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Scott Sugden Named Head Of US Touring Support For L-ACOUSTICS

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OXNARD, California — L-ACOUSTICS is pleased to announce the formal appointment of Scott Sugden to the newly-created post of Head of US Touring Support. The announcement comes from L-ACOUSTICS Head of Touring Support Florent Bernard to whom he reports.

Over the past two years, Sugden had been contributing to L-ACOUSTICS US’ success as an independent contractor. Now officially a full-time staff member, Sugden will continue to be based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. more

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White Mark Completes Its Second Project For Hogarth Worldwide

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Advertising implementation agency Hogarth Worldwide has undergone such dramatic growth that it has more than doubled its office space in London’s Shaftesbury Avenue.

As a result of this expansion, the company has also increased its post production facilities by building six new video editing suites and a 5.1 surround sound dubbing suite for television advertising projects. These were all designed and installed by acoustic and technical design consultancy White Mark Ltd. more

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A-1 Audio Installs Yamaha IMX644 Digital Rackmount Mixers at Big Cedar Lodge

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TABLE ROCK LAKE, Mo.⎯Located just ten miles south of Branson, Missouri on Table Rock Lake and tucked into the wooded hillsides of the Ozark Mountains, Big Cedar Lodge (a Bass Pro Shop property) has become a popular meeting/vacation paradise – complete with Jack Nicklaus signature golf course and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park. It is also home to the new Grandview Conference Center. Big Cedar Lodge recently hired A-1 Audio (Hollister, Mo.) to install a sound system in the 1,000-seat Grand Ballroom (the space can be separated into four individual meeting rooms). Five Yamaha IMX644 digital rackmount mixers were installed to accommodate the Lodge’s requirements. more

AVI-SPL adds Industry Veterans to the Video and UC team

Company set to capitalize on increased demand for video communications services

AVI-SPL, a leading provider of video and audio communications solutions, today announced the addition of two video industry veterans, Bob Zimmermann and Mitch Moore, to the Video and Unified Communications (UC) team. Zimmermann and Moore will serve as business development managers for the western and eastern territories, respectively. more

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The GRAMMY Museum Hosts ‘Mississippi Night’ With Hartley Peavey, Hubert Sumlin & More

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Music and audio innovator Hartley Peavey participated in “Mississippi Night at The GRAMMY Museum,” a preamble to the 52nd GRAMMY Awards held January 28 in Los Angeles to celebrate the state’s vast contributions to popular music.

Peavey, founder and CEO of Peavey Electronics Corporation, discussed career opportunities in music with Los Angeles-area high school students before delivering an inspiring address during the evening program, which featured performances from some of the state’s brightest musical lights—a reflection of the great diversity of Mississippi music. more

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Samsung Techwin Enhances Active Learning Experience With the New SAMCAM 860 Document Camera

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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (February 9, 2010) – Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division (www.samcam860.com), a market leader in document camera technology, today announced the SAMCAM 860 – an exciting new document camera with several features seldom found on cameras priced under $799. “Educators have determined that students taught with active learning instruction techniques, which engage and involve them in the lesson, will have better retention of the material,? said Richard Bellomy, V.P. of Sales for the Electronic Imaging Division. “We put the key, high-end features into an affordable camera, with the goal to help bring state-of-the-art education tools to the masses.? more

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SOUND DEVICES INTRODUCES CL-9 LINEAR FADER CONTROLLER FOR 788T DIGITAL RECORDER AT NAB 2010

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LAS VEGAS, NV — Sound Devices introduces its latest accessory for its best-selling 788T Digital Recorder, the new CL-9 Linear Fader Controller, at NAB 2010 (Booth C1354). With the addition of the CL-9, the already powerful 788T becomes a complete mixing/recording system, perfect for audio capture in sound-for-picture, broadcast and music-oriented productions. more

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MITSUBISHI DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AMERICA ADDS PORTABLE WXGA AND FULL HD MODELS TO ITS PROJECTOR LINE-UP

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Mitsubisih’s two new portable HD projectors weigh approximately eight pounds each and blast 4,000 lumens. Joining the family is the WD620U, a new wide-format WXGA / 720p resolution projector and the FD630U 1080p full high-definition resolution projector. These two HD projectors offer amazing image quality, easy mobility and a low cost of ownership, including a filter-free design and a remarkably long-life lamp estimated to last up to 5000 hours.

FD630U and WD620U Complement Higher Resolution Computers for High-Definition Projection in Commercial and Business Applications

IRVINE, Calif., February 9, 2010 — Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America’s Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality, high-definition presentation and display products, expands its high-brightness projector line-up with two new portable HD projectors that weigh approximately eight pounds each and blast 4,000 lumens. Joining the family is the WD620U, a new wide-format WXGA / 720p resolution projector and the FD630U 1080p full high-definition resolution projector. more

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Westbury National Awarded Systems Integration Contracts with Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB) and CIBC

TORONTO – Westbury National Show Systems is pleased to announce being awarded two prestigious systems integration contracts to kick off a busy 2010.

The first is a multimillion dollar contract with Dalhousie University in Halifax to facilitate an innovative distance learning program that allows first and second year medical students to attend classes at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John (UNBSJ). Linking the two universities will be high bandwidth, high definition videoconferencing systems with extensive collaboration, signal distribution, visual display, audio and control systems at both campuses. more

Inland AV Open House Features Digital Projection 3D Demonstration

ATLANTA, GA – February 9, 2009 – Inland AV, an audiovisual products and services integrator based in Canada, will hold an open house event on February 12, 2010, in the Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre. Entitled “Reaching for AV Gold,? Inland AV will showcase some of the most innovative commercial AV products available today. Leading manufacturers will also hold in-depth training seminars on more

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