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Crestron Wins Numerous Awards for Innovative Technologies and Products at CEDIA Expo 2009

New innovations in multiple categories get overwhelming approval from respected industry organizations as Crestron is honored with six prestigious awards

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, September 21, 2009 – Crestron was recognized for its achievements in new products and technology innovation, winning six awards at CEDIA EXPO 2009 in Atlanta, GA. A panel of experts from CEDIA and the most respected CE industry trade publications selected the best of the best from thousands of products in a variety of categories. Crestron innovations were honored for advancements in a wide range of technology including control, signal processing and distribution, and cutting-edge content delivery. more

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NEW LIGHTZING CONTROL SYSTEM ADDS EASY LOW-VOLTAGE LIGHTING OPTION – Use 110 or 220-volt outlets to light six zones

Ipswich, MA, September 22, 2009 – Groundbreaking innovation in low-voltage lighting control took the most recent CEDIA EXPO by storm with the debut of LightZing 1.6. Now LightZing makes environmentally proven low-voltage lighting an affordable addition to any home theater or home automation system by eliminating the cost of an electrician. Simple as it should be, LightZing plugs into any 110 or 220-volt outlet.

LightZing will measure, manage and supply various levels of low voltage power to energy saving halogen or LED lighting and window shades for residential and commercial environments.

The stand-alone unit is easily controlled using RS-232 and RJ-45 connectivity and is equipped with a front panel LCD screen for easy set-up and system monitoring Units can be combined to offer more zones as the project requires.

Spencer Kalker, founder of LightZing says “LightZing’s patent pending concept is a solution for every more

Immanuel Baptist Church Chooses Broadcast Pix to Answer a Variety of Production Prayers

(Billerica, Massachusetts) September 22, 2009. Immanuel Baptist Church in Lexington, KY., broadcasts its Sunday service to thousands of households live on WLEX-TV, the local NBC affiliate. In June, the church installed a Broadcast Pix™ Slate™ 5000 integrated production system to ensure the program looks as polished as possible.

As director of I-Tech ministries at the church, David Probus oversees broadcast, audio, video and lighting for the Immanuel campus, and serves as executive producer of the live television broadcast. He said the church purchased the Slate 5000 in a bit of an emergency situation. One Sunday, the old analog switcher they had been using for the past 15 years locked up on them – while they were on the air.

Probus had been creating a very expensive proposal to upgrade the facility’s video equipment in phases. “It was a messy situation and it more

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NEW FEATURE FOR JVC GY-HM700 CAMCORDER ALLOWS RECORDING OF .MP4 FILES TO SDHC CARDS

WAYNE, NJ (September 22, 2009) – JVC Professional Products, division of JVC U.S.A., has announced a new feature of the GY-HM700 ProHD camcorder that brings further benefits to customers in their choice of workflow. As with the smaller GY-HM100 camcorder, .MP4 files can now be recorded onto the SDHC card along with .MOV files when the SxS adapter is not attached, providing great flexibility for shooting and offering a unique dual media concept. JVC has also added a more powerful built-in DNR to the GY-HM700, which produces higher picture quality.

In combination with the optional SxS adaptor KA-MR100, the GY-HM700 provides the unique properties of dual media recording capability and a choice of industry-leading file formats on both inexpensive and high performance media. With the KA-MR100 media recorder docked, it is possible to record Sony XDCAM EX compatible .MP4 files onto high-speed SxS memory cards, while simultaneously more

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CANBY SCHOOL DISTRICT LAUNCHES IP-BASED VIDEO SURVEILLANCE WITH JVC V.NETWORKS CAMERAS, NETWORK VIDEO RECORDERS

WAYNE, NJ (September 22, 2009) – JVC Professional Products, division of JVC U.S.A., announced today that Oregon’s Canby School District, a public school district that supports approximately 5,000 K-12 students and is located about 20 miles south of Portland, has installed an IP-based video surveillance network to monitor its facilities. The network supports almost 50 JVC V.Networks IP cameras—a mix of VN-C215V4U fixed mini-dome and VN-V26U brick-style models—as well as four powerful JVC VR-N1600U 16-channel network video recorders (NVRs).

At Canby High School, the district’s only public high school, 32 cameras have been installed for strategic monitoring of interior and exterior areas, including entrances, parking lots, hallways, and the cafeteria. The campus features five buildings, including centers for fine arts, physical education, and career development. The cameras are triggered by built-in motion detection and record onto two of the 16-channel VR-N1600U NVRs, which can record high-quality more

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Almo Professional A/V’s Line Card Expands to Include Mitsubishi Presentation Products

Almo Professional A/V’s Line Card Expands to Include Mitsubishi Presentation Products
Philadelphia, PA — September 21, 2009 — Almo Professional A/V, a value-added distributor serving the needs of professional audio/visual integrators, dealers and consultants, today signed on Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America , giving partners access to yet another top brand of portable and installation projectors and large-format displays. more

L-ACOUSTICS Introduces XTi Series

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OXNARD, California – September 2009 — L-ACOUSTICS announces the launch of is new 8XTi and 12XTi coaxial enclosures primarily engineered for the fixed installation market. Sharing the electro-acoustic design of the established XT series, the 8XTi and 12XTi feature streamlined cabinetry and discrete rigging that can be color-matched according to architect specifications.

L-ACOUSTICS’ XTi series can be acoustically and mechanically modeled using the proprietary SOUNDVISION 3D simulation software or with the EASE/CATT data for acoustic design consultants. XTi enclosures bring cost-effectiveness and flexibility to installation projects thanks to a rationalized production and the implementation of the hybrid and flat presets found in the new LA-Network Manager v1.2. more

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MERSIVE NAMED IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL 2009 TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARDS

Wall Street Journal Awards Display Technology Software Company

Lexington, KY (September 21, 2009) – Mersive Technologies, a leading display technology company, today announced that it has been named runner up in the Software category of The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards, given for innovations that are truly groundbreaking and particularly useful in a time of economic hardship. more

Vaddio Brings Image Magnification to Irvine Baptist Church

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Vaddio, the leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems, provided Platt Design Group of Sierra Madre, Calif. with two WallVIEW PRO 300 camera systems intended for live image magnification (IMAG) at Irvine Baptist Church. more

AVIOM’S PRO16® DIGITAL SNAKE AT ASHFIELD GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL

Provides Flexibility and Ease of Setup for School’s Multipurpose Hall/Drama Studio

BELFAST, UK SEPTEMBER 21, 2009 — An Aviom Pro16® digital snake is helping to make quick audio setup changes at the newly-constructed Ashfield Girls’ High School in East Belfast, UK. more

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