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WSDG MARKS FOURTH DOLBY-APPROVED STUDIO/SYSTEM DESIGN

NY’S audioEngine Studio E Meets All Performance Criteria / EFE-X Busy in Bogota

NEW YORK: Dolby is recognized for maintaining one of the industry’s most stringent acoustical installation testing programs. The approval process requires Dolby staff technicians to complete a comprehensive sequence of tests designed to measure demanding listening/performance capabilities. more

AES 126TH CONVENTION NAMES STUDENT PAPER AWARD WINNER

126th AES Convention Student Paper Award Winner Marko HiipakkaMUNICH: After reviewing forty nominated manuscripts, the AES 126th Convention Student Paper Awards Coordinator Rob Maher and Papers Co-chairs Geoff Martin and Günther Theile have announced the winning submission. The Award will be presented to student author Marko Hiipakka for his insightful work: Modeling of External Ear Acoustics for Insert Headphone Usage. Mr. Hiipakka’s co-authors were Miikka Tikander, and Matti Karjalainen of the Helsinki University of Technology. more

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DELICATE ACOUSTIC ENHANCEMENT FOR SWISS PARLIAMENT BUILDING

Swiss Parliament - Federal Palace - Outside - Night21st Century Technological Upgrade ‘Gleams In Vintage Splendour’

BERNE, SWITZERLAND: The Federal Palace in Berne provides a superlative setting for the Federal Assembly of Switzerland and the Swiss Federal Council. Designed by architect Hans Wilhelm Auer, the palatial sandstone edifice was constructed over a period of eight years, 1894 to 1902. While its’ classic façade appears unchanged since the day it was completed, a number of technological upgrades have been incorporated to subtly but effectively bring the building into the 21st Century. more

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SONY OFFERS REBATE ON WIRELESS MICROPHONES TO EASE TRANSITION TO NEW OPERATION CHANNELS

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PARK RIDGE, N.J., April 17, 2009 – Sony Electronics is introducing two programs to assist customers in making the transition to the new approved channel range for wireless microphone operation.

“FCC regulations for the use of wireless microphones have changed due to the upcoming DTV transition,” said Paul Foschino, senior marketing manager for professional audio at Sony Electronics. “Sony has discontinued its previous range of WL-800 and UWP Series of wireless microphone models operating on previously dedicated UHF-TV channels (62 – 69). These original units may be replaced with new Sony models operating on UHF-TV channels now authorized by the FCC for wireless transmission Sony has created two programs for end users to help ease this transition.” more

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STUDENT EVENTS SET FOR 126TH AES CONVENTION MUNICH

MUNICH: 126th AES Convention Education Committee European/Int’l Region Chair Misato Yamada and North & Latin America Chair Teri Grossheim, have issued an invitation to all AES student members to take advantage of the outstanding events scheduled at Munich’s M,O,C, Convention Center May 7-10, 2009. more

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AES 127th CONVENTION OPENS CALL FOR PAPERS PROPOSALS

June 5th Deadline for Abstracts

NEW YORK: In a continuing effort to extend the scope of AES Convention Technical Papers, Committee Chair Agnieszka Roginska and Papers Sessions Co-Chairs, Veronique Larcher and Steven Garrett have issued an open call to the professional audio community for technical papers proposals. more

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AES ANNOUNCES COST-EFFECTIVE TURNKEY EXHIBIT PRICING FOR 127TH CONVENTION IN NYC, OCT. ’09

New Exhibitor Brochure Available For Download Online at www.AES.org

NEW YORK – In a move designed to provide exhibitors with a cost-effective exhibit solution at its 127th AES Convention in New York City, October 9-12, 2009, the show has introduced an innovative series of turnkey booth package options for this year’s exhibit floor. And in recognition of budget constraints, 2009 pricing has also been frozen at 2007 rates. more

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WSDG GOES GREEN

NEW YORK: In supporting the growing international movement towards environmentally friendly business practices, the Walters-Storyk Design Group has initiated a number of policies designed to make their domestic and international offices more energy efficient and ecologically responsive. Working under the direction of company co-principals John Storyk and Beth Walters, WSDG project manager Kathlyn Boland has spearheaded the far-ranging initiative. more

MASQUE SOUND SETS ROCKNET AT THE BIG APPLE CIRCUS

Nick Borisjuk, sound designer for The Big Apple Circus displays RockNet 300 System (bottom 3 units) in backstage rack.NEW YORK: A perennial holiday attraction, The Big Apple Circus has been delighting NYC children for over thirty years. The combination of clowns, acrobats, jugglers and equestrians is complimented by live music ranging from Jazz to Rock, Disco and Classical. This year, in addition to new performers, the show welcomed RockNet 300 a 21st Century audio distribution system to the troop. more

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THE ART INSTITUTES VITALIZE PROFESSIONAL RECORDING PROGRAMS

The Art Institute of Washington, Control Room (photo by Walter Smalling)WSDG Designs Wash. DC & Nashville Teaching Studios – Austin, San Diego Next

ARLINGTON, VA: The Art Institutes is a system of over 40 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. As part of an on-going effort to provide students with exceptional technical support, The Art Institutes is expanding and upgrading the facilities of their professional Audio Production Program. more

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