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Press Releases For : May 26, 2009

Extron Expands SMX System MultiMatrix With New HD-SDI and Fiber Optic Matrix Boards

Scan Converter Output Board for ISM 824Anaheim, California (May 5, 2009) – Anaheim, California (May 5, 2009) – Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new 4×4 multi-rate SDI matrix board and two new 16×16, 4-Gbps fiber optic matrix boards for the SMX System MultiMatrix, Extron’s modular, field-configurable matrix switching platform. These new matrix boards bring the total number of available SMX matrix boards to 41, covering all popular analog and digital A/V signal types from composite video and wideband RGB to 3G-SDI, DVI, and HDMI, as well as stereo audio. The SMX System MultiMatrix is ideal for use in applications that require the switching of different signal types and a cost-effective upgrade path for ongoing I/O or signal format changes. (more…)

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Extron VP of Engineering Steve Somers Wins Harald Thiel Volunteer of the Year award

Steve Somers Wins Harald Thiel Volunteer of the Year awardAnaheim, California (May 5, 2009) – Anaheim, California (May 5, 2009) – Extron Electronics is pleased to announce that Steve Somers, Extron Vice-President of Engineering, has been presented the Harald Thiel Volunteer of the Year award by InfoComm International. This award reveals and celebrates the volunteer who has contributed greatly to the InfoComm association, and who is not recognized in other ways for that contribution. Somers was recognized for being the InfoComm Projection Shoot-Out Committee and Event Chairman from 1998 to 2001, and for being the driving force behind the creation and annual production of the accompanying Shoot-Out CDs and DVDs. During his tenure as Shoot-Out chair, he was also the Shoot-Out’s Engineering Manager, directing and managing the technical design of the event from 1992 to 2001. (more…)

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Extron Announces VTG 400DVI Video and Audio Test Generator Now Shipping

VTG 400DVIAnaheim, California (April 16, 2009) – Extron Electronics is pleased to announce that the VTG 400DVI is now shipping. The VTG 400DVI is a professional quality Video and Audio Test Generator for setting up, testing, calibrating, and troubleshooting today’s complex video and audio systems. lt offers DVI output for use with digital display devices, and delivers accurate, full bandwidth video signal reproduction and high performance audio test signals. In addition to DVI, analog high resolution computer-video, component video, S-video, and composite video are supported. When used with DVI devices, the VTG 400DVI will display the native resolution whenever new EDID data is received. The VTG 400DVI also offers Scope-Trigger, a patented feature that enables analysis of a specific area within the pattern image using an oscilloscope. (more…)

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Extron Introduces New Universal Twisted Pair Output Board for ISM 824

ISM MTP UT 4DAAnaheim, California (April 9, 2009) – Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the new ISM MTP UT 4DA, a unique MTP Twisted Pair Series transmitter board with four outputs for the ISM 824 MultiSwitcher. The ISM MTP UT 4DA is a universal transmitter that accepts any input signal from the ISM 824 and then transmits video, audio, and control signals up to 600 feet (185 meters) on a single UTP cable to up to four MTP Series twisted pair receivers. The ISM MTP UT 4DA also features local RS-232 insertion ports, which eliminate the need for additional control system infrastructure to support remote displays, while overcoming the 100-foot (30m) distance limitation for RS-232 signals. (more…)

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Extron New DVI Twisted Pair Extender Now Shipping

201xi Tx Twisted Pair ExtenderAnaheim, California (April 8, 2009) – Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new DVI 201xi Tx Twisted Pair Extender. The DVI 201xi Tx enables DVI or HDMI signals to be carried over distances significantly greater than with standard DVI cables. It works together with an Extron DVI 201 or DVI 201 A D Twisted Pair Receiver and two CAT 5-type cables to send single link DVI or HDMI signals over 200 feet (60 meters) for HDTV and XGA (1024×768). The DVI 201xi Tx offers several features to optimize system integration for DVI signal transmission, including EDID Minder which automatically manages EDID communication between the input source and the display, automatic input equalization which allows for the use of long DVI input cables by compensating for signal loss, and a rack-mountable 1U, half rack width metal enclosure. (more…)

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Compix Gives Clemson Tigers a Flexible, Affordable CG Solution for Enhancing Live Video and Webcasts

IRVINE, Calif. — May 26, 2009 — Compix, a leading developer of professional-quality character generators (CGs), today announced that Clemson University is using the company’s CynerG2 HD dual-channel character generator to incorporate live statistics, lower-thirds, and other graphics into their big-screen video wall and Webcasts for Tigers basketball games at Littlejohn Coliseum. The CGs are also being used for Webcasts of home baseball games from Doug Kingsmore Stadium and for football games at Memorial Stadium. (more…)

EAW Hits Home Run at Oriole Park

EAW delivers nearly 300 loudspeakers for April 6th season opener

Whitinsville, MA, USA – May 26, 2009 – Oriole Park at Camden Yards has housed the Baltimore Orioles since its unveiling in 1992 and continues to be a favorite among baseball enthusiasts. The park recently benefited from the installation of a brand new distributed sound reinforcement system, featuring nearly 300 loudspeakers from EAW, a world leader in sound system solutions. The installation, completed in time for the Orioles’ April 6th season opener against the New York Yankees, was finished in a highly accelerated time period of six months, which is approximately half the amount of time a system of this magnitude would take to install under normal conditions. To meet these stringent deadlines, EAW drew on its manufacturing resources to supply the complete loudspeaker inventory requested for the installation. (more…)

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Mobile Satellite Connection Offers Next Generation HD Transmission with Adtec mediaHUB-HD 422 encoder

adtec-digital-logo-300dpi.jpg Delivering Innovative MPEG Solutions

May 25, 2009

NASHVILLE, TN — Mobile Satellite Connection and Adtec Digital are working together to prove what MPEG 4 AVC has to offer clients. Utilizing Adtec’s multi-CODEC mediaHUB™-HD 422 multi-format encoders, Mobile Satellite Connection has several MPEG 4 AVC based HD transmission solutions tested and ready. (more…)

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NAD Introduces Powerful, Paradigm-Breaking M2 Direct Digital Amplifier

m2frontweb.jpgRevolutionary Masters Series Amp Implements New Digital Correction Technology for Dynamic, Efficient, Musically Revealing Performance

SHARON, MA, May 26, 2009 — NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, introduces the Masters Series M2 Direct Digital Amplifier, delivering in the culmination of a decade long research project a new level of amplifier performance. Immensely powerful, dynamic, efficient, and musically revealing, the M2 is a true digital amplifier that sets new benchmarks for both measurable performance and subjective musical quality. (more…)

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AVAD Announces Opening of New Distribution, Showroom and Will Call Center in New Jersey

AVAD LLC, North America’s leading distributor of custom home electronics, announced that it will open a new, 32,000-square-foot Pine Brook, N.J. facility, located southwest of I-287 and the New Jersey Turnpike. The Pine Brook branch will feature a spacious showroom, where dealers can access the best brands and product assortment; a large warehouse accommodating more inventory for “just in time? order fulfillment; and a larger training facility allowing for the best and most frequent local dealer training—all advantages that make up AVAD’s trademark service. All operations previously held at AVAD’s Piscataway, N.J. branch will be relocated to the new Pine Brook branch upon its opening. (more…)

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