Archive for November 13th, 2008


nescom_1608.JPGBANGOR, MAINE – NOVEMBER 2008: The New England School of Communications (NESCOM) awards Associate and Bachelor Degrees to one hundred undergraduates a year in concentrations ranging from audio engineering to marketing communications, and from live sound engineering to video production. The school’s expansive facility boasts seven fully-appointed control rooms with all the latest gear and technologies, in addition to a fully-appointed live truck and a brand new 500-seat theater complex. To stay current, the faculty conducts a console search every year, such that no console is older than approximately five years. Their most recent search turned up API’s new 16-channel 1608 small-frame console with a 16-channel expander. more

HPA Announces Winners of Brinkman Scholarships

hpa.JPGHOLLYWOOD—The Hollywood Post Alliance ( is proud to announce the winners of the 2008 J. Michael Brinkman Scholarship Awards, honoring outstanding students and industry professionals committed to excellence and a desire to further their careers in post production. more

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Sony Unveils High-Definition Compact POV Camera and Recording System for Professional Video Applications

Sony HXR-MC1PARK RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 10, 2008 – Sony is introducing a new full high-definition compact point-of-view (POV) camera and solid-state recorder combination, model HXR-MC1. Its unique design separates the camera head from the control unit/recorder, giving professional users more flexibility to capture shots in video applications where increased mobility is required beyond the use of traditional hand-held or shoulder-mount cameras, such as extreme sports, reality TV, documentaries, nature, wildlife and more. more

DiGiCo CS-D5 And NMR Staging & Events At The Forefront Of The 37th Ryder Cup Gala

The 37th Ryder Cup competition, described by some as the ‘Super Bowl’ of golf, was big news in the world of international sports recently—both from a topical standpoint as well as from a technical one. Not only did the U.S. reclaim the title this past September for the first time since 1999, but also the event’s namesake, Samuel Ryder (who died in 1936), was brought back to life at the Ryder Cup Gala thanks to Digital Illusions’ Musion Eyeliner holographic projection system, the first of its kind in the U.S., and A/V leader NMR Staging & Events. more

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Neumann College Selects Hitachi StarBoards As A Valuable Tool To Further Higher Education

– Neumann College Utilizes Hitachi StarBoards for Professor and Student Education. –

Dedicated to providing students and professors with the best tools in a quest for higher education, Neumann College in Aston, Pennsylvania has purchased Hitachi StarBoards for multiple computer labs on campus. The StarBoards were sold through Troxell Communications. Neumann has installed Hitachi FXDUO77 interactive whiteboards, as well as award winning Hitachi CP-A100 3LCD projectors as part of the Hitachi CP-A100+FXDuo Bundle. more

Ross Video Now Shipping CrossOver Production Switchers

Iroquois, ON – Canada – November 13, 2008 – Ross Video is now shipping CrossOver, a new series of compact production switchers. CrossOver successfully launched at IBC 2008 targeting mobile or space constrained production environments.

“After a very successful IBC launch, we are shipping CrossOver right on schedule, as promised�, said David Ross, CEO. “CrossOver is a powerful yet compact switcher that offers an impressive feature set all at an affordable price.� more

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Douglas County Television, DCTV23 Selects Broadcast Pix Slate Switcher For Live Broadcast

Billerica, Massachusetts (November 12, 2008) Broadcast Pixâ„¢, the company that redefined the production switcher as a live integrated production system, announces the sale of its Slateâ„¢ system to the Douglas County Television, DCTV23 in Georgia. The switcher is being used to air the Board of Commissioners meetings twice a month as well as planning meetings once a month. more

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Scharff Weisberg Lights Up The Star While Chris Botti Jazzes Up The Pops ’08

BottiScharff Weisberg worked on a unique lighting job for two performances by Columbia Records’ jazz wonder Chris Botti (with Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops), featuring Sting and Steven Tyler. more


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