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Press Releases For : September 8, 2009

Suites At BC Place Upgrade With Martin Audio

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Home of the Canadian football BC Lions and site of several events in the upcoming 2010 Winter Games, BC Place is the dominant sports and entertainment complex in Vancouver, BC.

The owners, BC Pavilion Corporation, recently contracted Western Pacific Enterprises GP, one of the largest installers in the region, for a complete upgrade of the luxury suites that ring the stadium.

As described by Jan Petersen, Data Division Manager for Western Pacific, the comprehensive project involved “55 suites with 118 speakers, two each and sometimes four in the larger VIP suites.

“They had gutted the area to completely redo the suites in terms of their design, looks and size,? Jan explains. “The original suites were done in 1983 when the stadium was built. The project started last March and was just completed in mid-August. Western Pacific was responsible for electrical, (more…)

Fairlight Announces New Management Structure

Fairlight has announced a re-organisation of its corporate structure.

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The reorganisation, instigated by Fairlight’s investor directors George Kepper, Kenji Fukuda and Rodney Lowe, introduces a formal management team that will enable the company to move forward in line with changing market demands and the future requirements of its international customer base.

Tino Fibaek, the man behind Fairlight’s FPGA technology, takes over in a capacity of General Manager from John Lancken, with responsibility for the company’s world-wide operations. Lancken has left the company to pursue other interests.

Commenting on the restructuring, George Kepper says: “Since the reformation of Fairlight in 2003, Fairlight’s business has grown significantly and John has done a great pioneering job for the company.?

“Our new management structure enables us to capitalise on current growth levels, expand into new territories and deliver even better technical solutions and (more…)

DVE Distribution, Inc. Established to Market Joe Kane Productions-Endorsed Products Worldwide

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DVE Distribution, Inc. Established to Market Joe Kane Productions Endorsed Products Worldwide

The First Practical, True 1080P Reference Quality Projection Displays — the JKP-endorsed Samsung SP-A800B and SP-A900B 1080P DLP Front Projectors — are Now Available

Video Production Industry and Home Theater Aficionados Rejoice! (more…)

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Cutting-edge Integrated Green Home

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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 I: $67,500 – $120,000
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Date design began: 06-01-07
Date installation was completed: 02-01-08

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1. Please provide a short four to six sentence synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.
This project was a major remodel that would embrace green building techniques, cutting edge technology to control all home systems with ease-of-use, and an eye on future expandability. This is why the Netstreams IP based A/V system was chosen. We were excited to be involved with this challenging project. This system (more…)

Electrosonic Installs 380-channel IOSONO audio system at Mann Chinese 6 Theatre in Hollywood

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Auditorium 6 of the Mann Chinese 6 Theatre in the Hollywood and Highland complex is experiencing unparalleled 3D sound thanks to a cutting-edge, 380-channel IOSONO audio system installed by Electrosonic (www.electrosonic.com). Mann Chinese 6 is adjacent to the famed Grauman’s Chinese Theatre which is also a Mann property.

The Mann Chinese 6 project marks the second IOSONO installation Electrosonic has performed. Earlier, Electrosonic installed a 308.5-channel system at the Peltz Theater in the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, the first such IOSONO system in the US.

The IOSONO installation at Mann Chinese 6 is designed to help Hollywood sound designers assess the system’s viability for premium theaters nationwide. The system is currently used exclusively for demonstration purposes, testing and development. Auditorium 6 is frequently used for private studio screenings so there are many opportunities for IOSONO to demo (more…)

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Press Releases For : September 7, 2009

avielo by projectiondesign®: superb images and energy saving innovation to star in biggest ever booth at CEDIA EXPO

CEDIA EXPO, September 9-13, 2009, Atlanta, GA, Booth #559 – Better colors, more contrast, and a greener future will all be featured at this year’s CEDIA EXPO in Atlanta, GA, thanks to avielo by projectiondesign®. The Norwegian manufacturer is set to demonstrate its investment in the custom installation industry and wow attendees with their biggest ever booth in history at CEDIA EXPO which will showcase a string of brand new product and technology innovations, each one designed to raise the bar in terms of home theater image quality.

The company will host regular technology and innovation presentations at the booth inside a giant dedicated home theater throughout the EXPO.

avielo kroma – showing for the first time
Making its US debut at CEDIA EXPO 09 is avielo kroma, the first home-theater projector to use projectiondesign’s ReaLED™ technology – based on solid-state LED illumination. The ReaLED light source (more…)

avielo quantum revealed at CEDIA

CEDIA EXPO, September 9-13, 2009, Atlanta, GA, Booth #559 –

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avielo by projectiondesign announces the quantum, its newest and most affordable full HD 1080p projector. The avielo quantum weighs in at only 6.5 lbs making it a top contender for installation ease and flexibility.

A true home theater projector, the avielo quantum delivers high contrast images ideal for screen sizes up to 8-feet wide, and includes projectiondesign’s unique RealColor color management suite, full 10-bit video processing and Texas Instruments DLP® technology. Each projector is hand-built and uniquely characterized and calibrated at the avielo factory in Fredrikstad, Norway, ensuring the best possible image quality.

The avielo quantum is available with four different high-resolution projection lenses each with vertical shift for out of the box ease of set-up for every application. Its compact chassis fits it into projector lifts that mount (more…)

Ripstation releases Qsonix™ media ripping solutions

Farmingdale, NY, September 7, 2009, Ripstation, the industry leading automated media ripping solution, has announced its latest version of software is now shipping with dedicated support for the entire line of Qsonix music servers and nostalgic digital jukebox systems. This provides custom integrators and ripping companies with an out of the box solution for the ripping, tagging and encoding of physical media optimized for direct import to all Qsonix products..

“Qsonix is a very exciting media server platform with its unique focus on high quality metadata and ease of navigation and we are excited to have been chosen as their ripping solutions partner for the entire product range? said Tony Cosentino, President of Formats Unlimited, Inc, “Ripstation has become the de-facto industry standard for automated media ripping by supporting virtually every device the custom installer uses and dedicated support for Qsonix adds to our already impressive list of industry (more…)

Jünger Audio’s Level Magic™ Technology Improves Audio Quality For IKO Media Group

Luminis Playout, a Hungarian company that provides technical services to the IKO Media Group, is using Jünger Audio’s Level Magic™ technology to provide an enhanced listening experience to IKO television viewers in Central Europe.

IKO is one of the leading production and new media companies in Hungary and currently owns 6% of M-RTL, Hungary’s largest commercial TV station that broadcasts under the name of RTL Klub. The Group has 20 channels broadcasting to viewers in eight countries across the region. Luminis manages the technical facility for the playout of 15 of these channels, including six sports channels, two documentary channels and seven feature film and series channels.

Tamás Csikós, Chief Engineer at IKO Luminis Playout, says: “We broadcast audio in a number of different languages including Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Croatian and Czech. One of our sports channels features multi-audio with parallel Romanian and Hungarian commentary, while our (more…)

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