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DIGICO SD8 IS A (PINBALL) WIZARD AS DI-RECT DOES TOMMY

Di-rect lead singer Tim Akkerman (left) with David Hol, front of house engineer.DiGiCo’s latest console, the SD8, has already been welcomed on a range of tours with one of the more unusual productions being a version of The Who’s rock opera, Tommy, being performed in the Netherlands.
Although combining popular music with theatre – exemplified by shows like Mamma Mia and We Will Rock You – is currently a popular genre of entertainment, combining that idea with genuine live rock’n’roll is quite a tough challenge. But, it’s one that popular Dutch four piece band Di-rect has risen to and ticket demand for the 90-date theatre tour of their homeland has been exceptional. more

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AURALEX STRIKES A CHORD WITH LEADING GUITAR MANUFACTURER GIBSON FOR ITS SONICPRINT ACOUSTICAL PANELS

ANAHEIM, CA, JANUARY 16, 2009 – Auralex Acoustics and legendary guitar manufacturer, Gibson, collaborate to provide “Art of Sound” guitar images for Auralex’s SonicPrint line. Auralex, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, has gained access to Gibson’s gallery of images for its innovative SonicPrint custom-printed, artistic ProPanels line. Auralex is now licensed to print any Gibson, Gibson USA, The Gibson Original, Gibson Acoustics, Gibson Custom Art, Epiphone, Dobra, Tobias and Steinberger brand materials and product images onto its SonicPrint panels. more

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Upgrade your TV with Panorama

Bowers & Wilkins unveils a new breed of soundbar.

The Bowers & Wilkins Panorama is the ideal way of upgrading your flatscreen TV’s sound. Amazing audio quality with surround sound and stereo. Active center speaker for wonderful movie sound. Simple connection and set up. A true one-box solution: no subwoofer required. more

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Chief FUSION Series Mounts Shipping Soon

FUSION Video ConferenceMinneapolis, MN. — (January 2009) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in projector, monitor and flat panel TV mounting solutions, as well as progressive online tools, is excited to announce that the FUSION Series will begin shipping at the end of January. The mounts focus on usability and speed of installation and were designed to solve some of the toughest installation challenges. more

Scharff Weisberg Supports “Shrek The Musical”

ShrekIt was an ogre of a job, but Scharff Weisberg handily embraced video and lighting support for “Shrek the Musical” on Broadway. The popular show is a production of DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions Ltd.

“We’ve had the great pleasure of spending the last few months in the company of the big, green, ugly guy known as Shrek and the production team behind his Broadway musical,” notes Josh Weisberg. “These folks have pulled some nifty tricks out of their hats using three Panasonic PT-D10000U 10K video projectors and a FLED 11io 11mm LED wall we provided. And of course, the only media server the big, green guy would want on his show is a quartet of Green-Hippo Hippotizer V3 HD media servers.” more

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Intelix Releases 1×8 Video, Audio, and Control Twisted Pair Distribution Amplifier

DIGI-VGASD-T8Middleton, WI- Intelix LLC, U.S. manufacturer of audio/video equipment and software, recently announced the release of the DIGI-VGASD-T8, a professional-grade active distribution amplifier which distributes VGA video component video, stereo audio, and IR or RS232 control signals from a single source to eight remote destinations via inexpensive twisted pair cable, such as Cat 5 or Cat 6. In addition, the DIGI-VGASD-T8 also distributes 1080i component video when used with Intelix DIGI-V3SD component video baluns and conversion cables. more

SYMETRIX TO EXHIBIT AT ISE, BOOTH #3C104

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WASHINGTON – JANUARY 2009: Symetrix will be exhibiting its Symetrix, SymNet, Lucid and AirTools-branded signal processing solutions at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) Show in booth #3C104 with their distributor, Iemke Roos Audio BV, Netherlands. Visitors will see the launch of a new AirTools product and be given hands-on demonstrations of the new SymNet Designer 8.0 software and the Symetrix Automix Matrix 780. The SymNet Designer 8.0 software adds over fifty new features to the world’s most advanced audio DSP control software, including context-sensitive help, new module information, and an order-of-magnitude faster operation. The Symetrix Automix Matrix 780 is the latest in the Integrator Series of products for cost-efficient and feature-rich installations in bars, restaurants, hotels, clubs, and other small to medium-sized venues. more

RF CENTRAL OFFERS TELEVISION STATIONS ENHANCED FLEXIBILITY WITH LAUNCH OF RFX-DIGITAL FIXED LINKS

rfx-gl-digital-fixed-links.jpgCarlisle, PA, January15, 2009 – RF Central, a Brand of The Vitec Group, is proud to introduce its new family of digital fixed links, the GL Series, to broadcasters throughout the country. As an ideal solution for Studio Transmitter Link (STL), Transmitter Studio Link (TSL) and Inter City Relay (ICR) applications, the versatile GL Series modular platforms offer the use of different boards, allowing the units to accept analog video, E3, EI (4x), ASI or SDI inputs with the option of mixing signals together and sending all signals over a single link. more

Pantel’s New Addition to Waterproof “Mirror? LCD HDTV Line Makes a Splash

Pantel Waterproof “Mirror? LCD TVGARDEN GROVE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2009 — Pantel (www.panteltv.com), the worldwide leader in outdoor weatherproof TV solutions, is proud to announce that it has added to its new waterproof “Mirror TV? product line, and the new 42-inch model made quite a splash when it was launched at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas, Nev. from Jan 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The PAN-42MR joins the current acclaimed lineup of 20-, 26-, and 32-inch screen sizes, which are perfect not only for certain outdoor applications, but specifically for indoor applications such as bathrooms, showers, and saunas, as well. more

Draper Introduces Fine Art for FlatScreens

tapestry-shades.jpg(Spiceland, Ind.) – A leading provider of motorized projection screens, window coverings and projector lifts has joined forces with the world’s largest weaver of tapestries. Screen manufacturer Draper, Inc. and Fine Art Tapestries introduce Fine Art for FlatScreens, which conceals a flatscreen television with a stunning work of art and reveals it at the touch of a switch or wireless controller. more

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