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Soundtracs redesigns website Soundtracs has redesigned its website at Users can download high-resolution images and receive news from
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Oct 1, 2000 12:00 PM, Cindy Holst

Soundtracs redesigns websiteSoundtracs has redesigned its website at Users can download high-resolution images and receive news from the press office.

Agilent licenses technologyAgilent Technologies signed a licensing agreement with SyntheSys Research for its error-analysis technology. This technology allows engineers the ability to uncover the causes behind errors in digital components and system hardware. Agilent will develop and globally market bit error ratio products that incorporate SyntheSys' BitAlyzer technology.

Fletcher ElectroAcoustics acquires Trident-MTAPMI Audio Group announces that Fletcher ElectroAcoustics, maker of Joemeek, has acquired the assets of Malcolm Toft Associates. Malcom Toft, founder of Trident consoles in 1972, will supervise the console division of Fletcher ElectroAcoustics. The new company, Trident Audio Developments, will be known as Trident-MTA.

Belden and Panduit launch cabling solutionBelden Electronics division and Panduit Network Connectivity group announce the launch of the Integrity structured cabling solution, an end-to-end system comprising Belden's networking cabling, and termination, management and identification products from Panduit. Belden and Panduit are offering four main Integrity channel solution packages: Integrity 5e, Integrity 5e+, Integrity 6 and Integrity Fiber.

QSC expands online libraryQSC Audio has expanded its online Technical Services library, allowing contractors to download drawings of QSC products. The drawings, in DXF format, can be imported into AutoCAD and other computer-aided design programs to assist contractors in creating front and rear rack elevations.

AVW Audio Visual opens sales officeAVW Audio Visual has opened a sales office in Atlanta and will be expanding the office into a full service branch operation. The staff of the Atlanta office includes John Kivlighan, Barry Rummel and Jeff Parker.

PCB and Bruel join forcesThe PCB Group of companies and Bruel Bertrand Johnson Acoustics have concluded an agreement to unite efforts to distribute and market BBJA's acoustic measuring products. The agreement involves all PCB Group companies, but especially those focusing in the acoustics market - Larson Davis and The Modal Shop.

Lightwave Communications movesLightwave Communications announces the completion of its 50,000 ft squared headquarters. Located in Milford, CT, the office is three times the size of the prior facility and will accommodate larger engineering and manufacturing departments. The new address is 100 Washington St., Milford, CT 06460-3133. Phone and fax numbers are unchanged.

Barco enters partnershipsBarco has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with three rental and staging companies: Alford Media (Dallas, TX), Hi-Tech Rentals (Atlanta) and Proline Audio-Visual Rentals (Seattle). This agreement includes the sale of 30 of Barco's ELM R12 Extreme Light Machine projectors.

CEA and NCTA reach agreementThe Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and the National Cable Television Association (NCTA) have reached agreements that will allow future consumer digital television (DTV) sets and digital cable systems to work together. The agreements detail the technical specifications that will enable consumers to receive DTV programming and services over cable systems.

Neutrik USA updates websiteNeutrik USA announces its improved website, www./ The site features catalog pages with direct links to drawings in Adobe PDF files, direct links to authorized distributors and sales representatives, and new products from Neutrik.

Stento acquires Philips intercom and nurse-call businessStento has entered into an agreement with Philips Electronics to acquire its intercom and nurse-call business. As a result of this acquisition, Stento will obtain Philips' advanced nurse-call system. The agreement gives Stento the rights to use the Philips brand name for two years and to market, sell and distribute the system. Philips employees associated with the intercom and nurse-call divisions are located in Oslo and will become a separate unit of the Stento Communication and Security (CSS) business organization.

IPRO introduces educational fundThe Independent Professional Representatives Organization (IPRO) introduces the Tex Morton Educational Fund. The fund, created by donations from members, manufacturers and other interested industry supporters, exists to promote the education, professionalism and quality of IPRO representative firms. Sponsorships to the fund will be applied to support a portion of the costs of IPRO's education programs.

Philips relocatesPhilips Communication, Security and Imaging has relocated to 850 Greenfield Road, Lancaster, PA 17601-5874. The new facility, located in the Greenfield Corporate Center, includes 66,000 ft squared (6,131 m squared)of office space and 147,000 ft squared (13,656 m squared) of manufacturing and warehousing sectors.

Shure updates websiteShure has reorganized its website at into six sections. Among these sections, visitors will find such new content as an expanded artist endorser section, the Shure logo wear shop and a shopping cart facility for literature requests. An FAQ function replace s the site's old Applications FAQ document.

ConnectSound launches search engineConnectSound has revealed a new search engine on its website. The search capabilities enable visitors to search products by manufacturer, keyword, price, power rating, portability, category and various other methods. The engine is designed for combinations of searching criteria and will help visitors find the products they seek.

Co-founder passes awayGraham-Patten Systems mourns the passing of Michael D. Patten, the company's co-founder, chief technology officer and chairman, from a stroke at age 53. Patten held a B.Sc. from the University of Birmingham; he was the architect and principal design engineer for Graham-Patten Systems' ESAM and D/ESAM edit suite audio mixers. Mr. Patten is survived by his wife, mother and sister.

Watec announces GenwacWatec has established Genwac to represent the Watec line of cameras and accessories in North America. Distributors and installers of Watec cameras and prospective customers are invited to direct inquiries to Genwac.

TC Electronic enters agreementTC Electronic and Digital Harmony Technologies have entered into a license agreement. The agreement covers the IEEE 1394 technology developed by Digital Harmony, and will constitute a platform for the future development of TC Electronic products.

Sonance expands operationsSonance has moved its center of operations to 212 Avenida Faricante, San Clemente, CA 92672. The 44,000 ft squared (4,088 m squared) headquarters consolidates personnel and services from two locations into one site. In addition to hiring a project manager, design engineer and model maker for the research and development team, testing, research and development and facilities have been enhanced.




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