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Press Releases For : July 14, 2009

PLURA BROADCAST HIRES VAN DUKE FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, LESLIE BROCK AS WEST COAST SALES MANAGER

PHOENIX, ARIZ., July 14, 2009 –Plura Broadcast, a leading manufacturer of high-end professional LCD monitors for studio and field use, has hired industry veteran Van Duke to serve as national business development manager and Leslie Brock as West Coast sales manager. (more…)

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Multi Image Group Upgrades Audio Capabilities By Purchasing Over 100 Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers

In a move that immediately extends its sound reinforcement capabilities, Florida-based systems integration firm Multi Image Group has purchased 110 Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers. MIG, which specializes in corporate A/V projects for clients such as CitiGroup, Deutsche Bank, and Proctor and Gamble, upgraded its entire amplifier inventory from the original I-Tech amplifiers. (more…)

Press Releases For : July 13, 2009

AES ISSUES VOLUME II OF ONGOING ORAL HISTORY DVD PROJECT

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Forty Audio Industry Pioneer Interviews Now Available

NEW YORK: AES Executive Director Roger Furness has announced the completion of the second volume of Audio Engineering Society DVD Oral History Project interviews. Conceived in 1997 by long-time AES member Irv Joel, the project was initiated as a critical opportunity for preserving the creative and technical thought process of the originators of professional audio as related by them personally. (more…)

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Leon Speakers Enhances Horizon and Profile Series With More Powerful Drivers and Thinner Profiles Without Raising Prices

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — July 13, 2009 — Leon Speakers, a manufacturer of custom-built, audiophile-grade loudspeakers for flat-panel displays and living-space theaters™, today announced that the company has enhanced its Horizon and Profile Series 4-inch product lines to include upgraded drivers and shallower cabinets. Horizon 414 and Profile 404 Series speakers now feature 4-inch Peerless HDS woofers for more power and increased performance. The new speakers offer a depth of just 3.25 inches to complement the thinner profile of today’s flat-panel displays. Maintaining their price of just $1,495 for a high-fidelity multichannel speaker or stereo pair, these Horizon and Profile Series speakers enable customers to enjoy Leon Speakers’ custom audio solutions without paying more for the enhanced level of performance. (more…)

BOSCH RECOGNIZES NEXT GENERATION OF SYSTEM INTEGRATORS

Two Students Receive Bosch Scholarship for Industry Education

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, July 13, 2009 — John Hayes and Jesse Ashby have been named the recipients of the 2009 Robert Bosch Scholarships through the NSCA Education Foundation. These $2,500 scholarships are granted to students pursuing careers in the electronic systems industry or a related field.

Hayes attends Columbia College Chicago and is working toward a bachelor’s degree in Audio Arts and Acoustics. He gained valuable, hands-on experience installing sound systems into a variety of commercial settings, and is anxious to contribute to the sound installation industry and work with new technologies and gadgets that are constantly improving and changing the industry. (more…)

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Prestonwood Baptist Church Uses HaiVision Encoders to Link Campuses With Dual HD Signals and Synched Eight-Channel Audio

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — July 13, 2009 — HaiVision Network Video announced today that Prestonwood Baptist Church, one of the largest churches in the United States, is using hai1000™ series network video systems and the low-latency MAKO HD™ H.264 codec to connect its 27,000-member congregation at the main Prestonwood campus in Plano, Texas, and the new Prestonwood North campus in Prosper, Texas. (more…)

Harkness Screens Provides Facelift To Johns Hopkins Medicine Education Building

johns-hopkins-medicine-education-building-hi-res.jpgJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, one of the most highly respected and well-known medical education facilities in the world, recently opened its $45 million Anne and Michael Armstrong Medical Education Building. The new facility includes two Harkness Matt Plus Mini-Perf screens and Wrap-round frames in its lecture hall. (more…)

HOSA TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCES SKO-200 SERIES SPEAKER CABLES

hosa_sko-225_hi.jpgBuena Park, CA – July 2009 … Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, is pleased to announce the introduction of the SKO-200 Series speaker cables. Available in lengths from three to one hundred feet and featuring popular terminations to connect to a wide range of speaker products, the SKO-200 Series speaker cables provide superior signal transmission for today’s most demanding audio projects. (more…)

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Jünger Audio Helps Solve The Loudness Problem For MediaCorp’s 938LIVE Listeners

jibby-jacob.jpgSingapore-based MediaCorp has installed two Jünger Audio D06 LEVEL MAGIC™ processors to help achieve loudness consistency for its 938LIVE English news and talk radio station.

The broadcaster started looking for a means of controlling loudness after listeners tuning in to 938LIVE began complaining about the sound. The negative feedback, which was particularly prevalent among people listening in their cars, focused on loudness levels. Listeners stated that they constantly had to adjust the volume of their radios in order to maintain a comfortable level of loudness between the various audio segments contained in its news radio programming. (more…)

Press Releases For : July 10, 2009

New Crestron iPOD Controller Supports Video

CEN-IDOCV Interface for Apple iPod® Adds Video and PoE Compatibility

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, July 10, 2009 – The new Crestron CEN-IDOCV is the next generation interface and control solution for the popular iPod® personal media player. It seamlessly integrates iTunes audio and video with a Crestron whole house AV system, using 2-way communication to reproduce the iPod experience on Crestron touchpanels. With Crestron exclusive USB over Ethernet technology, the CEN-IDOCV synchronizes the iPod with any networked computer running Apple iTunes. The IDOCV is PoE compatible, drawing power through the LAN wiring and eliminating the need for a nearby outlet. Just plug the iPod into the docking station to experience your entire personal media collection throughout the house and on any Crestron video touchpanel. (more…)

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