CINCINNATI/PHILADELPHIA, March 29, 2007 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, announced that Greater Media radio station WJJZ-FM in Philadelphia has purchased two Harris HD Radio™ transmitters and FlexStar® equipment for multicasting, which allows radio stations to broadcast supplementary channels (HD-2, HD-3, etc.) alongside their main channel programming. Installation is targeted for completion later this spring. more
Archive for March, 2007
ELKHART, Indiana, USA – March 2007 — Crown International proudly announces that its entire line of DSi Series amplifiers dedicated for use in cinema sound systems is now fully ‘THX(tm) Approved’. The DSi Series joins Crown’s current CTs Series and Macro-Tech 02 Series in being recognized by THX Ltd. as amplifier ranges thoroughly tested and deemed appropriate for use in THX Certified Cinemas. more
Weather Central, Inc. will use a Grass Valley™ Kayak™ high-definition (HD) production switcher from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) to pre-produce video segments and develop its presentation prior to this year‘s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention (April 16-19). The compact yet powerful HD switcher will also serve as the heart of a live theater presentation during the trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 14-19. more
Vista Systems is pleased to announce that Audio Associates of Columbia, Maryland and Anew CT of Centennial, Colorado will represent the company‘s products in the Mid-Atlantic and west coast regions, respectively. The two companies join Sapphire Marketing of Paramus, New Jersey which was brought on to represent Vista Systems‘ products in New York, New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and New England. more
San Francisco, CA, March 29, 2007 – Red Giant Software today announced that Stu Maschwitz, creator of Magic Bullet and Sin City Visual Effects Supervisor, will unveil a new Magic Bullet product at NAB in Las Vegas, NV. To watch Maschwitz‘s presentation, visit Red Giant Software in the South Hall SL3827G and SL3827H (next to Adobe in the Plug-In Pavilion) on either: more
Artist owned-and-operated effects boutique Brickyard VFX announced completion of a new two-spot campaign for Callaway Golf via ad agency Young & Rubicam, Irvine, Calif. Shot and directed by The Cronenweths in Argentina, the effects-heavy :30 ads, “Inspired Design” and “Post Its,” aired nationally on March 3 and March 10, respectively. more
NAB2007 Announcements Include Enhancements to Logos, Newsroom Workflows, Data Control and Integration with ENPS v5
Pixel Power is to bring realtime 3D animation without the need for specialist operators to the USA at NAB2007 with the stateside debut of CG-3D. In addition, the graphics leader is to demonstrate Logovision for HD at SD price, the revolutionary ‘newsroom in a box‘ concept, graphics integration with ENPS v5 and enhanced Clarity Control Toolbox data controls. more
Pixel Power Appoints CEO to Drive US Expansion
Graphics leader looks to build US organisation, increase visibility, grow market share
As part of the goal to strengthen its international operation, broadcast graphics specialist, Pixel Power has appointed Pete Challinger as CEO, with responsibility to build the company‘s US operation. more
LAS VEGAS, NV – Wireworks, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems and custom panels, introduces LumaVue Custom Panels & Plates at NAB 2007, booth # C7617. Ideal for in-studio and remote broadcast applications, the new, first-to-market, custom panel product can be rear illuminated for instant identification. As the perfect solution for use in low light studio and broadcast truck interfaces, LumaVue provides maximum electrical isolation between connectors. LumaVue Custom Panels & Plates can be used for connection panels, switch panels and diagrams of any kind.
Available in a variety of sizes and shapes, including standard gang plates, wall plates and rack panels, LumaVue is suitable for interface panels of any kind. It is available in either 1/8″ or ¼” thickness to fit individual requirements. UV stabilized for outdoor use, Wireworks‘ LumaVue features non-metallic cell cast acrylic, which provides maximum durability. more
LAS VEGAS, NV- Neutrik, designers and manufacturers of the XX series XLR cable connector, continues to offer innovations in state-of-the-art audio connectivity with its EMC-XLR Cable Connector, to be showcased at NAB 2007, booth # N8526. Neutrik has created EMC-XLR for EMI protection.
“The EMC-XLR is the answer for a noise-safe audio signal connection,” said James Cowan, president of Neutrik USA. “The connections contribute to an impressive decrease of audio noise caused by RF interference.” more