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Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX) Reaches Out to Victims of Hurricane Ike

WFX Announces Houston Food Bank as the Official Show Charity, Adds Special Natural Disaster Session and Creates a Unique Learning Opportunity for Churches Affected by Hurricane Ike

Framingham, MA – September 30, 2008 – In response to the devastation left by Hurricane Ike in the Houston area and across the South and Midwest, Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX) announced today that elements have been added to its upcoming November program to give back to the city of Houston and all those affected. WFX is in a unique situation to provide timely education and tools to those churches that have been impacted by the storm as they are now in the wake of assessing the damages and beginning to renovate or rebuild. The WFX program, and now special session and exclusive offer from WFX, will help these churches get the answers they are looking for. WFX is taking place November 5 – 7, 2008 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. more

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Casita Center For Science, Technology, and Math Implements Hitachi StarBoards To Take Learning To A Higher Level

– Casita Center, A California Magnet Elementary School, Has Successfully Created A Fully Integrated Curriculum Using Interactive Whiteboards –

In an effort to provide the best possible learning experience in math and science, the Casita Center has integrated Hitachi StarBoards into classes at the elementary level. Sold through Troxell Communications, Casita has installed Hitachi FXDUO77 interactive whiteboards, as well as Hitachi 3LCD digital projectors CP-X200, CP-X201 and CP-X251 series. more

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Nostalgic Home Theater

lht08c.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2007 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.

2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Large Home Theater, Level II: $98,500 – $115,000

The client came to us wanting to re-create the experience of their childhood theater-going days aesthetically, while providing a cutting edge visual and aural viewing experience. The control system needed to be simple to operate and visually uncluttered due to the physical limitations of the clients. more

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A.C.T Lighting To Showcase New grandMA, i-PIX LED Fixtures, Schnick Schnack Systems LED Technology and Zero 88 Consoles at LDI

LogoA.C.T Lighting will amp up excitement at LDI, October 24-26, by showcasing an array of new and innovative lighting fixtures and consoles at its booth (#1615).

A.C.T Lighting’s booth will introduce the grandMA2, the new signature console from industry leader MA Lighting. A.C.T is the exclusive North American distributor of the grandMA. The new desk continues grandMA’s dominance in the control of conventional lights, moving heads, LEDs, video and media for all segments of the industry. Using the same total control philosophy as the original grandMA, the grandMA2 allows intuitive and fast programming over all connected fixtures and channels in appropriate styles. Users will feel right at home as they integrate the grandMA2 into their current grandMA control systems. The entire family of grandMA2 products from full-size consoles to rackmount NPU’s will be on display at the A.C.T Lighting booth. more

CRESTRON ANNOUNCES BARIX IP INTERCOM INTEGRATION

Crestron TPMC-8X IntercomROCKLEIGH, NJ, October 17, 2008 — Crestron Electronics and Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio, intercom, control, and monitoring, announce the availability of the Annuncicom 100-CS, a custom audio over IP intercom solution developed collaboratively between the two companies for easy integration into residential control applications. The Barix Annuncicom 100-CS enables streaming IP intercom communication between Crestron Isys i/O™ WiFi touchpanels, and also provides seamless integration with Crestron IADS analog intercom systems. more

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CRESTRON OPENS NEW OFFICE IN MOSCOW

New Crestron Location in MoscowROCKLEIGH, NJ, October 17, 2008 — Crestron announces the opening of its new sales and training office in Moscow City. The new office will manage sales in the region and provide Crestron training and certification courses for its dealers and partners.

“Business is soaring across the whole Eurasian region,? comments Serge Philippo, Crestron Sales Manager for Eastern Europe & Russia. “We doubled our regional sales across the residential and commercial markets. The opening of our new Moscow City office will help to support this rapidly growing business and provide the infrastructure to propel future success. Simply having a native Russian speaking technical sales representatives here in Moscow has been a reassuring presence for local dealers.? more

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CRESTRON LAS VEGAS OFFICE GRAND OPENING AV WEEK EVENT

Crestron ShowroomROCKLEIGH, NJ, October 17, 2008 — To help promote the AV industry and raise awareness of the latest technology innovations available to trade partners and end users, Crestron has scheduled the Grand Opening of its newly expanded Las Vegas Experience Center during InfoComm AV Week. The festive and informative open house event will be held Wednesday October 22nd at the new location just off “The Strip.? more

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Listen Technologies to Celebrate InfoComm AV Week

Listen Technologies Corporation will participate in several events in celebration of InfoComm AV Week October 19 – 25.

“Listen Technologies is proud to be a part of bringing awareness of the prominence of AV in all of our lives? noted Russell Gentner, President. Listen will be holding an AV Open House Fundraiser to raise money to support Riley Elementary and the Salt Lake Education Foundation’s Speech and Auditory Programs and on Tuesday, October 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Other planned events include a presentation to Jordan High School science students on the AV industry, a Listen Family Feud game, a tour of Hale Centre Theatre, and employee training on the AV industry. more

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Peavey Keeps ‘Lights On’ for Afterschool at Nationwide Celebration

Mary Peavey with the 2008 Afterschool (Not) Idle finalistsPeavey Electronics introduced the nation’s first “Afterschool Is Key” specialty car tag to support afterschool programs—and awarded one talented singer with a pro recording session—at its annual Lights On Afterschool extravaganza, held Oct. 16 in its hometown of Meridian, Miss.

Lights On Afterschool is a nationwide rally that emphasizes the importance of keeping lights on and doors open at afterschool programs. Each year, Peavey invites hundreds of children from afterschool programs to the prestigious MSU Riley Center for Education and the Performing Arts for the celebration. Since 2005 that event has included the Peavey Afterschool (Not) Idle™ youth singing competition. more

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Crown Audio Names Matt Bush To Lead Worldwide Sales

Underscoring its commitment to provide channel partners and customers in the professional audio, MI and cinema communities with the best possible sales leadership and support services, Crown Audio today named Matt Bush to the position of Vice President of Sales starting in November. Bush joins Crown Audio from sister company, Harman Music Group, where he was Vice President of Operations and takes the position previously held by Scott Robbins who was promoted to Vice President of Sales for Harman Professional last month. In his new role, Bush will direct worldwide sales operations from Crown Audio’s Elkhart, Indiana headquarters and he will report directly to Mark Graham, President, Crown Audio. more

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