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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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EHX and CEDIA Announce Partnership to Offer Industry Training

CEDIA University to Offer Leading Training at Electronic House Expo

INDIANAPOLIS (October 17, 2008) — Electronic House Expo, the long standing event serving the custom electronics industry, and the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA), the industry’s leading education and networking provider today announced an expanded partnership, to offer a customized selection of CEDIA University training courses and certification for custom electronic systems professionals. Beginning with the March 2009 event, EHX Spring will host CEDIA University during the annual Electronic House Expo tradeshow. more

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Sugar Ray Leonard to Keynote CEDIA Management Conference

10th annual business-building event to be held in southwestern U.S. in March 2009

INDIANAPOLIS (October 14, 2008) — The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) has announced that boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard will deliver a keynote presentation at the association’s annual Management Conference. The conference will be held at Carefree Resort & Villas in Carefree, Ariz., March 4–7, 2009. Leonard’s presentation, The Power to Win, will outline how attendees can take the lessons Leonard has learned from his challenges and successes in the boxing arena and apply them in the professional world. more

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CONFERENCE RENTAL USA KICKS OFF ITS OPERATION IN TORONTO

4333dsystem_lo.jpgToronto, Ontario, October 17, 2008 – Conference Rental USA expands its operation in Toronto, Ontario as a wholesale rental company providing conference microphones and simultaneous interpretation equipment solutions to audio visual rental houses in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). more

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CONFERENCE RENTAL USA ADDS VIDEO TRACKING TO ITS OFFERINGS

dsc02761.JPGSan Francisco, California, October 17, 2008 – Conference Rental USA adds video tracking capabilities as an additional rental offering to the push-to-talk conference microphones; now hotels and AV companies can offer their clients a push-to-talk mics with PTZ cameras creating a complete sound reinforcement system with the camera-follow-audio feature.
The PTZ camera moves to preset positions based on microphone activation, so the audience in either a panel discussion, or video conferencing application can watch the video of the current speaker instead of a wide shot of the whole room. “Adding the video-tracking to our rental offerings takes the events to the next level of technology and sophistication, “ says Naoufel Bakkouri, Director of Business Development. “ And yet, our AV clients can offer a unique off-the-shelf solution with minimal setup time and no extra hardware?. more

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New Technology: Flat-panel Speakers

great-speaker-side-photo-2.jpgGot reverberation problems? Got muddy voice? Got dead zones? Now there is a simple solution for venues with problematic acoustics!

The next generation of flat-panel technology is here, and it looks great! What the audio industry has long awaited: no off-axis distortion, substantially reduce reverberation problems, crystal-clear vocals, complete dispersion and coverage even in challenging venues, all in a form-factor that hangs on the wall like a poster. more

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