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Panamax/Furman CEDIA EXPO 2010 Product Preview

Atlanta, Ga. – Sept. 22-26, 2010
Booth 3035

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“We have a number of exciting demonstrations in store for CEDIA EXPO attendees this year,
including the latest 1.2 version of our BlueBOLT(TM) power and energy management platform and a sneak peek of how BlueBOLT will go wireless and extend to smaller, direct plug-in devices throughout the home. We’ll also be showcasing the newest member of the PFPower in-wall family and the next-generation MD2 family of surge protectors. Be sure to stop by our booth and see the future of power and energy management.” more

Wohler Adds PlayBox Technology to Its Worldwide Distributor Network

SAN FRANCISCO — Aug. 24, 2010 — Wohler Technologies today announced that PlayBox Technology Ltd., an international communications and IT company serving broadcast and corporate markets worldwide, has joined the Wohler distributor network. Headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria, and addressing client needs across the globe through regional offices, PlayBox Technology will act not only as a distributor and reseller of the full Wohler line, but also as a systems integrator, building Wohler monitoring products into client installations. more

SMARTdesks(R) Launches Computer Floor and Furniture Integration Technology (FFITness) Program

BALTIMORE, Md. — Aug. 24, 2010 — SMARTdesks(R) today announced the launch of the FFITness (Floor and Furniture Integration Technology) Program, an exclusive service that expands the scope of flexible interactive space beyond “rearranging the furniture.” The FFITness Program includes SMARTdesks design services for coordinating furniture and computer floor outlet locations to serve the changing needs of any architectural space, and features the flexible new Computer Floor by PowerflorUSA(R) to enable power and data outlets in the floor to be moved easily along with the furniture. Simply, furniture installers can unload the floor product from the truck and install the floor, carpet, electrical, and data components without requiring specialized and expensive trade labor, and then install the furniture loaded on the same truck. more

Atlona(R) at CEDIA EXPO 2010. Booth 4722:

Atlona(R) at CEDIA EXPO 2010. Booth 4722:
For its third appearance at the prestigious CEDIA EXPO, Atlona(R) Technologies has been gearing up with such innovations as its 3-D compatible switchers, extenders, amplifiers, and converters. The company’s award-winning HDAiR USB-to-HDMI adapter will also be on display, in addition to the DIS7HD 7-inch HD testing monitor, the PROHD82M 8×2 HD video scaler with two matrix outputs, and much more. more

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Guifx Releases New Weather Icons

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Sleek Icon Set Brings Elegance to Weather Forecasting Applications With Realistic Graphics for Any Weather Condition

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Aug. 23, 2010 — Guifx, an interface design studio specializing in touchscreen interfaces for home automation and embedded systems, today announced the availability of its new weather icons. Designed by Guifx’s world-class artists, the set of 32 realistic icons adds a touch of elegance to any weather forecasting application, and can be mixed and matched to represent any weather condition. more

Compix Boosts Branding Capabilities With Release of Enhanced NewsScroll 4.0 Software

Enhanced Features Allow Broadcasters to Add Sophistication to Production and Monetize On-Screen Space More Effectively

IRVINE, Calif. — Aug. 23, 2010 — Compix, a leading developer of professional character generators (CGs), today announced that it has enhanced its NewsScroll 4.0 software to offer more powerful channel branding features, as well as to enable the affordable creation of interactive, informational headline feeds. With added tools for creating graphics such as personalized lower-thirds, broadcasters can now easily monetize the on-screen space and increase viewer loyalty. more

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X2O Media Signs Distribution Agreement With Graphics Distribution Inc.

GDI to Distribute X2O’s Xpresenter(TM) Xe Series of Digital Signage Systems in the United States

MONTREAL — Aug. 23, 2010 — X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional digital signage applications, today announced that the company has signed a distribution agreement with Graphics Distribution Inc. (GDI). Under the agreement, GDI will provide distribution and sales support functions for X2O’s Xpresenter(TM) Xe Series of stand-alone digital signage systems in the United States. more

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Haivision Makito(TM) H.264 HD Encoder Supports Immersive 3D HD Neurosurgery Training Model at St. Vincent

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — Aug. 18, 2010 — Haivision Network Video today announced that it has collaborated with TrueVision(R), the leader in digital 3D visualization for microsurgery, to enable a unique 3D “Video over IP” streaming solution at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. World-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Ali Krisht is using the Haivision Makito(TM) H.264 HD encoder along with a TrueVision TrueWare(TM) 7.0 3D visualization system and TrueZoom(TM) 3D surgical camera to stream real-time microsurgery images to remote conferencing centers for teaching staff and clinicians around the world. The system debuted at the International Durability and Efficiency in Microneurosurgery Conference. more

New HD Infrastructure at Rutgers University Stadium Uses Compix CG to Give Football Fans Game Data and Graphics

IRVINE, Calif. — Aug. 16, 2010 — Compix, a developer of professional character generators (CGs), announced today that its ConverG1 HD was installed by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as part of a recent expansion of the Rutgers University football stadium. Incorporated into the stadium’s HD video infrastructure upgrade, the Compix CG feeds HD text and graphics to a new 38-foot-high and 112-foot-wide Daktronics video scoreboard that is among the largest at any NCAA football stadium. more

Haivision Furnace(TM) IP Video Delivery System Enhances Education, Content Sharing at Northwestern University in Qatar

Furnace(TM) System Simplifies Sharing of Student Content Between Northwestern Campuses, Enables Cost-Effective Video Distribution Throughout Doha Campus

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — Aug. 16, 2010 — Haivision Network Video today announced that Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) is using the Haivision Furnace(TM) IP video delivery system to enable easy, efficient sharing of student-created content with the Northwestern University campus in Evanston, Ill. They are also using the Haivision Furnace system to simplify delivery of university-branded content to 35 public displays across the Doha campus. NU-Q offers undergraduate degree programs in communication and journalism at its campus in Doha’s Education City. NU-Q is a partnership between Northwestern’s highly esteemed School of Communication and Medill School of Journalism with the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development. more

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