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  • Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    hearing awareness
    John Mayberry 09/11/12 09:33 AM,
    One of life’s more interesting mysteries is how sound ends up as an electrical signal in the brain. Some quality research on the subject has been performed over the last several years, and it’s a bit less of a mystery than before. The central issue is what’s called the “moment of truth” reaction, the actual point in where mechanical turns into electrical energy, much the same how those magnets and coils do the same within our microphones, our own moment… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsStudy HallTrainingMeasurementSignalAudio

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    PSW Staff 09/11/12 09:31 AM,
    Once, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning Best New Musical, relies on DPA Microphones’ 4060 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones to provide a transparent sound in a small, discreet capsule. Based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film of the same name, Once takes place on a set designed to give audience members the illusion that they are watching a true event unfold, making them feel as though they are right on stage with the actors. The natural sounding DPA 4060s add to this impression. With… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • community
    PSW Staff 09/11/12 07:43 AM,
    Community Professional Loudspeakers has announced the second generation of the VERIS (VERsatile Installation Systems) Series, a new range of 2-way, 3-way, and subwoofer designs created for installed sound reinforcement. VERIS 2 is an expanded, evolved collection of 11 new VERIS models, from small-format enclosures for distributed systems, fill and delay applications to mid-sized systems designed for superior performance. VERIS 2 includes some significant enhancements, such as newly designed 1-inch exit HF drivers, as well as a newly re-engineered grille design.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, September 10, 2012
    loud technologies
    PSW Staff 09/10/12 04:41 PM,
    LOUD Technologies has announced Tony Del Gianni’s appointment to the role of vice president of operations. He joins the company from his most-recent position at Harman Professional. Del Gianni will lead the evolution of LOUD’s manufacturing and operations function into a dynamic procurement, service, and support team designed to further enable the company’s product innovation and market expansion strategies. “LOUD’s brands are generating some amazing market attention and sales for our channel partners thanks to innovative new products like the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturerAudio

  • clear-com
    PSW Staff 09/10/12 09:20 AM,
    Clear-Com has announced that the new HelixNet Partyline networked intercom system is now shipping worldwide. HelixNet successfully showcasing its capabilities at 31 sports venues during the 2012 London Summer Games, with 50 main stations and 550 beltpacks across the venues, the live production teams were able to take advantage of the systems’ efficiency, cost-savings and flexibility from setup to operation and maintenance. Under the initial release of HelixNet Partyline, users can purchase the HMS-4X main station, HBP-2X beltpacks, an HLI-2W2… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductAVDigitalInterconnectNetworkingSignalSystem

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    PSW Staff 09/10/12 08:59 AM,
    HHB Communications has installed new Pro Tools 10 software, HDX hardware and a 24-fader D-Command console at Up 4 Loud Productions. Founded in 2004 by well-respected audio engineer Alan Snelling, Up 4 Loud Productions is a two-studio audio post production facility specializing in premixing, Foley and final mixing for TV Drama, Cartoons and film. With credits including Star Wars, Silence of the Lambs and Trainspotting, alongside TV programmes such as Sherlock, Dr, Who and Robin Hood, plus music recording expertise… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalSoftwareStudioAudio

  • harman
    PSW Staff 09/10/12 07:48 AM,
    Studer has appointed Mark Hosking to the position of sales director, Middle East and Africa. In his position, Hosking will be responsible for overseeing all sales activities in the regions, supporting Studer’s expansion in these markets. Hosking brings more than 15 years of experience in the professional audio industry, having begun his career with AMS Neve in 1997. He has also worked with DSP Media (forerunner of Smart AV and manufacturer of integrated audio post-production systems), the Arbiter Group PLC… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessConsolesManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • vue audiotechnik
    PSW Staff 09/10/12 07:36 AM,
    Responding to increasing demand after a series of successful demos in August, VUE Audiotechnik leadership just announced plans to expand the U.S. leg of their tour another eight weeks—hitting key demo sites throughout North America before expanding globally.  “This is very different from the typical loudspeaker demo in that we’re meeting with potential customers at their own facilities, and demonstrating our entire line,” explains VUE executive vice president Jim Sides. “This format not only allows potential customers to audition our… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductBusinessEducationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementTechnician

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    PSW Staff 09/10/12 06:58 AM,
    Community continued the successful track record of its high power R-Series loudspeakers with around 230 systems installed at multiple venues for the London 2012 Olympics. R-Series loudspeakers were utilized at the Handball Arena, Basketball Arena, Water Polo Centre, Aquatic Centre, Outdoor Water Sports Centre and the Main Olympic Stadium. Designed for high intelligibility speech and music coverage of large audience areas, the all-weather R-Series is a first choice for many tracks and arenas, including motor sports to world-class stadia across… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 09/10/12 06:42 AM,
    When it comes to recording piano for jazz ensembles, producer Andy Ross knows a thing or two. He recorded the highly acclaimed Mercury Prize nominated album ‘Golden’ by the Kit Downes Trio and has produced all five albums in the ‘Yamaha New Jazz Sessions’ CD series that has shifted 80,000 copies from the cover of the UK’s best-selling jazz magazine, ‘Jazzwise’, since its inception. Ross owns Astar Studios, based in Heywood, Lancashire where the live room acoustics are among the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollMicrophoneStudioAudio