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February 26th, 2015

Yamaha_fb last chanceLike the Canadian Musician Facebook page and enter the Canadian Musician Steinberg Music Production Sweepstakes before it closes on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at midnight

You can take your next recording project to a new level by wining a special music production bundle of Steinberg software and hardware courtesy of Yamaha Canada Music. It includes the just-released Cubase Pro 8, the HALion 5 and Groove Agent 4 VST instruments, and a UR44 audio interface. Prize valued at over $1,600.

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February 23rd, 2015

AES Toronto will to be featuring, once again, the work of its membership at the Tuesday, February 24, 2015 meeting. There is a varied list of presentations that organizers say will entertain and give greater insight into the work that AES Toronto members do.

The presenters and topics include:

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February 17th, 2015

2TECHNI_FACEBOOK POST1beyerdynamic has launched the TG Drum Set Pro XL Sweepstakes. This professional microphone drum set features first class sound reproduction, easy mounting of tomclips on nearly every drum rim, naturally sounding condenser microphones, compact and unobtrusive design, and a microphone clamp. This prize package is valued at over $1,700.

Simply LIKE the Beyerdynamic Canada  Facebook Page for a chance to WIN.  To enter, go to www.facebook.com/technicontact.beyerdynamic.

Mobile users, enter here: http://woobox.com/u7xvip

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February 17th, 2015

RH Consulting has released a new whitepaper examining the current state of the audio networking market and trends among the various audio networking solutions.  The independent report, titled “The Death of Analogue and The Rise of Audio Networking,” was commissioned by Audinate and takes a detailed look at the number of audio networking products presently available, the growth rate for various protocols, and the market forces affecting their adoption.

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February 13th, 2015

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is seeking proposals for technical papers for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015), running Oct. 26-29 in Hollywood, CA. The proposed papers must be informational and address technical theory, research, innovation, application, or practice specific to any of the evolving technologies associated with the media technology industry. The proposals themselves, comprising a topic heading, paper title, and one-page abstract, must be submitted no later than June 26, 2015.

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February 5th, 2015

AES_57th-500x300Today, Feb. 5, is the last day for early registration rates for the AES 57th International Conference, taking place on Friday, March 6–Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Hollywood, CA. Attendees have until end of day today to take advantage of both AES member and non-member discounts on this conference dedicated to the Future of Audio Entertainment Technology. Taking place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on Hollywood Boulevard, the program of events will bring together professionals from all aspects of the audio entertainment industry to cover a variety of relevant topics and issues, including audio design for cinema, low-frequency management, immersive and 3-D audio, object-based workflow and more. Co-chairs Brian McCarty and Dr. Sean Olive have put together an array of papers and workshops to be presented by leading names in the professional audio industry.

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January 30th, 2015

Feb Freeze bannerWilliam F. White International’s 14th annual February Freeze technology showcase is coming up this Tuesday, Feb. 3.   This pre-NAB exhibit, known for bringing together some of the brightest minds in the business with the latest innovations and technologies, will return to Toronto’s largest production support complex, William F. White Centre from 4-8 p.m.

“February Freeze has become a key destination for the world’s top industry manufacturers to showcase their newest screen-based technologies and advancements,” says Comweb Group Chairman/CEO, Paul Bronfman.  “From students and emerging content creators to seasoned pros, The Freeze offers something for everyone.”

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November 25th, 2014

ISE15InfoComm International, which co-owns of the Integrated Systems Europe tradeshow (ISE), has announces its most comprehensive InfoComm University training to date at ISE 2015. ISE 2015 takes place from Feb. 10-12, 2015, at the Amsterdam RAI.

As in previous years, InfoComm is providing members and guest members with unlimited free access to its on-site InfoComm University education programme. Members and Guests who pre-register for ISE 2015 using an invitation code will receive complimentary access to seminars of their choice on a first come, first serve basis. Two courses not eligible under the free voucher programme are CTS Study Session and the new Master Class.

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November 6th, 2014

Shook contestAudient has teamed up with acclaimed Dutch keyboardist Shook and Future Music magazine for the Shook Remix Competition. Fans can create their own remixes of Shook’s new song “Milestones” and upload it to SoundCloud. The top 20 remixes based on SoundCloud “likes” will be judged by a panel from Audient and Future Music, as well as Shook himself.

The grand prize winner will receive an Audient ASP880 eight-channel microphone preamplifier and ADC as well as an Audient iD22 AD/DA interface and monitoring system, which together are worth over $2,300.

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October 31st, 2014

contactdistContact Distribution will again be holding an event to showcase its manufacturers and the people behind the products that Contact Distribution represents across Canada. As with past Contact Distribution technology showcases, the 2014 showcase will be spread over two days for convenience, and located downtown for ease of access and presenting of the latest (and future) products from Contact Distribution and presented by the heads of the companies or engineering departments.

Those attending are encouraged to bring their customers/clients.

The Contact Distribution technology Showcase will be taking place at the Glenn Gould Studio at 250 Front St. West in downtown Toronto. Dates and time are:

Wednesday. Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Open

Thursday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Consultants Only

Thursday, Nov. 6 from 12-5 p.m. – Open

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