CHINA: Chongqing International Expo Centre, the largest of its kind in Western China as well as one of the 10 largest in the world, has been outfitted with a Renkus-Heinz audio system. The huge exhibition centre covers more than 200,000 sq-m encompassing 16 exhibition halls that hold a wide range of events.
KOREA: As athletes and spectators of the 19th Asian Games descended on Incheon recently, L-S-B Broadcast Technologies took responsibility for a ‘crucial part’ of the broadcast infrastructure. Through the use of its Virtual Studio Manager equipment functioning as the main control system in several OB Vans as well as in the International Broadcast Centre, more than a billion people are reported to have witnessed the events via television and other media.
CHINA: Messe Frankfurt, the organisers behind the Pro Light and Sound series of international trade fairs, has announced that more than 500 leading brands have now been confirmed as exhibitors for this year’s Pro Light and Sound Shanghai. The show, which takes place from 8th to 11th October 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, will also feature a series of ‘fringe events’ that together with the variety of pro audio and lighting exhibitions are expected to attract more than 25,000 Chinese and international visitors.
WORLD: Assistive listening equipment manufacturer, Listen Technologies, has unveiled a new company logo as part its latest brand identity. The move is reportedly a reflection of the company’s long-term business plan, which focuses on providing the ‘best possible assistive experience’ by encouraging education and providing resources to keep the market up-to-date on best practices and legislative compliance. Alongside the new brand identity the manufacturer has unveiled a newly redesigned website that provides customers with ‘even more relevant information’.
INDIA: When India descended on the polling booths back in May, the soon to be elected Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party placed a heavy emphasis on engaging with the country’s 23 million first-time voters. One element of this initiative saw the party engaging with young voters online, through social media. However, he also introduced technological elements into the more traditional campaign approach. Installed by Modern Stage Service, his campaign fleet was lavishly decorated with the necessary equipment, which included projectors, microphones, and speakers. Having now proven itself as a viable portable solution, the installers exhibited one of trailers recently at InfoComm India, reportedly sparking a great deal of interest from visitors.
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WORLD: With the goal of increasing operational efficiencies, pro audio brand Aphex has relocated its headquarters closer to parent company DWV Entertainment and the core Aphex creative and engineering teams in Salt Lake City. The move includes the opening of a new warehouse in Utah to complement existing manufacturing and shipping facilities in California.
WORLD: Waves Audio has announced a new series of online videos titled Everything Audio. The programmes will present ‘a wide spectrum of audio-related content’ covering topics spanning pro audio and live sound to MI audio, sound for film and gaming, sound design, DJing and electronic music production, as well as some slightly more obscure audio topics such as audio forensics, restoration, psychoacoustics, hearing capacity and aural health. With new episodes occurring regularly, the programmes are intended for anyone with a passion and interest for sound.
WORLD: Analogue studio equipment manufacturer Chameleon Labs has been acquired by V3 LLC, reportedly benefitting from the ‘wealth of engineering expertise in cutting-edge audio designs as well advanced manufacturer processes’ that V3 LLC is able to provide. In addition to continuing to produce current products, a new product development programme has already been launched with the aim of delivering new equipment to customers in 2015.
AUSTRALIA: For an event encompassing more than 70,000 participants and spanning 14km through Sydney and Bondi streets, part and parcel of ensuring operations run smoothly is providing a means of communicating between organisers and participants. For the recent Sun Herald City 2 Surf charity event, the task of organising and corralling the runners was handed to Fairfax Media Events. To assist with this, The PA People, as with previous years, supplied and installed the start and finish line PA systems, providing ‘increased value’ for the client by moving to a digital transport system for the first time in this location.
KOREA: Second only in scale to the Olympics in the world of sport, the 17th Asian Games in Incheon recently opened its doors to 10,000 athletes from 45 countries. In support of this, audio and video specialist Lawo provided approximately 110 IP-based Commentary Control Units (LCU), promising smooth broadcasting of commentator’s audio throughout the competition, from the opening ceremony and athletic events taking place in the Main Stadium right through to the Judo matches taking place in the smaller sports halls. The equipment was provided by the manufacturer’s rental partner, Audio Broadcast, which was supplied with a complete support service package directly from Lawo.
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