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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.

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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

Streamin’ Garage Online Network Grows to Over Two Million Live Views

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Streamin’ Garage CEO and Founder Mike Rotman operates TriCaster during the broadcast of a live show.

Mike Rotman, CEO and founder of Streamin’ Garage, earlier this year, converted his home garage into a self-funded, fully independent television studio that broadcasts live on the Web. Using the NewTek TriCaster portable live production system, Streamin’ Garage now has over two million live views. Rotman recently upgraded the studio with an HD TriCaster and is now streaming in high definition (HD), making it one of the first 24/7, live Web networks to go full HD.

“NewTek TriCaster has allowed me to live stream top-notch, multi-camera shows out of my two-car garage,” said Rotman. “Now with the HD TriCaster, I have the capability to produce television quality live productions for the Web. Thanks to NewTek and my amazingly hard-working crew, my lifelong dream of producing first-class original content, out of my own studio, has become a reality.”

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Streamin’ Garage produces four live, interactive one-hour shows: “Stupid more

Studio 108 Collaborates With Burford Advertising On An Innovative Cross-Platform Campaign For Childsavers

The Four Spots Integrate a Seamless Bridge From A Tradition Broadcast Commercial
To A Web Spot That Delivers A Long-Form Documentary-Style Story

Recentlyh Studio 108, the full-service production, editorial, and audio company, joined forces with Burford Advertising to create an inventive series of two-part, cross-platform spots for Childsavers, a non-profit dedicated to helping children with developmental and emotional issues.

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The idea was very innovative,? notes Studio 108 director, Jack Hartmann. “The first component is a TV spot that sets up a story about a child facing a specific challenge – such as dealing with the loss of a parent, abuse, etc. Then, at the end of the TV spot the viewer is prompted to go to childsavers.org to see the rest of the story. The long-form website spot opens with the TV commercial, and then continues – in the same documentary style – following the child’s more

MOTIVE MAKES ART POP FOR WARHOL MUSEUM DISPLAY

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Design Dynamos Marry Art with Type for Exciting Lobby Presentation

PITTSBURGH, PA, October 14, 2010 — MOTIVE, a creative services company specializing in identity, branding, interactive, creative development and live action production for television, online, radio and print that transcends multiple media platforms, recently delivered a sleek, stylish graphics package for The Andy Warhol Museum’s new HD lobby display. The package skillfully blends typography with some of Andy Warhol’s most iconic images to capture the essence of the artist — and the museum — for visitors. more

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