Newmarket, NH–Russound is introducing a new program that will provide their premier integrators with the tools and exclusive products they need to build profitability and maintain market presence. Russounds Sphere Certified Integrator Program will be available to established Russound dealers who are certified with the companys new line of E-Series technology products.
By introducing a formalized certification process, we will ensure that our team of integrators stays up to date on the latest product developments, and our end-users can be certain that only the most experienced professionals are installing their Russound entertainment products,” said Jeff Kussard, Russounds vice president of strategic development. Rapidly improving technologies allow us to offer advanced multiroom home entertainment products faster than ever before. Along with this growth comes a need for continuing education in the areas that affect our business the most, added Kussard.
To participate in the program, dealers must have completed Russound RNET training and have experience in the home theater, home automation industry, or custom AV industry. In addition, participants must also belong to an industry recognized trade association, provide support for custom audio/video installations, and agree to refrain from selling Russound products via the Internet or though mail order.
Once certified, integrators must keep their staff up to date with specialized trainings for the exclusive product line. The initial product offerings include:
ACA-E5 Controller Amplifier, for advanced control of up to 12 sources over eight zones
KLK-E5 Click Wheel Keypad, featuring a menu-driven interface with a high-resolution display and click wheel selector ring
SMC-E5 Smart Media Console, the upcoming, industry standard-setting media center featuring Intel Viiv technology and the Windows Vista operating system.
Additional products in the E-Series line are planned for release in the future. Russounds Sphere Certified Integrator Program will debut in Q3 2007.
For more information, visit www.russound.com.