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TiVo to Provide YouTube Videos Directly to the Television

ALVISO, CA — March 12, 2008 — TiVo Inc., the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced an agreement with YouTube that will offer access to YouTube videos directly from the TV via a TiVo DVR. The service will be available later this year to broadband-connected subscribers with TiVo Series3 DVRs, including the new TiVo HD. more

PROJECTIONDESIGN INTRODUCES FIRST DLP PROJECTORS WITH 1920 X 1200 WUXGA TECHNOLOGY

Ridgefield, NJ (March 12, 2008) – Norway‘s projectiondesign announces the introduction of the first ever 1920×1200 WUXGA high resolution DLP® technology projectors.

WUXGA stands for Widescreen Ultra eXtended Graphics Array and has a display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels (2,304,000 pixels) with a 16:10 screen aspect ratio. WUXGA resolution is being packaged in the F10 and F30 series projectors and is set to be the highest resolution display available in the market at this level. As a resolution much sought after and requested by end users, custom installers and systems integrators, it is an ideal fit for computer centric applications rather than the more common 1080p, which tends to be more focused on video centric applications. more

Draper Achieves InfoComm International Gold Level Designation

SPICELAND, IND – February 19, 2008 – Draper, Inc. has qualified as an InfoComm International Gold Certified AudioVisual Solutions Provider (CAVSP). This designation recognizes that 75 percent of Draper‘s sales, customer service and technical staff have achieved and maintained individual InfoComm Certification. more

Phoenix Gold Features New Award-Winning ATO Series Indoor/Outdoor Speakers

PORTLAND, Ore., March 11, 2008 — Phoenix Gold Innovative Home (phoenixgold.com) is proud to announce that it will showcase its new award-winning ATO42/52/62 Series Indoor/Outdoor Speakers at the Electronic House Expo Spring 2008, held in Orlando, Fla. from March 13-15 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 1508. The affordable, rugged, yet versatile 2-way, three-model weather-resistant speakers, which won an Electronic House 2007 Product of the Year award during the 2007 CEDIA Expo, are perfect for bringing home theater and stereo sound throughout the home or to the outdoors for extended listening enjoyment options. more

PRE-RELEASE REALITY GAMES BY VISUAL SPORTS SYSTEMS ADD HUNTING, ZOMBIE DODGE BALL AND MORE

Experience gaming action on steroids with the VSP Sports Simulator at the Immersive Gaming Pavilion

Toronto, Ontario (March 10, 2008) – Recognized for its successful menu of real-experience sports, including golf games played on over 70 of the world‘s top courses, pro baseball, hockey, soccer, football and basketball, Visual Sports plans to significantly expand the gaming action with its VSP residential sports simulator. more

PROJECTIONDESIGN ROCKS EHX‘S DEMO ALLEY WITH NEWEST ACTION! SERIES DLP® PROJECTORS

Ridgefield, NJ (March 7, 2008) – Demo Alley at Orlando’s EHX Expo will sizzle with excitement over the maximum depth and clarity of projectiondesign’s latest Action! Series of digital light processing DLP® projectors as they bring the entire pavilion (Room #DR230D) to life.

Award-winning Norwegian manufacturer projectiondesign, which leads at creating cutting-edge, advanced DLP projectors for high performance home theater, business and eCinema, will draw crowds to Demo Alley as it showcases the Action! M30 1080 and Action! M25 projectors. These are part of the company‘s premium residential line-up for home entertainment theaters and large-screen gaming applications. more

Video Mount Products Debuts VH-005 Pipe/Ceiling Mast Electronic Component Holder

STEVENSVILLE, Md., March 10, 2008 — Video Mount Products (www.videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the video, audio, and security industries, is proud to announce that it will debut the VH-005 Pipe/Ceiling Mast Electronic Component Holder at the Spring 2008 Electronic House Expo, held in Orlando, Fla. from March 13-15 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 2123. more

NuVision Appoints Industry Veteran David Cusick Vice President – Sales

Scottsdale, Ariz., March 5, 2008 – NuVision® U.S. Inc. (www.nuvision.com), a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based manufacturer of high performance 1080p Lucidium Deep Black LCD displays, announced today that it has appointed 17-year industry veteran David Cusick to vice president – sales, effective immediately. In this position, Cusick, who comes to NuVision from Fujitsu where he served as director of sales, will be responsible for managing the company‘s dealer, distributor, and customer relationships. more

Control4 Unveils HD Home Controller HC-500 at CES 2008

Control4 HC-500HC-500 Enhances Large Home Theater Experience with Additional Storage and Faster Processing

LAS VEGAS, NV – January 8, 2008 – Control4, the leader in affordable IP-based home control and entertainment systems, today announced the release of the Control4 Home Controller HC-500 at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (booth #21407). The Control4 HC-500 is a high performance media server, optimized for whole home automation systems with large home theaters requiring extensive I/O connections for device control. more

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Sony Introduces New Rack System Delivering Whole House HD Entertainment and Control

Next-Generation System Saves Time and Money for the Custom Installation Market

LAS VEGAS, NV – Feb. 26, 2008 – Designed for faster and easier installation, Sony today announced a new high-end, fully featured NHS rack system that delivers whole house high-definition entertainment and control over movies, music, lighting, temperature and security systems. more

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