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<br /> Vol. 57 No. 7 July 18, 2011<br /> TARGETING DIGITAL<br /> SIGNAGE IN RETAIL<br /> TECHNOLOGY IS NOW FOR<br /> BUSINESSES OF ALL SIZES.<br /> 2011Twenty-sixth Annual<br /> CommerCial SyStemS integration Survey<br /> SUPPLEMENT TO SOUND & COMMUNICATIONS<br /> INSIDE: 26TH<br /> COMMERCIAL<br /> SYSTEMS<br /> INTEGRATION<br /> SURVEY REPORT<br /> HAUTE COUTURE<br /> WITH VIDEO<br /> DISPLAYS ELEGANCE AT CK FLAGSHIP STORE.<br /> GETTING CLOSE<br /> NEW TECHNOLOGIES ATTRACT SHOPPERS.<br /> AV FOR SYSTEMS INTEGRATORS, CONTRACTORS AND CONSULTANTS<br /> <br /> <br /> pprorofefesssioionnaal sl seerieriess<br /> FromFrtohme ltehaedeleraidnehriginhhpigehrfopremrfaonrmceanpcroejepcrtojersc:tors:<br /> From the lleader iin hiigh performance projjectors:<br /> 2560x1160<br /> Arrevoluluttioionininhowyouse<br /> ––ththenewi<a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=1"> Vol. 57 No. 7 </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=2"> pprorofefesssioionnaal sl seerieriess F</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=3"> </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=4"> Volume 57 Number 7 July 18, 2011 FEATURES </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=5"> </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=6"> It’s a wrap! For those follow- ing the “escapa</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=7"> Our Speakers Actually Do. simp</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=8"> IT’S TIME TO GO SMALL An ideal complement to the</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=9"> NEWSLETTER AUDIO MANUFACTURERS CREATE THE OCA ALL</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=10"> NEWSLETTER realized there was tremendous value in</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=11"> The really big screens for the really big shows. </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=12"> Getting Close Localization is key to success. By </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=13"> INNOVATION #6,247 A Full Line of Energy-Efficient L</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=14"> </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=15"> </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=16"> Measuring Audio Signals & Voltages Part 3 Speech </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=17"> New StudioLive™16.0.2. The record-everything, con</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=18"> and slow time responses next to each other. With </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=19"> Are we there yet? You bet we are. </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=20"> So, How Are We Doing? A few thoughts on the AV mi</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=21"> Epson's full line of corporate projectors makes e</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=22"> Transportation Stadiums/Arenas </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=23"> </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=24"> Communication Technologies In HOWs Which ones are</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=25"> LISTEN UP! SENNHEISER INSTALLED SOU</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=26"> Dramatic Audio Video Update Word of Life Christia</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=27"> Excellence runs in our family. </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=28"> Three line arrays provide concert-quality sound t</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=29"> Two new Consoles. In nite New Possibilities. </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=30"> Dual 220-inch diagonal screens are used for graph</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=31"> Rose explained, “The presentation system includes</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=32"> Account Manager 1992 Who’s responsible for produc</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=33"> </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=34"> Eclipse Matr The proven solutio • Most comprehe</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=35"> concert-level sound to more than 3500 parishioner</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=36"> By Land And By Sea ShowSys, a FUNA Company, finds </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=37"> “Most of our ship work was smaller in scope, or m</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=38"> This Movies Under The Stars attrac</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=39"> more than one economic down- turn. In 2002, short</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=40"> HAUTE COUTURE WITH VIDEO Displays elegance at CK </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=41"> Sebastian Piras </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=42"> virtually every codec,” noted Manahan. VideoLAN’s</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=43"> You turn it on. We make it work. Introducing the</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=44"> Sean Toohey The low ceiling on the Lower L</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=45"> Sebastian Piras Metal structure and support </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=46"> To create more than just informational signage an</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=47"> Today’s consumers are increasingly video savvy an</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=48"> Touch-activated screens help retailers create a p</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=49"> Although many retail installations use standard</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=50"> Retail end-caps are nothing new for retailers. Th</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=51"> then more broadly as retailers begin seeing the p</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=52"> DIGITAL SIGNAGE IN HEALTHCARE Interactivity lends</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=53"> An overview of the lobby and a different angle of</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=54"> Although video is key to this installation, audio</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=55"> some of the programming of the video content. “We</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=56"> CONFLICTING ECONOMIC THEORIES The AV industry wei</a> <a title="Sound &amp; 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There has been a major increase in </a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=94"> Q #17 ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES FOR LIGHTING-SPECIF</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=95"> and maintenance may be onerous, but the long-term</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=96"> Sound & Communications 10 Commercial Systems In</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=97"> mercial systems integrator who told us flat out th</a> <a title="Sound &amp; Communications 2011-07-18 Issue, Vol.57 No.7 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd6fca7c?page=98"> Q #32 I FIND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS’ WEBSITES: </a>