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Electro-Voice sound for top Arizona prep school

brophy_02.jpgNetsian Technologies (Tempe, Ariz.) recently installed a wide range of Electro-Voice audio equipment at Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix, Ariz. The systems include EV’s state-of-the-art NetMax networking and processing platform, along with Xi, ZX, and EVID series speakers, all of which have greatly improved sound quality in the 80-year-old school’s Harper Great Hall and gymnasium. more

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Casa Instrumental Named Central American Distributor for L-ACOUSTICS

casa_instrumental_interior.jpgGUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala – February 2009 — L-ACOUSTICS is pleased to officially report the appointment of Guatemala City-based Casa Instrumental, S.A. as its full-line product distributor for Central America. The announcement comes from Paul Freudenberg, L-ACOUSTICS vice president of sales and marketing.

Over the past 25 years, Casa Instrumental has grown to become Central America’s largest distributor of pro audio/lighting equipment and musical instruments. With seven locations throughout Guatemala (three in Guatemala City, three in Quetzaltenando, and one in Peten) plus an additional shop in El Salvador, the company now services the entire isthmus between Belize and Panama for the French loudspeaker manufacturer. more

Portage District Library Turns a New Page with StrandVision Digital Signage

Portage District Library Turns a New Page with StrandVision Digital SignagePORTAGE, Mich. – Feb. 12, 2009 – Portage District Library has installed a digital signage system from StrandVision LLC of Menomonie, Wisconsin to keep patrons up to date on library news, events and special promotions. The two 42? flat screen displays are located at the entrance/service desk and in the youth department. more

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grandMA Proves Purr-Fect Choice For Pussycat Dolls’ World Tour

PussycatLD Scott Warner is putting the lighting console through its paces on the Pussycat Dolls’ world tour, which is now playing dates in the UK and Europe. A.C.T. Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. more

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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

Creative Technology and Barco Share the LED Spotlight at Super Bowl XLIII

nbcpirateship.jpgUsing true black 4mm (NX-4) LED tiles from Barco, the imaginative backdrops for the Super Bowl broadcast’s Commentary Desk and Red Carpet area shined with brightness, clarity and the highest LED resolution possible.
Sacramento, CA — 11 February 2009 — Visualization pioneer Barco is pleased to announce that its LED solutions were used during the live broadcast of Super Bowl XLIII from Tampa Bay, Florida, Creative Technology’s NX-4 tiles were used to enhance sets for both the Commentary Desk and the Red Carpet Area. On the Commentary Desk set, a curved NX-4 display was central to the desk, enabling the NX-4 modules to be viewed from almost every camera angle. To the right and left of the commentators, additional tiles high were placed on stands and framed into vertical displays. more

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AMD/MEDIAPOINTE ANNOUNCES MODULAR, END-TO-END VIDEO CAPTURE, STREAMING AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

New DMR, DVP and Ensemble Server Offer a Versatile, Cost-Effective Upgrade Path

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. – February 11, 2009 – Advanced Media Design (AMD), developer of the award-winning AV-over-IP streaming technology MediaPOINTE®, today announced a modular end-to-end video capture and distribution system that meets the varied needs of customers across diverse applications such as education, training, government, DoD, healthcare, corporate, public safety and others. The system includes software upgradeable versions of its Digital Media Recorders (DMRs), Digital Video Player (DVP) and its MediaPOINTE Ensemble server: users may purchase each component separately, use different combinations, or purchase the entire system for a scalable capture-to-watch solution. Individual components can be upgraded later to add functionality. more

SYMETRIX STARS IN HOLLYWOOD’S FAMOUS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

hollywood_umc.JPGHOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 2009: Built in 1920s, Hollywood United Methodist Church is a Tinseltown landmark of gothic beauty and reverent peace nestled amid the bustle of the neighborhood’s famous Hollywood & Highland district, just a block away from the Kodak Theater. Its architecture was inspired by Westminster Abbey and has provided the backdrop for Whoopi Goldberg’s “Sister Act,” in addition to hundreds of scenes in other movies. Hollywood UMC has survived all of those shoots without tarnish, and a buffeted foundation has left it undamaged despite all of Los Angeles’ earthquakes. 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

Rise Vision, Inc. Announces New Resellers have Joined its Private Network Program for Digital Signage Content Management

Private Network Program enables resellers to offer a complete, branded digital signage solution to their customer base; resellers applaud Rise’s program and Software-as-a-Service approach

rise-vision-logo-color-screen.gifETOBICOKE, Ontario – February 11, 2009 – Rise Vision, Inc., a provider of a web-based content management system for the control of digital signage networks, announces that six new resellers have joined its Private Network Program, which enables resellers to develop and manage their own branded digital signage solution based on Rise Vision’s Rise Display Network. These companies join resellers across the United States and Canada that have signed up for the Program since its launch in the fall of 2008.

New resellers that have joined the Private Network Program are as follows:
• Base 2 Technologies, based in North Wales, PA.
• Direct Tech Sales, based in Indianapolis, IN.
• Technical Service Resources, based in Carrolton, TX.
• MaxView, based in Pelham, AL.
• Sherlock Systems, based in Buffalo Grove, IL.
• Key Media, based in Schoolcraft, MI.
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