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Protecode Joins Linux Foundation

IP Management Company to Participate in Open Compliance Program

SAN FRANCISCO, January 5, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Protecode is its newest member.

Protecode is a provider of products and services for open source software licensing and copyright management, software Intellectual Property (IP) management, code portfolio mapping, and for carrying out IP due diligence of software companies. The company is joining The Linux Foundation to participate in the pan-industry initiative, the Open Compliance Program.

The Linux Foundation’s Open Compliance Program includes a set of tools, training curricula and Self-Assessment Checklist that allows companies to ensure compliance in a cost-effective and efficient manner. For more information, please visit: http://www.linuxfoundation.org/programs/legal/compliance.

“Companies today are building products with software code from multiple sources, which is creating advances in time-to-market and cost reduction but can more

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CAD Variable Pattern Technology Now Compatible W/ Biamp Audia/Nexia DSP

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Anaheim, CA–– The future of microphone polar pattern control is now taking shape with CAD Audio’s Remote Variable Pattern products now featuring Biamp Audia and Nexia Digital Audio Platforms.
CAD Audio Variable Pattern Control microphones can be set up using a custom control block located within the Biamp design software. This control block can be adjusted on the fly, built into system presets or accessed from a remote location via IP. The Custom Variable Pattern Control Blocks are included with each Remote Variable Pattern mic by CAD Audio, a line that currently includes the 2220VP, 2600VP, 2700VP and 2800VP mics.
The 2220VP is a boundary “Button? microphone designed to be installed in tables, walls or ceilings for use in conference and meeting room applications. It can also be used in observation and ambient monitoring audio systems. The remote variable pattern provides ultimate flexibility for multi-use rooms and establishing the more

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L-ACOUSTICS Presents Special KARA/SB18 Events in NYC

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New World Stages on West 50th Street set to host mid-January demos

NEW YORK CITY — L-ACOUSTICS is sonically ringing in the New Year with two days of exclusive presentations and demos at New World Stages in Manhattan’s Theatre District on January 18 and 19. In particular, the loudspeaker manufacturer will be showcasing its new SB18 subwoofer extension enclosure and much-anticipated KARA modular line source system, A/B-ing it in comparative listening tests against its venerable predecessor, dV-DOSC. more

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
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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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