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Extron Welcomes Two New Consultant Application Engineers

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce Greg Moquin and John Fish, two new Consultant Application Engineers serving the Mid-Atlantic region. As Consultant Application Engineers, they will support professional A/V consultants and design firms through on-site product, application, and technology training. more

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Bowers & Wilkins premieres two complete new architectural speaker series at CEDIA 2009

Most important custom product launches in the company’s history

North Reading, MA—September 2009— We maintain a singular ambition-to offer the best residential loudspeakers available, dollar for dollar, in every significant category,? notes Doug Henderson, B&W’s Vice President, Sales & Marketing. “We’ve enjoyed great success in the custom speaker category for many years, but we’ve set our sights even higher with these two new ranges. Simply put, we’ve focused our considerable resources to create a market-leading standard for performance, ease of installation and appearance quality at their respective price levels.

Through our network of the top dealers around the globe, B&W has sold more high-end loudspeakers than any other brand in the history of the industry, year in and year out, because the value offered is unambiguous. Now, we are thrilled to introduce you to two new custom series which have the potential to super-charge architectural speaker sales more

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RDL Releases EZ Series – Connectorized Products for A/V Professionals

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RDL is excited to announce that all EZ Series products are in stock and available for immediate shipment.

RDL EZ Series products provide the highest level of value to A/V professionals and A/V users who demand professional quality. Based on decades of industry­leading technology in professional A/V and installed sound and video, EZ products capitalize on RDL’s renowned automated manufacturing to yield unsurpassed value. EZ products are a step up from other industry manufacturers’ utility modules, and are a leap up from consumer-grade products. more

BSS Audio Provides Transparent Audio Through Swedish Glass Hotel Kosta Boda

In a unique installation that provides a comprehensive audio network, the Kosta Boda Hotel in Sweden has deployed a BSS Audio Soundweb London system for audio processing and distribution. Opened in June, the hotel is the first constructed entirely of glass and is located in the province of Småland, in the south of the country. The hotel also contains a spa, restaurants, a glass bar and a conference center. The system’s design was developed by Swedish Harman distributor Septon Electronics AB.

The Soundweb London system needed to distribute four sources of background music or sound effects into 21 zones throughout the building, cater for 10 conference rooms with local audio inputs and microphones, and finally be able to mute everything on command from a fire/evacuation system.

The signal distribution hub has been constructed around three technical rooms, including the master control room. A Soundweb London BLU-160 and more

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Harman Professional Kicks Into High Gear At Swedish Soccer Stadium Norrköpings Idrottspark

In a fixed installation that provides a highly advanced and versatile sound reinforcement system, Swedish soccer stadium Idrottsparken has been retrofitted with a Harman system that includes components from BSS Audio, Crown, and JBL. Home to Sweden’s IFK Norrköping soccer club, the stadium was constructed in 1903 and underwent a major renovation beginning in 2007 that was just recently completed this year. The installation was completed by audio contractor Musikservice AB, with the system design developed by Swedish Harman distributor Septon Electronics AB.

Norrköpings Idrottspark Managing Director Magnus Nilsson explained the process of visiting other stadiums to help make a more educated decision on what type of audio system the stadium needed. “I didn’t want a conventional sound system. I was looking for something outstanding that would add a whole new dimension. Our goal was to offer our spectators a new way to experience the arena with a more

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Scharff Weisberg Adds Infinity Wash XL To Inventory

Scharff Weisberg Lighting has recently taken delivery of a large quantity of Coemar Infinity Wash XL automated fixtures from Inner Circle Distribution (Sunrise, FL).

Immediately after delivery they were provided to LD Tom Kenny for the MTV 2009 Video Music Awards broadcast live, September 13th from Radio City Music Hall. “The Inifinity Wash is a favorite of Tom’s” cites Scharff Weisberg Lighting senior project manager John Healy. “They’re different from anything we currently have in stock. It’s a wash light with a very bright, very long throw and a beam effect wheel that designers use to put texture on scenery and do myriad other dynamic beam effects.”

The Coemar Infinity Wash XL light is a 1,400 watt fixture that features a very wide zoom range from 5 to 84 degrees total

About Inner Circle Distribution
Located in Sunrise, Florida, Inner Circle Distribution (ICD) is a full-service distributor more

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Crestron DM-MD6X1 Solves Digital Dilemma in Analog Rooms

Crestron Releases the DM-MD6x1 DigitalMedia™ Switcher that Manages HD Protected Signals and Provides Seamless Upgrade Path for Installed Analog Systems

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, September 14, 2009 – Crestron announces the release of the DM-MD6X1 switcher, which brings the benefits of DigitalMedia™ (DM) to single-room applications. The DM-MD6X1 routes all analog, digital and HDMI™ audio/video from source to display, along with USB control plus DVI and DisplayPort multimode support. The DM-MD6X1 is ideal for modern digital presentation systems and the only solution to seamlessly integrate new digital HD sources into installed analog rooms. The DM-MD6X1 provides a remarkably versatile and cost-effective, single-cable solution for managing a complete range of digital and analog AV sources in a small conference room, classroom, or as part of a larger DM distribution system.

Crestron DigitalMedia is the only solution that integrates all analog and uncompressed HD signals, manages embedded data — including HDCP, more

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Panamax/Furman Power Management Solutions to Dazzle in Elegant New Savant NYC Experience Center

PETALUMA, Calif. — Sept. 10, 2009 — State-of-the-art AC power management solutions from Panamax/Furman will take a bow in the dazzling new Savant NYC Experience Center opening in New York City’s affluent SoHo district. The 7,500-square-foot design center will feature two fully automated spaces, one with a commercial focus and the other residential, to enable Savant’s authorized dealers to show prospective clients how the company’s A/V control and entertainment systems integrate seamlessly into a real-world setting. more

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RTI Offers Sneak Peek at Sleek New Products Showing For the First Time at CEDIA EXPO 2009

ATLANTA — Sept. 10, 2009 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), a leading manufacturer of professional-grade, integrator-friendly control solutions, today provided a sneak peek at several new solutions that make their debut at CEDIA EXPO 2009. From powerful, sophisticated controllers to an audio distribution system to professional grade IR emitters and more, the latest additions to RTI’s CEDIA lineup will showcase the company’s commitment to custom installers with intuitive, flexible solutions that streamline installations while providing the ultimate control experience for end users. more

Auralex Acoustics Gets Animated with Blue Sky Studios

Isolation and Diffusion Add Sound Vibrancy to Animation Suites

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ATLANTA, GA – Academy Award-winning Blue Sky Studios, a feature film animation company known for its work on Robots and all three Ice Age movies, recently turned to Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, to alleviate acoustic problems in its facility.

With four large 5.1 surround-sound and seven 2.1 Avid edit suites, the main acoustical concern was to isolate the sound between the rooms of the facility. The physical shape and dimensions of the suites created a challenge as many of the rooms are perfect rectangles and squares, which is not an acoustically ideal environment as sound will bounce and echo throughout the room, particularly at low frequencies. more

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