Yet more models of ceiling lifts, with special features, are developed by Unitech Systems, expanding its product range and satisfying demanding clients needs!
INDIANAPOLIS (September 10, 2012) —CEDIA EXPO 2012 showed positive growth with non-exhibitor attendance gains of 4% over last year’s event. Ninety new exhibitors and more than 80 home technology products made their debut at CEDIA EXPO 2012, Sept. 5-8 in Indianapolis. More than 450 exhibitors participated in the 2012 event and over 16,900 attendees from 71 different countries. Of the total attendance 15% were first-time attendees to EXPO.
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 6, 2012 -- CEDIA EXPO -- Kaleidescape, the market leader in movie servers, has partnered with respected film critic Leonard Maltin to curate a unique compilation of historically significant films, and modern movies you may have missed. Available exclusively from Kaleidescape, the Leonard Maltin Recommends collection assists in the creation of the ultimate home cinema experience by identifying great films to add to your collection of movies.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 7, 2012 — Furthering its commitment to provide dealers and end-users with simple, powerful tools to customize the g! System, ELAN® Home Systems today announced an electronic door lock integration solution that allows users to makes changes to pass codes and lock schedules right from the g! interface, with no technician required. The announcement was made at CEDIA EXPO 2012 at ELAN’s Booth #902 of the Indiana Convention Center.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 7, 2012 —Xantech, a leader in the field of audio/video remote control and distribution for 40 years, today announced the launch of its new XtraLink infrared-over-coax kits, designed to allow remote control operation of a satellite receiver, cable box, DVD player or other device from a second room using existing coaxial cabling. These new Xantech XtraLink IR-over-coax kits support the latest generation of LCD and plasma display screens and work in all lighting conditions. Xantech Chief Marketing Officer, Paul Starkey, introduced the new product at CEDIA EXPO 2012 in Booth #902 of the Indiana Convention Center.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 7, 2012 – Underscoring its commitment to developing superior quality, high performance speaker solutions for outdoor environments, Niles®, The First Name In Custom Installation®, today announced the CEDIA channel introduction of a new line of outdoor speakers and an in-ground subwoofer, which all feature rugged construction, long-lasting materials and deliver superior audio fidelity for all residential outdoor applications. The new GS Garden Speakers and In-Ground Subwoofer deliver Niles’ legendary high performance sound quality and the speakers’ rugged construction gives dealers an ideal, long-lasting outdoor audio solution.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 7, 2012 — Asserting that the long-term viability of a control system is only as good as the learning resources that stand behind it, ELAN® Home Systems today outlined a bold new vision for a completely revamped ELAN U online learning portal. The vision, presented today at CEDIA 2012 by ELAN Chief Marketing Officer Paul Starkey, calls for a 100% online, multi-purpose learning resource that offers self-paced automated courses, student record-keeping administration tools, 24/7 forum access, a searchable database of every ELAN knowledge asset, and syncing to the ELAN g!tools software administration tool that is vitally important to field installers. The announcement was made at CEDIA EXPO 2012 at ELAN’s Booth #902 of the Indiana Convention Center.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 7, 2012 – Niles®, The First Name In Custom Installation®, today announced the CEDIA market introduction of its next generation of rock speakers designed to deliver an audiophile-quality performance to any residential outdoor setting, in a case that is strong enough to stand up to anything that Mother Nature can deliver. Featuring Niles’ signature rugged design and long-lasting materials, the Niles GeoRealistic™ Pro Series Rock and Planter Speakers are engineered to deliver the highest quality audio fidelity and weather any outdoor climate.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN—Sept 6, 2012—SANUS is excited to debut several new products at this year’s CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association) Expo, September 6-8 in Indianapolis, IN.
Indianapolis, IN - September 5, 2012 - 12:00PM EST - HouseLogix, a Pennsylvania-based provider of advanced hardware and software solutions for the automation industry, today unveiled VoicePod®, a wireless voice control module for Control4® home automation systems. VoicePod adds totally hands-free voice recognition and speech output capabilities to any Control4 system. Users simply say "Hello VoicePod" from anywhere in a room and then issue speech commands such as "make the lights bright", "secure the house", "good morning" and "listen to music" to initiate control functions. VoicePod translates the vocal commands and sends appropriate instructions to Control4 using wireless ZigBee™ technology.
CEDIA Expo Indianapolis, Indiana September 5, 2012 -– PSB Speakers, long renowned for affordable excellence in loudspeaker design, announced an exciting entry in the desktop audio market, the Alpha PS1, a Powered Speaker system designed for today’s music lover who enjoys their musical experience almost exclusively from the computer, game console, or smart phone. Featuring PSB’s famed sound quality, the Alpha PS1 offers an affordable and musically satisfying experience in a simple plug-and-play solution that is ideal for contemporary listeners.
Indianapolis, IN - CEDIA Expo Booth 4949 - September 5, 2012 at 9:00 AM EST - Leaf, a custom brand of HD audio/video distribution and switching solutions,announces the powerful LTHDMI2020E, the industry's first 20x20 matrix switcher with 4 HDMI and 16 HDBaseT outputs.
(Indianapolis, IN) – September 5, 2012 – Lumagen, Inc., designers of the Radiance series of video processors, announced the first color cube processing for home theater at the CEDIA Expo today. The processor is being shown in the SpectraCal booth, booth 1237 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – September 6, 2012 – AMX®, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, today announced its AMX UNITY program to streamline the process of marketing, selling, and installing AMX Residential solutions. On the heels of a 2012 state of the industry report that shows the typical dealer saw flat median revenues in 2011, the UNITY program is set to provide a serious spike in sales opportunities. The AMX UNITY program is being demonstrated at CEDIA EXPO 2012 in the AMX booth (#4900).
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - September 7, 2012 - Stewart Filmscreen Corporation, industry leader in precision projection screen technologies for the residential and commercial markets, announced today the re-launch of their popular Web Screen Assistant (WSA) program with an updated user interface and the ability to incorporate the use of additional browsers, making it faster and easier for dealers and integrators to provide quotes to customers at any venue. The new WSA program will make the screen configuration and estimation process faster and more accessible to help Stewart dealers quickly and easily find the perfect screen for their customer's applications.
CEDIA EXPO, INDIANAPOLIS, IN, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 – Auralex® Acoustics, Inc.(booth 4741), the world’s leading brand of acoustical treatments and soon to celebrate its 35th anniversary, is unveiling its next-generation SubDude system, the SubDude-HT™ Subwoofer Isolator. A larger lower-profile version of Auralex’s acclaimed SubDude, the SubDude-HT is a highly effective device that floats a subwoofer, yielding improved acoustical isolation.
CEDIA EXPO, INDIANAPOLIS, IN, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 – Auralex® Acoustics, Inc.(booth 4741), the world’s leading brand of acoustical treatments and soon to celebrate its 35th anniversary, is showcasing its full range of acoustic treatment solutions at the 2012 CEDIA Expo.
CEDIA EXPO, INDIANAPOLIS, IN, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 – As part of their ongoing commitment to providing system integrators with a wide range of sound absorption products, Auralex® Acoustics, Inc.(booth 4741), the world’s leading brand of acoustical treatments and soon to celebrate its 35th anniversary, is expanding its line of ProPanels™ Fabric Wrapped Acoustical Absorption Panels. Auralex’s ProPanels are fabric-covered absorbers designed to provide an upscale look with the high-performance absorption qualities that reduce unwanted room reflections (slap and flutter echoes, for instance) to improve the listening environment while affording tasteful aesthetics that complement any décor.
CEDIA EXPO, INDIANAPOLIS, IN, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 – When working with clients to create the home theater of their dreams, sonic performance and aesthetics are two critical elements that come into play for a company like UltraMedia, which designs and builds integrated home entertainment systems from their base in Richardson, Texas. And this is why they have turned to acoustical products and services from Auralex® Acoustics, Inc.(booth 4741), the world’s leading brand of acoustical treatments and soon to celebrate its 35th anniversary. UltraMedia’s last installs have relied extensively on Auralex’s three key advantages: exceptional sonic performance, a high degree of aesthetic flexibility and customization options. Also key is Auralex’s Free Personalized Room Analysis, which helps AV systems integrators determine the best combination and configuration of sound control solutions to address challenging acoustic situations.
CEDIA EXPO, INDIANAPOLIS, IN, September 5, 2012 — Lowell Manufacturing Company (booth 2213) is proud to mark its 65th anniversary year with a strong showing at CEDIA, where it will be displaying several recently unveiled system solutions throughout the show.
CEDIA EXPO, INDIANAPOLIS, IN, September 5, 2012 — Lowell Manufacturing Company (booth 2213), a U.S. manufacturer of professional A/V products currently celebrating its 65th anniversary, has announced a new distribution center in Rancho Cucamonga, California. The Lowell West Coast Distribution Center joins Lowell’s headquarters in Pacific, Missouri, as one of two main hubs for shipping and housing Lowell products. With a wide breadth and depth of stock, the new center will be able to serve Lowell’s customers in the Western United States with increased efficiency.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 6, 2012 — Xantech, a leader in the field of audio/video remote control and distribution for over 40 years, today introduced XtraNet, its next generation family of wired and wireless products for integration into commercial and home AV systems, allowing control of any device over an installed IP network. The XtraNet range of products enables native IR, Wi-Fi and serial control of networked A/V devices using any IR remote or wireless, web-enabled iPad®, iPhone®, Android® tablet or Android smartphone. Xantech Chief Marketing Officer, Paul Starkey, made the new introduction at CEDIA EXPO 2012 in Booth #902 of the Indiana Convention Center.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 6, 2012 – Reaffirming its commitment to meet the growing market demand for powerful, customized audiophile-quality home theater and multi-zone audio systems, Niles®, The First Name In Custom Installation®, today introduced a new line of five Systems Integration Amplifiers® that includes the re-tooled SI-1230 Series 2 Amplifier, the successor to the SI-1230 that was inducted to the CEDIA Hall of Fame in 2011. The new line of powerful multi-zone amplifiers provides CI professionals the ideal solution for every application. The introduction was made at CEDIA EXPO 2012 in Niles’ Booth #902 of the Indiana Convention Center.
Hildebran, North Carolina: September 5, 2012 — Elk Products announces a new user interface and convenience experience for the M1 Security and Control panel called M1ToGo. M1ToGo provides users computer-based, internet remote access to their M1 from anywhere in the world. The secured Windows®-based platform allows users full access to their security system along with lighting and energy management, door/gate access and any other systems connected and controlled through the M1. Unlike cloud based services, M1ToGo provides fast, real time performance through a direct connection to the M1.
Dover, New Hampshire ˆ August 29th, 2012 ˆ Future Automation, a market leader in flat screen mounting solutions and high-tech automated lifts, is proud to announce it is exhibiting at CEDIA Expo 2012 and will be showing a comprehensive range of solutions including several new products that will be launched at EXPO.
Future Automation invites you to come and meet with them, discover their solutions and to understand their capabilities to deliver custom solutions in addition to their standard range of products.
Melville, New York, September 6, 2012 – HAI by Leviton announced today the Hi-Fi 2 Four Zone, Four Source (4x4) Distributed Audio System. The new version is a more compact and inexpensive extension of the company’s revolutionary Hi-Fi 2 system, ideal for controlling, sharing and listening to audio systems in buildings with multiple units, such as townhomes, luxury hotel suites, condominiums and small office buildings. The system can be controlled via the included remote control or directly by the free Android or iPhone application.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 6, 2012—Expanding its line of powerful high-fidelity subwoofers, Niles®, The First Name In Custom Installation®, today announced the CEDIA channel introduction of two new stylish compact subwoofers engineered with designers in mind, the SW6.5 and the SW8. The announcement was made at CEDIA EXPO 2012 in Booth #902 of the Indiana Convention Center.
Moorpark, California, Sep 6, 2012 — Aiming to support custom installers with strong sales activity through the end of fall, SunBriteTV is offering custom integration professionals special discounts and programming deals on the large-screen models of its Signature Series line of outdoor televisions in a no holds barred approach to dealer support in anticipation of this year’s CEDIA 2012 in Indianapolis.
SARASOTA, Fla. – September 6, 2012 – Clare Controls, a provider of configurable and intuitive automated systems for residential and commercial applications, introduces the ClareRemote, an iPod-based handheld that transitions the usability of the company’s iPad home automation controller to a smaller platform intended to control the entertainment functionality of the home control solution. In an important improvement over traditional RF wand remotes, the ClareRemote is programmable from the cloud, slashing the time and resources integrators invest in remote setup and maintenance.
BUENA PARK, Calif. — Yamaha Corporation of America, AV Division, today introduced the AVENTAGE BD-A1020 universal Blu-ray Disc player with superior 3D and HD video and audio playback, as well as built-in WiFi support for easy wireless connectivity. Designed to complement the performance and styling of the company’s critically-acclaimed and award-winning line of AVENTAGE AV receivers, this model enables Netflix and YouTube Leanback video streaming and offers full remote operation from smartphones and tablets via Yamaha’s top-rated AV controller apps for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices.
PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, September 6, 2012 — Demonstrating the breadth and scope of its combined product development and marketing capabilities, CORE Brands LLC, a division of the Nortek Technology Solutions Segment, today introduced more than 25 new audio, control, and power management products and system solutions at CEDIA 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The introductions were made by the Group’s BlueBOLT®, ELAN®, Furman®, Niles®, Panamax®, Proficient®, SpeakerCraft®, Sunfire® and Xantech® brands at four different exhibits in the Indianapolis Convention Center.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 6, 2012 — Continuing its commitment to provide integrators with consistent enhancements to the g! Entertainment and Control System, ELAN® Home Systems today announced the immediate availability of its g!Mobile app for Android® devices, built on an innovative software architecture the company also debuted today. According to ELAN’s Director of Control Group Joe Lautner, the company’s new programming architecture makes it much easier and faster to integrate new features and graphical user interface enhancements. The announcement was made at CEDIA EXPO 2012 at ELAN’s Booth #902 of the Indiana Convention Center.
Silicon Image, a leading provider of wired and wireless connectivity solutions, would like to invite you to meet with company executives during the CEDIA Expo 2012 and hear what's new in mobile and DTV connectivity. See product demonstrations of how Silicon Image is enhancing the connected HD experience for mobile, DTV and home theater applications.
Indianapolis, IN - CEDIA Expo Booth 4949 - September 6, 2012, 2012 at 8:00AM ET - Control4, a leading innovator in residential and light-commercial automation systems, unveiled today the next major update to its award-winning automation operating system. Control4® OS 2.3, set for release in Q4 2012, will deliver a host of enhancements including a new lighting user experience, new applications for light commercial installations, and feature enhancements to boost performance and interoperability.
TORRANCE, CA and (CEDIA) INDIANAPOLIS, IN - September 6, 2012 - Stewart Filmscreen Corporation, industry leader in precision projection screen technologies for the residential and commercial markets, is showcasing their new Mystik! screen at CEDIA 2012, a self-adhesive projection material designed for use in digital signage applications. Mystik! is ideal as a storefront application, as well as in other retail and public venues when a 2-piece projection solution is desired. It can also be applied to any window or glass door to transform the surface into an opaque projection screen, enabling privacy while also creating a fun home entertainment space.
TORRANCE, CA and (CEDIA) INDIANAPOLIS, IN - September 6, 2012 - Stewart Filmscreen Corporation® (Booth #3849), industry leader in precision projection screen technologies for the residential and commercial markets, announced today their new DC 100 screen, the ultimate marriage of the world’s best screen material and the most precise masking system available. The DC-100 represents an improvement to Director’s Choice and Director’s Choice 2.0 systems up to 14’ image width. Upgrades include full horizontal masking closure, and a slimmer frame structure.
TORRANCE, CA and (CEDIA) INDIANAPOLIS, IN - September 6, 2012 - Stewart Filmscreen Corporation® (Booth #3849), industry leader in precision projection screen technologies for the residential and commercial markets, announced today CIMA™ by Stewart Filmscreen is now available in Fixed Frame, Above Ceiling, and Below Ceiling framing systems. CIMA offers standard configurations and sizes for projects that are less need specific but still demand quality, durability and performance. Designed and manufactured in the USA by Stewart’s award winning team, CIMA offers the exceptional brand quality that Stewart is known for to a broader audience seeking 2-piece projection installations.
INDIANAPOLIS (CEDIA Expo 2011, Booth #4845) – Sept. 5, 2012 – Continuing its successful line of 2D and 3D projectors, Epson America, Inc. today announced its next generation of full HD 1080p 2D and 3D home theater projectors – the new EPSON® 3LCD PowerLite® Pro Cinema 6020UB, Home Cinema 5020UB/5020UBe and 3020/3020e. With home cinema enthusiasts and custom installers in mind, Epson’s latest projectors deliver eye-popping 3D viewing at home on a big screen with up to 2,400 lumens1 of color brightness and 2,400 lumens of white brightness, making it easier than ever to entertain in a variety of dark and bright lighting environments.
Indianapolis, IN - CEDIA Expo Booth 4949 - September 5, 2012 at 5:00PM ET - Control4, a leading innovator in residential and light commercial automation systems, announced that Sony has integrated Control4® automation technology into its new ES receivers (introduced at CEDIA Expo) - delivering best-in-class AV performance and home automation within one easy-to-install and easy-to-use product. The ES receivers with Control4 automation are available for order now through authorized Control4 and Sony ES dealers.
Indianapolis, IN, September 6, 2012 – Crestron will be raising the curtain on its new complete line of silent motorized roller shades, Roman shades and drapery track systems in its biggest booth ever at CEDIA EXPO 2012. Featuring its new low voltage Quiet Motor Technology™ (QMT™), Crestron shades are silent, operate smoothly and seamlessly integrate with Crestron AV and control products from touch screens, keypads, remotes and Apple® or Android™ smart devices. Only Crestron Shading Solutions bring together designer shading with electric lighting, AV, climate and security control for complete, integrated, intuitive home management.
Indianapolis, IN, September 6, 2012 – Crestron today unveiled Crestron Studio - Home Designer™, its all new software that enables integrators to design and program the world's most advanced home automation system faster and easier. In a single, unified development environment, Home Designer provides everything needed to create incredible touch screen GUIs and deliver an amazing user experience while substantially reducing programming time. The comprehensive new development software simplifies the once lengthy tasks of system and GUI design, and is backward compatible with existing programs so old projects can be easily updated and supported.
Indianapolis, IN, September 6, 2012 – Crestron is showcasing its new Core 3 UI™ powered family of tablet-sized, intercom-equipped touch screens at CEDIA EXPO 2012, booth 4324. Available in 5-inch, 7-inch and 10-inch models, the ultra-thin TSW collection provides the same high performance home control as larger touch screens and a consistent elegant look throughout the home. Featuring ultra-bright high resolution graphics, capacitive touch screen technology, edge-to-edge glass, amazing Core 3 UI graphics, and H.264 streaming video, all models install easily on a standard wall box to satisfy the requirements of the most demanding custom integrators, interior designers, and tech savvy homeowners. Built-in Rava™ SIP Intercom technology provides the added convenience of full duplex intercom, VoIP telephone, and group paging functionality. The 7-inch TSW-750 is available now. The 5-inch TSW-550 and 10-inch TSW-1050 are scheduled to ship first quarter of next year.
BOSTON, Mass. – September 5, 2012 – AudioXperts, the new luxury audio brand committed to delivering unique audio solutions, introduces an entirely new approach to loudspeaker room integration with the launch of its Korners collection.
SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Sept. 5, 2012 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) announced that it is set to make a big impact at CEDIA EXPO 2012 by introducing a record number of new products. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, RTI will be introducing new and enhanced solutions in nearly every product category, including new control processors, hand-held and in-wall controllers, audio and video distribution solutions, the new APEX control platform, and much more.
September 5, 2012 -- CEDIA EXPO, Indianapolis, IN - SpeakerCraft today announced the most significant expansion of its best-selling Profile speaker line since their launch at CEDIA 2010. Profile is a series of SpeakerCraft’s most recognized loudspeakers for both in-ceiling and in-wall applications with a very important difference. Specifically, each Profile speaker starts out as an exact technical clone of one of SpeakerCraft’s AIM, CRS or AIM LCR speakers. The company then adds a strong touch of contemporary design in the form of a smart and invisible mounting flange that gives each Profile speaker a more ‘customized’ appearance.
CEDIA Expo Indianapolis, Indiana September 5, 2012 -– PSB Speakers, long renowned for affordable excellence in loudspeaker design, announced the addition of the Imagine mini c, a dedicated center channel speaker to accompany its award-winning mini. Together, they form a compact, yet musically powerful home theater system delivering outstanding audio performance that belies both its size and price.
CEDIA Expo Indianapolis, Indiana September 5, 2012 -– PSB Speakers, long renowned for affordable excellence in loudspeaker design, announced a more affordable version of its highly-acclaimed M4U headphone. The M4U 1 features the same outstanding sonic performance and comfort of PSB’s first headphone but without amplified and noise canceling modes.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN, September 4, 2012 – Polk®, the Speaker Specialists®, will feature a live demonstration of its new top-of-the-line reference SurroundBar 9000 Instant Home Theater (IHT) at the CEDIA Expo 2012, illustrating how the sleek new model delivers a home theater experience that belies its price point and sets a new standard for performance in sound bars.
MIDDLETOWN, PA, September 4, 2012 – Legrand, the leader in home technologies and solutions, announced today the expansion of its family of comprehensive networking products to include MoCA (Multimedia over Coaxial Alliance) and powerline network products. These new alternative networking solutions join an ever-expanding lineup of products designed specifically to give custom installers a complete, versatile set of home networking tools to meet the current and future needs of the connected household.
MIDDLETOWN, PA, September 4, 2012 – Legrand, the leader in home technologies and solutions, announced today its new HDBaseT transmitter and receiver for extending and enhancing HDMI distribution systems. HDBaseT easily and efficiently extends runs of HDMI to as much as 100 meters over standard Cat 6 cable, while also carrying control IR commands and Ethernet.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN, September 4, 2012 – Legrand, the leader in connected home technologies and solutions, announced today a partnership with Antronix – a leading provider of active and passive devices to the broadband CATV industry – to develop MoCA compliant digital infrastructure products that enhance and support Legrand’s ever-expanding lineup of networking solutions. These devices are designed specifically to give custom installers a complete, versatile set of home networking tools to meet the current and future needs of the connected household.
Indianapolis, IN – September 5, 2012 – Monster, a world leader in power conditioning and surge protection products, is once again changing the game in advanced power management, offering consumers exciting new ways to save energy and money with its breakthrough new Monster Power® Control App, designed to work with the company’s new PRT family of PowerCenters, including the PCT 100M (SRP: $59.95), PCT 100MC (SRP: $69.95) and PCT 300MC (SRP: $119.95). All three of these new PowerCenters work in conjunction with Monster’s Gateway GTW 100 ($59.95), enabling the wireless Power Control App. The all-in-one Monster® PCT 300 MC Kit (SRP: $149.95) features both the PRT300MC and the GTW 100. Monster’s new Monster Power Control App offers users of today’s most popular smartphones an elegant and useful wireless communication control solution.
Indianapolis, IN Booth 3725 – Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen unveils its new GefenTV 4x1 HD Switcher w/Audio Amplifier. This new audio processor provides a central, one-box solution that integrates four hi-def sources using HDMI and outputs audio as 5.1 surround sound with 25 watts per channel amplification. It can also process audio sources using digital (optical, coax) and analog (L/R) audio inputs as 5.1 surround sound for connection to a pre-amp. The GefenTV 4x1 HD Switcher w/Audio Amplifier combines source switching and audio processing in one convenient solution. When one of the four hi-de sources is selected, video is delivered as 1080p full HD with 3DTV pass-through. Multi-channel audio from the HDMI input is delivered either as 5.1 surround sound through standard RCA connectors or directly to speakers using standard binding posts. It works with all HDMI devices including Blu-ray players, Apple TVs, set-top boxes and gaming consoles. If the optical, coax or L/R analog audio input is selected, audio is delivered as either 5.1 surround sound through the RCA connectors or through the binding posts. CD players, MP3 players, laptops and iPods can all be connected through the digital and analog audio ports.
Indianapolis, IN Booth 3725 – The new 3D Split-Image Converter from Gefen offers an innovative approach to delivering 3DTV content from an HDMI source such as a Blu-ray to a 3DTV-enabled projector that has split-image capability and two (A/B) DVI inputs. It can also output two DVI signals that feed two stacked projectors at the same time, upgrading video to 3DTV with increased brightness for a high quality picture. High definition resolutions up to 1080p full HD are supported.
Indianapolis, IN Booth 3725 – The new GefenPRO 8x8 Matrix for HDMI w/8 ELR (Extra Long Range) extension based on HDBaseT provides a rack mount solution to route HDMI long distances while integrating any eight hi-def sources to any eight HDTV displays or projectors using HDMI. Proprietary Gefen FST (Fast Switching Technology) guarantees an instant switch between sources for high performance systems. High definition resolutions up to 1080p full HD with 3DTV pass-through and multichannel audio are supported from source to display. Additionally, all eight displays can be extended remotely. An ELR extension of HDMI is possible using just one CAT-5 cable that delivers HDMI with power up to 330-feet (100m) in distance. Gefen’s POL (Power Over Line) technology is based on Power over Ethernet standards and frees the receiver unit from requiring power at the remote location. Bi-directional IR is also extended over the same cable as well as RS-232 and web IP for control.
Indianapolis, IN Booth 3725 – Gefen is pleased to announce its GAVA (Gefen A/V Automation) system is now configured for commercial environments. At CEDIA, Gefen is demonstrating how GAVA can be used for both residential and commercial venues such as bars/restaurants, conference rooms and retail spaces.
Indianapolis, IN Booth 3725 – Gefen’s newest KVM works with an Ethernet-based LAN, enabling a plug and play method of sending high definition video and audio with USB peripherals over a standard Ethernet infrastructure. Specifically, it streams HDMI at the same time and over the same network cable as two channel audio, microphone in/out, USB, RS-232 and IR. A computer source is connected to the sender, which links to the network. The receiver connects the display and other peripheral devices to the same network, providing KVM, control and audio functionality using the same network cable. The recommended network is a Gigabit Ethernet LAN, which can distribute sources from the sender to any receiver. Each sender unit can connect to multiple receivers when in broadcast mode to deliver the same source to multiple destinations. Up to 16 sender and receiver units can be combined in any networked system. Sender and receiver units can be configured to unique IP addresses and when combined, can be matrix switched for improved productivity. Each receiver unit provides two independent Ethernet jacks to connect additional senders, receivers or Ethernet-based equipment.
Indianapolis, IN Booth 3725 – Gefen brings its new desktop KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extender to CEDIA, allowing laptops, tablets, Blu-rays and more to be extended up to 330 feet (100m) in distance using just one CAT-5 cable. The HD KVM ELR (Extra Long Range) for HDMI works with all flat panel displays equipped with HDMI and supports pass-through 3DTV. Gefen’s ELR technology is based on HDBaseT and bundles the delivery of 1080p full HD with USB peripherals for an excellent performance.
Carson City, NV, and (CEDIA) Indianapolis, IN - September 5, 2012 - Wisdom Audio, confirmed pricing and availability for their Insight Series™ high-performance in-wall loudspeakers today, bringing key core technologies and performance characteristics from the brand's award-winning Sage Series® to more accessible price points and a broader customer base. These breakthrough technology products will be demonstrated at Wisdom Audio's active demo at the Marriott Hotel's Indiana Ballroom D at CEDIA 2012.
New York, NY- July 26, 2012 -Trak-Kit (www.trak-kit.com) is excited to be exhibiting at its’ 7th CEDIA show with new product applications and refinements to its unique line of track based moveable TV-Audio-Videoconference camera modules and walls. The CEDIA show brings commercial and residential Audio, Video, and videoconferencing professionals and manufacturers from all over the world to Indianapolis in order to see, hear and experience the most innovative products available today.
MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HAI by Leviton announced today that its Omni-Bus 900W Dimmer DIN Rail has been named a winner for CustomRetailer magazine's EXC!TE Awards. The 900W Dimmer DIN Rail will be honored among the best products at CEDIA EXPO 2012 on Thursday, September 6, in Indianapolis, Ind.
Draper Inc. has announced a reimagining of the company’s projection screen surfaces, creating a collection of viewing surfaces unparalleled in the projection screen industry. The announcement means not only new viewing surface options for Draper projection screens, but also improvements and refined naming for the company’s existing surfaces.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - September 4, 2012 - DVDO, an award-winning provider of high-quality, high-definition (HD) video processing, switching and connectivity solutions, today announced that DVDO's full product line will be showcased at the upcoming CEDIA Expo, including the company's latest product, the Quick6™ HDMI switch. The Quick6 product is the industry's first high-performance HDMI® switch that features InstaPrevue™ technology, which enables a live picture-in-picture preview of each connected HDMI device. It is an essential component for home theater installations with multiple HDMI sources. DVDO's Quick6 HDMI switch joins the company's existing products that include the DVDO Air WirelessHD® system, and iScan™ Duo and EDGE Green video processors.
Minneapolis, Minn., USA (AUGUST 2012) - www.chiefmfg.com - Chief, an industry leader in mounts, racks and interactive solutions, is bringing a new generation ceiling mount that maintains the company’s continuing commitment to improvement and product innovation for the home theater environment.
Minneapolis, Minn., USA (SEPTEMBER 2012) - www.chiefmfg.com - Chief, an industry leader in mounts, racks and interactive solutions, is bringing its latest FUSION Series Carts and Stands to CEDIA Expo 2012, Booth 4835.
“The newly designed carts were built with the end-user in mind,” said Wade Link, Product Manager. “The updated look will fit well in educational and corporate settings, and the new height adjustment system and accessory shelf with handles will make maneuvering the carts easy.”
Minneapolis, Minn., USA (AUGUST 2012) - www.chiefmfg.com - Chief, an industry leader in mounts, racks and interactive solutions, is bringing a full assortment of AV rack systems to CEDIA Expo. Visit booth 4835 to learn about all the home theater applications for the latest Chief rack solutions.
Chief rack systems were designed to make the installation process as easy and efficient as possible. From extra space gained in the bottom of each rack for mounting small components to offering consistent ventilation options, the product line boasts advanced features and quality engineering that installers love to see.
Minneapolis, Minn., USA (AUGUST 2012) - www.chiefmfg.com - Chief, an industry leader in mounts, racks and interactive solutions, is bringing its ultra low-profile Thinstall Series of mounts and accessories to CEDIA Expo 2012, booth 4835.
Chief offers fixed wall, tilt wall and swing arm Thinstall solutions. These sleek, ruggedly-constructed mounts fold in to 1.8” (46 mm) or less.
Glenview, IL and Indianapolis, IN (CEDIA Expo Booth #3745) – September 3, 2012 – Crimson AV, LLC today announced that it will demonstrate their new series of Universal Tilting AV mount solutions with post-installation leveling which are designed for the residential and commercial markets at CEDIA Expo 2012, which takes place in Indianapolis, IN September 5-8, 2012. The three new models are T46A, T55A and T63A, and all are expected to ship in October.
Austin, TX and Indianapolis, IN (CEDIA Expo Booth #2225) August 30, 2012 – Screen Innovations (SI) today announces an exciting new promotional giveaway for CEDIA Expo 2012 attendees as part of a creative plan to showcase an impressive new lineup of projection screens and screen materials for residential and commercial applications. The “Free Black Diamond” promotion runs during CEDIA Expo September 6-8, 2012 and all attendees are eligible to participate. SI will award a 108" 1.4 gain Black Diamond Zero Edge G2 screen with full perimeter lighting plus a wall mount and hanging kit valued at $4200 to one very lucky attendee.
Glenview, IL and Indianapolis, IN (CEDIA Expo Booth #3745) – August 27, 2012 – Crimson AV, LLC today announced that a new version of the acclaimed VersaFit™ In-Wall Mounting System would be available in the fall. The new VFB16B is black in color and designed to blend flawlessly with existing décor, providing a sleek and aesthetically pleasing look for wall-mounted flat panel displays.
Glenview, IL and Indianapolis, IN (CEDIA Expo Booth #3745) – August 27, 2012 – Crimson AV, LLC today announced that it will demonstrate the new TL Series of Universal Tilt Locking AV mount solutions designed for the residential and commercial markets at CEDIA Expo 2012, which takes place in Indianapolis, IN September 5-8, 2012. Each of the three new TL Series mounts are available now, and all share Crimson’s proprietary lock and key systems, as well as an industry-leading 10-year warranty and 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, making them compelling options for integrators, designers, specifiers and end-users worldwide.
Glenview, IL and Indianapolis, IN (CEDIA Expo Booth #3745) – August 27, 2012 – Crimson AV, LLC, a manufacturer of professional-grade, value-added AV mounting solutions and accessories will demonstrate a unique folding iPad/Tablet/e-Reader stand called pocket-eAzl™. Already lauded as one of the most intriguing designs on the market today, and sure to be a hit for the holiday gift-giving season, CEDIA Expo attendees won't want to miss seeing the Pocket-eAzl by Crimson in booth #3745.
Featuring versatile design and premium craftsmanship, the new SANUS Alabaster Collection combines style and technology into three new elegant audio video furniture offerings. Completely pre-assembled and available in a 53" and 73" media console and also a 42" AV cabinet, each piece is handcrafted, boasting high-quality hardwood construction in a luxurious caramel or charcoal finish.
Glenview, IL and Indianapolis, IN (CEDIA Expo Booth #3745) – August 27, 2012 – Crimson AV, LLC today announced that it will demonstrate a new lineup of JR series projector mount solutions designed for the residential and commercial markets at CEDIA Expo 2012, which takes place in Indianapolis, IN September 5-8, 2012. The JR1 and JR2 are available now, and the JR3 SyncPro will be available in October. All three models will be actively displayed at CEDIA Expo in booth #3745, and attendees are encouraged to stop in for a hands-on demonstration.
Glenview, IL and Indianapolis, IN (CEDIA Expo Booth #3745) – August 27, 2012 – Crimson AV, LLC today announced that it will giveaway an assortment of its finest display and projector mount solutions designed for the residential and commercial markets to one lucky CEDIA Expo attendee each day of the show, which takes place in Indianapolis, IN September 5-8, 2012. All models will be actively displayed at CEDIA Expo in booth #3745, and attendees are encouraged to stop in for a hands-on demonstration and entry into the Crimson Collection.
Glenview, IL and Indianapolis, IN (CEDIA Expo Booth #3745) – August 27, 2012 – Crimson AV, LLC today announced that it will demonstrate their new series of Ultra-Thin Articulating AV mount solutions designed for the residential and commercial markets at CEDIA Expo 2012, which takes place in Indianapolis, IN September 5-8, 2012. Two new models, AU42 and AU65, will be available in October.
Austin, TX – August 27, 2012 (CEDIA - Booth #2225) – Screen Innovations (SI) will demonstrate for CEDIA Expo 2012 attendees an impressive new lineup of projection screens and screen materials for residential and commercial applications. On display will be the new Black Diamond Motorized and Black Diamond Zero Edge G2 projection screen as well as several new versions of the lesser-known Lunar™ Gray and Solar™ White screen materials, and a brand new rear-projection screen material called FlexGlass™ that is the first of its kind within the SI line. Demonstrating game-changing technologies that can easily represent a greater value per square inch in the video category than traditional flat panel displays, CEDIA Expo 2012 attendees are sure to be captivated with what they see in Screen Innovations booth #2225.
PETALUMA, Calif. — Aug. 29, 2012 — Panamax/Furman today announced that it would be offering two AC training sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2012 in Indianapolis. Marshall Currier, national trainer for Panamax, will present "Panamax Home Theater Power Management Solutions," while Garth Powell, Furman senior product designer, will present "AC Power — The Foundation of Every Home Theater System."
Austin, TX and Indianapolis, IN (CEDIA Expo booth #2602) - August 27, 2012 - ihiji announces today that several new features have been added to the company’s award-winning invision Remote Monitoring and Support system that will immediately benefit residential and commercial integrators via savings in both time and resources. The new features include a Daily Email Digest, Auto-Key and Ordering system, and support for several new manufacturers. Requiring no upgrade fees and made available automatically to all actively deployed ihiji invision systems, these new ihiji invision features serve to highlight the benefits of an industry specific cloud-based solution.
Key Digital® is proud to introduce its first complete system solution brought to fruition by Compass Control® and the Compass Alliance™ partners. Compass Control® represents the first fully integrated major control system built from the ground up to use Apple’s iOS 5 devices – iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® – as its backbone.
At CEDIA EXPO 2012, we will showcase a number of exciting products that offer an exceptional control experience for consumers, while providing installers with simple programming and seamless integration. On display will be our latest in-wall LCD touchpanels, in addition to the innovative SURFiR companion remote. Visitors to our booth will experience powerful and flexible multiroom audio solutions, as well as convenient accessories to expand the capabilities of our XP control processors. In addition, we'll be celebrating our 20th anniversary at the show, so be sure to stop by our booth and see how far we've come." — Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI
Armonk, NY. August 15, 2012—Autonomic, supplying the custom electronics industry with award- winning high performance cloud-based media solutions, has announced that they have become an UltraViolet device manufacturer licensee. UltraViolet is a digital rights authentication and cloud-based ecosystem that allows consumers unprecedented access to their home entertainment collections. Autonomic will offer Ultraviolet-compatible functionality in the company’s MMS-5AV media server, which will be previewed in Indianapolis at the 2012 CEDIA industry conference this September.
SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Aug. 14, 2012 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that the company is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Founded in 1992 by John Demskie out of a one-room apartment in Minnesota, RTI has grown from humble beginnings into a world-leading control system manufacturer known for introducing affordable control products that offer the state-of-the-art features and functionality often reserved for higher priced solutions.
Phoenix, AZ, August 15, 2012 — OmniMount, exhibiting at CEDIA 2012 (booth 3925), has launched a special web portal for CEDIA attendees to preview new product announcements and schedule appointments with the company during the show. Visitors can watch preview videos, read about products selected for CEDIA Best New Product and Exc!te awards, and find information on entering show giveaways. Resource links offer the ability to preview show literature, request printed brochures and sign up for corporate e-newsletters. The site will be live pre- and post-show for CEDIA highlights and additional information requests. Visit OmniMount.com.
At CEDIA 2012, Pakedge Device & Software will introduce a host of wireless and wired products designed to provide high-performance networking connectivity in custom installations, smart homes and audio/video bridging (AVB)-based systems.
Pakedge will be introducing an all-new family of ultra-high-power macrocell wireless access points that offer never-before-available configuration options and performance. They're optimized for use with smartphones, tablets, laptops and other home control devices and include built-in software that takes an entirely new approach to overcoming wireless interference for maximum range and throughput.
MR Family of Power Management Products
Panamax's MR family of elegant home theater power management solutions complements any A/V system, while offering advanced protection from surges/spikes and maximizing equipment performance. With auto-resetting voltage protection (AVM) and protection from catastrophic lightning strikes with Protect or Disconnect™ circuitry, peace of mind is never out of reach. These components also account for signal-level surges with universal coaxial, telephone, or LAN (RJ-45) protection. Performance-robbing AC noise is filtered for best system performance with Level 2 Noise Filtration (MR4000) and Linear Noise Filtration (MR4300 and MR5100).
Pro Control Products on Display at CEDIA EXPO 2012:
Pro Control ProPanel App
The ProPanel app gives end users complete control over any Pro Control system containing a ProLink.z control processor from the convenience of their iPod touch®, iPhone®, iPad®, or Android™ smartphone or tablet of any screen size. With so many control app options for dealers, ProPanel stands above the rest by enhancing the control experience for end users with unique capabilities such as full two-way feedback including cover art, weather graphics, and dynamic image lists, in addition to high-resolution graphics for the newest generation of iPad. Redefining ease of use, the app displays in both portrait and landscape views by rotating the Apple® or Android device with no additional programming required. ProPanel supports local connection via Wi-Fi™ and offers remote access capabilities via auto-switching Wi-Fi and 3G wireless — providing users with the convenience of control and monitoring from virtually anywhere in the world. Additionally, the ProPanel app sports a completely customizable graphical user interface, giving end users a consistent user experience across all Pro remote controllers in their system.
Harrison, N.Y. – August 6, 2012 – URC today announced details of its training and educational activities for CEDIA EXPO 2012, to be held from September 5 to 8 in Indianapolis. URC classes will offer training on both URC’s Complete Control Product (CCP) line and the breakthrough Total Control® whole-house line.
GESEKE, GERMANY, July 31, 2012 — B.M.C. Audio, a developer and manufacturer of high-performance, high-value audiophile components, has announced the appointment of J.B. Stanton Communications as its Brand-Building, Marketing & Public Relations agency to represent B.M.C.’s highly innovative products and technologies to the high-end audio, digital technology and affluent Lifestyle markets.
Previously, the Agency handled the B.M.C. Audio brand via its Distributor client Aaudio Imports, which it is no longer representing.
ANAHEIM, CALIF. (July 19, 2012) – Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com), an internationally leading manufacturer of mounts, carts & stands, and accessories is pleased to announce Robert Guzman as the Western Regional Sales Manager for Premier Mounts. With over five years at Premier Mounts, Guzman provides expertise and quality sales service to the AV industry.
ANAHEIM, CALIF. (July 13, 2012) – Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com), an internationally leading manufacturer of mounts, carts & stands, and accessories, is pleased to announce the return of Eric Stageman to the Premier Mounts’ team as the South Central Regional Sales Manager. With more than 15 years of experience in sales, Stageman will be a significant addition to the Premier Mounts’ sales team.
ANAHEIM, CALIF. (July 18, 2012) – Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com), an internationally leading manufacturer of mounts, carts & stands, and accessories, is excited to welcome back Anew C.T. to the Premier Mounts team. Anew C.T. will join Robert Guzman and Eric Stageman to continually provide positive customer experiences with Premier Mounts' leading and innovative product line.
Charlotte, NC - July18, 2012 - SnapAV, a manufacturer and exclusive source of more than 1,000 high-quality custom A/V products in the US and Canada, today announced that it now has Control4 Certified drivers for its Wirepath™ Surveillance DVRs and Binary™ HDMI Switchers.
SnapAV has upgraded its Wirepath™ DVRs to be directly controlled via IP using its newly-developed certified driver, located within the Control4 Composer programming software. SnapAV has also developed Control4 Certified drivers for its Binary™ HDMI Matrix Switchers. The certifications make integration into a Control4 system simpler and grants dealers access to comprehensive Control4 technical support when integrating the products. SnapAV is the first manufacturer to have a Control4 Certified driver for DVRs.
Irvine, CA - July 17, 2012 - VIZIO announced that Seiki Digital, Inc. has become a licensee under VIZIO's QAM patent portfolio. VIZIO, a leader in the American LCD HDTV market, owns a substantial worldwide patent portfolio directed to digital television technology. The parties have not disclosed financial terms of the agreement under which Seiki has agreed to make royalty payments to VIZIO for sales of licensed products.
Orange, CT, and Manhattan Beach, CA, June 26, 2012 - Krell Industries, LLC, the leader in high performance music and home theater systems, is pleased to announce that Noyd Communications will represent the brand as their new public relations agency of record. Noyd Communications will be responsible for the continual leverage and positioning of the Krell brand as the premier audio / video company in the industry.
INDIANAPOLIS (June 25, 2012) – As interest in home technology solutions increase, it is imperative that consumers are educated and informed about the options they have in addition to the professionals they should hire to deliver these solutions. In effort to provide a brand neutral, unbiased trusted source of information, the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) has launched a new consumer-focused website rich with informative content that positions CEDIA members as qualified and credible professionals who deliver home technology solutions.
Amber International is delighted to announce the launch of the eagerly anticipated URC Total Control range, which combines a series of products to create a whole home automation system.
URC has previously been known as a remote control company. With considerable experience in the residential CI market, the company has designed a range of quality yet affordable LAN based home automation products.