TC Furlong Answers How Loud is Loud with TREND Webinar November 17

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How loud is loud? This is often a difficult question to answer. While perceived loudness is subjective, Sound Pressure Level (SPL) measurements are critical in order to maintain consistency and safety in any given space or performance.

TC Furlong Inc. of Lake Forest, IL is hosting a webinar with industry colleague Chris Gille on November 17th to discuss the TREND SPL reporting software. TREND is an objective, easy-to-use tool that eliminates the difficult task of guessing at sound pressure levels by providing a simple, real-time, and intuitive readout of SPL.

Atlona Launches New AV Training Certifications for Educational Technologists and Designers

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As the convergence of AV and IT technologies continues to sweep across higher education and K-12 facilities worldwide, Atlona – a Panduit company – is introducing two new training pathways to strengthen AV understanding for instructional technologists and systems designers within educational institutions. The AV Education Technician certification sets learners up for success when installing modern AV solutions in educational environments, while the AV Education Designer certification delivers similar benefits for those tasked with planning and designing AV systems for educational applications.

“Today’s educational institutions frequently handle their own AV planning, design, and deployment, and require training resources that align with their distinct needs,” said Roger Takacs, Strategic Account Manager at Atlona, who is spearheading the company’s initiatives in the education vertical market. “Our new training certifications for educational technologists and designers combine the relevant core components of our existing, proven courseware with new content specifically developed around the needs of universities, colleges, and K-12 schools.”

Point Source Audio Announce New Market Development Manager

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Point Source Audio has named Mac Johnson as its Market Development Manager. Previously, Johnson toured as a Production Sound Engineer on a variety of Broadway productions, as well as working as a sound designer for theatrical productions, music festivals and corporate events.

With 30+ years of experience in the professional audio industry, Johnson understands where the sound starts and how to capture it. As well as being a mixer and designer, he is also a performer and knows how microphones are an extension of an artist’s instrument. Prior to joining Point Source Audio, Johnson was the managing partner of an event production company in Charleston, SC and became an integral part of Meyer Sound’s team in 2007, where he spent 13+ years working in various roles across multiple departments, markets segments and all sales regions.

StreamGear Wins 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Award for VidiMo Go Live Streaming Production Solution

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Streaming solutions innovator StreamGear Inc. has been honored as the winner of a 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Award for the company’s smartphone-empowered VidiMo Go handheld, live video production system. Now in their second year, the official NAB Show Product of the Year Awards recognize the industry’s most significant and promising new products and technologies. This year’s winners were announced earlier this week during the NAB Show New York digital experience.

The VidiMo Go hardware-and-app combination turns a smartphone and HDMI video source (such as a camera) into a full-featured, virtual production and streaming studio. Enabling a single operator to produce multi-source, television-style shows, VidiMo – short for Video director on Mobile – offers an easier way for video professionals and enthusiasts to create and stream engaging, high-quality, live productions.

ADAPTive Systems Level 1 Training

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EAW’s Online ADAPTive Systems Level 1 Training is now eligible to earn you CTS credits.

Watch 6 short videos and take the certification test. Once submitted, your answers will be evaluated by a member of our training team and the results will be emailed to you. If you pass, you will receive both an EAW Level 1 certificate and an AVIXA certificate verifying you earned .75 CTS credits.

During 50th Anniversary Celebration, FOR-A Invites Video Professionals to ‘Find Your Next Innovation’

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FOR-A Company Limited, the parent company of FOR-A Corporation of America, is celebrating its 50th year in business this month. Through its new slogan, FOR-A is inviting broadcast and video professionals to “Find Your Next Innovation” during its yearlong celebration. The company has also updated the for-a.com website to highlight the milestone and provide easier navigation for visitors.

“Since its founding in October 1971, FOR-A Company Limited has adopted cutting-edge technologies to provide a wide range of products to countless customers,” said Katsuaki Kiyohara, president and representative director of FOR-A Company Limited. “Rather than resting on our past success, we are using our 50th anniversary to rededicate ourselves to delivering affordable, high-end video solutions.”

Green Hippo Launches HippoSchool Online

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Video manipulation expert Green Hippo is launching an online version of its popular ‘HippoSchool’ training for the first time, making it universally accessible in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The move means more emerging users of its industry-leading Hippotizer Media Server range can access learning in a virtual environment anywhere, anytime, while adhering to social distancing guildelines.

HippoSchool Online offers complete basic training of the Hippotizer ZooKeeper software – the control interface for Hippotizer and the hub for real-time control of the engine and all of its components. Sessions consist of two online courses that take approximately five hours to complete, with more courses in the pipeline. They are modular, with videos that the user can follow in their own time, featuring ‘Try It Yourself’ tasks to ensure full immersion into as-real-world use of the feature-packed software.

Waves Offers a New Series of Waves Premium Masterclasses – Exclusive to Waves Update Plan Owners

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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, is now offering a new series of Waves Premium Masterclasses – exclusive to Waves Update Plan owners.

In this new series from Waves, the world’s best producers and engineers share with you, in depth, a production, recording or mixing topic close to their heart.

O-Line Helps Bring Relocated St. Paul’s Lutheran Church to Life

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Situated in the Melbourne’s east, the community at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church was being crowded out by a suburb fast-tracked for urban growth.

Needing to relocate to a quieter location with room to expand, they became aware that a short distance down the road the St. James Uniting Church, with its striking mid-century early modern architecture, was looking to sell.

It looked a perfect fit. A deal was done which duly led to a full-blown renovation of the church, including a sensitive, high quality audio visual fitout in the heritage-listed building. This included a Martin Audio O-Line as the sound reinforcement system.

ACT Lighting Offers Limited Time Discount on All ACT Academy Online Courses

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ACT Lighting Inc. has launched a new ACT Academy promotion offering all of its online courses – including newly updated grandMA3 courses – at a 25% discount. The promotion runs from October 19 through October 25 and is available by linking to https://academy.actlighting.com/ and entering the promo code always learning. All registrations are valid for six months. ACT Lighting Inc. is the exclusive North American distributor of MA Lighting products.

The special promotion is offered during the week when LDI – Las Vegas traditionally takes place. ACT Lighting always provides grandMA consoles and trainers for courses sponsored by the conference. “LDI has been a great learning experience every year, and ACT won’t let that change even in 2020,” says Ryan Hindinger, Director of Sales Logistics at ACT Lighting. “We thought this promotion would be a good way to acknowledge that while we’d all rather be in Las Vegas doing what we normally do, we can still keep the learning experience going.”