SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals Runs from the start of the ING New York City Marathon Finish


Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2011

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY), one of the nations leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and commercial rents and services technology shows, continued its tradition as the official equipment and audiovisual equipment resource for the ING New York City Marathon. For this year’s event, on 6 November 201L, an estimated 2.5 million spectators and 47,000 participants attended (315 million viewers worldwide) was provided at all of the information technology (IT), computer SmartSource audiovisual and related services used along the 26.2-mile course that began in the Verrazano bridge, ran through the five boroughs of New York, crossed five bridges, and finished at the legendary Central Park in Manhattan . Also SmartSource entire IT infrastructure, video walls and digital signage offering Javits Center for pre-race activities, which includes getting a three-day Expo Health & Fitness where many thousands of people participated in its dorsal packages and informational materials.

SmartSource President and CEO Mike McClernon, who was at the hotel the day of the race, was especially proud of the important role of business in what is widely recognized as the world road race main event of the New York Road Runners. It was a beautiful, clear day, and the sound at the start line, the audio infrastructure, the starting Howitzer amplification of music online, and from delays and everything went very well. We had about 20 stages set along the route, entertaining create hundreds of thousands of spectators along the race course, and video walls and IT equipment to support the marathon infrastructure and various runner events. As the runners are successful in our role requires a high degree of preparation and years of experience.


intelligent preparation began months before the event. It consisted of numerous ongoing discussions with officials, other vendors and engineers to ensure that the site plan is successful in the role.

2011 ING New York City Marathon was 13 consecutive Event Sources intelligent technological resources. To ensure that all events computer, sound, video, lighting and staging equipment and logistical needs effectively met, SmartSource assembled a team of 75 members. Together applies a wide range of devices, laptops, copiers, large flat screens, kiosks and large monitors for runners to log messages contain. Like last year, social networks and Twitter maintain the information flow. SmartSource applied miles of cable and equipment installed extensive staging includes several stages, custom-built entertainment stages with sound systems for live music along the marathon route and a complex array of sound systems, hydraulic stages , monitoring equipment and back line.

accommodate a television broadcast feed, SmartSource provided sound systems include large LED screens in central locations, the number of Verrazano Plaza where runners were buses to start the race on the Verrazano Bridge is transported. The company has. Also handled 1,000 feet of sound up the Verrazano on the day before the race and built a large sound system in the bridges toll booth on race morning Additionally, a microphone set-up for the presenters, anthem singers and Howitzer Cannon was starting to kick off the marathon three wave provided.

There were a total of 13 stages of the custom-built for entertainment bands along the route in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Harlem and Central Park, as well as a covered hydraulic stage with lighting and Meyer Sound system in the finish line.

Among the SmartSource staff who play a leading role in the company’s services were playing for the ING New York Marathon were: Scott Jackson, Bruce Cuiskelly, Mil Samardzija, Rob Fuller, Ken Edwards and members of the New York Companys Operations and New Jersey employees.

all accounts SmartSource did execute flawlessly on your computer and audio visual services for the ING New York City Marathon. The company has received accolades for its services. Among the services, the compliments were received additional sources that offer intelligent video streaming, capturing the Daily Cool Down footage, and supporting live production needs.

Perhaps Corey Witmer

of New York Road Runners organization said it best. From all accounts, came to a home run.

SmartSource Computer &

About Audio Visual Rentals

Founded in 1984 and formerly known as Rent-a-PC, Inc., SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals serves is known, large-scale, associations, and professional audiovisual trade show technology rental needs. The company is known for its excellent customer service, technical expertise, geographic reach recognized, the wide range of products and solutions from end to end. Offers its wide range of branded products from Apple, Dell, HP / Compaq, IBM, NEC, Eiki, Meyer, Stumpfl and others. Among its products are computers, servers, copiers, professional audio equipment, LCD and plasma screens, kiosks, digital signage and video walls. SmartSource employs over 250 including over 100 field technicians. The 23 strategic locations are in: Anaheim, CA, Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, College Station, TX, Dallas, TX, Englewood, New Jersey, Eugene, OR, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Houston, TX, Las Vegas, NV, Long Iceland, New York, Los Angeles, CA, New Orleans, LA, New York, New York, Orlando, FL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA, St. Louis, Mo., and Washington, DC. Kirtland Capital Partners, a private equity firm in Cleveland, Ohio, has a majority interest in SmartSource Rentals. For more information, please visit: low or call:. (800) 888-8686

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