Polk Audio Renews Participation in D-Tools MVP Program

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D-Tools Inc. announced today that Polk Audio has renewed its participation in the D-Tools MVP program. Polk Audio is an award-winning designer and manufacturer of high performance audio products. Users of D-Tools SIX will have continued free access to the company’s full suite of Home Theater audio products. D-Tools product database better enables D-Tools System […]

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Bay Audio Hires Audio Associates as Rep Company for Two Eastern Territories

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Bay Audio, a manufacturer of premium loudspeaker solutions for A/V integrators and specialty dealers, has announced the appointment of Audio Associates of Somerset, NJ as its independent sales representation covering two territories — Metro New York (including Long Island, New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware) and the Mid-Atlantic region (including Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia). […]

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Digital Home Suppliers Partners with M&K Sound, Becomes U.S. Distributor

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Digital Home Suppliers has announced a new partnership with speaker manufacturer M&K Sound to become the exclusive distributor of M&K Sound products in the United States. Founded by former Electronic Stockroom Vice President Jason Saret and a group of veteran consumer electronics, audio and technology experts that includes a former Director of Velodyne Acoustics, Digital […]

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Call for Entries: D-Tools Design Awards

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D-Tools Inc. has announced call for entries for its annual contest, the Design Awards. D-Tools is pursuing System Integrator software users’ greatest success stories and project designs that display how the software has positively affected their business and ROI. Winning success stories will be selected from a diverse group of D-Tools users and announced at […]

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THIEL Audio Appoints New CEO

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THIEL Audio has announced today that as part of a complete brand revitalization plan, the company’s headquarters has been relocated to the Nashville, Tenn. area and new ownership has appointed John Wittman as CEO. Wittman joins THIEL Audio with a successful track record in consumer products, manufacturing, distribution and most recently the publishing industry. To […]

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DPI Promotes Michael Bridwell to VP of Marketing and Home Entertainment

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Digital Projection International (DPI), a manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announced this month the promotion of Michael Bridwell to vice president of marketing and home entertainment.  After six years of leading the marketing strategy for DPI in the Americas, this new role expands his responsibilities in the residential market. Bridwell assumes his new roles immediately. […]

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Bay Audio Adds Aaron Gutin as North American VP Sales and Marketing

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Bay Audio, a manufacturer of premium loudspeaker solutions for AV integrators and specialty dealers, has announced the appointment of Aaron Gutin as VP of sales and marketing for North America. Gutin will be showcasing Bay Audio’s premium selection of architectural loudspeakers, custom soundbars, home theater solutions and outdoor loudspeakers to top A/V dealers and technology […]

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Screen Research and Grace Motif Announce North American Distribution Partnership

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Adeo Screen of Poland, owners of Screen Research, has announced their partnership with Scottsdale, Ariz. based, Grace Motif, Inc., a national distributor of specialty residential and commercial AV products. Beginning June 1, 2014, Grace Motif will now act as the exclusive North American distributor for Screen Research for the residential custom installation market. To read […]

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STRATACACHE Hires Chuck Gose

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Digital Signage company STRATACACHE this month announced the addition of Chuck Gose, as VP, SME of corporate communications. As part of the newly created segment, Gose will be responsible for working with existing customers on improving their internal communications effectiveness with digital signage, while also continuing to be a key technology advocate for employee communications. […]

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Biamp Systems Hires Paul Waadevig as Newest Product Manager

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Biamp Systems, a provider of networked media systems, this month announced that it has named Paul Waadevig as its new unified communications product manager. Bringing more than 10 years of conferencing, collaboration, and telecommunication service experience to Biamp, Waadevig will oversee the strategy, development and promotion of the company’s conferencing products. To read the complete […]

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DVIGear Joins HDBaseT Alliance

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DVIGear this month announced it has joined the HDBaseT Alliance as an Adopter. The HDBaseT Alliance is a cross-industry alliance founded by LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Valens Semiconductor to promote and standardize HDBaseT technology for whole-home distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content. To read the complete press release online, click here.

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Joseph Electronics Hires Ryhann Williams

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Joseph Electronics (JE), a distributor for the broadcast industry and provider of fiber termination and custom fiber solutions through Joseph Fiber Solutions (JFS), has announced Ryhaan Williams as the new director of strategic accounts. Williams will be responsible for strengthening existing relationships, expanding the reach of JE into the broadcast market, and securing project and […]

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Shannon Riffle Added as Regional Sales Manager to The Davinci Group

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The DaVinci Group announced the addition of industry veteran Shannon Riffle as regional sales manager covering the Midwest and Northeast regions of the United States. Shannon has spent the last 17 years in the architectural audio channel. His experience includes positions of regional sales manager with SpeakerCraft and national sales manager with Current Audio. To […]

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Jack Kline Becomes Chairman, President and CEO of Christie’s Operating Companies

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Christie last month announced that Kenji Hamashima, chairman, president and CEO of the Christie group of companies will step down from his current role effective April 1, 2014. Jack Kline, president and COO, Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. will assume the role of chairman, president and CEO of all of Christie’s operating companies, worldwide. To […]

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Peerless-AV Promotes Brian McClimans to Vice President of Global Business Development

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Peerless-AV has announced the promotion of Brian McClimans to vice president of global business development effective immediately. McClimans will be expanding his role into a stronger international focus. He will be collaborating with Peerless-AV teams based in London, EMEA, Mexico and South America to further expand upon the European and Mexican team’s accomplishments and establish […]

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Michael Schaffer Named Scala Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

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Scala, Inc. announced this month that it has hired Michael Schaffer as its new chief financial officer and chief operations officer. Reporting to Scala CEO Tom Nix, Schaffer started Jan. 20, 2014. Schaffer will be responsible for Scala’s worldwide finance, technology, facilities and human resources functions. To read the complete press release online, click here.

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