Archive for February, 2010

Media Decor Offers Elegant Solutions for Concealing Large Flatscreen TVs

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010


FT. LAUDERDALE, FL—Media Decor LLC (www.mediadecor.com), leading manufacturer of elegant solutions to discreetly conceal flatscreen TVs, believes that the perfect place for fine art is in front of your television!

As TV screens increase in size, the most popular location for placement tends to be a wall—but when the TV is turned off, it becomes a large, black glass object that’s difficult to hide. Enter Media Decor with three attractive designer solutions for concealing flatscreen displays behind beautiful framed artwork. Designers and homeowners can choose Moving Art on Canvas, Mirrors, and Art Lift systems, over 500 frame styles ranging from traditional to contemporary, and over 2,500 works of art available on the company’s website—or, alternatively, client-supplied artwork. As a free service to installers, architects, and designers, Media Decor also offers AutoCAD drawings with detailed instructions. (more…)

SENCORE Releases Latest Version of ColorPro by CalMAN 3D Calibration Software

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Key Features in Version 4.0 Include Added Grayscale/Gamma Calibration and Luminance Adjustment

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Feb. 1, 2010 — SENCORE, an engineering leader in high-quality signal transmission, today joined with partner SpectraCal to launch Version 4.0 of its CEDIA award-winning ColorPro by CalMAN 3D calibration software.

ColorPro by CalMAN 3D is an innovative combination of SpectraCal and SENCORE ColorPro software that enables the use of a laptop computer to manage the components and processes necessary to deliver accurate, fast, and glitch-free display calibration for optimal image quality. The software meets the needs of manufacturers, broadcast and production facilities, government installations, systems integrators, and professional calibrators. (more…)

SENCORE Launches Fast, Accurate, Sturdy Klein K-10 Colorimeter

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Feb. 1, 2010 — SENCORE, an engineering leader in high-quality signal transmission, today announced the addition of the Klein K-10 Colorimeter to its expanding portfolio of products. Fast, accurate, sensitive, and sturdy enough for field use, the Klein K-10 analyzes and measures light and color to support the best possible image quality in high-end audio/video and home cinema systems, display manufacture and QA, production and post production, digital cinema, and more.

SENCORE’s new optical color meter incorporates 5-mm by 5-mm photodiodes and thermally stable components to deliver exceptionally reliable and accurate performance. In addition, highly precise spectral filters, along with a light mixing chamber, ensure that the photodiodes register the same light, whatever the probe’s circular orientation. The Klein K-10 works fast at even extremely low light levels (.0001 fL) — with a sensor that takes 256 samples and resolves eight full meter updates every second. (more…)

New Matrix Switcher from Gefen Supplies Simple and Reliable Method of System Integration

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

CHATSWORTH, CA – Connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of its new 8×8 CrossPoint Matrix for HDMI v1.3. This matrix switcher enables direct connections between high definition sources and displays without networking.

Eight Blu-ray players, gaming systems or set-top boxes using the HDMI format can be switched to any eight displays with the 8×8 CrossPoint Matrix for HDMI v1.3. High definition resolutions up to 1080p full HD are delivered instantly when selected. Plug and play operation and support for the expanded HDMI v1.3 format, including deep color as well as Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio make this a useful addition to any environment using consumer equipment.

“This matrix requires no networking, and gives direct access to any eight hi-def sources from one or more hi-def displays,” said Hagai Gefen, president and CEO, Gefen Inc. “It is a true matrix, allowing any source to be viewed on one or all eight displays.”

Installation is simple, requiring the connection of eight hi-def sources to the eight HDMI inputs, and the connection of eight hi-def displays to the eight HDMI outputs. Users can assign any source to any display, relaying hi-def video with HDCP compliance and multi-channel audio with no signal delays.

The 8×8 Cross Point Matrix for HDMI v1.3 offers local front panel control, IR remote access and RS-232 compatibility. It comes with an external power supply, eight HDMI cables and rack ears for mounting.

Samson to Expand Expedition Line of Portable Sound Systems

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

New models offer users a wireless and a 500 watt solutions ideal for parties, tailgates, karaoke and more

Hauppauge, NY – February 03, 2010 – Samson Technologies, an industry leading audio technology manufacturer, is excited to announce two new additions to the Expedition family of Portable Sound Systems.  Due out in April of this year the XP40iw (wireless) and XP510i will join the highly successful XP308i Portable Sound System.  The new models will continue Expedition tradition of delivering powerful single system portable sound and are perfect at a tailgate, backyard barbeque, wedding or Christmas party. (more…)

SENCORE Adds Features to Portable MP500 HDMI Test Tool

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Enhancements Make Unique MP500 MediaPro Faster and More Effective at Troubleshooting HDMI-Based A/V Systems

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Feb. 1, 2010 — SENCORE, an engineering leader in high-quality signal transmission, today announced it has added enhancements to its powerful MP500 MediaPro handheld generator and HDMI analyzer that make it even faster and more effective at optimizing operation of complex HDMI-based audio/video systems. (more…)

JL Audio Exclusive Provider of Audio Gear for Unique Autosports: Miami, TV Series

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Miramar, FL—February 2010—JL Audio (www.jlaudio.com), the world’s premier manufacturer of high-quality audio products, has been chosen as the exclusive supplier of audio equipment used in the new TV series Unique Autosports: Miami, to be executive-produced by Will Castro of Facio Productions, the automobile customizer to the stars.

Unique Autosports: Miami will premiere on Sunday, February 28 at 10:30 a.m. The half hour show will be filmed on location at the company’s world headquarters in Miami, Florida, and will comprise eight star-studded episodes, Each episode, which Castro and Facio Productions will produce, will detail the customization of celebrity vehicles by Will Castro’s expert installation crew, led by Manny “Mad Dog” Machado Jr. Guest stars who will appear on the shows include: the New York Yankees CC Sabathia, AJ Burnett, and Nick Swisher; NBA superstar LeBron James; music artist Sean “Diddy” Combs; NASCAR driver Tony Stewart; NBA All-Stars Amare Stoudemire and Jermaine O’Neal; NFL All-Pro Maurice Jones-Drew; and hip-hop artist Fat Joe. (more…)

Micromega Launches AirStream, a Breakthrough Wireless DAC

Monday, February 1st, 2010

WM-10 Combines Compelling Blend of Performance, Ease of Operation, Flexibility and

Convenience to satisfy the Most Discerning Music Lovers

Champlain, NY January 28, 2010 — Audio Plus Services, a leading North American importer/distributor of premium products for the audio, video and home theater markets, has delivered the world’s very first Wi-Fi 802.11n wireless DAC. The WM-10 “AirStream” combines unsurpassed sound quality with ultra-simple installation for both audiophiles and casual listeners alike. The WM-10 ($1595 MSRP) accesses stored music on computer hard drives with a seamless control experience that complements today’s busy lifestyle. (more…)

Panamax/Furman BlueBOLT™ Technology Receives Electronic House TOPS Award at CES 2010

Monday, February 1st, 2010

PETALUMA, Calif. — Jan. 28, 2010 — Panamax/Furman today announced that its BlueBOLT™ technology was honored at CES 2010 with an Electronic House TOPS Award in the “Power Management, Conditioning & Backup” category. Offering unprecedented ease of use through a uniquely rich, modern graphical user interface, BlueBOLT provides secure, hosted IP (Internet Protocol) system control over compatible Panamax and Furman products. (more…)

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