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Digital Projection Adds New Regional Market Development Manager for Northwest US

Dan Benjamin, Northwest Market Development Manager DPI

ATLANTA, GA – March 14, 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, recently announced the appointment of Dan Benjamin to the position of Northwest Market Development Manager. Benjamin has already begun to assume responsibilities managing all of DPI’s sales through the company’s extensive Commercial A/V, Home Cinema and Staging channels in the Northwestern U.S., as well as western Canadian region.

Benjamin is yet another key personnel addition in a recent round of infrastructure investment that includes numerous new hires, as well as the significant expansion of DPI’s US headquarters in Georgia. With over 13 years of experience in the electronics industry, Benjamin is a knowledgeable and technically proficient asset to the integrators, consultants and industry partners in his territory. Furthermore, most of Benjamin’s experience in more

NewTek Promotes Andrew Cross to Chief Technology Officer

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NewTek, worldwide leader of video and 3D animation products, today announced that the NewTek Board of Directors has promoted Andrew Cross to Chief Technology Officer. In his new role, Cross will oversee the technology direction of the company’s hardware and software products, and report to NewTek CEO and President, Jim Plant.

“Andrew has managed the development and release of a long string of successful products during his 13-year tenure with NewTek,” said NewTek Founder, Tim Jenison. “As chief architect of the TriCaster line, Andrew and his team helped the company build its portable live production market leadership.”

As executive vice president of engineering, Cross has led product development from research, to release. He joined NewTek as senior software engineer in 1998, and has held positions as lead engineer, director of video engineering, vice president and senior vice president of video software engineering.

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LOAD TESTED TOUGH

Installer’s Choice PTN racks from Liberty AV built for maximum loads

Installer’s Choice PTN Racks

Installer’s Choice PTN Racks from Liberty AV

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2010—With a static test load rating of 12,250 lbs., Liberty AV’s Installer’s Choice PTN rack enclosures have a capacity that is virtually unrivaled within the marketplace. Perfect for applications with high volumes of cabling, every PTN rack features welded construction and fully adjustable mounting rails to provide optimal support and the flexibility to house a wide range of AV components.

Increasing the overall width of each PTN rack to 24 inches, the wider main channels found throughout the line are central to making the equipment enclosures perfect for managing larger cable bundles. With rack depths offered in both 27.5 and 32.5-inch configurations, the series comes in 24RU, 37RU, more

CUTTING EDGE

Liberty AV leads with Installer’s Choice Razor Series

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2011—Including fixed, tilting, and articulating mounts designed to support flat panel displays of all sizes and description, the Installer’s Choice Razor Series is in stock and now shipping from Liberty AV Solutions.

Fixed mounts within the Razor Series include models IC32F, IC60F, and IC71F. Capable of accommodating panel sizes ranging from 23 to 71 inches and weights up to 100 pounds, these low-profile mounts complement the slim, contemporary design of today’s streamlined displays, placing them just .8 of an inch away from the wall. Mounting patterns offered among these three models range from 200×100 on up to 800×400.

Once again supporting displays weighing up to 100 pounds and mounting them a mere .8 of an inch from the wall, models IC32T, IC60T, and IC71T are tilting mounts found within the Razor Series. Made for more

ACCESSORIZE AND GET ORGANIZED

Installer’s Choice ETN Series racks from Liberty AV give better order to AV components

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2011—With vented side panels and a heavy duty caster base listed among standard items offered with every Installer’s Choice ETN Series rack listed within the Liberty AV catalog, the product group can be tailor-made to the unique specifications of any application by selecting from a host of accessories designed to give better organization to AV components.

With static load ratings of 12,250 pounds, ETN racks are available in six different heights (18RU, 21RU, 27RU, 35RU, 40RU, and 44RU), depths of 20 and 25 inches, and a width of 22 inches. Fully-welded construction insures strength and stability, while powder coated black finishes protect against scratches and dings. Internally within each rack, two pair of fully adjustable, more

EASY ACCESS AND HIGH MOBILITY

Installer’s Choice BTN Series racks from Liberty AV feature open sides,
high load rating

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2011—Offered in four different heights and depths—all featuring a black, textured powder coat finish—the Installer’s Choice BTN Series rack enclosures from Liberty AV Solutions are built with open sides to provide quick, easy access to AV equipment. Incorporating optional heavy duty caster bases providing high mobility and stability, the racks have been tested to a static load rating of 12,250 pounds, and can be used either as standalone units or ganged together.

At 22 inches wide, the BTN Series is available in rack depths of 26.5, 31.5, 36, and 42 inches, and with height options of 24RU, 37RU, 40RU, and 44RU. Two pairs of fully adjustable, 10-32 tapped mounting rails inscribed with individually marked RUs come with each unit, as does all mounting hardware and a more

StreamGuys Launches Virtualization Service for Content Delivery and Multimedia Streaming

BAYSIDE, CALIFORNIA, March 10, 2011StreamGuys, Inc., a streaming media and content delivery provider, is bringing more virtualization to the streaming media world. The company is establishing a transparent virtualized platform that delivers true quality of service and an economical path to 100gbps host clusters.

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“Virtualization and cloud computing have officially entered the lexicon of everyday discussion in the business world,? said Kiriki Delany, president of StreamGuys. “These are two very different concepts often confused as one-and-the-same. Our goal is to bring the benefits of virtualization to our existing customers, and expand to a true cloud based computing service. We believe that the tangible benefits of virtualization, combined with our renowned service and support, will enable StreamGuys to offer better services to our customers in broadcast, worship, government, e-media and other markets.?

StreamGuys launched its Streaming more

Main Light Introduces the LED-Powered LightStar Fiber Optic Illuminator

The Main Light LightStar LED-powered fiber optic illuminatorMain Light Industries, who manufacture and rent a wide variety of fiber optic-based products, introduces the LED-powered LightStar™ fiber optic illuminator, part of DiCon Lighting’s FiberLamp product line. LightStar uses an innovative LED light engine comprised of Red, Green, Blue, and White LEDs for a broad spectrum of color choices as well as reducing the power draw and weight. A key feature of the LED-powered LightStar is that it produces an output comparable to, or greater than, a fiber optic illuminator using a 150-watt metal halide light source. In a white color mix, the LightStar is equivalent to the 150-watt metal halide powered illuminators. By using an LED light engine there is no transmission loss with a color filter, so in deep, saturated colors, the LightStar has a greater output that is equivalent to 250-watt illuminators. more

Draper Names Electrical Engineer/Automation Specialist

Zac Farber

Electrical Engineer/Automation Specialist, Draper, Inc.

(Spiceland, Ind.)– Draper, Inc. has announced the addition of an Electrical Engineer/Automation Specialist to the company’s Solar Control Products division.
Zac Farber comes to Draper after spending the last 10 years with Somfy, where he worked in research, development and commercial sales.

“Having Zac on board will be a huge plus for our dealers and installers,? according to Jeff Miller, Product Manager-Solar Control Products at Draper. “His expertise will help Draper provide the ideas and products necessary to integrate solar control products into construction projects of all sizes and types.?

“I’m looking forward to working with Draper in this exciting and growing area of building products,? according to Farber. “Window shade automation is being recognized by more and more people as an integral part of a good indoor environment, more

SOUND MEDIA MOVES UP TO POWERSOFT AMPLIFIERS

Powersoft Efficiencies are a Major Benefit to Sound Media

Hollywood, FL, February 24, 2011 – Sound Media, a sound and lighting company providing services for such events as the FedEx BCS Orange Bowl 75th Anniversary Gala, Island Def Jam album release events and the Palm Beach Water Front park opening, among many others, recently upgraded its system with Powersoft amplifiers. Sound Media purchased eight K10 and four K2 models with KDSP and KAESOP cards running in conjunction with Powersoft’s Armonía Pro Audio Suite™ audio control and system monitoring software. Powersoft’s operational efficiencies and great sound helps Sound Media complete each job with ease.

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