January 2003

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January 2003

Features

LCD Touch-Panel Controllers

Chris Steinwand

As daily life becomes more dependent on technology, customers and clients are looking for improved ways to interface with the many devices that surround...

Assistive Listening Systems

Nathaniel Hecht

Ensuring the audio experience for all. Whenever assistive listening systems (ALS) are mentioned in the media, there is usually some reference to the Americans...

Systems Contractors and the ADA

George Petersen

Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990, there has been no shortage of confusion regarding the definitions of exactly whom...

Columns

Looking Back, Moving Forward

GEORGE PETERSEN

IT HAS OFTEN BEEN SAID THAT IN LIFE, THE ONLY CONSTANT IS change, and this axiom certainly applies to the contracting industry. When Sound & Video Contractor...

A JOYFUL NOISE

ALLAN SOIFER

The word church often evokes the thought of grand high-vaulted ceilings, great cathedrals, stone pillars, and so on. Worship halls of that genre may require...

Departments

Install of the Month

Bryan Hinckley

When Dharma Master Hsin Tao envisioned the Museum of World Religions more than ten years ago, he imagined a public sanctuary that would celebrate the...

20 YEARS AGO IN THE INDUSTRY

Editor's Note: As part of S&VC's 20th anniversary, we will be bringing you 20 Years Ago in the Industry, a retrospective glimpse of the industry and S&VC...

REPRESENTATIVE AND DISTRIBUTION NEWS

Russound has appointed three new independent sales companies to represent it. KA Marketing will cover the Southwest area, including Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma,...

PEOPLE NEWS

Summit Audio named Paul Grove as its senior product manager and Damon Gramont as its sales manager. QSC Audio Products appointed Ray Van Straten to retail...

AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ACQUISITIONS

Escient Convergence, a brand of audio and video convergence products, and OpenGlobe, a technology and entertainment services provider, intend to combine...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Audiolease Is Reborn Audiolease has been relaunched following the purchase of Electrotec Productions by Steve Sunderland from its owner, Aura Systems....

FEEDBACK

A Nice Balance I want to commend you on your articles that continuously offer technical insight and problem-solving. However, I find myself ripping the...

What's New

audio products

Software Upgrade Symetrixwww.symetrixaudio.com SymNet Designer 2.0 is the third software upgrade to SymNet, which is a modular audio-routing and digital...

video products

Switchers HRS Technologieswww.hrstechnologies.com The MSR5 series consists of ultrawide-bandwidth, RGBHV vertical interval matrix switchers. With more...

a/v accessories

Switcher Extron Electronicswww.extron.com You can create twisted pair systems with the TPX 88 twisted pair matrix switcher. Routing and switching high-resolution...

Installation Profiles

sonic renewal

By Gregory DeTogne

Your money may not buy as much as it used to, but by any measure, $1.5 million is still a tidy sum of loot. In retrospect, it was an unspeakably huge...

Video Projections

LET'S GET REAL

PETER H. PUTMAN, CTS

In the past year, I had the opportunity to participate in a Projection Industry Summit Conference, coordinated by Insight Media and McLaughlin Consulting....

Articles

ASSOCIATIONS

Distributed Audio Award Winners Announced Electronic House Expo (EHX) announced the winners of its first annual Distributed Audio Awards during the 2002...

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 16-19 Winter NAMMAnaheim, Californiawww.namm.com February 26-March 1 Electronic House ExpoOrlando, Floridawww.ehexpo.com March 3-6 ShoWestLas...

PUBLICATIONS

Technology of Video and Audio Streaming, by David Austerberry and published by Focal Press (www.focalpress.com), helps you learn the end-to-end process,...

Patience and Persistence

Kevin Barlow

Most veteran sales reps in the contractor industry have a decidedly set opinion when it comes to church buyers. Yet dealing with the worship market has...

Sweet, Sweet Music

Richard Honeycutt

Choosing and positioning choir microphones is one of the most challenging aspects of sound-system design and installation for traditional worship centers....

The Sound of Silence

Stefan Carmien

Buddhism first came to the United States in the late 19th century, but only in the past 30 years has there been a relative explosion of American Buddhist...

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