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LYNX Technik to Debut yellobrik HDMI to SDI Converters at IBC 2011

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LYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces is expanding its yellobrik series with the launch of HDMI to SDI converters at IBC 2011 stand 8.E24. The two new yellobriks are:
• CHD 1812 – HDMI to SDI Converter with an integrated Frame Synchronizer
• CHD 1802 – HDMI to SDI Converter

The new yellobriks convert HDMI video into broadcast quality SDI video, supporting SD, HD, and 3G-SDI. They also support 3D video formats. more

X2O Media Serves Up an Ace With X2O Rogers Cup Experience BlackBerry(R) PlayBook(TM) App

Interactive Tablet App Provides Live Video of Matches, Player Profiles, Twitter Updates, and More to VIP Tennis Tournament Fans

MONTREAL — Aug. 12, 2011 — X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional visual communication applications, today introduced the X2O Rogers Cup Experience tablet app for the BlackBerry(R) PlayBook(TM). Available to select VIP fans attending the Rogers Cup tennis tournament presented by National Bank in Toronto and Montreal, the unique application offers a number of powerful features to create a more visually exciting, informative, and interactive tournament experience, all at the touch of a finger. more

Bring the Noisettes! Indie Rock Band Chooses HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi1™ Digital Console for Their Current Festival Tour

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LONDON, United Kingdom — “Our aim is to prove that pop music can still be alternative and exciting,? declares singer Shingai Shoniwa of British indie rock band the Noisettes. Along with guitarist Dan Smith, the Noisettes have been shaking up crowds across the United States and Europe with their incendiary live shows and rowdy mix of rock, funk, pop, soul and other less-categorizable sounds. The band has released two albums, What’s the Time, Mr. Wolf? and Wild Young Hearts with a third due out in the spring of 2012.

The Noisettes are playing at festivals throughout the summer, using a Soundcraft Vi1 digital live sound console for monitor mixing along with a Soundcraft Compact Stagebox. “The challenges for our monitor engineer, Simon Panos, are quite demanding for this tour,? notes Bryony October, front of house engineer and production manager for the more

Arrive Systems Establishes Rep Channel with BP Marketing and Symco, Inc.

Atlanta, GA– August 9, 2011 – Arrive® Systems Inc., a global leader in innovative, sustainable and integrated AV/IT communications solutions is pleased to announce the signing of BP Marketing Group and Symco, Inc., as part of their manufacturer representative team. Arrive Systems engaged in the strategic partnership to enable AV dealers and system integrators to utilize the best of the companies’ core strengths: expertise in audio visual, video conferencing, and information technology. Through leveraging competencies of respective organizations, coordinating marketing sales and service activities, Arrive Systems will be able to fulfill the needs and specifications particular to Green and Netcentric AV.

BP Marketing group is one of the top manufacturer’s representative companies in the country serving a 17-state region in Central U.S. including MN, WI, MI, OH, KY, IN, IL, MO, IA, KS, NE, CO, UT, WY, AZ, SD and ND. Symco, Inc. is a leading Manufacturer Rep more

Califone® Launches PA419 iPhone/iPod-Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

Califone PA419 iPhone/iPod-Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

Califone PA419 iPhone/iPod-Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

SAN FERNANDO, Calif., August 9, 2011 – Califone® International, Inc. (www.califone.com), a leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of A/V products and accessories since 1947, is proud to announce the launch of the PA419 Wireless Portable PA System. Now shipping with an MSRP of $999, the versatile PA419 comes equipped with an Apple-approved iPhone/iPod docking station (an increasingly sought-after feature, according to a recently released survey).

“The PA419 is the ultimate all-in-one portable PA system, making it perfect for a plethora of applications, whether indoors or outdoors,? said Tim Ridgway, VP marketing of Califone. “With the enormous amount of small, portable, and easily accessible digital media devices and mediums available today, the versatile PA419 boasts an iPod/iPhone dock, a USB Media more

D.A.S. STATE-OF-THE-ART SOUND SYSTEM AT MABEE CENTER’S JOHNSTON THEATRE

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A performance during the Miss Oklahoma Pageant.

Tulsa, OK – August 2011… Since 1975, Tulsa’s Mabee Center has been the site of the annual Miss Oklahoma Pageant. Located on the beautiful campus of Oral Roberts University, Mabee Center is also the home of the Golden Eagles men’s’ and women’s’ basketball teams and serves as the area’s primary venue for concerts, business conferences, seminars, and other special events. This year’s Miss Oklahoma Pageant and its sibling event, Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen were, as in years past, talent-filled spectacles that contributed more than $2M in scholarship funds to the contestants. To ensure robust music reproduction and the finest speech intelligibility possible, the Mabee Center staff pulled out all the stops with its deployment of a robust sound reinforcement system drawn from the catalog of D.A.S. Audio. more

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BEXEL SETS UP PIZZA HUT PARK FOR A WIN WITH FIBER OPTICS POWERPLAY

FRISCO, TX, AUGUST 9, 2011—Continuing with the company’s commitment to provide unparalleled engineering and technical support for large sporting and entertainment venues, Bexel recently completed a fiber optics and Triax overhaul at Pizza Hut Park, home to Major League Soccer (MLS) team FC Dallas. Pizza Hut Park needed a significant upgrade and Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, responded more

Dublin’s Oxegen Festival Brings Music to the Masses with Blackmagic Design’s ATEM Production Switcher

Blackmagic Design today announced that Blackmagic Design’s ATEM 1 M/E Production Switcher was used at Ireland’s biggest music festival, Oxegen Festival in Dublin. more

KanexPro Touts HDMI 1.4 Switcher with Ethernet and 3D Support

At CEDIA EXPO booth 3765, KanexPro is launching a brand new, ultra-fast 4×1 HDMI Switcher (HDHEACSW4) with support for Ethernet and Audio Return Channel (HEAC). Engineered with InstaPort ™ Technology, SI’s & consumers will no longer experience a four to seven second delay – and a long black screen – when switching between source devices connected to their projectors or HDTVs. The technology enables immediate access to content by reducing HDMI port switching time and perform the HDCP authorization routine immediately upon connecting the device.

As an added feature, this switcher provides ARC- Audio Return Channel, which allow televisions with built-in tuners to transmit audio from the TV to an A/V receiver. Perfect for old and existing A/V receivers that does not support ARC. HDTV resolutions up to 1080p/60 with 12-bit Color depth and PC resolutions up to 1920×1200 are maintained together with stereo or multi-channel digital audio. more

DK-Technologies Sponsors IBC 2011 Conference Session – Audio Loudness: Get It Right From The Start

DK-Technologies is shinning a spotlight on Audio Loudness at this year’s IBC Convention by hosting a special seminar, in conjunction with IBC, entitled Audio Loudness: Get it Right From The Start.

As the only IBC event dedicated to this hugely important topic, DK-Technologies is anticipating plenty of interest from broadcasters who are anxious to learn how new loudness legislation will impact on them.

The seminar takes place on Saturday, September 10th, from 14.30 – 16.00 in RAI Conference room G102. A panel of experts will explode some of the myths that have sprung up around audio loudness and give practical help and advice on how to deal with this issue. more

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