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Time To Do Some Work Now

Time To Do Some Work Now

Ampd Electronics’ AVIA-shortlisted audio work on the Scooby Doo Coaster. When Warner Bros Movie World’s Scooby Doo Coaster was closed to make way for the Next Generation transformation, anticipation from the ride’s fans was high.  The ride is one of Warner Bros Movie World’s most popular attractions. The ride was closed in late 2018 for
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November 8, 2019 Projects

UTS CHOOSES SONY PROJECTION FOR NEW SPORTS LAB

UTS CHOOSES SONY PROJECTION FOR NEW SPORTS LAB

Recently the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) and the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust (SCG Trust), came together in a partnership to develop the new Rugby Australia Building at the Moore Park sporting precinct in Sydney. Part of the fit-out of this new facility included a Skills Acquisition and
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November 14, 2018 News

AVIXA RELEASES RACK BUILDING STANDARD FOR AV SYSTEMS

AVIXA RELEASES RACK BUILDING STANDARD FOR AV SYSTEMS

AVIXA has announced the release of its newest standard, Rack Building for Audiovisual Systems (F502.01:2018), which details the requirements for integrating AV systems into racks by providing a process for consistent assembly, mounting, and cable management. This standard covers the fundamental elements of building a reliable AV equipment rack, including: Assembly of AV equipment racks,
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September 26, 2018 News

AVIXA CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS FOR OCEANIA AWARDS 2018

AVIXA CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS FOR OCEANIA AWARDS 2018

Avixa is calling for nominations for the 2018 Avixa Oceania Awards programme. The awards will recognise individual AV professionals for their outstanding contributions, extraordinary commitment or service to the AV industry in the region. Awards nominations are being accepted for the following categories: Oceania CTS Holder of the Year Award, Oceania Educator of the Year Award, Oceania
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March 28, 2018 News

VISION CEILING SPEAKERS GET BLUETOOTH

VISION CEILING SPEAKERS GET BLUETOOTH

Vision’s two 30W powered loudspeakers have just received a Bluetooth upgrade. The new advanced Bluetooth chipset can be renamed and the pin can be set via PC software. The speakers can automatically switch to the Bluetooth input when it pairs. If the paired phone rings during a presentation, Bluetooth reverts to the handset during the
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March 16, 2018 News

BOSCH DICENTIS AT UN CLIMATE CONFERENCE

BOSCH DICENTIS AT UN CLIMATE CONFERENCE

The most recent annual UN climate conference (COP 23) in Bonn-Germany brought 22,000 attendees together from all around the world, supported by 4500 staff members. For the first time the conference venue was the Pacific island state of Fiji. The negotiations were led by the country’s representative at the United Nations, Nazhat Shameem Khan. Germany
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February 21, 2018 News

HILLS FINDS A WAY

HILLS FINDS A WAY

Hills is reporting a solid first half performance in 2017/18, with revenues down a bit (from an underperforming antenna install business, according to the report) and costs down even further. Here’s what Hills had to say about its AV business: Hills Audio Visual (AV) business saw revenues decline slightly, but has maintained solid margins, limiting
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February 21, 2018 Industry

HARMAN AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION SHAKE-UP

HARMAN AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION SHAKE-UP

Harman Professional Solutions has consolidated distribution of AKG, BSS, Crown, dbx, Lexicon, JBL and Soundcraft solutions in Australia by strengthening ties with longtime distribution partners AV Technology (avt) and CMI Music & Audio. Building on 25 years of experience representing AMX audio video control systems, avt will expand its portfolio to include the complete Harman
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December 8, 2017 Industry

VISION FREESPACE NOW AVAILABLE AS AN APP

VISION FREESPACE NOW AVAILABLE AS AN APP

Vision’s room calendar solution Freespace is now sold as an app which runs on the LG 10SM3TB and Philips 10BDL3051T digital signage tablets. Vision will no longer offer its own hardware solution. Philips and LG both launched 10-inch touchscreen tablets which run Android and are perfect as meeting room booking tablets. Both use PoE, and
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June 20, 2017 News

MICROHIRE EXPANDS

MICROHIRE EXPANDS

Microhire has expanded into Fiji, signing a six-year tenure with the Royal International Convention Centre and opening its first international office at the Marriott Hotels’ newest five-star resort at Momi Bay, Fiji. Since its opening six weeks ago, the Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay has already hosted 10 events with the support of Microhire. Shayne Liddell, Microhire
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June 14, 2017 Industry