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Making Dreams Come True: Make-a-Wish Kid’s New Home Theater Anchored by a 110-Inch Zero Edge Pro Slate Screen 

AUSTIN, Texas — Screen Innovations (SI), a premier manufacturer and supplier of design-forward optical screen and shade materials, has always given back to its community through charitable donations. Its most recent, the contribution of a 110-inch, 16:9 Zero Edge Pro Slate acoustically transparent screen with LED kit for a custom theater installed in the home of a Make-a-Wish kid. An effort spearheaded by custom integration buying group ProSource, the soup-to-nuts theater features a wide variety of AV equipment from member companies including SI, as well as Origin Acoustics, Control4/SnapAV, Marantz, Sony Electronics, and others. Austin-based AV integrator Macauley Technologies donated its time and labor to complete the transformation of an existing bonus room into a full-fledge theater in five days.

“It was an honor and privilege to be involved with such a wonderful organization as the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Central and South Texas. We were able to turn a child’s dream into a reality, creating a special space that Miles could enjoy with family and friends while he recovers from treatments,” says SI VP of Residential Sales Jason Russell. “As a Make-a-Wish kid, Miles could have asked for any number of things, but more than anything he wanted a “movie theater” in this house. We were happy to help make that happen by providing a larger-than-life projection screen.”

SI collaborated closely with the integration team a Macauley Technologies to customize a screen for optimal performance and seamless integration into the space. “It was a pleasure working with the Make-a-Wish Foundation on this project and giving back to our community. They let us do what we do best and make this a special room for Miles where he can watch all his favorite movies and play Xbox in a fun, immersive environment capped off with movie posters, theater seats, popcorn machine, and more,” adds Ian Shaw, Vice President of Business Development at Macauley Technologies.

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Other organizations to which SI has donated in the past include Cure 4 the Kids, local food banks and blood drives, and support for the victims of the Australian wildfires.

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