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Showcase of AV technology applications for the Hospitality, Leisure & Entertainment Industries. AV industry leaders at InfoComm Asia 2008, largest dedicated trade show in Asia for pro AV and systems integration

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Showcase of AV technology applications for the Hospitality, Leisure & Entertainment Industries AV industry leaders at InfoComm Asia 2008, largest dedicated trade show in Asia for pro AV and systems integration

Submitted on 09/29/08, 09:19 AM

(Hong Kong, 25 September 2008) Hotel and resort managers, leisure park operators, entertainment service providers, show producers or event managers will be able to see, assess and learn about a broad spectrum of audiovisual solutions this November 19 -21 at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. InfoComm Asia 2008, the pan Asian trade show for pro AV technology and systems integration will debut with more than 226 exhibiting companies from 20 countries, including three group pavilions - Singapore, Taiwan and the USA.


The trend in the entertainment industry is moving from merely 'showing' to offering immersive and interactive experiences for the audience. Equipment like 3D projectors, wide field -of -view screens or panoramic domed or curved screens, giant indoor and outdoor LED display systems, 'sensurround' sound systems, and dynamic lightings are some of the 'tools' which entertainment providers use to empower audiences to be fully engaged with their program, giving them a powerful and memorable experience.

These technologies are showcased in a dedicated Entertainment Technology Pavilion at InfoComm Asia 2008, where industry leaders will present their latest AV hardware and software applications for the entertainment industry. Among the applications featured are high impact medium such as immersive, 3D and large format LED display and projection systems from Barco and Lighthouse; digital cinema technology from Christie and Projectiondesign; Zeppelin iPOD® speaker systems from Bowers and Wilkins; auditorium audio systems from Beyerdynamic and DIS Danish Interpretation Systems; Show and Media Control software for theme parks, museums, casinos, theaters, planetarium, live events, architectural video, showrooms, etc, from Medialon; touchpanel contol systems to automate and streamline lightings and AV equipment from Crestron; and matrix switchers for high resolution computer -video and stereo audio routing from Extron and Kramer.

Hospitality and leisure park operators may also be interested to visit the Digital Signage Pavilion, where buyers and decision makers can learn how they can tap the power of digital signage to inform, promote and captivate their customers. Manufacturers like LG Electronics, DT Research and SMART Technology bring their complete digital signage solutions including interactive boards to the Pavilion.

The hospitality, leisure and entertainment sector is one of several key markets for the AV vendors gathered at InfoComm Asia 2008. Other exhibiting companies catering to this market include Batrix, BXB, Beijing CuanBo Jiye Electronic, Beijing Leyard, Brahler & Quadra, Broadsign, ClearOne, Creator, Da -Lite, Dehao Electronics, Dynascan, Gefen, IEI Technology, Join Merit Media, Oripix, RTI Controls (EZ Control Technology), Taiden, Televic, Sanyo, Sharp -Roxy, Stewart Filmscreen, Vity, VTRON, and Zhaoke Electronics. Altogether, some 226 manufacturers and suppliers will collectively put up a comprehensive display of the AV technologies tailored for the diverse Asian markets.

In addition to the trade exhibition, there will also be a Summit program comprising educational seminars, manufacturers' presentations and industry -focused conferences, viz. Transportation, Building, Facility Management and Education. A key component of the industry conferences is the technical site visit program to give participants a better appreciation of AV applications in the various industries. Visits to the command and control centers of facilities which have installed or employed AV systems extensively have been planned.

Attendance in the Trade Exhibition and Summit is free, for trade representatives and professional end users only. Registration is required. Summit attendance is subject to space availability and confirmation by the organizers. For full information and registration, please visit www.infocomm -asia.com.

Organizer

InfoCommAsia Pte Ltd is dedicated to delivering professionally organized exhibitions and events exclusively for the ProAV, home automation and systems integration industry in Asia. It is a joint venture between InfoComm International® (www.infocomm.org), organizers of InfoComm, the world leading event for the audiovisual industry and MP Asia Pte Ltd, a founding partner of WEO, a regional network of professional event organizers committed to supporting fellow industry players.
InfoCommAsia events bring together global solutions and world class technology, provide access to Asia's diverse and thriving markets, and deliver expert knowledge to industry practitioners and manufacturers. Besides staging cutting -edge showcases, every InfoCommAsia event promises invaluable education and training, expert presentations, live pavilions and exciting networking opportunities, providing new age marketing opportunities for the global AV industry.

Additional information is available at www.infocommasia.org.

Sponsors
InfoComm International® is the international trade association of the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has 4,700 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end -users and multimedia professionals from more than 70 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV market research and news. Its training and education programs, along with its separately administered Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) and corporately administered Certified Audiovisual Solutions Provider (CAVSP) company credentials, set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also co -sponsors the Integrated Systems shows in Europe and Russia and the InfoComm Asia shows incorporating Integrated Systems China and Asia.

Additional information is available at www.infocomm.org.

The Chinese Institute of Electronics (CIE) was founded in 1962 as a non -profit, academic and national learned corporate body registered at the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China and under the auspices of China Ministry of Information Industry. Its objective is to promote the advancement of electronics information science and technology. The CIE comprises over 100,000 individual members, about 500 group members, 44 professional societies, 12 working committees and a working team of about 100 full -time staff. It has regional branches in 30 cities, provinces and autonomous regions.

Additional information is available at www.cie -china.org.

The Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance (IMCCA) is an organization of members who share a common interest in fostering and promoting people to people communications and learning throughout their industry. Alliance members are end users, vendors, and other interested professionals involved in interactive multimedia and collaborative communications technologies and their applications. The IMCCA actively supports and seeks to bring about unification of several disparate professional organizations in its industry. IMCCA encourages the development of technology standards for the industry, case study success models, and broad dissemination of multimedia and collaborative communications information.

Additional information is available at www.imcca.org


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