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DPL Labs’ Boccaccio to Reveal Critical HDMI Installation Secrets in New CEDIA EXPO Seminar ‘Rev. 1.4 Revealed’

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DPL Labs Partners with Ethereal, Honeywell, NextGen, and Perfect Path by PPC to Offer Four Seminar Sessions at Key Trade Event

ORMOND BEACH, FL – AUGUST 17, 2010 – DPL Laboratories, Inc. (DPL Labs), the industry’s leading HDMI product testing and performance rating program, announced today that company President Jeffrey Boccaccio will be offering an all-new and informative seminar on HDMI technology at the upcoming CEDIA Expo titled “Rev. 1.4 Revealed.” The company plans to conduct four separate seminar sessions in partnership with Ethereal Home Theater, Honeywell, NextGen, and Perfect Path by PPC…all participating members in the DPL Seal of Approval Program…over the first three days of the Expo which takes place September 23 to September 26, 2010 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

In “Rev. 1.4 Revealed,” Boccaccio will deeply explore the latest revision of the HDMI specification to reveal critical details on proper installation techniques to maximize the performance of the interface. Boccaccio will also discuss proper system configuration considerations to ensure the ultimate reliability of short- and long-term performance.

The information presented will help installers and integrators better understand the issues surrounding this latest HDMI specification revision which introduces new features like 3D technology, 4K X 2K resolution, and more…all offering potential new challenges relevant to high-performance A/V system installations. All installers and integrators will want to hear Boccaccio’s advice that can often mean the difference between satisfied clients with peak performing systems…or endless, profit-eating follow-up service calls from unhappy former customers.

DPL Labs has teamed with four companies that participate in the DPL Seal of Approval Program, each of whom will host one of the seminar presentations. Please see the following schedule for the session most convenient to your schedule.





Sept. 23, 2010


2:00PM ~ 3:30PM

Ethereal Home Theater, Booth #4426

Sept. 24, 2010


10:00AM ~ 11:30AM

Honeywell, Booth #1628

Sept. 24, 2010


3:00PM ~ 4:30PM

Perfect Path by PPC, Booth #4714

Sept. 25, 2010


2:00PM ~ 3:30PM

NextGen, Booth #3908


Interested integrators and installers are encouraged to select the session they would like to attend and then contact the respective host company, as many are offering limited seating. Contact Ethereal Home Theater at (866) 839-9187, ext. 2204; Honeywell – Jim Fields at (800) 222-0060; Perfect Path by PPC – no appointment necessary; and NextGen at (727) 834-9400.

For more details on DPL Labs, the DPL Seal of Approval Program, brands participating in the DPL Program, or to find HDMI products that have been approved by DPL, see:

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About DPL Laboratories, Inc.

DPL Laboratories, Inc. of Ormond Beach, FL (DPL Labs) administers the Digital Performance Level Seal of Approval Program in which their independent laboratory tests high-bandwidth digital signaling products, such as HDMI™ cables, against an objective standard to determine an accurate performance level based on actual data-backed results. Those products that meet DPL’s standard of excellence are awarded the prestigious DPL Seal of Approval. Consumers and professionals alike look to the DPL Seal of Approval as their assurance of quality HDMI™ product performance. 

Brands participating in the DPL Program include: Binary Cables by SnapAV, Direct Connect, Ethereal Home Theater, Honeywell, Next Generation, Perfect Path by PPC, and Signature Wire Corp. To see a continuously updated list of participating manufacturers, find those HDMI products that have been approved by DPL, or to get more details on this program, see online at: or call 386/615-2324. 


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