Point Source Audio Opens MIKE’S ACADEMY to Support Safe Miking Amid School and Business Reopening

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Point Source Audio has opened the doors to MIKE’s Academy, a new resource to help Point Source Audio customers get the most out of their microphones when reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The new area of the company’s website has launched with a focus on mic cleaning and self-miking techniques to support production teams and onstage talent in achieving the highest standards for cleanliness, as well as navigating social distancing protocols while miking.

The “Safe Miking” and “Self-Miking” resources include video tutorials as well as downloadable guides that are easy to follow and engage readers with attention-grabbing graphics to be a visual reminder to practice safe microphone handling.

Just Add Power Continues Dedication to Guitars For Vets

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Just Add Power, a leader in video-over-IP distribution announced that the company will continue its annual partnership with Guitars For Vets (G4V), donating nine acoustic guitars and a year’s worth of lessons to American veterans.

For the past four years at the CEDIA Expo, Just Add Power has held a guitar giveaway at its booth to raise awareness for G4V and its mission. Because of the movement of CEDIA 2020 to a virtual event due to the COVID-19 crisis, the company will donate nine Epiphone PRO-1 Vintage Sunburst guitars directly to the charity, with a plan to resume the popular giveaways in person at CEDIA 2021 in Indianapolis.

Pathway Connectivity Announces Sales Team Expansion: Kerstin O’Leary and Rusty Mcbride

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As Pathway Connectivity Solutions® continues to grow its operation, it is  pleased to announce that Rusty Mcbride and Kerstin O’Leary have both joined the sales team.  

Kerstin will focus on dealer sales and training while Rusty will head up international and  commercial sales. Both will have shared goals of fostering relationships with customers and  directing Pathway sales.  

Rusty joins Pathway Connectivity most recently from the Acuity Corporate Accounts Atrius™  team. Having past lead sales positions with Philips Lighting Controls and Color Kinetics, Rusty  has a long history in the lighting industry. In addition to his technical background, he has  experience in both working with dealers and lighting commercial agents.  

Audix Announces Steve Young, CTS as Director of US Sales

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Audix, a leading US manufacturer of microphones for the professional audio markets and installed sound industry, is pleased to announce that Steve Young, CTS has joined the Audix team as Director of US Sales.

Young has served over 20 years in the pro audio manufacturing industry. Young was most recently the Director of Large Venue Sales for Biamp/Community Loudspeakers. Prior to that, he was VP of Sales and Marketing at AtlasIED and joined Behringer for the launch of the X32 digital mixer.

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.