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Brazilian Soccer Museum is ‘top of the league’ with Dataton WATCHOUT

Brazilian Soccer Museum is top of the league with Dataton WATCHOUT

Brazilian Soccer Museum is top of the league with Dataton WATCHOUT

Inaugurated in April 1940, the Estádio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho (colloquially known as ‘Pacaembu’) has been transformed by the addition of a new Museu do Futebol (Soccer Museum) which covers 6,900 square meters yet has been built without any alteration to the classical design of the arena’s exterior.

The museum’s 17 rooms of exhibits tell the story of soccer in Brazil, from its early days as a pastime for the educated elite to its contemporary status as a multi-million dollar industry. While the icons of the Brazilian game down the years are very much in evidence, emphasis is also given to the nature of soccer as an everyday passion in city streets across the country. Video plays a key role in demonstrating both extremes –with footage of classic games and modern heroes contrasting with clips of youngsters kicking a ball around on improvised playing surfaces in backyards and wastelands. more

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Calibre premieres on Oscar Night®

Paul Carey, President, Marketing Specialists, Inc and Tim Brooksbank, Chairman, Calibre UK

Paul Carey, President, Marketing Specialists, Inc and Tim Brooksbank, Chairman, Calibre UK

With Hollywood’s finest in the auditorium and a live worldwide audience estimated at tens of millions, AV productions don’t come much bigger – or more challenging – than the Oscar Night®. The pressure is on to create a high-impact feast for the senses, and that inevitably leads to the technological bar being raised, as production company SenovvA discovered when it found the need to use sophisticated warp-generation from Calibre UK at this year’s ceremony.

Tim Brooksbank, Chairman, Calibre UK takes up the story: “In the center of the set for this year’s Academy Awards, there was a cylindrical projection screen showing clips of nominated movies. When logos and general graphics were shown, this cylindrical projection screen rotated open to reveal an LED display, the rear surface.? more

Dataton WATCHOUT on world stage at Expo 2010, Shanghai

Magic Box (c) Kuno Giesel

Magic Box (c) Kuno Giesel

Largest ever deployment of WATCHOUT

The Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China, which opened on May 1st, sees the largest-ever implementation of the Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-display presentation and production system in a single location.

In total, more than two-dozen of the Expo’s pavilions aimed at gathering and presenting the world’s cultures are making use of WATCHOUT, including the host China pavilion, the City of the Future, the City of Planets, the City of Dreams, and the national pavilions of Japan, Brazil, Singapore, G ermany, Spain, Switzerland and the UAE. Other pavilion designs employing WATCHOUT include the State Grid Pavilion, World Trade Centers Association, General Motors, the Urban Planet Pavilion and the Europe Pavilion. The Macau Pavilion alone is using over 130 WATCHOUT-equipped computers to produce its AV show. more

Visual Acuity plans Dome theatre

Sofia Andersson, M&F Foto

Dome theatre at the Norrköping Visualization Center is the most modern and technically advanced visualization space in Europe

When the Norrköping Visualization Center was opened by His Majesty the King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on 27th May, the ceremony marked the end of an extraordinary three-year design and construction process in which technology consultancy Visual Acuity has played a pivotal role. The company’s work included an early feasibility study to set budgets and outline the plan of how the technology would be used, design of the digital dome and supporting spaces within the actual historic building, writing of tenders and technical management of vendors through installation and finishing. more

SpinetiX wins NEC Best of InfoComm Award 2010

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International recognition of HMP100™ Hyper Media Player for cost-effective, dedicated and dynamic content display

The HMP100™ Hyper Media Player from Swiss Digital Signage manufacturer SpinetiX has received the esteemed NEC Best of InfoComm Award 2010. The award was received at InfoComm 2010 on the NEC stand with the judging panel and InfoComm representatives. SpinetiX donated the $25,000 prize from NEC to both the InfoComm Education Foundation and the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) Education Foundation. more

Scaling, Scan Conversion, Switching, Edge Blending and Warping : Calibre launches three new HQView™ models at InfoComm 2010

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At the top of the new introductions the HQView520 comprises warp mapping and edge blend. This model is ideal for geometric correction and blending using multiple projectors on to curved screens as well as for 3D dual stacked projector alignment.

Global debut for three new scaler, switcher and scan convertors comprising
3G-SDI inputs & outputs and edge blend & warp options

In what is understood to be the largest range of dedicated scaler, switcher and processors with soft edge blend and warp capabilities available in the market, Calibre UK will unveil their latest three models of their HQView™ range of processors alongside their flagship image warp processor at InfoComm 2010. more

TOA Europe releases world’s first total solution for EN 54 compliant voice alarm systems

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TOA’s VM-3000 is not only the new ‘yardstick’ in compact public address and voice alarm systems, but also one of the first to be certified with the EN 54-16 standard and is a key product in delivering greater public security.

TOA has revealed the world’s first total solution of EN 54 certified equipment consisting of speakers, system manager and power supply.

Helping to make audio systems designed for the future, specialist audio manufacturer TOA Europe revealed their eagerly awaited EN 54 European standard fire alarm audio products at this year’s prolight+sound.

TOA is the world’s first EN 54 total solution provider and now offers a fully certified audio control and speaker system. more

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“Why wait?? is the buzz phrase from Sirius 3-D as it shows its ColorCode 3-D Encoder™

ColorCode 3-D Encoder

ColorCode 3-D Encoder – a real-time stereoscopic encoder with an easy, intuitive user interface that converts Left and Right eye signals into a single, ColorCode 3-D signal. With our inexpensive ColorCodeViewer Paper™ 3-D glasses, any consumer TV set can then be used for the full 3-D experience.

In collaboration with its partner, American Paper Optics, Sirius 3-D technology and solutions were shown at NAB to show attendees that they can “broadcast in 3-D today?.

This can be achieved instantly without waiting for slow-moving standards to be implemented or by making large investments in proprietary technology.

Steen Iversen, CEO, Sirius 3-D, explains: “At the heart of our NAB presence was the ColorCode 3-D Encoder – a real-time stereoscopic encoder with an easy, intuitive user interface that converts Left and Right eye signals into a single, ColorCode 3-D signal. With our inexpensive ColorCodeViewer Paper™ 3-D glasses, any consumer TV set can then be used for the full 3-D experience.? more

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InfoComm 2010: blend, warp and edge blend multiple formats with Calibre’s PVProHD-IW processor

Calibre UK announces the powerful new PVProHD-IW professional HD HQView image scaler with warping, rotation and edge blend for use in a virtually unlimited range of projection applications.

See Calibre at InfoComm 2010, Booth N533

Calibre UK announces the powerful new PVProHD-IW professional HD HQView image scaler with warping, rotation and edge blend for use in a virtually unlimited range of projection applications. more

Calibre at InfoComm 2010: Calibre signs Marketing Specialists, Inc as North American master representative

Calibre will launch new models of its HQView Range at InfoComm 2010

See Calibre at InfoComm 2010, Booth N533

Quest to replicate International success with North American channel appointment

Calibre UK has engaged Marketing Specialists, Inc as master representative of its range of digital cinema, broadcast and audio visual products across North America.

Marketing Specialists, Inc is a solutions oriented firm providing engineering support and product management in addition to channel building. Products are sold through partners in distribution, integration and rental and staging. more

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