Windham, NHâJanuary 6, 2009âAmid all the exciting products Contour Design, Inc. will be showcasing at this yearâs Macworld Expo, the rE-charge Universal will take center stage. Perfect for in-car use or in your home the rE-charge Universal is a compact, lightweight AC/DC charger offering two USB ports to simultaneously power and charge iPodsÂŽ, iPhones, MP3 players, or any two devices that charge on a USB connection. (more…)
Windham, NHâJanuary 6, 2009âAt this yearâs Macworld Expo Contour Design, Inc. will introduce their all-new Contour Bolt, an ultra-lightweight armband for your iPod. In a society constantly on the go, what better way to keep pace than with Contourâs newest product: the Bolt Armband?
Keeping cables and headphones in place, the fully adjustable Bolt straps securely and comfortably to your arm to provide easy accessibility while your playlist rocks on and motivates you to go that extra mile. (more…)
Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of three new USB switchers designed for A/V system integration. The SW2 USB, SW4 USB, and SW4 USB Plus offer two or four host inputs and provide flexible and dependable switching among the shared USB peripherals. The SW4 USB Plus features an emulation mode that ensures uninterrupted communication between host and peripheral devices for consistent performance. All three models are USB 2.0-compatible and incorporate several key features to ensure ease of integration, configuration flexibility, and control, including port status indication and RS-232 pass-through. The SW USB Series is ideal for use in KVM, interactive whiteboard, and annotator-based applications where reliable USB switching is required. (more…)
Unlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) partnered with Martin Brinkerhoff Associates (MBA) to light the world-premier announcement of Hyundai’s Green initiatives for the automotive press at the Los Angeles Auto. The manufacturers’ complete product line was then shown to the public November 21-30.
The environmentally friendly theme took center stage with cascading silk emulating water and giant leaf cut-outs evoking autumn -all of which flowed out the projection screens by cast of ten dancers who performed three production numbers. The individual product reveals were visually narrated by high-energy video modules designed and executed by MBA. (more…)
Fans of the NFL’s New England Patriots are cheering the new Hall at Patriot Place, a unique sports and educational experience showcasing the history of the football franchise and housing its Hall of Fame. The venue, adjacent to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, features a dazzling array of interactive and immersive multimedia exhibits and artifacts whose audio and control systems were engineered, installed and supplied by Electrosonic. (more…)
ANAHEIM, CA – How many times have you reached for a cable only to find it has the wrong XLR connector on the other end? In direct response to high professional and consumer demand, Neutrik, designer and manufacturer of the XX series XLR cable connector, introduces the worldâs first unisex 3-pin XLR connector, convertCONÂŽ, at Winter NAMM 2009 (Booth 6428, Hall A).
convertCON (NC3FM-C) is a new 3-pin male and female cable connector in a single housing. convertCON is also available with black chrome housing and gold contacts (NC3FM-C-B). By simply sliding the housing back and forth, convertCON is transformed from a male to female connector. This new male/female cable end XLR allows for use of one connector, as it can mate with either a male or female 3-pin XLR. (more…)
ROCKLEIGH, New Jersey â Crestron has become a member of the EMerge Alliance to contribute its expertise in delivering fully integrated solutions that manage and control disparate building systems intelligently and efficiently. Creating a new standard for integrating commercial building infrastructures, power, controls and a wide variety of systems on a common platform is a key mission of EMerge. The development of this new commercial technology standard will also lay the groundwork for future innovations in energy-efficient and individually controllable devices, such as LED lighting. (more…)
~ Innovative Custom-Printed Artistic Acoustic Panels Make Industry Debut ~
ANAHEIM, CA â Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, is breaking new ground by launching a gallery of custom-printed acoustical panels at this yearâs Winter NAMM show (Booth 6794, Hall A). Auralex Acoustics is exclusively the first to market SonicPrint, its custom-printed, artistic ProPanels featuring âThe Art of Soundâ? theme which blends unlimited design and style options for any room with the companyâs acoustically proven technology of its ProPanel product line.
SonicPrint custom-printed, artistic ProPanels are fabric-covered acoustic absorptive panels designed as artwork. For the home theater enthusiast, this exclusive offering opens the door to numerous home theater dĂŠcor options, as the acoustical panels are camouflaged under the design of the customerâs choice. Users are no longer limited to single color fabric choices, and can now outfit any space with paintings and drawings of any kind. SonicPrint is also available for Auralexâs ELiTE Custom Fabric System (CFS), a full-room treatment approach that blends an engineered acoustical environment with an elegant finished appearance. (more…)
- Scott Coffee Joins Hitachi As Southwest Regional Sales Manager, While Kristin Ford Has Been Named Northwest Regional Sales Manager –
CHULA VISTA, Calif., January 5, 2009 â Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc., Business Group today strengthened its expert sales force with the appointments of Scott Coffee and Kristin Ford. Mr. Coffee has been appointed Southwest regional sales manager, while Ms. Ford joins Hitachi as Northwest regional sales manager. (more…)
Tour hits 20 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada; Offers Business Workshops, New Product Demos, Access to Manufacturers and Special Pricing for Local Dealers
AVAD LLC, North Americaâs leading distributor of custom home electronics, has announced dates for 20 scheduled Vend-O-Paloozas in 2009.
Held at local AVAD branches, Vend-O-Palooza helps connect area dealers with leading manufacturers in an interactive forum by offering attendees an opportunity to meet directly with manufacturers, demo new products, participate in raffles and giveaways, and purchase products at special pricing. At Vend-O-Palooza, dealers are able to attend workshops designed to help them successfully manage and grow their businesses. (more…)