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ATK AUDIOTEK USES FOUR YAMAHA PM1D DIGITAL CONSOLES AT GRAMMY® AWARDS

grammy-awards2009yamaha-pm1d.JPGBUENA Park, Calif.─ The 51st Annual GRAMMY® Awards (CBS) held on February 8th at the Staple Center in Los Angeles had a performance line up and duets by the likes of Coldplay and Jay-Z; Al Green, Keith Urban, Justin Timberlake and Boyz II Men performing ‘Let’s Stay Together’; the Jonas Brothers pairing with Stevie Wonder; Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus; Paul McCartney and Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl; as well as performances by Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, and many others. ATK Audiotek (Valencia, Ca.) once again provided live audio production and, once again, chose four Yamaha PM1D digital audio consoles, two at front of house and two for the monitor mix. more

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HaiVision and Zixi Provide First Low-Latency HD (1080i) Video Transmissions Over Public Internet

MONTREAL and BOSTON — Feb. 11, 2009 — HaiVision Systems Inc., the world’s leading vendor of high-performance H.264 HD and SD video codecs, and Zixi LLC, the world’s leading supplier of HD Instant Video Delivery Network (IVDN) products, today announced the first successful broadcast of live HD video over the public Internet. more

NEUTRIK USA HELPS NEWMEDIAGEAR.COM UPGRADE TO HD VIDEO PODCASTS WITH PRODUCT DONATION

NewMediaGearORLANDO, FL – After three years and more than 300 audio broadcasts, NewMediaGear.com, producer of gear-related weekly audio Podcasts, is integrating HD video production along with its audio Podcasts, for a mix of rich media content development and distribution. Neutrik USA has donated several products to ease the company’s transition to HD video.

“Video gives us a tremendous advantage because now we are able to show products in great detail,? says Mark Jensen, General Manager and Host of NewMediaGear.com. “When we decided to make the transition to HD, Neutrik was the natural choice, as they contributed to the audio connectivity of Studio1A a few years back. Since then we have branded Studio1A as a Neutrik-only studio.? more

THE BLUE MAN GROUP DRUMS UP NEW REHEARSAL SPACE WITH AURALEX ACOUSTICS

Blue Man Group - 1NEW YORK, NY – Auralex Acoustics, Inc. is creating performance art of its own in the Blue Man Groups’ newest rehearsal space with its best-selling acoustical treatment products. The internationally successful group recently moved into its new NYC recording and rehearsal facility and immediately recognized the need to balance the acoustics of the space, specifically the voice over booth and the live performance room. more

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Fat Frogs Join More Than A Million People On The Mall In Washington For Obama Inaugration

MallIt was a historic occasion. More than a million people turned out on the Mall in Washington, D.C. to witness the inauguration of Barack Obama. It was perhaps not as well known that 11 Fat Frogs were there too, controlling fixtures from Christie Lites, which, last November, supported Obama’s victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of Zero88 in North America.

“We were very fortunate to have two career-milestone gigs,” says Robert A. Roth, of Christie Lites, about the victory speech and Mall events. “They were very rewarding personally and professionally.” more

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Robert Juliat Lights Innovative Display Technology At New England Patriots Hall Of Fame

PatriotsRobert Juliat Quincy profiles play a key role in the new Hall at Patriot Place, a unique sports and educational experience showcasing the history of the New England Patriots and housing the team’s Hall of Fame. The venue, adjacent to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, includes four 30-foot (9.14m) high Magink pylons whose digital displays highlight the careers of each Hall of Famer via video, still images and text information. more

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QSC SET TO LAUNCH NEW CSM SERIES

CSMTrio of new stage monitors joins company’s top-of-the-line catalog of concert sound offerings

COSTA MESA, CA, February 9, 2009—QSC’s new CSM Series stage monitors are set to make their industry debut. Representing the latest additions to the Costa Mesa, California-based manufacturer’s catalog of premium concert sound products, the CSM Series comprises three models: the CSM10, CSM12, and CSM15. more

Shure Gets Lead Role at Obama Inaugural

Springsteen and choirSHURE GETS LEAD ROLE AT OBAMA INAUGURAL OPENING CEREMONY

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 9, 2009—The HBO open signal presentation of “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial” served as the nation’s televised kickoff of the 56th Presidential Inauguration. Captured live at the National Mall, the event drew hundreds of thousands to our nation’s capital to see and hear a stellar lineup of talent, including Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, U2, Sheryl Crow, Shakira, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, and others. Sound reinforcement for the star-studded concert was courtesy of Clair Global and was mixed-for-air by veteran television production mixer Ed Greene. Wireless chosen for the event included 16 channels of Shure UR4D systems, using various combinations of bodypack and handheld transmitters, many of which sported SM58® capsules. more

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Shure’s Reason Why

The WhoLEGENDARY ROCKERS DALTREY, TOWNSEND REVEAL THE “REASON WHY? THEY USE SHURE MICROPHONES

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 – Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend, founding members of legendary British rock band The Who, have used Shure microphones onstage for more than 40 years. Their energetic live shows are often highlighted by Daltrey swinging his microphone – a standard Shure SM58® – over his head in wide arcs. Now, the rockers famous for punishing their equipment explain their loyalty to the microphones that have been taking it for so long in the new Shure “Reason Why? advertising campaign. more

SENNHEISER HEADPHONES AID IN THE HEALING PROCESS OF WAR VETERANS

musicorps.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – FEBRUARY 2009: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation announces its support of Musicorps, a program that provides injured combat veterans recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center with professional-grade recording equipment, individualized training and musical collaborators so that they can learn about and create music as part of their rehabilitation. Both musicians and non-musicians have participated with vigor, and the program is credited with contributing to the healing of veterans’ bodies and minds. more

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