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RTS ADAM Matrix Raises the Bar for Emergency Operations Center Communications in Houston

Houston, TX A new RTS ADAM matrix system installation at the City of Houston Emergency Operations Center has raised the bar for mission critical communications in EOC applications. The heart of a supremely flexible and user-friendly intercom system that links the Houston EOC with all appropriate city, regional and federal departments and agencies, the ADAM system was supplied and installed by Bill McKee of Broadcast Technical Services, with manufacturer support from Britt Bowers of Telex RTS. As Terry Moore, who manages the systems at Houston EOC, says, the one word that best describes this installation is “interoperability.â€? more

RTS Intercom Shoots for the STARS

El Segundo, CA The Spacelift Telemetry Acquisition & Reporting System (STARS) was developed to improve Aerospace’s day-of-launch support and post-flight analysis. Rather than send 40 engineers to the launch site (Cape Canaveral or Vandenberg AFB), the idea was to bring the data to them so they can perform “independent” analysis. STARS was impressed by the voice quality and flexibility of an RTS installation in another high-profile private aerospace facility, and they soon followed suit. Bruce Mau, a communications expert at STARS, describes how RTS intercom helps make launch day a success at STARS: more

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Congressional Support Grows For White Spaces Wireless Microphone Interests

Shure Applauds Widening Call For Thorough Evaluation

NILES, IL, October 22, 2007 — With official news that the FCC has rescinded its October deadline for issuing new regulations governing use of the hotly-contested “White Spaces” within the TV spectrum, Shure Incorporated‘s President and CEO Sandy LaMantia lauded the continuing efforts of a growing bipartisan group on Capitol Hill lending its support to wireless microphone interests. more

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Williams Sound Introduces the PPA R1600 FM Remote Speaker

EDEN PRAIRIE – Williams Sound is pleased to announce that it has begun shipping the PPA R1600 FM Remote Speaker to commercial sound markets.

Many facilities use remote office space or meeting rooms for daily activities, but are unable to take advantage of audio services due to audio cable being difficult to install. The R1600 FM remote speaker helps to solve this problem. The speaker will pick up the broadcast of an audio service wirelessly from any Williams Sound transmitter operating on 72-76 MHz. No unsightly audio cables to run; no complicated installation. The speaker simply plugs into an available AC outlet and the volume of the audio program can be adjusted to a comfortable listening level. The speaker is ideal for an office, nursery, cry room, rehearsal room, or any remote location where the participants need to listen or monitor the audio service. more

Polycom HDX Series named Top-Ranked HD Solution

PLEASANTON, Calif. – Oct. 29, 2007 – Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), the world‘s leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, today announced the Polycom HDX platform was named the best high definition (HD) video conferencing solution by Wainhouse Research in a head-to-head comparison with competing systems from Tandberg and LifeSize. The Polycom HDX series received top marks in eight out of 10 categories, including video quality, audio quality, and multimedia performance, as well as HD and SD (standard definition) interoperability, camera quality and performance, user interface and content-sharing performance (H.239). more

Polycom Enhances ReadiVoice Conferencing Platform

PLEASANTON, Calif. and BOSTON, VON CONFERENCE & EXPO (booth 629) – Oct. 29, 2007 – Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), the world‘s leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, today announced the availability of ReadiVoiceÂŽ 4.0, adding greater scalability, reliability and operational efficiency to the world‘s most widely used solution for on-demand audio conferencing services. Leveraging the new IMS-compliant Polycom Proxias™ application server and development environment, ReadiVoice 4.0 is optimized for the unique technical requirements and operational complexities of on-demand, carrier-grade conferencing services and can help service providers grow and protect audio conferencing revenue and reduce operational costs. The Polycom Proxias platform helps service providers cost-effectively deploy additional highly scalable, revenue-generating rich media conferencing services. more

Sony Unveils High-Definition PTZ Video Camera for Remote Applications

PARK RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 25, 2007 – Sony is expanding its line of high-definition, pan-tilt-zoom cameras with the BRC-Z700 model. This new camera is designed for an array of remote acquisition applications, including point-of-view for live broadcasting, distance learning, image magnification, event videography and others.
The camera can display images onto a large screen in houses of worship, auditoriums, teaching hospitals, corporate boardrooms, and at sporting events, trade shows, and concerts. It can also be used for distance-learning applications in which clear, high-definition images need to be projected onto electronic whiteboards during a presentation, for example. more

K-Sun LABELShopÂŽ BEE3™Is One Sweet Deal for Wire Identification

K-Sun LABELShopÂŽBEE3™K-Sun Corporation, Somerset, WI

K-Sun‘s new industrial yellow and black 3-in-1 label, bar code and heat shrink tube printer is called the K-Sun LABELShopÂŽ BEE3™. This portable thermal transfer printer works harder than a hive of bees to professionally label, bar code and heat shrink tube identify thousands of electrical, wire and cable items wherever a durable, adhesive-backed label is needed. The printer is backed with a full three-year unconditional warranty. more

TecNec Distributing Introduces New Female to Female TOSLINK Barrel D-Series Chassis Mount

RE-TOSBLSAUGERTIES, N.Y. — October 19, 2007TecNec, a worldwide distributor of Professional Video, Audio, Multimedia, Digital and A/V Equipment and Accessories related to the Broadcast, Prosumer and Home Theater Markets, today announced the availability of the new TecNec Female to Female TOSLINK Barrel D-Series Chassis Mount Connector. The RE-TOSBL is a TOSLINK Panel Mount Adapter that is designed to mount in a standard D Style Punch. more

New Polycom HDX 8000 Series Announced

Oct. 15, 2007 – Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), the world‘s leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, today announced new solutions and technologies to mainstream high definition (HD) video conferencing across organizations and applications. The new Polycom HDX™ 8000 series delivers UltimateHD™ to small and medium-sized conference rooms with unrivaled quality and performance. Polycom also unveiled new patent-pending Lost Packet Recovery technology that provides breakthrough QoS for IP networks and makes video conferencing more viable for home office workers, remote offices and field applications. more

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