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AES ADDS APPLE ASSOCIATION MEMBER PURCHASE PROGRAM TO US MEMBER BENEFITS

NEW YORK: Because so many audio professionals use Apple products in their everyday work, the Audio Engineering Society has launched a pilot initiative in conjunction with the Apple Association Member Purchase Program. AES President Jim Anderson reports that an agreement has been reached to provide US AES members with special savings of up to 17% on the latest Apple products and accessories. “We are exploring the possibility of expanding the program to other territories as well,” Anderson said.

AES US Members visiting the Apple Store link at www.aes.org will find a number of exclusive options including:

* Special member pricing on Apple and third-party products
* Exclusive promotions
* Complimentary shipping on all orders over $50
* Free engraving on all new iPod models
* Mac customization
* Flexible business financing options

“The AES is continually seeking new ways to benefit our members,” Anderson more

Nucomm Announces European R&TTE and RoHS Compliance of Signature CamPac2 HD/SD COFDM Microwave Transmitter at IBC 2009

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Nucomm, part of The Vitec Group’s RF Extreme business unit, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems to international broadcast, government and military markets, is exhibiting its second generation lightweight CamPac2 HD/SD COFDM microwave transmitter at IBC 2009 (Stand 1.B31). more

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Atlona Technologies Showcases Competitive Edge in Audio Visual Technologies as a CE Pro BEST Awards Finalist

August 27th, 2009 — Atlona Technologies has proven its place as a stand out company within the AV industry with production of its AT-HDAiR and AT-PROHD88M-SR, creating a buzz that has earned them a spot as finalists in the 2009 CE Pro BEST Awards.

The CE Pro BEST (Best Electronic Systems Technologies) Awards are making their debut this fall at the annual reputable CEDIA tradeshow, presenting honors to the top products in 38 categories with one overall winner. CE Pro is largely recognized as a leading publication for the custom electronics industry and a highly reliable authority on such technology. Atlona is facing rivals from an initial pool of 77 different companies with over 100 products creating a very competitive contest.

Atlona’s competing products include the AT-HDAiR, a wireless USB to HDMI or VGA converter that transmits HD video from one’s laptop or computer to an HD more

MANUFACTURERS SPONSOR WORSHIP ARTS TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT

MUSKEGON, MI─ For the second year, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. along with Shure, Yamaha Corporation of America, and Martin Professional will offer product training to all church technicians and musicians seeking the finest in-depth technology training available in the areas of audio, musicianship, lighting, recording, and media presentation. The Worship Arts Technology Summit (WATS) will be held September 14 – 16, 2009 in Muskegon, Michigan at one of the most beautiful Christian conference centers in the nation – The Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference Center, a sprawling campus on the sparkling shores of Lake Michigan.

Summit Sponsor pro audio experts will be on hand along with leading worship musicians and world-class sound and lighting professionals. In-depth three-day tracks will include Audio, Musician, Lighting and Media. All skill levels are welcome as the training will be presented in structured technology tracks, allowing attendees to begin with the basics more

127th AES CONVENTION MASTER CLASSES – DIVERSITY PERSONIFIED

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Mixing In The Box, Room Tuning, Mastering Motown, Writing With Sound & More

NEW YORK: In an atmosphere charged with high-level presentations by high-level industry professionals, the 127th AES Convention Master Class Program raises the bar once again with stand-out colloquiums by a gathering of iconic figures. “Master Class Chair Alan Silverman has never failed to develop a must-see program, and this year he has outdone himself,” reports Convention Chair Agnieszka Roginska. “We expect the credentials of the presenters coupled with the diversity of their subject matter will attract standing room only audiences.”

MASTER CLASS PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE:

Platinum Mixing In The Box: Kevin Killen – A legendary background in the analog domain capped by a successful transition to the digital environment has established Killen’s reputation as a world-class mixer (U2, Peter Gabriel, Sugarland). Addressing the potential for more

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MULTIDYNE DEBUTS LIGHTBOX™ FIBER OPTIC FIELD TRANSPORT SYSTEM NOW WITH DVI OVER 3G AT IBC 2009

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a premier provider of fiber optic-based video and audio transport solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, is bringing its LiGHTBoX™ fiber optic field transport system with brand new features to IBC 2009 (Stand 2.A54).

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Addressing industry demands for fiber transport applications where battery-powered equipment is required, new features on the popular LiGHTBoX product include 3G capability, a boon for users working with high definition video. The LiGHTBoX is also now compatible with two of MultiDyne’s flagship products, the DVI-6000 and COMMS-2000. Both products can be integrated into the LiGHTBoX, with the COMMS-2000 for use anywhere to provide a two to four wire bridge for intercom. Applications for the LiGHTBoX with DVI-6000, a product designed for the transport of DVI-I, RGB-HV and DVI-D over ONE fiber, include outdoor digital more

DK-Technologies Helps UK Broadcaster Industry Meet BCAP’s Loudness Guidelines

C4, RedBee and Grand Central Studios are among a growing number of broadcast and post production facilities that are choosing DK-Technologies’ Loudness software to evaluate audio levels on commercials and idents in line with the latest recommendations from the Broadcast Committee on Advertising Standards (BCAP).

BCAP’s guidelines, which were published last year, advise broadcasters to look at the audio levels on commercials and idents following audience complaraja-sehgal-of-grand-central-with-dk-loudness-metering-compressed.jpgints that they are often too loud. BCAP recommends the use of loudness meters that incorporate International Telecommunications Union (ITU) specified algorithms BS.1770 and BS.1771 to measure loudness – something that traditional PPM and VU meters are incapable of doing.

At a recent briefing held at Grand Central Studios in London, 30 members of the UK Screen Association heard how C4, its sister channels and channels such as Dave, Bravo, Living and Virgin 1 that more

HISTORY RESOUNDS AT 127TH AES CONVENTION

Bell Labs, Big Bands, Live Sound, Mercury Living Presence & RCA

NEW YORK: When someone tells Harry Hirsch “You’re history,” he takes it as a compliment. Back for his third turn as AES Convention Historical Committee Chair, Hirsch has collaborated with co-chairs and AES members to insure that history will reveal itself in a lively fashion at the 127th AES Convention at NY’s Javits Center October 9 – 12. Historical Events include:

The History of Live Sound: Presented by Toronto-based Sr. Engineer Thomas Shevlin, this session will feature a panel of pioneers of live touring and Broadway sound. Opening with a slideshow reaching back before the 1920′s origins of live sound systems, Shevlin and his panelists will discuss what originally drew them to the field, its progression during their careers, and their vision of the future. The session will conclude with a lively Q & A
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MULTIDYNE FIBER-COMMS FOUR-WIRE OPTICAL EXTENDER FOR AUDIO FIBER TRANSPORT OF INTERCOM AND IFB MAKES EUROPEAN DEBUT AT IBC 2009

Compatible with MultiDyne, Clear-Com®, Studio Technologies® and RTS® Systems

multidyne-fiber-comms.jpgAMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a premier provider of fiber optic-based video and audio transport and routing solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, is introducing Fiber-Comms, a four-wire optical extender designed for intercom lines to the European market at IBC 2009 (Stand 2.A54). This advanced fiber optic extender seamlessly transports from one to eight intercom or IFB channels and can also transport control and signaling data.

Addressing the three key areas sought after by professionals in the A/V and broadcast industries, Fiber-Comms allows for greater data transport, over a lighter fiber cable and for a longer distance. When used in conjunction with the MultiDyne COMMS-2000 two-wire to four-wire converter, Fiber-Comms can extend a two-wire system. It is also a cost-effective integrated component for the LiGHTBoX™ field portable more

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DK-Technologies Launches Graphical Loudness Display

loudness.jpgDK-Technologies is using the IBC platform to introduce a new Graphical Loudness display for its award-winning PT0760M HS/SD waveform monitor.

This display allows engineers to simultaneously see waveform and audio information on the same screen. It is particularly useful for facilities that need to comply with the new BCAP guidelines on audio loudness as it enables engineers to measure loudness against time and instantly see the effect of any changes they might make to loudness values.

The Graphical Loudness display allows user to view up to three minutes of rolling audio. The PT0760M is able to de-embed up to 16 audio channels from up to 4 HD/SD video in puts and also provide Dolby Digital/DolbyE decoding. The PT0760M can also be purchased with analogue and digital audio inputs and outputs. With these options the PT0760M can provide ITU indication via the more

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