The UK-based custom shop relies on a wide variety of Middle Atlantic solutions for installations in residential and commercial spaces.
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 29 January 2008 – In conversation, Steve Martin is a very direct man. He has to be. You can‘t beat around the bush in the Audio/Video installation industry and expect to be successful.
Martin is the Cofounder and Managing Director of Martin-Kleiser Ltd., a 14-employee custom shop that focuses on specialized sound, lighting, and communication system installs for residences and commercial spaces. Martin runs the company with Cofounder and Commercial Director Tony Kleiser. Projects Director Marcus Jackson-Baker leads the design team. Each year the London-based company completes anywhere between 30 and 40 projects of dramatically varying sizes, ranging from around Ł9,700 to over Ł430,000. (more…)
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 29 January, 2008 — Demonstrating its ability to provide diverse, custom-level audio solutions with readily available off-the-shelf audio components, the Harman Pro Group today showcased a ballroom installation featuring JBL Professional VRX and SRX loudspeakers, Crown XTi and CTs amplifiers and BSS Soundweb processing at the elite Hotel Port Royal in Hamburg.
A unique aspect of the design called for JBL SRX 712M stage monitor wedges to be installed in the floor. Complementing the 712M‘s are eight 718M subwoofers with 18-inch drivers that are versatile and can be configured as part of a large subwoofer array or, as at the Port Royal, in a smaller satellite subwoofer system. The main line array system is comprised of 12 JBL VRX932LA, 12-inch two-way loudspeakers. The VRX Series Constant Curvature Line Arrays are designed and built to the same high standards and uses the same advanced driver technology as the VerTec Line Array Series used the world over in large venue concert arenas. VRX delivers extraordinary power handling, clarity, flexibility and unique JBL sound in an attractive and easy to rig package and proved ideal for the design required at this theme hotel. (more…)
NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, February 1, 2008 — Underscoring the performance, reliability, and pattern control of JBL Professional‘s Precision Directivity (PD) Series loudspeakers, Hercules, CA-based Pro Media/Ultrasound recently utilized these speakers to upgrade the audio system at the HP Pavilion in San Jose. The project included the design and installation of new loudspeaker systems for the Pavilion‘s main bowl and back of house areas, and showcased Pro Media/Ultrasound‘s prowess as both a systems integration and audio rental firm. (more…)
NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, February 1, 2008 — JBL Professional‘s Control 200 Series of medium-format, in-ceiling loudspeakers and accessories are now UL listed under UL1480 and UL2043. The newly listed models include the Control 226C/T, the Control 227C and the Control 227CT. With the addition of UL on the Control 200 Series, all JBL Professional in-ceiling loudspeakers are now UL listed. (more…)
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, January 17, 2008 — Demonstrating its ability to provide powerful, networked loudspeaker technology for the most demanding events, JBL Professional announced that it had supplied over 130 network-connected VP Series powered professional loudspeakers to Creative Technologies in response to a specification from event sound designer Jim Risgin of OSA International, for the General Motors display at the North American International Auto Show Detroit. (more…)
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 29 January, 2008 — In an endorsement of the Harman Pro Group‘s determination to provide category-leading components at each node of the audio signal chain to advance the integration, performance and efficiency of systems design, the company today showcased the Eissportzentrum Klagenfurt ice hockey arena in Klagenfurt, Austria that features JBL Professional loudspeakers, Crown power amplifiers, and BSS Soundweb London for processing. The system was designed and installed by Kain Audio in Austria and includes Harman Pro Group components from Crown, JBL Professional and BSS Audio. (more…)
Stage Research, Inc., the developer of audio, sound design and lighting software, will hold a one-day training session in Houston to introduce sound designers to SFX 6, the new version of the company‘s leading live entertainment sound playback software. The session will take place March 19 in the Hilton Americas hotel.
“Sound designers worldwide have adopted SFX so we‘ve scheduled this training session for the new SFX 6 software the day before we exhibit at the USITT Trade Show for the convenience of convention-goers,” says Carlton Guc who is partnered with Brad Rembielak in Stage Research. (more…)
The Latest in HD Technology and an Innovative and Elegant New Design Mark This Premium Line
Las Vegas, N.V., January 6, 2008 – Samsung Electronics, the market leader in digital television innovation, is set to debut the Series 7 plasma HDTV line-up. The elegant new design born from Samsung‘s expertise in design and R&D brings a never-before-seen “Touch of Color” to consumers‘ living room. Engineered to deliver pictures so crisp and clear, viewers feel they are part of the onscreen action. In addition, access to digital media has been expanded, while navigation has been simplified, making the Series 7 the premium choice for discerning consumers. Samsung‘s plasma lineup will be on display at Booth #11033 during the International Consumer Electronics Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 7 through 10. (more…)
FEARnet and Ford Models Also New Partners; Content Now Includes Full Length Movies, TV Episodes, Music Videos and Trailers
Las Vegas (CES booth 14200), Jan. 6, 2008 – Sony Bravia Internet Video Link users will soon have access to an extensive collection of Internet video content including full episodes from America‘s Most Watched Network as a new agreement was announced today with CBS Interactive. (more…)
Premium Widescreen LCD TVs Boast High Contrast Ratio and Internet Content
Las Vegas, NV, January 7, 2008 — Reinforcing its position as an innovative leader in the LCD TV industry, Sharp is introducing a new series of limited-distribution, Special Edition Full HD 1080p Aquos models that offer ultra-high performance, advanced connectivity, and trend-setting, contemporary style. The Aquos SE94 series, which includes the 65-inch LC-65SE94U, 52-inch LC-52SE94U and 46-inch LC-46SE94U, combines a best-in-class picture quality with a distinguished new Cornerstone design. Equipped with the most advanced version of Sharp‘s true 16:9 1080p (1920 x 1080 resolution) Advanced Super View (ASV) Panel, the new SE94 series features the groundbreaking Aquos Net capability, a service that is able to give customers instant access to customized Web-based content as well as real-time customer support. (more…)