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Prism Sound and TTi To Host Audio Test & Measurement Seminar

Prism Sound and its UK distribution partner, TTi distribution, are holding a two-day audio test and measurement training seminar from 2nd – 3rd June, 2011. This ‘must attend’ event will introduce engineers to the practical and theoretical aspects of accurately measuring audio for a wide variety of applications.

The training seminar takes place at the AirSpace Conference Centre, Imperial War Museum, Duxford, and will cost £45 per day.

The first day will be devoted to covering the basics of audio measurement and will include sessions on objective and subjective measurement correlation; audio measurement units, single-tone audio measurements; FFTs; Sweeps and Digital Audio. There will be a general introduction session to get the day started and a Q&A wrap up so that those taking part can have their specific queries dealt with.

The second day will focus on practical measurement workshops where delegates will have the opportunity more

BOB KATZ TO PRESENT A FULL-DAY MASTERING SEMINAR IN ROME

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ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLORIDA: With an impressive collection of tools and techniques and an unflagging enthusiasm for great audio, Bob Katz is something of an audio sorcerer. He knows the incantations that can bring a mix back from the dead to not just walk, but to breathe and dance and dream. In a career that is now in its fourth decade, Katz has mastered multiple Grammy-winning albums and authored the authoritative text, Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science. On June 8th, Katz will present a full-day seminar, Bob Till You Drop, in Rome, that will greatly raise the perceptions and increase the skill sets of participants.

The event will take place at Auditorium Della Discoteca Di Stato one day before TC Electronic will hold a two-day mastering seminar in the same space that will feature Katz, George Massenburg, and other mastering luminaries as keynote speakers. The cost of Katz’s more

Sound Devices Serves Up Stellar Audio at Pixel Corps

Production Company Relies On 788T and USBPre 2 to Produce High-Quality Videos and Train Thousands in Video Production
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, APRIL 13, 2011 — With roughly 2,000 members in 40 different countries, Pixel Corps serves as a guild for content creators and trains professionals globally on key aspects of production. In the fast-paced world of video production—from compositing to matchmoving to rotoscoping, Pixel Corps runs the gamut in production and training. A significant portion of the company’s business comes from producing Internet videos for corporations, as well as creating podcasts and voiceovers. In order to accomplish its many projects, Pixel Corps employs Sound Devices® 788T® Multi-Track Digital Audio Recorder and USBPre 2® Microphone Interface for all of the company’s audio needs. more

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Video: How Acoustical Panels Improve Sound

Video: How Acoustical Panels Improve Sound

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The awareness of acoustics has dramatically increased over the past ten years. With this awareness, the access to the information on the Internet has also amplified. How does one begin to decipher all of the publications that are now available in magazines and on the World Wide Web? During your research, you may have heard of comb filtering, standing waves and room modes. What do these terms mean and why should I need to know them to understand acoustics? Without using a lot of math or complicated acoustical terms, Acoustics First has produced a video to demonstrate how acoustical panels improve sound within a room. This five-minute demonstration will help you understand that acoustical materials change the physical dynamic of the room to affect sound, in a way that cannot be achieved more

InstallerNet Announces Partnership with Bedrock Learning to Promote Industry Training

InstallerNet, a leading business that coordinates installation of consumer and commercial electronics through the largest network of independently owned mobile and home electronics installers in the United States, recently announced a partnership with Bedrock Learning, the preferred connected home training provider.

“Our dealers now have the opportunity to broaden and hone their skills through online training, while providing us with verification of their knowledge with Certificates of Completion for each discipline. We are always looking for ways to enhance and grow our network of highly skilled installers. Partnering with Bedrock Learning certainly meets these needs and helps move the market forward” said Bill Sheehan, Director Business Development at InstallerNet, Inc.

The partnership fulfills the need for properly trained installers in the connected home industry. InstallerNet’s technicians and dealers can maximize their learning opportunities with convenient and industry-recognized online training in a variety of more

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International Colorist Academy (ICA) Reaches 50th Class Milestone

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The International Colorist Academy (ICA) will reach its two year anniversary at NAB 2011 and has announced its 50th class in Chennai India April 4-7, 2011.

“There has been a huge interest in our training for colorists by colorists,? comments Kevin Shaw, ICA co-founder. “We are impressed by how far some of our students will travel, and wherever the demand justifies it we try to run local classes. The response to our Chennai class has been extensive and we hope to run further classes in other Indian cities in the future.? more

Harman Plays Host To Fifth AVnu Alliance AVB Plugfest For Audio Video Interoperability And Performance

Underscoring the increasing progress that the audio-video manufacturing community is making in arriving at working AVB solutions, AVnu Alliance hosted an AVB plugfest last week at Harman Professional’s Signal Processing Group in Salt Lake City. The AVnu Alliance is the industry forum dedicated to the advancement of professional-quality audio video by promoting the adoption of the IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB) standards over various networking link-layers. The plugfest — an invitation-only gathering of hardware manufacturers with near-market ready products —featured Harman and five other manufacturers testing interoperability and performance of AVB prototype technologies. During the plugfest, engineers from the different companies had a rare hands-on opportunity to test connectivity, interoperability and interfaces.

“The promise of AVB is universal connectivity with no performance compromises,? said Rob Urry, Harman Professional CTO, Vice President / GM Harman Professional Signal Processing Group. “But to achieve this, all participants on the AVB network more

AVI-SPL to Showcase Professional Development Courses at MACUL 2011

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How do you ensure students are learning in the most interactive and dynamic classroom possible? By integrating functional classroom technology that livens up the lesson plan and effectively training teachers so they’re getting the maximum benefits from their technology. That’s why AVI-SPL is heading to MACUL 2011 at Cobo Center in Detroit, March 16-18, where they’ll demonstrate professional development courses.

“We want our teachers to learn as much as possible when it comes to technology’s versatility in the classroom, and to use this knowledge to help improve their interactions, as well as student engagement,? says Robert Moss, vice president of education sales, AVI-SPL. “Professional development training is a critical step in the right direction, one that can benefit not only teachers, but their students as well.?

Beginning Thursday, March 17, AVI-SPL will host 20-minute Professional Development presentations at booth #445 at MACUL throughout the show. For a more

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Crown Audio To Host Online Seminar: Installation Applications for the PIP-USP4 Processing Module

Crown Audio will be offering an online seminar, “Installation Applications for the PIP-USP4 Processing Module,? on March 24 at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, and on March 25 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The seminar, presented by Crown’s Director of Application Engineering, Bradford Benn, will cover the features and applications of the PIP-USP4.

The Crown PIP-USP4 is a fourth generation DSP PIP™ (Programmable Input Processor) input module for CTs Series two channel amplifiers. The USP4 connects to an Ethernet network allowing it to be remotely controlled and monitored via Harman HiQnet ™ System Architect ™. In addition, the USP4 allows the transport of real-time digital audio via CobraNet™ or AES.

Please go to www.crownaudio.com/seminar.htm to register for the class. Attendees will be automatically registered for a chance to win a Crown XLS 1000 amplifier.

The free seminar will cover the following features of more

L-ACOUSTICS US Hosts KUDO and SOUNDVISION Training Sessions

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OXNARD, California — L-ACOUSTICS US announces that it will be hosting three days of KUDO and SOUNDVISION training in its Oxnard, California office from March 15 to 17.

Primarily designed for technicians, mix engineers and sound designers referred by L-ACOUSTICS Rental Network agents and clients, the first two days of training will offer a blend of theoretical knowledge and field procedures focusing on operating and optimizing KUDO in a safe and controlled environment. A third day, which can be attended separately or in conjunction with the KUDO training, will be dedicated to covering the manufacturer’s SOUNDVISION 3D acoustical modeling software. Upon completion of these seminars, attendees will receive a certificate of attendance. more

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