Stage Research, first in the stage-show audio and lighting markets, just released their full-feature 8 channel USB relay Input and Output boards (each controllable via the SR RelayManager driven by Stage Research SFX6) to the theatrical design and tech communities. more
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Hollywood, CA, May 8, 2008 â Dane Leon, guitarist for the Hollywood- based hip hop/rock band, downRising, is entrusting all the hard drive back-ups for its new self-titled album to Avastorâs HDX-800 triple interface drives. more
Netherlands-based Cinevideogroup caused a stir recently with the acquisition of two new RTSÂŽ-equipped high-definition OB vehicles.
Cinevideogroupâs new OBVâs (Outside Broadcast Vans), equipped with high-end components including a RTSÂŽ ADAM matrix intercom, are widely used in mobile productions throughout Europe. Some recent productions include the games of the Spanish first division clubs Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and FC Valencia for the American Rainbow Sports Network. The trucks have also been used to record a show of the Dutch Starkomikers Sjaak Bral, a Berlin concert by The Cure and a Simply Red concert in Sicily. more
Extreme CCTV announces that its REGÂŽ IP License Plate Capture camera is now compatible with the Milestone license plate recognition software, XProtectâ˘ Analytics, which reads, detects and stores license plate information from a digital video stream. Incorporating Extremeâs field-proven DHC-Imagingâ˘ and Ambient Rejection technologies, REGÂŽ IP overcomes capture problems related to speed, reflectivity, sunlight and headlight glare for a definitive plate picture. more
May 9, 2008: NOVI, Mich. â Over 33 million people in the United States receive free television programming with old analog TVs and equipment. But as the country readies itself to switch to all digital television in 2009, a new business has been launched to help analog customers receive digital television worry-free.
AntennaInstalls.com will help millions of Americans find professional installation service to continue to receive free television programming. The new company is a first-of-its-kind, national network of antenna installers trained to install the accessories and equipment needed for over-the-air (OTA) digital TV reception. more
AntennaPoint.com recently announced its new TV station locator Web site that will give people the information they need to select and aim the right antenna in order to watch TV after the digital transition in 2009.
When TV programming switches to a digital format in 2009, more than 33 million Americans who watch TV with old antennas and TV sets could loose signal unless they have a converter box or built-in DTV tuner and an antenna capable of digital reception. more
Scharff Weisberg took an artful approach to supporting the Brooklyn Museumâs annual Brooklyn Ball when it supplied Bounce Event Marketing with lighting, video and audio equipment for the gala event on April 3. The Brooklyn Ball, a fundraiser for the museumâs educational programs, celebrated the opening of multimedia artist Takashi Murakamiâs retrospective with an exhibition preview, cocktail party, dinner and an exclusive performance by Grammy-winner Kanye West. Bounce Event Marketing was the overall event designer and producer. more
Demonstrating the continued international success of JBL VERTECÂŽ line arrays, Corporacion Dynaco C.A. recently provided sound reinforcement for an outdoor concert in Venezuela featuring Marc Anthony. The show took place at the University of Caracas Baseball Stadium and drew an audience of approximately 15,000 people. more
Chicago, IL (May 8, 2008)âTripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity equipment, has introduced the B072-016-1-IP, its newest 16-Port NetCommanderâ˘ 1U Rackmount Cat5 KVM Switch, featuring on-board IP remote access, giving users the ability to access and manage server components remotely via the Internet. more
â Featuring a new 2,000-hour filter, the CP-X201, CP-X301 and CP-X401 LCD projectors address the demand for enhanced performance, reliability and security in education environments. â
â Providing educators with an optimal combination of usability, quality and security, Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc., Business Group today introduced three new LCD projectors: the CP-X201, CP-X301 and CP-X401. All three models feature a new 2,000-hour filter and offer a lower total cost of ownership to schools in K-12 and higher education, thanks to high performance and a variety of technological advantages unique to Hitachi projectors. more