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Jeff Phillips Joins Listen Technologies as Regional Sales Manager

Jeff Phillips

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

Craig Paller

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:
www.IMUniversity.info

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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VMP Launches New PM-LPM Yokeless Low-Profile Projector Mount at 2011 InfoComm

Video Mount Products PM-LPM yokeless low-profile projector mount

Video Mount Products (VMP) PM-LPM yokeless low-profile projector mount

STEVENSVILLE, Md., June 9, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, residential, CI, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will launch its new PM-LPM yokeless low-profile projector mount during InfoComm 2011, held in Orlando, Fla. from June 15-17 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 4659. Now shipping, the PM-LPM has an MSRP of $139.95.

“At VMP, we take pride in both listening to what our customers want, as well as providing everything they need for a quick and easy installation,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. “With this concept in mind, our new PM-LPM is a variation of our popular PM-LP Universal Yokeless Low Profile Projector Mount…without more

Dealers Can Receive Discounts on Powerline Control Systems Products at Hawaiian BBQ Events

Cheesy Hawaiian shirt and bib are optional

Northridge, Cal. — June 9, 2011 — Powerline Control Systems, Inc., the inventor of Universal Powerline Bus® technology and developer and manufacturer of lighting control products for residential and commercial markets, has announced that dealers will have the opportunity to purchase Powerline Control Systems’ products at seven Hawaiian-themed BBQs, coordinated by western regional sales representative Pro Sales Rep, to be held at ADI branches this summer.

Visitors to the booth will have an opportunity to enter a raffle for the SPK1, a starter package that’s great for a super simple lighting control installation, which is a great product for those just learning how simple a PulseWorx lighting system installation and control can be. Dealers will also be able to demo the new Mi LightStyle product, an independent, cost-effective hardware/software package that allows system control by more

BROADCAST VETERAN DAVE SPRAKER JOINS ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS AS ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

SEATAC, WA — Premier systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) has hired Dave Spraker as Account Executive, effective June 1. He will be based out of Beaverton, Ore., and provide customer support throughout Oregon.

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With more than 20 years in the industry, Spraker has worked for several broadcasters including KGW-TV in Portland, Ore., where he served for eight years as a senior writer and award-winning promo producer, as well as Avid editor and supervisor. He has also worked as a freelance audio assistant and stage manager on mobile sports productions for major cable and broadcast networks, and has designed HD broadcast and post-production solutions for various clients. As part of ASG, Spraker will continue to work with customers in the broadcast, corporate, and post-production markets.

“Dave brings tremendous value to the ABS team,? said Mark Siegel, President of ABS. more

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New GefenPRO ELR Extender Sends HDMI with 3DTV, IR, RS-232, Ethernet and Power over a Single CAT-5 Cable

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of its second generation Extra Long Range (ELR) Extender for HDMI using Power over Line (POL) technology. This new model, the GefenPRO ELR Extender for HDMI over CAT5 with POL II, uses a traditional sender/receiver methodology to extend HDMI with 3DTV pass-through, IR, RS-232, Ethernet and power up to 330-feet (100m) in distance using just one CAT-5 cable.

Gefen POL technology is based on the PoE (Power over Ethernet) standard and frees the receiver from power requirements, while providing an additional 5 volts to power supplemental hardware, such as a switcher, splitter or scaler to further enhance system performance.

“This is an absolutely essential solution wherever power is limited in the display area,? explained Hagai Gefen, president and CEO, Gefen. “Installers can now use just one CAT-5 cable to reach way beyond HDMI’s limits using Gefen’s ELR technology based more

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GEPCO® INTERNATIONAL, INDUSTRY-LEADING BRAND IN PROFESSIONAL AUDIO AND VIDEO INTERCONNECT PRODUCTS, SUPPORTS NSCA MEMBERS

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, JUNE 9, 2011 — NSCA announced the industry leaders participating in its Member Appreciation Reception at InfoComm 2011, including Gepco International (InfoComm Booth 435), which continues its support of the integration community as a key supporter of the new event.

“We are proud to continue our support of the NSCA community,? said Brian Lamar, Director of Sales for SheerWire™ by Gepco® Products, General Cable. “NSCA’s commitment to the industry and educational and professional development programs continue to offer continuous improvement opportunities to its members.?

Once again, NSCA will have a significant presence at the annual InfoComm industry trade show, June 15-17 in Orlando, Florida. NSCA’s Get Back to Business focus at this year’s show is helping integrators learn how to improve business performance and boost profits through NSCA member benefits, industry-specific business classes and networking opportunities.

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CAD Isolation Headphones & Drum Mic Packs A Perfect Combination

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Orlando, FL––CAD Audio’s new Stage 4, Stage7 and Touring7 drum mic packs are an ideal fit with the new DH100 Drummer isolation headphones for House of Worship and working musicians in a variety of professional and commercial venues.
CAD Audio’s latest expansion of their popular and profit-proven drum mic packs includes exceptional performance and cost-effective solutions such as the Stage7, a 7-piece drum mic pack that includes a newly upgraded kick drum mic as well as tom and snare mics with integral drum mounting clips, and new upgraded pencil condenser mics. (Street – $199).
The new DH100s are a high output stereo isolation headphone for drummers that offer an extended bass response with superior clarity that makes it ideal for listening to program material or a click track while attenuating ambient noise by 19dB, both on stage and in the studio.
Asked about this new combined offering, Tony O’Keefe CAD more

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