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CEDIA Management Conference Coming to New Orleans in 2010

Annual business owners’ conference to focus on people, strategy and execution

INDIANAPOLIS (September 23, 2009)—The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) has announced it will hold its annual Management Conference at the Omni Royal Orleans in the heart of New Orleans March 3–6, 2010. The conference will offer speakers, education and networking sessions focused on strategic, efficient business planning for electronic systems company owners and senior managers.
CEDIA’s Management Conference is an opportunity for professionals to step away from the day-to-day tasks of running a business and set their sights on improving operations. The event offers entrepreneurial lessons from business development experts as well as the opportunity to learn from peers in a non-competitive environment.
The 2010 conference will draw on the principles outlined in the Verne Harnish book Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, with a focus on the four key decisions that drive growth: people, strategy, execution and more

Niles CAT-5 HDMI Baluns Win CustomRetailer Exc!te Award

MIAMI, Fla. – September 23, 2009 – Niles Audio Corporation, The First Name in Custom Installation®, has announced its CAT-5 HDMI Baluns have been named the recipient of a 2009 Exc!te Award by CustomRetailer magazine. Niles CAT-5 HDMI Baluns provide system integrators with a reliable and repeatable connectivity solution for extending high definition sources throughout the home using cost-effective and easy-to-install CAT-5 or CAT-6 cable. Available in both wall-mount and component model versions, the new baluns feature a flexible design architecture to ensure a professional, cosmetically appealing installation.

Niles’ HDMI baluns convert high-definition audio and video signals to a balanced circuit topology so the signals can be transmitted over long runs of low-cost CAT-5 or CAT-6 cable. Operating in pairs, a system requires a transmitter balun and a receiver balun, with the transmitter located near the source component and the receiver near a flat-panel display. One more

25TH ANNUAL TEC AWARDS ANNOUNCES PRESENTERS, SPONSORS FOR OCTOBER 10 GALA AT AES

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Chris Stone to Host Awards; Tribute to Les Paul; Hall-of-Famers: Massenburg, Ramone, Kramer and Hewitt Head All-Star Presenters Roster

Gibson Guitar, Gibson Foundation, GC Pro and AES Presenting Sponsors – 27 Companies Support Event’s Silver Anniversary

September 23, 2009 – New York, NY – The 25th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards has announced the presenters, sponsors and schedule of the show, to be held on Saturday, October 10 at the Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York. The festivities will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception outside the South Concourse Special Events Room followed by the awards ceremony at 6:00. A limited number of tickets remain available and may be purchased at http://www.mixfoundation.org/tec/tecawards.html

The Ceremony will be hosted by industry veteran and Record Plant founder, Chris Stone, who will preside over the presentation of awards in more

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Tripp Lite Continues Green Initiatives with Energy-Efficient 3-Phase UPS Systems

SmartOnline™ Series 3-Phase units now with Economy Mode option

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Chicago, IL (September 23, 2009)—Continuing its Green Initiatives, Tripp Lite has developed its latest line of SmartOnline™ 3-Phase UPS Systems to incorporate an Economy Mode function. Operating in this mode, the SmartOnline 3-Phase series boasts an industry-leading efficiency rating of up to 97%. Economy Mode yields a significant reduction in operating costs through lower heat output, reduced cooling requirements and associated electrical savings.

Tripp Lite has a tradition of offering solutions that help businesses operate in a more environmentally responsible manner. Its design philosophy is focused on developing products that represent a value-added strategic investment for customers rather than a direct expense. The company’s state-of-the-art 3-Phase UPS technology exemplifies this design philosophy, with substantial potential for lowering the corporate IT carbon footprint. Tripp Lite’s 3-Phase UPS Systems contribute toward a sustainable business model based on reduced energy more

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TecNec Distributing Introduces Just Add Power HDMI Over IP Solution

Just Add Power HDMI Over IP Transmitter & Receiver

Just Add Power Transmitter & Receiver

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — September 23, 2009TecNec, a worldwide distributor of Professional Video, Audio, Multimedia, Digital and A/V Equipment and Accessories related to the Broadcast, Prosumer and Home Theater Markets, has teamed up with Just Add Power bringing an affordable “game changing” technology to the residential home and commercial display markets.

The Projector Connector from Just Add Power offers HDMI at 1080p over IP. Networking through any managed Ethernet network switch, any number of sources can be simultaneously routed, seamlessly switched and distributed to any number of displays. more

ASTRO LX OPENS WITH MASSIVE SOLID STATE LOGIC C300 HD CONSOLE FOR MIX STAGE

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C300 HD Will Be Used to Attract Engineers and Projects from the United States and Around the World

MEXICO CITY—Astro LX, a new state-of-the-art mix stage featuring a two-operator, 48-fader, 512-channel Solid Stage Logic C300 HD Console, is open and set to attract high-end feature films and engineers from LA and around the world. The inherent design flexibility of the C300 HD allows Astro’s staff to configure the console to fit the working model of any engineer or director. The C300 gives Astro LX top studio status for the international film industry.

“The primary reason for buying the SSL C300 HD was for the sound quality, advanced automation and the excellent service and support from SSL, but the flexibility of this console is truly unique and offered a new way to approach mixing a film,? says Jaime Baksht, chief engineer for more

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Extron USB 2.0 Hub for Architectural Mount Applications Now Shipping

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce that the new USB HUB4, Four-Port USB 2.0 Hub for architectural mount applications is now shipping. The USB HUB4 allows the sharing of up to four USB devices on a single host port and is available in two versions: AAP – Architectural Adapter Plate and MAAP – Mini Architectural Adapter Plate. It streamlines integration by eliminating the need for separate USB Host ports and their cables, and is ideal for any environment where multiple USB devices must share a single USB port. more

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X2O Media’s Xpresenter™ Platform Leverages SharePoint® Content for Digital Signage Displays

MONTREAL — Sept. 23, 2009 — In its continued efforts to streamline the content creation workflow for digital signage network deployers, X2O Media, a leading provider of technology, network management, and content services, today announced a new feature for its Xpresenter™ platform that allows users to leverage Microsoft® SharePoint® content for digital signage displays. Using X2O Media’s professionally designed smart templates, SharePoint content can now be quickly and easily displayed as broadcast-quality graphics without the need to duplicate the content creation effort, saving companies both time and resources. more

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Gefen Releases Integration Solutions for DisplayPort Users

CHATSWORTH, CA – Connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of two new plug and play methods of system integration among computer systems using DisplayPort connectivity.

DisplayPort KVM Switcher
http://www.gefen.com/kvm/dproduct.jsp?prod_id=8689

This KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) switcher offers a simple method of accessing any two computers from the same display, with the same USB 2.0 keyboard/mouse control. It saves space on the desktop, creating a more productive work environment. Switching between computers takes place using the IR remote or front-panel selector. Support for high definition video resolutions, hi-speed USB 2.0 peripherals and an audio output makes it ideally suited for today’s computer systems.

DVI to Mini-DisplayPort Adapter
http://www.gefen.com/kvm/dproduct.jsp?prod_id=8913

This adapter is designed for computer users who want to use a standard DVI port to connect a new flat panel display using mini-DisplayPort connectivity, such as the 24-inch Apple Cinema Display. The DVI to Mini-DisplayPort Adapter can more

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IED Launches Redesigned Website

New site aims to deliver market specific information quickly and effectively

IED WebsiteInnovative Electronic Designs is pleased to announce the launch of its completely redesigned website at www.iedaudio.com. This user friendly, graphically enhanced site aims to better showcase the advanced systems, products, and full line of services available from the world’s leading manufacturer of public communications and notification systems.

“Since all of IED’s systems are configured for the unique needs of our customers, it is necessary to be able to quickly explain how IED can help,? says Steve Youngson, Director of Sales for IED. “The redesign of the website does just that by allowing potential customers to pinpoint their specific requirements, identify individual market features and goals, review past installation successes, and be directed to products best suited for their needs.

In addition to updated aesthetics and functionality, IEDAudio.com has more

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