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X2O Media to Introduce the Xpresenter(TM) Integrated Conference Experience (ICE) at InfoComm 2011

Networked System Provides Unprecedented Capabilities for Presentations Including Broadcast-Quality Output, Digital Meeting Room Signs and Reservations, and Remote User Participation

MONTREAL — June 9, 2011 — X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional digital signage and enterprise communications applications, today announced that the company will debut its Xpresenter(TM) Integrated Conference Experience (ICE) at InfoComm 2011, from June 15-17 in Orlando, Fla. Xpresenter ICE is a unique networked system that provides unprecedented capabilities for managing presentation content, including interactive meeting room signs, integration with Microsoft(R) Exchange and other scheduling systems, broadcast-style output with a number of control options, remote participation via desktops and mobile devices, presentation archiving, and much more. more

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Experience Unified Communications in Any Environment with AVI-SPL at InfoComm

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AVI-SPL, the largest global integrator of Pro AV, video conferencing and telepresence systems, will appear at the industry’s biggest show of the year – InfoComm 2011 in Orlando, Fla., June 15-17, 2011. Exhibiting at booth #1679, AVI-SPL will demonstrate the advantages of unified communications in any environment, including corporate, education and healthcare.

In 2010, AVI-SPL completed more than 3,500 integration projects across the country and the world for a diverse set of clients, environments and communication needs. The following projects were recently completed and illustrate the experience of unified communications.

AVI-SPL’s Ft. Lauderdale office worked with Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton to install the latest communications technology into the school’s new College of Engineering & Computer Science facility. The 97,000-square-foot structure opened in 2010 and infuses the university’s “green” principles, leading the way as the first academic building in the State of Florida designed and more

BenQ Expands U.S. Distribution for LED Backlight Monitor Line

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Display Manufacturer Inks Distribution Agreements With D&H Distributing, Ingram Micro, Tech Data, and Stampede

IRVINE, Calif. — June 9, 2011 — BenQ, the No. 1 DLP(R) Projector brand in the world, today announced it has partnered with four of the nation’s leading IT distributors to expand availability for its high-quality computer monitors in the U.S. Under the agreements, D&H Distributing, Ingram Micro, Tech Data, and Stampede will distribute and provide technical support for a wide range of LED backlight monitor models from the company’s G, BL, XL, V, and E series for business, gaming, entertainment, and home and home-office applications. more

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Turbosound Flex Array the Clear Choice for Sound Media

Sound Media, a full service sound and lighting company based in Hollywood, Florida, has selected the Turbosound Flex Array as its flagship loudspeaker system. Founder and president Lennox Foster based his decision on the sound quality, efficiency and flexibility of the TFA-600H.

Lennox Foster and Turbosound Flex Array

Lennox Foster and Turbosound Flex Array

“My degree is in electrical engineering, so I am very analytical in choosing my equipment,? he notes. “When we auditioned speakers for this purchase, the vocal clarity of the Flex Array really caught our attention. It provides great intelligibility, and really highlights the subtleties of music at any volume. Combined with the other design factors of the cabinet, it was the clear choice for us.? more

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Jorge Silva, Head Audio Engineer For “The Martha Stewart Show,” Finds HARMAN’S Studer Vista 8 Does For Broadcast Audio What Ms. Stewart Has Done For The Home: Use Innovation To Make Life Simpler And Better

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NEW YORK, New York – Continuing to apply its advanced design and innovative feature set to creating solutions for broadcast audio, HARMAN’s Studer Vista 8 Digital Live Production Console now in use for “The Martha Stewart Show” on the Hallmark Network provides Jorge Silva, the program’s Head Audio Engineer, with the tools that he needs to keep the show’s sound at the cutting edge. Envisioning how the Vista 8 managed to anticipate every challenge large and small that a modern television production faces on a daily basis, Silva speculates, “When they designed the Vista 8, someone sat down and said, ‘How do we so this so that it makes sense to the operator that has to use the console under the time pressures of television production?’ Well, once you wrap your mind around it and see what television audio faces these days, more

WSDG Critical Analysis For Switzerland’s KKL Luzern Concert Hall Electro Acoustic Upgrade

LUZERN, SWITZERLAND: From its opening performance by the Berlin Philharmonic in August 1998, the KKL Luzern Grand Concert Hall was recognized as one of the world’s great performance centers. An international landmark, both architecturally and culturally, the complex attracts music fans from around the world to its picturesque lakeside setting.

Designed by architect Jean Nouvel and fully opened in 2000 KKL Luzern is comprised of three distinctive sectors: The conference and meeting room wing, complemented by a number of lounges and restaurants. A black box-style multipurpose hall which presents events ranging from rock concerts to general assemblies. And, an 1800 seat concert hall distinguished by world-class acoustics designed by Russell Johnson’s Artec.

A dozen years of constant use coupled with significant technological advances prompted the KKL Luzern management group to upgrade and re-tune it’s retractable electro acoustical system. WSDG, an international team of acoustical more

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Jeff Phillips Joins Listen Technologies as Regional Sales Manager

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Jeff Phillips, Regional Sales Manager, Listen Technologies

Listen Technologies Corporation today announced the appointment Jeff Phillips as Regional Sales Manager.

Jeff Phillips will be responsible to manage the accounts, sales representatives and dealers to meet or exceed sales targets within the eastern and southern regions. He will also develop new accounts. In his new position, Phillips will report directly to Peter Papageorge, Listen Technologies Corporation Director of Sales, North America.

Phillips brings over fifteen years of sales, marketing, training, and coaching experience in the professional audio industry. Prior to joining Listen Technologies Phillips was Harman International’s National Sales Manager for its Lexicon Professional line. He also has experience as an independent sales representative, sales trainer and technology specialist with Robert Louis Associates.

“My vision at Listen is to build a team of professionals who will expand our markets and evolve to meet the rapidly changing needs of our industry.? more

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Listen Technologies Grows its FM/IR Product Group with the Hiring of Craig Paller

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Craig Paller, FM/IR Product Group Leader – Listen Technologies

Listen Technologies Corporation today announced the hiring of Craig Paller as its FM/IR Product Group Leader. Paller will have overall profit and loss responsibility for Listen’s flagship FM and Infrared product solutions for assistive listening, tour group, and language interpretation applications.

Craig Paller will be responsible for the sales and marketing plans worldwide as well as the life cycle management of the FM and IR product lines. Paller will work closely with Tim Schaeffer, Listen Technologies Vice President of Strategic Development to develop and execute the sales, marketing and product management plans relative to Listen’s FM and Infrared product lines.

Paller brings over eighteen years of management, sales management and marketing experience in the professional audio industry. Prior to joining Listen Technologies Paller was VP, Worldwide Sales for Harman International’s BSS Audio, dbx Professional, Digitech, DOD & Lexicon Professional lines. Paller also held sales leadership more

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IMU– New Training-Education Program, Launches

Insight Media and Brawn Consulting, with NewBay Media as the exclusive, official Editorial and Publishing Partner, have announced the launch of Insight Media University (IMU) and the IMU website located at:
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Insight Media University is the first independent All-In-One training/education resource for the AV, IT, Digital Signage, Consumer Electronics and Display Industries.

David Keene, Executive Editor at NewBay Media, stated, “NewBay is proud to be the exclusive,official Publishing partner for the new IMU. We’ll be working closingwith Alan and Jonathan Brawn, and with Chris Chinnock and the rest of the team, to create and promote unique industry training and resources that only an across-the-market program–from commercial AV to home theater to Digital Signage to Consumer Electronics to the Broadcast market– can provide. With a 24/7, online platform of in-depth coursesand training, run by seasoned professionals.? more

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WHYY-TV Adds Broadcast Pix Granites to Control Room, Training Facility

Billerica, Massachusetts – PBS member station WHYY-TV in Philadelphia (DMA #4) has installed Broadcast Pix™ Granite™ live video production systems in two control rooms. Earlier this year, WHYY added a Granite 5000 when it converted the control room in its Content Production Center (CPC) into a flexible, multimedia resource for live production and more. A Granite 1000 is also at the heart of the Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons, an 8,000-square-foot interactive learning environment that opened last summer.

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“We are delighted with both of our Granite systems,? said Bill Weber, vice president and CTO for WHYY Public Media. “They give us plenty of bang for our buck and greatly reduced our equipment costs. Plus, Granite is a very stable, high quality production switcher, and provides the tools we need for sophisticated live multi-camera video programs and event productions.“

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