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Innovative Paging System by Lencore Creates Industry Breakthrough

(WOODBURY, NY)Lencore Acoustics Corp, a manufacturer of commercial sound masking systems announces the availability of its Music Page Interface, a radically different type of paging distribution system that will change the way audio and sound contractors design, install, and manage paging communication systems.

The Lencore Music Page Interface (MPI) replaces all the bulky head end equipment that is typically associated with music and paging systems. With the MPI there is no need for additional amplifiers, separate equalizers, special switching equipment or matching vendors for compatible product interfaces. In fact, the MPI technology is so sophisticated that it can make zone additions, modifications, deletions and other changes to the paging system on the fly and eliminates the need for running multiple home runs back to the electrical closet or through building risers to create separate or additional zones. more

NextWindow Introduces Large-Format, Interactive Whiteboard Display at InfoComm

nextwindow.jpgEmeryville, CA., (May 21, 2008) –NextWindow, a global leader in the design and manufacture of optical touch technology, announces the next generation interactive whiteboard solution for Plasmas and LCDs, which will be on display at NextWindow’s Booth #N6527 at InfoComm08 Conference & Exhibition at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 18 – 20, 2008.

“By combining a large format display with a NextWindow optical touch overlay and leading annotation software, the user can create an interactive whiteboard which seamlessly integrates computer applications and multi-media sources for an enhanced presentation experience,? said Anthony Uhrick, VP of Sales, NextWindow. “It’s an excellent alternative to a projector and whiteboard solution.? more

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING PRODUCER/ENGINEER ED CHERNEY STRIKES A CHORD AMONG STUDENTS AT MCNALLY SMITH COLLEGE OF MUSIC

St. Paul, MN, May 21, 2008—Ed Cherney, Grammy award-winning record producer/engineer especially known for his work with such prominent recording artists as the Rolling Stones, Bette Midler and Bob Dylan, recently shared his personal insight into the music industry with more than 300 McNally Smith College of Music students as part of the school’s signature Masters Lecture Series. more

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NEUTRIK WORKSHOP CONNECTS LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TO THE REAL WORLD

Ruben LeonLAKEWOOD, NJ – La Sierra University’s Music Technology Program first offered its unique Neutrik Cable Making and Interconnectivity Workshop in the Fall 2007 semester, and is already seeing success as one lucky student has earned an internship at Valley Sound in North Hollywood, California.

Based on the skills he obtained in the workshop, Ruben Leon was an ideal candidate for the internship. A junior at La Sierra University, Leon’s appointment marks the first formal internship for a student in the University’s Bachelor of Science program within the music technology track, launched in 2005. more

Meyer Sound M’elodie Continues Tradition of Excellence at Berklee Performance Center

Boston’s Berklee College of Music is regarded as one of the world’s premier institutions for the study of contemporary music, with many alumni who have become music industry luminaries such as Quincy Jones, Keith Jarrett, John Mayer, Steve Vai, Aimee Mann, and Melissa Etheridge. While a superb faculty is largely to credit for nurturing these great talents, the school’s exceptional facilities for rehearsal and performance also underscore an atmosphere of excellence. more

WIREWORKS SETS NEW STANDARD WITH AV2000 MULTIMEDIA CABLING SYSTEM AT INFOCOMM 2008

~ NOW CAT6 AND HD/SDI COMPATIBLE ~

Wireworks AV2000 LinkLAS VEGAS, NV – Wireworks, the originator and leading innovator in audio/video cabling systems, custom assemblies and interface panels, sets another standard at this year’s InfoComm show (Booth C2823) with AV2000, its complete MultiMedia Cabling System. AV2000 now offers users additional configuration elements such as Cat6, high speed data; and HD/SDI, high definition video and serial digital interface. more

AURALEX ACOUSTICS SHOWCASES SONOSUEDE SYSTEM AT INFOCOMM 2008

Auralex’s SonoSuede ProLAS VEGAS, NV — Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, showcases its SonoSuede System at InfoComm 2008 (C4984). A highly decorative room treatment system, the SonoSuede System’s distinctive design is a cost-effective solution that tames first reflections and low-frequency anomalies. Additionally, the system’s unique mounting blocks provide superior acoustic and exceptional aesthetic benefits. more

Draper Offers InfoComm Courses on “Green AV?

(Spiceland, Ind.) –During the 2008 InfoComm trade show, Draper, Inc. is once again presenting the “green? face of AV. Draper will present two training courses during the 2008 show.

The first course, “A/V in Green Building: What You Need to Know,? will be presented Wednesday, June 18 from 8-10am, in room MT64. This session will focus on green buildings, the issues they present for incorporating A/V and how to address those issues. more

Unifi projector combines with SMART Boards to create integrated system

smart-board-600i.JPGCALGARY, Alberta — May 14, 2008 — SMART Technologies announces that its new Unifi™ 45 projector is now compatible with its most popular SMART Board™ 500 and 600 series interactive whiteboards. Now schools can add a Unifi 45 projector to their existing interactive whiteboards to create an integrated system. The option applies to SMART Board 560, 580, 660 and 680 interactive whiteboards. SMART Board 500 series interactive whiteboards were sold until 2002, when the new series 600 boards were introduced. The 340,000 SMART customers who purchased 500 series interactive whiteboards and all 600 series customers will be able to take advantage of the offer. more

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MITSUBISHI DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AMERICA ANNOUNCES XD211U PROJECTOR FOR BUSINESS AND EDUCATION MARKETS

IRVINE, Calif., May XX, 2008 — Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America’s Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality, high-definition presentation and display products, today announced its new XD211U data projector. The XD211U is a native XGA (1024 x 768 pixels) resolution projector that uses the latest DLP® technology from Texas Instruments, and its new DDP 2230 DMD chip with BrilliantColor®. more

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