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Archive for January 4th, 2011

Atlona to Offer Mac(R) Users a Number of New Solutions at the 2011 International CES

Mini DisplayPort Converters, Splitters, and Switches Allow Legacy DVI-Based Mac(R) Products to Work With Newer Apple Cinema Displays(R)

LAS VEGAS, 2011 International CES — Jan. 4, 2011 — Atlona Technologies(R) today announced that the company will be highlighting a number of new products for Mac(R) users at the 2011 International CES. Including Mini DisplayPort converters, splitters, and switches, Atlona’s offering allows Mac users easily and cost effectively to use their legacy DVI-based Mac products with newer Apple Cinema Displays(R) utilizing Mini DisplayPort connectors, including the iMac(R) 27-inch and 24- and 27-inch LED displays. more

Atlona Showcases Versatility of Home Theater Products at 2011 International CES

Range of Home Theater Solutions Add Convenience, Flexibility to Media Consumption Across Computers and HDTVs

LAS VEGAS, 2011 International CES — Jan. 4, 2011 — Atlona Technologies(R) today announced that at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the company will highlight a number of products that help consumers to create the ultimate home theater experience. Specifically designed to operate comfortably in any user’s hands, these simple, easy-to-use Atlona solutions enable operators to enjoy media with maximum convenience and flexibility. more

Atlona’s AT-AiR3 1080p Wireless USB-to-HDMI Converter Brings PC Content to HDTVs and Projectors With Ease

Unique, Easy-to-Use Device to Make Its Debut at the 2011 International CES

LAS VEGAS, 2011 International CES — Jan. 4, 2011 — Atlona Technologies(R) today announced the release of the third generation of its AT-HDAiR wireless USB-to-HDMI converter, the AT-AiR3. Answering the call for a full 1080p wireless signal, this one-of-a-kind device allows users to connect any USB-enabled computer or laptop wirelessly to an HDTV or projector via VGA or HDMI. Capable of transmitting a signal up to 30 feet, the AT-AiR3 is perfect for viewing streaming media from Hulu, YouTube, and other popular sites; stored movies or pictures from a PC or laptop; and computer-based learning programs such as Rosetta Stone(R) or lynda.com online training. more

BTX Technologies ISE 2011 Preview

BTX Technologies ISE 2011 Preview
Feb. 1-3 – Amsterdam
Stand 2A61

Company Quote:
“At ISE 2011, we will be showcasing a number of enhanced connector solutions for the European market. From field-terminatable HDMI connectors to solderless termination systems, BTX solutions are designed to ensure quick and simple installations, saving integrators time and money in the field, while providing unmatched reliability for their customers,” said Greg Schwartz, president of BTX Technologies. more

WHARFEDALE LOUDSPEAKERS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH MUSIC DIRECT, INC.

— Sound Import continues to expand Wharfedale’s presence in the U.S. and appoints leading audio retailer Music Direct, Inc. as its exclusive online/catalog reseller for its complete range of dynamic loudspeakers —

Hopedale, MA, January 3, 2011 — Sound Import, LLC in Hopedale, Massachusetts, exclusive U.S. distributor for the Wharfedale loudspeaker brand, is pleased to announce that Chicago-based audiophile retailer Music Direct, Inc. has been appointed as the exclusive online/catalog reseller for the complete range of Wharfedale dynamic loudspeakers. The announcement was made by Walter Schofield (Vice President of Sales and Marketing with Sound Import) and further underscores the ongoing expansion of Wharfedale in the U.S. market.

One of the preeminent audio retailers in the U.S., Music Direct sells audiophile hardware, audiophile music and analog gear including turntables, vinyl records, SACD, import and domestic vinyl and more. Jim Davis, founder and President of Music Direct stated, “Taking more

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WAVES AUDIO TO OFFER ATTRACTIVE NEW PRICES

KNOXVILLE, TN, January 3, 2011 — As part of an ongoing strategy to make its products more accessible and reach an even wider audience, Waves is announcing that they have released new, attractive pricing across their entire product line. This latest move joins the company’s other promotional activities such as free live events and online webinars which bring leading producers and engineers directly to the audio community.

In an era when hit singles and award-winning recordings are being created anywhere and everywhere, beginning January 2011, Waves is announcing price changes that are at an average of 40% lower then the 2010 price list MSRP. The freedom offered by today’s technology opens up a new world of unlimited creative possibilities and Waves is proud to be part of that world.

“In a market where innovation and creativity are a top priority, Waves continues to develop progressive sales and marketing more

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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL ANNOUNCES NEW APOGEE ENSEMBLE SWEEPSTAKES GIVEAWAY

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— As part of its ongoing sweepstakes series, GC Pro highlights Apogee’s Ensemble, the first all-digitally controlled professional audio interface designed specifically for Mac®, a $1995.00 value—

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, January 3, 2011 — Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, announces the latest in its ongoing series of online sweepstakes at www.gcpro.com. The new contest is now live and will run through March 31, 2011, shortly after which a brand new contest will begin.

Several times a year, GC Pro management selects one particular product from a high-end gear manufacturer to feature on the website and give away as that sweepstakes prize. This newly announced sixth contest features Apogee’s Ensemble, the first multi-channel digital audio interface designed specifically for use with Macintosh® computers, a $1995.00 value. Ensemble is more

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GERMANTOWN COMMUNITY TELEVISION IN MEMPHIS INSTALLS FOUR NEW HITACHI SK-HD1000 MULTIFORMAT HDTV STUDIO CAMERAS

WOODBURY, NEW YORK – Germantown Community Television recently installed four new Hitachi SK-HD1000 multi-format HDTV studio cameras in an effort to improve picture quality and lay the groundwork for an eventual transition to high-definition. Known as GHS-TV, Germantown Community Television is based at Germantown High School in Germantown, TN, a suburb of Memphis.

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Germantown High senior Jared Cox operates the Hitachi SK-HD1000 studio camera during Germantown Community Television’s live coverage of Election Night 2010.

The studio facility supports the high school’s Production Workshop program, which teaches basic and advanced broadcast television skills. The program’s 75 students produce over 740 hours of public affairs programming annually for broadcast on Memphis stations, including Germantown Community Television (Comcast Channel 17), WPXX-TV (Ion Media Channel 50), and WMC-TV (NBC-5).

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DNF Controls’ AnyWhere Interface Box Provides Missing Link for Control, Monitoring, and Interfacing

New Compact Single-Box Solution Ideal for A/V, Industrial, Radio, and Television Broadcasting Markets; No Programming Required

SYLMAR, Calif. — Jan. 4, 2011 — DNF Controls today announced the release of the AnyWhere Interface Box (AIB), a compact single-box “missing link” solution that provides eight opto-isolated GPI inputs, eight relay contact closure GPO outputs, one RS422/RS232 serial port, and one 10 BaseT Ethernet port. Designed for applications in A/V, industrial, radio, and television broadcasting market segments, the AIB supports GPI-to-GPO(s), GPI-to-serial, GPI-to-Ethernet, and GPI-to-SNMP control; serial-to-GPO, Ethernet-to-GPO, and SNMP-to-GPO monitoring; and serial-to-Ethernet and serial-to-SNMP conversions; all of which are user-configurable. more

AVI-SPL Awards NEC Projector to Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School

School Earned the Most Votes for AV Week Projector Giveaway Contest

After an exciting AV Week Projector Giveaway contest, AVI-SPL recently awarded the NEC Display projector to the winning school Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School in Okeechobee, Florida.

In honor of 2010’s AV Week, AVI-SPL teamed up with NEC Display to present a new NEC M260X projector to a K-12 school in the U.S. To enter, schools were asked to submit a 140-character response to “Why does your school need a new projector?? All entries were then posted on AVI-SPL’s blog for the public to vote. More than 40 schools entered the contest and more than 2,000 votes were cast. With a total of 401 votes, Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School took the prize, just 10 votes ahead of the next school.

“Many of the teachers, students and their families stayed up late the night of the more

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