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Pandoras Box From coolux Media Systems to Receive Engineering Honors at 2008 Primetime Emmy® Award Ceremony

AGOURA, Calif. — Aug. 11, 2008 — The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded coolux Media Systems an Engineering Plaque in recognition of outstanding achievement in engineering development for the Pandoras Box™ real-time compositing media server. coolux Media Systems GmbH President Jan Huewel will be honored for this accomplishment during the 2008 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Awards ceremony on Aug. 23, at the Renaissance Hotel in Los Angeles. more

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Video Mount Products Features New AP-1 Adaptor Plate at 2008 CEDIA Expo

ap-1.jpgSTEVENSVILLE, Md., August 11, 2008 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the video, audio, and security industries, is proud to announce that it will feature its new AP-1 VESA Adaptor Plate at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 942. more

Salamander Designs Announces Broad Dealer Support Program for TV Mounts and A/V Cabinets

sdmountspackagingweb.jpgUnique TV Mount Display Kiosks, Elegant Packaging, and Furniture Design Centers Anchor Services to Increase Sales and Streamline Transactions
CEDIA EXPO, DENVER, Sept. 4, 2008 — Salamander Designs, Ltd., a leading designer and manufacturer of modern furniture, seating and mounting products for Home Theater and A/V entertainment systems, announces a broad dealer support program for its new line of premium flat-panel TV Mounts and popular home entertainment furniture, at CEDIA EXPO ’08. more

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SI Announces New Projector Screen “EZ-snap? Frames at 2008 CEDIA Expo

Austin, Texas, August 11, 2008 – SI (www.siscreens.com) is proud to announce that it will unveil its new Reference and Performance Series “EZ-snap? projector screen frame system at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 1056. The new “EZ-snap? system is scheduled to begin shipping in October. more

NUCOMM TAKE NEWSCASTER DR DIVERSITY RECEIVER TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH IBC 2008 DEBUT OF NEW UPGRADED MODEL

lnb-with-nucomms-newscaster-dr-2.jpgThe Netherlands, Amsterdam, August 12, 2008 — Nucomm, Inc., a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the broadcast industry, common carrier, cable, government, military and international marketplace, is unveiling the Newscaster DR 2 diversity receiver at IBC 2008 (Stand 1.A30). The updated model of its industry leading predecessor, the Newscaster DR, offers new features including a split box and the ability to receive UHF digital signals in the 150 to 850MHz band. more

Crown Audio Powers China’s “Bird’s Nest? National Stadium For Beijing Olympic Games

With the official opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games, Crown Audio today announced it had provided China’s National Stadium with 400 Crown I-Tech amplifiers to power the sound system during the next 16 days of events at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games being held in Beijing, China. more

Touchscreen Media Room

mr07a150.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry:
Best Media Room

Our project was part of an interior renovation. We selected a 65in. plasma, ceiling-mounted LCR and surround loudspeakers, and an in-cabinet subwoofer based on the architectural constraints of the room. We have had excellent results with this loudspeaker setup in previous installations as dialogue is perceived to be coming from the screen with the benefit of eliminating any clutter on the display wall. more

THE RAPCOHORIZON COMPANY SHOWCASES FLOOR POCKET BOX & MINI FLOOR BOXES AT CEDIA 2008

floor-pocket-box.jpgDenver, CO, August 11, 2008 ― The RapcoHorizon Company, leading manufacturers of audio and video interfacing and cable equipment, is featuring its Floor Pocket Box and Mini Floor Boxes at CEDIA 2008 (Booth 336). The two products were developed for fixed installations such as stage applications in theaters, schools, gymnasiums, church balconies, corporate installations, and video and audio production facilities. more

“Good to Go? DIY Video Demystifies Flat-Panel TV Mounting

Jason Cole in “Good to Go?ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Aug. 11, 2008) – As consumer spending on flat-panel TVs continues to grow, more and more homeowners are getting rid of their bulky entertainment centers in favor of wall mounting their new TVs. The percentage of U.S. households planning to buy a new TV is at an all-time high. In fact, according to ABCNews.com, in June 2008, 12.2 percent of U.S. households planned a TV purchase.

To support the millions of do it yourselfers and weekend warriors who will be hanging flat-panel TVs in the next few months, Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com) has created the “Good to Go? how-to video. The non-commercial video is available for download at Premier Mounts’ Web site at http://www.premiermounts.com/videos/good-to-go-video.html as well as several other video-share Web sites including YouTube, Veoh, Yahoo! Videos and Howcast. more

Dual Function Component Solutions from Gefen Offer CAT-5 Extension to 300 Meters

CHATSWORTH, CA – Connectivity solutions provider Gefen is pleased to announce the availability of three new system integrators designed for audio/video systems using the component video format. Ideal for large scale home entertainment systems, digital signage applications and high profile audio/video installations, all three solutions perform two functions in a single-box solution, streamlining equipment for an easy installation. more

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