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The WWE Wrestles With grandMA To Commemorate “Wrestlemania XXV” At Huge Pay-Per-View Event In Houston

WrestleWhen World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) marked the 25th anniversary of “WrestleMania” with a dynamic four-hour Pay Per View event, four grandMAs and four grandMA lites were deployed by Christie Lites. Lighting/Production Designer Jason Robinson and programmers Jeff Wilkin, Anthony (Geddy) Kordyjaka, Jason Shaw, John Buck and Troy Eckerman were tasked with programming and running the massive show, which aired on April 5 from Reliant Stadium in Houston. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. more

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Rat Sound Deploys World’s Biggest L-ACOUSTICS K1 System For Coachella And Stagecoach Festivals

coachella_yyys.jpgINDIO, California – May 2009 — If this year’s Coachella and Stagecoach festivals can be viewed as a barometer for the live sound industry, it’s going to be a stellar summer touring season regardless of what economists are predicting. More than 260,000 music fans from all over the nation and world converged at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, during the final two weekends in April to catch remarkable performances from Paul McCartney, Leonard Cohen, The Cure, The Killers, Morrissey, My Bloody Valentine, M.I.A., Public Enemy, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Kid Rock and nearly 160 other artists packed into five collective days. more

TV Magic WFX Preview

TV Magic Preview
Worship Facilities Expo (WFX)
May 14-15, Long Beach, Calif.
Booth 535 more

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WSDG MARKS FOURTH DOLBY-APPROVED STUDIO/SYSTEM DESIGN

NY’S audioEngine Studio E Meets All Performance Criteria / EFE-X Busy in Bogota

NEW YORK: Dolby is recognized for maintaining one of the industry’s most stringent acoustical installation testing programs. The approval process requires Dolby staff technicians to complete a comprehensive sequence of tests designed to measure demanding listening/performance capabilities. more

Barix Audio Over IP Devices Comprise Audio Distribution Network Across Large Shopping Mall In Portugal

Barix and Acutron Deliver Audio and Control Capabilities for Entertainment and Security Purposes

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, May 4, 2009 — Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio, intercom, control, and monitoring, announces that Acutron Electroacustica of Portugal has completed the installation of a Barix Audio over IP zoned audio solution for the Colombo shopping mall in Lisbon. The solution provides Colombo, one of the largest shopping malls in Europe, with a point-to-multipoint solution to deliver voice, audio and control signals to more than 30 locations. more

SHURE EXTENDS REBATES

SHURE EXTENDS REBATES FOR 700 MHz WIRELESS SYSTEMS TO DECEMBER 31, 2009

NILES, IL, May 4, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today announced that the Company is extending its rebate program of up to $1,000 for the trade-in of Shure 700 MHz frequency band (698-806 MHz) wireless systems and for any other manufacturers’ qualifying 700 MHz frequency band wireless systems and their related components until the end of the calendar year – to December 31, 2009. more

A Comfortable Family Theater

lht12c.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Large Home Theater Level II: $200,001-$330,000

Date design began: 10-22-05
Date installation was completed: 01-28-08

FEATURE ESSAY:

1. Synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.

This project was for a client who was designing a large residential home from the ground up with the theater being a very important room to the homeowner as they wanted a space their grandchildren, kids, and family could enjoy together. The client was interested in creating a comfortable space with a large screen, great sound, and unobstructed views. We had an optimal size space to work with; the room was 20’ wide X 34’ long with 11’ ceilings, a great size room. The objective was to seat 10 people comfortably with a bar counter in the rear for additional seating and in room dining area. more

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AVAD Announces a Distribution Partnership with B&K Components

Van Nuys, Calif. – April 29, 2009 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading distributor of custom home electronics, announced that the company has entered into a distribution agreement with B&K Components Limited. AVAD will now offer B&K’s award-winning multi-room and high-end audio components and home theater components in an ongoing commitment to provide professional installers with a competitive advantage with regard to product offerings that are easy to install and operate. more

TTM Technologies Reaches Employees on All Five Shifts with StrandVision Digital Signage

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – May 1, 2009 – TTM Technologies is meeting the challenge of keeping employees informed around the clock with a digital signage system from StrandVision LLC of Menomonie, Wis. more

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WIREWORKS PROVIDES COMPLETE LINE OF ROAD-READY OPTICALCON FIBER SOLUTIONS

~Interconnect Panels, Equipment Interface Cables and Military Grade Field Cables featuring Neutrik’s opticalCON DUO Connectors ~

LAS VEGAS, NV ─ Wireworks, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems and custom panels, presents total end-to-end Fiber Solutions complete with interface panels, equipment cables and military grade field cables ready for integration into broadcast studio, truck and remote applications based on the Neutrik opticalCON DUO connectors at NAB 2009. more

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