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NewTek TriCaster TCXD850 Awarded EventDVLive Winner’s Circle

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SAN ANTONIO – May 7, 2010 – NewTek, manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that TriCaster model TCXD850, its newly launched multi-channel, high definition/standard definition (HD/SD) portable live production system, was recognized by EventDVLive in its first-ever Winner’s Circle award program. This is the fourth prestigious award NewTek has received for TriCaster TCXD850, which was unveiled at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show 2010. more

Studer Vista 5 SR Console Helps Carrie Underwood’s North American Tour Bring Country To The Continent

Leading sound company Clair is providing live sound reinforcement for Carrie Underwood’s current North American tour, with a Studer Vista 5 SR digital console handling front-of-house duties. A previous winner of American Idol, Underwood is one of country music’s biggest stars and recently earned Entertainer of the Year honors from the Academy of Country Music for the second year in a row–the only woman to ever accomplish that feat. more

Scharff Weisberg Puts the Lighting for “Thin Ice? on Firm Footing

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Olympic and world-champion skaters might have been on “Thin Ice” in a two-part reality show produced by O’Neil Entertainment, but lighting designer Scott Wolfeil of LDG (Lighting Design Group) was on solid ground when he sourced the competition’s lighting complement from Scharff Weisberg Inc.

“Thin Ice” aired live on March 19 and 21 on ABC from the Premier Ballroom of the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Olympic gold medalists Dick Button, Kristi Yamaguchi and Katarina Witt served as judges for the anything-goes competition, which paired skaters in five teams. more

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CTS Audio Provides ‘Women of Faith’ Tours with Yamaha EtherSound Solution

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Thousands of women are expected to meet this year in over 29 Cities across the U.S. for two one-of-a-kind events as part of the ‘Women of Faith’ tours. ‘Over the Top’ and ‘Imagine? tours are two-day weekend events focusing on music and uplifting presentations. 14,000 women are expected to attend each event, taking place at arenas and coliseums nationwide throughout the year. This is the first time that two ‘Women of Faith’ tours will take place simultaneously. East Coast ‘Over the Top’ dates include musical performances by Sandi Patty, Mandisa, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman. ‘Imagine’ West Coast tour dates will feature Mary Mary and Natalie Grant. more

Bexel Heads Back to the Boardroom for Another Season of “The Celebrity Apprentice”

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BURBANK, CA – As Donald Trump returns to the boardroom and prepares to crown a winner on “The Celebrity Apprentice,” Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, continues to provide equipment and support for the hugely successful reality TV show. more

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Minicom Digital Signage to introduce a unique Proof of Performance technology for Digital Signage displays at ScreenMedia Expo 2010

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Operators can reduce system downtime and increase operational transparency for increased system value

Zurich, Switzerland (May 5, 2010)Minicom Digital Signage (MDS), the leader in media infrastructure solutions for the Digital Signage (DS) marketplace, introduces a unique Proof of Performance mechanism for Digital Signage Systems. The technology will be demonstrated at ScreenMedia Expo 2010 (booth D5), taking place in London (UK), on May 5-6, 2010. more

“American Idol? Winds Down to its Final Five Contestants, with Sennheiser Microphones Sounding Off as Clear Favorite

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OLD LYME, Conn. – May 5, 2010 – While the voting results of 24 million viewers are anything but predictable, there has been at least one constant throughout the entire ninth season of “American Idol:? the outstanding sonic performances of Sennheiser microphones. The audio specialist’s microphones are used ubiquitously by the show’s contestants, backing musicians, high profile guests and judges. more

Harkness Screens Perlux 220 Makes India Debut

Urvashi Cinema in Bangalore Becomes Country’s First Single Screen 3D Digital Equipped Theatre

BANGALORE, INDIA – Harkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, is debuting its Perlux 220 3D screen in India with the recent install at the Urvashi Cinema in Bangalore. more

Nucomm Continues to Satisfy Stringent Requirements of Kuwait Television

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Ministry of Information Purchases Two Additional CamPac2 and Newscaster DR2 Wireless Remote Camera Systems

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT – When the Ministry of Information (MOI) in Kuwait was looking to purchase two new wireless remote camera control systems for its state-run Kuwait Television, it turned to Nucomm’s CamPac2 COFDM microwave transmitter and Newscaster DR2 diversity receiver. more

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Friendly Fires use SADiE’s LRX2 Location Recorder For US Tour

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Live F.O.H mix engineer Richard Barling used a SADiE LRX2 location audio workstation on the recent three-week Friendly Fires tour of the United States.

“The LRX2 performed very well,? Barling says. “I used it to both multitrack record the shows and ‘virtual soundcheck’ at soundcheck time. We ran 28 channels from stage, four lines of music and intro at F.O.H and two audience mics. In total, we recorded 36 channels every night via the two fibre optic MADI cables linked to a Soundcraft Vi6 local rack with MADI outs and one wordclock cable. The audio sounded great.? more

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