Scenes from CEDIA EXPO 2010

Larry Reagan of Pro Audio Technology with the company's PMA amplifier.

projectiondesign's avielo optics SuperWide projector

WallWizard's Craig Matthews demonstrates the company's ControlWand technology that allows users to control a mount's motion via iPhone/iPad application.

HiFi Cinema Seating's new i-Fi Chair provides a fully immersive experience.

Oasis Home Theater Seating's new affordably priced Sterling Family.

Salamander Designs has introduced new rack-mountable furniture and LED lighting accents.

SnapAV's new Camden line of home theater furniture.

Chris Seymour of newly formed Seymour Screen Excellence showcasing the company's woven screen.

Audio, projector, mount, screen and home theater seating news from CEDIA 2010.

In home theater seating/furniture arena, Salamander Designs has introduced five new models within its Chameleon line of CE furniture: Oslo, Barcelona, Corsica, Elba and Venice. The company’s new wall mount, designed to configure with the Chameleon line as well as Salamander’s Synergy line, can be hung at any height. The aluminum rail rack mount attaches to studs, creating an aesthetically pleasing and functional accessory.

Salamader’s new LED lighting system, a CustomRetailer EXC!TE Award winner, creates an appealing accent to cabinetry or televisions. The lighting systems come in 14″ and 23″ lengths.

HiFi Cinema Seating offers the i-Fi Chair, which provides a fully immersive audio experience right in the confines of a home theater lounger. The company spent more than three years developing the technology, that would please even the most discerning audiophile, to achieve an unparalleled audio experience.

The speaker system includes a 4″ intreated paper cone woofer for natural sounds; 1″ soft dome tweeter; two-way monitor crossover; cabinet design and shape to minimize diffraction; and high-density MDF for cabinet resonance. The chair also include an integrated iPod and iPod Touch dock.

HiFi Cinema also touts the health and wellness benefits of the chair, claiming that it instantly relaxes and destresses owners. Other advantages include personalization of audio volume/experience. The chair’s MSRP is $4,995.

Over at WallWizard, a new mount company launched this past May, it was showcasing an exclusive product, the ControlWand, a software application that permits remote control operation of the brand’s motorized mounts from Apple iPad, iPod, iPhone via Wi‐Fi, and smartphones via Bluetooth.

WallWizard’s Control System is a two‐piece solution that consists of the brand’s proprietary ControlWand software application, which consumers download from App stores at a selling price of $9.99, and a Wi‐Fi / Bluetooth accessory that is available from authorized dealers at a selling price of $119.99. According to sales and marketing VP, Craig Matthews, WallWizard is the first and only mount brand to offer such an application.

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