Miramar, FLâ€”October 8, 2008â€”SIM2, the Italian manufacturer whose striking, high-performance, high-definition projectors are known worldwide for their pristine video images and elegant cabinet designs, is thrilled to announce the visit to its factory of 5-time Academy Award-winning film director, writer and producer Francis Ford Coppola. (more…)
CINCINNATI, October 7, 2008 â€” Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, announces that its InfoCasterâ„˘ digital signage systems are driving broadcast-quality graphics and live video/audio content to more than 150 screens throughout World Market Center Las Vegas. World Market Center Las Vegas is a dynamic new showcase for the home and hospitality contract furnishings industry in the heart of Las Vegas, one of the fastest-growing home furnishings markets in the country. World Market Center went live with Harris digital signage in July to coincide with the Summer 2008 Las Vegas Market, held July 28 â€“ August 1, 2008. (more…)
Electrosonic has named Leonardo Freitas to the new position of associate vice president of product distribution. He will be based in Burbank and report directly to Electrosonic president Jim Bowie.
Freitas was formerly regional director for Latin America at Tandberg. This move is part of Electrosonic’s new effort to fully commercialize its technology and market it to as wide an audience as possible. (more…)
Sound Practice (soundpractice.biz) presents training seminars for commercial sound technicians and installers. Our presenters travel, so students donâ€™t have to.
Each seminar is a self-contained, 3-hour session focused on a single aspect of commercial sound. Presentations include 70-volt systems (available now), interconnects (soon), speakers and speaker placement, designing for intelligibility, and others (2009). (more…)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: The well-attended, successful, inaugural Audio Underground Roadshow (AUR), held at The Hangar Studio in Sacramento, California on September 6, 2008 proved that given the right mix of audio inventors/manufacturers, top-name audio pros and showcasing quality gear, really does attract end-users. Attendance at the first show was well over one hundred qualified local audio professionals, which far exceeded expectations. (more…)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: TransAudio Group, the U.S. distributor for SoundField is showcasing their new SPS200 software controlled microphone at the 125th AES Convention is San Francisco. Perfect for both the broadcast and audio recording markets, the SoundField SPS200 is the most affordable mic in the line with a USD list price of $2,995.00. Production models of the microphone, resulting from a three-year R&D program, are shipping now. SoundField staff will be at the company’s booth at AES 2008 in San Francisco (Booth #1416) to show the product to attendees and answer any questions they may have. (more…)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: TransAudio Group, the U.S. distributor for Geoffrey Daking and Company, Inc., announces the introduction of the high performance Daking Mic-Pre One single-channel microphone/instrument. Sharing the gain structure and Class A, fully discrete transistor circuitry design of the popular Daking Mic Pre IV, the Mic Pre One additionally features a unique variable high-pass filter and ships in a freestanding ‘DI-style’ steel enclosure, ensuring both strength and noise immunity. (more…)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: In response to pleas for durable, professional-grade mic/line inputs with multiple outputs for live sound, location recording, and broadcast, Drawmer has engineered the all new Kickbox 4×4 portable active splitter that will be showcased at the 125th AES Convention in San Francisco. Housed inside a rugged, road-ready carrying case, the Kickbox 4×4 accepts up to four XLR mic/line inputs and delivers them with uncompromised fidelity to up to 16 XLR line-level outputs. As with all of Drawmer’s industry-leading products, TransAudio Group will import and distribute the Kickbox 4×4 in the USA. (more…)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Tonelux Designs Limited, distributed by TransAudio Group, introduced their first product in an all new line of rack-mounted gear at the 125th AES Convention, in San Francisco, The single-rack space EQUALUX EQ is the equivalent of the highly sought after Tonelux EQ4P which fits into the Tonelux V-8 Roadster and Tonelux V-Rack. (more…)
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WASHINGTON: Symetrix, Inc., a leading provider of signal processing technology for the installed sound, broadcast, and recording markets through its Symetrix, SymNet, AirTools, and Lucid lines, began shipping the Automix Matrix 780 September 30th. The Automix Matrix 780 provides twelve-channels of auto mixing with eight sub-mixes and comprehensive DSP, innovatively controlled by one of the easiest to use, user interfaces in the industry. The Automix Matrix 780 was designed for applications in courtrooms, government chambers, corporate boardrooms and houses of worship. (more…)