In a move to foster closer, more communicative and ultimately more successful commercial relationships with its channel partners in Asia, Latin America and Canada, Harman Professional today announced the opening of new Field Sales Offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Kuala Lumpur Field Sales Office will be led by David McKinney, who is promoted to Senior Director of Sales, Asia, Harman Professional. The San Juan Field Office will serve Latin America and Canada and will be led by Jaime Albors, who is promoted to Senior Director of Sales, Intercontinental, Harman Professional. Both offices will soon add new hires in field sales and technical support. (more…)
â€śEventide has really packed a lot of features into a small box.â€?
â€“ David Gilden, musician
Drawn to the benefits of having rackmount effects processor capabilities in an affordable and upgradeable stompbox, accomplished kora musician David Gilden recently added an Eventide TimeFactor effects pedal to his touring rig. Since the 1980s, Gilden has toured extensively as a solo artist and with the band Cora Connection, and is one of the worldâ€™s most accomplished masters of the kora, a traditional African harp-lute. (more…)
Canadian Maker’s Latest Family Pushes Real-Value Envelope
CEDIA EXPO, DENVER, CO, Sept. 4, 2008 â€” An all-new family of loudspeakers from Canadaâ€™s PSB Speakers, dubbed â€śImagine,â€? is destined to become the standard of value among audio and Home Theater fans for whom real-world sonic performance is the salient criterion of excellence. Yet at the same time, PSB expects the Imagine models to reset expectations of how an â€śaffordable high-endâ€? loudspeaker can look, and of the quality standards to which it can be crafted. (more…)
IRVINE, Calif., September 3, 2008 â€” Mitsubishi Digital Electronics Americaâ€™s Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality, high-definition presentation and display products, introduced the HD8000, its first ultra-bright 1080p HD projector designed for more exposed, brighter home theater environments. (more…)
IRVINE, Calif., September 4, 2008 â€” Mitsubishi Digital Electronics Americaâ€™s Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality, high-definition presentation and display products, today introduced its Diamond Series of projectors designed for the finest high-definition home theater environments. Mitsubishiâ€™s new channel strategy for its 1080p HC7000U and HC6500U premium projectors signifies the quality and value of its products for end-users and profitability for its loyal channel partners. These new projectors are available exclusively through custom home theater systems integration and high-end retail channels. (more…)
CERRITOS, Calif., September 3, 2008 â€” Elite Screens, Inc. an innovative company that specializes in affordable high quality projector screens, today announced its StarBright ultra high 15-gain material in a wide range of its best-selling projector screens. Using an advanced High Contrast Filter surface coating, StarBright absorbs ambient light while boosting black levels. (more…)
CERRITOS, Calif., September 3, 2008 â€” Elite Screens, Inc., an innovative company that specializes in affordable high quality projector screens, today announced its Raptor projection screen, a premium grade electric floor-rising screen that conceals itself in a functional furniture cabinet. Eliteâ€™s Raptor is an elegant choice when wall or ceiling projection screen installations are not practical.
â€śRaptor is a premium grade powered projection screen that fulfills a role in AV integration that has not previously received the consideration it deserves,â€? said David Rodgers, marketing manager, Elite Screens, Inc. â€śIt is ideal for hidden theater environments or executive conference rooms. With the touch of a button, both screen and projector appear like magic.â€? (more…)
Kansas City, MO â€“ September 2008â€¦ Ohio-based Star Marketing, headed by industry veteran Dick Starnes, announces the addition of Wayne Hartman to the organizationâ€™s personnel lineup. Star Marketing, which services the sales territories of Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania for Avlex Corporation in addition to functioning as the companyâ€™s eastern regional sales management office, will utilize Hartmanâ€™s extensive sales experience to help further Avlex Corporationâ€™s market penetration. (more…)
The Netherlands, Amsterdam, September 2, 2008 â€“ RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, is unveiling its new and improved NLL-II 5.8 GHz portable digital microwave link at IBC (Stand 1.A30). Taking its former model to new heights, the updated NLL-II now offers both balanced microphone and line level inputs via switch selectable XLR connectors on both the transmitter and receiver. This makes the NLL-II ideal for use by roaming news and sports crews. As part of its new release, the redesigned NLL-II is now also equipped with phantom power for microphones. (more…)
Last Yearâ€™s Runner-Up Alongside AdobeÂ® and Microsoft Now A Contender In Best Server Hardware/Software and Best Streaming Radio Solution Categories
SAN JOSE, CA, September 2, 2008â€”Wowza Media Systems, an emerging leader in streaming media server software, who turned heads last year by placing in the top 3 in the Best Server Hardware/Software category alongside such industry titans as Adobe and Microsoft, today announced that its flagship product, Wowza Media ServerÂ® Pro, is again a finalist for this prestigious award, now in two categories, Best Server Hardware/Software and Best Streaming Radio Solution. (more…)