Bose appoints new engineered sound project manager

Kevin McNally, Bose, UK engineered sound project manager McNally will focus on developing Bose visibility and presence in major projects within the theatre, arena and large indoor venue market, and will be working with Bose Engineered Sound Pro Partners who are active within this field. McNally joins after after spending three years with Martin Audio. Your Comment Cancel reply

Safety 2013: Four Strategies for Turning Change into a Competitive Advantage

At the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2013 opening session in Las Vegas, Peter Sheahan, founder and CEO of ChangeLabs, shared four steps to effectively address change and turn it into a competitive advantage. Sheahan told thousands of Safety 2013 attendees during the June 25 opening session that while he may not be an occupational safety insider, he can certainly see that the profession and industry is facing change – and his presentation was geared toward helping professionals navigate that change. Throughout his work implementing platforms for change all over the world, Sheahan said he has witnessed only three responses to change: curling up in the fetal position […]

Safety 2013 Lights Up Las Vegas

At an opening session complete with an Elvis impersonator, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) kicked off Safety 2013 in Las Vegas with some spark and swagger – but ultimately drove home the conference’s true mission: helping EHS professionals do their jobs and save workers’ lives. After bursting on stage to the sounds of the University of Las Vegas marching band and singing “Viva Las Vegas,” Elvis officially welcomed Safety 2013 attendees to the city of lights and entertainment and kicked off a high-energy opening session. But former OSHA Administrator John Henshaw wasn’t about to be upstaged by Elvis. Henshaw took the stage on a more serious note by […]

Hitachi launches brightest-ever range of installation projectors

Hitachi CP-WU9410 projector All three models contain the built-in dual colour wheel that enables users to switch between high brightness mode or the rich colour mode via the remote control, depending upon the ambient conditions. The Hitachi Accentualizer enhances image sharpness, gloss and shade using advanced image processing technology and is adjustable in order to ensure accurate colour reproduction in any environment. The dual lamp system, available on all models, can operate together for high brightness or individually for longer lamp life. Lamps switch automatically in the event of a failure and in Alternative mode can operate continuously for twenty-four hour operation. Lamp time, filter time, projection time and IP […]

AV integrator BIS expands from Benelux to France, Germany and the UK

BIS has been working in AV & ICT integration and room furnishing for more than six years, and has completed 30,000 rooms at thousands of organisations – ranging from multinationals to SME enterprises; hospitals; municipalities; educational institutions; and pharmaceutical companies. Mood, an in-store design company, bought BIS in 2012. As BIS expands its market reach, the company will continue to be marketed as BIS and build on its AV & ICT system work in almost all sectors, excluding retail. BIS core competencies cover: AV,  video communications,  digital signage,  interior design (including furniture, lighting, floors, walls and ceilings), event production and and digital production (creation of digital signage content, corporate videos, […]

CT chooses digiLED MC7 LED screens for Pink’s ‘Truth About Love’ world tour

CT for UK Pink Tour CT has invested in over 350 500x500mm modules of the MC’s new 7mm range manufactured by displayLED, to provide high impact displays on the production of Pink’s ‘Truth About Love’ tour. The set consists of 10 separate configurations of MC7 modules, built around the centrepiece of a ‘dressed’ heart-shaped 6m tall MC7 screen, flanked by four moving video ‘picture frames’ which fly spectacularly around the set throughout the show. In addition, four columns of MC7 rise from the stage behind the band while, further back, another screen forms a backdrop for Pink’s dramatic departure on a descending lift. The non-rigid pixel mapping ability of the […]

PLASA announces AudioLab 2013 details

Excel London west entrance by night Taking place at ExCeL London for the first time from 6-9 October 2013 at PLASA London, AudioLab Arena is a purpose-built space for large-format loudspeaker demonstrations, shoot-outs of club sound and PA systems, and private exclusive demo rooms. The new AudioLab Theatre is an audio school with three expert classes; Live Sound, Installed Sound and The Sound Business. The third new attraction is AudioLab Interactive, a myth-busting laboratory where live experiments on a range of pro audio equipment can be seen. Created in conjunction with audio consultancy, RH Consulting, AudioLab Interactive gathers pro audio experts from around the globe to test pro audio theory. […]

The Future of EHS Training and Development?

French classical author François de la Rochefoucauld famously said, “The only thing constant in life is change.” When considering the professional landscape and related technological opportunities, a truer statement could not be made. As an environmental and occupational health and safety professional, I often find myself measuring social and technological developments against current EHS applications. In doing this, I have become very intrigued as to what technology has brought in the form of advancements that can enrich the training and development experience related to environmental and occupational health and safety. In light of this, I recently set out to research what I believe is the future of EHS training and […]

The Sounds of Summer: Three Tips to Protect Your Hearing

One in 10 Americans has hearing loss that affects their ability to understand normal speech, according to Jyoti Bhayani, a certified audiologist at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, part of Loyola University Health System. While aging is the most common cause of hearing loss, exposure to excessive noise also can damage hearing in higher pitches. Bhayani provides three tips to help protect your hearing this summer and beyond. “Once hearing is damaged, it cannot be repaired,” Bhayani said. “Hearing loss due to excessive noise is totally preventable, unlike hearing loss due to old age or a medical condition.” Here are the registered levels for common sounds, courtesy of the American Academy of […]

Do You Lead With Your Head, Your Heart or Your Hands?

Whether your natural leadership style is akin to a coach (leading with your heart), a visionary (leading with your head) or an executor (leading with your hands), your approach likely has various benefits and pitfalls. One expert outlines these three leadership styles and offers tips for embracing your strengths and addressing your blind spots. Barbara Trautlein, Ph.D., author of Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks, has more than 25 years experience helping businesses lead change. She says contemporary leaders must have a high CQ, or “change intelligence.” “Today’s marketplace is in a state of constant change, and successful companies are those that can also […]