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L-ACOUSTICS 5XT Awarded “Best Loudspeaker for the Staging Market”

Award presented by Rental & Staging Systems at InfoComm 2013

ORLANDO – InfoComm stand #469 — L-ACOUSTICS’ tiny new 5XT ultra-compact coaxial enclosure has already made a big splash in the market, having recently been awarded “Best Loudspeaker for the Staging Market” by Rental & Staging Systems at InfoComm 2013.

With the first units now shipping, the 5XT — the newest and smallest member of L-ACOUSTICS’ popular XT coaxial series — is based on a two-way passive design with a nominal impedance of 16 ohms. The compact system contains a one-inch diaphragm compression driver coaxially loaded by a five-inch low-mid frequency transducer mounted in a bass-reflex tuned enclosure. more

Middle Atlantic Introduces AV-Focused Lecterns

Fairfield, NJ –– Recently unveiled at InfoComm 2013, the new Reference Series Lectern combines the strength and functionality of a rack with the look of furniture. Marked by the same installer-friendly approach as the company’s C5 Credenza Rack, the new Reference Lectern eliminates long waits, speeds up integration and reduces the effects of transit damage by shipping the outer wood surfaces separately from the internal rack structure.

The Reference Lectern’s AV-focused design enables quick and easy customization. Each lectern features a fully customizable Presenter’s Panel™ that can be designed with cutouts to incorporate the controls, touchscreens and other devices necessary for each project’s individual requirements. This cost-effective feature provides for easy upgrades for future changes to the technology powering the presentation system and will easily be specified with the company’s RackTools® layout and specification software.

Ideal for higher education and corporate environments, the Reference Lectern is equally suited for network-connected presentations, or individual presentations via laptop connection. Its easy-to-integrate, open frame design features built-in power distribution and provisions for both cable and thermal management.

The inner steel rack structure ships directly from one of the company’s five North American warehouses, allowing integrators to begin the integration of the system immediately. The outer surfaces are shipped separately to the installation site or shop and can be quickly and easily attached to the core structure to cover the metal and complete the installation.

Installers can choose from one bay, 1.5 bay or dual bay widths and 13 standard finishes. An optional millwork kit includes detailed drawings for a custom millworker to construct custom wood panels and all hardware necessary for their attachment to the core structure. This allows additional aesthetic choices for complementing the room’s décor.

For more information about the Reference Series Lecterns and Middle Atlantic Products, please click to www.middleatlantic.com or call 1.800.266.7225.

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Middle Atlantic Products has been part of the Legrand group since its acquisition in 2011.

Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.us

High-Profile Venues Praise Bose® Professional RoomMatch® and PowerMatch® Systems

Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center and Pike Performing Arts Center are just two of the latest venues to benefit from Bose® Professional Systems

Framingham, Massachusetts, June 18, 2013 – Bose® Professional Systems Division is proud to see its RoomMatch® loudspeakers and PowerMatch® amplifiers embraced by a wide variety of satisfied customers – including front-of-house engineers, technical directors, venue and school administrators, system designers, thrilled concert-goers and many more. For example, those involved with the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center (BAPAC) in Broken Arrow (near Tulsa), Oklahoma, and the Pike Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in the Indianapolis area, have been vocal in their praise of their respective Bose systems. Both venues host a wide range of performance events, which can present an acoustical challenge, but they have both benefited greatly from their new systems in terms of coverage, intelligibility and rich, musical sound.

The 86,200-sq.-ft. BAPAC, completed in 2009, includes a 1500-seat performing arts venue that recently received an AV upgrade with a new RoomMatch loudspeaker system with PowerMatch amplifiers and ControlSpace® processing. Originally, the space was going to be used exclusively for orchestral-type performances, but as the itinerary evolved in the past few years to include choral performances, Broadway shows and more, it became clear that a different type of system was necessary. BAPAC hired acoustical consultant Chips Davis of Concord, CA-based Chips Davis Design to evaluate the problems, and he concluded that the room was far too “live” for most uses, and acoustical treatment was not doing the trick. The resulting Bose system includes 18 RoomMatch loudspeakers installed in three arrays plus eight RMS215 subwoofers, powered by a total of 11 PowerMatch PM8500N amplifiers, with management via Bose ControlSpace software.

Davis notes, “I knew they weren’t going to have a lot of money to change much of the physical acoustical treatment areas, so that gave more credence to using the RoomMatch system to keep sound off the walls and aimed where it should go. I knew from doing several demonstrations with the Bose system how well defined the directivity pattern of the units can be tailored to the space—hence the name RoomMatch. After the system was installed, the directional control of the arrays and the subs in the design was especially remarkable. I reviewed the modeling that was done for the venue. Keeping all of that energy from the speaker system, including the subs, from rolling back onto the stage was very impressive.”

Mark Frie, Executive Director, BAPAC, noted, “The first professional show we did with the Bose system was a big band musical revue, and it involved all the components that would have made me lose sleep with the former system because it involved a lot of horns on stage, all of them of course wanted to be individually mic’ed, and it involved six singers on headworn microphones trying to do dialog over a 20-something-piece big band on stage. That would have been a recipe for disaster. And I had folks come up to me after that show and say, ‘something’s different, we understood every word, and we could hear the balance between horns and the piano and singers.’ It was everything that it should be, and they didn’t know what it was. And that’s when you know you’ve got it right, because they can’t really put their finger on why they had such a great experience, just that they did. So it was a great first test for us!”

The Pike Performing Arts Center installation was just as successful. Although affiliated with the K-12 school system in the area, the venue keeps its own schedule with a range of local and touring performances. The 1,449-seat main auditorium now has a Bose RoomMatch system installed by ESCO Communications of Indianapolis. The installation represented the first significant upgrade to the audio equipment at the facility since it was built in 1996. The original system, consisting of long-throw horns and bass boxes behind a soffit, had been enhanced at some point with additional boxes on either side of the stage, but it led to little improvement. The old rig was not adequate, and the PPAC would still have to rent a full PA package occasionally throughout the calendar year. As ESCO was trying out ideas for a RoomMatch system, they decided on a two-cluster configuration, with one cluster on each side of the stage, resulting in very even coverage from the front to the back of the hall.

Gary Dunn, EVP, ESCO Communications, stated, “With PPAC’s previous system they always struggled with getting the back areas covered. They had some under-balcony speakers that they left in place, but the coverage is extremely good without turning them on. The control of the sound with these new boxes is so good. The ability to layer in the different horizontal and vertical patterns within the same array really helped; you can’t do that with traditional line arrays.”

Jared Duymovic, Director, PPAC, is particularly fond of the array’s directivity and control: “I was extremely pleased with how enveloping and immersive the sound became with the new system,” reports Duymovic. “It was almost instantaneously recognizable as being at a different level entirely from what we were used to. The experience that I had when I first listened was very much akin to putting on a set of Bose headphones. Everything was very full and clear with even dispersion throughout the hall, and the bass response was excellent without being overwhelming. We’ve only had a handful of events, but the benefit is clear already. It’s just an enjoyable listening experience, which will help bring audience back time and time again.”

Duymovic elaborated: “I love the fact that you could cut it off from all the places that you didn’t want it to go. You sit in the seat and you have sound; you stand up next to the wall and it goes away. It’s fantastic.”

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Photo File 1: BrokenArrow_PAC.JPG
Photo Caption 1: The performing arts venue at Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center (BAPAC) in Broken Arrow (near Tulsa), Oklahoma, which recently received an AV upgrade with components from Bose® Professional Systems Division, including a new RoomMatch® loudspeaker system with PowerMatch® amplifiers and ControlSpace® processing.

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Photo Caption 2: The auditorium at the Pike Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in the Indianapolis area, which recently received an AV upgrade in the form of a RoomMatch® system from Bose® Professional Systems Division.

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2013 HPA Awards Extends Key Category Deadlines

Engineering Excellence, Creativity and Innovation Award Submissions Accepted Through July 3rd

(Hollywood, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance is extending deadlines for the Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation. The HPA will now accept entries in these categories until July 3rd, 2013.

Since 2006, The HPA Awards have recognized excellence in post production, consistently growing in attendance and entries. The awards are the standard by which creative and technical excellence in the art, science and craft of post production is measured, attracting attention for the companies and individuals whose work brings vision to reality.

The Engineering Excellence Award raises the profile of breakthrough technologies within the industry, spotlighting those who bring technical and creative ingenuity to the real world of post production. Past winners include Sony Electronics, Cinnafilm, Dolby Laboratories, Crossroads Systems, Lightcraft Technology and IBM.

The HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production was conceived to recognize companies and individuals who have made significant achievements and pushed the envelope forward in post production, whether in creative storytelling and/or technical innovation. Highly sought after every year, past winners include Gradient Interactive, Testronic Labs, and Steven J. Scott of EFILM.

Entrants need not be members of the Hollywood Post Alliance or working in the U.S. to submit work for consideration. The HPA Awards will take place November 7, 2013 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Contact Eileen Kramer at 213-614-0860 or write to ekramer@hpaonline.com for information about sponsorship opportunities for the 2013 HPA Awards show. For more information about the HPA Awards, visit www.hpaawards.net, write to info@hpaawards.net or call 213.614.0860.

About the Hollywood Post Alliance(r)
Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) serves the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide expertise, support, tools and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, digital media and other dynamic media content.

About the HPA(r) Awards
The HPA Awards were created to foster awareness of post production, promote creative and technical excellence, recognize the achievements of post production talent, and build involvement in the Hollywood Post Alliance.

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Comprehensive Cable Announces First Pro AV/IT HDMI Cables Specifically Designed For Commercial and Residential System Integrators

Comprehensive is pleased to introduce their new Pro AV/IT series of HDMI cables that are specifically designed for professional systems integrators. These new Pro AV/IT HDMI cables not only deliver the exceptional performance and reliability Comprehensive is known for, they also include new and helpful pro-friendly features for the commercial and residential installation markets.

For starters, Comprehensive’s new Pro AV/IT series HDMI cables feature Comprehensive’s new ProGrip® HDMI connector which helps secure the connection with just enough resistance (up to 16lbs of retention force) to prevent the cable from being unintentionally disconnected.

Another exclusive feature is Comprehensive SureLength® cable length indicators that clearly indicate the length of each cable on the connector mold itself. This simple feature is a huge time saver for installers who constantly have to sort out and manage large groups of cables-long after the packaging is gone.

Comprehensive Pro AV/IT series HDMI cables are also the first professional grade cable to be available in seven (7) professional colors for easy on-the fly cable identification which really helps with rack building and overall cable management. Length indicators and an assortment of colors are huge time savers for installers who are constantly sorting out lengths preparing for jobs and rack building.

What makes all of these features count is the fact that they are applied to Comprehensive’s Pro AV/IT construction which includes a true professional grade 99.9% High Purity copper 26 gauge center-conductor that is significantly more capable and durable than traditional HDMI cables, testing at speeds above 15Gbps, 50% higher than consumer cables. Triple shielding including professional grade tinned copper braiding, a heavy duty CL3 rated extra flexible jacket and a Lifetime Warranty all come standard.

Of course Pro AV/IT Series HDMI cables support all the latest in HDMI technology including 3D, Ethernet Capability for networking, Deep Color, Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master audio, audio return channel, and support for 4K x 2K resolution.

Features Summary

• Commercial grade heavy-duty 26 gauge, triple shielded, O.F.C. construction
• High speed rated greater than 15Gbps
• ProGrip® connector helps secure the connection to prevent accidental removal
• SureLength® cable length indicators clearly indicate length of each cable
• Wide assortment of colors for easy cable identification
• Ultra HD 4K x 2K resolution support
• Ethernet and 3D capable
• CL3 rated and X-traflex® jacket
• Lifetime Warranty

For more information about this product, please visit us at www.comprehensivecable.com/gopro, call toll free at 800-526-0242 or e-mail sales@comprehensivecable.com

About Comprehensive

For nearly 40 years, Comprehensive has been the Pro A/V industry standard for connectivity performance, reliability and value. That’s why millions of Comprehensive cables and connectivity products are in use at stadiums, in broadcast and recording studios, stages, boardrooms, classrooms, government installations and now living rooms around the world. Comprehensive Cable and Connectivity Company is a division of New Jersey based VCOM International Multimedia Corporation.

Comprehensive Cable and Connectivity Company
Phone: 800-526-0242; Fax: 201-814-0510
55 Ruta Court, South Hackensack, NJ 07606
www.comprehensivecable.com

Martin Audio MLA Mini Pioneers New Ultra-Compact Format


Due to its ultra-compact footprint, light weight and radical design, Martin Audio’s new MLA Mini will be able to share the award-winning and revolutionary MLA technology across a far wider range of smaller-scale portable and installed sound applications requiring the ultimate in fidelity, consistency and control.

Scalable and versatile, MLA Mini’s ultra-compact size understates its output capabilities. A 12-box array can deliver live music in venues of 750-1000 people.

The MSX mini-sub power plant complements the main system and houses the amplification, networking and DSP necessary to power and control itself and four MLA Mini enclosures.

The system can be flown, ground-stacked or pole mounted. In its simplest configuration, four MLA Minis can be pole-mounted above the MSX with precisely adjustable tilt angle, and function as a plug-and-play system, with the user recalling onboard presets instead of using computer control. At the other end of the scale, up to 16 MLA Minis can be flown in an array and powered by four ground-stacked MSX’s.

With each individual cell under software control, ‘hard-avoid’ areas can also be programmed in to reduce sound spill and noise pollution, and vertical coverage can be fine-tuned electronically in-situ without the need to re-rig the array.

Arrays and MSX’s can be remotely controlled from a laptop or wireless tablet running VU-NET™ control software thus eliminating the time and frustration of trial and error tuning.

Each MLA Mini enclosure houses 2 x 6.5”/2” voice coil LF drivers and a vertical column of 3 x 1.4” aluminium dome HF drivers on a 100° horizontal dispersion horn. The 15” reflex loaded MSX can be integrated into flown arrays or ground-stacked separately.

MSX also contains nine channels of Class D amplification to provide cellular drive while the onboard DSP interacts with proprietary DISPLAY2.1™ intelligent software for accurate array optimization.

Applications include small-to-medium scale theater and live music venues; corporate AV events; fixed installations in concert halls, ballrooms and HOW and side-fill for MLA Compact systems.

Asked about MLA Mini, Director of U.S. Operations Rob Hofkamp said, “We are excited to have this latest addition to the cellular drive family of products. With the Mini’s versatile ultra-compact format, integrators will find it very useful in venues up to 1000 seats and a wide variety of installed sound applications.”

Martin Audio Managing Director Anthony Taylor added, “In addition to the physical advantages, MLA’s revolutionary technology now becomes accessible to most budgets for the first time. In theory, every installed venue or touring show can now achieve the controlled delivery and speed of set up that cellular technology allows, no matter how big or small the space is.”

The new system is expected to start shipping end of May 2013.

For more about MLA Mini and other Martin Audio installation products, please click to www.martin-audio.com

About MLA™ (Multi-cellular Loudspeaker Array)
The result of many years of intensive R&D, MLA’s methodology replaces trial-and-error array design with intelligent numerical optimization of the array’s output based on a highly accurate acoustic model. The multi-cellular format has six individual cells in each enclosure, each with its own DSP and amplification.

With up to 24 enclosures, each MLA array has up to 144 cells — too great a number to optimize manually, or by ear. Instead, Martin Audio’s proprietary Display2™ system design software automatically calculates FIR DSP filters for each cell and a redundant-ring audio network (U-NET™) downloads the settings into each array enclosure. Martin Audio’s VU-NET™ software provides real-time control and monitoring of the system.

MLA delivers a frequency response and SPL consistency never before achievable; a very high system output (140dB peak, per cabinet @1m); Automatic optimization of the array, both physically (splay angles) and electronically (DSP); Computer control and monitoring of the entire system, and total control of sound system balance for engineers and sound technicians.

MLA is fully integrated, with Class D amplification, DSP and U-NET digital audio
network built into each enclosure. MLA complete systems are ready-to-use, with MLA, MLD and MLX enclosures, flying hardware, software, cabling and training all supplied. Everything needed is included. All ancillary items — from tablet PC and Merlin™ controller to network interconnects and mains distro — are also included in the complete system package. This ensures full compatibility worldwide, down to cabling and accessories.

Additional features include 90° x 7.5° dispersion; a compact size (1136mm wide x 372mm high x 675mm deep), one-box-fits-all (festivals to theaters) application range and a global voltage, power factor corrected power supply.

MLA’s compact size and very high output allows it to be shipped using smaller trucks, offering considerable savings and reduced carbon footprint. The system also includes the MLX powered, flyable subwoofer capable of an unprecedented measured peak output of 150dB @ 1m; MLD downfill cabinet, and Merlin 4-in/10-out system controller and network hub. Audio input is via analog, AES3 or U-NET.

By adopting these principles and system components MLA is optimized for every member of the audience — from a 2,000 capacity theater, to a 20,000-seat arena, to a 100,000-person festival site. It will deliver the engineer’s exact mix to every seat (up to over 150 meters) with precision, exceptional power and clarity.

About Martin Audio®
Founded by audio engineer David Martin in 1971, Martin Audio pioneered the use of all-horn-loaded bass designs in world-class touring loudspeaker systems for groups such as Pink Floyd, ELP and Supertramp. Located outside of London, Martin Audio now embodies a sophisticated mix of acoustic design, research, mathematical modeling and software engineering for a wide range of products in the installation, cinema and touring sound markets.

World’s First In-Wall Soundbar Makes Home Entertainment Audio a Completely Invisible Experience!

As televisions get bigger and thinner, more and more of them are being hung on the wall making the placement of traditional television soundbars a trickier and trickier challenge. Today, Niles®, the first name in custom installation audio, meets the challenge with the introduction of its theater-grade Cynema Soundfield, the world’s first in-wall soundbar that makes home entertainment audio a completely invisible experience.

The design of the Dolby®-certified Niles Cynema Soundfield is truly ingenious. Put simply, it is a thin metal bracket that goes into the wall and can hold the three 100- Watt dual-speaker modules and a powerful Niles amplifier. By tapping into the empty space behind the drywall, the Niles Cynema Soundfield delivers some serious sound quality and amplification, something that other soundbar manufacturers struggle to do with on-wall or tabletop models. Nobody wants a soundbar that sticks out farther than their TV — and now they don’t have to even consider it.

Finally, TV lovers and film buffs can enjoy theater quality audio without sacrificing the room’s aesthetic. With 48-inch, 55-inch and 60-inch models, there is a virtually invisible soundbar to match any wall-mounted TV. Since this soundbar requires cutting into the drywall, it is recommended to have a professional install the Cynema Soundfield, and the same goes for mounting a large TV. And no home theater is truly complete without a subwoofer to deliver ground-shaking bass, so Niles has also introduced a wireless kit that makes it easy to connect their SW series of compact subwoofers.

What’s more, if the Cynema Soundfield is connected to a multiroom audio system, it can play music when the TV is off. It’s also a perfect addition for game rooms or dens where kids are around, because it can’t be knocked over and it has a special mode that limits the volume. Clearly, the engineers at Niles have thought of just about everything and have crafted an amazingly unique soundbar.

The retail pricing is as follows: $1,599 for the 48-inch model, $1,749 for the 55-inch model, and $1,999 for the 60-inch model. The 48-inch model is also available without an amplifier for $1,195, which allows homeowners and installers to use separate amplification.

For more information on Niles’ Cynema Soundfield system, please visit http://www.nilesaudio.com.

About Niles®
California-based Niles® is a 33-year-old brand recognized as The First Name in Custom Installation®. Niles is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of audio/video custom installation products and accessories and is guided by its vision to be the world’s leading provider of products and services that enable professional custom installers to design and install systems that delight their customers. Additional information may be obtained by visiting www.nilesaudio.com.

Niles is part of the Core® Brands division of Nortek, Inc. Core Brands combines the product and marketing strengths of ten iconic audio, power management and control brands into a single business unit that includes ATON®, BlueBOLT®, ELAN®, Furman®, Niles®, Panamax®, Proficient®, SpeakerCraft®, Sunfire® and Xantech® brands.

Niles is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc., a global, diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Please visit www.nortekinc.com for more information.

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Spyders in the Cloud at EMC World 2013 Conference

If cloud computing sounds expansive consider the footprint of the EMC World annual conference and trade show where a massive 400 x 23-foot curved screen took center stage for speaker support and entertainment and Vista Systems’ Spyder X20s switched content for the 10,000 attendees.

EMC World 2013, at the Las Vegas Venetian/Sands Convention Center, offered businesses the chance to get connected on the latest activities, events and buzz in the areas most important to them. Attendees had the opportunity to learn how to take their businesses into the cloud, learn Big Data analytics, secure their data and glimpse the future in virtualized, software-defined data centers. EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service.

Invision Communications of Walnut Creek, California produced EMC World 2013 with Production Resource Group, Inc. (PRG) providing the main staging and Freelance Technical Services, Inc. (FTS) supplying technical engineering for the entire video department, Spyder equipment and Spyder operation expertise. The giant screen was housed in the general session room and was composed of 11 stacked, blended white scrim-like screens across a 400-foot surface.

“The general session room was really wide but had lots of columns, so they decided to put a huge screen in there with a center stage area for presentations and a door for speaker entrances,” explains Timothy J. Durr, president of FTS. “To cover 400 feet of screens we had 11 double stacks of Barco HDX18 projectors suspended from the grid.”

Matthew Carson, PRG’s director of global accounts, knew the size of the big screen demanded a move to Spyder for the 2013 conference. “We looked at the number of switchers and felt Spyder would work best,” he says. “Spyder had the flexibility to add more frames to handle all the screens. And its ease of set up and ability to take care of the blend made our front-end load in a lot easier.”

Content, which consisted of graphic speaker support and EMC-supplied interstitial videos, was developed to fit the 400 x 23-foot screen and ran full screen through 22 Dataton WATCHOUT sources. “The interface between WATCHOUT and Spyder was very smooth,” Carson notes. “We had a high confidence level that they would work well together, and Tim is one of the best Spyder guys in the country.”

Durr says that Spyder also showed off its strength in bringing in all the WATCHOUT sources and adding PIPs with live camera shots of presenters. He deployed two Spyder X20 1608 units running in parallel with 32 inputs and 16 outputs, incorporating Gefen DVI and BlackMagic SDI Front End routing; a third system ran sub-switching to insert the PIPs into the parallel systems. “This made it a lot easier to run and control the show,” he reports. A compact UDC Spyder Touch served as the control interface.

Additional sources included four PowerPoint units, four Flash demo units and two Apple iPad demo units with a pair of Playback Pro Media DDR players for playback. “We set up the video village backstage for the equipment,” Durr says. “All the Spyder control and routing gear were in a 6 x 8-foot area – quite a small footprint to control a huge screen.”

The Spyders also came into play for the closing concert by Bruno Mars. “A bigger stage was built for him,” recalls Durr. “A kabuki drop revealed Bruno Mars and a black drape was behind him with live camera PIPs on either side so the audience of 10,000 could better experience his performance.”

Go A/V Rudy Tessmer supplied an additional Spyder X20 for EMC World’s keynote room where it controlled a 185-foot wide curved screen fed by five double stacks of projectors.

“Spyder performed just great during the conference,” says PRG’s Carson. “It was definitely the right choice.”

About Vista Systems
Vista Systems’ switchers have become the industry standard for live multiple-destination video and data mixed signal switching with real-time windowing and composition. For more information on Vista Systems, visit their website at www.vistasystems.net.

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