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April 13, 2015
Canadian Suite at NAB Celebrates 50 Years
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the popular Canadian Suite. This social gathering is a long-standing tradition that brings the best of Canada’s media industry together during NAB to interact in a relaxed atmosphere. The 2015 Canadian Suite returns to the Flamingo Hotel on April 13-15, 2015. To celebrate the milestone, the Wednesday evening gathering will be staged poolside at the Flamingo Beach Club Pool. Join us for the special celebration!

Special thanks go to all the Canadian Suite sponsors who have made this a milestone to remember!


April 13, 2015
Applied Electronics Wins Telestream Premier Reseller Award at NAB
Telestream announced their top five Americas premier resellers and top three EMEA premier resellers at their annual NAB reseller event on April 12, 2015. Applied Electronics was selected as one of the top five Americas premier resellers in 2014 and honoured with a Telestream Premier Reseller Award.

March 30, 2015
Applied Electronics Presents Tektronix VideoInsight Seminars in Ottawa & Vancouver
Applied Electronics is pleased to bring the popular Tektronix VideoInsight technical seminars to Ottawa and Vancouver. Digital video is an ever changing technology. From Analog to HD-SDI to 4K/UHDTV1 to IP video, it can be difficult to keep pace. The Tektronix VideoInsight Seminar shows you innovative test solutions and current tips on tackling today's video challenges. Click link above for details or to Register Today!

Ottawa - May 5, 2015
Vancouver - June 16, 2015


March 3, 2015
Applied Electronics Upgrades The Shopping Channel to HD with New Automated Production Workflows
The Shopping Channel reached out to Applied Electronics with the goal to upgrade its broadcast facility to HD and implement a new file-based, automated workflows. Successful and seamless migration of the existing manually-based production workflow infrastructure to an automated system was of paramount importance to The Shopping Channel.

March 3, 2015
We're Hiring!
We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

1. Marketing Coordinator - Mississauga, Ontario
2. Project Manager, Audio Visual Systems - Ottawa, Ontario
3. Installation Technician, Audio Visual Systems - Ottawa, Ontario


February 20, 2015
Introducing Our New Digital Format Newsletter - Viewfinder
At Applied Electronics, we are proud of our accomplishments and believe it is important to communicate to clients and suppliers about our current projects, events, new technologies, partnerships, company news, as well as our employees' milestones.

Stay connected with Applied Electronics and see what's new.


February 19, 2015
Watch Client Testimonial: Anthony Cicione, General Manager, Fight Network
"The goal here was to provide a full broadcast facility for us – ready with master control, production control room, studio facilities, editing facilities – and Applied [Electronics] was there for us, to help us develop the concept, right from the beginning to the execution at the end, and even now, to the follow-up," says Anthony Cicione, General Manager, Anthem: Fight Network/FNTSY Sports Network.

February 4, 2015
Whitepaper: Learn How Metadata Tagging Can Save Your Company Money and Time
In today's digitally rich computing environments, understanding more about the contents of large data sets consisting of video, image and audio files can be overwhelming but required.

Automating the collection and understanding of the associated data sets through metadata tagging can save time and money, and in some cases enhance and accelerate the monetization of digital assets.


January 30, 2015
SMPTE Appoints Paul Stechly as New SMPTE Finance Vice President
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has appointed Paul Stechly the new SMPTE Finance Vice President.

Paul Stechly, President of Applied Electronics, is heavily involved with the Toronto Section of SMPTE and is past Toronto Chair and past Canadian Governor. Paul is also a SMPTE Fellow and the Membership Vice President of SMPTE serving a term through 2015.


January 16, 2015
Join us for a Lunch & Learn featuring 'Extron SMP 351' on January 22, 2015
Come and learn about Extron’s innovative high performance streaming and recording processor.

The SMP 351 provides an audio and video media processor that records, streams, and outputs a digital video signal comprising up to two source windows of high-resolution computer-video, high-definition video, or standard video with background image and metadata


January 2, 2015
Applied Electronics Appointed an Avid Elite Reseller
Avid Technology, a world leading provider of audio and video technology for media organizations and independent professionals, appoints Applied Electronics an Avid Elite Reseller in Canada.

"Content creators and media professionals across the country turn to Applied Electronics for solutions to streamline their media production, management and distribution operations," says Jim Goessinger, Vice President of the Broadcast and Data Solutions Division at Applied Electronics. "Avid's broad portfolio of solutions for capturing, creating, editing and distributing digital media provide boundless possibilities and we are excited to deliver them to the Canadian market."


December 30, 2014
We're Hiring!
We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

1. Broadcast Applications Specialist - Mississauga, Ontario
2. Audio Visual Installation Technician - Vancouver, BC


December 18, 2014
The Extron ShareLink 200 - Wireless Collaboration Gateway
The Extron ShareLink 200 Wireless Collaboration Gateway enables anyone to present content from a personal device on a display, transforming any meeting room into a collaboration space.

December 15, 2014
Extron's New Streaming Media Processor - SMP 351
The SMP 351 is a high performance streaming and recording processor for capturing and distributing AV sources and presentations as live streaming or recorded media.

December 4, 2014
Crestron AirMedia™ now puts meeting leaders and instructors in complete control
Crestron AirMedia™ already makes wireless AV presentation and collaboration from mobile devices incredibly easy.

November 19, 2014
SMART kapp now shipping!
SMART Technologies Begins Shipping Revolutionary SMART kapp™ Through Applied Electronics!

November 12, 2014
Crestron ships presentation systems with 3 series control
Crestron is shipping its DMPS3-200-C and DMPS3-300-C all-in-one presentation systems with built-in Crestron 3-Series Control Systems.

October 23, 2014
Planar Adds Two New Ultra-Narrow Bezel Models
Planar Systems today announced two new “ultra-narrow” bezel LCD models in its line of Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture: a 46” model with 800 nits brightness and a 55” model with 500 nits brightness.

October 8, 2014
October is AV Month
In October, the audiovisual community unites to celebrate, promote and share the AV industry with the world.

October 2, 2014
Planar UltraLux Series Updates
Planar® UltraLux™ Series 70” and 80” models with ERO™ now incorporate Corning® Gorilla® Glass, providing four times the strength as standard cover glass and additional scratch resistance. Planar’s ERO™ technology continues to deliver enhanced durability, superior optical performance, and reduced parallax, which is especially important for touch applications.

October 1, 2014
Applied Electronics Bringing Emergent Technologies to WABE
Look for Applied Electronics booths 303, 317 and 402 at the 2014 Western Association of Broadcast Engineer’s (WABE) Convention to be held in Edmonton, Alberta at the Shaw Convention Centre from October 26th to 29th.

September 22, 2014
TFO Wins a Second Position at the IBC 2014 Innovation Award
In Amsterdam, last Sunday, Groupe Média TFO finished second for a “Content Management” award at the closing gala of the IBC 2014 Innovation Awards.

September 17, 2014
SMART Releases SMART Kapp Board Video
SMART released a new video that shows, for the first time ever, the simplicity and power of our reinvented dry erase board.

September 10, 2014
Sharp Intros New LCD Series for Signage Applications
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Sharp’s new PN-Y Series display is available in 55-inch, 47-inch, 42-inch or 32-inch sizes with a 1920×1080 native resolution, LED-lit LCD.

August 28, 2014
Ross Video Appoints Patrick Wells as Regional Sales Manager for Western Canada
PRESS RELEASE: Ross Video is pleased to announce that Patrick Wells has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for Western Canada.

August 14, 2014
Extron Introduces Two New IP Link Pro Control Processors
Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the IPL Pro CR88 and IPL Pro IRS8 control processors.

August 1, 2014
Sharp launches 80-Inch LED dual-touch display for Crestron RL
Unified Collaboration Gets Bigger with New Sharp® 80-Inch LED Dual-Touch Display for Crestron RL™. Sharp Electronics PN-L802B has been qualified by Microsoft® for use with Crestron RL and Polycom® CX8000 group collaboration solutions.

July 29, 2014
Extron Introduces New USB Extender that Supports a Wide Range of Devices
Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the USB Extender Plus, which extends signals from USB peripheral devices located up to 330 feet (100 meters) away from the host computer using a single CATx cable. The extender supports USB 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, and 1.0 devices with data rates up to 480 Mbps. Direct connection of USB peripherals to a remote host eliminates the need for additional IP network drops, equipment, software, or drivers.


July 15, 2014
Middle Atlantic MPR Now Brings Series Surge Protection To Vertical Power Strips
Series Protection™ Modular Power Raceway modules enable the industry’s fastest-responding series surge protection within the company’s configurable vertical power strip system.

July 9, 2014
Extron's New Scaling Presentation Switcher
Extron Electronics is announcing the immediate availability of the IN1608 IPCP, new models within the IN1608 product family that feature built-in Extron IP Link Pro control processors for AV system control.

June 24, 2014
AMX Adds Screen Mirroring and Web Conferencing to Enzo
Enzo is a flexible platform for meeting rooms that provides Instant On, Instant Access to Content, Instant Meeting Start and Instant Sharing. Enzo makes it easy to instantly access and share information with others in your meeting. Enzo is designed as a flexible platform that can adapt to the changing ways users collaborate.

June 18, 2014
PRESS RELEASE: Applied Electronics appointed as SMART Kapp select partner for new digital capture board in Canada
Applied Electronics Limited, a leading Canadian solutions designer, supplier and integrator of professional audio visual, broadcast and data management technology, is pleased to be appointed as a SMART kapp™ Select Partner by SMART Technologies Inc., a leading collaboration company and global provider of visual collaboration solutions.

June 12, 2014
Barco Releases Near-Seamless LCD Video Wall
Barco's OverView KVD-5521 is a high-performance, mid level brightness and cost optimized 55" LCD-panel, dedicated for use in tiled video wall applications. With an extremely narrow bezel of only 3.5 mm, excellent colors and contrast, and a wide viewing angle, the OverView KVD-5521 takes the visual performance of LCD video walls to a new level.

June 6, 2014
Media Shuttle’s Defense-in-Depth Security Strategy
This white paper provides an overview of the security architecture and service operations of Signiant’s Media Shuttle hybrid SaaS solution.

June 2, 2014
We are Hiring!
We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Unified Communications Sales Representative - Mississauga
AV CAD Designer - Mississauga
Account Manager, Technology Sales - Audio Visual/ Broadcast / Data Solutions - Edmonton


June 2, 2014
Ross Video Introduces Acuity - The Next Generation Production Switcher
Acuity is a completely new large switcher platform that takes Ross production switchers to the next level of performance and unleashes operator creativity. It combines operational elegance and aesthetic beauty with technical competence. This is a groundbreaking new production tool that is a joy to use and will simply get the job done without compromise.

May 23, 2014
HARMAN to Acquire AMX - Technology Leader in Video Switching and Enterprise Control and Automation Solutions
STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), the premier infotainment and audio group, today announced it has signed an agreement with The Duchossois Group, Inc. and its affiliates to acquire AMX LLC for US$365 million.

May 21, 2014
PeerlessAV Announces World’s Thinnest Video Wall Mount at 1.87 Inches
PeerlessAV, the leader in digital signage wall mounts, is pleased to announce the world’s thinnest video wall mount – the SmartMount® Slim Video Wall Mount (DSVW755S).

May 21, 2014
PRESS RELEASE: Article in the OBJ that captures Applied Electronics Limited's capabilities in Unified Comm
Applied Electronics was featured in an article in the Ottawa Business Journal explaining how businesses can use unified communications to increase productivity.

May 16, 2014
Imagine Communications Unveils Next-Generation Signal Processor, Selenio X100™ — Future-Proofed for IP and Ultra HD
Imagine Communications, a market share leader of software and networking solutions serving the global media and entertainment markets, today announced the launch of the Selenio X100, the latest enhancement to the company’s best-in-class facility signal processing and mobile production solutions. An important milestone in bringing to market the Imagine Communications vision of a future defined by IP, software, the cloud and TV Everywhere, the Selenio X100 ensures support for hybrid, next-generation television and production systems by offering a unique architecture future-proofed for uncompressed baseband over IP and Ultra HD (UHD).

May 14, 2014
Blackmagic Studio Camera
Introducing Blackmagic Studio Camera, the world’s most advanced broadcast camera for live production! Inside its incredibly tough, lightweight magnesium alloy body you get a massive 10” viewfinder, 4 hour battery, talkback, tally indicators, phantom powered microphone connections and built in optical fiber and SDI connections that let you connect to your switcher with a single cable! The Blackmagic Studio Camera is available in HD and Ultra HD models, and is packed with all the advanced features you need for multi camera production and broadcast!

May 7, 2014
Extron Releases Pro Series Control Systems
Global Configurator is Extron's most powerful and versatile control system configuration software. It is ideal for a wide variety of control systems and applications, and helps streamline integration within today's demanding AV control environments.

April 28, 2014
EMC's Syncplicity quietly guns for Box, others
EMC's Syncplicity, the storage giant's cloud file sharing and collaboration service, is looking to thump Box in the enterprise as well as other players such as Dropbox. It appears to be quietly making some headway.

April 24, 2014
Crestron Takes Room Scheduling Touch Screens To A Beautiful New Level
With its clean, modern appearance, brilliant color display, and room status beacons, new TSS-752 room scheduling touch screen makes an elegant statement in any environment.

April 21, 2014
SMART Introduces the SMART Board 6065 4K Interactive Flat Panel
SMART Technologies has announced the release of the new SMART Board 6065 ultra HD, 4K interactive flat panel for the education vertical.

April 16, 2014
Signiant Launches SkyDrop Hybrid SaaS Solution to Accelerate Movement of Large Data Sets Into and Out of Cloud Storage
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement, today announced a significant extension of the company’s cloud portfolio with the introduction of Signiant SkyDrop – the first and only commercially available hybrid SaaS solution that accelerates the movement of big data and professional media files into and out of cloud storage.

April 10, 2014
Dalet Acquires AmberFin - Purchase Strengthens Dalet’s Leadership in MAM
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for broadcasters and content providers, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Advent Venture Partners to acquire AmberFin, the highly regarded, UK-based company that specializes in video ingest, complex media manipulation, transcoding and quality control (QC) solutions.

April 8, 2014
The new Grass Valley
On April 1, 2014, a new leader in the broadcast technology industry was born, created from the merger of two of the market’s most respected and dynamic firms – Grass Valley and Miranda.

April 7, 2014
AJA Debuts CION: 4K/UHD/2K/HD Professional Camera at NAB 2014
AJA Video Systems announces an entirely new professional camera, the CION. CION features an ergonomic design and is capable of shooting at 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD resolutions.

April 3, 2014
Ross Video Introduces Telestration and Touchscreen Applications for XPression
Today, Ross Video announced that it will be showcasing state-of-the-art Touchscreen and Telestration applications for XPression at NAB 2014.

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