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Revolabs Breaks Audio Performance Barrier With New Executive HD(TM) Wireless Microphone System

RevolabsMAYNARD, MASS (February 10, 2009) – Revolabs, the leading provider of wireless audio products for enhancing collaboration, today announced the next generation of its microphone systems for the professionally installed AV market. The Executive HD makes a breakthrough in audio performance for wireless microphones intended for professional applications involving speech.

The new Executive HD system provides the sound fidelity of wired microphones with the added appeal of a versatile wireless set-up. High definition audio clarity and full 50Hz-22kHz frequency response, enabled by Revolabs DFS22TM proprietary audio processing, are the key factors behind the improved audio performance. With an optimized speech codec, the new Revolabs system handles live sound, voice reinforcement, recording, and wideband video- or audio- conferencing applications superbly. Revolabs DFS22™, ‘Designed For Speech’, technology improves the intelligibility and presence when reproducing the spoken word. more

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Fat Frogs Join More Than A Million People On The Mall In Washington For Obama Inaugration

MallIt was a historic occasion. More than a million people turned out on the Mall in Washington, D.C. to witness the inauguration of Barack Obama. It was perhaps not as well known that 11 Fat Frogs were there too, controlling fixtures from Christie Lites, which, last November, supported Obama’s victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of Zero88 in North America.

“We were very fortunate to have two career-milestone gigs,” says Robert A. Roth, of Christie Lites, about the victory speech and Mall events. “They were very rewarding personally and professionally.” more

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Robert Juliat Lights Innovative Display Technology At New England Patriots Hall Of Fame

PatriotsRobert Juliat Quincy profiles play a key role in the new Hall at Patriot Place, a unique sports and educational experience showcasing the history of the New England Patriots and housing the team’s Hall of Fame. The venue, adjacent to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, includes four 30-foot (9.14m) high Magink pylons whose digital displays highlight the careers of each Hall of Famer via video, still images and text information. more

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QSC SET TO LAUNCH NEW CSM SERIES

CSMTrio of new stage monitors joins company’s top-of-the-line catalog of concert sound offerings

COSTA MESA, CA, February 9, 2009—QSC’s new CSM Series stage monitors are set to make their industry debut. Representing the latest additions to the Costa Mesa, California-based manufacturer’s catalog of premium concert sound products, the CSM Series comprises three models: the CSM10, CSM12, and CSM15. more

QSC INTRODUCES NEW SURFACE MOUNT SUBWOOFER

ADS28TwDual eight-inch system is ideally suited for large or small applications

COSTA MESA, CA, February 9, 2009—As the latest addition to QSC’s AcousticDesign Series, the model AD-S28Tw surface mount subwoofer is acoustically matched to all other offerings within the AD Series. Shipped with a spec sheet revealing a continuous power handling capacity of 250 watts and capabilities for managing up to 700 watt peaks, the new subwoofer has a 70/100 volt multi-tap transformer with eight ohm bypass, frequency response of 42 Hz-165 Hz, and sensitivity of 94 dB (1W/1m). more

Shure Gets Lead Role at Obama Inaugural

Springsteen and choirSHURE GETS LEAD ROLE AT OBAMA INAUGURAL OPENING CEREMONY

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 9, 2009—The HBO open signal presentation of “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial” served as the nation’s televised kickoff of the 56th Presidential Inauguration. Captured live at the National Mall, the event drew hundreds of thousands to our nation’s capital to see and hear a stellar lineup of talent, including Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, U2, Sheryl Crow, Shakira, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, and others. Sound reinforcement for the star-studded concert was courtesy of Clair Global and was mixed-for-air by veteran television production mixer Ed Greene. Wireless chosen for the event included 16 channels of Shure UR4D systems, using various combinations of bodypack and handheld transmitters, many of which sported SM58® capsules. more

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GRAMMY® AWARDS SHOW RELIES ON AUDIO-TECHNICA MICROPHONES FOR 12TH STRAIGHT YEAR

— Audio-Technica provides over 250 mics for the live broadcast of the GRAMMY® Awards, as A-T maintains its definitive presence at high-profile awards shows —

STOW, OH, February 9, 2009 — For the 12th year in a row, Audio-Technica maintained its status as the hallmark of superior sound at the GRAMMY® Awards Show, known throughout the industry as Music’s Biggest Night®. This year at the 51st Annual GRAMMYs, held February 8, 2009, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a particular emphasis was placed on live performances, with 25% more featured nominees and performers than in the past. For the live show and broadcast, Audio-Technica supplied over 250 of its acclaimed microphones, including an impressive array of hard-wired mics and Artist Elite® 5000 Series UHF Wireless Systems. more

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Crestron Eagles Program Donates Theater to Marines

Crestron Eagles Program Honors Heroes; Dedication Ceremony Officially Opens New Home Theater at Camp Lejeune for Wounded Warriors Battalion – East

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, February 9, 2009 — Crestron hosted the second Eagles Program dedication ceremony yesterday for the Wounded Warriors Battalion – East at Camp Lejeune, NC, unveiling the new home theater donated to provide comfort and entertainment for America’s heroes recovering from injuries sustained during combat overseas. The Crestron Eagles Program was conceived by Crestron President George Feldstein to honor the service and sacrifice of our wounded warriors returning home from battle. more

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Jupiterbay Information Kiosks Make the Grade

St. Cloud, MINNESOTA, (February 2009) – Jupiterbay, Inc., a leading full-service integrator of digital signage and displays, is making it easier for students and visitors to find their way at St. Cloud Technical College in St. Cloud, MN, with touch-screen kiosks that provide interactive maps and a calendar of campus events.

“Using interactive kiosks is a natural for any situation where up to the minute information and directions need to be available at all hours,? said Tony Picciola, President of Jupiterbay. “A campus setting and a busy schedule of college happenings is a great fit for our system.? more

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Atlas Sound Breaks the Silence on Sound Masking

Atlas Sound continues to lead the charge in education and increasing industry knowledge by announcing the release of a new textbook on sound masking.
Sound Masking Done Right – Simple Solutions for Complex Problems by Dr. Robert Chanaud is a complete look at speech privacy and sound masking systems, covering everything from the intent, advantages, and principles behind today’s audio privacy to the specific requirements, system designs, and potential problems involved in their installation and use. The often misunderstood sound masking is the technique of using electronically generated sound to mask private conversations, distracting conversations, or annoying background sounds. more

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