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AVI-SPL and Four Winds Interactive Present Digital Signage Webinar

AVI-SPL University Online

AVI-SPL is teaming up with Four Winds Interactive (Fwi) to present the next AVI-SPL University Online webinar, “The Impact of Digital Signage in Corporate America? on Wednesday, April 13 at 1 p.m. EST. Fwi’s R. Craig Boatman and Farah Hedwig will explain how digital signage can fill different needs for organizations by attracting the attention of customers and employees.

Digital signage has grown into an essential part of any corporate institution’s visual communication efforts. As an attention-grabbing medium, it is a key component in every technologically forward company. In this free one-hour webinar, the speakers will cover:

• Installing eye-catching digital displays
• Promoting company values and mission statement
• Showcasing detailed event lists and schedules
• Delivering emergency alerts and safety precautions
• Communicating important announcements to employees

To register for The Impact of Digital Signage in Corporate America webinar, visit http://www.avispl.com/goto.asp?id=4339. more

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NewTek to Mentor Students from Full Sail University at NAB 2011

LAS VEGAS – NAB Show – April 5, 2011 – NewTek, worldwide leader of video and 3D animation products, today announced that they will provide four students from Full Sail University with an intern-style experience at the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, April 9-14.

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Full Sail University, based in Winter Park, Fla., has built a reputation as one of the premier entertainment, media and arts schools in the world, and they recently purchased a NewTek TriCaster(tm) portable live production system. The NewTek and Full Sail relationship allows the students to have a hands-on experience as crew members for a variety of NewTek events at one of the most influential industry trade shows in the country.

“At NAB, the students from Full Sail are going to get real-world experience creating the live webcast of our Broadcast Minds VIP event,” said NewTek Senior more

Vaddio Unveils New HD Robotic PTZ Camera Comparable to 3-Chip Broadcast Camera

New ClearVIEW HD-20 Features “True Native HD Imaging?

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 1, 2011) – Experience true 1080p HD video quality, without the artifacts and noise so many single chip HD cameras produce, with Vaddio’s newest high definition camera, the ClearVIEW HD-20. With a glass multi-element 20x motorized zoom lens and the newly designed precision slip-clutch robotics, the HD-20 provides fluid broadcast-quality motion control with smooth pan/tilt operation for accurate camera movement and control.

“The challenge with building the industry’s first True Single Chip HD PTZ camera was finding an imaging sensor that could natively display 1080p images,? explained President of Vaddio Rob Sheeley. “Because traditional CMOS pixels get really small in sensors larger than 2-megapixels, most video camera manufacturer’s stay with lower resolution sensors and scale a 720 image to 1080. By scaling the image, the pixel size remains large, while still reducing the noise and light more

Comprehensive New Line of HDMI Signal Converters!

Convert almost any signal to HDMI with these all new problem solvers from Comprehensive. Now it is easy to convert
DVI, RGB, Component, VGA , S-video, or Composite to HDMI with this new family of signal converters.

All of these converters are ideal for various applications and are available in the following formats:

CCN-DH101: DVI-D Dual Link to HDMI Converter and SPDIF Audio
CCN-CH101: RGB YPbPr to HDMI Converter with SPDIF Optical Toslink
CCN-VH101: VGA to HDMI Converter with Audio
CCN-CSH101: Composite S-Video and Audio to HDMI Converter

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sales@comprehensivecable.com.

About Comprehensive

Known as the industry standard for premium cable performance and reliability, Comprehensive has been the leader in professional video, more

NewTek to Give Away $100,000 in Prizes at NAB 2011

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TriCaster TCXD850

NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will give away four TriCaster TCXD850 HD portable live production systems as part of its TriCaster-A-Day Giveaway at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. NAB attendees can find registration postcards on the front of the Show Daily distributed on Monday, April 11, and at the NewTek smart car HD portable live production vehicle parked in front of South Hall. Registration cards will also be available at NewTek Booth SL4514.

Drawings will be held once a day beginning Monday, April 11 through Thursday, April 14. Winners will be notified by email.

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TriCaster TCXD850 User Interface

In addition to the TriCaster-A-Day Giveaway, NewTek will host their annual “Broadcast Minds” event, bringing together some of the most successful digital media strategists in the industry. Panelists will discuss how companies can capitalize on the digital market, effectively. This event will be more

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

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