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Vista Systems’ Spyder Delivers Winning Performance For Stimulated, Inc. At “2008 MTV Movie Awards”

mtvStimulated, Inc., experts at streamlining the multiformat process, have once again turned to Vista Systems’ Spyder for a high-profile TV project: the “2008 MTV Movie Awards? which aired live on the cablenet, June 1st. Mike Myers hosted the popular annual awards show from Universal City’s Gibson Amphitheatre.

Burbank-based Stimulated, Inc. specializes in original screen content for TV award shows, major TV music and event specials, concert tours and game shows. It first tapped Vista Spyder video processing technology for Al Gore’s “Live Earth? for which they created the Giants Stadium screen content. The company subsequently used Spyder on the game shows “1 vs. 100,? “Moment of Truth,? and “Duel? and on “Ellen’s Really Big Show,? a TBS special hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. more

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Two new amplifiers from Atlas Sound

Atlas Sound Strategy Series Amplifier CP400LOTS OF POWER, LOW COST

PHOENIX, AZ, July 28, 2008 – Equipped with versatile features and offering plenty of power, reliability, and affordable price tags, the new Strategy Series AA60 mixer amplifier and CP400 professional power amplifiers from Atlas Sound are now shipping. more

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LEADING THE SHOEGAZER’S MARCH

James ChapmanShure Steps Out with James Chapman and Maps

NORTHAMPTON, UK, July 28, 2008 — Working under the name Maps, James Chapman recorded Start Something at home on a 16-track recorder in 2006. Subsequently released on his own label, Last Space Recordings, the project met with critical acclaim leading to 2007′s We Can Create, a full-length album given note for its synth-fed spirituality and psychedelia. more

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SAMA PROSOUND COMPANY CELEBRATES 40 YEARS WITH SHURE

NILES, IL, July 29, 2008 — This year, Shure Incorporated’s channel partner in Korea, Sama ProSound, is celebrating its 40th year as a Shure Distributor. Mr. Joong S. Inn established the firm and began its partnership with Shure in 1968. more

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ALWAYS HAVE AT LEAST ONE… SYMETRIX ZONE MIX 760

bodyscapesfitness.JPGBOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – JULY 2008: The feasibility of meeting clients’ needs with sophisticated, but cost-effective solutions for small-scale sound installations in health clubs, bars, restaurants, and other such establishments has passed a critical threshold with the advent of the Symetrix Zone Mix 760 fixed-architecture DSP. With four mic inputs; eight stereo line-level inputs; six outputs with up to six zone assignments; all of the most-used signal processing blocks perfected in the SymNet brand of large-scale, open-architecture DSP systems; and a price point that harmonizes beautifully with the limited budgets of small-scale clients, the Zone Mix 760 is the modern solution to problems that used to be solved with easy-to-mess-up mixers, inelegant consumer gear, or chimerical assemblages held together by prayers and duct tape. more

125th AES CONVENTION WORKSHOPS TIMELY, ECLECTIC, CHALLENGING

125th AES Workshops Co-Chair David HarrisArchiving, Game Audio, Data Loss, The ‘Retro Format’ Trend & ‘Big Mistakes’

SAN FRANCISCO: “Our mandate for the 125th AES Convention Workshops Program was to identify the most compelling issues facing the pro audio industry, and to select panels capable of clarifying them,? reports Workshops Co-Chair Dave Harris. “In addition to a number of strong individual presentations, we have also grouped a pair of presentation tracks to address Archiving and Game Audio as comprehensively as possible.? more

Chief Introduces New Power-Infused Mounts

CMS445PMinneapolis, MN, USA — (July 2008) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in flat panel TV and projector mounts, now offers power-infused mounts and accessories. These new products offer power, power conditioning, and surge protection to Chief’s popular suspended ceiling kits and in-wall box. Improve the audio and video performance of projectors and flat panel TVs by cleaning and purifying the AC while also providing surge and spike protection. more

API ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE FIRST VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

visionary_scholarships_lg.jpgJESSUP, MARYLAND – JULY 2008: API, manufacturer of high-end analog processors and audio production consoles, is pleased to announce the three winners of their first annual Visionary Scholarship designed to foster creativity and excellence for the pro audio industry’s next generation of sound engineers. The scholarship is available to students enrolled at universities that have made the API Vision stereo/surround analog console a cornerstone of their students’ education. API awarded Myoung Nam, Andrei Duma, and Oresti Tsonopoulos each with $2,000 for a successful essay and the optional submission of recorded material. more

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Bowery Presents Goes With L-ACOUSTICS Sound System For Music Hall Of Williamsburg

music_hall_stage.jpgBROOKLYN, New York – July 2008 – Independent concert promotion company Bowery Presents has long been associated with excellent live sound. The owner/promoters behind some of New York City’s most beloved rock venues, Bowery Presents has maintained consistently top-notch sound reinforcement across all of its clubs and concert halls, including Mercury Lounge, The Bowery Ballroom, Webster Hall, and the new 3,000-capacity Terminal Five. Last year, Bowery Presents expanded to Brooklyn, opening the 550-capacity Music Hall of Williamsburg, which boasts a powerhouse sound system by L-ACOUSTICS. more

Rise Vision, Inc. Adds Presentation Management Wizard, Live Content for LED Tickers to its Rise Display Network Digital Signage Web Service

Automatic quarterly updates to Software-as-a-Service content management system enable improved control of digital signage networks

Rise Vision LogoETOBICOKE, Ontario – July 29, 2008 – Rise Vision, Inc., a provider of a web-based content management system for the control of digital signage networks, has issued the Summer ’08 Release of its Rise Display Network (RDN) service. Quarterly updates are one of the significant benefits of RDN, and are included in the subscription price. Because RDN is developed on a Software-as-a-Service platform, new versions of the software are automatically installed on display devices, ensuring that users benefit immediately. New features for this quarter’s upgrade focus on tools to ease content management, improve web site navigation, and incorporate live content into LED ticker displays. more

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