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ANTON/BAUER RECOGNIZES FUTURE TALENT WITH SPONSORSHIP AND AWARDS FOR SKILLSUSA TV PRODUCTION COMPETITION WINNERS

LEESBURG, VA, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011—In its latest effort to help provide training and professional opportunities for students, 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, recently awarded the winners of the 2011 SkillsUSA TV Production Competition each with the ElipZ 10K Battery System and EledZ portable LED lighting package. more

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MSG’S DEUTSCHE POP ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND MEDIA FEATURES SSL DUALITY IN SIX LOCATIONS

Consoles Part of MSG’s Ongoing Expansion Program

EICHENAU, GERMANY – The Music Support Group (MSG) is expanding its successful Deutsche POP Academy of Music and Media with two new SSL Duality consoles. The group already has Duality equipped educational facilities in Eichenau, its corporate headquarters, as well as Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne and is opening new teaching studios in Nuremberg and Vienna. Solid State Logic Duality consoles were specified because of reputation, excellent performance and sound quality, ease of use and integrated DAW control. MSG’s exclusive Dorian Gray Studio design standard, which includes SSL consoles, high-end monitoring systems and accurate acoustical treatments, has been applied to Deutsche POP locations.

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ANTON/BAUER AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO ASPIRING CINEMATOGRAPHERS AT MAINE MEDIA WORKSHOPS

ROCKPORT, ME, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011Anton/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, recently awarded scholarships for two students to each attend one of Maine Media’s world-renowned film and video workshops. This is just one of the many ways Anton/Bauer is increasing its commitment to education, helping students and young professionals achieve their professional goals while educating them on the importance of using quality, reliable and professional gear.

As a long-time sponsor and educational partner of Maine Media Workshops (MMW), which help build dynamic educational communities that foster creative vision, craftsmanship and expression in the media arts, Anton/Bauer awarded scholarships to Alyce Ornella and Elizabeth Casinelli, covering the tuition for each student as they attend a one-week digital video production workshop in 2011. By attending specialized seminars, students at more

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RTW Announces At IBC 2011 3G-SDI Interface For TouchMonitor TM9

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Available at the End of the Year, New Upgradeable Option Will Support SD, HD and 3G-SDI Formats

AMSTERDAM, 13 SEPTEMBER 2011 – RTW, a leading vendor of visual audio meters for professional broadcast, production, post-production, and quality control, will announce at IBC 2011 (Hall 8, Stand E.76) a 3G-SDI add-on interface for the TouchMonitor TM9, available by the end of 2011.

The new 3G-SDI option can be installed in all previous and future TouchMonitor TM9 units. In addition, new TM9 units can be ordered with the interface option already installed. The SDI interface for the TM9 supports the SD, HD and 3G-SDI formats, thus allowing for easy integration into TV studios, switching rooms and video post-production environments. It complements the existing custom input configuration of TouchMonitor units, which makes analog, AES3 and AES3-id formats available in various combinations, more

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TC Electronic Appoints HHB ‘Premium Certified HD Dealer’ in the UK

At IBC 2011, TC Electronic and HHB are Ready to Take Their Business Partnership to the Next Level

AMSTERDAM, 9 SEPTEMBER, 2011-TC Electronic, a global leader in digital signal processing and loudness control technologies for the professional audio, broadcast and post-production markets, is pleased to announce at IBC 2011, its appointment of HHB to Premium Certified HD Dealer in the UK. Visitors to IBC will be able to meet with executives from both companies and experience the latest technology from TC Electronic at the HHB/TC Electronic booth (Hall 8, Stand D56).

HHB’s high level of technical and operational knowledge with TC Electronic and Dynaudio Acoustics products has qualified them to become a Premium Certified HD Dealer. They will be considered the prime TC Electronic dealer of pro audio and broadcast products in the UK, providing unmatched product demonstration, guidance, backup and support.

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TC Electronic Announces The AM6 Meter AT IBC 2011

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New Radar Annoyance Meter Plug-In For Pro Tools HD Complies with TASA Standard

AMSTERDAM, 9 SEPTEMBER, 2011-TC Electronic, a global leader in digital signal processing and loudness control technologies for the professional audio, broadcast and post-production markets, is pleased to announce at the IBC 2011 Show (Hall 8, HHB Stand D56), its new AM6 plug-in meter for Pro Tools HD. Together, with TC Electronic’s LM5D Plug-in for Pro Tools HD, the two products combine to create the new Radar Meter Bundle for Pro Tools HD.

TC Electronic’s acclaimed radar display has proven to be a fast track to upgrade audio production for broadcast, film and music from unsatisfactory peak level indicators to loudness based metering. Now, the new AM6 plug-in makes the highly efficient radar available for also controlling trailers and commercials in cinema production. Measurements are based on more

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RTW Announces The TM3 TouchMonitor At IBC 2011

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Latest Addition to the TouchMonitor Range Offers an Affordable Solution for Pro-Level Loudness,True-Peak, and PPM Metering for Analog and Digital Stereo and 5.1 Signals

AMSTERDAM, 9 SEPTEMBER 2011 – RTW, a leading vendor of visual audio meters for professional broadcast, production, post-production, and quality control, is proud to announce the TM3, the latest addition to the company’s successful TouchMonitor range. The new TM3 will be on display for IBC attendees to see first-hand at the company’s stand (Hall 8, Stand E76).

The TM3 includes features of the larger TM7 and TM9 versions and is controlled using a touch-sensitive display. With its budget-friendly base price of less than 1,000 euros (basic stereo version), 4.3-inch touchscreen, and stylish exterior allowing for horizontal and vertical placement, the TM3 is a highly appealing compact alternative, ideal for editorial offices, edit suites and small more

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RTW INTRODUCES NEW RACK-MOUNTABLE VERSIONS OF THE TM7 TOUCHMONITOR AT IBC 2011

New Units Designed for Installation in Waveform-Monitor Frames and 19-inch Standard Racks

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AMSTERDAM, 12 SEPTEMBER 2011 – RTW, a leading vendor of visual audio meters for professional broadcast, production, post-production and quality control, will present at IBC 2011 two rack-mountable enclosure variants of its TM7 TouchMonitor, the 20700-VID and 20700-3U. Attendees are invited to see the new products first hand at RTW’s stand (Hall 8, Stand E76).

The new TouchMonitor versions are technologically identical to the TM7 model, providing eight analog and eight digital (AES3 or AES3id) ports. Both versions feature a front-panel USB port that allows for preset import and export, license updates, and firmware upgrades. The 20700-VID version has been specifically designed for installation into waveform-monitor racks, which are typically used in video studios. At 9.5 inches wide and three rack units high, the 20700-3U is designed for more

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RTW Debuts New Combo Instrument for Loudness Range Metering At IBC 2011

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LRA Instrument to Be Incorporated in TouchMonitor 2.x, SurroundControl 31900/31960 and SurroundMonitor 11900 4.x Firmware Versions

AMSTERDAM, 12 SEPTEMBER, 2011 – RTW, a leading vendor of visual audio meters for professional broadcast, production, post-production, and quality control, will be showcasing at IBC 2011 its new loudness-range instrument (LRA) for many of its metering products. The new combination instrument will be incorporated into software versions for the TouchMonitor (V2.x), Surround Control 31900/31960 (V4.x) and the SurroundMonitor 11900 (V4.x), all of which will be on display for IBC attendees to see first-hand (Hall 8, Stand E76).

The extensive paradigm shift from traditional PPM metering to loudness metering in the pro-audio industry will be successful only if it becomes straightforward for any user groups it affects. Now, with the new LRA introduction, RTW has made another significant contribution to this trend.
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ANTON/BAUER FEATURES INNOVATIVE POWER SOLUTIONS FOR SONY, CANON, PANASONIC, RED AND ARRI AT IBC 2011

AMSTERDAM, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011—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, will demonstrate the advanced capabilities of its power solutions to European broadcast and video professionals at this year’s 2011 IBC Show (Stand 11.D61). Anton/Bauer will debut the new MATRIX Cheese Plate, a new mounting plate that can be used with the company’s Gold Mount® Solutions for the Sony PMW-F3 camera; Canon EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 7D and EOS 60D Digital SLR cameras; Panasonic AG-AF100 series professional HD camera and RED Epic digital cinema camera. Also making a first appearance at IBC is the QR-HotSwap-AR Gold Mount for the ARRI Alexa digital cinema camera.

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The MATRIX Cheese Plate mounts directly on 15mm or 19mm rod systems (15mm or 19mm clamp kits sold separately), to allow for easy mounting of a variety of Gold Mounts including:
• QRC-DUAL PT – Gold Mount with four-pin XLR and two PowerTap® outputs for the Sony F3. Also mounts directly to the AJA Ki Pro Mini.
• QR-DLSR – 7/14 Gold Mount for Canon 5D, 7D and 60D.
• QR-VBG – 7/14 Gold Mount adapter for the Panasonic AG-AF100.
• QRC-EPIC – An exclusive feature of the QRC-EPIC Gold Mount® are the three outputs: a hard-wired cabled six-pin LEMO connector for power as well as two PowerTap® connectors for accessories.

These Gold Mount solutions can also be used on support rigs such as Cinevate, Shape, Redrock Micro and Genus, among others, and in some cases, a pouch.

Providing extended run-times, the QR-HotSwap-AR offers the secure, snap-on approach of the Anton/Bauer Gold Mount locking two batteries in place for seamless hotswapping and extended run-times for the ARRI Alexa camera. Exclusive communications available only with the Anton/Bauer QR-HotSwap-AR shows combined battery run-time in the camera’s viewfinder.

“Anton/Bauer remains successful by developing innovative power solutions and accessories for the industry’s top cameras,? says Shin Minowa, vice president of marketing and business development. “At IBC, we will showcase our continued commitment to bringing innovative products to market for today’s cameramen.?

About Anton/BauerAnton/Bauer is recognized as the world’s innovator and premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other key mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries. Based in the United States in Shelton, CT with offices in Europe and Asia, Anton/Bauer was established in 1970 and has expanded its product offerings to include many signature lines such as its leading Gold Mount® system, InterActive® chargers and Logic Series® batteries such as the HyTRON® 50, 100 and 140, and DIONIC® 90, 160, HC and HCX. Their products are compatible with virtually every camera brand on the market today. Other Anton/Bauer high performance products include the Ultralight®, ElipZ®, ElightZ®, CINE VCLX and CINE VCLX/2. Their superior-quality products have become an industry standard. For more information on Anton/Bauer, visit www.antonbauer.com.

A Snapshot of The Vitec Group Vitec is an international Group principally serving customers in the broadcast, photographic and military, aerospace and government (MAG) markets. Listed on the London Stock Exchange with 2010 revenue of £309 million, Vitec is based on strong, well known, premium brands on which its customers worldwide rely. Vitec is organized in three divisions: Imaging & Staging, Videocom and Services.Imaging & Staging designs, manufactures and distributes equipment and accessories for photography, video and events. Videocom designs and distributes systems and products used in broadcasting and live entertainment, film and video production and MAG. Services provides equipment rental, workflow design and technical support for camera, video, audio, fiber optic and wireless technology used by TV production teams and film crews. More information can be found at www.vitecgroup.com.

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