2009 Dealerscope Distributor Profiles
Distributor The Advantage Group (TAG) said that Smart Tech Wholesale, a division of manufacturer’s rep Future Sales Group, has formally joined the organization as its Northwest representative. Future Sales Group, founded in 1979 and located in Redmond, Wash., expanded into rep distribution in 1995. It represents Centralite, Cineak, Genesis Cable by Honeywell, Fusion Research, FutureSmart by Honeywell, Labor Saving Devices, Monitor Audio, PDR Mounts, Richard Gray’s Power Company, Runco, Sonos, SpeakerCraft, Stewart Filmscreen, Vidikron and Visual Sports Systems, among others. TAG handles lines like Ethereal, NEC, Olevia, Pinnacle and Tripp Lite. “We are thrilled about this partnership,” said TAG Executive Director David Weisman. “Smart
Syntax-Brillian announced Wednesday three new Olevia lines of LCD TVs. The lines, dubbed 3 Series, 5 Series and 7 Series, represent the first complete product offering since the companies merged last year. The 5 Series have already begun shipment, with the 3 and 7 Series to follow in September. The 3 Series are designed for general consumer use, the 5 Series for high-definition cinema and the 7 Series for Hollywood Quality Video (HQV) processing. Firmware updates are downloadable on all Series via a built-in USB port. The 7 Series HDTVs display at 1080p and the other Series at 1080i.