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Crown Audio Powers China’s “Bird’s Nest? National Stadium For Beijing Olympic Games

With the official opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games, Crown Audio today announced it had provided China’s National Stadium with 400 Crown I-Tech amplifiers to power the sound system during the next 16 days of events at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games being held in Beijing, China. more

THE RAPCOHORIZON COMPANY SHOWCASES FLOOR POCKET BOX & MINI FLOOR BOXES AT CEDIA 2008

floor-pocket-box.jpgDenver, CO, August 11, 2008 ― The RapcoHorizon Company, leading manufacturers of audio and video interfacing and cable equipment, is featuring its Floor Pocket Box and Mini Floor Boxes at CEDIA 2008 (Booth 336). The two products were developed for fixed installations such as stage applications in theaters, schools, gymnasiums, church balconies, corporate installations, and video and audio production facilities. more

“Good to Go? DIY Video Demystifies Flat-Panel TV Mounting

Jason Cole in “Good to Go?ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Aug. 11, 2008) – As consumer spending on flat-panel TVs continues to grow, more and more homeowners are getting rid of their bulky entertainment centers in favor of wall mounting their new TVs. The percentage of U.S. households planning to buy a new TV is at an all-time high. In fact, according to ABCNews.com, in June 2008, 12.2 percent of U.S. households planned a TV purchase.

To support the millions of do it yourselfers and weekend warriors who will be hanging flat-panel TVs in the next few months, Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com) has created the “Good to Go? how-to video. The non-commercial video is available for download at Premier Mounts’ Web site at http://www.premiermounts.com/videos/good-to-go-video.html as well as several other video-share Web sites including YouTube, Veoh, Yahoo! Videos and Howcast. more

SHURE ANNOUNCES 6th ANNUAL MONTREUX JAZZ VOICE COMPETITION WINNERS

Sabine Kuehlich performsNILES, IL, August 5, 2008 — The 6th Annual Shure/Montreux Jazz Voice Competition concluded on July 9 with German singer Sabine Kuehlich (in photo above) receiving first prize. The second and third place winners were Americans Liela Avila and Amy Crawford.

Renowned jazz vocalist Patti Austin headed the competition jury, which judged the quality of the singers’ vocals, the originality of the interpretations of their songs, their improvisational skills, and their stage presence. Kuehlich scored highly in all areas and impressed the audience with her dynamic performance of Chick Corea’s “You’re Everything? and two of her own original compositions. more

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JBL Professional Loudspeakers Perform Swimmingly For 2008 Summer Olympics At National Aquatic Centre In Beijing

Anyone who has ever witnessed or participated in an indoor swimming competition knows that acoustics play a significant part in the experience. Too reverberant and announcements become unintelligible; too sterile and the excitement and sense of place is diminished. JBL Professional Precision Directivity™ (PD) Series and Application Engineered™ (AE) Series loudspeakers are on the job at the 2008 Olympic Summer Games in the National Aquatic Centre in Beijing, to make certain that the sound will be exactly what it needs to be for the array of Olympic games taking place there August 8-24 this summer. more

Tim McGraw Tour Enlists Peavey® Versarray™ Line Arrays

Tim McGrawTim McGraw’s Live Your Voice Tour has chosen the ribbon-loaded Peavey Versarray line-array system for two stages on the country-music superstar’s 2008 North American dates.

Dave Albro—a veteran live-sound engineer whose mixing credits include Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and Roy Clark—and A2 Devan Skaggs are running two separate Peavey Versarray systems for Road Dog Touring, one configured for the Frito’s® Style Sonic Stage and a second system on McGraw’s VIP Stage. more

Summer Festival Season Rolls On With Proshow Systems And New JBL VERTEC® Line Array System

Underscoring the continued adoption of JBL VERTEC® line arrays by leading regional rental and touring sound firms, Proshow Systems recently added a large VERTEC system to its inventory. Proshow Systems has already provided VERTEC for numerous events throughout the southeast United States during the summer festival season. more

Famous Turin Theatre Upgrades With Soundcraft Vi6™

Teatro Regio di Torino (Turin Royal Theatre), one of Italy’s most famous and prominent opera houses, recently installed a Soundcraft Vi6™ digital console as part of an equipment upgrade.

The theatre dates back to the 1740’s when the Nuovo Teatro Regio (New Royal Theatre) was inaugurated. It went through several changes of use before being restored to its original name, and after a period of financial crisis it was taken over by the municipality in 1870. more

Studer Is At The Heart Of The Kingdom’s HD Program

Three orders totaling seven digital audio broadcast consoles have put Studer at the heart of the ongoing program to upgrade TV facilities for the state-run SAUDI TV in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Studer has supplied seven Vista 5 consoles to the Ministry of Culture and Information, which takes responsibility for the Kingdom’s television broadcasting, and operates the four networks of Saudi TV. more

RF CENTRAL LLC AWARDED GSA SCHEDULE 58 CONTRACT NO. GS-03F-0083U

Carlisle, PA – RF Central LLC, a leading microwave technology provider and brand of The Vitec Group, is pleased to announce it has received US General Administration Services (GSA) Schedule Group 58 Contract Award, No. GS-03F-0083U. This contract will enable US federal government entities to acquire an array of terrestrial microwave equipment along with RF system design, installation, and repair services directly from RF Central. more

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