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Toomey Joins URC as Director of Marketing
October 28, 2011

URC announced that Cat Toomey has joined the company as director of marketing. The 19-year industry veteran spent time with ELAN Home Systems, AMX and

D&M Dropping Escient, Snell Brands
April 7, 2010

D&M Holdings announced Wednesday that it is discontinuing the Escient and Snell brands, in order to "utilize all of the company’s expertise toward incorporating its innovative technologies into our core D&M brands,"

Stinziano Out in D&M Shakeup
December 10, 2009

D&M Holdings announced Thursday an executive shakeup in which Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing Joe Stinziano will leave the company

Pacor Leaves D&M
March 25, 2009

After just two months as CEO of D&M Holdings, Vic Pacor will be leaving the company. His replacement is Yvonne Hao, who served on the company’s board of directors and as general manager at distributor ADI.

URC Adds Complete Control Partners
March 6, 2009

Universal Remote Control announced Thursday that it has welcomed 23 new members to its Complete Control Partner Program (CCPP), joining the 18 charter members who signed on when the program was launched last June.

D&M Reorganizes Brands
December 8, 2008

D&M Holdings Inc. announced Friday that it is reorganizing the sales and marketing operations of several of its brands, D&M sales and marketing president Bob Weissburg said.

Ristow: HES a ‘National Alternative’ to the Big Box
March 18, 2008

Professing that “HES is the only national alternative to the box stores for high-end consumer electronics,” Home Entertainment Source executive vice president Jim Ristow kicked off Day One of the Brand Source buying group’s Dallas-held “Mission Possible: Success” 2008 Summit – a convocation that included motivational and manufacturer presentations, deal-brokering and networking opportunities –which this year attracted a 75 percent larger attendance from the HES membership, he said. Bob Lawrence, Brand Source CEO, noted that the HES outbranch, which had recently passed the 500 mark in membership numbers, “has significant meaning to the Brand Source group as a whole; it’s

Escient’s “Vision” for the Future
January 18, 2008

D&M’s Kevin Zarow taks to Jeff O’Heir about Escient’s new Vision Series of media management devices. Produced by The CE Channel at CES. For more video from the CE Channel, click here.

Escient to Release Vision Line
December 26, 2007

After announcing the product at CEDIA Expo in the fall, Escient confirmed Thursday that it will begin shipping in February its Vision Series line, with a new content-importing solution that uses the front-panel drive to import content directly to the series’ hard drives. “When we announced the product at CEDIA,” explains Escient’s general manager, Bill Carson, “when we talked about how the consumer gets the movie content onto Vision, our story was that they moved the movies that had been previously recorded to their PC over the home network and dropped them onto the Vision hard-drive system. But it’s all about ease of