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Press Releases For : March 30, 2010

L-ACOUSTICS Announces New KARA Modular Line Source System

l-acoustics_kara.jpgFRANKFURT, Germany — L-ACOUSTICS introduced its new KARA modular line source system at Prolight + Sound 2010 in Frankfurt.

With a design inspired by the K1 stadium system, KARA delivers the highest performance for the rental market. The system features a compact size and lightweight enclosure complying with rigging and visual limitations and the complementary SB18 subwoofer for reinforced LF contour applications. KARA delivers a considerable number of improvements over its predecessor: added LF resources for increased bandwidth and coherence, improved directivity control in the horizontal plane, vertical coverage capability and improved ergonomics thanks to an integrated rigging system and lighter weight. (more…)

Press Releases For : March 29, 2010

TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS’ THE LIVE ANTHOLOGY MIXED ON ATC LOUDSPEAKERS

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 2010: To say it was an ambitious project is an understatement. Veteran recording engineer/producer Ryan Ulyate, who has worked closely with legendary rocker Tom Petty and guitarist Mike Campbell since 2005, was charged with the task of compiling and organizing the individual songs from over 250 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concerts from their over thirty years together. After selecting only the “A+” material with Petty and Campbell, he then mixed five CDs-worth of material sequenced without regard to chronology. The challenge, apart from the sheer volume of the task, was to obtain a consistent sound from recordings spread across three decades made by different engineers using vastly different technologies. Ulyate relied on his ATC SCM 50 ASL three-way active monitors to reveal the truth in every mix, and the consistency he was able to achieve effectively makes The Live Anthology a time machine that (more…)

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CLEAR-COM TO CAST SPOTLIGHT ON ECLIPSE ENHANCEMENTS AT NAB 2010

New Features Simplify the Configuration and Use of Eclipse, Improving Overall Workflow

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 29, 2010 ─ Clear-Com® Communication Systems, a Vitec Group brand, will launch at NAB 2010 (Booth C6025) enhancements to its Eclipse digital matrix intercom system, including the recently released Production Maestro Pro with Clear-Vu, an add-on metering module. These improvements ease the configuration and use of Eclipse, allowing users to achieve a highly efficient, productive communications workflow. Clear-Com will also preview at NAB the newest V-Series user control panel, the V-Series Rotary Panel. (more…)

Platinum Tools® Moves Into Larger Facility

Platinum Tools’ new facility in Camarillo CA

Effective March 29, Platinum Tools’ New Facility is 2.5 Times Larger than its Previous Corporate Headquarters, Providing Larger Warehousing Capabilities and Office Space

CAMARILLO, Calif., March 29, 2010 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce that it has moved into a larger facility as of March 29. Platinum Tools’ new corporate address is 806 Calle Plano, Camarillo, CA, 93012. Existing toll free phone number (800-749-5783) remains unchanged.

“At a time when many companies are being forced to restructure or downsize, we feel very fortunate to be reversing this trend,? said Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “Two-and-a-half times larger than our previous facility, our new corporate headquarters is essential for warehousing our continually expanding new and exciting product lines, as well as providing larger and more up-to-date offices for our staff.? (more…)

SSL DEMONSTRATES ADVANCED BROADCAST AUTOMATION FOR LATEST DIGITAL CONSOLE RANGE AT NAB 2010

Implementation of ‘Ross Overdrive’ and ‘Sony ELC’ Broadcast Automation Systems Featured

LAS VEGAS – Solid State Logic, the manufacturer of industry leading digital consoles for the broadcast industry, will showcase the integration of their digital broadcast console range with the world’s most powerful broadcast automation systems at NAB 2010, in the new Pro Audio Hall located in the Central Hall on booth C3313, on April 10 to 15 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. (more…)

SSL DV INTRODUCES ENHANCED GRAVITY LiveEdit REAL TIME EDITING SYSTEM AT NAB 2010

LiveEdit Delivers Critical Non-Linear Editing Power to Live and Near Live Broadcasting Applications and Compliance Monitoring

LAS VEGAS, NV – SSL DV, Inc., a Solid State Logic Company, the makers of Gravity Media Asset Management systems for the Broadcast, Government, Education and Corporate markets, will feature the enhanced Gravity LiveEdit real time non-linear editing system at NAB 2010, Booth N808, from April 12 to 15, 2010, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. LiveEdit delivers the power to modify a program’s content, while keeping within pre-existing time schedules for live and near live broadcasting applications. (more…)

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PWS PERFORMS MAGIC FOR PENN & TELLER THEATER

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Innovative DB-16 Functions As RF “Decongestant”

LAS VEGAS: Comedic magicians Penn & Teller are putting Professional Wireless Systems’ RF “Decongestant” wizardry to good effect for the latest permutation of their long-running live show. The Penn & Teller Theater in the Las Vegas Rio Hotel recently served as the PWS DB-16 beta site, and the real-world results of this innovative new filtered receive/multi-coupler have proved genuinely amazing. (more…)

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Related Topics: Audio, AV Control Systems, News, Video

HaiVision Joins Forces With SKIPA to Stream Alzheimer Groupe Fundraiser Live in HD

MONTREAL — March 29, 2010 — HaiVision Network Video today announced that it is partnering with SKIPA Digital Media to provide live streaming of “A Closet Affair,” a fundraising fashion show being hosted April 14 at 7:00 p.m. (EST) in Montreal by Alzheimer Groupe Inc. The show, which brings 14 well-known Montreal personalities onto the catwalk — and is already sold out — takes place at the eXcentris theater on Boulevard Saint-Laurent, and will be streamed live both to the Web and to LCD screens at HaiVision’s 2010 NAB Show booth SL4424 in Las Vegas. (more…)

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Wisdom Audio’s New High-End, Powered Sage Series SCS “Suitcase? Sub Now Shipping

Wisdom Audio Sage Series SCS “Suitcase? Sub

The Uncommonly Shaped, Internally Powered Wisdom Audio 400-Watt SCS

CARSON CITY, Nev., March 29, 2010 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, is proud to announce that it’s new Sage Series SCS “suitcase? subwoofer, with a MSRP of $4,000.00 (U.S.), is now shipping.

The uncommon size and aspect ratio of the SCS allows it to be placed in areas where other subwoofers will not fit, offering installers a unique option. The freestanding SCS is based on the same Regenerative Transmission Line™ woofer alignment concept employed in the Wisdom Audio S90i, offering similar performance benefits and, ideally, complementing the accompanying models within the Sage Series. (more…)

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TAG Taps Tigerpaw to Automate Sales & Training Processes

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From left to right – Ginger Clay (Marketing Director at Tigerpaw), Dale Johnson (Founder of TAG), Cindi Shannon (Alliance Partner Manager at Tigerpaw), Larry Chupp (Member Relations at TAG)

TAG Revitalizes Tigerpaw Partnership

Technology Assurance Group (TAG), an international organization of independently owned unified communications providers representing $400 million in annual sales, today announced a renewed and enhanced relationship with Tigerpaw Software, developer of the most comprehensive business building software for technology providers. TAG provides telecommunications and IT resellers with advanced sales, technical, management and financial education giving them a competitive advantage in sales, support, technology and overall profitability growth. TAG has selected Tigerpaw to automate their processes providing a higher level of support and integration for their Members. (more…)

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