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Boston Ballet Acquires Soundcraft Vi1™ Digital Mixing Console

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BOSTON, Massachusetts — Founded in 1963, the Boston Ballet has become one of the leading dance companies in the world. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Barry Hughson, the Company maintains an internationally acclaimed repertoire and the Boston Ballet School, the largest ballet school in North America. The Boston Ballet recently upgraded its audio system, including the installation of a Soundcraft Vi1 digital mixing console.

Talamas Broadcast Equipment of Newton, Massachusetts provided the Soundcraft Vi1 console in time for the recent holiday production of ‘The Nutcracker.’ “We required a console that could handle a number of diverse elements including mixing the chorus and orchestra, and splitting the live feed for archiving,? said Nick Jabour of Talmas Broadcast Equipment. “We looked at various consoles and found that the Vi1 more

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS STUDENT SHANE KANTER RECEIVES NCAC STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD

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NCAC Immediate Past President Russ Berger presents University of Kansas Architecture graduate student Shane Kantor with the one of the organization’s first four Student Travel Awards.

The National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) announced that Shane Kanter of Leawood, KS, a student in the University of Kansas’ Architecture Master’s program is one of the first four recipients of the organization’s new Student Travel Award. Kanter received $500 in travel assistance to present his technical paper, “Architectural Acoustics and Noise: Acoustics of Green Buildings,? at the 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), which took place May 23-27 in Seattle, WA. more

RPI STUDENT PHILIP ROBINSON RECEIVES NCAC STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD

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NCAC Immediate Past President Russ Berger presents Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Architectural Acoustics undergraduate student Philip Robinson with the one of the organization’s first four Student Travel Awards.

The National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) announced that Philip Robinson of Gallup, NM, a student in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Architectural Acoustics undergraduate program, is one of the first four recipients of the organization’s new Student Travel Award. Robinson received $500 in travel assistance to present his technical paper, “Quantitative and Qualitative Effects of Diffusion in Rooms,? at the 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), which took place May 23-27 in Seattle, WA. more

Experience Unified Communications in Any Environment with AVI-SPL at InfoComm

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AVI-SPL, the largest global integrator of Pro AV, video conferencing and telepresence systems, will appear at the industry’s biggest show of the year – InfoComm 2011 in Orlando, Fla., June 15-17, 2011. Exhibiting at booth #1679, AVI-SPL will demonstrate the advantages of unified communications in any environment, including corporate, education and healthcare.

In 2010, AVI-SPL completed more than 3,500 integration projects across the country and the world for a diverse set of clients, environments and communication needs. The following projects were recently completed and illustrate the experience of unified communications.

AVI-SPL’s Ft. Lauderdale office worked with Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton to install the latest communications technology into the school’s new College of Engineering & Computer Science facility. The 97,000-square-foot structure opened in 2010 and infuses the university’s “green” principles, leading the way as the first academic building in the State of Florida designed and more

Dealers Can Receive Discounts on Powerline Control Systems Products at Hawaiian BBQ Events

Cheesy Hawaiian shirt and bib are optional

Northridge, Cal. — June 9, 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 that dealers will have the opportunity to purchase Powerline Control Systems’ products at seven Hawaiian-themed BBQs, coordinated by western regional sales representative Pro Sales Rep, to be held at ADI branches this summer.

Visitors to the booth will have an opportunity to enter a raffle for the SPK1, a starter package that’s great for a super simple lighting control installation, which is a great product for those just learning how simple a PulseWorx lighting system installation and control can be. Dealers will also be able to demo the new Mi LightStyle product, an independent, cost-effective hardware/software package that allows system control by more

AVIOM PERSONAL MIXERS KEEP SETUP, REHEARSALS SMOOTH FOR DENMARK’S SOUNDCREW LIVE PRODUCTION

FARUM, DENMARK, JUNE 7, 2011—For Christian Behrens, owner and engineer of SoundCrew Live Production, Aviom Personal Mixers have been the perfect solution to help minimize volume and ease production setup for countless projects—from concerts and musicals to corporate events. more

Eggs & Bulbs Adds Soundcraft Si Compact For Hyde Park UEFA Champions League Build Up

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LONDON, United Kingdom – German sound engineer Martin Stoll has purchased a Soundcraft Si Compact 24 digital console to add to the growing inventory of his production company, Bavarian-based Eggs & Bulbs GmbH.

Already a Vi6 user, the experienced sound man has been involved with the Schule für Rundfunktechnik (School for Radio Technology), which was set up in Nuremburg, since as far back as 1985. Seven years later he formed Martin Stoll Audio Production, which was renamed Eggs & Bulbs in 1997, and is today based in nearby Fürth.

Having familiarized himself with digital mixing at an early stage he was seeking a platform “with everything on board — at a good price? specifically to run the UEFA Champions Festival 2011 at Speaker’s Corner in London’s Hyde Park — a week-long celebration of football leading up to the UEFA Champions more

Meeting Services, Inc. Supports California State University San Marcos’ 2011 Spring Commencement With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays

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Meeting Services, Inc. provided a JBL VERTEC line array system for the spring commencement at California State University San Marcos.

NORTHRIDGE, California — Highlighting a return to the California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) campus for the school’s spring commencement, San Diego-based Meeting Services, Inc. deployed a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system for the class of 2011 celebration. More than 20,000 graduates, faculty, staff, family and friends were in attendance for the University’s 20th commencement, which had returned to the University’s campus after having been staged at local fairgrounds over the past decade.

Meeting Services, Inc. was contracted to supply a complete audio solution for an outdoor event taking place in the middle of a quarter-mile athletic track on campus, that would not only impress those in attendance, but also those watching the event more

NDR Employs Jünger Audio’s NEW T*AP Processor During the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest

Jünger Audio’s T*AP Television Audio Processor played a key part in helping German public broadcaster NDR deliver stunning audio from the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest.

More than 100 million people worldwide tuned in to watch the contest, which took place in the Arena in Düsseldorf and was won by Azerbaijan contestants Nigar Jamal and Eldat Gasimov. Traditionally, the national public broadcaster of the country hosting the competition is responsible for the broadcast. This year the task fell to NDR, which handled the production in close cooperation with the EBU and over 40 participating Member Broadcasters from across Europe.

Based in Hamburg, Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) is a public radio and television broadcaster that transmits to audiences in Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Schleswig-Holstein. NDR is also a member of the ARD consortium.
Ulli Fricke, sound engineer from NDR and Head of Sound at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, who more

Sennheiser to Co-Sponsor Nashville-Based Charity Event, “Music City Gives Back,” in Wake of Recent Storms

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OLD LYME, Conn. – June 3, 2011: Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it is a co-sponsor of “Music City Gives Back,” a free concert event that will take place in downtown Nashville on Tuesday, June 7. Headlined by country star Rodney Atkins, the concert kicks off a week of music, fun and giving sponsored by Sennheiser, Carl Black Chevrolet, Coca Cola, Crown Royal, GAC, Tempus Jets and WSIX. Proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, directed through the Nashville CVB foundation Music City, Inc.

Sennheiser will park its Sound Tour bus on-site to give music fans the opportunity to get a firsthand look at what it is like to live life on the road while experiencing Sennheiser’s latest headphone offerings. In addition to a multi-Grammy nominee more

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