DB in £1m audio-visual spend

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DB Systems' total capital expenditure on new equipment has reached £1 million over the past two years, according to TSNN.

According to the IT and audio-visual hire company, this high level of investment demonstrates DB's willingness to provide clients with the 'very best' equipment.

The company, which recently netted the Equipment Supplier of the Year accolade at the 2010 AEO Excellence Awards, says it has invested in seamless LCD panels, touch screens, Microsoft Surfac units, 3D Pyramoid units, a range of HD monitors, laptops and Apple iPads over the past two years.

System-on-chips hits the shelves

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a provider of advanced semi-conductor solutions, has released a system-on-chips (Socs), states Design Reuse.

According to the publication, this system can achieve playback of audio and video data in a single chip for portable audio-visual devices, including portable multimedia players, electronic book readers and network TVs.

The Socs are Emma Mobile EV series products that incorporate the latest ARM Cortex A9 high-performance CPU and integrate on a single chip the functions necessary for MPEG2, MPEG4, and H.264 HDTV video playback.

Aten unveils AV solution

Aten International, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of connectivity solutions, has introduced a Media Distribution Solution (MDS), writes ITWire.

This features an end-to-end digital signage/visual information management system under ATEN's Vancryst Professional AV product series. This solution distributes AV content over Cat 5e cable to multiple displays from a single input source.

The MDS solution is ideal for installations that require multimedia content to be delivered to multiple destinations.

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