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Press Releases For : August 15, 2008

Billy Joel’s Historic ‘Last Play At Shea’ Concert Relies On Studer Vista 5SR Console For Front Of House And Monitor Mix

Clair Showco Delivers Great Sound For Billy Joel Featuring Surprise Guests Sir Paul McCartney, Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Steven Tyler and Roger Daltrey

Billy Joel is truly an entertainer as his ‘Last Play At Shea’ marked the end of an era of historic concerts at Shea Stadium on Friday, July 18th. With a star-studded lineup of musicians making guest appearances throughout the evening including Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Steven Tyler and Roger Daltrey, Billy Joel performed the last concert at the stadium. With the help of former Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney (who played with The Beatles the first concert at the stadium on August 15, 1965), Billy Joel closed the show by accompanying McCartney on piano with a surprise version of ‘Let It Be.’ (more…)

Speco Technologies Introduces Auto Networking IP Cameras

Amityville, August 2008 – Speco Technologies new easy to use Intelligent Protocol (InPro) IP Camera Series automatically configures the router, receives an IP address and appears on the Internet within seconds! Connect to your camera from anywhere using a unique camera ID number and password. This unique series of (more…)

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Liberty Wire & Cable Names John Dace New General Manager

Promoted from Position as Vice President of Sales for Liberty
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, Aug. 15, 2008— Liberty Wire & Cable, worldwide supplier of a broad range of wire and cable products for the audio/video trade, has announced the appointment of John D. Dace as General Manager. Mr. Dace was serving as Vice President of Sales prior to his promotion.

Mr. Dace joined Liberty 18 months ago. Prior to Liberty, he served as Director of Commercial Sales for Chief Manufacturing, where he was responsible for three sales divisions. Before Chief, Mr. Dace served as National Sales Manager at 3M Company, a $19 billion Fortune 100 company, and earlier as Regional Sales Manager at Nalco Chemical, a $2.9 billion Fortune 1000 company. (more…)

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Tributaries® Bows Advanced HDMI Extender Solution

Orlando, Florida—August 2008—Tributaries® Cable, established as the value leader in high-end cables and installation accessories, introduces its most advanced HDMI extender solution to date, allowing an HDMI source—such as a DVD/Blu-ray disc player or output from an A/V receiver, processor, or whole-house system—to be placed as much as 130 feet (40 meters) away from its signal’s destination. The new, award-winning Tributaries® Model HX101 is fully HDMI v1.3 compatible and HDCP compliant, and so supports the range of HDMI v1.3 features, including 1440p resolution, Deep Color 10/12/16-bit signal-formatting, xvYCC Color Space, and Dolby TrueHD® and DTS-HD Master® lossless multichannel digital audio systems—as well as refresh rates up to 120Hz, to accommodate the latest TV and projector designs. (more…)

Salamander Designs Adopts Green Operations Initiative for A/V Cabinets and In-House Activities

Eco-Friendly Agenda Reduces Energy Use, Increases Efficiency, Demonstrates the Benefits of Innovative, Environmentally Savvy Practices

CEDIA EXPO, DENVER, Sept. 4, 2008 — Salamander Designs, Ltd., a leading designer and manufacturer of modern furniture, seating and mounting products for Home Theater and A/V entertainment systems, has announced it has adopted a Green Operations initiative that values environmentally responsible practices in manufacturing its popular A/V cabinets and seating products, and in the way it operates its facility. The voluntary initiative also moves Salamander Designs into the front ranks of responsible corporate citizens. (more…)

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Press Releases For : August 14, 2008

CLEAR-COM HIRES BOB ROMERO AS NEW GLOBAL CUSTOMER OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA/CAMBRIDGE, UK—Clear-Com® Communication Systems (IBC, Stand 9.C40a), a brand of The Vitec Group and a leading provider of intercom systems worldwide, is pleased to welcome Bob Romero as its new Global Customer Operations Director. Romero will lead and manage the company’s worldwide service and support teams, including the application engineering, technical support and service and repair teams, based in the US and UK. He is also responsible for developing a clear strategy to better service Clear-Com customers and improve customer satisfaction at all touch points of the experience continuum. (more…)

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DIGIDESIGNTV SOUNDS OFF WITH AURALEX ACOUSTICS

Digidesign - 1INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Digidesign, a worldwide leading manufacturer of digital audio production systems, acoustically renovated its video production room, which has become the permanent set for DigiTV, with Auralex Acoustics’ state-of-the-art treatments. DigiTV is an online video program created to educate consumers about the company’s product features and the latest product news, user profiles, tips and tricks, and more.

The goals of the renovation were to deaden the overall space to provide for usable sound recording when shooting video. Digidesign also needed to create a usable mixing station. Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, provided a complete acoustical analysis to help the company achieve this. (more…)

HOLOPHONE DONATES H3-D MICROPHONE TO RECORDING WORKSHOP

CHILLICOTHE, OH, AUGUST 14, 2008 — Students at the Recording Workshop were surprised by fellow alum and Holophone Founder and President, Michael Godfrey, when he donated one of Holophone’s® H3-D Surround Microphones to the school. Helping prepare the audio professionals of tomorrow, the H3-D will allow students to gain a competitive edge that is essential for succeeding in an aggressive field where surround recording is becoming prevalent. (more…)

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ReQuest Announces NetSync for iTunes for Mac OSX 10.5 Leopard

Ballston Spa, NY—August 14, 2008—ReQuest, the leader in digital media servers for residential and commercial custom installations, has released NetSync for iTunes Macintosh version 1.01, a program that until now had been available only for Windows operating systems. NetSync for iTunes Macintosh, designed to work with all ReQuest servers installed with Serious Play software (version 4.6.2 or later), will seamlessly sync with iTunes and multiple iPods, and iPhones. (more…)

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SMALL-TOWN GIRL MAKES GOOD

Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert is Stuck on Shure
NILES, IL, August 14, 2008 — Charting a career launched by a third place finish on Nashville Star in 2003, Miranda Lambert has since recorded the platinum-selling album Kerosene, toured with George Strait, Keith Urban, and Toby Keith, and helped rationalize irrational courtship behavior with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, her second album including the hit “Famous in a Small Town.? With two GRAMMY® nominations and a string of ACM Awards under her belt, including Album of the Year in 2008, she still calls Lindale, Texas, her home as well as her ranch in Oklahoma. (more…)

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