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X2O Media Announces Software Plus Services Strategy

MONTREAL — Feb. 12, 2009 — X2O Media, a leading provider of digital signage technology, network management, and content services, today announced its new Software Plus Services strategy. Building on the principle that digital signage is more than just hardware and software, X2O’s Software Plus Services initiative combines everything a digital signage customer may need into a packaged solution customized to meet specific user requirements. This includes not only X2O’s industry-leading software applications, but also a wide range of managed service options to choose from in order for users to build and run their own networks, handling as much or as little of the day-to-day operations as they wish. In support of this strategy, X2O is also releasing version 2.5 of the company’s flagship Xpresenter™ digital signage platform at the Digital Signage Expo 2009. more

The Boss Delivers A Big Game Performance With Audio Analysts and Crown I-Tech

In a unique and challenging live sound application, Audio Analysts of Colorado Springs, CO utilized Crown I-Tech amplifiers for the monitor system at the Super Bowl XLIII Halftime Show featuring Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band held at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL on February 1, 2009. This year’s Super Bowl was broadcast to 230 countries worldwide and was viewed by a total of 94.5 million people in the United States alone. more

Shure Energizes Springsteen at Super Bowl XLIII

SpringsteenSHURE ENERGIZES SPRINGSTEEN AT SUPER BOWL XLIII

TAMPA, FL, February 1, 2009—Fireworks and a capacity crowd at Raymond James Stadium helped propel Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band through a high-energy halftime gambol at this year’s Super Bowl, during which The Boss ripped through standards, including “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out,” “Born to Run,” and “Glory Days,” tossing in the title cut from his new album, “Working on a Dream” among them just to keep an even strain on things. Taking the stage with 32 channels of wireless, Springsteen called upon vocal mics for the performance supplied by Niles, Illinois-based Shure Incorporated in the form of UHF-R® handheld transmitters topped withSM58 ®capsules. more

Extron 2009 Product Catalog Now Available

extron_cat_3d_09_en_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to announce that it has released the Extron 2009 Product Catalog. This full-color publication contains more than 900 pages of the latest information on Extron’s broad product line, including interfaces, switchers, distribution amplifiers, signal processors, fiber optics, cables, audio and speaker products, MediaLink®, and IP Link®. more

ATK AUDIOTEK USES FOUR YAMAHA PM1D DIGITAL CONSOLES AT GRAMMY® AWARDS

grammy-awards2009yamaha-pm1d.JPGBUENA Park, Calif.─ The 51st Annual GRAMMY® Awards (CBS) held on February 8th at the Staple Center in Los Angeles had a performance line up and duets by the likes of Coldplay and Jay-Z; Al Green, Keith Urban, Justin Timberlake and Boyz II Men performing ‘Let’s Stay Together’; the Jonas Brothers pairing with Stevie Wonder; Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus; Paul McCartney and Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl; as well as performances by Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, and many others. ATK Audiotek (Valencia, Ca.) once again provided live audio production and, once again, chose four Yamaha PM1D digital audio consoles, two at front of house and two for the monitor mix. more

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Alcorn McBride V16 Pro Show Controller Now Available

alcorn-mcbride-v16-pro.jpgOrlando, Florida — Alcorn McBride is now shipping the V16 Pro, a versatile, frame-accurate show controller for both serial and network devices. The V16 Pro combines the stability and reliability needed by show professionals with unparalleled connectivity. With 16 serial ports, 16 inputs, 16 outputs, MIDI port and a dual Ethernet interface, the V16 Pro can “talk? to virtually any piece of equipment and can be monitored and programmed from anywhere in the world. more

SHURE’S WAY IS THE HIGHWAY

SHURE ADDS HIGHWAY MARKETING AS NEW SALES REP

NILES, IL, February 4, 2009 – Shure Incorporated today announced that it has selected Highway Marketing of Dallas, TX, as its new sales representative in the mid and south central United States. The company will be responsible for sales of the complete Shure line of professional audio products to retailers and systems contractors in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

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QSC SET TO LAUNCH NEW CSM SERIES

CSMTrio of new stage monitors joins company’s top-of-the-line catalog of concert sound offerings

COSTA MESA, CA, February 9, 2009—QSC’s new CSM Series stage monitors are set to make their industry debut. Representing the latest additions to the Costa Mesa, California-based manufacturer’s catalog of premium concert sound products, the CSM Series comprises three models: the CSM10, CSM12, and CSM15. more

QSC INTRODUCES NEW SURFACE MOUNT SUBWOOFER

ADS28TwDual eight-inch system is ideally suited for large or small applications

COSTA MESA, CA, February 9, 2009—As the latest addition to QSC’s AcousticDesign Series, the model AD-S28Tw surface mount subwoofer is acoustically matched to all other offerings within the AD Series. Shipped with a spec sheet revealing a continuous power handling capacity of 250 watts and capabilities for managing up to 700 watt peaks, the new subwoofer has a 70/100 volt multi-tap transformer with eight ohm bypass, frequency response of 42 Hz-165 Hz, and sensitivity of 94 dB (1W/1m). more

Shure’s Reason Why

The WhoLEGENDARY ROCKERS DALTREY, TOWNSEND REVEAL THE “REASON WHY? THEY USE SHURE MICROPHONES

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 – Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend, founding members of legendary British rock band The Who, have used Shure microphones onstage for more than 40 years. Their energetic live shows are often highlighted by Daltrey swinging his microphone – a standard Shure SM58® – over his head in wide arcs. Now, the rockers famous for punishing their equipment explain their loyalty to the microphones that have been taking it for so long in the new Shure “Reason Why? advertising campaign. more

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