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Break HDMI/DVI-D Distance Barriers with TV One’s CAT.5/6 Transmitters

ERLANGER, KY, August 20, 2008— TVOne-task’s newest product family consists of one CAT.5/6 transmitter and two receivers. The 1T-CT-621 transmitter used in conjunction with the 1T-CT-624 receiver can achieve distances up to 150m (450 feet) while the 1T-CT-628 receiver can achieve distances up to 250m (750 feet.) The units can handle maximum resolutions up to 1920×1200 and 1080p @ 60Hz with embedded audio. They are HDCP and v1.2 HDMI compliant. For normal operation, two Cat.5/5E or 6 cables are required, one for the main signal and one for the HDCP/DDC signal. Single cable operation is possible under certain circumstances but it is recommended that the user checks with TV One Tech Support. The receivers provide Gain and Equalization adjustments. The system is fully compatible with DVI-D signals. The unique TVOne-task locking power connectors are used to enhance overall system security. All three units are available for immediate shipment. The suggested retail price is listed below: more

WHDH-TV NEWS DELIVERS FULL COURT PRESS ON BOSTON CELTICS NBA VICTORY USING NUCOMM MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY

Boston, MA, August 20, 2008 – Viewers who glued themselves to their television sets as the Boston Celtics claimed its first World Championship in more 20 years received the best seat in the house as WHDH-TV Channel 7 News broadcasted all of the post game festivities and ticker parade live using Nucomm’s CamPac 2 wireless camera transmitter and Newscaster DR diversity receiver. more

JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays Define International Standards At Miss Universe 2008 Pageant in Vietnam

Bi-coastal team of audio specialists with gear from Firehouse Productions and ATK/Audiotek enable live audio support for global broadcast.

The global adoption of JBL VERTEC® line arrays continues to grow with an international flavor as demonstrated by the specification and use of a full-scale VERTEC system for the 57th Miss Universe 2008 pageant. The event took place at the Crown Convention Centre, located at the scenic Diamond Bay Resort on the coast near Nha Trang City, Vietnam. Dayana Mendoza, Miss Venezuela, was crowned Miss Universe 2008 from a field of 80 hopeful contestants. The pageant was broadcast live by NBC in English and Telemundo in Spanish to more than one billion viewers in over 180 nations.

An all-star audio crew from the USA, including A-1 (lead engineer) New York-based Tom Holmes, Los Angeles-based digital console specialist Andrew “Fletch? Fletcher and Firehouse Productions’ system engineer Mark Dittmar, spearheaded the sound system setup, optimization and operation. Staged in a 7,500-seat performance space, the audio system needed to provide precision coverage with sufficient power to be heard throughout the venue, with adequate clarity to meet live broadcast standards. To achieve these goals, the professional audio team turned to VERTEC for the system’s loudspeaker components. more

NBC Connects Overseas at the Olympics with RTS

For the 2008 Olympics, NBC is using RTS RVON VoIP technology combined with RTS Intelligent Trunking to create a global communications network with an unprecedented level of connectivity.
Beijing, China Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Bob Streeter, a communications veteran at NBC, about the intercom network they are using at the Olympic Games this year. Increased use of Trunking and RVON VoIP with an emphasis on remote manageability allows NBC to streamline overseas communication for a smoother production process.
In addition to providing the intercom equipment, RTS has dedicated systems engineers deployed in Beijing during the Games. more

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The Polyphonic Spree

Polyphonic Spree
LARGER THAN LIFE?
The Polyphonic Spree Listens in With Shure

NILES, IL, August 19, 2008 — By its own definition, The Polyphonic Spree is a “choral symphonic rock group.” Founded by Tim DeLaughter and generally including anywhere from 13 to 27 members during live performances, the group is often comprised of a ten-person choir, a pair of keyboardists, percussionist, drummer, bassist, guitarist, flautist, trumpeter, trombonist, violinist/violist, harpist, French horn player, pedal steel guitarist, someone on theramin, and an electronic effects person. more

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MID-WAY BAPTIST CHURCH SELECTS D.A.S. AUDIO FOR NEW SOUND SYSTEM

midway_lo.JPGRaleigh, NC – August 2008… As a well established church with a blend of progressive and traditional programs, Mid-Way Baptist Church recently completed a significant facility upgrade that included the installation of a new and considerably more versatile sound reinforcement system. Music plays a vital role in the church’s worship services, so to accommodate a choir of roughly 70 voices, a praise and worship band with six to eight vocalists plus electronic drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, and horns, church management sought to install a sound system with concert level performance attributes. They found what they were searching for with a series of loudspeaker enclosures from D.A.S. Audio’s Variant product line. more

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IN A CLASS OF THEIR OWN

Atlas Sound CD1Atlas Sound introduces new constant directivity re-entrant horns

PHOENIX, AZ, July 28, 2008—Atlas Sound introduces a new line of constant directivity re-entrant horns consisting of three new models in 90° x 40°, 60° x 40°, and 40° x 20° configurations. Offering greatly improved uniform sound coverage over conical designs, as well as predictable and tight pattern control; the horns, when ready for shipping later this year, will bear model numbers CD64, CD94, and CD42. more

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SOUND SECURITY

Atlas Sound M2000-SM Atlas Sound now shipping two new sound masking products

PHOENIX. AZ, July 28, 2008 -Two new sound masking products are now available from Atlas Sound. Designed expressly for security masking applications with requirements exceeding the capabilities of traditional components, the M2000-SM Surface Mount Masking Transducer are now offered along with the M2000-LP Low Profile Masking Speaker. more

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Capitol Sales Company Accelerates Growth

img_4751.jpgJeff Kussard has been retained by Capitol Sales Company to help accelerate growth and drive new distribution business in the emerging technology space. As a Strategic Development Executive, Kussard joins the leadership team and will focus on enhancing the business development framework for all aspects of Capitol Sales.

“We’re thrilled that Jeff has agreed to partner with us and help move Capitol Sales to even higher levels of performance and success,? said Curt Hayes, Capitol Sales Company’s President and Chief Financial Officer. “Jeff’s expertise and 30 years of experience in our industry will add tremendous value to our planning efforts. Not only is he well known, but he is well respected. We’re honored that he’s coming on board, and have high expectations for results.? more

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Capitol Sales Company Expands Technical Sales and Design Team

ralph-abrahamson-suit.jpgRalph Abrahamson has joined the technical sales and design team at Capitol Sales Company, further enhancing Capitol’s industry role as a distributor of emerging technologies. Abrahamson will lead new business development for certified digital telephone system dealers, targeting both commercial and residential installers.

Capitol Sales Company ensures its commitment to providing the highest level of technical support and service in the industry by hiring sales representatives with expertise in the industry. “With 26 years of sales experience at Panasonic, a global leader in consumer electronics, Ralph has a wealth of experience,? said Curt Hayes, Capitol Sales Company’s President and Chief Financial Officer. “With incredible system design and customer service skills, he’s a great addition to our team and well positioned to immediately begin supporting our customers’ business needs.? more

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