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Latest Industry News – Places/Events

Drunk Unkles Take the Stage Again at InfoComm 2017

May 17, 2017

The NSCA Education Foundation is excited to announce the Drunk Unkles’ first 2017 fundraiser, scheduled for Wednesday, June 14, at Orlando’s BB King’s Blues Club. Now in their 12th year of supporting the NSCA Education Foundation, the Drunk Unkles have generated more than $1 million through this annual event. Read the full article…

Latest Industry News – Products

Digital Projection Launches Radiance LED Video Wall Line

May 17, 2017

Digital Projection International has added Radiance LED, customizable fine-pitch LED video walls to its elite line of products. Digital Projection currently offers systems with 1.5mm, 1.9mm, and 2.5mm pixel-pitch resolutions used to create seamless, bright, and vivid imagery in venues requiring high visual impact in any indoor environment. Read the full article…

Listen Technologies Adds Three New Rep Firms

May 17, 2017

Listen Technologies partnered with three new manufacturers’ representative firms: The Farm AV, Highway Marketing, and Richard Dean Associates. The firms will support Listen Technologies in bringing its expanded line of assistive listening products to industries, venues, and environments where sound clarity and the ability to hear and understand language are imperative. Read the full article…

Harman, IBM Watson IoT Partner on Voice-Enabled Cognitive Rooms

May 17, 2017

Harman Professional Solutions and IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) have unveiled Voice-Enabled Cognitive Rooms. Using IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence (AI) technology and Harman AKG microphones, JBL speakers, and AMX AV control and switching systems, the companies bring highly connected experiences to medical facilities, corporate offices, hotels, cruise ships, and other hospitality environments. Read the full article…

Latest Industry News – Projects

SE Systems Helps MerleFest Mark 30 Years

May 17, 2017

The concert business may be heavily focused on festivals these days, but they’re old news to the team behind MerleFest. The venerable event marked its 30th anniversary in April, held once again on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Read the full article…

Boston University School of Law Outfitted With Biamp Systems’ Tesira® Platform

May 3, 2017

Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, today announced that its award-winning Tesira® platform is driving the audio digital signal processing (DSP) capabilities for Boston University School of Law. Tesira provides pristine audio quality, and the flexibility of AVB/TSN technology enables the high-quality audio processing required for webcasting throughout the Sumner M. Read the full article…

Lencore Success Story: Zurich Insurance Group

May 3, 2017

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) a leading multi-line insurer, made a decision to build a new North America Headquarters. The group set out and achieved LEED Platinum® Certification- the highest rating available and awarded from the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC). But it was the future-forward thinking approach which made this project unique and positioned for Read the full article…

Latest Industry News – People

FSR Adds Business Development Manager for Furniture

May 17, 2017

FSR has appointed Lourdes Collins business development manager, furniture distribution and design channel. Chaz Porter, director of global sales for FSR, made the announcement from FSR headquarters in Woodland Park, NJ. Porter noted that the position was established to dedicate resources to FSR’s growing furniture business that includes its HuddleVU collaboration systems. Read the full article…

Middle Atlantic Strengthens Sales Management Team

May 17, 2017

Middle Atlantic Products has promoted Trevor Gardner, formerly Legrand’s senior product line manager for the electrical wiring systems division, to Middle Atlantic’s Northeast regional sales manager role, and Patrick Cuddy has been appointed to the position of Northeast business development manager. Read the full article…

Marc Hochlerin returns to SM&W as Principal

May 3, 2017

SM&W announced today that Marc Hochlerin has rejoined the firm’s New York office as Principal, leading client development initiatives for North America. He will be responsible for maintaining and building business relationships & program planning across various sectors with key clients & innovation partners. Read the full article…

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