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AVI-SPL Medical’s Mommy’s Hear Connects Mothers to Infants in the NICU

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AV industry professionals know AVI-SPL as the world’s largest video communications technology integrator. They specialize in providing solutions and services for professional AV installation, telepresence and videoconferencing, digital media systems, managed conferencing and content production. AV industry professionals know this. But, what many industry professionals don’t know (and what I certainly didn’t know until recently) […]

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Kramer Adds New 14-Input Multi-Format Presentation Switcher

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Kramer Electronics has announced a new member of Kramer’s line of multi−format switchers, the VP−28. The VP−28 is a 14−input presentation switcher that handles composite video, HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, computer graphics video and stereo audio and microphone signals. The VP−28 operates as a 3×1 composite video, 3×1 HDMI, 3×1 computer graphics video, 3×1 DVI−I and […]

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Extron Ships TeamWork

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Extron’s new TeamWork 400 Digital Collaboration System and the TeamWork VGA Kit is now shipping. The TeamWork 400 package supports groups of four users and is pre-configured for ease of installation with virtually any furniture system, new or currently in use. The simple and intuitive collaboration system also works with most flat panel displays, laptops, […]

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New Officers, Award Winners to Be Announced at DSA Symposium in Dallas

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The Digital Screenmedia Symposium is just a little over two weeks away. In addition to the great educational sessions, you can expect announcements on new DSA officers and the winners of the 2013 DSA Industry Excellence Awards. On the Symposium front, recent speakers added to the roster include: Sean Andersen, Director of Interactive Services, Six […]

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China’s Affordable UHD TV On the Way

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Affordable UHD TV are words not commonly found together as the new cutting-edge ultra high definition TV technology is hardly available from manufacturers, while broadcasters and other content providers are still making efforts to perfect the 4K content capture and workflow needed to deliver a 3840×2160 pixel image refreshing at 120Hz (times per second) on […]

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BTX Now Offering Elite Screens’ EPV Line of Premium Fixed-Frame and Electric Projection Screens

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BTX Technologies (BTX) has added Elite Screens Prime Vision (EPV) line of premium fixed- frame and electric projection screens to their distribution line. With a width of 3.5 inches, EPV fixed-frame projection screens offer the thickest, most robust frames available. The line-up includes the Peregrine AcousticPro 4K that features Elite Screens’ AcousticPro1080 acoustically transparent screen […]

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Altia Systems Ships Panoramic PanaCast Conferencing

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Altia Systems is now shipping the PanaCast Experience for desktop and mobile device multi-point communications. PanaCast delivers an immersive, real-time, 200-degree panoramic video experience with up to 60 fps and HD audio to anyone, anywhere with an Internet connection. Even at 3G wireless speeds, PanaCast enables Panoramic-HD video quality and always includes enterprise-level video encryption. […]

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Flypaper Studio Adds QR Technology for Increased Consumer Engagement

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Flypaper Pro has added Quick Response (QR) technology that allows consumers to use their mobile device to scan a unique code and directly access targeted information provided by the display owner. It’s part of their new software version 3.9 with several new features and enhancements. The QR Generator helps content creators give end users access […]

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TouchSystems Introduces New 55-Inch Display with Multi-Touch

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TouchSystems has launched a new 55-inch 1920×1080 LCD display with multi-touch. The display is part of the X Series, TouchSystems’ line of executive-level touch screens. The X 55, comprised of an industrial-strength, premium-grade panel, is designed for 24/7 operation and includes thermal protection, internal temperature sensors with self-diagnostics and fan-based technology. The display is LED […]

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Extron Introduces New Multi-Window HDCP-Compliant Videowall Processing System

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Extron’s new WindoWall Pro System is fully HDCP compliance at all HDMI inputs and outputs. WindoWall Console software is the user interface to the system, facilitating straightforward control and configuration of videowall systems, and the creation of presentations with multiple, independent windows for displaying graphics, HDTV and video. The WindoWall Pro System is an ideal […]

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WyreStorm Intros 4K and PoE HDBaseT Extenders

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WyreStorm’s two new HDBaseT (HDBT) extender sets claim un-compromised transmission of full HD (one can do up to 4K resolutions) audio and video, Ethernet, control signals (and power) over a single Cat5e/6 cable for long run installations, up to 100 meters. WyreStorm’s new extender models, EX-1UTP-IR-100-EDID and EX-1UTP-IR-100-POE, are designed to transfer full HD single […]

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Avlex Intros New Wireless Transmitters

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Avlex has introduced two new MIPRO 7 Series wireless transmitters — the ACT-71Ta bodypack transmitter and the ACT-71Ha handheld transmitter. Designed for field production, presentations, theatrical and live performance, the new 7 Series wireless transmitters incorporate Ultra-Wide bandwidth operation with support for the entire 72 MHz frequency spectrum of the 7 Series receivers. ACT-71Ta Miniature […]

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Deep Impact: AV and IT Equality

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Required disclaimer: This represents the opinion and experience of me personally and does not represent any specific policy, law or official guidance. Concerns over the federal government sequestration and AV funding versus IT funding raise an interesting equality discussion. Working, commuting and living in the Washington, DC area, a person can find it difficult to […]

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L-ACOUSTICS Launches LA4X Amplified Controller

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The L-ACOUSTICS LA4X amplified controller is based on a four-input by four-output matrix architecture and uses a universal switch mode power supply suitable for mains from 90V to 265V. A “green” product, the power supply features something they call “Power Factor Correction”, which maximizes the amplifier efficiency and takes advantage of nearly 100 percent of […]

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Adamson Launches Three New Line Arrays and a Sub

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The new Energia e12 is designed as a standalone mid-size line array but can also be used as a downfill, or side fill in a larger e15 arena system. It will be a versatile solution for large format touring companies and regional rental companies. Inside the box is Adamson’s new 12” Kevlar driver, the ND12S […]

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Polycom and Frost & Sullivan Partner for Free Webinar on UC’s Future

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Roopam Jain, industry director of conferencing and collaboration at Frost & Sullivan, and John Paul Williams, Polycom director of enterprise solutions, are doing an in-depth overview of the new Frost & Sullivan white Paper, “Collaboration and Productivity in a Virtual Workplace: Act Now to Gain a Competitive Advantage” via a free webinar next month. Three […]

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