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Senteo interactive response system now shipping

CALGARY, Alberta— May 31, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces that the Senteo™ interactive response system is now shipping. The system includes a remote control device for each student in a classroom and a receiver that allows teachers to send information to each device and receive student responses. The Senteo interactive response system increases one-to-one interaction by allowing teachers to survey and engage students and to personalize the learning environment. The learning curve for the system is short and a variety of product features, some exclusive to SMART, have been built in. Extensive feedback from educators has been incorporated into the design of this latest product, ensuring it is flexible and user friendly. Full Release

SMART leads interactive whiteboard segment with 65 percent of sales

CALGARY, Alberta — June 19, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces its global installed base of 650,000 SMART Board™ interactive whiteboards. A recently released report from Decision Tree Consulting (DTC), an industry-leading UK research company that has been documenting interactive whiteboard sales for seven years, states that the global installed base for all manufacturers is estimated to be 1,000,000 units as at December 31, 2006. This figure results in SMART‘s market share being estimated at approximately 65 percent of sales worldwide. SMART, a privately owned company, has had a cumulative annual growth rate of 26 percent over five years, and 41 percent over 10 years. It has led the market segment since it introduced the world‘s first interactive whiteboard in 1991. Full Release

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SMART unveils new features for 600i interactive whiteboard system

CALGARY, Alberta — June 19, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces that the SMART Board™ 600i interactive whiteboard system now offers even more flexibility, thanks to an optional firmware upgrade. This upgrade, available to SMART customers at no charge, enables control of the existing RS232 port in the system‘s built-in projector. more

SMART Classroom Solutions streamline technology implementation

CALGARY, ALBERTA — June 18, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces the availability of three SMART Classroom Solutions. The solutions consist of a variety of product and service configurations that support different teaching and learning styles. SMART has designed interactive and collaborative products for over 17 years, and SMART Classroom Solutions represent the most popular product and service configurations, providing educators with easy-to-adopt suites of technology tools and services. Training specific to each SMART Classroom Solution is also available. Full Release

SMART products improve students‘ performance and teachers‘ lives at University of Virginia

CALGARY, Alberta — June 19, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces that researchers at the University of Virginia have concluded that SMART Board™ interactive whiteboards, when used with appropriate pedagogy and digital resources, can lead to improved student learning outcomes and quality of life for teachers. The three-year study, now entering its third year, examines how to best prepare teachers to effectively incorporate technology into their daily teaching in a way that fosters greater student understanding. Lead researcher Joe Garofalo points to results demonstrating that the majority of students in a class taught with SMART Board interactive whiteboards outperformed students taught without one on a variety of test and quiz items. Full Release

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Triveni Digital and Harris Offer Integrated Digital Signage System for Government Market

Triveni Digital SkyScraper™ and Harris® InfoCaster™ Provide Secure Solution for Content Creation and Delivery to Government and Armed Forces

PRINCETON, N.J. — June 19, 2007 – Triveni Digital, a subsidiary of LG Electronics (LGE), today announced that its SkyScraper™ content distribution platform has been integrated with the InfoCaster™ digital signage system from Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, in a solution optimized for government and military content distribution applications. Together the two best-of-breed products provide an end-to-end solution for content creation and multicast delivery. more

Wexler Video Names Brian Boring Vice President of Sales

BURBANK, Calif. — June 20, 2007 – Wexler Video, Hollywood’s leading video production equipment rental company, today announced the appointment of Brian Boring as the company’s vice president of sales. In this new role with Wexler Video, Boring will be responsible for driving business development and revenue through management of the company’s sales team in the production, post-production, and broadcast equipment services markets. more

Crown Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Crown’s history of innovation now spans six decades

ELKHART, Indiana, USA – June 2007 – From its humble beginnings in 1947, Crown International has grown to become one of the world’s largest and most respected manufacturers of power amplifiers and microphones for professional audio markets.

“Six decades after Mr. Moore first established this company, Crown still adheres to its founder’s reputation for creating innovative products that are both sonically superior and highly reliable,” says Crown International President Mark Graham. “And with the resources and support of Harman International combined with our dedicated network of employees, reps, distributors and dealers around the globe, Crown is well-poised to carry on that legacy for yet another 60 years.” more

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LIFE|WARE ANNOUNCES LIFE|MEDIA: HIGH FIDELITY ENTERTAINMENT AND COMPLETE HOME AUTOMATION

New line of Life|media Servers are optimized for both digital entertainment and comprehensive home control.

Columbus, OH – June 13, 2007 – Exceptional Innovation, makers of Life|ware™, announces the launch of a new line of Life|media™ servers, optimized for complete digital entertainment experiences and comprehensive home automation.

Using benchmark internal components and the look and feel of a high-end A/V receiver, Life|media provides from 500GB to 4.5 Terabytes of storage for digital music, movies, pictures, and recorded TV as well as instant access to Life|ware‘s complete home control via the user‘s home network. The servers come in configurations that include Digital CableCARD, NTSC or ATSC tuners, a DVD RW Drive (HDDVD & BluRay forthcoming), and feature optical audio with Dolby Master Studio decoding. more

Furman’s Free Online Video Offers Comprehensive Guide to AC Power Problems and Solutions

PETALUMA, Calif. — June 14, 2007 — Furman Sound, a world-leading provider of power management solutions, today announced the availability of free online videos that discuss AC power problems and solutions. more

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