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AVDI Looking to Hire Motivated Audio Video Technology Installers (leo)

Locally Owned Company Looking to Hire Motivated Audio Video Technology Installers (leo)

compensation: $15-30 an Hour depending on experience
employment type: full-time
telecommuting okay

Locally Owned Company Looking to Hire Motivated Audio Video Installers
Follow this link to apply online:

Apply with AVDI

Job Title: Installer
Hours: Full time, hours may vary.
Travel: day trips as well as overnights. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Company Vehicle provided for all work related travel.
Responsible for setting up, installing, operating, testing, and troubleshooting audio and video equipment on site or on phone. We are looking for a person with a positive attitude, who is detail orientated and is willing to provide great customer service.
Installer may perform the following tasks:
– Set up and install equipment such as microphones, speakers, TVs, projectors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards.
– Able to manage projects and fill out daily/project workorders.
– Set up and operate sound and video equipment.
– Confer with client to establish cues and directions.
– Monitor sound feeds to ensure quality.
– Ensure equipment is installed according to designated layout.
– Test and resolve equipment issues.
– Diagnose and correct media system problems.
– Coordinate audio feeds with television images.
– Send in equipment for repairs as needed.
– Discuss assignments.
– Clean audio and video equipment and store properly.
– Ensure equipment the safe transfer and shipment of equipment.
– Compress and digitize audio and video data.
– Perform duties on location.
– Work with computer-controlled systems.
– Maintain inventory of equipment.
Installer may work alone or as group.
Requirements:
– Motivated team player with a strong work ethic, ability to work with and without direct supervision
– Troubleshooting skills
– Proven track record in providing superior customer service
– Strong networking and computer skills
– Ability to take direction and follow instructions.
– Must have a valid Driver’s license. Company vehicle provided for travel to and from job sites.
– Must have at least some tools. A detailed tool list is provided that can be purchased over time.
– Crestron certification or experience a plus, but not required.

First 8K TV screen to be put on sale by Sharp in October

Sharp has announced plans to sell an 8K television screen from October.

Although several companies have developed “super hi-vision” resolution test models, this is the first such TV to be made commercially available.

The 8K format provides 16 times as many pixels as 1080p high definition. It creates an image so detailed that it can appear three-dimensional.

However, the 85in (2.16m) device’s 16m yen ($133,000; £86,000) price is likely to limit sales.

Interest is expected to come mainly from broadcasters and other companies involved in testing the format.

Acorn TV to Debut 10 Shows In July

Acorn TV to Debut 10 Shows In July
By Phillip Swann

Washington, D.C. (June 22, 2016) — Acorn TV, the American streaming service that specializes in British-made programming, will premiere 10 new shows in July.

The new titles include season one of Cradle to Grave, the British sitcom that premiered in England last year; and Jericho, the ITV British crime drama series.

Acorn TV, which costs $4.99 a month, is now available as a 30-day free trial. The service is available on Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, the iPad and the iPhone.

Here are Acorn’s show debuts for July:

July 4
Midsomer Murders, series 18
Crimson Petal & The White
Genius of the Ancient World

July 11
Jericho
The Secret Life of Books, series 2

July 18
Cradle to Grave, series 1
Warrior Women

July 25
Murdoch Mysteries: A Merry Murdoch Christmas
Winter/The Killing Field
Q1, series 5 & 6
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Phillip Swann is president and publisher of TVPredictions.com. He has been quoted in dozens of publications and broadcast outlets, including CNN, Fox News, Inside Edition, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Financial Times, The Associated Press and The Hollywood Reporter. He can be reached at swann@tvpredictions.com or at 703-505-3064703-505-3064.

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Netflix to Add Nearly 100 Streaming Titles In July

Netflix to Add Nearly 100 Streaming Titles In July

Washington, D.C. (June 22, 2016) — Netflix is planning to add nearly 100 new movies and TV shows to its streaming lineup in July, according to Business Insider.

The new titles include several Netflix originals and/or U.S. debuts such as Marcella, a BBC detective crime series that first aired in Great Britain last April; season two of Marco Polo, Netflix’s historical drama about the infamous explorer; and season one of Magi, the Adventure of Sinbad, a Japanese-made anime series.

Other notable additions in July: The Big Short, the Oscar-nominated film from 2015 starring Brad Pitt; All four Lethal Weapon movies; Cinderella Man, the Ron Howard-directed Oscar-winning film about boxer James J. Braddock; and The Sting, the classic con-comedy starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

New Netflix titles that will be added July 1:
41 On 41
A Long Way From Home
Back to the Future
Back to the Future Part II
Back to the Future Part III

Bad Boys II
Batman: The Movie

Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
Between, season two
Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop II
Big Trouble in Little China
Blade 2
By the People: The Election of Barack Obama
Catwoman

Cheaper By the Dozen
Cinderella Man
Conflict
Death Race 2
Death Race 3: Inferno

Deep, season one
Dreamcatcher
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Gladiator

Hello Dolly!
Hey Arnold! The Movie!
Honey
Insomnia
The Italian Job (2003)

Jackass: Number Two
Jim Jefferies: Freedumb
Lalaloopsy Ponies: The Big Ponies
Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon 2

Lethal Weapon 3
Lethal Weapon 4
The Longest Yard
The Lovely Bones
Making the American Man

Marcella, season one
Marco Polo, season two
Mean Girls

Nevada Smith
Nick of Time

The Painted Veil
Pandemic
Phenomenon
Raiders of the Lost Art, season two
Rumor Has It

Scooby Doo
The Shannara Chronicles
The Sting
Stomp the Yard: Homecoming
Talhotblond

Terminus
Turner and Hooch
Twisted
Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic
Working Girl

Yours, Mine and Ours

July 4
Kuromukuro, season one

July 6
The Big Short

July 7
A War
The Armor of Light
Brahman Naman
NSU German History X, season one

July 8
The Invitation
World Party, season one

July 9
Mystery Files, season one
Mustang

July 10
The Last Kingdom, season one

July 12
Rolling Papers

July 14
Gridlocked
Magi: The Adventures of Sinbad, season one
Todd Margaret, season 3

July 15
The Adventures In Puss and Boots
Holidays
Ghostheads
Rebirth
Stranger Things, season one
Tony Robbins, I Am Not Your Guru

July 16
Fighting

July 19
Liv and Maddie, season 3

July 21
Internet Famous

July 22
Bojack Horsemen, season 3
Degrassi: Next Class, season two

July 24
Popples, season three

July 27
The Wave

July 29
Home: Adventures With Tip and Oh, season one
Last Chance U
Lego Bionicle: The Journey to One, season two
Tallulah

July 30
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, season 6, part one

July 31
Hit Record On TV with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, season two

Join the discussion! Comment below and/or share this story on Twitter

Phillip Swann is president and publisher of TVPredictions.com. He has been quoted in dozens of publications and broadcast outlets, including CNN, Fox News, Inside Edition, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Financial Times, The Associated Press and The Hollywood Reporter. He can be reached at swann@tvpredictions.com or at 703-505-3064703-505-3064.

Click TVPredictions.com to read more news and features on TV technology.

ABBOTT’S AVDI LOOKING TO HIRE MOTIVATED GENERAL LABORERS

LOCALLY OWNED COMPANY LOOKING TO HIRE MOTIVATED GENERAL LABORERS
Follow this link to apply online:

Apply with AVDI


Job Title: Laborer/Installer
Hours: Full time, hours may vary. Some travel required
Travel: Day trips as well as overnights. MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
Company Vehicle provided for all work related travel

Responsibilities: Help setting up and installing, and testing Audio Video Equipment on jobsites. Also general labor tasks at the Shop. Candidates will be self motivated, hard working, detail orientated, and willing to make sure our customers are left satisfied with the work we do for them.

Requirements:
At least some tools. Full list provided that can be purchased over time
Ability to take direction and complete tasks as handed to you.
Ensure equipment is installed according to designated layout.
Send in equipment for repairs or replacement as needed. Ability to fill out proper paperwork to track these issues.
Motivated team player with a strong work ethic, ability to work with and without direct supervision
Troubleshooting skills
Must have a valid Driver’s license. Company vehicle provided for travel to and from job sites.

This is a locally owned company with the possibility of advancement from within. Training provided as needed. Experience in construction, AV installation/integration a plus. Electronics experience a plus, but not required. Willing to train the right individual.

Abbott’s AVDI Looking to Hire Motivated Audio Video Installers (leo)

Locally Owned Company Looking to Hire Motivated Audio Video Technology Installers (leo)

compensation: $15-30 an Hour depending on experience
employment type: full-time
telecommuting okay

Locally Owned Company Looking to Hire Motivated Audio Video Installers
Follow this link to apply online:

Apply with AVDI

Job Title: Installer
Hours: Full time, hours may vary.
Travel: day trips as well as overnights. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Company Vehicle provided for all work related travel.
Responsible for setting up, installing, operating, testing, and troubleshooting audio and video equipment on site or on phone. We are looking for a person with a positive attitude, who is detail orientated and is willing to provide great customer service.
Installer may perform the following tasks:
– Set up and install equipment such as microphones, speakers, TVs, projectors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards.
– Able to manage projects and fill out daily/project workorders.
– Set up and operate sound and video equipment.
– Confer with client to establish cues and directions.
– Monitor sound feeds to ensure quality.
– Ensure equipment is installed according to designated layout.
– Test and resolve equipment issues.
– Diagnose and correct media system problems.
– Coordinate audio feeds with television images.
– Send in equipment for repairs as needed.
– Discuss assignments.
– Clean audio and video equipment and store properly.
– Ensure equipment the safe transfer and shipment of equipment.
– Compress and digitize audio and video data.
– Perform duties on location.
– Work with computer-controlled systems.
– Maintain inventory of equipment.
Installer may work alone or as group.
Requirements:
– Motivated team player with a strong work ethic, ability to work with and without direct supervision
– Troubleshooting skills
– Proven track record in providing superior customer service
– Strong networking and computer skills
– Ability to take direction and follow instructions.
– Must have a valid Driver’s license. Company vehicle provided for travel to and from job sites.
– Must have at least some tools. A detailed tool list is provided that can be purchased over time.
– Crestron certification or experience a plus, but not required.

Super Bowl blow out sale!!!!

Super Bowl blow out sale!!!!! Brand New Samsung 58″ 1080p LED HDTV for the low low price of $650.00 each

Best Buy sells the same model for 849.00

 

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Contact us at 888-990-2834 or sales@avdiusa.com for more info.

 

Thanks

 

The AVDI Team

Innovation Saves $$$

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Abbott’s AudioVisualDesignInstall

Well we’re doing it again!!! Killing it out there with new concepts and ideas all while using innovative ways to keep the cost down to our end users!!!

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This is our ceiling hung back-to-back 2×4 video walls. You can make any four TVs one 110″ screen or make them all different if you like. Some people may say its been done before time and time again in major markets but we’re bringing it to smaller markets for a smaller price using software and innovation to drive this beast. In the past you needed processors and specific TVs to make this happen,$5-10k for the video wall processor and $2500 per TV. That’s 30k per side not including wiring, mounting, video system and labor.

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However our Video walls are made up of regular 55″ Sharp monitors, cost $600 each, our innovative video wall software cost is free with our video system. Totaling to be around $4800.00 per side instead of $30,000.00.

Not too many AV companies can do what we do for the price, in fact none of them can!!!

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Star Wars: 3 locations hoping for a boost to tourism

Star Wars fans may be coming soon to an idyllic spot near you as tourist officials try to cash in on locations from the new movie in the series.

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Scenes from “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens” were shot in a number of places not used in the previous six films.

Here are three that could prove popular:
1. Puzzlewood

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The rural location near Gloucester, England, was inundated with fans when rumors spread in July 2014 that scenes were being filmed there.
The moody and mysterious woods appear in the trailer, and were referenced by director J.J. Abrams in a letter thanking the movie’s cast and crew.
While locations are often kept secret, local tourism groups dressed up a few surfers as stormtroopers last month to highlight the link. They’re hoping to boost visitor numbers by offering guided tours of the forest from December 16, the day before the film releases in the U.K.
Star Wars VII: Puzzlewood film location
Puzzlewood might double as Ewok planet Endor in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” film
Holidaycottages.co.uk, a site offering short-term vacation lets, said it saw an 85% jump in bookings in the area once news of the filming leaked out.
“The fact that Star Wars was filmed there is fantastic for tourism in the area,” said managing directory James Morris.
2. Skellig Michael

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Ireland is also hoping for a windfall. Tourism officials are betting that Skellig Michael’s appearance on the big screen will translate into more visits to the rocky outcrop, seven miles off the country’s west coast.
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Skellig Michael island is location for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and possibly next film too
The release of the film presents “a truly unique opportunity to highlight the South West and Ireland in 2016,” Tourism Ireland said, predicting a record year for visitors to the country in 2016.
Related: 17 ‘Star Wars’ locations that actually exist
Spain, Italy and Switzerland boast sites to visit from previous Star Wars films.
But Tunisia, home to many locations from the early installments, has missed out on the most recent movie, likely due to recent terror attacks and the Arab Spring uprisings.
Still, a recent tourism campaign video showing Star Wars characters dancing around Tunisian film locations has more than two millions views on YouTube.
3. Abu Dhabi

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Remote sand dunes in Abu Dhabi replaced Tunisia in “The Force Awakens,” and it’s already given the tiny emirate $60 million worth of free publicity, according to Paul Baker of twofour54, a media group which is hosting the local premier.
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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” uses scenic sites around Europe and the Middle East
The movie could give the U.K. and Ireland another boost too. Tourism officials are hoping that American fans will fly over to see the movie there first — it releases in parts of Europe one day before it does in the U.S.

 

 

SOURCES: CNN

 

http://money.cnn.com/2015/12/02/media/star-wars-locations-tourism/index.html

A Touchscreen That Knows the Angle of Your Finger Is Way Cooler than 3D Touch

What’s most impressive about this touchscreen that knows the exact angle of the finger touching it is that it’s the same display hardware found in every smartphone on the market right now. Its special abilities are all enabled through software, meaning your own phone is already capable of this.

Apple wants you to believe that anything more advanced than a simple tap requires revolutionary new screen hardware, and an upgrade to your smartphone. But a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff called Qeexo might have just one-upped the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus’s 3D Touch capabilities—and instead of buying a new phone for the new feature, you’d just need to upgrade it.

The researchers behind FingerAngle developed a brand new algorithm that allows a smartphone to estimate the pose of a finger, in 3D, as it makes contact with a touchscreen. This includes its angle relative to the display, as well as any rotation of the finger while it’s making contact.

It’s subtle, but the shape of a fingertip while pressed against a glass display is very distinct based on what part of the finger is making contact, and its angle. And this is what the researchers rely on to determine a finger’s orientation relative to a touchscreen.

So why is this useful? To do on-screen rotations with a touchscreen currently requires the use of two moving fingers. But the tiny display on a device like a smartwatch barely has enough room for a single digit.

When using this new algorithm, smartwatches can actually detect a finger being rotated while it’s touching its display, even while the finger isn’t changing position on-screen. This is not only useful for rotating images, but also for rotating on-screen dials such as a volume control.

But let’s not forget the potential for revolutionizing mobile gaming as well. Instead of having to use sloppy on-screen touch controls for aiming, players could simply point their finger at the display, and then angle it towards whatever they were trying to hit.

There’s no timeline for when you might start seeing FingerAngle as a standard feature in Android or iOS. But since it’s all accomplished through clever software tricks, there’s no reason to believe it won’t appear in downloadable apps first. It’s all dependent on who’s willing to cough up the money to license this slick technology first.

Read more at http://gizmodo.com/a-touchscreen-that-knows-the-angle-of-your-finger-is-wa-1742667522

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