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Press Releases For : October 5, 2009

MSI Japan Joins L-ACOUSTICS K1/KUDO Pilot Program

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L to R: Motoshige Nishio, Takashi
Murata, Shuzo Fujii and Takahiro Ueno
(MSI Japan); Sherif el Barbari
(certified trainer, L-ACOUSTICS); Michel
Brouard (L-ACOUSTICS)

KANAGAWA, Japan – October 2009 — MSI Japan is the latest PA rental company to join the L-ACOUSTICS Rental Network and take delivery of a complete K1/KUDO system and LA-RAK touring racks fitted with LA8 amplified controllers.

Originally becoming the first V-DOSC partner in Asia in 1998, MSI has enjoyed a long history with L-ACOUSTICS. For more than a decade the relationship between the companies has flourished, and MSI has become one of Japan and Asia’s leading sound companies. Eleven years after their initial contact, MSI was contacted by L-ACOUSTICS Founder Dr. Christian Heil and invited to France for a meeting about K1. (more…)

EDUCATION EVENTS A MAINSTAY AT AES 127TH CONVENTION

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NEW YORK: An enduring commitment to education has earned Audio Engineering Conventions a reputation for being not just student friendly, but student indispensable. Scheduled for Oct. 9-12 at NY’s Javits Center, the 127th AES Convention will offer another outstanding program of Student Events. Convention Chair Dr. Agnieszka Roginska reports that, “Education Committee Chair, Alex Case; SDA Chair, North & Latin America, Teri Grossheim and our other Education Committee members have pooled their extensive resources to develop one of the most comprehensive programs in AES history. We and the next generation of audio professionals are deeply indebted to them.”

AES Student Program Events Include:

Friday, October 9, 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Student Delegate Assembly-1 Panelists: Teri Grossheim, Chair and Meiling Loo, Vice-Chair will introduce new events and election proceedings, announce candidates for the coming year’s election for the North/Latin America (more…)

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An AV Home Control Retrofit

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The following information is courtesy of the 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Integrated Home, Level II: $150,000 – $200,000

IH11

Date design began: 07-31-07
Date installation was completed: 04-15-08

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FEATURE ESSAY

1. Please provide a short four to six sentence synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.

This project was part of a large scale renovation to an existing home. The goal was to update the functionality of the home along with the physical makeover. The homeowner wanted to have full integration of his audio, video, lighting, and security systems. He also (more…)

Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ Technology Helps Discovery Communications Achieve Loudness Consistency

Discovery Communications has chosen Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ technology to deliver loudness consistency and peak level management across all programs broadcast from its Discovery Networks Latin America/U.S. Hispanic headquarters in Florida.

The broadcaster has installed 15 rack-mounted 8-channel C8086 LEVEL MAGIC modules and 30 C8402 SDI input modules as part of a general technical upgrade of its Miami facility. (more…)

AKG Delivers Revolutionary Performance With The New Versatile C 414 Microphone Series

AKG showcases its industry leading versatility with the release of the C 414 XLS and the C 414 XL II, one of the most famous recording, live sound and broadcasting microphones since 1971. The legendary C 414 needs no introduction – it is a tool found in most recording studios and has been used on thousands of hit records; it’s been on stage with artists of every musical genre and is also used by leading broadcast facilities the world over. (more…)

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Coemar Infinitys and ParLites Shine at MTV’s Video Music Awards Telecast

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While MTV’s Video Music Awards (VMAs) lit up the TV screens of millions of households on September 13, Coemar lighting fixtures were dazzling guests attending the live show at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. Lighting designer Tom Kenny utilized an extensive package of Coemar Infinity Wash XLs, Infinity ACLs and ParLite LEDs provided by Scharff Weisberg Lighting for the event.

“An awards show of that size and pressure is like going into battle in the trenches,” Kenny reports. “In New York everybody thinks they know how to be the mayor, the president of the United States and the lighting designer of the VMAs. You just have to hold your ground and do your show.” (more…)

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Press Releases For : October 2, 2009

Digital Projection’s New 60,000+ Hour LED Projectors Now Available

Digital Projection’s M-Vision Cine LED projector

Digital Projection

Limited Supply Available for Delivery in Time for the Holiday Season

ATLANTA, GA – October 2, 2009 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announced a limited supply of their brand-new M-Vision Cine LED projectors is now available for order. The new Cine LED delivers 3-chip color saturation with the imaging fidelity of Texas Instruments’ DLP® technology. The single-chip M-Vision Cine LED adds the first Lifetime Illumination™ display to DPI’s already extensive single-chip product line. MSRP is between $15,995 and $16,995, depending on the lens selected. (more…)

Broadcast Pix Names Russell Whittaker Senior Vice President, Promotes Arco Groenenberg to Vice President of Sales

Company Also Opens South America Office in Brazil

(Billerica, Massachusetts) October 2, 2009. Broadcast Pix™ has named company co-founder Russell Whittaker Senior Vice President, and has promoted Arco Groenenberg to Vice President of Sales. Whittaker had been serving as Vice President of Sales for the company, while Groenenberg had been Director of Sales, Americas and Asia. Broadcast Pix is also announcing the opening of its new sales office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (more…)

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Clear-Com Boosts U.S. Regional Sales Team With Key Staff Changes

ALAMEDA, CA – Clear-Com Communication Systems, a Vitec Group brand and a premier manufacturer of professional intercom systems, continues its commitment to providing its customers with the highest caliber of sales service and support with two key changes to its U.S. sales organization. Michael Rucker, formerly the company’s Regional Sales Manager, Central Region, has been promoted to Senior Sales Manager, Central Region. Meanwhile, James Schaller has joined Clear-Com as its new Regional Sales Manager, Northeastern Region. (more…)

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Clair Global Purchases Last Yamaha PM5000 Analog Console

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯As the market shifts toward offering customers more affordable analog mixing solutions, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. has announced that it will cease worldwide production of the PM5000 sound reinforcement console. The final production model has been purchased by Clair Global (Lititz, Pa.). “The Yamaha PM5000 is an ideal transitional product in that it combines a familiar interface with elements of analog and digital,? says Clair president, Troy Clair. “It is also a great transitional tool for engineers who may not be fully convinced to make a complete move into digital. Yamaha has always listened to the customer, and the PM5000 was certainly a great example of creating a mixing tool based on ‘real world’ research.? (more…)

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