AVIXA Releases Global AV Industry Trends Analysis

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AVIXA has released its 2017 AV Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) Global Summary. The report provides an economic outlook through 2022 for the AV industry worldwide, including the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East and Africa. The Global Summary report, conducted by London-based IHS Markit on behalf of AVIXA, is the final report in the IOTA series, which includes […]

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Emergence of the Collaboration Board in Huddle Spaces

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There are a lot of buzzwords in AV right now – add collaboration to that. But, in the world of the Huddle Space, the Collaboration Board will dominate integration. Huddle Spaces aren’t new. The term is new in AV. Business have had ad-hoc Huddle Spaces all over the place for years. People meet at the […]

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The Internet of Things Conference at E4

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This conference puts IoT in context for AV professionals, focusing on the potential opportunities in this burgeoning technology field. The conference begins with a session on how digitization and IoT have changed how the world works, leading to endless prospects for AV professionals. Other conference sessions showcase real-world IoT applications, as well as in-depth discussions […]

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Crestron Adds Modular Amplifiers and Loudspeakers to Its Enterprise Audio Solutions

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Crestron announced today it has expanded its enterprise audio solutions with two new modular amplifiers, the AMP-225 and AMP-150-70 and its new line of Vector loudspeakers for large commercial spaces. The AMP-225 (two channels @ 25 watts each 8 ohm) and AMP-150-70 (one channel @ 50W 70V) have EnergyStar certification, built-in fault protection, and modular construction. Using a slide-rail design and measuring a quarter-rack size, multiple units can […]

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UPDATED | 4K: No Myths, No Exaggerations – Just the Facts

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The 2017 Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour keynote address (updated) delivered by Gary Kayye in New York is everything you REALLY need to know on how to specify, sell and integrate 4K systems right the first time. No myths, no “spec talk” – just the facts. View the full presentation below or by clicking […]

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Chief’s Portable Flat Panel Stand Designed for Rapid Setup and Teardown

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Chief has released a new stand designed for portable AV applications. Chief says its engineers worked with the rental and staging space every day to find out the common problems with display stands. The main issues they discovered were speed, storage and wear. The PRSU was made to be intuitive to set up so anyone can figure it […]

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Barco and wePresent Upgrade Wireless Presentation System

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Barco announced an upgrade of the wePresent WiPG-1600 wireless presentation and collaboration system. This newer model now accommodates both wired and wireless connections thus users can switch between different networking solutions (wired LAN, wireless LAN, wired LAN + wireless LAN) to meet different facility needs. Extra networking solutions are not the only bonus. The new WiPG-1600 also added on-screen annotation tools and virtual whiteboard and 1-to-many distribution makes it possible […]

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