ANAHEIM, CA, May 8, 2007 — The RapcoHorizon Company, leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, will feature its HDMI Fiber Optic Extender, HDMI-X, at InfoComm 2007 (Booth #8839). Designed for high definition multimedia in such vast applications as video wall systems, large LED sign boards, medical imaging equipment, home theater and TV broadcast, HDMI-X offers contractors the necessary gear within a convenient, tightly knit and ready-to-use HDMI installation kit. more
Archive of the Company Announcements Category
CARSON CITY, Nev., May 7, 2007 — Wisdom Audio, a manufacturer of high-performance planar-hybrid loudspeaker systems since 1996, is pleased to announce that it has tapped industry veteran Ed Jaeger as the company‘s CEO and CFO. In this position, Jaeger will be responsible for creating, implementing and managing corporate procedures as well as assuming a leading role in determining Wisdom‘s overall direction as the company continues to grow. more
Whitinsville, MA – May 4, 2007 – EAW has launched the B4 Roadshow, an education initiative encompassing both general audio training as well as focus on new EAW technologies and products. The B4 Roadshow kicks off with several dates this coming spring (2007) in Europe before moving to North America for coast-to-coast dates.
The latest itinerary can be viewed at www.eaw.com/support/b4/.
Based upon the highly successful B3 (“Brains, Boxes & Beyond”) education sessions presented to hundreds of audio professionals in 2006, the B4 Roadshow goes well beyond that landmark effort, conducted by EAW’s training and educational staff that offers decades of collective real-world pro audio experience. more
Atlanta, Georgia – May 03, 2007 — Visix, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will support commercially available weather produced by AccuWeather.com. Under the terms of the arrangement, Visix will deliver professional weather content to AxisTV users that purchase the optional subscription service. Users can select to receive published content from any or all of the following categories – local weather (current conditions), local five-day forecast and local weather radar. Professionally designed layouts can be automatically updated through the AxisTV graphic link feature.
The Graphical Weather Modules from AccuWeather.com have been developed specifically to provide digital signage applications with the weather elements in which the public has the greatest interest. more
Gepco International, an industry leader in the manufacturing of professional audio and video cables, has added a New York branch to better serve its customers in the northeast region.
The 5,000-square-foot space located in Chestnut Ridge, New York – about 30 miles north of Manhattan – will stock all of Gepco‘s current cabling and connectivity solutions as well as its distributed lines. In addition to being able to fulfill and ship orders throughout the northeast, the facility will offer a “will call” area for customers looking to pick up materials onsite. more
WEST CHESTER, PA, May 3, 2007 — Aviom (InfoComm, Booth #8246), exclusive developer of the world‘s premier audio transport technology, A-Net¬ģ, is announcing the appointment of Michael J. McGinn as the company‘s new Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
Another step in Aviom‘s consistent development as a company, McGinn brings years of senior executive and board member experience with demonstrated success in general management, marketing, and sales with global industry leaders Shure, Ecolab, and Eastman Kodak. more
Whitinsville, MA – May 3, 2007 – Professional audio industry veteran Joe Fustolo has been named Manager of the EAW Application Support Group (ASG), the company‘s multifaceted team offering a wide range of specialized technical services to the EAW customer base. The appointment was announced by Jeffrey Cox, Vice President of the EAW Brand Group.
Fustolo brings more 15 years of hands-on pro audio experience in leading the ASG team, which serves to provide in-depth technical and system information, including product and application guidance, loudspeaker system design and review, as well as hands-on training and educational tools such as white papers and CD-ROMs. ASG also provides answers and input via EAW‘s popular on-line technical forum established on the company website (www.eaw.com). more
NORTHRIDGE, California – May 2007 — Soundcraft has expanded the connectivity options for its Vi Series (Vi6, Vi4) of digital live sound consoles with the introduction of a CobraNet interface card.
The CobraNet option card allows up to 32 channels of input or output signals (or a combination of both) to be received by or sent from the console onto a CobraNet network. By default, the card is configured for 32 outputs. more
HILLSIDE, NJ, MAY 3, 2007 ≠– Wireworks Corporation, the leading innovator of audio/video cabling systems, announces that its entire line of products is manufactured in compliance with the European Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive and the California Electronic Waste Recycling Act. more
BURBANK, Calif. — May 2, 2007 – Coffey Sound, a Hollywood, Calif.-based company that has served the audio industry for nearly two decades, today announced the launch of a new e-commerce Web site at www.coffeysound.com. The site gives new and existing clients access to a growing selection of hundreds of pro audio products, available for secure purchase at any time, as well as valuable service and support resources. more