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VMP Debuts PM-LP Universal Yokeless Low Profile Projector Mount

VMP PM-LP Universal Yokeless Low Profile Projector MountSTEVENSVILLE, Md., June 15, 2009 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, CI, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will launch its new PM-LP Universal Yokeless Low Profile Projector Mount at InfoComm 2009, held in Orlando, Fla. from June 17-19 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 2860.

“Whether in residential, commercial, professional, house of worship, or any other application, VMP’s line of projector mounts comes complete with everything needed for a quick and easy installation,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. “With this concept in mind, VMP’s new PM-LP Universal Yokeless Low Profile Projector Mount has been designed with a high-load capacity, rugged housing, low profile, tilt, full rotation, and telescoping capabilities, is compliant with most of today’s leading projectors, and is available in silver and black powder coat finishes.? more

RTI Selects The Eig Group as National Manufacturer’s Rep

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — June 15, 2009 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), a leading manufacturer of professional-grade, integrator-friendly control solutions, today announced that it has named The Eig Group as the company’s manufacturer’s rep in the U.S. Under the agreement, The Eig Group will act as an extension of RTI’s sales force while working closely with industry consultants, engineers, and specifiers to promote RTI’s entire product line throughout the professional audio/video channel. more

“The Tonight Show? With Conan O’Brien Kicks Off with Yamaha Digital Consoles at Front of House and Monitors

yamaha-pm1d-at-conan.jpgBURBANK, Calif.⎯When Conan O’Brien took over the “Tonight Show? (NBC) on June 1, it was the first time in nearly 40 years that the show received a new home. Crews worked for months to prepare the new digs at Universal Studios, the same Hollywood soundstage built in the 1950s and occupied by “The Jack Benny Show.?
Jeff Peterson of Green Audio was contracted by ATK AudioTek (Valencia, California) to handle the design and act as project manager for Conan’s “Tonight Show? sound system, and as part of the massive undertaking, chose two Yamaha PM1D digital audio consoles and an M7CL for the theater. more

IT’S A SHURE STAGE AT 40TH GMA DOVE AWARDS

Third DayThe Show Goes On With 350 Microphones, 16 Wireless Channels

NASHVILLE, TN, June 18, 2009 — Broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry on Gospel Music Television, the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards relied on audio input provided almost entirely by Shure. A total of 350 microphones were allotted to the task, 16 of which operated on Shure UHF-R® wireless channels. Among these 16 channels, 12 worked with either KSM9 or Beta 58A® handheld transmitters used for performances by Shure endorsers, including Chris Tomlin, Third Day, Natalie Grant, and MercyMe. Grant – who appeared before the crowd with a KSM9 – also took home Female Vocalist of the Year honors, joining other Shure endorsers Casting Crowns (Group of the Year), her husband, Bernie Herms (Producer of the Year), and Third Day (Best Pop/Contemporary Album) as the evening’s big winners. more

DIGITAL SIGNAGE COMPANY .ADVANCED METHOD AND BEST BUY CANADA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

SEATTLE, WA – .advancedMethod is proud to announce a new partnership with the Commercial Sales Group of Best Buy Canada Ltd. In conjunction with this partnership, Best Buy has selected .advancedMethod’s express digital signage system to offer to their customers. The express digital signage system will now be available directly through Best Buy Canada’s digital signage group, making professional looking digital signage more accessible to the public than ever. more

RF Central Heads Down The Stretch At NYC-Area Race Tracks To Help Protect Jockeys

rf-centrals-prx-ii-mounted-inside-nyras-chase-ambulance-hi-res.JPGELMONT, NY – As horse racing’s popularity continues to grow nationwide, so have the efforts to protect jockeys and their horses. A leader in race track safety, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA), which operates Belmont Park, Aqueduct Race Track and Saratoga Race Course, has become the first horse racing organization in the United States to install a real-time mobile receiver, RF Central’s 6.4 GHz RFX-PRX-II in its chase ambulance which is transmitted from RF Central’s 6.4 GHz CMT-II wireless camera system. more

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WIREWORKS HIGHLIGHTS RENOWNED AV2000 MULTIMEDIA CABLING SYSTEM AT INFOCOMM 2009

Wireworks - AV2000Now Cat6 and HD/SDI Compatible

ORLANDO, FL ― Wireworks, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems and custom panels, is highlighting its renowned and completely adaptable AV2000 MultiMedia Cabling System at this year’s InfoComm show (Booth 5221). AV2000 now offers users additional cabling elements such as Cat6, high speed data; and HD/SDI, high definition video and serial digital interface.

The unique AV2000 MultiMedia Cabling System is the only multi-pin connector system that can accommodate audio, high definition video, data over Cat6 cabling, and control signals in a single sophisticated hybrid connector. Each AV2000 system is configured to match each project’s specific equipment requirements in terms of cable types, lengths and tail terminations. more

MITSUBISHI DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AMERICA INTRODUCES XD600U – A LIGHT, EXCEPTIONALLY BRIGHT 3D-READY XGA PROJECTOR

XD600U Packed with User-Friendly Features that Shines Brightly to Capture Your Audience’s Attention

IRVINE, Calif., June 15, 2009 — Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America’s Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality, high-definition presentation and display products, expands its projector product line-up with a series of new portable projectors that weigh less than eight pounds and blast over 4,000 lumens. The XD600U is the first in Mitsubishi’s new family of high-brightness projectors and will make its debut at InfoComm 2009 in Orlando. This XGA-resolution projector blasts 4500 lumens of brightness from its remarkably long-life lamp, estimated to last up to 5000* hours under normal operating conditions in low mode. more

NEUTRIK INTRODUCES NEW SEALING GASKET AT INFOCOMM 2009

Provides a Dust and Water Resistant Assembly for all D-Shaped Chassis Connectors

Neutrik - SCDPORLANDO, FL ― At this year’s InfoComm 2009 (Booth 6561), Neutrik is introducing a dust and water resistant product for use with all D-shaped chassis connectors with its newest Sealing Gasket (SCDP-*).

Designed for use with Neutrik’s opticalCON DUO and QUAD fiber connectors and/or any Neutrik product using a standard D-style cutout, including the newly introduced water resistant USB/FireWire and HDMI feedthroughs, the SCDP gasket gives additional value and safety to any installation in the mated condition. The Sealing Gasket is available in six different colors including black (SCDP-0), red (SCDP-2), yellow (SCDP-4), green (SCDP-5), blue (SCDP-6) and white (SCDP-9). Color-coded D-shaped chassis connectors also provide the added benefit of quick identification on-site. more

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High Performance Theater with Sleek Styling

lht18a_200.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2008 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.

2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Large Home Theater, Level V: $340,000 – $465,000

LHT18

Date design began: 11-04-05
Date installation was completed: 10-08-07

FEATURE ESSAY:

1. Synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.

The goals for this theater were high performance, sleek styling, and sound isolation. A blend of diffusive, absorptive, and reflective surfaces were meticulously combined to create an impressive design while enhancing performance. Unique, curved beams with LED accent lights and built-in spot lights allowed for flexible lighting scenes without any penetrations in the ceiling. Considerable time and expense went into the construction of the room shell for optimal isolation and performance. A large isolation transformer was installed to ensure clean, plentiful power to the theater equipment. more

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