December 2002

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December 2002

Columns

The Wacky World of DTTV

NATHANIEL HECHT

DEADLINES. WE KNOW ABOUT THOSE IN THE PUBLISHING WORLD, and they are fast approaching for the TV broadcast community when it comes to the big conversion...

THE CONNECTED CONFERENCE ROOM

JAMES DIAS

During the past decade, corporations have spent millions of dollars equipping their meeting rooms, conference rooms, and training facilities with sophisticated...

A Dirty Little Secret

By Nathaniel Hecht

WERE YOU AWARE that consumer electronic products account for 40 percent of the lead in landfills, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)?...

Departments

Install of the Month

With the advent of new, state-of-the-art LED display technology, a whole new dimension has been added to the conventional billboards people have become...

CONTRACTOR'S WEB WATCH

www.dmxmusic.com/business DMX Music has launched a commercial affiliate Web site. The Web site is a tool for domestic sales and service affiliates to...

ASSOCIATIONS

NSCA Releases 2003 Essentials of Systems Integration The NSCA has released the 2003 version of its Essentials of Systems Integration CD-ROM. A comprehensive...

REPRESENTATIVE AND DISTRIBUTION NEWS

Winsted Corp. has appointed Dallas-based ProVideo as its representative for video products in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi. Marantz...

FEEDBACK

Where Do I Go from Here? Recently, I submitted a bid for the purchase of numerous video projectors (new and replacements) that would be installed across...

PUBLICATIONS

TOA Electronics (www.toaelectronics.com) has released a new speaker guide. Written for sound contractors and systems integrators, the reference guide...

OFFICE SPACE

Opticis Relocates South Korean Headquarters Opticis Company has nearly quadrupled the size of its facilities in South Korea to increase its production...

AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ACQUISITIONS

AMX and RGB Spectrum have collaborated to provide systems integrators with streamlined plug-and-play solutions for boardrooms, videoconferencing facilities,...

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 9-12 2003 International CESLas Vegaswww.cesweb.org 16-19 Winter NAMMAnaheim, Californiawww.namm.com March 3-6 ShoWestLas Vegaswww.showest.com...

INDUSTRY NEWS

AVI Forms Educational Market Division Audio Visual Innovations (AVI) has formed the Creative Learning Division. The division will deal solely with the...

PEOPLE NEWS

Audio Biz has appointed Kevin Shaw to its sales staff. Ron Tunks Sales added Brent Moore as its regional sales representative for South Carolina. Rich...

What's New

audio products

Active Balancer Genelecwww.genelec.com The DI8A converts an unbalanced line signal to a balanced line signal, minimizing its susceptibility to electronic...

video products

Film Trac Associateswww.tracassociates.com TransVu rear-projection semitransparent film delivers high-contrast, high-resolution images while allowing...

a/v accessories

Universal Interface Kit Extron Electronicswww.extron.com The RGB 192 Kit features an RGB 192V universal, analog computer-video interface with audio. It...

Installation Profiles

Southern Versatility

By Lawrence Graham and Bradley Weber

Live stage performances almost always need some kind of sound system. Those systems can range from relatively simple speech reinforcement systems to complicated...

Video Projections

CEDIA EXPO 2002

PETER H. PUTMAN, CTS

CEDIA Expo 2002 the high-end home-theater show that continues to amaze, entertain, educate, and grow had more than 19,000 people attend this year in Minneapolis,...

Contractor's Toolbox

A WORLD OF HURT

ALLAN SOIFER

These days everyone talks about communicating by fiber-optic lines as the natural successor to copper wire, or radiated energy. Ever since glass fiber...

Articles

Going the Distance

Rosanne Soifer

Have a question when you're in class? Don't raise your hand click a button. Not too long ago, mentioning the term distance learning often elicited reactions...

Now Hear This

Russell Gentner

Every classroom in North America should have a sound system. That may sound like a crazy idea, but it's not that far-fetched. Educators across America...

Understanding the Volume Unit

Alvin Sydnor

Every professionally designed audio system must be based on established industry specifications and standards. System parameters cover everything from...

Tailored for Sound

Ron Freiheit

Music education and performance spaces have distinct acoustical requirements. The study of music is dependent upon the ability to learn and hear even...

Electronic Lifestyles Awards

CEDIA HONORED 24 MEMBERS at its annual expo in Minneapolis for excellence in the custom electronics design and installation industry. The Electronic Lifestyles...

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