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Industry Veteran Lee Dodson to Lead Premier Mounts

Lee DodsonANAHEIM, CALIF. (July 23, 2009) – Recognizing that business growth in the Pro A/V and consumer electronics industry stems from new ideas and continued forward movement, Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com) has brought in Lee Dodson to lead the company as president. Dodson, a 25-year veteran of the Pro A/V industry joins the company from Extron Electronics where he was vice president of marketing. Officially taking over the reigns on September 1, Dodson will work in tandem with Premier Mounts’ founder and CEO Len Dozier to continue to deliver on the company’s promise of innovative product solutions and exceptional service. more

Digital Projection Selected as Preferred Vendor for HTSA Buying Group

Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, has been selected as a preferred vendor for the esteemed Home Theater Specialists of America (HTSA) buying group. HTSA is comprised of some of the top residential integrators across the United States. Currently, the group includes 62 active integrators with estimated annual sales of over 500 million. more

The Voice & Music Company Help The Foundation Give Waybuloo Characters Their Voices

waybuloo.jpgThere’s an old adage in the world of entertainment that you should never work with children or animals. But for the staff at Soho-based audio post production facility The Voice And Music Company, recording child actors for the new hit pre-school TV series Waybuloo has been a delight and a revelation. more

Stage Research Sponsors Sound 411, New Two-Day Informational Event Set For August 12-13 In New York City

Stage Research, Inc. has announced the launch of Sound 411, a two-day informational event designed to bring together sound professionals and students with leaders in the sound hardware and software industry. Sound 411 will be held August 12-13 at John Jay College in New York City; the event is free but pre-registration is required by visiting http://www.stageresearch.com/Sound411. more

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Yamaha Commercial Audio Holds Digital SR Class In Kentucky

BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯The Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars (YCATS) group will hold its two-day Digital Sound Reinforcement (DSR) 101 class on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 11 and 12 in Covington, Kentucky. Sponsored in part by Shure Microphones, the class provides complete audio system design and networking solutions and will focus on set up techniques ranging from microphones to large-scale speakers. Topics include: gain construction, attenuator settings, and SPL estimation. more

SI Exhibits New Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE Projection Screen at 2009 CEDIA Expo

SI’s Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE projection screenAustin, Texas, July 22, 2009 – SI (www.sicreens.com) is proud to announce that it will exhibit the new Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE projection screen during the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth 1137. The Black Diamond II CURVE is currently shipping.

“SI’s new CURVE Reference Fixed frame gives you the most immersive experience available,? said Ryan Gustafson, SI Screens president. “Curved screens have distinct advantages over common ‘flat’ screens, especially in installations where the throw is very short (1.6 or less) and pincushion distortion becomes an issue. With up to a 30 percent wider viewing angle, SI’s new Black Diamond II CURVE Reference Fixed frames give viewers the most immersive experience available.? more

Atlona Releases a new series of HD Video Fiber Optic Extenders Aimed at Pro Install, Medical, and Government Markets

AT-3GSDI20SRSan Jose, CA — July 22, 2009 —Atlona Technologies releases a new line of video extenders that transfer High definition video over multi-mode Optical type fiber optic cable up to 1000ft without any signal loss. These new extenders serve as not only a way to for companies to send video signal far beyond the lengths of actual cables, but also provide a measure of security due to their use of Fiber Optic cable rather than CAT5. Since Fiber Optic cable is immune to interference caused by electromagnetic fields (EMF/EMI), these extenders are perfect for medical imaging applications where a perfect picture is not only ideal, but necessary. more

Gert Sanner Wraps Up Successful Deep Purple Tour With Soundcraft Vi6

On a recent trip to the Soundcraft Studer factory in Potters Bar, Deep Purple FOH man Gert Sanner, talked about the recent Deep Purple tours of Japan and Russia and his experience with the Soundcraft Vi6.

That region is a strong heartland for the UK rockers, as the tour took in 12 shows in venues of 5,000 and above including Tokyo, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Osaka and Nagoya – some of the same venues that played host to the recording of the band’s most famous album, Made in Japan, some 37 years earlier! more

Audience Engaged By Soundcraft Vi4™ While ‘Waiting For Godot’

To keep the dialogue intimate for this production of the stage classic, all the components of the sound system had to be invisible, and the Vi4’s ultra-quiet operation assured success.

NEW YORK, New York – The recent revival of the stage classic ‘Waiting For Godot’ was as brief as the play itself is famously cryptic, running only from April 3 through July 12. But in that time, the production won widespread critical acclaim and garnered Tony Award®, Drama Desk Award® and Outer Critics Circle Award® nominations for Best Revival of a Play for the as well as Tony Award nominations for Best Featured Actor, Best Costume Design, and for three of four of its cast members: two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, Tony Award winner Bill Irwin and Tony Award winner John Glover, who joined Golden Globe winner John Goodman to round out the sparse but powerful production. The play is intensely intimate and dialogue-driven, making the quality of the audio critical to its success. That quality was assured by the 48-input Soundcraft Vi4™ digital live mixing console that was installed in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Studio 54 venue. The latest addition to Soundcraft’s highly successful Vi Series of digital live sound consoles, the Vi4’s compact frame offers tremendous processing power, amazing sound quality and, so crucially for ‘Waiting For Godot,’ incredibly quiet operation. more

Christie® Extends Warranty Coverage For Its Industry-Leading 3-Chip DLP® Business Projectors

Christie, well-known for industry-leading warranties, is raising the service and support bar once again by increasing its global warranty program to a full three years for Christie’s proven 3-chip DLP(r) projectors. Available globally and at no extra cost, this three-year warranty applies to select Christie 3-chip DLP projectors sold through the Christie Business Products channels. more

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