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WIREWORKS CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF INDUSTRY FIRSTS

Wireworks_logo for 2009HILLSIDE, NJ – Wireworks Corporation celebrates 35 years as a pioneer in and leading innovator of professional audio/video cabling products and custom panels. Beginning on Broadway and expanding over the past three decades into the broadcast and other markets, Wireworks Corporation designs and manufactures professional cabling products that are now prevalent in theatre, auditorium/arena, education, corporate, government and houses of worship. more

Shure Micro-Bodypack Used at Academy Awards

Hugh Jackman & Anne HathawaySHURE UR1M GOES UNSEEN, DELIVERS BIG SOUND AT 81ST ACADEMY AWARDS

NILES, IL, March 12, 2009 — The 81st Academy Awards kicked off on a comedic note, with host Hugh Jackman joking that a recessionary budget had forced the cancellation of an elaborate opening number. Left to create his own instead, the singing and dancing relied on cardboard set pieces, lawn chairs, and other yard sale props, put together with good effect to parody the films garnering the night’s award nominations.

“It was an original bit featuring a cameo by Anne Hathaway,” noted wireless guru Dave Bellamy of Burbank-based Soundtronics, “With only two people onstage, we used eight wireless mics. That pretty much set the tone for the rest of the evening, which was extraordinarily RF dependent from start to finish.” more

AUDIOSCIENCE’S ASI5416 COBRANET LINEAR PCI SOUND CARD

NEWCASTLE, DE (March 13, 2009) – AudioScience, Inc., a leader of professional audio peripherals for the broadcast and entertainment industries, is setting a new price point for CobraNet-enabled PC adapters. AudioScience unveils the ASI5416 CobraNet PCI sound card.

In AudioScience’s efforts to provide a value-added product to customers in the CobraNet marketplace, they realized that not all customers/installations require MPEG encoding or AudioScience’s TSX time scaling, two major features of their ASI6416 CobraNet PCI sound card. The result is the ASI5416, a linear PCI sound card with these features removed, resulting in a significantly lower price point. more

La Jolla Playhouse Mixes Effectively With A Soundcraft Vi6™ Digital Console

La Jolla Playhouse selected a Soundcraft Vi6™ digital mixing for “Peter and the Starcatchers,? a new play presented by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theater at La Jolla Playhouse. The show is based on the best-selling book of the same name, written by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. more

Baltzell Audio Design And ATK AudioTek Utilize JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays At 2009 Academy Awards

The 81st Annual Academy Awards took place February 22, 2009 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, commemorating the film industry’s most accomplished professionals and productions of 2008. For the event, Valencia, CA-based audio system provider ATK AudioTek deployed the sound reinforcement system, which was designed by Pat Baltzell of Baltzell Audio Design and included JBL VERTEC® line arrays. more

SW Audio & Visual Supports Dedication Of Richmond Olympic Oval With JBL VERTEC® DP Series Powered Line Array System

In anticipation of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, the Richmond Olympic Oval officially opened on December 12 and 13 with a variety of speeches and musical performances. Audio rental system provider SW Audio & Visual supplied the live sound reinforcement system, which consisted of JBL VERTEC® line arrays. The grand opening was broadcast live on the CTV Network across British Columbia. more

Gefen Extends DVI up to Two Kilometers

CHATSWORTH, CA – Whether you’re working with the super high resolutions of dual link DVI or conventional single link DVI, Gefen offers two new extenders that deliver flawless video resolutions long-distance. This allows you to view your high resolution computer data on a DVI display when the computer is located thousands of feet away, safely stored in a rack or computer room. Both systems use standard sender and receiver units, connected by fiber optics cabling to guarantee a steady and reliable signal delivery. more

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Soundcraft Vi6™ Digital Consoles On Display At The 2009 NBA All-Star Game In Phoenix, Arizona

For the third time in NBA All-Star history, Phoenix, Arizona hosted the 58th annual All-Star game that featured a weekend of competition and events, including the 3-point and dunk contests as well as the Rookie Challenge. Two Guys Audio Services Inc. of Rainbow City, Alabama, through Volume Inc. provided FOH audio console support for the event and flawlessly mixed the weekend’s events on two Soundcraft Vi6™ digital consoles. more

Major Electro-Voice installation at Chilean soccer stadium

estadio_german_becker.jpgThe recently renovated Estadio Germán Becker (Temuco, Chile), one of Chile’s finest sporting venues, is the latest in a series of major South American stadiums to be fitted with a large scale, state-of-the-art Electro-Voice sound system. more

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MITSUBISHI ANNOUNCES NEW HIGH RESOLUTION HL2750U SXGA+ PROJECTOR FOR DETAIL-ORIENTED APPLICATIONS

Combination of Features Provides Crisp Color, Outstanding Detail, Optional Lenses

IRVINE, Calif., March 9, 2009 — Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America’s Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality presentation and display products, has introduced the HL2750U, its newest SXGA+ (1400 x 1050 pixels) resolution high-brightness LCD projector. The HL2750U is designed for easy-install applications that require high, accurate pixel details and vivid colors such as CAD/CAM, geographical and tactical mapping, and virtual simulation. more

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