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Samsung and AVAD Team Up for "I Can See That In 3D?!" Video Contest

Pioneer in 3D and Leading Custom Electronics Provider Offer More Than $15,000 in Prizes; Public Invited to Submit and Vote (November 28, 2011)

VAN NUYS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/11 -- AVAD LLC, a leading distributor of residential and commercial custom-installation products, has partnered with Samsung for the "I Can See That In 3D?!" video contest, beginning today and running through January 6, 2012. Contestants can submit a 60-second video and a 100-word or less description of why their video would look great in 3D at www.awesomein3D.com. Everyone who submits a video or casts a vote for a winner has a chance to win one of over $15,000 worth of prizes.

"Many people don't know that with a Samsung 3D TV, you can easily convert 2D content into 3D in real-time with the simple push of a button on your remote," said Jim Annes, vice president and general manager at AVAD LLC. "What better way to help spread the word than to hold a video contest! The grand prize winner will get a complete 3D electronics package so they can watch their entry and any other conventional 2D content in amazing 3D in their own home."

Samsung's 2D-to-3D conversion technology is available on a variety of Samsung 3D TV models. Just by slipping on a pair of 3D glasses and turning on their Samsung 3D TV, consumers can now enjoy any piece of video content or photos in 3D. For more information, visit http://www.samsung.com/us/video/tvs.

Contest Prizes:
For those who submit a video: 25 winners will be chosen at random, each of whom will win a Samsung ST65 14.2 Megapixel Compact Digital still camera valued at $129.99.


For those who vote: 15 winners will be chosen at random, each of whom will win a HTD5300 5.1 Channel Blu-ray Home Theater System valued at $349.99.

Contest Finalists: From the videos submitted, five finalists will be chosen, each of whom will receive a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 valued at $599.

Grand Prize Winner: 1 Grand Prize winner, chosen from the five finalists, will receive the following Samsung prize package valued at $3,800:

  • One Samsung 55-inch D8000 LED 3D TV with 2 pairs of rechargeable 3D glass
  • One additional pair of Samsung SSG-3100GB 3D Battery Powered Glasses
  • One Samsung BD-D6700 3D-enabled Blu-ray Player with 2D to 3D conversion capability

Entries will be judged on humor, originality, creativity of presentation, suitability of video for future advertising and promotion purposes and entertainment value.

For complete rules and requirements, visit the "I Can See That In 3D?!" website at www.awesomein3D.com.

Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions
No purchase necessary to enter or win. Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age. Sweepstakes commences at 12:01am EST on Nov. 21, 2011 and ends at 11:59 PM EST on January 6, 2012. For Sweepstakes Official Rules visit www.awesomein3D.com. VOID OUTSIDE OF THE 50 US AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

About AVAD LLC
AVAD LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc., is the most complete custom electronics provider in North America. Offering customers the most trusted brands, AVAD stocks complete systems solutions for home theater, home automation, pro AV, lighting controls, security, distributed A/V, central vacuum, HVAC and more. Further, the company is dedicated to dealer education, training and skill advancement, as evidenced by AVAD University's online and classroom continuing education classes held each year. AVAD ensures just-in-time delivery from each of its 24 North American facilities.

AVAD Website: http://www.avad.com
AVAD Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/avad_llc
AVAD Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/avadllc
AVAD YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/avadllc

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