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ADAM Audio USA Redefines Mission With New Staff And Facility

roger-fortier.jpgHicksville, NY––Capitalizing on the success of its professional monitor systems to redefine its mission and maximize sales, ADAM Audio USA has named Roger Fortier as Vice President and is moving to expansive new headquarters in Hicksville, New York.
Fortier, who will be responsible for Consumer Audio and Residential Installation products, brings a wealth of experience to his position. He has worked as a consultant and sales executive for such respected brands as Martin Logan, Krell Industries and Madrigal Audio Labs.
As part of ADAM Audio’s redefined sales and marketing mission, he will be joining company president Robert Caputo in a dedicated effort to maximize the brand’s profile, sales and marketing penetration in the professional and consumer markets.
ADAM will be introducing its Classic Mk3 and TENSOR Series hi-fi and multi-channel systems along with new Architectural Design active in-wall solutions at the CEDIA Expo more

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Tackling Line-of-sight Issues in a Home Theater

lht20b.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Large Home Theater, Level V: $340,000 – $465,000

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Date design began: 06-15-07
Date installation was completed: 03-01-08

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1. Synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.

The challenge was to comfortably fit an audience of ten into a room with limited sight lines and provide cinema-scope movie entertainment and effortless operation. The space already existed when the integrator was brought into the project. Without being able to expand the room, careful attention was paid to line-of-sight and video projection light cone. All current movie and more

NUVO TECHNOLOGIES RECAPS SPRING EDUCATION TOUR, ANNOUNCES CEDIA TRAINING DATES

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Whole home audio manufacturer also prepares for international dates.

Hebron, KY – July 30, 2009 – NuVo Technologies, the value leader in whole home audio, announced today that its Spring 2009 Know H.O.W. (Hands-On Workshop) education and training tour of 21 U.S. cities is now successfully completed. NuVo trainers educated more than 400 dealers and installers during the tour, which moves on to Australia, Canada and Europe over the coming months.

Trainings during the spring U.S. tour were divided into two types that suited the needs of both existing and new dealers and installers. A full-day course covering the entire product line was provided for dealers and installers new to NuVo, while a half-day advanced class afforded experienced NuVo installers the opportunity to get hands-on experience with new products without sitting through material they already knew.

“In keeping with more

Platinum Tools® Features New EZ-RJPRO HD Modular Plug Crimp Tool at 2009 CEDIA Expo

Platinum Tools EZ-RJPRO HD modular crimp toolMOORPARK, Calif., July 29, 2009 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, announces it will feature the recently launched EZ-RJPRO HD modular crimp tool at the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth 3316.

Now shipping with a MSRP of $84.95, the EZ-RJ has been designed to terminate all EZ-RJ45 (Cat3, 5, 5e, and 6) and EZ-RJ11 (4 and 6 contact) plugs and can also be used to terminate most regular RJ45 and RJ12/11 plugs.

“The EZ-RJPRO HD has been designed for the professional installer providing a ratcheted, high leverage, ultra stable platform for consistent, repeatable terminations,? explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “This heavy duty tool is the more

Niles Launches the TS-Pro Wall-Mount Color Touchscreen: The Simple yet Powerful Plug-and-Play Controller for the ZR-6 MultiZone Receiver

Niles Audio Corporation, The First Name in Custom Installation®, is now shipping the TS-Pro wall-mount color touchscreen: an advanced, customizable control solution for Niles’ award-winning ZR-6 MultiZone Receiver. The easy-to-use TS-Pro features a high-contrast, 3.5” color touchscreen with a crisp, easy-to-read graphical user interface (GUI) and convenient hard keys that control frequently used functions such as volume and power on/off. more

Digital Projection Selected as Preferred Vendor for HTSA Buying Group

Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, has been selected as a preferred vendor for the esteemed Home Theater Specialists of America (HTSA) buying group. HTSA is comprised of some of the top residential integrators across the United States. Currently, the group includes 62 active integrators with estimated annual sales of over 500 million. more

Digital Projection’s TITAN 3D Selected as CEDIA’s Best New Product Finalist

TITAN 1080p Dual 3DDigital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, has been selected by a panel of CEDIA residential electronic systems contractor judges as a Best New Product finalist. DPI’s TITAN 1080p Dual 3D, the most efficient Active-3D enabled projector in its class, joins a short list of innovative consumer products recognized as finalists. Ten Best New Product winners will be announced at the CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles® Awards Banquet on Saturday, September 6 in Atlanta, Georgia. more

Exceptional Features for Exceptional Architecture

ih04a_400.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Integrated Home, Level I: $67,500 – $120,000 more

Atlona Technologies Releases the HDAiR, a wireless USB to HDMI or VGA adapter.

Silicon Valley, California — July 16, 2009 — Atlona Technologies releases the HDAiR, a wireless USB to HDMI or VGA converter. Both XP and Vista compatible, this one of a kind device will allow users to connect any USB enabled computer or laptop wirelessly, to any HDTV or projector via VGA or HDMI. The unit wirelessly transmits high resolution signal from a small USB adaptor connected to a computer, to a receiver unit placed next to the display. The HDAiR is designed to transmit high-resolution content up to 30ft. With quick and easy installation, this unit is perfect for any consumer and commercial application. more

Atlona Technologies Begins Production on Plenum Rated DVI Dual Link Cables and HDMI 1.3 Cable

SAN JOSE — July 10, 2009— Atlona Technologies announced in early 2008 its intent to produce the world’s first and only plenum digital cable in HDMI and DVI-DL type connectors. After many hours and redesigns, Underwriters Laboratories has issued a UL file number more

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