ANAHEIM, CA, JUNE 13, 2007 – Wireworks, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems and custom panels, highlights its WireLUX Premium Audio Cables at InfoComm 2007, booth #9421. With five variations, including MusiLUX, InstaLUX, StudiLUX, UltraLUX and SpeakerLUX, the line offers exceptional flexibility, while its ultra flexible PVC (UFPVC) outer jacket provides maximum durability and no cable memory. more
Archive for June, 2007
HANABI HVS-3800HS Chosen for its Power, Compact Design and Reliability
STUDIO CITY, CA, June 12, 2007 – Cahuenga Rue Productions, the concert production company handling famed rocker Rod Stewart‘s 2007 World Tour, has selected the HVS-3800HS from the FOR-A line of SD/HD Hanabi switchers. The HVS-3800HS is being used during the show for image magnification onto four Barco projection screens and to record the show for archive purposes. The HVS-3800HS supports standard definition and high definition formats, including variations of 1080i and 720P. more
The Hartwall Arena, Finland’s largest ice hockey arena, was chosen to host the biggest live TV-show in Europe – the Eurovision Song Contest 2007. A record number of 42 countries participated in Helsinki. Lighting and screen designer Mikki Kunttu presented to the estimated 100 million viewers on TV a visual voyage into mythology as well as rock and pop culture: “My goal was to create an exciting, powerful and organic show architecture based on LED screens and moving lights. As the physical set was based on ideas originating from Finnish mythology, it actually was general enough to give me a lot of freedom to create my own ‘show mythology‘, if you like, outside of that,” said Kunttu. To control about 430 moving lights, consisting mostly of Robe moving lights and a few VL3500Q spots, and nearly 400 square meters of LEDs 10 x grandMA full-size, 2 x grandMA light and 20 x MA NSPs, including backups, were used. “The grandMA system worked like a clock,” commented Kunttu. more
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) has taken delivery of Look Solutions‘ Unique2 Hazer from dealer Barbizon Light of the Rockies. The haze machine requires minimal warm up time and operates with minimal noise. It produces a variable output from the finest mist to a thick haze, so it is able to fill small and big rooms or halls with a constant haze, creating the right atmosphere and supporting lighting effects. more
Newly launched service gives instant search access to over 60 years of CBS News content
BBC Motion Gallery, the footage-licensing arm of BBC Worldwide, announced the debut of the CBS News Online Database, an online text-based service allowing searches of over 60 years of CBS News archives. more
XL Video supplied production video and LED surfaces to all 3 stages at BBC Radio One‘s 2-day One Big Weekend event in Preston – which was co-produced by SJM – and kick-started the 2007 Festival season in spectacular style. The line up included Stereophonics, Scissor Sisters and the Kaiser Chiefs.
Project Managed by XL‘s Des Fallon, the UK‘s busiest live music video company deployed 20 crew to site on the Thursday to be ready for Saturday morning. The video site build was co-ordinated by crew chief Carl Martin, and the XL team worked closely with lighting suppliers Lite Alternative. more
Crimp-XLR Series Offers a Solderless Construction for Faster Assembly
ANAHEIM, CA, JUNE 12, 2007 – Neutrik, designer and manufacturer of the industry leading XX series XLR cable connector, introduces the industry‘s first Crimp-XLR cable connector and chassis receptacle products at InfoComm 2007 in Anaheim, booth # 8033.
As the crimp termination version of its XX and DLX series, the new Crimp-XLR is an ideal solution for volume cable assemblies and solderless RoHS applications. It is available in several models for greater versatility and faster assembly. The 3 pole FXX (NC3FXX-A-D) and MXX (NC3MXX-A-D) cable connectors are terminated on semi-automated machines and include boot assembly and cable testing, while the 3 pole FXX and MXX connectors (NC3FXX-HA/NC3MXX-HA) and the 3 pole NC3FD-LX-HA and NC3MD-LX-HA chassis connectors are terminated with hand crimp tools. more
South Norwalk, CT–Palace Digital Studios handled the final audio mix and sweetening, legalizing and color correction for the four-part series “Quintessential,” airing on The Learning Channel. A preview of the first episode aired May 21. The entire series is scheduled for broadcast late in 2007, airing over four consecutive weeks.
Palace‘s Audio Engineer Chris Nelson did the audio mixing and sweetening and Online Editor David Russell did the legalizing and color correction. more
Burbank, CA, June 12, 2007 – Archion‘s highly successful new Synergy HD™ storage solution continues its successful and on-going prominence via a number of new sales deals. The joint announcement was made by Mark Bianchi, CEO and Reuben Lima, COO, Archion. more
Nashville, TN, June 12, 2007 — 615 Music, one of America‘s preeminent Production Music companies and providers of original/custom, library and production music for television networks and programs, feature films, radio, commercials, on-air promos, interactive applications and multi-media clients, has announced a number of new CD releases from international libraries. 615 Music President and CEO Randy Wachtler made the announcement. more