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AVAD One Call Does it All at CEDIA Expo 09

AVAD LLC, North America’s leading distributor of custom electronics, will demonstrate how “One Call Does it All” for custom installers at booth 1765 at CEDIA Expo 2009, held Sept. 9-13 in Atlanta, Ga. In addition to having the opportunity to learn more about AVAD’s Integration Partners program, its roster of the industry’s most trusted residential and pro AV brands, in-depth training opportunities and unique dealer programs, attendees to the AVAD Booth will have the opportunity to win a limited-edition AVAD Guitar on each day of the show.

“AVAD is, and has always been, committed to the unique needs of the custom installer,” said Jim Annes, vice president and general manager of AVAD. “From home theater to pro AV, we provide installers with an extensive range of the products, training and support programs—all the resources they need to help manage and grow their business. We look more

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NAD Highlights High-Performance AV Receivers with Latest HD Technology

AV Receivers Upgraded with Exclusive Modular Design Construction™ Deliver Multiple Performance Advantage
CEDIA EXPO ‘09, ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 19, 2009 — NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio and audio/video components, showcases dramatically upgraded HD versions of the T 785, T 775 and T 765 AV Receivers featuring NAD’s exclusive high-value, High-Definition Modular Design Construction (MDC) at CEDIA Expo 2009.

The receivers have been significantly upgraded by the MDC architecture, which places all input circuitry on easily removable plug-in cards designed to provide enhanced performance, features, flexibility, upgradeability and simplified service. Its capability for easy upgrades also prevents consumers’ investments from near-term obsolescence.

The MDC modules add valuable capabilities and connectivity. The initial plug-in modules (AM 100, AM 200, VM 100 and VM 200) cover digital audio and HDMI functions, component and analog video functions, and two-channel and multi-channel analog audio functions.
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David Wiener Collection Launches Art.Solista, New Audio-Enhancing Music Transmission System

DWC-Aphex Equipped Offering Enhances Digital Music Files and Effortlessly Transforms Any Computer into a High-Quality Wireless Music System

CEDIA EXPO, ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 19, 2009 — The David Wiener Collection (DWC), a luxury line of audio, entertainment, furnishing and fashion offerings, introduces the Art.Solista USB Wireless Transmission System, an audio-enhancing transmission system that transforms any computer into a high-quality music system, during CEDIA EXPO ’09, beginning here today. artsolista101web.jpg

The compact Art.Solista improves the sound of digital music files and allows users to wirelessly stream all the audio from their computers to any stereo system, A/V or Home Theater system, or powered speaker simply by plugging the Art.Solista transmitter into the computer’s USB port. To achieve this, Art.Solista uses DWC-Aphex® and DWC-Wireless®, DWC’s proprietary and exclusive audio enhancement circuitry and wireless technologies. DWC-Aphex brings compressed music files back to life with more more

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DIGITAL PROJECTION AND CRESTRON PARTNER IN ULTIMATE HOME THEATER EXPERIENCE AT CEDIA 2009

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ATLANTA, GA (August 18, 2009) – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, will deliver the precision imagery within Crestron’s ultimate Adagio™ Digital Home Theater Experience in Sound Room 1. DPI’s TITAN 1080p-250 will be on display in conjunction with Crestron’s new ADMS InterMedia Delivery System and Procise HD Surround Sound Processor (PSPHD).

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GSLogic selects Antex XM-100 for XM Radio AMX Module

GS Logic has selected the Antex XM-100 for their AMX “XM Radio” Module. GSLogic specializes in creating custom AMX modules along with complete system designs and programming. Gary Spaniola, owner and chief design programmer says, “The key to the company’s success is extensive research and testing. GSLogic takes a user application approach to designing and programming AMX modules and delivers an easy to use interface for the end user.” Tim Van Grove, Director of Sales at Antex Electronics added, “We designed this product for a wide range of uses and GS Logic has come up with a great control interface that compliments our technology.”

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About Antex Electronics Corporation

Founded in 1983, Antex Electronics Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of courtroom recording products, audiovisual client/servers for retail and commercial applications, satellite receiving systems, and XM and Sirius satellite radios With more

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MATT PESKIE JOINS MASQUE SOUND

matt-peskie-masque-sound.JPGEAST RUTHERFORD, NJ: Matt Peskie, a multi-faceted audio industry professional with extensive technical, production and touring experience, has joined the Masque Sound sales team with a focus on installations and production.

In making the announcement, company co-principal Geoff Shearing said, “Matt Peskie brings a unique combination of skills to this new position. In addition to his hands-on knowledge of tour management, FOH and monitor mixing, he is detail-oriented and has strong communication and interpersonal skills. We expect him to play a meaningful role both in the trenches on installations, and in bringing the Masque Sound message to prospective clients.”

Peskie served as Monitor Engineer with Avril Lavigne’s Under My Skin tour, Production Manager for Jars of Clay, Monitor Engineer for Guster and as Tour Manager, FOH Engineer and Monitor Tech for many other notable artists.

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AdderView PRO Offers Total Dual Link DVI Flexibility for Multi-Head Systems

AdderView PRO MultiscreenNew Switch Ideal for Media and Medical Imaging

CAMBRIDGE, UK – Aug. 18, 2009 – Adder, a leading developer of KVM switches, extenders and KVM over IP solutions, today announced the AdderView PRO MultiScreen. The AdderView PRO MultiScreen range of professional grade keyboard, video, mouse and audio (KVMA) switches include separate models that support dual, triple or quad video heads per channel. The family of switches enables users to share high resolution screens and USB peripherals between multiple computers.
“The AdderView PRO MultiScreen series allows up to four DVI-I heads per computer to be switched,? said Nigel Dickens, engineering director of Adder. “Thanks to our high quality, efficient switching technology, each video head can support four full dual link digital video displays. We recognized a growing need in professional applications such as medical imaging and broadcast for uncompromised multi head DVI more

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SI Names End Result Manufacturer’s Representatives

Austin, Texas, August 18, 2009 – SI (www.siscreens.com) is proud to announce that it has named Canonsburg, Penn.-based End Result to represent the Ohio, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania territories.

“Because Ohio, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania are tremendously important territories and as SI continues to grow, we need a partner who shares our corporate philosophy that the customer always comes first,? Blake Vackar, SI director of sales. “End Result has earned a lot of respect over the years. In the past year, SI has launched many new and exciting products and lines, and we look forward to working with End Result to market and bring these products to these important markets.?

End Result has been representing leading manufacturers in the home theater and mobile A/V business for more than 25 years. End Result has embraced the qualities of follow up, communication, and management and, with a lot more

Magenta Research Bolsters U.S. Sales Team with New Hire

New Milford, CT, August 18, 2009 – Magenta Research, a recognized leader in video, audio and control signal distribution over structured cabling, announces the addition of Sally Halpin to the company in the newly created position of Northeast Regional Sales Manager.

Reporting to National Sales Manager Dan Smith, Halpin will lead sales efforts in the Northeast and is tasked with expanding Magenta’s market and mind share in the region. Halpin brings over 20 years of Sales and Marketing experience in the computer hardware industry. Prior to joining Magenta, Sally was Business Development Manager at NEC Display Solutions for New York and New England with a focus on Digital Signage.
“With the growth of digital signage, digital video applications and IP solutions on top of Magenta’s existing business, resource expansion was necessary,? stated Smith. “Combining Sally’s wealth of experience and contacts in this region with our existing manufacturer rep firms, more

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Students Record Simulated Healthcare with Vaddio PTZ Cameras

hires-ecu_sims.jpgMINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 18, 2009) – Vaddio, the leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems, supplied Australian-based Vizcom Technologies with 15 Model 70 PTZ robotic camera systems for recording and documenting medical simulation in the Health and Wellness Building at Edith Cowan University (ECU).

The Health and Wellness Building at ECU is home to the Centre for Excellence in Health Simulation. Three simulation suites house ‘human being simulators’ known as the ‘Sim Mannequin’ that can emulate real people – or more accurately, the symptoms of real, sick people. These mannequins used in conjunction with sophisticated software, provide a very real simulation of a human being suffering illness, disease or injuries.

The three simulation suites accommodate an adjacent debriefing room with videoconference links and large LCD screens. The main rooms each contain four Vaddio more

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