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d&b audiotechnik Deploys Open Control Architecture (OCA)
Being an open public communications standard, the target is for a common language that all pro audio manufacturers can use.
ETC Purchases Vortek Rigging Division of Daktronics
All Vortek rigging products will be integrated into ETC’s rigging portfolio and operations will be consolidated with ETC’s primary manufacturing locations in Wisconsin by the year’s end.
Blackmagic Design Atem Camera Control Now Available
Now customers with ATEM production switchers can control their cameras via the SDI connection
Hall Research UH-1BTX Extender Certified by HDBase T Alliance
The UH-1BTX extends HDMI to 330 ft (100m) on a single Cat6 cable.
Yamaha Brings Nuage Road Tour and Nuendo Masterclass to SoCal
Get the latest news, tips and tricks in Nuendo, plus get hands on with Yamaha's Nuage, the dedicated, scalable, DAW control surface/recording mixer for Nuendo.
Tale of Two Churches and Blackmagic Design Video Installs
Florida's Now Church and Oahu's New Hope both complete full AV installations including Blackmagic Design creative video technology
Haivision Releases New Streaming Solution Suite for Multi-Site Churches
New Haivision Connect DVR service brings together multi-site churches with time-shifted multi-screen broadcasts
New Wave of Products and Features from Analog Way
The company introduced ten new products along with a great many new features to existing processors at the recent InfoComm Show.
Blackmagic Design Announces Drastic Price Reduction on Pocket Cinema Camera
Limited time offer will end August 31, 2014
Allen & Heath Launches Qu Upgrade With V1.5 Firmware Release
New V1.5 introduces DCA Groups, custom channel naming, flexible dSnake output patching, improved routing for studio recording applications, and additional MIDI control soft keys.
Radial Engineering to Acquire Jensen Transformers, Inc.
Jensen joins the Radial group of companies along with Reamp, Tonebone, Primacoustic and Hafler.
Canvas Church Brings Audio Clarity into New Home
Irvine, Calif., church tech pleasantly surprised with new StudioLive Active Integration system’s warmth
All-New Nimbit Makes it Easier to Spread the Word—and the Music
PreSonus' marketing and promotions platform for church use is streamlined, retooled, and more tightly integrated.
Top 5 Products for Churches from InfoComm 2014
The nearly 1,000 exhibitors displayed tens of thousands of products --- many of them hugely beneficial to church technical artists.
New FCC Report Reveals Clearer Intent
Unless your church is operating in the 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz bands, you will be affected.
Aviom Previews A360 Display at InfoComm 2014
iOS App to provide unique display information for Aviom A360 Personal Mixers
Presonus Adds Cascading to StudioLive AI Mixers
New feature set provides 64-channels, multitrack recording and networked remote control for under $8,000 U.S.
Sony Expands Line of Laser Projectors with New 7000 Lumen Model
Sony says its laser light source projectors offer unique capabilities that other technologies can’t, such as tilt angle free installation.
L-Acoustics Introduces K2 and Panflex Technologies
New line source with horizontal steering makes official North American debut at InfoComm
Next Level Church Takes Audio to the Next Level
From portable church to multi-site ministry, church staff choose Aviom’s 360 Personal Mixers
ADJ to Showcase Standout Products at InfoComm 2014
Lighting manufacturer to shine bright with LEDs to Pars and moving head fixtures.
Radial Takes On International Sales and Distribution for Jensen’s Iso-Max line
Iso-Max is a range of isolators that provide ground isolation and noise abatement for audio and video in broadcast, home theater and commercial AV integration.
Lubbock’s Church on the Rock Unified by Sound
New sound system brings active involvement to worship experience
Kramer Debuts K-Lock Pull-Resistant HDMI Cable Connector
K-Lock pull-resistant connector provides up to 15lbs (6.8kg) of retaining force.
The How-To Sound Workshops Head to SoCal in May 2014
Hands-On Sound Training Workshops for Houses of Worship May 17-25, 2014
Top 5 Products for Churches from NAB 2014
Top five products for churches were selected for their quality, innovation, ease of use and affordability.
Church Audio Console Chosen With Backs Turned
A diverse group of classical, rock and metal FOH engineers pick mixing console unanimously during blind shootout.
Allen & Heath Releases V1.4 Firmware for QU Series
Enables three types of user - Admin, Standard and Basic – with different levels of access
Texas Chapel Gets Help from Iconyx
Newly constructed church in Tyler, Texas, gets a helping hand making the sound as beautiful as the design.
Church Production Magazine to Webcast Live from NAB 2014
“The Evolution of IMAG” and “Streaming Solutions for Churches” will be the topic of webcasts taking place live from the exhibit hall floor at NAB 2014.
City Church In New Orleans Keeping it Fresh
New Chauvet LED video wall allows for frequent backdrop changes and saves on lighting
Immersive Lighting Environment for Celebration Church
Jacksonville Florida Church installs Chroma-Q Inspire House Lights
Chattanooga’s Calvary Chapel Chases Acoustical Challenge
Converted grocery store with square, hard barriers finds Varia the solution
Avolites To Host Free Weekly Training Webinars
Manufacturer to offer interactive sessions covering Titan Version 7 and Ai Media Server
Martin Audio Upgrade At Syracuse’s Most Holy Rosary Church
Martin Audio OmniLine replaces a huge custom central cluster point source system
Digico Announces 2014 Masters Series Tour Dates
Digital console maker publicizes first five locations of this year's hands-on training sessions
Digital Projection Launches Maintenance-Free 10,000 Lumen Laser Projector
By bypassing regular lamp replacement cycles, DPI says almost all costs related to the HighLite Laser projector are incurred at time of purchase.
Workflow and Creativity Collide at Boulder’s Crestview
Worship pastor of smaller church credits technology only the really big churches used to be able to afford.
Historic Dallas Church Sound System Keeps Classic Interior Intact
New sound system needed to answer both acoustical and architectural requirements
Elation LED Video Displays Support 1,000-Seat Southern California Church
LED's used for center, back-drop screen, as well as two side screens.
Cairo Acoustic Challenge in St. Therese Basilica
Soaring walls, marble floors, wooden pews, and 80-foot high dome ringed with windows create reflective audio obstacles
Videoguys.com Offers StreamVu Trial with Matrox Monarch HD Purchase
Equipment distributor offers churches that purchase a Matrox Monarch HD video streaming and recording appliance a free 30-day trial of StreamVu.
Mosaic Church Mixing in the Mall
Creating a rich and uplifting sound in a challenging environment
New Lighting Enhances Valparaiso University Chapel Of The Resurrection
Lighting upgrades come in time for chapel's annual holiday events
Extron Announces “A New Era for Control”
New Pro Series control products consists of 12 powerful hardware and software products working together to accommodate more elaborate AV system designs.
Pending FCC Decisions Cloud Wireless System Investments for Churches
For the church, theatre, sporting venue, touring musician, or other user of wireless microphones and related devices, there remains some uncertainty whether the frequency bands that you are now using or will be purchasing in the intermediate future will still be cleared for use in five or ten years.
Top Five Products for Churches from NAMM 2014
Our Church Production team of editors and contributors was bombarded with invitations for booth visits and press conferences, and our e-mail boxes overflowed with releases pleading for attention. Winnowing down the deserving candidates to five was an agonizing process with, frankly, some decisions bordering on a coin-toss.
Saddleback Linking Campuses Live Via Satellite
Commercial quality HD satellite broadcasting now within many church’s reach
Riedel RockNet 100 Digital Audio Network Installed at Mission Lutheran Church
New Riedel system is supplied and installed by Delicate Electronics of Camarillo, Calif.
QSC Audio Enters the Compact Digital Mixer Market With New TouchMix Series
Targeted squarely on the church market, the new digital mixers set offer advanced features and simple operation.
d & b Unveils New Column Loudspeakers
d&b's first column loudspeakers are designed for difficult acoustic and aesthetic environments.
Yamaha Announces Trade In, Trade Up Program For CL5 Consoles
Eligible customers will receive a $15,000 credit toward the purchase of a new Yamaha CL5
Mega Systems, Inc. Announces Mega Pro Training Sessions
Sessions to offer hands-on training and product demonstrations
Rose Brand Inc. Introduces New Fabric Finder ColorApp Website Application
Search church staging and theatrical fabric by color, type, width, opacity, sheen, price, flame retardancy, or any combination of the above.
Christie Lites Opens New York Office
Expansion establishes the company's fourteenth location for stage lighting and rigging rentals in North America
Kansas Church Expands Reach In Four Languages Using Sennheiser Tour Guide System
New standalone system operates independently of the main audio console.
New Harman HiQnet Audio Architect to Support Third-Party Controllers
“With the addition of third-party controller device support and other upgrades, we have significantly broadened the usefulness and functionality of the application,” says Adam Holladay, Market Manager, System Development and Integration Group.
Creative Stage Lighting to Distribute High End Systems’ Axon and Axon HD Media Servers
Axon media servers to become available to church A/V techs through CSL's extensive network of resellers
Speakers Serve Multi-Purpose
Minister of music says soloists and game announcers all sound great despite high reverb
Blackmagic Design Announces New Apple ProRes formats for HyperDeck Studio
All ProRes files recorded with HyperDeck Studio can be opened directly in Apple Final Cut Pro X for immediate editing.
ADJ Updates myDMX 2.0 Lighting Control Software for PC and Mac Mavericks
Update adds new features and fixes bugs in previous version
Wireless Spectrum Faces Repacking for Second Time
Sennheiser petitions FCC to compensate owners of microphone equipment
Yamaha Updates CL Series Console Software
New features resemble those on the company's larger PM5D console
Yamaha Training Sessions Scheduled for Western Pennsylvania and Washington DC Areas
Training sessions to be held in early and mid-November.
Christ’s Church of the Valley Adds New Aviom A360 Personal Mixers
Tech director cites system benefits of affordability, ease-of-use, built-in reverb and the ability to save settings for different users via USB
Matrox Announces Support for Telestream Wirecast 5.0
New release of live production streaming software now supported on Matrox VS4 quad HD capture and ISO recording card
Celebration Church Simplifies Online Video Broadcasts
New AVL system integrates AJA’s Ki Pro Racks – an economical, seamless fit
Harman’s Soundcraft to Host Si Series Training Sessions at AES Convention
Sessions are being held daily from October 18-20.
Line 6 Partners with Earthworks to Release the V75-40V Premium Wireless Microphone
New mic combines industry-leading Line 6 digital wireless technology with the renowned Earthworks WL40V hyper-cardioid capsule
Roland Systems Group Launches V-MixingSystem.com
New website is designed to help users of Roland's popular V-Mixing System
Neutrik Announces New NL2FX SpeakOn Connector
Improved design replaces the venerable NL2FC connector
Top 5 Products from WFX 2013
Products were selected based upon the combination of their feature set, ease of use, build quality and affordability.
Avid Expands Its Live Systems with Industry-Leading Automixing Functionality
New Dugan-VN16 makes it easier for live sound professionals deliver higher-quality mixes
Harman’s Soundcraft HOT Labs Sessions a Highlight of WFX 2013
Sessions communicated the fundamental differences between analog and digital consoles and the benefits of switching to digital.
Renkus-Heinz to Participate in Live Sound Int’l Loudspeaker Demo at WFX
Three different loudspeaker series to be on display during the event including line arrays, column arrays and point-source systems.
Livemix Personal Monitoring System Makes WFX Debut
Digital Audio Labs to demonstrate new monitoring system at WFX Hands-On Training Labs
SSL Live Digital Audio Console is Now Shipping
SSL’s first live console ships on schedule to first wave of customers and commercial partners
New Harman HiQnet Audio Architect Version 1.1 to Control Dante-enabled Devices
Audio Architect is the software element of Harman’s Architectural Media Systems, and is a single control platform for all devices in a HiQnet sound system, from microphone to speaker.
Pro Audio Industry Moves to Protect Spectrum for Wireless Microphones
The pro audio, broadcast, theatre, and other key industry participants are working together to protect the remaining RF spectrum for production applications
Waves Audio To Support AAX Native Platform from Pro Tools
AAX joins VST, RTAS, TDM, AudioUnits and other native platforms supported by Waves
Livestream Debuts on Roku Streaming Platform
With new Livestream channel, millions of Roku users can watch more than 75,000 live events a month
Bose Announces RoomMatch Regional Demos
Company answers customers' call for real world demonstrations of system
Audinate and Aviom Announce Licensing Agreement
Dante digital audio networking being incorporated into Aviom mixing products
Samson Introduces Expedition Express Loudspeakers with Battery Power and Bluetooth Control
New system allows you to wirelessly connect to your smartphone, laptop or tablet and play your music while on the go.
Industry Veteran, Tom Sullivan, Joins Rose Brand as Senior Project Manager
New hire has lengthy background in scenery production for Broadway productions and other entertainment venues.
iOS 7’s Impact on Churches
Adding AirDrop to iOS 7 could change the way churches distribute announcements, and dramatically reduce weekly budgets.
Blackmagic Design Announces Update for ATEM Production Switchers
New software update includes Save and Restore for all ATEM Production Switchers and 1080p progressive video formats for the ATEM Production Studio 4K model
Grass Valley to Show Live Production Workflow Innovations for Churches at InfoComm 2013
Company will show switchers, media server and client solutions, and cameras, designed to enable content creators to cost-effectively produce, deliver and manage live content across multiple distribution platforms.
DPA Microphones Introduces d:dicate Recording Microphone Series
New microphones are designed for a variety of situations; as a podium microphone, or as a high-end capture microphone in live sound or recording applications.
Guinness World Record Setting Gospel Choir Performance Mixed on Soundcraft Vi6
The 96-channel Soundcraft Vi6 was filled to capacity with 30 band mics, 21 main choir mics, plus four wireless, 24 mics on the extended choir, eight ambient room mics and some playback tracks from the hard disc recorder.
Adobe Accelerates Shift To The Cloud
While Adobe Creative Suite 6 products will continue to be supported and available for purchase, the company has no plans for future releases of Creative Suite or other CS products. Focusing development on Creative Cloud will not only accelerate the rate at which Adobe can innovate, the company says, but also broaden the type of innovation the company can offer the creative community.
Lake Pointe Church Using More Than 150 Channels of Sennheiser Wireless
"Audio is such a critical part of what we do," says Technical Audio Systems Director, Jason Cole observes. "...having all Sennheiser everywhere makes that process so much easier because we know what each mic is going to sound like."
Waves Audio Announces Live Tech Support Service
Waves Live users working with everyone from churches, to local up-and-coming acts, to megastars such as Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay and Beyoncé, have new company tech support options to reduce down time.
Gothic Cathedral LED Lighting Becomes Centerpiece of European Cultural Event
European Capital of Culture event in Slovakia features Košice Cathedral’s exterior LED lighting as backdrop
Ashly Audio Licenses Audinate’s Dante Digital Networking
According to Ashly, Audinate revolutionizes the way that A/V systems are connected, by transporting high-quality media over standard IT networks. Dante is robust proven solution which is widely deployed in hotels, transportation centers, shopping centers, public address systems, live sound reinforcement, theaters, concert halls, stadiums, athletic venues, corporate boardrooms, universities, broadcast facilities, recording facilities, houses of worship, government facilities, and courtrooms.
Student Life Ministry’s “Be Last Conference” To Feature PixelFlex LED Curtain Video Walls
PixelFlex’s flexible and lightweight LED curtain video wall is supporting Student Life Ministry's "Be Last Conference" celebrating Mark 9:35: If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all.
Church Production Magazine Raises the Bar on Online Content and Experience
The new site offers improved navigation options, additional commenting, interaction opportunities, and coming soon: forums.
ETC Expands Eos Family of Lighting Consoles
The Eos family has a new flagship, the Eos Titanium (Ti) control desk, along with several new accessories designed to add functionality and ease-of-use.
Wireless DMX Provider Granted Technical Patent
New technology designed to improve reliability of wireless devices in the entertainment, architectural, commercial, industrial, street and/or event industries.
Yamaha Releases CL Series Firmware Upgrade
New version 1.51 firmware upgrades Yamaha's CL Series Digital Audio Consoles with and improved Help function, Scene Preview funcationality, Dante device detection/patching, and more.
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