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New In-House AV at Vandenberg Air Force Base

Placing a satellite into polar orbit isn’t the only cause for a launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) on California’s “Central Coast”.
In January of 2010, Jensen AV launched the newly renovated Pacific Coast Club, the on-base banquet and meeting space at VAFB. The facility hosts a variety of events including promotional ceremonies, conferences and other military functions. Generals and dignitaries speak at trainings and launches. It even supports non-military community events – think comedy shows, weddings and local high school proms.

Prior to the new system installation, the banquet staff would have to call in the on-base AV rental company for any presentation equipment or services. The banquet staff would then have to call in a request to the subcontractor to order a sound system, video camera, screen and projector – any piece of AV gear. And on top of that, a contractor would have to be hired to operate the system.

“This was an expensive, complex and sometimes frustrating system considering the amount of events taking place in the facility,” explained Jane Darrah, Director of Special Events and Catering for the Pacific Coast Club. “We no longer have to quickly flip rooms from one type of an event to another – setting up and tearing down all of the AV equipment off of the floor.”

The facility offers a large three-section ballroom, as well as two smaller breakout rooms (Warrior Room 1 and 2). The large ballroom can be split into three separate meeting spaces, all with individual AV capabilities. Combined with the two Warrior rooms, at any given point in time up to five presentations can be taking place concurrently.

“It really enables us to host a variety of events with different types of audiovisual needs simultaneously – without any interference between rooms,” stated Darrah.

Each section in the large ballroom contains a Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-18 PTZ Camera, a Sanyo 7,000-Lumen DLP projector and a sound system. The Warrior rooms are also equipped with Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-18 PTZ Cameras, a Sanyo 7,000-Lumen LCD projector and sound systems.

Each of the five rooms is equipped with a DVD player, a PC for PowerPoint presentations and an 8-inch portable AMX touch controller for individual room control of playing, pausing, switching sources and video playback. Now the banquet staff can set up the AV in each room, literally start setting up the tables and chairs, and move onto the AV setup.

Back in the control room, a ProductionVIEW HD switcher/mixer controls the cameras, while an AMX Modero VG Series controls the entire room system.

“Because all of the rooms are connected, a single camera operator can actually view, monitor and record all five rooms from one central control room,” said Salgado, Sales and Engineering Director of Jensen AV. The operator also has the ability to route video from one room to another. If the main ballroom is at capacity, video can be pushed to the Warrior rooms as an overflow option. If a more intimate demonstration is taking place in the Warrior rooms, video can be routed to the main ballroom for overflow.

“This really gives them the flexibility they need,” explained Salgado. “The whole point is that they’re understaffed, so now they only need one AV tech to run the entire event center.”

Adhering to the space’s existing aesthetics, the sleek look and feel was a must when designing the system. The products had to blend into the room design – and of course the existing lighting. And there isn’t much lighting in those rooms. “Because the lighting is varied and not very bright, it was extremely helpful to have Vaddio’s Quick-Connect CCUs. Salgado elaborated, “Having the ability to alter the color of the video image from one central location saves hours and hours of time. We tested several cameras and everybody liked the Vaddio HD-18 cameras the best.”

Not to say there weren’t any obstacles along the way.

The 50-foot height of the rooms presented a problem for mounting the screens and cameras. “The sections were split by 30-foot ceilings, and then we had to mount everything another 20-feet past that,” explained Salgado. “It was just a feat to safely and securely mount everything into place.”

Another challenge posed was coordinating and working around rooms in use. Because it’s a military base the facility never shut down. “While we were installing equipment in one room there was actually a meeting going in the other room,” said Salgado. “We would have to finish a room, move to the next and completely pack up and leave the room usable. When a General needed a meeting the general got the meeting. But they were really good about working with us and giving us notice so it worked out.”

“They’ve been so much happier as far as being able to control the equipment. Being able to have an ad-hoc meeting really easily – being able to sell the room now with installed gear – as opposed to an empty room. It’s made it much easier to market the facility.”

And Darrah agreed. “There aren’t any facilities in our community that can compare to ours. Our AV capabilities combined with our food service, location, size and incredible pricing takes us to the top of the list for meeting events in the area. This equipment is keeping the customers coming. Without it, we would lose business to a facility that is equipped. It is an absolute asset.”

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Technology Meets Fashion When Look Solutions’ TINY CX Fog Generator Triggers Designer Anouk Wipprecht’s Smoke Dress

Look Solutions’ TINY CX compact, battery-operated fog generator is small enough to be wearable but who knew it would form the basis for the Smoke Dress? Developed by Netherlands-based fashiontech designer Anouk Wipprecht in collaboration with designer Aduen Darriba, the Smoke Dress was unveiled at the Dutch Electronic Art Festival in Rotterdam and is currently being shown at Vienna’s Technosensual exhibition, which is billed as a venue “where fashion meets technology.”

The Smoke Dress is the latest creation from Wipprecht who dressed Fergie in an outfit made of Luminex with integrated optical fibers and LEDs for the singer’s Super Bowl performance this year. Wipprecht is also well known for her cocktail-serving Daredroid creation. The Smoke Dress triggers attention with its flirty, blinking LEDs and then covers the wearer with fog as soon as people approach. The Smoke Dress functions as a protective shield, the designer says, “just like an octopus in self-defense” envelops itself in clouds of ink.

“Look Solutions’ 630-gram TINY CX is fundamental to the Smoke Dress,” Wipprecht reports. “I needed a wireless, wearable smoke system that could cover the dress with fog when people came close to it. TINY CX met all the requirements for size, ease of use and top performance.”

TINY CX has a warm-up time of less than one second and is easy to handle. At its heart, a microprocessor controls and supervises all important functions for continuous and safe running. The fluid tank is fitted to the housing and filled with original Tiny-fluid, which ensures a dense fog output. The internal battery supplies energy only when necessary greatly increasing operating time. It can produce 10-15 minutes of continuous output or up to 150 puffs of five seconds each.

TINY CX can easily be triggered with one hand: The start button is placed in the device’s lid and can be pressed with the thumb. It can also be operated by cable or radio remote control; with a DMX converter it can be triggered via DMX 512. A timer can program in fog and fog-free sequences.

Wipprecht is considered a rising star in the emerging field of “fashionable technology” or “technological couture,” which combines fashion know-how and style with engineering smarts. Her creations act as “host” systems on the body moving, breathing and reacting to the environment around them. She often displays the nuts-and-bolts of garments on the outside so viewers can witness the unique interactions where technology creates the aesthetics.

About Look Solutions

Based in Germany, Look Solutions manufactures high-performance fog machines, haze machines, battery-powered mini-foggers, low-foggers, accessories and fluids at reasonable prices. Look Solutions USA, located in western Maryland, serves customers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, or to request a demo machine for evaluation, visit www.looksolutionsusa.com or call Hunter Totty, Director of Operations, at 1-800-426-4189. Look Solutions’ Technical Service line is 646-300-0520.

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BTX Introduces MediaMessenger(TM) Digital Signage Kit

Offered in Multiple Versions, Cost and Time-Saving Kit Includes PADS4 Software, BTX MediaMessenger Player, Display, Wall Mount, and HDMI(R) Cables

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — July 18, 2012 — BTX Technologies, a value-added distributor and manufacturer of interface, integration, and system products, today introduced its MediaMessenger(TM) Digital Signage Kit, which includes everything needed to set up a digital signage system quickly in one cost-effective package. Offered in three different versions — Gold, Silver, and Bronze — with multiple configurations to meet the needs of any installation, the turnkey system includes Net Display Systems’ (NDS) PADS4 digital signage viewer software, a BTX MediaMessenger Media Player, commercial-grade Philips flat-panel display, flat-panel wall mount, and HDMI(R) cables.

The BTX MediaMessenger Digital Signage Kit is powered by PADS4 digital signage software. With PADS4, users can easily integrate real-time data from sources including Microsoft(R) Exchange, Microsoft Dynamics(R), SAP, content management systems, room reservation systems, queue management, and social media. Interactivity can also be incorporated into signage systems using touchscreens, RFID, barcodes, QR codes, and face recognition.

Ideal for media-intensive presentations, content is driven to the Kit’s display by the BTX MediaMessenger Media Player. Developed in collaboration with the most sophisticated hardware engineers in the country, the MediaMessenger player is optimized for PowerPoint(R) content, Flash(R), 1080p video, rotating pictures, scrolling text, and more.

The Gold, Silver, and Bronze Suites are all available with 32-inch, 42-inch, or 55-inch displays, with the Silver and Gold Suites also offering 42-inch touchscreen displays. The Bronze Suite supports basic content including text and images. For more sophisticated presentations, the Silver Suite adds support for video and sound, web, interactivity, Flash, and more. For the ultimate in multimedia, the Gold Suite is bolstered with support for presentation-in-presentation, television, charts, tables, PDFs, and RS-232. To ensure proper set-up, the Silver and Gold Suites both include one hour of integrator training. An additional two hours of technical support from BTX’s expert staff is included with the Gold Suite.

“Our cost-effective MediaMessenger Digital Signage Kit includes everything needed to get a digital signage system up and running in a matter of hours instead of days,” said Greg Schwartz, president of BTX. “Once set up, the PADS4 software saves network operators the time and expense of duplicating content by integrating with existing databases and more, while our MediaMessenger Media Player delivers exceptional performance for media-intensive content. With three different versions to choose from, we offer the right solution for any installation.”

To learn more about the MediaMessenger Digital Signage Kit and PADS4 software, join BTX for a webinar July 19 at 11:00 a.m. EST. To register, go to https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/615699303.

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About BTX Technologies, Inc.
BTX manufactures and distributes the industry’s finest interface and integration products for audio, video, security, digital signage, and many other applications. Providing its customers with value-added “Beyond Distribution” services, the company backs every product it sells with a rigorous in-house testing program and highly trained customer support team. The company has been certified as an InfoComm International(R) Sapphire Certified Audiovisual Solutions Provider(R) (CAVSP(R)) since 2007. In business since 1967, the company’s products are available online at www.btx.com, by calling 800-666-0996, and from a selection of international distributors listed on the company’s website.

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Frost Cutlery Drives Sales with Live Productions Anchored by Broadcast Pix Video Control Center

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced that Frost Cutlery is using a Slate™ 1000 Video Control Center™ to produce 16 hours of live programming each week to sell its extensive catalog of products, as well as a Slate Desktop to handle master control. Based in Chattanooga, Tenn., Frost Cutlery offers a variety of knives, swords, and kitchen cutlery, as well as other collectibles.

Through Frost Media Group, its in-house production company, Frost Cutlery produces four-hour live shows four days per week, which are broadcast live and replayed on various satellite and broadcast channels across the country, including several Ion Television stations. The program, Cutlery Corner Network, is also streamed live at www.cutlerycorner.net. Frost also has plans to ramp up production for Frost Great Outdoors, a 24/7/365 network currently in development.

“Broadcast Pix is effective for Frost Cutlery because it provides unlimited creativity, functionality, and productivity,” said Tim Colvard, director of broadcast operations. Cutlery Corner Network is a four-camera studio production, with two Panasonic cameras on pedestals, one on a jib, and one handheld. Colvard also expects to add a fifth camera, a Steadicam unit, in the near future. Frost Media Group went live with its Broadcast Pix systems in July 2010 and purchased them from Encore Broadcast Solutions in Chattanooga.

While programming is not produced in HD, it is very graphic intensive. Six keys are used during the show (with additional keys utilized from master control) to display the product number, product details, animations produced in Motion, graphics for special segments that highlight multiple knife sets, and more. “The key in the Broadcast Pix is just so clean that the graphics look great,” Colvard added.

Colvard also relies on Fluent™ Macros to transition on-screen formats between sets. “The memories are a godsend. The CG stays on the air, but everything changes upstream,” he said. “It completely changes the function of the switcher with one button. It’s a beautiful thing.”

Using Slate’s built-in Fluent-View, all sources are displayed in front of the director on a 42-inch screen, with a 23-inch touch-screen located to the side for easy access to additional clips and graphics. The configuration is duplicated at master control with two 23-inch monitors.

Frost has a unique setup, with its Slate 1000 and Slate Desktop installed next to each other in the control room for redundancy. Using a built-in failsafe feature, the Slate 1000 feeds master control on Input 1. If master control goes down, it defaults automatically to the production switcher (and the transition is seamless for viewers). Conversely, if the Slate 1000 fails, the Slate Desktop is configured to switch the show live, and the director can continue switching the show by literally sliding his chair to the right.

“With so much riding on the reliability and security of the technology to keep us on the air, it made selecting the Broadcast Pix line of products a no-brainer. We installed both chassis near each other to facilitate interconnection as necessary,” Colvard explained. “We’ve got $15,000 an hour riding on Broadcast Pix for staying in business. If I’ve got a switcher that dies, it can take up to five minutes to get back on the air. In the meantime, I’ve lost viewers and I’ve lost revenue. With Broadcast Pix, I can focus on other things – I don’t have to worry about being off the air.”

About Broadcast Pix Broadcast Pix is the leader in live video production systems. Its Video Control Centers™ empower operators with patented techniques that combine cameras, clips and graphics to create compelling live video. The integration of a multi-format switcher, clip store, graphics system with a Harris or Chyron CG, and device controls provides the lowest cost of ownership at a fraction of the cost of a conventional control room to buy, staff and operate. Systems range from compact systems controlled by a touch-screen or voice-automation to sophisticated 2 M/E control panels. Customers include leading broadcast, corporate, education, religious, government, webcast, entertainment and mobile studios in more than 110 countries. Learn more at www.broadcastpix.com.

Broadcast Pix, Slate, Fluent, and Video Control Centers are trademarks of Broadcast Pix, Inc. Patented.

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SnapAV’s Surveillance DVR and HDMI Matrix Switcher Drivers Now Control4 Certified

Charlotte, NC – July 18, 2012 – SnapAV, a manufacturer and exclusive source of more than 1,000 high-quality custom A/V products in the US and Canada, today announced that it now has Control4 Certified drivers for its Wirepath™ Surveillance DVRs and Binary™ HDMI Switchers.

SnapAV has upgraded its Wirepath™ DVRs to be directly controlled via IP using its newly-developed certified driver, located within the Control4 Composer programming software. SnapAV has also developed Control4 Certified drivers for its Binary™ HDMI Matrix Switchers. The certifications make integration into a Control4 system simpler and grants dealers access to comprehensive Control4 technical support when integrating the products. SnapAV is the first manufacturer to have a Control4 Certified driver for DVRs.

“A lot of SnapAV dealers are Control4 dealers,” says SnapAV Senior Vice President Adam Levy. “We are thrilled to partner with companies like this and provide easier integration and better support when both of these products are working together. Combined with the recent software update that allows Wirepath Surveillance DVRs to stream video directly into the Control4 interface, these new certified drivers help our dealers save time and money when using our products with Control4 systems.”

“With over 6,500 drivers from 150 different companies, Control4 enables third-party manufacturers to design leading consumer electronics devices that integrate within the Control4 system.

“Control4 has long held the view that in order to drive home automation adoption, everything in the home must work together,” said Jim Arnold, SVP of Sales at Control4. “Control4 Certified products improve the operation of home theaters, multi-room music, lighting, temperature control, energy management, and security by improving both compatibility and functionality before installation. We are pleased to add SnapAV to our esteemed list of partner brands. ”

About SnapAV
Established in 2005 by custom integrator Jay Faison and based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SnapAV is a manufacturer and exclusive source of more than 1,000 installer-friendly products for the custom A/V channel. SnapAV empowers custom installers to run more efficient businesses. The company provides high quality, lucrative products supported by best-in-class online ordering and customer service. All products are protected by zero-tolerance Internet sales policies and many feature lifetime warranties.
For more information visit www.snapav.com

About Control4
Control4 is a leading provider of automation systems for homes and businesses by offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, energy, and security through more than 2,200 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 72 countries. By delivering insightfully simple control solutions that enhance the lives of individuals and families, Control4 is the automation platform of choice for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world. For more information visit www.control4.com.

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Credenza Racks Line Expanded with Deeper Options and New Mounts

Fairfield, NJ–– Middle Atlantic Products is expanding its offering of C5 Series Credenza Racks to include a variety of new sizes and monitor mounting options. Providing more flexibility to meet the needs of a wider variety of applications, the line expansion includes the addition of deeper models, extender kits and single and dual monitor mounts.

Deeper version Credenza racks provide an additional 4” of useable depth to accommodate deeper components including Middle Atlantic UPS systems with expansion batteries. A different option for accommodating deeper equipment is available for standard size Credenza Racks: new Depth Extender Kits are field-installable and add nearly 3” to the frame’s useable depth while staying within the overall depth of the wood surface.

Enhancing its usability for conference room applications, new Single and Dual Monitor Mounts are now available for attaching one or two larger monitors directly to the Credenza Rack. This useful alternative to wall mounting monitors can be further equipped with new camera shelves for videoconferencing systems.

Credenza Racks are designed with a steel frame that ships quickly from stock and a separate outer covering that can be tailored to the customer’s specifications. They are integrated with quiet, energy-saving thermostatically controlled fans that automatically run when needed.

For more information about Credenza Racks and Middle Atlantic Products, please click to www.middleatlantic.com or call 1.800.266.7225.

Matrox Video Products Group IBC2012 Product Preview

Stand 7.B29

Company Overview:
Matrox(R) Video Products Group is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, DVD/Blu-ray authoring, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, clip/still stores, and CGs. Matrox’s Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, post-production facilities, project studios, corporate communicators, videographers and A/V professionals worldwide. more

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CBS Upfront Plays Carnegie Hall with Video Support from WorldStage

CBS and Carnegie Hall. Big network, big stage, big success for the annual Upfront Sales Presentation, which previewed the fall program lineup. Once again CBS called on WorldStage, the new brand for Scharff Weisberg and Video Applications, Inc., for video support as Carnegie Hall’s famous stage showcased the latest CBS stars and shows.

Having partnered with CBS since 1994, the WorldStage team has finely honed its upfront skills, especially as far as Carnegie Hall is concerned. “CBS has used Carnegie Hall as its upfront venue for sometime now. Over the last three years, the production team has taken the path of using more of the proscenium and larger projections,” notes Shawn Oatey, WorldStage account manager/project manager. “This year’s upfront continued the process of moving away from the traditional rectangular widescreen-look, allowing speaker support content to live anywhere in the projected space of the proscenium.”

WorldStage was charged with expanding display beyond the hero screen to incorporate the architectural elements of Carnegie Hall’s celebrated proscenium stage. The network wanted to paint content across the big canvas of a stage more accustomed to hosting symphony orchestras than upfronts.

“The overall project was very demanding from a logistical and schedule standpoint,” says Oatey. “Working in a landmark venue like Carnegie Hall presents numerous challenges, and the entire CBS team really did an amazing job in a very compact period of time.”

CBS Executive Producer Jane Gottlieb comments, “WorldStage’s engineering expertise and client service are the reasons why CBS relies on them for our most prestigious and high profile events. We’re impressed with and grateful for the amazingly complex work they are able to accomplish within very restrictive parameters of space and set-up time at Carnegie.”

Oatey describes the array of display surfaces, which worked separately and in tandem to dazzle guests. “A hard-wall scenic element painted white created the lower projection surface. There was a large white muslin hero screen surface for the main content. And white muslin scenic elements above the hero screen area, left and right of the center audio speaker cluster, which were also dressed in white. In addition, there was a rear-projected, 21×12-foot screen, which formed a beautiful backdrop for the center-stage ‘Mousehole’ entrance and main camera shot.”

WorldStage used 18 projectors to cover the complex display surfaces: 16 brand new J-Series Christie Roadster HD20K-J projectors, plus a pair of Christie HD10K-M projectors for rear projection on the ‘Mousehole’ entrance.

Projection design called for two separate 2×2 quadrant projection spaces, one inside the other, to create a seamless overall look that encompassed the entire stage and proscenium arch. “The larger outside quadrant projection was 80 feet wide and 51 feet tall and covered by four double-stacks of projectors,” Oatey explains. “The inner quadrant, for the hero screen, was 61 feet wide by 24 feet tall and covered by another group of four double-stacked projectors.”

Switching was performed with three Christie Vista Spyder X20s, which managed and distributed the content from 22 Dataton WATCHOUT servers. WorldStage used projection positioning, warping and masking to create an almost 3D projection mapped feel to the overall set.

“This show is truly a collaborative effort and all of us on the CBS team work hard to create something special and a little different each year,” Oatey notes.

The CBS team included Executive Producer Jane Gottlieb and Creative Director Lacy Daigle; Scenic Designer Bruce Rodgers of Tribe Inc.; WATCHOUT Technical Producer/Programmer Keith Tromer; Lighting Designer Mike Baldassari; and Technical Director Duane VanderWerf.

Beirne Lowry at Mr. Wonderful spearheaded the complex and challenging graphic design. The scenic elements were built by longtime WorldStage collaborator, Atomic Design.

From WorldStage Engineering and Video Village were managed by Shane Zinke, JasonSpencer and Bryan Dominick with projection handled by Terry Nakamura and Scott Goegebuer.

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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HARMAN’S JBL Professional VTX Line Arrays Grace the Stage at Hove Festival

NORTHRIDGE, California – Oslo-based production company Frontlite recently supplied HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays for main stage coverage at one of Norway’s predominant annual summer music events, the Hove Festival. The event took place on the island of Tromøya, outside Arendal, and was promoted by Festival Republic.

Having been caught up in the buzz surrounding the launch of JBL’s new high-directivity line array, Frontlite’s Per Marius Larsen met product specialist Espen Andersen of JBL’s Norwegian distributor, LydRommet, at the 2011 PLASA Show in London. By the following spring he was back in contact, realizing this major event was coming up in June, and taking the decision to try out the PA. “Although we had not considered JBL previously, we know Espen and LydRommet well and have always had a great relationship. After speaking with our client we were happy to go forward with this.”

This enabled Frontlite to reinforce the sound for an all-star cast, including Snoop Dogg, Skrillex, Lostprophets, Lana Del Rey, Emeli Sandé and Ed Sheeran, with Espen Andersen acting as system tech for the duration of the 4-day event.

Site measurements were taken to assess coverage requirements, with the VTX system optimized using a combination of EASE predictions and JBL Line Array Calculator acoustic modeling. As a result, 12 elements a side of JBL VTX V25 line array loudspeakers were flown from each side of the stage with four VERTEC® VT4886 subcompact line array loudspeakers suspended below the hangs to provide down fill.

Two further clusters of four VT4886’s, operating as front fills, and eight of the new VTX S28 arrayble subwoofers were ground-stacked on each side of the stage.

The system was powered by 12 Crown VRacks (six a side), with I-Tech HD 12000 amps running the system in High Power Mode. Two tops and two subs were assigned to each rack and the four remaining channels in the spare racks drove the VT4886 speakers.

Although this was Frontlite’s first encounter with JBL, LydRommet has been supplying the company with Soundcraft digital consoles over the years. The Vi platform was in evidence here, both in the marquee and on the main stage, where a Vi2 acted as a matrix, enabling visiting production engineers to plug in their desks and have AES-EBU signal distribution from the matrix. Explained Espen Andersen, “Sound engineers could choose how they wanted to assign their mix via AES-EBU, running analog as backup in parallel.”

Frontlite project manager, Per Marius Larsen, remarked that the VTX had left him and visiting sound engineers with a very favorable impression. “From our point of view the result was excellent and we are proud to have supplied our client with this level of sound production,” he said. “Espen was a great asset all week and made sure that the PA sounded fantastic, so that we received nothing but praise from the visiting artists.”

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 $4.3 billion for the twelve months ended March 31, 2012.

Onstage Systems Gets Onboard with L-ACOUSTICS K1

Chris and Hyacinth Belcher (front center) with Onstage Systems' audio crew in front of a few "old friends"

Longtime V-DOSC Rental Network company joins top-tier K Standard provider list

DALLAS, Texas — For nearly a quarter of a century, Dallas-based Onstage Systems has been steadily updating its equipment inventories to continually raise the production bar for clients like George Strait and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. This summer, that initiative has continued with the company’s purchase of a full K1 stadium loudspeaker system from L-ACOUSTICS. more

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