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FRENCH SOUND ENGINEERS BENOÎT GILG AND ALAIN FRANÇAIS RELISH THE PERFORMANCE AND VERSATILITY OF METRIC HALO GEAR

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Benoît Gilg

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 2011: Although they work independently, France’s Benoît Gilg and Alain Français meet frequently to ensure that their gear and techniques stay at industry’s cutting edge. Their works are numerous and often prestigious. For example, Gilg runs broadcast sound for several of the headlining acts at France’s massive Jazz Sous Les Pommiers and Vieilles Charrues Festivals and at Germany’s Hurricane Festival. He has worked with legendary artists such as Lenny Kravitz, The Pixies, The Cure, and jazz guitarist John McLaughlin. With two decades of experience beyond the younger Gilg, Français is in charge of the FOH sound at almost every French fashion show and works with many big names across many genres, from Sting to French tenor Roberto Alagna to German superstar Nina Hagen. Both engineers have been longtime advocates more

Audinate and NTP Technology Team Up at IBC

New Dante™ Enabled PENTA 725 IP audio router Launched at IBC 2011

Portland OR- Sept.9, 2011-NTP Technology unveiled the newest addition to its wide range of broadcast-quality audio routing and control systems at IBC 2011. NTP’s new Penta 725 IP audio router is based on Audinate’s Dante technology, and will interoperate with products of other brands that support Dante networking. The new PENTA 725 IP audio router enables audio routing over IP based Gigabit Ethernet with linear PCM audio quality and sub-millisecond latency.

The Penta 725IP router supports a capacity up to 1024 x 1024 cross points with 64 bi-directional channels over IP, 64 AES3 I/O channels and 6 optical MADI or router connection interfaces housed in a 1U 19″ chassis.

Dante delivers a no-hassle, self configuring, true plug-and-play digital media networking that uses standard internet protocols. Audinate’s patented Dante offers a market leading solution today, more

AURALEX INCREASES OPERATIONS WITH NEW HEADQUARTERS

Move Supports Company’s Growth, Streamlines Workflow and Increases Warehouse Space

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011 – Auralex Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, is proud to announce the opening of its new 25,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, IN. Executives from Auralex Acoustics will be available to discuss the new location in further detail during CEDIA 2011 (Booth 1017).

“This move is part of Auralex’s continued commitment to its customers, reps and partners,” says Eric Smith, founder and president of Auralex Acoustics. “The new space allows for greater operational capacity, which translates into greater opportunities to provide better service to our customers.”

The new space, located only a few miles from the previous location, offers an improved office layout that promotes a quieter and more personal work space. This enables Auralex to provide a better more

MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY DELIVERS HI-FI AUDIO TO NEARLY 17,000 SEATS WITH ONE DANLEY JERICHO HORN

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One Danley Jericho Horn (aka the World’s Loudest Reference Monitor) delivers clean and clear audio for 17,000 fans at Montana State University.

BOZEMAN, MONTANA – SEPTEMBER 2011: The Montana State University football team first took the field in 1897 and has remained a worthy vessel of school pride ever since. The Bobcats have won numerous NCAA titles and are the current champions of the Big Sky Conference. With capacity crowds squeezing into the 12,000-seat Bobcat Stadium in recent seasons, the school funded a plan to dramatically upgrade the facility. The upgrade added 5,200 seats, a sophisticated new scoreboard, and an audio system that may provide a glimpse into the future of stadium sound reinforcement. The system centers on Danley Sound Labs’ revolutionary Jericho Horn JH-90, which throws “near-field quality” audio up to four-hundred feet from its position more

KanexPro Introduces Cube Up™ – 2D to 3D Converter with Built-in Scaler at CEDIA EXPO 2011

Cube Up™ - 2D to 3D Converter with Built-in Scaler

Designed to take content from your 2D video sources and instantaneously convert it into 3D for viewing on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors.

Brea, Calif., September 1st, 2011 – KanexPro (Booth #309) the leading A/V Connectivity solutions provider is pleased to introduce a cutting-edge 2D to 3D converter called the “CubeUp?. This 3D converter is designed to take content from your 2D video sources and instantaneously convert it into 3D for viewing on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors. Comprised of one HDMI input and one HDMI output for connecting it to the 3DTV, this compact box features real-time hardware conversion of 2D content to 3D during playback. Engineered to transform sources such as PCs, Blu-ray players, STB’s and cable boxes to 3D format. In addition, 3D depth and scaling parameters can be fully adjusted simply at the touch of a button.

It provisions full 3D (all formats) such as side-by-side, top-by-bottom, 3D frame-packing & 3D page-flip with HD 1080p and multi-channel audio. The CubeUp is fully compliant more

FROM VINCE GILL TO SLAYER: METRIC HALO ULN-8 AND SPECTRAFOO GUARANTEES THAT EVERY SEAT IN THE HOUSE IS A GREAT SEAT!

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During the recent Rob Zombie/Slayer tour, system engineer, Andrew Dowling used Metric Halo’s SpectraFoo to tune the PA.

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – AUGUST 2011: Andrew Dowling is charged with an impressive task: make a FOH mix translate to every seat in any random venue. He frequently works for twenty-time Grammy winner and country legend Vince Gill, but Dowling applies his in-demand skills for bands from radically divergent genres as well. For instance, he will be traveling with metal icons Rob Zombie and Slayer on a twelve-stop tour that mix festival PA systems with a hand-picked Adamson system for headlining shows. To get signals in reliably and to analyze them powerfully, Dowling calls on a Metric Halo ULN-8 interface paired with Metric Halo’s SpectraFoo Complete analysis software.

Dowling originally became acquainted with Metric Halo through a more

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Calibre UK manufacturers scaler/switcher/image processors for the Pro Av market. Solutions include projection Edge Blending and Warp Mapping.

Calibre Broadcast products include Universal Format Converters, Scan Converters and Frame Synchronizers

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FRESHLYGROUND RECORDS AWARD-WINNING ALBUM WITH API 1608

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Fab Dupont with the API 1608.

JESSUP, MARYLAND – AUGUST 2011: South African Afro-fusion band Freshlyground has been making a name for itself since 2002 with several successful albums and a number of notable performances, including a collaboration with Shakira on “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa),” the official song for the FIFA Soccer World Cup 2010. The band’s most recent release, Radio Africa, continues to gain critical acclaim, winning two SAMA awards – “Best Engineer” and “Best Adult Contemporary Album” – and has recently earned multiple Africa Music Awards nominations, including “Best Album” and “Best Music Video.” The album’s producer, Fab Dupont, said he and Freshlyground couldn’t have done it without an API 1608.

“Overall, it was a lifesaver to have the 1608,” said Dupont, “not only because of its tone, but also because of more

NYC’S RECORDING AND MIX ENGINEER ARIEL BORUJOW PLUGS IN WITH METRIC HALO

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 2011: “I work too many hours,” laughed Ariel Borujow, chief recording and mix engineer at New York City’s now-famous Stadium Red studios. With fifteen years spent in front of the monitors, Borujow has worked with Kanye West, The Black Eyed Peas, Faith Evans, J-Lo, and countless others. His efforts, coupled with his knack for transforming whatever crosses his path into aural magic, have earned the young engineer multiple platinum albums and a Grammy nomination. Nevertheless, Borujow is hardly content to rest on his laurels. Although he does sometimes take a day off, putting in a six-day week instead of his usual seven, on the days he does work, it’s never less than ten hours. And if there’s ever a dip in the frenzy at Stadium Red, Borujow puts in time at his moonlighting gig, delivering mixes for Fox broadcasting. With deadlines looming and a more

KanexPro Introduces the Ultimate Long-Runner with HDBaseT® & 5Play™ Technology at CEDIA EXPO 2011

Long Runner 5PL

100M HDMI Extender with PoE, IR, RS-232, Ethernet and 3D Support

Brea, Calif., Aug 22, 2011 – KanexPro (Booth #309) the leading A/V Connectivity solutions provider is proud to introduce its groundbreaking HDMI® Extender, based on HDBaseT® technology called the “The Long –Runner 5PL? which includes all the five main elements of a typical A/V install: Audio, Video, Power, Control, and the Distance needed for versatility and swift installation. Guaranteed to work with any number of HDMI sources and displays.

Route high-resolution HDMI signals with full HD 1080p from the source up to 330 feet (100m) to your HD display. In addition, it supports PoE (Power over Ethernet) eliminating excess or unwanted power drain and also provides power to the receiver at the remote location, giving the ultimate freedom to the flat-panel or projector from being tethered to the AC outlet.
It provisions full 3D (all formats) and resolutions up to 4Kx2K (4 times the 1080p) with multichannel more

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