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Visix selects AccuWeather as sole provider of commercial weather content

Atlanta, Georgia – May 03, 2007 — Visix, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will support commercially available weather produced by AccuWeather.com. Under the terms of the arrangement, Visix will deliver professional weather content to AxisTV users that purchase the optional subscription service. Users can select to receive published content from any or all of the following categories – local weather (current conditions), local five-day forecast and local weather radar. Professionally designed layouts can be automatically updated through the AxisTV graphic link feature.

The Graphical Weather Modules from AccuWeather.com have been developed specifically to provide digital signage applications with the weather elements in which the public has the greatest interest. more

Gepco Adds New York Branch

Gepco International, an industry leader in the manufacturing of professional audio and video cables, has added a New York branch to better serve its customers in the northeast region.

The 5,000-square-foot space located in Chestnut Ridge, New York – about 30 miles north of Manhattan – will stock all of Gepco‘s current cabling and connectivity solutions as well as its distributed lines. In addition to being able to fulfill and ship orders throughout the northeast, the facility will offer a “will call” area for customers looking to pick up materials onsite. more

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AVIOM WELCOMES MIKE McGINN AS NEW V.P. OF SALES & MARKETING

WEST CHESTER, PA, May 3, 2007 — Aviom (InfoComm, Booth #8246), exclusive developer of the world‘s premier audio transport technology, A-Net®, is announcing the appointment of Michael J. McGinn as the company‘s new Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

Another step in Aviom‘s consistent development as a company, McGinn brings years of senior executive and board member experience with demonstrated success in general management, marketing, and sales with global industry leaders Shure, Ecolab, and Eastman Kodak. more

HD-SDI Up Converter Added to the TV One Product Lineup

TV One-task combats the digital era with the new high-performance 1T-C2-520 DVI, RGB, YUV to SD/HD-SDI converter which is perfect for the professional or broadcast market.

ERLANGER, KY, May 3, 2007–The new 1T-C2-520 adds to the list of high-quality conversion devices available through the TV One-task product line. The 1T-C2-520 converts DVI-D 720p or 1080i HD signals to HD-SDI or analog YPbPr or RGBHV to HD-SDI. Since it also converts standard analog YUV signals at 525i or 625i to SD-SDI, it is the perfect product for converting Beta to SDI. more

Joe Fustolo Named Manager Of EAW Application Support Group

Whitinsville, MA – May 3, 2007 – Professional audio industry veteran Joe Fustolo has been named Manager of the EAW Application Support Group (ASG), the company‘s multifaceted team offering a wide range of specialized technical services to the EAW customer base. The appointment was announced by Jeffrey Cox, Vice President of the EAW Brand Group.

Fustolo brings more 15 years of hands-on pro audio experience in leading the ASG team, which serves to provide in-depth technical and system information, including product and application guidance, loudspeaker system design and review, as well as hands-on training and educational tools such as white papers and CD-ROMs. ASG also provides answers and input via EAW‘s popular on-line technical forum established on the company website (www.eaw.com). more

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APWMayville™ Stantron™ Racks Populate Soldiers Media Center

Systems integration firm Professional Products Inc. designs and integrates new facility featuring Stantron™ Broadcast racks

MAYVILLE, WISCONSIN, May 2, 2007 – APWMayville™, a leader in rack and enclosure solutions for the broadcast, audio/visual, security, data communications and telecommunications industries, announces the installation of 38 Stantron™ Broadcast Rack equipment racks at Soldiers Media Center in Arlington, Virginia. Professional Products, Inc. (PPI), a technology-driven design-build company based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, handled the design and integration services for the new facility and awarded the equipment rack portion of the contract to APWMayville™. Professional Products was impressed with APWMayville™ willingness to customize racks and create solutions to various rack integration and cable management challenges that the integrator faced throughout the six month project. more

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Soundcraft Announces CobraNet Interface For Vi Series Digital Consoles

NORTHRIDGE, California – May 2007 — Soundcraft has expanded the connectivity options for its Vi Series (Vi6, Vi4) of digital live sound consoles with the introduction of a CobraNet interface card.

The CobraNet option card allows up to 32 channels of input or output signals (or a combination of both) to be received by or sent from the console onto a CobraNet network. By default, the card is configured for 32 outputs. more

RoHS COMPLIANT CABLING SYSTEMS NOW AVAILABLE FROM WIREWORKS

HILLSIDE, NJ, MAY 3, 2007 ­– Wireworks Corporation, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems, announces that its entire line of products is manufactured in compliance with the European Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive and the California Electronic Waste Recycling Act. more

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NEW JBL PROFESSIONAL VRX928LA PORTABLE LINE ARRAY WINS MIPA AWARD FOR BEST PORTABLE PA

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, April 23, 2007 — Reinforcing JBL Professional as the world‘s foremost manufacturer of portable PA loudspeakers, the VRX928LA portable line array earned a MIPA Award for Best Portable PA Product at Pro Light & Sound 2007. This marks the third consecutive year that JBL has won the MIPA Award in this category. more

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Rosa Hart Chooses ISP Technologies 5-Way System

Eighteen months ago, working in conjunction with one of ISP Technologies‘ licensed full service sound contractors, Sound Hill Technologies, ISP Technologies was asked to come in to demonstrate gear for the soon to be renovated Rosa Hart Theater for the Performing Arts. . The Rosa Hart Theater, situated within the Lake Charles Civic Center, has been a foundation in the Lake Charles area for the arts since 1972. With seating for 2050 and having a stage with a 65-foot proscenium x 50-foot depth the Rosa Hart Theater has one of the most versatile stages in the South. The theater hosts‘ speakers, comedians, Broadway plays and musicals, symphonies, national music acts as well as local productions and dance recitals. more

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