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PPC’s Eric Bodley Inducted Into CEDIA Fellows Program

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Sept. 8, 2009 — PPC, the global leader in connector technology, today announced that Eric Bodley, the company’s vice president and general manager of consumer electronics, has been inducted into the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) Fellows program. Bodley is among the first ten individuals to receive CEDIA Fellows recognition, which is awarded to longtime CEDIA volunteers and members who have contributed to the association’s success. more

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Harmonic Introduces New ACE™ Any-to-Any Transcoding Capabilities

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Sept. 8, 2009 — Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) today introduced ACE™ (Agile Compression Engine), a ground-breaking new transcoding technology that extends the functionality of its versatile ProStream™ 1000 stream processing platform. ACE offers industry-leading density supporting MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) transcoding of up to 20 high definition (HD) or 80 standard definition (SD) video and audio channels in a compact and power-efficient one rack-unit (1-RU) chassis. This scalable IP-based transcoder supports a number of applications including real-time transcoding for digital turnaround (DTA), mobile video, Internet TV and digital program or advertisement insertion. Existing ProStream 1000 systems are easily field-upgradeable to support the new ACE functionality. more

AURALEX’S SONICPRINT GOES GREEN AT CEDIA 2009

~SonicPrint Designs Now Available on Environmental EcoTech ProPanels ~

Auralex - Green SonicPrint

ATLANTA, GA ― Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, is pleased to announce a breakthrough in acoustic technology―custom-printed, artistic SonicPrint ProPanels manufactured with its first green acoustical panel, EcoTech, at CEDIA 2009 (Booth 1317). SonicPrint features “The Art of Sound? theme by blending unlimited design and style options for any room with the company’s new acoustically proven technology with its green ProPanel product line, EcoTech.

SonicPrint custom-printed, artistic ProPanels are fabric-covered acoustic absorptive panels disguised as artwork. This exclusive offering opens the door to numerous décor options, as the acoustical panels are camouflaged under the design of the customer’s choice. Users are no longer limited to single color fabric choices, and can now improve the room acoustics by outfitting any space with paintings and more

AVIOM ANNOUNCES WEBCASTS FOR SEPTEMBER

Training for Both Audio Professionals and End Users

WEST CHESTER, PA, SEPTEMBER 8, 2009—Aviom (PLASA Booth 1-F4), exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, announces its September 2009 Applications & Technical Training Program webcasts. The initiative, originally launched last summer, features two online training programs per month. These vary from month to month and most often include one session designed for contractors, consultants and other audio professionals and a second designed specifically as a how-to for end users. This month’s featured seminar is of Lowering Stage Volume in the House of Worship taking place September 24, 2009, at 7:00PM Eastern (4:00PM Pacific) and 10:00PM Eastern (7:00PM Pacific). more

Compix Names Technology Veteran Young Soo Lee to Manage Sales for Asia-Pacific

IRVINE, Calif. — Sept. 8, 2009 — Compix, a leading developer of broadcast-quality character generators (CGs), announced today the appointment of Young Soo Lee as executive director of sales for the Asia-Pacific region. Lee comes to Compix after serving as executive director of sales and chief technology officer for Korea’s Sion Media. He will be at IBC2009 with his new Compix colleagues on Stand 8.A98, where the company is exhibiting with partner Apantac LLC. more

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AVDB Group Outfits Aliante Station Casino’s Access Theater with Dual Yamaha PM5D-RH Digital Consoles and DSP5D Expanders

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada⎯Aliante Station broke ground in February 2008 and was a $662 million joint venture between Station Casinos and the Greenspun Corporation. Set on a 40-acre lot, Aliante Station is the 18th property for Station Casinos in southern Nevada. Access, the property’s 600-plus seat concert venue, AV, lighting, control system infrastructure, and theatrical architecture was designed by Montreal based Sceno-plus. Audio Video Design-Build Group (Las Vegas) was hired to design and integrate the audio, video and control systems. This was not the first time AVDB worked with Station Casinos; they were employed in 2007 to construct the multi-million dollar Ovation Theater at Green Valley Ranch Resort and Red Rock Resort’s ‘Rocks’ Lounge.

Space was at a premium at the FOH location that houses a 96-channel input Yamaha PM5D-RH digital audio console, a Yamaha DSP5D expander, and lighting and video. The decision more

Harkness’ Spectral 240 3D and Perlux 180 Screens Featured at RAI Auditorium For IBC 2009

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Harkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, have been selected as the screen supplier of choice for the 2009 IBC main presentation venue, the RAI Auditorium. With a seating capacity of 1000, the RAI Auditorium will feature a 16.70-meter by 7-meter Harkness Spectral 240 3D screen as well as a 16.70-meter by 7-meter Perlux 180 Harkness screen. more

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Fishman Creates Dealer Resource Site

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Andover, MA¬¬Fishman Amplification has created a new resource and support website that provides a range of useful online tools designed to grow their dealers’ business and profitability.

The new dealer resource site, fishmandealers.com, offers a variety of training videos and reference materials to provide dealers with more information about Fishman’s products and technologies.

One of these tools is the Fishman Training Guide, a helpful explanation of products, how to demonstrate and answer customer questions about them.

The site also features interactive Training Modules, Acrobat Flash tutorials with informative narration and product quizzes, along with the company’s retail catalog which includes all of the latest Fishman products with photos, detailed descriptions, features and specifications.

There are also links to all of Fishman’s installation guides, user guides, and access to the company’s extensive Technical Support and FTP Directory.

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Rugged RJ45 DataTac Connector and Cat5-Flex Tactical Assembly

Rugged RJ45 DataTac Assembly

Mundelein, IL. – Clark Wire and Cable has added another product to their product line. Combining the tough and resistant Cat5-Flex cable with a super heavy duty DataTac RJ45 connector, Clark Wire & Cable has created an assembly that can withstand any outdoor environments, heavy abuse conditions or contaminating elements.

The DataTac Cat5-Flex assembly is appropriate for use in areas where temperatures are unpredictable, water or contaminating elements are a concern, or where harsh environments could potentially cause problems with the connection.

The DataTac Cat5-Flex assembly is appropriate for use in the field or with staging applications where harsh environments might be a problem. This turnkey assembly is easy for the engineer because there are no tools required.

The DataTac Connector is a tactical RJ45 connector with an IP-67 rating, helping protect against contamination from more

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MITSUBISHI DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AMERICA ANNOUNCES NEW HC6800 DIAMOND SERIES PROJECTOR AT CEDIA 2009

Mitsubishi’s HC6800 Home Theater Projector

Mitsubishi’s 1080p HC6800 Diamond Series
high-contrast projector offers quality and
value for end-users. This new projector
is designed for easy installation and is
available exclusively through custom home
theater systems integrators and leading
retail channels such as Best Buy’s
Magnolia Home Theater.

High-Contrast, High-Definition Projector Available Exclusively through System Integrators and Leading Home Theater Retailers

IRVINE, Calif., September 8, 2009 — Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America’s Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality, high-definition presentation and display products, today introduced its newest Diamond Series projector designed for the finest high-definition home theater environments.

“The HC6800 brings more features to the Diamond Series and projects movie images even more crisply,? said Wayne Kozuki, product manager, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics more

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