Inner Ear Solutions iTinnitus Solutions 1.1

itinitusUsing validated sound-therapy techniques applied to dynamic tinnitus tracking, iTinnitus Solutions can improve the degree of perceived tinnitus. It helps users pinpoint the frequencies of their tinnitus. Once done, the frequencies can be tracked on a graph and emailed to a specialist or insurance company. The program also uses that dynamic information to guide users on how to mask and even inhibit the irritating noise they experience so they can find periods of quiet relief.

As a tinnitus sufferer himself, Dr. Robin LeBlanc created iTinnitus Solutions to help the many people who seek help for the affliction. The doctor has put the sound-therapy package into a private application that users can take advantage of anytime from their iPhone or iPod touch. Of course, the application is not recommended as a substitute for a physical exam to rule out medical causes of tinnitus, nor should it be considered a proper hearing exam. Read the rest of this entry »

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McDSP Retro Recorder

retro_recorderRetro Recorder has been updated with new features including stereo recording capability and a high-quality (44.1kHz) recording mode. The updates are free to existing Retro Recorder customers, and new customers may purchase it for $0.99.

Retro Recorder features distortion-free audio zoom-in capability, geared for meetings, dictations, interviews, voice memos, and music recording. The patent-pending Audio Level eXtension (ALX) technology improves recording quality beyond what can be had with handheld recorders. Recorded files can be exported individually or in batches. Exported files can then be downloaded to a PC or Mac using a Wi-Fi network.

The app supports iPhone and second-generation iPod touch. An external mic is required on a second-generation iPod Touch.

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Session: Campus-wide IP Video Delivery

Next week, industry colleagues will present “Campus-wide IP Video Delivery” at the at the Association of Higher Education Campus Television Administrators  (AHECTA) Annual Conference in Minneapolis. Presenters include Scott Katzenoff, Haivision Network Video’s vice president of U.S. commercial sales; Rick Brown, network systems engineer at North Carolina State University; Jonathan Graves, business and technology application technician at University of North Carolina Wilmington; and Bruce Myers, business and technology analyst at University of North Carolina Wilmington. Scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on June 17, the hour-long session will examine strategies for distributing HD across campuses cost-effectively with IP video delivery technology. Read more at The Briefing Room

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SSL DV Gravity Web Mobile

ssl-dv-gravity-web-mobile-browser_infocomm-2010This week at InfoComm, booth N2919, Solid State Logic’s SSL DV division is showing its new Gravity Web Mobile app that provides smartphone users with access to the entire Gravity archive and production management solution. It allows users to search, browse, play, and bookmark clips remotely, as well as import clips from the phone to the Gravity system. Read the full release in The Briefing Room.

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BidMagic Project Calendar Connects with Smartphone Calendars

BidMagicCalendarGroupiphoneBidMagic is showing its updated Schedule and Dispatch Center at InfoComm this week. The Project Calendar integrates with smartphones via Outlook Exchange to allow project managers, installation crews, and service techs to access crucial timeline information in the field. Check it out at booth C4126 if you’re at the show.

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We’re Blogging at InfoComm

SVC blogs live at InfoComm 2010

Not attending InfoComm this year? Or maybe you are and want an extra dollop of tradeshow news? Be sure to check out our BlogLive at InfoComm. We’ll be posting news from the show as well as giving you our take on happenings. You can also check out the latest product news announcements from the show at The Briefing Room.

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Alcorn McBride UDP Remote

alcorn_udpremoteAlcorn McBride has a new iPhone/iPad app, UDP Remote, that allows users to create on-screen buttons to start sequences, turn on/off an output, or set a variable with the company’s V16 Pro and V4 Pro show controllers. Show operators can also use the UDP Remote as an operator control console to interact with the audience without having to sit behind a desk. Read the full release in The Briefing Room.

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Road to InfoComm Newsletters

Miss our Road to InfoComm enewsletters in your inbox? You can still catch up and get all the InfoComm preshow goodness by clicking on the links below:

May 19: EdTech Summit at InfoComm

May 25: Digital Signage and 3D Education Tracks

June 2: The Green Issue

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A Rapper Among Us

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Meet Phillip Cordell, alter ego: HiPhi. By day, he’s an AV integrator at Multimedia Masters in Nashville, Tenn. By night, he’s a techno rapping phenom with his own record label, HiPhidelity, and a video producer in conjunction with the production company I Love Betty.

Rapping for almost 12 years (it’s in his blood, he tells me), Cordell is best known within the industry for his rap “A/V Professional,� which is approaching 9,000 views on YouTube. Standing in a warehouse full of Crestron, Extron, and Pesa boxes, he raps his day job and the wonders and frustrations of wielding the BNC crimper, waiting “a whole week� for the PC to boot, and catching up on his CTS.

“Signal ran through it/The man he can do it/Trying to hide wires as I grab the Panduit/If and only if and I cannot fish the wall/I’m sorry, I was on a ladder when I missed your call.�
In addition to listening in on our interview, you can visit www.hiphidelity.com. To see his videos, visit his YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/hiphidelity or www.youtube.com/user/ilovebetty.

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AV Sustainability Taskforce

greenleaf_50At InfoComm 2010, a sustainability rating system for AV and electronic systems will be announced. It is the product of work done by the Green AV Task Force and the current AV Sustainability Task Force.

In 2009, the InfoComm board of directors authorized the creation of a Green AV Task Force. The mission of the group was to create a body of green AV knowledge and associated best practices. While a lot of good work was performed, the group was unable to meet its mandate because there was/is no generally accepted definition of what a green AV system is, and there is no clear way to measure or compare a green AV installation against a standard nongreen AV system.

As a result, the InfoComm board of directors has decided to de-emphasize the association’s pursuit of LEED innovation points for green AV and instead create its own AV sustainability rating system.

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