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NEW MOZAEX iPlay FEATURE ADDS iTunes MUSIC AND MOVIES

Salt Lake City – June 27, 2011 – Mozaex™, the premiere manufacturer of multi-room, multi-media Blu-ray entertainment servers, announced today it has released a new Mozaex feature called iPlay, which allows users to browse and play their entire iTunes music and movie library on their Mozaex multi-room Entertainment Server. iPlay will be presented along with the company’s family of Entertainment Servers at the Home Technology Event, Excel Center in London, UK, June 28 – 30.

All Your Movies, Music, and Online Media Playing In Perfect Harmony

iPlay combines a disc-loaded, streaming and downloaded movie/music server into one simple solution. With the Mozaex iPlay feature, all the music, TV shows, and movies purchased at Apple’s iTunes Store can now be enjoyed on the user’s HDTV home theater system via the Mozaex Entertainment Server.

“With iPlay, Mozaex offers for the first time the ability to play all three more

Xantech Continues to Expand IR Line With Three New Products

Three new systems provide contractors and system integrators complete control solutions for projectors, conference/class rooms and large venues alike more

STEWART AUDIO ANNOUNCES NEW RVC-RS232 RS-232 / INFRARED INTERFACE ADAPTER

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Image of the Stewart Audio RVC-RS232 RS-232 / Infrared Interface Adapter and the optionally available IR plug-in adapter.

Sonora, CA – June 2011… Stewart Audio, manufacturer of the finest quality American-made power amplifiers and audio equipment for a wide range of sound reinforcement applications, is pleased to announce the RVC-RS232 RS-232 / Infrared Interface Adapter. This easy-to-use accessory interfaces with any power amplifier equipped with a Remote Volume Control (RVC) Euro block connector—such as Stewart Audio’s own CVA25, CVA50, CVA100-2, and CVA50MX models—to remotely manage volume. This handy interface brings increased accessibility and convenience to a multitude of sound reinforcement environments and enables consultants, system designers, and integrators to easily add a routinely asked for feature to both existing and forthcoming designs. more

OSA and SES Give Assist to “Oprah’s Surprise Spectacular? with Yamaha and NEXO Audio Support

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—With joint production support from Special Event Services (SES) and On Stage Audio (OSA), “Oprah’s Surprise Spectacular” (Harpo Productions) aired May 23 and 24 bringing together some of the biggest names in movies, music and television in the one-time-only gathering to celebrate the 25-year legacy of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”

As part of audio system, SES and OSA provided two 96-input Yamaha PM1Ds (cascaded together for 200+ inputs), an M7CL-32 digital console, DME64N digital mix engine, and MSP101 reference monitors. Monitor world consisted of dual 96-input Yamaha PM1Ds, seven NEXO NXAMP 4x4s, and 12 of the new NEXO 45 N-12 line monitors.

“The Yamaha PM1Ds at both FOH and Monitors were chosen by Harpo’s mixers due mostly to familiarity with the control surface,? states Jim Risgin, OSA Vice President.

“In conjunction with our Audio Director, JR Chappell, FOH mixers Jimmy Ostrom and Scott Ragsdale, more

HARKNESS SCREENS NAMES RICHARD MITCHELL AS MARKETING SERVICES MANAGER

AMSTERDAM, JUNE 27, 2011 — Harkness Screens (CineEurope Booth 212), the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Mitchell as Marketing Services Manager.

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Mr. Mitchell joins Harkness Screens with over a decade of commercial marketing experience across various industry sectors including recruitment, education and construction.

In his new position, Mr. Mitchell will be responsible for managing and developing the Harkness brand, creating integrated marketing programs, building and initiating strategic customer and industry partnerships and building new markets.

“Richard comes to Harkness Screens with a wealth of knowledge, expertise and experience in marketing and is a welcomed addition to our team,? says Andrew Robinson, Managing Director, Harkness Screens. “In his new role, Richard will work across the entire marketing mix to help us continue to grow the Harkness brand, introduce new products and services and reinforce our commitment to the cinema and Pro AV markets around the globe.?

Mr. Mitchell will also be responsible for developing and cultivating relationships with service providers, such as creative agencies and event organisers.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Mitchell spent the past six years working for Excitech Ltd, the UK’s leading provider of design technology and solutions to the construction and facilities management industries.

About Harkness Screens
Harkness Screens is the world’s leading manufacturer of large projection screens. Thousands of screens are supplied every year for cinema, film production, special effects, live events and custom AV applications. Founded in 1929, Harkness has screens in place in over 60 countries. With its corporate office located in Ireland and other offices and factories located in the UK, France, Beijing, Canada and Fredericksburg, VA, Harkness Screens combines unrivalled experience with the latest technology to provide innovative solutions to the company’s key markets worldwide. For more information, visit the Harkness Screens web page at www.harkness-screens.com.
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Digital Projection Changes Paradigm with 3-Chip Projector Innovation at InfoComm 2011

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ATLANTA, GA – InfoComm 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announces the complete reinterpretation of the advanced 3-chip display with the new TITAN Quad product line. Incredibly compact for its lumen performance, the TITAN Quad platform incorporates DP’s active 3D connectivity, advanced image Warp and Blend capabilities, a wide variety of native resolutions, and a host of professional features to suit almost any commercial or staging application imaginable. As efficient as they are capable, the introduction of the TITAN Quad range marks the world’s first projectors of this brightness in a chassis with such a small form factor. Furthermore, the new TITAN Quad projectors include DP’s exclusive ColorMax, FastFrame and Dual Flash technologies, and now represent the flagship of DPI’s TITAN product line, which now incorporates over 30, 3D capable precision displays.

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Digital Projection Launches Advanced Warp and Blend Projector Series at InfoComm 2011

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ATLANTA, GA – InfoComm 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announces the launch of the new, high-performance HIGHlite Cine 660 displays. This compact dual-lamp, 8,000 lumen platform incorporates image Warp and Blend capabilities, native 1920 x 1080 (1080p) or 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, bright, sharp optics and a host of professional features to suit a wide range of commercial applications. Every HIGHlite Cine 660 projector delivers brilliant image fidelity through DPI’s expert implementation of Texas Instruments’ 3-chip DLP® technology. Conservatively priced for such application-enabling solutions, the HIGHlite Cine 660 series continues DPI’s legacy of delivering powerful and efficient displays for every venue.

The HIGHlite Cine 1080p-660 and HIGHlite Cine WUXGA-660 make 3-chip DLP® performance available in a compact, cost effective chassis that produces dazzlingly bright, saturated images and powerful video processing. Utilizing more

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Atlona Soars at InfoComm 2011

Company Honored With Commercial Integrator BEST Award and AV Technology End-User Award

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — June 23, 2011 — Atlona Technologies(R), a leading digital connectivity solutions provider, today announced that the company was honored with two awards at InfoComm 2011 in Orlando. Atlona’s AT-PRO2HD1616M-SR HDBaseT 16×16 HDMI matrix switcher received a Commercial Integrator BEST Award, while the company took home a 2011 AV Technology End-User Award for the deployment of its AT-LINE-PRO2 switcher/scaler and AT-HD4-V40SRS HDMI extender at the University of California San Diego Arts Library. more

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Savannah’s Ghosts & Gravestones Tour Delivers Otherworldly Effects With Help from Alcorn McBride

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Behind the scenes at Savannah, Georgia’s popular Ghosts & Gravestones tour, it was a super-natural decision to choose Alcorn McBride products for show control, audio playback, lighting control and programming.

“The attraction wouldn’t exist without Alcorn,” says Ryan McCurdy, who handles show control for Historic Tours of America, which operates tours in six cities. “Alcorn McBride is the only provider in the U.S. that has such a unified approach to its equipment.” He selected Alcorn McBride’s V4 Pro for show control, a pair of AM4 digital audio machines and a DMX machine lighting controller. The show was programmed on a LightCue system running WinScript, Alcorn’s spreadsheet-like editor.

“Historic Tours of America realized that it’s guided ghost tours were getting stale for a younger generation of visitors, so they have adding more

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Statement of financial position 2010: Sennheiser achieves record turnover

Wedemark, Germany — June 23, 2011 – Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG published its financial statement for the business year 2010, reporting an increased turnover of 468.2 million Euros, compared to 389.9 million Euros last year. This corresponds to an increase of 20.1 percent and is the largest turnover in the company’s history. Profit increased from 3.8 million Euros (in 2009) to 22.6 million Euros.

“All product groups and all markets have contributed to this positive result,” said Volker Bartels, Spokesperson of Sennheiser’s Executive Management Board. “One of the important factors that contributed to this result was the revival of the professional side of our business and the highly positive growth at the end of the year, particularly in the consumer segment. Now we have to stabilize this dynamic growth and further expand our business.? On average in the year 2010, the Sennheiser Group employed 2,117 people, 1,153 more

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