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2009 Theater Season A Hit For Broadway, Off-Broadway and For Scharff Weisberg

Scharff Weisberg, Inc. (SWI) had a busy season on and off Broadway supplying three star-studded productions — “33 Variations,” “Impressionism” and “Distracted” — with comprehensive video system packages designed to be user-friendly and adaptable to the needs of very different shows.

Nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play, Moises Kaufman’s “33 Variations” stars Jane Fonda as a Beethoven specialist newly-diagnosed with ALS. The play crosses continents and centuries — Beethoven himself makes an appearance — as the musicologist uses the composer’s Diabelli Variations as a springboard for what one critic called “rich but playful ideas.” The Projection Designer for “33 Variations” was Jeff Sugg. more

Fairlight Supplies Three Xynergi Systems To Hefei Opera House

Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province in Southeast China, will soon have a brand new opera house that will incorporate two performance halls and a recording and mixing studio to capture live events taking place in the complex.

Among the equipment being installed in the complex are three Fairlight Xynergi MPC96 systems, which will be used for recording and post production. more

Barix Audio Over IP Technology Adds Scalability, Flexibility And Control To Bosch PA And Voice Evacuation Systems

Bosch Security Systems integrate Barix IP Audio technology to distribute supervised audio and contact closures

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, June 2, 2009 — Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio, intercom, control and monitoring, today announced that Bosch Security Systems is now shipping an IP Audio Interface based on the Barix Annuncicom 1000 for use with Bosch Praesideo and Plena Voice Alarm digital public address and voice evacuation systems. The Barix OEM device, labeled PRS-1AIP1, is used for distribution of supervised audio and control signals over standard IP networks according to the EN 60849 standard for voice evacuation in Europe and other regions. more

DID THEY FORGET TO COME? INFOCOMM BOOTH IS REDEFINED

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DID THEY FORGET TO COME? INFOCOMM BOOTH IS REDEFINED

SEATTLE, WA – Digital signage company .advancedMethod decided to approach June’s InfoComm, held this year in Orlando, Florida, a little differently than all the rest. Instead of flying a large Seattle-based team and booth materials across the country creating a massive carbon footprint, .advancedMethod has decided not to attend InfoComm at all; at least not in the traditional sense. When planning for InfoComm, .advancedMethod decided to take the “reduce, reuse, recycle? motto into consideration. Bearing the slogan in mind, the team has realized that their physical presence at the .advancedMethod InfoComm booth (booth #2179) is not necessary. more

AMERICAN IDOL FINALIST WOWS HOMETOWN CROWD WITH NEW SENNHEISER 2000 RF SERIES

danny_gokey.JPGMILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – May 2009: “American Idol” Top 3 contestant Danny Gokey had the privilege of debuting the new Sennheiser 2000 Series handheld wireless vocal microphone on U.S. television during his homecoming concert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It may be small consolation for Gokey, who did not make it to the finale, but on past evidence he has a successful recording career still ahead of him. more

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Michigan City Area Schools Selects Calypso Systems

calypso-systems-logo_2d28a9.jpgWOODBURY, MN, June 1, 2009 —Michigan City Area Schools in Indiana has selected Calypso Systems as key components of their total classroom technology solution for its fourteen school sites. Calypso products are already in full use in 41 Michigan City classrooms with another 40 to be converted by next fall. Their high-tech initiative has implementation in all 300 classrooms to be completed within three years. more

Platinum Tools® Introduces CCP Series J-Hooks

Platinum Tools CCP Series J-HooksMOORPARK, Calif., June 1, 2009 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce the introduction of the new two-inch J-Hook. Designed to support today’s high performance voice/data cable, fiber optics, coax, and flexible conduit, the Cable Cage Polypropylene (or CCP) Series J-Hooks (P/N’s: CCP32-100, CCP32W-100, CCP32AC-100) feature a smooth pulling design with an integral latch for stress free cable support. One- and three-inch hooks (CCP16 and CCP48) will also be available by July 1, 2009. more

Yamaha IPA8200 Series Power Amplifier Makes InfoComm 2009 Debut

yamaha-ipa8200-04.jpgORLANDO, Fla.⎯ Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. will launch its latest power amplifier at InfoComm 2009 in Orlando. The Yamaha IPA8200 is a highly efficient Class D amplifier that delivers eight channels of 200W each (4 ohms) in a lightweight, but sturdy, 2U package. The new amplifier, which coincides with the recent release of the IMX644 rack mount mixer, is ideal for smaller-scale installations wanting the superior reliability and sound quality of a Yamaha product, and with the efficiency of Class D amplification. The IPA8200 is three times more efficient than conventional Class AB or Class H amplification and provides greatly reduced power consumption, heat dissipation and space requirements. more

Yamaha PM5D ‘USERS DEFINE’ Success on CMT’s Can You Duet

canyouduet-l-to-r-me-geoffrey-borchgrevink-and-fohe-rick-reith5564kb.jpgNASHVILLE, Tenn.⎯Now in its second season, this year’s taping of Can You Duet (CMT Television) is being broadcast from the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville. Lance Smith hosts the show, which sets out to find country music’s next duo, and singer Naomi Judd has signed on again as one of the three judges for the new season. The competition is a performance-based reality TV series from the producers of American Idol. Audio production for the live taping includes two Yamaha PM5D-RH digital audio consoles, one at front of house and one at monitors, and Kooster McAllister’s Record Plant Remote dual DM2000 rig is used for remote broadcast. more

Harkness Screens Features Full Array of Rear Projection Event Screens at InfoComm 2009

harkness-screens-rear-projection-screen.jpgORLANDO, FL — Harkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, will feature its entire line of rear projection event screens at InfoComm 2009 (Booth 2935). Harkness’ rear projection screens are designed with PVC surfaces that can be used where a specific screen size or shape is required for both temporary and permanent installations. more

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