SAN DIEGO — Aug. 4, 2008 — Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic has completed an A/V installation for the new city council chambers in the City of Aliso Viejo, Calif., providing audio, video, and control systems for use at city council meetings. The new digital equipment replaces a simple microphone and tape recorder setup previously used by the city during sessions held every other week.
"Aliso Viejo is an emerging city, having only been incorporated in 2001," said Glenn Yasui, director of administrative services for the City of Aliso Viejo. "Since that time, we have been using a very simple setup for our city council meetings, consisting of a microphone and tape recorder. With our new city council chambers, we wanted the ability to integrate audio, video, and PowerPoint® presentations into our meetings."
As part of the new city council chambers, TV Magic replaced and upgraded the chamber's microphones and speakers with Shure® Gooseneck microphones and JBL® speakers. In addition, two 50-inch Panasonic plasma screens were added, along with a Crestron® touch panel and Extron® interfaces for A/V control. With the installation complete, Aliso Viejo is able to provide multimedia presentations to council meeting attendees with a space-saving system that occupies only one equipment rack.
"TV Magic provided technical expertise in the design and installation of the new system, and was flexible throughout the project. At one point, the ceiling height was lowered and they had to replace 65-inch monitors with 50-inch monitors, which was done quickly and efficiently," added Yasui. "We have been using the A/V system in meetings since February, and have been quite pleased with the results. TV Magic has provided us with a system that meets our needs now and into the future."
More information about TV Magic and its products and services is available at www.TVMagic.tv.
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About the City of Aliso Viejo
With rolling hillside and valley terrain boasting picturesque views of mountains, streams, lush trails, pristine parks, and city lights, Aliso Viejo is the envy of other cities throughout Orange County.
The city offers a bevy of amenities that mirror its motto of "Live, Work, Learn, Shop, and Play" and its city slogan of "Aliso Viejo – Experience it All." Aliso Viejo is well-known as a strong and lively community designed to meet the growing needs of individuals, families, professionals, and enterprising businesses. It is a balanced community with opportunities for housing, jobs, future-planned multi-modal transportation, and recreation. An abundance of parks and trails, cultural and recreational activities, and youth sports programs further enhance the quality of life for a community with a vision to ensure long-term viability.
About TV Magic
TV Magic is a broadcast and A/V systems integrator and engineering company committed to providing its customers with the highest-quality service in the industry. Regardless of the size, scope, or sophistication of the project, TV Magic has the experience, the knowledge, and the talent to define and meet its technical requirements. The company leverages today's technology to deliver end-to-end solutions for a variety of applications from broadcast facilities to HD production, to installed A/V solutions, and many more. TV Magic prides itself in developing partnerships with customers and vendors that lead to successful long-term relationships. The company has offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, and the New York City metro area. Additional information is available at www.TVMagic.tv.
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