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METRIC HALO ON TOUR WITH WHITE STRIPES AND RACONTEURS

white_stripes.JPGNEW YORK, NEW YORK – JULY 2008: Philip J. Harvey from PilotLight Audio Inc. was hired by the White Stripes to mix front-of-house sound and multi-track record their tenth anniversary tour of 2007 in forty channels of high-resolution digital audio. Harvey put together a Metric Halo rig consisting of five MIO 2882+DSP interfaces passing 24-bit/96kHz audio into his MacBook Pro laptop computer. This endeavor led to the recording and mixing of two songs that were released as B-sides on the White Stripes’ “You Don’t Know What Love Is” EP. more

TRUE PERFORMANCE

ren_wreck.JPGLOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA – JUNE 2008: Controversial American artist Matthew Barney and collaborating composer Jonathan Bepler – the team that created the celebrated “Cremaster Cycle” series of art movies – have begun a new project of hugely orchestrated one-time opera/performances set around the world and inspired by Norman Mailer’s 1983 novel “Ancient Evenings.” The first performance, “REN,” took place in mid-May at an abandoned car dealership off the I-5 Interstate south of Los Angeles. Some 600 spectators witnessed the event, which involved a drum and bugle corps, the complete destruction of a Chrysler Imperial by a twenty-ton excavator, the release of several thousand crickets, and much, much more over the course of two spectacular hours. more

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RF CENTRAL CHAMPIONS COVERAGE FOR NATIONAL “AMERICAN GLADIATORSâ€? AND “THE BIGGEST LOSERâ€?TELEVISION SHOWS

rf-central-gear-used-during-american-gladiators-broadcast.jpgGlendale, CA, July 22, 2008 – Video Equipment Rentals (VER), a national AV, audio, broadcast and computer equipment rental company, has transitioned RF Central, a leading microwave technology provider and brand of The Vitec Group, from news production into mainstream television production, using its equipment for broadcasting NBC’s popular “American Gladiatorsâ€? and “The Biggest Loserâ€? programs. more

SI Ships Reference Motorized Projector Screen

Austin, Texas, July 22, 2008 – SI (www.siscreens.com) is proud to announce that its new Reference Motorized projector screen will be shipping in time for the 2008 CEDIA Expo. SI will showcase the new, state-of-the-art screen during the show, which takes place in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 1056. more

BBE SOUND TAKES INVENTORY IN AURALEX’S BEST SELLING ACOUSTICAL TREATMENTS

BBE Sound 1INDIANAPOLIS, IN – BBE Sound, provider of high definition sound technology for both the professional audio and consumer electronic markets, recently constructed its own recording studio within its warehouse space at its Huntington Beach, California headquarters. With that, BBE Sound took inventory of Auralex Acoustics’ best-selling acoustical treatments and expert acoustical recommendations, to treat the space from the initial stages of the project. more

The grandMA Hits The Road Again With Bon Jovi

Bon JoviOnce again Bon Jovi has taken grandMA on the road. The band’s 2006 Have A Nice Day tour, which was the first to carry an HD video system with it for the duration of the tour, employed a grandMA for lighting and video control. Now, Bon Jovi’s Lost Highway world tour is concluding with a pair of grandMAs in tow. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive North American distributor of the grandMA. more

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Vista Systems’ Spyder Checks Into Chicago’s Hotel Sax

saxChicago’s luxury Hotel Sax has chosen a Vista Systems Spyder to power a videowall comprised of 36 16×9 plasma screens located just outside its high-tech, fourth-floor conference center. The system grabs the attention of executives and conference-goers with images ranging from company logos and promos, to client-created content. more

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STEREOSTONE’S AWARD-WINNING BOX PLANTER SPEAKER IS ALSO A FULLY OPERATIONAL PLANTER

N. HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 18, 2008 — StereoStone, Inc. (www.stereostone.com), a leader in American-made architectural outdoor weatherproof speakers, is proud to announce that it will feature its award-winning Box Planter Outdoor Speaker System at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 223. StereoStone’s box planter, winner of a 2007 Electronic House Product of the Year award, discretely blends into landscapes and patios while providing 100-, 125-, and 250-Watt output options in a choice of terra cotta or white finishes. more

SI Introduces New State-of-the-Art Woven Projector Screen Materials

Austin, Texas, July 18, 2008 – SI (www.siscreens.com) is proud to announce that its new state-of-the-art Gamma Maestro HD 1.1 (White) and Lunar Maestro HD .85 (Gray) woven sound permeable projector screen materials will be shipping in August 2008. SI will also feature the Gamma and Lunar Maestro screen materials at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 1056. more

Fairlight’s New CC-1 Technology Makes Huge Inroads in the US

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Fairlight’s award-winning Crystal Core technology (CC-1) is gaining significant momentum in the US where broadcast and post production companies have recognized its ability to improve workflow and reduce energy costs and carbon footprints. more

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