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Shure Supports New Legislation to Protect Wireless Microphone Users From Interference

The President and CEO of Shure Incorporated, Sandy LaMantia, today expressed the Company’s strong support for legislation recently introduced by Representative Bobby Rush (D-IL) that proposes to protect 13 different classes of wireless microphone users from interference that could result from the operation of new devices that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved for frequencies (known as the “white spaces?) currently occupied by wireless microphone users. more

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AVI-SPL to Exhibit at Florida Education Technology Conference in Orlando

AVI-SPL to Showcase SMART Technologies, Varitronics Products

AVI-SPL, the largest global integrator of audio visual and video conferencing systems and services today announced it will showcase the latest products from SMART Technologies and Varitronics at the 2010 Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC), which will be held January 12-15 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. more

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Electro Acoustics, Inc. Chooses Vista Spyder to Create Videowall Effects for New Youth Center at Hillcrest Baptist Church

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Fort Worth-based Electro Acoustics, Inc. has selected a Vista Spyder X20 to create powerful videowall effects in the new youth center at Hillcrest Baptist Church, Cedar Hill, Texas. Primarily a design-build firm, Electro Acoustics works with architects and clients to provide turnkey audio, video, acoustics, lighting and control systems.

Having designed and built technical systems for the sanctuary in Hillcrest’s main building, Electro Acoustics returned to configure the main worship room for the new youth center which hosts dynamic REVO Meetings on Wednesday evenings for middle school and high school students. more

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PESA’s mid-sized Cougar 32X32 3G-SDI Router Offers a Wide Range of New Features in a Compact 1RU package.

Huntsville, Alabama – January 4, 2010- PESA, a major provider of broadcast and Pro AV distribution and router transport solutions expands its line of mid-sized routers with the updated 32X32 Cougar-3. Officially introduced at NAB2009, Cougar-3 is now positioned at a more competitive price point and includes several new features making it a much more attractive package for small to mid-size video switching environments. more

Furman ISE 2010 Product Preview

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See Us in Home Cinema Europe Booth 1L53 and Elan/Sunfire/Aton/Furman Booth 1K88

Furman provides comprehensive worldwide power management solutions for pro A/V and residential home cinema applications. At ISE 2010, Furman products will be on display in two locations: the full pro and residential product lines will be on display and demonstrated at Elan/Sunfire/Aton/Furman booth 1K88, while the residential product line will also be featured as part of the Home Cinema Europe demonstration at booth 1L53. In this demonstration, Furman power management will be utilized in a full custom theater experience featuring equipment from top brands such as ADA, avielo by Projection Design, dBox, Fortress Seating, Omnimount, RBH Speaker, Screen Research, and Tributaries. more

Perfect Path™ by PPC®: 2010 International CES Product Preview

Perfect Path™ by PPC®
2010 International CES Product Preview
Jan. 7-10, LVCC, Las Vegas
Booth South 1 20959

Perfect Path(TM) by PPC(R) at the 2010 International CES:

At the 2010 International CES, Perfect Path(TM) by PPC(R), whose innovative products are behind the wall in more than 100 million homes, will present several new products built to address the needs of consumers. The impact of these products is simple: give the consumer the best home theater experience possible. Perfect Path’s consumer cables, which include the only patented locking HDMI cable to prevent loosening at the port, feature maximum performance and reliability driven by decades of innovation, product research, patent development, and customer commitment. more

Call for Submissions – SVC Digital Signage Special Report

svc_dig_sign_rr.jpgAttention content creators! SVC magazine will run a “Digital Signage Special Report” highlighting top content creators around the globe.
If you have created content for digital signage (including–but not limited to: Sports Arenas, Retail, Airports, Hospitals, Houses of Worship, Corporate or Office buildings, etc.) you are eligible for inclusion in the report. more

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Simple and Intuitive Control for Second-home Monitoring

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The 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 VI: $800,000 – $2 Million

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Date design began: 01-06-07
Date installation was completed: 02-11-08

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FEATURE ESSAY

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

The client wanted a home where all the control to operate the house worked as one in a simple and intuitive manner. This is also a second home, so monitoring the systems of this mountain home from the main sea level residence was more

Vibrant Design’s Ellen Waggett Gets On-Air Kudos for Designing Distinctive New Dressing Rooms for “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon?

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Fallon

It’s not often that a production designer gets a shout out on network television but Ellen Waggett received on-air compliments from client Jimmy Fallon and his guest, style guru Tim Gunn, after she completely revamped the guest dressing rooms and designed a new guest band room for NBC’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.?

Fallon noted that all the dressing rooms he’s been in on talk shows “look like a hospital ward? and called Waggett’s transformational design “incredible? and “cool.? Gunn echoed Fallon’s praise adding a “wonderful? declaration of his own. more

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BERKLEE TO INSTALL THREE 32-CHANNEL API LEGACY PLUS CONSOLES

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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts is one of the most widely recognized and respected institutions of higher education for students seeking careers in the music industry. Founded in 1945 at a time when all other conservatories shunned contemporary music, Berklee gave its students a distinctly relevant education by teaching jazz, folk, and other modern genres that captivated the public imagination. With alumni earning more than 175 Grammy Awards, Berklee continues that tradition of relevance today by offering degrees with unparalleled depth and breadth across the many facets that make the music industry hum. In a move inspired both by pedagogy and recognition of the enduring role of high-end analog equipment in the recording industry, the Music Production and Engineering Department recently announced that it will replace three of its existing consoles with three 32-channel API Legacy Plus consoles. more

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