Steph Beckett

Steph Beckett

Steph Beckett is the managing editor at rAVe [PUBS]. Contact her at steph@ravepubs.com.

Crestron Control Module Now Available for ClearOne BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array and UNITE 200

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ClearOne announced the availability of a new camera control module, Crestron Pro 3, for Crestron control systems that is designed to work with ClearOne’s BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile and ClearOne’s UNITE 200. It also works with any other Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera that complies with the VISCA control protocol. The Crestron Pro 3 […]

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Maverick AV Solutions and Crestron Partner for European Distribution of UCC Product Line

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The AV division of Tech Data, Maverick AV Solutions, is now distributing the Crestron Flex lineup of UCC products in 16 European territories as well as the U.S. and Canada. The agreement covers the Crestron Flex Enterprise UC products, including Microsoft Teams certified devices. The range includes video and audio room solutions, audio conferencing, personal communication devices, […]

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DVIGear Updates DisplayNet Software for Code-Free Programing and EDID Management

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DVIGear released the latest version of its DisplayNet Software, DisplayNet 3.1. Available to all DisplayNet customers, this update includes a new scripting engine that enables Code-Free system programming, as well as enhancements to DisplayNet’s EDID Management functionality. DisplayNet 3.1 introduces two types of recallable Presets: Snapshots and Scripts. Snapshots capture the state of an entire system […]

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AUDAC Releases ASP20 Series of Specialized Sound Projectors

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AUDAC started shipping its ASP20 series of sound projectors (specialized speakers) designed for speech intelligibility and background music in a wide variety of applications. The ASP20 is a 20-watt spherical loudspeaker, fitted with an 8-inch driver and a 70/100V line transformer with different power tappings for 20 watts, 10 watts and 5 watts. According to AUDAC, […]

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VERO Production Studio and Production AV Produce New BMW Car Promo

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Bristol’s VERO virtual production studio was the setting for a new promo film for BMW’s new all-electric iX3 Premier Edition recently — using its Desay 2.6-millimeter pixel-pitch LED screen technology for the road visuals. The VERO team was approached by BMW to create a studio space to house the iX3 Sports Activity Vehicle with an […]

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Extron to Ship DTP2 T 201 D HDMI Transmitter

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Extron is shipping the DTP2 T 201 D, a one-gang decorator-style transmitter for sending HDMI signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CatX cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports video resolutions up to 4K@60 at 4:4:4 color sampling and complies with HDCP 2.3. The one-gang, wall-mountable form factor of the […]

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Angekis Releases One Touch Video Collaboration Bar for UCC Applications

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Angekis has debuted a video collaboration bar dubbed One Touch. Incorporating an AI-powered 4K camera and a beamforming microphone array with AEC and loudspeakers, One Touch is designed for UCC applications from huddle rooms to meeting rooms. Using an integrated 4K image sensor that has a 120-degree field of view (without fisheye or image distortion), […]

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Powersoft Expands Amplifier T Series With T902 and T904

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Powersoft announced two additions to its touring amplifier platform under the T Series. The T902 is a two-channel amplifier specified to deliver 4000W at 2 ohms, 3200W at 4 ohms or 1800W at 8 ohms. Its high rail voltage and peak current on the outputs make it ideal for driving large 4-ohm subwoofers (like dual […]

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Eastern Acoustic Works Releases NTX Series Line Array and SBX Subwoofer

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Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) announced its NTX Series Line Array and SBX Series Subwoofer. EAW’s NTX201L is a 2-by-10-inch articulated array with an integrated 1600-watt two-channel amplifier and universal PFC power supply. The NTX210L operates in the 55hz-18khz range with a max SPL of 140db and has a 90-degree horizontal and 12-degree vertical nominal beam […]

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‘Networks of Tomorrow’ Drone Show Achieves Guinness World Record

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When the energy group E.ON SE launched its “Networks of Tomorrow” campaign to highlight the importance of energy networks for the success of energy transition, it decided to stage a drone show in which a new world record was set: 150 drones flew 13 dynamic and static formations in a row over the Berlin Olympic […]

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Vestel Visual Solutions Launches NFT Art Collection for IFX 4K Interactive Display Series

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Vestel Visual Solutions has marked the launch of its next-generation IFX Series of 4K interactive displays with the creation and showcase of its own NFT art collection. Depicting some of the greatest thought leaders of all time, including Aristotle, Socrates and Hippocrates, the tokenized artwork has been designed using the IFX displays’ Whiteboard application. Made […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications Adds HuddleCamHD Option to Select Microphone Systems

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Yamaha Unified Communications has partnered with HuddleCamHD to add a camera option to Yamaha’s portable YVC-330 USB & Bluetooth speakerphone, YVC-1000 USB & Bluetooth conference phone and Yamaha’s HD Single and HD Dual wireless microphone systems. For small rooms, the HuddleCam adds video the portable YVC-330 USB & Bluetooth speakerphone with SoundCap. The YVC-1000 conference […]

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Silex Insight Debuts New AV-over-IP Board

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Silex Insight just debuted a new AV-over-IP 4K@60 (4:4:4) board (using the SMPTE 2110 proposed standard with AES67 audio) with three inputs for switching between the sources. The VIPER board targets integrators and equipment manufacturers willing to develop their own HDMI/USB-C over IP products for applications like videoconferencing, health care, command & control, residential AV […]

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Magewell Shares Educational Resources About Live Streaming for Houses of Worship

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* New website section offers best practices articles, tutorials, case studies and tailored product information for churches looking to start or improve live streaming June 10, 2021 — Nanjing, China: Magewell has added a new section to its website to make it easier for church technical teams and volunteers to learn more about live streaming […]

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Liberty AV Solutions Joins SDVoE Alliance as Adopting Member

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The SDVoE Alliance announced that Liberty AV Solutions has joined the alliance as an adopting member. The company will work toward the organization’s goals of standardizing the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments. It will also work to create an ecosystem around SDVoE technology that allows software to define AV applications. […]

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Zoom Announces Certified-Phone Appliance Program

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Zoom Video announced the launch of Zoom Phone Appliances, a new category of hardware optimized for the hybrid workforce from home offices to shared huddle spaces. Zoom Phone Appliances combine Zoom technology with hardware from Poly and Yealink to provide video and audio capabilities and touch display in an all-in-one desk phone solution for HD video meetings, phone […]

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Userful Corporation Releases New ‘Emerald Signage’ Application

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Userful Corporation announced the release of a new corporate signage application as a part of its Visual Networking Platform—Userful Emerald Signage. The Emerald Signage application sits at the front-end of the Visual Networking Platform and enables corporate end users — from the heads of HR departments to communications managers or administrative staff. As part of Userful’s Visual […]

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Visix Continues Rolling Out Digital Signage Network for UNLV

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Visix continues its multiyear rollout of a digital signage network for the University of Las Vegas (UNLV), now serving five departments with an eclectic and engaging blend of custom interactive wayfinding systems, traditional digital signage and meeting space solutions. Visix has had a presence on the UNLV campus since 2013, alongside other digital signage systems […]

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SnapAV Invests $2.3 Million in Charlotte Quality and Innovation Lab

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SnapAV announced a $2.3 million investment in its Charlotte, North Carolina-based Quality & Innovation Lab that significantly expands the company’s product development and testing capabilities with new equipment, more space and a larger workforce. The new equipment will allow for faster, more precise testing for wireless communications and power protection products. Several entirely new lab […]

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Just Add Power Solutions Now Supported by Enado’s Controller Software

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Just Add Power announced its video-over-IP distribution solutions are now supported by Enado‘s V5 controller software. Designed for the commercial, enterprise and BYOD applications, this integration provides users with contactless control over a Just Add Power system on their personal devices by scanning a QR code. It also offers online programming capabilities to integrators. Enado […]

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CEDIA Expo Returns in September with WFH (Work From Home) Focus

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CEDIA Expo returns this September to Indianapolis. The residential technology event will bring over 10,000 home technology design and construction attendees together with 300+ exhibitors at one of the first 2021 in-person events supporting the technology sector. “We’re all eager to connect again on a human level and get back to face-to-face events as we […]

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Panasonic Debuts New 4K Solution Lineup of Projectors, Lenses and Displays

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Panasonic debuted a new lineup of 4K solutions including new 4K 1-Chip DLP projectors and interactive displays. The Panasonic PT-RDQ10 Series of 1-Chip DLP laser projectors designed for entertainment, rental and corporate installs. There are three models that range from 8,000 to 10,000 lumens as well as an optional ET-DLE020 Ultra-Short-Throw Zoom Lens with zero […]

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Apogee Updates Symphony Desktop Software for Hybrid Native Workflow

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Apogee released software version 1.19 for Symphony Desktop, its flagship home studio audio interface. This release features the Apogee Control Software and the Apogee Channel FX Plugin which allows you to set up a hybrid DSP+ Native workflow from your DAW using the DualPath Link mode. What’s Included in Release 1.19: Apogee Control 2 software […]

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VR Tech Firm Igloo Vision Gets $2.8 Million Investment, Expands Global Growth Plans

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Igloo Vision has secured a new £2 million ($2.8 million) investment to support its global growth plans. Igloo Vision’s technology and software enables any digital content (including immersive virtual reality or 360° content) to be displayed in a physically shared space. In the past, the firm has operated by renting and selling its dome-like immersive […]

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Rohde & Schwarz PRISMON Multiviewers Updated with Automated Control and Reconfiguration

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Rohde & Schwarz has added to the functionality of its R&S PRISMON multiviewers with Multiviewer Control Centre (MCC). The update enables a single point of control for a network of multiviewers, which can be automated. This gives an instant reconfiguration of multiple displays. PRISMON is a software-defined multiviewer architecture designed specifically with IP studio production […]

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Electro-Voice Announces PREVIEW Software for Configuring Its Line-Array Loudspeakers

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Electro-Voice just announced PREVIEW, a new platform-independent software application designed to configure Electro-Voice line-array loudspeakers for optimized coverage. The software provides efficient system setup by creating visualizations of coverage, SPL, frequency response and precise mechanical load calculations. PREVIEW features a full-color 3D interface with user-friendly, flexible tools and a streamlined workflow. This helps specifiers, designers […]

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DPA Microphones Appoints Søren Høgsberg Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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DPA Microphones announced the appointment of Søren Høgsberg as executive vice president of sales and marketing, effective immediately. As a former executive with many of Denmark’s leading corporations, Høgsberg will call on his global experiences to lead DPA in strengthening the coordination of its sales and marketing initiatives. “In an effort to further increase DPA’s […]

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tvONE CORIOmatrix Video Switching Router Now Integrate With Bosch Conferencing Systems

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tvONE has announced a partnership with Bosch for its CORIOmatrix video switching router and Bosch’s conferencing systems. tvONE says using its 4K CORIOmatrix router — which enables the mixing of AV, broadcast, IP and legacy sources seamlessly and at very low latency — with Bosch’s conference solutions facilitates streaming of the active speaker video to […]

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Lumens Digital Optics Officially Enters AV-over-IP Market With OIP Series

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Lumens Digital Optics just entered the AV-over-IP market with a 1Gbps family of products that includes encoders (OIP-D50E, OIP-D40E), decoders (OIP-D50D, OIP-D40D), and the controller (OIP-D50C). The OIP series delivers “visually lossless” 4K/1080p AV signals with ultra-low latency over long distances through standard IP networks. The solutions are ideal for a wide range of environments, […]

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ISE 2021 Is Open for Business

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Integrated Systems Europe has officially begun — it opened its doors at the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona Tuesday. The show, this year being held in person at two regional events (Barcelona June 1-2, London June 23-24), also has an online component — ISE Digital. (ISE initially planned for four regional shows, but had to cancel […]

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