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Leon Speakers Enhances Horizon and Profile Series With More Powerful Drivers and Thinner Profiles Without Raising Prices

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — July 13, 2009 — Leon Speakers, a manufacturer of custom-built, audiophile-grade loudspeakers for flat-panel displays and living-space theaters™, today announced that the company has enhanced its Horizon and Profile Series 4-inch product lines to include upgraded drivers and shallower cabinets. Horizon 414 and Profile 404 Series speakers now feature 4-inch Peerless HDS woofers for more power and increased performance. The new speakers offer a depth of just 3.25 inches to complement the thinner profile of today’s flat-panel displays. Maintaining their price of just $1,495 for a high-fidelity multichannel speaker or stereo pair, these Horizon and Profile Series speakers enable customers to enjoy Leon Speakers’ custom audio solutions without paying more for the enhanced level of performance. more

Prestonwood Baptist Church Uses HaiVision Encoders to Link Campuses With Dual HD Signals and Synched Eight-Channel Audio

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — July 13, 2009 — HaiVision Network Video announced today that Prestonwood Baptist Church, one of the largest churches in the United States, is using hai1000™ series network video systems and the low-latency MAKO HD™ H.264 codec to connect its 27,000-member congregation at the main Prestonwood campus in Plano, Texas, and the new Prestonwood North campus in Prosper, Texas. more

Harkness Screens Provides Facelift To Johns Hopkins Medicine Education Building

johns-hopkins-medicine-education-building-hi-res.jpgJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, one of the most highly respected and well-known medical education facilities in the world, recently opened its $45 million Anne and Michael Armstrong Medical Education Building. The new facility includes two Harkness Matt Plus Mini-Perf screens and Wrap-round frames in its lecture hall. more

Jünger Audio Helps Solve The Loudness Problem For MediaCorp’s 938LIVE Listeners

jibby-jacob.jpgSingapore-based MediaCorp has installed two Jünger Audio D06 LEVEL MAGIC™ processors to help achieve loudness consistency for its 938LIVE English news and talk radio station.

The broadcaster started looking for a means of controlling loudness after listeners tuning in to 938LIVE began complaining about the sound. The negative feedback, which was particularly prevalent among people listening in their cars, focused on loudness levels. Listeners stated that they constantly had to adjust the volume of their radios in order to maintain a comfortable level of loudness between the various audio segments contained in its news radio programming. more

Compix Streamlines Video Production for U. S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

IRVINE, Calif. — June 7, 2009 — Compix, a leading developer of broadcast-quality character generators (CGs), announced today that the video department at the United States Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center (USACR/Safety Center) is using the company’s rugged, cost-effective ConverG1 HD single-channel CG for fast, flexible production of staged events and conferences. Installed in an HD mobile production unit, the ConverG1 HD allows video staff to incorporate graphics and lower thirds into live production on the fly and, in turn, make event coverage available on DVD and via the Web with minimal turnaround time. more

RTI’s U2 Weather-Resistant Universal System Controller Named 2009 CEDIA Manufacturer’s Excellence Award Finalist

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — July 9, 2009 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), a leading manufacturer of professional-grade, integrator-friendly control solutions, today announced that its U2 weather-resistant controller has been named as a 2009 CEDIA Manufacturer’s Excellence Award finalist in the Best New Product category. Finalists for this year’s awards were determined by a diverse panel of CEDIA residential electronic systems contractor judges on the criteria of innovation, value to the technician, value to the business, and impact on the client’s lifestyle. more

X2O Media’s Xpresenter™ Digital Signage Platform Provides Corporate Branding Tool at Specialty Fertilizer Products’ New Kansas Headquarters

MONTREAL — July 9, 2009 — X2O Media, a leading provider of digital signage technology, network management, and content services, today announced that Specialty Fertilizer Products (SFP), a research and development company devoted to solving agriculture’s long-standing fertilizing challenges, is utilizing the Xpresenter™ digital signage platform as a corporate branding tool in its newly constructed Kansas facility. more

PRECO to Distribute TVLogic XVM-245W Multiformat LCD Monitor to U.S. Market

BURBANK, Calif. — July 9, 2009 — PRECO Inc., a leading distributor and systems integrator of advanced broadcast and production solutions, is now distributing the XVM-245W multiformat LCD monitor from TVLogic. The 24-inch XVM-245W monitor is designed specifically for color-critical applications, offering 1920×1080 native HD resolution, ultra-wide color gamut, high contrast of 1000:1, 10-bit 1,073,741,824-color support, a high-purity precision LED backlight, and integrated 3-D lookup tables (LUTs) to ensure accurate reproduction of color spaces. more

Vaddio Broadens HD PTZ Solutions with Canon BU-Series Cameras

www.vaddio.comhires-canon-bu-cameras.jpgMINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 8, 2009) – Vaddio, the leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems, expanded its partnership with Canon this week by adding the Canon BU-45H and BU-50H to its product line of HD PTZ cameras. more

HaiVision E-Rate Listing Gives K-12 Schools Low-Cost Access to Latest Live and On-Demand H.264 IP Video Distribution Technology

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — July 8, 2009 — HaiVision Network Video today announced that the company’s video networking solutions are now listed as E-Rate products by the U.S. Department of Education. With this designation and the help of federal funding, HaiVision solutions are now more easily accessible to eligible educational institutions seeking to deploy the latest networking technologies to bring live video and video-on-demand into the classroom. more

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