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R&B SUPERSTAR JANET JACKSON SINGS WITH SENNHEISER WIRELESS ON “ROCK WITCHU” TOUR

janet_jackson.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – OCTOBER 2008: Janet Jackson’s first major tour in seven years is a theatrical extravaganza packed with pyrotechnics, intricate choreography and loud dance music. To help the R&B/pop singer shine through a mix that wouldn’t be out of place at a rock ‘n roll show, front-of-house engineer Jon Lemon and monitor engineer Blake Suib selected Sennheiser’s SKM 5200 wireless handheld transmitter outfitted with a Neumann KK 105 S capsule. more

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Radiohead on Tour with Trantec by TOA Wireless Microphones

Trantec Wireless Microphones
September 2008 — SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Fifteen years after the release of their first single, and 25 million album sales later, Radiohead continues a growth and development that ensures a stream of worldwide sell-out concerts. In fact August saw them return to Canada and the United States for the second time this year following a successful 2 month European summer tour.

Supporting the Grammy Award winning band throughout the tour is the Trantec by TOA S5.5 wireless system. This UHF system can simultaneously operate up to 24 channels in ten banks within its 35MHz window and was chosen specifically for the guitars of Thom Yorke and Ed O’Brien. more

YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO TRAINING RETURNS TO NEW YORK CITY WITH SHURE MICROPHONES

BUENA PARK, Calif.─On November 4th & 5th, Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars (YCATS) will be held in New York City in collaboration with Shure Microphones, offering a unique two-day comprehensive Sound Reinforcement seminar that will include:

- Wired and wireless microphone types, use and selection/applications
- Digital snakes and applications more

DIVING INTO THE DEEP END WITH SHURE

Robert PlantSpringboard Productions Brings Austin City Limits Festival to the World

AUSTIN, TX, October 15, 2008 — Founded last year by GRAMMY®-winning producer Hank Neuberger, Springboard Productions is no stranger to the festival circuit, after supplying digital new media production services for events, including the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, Rothbury Music & Energy Festival, Lollapalooza, and others. Enlisted by promoters C3 Presents and Giant Pictures as supervising producer at this year’s Austin City Limits Festival September 26-28, Springboard gave guidance to the annual three-day event’s webcast operations serving AT&T blue room programming as well as all on-site audio recording. more

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WIRELESS REDUX

Bank of America Stadium Shure Systems Prep Carolina Panthers for 700 MHz Changes

CHARLOTTE, NC, October 20, 2008 — It may just be a little more than a month into regular season play at Bank of America Stadium, home of the Carolina Panthers, but thanks to the efforts of SE Systems, the NFL team is already prepared to face challenges coming next year, when wireless communications within the 700 MHz frequency band as we know them will undergo a major transformation. more

A SAFER PLACE

Wharton SchoolShure UHF-R® Systems Ready Wharton School for 700 MHz Changes

PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 22, 2008 — Residing at the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School was established in 1881 as the world’s first collegiate business school. Considered to be one of the most highly esteemed and influential institutions of its kind, the school has increasingly relied on technology in recent years, with sound reinforcement in the classroom coming to be the norm along with distance learning capabilities and high levels of networked connectivity. more

SHURE ON THE HIGH SEAS

The Queen Victoria UHF-R® Wireless Sets Sail with the Queen Victoria

MIAMI, FL, October 23, 2008 — Outfitted with 12 expansive decks featuring a soaring Grand Lobby, Royal Court Theatre, numerous restaurants, lounges, a casino, and luxury in every corner that blends the plush qualities of British tradition with amenities of our modern age, Cunard’s newest ocean liner, the Queen Victoria, carries passengers in grand style. Currently cruising the Mediterranean and waters of Northern Europe on this, her maiden year of voyages, the ship also uses Shure’s UHF-R wireless microphone systems in wide-ranging applications designed and installed by San Diego, California-based Nautilus Entertainment Design (NED). more

AVLEX INTRODUCES SUPERLUX E323 AND E324 BOUNDARY MICROPHONES

e323_324_hi.jpgKansas City, MO – October 2008 … Avlex Corporation, the name audio professionals turn to for world-class wireless technology, microphones, and portable PA systems, proudly introduces the new Superlux E323 and E324 Boundary Microphones. Available in black or white and featuring a threaded design that facilitates easy placement into ceilings, tables and other meeting/training room furniture, the new Superlux E323 and E324 offer an elegant and unobtrusive means of acquiring speech for a multitude of installed sound reinforcement and recording applications. more

HOSA TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES NEW DA-CAPPO DA07 DUAL FOLDING EAR MICRO MICROPHONE

da07ae_hi.jpgBuena Park, CA – October 2008… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, and distributor of Da-Cappo Micro Microphones throughout the Americas, is pleased to announce the introduction of Da-Cappo’s new DA07 Dual Folding Ear Micro Microphone. Featuring an advanced capsule that delivers superior audio quality and a highly adjustable, comfortable, dual folding earpiece design, the new DA07 is an ideal choice for today’s on-stage and on-air talent. more

Media Vision USA Adds New Technology to Product Line

Taiden HCS-5300October 15, 2008- San Francisco, CA Conference solution provider Media Vision USA releases a series of new products that adds additional depth to their already powerful product line. Using the positive feedback from end-users, designers, representatives, installers, integrators, and a powerful R&D department, Taiden (manufacturer for Media Vision USA) has added additional items to provide a product for several aspects of a conference room. more

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