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KanexPro Introduces Wireless HDMI up to 50ft.

KanexPro is pleased to announce its Wireless HDMI Extender Kit. The ultimate, high quality solution for extending signals over the air up to 50ft. (15m). The system consists of two powered devices; transmitter and receiver, both included.The wireless extender is based on the WHDI™ technology, which enables top-quality wireless uncompressed HD 1080p video delivery throughout the home, allowing consumers to connect any HD source to any HD display. more

Chyron Names Jonathan Wong New Vice President of Asia Pacific Sales

MELVILLE, N.Y. — June 30, 2011 — Chyron today announced the appointment of Jonathan Wong as the company’s new vice president of sales for the Asia Pacific region. Based in Singapore, Wong will lead enterprise-level engagements with major broadcast media organizations and be responsible for expanding business through existing distribution channels and system integrators in the region. more

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FSR Takes Home 2011 BEST Product Award From Commercial Integrator

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MANUFACTURER’S CB SERIES OF CEILING BOXES RECEIVES TOP HONORS IN CABINETS, FURNITURE, RACKS, MOUNTS & CASES CATEGORY

Orlando, FL – FSR’s CB series of ceiling boxes took top honors from Commercial Integrator in the publication’s inaugural CI BEST (Best Electronic Systems Technologies) Product Awards. The manufacturer received the nod in the “Cabinets, Furniture, Racks, Mounts & Cases? category at a ceremony at InfoComm 2011, the trade show that showcases the latest technologies in the information communications and systems integration industries.

“CI prides itself on helping integrators make good business decisions — like choosing products that save installation time and offer unique performance features,” states Tom LeBlanc, editor in chief, Commercial Integrator. “We think the CI BEST winners can give our readers a competitive advantage.”

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Listen Technologies Appoints IAV Sales As New Company Representative

Listen Technologies Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Innovative Audio Sales (IAV Sales) as the company’s representative for Michigan. IAV Sales will be working Listen’s full line of FM, Infrared, ListenPoint® and Conferencing products for assistive listening, soundfield, tour group, language interpretation and conferencing applications.

IAV Sales brings over 22 years of consultative sales experience to the professional audio industry. IAV Sales is focused on serving the retail, installed sound, touring, rental and broadcast markets.

“From its inception in 1987, IAV Sales has made it a priority to be the best – the best source to buy from, the best products, the best service, and the easiest to work with,? said Andy Coombs, President and Founder of IAV Sales. “Adding Listen to our line card is well aligned with our priority to be the best. We are looking forward to a perfect marriage between product more

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OSD Audio Ships Much Anticipated 8? Wireless Outdoor Rock Speakers

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OSD Audio, a Southern California-based manufacturer of whole-house audio products, announced the official release of the OSD-WR800 rock speaker pair. One of only a handful of 8? wireless rock speakers on the market, the OSD WR800 will have an introductory price of $299.95. “There are a few models similar to our new 8? wireless rock speaker but they’re priced much higher than the WR800, “ notes? Tim Leahy, OSD Audio’s Director of North American Sales. “Our goal was to create a bigger more accurate sound utilizing the advantages of a wireless connection. This speaker is the ideal combination of performance and value.?

The OSD-WR800 all-weather wireless rock speaker is an easy and effective way to bring sound outdoors without having to run wires directly from the source. Utilizing the 2.4 GHz-2.48 GHz frequency, which is less likely to experience interference from other wireless devices like cordless phones, the more

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LECTROSONICS RELEASES 64-BIT COMPATIBLE FIRMWARE FOR DM SERIES PROCESSORS AND VENUE RECEIVERS

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Rio Rancho, NM – July 2011… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to announce the availability of new, 64-bit compatible software distribution for the company’s DM Series processors and Venue receivers. This includes a new USB driver package which supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7, as well as 32-bit Windows XP. Also included is the LecNet™2 Driver Installer program which pre-installs the USB driver package on a PC prior to use. This new tool greatly simplifies driver installation. The updated USB drivers bring a new level of robust, stable performance when integrating the aforementioned Lectrosonics hardware with the company’s LecNet2 software suite on Windows PCs. more

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Christie Exceeds 20,000 Digital Cinema Projector Milestone

Christie® announced that it has shipped and installed more than 20,000 digital cinema projectors worldwide. The accomplishment includes the sale and installation of DCI-compliant Christie Solaria™ Series 2K and 4K projectors, including the popular Christie CP2220 and Christie CP2230.

“Projectors were shipped to cinema customers in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Turkey and the United States in May, with the 20,000th shipment going to Cinema City International in Arad, Romania,? confirmed Jack Kline, president and chief operating officer, Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. “Whether it is 2D or 3D, 2K or 4K, small or large screens, we are honored that our customers continue to rely on Christie to deliver the brightest, most reliable projection solutions for their theaters,? added Kline.

Since 1999, Christie has been the dominant leader and expert in digital cinema projection. More than 12 more

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