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NDR Employs Jünger Audio’s NEW T*AP Processor During the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest

Jünger Audio’s T*AP Television Audio Processor played a key part in helping German public broadcaster NDR deliver stunning audio from the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest.

More than 100 million people worldwide tuned in to watch the contest, which took place in the Arena in Düsseldorf and was won by Azerbaijan contestants Nigar Jamal and Eldat Gasimov. Traditionally, the national public broadcaster of the country hosting the competition is responsible for the broadcast. This year the task fell to NDR, which handled the production in close cooperation with the EBU and over 40 participating Member Broadcasters from across Europe.

Based in Hamburg, Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) is a public radio and television broadcaster that transmits to audiences in Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Schleswig-Holstein. NDR is also a member of the ARD consortium.
Ulli Fricke, sound engineer from NDR and Head of Sound at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, who more

Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Resort Boasts World-Class Audio With HARMAN JBL Control® Contractor Series Loudspeakers

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The monumental Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore features extensive use of JBL loudspeakers.
Photo Credit: Angelo Juan Ramos

NORTHRIDGE, California – The newly completed Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore is monumental in size and scope – it is the world’s most expensive standalone casino property and includes a 2,561-room hotel, a convention and exhibition center, a museum, shops, restaurants and a casino with 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines. Marina Bay Sands’ distributed-audio background music system is equally impressive, with more than 6,000 HARMAN JBL Control® Contractor Series loudspeakers installed throughout the resort, along with more than 100 Crown amplifiers, 75 BSS Audio processors and hundreds of miles of cable.

The audio system uses a variety of JBL Control Series loudspeakers including the Control 47C/T and 47LP medium-format ceiling speakers, 26CT small-format ceiling speakers more

Annapurna Studios Hosts India’s First Demonstration of a Complete ARRI RAW Workflow in Real Time

Leading digital service provider Pure Digital Services and digital film consultancy Light Illusion recently conducted a comprehensive demonstration of a complete ARRI Raw workflow at Annapurna Studios’ new state of the art Digital Intermediate facility in Hyderabad, India.

The demonstration, which was attended by some of India’s top Directors of Photography, was designed to highlight the speed and versatility of collaborative systems coming together to execute smooth real time workflow from ‘Scene to Screen’.

With many DPs now gearing up to shoot ALEXA RAW there is a growing need within the film industry for a thorough understanding of RAW workflow. Light Illusion, which provides specialized consultancy to clients in the fields of Digital Intermediate, Digital Cinematography and Colour Management, was asked to conduct the demonstration at Annapurna Studios after building and installing the new Digital Intermediate Facility, which houses a fully fledged 4K SGO/Mistika DI system in a more

HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays Take the Stage at 28th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

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Swank Audio Visuals provided a JBL VERTEC line array system for the ASCAP Pop Music Awards at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel and Spa in Los Angeles.

NORTHRIDGE, California – ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), in association with the I Create Music Expo, recently held its 28th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel and Spa in Los Angeles. The event honored the songwriters and publishers behind some of today’s most popular music and was attended by some of music’s biggest artists, composers and industry luminaries.

The rental sound system contractor for the ASCAP Pop Music Awards was Swank Audio Visuals, who provided a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system for the event. Swank AV is a national meeting, convention and special event production company based in St. Louis, Missouri, more

Thanks To HARMAN’s Studer Vista 8 Digital Live Production Console The Audio Aboard All Mobile Video’s Titan Truck Gets Where It Needs To Go

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NEW YORK, New York – In an illustration of how HARMAN’s remarkable Studer Vista 8 Digital Live Production Console can add tremendous value for broadcasters, the Titan truck from All Mobile Video (AMV) is fitted with a Vista 8 that has dramatically accelerated the workflow for projects ranging from professional sporting events and internationally viewed awards shows to all Metropolitan Opera live broadcasts throughout the year, to live documentaries, corporate communication events and daily television broadcasts. With a triple Expando layout that configures it at 66 feet long by 21 feet wide when fully expanded, Titan is aptly described as the largest and most powerful production truck on the road and it won Television Broadcast’s coveted “Top Innovation at the 2006 National Association of Broadcasters convention. Only the Studio Vista 8 Digital Live Production Console could keep up with a truck like more

CLEAR-COM LAUNCHES COMMUNICATIONS SOLUTION FOR AIR FORCE AT NASA AMES RESEARCH CENTER

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Wind Tunnel Test Engineer communicates with test crews on Clear-Com V-Series Panel.

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NASA Ames/Air Force 40 x 80 Wind Tunnel with Large Rotor Test Apparatus used for full-scale helicopter design and test

MOFFETT FIELD, CA. ─ Clear-Com®, a global leader in critical voice communication systems, is pleased to announce that its intercom systems were implemented at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamic Complex (NFAC), located at NASA’s Ames Research Center, for communicating and coordinating wind tunnel test operations across the facility. The Eclipse-Median digital matrix intercom system, V-Series user control panels and CellCom Integra wireless beltpacks are bridging the communications gap among the test engineers. more

ENI Media Chooses Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ Solution For Its Playout Facilities

ENI Media Asia Pte Ltd has invested in Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ technology to ensure the quality of its audio signals.

Based in Singapore’s ST Teleport building, ENI Media was established in 2010 to provide television playout services to broadcasters and channel owners.

With a wide variety of incoming audio signals to contend with, ENI Media needed a way of controlling its audio output so that peak level and dynamic range didn’t vary between programmes.

After researching various options, ENI Media chose Jünger Audio’s B46 four-channel digital dynamics processor. This unit incorporates the company’s sophisticated LEVEL MAGIC™ adaptive level control algorithm, which is designed to adjust the level from any source at any time, with no pumping, breathing or distortion. Capable of using any kind of I/O (Analogue and Digital) sources, as well as SDI, HD/SDI, Dolby 5.1 and all its related metadata, LEVEL MAGIC more

Detroit’s EMCEE Audio Production Relies On HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers

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Gerald “Curly? Wonch (left) and Matt Matthews, co-owners of Detroit, Michigan-based EMCEE Audio Production, with some of their JBL speaker inventory.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Founded on a mission to provide local acts and events with professional-grade equipment and knowledgeable engineers who truly care about providing excellent service, Detroit, Michigan-based EMCEE Audio Production has relied on HARMAN’s JBL Professional loudspeakers for more than five years. Co-owners Gerald “Curly? Wonch and Matt Matthews have built the company from the ground up, providing high-quality audio solutions to corporate and festival events as well as concerts, nightclubs and bars.

EMCEE owns a wide range of JBL loudspeakers, including SRX725 2-way portable speakers and SRX728S subwoofers, SRX712M stage monitors, VRX932LA Constant Curvature speakers and VRX918S subwoofers, and PRX512M powered stage monitors. EMCEE also relies on Crown XTi 4000 power amplifiers. more

Swiss Federal Office For Sport Auditorium Receives Complete HARMAN Upgrade

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The Swiss Federal Office for Sport has recently undergone a major renovation including a complete HARMAN professional audio solution featuring components from BSS Audio, Crown and JBL. The office is a center of excellence for all sport-related issues, situated as one of four such sites across Switzerland.

All audio equipment used in the installation was supplied by HARMAN Professional distributor, Dr.W.A.Günther Audio Systems AG and the installation was handled by system integrator Kilchenmann AG.

In the main hall speech intelligibility was a major priority. Two JBL AM5212/95 series loudspeakers, finished in white, are being used as front speakers, with six JBL AC16 compact speakers as delays in the 335 sq. metre hall.

Signal processing is handled by two BSS Audio Soundweb London BLU-100 devices and a BLU-BOB2 break-out box / output more

Soundcraft Vi6™ Consoles On Duty at Europe’s Largest AIDS Charity

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VIENNA, Austria – Taking place each May in Vienna since 1993, Life Ball is Europe’s largest AIDS charity event and this year once again featured a star-studded cast of artistes and VIPs, with the theme dedicated to the element of air under the slogan, “Spread the Wings of Tolerance.?

Leading the party and joining the 20,000-30,000 revelers in the Rathausplatz, outside Vienna’s City Hall were Janet Jackson, former US President Bill Clinton and Brooke Shields. Aside from music, fashion was also high on the agenda, and among the guests was world-famous designer, Vivian Westwood.

TV stations from all over the world attended, and for the main outdoor show audio coverage needed to extend across a distance of almost 200 meters (via three speaker delay lines) to the back of the Square. Handling the sound mix was a pair of more

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