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QSC’S DCP 300 STOPS ‘EM DEAD AT SHOWEST

DCP 300Costa Mesa, CA-based manufacturer reports “unprecedented levels? of interest

LAS VEGAS, NV, April 8, 2009—Cruising the aisles at this year’s ShoWest—filmdom’s annual paean to all things cinematic where theatre owners, manufacturers, studios, and the press all co-mingle to find out what’s new and exciting—one could stroll past booths showcasing everything from the latest incarnations of popcorn to high-end digital technology. In the latter category, one standout was QSC’s DCP 300, a comprehensive digital cinema processor ideally suited for both D-Cinema upgrades and new installations. more

Firehouse Uses JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays With Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers To Provide Legendary Sound For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

jbl_rrhof.jpgIn a star-studded evening showcasing some of the most accomplished artists in rock and roll history, Red Hook, New York-based Firehouse Productions provided a VERTEC® line array system with Crown I-Tech HD power amplification for live sound reinforcement at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday, April 4. This year’s event took place in Cleveland’s Public Auditorium and commemorated the inductions of artists such as Jeff Beck, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Bobby Womack, Run DMC and Metallica. more

‘West Side Story’ and Studer Vista 5 Hit Broadway To Great Acclaim

The highly anticipated production of ‘West Side Story’ recently opened at the Palace Theatre on Broadway with a Studer Vista 5 digital console providing outstanding audio quality and versatility to the production. The iconic production makes its return to Broadway after a 29-year absence and sound designer Dan Moses Schreier and his associates selected the Vista 5 for its extensive capabilities and outstanding audio quality. more

Aurora Multimedia’s Control Solutions Help Colorado’s Radiant Church Bring Message to Over 1000 Members in Renovated Facility

MORGANVILLE, N.J. ― April 7, 2009 ― Aurora Multimedia today announced that Radiant Church in Colorado Springs, Colo., is using the company’s WACI NX+™ control system, WACI-PAD control panel, and IBZ-1041W wireless touch panel in its newly renovated facility. Installed by Cincinnati-based Worship Resources, a church A/V specialist, Aurora’s control solutions are providing video switching between multiple projectors, cameras, monitors, and feeds for digital signage. more

Bosch’s Communications Systems Division hosts international “PA Roundup? in Houston, TX

pa_roundup_01.jpgMore than 120 pro audio professionals from around the world gathered in Houston, Texas from March 12-15 to attend the Electro-Voice PA Roundup, a grand audio expo hosted by Bosch’s Communications Systems Division.

The event was timed to coincide with the three-week-long Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at Reliant Park—attended by around 1.8 million people annually—where one of the world’s largest Electro-Voice X-Line sound systems is deployed annually by Houston-based EV partners LD Systems for the biggest live concert event series in the world (with a total annual attendance of around 1.2 million). The EV system at Reliant Stadium includes 112 EV X-Line boxes powered by an equal number of EV P3000RL and TG7 remote control amplifiers running IRIS-Net control and supervision software. For the first time in 2009, all system processing was via EV NetMax with FIR-drive. Click here more more details on LD Systems’ EV deployment for the Rodeo. more

AKG Launches C 214 Stereo Set Offering Maximum Consistency And Accurate Localization For Stunning, Three-Dimensional Recordings

Demonstrating the outstanding performance value and versatility of the C 214 microphone, AKG today launched the C 214 Stereo Set today at NAMM. The rugged construction of the C 214 delivers a highly detailed and accurate sound not only in the studio, but on the road as well. The introduction of the Stereo Set provides users with a complete solution that delivers outstanding performance and excellent quality from a pair of C 214s. more

More Option Cards For Soundcraft Vi Series Add Broadcast Appeal And Bring Recording Opportunities

More option interface cards for the Soundcraft Vi Series Digital Live Sound consoles have been released, expanding the applications of the highly popular digital mixer into Broadcast, and adding easy capabilities for direct recording from the desk.

Using the ADAT card, it is possible to connect 2 ports of 8 channels (inputs and outputs) to an ADAT-equipped hard disk or software-based recorder, so 2 cards would enable 32 channels of audio to be recorded and played back almost instantaneously. more

One-to-Many Switching Makes Gefen’s New Matrix Switchers Ideal for Computer, Home Theater and Commercial Environments

CHATSWORTH, CA — Connectivity solutions provider Gefen is pleased to announce the availability of three new matrix switchers. Each offers a plug and play method of connecting four different sources to four displays or projectors. Three unique versions support computer, component and hi-def systems using the expanded HDMI v1.3 format. With support for analog or digital audio formats, these matrix switchers deliver hi-def video resolutions with audio for an engaging performance. more

CANON U.S.A. INTRODUCES THE FIRST-EVER DIGIC NET POWERED FIXED MINI DOME NETWORK CAMERA

CANON VB-C500D NVS CAMERAThe VB-C500D Fixed Mini Dome Network Camera combines Genuine Canon Optics and Canon’s Powerful DIGIC NET Processor to Offer Outstanding Image Quality

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 31, 2009 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the new high-performance VB-C500D Fixed Mini Dome Network Camera which features a stylish modern design, a range of advanced features and outstanding image quality, making it a cost-effective means of capturing high-quality video for remote monitoring over IP. The VB-C500D is ideally suited for any location where a fixed security camera is required, including reception areas and convenience stores, tight spaces like elevator/ATM lobbies, and in upscale environments like hotels and condominiums where the camera needs to complement the interior design. more

Harman Professional To Demonstrate Preview of End-to-End Ethernet AV At Pro Light & Sound

Harman SDIG Vice President, Rick Kreifeldt, will also present a paper on developments by the IEEE 802.1 Bridging Task Group on delivering uninterrupted audio and video over standards-based Ethernet.

Bringing to fruition over three years of research and development as well as comprehensive participation and leadership in the IEEE AVB 802.1 Audio/Video Bridging (AVB) Task Group initiative, Harman Professional today announced it will demonstrate Harman HiQnet™ products streaming Ethernet AV in a technology preview at Pro Light & Sound in Frankfurt, Germany on April 1, 2009. The company will showcase several new Ethernet AV products including a dbx SC 32 Digital Matrix Processor, and a Crown CTs amplifier all connected with an Ethernet AV switch at Stand G42 in Hall 8. An Ethernet AV architectural wall-plate from BSS Audio will also be on display. more

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