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Bretford Ships World’s First Laptop Computer Carts With a Brain

Brainy Carts Help Educators Preserve Laptop Batteries; 20- and 30-Unit Models Feature Cable Clutter Closet for Organization

CHICAGO — February 8, 2010 — Bretford Manufacturing, Inc., manufacturer of dependable furniture products that improve how people work and learn, has begun shipping the world’s first laptop computer carts with a brain. The company’s 20- and 30-unit Intelligent Laptop Computer carts are the only ones on the market today to incorporate a sophisticated Power Management System or “brain? that decreases heat and electrical stress while proportionally distributing power to the laptops, resulting in batteries that last longer. A special Cable Clutter Closet also keeps all power cords and wires neatly managed and stored in the back portion of each unit. more

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AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group to Exhibit at TechAdvantage 2010

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AVI-SPL’s Control Room in a Box (CRiB)

CRG to Spotlight the Utility Control Room in a Box (CRiB) at Booth 250

AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group (CRG) today announced it will exhibit at TechAdvantage 2010 Conference and Expo, which will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 12-15. The Control Room Group specializes in the design, integration and support of the 24/7/365 mission critical control centers used in the electric utility industry. more

Almo Professional A/V Adds New Partners and Exclusive Product Showings to E4 AV Anaheim Tour

QSC, SunBrite and Draper Join E4 AV Tour; Debut of Digital Signage and 3D Displays from Sanyo, Sharp and Samsung

Philadelphia, PA — February 8, 2010 — With a week to go before the Anaheim, CA leg of its E4 AV Tour, Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing distributor serving the needs of professional audiovisual integrators, dealers and consultants, today announced the addition of several new partners and a host of newly shipping displays that will debut during the information-jammed event. more

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Christopher Landy Meets Lighting Challenge of Season Three Of “Ultimate Recipe Showdown” on Food Network

Lighting designer Christopher Landy of Brooklyn-based Vibrant Design LLC was called on to cook up a fresh new look for the new season of Food Network’s popular series “Ultimate Recipe Showdown”.

Hosted by Guy Fieri, “Ultimate Recipe Showdown” premieres Sunday, March 14th at 9pm ET/PT. Each week, four contestants compete to win $25,000 and for the chance to have their recipe be deemed the “ultimate” in the following categories: comfort food, burgers, cakes, hot & spicy, desserts, and hometown favorites. more

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Atlona Technologies Introduces New USB Powered VGA to HDMI Scaler/Converter, the HDVieW

Atlona Technologies, solutions based manufacturer of Audio Video accessories, has consistently created products that will allow users easy and affordable means of connecting their PC to their HDTV without spending a fortune on new video cards or expensive boxes that perform this task as a secondary function. In suit, Atlona has added to their ever growing product line with their newest Switcher/Scaler, the AT-HDVieW. This new unit designed to take both video and audio signal from a PC or Laptop, and upscale it to a digital HDMI output, was specifically made for the retail market. Users looking to upscale their computer viewing experience through their home entertainment center can now use the HDVieW to easily adapt their VGA outputs into HDMI. more

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CREATIVE REALITIES TAKES SYMNET DSP TO THE CUTTING EDGE OF MULTI-MEDIA MARKETING

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FAIRFIELD, NEW JERSEY – FEBRUARY 2010: Creative Realities, Inc. (CRI) is a marketing firm staffed by experts in business and theater who work together to create remarkable customer experiences for their clients from the retail, hospitality, entertainment, healthcare, education, and general corporate sectors. While CRI’s work may be fairly described as technology-driven art, a well-defined business result always moors what at first may appear to be pure spectacle: brand awareness, brand allegiance, word-of-mouth advertising, and the like. CRI frequently works with audio, and its engineers rely on SymNet open architecture DSP systems to turn flights of fancy into perfectly-executed realities. more

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ACOUSTICIAN DOUG JONES JOINS DANLEY SOUND LABS AS TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

doug_jones.JPGGAINESVILLE, GEORGIA – FEBRUARY 2010: Danley Sound Labs, home to legendary innovator Tom Danley and manufacturer of the world’s most faithful loudspeaker and subwoofers, welcomes respected acoustician and pro audio renaissance man Doug Jones, to the part-time role of technical consultant. Many may remember Jones from his monthly column that appeared in Live Sound International magazine. more

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ASHLY AUDIO HIRES TODD K. SMITH AS WESTERN REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

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WEBSTER, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 2010: Even amid trying economic times in an industry that has, by all accounts, taken it on the chin, Ashly Audio continues to grow and support its popular and expanding product line of cost-effective, network-ready DSPs and amplifiers with the addition of Todd K. Smith to the position of western regional sales manager. Based in Colorado and reporting to John Sexton, national sales manager, Smith will oversee and expand markets west of the Mississippi for Ashly Audio. more

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Roland Systems Group Releases Software Updates for M-400 and M-380 V-Mixers

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V-Mixing Software Updates

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For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Rob Read
Phone: 360-594-4282

Bellingham, WA. – Today, Roland Systems Group (RSG) released software updates for their popular Digital Mixing Consoles – the M-400 and M-380 V-Mixers. V-Mixer software update Version 2.1 for M-400 and Version 1.1 for M-380 add S-4000M functionality as well as a number of user-requested features. The V-Mixer is one of the four components of the V-Mixing System that also includes Digital Snakes, Personal Mixers and Multi-channel Recording.

In addition to user interface enhancements, some added key features include:
• Control and configuration of the S-4000M Merge Unit directly from the V-Mixer. The Merge Unit allows up to four Digital Snake heads to be merged into a REAC stream where the V-Mixer recognizes it as single REAC slave unit. This important technology enables distribution of multiple input/output units around a location, venue or more

NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS EXPANDS P SERIES WITH 70-INCH P701 LCD DISPLAY

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New 70

Large Industrial Strength Digital Signage Display Offers Full Connectivity, Attention-Grabbing Clarity

CHICAGO – February 8, 2010 – NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announces the addition of a new size to its P Series, the expansive 70-inch P701 LCD display for digital signage. This commercial-grade display, which joins the 40-inch P401 and 46-inch P461, is designed for the rigors of 24/7 applications such as airports, public information, healthcare, rental and staging, boardrooms and some specialty professional applications where eye-catching digital signage is required. more

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