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Press Releases For : September 9, 2009

Epson Adds Two High-Performance 1080P Projectors to Award-Winning Home Theater Lineup

Feature-Packed PowerLite Home Cinema 8100 and 8500 UB Offer Home Theater Enthusiasts Unsurpassed Image Quality and Affordability

ATLANTA (CEDIA Expo 2009, Booth 3353) – Sept. 8, 2009 – Epson America today announced two 1080p front projectors, the PowerLite® Home Cinema 8100 and 8500 UB, expanding its award-winning line of 3LCD™ home theater projectors. Featuring D7 technology for brilliant color and detail, and higher contrast, the Home Cinema 8100 reaches a 36,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and the Home Cinema 8500 UB achieves an unprecedented 200,000:1 . The Home Cinema 8100 and 8500 UB also offer the latest in real color reproduction capabilities for more natural and precise colors, delivering an outstanding viewing experience for home entertainment and AV enthusiasts.

With pricing of $1,599 (plus an additional $100 rebate at launch) and sub-$3,000, respectively, the Home Cinema 8100 (more…)

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Epson’s Latest 1080P Pro Cinema Projectors Bring Custom Installers High-Performing Home Theater Solutions with up to 200,000:1 Contrast Ratio

PowerLite Pro Cinema 9500 UB

PowerLite Pro Cinema 9100 and 9500 UB Offer New Levels of Image Quality, Detail and Performance

ATLANTA (CEDIA Expo 2009, Booth 3353) – Sept. 8, 2009 – Epson America today announced two native 1080p 3LCD™ home theater projectors designed for custom installers and home theater buffs, the PowerLite® Pro Cinema 9100 and 9500 UB. These projectors feature the latest 3LCD chips with D7 technology for amazing color and detail, and significantly higher contrast ratios – the Pro Cinema 9100 achieves a 36,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and the Pro Cinema 9500 UB attains an unprecedented 200,000:1 in its class . With professional-level color tools including ISF calibration and color isolation, the Pro Cinema 9100 and 9500 UB offer professional installers full-featured solutions.

Available for $2,599 and sub-$4,000 respectively, the Pro Cinema 9100 and 9500 UB offer (more…)

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127TH AES CONVENTION POSTS ECLECTIC TECHNICAL TOUR SCHEDULE

Showplace Recording, Education, Communication, Film & TV Production Facilities Plus a Rare Visit To NJ’s Historic Edison Labs

NEW YORK: Drawing from the NY area’s unparalleled variety of media-rich options, 127th AES Convention Technical Tours Chair Lou Manno has once again developed a stellar series of rare, behind-the-scenes visits. 127th Committee Chair, Agnieszka Roginska reports that this year’s program covers a particularly diverse field. “Lou Manno has a keen eye (and ear) for uncovering unique destinations guaranteed to be of great interest to AES attendees,” Roginska says. “We all benefit from his encyclopedic knowledge of New York’s pro audio community.”

The AES Technical Tour Program Includes:

Friday, Oct. 9:

11:30AM – 1:30PM
NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions: At 7500 + sq. ft. this recording studio/teaching complex currently under construction near Washington Sq. Park (more…)

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LifeSize and Advanced Media Design Announce Distribution Agreement

LifeSize and Advanced Media Design Announce Distribution Agreement

AMD to Sell LifeSize High Definition Video Communications Solutions to Its Nationwide Partner Network

AUSTIN, Tex., Sept. 9, 2009 – LifeSize Communications, Inc., the global leader in high definition video communications, and Advanced Media Design, Inc (AMD), developer of the award-winning AV-over-IP collaboration technology MediaPOINTE®, today announced its distribution agreement: AMD is now a value-added distributor for LifeSize HD video communications solutions in North America. The agreement enables AMD to resell the award-winning LifeSize HD video systems, management and infrastructure products, delivering the LifeSize superior quality of experience and industry-leading price performance to its reseller partners nationwide.
Advanced Media Design, Inc. is at the forefront of AV technology designing integrated communications solutions for businesses of all sizes. Formerly a leading valued added distributor of TANDBERG® video systems for over 10 years, AMD has now chosen LifeSize as its premier (more…)

MULTIDYNE INTRODUCES OPENGEAR COMPATIBLE HD-4400 FOUR-CHANNEL 3G HD FIBER OPTIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM AT IBC 2009

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Additional openGear Compatible Versions Offered with 2×2, 3×3 or 4×4 Switching Options

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a premier provider of fiber optic-based video and audio transport and routing solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, is introducing the openGear compatible HD-4400 four-channel fiber optic transport system at IBC 2009 (Stand 2.A54). This high density, multirate, 3G HD-SDI SMPTE fiber optic transport system with a 4×4 matrix on both the transmitter and receiver is one of the first products MultiDyne has designed as part of its participation in the openGear terminal equipment platform group.

Founded by Ross Video, the openGear platform is based on an open architecture, 2RU modular frame designed to accommodate up to 10 cards in the DFR-8310 frame and up to 20 cards in the DFR-8320 frame. The HD-4400 will give (more…)

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Nucomm Showcases ProQ Digital IFB System at IBC 2009

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Nucomm, part of The Vitec Group’s RF Extreme business unit, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems to international broadcast, government and military markets, is showcasing its ProQ Digital IFB (Interruptible Feedback) System at IBC 2009 (Stand 1.B31). (more…)

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Bid on the City And CitiNet Consulting Utilize Hitachi 3LCD Projectors To Create Dynamic Real Estate Property Displays

New York City based real estate agency Bid on the City hired CitiNet Consulting to install and maintain two Hitachi CP-X809 3LCD projectors at its 5th Avenue bidding center location. Bid on the City utilizes video technology to distinguish itself in a challenging economic climate.

Bid on the City is a real estate trading platform that offers online and in-person bidding on residential and commercial properties worldwide. Bid on the City presents a level of transparency for buyers and sellers not currently offered through traditional real estate brokerage companies. Properties are sold 30 days after being listed with buyers bidding in real time on Bid on the City’s platform, negotiating the best possible price. Bidding occurs simultaneously online and in person at the bidding center. The bidding is streamed live globally via the Internet.

“Bid on the City is an effective way to gauge the true value of (more…)

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…)

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