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Press Releases For : October 14, 2008

G. Love Sinks His Teeth Into Shure

G. Love OnstageSHURE DENTAL PLAN?
An SM58® is Something G. Love Can Really Sink His Teeth Into

NILES, IL, October 14, 2008 — The son of a wealthy banking lawyer born in the tony Philadelphia neighborhood of Society Hill, Garrett Dutton III (better known as G. Love) began playing guitar at age eight. By the time he was in the ninth grade he had written his first song and began playing the harmonica in a wire rack. Citing Bob Dylan, John Hammond Jr., Run-DMC, the Beastie Boys, and Schooly D as musical influences, he formed G. Love & Special Sauce in 1993, along with drummer Jeffrey Clemens and bassist Jim Prescott. Today, with a string of albums to its credit including 2006′s Lemonade and this year’s Superhero Brother, the band still tours relentlessly, bringing its laid-back blues to loyal fans across the country. (more…)

AURALEX ACOUSTICS TURNS UP THE VOLUME AT SEAT’S R&D CENTER

SEATLeading Spanish Car Manufacturer Adds Fabric System in Listening Space ~

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – SEAT, a leading car manufacturer based in Barcelona, Spain, revs up its audio acoustics program by creating a listening room at its R&D Center outfitted with Auralex Acoustics’ best-selling ELiTE Custom Fabric System.

SEAT - 2The space serves as an additional tool for improving the acoustic quality in SEAT automobiles. It has been designed to perform analysis, subjective evaluation and jury-tests of acoustic signals previously recorded in vehicles, while also serving as a car audio lab.

To obtain accurate results, proper acoustics was essential. When Mas Acoustics, one of Auralex’s leading international distributors performed an acoustical consultation on the space, they knew that the ELiTE Custom Fabric System was the right choice for this project. (more…)

AO Narrowcast Inc. Begins Operations and Targets the #1 Position in the Digital Signage Management Software Market

Digital Signage Company AO Narrowcast Inc. began operations on March 7, 2008, headquartered in Sunnyvale California. Sunnyvale, CA has been the center of the semiconductor industry for decades and has now evolved into the technology capitol of the United States.

In knowing this AO Narrowcast Inc. set up operations in Sunnyvale to utilize the immense educated work force and leverage the knowledge gained through the rich technology history of the Silicon Valley. (more…)

WIREWORKS LUMAVUE CUSTOM PANELS & PLATES SHEDS LIGHT ON STUDIOS’ CONNECTION PLATES

LumaVueSAN FRANCISCO, CA – Lighten up your studio’s connection plates with Wireworks LumaVue Custom Panels & Plates, high-impact custom panels that can be rear illuminated for instant identification. The perfect solution for use in low-light studios, the panels can also shed light backstage during live performances, on the road as well as several other locations where there is limited visibility.

Providing maximum electrical isolation between connectors, LumaVue Custom Panels & Plates are available in a variety of sizes and shapes, including standard gang plates, wall plates, rack panels as well as customized sizes and shapes, making LumaVue suitable for interface panels of any kind. (more…)

coolux Media Systems Opens Los Angeles Training Facility

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. — Oct. 14, 2008 — coolux Media Systems today announced the opening of an advanced training center that allows customers to maximize the use of the company’s award-winning Pandoras Box™ real-time media control solutions. Located at the coolux International headquarters just outside Los Angeles, the new facility gives prospective and existing customers full access to Pandoras Box Media Systems, providing an invaluable opportunity for in-depth training led by experienced coolux technical staff. European customers can also enjoy full training sessions at the company’s headquarters in Köln, Germany. (more…)

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Triangle Management Promotes Clarion Resort & WaterPark with StrandVision Digital Signage

clarion-cropped.jpgHOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Oct. 14, 2008 – StrandVision LLC, a provider of hosted digital signage services, today announced that Triangle Management & Investment Inc., which operates four Choice Hotels in Florida, is using its digital signage system for guest communications and services at the Clarion Resort & WaterPark in Orlando, with plans for an additional deployment at the Fort Lauderdale Quality Resort that it manages.
Cost-effective, flexible digital signage
Triangle Management was seeking a cost-effective digital signage system that they could use in public areas and as the house channel on its cable television service. They found that StrandVision’s Internet-based digital signage service met their needs on all fronts – low cost, remote management, ability to use the existing television network, and ease of use. The Clarion Resort & WaterPark in Orlando now has a network of 15 42-inch plasmas in the lobbies and restaurants, as well as almost 200 guest rooms, that delivers information through StrandVision’s hosted digital signage system.
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Coemar Infinity Wash XL Lights Will Rock You, Are All Right Now For Queen + Paul Rogers European Tour 2008

QueenThey are the champions – Coemar Infinity Wash XL lights truly are the lighting maestro’s best friend, and give a killer performance every time. As the Queen + Paul Rogers Rock The Cosmos European Tour 2008 continues to unfold, the Infinity Wash XLs are straight shooters delivering rich, robust illumination for what lighting designer Baz Halpin calls a “good-old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll lighting show.” (more…)

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AKG Acoustics Expands Product Offerings With Crown Microphones

Extending AKG’s position as a global leader in microphone technology, AKG Acoustics recently announced the acquisition of the worldwide distribution rights for the Crown family of microphones. The integration of Crown microphones into AKG Acoustics’ product portfolio adds to AKG’s global position as one of the world’s leading sources of high-quality microphones. As a result of the partnership, AKG distributors now handle the worldwide distribution for two of the industry’s leading microphone brands. (more…)

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Studer Vista 5 SR Digital Consoles From CLAIR Line Up At FOH And Monitor Positions At NFL Live Kickoff Concert

In an increasingly common instance of Studer Vista 5 SR live sound consoles being deployed by leading sound engineers at Front Of House and monitor position for the same event, Keith Urban’s FOH engineer Steve Law and monitor engineer Jason Spence both manned Studer Vista 5 SR consoles at the recent NFL Live Kickoff concert in New York City’s Columbus Circle as part of CLAIR’s support package for the award-winning country music artist. The event was broadcast nationally on NBC and the NFL Network with onsite broadcast support by Metrovision, whose OB truck featured a specially-configured Studer Vista 5 console with mixing by John Bates, Audio Engineer and support by Mike Christopher, Truck Technician. The concert was hosted by Deion Sanders and featured live performances by Usher and Natasha Bedingfield in addition to Keith Urban, with guest appearances by New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg and NFL greats Lawrence Taylor and Warren Sapp. (more…)

ANDRE’ CHOLMONDELEY ADDS TO MULTI-FACETED GUITAR SOUND WITH EVENTIDE TIMEFACTOR STOMPBOX

“The TimeFactor lets me do things during performances that I wouldn’t be able to do unless I had both hands free, and then some.?
– Andre’ Cholmondeley, guitarist

Andre’ Cholmondeley, best known as a guitarist for Zappa-repertoire band Project/Object, has distinguished himself by his uniquely versatile approach to the instrument. As such, Cholmondeley regards technology as a very crucial extension of his guitar. This attitude led Cholmondeley to the Eventide TimeFactor stompbox, which he has incorporated into his sound for the studio and on the road. As guitar-tech for experimental guitar icon Adrian Belew, and formerly Al DiMeola, Cholmondeley has worked with most of the top delay and effects devices available. (more…)

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