Adapt to New Ways of Working with High Impact Public Communication

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Learn how to create high impact communication adapted for the ‘new norm’. Many businesses with high public thoroughfare, including train stations, airports and public venues, are looking at new ways of working. With customer communication being key in delivering information quickly and effectively, digital communication is one of the best ways to get high impact messaging across. A digital display draws attention, messaging can be updated inline to changing situations, keeping customers informed and safe, whilst providing additional advertising revenue streams.

Marshall Electronics CV346 Cameras Create Compelling Streaming Capabilities for Leading Edge Multimedia

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As CEO and founder of Leading Edge Multimedia, David Anderson utilizes state of the art and cost-effective production equipment to record and live stream sporting events, concerts, business conferences, house of worship applications, and much more for his clients’ various needs. Anderson was looking for an extremely small, easily transportable camera with superior image quality and reliable streaming capabilities and he found the solution he was looking for in the CV346 Compact HD Camera from Marshall Electronics.

Anderson first learned of Marshall cameras through an industry friend about four years ago and has been using Marshall ever since. “Today’s current situation has highlighted the importance of being able to successfully live stream productions from various locations for a multitude of applications,” says Anderson. “Marshall fits the bill really well because they are so small and yet their image quality is on par with much larger, more expensive cameras. The Marshall cameras shade so well that it is very tough for the untrained eye to tell the difference between many of the extremely expensive, large format broadcast cameras versus a Marshall camera.”

Listen Technologies Names Sam Nord VP of Global Sales

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Listen Technologies Corporation, the leading provider of advanced wireless listening solutions for 22 years, has promoted Sam Nord to vice president of global sales. In this role, Nord works with Listen Technologies’ partners to sell the company’s audio and content solutions to their customer bases. He also oversees Listen Technologies’ outside and inside sales teams.

“We’re happy to recognize Sam and promote him to vice president of global sales at Listen Technologies,” said Russ Gentner, CEO of Listen Technologies. “Sam’s enthusiasm, leadership and advocacy for his team, the industry, and our partners and customers, are unparalleled. He and his team have been instrumental in helping Listen Technologies increase its product offerings and expand the application of our solutions.”

CineGear ON AIR™ Launches with “GOT AGENT?” Live Zoom Panel July 1, 2020

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CineGear Expo, the industry’s premier cine-centric event series has been dedicated to the technology and art of professional filmmaking and content creation for over 25 years. To support their worldwide community, the show creators announce CineGear ON AIR™—a new virtual resource to provide hallmark panels, seminars, workshops and screening series, year round. The first collaborative event will kick off July 1, 2020.

Back by popular demand, CineGear ON AIR brings you, “Got Agent?” a Free Zoom panel of top industry agents ready to share expertise on getting the best filmmaking career representation amid the current fast-changing environment and beyond. Moderated by industry-favorite, Jay Holben, guests will include Julia Kole–Artistry, Craig Mizrahi–Innovative Artists, Dan Burnside–DDA, Kristin Tolle-Billings–WPA and Brian Goldberg–WPA. The discussion will cover: meeting the right agent to suit goals, standing out against competition and ways to establish your brand. “Got Agent?” is slated for Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 11:00am PDT. RSVP: https://www.cinegearexpo.com/got-agent-on-air-event/

Rational Acoustics Launches Two New Online Smaart Training Programs

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Rational Acoustics LLC announces the launch of two new series of online Smaart Training programs:  Smaart Online Labs and Smaart Operator Fundamentals Live Online.

Smaart Online Labs are in-depth sessions on selected topics that build upon the foundation established from the Smaart Operator Fundamentals course content.  Each Lab is a private 2 hour Zoom session including demonstrations, discussion, and Q&A on the chosen topic.  The cost is $100 per lab and attendance is limited to 8 attendees to ensure maximum student-teacher interaction.

Motion Path and Zenapptic.ai Launch UpRoar Live! Aimed at Creating Interactive Fan Experiences in Sports and Entertainment

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Motion Path, a world leader in augmented reality and real-time broadcast graphic design, and Zenapptic.ai, a developer of virtual interactive experiences, today announced the launch of UpRoar Live!, a groundbreaking solution designed to bring back the excitement of live events.

With sports and entertainment venues unable to allow fans to watch events in person due to the pandemic, the drama and excitement of live, realistic crowd noise has been lost. Without fans attending live events, the sports and entertainment industries and related ecosystems are being forced to reinvent themselves. UpRoar Live! provides an innovative way to address the problem by allowing fans watching the event on television or online to spontaneously express their reactions via an intuitive app. The various responses are compiled in real time and instantly trigger authentic, proportionally mixed, and acoustically accurate reaction sounds in the venue or as part of the broadcast.

Waves Audio Announces the FIT Controller for the eMotion LV1 Live Mixer

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Waves Audio, the world’s leading developer of professional audio signal processing technologies and leading maker of audio plugins for mixing, music production, mastering, sound design, broadcast, post-production and live sound, announces the Waves FIT Controller for the eMotion LV1 Live Mixer.

FIT is the ultimate hands-on control unit for the Waves eMotion LV1 live software mixer. Developed specifically for the LV1, the FIT controller helps you combine the best of both worlds: the pristine sound quality, unparalleled digital workflow, plugin integration, portability and space-saving small footprint of the eMotion LV1 mixer — together with all the convenience of a robust, feature-rich tactile controller.

ADJ’s Next Generation Beam Fixture Is Here

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Beam fixtures based on the immensely popular Philips® Platinum 5R lamp, such as ADJ’s Vizi Beam 5RX, have been staples of most concert, festival and superclub lighting rigs for the past decade. Now, the ADJ Vizi Beam 12RX ups the ante with a fixture that is not only noticeably brighter (while still maintaining a relatively low power draw) but also packs in an enhanced feature set to give lighting designers unprecedented creative potential.

The Vizi Beam 12RX harneses the power of a 260W Philips® Platinum 12R LL lamp, which features an innovative reflector design to generate an extremely high-intensity beam. This is coupled with precision-engineered optics and a large glass front lens to allow the fixture to generate an exceptionally potent and sharp beam. It outputs approximately 9,400 lumens (compared to around 8,000 lumens for a 5R fixture) and measures approximately 70,200 lux at 20 metres [65.6 ft] (compared to around 58,000 lux for a 5R model). In practice, this makes for a visibly brighter and more intense beam. In addition, the lamp has an extended lifespan of up to 6,000 hours (increased from 2,000 – 3,000 for the 5R) which significantly reduces the cost and inconvenience of lamp replacements.

EN54-16 Certification for Fixed Install Amps

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Powersoft today announced it has gained certification for its amplifiers to be used in Public Address and Voice Alarm (PAVA) systems according to the European EN 54-16 requirements.

The EN 54-16 certification describes the required testing and performance criteria for a Voice Alarm Control and Indication Equipment (VACIE) for use in alarm systems installed in buildings, where the alarm signal is in the form of a tone, or voice message, or both. The certification now covers the extended range of Powersoft’s fixed install dedicated amplifiers, including the Ottocanali, Quattrocanali, Duecanali, as well as the X Series.

The importance of PAVA systems is widely recognized as an effective way to produce a timely reaction in most people when using voice guidance in emergency situations as opposed to the response to text and alarm bell information, which under half of the individuals respond effectively to. The use of clear vocal messages has been shown to greatly increase the response time and provide the opportunity to guide occupants to the safest escape route.