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VOX CREATES ONE-OF-A-KIND GUITAR FOR DEVIN BRONSON PERFORMANCE WITH AVRIL LAVIGNE AT 2010 VANCOUVER OLYMPIC GAMES CLOSING CEREMONIES

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MELVILLE, NY, March 8, 2010 — On Sunday, February 28, 2010, the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games held a closing ceremony that was broadcast to an audience of millions around the world from Vancouver’s BC Place. A highlight was a performance from Canadian-born artist Avril Lavigne, who performed her hits “My Happy Ending? and “Girlfriend.? Alongside Lavigne was guitarist Devin Bronson, literally shining with his custom-designed VOX silver sparkle Virage guitar. The instrument is a one-of-a-kind custom Virage DC (double-cutaway) with VOX’s new proprietary CoAxe pickups and a unique headstock matching the cosmetics of the classic VOX Wah Wah pedal.

Commenting on his choice of guitar brands and the custom design for this historic performance, Bronson offered, “When you’re playing the Olympics and three billion people are watching, you wanna play something that grabs more

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X2O Media Powers the Newly Transformed ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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Photo Courtesy: Walt Disney World

MONTREAL — March 8, 2010 — X2O Media today announced that its Xpresenter™ digital signage software is delivering content to an extensive network of digital displays, including a front gate news ticker and baseball stadium jumbotron, at the newly rebranded ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort. The suburban Orlando, Fla. sports complex was re-launched on Feb. 25 bearing the cable-sports juggernaut’s look and feel throughout the 220-acre facility. more

SnapAV Opens Distribution Ctr. in Fresno, CA – Enables Affordable One-Day Product Delivery to Many West Coast Dealers

SnapAV, a manufacturer and exclusive source of more than 700 high-quality solutions for the custom A/V channel in the US and Canada, today announced the grand opening of its second distribution center. Located in Fresno, California, the center will enable one-day delivery to many West Coast dealers at shipping rates significantly less than previously possible from the North Carolina-based company’s Charlotte center.

Measuring 40,000 square feet, the Fresno center will stock all SnapAV product brands, which are: Episode speakers, amplifiers, acoustical treatments and power products; Dragonfly film screens; Strong mounts and racks; Binary cables, compression connectors, baluns, bulk wire and tools; Old Camden cinecabinets and Wirepath structured wiring. more

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Wisdom Audio Launches High-End Solution for Speaker Installation Within Concrete and Masonry Walls

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The Wisdom Audio SE Enclosure is a Complete Solution for Solid-Wall Installation Designed Specifically for Wisdom’s Acclaimed and Award-Winning Sage Series Architectural Speaker Systems

CARSON CITY, Nev., March 8, 2010 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, is proud to announce the launch and availability of its new architectural speaker mounting solution for installation within concrete and masonry walls. Made from aircraft-grade aluminum extrusion, the SE enclosure is Wisdom’s most aesthetically pleasing and best performing in-wall mounting enclosure.

“The SE enclosure is a complete solution for solid-wall installation designed specifically for our acclaimed and award-winning high-end Sage Series architectural speakers systems,? said Mark Glazier, Wisdom Audio president. “As a result of listening to our dealers and distributors, we have created a purpose-designed enclosure for our in-walls, specifically for use in concrete or brick wall more

HTSA Buying Group Selects Dana Innovations as Vendor Partner

San Clemente, CA—March 8, 2010—Dana Innovations, parent company of Sonance, iPort and TRUFIG, announced today that it has been chosen as a Vendor Partner by the prestigious Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA), a $500 million dollar buying group comprising 59 of the finest system integrators in the USA.

The company says the new partnership expands its efforts to align with the top customers in every market, while providing HTSA members with a strategy to grow their business through design community outreach and innovative solutions that add dollars to the bottom line.

Ari Supran, Chief Executive Officer of Dana Innovations said, “We are thrilled to partner with HTSA as they are ideally positioned to leverage our Design Community outreach efforts and participate in bringing exciting solutions from Sonance, TRUFIG and iPort to the specification market and to design conscious consumers.?

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NewTek TriCaster™ TCXD300 at Winter X Games® Europe

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HD portable live production system to provide live venue video to event audience

BORDEAUX, France – March 8, 2010 – NewTek, manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that TriCaster™ TCXD300 high definition/standard definition (HD/SD) portable live production system will provide live venue video at Winter X Games® Europe in Tignes, France, March 10 to 12, 2010.

“On the heels of Winter X Games 14 and the Vancouver Winter Olympics, we anticipate highly skilled competitions as we unite our world-class X Games organization with France’s leading pay TV broadcaster and local expertise of Tignes for the first Winter X Games Europe,” said Kate Nelligan, live event programming producer, ESPN X Games.
“With NewTek TriCaster, we can create exclusive live content, delivering the ultimate experience to fans attending this premier event.”

“Using NewTek TriCaster TCXD300, more

Visix Client Named Digital Signage Expo 2010 Content Award Finalist

ATLANTA, GA – FEBRUARY 23, 2010 – Reeve Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, a client of Visix, Inc., has won the distinction of finalist for the Digital Signage Expo 2010 Content Awards, for content created for delivery over the Visix AxisTV digital signage platform. more

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Ross Video Appoints Pete Ross Key Accounts Manager, New York

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – March 8, 2010 – Ross Video announces the appointment of Pete Ross, as Key Accounts Manager for New York.
Mr. Ross will be based in the greater New York City area and report to Kyle Luther, National Sales Manager – USA. He will be responsible for representing Ross at the Networks and other key accounts in the New York City area. more

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MARTIN AUDIO OMNILINE ARRAY IN LANDMARK EPISCOPAL CHURCH

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Wayne, PA–-Located in an affluent “main line? suburb of Philadelphia, St. David’s Episcopal Church, which celebrates its 300th Anniversary in 2015, was first settled at end of 17th Century by Welsh colonists in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

St. David’s distinguished history goes back to the original settlers who, while waiting for approval of their church from London, “heartily engaged themselves to build a handsome stone church” to be named after patron saint of Wales. Cornerstone laid on May 9. 1715.

Eventually, patriots of the congregation were led by Anthony Wayne, later appointed major general of the American forces and buried in St. David’s historic churchyard. The incorporation and charter of the church followed in August 1792.

With the passing years, the church complex has grown along with the parish and in 1965; the parish celebrated its 250th anniversary at a service attended by the Bishop of St. David’s in more

AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group to Exhibit at Data Center World Spring 2010

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AVI-SPL’s Control Room in a Box (CRiB)

CRG to Spotlight the Utility Control Room in a Box (CRiB) at Booth 246

AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group (CRG) today announced it will exhibit at AFCOM and Data Center World Spring 2010, which will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, Tenn., March 7-11. The Control Room Group specializes in the design, integration and support of the 24/7/365 mission critical control centers used in the data center industry.

Exhibiting in Booth 246, the Control Room Group will demonstrate the Control Room in a Box (CRiB). The system uses standard off-the-shelf components and can be custom designed to meet the unique requirements of the control center staff. The CRiB is affordable, scalable and can be installed in less than one day. The CRiB includes a large screen display system to ensure situational awareness, primary and secondary monitors, video processing, a human machine interface (HMI), an more

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