Samantha Potter To Drive Allen & Heath USA Commercial Audio Field Support

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Allen & Heath USA has made a key appointment as part of its increased expansion into the commercial and install market. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, Samantha Potter has been tapped to fill the Field Support – Commercial Audio role. Working under the American Music & Sound (AM&S) umbrella, Potter will assist and support further adoption of Allen & Heath solutions in the United States installation market across all verticals. With a long history of hands-on live audio mixing as well as successful stints as a freelance System Design Consultant, Technical Producer, and IT Media Supervisor, she has established herself as an industry thought leader.

“My work as an author, editor, and educator with ProSoundWeb, Church Sound Magazine, Church Sound University, and many other pro audio industry publications has really helped me form a good ‘lay of the land’ across the pro audio industry,” said Potter. “I’m excited to pair up my background with the stellar audio pedigree and install product offering at Allen & Heath and take us to the next level.”

Point Source Audio Partners With Studio Connections Australia

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Studio Connections will be the new home for Point Source Audio’s unique range of award-winning microphones and headsets in Australia. The move is a result of Point Source Audio looking to build on its already strong reputation in the country with the appointment of a new distributor dedicated to the market.

Point Source Audio microphones and headsets have been available in Australia for a number of years. Various products have featured on a number of international touring productions over the years, creating an ever-increasing demand and the need for a new partner that was dedicated to this territory. Following an extensive search, Point Source Audio has decided that Studio Connections Australia is the perfect partner to meet this brief.

Xilica® Joins NSCA to Educate Integrators Through Pivot To Profit

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Xilica® is proud to announce its sponsorship of NSCA’s 2020 Pivot to Profit Virtual event (2020 P2Pv)and its companion year-long platform for helping integrators through business transformation conversations at a critical market juncture.

To support integrators as they evolve in a constantly changing market, Pivot to Profit began in 2016 as a two-day event focused onall-important business-transformation strategies, such as shifting to service business models and identifying revenue opportunities related to emerging technologies.

Riedel Managed Technology Staff Maintains Safe Social Distancing With New DisTag Distance Monitors

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Riedel Communications’ all-new DisTag distance monitoring device is playing an essential role in the company’s gradual resumption of on-site operations. As employees of the Managed Technology Division return to work at Riedel’s headquarters in Wuppertal, each is equipped with a DisTag — a reliable and precise instrument worn around the neck or carried in a pocket. DisTag immediately alerts its wearer via haptic, visual, and acoustic signals whenever the mandatory minimum distance to other people is about to be breached.

Riedel’s Managed Technology Division supplies turnkey solutions for media production and global events. Based on a scalable signal backbone, these solutions include intercom systems and fiber-based networks for distribution of video, audio, and data signals. Riedel technology is being used on numerous international projects including major festivals, international summits, and global sporting events like the Summer Games or high-profile sailing competitions in New Zealand.

ZeeVee to Demonstrate Advanced Imaging Capabilities, including Video Walls, Multiviews and Projector Edge Blending, at Next SIGNAL Sessions Webinar

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Good news for ZeeVee, Inc. ecosystem integrators, consultants, distributors and end-users wanting to learn more about advancing imaging capabilities, including how to address elaborate multiview and video wall requirements.

On Thursday, August 27, ZeeVee will present another episode of its SIGNAL Session webinar series. It will provide a technical dive into how ZyPer4K (SDVoE) and ZyPerUHD (JPEG2000) AVoIP encoders and decoders, as well as the ZyPer Management Platform, work together to enable eye-popping multiviews, blended projection images and video walls.

Eighth Day Sound Systems Inc. Joins Forces with Clair Global

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Two world-renowned touring and sound reinforcement companies are joining forces to focus on building industry capabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic pause. Clair Global (Lititz, PA) has announced the acquisition of Eighth Day Sound Systems, Inc. (Cleveland, OH) with the specific goal of continuing to support the dedicated relationships for touring customers from both rosters.

Before the industry slowdown, Tom Arko, president of Eighth Day, and Troy Clair, owner of Clair Global, discussed how this union could further improve and strengthen future tour support.  Today, they see it as a vote of confidence for the industry and fellow sound community members. Eighth Day Sound will also compliment the installation division of Clair Global.

Elation Professional: The Elation Coffee Break launches on Facebook Livestream

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Elation Professional’s European office recently launched The Elation Coffee Break on Facebook Livestream, an online presentation series that takes an up-close look at some of the company’s most popular product series.

Elation continues the webinar series on Thursday, August 20th at 11:00 a.m. CEST with Elation technical sales specialist Alistair Smyth and International Sales Manager Frederik Afif looking at the innovative qualities of the Rayzor 760™ and Proteus Rayzor 760™ LED luminaires. The presentation will air live on Elation Europe’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/ELATION.Pro.Europe/live/. No registration is required.

Architizer A+Awards Names Vectorworks, Inc. a 2020 Jury Winner

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Now in its eighth year, the Architizer A+ Awards has selected global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. as a 2020 Architizer A+ Award winner. Notably, Vectorworks Architect 2020 is this year’s Jury Winner in the Design Tools-Software & Digital Tools category. The award-winning BIM software was previously named a finalist for the second year in a row and also won the 2019 Popular Choice Award in the Design Tools-Apps & Digital Tools category.

The Architizer A+Awards highlight the most pressing issues facing architecture and design today with separate categories for architecture and products. Through relevant new categories, topical coverage and pioneering jurors, the awards celebrate industry professionals working at the forefront of today’s creative challenges. The awards emphasize the industry’s most innovative use of materials and technologies, as well as those celebrating sustainable design and new approaches to building. New categories this year included sustainable products, design hardware and BIM technology.

Bose Professional Introduces Bose Church with a 12-Week Giveaway

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Bose Professional has announced its Bose Church Giveaway, beginning August 10 and running for 12 weeks, where church leaders can enter to win a weekly prize. Winners have a choice between a Bose S1 Pro multi-position portable PA or a pair of the new Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 UC. To enter for a chance to win, entrants must be in a worship leadership role — such as Pastor, Worship Leader, or Church Tech Director — and respond to a weekly post in the Bose Professional promotion through their Facebook account. Responses need to include the tag #BoseChurchGiveaway. Additional information and full official rules are available on the Bose Church Giveaway webpage.

The Bose Church initiative provides the guidance, information and products to aid church leaders in the know-how needed to engage their congregants through the power of sound. Approaching this community-oriented, educational endeavor in a new way, Bose Professional has integrated this knowledge resource with a chance to win equipment that helps church leaders connect with their congregation.

Bob Moog Foundation Announces Virtual Moogseum Tour To Celebrate Museum’s One-Year Anniversary

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The Bob Moog Foundation is excited to announce its first one-hour virtual tour of the Moogseum. The tour, led by executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa, will take place on Saturday, August 15, 2020, at 2pm Eastern Time, and is open to the international community. Moog-Koussa will be guiding attendees as she lends unique insights while delving into various exhibits exploring Bob’s life, work, and those that inspired him. This will be followed by a 15 minute Q & A session.

Tickets will be available on a “pay what you can” basis through the Foundation’s online store. The funding generated from the tour will help support the Moogseum, which has been closed since March 15, 2020, due to the pandemic.