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Songwriter/Musician/Producer CJ Vanston And Jeff “Skunk� Baxter Rely On JBL LSR6300 Series Studio Monitors In Successful Collaboration

As a sought-after songwriter, musician and producer, CJ Vanston has worked with dozens of legendary artists including Tina Turner, Joe Cocker, ‘NSync, Julio Iglesias, Ringo Starr, B.B. King, Barbra Streisand, Spinal Tap, Chris Botti, Celine Dion and many more. His credits include more than 100 albums and movie soundtracks, as well as the music for all of Christopher Guest’s films (including Waiting For Guffman and A Mighty Wind). CJ Vanston does a lot of his work in his studio, The Treehouse, in Hollywood, which is outfitted with an eye-popping array of state-of-the-art and vintage gear—including Vanston’s preferred JBL LSR6300 Series studio monitors.

Currently, Vanston is working with guitarist Jeff “Skunk� Baxter of Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers fame on the debut album from the Baxter Vanston Band. The record is slated for 2011 release and will feature Michael McDonald and a host of surprise guest stars. Vanston has also more

Almo Professional A/V Set to Begin 2011 E4 AV Tour in April

Almo Professional A/V Set to Begin 2011 E4 AV Tour in April

Registration Open for San Francisco and Dallas Events; New Educational Sessions Worth 10.5 CTS Renewal Units; Sneak Peek at Latest Products

Philadelphia, PA — March 7, 2011 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, in partnership with InfoComm International, is revving up for its 2011 E4 AV networking and training tour, which is set to begin in San Francisco on April 6 and then continue on to Dallas on April 21. The 2011 tour features a lengthy list of courses with all-star trainers who will provide insight on critical industry topics during sessions worth valuable InfoComm Renewal Units (RUs), along with an exhibit hall filled with the top audiovisual manufacturers, many of which will provide sneak peeks at products that will launch during the InfoComm show in June.

“E4 attendees have told us that more

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Video Mount Products (VMP) Showcases DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox at 2011 ISC West

Vide Mount Products DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox

The DVR-LB2 Includes a Smoked Plexiglas Window to Allow IR Signal Pass Through and has been Designed Specifically for the Peace of Mind of Those Who Require DVRs be Installed in Settings that May be Prone to Theft or Vandalism

STEVENSVILLE, Md., March 7, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, CI, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will showcase its popular DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox at the 2011 ISC West, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 6-8 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth 4059. The DVR-LB2 has an MSRP of $233.95.

“The DVR-LB2 is an alternative to our popular DVR-LB1 DVR lockbox,� explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “The DVR-LB2 features all the more

Chris Conte Named Vice President of Entertainment at Electrosonic

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Chris Conte

Electrosonic has promoted Chris Conte to Vice President of Entertainment, a position from which he will manage the company’s Entertainment business worldwide, that includes the museum, theme park, visitor center and retail markets. Conte was formerly General Manager of Systems Integration for North America and Asia.

“I’m thrilled for this new opportunity to drive the worldwide Entertainment group,� says Conte. “I’m surrounded by very smart and dynamic people, and it is this worldwide group of talented people that motivates me every day. Between the outstanding vision and leadership of our executive management team and our tremendous talent base, Electrosonic will continue to accomplish great things.�

Conte has worked for systems integrators and design production companies since 1987 and has more than 15 years experience in audio-visual technology in the entertainment industry.

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Intelix Partners with Boss A/V

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Intelix Partners with Boss A/V

Middleton, WI- Intelix LLC, U.S. manufacturer of audio/video equipment and software, has partnered with Boss A/V Solutions to better serve the Southeast commercial electronics, consumer electronics and custom installation markets. Effective immediately, Boss A/V is stocking and supplying Intelix hardware, including their award-winning HDMI, analog-to-digital conversion, and audio/video over twisted pair solutions.

“Boss A/V is an excellent partner and resource for us,� says Cameron Smith, Intelix Sales and Marketing Manager. “They’re deep knowledge, experience and intimacy with the professional AV market is a tremendous asset for today’s discerning integrator.�

Boss A/V Solutions was launched in 2010 as a single, all-inclusive distributor for audio-visual integrators. They currently partner with many of the industry’s leading manufacturers, encompassing both veteran and emerging more

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grandMA Joins Prince’s Welcome 2 America Shows

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Prince

grandMA mingled with music royalty when lighting designer Demfis Fyssicopulos selected a grandMA console to control, lighting and video components in Prince’s Welcome 2 America engagement in the New York metropolitan area. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of grandMA in North America.

Prince played two shows at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey then moved to Madison Square Garden for three performances before and after Christmas. The in-the-round stage was shaped like his famous, unpronounceable name symbol – essentially three catwalks joined by a circle. His band played in the center of the loop.

The entire stage was outlined by Nocturne V-9 LED screens, driven through a Control Freak Systems media server with audio and MIDI control, which were treated as lighting elements. Fyssicopulos used the grandMA to control the CFS more

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Live Webcasters Rely on NewTek TriCaster Throughout SXSW 2011

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NewTek TriCaster will be used to power high-profile live webcasts from the annual interactive festival.

NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will showcase its latest TriCaster portable live production products at booth #314 from March 14-17 at SXSW 2011. In addition, NewTek TriCaster will be used to power high-profile live webcasts from the annual interactive festival:

–March 11, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. CT: Ignite SXSW – Live from the Austin Music Hall, this kickoff to SXSW 2011 will bring together a blend of thinkers from business, art, technology, government and academia.
–March 12-13, 1 p.m. CT: “The Tech Guy,” Leo Laporte will webcast live, via TWiT Live.
–March 12, 8 p.m. CT: Revision3′s Diggnation – The popular tech culture show will produce its weekly show from SXSW, and post video on their website for on-demand viewing.
–March 13, 6 p.m. CT: “Buzz Out Loud” live from SXSW – A special Sunday episode with hosts Molly more

Christie’s Latest Controller and Projector Meet High-Performance, ROI-Driven Demands of Display Wall Market

Christie® has released two high-performing solutions developed to meet the ROI-driven demands of the commercial video wall systems marketplace. The TVC-500 video wall controller introduces a broad spectrum of capabilities for small to medium control room and digital signage video wall displays, while the new RPMSP-D180U is a dual-lamp SXGA+ projection light engine designed for high brightness, large-screen video wall applications where performance and low operating costs are critical.

Christie’s TVC-500 video wall controller

The Christie TVC-500 controller offers professional performance and capabilities unmatched by similarly priced systems. Built for 24/7 applications, the TVC-500 is capable of simultaneously managing and displaying a variety of source inputs across as many as 12 display screens.

The TVC-500’s foundation takes full advantage of the latest display processing advances from partners such as HP and NVIDIA. Running off Windows 7, the PC-based integrated platform is managed through more

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Cabinet NG Achieves Gold Independent Software Vendor Accreditation in New Microsoft Partner Network

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Huntsville, AL – March 7, 2011 – Cabinet NG (CNG), provider of document management and workflow management software, today announced it has been awarded the highest level of Microsoft Partner Network accreditation – the Gold Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Competency – because of its expertise and impact in the technology marketplace as a producer of document management software. Having attained this competency, CNG has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customers’ needs. As a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, CNG can take advantage of benefits specifically tailored to its competency in its ongoing product development processes.

CNG’s award winning document management software moves manual paper-based processes into efficient electronic workflows to help industry verticals more quickly attain a paperless office that scales with business growth. Its intuitive, secure and affordable filing approach supports interdepartmental more

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Tributaries® Appoints Maverick Marketing in Florida

Orlando, FL—March 2011—Tributaries pleased to announce the appointment of Maverick Marketing as their representative in Florida, effective immediately. Principals, Lee Waldstein and Randy Hardy bring a combined total of 49 successful years in retail and marketing experience in consumer electronics specializing in home theater equipment.

“Working with both retail and custom installers, Lee and Randy have the knowledge and enthusiasm needed to assist their dealers in applying sound principles of management and marketing to their business,� said Joe Perfito, President of Tributaries. “We are thrilled to have them represent Tributaries in our home state of Florida.�

In addition to Tributaries, Maverick Marketing also is the authorized Representative for Paradigm/Anthem, Bay Audio, Wolf Cinema, Draper, Russound, Screen Innovations, Salamander and Acoustiblok.

About Tributaries®
Established in 1991 in Orlando, Florida, Tributaries® is an acknowledged leader in the design, production, and distribution of high-quality audio and video interconnect more

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