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John McCainShure Follows the Campaign Trail to the Conventions

NILES, IL, August 27, 2008 — As this year’s presidential campaign enters convention arenas in both Denver and Minneapolis, trying to look back on every rally, whistlestop, handshake, and baby kissed becomes a grassroots blur given the power to inspire, excite, cajole, and ignite the electorate. With the immediacy of the blogosphere as well as electronic media reporting events, old-fashioned oratory from the stump proved to still be as viable as ever in ’08, aided in countless instances by Shure Inc. Hitting the campaign trail hard again just as it has throughout its own history, the manufacturer of professional audio products traveled with both Senators Obama and McCain nationwide from Warwick, Rhode Island to San Diego, California and beyond. more

RIDGELOGIC ENTERS PARTNERSHIP WITH ACCUWEATHER.COM®

Companies to Work Together to Provide Real-Time Access of Weather and News for Digital Signage Displays

Buffalo, NY (August 26, 2008) – RidgeLogic Development, a developer of digital signage software for single locations, has signed an agreement with AccuWeather.com, the World’s Weather Authority®, to distribute real-time weather and news feeds to users of their SceneStudioTM digital signage software application.

AccuWeather.com offers highly localized, accurate, reliable, and quality-controlled weather forecasts for more than 2.7 million locations worldwide. Featuring animated Doppler radars, eye-catching videos and timely news, sports and unique health indices, AccuWeather.com content fits all popular display platforms, screen formats and delivery methods. more

NSCA CALLS FOR FURTHER FCC STUDY ON WHITE SPACES

Commercial electronic systems industry members alarmed by early field testing
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 21, 2008 — In a letter to FCC Chairman Kevin Martin, NSCA Executive Director Chuck Wilson expressed concern regarding white spaces proceedings and new television bandwidth devices. more

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INTELIX RELEASES VGA, STEREO AUDIO, AND IR/RS232 EXTENDER

DIGI-VGASDMiddleton, WI- Intelix LLC, U.S. manufacturer of audio/video equipment and software, recently announced the release of the DIGI-VGASD, a professional-grade active balun set which distributes VGA video, stereo audio, and IR or RS232 signals over a single twisted pair cable.

“The DIGI-VGASD is an exciting release for us,? explains Cameron Smith, Intelix National Sales and Marketing Manager. “It is the first product in our new DIGI-VGASD line, a complete family of products including wallplate baluns, modular baluns, distribution amplifiers, and matrix switchers. All products are interoperable and provide the robust features and professional-grade performance our customers demand.? more

Break HDMI/DVI-D Distance Barriers with TV One’s CAT.5/6 Transmitters

ERLANGER, KY, August 20, 2008— TVOne-task’s newest product family consists of one CAT.5/6 transmitter and two receivers. The 1T-CT-621 transmitter used in conjunction with the 1T-CT-624 receiver can achieve distances up to 150m (450 feet) while the 1T-CT-628 receiver can achieve distances up to 250m (750 feet.) The units can handle maximum resolutions up to 1920×1200 and 1080p @ 60Hz with embedded audio. They are HDCP and v1.2 HDMI compliant. For normal operation, two Cat.5/5E or 6 cables are required, one for the main signal and one for the HDCP/DDC signal. Single cable operation is possible under certain circumstances but it is recommended that the user checks with TV One Tech Support. The receivers provide Gain and Equalization adjustments. The system is fully compatible with DVI-D signals. The unique TVOne-task locking power connectors are used to enhance overall system security. All three units are available for immediate shipment. The suggested retail price is listed below: more

VIVITEK CORPORATION MARKS ENTRY INTO PROFESSIONAL AV DISPLAY MARKETPLACE

Company Comes to Market with New Projectors and Digital Signage Products

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA, August 13, 2008 – Vivitek Corporation today made its formal announcement of entry into the growing marketplace for high-quality signage, visual display, and professional presentation products. The company, based in Southern California, has already begun shipping its first line of DLP projectors and flat screen digital signage offerings. Vivitek has taken a unique industry position of offering only the best-of-breed technology in each category. Its projector line products are all equipped with Texas Instruments’ exclusive DLP technology, and its digital signage products will all display in LCD technology only. more

FCC SET TO TEST WHITE SPACES DEVICES AT FEDEXFIELD

NFL Preseason Football Game is the Setting For Real World Analysis
NILES, IL, August 6, 2008 — Prototype White Spaces devices will be tested by FCC engineers on Saturday, August 9, at FedExField just outside of Washington, D.C., at a preseason exhibition game between the National Football League’s Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills. Starting at 10:00 A.M. and continuing through 8:00 P.M. ET, the period of observation and analysis will assess the ability of the proposed devices to detect the presence of television signals, wireless microphones, and other existing wireless technologies. more

RF CENTRAL LLC AWARDED GSA SCHEDULE 58 CONTRACT NO. GS-03F-0083U

Carlisle, PA – RF Central LLC, a leading microwave technology provider and brand of The Vitec Group, is pleased to announce it has received US General Administration Services (GSA) Schedule Group 58 Contract Award, No. GS-03F-0083U. This contract will enable US federal government entities to acquire an array of terrestrial microwave equipment along with RF system design, installation, and repair services directly from RF Central. more

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NuVision® Adds New FX5 120Hz Models to Full Lucidium Series 1080p Deep Black™ LCD Flat Panels Lineup

Scottsdale, Ariz., August 7, 2008 – NuVision® U.S. Inc., a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based manufacturer of high performance 1080p Deep Black™ LCD displays, is proud to announce it will feature three new models within its complete lineup of acclaimed Lucidium Series Deep Black LCD HDTVs at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 950. The 42-, 47, and 52-inch “FX5 120Hz? models will join the Lucidium Series lineup of 22-, 26-, 32-, 37-, 42-, 47-, 52, and 65-inch models, which are now all shipping. The new FX models are scheduled to ship Q4 ‘08. more

TV One Releases Professional Six Input 17? HDTV Color Monitor

lm-1750hd-iso.jpgERLANGER, KY, August 6, 2008— The LM-1750HD high performance Multi-format 17? Color LCD Monitor from TV One features inputs for SDI (either SD or HD) with an active output, HDMI, Analog RGBHV, YUV or YPbPr Component Video and 2x Composite Video. An YC input is available and can be used in lieu of one of the Composite inputs. The monitor offers five Stereo inputs with dual internal speakers and Front panel Tally LED’s that can be activated externally via a DB9 connector. The unit is now shipping and has a suggested retail price of $3950. more

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