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Press Releases For : August 19, 2009

HISTORY RESOUNDS AT 127TH AES CONVENTION

Bell Labs, Big Bands, Live Sound, Mercury Living Presence & RCA

NEW YORK: When someone tells Harry Hirsch “You’re history,” he takes it as a compliment. Back for his third turn as AES Convention Historical Committee Chair, Hirsch has collaborated with co-chairs and AES members to insure that history will reveal itself in a lively fashion at the 127th AES Convention at NY’s Javits Center October 9 – 12. Historical Events include:

The History of Live Sound: Presented by Toronto-based Sr. Engineer Thomas Shevlin, this session will feature a panel of pioneers of live touring and Broadway sound. Opening with a slideshow reaching back before the 1920′s origins of live sound systems, Shevlin and his panelists will discuss what originally drew them to the field, its progression during their careers, and their vision of the future. The session will conclude with a lively Q & A
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Morel Adds Modularity & Refined Sound to New Octave Signature Series

Ness Ziona, Israel (August 19, 2009) – Morel announces enhancements to its award-winning Octave Signature speaker series with better-than-ever sound engineering plus a user-empowering modular cabinet design.

Morel’s modular cabinet concept provides the listener with new “building-block? expandability options that allow easy whole system upgrading. Now the user who starts solo with the stylish, high-performance, Octave Signature Bookshelf speakers for stereo sound can decide when to step up to the home theater experience by adding matching subwoofers. The vertically designed subwoofers fit beautifully beneath the bookshelf monitors transforming them into floor-standing units.

Designed and built in Israel, Morel’s latest improvements to the Octave Signature benefits from design techniques first seen in their reference Fat Lady loudspeakers, including the highly unusual concept of allowing the enclosure to vibrate with the music. By adopting an entirely empty (more…)

NSCA Expands List of Approved Courses for Recertification

Kramer Electronics, Termark Technical Institute Join Partner Provider Program

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 19, 2009 – Kramer Electronics and Termark Technical Institute were recently approved as NSCA Partner Providers, a program that awards NSCA Learning Units (LUs) to pre-approved manufacturer training courses for industry members looking to obtain the NSCA Certificate of Completion or to renew the EST-L2 certification. These new partners increase the number of industry courses that qualify for LUs to nearly 90, in addition to NSCA courses online and regionally throughout the year.

NSCA encourages organizations committed to the development and growth of the commercial electronic systems industry to apply for the program, which designates LUs to high-quality training programs relevant to the industry. The program helps connect partners to industry professionals, increase attendance in their education courses and receive free promotion of their education programs through NSCA.

Norah Hammond, NSCA senior (more…)

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STUNNING SUBTERRANEAN HOME CINEMA ENLISTS TW0 DIGITAL PROJECTION DISPLAYS FOR INSPIRING AUDIO/VIDEO ARRAY

opus_greenwich_racksmall.jpgDigital Projection’s LIGHTNING was specifically chosen because it was the only projector that met the spec regarding lens memory, brightness, resolution and vertical offset.?
– David Barson, OPUS AVC

ATLANTA, GA (August 19, 2009) – Opus AVC Inc. in North Haven, Connecticut, recently completed a 2,000 square foot subterranean home cinema displaying an incomparable audio and video experience. Two Digital Projection projectors, the 10,000 lumen LIGHTNING Reference 1080p-30 and the 5,100 lumen dVision 30-1080p, were selected to deliver the Hollywood-grade cinema experience. In addition to the stellar array of equipment, the Greenwich home cinema delivers a potential first for home cinema applications by using DPI’s Intelligent Lens Memory to achieve different aspect ratios without limiting image size

opus_greenwich_seatingsmall.jpgHardly a conventional project, the Greenwich (more…)

NuVo Technologies Terminates Two Preferred Dealers for Internet Sales

Hebron, KY – August 19, 2009 – NuVo Technologies, the value leader in whole home audio, announced today that it has terminated two of its Preferred Dealers for unauthorized internet sales. One dealer based in Indiana sold NuVo equipment on Amazon.com to an end user in Oklahoma, while the other, based in Texas, sold a NuVo product on eBay.com.

As clearly stated in the dealers’ agreements with NuVo, Preferred Dealers are prohibited from selling NuVo products over the internet. They are further prohibited from selling NuVo products to third parties that intend, or that the dealer reasonably believes may attempt, to sell NuVo products via the internet, including sales made through auction and reseller sites like eBay. Preferred Dealers also agree not to merchandise or advertise NuVo products below retail price.

“NuVo has a zero-tolerance policy with regards to unauthorized internet sales of our products,? says Chris Westfall, (more…)

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HOSA TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF DA-CAPPO DA12 EARSET MICROPHONE LINE

da12cevar_hi.jpgBuena Park, CA – August 2009… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, and distributor of Da-Cappo Micro Microphones throughout the Americas, is pleased to announce that the Da-Cappo DA12 Earset Microphone is now available with new boom lengths designed to provide maximum comfort and precise microphone positioning for optimum results. With a short boom designed specifically for children and a long boom for those who require—or prefer—the flexibility of a long boom, these new models demonstrate Da-Cappo’s commitment to ensuring the optimum headworn microphone experience. (more…)

Niles Audio to hold Dealer Events at CEDIA 09

Niles Audio Corporation, The First Name in Custom Installation®, has announced plans to hold a series of interactive and educational dealer events, including a Business Dynamics Seminar featuring leading economic analyst, Alan Beaulieu, at CEDIA Expo 2009. Dealers attending CEDIA Expo 2009 are also able to participate in a series of Town Hall Meetings where they have the opportunity to engage with and provide feedback directly to Frank Sterns, president of Niles. Additionally, Niles plans include training seminars, which provide attendees with the knowledge to design, install and program Niles ZR-6 MultiZone and IntelliControl ICS systems. Dealers are invited to register for each of the events at the Niles CEDIA 2009 Web site, www.nilesaudio.com/cedia09.php, or at the Niles’ Concierge Booth #1761 on the expo floor.

“Niles is committed to adding value and maintaining strong relationships with its dealers,” said Frank Sterns, president of Niles. “In addition (more…)

AVAD One Call Does it All at CEDIA Expo 09

AVAD LLC, North America’s leading distributor of custom electronics, will demonstrate how “One Call Does it All” for custom installers at booth 1765 at CEDIA Expo 2009, held Sept. 9-13 in Atlanta, Ga. In addition to having the opportunity to learn more about AVAD’s Integration Partners program, its roster of the industry’s most trusted residential and pro AV brands, in-depth training opportunities and unique dealer programs, attendees to the AVAD Booth will have the opportunity to win a limited-edition AVAD Guitar on each day of the show.

“AVAD is, and has always been, committed to the unique needs of the custom installer,” said Jim Annes, vice president and general manager of AVAD. “From home theater to pro AV, we provide installers with an extensive range of the products, training and support programs—all the resources they need to help manage and grow their business. We look (more…)

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NAD Highlights High-Performance AV Receivers with Latest HD Technology

AV Receivers Upgraded with Exclusive Modular Design Construction™ Deliver Multiple Performance Advantage
CEDIA EXPO ‘09, ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 19, 2009 — NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio and audio/video components, showcases dramatically upgraded HD versions of the T 785, T 775 and T 765 AV Receivers featuring NAD’s exclusive high-value, High-Definition Modular Design Construction (MDC) at CEDIA Expo 2009.

The receivers have been significantly upgraded by the MDC architecture, which places all input circuitry on easily removable plug-in cards designed to provide enhanced performance, features, flexibility, upgradeability and simplified service. Its capability for easy upgrades also prevents consumers’ investments from near-term obsolescence.

The MDC modules add valuable capabilities and connectivity. The initial plug-in modules (AM 100, AM 200, VM 100 and VM 200) cover digital audio and HDMI functions, component and analog video functions, and two-channel and multi-channel analog audio functions.
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David Wiener Collection Launches Art.Solista, New Audio-Enhancing Music Transmission System

DWC-Aphex Equipped Offering Enhances Digital Music Files and Effortlessly Transforms Any Computer into a High-Quality Wireless Music System

CEDIA EXPO, ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 19, 2009 — The David Wiener Collection (DWC), a luxury line of audio, entertainment, furnishing and fashion offerings, introduces the Art.Solista USB Wireless Transmission System, an audio-enhancing transmission system that transforms any computer into a high-quality music system, during CEDIA EXPO ’09, beginning here today. artsolista101web.jpg

The compact Art.Solista improves the sound of digital music files and allows users to wirelessly stream all the audio from their computers to any stereo system, A/V or Home Theater system, or powered speaker simply by plugging the Art.Solista transmitter into the computer’s USB port. To achieve this, Art.Solista uses DWC-Aphex® and DWC-Wireless®, DWC’s proprietary and exclusive audio enhancement circuitry and wireless technologies. DWC-Aphex brings compressed music files back to life with more (more…)

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