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Archive of the Connected Home Category

Barix to Introduce Ethernet-Powered IP Speaker Device at ISE

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, December 15, 2010Barix AG comes to ISE 2011 (February 1-3, RAI Exhibition Centre, Amsterdam, Booth #2A71) with a new IP Audio innovation that gives systems integrators and end users the freedom of choice to turn nearly any 8-ohm speaker into an IP speaker solution.

Barix Exstreamer P5 amplified IP decoder

At ISE, Barix will show the Exstreamer P5 amplified IP decoder in Europe for the first time. The Exstreamer P5 is an all-in-one solution for high-fidelity Audio over IP distribution, supporting universal IP standards including TCP/IP, RTP, SIP, Multicast and Ethersound. The amplified device can directly connect 8-ohm speakers to an IP or Ethersound network, effectively extending the popular Barix Exstreamer product range into new environments for end users and systems integrators.

“The Exstreamer P5 gives integrators a way to install ‘IP Speakers’ without more

VMP’s New Digital Signage Computer Holder Now Shipping

Video Mount Products DS-CH digital signage computer holder

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Dec. 14, 2010 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, CI, commercial, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce its new DS-CH digital signage computer holder is now shipping. The DS-CH has an MSRP of $139.95.

“As the digital signage market grows every year, the use and need for flat panels and accompanying electronics also continues to expand,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “Video Mount Products’ new universal DS-CH computer holder has been engineered to attach a digital signage media player more

MSL Feathers The Nest With Martin Audio

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The expanding Colombo Group, headed by former fabric head of promotion Steve Ball and Riz Shaikh, recently added its first live/dance club to a portfolio of London bars and gastro-pubs.

Occupying the site of the former Bardens Boudoir in Dalston, East London, is The Nest, where technology specialists Middlesex Sound & Light (MSL) were tasked with designing a flexible sound system around Martin Audio components.

Steve Ball and Matt Monhardt, general manager of the 300-capacity venue, had specifically requested Martin Audio. “Martin Audio is the best sound system we’ve heard in club situations,? he said. “We told Middlesex Sound & Light that we wanted Martin Audio loudspeakers and amplifiers because the impact and precision are so much better.

“We also wanted flexible zoning, allowing as much bass as possible on the tiny dance floor, while at the same time enabling the music level to be adjusted at more

VMP Distributes Initial Monthly Customer e-Newsletter

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Dec. 10, 2010 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, security, residential, CI, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce that it has distributed its initial customer e-newsletter. Participants can sign up for the monthly info-filled e-blast by clicking on the newsletter sign-up icon at the top of videomount.com.

“As Video Mount Products continues to grow as a company and as we add more products SKUs to our resume, we wanted to be able to keep our customers, and potential customers, up-to-date on anything and everything happening at VMP,? said Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “The monthly e-blast includes information on not only what’s happening within VMP headquarters’ walls, but also our latest product updates, our latest marketing efforts to help our customers, and much more.?

VMP has also recently launched its 2011 product catalog, which more

Sunfire® Rocks the World With Dynamic Series Subwoofers Delivering Bigger Bass Performance for Budget Conscious Consumers

Leading Luxury Home Theater Brand Tunes Subs For Thunderous Theater and Mega Bass Music With Dual Drivers And Up To 600 Watts of Peak Power

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA, December 7, 2010 — Sunfire®, a specialist in the design, manufacturing and marketing of luxury home theater products for the worldwide custom specialist and retail markets, today announced the worldwide introduction of its powerful, yet budget-friendly Dynamic Series of subwoofers. Tuned for both low frequency Home Theater Effects and powerhouse musical bass lines, these new subwoofers boast up to 600 Watts Peak Power. more

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ATON™ Launches Industry’s First Out-Of-The-Box Solution for Multi-Zone Music with In-Wall OLED Interfaces

New ATON™ AH66T Kit also features plug and play support for iPod and lighting control.

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA, December 7, 2010 — ATON™, a premier manufacturer of affordable, high performance speakers and digital audio and Hi Def video distribution systems, today introduced the industry’s first pre-programmed Whole House “Music & More? System, the ATON AH66T Kit. The new kit features the AH66T Multi-Source Multi-Zone Controller plus six (6) OLED2 touchpads that offer full-color graphic control and feedback. With built-in programming to run market leading sources like the iPort® and Lutron™ RadioRA®2, the affordable multi-room audio solution allows dealers to rapidly deploy a first-time or add-on audio system with iPod® & lighting control capability ready to go. more

ELAN® Home Systems Introduces ELAN g! School Online Training for Its ELAN g! Home Control System

ELAN g! School offers 64 courses that can be completed in as little as six hours.

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA, December 6, 2010 – Coincident with the worldwide market delivery of it revolutionary ELAN® g! Home Control System, ELAN Home Systems (www.elanhomesystems.com) today announced the opening of its new ELAN g! School at the company’s award-winning online university, ELAN U (www.elanu.com). more

VMP’s New Low-Profile Flush Wall Mount for Large Flat Panels Now Shipping

VMP FP-LFVB flush wall mount

VMP’s new FP-LFVB flush wall mount for large flat panels is now shipping.

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Dec. 7, 2010 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, CI, commercial, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce its new FP-LFVB flush wall mount for large flat panels is now shipping. With an MSRP of $96.95, the low profile FP-LFVB holds most large flat panels from 42- to 63-inches and up to 150 lbs.

“Our new FP-LFVB flush wall mount has been designed for numerous applications, most importantly for those installs where a large flat panel needs to be mounted as close as possible to the wall,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “The FP-LFVB is installer and user friendly, reducing installation time for multiple more

NuVo Technologies’ New Energy-Efficient Four Channel Digital Power Amplifier is Now Shipping

Hebron, KY – December 6, 2010 – NuVo Technologies, the award-winning value leader in whole home audio, has begun shipping the D460 Digital Power Amplifier. The D460 is NuVo’s latest offering in the company’s growing list of energy-efficient components. Operating four channels at 60 watts each while utilizing less power than a 60-watt light bulb, the D460 Digital Power Amplifier is a versatile choice for a wide array of installations. The D460 complements NuVo’s Grand Concerto® and Essentia® whole home audio systems, and is also compatible with third party equipment.

“The D460’s combination of four 60W amplifiers in a 1U space, super high efficiency both in operation and in standby, and superb audio quality make it an ideal choice for many applications,? says Rick Kukulies, Chief Technology Officer for NuVo. “The D460 is the ideal amplifier for powering zones 7 and 8 for Concerto or adding power to more

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Media Décor Art and Frame Catalog Now Available in the Apple iBookstore

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL—November 19, 2010—Media Décor LLC (www.mediadecor.com), a leading manufacturer of designer solutions for elegantly concealing flat-screen TVs with beautifully framed artwork, has launched the Art and Frame catalog App available now on iTunes and the iBookstore. The free app allows Apple® iPhone™, iPod touch®, and iPad™ users to view Media Décor’s vast array of over 70 frame styles and more than 2,000 artwork choices including limited editions. The app can be downloaded at: http://bit.ly/ajOgkH and requires IOS 3.2 or later.

According to Vanessa Sayen, Sales & Marketing Manager for Media Décor, “The iPad has become an important selling tool for dealers and interior designers and being able to download our catalog and show it to a brings to life the variety of options available from Media Décor.?

Within the pages of the 600 page catalog, Media Décor also showcases its new Finished Corner Frames in the more

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