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AVAD to Offer ZeeVee HD Video Distribution Products

AVAD LLC, North America’s leading distributor of custom electronics, announced it will carry a full line of residential and commercial HD video distribution products from ZeeVee. AVAD dealers will now have access to ZeeVee’s product line which utilize HD encoding and RF modulation to distribute HD video over coax cabling to unlimited displays. Among the products initially offered through AVAD is the new ZvBox 170, a low-cost, simple-to-deploy system for distributing HD video and digital signage.

“AVAD is proud to offer custom integrators yet another high-quality vendor through our partnership with ZeeVee,? said Jim Annes, vice president and general manager for AVAD. “ZeeVee products will enable integrators to simultaneously deliver HD video to unlimited displays in residential or commercial settings using coax cables. In most cases, this eliminates the need to re-wire a project and opens the door for future retro-fit opportunities.?

ZeeVee products, such as the ZvBox 150 and ZvPro 250 have been extremely successful in the residential and commercial AV industries. Recently, the company announced its latest innovation, the ZvBox 170. The ZvBox 170 is a rack-mounted, fan-cooled HD encoder/RF modulator that distributes VGA and component video sources as an HDTV cable channel over coax to standard HDTVs. Perfect for distributing digital signage throughout a bar, restaurant or exhibit, or providing access to HD DVRs and Blu-ray players throughout a home, a connected ZvBox 170 can distribute HD video to an unlimited number of displays, significantly reducing the cost on a project.

“We look forward to bringing ZeeVee’s HD distribution products and technologies to AVAD dealers,? said Vic Odryna, co-founder and CEO of ZeeVee. “AVAD has proven to be one of the leaders in identifying the needs of the custom integrator and providing outstanding customer support. We are confident that this partnership will be beneficial for all parties, especially AVAD’s dealer-base.?

Custom integrators will have access to ZeeVee products at each of AVAD’s 28 North American facilities.

For more information about AVAD and ZeeVee offerings, please visit http://www.avad.com or http://www.zeevee.com, respectively.

Talking Points
• AVAD announced it will carry a full line of residential and commercial HD video distribution products from ZeeVee.
• AVAD dealers will now have access to ZeeVee’s product line which utilize HD encoding and RF modulation to distribute HD video over coax cabling to unlimited displays.
• AVAD will carry the new ZvBox 170, a low-cost, simple-to-deploy system for distributing HD video and digital signage.
• AVAD and ZeeVee will support integrators on commercial and residential applications for HD distribution with in-depth product training and design assistance.

About AVAD LLC
AVAD LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc., is the most complete custom electronics provider in North America. Offering customers the most trusted brands, AVAD stocks complete systems solutions for home theater, home automation, pro AV, lighting controls, security, distributed A/V, central vacuum, HVAC and more. Further, the company is dedicated to dealer education, training and skill advancement, as evidenced by AVAD University’s over 450 online and classroom continuing education classes held each year. AVAD ensures just-in-time delivery from each of its 28 North American facilities.

Product lines that AVAD distributes and supports include: AKG, APC, Aprilaire, Artison, Atlantic Technology, B&K Components, Bogen, Bose, Carlon ChannelPlus, Chief, COPS Monitoring, Crown International, Denon Pro, DSC, Dirt Devil, Draper, Dymo/RhinoPRO, Escient, Exceptional Innovation/Life|ware, Gefen, Global Cache, HAI, iPort, ITC, JBL Pro, JDSU, JVC Professional Products Company, Key Digital, Labor Saving Devices, Lutron, Luxul Wireless, Marantz, MartinLogan, Middle Atlantic Products, Inc., Midlite, MuxLab, NetStreams, Niles Audio, OmniMount, Onkyo, OnQ Technologies, OpenHouse, Optoma, Panamax, Panasonic Phones, Panasonic Professional, Peerless, Philips Pronto, Polk Audio, PROconnect, ProFlex, RepairMaster, RTI, Rockustics, Samsung, Samsung Professional, Satellite USA, Sharp, SharpVision, SunBriteTV, Terk, Toshiba, Universal Remote Control, Velodyne, ZeeVee and more.

For more information about AVAD, visit http://www.avad.com.

About ZeeVee, Inc.
ZeeVee, Inc. uses broadcast and cable technologies to develop products for distribution of Digital Signage and HD Video sources, at game-changing cost points. The ZvPro® and ZvBox® product lines of HD encoding and modulation gear serve the digital signage, private cable operator, and high end residential markets. ZeeVee’s free Zinc™ software manages and delivers unlimited internet video on demand in a format perfect for HDTVs, while ZvRemote™ and ZvKeyboard™ help play that content from the couch. For more information, visit www.ZeeVee.com and www.zinc.tv.

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