Archive for April 26th, 2010

Sennheiser Sound Academy Announces Spring/Summer Seminars, Covering RF wireless, Installed Sound and Recording Technology

OLD LYME, Conn. – April 26, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it is kicking off another robust season of its Sennheiser Sound Academy training series. Since its inception in 2006, The Sennheiser Sound Academy has become established as one of the premier traveling seminars related to professional audio. The seminars cover three fundamental technology areas related to sound reproduction: RF wireless technologies, recording technology and installed sound. more

NEW SOFTWARE MODULE PROVIDES CRESTRON CONTROL OF FOR-A HVS-300HS HD/SD DIGITAL VIDEO SWITCHER

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New Partnership Opens New AV Markets for Both Companies

FORT LEE, N.J., April 26, 2010 – FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and video production industry, today announced its versatile and cost-effective HVS-300HS HD/SD Portable Video Switcher can be integrated easily into Crestron-controlled AV systems with a new software control module. The free software module will be available for download at www.Crestron.com within the next 30 days for Crestron dealers, partners, and customers with a Crestron account. more

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METAlliance Academy Scores A Hit With JBL LSR Studio Monitors

METAlliance held its first ever METAlliance Academy event, titled, “In Session With The Guys,� at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles on March 19-20, offering invaluable instruction from some of the world’s most successful producer/engineers. The control rooms used for the event were equipped with JBL LSR6300 Series studio monitors, the first studio monitors to receive METAlliance certification. more

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Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher Packs His Pedalboard With HardWire® Extreme Performance Pedals

HardWire®, a leading manufacturer of guitar pedals and a Harman International brand (NYSE-HAR), is pleased to announce that guitarist Bill Kelliher from the Atlanta-based heavy metal band Mastodon is using HardWire® pedals both in the studio and currently on tour. more

Zakk Wylde’s Brand New Home Studio Features dbx ® Compressors – New Black Label Society Album Due Out This Summer

Professional technical A/V consultant Under the Wire, recently completed construction on the home studio of guitar legend Zakk Wylde, installing a multitude of dbx® equipment to help Zakk and his band, Black Label Society record their new album, which is set to be released the summer of 2010. more

Versatile, Reliable and Rugged, AKG’s New 99er Microphone Series Offers A Wide Range Of Installed Sound Solutions

In an introduction that brings high performance capsule technology and market proven reliability to the broadest fixed installation market, AKG today introduced the comprehensive line of 99er microphones. With nine different products in the line that provide nine different applications, the 99ers are a diverse group of microphones that offer a solution for nearly any installed sound application. more

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA’S DEPARTMENT OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY TRUSTS CANON REALiS SX80 MARK II D PROJECTORS TO PROVIDE ACCURATE COLOR AND PRECISE DETAIL FOR IMPORTANT MEDICAL IMAGES

Accurate color and precise detail are crucial for analyzing medical imagery, as even the subtlest nuances can yield critical information in grayscale CT scans and other types of radiology. Among the many institutions scrutinizing such images on a regular basis is the University of North Carolina School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology. When this advanced research center recently sought to upgrade its video-display capabilities with new, accurate, and affordable technology, they chose two REALiS SX80 Mark II D Multimedia LCOS Projectors from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. more

PromaxBDA Honors Hugh Hefner with Lifetime Achievement Award

Hugh Hefner to Accept PromaxBDA Lifetime Achievement Award at June Conference

Founder of Playboy Media Empire to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award, to be Interviewed by Larry King at Annual Conference in Los Angeles

Music Luminary David Foster and TV Titan Peter Liguori Set to Keynote June Event

LOS ANGELES, CA – April 26, 2010 – PromaxBDA, the leading global association for marketing, promotion and design professionals working in the entertainment industry, announced today that Hugh Hefner will accept the prestigious PromaxBDA Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2010 Conference taking place June 22 – 24 in Los Angeles. Also addressing the PromaxBDA delegation this June will be David Foster, one of the most successful songwriters/producers of all time, and Peter Liguori, Chief Operating Officer of Discovery Communications. more

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Filmmaker Panel at Tribeca to Explore Visual Styles

A panel featuring award-winning filmmakers will explore the collaborative process of achieving compelling image quality here at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival. Eastman Kodak Company, an official Industry Sponsor of the festival, will host the free seminar on April 29, at 2 p.m., at the SVA Theater 2, which is open to festival attendees and the public. more

WAVES AUDIO INTRODUCES JACK JOSEPH PUIG ARTIST SIGNATURE COLLECTION

jjp — All six plug-ins were developed in association with iconic producer/mixer Jack Joseph Puig —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, April 26, 2010 — Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, unveils the Jack Joseph Puig Artist Signature Collection, developed in collaboration with GRAMMY®-winning producer/mixer Jack Joseph Puig (JJP) and part of an ongoing working relationship between Waves and JJP. Over the past three decades, JJP has helped redefine the role of the producer/mixing engineer, working with such acts as John Mayer, Black Eyed Peas, No Doubt, Panic at the Disco, Weezer, Goo Goo Dolls, the Pussycat Dolls and many more. He and his personal palette of tones, shades and hues have illuminated and empowered a kaleidoscope of projects that have spanned commercial record making. more

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