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John Cooper School Chooses Digital Projection’s TITAN for New Performing Arts Center

John Cooper School“The images produced by the TITAN looked fantastic right out of the box.?
– Bill Schuermann, Senior Design Consultant with HFP Acoustical Consultants Inc.

ATLANTA, GA (February 16, 2009) – The John Cooper School, a college preparatory school in The Woodlands, Texas, recently unveiled their brand-new Performing Arts Center that uses a Digital Projection TITAN 1080p-500 for video and presentation content. The TITAN is one aspect of a robust audio and video environment that took over two years of planning and integration to bring to fruition. more

Rebate Program Extended to Canadian Customers

SHURE ANNOUNCES REBATES IN CANADA FOR 700 MHz WIRELESS SYSTEMS

NILES, IL, FEBRUARY 16, 2009 – Shure Incorporated announced today that its trade-in rebate program will be extended to Canadian customers who have purchased Shure 700 MHz frequency band (698-806 MHz) wireless systems and related components. The program was launched on December 1, 2008, to U.S. customers. more

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Compix Media Launches New High-Performance, Cost-Effective Dual-Channel HD Character Generator

IRVINE, Calif. — Feb 10, 2009 — Compix Media, a leading developer of professional-quality character generators (CGs), today launched its new CYNERG HD, a broadcast-quality, dual-channel HD CG with unrivalled price to performance for the broadcast, sports, professional, educational, and government markets. Capable of simultaneously outputting graphics in either SD-SDI or HD-SDI, Compix Media’s new dual-channel CYNERG HD packs a powerful punch into a conveniently sized 4-RU chassis. more

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Aurora Multimedia Strengthens Sales Team With Appointments of National and Regional Account Managers

MORGANVILLE, N.J. ― Feb. 11, 2009 ― Aurora Multimedia Corp., a leading provider of IP-based control systems, processors, and touch panels for A/V systems, today announced that it has made two appointments to strengthen its sales team. Tim Brennan has been promoted to the position of national account manger, where he will work closely with Aurora manufacturer representatives across the U.S., in addition to being responsible for the Northeastern sales region. Jonathan Begleiter has been named as the company’s Southeast regional account manager, where he will be responsible for developing, supporting, and managing direct accounts in this region. Both positions report directly to Andy Fliss, vice president of sales and marketing. more

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

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