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Press Releases For : July 30, 2009

Sabine Names Thorvin Electronics As New Canadian Distributor

thorvin.jpgAlachua, Florida––Sabine Inc. has named Thorvin Electronics Inc. as exclusive Canadian distributor for their professional audio, microphone and wireless systems products effective August 1, 2009.

Thorvin Electronics will be handling all sales, marketing, service and support for Canada with Sabine products being displayed at the PAL Show, August 23-24, at the International Centre in Toronto, Booth 4816.

“We have been following the Sabine products for a very long time. Their technology has changed the way we look at audio design in the systems integration market. We look forward to developing an even better brand reputation here in Canada,? stated Wilf Langevin, president of Thorvin Electronics Inc.

“With their professionalism and 35 years experience, I have no doubt that Thorvin Electronics will bring a new level of support to Sabine technologies as well as our Canadian clientele,? added Doran Oster founder, CEO (more…)

ANTHEM ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST FRONT PROJECTORS

Anthem LTX 500The LTX 300 and LTX 500 1080p LCOS projectors ship with the bonus of the Anthem Preferred Service Program.

Toronto, Ontario – July 30, 2009 – Anthem, the leading manufacturer of high-end electronics for music, home theater and distributed audio systems, announces the availability of two high-performance LCOS projectors, its first offerings in the projector category. The LTX 300 and LTX 500 provide the highest standards in color accuracy, image brightness and clarity.

“The video playback capabilities of the LTX projectors mesh perfectly with the industry-leading A/V processing available on our Anthem Statement D2v and AVM 50v,? said Anthem Vice President of Sales and Marketing Jack Shafton. “Our dealers can now offer a high-performance, turnkey video and A/V control solution to their customers.?

Anthem’s LTX projectors deliver industry-leading contrast ratios, along with 2x high-precision zoom lenses with (more…)

NUVO TECHNOLOGIES RECAPS SPRING EDUCATION TOUR, ANNOUNCES CEDIA TRAINING DATES

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Whole home audio manufacturer also prepares for international dates.

Hebron, KY – July 30, 2009 – NuVo Technologies, the value leader in whole home audio, announced today that its Spring 2009 Know H.O.W. (Hands-On Workshop) education and training tour of 21 U.S. cities is now successfully completed. NuVo trainers educated more than 400 dealers and installers during the tour, which moves on to Australia, Canada and Europe over the coming months.

Trainings during the spring U.S. tour were divided into two types that suited the needs of both existing and new dealers and installers. A full-day course covering the entire product line was provided for dealers and installers new to NuVo, while a half-day advanced class afforded experienced NuVo installers the opportunity to get hands-on experience with new products without sitting through material they already knew.

“In keeping with (more…)

Crestron HDMI Transmitter/Receiver Pair Now Shipping

Crestron Delivers a Unique Single-Wire Control and HDMI Extender Solution

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, July 30, 2009 – Crestron has released an HDMI-over-fiber transmitter and receiver pair that provides a remarkably powerful, easy to install solution for extending uncompressed HDMI and IR/RS-232 control signals up to 1000 feet over a single multimode fiber connection. Ideal for commercial and residential retrofits, the HD-TX1-F and HD-RX1-F make it easy to add an HDMI device in an analog room, or extend an HDMI signal and device control from, for example, a home theater to another room or area in or around the home. Now integrators can add a new source or display device with ease, even after a project has been completed.

The TX1-F and RX1-F enable a source or display device to be located remotely from the central equipment. Components such as Crestron HDMI switchers (HD-MD8x1 and HD-MD8x2) or Adagio® Media (more…)

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Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium Upgrade Control Rooms with PhantomFocus System™

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— Two hallmarks of Music City turn to the PhantomFocus™ System monitor tuning protocol as the platform for critical listening —

NASHVILLE, TN, July 28, 2009 — Music City’s iconic Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium are the latest additions to the growing number studios who have chosen to upgrade their control room monitoring with the Carl Tatz Design (CTD) PhantomFocus System™, bringing the total to over forty to date. The announcement was made by Carl Tatz of the Carl Tatz Design group, and further underscores a trend in commercial and private recording studios employing the PhantomFocus System room tuning protocol to create a critical listening environment.

The implementation of the CTD PhantomFocus System allows an end user’s speakers of choice to perform beyond the manufacturer’s specifications, correcting boundary and room mode effects and rendering a truly accurate (more…)

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Jonathan Goldstein Chooses Cameron Yeary For Video Content On Kid Cudi Tour

CudiAlthough Cleveland-based rising rap/hip hop star Kid Cudi doesn’t even have an album out yet, he has kicked off his first tour, which he headlines with Asher Roth. The show was designed by Jonathan Goldstein of Starlight Visual. He brought in Cameron Yeary of UVLD for media design and programming.

“Jon and I met in 2004 when he was touring with Donna Summer, and we’ve stayed in touch,” says Yeary. “The video media developer who works with Jay Z recommended that we partner on this project.” Kid Cudi’s tour runs four weeks, from mid-July to mid-August, playing intimate venues with a surprisingly large production. The tour, with content based on his hit single, “Day ‘N Nite,” along with mix tapes and Internet buzz, began in Boston at House of Blues and wraps in Chicago at Lollapalooza.

“It was great to team with (more…)

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Press Releases For : July 29, 2009

Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems Appoints Kimmel as Mixer Product Manager

kevin-kimmel-yamaha-mixer-prod-mgr.jpgBUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. has appointed Kevin Kimmel to the position of mixer product manager, effective July 20. In his new position, Kimmel will be responsible for product training, the implementation of marketing and support programs, and recommendations for mixing console product design from the North American market to the research and development team in Japan. He will report to Marc Lopez, marketing manager, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc.

For three decades, Kimmel has been an audio mixer, system designer, recording engineer, and most recently held the position of Assistant Technical Director at Disneyland. He was also monitor engineer for Tower of Power’s “Soul Vaccination Tour? and was the front of house engineer for Luis Miguel’s “Aries” and “Segundo Romance” world tours. Kimmel served as production mixer on several shows for ESPN, and worked as a freelance front of house/monitor (more…)

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PPC CEDIA EXPO 2009 Product Preview

CEDIA EXPO 2009
Sept. 9-13, Atlanta
Booth 6235

At CEDIA EXPO 2009, PPC, whose innovative products are behind the wall in over 100 million homes, will present several new solution-based products built to address the needs of custom installers and their customers. PPC’s consumer cables, which include the only patented locking HDMI cable to prevent loosening at the port, feature maximum performance and reliability driven by decades of innovation, product research, patent development, and customer commitment. (more…)

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Wohler IBC2009 Product Preview

Exhibiting With HHB in Stand 8.E54
At IBC2009 Wohler will be showcasing a range of products that offer flexible, state-of-the-art processing and monitoring in convenient and compact designs. Highly adaptable in meeting broadcasters’ current and future needs, Wohler products provide key functionality even in the most space-constrained production applications. The company’s wide array of products includes versatile 16-channel audio monitors that accommodate a mix of inputs and outputs for SD, HD, and 3G operations; HD monitors for all variety of signal types; intuitive touch-screen systems that simplify video monitoring and routing while providing critical functional enhancements; a closed-caption encoder/decoder bridge that supports all leading standards; and analog and digital audio monitoring systems and level meters that together accommodate virtually every audio input type. (more…)

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HOLOPHONE’S® PORTAMIC 5.1 NOMINATED FOR TEC AWARD

Offers Point and Shoot 5.1 Surround Recording Option at an Aggressive Price Point

ONTARIO, CANADA, JULY 29, 2009 — Holophone ®, the leading manufacturer of surround microphones, is pleased to announce that its ground-breaking PortaMic 5.1 camera-mountable surround microphone has been nominated for the MIX Foundation’s Technical Excellence & Creativity Award (TEC) in the Mic Technology/Studio category. (more…)

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