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RDL Releases EZ Series – Connectorized Products for A/V Professionals

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RDL is excited to announce that all EZ Series products are in stock and available for immediate shipment.

RDL EZ Series products provide the highest level of value to A/V professionals and A/V users who demand professional quality. Based on decades of industry­leading technology in professional A/V and installed sound and video, EZ products capitalize on RDL’s renowned automated manufacturing to yield unsurpassed value. EZ products are a step up from other industry manufacturers’ utility modules, and are a leap up from consumer-grade products. more

Extron Annotator Now Shipping

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Annotator, a high performance, hardware-based annotation processor for video and computer-video sources. The Annotator features an intuitive graphical user interface that allows the presenter to draw, point, or add text to electronic presentation materials using a touchscreen and/or a keyboard and mouse. An integrated, seven input multi-format presentation switcher supports all common analog and digital A/V signal types. Three standard outputs are provided, including RGB, VGA, and Extron MTP – Mini Twisted Pair, with high performance scaling up to 1920×1200 and HDTV 1080p. For ease of integration, a configurable fourth output is provided for use with optional DVI, HD-SDI, or scan converter output boards. The Annotator is ideal for use in any A/V presentation application that requires the overlay of graphic and text elements for emphasis. more

Auralex Debuts Three Levels of Room Analysis Service at CEDIA 2009

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ATLANTA, GA – Auralex Acoustics is now offering three levels of their popular Room Analysis Service allowing customers more options for diagnosing their acoustical problems and developing the appropriate solution.

For years, Auralex has offered the FREE Room Analysis Service. Customers fill out a form with details about their project and provide diagrams with room dimensions. This information is used to acoustically model the space and to determine the most effective acoustical treatment plan tailored to the specific room and application.

The new Room Analysis PLUS Kit is a user-friendly package that provides tools needed to acoustically analyze any room and will be on display at the upcoming CEDIA show (Booth 1317). This kit includes an omni-directional measurement microphone, a USB drive with frequency sweeps and detailed instructions on how to conduct the test. It is required that the more

Digital Rapids Unveils New Features and Storage Options for TouchStream Live Streaming Appliance

September 10, 2009 — IBC 2009, Amsterdam, Stand 7.G41: Digital Rapids – the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences — is demonstrating new enhancements for the award-winning TouchStream live video streaming appliance at the 2009 IBC Conference and Exhibition, September 11-15 in Amsterdam.

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Digital Rapids TouchStream

TouchStream delivers Digital Rapids’ renowned streaming video quality and reliability in a fully self-contained, portable appliance with unparalleled ease of use. Software controls are accessed through an intuitive touch-screen interface with integrated video monitoring, eliminating the need for laptops, keyboards, mice and separate monitors. Flexible features allow refinement of the incoming source and the addition of branding to the outgoing stream, while models supporting multiple formats — including VC-1 and H.264 compression formats for Microsoft Silverlight and Adobe Flash technologies — provide more

LifeSize and Advanced Media Design Announce Distribution Agreement

LifeSize and Advanced Media Design Announce Distribution Agreement

AMD to Sell LifeSize High Definition Video Communications Solutions to Its Nationwide Partner Network

AUSTIN, Tex., Sept. 9, 2009 – LifeSize Communications, Inc., the global leader in high definition video communications, and Advanced Media Design, Inc (AMD), developer of the award-winning AV-over-IP collaboration technology MediaPOINTE®, today announced its distribution agreement: AMD is now a value-added distributor for LifeSize HD video communications solutions in North America. The agreement enables AMD to resell the award-winning LifeSize HD video systems, management and infrastructure products, delivering the LifeSize superior quality of experience and industry-leading price performance to its reseller partners nationwide.
Advanced Media Design, Inc. is at the forefront of AV technology designing integrated communications solutions for businesses of all sizes. Formerly a leading valued added distributor of TANDBERG® video systems for over 10 years, AMD has now chosen LifeSize as its premier more

Holy Family Catholic School Deploys Hitachi Software StarBoards To Provide Students With Interactive Learning Opportunities

The Holy Family Catholic School, in Fort Worth, Texas has chosen Hitachi Software StarBoards to advance classroom technology and provide students with a more hands-on learning experience. The school utilizes nine of the Hitachi FX DUO-77 model StarBoards along with the award-winning Hitachi CP-A100 3LCD ultra-short-throw projector as part of the Hitachi CPA100+FXDUO bundle.

Dr. John Shreve, principal at the Holy Family Catholic School, explained the factors that were considered when purchasing the Hitachi StarBoard compared to the other brands of interactive whiteboards. “We looked at many interactive whiteboard brands. We chose Hitachi because of four major factors; the durability of the board, ease of use, price, and the training and support we received and continue to receive,? stated Dr. Shreve.

Kimberly Pierce, 6th grade teacher at the Holy Family Catholic School explained how she is using the StarBoard everyday across multiple subject areas. “I use more

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AURALEX’S SONICPRINT GOES GREEN AT CEDIA 2009

~SonicPrint Designs Now Available on Environmental EcoTech ProPanels ~

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ATLANTA, GA ― Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, is pleased to announce a breakthrough in acoustic technology―custom-printed, artistic SonicPrint ProPanels manufactured with its first green acoustical panel, EcoTech, at CEDIA 2009 (Booth 1317). SonicPrint features “The Art of Sound? theme by blending unlimited design and style options for any room with the company’s new acoustically proven technology with its green ProPanel product line, EcoTech.

SonicPrint custom-printed, artistic ProPanels are fabric-covered acoustic absorptive panels disguised as artwork. This exclusive offering opens the door to numerous décor options, as the acoustical panels are camouflaged under the design of the customer’s choice. Users are no longer limited to single color fabric choices, and can now improve the room acoustics by outfitting any space with paintings and more

IPTV and Internet Video, 2e

FOR IMMEDITIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bob Dodd
781-313-4726 or r.dodd@elsevier.com

Now in its second edition, IPTV and Internet Video clearly explains and demystifies the functions, markets, and future impact of this exploding technology. This book contains an overview of hardware, software, and Internet technologies, case studies, and covers a range of products and services. It is a guide to help readers master the key trends and drivers transforming the world of broadcast television and the Web. Readers get a working knowledge of IPTV, enabling both non-technical and technical professionals to accurately analyze the emerging technology and business opportunities. With IPTV subscriptions estimated to grow 32% annually for the next 6 years, this book is necessary reading material for companies wanting to remain current in the marketplace.
• Written by well known industry experts, each with 25 years technology development experience and global insight
• Reality Check perspectives in more

Record Label Marketing, 2e

FOR IMMEDITIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bob Dodd
781-313-4726 or r.dodd@elsevier.com

Focal Press, a division of Elsevier, would like to invite select members of the press to request a gratis review copy of Record Label Marketing, 2nd Edition by Tom Hutchison, Paul Allen and Amy Macy.

Tom Hutchison is a Professor of Marketing in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). He has worked with a wide range of popular artists including Faith Hill, The Dixie Chicks, Sonic Youth and Beck. Tom has conducted market research projects for Sony, MCA/Universal, DreamWorks and Warner Music Group. Tom is also the author of Web Marketing for the Music Business from Focal Press.

Paul Allen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University. Paul is also the author of Artist Management from Focal Press.

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New Audio Engineering titles from Focal Press

(BOSTON, MA – August, 2009) Focal Press, publisher of the famed Handbook for Sound Engineers, currently in its fourth edition, is pleased to announce three new audio engineering titles releasing in August 2009.
Ballou’s Guide to Audio Test and Measurement (ISBN: 9780240812656, August 2009, $34.95, €23.95, £18.99, Paperback) by Glen Ballou offers a quick guide and complete reference to the fundamentals of test and measurement for all aspects of sound engineering. Topics included are electrical and acoustic testing,measurement systems, levels, methods, protecting the ear, units of measurement and standards. This guide comes with multiple tables to ensure quick easy access to information. This is a must have reference for all audio engineers. more

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