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Electrosonic World Issue 17 Has Arrived

Electrosonic World Issue 17

Electrosonic World is Electrosonic’s means of sharing know-how and experience within the industry, and of celebrating with its customers and fellow project members the success of a diverse range of work.

To read the latest issue:
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To request a complimentary hard copy of Electrosonic World 17, please email your name, telephone number and address to info@electrosonic.com.

Electrosonic at InfoComm 2013

Electrosonic at InfoComm 2013

Electrosonic exhibited at InfoComm 2013 held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL and showcased the company's audio-visual systems integration and service solutions. Electrosonic's booth featured MicroTiles displays provided by Christie, an interactive flat panel with integrated touch and writing capabilities provided by SMART Technologies, and a 3-Person Collaboration Room Environment system called Media | Connect provided by Ashton Bentley.

Electrosonic wins Pro AV Spotlight Award at InfoComm 2013

Pro AV Spotlight Awards

Electrosonic accepted the Best Government AV Project award at the 6th Annual Pro AV Spotlight Awards for their work on the Santa Barbara Emergency Operations Center.

The Pro AV Spotlight Awards recognize the industry's best audio-visual installations in a range of distinct categories. The Awards honor technical design, innovation, and how instrumental the AV installation is to the clients’ missions. In partnership with Sound & Video Contractor and InfoComm International, the Pro AV Spotlight Awards were featured in a special ceremony at the InfoComm 2013 trade show in Orlando, Florida.

For more information, please visit the PRO AV Spotlight Awards Announcement.

Electrosonic at Asian Attractions Expo 2013

Asian Attractions Expo 2013

Electrosonic exhibited at Asian Attractions Expo 2013 held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, and showcased the company's audio-visual systems integration solutions in the Entertainment market in Asia and the rest of the world. Electrosonic's booth featured an internally projected video sphere provided by Pufferfish that visitors could interact with to display images of recent Electrosonic projects.

Electrosonic at ISE 2013

Electrosonic at ISE 2013

Electrosonic exhibited at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2013, which was held at the Amsterdam RAI in Netherlands from January 29 to 31. With over 895 exhibitors across 12 halls, there was plenty of new technology to be seen.

A joint venture of InfoComm International, CEDIA and NSCA, ISE is Europe's #1 show for AV and electronic systems integration. ISE 2013 was the largest professional AV and systems integration trade show ever held in Europe, bringing together manufacturers, distributors, integrators, specifiers and technology managers from over 100 countries worldwide.

For more information about Integrated Systems Europe 2013, please visit iseurope.org

Electrosonic Ranks #8 in SCN's Top 50 Systems Integrators for 2012

Systems Contractor News (SCN) has revealed its annual list of the Top 50 Systems Integrators for 2012 and we are proud to announce that Electrosonic placed 8th. The Top 50, which ranks firms from the U.S. and Canada, is determined by projected commercial systems integration revenue for 2012.

For the complete list and detailed info, please visit SCN's Top 50 Systems Integrators for 2012.

Electrosonic Acquires Global Immersion, a Leading Digital Immersive Theater Designer and Integrator

Electrosonic acquires Global Immersion

Photo: Jim Bowie, President of Electrosonic Group (right) and Martin Howe, CEO of Global Immersion (left)

Electrosonic is pleased to announce its acquisition of Global Immersion, a leader in the design and integration of high performance digital immersive theater attractions. Global Immersion will continue to serve the planetarium, institutional theater and giant screen markets.

The acquisition, completed on December 10, 2012, positions Electrosonic as the only company to offer digital immersive solutions across the theme park, museum, giant screen cinema and planetarium markets.

“This is a significant strategic move for both companies, and I am excited by the prospects presented by the acquisition,” says Jim Bowie, President of Electrosonic Group. “As a single operation, we will service an even broader range of markets, bringing further innovation and an expanded offering to our customers. Our goal to attract and develop the best industry talent has been one of the drivers of the acquisition. Together we will lead by consolidating our strengths and delivering the best visual systems in the world.”

Founded in 2007, Global Immersion is renowned for its work with highly specialized and technically-complex digital immersive theaters. The company has won multiple project and business awards, and has established a solid base of digital immersive theater attractions worldwide. Its project portfolio includes the California Academy of Sciences, Adler Planetarium, Moscow Planetarium, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Peoria Riverfront Museum and Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.

Martin Howe, CEO of Global Immersion comments “I am delighted with this transaction with Electrosonic. It allows us to further expand our activities and develop our product and service offering, opening up new doors and bringing with it many synergies. The planetarium and giant screen markets are undergoing significant change as the digital revolution pace quickens. Electrosonic offers a range of benefits that our customers can immediately enjoy. Its international reach and broad technical expertise and capacity mean that we can more cost-effectively service a wider range of customers in more locations, while building upon our shared reputation for quality, performance and support.”

Electrosonic's Projector Lamp Replacement Program Selected as a Hot Product by RPN Magazine

RPN 2012 Hot Products

Electrosonic's Projector Lamp Replacement Program is one of Religious Product News’ 2012 Hot Products & Services. Each year, RPN rounds up the hottest products and services from manufacturers and dealers in the church market.

Electrosonic's unique lamp program eliminates the hassle of procuring, storing and purchasing projector lamps. The program's annual contract locks in your lamp price, ensures there is a lamp ready to ship to you, starts the warranty on the day you install the lamp and handles recycling.

For more information, please visit the religiousproductnews.com

Electrosonic’s AV Expertise Showcased In Five Thea Award-Winning Projects

Thea Awards

Electrosonic's audio-visual accomplishments have been recognized by five projects honored with Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement at the 19th Annual Thea Awards. Electrosonic played key roles in five very diverse Thea Award Winners:

  • “Radiator Springs Racers” at Disney California Adventure Park (Attraction category)
  • “Transformers: The Ride 3D” at Universal Studios Singapore and Universal Studios Hollywood  (Attraction category)
  • Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary (Museum category)
  • Living Screen display at the "Big-O Experience" at Yeosu 2012 International Expo in Korea (Event category)
  • “Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter” in London (Studio Tour category)

The awards will be presented April 6, 2013, at a gala dinner at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

Presented by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), the Thea Awards recognize and honor excellence in creating outstanding visitor experiences, attractions, exhibits and places. TEA is an international non-profit association representing the world’s leading creators, developers, designers and producers of compelling places and experiences.

For more information, please visit the Thea Awards.

Electrosonic at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2012

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2012

Electrosonic exhibited at the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2012 held in Orlando, FL, and offered attendees a place to learn more about the company's systems integration, design and service solutions in the Entertainment market. Electrosonic's booth featured a video montage that highlighted the company's high profile projects in the theme parks and attractions industry.

IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities. The Expo provides attendees an opportunity to discover new ideas and business solutions, the best products and services, and unsurpassed networking with attractions industry operators and suppliers from around the world.

Learn more at www2.iaapa.org/expos/attractions/2012/index.asp