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Comcast Launches DVR with TiVo Service in Boston Area

New Service Provides Integrated Search Across Both Television and On Demand For the First Time

Boston – Jan. 22, 2008 – TV fans in the Greater Boston area now have a new choice for recording their favorite programs with the launch of the Comcast Digital Video Recorder (DVR) with TiVo service. The new service combines TiVo‘s award-winning interface and exclusive features, including WishList searches, TiVo Suggestions and Season Pass recordings,with Comcast‘s comprehensive channel lineup and massive On Demand library – which includes the most high-definition viewing choices on the market – in one box. more

Panasonic and Comcast Announce Products With tru2way Technology

Plasma HDTV, Portable DVR Player and Set-top Box with tru2way Technology Highlight Productive Partnership to Offer Consumers Easy and Convenient Access to HD and VOD Two-Way Services

Las Vegas – Jan. 7, 2008 – Panasonic and Comcast Corporation today announced a series of new products powered by tru2way technology, including Plasma HDTV, HD DVR set-top boxes, and portable DVR devices. These digital cable devices, which are based on CableLabs‘ OpenCable specifications known as tru2way technology that are being adopted by cable providers nationwide, will provide unprecedented flexibility that simplifies and enhances the way people watch television. more

CHRISTIAN HERITAGE CHURCH TAKES DELIVERY OF NEW WORXAUDIO SOUND SYSTEM

Greensboro, NC – February 2008… When officials at Christian Heritage Church decided it was time to upgrade their aging sound reinforcement system, they insisted on two prerequisites: (1) the system had to present a clean, unencumbered visual design, and (2) it should have wide enough dispersion to cover the entire sanctuary. The system that ultimately met their criteria draws from products in the TrueLine and Wave Series catalogs of WorxAudio Technologies and includes one of the company‘s newest offerings–the TrueLine M80X5-P Install Line Array. more

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Universal Remote Control Launches New Improved URC Control Room™ for Custom Installers

Must-See Improvements Streamline Web Site‘s Look and Navigation, and Add Services and Resources to Help Pros Save Time, Share Info, Raise Profits

HARRISON, NY, Feb. 14, 2008 — Universal Remote Control, Inc. (URC), the leader in remote control design and manufacturing for home and professional entertainment systems, has launched a new improved edition of the URC Control Room™ Web site, packed with new services, training resources, and support materials to help custom installers and dealers save time, and increase their productivity and profits. more

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ITC Extends Market Presence With New Distributor Agreements in the United States & Canada

Partnerships With MCM Electronics and In Tandem Canada Are First Step in ITC‘s Strategy for Worldwide Growth

IRVINE, Calif. — Feb. 12, 2008 – In a key step toward its strategy for worldwide growth, ITC (Instant Tool-less Connector), a division of The Quest Group (parent company of AudioQuest), today announced that it has extended the reach of its sales and support networks for its tool-less line of connectors in the United States and Canada. ITC has concluded agreements with well-known distributors MCM Electronics and In Tandem Canada. The partnerships will position the company for aggressive growth and enable it to tap the market demand for its products in North America. more

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Barix Announces aacPlus v2 Functionality In New Exstreamer-110 IP Audio Decoder

Introduction of AAC+ decoding improves sound quality for customers, reduces network bandwidth required for streaming.

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, February 14, 2008 — Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio, intercom, control, and monitoring, announces the availability of aacPlus (v1 and v2) compression in its new Exstreamer-110 IP audio decoder this spring, bringing more cost and quality benefits to radio broadcasters for audio transport over IP. The Exstreamer-110 will be on display for radio broadcasters for the first time at NAB2008. (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 14-17, Booth #N8036). more

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Stantron® To Exhibit At NAB2008

Company to introduce new shelving and filler panel options for Stantron Racks

MAYVILLE, WISCONSIN, February 14, 2008 – Stantron, a leader in rack and enclosure solutions for broadcast and professional audio/video applications, will exhibit its full line of products at the upcoming NAB2008 (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 14-17, Booth #SU5613)

Stantron will present an array of rack mountable shelf options for its successful E-Rack and Presentation Racks for the first time at NAB2008. The new offering features a range of sturdy clamp shelves and cantilevered shelves designed for broadcast and pro-A/V installations. Stantron‘s clamp shelves can be used to rack mount products that were not originally designed to be rack-mounted. more

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Barco boasts 10 megapixel resolution in new LX-5 projector brochure

Barco‘s recent brochure on its new, ultra-high resolution 10 megapixel LX-5 projector focuses on the innovative features and functions that make this LCoS display technology the industry‘s leading visual system in fidelity and image quality. The brochure highlights the many advantages of high-pixel density projection for enhanced realism and the advantages it brings to a wide range of visualization applications. more

Barco’s new iCon NH-12, three-chip DLP projector brochure is world’s first

The new 6-page iCon NH-12 brochure introduces the world‘s first network-centric projection system with 12,000 lumens light output, full 1080p HD resolution, and Windows desktop integration. From displaying a variety of data sources in multiple windows, to simple mouse and keyboard control, to centralized control and diagnostics, the brochure outlines the clear advantages and cost benefits of the iCon NH-12 for professional, user-friendly projection and real-time collaboration. more

Barco introduces new XDC series display system brochure

Barco‘s new 6-page XDC series brochure breaks fresh ground in user-friendly, ultra-high resolution visualization for executive decision-making. It describes how Barco‘s fully integrated solution, consisting of its powerful display management system and new 10 megapixel LCoS projector, enables users to visualize multiple local and networked data sources in multiple windows simultaneously at the highest native resolution. As the brochure illustrates, the XDC is simply controlled through mouse and keyboard via Windows desktop, and centralized system control and diagnostics ensures uninterrupted workflow and lower total cost of ownership. more

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