Steph Beckett

Steph Beckett

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

L-Acoustics Launches Kara II Modular Line Source, Adds Panflex

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L-Acoustics launched a new Kara II modular line source, adding Panflex and giving Kara four-in-one directivity: one box covers any audience geometry. Kara II morphs to fit any design, offering coverage and SPL distribution with a focus in four different directivity patterns: 70° or 110° symmetrical and 90° asymmetrical, steering to either the left or […]

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L-Acoustics Reveals New Flyable Touring Rack

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L-Acoustics announced the new LA-RAK II AVB flyable touring rack Friday, offering twelve channels of amplification in a 9U frame. Contained within are three Milan-certified LA12X amplified controllers, two LS10 AVB switches and power and signal distribution panels that are internally prewired to offer plug-and-play, reliable and redundant networked audio. The presence of two LS10 […]

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Netipbox Technologies to Make Its Exhibit Debut at ISE 2020

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Netipbox Technologies will exhibit for the first time at the ISE show in Amsterdam (Feb. 11-14, 2020) at stand 15-H230. Netipbox will present Nsign.tv, an intelligent and intuitive Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that allows users to store, organize, select, program and display digital content on any screen. Furthermore, thanks to its integration capability and unlimited scalability, […]

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Pexip Adds Auto-Framing via AI to UCC Meetings

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Pexip announced the release of “Adaptive Composition” to add real-time face detection, auto-framing and optimized use of screen real estate during UCC calls. The features seem pretty straightforward, but a lot of artificial intelligence went into making this happen: Participant auto-framing: Often, users do not realize how their video camera is framed in a meeting, […]

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RME to Launch New 12Mic, AVB Tool and M-1610 Pro at ISE 2020

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RME will launch the new 12Mic, AVB Tool and M-1610 Pro at ISE 2020 next month. The three new audio networking products provide professionals with mic preamps, flexible conversion and recording solutions for AVB and MADI applications that ensure pristine audio. RME’s first microphone preamplifier designed for audio networks, the 12Mic 12-channel digitally controlled mic […]

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Electro-Voice Releases PXM-12MP Stage Monitor for Live Performances, Rental Companies

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The PXM-12MP marks Electro-Voice’s debut in the powered stage monitor market. Designed for live performances and rental companies, PXM-12MP is a rugged loudspeaker that’s acoustically optimized with a two-way stage wedge that features coaxially aligned 12-inch low-frequency and 1.75-inch high-frequency transducers. With a small footprint and a weight of 13.5 kilograms (29.8 pounds), it’s a […]

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Entry Now Open for 2020 CEDIA Awards

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The entry system is now open for the 2020 CEDIA Awards program. These awards spotlight the exceptional work of residential technology integrators. This year, CEDIA is launching a new awards platform that streamlines the entry process. This new system walks entrants through each step of the submission, and project details can be entered in stages […]

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Extron DXP HD 4K PLUS Series of HDMI Matrix Switchers

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Extron just launched 16×8 and 16×16 models to the DXP HD 4K PLUS Series of HDMI matrix switchers. They support data rates up to 18 Gbps and video resolutions up to 4K/60 with 4:4:4 color sampling, HDR, Deep Color up to 12-bit, 3D, HD lossless audio formats and CEC. Extron technologies such as EDID Minder […]

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AtlasIED to Demo GLOBALCOM Portfolio of Products at ISE

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AtlasIED will be at ISE 2020 in stand #7-N190 to demo its new GLOBALCOM portfolio of products. Specifically, AltasIED is bringing to the EMEA market the GLOBALCOM 5400 Series products and features, designed for use in transportation facilities. To ensure that the solutions can be implemented in the European market, the GLOBALCOM 5400 Series was […]

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Epson Aims New Projectors at Education Markets

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Epson expanded its classroom projector lineup this month with seven new PowerLite projectors built specifically for the K-12 education environment to increase student engagement and collaboration. The PowerLite E20, X49 and W49 are budget-friendly classroom projectors; the PowerLite 118, 119W, 982W, and 992F are networkable classroom projectors and the new PowerLite 992F includes Miracast enterprise-level […]

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AtlasIED Releases New ALA Line of Loudspeakers Aimed at Houses of Worship, Conference Rooms

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AtlasIED’s new ALA line of column line array loudspeakers are specifically designed for houses of worship, transportation hubs, retail spaces, conference rooms, museums and convention centers. The lightweight speakers, available in a variety of sizes and configurations, can be wall-mounted or attached to an optional pole mount bracket for portability. The back of the speaker […]

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AmpliVox Upgrades Digital Audio Partner Plus Wireless Portable PA System

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AmpliVox just upgraded its Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus wireless portable PA system, adding a 96-channel wireless receiver; it formerly had 16 channels. The SW925-96 includes a full range of features include: A 96-channel digital wireless receiver that operates in the UHF 514-544 megahertz frequency range. A 250-watt amplifier, delivering clear sound to up to […]

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Aveo Systems Now Shipping Mira Connect 10

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Aveo Systems has started shipping the Mira Connect 10, a touch-based control system aimed at UCC rooms. Mira Connect 10 offers the same extensive functionality as Aveo Systems’ original Mira Connect, adding new options for table-top, on-wall or in-wall installations. In collaboration rooms, the PoE-based Mira Connect 10 allows for one-touch calling from calendar invitations […]

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Joé Lloyd Hired as New Senior Director of Communications at AVIXA

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AVIXA just announced Joé Lloyd as the association’s senior director of communications. Lloyd will lead AVIXA’s public relations and internal communications; she will also support brand positioning, market intelligence and content development. Lloyd joins AVIXA from NanoLumens where she was the vice president of global marketing and business development since 2015. In that role, she […]

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Tripleplay Launches Multiview Multicast Streaming Feature for Its Digital Signage Product

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Tripleplay just launched a new six-way multiview multicast streaming feature for its TripleSign digital signage product ahead of ISE 2020. Six-way Multiview will be available as part of Tripleplay’s Caveman 3.0 software release and will allow end users to simultaneously stream up to six multicast videos on one single endpoint, a game-changer in video delivery […]

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Atlona to Expand HDVS Series of Enterprise-Grade PTZ Cameras at ISE 2020

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Atlona will grow its HDVS Series of enterprise-grade PTZ cameras at ISE 2020 next month, with two new models. To be exhibited at Stand 5.T50 (February 11-14, Amsterdam RAI), the new models offer HDBaseT and HDMI outputs. The Atlona HDVS Series is built for videoconferencing systems and is also able to be integrated into educational […]

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SDVoE Publishes In-Booth ISE Training Plans

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At ISE 2020 (RAI Amsterdam, Feb.11-14, stand 1-F40), the SDVoE Alliance will feature industry experts presenting 20-minute, in-booth education sessions on a variety of topics. They will present on essential issues for system integrators, designers, consultants and tech managers who want to take advantage of the flexibility, scalability, interoperability and cost benefits of the SDVoE […]

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Mersive Technologies to Announce Two New Products at ISE 2020

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Mersive Technologies is announcing two new products at Integrated Systems Europe 2020. One product claims to seamlessly integrate third-party videoconferencing services with the Solstice wireless collaboration platform, allowing both remote and in-room participants to share a unified meeting experience. For the education market, Mersive is launching a software-based active learning solution that improves active learning […]

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BESTBOARD Debuts Smart Conferencing Solutions At ISE 2020

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BESTBOARD, (December 12, 2019) – Sinocan International Technologies Co., Ltd. A leading manufacturer of interactive touch displays and conference solutions, will be showcasing a range of smart conferencing devices and collaboration tools during the ISE 2020, 11 – 14 Feb in RAI Amsterdam. The Ultimate All-In-One Smart Conference 4K Display BESTBOARD S5 series interactive conference […]

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Planar Adds Lainie Mataras to US Sales Team

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Planar is expanding the company’s U.S. sales force with the addition of Lainie Mataras. Lainie joins the company’s Northeast team as business development manager. She will leverage her extensive professional network to foster relationships with consultant partners and further develop Planar’s consultant program. Lainie brings more than 25 years of experience in the commercial AV […]

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PreSonus Releases Quantum 2626 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface

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The newest model in PreSonus’ Quantum series of audio interfaces, the Quantum 2626 uses a Thunderbolt 3 bus to achieve a low latency (as low as <1 millisecond), enabling recording and monitoring with up to 24-bit, 192 kilohertz. Converters on every analog input and output provide 115 dB of dynamic range to capture complex musical […]

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Modulo Pi Kinetic Media Server Now Compatible with L-Acoustics L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound Technology

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Modulo Pi has announced compatibility between its Modulo Kinetic media server and L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology by L-Acoustics. L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology is a multidimensional, object-based approach to designing, mixing and processing sound. Already deployed on over 7,000 performances, L-ISA has been adopted by artists such as Mark Knopfler and Bon Iver, and […]

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Pliant Technologies Now Shipping MicroCom M

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MicroCom M, from Pliant Technologies, is now shipping. MicroCom M, available in 900-megahertz (where legal) and 2.4-gigahertz frequency bands, is a compact wireless intercom solution. It offers a communications solution where a small yet robust intercom system needs to be deployed. MicroCom M provides a single channel, full-duplex, multi-user intercom for applications. MicroCom M is […]

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Disguise Launches r17 Update to Live-Events Design Software

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disguise launched the r17 update to its live-events design software Wednesday. disguise software enables users to previsualize every pixel of a project before an event or installation. Doing this helps users align every stakeholder ahead of time and deliver on schedule. R17 introduces previsualization to Manipulators that give users the ability to select multiple objects […]

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JVC Professional Video Now Shipping CONNECTED CAM 500 Series

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JVC Professional Video is shipping its CONNECTED CAM 500 Series streaming handheld camcorders. These three compact 4K cameras — the GY-HC500 base model, the GY-HC550 with advanced streaming and graphics, and the GY-HC500SPC sports coaching and production camera — are designed to optimize both image processing and IP performance. With built-in streaming and connectivity options, […]

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LG Electronics Showcases OLED Wave at CES 2020

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A CES this year, visitors are greeted at the LG Electronics booth with the LG OLED Wave, which is constructed with an array of flexible open-frame commercial displays from LG Business Solutions. The colossal LG OLED Wave is made up of 200 55-inch LG OLED digital signage screens (128 convex and concave and 72 flat). […]

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Black Box Details ISE 2020 Plans

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At ISE 2020, Black Box will showcase solutions and products designed for modern, IP-based and 4K AV visualization and distribution. Black Box experts will be available on stand 10-P155 to demo solutions for video walls, digital signage and control rooms. They’ll also be available to discuss recent news, including the company’s new status as a […]

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Extron Launches Quantum Ultra Certification Program, Planar Offers First Certified Displays

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Extron has launched the Extron Quantum Ultra Certification program. The company is working with display manufacturers to guarantee consistent, stable presentation of source content when using professional displays with the Quantum Ultra 4K video wall processor. Displays that pass an extensive testing program are identified as Quantum Ultra Certified. Planar is the first video wall […]

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BrightSign to Showcase BSN.cloud Platform, Integration Partners at ISE 2020

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BrightSign announced Tuesday that it will be showcasing the new BSN.cloud platform at ISE 2020 (8-E200). BSN.cloud is BrightSign’s new player and network management platform for cloud-connected BrightSign players. Open APIs make it partner-friendly, while near-automatic setup and provisioning make it user-friendly. All BrightSign players running BrightSign OS 8 include a free subscription to BSN.cloud […]

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Brompton Technology to Show Dynamic Calibration Technology at ISE 2020

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Brompton Technology, an LED processor manufacturer, will give the first European showing of its dynamic calibration technology at ISE 2020. The company will also launch its latest LED processor, the Tessera S8, on its largest-ever trade show stand. The size increase of this newly designed stand, which measures 90 square meters, will allow Brompton to […]

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