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SI Names End Result Manufacturer’s Representatives

Austin, Texas, August 18, 2009 – SI (www.siscreens.com) is proud to announce that it has named Canonsburg, Penn.-based End Result to represent the Ohio, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania territories.

“Because Ohio, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania are tremendously important territories and as SI continues to grow, we need a partner who shares our corporate philosophy that the customer always comes first,? Blake Vackar, SI director of sales. “End Result has earned a lot of respect over the years. In the past year, SI has launched many new and exciting products and lines, and we look forward to working with End Result to market and bring these products to these important markets.?

End Result has been representing leading manufacturers in the home theater and mobile A/V business for more than 25 years. End Result has embraced the qualities of follow up, communication, and management and, with a lot more

Students Record Simulated Healthcare with Vaddio PTZ Cameras

hires-ecu_sims.jpgMINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 18, 2009) – Vaddio, the leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems, supplied Australian-based Vizcom Technologies with 15 Model 70 PTZ robotic camera systems for recording and documenting medical simulation in the Health and Wellness Building at Edith Cowan University (ECU).

The Health and Wellness Building at ECU is home to the Centre for Excellence in Health Simulation. Three simulation suites house ‘human being simulators’ known as the ‘Sim Mannequin’ that can emulate real people – or more accurately, the symptoms of real, sick people. These mannequins used in conjunction with sophisticated software, provide a very real simulation of a human being suffering illness, disease or injuries.

The three simulation suites accommodate an adjacent debriefing room with videoconference links and large LCD screens. The main rooms each contain four Vaddio more

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YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO NAMES TWO NEXO MANUFACTURER’S REPS

BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯As part of a planned expansion, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) has added two additional manufacturer rep firms to spearhead sales of NEXO speaker products within North America.

ycas-marc-lopez_rob-joseph_ycas-paul-furtkamp.jpg R. Joseph Group, located in Columbus, Ohio, will be handling NEXO sales efforts in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania. “The speaker industry is in desperate need of a new leader,? states Rob Joseph, President of R. Joseph Group. “We firmly believe that NEXO is well positioned to assume this role with an unbeatable combination of high quality products, corporate stability, and dealer programs that directly address the challenges that most sound companies and systems integrators face today.?

Highway Marketing, based in Dallas, Texas, will be responsible for NEXO product sales in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. “Highway Marketing is proud to represent a more

Southern Baptist Convention Finds ‘Comfort’ in New Yamaha TXn Amplifiers

southern-baptist-convention-audio-team.JPGLOUISVILLE, Ky.⎯The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), formed in 1845, took place this year June 23- 24 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. The convention included Music features and Concerts of Praise over the two-days and was attended by over 8,800. Audio assistance was provided by Bill Thrasher, Thrasher Design Group; Chris Hinkle, Prestonwood Baptist Church of Dallas; Blair McNair, independent monitor mix engineer; Phil Allison, Waveguide Consulting; Jim Carey, Liberty Baptist Church; Jack Pitts, Capitol Design Group; as well as house of worship product and marketing managers from Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. Jeff Davidson of First Baptist Church of Dallas provided technical coordination.

The Southern Baptist Convention purchased 24 new Yamaha TX6n amplifiers late last year from Capitol Design Group in preparation for this year’s event. Yamaha Commercial Audio has supported the SBC for over 20 years, more

DIGITAL PROJECTION PUBLISHES TRUE COST OF PROJECTOR OWNERSHIP CALCULATOR

ATLANTA, GA (August 11, 2009) – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, has created a fully-automated cost of ownership calculator for the AV industry. The calculator fulfills numerous requests from AV integrators in both Commercial AV and Home Cinema channels. The defining article and cost of ownership calculator can be viewed on Digital Projection’s website by visiting http://www.digitalprojection.com/efficiency.

Given the current economic climate, purchase decisions need to be based not just on the initial purchase price of the product, but also on the long-term cost of ownership, as the combination of the two defines the actual cost of owning and operating any product. The cost of ownership calculator acts as a simplified, comprehensive tool, taking into consideration the following data: initial purchase price, lamp replacements, scheduled maintenance, miscellaneous consumables and cost of power.

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Increase Customer Satisfaction, Business with Technician Training

Registration Open for NSCA’s EST Training Series

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 11, 2009 — Business owners can get an edge on their competitors, increase customer satisfaction and create new business opportunities by enrolling installers and technicians in NSCA University’s EST Technician Training Series, convenient and in-depth training developed by the leader in commercial electronic systems education. Registration is now open for fall classes. Training starts September 14 and runs for 38 weeks.

The Electronic Systems Technician (EST) curriculum includes a comprehensive overview of the entire commercial electronic systems industry. Students learn about a variety of systems, applications, national codes and standards while gaining real-life, on-the-job training as well as the ability to:
• Interpret electrical drawings, site plans and more
• Understand the function of each level of open systems interconnections (OSI)
• Set up and use selected cable testers
• Evaluate the more

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Electronic Design Company Gives Minnetonka Arts Center a NEXO Facelift

BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Minnetonka’s Arts Center on 7 has a new look and a new speaker system thanks to Electronic Design Company (EDC) of Shoreview, Minnesota. The Minnetonka, Minnesota Performing Arts Center is located on the grounds of the high school and is a joint operation between the City of Minnetonka and Minnetonka School District 276. minnetonka-arts-center-nexo-geo-s8.jpg

The site has recently gone through a complete facelift and extensive remodeling. EDC has been in business for over 50 years and installed sound systems for the Guthrie Theatre and Children’s Theatre in Minneapolis, to name a few. They were hired to install the audio equipment for the new Minnetonka theater, and specifically, the NEXO GEO S8 system in a LCR Sub configuration. The 680-seat proscenium theater, which houses several resident performance groups including the Minnetonka Community Theatre, the Music Association of Minnetonka, and the Minnetonka High more

Telex brings Legacy to IFAF Junior World Championships

Canton, Ohio played host to a rare mid-summer football tournament from June 25 to July 5, when eight football teams from North America, Europe, and Japan came to the Pro Football Hall of Fame to compete for the top spot in the first ever International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Junior World Championships. To accommodate each team’s sideline-to press-box communications, Ohio-based Paladin Professional Sound provided Telex Legacy wireless intercom systems for the teams’ coaching staffs. more

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Hall Research Adds IP Control to its All-in-One A/V System

Hall Research releases the VSA-31-IP, a device that allows monitoring and control via Internet Protocol for its all-in-one Switch-Cat™ A/V system.

Tustin, California – August 4, 2009

Hall Research announces today the release of the model VSA-31-IP, an add-on module for the Switch-Cat™ A/V Systems (Hall Research Model VSA-31 and VSA-31-SP). The new IP module allows monitoring and controlling of Switch-Cat™ installations via Internet Protocol. The Switch-Cat™ is the all-in-one A/V system that is currently installed in hundreds of classrooms and conference rooms worldwide. more

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TV Magic Integrates New Studio and Post-Production Facility for Mexico’s Universidad Iberoamericana

SAN DIEGO — Aug. 4, 2009 — Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic today announced that it has provided consulting and integration services for the new Centro de Comunicación Audiovisual y Multimedia (Center for Audiovisual Communication and Multimedia, or CECAM) at Mexico’s Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA Tijuana) in Playas de Tijuana, Baja California. The studio and post-production facility serves as a teaching and training tool for UIA Tijuana film and television production students and supports their creation of news programs, talk shows, and other broadcast content. more

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