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Vaddio Crosses Threshold Into Global Broadcast Market at IBC 2009

Vaddio, the global leader in robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems in the audiovisual and videoconferencing industries, will cross into the global broadcast market at this year’s IBC. IBC is the leading international forum for the electronic media industry, attracting over 1,000 exhibitors from more than 130 countries. With the show just around the corner, Vaddio would like to review its latest broadcast product offerings that will be on display at the show, including new PTZ cameras, seamless switchers and video scalers/converters.

“Our products are shifting more and more to the broadcast realm,? explains Rob Sheeley, president of Vaddio. “Because IBC is the premier global broadcast event, we are thrilled to introduce our products and get the broadcast community acclimated to our technology. We do more than just AV and videoconferencing. IBC is the ideal event to demonstrate our broadcast capabilities.?

Leading the booth this year will more

AVDB Group Outfits Aliante Station Casino’s Access Theater with Dual Yamaha PM5D-RH Digital Consoles and DSP5D Expanders

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada⎯Aliante Station broke ground in February 2008 and was a $662 million joint venture between Station Casinos and the Greenspun Corporation. Set on a 40-acre lot, Aliante Station is the 18th property for Station Casinos in southern Nevada. Access, the property’s 600-plus seat concert venue, AV, lighting, control system infrastructure, and theatrical architecture was designed by Montreal based Sceno-plus. Audio Video Design-Build Group (Las Vegas) was hired to design and integrate the audio, video and control systems. This was not the first time AVDB worked with Station Casinos; they were employed in 2007 to construct the multi-million dollar Ovation Theater at Green Valley Ranch Resort and Red Rock Resort’s ‘Rocks’ Lounge.

Space was at a premium at the FOH location that houses a 96-channel input Yamaha PM5D-RH digital audio console, a Yamaha DSP5D expander, and lighting and video. The decision more

IPTV and Internet Video, 2e

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Contact: Bob Dodd
781-313-4726 or r.dodd@elsevier.com

Now in its second edition, IPTV and Internet Video clearly explains and demystifies the functions, markets, and future impact of this exploding technology. This book contains an overview of hardware, software, and Internet technologies, case studies, and covers a range of products and services. It is a guide to help readers master the key trends and drivers transforming the world of broadcast television and the Web. Readers get a working knowledge of IPTV, enabling both non-technical and technical professionals to accurately analyze the emerging technology and business opportunities. With IPTV subscriptions estimated to grow 32% annually for the next 6 years, this book is necessary reading material for companies wanting to remain current in the marketplace.
• Written by well known industry experts, each with 25 years technology development experience and global insight
• Reality Check perspectives in more

Record Label Marketing, 2e

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Contact: Bob Dodd
781-313-4726 or r.dodd@elsevier.com

Focal Press, a division of Elsevier, would like to invite select members of the press to request a gratis review copy of Record Label Marketing, 2nd Edition by Tom Hutchison, Paul Allen and Amy Macy.

Tom Hutchison is a Professor of Marketing in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). He has worked with a wide range of popular artists including Faith Hill, The Dixie Chicks, Sonic Youth and Beck. Tom has conducted market research projects for Sony, MCA/Universal, DreamWorks and Warner Music Group. Tom is also the author of Web Marketing for the Music Business from Focal Press.

Paul Allen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University. Paul is also the author of Artist Management from Focal Press.

Amy Macy more

MEDIALON Controls the Worker’s Museum in Denmark

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The Worker’s Museum -also called Arbejdermuseet-, in Copenhagen, Denmark, is dedicated to the history of the Danish worker movement starting from mid-19th century.

Medialon has been selected as the main show control system for the “Industry worker? exhibition of the museum section. more

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Extron TouchLink™ Now Shipping

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the first two Extron TouchLink™ touchpanel models: The TLP 700MV 7″ Wall Mount Touchpanel and TLP 700TV 7″ Tabletop Touchpanel. The IPL 250, a new control processor designed for use in TouchLink systems, is also now shipping. TouchLink is the first fully configuration-based control system with the power to handle the control needs of single display rooms, dual display rooms, divisible rooms, multi-image systems, and video conference suites. more

Lencore Sound Masking is on GSA Contract

June 2009 (Woodbury, New York) — Lencore now offers its CrosswaysOne™ Direct Fired Sound Masking and Paging System on GSA Advantage and is proud to announce that it has been awarded a GSA contract for purchase of equipment under FSC Class 5830 – Intercommunication and Public Address Systems.

Lencore is dedicated to providing its government clients with a choice for sound masking systems that address speech privacy and noise issues in office environments. Having worked previously with many government clients off schedule, Lencore’s GSA contract will now make the purchasing of sound masking even easier for government clients. Purchases for Lencore products can be made off of the GSA Advantage website or through Lencore directly.

Lencore Sound Masking Systems are the best acoustical solution for providing speech privacy while minimizing noise and distractions. Accepted as a proven practice for decades, Lencore systems minimize distractions and create more

AES ADDS APPLE ASSOCIATION MEMBER PURCHASE PROGRAM TO US MEMBER BENEFITS

NEW YORK: Because so many audio professionals use Apple products in their everyday work, the Audio Engineering Society has launched a pilot initiative in conjunction with the Apple Association Member Purchase Program. AES President Jim Anderson reports that an agreement has been reached to provide US AES members with special savings of up to 17% on the latest Apple products and accessories. “We are exploring the possibility of expanding the program to other territories as well,” Anderson said.

AES US Members visiting the Apple Store link at www.aes.org will find a number of exclusive options including:

* Special member pricing on Apple and third-party products
* Exclusive promotions
* Complimentary shipping on all orders over $50
* Free engraving on all new iPod models
* Mac customization
* Flexible business financing options

“The AES is continually seeking new ways to benefit our members,” Anderson more

Atlona Technologies Showcases Competitive Edge in Audio Visual Technologies as a CE Pro BEST Awards Finalist

August 27th, 2009 — Atlona Technologies has proven its place as a stand out company within the AV industry with production of its AT-HDAiR and AT-PROHD88M-SR, creating a buzz that has earned them a spot as finalists in the 2009 CE Pro BEST Awards.

The CE Pro BEST (Best Electronic Systems Technologies) Awards are making their debut this fall at the annual reputable CEDIA tradeshow, presenting honors to the top products in 38 categories with one overall winner. CE Pro is largely recognized as a leading publication for the custom electronics industry and a highly reliable authority on such technology. Atlona is facing rivals from an initial pool of 77 different companies with over 100 products creating a very competitive contest.

Atlona’s competing products include the AT-HDAiR, a wireless USB to HDMI or VGA converter that transmits HD video from one’s laptop or computer to an HD more

Yamaha PM5D and M7CL are ‘Go To’ Boards for DBS Sound’s Mundy

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LOS ANGELES⎯Patrick Mundy may be fairly new to the live sound game, but not digital mixers. He previously worked in studio recording and became familiar with them during that time and credits his audio recording mentor, Dave Fridmann, with providing him the tools to go out and mix live. Fridmann told him that the secret to a good studio sound was live sound. Mundy, as he is known, took that advice to heart and five years ago set out to use his people and mix skills learned in-studio into the world of sound reinforcement.

Mundy recently mixed main stage front of house on a Yamaha PM5D for this year’s Rock the Bells Festival. “The owner of DBS Sound, Ruben Silva, is the man who I credit with marketing me and developing me as a ‘go to’ front of house engineer for just more

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