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NuVo Technologies Terminates Two Preferred Dealers for Internet Sales

Hebron, KY – August 19, 2009 – NuVo Technologies, the value leader in whole home audio, announced today that it has terminated two of its Preferred Dealers for unauthorized internet sales. One dealer based in Indiana sold NuVo equipment on Amazon.com to an end user in Oklahoma, while the other, based in Texas, sold a NuVo product on eBay.com.

As clearly stated in the dealers’ agreements with NuVo, Preferred Dealers are prohibited from selling NuVo products over the internet. They are further prohibited from selling NuVo products to third parties that intend, or that the dealer reasonably believes may attempt, to sell NuVo products via the internet, including sales made through auction and reseller sites like eBay. Preferred Dealers also agree not to merchandise or advertise NuVo products below retail price.

“NuVo has a zero-tolerance policy with regards to unauthorized internet sales of our products,? says Chris Westfall, more

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NuVo Unleashes the Warbeast at CEDIA Expo 2009

B.C. Rich Trace WarbeastWhole home audio manufacturer will give away one B.C Rich Trace Warbeast guitar each day of the show.

Hebron, KY – August 12, 2009 – The Warbeast will be unleashed at CEDIA EXPO 2009! NuVo Technologies, the value leader in whole home audio, will give away one B.C. Rich Trace Warbeast guitar AND one Warbeast replica controller for the Guitar Hero® and Rock Band® games to a lucky winner each day at its CEDIA EXPO Booth 1965 in Atlanta next month.

Winners will be announced at NuVo’s booth at 3:00 p.m. each day on Thursday, September 10; Friday, September 11; and Saturday, September 12. A guitar also will be awarded on Sunday, September 13, at 1:00 p.m. To win, attendees must submit a business card at the NuVo booth and must be present at NuVo’s booth at the specified more

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NuVo Technologies Hires Jeff Mahan as its Western Regional Sales Manager

Jeff Mahan HeadshotNewest addition to the NuVo team brings significant manufacturer and retail sales experience to the value leader in whole home audio.

Hebron, KY – August 6, 2009 – NuVo Technologies, the value leader in whole home audio, announced today that it has hired an accomplished industry veteran, Jeff Mahan, as its new western regional sales manager.

Mahan comes to NuVo from Exceptional Innovation, maker of the Life|ware digital entertainment and automation solution, where he served first as national sales manager and subsequently as director of sales. From 2004 to 2006, Mahan was regional sales manager for Colorado vNet, a manufacturer of home automation and distributed A/V systems. Prior to his work for CEDIA industry manufacturers, he spent a decade in electronics retail with specialty chain Ultimate Electronics, serving as a sales executive, store manager and finally a store general manager. more

ANTHEM ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST FRONT PROJECTORS

Anthem LTX 500The LTX 300 and LTX 500 1080p LCOS projectors ship with the bonus of the Anthem Preferred Service Program.

Toronto, Ontario – July 30, 2009 – Anthem, the leading manufacturer of high-end electronics for music, home theater and distributed audio systems, announces the availability of two high-performance LCOS projectors, its first offerings in the projector category. The LTX 300 and LTX 500 provide the highest standards in color accuracy, image brightness and clarity.

“The video playback capabilities of the LTX projectors mesh perfectly with the industry-leading A/V processing available on our Anthem Statement D2v and AVM 50v,? said Anthem Vice President of Sales and Marketing Jack Shafton. “Our dealers can now offer a high-performance, turnkey video and A/V control solution to their customers.?

Anthem’s LTX projectors deliver industry-leading contrast ratios, along with 2x high-precision zoom lenses with more

NUVO TECHNOLOGIES RECAPS SPRING EDUCATION TOUR, ANNOUNCES CEDIA TRAINING DATES

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Whole home audio manufacturer also prepares for international dates.

Hebron, KY – July 30, 2009 – NuVo Technologies, the value leader in whole home audio, announced today that its Spring 2009 Know H.O.W. (Hands-On Workshop) education and training tour of 21 U.S. cities is now successfully completed. NuVo trainers educated more than 400 dealers and installers during the tour, which moves on to Australia, Canada and Europe over the coming months.

Trainings during the spring U.S. tour were divided into two types that suited the needs of both existing and new dealers and installers. A full-day course covering the entire product line was provided for dealers and installers new to NuVo, while a half-day advanced class afforded experienced NuVo installers the opportunity to get hands-on experience with new products without sitting through material they already knew.

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Licensing Agreement between NuVo Technologies and Sonance Paves the way for On-wall iPod Dock

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Hebron, KY – July 16, 2009 – Dana Innovations, parent company of Sonance and iPort, today announced a licensing agreement with NuVo Technologies, the value leader in whole home audio systems. Under the terms of the agreement, NuVo will license Dana Innovations’ unique iPod-integration technology. more

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Paradigm Unveils Reference Hybrid Millenia 10 and 20, Combination In/On-wall Speakers

Hybrid Millenia 20Paradigm Reference Hybrid Millenia 10 and 20 partially recess into the wall to create ultra-thin profiles that complement the thinnest flat-panel displays.

ONTARIO, CANADA – June 16, 2009 – Ultra-slim flat-panel television displays finally have met their sonic and aesthetic match, as Paradigm Electronics announces its first-ever partly-in-wall/partly-out-of-the-wall speaker designs. The new Reference Hybrid Millenia™ 10 and 20 integrate reference-quality build materials into a form factor that protrudes less than an inch and a half from the wall! more

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Universal Remote Control Debuts MX-5000, Two-way Color Remote with Haptic Touch Screen Control

MX-5000The first remote control to utilize haptic technology, the MX-5000 confirms touch screen button presses with a click the user feels.

Orlando, FL – InfoComm 09 – Booth 3506 – June 17-19, 2009 – Universal Remote Control®, Inc. (URC), the pioneer in control technology, today unveiled the MX-5000, a wand-style two-way color touch screen remote control designed to serve as the primary user interface for a networked commercial or residential A/V installation. Sanctity URC, which has provided tens of millions of remote controls to consumers, residential custom installers and subscription cable customers, as well as consumer electronics manufacturers through its substantial OEM business, is officially entering the commercial market at InfoComm 09. Its solution-focused approach will address various installation scenarios in relatively inexpensive and more easily programmable ways than current solutions do. more

InfoComm 2009: URC’s New ZigBee Control System Eliminates RF Collisions

MX-880ZThe MX-880z remote and the MRZ-260 base station comprise a complete system designed to eliminate RF collisions caused by simultaneous button presses in installations with many users in range of each other.

Orlando, FL – InfoComm 09 – Booth 3506 – June 17-19, 2009 – Universal Remote Control®, Inc. (URC), the pioneer in control technology, today introduced its first ZigBee products. The MX-880z is a wand-style ZigBee RF (radio frequency) and IR (infrared) hard-button remote control with a two-inch color LCD screen, while its companion piece, the MRZ-260, is a ZigBee RF-to-IR base station. To further reinforce its commitment to ZigBee technology, URC also announced today that it has joined the ZigBee Alliance, an association of companies working together to enable reliable, cost-effective, low-power, wirelessly networked monitoring and control products based on an open global standard. more

UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL TO OFFICIALLY ENTER THE COMMERCIAL MARKET AT INFOCOMM 2009

urc-logo.jpgURC will introduce products to address corporate, hospitality, education and MDU applications.

Harrison, NY – June 2, 2009 – Universal Remote Control®, Inc. (URC), the pioneer in control technology, will mark its official entry into the commercial marketplace at the most appropriate venue possible: InfoComm 09, the world’s largest and most comprehensive pro-A/V event. URC will launch its new commercial offerings and initiatives for attendees and press at Booth 3506 during InfoComm 09, to be held from June 17 to 19 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. more

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