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Wohler GV Expo 2008 Preview

Wohler at GV Expo 2008
Booth 763

Company Background:

Since its inception in 1987, Wohler Technologies’ video products division, PANORAMAdtv, continues to be a world leader in providing in-rack audio and video monitoring solutions for the broadcast, motion picture, and professional audio/visual markets. The San Francisco Bay Area-based company offers a comprehensive range of products that simplify analog and digital source monitoring in facilities of all sizes and complexity. More information is available at www.wohler.com. more

SI Names Tim Freemyer Product Development Manager

Tim Freemyer, SI product development managerAustin, Texas, Nov. 12, 2008 – SI (www.siscreens.com) is proud to announce that it has appointed Tim Freemyer product development manager, effective immediately.

“In a very short period of time with SI, Tim has shown that he has the skills and know-how to take SI to the next level,? said Ryan Gustafson, SI V.P. of business development. “As SI continues to grown and evolve, we need a forward thinker to keep SI on the leading edge of product development, and Tim certainly has proven that to us. We look forward to having Tim on board and executing his new product plans well into the future.? more

Elite Screens Announces StarBright Whiteboard Projection Screen

ELITE SCREENS, INC. ANNOUNCES STARBRIGHT WHITEBOARD SCREEN FORCLASSROOMS AND BOARDROOMS

New Material Eliminates Need For Ambient Light Control

CERRITOS, Calif., November 12, 2008 — Elite Screens, Inc. an innovative company that specializes in affordable, high quality projector screens, today announced its StarBright Whiteboard Screen, an innovative solution that merges its StarBright premium grade ultra-high gain reflective material with a dry erase whiteboard for classroom and boardroom presentations in environments with bright ambient light. more

Audio Visions And JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays Deliver Sound To The Heartland At River City Roundup

Reinforcing the ease of use, power and fidelity of JBL VERTEC® line arrays, regional audio system provider Audio Visions deployed a VERTEC system for Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Roundup at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Nebraska. A 27 year-old family festival that celebrates the western and agricultural heritage of the region, the major Midwestern rodeo event took place September 27-29. Post-competition live entertainment was provided by Jessica Simpson, Larry the Cable Guy and Rodney Atkins. more

Now Shipping: Wisdom Audio Sage Series L150i Reference Line Source In-Wall Speaker

Wisdom Audio L150i reference line source in-wall speaker systemCARSON CITY, Nev., Nov. 10, 2008 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, is proud to announce that its new L150i reference line source in-wall speaker system is now shipping. Launched to rave reviews during the recent 2008 CEDIA Expo, the L150i is the tallest line source within the new multi award-winning Sage Series. The L150i will also make its debut at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas, Nev. from Jan 8-11 at The Venetian, booth 30-235. more

IN MEMORIAM: Neutrik USA President Jim Cowan, 1956-2008

jim-cowan_neutrik.jpgBy George Petersen

Jim Cowan passed away peacefully on November 5, 2008 after a bout with cancer. Well-known and loved throughout the audio industry, the 52-year-old Cowan was a 20 year veteran of Neutrik USA, starting out as general manager, and then moving on to vice-president and becoming president of the company in 2000.

A lifelong resident of the Garden State, Cowan was born and raised in Kearny, New Jersey, later making his home in the township of Toms River, along the Jersey Shore. After receiving his BA degree at Ocean County College, followed by a BS degree in marketing and economics and an MBA at Monmouth University, Cowan worked at Texas Instruments, Panduit Corp. and Dialight-Kulka-Smith, but found his real niche when he joined Neutrik in 1987. more

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ESP New York Selects Soundcraft’s Vi6™ For Diesel’s 30th Anniversary “xXx Rock and Roll Circus? Party Finale In Brooklyn

The Soundcraft Vi6 was among the elite attendees invited to the final stop of a 24-hour non-stop party hosted by Diesel to celebrate its 30th anniversary around the world. The “Diesel xXx Rock and Roll Circus? took place in 17 major cities across the world; commencing in Tokyo and moving to Beijing, Dubai, Athens, Amsterdam, Milan, Zurich, Munich, Paris, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Oslo, Helsinki, London, Sao Paulo, and finally had its grand finale on Pier 3 in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, October 11. more

Fairlight Appoints SoundWorks

Fairlight (www.fairlightau.com) is delighted to announce the appointment of Danish company SoundWorks as its distributor for the whole of Scandinavia (www.soundworks.dk).
John Lancken of Fairlight with Michael Miller of SoundWorks
With extensive experience in the broadcast, pro audio and MI markets, SoundWorks is ideally placed to promote Fairlight’s range of award-winning media production systems, including Constellation, Xynergi, Anthem and PyxisTrack video. more

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NSCA University Names 2008 Educator, Instructors of the Year

Students gain valuable knowledge from University courses

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, November 4, 2008 —Dan Erickson of General Communications was recently named NSCA University’s Educator of the Year. Erickson received NSCA’s top education award based on student feedback from his course, “Networking Issues that Impact AV Integrators and Designers,? which he taught for the College of System Design during NSCA University™ at InfoComm 08. more

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EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITION THROUGH NSCA EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS AWARDS

Distinguished Awards Honor Integrator Achievements

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, October 27, 2008 — NSCA members who have shown exceptional achievements can share their expertise with peers and customers through NSCA’s Excellence in Business Awards. The awards will be presented at the 2009 NSCA Business and Leadership Conference, sponsored by InfoComm International, February 26-28, in Phoenix, AZ. more

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