Weekend Wire 9/4/21: Pixmondo Adds Virtual Sets In Canada, Qualcomm’s Lossless Bluetooth Audio

In this Weekend Wire: Pixomondo selects Roe Visual for two virtual LED sets in Canada, Qualcomm’s aptX Lossless delivers lossless audio quality over Bluetooth, Garena Free Fire sets Guinness World Record for videogame projection, Origin Acoustics acquires Ambisonic Systems.

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Origin Acoustics Acquires Ambisonic Systems
Origin Acoustics, a manufacturer of architectural audio and the worldwide distributor of Ambisonic Systems, has announced the acquisition of Ambisonic Systems.

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Qualcomm Debuts Lossless Bluetooth Audio Streaming With AptX Lossless
A new feature of Snapdragon Sound Technology, aptX Lossless is designed to deliver CD quality 16-bit 44.1kHz lossless audio quality over Bluetooth.
By David Carnoy
Source: CNET

Garena Free Fire Celebrates Fourth Anniversary With Record-Breaking Videogame Projection Display
The massive projection installation was displayed on the side of the Tropicana Hotel’s Club Tower in Las Vegas and covered a total of 46,733.65 square feet, surpassing Xbox Series X and “Destiny 2: Beyond Light”’s previous record by more than double.
By Rachel Silver
Source: Guinness World Records

Pixomondo Studios Select Roe Visual For Expansion Plans
Film and TV equipment-rental company William F White International and Academy Award-winning visual effects company Pixomondo have joined forces to build two new LED volume-equipped virtual sets in Canada.
By Jo Ruddock
Source: IBC365

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Inside Look: Sazerac House by AVIXA and Solomon Group
Join Solomon Group’s AV System Programmer, Barry Mendelson, for a walkthrough of the buzz-worthy exhibits at the revamped Sazerac House, a 150-year-old building in the heart of New Orleans. Sep. 15, 1:00pm EDT.

Learning Tech Managers Power Hour: Project Management For Tech Managers by AVIXA
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