EPA Proposes ‘Achievable’ Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standard

New fuel and car standards from the Environmental Protection Agency could reduce smog-forming volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides by 80 percent. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed wat its calling “sensible” standards for cars and gasoline that significantly will reduce pollution and prevent thousands of premature deaths and illnesses, while also enabling efficiency improvements in our cars and trucks. EPA’s cleaner fuels and cars standards, created with input from auto manufacturers, refiners and states, are an important component of the administration’s national program for clean cars and trucks. The program also includes historic fuel efficiency standards. Once fully in place, the standards will help avoid up […]

Mogami Guitar Cable cuts it for Slash

Slash is impressed with the durability of Mogami Guitar Cable Utilising a high-density shield and conductive PVC layer to eliminate handling noise, the cable features an oxygen free copper core that results in a very low-noise, transparent and accurate cable. “The main thing about these cables is that they endure everything I put them through, which is Hell,” said Slash. The unique manufacturing processes developed by Mogami makes it possible to execute over 3,500 types of cables in their factory in Nagano, Japan. This enables Mogami to design the most suitable cable configuration for each application and produce extremely efficient products without any unnecessary waste. Mogami ‘Cable for Life’ products […]

Meyer Sound to demo CAL column at Prolight + Sound 2013

Meyer Sound Steerable CAL Loudspeaker In addition, a new loudspeaker monitoring technology will add to the company’s system integration tools to help streamline system setup and control for any live sound applications. Details of this new product are being kept under wraps until closer to the show debut. A 2013 TEC Award winner, CAL is Meyer Sound’s first AVB-capable loudspeaker and has been installed in performance arts and sports venues, as well as houses of worship in the US, Canada, Australia, Europe, and Asia. CAL demonstrations will be held on the hour on all four days of the show. Meyer Sound will also show the 1100-LFC low-frequency control element and […]

Cambridge Imaging Systems new appointment

Nick Ashwin – Cambridge Imaging Systems As part of its expansion, Cambridge Imaging Systems has also appointed the specialist U.S. distributor JB&A. Nick Ashwin joined Cambridge Imaging Systems in 2008 in the role of Assistant Project Manager. His recent move to the U.S. facilitated his promotion to the new role of North American Sales Manager, based out of Irving, Texas. Nick is responsible for developing the market and sales channel for the company’s MAM and publishing solutions in the region. JB&A is a leader in the field of video management solutions, including MAM, DAM, IPTV, Streaming and Digital Signage technology solutions. The company will assist Nick to build the U.S. […]

IOSONO sound technology enhances Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

IOSONO wraps Sydney Harbour in 3D sound Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour 2013, which premiered on March 22, is an open air production of Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” set against the backdrop of Sydney harbour and the Sydney Opera House. The stage measuring 32 by 24 metres resembles a bullfighting ring and appears to float on Sydney Harbour. With dazzling costumes and firework effects, the audience experience is rounded off with a high quality sound system by IOSONO. “It’s impossible to describe how tactile and realistic IOSONO’s spatial audio processor renders the orchestra and singers,” says Tony David Cray, sound designer for Opera on Sydney Harbour. The system allows for a […]

AMX launches Enova DGX 8 Digital Media Switcher Enclosure

Enova DGX 8 Digital Media Switcher Enclosure Providing up to 8 inputs and 8 outputs (8×8), the DGX 8 Digital Media Switcher Enclosure (AVS-ENOVADGX8-ENC) boasts all of the functionality and capability of the Enova DGX family. The latest addition to this product line, the DGX 8, with its compact form factor, is ideal for smaller commercial or residential installations requiring the highest quality audio and video to be shared between 8 local or remote AV sources and destinations. Just like its older Enova siblings, the DGX 16 and DGX 32, the DGX 8 includes an integrated NetLinx Controller, redundant power supplies and the ability to be populated with Enova DGX […]