July 2009

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July 2009


Technology Showcase: Flatpanel Mounts

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By Jay Ankeney

The mounts for flatpanel displays have become indispensable assets in maximizing the return on investment of LCD or plasma screens...

Technology Showcase: Remote-controlled and Networked Power Amplifiers

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By Bennett Liles

With the coming of digital audio networks and new protocols augmenting existing serial control technologies, the world of power amplifier control and monitoring has become an increasingly exciting and innovative realm...

Anatomy of an Install

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By Jessaca Gutierrez

When it comes to anatomy lab AV installations, perhaps none have been quite so intelligently designed as the one at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn...


Audio Review: Crown Audio I-Tech I-T12000 HD

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By John McJunkin

Amplifiers have become vastly more sophisticated over the years, and I would guess that amp designers from 50 years ago would probably faint if they could climb into a time machine and see what we have today...


Building Blocks

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By Don Kreski

So you’re ready to upgrade your website, or perhaps you’re ready to build a site for the first time. You have a lot of ideas, but how do you go about making it happen?...

Heart of Change

By Michael Goldman

InfoComm International is reporting solid attendance and exhibitor figures...

POV: Exploring AV Megatrends

By Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D.

Albert Einstein once said, “I never think of the future—it comes fast enough.” There are few among us who are disciplined enough to put aside the concerns of today to ponder the opportunities of tomorrow...


Installation Spotlight: Teach and Post

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By Bennett Liles

When De Anza College in Cupertino, Calif., decided to create a classroom for environmental science courses that allowed faculty members to record their lectures for students to view on-demand at home, ...

The Buzz: Installation Spotlight: Audio Circus

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Staff Report

The Mertz Theatre is well-known in the Sarasota, Fla., area and to anyone who has witnessed a performance in the historic facility...

Associations Focus: CEDIA Expo 2009: Convenience and Cost Savings for Attendees and Exhibitors

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Tradeshows are some of the most cost-effective sales tools available to companies and consumers alike...

Associations Focus: InfoComm 09 Largest Pro AV Show Ever Held on East Coast

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InfoComm 09 was the biggest commercial AV show ever held on the East Coast, with more than 29,000 AV professionals attending from more than 80 countries...

Associations Focus: Obtain New Success Strategies at NSCA Conference

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Improving your bottom line is one success strategy, but improving customer satisfaction and understanding the next generation of system integrators and the latest marketing tools are all proven strategies to outsmart your competition...

What's New

Lectrosonics ASPEN Audio Processor Network

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Lectrosonics announces the introduction of the ASPEN (Audio Signal Processing Expansion Network) product line...

Clockaudio Retracta and Litetouch Microphones

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Clockaudio presents the Retracta series of now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t retractable mics and the new touch-sensitive Litetouch device...

Calypso Systems Classroom WCM-RF Audio System

Clear communication that facilitates active student and teacher collaboration is an integral part of the 21st century learning experience...

RidgeLogic Development SceneStudio Online Playback Application

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RidgeLogic Development announces the beta release of SceneStudio Online, a revolutionary product allowing multimedia presentations to be played back virtually anywhere...

Vaddio ControlView XHD PTZ Camera Controller

Vaddio introduces the new ControlView XHD, an automated robotic PTZ camera controller with HD, RGBHV, and SD video switching...

SmartAVI StretcherPro Videowall Solution

SmartAVI unveiled its newly redesigned StretcherPro display wall solution...

Canon Mark II D and SX80 Mark II D Projectors

Canon announced the addition of two new high-resolution Realis multimedia projectors, the WUX10 Mark II D and SX80 Mark II D...

Mitsubishi XD600U Projector

Mitsubishi expands its projector product lineup with a series of new portable projectors that weigh less than 8lbs. and blast more than 4000 lumens...

Bretford Manufacturing Intelligent Laptop Computer Power Management Cart

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Bretford Manufacturing has introduced the first laptop computer carts smart enough to protect and preserve the valuable technology equipment inside of them...

IHSEusa DXXi Fiber Extenders

IHSEusa introduces the new DXXi fiber extenders supporting dual-link DVI, USB 2.0, and KVM applications...

Hall Research Technologies UV232-B RS-232 Sender and Receiver Kit

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Hall Research Technologies is launching its new UV232-B, VGA and bidirectional RS-232 sender and receiver kit...

Tripp Lite AV550SC Power Block

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Tripp Lite AV550SC addresses problems that are encountered when designing AV systems that now include a router and modem...

Tributaries Right-angle HDMI Connector

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Tributaries continues its trend of providing integrators with problem-solving ideas with its new right-angle HDMI adapters...

MultiDyne HDMI-ONE HDMI and DVI Fiber Link

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MultiDyne is introducing the HDMI-ONE, a low-cost HDMI and DVI fiber link with HDCP copyright protection support...

SurgeX SX1120iP Power Conditioner

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SurgeX announces the unveiling of its SX1120iP, the first in a series of IP addressable power conditioners...

EAW DX1208 DSP Matrix Mixer

EAW introduces the DX1208 DSP matrix mixer...




Survey: What's Important in a Videowall?

AV Technology is gauging the industry's perceptions of LED displays. End-users, integrators, and design partners are called upon to take this brief survey to weigh in on the state of LED display technology and the value it provides from installation to day-to-day operation. Click ...read more