Steph Beckett

Steph Beckett

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

INOGENI Announces Ultra HD to USB 3.0 and HDBaseT to USB 3.0 Converters

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INOGENI has announced the release of the 4KXUSB3 Ultra HD (4K) to USB 3.0 and Magni HDBaseT to USB 3.0 converters. It features an HDMI loop output, analog audio I/O and a VISCA port for PTZ cameras. It requires no drivers, making it a reliable and convenient tool to capture uncompressed video with audio from […]

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Rayva Releases New Acoustic Wall Panels for Home Theaters

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Rayva announced Thursday the availability of the company’s new (and patent-pending) acoustic wall panels for home theaters. The unique collapsible panel design eliminates challenges and costs associated with traditional options. Rayva reduces the time, effort and expense of acoustic wall panels to a home theater by shipping the panel’s wooden frame deconstructed and the fabric […]

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Epson Shipping Pro L10-Series Interchangeable-Lens Laser Projectors

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Epson announced availability Thursday for its Pro L10-Series interchangeable-lens laser projectors that offer a compact solution packed with robust features and premium projection technology. The new 6,000-lumen Pro L1060U, and 7,000-lumen Pro L1070U and Pro L1075U combine advanced installation features with bright, detailed imagery in a minimalist, discreet design to offer sharp, true-to-life images and […]

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FSR Smart-Way Raceway Adds In-Floor Capabilities

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FSR announced Thursday that its Smart-Way Raceway wire management system can now be used as an in-floor solution in addition to its original on-floor installation configuration. The system is the most cost-effective and easiest way to get power, data and AV across the room to where it’s needed — making it prime for offices, conference […]

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AtlasIED Releases Four New Audio Processing, Mixing, Distribution Products

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AtlasIED has announced the addition of several new audio distribution, processing and control devices to its line of commercial audio products. The new additions include a wall-mount (“W” TSD) family of indoor and outdoor mic/line/Bluetooth mixers and accessories; a two-channel preamp/Dante interface; a mic/line preamp; a distribution amplifier and 24-volt power supply. All of the […]

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BrightSign Introduces BrightVoice Digital Signage Solution

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BrightSign unveiled BrightVoice Tuesday — the company’s voice-activated digital signage solution that enables a unique, hands-free interactive experience. BrightVoice allows audiences to interact verbally with digital signage using wake words followed by natural voice commands that trigger playback of on-screen content, music, lighting and other devices. And while this type of interaction mimics the workflow […]

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Visix Releases New Update for AxisTV Digital Signage Suite

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Visix has released version 1.27 of its AxisTV Signage Suite enterprise digital signage platform. The release includes support for SAML 2.0 and Astra Schedule by Ad Astra, as well as new design widgets, enhanced workflows and improved functionality. AxisTV Signage Suite v.1.27 supports SAML 2.0 for single sign-on (SSO) in both cloud and on-premise deployments. […]

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Barco Launches Canvas 3D Visualization System

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Barco has launched something called Canvas, a VR-based system that allows companies to conceptualize projects. The Canvas is applicable in all markets where 3D images are coupled with business objectives, with a focus on AEC (architecture, engineering and construction). Many VR users want to enhance their 3D visualization capabilities and shake off the disadvantages of […]

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Nureva to Debut New Audio Conferencing Products at ISE 2020

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Nureva announced its participation in ISE 2020 with the worldwide debut of new audio conferencing products that will be announced in January. Visitors to ISE at the RAI Amsterdam can visit Nureva’s stand 11-D160 in the Unified Communications hall from Feb. 11-14 to learn how the company’s audio conferencing systems make it easy to solve […]

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New Updates for ScreenBeam 1100 Feature Native Google Cast Support

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ScreenBeam Inc. released its latest firmware update Tuesday, now featuring new native Google Cast support. The Version 11.0.6.0 update will allow ScreenBeam 1100 users to wirelessly display over the network with the Google Cast function on these devices: All Android devices (whether Google Cast or Miracast) All Chromebook/ChromeOS devices (whether Intel-based or ARM-based) Windows 7 […]

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Genelec Launches New Two-Way Active Installation Loudspeaker

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Genelec has announced the availability of the new 4430 two-way active installation loudspeaker, the first model to incorporate the company’s Smart IP technology. Smart IP provides power and audio via a standard CAT cable. The 4430 is a compact design that accepts both Dante and AES67 IP audio streams. It derives power via both PoE […]

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ClearOne Now Shipping CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager

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ClearOne is shipping its new CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager, an AV network-management platform to monitor, control and audit ClearOne Pro Audio and Video products and services. The cross-platform server runs on Windows and Linux OS for seamless IT integration, and remote real-time system access provides at-a-glance and all-inclusive dashboard views. CONVERGENCE is designed to support […]

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NEC Display Solutions Europe Announces All-in-One LED Screens

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NEC Display Solutions Europe has announced two new ranges of direct view all-in-one LED screens — the FE Series LED Bundles start at 110 inches, ranging from 1.2-millimeter to 3.5-millimeter pixel pitch. The bundles can be wall-mounted or have free-standing capability. The LED FE Series is for business applications, while NEC’s LED A Series digital […]

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KanexPro Drops Two Multiview KVM Switches

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KanexPro released this week the 4K Quad Multiview 4X1 KVM Switch and the Multiview 4X1 KVM Switch. The Multiview KVM switches allow users to connect up to four sources (1080p or 4K resolutions) to a single display simultaneously while using a single mouse and keyboard. The 4K Quad Multiview 4X1 KVM Switch allows for the […]

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AVIXA Announces 2020 Certification Steering Committee

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AVIXA announced the election results Thursday for the 2020 Certification Steering Committee. Certification holders elected new committee members Gain Foster, CTS, K2; Rakesh Kumar, CTS-D, CTS-I, Amazon; Christopher Kusek, CTS-D, CTS-I, ALL PRO SOUND; Michael Pedersen, CTS-D, CTS-I, Iowa State University; Rebecca Sullins, CTS-D, CTS-I, LMG; and Justin Watts, CTS, Apple. The AVIXA Certification Steering […]

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Semtech Releases New AVP Chipset — No FPGA Devices Needed

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Semtech Corporation — a supplier of high-performance analog mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms — announced Thursday, Nov. 14, the release of its BlueRiver audio visual processor (AVP) chipset. The BlueRiver AVP chipset provides all the features of Semtech’s existing NT1000 and NT2000 FPGA-based offerings (e.g., matrix-switch like performance over IP, under 0.1-millisecond latency, 4K60 uncompressed […]

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Squirrels Updates Wireless Presentation Software for Screen Mirroring

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Squirrels introduced technology Tuesday, Nov. 12, that claims remote, zero-touch deployment of its enterprise-class screen mirroring service. Part of its Ditto wireless presentation ecosystem, it allows for “receivers” in wireless presentation, but the Ditto software deployment and management can be done entirely remotely, via the network. Ditto can be pushed out to thousands of receivers […]

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AV Stumpfl Unveils System for Large Projection Screens, Updated PIXERA Software

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AV Stumpfl released the new AT64-SHIFT system for large mobile projection screens and the new PIXERA media server software version 1.2 this week. With the AT64-SHIFT, it’s possible to assemble a sizeable mobile projection screen in minutes. One can also adjust its height in a matter of seconds. No extra measuring is needed to ensure […]

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Leyard and Planar Extend Rental and Staging Options

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Leyard and Planar announced Tuesday the companies are releasing the VS Series of LEDs. Available in 2.5-, 3.9- and 4.8-millimeter pixel pitches, the new Leyard VS Series joins the Leyard CarbonLight LED Displays for Leyard and Planar’s solutions for rental applications. At fewer than 62 pounds (28 kilograms) per square meter, the Leyard VS Series […]

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CEDIA Releases 2020 Technology & Business Summit Dates

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CEDIA has today released the 2020 dates for its Technology & Business Summit events. Of the 14 scheduled events, Toronto and Vancouver will each host a date, marking the first time two Tech Summit events will take place in Canada. The Tech Summits are educational. They are locally-oriented, providing sponsor displays and demonstrations from many […]

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SMART Technologies Updates SMART Board MX and 7000R

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SMART Technologies announced new updates on the company’s most popular products, including the SMART Board MX series — now also available for business customers as the SMART Board MX Pro series. SMART has also beefed up the SMART Board 7000R series and SMART Board 7000R Pro series. The new SMART Board MX series and SMART […]

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Meridian Audio Releases DSP750 In-Wall Digital Active Loudspeaker

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Meridian Audio launched its latest loudspeaker from its architectural range, the DSP750 In-Wall Digital Active Loudspeaker. Claiming a host of exclusive Meridian technologies on-board, the DSP750 resets the standard of architectural loudspeaker performance, featuring: Three new, high-performance drive-units. CLASS-M DSP engine providing thermal and dynamic bass protection for detailed and accurate sound. “Double-baffle” aluminum enclosure […]

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Lifesize Releases Dash Software-Based Meeting Room Kit, Updates for App

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On the heels of the Zoom and Microsoft partnership — detailing complete interoperability between Zoom and Microsoft Teams coming in early 2020 — Lifesize announced an interoperable and cloud-connected Lifesize Dash software-based meeting room kit. These enhancements include a new free licensing model that allows organizations to immediately save up to $1,000 per room per […]

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KRK Systems Introduces CLASSIC 5 into Family of Professional-Grade Monitors

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KRK Systems, part of the Gibson family of brands, introduced the CLASSIC 5 Professional Bi-amp Studio Monitors to its family of professional-grade monitor offerings. KRK’s CLASSIC 5 is a powered nearfield studio monitor and includes a bi-amped class A/B amplifier with a built-in automatic limiter and a low-resonance enclosure for minimized distortion and colorization. Additionally, […]

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New CONSOLE AI From ClearOne Helps Users Design CONVERGE Pro Audio System

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ClearOne announced this week the release of the new CONSOLE AI configuration software to help design a CONVERGE Pro Audio system. A new AI workflow checklist guides you as you build a system, and an AI project audit checks your design and reports errors and warnings to alert for potential problems. Enhanced visualization streamlines routing, […]

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Ocean Matrix Releases New H.264-based AV-Over-IP Extenders

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Ocean Matrix released a new series of H.264-based AV-over-IP extenders with several options, including units with PoE, IR control, H.264 video compression, two-channel audio and more. All of the new series are HDMI, HDCP compliant and transmit signals up to 394 feet over a single Cat5e/6 cable for point to point transmission and support multi-layered […]

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The CEDIA Designer Releases New Upgrades

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The CEDIA Designer (TCD) has released a host of valuable upgrades. TCD is a cloud-based design tool that allows home cinema professionals to design any dedicated cinema/media room in minutes. The CEDIA Designer upgrades include: Ability to generate documentation report in Spanish Ability to specify sound bar products A new Project Progress feature “The new […]

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rp Visual Solutions Now Shipping Wallmate 32MAX

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rp Visual Solutions (RPV) is shipping its Wallmate 32MAX system for mounting displays that are 65 inches and larger, up to 300 pounds. The rigid, no-shake structure includes features for simplified, in-wall installation and service access. This new mount joins the Wallmate 16 and Wallmate 32, creating a complete line of mounting systems that enable confident […]

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Spinitar Golf for Hope Donates Over $100K to City of Hope Cancer Treatment and Research Center

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On October 24th, 2019, Spinitar, with their guests and sponsors, raised a record-breaking $113,000 for the City of Hope Cancer Treatment and Research Center located in Southern California during the annual Spinitar Golf for Hope charity event. Celebrating the five-year anniversary of Golf for Hope at Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, California, Spinitar is […]

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