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Press Releases For : July 6, 2009

The New Labyrinth Of Sciences And Arts Museum In Mexico Chooses Harkness Screens

labyrinth-of-sciences-and-the-arts-museum-3d-theater-in-san-luis-potosi-mexico.jpgHarkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for entertainment venues, was the screen of choice at the newly opened Labyrinth of Sciences and Arts Museum in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. The museum, which features a 31 x 17 foot Harkness Spectral 240 3D screen and MF Wrap-round frame for a film that is part of its Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia exhibit, opened to rave reviews. (more…)

From Man Cave to Whole Home Control

ih03a_200.jpgThe 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: 03-01-07
Date installation was completed: 11-15-07

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1. Please provide a short four to six sentence synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.

The client had just purchased the home and wanted to finish out the basement by building the ultimate “man cave.” We started in the basement with the home theater, card room, billiard room, and a garage that doubles as a dance club and ended up installing a system throughout the entire house. (more…)

Studer Vista 5 SR Digital Console Installed At Kent’s Ravensbourne College

For two days every year, Ravensbourne College in Kent, is transformed into one of the country’s most exciting and innovative broadcasters, as students go on-air for their annual broadcasting event, ‘Rave On Air’.

The college has some notable ex students including Stella McCartney, Bruce Oldfield and Darren Woolfson, now Group Director of Technology at Pinewood Studios. (more…)

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ADLIB Supply John Barrowman Tour With Soundcraft Vi6™

Seasoned sound engineer Walter Jaquiss recently joined forces with ADLIB Audio and Lighting for the latest John Barrowman tour and two Soundcraft Vi6™digital consoles were used for the production.

Production used two Soundcraft Vi6 consoles, run in 96-channel V3.0 mode, which Jaquiss effortlessly filled with around 80 inputs, 56 of which were stage alone, including guest vocals and assorted media. “The Vi6 is a brilliant desk, great sounding and with a very small footprint for this style of tour,” he comments. The existing console was upgraded to 96 channels via an additional DSP card, while the sound engineer immediately identified the advantages of the latest software release. (more…)

UVLD Knows Who’s The Boss: Providing Content And Programming For Bruce Springsteen’s World Tour

SpringsteenUnlimited Visibility Lighting Design’s (UVLD) visual media developer Cameron Yeary lent his programming expertise and creative input to the big-screen video content for the 2009 world tour of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. (more…)

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Press Releases For : July 2, 2009

Crestron Releases High Powered PoE TPMC-4SM Touchpanel Media Center

Low Profile Design Combines Affordable Room Scheduling Solution and Complete Crestron Control for Classrooms, Conference Rooms, Hotel Rooms, Home Automation Systems

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, July 2, 2009 – Crestron Electronics, the world leader of advanced enterprise control solutions and touchpanel innovation, announces the release of the new TPMC-4SM Isys i/O® 4.3″ Wall Mount Touchpanel Media Center. Combining the power of Crestron touchpanel functionality with an enterprise room scheduling platform in a single-wire solution, the TPMC-4SM takes touchscreen technology to new levels for commercial, education, hospitality, and residential markets. The latest addition in a series of network connected, Power over Ethernet (PoE) control solutions, the TPMC-4SM is a compact, low profile and affordable touchpanel that provides direct LAN connectivity for powerful room scheduling and control, with versatile mounting options in corporate offices, universities, hotels, retrofits and home automation applications. (more…)

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Sigmet Corporation Named Rep Of The Year For Commercial AV

map-sigmet.jpgSigmet Corporation was named Commercial AV Rep of the Year for Middle Atlantic Products at the company sales meeting prior to InfoComm ’09.

Located in Manalapan, NJ and Valley Forge, PA, Sigmet represents Middle Atlantic in both the northern (NY Metro) and southern (Eastern PA, DC and Virginia) territories. (more…)

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DANISH PARLIAMENT VOTES FOR SSL GRAVITY

Gravity Provides Advanced Features and Ease of Use for New Danish Parliament TV Asset Management System

BEGBROKE, OXFORD, UK — A state-of-the-art SSL Gravity MAM (Media Asset Management) system coupled to a Snell automation system will be instrumental in bringing Danish Parliament TV to the digital terrestrial network when national digital switchover occurs on November 1, 2009. (more…)

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Expanded Cable Ladder Line Now Features Custom Options

cable_ladders.jpgFairfield, NJ––In order to facilitate convenient cable management and provide more options for installation, Middle Atlantic Products has expanded its line of CL Series cable ladders and accessories with custom sizes.

Middle Atlantic’s extensive selection of cable ladders and accessories includes standard widths of up to 24″, and now features a range of custom widths and rung spacing for installations with special requirements. (more…)

Fishman Marks Successful InfoComm Debut With Solo Performance System

solo-performance-system.JPGIntroduced to the AV market at Infocomm ’09, Fishman Amplification’s first appearance at the show, the new Solo Performance System was well received by conference attendees and the press based on its unique blend of power, portability and performance for price.

Ideally suited to live sound, AV and Worship applications, the Solo Performance System weighs less than 25 lbs and provides a versatile all-in-one portable P.A. solution with a combination of clear projection, expanded coverage, versatility and portability. (more…)

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