Archive for August 12th, 2009

BLIND MIXES POLITICS AND PIRATES FOR BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS

brighthouse.jpgBicoastal production/design studio Blind applies a scissors-and-glue effect to popular films and TV shows in vivid new 3D animated :30s, including “TV Plus RR� and “Triple RR� for Bright House Networks out of Fry/Hammond/Barr, Orlando, FL. The playful spots are 30-second glides through worlds of ‘hidden CG’ paper cutout such as Pirates of the Caribbean, The Daily Show, sports and rock ‘n’ roll imagery. more

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4D takes the London Eye to a new dimension

A visit to the Merlin Entertainments London Eye is about to take on a new dimension – literally – with the addition of a 4D movie to London’s most popular paid-for visitor attraction.

Designed to whet the appetites of the London Eye-riders in a state-of-the-art entertainment environment, the movie was written and directed by Julian Napier and stereo 3D produced by Phil Streather, CEO of 3D specialists Principal Large Format. The film was produced by Centre Screen Productions in association with Principal Large Format and Pablo Post.

The focus of the four-minute film is a little girl on a day trip to London, whose view of the capital’s many tourist sites is constantly obscured by people, buildings, and the general hubbub of the city. Just when the girl’s visit seems destined to end in disappointment, she is whisked away to the Merlin Entertainments London Eye by more

PPC Welcomes Eric Bodley as Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Electronics

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Aug. 11, 2009 — PPC, the global leader in connector technology, today announced that it has named Eric Bodley as the company’s vice president and general manager of consumer electronics. A veteran of the consumer electronics industry, Bodley brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience to his new role at PPC, where he will strengthen the company’s current line of consumer interconnect cables, bulk cable solutions, and patented compression connectors and tools, and build the PPC brand in the consumer electronics space. more

Wohler Extends Presence in Brazilian Market Through New Distributor Videodata

HAYWARD, Calif. — Aug. 11, 2009 — Wohler Technologies Inc. today announced that Videodata will be serving as a Wohler distributor within the Brazilian market. From its headquarters in São Paulo, Videodata will provide complete sales and support services for the full Wohler product line of audio and video monitors and closed-captioning solutions. more

Ultrasone Inc. Adds Northeast Marketing as New Sales Rep

Wildomar, Calif. – (August 12, 2009) – Ultrasone Inc., distributor for German headphone manufacturer Ultrasone AG, has selected Northeast Marketing as its new sales representative for New England and upstate New York. Northeast Marketing will be responsible for selling Ultrasone headphones to pro audio and musical instrument stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Maine and upstate New York. more

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EKS Partners with Mixware for U.S. Distribution

eks-otus.jpgDistribution firm to represent EKS’s Otus DJ controller in the U.S

Espoo, Finland – (August 12, 2009) – EKS, creators of the world’s most innovative and fully configurable DJ controllers, announces a distribution partnership with Mixware LLC. Mixware will represent EKS’ Otus digital DJ controller in the United States and plans to distribute it to leading retailers and e-tailers. more

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Super Summit of Avid-Apple User Groups Announced for HD EXPO – Createasphere New York

letterhead-complete-logo.jpgFocus on Integrating the Three A’s – Adobe, Apple, Avid

August 12, 2009 (Burbank, CA) A gathering of the Avid and Final Cut Pro Users Groups is being announced for New York City’s first cross-platform User Group meeting. The “User Group Super Summit” of the two major editing systems’ will come together during HD EXPO – Createasphere on September 17, 2009 at The New Yorker Hotel in New York City. The Createasphere Super Summit gathering is titled “Integrating the Three A’s – Adobe, Apple, Avid” and will focus on integrating the creative tools that shape the way that content is edited and managed. Open to all registrants of HD EXPO – Createasphere and members of the user groups, members and attendees will gather to learn, network and share strategic thoughts. more

LAKESHORE PUBLIC TV MONITORS MULTIPLE SOURCES IN NEW HD MASTER CONTROL WITH PLURA BROADCAST

PHOENIX, ARIZ. –Lakeshore Public Television, a PBS member station based in Merrillville, Ind., has made monitoring dozens of video signals easier in its new HD master control room with Plura Broadcast, a leading manufacturer of high-end professional LCD monitors for studio and field use. Three Plura PBM-147 47-inch LCD monitors are positioned side-by-side in separate equipment racks and controlled through a multi-image processor, which saves space in the facility and eliminates the need for individual monitors for each source. more

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LINEAR ACOUSTIC AUDIO PROCESSING SOLUTIONS RESOLVE LOUDNESS ISSUES, MANAGE DOLBY® METADATA FOR SOUTH KOREA’S QOOK TV

linear-acoustic-lambda.jpgLANCASTER, PA – Linear Acoustic, the leading authority in loudness control and upmixing solutions for digital television, today announced that its advanced loudness management and monitoring technology is being used by QOOK TV, formerly MegaTV, an HD IPTV service provided by Korea Telecom, South Korea’s main telecom operator. QOOK TV is using the Linear Acoustic AERO.air™ 10-channel transmission loudness manager with Dolby® Digital (AC-3) encoding and the LAMBDA™ professional digital audio and metadata monitor with Dolby E/AC-3 decoding to correct loudness during its live and video-on-demand broadcasting services to South Korean audiences. more

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New Revel® Performa™ B150 Subwoofer Takes Low Frequencies to New Heights

ELKHART, Indiana — Revel®, a leading name in high-end home theater sound, today introduced the new Performa™ B150 Subwoofer, the most advanced subwoofer in its class. The B150 raises the standard for low-frequency sound reproduction with a combination of its large, long-excursion 15-inch woofer and 1,200 Watts RMS of integrated amplification. more

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