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S&VC to co-sponsor Goldline-TEF seminars S&VC is co-sponsoring Goldline/TEF training seminars during 1999. The first seminar will be held on the opening
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Mar 1, 1999 12:00 PM, Cindy Scullin

S&VC to co-sponsor Goldline-TEF seminarsS&VC is co-sponsoring Goldline/TEF training seminars during 1999. The firstseminar will be held on the opening day of NSCA, Thursday, April 29, from 2pm to 6 pm in conference room Bayou B of the Opryland Hotel and will coverhow to interpret and respond to specifications for RT60, speechintelligibility, setting time delays and direct vs. reflected energy sound.There is no charge for the seminar, but seating is limited to the first 100respondents. Another no-charge seminar will be held in conjunction with theCEDIA show this September.

Technical Grammy awarded Georg NeumannThe recipient of this year's technical Grammy is Georg Neumann GmbH,creator of the first mass-produced condenser mic as well as a series ofhigh-performance mics. This Grammy is awarded for contributions ofoutstanding technical significance to the recording field. Accepting theaward on behalf of Georg Neumann GmbH was Professor Dr. Jorg Sennheiser,President and CEO of the Sennhieser Electronic Corp.

West Penn Wire/CDT dedicates new headquartersIn conjuction with a three day rep. conference in Washington, PA, West PennWire/CDT dedicated a new headquarters office and tech center building. Thenew building houses inside sales dept., customer service, engineering,product managers, regional managers, sales/mktg. and accounting. The techcenter is for education of new products-seminars for West Penn customers,including specifiers.

Bencsik celebrates grand openingBencsik Associates, Ocala, FL, has moved. In addition to more expansiveoffices and warehousing, the larger facility houses a demonstration andclassroom area dubbed the Ocala Resource Center, a 2,500 ft2 (232.3 m2)room with a 14 foot (4.3 m) ceiling. The grand opening offered attendees 13hourly seminars.

ICIA's presentations playoffsThe International Communications Industries Association (ICIA) invitesdesigners and presentation professionals to enter the association's firstannual presentations playoffs, a competition to find North America's bestpresentations and presenters. In this Texas Instruments sponsored event,contestants will compete at ICIA's INFOCOMM International, June 10-12 inOrlando, FL. There is a $25 entry fee, and contestants may submit entriesin four categories: sales and marketing, education, government andmilitary, and trade associations.

Josephson Engineering allies with AudioControl IndustrialJosephson Engineering, San Jose, CA, and AudioControl Industrial, MountlakeTerrace, WA, announce a marketing and manufacturing alliance. AudioControlIndustrial will manufacture and market the Josephson series five mics usingmic capsules and other parts from Josephson. Josephson will oversee thecalibration methods of the series five mics and assist in setting up themanufacturing processes.

Meyer Sound announces 1999 SIM school datesMeyer Sound, Berkeley, CA, held its first session of 1999 SIM schoolclasses at its headquarters February 1-5. The remainder of this year'ssessions are scheduled for May 3-7, August 9-13 and December 6-10.Additional classes will be scheduled in other parts of the world. ContactMeyer Sound's headquarters at 510-486-1166 for this information. Thecourses are open to anyone involved in professional audio.

Laauser & Vohl named international distributor of the yearIn recognition of outstanding sales performance, customer support, andweekly communications, Lausser & Vohl, Stuttgart, Germany, has been honoredby White Instruments as international distributor of the year. The awardhighlights the firm's rather new relationship with White Instruments.

Paoletti Associates relocatesPaoletti Associates has relocated its office to 649 Mission Street, 5thfloor, San Francisco, CA 94105. Their telephone and fax numbers will remainthe same: 415-391-7610 (phone) and 415-391-0171(fax).

HB Communications movesHB Communications has moved its operation to 60 Dodge Ave., North Haven, CT06573. The new facility houses the company's engineering and technicaloperations with an expanded custom fabrication area. HB Group joins HBCommunications at its new address. Both companies' phone and fax numberswill remain the same.

CEDIA announces certification task forceMitchell Klein, the president of Custom Electronic Design and InstallationAssociation (CEDIA), Indianapolis, IN, created the certification task forceto resolve the issue of designer and installer certification. The group,headed by electronic industry consultant Fred Ampel, developed andimplemented the certification survey for evaluating designer's andinstaller's positions on the issue of industry certification. The taskforce has since been charged with the development of a designers andinstallers certification program, including recommendations on theadministration of such a program.

NEXO opens office in USAEuropean loudspeaker manufacturer NEXO has announced the opening ofcorporate headquarters in the United States and appointed Jim Sides head ofsales and distribution. The facility is located at 7950 Redwood Highway,Unit 3, Cotati, CA 94931 and brings technical and customer support channelscloser to American users. For more information, contact NEXO at the aboveaddress or at 707-793-9300 (phone) or 707-793-9310 (fax).

EAW purchases SIA software companyEastern Acoustic Works (EAW), Whitinsville, MA, has purchased SIA SoftwareCompany, New York. EAW president Ken Berger says the reasons for theacquisition are based solely on a shared vision between the two companiesregarding the direction of future product development and evolution. Bothcompanies will remain at their current headquarters, and Jamie Anderson hasbeen appointed product manger for SIA Software Company, based at EAWheadquarters.

Stanford Acoustics acquires Sammi, USAStandford Advanced Acoustics Technology, Danville, KY, has purchased SammiSound Technology, USA. Stanford will continue to offer a complete line ofprofessional sound reinforcement products as well as Sammi's line ofproducts. Product literature is available by calling 606-236-4050 or faxing606-236-7476.

Quested acquires new U.S. distributorQuested Monitoring Systems, the British studio monitor manufacturer, hasappointed a new distributor to represent its products in the USA. The newagency is Q.usa, headed by Brian Anderson, and it will operate out ofMadison, WI. Q.usa will undertake service and support of the Questedproducts already in the field, as well as all sales and marketingactivities for the United States. For more information, contact Anderson at462 North Baldwin Street, Madison, WI, 53703.

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