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EMCORE Announces 3G HD-SDI Module Addition to Optiva® Platform Product Line

Optiva 3G HD-SDI ModuleALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, September 8, 2008. EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the video, broadband, fiber optic, satellite, and terrestrial solar power markets, today announced the addition of SMPTE 424M and 425M compliant 3 Gb/s HD-SDI modules to the Optiva® video transport product line. more

HOLOPHONE® INTRODUCES PORTAMIC 5.1 TO THE EUROPEAN MARKET AT IBC 2008

holophone_portamic-5-1_ibc-2008.JPGA Point and Shoot 5.1 Surround Recording at an Aggressive Price Point
AMSTERDAM, SEPTEMBER 8, 2008 — Holophone®, the leading manufacturer of surround microphones, is introducing the revolutionary PortaMic 5.1 camera-mountable surround microphone, an easy-to-use and cost-effective means of recording surround sound, to the European market at IBC 2008 (Stand 8.C10). more

AKG Showcases Worldwide Success Of D7 Dynamic Vocal Microphone At PLASA08

In a microphone introduction that brings stadium quality performance to smaller venues at a lower price, AKG Acoustics displays the professional qualities of the D7 vocal microphone at PLASA08 in London. Similarly to its predecessor, the D5, AKG’s D7 is a dynamic microphone that delivers incredibly clear sound for lead and backing vocals for live sound applications. The D7 additionally features an improved capsule design that contains a humbucking coil and a high-pass filter along with a sleek redesigned look. more

HOPE, CHANGE, AND COUNTRY FIRST

John McCainShure Follows the Campaign Trail to the Conventions

NILES, IL, August 27, 2008 — As this year’s presidential campaign enters convention arenas in both Denver and Minneapolis, trying to look back on every rally, whistlestop, handshake, and baby kissed becomes a grassroots blur given the power to inspire, excite, cajole, and ignite the electorate. With the immediacy of the blogosphere as well as electronic media reporting events, old-fashioned oratory from the stump proved to still be as viable as ever in ’08, aided in countless instances by Shure Inc. Hitting the campaign trail hard again just as it has throughout its own history, the manufacturer of professional audio products traveled with both Senators Obama and McCain nationwide from Warwick, Rhode Island to San Diego, California and beyond. more

WHO IS FLAT STANLEY?

Flat StanleySouth African Rockers Tour With ShureNILES, IL, August 26, 2008 — The members of Flat Stanley initially earned accolades for their studio albums, which have earned them no fewer than six Top 10 radio hits in their native South Africa, including three that went to number one. Live performances on radio and television in front of more than eight million people followed, and today the band’s latest single “As I Am? has not only charted at number one but has also just been licensed by South Africa’s biggest cable television station, MNET, for use in one of its promo spots. more

HOLOPHONE® FEATURES COMPLETE LINE OF CANADIAN-MANUFACTURED SURROUND SOUND PRODUCTS AT PAL 2008

holophone_portamic-51.jpgTORONTO, ON — Toronto-based Holophone® (Booth 4317), the leading manufacturer of surround microphones, will continue to make its country proud by featuring its complete line of best-selling Canadian-manufactured surround products at PAL 2008 – Canada’s largest production technologies show, August 24-25, 2008. more

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The Polyphonic Spree

Polyphonic Spree
LARGER THAN LIFE?
The Polyphonic Spree Listens in With Shure

NILES, IL, August 19, 2008 — By its own definition, The Polyphonic Spree is a “choral symphonic rock group.” Founded by Tim DeLaughter and generally including anywhere from 13 to 27 members during live performances, the group is often comprised of a ten-person choir, a pair of keyboardists, percussionist, drummer, bassist, guitarist, flautist, trumpeter, trombonist, violinist/violist, harpist, French horn player, pedal steel guitarist, someone on theramin, and an electronic effects person. more

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SMALL-TOWN GIRL MAKES GOOD

Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert is Stuck on Shure
NILES, IL, August 14, 2008 — Charting a career launched by a third place finish on Nashville Star in 2003, Miranda Lambert has since recorded the platinum-selling album Kerosene, toured with George Strait, Keith Urban, and Toby Keith, and helped rationalize irrational courtship behavior with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, her second album including the hit “Famous in a Small Town.? With two GRAMMY® nominations and a string of ACM Awards under her belt, including Album of the Year in 2008, she still calls Lindale, Texas, her home as well as her ranch in Oklahoma. more

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HARDING UNIVERSITY INVESTS IN MIPRO WIRELESS

ledwards_lo.JPGSearcy, AR – August 2008… Located in central Arkansas, Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences. Central to the school’s performing arts programs is the Reynolds Music and Communication Center, which serves as the university’s performing arts venue. In support of its varied theatrical offerings, Harding University recently made a substantial investment in wireless microphone technology so as to afford performers greater freedom of movement in addition to bolstering the facility’s sound reinforcement capabilities. After a protracted search, the university purchased MIPRO wireless systems, distributed in North America by Kansas City, MO-based Avlex Corporation. more

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SHURE ANNOUNCES 6th ANNUAL MONTREUX JAZZ VOICE COMPETITION WINNERS

Sabine Kuehlich performsNILES, IL, August 5, 2008 — The 6th Annual Shure/Montreux Jazz Voice Competition concluded on July 9 with German singer Sabine Kuehlich (in photo above) receiving first prize. The second and third place winners were Americans Liela Avila and Amy Crawford.

Renowned jazz vocalist Patti Austin headed the competition jury, which judged the quality of the singers’ vocals, the originality of the interpretations of their songs, their improvisational skills, and their stage presence. Kuehlich scored highly in all areas and impressed the audience with her dynamic performance of Chick Corea’s “You’re Everything? and two of her own original compositions. more

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