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Sensaphonics announces Economic Stimulus Program

Sensaphonics Economic Stimulus BucksSensaphonics Hearing Conservation, the industry leader in custom silicone earphones for musicians, has announced a limited-time trade-in program for users of other brands of custom earphones. The program, first of its kind in the industry, offers a $250 price reduction on all Sensaphonics custom earphones – including the 2X-S, 2MAX, and 3D Active Ambient models – to customers who send in their old custom earphones in trade. The program runs through the end of the 2008 calendar year. more

Meridian and Alfred Dunhill: Two of Britain’s Best Collaborate on Unique Executive Solution

Britain’s Meridian Audio Ltd., creator of uniquely sophisticated, functionally elegant digital audio and video components and systems, has far more in common with Alfred Dunhill Ltd. than quintessential Britishness—though this is not to be discounted. The two firms also share an uncompromising devotion to inherent quality and intelligent simplicity, and both qualities are much in evidence in their new, stunning, collaborative one-piece music system. Engineered exclusively by Meridian Audio for Dunhill, the Alfred Dunhill AD88 Entertainment System exploits Meridian’s peerless expertise in digital audio and loudspeaker design to achieve breathtaking musical depth, power, and detail—from a single, handsome, superbly finished component no bigger than a desktop humidor. more

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CANON U.S.A. REALiS X600 MULTIMEDIA LCOS PROJECTOR

In the past, when physics teacher Matt Sly needed to show his classes simulations, charts, and videos, he’d say, “What this is supposed to look like is….? Now, however, his physics students at Urbana High School, in Urbana, Illinois, have help in understanding complex concepts since Mr. Sly replaced his old projector with a Canon REALiS X600 Multimedia LCOS Projector. This projector provides images with exceptional color reproduction, high contrast, and high brightness – eliminating the need to dim the lights during class. more

Vaddio Introduces New ProductionVIEW Precision Camera Controller at WFX 2008

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 4, 2008) – Vaddio, the leading designer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems used in the broadcasting, audio/visual and videoconferencing industries, introduced today the new ProductionVIEW Precision Camera Controller™.

Taking the existing ProductionVIEW Super Joystick™ a step further, the Precision Camera Controller upgrades the robotic camera controller to a broadcast-quality joystick for extremely smooth and accurate pan, tilt and zoom control. In addition, it integrates CCU image control functionality into the system allowing users to control red and blue gain, detail, and iris with adjustable gain. One-push white balance (OPWB), auto white balance (AWB) and auto iris are also available to those who desire a more automated image control system. The CCU control surface gives system users real-time knobs and buttons to control each of these functions. more

DIGICO SD8 WINS AWARDS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE POND

One week in October saw UK digital mixing console manufacturer DiGiCo receive two awards for its new entry-level SD8 – Best Sound Product of the Year at the LDI Show in Las Vegas and Most Innovative Product in the Live Industry at SIEL, SATIS and Le RADIO, held in the French capital of Paris.
In Paris, RIk Hoerée and Laurent Laignel of DiGiCo’s French distributor, Apex France, were on hand to collect the Most Innovative Product in the Live Industry trophy. more

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NAD Introduces State-of-the-Art Blu-ray Disc Player with BD Live™ for Internet Connectivity

nadlogo2.jpgFast-Loading New T 587 Player Also Features BD Java, HDMI 1.3, Stunning 1080p Image Quality, and Advanced HD Audio Decoding

SHARON, MA, Nov. 4, 2008 — NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, introduces the T 587 Blu-ray Disc Player, a premium player brimming with the latest features and offering for the first time a true High Definition source for digital Home Theater systems. more

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Robert Juliat Concert-Goers Unite! Victor Followspots Attend Summerfest ’08

summerfestSummerfest ’08…’twas the time to kick back and enjoy the music, comedy and festivities at the world-famous Marcus Amphitheater in 75-acre Henry Maier Festival Park, along the lakefront in Milwaukee, WI.. But not without a showdown: Robert Juliat Super Korrigan 1200W and Victor 1800W followspots were pitted against the competitors’ and won their tickets to the show. The final decision was to go with six Victors to light the event. more

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“Party Talk” Confidential Intercom Communications at U.S. Presidential Debates

SAN DIEGO, CA, OCTOBER 29, 2008 – Coordinating behind-the-scene activities for high-profile events like the U.S. Presidential Debates requires secure, crystal-clear intercom communications, allowing producers to speak via a secure wireless intercom and be heard by only that person and relevant staff. The communication has to be interference-free.

As Owner of Best Audio and Director of Audio & Production Communications for the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), Larry Estrin has been outfitting presidential events with communication equipment since 1988. According to Estrin, “HME DX200 Wireless Intercom systems were used at the presidential debates four years ago, and producer Martin Slutsky requested the same for 2008.? Communications with the DX200 system are digitally encrypted and are virtually immune from interference in a crowded RF environment. more

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3G Wireless Turns To Nucomm For ABC Network Presidential Election Coverage

New York, NY, November 3, 2008 – Viewers wanting up-to-the-minute presidential election coverage will not miss a beat as 3G Wireless, a leading microwave transmitter and receiver provider implementing wireless HD technology, provides ABC Network with microwave equipment from Nucomm, a brand of The Vitec Group, for three days worth of its election news. Beginning the eve of Election Day, ABC will begin its pre-presidential election news using an array of Nucomm gear and will continue using the equipment for its Election Day broadcast as well as its post election coverage on Wednesday, November 5. more

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Capitol Sales Company Holds Certification Course for Mitel 3000 Telephone System Training

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 3, 2008—A class hosted by Capitol Sales Company to certify dealers on the Mitel 3000 telephone system exceeded attendance expectations by 50 percent. During late October, Capitol Sales held the popular class at its headquarters in Minnesota.

“The strong interest in this course is a clear indicator that dealers require quality, hands-on education in key categories such as telephone systems,? said Curt Hayes, President and Chief Financial Officer.

The certification course provided an overview of the telephone system features and benefits, configuration of both residential and small office applications, and programming of telephone system and voice mail. Capitol Sales Company provided lunch and the course at no charge to participants. more

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