ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, February 4, 2009 â€” Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio, intercom, control, and monitoring, announces that New Level Radio has standardized on Barix Exstreamer IP audio decoders to deliver custom, branded â€śretail radioâ€? stations to retailers, restaurants and other consumer-oriented businesses across Hawaii and Colorado. The complete solution provides a point-to-multipoint radio broadcast service over reliable IP connections, minimizing implementation costs and system complexity for both New Level Radio and its clients. (more…)
New Mics Provide More Options For Recording Applications
NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 â€“ Shure SM microphones have proven their worth through decades of rigorous use and abuse on stage and in the studio. Now Shure is expanding the line to give performers and engineers more tools to choose from with the introduction of the SM27 and SM137.
The SM27 is a rugged and versatile large-diaphragm, side-address cardioid condenser microphone designed (more…)
February 4, 2009 â€“ Boonton, NJ
The PM0.4W Powered Studio Monitor is Fostexâ€™s latest offering in the speaker arena. They have new ‘high-gloss’ white front baffles for a striking look. Capitalizing on Fostex’s supreme knowledge of acoustics and speaker engineering, and now offering a brighter, tighter sound, these studio monitors are designed inside out to provide the best monitoring experience, with minimal resonance, sparkling highs and rich, deep lows. (more…)
January 23, 2009 â€“ Boonton, NJ
Another first from FOSTEX! The LR16, a full-blown live mixer with integrated 16-track multi-track HD recorder, is ready for shipment in February of 2009.
â€śand many other environments we may not even be aware of yetâ€?, notes Ed Alstrom, National Sales Manager.
The LR16 has two components: the 16-channel digital mixer, with analog-style operation and recorder transport controls; and the connector box, which includes the recorder and I/O panel. They are connected by only an off-the-shelf CAT5 cable, and can be separated up to 164 feet, allowing for enormous flexibility in a variety of environments. (more…)
New Crestron TPS-17G-QM Expands Powerful Line of HD Touchpanels
ROCKLEIGH, NJ, February 3, 2009 â€” Crestron announces the release of its new 17â€? IsysÂ® TPS-17G-QM, expanding its line of powerful HD touchpanels. Crestron Isys G-Series touchpanels deliver a higher level of performance with dual-window video, RGB, and HDTV displays that meet the demands of today’s sophisticated control applications. Joining the TPS-12G and TPS-15G, the Isys TPS-17G-QM features a spectacular 17″ WXGA widescreen display offering an extra wide viewing angle with exceptional brightness and contrast for stunning control graphics, high-resolution images, and full-motion HD video. (more…)
Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the MGP 464 HD-SDI. As the newest model within Extron’s popular family of Four Window Multi-Graphics processors, the MGP 464 HD-SDI offers two HD-SDI inputs and two DVI inputs, along with analog RGBHV input capability. The availability of HD-SDI inputs allows for easy integration of professional video equipment, visualization processors, and medical imaging devices equipped with HD-SDI high definition digital video outputs. The MGP 464 is ideal for use in command and control, network operations centers, videoconferencing, medical facilities, courtrooms, boardrooms, and other sophisticated A/V environments where critical, high quality multi-window displays are required. (more…)
Draper, Inc. has named Per Ericson as the companyâ€™s Export Manager.
Ericson will be responsible for overseeing Draperâ€™s international sales force and company dealings with Draper dealers and distributors in more than 100 countries.
â€śDraper is already recognized as a global leader in projection screens and related products,â€? according to Ericson, â€śand I hope to use my experience to help the company continue to expand market share around the world. It is also my goal for the export department to grow to the point where we are one of the most important departments for Draper, Inc. in terms of revenue and product development.â€? (more…)
NSCA Research Offers Tips to Find, Keep Quality Employees
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, February 3, 2009 â€” NSCAâ€™s latest Market Intelligence Briefingâ„˘ (MIB) report, Recruit and Retain Quality Staff: Organizational Issues and Structure, highlights how employee training, staff involvement in organizational strategic planning, and participation in staff reviews can enhance your companyâ€™s employee recruitment and retention efforts. (more…)
New General Manager, Director of Field Sales, and National Account Manager
NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 â€” Shure Incorporated announced today that Mark Humrichouser has been promoted to General Manager of its U.S. Business Unit. In this role, he will have day-to-day responsibility for the management of the sales, marketing, customer service, and applications engineering functions for the U.S.
â€śMark has done an outstanding job of directing our U.S. sales team for the past three years,â€? said Al Hershner, Vice President of Shureâ€™s Asia and U.S. Business Units. â€śIâ€™m confident that he will continue to apply his talent and experience to the broader role of coordinating all of our U.S. business unit departments in his new leadership role.â€? (more…)
Complete, turnkey line array system offers high performance, ease of deployment, and affordability
COSTA MESA, CA, January 15, 2009â€”QSC has introduced its new ILA (Installation Line Array) v2 System. Representing the second generation design of the lightweight, compact line array, ILA v2 comes to end-users as a turnkey package including dedicated full-range and subwoofer loudspeaker components, processing, amplification, and suspension accessories. Ideally suited for nightclubs, ballrooms, performing arts facilities, houses of worship, or any other venue seeking premium sound and professional quality, ILA v2 is as accessible as it is affordable, asking little in terms of setup and deployment. (more…)