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Press Releases For : March 26, 2009

GERMAN CHURCH CELEBRATES 100th BIRTHDAY WITH OMNILINE

christs-church-1.jpgChrist’s Church, in the German town of Velbert, North Rhine Westphalia, recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone.

To celebrate this historic occasion, the church decided to invest in a thoroughly modern sound system—based on the first Martin Audio OmniLine system to be installed in a German church, powered exclusively by Crest Audio amplification with processing via an Architectural Acoustics Digitool MX programmable digital processor. (more…)

The GRAMMY Museum Uses 16 Digital Projection Displays In Dynamic Exhibition Space

GRAMMY Museum 1“From the brightness and clarity of their imagery, to the quickness of their response, (the DP projectors) play an essential role in The GRAMMY Museum.”
- Nicholas Min, IT Manager for the GRAMMY Museum
ATLANTA, GA (March 26, 2009) – From interactive touch tables to a 200-seat state-of-the-art auditorium, Digital Projection displays are delivering an impressive array of imagery throughout the new GRAMMY Museum. Four floors of cutting edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a one-of-a-kind audio visual experience in the downtown Los Angeles location. (more…)

grandMA Goes “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon”

When NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” debuted in the changing landscape of late night television grandMA was close at hand. Lighting designer Christopher Landy, who heads Brooklyn’s Vibrant Design LLC, specified the console to control an large complement of moving and conventional lights which give the show a hip vibe while paying homage to talk show legends Johnny Carson and Jack Parr who worked in the same iconic Studio 6B at Rockefeller Center. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. (more…)

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Press Releases For : March 25, 2009

Audio Company Exorcises Floor Exercise Demons

Question: What do a gymnastics meet, a youth fitness center, and a multi-ring circus have in common?

Answer: All three feature non-stop action going on all over the place at the same time.

While that can be visually exciting, it can also be highly disconcerting, especially when music is a key ingredient in one area, but a distraction in others. Additionally, each of these three events generally takes place in view of a large number of people, making some type of a PA system a must.

Until recently, Studio West Gymnastics in Torrance, CA was confronted with two such predicaments. (more…)

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Extron CVC 300 Component Video to RGB Converter Now Shipping


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Anaheim, California (March 19, 2009) – Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the CVC 300, a new universal, high definition component video to RGB converter. It accepts all standard definition and high definition analog component video formats, from 480i and 576i to HDTV 1080p/60 and 1920×1200, and transcodes the incoming component video signal for output as RGBHV or RGBS. The CVC 300 is ideal for use in applications that require the integration of devices with component video output, such as DVD players, DTV tuners and DVRs, or game consoles, into RGB-based A/V system designs. (more…)

Clear-Com Expands Communications Horizons at Prolight + Sound 2009

FRANKFURT, GERMANY — Clear-Com Communication Systems, a Vitec Group brand, will exhibit at Prolight + Sound 2009 (Hall 8, Booth K54) the latest intercom solutions for helping live performance industry professionals expand their communications capabilities. New at this year’s Prolight + Sound are Clear-Com’s Concert Version 2.0 and the FreeSpeak Version 2.0 and Tempest2400 digital wireless systems. For the first time, the company will also demonstrate Concert’s new IP-based linking capability to the Eclipse series of digital matrix intercoms. (more…)

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Wohler Extends RM LCD Video Monitoring Series With Three New Dual-Interface Units

HAYWARD, Calif. — March 24, 2009 — Wohler Technologies Inc. has extended its RM LCD video monitoring series with three new dual-interface units that provide flexible confidence monitoring of HD/SD-SDI and composite video with embedded audio in the production environment. Measuring just 2RU in height, the RM-2443W-2HD incorporates four 4.3-inch widescreen LCDs, each of which features 480×270 resolution with 16.7 million colors. The 3RU RM-3270W-2HD features two 7-inch widescreen LCDs, each with 800×480 resolution and 16.7 million colors, and the 4RU RM-4290W-2HD incorporates two 9-inch widescreen LCDs with 800×480 resolution and 16.2 million colors. (more…)

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Iceland’s National Soccer Stadium Installs Upgraded P.A. System with EAW Loudspeakers

Whitinsville, MA, USA – March 25, 2009 – Near the heart of Reykjavik, Iceland, stands Laugardalsvöllur, the National Soccer Stadium. It recently received a major upgrade, with complete renovations to the main seating area and the construction of new office facilities. The stadium now accommodates 15,000 people. Subsequently, the Football Association of Iceland requested an offer for a complete P.A. sound system for the stadium’s west side with the option of later expansion for the remaining areas. To complete this upgrade, the Football Association of Iceland hired local pro audio and lighting firm EB Kerfi ehf, and immediately plans were under way for the design of a full sound system for the entire stadium, which was to include loudspeakers from EAW, a world leader in audio system solutions. (more…)

New Extron Fiber Optic Switcher and Distribution Amplifier Now Shipping

FOX 4G GroupAnaheim, California (March 19, 2009) – Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of two new additions to the company’s growing line of fiber optic products. These include the FOX 4G DA8, an eight output fiber optic distribution amplifier, and the FOX 4G SW8, an eight input fiber optic switcher. (more…)

HOLOPHONE’S H4 SUPERMINI HELPS BRING SURROUND TO NEW YORK CITY EVENT VIDEOGRAPHER’S PROJECTS

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, MARCH 25, 2009 —A freelance wedding and event videographer in New York City for over 22 years, George Burbano and his family have established a successful business helping to capture those important moments both for families and large corporations. With home theater setups quickly becoming more accessible to all, it was clear to Burbano that he needed to add surround sound to his production offerings. The inclusion of Holophone’s H4 SuperMINI camera-mountable surround microphone in his audio toolkit is helping to make Burbano’s company one of the first in the New York City area to add surround recordings to its roster of services. (more…)

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