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API TO APPEAR AT ASIAN TRADE SHOWS

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JESSUP, MARYLAND: World-renowned audio equipment manufacturer API is proud to be appearing at both Palm India Expo and Broadcast Asia this June. API’s participation in these popular trade shows is part of the company’s continued efforts to better reach customers in the Asia Pacific region.

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“With excellent distribution partners throughout the region, API is committed to a long term presence in both the Asia Pacific and India,” said Gordon Smart, managing director. “We’re excited that clients from Japan, China, Indonesia, Thailand and India are now using API consoles for their musical productions and are recognizing that the warmth of discrete analog audio truly does make a significant difference in the way audio is recorded and produced. We’re looking forward to visiting our existing clients and partners during these shows and meeting many more current customers and new friends.”

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Montreal’s Percival Molson Memorial Stadium Upgrades Its Audio System With HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays

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NORTHRIDGE, California – Percival Molson Memorial Stadium is a 25,000-seat outdoor football stadium in Montreal, Canada. Owned by McGill University, Molson Stadium is home to the McGill Redmen of the Quebec University Football League and the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. The stadium opened in 1919, and has seen a number of upgrades over the years, most recently with a new audio system featuring HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line arrays and AE Series loudspeakers. Solotech, a systems integrator with eight locations in Canada, the U.S. and China, handled the design and installation.

One side of Molson Stadium contains an overhanging roof, from which Solotech mounted a variety of JBL AE Series loudspeakers, including 16 AM4212/95-WRX weatherized speakers, eight AC2212/95 compact speakers, an AM4200/64-WRX weatherized speaker, seven AL6125-WRX weatherized subwoofers, and four ASB6118 subwoofers. Eight Control 29AV surface-mount more

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HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi4™ Consoles Turn Up the Heat at the X Chili Cook-Off 2011 Music Festival

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RICHMOND, Virginia — The recent X Chili Cook-Off 2011 outdoor music festival combined blazing music with offerings from some of the area’s hottest chili chefs. Held at the Richmond Raceway Complex in Virginia and hosted by radio station 102.1 The X, performers such as Seether, Sick Puppies, 10 Years, Saving Abel and The Dirty Heads, were mixed through two of HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi4 digital consoles, deployed by Soundworks.

The Richmond, Virginia-based Soundworks is a full-service live performance production company that has been providing complete event production services since 1976. For the X Chili Cook-Off 2011, owner Steve Payne deployed his consoles to handle front of house and monitor mixing to support the live sound.

“I’ve been supplying the sound for the X Chili Cook-Off for 10 years, but this was the first time we used our Vi4’s more

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IMS Audio/Visual Supports President Barack Obama Town Hall Meeting With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC®, VRX and SRX Loudspeakers

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NORTHRIDGE, California – President Barack Obama held a recent town hall meeting at Gamesa Technology Corporation in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. The town hall meeting addressed a variety of issues, while focusing largely on reducing foreign oil imports and creating jobs for the future. A high-profile contract for Garnett Valley-based IMS Audio/Visual, the rental company provided a variety of HARMAN JBL Professional loudspeakers for live sound reinforcement including VERTEC® DP Series line arrays supported by VRX and SRX Series systems.

For the meeting, IMS Audio/Visual deployed left/right main arrays, each containing five JBL VERTEC VT4887ADP-DA compact powered line array elements with JBL DrivePack™ technology. For out fill, IMS provided four VRX932LAP constant curvature loudspeakers per side, as well as two SRX712M stage monitors. Signal processing, control and monitoring for the entire system was accomplished via a dbx DriveRack® 4800 Loudspeaker Management System and HiQnet System Architect™ software.

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Haivision’s Katzenoff to Present ‘Unifying IP Video and Digital Signage’ at 2011 AHECTA Conference

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — May 5, 2011 — Haivision, leading provider of the most advanced video networking, digital signage, and IP video distribution solutions, today announced that Scott Katzenoff, the company’s vice president, will be presenting “Unifying IP Video and Digital Signage” at the 2011 AHECTA Conference. Scheduled for 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, the session will examine the converged video delivery model and its benefits within the educational environment. more

BOB KATZ TO PRESENT A FULL-DAY MASTERING SEMINAR IN ROME

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ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLORIDA: With an impressive collection of tools and techniques and an unflagging enthusiasm for great audio, Bob Katz is something of an audio sorcerer. He knows the incantations that can bring a mix back from the dead to not just walk, but to breathe and dance and dream. In a career that is now in its fourth decade, Katz has mastered multiple Grammy-winning albums and authored the authoritative text, Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science. On June 8th, Katz will present a full-day seminar, Bob Till You Drop, in Rome, that will greatly raise the perceptions and increase the skill sets of participants.

The event will take place at Auditorium Della Discoteca Di Stato one day before TC Electronic will hold a two-day mastering seminar in the same space that will feature Katz, George Massenburg, and other mastering luminaries as keynote speakers. The cost of Katz’s more

Powerline Control Systems Announces Upcoming Training Schedule

Northridge, Calif. — May 4, 2011 — Powerline Control Systems, Inc., the inventor of Universal Powerline Bus® technology and developer and manufacturer of lighting control products for residential and commercial markets, has announced its upcoming training schedule for the months of May and June.

PCS will hold a series of product training sessions throughout the U.S. and will also offer custom integrators training opportunities at ADI Expos. Offering two courses each day, Powerline Control Systems’ interactive PulseWorx Certified Training equips integrators with the education and tools they need to successfully and efficiently install PCS’s award-winning lighting control product line in retrofit and new construction applications. Integrators attending the training sessions will be familiarized with PulseWorx UPB technology, lighting solution design, how to manually use UPStart to program a system and how these systems can grow their bottom line.

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Chyron BlueNet(TM) Offers Broadcasters Complete Graphics Creation and Playout Solution

Workflow-Optimizing Solution Leverages Chyron Portfolio to Enable Faster Creation and Delivery of Sophisticated Broadcast Graphics
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NAB Show Goes Live and On-Demand Online with Digital Rapids Transcode Manager and TouchStream

Digital Rapids LogoApril 13, 2011 — NAB Show, Las Vegas, Booth SL6010: Digital Rapids – the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, movie and Web content to wider audiences — is providing the encoding capabilities powering live and on-demand video of the 2011 NAB Show on the official show website, www.nabshow.com. Expanding upon the on-demand content featured on the site during previous events, the NAB Show is for the first time featuring official daily webcasts, live from the show floor. The automated, high-performance Digital Rapids Transcode Manager software is being used in the production of on-demand content for the third consecutive year, while the TouchStream portable live streaming appliance is being used for encoding and streaming of the live webcasts.

Production teams are capturing and editing video throughout the event, including daily highlights packages; feature segments from the exhibition floor; selections from NAB sessions, luncheons and keynotes; interviews and more. The Transcode Manager software transforms the finished video segments into the formats required for online viewing. The resulting high-quality media files are then delivered to content distribution provider Highwinds for on-demand delivery to viewers through the Show’s website. more

Anton/Bauer Sends Contest Winner On Free Trip to NAB 2011

LAS VEGAS, APRIL 11, 2011 – 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, is proud to announce that Gerry Meinders is the lucky winner of an all expenses paid trip to the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Meinders and a guest will receive two complimentary round-trip airfare tickets, three hotel nights and two free passes to attend the broadcast industry’s largest show. more

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