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GAND CONCERT SOUND USES LARGEST NEXO GEO T RIG FOR YOUTH OF AMERICA

youth-of-america-superdome-nexo-geo-t.jpgGLENVIEW, Ill.⎯Gand Concert Sound of Glenview, Illinois recently provided a NEXO GEO T, GEO S, CD18 subs, PS15, PS10 and PS 8 monitors for the Evangelical Lutheran Youth of America Gathering held at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The event ran from July 22 thru 26, in addition to a five-day load in and set up, and was attended by 38,000 teenagers from all over the world. Music acts included Skillet, Group 1 Crew, the Katinas, rapper Agape, and Peter Mayer from the Jimmy Buffet Band. Sunday morning featured a musical mass with Lutheran Bishop Mark Hanson including communion for 37,000.

Known as ‘The NEXO Guys’, the event utilized the largest NEXO GEO T Tangent Array system ever flown in North America, beating the previous record set by Gand at the Atlanta Dome for Elton John. The rig consisted of 60 more

Riverbend Centre Hosts NEXO Event, Rayvon Performs

riverbend-nexo-rayvon.jpgAustin, Tx⎯Riverbend Centre is Austin’s newest alternative performing arts center located in the Texas Hill Country. The Centre is a multi-purpose venue that plays host to musical groups, theatrical productions, television specials, corporate and private events, and conventions.

Inspired by his extensive travels through the Holy Lands, Dr. Gerald Mann envisioned a modern version of a Greco-Roman amphitheatre offering the intimacy and symmetry of those timeless venues. In 1997, Overland Partners was commissioned by the Riverbend Church to design and build the multi award-winning building.

Designed in a classical style, the venue seats over 2,300. Recently, the Centre played host to a special NEXO presentation by FILO Pro Audio of Austin, Texas. Accustomed to holding many high-end events in the venue, Riverbend was set up for a demonstration of a NEXO GEO S 12 System with NX 4×4 amplifiers and a Yamaha more

SI Features New Reference Motorized Projector Screen at 2009 CEDIA Expo

SI Screens’ GREEN low voltage Reference Motorized projector screenAustin, Texas, July 28, 2009 – SI (www.siscreens.com) is proud to announce that it will feature its new GREEN low voltage Reference Motorized projector screen during the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth 1137. Now shipping, the new Reference Motorized projector screen is the first flush and décor motorized low voltage projector screen available today. more

VMP Launches Free iPhone VideoMountFinder™ App

Video Mount Products (VMP) new iPhone VideoMountFinder™ AppSTEVENSVILLE, Md., July 27, 2009 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, CI, commercial, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce its new iPhone VideoMountFinder™ App is now live and ready for free download at videomount.com. more

Dugan Announces Firmware Updates For Automatic Mixing Controller Models E and E-1

San Francisco, California — Dan Dugan Sound Design has released firmware updates containing new internal programs for the Model E and Model E-1 Automatic Mixing Controllers. Dugan says the updates contain an important “bug fix? as well as improved routines for connecting to a computer. more

Yamaha Commercial Audio Holds Digital SR Class In Kentucky

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, August 11 and 12 in Covington, Kentucky. 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

SI Exhibits New Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE Projection Screen at 2009 CEDIA Expo

SI’s Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE projection screenAustin, Texas, July 22, 2009 – SI (www.sicreens.com) is proud to announce that it will exhibit the new Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE projection screen during the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth 1137. The Black Diamond II CURVE is currently shipping.

“SI’s new CURVE Reference Fixed frame gives you the most immersive experience available,? said Ryan Gustafson, SI Screens president. “Curved screens have distinct advantages over common ‘flat’ screens, especially in installations where the throw is very short (1.6 or less) and pincushion distortion becomes an issue. With up to a 30 percent wider viewing angle, SI’s new Black Diamond II CURVE Reference Fixed frames give viewers the most immersive experience available.? more

Moses Lake School District Selects Hitachi StarBoards For District-Wide Technology Upgrade

– Washington School District Purchases Over 100 Hitachi Interactive Whiteboards For Student Curriculum For All Grade Levels and Subject Areas –

Moses Lake School District in Moses Lake, Washington has chosen Hitachi Software StarBoards for its student curriculum for all grade levels and subject areas, providing a district-wide technology upgrade that truly enhances the overall educational experience. Purchased through Troxell Communications, the school has allocated over 100 Hitachi FXDUO-77 model StarBoards along with the award-winning Hitachi CP-A100 3LCD ultra-short-throw projector as part of the Hitachi CPA100+FXDUO bundle. more

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WIREWORKS LUMAVUE CUSTOM PANELS BUILDS ON-SITE INTEGRATOR AWARENESS

Vanity PlateHILLSIDE, NJ — AV racks serve as an organizational tool and a means to showcase the high-end audio and video gear installed, yet the name of the company that spec’ed and installed all the gear is nowhere in sight. Through Wireworks LumaVue Custom Panels, integrators now have an avenue to brand their work. LumaVue panels can serve as both connection panels and identification plates with custom engraving including company name, logo and contact info.

Ideal for a wide range of applications within the AV industry, the new, first-to-market, custom panels can be rear illuminated for instant identification and are the perfect solution for use in a wide range of locations where there is limited visibility. Since each panel is custom-made, design possibilities for Wireworks LumaVue Custom Panels and Plates are unlimited and allow for virtually any wording, numbering, identification, diagram, symbol, graphic and corporate logo to be permanently imprinted. more

STARBAK ADDS HIGH DEFINITION DIGITAL SIGNAGE TO ITS GLOBALLY DEPLOYED ENTERPRISE VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORM

New HD Display Engine Enables Global Enterprises to Extend Video Communications Reach to Common Areas Including Campuses, Factory Floors, Cafeterias, and Lobbies

BURLINGTON, MA — July 20, 2009 — Starbak, the leading provider of enterprise video portals and integrated networks for the Education, Corporate, Healthcare and Government markets, today announced the availability of a new Display Engine, offering HD (High Definition) support to its digital signage application. The new HD Display Engine, available with Starbak’s award-winning V3 platform, enables organizations to extend their existing desktop-based video communications to reach audiences in high traffic, common areas. Leading organizations including Lockheed Martin and Westpac Bank have already deployed Starbak’s Digital Signage network to provide passive viewing of training classes, public service announcements, CEO addresses, and other vital corporate communications. By deploying digital signage as part of an integrated video communications platform, organizations can leverage the same Starbak solution in use for employee video training and video streaming of corporate meetings, to provide centrally controlled displays at multiple branches or locations. more

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