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TOA Establishes New Distribution Channel Sales Group Appoints Pete Carletti, Distributor Sales Representative

September 5, 2008 — SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA — TOA Electronics, Inc. recently announced the establishment of a new sales group focused on supporting the distribution channel. Pete Carletti has joined TOA as its Distributor Sales Representative and will manage TOA’s sales efforts to key regional and national distributors for its audio and security products. more

TOA Releases Six New Paging Speakers

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September 5, 2008 — SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA —
TOA Electronics, Inc. recently released six premium paging speakers including the PJ-304 Projection Speaker, PE-304 Pendant Speaker, BS-1034/BS-1034S Wall Mount Slim Speakers, BS-678 Wooden Cabinet Wall-Mount Speaker, and the BS-680FC Metal Cabinet Wall-Mount Speaker. more

R&B SUPERSTAR JANET JACKSON SINGS WITH SENNHEISER WIRELESS ON “ROCK WITCHU” TOUR

janet_jackson.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – OCTOBER 2008: Janet Jackson’s first major tour in seven years is a theatrical extravaganza packed with pyrotechnics, intricate choreography and loud dance music. To help the R&B/pop singer shine through a mix that wouldn’t be out of place at a rock ‘n roll show, front-of-house engineer Jon Lemon and monitor engineer Blake Suib selected Sennheiser’s SKM 5200 wireless handheld transmitter outfitted with a Neumann KK 105 S capsule. more

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Radiohead on Tour with Trantec by TOA Wireless Microphones

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September 2008 — SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Fifteen years after the release of their first single, and 25 million album sales later, Radiohead continues a growth and development that ensures a stream of worldwide sell-out concerts. In fact August saw them return to Canada and the United States for the second time this year following a successful 2 month European summer tour.

Supporting the Grammy Award winning band throughout the tour is the Trantec by TOA S5.5 wireless system. This UHF system can simultaneously operate up to 24 channels in ten banks within its 35MHz window and was chosen specifically for the guitars of Thom Yorke and Ed O’Brien. more

Magnolia Audio Video Selects Panamax/Furman as Provider of Power Management Solutions

PETALUMA, Calif. — Oct. 30, 2008 — Panamax/Furman, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that an expanded assortment of the company’s power management products are now available through Magnolia Audio Video, a high-end electronics entertainment retailer. Magnolia’s offering now includes a wider variety of Panamax/Furman power management systems, surge protectors, and In-Wall™ products. The move offers Magnolia’s customers greater access to the most advanced power management technologies available for the protection and enhanced performance of A/V components, while offering Panamax/Furman increased exposure to consumers. more

TV Magic Partners With Sony, AJA Video, and Apple to Present Workshop on File-Based HD Workflow

SAN DIEGO — Oct. 30, 2008 — Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic is partnering with Sony, AJA Video, and Apple to present a workshop on file-based HD workflow. During this free event, Nov. 6 at TV Magic’s San Diego facility, the four companies will showcase industry-leading technologies, including the Sony XDCAM HD series cameras, AJA KONA capture card, and Apple’s Final Cut Pro® nonlinear editing system, that support flexible, efficient workflows in the HD realm. Special pricing offers for these leading-edge, HD-capable technologies will be available to those attending the workshop. more

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Chief® Launches a Flat Panel Wall Mount Module for MOUNTBUILDER™ – The Industry’s First Online Mount Configurator

mbv2-shot1.jpgMinneapolis, MN. — (October 2008) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in projector, monitor and flat panel TV mounting solutions, as well as progressive online tools, is excited to announce the launch of the next phase of MOUNTBUILDER. In addition to building configurations for projector and flat panel ceiling mounted applications, users can now build configurations for flat panel wall applications. Several enhancements to MOUNTBUILDER’s user interface are also included with the launch. more

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HaiVision Telepresence Technology Enables The Church Without Walls to Enhance Shared Community Among Three Houston Campuses

MONTREAL — Oct. 30, 2008 — HaiVision Systems Inc., the world’s leading vendor of high definition (HD) H.264 telepresence codecs, today announced that its telepresence technology is helping The Church Without Walls to build a greater sense of shared community among its three campuses in Houston, Texas. The church is using hai1000™ multistream encoder/decoder systems to deliver high-quality low-latency live video between campuses and thus tie together the experiences of members attending services at three separate sites. more

ALTINEX INTRODUCES DR446-103 HDMI VIDEO OVER 5-COAX TRANSMITTER-RECEIVER

dr446-103_hi.jpgBrea, CA – October 2008… Altinex, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of Modular AV Signal Management Solutions™, is pleased to introduce the DR446-103 HDMI Video Over 5-Coax Transmitter-Receiver. Designed as the ideal, cost-effective solution to utilize existing RGBHV cabling infrastructure to transmit the latest generation high resolution digital HDMI signals, the Altinex DR446-103 is the perfect digital bridge between legacy coaxial systems and newer HDMI systems. Now, users can upgrade, for example, their existing DVD players to Blu-Ray systems and transmit those output signals over coaxial cable to an upgraded display on the receiving end. more

Patrick Herlihy Joins Listen as Regional Sales/Product Manager

Listen Technologies Corporation announced the appointment of Patrick Herlihy as Regional Sales Manager for Canada. In his new position, Herlihy will be in charge of managing the company’s Canadian independent representatives and dealers in the sales channel.

In addition to his sales responsibilities, Patrick will have a role in Listen Technologies Corporation’s product management efforts focusing on language interpretation. Over the last ten years Listen Technologies has emerged as a leader for delivering wireless audio products for language interpretation. The addition of Herlihy’s expertise will strengthen Listen’s success in delivering language interpretation solutions to its customers. more

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