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Archive for May, 2008

Chief® Introduces Industry’s Thinnest Flat Panel TV Mount

Minneapolis, MN. — (May 2008) – www.chiefmfg.comThinstall – At less than the width of a penny, Chief’s New Thinstall™ Series makes no compromise to maintain the low-profile of this year’s ultra-thin flat panel TV revolution. The new line of mounts incorporates exclusive design features from Chief, like GlideLock™ tool-less latching, to achieve faster installation in the field. more

Capitol Sales Company Distributes Chrysalis

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 13, 2008—Capitol Sales Company is pleased to offer its dealers a new line of Chrysalis subwoofers from Velodyne Acoustics in Silicon Valley, Calif. Recognized globally for innovative designs and superior performance for more than 25 years, Velodyne delivers a power home theater experience. The new series offers the low bass impact and sound characteristics typically found in commercial movie theaters that moviegoers can now enjoy in the comfort of their own home. more

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Capitol Sales Company Carries Tivax Analog Converter Boxes

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 9, 2008—Capitol Sales Company is now making it easier for consumers who don’t want to give up their analog TV sets after the analog-to-digital cutover in mid-February 2009. By stocking and distributing Tivax converter boxes, Capitol Sales installers can help homeowners keep their existing analog TV sets. This solution minimizes the expense of purchasing a new digital-format TV. According to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), about 15.5 million U.S. households currently watch over-the-air TV programming on analog sets. more

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Chief® Introduces New Wall Mount for Short Throw Projectors

WPA Minneapolis, MN. — (May 2008) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in projector and flat panel TV mounts, is excited to announce the release of the WPA™ Short Throw Projector Wall Mount for fast and stable installation of short throw projectors.

WPA is packed with innovative features and benefits, focusing on flexibility and ease of installation. A built-in track design allows the projector to be shifted up to 11? (318 mm) to create the ideal image size. The mount includes integrated roll adjustments, post-installation extension adjustments, and quick projector connect/disconnect without tools. Security hardware is also included. more

Meridian America Growth Spurs Two Key Appointments

Meridian Audio Ltd., the British manufacturer whose high-end audio and video home entertainment systems and components are respected and admired worldwide, has announced two new appointments to foster its burgeoning growth in the U.S. market. Walter Schofield joins Meridian in the new post of President, Meridian America, effective June 1; while Jeff Dean has been appointed to head up operations in Meridian’s new office in Los Angeles, California, effective immediately. more

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NextWindow Introduces Next Generation 2150 Optical Touch Screen

Emeryville, CA., May 13, 2008 – NextWindow, the international leader in the design and manufacture of optical touch technology, is pleased to announce the introduction of its new 2150 Optical Touch Screen for large format LCDs and Plasma displays, featuring unsurpassed touch performance and improved multi-touch capabilities. The 2150 Optical Touch Screen will debut at the upcoming SID Display Week 2008, in NextWindow’s Booth #1036, May 18 – 23rd at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. more

TV Magic to Serve as A/V and Media Consultant for Major Renovation of Lincoln Center’s New York State Theater

NEW YORK — May 14, 2008 — Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic today announced it has been selected as the A/V and media consultant for the renovation of the New York State Theater. The New York State Theater is the home of both the New York City Ballet and the New York City Opera, two of the world’s leading dance and opera companies. The theater is one of the three principal halls of New York’s famed Lincoln Center, together with the Metropolitan Opera House and Avery Fisher Hall, the home of the New York Philharmonic. more

Tannoy announces Definition Install Range at Infocomm 2008

definition-iw60efx-3q-front.jpgThis year’s Infocomm Show, in Las Vegas, sees the launch of an outstanding line up of loudspeakers from Tannoy designed to satisfy a range of installation applications encompassing media rooms, home theatre, board rooms through to high end marine interiors. more

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Tannoy announces the launch of the VQ Series in Demo Room N111 at Infocomm 2008

vq-100-front-goff.jpgTannoy announces the launch of the VQ Series – an expanding range of revolutionary loudspeakers designed for any application where precise directional control, outstanding sonic performance, and high SPL’s are critical issues; such as large corporate AV systems, stadiums, large dance clubs, live concert halls, theatres and open-air venues. more

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QFlex – a range of self powered, digitally steerable loudspeaker arrays.

tannoy-qflex-3d-renders-mono.jpgAt this year’s Infocomm show in Las Vegas, Tannoy (booth C3857 + Demo Room N111) will launch QFlex – a range of self powered, digitally steerable loudspeaker arrays. more

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