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Barix IP Audio Solution Delivers Retail Radio Program to 300 Penny Market Italy Stores

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, September 6, 2011Barix announces a major in-store media win that encompasses the rollout of an IP audio system to 300 retail stores in Italy to enhance the shopper experience.

Penny Market Italy Produce Department

Penny Market Italy, a leading discount chain in Italy, is delivering music, advertisements and unique national-scale promotions to all 300 stores through “Penny FM,? a live audio program stream that acts as a branded retail radio station. Barix Audio over IP solutions support reliable distribution of the stream to the individual stores, which is broadcast in real time.

“Penny FM adds a touch of personality to the shopping experience through dedicated programs tailored to the customer,? said Mirko De Dominicis, Network and Security Manager, Penny Market Italy. “The Barix IP audio solution improves the image of our stores and makes a more

Digital Rapids’ Advanced Multi-Screen Encoding Solutions Power IBC TV News Web and Mobile Content

Digital Rapids LogoSeptember 2, 2011 — Passfield, UK: Digital Rapids – the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, movie and Web content to wider audiences — announced today that IBC TV News, the official news channel of the IBC conference and exhibition, will again use Digital Rapids’ versatile multi-format encoding systems to transform content for the IBC TV News website and mobile distribution. In addition to on-demand Web and mobile clips, IBC TV News will also feature live streaming of news updates on the Web. A new ‘daily download’ service will also allow IBC attendees to download the latest IBC TV News show at WiFi hotspots within the convention centre.

“IBC TV News is an important part of the IBC experience, showcasing key news for attendees while bringing the highlights and atmosphere of the show to viewers all over the world who are unable to attend in person,” said Clive Vickery, Managing Director, EMEA and Asia at Digital Rapids. “We’re pleased to be working with the IBC TV News team once again to bring their content to their viewers with exceptional quality.” more

Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds Deploys One-Of-A-Kind Portable Audio System With HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers

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NORTHRIDGE, California – Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds is a Christian retreat, conference center and summer camp located in the northern California’s Sonoma County redwoods. Since 1946 they have been providing families, churches and schools with recreational camp and other activities. Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds has recently undergone major renovations to its facilities, including revamping a gymnasium to double as a music venue with the installation of a unique, custom JBL VERTEC® line array system that can be quickly set up and removed as needed.

“In recent years Alliance Redwoods has been upgrading the camp’s technology and infrastructure to revitalize it almost beyond recognition,? said Greg Adams of Sound Expressions, systems integrators in Santa Rosa, California. “A need had arisen to create a larger music venue, and management decided the existing gymnasium should be adapted to create a functional live music space.?
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projectiondesign® appoints Jens Heymans as Country Manager, Germany, Austria & Switzerland

projectiondesign® appoints Jens Heymans as Country Manager, Germany, Austria & Switzerland

projectiondesign® appoints Jens Heymans as Country Manager, Germany, Austria & Switzerland

Fresh approach to dedicated partner support, growth and presence in region

The latest step in projectiondesign®’s global growth strategy with a specific focus on partner support is the appointment of Jens Heymans to the position of Country Manager, Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH).

Heymans has already assumed his position working to develop and implement a strategic growth strategy encompassing all business development as well as increased partner relationships in Germany. During late 2011 and 2012 Heymans will be integral in setting up a projectiondesign German office as well as to implement increased business in Austria and Switzerland. This includes the investment in local business development, marketing and technical support functions and personnel.

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KanexPro Introduces Cube Up™ – 2D to 3D Converter with Built-in Scaler at CEDIA EXPO 2011

Cube Up™ - 2D to 3D Converter with Built-in Scaler

Designed to take content from your 2D video sources and instantaneously convert it into 3D for viewing on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors.

Brea, Calif., September 1st, 2011 – KanexPro (Booth #309) the leading A/V Connectivity solutions provider is pleased to introduce a cutting-edge 2D to 3D converter called the “CubeUp?. This 3D converter is designed to take content from your 2D video sources and instantaneously convert it into 3D for viewing on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors. Comprised of one HDMI input and one HDMI output for connecting it to the 3DTV, this compact box features real-time hardware conversion of 2D content to 3D during playback. Engineered to transform sources such as PCs, Blu-ray players, STB’s and cable boxes to 3D format. In addition, 3D depth and scaling parameters can be fully adjusted simply at the touch of a button.

It provisions full 3D (all formats) such as side-by-side, top-by-bottom, 3D frame-packing & 3D page-flip with HD 1080p and multi-channel audio. The CubeUp is fully compliant more

Applied Electronics Takes Humber College’s Mobile Broadcast Studio Live With HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi1™ Digital Console

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TORONTO, Canada — In an effort to provide current and prospective students an opportunity for a head start in the mobile broadcasting industry, Toronto-based Humber College has invested in a mobile broadcasting truck, equipped with HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi1 digital console. Installed by Applied Electronics of Toronto, the Vi1-equipped truck provides students with intuitive, portable technology for mixing audio for broadcast.

Students interested in the highly demanding industry can now enroll in a 2-year Technical Broadcasting Videography program at Humber College. Every aspect of broadcast is covered in the coursework from traveling to events and setting up live feeds, to mixing and distributing the media. The broadcast truck offers an easily transported classroom/studio on wheels.

“We saw a great opportunity to offer our students a program specifically designed for the mobile aspect of broadcasting, as it is a craft in more

Ron Arad’s Curtain Call at the Roundhouse

Image Credit to Blitz Communications

Image Credit to Blitz Communciations


Internationally renowned artist, architect and designer, Ron Arad, has invited his favourite artists, musicians and friends to create unique works for a 360 degree video projection installation at the Roundhouse, London. Bloomberg are the primary sponsor.

Blitz Communications Ltd has been commissioned to provide the technology to bring Ron’s design concept to fruition. The installation takes the form of a curtain made from 5,600 silicon rods, 8.1m high, creating an 18m diameter 360 degree canvas for film, live performance and audience interaction.

Blitz installed twelve Barco RLM W8 projectors which are mounted on the truss ring above the silicon rod curtain. Each of these projects a portrait image 8.1m high by 5m wide, overlapped to produce a seamless 360 degree display at 13,520 by 1,920 more

‘Das Werk’ chooses projectiondesign® cineo32

Image credit to Vorstadtkrokodile 3, Das Werk

Image credit to Vorstadtkrokodile 3, Das Werk

New investment enhances facility’s colour grading flexibility

In another demonstration of it’s technology’s increasing acceptance in the world of broadcast and movie post production, projectiondesign®’s cineo32 DLP® has been chosen by Berlin post house Pictorian Das Werk.

Mortiz Peters and his team recently completed colour grading for the German movie ‘Vorstadtkrokodile 3’ at their Munich studio using the cineo32, and Peters is full of praise for the projector.

“The cineo32 was designed to offer absolute colour and calibration accuracy, which means the colours we see when we are grading with it are exactly as they are in the original shoot. The results so far have been very impressive and we are looking forward to working with the cineo32 on a number more

“3 Italia? mobile network communicates with customers using SpinetiX

In one of the largest and most high-profile installations to date, SpinetiX HMP100™ Hyper Media Player technology will be deployed across “3 Italia? stores thanks to certified distribution partner AV Store.

In one of the largest and most high-profile installations to date, SpinetiX HMP100™ Hyper Media Player technology will be deployed across “3 Italia? stores thanks to certified distribution partner AV Store.

Hundreds of “3 Italia? mobile phone retail stores across Italy to benefit from small form factor, low power consumption and dedicated hardware

In one of the largest and most high-profile installations to date, SpinetiX HMP100™ Hyper Media Player technology will be deployed across “3 Italia? stores thanks to certified distribution partner AV Store. The purpose of this nation-wide installation is to standardise communications with customers and provide them with attractive, informative signage to support mobile more

HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays to the Fore at Serbia’s Exit Festival

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Studio Berar provided an extensive JBL VERTEC line array system for the Exit 2011 Festival in Serbia, which included performances by Arcade Fire, Jamiroquai and Pulp.

NOVI SAD, Serbia – HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays were out in force at this year’s 4-day Exit 2011 Festival in Serbia, which saw bands such as Arcade Fire, Jamiroquai, Pulp, Portishead and Grinderman among the headliners. Held at the picturesque 18th century Petrovaradin Fortress of Novi Sad, on the banks of the Danube, Studio Berar’s long-standing and highly experienced rental department has been servicing this event since its inception in 2000.

The 100,000 people who attended this year’s Exit Festival enjoyed performances by numerous major international artists, presented with top-quality sound and lighting. This year’s event honored the 2,000,000th visitor since the festival began; the lucky music fan more

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