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Alcorn McBride Inc. offers CTS RU’s at InfoComm 2010

Orlando, Florida — Alcorn McBride (InfoComm booth C5674) will provide a CTS certified manufacturer training session at InfoComm in Las Vegas. The session is set for Thursday, June 10th from 10:30 am until noon.

The class, entitled Show Control Design and Programming, will introduce installers, consultants, and VAR’s to the concepts of show control. Attendees will learn how to integrate control with audio, video, lighting and user interfaces to provide a complete experience in any venue. more

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InfoComm to Conduct AV Technology Tours Using Listen Technologies Tour Group Systems

Listen Technologies Corporation has announced sponsorship of the InfoComm 2010 AV Technology Tours via an in-kind donation of its Tour Group systems.

Listen’s tour group systems, which transmit the tour guide’s voice to receivers worn by tour participants, will be used to facilitate the AV Technology Tours at the 2010 InfoComm convention in Las Vegas. These tours visit technical and entertainment venues in the city, offering a behind-the-scenes look at how leading edge AV technology has been implemented. Tour participants will have an opportunity to hear from the experts that operate these venues as well as understand real world applications of the technologies being exhibited on the show floor. AV Technology Tour venues include the recording studio at the Palms, Cirque du Soleil’s Ka, Love and O theaters, and the MGM Mirage LEED-Certified City. more

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XT-RockSolid Speakers Now Available From SoundTube

SoundTube XT-RockSolid Speaker

With no visible grille holes, XT-RockSolid speakers blend into the surrounding landscape.

ISE 2010, Stand 11D38 – SoundTube Entertainment, the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial speaker systems, has announced the immediate availability of the XT-RockSolid speaker. XT-RockSolid™ speakers use SolidDrive® transducers to reproduce high quality audio from a molded polyurethane shell shaped like a large rock. The SolidDrive units drive the entire surface of the shell to produce omnidirectional, high fidelity sound. The speakers are ideal for garden areas, patios, lounging areas for hotel and resort pools, and outdoor cafés. more

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Alcorn McBride Elevates Tommy Bridges to Sales Manager

Tommy Bridges, Alcorn McBride Sales Manager

Orlando, Florida — Alcorn McBride, Inc. has promoted Tommy Bridges to the position of Sales Manager.

Bridges has been a Senior Account Manager at Alcorn McBride Inc. for the past six years and has twenty years of experience in the AV industry, beginning when he sold AV equipment as a manufacturer’s rep for Sony, Panasonic, and other industry giants. As Sales Manager, Bridges will focus on the Western United States and will manage Alcorn McBride’s relationships with many of its international distribution partners. more

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Alcorn McBride Welcomes Larry Howard as Eastern Division Sales Manager

Larry Howard, Alcorn McBride Eastern Division Sales Manager

Orlando, Florida — Alcorn McBride, Inc. has announced the hiring of Larry Howard to manage sales in the Eastern US.

Larry’s position replaces that previously held by Tom Gottshalk who has retired after ten years with Alcorn McBride, Inc. Larry will focus on the Eastern US Market, providing sales and customer support to a growing base of clients. In addition, Larry will manage international business in Asia, Australia, and the UK. more

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New Listen Website Launched With Comprehensive End User Resources, Advanced Dealer and Consultant Information

January 11, 2010, Bluffdale, Utah, USA– Listen Technologies Corporation has launched a re-designed website (www.listentech.com) featuring enhanced content for end users as well as comprehensive product and design information for consultants, dealers and installers. more

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SoundTube Becomes USAV Partner

PARK CITY, UT – SoundTube Entertainment, the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial speaker systems, has announced the company’s acceptance as a Preferred Manufacturing Partner for the USAV Group.

USAV, founded in 2001, is composed of a large group of professional AV integrators across the United States and Canada. Together the team represents over $350 million in annual revenue.

“It’s not easy to become a Preferred Manufacturing Partner for USAV Group: It’s a very select group,? noted USAV CEO K.C. Schwarz. “Our strategy is to partner with the best of breed manufacturers in each product category. SoundTube represents a great addition in terms of product line, a reputation for quality, and support. We’re pleased to add SoundTube to our list of Partners.?

“SoundTube is thrilled to partner with the USAV Group,? said Duke Ducoff, VP of Sales for MSE Audio Group. “Our broad range of speaker products more

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Listen Technologies Announces Annual Rep Awards

Audio Geer personnel celebrate their awards with Listen’s sales team

(November 10, 2009) Bluffdale, Utah, USA — Listen Technologies Corporation has announced the recipients of the company’s 2009 Representative Awards.

Audio Geer, Inc., covering Southern California and Southern Nevada, was named Rep of the Year. “The coveted Representative of the Year award is the Listen ‘Oscar’,? said Cory Schaeffer, Listen VP of Sales and Marketing. “It’s the big award which is awarded to the one rep firm who had solid growth, had the largest amount of active dealers and the lowest number of inactive; the rep firm who does the demos, communicates with Listen on a regular basis and shows us their passion – and yes – meets or exceeds the sales quotas. Audio Geer met all of these criteria and we are thrilled to give them this award.?

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Alcorn McBride Wins Exhibitor Award at IAAPA Expo

IAAPA Exhibitor Award
Alcorn McBride Digital Binloop HD

Orlando, Florida — Alcorn McBride received an Honorable Mention Award from IAAPA show organizers at the recent convention in Las Vegas. The company was recognized in the “Technology Applied to Amusement? category for the Digital Binloop HD.

IAAPA says entries for the Best New Product Awards are judged on three criteria: the benefit of the product or service to the prospective buyer; originality or uniqueness of the product or service; and the utility of the product or service’s design and construction. Each award category had one winner and one recipient of an Honorable Mention Award.

Alcorn McBride’s Digital Binloop HD provides playback of up to eight HD video channels in only three rack units. Ideal for themed entertainment, museums, and other applications requiring high-resolution video playback, the Digital more

Listen Technologies Successfully Promotes Industry Through AV Week Activities

BYU Museum Tour for AV Week

A group uses Listen wireless products while on a tour of the BYU Museum of Art during AV Week.

Listen Technologies Corporation increased awareness of the AV community both within the company and the community through its InfoComm AV Week activities.

AV Week is an annual event sponsored by InfoComm International, intended to promote the audio-visual industry and its importance in the daily lives of consumers. AV Week was held this year from October 19 through 23. To prepare for AV Week, Listen obtained proclamations of “AV Week? from the Utah State Governor as well as the Salt Lake County Mayor; the company then announced a series of events to take place throughout the week. more

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