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Lighthouse Leads the Way with Direct View LEDs Offering Incredible Imagery, Easy Installation

Coming soon to the InfoComm 2018 show in Las Vegas, Lighthouse addresses and eliminates many of the barriers to entry for direct-view LEDs in commercial applications. The Quantum q-Series and Dynamic Series deliver high dynamic range imagery across a wide color gamut. The Quantum q-Series includes proprietary, first-of-its-kind Peak Luminance Enhancement (PLE) technology for noticeably higher contrast levels and increased luminance.  

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Azione Unlimited’s Lucrative Lighting Initiative Illuminates Impressive Opportunities for AV Dealers

Azione Unlimited has officially launched its lighting agenda, creating an easier path for member dealers to enter this highly lucrative market. With new vendor partnerships and turnkey programs to integrate lighting packages as part of any smart home project, Azione is helping dealers tap into tremendous opportunities in the burgeoning residential lighting category.

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Savant Ambassador Program announced; Ambassadors will receive one year of HTA Certification dues

Savant has launched a new Ambassador Program, designed to identify and recognize integration firms for their knowledge and proficiency across key Savant product categories. Savant Ambassadors are also recognized for their supportive role leading to product design enhancements and evaluating new technologies, including participation in Savant’s extensive beta program.

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Azione Unlimited and Perfect Partners Prepare for ‘Philosophically Phocused in Philadelphia’ Spring Conference

Azione Unlimited gears up for its ‘Philosophically Phocused in Philadelphia’ Spring Conference announcing a leading roster of panelists, including Google Home, Sonos, and Josh.ai; engaging Experience Rooms; and extensive networking opportunities between the organization’s “Perfect Partners.” 
Azione welcomes members to the Sheraton Society Hill in historic Philadelphia from April 23rd – 25th.

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Google Home and Azione Unlimited Bring Voice Control Home

Representatives from Google Home will attend the 2018 Azione Spring Conference, Philosophically Phocused in Philadelphia, to be held April 23-25. They will introduce dealers to the new Google Home product line and program. Azione will also be featuring a speaker from Google’s Partnerships Development team at the conference, sharing thoughts on present and future trends in voice control, AI, and whole-home integration

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Lyngdorf Audio Aligns with Azione Unlimited

“The Lyngdorf brand is known throughout the world as a leader in high-performance digital audio and is a natural fit within our group,” says Azione President Richard Glikes. “Not only are Lyngdorf’s audiophile-focused products the ideal fit for our dealers, but we look forward to the idea-sharing, camaraderie, and profit opportunities Lyngdorf presents, making the company a truly ‘Perfect Partner’ for Azione in 2018 and beyond.”

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Demystifying High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG)

In the world of display technologies, one of the topics currently on everyone’s mind is high dynamic range, or HDR. There is a lot of misinformation disseminated about HDR, what it is, and what it does. This white paper will begin by defining what HDR really is, and then delve into the key technical elements of HDR and WCG and how it affects what we see on a display.

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KMB Welcomes the Season of Gratitude

For those of us who are truly blessed with a strong support network, good friends, and thriving businesses, it is even more important to recognize and give thanks to those who have helped us on our journey. And… let’s be honest. Sometimes it’s nice to be on the receiving end of a heartfelt “thank you,” as well.

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Does Your Client Say Thank You for the Experience?

The experience, we talk about it, we even place the word “exceptional” in front of it. As someone who has been among the commercial integration space dealing mostly with corporate and education, I know for sure that two things are certain – no two clients are the same and no two client’s needs are exactly the same as well.

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D-Tools and ConnectWise Integration Seamlessly Ties Project Workflow Together from Initial Proposal through Installation, Tracking, and On-Going Service

AV and IT professionals face a multitude of challenges associated with accurate budgeting and estimation, sales, system design, purchasing, field operations and project reporting. Poor or ineffective communication, along with missing or incomplete information can often mean the difference between success and failure.

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InfoComm 2018: Torus Power Isolation Transformers Provide Significant Performance Benefits for Commercial AV Systems

Torus Power will showcase the performance benefits toroidal isolation brings to commercial applications during InfoComm 2018, taking place June 6–8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in booth #N2834. By exhibiting at InfoComm, Torus confirms its commitment to the commercial market with proven toroidal technology for commercial applications of any size. There, Torus will showcase its full line of toroidal isolation transformers, from the powerful and robust Wall Mount (WM) line to the versatile, lightweight, and compact POWERBLOCK (PB) units.

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Leon Debuts Brand New Line of In-Ceiling Speakers and Expanded Outdoor Audio Offerings at InfoComm 2018, Booth N2938

Leon Speakers will be exhibiting their full lineup of products at this year’s InfoComm 2018 show (booth N2938) in Las Vegas from June 6–8. The company will be introducing new models to their in-ceiling line and showing an expansion of their outdoor speaker portfolio resulting from their recent acquisition of Terra Speakers. After much anticipation, the Axis Pro Design Series will be debuting at InfoComm 2018, the first commercial-grade in-ceiling speakers that Leon has offered.

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Leon Speakers Acquires Terra Speakers, Expanding their​ ​Portfolio of All-Weather, American-Made Audio

Leon and Terra have a long history of working together that dates back over a decade with Leon president Noah Kaplan and Terra president James Banfield having collaborated extensively on product development. Terra’s All Climate FIVE line of all-weather loudspeakers was designed in partnership with Kaplan, and Leon’s Boundary Series outdoor speakers are made with drivers manufactured by Terra at its Maine plant.

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Stewart Phantom HALR Screen Lights Up the LAVA Centre

One of the hottest video displays in the public sector is the newly installed 21-foot Stewart Phantom HALR screen in the Hvolsvöllur, Iceland LAVA Centre museum. Showing UltraHD 4K content to visitors near an approximately 40-foot replica of a mantle plume, which is an upswelling of extremely hot rock that regularly explodes, the combination of the exhibit and AV technology is designed to engage an estimated 150,000 museum visitors per year.

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