October 2002

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October 2002

Features

CEDIA to Sponsor Electronic House Expos

The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) announced an agreement with EH Publishing, principal owner and producer of the Electronic...

NSCA Expo Web Site Launched

The official Web site of the 2003 NSCA Systems Integration Expo, www.nscaexpo.org, has been launched. Besides allowing visitors to register for the show,...

ESCOM Puts out Call for Papers

Organizers of the fifth Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM5) have put out the first call for papers....

Columns

A Word About the LDI Expo

NATHANIEL HECHT

IT WASN'T LONG AGO THAT MANUFACTURERS WERE STILL BOLD enough (and empowered with marketing dollars) to branch out and try different approaches to market...

SERVICE AGREEMENTS

ALAN KRUGLAK

Some everyday things we take for granted are really much more complicated than they appear. Take the concept of communication. Communication is the process...

Stupid Human Tricks

By Nathaniel Hecht

IS ANYONE ELSE out there as worked up as I am about the state of airport security? To say that I have to travel a lot as the editor of S&VC is an understatement....

Departments

Install of the Month

A Lighthouse LED billboard screen measuring 5,373 square feet the largest outdoor LED billboard in the world has been unveiled alongside the Long Island...

PEOPLE NEWS

QSC Audio Products hired Phillip L. Manor as the product planner for Loudspeaker Products. Alan C. Brawn has joined Samsung's Digital Information Technology...

REPRESENTATIVE AND DISTRIBUTION NEWS

The ATC Studio Control Monitor 300 Active Super Linear Pro speakers are now available in the United States through Transamerica Audio Group of Las Vegas....

AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ACQUISITIONS

ACE Audiovisual, a New York-based audiovisual and video-conferencing services company, formed a working partnership with Compass Partners. The alliance...

PUBLICATIONS

OnQ Technologies (www.onqtech.com) introduced a new 93-page catalog, which highlights the company's product line, product packages, and the marketing...

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 18-20 LDI 2002Las Vegaswww.ldishow.com October 31-November 2 Broadcast India 2002 ExhibitionMumbai, Indiawww.saicom.com/broadcastindia November...

OFFICE SPACE

SVS Relocates in Florida SVS, manufacturer of motorized lift systems for projectors and plasma screens, relocated its production facility and sales offices...

CONTRACTOR'S WEB WATCH

www.phoenixgold.com/innovativehome Phoenix Gold Innovative Home, a manufacturer of high-fidelity speakers and accessories for the custom home and home-theater...

AWARD WINNERS

PLASA Recognizes Product Excellence The Professional Lighting and Sound Association (PLASA) annual exhibition in London pulled in a record 64 new product...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Extron Electronics and Inline Combine Operations Extron Electronics and Inline have announced that the two computer-video interfacing companies have combined...

OPPORTUNITIES

Da-Lite Offers Certified Course Da-Lite Screen Company was approved as an AIA/CES provider for the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education...

What's New

audio products

Switcher/Amplifier FSRwww.fsrinc.com The TN-2105 is a computer and audio distribution amplifier and switcher designed to help stabilize signals sent over...

video products

Projectors Christiewww.christiedigital.com The Vivid LX33 and Vivid LX41 are the latest additions to the Vivid series of high-performance projectors built...

a/v accessories

Surface-Access Solution Extron Electronicswww.extron.com New to the Hideaway Surface Access family is the HSA 200 Series, whose products provide inconspicuous...

Installation Profiles

PEACE in the VALLEY

By Ronald McKay and Randal Willis

Clad in richly textured sandstone and rising ten stories above the campus of the University of California, Davis, the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center...

SWISS CHARM

BY CAROLINE MOSS

The small Swiss lakeside town of Neuchtel (population 40,000) became the artistic focus of World Expo 2002, as Switzerland took its turn to host the national...

Video Projections

NOT SO QUIET ON THE MONITOR FRONT

PETER H. PUTMAN, CTS

I've just finished a large review of 11 plasma and LCD monitors for sibling publication Video Systems and have had some time to digest the results of...

Clean Signals

CONQUERING THE DTV CHALLENGE

RICK BELT

By now practically everyone who uses wireless microphone and monitoring systems knows that the conversion to HDTV is causing great turmoil. It's not hot...

Articles

CORRECTIONS

August 2002, What's New, p. 79: The Russound controller/amplifiers described are the CA6.4i and the CA4.4i....

The Gordion Knot

Peter H. Putman, C.T.S.

Cable pulls used to be so easy. To run audio, you'd grab a spool of plenum wire and go. Video? No problem. You could move as many signals around as you...

The DJ's Unique Needs

Nathaniel Hecht

When thinking about permanently installed sound-reinforcement systems, most contractors think about live-music performance venues using conventional mixing...

Stage Rigging 101

Lawrence Graham

Stage rigging and its impact on structural design always present interesting challenges for structural engineers. Going back as far as Leonardo da Vinci...

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