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HARD ROCK HOTEL’S RARE 120˚ GETS ZONED

rare120_desert.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 2009: Located within the bustling Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is the latest culinary offering from The Dolce Group, famous operator/franchiser responsible for L.A.’s Geisha House and Ketchup, among others. Named Rare 120˚, the restaurant and lounge delivers a contemporary take on cherished steakhouse fare. A high-fidelity sound system centered on a Symetrix ZoneMix 760 DSP contributes the auditory thump and sheen to Rare 120˚’s modern vibe. The exotic wood finishes and brushed stainless steel of the room’s classy Warwick Stone-designed décor form a sonic stage for which the sound system is perfectly tailored. more

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Premier Mounts Introduces High-Definition Hospitality with New Product Brochure

Premier Mounts Hospitality BrochureANAHEIM, CALIF. (May 22, 2009) – Luxury hotels and upscale casinos are among the most technologically-advanced businesses in the world and attract guests with a discerning eye. To meet the industry’s demand for advanced A/V installations, Premier Mounts has released a new hospitality brochure to showcase its latest high-definition hospitality products. more

SENNHEISER DANCES WITH THE STARS

adelman_salisbury.JPGLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MAY 2009: ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” continues to be a ratings juggernaut, pulling in 22.5 million viewers for the premier episode of the reality show’s eighth season on March 9, a seven percent increase over the previous season’s opener in September 2008. This season the show has made a number of refinements to its impressive complement of Sennheiser equipment, with production mixer Evan Adelman adding eleven MKH 8000 series condensers for coverage of the eighteen-piece orchestra. Two of the new crystallized SKM 5200 RF handheld microphones have also been added for use by the show’s co-host and guest performers. more

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Furman PL-PLUS D Series II Power Conditioner Hits Jackpot at Snoqualmie Casino in Washington

PETALUMA, Calif. — May 21, 2009 — Furman, a world-leading provider of power management solutions, today announced that eight of its PL-PLUS D Series II power conditioners are being utilized at Washington’s Snoqualmie Casino to protect A/V and digital signage equipment from frequent power irregularities in the Northwest. more

IDOL SHINES WITH SENNHEISER CHROME WIRELESS MICS

american_idol_2009.JPGHOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – MAY 2009: Now in its eighth season, “American Idol” continues its domination of the prime time television ratings with millions of fans across the country tuning in to FOX every Tuesday and Wednesday night to witness the fate of their favorite singing contestants. Show producers made a few changes to keep things fresh for performers and viewers alike this season, but there was only one change made to the Sennheiser microphones that cover the band and the singers – the usual black finish SKM 5200 handheld wireless vocal mics were replaced by new chrome-plated models. more

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T-Mobile Uses Shure for Flash Mob Ad Event

t-mobile-trafalgar-square-imag0196.JPG160 CHANNELS OF SHURE UHF-R® WIRELESS USED FOR T-MOBILE FLASH MOB EVENT
Shure Mics Performed Perfectly at the Largest Karaoke Event in the World

NILES, IL, May 19, 2009 — Hand Held Audio Ltd (HHA), a leading tour production company based in the UK, supplied 160 channels of Shure UHF-R wireless microphones for the latest T-Mobile flash-mob advertising event. Several Associates from Shure Distribution UK (SDUK) provided technical support for the karaoke style event, which was a world first and the largest RF event of its kind ever recorded. more

METRIC HALO’S NEW GEAR USED ON BLUMLEIN RECORDS NEW XYtri SURROUND MIC TECHNIQUE

blumlein_records.JPGHAMBURG, GERMANY – MAY 2009: The compact size of Metric Halo’s eight-channel Mobile I/O 2882+DSP and two-channel ULN-2+DSP interfaces has been of significant benefit to Andrew Levine, a location recording engineer based in Hamburg, Germany, who frequently uses public transportation, or even a bicycle, to travel to local jobs. Levine, who is founder of blumlein records, is making use of Metric Halo’s powerful new 2d upgrade to record, monitor and mix stereo and surround sound projects, several of which use his unique XYtri microphone setup. more

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Rambla Draws On Wowza Pro for Amazon EC2 for Instant Capacity in Belgium’s Largest Live Streaming Event

EVERGREEN, CO, May 21, 2009—In what was Belgium’s largest live streaming event on May 16-17, more than 30,000 concurrent online viewers, some as far away as New Zealand, Aruba and Argentina, witnessed the birth of Kai Mook, the first-ever elephant born at the Antwerp Zoo. The 42-hour non-stop live streaming was orchestrated by the cutting-edge Belgian content delivery network Rambla using Wowza Media Server® Pro for Amazon® EC2, which gave them the elastic capacity to manage the flood of global viewers. more

NEUTRIK USA MAKES A DIFFERENCE WITH FRESH PAINT MINISTRIES

~Neutrik Gives Musical Events a Personal Connection Through Audio ~

fresh-paint-ministries.JPGMOUNT VERNON, WA – Fresh Paint Ministries is a five-year-old non-profit Washington-based public charity, dedicated to partnering with local churches to help children and youth understand their value, worth and purpose. The organization, run solely by volunteers, uses events such as free carnivals, puppet shows, and concerts to lift the spirits of those in need. To help further the organization’s cause, Neutrik USA donated several of its best-selling connector products to Fresh Paint for its live events. more

STN Chooses Junger Audio’s Level Magic Loudness Control

stn-image-1.jpgSatellite Telecommunication Networks (STN), which provides play-out and transmission services to broadcasters worldwide from its facilities in Slovenia, has invested in Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ technology to ensure the quality of its audio signals.

STN currently operates 10 satellite uplinks and has a state of the art play-out facility in Ljubljana, which is capable of handling both SD and HD formats. Its international customer base includes more than 80 private television stations, public television corporations and over 50 radio stations. more

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