BEIJING, CHINA: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation was selected to provide wireless microphones and personal monitor systems to NBC during the network’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, August 8-24. From the spectacular Beijing Opening Ceremony to the handover to the 2012 London Olympics during the Closing Ceremony with London mayor Boris Johnson, NBC Olympics utilized Sennheiser Professional 3000, 5000 and evolution series wireless microphone and personal monitor systems to ensure uninterrupted coverage from every venue. In addition, Uwe Sattler, Sennheiser’s technical director, was on site to assist with frequency coordination and reallocation for broadcasters using Sennheiser RF equipment. more
Archive of the Large Venue Category
Firehouse Productions Drives Nine Inch Nails âLights In The Skyâ? Tour With JBL VERTECÂŽ Line Arrays
Reinforcing JBL VERTECÂŽ as the concert sound industryâs most powerful, versatile, and reliable line array, Firehouse Productions has been providing sound reinforcement services for Nine Inch Nailsâ current âLights in the Skyâ? tour with a substantial arena-sized system.
In support of its recent release, âThe Slip,â? Nine Inch Nails embarked on the âLights in the Skyâ? tour with a performance in Vancouver, British Columbia on July 25. After two months of touring throughout North America, Nine Inch Nails is currently on tour in South America. more
The VP7212/ 95DPC and VP7215/95DPC feature smaller size and flexible mounting.
Further extending the versatility of its revolutionary VP (Venue Performance) Series powered loudspeakers, JBL Professional is introducing two new compact models to the lineup: the VP7212/95DPC and the VP7215/95DPC. The two new models bring the total model count in the VP Series to 10, and are designed for portable or fixed installation sound reinforcement applications where high output, low distortion, and the highest quality sound is required. more
BUENA PARK, Calif.âThe summer tour season may have officially ended but was quite successful in terms of audio used by many of the national and regional sound companies who took Yamaha and NEXO products along for the ride. more
ESCO Communications Deploys WJHW-Designed Harman Professional HiQnetâ˘ Sound System At Indianapolis Coltsâ New Lucas Oil Stadium
In what is the worldâs largest and most ambitious Harman Professional HiQnetâ˘ sound system, leading systems integration firm ESCO Communications has just completed the integration and commissioning of HiQnet audio system featuring amplifiers from Crown Audio, loudspeakers from JBL Professional and system configuration and control via HiQnet System Architectâ˘ at the new Lucas Oil Stadium NFL football stadium, home of the SuperBowl-winning Indianapolis Colts franchise. The system was designed by consultants, WJHW and is seen as one of the most progressive and impressive stadiums in an era rich with new and exciting stadium projects. more
Crown Audio Redefines The Price/Performance Ratio In Portable PA Amplifier With 2-Ohm/Channel XLS Series
Category-Leading XLS Series Matches Price, 2-Ohm Power Rating, Sonic Integrity And Robust Construction Meaning Serious Audio Professionals Should Accept No Less!
With More Watts Per Dollar Than Any Other Amplifier In Its Class, The New Crown XLS 5000 Eliminates Sub-2-Ohm Amplifiers As Serious Contenders For Any Audio Pro!
In a move that makes quality high power amplifiers affordable to a broad new market, Crown Audio today showcased the newly extended XLS Series amplifiers that significantly elevate the performance threshold of affordable portable PA amplifiers. Comprising the XLS 202, XLS 402, XLS 602, XLS 802 and the brand new XLS 5000, the XLS Series is ideal for musicians, DJs, rental companies and corporate and hotel AV departments. more
Performance, Support and Efficiency Make Hitachiâs CP-X206 Networkable Projector The Right Choice For Temple Independent School District
Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc. Business Group, the leader in K-12 educational AV systems, is the choice for the Temple, Texas Independent School District (ISD) and its initiative to bring its 14-campus district that serves approximately 8,300 students in pre-school, elementary, middle and high school to the cutting edge of educational AV. Temple ISD recently installed the first round of Hitachi CP-X206 networkable projectors in 506 of its classrooms system-wide. This project will be followed in succeeding months with the installation of an additional 50 to 100 Hitachi projectors (including CP-X201, CP-X306 and CP-X807 models) in other spaces, including libraries, art rooms and cafeteria throughout the district. The Hitachi CP-X206 networkable projectors were purchased through and are being installed by Troxell Communications, the largest privately held audio-visual distributor in the United States, which is based in Phoenix, with 50-plus offices nationwide selling to a broad array of end-users. more
Brighton, Sussex, UK, 27 September 2008 â Visual Acuity will see six years of meticulous planning, design, consulting and âgreenâ engineering come to fruition on Saturday, 27 September 2008, when the new California Academy of Sciences opens its doors to the public.
Located in San Franciscoâs Golden Gate Park, the new facility unifies the Academyâs three public attractions â Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium and the Kimball Natural History Museum â under a 2.5-acre undulating green roof. The new facility is one of the most environmentally friendly museums on the planet and is expected to receive an esteemed LEEDâ˘ (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum rating from the US Green Building Council. Visual Acuity acted as the major media and technology adviser to the project throughout. more
RIDGEFIELD, NJ (October 02, 2008) â Norwegian projector manufacturer, projectiondesign has supplied its F10, F20 and F30 visualization and simulation specific model projectors to the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. The Academy is the only place in the world to have a planetarium, a natural history museum and an aquarium all under one roof, and is one of the most environmentally friendly museums on the planet. The Academy has also formally recognized projectiondesign as one of its corporate supporters with the installation of its products inside Morrison Planetarium, Hohfeld Hall pre-show area, the Water Planet exhibit and the scientific Visualization Studio for creating visual and audio content. more
Electro-Voice Sx600 loudspeakers have earned a solid reputation as a sound solution for stadium applications, as demonstrated by two new high school installations by systems integration specialists Thompson Engineering (Riverside, CA). more