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Soundcraft Vi6/Vi4 Forms Hub Of New-Look Rock City

Now approaching its 30th year, Nottingham-based Rock City — originally set up by Director George Akins, and today probably the UK’s longest-surviving independent venue — has commissioned a brand new sound and lighting infrastructure.

NOTTINGHAM, England — To keep pace with modern tour riders, and the growing move by the medium-sized venue market to offer bands the opportunity to leave their production in the truck, visiting sound engineers can now mix their acts through premium Soundcraft 64-channel Vi6 at front-of-house and 48-channel Vi4 at the monitor position.

The desks were chosen by the venue’s technical manager Dave McVea, and installed by the SSE Audio Group installation project team, led by Alex Penn and Steve Dando.

Ironically it was Alex’s father John who came through the club on its opening night in December 1980 when he was providing tour support for the Undertones (who were booked as more

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Wohler Ships 3G 16-Channel Audio Monitors With OLED Screen Technology

HAYWARD, Calif. — Aug. 25, 2009 — Wohler Technologies Inc. today announced that the company’s AMP1-16-3G and Dolby® E-capable and Dolby Digital Plus ready AMP1-E16-3G 16-channel multirate audio monitors, equipped with OLED (organic light emitting diode) screen technology, are now shipping. With a straightforward control interface and the same look and feel made popular by Wohler’s acclaimed AMP2-16-3G 16-channel audio monitor, these monitoring systems offer ease-of-operation that simplifies the most complex multichannel and surround applications. With superior screen performance and 3G support, AMP1-16-3G and AMP1-E16-3G are smart, forward-looking additions to any fixed or mobile broadcast facility. more

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RidgeLogic Offers Resellers Free Webinar Detailing How to Get Started in Digital Signage Market

RidgeLogic Development, a software developer that creates multimedia presentation solutions to meet the communication and entertainment needs of home users and businesses, is hosting two Webinars in September to educate resellers about the fast growing digital signage market.

The 40 minute Webinar provides resellers an introduction to the digital signage industry and topics covered include:
• Sizing the market opportunity
• Step-by-step guide detailing how to get started
• Review of the primary solution components
• Reference guide detailing industry resources

“Resellers want to get into the digital signage market but struggle with the commitment it takes to move into a new technology area,? says Jack Boyczuk, president of RidgeLogic. “Our ‘how to get started’ Webinars provide the practical information resellers need to actually get into the market by breaking down the startup process into understandable pieces. It also helps motivate resellers when they begin more

Bedrock Learning Offers Industry-Certified Courses through david

Holland, Mich. – August 26, 2009 – Bedrock Learning, a globally recognized leader in residential technology training and business support products, has announced it is now offering online training courses and business materials through david (Digital Audio Video Integration Distributors). Bedrock Learning will present attendees to CEDIA Expo 2009 with more information on the courses offered through david, as well as additional information on its full offering of educational materials, in booth #1630 on the expo floor.

Bedrock Learning’s courses, including materials for audio, video, home theater, lighting control, home networking, project management and more, provide a comprehensive overview of residential technologies essential for integrators, technicians and sales staff. In addition to providing the convenience of online training, Bedrock Learning’s courses are a cost-effective way for individuals and companies to improve career and business prospects and validate knowledge and understanding.

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LEVA To Host Public Video Surveillance Panel During Annual Training Conference

UK CCTV Expert Deputy Chief Constable Graeme Gerrard to Deliver Keynote Address

(MIDLOTHIAN, TEX.) – The Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA) will host a national-level policy discussion on the expansion of public video surveillance during its 20th Anniversary Training Conference in November. The program will include a keynote address from Deputy Chief Constable Graeme Gerrard of Cheshire Constabulary, who is considered the U.K.’s leading police authority on CCTV.

LEVA’s 20th Anniversary Training Conference will be held in Nov. 18-20 in Forth Worth, Tex., at the Fort Worth Hilton. “Public Video Surveillance: CCTV Policy and Operations for Public Safety? will be an all-day event on Nov. 18. In addition, the exhibit hall will be open Nov. 18-19, and pre-conference workshops run Nov. 15-17.

In the last few years, the threat of terrorism has outweighed privacy concerns in the United States. As a result, an unprecedented more

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CHRISTIE® AND TIME ANTAEUS LAUNCH CHINA’S LARGEST COMMERCIAL D-CINEMA DEPLOYMENT

800 Christie DLP Cinema® projectors and Montage CDCS2000 D-Cinema Servers to be fully installed by 2010

Christie® is pleased to announce that Time Antaeus (Time Antaeus) Media Group, a Chinese digital cinema industry leader, has selected Christie as its very important partner for its digital cinema deployment in China. This marks the country’s most extensive commercial effort to install 800 Christie CP2000 series DLP Cinema® projectors in select cinemas by the end of 2010. These projectors will be installed together with 800 Time Antaeus Montage CDCS2000 D-Cinema Servers.

After conducting a series of extensive evaluations on the various solutions available, Time Antaeus opted for Christie’s acclaimed CP2000 DLP Cinema projectors based on their superior image quality and reliability. With their excellent brightness, contrast, true color reproduction and product integrity, the Christie CP2000 series projectors are widely popular among theater operators and have won numerous positive more

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ADVANCED MEDIA DESIGN DISTRIBUTING AETHRA VIDEOCONFERENCING PRODUCTS IN NORTH AMERICA

ADVANCED MEDIA DESIGN DISTRIBUTING AETHRA VIDEOCONFERENCING PRODUCTS IN NORTH AMERICA

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. – August 26, 2009 – Advanced Media Design (AMD), developer of the award-winning AV-over-IP collaboration technology MediaPOINTE®, is announcing an exclusive value added distribution relationship with Aethra, a global leader in videoconferencing solutions.

Advanced Media Design now distributes the entire Aethra video communication suite of products, including the high definition range: Athena, the rollabout system unique for its original modular and customizable features; Electra, the rollabout for telepresence; and the new 1080p Xtreme X3 set-top, as well as the popular Maia XC Top videophone, a truly innovative all-in-one solution created expressly by Aethra for SOHO and small and medium-sized businesses, that offers professional video communications, IP telephony, Internet and email access, Instant Messaging and photo image management.

“Although not as well known in the United States as it is in other parts of more

Tripp Lite Introduces New Power Conditioning Center for Professional Audio/Video Installations

Chicago, IL (August 26, 2009): Tripp Lite has introduced a new Power Conditioning Center optimized for professional audio/video installations. The AV3500PC incorporates Tripp Lite’s premium Isobar® surge suppression and noise isolation technology in 1U with full equipment depth that protects connected components on the AC, coaxial and telephone/modem lines. The AV3500PC is available exclusively through authorized dealers and distributors.

AV3500PC

Key Features and Benefits:

— EMI/RFI line noise filtering and isolated filter banks assure peak audio and video performance

— 5700-joule protection rating stops even the strongest surges

— Input voltage LCD meter with dimmer control displays incoming utility power

— Diagnostic LEDs report operational conditions

— 3-line high-definition 2.2 GHz gold coaxial and single-line telco surge protection with splitter

“The AV3500PC Power Conditioning Center is ideal for protecting high-definition sources, flat panel digital displays, DVRs, more

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Clark Brings Power Protection and Connectivity to Our Customers with TrippLite Products.

TrippLite HT1000UPS

TrippLite Power Protection and Management

Mundelein, IL. – Clark Wire & Cable now has TrippLite products available. TrippLite products keep audio/video applications and A/V components safe, and management easy.

TrippLite’s UPS products supply continuous power to applications regardless of power from other sources. This means TrippLite UPS systems provide short circuit protection, surge protection and protection from most other harmful power sources.

TrippLite products have features and options which protect against power problems, including short circuits, brownouts, blackouts, line noise and surges. They could also keep your applications successfully running in case these events occur.

The UPS System features make it easy for TrippLite users to monitor their applications through advanced programs such as PowerAlert, which allows users to remotely access their more

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MANUFACTURERS SPONSOR WORSHIP ARTS TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT

MUSKEGON, MI─ For the second year, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. along with Shure, Yamaha Corporation of America, and Martin Professional will offer product training to all church technicians and musicians seeking the finest in-depth technology training available in the areas of audio, musicianship, lighting, recording, and media presentation. The Worship Arts Technology Summit (WATS) will be held September 14 – 16, 2009 in Muskegon, Michigan at one of the most beautiful Christian conference centers in the nation – The Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference Center, a sprawling campus on the sparkling shores of Lake Michigan.

Summit Sponsor pro audio experts will be on hand along with leading worship musicians and world-class sound and lighting professionals. In-depth three-day tracks will include Audio, Musician, Lighting and Media. All skill levels are welcome as the training will be presented in structured technology tracks, allowing attendees to begin with the basics more

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