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Press Releases For : August 11, 2009

EAW Products Selected for Pride Barcelona 09

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EAW Loudspeakers, Subwoofers and Processors provide powerful sound for live music and DJs at gigantic GLBT pride event

Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 10, 2009 – Leading Spanish multi-media/audio provider FOCUS, S.A. was recently contracted to furnish sound reinforcement for Pride Barcelona 09, a huge GLBT event attended by an estimated 15,000 people. The event was held June 28 at Avenida Maria Cristina in Barcelona, Spain. As they often do, FOCUS turned to EAW, a world leader in audio system solutions, for loudspeakers and processors for the night’s main stage concert, which featured several live musical artists and DJs performing well into the early hours of the morning.

The main P.A. system consisted of 16 EAW KF760 Line Array Modules (eight on each side of the stage), eight EAW KF730 Compact Line Array Modules (four (more…)

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DIGITAL PROJECTION PUBLISHES TRUE COST OF PROJECTOR OWNERSHIP CALCULATOR

ATLANTA, GA (August 11, 2009) – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, has created a fully-automated cost of ownership calculator for the AV industry. The calculator fulfills numerous requests from AV integrators in both Commercial AV and Home Cinema channels. The defining article and cost of ownership calculator can be viewed on Digital Projection’s website by visiting http://www.digitalprojection.com/efficiency.

Given the current economic climate, purchase decisions need to be based not just on the initial purchase price of the product, but also on the long-term cost of ownership, as the combination of the two defines the actual cost of owning and operating any product. The cost of ownership calculator acts as a simplified, comprehensive tool, taking into consideration the following data: initial purchase price, lamp replacements, scheduled maintenance, miscellaneous consumables and cost of power.

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London’s Clapham Grand Nightclub Finds Great Sound with EAW

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EAW loudspeakers and processors keep the hits coming at this recently renovated historic venue

South Africa-based firm Surgesound provides EAW components for Clapham Grand London and several other venues

Whitinsville, MA, USA – London, England’s Clapham Grand nightclub, located in a historic theater space, was recently renovated, and the club’s P.A. system features outstanding sound thanks to loudspeaker and processor components from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology. South Africa-based pro audio distributor/installer Surgesound supplied the equipment, and the London branch of the SSE Audio Group installed the system and is in charge of its maintenance.

The system consists of four EAW DC4 Medium-Format Dance Club Loudspeakers, four EAW DCS2 Bent Horn Dance Subwoofers, 10 EAW JFX100i Compact Full-Range Loudspeakers and one EAW UX8800 Digital Signal Processor. Lab.gruppen FP+ (more…)

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DK-Technologies Launches A Remote For Its Award Winning PT0760M HD/SD Multi-Channel Video Waveform Monitor

DK-Technologies will be attending this year’s IBC Convention with an exciting new addition to its award winning PT0760M HD/SD Multi-channel Video Waveform Monitor.

The PT0760-R is a remote unit that allows engineers to access the facilities of the PT0760M from an entirely different location. With this unit in place, an engineer on location can see exactly the same audio and video display as the engineer in the Master Control Room. Engineers using the remote can independently access all the facilities of the PT0760M without interrupting the use at the master location.

DK’s new remote offers the same high quality display as the PT0760M and gives users access to a set of soft keys that replicate those on the main unit. Both the PT0760M and the PT0760-R display can be independently controlled, allowing for either identical or individual display of video and/or audio signals at both locations.

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SUMMIT CHRISTIAN CENTER SELECTS TWO FOR-A SWITCHERS FOR NEW WORSHIP FACILITY

Services to be televised nationally on Trinity Broadcasting Network

CYPRESS, CA– San Antonio, Tex.-based Summit Christian Center (SCC) has recently installed an array of FOR-A products in its new worship facility, including two FOR-A HANABI switchers, an HVS-1500HS 1.5 M/E switcher and an HVS-600HS 1 M/E switcher, to serve at the heart of the facility’s video production system.

Five worship services are produced every weekend with contemporary live music. The church also schedules a variety of creative performances and pieces to coincide with holidays and special events. SCC began holding worship services in its new 2,500-seat facility in June 2008, and future plans include an expansion to seat 5,000 congregants.

At the church’s previous location, video production was limited with a four-channel composite switcher. According to Nathan Roberts, SCC technical director, the switcher upgrades were necessary because the church will be recording worship services for broadcast (more…)

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Vizrt Unveils Viz Multichannel 2.5 Channel Branding Software

New Release Adds Integration with Vizrt’s Viz Ticker3D, Multi-language Support, and a New Settings User Interface

Bergen, Norway, Vizrt Ltd. (Frankfurt Prime Standard, Oslo Main List: VIZ)
Vizrt announces that Viz Multichannel 2.5—the lastest version of its powerful channel branding software—will be unveiled during the company’s invitation-only “Amsterdam Sessions,? held from September 10th-15th in the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam. Viz Multichannel integrates Vizrt’s realtime 2D/3D graphics and effects with industry-leading broadcast automation, traffic, and delivery systems, giving broadcasters an effective, hands-off workflow for presenting tickers, banners, snipes and program schedule graphics for more dynamic channel branding.
“This new version makes the creation, scheduling, and delivery of channel branding an automated, cost-effective process that will benefit broadcasters in today’s demanding, multi-channel business environment,? said Ran Yakir, head of R&D Israel, Vizrt. “Creating and delivering effective, visually compelling channel branding is essential to attract and retain loyal TV viewers.?
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Increase Customer Satisfaction, Business with Technician Training

Registration Open for NSCA’s EST Training Series

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 11, 2009 — Business owners can get an edge on their competitors, increase customer satisfaction and create new business opportunities by enrolling installers and technicians in NSCA University’s EST Technician Training Series, convenient and in-depth training developed by the leader in commercial electronic systems education. Registration is now open for fall classes. Training starts September 14 and runs for 38 weeks.

The Electronic Systems Technician (EST) curriculum includes a comprehensive overview of the entire commercial electronic systems industry. Students learn about a variety of systems, applications, national codes and standards while gaining real-life, on-the-job training as well as the ability to:
• Interpret electrical drawings, site plans and more
• Understand the function of each level of open systems interconnections (OSI)
• Set up and use selected cable testers
• Evaluate the (more…)

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Christopher Landy Of Vibrant Design Lights MTV’s New Pop-Culture Show, “It’s On With Alexa Chung”

AlexaVibrant Design’s Christopher Landy gave a contemporary, lower Manhattan loft look to the lighting design for MTV’s new “”It’s On With Alexa Chung” which airs at weekdays at noon. The pop culture show, hosted by the British model of the same name, mixes celebrity talk and music with online interaction with viewers. MTV has partnered with Facebook on the series and uses Facebook and Twitter to reach young viewers.

No stranger to MTV: Landy lit an estimated 1,000 episodes of the network’s hit “Total Request Live” (TRL) over its 10-year run and was an integral part of the growth of it’s Times Square Studio, designing everything from daily shows, interviews, to Unplugged’s and New Year’s Eve.

Even though “It’s On With Alexa Chung” originates from the studios that once played host to TRL, the network didn’t want the new show to look (more…)

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Press Releases For : August 10, 2009

Crestron Releases HDMI Distribution Amplifier

New Crestron HD-DA-2-QUAD Expands HD Transmission and Distribution
ROCKLEIGH, NJ, August 10, 2009 — Crestron today announced the release of its new HD-DA-2-QUAD, which integrates four independent 1-to-2 HDMI distribution amplifiers. The HD-DA-2- QUAD is the perfect complement to the latest Crestron HD digital solutions, allowing sources to be shared between a DVPHD and an AMS, or to expand the outputs of an HD-MD8X2. All Crestron digital HD solutions, including the new HD-DA-2QUAD are HDCP compliant and are supported by powerful DM Tools software. DM Tools automatically performs HDCP and Data Rate checks and performs EDID resolution management to enable installers to configure the system quickly and reliably.
The HD-DA-2-QUAD is a single rack-space unit containing four independent 1-to-2 HDMI distribution amplifiers. It is designed to split up to four HDMI, DVI, or DisplayPort Multimode signals to feed separate displays or processors, and is ideal for adding “loop-thru” capability to (more…)

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ELITE SCREENS, GMBH IS NOW IN EASTERN EUROPE WITH VETERAN AV SALES MANAGER

HAMBURG, Germany., August 10, 2008 — Elite Screens GmbH an innovative company that specializes in affordable high quality projector screens for the European AV market, today announced its expansion into Belarus, the Ukraine, Czech Republic, Slovakia and the Baltic States. To accomplish this, they are bringing aboard Dmitrijs Maļinovskis, an 11-year veteran sales manager in the Eastern European audio-video market.

“There is a growing need for projection technology in the Eastern European countries and Elite Screens is proud be part of the solution,? said Dave Rodgers, marketing manager of Elite Screens’ world corporate office near Los Angeles, California. “We’re excited about unleashing Dmitrij’s talents on this market. His efforts to protect the interests of his customers while forming sound business relationships speak volumes on his character and I am proud to work with him.?

Dmitrij or “Dima? to his colleagues graduated from the University of Latvia (LU) in (more…)

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