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February 2011

February 2011


Large-format Projectors and Screens Technology Showcase

by Bennett Liles

Over the past few years the market for large displays has opened dramatically, and the demand has been seen in every applicable display technology….

Power Conditioners Technology Showcase

By Mark Johnson

If you take all the technology and innovation that’s packed into much of the AV gear these days, how the gear functions basically comes down to theories, developments, and contributions from Benjamin Franklin and Nikola Tesla…

Live Sound Highlights from NAMM

by George Petersen

Winter NAMM isn’t exactly a contracting show. Yet scattered among the rows of booths hawking guitar straps, drumsticks, oboes, accordions, synths, DJ lighting, and fog machines, there’s a respectable amount of gear aimed toward the professional audio installer….

Music to Dine For

by Dan Daley

If you’re going to theme your new café franchise on the music after a particular artist, and if you’re going to do it in Nashville you know that the sound is going to have to be the first thing on the menu….


Waves Audio MultiRack Native

by Steve La Cerra

Waves Audio has answered the digital call with its MultiRack, a virtual rack that runs Waves Native plug-ins and works with a wide variety of audio interfaces.


Your Most Valuable Assets

by George Petersen

Items in your inventory, your shop building, and your vehicles are all obvious business assets. Yet while much of any company’s emphasis is on these tangibles, there’s another asset that cannot and should not be ignored: your customers. …

Roland at NAMM 2011

By Cynthia Wisehart

What does a pro AV journalist notice at NAMM? The Roland booth stood out for me….

Exclusive News

By Don Kreski

While most publications welcome well-written news releases, editors have another need that a press release can’t really address. …

Building Information Modeling

Provided by InfoComm International

The BIM Task Force, formed by the InfoComm board of directors in 2010, has completed a comprehensive document addressing Building Information Modeling (BIM)….


Great Deal on CEDIA University Courses at EHX

Last year at EHX, CEDIA unveiled a discount on CEDIA University education. This year CEDIA is continuing this tradition with an all-inclusive education pass available at EHX 2011. Take as many courses as you can fit into your schedule for one low price. …

NSCA Helps You Navigate 2011’s Policy Changes

With a new federal and state-level political landscape, many would think this upcoming legislative season would be much less of a threat, providing more opportunity to pass initiatives helpful to small businesses….

InfoComm to Pursue Amplified Audio System Performance Standards

InfoComm’s Board of Directors has authorized the development of a suite of standards for submission to ANSI. The Amplified Audio System Performance Standards suite will define performance requirements for an amplified audio system in an enclosed area….

Special Report: Digital Signage

The Experience of Digital Signage

Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., is a multimedia showcase that sets a new standard in fan experience.
Digital signage is central to that experience. …

Digital Signage as an Educational Asset

by Steve Fox

Hudson County Community College in Hudson County, N.J. is one of the fastest-growing colleges in the northeast. Along with this growth has been a continuing commitment to expand the college’s technological capabilities, including digital signage….

New Products

Extron Electronics IPCP 505 and IPCP 305

Extron Electronics has introduced the IPCP 505 and IPCP 305, two new IP Link control processors, designed to support larger configurable control systems….

Seymour-Screen Excellence Reference Fixed Frame

Acoustically transparent projection screen company Seymour-Screen Excellence announced the release of its new Reference Fixed Frame (RF) screens….

Peavey MediaMatrix NION nE

Peavey has announced the new MediaMatrix NION nE, a powerful DSP platform designed for cost efficiency in midmarket applications….

JBL Professional EON210P Portable PA System

JBL Professional EON210P Portable PA System
Promo teaser: JBL Professional introduced its EON210P portable PA system, a complete powered system that is compact, lightweight, and simple to use.

Christie LWU505

Christie launched its new LWU505 digital projector at the 2011 Integrated Systems Europe …

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