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Press Releases For : September 24, 2008

B.B. King Museum Opens With Fanfare, Star Power & Peavey

B.B. King performs at the opening of his namesake museumINDIANOLA, Miss.—The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center opened September 13 with a three-day celebration and an historic concert that paired the blues legend with several of the marquee artists he has inspired.

Tracing King’s journey from the fields of the Mississippi Delta to Beale Street and beyond, the museum displays a trove of memorabilia to illustrate the artist’s life and inspiration. Among the guitars and artifacts are 1950s-era 78-rpm recordings from the personal collection of Peavey Electronics Founder and CEO Hartley Peavey, a lifelong blues aficionado. Even the $15 million facility itself is part of the collection, built onto the cotton gin where King worked as a young man. (more…)

Adder Extension Technology Used in ATLAS Experiment Control Room of the Large Hadron Collider

NEWBURYPORT, MA – September 24, 2008 – Adder, a leading developer of KVM switches, extenders and KVM over IP solutions, today announced the use of their extension technology in the control room of the ATLAS experiment of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The LHC is a gigantic scientific instrument near Geneva, where it spans the border between Switzerland and France about 100 meters underground. It is a particle accelerator used by physicists to study the smallest known particles – the fundamental building blocks of all things. The ATLAS detector is one of the four main detectors on the LHC. (more…)

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Deadbeats Beware! Whatever You Did Is Going Public

MORGANVILLE, NJ – September 23, 2008 – URADEADBEAT.com, the List community website that outs people and businesses who have screwed you over, is live and taking complaints.

Uradeadbeat.com is a complaint and resolution website that covers all grievances, for all people. When complaints are posted, Uradeadbeat.com generates an email to the accused and/or sends an 8.5×5.5 inch color postcard in the U.S. mail (providing an email and mailing address are supplied), notifying the accused that they have been added to the Deadbeat List. Cost to post a complaint is $9.99. Uradeadbeat.com is allowing free posts with postcard mailings for the month of September. (more…)

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Connectiva Systems Secures $17M in Financing

New York, NY – September 23, 2008 – Connectiva Systems Inc., a leading provider of revenue and risk management solutions for the telecommunications industry, today announced the completion of a $17 million round of investment led by NEA – IndoUS Ventures, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and SAP Ventures, a division of SAP AG. Returning investor Ovation Capital also participated in the round.

“Revenue and Risk Management is a growing need of communication service providers worldwide,” said Avi Basu, CEO of Connectiva Systems. “Telecom companies lose billions of dollars annually due to revenue leakage and other risk factors, and Connectiva plays a central role in helping recover this revenue. Our ability to dramatically boost our customers’ financial performance helped us to secure financing from some of the smartest investors globally. We are delighted to welcome these new institutional investors, as they each bring unique advantages that will help us extend our global leadership and reach.” (more…)

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Sonance Visual Performance® Series Wins Manufacturers’ Excellence Award for Best New Product

San Clemente, CA—September 24, 2008—Sonance, the company that introduced the first in-wall loudspeaker to the consumer electronics industry has announced that the Sonance Visual Performance Series in-wall loudspeakers has received the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) 2008 Manufacturers’ Excellence Award for Best New Product. (more…)

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Analog Stereo Audio Distribution Amplifier Available from TV One

1t-da-124-iso.jpgERLANGER, KY, September 24, 2008— TVOne-task’s 1T-DA-124 is actually two separate analog audio distribution amplifiers in one case. It consists of a 1×4 Analog Stereo Distribution amplifier via 3.5mm Mini-Stereo connectors and a 1×4 S/PDIF Distribution Amplifier via RCA coaxial connectors. Inputs between the two amplifiers do not cross over and there is no Analog-Digital conversion between the two. The unit is now shipping and has a suggested retail price of $135. (more…)

TELEVISION JOURNALISTS ON THE MOVE GET A FIRM GRIP WITH SOLID STATE LOGIC “GRAVITY?

On-the-Fly Recording and Transmission Capabilities Mean Television Journalists are Never at a Loss for Pictures When Being First-to-Air is Very Important

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS—Solid State Logic (SSL), world leading media technology innovator, demonstrated how professional journalists who are on the go can benefit from the new Gravity Mobile Record application for SSL’s Gravity news production system. (more…)

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SOLID STATE LOGIC RELEASES STUDIO RECORDER AT IBC

Record, Pause, Rewind, Re-Record Into a Single File Ready for Air

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS—At IBC, world-leading media technology innovator Solid State Logic (SSL), demonstrated its new Studio Recorder application, a new standalone application within SSL’s MediaWAN family of products. (more…)

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Hadley, MA- Just west of downtown Fort Worth is Weatherford, Texas, home to the Christ The King Covenant Church. The congregation has thrived for twenty years, occupying several buildings over that time. In March of 2008, they completed construction of their new, permanent home on Tin Top Road. The church has an average attendance of about 250 people every Sunday, but it is designed to be large enough for twice that number. (more…)

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SSL GRAVITY EMPLOYS SPEECH-TO-TEXT METADATA GENERATION

Speech-to-Text System Provides Comprehensive and Fully Searchable Metadata Allowing for Faster Media Production

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS—At IBC, world-leading media technology innovator Solid State Logic (SSL) demonstrated how its Gravity media production management system can now automatically populate ingested media with detailed, fully searchable data generated from audio content via a new Speech-to-Text system. (more…)

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