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Linear Acoustic to Provide UPMAX:neo™ 5.1 Channel Upmixer Featuring DTS® Technology for NBC’s Coverage of the Beijing Olympic Games

LANCASTER, Pa. — June 2, 2008 — Linear Acoustic has been selected to provide its UPMAX:neo™ upmixers featuring DTS® technology to NBC during the network’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Aug. 8-24. The announcement was made today by Bob Dixon, director of sound design, NBC Olympics, and Tim Carroll, president, Linear Acoustic. more

Innovative Paging System by Lencore Creates Industry Breakthrough

(WOODBURY, NY)Lencore Acoustics Corp, a manufacturer of commercial sound masking systems announces the availability of its Music Page Interface, a radically different type of paging distribution system that will change the way audio and sound contractors design, install, and manage paging communication systems.

The Lencore Music Page Interface (MPI) replaces all the bulky head end equipment that is typically associated with music and paging systems. With the MPI there is no need for additional amplifiers, separate equalizers, special switching equipment or matching vendors for compatible product interfaces. In fact, the MPI technology is so sophisticated that it can make zone additions, modifications, deletions and other changes to the paging system on the fly and eliminates the need for running multiple home runs back to the electrical closet or through building risers to create separate or additional zones. more

Eventide Eclipse Provides We Are Scientists With Big Sound In Small Package For The Road

Eventide’s Eclipse™, single rack space effects processor, is providing renowned Front-of-House engineer, Titus, with a wide range of classic Eventide effects in the smallest possible footprint. Currently on tour in Europe, the band, We Are Scientists, relies on Titus to form the contour of sounds for its eclectic shows. Titus turns to the Eclipse for that power. more

Home Theater Audio Performance with Limited Room

lht15b.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Large Home Theater, Level III: $120,000 – $143,000

The space allocated for this home theater in the basement of a new-construction residence was somewhat limited. Fortunately, there was just enough room for the equipment and a few chairs to comfortably seat the homeowners and their grandchildren. The homeowners’ primary audio requirement was that the room be designed so that one could hear the softest of sounds of a movie soundtrack without having to turn the volume up too high. However if they were in the mood to play it loud, it had to have the muscle of a high performance system. more

HME Releases its New DX300 Wireless Headset System for High School Football Coaches and Pro Audio Applications

HME DX300SAN DIEGO —HME is pleased to announce the DX300, a wireless headset solution designed for high school football coaches and audio professionals requiring 2-channel operation. Featuring the smallest and most lightweight beltpac, the DX300 allows hands-free, simultaneous communication for up to 20 users. more

AVLEX INTRODUCES SUPERLUX D108A DYNAMIC VOCAL MICROPHONE

Kansas City, MO – May 2008 … Avlex Corporation, the name audio professionals turn to for the finest wireless technology, microphones, and portable PA systems, is pleased to introduce the new Superlux D108A Dynamic Vocal Microphone. Ideally suited for performing musicians and vocalists, the new D108A delivers superior performance characteristics combined with world-class build quality. The result is a vocal microphone performers can count on for outstanding sound characteristics that can also withstand the rigors of the road. more

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FAIRLIGHT SUPPLIES NHK WITH SIX HUNDRED CHANNEL MEGA MIXER

NHK Science & Technical Research Laboratories (NHK STRL) centre has recently taken delivery of a custom 600 Channel Constellation system to support the development of its three dimensional surround sound system. The unique surround sound format is deployed as part of NHK STRL’s Ultra High Vision (UHDTV) TV format which features 22.2 speaker placements in conjunction with super high resolution video. more

An Enterprising New Design

tt01b.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.
2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Theme Theater

Our client came to us as an avid science-fiction enthusiast who wanted an over-the-top home theater. Conversations focused around a spaceship theme, and initial concepts and plans for a theater that replicated the bridge of the Starship Enterprise-Voyager were created. more

MEDIA VISION USA GROWS ADDING MORE TECHNICAL RESOURCES

img_5817.JPGSan Francisco, CA, April 28, 2008 — Media Vision USA, the principal leader in providing microphone discussion and electronic voting systems is pleased to announce the promotion of Wesley Sutliff to the position of Product Manager; while adding two new product engineers to the product team.

Mr. Wesley Sutliff, with a proven track record in excellent customer support and product knowledge, joined Media Vision USA in 2007. He has been a great asset in providing support and technical information on the entire Media Vision USA product range, including the Taiden fully digital conference discussion systems, simultaneous interpretation systems, and electronic voting. “Wesley is our product expert with in-depth knowledge on various applications for conferencing and voting solutions? stated Fardad Zabetian, president and CEO of Media Vision USA. more

Qsonix Supports Dealers With Ultra-Premium MusicGiants™ Rolling Stones Opportunity For Complete “Satisfaction? And to “Shine A Light? on the just released soundtrack and movie

shinestones.jpgshinestones.jpgWestlake Village, CA (April 23, 2008) Qsonix, creator of the most user-friendly, quality digital music management and storage system has teamed up with MusicGiants, the leader in high-definition entertainment, to support dealers through the most robust collection of Rolling Stones content to date. For a limited time, this unbelievable package – which comes immediately on the heels of the just-released epic stones documentary “Shine A Light? – will be available exclusively to Qsonix dealers and customers looking for complete “satisfaction? from the Stones. more

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