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Press Releases For : September 9, 2009

Soundcraft Vi6 and Si3 Live At Peabo Bryson’s Performance In Malaysia

When GRAMMY Award winner Peabo Bryson performed for a charity gala dinner at Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia last June, the Soundcraft Vi6™ and Si3 consoles were used for front-of-house and monitor mixing. The R&B and soul sensation dazzled the crowd with a variety of songs at the High Networth Summit and Pride Foundation Charity Gala Dinner, both of which were set up by former Malaysia Prim Minister Tun Abdullah Badwal as an initiative to support breast cancer patients.

Bryson enthralled the crowd with his catalog of material, including his Disney hit duets “Beauty and the Beast [Beauty and the Beast]? and “A Whole New World [Aladdin].?

For the event, sound company Show Gear deployed a Soundcraft Vi6 front of house console and Soundcraft Si3 monitor console, which were supplied by Soundcraft distributor Systems Electronics & Engineering Sdn Bhd.

“The Soundcraft Vi6 is easy (more…)

JBL Launches 90-Day “Ear Candy Giveaway? Promo

Today, JBL Professional is launching its 90-day “Ear Candy Giveaway? promotion, offering free sets of AKG Acoustics professional headphones with purchases of JBL LSR2300 Series studio monitors.

As part of the “Ear Candy Giveaway,? customers who purchase a pair of LSR2325P biamplified studio monitors will receive a set of AKG K99 professional headphones free (an $89.00 US value). Additionally, customers who purchase a pair of LSR2328P biamplified studio monitors will receive a set of AKG K240 Studio headphones free (a $165.00 US value).

These offers are available to United States residents who purchase LSR2300 Series studio monitors from US dealers between September 1 and November 30, 2009. Customers can download a redemption coupon and terms of the offer at www.jblpro.com/LSR

With exceptional performance, good looks and most affordable prices, the LSR2300 Series studio monitors are being enthusiastically welcomed by recording customers. Just as professionals (more…)

Holy Family Catholic School Deploys Hitachi Software StarBoards To Provide Students With Interactive Learning Opportunities

The Holy Family Catholic School, in Fort Worth, Texas has chosen Hitachi Software StarBoards to advance classroom technology and provide students with a more hands-on learning experience. The school utilizes nine of the Hitachi FX DUO-77 model StarBoards along with the award-winning Hitachi CP-A100 3LCD ultra-short-throw projector as part of the Hitachi CPA100+FXDUO bundle.

Dr. John Shreve, principal at the Holy Family Catholic School, explained the factors that were considered when purchasing the Hitachi StarBoard compared to the other brands of interactive whiteboards. “We looked at many interactive whiteboard brands. We chose Hitachi because of four major factors; the durability of the board, ease of use, price, and the training and support we received and continue to receive,? stated Dr. Shreve.

Kimberly Pierce, 6th grade teacher at the Holy Family Catholic School explained how she is using the StarBoard everyday across multiple subject areas. “I use (more…)

HOSA TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES EXPANDED HDMI CABLE AND ADAPTOR LINES

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Buena Park, CA – September 2009… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, is pleased to announce the expansion of its HDMI cable line with the addition of the new HDMC-300 Series HDMI to mini HDMI cables. Further, Hosa introduces the new NHD-518 HDMI female to mini HDMI male adaptor. These new product offerings bring a new level of assurance to A/V installers, home hi-fi enthusiasts, and others that no matter what combination of cable/satellite receivers, DVD/Blu-ray Disc players, game consoles, and other equipment they may want to integrate into a unified audio-visual system, Hosa is ready and able to facilitate all the necessary connections. (more…)

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Vaddio Crosses Threshold Into Global Broadcast Market at IBC 2009

Vaddio, the global leader in robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems in the audiovisual and videoconferencing industries, will cross into the global broadcast market at this year’s IBC. IBC is the leading international forum for the electronic media industry, attracting over 1,000 exhibitors from more than 130 countries. With the show just around the corner, Vaddio would like to review its latest broadcast product offerings that will be on display at the show, including new PTZ cameras, seamless switchers and video scalers/converters.

“Our products are shifting more and more to the broadcast realm,? explains Rob Sheeley, president of Vaddio. “Because IBC is the premier global broadcast event, we are thrilled to introduce our products and get the broadcast community acclimated to our technology. We do more than just AV and videoconferencing. IBC is the ideal event to demonstrate our broadcast capabilities.?

Leading the booth this year will (more…)

Press Releases For : September 8, 2009

PPC’s Eric Bodley Inducted Into CEDIA Fellows Program

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Sept. 8, 2009 — PPC, the global leader in connector technology, today announced that Eric Bodley, the company’s vice president and general manager of consumer electronics, has been inducted into the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) Fellows program. Bodley is among the first ten individuals to receive CEDIA Fellows recognition, which is awarded to longtime CEDIA volunteers and members who have contributed to the association’s success. (more…)

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Harmonic Introduces New ACE™ Any-to-Any Transcoding Capabilities

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Sept. 8, 2009 — Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) today introduced ACE™ (Agile Compression Engine), a ground-breaking new transcoding technology that extends the functionality of its versatile ProStream™ 1000 stream processing platform. ACE offers industry-leading density supporting MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) transcoding of up to 20 high definition (HD) or 80 standard definition (SD) video and audio channels in a compact and power-efficient one rack-unit (1-RU) chassis. This scalable IP-based transcoder supports a number of applications including real-time transcoding for digital turnaround (DTA), mobile video, Internet TV and digital program or advertisement insertion. Existing ProStream 1000 systems are easily field-upgradeable to support the new ACE functionality. (more…)

AURALEX’S SONICPRINT GOES GREEN AT CEDIA 2009

~SonicPrint Designs Now Available on Environmental EcoTech ProPanels ~

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ATLANTA, GA ― Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, is pleased to announce a breakthrough in acoustic technology―custom-printed, artistic SonicPrint ProPanels manufactured with its first green acoustical panel, EcoTech, at CEDIA 2009 (Booth 1317). SonicPrint features “The Art of Sound? theme by blending unlimited design and style options for any room with the company’s new acoustically proven technology with its green ProPanel product line, EcoTech.

SonicPrint custom-printed, artistic ProPanels are fabric-covered acoustic absorptive panels disguised as artwork. This exclusive offering opens the door to numerous décor options, as the acoustical panels are camouflaged under the design of the customer’s choice. Users are no longer limited to single color fabric choices, and can now improve the room acoustics by outfitting any space with paintings and (more…)

AVIOM ANNOUNCES WEBCASTS FOR SEPTEMBER

Training for Both Audio Professionals and End Users

WEST CHESTER, PA, SEPTEMBER 8, 2009—Aviom (PLASA Booth 1-F4), exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, announces its September 2009 Applications & Technical Training Program webcasts. The initiative, originally launched last summer, features two online training programs per month. These vary from month to month and most often include one session designed for contractors, consultants and other audio professionals and a second designed specifically as a how-to for end users. This month’s featured seminar is of Lowering Stage Volume in the House of Worship taking place September 24, 2009, at 7:00PM Eastern (4:00PM Pacific) and 10:00PM Eastern (7:00PM Pacific). (more…)

Compix Names Technology Veteran Young Soo Lee to Manage Sales for Asia-Pacific

IRVINE, Calif. — Sept. 8, 2009 — Compix, a leading developer of broadcast-quality character generators (CGs), announced today the appointment of Young Soo Lee as executive director of sales for the Asia-Pacific region. Lee comes to Compix after serving as executive director of sales and chief technology officer for Korea’s Sion Media. He will be at IBC2009 with his new Compix colleagues on Stand 8.A98, where the company is exhibiting with partner Apantac LLC. (more…)

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