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Archive of the Green/Sustainability Category

SENNHEISER GOES GREEN AT OSHEAGA

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MONTRÉAL, CANADA – AUGUST 2010: It’s debatable whether humanity will be done with fossil fuels in twenty years or in two hundred, but it’s inevitable that sooner or later that day will arrive. Of course, there’s no telling what kind of music will be popular then, but humankind’s affinity for the sounds that move both feet and souls guarantees that music – be it a new take on rock ‘n roll or something currently inconceivable – will continue to be an important part of daily life. And what will a concert look like in our sustainable future? Attendees at this summer’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival in Montréal, Quebec had, perhaps, a glimpse of that future on the Green Stage, sponsored and realized in part by Sennheiser Canada’s energy-efficient K-array loudspeaker and subwoofer technology and the Innovason Eclipse all-in-one console and signal processor. The Sennheiser Green Stage leveraged both conventional and more

Barix Introduces IP Intercom and Announcement Device for Public Transportation Industry

Barix Annuncicom 155

The Annuncicom 155 is the first Barix device designed specifically for installation on moving trains, carriages and rail cars, for the purpose of on-board intercom and public address.

New Annuncicom 155 device allows for on-vehicle configuration of reliable communication systems based on existing LAN/WAN infrastructures
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, August 24, 2010 — Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio transmission, intercom, control and monitoring systems, introduces the Annuncicom 155 IP intercom and announcement device developed foremost for use on trains and in rail stations and tunnels. more

Extron XTRA™ Series Power Amplifiers Now Shipping

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the XPA 2002-70V, XPA 2003C-70V, and XPA 2004 power amplifiers. These compact 1U, convection cooled, high power two, three, and four channel amplifiers offer 200 watts rms per channel and up to 800 watts rms total power output. XTRA Series ENERGY STAR® qualified amplifiers are energy efficient products that conserve energy and reduce costs. They feature an Extron exclusive, highly efficient, advanced Class D design with patented CDRS™ – Class D Ripple Suppression technology that provides a smooth, clean audio waveform and an improvement in signal fidelity over conventional Class D amplifier designs. XTRA Series power amplifiers are housed in a compact 1U, convection cooled, full rack width enclosure and do not require fans for cooling, making them ideal for installation in racks, lecterns, credenzas, and other applications with limited space and ventilation. more

FSR BIM Objects Now Available on Arcat.com

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Manufacturer Provides Data Rich Objects to Aid Modeling Process for Architects, Engineers, Spec Writers and Contractors

Woodland Park, NJ (July 13, 2010) — FSR, manufacturer of audio and video switching, control products, and connectivity boxes, has announced the availability of BIM (Building Information Modeling) objects on ARCAT.com to aid the modeling process for architects, engineers, spec writers and contractors. ARCAT, a major publisher of building material information, developed and posted data rich AutoDesk® Revit® BIM objects for FSR, Inc. on its web site for universal download at no charge. Autodesk® Revit® software furnishes tools that enable users to design freely, keep information better coordinated, and deliver more efficiently. more

Apantac to Exhibit Extenders, Switches, Converters, Distribution Amplifiers at IAAM 2010 on the “Delta AV Experience? Booth

Apantac LLC, designer and developer of multiviewers and signal processing solutions is showcasing a sampling of its MT HOOD line of extenders, receivers, splitters, and switches, as well as its CRESCENT line of HDMI to SDI converters, and 3G-SDI distribution amplifiers at the IAAM “VenueConnect? 2010 trade show in Houston, Texas, July 24-26, 2010. more

SpinetiX announces technology relationship with Texas Instruments

SpinetiX and its HMP100™ Hyper Media Player

Green SpinetiX technology selected by Texas Instruments for third-party LCD panels and projectors.

SpinetiX is delighted to announce a new business relationship with Texas Instruments (TI), the globally renowned silicon manufacturer, supporting SpinetiX technology as its reference designer for digital signage solutions. more

LYNX Technik AG® yellobrik® SDI to HDMI Converters with Fiber I/O Chosen for Peel Media’s MediaCityUK

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LYNX Technik AG, provider of award-winning modular interface solutions for the broadcast and professional AV industries, is providing their yellobrik SDI to HDMI Converters for Phase 1 of Peel Media’s MediaCityUK project. The solution consists of 20 single-mode SDI fiber optic to HDMI converters for converting HD-SDI and 3G fiber signals to HDMI for monitoring studio feeds.

UK systems integrator TSL is working as the technical design consultants for the planning and implementation of Phase 1 of the MediaCityUK project. more

Christie Captures Six Awards in Six Weeks

Christie Wins InfoComm GreenAV Award

Christie added six more awards to its trophy case during the months of May and June. The cache of recent awards demonstrates the industry’s preference for innovative and high quality products that are at the forefront of today’s technology. more

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AES COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS STEER 129TH CONVENTION TOWARDS BRIDGE TO FUTURE

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SAN FRANCISCO: Guiding the 129th AES Convention Committee on their journey to the “Bridge To The Future,” which will culminate at SF’s Moscone Center Nov. 4-7, are Committee Co-Chairs Valerie Tyler and Jim McTigue. AES Executive Director Roger Furness considers these team leaders outstanding co-pilots for the upcoming event. “Both Valerie and Jim are long-term AES champions who have participated regularly in previous convention as well as local section events. We are fortunate to have the benefit of their creative, managerial and technical skills at the helm of this year’s Committee,” Furness comments. more

SpinetiX wins NEC Best of InfoComm Award 2010

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International recognition of HMP100™ Hyper Media Player for cost-effective, dedicated and dynamic content display

The HMP100™ Hyper Media Player from Swiss Digital Signage manufacturer SpinetiX has received the esteemed NEC Best of InfoComm Award 2010. The award was received at InfoComm 2010 on the NEC stand with the judging panel and InfoComm representatives. SpinetiX donated the $25,000 prize from NEC to both the InfoComm Education Foundation and the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) Education Foundation. more

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