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JP Lilley Is Now An Authorized Dealer For Apollo Designs

Apollo Design ® has been one of the world's leading innovators, manufacturers, and distributors of gobos, fixtures, color filters and related equipment and accessories for the lighting profession for over a quater of a century. Custom Gobos are the bedrock of Apollo Design and the dedication they have for producing custom patterns is fundamental to their company. Each gobo is unique and their commitment to the customer, attention to detail and focus on quality never waivers. ​ Gobos can be metal, glass or plastic. The choice of material is dependent upon budget, application, fixture, and pattern design. The style and selection is limitless! Light Up Your Wedding Lighting can completely transform your venue from ordinary to spectacular. Lighting has a powerful impact on the overall feel of ...
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​Is Your Big-Screen "Big Game" Party Legal?

     With the 51st "Big Game" coming up on February 5th, many Americans will be hosting or attending viewing parties. Your game day checklist may include beer, junk food, a giant 60-inch 4K LED TV, that great sounding 5.1 surround sound system, and a cease-and-desist letter from the league? Well, maybe.      Several years ago, the league sent a cease-and-desist letter to an Indiana church that had planned to broadcast the "Big Game" on a large TV and charge an attendance fee. In the letter to the church, the league stated that it was a violation of copyright law to display "The Biggest Event in Pro Football" to a public gathering on a screen larger than 55 inches diagonally. The controversial order caused the league to back down a...
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Vaddio Elevates the Huddle Room Experience Delivering the First Enterprise-Class USB PTZ Camera with Integrated Audio

​ New ConferenceSHOT AV sets new standards in quality, ease of use and affordability for huddle, small and medium conference rooms. Eden Prairie, MN (January 2017) – Vaddio, the premier provider of conferencing and production audio visual solutions, will showcase the new ConferenceSHOT™ AV Enterprise Class Conferencing System at ISE 2017 booth 2-C42. Ideal for huddle rooms and small- to medium-sized conference rooms, the ConferenceSHOT AV sets new price performance standards for USB-based enterprise-class conferencing systems. Powerful The ConferenceSHOT AV integrates a 10X zoom PTZ camera and audio conferencing mixer into a single USB 3.0 device, so you can easily connect up to two microphones and an external speaker directly to the camera. It allows simple plug and play functionality wit...
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Improve Your Meeting With Small AV Changes

Imagine you are searching for a new car, and you know exactly which one you want. You are scouring different websites and local dealerships. You finally find that two different dealerships have the exact car you want. How do you decide? You decide to visit each dealership. The first one has faded paint on the building, the salesperson's shirt is un-tucked and the dealership's sign is quite old. So, you head to the next dealership. Here the paint is new, the salespeople are dressed well, and they even have a brand new LED sign out front! Knowing this, which dealership do you buy your car at?  Planning and executing your event can be very much the same. Usually the goal is to motivate employees, sell an idea or to get everyone on the same page. Just like the dealerships, small details c...
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Vaddio New OneLINK HDMI for RoboSHOT HDMI and Third-Party Videoconferencing Cameras and Codecs – Now Shipping

​ MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 22, 2015) – Vaddio's revolutionary OneLINK™ HDMI, utilizing HDBaseT™ technology is now shipping. The OneLINK HDMI extends power, video and control over a single Cat. 5e cable up to 100 meters, eliminating complex and expensive methods traditionally required during an installation. Designed to fit a variety of applications, the OneLINK HDMI offers enhanced flexibility when specifying room solutions. Using HDBaseT connectivity, the OneLINK HDMI has the ability to transmit and receive uncompressed HDMI digital video up to, and including, 2160p/30 on one single Cat 5e/6 cable. Additionally, the OneLINK HDMI system sends and regulates power plus provides bi-directional control channels for Ethernet and RS-232. Vaddio has created four distinct OneLINK HDMI solutions ...
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