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CBC/RADIO-CANADA UPGRADES MONTREAL STUDIO WITH SOLID STATE LOGIC C200 HD DIGITAL CONSOLE

Console Used for Live Performance Radio and TV Production, Music Recording and Mixing

MONTREAL, CANADA – When planning the upgrade from analogue to digital for its Studio 12 in Montreal, CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada’s national public broadcasters, found that a 48-channel Solid State Logic C200 HD digital console with two SSL MORSE Stage Boxes was just what they needed for the new all-digital mission of the network. The C200 HD will be used for live to Pro Tools® production and post production for radio and television presentations of music performances. more

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Prelite Helps City Of Dreams’ Bubble Theater Come True

BubblePrelite’s ability to help lighting designers and programmers use emerging technologies to previsualize lighting for productions played a key role in The Bubble Theater in Macau’s monumental new City of Dreams complex.

An entertainment and casino resort, City of Dreams boasts four luxury hotels, a casino with 40,000-square meters of water-themed gaming space, a world-class theater with 1,700 seats, and 80,000-square feet of retail space.

Visitors have a totally immersive experience beyond their wildest dreams at the 10-minute “Dragon’s Treasure” show at The Bubble, the resort’s iconic dome-shaped theater. The visual extravaganza tells the story of the Dragon Pearl and its mysterious powers through the tale of four Dragon Kings who lead guests on an amazing sensory adventure across their magical kingdoms.

“The City of Dreams Casino wanted a signature attraction that could help distinguish itself from the competition,” says principle more

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OWI Speakers Tough Enough for the Job at University of Colorado Boulder

owi_p-seriesspeakers.jpgAugust 6, 2009, Carson, Calif. – When Technology Support engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder went looking for surface mount speakers to use in the school’s “smart? classrooms they had three criteria: the speakers had to have excellent sound quality, be well-priced and rugged enough to survive the college experience. Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, CU Boulder serves 29,000 students on a 786-acre campus with 200 university buildings. With a facility this size it’s no wonder the tech engineers chose OWI speakers. OWI Incorporated, a 30-year manufacturer of advanced audio equipment for AV integrators, and commercial, industrial and residential applications, has a well-earned reputation for superior performance and product longevity.

“OWI’s T800 8 ohm 2-way weatherized speakers were our original choice and they have not disappointed us. Equipment more

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EAW Is Now Shipping DX1208 DSP Matrix Mixer

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Market-driven EAW DX1208 is flexible and expandable, with intuitive operation and a rich feature set, making it ideal for a variety of commercial and install applications

Product represents EAW’s next generation of DSP

Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 5, 2009 – EAW, a world leader in sound system solutions, is now shipping the DX1208 DSP Matrix Mixer. The direct result of end-user feedback, the market-driven, easy-to-use DX1208 represents the next generation of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) from EAW, maintaining EAW’s highest standards while providing end users with an intuitive, high-performance, yet cost effective solution. Its expandability options, combined with its deep feature set, make this mixer ideal for a wide range of commercial and install applications. more

Panamax/Furman to Offer Power Management Training Sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2009 in Atlanta

PETALUMA, Calif. — Aug. 5, 2009 — Panamax/Furman, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that it will be offering power management CEDIA-accredited training sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2009 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, which will provide a continuing education unit (CEU) with a value of .375 to attendees. Today’s A/V installers face unprecedented challenges when it comes to AC power and its effect on sensitive home theater equipment. Through its training sessions “AC Power: The Foundation of Every Premium Home Theater System” and “Home Theater Power Management Solutions,” Panamax/Furman will provide a comprehensive look at the challenges today’s installation designer has determining the correct power management solution for home theater installations. more

AUDIO ONE SOUND & VIDEO SELECTS SPEAKERS FROM GENELEC CUSTOM INSTALLATION SYSTEMS FOR CHALLENGING HOME THEATER ENVIRONMENTS

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— For more than 25 years, Audio One Founder and CEO David Frangioni has turned to Genelec speaker technology for high-end home theater and media room installations, as well as professional recording studios —

NATICK, MA, August 5, 2009 — Every challenge has a solution, and very often, when it comes to audio for upscale home theaters, the answer is Genelec Custom Installation Systems. That’s a conclusion David Frangioni, Founder and CEO of Audio One Sound & Video, one of the country’s leading design/build firms of exquisite home theaters and media rooms, has repeatedly come to. Any one of the many demanding applications regularly tackled by Audio One (with offices in Miami, Nashville, Boston and Los Angeles) illustrates how time and again, Frangioni and Audio One have found the answers they need with speakers from Genelec Custom Installation Systems, and one recent installation more

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127th AES CONVENTION PAPERS AND POSTERS SOUND WISDOM AMPLIFIED AND EXEMPLIFIED

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Interactive Games, Analyzing Loudspeaker Defects, Zones of Quiet…

NEW YORK: “Beyond the Awards, Workshops, Special Events and bustling Exhibition Halls, the exchange of significant technical information remains the backbone of every Audio Engineering Convention,” states 127th AES Convention Chair Agnieszka Roginska. “This mission is exemplified by a robust syllabus of Papers and Posters. AES Papers Committee Co-Chairs Veronique Larcher and Steve Garrett have developed an authoritative program which exemplifies the level of accomplishment achieved by innovators in every sector of our community.”

127th AES Convention Papers Presentations Include an Emphasis on the burgeoning digital game industry. Highlights include:

* The Wii Remote as a Musical Instrument -Technology and Case Studies: Paper by Paul Lehrman — The inexpensive and ubiquitous Remote for the Nintendo Wii game system-known as the “Wiimote”-uses a combination of technologies that are highly suited for music more

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TODD BARRETT NAMED WSDG PROJECT MANAGER

todd-barrett-wsdg-pm.JPGNEW YORK: Todd Barrett, a skilled designer, project coordinator and architect with extensive large-scale, multi-purpose building credits has joined the Walters-Storyk Design Group as a Project Manager. Barrett brings nine years of on-the-ground experience with Atlanta-based Randall-Paulson Architects, Inc. to his new post.

“We first met Todd during our collaboration with Randall-Paulson on the $35 million Murray Arts Center in Atlanta, remarks WSDG co-founder Beth Walters. He played an integral roll as liaison between our offices. We were deeply impressed with his technical and his inter-personal communications abilities. Earlier this year we retained him to train our staff on our transition to REVIT, a powerful building information modeling software. That project went extremely well, and he quickly built solid relationships with our team. When a position opened up in our New York office Todd was our first draft candidate.”
Barrett joined Randall-Paulson in more

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XANTECH LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE TRAINING PROGRAM, ADDRESSING HOW CHANGING MARKET CONDITIONS WILL BECOME AN ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE TO CUSTOM SYSTEMS INTEGRATORS

Nationwide Training1 — Xantech’s product range will enable integrators to take advantage of new market trends as the housing market recovers, including more efficient whole-house audio over cost-effective Category 5 structured cabling

— National training and certification will be available through September –

SYLMAR, CA, August 3, 2009 — As part of providing unparalleled support for its dealers and integrators, Xantech, a leader in the field of audio/video remote control and distribution for 40 years, announces a new nationwide training program for its DDS Digital Delivery System, going well beyond the technology itself. At a time of significant market shifts, participants will not only have the opportunity to become Xantech “Certified Digital Delivery Specialists,” but they will also have acquired significant insight into changes in their markets and how these changes affect business. As the housing market in the more

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