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Red TX Brings Stunning Audio Quality To The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ New Album Launch

Broadcast sound specialist Red TX was recently commissioned to capture the audio for a very special Red Hot Chili Peppers concert in Cologne, Germany, which was filmed and broadcast live to 1,500 cinemas around the world.

The concert marked the launch of the multi-platinum rock band’s new album, I’m With You, released through Warner Bros. Records on August 29th. The band played the album in its entirety and followed up with some of their greatest hits.

Production company Splinter chose Red-TX to handle the audio component of the project on the basis of its previous good working relationship with the sound specialists. Renowned live sound engineer and Red TX director Tim Summerhayes manned the desk on board Red TX’s new RED II truck and provided a live audio feed that achieved the same quality as the band’s in-studio performance.

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BEXEL BUILDS PRODUCTION SOLUTIONS FOR 9TH SEASON OF EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION

BURBANK, CA, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011—Following its recent success on location for the new reality TV series, “Love in the Wild,” Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has once again teamed up with Lock & Key Productions. For the ninth season of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” the team relied on Bexel to create and provide production solutions more

Sennheiser Shines on the Creative Arts Emmy Red Carpet

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Los Angeles—September 22, 2011: At this year’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards show, audio specialist Sennheiser was tapped to capture the “glamorous? sound bites from the bustling red carpet for one of the entertainment industry’s leading crew-centric magazines, Sound & Picture.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded the 2010-2011 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements at the 63rd Emmy Awards presentation at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Included among the presentations were Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sound Mixing Achievement in a One Hour Comedy or Drama Series and Outstanding Music Composition in a Miniseries, Movie or a Special. For the evening’s events, Sound & Picture looked to the new MKH 8060 shotgun microphone, equipped with the MZD 8000 digital output module, to capture the vibrancy of the red carpet. While the digital microphone more

Powerline Control Systems Announces Upcoming Training Schedule

Northridge, Cal. — September 22, 2011 — Powerline Control Systems, Inc. (PCS), the manufacturer of PulseWorx lighting controls for residential and light commercial applications, and the inventor of Universal Powerline Bus® (UPB®) technology, has announced its upcoming training schedule for the final quarter of 2011.

PCS will hold a series of “hands-on” interactive product training sessions and attend distributor shows throughout the U.S. which will demonstrate the inter-operational methodology of PulseWorx and Mi LightStyle, the lighting control solution that offers control via any Internet connected device (e.g. tablet, smartphone and computer). The curriculum equips integrators with the education and tools necessary to successfully and efficiently install PCS’s award-winning PulseWorx® lighting control product line in retrofit and new construction applications.

“Powerline Control Systems is committed to giving custom integrators the right training and putting them in position to be successful out in the field,” said Scott Klodowski, more

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Red TX Unveils A Brand New Broadcast Audio Recording Vehicle

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Broadcast sound specialist Red TX generated plenty of interest when it officially unveiled its new RED II mobile recording unit at Pinewood Studios before an audience of invited guests from various music and broadcast industry trade associations.

The new truck, which is designed to cater for 3D and 7.1 surround sound productions, enables Red TX to tackle more high quality broadcast productions without the need to outsource. Its innovative design also makes it much easier to mix surround sound audio in a live environment – and it’s a lot more comfortable for the people working on-board.

Ian Dyckhoff, managing director of Red TX, says: “We were hamstrung by only having one truck and were often forced to lease other vehicles to fulfil our obligations. Having a second truck will allow us to increase workflow and offer clients the latest technology more

AVIOM PRO64 DIGITAL SNAKE HELPS REDUCE LABOR, ENSURE SUPERIOR AUDIO QUALITY FOR NEPTUNE PRODUCTIONS, INC.

GLENDALE, CA, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011—Whether it’s during corporate events and outdoor festivals, or the Congressional Medal of Honor ceremony and the President’s Election Night, Neptune Productions, Inc., relies on a Pro64® digital snake from Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®. The Pro64 system helps to ensure superior audio quality, while providing efficiency for several production considerations, including set-up time. more

Christie Achieves World’s First 3D High Frame Rate Alternative Content Demo Using Single DLP Projector at IBC 2011 “Big Screen? Event

Christie® used the occasion of the “IBC Big Screen? theater screenings at RAI Amsterdam last week to deliver the world’s first mass-audience demonstration of a 3D High Frame Rate (HFR) D-Cinema system using a single projector – the Christie Solaria™ Series CP2230 projector – in combination with other currently-available components.
“The RealD XL Cinema System and International Datacasting’s SuperFlex® Pro Cinema™ Event Player (PCEP) are available today, along with Christie’s DLP® projectors, providing cinema owners and content owners with the foundation they need to realize new revenue streams from the projection of “alternative content? sporting and theatrical events in 3D HFR,? said Dr. Don Shaw, director, Product Management, Christie Entertainment Solutions.
Content showing the world-famous Cavalia equestrian production company in action was flawlessly projected in 3D at 60 frames per second (FPS) during Dr. Shaw’s “Exhibitor Considerations for High Frame Rate 3D Technology? seminar, using the aforementioned suppliers and more

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

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