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Trading Places

Trading Places

UWA Trading Room Learning Space. The University of Western Australia’s Trading Room is a purpose-built teaching environment that takes students from out-of-date text books into real-time data. The room can seat 45 students. Students can work with live real-time Bloomberg terminals and view live Foxtel feeds. All seated positions have sight lines to directive content
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August 23, 2018 Products

WEST IS BEST?

WEST IS BEST?

Perth’s Optus Stadium is off-the-hook amazing. Text:/ Derek Powell Perth Stadium, or now, Optus Stadium, thanks to a rumoured $50m naming rights deal, is Australia’s newest major sporting venue and the third-largest sporting stadium in the country by capacity, with 60,000 seats. The facility, owned by the Western Australian State Government, was officially opened on
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August 21, 2018 Products

VIVITEK DK8500Z

VIVITEK DK8500Z

4K Single-Chip DLP Laser Projector Review:/ Christopher Holder This is a 4K Special Issue, so it’s only fitting we bring a 4K installation projector in for questioning. Easy? Not so much. There are very few commercial 4K projectors on the market. Vanishingly few.  Since some 12 months ago there have been a smattering of 4K
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April 13, 2018 Products, Reviews

NEP. OB. RTS. COMMS

NEP. OB. RTS. COMMS

NEP has recently installed a huge RTS comms system, forming part of the broadcaster’s new Andrews Hubs, located in Sydney and Melbourne, and connects the hubs with sporting venues and OB trucks across the country via a new high-bandwidth IP network. The RTS IP-based talkback system includes multiple ADAM-M matrix frames all with redundant power
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April 13, 2018 Products, Projects

RIEDEL BOLERO

RIEDEL BOLERO

Riedel has a new wireless intercom solution called Bolero. Bolero operates in the license-free 1.9GHz DECT frequency range. It can be fully integrated into Riedel’s Artist digital matrix intercom platform, and can be used three ways: as a wireless beltpack, as a wireless keypanel, and as a walkie-talkie radio. Bolero runs over a standards-based AES67 IP network. Decentralised antennas connect to AES67 switches and then to Artist frames equipped
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August 11, 2017 Products, Reviews

FOCUSRITE TURNS TO PRO

FOCUSRITE TURNS TO PRO

Rich Nevens has come on board this year as Focusrite’s head of pro sales. Effectively he’s Mr RedNet or the RedNet Czar if you like. Rich is a serial monogamist in the world of pro audio. After a stint as an almost-pop star in the ’80s, Rich headed up a nascent Euphonix sales division in
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August 11, 2017 Companies, People, Products

YAMAHA YVC-1000 & YVC-300 BLUETOOTH-ENABLED CONFERENCE PHONE SYSTEM

YAMAHA YVC-1000 & YVC-300 BLUETOOTH-ENABLED CONFERENCE PHONE SYSTEM

Text:/ Andrew Bennett Mobile phones are getting smarter and our workplaces more dynamic, flexible and mobile. Isn’t it time our conference phone solution caught up? I’m sure you’ve been on the end of a call where the other party, or should I say, parties, are gathered around a single smartphone on loudspeaker mode. It’s not
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March 16, 2017 Products, Reviews

MCEC FINDS A PEARL

MCEC FINDS A PEARL

Live streaming is hardly considered a specialty service anymore. Most performance venues are realising it’s virtually a requirement to stay with the times in an increasingly online, inter-connected world. TV channel counts are dwarfed by the gazillion options available live on the Internet, and stream-hosting websites like ustream.tv and livestream.com have never been busier. The
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August 15, 2016 News, Products

ISE 2016: POSTCARD FROM AMSTERDAM

ISE 2016: POSTCARD FROM AMSTERDAM

Industry veteran Paul Van der Ent shares his impressions of the world’s biggest AV show. Text:/ Paul Van der Ent People love the ISE show and I can see why. This year was my first but, of course, I’ve maintained an interest in previous ISE shows and was intrigued to see and hear for myself
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May 2, 2016 Products

HIT THE GO BUTTON

HIT THE GO BUTTON

  AptoVision hires ex-Crestron gun as its AV-over-IP evangelist. First BlueRiver chip-based products hit market. AV: Kamran, what’s AptoVision’s manifesto? Kamran: AptoVision’s aim is to disrupt an US$8b worldwide market for AV signal distribution. We are disrupting it by bringing the technology over to IP. It’s not the first industry in the history of technology
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May 2, 2016 Products