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Firehouse Productions Deploys HARMAN Crown-powered JBL VERTEC® System For Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Providing sound reinforcement for a star-studded event featuring some of the biggest names in rock and roll, Red Hook, New York-based Firehouse Productions supplied Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers and JBL VERTEC® line array loudspeakers for the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony, staged on March 14, 2011 at the famed Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.

The event featured performances by some of the inductees including Bruce Springsteen, Judy Collins, John Mayer, and Elton John. Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Dr. John, Neil Diamond, and Darlene Love were also among those inducted at the ceremony. All inductees are ultimately enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, which exists to educate its audiences on the global impact of the rock and roll art form.

Firehouse deployed 24 Crown I-Tech 12000HD amplifiers to power the system, which included 10 VERTEC VT4889 more

WGBH Upgrades To Robotics With Shotoku Broadcast Systems

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DUAL ROBOTIC/MANUAL CONTROL AND USER FRIENDLY GUI ATTRACT PREEMINENT PBS STATION TO SHOTOKU

Staines, UK (March 23, 2011) – Shotoku Broadcast Systems has supplied a six-channel remotely controlled camera configuration to WGBH Boston – America’s preeminent public broadcaster and producer for PBS – as part of the station’s upgrade to a sophisticated robotic solution. The system was installed in WGBH’s studios located at One Guest Street, Boston, MA. James Eddershaw, Shotoku’s sales director made the announcement from the Company’s European headquarters in Staines, UK.

“We were particularly pleased to be chosen to supply robotic camera systems to WGBH, who’s highly regarded programs are enjoyed right across the United States,? said Eddershaw. “Our TR-8T control systems matched their operational requirements and the TG-19 head is perfect for robotic and manual control of the larger camera configurations they’re using?
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Cobalt Digital Gear Helps NEP Deliver National Telecast From Hollywood’s Motion Picture Awards

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Urbana, IL (March 25, 2011) – Four of NEP Broadcasting’s fleet of production trucks, all equipped with a significant complement of Cobalt Digital gear, worked the red carpet and the main event at the national telecast of the motion picture awards from Hollywood. NEP utilized over 100 Cobalt downconverters, as well as embedders, de-embedders, frame syncs and color correctors to support Red Carpet coverage and the awards ceremony of the widely watched event. NEP is the leading international provider of outsourced teleproduction services for the delivery of live sports and entertainment events.
“Our Denali fleet is regarded as the industry’s premiere mobile television production facility focusing exclusively on entertainment events and programming,? said George Hoover, NEP’s CTO. “Cobalt Digital’s equipment plays a major role in our trucks and comprises the whole modular infrastructure of The Denali Summit, our newest HD more

NCAC SELECTS UNIVERSITIES TO RECEIVE STUDENT TRAVEL AWARDS

INDIANAPOLIS, IN —The National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) has selected four universities from a list of eight qualified university programs to be the first to receive the NCAC Student Travel Award. In this inaugural year of the program, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Kansas, and University of Nebraska – Lincoln each will be awarded $500 to send one student in their respective acoustics/noise control program to present a technical paper at an upcoming Acoustical Society of America (ASA) or Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE) conference.

“As an organization, NCAC has always recognized acoustical professionals, but this year we’re shifting our focus to those individuals new to the field or looking to get into the profession,? says Kenric Van Wyk, Vice President of Marketing, NCAC. “With the Student Travel Award program, we’re helping students connect with seasoned professionals before they even leave the classroom. Participating at more

TVLogic Launches New 2D/Passive 3D Models At NAB 2011

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Press Conference: Monday, April 11 at 10 AM in Booth SL 1526

Burbank, CA • March 7, 2011 – TVLogic, designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED High Definition displays, will exhibit two new 2D and 3D production and post-production monitors at NAB 2011 that incorporate a host of innovative features for 2D/3D cinema production and post-production. TVLogic combines the latest in flat-panel technology with their advanced video processing designs to provide reference displays that meet the demanding requirements of broadcast, production, post-production, digital signage and multi-viewer applications. The new 2D/3D models will join TVLogics’ multi-award winning range of professional video monitoring solutions ranging from quad 4.3? rack mount monitors to 56? 10bit 4K resolution displays and everything in between.

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TDM-243W/473W – features 24? and 47? (respectively) 2D and passive 3D LCD panels. These versatile broadcast and more

AES 131st Convention Exhibitor Forms Available On Line

NEW YORK: Exhibitor Applications for the 131st AES Convention have been posted on line at the AES website www.aes.org/events/131/exhibitors The convention will be held at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center October 20-23, 2011.

The AES has served the professional audio industry for 63 years as the leading forum for the exchange of technical information and ideas for engineers, producers, creative artists, manufacturers and educators. Over 18,000 pro-audio industry members are expected to attend this year’s event. The 129th Convention attracted attendees from more than 70 countries around the world.

For additional information on Exhibiting at AES, contact Chris Plunkett, director, convention management at 131st_exhibits@aes.org

Pictured: NY’s Jacob Javits Convention Center will host the 131st AES Convention, Thursday, October 20 thru Sunday, Oct. 23.

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iPad App Announced for Yamaha LS9 Digital Console

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—In conjunction with an international launch at the Music Messe Expo, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. announces the availability of the iPad app StageMix for the Yamaha LS9 digital audio console. The new software will be shown at NAB in April.

Similar to the iPad app recently launched for the Yamaha M7CL console, StageMix is an application for the Apple iPad that allows remote control of LS9 mix functions via a simple, intuitive graphic interface from anywhere within wireless range. The application enables the engineer to set up monitor mixes from a performer’s position on stage directly controlling mix parameters via the iPad. To run StageMix on an iPad, a wireless connection from the iPad to a WIFI access point and an Ethernet connection from the WIFI access point to the LS9 is required.

Yamaha LS9 controllable parameters scheduled to be implemented in StageMix are more

Digital Projection Brings Ultimate 3D Experience to Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center in March

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DPI, Crestron and Steinway Lyngdorf to present elite home theater experience during Westweek from March 23 – 24 .

ATLANTA, GA – March 18, 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high performance projection systems, will present the pinnacle of large-screen 3D entertainment for the home during the Pacific Design Center’s WESTWEEK 2011 show, March 23 – 24. WESTWEEK is Pacific Design Center’s largest annual design industry event, hosting over 70 showroom demonstrations as well as numerous new product introductions. DPI’s award-winning TITAN Reference 1080p-3D will feature in the Audio Video Interiors showroom alongside Crestron control and automation systems and Steinway Lyngdorf’s uncompromising audio equipment.  

WESTWEEK is Pacific Design Center’s largest annual design industry event, combining keynote lectures, showroom programs, and book signings. This internationally-recognized design trade event welcomes more

BEXEL CELEBRATES 13TH YEAR ON ALL-STAR GAME ROSTER

LOS ANGELES, CA, MARCH 15, 2011Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has been providing start-to-finish operational and engineering support for the NBA All-Star Weekend since 1998. This year was no different. However, in its 13th year, the team was presented with a new kind of challenge—both the Grammy Awards and the NBA All-Star Game were scheduled to take place at the Staples Center, less than one week apart. From optical fiber to around-the-clock editing facilities, Bexel greeted this challenge and provided streamlined support to Turner Sports and the NBA. more

From Al Ain to Dubai – Dataton has Emirates successes in sight

One particularly ground-breaking recent application for Dataton WATCHOUT™ was an architectural projection mapping solution for the city of Al Ain.

One particularly ground-breaking recent application for Dataton WATCHOUT™ was an architectural projection mapping solution for the city of Al Ain.

See Dataton at PALME 2011, Stand S2E60

Amazing architectural projection mapping project sets scene for company’s PALME show activity

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Dataton, the Swedish-based image processing and show-control specialist, returns to the PALME exhibition in Dubai this year with an increasingly impressive track record of Middle Eastern project work under its belt.

Exhibiting on Stand S2E60 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from 26-28 April, Dataton will showcase both its established WATCHOUT multi-display presentation software and its more recent innovation for the audio tour-guide marketplace, Pickup.

Fredrik Svahnberg, Marketing Director, Dataton, comments: “Middle Eastern more

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