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Fairlight’s CC-1 Platform Proves Popular In France

Richard PerezFairlight’s ground-breaking Crystal Core (CC-1) technology is proving to be a winner for Française des Jeux, the French national lottery organisation that also handles the Euro Millions lottery.

Based in Paris, Française des Jeux has an in-house audio and video production facility that is used to create TV commercials and a regular talk show. The facility is equipped with a Fairlight Constellation console, which has now been upgraded to the CC-1 platform. FDJ has also installed Fairlight MediaLink so that it can easily connect its Constellation to its Avid video editing system. more

DK-Technologies Appoints Peter Harrison

Peter HarrisonDK-Technologies has announced the appointment of Peter Harrison to the position of Regional Sales Manager, with particular responsibility for the US and the Far East.

Peter Harrison has worked in broadcast since the 1970s when he joined the UK ITV company ‘Border TV’, leaving some years later as a sound supervisor. His broadcast operational experience is set against his pure engineering background, which was exploited fully when joining the old Rupert Neve founded mixer company in 1980. There, he commissioned audio and broadcast equipment in studios and OB trucks all over the world. His commercial background was later broadened by some years with Amek, founding their broadcast division, and ultimately leaving them in 1997 as Director of Engineering. more

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Stage Research Announces Upgrade Special For SFX Users

sfxStage Research, the theatrical audio/lighting company, is pleased to offer an upgrade special for SFX 5.6 users.

For just $195 — a savings of more than $250 — users can upgrade their copy of SFX 5.6 Standard, ProAudio, or ProAudio/ShowControl to SFX 6.1 Deluxe, the latest version of its popular music-and-sound playback software. In addition, they will be entitled to download any new updates for free for the next year. more

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X2O Media Announces Software Plus Services Strategy

MONTREAL — Feb. 12, 2009 — X2O Media, a leading provider of digital signage technology, network management, and content services, today announced its new Software Plus Services strategy. Building on the principle that digital signage is more than just hardware and software, X2O’s Software Plus Services initiative combines everything a digital signage customer may need into a packaged solution customized to meet specific user requirements. This includes not only X2O’s industry-leading software applications, but also a wide range of managed service options to choose from in order for users to build and run their own networks, handling as much or as little of the day-to-day operations as they wish. In support of this strategy, X2O is also releasing version 2.5 of the company’s flagship Xpresenter™ digital signage platform at the Digital Signage Expo 2009. more

The Boss Delivers A Big Game Performance With Audio Analysts and Crown I-Tech

In a unique and challenging live sound application, Audio Analysts of Colorado Springs, CO utilized Crown I-Tech amplifiers for the monitor system at the Super Bowl XLIII Halftime Show featuring Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band held at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL on February 1, 2009. This year’s Super Bowl was broadcast to 230 countries worldwide and was viewed by a total of 94.5 million people in the United States alone. more

Casa Instrumental Named Central American Distributor for L-ACOUSTICS

casa_instrumental_interior.jpgGUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala – February 2009 — L-ACOUSTICS is pleased to officially report the appointment of Guatemala City-based Casa Instrumental, S.A. as its full-line product distributor for Central America. The announcement comes from Paul Freudenberg, L-ACOUSTICS vice president of sales and marketing.

Over the past 25 years, Casa Instrumental has grown to become Central America’s largest distributor of pro audio/lighting equipment and musical instruments. With seven locations throughout Guatemala (three in Guatemala City, three in Quetzaltenando, and one in Peten) plus an additional shop in El Salvador, the company now services the entire isthmus between Belize and Panama for the French loudspeaker manufacturer. more

AMD/MEDIAPOINTE ANNOUNCES MODULAR, END-TO-END VIDEO CAPTURE, STREAMING AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

New DMR, DVP and Ensemble Server Offer a Versatile, Cost-Effective Upgrade Path

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. – February 11, 2009 – Advanced Media Design (AMD), developer of the award-winning AV-over-IP streaming technology MediaPOINTE®, today announced a modular end-to-end video capture and distribution system that meets the varied needs of customers across diverse applications such as education, training, government, DoD, healthcare, corporate, public safety and others. The system includes software upgradeable versions of its Digital Media Recorders (DMRs), Digital Video Player (DVP) and its MediaPOINTE Ensemble server: users may purchase each component separately, use different combinations, or purchase the entire system for a scalable capture-to-watch solution. Individual components can be upgraded later to add functionality. more

Extron 2009 Product Catalog Now Available

extron_cat_3d_09_en_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to announce that it has released the Extron 2009 Product Catalog. This full-color publication contains more than 900 pages of the latest information on Extron’s broad product line, including interfaces, switchers, distribution amplifiers, signal processors, fiber optics, cables, audio and speaker products, MediaLink®, and IP Link®. more

Rise Vision, Inc. Announces New Resellers have Joined its Private Network Program for Digital Signage Content Management

Private Network Program enables resellers to offer a complete, branded digital signage solution to their customer base; resellers applaud Rise’s program and Software-as-a-Service approach

rise-vision-logo-color-screen.gifETOBICOKE, Ontario – February 11, 2009 – Rise Vision, Inc., a provider of a web-based content management system for the control of digital signage networks, announces that six new resellers have joined its Private Network Program, which enables resellers to develop and manage their own branded digital signage solution based on Rise Vision’s Rise Display Network. These companies join resellers across the United States and Canada that have signed up for the Program since its launch in the fall of 2008.

New resellers that have joined the Private Network Program are as follows:
• Base 2 Technologies, based in North Wales, PA.
• Direct Tech Sales, based in Indianapolis, IN.
• Technical Service Resources, based in Carrolton, TX.
• MaxView, based in Pelham, AL.
• Sherlock Systems, based in Buffalo Grove, IL.
• Key Media, based in Schoolcraft, MI.
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SHURE ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF JAPANESE WEBSITE

Shure Launches Japanese Language Website

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated announced today that it has recently launched a new Japanese-language website (www.shure.co.jp) designed to provide an “in language? experience for the Company’s customers in Japan. more

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