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NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART S.N. SHURE THEATER OPENS

SN Shure Theatre stageExquisite Form Meets Multipurpose Function at Corporate Headquarters

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated recently celebrated the opening of the new S.N. Shure Theater at the Company’s Corporate Headquarters in Niles, Illinois. Shure Chairman, Rose L. Shure, and President and CEO, Sandy LaMantia, participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony and then welcomed Shure Associates and special guests into the new venue. more

Saddleback Church Makes Quick Shift to HD With TV Magic

SAN DIEGO — Jan. 29, 2009 — Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic has engineered and installed an HD video control room and production system at Saddleback Church, which serves Southern Calif. through 200 ministries and worship at eight venues. Led by Pastor Rick Warren, Saddleback offers members services in a variety of worship and musical styles. By modernizing the church’s control room technology, the installation improves production quality for video delivered both internally and to regional venues, and also supports the future rollout of additional worship sites. more

Shure Introduces New USB Mics, X2U Adapter

PG27 and PG42SHURE DEBUTS FOUR NEW RECORDING MICROPHONES AND XLR-TO-USB SIGNAL ADAPTER

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today extended the Company’s legacy of world class live performance and studio recording microphones into the digital realm with the debut of three new products – the PG27USB and PG42USB Side-Address Condenser Microphones and the X2U XLR-to-USB Signal Adapter. In addition, Shure introduced XLR models of the new microphones, the PG27 and PG42. more

Extron Adds DVI to Its Professional A/V Test Generator

vtg400_6056403_pp_05c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to introduce the VTG 400DVI, an advanced programmable and upgradeable Video and Audio Test Generator for setting up, testing, calibrating, and troubleshooting today’s complex digital video and audio systems. It delivers accurate, full bandwidth video signal reproduction and high performance audio test signals. The VTG 400DVI offers DVI output for use with most digital display devices. When new EDID data is received from a DVI device, its native resolution is displayed on the LCD. The VTG 400DVI also provides high resolution RGB computer-video, HDTV component video, and NTSC and PAL video output. An innovative, patented feature of the VTG 400DVI is Scope-Trigger™, which expedites analysis of a specific area within the video image when used with an oscilloscope. more

Pantel Launches Weatherproof Digital Signage-Specific LCD Monitors

Pantel’s new weatherproof digital signage-specific LCD monitorsGARDEN GROVE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2009 — Pantel (www.panteltv.com), the worldwide leader in outdoor weatherproof TV and monitor solutions, is proud to announce that it will launch multiple new weatherproof digital signage-specific LCD monitors at the 2009 Digital Signage Show (DSE), held in Las Vegas, Nev. from Feb. 24-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth #1853. more

Harman Professional Showcases Brilliant Audio Quality At The SBS ISU Senior and Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final

In another example of Harman Professional technologies being deployed at world leading sporting events, integrator Sovico, a Korean distributor, designed a Harman sound system at the 2008-2009 SBS ISU Senior and Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Finals held at Ice Arena in Goyang City, Republic of Korea, from December 11 to 14. Goyang Ice Arena opened with international and state-of-the-art facilities at the Goyang SPART Comlex & Park in October 2005. Sovico provided the design set-up for the rink’s Harman Professional audio system. A total of 84 skaters represented 12 International Skating Union (ISU) members during the course of the four-day event; all looking for the opportunity to win medals and prize money in either of the disciplines that are rewarded; men’s singles, ladies’ singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. more

Protech Integration Help Create New Spectacular at the Tower of David Museum

Tower of David Museum Night ShowTower of David, the Museum of the history of Jerusalem in Israel, launched a new spectacular night show. Protech Integration was the leading integrator, in-charge of all technical aspects including: project management, system design, installation and ongoing maintenance.

The Tower of David, considered as a central cultural institution in Israel, is located in the magnificently restored citadel in the heart of Jerusalem. more

YAMAHA CONSOLES SHARE IN HISTORIC MOMENT

yamaha-pm1d-at-pre-inauguration-concert.jpg ─PRE-INAUGURAL CONCERT, OBAMA SWEARING-IN CEREMONY, AND INAUGURATION BALLS─

BUENA PARK, Calif.─A defining moment in history as 44 takes the oath of office making Burack Obama the first African-American President of the United States, and Yamaha consoles were there to share the sound mix with the world for many of the events held in DC, LA and NY. With over 1.5 million jamming the National Mall to witness history, the Inaugural began with Aretha Franklin’s version of “America the Beautiful” followed by a performance by Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Itzhak Perlman, pianist Gabriella Montero and clarinetist Anthony McGill. The Swearing-In Ceremony and all the events taking place on the Capitol steps were mixed on a pair of Yamaha PM5D digital audio consoles. Audio production for the ceremony was provided by MSI (Baltimore, MD). more

Showlogix Has Launched Free 3D Software Player for the Entertainment Market

Logix-3D Stereoscopic PlayerLogix-3D Server is a versatile dual channel video player for a perfect 3D HD experience

Tel Aviv, Israel – Showlogix, a worldwide leader in 4D Theater show control software, today announced that it has released Logix-3D, free 3D software player. The free player is an addition to the Logix-3D Server that is the same player except it has network connectivity for control and synchronization of motion and other multi-sensory effects.
Logix- 3D player is a professional tool for playing two files using a dual output graphics card. Both video files work with the same clock, making the two files play in perfect sync. Each channel can be controlled with regard to size, aspect ratio, transparency and placement on the surface. more

WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES TL215S-P SUBWOOFER NOW SHIPPING

tl215_hi.jpgGreensboro, NC – January 2009… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to announce that its TrueLine Series TL215S-P bass loudspeaker system is now shipping. Featuring a compact form factor that is well suited to both touring sound and fixed installations, this high output, self-powered subwoofer featuring dual 15-inch high excursion transducers is an outstanding choice for live concert reproduction, high energy clubs, theme park effects, houses of worship, musical theater, and numerous additional uses. more

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