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Fairlight Announces New Management Structure

Fairlight has announced a re-organisation of its corporate structure.

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The reorganisation, instigated by Fairlight’s investor directors George Kepper, Kenji Fukuda and Rodney Lowe, introduces a formal management team that will enable the company to move forward in line with changing market demands and the future requirements of its international customer base.

Tino Fibaek, the man behind Fairlight’s FPGA technology, takes over in a capacity of General Manager from John Lancken, with responsibility for the company’s world-wide operations. Lancken has left the company to pursue other interests.

Commenting on the restructuring, George Kepper says: “Since the reformation of Fairlight in 2003, Fairlight’s business has grown significantly and John has done a great pioneering job for the company.?

“Our new management structure enables us to capitalise on current growth levels, expand into new territories and deliver even better technical solutions and more

Ripstation releases Qsonix™ media ripping solutions

Farmingdale, NY, September 7, 2009, Ripstation, the industry leading automated media ripping solution, has announced its latest version of software is now shipping with dedicated support for the entire line of Qsonix music servers and nostalgic digital jukebox systems. This provides custom integrators and ripping companies with an out of the box solution for the ripping, tagging and encoding of physical media optimized for direct import to all Qsonix products..

“Qsonix is a very exciting media server platform with its unique focus on high quality metadata and ease of navigation and we are excited to have been chosen as their ripping solutions partner for the entire product range? said Tony Cosentino, President of Formats Unlimited, Inc, “Ripstation has become the de-facto industry standard for automated media ripping by supporting virtually every device the custom installer uses and dedicated support for Qsonix adds to our already impressive list of industry more

Jünger Audio’s Level Magic™ Technology Improves Audio Quality For IKO Media Group

Luminis Playout, a Hungarian company that provides technical services to the IKO Media Group, is using Jünger Audio’s Level Magic™ technology to provide an enhanced listening experience to IKO television viewers in Central Europe.

IKO is one of the leading production and new media companies in Hungary and currently owns 6% of M-RTL, Hungary’s largest commercial TV station that broadcasts under the name of RTL Klub. The Group has 20 channels broadcasting to viewers in eight countries across the region. Luminis manages the technical facility for the playout of 15 of these channels, including six sports channels, two documentary channels and seven feature film and series channels.

Tamás Csikós, Chief Engineer at IKO Luminis Playout, says: “We broadcast audio in a number of different languages including Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Croatian and Czech. One of our sports channels features multi-audio with parallel Romanian and Hungarian commentary, while our more

IPTV and Internet Video, 2e

FOR IMMEDITIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bob Dodd
781-313-4726 or r.dodd@elsevier.com

Now in its second edition, IPTV and Internet Video clearly explains and demystifies the functions, markets, and future impact of this exploding technology. This book contains an overview of hardware, software, and Internet technologies, case studies, and covers a range of products and services. It is a guide to help readers master the key trends and drivers transforming the world of broadcast television and the Web. Readers get a working knowledge of IPTV, enabling both non-technical and technical professionals to accurately analyze the emerging technology and business opportunities. With IPTV subscriptions estimated to grow 32% annually for the next 6 years, this book is necessary reading material for companies wanting to remain current in the marketplace.
• Written by well known industry experts, each with 25 years technology development experience and global insight
• Reality Check perspectives in more

Record Label Marketing, 2e

FOR IMMEDITIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bob Dodd
781-313-4726 or r.dodd@elsevier.com

Focal Press, a division of Elsevier, would like to invite select members of the press to request a gratis review copy of Record Label Marketing, 2nd Edition by Tom Hutchison, Paul Allen and Amy Macy.

Tom Hutchison is a Professor of Marketing in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). He has worked with a wide range of popular artists including Faith Hill, The Dixie Chicks, Sonic Youth and Beck. Tom has conducted market research projects for Sony, MCA/Universal, DreamWorks and Warner Music Group. Tom is also the author of Web Marketing for the Music Business from Focal Press.

Paul Allen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University. Paul is also the author of Artist Management from Focal Press.

Amy Macy more

Producers Upgrades its Audio Facilities With Fairlight Constellation XCS Technology

Producers’ Video Corporation is a Baltimore

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-based facility that offers US broadcasters and advertising agencies a full service covering everything from location shooting through to audio and video post production.

In recent months the company has completed a major overhaul of its audio facilities to bring them up to the latest technical specifications. As part of this process, Producers has installed two Fairlight Constellation XCS consoles, featuring a Xynergi centre panel and running on Fairlight’s latest Crystal Core (CC-1) engine.

“Before choosing Constellation XCS, we thoroughly investigated every major integrated professional audio product on the market,? says Producers Senior Audio Engineer Bob Bragg. “In the end the Constellation consoles won out because there were no other products on the market that offered such an extensive range of features at such a cost-effective price point.?

Producers is no stranger to Fairlight more

X2O Media’s Xpresenter™ Xe Off-the-Shelf Digital Signage Platform Provides Memorable, Informative Experience for Columbia, Mo., Visitors

MONTREAL — Sept. 1, 2009 — The City of Columbia, Mo., was looking for something more engaging and memorable than static signs to educate visitors on the resources the region has to offer as a travel destination for business and leisure. To achieve its goal, the city required a solution that encompassed the latest technology but was simple enough to manage. As the most suitable option, the City of Columbia selected X2O Media’s Xpresenter™ Xe, an all-in-one, single-player digital signage system. more

RICHARDSON NAMED NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES TO TAKE AURALEX ACOUSTICS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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ATLANTA, GA — Auralex Acoustics, Inc., is pleased to announce Karen Richardson as its new Director of Sales. Richardson, an industry veteran, has extensive experience in multiple sales channels. Richardson will lead Auralex in expanding the company’s presence in the CEDIA market as well as maintaining its position as the leader in sound control in the pro audio, MI and commercial installation markets. She will be in attendance at this year’s CEDIA show (Booth 1317). more

New Audio Engineering titles from Focal Press

(BOSTON, MA – August, 2009) Focal Press, publisher of the famed Handbook for Sound Engineers, currently in its fourth edition, is pleased to announce three new audio engineering titles releasing in August 2009.
Ballou’s Guide to Audio Test and Measurement (ISBN: 9780240812656, August 2009, $34.95, €23.95, £18.99, Paperback) by Glen Ballou offers a quick guide and complete reference to the fundamentals of test and measurement for all aspects of sound engineering. Topics included are electrical and acoustic testing,measurement systems, levels, methods, protecting the ear, units of measurement and standards. This guide comes with multiple tables to ensure quick easy access to information. This is a must have reference for all audio engineers. more

Furman’s Elite-15 PF i and F1500-UPS Help Bring Home A/V Environment to Lutron’s NYC Experience Showroom in D&D Building

PETALUMA, Calif. — Sept. 2, 2009 — Furman, a world-leading provider of power management solutions, today announced that Lutron Electronics, a leading lighting control manufacturer, is utilizing Furman’s Elite-15 PF i and F1500-UPS power management solutions to protect and enhance the performance of A/V components in its elegant NYC Experience Showroom in the Decoration & Design (D&D) building. more

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