April 2002

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April 2002

Features

Measuring Intelligibility

By Peter Mapp

ON THE SURFACE, IT MIGHT seem that a sound system is either intelligible or it is not. But, in fact, intelligibility is a continuous function that can...

Talking One Language

By Matt Rubenstein

PROJECT X has wended its way from sales through engineering and is finally in the hands of the installers. They arrive at the job site to discover that...

Quality Plus Speed

By Rob Robinson

STARDRAW.COM is a software company with origins in the lighting industry but whose portfolio has quickly expanded to the audio and A/V markets. The majority...

Columns

Expanding, Educating, Exciting

CHUCK WILSON

AS THE TECHNOLOGIES IN OUR INDUSTRY HAVE CONTINUED TO CONVERGE over the past years, the NSCA Systems Integration Expo has grown to include virtually all...

SELLING YOUR SALES FORCE

ALAN KRUGLAK

REMEMBER HOW SIMPLE THINGS SEEMED WHEN you were a child? You would whisper the word park to your friends and everyone would magically know exactly what...

ALL BANGED UP

By Ed Ditto

GUYS INVARIABLY come to a point where imagination exceeds ability, and that's almost always the point at which a man will stand back, rub his scrubby,...

Departments

WHO'S NEWS

Marantz Japan Inc. and Denon Ltd., along with their largest shareholders, Royal Philips Electronics (49 percent) and Ripplewood Holdings LLC (98 percent)...

Good Deeds

CTX International Motors Around the World for Aid Group AS PART OF AN ONGOING community involvement with organizations, schools and individuals involved...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

AudioControl Turns 25 AudioControl celebrates 25 years of designing and manufacturing professional grade equalizers, analyzers and signal processors....

INDUSTRY NEWS

CORPORATE EVOLUTIONS Analog Way Singapore Subsidiary Image converter manufacturer Analog Way now has offices in the United States, France and Singapore....

CONTRACTOR'S WEB WATCH

premiermounts.com Premier Mounts' newly launched site allows users to find mounts, adapters and accessories quickly and easily. The site now has a multilevel...

On the Move

Radamec Relocates Radamec Broadcast Systems' North American sales and service facility has increased its staff and relocated its headquarters to a larger...

LEGALESE

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. affirmed Switchcraft Inc.'s summary judgement win against Neutrik Inc., regarding Switchcraft's HPC connector...

Feedback Forum

Nothing But Praise This Spring Great editorials. Can't wait for each issue! Your publication adds brilliance to my A/V lingo and remains a critical part...

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 6-10Syn-Aud-Con SeminarLouisville, KYsynaudcon.com 10-13European AES ConventionMOC Center, Munich, Germany aes.org 9-11PALMM 2002Philippine InternationalAudio,...

PEOPLE

The TEF Advisory Committee named Don Eger as the fifth annual recipient of the 2002 TEF Heyser AwardMitsubishi Digital Electronics America named Max Wasinger...

AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS AND ACQUISITIONS

In light of IntelliNet Controls' recent acquisition by Russound, IntelliNet will be ceasing all OEM business by the middle of the yearThe standing OEM...

PUBLICATIONS

Accele Electronics Inc. has an 8-page catalog available. Some of the product guide's 14 categories include open-frame TFT active matrix color LCD monitors,...

AES Names New Head

A member of the Audio Engineering Society since 1963, Garry Margolis is the organization's new president. Margolis works as an international marketing...

REPRESENTATIVES AND DISTRIBUTION NEWS

Mainline Marketing secured Nexo USA's Rep Firm of the Year award for the second year in a rowAudio Etc., with its sibling distribution company, The Custom...

Installation Profiles

Keeping the Faith

By Gregory DeTogne

A little more than a decade ago, St. Mary of the Angels church was on the skids, suffering from prolonged neglect and a dwindling congregation. Left all...

THE MAIN EVENT

By Keith Clark

It's called the world's most famous arena because, quite simply, it is. For more than 100 years, Madison Square Garden has been center stage for many...

WIRED FOR THE FUTURE

By Bruce Borgerson

The State University of New York School of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) is a relatively small public institution offering a curriculum...

Video Projections

NEW TOOLS OF THE TRADE

PETER H. PUTMAN, CTS

The ongoing transition to digital television has been anything but smooth. There was a big debate, now settled, about which modulation standard to use....

Contractor's Toolbox

OLD FAITHFULS

GLEN BALLOU

WITH ALL OF THE NEW AND COMPLICATED INSTRUments and measuring devices around these days, we often forget the tools that were the most important instruments...

Industry Associations

NSCA: Welcome to the Systems Integration Expo

MasterFormat Expansion Forum Will Help Attendees Leverage New Classifications On Friday, April 26, Dennis Hall and Michael Chambers will share some very...

ICIA: ICIA Releases 2001 Dealer Compensation Survey

The results of the ICIA 2001 Dealer Compensation and Benefits Survey are in. ICIA has conducted the survey since 1997 to provide important benchmarks...

CEDIA: Boot Camp Teaches Custom-Install Fundamentals

CEDIA recently completed its first Boot Camps for 2002 at the new CEDIA Training Center in Indianapolis. The three-day training course armed custom electronic...

Articles

Loud and Clear

By Mary Gruszka

A WELL-DESIGNED sound system for speech should provide proper coverage over the listening area, minimal spill to other areas, adequate sound pressure...

Subtle Magic

By Sam Berkow

IN RECENT YEARS, performance spaces and audio systems have increased in complexity and capability. Audiences and performers expect intelligible speech,...

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