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Latest Grass Valley Technologies at InfoComm 2011 Support Powerful Presentation Workflows

San Francisco, Calif., June 2, 2011, (InfoComm 2011—Booth#1062) — Several of the latest technologies and systems from Grass Valley™ that solve complex A/V production and presentation problems in a highly efficient and cost-effective way will be on display during the InfoComm 2011 conference, scheduled for June 11-17 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

This year, Grass Valley’s products will be exhibited by Starin Marketing (booth #1062), a North American distribution partner for Grass Valley Pro AV products. Starin also assists its customers in the selection and installation of portable and fixed presentation systems.

Among a number of useful technologies displayed in hands-on demonstrations, the ADVC-G Series of signal converters from Grass Valley represent a new benchmark in the industry by offering support for full bandwidth “any signal-in, any signal-out? conversions in small footprint “brick-style? form factors that are as versatile as they are powerful.
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FSR To Sponsor Industry Concert At InfoComm 2011 Featuring Drunk Unkles

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InfoComm Booth # 1343

FSR TO SPONSOR INDUSTRY CONCERT AT INFOCOMM 2011 FEATURING DRUNK UNKLES

Woodland Park, NJ — FSR will sponsor the InfoComm concert that promises to rock the house. The charity event, to be held on June 16th from 9-11 at B.B. King’s Restaurant and Blues Club, will feature the industry’s own blues band – Drunk Unkles – and will raise money for the NSCA Education Foundation. FSR, long time patron of both the band and the cause, is demonstrating its support by serving as a Bronze Sponsor.

“I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of working with the Unkles as an individual and as a representative of FSR for over two decades,? stated Jan Sandri, FSR president. “They’re not only a hugely talented group, but their generosity has helped escalate the industry’s level more

Yamaha PM5D the ‘Whatz, How and Now’ for Engineer “Al-Tee? Williams

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BUENA PARK, Calif. —Alfred “AL-Tee? Williams has worked as a front of house and monitor engineer with artists such as Kool and the Gang, The SOS Band, Tank, Rachelle Farrell, Angie Stone, Fantasia, and currently with R&B artist Jay Sean. His choice in mixing boards then, and now, is the Yamaha PM5D. Williams said the console’s dynamic performance helps the artist keep the rhythm pumping on the stage.

“In today’s world, digital consoles are the ‘whatz, how and now’ and used at every venue around the world, states “AL-Tee?. The Yamaha PM5D is the board that I can count on seeing no matter where I travel. It’s one of the user-friendliest digital consoles to work with, especially for engineers that are more familiar with analog mixing boards and for the digitally inclined as well. Some of my ‘seasoned’ engineer friends also agree how easy the 5D is to use more

Almo Professional A/V Names Three Vice Presidents

Almo Professional A/V Names Three Vice Presidents

Melody Craigmyle, John Riley and Steve Stacy Instrumental in Company’s
Rapid Ascent; Leaders in Partner Sales, Training/Education and Support

Philadelphia, PA — June 1, 2011 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing Pro A/V distributor, today announced the promotion of three employees to vice president positions within its professional audio/visual division. Melody Craigmyle has been named vice president of marketing, and John Riley and Steve Stacy are now vice presidents of sales in the Eastern and Western regions respectively.

According to Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO at Almo Professional A/V, all three have made significant contributions to the growth of the division. He explained that because of their leadership, Almo Pro A/V channel partners have access to training, services and support that far exceeds the traditional distributor experience in the audiovisual industry.

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CLEAR-COM LAUNCHES COMMUNICATIONS SOLUTION FOR AIR FORCE AT NASA AMES RESEARCH CENTER

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Wind Tunnel Test Engineer communicates with test crews on Clear-Com V-Series Panel.

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NASA Ames/Air Force 40 x 80 Wind Tunnel with Large Rotor Test Apparatus used for full-scale helicopter design and test

MOFFETT FIELD, CA. ─ Clear-Com®, a global leader in critical voice communication systems, is pleased to announce that its intercom systems were implemented at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamic Complex (NFAC), located at NASA’s Ames Research Center, for communicating and coordinating wind tunnel test operations across the facility. The Eclipse-Median digital matrix intercom system, V-Series user control panels and CellCom Integra wireless beltpacks are bridging the communications gap among the test engineers. more

FOO FIGHTERS’ WASTING LIGHT RECORDED AND MIXED ENTIRELY ON AN API 1608

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JESSUP, MARYLAND – MAY 2011: Proof that analog audio is a powerful force in the digital age, the Foo Fighters’ recent analog effort, Wasting Light, debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart last month. The album, which moved more than 235,000 copies in its first week, was recorded and mixed completely on a 32-channel API 1608 console in frontman Dave Grohl’s untreated garage and spare room. Although many consoles would have fit Grohl’s spacing and input requirements, the API 1608 and its sixteen-channel expander stood out as the perfect mix of uncompromising professionalism, flexible topology and functional size.

“The API sound is great for rock,” said Wasting Light producer Butch Vig. “It’s not subtle and it’s not soft. When you turn the gain up on an EQ, you can really hear it. It’s musical. We drove the 1608 more

FOR-A TO SHOWCASE PRODUCT RANGE AT UPCOMING INFOCOMM

Fort Lee, N.J.FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will highlight a variety of recently introduced products at the 2011 InfoComm Show, which runs June 15-17 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Demonstrating in Booth 5751, FOR-A will showcase its FA-9500 multipurpose signal processor, HVS-350HS HD/SD 1.5 M/E digital video switcher, FVW-500HS HD/SD video writer, LTR-100HS video archive recorder, MV-3200 Series multi-viewer and MV-1600HS Series multi-viewer.

“InfoComm has always been a key show for us,? said Pedro Silvestre, FOR-A Corporation of America, Sales Director. “It’s the world’s largest conference for the professional AV industry, which along with broadcast, is one of the top areas we serve. Our company’s research and development focuses its design criterion on products and features that will benefit video professionals working in this challenging but dynamic field. We see our more

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SYMETRIX APPOINTS HOCK THANG TO NEWLY CREATED POSITION OF TECHNICAL SALES ENGINEER FOR ASIA

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SINGAPORE – MAY 2011: In response to unprecedented sales growth throughout both the established and the burgeoning Asian countries, Symetrix announces the formation of a new position, Technical Sales Engineer for Asia, and announces the appointment of Singapore-based Hock Thang to the position. Thang possesses a deep understanding of the Symetrix product line from his prior experience as a technical sales associate in the region, and he will employ that knowledge to assist Asian Symetrix customers with their technical questions both pre- and post-sale.

“Hiring Hock to this newly created position represents a big step forward for Symetrix in Asia,” said Paul Roberts, vice president of sales and marketing at Symetrix. “It’s clear that our Asian distributors are making substantial contributions to Symetrix’ growth, and we want to support their present and future efforts by creating this dedicated technical sales position for the region. We’re especially excited that Hock more

Digital Rapids to Showcase New 2.0 Version of TouchStream Live Streaming Appliance at InfoComm 2011

Digital Rapids LogoMay 31, 2011 — Markham, Ontario: Digital Rapids Digital Rapids will be showcasing the new 2.0 version of the award-winning TouchStream portable encoding and live streaming appliance at the upcoming InfoComm 2011 exhibition. The version 2.0 update adds support for the Digital Rapids Broadcast Manager multi-encoder management software, enabling comprehensive remote monitoring, management and control of multiple TouchStream units from a centralized location. Additional new features in the TouchStream 2.0 upgrade include enhancements to HTTP Live Streaming for Apple(r) iPhone(r) and iPad(tm) devices and improved Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) Smooth Streaming capabilities. more

OWI Announces New Product Line Up at InfoComm 2011

OWI Announces New Product Line Up at InfoComm 2011

The audio leader offers solutions ranging from ENERGY STAR® Rated/Energy Verified Audio Amplifiers and Space-Saving 4-Channel Audio Mixers, to fully integrated Infrared Wireless Microphone Systems and more

At InfoComm 2011, the largest and most comprehensive pro-AV event in the world, OWI, a leader in audio equipment, will unveil its latest new product line up. AV pros and the organizations they serve will find a range of solutions offered from ENERGY STAR® Rated/Energy Verified Audio Amplifiers and Space-Saving 4-Channel Audio Mixers, to low cost Low Voltage Surface Mount Self-Amplified Speaker Systems and two-frequency wireless Pendant microphones that fully integrate with an Infrared Wireless Microphone System.

ENERGY STAR® Rated / Energy Verified Audio Amplifiers
For AV pros looking for a high efficiency, priority override paging, intelligent monitoring audio amplifier, OWI introduces its AMP-1SGRN “Green? Amplified Speaker Amplifier with Priority Audio more

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