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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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Mac Conversion Utility Now Available for Roland VR-5

Roland Systems Group (RSG) has released a Mac image converter utility for the popular VR-5 AV Mixer. This newly released software allows users to convert still images, video and audio into and from the format used by the VR-5’s internal SD card-based player and recorder.

The Roland VR-5 is a fully integrated audio mixer, video switcher with built-in recorder/player for live production and web streaming. This unique product combines the power of Roland’s audio and video technology into one unit.

Current formats supported in the VR-5 Conversion software include .avi, .mpg, .wvm, .mp4, .dv, .mov with resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 pixels. Still image conversion support includes .bmp, .jpg, .png with file sizes up to 6400 x 4800 pixels. Audio formats supported for conversion include .wav, .aiff, .mp3 with sampling rates of 44.1 kHz, and 48 kHz.

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TEC Awards Announces Call for Entires, Adds Two New Categories

June 1, 2011—Walnut Creek, CA—The TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio has announced its Call For Entries for the 27th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards®, to be held January 20, 2012, at the NAMM Show in Anaheim. The TEC Awards, the professional audio and sound production industry’s premier awards event, also announced it will inaugurate 2 new awards in the Outstanding Technical Achievement categories: Musical Instrument Amplification & Effects Technology and Amplification Hardware/Studio & Sound Reinforcement. In addition, the category of Digital Converter Technology is being renamed Computer Audio Hardware. The new categories will bring to 19 the number of awards for audio product design.
Musical Instrument Amplification & Effects Technology will include instrument amplifiers, preamp/processing/effects rack units and pedal boards, software amp and effects emulators, pedals, stomp boxes and other related equipment. Amplification Hardware/Studio & Sound Reinforcement will include amplifiers, speaker/monitor management, system controllers, signal distribution, snakes, feedback eliminators, more

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Annapurna Studios Hosts India’s First Demonstration of a Complete ARRI RAW Workflow in Real Time

Leading digital service provider Pure Digital Services and digital film consultancy Light Illusion recently conducted a comprehensive demonstration of a complete ARRI Raw workflow at Annapurna Studios’ new state of the art Digital Intermediate facility in Hyderabad, India.

The demonstration, which was attended by some of India’s top Directors of Photography, was designed to highlight the speed and versatility of collaborative systems coming together to execute smooth real time workflow from ‘Scene to Screen’.

With many DPs now gearing up to shoot ALEXA RAW there is a growing need within the film industry for a thorough understanding of RAW workflow. Light Illusion, which provides specialized consultancy to clients in the fields of Digital Intermediate, Digital Cinematography and Colour Management, was asked to conduct the demonstration at Annapurna Studios after building and installing the new Digital Intermediate Facility, which houses a fully fledged 4K SGO/Mistika DI system in a more

SIM2 Cinema-Quality 3D at the Pride of Hawaii Design Summit 2.0

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L to R: Marco Colindres, principal of Pride of Hawaii, Alberto Fabiano, EVP of SIM2 USA

SIM2 USA is pleased to announce its appearance at the upcoming Pride of Hawaii Design Summit 2.0 on June 3, at the Honolulu Design Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. Taking center stage will be the LUMIS 3D SOLO proudly presented by Alberto Fabiano, Executive VP of SIM2 USA. Pride of Hawaii, principal Marco Colindres, ASID, AIA, and Honolulu Design Center sponsor this event.

“Marco has done an incredible job working with the interior design and architect community in Hawaii, to bring everyone together for this prestigious event,? said Fabiano. “SIM2 will further enhance the event by showcasing cinema-quality 3D with our unique LUMIS 3D SOLO projector displayed on a Stewart projection screen. Thanks to our incredible R&D team, this projector is more

OWI Announces New Product Line Up at InfoComm 2011

OWI Announces New Product Line Up at InfoComm 2011

The audio leader offers solutions ranging from ENERGY STAR® Rated/Energy Verified Audio Amplifiers and Space-Saving 4-Channel Audio Mixers, to fully integrated Infrared Wireless Microphone Systems and more

At InfoComm 2011, the largest and most comprehensive pro-AV event in the world, OWI, a leader in audio equipment, will unveil its latest new product line up. AV pros and the organizations they serve will find a range of solutions offered from ENERGY STAR® Rated/Energy Verified Audio Amplifiers and Space-Saving 4-Channel Audio Mixers, to low cost Low Voltage Surface Mount Self-Amplified Speaker Systems and two-frequency wireless Pendant microphones that fully integrate with an Infrared Wireless Microphone System.

ENERGY STAR® Rated / Energy Verified Audio Amplifiers
For AV pros looking for a high efficiency, priority override paging, intelligent monitoring audio amplifier, OWI introduces its AMP-1SGRN “Green? Amplified Speaker Amplifier with Priority Audio more

Soundcheck Supplies HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays For 70,000 at Justin Bieber Concert in the Philippines

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NORTHRIDGE, California –Veteran concert sound supplier Soundcheck of Manila provided a massive HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system for Justin Bieber’s recent concert at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, the country’s premier venue for large-scale events. The show, part of Bieber’s “My World? tour which has spanned the globe since kicking off in June 2010, drew a total of 70,000 fans.

Providing complete audio services for one of the country’s most-anticipated pop music events in recent history, Soundcheck deployed a total of 72 VERTEC midsize line array elements, arranged in main left-right arrays of 16 each along with two eight-element out-fill arrays and additional signal-delayed arrays. The system was a mix of VT4888 and powered VT4888DP-DA units equipped with JBL DrivePack® technology and JBL’s new DPDA (Digital Audio) input modules with BSS Omnidrive HD™ processing. To establish a significant more

Soundcraft Vi6™ Consoles On Duty at Europe’s Largest AIDS Charity

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VIENNA, Austria – Taking place each May in Vienna since 1993, Life Ball is Europe’s largest AIDS charity event and this year once again featured a star-studded cast of artistes and VIPs, with the theme dedicated to the element of air under the slogan, “Spread the Wings of Tolerance.?

Leading the party and joining the 20,000-30,000 revelers in the Rathausplatz, outside Vienna’s City Hall were Janet Jackson, former US President Bill Clinton and Brooke Shields. Aside from music, fashion was also high on the agenda, and among the guests was world-famous designer, Vivian Westwood.

TV stations from all over the world attended, and for the main outdoor show audio coverage needed to extend across a distance of almost 200 meters (via three speaker delay lines) to the back of the Square. Handling the sound mix was a pair of more

Sennheiser’s Installed Sound Academy to Visit Denver, Detroit, St. Louis and Oklahoma City

OLD LYME, CT — May 24, 2011: Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it will be offering its Installed Sound Academy Seminar in four major U.S. cities this summer and fall. The single day seminar, which focuses on key practices, topics and trends in the installed sound/systems integration business, will be presented in Lafayette, Colorado, on Wednesday, June 1, 2011; Detroit, Michigan, on Thursday, July 14, 2001; St. Louis, Missouri, on Wednesday, August 24, 2011; and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, October 25, 2011.

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Modeled after Sennheiser’s highly acclaimed RF wireless and studio recording Sound Academy seminars, the session will be led by Sennheiser veterans Kent Margraves and Eric Reese and offer valuable renewal credit toward CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) re-certification. In addition, attendees will learn or refresh their skills through classroom and demonstrative instruction on the following topics:

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Tecom Brings HD to Classrooms

TechPod HD Lectern

Introducing the World’s First HD Audio Visual Lecterns, the TechPod HD
New York – 23 May 2011 - A pioneer in the development of high-tech lecterns, Tecom shakes the industry by introducing the world’s first high definition lectern, the TechPod HD, to Universities and Colleges.

Tecom’s newest and most advanced lectern features high definition resolution support, a new Hewlett Packard PC with high-resolution digital outputs, a wide screen interactive display, and a higher resolution document camera offering both capture and record capabilities.

The most sophisticated lectern on the market, the TechPod HD has a newly designed internal structure which includes a 19? rack space, and is built to support any additional equipment that may be required in the room – stable and standard, suited for installations worldwide.

Another new addition to the design is the TechPod’s cabling system functions which now support any type of more

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