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Corrections In S&VC's April 1998 issue, the correct name of the sound contracting company highlighted in the article "To Market" is Carolina Sound Communications,
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CorrectionsIn S&VC's April 1998 issue, the correct name of the sound contractingcompany highlighted in the article "To Market" is Carolina SoundCommunications, located in Charleston, SC. The installation site, EarthFare supermarket, is also located in Charleston. Evelyn Perry of CarolinaSound Communications provided photos for the article. In addition, Peter H.Putman's column "High Definition Television" in the May issue should havestated that Fox and ABC networks have adopted the 1,280 x 720 progressiveformat, not the 704 x 480 HDTV standard.

Vicon announces training scheduleVicon Industries, Hauppauge, NY, has organized its summer-fall schedule oftraining classes for the CCTV industry. Sessions are conducted inHauppauge, the Dallas/Fort Worth area and Las Vegas. These classes are freeof charge and are offered to dealers, specifiers and end-users.Reservations can be made by calling Vicon at 800-645-9116, ext. 443.

Leaf takes over 3GLeaf Ltd., an electronics manufacturer based in Northern Ireland, has takenover the current and future product offerings of audio console manufacturer3G Ltd., Essex, UK. Most of the manufacturing and development of 3Gproducts will continue to be undertaken in the UK.

Bi-Tronics relocatesBi-Tronics has relocated its headquarters to 10 Skyline Drive, Hawthorne,NY 10532; phone: 800-666-0996; fax: 800-569-4244; Bi-Tronics is a supplier of connectors, assemblies,cables and power supplies.

HAI recognizedHome Automation, Inc. (HAI), New Orleans, has been chosen as the 1998 HomeAutomation Association (HAA) Mark of Excellence Award winner in themanufacturer advertising and promotions category. HAI is a nationalmanufacturer of automation and HVAC products for residential and commercialapplications.

TOA launches Web siteTOA Electronics, South San Francisco, has created a Web site that includes data on the company's entire productline. The site allows users to view and print product spec sheets andfeatures a full-text search function.

AMX and PHAST partner with LevitonAMX, Dallas, and its wholly owned subsidiary, PHAST by AMX, have signed aletter of intent to partner with Leviton Manufacturing. Leviton, withheadquarters in Little Neck, NY, is a producer of electrical and electronicproducts for the industrial, commercial and residential markets. Thepartnership broadens the scope of both companies' home automation andcontrol connectivity using existing products.

Sonic Systems changes name and relocatesSonic Systems, a manufacturer of omnidirectional loudspeakers, will now beknown as Soundsphere, a division of Sonic Systems. The company is alsomoving its manufacturing and distribution operation to 10 Research Drive,Stratford, CT 06497; phone: 203-386-9200; fax: 203-386-0773.

On-line DSP training offeredAnalog Devices, Norwood, MA, in conjunction with TechOnLine, Waltham, MA,is offering an Internet-based training course for Analog Devices' VisualDSPdevelopment environment for designing DSP-based systems. The self-pacedcourse will be available free of charge through TechOnLine University

Paoletti Associates receives awardThe International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) has selectedPaoletti Associates, San Francisco, to receive its 1998 TechnicalAchievement Caliber Award. The award is presented to the firm that bestrepresents a continued commitment to design excellence and consultingsupport of the design community.

ADI acquires Alarm SuppliersADI, a Syosset, NY-based distributor of security, low-voltage andstructured cabling products, has acquired Alarm Suppliers. As a result ofthe transaction, ADI has five new locations in northern CA, including SantaClara, Sacramento, San Leandro, Fresno and San Francisco.

Clair Brothers goes on-lineClair Brothers, Lititz, PA, has established a Web site featuring an on-linecatalog of manufactured audio products, client information and overviews ofthe company's divisions. It is located at

JBL to open manufacturing centerJBL Professional will open a custom loudspeaker manufacturing center at thecompany's main Northridge, CA, manufacturing campus. It will incorporateall of the operations currently performed at JBL's Kearney, NE, facility.

ASK and Proxima sign merger agreementASK asa, Fredrikstad, Norway, and Proxima, San Diego, have signed a mergeragreement whereby Proxima becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of ASK. Theacquisition is intended to strengthen ASK's distribution and presence inthe U.S. multimedia projector marketplace.

Stanley honoredThe TEF committee of Gold Line, West Redding, CT, has named Gerald Stanleyas the first recipient of the annual Heiser Award for his contribution tothe field of acoustical design and measurement. Stanley, on behalf of CrownInternational, developed the TEF10, the first dedicated time delayspectrometry (TDS) analyzer.

SoundTube establishes Web siteSoundTube Entertainment, Park City, UT, has created a Web site The loudspeaker manufacturer's site offers informationon product analysis, applications, specifications, client listings andinstallations.




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