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Press Releases For : December 17, 2009

Shure Wireless Powers 32nd Kennedy Center Honors

Actor Richard Kind Performs at 32nd Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON – DECEMBER 6: The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors –Rock legend Bruce Springstein, Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, Opera star Grace Bumbry, Writer/Comedian Mel Brooks, and Actor Robert De Niro are the honorees for THE 32nd ANNUAL THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS: A CELEBRATION OF THE PERFORMING ARTS tto be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 29 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network Pictured: Richard Kind (Photo by Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS via Getty Images)

NILES, IL, December 17, 2009 – On December 6th, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts held its 32nd annual Kennedy Center Honors event. Each year, five top American performing artists are selected to receive the awards and are celebrated with a lavish show honoring their lifetime achievements. This year’s event, which will be televised (more…)

THE NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION TAKES 5.1 MONITORING TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH GENELEC

NESCom — Genelec monitoring is an established tradition at NESCom, where all seven control rooms in its Audio Engineering degree program feature Genelec Active Monitors —

NATICK, MA, December 15, 2009 — The New England School of Communication (NESCom) opened in 1981 with a mission to train students for careers in the broadcasting and related fields. Though it may be approaching its 30th anniversary, NESCom has kept its teaching technology at the cutting edge all of that time. This is clearly illustrated by the recent upgrade of the monitoring in NESCom’s surround mixing control room to a Genelec 5.1 system consisting of three 8250A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitors for the L-C-R array, a pair of 8240A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitors for the surrounds and a 7270A Active DSP Subwoofer. The upgrade was recently completed, and included a DSP monitor seminar to NESCom students this fall. (more…)

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CRASH+SUES HELPS TRAVELERS LEARN HOW TO “TAKE HOME A FREE NIGHT? IN A PLAYFUL ANIMATED CAMPAIGN FOR CHOICE HOTELS FROM hfa

CRASH+SUES Used a hybrid of 2D and 3D elements to create this campaign for Choice Hotels

MINNEAPOLIS –CRASH+SUES helps travelers discover how to “Take Home a Free Night? at any member of the Choice Hotels chain in a playful animated spot from hfa (Hitchcock, Fleming & Associates) in Akron, Ohio.

CRASH+SUES Used a hybrid of 2D and 3D elements to create this campaign for Choice Hotel

As the vehicle moves across the screen, it’s revealed to be towing a smiling crescent moon looped in a lasso. The moon brings its own cluster of twinkling stars along as it follows the SUV on its journey. The scene dissolves to animated typography, topped by the crescent moon elements, as the hotel logos are displayed. (more…)

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GO ON TOUR WITH THE RAPCOHORIZON COMPANY’S ROAD HOG SERIES

~ Cable Series Designed to Withstand the Rigors of Touring~

ANAHEIM, CA ― The RapcoHorizon Company, a leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, is showcasing its Road Hog Series of cables at WNAMM 2010 (Booth 4558 Hall C). The Road Hog Series includes instrument cables, microphone cables and speaker cables, all designed for heavy-duty use. Proven to survive the rigors of performing night-after-night, this series is ideal for the touring musician. (more…)

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VMP Increases Functionality of ER-LCD1017 Equipment Rack Mount with Additional Features

VMP ER-LCD1017 LCD monitor rack mount

VMP ER-LCD1017 LCD monitor rack mount with cable management.

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Dec. 17, 2009 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, commercial, CI, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it has added cable management to its acclaimed ER-LCD1017 LCD monitor rack mount. (more…)

Zion Lutheran Church Upgrades with Vaddio Camera Systems

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Vaddio, the leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems, partnered with Graybow Communications Group of Golden Valley, Minn. to develop the ideal high-definition audiovisual solution for Zion Lutheran Church of Albert Lea, Minn.

Prior to the renovation, Zion was using a portable video projection system that included a small video projector, contained in a roll-out cart, and a screen mounted on a hinge bracket that would expand into the Sanctuary when necessary. “They wanted to be more contemporary and offer an alternative way to capture church services, weddings, concerts and other social events,? explained Senior Design Engineer on the project, Michael Benedetti. (more…)

WPB and RedPost launch first-of-its-kind digital sign pilot program in Chicago

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A RedPost/Sign displays the arrival time for the next bus along the 56 South bus line as well as a poster for the Boo-Palooza event, held in October in Wicker Park.

Chicago, Ill. — Today, WPB and RedPost announced the launch of a pilot program they developed in partnership here in the vibrant, eclectic Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhood, northwest of Chicago’s Loop. The pilot program consists of thirteen digital signs displaying a combination of neighborhood announcements and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Bus Tracker information.

Jamie Simone, Program Manager of WPB, spearheaded the project. “The signs let shoppers get out of the cold and into a coffee shop, restaurant or store, while still keeping an eye on their bus. CTA had already developed the bus tracker for its own tracking and logistics (more…)

Extron Announces Immediate Availability of TLP 350CV TouchLink™ Cable Cubby® Touchpanel

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the TLP 350CV TouchLink™ 3.5″ Cable Cubby® Touchpanel, the latest addition to the Extron configurable control system family. The TLP 350CV combines A/V system control with cable management. It features a tilt-up, full-color touchscreen in an elegant, metal enclosure that can be mounted securely into a tabletop, lectern, or other flat surface. In addition, ten customizable backlit buttons provide expanded control capabilities to ensure that critical functions are easily accessible. (more…)

SYMNET TAKES UP THE CAUSE

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BREA, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 2009: The Cause Community Church in Brea, California was born of nearby Faith Community Church in West Covina, a mega-church. It was “planted” in 2005, and every week until recently, The Cause’s dedicated volunteers unloaded two trailers-worth of equipment to set up children’s ministries, a youth room, a main service room, and an overflow room in a supportive Brea movie theater complex. Although the volunteers cheerfully performed that Herculean task week-after-week and the congregation attended enthusiastically, everyone pined for the day when they would have a space to call their own. The new space would be a beacon to them and to future members of the congregation. (more…)

Tom Lynch Joins AVI-SPL’s Strategic Accounts Team

Lynch to serve as VP, Strategic Accounts serving the Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, and Legal Vertical Markets

AVI-SPL, the largest global integrator of audio visual and video conferencing systems and services today announced the addition of Tom Lynch to its Strategic Accounts group as vice president, serving the manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and legal vertical markets. (more…)

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