Steph Beckett

Steph Beckett

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

Atomos and Z CAM Now Enable Apple ProRes RAW over HDMI Recording for Select Products

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Atomos and Z CAM announced Wednesday the companies would enable 12-bit 5.8K Apple ProRes RAW over HDMI recording. This will be enabled in the Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder in combination with the Flagship series Z CAM E2-F6, E2-F8 and E2-S6 large sensor cinema cameras, as well as 4K ProRes RAW recording from the Micro 4/3 […]

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Waves Audio Adds MOTU Support for Its SoundGrid BR1

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Waves Audio announced the addition of MOTU support to its Waves SoundGrid BR1, a device bridging AVB and Waves SoundGrid networks. This now enables Waves real-time plug-in processing on any MOTU-based AVB network with MOTU’s AVB-enabled audio interfaces. The Waves SoundGrid BR1 is an AVB-to-SoundGrid bridge that adds real-time audio processing capabilities to AVB networks […]

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QSC Has Two New Plug-ins for Q-SYS Asset Manager

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QSC announces two new Q-SYS Control plug-ins now available in Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager. The Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone plug-in and the UCI QR Code plug-in allow for drag-and-drop integration into the Q-SYS Ecosystem, saving programming time and resources for AV integrators, programmers and consultants. New to Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager, the Sennheiser plug-in […]

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Vivitek Adds Two Native 1080p Projectors to its Ultra Short Throw Line

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Vivitek has added two native 1080p projectors to its Ultra Short Throw (UST) range. Both models — the DH772UST and DH773USTi — are ideal for the budget-conscious education sector. For interactive collaboration and in-class learning, the DH773USTi comes with built-in interactivity support for multi-users thanks to two pens or an optional Finger Touch Unit with […]

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PSA Adds Infrared Cameras Inc. to its Network

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PSA today announced the addition of Infrared Cameras Inc.(ICI) to its network. ICI is in the infrared product space with a line of thermal cameras as well as multi-spectral infrared cameras and complete package systems. ICI cameras can be set up at entry points in all types of businesses to take screen temperatures in less […]

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New Matrox Multi-monitor Controller Card Now Shipping

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Matrox is now shipping its Matrox QuadHead2Go Q155 multi-monitor controller card that outputs four Full HD displays from a single HDMI video source — including the HDCP device. QuadHead2Go Q155 controllers capture a single video signal — of up to 4K@60Hz and 8Kx8K — to display across up to four screens, at resolutions up to […]

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AmpliVox Sound Systems Upgrades Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus

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AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced an upgraded version of its SW925-96 Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus with even greater sound quality and audience reach. The Made-in-the-USA, 96-channel wireless portable PA system now has a second wireless antenna that increases sound coverage while reducing interference when using multiple wireless receivers. The new system can reach up […]

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LG Business Solutions USA Has Two New All-in-One Thin Client Solutions

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LG Business Solutions USA has introduced two new all-in-one Thin Client solutions, a 27-inch 16:9 model and a 34-inch 21:9 ultrawide model, each with full HD resolution, IPS panels and quad-core Intel processors designed as workstations for corporate environments. Both the 27-inch (model 27CN650N-6A) and 34-inch (model 34CN650N-6A) displays deliver computing with an Intel Celeron […]

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DTEN Introduces DTEN ME

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DTEN finally introduced DTEN ME, a new desktop-sized collaboration device that runs Zoom natively on a 27-inch panel that is basically a personal, dedicated UCC appliance. DTEN ME features: 27-inch multi-touch HD display, that can serve as a secondary monitor. 3 wide-angle cameras and an 8-microphone array One touch to connect with built-in Zoom Rooms […]

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Screen Innovations Adds Motorized Shades to Product Line for Commercial AV Integrators

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Screen Innovations (SI) just added to the motorized shade market by offering its extensive product line to commercial AV integrators. The move represents a growing demand for motorized shades for both residential and commercial applications and SI’s commitment to providing integrators with the products, technologies, and tools they need to add a new category to […]

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Almo Has a New Partnership With ARHT Media

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Almo Professional A/V is taking virtual business and events to a new level through an exclusive partnership with ARHT Media. Almo will offer ARHT’s HoloPresence technology, which is capable of delivering lifelike holograms, as well as ARHT’s premium online presentation platform known as the Virtual Global Stage (VGS). In a video to demo the platform, Almo […]

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Here’s an Updated List of Key Digital’s Compass-Alliance-Partners-Approved Drivers, Modules, GUI Templates

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Key Digital just released its updated list of Compass Alliance Partners pre-configured drivers, modules and GUI templates. Compass Control Pro is Key Digital’s integrated control system that uses iOS devices to replace traditional control interfaces. Featuring a newly updated GUI, Compass Control Pro delivers an even more modern and user-friendly interface, and with the option […]

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Extron Introduces New Way to Control Room AV — All From Your Mobile Phone

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Extron has announced a new way to control your room AV from your mobile phone or personal device. According to Extron, the company understands concerns about returning to workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic — that’s why it developed some new solutions to make workers feel more comfortable with the transition. For instance, there are instances […]

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Nureva Now Shipping HDL200 Huddle-Room-Sized Audio System

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Nureva is now shipping its HDL200 audio-conferencing system, the newest addition to the company’s line of audio-conferencing products. Designed for rooms and open spaces up to 18’ x 18’ (5.5 x 5.5 m), the HDL200 system delivers the same audio pickup that Nureva’s HDL300 systems deliver for larger spaces. All Nureva audio systems are powered […]

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New Lumens Digital Optics IP UHD Camera Now Shipping

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Lumens Digital Optics launched the VC-A71P 4K IP UHD camera Tuesday. The camera is designed for livestreaming, broadcasting, events staging, house of worship and lecture recording. It connects via IP instead of USB — allowing for remote connections. Using a 1/1.8 type progressive scan CMOS sensor with 8-megapixel output resolution, the VC-A71P is native 3840 […]

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Hovercam’s Redesigned Flex 11 Fully Integrates With Zoom

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HoverCam announced that it has redesigned its Flex 11 software to integrate with Zoom fully. HoverCam was already compatible with Skype, Google Hangouts, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams. Now, teachers can initiate and schedule Zoom calls directly from HoverCam’s free, comprehensive document camera software. HoverCam’s redesigned Flex 11 document camera software now incorporates Zoom’s familiar […]

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DPAA Announces Creation of Advisory Board to Help Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Out-of-Home Industry

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DPAA — the global trade marketing association connecting out-of-home media with the advertising community — announced Monday that it has created a Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board. The board’s mandate is to develop programs and recommendations to help out-of-home companies boost minority representation across all executive levels. Barry Frey, DPAA president and CEO, said, “As […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: 5 Questions With Colin Birney

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Colin Birney is the principal at Birney Consulting and is an adjunct instructor for AVIXA — but before that, he worked for Google, Linn Energy and Hess. His career trajectory, like so many others in our industry, is super interesting. So, I’m pleased that he’ll be giving the LAVNCH & Learn discussion during EdTech Day […]

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Extron Has a New Customizable AV System Control Interface

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Extron introduced the NBP 50 Network Button Panel on Friday — it’s a customizable AV system control interface for Extron Pro Series control systems and HC 400 Series products. Network Button Panels connect to a control processor using standard Ethernet. These customizable control panels work in conjunction with a control processor to perform a wide […]

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Sessions We Loved From InfoComm 2020 Connected

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By: Steph Beckett & Leah McCann The first-ever virtual InfoComm 2020 Connected was held Tuesday-Thursday of this week, and it was packed with products, education and networking. This was a historic event — the first-ever online version of InfoComm — so we wanted to make sure we were there for it and provided our coverage/insights. […]

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Key Digital Adds Line of Active Optical HDMI Fiber Cables

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Key Digital recently added a line of plenum active optical HDMI fiber cables aimed at residential upgrades. The company’s first-ever plenum-rated HDMI cables available in lengths from 10 m (33 feet) to 100 m (328 feet) include: KD-AOCH33P KD-AOCH49P KD-AOCH66P KD-AOCH98P KD-AOCH131P KD-AOCH164P KD-AOCH328P (The number corresponds to the length.) This cable series supports 4K […]

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22MILES Unveils Protection-as-a-Service Solution — TempDefend

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22Miles has launched what the company says is “the industry’s first Protection-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution.” 22Miles created TempDefend as a protective digital signage communication and direction tool, providing a building’s first point of communication and management to prevent viral spread. Using 22Miles’s thermo-sensing technology, TempDefend couples advanced camera hardware, facial and body temperature detection software, integrated […]

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Samsung Announces Range of Back-to-Business Commercial Display Solutions

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Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced a range of commercial display solutions Tuesday to get companies back to business. According to Samsung, the displays focus on the three areas of safety, collaboration and communications. The company worked with partners on display solutions that equip business owners with the tools to operate successfully and efficiently. Access & […]

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Laura Davis-Taylor Answers 5 Questions in Preparation for LAVNCH WEEK 2.0

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Laura Davis-Taylor is the chief strategy officer for InReality, LLC, and she will be giving the keynote during Digital Signage Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0. Although we had a DS Day during our first LAVNCH WEEK, I knew we were really focusing on bringing in fresh content, so I was curious to hear about how […]

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Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 Microphone Is a Hygienic Option for the Workplace

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Sennheiser is offering its TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone as an option for the workplace that is maintaining hygiene rules and social distancing. Protecting employees’ health is the top priority at all times, which means that, as lockdown restrictions are eased, strict rules apply to the use of conference rooms at companies. This “new normal” involves […]

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Vaddio Adds EasyIP Switcher and Ceiling Mic to Its Lineup of AV-over-IP Solutions

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Vaddio’s EasyIP Ecosystem added the EasyIP Mixer and EasyIP CeilingMIC D Tuesday. The EasyIP Mixer combines multiple audio channels, including up to four Dante sources like the EasyIP CeilingMIC D, and up to four Vaddio EasyIP Cameras. The EasyIP Mixer features video switching, simultaneous 1080p@60Hz USB 3.0 and HDMI outputs, trigger inputs for control, and […]

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Elo’s new Huddle Kit Is a Turnkey UCC Kit to Make Any Space a Zoom, Teams, BlueJeans or Webex Room

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Elo announced Huddle Kit Tuesday, an accessories bundle that pairs with Elo’s 4K interactive displays to provide a collaboration and videoconferencing solution for businesses. As corporate offices continue to reopen post-COVID, there’s an increased focus on smaller huddle meeting rooms supporting a hybrid mix of office-based and remote employees. With Elo’s new huddle room solution, […]

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Magewell Is the Newest Member of the Alliance for IP Media Solutions

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The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) introduced its newest member Tuesday: Magewell. The company joins AIMS as the adoption of SMPTE ST 2110 continues to accelerate in the broadcast market. The alliance’s new Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) set of open standards and specifications gains momentum in the ProAV industry. “One of our key […]

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Legrand AV Announces Availability of Its New Rail Player

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Legrand | AV announced Tuesday that the Nuvo P600 DIN Rail Player is now available in the United States. Designed for installation in projects incorporating the international DIN rail mounting standard, Legrand says the P600 provides any room with instant access to endless music options from networked collections. It also gives access to a variety […]

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Navori Labs Updates Its Digital Signage Software

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Navori Labs’ new QL 2.2.5 is the latest version of its digital signage software with 16 innovations that emphasizes an improved user experience across its core components while integrating new features that address emerging digital signage trends. Navori’s QL is offered in two versions, QL Express and QL Professional. The platform comprises three main components: […]

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CEDIA Technology and Business Summit Schedule — Now Revised

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CEDIA announced a revised schedule for the CEDIA Technology & Business Summits. Eight in-person Tech Summits and one new virtual conference have been added to the schedule for the fall. The CEDIA Tech Summits are regional educational events that provide sponsor tables from many of the industry’s AV, control, lighting, security and technology manufacturers/service providers. […]

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Audinate Adds Two New Dante AVIO Audio Adapters

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Audinate announced the addition Monday of two new models to its line of Dante AVIO audio adapters, offering USB-C and Bluetooth connectivity for use with Dante networks. The Dante AVIO family of adapters allow users to use non-networked audio equipment on a Dante audio network. The Dante AVIO is available in one- or two-channel analog […]

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