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Meeting Services Brings State-Of-The-Art Sound To Historic Levitt Shell With New JBL VERTEC® Line Array System

Demonstrating the ease of installation and sonic accuracy of JBL VERTEC® line arrays, Meeting Services Inc. of San Diego, CA recently installed a new audio system for the renovated Levitt Shell at Overton Park in Memphis, TN. Since its dedication in 1936, The Levitt Shell has entertained Memphians with a variety of performers, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and the Grateful Dead. The Shell re-opened in the fall of 2008, once again offering free outdoor concerts, with upgraded audio, video and lighting systems. more

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The Caplan Center For The Performing Arts In Philadelphia Opens It’s Doors With Two Soundcraft Vi4™ Digital Consoles

Expanding its audio and production capabilities with the installation of two Soundcraft Vi4 digital mixing consoles, the University of the Arts recently completed a major audio installation in the Caplan Center for the Performing Arts. Both the 215-seat Recital Hall and the Studio Theater are equipped with separate Vi4 consoles, allowing University Of The Arts Sound Engineer, Scott Rosenthal, to mix with ease and confidence. more

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BSS Audio at The Center Of Sound In Austria’s New Praterdome

In an impressive installation that is a display of ultimate fidelity and power, BSS Audio Soundweb™ London was utilized for the Praterdome, one of the largest and most modern nightclubs in Austria. The nightclub has two levels, four dance floors and 12 theme bars, with DJs playing music styles from various decades and styles including, house, techno, R&B, soul, 70s, 80s, and 90s. The system was installed by German based sound integrator FACE. The installation features signal processing and audio distribution by Soundweb London BLU-160 devices. more

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Broadcasters Choose RTS Intercom Systems for Inaugural Coverage

Washington DC Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States this month. With a record-shattering 1.8 million spectators in attendance, Washington DC and the surrounding community was virtually shut down for the event. An additional 38 million Americans watched the inauguration on television, and overwhelming demand for streaming video brought some news websites to their knees. How did broadcasters cope with this unprecedented viewership? They stayed connected with RTS Intercom Systems. more

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NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART S.N. SHURE THEATER OPENS

SN Shure Theatre stageExquisite Form Meets Multipurpose Function at Corporate Headquarters

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated recently celebrated the opening of the new S.N. Shure Theater at the Company’s Corporate Headquarters in Niles, Illinois. Shure Chairman, Rose L. Shure, and President and CEO, Sandy LaMantia, participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony and then welcomed Shure Associates and special guests into the new venue. more

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SENNHEISER INTRODUCES THE PRO EAR-CANAL: IE HEADPHONE SERIES

ie_6.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – DECEMBER 2008: The new IE 6, IE 7 and IE 8 ear-canal headphones from Sennheiser bring the trusted pro-grade audio quality that performers use on-stage to all music enthusiasts. The IE Series offers the greatest reduction of ambient noise with unparalleled sound quality in the portable sector – an advantage for anyone who likes to listen to music with as much precision and detail as possible. more

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Related Topics: Audio, New Products, News |

Saddleback Church Makes Quick Shift to HD With TV Magic

SAN DIEGO — Jan. 29, 2009 — Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic has engineered and installed an HD video control room and production system at Saddleback Church, which serves Southern Calif. through 200 ministries and worship at eight venues. Led by Pastor Rick Warren, Saddleback offers members services in a variety of worship and musical styles. By modernizing the church’s control room technology, the installation improves production quality for video delivered both internally and to regional venues, and also supports the future rollout of additional worship sites. more

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SENNHEISER MKH MICROPHONES CALLED TO DUTY FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION

obama_inauguration.JPGWASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 20, 2009: In one of the most anticipated speeches in modern American history, President Barack Obama delivered his eighteen-minute inaugural address on the west portico of the U.S. Capitol Building before a global television audience estimated in the billions. On the very stage upon which Franklin Delano Roosevelt proclaimed that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself” and John F. Kennedy urged a nation to “ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country,” Sennheiser’s MKH microphones stood at the ready as America’s first African-American commander-in-chief placed his hand on Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural Bible and swore to “preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States” at his swearing-in ceremony Tuesday afternoon. more

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WHEELER OPERA HOUSE SINGS AN ARIA OF PRAISE FOR CLEAR-COM

Clear-Com Offers Dependable, Perennial Performance for Busy Facility

ASPEN, CO, JANUARY 29, 2009 ─ Clear-Com® Communications, a Vitec Group brand, is helping staff at the historic Wheeler Opera House in Aspen stay connected throughout its packed programming cycle. Crew members and other workers at the magnificent, 503-seat Victorian-era building have relied on Clear-Com’s MS-440 4-channel base station and a WBS-6 wireless station with four belt packs for more than a decade, using the systems to coordinate communications throughout the facility’s key production areas. more

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WSDG GOES GREEN

NEW YORK: In supporting the growing international movement towards environmentally friendly business practices, the Walters-Storyk Design Group has initiated a number of policies designed to make their domestic and international offices more energy efficient and ecologically responsive. Working under the direction of company co-principals John Storyk and Beth Walters, WSDG project manager Kathlyn Boland has spearheaded the far-ranging initiative. more

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