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SI Screens Donates 100-Inch Motorized Projection Screen for TV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episode

SI Screens TPM100 Theater Performance Motorized 100-inch projection screenAustin, Texas, July 7, 2009 – SI (www.siscreens.com) is proud to announce that it has donated a TPM100 Theater Performance Motorized 100-inch projection screen for a recently aired episode of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The screen was installed by Media Design of Fort Worth, Texas. more

Big Show Construction Management Helms Build Out Of Kissinger Global Conference Room At The Paley Center For Media In New York

paleyBig Show Construction Management (BSCM) served as construction manager for the showpiece Kissinger Global Conference Room at The Paley Center for Media’s midtown Manhattan location at 25 West 52 Street. The room, whose design and architectural services were provided by Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, was unveiled in April as a multifunctional space for teleconferences, meetings, presentations and catered events. It will be the new home for many of the Paley Center’s Media Council industry dialogues. more

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SHURE X2u XLR-TO-USB SIGNAL ADAPTER IS NOW SHIPPING

x2u_hr.jpgShure Incorporated today announced that the X2u XLR-to-USB Signal Adapter is now shipping and is available by itself or in bundles with either the SM57 or SM58® microphones.

“Over the past several years, more and more musicians, both professional and amateur, have taken recording into their own hands at home, on the road, in their bedroom, basement, tour bus…wherever,? said Chad Wiggins, Shure’s Category Manager for Wired Microphones. “With this new product, we’re bringing the legendary heritage of Shure microphones to every level of performer and home recording artist as the proliferation of digital recording continues.? more

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Industry Leader Mitek Electronics and Communications Group Joins SystemsPlus™ Health Solutions

sp_health.jpgNSCA’s Insurance Solution Helps Members Stabilize Healthcare Costs
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, July 6, 2009 — Mitek Electronics and Communications Group recently switched insurance providers to join the industry-specific insurance solutions program, NSCA’s SystemsPlus™ Health Solutions, which has added more than 900 new lives to the program in just the last two weeks. more

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MEGA PLAYGROUND FOR ROBERT SIEGEL DIRECTORIAL DEBUT

rob-siegel-l-mike-smollin-r150-dpi6171.jpgCustomized Color Correction For RED Feature

NEW YORK: Riding the positive industry feedback wave for his hit screenplay for The Wrestler, Robert Siegel recently put the finishing touches on Big Fan, his maiden directorial effort which he also scripted. Starring Patton Oswalt, and shot with RED by Goodbye Solo DP Michael Simmonds, the film received solid notices at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. more

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Wisdom Audio Launches High-End, Powered Sage Series SCS “Suitcase? Sub at 2009 CEDIA Expo

CARSON CITY, Nev., July 6, 2009 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, is proud to announce that it will launch its new Sage Series SCS “suitcase? subwoofer at the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth SR-8. more

Martin Audio AQ’s Deliver At ?Digital Gallery?

sequence-_1.jpg–Sound Division’s Integrated A/V Solution For London’s Bar Sequence––

Bar Sequence, a unique interactive video bar has opened in Islington’s Essex Road with Martin Audio architectural AQ loudspeakers handling all of the audio output.

Owner Aria Ariantalab has spent close to £1million fulfilling his dream to create a 75-capacity environment (with separate pavement seating) in which everyone from media creatives to gamers interact in a social environment. more

AES REDESIGNED WEBSITE GOES LIVE

aesorg-homepage.jpgStreamlined, Updated, Expanded & User Friendly

NEW YORK: The Audio Engineering Society Web Development Team has completed a massive overhaul of their website’s 12-year-old design. Distinguished by a sophisticated user interface, drop down menus and enhanced social networking, audio/visual and search capabilities, the user-friendly site allows content from lower levels to ‘float’ to the home page and provides quick access to all areas of the website. more

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The New Labyrinth Of Sciences And Arts Museum In Mexico Chooses Harkness Screens

labyrinth-of-sciences-and-the-arts-museum-3d-theater-in-san-luis-potosi-mexico.jpgHarkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for entertainment venues, was the screen of choice at the newly opened Labyrinth of Sciences and Arts Museum in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. The museum, which features a 31 x 17 foot Harkness Spectral 240 3D screen and MF Wrap-round frame for a film that is part of its Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia exhibit, opened to rave reviews. more

From Man Cave to Whole Home Control

ih03a_200.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 Integrated Home, Level I: $67,500 – $120,000

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Date design began: 03-01-07
Date installation was completed: 11-15-07

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1. Please provide a short four to six sentence synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.

The client had just purchased the home and wanted to finish out the basement by building the ultimate “man cave.” We started in the basement with the home theater, card room, billiard room, and a garage that doubles as a dance club and ended up installing a system throughout the entire house. more

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