Custom Installers to Get Home Theater Design Expertise & CEDIA CEUs at Regional Education

Video Display Innovator Hosts "Elite Home Theater" Course at Stamford, Connecticut CEDIA Regional Education Event

UNION CITY, CALIFORNIA - May 3, 2005 - Runco International, the world leader in high -end home theater video display technology, is sending its experts on the road to show custom installers the keys to designing a world -class home theater. The company is partnering with CEDIA Regional Education to host the "Elite Home Theater" course throughout 2005. Runco International joins coNEXTion Systems, Inc., Genelec, and Stewart Filmscreen to show attendees what it takes to design a home theater with an amazing picture and a look that fits any contemporary décor. The next course is set for Monday, May 16 at the Stamford, Connecticut regional education event at the Stamford Marriot.

"At the CEDIA Regional Education in Stamford, we're going to show what some of our new products are capable of, and how they integrate with other high -performance theater components to create a next -generation home theater," said Bob Hana, president of Runco International. "Runco projectors and flat -panel displays are designed to meet the challenges custom installers face in designing high -end theaters for clients who demand the finest performance. Any installer who attends our 'Elite Home Theater' course will come away with some new insight on specifying a theater that makes the most of the viewing environment and integrated systems."

At the "Elite Home Theater" course, attendees will get to see a number of high -definition Runco International projectors in action on a variety of screen types. The demonstration will highlight the need for different imaging technologies as a function of installation size and type. Runco will demonstrate the Reflection™ Series CL -510, CL -710, and VX -5000d, as well as the Video XtremeVX -2c 3 -chip Projection System with the DHD Digital Video Controller.

The Stamford CEDIA Regional Education runs from Saturday, May 14 to Wednesday, May 18 with the Runco -sponsored course scheduled as follows:

Elite Home Theater
Presented by: Runco International, Stewart Filmscreen, Genelec, and coNEXTion Systems
(CEDIA CEU Value: .375 Credits)

Monday, May 16, 2005:
10 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 4 pm
4:30 pm - 6 pm

Tuesday, May 17, 2005:
8:00 am - 9:30 am
10:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 2 pm
2:30 pm - 4 pm

For more information, or to sign up for these courses, please visit .

About Runco International, Inc.
Founded in 1987 and currently headquartered in Union City, California, Runco International, Inc is a market leader in state -of -the -art projection systems, flat -panel plasma monitors, video processors and other components for the consumer market. Runco's innovations have won numerous awards and citations from the world press. Runco was the first company to introduce and market a line doubler with a multi -frequency projector in 1990 and also introduced the first multiple -aspect -ratio controller, the ARC -IV, to the Home Theater market. Recently, both of these features have become essential for the new digital high definition capable televisions. For more information on Runco International, Inc. visit the web at .
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