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VMP’s New PM-LPM Yokeless Low-Profile Projector Mount Now Shipping

VMP PM-LPM Yokeless Low-Profile Projector Mount

VMP’s New PM-LPM Yokeless Low-Profile Projector Mount

STEVENSVILLE, Md., July 18, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, residential, CI, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce that its new PM-LPM yokeless low-profile projector mount is now shipping. The PM-LPM has an MSRP of $139.95.

“At VMP, we take pride in both listening to what our customers want, as well as providing everything they need for a quick and easy installation,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. “With this concept in mind, our new PM-LPM is a variation of our popular PM-LP Universal Yokeless Low Profile Projector Mount…without the telescoping mast. We’ve been told by many of our customers that they would like this option, and so we have heeded the more

MOZAEX FEATURES NEW SHOWSTAR, WORLD’S LOWEST PRICED ALL-IN-ONE BLU-RAY SERVER, AT 2011 CEDIA EXPO

Mozaex ShowStar all-in-one 3TB Blu-ray Entertainment Server

Mozaex ShowStar all-in-one 3TB Blu-ray Entertainment Server

Salt Lake City – July 14, 2011 – Mozaex™, the premiere manufacturer of multi-room, multi-media Blu-ray entertainment servers, announced that it will launch the ShowStar all-in-one 3TB Blu-ray Entertainment Server at the 2011 CEDIA Expo, held in Indianapolis from Sept. 7-10 at the Indiana Convention Center, booth 721. Now shipping, the ShowStar will be presented along with the company’s family of Entertainment Servers during the 2011 CEDIA Expo.

“With a base pricing starting at $1,995 USD, ShowStar represents the world’s most affordable complete entertainment server that can load, store, and play hundreds of movies, albums, photo slide shows, and more than one hundred online media channels,? said Mozaex CEO Douglas Kihm.

“At these extraordinary prices, everyone can afford luxury on-demand entertainment. more

Acoustics First Sonora® Panels Capture Sound

Acoustics First Sonora Acoustical Panels

Sonora panels eliminate sound and reduce reverberation. These acoustical panels are available in many sizes and colors.

Like the dry sands of the Sonoran desert, the Sonora® Series of acoustical panels absorb sound to dry up echo and reverberation. The sound is lost in the landscape of acoustical fibers to improve speech intelligibility and silence room overtones. Removing the excess sound of the room improves the ability of equipment to efficiently produce crystal clear sound. Sonora panels mount to the walls or can be configured as ceiling tiles, baffles or clouds. Available in many standard sizes and colors, they can also be custom cut to meet specific requirements or shaped to create designs to accentuate room décor.

For more information, visit www.AcousticsFirst.com or call Toll Free 888-765-2900 (U.S. more

KanexPro Introduces Wireless HDMI up to 50ft.

KanexPro is pleased to announce its Wireless HDMI Extender Kit. The ultimate, high quality solution for extending signals over the air up to 50ft. (15m). The system consists of two powered devices; transmitter and receiver, both included.The wireless extender is based on the WHDI™ technology, which enables top-quality wireless uncompressed HD 1080p video delivery throughout the home, allowing consumers to connect any HD source to any HD display. more

Middle Atlantic Introduces New Enhancements for Credenza Racks

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Fairfield, NJ––Middle Atlantic Products announces the availability of several new options for increased usability, storage and easy installation of its C5 Series Credenza Rack systems. Comprised of a steel rack core and outer wood panels, the C5 can now incorporate many new features based on the requests and feedback of the company’s integration partners.

One of the most requested options, monitor mounts, is now available for most 32? – 50? screens. New shelf system inserts provide space for tableware and supplies and are isolated from the air circulated by the equipment cooling system. Custom cutouts are now possible to accommodate tabletop boxes from all manufacturers for convenient connectivity. New recycling and waste receptacles provide unobtrusive compliance in meeting rooms for ISO 14001 recycling container requirements. C5 credenza racks can also be ordered now with flip up sides that offer additional workspace – including extra room for laptops and portable more

NEW MOZAEX iPlay FEATURE ADDS iTunes MUSIC AND MOVIES

Salt Lake City – June 27, 2011 – Mozaex™, the premiere manufacturer of multi-room, multi-media Blu-ray entertainment servers, announced today it has released a new Mozaex feature called iPlay, which allows users to browse and play their entire iTunes music and movie library on their Mozaex multi-room Entertainment Server. iPlay will be presented along with the company’s family of Entertainment Servers at the Home Technology Event, Excel Center in London, UK, June 28 – 30.

All Your Movies, Music, and Online Media Playing In Perfect Harmony

iPlay combines a disc-loaded, streaming and downloaded movie/music server into one simple solution. With the Mozaex iPlay feature, all the music, TV shows, and movies purchased at Apple’s iTunes Store can now be enjoyed on the user’s HDTV home theater system via the Mozaex Entertainment Server.

“With iPlay, Mozaex offers for the first time the ability to play all three more

Califone® Gets Greener with Electronic Billing

SAN FERNANDO, Calif., June 23, 2011 – Califone® International, Inc. (http://www.califone.com), a leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of A/V products and accessories since 1947, is proud to announce a continuation of its green business program with the introduction of electronic billing for its dealers. The program, now active, offers same-day electronic invoicing on shipments of the company’s audio visual products.

“This progressive program reflects our continued investment and support for our dealers, but it’s also part of our commitment to green innovation within the education and professional audio industries,? shared Tim Ridgway, VP Marketing for Califone. “This program will mean the near-term elimination of printing and mailing more than 24,000 invoices and envelopes sent out this year alone.?

In addition to cutting paper, the program also makes available to dealers the tracking numbers of each shipment to better serve Califone customers. Within minutes of a more

WallWizard Now Shipping ControlWand Control System to Channel Partners Worldwide

City of Industry, CA – June 20, 2011 – CLO Systems, innovators of affordable automated flat-panel TV mounts, have delivered another Industry first for the Company’s WallWizard brand. Available now and offered at a suggested consumer selling price of $149, ControlWand is the consumer electronics industry’s first-ever software application that facilitates remote control operation of WallWizard motorized mounts from Apple iPad, iPod and iPhone via Wi-Fi. Android Bluetooth device compatibility is soon to follow, further solidifying the WallWizard ControlWand Control System as the most unique TV mount control option on the market. more

Extron Introduces 7-inch TouchLink Touchpanel With Contemporary Thin Bezel Design

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce two, newly-designed 7-inch touchpanels. The TLP 710MV and TLP 710TV are fully configurable, 7″ touchpanels featuring contemporary, thin bezel designs that complement the aesthetics of any environment. The Extron TLP 710 Series has an 800×480 resolution touchscreen and incorporates PoE – Power over Ethernet, which eliminates the need for a local power supply. Each model has a built-in MTP – Twisted Pair receiver, which accepts either S-video or composite video signals over standard CAT 5 cable. This enhanced connectivity provides integration flexibility and aids in cable management by minimizing the number of connections at the touchpanel. The TLP 710MV mounts on a wall, lectern, or other flat surface, while The TLP 710TV is designed to sit on a tabletop or install on a VESA mount. Both are ideal for control environments requiring a 7-inch control surface within an elegant touchpanel design. more

HARMAN’s BSS Audio® Introduces Soundweb™ London BLU-8v2 Wall Controller At InfoComm 2011

ORLANDO, Florida – HARMAN BSS Audio, today introduced the Soundweb™ London BLU-8v2 Wall Controller as an updated replacement for the original BLU-8 Wall Controller at InfoComm 2011.

The Soundweb London BLU-8v2 Wall Controller is available in white or black and offers Ethernet connectivity, direct or PoE powering, multiple modes of operation, simple control and visual feedback, a sleep feature and a lockout feature.

The BLU-8v2 Wall Controller shares the same feature set and appearance as the original BLU-8 Wall Controller but benefits from a significant hardware upgrade. Under the surface, the BLU-8v2 has much in common with the rack-mount Soundweb London devices and this revised hardware design offers significant enhancement to networking functionality.

The BLU-8v2 features two rotary encoders, one 9-segment meter and five push-buttons. The device can be configured to work in one of three modes of operation.

RGB LEDs on the BLU-8v2 allow more

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