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FROM THE CLASSROOM TO THE FIELD, ANTON/BAUER ENSURES RELIABILITY FOR PHOTOGRAPHER LEE WHITE

LOS ANGELES, JULY 25, 2011—With more than 35 years of experience in the industry, Lee White, owner of Lee White Photography, appreciates the confidence reliable equipment instils as he works on-set for his various projects. To power his cameras, whether on-location or during educational workshops, White’s go-to batteries are exclusively those from Anton/Bauer®, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries.

In addition to shooting advertising, corporate and editorial photography and short-form video for major advertising agencies, Fortune 500 corporations and magazines, White is a photography educator, teaching video production courses at Santa Monica College and leading the “Secrets of Video Production for Photographers? workshops around the country. During these full-day workshops, White shows how photographers can create video and photography in tandem, to help meet the increasing demands more

RTW NAMES AMANDA ZHANG DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Zhang to Oversee Continued Growth of RTW Brand in the Asia-Pacific Region

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COLOGNE, GERMANY, 20 JULY, 2011 – RTW, a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional audio metering and control devices, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Zhang as the company’s new director of business development. In her new role, Zhang will draw upon her background in information management and information systems to enhance and further grow the RTW brand, specifically in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining RTW, Zhang was a consultant for Citibank, in charge of senior sales.

Thanks to its pioneering range of audio measurement tools for studio recording and radio and TV broadcast applications, RTW has experienced consistent growth, accelerating customer demand over the course of its 40-year history. Based in the company’s office in Beijing, Zhang will work to further RTW’s success, focusing more

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AUTOSCRIPT TELEPROMPTERS HELP KEEP ‘MAIN STREET LIVING’ MOBILE

SIOUX FALLS, SD, JULY 6, 2011—The technical crew at Main Street Living, a Lutheran television program, spends its Saturday mornings on the road, traveling from church to church in order to produce its hour-long, weekly series. In order to meet his crew’s needs for portability, reliability and ease of use, Technical Advisor Gene Schultz recently selected two 15-inch TFT Entry Level Prompters (ELP) from Autoscript, the world’s leading teleprompting company and a Vitec Group brand, to join his production team.

Autoscript’s ELP 15 on-camera prompters provide an excellent prompting solution for houses of worship, small studios, schools, colleges and universities, as they feature all core prompting functionality in a rugged purpose-built system, designed to provide years of reliable performance. In addition, the systems are lightweight and portable, making them perfect for on-location shoots.

“In one session, we can film anywhere from six to eight ministers on a more

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AVIOM PRO64 HITS THE CLUBS WITH GERMAN BAND PHRASENMÄHER

HAMBURG, GERMANY, JUNE 30, 2011—As the members of the German band Phrasenmäher announced their plans for a 2011 club tour and CD release, sound and event company LR.Audio was busy designing the sound system for the band to take on the road. Hired by Phrasenmäher to run the show, LR.Audio chose an Aviom Pro64® Digital Snake to ensure quality sound for each performance and to eliminate the hassle of interfacing with the fixed gear of each venue at which the band typically plays. more

CRESTRON SELECTS CLEAR-COM FOR INTEGRATED INTERCOM AUTOMATION

Partnership Enhances Automation Devices with Digital Intercom Functionality

ALAMEDA, CA, JUNE 29, 2011 ─ Clear-Com®, a global leader in critical voice communication systems, is pleased to announce that Crestron Electronics, a leading provider of automation systems, has chosen Clear-Com’s popular intercom matrix to be integrated with Creston’s touchpanels and control solutions. By embedding the Eclipse Digital Matrix module into Crestron’s automation devices, the company’s control systems will be optimized for managing voice communication capabilities. more

BEXEL HEADS TO COSTA RICAN JUNGLE FOR NBC’S NEW “LOVE IN THE WILD? PRODUCTION

BURBANK, CA, JUNE 27, 2011—Taking on some of the more severe conditions of the Costa Rican Jungle, Bexel recently headed into the region with a substantial amount of weather resilient gear and support staff to help ensure the success of the production of NBC’s new reality TV series, Love in the Wild. To make certain the crew had the right equipment while shooting for the series, Lock & Key Productions, a division of Endemol USA, selected Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, to supply the proper solutions and support. more

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AVIOM TUNES IN FOR VIPER STUDIOS’ PARK AVENUE ARMORY PRODUCTIONS

NEW YORK, JUNE 23, 2011—When Viper Studios, a NY-based event production company, is called upon by Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory arts center to produce live events, the company always relies on Aviom’s Pro64® Digital Snake to distribute audio throughout the venue. Used recently in the event space for five days of musical performances during the Armory’s own Tune-In Music Festival, the Pro64 digital snake was used to feed audio signals to 12 stage monitor speakers, two separate line array speaker systems and 48 channels of stage input during this event. more

THE RAPCOHORIZON COMPANY ROCKS OUT AT THE PAGEANT

The Famous St. Louis Concert Nightclub Relies Exclusively on the Company’s RoadHog Cables for Stage Performances

ST. LOUIS, MO, JUNE 21, 2011 ― The RapcoHorizon Company, a leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, RoadHog cables are used by almost every artist who hits the stage at The Pageant concert nightclub in St. Louis. The venue’s audio crew relies on the RoadHog microphone and guitar cables in addition to a custom snake, which handles audio for the Halo Bar, an adjoining venue connected to The Pageant where up-and-coming bands perform weekly.

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OUTLINE EXPANDS OPERATIONS IN U.S. AND EUROPE

Tom Bensen Named Sr. VP and Managing Director of U.S. Subsidiary Outline North America, LLC; Chris Hinds Added as European Sales Manager

ORLANDO, FL, June 21, 2011 – Outline (InfoComm 2011, Booth 683), the makers of high quality, industry leading speaker systems for touring, installation and studio applications, has announced significant expansions to its corporate operations for 2011. The company has named Tom Bensen as senior vice president and managing director for its U.S. subsidiary, Outline North America, LLC, and has hired Chris Hinds as European Sales Manager. It is expected that the experience both Bensen and Hinds bring to the company will positively impact market acceptance of Outline’s new GTO Line Array speakers and iMode Intelligent Digital Loudspeaker Control Platform.

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AVIOM APPOINTS MARK MEDING AS REGIONAL SALES MANAGER FOR EASTERN U.S. AND CANADA

ORLANDO, FL, JUNE 20, 2011Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, welcomes Mark Meding as the new Aviom regional sales manager for the eastern United States and Canada. more

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