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Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Uses 13 Digital Projection Displays in Audio-visual Masterpiece

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“The combination of declassified documents, President Carter’s private diaries, and cutting edge projection makes the description of a day at the White House one of the best examples of immersive education in the world.”
– Jay Hakes, Director, Carter Presidential Library and Museum

ATLANTA, GA (NOV 4, 2009)Design and Production Incorporated, a full-service production and installation integrator, recently completed an $8.5 million renovation of the Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. From a fully interactive touch-table that pairs live projection with user-activated navigation, to a 6-panel projector-supplied rotunda, the Museum delivers historic materials through cutting-edge technology. Thirteen of Digital Projection International’s displays, including six 8,000-lumen TITAN HD-600 projectors and six dVision 1080p projectors, are delivering active imagery from numerous periods of Jimmy Carter’s life. more

AVI-SPL University Professional Series Concludes in Boston on Nov. 11

Leading audio visual integrator AVI-SPL will take Boston area professionals back to school for the final program in the 2009 AVI-SPL University series. The program, held at the Sheraton Braintree, Braintree, Mass., on Wednesday, Nov. 11, offers attendees access to industry-leading educational seminars taught by experts and certified trainers. AVI-SPL University is regarded as the largest professional audiovisual (AV) education series to be sponsored by a comprehensive AV solutions provider. more

Screen Innovations Moves Into Larger Facility

Austin, Texas, Oct. 26, 2009 – Screen Innovations is proud to announce that it has moved into a larger facility as of Oct. 25. SI’s new corporate address is 2105 Denton Dr., Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78758. more

Mersive® Aligns the Universe for Planetarium Dome Display

Umevatoriet. Photo by Lars-Åke Jonsson.

Umevatoriet. Photo by Lars-Åke Jonsson.

Swedish planetarium uses Mersive software to create immersion experience

Lexington, KY (October 20, 2009) – Mersive is chosen as the automatic alignment software solution for the science center planetarium display at Sweden’s University of Umeå. Mersive SOL® software was used at Umevatoriet Center to accomplish the edge-blending, image warping and auto alignment of multiple projectors on the dome screen to provide a crisp and compelling immersive visual experience. more

Digital Projection wins Product of the Year Award for World’s First Fireproof, Waterproof and Dustproof Projector

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ATLANTA, GA – October 20, 2009 – The 2009 winners of the recent AV awards were announced at a gala dinner attended by more than 500 people on October 9th, 2009, at the London Hilton on Park Lane in London, England. Digital Projection won the first award of the evening, taking home the prestigious “Digital Signage Product of the Year? awardfor its innovative fireproof, dustproof and waterproof XTP-HD 300 projector. more

projectiondesign® projects the Universe for Swedish Planetarium

Umevatoriet planetarium in Umeå, Sweden

Umevatoriet planetarium in Umeå, Sweden

Umevatoriet goes digital with imaging from Antycip Simulation, Mersive, and projectiondesign

Fredrikstad, Norway, October 19, 2009 – Five of projectiondesign’s® latest F22 1080 DLP® projectors have been installed as part of a major technical upgrade of the planetarium at Umevatoriet, a public-facing science center attached to the University of Umeå in Sweden. more

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No lamps, no worries – projectiondesign® ships new FL32 RealLED™ DLP® projector

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projectiondesign FL32 LED projector

Fredrikstad, Norway (October 19, 2009) – Norway’s projectiondesign is now shipping the FL32 projector – the company’s first model to feature solid-state LED illumination. The FL32 is the first professional LED projector on the market that is fully configurable for its intended application.

The FL32 features ReaLED™ technology that combines long life LED illumination technology with patented projectiondesign optics for up to and estimated 100,000 hours of low-maintenance, worry-free operation. It is especially suitable for front- and rear-projection applications such as command and control, simulation and visualization, and any project that requires high-resolution imaging and low maintenance. more

Chief’s New Whiteboard Mount Now Shipping!

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Chief’s new whiteboard mount (WBMUS)

Minneapolis, MN, USA — (October 2009) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in projector, monitor and flat panel TV mounting solutions, is excited to announce that its new whiteboard mount (WBMUS) is now shipping.

The wall bracket is specially designed to mount an interactive whiteboard over an existing chalkboard. This allows installers to use the wall space while avoiding costly removal of the chalkboard. The mount offers flexible positioning with vertical, lateral and depth adjustments. Plus, it mounts to the wall without damaging existing boards and is universally compatible with most boards. When paired with a Chief short throw mounting system, you have a complete, state-of-the-art whiteboard solution. more

Digital Projection’s TITAN 3D Projector Wins Best New Product Award at CEDIA 2009 Manufacturers’ Excellence Ceremony

ATLANTA, GA (OCT 12, 2009)Digital Projection International an Emmy Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, was recently recognized with a Best New Product award in the CEDIA 2009 Manufacturers’ Excellence award ceremony. Each year CEDIA recognizes the best of the best in the residential electronic systems industry. DPI’s TITAN 1080p Dual 3D, the most efficient Active-3D enabled projector in its class, was the only projector to win an award at this year’s banquet. more

New Sony 4K Projector Delivers 21,000 Lumens

Sony SRX-T420 4K SXRD Projector

Sony SRX-T420 4K SXRD Projector

Sony has expanded its line of ultra-high resolution 4K SXRD® projectors with a new model that provides 8.8 million pixels at more than 20,000 lumens — the highest brightness to date of any Sony projector. The new SRX-T420 projector is designed to deliver enhanced performance and flexibility in large-venue commercial applications such as entertainment, auditorium/lecture hall presentations, virtual reality, simulation, and more.
The new model incorporates the same 4096 x 2160 resolution of its successful SXRD counterparts with many similar design and control elements for user-friendliness. However, in addition to its high brightness, it delivers an enhanced contrast ratio of 3,000:1, as well as a range of new improvements in performance, interface capability, control software and installation capabilities. more

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