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Atlona(R) to Host AtlonaAcademy Webinar Trainings on Advanced HDBaseT(TM) Technology

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. — March 6, 2012 — Atlona(R), a leading digital connectivity solutions provider, today announced that the company will be continuing its AtlonaAcademy online training program by hosting one-hour webinars on March 27 at 7 a.m. PST and March 28 at 12 p.m. PST. more

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Mitsubishi Electric, IAdea, CyberTouch Show Advanced Functionality at Digital Signage Expo 2012

Mitsubishi Electric, IAdea, CyberTouch Show Advanced Functionality at Digital Signage Expo 2012

Wide array of technologies, software and multi-touch displays at Booth #731

IRVINE, Calif., March 6, 2012 — Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. will exhibit its latest commercial-grade flat panel displays  joined with IAdea’s newest media players and advanced multi-touch screen capabilities by CyberTouch  at the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, March 6-9, 2012. Collaborative software for group display applications powered by DisplayNote and Anacore’s Synthesis will also be demonstrated on Mitsubishi’s multi-touch displays. Mitsubishi will be showcasing all of these tools on its 42- to 46-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch LCD flat panel monitors in standard and narrow bezel widths.

“Mitsubishi is known for its reliability and high-quality display products, and we’ve teamed with some of the best companies in retail digital signage to offer advanced functionality in a complete digital signage solution,” said John Hwang, product manager, Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc.

One of Mitsubishi’s bundles contains IAdea’s latest digital media players that support RSS feeds to display real-time Internet-based information like news or stock tickers, live video, movie files and signage content. The devices are also Wi-Fi-enabled, making installation, setup and content distribution to each player simple and easy.

Digital signage displays with multiple touch-points add a new level of engagement for users and help bring the content to life. CyberTouch’s touch-screen technology fits seamlessly onto Mitsubishi displays and recognizes up to 32 points of contact on the surface. This multi-point awareness adds advanced functionality, allowing simple gestures such as pinch-to-zoom to create a dynamic interactive display experience.

About Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc.
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. is a US subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of Tokyo, Japan. Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America manufactures and markets projectors, data wall display systems, LCD digital signage monitors and players, large-screen 3D DLP® televisions, the world’s first laser TV: LaserVue®, and industrial printers, photo kiosks and professional photo printers.

To learn about Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, visit www.MEVSA.com. Connect with Mitsubishi on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/MitsubishiDisplays) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/MitsuDisplays).

About IADEA
Founded in 2000, IAdea is dedicated to the development of leading-edge industrial-grade digital signage systems. IAdea’s media players adopt the XML-based W3C SMIL interface, allowing system integrators to quickly customize and tailor to individual project requirements. IAdea’s device technologies feature in large-scale projects including the China Post Office Media Network and Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport, offering proven robustness and lowered total cost of ownership (TCO). Thousands of digital signage sites worldwide are being powered by IAdea, serving millions of viewers each day. IAdea is an active member of the Digital Standards Committee of POPAI, promoting digital signage standards among major industry players. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with North American support office in Montreal, Canada, IAdea offers distribution and service networks in the U.S., Canada, Denmark, Sweden, U.K., Italy, Turkey, China, Japan, and Australia. http://www.IAdea.com.

About CyberTouch
CyberTouch products are the preferred interactive touch screen display solution in the industry; manufacturing custom and integrated touch screen displays for walls, tables, and kiosks. CyberTouch designs turnkey displays from 6.4” to 103” using both Resistive Single Touch and Advanced Infrared Multi-Touch technology. Products are available in desktop, wall-mount and open-frame configurations. Touch frames, custom environmental enclosures and multi touch video walls also make up CyberTouch’s vast array of touch related products. For more information about CyberTouch visit http://www.CyberTouch.com.

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DLP is a registered trademark of Texas Instruments. LaserVue is a registered trademark of Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact:
Nancy Napurski
Lionheart Communications
585-967-3348
nnapurski@lionheartpr.com

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Upstaging Takes Delivery of Six Robert Juliat Victor Followspots

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Upstaging, Inc. has purchased six Robert Juliat Victor followspots for its rental equipment inventory, which supplies some of the biggest names in entertainment coast to coast. The Sycamore, Illinois-based company has been known for theatrical lighting and equipment trucking since 1972; its additional capabilities include production services, mobile marketing and event coordination. Five Lakes Marketing, which represents architectural and theatrical lighting manufacturers from its base in White Lake, Michigan, closed the deal with Upstaging.

“We’ve been looking for an excuse to buy Victors for a couple of years,” admits Chuck Spector, Upstaging’s purchasing and rentals manager. “We had some experience with them on ‘Batman Live’ in Europe, and our crew chiefs have had positive experiences. Victors were specified for Reba McEntire’s tour, and that gave us the push we needed to purchase the lights. We bought them, sent them out on the tour and found them to be extremely reliable: The feedback was that they are rock solid.”

Robert Juliat’s Victor followspots feature high-performance double condenser optical systems, flicker-free electronic ballasts, 100 percent closing iris with backplate follower in a removable cassette, 100 percent closing mechanical dimmer and ‘A’ size gobo holder. It also boasts a boomerang six-way color changer system with removable filter frames as standard plus frost and IR filter frames on the flip lever.

According to Spector, Victors’ optics make the fixtures shine. “We did a shootout with them and other spotlights, and we were very impressed. That’s the hallmark that sets Robert Juliat products apart from the other guys.”

Spector also compliments Robert Juliat’s extensive customer service. “It’s been great – they’ve done everything in their power to work with us on any issues. Robert Juliat USA Fred Lindauer and Five Lakes principal Rob Ludwig make a winning team: They are really committed, helpful and great to work with.”

About Robert Juliat

Robert Juliat is a three-generation, independent family-run company dedicated to the manufacturing of professional stage lighting products. Robert Juliat lights are used by customers who include Cirque du Soleil, Celine Dion, New York’s Lincoln Center, LA’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Bruce Springsteen, Disney Theme Parks, Carnegie Hall, The San Francisco Opera and Ballet, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Comedie Francaise, The Sydney Opera House, plus theatres, schools and public venues around the world.

R&D, production and the company headquarters are based in the village of Fresnoy-en-Thelle, 50 km north of Paris. Robert Juliat USA is located in Wallingford, Connecticut. For more information visit www.robertjuliatamerica.com.

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Rome’s Famous Auditorium Parco Della Musica Gets HARMAN Studer Vista 9 Digital Console

Massimiliano Cervini (left) and Roberto Catucci (right). Photo Credit: Alberto Maria Trabucco.

ROME, Italy — A HARMAN Studer Vista 9 digital console has been added to the technical inventory of the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome by Italian distributors Leading Technologies Srl. This will enable the different performance spaces within the complex to handle all elements of mixing for recording, music production, live events and broadcast television.

Designed by renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano and inaugurated back in December 2002, the facility boasts three differently configured and differently purposed concert halls, set around a 3,000-seat open-air amphitheatre, alongside the Olympic Village.

Optimised acoustically, and catering for all musical tastes, resident engineer and technical manager, Massimiliano Cervini, commissioned the versatile desk to cater for the diverse range of productions and requirements.

The new initiative was strongly supported by the company’s CEO Dr. Carlo Fuortes of Fondazione Musica per Roma (Music Foundation for Rome), which manages the Auditorium, and the Production Manager, Roberto Catucci. Already with one of the highest levels of international technical standards of architectural acoustics, the arrival of the Vista 9 provides a further boost.

Originally it was the concerts of the Royal Academy of Santa Cecilia that needed archiving, and such was their relationship with RAI Radio and Television that there was a requirement for two fully functional studios to record the concerts, taking feeds from the different halls.

With the need to undertake a lot more post-production work, and handle live and broadcast mixing simultaneously (with universal audio/video routing), the facility decided to upgrade its console in the two control rooms.

“The requirement for a mixer that would provide ease of use led us to the Vista 9,” Cervini said. “The exclusive Vistonics™ platform is not only user-friendly but is so advanced that it allows everyone to work with the same immediacy, with faster and faster access, combining all the advantages of analogue and digital. We listened to the very high sound quality, and realised we could use this as both a live mixing desk as well as a broadcast console.”

Two of the performance spaces, Santa Cecilia Hall and Sinopoli Hall, can now communicate via their own independent control rooms and the entire auditorium has broadcast-standard wiring, including the smallest Petrassi, Hall (which is now compatible with the two larger rooms). This has enabled Auditorium Parco della Musica to undertake live television operations, with direct connection through the tie-lines to external OB trucks, fully equipped with fibre optic broadcast and returns. In particular, this comes into its own during the Rome Film Festival.

“We have a huge availability of channels and mic converters,” Cervini added. “We have the choice of over 120 microphone inputs—more than any client will request; even the larger symphony orchestras have never exceeded 46 microphones!”

The new set up has already won the approval of EMI’s Abbey Road Studios in the UK, who used the facility recently and then decided to return.

Among the features highlighted by Cervini are the console’s innovations and TFT metering, along with the ease of view and communication with older systems. Also there is its wide range of DSP cards and MADI slots (with ease of swap), offering ample redundancy (including channels dedicated to the D21m Stagebox I/O’s).

“In fact, there are so many attributes, the list is endless: the dynamic automation and integration with Avid Pro Tools, the unique colourful FaderGlow [which provides the operator with an instant overview of the console status by illuminating each fader in one of eight freely-assignable colours], the innovative Vistonics touchscreen interface, dedicated to the beautiful TFT metering,” Cervini noted. “But overall, with the Vista 9 console where you touch you can see the display—you have everything under control with a visual reference right in front of your eyes, wherever you are!

Summing up, the Auditorium’s technical manager stated, “We are delighted with our choice of investment and the support given by Leading Technologies. All engineers agree, whether older analogue purists or new generation digital engineers, that with a Studer Vista 9 we have made the best decision.”

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets — supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported net sales of $4.2 billion for twelve months ending December 31, 2011.

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Wohler Releases Compact AMP1-16M Unit Engineered for Intuitive and Cost-Effective SDI Audio Monitoring

SAN FRANCISCO — March 6, 2012 — Wohler Technologies today announced the release of the AMP1-16M dual-input SDI audio monitor, engineered to enable high-performance monitoring of embedded audio in 3G/HD or SD-SDI streams at an attractive price point. The compact unit de-embeds and monitors any or all of the 16 audio channels in 3G/HD/SD-SDI signals, providing intuitive operation via adjustable volume and balance controls, as well as clear display of levels and other critical information on bright 2.4-inch LED-backlit LCD displays. more

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BROADCAST NETWORKS HELPS PROCAM TELEVISION MOVE INTO THE MOBILE PRODUCTION MARKET

Internationally acclaimed broadcast hire company Procam Television is now able to offer clients fully mobile production facilities after taking delivery of its first multi-purpose production vehicle, which was built by leading UK systems integration specialist Broadcast Networks.

The new vehicle can accommodate up to 12 cameras and is based on a sturdy Volkswagon Crafter chassis. It has sufficient room to accommodate a crew of five and incorporates some of the most sophisticated broadcast and production technology on the market.

John Brennan, Managing Director of Procam Television, says: “Our philosophy has always been to invest in the very latest technology so that we can provide our customers with the right solutions to make their productions easier and, where possible, more cost effective.

“We have invested in this new vehicle because we wanted to offer our customers facilities for continuous filming in a range of setting. We hope to see the Pro truck working in lots of different markets, and a large part of its attraction is its versatility and green ecological friendliness.”

With more than 25 years’ experience in designing and delivering media systems and Outside Broadcast vehicles to clients such as Chellomedia in Holland, Bloomberg in Germany, ITV and Arqiva in the UK, OB Team in Norway and SBP in Italy, Broadcast Networks was ideally placed to help Procam Television move into this new market sector.

“Choosing Broadcast Networks was an easy decision to make,” Brennan adds, “With such a firm heritage in television production, it made little sense to go elsewhere.”

Perry Mitchell, Procam Television’s Technical Director, says, “Our brief to Broadcast Networks was to provide us with a production vehicle that offered maximum flexibility and could also operate in situations where an external power supply wasn’t available. They achieved this by sourcing equipment with 12 volt inputs and by incorporating a 12 volt power system with on-board batteries and an AC inverter. This highly sophisticated power system was originally developed for the luxury yacht market, but it works perfectly on board this vehicle as the combination of 12 volt equipment and 12 volt power means that the truck can operator for up to five hours without access to an external generator or mains power.”

Procam Television’s new production vehicle is equipped with four Cinedeck RX two-channel High Definition tapeless digital video recorders, which were chosen because they have removable disks and accept a variety of formats including ProRes, DNxHD, Cineform and uncompressed 422 and 444, up to 1080p. The vehicle also has a Blackmagic 40 x 40 Videohub video router that can be used with iPad control and a Blackmagic ATEM 2M/E production switcher.

Also unique is the inclusion of seven Sony TRIMASTER EL™ monitors with proprietary OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) technology. Procam Television chose these monitors for their colour accuracy and was the first Sony customer in Europe to take delivery of the new units.

Matthew Slater, Project Manager for Broadcast Networks, adds that the interior of the vehicle has been carefully thought out to ensure maximum space and flexibility for the operating crews.

“The sound, production and engineering control areas are on a single desk across the length of the vehicle and we have designed the desk so that different audio mixers can be accommodated depending on the production,” he explains. “We have also cabled the vehicle in such a way that crews can specify the free-standing production equipment they want to work with and then have it quickly and easily installed.”

Externally, the vehicle has a pneumatic telescopic mast that can be used to mount cameras for overhead shots, plus a roof platform for camera personnel.

Since taking delivery of the new vehicle, Procam Television already has bookings in place for several observational documentary projects across the UK.

Such is the demand that Procam is currently planning the build of a similar fleet of vehicles.

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About Broadcast Networks Ltd:
Broadcast Networks is a UK-based Systems Integrator with clients the world over. From High Definition studio systems to Outside Broadcast vehicles, on location communications to satellite uplinks, Broadcast Networks offer a totally integrated and bespoke solution. The team’s technical and operational experience means it can meet the demands of both broadcast and IT-centric projects. The company’s very flexible approach and a high level of commitment and service ensure it meets all customers’ needs.

Unit 2, Riverwey Industrial Park, Newman Lane, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2QL, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1420 592100 Email: info@bcnet.co.uk www.bcnet.co.uk

About Procam Television:

Since forming in 1991, Procam Television has become one of the leading hire facilities in the UK.

Working with most major broadcasters, production companies and corporate blue-chip clients both in this country and worldwide, Procam strongly believe in providing individually tailored solutions with unbiased advice. Providing equipment and crews for shoots of various sizes, from one cameraman and his camera to a fully staffed studio crew, Procam Television can meet the needs of your production. Continually investing in the very latest broadcast technology, Procam strives to find the right solutions that make production easier and where possible more cost effective.

Procam Television
Unit 3 Battersea Business Park, 102-104 Stewarts Road, London, SW8 4UG
Tel: 020 7622 9888 (24 hours). Fax: 020 7622 1887
General enquiries: info@procam.tv

Procam Television – Manchester
Unit 4, Clayton Court, The City Works, 5 Welcomb Street (Off Ashton Old Road), Manchester, M11 2NB
Tel: 0161 604 0701. Fax: 0161 220 9801
General enquiries: manchester@procam.tv

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HARMAN’s Soundcraft Schedules “Mixing With Professionals” Seminars in Nashville and Atlanta With FOH Engineer Kenneth Williams

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – HARMAN’s Soundcraft will continue its “Mixing With Professionals” seminar series in March with stops in Nashville, Tennessee and Atlanta, Georgia. Both seminars will feature Kenneth H. Williams who, in addition to currently serving as front of house engineer and production manager for Erykah Badu, has worked with numerous artists including Estelle, Raheem DeVaughn, Corbin Bleu, LL Cool J, Stevie Wonder, John Mayer, and the Goo Goo Dolls.

A longtime user of the Soundcraft Vi6™ digital console, Williams will present two half-day seminars on how to get the most out of using the Vi6 for concert sound mixing, while offering advice about live sound mixing in general, and meeting the demands of being a being an audio engineer and production manager for some of the world’s top R & B, hip hop, rock and pop artists.

The seminars in Nashville will be held on Wednesday, March 7 at Vision2 Marketing, Soundcraft’s regional representative. The seminars in Atlanta will take place on Wednesday, March 21 at the Atlanta Institute of Music.

“Our ‘Mixing With Professionals’ seminars in Miami last November featuring Kenneth H. Williams were highly successful and we’re looking forward to more success with Kenneth at our upcoming Nashville and Atlanta sessions,” said Katy Templeman-Holmes of Soundcraft Studer. “The ‘Mixing With Professionals’ program has provided tremendous opportunities—not just for attendees to learn first-hand from some of the top audio engineers in the industry, but for Soundcraft to learn from attendees about the needs of our current and potential customers.”

The Nashville (March 7) and Atlanta (March 21) seminars will take place from 9:30 AM-1:30 PM for the early session and 2:00 PM-6:00 PM for the later session. The seminars are free, and attendees can sign up online at http://usa.soundcraft.com/mwp/events.aspx. The events are open to professionals wanting to learn more about the Soundcraft Vi Series digital consoles, those making the transition from analog to digital consoles, new engineers and others.

East Coast dates are being planned for the near future so anyone interested is encouraged to frequently check the Soundcraft USA website.

Vision2 Marketing is located at 624 West Iris Drive, Nashville, TN 37204

The Atlanta Institute of Music is located at 2875 Breckinridge Boulevard #700, Duluth, GA 30096

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets — supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported net sales of $4.2 billion for twelve months ending December 31, 2011.

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WorldStage Hires Three for West Coast Office

WorldStage, the new brand for Scharff Weisberg and Video Applications Inc., has announced the addition of three staff members to its western office in Tustin, Ca. Sean T. Glen joins WorldStage as senior project manger, Stuart Kopple as senior account executive and Dan Leavitt as production services manager. All bring a wealth of experience and a depth of expertise to their positions that will enhance WorldStage’s capabilities and customer service.

“It’s exciting to be taking on new challenges with the WorldStage team,” says Sean Glen. “WorldStage has an impressive record of accomplishments and a reputation for excellence in the industry. I’m looking forward to working with this innovative engineering team and adding my talents and expertise to the company’s future achievements.”

Glen brings to the company 25 years of technical and production experience, including producing live events in stadiums, arenas, theaters, convention centers and hotels in the US and abroad. He served as event producer for the premier of DreamWorks’ “Shark Tales” in Venice, Italy, negotiating with the local government to build a special temporary dock on the canal at St. Mark’s Square to load and unload equipment, including the largest inflatable screen ever designed and fabricated.

He also served as event producer for the Paramount Pictures premiere of “Mission Impossible III” in New York. Glen started STG Entertainment in 1990 providing sound design and production management for special events, concerts, corporate shows, meetings, conventions and environmental experiences. The company was purchased in 1997 by Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, where he spent the next four years as director of technical and production services. There, he provided sound design and technical management to such notable events as: the world’s largest film premiere, “Pocohontas” in Central Park before 100,000 guests; the premiere of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” before 60,000 guests at The Super Dome, which was also a live one-hour television special; the premiere of “Mulan” at the Hollywood Bowl; and the premiere of “Armageddon” at the Kennedy Space Center where Aerosmith headed the bill.

Stuart Kopple sees “great opportunities” as he joins WorldStage. “It’s a company with a best-in-class reputation and fantastic capabilities, a totally scalable organization with continuing growth. I’m counting on being part of that growth process,” he says.

Like Sean Glen, Kopple brings more than 25 years experience to his new post at WorldStage. Kopple’s expertise is sales management for leading event technology organizations, which have produced everything from live outdoor concerts, stadium shows and exhibitions to Hollywood film productions, international events, satellite video broadcasting, webcasting, digital signage and more.

For the past year, Kopple has acted as national account executive for Creative Technology where he previously served as sales manager/project manager. Prior to that, he held positions as a global sales manager/technical director and regional sales manager/project manager at PSAV. Earlier in his career, Kopple was senior engineer at Lion Gate AV and Local 16, San Francisco, and he has held other prestigious positions in the industry.

As Dan Leavitt joins WorldStage, he looks forward “to continuing to establish the cutting-edge brand that is WorldStage. I know I will enjoy working with all the intelligent, professional and personable people I’ve already met at the company.”

Leavitt has a varied background in theater, film, television and corporate video and most recently did camera/ENG/EFP production on a freelance basis. Among his most notable events were working with the San Diego Chargers and headliners Snoop Dogg, Sheryl Crow, Sean Paul, KC & the Sunshine Band, as well as former US vice president Al Gore. With Video Applications Inc. he participated in the Dreamforce 2011 event, LED and LCD walls for Oracle and an interactive video wall for Intel’s CES booth.

Earlier, Leavitt spent two years with Pechanga where he oversaw the opening of their major hotel working with the construction company and AV planners on the property’s digital signage and its restaurants’ plasmas and digital displays. Prior to that he was senior video tech with Meeting Services.

“We are fortunate and excited to have each of these gentlemen join the WorldStage team,” says Gregg Whitaker, President of Video Applications. “Each brings to us a unique skill set and associated experience that will support and expand our leading position in the industry.”

WorldStage Inc., the company created by the merger of Scharff Weisberg Inc and Video Applications Inc, continues a thirty-year legacy of providing clients the widest variety of entertainment technology coupled with conscientious and imaginative engineering services. WorldStage provides audio, video and lighting equipment and services to the event, theatrical, broadcast and brand experience markets nationally and internationally.

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New Stand Alone Digital Signage Player and Server from DT Research

Player and Server in one digital signage appliance

New Stand Alone Digital Signage Player and Server in One

Robust SP Series Combines Functions for Efficient Deployments

SAN JOSE, Calif., – March 6, 2012 – DT Research™, Inc., an industry leader in the development of digital messaging appliances for vertical markets, today announced a new line of digital signage players, the Player/Server Appliances (SP). An SP appliance performs as both a media player and a server, eliminating the need for a separate server device, and streamlining digital signage deployments. With pre-installed WebDT Player and WebDT Content Manager software, the SP appliances are ready to perform out of the box, ideal for events, presentations, reception areas, and test deployments. One SP appliance is also capable as operating as a server for up to ten digital signage player appliances, ready to create a network for targeted communications.

The SP1350 is a small form factor solid state player that incorporates an AMD Fusion Dual Core processor and Hudson graphics card in one design. This fanless, power-efficient player offers full HD display resolution, providing content with the best possible viewing experience, and a wireless network interface option.

The SP200 is powered by the Intel Core i3 or i7 processor, with full-HD/dual full-HD, and the capability to display content on one or two screens. The SP200 also offers an optional video capture card with HDMI, component, composite, and S-video inputs.

Both the SP1350 and SP200 offer the Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system, making it flexible to integrate with third-party applications.

The scalable SP digital signage appliance line grows with the needs of the deployment and project, offering a streamlined digital signage set up in a single location and able to accommodate adding on players and locations. There are no recurring fees with the WebDT Digital Signage System, lowering the total cost of operating and giving complete control of content management. The comprehensive WebDT Content Manager software provides a navigable interface to schedule and plan content files from any location and also includes tools to manage signage appliance functions such as power on/off timing.

About DT Research
DT Research™ develops and manufactures web-enabled information appliances for vertical applications. The DT family of products is based on embedded computing platforms for secure, reliable, and cost-effective computing. DT products include digital signage solutions, wireless tablets, point-of-service handhelds, compact modular systems, and display-integrated information systems. These systems emphasize mobility, wireless connectivity and touch displays. Powered by Windows® operating systems, DT devices offer durability and ease in integration, leading to solutions that can be remotely managed with the comprehensive WebDT Content Manager and WebDT Device Manager software. For more information, visit http://signage.dtri.com and www.dtresearch.com.

DT Research and WebDT are trademarks of DT Research, Inc. All other brands and product names may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

UCSC’s Theater Arts Center Streams Live Video Production With Visionary Solutions’ Encoding

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — March 5, 2012 — Visionary Solutions Inc. today announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz’s (UCSC) Theater Arts Department has selected Visionary Solutions’ IPTV encoders to stream audio and video signals during its production of The Thinning Veil, a modern adaptation of an ancient Greek drama. The production takes place in two different theaters simultaneously, connected by a live Internet stream. more

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