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Meridian Audio Offers Summer Trade-Up Program

June 18, 2009

June 17, 2009 Meridian Audio Offers Summer Trade Up Program Source: Press Release Meridian is pleased to announce that it will be offering owners of its CD Players and Surround Sound Controllers a unique opportunity to trade-up to a higher level of performance this summer. From May 1st to September 30th, Meridian will offer...
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Panasonic Introduces New 85 LCD

June 18, 2009

June 18, 2009 Panasonic Introduces New 85" LCD Source: CE Pro Newsletter It just wouldn't feel like a Panasonic booth without the company's familiar 103-inch plasma. But at InfoComm 09 in Orlando, Fla., Panasonic also brought along the 85-inch (TH-85PF12U) little brother. The 1080p TH-85PF12U features Panasonic's Neo PDP technology, which is aimed at...
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Two New Denon Network iPod Docks

June 18, 2009

June 16, 2009 Two New Denon Network iPod Docks Source: Press Release Mahwan, NJ – Denon Electronics, one of the world's premier manufacturers of high quality home entertainment components introduced two new Network-Enabled iPod Docks, models ASD-51W and ASD-51N, both with Apple® iPod command and control, as well as a host of new capabilities...
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Universal Remote Control Delivers New Remotes

June 17, 2009

June 17, 2009 Universal Remote Control Delivers Premium Zigbee Control System for Commercial and Residential MDU Applications Source: Press Release Orlando, FL – InfoComm 09 – Booth 3506 – June 17-19, 2009 – Universal Remote Control®, Inc. (URC), the pioneer in control technology, today introduced its first ZigBee products. The MX-880z is a wand-style...
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AXPONA Announces Inaugural Audio Event – March 2010

June 17, 2009

June 12, 2009 AXPONA Announces Inaugural Event – March 2010 Source: Press Release The new association, Audio Expo North America, has announced its first audio equipment trade show for March 2010. The event will be a large scale exhibition to be held in Jacksonville, Florida. It is the first event of its kind held...
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Paradigm's New Speakers: Both On-Wall and In-Wall

June 17, 2009

June 17, 2009 Paradigm’s New Speakers: Both On-Wall and In-Wall Source: Sound & Vision Bitstream Paradigm's new architectural speakers can't make up their minds. On one hand, they're built into the walls, requiring holes to be cut for installation like in-wall speakers. On the other hand, they protrude from the wall, like on-wall speakers....
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Stewart Filmscreen AcoustiShade Blocks Sun and Noise

June 17, 2009

June 17, 2009 Stewart Filmscreen AcoustiShade Blocks Sun and Noise Source: CE Pro Newsletter Stewart Filmscreen has ventured outside its comfort zone with its new AcoustiShade window treatment product that blocks both sunlight and noise. The AcoustiShade custom roller shading system is among a handful of Stewart product announcements at InfoComm 09. Although InfoComm...
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MartinLogan Introduces New Center Channel Speaker

June 17, 2009

June 3, 2009 MartinLogan Introduces $499 Advanced Thin Film Center Channel Speaker Source: Press Release Lawrence, Kansas – MartinLogan is proud to announce the new Encore TF center channel speaker for use either on- or off-wall. Designed to serve as a high performance center channel for home theaters, the compact Encore TF delivers exceptional...
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Lutron Introduces Five Commercial Lighting Control Products

June 17, 2009

June 17, 2009 Lutron Introduces Five New Commercial Lighting Control Products Source: CE Pro Newsletter Lutron calls its booth at InfoComm 09 the "headquarters for A/V lighting control integration." With all the products on display, that booth description might be accurate. Included in the mix are five new products: * Wireless interconnects * Digital...
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CEDIA Expo 2009 Panel Discussions Set

June 17, 2009

June 16, 2009 CEDIA EXPO to Include Education and Panel Discussions on Current Key Topics Source: Press Release Indianapolis, IN – The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) will host four all-new discussion panels at its annual EXPO this September, each designed to help attendees shed light on a current hot topic in...
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Mitsubishi Resurrects LaserVue

June 16, 2009

June 16, 2009 Mitsubishi Resurrects LaserVue at CEA Line Show Source: UltimateAV Things were jumping in Mitsubishi's room at the CEA Line Shows today. First up was the resurrection of LaserVue, a DLP rear-projection TV illuminated with red, green, and blue lasers instead of conventional lamps or even LEDs. After suspending production due to...
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Wisdom Aims to Redefine Architectural Speaker Category

June 16, 2009

June 16, 2009 Wisdom Aims to Redefine Architectural Speaker Category Source: CE Pro Newsletter When Carson City, Nev.-based Wisdom Audio was founded in 1996, it built speakers for the ultra-enthusiast audio market. A pair of speakers cost $600,000. Today, the company's consumer aspirations are much broader, but its goals remain the same: build the...
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Marvell Video Processor Powers Sony’s High-End BDP-S5000ES

June 16, 2009

June 16, 2009 Marvell 88DE2710 Video Processor Powers Sony’s High-End BDP-S5000ES Blu-Ray Disc Player Source: Press Release Santa Clara, CA – Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, today announced that its Marvell® 88DE2710 video processor is a featured component of Sony’s high-end BDP-S5000ES Blu-ray player, thus furthering the...
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Sencore and SpectraCal Announce Strategic Partnership

June 16, 2009

June 9, 2009 Sencore Enters into Strategic Partnership with SpectraCal jto Market Sencore ColorPro by CalMAN Software Source: Press Release Sioux Falls, SD – Sencore, Inc. and SpectraCal, LLC are announcing a strategic partnership to develop and market an innovative combination of SpectraCal CalMAN video calibration software with Sencore ColorPro calibration features. The new...
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Audyssey Introduces New Subwoofer Equalizer

June 16, 2009

June 15, 2009 Audyssey Introduces New Sub Equalizer Source: Audyssey Website Audyssey has introduced a new sub equalizer that integrates up to two subwoofers in a listening room. If you do not have a surround sound processor with built in room correction, this looks like it may be just the ticket, particularly for those...
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High Art and the High End

June 16, 2009

June 15, 2008 Sloan Fine Art Presents an Exhibition of Jonathan Viner: "Harem" Source: Press Release Exhibition: June 20 through July 18, 2009 Reception: Saturday, June 20th, 4 to 6pm With “Harem” Jonathan Viner touches on a variety of issues including the urge to possess rare specimens and organize them into collections, the intense...
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Monster Introduces HDMI 1.4 and THX Certified HDMI Cables

June 15, 2009

June 10, 2009 Monster Joins Forces with THX® to Create World’s First THX Certified Cables FOR HDMI™ Source: Press Release New York, NY, June 10, 2009 – Monster, the world’s leading manufacturer of cables, AV accessories, and power conditioning products, today announced it has teamed with THX® Ltd., to introduce the world’s first THX...
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Acurus and Aragon Lines Are Back

June 15, 2009

June 9, 2009 Acurus and Aragon Lines Are Back Source: Press Release After four years of inactivity two well-regarded lines of high end audio electronics are back in the marketplace. Klipsch had owned Aragon and Acurus amps, preamps and processors since 2001 and has now sold them to two Klipsch electronics engineers, Rick Santiago...
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Sumiko/Wolf Cinema Products to be Featured at INFOCOMM 2009

June 15, 2009

June 5, 2009 Sumiko/Wolf Cinema Products to be Featured at INFOCOMM 2009 Source: Press Release Sumiko / Wolf Cinema manufacturer of ultra high-performance digital super projectors for no compromise home cinema systems announces today that its Wolf Cinema products will be featured within Christie Digital’s exhibition at InfoComm 2009, Orlando Florida. Wolf Cinema will...
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Society of Sound Music – Bowers Wilkins

June 15, 2009

June 4, 2009 Society of Sound Music – Bowers & Wilkins Source: Press Release London, England—Bowers & Wilkins is famous for making digital music sound better than you could ever imagine thanks to its multi-award winning Zeppelin iPod speaker. Now with Society of Sound Music, it’s offering an alternative to poor quality MP3s with...
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