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Shure Shares Spotlight at CMA Awards

Martina McBrideSHURE SHARES SPOTLIGHT IN MEMORABLE 2008 CMA MOMENTS

NASHVILLE, TN, December 9, 2008 — Time is remembered in various ways — with a wink of an eye, longing for the past, and in the case of the 2008 Country Music Association Awards, certainly as indelible for Shure endorser Brad Paisley, who made it two in a row as the event’s chosen male vocalist of the year. Co-hosting the awards show at the Sommet Center with Carrie Underwood, Paisley also took home the evening’s best video award for “Waitin’ on a Woman” (featuring Andy Griffith), and kicked off the program with “Start a Band,” a duet with Keith Urban, using Shure UR2/SM58 and UR2/KSM9 wireless microphones, respectively. more

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Latin Grammys Sing With Shure

J Legend - JuanesJUANES EARNS FIVE TROPHIES, OPENS LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS WITH JOHN LEGEND

HOUSTON, TX, December 10, 2008 — Shure endorser Juanes was the big winner at this year’s Latin Grammy Awards, bowing five times as the recipient of awards for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Album, and Short Form Music Video. Joined by R&B singer John Legend, the Colombian rocker additionally more

Wohler’s VMDA-SUM8 Enhances Audio Monitoring in Game Creek Video’s Newest HD Production Unit

HAYWARD, Calif. — Dec. 11, 2008 — Wohler Technologies Inc. today announced that mobile production company Game Creek Video has installed VMDA-SUM8 analog/digital summing audio monitors in the company’s new Liberty HD two-truck mobile television production unit. Rolled out in August, just in time for the college football season on ESPN/ABC, Liberty HD relies on six VMDA-SUM8 units for flexible monitoring and mixing of intercom aux inputs. more

Canon U.S.A.’s XH G1 HD Camcorder Chosen by Varuna Entertainment to Shoot Two New Challenging “Reality? Series for Major Cable Networks

VARUNA CANON TRUCKInspired storytelling, superior HDTV production values, and prudent budgeting are essential elements in the competitive world of producing innovative programming for today’s cable networks. For Varuna Entertainment, achieving these goals is made easier by using Canon’s XH G1 HD Camcorders to capture dramatic, challenging, and often dangerous footage for two of their latest cable “reality? series.
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DOLLYWOOD’S POLAR EXPRESS CREATES “4-D? VIEWER EXPERIENCE

LIGHTNING 45 HD-3D Projectors Creating Polar Express 4-D ExperienceTwo Digital Projection LIGHTNING 45 HD-3D Projectors are Bringing the Polar Express Holiday Experience to Life in a Dazzling “4-D? Display

The 3D projection is so realistic we’ve had guests take off their 3D glasses thinking that the snow in the Polar Express 4D experience was being “blown into? the theater.
– Pete Owens, Dollywood Public Relations Manager
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NAVY MEMORIAL USES DIGITAL PROJECTION’S TITAN IN STATE-OF-THE-ART PRESENTATION ENVIRONMENT

Navy Memorial Presentation Room 1Hoppmann AV Chooses DP’s TITAN to Deliver Dynamic Imagery at U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation’s Auditorium

Hoppmann has allowed us to fully utilize the numerous features of the Heritage Center by creating an outstanding visual and aural experience for our visitors and staff.
– Navy Admiral Richard A. Buchanan more

Scharff Weisberg Provides Video Support For Robert Rauschenberg Memorial Service At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

MetScharff Weisberg was tasked with providing video support at three venues within the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a by-invitation-only memorial service for famed artist Robert Rauschenberg who passed away earlier this year.

“They did an excellent job and guided us through all of the technical challenges of a very complex event,” notes Mark Pace, an independent event coordinator with extensive background in convention and performing-arts facility management. “It is my understanding that the Rauschenberg Memorial was the first time the Museum has had a ‘simulcast’ between The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and The Temple of Dendur, not to mention a delayed webcast of the event.” Speakers for the Memorial were split between the Auditorium and The Temple of Dendur requiring the live feed from each room to be broadcast to both rooms. more

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Geodezik Takes Cirque du Soleil® to New Heights With Pandoras Box Media Server From coolux

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. — Dec. 9, 2008 — The Pandoras Box Media Server from coolux is being used by Geodezik, a Montreal-based multimedia design and production company, to support video projection for ZAIA™, Cirque du Soleil’s first permanent show in Asia. Staged at The Venetian Macao, ZAIA is the dream of a young girl who journeys into space on a voyage of self-discovery. Geodezik incorporated Pandoras Box into this dazzling show to help tell her story and illustrate her perception of the stars and planets, space and infinity, and the variety of fantastic creatures inhabiting them. more

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Electrosonic Installs First Iosono Sound System in the U.S. Part of the Multi-million Dollar Renovation of the Museum Of Tolerance

ToleranceElectrosonic, Inc. has been a key player in the multi-million-dollar renovation of the Museum of Tolerance/Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles. Among the improvements made by Electrosonic was the installation of a 308-channel Iosono sound system in the Peltz Theater — the first theatre installation of its type in the US –, extensive AV support for a new exhibit depicting Simon Wiesenthal’s Vienna office and the upgrading of many other exhibits and interactive displays. more

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Furman’s Power Management Solutions Chosen for New IGT Facility in Las Vegas

PETALUMA, Calif. — Dec. 09, 2008 — Furman, a world-leading provider of power management solutions, today announced that its AC-215 and Elite-15 i have been chosen by leading installer R2W to protect and optimize the performance of A/V components in the new Las Vegas facility for International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a designer and manufacturer of computerized gaming machines. more

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