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DIGITAL PROJECTION AND MECHDYNE ANNOUNCE THE TOTAL 3D EXPERIENCE SYSTEM

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Powerful Media Server and 3D Technology Bundle Enables Video and Computer 3D for Projection Based Home Theaters

ATLANTA, GA – September 16, 2009 – Digital Projection International, and Mechdyne Corporation, the world’s largest immersive visualization solutions company, have developed a turnkey 3D entertainment system, complete with custom media server, designed to provide a range of 3D content for home cinema applications. A powerful Windows based server is the heart of the Total 3D Experience System, which also utilizes the most advanced active 3D glasses, IR emitter and powerful graphics adapter. When paired with one of Digital Projection’s 3D displays, the Total 3D Experience System presents 1080p images at 120Hz, creating the most dynamic, large scale, high resolution 3D entertainment imaginable. more

DIGITAL PROJECTION ANNOUNCES NEW LED ILLUMINATED DLP® DISPLAY FOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT

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ATLANTA, GA – September 16, 2009Digital Projection International, an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announced the brand-new M-Vision Cine LED at CEDIA ‘09 in Atlanta, Georgia. The new Cine LED delivers 3-chip color saturation with the imaging fidelity of Texas Instruments’ DLP® technology. The single-chip M-Vision Cine LED adds the first Lifetime Illumination™ display to DPI’s already extensive single-chip product line. more

DIGITAL PROJECTION ANNOUNCES NEW CINESKIN FOR TITAN AND TITAN REFERENCE PROJECTORS

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Elegant body provides sound isolation and integrates anamorphic TheaterScope solution

ATLANTA, GA – September 16, 2009Digital Projection International, an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announced the brand-new CINEskin enclosure at CEDIA ‘09 in Atlanta, Georgia. The new projector enclosure delivers numerous benefits to DPI’s home entertainment customers, including a sleek outer appearance, pre-engineered thermal management, projector sound isolation and the integration of DPI’s optional TheaterScope anamorphic solution. more

Alcorn McBride ShowTouch Now Shipping

Orlando, Florida — Alcorn McBride is now shipping ShowTouch, a rugged touchpanel incorporating Alcorn McBride’s exclusive Touch user interface designer for the company’s V16 Pro show controller. Offering a user-friendly drag and drop utility, the Touch designer allows users to design full-featured touchscreen user interfaces for show or media control applications of any size. Its platform includes a large library of virtual switches, buttons, indicators and displays. Touch allows the user interface to obtain real-time information from the show controller; it also allows the interface programming to be archived and retrieved from the controller which makes it simple to add a new touchscreen interface to the network. more

BSS Audio Provides Transparent Audio Through Swedish Glass Hotel Kosta Boda

In a unique installation that provides a comprehensive audio network, the Kosta Boda Hotel in Sweden has deployed a BSS Audio Soundweb London system for audio processing and distribution. Opened in June, the hotel is the first constructed entirely of glass and is located in the province of Småland, in the south of the country. The hotel also contains a spa, restaurants, a glass bar and a conference center. The system’s design was developed by Swedish Harman distributor Septon Electronics AB.

The Soundweb London system needed to distribute four sources of background music or sound effects into 21 zones throughout the building, cater for 10 conference rooms with local audio inputs and microphones, and finally be able to mute everything on command from a fire/evacuation system.

The signal distribution hub has been constructed around three technical rooms, including the master control room. A Soundweb London BLU-160 and more

Harman Professional Kicks Into High Gear At Swedish Soccer Stadium Norrköpings Idrottspark

In a fixed installation that provides a highly advanced and versatile sound reinforcement system, Swedish soccer stadium Idrottsparken has been retrofitted with a Harman system that includes components from BSS Audio, Crown, and JBL. Home to Sweden’s IFK Norrköping soccer club, the stadium was constructed in 1903 and underwent a major renovation beginning in 2007 that was just recently completed this year. The installation was completed by audio contractor Musikservice AB, with the system design developed by Swedish Harman distributor Septon Electronics AB.

Norrköpings Idrottspark Managing Director Magnus Nilsson explained the process of visiting other stadiums to help make a more educated decision on what type of audio system the stadium needed. “I didn’t want a conventional sound system. I was looking for something outstanding that would add a whole new dimension. Our goal was to offer our spectators a new way to experience the arena with a more

RTI Offers Sneak Peek at Sleek New Products Showing For the First Time at CEDIA EXPO 2009

ATLANTA — Sept. 10, 2009 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), a leading manufacturer of professional-grade, integrator-friendly control solutions, today provided a sneak peek at several new solutions that make their debut at CEDIA EXPO 2009. From powerful, sophisticated controllers to an audio distribution system to professional grade IR emitters and more, the latest additions to RTI’s CEDIA lineup will showcase the company’s commitment to custom installers with intuitive, flexible solutions that streamline installations while providing the ultimate control experience for end users. more

AKG’s New Perception 120 USB Microphone Brings Studio Quality Performance To The Desktop

In an introduction that couples AKG’s studio mic performance with desktop convenience and versatility, AKG presents the Perception 120 USB Microphone at PLASA this September. The Perception 120 USB is the very first USB-equipped microphone from AKG, offering studio-quality sound performance without requiring any installation or drivers.

The Perception 120 USB is a real plug-and-play device that allows users to do podcasts, voiceovers, and studio-quality rehearsal-recordings quickly and easily. It is capable of working with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Mac OS X but also the new Windows 7. And for the price, it is one of the only USB microphones with an integrated high-quality Analogue-to-Digital Converter (24-bit, 128x oversampling) for convincing sound quality and low noise.

“The new USB-equipped Perception 120 USB microphones will extend AKG’s successful Perception range,? said Thomas Stubics, AKG’s Product Marketing Manager for Recording and Broadcast. “With the widespread USB standard and more

AKG Showcases The DMM 4/2/2 Digital Automatic Microphone Mixer at PLASA

Today at PLASA, AKG announced the release of the DMM 4/2/2 automatic microphone mixer. The DMM 4/2/2 is a processor controlled digital automatic mixing algorithm with four balanced universal (microphone/line) inputs and two stereo AUX inputs providing a unique and very intelligent mixing algorithm with noise sensitive threshold.

The DMM 4/2/2 mixing algorithm automatically allocates gain among the system microphones (NOM attenuation) with a special noise detect function and the “Noise Sensitive Threshold? algorithm (NST) that eliminates an accidental switching of the input channels.

The mixing algorithm features a “Last Mic On? function as well as a “Best Mic On? mode and the revolutionary control concept allows users to access all microphone functions via a single rotary switch for a very intuitive operation.

To compensate for level differences or any other obstacle, the DMM 4/2/2 incorporates a dbx compressor/limiter, which provides clear and pristine sound quality more

PPC® Launches Perfect Path(TM), a Complete Connectivity Solution for the Retail and Custom Installation A/V Markets

ATLANTA — Sept. 11, 2009 — At CEDIA EXPO 2009 today, PPC® launched its Perfect Path(TM) line of products, which for the first time brings to custom installers and retail A/V customers the company’s cutting-edge, easy-to-use, professional-quality connector technology. In addition to these technologies which are used by cable systems and satellite networks around the world, the Perfect Path lineup will include a new line of audio/video interconnect cables with true locking HDMI and RCA connectors, and bulk cable solutions for in-wall wiring. more

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