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Press Releases For : October 13, 2009

Christie Projectors Deliver Winning Performance at 61st Primetime Emmy Awards Show

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Los Angeles-based audio visual rental and staging company, American Hi Definition, Inc., supported the 61st Primetime Emmy(r) Awards live telecast from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE with six Christie Roadster HD18K projectors. American Hi Definition, Inc. is a veteran of previous Emmy telecasts and chose Christie projectors once again for the prominent television and media awards show.

The star-studded audience and home viewers feasted their eyes on a glittering set that consisted of two large rear-projection screens set back on the stage and raised on an upper tier. The six Christie Roadster HD18K projectors fed various graphic elements, ranging from a collage of network logos and stylized views of the elegant Emmy Statuette to video clips of nominees on a 13.5 x 24-foot screen at camera left and a 13.5 x 48-foot primary screen at camera right. (more…)

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Southern California Audio Post Facility AudioVision Upgrades To Fairlight’s Constellation XCS Console

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Audio post production facility AudioVision has placed an order for a three-bay Fairlight Constellation XCS console. This will be installed into a custom-built frame that is currently being constructed by AudioVision’s owner, Bill Trousdale.

Based in Orange County, AudioVision was established in 1989 by Trousdale who has more than 35 years experience in the pro audio industry. The facility is equipped to a very high specification, particularly in regards to acoustic isolation and overall sonic purity. All of its audio recording systems are Fairlight, which Trousdale chose because they offer the speed, stability and audio quality that his clients demand. (more…)

Press Releases For : October 12, 2009

HME Pro Audio Introduces New Extended Warranty Program

SAN DIEGO, CA — Pro audio equipment manufacturer HME has introduced an Extended Warranty Agreement (EWA) program that provides users of HME wireless intercoms an additional year of full warranty coverage after their factory warranty expires. The program may also be used by HME dealers to extend the warranty on their rental stock. (more…)

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25TH ANNUAL TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE & CREATIVITY AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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Production teams for Coldplay, Foo Fighters take top Creative Achievement honors;

Avid Digidesign, Solid State Logic, Universal Audio: Double Winners for Technical Achievement

Special tribute celebrates life and contributions of Les Paul

October 12, 2009-New York, NY-Nearly 500 audio industry professionals turned out Saturday evening to recognize the achievements of their peers in sound production and product design. Held for the first time at the Audio Engineering Society Convention, the TEC Awards celebrated its 25th anniversary with a theater-style presentation featuring some of the most illustrious names in sound and music, highlighted by a sentimental tribute to the late music icon, Les Paul. (more…)

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‘Idol Live Tour 2009’ Experiences the Power of a Yamaha PM5D-EX System

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Season eight of American Idol (Fox) empowered viewers to share their voice in deciding America’s next singing superstar. This year’s winner was quite the surprise when Kris Allen took the number one spot, leaving Adam Lambert at number two. As with seasons’ past, the top 10 finalists are currently on tour with ‘Idol Live 2009’ that began in early July. This year, independent front of house engineer, Randy Lane, chose a Yamaha PM5D-EX system for the 50-city tour. (more…)

Auralex Acoustics, Inc. Receives 2009 Best of Indianapolis Award

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement

WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2009 – Auralex Acoustics, Inc. has been selected for the 2009 Best of Indianapolis Award in the Insulation Materials category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community. (more…)

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AVAD Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Wally Whinna, to Retire

Van Nuys, Calif. – October 12, 2009 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading distributor of custom electronics, has announced Wally Whinna will retire from his position of Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the end of 2009.

Whinna is one of the original founders of AVAD, serving on the distributor’s Executive Committee and as Vice President of Marketing since its inception in 1997. Over the course of his tenure with AVAD, Whinna has been integral in developing AVAD from a simple concept to the custom electronics industry’s leading distributor with 28 North American locations, hundreds of vendor partners and thousands of dealers. (more…)

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Digital Projection’s TITAN 3D Projector Wins Best New Product Award at CEDIA 2009 Manufacturers’ Excellence Ceremony

ATLANTA, GA (OCT 12, 2009)Digital Projection International an Emmy Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, was recently recognized with a Best New Product award in the CEDIA 2009 Manufacturers’ Excellence award ceremony. Each year CEDIA recognizes the best of the best in the residential electronic systems industry. DPI’s TITAN 1080p Dual 3D, the most efficient Active-3D enabled projector in its class, was the only projector to win an award at this year’s banquet. (more…)

Press Releases For : October 9, 2009

Pass Labs Introduces New Finishes for Its Uncompromising Four-Way SR1 Loudspeaker

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Effortlessly Dynamic Floorstanding Speaker Now Also Available in Light and Dark Alternatives — Madrone Burl and Natural Black Ash
FORESTHILL, CA, Oct. 9, 2009 — Pass Laboratories, Inc., an audio innovator renowned for its unique high-performance products, introduces two new finishes for its groundbreaking SR1 Loudspeaker, a high-performance listening system using the highest quality drivers available. (more…)

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FUJINON TO SHOWCASE HD ENG LENSES AT HD WORLD CONFERENCE AND EXPO

WAYNE, NJ, October 9, 2009 – Fujinon, a major manufacturer and distributor of optics and lens assemblies for the broadcast, digital cinema, and industrial markets, will showcase several HD lenses at the upcoming HD World Conference and Exposition, which runs Oct. 14-15, 2009, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City (Booth #1317). The company will feature its XA22x7BES Compact Studio HD Lens, HA42x9.7BERD Telephoto Lens, and ZA series of lenses for 2/3-inch HD cameras. (more…)

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