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Jeep® NYC Snowboarding Event Jams With Peavey Versarray™ & Crest Audio

Jeep® Union Square Street Sessions in NYCTwenty of the world’s top professional snowboarders whipped Midtown Manhattan into a winter wonderland to the sound of Peavey and Crest Audio during the Jeep® Union Square Street Sessions Action Sports Block Party.

As the competitors carved and grinded through an urban snowscape in pursuit of a $30,000 purse, a steady succession of DJs and live acts — including Trouble Andrew, led by Olympic snowboarder-turned-rocker Trevor Andrew — entertained the 10,000 estimated local spectators and an audience of millions watching on NBC’s Jeep® World of Adventure Sports. more

San Diego Opera Selects Robert Juliat Cyrano Followspots

San DiegoRobert Juliat Cyrano 2500w HMI followspots have won a lighting shootout at the San Diego Opera. The new instruments made their debut in Tannhauser, the first production of the Opera’s 2008 season.

“In the nine years I’ve been here we’ve had other products for FOH followspots, and they’ve never been quite bright enough,? notes Chris Rynne, the San Diego Opera’s resident lighting designer and lighting supervisor. “Other stage lighting was getting brighter and we needed the followspots to have the same power. As we started doing bolder shows we needed extra punch to pull out the leads. So I pushed the idea that followspots would do the job,? he continues. “But I wanted followspots that were not only good for today but could also make the jump to next-generation productions. I was looking for something that would be good for the operators, have a great output and last a long time.? more

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Video Mount Products’ 2008 Product Guide Now Available

STEVENSVILLE, Md., March 20, 2008 — Video Mount Products (www.videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the video, audio, and security industries, is proud to announce that its 2008 product guide is now available.

“As a leading provider of mounting systems to professionals everywhere, the VMP product offering provides mounting solutions across many categories and to many industries,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “With more than 30 new products including expanded offerings for flat panel monitors as well as several new equipment racks and rack accessories, VMP offers one of the most comprehensive product lines in the industry.? more

Liberty Wire & Cable Offers ‘Green Market’-Friendly Halogen-Free Cables

Halogen Free Cable From Liberty Wire & CableGlobal Supplier Leads Industry in Products Complying with Spreading ‘Low Smoke, Zero Halogen’ Standards for Safer Insulation Materials

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, Mar. 20, 2008 —Liberty Wire & Cable, worldwide supplier of a broad and expanding range of wire and cable products for the audio/video trade, offers a wide selection of environmentally friendly Halogen-Free wire and cable products. The products comply with spreading Green Market requirements for eliminating potentially dangerous chemicals from common insulation materials like PVC. When burned, the chemicals produce heavy smoke, corrosive gases and hazardous fumes. more

Dolby Lake Processors Used at Major DJ Events in India

Dolby Lake Processors Used at Major DJ Events in India(March 2008) — J. Davis Prosound & Lighting of Bangalore, India used three Dolby® Lake® Processors to control a 68-cabinet L-Acoustics V-DOSC and KUDO speaker system for a show by Tiësto at the Gachibowli Stadium in Hyderabad. Under the auspices of Santana Davis, chief sound engineer, J. Davis Prosound provided production sound, lighting, trussing and video for the show, the first live performance in Asia by the world famous Dutch DJ, who holds the distinction of being the first DJ to play live at an Olympic Games.

Pictured: Santana Davis, chief sound engineer, J Davis Prosound & Lighting and Bart Roelen, production manager for Tiësto, at the Gachibowli Stadium in Hyderabad. Davis used three Dolby Lake Processors (in rack at right) to control a 68-cabinet L-Acoustics speaker system. more

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Projector Lamp Services: The Revamped Relampit.com

Projector Lamp Services, LLC (PLS), has experienced significant growth since its inception. With growth comes the time for change and innovation. With that said, PLS is pleased to announce the new and improved website for PLS, www.relampit.com. Relampit.com is now available with the latest performance features to meet the needs of all of our new and existing customers including distributors, installation service and rental companies, large corporations, educational and government facilities, houses of worship, museums and individual consumers. more

Vista Systems’ Spyder Helps Stimulated, Inc. Streamline the Multiformat Process For Primetime Game Shows and Variety Shows

oneonehundred.jpgAn expert at streamlining the multiformat process, Robb Wagner has recently paired content creation and implementation with Vista Systems’ Spyder on a number of high-profile television projects: the game shows “1 vs. 100,? “Moment of Truth,? and “Duel? plus the “Ellen’s Really Big Show? hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.

Wagner’s Burbank-based company, Stimulated Inc., creates original screen content for TV award shows, major TV music & event specials, concert tours and game shows. Its first gig utilizing Spyder video processing technology was Al Gore’s Live Earth for which Stimulated created the screen content at Giants Stadium. more

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QSC UNVEILS NEW GX SERIES

Offering performance, reliability, and an attractive price, new, no-nonsense amplifiers are now shipping

COSTA MESA, CA—The new versatile GX Series amplifiers are taking aim at the needs of musicians, DJs, and performers of all description. Consisting of two professional models outfitted with feature sets and power ratings designed to meet the requirements of popular passive loudspeakers, the GX Series is as reliable as the day is long and is marked by affordable prices that go easy on virtually any budget. more

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WHAT RECESSION?

Harold Yin set to chart path for global growth at QSC

COSTA MESA, CA—QSC Chief Operating Officer Joe Pham has announced that Harold Yin has been named as the company’s new Senior VP of Global Strategy and Business Development. As part of his duties in this newly-created executive position, Yin has been given the responsibility of directing and managing strategic planning and development activities for all global business. more

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SYSTEMS INTEGRATORS SCORE ADVANTAGE IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

NSCA’s A/E Toolkit™ helps members get new business

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, March 20, 2008 — With more than 300 articles on best practices for working in the building industry, the A/E Toolkit can help NSCA members become more successful in developing, maintaining and converting relationships into increased sales.

Four new articles added to the Marketing and Business Development sections focus on the hotel industry and recent and projected uses of technology. As NSCA members know, the more information you have, the easier it is to stay one step ahead of the competition. more

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