CONTRACTOR'S WEB WATCH To help educate consumers about the growing amounts of free over-the-air high-definition television (HDTV) programming, Zenith
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Nov 1, 2002 12:00 PM

To help educate consumers about the growing amounts of free over-the-air high-definition television (HDTV) programming, Zenith Electronics Corp. joined forces with Decisionmark Corp. to provide an interactive, online electronic program guide (EPG) that highlights digital TV channels and programs. Zenith's HDTV EPG is a customized version of Decisionmark's Technology Retail Zone, a source of digital TV reception information. Consumers can enter their addresses and quickly determine which local TV stations are broadcasting digitally and what programs are available in HDTV, and they can receive suggestions about antennas for optimal DTV reception at their locations.

Spinitar, an audiovisual systems integrator and presentation products provider, has launched a Web site to offer online evaluation and purchasing of projectors and projector accessories. The site features portable and desktop projectors for any presentation environment. Brands represented include Barco, Christie, InFocus, JVC, Mistubishi, Optoma, Panasonic, Plus, Proxima, Sony, and Toshiba. Customers can view product information, sale packages, and clearance specials as well as purchase the product online and track shipments. In addition, an interactive projector comparison chart displays product features and prices side by side.

Lexicon's Web site's new features are designed to provide end-users and dealers with an intuitive and interactive interface. The site also has the latest information on Lexicon's pro- and consumer-audio products. Lexicon's graphics department refined the site's look to make it easier to navigate. There are also product reviews, a reader survey, an expanded FAQ section, and the ability for end-users to upgrade their Lexicon products through downloads of the latest software enhancements. A new Knowledgeable section is divided into Professional, Consumer, Musician, Desktop Products, and Miscellaneous areas. An expanded Support section includes technical service announcements.

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