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The GRAMMY Museum Uses 16 Digital Projection Displays In Dynamic Exhibition Space

GRAMMY Museum 1“From the brightness and clarity of their imagery, to the quickness of their response, (the DP projectors) play an essential role in The GRAMMY Museum.”
- Nicholas Min, IT Manager for the GRAMMY Museum
ATLANTA, GA (March 26, 2009) – From interactive touch tables to a 200-seat state-of-the-art auditorium, Digital Projection displays are delivering an impressive array of imagery throughout the new GRAMMY Museum. Four floors of cutting edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a one-of-a-kind audio visual experience in the downtown Los Angeles location. more

Iceland’s National Soccer Stadium Installs Upgraded P.A. System with EAW Loudspeakers

Whitinsville, MA, USA – March 25, 2009 – Near the heart of Reykjavik, Iceland, stands Laugardalsvöllur, the National Soccer Stadium. It recently received a major upgrade, with complete renovations to the main seating area and the construction of new office facilities. The stadium now accommodates 15,000 people. Subsequently, the Football Association of Iceland requested an offer for a complete P.A. sound system for the stadium’s west side with the option of later expansion for the remaining areas. To complete this upgrade, the Football Association of Iceland hired local pro audio and lighting firm EB Kerfi ehf, and immediately plans were under way for the design of a full sound system for the entire stadium, which was to include loudspeakers from EAW, a world leader in audio system solutions. more

New Extron Fiber Optic Switcher and Distribution Amplifier Now Shipping

FOX 4G GroupAnaheim, California (March 19, 2009) – Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of two new additions to the company’s growing line of fiber optic products. These include the FOX 4G DA8, an eight output fiber optic distribution amplifier, and the FOX 4G SW8, an eight input fiber optic switcher. more

Firehouse Productions Puts Tour Sound Into High Gear With Crown I-Tech HD

crownfirehouse-i-tech-hd.jpgELKHART, Indiana – Firehouse Productions, a leader in the sound reinforcement industry has taken notice of the new Crown I-Tech HD amplifier, announcing they will purchase 100 I-Tech 12000HD amplifiers for its tour sound projects. Firehouse has gained a reputation of excellence providing sound for some of the music’s biggest acts including Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails, David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, and Hannah Montana. They have also handled major television and live events including Live Earth, the MTV VMAs, and VH-1 Story Tellers. more

Panamax/Furman MIW-SURGE Wins Audioholics 2008 Consumer Excellence Award

PETALUMA, Calif. — March 24, 2009 — Panamax/Furman, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that its PFPower MIW-SURGE In-Wall™ surge protection system has been selected as the winner of the Audioholics 2008 Consumer Excellence Award in the Accessories/Surge Protectors category. more

ShoWest’s Premier Presentation Venue Turns To Harkness Screens

Harkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, has been selected as the screen supplier of choice for Le Theatre des Arts, Paris Hotel at ShoWest 2009. more

EXPRESS DIGITAL SIGNAGE INCREASES RESTAURANT SALES

SEATTLE, WA – The newly renovated Silver Cloud Hotel’s Seattle Stadium location selected .advancedMethod’s express system for their new digital signage solution. The Silver Cloud was previously using PowerPoint to promote their restaurant, Jimmy’s on First, on LCD screens located throughout the building. The problems they faced were that PowerPoint does not allow the scheduling of content in advance, the content is low quality and it is not updatable via the web. Previous systems the hotel looked at included many pieces of hardware, extensive training, or a hefty price tag. more

Yamaha Commercial Audio Holds Digital SR Class/NEXO Demos in Nashville

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, May 5 and 6 in Nashville. 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

massAV Chooses the New EAW JFL210 Compact Line Array Loudspeaker

-Eight of the versatile compact JFL210 enclosures give leading New England audio/video/lighting/staging services provider a scalable solution for a range of applications-

Whitinsville, MA, USA – March 24, 2009 – Boston area-based massAV knows corporate A/V, lighting and staging, with a client list that includes events for Chevrolet, the New England Patriots, presidential candidate Senator John McCain and the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX). In business since 1975, massAV stays on the cutting edge of event technology, so it was not surprising to find Steve Shepard, massAV’s Chief Engineer, attending SMAART training at EAW’s headquarters in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, late last year. During a break in the seminar, he noticed music wafting in from down the hallway and he followed his ears to the source: EAW’s famous “The Pit? product testing lab, where the EAW engineering team was tuning a brand new loudspeaker enclosure. It was Shepard’s first encounter with EAW’s recently introduced JFL210 Compact Line Array Loudspeaker, and it was love at first listen. more

SHURE ANNOUNCES IT WILL SUPPORT WORLD WILDLIFE FUND’S EARTH HOUR 2009

Earth HourCompany to Join Millions by Turning Off Lights for Largest Climate Event in History

NILES, IL, March 24, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today announced the Company will officially support Earth Hour 2009, a global climate event led by the World Wildlife Fund, by switching off all non-essential lighting in all of the Company’s facilities around the world for one hour on March 28, 2009, and encouraging all of its Associates, customers, and suppliers to do the same. more

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