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PESA Brings Innovative High Speed Digital Video and Audio Solutions to NAB2011

Huntsville, Alabama – March 14, 2011: PESA, a 38 year veteran of manufacturing high quality audio and video routing and signal processing solutions will present the latest technologies supporting high definition video at this year’s NAB show in Las Vegas (booth N4123) April 11-14. Using the world’s most prestigious radio, film and television exhibition as the forum, PESA will offer hands-on demonstrations of their enterprise-based control system and other unified signal management solutions for 3G-SDI Video, Distributed Audio Routing and Signal Processing.
Cheetah Enterprise Audio Routing System (EARS) up to 6144X6144 – Designed specifically for large venue environments, the PESA Enterprise Audio Routing System provides a “unified? solution for audio and time code applications. At the heart of each distributed audio system is a 1RU Data Exchange Engine (DXE) Chassis that connects up to 24 independent I/O frames which can be stacked to serve as a centralized system; more

Media Vision USA Appoints New Manufacture Rep in Eastern Canada

San Francisco, CA, March 14, 2011 – Media Vision USA, the exclusive distributor of TAIDEN conferencing technologies in North America, has announced the appointment of the firm MM Technology, lead by Michel Morrow, to represent their lines of professional conference microphone systems in the territory of Eastern Canada.

From their Montreal Headquarters, MM Technology will be the driving force of Media Vision’s sales activities throughout the Ottawa Region, the Province of Quebec and the Maritimes. Michel Morrow, President of MM Technology, has over 30 years experience in the Pro Audio Industry and is very knowledgeable about conferencing technologies. “The TAIDEN systems offer far more capabilities than any other products on the market?, said Michel, then adding “I am looking forward to presenting the new technology, that will be of great value to consultants and integrators?. Fardad Zabetian, President of Media Vision USA, also commented “With Michel, we will more

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Digital Projection Expands Technical Services Team with Two Key Management Appointments

ATLANTA, GA – March 14, 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, recently expanded their technical services department with two key position placements. Ten-year DPI veteran Mark Fuell has been appointed to the newly created position of Field Engineering Manager. Additionally, Troy Cobb has been hired as DPI’s Technical Services Manager, where he has already begun to operate the schedule and workflow of the various technical services divisions within the company. These appointments are the latest in a recent round of infrastructure investment that includes numerous new hires, operational systems, as well as the significant expansion of DPI’s US headquarters.

Having previously served as Technical Services Manager for DPI, Mark Fuell will both oversee DPI’s US-based field technicians as well as participate in on-site client service calls as Field Engineering Manager. With ten years of experience supporting DPI customers and products, more

Digital Projection Adds New Regional Market Development Manager for Northwest US

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ATLANTA, GA – March 14, 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, recently announced the appointment of Dan Benjamin to the position of Northwest Market Development Manager. Benjamin has already begun to assume responsibilities managing all of DPI’s sales through the company’s extensive Commercial A/V, Home Cinema and Staging channels in the Northwestern U.S., as well as western Canadian region.

Benjamin is yet another key personnel addition in a recent round of infrastructure investment that includes numerous new hires, as well as the significant expansion of DPI’s US headquarters in Georgia. With over 13 years of experience in the electronics industry, Benjamin is a knowledgeable and technically proficient asset to the integrators, consultants and industry partners in his territory. Furthermore, most of Benjamin’s experience in more

Christie Matrix StIM™ Projectors: The Clear Choice For US Army’s AMRDEC

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Christie®, an innovator in projection displays for simulation and visualization, was the “clear? choice for the US Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) with a revolutionary DLP® and LED solution for its Battlefield Highly Immersive Virtual Environment (BHIVE). AMRDEC replaced its aging, conventional lamp-based projectors with six Christie Matrix StIM™ projectors. Christie’s excellent reputation in the military and simulation industries, and its position as the first to deliver an LED solution that keeps performance up and operating costs down, were key deciding factors.
AMRDEC, housed within Redstone Arsenal – ‘the heart of the Army’s rocket and missile programs,’ – is the Army’s focal point for providing research, development, engineering and technology, and services for aviation and missile platforms. The BHIVE is just one of AMRDEC’s capabilities. It’s where cockpit configurations, within Engineering Analysis Cockpits, are evaluated using an more

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Stampede Enters Video Conferencing Space with Spire Global Acquisition

Addition of Sony Video Conferencing to Enhance Stampede’s Offering to Dealers

Amherst, NY, March 14, 2011 — Stampede, the leading value-added distributor of professional audio video (ProAV) solutions, has acquired Spire Global, the exclusive distributor of Sony video conferencing products in the United States. Spire is also the exclusive master distributor for Compunetix video multiparty control units and MediaPointe video streaming technology. The company also distributes Mirial desktop video conferencing products.
“Acquiring Spire was a great opportunity to widen our product portfolio with an additional specialty that is meaningful to our dealer base,? said Mark Wilkins, CEO of Stampede. “Our strategy is to look for additional acquisition opportunities that will strengthen our offering to dealers.?
Kevin Kelly, Stampede president and COO, commented, “We are excited about the Spire sales and technical team. Their depth of knowledge will help us to quickly educate the Stampede relationship managers and, in turn, more

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Oasis Home Theatre Seating Clarifies Benefits of Relationship with Irwin Seating Co., Steps-up Marketing Efforts and Offers Free Consultative Service for Entertainment Room Seating Selection and Layout

Mississauga, Ontario – Oasis Home Theatre Seating, since its inception in 2006 by former Irwin Seating Company home theater executive Rose Pefhany, markets its own brand of entertainment furniture and is the sole distributor of Irwin’s home theater chairs (US and Canada).

Pefhany wants dealers to know that the Irwin products that were so popular for nearly two decades — prior to the seating giant ceasing its home theater products marketing efforts several years ago — remain available today from Oasis. This includes Irwin’s Quinta, Ambassador and Performance VIP TheatreRockers and Springfield, Davies, Marquee, Sports and Outdoor models.

Oasis builds and sells the luxurious, award-winning Performance VIP and Ambassador loungers (formerly Irwin models that Pefhany had a hand in designing during her employ with manufacturer Irwin), as well as the Quinta and new Sterling loungers.

Oasis has recently launched a website – pointing www.oasishtseating.com and more

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Colin Lemmings Appointed Electrosonic’s Vice President of Corporate Solutions

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Electrosonic has announced that Colin Lemmings has been named Vice President of Corporate Solutions based in London. The appointment makes Lemmings head of the Corporate Solutions business worldwide, one of the three business units of Electrosonic along with Entertainment and Control Rooms.

With corporate business rapidly expanding, Electrosonic has made its goal to become the audio-visual integrator and service partner of choice to corporate clients anywhere in the world.

“I’m delighted to be in charge of the corporate business worldwide and excited at the prospect of driving the business forward with my colleagues on the Executive Board,” says Lemmings, the former Sales Director for Corporate Solutions. “The new management structure at Electrosonic will enable us to offer clients international service from a single entity, utilizing focused account management tailored to individual more

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NewTek Promotes Andrew Cross to Chief Technology Officer

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NewTek, worldwide leader of video and 3D animation products, today announced that the NewTek Board of Directors has promoted Andrew Cross to Chief Technology Officer. In his new role, Cross will oversee the technology direction of the company’s hardware and software products, and report to NewTek CEO and President, Jim Plant.

“Andrew has managed the development and release of a long string of successful products during his 13-year tenure with NewTek,” said NewTek Founder, Tim Jenison. “As chief architect of the TriCaster line, Andrew and his team helped the company build its portable live production market leadership.”

As executive vice president of engineering, Cross has led product development from research, to release. He joined NewTek as senior software engineer in 1998, and has held positions as lead engineer, director of video engineering, vice president and senior vice president of video software engineering.

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User Authentication Added to Popular Web Streaming Video-On-Demand Service

LEIGHTRONIX introduces PEG Central PRO, an advanced version of the popular Web media hosting and streaming video-on-demand service. The “PRO? version allows access to specific video content for authorized viewers only.

PEG Central PRO is an enhanced version of PEG Central, already known for providing custom online video portals for public, educational, and government access television centers. The new PRO version’s restricted media access feature makes the online streaming service ideal for applications where control over private video programming is needed.

PEG Central PRO is ideal for delivering sensitive digital video programming in applications such as medical documentation/training, all levels of government, legal proceedings, and corporate settings for employee review and training. Private content can be delivered with confidence and with the convenience of worldwide communication through the Internet.

Video folders and files are restricted from public view through the administrative interface where access to restricted content more

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