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Cutting-edge Integrated Green Home

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The following information is courtesy of the 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.
2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Integrated Home, Level I: $67,500 – $120,000
IH5
Date design began: 06-01-07
Date installation was completed: 02-01-08

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1. Please provide a short four to six sentence synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.
This project was a major remodel that would embrace green building techniques, cutting edge technology to control all home systems with ease-of-use, and an eye on future expandability. This is why the Netstreams IP based A/V system was chosen. We were excited to be involved with this challenging project. This system more

IPTV and Internet Video, 2e

FOR IMMEDITIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bob Dodd
781-313-4726 or r.dodd@elsevier.com

Now in its second edition, IPTV and Internet Video clearly explains and demystifies the functions, markets, and future impact of this exploding technology. This book contains an overview of hardware, software, and Internet technologies, case studies, and covers a range of products and services. It is a guide to help readers master the key trends and drivers transforming the world of broadcast television and the Web. Readers get a working knowledge of IPTV, enabling both non-technical and technical professionals to accurately analyze the emerging technology and business opportunities. With IPTV subscriptions estimated to grow 32% annually for the next 6 years, this book is necessary reading material for companies wanting to remain current in the marketplace.
• Written by well known industry experts, each with 25 years technology development experience and global insight
• Reality Check perspectives in more

Record Label Marketing, 2e

FOR IMMEDITIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bob Dodd
781-313-4726 or r.dodd@elsevier.com

Focal Press, a division of Elsevier, would like to invite select members of the press to request a gratis review copy of Record Label Marketing, 2nd Edition by Tom Hutchison, Paul Allen and Amy Macy.

Tom Hutchison is a Professor of Marketing in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). He has worked with a wide range of popular artists including Faith Hill, The Dixie Chicks, Sonic Youth and Beck. Tom has conducted market research projects for Sony, MCA/Universal, DreamWorks and Warner Music Group. Tom is also the author of Web Marketing for the Music Business from Focal Press.

Paul Allen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University. Paul is also the author of Artist Management from Focal Press.

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New Audio Engineering titles from Focal Press

(BOSTON, MA – August, 2009) Focal Press, publisher of the famed Handbook for Sound Engineers, currently in its fourth edition, is pleased to announce three new audio engineering titles releasing in August 2009.
Ballou’s Guide to Audio Test and Measurement (ISBN: 9780240812656, August 2009, $34.95, €23.95, £18.99, Paperback) by Glen Ballou offers a quick guide and complete reference to the fundamentals of test and measurement for all aspects of sound engineering. Topics included are electrical and acoustic testing,measurement systems, levels, methods, protecting the ear, units of measurement and standards. This guide comes with multiple tables to ensure quick easy access to information. This is a must have reference for all audio engineers. more

Martin Audio Rocks The Orchard Park Mall

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When the owners of the flagship Orchard Park Mall, the largest in the Okanagan area, approached Northwest Global Entertainment about an upgrade to their audio, the challenge was straightforward.

As company president Steve Williams describes it, “They were having problems with their PA system. Announcements weren’t being heard clearly and they weren’t getting the warm, clear sound distributed evenly throughout the mall because of the system’s generic speakers. more

Wisdom Audio Launches Additional Sage Series Models For Use Behind Projection Screens

Wisdom Audio L100i and C150i Sage Series line source speaker solutions

Wisdom Audio L100i and C150i Sage Series line source speaker solutions sized specifically for use behind perforated screens.

CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept. 1, 2009 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, is proud to announce that it will launch two new Sage Series models at the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth SR-8. The L100i and C150i have been designed as Sage Series line source solutions sized specifically for use behind perforated screens. MSRP is $11,000.00 (L100i), $16,500.00 (C150i), and expected availability for both is October 2009.

“Due to customer demand for Sage Series line source solutions for use behind perforated screens of numerous sizes, we are adding two new models to the more

WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES SELECTED FOR RANDOLPH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

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Huntsville AL – September 2009… When it came time to outfit its new 580-seat multi-purpose auditorium with sound reinforcement equipment, Randolph School’s Board of Trustees envisioned a system that would be equally adept at handling everything from live theater and choral or instrumental concerts to meetings, lectures, and multimedia presentations. Realizing that creating such a sound system was no small undertaking, they contracted Huntsville, AL-based Clarity Solutions to help make their vision a reality. After careful evaluation of the facility and the types of activities that were planned there, a new TrueLine Series line array setup from Greensboro, NC-based WorxAudio Technologies was installed. more

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SENNHEISER OFFERS FREE K-ARRAY LOUDSPEAKER TRAINING SEMINARS

k_array_group.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – SEPTEMBER 2009: Sennheiser introduces a free series of training seminars that focus on the revolutionary line of high-powered K-array loudspeakers. Attendees will learn how to address their biggest and smallest audio needs with the most compact and powerful, live and installed sound speakers on the market. K-array speakers can offer significant space and cost savings in production, rigging, transportation, and setup.

The seminar is ideal for installed and live sound professionals, or anyone interested in learning about the latest live sound speaker technology. Other topics that will be covered include how to invisibly fill facilities with quality sound, how to deliver rich sound to a live audience of 1,000 people using a two-inch-wide PA system, how to fill stadiums and arenas with six-inch-deep line arrays, and more.

The first seminar will be held at Atlanta’s Buckhead Church on more

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Available Now: Leon Speakers’ New 1.5-Inch Deep Horizon Soundbar; The High-Fidelity Audio Choice for Ultra-Thin TVs

Extension to Popular Horizon Series is the First Soundbar Available to Match the Depth and Finish of Ultra-Thin LCD Displays, Down to 1.5 Inches

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Aug. 27, 2009 — Leon Speakers, a manufacturer of custom-built, audiophile-grade loudspeakers for flat-panel displays and Living-Space Theater™, today announced that it has extended its Horizon Series with the addition of the new Horizon 212 Ultra-Thin Soundbar. At only 1.5 inches deep, the Horizon 212-UT is the only high-fidelity soundbar available that matches the extremely shallow depth of the increasingly popular ultra-thin LCD displays. This progressive multichannel speaker achieves high-fidelity sound without sacrificing the sleek look that makes these new displays so desirable. more

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No Doubt About JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays And Sound Image

In one of the highest-profile North American concert events of the season, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour culminated August 11 with a show at the Neal S. Blaisdel Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. Building on its successful working relationship with No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani from her solo tours, rental firm Sound Image of Escondido, California supplied a JBL VERTEC® line array system for the tour, which was produced by Live Nation and featured special-guest Paramore and either The Sounds, Janelle Monae or Bedouin Soundclash as the opening act.

Commencing on May 3 at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour reunited one of the most successful rock groups from the 1990s, whose 1995 release Tragic Kingdom has sold more than 16 million copies to date. In recent years, Stefani has enjoyed tremendous success as a solo artist. Sound more

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