Sounds Distribution Now Distributing Avolites

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

 

Sounds Distribution President Rohan Persaud

Sounds Distribution President Rohan Persaud

Sounds Distribution has announced that it has been appointed as the exclusive Canadian distributor for Avolites.

A manufacturer of lighting controllers, Avolites is best known for its Tiger Touch II, Quartz, and Titan Mobile products. Sounds Distribution President Rohan Persaud says the company will soon be releasing a dealer price guide for Avolites.

For more information, contact Sounds Distribution: 905-428-9062, www.soundsdistribution.com.

Ron Morissette Retires from Solotech

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Jean-Louis Blanchard presents a plaque of recognition to Ron Morissette

Jean-Louis Blanchard presents a plaque of recognition to Ron Morissette

After a long and successful career that led Solotech’s Ron Morissette to be in involved in virtually every aspect of the entertainment industry, he recently announced that he has chosen to retire from the industry.

Over the last four decades Morissette has been at the forefront of innovations that have significantly advanced the fields of entertainment and audiovisual technology.  In 2008 he joined Solotech in the role of general manager of corporate development. In that capacity he was one of the prime movers of the expansion policy across Canada for Solotech’s Integration Division.  More recently, Morissette put all of his energy into the start-up of a Solotech office in Toronto.

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William F. White’s Student & Filmmaker Open House Happening Oct. 3

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

FebFreeze 1William F. White International has announced details for its 2015 Student & Filmmaker Open House. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at the company’s headquarters from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free. The address is 800 Islington Ave. in Toronto. 

To RSVP, email bmorin@whites.com or call 416-239-5050 ext. 3835

Students, faculty, independent filmmakers, technicians, and those interested in movie-making are invited to this free one-day event.  The company tells those interested to feel free passing along the information to anyone who they believe would benefit from attending.

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ATEN Technology Partners with EIKI International as North American Distributor

Friday, September 11th, 2015
ATEN’s Lewis Washington (left) & EIKI’s Steve Rubery.

ATEN’s Lewis Washington (left) & EIKI’s Steve Rubery.

ATEN Technology, a designer and manufacturer of connectivity and management solutions, has named EIKI International as its North American Distributor for its VanCryst Professional A/V product line.

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i-Pix Announces American Distributor for Db1

Friday, September 11th, 2015

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U.K.-based specialist lighting manufacturer i-Pix has announced that Florida-based Inner Circle Distribution (ICD) as its exclusive distributor in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and South America for its new db1 video/beam effect light-source.

The db1 was launched in April this year. i-Pix’ Chris Ewington explains that he specifically sought an independent and specialist distribution company to represent the brand and support and promote i-Pix products and concepts.

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Calibre Appoints George Koumis as Technical Business Development Manager

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
George Koumis (left) and Tim Brooksbank

George Koumis (left) and Tim Brooksbank

Calibre has appointed George Koumis as technical business development manager with focus on Calibre’s OEM business and sales channels in the Americas.

Koumis is based out of Sacramento, CA and will focus on building OEM relationships. Koumis started his professional career in design engineering of video scan convertor boards at General Electric. He also has 20 years’ experience working for Barco in business development, design engineering, and product management for image processing technology including at Folsom.

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NAB Show Opens 2016 Call for Speakers

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

 NAB smallSpeaking proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 NAB Show, which will be held April 16-21, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to the world’s largest expo of media and entertainment technologies, NAB Show offers educational opportunities that demonstrate how innovations in digital media may generate new business and career opportunities.

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LDInnovation & Technology Conference Details Released

Friday, August 28th, 2015

14 LDILDI Show 2015 organizers have released some details for the upcoming LDInnovation & Technology Conference, which features three days of sessions on the issues important to the lighting, production, and staging industry. The 2015 LDI Show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from Oct. 19-25. The conference portion will be held from Oct. 19th to 25th and the exhibition portion will run from the 23rd to 25th.

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AMX Canada & Techni+Contact Product Conferences Announced for Montreal

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

On Sept. 1st and 2nd, AMX Canada and Techni+Contact we will be launching the second leg of their cross-Canada product conferences near Montreal to showcase all their commercial lines.

These events will entail an intense half-day of workshops from manufacturers, table top presentations, and demos. Snacks, refreshments, and lunch will be provided as well as door prizes and giveaways.

There will be four identical sessions over two days. Seats are limited so those interested are encourage to register soon, say the companies.

Presentations and Technology Showcases to include:

  • “Video & Network Media over IP Networks” by Jamie Trader – AMX by Harman
  • “Managing AV in the Connected Enterprise” by Justin Kennedy – AMX by Harman
  • “Sound Masking Solutions” by Matt Ransom – Cambridge Sound Management
  • “Conference systems” by Natalie Scalise, Techni+Contact Canada Ltd
  • “Art of Mixing: Digital vs Analog” by Dave Nicholas, Techni+Contact Canada Ltd
  • “Muxlab Connectivity Solutions” by Pascal Gaudrault, Muxlab Inc.
  • “Media Matrix” by Natalie Scalise, Techni+Contact Canada Ltd

When: Sept. 1-2, 2015
Where: Pearson Electrotechnology Centre, room C201
5000 René-Huguet, Lachine, QC, H8T 1M7
*enter by the main entrance.

Registration is available, HERE.

PLASA Show 2015 Makes Last Call For Free Visitor Registration

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

PLASA passThis Monday, Aug. 31st, is the last day that visitors can pre-register for free entry to PLASA Show 2015, one of the largest annual business events for the live entertainment technology industry. Organizers say international pre-registrations are at their highest level since the show moved to ExCel on London, England in 2013, with registrations coming from over 90 countries so far.

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