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Third Generation Yamaha Active Field Control to Launch At InfoComm 2012

LAS VEGAS—Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. will launch the new AFC3 hardware for its Active Field Control systems. The new product will be on display at InfoComm 2012, booth #10340. more

Yamaha To Launch First Models in New Commercial Install Series

LAS VEGAS—Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. will launch the new CIS Series at InfoComm 2012. The Yamaha CIS (Commercial Installation Solutions) product offerings have been created specifically for installed sound market applications where there may not be an experienced audio operator running the system; for example, restaurants, retail outlets, public address systems within the transportation industry, convention centers, hotel ballrooms. more

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SunBriteTV Introduces Marquee Series Direct Sunlight-Readable All-Weather Digital Signage Displays at InfoComm 2012

Sunbrite introduces ground-breaking new TV Marquee Series, true outdoor all-weather displays that perform in direct sunlight enable systems integrators to address new business opportunities.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, June 13, 2012 — With an introduction that provides systems integrators and their clients with direct sunlight-readable digital signage displays that are completely weatherized and optimized for outdoor use to enable a broader base of businesses to deploy, SunBriteTV today debuted the new Marquee Series All Weather Digital Signage Displays at InfoComm 2012. more

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Cables To Go Rebrands to C2G Reflecting Portfolio and Geographic Expansion

The industry leader in high performance cabling and connectivity solutions rebrands as C2G.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (InfoComm 2012, Booth C9144) — June 13, 2012 — Cables To Go (http://www.c2g.com/), the preferred provider of high performance cabling and connectivity solutions, announced today that it has rebranded the company. The new brand, C2G, communicates the strategic direction and vision of the company by offering a more broad and diverse portfolio of exceptional connectivity solutions, investments in the development of advanced tools, and geographic expansion across Europe. more

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Audio Authority To Give Away a SonaFlex 16-Channel Matrix Amp at InfoComm12

The new amplifier provides important differences in both sound quality and flexible capability for commercial and residential integrators.

LEXINGTON, KY – Audio Authority®, manufacturer of audio/video distribution, extension and signal conversion solutions, announced an incentive for new dealers to sign up at InfoComm Conference 2012. more

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Almo Pro A/V Strengthens E4 D.C. Event With Added Classes, Product Debuts and Education Ambassador Award

Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, in partnership with InfoComm International, today announced additions to its next E4 AV training and networking event, which will take place in Washington, D.C., on May 18. Additions include the involvement of Women in AV (WAVE) as a new presenter; new courses from Planar, Cables To Go, Samsung and Brawn Consulting; and product debuts from NanoLumens and Chief. During this event, Almo will also present the first E4 Education Ambassador award to Dr. Randy Lemke, executive director and CEO of InfoComm.

An overview of the Almo Pro A/V E4 tour can be viewed here.

“With our E4 D.C. event taking place only a few weeks before InfoComm, many of our exhibiting manufacturers are taking advantage of this time to preview new products and topics that will be formally launched in June,” explained Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO for Almo Professional A/V. “Also, we welcome the WAVE group as our newest E4 presenter. Founder Jennifer Willard will lead a class about the new Women in AV mentoring program, which focuses on opportunities for the development and empowerment of women in AV.”

Taylor noted that the “E4 Education Ambassador” award recognizes an individual who has worked to help fulfill the E4 AV Tour’s mission of providing high-quality CTS-accredited education to the AV industry. The award will be presented to Lemke at 2:30 p.m. E.D.T. in the main E4 exhibit hall.

A complete list of sessions can be found here, with the newest ones listed below:

Displays on Display: An Integrator’s Guide to Specifying Displays for Digital Signage
First session to address Americans With Disabilities Act requirements
Chris Lookenott, Planar Systems

Introduction to Master Antenna TV and RF Distribution (1 CTS RU)
Joe Cornwall, Cables To Go

Interactive Display Tables with Natural Interfaces – The Future Is Here
Don Hickey, Samsung Electronics

Word to the Wise! Best Practices for Installing Large-Format Displays (1 CTS RU)
Alan Brawn, Brawn Consulting

Women in AV: Mentoring Techniques
Jennifer Willard, WAVE

E4 D.C. will also include a behind-the-scenes look at the new NanoLumens 114″ NanoSlim in a 5mm pixel pitch and an example of Chief’s program for custom, preloaded AV racks based on the newly renovated RackBuilder application.

Other new products include the ultra-slim and lightweight flexible and rigid LED displays from NanoLumens; Clarity Matrix ADA-compliant video wall systems from Planar Systems; the SUR40 Surface Table from Samsung; Christie MicroTiles large displays with JumpStart content management; the Aquos Board 70-inch LED interactive display with touch screen from Sharp; and a 47″ All-weather Digital Signage Display from SunBrite’s Marquee Series. For a full list of E4 exhibitors, click here.

The E4 D.C. event will take place on Friday, May 18 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is entirely free, including parking, to Almo Pro A/V’s reseller, integrator and consultant partners. To register, go to www.e4avtour.com.

The E4 AV program can be accessed on demand during and after each event for instructor videos, copies of the course presentations and live Twitter updates.

About Almo Professional A/V’s E4 AV Tour
Launched in December 2009, The E4 AV tour is a free, full-day program with an intense educational focus that allows partners to earn valuable InfoComm International CTS RUs while networking with the industry’s top manufacturers. Close to 4,300 attendees have experienced the benefits of the E4 events and, in the process, have earned nearly 3,000 InfoComm CTS RUs. For more information, go to www.e4avtour.com.

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About InfoComm International
InfoComm International® is the international trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end-users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV standards, market research and news. Its training, certification and education programs set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also produces trade shows in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and China. Additional information is available at www.infocomm.org.

About Almo Professional A/V
Almo Professional A/V is the nation’s fastest growing distributor serving the needs of professional audiovisual integrators, dealers and consultants. With a highly skilled sales team, reseller education programs, 10 distribution centers across the U.S. and product lines for the Pro A/V channel, Almo Professional A/V provides customers with the full distribution experience on a local and a personal level.

The Almo Professional A/V sales team is InfoComm-trained and the majority is CTS-certified. Almo Professional A/V has aligned with InfoComm International to offer courses worth CTS renewal units that enable partners to stay ahead. At the same time, the division works with industry vendors to bring live and online product training opportunities directly to channel partners.

Almo Professional A/V is a division of Almo Corp., the nation’s leading independent distributor of consumer electronics and major appliances. For more information about Almo Professional A/V, please call 410-560-2890 or go to www.almoproav.com. Almo Professional A/V can also be followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/almoproav and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/almoproav.

*All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

FiROBO Corporation Retains Three New Rep Firms

N & S Marketing, Creative Marketing, and Audio Video Marketing to represent network solution firm’s products in the Northwest, Southeast, and South Central USA.
McKINNEY, Texas | May 8, 2012 | One week after publicly announcing the formation of FiROBO corporation, a company that provides zero configuration, enterprise level managed network solutions for the residential and commercial A/V integrators, the company announced they have reached formal agreements with 3 manufacturer’s rep firms to represent FiROBO’s products and services. more

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INDUSTRY VETERANS LAUNCH FiROBO™ CORPORATION TO ADDRESS THE SYSTEM NETWORKING NEEDS OF A/V INTEGRATORS

McKINNEY, Texas | May 1, 2012 | A group of AV and IT industry veterans led by David Robbins (former integrator and Klipsch regional sales manager) and Douglas Bowman (over 15 years in IT network deployment and management for fortune 500 companies), announced today the launch of FiROBO Corporation. FiROBO provides enterprise level managed network solutions for the residential and commercial A/V integrators that are easy to install, maintain, expand, and support. The result is increased productivity, increased profitability, and peace of mind for all stakeholders in the value chain. more

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SUBWAY® Restaurant Chain Announces Rapid Expansion of SUBWAY® TV & RADIO Digital Signage Network Powered by NEOCAST® from Real Digital Media

Worldwide Network Nearing One Thousand Installations Across United States as Expansion into International Locations Gets Underway

Sarasota, FL – March 6, 2012 – Real Digital Media, provider of the enterprise-class NEOCAST® digital signage platform, and Independent Purchasing Cooperative, Inc. (IPC) the independent SUBWAY® franchisee-owned purchasing cooperative, today announced expansion details for the SUBWAY®TV & RADIO digital signage network. more

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Casio’s Slim Series Continues to Innovate the Digital 
Projection Industry

Six New Lamp-Free Projectors Set the Industry Standard by Offering High Brightness, Mobile Connectivity and an Overall Lower Cost of Ownership

LAS VEGAS, NV (JANUARY 10, 2012) — Leveraging its heritage in LASER & LED HYBRID Light Source production, Casio America Inc. is set to introduce a refreshed line of SLIM projectors. The popular SLIM Series, marking its third year of production, has been enhanced with six updated models: the XJ-A141, XJ-A146, XJ-A241, XJ-A246, XJ-A251 and XJ-A256. The new SLIM projectors will be exhibited at Casio’s booth (#10904) at the International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 10-13, 2012. more

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Related Topics: Projectors |

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