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Cobalt Digital Announces IBC Line-Up

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Urbana, IL (June 30, 2011) – Cobalt Digital (www.CobaltDigital.com) has released details of its IBC 2011 line-up. The manufacturer of award-winning 3G/HD/SD conversion gear will conduct technology demonstrations of loudness processing over IP, debut its 9257 1×9 MADI card-based audio distribution amplifier, and introduce +LM virtual and remote loudness metering options.

The Company also plans to introduce the European market to solutions and enhancements to their Fusion3G® and COMPASS® series of multi-functional, multi-featured cards. The ranges offer solutions to all of today’s signal processing challenges, including loudness processing, audio loudness metering, Dolby® encode and decode (and Dolby® Digital Plus), colour correction, fiber transmit and receive, and up/down/cross conversion. Fusion3G and COMPASS support openGear®, an architecture platform that handles 3G/HD/SD video and audio processing cards from multiple manufacturers in the more

Prism Sound Makes Audio Loudness A Priority At IBC 2011

Prism Sound and SADiE will be attending this year’s IBC Convention in Amsterdam with a range of products aimed at the professional broadcast and post production markets.

The company will also be highlighting the important issue of Audio Loudness by showing a new application for its powerful dScope Series III audio analyser that allows broadcasters to verify whether their audio meters comply with ITU-R BS. 1770.

Prism Sound’s critically acclaimed dScope Series III is a flexible and powerful digital audio analysis platform available in a number of configurations, including two analogue-only versions aimed at engineers and production line managers who are currently only concerned with audio analysis in the analogue domain. These variants give customers access to all the power and flexibility of the dScope Series III audio analyzer platform but at a much lower cost of entry.

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FSR To Sponsor Industry Concert At InfoComm 2011 Featuring Drunk Unkles

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InfoComm Booth # 1343

FSR TO SPONSOR INDUSTRY CONCERT AT INFOCOMM 2011 FEATURING DRUNK UNKLES

Woodland Park, NJ — FSR will sponsor the InfoComm concert that promises to rock the house. The charity event, to be held on June 16th from 9-11 at B.B. King’s Restaurant and Blues Club, will feature the industry’s own blues band – Drunk Unkles – and will raise money for the NSCA Education Foundation. FSR, long time patron of both the band and the cause, is demonstrating its support by serving as a Bronze Sponsor.

“I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of working with the Unkles as an individual and as a representative of FSR for over two decades,? stated Jan Sandri, FSR president. “They’re not only a hugely talented group, but their generosity has helped escalate the industry’s level more

FSR Supports NSCA Members

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InfoComm Booth # 1343

Reception To Recognize Women Of The Industry To Be Held During InfoComm 2011

NSCA announced that FSR will sponsor its annual Women in NSCA Reception at InfoComm 2011. FSR is celebrating its 30th anniversary in business this year and continues its support of the integration community by sponsoring the important event.

“Women play a vital role in our industry, and I’m thrilled that the NSCA recognizes their contributions,? stated Jan Sandri, FSR president. “We are pleased to sponsor this unique gathering of female talent.”

Once again, NSCA will have a significant presence at the annual InfoComm industry trade show, June 11-17 in Orlando, Florida. The “Women in NSCA? Reception sponsored by FSR will be held in the NSCA Zone, booth #543, from 3-4 p.m. on June 15.

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FSR To Celebrate 30th Year Serving AV Industry At InfoComm 2011

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InfoComm Booth # 1343

CAKE CUTTING CEREMONY TO COMMEMORATE MILESTONE

Woodland Park, NJ – FSR will be celebrating its 30th anniversary at InfoComm 2011! The New Jersey-based manufacturer has announced plans to host a reception at 11 AM on Thursday, June 16th in Booth # 1343 to commemorate three decades of successfully supplying the audio / video, education, hospitality, government, and religious markets with a full array of AV equipment, including switching and control products, and connectivity boxes.

Founded in 1981 by Bill Fitzsimmons, Jan Sandri, and Charles Rodriguez, FSR was established to fill the AV industry’s need for control modules and subsequently expanded with a suite of metal products specifically addressing the AV market. “Charles, then owner of AV Services – an NY/NJ-based AV integration company – partnered with the extremely talented engineer Bill Fitzsimmons and more

FSR To Showcase Affordable Fingertip Room Control System and Dual-Rated Ceiling Box Series at InfoComm 2011

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InfoComm Booth # 1343

Woodland Park, NJ — FSR, manufacturer of audio and video switching, control products, and connectivity boxes, will showcase their affordable Flex-LT self-contained room control system, and their dual-rated ceiling boxes at InfoComm 2011. Both product lines will be demonstrated in FSR’s booth # 1343 beside the Company’s wide variety of table, wall and floor boxes, popular Pathfinder line of matrix switchers, Twister Pro transmission systems, and expanded IPS line of instant connectivity.

FLEX-LT Room Control System
FSR’s award-winning FLEX-LT room control system will comprise the heart of the Company’s display with its vast number of features, ability to operate a full-range of AV equipment with simple fingertip operation, and appealing price point. The versatile unit mounts in a wall or sits on a surface to present an operator-friendly color touch screen. Non-technical users more

BHV Broadcast Callisto Micro Switcher Wins Over Onstage Video

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Owslebury, UK (5 April 2011) – After a comprehensive search and evaluation process, Onstage Video – a London-based live event production company – selected BHV Broadcast’s Callisto Micro sub-miniature broadcast SDI switcher for its RealLive multi-camera production system. P. Julian Hiorns, BHV Broadcast’s managing director, announced the sale from headquarters in Owslebury, UK.

“I shopped for a suitable switcher for six months and very nearly purchased a competitor’s four channel unit with an HD option – until I sampled the BHV Callisto Micro at IBC 2010,? said Nigel Wilson, director of Onstage Video. “The compact Callisto won me over. It is well designed by a company that obviously knows the functions a VM needs to perform successfully. Although it is SD, its simplicity, feature set, and affordability are all very appealing. I didn’t want to pay for a more

NewTek to Give Away $100,000 in Prizes at NAB 2011

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TriCaster TCXD850

NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will give away four TriCaster TCXD850 HD portable live production systems as part of its TriCaster-A-Day Giveaway at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. NAB attendees can find registration postcards on the front of the Show Daily distributed on Monday, April 11, and at the NewTek smart car HD portable live production vehicle parked in front of South Hall. Registration cards will also be available at NewTek Booth SL4514.

Drawings will be held once a day beginning Monday, April 11 through Thursday, April 14. Winners will be notified by email.

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TriCaster TCXD850 User Interface

In addition to the TriCaster-A-Day Giveaway, NewTek will host their annual “Broadcast Minds” event, bringing together some of the most successful digital media strategists in the industry. Panelists will discuss how companies can capitalize on the digital market, effectively. This event will be more

WGBH Upgrades To Robotics With Shotoku Broadcast Systems

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DUAL ROBOTIC/MANUAL CONTROL AND USER FRIENDLY GUI ATTRACT PREEMINENT PBS STATION TO SHOTOKU

Staines, UK (March 23, 2011) – Shotoku Broadcast Systems has supplied a six-channel remotely controlled camera configuration to WGBH Boston – America’s preeminent public broadcaster and producer for PBS – as part of the station’s upgrade to a sophisticated robotic solution. The system was installed in WGBH’s studios located at One Guest Street, Boston, MA. James Eddershaw, Shotoku’s sales director made the announcement from the Company’s European headquarters in Staines, UK.

“We were particularly pleased to be chosen to supply robotic camera systems to WGBH, who’s highly regarded programs are enjoyed right across the United States,? said Eddershaw. “Our TR-8T control systems matched their operational requirements and the TG-19 head is perfect for robotic and manual control of the larger camera configurations they’re using?
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Cobalt Digital Gear Helps NEP Deliver National Telecast From Hollywood’s Motion Picture Awards

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Urbana, IL (March 25, 2011) – Four of NEP Broadcasting’s fleet of production trucks, all equipped with a significant complement of Cobalt Digital gear, worked the red carpet and the main event at the national telecast of the motion picture awards from Hollywood. NEP utilized over 100 Cobalt downconverters, as well as embedders, de-embedders, frame syncs and color correctors to support Red Carpet coverage and the awards ceremony of the widely watched event. NEP is the leading international provider of outsourced teleproduction services for the delivery of live sports and entertainment events.
“Our Denali fleet is regarded as the industry’s premiere mobile television production facility focusing exclusively on entertainment events and programming,? said George Hoover, NEP’s CTO. “Cobalt Digital’s equipment plays a major role in our trucks and comprises the whole modular infrastructure of The Denali Summit, our newest HD more

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