Jackass-3D breaks a few records…

HollywoodNews.com said today: “Jackass 3-D” grossed a whopping $50 million in its debut weekend, setting several records and setting punditry tongues wagging in the process… It is difficult to deny that the appeal of watching Johnny Knoxville kicking himself in the **** in actual (not converted) 3-D !

Brazos Valley ASID get “Green Home” Training

AudioVideo would like to Thank all the Interior Designers that attended the Lutron Lunch & Learn last Thursday.

In attendance were:

Aimee Allen, Candace Huber, Tiffany Gilley, Susan Tremont, Paula Wyble, Mary Kathryn Marx, Gail Moore, Suzanne Holt & Karen Loehr.

All became Lutron “Green Home” Certified.

Thanks Brazos Valley AIA Architechs

Kay, Wade and Eva Thank You for attending our AMX Lunch & Learn Today.

We really enjoyed hosting you at our Technology Center.

Feel free to stop by anytime.

Robb E. Sullivan


Toshiba Glasses-less 3DTV

Toshiba Glasses-less 3D REGZA GL1 TVs will arrive in Dec 2010. OK, there are glass-less TVs, but … they are small and they are low-res. “That’s one small step for Toshiba; one giant leap for man waiting for glass-free 3D”

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Controlling Apple Products with your AMX System

SONANCE® iPORT INTEGRATION

Integrate the Sonance iPort docking system to add control of an iPod® or iPod touch® to the whole-home entertainment system or seamlessly integrate into virtually any other environment, from hotel rooms to restaurants to business offices. The iPort provides charging, local audio distribution, and direct control access; includes IR support, allowing control of the iPod via IR remote (available separately); and adds integrated RS-232 for two-way communication from audio/video control devices, allowing for viewing of video and music playlist data over a wide range of compatible control systems.

Star Wars 3D confirmed for 2012

The entire Star Wars saga is being converted to 3D and will pop up in theaters sometime around Valentine’s Day (February) 2012.

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Apple Unveils Streaming-Only Apple TV

Apple’s music event on September 1st brought great news to home theater enthusiasts with the release of a new Apple TV.   The new Apple TV boasts a stripped down form factor about ¼ the size of older models.  This is in part because there is no longer local storage and Apple has stripped down the A/V ports to just an HDMI and Optical audio jack.

In terms of functionality, the new Apple TV works as a streaming only device.  Therefore, there’s no longer a need to worry about managing storage or syncing an iTunes library.  Movies and shows are streamed directly from iTunes as rentals.  In addition, Netflix streaming service is now supported with this new model.  The best part, is that there’s still the ability to wirelessly stream music, video and photos from your computer at blazing speeds.The back of the Apple TV

The Apple TV is scheduled to go on sale in September, with a starting pricepoint of $99.

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Ricky Chiappetta’s Funeral Service Information

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Services for Rick Joseph Chiappetta, 23, of Temple will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Ranjan Cletus officiating.

Burial will be in Bellwood Memorial Park.

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AudioVideo is mounring the death of a Ricky Chiappetta, A Great Guy!

Our co-worker and friend-Ricky Chiappetta was killed in a car accident Monday on his way to Sam Houston State University to give a presentation to his class. The driver that hit him feel asleep at the wheel.

Gene Joyce and the entire AudioVideo staff would like to extend our deepest sympathy to The Chiapetta Family, please understand we are mourning with you as well as celebrating the wonderful opportunity we had to know and work with Ricky-such a bright, fun and caring young man.

May God bless and keep his soul !

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AudioVideo is attending “Green Home” Convention in Atlanta

We are simplifying Going Green at Home.