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Atlas Sound CD1Atlas Sound introduces new constant directivity re-entrant horns

PHOENIX, AZ, July 28, 2008—Atlas Sound introduces a new line of constant directivity re-entrant horns consisting of three new models in 90° x 40°, 60° x 40°, and 40° x 20° configurations. Offering greatly improved uniform sound coverage over conical designs, as well as predictable and tight pattern control; the horns, when ready for shipping later this year, will bear model numbers CD64, CD94, and CD42. more

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SOUND SECURITY

Atlas Sound M2000-SM Atlas Sound now shipping two new sound masking products

PHOENIX. AZ, July 28, 2008 -Two new sound masking products are now available from Atlas Sound. Designed expressly for security masking applications with requirements exceeding the capabilities of traditional components, the M2000-SM Surface Mount Masking Transducer are now offered along with the M2000-LP Low Profile Masking Speaker. more

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Capitol Sales Company Accelerates Growth

img_4751.jpgJeff Kussard has been retained by Capitol Sales Company to help accelerate growth and drive new distribution business in the emerging technology space. As a Strategic Development Executive, Kussard joins the leadership team and will focus on enhancing the business development framework for all aspects of Capitol Sales.

“We’re thrilled that Jeff has agreed to partner with us and help move Capitol Sales to even higher levels of performance and success,? said Curt Hayes, Capitol Sales Company’s President and Chief Financial Officer. “Jeff’s expertise and 30 years of experience in our industry will add tremendous value to our planning efforts. Not only is he well known, but he is well respected. We’re honored that he’s coming on board, and have high expectations for results.? more

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Capitol Sales Company Expands Technical Sales and Design Team

ralph-abrahamson-suit.jpgRalph Abrahamson has joined the technical sales and design team at Capitol Sales Company, further enhancing Capitol’s industry role as a distributor of emerging technologies. Abrahamson will lead new business development for certified digital telephone system dealers, targeting both commercial and residential installers.

Capitol Sales Company ensures its commitment to providing the highest level of technical support and service in the industry by hiring sales representatives with expertise in the industry. “With 26 years of sales experience at Panasonic, a global leader in consumer electronics, Ralph has a wealth of experience,? said Curt Hayes, Capitol Sales Company’s President and Chief Financial Officer. “With incredible system design and customer service skills, he’s a great addition to our team and well positioned to immediately begin supporting our customers’ business needs.? more

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Wohler Extends Professional HD Monitoring Line With New 26-Inch Widescreen TFT Display

HAYWARD, Calif. — Aug. 19, 2008 — PANORAMAdtv, the video products division of Wohler Technologies Inc., today announced the release of the HDMon-260, a production-grade 26-inch widescreen TFT display that enables convenient HD monitoring in field and studio applications. Equipped with a feature set essential to professional broadcasting, this latest addition to Wohler’s HDMon line of HD color video displays accepts video signals up to 1920×1080/60P. more

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New Professionals Plus Realty Office Features StrandVision Digital Signage

TIFTON, Ga. – Aug. 19, 2008 – The new Professionals Plus Realty Inc. office features a digital sign with a 48? flat screen display to welcome and inform visitors to the office. The digital signage system from StrandVision LLC of Eau Claire, Wis. highlights the realtor’s residential and commercial listings and replaces the listings on cluttered cork “picture boards? that are typical in many real estate offices.

Alice Johnson, Professionals Plus Realty advertising manager, explained, “We wanted a new way to present our listings that is innovative and effective, and that reflects our agents’ professionalism. The digital sign advertises all of our listings in a professional way that looks good and catches the eye.? more

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MONITOR ENGINEER ‘AL-Tee’ FINDS YAMAHA PM5D ‘KOOL’

al-tee-williams-monitor-engineer-pm5d-kool-the-ganglow-res.jpgBUENA PARK, Calif.─ Kool & The Gang’s story starts in the Jersey City, N.J. projects. They were teenagers, studying Miles Davis albums and James Brown singles while jamming in basements. In 1969 they made their first record. Still teenagers, and full of confidence, they named that first record after themselves. Their confidence and creativity produced a string of loose-but-tight, ‘fun’ records, culminating in the Pop Chart smash Jungle Boogie. Kool & The Gang didn’t need a singer then, their horns were the lead voice and the fans chanted along. Their songs were featured in films like Rocky and Saturday Night Fever. more

Jua Wangsa and Danascreen choose Lighthouse for KL hotspot

Malaysia – 19th August 08 – Out-of-home advertising specialist, Danascreen, has chosen a Lighthouse P19 19mm LED screen for one of its latest stand-alone advertising billboards, situated on Jalan Ampang, a major road in the very heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Installed at the beginning of July by Malaysian systems integrator Jua Wangsa, measuring 5 x 5 panels (6.10m (w) x 4.57m (h)) and driven by a Lighthouse LIP-XGA and X-Drive Pro, the screen is a pure advertising outlet in one of this vibrant city’s hottest hotspots. more

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RTS Builds for the World Stage

How do you move a preconfigured rackmount array full of state-of-the-art communications equipment? Use a forklift, of course.
That is the scale of communications that major broadcasters require for this year’s Olympic Games in Beijing, China. To ensure optimal communications during the games RTS hand-configured a huge rackmount array, or “RIB“, with the latest intercom equipment. The RIB will serve as the worldwide communications center for one of RTS’ major broadcast clients at the Olympic Games, thus allowing instant contact between the customer’s Olympic broadcast operations, headquarters, and any number of remote locations. RVON VoIP technology and RTS Intelligent Trunking Components make it possible for the RIB‘s 600 potential users in Beijing to seamlessly connect with over 30 of the broadcaster’s matrix frames worldwide. more

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VITEC GROUP COMPANIES CLEAR-COM® AND NUCOMM STRIKE GOLD AT 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS

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BEIJING, CHINA, August 18, 2008 – The Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division companies Clear-Com® Communication Systems and Nucomm are going for the gold at this year’s 2008 Beijing Olympics. Both companies are helping viewers stay close to all of the action as the broadcast networks assume their positions for the coverage of the games. more

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