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  • Thursday, February 28, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/28/13 03:43 AM,
    QSC Audio has announced the release of complete EASE .GLL data files for its entire loudspeaker line, including AcousticDesign, Acoustic Performance, K Series, KW Series, KLA Series, WideLine and others. “Unlike legacy file formats such as .efo, .spk, and .dll, these new .GLL files can work across all three popular platforms; EASE Address, EASE Focus 2, and the full 3D modeling version of EASE 4.3,” states David Fuller, QSC director of technical marketing. “This has been a great effort from… View this post
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  • Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/27/13 11:25 AM,
    Lab X Technologies is pleased to announce that Bose Professional System Division has licensed Lab X’s Xavity Audio for Zilinx FPGAs to provide AVB connectvity. The Xavity platform provides networked time synchronization, automatic bandwidth reservation and optimal bandwidth utilization via traffic shaping. Xavity also enables multiple streams of data across a single network which allows for a truly converged audio, video and data network, to greatly simplify the deployment and maintenance of growing AV network systems.  “We are pleased to… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallation

  • audinate
    PSW Staff 02/27/13 09:36 AM,
    Audinate has announced enhancements to Dante Virtual Soundcard software for Windows. With the new Windows Driver Model (WDM) mode in V3.2.0, Dante Virtual Soundcard for Windows now adds support for applications including iTunes, Windows Media Player, Skype and more. PC users can play out or record audio from these applications with professional sound quality. The Dante Virtual Soundcard allows a PC or Mac to connect audio applications directly to a Dante audio network. Dante Virtual Soundcard uses the standard Ethernet… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSoftware

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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    John Eargle & Chris Foreman 02/26/13 04:12 PM,
    Audio signals are, of course, speech and music, and in this article we will examine the nature of those signals in terms of their requirements in bandwidth, dynamic range and normal operating levels. The nature of peak and average levels of music and speech will be discussed. In addition, we’ll look at the standard methods of dealing with signal peaks and required shifts in signal operating levels. AUDIO SPECTRA The data of Figure 1 shows the approximate limits of bandwidth… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/26/13 03:17 PM,
    L-Acoustics is pleased to announce that Brussels-based sales and distribution team XLR has joined the new L-Acoustics Certified Provider network for Belgium as a distributor. Jan de Brucker and Louis Lukusa head the team dealing with Dutch-speaking Belgium and with the French-speaking side of Belgium, respectively, backed up by the technical expertise of Sébastien Desaever. As a wholesaler, XLR offers exclusive pro audio equipment and service to a well-established network of partners in Belgium and Luxembourg in the rental and… View this post
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    PSW Staff 02/26/13 03:04 PM,
    Crestron today announced the release of the new 64X64 DigitalMedia switcher, the newest and most powerful addition to its family of industry-leading digital AV networking solutions. Crestron DigitalMedia is a complete, engineered digital AV distribution solution with the most extensive audio/video networking platform ever developed. The 64X64 DigitalMedia switcher (DM-MD64X64) is built to meet high-definition and analog AV distribution requirements for large commercial facilities such as stadiums, arenas, university campuses, and corporate enterprises. The largest capacity DM switcher to date… View this post
    Filed in: AVProductionNewsProductProductionVideoAVInstallation

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    PSW Staff 02/26/13 02:42 PM,
    Kramer Electronics USA is pleased to announce that Dave Haar has joined as Vice President of Digital Signage Solutions for Kramer’s line of MiniCom digital signage products. At the beginning of 2013, Kramer Electronics entered into an agreement for the exclusive manufacturing, sales, and marketing rights for MiniCom Digital Signage Media Distribution products.  With the addition of Dave Haar to the Kramer Electronics team in the U.S., Kramer will now be able to offer Digital Signage solutions for both small… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsBusinessDigitalInstallation

  • Monday, February 25, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/25/13 01:47 PM,
    FiberPlex Technologies recently appointed pro audio veteran Doug Schwartz as Western Regional Client Relations executive. In his new role with FiberPlex, Schwartz is responsible for providing secure, end-to-end AV systems for a wide variety of applications and clients. Schwartz has been involved in sales and marketing management within the pro audio industry for more than 30 years. Early in his career he worked in the system design and installation business and has spent several years as a sales representative for… View this post
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessInstallation

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    PSW Staff 02/25/13 12:40 PM,
    Premier Mounts will showcase the MVWC-3X3 mobile video wall cart at Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2013. With fine-tune adjustment features and heavy-duty design, the cart ensures a flawless video wall installation with easy mobility and adjustability. Premier Mounts’ MVWC-3X3 video wall cart provides industry-leading innovation for digital signage displays.  Ensure the necessary support for a seamless video wall displays with the added functionality of mobility.  Align displays to a picture perfect match with fine-tune adjustment brackets, then swiftly maneuver and… View this post
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    PSW Staff 02/25/13 12:21 PM,
    Beaver Stadium, home to Penn State University’s Nittany Lions football team, is one of the largest in the country with a capacity of almost 107,000. In fact, it is the second-largest stadium in the Western Hemisphere. The stadium has expanded six times in its history and recently, systems contractor Clair Brothers upgraded Beaver Stadium’s sound system with the installation of more than 140 Harman JBL loudspeakers to improve its performance in a number of coverage areas. “We had already replaced… View this post
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