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d&b Loudspeakers Turn to Stone

Historic chapel gets custom artwork on loudspeakers to blend system into architecture

QSC Releases New TouchMix Control Android App

TouchMix now controllable by virtually any wireless tablet or smart-phone device

FCC Clears the Way for Wireless Mics

August 11 announcement provides additional clarity for churches relying on wireless mics

Ultra Short Throw Christie Captiva Series Laser Phosphor Projectors

Ultra wide and high definition model Captiva Series brings bright light to small spaces

Blackmagic Design Announces Reduced Price for Blackmagic Studio Camera

Optical fiber is now a user installed option, allowing for a lower retail price

Guitar Center Professional to Host House-of-Worship Technology Seminar in Chicago

New Life Church will host day of seminars on Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Roland Announces M-5000 O.H.R.C.A. Console Software Update Version 1.101

New integrated M-48 manager gives sound engineers control and monitoring of musicians’ M-48 personal mixers

FileSafe Version 1.4.4 Saves Video and Audio Files

Video Device’s FileSafe is embedded within Pix-E recording monitors and is now available as an updated computer utility

Extron Acquires Presentation Capture 
Software Engineering Firm Entwine AG

Extron adds software engineering group with years of expertise in network based presentation capture systems

AES Announces Live Sound Expo Topics for 139th Convention in New York City

Emphasis on practical applications covering topics ranging from live sound in theaters, music venues and houses of worship

Sound Image Appoints Industry Vet to Lead Integration Division

Former Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. VP, Laurence Italia joins Sound Image


Journey Church Takes Message Online with Telestream Wirecast

Church’s IT consultant finds system an easy way to produce professional production inexpensively

Tenth Avenue North’s Updated Light Show Design Features Nexus Aw 7x7

Chauvet Professional’s 23 pixel-mapped LED panels rock checkerboard design


Transforming School to 12Stone Church in an Hour

For-A’s switchers are part of the customized video production systems built for 12Stone’s four remote campuses

Martin Audio MLA System Preserves Pipes, While Modernizing Worship

Charlotte’s Calvary Church reinforces sound for modern worship, while protecting pipe organ acoustics

Daphne’s City Hope Church Installs L-Acoustics in New Worship Center

ESB Group, lead by church's former tech director, installs Kara(i) and ARCS WiFo systems at new 1,400-seat facility

PreSonus Hardware and Software Compatible with Windows 10

Includes Studio One 3, Notion 5, StudioLive AI mixers, and AudioBox interfaces.

Yamaha Debuts DXS18 Powered Subwoofer

Features a Cardioid Mode setting for effectively reducing the energy directed towards the stage, while increasing bass levels directed at the audience.

NorthChurch Heads In a New Direction with DiGiCo

Skylark AV supplies SD8 console and SD-Mini Rack pair for media-savvy house of worship


All Pro Sound Launches Renew Initiative

New program designed to enable churches to get the most out of their existing equipment.

Friendly Management Buyout Separates TV One from Previous Owner

A late-summer acquisition by company management from owner Nortek Inc. positions a new executive team at the helm.

LA’s Shepherd of the Hills Gets Mobile with Mackie DL32R

Mackie system with iPad control is game changer for portable church location

Willow Creek Community Church Simplifies Audio Routing with Dante Media Networking

Services at this Chicago-Metro “Giga-Church” feature live musical performances and sermons for close to 20,000 congregants per weekend

Sound Productions Celebrates Training/Demo Facility’s One-Year Anniversary

In its first year the company has held over 20 workshops, which have attracted more than 1,000 attendees.

2016 NRB Media Awards: Nomination Deadline Approaching

National Religious Broadcasters seeking media’s best

Standing Ovation for QFlex at Traditional Wisconsin Church

St. Michael’s congregation applauds sound from Tannoy and Lab.gruppen

Roland Introduces New Compact M-5000C Live Mixing Console

New smaller form factor targets small and portable churches.

JoeCo Celebrates 7th Anniversary with Summer Sale

Special pricing on selected products to mark seven years of BlackBox development. Products are used for multi-channel recording and playback of backing tracks in a range of market sectors from live performance to broadcast, film/TV and house of worship.

Plasa Announces Annual Rigging Conference Line Up

Now in its sixth year, it's the go-to event in the calendar for riggers, rigging companies, venue management and safety professionals alike.

Renovated Supermarket and Uptick in Technology Ready Texas Church for the Future

Guitar Center Professional and Featherston Media join forces to boost AV setup at the Koinonia Christian Center's new facility

LCBC Enhances Video for Satellite Campuses with Fujinon HD Lenses

Lives Changed by Christ Church upgrades live satellite video with Fujinon 2/3-inch HD lenses

Grammy Award Winning Drummer Gregg Bissonette Joins the Audix Family

World-class drummer, who also participates with Christian Musician Summit and Drummers for Jesus, begins Audix partnership

Original Pentacostal Holiness Church Lights Up New Student Center with Chauvet

21,000 square foot facility in Greensboro, North Carolina, takes historic church into modern youth ministry

CAD Ships New CADLive High Performance Mics

Designed for electric guitar amps and cabinets, drums, brass and strings

Elite Screens Opens New Maryland Facility

Move designed to improve east coast delivery time to match western states.

Delvcam Introduces New Waterproof Action Sports Camera

Shoots 30 meters underwater and features Wi-Fi connectivity

Mega Systems Named Exclusive Distributor of PlusTruss in US Market

Safety-rated truss systems offers a broad range of products, including straights, circles, corner blocks, clamps and various color options.

ETC Celebrates Biggest CUE Conference Yet

Console training and certification classes for all levels, and a track designed specially for educators and students

Inspirmedia Productions Jumps on Roland’s M-5000

Live mixing console finds early adopter in Lincoln, Nebraska-based multimedia firm

StreamGuys Addresses Evolving Audio Codec Universe with New Transcoding Service

New SaaS puts emphasis on ingesting and outputting TV audio and radio streams to targeted devices

Minnesota’s Maranatha Assembly Cuts Lighting Costs with LED’s

Chroma-Q Inspire Mini LED House Lights lower sanctuary wattage by 92%


ColorSource Spot Joins ETC’s Budget LED Family

Promising color and quality in an affordable LED profile

Creation Festivals Go Worldwide With Live Streaming

2015 Creation NE evening programming live streamed all week

MZed Announces Sequel to Art Of Visual Storytelling Tour

Alex Buono’s Visual Storytelling 2 in Cinema Filmmaking Workshops scheduled for 32 cities beginning July 22nd

After Wildfire Disaster, Malibu Presbyterian Debuts New Sanctuary with EAW QX Loudspeakers

New facility, five years in the making, offers acoustic challenges tackled by EAW and acoustician

Vancouver’s Trinity Central Upgrades Portable Church with Mackie DL32R

Ambitious first service with new system comes off without a hitch

Clair Solutions Adds New Theatrical Lighting Designer

New designer has experience with Cirque du Soleil tours and has knack for pushing the design envelope

Roswell Church Retains Natural Acoustics With Martin Audio MLA

Traditional church targets amplified PA with natural sound in the same room

Digital Audio Labs Responds to Church Needs

Livemix MIX-32 provides up to 32 personal mixes for large churches and stages

Church’s New Chauvet Lighting Cools Choir

Georgia's Tabernacle of Praise finds new LED lighting system brings illumination and comfort

Renkus-Heinz Introduces Iconyx Gen5 and Rhaon II

More uniform coverage, increased output, and faster setup and deployment


Jim Hutchison Joins Avolites to Support US Sales and Training

Distributor Group One Limited hires’s creator to assist Brad White

Church on the Move Transitions to Full HD Production with Hitachi Z-HD5000 Cameras

Consistently high image quality, rugged design and ease of use set Hitachi apart from competition according to church’s production manager

Sweetwater Expands and Enhances Music Store

Company announcement calls it the music store of the future with largest on-site inventory in the country

First Presbyterian Salinas, California Upgrades with Vue Audiotechnik

“The first thing we noticed was the clarity. We had people coming up to us saying ‘what are you doing differently?" says Ryan Hunzie, creative arts director.

Top 5 Products for Churches from InfoComm 2015

While the NAMM and NAB Shows are significantly larger, no other show in the world has as much to offer the church techy than InfoComm.

Ikegami Connects North Point Ministries with Ikegami HDK-95C And HDL-57 Full Digital HD Cameras

Atlanta house of worship links attendees across five campuses with realistic imagery of CMOS-equipped Ikegami Cameras

Sony HXR-NX100 Entry-Level Professional Camcorder with 1.0” Type Sensor

Designed for web content creation, student filmmaking, documentary and event video production

J. R. Clancy sponsors USITT’s Rigging Safety Initiative

The annual training sessions will be offered in different locations across the United States. The classes will include beginner and advanced levels.

Zylight Offers LED Lighting Solutions for AV Market at InfoComm 2015

New white housing design added to complement more houses of worship

Knoxville’s Faith Promise Church Takes Big Leap Forward With Sapphire Touch

Worship and Creative Arts Leader says new Avolites lighting control console delighting church congregants and staffers alike

Charlotte’s Central Church Cherished Tradition Blends Well with d&b

After much research, XLmediaworks’ design gives Central’s worship music another octave

QSC Launches New “Rent It Now” Program Connecting Customers to Authorized Dealer Network

Online rental referral program helps customers find QSC mixers, loudspeakers and amplifiers for live sound rental applications

Lighting Youthful Zeal at 2015 Awakening Conference with Chauvet

Chauvet Professional Next NXT-1 Moving Head LED Panels bring energy to rock-style atmosphere

Minister of Music Puts Earthworks Mics to the Test

New Earthworks high definition 40kHz podium microphone surprises

Sacramento Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church Adds Elation Broadcast Lighting

Church’s goal is to adequately provide professional video lighting while maintaining a warm and welcoming color temperature in house

Clear-Com Introduces New Connectivity Solutions at NAB

Product families facilitate connectivity between intercoms and other communication systems

Meyer Sound Constellation Revives Congregational Singing at an Indiana Mennonite Church

Constellation acoustic system designed to create ideal sonic characteristics for congregants to feel immersed in their environment

ADJ Dotz Par 100 Brings Power and Portability

Utilizing advanced COB LED technology, ultra-wide beam angles and built-in color macros

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Marks Debut for Renkus-Heinz Iconyx Gen5

Sanctuary’s original sound system dates back almost 50 years.

Allen & Heath Launches New dLive Digital Mixing Series

“dLive is equally at home in fixed installations, such as a HOW (house of worship) or theatre, as it is at festivals and out touring,”says Nicola Beretta, senior product manager.

Saddleback Celebrates 35th Anniversary Bringing All Campuses Together

Harman’s JBL and Crown provide sound for the event at Annaheim’s Angel Stadium

Taking Christian Television Network Into The Digital Age

The first audio upgrade in 35 years features Allen & Heath iLive

EAW Introduces Redline Powered Loudspeaker Series

Specifically designed for rental and staging and installation customers

First Baptist Church Grand Cayman Conquers Acoustical Challenges

Halo Systems Chooses dB Technologies DVA Line Array


Father/Son Tech Duo at California’s Destiny Christian Church

Lighting Director dad is president at Illuminate Production Services and uses Elation's product line to modernize worship styles

Willow Creek Community Church Adds Meyer Sound JM-1P and 1100-LFC for Two Campuses

Use of Meyer Sound is spreading across Willow Creek’s campuses

Gwinnett Church Adds Jands Vista Consoles to Multiple Venues

Church lighting and scenic director vouches for volunteer friendliness

Martin Audio Unveils CDD Installation Series of Loudspeakers

Speakers include two-part static and moving waveguide designed for improved coverage.

Hitachi Extends Free Financing Plan

Offer provides customers time to plan for a camera system during tighter budgets

Lighting Design Training Opportunity at ETC CUE Conference

Church lighting programmer values conference for hands-on skill building

19th-Century House of Worship Steps into 21st Century to Aid Hearing Impaired

Listen Technologies Inductive ListenLoop automatically connects with T-coil-enabled hearing aids and cochlear implants

Auralex Now Shipping V2 Upgrade to Popular HoverDeck Drum and Percussion Isolation System

Reduces coloration from floor resonance by decoupling the drum kit or percussion setup from the structure

Paul Carelli Joins Fulcrum Acoustic

Tasked with sales and support throughout New York, New England and Northern New Jersey

Historic Louisiana Congregation Sets New Stage with Chauvet Professional

CSD Group's AVL design with Chauvet lighting helps bring 178-year-old Hebron Baptist Church into modern worship

Church Technical Leaders Conference Coming to InfoComm 2015

Classes are designed for church tech staff and volunteers.

Florida Church Revamps Worship/Gym Space Lighting with ElektraLite

Entertainment Arts specifies Dazers and EyeBalls to illuminate new stage and room at Community United Methodist Church

Mega Church in South Bay Keeps Lighting Design Flexible with Mega Systems

Motorized truss system allows transformation from theatrical to concert stage

Teradek Announces VidiU Pro Streaming Device

New ShareLink feature combines the resources of up to four network interfaces together into a single robust link. It can mix and match network types, and can combine the uplink capability of up to four smartphones.

ADJ Open House Dates Set For Los Angeles and Miami

Events offer opportunity for first look at AV6 Video wall, Kaos and Vizi Beam 5RX

The Life Center in Orangevale Relies on Powersoft X Series

Audio intelligibility is at the core of 1,000 member church's A/V renovation, designed and implemented by Noverus Innovations

Elation Lighting and Video Enhance Drama of “The Thorn”

Popular touring passion play uses state-of-the-art entertainment technology.

Historic First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro Renovates with Renkus-Heinz

Complex acoustics worked well for music but left sermons hard to hear

dnp North America Announces New Addition to Sales Team

Dion Cooke looks forward to InfoComm and beyond



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