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Press Releases For : July 21, 2009

Soundcraft Vi6′s Keep iTunes Festival Running Smoothly

The iTunes Festival relocated to The Roundhouse in North London this year, with over 60 artists playing live at this free event, which runs throughout July.

With bands ranging from Oasis, Kasabian, Franz Ferdinand and Snow Patrol at the commercial end to acoustic performers like Newton Faulkner, quirky performance artists with wide dynamic ranges (like Bat for Lashes’ Natasha Khan), leavened with some good old fashioned hard house and R&B it was important that the event’s experienced sound engineers, Dave Roden at FOH (here deployed as system tech) and Will King down at the stage had digital mixing environments on which incoming engineers could hit the ground running. (more…)

WIREWORKS LUMAVUE CUSTOM PANELS BUILDS ON-SITE INTEGRATOR AWARENESS

Vanity PlateHILLSIDE, NJ — AV racks serve as an organizational tool and a means to showcase the high-end audio and video gear installed, yet the name of the company that spec’ed and installed all the gear is nowhere in sight. Through Wireworks LumaVue Custom Panels, integrators now have an avenue to brand their work. LumaVue panels can serve as both connection panels and identification plates with custom engraving including company name, logo and contact info.

Ideal for a wide range of applications within the AV industry, the new, first-to-market, custom panels can be rear illuminated for instant identification and are the perfect solution for use in a wide range of locations where there is limited visibility. Since each panel is custom-made, design possibilities for Wireworks LumaVue Custom Panels and Plates are unlimited and allow for virtually any wording, numbering, identification, diagram, symbol, graphic and corporate logo to be permanently imprinted. (more…)

Technomad Berlin Loudspeakers Project Voice and Music for Tennessee State Soccer Association

BOSTON, July 21, 2009 – Technomad LLC, a leader in weatherproof loudspeakers and audio systems since 1995, announces that Chattanooga Sound, a sound contractor based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has installed two Berlin weatherproof loudspeakers on a new soccer field for the Tennessee State Soccer Association in the nearby town of Cleveland.

The Berlin is the most powerful loudspeaker Technomad offers, offering unmatched projection, fidelity and power in an all-environment, IP56-compliant design. According to Charlie Rhodes, president of Chattanooga Sound, the soccer association approached him to procure and design the end-to-end system after discovering Technomad online. The Berlins are mounted on opposite sideline poles, one pointing in each direction toward the field to cover the entire venue. (more…)

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JVC PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS OFFERS PROHD MEDIA STORAGE KIT

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Products, division of JVC U.S.A., has introduced the ProHD Media Storage Kit, a complete storage solution for SDHC media cards that are used to record footage from the company’s new GY-HM100 and GY-HM700 camcorders.

Memory cards are stored in 3×5-inch sleeves made of static-resistant polypropylene. Each ProHD Media Sleeve holds up to three cards and includes two pre-printed inserts for documenting card contents. The kit includes a rugged, lockable storage vault that can store up to 50 sleeves, a tab divider set and 25 media sleeves. (more…)

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Press Releases For : July 20, 2009

NSCA Education Foundation Awards Scholarships

Students Look Forward to Joining the Industry

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, July 20, 2009 — The NSCA Education Foundation awarded 10 scholarships to students pursuing careers in the commercial electronic systems industry.

Recipients of the scholarships include:
• Jesse Ashby, Christopher Newport University, Theatre and Dance
• Matthew Ayo, Columbia College Chicago, Acoustics
• Jason Denner, Kirkwood Community College, Electronic Engineering Technology
• Byron Duarte, Columbia College Chicago, Audio Arts and Acoustics
• Gary Fine, Columbia College Chicago, Audio Arts and Acoustics
• Thomas Evans, Columbia College Chicago, Audio Design & Production
• Andrew Hart, Columbia College Chicago, Audio Arts and Acoustics
• John Hayes, Columbia College Chicago, Audio Arts and Acoustics
• Tyson King, Kirkwood Community College, Electronic Engineering Technology
• Dawn Meade, University of MD University College, Graduate School of Management and Technology, Information and Technology Systems (more…)

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Crestron Reveals 2009 International Integration Awards Winners

International Crestron Integrators Awarded Honors for Excellence in
13 Residential and Commercial Categories

LONDON, UK July 20, 2009 – Crestron Electronics announced the winners of its second annual International Integration Awards, in London, England. Among other prestigious benefits, each winner received a personalized engraved trophy, a full-color feature spread in Essential Install Magazine (UK), a professionally produced poster of their installation, logo art which can be used for marketing and promotional purposes, and an award listing with their web link on the Crestron website. (more…)

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MEDIA VISION USA INTRODUCES TAIDEN HCS-4112M/29 PRESS INTERFACE

TAIDEN HCS-4112M/29 PRESS INTERFACE

San Francisco, CA, July 20, 2009 – Media Vision USA introduces the TAIDEN product, HCS-4112M/29, a 1×29 press interface for use in council chambers, hotels, auditoriums, and any other application with media and reporters.

The simplistic design of the HCS-4112/29 will allow for a Council Chamber to send their session audio to multiple reporters and broadcasting trucks. The same is true for hotels holding press conferences on important events. Courtrooms benefit in the same way by allowing for a stackable audio distribution box to be placed onto a system when needed and allow for reporters and broadcasters to gain access to the audio source signal. (more…)

The Auditorium Opens With Peavey Versarray, Crest Audio Consoles

The AuditoriumJACKSON, Miss. — The Auditorium is a new performance hall and restaurant located in the historic Fondren neighborhood of Jackson, Miss., an area that is experiencing a new-urbanism rebirth with shops, entertainment, cafés and living spaces.

Situated in the actual auditorium of the former Duling School—original construction circa 1927—The Auditorium is the centerpiece of Fondren’s renaissance, a crossroads where the South’s best food, music and culture intersect. Following a two-year renovation process, The Auditorium opened in May with an intelligent pro-audio system from Peavey that transforms this casual-dining commons into a world-class live performance hall. (more…)

Nucomm Upgrades ChannelMaster 7 Split Box Portable Microwave Link System

nucomm-channelmaster-7-portable-microwave-link-system.jpgHACKETTSTOWN, NJ – Nucomm, part of The Vitec Group’s RF Extreme business unit, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the broadcast industry, common carrier, cable, government, military and international marketplace, has upgraded its highly popular ChannelMaster 7 series ‘split box’ portable microwave link system. (more…)

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CubeX Offers Ultra-Thin LCD Video Wall Monitor

BURBANK, Calif. — July 20, 2009 — CubeX Video, a leading supplier of video wall solutions, today announced the availability of a new ultra-thin video wall monitor with an exceptionally thin bezel measuring just 1/8 inch, for a gap of just a quarter inch (7.3mm). Representing the latest in LCD video wall technology, this 46-inch monitor offers a robust feature set including built-in video wall processing, automatic color calibration, and internal savings of multiple configurations. The CubeX line is carried exclusively in the U. S. and Canada by PRECO Inc. (more…)

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