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Major Chicago Newspaper Uses Canon U.S.A.‘s XH A1 HD Camcorder to Capture Multimedia News

Look carefully. The picture that appears on the front page of tomorrow‘s Chicago Tribune may not be a “photograph” at all. It might be a frame-grab from a high-definition digital video camcorder. Either way, readers will not be able to tell the difference, and there is no reason they should need to. A great, high-quality picture has value because of its content, not because of the camera that captured it. As valuable as that image may be, however, imagine how much more impact it can have when it is not only seen in print but also displayed as part of a motion-video sequence on that newspaper‘s Web site.
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Medialon Powers LED Screens On The Schaulager Entrance Facade

MedialonThe Schaulager, the permanent home of the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation‘s collection of contemporary art in Basel, Switzerland, is using a Medialon Manager V4 Pro and two Medialon Manager V4 Lites to create, control and play back playlists for videos and other still and text projections on a pair of large LED screens on the entrance facade. more

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Williams Sound Introduces the PPA R1600 FM Remote Speaker

EDEN PRAIRIE – Williams Sound is pleased to announce that it has begun shipping the PPA R1600 FM Remote Speaker to commercial sound markets.

Many facilities use remote office space or meeting rooms for daily activities, but are unable to take advantage of audio services due to audio cable being difficult to install. The R1600 FM remote speaker helps to solve this problem. The speaker will pick up the broadcast of an audio service wirelessly from any Williams Sound transmitter operating on 72-76 MHz. No unsightly audio cables to run; no complicated installation. The speaker simply plugs into an available AC outlet and the volume of the audio program can be adjusted to a comfortable listening level. The speaker is ideal for an office, nursery, cry room, rehearsal room, or any remote location where the participants need to listen or monitor the audio service. more

Polycom HDX Series named Top-Ranked HD Solution

PLEASANTON, Calif. – Oct. 29, 2007 – Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), the world‘s leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, today announced the Polycom HDX platform was named the best high definition (HD) video conferencing solution by Wainhouse Research in a head-to-head comparison with competing systems from Tandberg and LifeSize. The Polycom HDX series received top marks in eight out of 10 categories, including video quality, audio quality, and multimedia performance, as well as HD and SD (standard definition) interoperability, camera quality and performance, user interface and content-sharing performance (H.239). more

NUCOMM TO PROVIDE HD MICROWAVE EQUIPMENT TO CHINA‘S CCTV FOR OLYMPIC GAMES BROADCAST

Hackettstown, NJ, October 29, 2007 – Nucomm, a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the broadcast industry, common carrier, cable, government, military and international marketplace, announced today that it will supply HD microwave equipment to China‘s national broadcaster, CCTV, for use during the Opening Ceremony outdoor events at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. This is the first HD airborne microwave system sold to a broadcast network in P.R.China. more

Dallas’ Meyerson Symphony Center: grandMA Saves the Day, Is Here to Stay

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Owned and managed by the City of Dallas, the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center is home to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and plays host to other musical ensembles/events as well as various corporate meetings, religious services and other events. more

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CANON U.S.A.‘S REALiS SX6 MULTIMEDIA PROJECTORS GO UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

As a leader in molecular biology studies, the Benaroya Research Institute (BRI) at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle is a place where details are crucial. Studying the microscopic make-up of the immune system for possible causes and cures for devastating diseases, including diabetes, arthritis, heart disease and cancer, requires careful observation. Conveying the findings of that research requires an equally sharp picture and precise color imaging in order to present it for large-screen study. more

CANON’S REALiS SX6 PROJECTOR PROVIDES THE RIGHT EXPOSURE FOR THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW

When the third annual Art of Photography show began on April 14, 2007 in San Diego‘s trendy Gaslamp Quarter, it was the culmination of a selection process that began with 9,867 entries (submitted digitally) from 37 countries. In order for contest curator/producer Steven Churchill to accurately determine which photos should be shown, a high-resolution display technology was needed that was capable of revealing all the subtle details, color gradations, and shading of the original images on a larger scale. The REALiS SX6 Multimedia Projector from Canon U.S.A., Inc. was the obvious choice, as it displayed crisp SXGA+ (1400 X 1050) resolution images with exceptional color, intricate detail, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, and 3500 ANSI lumens of brightness. more

Chief Teaches You How to Build Dynamic Ceiling Installations

Minneapolis, MN. — (October 25, 2007) – www.chiefmfg.com – Constructing a dynamic ceiling installation for projectors or flat panel displays can seem like a difficult and complex task. That‘s why Chief has compiled a list of helpful steps to aid in any ceiling mount installation. Chief provides a variety of accessories, projector mounts and flat panel ceiling mounts that are sure to fulfill any application need. more

K-Sun LABELShop® BEE3™Is One Sweet Deal for Wire Identification

K-Sun LABELShop®BEE3™K-Sun Corporation, Somerset, WI

K-Sun‘s new industrial yellow and black 3-in-1 label, bar code and heat shrink tube printer is called the K-Sun LABELShop® BEE3™. This portable thermal transfer printer works harder than a hive of bees to professionally label, bar code and heat shrink tube identify thousands of electrical, wire and cable items wherever a durable, adhesive-backed label is needed. The printer is backed with a full three-year unconditional warranty. more

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