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ANTON/BAUER RECOGNIZES FUTURE TALENT WITH SPONSORSHIP AND AWARDS FOR SKILLSUSA TV PRODUCTION COMPETITION WINNERS

LEESBURG, VA, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011—In its latest effort to help provide training and professional opportunities for students, Anton/Bauer®, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, recently awarded the winners of the 2011 SkillsUSA TV Production Competition each with the ElipZ 10K Battery System and EledZ portable LED lighting package. more

Fashion Icon Bruce Weber Chooses Christie MicroTiles at New York Fashion Week Launch Party

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The crème de la crème of the fashion world were in New York City for Fashion Week and Christie® MicroTiles® were front and center at iconic photographer and filmmaker Bruce Weber’s launch party on September 8 for Fashion’s Night Out, celebrating his new website (launching October 10) and movie.
Weber, known for his imaginative advertising campaign work with Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Versace and Abercrombie & Fitch, among others, wanted his evocative film to reveal his message with clarity – and Weber chose Christie MicroTiles, with Christie Managed Services assisting with the installation. Surrounded by steel girders, rivets and lighting fixtures – generating an industrial backdrop – the five tall by five wide MicroTiles array (5 feet 4 inches high by 6 feet 4 inches wide) blended stylishly into the architecture, maximizing the impact of the content and providing the color more

ANTON/BAUER AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO ASPIRING CINEMATOGRAPHERS AT MAINE MEDIA WORKSHOPS

ROCKPORT, ME, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011Anton/Bauer®, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, recently awarded scholarships for two students to each attend one of Maine Media’s world-renowned film and video workshops. This is just one of the many ways Anton/Bauer is increasing its commitment to education, helping students and young professionals achieve their professional goals while educating them on the importance of using quality, reliable and professional gear.

As a long-time sponsor and educational partner of Maine Media Workshops (MMW), which help build dynamic educational communities that foster creative vision, craftsmanship and expression in the media arts, Anton/Bauer awarded scholarships to Alyce Ornella and Elizabeth Casinelli, covering the tuition for each student as they attend a one-week digital video production workshop in 2011. By attending specialized seminars, students at more

Yamaha Audioversity Resounding Success

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯The second Audioversity Expo held by Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. in Las Vegas during late August was deemed an unequivocal success by the more than 500 attendees. The specialized event was catered toward audio professionals and those interested in gaining an in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of all Yamaha Commercial Audio and NEXO products. “It was clear that Audioversity provided invaluable lessons for many that are still gaining basic digital knowledge, but also those craving more mixing tips and techniques,? states Audioversity presenter Monty Lee Wilkes, and front of house engineer for such artists as the Scissor Sisters and the Replacements.

The event featured digital mixer training seminars, panel discussions with leading industry professionals like Neil Diamond front of house engineer, Stan Miller and Diamond recording and monitor engineer Bernie Becker, A-1 Audio’s Al Siniscal, Martina McBride monitor engineer Robert “Bull?, and Monty Lee Wilkes. “I more

At Harry Potter Premier in New York City, K-array Loudspeakers Deliver Clear Audio Quality during Lincoln Center Red Carpet Event

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NEW YORK – September 13, 2011: At the premier of blockbuster movie “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2? — which took place at New York’s Lincoln Center Plaza on July 11th — K-array’s Redline series of loudspeakers were on hand to ensure that VIPs, international media and invited guests could hear things loud and clear. The event, which required intelligible audio in three distinct areas including the red carpet area, the tented VIP area and all along the Plaza and Broadway, employed the entire family of Sennheiser-distributed K-array Redline series loudspeakers, including the KR100S, KR200S and KR400S.

Lou Mannarino, veteran audio engineer, sound designer and president of NY-based L&M Sound and Light, knew that K-array was the only loudspeaker that could fit the bill given the unique challenges that the outdoor event presented: achieving outstanding audio quality at more

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KanexPro Introduces Cube Up™ 4×1 HDMI Switcher with 2D to 3D Converter

Cube Up™ 4×1 HDMI Switcher with 2D to 3D Converter

An all-in-one solution designed to switch four HDMI sources such as a Blu-ray player, satellite box, game console or a media PC to your HD display and subsequently convert the content from your 2D sources to 3D for viewing it on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors. This HD switcher features real-time hardware conversion of 2D content to 3D during playback.

It provisions full 3D (all formats) such as side-by-side, top-by-bottom, 3D frame-packing & 3D page-flip with HD 1080p and multi-channel audio. The CubeUp is fully compliant with HDCP, EDID and CEC. The built-in scaler provides up scaling of DVD quality video to full HD 1080p resolution, supporting color depth to 12-bits per more

131st AES Convention Tech Tours Personify NY’s Audio Diversity

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From $36 Million DiMenna Center to Sear Sound & Brooklynphono

NEW YORK: No city personifies diversity like New York. The multiplicity of recording and performing options here would be hard to match in any of the world’s great cities. AES 131st Convention Committee Chair Jim Anderson reports that Technical Tour Chair Lou Manno and Joel Spector of the AES NY Section have developed a series of tours, which dramatically illustrate the scope of NYC’s thriving pro audio community. “There is so much going on in this town that the most difficult part of the job is making a final choice,” Anderson says. “Lou and Joel have clearly got their fingers on the pulse of the city. Their selections should be of great interest to our attendees.”

AES CONVENTION TECHNICAL TOURS INCLUDE:

THE DIMENNA CENTER FOR CLASSICAL MUSIC: This more

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BEXEL TEAMS UP WITH THE CAMERA STORE AND AUTOSCRIPT TO PROVIDE BROADCAST SUPPORT DURING 2012 SUMMER GAMES

AMSTERDAM, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011—With the 2012 Summer Olympic games set to commence next July, Vitec Group brands Bexel, The Camera Store (TCS) and Autoscript have announced a partnership that will offer clients a local support center at TCS and Autoscript’s Twickenham, West London headquarters throughout the 17-day event. more

Community Outfits Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center

Tractor Square Dancing in the PA Farm Show Large Arena

Tractor Square Dancing in the PA Farm Show Large Arena

Situated on 60 acres in the heart of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center is an impressive venue whose immense 11-building complex includes three arenas, seven exposition halls, and a banquet hall, all designed by Bala Cynwyd, PA-based Converse Winkler Architecture. With nearly one million square feet of indoor floor space, the flexibility of the complex allows it to host a wide range of premier events. In addition to accommodating its namesake Pennsylvania Farm Show, the venue serves as host to more than 200 exhibits and trade shows, numerous meetings and conferences, proms and graduation ceremonies, concerts, sporting events and rodeos, even monster trucks.

With space for up to 5,000 large animals and 10,000 or more visitors at any given time, a powerful, high-quality sound system is a necessity for the complex. Incorporated into the venue is a top-of-the-line audio system featuring nearly 800 Community loudspeakers more

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Digital Rapids’ Advanced Multi-Screen Encoding Solutions Power IBC TV News Web and Mobile Content

Digital Rapids LogoSeptember 2, 2011 — Passfield, UK: Digital Rapids – the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, movie and Web content to wider audiences — announced today that IBC TV News, the official news channel of the IBC conference and exhibition, will again use Digital Rapids’ versatile multi-format encoding systems to transform content for the IBC TV News website and mobile distribution. In addition to on-demand Web and mobile clips, IBC TV News will also feature live streaming of news updates on the Web. A new ‘daily download’ service will also allow IBC attendees to download the latest IBC TV News show at WiFi hotspots within the convention centre.

“IBC TV News is an important part of the IBC experience, showcasing key news for attendees while bringing the highlights and atmosphere of the show to viewers all over the world who are unable to attend in person,” said Clive Vickery, Managing Director, EMEA and Asia at Digital Rapids. “We’re pleased to be working with the IBC TV News team once again to bring their content to their viewers with exceptional quality.” more

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