Triad Speakers, Inc. Unveils New Speaker for Dolby Atmos Sound

Triad Speakers, Inc. Unveils New Speaker for Dolby Atmos Sound

Triad Speakers today announced a new home theater speaker developed to deliver captivating, multi-dimensional sound with Dolby Atmos. Triad’s Bronze LR-H is an in-room loudspeaker that utilizes a traditional D’Appolito design (two front-firing drivers with a tweeter located in between). Integrated into the enclosure is a Dolby-enabled height channel comprised of an up-firing top driver […]

Audience Introduces Its Conductor High-Performance In-Wall Power Cable

Audience Introduces Its Conductor High-Performance In-Wall Power Cable

Audience today announced the introduction of its Conductor in-wall power cable that it claims is better than plain-old Romex for custom-installation, home theater, multi-room audio, architectural and other in-wall applications. Audience Conductor cable features three 10 AWG multi-conductor wires plus a ground wire and can be used in 120-volt and 220-volt applications. The wire is […]

Waiting for the Apple iWatch

Waiting for the Apple iWatch

By Charles Annis DisplaySearch Apple’s widely-anticipated entry into the smart watch market would be the company’s first major new product foray in several years. With Apple’s unparalleled functionality and design capabilities, as well as market clout, the “iWatch” could be just what smart watches need to move into the mainstream. In addition, the iWatch will […]

Biamp Publishes Huddle Room White Paper

Biamp Publishes Huddle Room White Paper

Biamp Systems announced a new white paper, “Huddle Spaces: Bridging the Gap Between Desktops and Large Conference Rooms.” Written by Frost & Sullivan in collaboration with Biamp and now available for download, the paper explores how organizations can expand the desktop into a conferencing space by pairing high-quality audio and video with traditional desktop services […]

Bay Audio Expands Live-Wall Lineup with LW1210 Invisible Loudspeaker

Bay Audio Expands Live-Wall Lineup with LW1210 Invisible Loudspeaker

Bay Audio has announced the introduction of a new invisible Live-Wall speaker model, the LW1210. The Live-Wall line now include three invisible models — the LW1218 and LW1210 loudspeakers along with the LWSub invisible subwoofer. Bay Audio’s Live-Wall invisible speakers have established a performance and engineering standard for this growing category of architectural loudspeakers. Bay […]

Learn To Optimize Sound Systems With SynAudCon In-Person Training

Learn To Optimize Sound Systems With SynAudCon In-Person Training

SynAudCon has THE TOP audio training program in the AV industry — I know, as I’ve been. And, they just announced that registration for its three-day Sound Reinforcement for Technicians (SRT) seminar, held in Dallas, Texas on Oct. 6-8, is now open. SRT instructor Pat Brown provides a presentation along with interactive “hands on” exercises. […]

Procella Audio Adds New Price and Size Categories with P5 Speaker and P12 Active Subwoofer

Procella Audio Adds New Price and Size Categories with P5 Speaker and P12 Active Subwoofer

Procella Audio announced today that initial shipments of two new loudspeakers will take place in September 2014. The P5 is a compact, high-output two-way design that features a pro audio 5.25 inch woofer and a one inch high-frequency pro compression driver mounted on a Procella-designed constant directivity waveguide for high output levels and what they […]

BenQ Intros New Home Theater Colorific Projectors

BenQ Intros New Home Theater Colorific Projectors

BenQ America today introduced its next-generation Colorific home entertainment projectors: the HT1075 and HT1085ST. Both projectors include content streaming and mirroring capabilities for devices equipped with Mobile High-definition Link (MHL) to allow the transfer of small-screen content from any portable device. Featuring BenQ’s Colorific image quality, the HT1075 and HT1085ST are native 1920x1080p projectors that […]

Renault’s CAVE Raises the Bar for Virtual Reality Design

Renault’s CAVE Raises the Bar for Virtual Reality Design

Paris, France – August 2014…Virtual Reality (VR) technology first appeared on the virtual horizon several decades ago, but it’s safe to say that the past few years have seen a quantum leap in its evolution. With ever-increasing processing power and ultra-high resolution display technologies, the cartoon-ish, low bitrate virtual worlds of yesterday have given way […]

RTI Announces Integration With Converging Systems’ LED Lighting Systems

RTI Announces Integration With Converging Systems’ LED Lighting Systems

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Aug. 20, 2014 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced the release of a new two-way driver that allows users to control LED systems from Converging Systems’ portfolio of lighting solutions via an RTI control system. Available now, the driver makes it extremely easy for integrators to implement LED lighting in settings such as […]

‘Torus Power Hour +’ CEDIA CEU Course Promises to Be a Groundbreaker Thanks to an All-Star Cast of Industry Experts

‘Torus Power Hour +’ CEDIA CEU Course Promises to Be a Groundbreaker Thanks to an All-Star Cast of Industry Experts

TORONTO, ON, CANADA – AUGUST 25, 2014 – Torus Power, a subsidiary of Plitron Manufacturing and maker of uncompromising and unrivaled isolation transformer–based power management components, announced today the Company will be hosting the groundbreaking ‘Torus Power Hour +’ Industry Expert Panel Session and Manufacturer Training Course during CEDIA Expo 2014, on September 12, from […]

Demand For Wireless High Resolution Home Theater Audio Sparks Growth in Wireless Speaker and Audio Association

Demand For Wireless High Resolution Home Theater Audio Sparks Growth in Wireless Speaker and Audio Association

The Wireless Speaker and Audio (WiSA) Association, an industry group focused on high resolution, wireless, multi-channel audio products to the home theater market, continues its fast growth with the addition of six new members. Joining the Association to advance its mission are: Claridy Audio, a full-service OEM and ODM for digital audio electronics, wireless, amplification […]

InfoComm: Giving AV the Old College Try

InfoComm: Giving AV the Old College Try

By Dan Daley Special to InfoComm International The buzz around concepts such as distance learning and massive open online courses (MOOCs) make it seem as if media and higher education have suddenly and serendipitously collided, like some professorial version of chocolate and peanut butter. In fact, universities and media technologies have been trying to connect […]

$580M in One Year — Multi-site Churches

$580M in One Year — Multi-site Churches

According to research studying the 8,000 multi-site churches in America, 57 percent of them will launch an additional campus in the next 12 months and spend $580,549,500 on technology for those new multi-site venues.* While I’ve written about the unique opportunities for A/V/L vendors in the fast-growing trend in multi-site churches (see HERE and HERE), […]

New Storage Accessories from Chief

New Storage Accessories from Chief

Chief has released several accessories for integrating systems in in-wall and above-ceiling applications. A new Component Adapter Bracket (PACUNV1) enables attachment of AV equipment inside the in-wall box series (PAC525 and PAC526). Simply snap the bracket into the existing wire tie anchor points — no assembly hardware required. For the above-ceiling storage solutions, Chief has […]

Christie: Trendsetting and Trailblazing with Virtual Reality and Projection Mapping

Christie: Trendsetting and Trailblazing with Virtual Reality and Projection Mapping

Christie, a company historically known for high end display, video wall and projection technology is continuously doing something which can only be described by a singular statement — blowing your mind. For those who may not yet be aware of what they do (that should be very few), Christie is a leading provider of high-performance […]

Back to School

Back to School

What perfect timing! The same day that I had the awesome pleasure of being in front of a best and brightest class of 22 CTS candidates from the Atlanta market of the AV industry, my five year old grandson started his first day of kindergarten. Today we both had a great day of back-to-school. Once […]

SupplyStream Continues Growth by Attracting Industry Veterans Joe Piccirilli & Lawrence Davis III

SupplyStream Continues Growth by Attracting Industry Veterans Joe Piccirilli & Lawrence Davis III

SupplyStream (www.mysupplystream.com), the web-based platform that aggregates industry products and suppliers into a single website for dealers, strengthens its team by adding Joe Piccirilli, former Managing Director of AVAD, and Lawrence Davis III, former VP of Sales and Marketing at Atlantic Technology. Piccirilli and Davis bring more than 70 years of combined industry experience to […]

Finally, the Right Digital Signage Solution for SMBs?

Finally, the Right Digital Signage Solution for SMBs?

By Todd Fender DisplaySearch On Tuesday, Samsung announced the launch and availability of Samsung SMART Signage TV (SSTV).  Targeted at small to medium businesses (SMBs) with one to nine employees, this turnkey, entry-level, digital signage solution combines the functionality of a traditional TV (with tuner) and built-in content management software including 200 customizable templates. The […]

Biamp Systems Adds to Growing U.S. Sales Team

Biamp Systems Adds to Growing U.S. Sales Team

BEAVERTON, Oregon — Aug. 20, 2014 — Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, today announced the appointment of Robert Taylor as Regional Manager, Southeast Region of North America. In his new role, Taylor will be responsible for strategic sales and support encompassing the entire Biamp® product line for customers in the Southeastern United States. […]

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