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Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Wins Big With JBL VerTex, VRX and Control Contractor Loudspeakers

Demonstrating JBL Professional’s ability to provide loudspeaker solutions for all environments, Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City recently renovated its pool area, coffee shop and food court. The renovated areas feature new sound reinforcement systems that include JBL VERTEC® line arrays, VRX portable line arrays and Control® Contractor ceiling speakers. more

TV GLOBO TAKES BRAZIL’S 2008 CARNIVAL FESTIVITIES TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH FIRST LIVE HD BROADCAST USING RF CENTRAL MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY

tv-globo-camera-in-crowd.jpgRio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 30, 2008 – Leading Brazil station TV Globo International (TVBI) recently offered viewers a front-row view of the famed Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo annual Carnival when it broadcast the event for the first time live in HD. Channel 18 in Sao Paulo was able to deliver 32 hours of real-time action through the use of microwave technology by RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider. more

NUCOMM ROLLS OUT NEW WIRELESS OPTIONS AT NAB 2008 WIRELESS OPTIONS AT NAB 2008

cc-1-pic1.jpgLas Vegas, NV, April 30, 2008 – Nucomm, Inc., a worldwide provider of premier digital and analog video microwave systems, recently broadened its wireless camera control capabilities with its NAB 2008 debut of the new CC-1 Camera Control unit. Designed to work with Nucomm’s signature CamPac 2 HD/SD COFDM camera-back transmitter, the CC-1 expands the features of the CamPac 2 through a software-based data interface that allows the CP2/CC-1 to work with various types of camera manufacturer control panels and command protocols. more

Audio Visual Professional Group And JBL VerTec Powered Line Arrays Perform For LeAnn Rimes In Concert

Demonstrating the versatility and convenience of JBL VERTEC® DP Series powered line arrays, Audio Video Professional Group (AVPG) of The Woodlands, Texas, recently provided the audio system for The E.C.H.O. Foundation’s “Under The Moonlight? Gala, featuring award-winning country songstress LeAnn Rimes. The system included VERTEC compact powered line array elements with JBL DrivePack® technology. more

Meeting Services, Inc. And JBL’s New Powered Full-Size VerTec Line Arrays Make General Sessions At 2008 NAB Show Sound Better Than Ever

Demonstrating the power and performance of JBL Professional VERTEC® line arrays, San Diego-based Meeting Services, Inc. provided the audio system for the general sessions, including the Opening Keynote, at the 2008 NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The live sound system features the new VERTEC VT4889ADP full-size powered line array loudspeaker and VT4880ADP powered arrayable subwoofer. more

Pleasant Revolution Bicycle Music Tour Picks Up Speed With JBL PRX Series Loudpeakers

In a unique example of the power and light weight of JBL Professional’s PRX powered portable loudspeakers, The Pleasant Revolution Bicycle Music Tour has covered more than 5,000 miles on bicycles through California and Mexico, promoting lower energy consumption to prevent future environmental catastrophes. A crucial component in delivering the message has been a pair of JBL PRX512M powered portable loudspeakers, featuring built-in, world-class amplification technology from Crown. more

Vaddio Introduces Latest Model of CeilingVIEW™ SD

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 30, 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, recently announced the release of the NEW CeilingVIEW SD Integrated Ceiling Document Camera. The new system offers not only a higher optical zoom, but also High Speed Differential Signaling™ (HSDS) to transport video, power and control signals from the camera system to the Quick-Connect CV SD interface up to 400 feet using standard CAT-5 cable. more

Lighthouse screens help Nokia fly the flag at Heathrow Terminal 5

Lighthouse screens at London Heathrow’s T5 departure loungeUK, April 29 2008 — With 67 million passengers using London’s Heathrow Airport annually, it has taken over six years for the long awaited fifth terminal to be built. And air passengers using the new terminal, opened by The Queen on 14th March, are able to enjoy seven large Lighthouse screens, which have been installed for mobile communications giant Nokia. more

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JC Convertino Mixes For ABC’s “Good Morning America?

NEW YORK, NY, April 14, 2008—Just like other morning shows all over the television airwaves, “Good Morning America” makes good use of live music.

“So many acts have been through here that it’s easier for me to recall those I haven’t worked with as opposed to those I have,” says veteran audio engineer John “JC” Convertino, the man behind the music mix on ABC’s popular rise and shine program. “In the 10 years I’ve been doing this, everyone from Bruce Springsteen and Rascal Flatts to Maroon 5 and Lenny Kravitz have been on our stage at one time or another. The pace here is exceptionally fast, with each artist essentially showing up just as they would for any other tour stop. We have to do all the work required of a full-blown concert at Madison Square Garden and more, but usually just for two or three songs. If there’s any real trick to it all, it’s making each guest sound just like they do on their records.” more

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SOLID STATE LOGIC NAMES KATY TEMPLEMAN-HOLMES BROADCAST SALES MANAGER

LOS ANGELES, CA—Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for music, broadcast and post production professionals, is pleased to announce the appointment of Katy Templeman-Holmes to the position of Broadcast Sales Manager. more

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