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Technomad Delivers Outdoor Audio Solution to Union University for Tornado Recovery Project

Union University Vernal Installation

BOSTON, October 12, 2010Union University in Jackson, Tennessee is approaching the final stages of a widespread rebuilding project following a devastating storm that saw a tornado tear through the heart of campus. The campus most recently opened the doors of its large new student commons building, in time for the Fall 2010 semester.

Technomad, a leader in advanced loudspeakers and audio systems since 1995, supplied the outdoor background music systems for two patio areas connected to the new Bowld Student Commons Building. Here, students can gather to socialize and listen to music of their choosing. Technomad PowerChiton amplifiers provide stereo inputs for iPods, mp3 players and CD players, with four Technomad Vernal weatherproof loudspeakers on each patio to playback high-quality audio with pristine musical reproduction. more

Meeting Services, Inc. Relies On JBL Loudspeakers To Transform Exhibit Hall Into Cinema At Comic-Con

Ensuring that thousands of dedicated action, fantasy and superhero fans were blown away with advance previews of the summer’s hottest movies and games, regional audio systems provider Meeting Services, Inc. supplied sound to the Comic-Con International 2010 convention in San Diego for the 19th straight year. Using a complete JBL solution, Meeting Services transformed the 6,500-person San Diego Convention Center’s exhibit hall into one of the largest movie premiere venues in the world. more

Chai Wallahs Push Soundcraft Vi4 To The Max At Green Man Festival

Soundcraft Vi6 and Vi1 consoles were also used at Green Man’s Far Out Tent.

One of the fast emerging collectives on the UK festival scene are the Chai Wallahs, whose increasingly familiar marquees are dedicated to providing an eclectic blend of music appealing to different lifestyles. more

Matrox Convert DVI Powers “Next Generation News” at WYFF

WYFF logoNBC-affiliate WYFF has been serving the North and South Carolina regions for nearly 60 years. It has numerous Southeast Regional Emmy awards and a National Peabody award to its credit and was named Television Station of the Year by the South Carolina Broadcasters Association.

Always trying to be on the cutting edge of news, WYFF recently launched “Next Generation News” which consists primarily of streaming live video from the scene of a news event using cell phones and the internet. This presented an overwhelming opportunity but came with an unexpected problem. “We needed to find a way to take this video from a PC and integrate it seamlessly into our newscast,? said Douglas Durkee, Director of Broadcast Operations. more

WHITEWELL METROPOLITAN TABERNACLE ENTERS THE DIGITAL AGE WITH AVIOM PERSONAL MIXERS

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BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND — Transitioning to digital was the ultimate goal of a recent major audio upgrade at Belfast’s Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle, where the original equipment was installed more than 15 years ago. Supplied by Amber Sound, a Pro16® mixing system comprised of Aviom A-16II and A-16R Personal Mixers became the key element in the project. The Aviom system enables the church to distribute 16 digital audio channels to its musicians and has greatly decreased cable clutter throughout the auditorium. more

Mighty King Kong Sounds Larger Than Life On Tiny KIVA

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Pro Sound CA installs full L-ACOUSTICS loudspeaker and amplifier system at Universal Studios Hollywood’s newest attraction

LOS ANGELES — Following the loss of its popular King Kong ride to a fire in 2008, Universal Studios Hollywood spent the past two years turning up the heat on its newest and most exciting attraction, “King Kong 360 3-D” Created by Peter Jackson. A collaborative effort between the celebrated film director and Universal Creative, the attraction, which transports Studio Tour guests to Skull Island for a truly immersive battle between King Kong and a number of huge dinosaurs, is the largest, most intense 3-D experience on the planet. more

ANTON/BAUER GOES TO EXTREMES FOR VETERAN OUTDOOR CINEMATOGRAPHER/ADVENTURER JIM OLTERSDORF

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ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, October 4, 2010 — Anton/Bauer®, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, is the exclusive battery of choice for globetrotting outdoor cinematographer Jim Oltersdorf, owner of Jim Oltersdorf Film Productions. From hiking through the jungles of Central America, to camping in the Australian Outback and trekking through the Alaskan wilderness, Oltersdorf relies on Anton/Bauer’s DIONIC® 90 battery for its light weight, portability, ruggedness and reliability. more

Self-powered L-ACOUSTICS System Shines at Shepherd of the Hills

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PORTER RANCH, California — With over 7,000 weekend worshippers and four independent “plant” churches spread throughout the Los Angeles area, Porter Ranch-based Shepherd of the Hills Church is a vibrant and growing house of worship. To accommodate its ever-increasing attendance these days, the pastoral and music teams at the church’s flagship location host seven services each weekend in their 1,500-seat sanctuary, which is now home to a self-powered P Series loudspeaker system from L-ACOUSTICS. more

Only CBS – only with Dataton WATCHOUT

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See Dataton at LDI 2010, Booth 540

Dataton’s multi-display production system underpins video spectacular at New York City’s Carnegie Hall.

When New York-based creative agency, Red Thread Productions and AV production consultancy Corporate Imaging, Inc took on the technical aspects of the 2010 CBS Upfront event, the unique multiple image-blending and scheduling capabilities of Dataton WATCHOUT™ were stretched to their limits – quite literally! more

World-Famous Wiener Konzerthaus Goes Digital With Soundcraft Vi6™ and Vi4™ Consoles

The Wiener Konzerthaus, one of Austria’s most famous and prominent concert halls, recently installed two Soundcraft Vi digital consoles as part of an equipment upgrade. The consoles were sold through Kain Audio Teknik, Soundcraft’s Austrian distributor.

The Konzerthaus dates back to the beginning of the 20th Century and is one of the largest and most artistically progressive institutions in international music. During the course of a season, which extends from September to June, approximately 750 wide-ranging events take place and more than 600,000 visitors can listen to around 2,500 different compositions. With this comprehensive and varied selection, the Wiener Konzerthaus—together with the Vienna State Opera House and the Musikverein—is central to Vienna’s reputation as one of the world’s leading music capitals. more

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