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Press Releases For : August 19, 2008

NBC Connects Overseas at the Olympics with RTS

For the 2008 Olympics, NBC is using RTS RVON VoIP technology combined with RTS Intelligent Trunking to create a global communications network with an unprecedented level of connectivity.
Beijing, China Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Bob Streeter, a communications veteran at NBC, about the intercom network they are using at the Olympic Games this year. Increased use of Trunking and RVON VoIP with an emphasis on remote manageability allows NBC to streamline overseas communication for a smoother production process.
In addition to providing the intercom equipment, RTS has dedicated systems engineers deployed in Beijing during the Games. (more…)

The Polyphonic Spree

Polyphonic Spree
LARGER THAN LIFE?
The Polyphonic Spree Listens in With Shure

NILES, IL, August 19, 2008 — By its own definition, The Polyphonic Spree is a “choral symphonic rock group.” Founded by Tim DeLaughter and generally including anywhere from 13 to 27 members during live performances, the group is often comprised of a ten-person choir, a pair of keyboardists, percussionist, drummer, bassist, guitarist, flautist, trumpeter, trombonist, violinist/violist, harpist, French horn player, pedal steel guitarist, someone on theramin, and an electronic effects person. (more…)

MID-WAY BAPTIST CHURCH SELECTS D.A.S. AUDIO FOR NEW SOUND SYSTEM

midway_lo.JPGRaleigh, NC – August 2008… As a well established church with a blend of progressive and traditional programs, Mid-Way Baptist Church recently completed a significant facility upgrade that included the installation of a new and considerably more versatile sound reinforcement system. Music plays a vital role in the church’s worship services, so to accommodate a choir of roughly 70 voices, a praise and worship band with six to eight vocalists plus electronic drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, and horns, church management sought to install a sound system with concert level performance attributes. They found what they were searching for with a series of loudspeaker enclosures from D.A.S. Audio’s Variant product line. (more…)

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IN A CLASS OF THEIR OWN

Atlas Sound CD1Atlas Sound introduces new constant directivity re-entrant horns

PHOENIX, AZ, July 28, 2008—Atlas Sound introduces a new line of constant directivity re-entrant horns consisting of three new models in 90° x 40°, 60° x 40°, and 40° x 20° configurations. Offering greatly improved uniform sound coverage over conical designs, as well as predictable and tight pattern control; the horns, when ready for shipping later this year, will bear model numbers CD64, CD94, and CD42. (more…)

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SOUND SECURITY

Atlas Sound M2000-SM Atlas Sound now shipping two new sound masking products

PHOENIX. AZ, July 28, 2008 -Two new sound masking products are now available from Atlas Sound. Designed expressly for security masking applications with requirements exceeding the capabilities of traditional components, the M2000-SM Surface Mount Masking Transducer are now offered along with the M2000-LP Low Profile Masking Speaker. (more…)

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Capitol Sales Company Accelerates Growth

img_4751.jpgJeff Kussard has been retained by Capitol Sales Company to help accelerate growth and drive new distribution business in the emerging technology space. As a Strategic Development Executive, Kussard joins the leadership team and will focus on enhancing the business development framework for all aspects of Capitol Sales.

“We’re thrilled that Jeff has agreed to partner with us and help move Capitol Sales to even higher levels of performance and success,? said Curt Hayes, Capitol Sales Company’s President and Chief Financial Officer. “Jeff’s expertise and 30 years of experience in our industry will add tremendous value to our planning efforts. Not only is he well known, but he is well respected. We’re honored that he’s coming on board, and have high expectations for results.? (more…)

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Capitol Sales Company Expands Technical Sales and Design Team

ralph-abrahamson-suit.jpgRalph Abrahamson has joined the technical sales and design team at Capitol Sales Company, further enhancing Capitol’s industry role as a distributor of emerging technologies. Abrahamson will lead new business development for certified digital telephone system dealers, targeting both commercial and residential installers.

Capitol Sales Company ensures its commitment to providing the highest level of technical support and service in the industry by hiring sales representatives with expertise in the industry. “With 26 years of sales experience at Panasonic, a global leader in consumer electronics, Ralph has a wealth of experience,? said Curt Hayes, Capitol Sales Company’s President and Chief Financial Officer. “With incredible system design and customer service skills, he’s a great addition to our team and well positioned to immediately begin supporting our customers’ business needs.? (more…)

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Wohler Extends Professional HD Monitoring Line With New 26-Inch Widescreen TFT Display

HAYWARD, Calif. — Aug. 19, 2008 — PANORAMAdtv, the video products division of Wohler Technologies Inc., today announced the release of the HDMon-260, a production-grade 26-inch widescreen TFT display that enables convenient HD monitoring in field and studio applications. Equipped with a feature set essential to professional broadcasting, this latest addition to Wohler’s HDMon line of HD color video displays accepts video signals up to 1920×1080/60P. (more…)

New Professionals Plus Realty Office Features StrandVision Digital Signage

TIFTON, Ga. – Aug. 19, 2008 – The new Professionals Plus Realty Inc. office features a digital sign with a 48? flat screen display to welcome and inform visitors to the office. The digital signage system from StrandVision LLC of Eau Claire, Wis. highlights the realtor’s residential and commercial listings and replaces the listings on cluttered cork “picture boards? that are typical in many real estate offices.

Alice Johnson, Professionals Plus Realty advertising manager, explained, “We wanted a new way to present our listings that is innovative and effective, and that reflects our agents’ professionalism. The digital sign advertises all of our listings in a professional way that looks good and catches the eye.? (more…)

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MONITOR ENGINEER ‘AL-Tee’ FINDS YAMAHA PM5D ‘KOOL’

al-tee-williams-monitor-engineer-pm5d-kool-the-ganglow-res.jpgBUENA PARK, Calif.─ Kool & The Gang’s story starts in the Jersey City, N.J. projects. They were teenagers, studying Miles Davis albums and James Brown singles while jamming in basements. In 1969 they made their first record. Still teenagers, and full of confidence, they named that first record after themselves. Their confidence and creativity produced a string of loose-but-tight, ‘fun’ records, culminating in the Pop Chart smash Jungle Boogie. Kool & The Gang didn’t need a singer then, their horns were the lead voice and the fans chanted along. Their songs were featured in films like Rocky and Saturday Night Fever. (more…)

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