John Kurtinecz is Vice President of JP Lilley focusing on technical products and services facing the audio, video and presentation communities. John is a member of InfoComm International, ICIA which is now known as AVIXA, a member of various business chambers throughout the region, and Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau. In 1995 John was among the first 26 people in the world to achieve CTS-I certification by InfoComm International. He has been actively serving the AV industry for 31 years. His drive and vision will continue to lead the audio, video and presentation industry for many years to come.

John Kurtinecz

Outdoor LED Video Walls - The Perfect Solution for Drive-In Events

As we all try to adapt to the new normal caused by this unprecedented pandemic, we are also looking to return to some sort of normalcy in our lives.Our live event team has created a COVID-19 solution which offers a drive-in style solution for graduation, religious service, wedding, movie night or sporting event. The solution allows for group gatherings which adhere to social distancing guidelines and creates a memorable experience.Drive-In movie theaters, parking lots, open fields and tracks are becoming a popular venue for such events utilizing the existing screen or adding an inflatable projection screen which can be an effect solution. However, there is one downside, the event has to wait until it is dark enough so you can see the image on the screen.Enter our solution, the outdoor dire...
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ProAVNews: NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT: JBL CINEMA EXPANSION SERIES

We're thrilled to introduce JBL Cinema Expansion Series of commercial theater sound solutions. Details and specifications are below. JBL Cinema Expansion SeriesPremium, Cost-Effective Sound Solutions for Small- to Midsize Theatres The Cinema Expansion Series delivers legendary JBL fidelity and performance in streamlined, competitively priced cinema sound solutions. The line, which includes JBL 3153 and 4253 3-way screen-channel loudspeakers, 3181F and 4281F subwoofers and 8102 surrounds, delivers the highest SPLs in its class, covering rooms up to 85 feet (26 m) deep and up to 40 feet (12 m) wide. The Cinema Expansion Series marries stunning sound with versatility and ease of use: Premium JBL drivers are engineered to deliver maximum output with minimal distortion, while patented JBL waveg...
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ProAVNews: Extron and Lenovo - Working Together to Improve Your Meeting Experiences

Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of several Extron and Lenovo scalable meeting solutions for modern workspaces. Through our partnership, Extron has integrated room automation, audio, and signal extension capabilities with the Lenovo ThinkSmart, Microsoft Teams Rooms®, and Zoom Rooms™ solutions. Our partnership with Lenovo brings Extron audiovisual control capabilities to the ThinkSmart Tiny and ThinkSmart Hub, providing complete AV and conferencing control across the enterprise. With this new solution, a simple tap on the ThinkSmart Hub screen can control call volume for the room as well as send commands that trigger automation events for display control, shades, lighting, and more.As part of this conferencing, control, and automation ecosystem, occupancy sensors ca...
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ProAVNews: BrightSign solutions for touchless interactivity and social distancing

We all want to get back to work and at BrightSign, we especially want to help our partners – retail, higher ed, corporate, hospitality and more – open up for business in as safe a way as possible. So, we've developed a family of new products that can enable touch-less interactivity and promote social distancing. We invite you to learn more!BrightLinkAvoid high-touch surfaces. View and control a touch screen's display on your mobile phone.BrightMenuEliminate the risk of sharing menus by scanning a QR code to view the menu on your phone.BrightVoiceTMA voice-activated digital signage solution that delivers a unique hands-free interactive experience.To learn more about this product, get a free quote or to schedule a demo send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 800.554.5539
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! New Network Button Panel Provides Room Control with Cable Cubby Convenience

Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the NBP 1200C. This furniture-mountable Cable Cubby enclosure has a Network Button Panel integrated directly into the lid. It conveniently combines intuitive AV control, connectivity, and power, and works with all Extron Pro Series control systems and HC 400 Series products. This fully-customizable, easy-to-use control panel works with a control processor to perform a wide variety of AV system functions such as display On/Off, input switching, volume control, and much more. The flip-up button panel has ten customizable, soft-touch buttons that are backlit for easy operation in low-light environments. The NBP 1200C enables integrators to deploy a contemporary, furniture-mountable Network Button Panel with cable management and easy ...
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