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Vaddio Releases UXHD CrossPoint Universal Video Scaler and Converter

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Vaddio, the leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems, is now shipping the new UXHD CrossPoint, a dual input, dual output video format converter and scaler for HD-SDI and analog video signals.

“The UXHD CrossPoint was originally designed as a companion piece for the ProductionVIEW HD-SDI console,� explains President of Vaddio, Rob Sheeley. “As our AV integrators migrate further into camera systems that incorporate HD-SDI video distribution, there is still a need to support analog video equipment such as projectors, monitors, computers and video-playback devices that don’t support SDI. The UXHD CrossPoint takes care of this by providing a scalable analog input and output that can support HD component video (720p/1080i/1080p), SD composite and S-Video, as well as RGBHV computer resolutions up to 1920 x 1200.� more

Nashville Recording Workshop + Expo Early Bird Rates Extended One Day

The Nashville Recording Workshop + Expo 2010 says, “Our mistake is your gain!” No, they don’t have a warehouse full of surplus sofas, but they have erred in some communication on the date early bird registration closes-so to be fair, the early bird rates will stay on the registration page till through Thursday, Feb 25. more

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Triveni Digital and Rohde & Schwarz Team Up to Offer Drop-in Mobile DTV Solution

Cost-Effective Solution Gives Broadcasters Simple, Easy Path to Mobile DTV Delivery

PRINCETON, N.J. — Feb. 24, 2010 — Triveni Digital today announced that it has teamed with Rohde & Schwarz to provide broadcasters with a highly interoperable “drop-in” solution for easy and cost-effective launch of mobile DTV services. The mobile DTV solution incorporates the Triveni Digital GuideBuilderâ„¢ PSIP generator and Rohde & Schwarz equipment including the company’s software-definable R&S® SX800 exciter, the R&S® AEM100 emission multiplexer, and the R&S® AVE264 MPEG-4 audio/video encoder. Equipped with these integrated tools, U.S. broadcasters can launch mobile DTV services immediately, leveraging their existing infrastructures. more

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AV and the Economy

Understanding we’re in a recession; two good indicators of when we exit are capital investment and lending. These (investment and borrowing) are the most common tools organizations use for growth. Today, both are quite slow. This doesn’t mean companies aren’t growing, or better, changing; it just means that lending and investment are less and stretched over longer periods. more

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POWERSOFT PRESENTS ARMONÃ?A PRO AUDIO SUITE

Sound System Management Software Streamlines Operations

FARMINGDALE, NY, February 24, 2010 – Powersoft, an industry leading manufacturer of superior quality digital power amplifiers for the professional audio market, is pleased to announce the release of Armonía Pro Audio Suite sound system management software. Designed by the Powersoft R&D team to work on any PC, Armonía delivers a highly intuitive and comprehensive software solution for managing and controlling sound systems of any size or scope that rely on Powersoft amplifiers to drive the speaker systems. more

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Platinum Tools® Names Todd Cota VP – Sales

Todd Cota; Platinum Tools VP - Sales

Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce that it has named industry veteran Todd Cota vice president of sales.

MOORPARK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2010 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce that it has named industry veteran Todd Cota vice president of sales. In this role, Cota will help grow sales within current channels and develop new markets for distribution. more

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Clear-Com’s Hybrid Intercom Network Delivers Flawless Performance at the Winter Olympics 2010

Clear-Com Communication Systems, a Vitec Group brand, proudly announces that its Hybrid Network (Hybrid Time-Division Multiplexing [TDM] Matrix/IP Server Intercom Network) was chosen as the intercom solution for the opening and closing ceremonies and other events of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The P.A. People, a premier AV supplier and integrator managing the ceremonies’ entire communications setup, selected the Hybrid Network for the unique level of flexibility it offers – a critical factor in meeting the high demands of this event. more

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InfoComm to Conduct AV Technology Tours Using Listen Technologies Tour Group Systems

Listen Technologies Corporation has announced sponsorship of the InfoComm 2010 AV Technology Tours via an in-kind donation of its Tour Group systems.

Listen’s tour group systems, which transmit the tour guide’s voice to receivers worn by tour participants, will be used to facilitate the AV Technology Tours at the 2010 InfoComm convention in Las Vegas. These tours visit technical and entertainment venues in the city, offering a behind-the-scenes look at how leading edge AV technology has been implemented. Tour participants will have an opportunity to hear from the experts that operate these venues as well as understand real world applications of the technologies being exhibited on the show floor. AV Technology Tour venues include the recording studio at the Palms, Cirque du Soleil’s Ka, Love and O theaters, and the MGM Mirage LEED-Certified City. more

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Adder Delivers Professional Digital Signage For The Masses

CAMBRIDGE, UK and Las Vegas, NV – Feb 24th, 2010 – Adder, the experts in connectivity solutions will showcase the new AdderLink LPV150 at the Digital Signage Expo in booth 1142 on February 24 -25 in Las Vegas.

The AdderLink LPV is a new range of ‘Line Powered Video’ extenders which allows users to install customer focused marketing campaigns in their stores. The product has been designed to deliver full HD 1080p content to your screen, and extend across distances of up to 500 feet. more

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AVI-SPL Achieves Advanced Unified Communications Specialization from Cisco

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Specialization positions AVI-SPL to provide a full range of UC solutions and services

AVI-SPL, a leading provider of video and audio communications solutions announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Unified Communications Specialization from Cisco®. This specialization recognizes AVI-SPL as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support comprehensive Cisco Unified Communications solutions. more

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