January 2002

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Features

The Subtleties of Video Quality

By Richard J. Welk

Lab experiments demonstrate why we need accurate signal throughput to high-resolution monitors....

CEDIA Applauds NBC

NBC announced that select events of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics will be broadcast in high definition in cooperation with HDNet. It's a testament...

Columns

Perhaps Less Really Is More, After All

NATHANIEL HECHT

THE AUDIO ENGINEERING SOCIETY CONVENTION TOOK PLACE IN New York City at the Javitz Center from November 30 through December 3, 2001, postponed from its...

THE RIGHT ENDORSEMENT

ALAN KRUGLAK

The Sales Power of Reference Letters...

TALL TALES FROM THE FIELD

By Jerry Rigg

ONE BUSY FRIDAY, I was in my office reviewing project cost reports, noting that a box of 8-32 trusshead machine screws had been attributed to the rack...

Departments

INDUSTRY NOTES

Polycom Acquires ASPI Company ends year with its fourth major purchase of 2001 In its fourth acquisition of 2001, Polycom purchased Atlanta Signal Processors...

FORMULA OF THE MONTH

TED UZZLE

Clocking Sound SOUND IS EVERYWHERE. It goes from top to bottom, side to side, and all around. We measure its characteristics as it goes past using the...

Web Watch

www.intelix.com Switching its role from online showroom to full-service resource, the Intelix Web site now features information on A/V design concepts...

CONGRATULATIONS

The Emmy Goes to Faroudja, a division of Sage Inc., was awarded its third Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Faroudja's 30...

On the Move

Building Klipsch Klipsch announced plans for new engineering facilities in Indianapolis. The Arkansas-based operation will move near Klipsch's headquarters...

AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS AND ACQUISITIONS

Pinnacle Systems Inc. acquired all intellectual property, software rights, products, other assets and certain liabilities of Fast Multimedia, a developer...

PEOPLE NEWS

Buford Jones is Meyer Sound's tour liaison manager. Luke Jenks is director of European technical supportHarris Corporation appointed Jay Adrick as its...

Feedback Forum

Light Measurement Tools for Video Steve Somers wrote an article in the June 2001 issue: Bad Video, Good Video. I would like to ask him if he has some...

UPCOMING EVENTS

February 11-15Syn-Aud-Con SeminarPhoenix, AZ www.synaudcon.com 18-20NSCA BizSkills v.01 Business/Sales SeminarTampa, FL www.nsca.org 22-23Certified Audio...

Issue Focus Hot Topic: Boardrooms and MCSi

Hot Topic: Boardrooms and MCSi Despite the recent decrease in business travel, boardrooms will not sit empty. In the midst of economic downturn and decreased...

Technical Awards

17th Annual Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards Held The 17th Annual Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards were held Saturday, December 1,...

What's New

Audio Spotlight

Powered Mixer/Amplifier Sony Electronicswww.sony.com/professional The SRP-X351P audio/video mixer/power-amplifier is designed for applications such as...

Video Spotlight

Multimedia Monitor Electrograph Systemswww.electrograph.com Featuring both PC and video accessibility, the 17-inch DTS17V is a TFT-LCD flat-panel monitor....

Test, Control, Lighting and Maintenance Products

Modular Adapter Ideal Industries Inc.www.idealindustries.com Ideal's Smart6 is designed to make voice testing fast and trouble-free. This inline telephone...

Installation Products

Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Telephone Interface The XAP TH2 replaces the XAP TH1 as Gentner's telephone device that routes audio from a single telephone line into Gentner's XAP800...

Publications, Test, Control, Lighting and Maintenance

Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Software With Version 3.0 of Terrasonde's Contractor's Software package installed, the Audio Toolbox can now be used to test speech intelligibility and...

Main Features

Finding the Perfect Projector

By Peter H. Putman, CTS

How to choose a projector without losing your mind or breaking your budget....

The Make or Break Deal

By Peter Mapp

Don't let the architect's delight become the sound engineer's nightmare....

Keys to Security

By Steve Filippini

From knowing the neighbors to installing a card access system: what's best for your clients in this era of increased security....

Installation Profiles

SIMPLE BY DESIGN

By Gregory A. DeTogne

At Gentex, corporate audio gets big on features, low on price and easy in use....

Summer School Install

By Elaine Jones

Summer break yields fast-track renovation of law school's A/V....

Video Projections

IT'S IN THE MIX

PETER H. PUTMAN, CTS

RGB Scaler/Switchers...

Contractor's Toolbox

TO FOCUS AND PROJECT

GLEN BALLOU

Looking at Lenses...

Industry Associations

ICIA Statement Moves to Eliminate Confusion with Terrorist Group

The International Communications Industries Association, in a move to eliminate confusion, announced today that its international trade shows and brand...

See It All at NSCA Expo!

Featuring the hottest products and expert discussion on the industry's leading issues, the 2002 NSCA Systems Integration Expo will light up Denver's Colorado...

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