Students pursuing a graduate degree in art history at the University of Maryland‘s flagship campus in College Park carefully study the detail and color of world-famous artworks, most of which they‘ve never seen in their original versions. Providing students with an accurate visual reproduction of the color and detail subtleties of art masterpieces is essential, which is why the university‘s Department of Art History and Archaeology chose the Canon REALiS SX6 Multimedia Projector. more
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Harrisburg, PA, February 27, 2008 – The hundreds of thousands who tuned in for their first glimpse at the “must see” cars of the year during the 2008 Pennsylvania Auto & Boat Show kept on course as ABC 27 WHTM-TV used microwave technology products provided by RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, to preview all of the vehicle debuts during the event‘s hour-long live broadcast. more
STEVENSVILLE, Md., February 27, 2008 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the video, audio, and security industries, is proud to announce that it has introduced its new PRM-1 Pitched Roof Non-Penetrating Satellite/Antenna Mount.
“With more people choosing to go with satellite TV service and HD antennas, as well as many having to cope with new digital standards that will soon be in place, VMP‘s new PRM-1 mount will make installing these pieces of hardware on the roof as easy as viewing a HD broadcast is easy on the eyes,” explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “The PRM-1 can accommodate up to an 18-inch DBS/DSS antenna and comes with a pitch pad kit, or can hold up to ten 8-inch x 8-inch x 16-inch standard concrete blocks for ballast. Its heavy duty steel construction and dark grey weather-resistant powder coat finish provides strength and durability for lasting reliability and peace-of-mind.” more
LAKEWOOD, NJ – FEBRUARY 27, 2008 – Neutrik‘s OpticalCon, a ruggedized and dirt protected fiber optic connector system, is incorporated into the design of Midas‘ XL8 Live Performance System, the UK manufacturer‘s flagship digital mixing console. The link between the console and the stage, with no discernable loss in frequency response, is a concern for most live performance sound engineers; Neutrik‘s OpticalCon system meets this need.
The Midas XL8 is one of the leading digital live audio mixing consoles for sound reinforcement applications, whether live, installed, theatre or broadcast. Each Midas XL8 console comes supplied with two 150m drums of Neutrik‘s multimode OpticalCon to create a fully redundant digital snake system. more
Peachtree City, GA -February 27 2008- Situated in the artistic community of Silverlake, Los Angeles, CA, Kingsize Soundlabs offers a unique recording environment with an array of vintage as well as the latest state-of-the-art technology, which appeals to the alternative music scene. With high-profile alternative music clients including Jesus and Mary Chain and Australian band The Vines, protecting the recorded sessions is essential, and Avastor HDX FireWire hard drives are the number one choice for sessions that track directly to drives as well as back up. more
Italian InStore Communications Leader, SkyRec, to Deploy Private IPTV Network to Hundreds of McDonald‘s Restaurants Throughout Italy Using CodecSys
Mobile World Congress 2008
BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Broadcast International (OTCBB: BCST) (“BI”) announced a European IPTV/digital signage customer for its breakthrough video compression software, CodecSys. more
Vista Systems’ Spyder was center stage at the L‘Oreal International Business Forum 2007 held October 3-5 at the Kipriotis Conference Center in Kos, Greece. Videotooth Event Engineering, which supplies the Vista Spyder to the Greek AV market, supplied the Spyder 344 system deployed in an array of shows spotlighting hairstylists from Europe and Canada. more
California desert rockers Queens of the Stone Age went for a radical change of scene recently when they performed an exclusive one-off gig for 300 fans in a German salt mine.
Billed as the world‘s deepest gig ever, fans were transported 2,300 feet underground to hear Queens of the Stone Age perform through a Crest Audio Pro 200™-powered sound system supplied by audio rental and production specialists Complete Audio Berlin.
Complete Audio‘s André Rauhut admitted that the Sondershausen salt mine definitely ranked at the top of his “most unusual venue” list, and was pretty close to earning “most challenging,” as well. The first task was to bring all the components underground, where they were left for 36 hours to adjust to the climatic conditions of the underground chamber. Then his crew handled the massive reverberations coming off the walls. Throughout it all, Rauhut said that his Crest Audio Pro 200 Series amplifiers were a very important part of the signal chain. more
INDIANAPOLIS, IN, FEBRUARY 25, 2008 – Auralex Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, keeps sound flowing at Nashville‘s Liquid Music Studio. A personal and commercial facility, founded in 2006 by former Digidesign Production Specialist Brett Clark, Liquid Music Studio specializes in audio and post-production projects. more
Lighting designer Scott Warner put his grandMA to work on Grammy Award-winner Queen Latifah‘s nine-week Trav‘lin Light tour last fall. The tour, which kicked off September 29 in Dallas and ran through the end of November, supported Queen Latifah‘s new jazz CD of the same name.
Warner had previously used the grandMA to control LED lighting for the Pussycat Dolls, but this was the first tour where his grandMA controlled moving lights. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive North American distributor of the grandMA. more