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Harman Professional Brands Brew Perfect Sound For Oktoberfest 2008

In another example of the worldwide movement by audio professionals towards complete sound systems comprised exclusively of Harman Professional components, Oktoberfest 2008, which takes place in Munich later this month, features four major tents equipped with audio technologies from Crown Audio, Soundcraft, JBL Professional, AKG and BSS Audio. The systems for the Hacker, Weinzelt, Armbrustschützen and Löwenbräu tents are provided by Max Ihm and Andreas Wallisch of LUTV (www.lutv.de) of Forstinning on the outskirts of Munich. more

Wohler Introduces First 16-Channel Audio Monitor

HAYWARD, Calif. — Sept. 8, 2008 — Wohler Technologies Inc., today announced that the company will showcase a new audio monitor based on the acclaimed WohlerPlus modular platform at IBC2008. Developed to meet broadcasters’ demand for a dedicated monitoring solution, the new AMP2-16MSDI provides instantaneous display for up to 16 channels of embedded audio within a single multirate HD/SD-SDI signal. more

Harman Pro Group Showcases HiQnet System Architect™ Version 1.8 At PLASA ’08, Opening Door For Third-Party Control

Reaffirming its commitment to advance HiQnet System Architect™ as the most progressive, versatile and user-intuitive interface for system configuration and control, Harman Professional today gives System Architect Version 1.8 its European debut at PLASA’08. New advances include the ability to copy HiQnet parameter strings directly to the Windows clipboard for pasting into third-party control interface applications enabling system-wide control from control interfaces such as those manufactured by AMX and Crestron. System-wide events can now also be triggered from device-specific error conditions, such as recalling a preset for a zone based on the conditions of individual amplifiers. A user-definable selection of controls can be automatically readdressed to different devices/parameters on a Custom Control Panel in a few simple steps, and advanced zonal control is now possible. A Fast Meter control has been added for improved meter response and device synchronization has been simplified and improved. more

JBL Professional Introduces 8100 Series In-Ceiling Loudspeakers

jbl_8100series.jpgThe 8100 Series features 4-inch and 8-inch models, providing cost-effective solutions for commercial applications.

Offering cost-effective solutions combined with ease of installation and elegant styling, JBL Professional is introducing the new 8100 Series ceiling speakers at PLASA08. The 8100 Series are full-range in-ceiling loudspeakers with high sensitivity, low distortion, and smooth frequency response. more

EMCORE Announces 3G HD-SDI Module Addition to Optiva® Platform Product Line

Optiva 3G HD-SDI ModuleALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, September 8, 2008. EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the video, broadband, fiber optic, satellite, and terrestrial solar power markets, today announced the addition of SMPTE 424M and 425M compliant 3 Gb/s HD-SDI modules to the Optiva® video transport product line. more

Bruce Springsteen Tours World with Audio Analysts and Crown Audio I-Tech Amplifiers

Sirius Showequipment AG provided Audio Analysts with sound reinforcement system for European leg of tour.

Taking advantage of the power and flexibility of Crown’s I-Tech Series amplifiers, Sirius Showequipment AG of Niederdorfelden, Germany provided Audio Analysts with over 100 of Crown’s I-Tech amplifiers for use on the Bruce Springsteen tour throughout Europe, while Audio Analysts also provided Crown I-Tech amplifiers on the North American portion of the tour. more

ATK Audiotek Selects Harman Professional As Running Mate for Republican National Convention Sound System

In yet another example of how Harman Professional audio technologies are consistently selected by leading audio professionals for the most demanding, high-profile entertainment, sporting and political events, the company today announced that its JBL VERTEC® line array loudspeakers are being deployed by ATK Audiotek for the Republican National Convention, that took place at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota from September 1-4. The convention, which featured major speeches by party leaders and luminaries including President George W. Bush, U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, Major General Rick Goddard of the U.S. Air Force (ret) and U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, among others, culminated with a major speech by Republican Presidential candidate, Senator John McCain. more

Secret Garden’s Last Show Is First With Vi Series V3.0 Software and 96 Channels

August 30th saw the very first show with the new Soundcraft Vi Series V3.0 software in use as Norwegian band Secret Garden finished off this year’s tour with a special concert including a symphony orchestra. more

Soundcraft Vi Series™ Grows With Introduction Of 96 Channel And 72 Channel Extensions In New V3.0 Software

The digital console that sets the standard for next generation user interface is now available in larger formats – “Engineers now have more power at their fingertips than ever before imaginable,? says Soundcraft & Studer President Andy Trott. more

RG Jones Sound Engineering Expands Wimbledon’s BSS Audio Soundweb Network For This Year’s Championships

wdon4220.jpgRG Jones Sound Engineering Expands Wimbledon’s BSS Audio Soundweb Digital Network For This year’s Championships With First Soundweb London New Family Members Installation.

The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club will once again look to the excellence of Royal Warrant Holders RG Jones to revamp the audio network at the home of the world-famous Wimbledon Tennis Championships. A major upgrade this year featuring configurable DSP and a 256-channel, low latency, fault tolerable digital audio bus, will coincide with the release of BSS Audio’s newest members to the Soundweb London Family. more

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