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Fashion Week Once Again Lights Up New York With Support From Scharff Weisberg

calvinWhen Fashion Week brought its glitter and glamour to New York this fall, Scharff Weisberg was on hand to support an array of lighting designers and show producers with lighting, audio and video packages to enhance the runway shows and hot-ticket parties. more

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coolux Sends Pandoras Box™ on Tour With Celine Dion

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. — Oct. 28, 2008 — Canadian singer and international superstar Celine Dion has taken her “Taking Chances” tour on the road using six Pandoras Box™ Media Server systems from coolux. The Pandoras Box real-time compositing media servers allow lighting and stage designer Yves Aucoin, with the support of Pandoras Box operator Louis-Philippe Gaudreau, to create the visual spectacle that characterizes Dion’s live performances. more

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INTELIX HOSTS REP TRAINING

Intelix Rep Convention Roster

Middleton, WI— Intelix, a leading manufacturer of audio/video distribution hardware and software, recently hosted product training for their outside sales representatives at their manufacturing center in Middleton, WI. Topics included:

- MARC room combine systems
- MZP multi-zone paging and program distribution systems
- Athena audio matrix mixer/amplifiers
- Intelix mic/line mixers
- Intelix audio/video over twisted pair extenders
- Intelix media distribution hardware more

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SolidDrive Products Obtain UL Approvals

SolidDrive transducerPARK CITY, UT – SoundTube Entertainment, the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial sound systems, today announced that the SolidDrive product line is now approved by Underwriters Laboratories for general applications (UL1480) and plenum ceiling (UL2043) uses.

SolidDrive® is a patented technology using a hidden sound transducer that transmits acoustical energy through almost any solid surface. The entire surface becomes a speaker delivering high quality sound with the frequency response of conventional diaphragm speakers. SolidDrive transducers can be installed directly behind walls or ceilings, under tables and even on glass surfaces, creating omnidirectional sound that immerses the listener in audio. more

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Extreme CCTV’s MIC1-440 Explosion-Protected PTZ Camera Now UL / CSA Certified

MIC1-440 Explosion-ProtectedExtreme CCTV announces that its MIC1-440 Explosion-Protected PTZ Camera is now UL / CSA certified, allowing the unit to fulfill an added level of explosion-protected qualification and meet stringent regional requirements for hazardous locations. An unprecedented 320° tilt enables viewing above and below the camera for comprehensive site surveillance, while industry-leading IP68 / NEMA 4X ratings ensure high performance imaging in harsh environmental conditions. Quickly becoming a global specified standard for hazardous facilities, the MIC1-440 Explosion-Protected PTZ Camera delivers safe, reliable performance at locations such as oil and gas sites, chemical processing plants and petrochemical refineries. Visit www.ExtremeCCTV.com for more information.

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Strong Growth Drives Expansion of Calypso’s Operations

calypso-logo.JPGWOODBURY, MN, Oct. 27, 2008 — Increased adoption of technology in schools has led to unprecedented growth for Calypso Control Systems, a provider of solutions for seamlessly incorporating multimedia devices and content into collaborative, interactive classrooms. Having outgrown its previous location due to increased demand, Calypso has moved its headquarters and operations from Hudson, WI, to Woodbury, MN. more

Sooloos Ensemble System Stores, Manages and Socializes Music Collections

OneWith no instruction manual and a simple, intuitive touchscreen interface, Sooloos users can interact with their entire CD and MP3 audio collections like never before.

New York, NY – October 28, 2008 – The new Sooloos Ensemble home entertainment system stores, manages, distributes and presents detailed information about music collections and artists, in a way that is fun and social for the user. more

AURALEX BRINGS GROUNDBREAKING NEW ROOM ANALYSIS PROGRAMS TO MARKET

~ On- and Off-Site Options Provide Unique Service ~

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Blue prints and photos can give an acoustician the information needed to create acoustical models of a given room, but there is no better way to gauge the acoustical problems a room faces than by obtaining acoustical measurements. As the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, Auralex Acoustics can now lend its acoustical expertise to any project through its first-to-market, new Room Analysis Plus and Room Analysis Pro programs. more

HUGHIES A/V SERVICES PURCHASE NEXO GEO T LINE ARRAY, YAMAHA PM5D-RH and T5n Amps

the-fest-2008-nexo-geo-t.jpgCLEVELAND, Ohio─ Hughie’s Audio Visual Services, Inc. (Cleveland, Oh.) recently purchased a NEXO GEO T line array, Yamaha PM5D-RH digital console and 16 Yamaha T5n amplifiers to service their corporate and concert production clients. “The new NEXO GEO T system enhances our company’s full production services. It compliments our Total Structures 105’ x 45’ rated roof system and our complete line of intelligent and static lights,? states Dave Taybi, Director of Sound Services. “The GEO T also compliments the 6 other roof sizes we own for any size event.? The company, which employs around 50 full time staff, is spearheaded by President, Dave Wheeler. With two additional locations in Columbus, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pa., the Hughie’s team handles production and rentals of audio, video, lighting and staging, and full decorative equipment for all types of events. more

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Lutron Electronics Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple, Announces Future Home of Fourth Experience Center

Coopersburg, PA (October 27, 2008) – Lighting control manufacturer Lutron Electronics announced today that it has broken ground on its fourth Experience Center, which will open in the heart of midtown Manhattan in early 2009.

The new, 1,800 square-foot Experience Center will be located on the ground floor of the Decoration & Design (D&D) Building, located at 979 Third Avenue. more

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