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SI’s New Award Winning Black Diamond™ Projector Screen Now Shipping

Austin, Texas – April 18, 2008 – SI (www.sicreens.com) is proud to announce that its new award-winning Black Diamond™ projector screen is now shipping. Black Diamond recently won a “Best of Demo Alley? award during the Electronic House Expo Spring 2008 trade show.

“The exclusive technologies in our Black Diamond projector screen represent a breakthrough in picture quality for home theater applications,? explained Aaron Reilly, SI CTO. “Black Diamond enhances projector performance by creating the ultimate contrast (blacker blacks, whiter whites) and color accuracy (with added vibrant color delivery) in both ‘dark’ and ‘bright’ environments.? more

Two New Scalers from Gefen Offer HQV Refinements for Top Notch Video Scaling

When high end video processing is required in the studio or in the field, Gefen offers two new scaling solutions that make video scaling simple. Both solutions offer today’s best method of achieving a true high definition output using standard and high definition sources, and is compatible with set-top boxes, gaming consoles and DVD players to enable true 1080p performance. more

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NILES EXECUTIVES TO HOLD TOWN HALL MEETING AT “TICKET TO SUCCESS 3?

Niles’ President, Frank Sterns, and Vice President for Sales and Marketing, Mike “Sparky? Detmer, to host open forum to share ideas with dealers

MIAMI, FLORIDA – April 17, 2008 – Niles Audio Corporation, The First Name in Custom Installation®, has announced that company will hold a Niles Town Hall Meeting hosted by Frank Sterns, president of Niles, and Mike “Sparky? Detmer, vice president of sales and marketing for Niles, Wednesday, April 23rd in Newark, N.J. Offering dealers the opportunity to obtain and provide feedback to Niles’ industry leaders, the Niles Town Hall Meeting, scheduled from 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., is a featured event at Audio Associates’ “Ticket to Success 3?. “Ticket to Success 3? is a two-day expo held April 23rd-24th at the Holiday Inn located at 160 Frontage Road in Newark and features the industry’s finest audio and video products. In addition to the open forum, Niles will also hold training seminars for the highly acclaimed iC2 Home Theater Automation and Control System and ZR-4 MultiZone Receiver Kit on both days of the expo. more

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Chester Fritz Auditorium At The University Of North Dakota Acquires Four Robert Juliat Cyranos

fritzFour Robert Juliat Cyrano 2500w HMI followspots have been added to the lighting inventory of the Chester Fritz Auditorium at the University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks. The 2,300-seat auditorium, named for the investment banker alumnus who helped fund it, hosts UND concert bands, a variety of dance and musical performances, lectures, comics (including Jerry Seinfeld who sold out) and theater. more

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Experience the Real Presence

geogetown-1_2.jpgExperience the Real Presence
With the first Polycom® RealPresenceTM Experience High Definition (RPXTMHD)
16 April 2008, Georgetown University SFS-Qatar, LAS Building, Education City, Doha
Techno Q, Polycom’s certified reseller in Qatar, provided Videoconference solutions for the last five years to Education, Corporate, Health Care and Government Institutions in Qatar. But the most recent project developed for the Georgetown University Campus in Doha outclasses all of them. The system, which uses Polycom® RealPresenceTM Experience High Definition (RPXTM HD) technology, provides an uncluttered, welcoming immersive suite in which to have a productive meeting. The Polycom RPXTM HD removes the cameras, microphones, speakers, remote controls and other technology from the user’s view so there are absolutely no distractions. Thanks to the high-definition video provided by the twin-lens camera and audio from small microphones placed strategically all over the room, the two are able to make eye contact and hold a conversation as if they were in the same room. more

AMPLIVOX INTRODUCES FIRST ALL DIGITAL PORTABLE AUDIO SYSTEM WITH REMOTE CONTROL

AmpliVox Digital Audio Travel Partner with Remote Control (Model SW915)Versatile Traveling Public Address System Has Remote Control, Built-in Echo/Reverb and Talk Over, and Enough Power to Cover Audiences Up to 7500 with Remote Control

You can take it with you, wherever you travel. Take roaming to another level – you are not tethered to your sound system. Walk and talk with your wireless mic and remote control in this unique all digital portable public address system from AmpliVox Sound Systems. Control your presentation with remote control up to 50 feet away. more

NEW SHURE MICRO-BODYPACK IS SMALLER THAN SMALL

UR1M Offers Superior Wireless Performance In An Ultra-Compact Package

LAS VEGAS, NV, April 14, 2008—This year’s NAB will mark the industry debut of the new Shure UR1M Micro-Bodypack in booth #N2830. Offering superior wireless audio in an ultra-compact package that is about half the size of most standard bodypacks and weighing just three ounces with two AAA batteries, the UR1M is designed to be easily concealed and worn comfortably by actors, performers, musicians, and public speakers. more

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Atlantic Technology Launches Flagship THX Ultra2 In-Wall Speaker

IWTS-30LCR VNorwood, MA (4/15/08) – After eight years as one of the industry’s most successful THX-Certified in-wall loudspeakers, Atlantic Technology has replaced its flagship IWTS-20 LCR with a brand new model, the IWTS-30 LCR THX Ultra2 Certified in-wall loudspeaker. more

London’s Top Restaurants Put Electro-Voice on the Menu

evid_ducasse_1800.jpgSome of London’s most acclaimed restaurants are demanding audio systems that match their Michelin-starred culinary standards, placing particular emphasis on loudspeaker models that complement the expensive finishes in their elite dining rooms. Most recently, the new Alain Ducasse restaurant at the Dorchester Hotel, China Tang (also at the Dorchester), and Mayfair restaurant Tamarind have all commissioned CGA Integration to apply its audio expertise with stylish Electro-Voice EVID sound solutions. more

AMX Expands Optima Matrix Switcher Line with New 8×8 DVI Board

LAS VEGAS – April 15, 2008 – Today at the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, AMX® expanded its AutoPatch® mix-and-match matrix switcher line – the Optima® Series – with the addition of a new 8×8 DVI board. The board routes and distributes eight, high-resolution computer DVI signals to eight displays – all while maintaining a true, digital signal. It supports resolutions up to 1920×1200 and includes features that simplify the complexity of DVI integration, such as cable equalization, signal reclocking and a new EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) Programmer. AMX is displaying its Optima 8×8 DVI Board in booth SL2629 at the show, which is being held April 14 – 17 in Las Vegas. more

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