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March 2000

March 2000


Electrosonic wins awards

Cindy Holst

Electrosonic won two awards at the A-V Business and Technology awards in London. The company was presented with the excellence in the use of videowall…

AVS launches Web site

Cindy Holst

Audio Video Supply has launched its Web site at The site offers a variety of products from video security systems to professional broadcast…

Mackie and EAW sign letter of intent

Cindy Holst

Mackie Designs and Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) have signed a non-binding letter of intent by which Mackie will purchase all shares of EAW. Both companies…

Informission acquires Sederta

Cindy Holst

Informission Group announces an agreement to acquire Sederta, a company that designs and markets IEEE 1394/FireWire high-speed communication solutions….

Clarity signs OEM agreement with Philips

Cindy Holst

Clarity Visual Systems and Philips Consumer Electronics, acting through its creative display solutions business unit, announced the signing of an OEM…

ICIA launches Electronic Cinema Alliance

Cindy Holst

The International Communications Industries Association (ICIA) announced the launch of the Electronic Cinema Alliance (ECA), a coalition of more than…

Oval Window launches website

Cindy Holst

Oval Window Audio, Nederland, CO, announces the launch of its website at Visitors can find information and articles pertaining…

Miranda and DPS team

Cindy Holst

Miranda Technologies and Digital Processing Systems reached an agreement to share technology that allows DPS’ 470AV serial digital A-V synchronizer and…

DMX opens Denver office

Cindy Holst

DMX Music has opened a sales office in Denver. Eddie Hafner, Sound Product’s former owner, serves as general manger for the Denver office. Senior vice…

JLG and Riwal enter joint venture

Cindy Holst

JLG Industries has entered into a joint venture agreement for the operation of RiRent Europe, an equipment operation developed to service rental companies…

ECF awarded federal grant

Cindy Holst

The Dallas Community College District, the Educational Communications Foundation (ECF) and other partner institutions across the country announced that…

Sonance expands operations

Cindy Holst

Sonance has moved its center of operations to 212 Avenida Fabricante, San Clemente, CA 92672. The headquarters consolidates personnel and services from…

Stento forms alliance with Ultrak

Cindy Holst

Stento USA, Kansas City, MO, has formed a non-exclusive strategic alliance with Ultrak, Lewisville, TX. By forming this alliance, both companies jointly…

Richmond Sound Design announces new phone numbers

Cindy Holst

Richmond Sound Design announces that new telephone numbers are in effect. The direct administration number is 604-718-0580; the direct sales number is…

CEA joins with

Cindy Holst

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced an alliance with to provide CEA members with’s business surplus exchange…

Richardson Electronics uses

Cindy Holst

Richardson Electronics has added to its roster of Internet inventory locator sites. PowerFind allows buyers and engineers to locate and…

Larson Davis announces new product group

Cindy Holst

Following the creation of its Industrial Product Group, Larson Davis announces the creation of Larson Davis Environmental. LDE has been created for focus…

Sony purchases information network

Cindy Holst

Sony Electronics has purchased the Sony Video Information Network, a video-on-demand videoconferencing resource. This tool, available via ISDN or the…

Da-Lite expands facility

Cindy Holst

Da-Lite Screen Company has expanded its Blue Ash, OH, facility, which formerly housed the company’s rear projection manufacturing operation. The expansion…

Security Associates acquires Monark Central Dispatch

Cindy Holst

Security Associates, Arlington Heights, IL, announces the acquisition of Monark Central Dispatch, Metairie, LA. The station monitors more than 25,000…

Willow Vale introduces design service

Cindy Holst

Willow Vale Electronics introduces a free sound consultation design and management service call De-Zine-Line. The service includes a consultant on call…

Studer expands

Cindy Holst

Studer North America, a distribution company of the Studer line of professional audio equipment, has been formed from a merger of Studer USA, Studer Nashville…

Panasonic and Simplex enter agreement

Cindy Holst

The Security Systems group of Panasonic Security & Digital Imaging has entered into a technology partnering agreement with Simplex Time Recorder. The…

NSCA teaches AIA members

Cindy Holst

The NSCA announces that the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has approved select NSCA education courses for its Architects Continuing Education…

Odyssey Design Labs announces name change and restructuring

Cindy Holst

Odyssey Design Labs will no longer manufacture under the Odyssey Design Labs label; the company has officially changed its name to ODL. ODL has also introduced…

Fluke acquires Wavetek division and product line

Cindy Holst

Fluke has acquired the precision measurement division of Wavetek Wandel Goltermann and the WWG test tools product line. Fluke will maintain the Wavetek…

Crown awards Soundelux

Cindy Holst

Crown named Soundelux Showworks its most improved contractor of the year. Soundelux Showworks, Orlando, FL, has installed Crown products in the American…

Theo Kalomirakis Theaters moves

Cindy Holst

Theo Kalomirakis Theaters has moved its offices. The new address is 35 W. 36th Street, 10th Floor East, New York, NY 10018. Contact the company by phone…

Otari relocates Southeast offices

Cindy Holst

Otari announces the relocation of its Southeast regional offices to Nashville, TN, at 1214 17th Avenue South. The new offices have a demonstration facility,…

Panja and enter agreement

Cindy Holst

Panja, Dallas, and, St. Louis, announced an agreement in which Panja customers and subscribers to its Broadband Blast service will have…


A look at line arrays

Glenn Leembruggen

The directional behavior of line arrays is due to three main factors. The first is the relative differences in the path length from a point in space to…


Bruce Borgerson

Meeting the sound reinforcement needs of the Sydney Opera House’s Opera Theatre.The Sydney Opera House is certainly one of the busiest, if not the busiest,…

NSCAExpo2000:A preview

Chuck Wilson

From electrical contractors to the ever-evolving computer world, it seems that everyone would like a piece of our industry, and as technology advances…

Looking ahead

Kim Doyle

The NSCA University, originally featured at last year’s Expo, continues to present high-tech solutions for a technologically progressive industry.It may…

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