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Studer Is At The Heart Of The Kingdom’s HD Program

Three orders totaling seven digital audio broadcast consoles have put Studer at the heart of the ongoing program to upgrade TV facilities for the state-run SAUDI TV in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Studer has supplied seven Vista 5 consoles to the Ministry of Culture and Information, which takes responsibility for the Kingdom’s television broadcasting, and operates the four networks of Saudi TV. more

The grandMA Rocks The House For “Wrestlemania”

WrestlemaniaAt World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) slammin’ “WrestleMania? there’s even room for grandMA. Media server programmer Peter Acken tapped one grandMA, one grandMA Light, and grandMA on PC for “WrestleMania XXIV? at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl, where they were primarily used to control servers, and the “Big Lights?, Syncrolights, which were utilized for the big crowd shot moments. A.C.T Lighting, Inc. is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. more

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RTS & Telex Intercom: Are you ready for the Olympics? We are!

Intercom technology the world can rely on.
Just a short while before the Olympics! TV crews from around the world are already in the starting blocks and are wrapping up the final tasks in their arduous preparation. There is no doubt that the sweat will bead on the athletes; and the technicians who will cover the show for a little over two weeks and ensure that the broadcasts take place perfectly, will certainly feel a similar strain of endurance.
In an event of this scale communications equipment must be fail-safe, but a technical incident is still possible in any situation. That is why RTS & Telex Intercom mobilized their teams to ensure the greatest sporting event in the world is broadcast reliably. All clients using RTS & Telex intercom systems can rely on systems engineers dispatched on-site and posted remotely. With this commitment, RTS & Telex unite their resources to ensure that the greatest victory (yours) is realized. There is no doubt that together, we will continue to live the motto left by Pierre de Coubertin: “Citius, Altius, Fortius” (Swifter, Higher, Stronger).
For more information, visit the RTS & Telex Intercom website: www.telexintercoms.com

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RF CENTRAL LLC AWARDED GSA SCHEDULE 58 CONTRACT NO. GS-03F-0083U

Carlisle, PA – RF Central LLC, a leading microwave technology provider and brand of The Vitec Group, is pleased to announce it has received US General Administration Services (GSA) Schedule Group 58 Contract Award, No. GS-03F-0083U. This contract will enable US federal government entities to acquire an array of terrestrial microwave equipment along with RF system design, installation, and repair services directly from RF Central. more

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NuVision® Adds New FX5 120Hz Models to Full Lucidium Series 1080p Deep Black™ LCD Flat Panels Lineup

Scottsdale, Ariz., August 7, 2008 – NuVision® U.S. Inc., a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based manufacturer of high performance 1080p Deep Black™ LCD displays, is proud to announce it will feature three new models within its complete lineup of acclaimed Lucidium Series Deep Black LCD HDTVs at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 950. The 42-, 47, and 52-inch “FX5 120Hz? models will join the Lucidium Series lineup of 22-, 26-, 32-, 37-, 42-, 47-, 52, and 65-inch models, which are now all shipping. The new FX models are scheduled to ship Q4 ‘08. more

THE VITEC GROUP RF SYSTEMS WELCOMES INDUSTRY VETERAN STEPHEN SHPOCK AS PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

steve_shpock_headshot.JPGHACKETTSTOWN, NJ, AUGUST 7, 2008 – Twenty-four year microwave industry veteran Stephen W. Shpock has recently joined The Vitec Group RF Systems (VGRFS) as the company’s new president and managing director. VGRFS is a business unit of the Broadcast Systems Division of The Vitec Group, plc. It is comprised of the leading wireless link companies Microwave Services Corporation (MSC), a leading microwave repair facility; Nucomm, a major global provider of fixed and wireless links; and RF Central, a leading distributor and integrator of microwave products. In his new position, Shpock will oversee all three of these prestigious U.S.-based companies and be responsible for their operations worldwide. more

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ATLANTIC CITY NEXT STOP AS YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO SYSTEMS PRESENTS NEXO S12 LINE ARRAY SHOWCASE

nexo-geo-s1230low.jpgBUENA PARK, Calif.─Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. invites all Atlantic City and Southern New Jersey dealers, consultants and end users to attend a NEXO S12 Series Line Array Showcase on Wednesday, August 20 between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm to be held in the Superstar Theater at Resorts International located at 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, New Jersey. more

Coemar Infinity Wash XL, ParLite LED Lights Ignite 311 2008 Tour

The 311 2008 Tour is drawing masses upon masses of dedicated fans, as ICD-distributed Coemar Infinity Wash XL and ParLite Led lights trail-blaze behind — and atop – Sony BMG/Volcano’s alternative punk-funk/reggae-rap group.

The spectacle/cornucopia is the pride and joy of lighting designer/director/programmer Joe Paradise, who is working with 16 Infinity Wash XLs and 36 ParLite Leds, which complement the tour’s layered design. The Coemars play off of the rig’s huge circle with a 60-foot truss running through its middle. more

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Prism Sound Moves To Sretham

The Old School HouseFollowing its acquisition of the SADiE brand, Prism Sound has completed its purchase of SADiE’s former headquarters, where it is now consolidating its entire operation.

Based in the Cambridgeshire village of Stretham, The Old School House began life as a Victorian village school but in recent years it has been transformed into an award-winning building, specifically designed to meet the needs of a modern high-tech organisation while retaining much of its original character. more

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WDR Installs Fairlight Xynergi

Matthias Fischenich at WDRThe speed and flexibility of Fairlight’s Xynergi desktop media creation system has inspired German public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) to install five of the systems at its facilities in Cologne. more

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