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VOICEOVER VETERAN, JOAN BAKER, ENDORSES NEUMANN

joan_baker.JPGNEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 2009: As the manufacturer of the high-end vocal microphones that have been integral to the voiceover industry since its inception, Neumann is pleased to announce its endorsement of Joan Baker.

In an amazing career that now spans two decades, Joan Baker has been “the voice” for hundreds of programs, promos, and commercials in TV, film, and radio. Her clients include ABC News, American Express, and ESPN, among countless others of equally high profile. more

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InfoComm 2009: URC’s New ZigBee Control System Eliminates RF Collisions

MX-880ZThe MX-880z remote and the MRZ-260 base station comprise a complete system designed to eliminate RF collisions caused by simultaneous button presses in installations with many users in range of each other.

Orlando, FL – InfoComm 09 – Booth 3506 – June 17-19, 2009 – Universal Remote Control®, Inc. (URC), the pioneer in control technology, today introduced its first ZigBee products. The MX-880z is a wand-style ZigBee RF (radio frequency) and IR (infrared) hard-button remote control with a two-inch color LCD screen, while its companion piece, the MRZ-260, is a ZigBee RF-to-IR base station. To further reinforce its commitment to ZigBee technology, URC also announced today that it has joined the ZigBee Alliance, an association of companies working together to enable reliable, cost-effective, low-power, wirelessly networked monitoring and control products based on an open global standard. more

EAW Capitalizes on Its Engineering and Manufacturing Resources in Whitinsville for Custom Products

When Coffeen Fricke and Associates, Inc. (www.cfaconsulting.com) developed a complex specification for the Lincoln Financial Field (home of the Philadelphia Eagles) audio system, they went to several manufacturers of sound technology seeking a solution. EAW was chosen, as they could provide that solution and manufacture the product to exacting specifications. At the EAW Strategic Engineering Group’s offices in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, Kenton Forsythe, EAW’s co-founder/Vice President, Strategic Engineering; Jeff Rocha, Senior Director of Engineering; Joe Fustolo, Director of EAW’s Applications Support Group; and Janet Yacino, who supervises the Build-To-Order (BTO) projects, constitute a brain trust that continuously develops customized solutions for a wide range of applications and users. In the process, those solutions often end up turning into products that benefit the broader industry. more

Revolabs Partners With Hitachi, Crestron, and AVTEQ

Today at InfoComm09 Booth #6321, Revolabs announced that three premier providers of conferencing technology products for education and business collaboration have certified Revolabs as a partner in their value-added solution programs.

Revolabs has become a member in the Hitachi Certified Solution Program and the Crestron Certified Integrated Partner Program. The Revolabs Classroom™ Voice Amplification System has been tested and certified to work with the Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc., Business Group line of professional-grade, 3LCD projectors that address a variety of applications, including education, houses of worship, boardrooms, small office/home office, government and performance spaces. Revolabs becomes the first audio component to be certified with the Hitachi projectors. more

Soundcraft GB2 Gets Interactive With Queen & Gibson Guitar

scraft_gb2.jpgThe British Music Experience has been heralded as the world’s first fully interactive journey through the incredible story of British popular music. The new exhibition, at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London, features exhibits from Trad Jazz to Happy Hardcore and Bowie’s Ziggy outfit to Geri’s Union Jack dress from the Spice Girls, where visitors can watch, listen, play, sing and dance their way through 60 years of British music history. more

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Venus Bouzoukia Upgrades With Soundcraft Si3

scraft_31177.jpgVenus Vareladika, the Larnaca-based live ‘Bouzoukia’ nightclub, has installed a new Soundcraft Si3 digital console to mix the venue’s resident ‘covers’ band. This installation is one of a number of sales to installation and rental companies involving Soundcraft’s digital platform, reported recently by ALA Equipment Co. Ltd., Harman Professional’s territorial distributors. more

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Christie Delivers A New Dimension In 3D Holographic Projection

Christie, a leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, is playing a key role in demonstrating a new dimension in visual communications at InfoComm 2009. Three Christie Roadster HD18K DLP® projectors are being used for the first-ever transmission of live, interactive 3D holograms from London and Montreal to Orlando, Florida from June 17-19, 2009. The interactive transmission process is known as Musion Live Stage telepresence and offers a new way for people to communicate face-to-face in real time, crossing the boundaries of geographic distance. It involves combining technologies such as high-definition audio, video and other technical elements to transmit an object or person’s life-size image to another location. more

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ISN’T EVERYTHING WIRELESS?

oar-20.jpgO.A.R. UNPLUGS WITH SHURE

As a touring band, Of a Revolution (or O.A.R. as it is more commonly known) is still a campus favorite. Formed in 1996 by frontman Marc Roberge and drummer Chris Culos, the band took root within college life in its early years, penning hit songs based on the collective experiences of its members at Ohio State University, and growing on the strength of online distribution and word-of-mouth alone. more

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Swings’ Into Monterey This August, Using Earthworks’ High Definition Microphones(tm)

img_0238sm.jpgMilford, NH, June 16, 2009–Earthworks, manufacturer of High Definition MicrophonesTM, announced that Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (BBVD) is continuing to support the release of its latest album, How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway on the road, bringing Earthworks’ High Definition MicrophonesTM along for the ride. The high-voltage swing outfit, which plays everything from large halls to outdoor venues, relies on the Earthworks PianoMicTM at each of its gigs to capture its unique Honky Tonk tone.

How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway was recorded at the legendary Capitol Studios at Hollywood and Vine and is BBVD’s musical tribute to the master of swing, Cab Calloway. The group’s elaborate touring ensemble includes a nine-piece instrument section consisting of horns and percussion; having so many live instruments on stage can present unique challenges to live sound engineers–particularly around instrument bleed and feedback. more

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SENNHEISER IMPLEMENTS NEW AFFORDABLE RF SUPPORT SERVICES

OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – JUNE 2009: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation announces several new RF consultation and support services, which are intended for Sennheiser’s end users and dealers. The array of premium, yet affordable, services include transmitter customization, a free “help desk,” spectrum sweep consultations, and Sennheiser’s competitive 700 MHz rebate. more

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