Archive for March, 2010

Blue Echo Solutions Announces Retail Partnership with CSV Audiovisual

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Redondo Beach, CA –  March 2nd, 2010 –  Blue Echo Solutions, the manufacturer of the award- winning HDMI products, announced today that it has entered a partnership with CSV Audiovisual to offer hd EZ lock Universal Locking HDMI Cable Adapter to Wholesale and Retail Customers in Australia.

CSV Audiovisual will carry hd EZ lock inventory and conduct sales, distribution and support for hd EZ lock in Australia, both through its showroom in Alexandria, Sydney and through its website, This will allow Blue Echo Solutions to have a full service marketing presence for Commercial and Residential System Integrators, Resellers and Dealers, and Retail Customers in Australia. Having hd EZ lock available locally allows customers to save on shipping and customs fees, and receive their products much faster and easier than having to order from overseas. (more…)

Runco Attains Coveted THX Certification on QuantumColor Series and VX-33 Projectors

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Meeting the stringent THX visual display performance requirements, Runco adds four new projectors to the best-of-breed THX certification list.

Beaverton, OR – March 3, 2010 — Runco®, the leading brand in luxury home theater video solutions and pioneering partner that offered the first THX® Certified home theater projectors and display products, is pleased to announce that the Runco VX-33i and VX-33d DLP® home cinema projectors and the QuantumColor™ Q-750i and Q-750d lampless LED home theater projectors have each received THX Display certification. The goal of THX certification, which was founded by legendary filmmaker George Lucas, is to recreate the power and performance of the cinema in a home theater and these new Runco THX Certified projectors are precisely engineered to bring the ultimate video experience to exceptional home theaters.

Leveraging its expertise in the cinema and movie post-production, THX ensures that certified projectors perform to the rigorous standards outlined in the THX Certified Display program.  THX is concerned purely with video performance; their design and testing standard is precise, rigorous and only the best video products achieve THX certification. The THX program is an assurance to buyers that high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) content can be projected with accurate color, luminance levels and video processing capabilities. (more…)

Audience to Exhibit at AXPONA Audio Expo In Jacksonville March 5 – 7

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Audience to Exhibit at First-Ever AXPONA Audio Expo In Jacksonville, Florida On March 5 – 7, 2010

Audience, a company dedicated to designing and manufacturing ultimate-performance audio/video equipment, will be demonstrating a complete high-end audio system at the inaugural AXPONA Audio Expo North America in Jacksonville, Florida. We cordially invite you to stop by during show hours.

AXPONA will take place March 5 – 7, 2010 at the Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel. Audience will be co-exhibiting in the Rope Room with House of Stereo, North Florida’s oldest premium audio/video dealer. (more…)

Marantz Offers Purchasers Of Its High-Performance Blu-ray Players A Free ROKU HD Digital Video Player

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

– Customers Who Purchase Company’s UD9004, UD8004, BD7004 or BD5004
Blu-ray Players at Authorized Retailers By March 31, 2010
Are Eligible for Mail-In Rebate –

MAHWAH, NJ – March 2, 2010 – Marantz America, a world leader of advanced home entertainment solutions, today announced that consumers who purchase one of its high-performance Blu-ray players, including models UD9004 (SRP: $5,999.99), UD8004 ($2,299.99), BD7004 (SRP: $799.99) or BD5004 ($549.99), from an authorized Marantz retailer from now until March 31 are eligible to receive a free ROKUâ HD Digital Video Player via mail-in rebate. The popular ROKU HD player allows users to stream and enjoy a wide range of Internet media services in superb high-definition video and audio, including Netflix, Amazon, Pandora, Major League Baseball and much more. Customer rebate redemption forms are available at (more…)

SENCORE RadianceXE™ Video Processor Named as 2010 Mark of Excellence Award Finalist for Video Product of the Year

Monday, March 1st, 2010

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Feb. 25, 2010 — SENCORE today announced its RadianceXE™ video processor is a finalist for the 2010 Mark of Excellence Video Product of the Year award, presented by the Consumer Electronic Association (CEA) TechHome Division. The RadianceXE™ acts as a video switch, processing the selected video source and then outputting video in the appropriate format and resolution for exceptional image quality.

Radiance video processors help ensure that A/V systems consistently deliver an entertainment experience good enough to please even the most discerning viewer,” said Thomas Stingley, SENCORE executive vice president of sales and marketing. “It’s gratifying to know that the CEA judges recognize how the RadXE supports the best-possible sound and image quality, in addition to offering new customer-friendly features like picture-in-picture preview and easy setup.”  (more…)

RTI’s Integration Designer® Software, U2 Weather-Resistant Controller and MRP-64 Multiroom Control Processor, Named as 2010 TechHome Mark of Excellence Award Finalists

Monday, March 1st, 2010

SHAKOPEE, Minn. Feb. 25, 2010 Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that its Integration Designer® programming platform, U2 weather-resistant controller, and MRP-64 multiroom control processor, were named as finalists for the 2010 TechHome Mark of Excellence Awards. Presented by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the awards recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in trend-setting custom home electronics products.

Finalists and winners in each of the TechHome Mark of Excellence Awards categories are chosen by a four-member judging team comprised of systems integrators, manufacturers, members of the trade press, and industry consultants. This year, RTI’s Integration Designer® software, U2, and MRP-64 were chosen as finalists in the categories of “Installation Product of the Year,” “Human Interface Product of the Year,” and “Multiroom Audio Video Product of the Year,” respectively.

We could not be more proud to be named as a finalist in three categories for the prestigious CEA TechHome Mark of Excellence Awards,” said Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI. “With the increasing interest in accessing more technology in and around the home, the demand for more advanced control solutions continues to grow for consumers and installers alike. We are answering the call with innovative products such as our U2 and MRP-64, and with RTI’s Integration Designer software, we continue to simplify and enhance the programming process.” (more…)

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