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Califone® 900MHz, Interchangeable, Wireless, Portable PA Systems Featured at 2011 InfoComm

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The Califone PowerPro PA919 is the First Portable PA to Offer Wireless Transmission to an Unlimited Number of Support Speakers

SAN FERNANDO, Calif., May 19, 2011 – Califone® International, Inc. (www.califone.com), a leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of A/V products and accessories since 1947, is proud to announce that it will feature its upgraded line of 900MHz, interchangeable, wireless, portable PA systems during InfoComm 2011, held in Orlando, Fla. from June 15-17 at the Orange County Convention Center, Califone booth 4117.

“Our customers can rest assured that all Califone wireless PA systems have been upgraded to the new legal standard 900MHz,? said Tim Ridgway, VP marketing of Califone. “Our line is the most versatile in the industry as all work from common mics for interchangeability. We are also particularly proud of the more

HARMAN’s AKG Microphones And JBL Studio Monitors Drive The Lonely Island’s Star-Studded Sophomore Album Turtleneck & Chain

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VIENNA, Austria – With hundreds of millions of combined YouTube views for their signature celebrity-cameo, satire-laced singles, The Lonely Island’s latest album, Turtleneck & Chain comes to life with the help of HARMAN’s AKG mics and JBL studio monitors. Whether recording demo tracks in the Saturday Night Live studio offices or providing additional overdubs to the tracks and mixing at New York City’s Downtown Music Studios, AKG C 414’s and JBL LSR6300 series studio monitors were on hand throughout the entire process. Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone and Andy Samberg – “The Dudes? of The Lonely Island – offer 19 new tracks and skits featuring Michael Bolton, Akon, Snoop Dogg, Niki Minaj, Rhianna, Beck, Santigold and Justin Timberlake on their latest album, now available.

Selected to mix the entire Turtleneck & Chain album, GRAMMY® Award-winning engineer Jason Goldstein utilized an AKG C more

Video: How Acoustical Panels Improve Sound

Video: How Acoustical Panels Improve Sound

Acoustical Demonstration on Absorption

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

Soundproofing: Using Multiple Materials to Acheive Sound Isolation (Video)

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When attempting to soundproof a room, there are various levels of sound isolation and many different types of materials available. How far you go with your construction will depend mostly on they type of sound you wish to abate. The acoustic solution needs to be designed around your specific application. Is it the noise of an industrial plastic shredder or speech from an adjacent office?

A typical wall construction consists of two layers 1/2″ gypsum applied to either side of a 2×4 wood or metal stud. Many of these walls for residential and commercial interiors will lack insulation in the cavities. This type of construction will yield an STC (Sound Transmission Loss) around 31 – 33. By simply adding a layer of fluffy glass fiber insulation to the cavity, the STC will increase by 4-5 points and prevent sonic resonance. Additionally, a layer of mass loaded vinyl barrier more

FUJINON’S SOCIAL MEDIA INITIATIVE FURTHERS EDUCATION AND DIALOGUE

Wayne, N.J. – FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division has debuted a series of videos on its website as well as the company’s YouTube and Facebook portals, as a means to further inform the market about the benefits to users and unique features offered by Fujinon lenses.

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The first of the series of videos demonstrates the myriad of features Fujinon lenses offer and is presented by Thom Calabro, Director Marketing and Product Development, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division. Calabro also addresses some of the key issues for cinematographers who may be unfamiliar with digital video lenses and what they need to know for optimal use.

Lyon Video owner Bob Lyon follows up with the second installment. Lyon discusses the Fujinon lenses that are most requested by his clients. On top of the most-requested lens more

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Tripp Lite Introduces New HDMI Cables with Support for Ethernet, 3D and more

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New HDMI cables provide the highest level of performance available by HDMI

Chicago, IL (February 15, 2011)–Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity products, has introduced a new line of High Speed HDMI Cables with Eternet. The P569-series is the latest generation of digital and audio cabling, with support for Ethernet Data Connectivity, Audio Return Channel, 3D display, and both 4096 x 2160 video resolution. High Speed HDMI Cables with Ethernet have been tested to perform at speeds up to 10.2Gbps, the highest bandwith currently available, and can handle 1080p signals at increased color depths and refresh rates. These cables are backward compatible with previous versions of HDMI.

Key Features and Benefits:

* HDMI Ethernet Channel enables high-speed bi-directional communication, allowing IP-enabled devices to be used without a separate Ethernet cable

* Audio Return Channel enables a more

CompView Launches 2011 AV Technology Makeover Contest

CompView will award $3,500 in AV equipment to one contestant each quarter through the 2011 AV Technology Makeover Contest. Eligible contestants submit a 2-minute video of their AV technology deficient room for consideration. The videos should be entertaining, short and non-commercial. The focus could be anything from interviews with AV end users, IT/media support, and tours of AV deficient rooms to demonstrations and adventures with AV equipment. Videos will be judged on overall impact, content, concept/originality, entertainment value, and production quality. Manufacturer sponsors include SMART Technologies, Epson and Polycom. See website for details.

AV Technology Makeover Contest

Charged Studios Taps Into The Psyche Of An Egg To Create An Animated Short For The Ad Council 57th Annual Award Dinner Co-Hosted by Jimmy Fallon + Brian Williams

New York: Which came first: the idea or the egg? The question isn’t as mind-bending as its chicken vs. egg predecessor, but Charged Studios’ skewed artistic sensibilities, appreciation of the absurd and ability to create a visual story with style and wit is. The award-winning animation, VFX and live-action company’s director Adam Pierce and his team recently produced “Vertigo Egg,” one of the animated intros for the Ad Council’s 57th Annual Public Service Award Dinner. The Brooklyn-based firm took the project from concept through design, animation, stop-motion production, editing, compositing original music and sound design, with a collaborative, one-stop approach guided by Pierce’s creative vision.

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In this instance, it was the egg – starting as an innovative idea from McCann Erickson. The global agency approached Charged with a story about an egg falling off a wall and being saved more

hsr|ny AND MOTIVE HELP HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL TAKE VIEWERS AROUND THE WORLD

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Dynamic Duo Delivers Critical Sound and Map, Location Graphics for Top Cable Reality TV Show

NEW YORK, NY, JANUARY 19, 2011 — hsr|ny, a leading audio/video post-production house that provides top-of-the-line sound design, mixing, original dialogue recording, automated dialogue replacement, offline/online editing, sound effects and stock music, and MOTIVE, a creative studio specializing in identity, branding, interactive, creative development and live action production for television, online, radio and print that transcends multiple media platforms, are pleased to announce the starring roles they play in creating the sound and look of the popular HGTV series House Hunters International. more

HOT HOLIDAY DEALS ON METRIC HALO +DSP

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HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 2010: While some folks hope for warm slippers this holiday season and others wish most ardently for the latest handheld electronics to beam joy into their pockets, the pro audio enthusiast dreams bigger. The good people at Metric Halo understand, and they have announced deep price cuts on a range of +DSP licenses for Metric Halo’s revered interfaces so that gift givers can give more freely. But the givers had best get on it – THE SALE ENDS ON JANUARY 7th, just in time for a long, cold winter. Won’t it be nice to warm up with a frothy cup of cinnamon swirl DSP?

But seriously, Metric Halo interfaces are cherished not only for their first-rate preamps and refreshingly transparent AD and DA conversion, but also for their powerful DSP capabilities. With the +DSP option, more

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