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Powerline Control Systems Announces Upcoming Training Schedule

Northridge, Cal. — September 22, 2011 — Powerline Control Systems, Inc. (PCS), the manufacturer of PulseWorx lighting controls for residential and light commercial applications, and the inventor of Universal Powerline Bus® (UPB®) technology, has announced its upcoming training schedule for the final quarter of 2011.

PCS will hold a series of “hands-on” interactive product training sessions and attend distributor shows throughout the U.S. which will demonstrate the inter-operational methodology of PulseWorx and Mi LightStyle, the lighting control solution that offers control via any Internet connected device (e.g. tablet, smartphone and computer). The curriculum equips integrators with the education and tools necessary to successfully and efficiently install PCS’s award-winning PulseWorx® lighting control product line in retrofit and new construction applications.

“Powerline Control Systems is committed to giving custom integrators the right training and putting them in position to be successful out in the field,” said Scott Klodowski, more

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Yamaha Audioversity Resounding Success

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯The second Audioversity Expo held by Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. in Las Vegas during late August was deemed an unequivocal success by the more than 500 attendees. The specialized event was catered toward audio professionals and those interested in gaining an in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of all Yamaha Commercial Audio and NEXO products. “It was clear that Audioversity provided invaluable lessons for many that are still gaining basic digital knowledge, but also those craving more mixing tips and techniques,? states Audioversity presenter Monty Lee Wilkes, and front of house engineer for such artists as the Scissor Sisters and the Replacements.

The event featured digital mixer training seminars, panel discussions with leading industry professionals like Neil Diamond front of house engineer, Stan Miller and Diamond recording and monitor engineer Bernie Becker, A-1 Audio’s Al Siniscal, Martina McBride monitor engineer Robert “Bull?, and Monty Lee Wilkes. “I more

ihiji invision Remote Network Monitoring Solution Adds Control4 Integration and Expands ZigBee Device Monitoring Capabilities

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Austin, TX – August 31, 2011 – ihiji, creator of the award-winning remote monitoring and support system invision, today announces that it has officially joined the Control4® Solution Provider Program, further expanding an already impressive suite of solutions made possible by pairing ihiji invision with Control4 products and ZigBee devices.

ihiji invision is a cloud-based remote monitoring and support system which enables integrators to increase system reliability and improve customer service levels while simultaneously reducing service department overhead and earning sustainable recurring revenues, through the implementation of annual remote systems monitoring service contracts.

The Control4 Solution Provider Program identifies and recommends products and services that will enhance business-management processes for its dealers. With tools that assist in sales, marketing, installation, application development, and business operations, Control4 Solution Provider companies help dealers differentiate their business in the marketplace, increase their profitability, and be more successful selling Control4 solutions. An unyielding commitment to supporting dealer success is shared by both Control4 and ihiji, making the collaboration even more beneficial.
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Innovation is the name of the game: VR Solutions releases plans for Integrate 2011

Australian launch of dedicated product lines and education come to the fore at Integrate 2011

Banyo, Queensland, Australia – Specialist Australian distributor VR Solutions are bringing several new and award winning innovations to Integrate 2011.

“Visitors to Integrate will witness the biggest ever stand for VR Solutions whereby they will showcase an unprecedented amount of new and unique product offerings. All products, including RGB Spectrum, Thinklogical and Christie® Digital, are exclusively distributed by VR Solutions within Australia and are designed specifically with the integrator and user in mind. In addition we are supporting and empowering the education of our partners and industry professionals by bringing international visitors and educators to speak at the InfoComm Academy education programme during the show,? say Michael Bosworth, managing director at VR Solutions.

Education, education, education: VR Solutions brings Video Calibration Primer to InfoComm Academy Seminars during Integrate
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Panamax/Furman to Offer Free Home Theater Power and Energy Management Training Sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2011

PETALUMA, Calif. — Aug. 24, 2011 — Panamax/Furman today announced that the company will be offering two free 90-minute training sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2011. Providing a continuing education unit (CEU) value of 0.75, the presentations will explore the use and integration of multiple power and energy management products, including Panamax/Furman’s BlueBOLT(R) platform. Presented by Panamax National Trainer Marshall Currier, “Home Theater Power Management Solutions: Increasing Profits While Minimizing Service Calls” will take place on Friday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. “AC Power: the Foundation of Every Home Theater System,” presented by Furman Senior Product Designer Garth Powell, will be held on Friday, Sept. 9, at 2 p.m. All sessions will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Ind. more

AVI-SPL and NEC Present Digital Signage Content Webinar

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AVI-SPL is teaming up with NEC Display Solutions to present the next free AVI-SPL University Online webinar, “Content is King: Maximizing Content Management for Digital Signage? on Tuesday, August 30th at 1 p.m. EST. NEC’s Mike Zmuda will discuss the thriving digital signage market and how to integrate an effective content management system (CMS).

This engaging webinar will help attendees gain insight on generating the right messaging for their audience, as well as knowing the essential features needed in a CMS. They’ll discover that with just the right CMS strategy, an organization can increase productivity, helping employees create, manage, use and share information. Effective content management can also quickly promote advertising and branding, increasing engagement with an audience.

Zmuda has nearly 20 years of industry experience to his credit. In his role with NEC, he is responsible for the dynamic development, implementation and maintenance of the more

Extron Announces Design Guides, a Valuable Technical Resource Library for AV System Designers

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the availability of its Design Guides, useful, in-depth technical resources for system designers and integrators. Design Guides offer an educational overview of key technologies used within AV systems, along with best practices for successful deployment. Each Guide also includes sample system designs from common AV environments, equipment requirements, and detailed signal flow information. Also included are condensed catalogs of Extron products relevant to each of these technologies, as well as a glossary of key terms. more

Manufacturers Co-Sponsor Worship Seminar in Ridgecrest, NC

BUENA PARK, Calif.—Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. along with Yamaha Corporation of America, Shure, ProPresenter, and Elation Lighting will hold a Worship Arts Technology Summit (WATS) September 8-10 at the Ridgecrest Christian Conference Center in Ridgecrest, North Carolina.

Session Tracks to take place include Musician, Audio, Vocal, Lighting, and Media. Master audio engineer, John Mills, who has worked with such artists as Chris Tomlin, Israel Houghton, Lincoln Brewster, and Kenny Chesney, will lead the audio presentations.

The WATS Seminars are open to all worship team members. The training schedule has been reformatted to allow for a two-day event so that attendees have ample opportunity to attend one or both days. Recognizing that many worship teams require basic training sessions in the area of audio and other aspects of technical ministries, a WATS Boot Camp will be held September 7, prior to the opening of the WATS Seminar.

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L-ACOUSTICS US Takes KARA and SB18 on the Road

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Regional presentations and demos planned for Chicago, New York and Dallas

OXNARD, California — In response to the many pro audio professionals that have requested to hear L-ACOUSTICS’ newest product offerings for themselves, the manufacturer’s Oxnard, California office announces that it will be hosting KARA and SB18 demos in three US cities — Chicago, New York and Dallas — later this year.

In addition to putting KARA and SB18 through a series of comparative listening tests, L-ACOUSTICS will be demonstrating several of its other compact systems, including the coaxial 12XT, self-powered 108P and companion SB15P sub. more

White Mark’s David Bell Is Honoured By LIPA

Renowned acoustician David Bell has been conferred the title of LIPA Companion by the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, which announced the honour at its graduation day on Friday 29th July, 2011.

Bell, who is a founding director of UK studio design consultancy White Mark Ltd, graduated from Birmingham University with an honours degree in Physics. His career in the sound technology industry began at EMI where he worked on the earliest digital audio projects, culminating in the release of EMI’s first digitally mastered records for the LSO and John Williams’ band Sky. He has also worked for the BBC, where he helped specify and design the Corporation’s first digital production facilities, and Solid State Logic, where he worked on algorithm development and control surface programming language creation. During this time the team created the first continuously variable digital equalisers in the world. more

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