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September 2007

September 2007


Higher Education

By Dan Daley

Back in high school, it might have been more fun to have been the guitar player than the AV specialist. However, at a time when the music business has…

Technology Showcase: Interactive Presentations

By Jay Ankeney

Even under the onrush of digital communication, for many personal presentation purposes, the most effective communications tool is the ultimate in analog…

Technology Showcase: Conference-room Boundary Microphones

By Bennett Liles

While conference-room microphone systems have grown increasingly sophisticated and multifeatured with automatic mixing, chairman-override functions, priority…

Installation Profile: Practicing High-end Medicine

By Dan Daley

By pure coincidence, I had a doctor’s appointment the same day I was to interview two of the principals involved in the systems integration work for the…


Epson PowerLite 77c

By Jeff Sauer

At a price of just $749 (I found it for less than $700 online), it’d be pretty easy to claim that Epson’s new PowerLite 77c is just about the most affordable…

Mipro ACT-82

By John McJunkin

In March this year, Taiwan-based Mipro introduced its latest offering, the ACT-81 and ACT-82 1-channel and 2-channel digital wireless receivers, respectively….


Expert Column: Home Schooling

By Bob Smith and Garth Powell

When consumers go shopping for a new high-definition display, they are actually looking to buy the HD experience. What they don’t realize is there is…

New Day at NSCA

By Michael Goldman

The news that InfoComm and NSCA will consolidate their tradeshows under the InfoComm umbrella was hardly shocking in the sense that it had been speculated…

Picture This: The Big Show

By Jeff Sauer

The announcement that NSCA and InfoComm International will be combining the NSCA Expo and InfoComm tradeshows starting next year should probably come…

Associations Focus: Opportunities All Around

As InfoComm gets closer to outside accreditation of the CTS program, some changes…

POV: EZip is Easy

By Lee Dodson, CTS

Two years ago, InfoComm’s Manufacturers Council and its Sound, AudioVisual, and Video Integrators (SAVVI) Council embarked on a joint project to create…


The Buzz: Installation Spotlight: CCS Presentation Systems, Scottsdale, Ariz

By Jessaca Gutierrez

As more educators throw their chalk in the trash and join the AV revolution for classroom presentations, the issue of training those educators to use…

The Buzz: Installation Spotlight: Redlands School District, San Bernadino County, Calif.

By Trevor Boyer

Earlier this year, the Redlands School District, located in San Bernardino County in Southern California, came to Digital Networks Group (DNG) with a…

What’s New

What’s New: Video Technology

By Laura Dixon and Charissa Young

Barco’s new LC-5621 flatpanel goes beyond HD to boast no less than QHD (8-megapixel) resolution. This 56in. display is perfect for boardrooms, information areas, visitor lobbies, or production studios that require crisp visuals with the lowest response times…

What’s New: Audio Technology

By Laura Dixon and Charissa Young

Available in 4in., 6in., and 8in. sizes, the SoundTube CM-EZ loudspeakers are designed for rapid, easy installation in ceiling applications. Mounting material thicknesses ranging from 0.25in. to 1.75in. may be accommodated by SoundTube’s proprietary fixed-wing…

What’s New: Residential Technology

By Laura Dixon and Charissa Young

Elan Home Systems’ new System8 multi-room AV controllers feature eight audio source inputs, eight composite video source inputs, and six…

What’s New: AV Technology

By Laura Dixon and Charissa Young

The handheld T4 universal system controller from Remote Technologies (RTI) serves as the company’s flagship wireless touchpanel for high-end entertainment systems. The controller provides…

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