VANCOUVER — Biamp Systems' Devio technology will power the connection between Shared Studios’ Portals at TED2017 in Vancouver and numerous locales around the globe. Portals are gold shipping containers equipped with immersive audio-visual technology. When you enter one, you come face-to-face, live and life-sized, with someone in an identical Portal somewhere else in the world. TED2017 takes place April 24-28.
NEW YORK CITY – Seawalk restaurant opens soon with a sensory experience on the menu: a lighting system synchronized with an FBT sound system. Modest Technology installed the system, using 18 J5 white speakers, spaced at eight-foot intervals around the venue, with three CLA208 subwoofers and four Kempton amplifiers.
LYNCHBURG, VA - Liberty University's School of Music offers adjustable architectural acoustics working hand-in-hand with Meyer Sound's Constellation active acoustic system. The physical acoustics of the hall are altered using motorized drapes and vertical banners selectively covering wall areas behind the stage and around the perimeter of the auditorium.
AUSTIN, TX - Austin’s Great Hills Baptist Church has solved its long-standing audio coverage issues with the installation of the VUE Hybrid CST al-Class line array system. Paragon 360's lead audio designer Mark Coble designed the system for the half circle-shaped sanctuary. In addition to coverage uniformity, Paragon also set out to ensure that the cardioid sub array eliminated the previous system's issues with stage and rear wall low-frequency interference.
NASHVILLE - The National Music Council has announced that songwriter and poet Patti Smith, comic, actor, writer, musician and creators' rights activist Harry Shearer and country music legend Crystal Gayle will be honored at the organization’s 34th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, July 13 at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. Smith, Shearer and Gayle are pictured here, clockwise from left.
WILSONVILLE, OR — Audix has been named the official microphone sponsor of the 2017 Vans Warped Tour presented by Journeys. Mics from Audix will be for all seven stage backlines & PAs, as well as for workshops held by The Entertainment Institute.
GROESBECK, TX - The First Baptist Church in Groesbeck, TX had a K-array system installed after the congregation heard a "demo" by installer Larry Rochelle's band. "There was no 'selling' involved. They didn't even have to say anything; they could hear the difference and were sold!” says Rochelle.
LUBBOCK, TX – United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, TX recently replaced its sound system with an installation of Danley Sound Lab's Synergy Horn point-source loudspeakers and tapped horn subwoofers. The arena is home to the university's basketball and volleyball teams.