A brief look into some of the news bits we’ve collected from those on the distribution side of our business:
· DBL Distributing has entered a new distribution agreement to carry Hitachi’s LCD and plasma HDTVs, including its UltraVision Ultra Thin line of LCD HDTVs with 1.5-inch panels.
· AVAD announced Bob Gartland, it’s president and founding principal, has been selected to serve on a panel during the DisplaySearch HDTV 2008 Conference, being held next week at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa in Hollywood, California. According to AVAD, Gartland will appear along with Stephen Baker, VP of industry analysis at The NPD Group and Jonathan Zupnik, divisional merchandise manager for TV/Video/Audio at Sears Holdings Corporation on Wednesday, September 17 at 1:45 pm to offer advice on managing business through next year’s digital broadcast transition.
· The EDGE Distributors Group is now distributing Anthony Gallo Acoustics loudspeakers to its custom installer and integrator clientele.
· Wynit is now offering a disc duplicator from Epson called the PP-100 Discproducer; the product is intended for the distributor’s digital imaging and print and presentation market customers. For its security/ID and VAR customers, the distributor has also recently added the Arecont Vision line of high definition IP video cameras to its portfolio.