CSI President Appointed to 2007 InfoComm Academy Faculty Program

CSI President & CEO, John Lopinto, has been selected to serve as an Adjunct Instructor of the 2007 InfoComm Academy Program Faculty. This honor is in recognition of his valuable contributions as a past instructor for the ICIA.

Hauppauge, NY - Communications Specialties' President & CEO, John Lopinto, has been selected to serve as an Adjunct Instructor of the 2007 InfoComm Academy Program Faculty. This honor, bestowed upon him by the Board of Governors and Professional Education and Training Committee (PETC), is in recognition of his valuable contributions as a past instructor for the ICIA.


InfoComm International is the trade association of the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. It is the leading resource for AV market intelligence and news, and its training and education programs set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. Only a limited number of instructors are chosen to represent the cadre of faculty whose talents allow the ICIA to remain the premier source of training for the Professional AV Industry.

"I am flattered that my efforts over the past few years to educate the Pro A/V community on the merits of fiber optic technology have been so appreciated by the ICIA's Training Committee," remarked John Lopinto, President and CEO. "The ICIA is the premier trade association for the professional A/V and information communications industries, and I am proud to serve as a member of its Academy faculty."

As Adjunct Faculty, Mr. Lopinto is required to present at least two hours of instruction a year. In recognition of his Adjunct status, he is presented with a Certificate of Honor, in addition to an InfoComm newsletter story and press release.

John Lopinto is President, CEO and co -founder of Communications Specialties, Inc., a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission systems and high -performance computer -video interface products. Prior to founding the Company in 1983, Mr. Lopinto held various technical and managerial positions at the CBS Television Network, Home Box Office and Time Video Information Services (a subsidiary of Time Warner, Inc.).

Mr. Lopinto holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree. His professional affiliations include the American Electronics Association, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the International Communications Industries Association. He has taught seminars on fiber optic technology throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.


For more information on Communications Specialties, Inc. and its complete line of products, visit www.commspecial.com or contact CSI headquarters at: Phone: (631) 273 -0404, Fax: (631) 273 -1638, Email: info@commspecial.com.

Founded in 1983, Communications Specialties, Inc. (CSI) is recognized worldwide for its development of innovative products in the areas of fiber optic transmission and computer -video technology. CSI manufactures the Pure Digital Fiberlink® line of point -to -point fiber optic transmission systems for video, audio and data, the award -winning Scan Do® line of scan converters and Deuce® video scalers. The company is headquartered on Long Island, NY and has a wholly -owned subsidiary, Communications Specialties Pte Ltd in Singapore.

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