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Archive of the Government Category

PRG PROVIDES ‘CAPITOL’ SOUND IN DC ON THE 4TH

a-capitol-fourth-pat-baltzell-surrounds-himself-with-yamaha-consoles.JPGBUENA PARK, Calif.⎯A Capitol Fourth 2009, the Independence Day concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, featured a star-studded cast including Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow, Vanessa Williams, Natasha Bedingfield, the cast of Jersey Boys, Michael Feinstein, and classical pianist Andrew von Oeyen with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of America’s prince of pops Erich Kunzel. Jimmy Smits hosted the 29th annual event that was broadcast on PBS and produced by Michael Colbert and Capital Concerts, Inc. Over 400,000 people were in attendance with millions who watched nationwide. more

VMP Launches PM-LP Universal Yokeless Low Profile Projector Mount

STEVENSVILLE, Md., July 23, 2009 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, CI, commercial, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will launch its new PM-LP Universal Yokeless Low Profile Projector Mount at the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth 825. more

Dugan Announces Firmware Updates For Automatic Mixing Controller Models E and E-1

San Francisco, California — Dan Dugan Sound Design has released firmware updates containing new internal programs for the Model E and Model E-1 Automatic Mixing Controllers. Dugan says the updates contain an important “bug fix? as well as improved routines for connecting to a computer. more

SI Exhibits New Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE Projection Screen at 2009 CEDIA Expo

SI’s Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE projection screenAustin, Texas, July 22, 2009 – SI (www.sicreens.com) is proud to announce that it will exhibit the new Reference Series Black Diamond™ II CURVE projection screen during the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth 1137. The Black Diamond II CURVE is currently shipping.

“SI’s new CURVE Reference Fixed frame gives you the most immersive experience available,? said Ryan Gustafson, SI Screens president. “Curved screens have distinct advantages over common ‘flat’ screens, especially in installations where the throw is very short (1.6 or less) and pincushion distortion becomes an issue. With up to a 30 percent wider viewing angle, SI’s new Black Diamond II CURVE Reference Fixed frames give viewers the most immersive experience available.? more

WIREWORKS LUMAVUE CUSTOM PANELS BUILDS ON-SITE INTEGRATOR AWARENESS

Vanity PlateHILLSIDE, NJ — AV racks serve as an organizational tool and a means to showcase the high-end audio and video gear installed, yet the name of the company that spec’ed and installed all the gear is nowhere in sight. Through Wireworks LumaVue Custom Panels, integrators now have an avenue to brand their work. LumaVue panels can serve as both connection panels and identification plates with custom engraving including company name, logo and contact info.

Ideal for a wide range of applications within the AV industry, the new, first-to-market, custom panels can be rear illuminated for instant identification and are the perfect solution for use in a wide range of locations where there is limited visibility. Since each panel is custom-made, design possibilities for Wireworks LumaVue Custom Panels and Plates are unlimited and allow for virtually any wording, numbering, identification, diagram, symbol, graphic and corporate logo to be permanently imprinted. more

STARBAK ADDS HIGH DEFINITION DIGITAL SIGNAGE TO ITS GLOBALLY DEPLOYED ENTERPRISE VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORM

New HD Display Engine Enables Global Enterprises to Extend Video Communications Reach to Common Areas Including Campuses, Factory Floors, Cafeterias, and Lobbies

BURLINGTON, MA — July 20, 2009 — Starbak, the leading provider of enterprise video portals and integrated networks for the Education, Corporate, Healthcare and Government markets, today announced the availability of a new Display Engine, offering HD (High Definition) support to its digital signage application. The new HD Display Engine, available with Starbak’s award-winning V3 platform, enables organizations to extend their existing desktop-based video communications to reach audiences in high traffic, common areas. Leading organizations including Lockheed Martin and Westpac Bank have already deployed Starbak’s Digital Signage network to provide passive viewing of training classes, public service announcements, CEO addresses, and other vital corporate communications. By deploying digital signage as part of an integrated video communications platform, organizations can leverage the same Starbak solution in use for employee video training and video streaming of corporate meetings, to provide centrally controlled displays at multiple branches or locations. more

SI Screens Launches Updated Projection Screen Website

www.sicreens.comAustin, Texas, July 15, 2009 – SI (www.sicreens.com) is proud to announce that it has launched its upgraded projection screen website and that it is now live. more

Quad-Head Displays now supported with IHSEusa’s DVXi Series of KVM Extenders

Monroe, NJ – July 15, 2009 – IHSEusa,LLC, a leading provider of DVI and KVM extender solutions has released their new DVXi Quad-Head Extender for KVM signals over CATx or Fiber. Offered in a 1RU chassis, the DVXi Quad-Head supports a variety of signals including DVI-D, PS2, USB-HID, Audio and RS232. The Quad-Head supports DVI-D video resolutions up to 1920X1200 @60Hz for each channel and includes a loop-through video connection at the local unit for diagnostics or monitoring requirements. Additionally, the DVXi Quad-Head can be configured to support USB 2.0 and/or CWDM fiber optic technology. more

Compix Streamlines Video Production for U. S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

IRVINE, Calif. — June 7, 2009 — Compix, a leading developer of broadcast-quality character generators (CGs), announced today that the video department at the United States Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center (USACR/Safety Center) is using the company’s rugged, cost-effective ConverG1 HD single-channel CG for fast, flexible production of staged events and conferences. Installed in an HD mobile production unit, the ConverG1 HD allows video staff to incorporate graphics and lower thirds into live production on the fly and, in turn, make event coverage available on DVD and via the Web with minimal turnaround time. more

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The New Labyrinth Of Sciences And Arts Museum In Mexico Chooses Harkness Screens

labyrinth-of-sciences-and-the-arts-museum-3d-theater-in-san-luis-potosi-mexico.jpgHarkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for entertainment venues, was the screen of choice at the newly opened Labyrinth of Sciences and Arts Museum in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. The museum, which features a 31 x 17 foot Harkness Spectral 240 3D screen and MF Wrap-round frame for a film that is part of its Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia exhibit, opened to rave reviews. more

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