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Press Releases For : March 16, 2010

Hitachi Software Upgrades StarBoard Software For Mac With Snow Leopard Compatibility

– Hitachi Software Engineering America, Ltd. today announced that its StarBoard Software 9.0.1 for Mac will now support Apple’s Snow Leopard operating system. The upgrade will ensure that the greatest population of StarBoard users with Mac hardware are able to effectively and easily deploy the StarBoard software. (more…)

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Oregon State University Deploys Hitachi Software StarBoards For New Interactive Learning Environment

Immediately positioning itself as a leader in higher education classroom technology, Oregon State University has chosen Hitachi Software StarBoard interactive whiteboards for its new interactive learning environment in Physics classrooms. Purchased through Troxell Communications, the University is deploying the Hitachi FXDUO-77 model StarBoards along with the award-winning Hitachi CP-A100 3LCD ultra-short-throw projector as part of the Hitachi Ultra Short Throw Bundle solution. (more…)

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Electrosonic Helps Visitors Explore the Highly-Interactive Expedition Health Exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Visitors to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s Expedition Health exhibition quickly find themselves engaged in highly interactive and highly-personalized activities featuring AV displays, projection, and touchscreens from Electrosonic.

The primary challenge of the project was the tight confines available for the installation. Each station was built with the minimum equipment necessary. Simplicity was the key to the design. (more…)

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Ross Video CrossOver v3.0 Software Includes Free Upgrade for Internal Multiviewer

Iroquois, ON, Canada – March 16, 2010 – Ross Video announces a free software upgrade to activate an internal multiviewer with v3.0 software for the CrossOver family of multi-definition compact production switchers. (more…)

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Related Topics: Infrastructure, News

Toronto Travellers Get the Picture – Digital Signage Case Study

Digital Signage Application at Toronto Subway

The Customer
The ONESTOP Media Group (OMG) is the digital signage network operator for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), which manages all the public transport in Toronto. TTC’s three main arms are buses, trams and subways.

The Challenge
To install a multimedia distribution system that will deliver real-time information via 1,500 screens to be located throughout the subway system. The up to the minute information is to include subway updates, safety alerts, news, sports, weather, entertainment and advertising. This content will be displayed to over one million passengers a week. (more…)

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Press Releases For : March 15, 2010

FOR-A TO INTRODUCE LIGHTWEIGHT VFC-7000 HD VARIABLE FRAME RATE CAMERA AT NAB 2010

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Fort Lee, N.J., March 15, 2010 – FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will introduce the VFC-7000 HD Variable Frame Rate (Super Slow Motion) Camera at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 12-15 (Booth C5219). It offers high-speed play out and recording in full frame HD (1280×720) at up to 700 fps, and allows for the recording speed to be varied from 125 fps to 700 fps.

“Super Slow Motion video is an essential part of many creative projects in medical and sports applications,? said Hiro Tanoue, president, FOR-A Corporation of America. “We’ve designed the VFC-7000 to be extremely easy to use, so anyone can capture the desired rich detail of action video in uncompressed HD.?

With its light weight, the VFC-7000 is easy (more…)

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FOR-A ADDRESSES GROWING 3D MARKET WITH CEQ-100HS COLOR EQUALIZER AT NAB 2010

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Fort Lee, N.J., March 15, 2010 – FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will introduce the CEQ-100HS Color Equalizer at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 12-15 (Booth C5219). An integrated processor developed for 3D production, the new CEQ-100HS offers a number of tools to help calibrate and monitor live 3D video.

“There is a growing market for 3D, in which content creators need better tools to produce clean 3D video,? said Hiro Tanoue, president, FOR-A Corporation of America. “Our new Color Equalizer provides an efficient way to adjust, correct, and monitor 3D imagery during production to minimize problems in post.?

The compact, 1 RU CEQ-100HS includes HD/SD-SDI I/O and supports 1080i, 720p, NTSC, and PAL with auto detection of the signal. Equipped (more…)

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K-array Helps Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall Ring in New Year with Exquisite Sound, Compact Footprint

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New York, NY– 15 March 2010: When Lou Mannarino of New York-based L&M Sound and Light was asked to provide sound on New Year’s Eve at one of New York City’s most prominent venues–Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall–he was faced with a daunting challenge: to provide impeccably transparent sound in a visually discreet footprint. The New Year’s Eve celebration, featuring the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, was to be broadcast on live television and there was just one chance to get it right.

Mannarino—a veteran in the live sound business with over 30 years experience—has always been two steps ahead of the pack with a keen eye for innovation. To meet the needs of this very special engagement, he looked to Italian loudspeaker manufacturer K-array’s revolutionary speaker technology, which delivers exquisite sound within an uncharacteristically small footprint. The sonic result was described by (more…)

Calibre digital cinema alternative content processor gets USA debut at ShoWest

Image processing, scaling and warping manufacturer, Calibre UK will show their PVProHD-DC digital cinema alternative content processor with key USA partner, Marketing Specialists, Inc on the Moving Image Technologies Booth #1729 at ShoWest.

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Bradford, Yorkshire, UK, 15 March 2010 – Image processing, scaling and warping manufacturer, Calibre UK will show their PVProHD-DC digital cinema alternative content processor with key USA partner, Marketing Specialists, Inc on the Moving Image Technologies Booth #1729 at ShoWest.

“The PVProHD-DC Digital Cinema Alternative Content Processor adds to the purpose built digital cinema projector the ability to accept all professional audio-visual content and computer formats with optimal screen mapping. Video timings for both Sony and Texas Instruments® based projectors are supported, making the product an ideal mate for any installation? says Paul Carey, President at Marketing Specialists, Inc.

The (more…)

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L-ACOUSTICS KIVA System Sounds Off On ABC’s The View

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One of The View‘s new L-ACOUSTICS
KIVA arrays (upper left)

PRG Audio installs full amplifier/loudspeaker package for popular daytime talk show

NEW YORK CITY – March 2010 — The View, ABC Daytime’s Emmy award-winning talk show featuring Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd, kicked off its current season with a brand new set design and complete overhaul of its studio audience sound reinforcement system. (more…)

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