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Technomad Gives Flight to DragonFly at InfoComm

BOSTON, June 6, 2011 — Technomad is set to introduce the world’s first completely weatherproof, all-in-one, self-casing portable PA system for the commercial pro audio market at InfoComm 2011 (June 15-17, Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Booth 537).

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The DragonFly, adapted from Technomad’s rugged military technology, is ideal for mobile pro audio and staging events that require outstanding audio quality, lightweight portability, quick setup, ease of operation and durable construction for outdoor events. The self-casing, 100-percent weatherproof design fully protects the system components from moisture, dirt, shock and other elements in outdoor environments, supporting everything from ceremonies and parades to sporting events and concerts.

The inclusion of green, rechargeable and long-lasting battery power, along with a potent audio output, supports mobile audio free of extension cords for crowds of approximately 2,150 in size. NiMH battery technology, which more

WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES THE ARMADILLO-4 LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM

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The new WorxAudio Armadillo-4 loudspeaker system.

Greensboro, NC – InfoComm Booth# 521… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to introduce the new Armadillo-4 loudspeaker system. A small format, high performance sound reinforcement system designed for high quality foreground and background music applications, the new surface mount Armadillo-4 is the ideal solution for use in a wide range of settings, including restaurants / bars, retail environments, hotel lobbies, under balcony fill, and corporate industrial training / meeting spaces. more

Digital Rapids Transcode Manager Elevates High-Volume Transcoding for Stellar Inflight

Digital Rapids LogoJune 6, 2011 — Sydney, Australia: Digital Rapids – the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, movie and Web content to wider audiences — announced today that Stellar Inflight, the world’s longest running in-flight entertainment company, is using the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager automated transcoding software to transform high volumes of video and audio for both new and traditional in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems and viewing platforms.

A Transcode Manager Server and multiple Transcode Engines are deployed at each of Stellar Inflight’s technical facilities in Sydney, Kuala Lumpur and Beijing. High volumes of source files are transformed by Transcode Manager into multiple outputs in the formats required by varying in-flight entertainment systems. Transcode Manager is also used to transcode content for viewing on portable media players and tablets — such as the Apple(r) iPad(r) — now available to passengers on select airlines. more

Special Free Networking Seminar in Orlando for Consultants and Integrators

The explosive growth of computer networking technology (IT) has produced huge benefits for many industries, and the A/V market is no exception. The advantages of digital media networking have been clear for some time, but until now many felt that there were too many limitations and too much to learn in order to make the switch.

Peavey® Commercial Audio, and Audinate along with Allen and Heath, Lab.gruppen, and media partner Sound & Communications, will be presenting a morning of insightful and real world presentations by the industries top A/V manufacturers on Tuesday June 14 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Rosen Centre in Orlando.

The conference also includes the European award winning A/V design consultant Stefan Mathias of the Hartmann + Mathais Partnership. Stefan will also be speaking about their Goethe University AV installation in Frankfurt, which recently won a Sinus Award (“System Integrations Award”) at this year’s more

Yamaha Rolling Showroom Summer Tour Season Begins

BUENA PARK, Calif.—The Yamaha Rolling Showroom will kick off its summer tour season with two mid-west dates scheduled featuring YCATS (Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars) training sessions. Live! Technologies in Columbus, Ohio will host demos on June 21st followed by a BBQ courtesy of Yamaha and Live!. Sessions will include training on the Yamaha M7CL48-ES, DM1000, digital networking, Yamaha speakers, and amplifiers.
The June 23rd session will take place at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan and will include training on the Yamaha M7CL48-ES, DM1000, digital networks, NEXO speakers, and amplifiers.

Each training session for both locations will last one hour, and attendees can sign-up for one or more events. This is a perfect opportunity for those that have yet to see the Yamaha Rolling Showroom to stop by. The demo room on wheels is fully equipped with Yamaha digital mixers, processors, networking products, amplifiers, and speakers. Yamaha regional more

Mac Conversion Utility Now Available for Roland VR-5

Roland Systems Group (RSG) has released a Mac image converter utility for the popular VR-5 AV Mixer. This newly released software allows users to convert still images, video and audio into and from the format used by the VR-5’s internal SD card-based player and recorder.

The Roland VR-5 is a fully integrated audio mixer, video switcher with built-in recorder/player for live production and web streaming. This unique product combines the power of Roland’s audio and video technology into one unit.

Current formats supported in the VR-5 Conversion software include .avi, .mpg, .wvm, .mp4, .dv, .mov with resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 pixels. Still image conversion support includes .bmp, .jpg, .png with file sizes up to 6400 x 4800 pixels. Audio formats supported for conversion include .wav, .aiff, .mp3 with sampling rates of 44.1 kHz, and 48 kHz.

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Roland Systems Group Releases Software Updates for V-Mixer Consoles

Roland Systems Group (RSG) has released software updates for their popular Digital Mixing Consoles – the M-400, M-380 and M-300 V-Mixers. One of the significant updates includes full project file compatibility and interchangeability between different models of V-Mixers. It means a project created on any model of V-Mixer including the new M-480 can be loaded via USB flash drive or RCS software to another model of V-Mixer. The popular V-Mixer Consoles based on the REAC Ethernet audio protocol are the central component of a V-Mixing System with integrated Digital Snakes, multi-channel recording and the world’s finest Personal Mixing system.

This new update demonstrates the continued support of the M-400 V-Mixer following the introduction of the new flagship M-480 V-Mixer Console. Roland will continue to release updates for all V-Mixer consoles as new features become available including the virtual soundcheck ability when linked with the new more

PESA offers up new 4X4 HD-SDI Multi-rate Router for Studio Applications

Compact 4X4 HD-SDI Multi-rate Routing Switcher

4X4 HD-SDI Multi-rate Routing Switcher

Huntsville, Alabama – May 30, 2011 –PESA, a U.S. manufacturer of high-definition video and audio signal distribution solutions is now accepting orders for its new multi-rate four input and four output high definition routing system with a full set of features for network control. The new OC44-3G-P4 is part of the next generation of reliable, cost effective, high definition multi-rate routers designed for SDI studios, high performance digital signage, and the latest in high definition video for security and surveillance applications.

Totally self-contained in a 1RU chassis, the new OC44-3G-P4 offers full auto equalization at each input for cable lengths over 300m (1000 ft) at 720p and 100m (300 ft) at 1080i or 1080p. Each output port can be configured for standard SMPTE reclocking data rates or set for auto-bypass mode when non-SMPTE signals are required. This unit is capable of storing multiple switch presets and provides glitch-free more

ASHLY AUDIO’S PÊMA INSTALLED IN BARCELONA’S HOTTEST NEW RESTAURANTS

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BARCELONA, SPAIN – MAY 2011: Two new hybrid restaurant-bars have stolen the limelight in Barcelona, Spain. Situated in the resurgent neighborhood of El Poble-sec, Tickets and 41° share the same prestigious proprietors, a roof & a wall, and a hi-fi sound system that parallels the ultra-modern, utterly-hip décor. Taken together, the sonic and visual vibe suggests the patron is savoring cuisine and quaffing libations of a promised and glorious future. Indeed, the New York Times listed Tickets as one of the “Ten Restaurants Worth a Plane Ride,” and would-be revelers at the ever-packed 41° will be turned away unless they secured a reservation in advance. Though separately zoned, the two establishments rely on a single, two-rack space Ashly pêma powered processor for all input conditioning, matrix mixing, loudspeaker conditioning, and amplification. It works tirelessly in the background, like a seasoned party planner, to make sure everybody at Tickets and 41° more

SYMETRIX ARC-WEB INTERNET-BASED REMOTE CONTROL FOR COMPUTERS AND SMARTPHONES WINS THE BID FOR KEY ATLANTA SHOWROOM

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – JUNE 2011: The 12,000 square-foot Ivystone and HomeStyle showroom is located on the busiest floor of AmericasMart in Atlanta, Georgia. Its patrons are the retailers of North America and the world, who flock to the merchandise mart to stock their stores with the hottest brands and latest products. For years, the sister companies limped along with an antiquated sound system that offered little in the way of user control. They recently hired local A/V firm Atlanta Sound & Lighting to replace the old system with something more befitting their industrial prestige. The new system centers on a Symetrix Jupiter 8 “zero learning curve” processor with Symetrix ARC-WEB remote. The fully-programmable ARC-WEB provides secure network control of input source and zone volume from any computer or smartphone, anywhere in the facility or anywhere in the world.

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