April 2003

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April 2003

Features

Boundary Microphones

Chris Steinwand

Sound concepts are really deceptively simple. To make sound, you have to move air. For humans that's the job of our vocal cords. To hear sound, you have...

Reviews

Panasonic PT-D7600U

Peter H. Putman, CTS

Panasonic's SXGA-resolution PT-D7600U front DLP projector attracted considerable interest at InfoComm 2002, and for a good reason. It and its companion...

Columns

Crossing Borders and Boundaries

MARK MAYFIELD

SOME 20 MONTHS AFTER 9/11, WHEN AMERICANS SLOW DOWN LONG enough to look around, they continue to see signs that their world has changed. Perhaps it's...

THE OUTSOURCING ALTERNATIVE

MARK MAYFIELD

In nearly every industry, in almost every business function, outsourcing has become a common business practice. Many companies use the services of outside...

Plug This!

By Sam Berkow

The professional audio community now there's a concept. The pro-audio community is a great example of market segmentation in the extreme just look at...

Departments

Install of the Month

Daniel Keller

As the world settles comfortably into the new millennium, China has begun to live up to its promise as a vast new frontier of economic and technological...

20 YEARS AGO IN THE INDUSTRY

Editor's Note: As part of S&VC's 20th anniversary, we are bringing you 20 Years Ago in the Industry, a retrospective glimpse of the industry and S&VC...

REPRESENTATIVE AND DISTRIBUTION NEWS

Electrograph Systems was appointed by Sanyo Fisher Company as a distributor of Sanyo plasma displays throughout the United States. Audix has added the...

PEOPLE NEWS

NEC Solutions (America) appointed Ron Gillies to senior vice president of its visual systems division. Barco Media, a division of BarcoProjection, appointed...

UPCOMING EVENTS

April25-262003 Small Rep Firm ForumBaltimorewww.era.org or www.manaonline.org May7-9ShowtechBerlinwww.showtech.de19-23InspirationCincinnatiwww.tfwm.com...

CONTRACTOR'S WEB WATCH]

www.hoffmanvideo.com After several months of development, Hoffman Video System's marketing department in partnership with Silicon Space, a San Diego based...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Quad Moves into Commercial Sound Market The name of Quad has extended its market base into the world of architectural acoustics under the banner of Quad...

OFFICE SPACE

Panamax Moves for Growth In response to its sustained growth, Panamax has moved its corporate headquarters and operations center to Petaluma, California....

PUBLICATIONS

The Consumer Electronics Association High End Audio Board has made available the It's All About the Performance demonstration guide (www.ce.org/performance)....

AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ACQUISITIONS

SpeakerCraft and CorAccess announced an alliance to deliver solutions for the whole-home integration market. Avesco plc will combine Screenco with Creative...

ASSOCIATIONS

ICIA Elects Governors and Officers The International Communications Industries Association (ICIA) has elected its 2003 Board of Governors and the presiding...

What's New

AUDIO PRODUCTS

Plug-Ins Denon Electronics www.usa.denon.com/pro A second set of eplug-in software has been released for the DN-D9000 dual CD player. Six plug-ins and...

VIDEO PRODUCTS

Projector Toshiba www.csd.toshiba.com The TDP-D1 is an ultrabright projector designed for presenters who need versatility, power, and portability. Weighing...

A/V ACCESSORIES

Optical Fiber Segment Richco www.richco-inc.com Part No. OFS90-30R is for fiber routing around a 90-degree turn. The design is low profile for tight spacing...

Installation Profiles

A South African DIAMOND

By Craig Astler

To accommodate growing passenger loads, South Africa's Johannesburg International Airport embarked on an ambitious project in 2000 to expand its domestic air terminal. DOMTEX, as the project was dubbed, was a huge undertaking....

Clean Signals

CMRR IN BALANCED INTERFACES: part 2

BILL WHITLOCK

A balanced interface can reject any interference whether because of ground voltage differences, magnetic fields, or electric fields as long as that interference...

Articles

Doing Business Across Borders

Mark Mayfield

As the world grows smaller because of increasingly efficient global communications and multinational corporations, chances are good that your business...

Safe and Sound

Dan Daley

The disastrous and lethal fire at the Station in Warwick, Rhode Island, last February shocked the nation. Ninety-nine patrons died after heavy metal rockers...

Innovations in Technology Awards

S&VC Staff

From now on, the spring awards season will no longer be dominated by talk of the famous gold statuettes coveted by Tinseltown. In the systems integration...

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