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Stage Research Enhances Dialog In The Dark Exhibition

DialogAfter furnishing the Kansas City exhibition of Dialog in the Dark with SFX 6, the world’s leading live entertainment music/sound playback software, Stage Research has gone on to upgrade the exhibition’s permanent Atlanta installation.

Set in complete darkness, Dialog in the Dark, which has toured 22 countries, focuses on tolerance and awareness. Created by Ashoka Fellow Andreas Heinecke, a former German journalist/commentator, the exhibition utilizes scents, wind, temperatures, sound and textures to construct everyday environments and provide perceptual orientation within a world encompassing the remaining four senses. Blind or visually-impaired guides lead visitors through the installation which sharpens one’s sense of hearing with the sounds of rustling waterfalls and bustling communities. more

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RTS Supports Emma TV for Children Fighting Cancer

  • Emma Children’s Hospital in Amsterdam boasts its own TV studio in which programs are produced by and for children fighting cancer.
  • RTS and Axon, the company’s distributor in the Netherlands, are supporting the project by making equipment and know-how available to the hospital virtually free of charge.

Straubing / Amsterdam The Department of Pediatric Oncology at Amsterdam’s Emma Children’s Hospital, which is attached to the University of Amsterdam’s Academic Medical Centre, boasts an unusual facility: a TV studio in the basement from which programs are produced by and for children suffering from cancer. RTS and Axon, the company’s distribution partner in the Netherlands, are supporting this humanitarian project by providing the children’s hospital with equipment and know-how. more

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HOSA TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCES THE DA-CAPPO DA12 HARDWIRED EARSET MICROPHONE

da12ge_hi.jpgBuena Park, CA – May 2009… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, and distributor of Da-Cappo Micro Microphones throughout the Americas, is pleased to announce the introduction of the Da-Cappo DA12 Hardwired Earset Microphone. Ideal for use where the interfacing wireless microphone system remains constant, the new DA12 Hardwired Earset Microphone offers the same performance attributes of the original DA12, but with the added convenience of never having to worry about misplacing the cable and adaptor. more

Digital Rapids Bringing Encoding and Streaming Leadership to InfoComm

May 15, 2009 — Markham, Ontario: Digital Rapids will showcase a selection of its award-winning media encoding and streaming systems at the annual InfoComm exhibition for the first time this year. Best known for providing industry-leading media solutions to top-tier entertainment organizations (such as NBC Universal) and major worldwide event coverage (such as the 2008 Beijing Olympics with NBC, CCTV and other broadcasters), Digital Rapids is bringing its acclaimed technologies and expertise to broader markets with new solutions featuring new form factors, unprecedented ease of use and breakthrough affordability. Digital Rapids solutions will be demonstrated in booth 2774. more

WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES X115-P SUBWOOFER

worx_x115_hi.jpgGreensboro, NC – May 2009… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to introduce the TrueLine Series X115-P bass extension system. Featuring a compact form factor that is ideally suited for flown array clusters in fixed installations, this high output, self-powered bass system featuring a single 15-inch high excursion transducer is an outstanding choice for high energy clubs, theme park effects, houses of worship, musical theater, and numerous additional applications. more

Toronto’s Seneca College Adds Vista Systems’ Spyder

SpyderSeneca College in Toronto, Canada’s largest college, has added a Vista Systems Spyder to its video facilities at the School of Communication Arts (Seneca@York Campus). Seneca College boasts more than 100,000 students and offers multiple TV studios in its School of Communication Arts (SCA). SCA provides top quality programs in animation, graphic design, game art and animation, visual effects, television, radio, journalism, digital media, creative advertising, corporate media production, digital photography, and independent music production. The Vista Spyder will allow students in the Corporate Media Production program a unique, hands-on opportunity to learn multi-image processing and windowing using the same powerful technology currently employed at CNN, NASDAQ Marketsite, CBS, NBC and many high profile televised national awards shows. more

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CLASSPAC™ Offers Turnkey Classroom Audio/Video System

Plug-and-Play System Includes Amplified Speakers, Control Panel, Lighting Control, Projector Screen, Visualizer and Projector Mount – CLASSPAC to Be Introduced at InfoComm2009

Carson, CA and Morganville, NJ – May 14, 2009 – Prominent audio/video companies have joined forces and combined products to offer the CLASSPAC™, a completely automated, easy-to-use, plug-and-play classroom multimedia system starting at MSRP $3,499. Taking a leadership role in the CLASSPAC offering are Aurora Multimedia and OWI Incorporated with Draper Inc., Premier Mounts, WolfVision and Dimonoff as product partners. The CLASSPAC is available to ship now and will be showcased at the 2009 InfoComm Show in Orlando, FL, June 17-19. more

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Shared Storage Technology Improves Workflow in Valencia Community College’s Video Production Department

On campuses across the country, professors continue to turn to technology to ensure that their students have access to lectures, lessons and other materials critical to their success. At Valencia Community College in Orlando, a full-service video production department works with professors to create DVDs and online instructional videos that provide students with crucial information to their studies. As these tools have become more popular among the school’s professors, the video production department was recently faced with a workflow problem that would often delay project completion. To streamline its workflow, the production department installed shared storage technology from Small Tree, designer of simple-to-install, inexpensive Mac-based networking and shared storage products for professional video and audio editors. more

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Avocation’s SR-2 Turns One Serial Port into Two

04.31.2009 — In a recent Tech Tip, Russound gave a nod to a little problem solver called the SR-2, which gives two control systems bi-directional serial control of a product that has only one RS-232 port.

The adapter, offered by Avocation Systems, facilitates RX, TX and ground signals and is capable of transmission speeds up to 460800 baud.

David Dickinson, the integration specialist for Russound’s Dealer Services Department noted, “The SR-2 is the perfect solution that our customers have been looking for. Finally, a widget that is simple and does what we want and need it to do.”

Avocation sales manager Trent Mulligan says, “There’s virtually no thought in using it,” says “You power it, plug in your devices and it works.”

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Nottingham Analogue Appoints ASL Group as Canada Marketing Partner

Nottingham Analogue DecoIndianapolis, IN (May 13, 2009) – Nottingham Analogue Studios awards responsibility for the Canadian marketing and distribution of its high performance turntables to U.S. based ASL Group.

From its manufacturing site in Nottingham, England, Nottingham Analogue Studios hand-builds every turntable to perfection as it has since the company began in 1960. Every detail is fully considered – even the rubber feet must pass rigorous testing for resonance characteristics. Nothing is allowed to interfere with the promise of a uniquely pure listening experience. Consequently, Nottingham Analogue Studios consistently achieves unprecedented playback quality for its customers. more

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