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Press Releases For : October 6, 2009

Drummer Extraordinaire Steve Gadd Takes Earthworks Along for the Ride on James Taylor Tour

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Milford, NH, October 6, 2009—Earthworks, manufacturer of High Definition Microphones™, announced that it has signed legendary drummer Steve Gadd as its most recently endorsed touring artist. Gadd is among the most accomplished drummers of our time and recently completed a European tour drumming for James Taylor.

At the very start of the tour, well-respected front of house engineer David Morgan told Gadd about Earthworks’ drum mics. Morgan—who has a stellar track record in his own right, was already a fan of Earthworks PianoMic™ calling it “the most beautiful piano system I’ve ever used.? In his second life as a journalist, Morgan also had written enthusiastic reviews about both the PianoMic™ and the Drum FullKit™. As a friend and a trusted professional, Morgan insisted that Gadd give them a try on the James Taylor tour. (more…)

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AVAD Promotes Cynthia Menna to Senior Manager, Business Development

Van Nuys, Calif. – October 6, 2009 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading distributor of custom electronics, announced the promotion of Cynthia Menna to the position of Senior Manager, Business Development. In her new role, Menna, who previously managed AVAD’s D2B program and held the title of Territory Sales Manager (Michigan, Ohio), will work with AVAD executives to identify, develop, manage and facilitate the growth of new product categories, service offerings and solution sets.

As part of her responsibilities, Menna will report directly to AVAD Vice President and General Manager Jim Annes, and work with AVAD’s executive team and its partners on areas of expanded product offerings and opportunities to support AVAD’s existing categories. Through the research, development and implementation of focused internal and external training and dealer support programs, she will also strengthen AVAD’s position as the custom installers’ primary source for knowledge on current (more…)

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PHIL RAMONE FEATURED AS AES HEYSER LECTURER

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Multi-Grammy Winner’s Topic: Technology & Music Meet Again

NEW YORK: Multi-Grammy Award winning producer Phil Ramone will deliver
The Richard C. Heyser Lecture at the 127th AES Convention on Sunday, October 11, 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm at the Special Events Hall in NY’s Javits Convention Center.

Entitled “Technology and Music Meet Again,” Ramone’s presentation will focus on the continuing partnership that technology and music have enjoyed throughout the years. In reviewing the evolution of the recording industry Ramone will illustrate how technological innovations have revolutionized the musical experience for the fan, and the production process for the producer, engineer and artist. Ramone will also address the issue of how the exponential pace of technology has lead to the industry’s current state of chaos.

A vastly prolific music producer/engineer, Phil Ramone has earned over thirty Grammy nominations, 13 (more…)

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Listen Technologies Dives Into Social Media

Bluffdale, Utah, USA — Listen Technologies Corporation has embraced social media as a means of reaching out to all aspects of the AV industry including end users, dealers, consultants and colleagues. The company is using Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and WordPress blog postings to communicate news, ideas, product information, events, customer stories and more.

“The use of social media allows us to communicate on a more informal basis with customers and colleagues, and it breaks down some of the barriers in reaching people,? said Cory Schaeffer, VP of Sales and Marketing at Listen. “While traditional forms of corporate communication are still vital, they don’t normally allow the personality of our company to shine through. The informal nature of Facebook and other social media allows us to post information in a casual way, as if we were speaking directly to a friend.?

Ms. Schaeffer also noted that the instantaneous nature (more…)

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Centronics Launches Elite HD-Branded HSMX Series 4×4 HDMI Over Cat5e/Cat6e Matrix System

Centronics’ Elite HD-branded HSMX Series 4×4 HDMI matrix system for HDMI over Cat5e or Cat6e

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STEVENSVILLE, Md., Oct. 06, 2009 — Centronics, Inc. (centronics.com), a leading distributor of audio, video, and accessory products for the residential, commercial, and security markets since 1959, is proud to announce the launch of its Elite HD-branded HSMX Series 4×4 HDMI matrix system for HDMI over Cat5e or Cat6e. Now shipping, each unit is has an MSRP of $1,199.99.

“Our new HSMX Series is a true 4×4 matrix system,? explained Tony Pelura, Centronics general manager. “A 4 x HDMI to 4 x Cat5e matrix extender allows HDTV to be displayed up to 150 feet away from the matrix unit using two Cat5e cables. The 4×4 matrix eliminates the need to disconnect and reconnect sources to different displays.?

Centronics’ new EHD-branded HSMX-CB and HSMX-WP comes complete (more…)

CANON U.S.A. ANNOUNCES TWO NEW REALiS MULTIMEDIA LCOS PROJECTORS WITH NEW “PHOTO IMAGE MODE” FOR ADVANCED COLOR MANAGEMENT

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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 6, 2009 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the addition of two new projectors to its acclaimed line of REALiS Multimedia LCOS Projectors, the WUX10 Mark II and SX80 Mark II. These projectors include a new Photo Image Mode allowing for advanced color management and adjustments for ambient lighting conditions. This new mode is ideal for professionals with the most discerning image quality needs, including those in the fields of photography, education, engineering and the arts and sciences. (more…)

projectiondesign® announces change in ownership – New ownership spurs strong growth, increased product development and focus on partner support

October 6, 2009, Fredrikstad, Norway – Norwegian high performance projector manufacturer, projectiondesign is capitalizing on the growing global demand for high-quality products as well as partner support with the announcement of a change in ownership to include Norwegian private equity firm Herkules Capital AS.

The move follows the purchase of a 54% share in projectiondesign from previous main shareholder, Eker Group AS headed by top Norwegian Industrial Designer Bård Eker.

projectiondesign has emerged as an industry leader in the creation, development, design and manufacture of high-quality projectors for specialist professional, industrial and private sector applications. The company currently has 135 employees, including in-house product testing, research & development in electronic, optical and mechanical system design, and has shown strong growth since being established in 2001.

“projectiondesign is an exciting growth company, and is an attractive opportunity for Herkules. We have been familiar with the company for (more…)

LECTROSONICS INTRODUCES SMV SERIES TRANSMITTERS

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Rio Rancho, NM – October 2009… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, announces the introduction of the SMV Series transmitters. The latest addition to the company’s highly acclaimed Super Miniature product line, the new SMV and SMQV transmitters feature Lectrosonics’ patented Digital Hybrid Wireless® technology from their acclaimed 400 Series product group. (more…)

eServices Introduces a Monitoring Solution Designed for Custom Integrators

eServices Black Box

The Black Box from eServices provides
integrators with the ability to monitor,
evaluate and trigger any LAN or Cresnet
system device from an easy-to-use
web interface.

eServices, Inc., a leading provider of custom automation software, has introduced the BlackBox, a network appliance that monitors IP-based and Crestron Cresnet® devices. The BlackBox provides integrators with the ability to monitor, evaluate and trigger any LAN or Cresnet system device from an easy-to-use web interface. The BlackBox also offers integrators a reliable source of potential recurring revenue streams with their clients, yet eliminates dependency on outside service providers.

The BlackBox, developed by the team at eServices and long-time programming firm, Digital Automation, remotely tracks the live status of any IP-based or Crestron Cresnet device. Once the appliance is installed, it automatically identifies all system devices and begins tracking (more…)

Carl Tatz Design Will Be On Site at the 127 AES Convention in NYC, Providing Information on Its Highly Praised PhantomFocus System™ Monitor Tuning Protocol

Nashville, TN – Critically acclaimed studio designer Carl Tatz of the Carl Tatz Design firm will be appearing at the 127th AES Convention in New York City, showcasing and answering inquires about the PhantomFocus System™ monitor tuning protocol. Quickly becoming the new standard for monitoring excellence in the Nashville pro audio scene with over 40 systems implemented and counting, the PhantomFocus System is a custom turnkey solution for studios desiring the highest level of monitoring accuracy in their control room environment.

The PhantomFocus System promise – any monitors in any room – best explains that the user is free to choose whatever monitors he or she prefers and that they will be optimized far beyond any DSP technology or method available now and in the distant future.

“Great speakers in a great room do not equal great monitoring.? Carl Tatz, who is responsible for some of the (more…)

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