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INTO THE UNKNOWN

Miss Universe 2008 PageantShure UHF-R® Wireless Gives Voice to Miss Universe 2008

NHA TRANG, VIETNAM, August 20, 2008 — Eighty contestants competed this year at the Diamond Bay Resort’s Crown Convention Center in the 57th Miss Universe beauty pageant. Broadcast globally on NBC, the event was the first major U.S.-based television production originating in Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War.

Bringing audio to the event proved to be a logistical challenge managed adroitly by Red Hook, NY-based Firehouse Productions Inc., which assembled the components needed for an entire PA in the U.S. and then shipped them to Vietnam with the aid of Rock-it Cargo USA. Purchased outright for permanent installation by the convention center, the system included a microphone package delivered directly from Shure Incorporated’s world headquarters in Niles, Illinois. more

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NEW NSCA PROGRAM POWERS UP PRODUCTIVITY AND PROFITS

Three-day Project Management Program class debuts in November

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 20, 2008 — Jump start your project management skills and begin making more money for your company by enrolling in NSCA’s new, three-day Project Management Program.

“In this course, you’ll learn how to manage all aspects of a project from start to finish,? said Senior Director of Professional Development, Norah Hammond. “You’ll emerge poised to take charge of projects and, as a result, boost your company’s bottom line.? more

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The Polyphonic Spree

Polyphonic Spree
LARGER THAN LIFE?
The Polyphonic Spree Listens in With Shure

NILES, IL, August 19, 2008 — By its own definition, The Polyphonic Spree is a “choral symphonic rock group.” Founded by Tim DeLaughter and generally including anywhere from 13 to 27 members during live performances, the group is often comprised of a ten-person choir, a pair of keyboardists, percussionist, drummer, bassist, guitarist, flautist, trumpeter, trombonist, violinist/violist, harpist, French horn player, pedal steel guitarist, someone on theramin, and an electronic effects person. more

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IN A CLASS OF THEIR OWN

Atlas Sound CD1Atlas Sound introduces new constant directivity re-entrant horns

PHOENIX, AZ, July 28, 2008—Atlas Sound introduces a new line of constant directivity re-entrant horns consisting of three new models in 90° x 40°, 60° x 40°, and 40° x 20° configurations. Offering greatly improved uniform sound coverage over conical designs, as well as predictable and tight pattern control; the horns, when ready for shipping later this year, will bear model numbers CD64, CD94, and CD42. more

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SOUND SECURITY

Atlas Sound M2000-SM Atlas Sound now shipping two new sound masking products

PHOENIX. AZ, July 28, 2008 -Two new sound masking products are now available from Atlas Sound. Designed expressly for security masking applications with requirements exceeding the capabilities of traditional components, the M2000-SM Surface Mount Masking Transducer are now offered along with the M2000-LP Low Profile Masking Speaker. more

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SUNSET THURSDAYS SOOTHE MANHATTAN

DJ Ray Velasquez-Sunset ThursdaysFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

QSC spreads tranquil tunes over the Hudson River

NEW YORK, NY—The brainchild of Ryan Bozsan, Sunset Thursdays is a series of summer gatherings held on the patio at P.D. O’Hurley’s, a bar and grill overlooking the Hudson River from Pier 84 at West 44th Street and 12th Avenue. A sundown celebration featuring soothing sounds designed to help bring the week to a close on a more serene note, the events enlist the talents of DJs who spread their aural ambience over the crowd using a sound system featuring 10 of QSC’s powered HPR122i loudspeakers. more

GOLDEN GIRL

wideline-array-at-degeneres-b-day-bash.JPG QSC WideLines provide soundtrack for Ellen DeGeneres’ 50th birthday bash

BURBANK, CA–Giving place to more than 300 guests roaming among the 10-foot elephant topiaries, a three-story Ferris wheel, carousel, house of mirrors, bumper cars, whack-a-mole game, poker tables, and fireworks lighting up the night sky, New York Street on the Warner Brothers back lot was more than ideally suited for hosting Ellen DeGeneres’ 50th birthday party.

Telepictures Productions (a division of the Warner Brothers Television Group) put the carnival-and-casino themed bash together, calling upon Pink to headline the evening’s talent showcase, and Samantha Ronson to spin tunes on the dance floor. In keeping with professional decorum, the crew from Santa Fe Springs, CA-based Goodman Audio Services cast a distinctly low-profile shadow over the event in comparison to the stiltwalkers working the crowd in vintage carnival attire, but their work nonetheless bathed those assembled in the main performance area with a sonic shower of clean, articulate, high-horsepower sound emanating from QSC WideLine-10 enclosures flown 10 per side on the main stage. more

SMALL-TOWN GIRL MAKES GOOD

Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert is Stuck on Shure
NILES, IL, August 14, 2008 — Charting a career launched by a third place finish on Nashville Star in 2003, Miranda Lambert has since recorded the platinum-selling album Kerosene, toured with George Strait, Keith Urban, and Toby Keith, and helped rationalize irrational courtship behavior with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, her second album including the hit “Famous in a Small Town.? With two GRAMMY® nominations and a string of ACM Awards under her belt, including Album of the Year in 2008, she still calls Lindale, Texas, her home as well as her ranch in Oklahoma. more

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NSCA AIDS THE NEXT GENERATION OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Erin GrahamNSCA Education Foundation awards scholarships to further industry education

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 13, 2008 — The NSCA Education Foundation recently awarded eight $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing education related to the commercial electronic systems industry.

“The NSCA Education Foundation helps advance the industry through a variety of initiatives, including our scholarship program, which helps attract the next generation of industry professionals,? said Tom Frericks, president of the NSCA Education Foundation. more

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BOSCH RECOGNIZES UP-AND-COMING INDUSTRY TALENT

Jess AshbyTwo students chosen to receive $2,500 Bosch scholarship for industry education

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 13, 2008 — As part of the NSCA Education Foundation’s mission to reach out to the next generation of integrators, Jess Ashby and Dawn Meade will receive the training they need to succeed in the commercial electronic systems industry.

“I was ecstatic to learn of my selection for the Bosch award,? Ashby said. “Knowing that industry professionals see potential in my aspirations is both an honor and a motivator for me.? more

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