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Archive for April, 2007

Premier Mounts‘ In-Wall Boxes Merge Form and Flexibility

New recess mount boxes enable users to realize streamlined décor and room aesthetics without compromising entertainment experience

ANAHEIM, CALIF. (March 15, 2007) – A marriage of form and flexibility, the new Premier Mount in-wall boxes (INW-AM200 and INW-AM325) satisfy the interior designer and couch potato in every household. Specifically designed for use with Premier Mounts‘ most popular universal flat-panel TV mounts, the in-wall boxes are easy to install and provide a finished look to any home entertainment installation. more

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Premier Mounts Celebrates 30 Years of Mounting Excellence

Industry leader builds future on foundation of three successful decades

ANAHEIM, CALIF. (April 14, 2007) – Over the past three decades, Premier Mounts, a leading manufacturer of mounting systems, has seen the professional audio-visual and home entertainment industry snowball from an exclusive niche market to a mainstream consumer tidal wave. Throughout 2007, Premier Mounts will be celebrating its 30-year legacy as an innovator in mounting technology and solutions while continuing to find creative solutions that address today‘s consumer and business electronics needs. more

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A Study in the Evolution of Audio Visual Equipment and Home Entertainment

Originally named Progressive Marketing in 1977, the company has its roots as an audio-visual supply re-distributor. As an AV distributor, founder Len Dozier gained experience with a diverse mix of products that provided him with a unique perspective within the industry. As the industry took hold and grew, Len was there every step of the way. In 1980, Len recognized an opportunity to fill a gap in the AV marketplace with durable, high-quality mounts and carts for projectors. A few months later, Len began manufacturing projector ceiling and wall mounts, as well as projector carts — and the Premier Mounts‘ brand was born. more

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Barco takes real-time, multi-site collaboration and HD projection to next level at NAB

Las Vegas, NV – Visit Barco booth #SL4320 at NAB to see the global collaborative meeting system of the future. Also witness the latest in HD projection for large-scale venues.

Barco, a leading global provider of advanced display solutions, once again brings systems innovation to the NAB show floor. This year Barco demonstrates a complete visual system solution for distributed collaborative meeting applications. Attendees will witness the revolutionary XDS-1000 external display management system as it pilots multiple high-fidelity projectors and multiple sources on a large display wall. At the same time, users will share content and video conference in real-time with remote participants that use Barco‘s new iCon H250 single-chip DLP, native HD (1920×1080) projector. more

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Runco‘s High-altitude Plasma Line Brings Uncompromised Video Performance to 9,000 Feet

Union City, CA – April 9, 2007 – Runco International, the leader in home video display technology, launches its broad new lineup of high altitude capable plasmas. Runco‘s six new models, including three CinemaWall™ and three PlasmaWall™ additions, are rated for use up to 9000 ft MSL (mean sea level), the perfect flat panel solutions for the high-end enthusiasts. more

Telecorps and Wexler Join Forces to Ease Risk for U.S. Stations Transitioning to HD

BURBANK, Calif. — April 6, 2007 – In a move to help U.S. broadcasters making the transition to HD television, Telecorps Communications and Wexler Video are launching a new division that allows station groups and affiliated stations to obtain the equipment they need while minimizing capital expenditures, technology risk, and maintenance staff. more

Sabine Announces the World‘s First Phantom-powered DSP

ALACHUA, FL — “Microphone problems are history,” states Sabine Marketing Director Rob Rothschild. “The Sabine Phantom Mic Rider solves every podium microphone problem imaginable, including improper mic technique.”

How can this be? Simply put, Sabine engineers said “Why not?” and developed a phantom-powered in-line digital signal processor (DSP) that puts feedback control, automatic gain control and proximity effect control where it belongs: at the microphone. more

Extron Introduces New Fiber Optic Extender for RGB, Audio, and Control Signals

Extron Electronics has introduced the FOX 500 Fiber Optic Extender, a transmitter and receiver set for sending high resolution RGB, stereo audio and RS-232 control over a single fiber. Engineered for reliability and exceptional high resolution image performance, it uses Extron‘s exclusive zero compression, all digital technology, to deliver perfect pixel-by-pixel transmission of computer images up to UXGA resolution. All the integration friendly features expected from Extron have been designed into the FOX 500, making it the preferred choice for very long distance signal transmission in professional A/V systems. Two models of the FOX 500 are available, one which supports multimode fiber at 850 nm for short-range applications up to 150 meters (450 feet) within buildings and facilities, and the other for singlemode as well as multimode fiber at 1310 nm to support very long-range transmissions up to 30 km (18.75 miles). more

Extron Promotes Kathy Laterneau and Remy Nguyen to Regional Sales Managers

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the promotions of Kathy Laterneau to Regional Sales Manager – Northeast region, and Remy Nguyen to Regional Sales Manager, Mid-Atlantic region. Kathy has 15 years of customer service experience in addition to a degree in International Business from California State University, Fullerton. She has been with Extron for six years working in various roles with both Customer Support and Sales Support teams. Remy joined Extron last May, and has 14 years of industry experience in operations, program management and sales management with such companies as Lockheed Martin/Globalstar, NASA Ames, and LGC Wireless. more

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Extron Introduces New ISS 506 Seamless Switcher

Extron Electronics introduces the ISS 506 Six Input Seamless Switcher. The ISS 506 offers truly seamless, glitch-free switching between RGB, HDTV, and standard definition video sources, and also features advanced scaling technologies for high quality, high resolution video presentations using the latest displays. With presentation-enhancing features such as independent Preview output, switching transition effects, the ability to insert logos and titles, and multiple possibilities for control, the ISS 506 is designed to deliver advanced capabilities to high-end applications such as corporate boardrooms, auditoriums, houses of worship, and other live event venues. more

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