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Lightwright Touch now on iPhone

Lightwright Touch version 1.2 is now available, adding iPhone and iPod touch support to the mobile Lightwright worksheet app. All of the functionality of the iPad version has been squeezed into the smaller screen space with very few sacrifices. Lightwright Touch on the Apple iPod touch
Worksheet files exported for iPad from Lightwright 5 can now be viewed, navigated, and edited on iPhone or iPod touch, and changes can be reconciled back into the original Lightwright 5 show file.
A dozen new or improved iPad features are also included in the free update. Lightwright Touch requires iOS 4.0 or later and iPhone 3G or later, iPod touch 2nd generation or later, or any iPad.
See http://pocketlighting.com for more information. more

Top Christian College Chapel Installs NEXO

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Wenham, Mass.—The A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts is among one of the top Christian colleges and the only non-denominational college in New England. The chapel seats 1,600, making it one of the largest venues on Boston’s North Shore. Recently, MFI Productions of Hooksett, New Hampshire, installed a 21st century audio system based around a new, white NEXO GEO S12 line array.

“The Chapel on campus is the largest performance venue on campus, bringing international speakers, scholars, musicians and events to its stage annually,? states Chris Imming, director of media services. Along with the Gordon’s academic curriculum, the space hosts Chapel services, Convocation programs, and special events, to promote learning, Christian community and opportunities for engagement. Students gather in the Chapel for large services and presentations throughout the week. but the space also serves as a performance stage. Large-scale ensembles, choirs, and bands often practice more

IGLESIA DE DIOS PENTECOSTAL CHURCH SELECTS D.A.S. AUDIO

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Interior of Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal M.I. Church

Tampa, FL – May 2011… Recognized as the largest non-denominational, Pentecostal church serving the Hispanic community in central Florida, Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal M.I. Church is an impressive organization. With its large, upbeat, music-rich services, the church recently moved into its new sanctuary. With seating capacity for 2,600 worshippers and weekly services running near full capacity, the former gymnasium is now the proud home of an impressive, and extensive, audiovisual setup that encompasses lighting, video, acoustic treatment throughout, and a new sound system drawn from the Aero Series 2 and Avant catalogs of D.A.S. Audio. more

SYMETRIX ADDS TWO DYNAMIC EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTORS

paul_borje.JPGSEATTLE, WASHINGTON – APRIL 2011: As Symetrix continues to gain market share with its Jupiter series of “zero learning curve” processors, its SymNet Series of open-architecture DSP solutions and the Integrator Series, the company adds two prominent European distributors. Portugal-based Audium will distribute Symetrix products in its home country, as well as on several islands and in countries with current and historical ties to Portugal: Açores, Madeira, Angola, Cabo Verde, and Moçambique. Fixed installation and broadcast sound experts Visono Media will distribute Symetrix products in Sweden, where it is based.

Audium is a pioneer in Portugal’s A/V industry. The company opened its doors thirty years ago with the sale of nightclub equipment and quickly diversified from there. Early on, Audium partnered with manufacturers from around the globe and developed a deeply knowledgeable staff to provide the best equipment and expertise to its clients. more

DANLEY LOUDSPEAKERS DONATED TO THE RESCUE

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – MAY 2011: The division of the Nashville Rescue Mission that serves men has been operating since 1954 and currently resides in the old Sears building, near the heart of Music City. Its 400-seat chapel is the spiritual gateway to the free services within, which include food, shelter, medical care and counseling. In order to secure a bed at the Mission, the homeless must simply attend a service. That commitment to spiritual enlightenment makes the Nashville Rescue Mission one of the busiest churches in the country, with a service offered 364 nights a year (only Super Bowl Sunday gets a rest!). Scott Oliver, a volunteer musician at the Mission and professional sound system designer and integrator at Nashville’s Pro Audio Solutions, recently turned the chapel’s tired, anemic old sound system into what many are proclaiming to be one of the best sounding rooms in Nashville with the help more

SYMETRIX EXPANDS THE WORLD OF JUPITER WITH APP NOTES

jupiter_app_notes.JPGSEATTLE, WASHINGTON – APRIL 2011: Symetrix “Jupiter App Notes,” are now available on the Applications and Venues pages of www.symetrix.co, or www.symetrix.co/jupiter-app-notes/. Each “App Note” features a specific application or venue, walking users through the most important requirements and considerations in the context of Jupiter’s world of downloadable “apps.”

“We created the Jupiter App Notes series to showcase the versatility of the Jupiter platform and to help users visualize the solution to their audio challenges,” said Jim Latimer, regional sales manager at Symetrix. “We recognized that profiling various applications and venues, including the hardware type, selected App, signal flow, wiring diagram, and underlying philosophy, would broaden everyone’s ideas about how flexible and powerful the Jupiter product line is. Our goal is to get integrators, consultants, and prospective customers thinking about how Jupiter’s “zero learning curve” DSP could benefit them across a huge more

SMARTPHONES AND COMPUTERS REJOICE! SYMETRIX INTRODUCES ARC-WEB, A NETWORK-BASED REMOTE CONTROL IN JUPITER SOFTWARE 2.0

jupiter_arc_web_devices.JPGSEATTLE, WASHINGTON – MAY 2011: Already established as a leader in pro audio technologies, Symetrix demonstrates that it is also at the cutting edge of IT-based external control technology. With Jupiter software version 2.0, Symetrix introduces web-based control via ARC-WEB. ARC-WEB is an AJAX/HTML5 standards-based web app that mimics the functionality of Symetrix’ popular menu-driven wall panel remotes, the ARC-2 Series. ARC-WEB is compatible with many popular web browsers, operating systems and devices, including iPhone/iPad and Android. Using Symetrix’ intuitive programming tools, integrators can easily build four separate ARC-WEBs per Jupiter hardware device.

“We are very excited to launch ARC-WEB for Jupiter,” said Trent Wagner, senior product manager at Symetrix. “It’s no secret that mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets are hot technology right now, especially the iPhone and iPad from Apple. In other industries, it is quickly becoming expected that remote-controllable more

LIBERTY AV GIVES EASTERN SALES NEW DIRECTION

Alan Richards takes charge on the Right Coast

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An announcement has been made by President John Dace at Liberty AV Solutions that Alan Richards has been named the company’s new Eastern Director of Sales.

Now responsible for overseeing all aspects of sales activity conducted throughout the region, Richards comes to his new post with over 20 years of experience within the AV industry. Formerly with Jerusalem, Israel-based Kramer Electronics, where he served as VP of Sales for the US market, Richards will make New Jersey his home base of operations on behalf of Liberty.

Richards effectively replaces Liberty’s former Eastern Director of Sales Dan Reich, who has taken on new responsibilities within the company as its Sales Operations Manager. In this capacity, Reich will assume day-to-day management of all zone managers throughout the more

LIBERTY APPOINTS TONY CARR AS NEW SOUTHWESTERN TERRITORY MANAGER

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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, April 1, 2011—Liberty AV Solutions has named Tony Carr as its new Southwestern Territory Manager. An accomplished industry veteran who comes to the post from Samsung Electronics, Carr will assist in directing Liberty’s sales efforts in Southern California, Arizona, Southern Nevada, and Hawaii.

Reporting directly to Liberty’s Director of Western Regional Sales David Ellis, Carr will work hand-in-hand with the company’s independent manufacturer’s reps to serve customers throughout his territory. As the latest addition to an overall sales force reorganization that began last year, he will be supported by a team of inside sales associates that brings an even broader base of specialized knowledge and resources to those in the field.

“Customers have an inherent right to expect high levels of service,? Carr believes. “To that end, it’s great to be a part of the Liberty sales team, because we are focused and committed to more

Vaddio Unveils New HD Robotic PTZ Camera Comparable to 3-Chip Broadcast Camera

New ClearVIEW HD-20 Features “True Native HD Imaging?

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 1, 2011) – Experience true 1080p HD video quality, without the artifacts and noise so many single chip HD cameras produce, with Vaddio’s newest high definition camera, the ClearVIEW HD-20. With a glass multi-element 20x motorized zoom lens and the newly designed precision slip-clutch robotics, the HD-20 provides fluid broadcast-quality motion control with smooth pan/tilt operation for accurate camera movement and control.

“The challenge with building the industry’s first True Single Chip HD PTZ camera was finding an imaging sensor that could natively display 1080p images,? explained President of Vaddio Rob Sheeley. “Because traditional CMOS pixels get really small in sensors larger than 2-megapixels, most video camera manufacturer’s stay with lower resolution sensors and scale a 720 image to 1080. By scaling the image, the pixel size remains large, while still reducing the noise and light more

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