Steph Beckett

Steph Beckett

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

New QSC Q-SYSTM Ecosystem Control Plug-In Now Available for Clockaudio Trackable Intelligent Microphone

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Clockaudio has announced the availability of a new QSC Q-SYSTM Ecosystem Control plug-in for the company’s Trackable Intelligent Microphone (TIM-1000). The Q-SYS plug-in enables the features of TIM-1000 to be controlled through the Q-SYSTM software-based audio, video and control ecosystem from QSC. This plug-in will be available through the Asset Manager portal within the Q-SYS […]

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Crestron Intros New Smart Home Office Companion

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Crestron introduced the new smart home office companion, the Crestron Home Audio Conferencing System (UC-MM30-R). Delivering enterprise-conferencing, plus complete control of a Crestron Home automation system, the MM30-R is a home office solution for today’s work-from-home workforce. Realtor.com recently reported “Zoom Rooms” as the new in-demand housing trend. To be successful, a home office needs […]

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Platinum Equity To Acquire Ingram Micro For $7.2 Billion

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Platinum Equity announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ingram Micro Inc., the world’s largest provider of technology logistics services and solutions, from HNA Technology Co., Ltd, a part of HNA Group, in a transaction valued at $7.2 billion. The sale is expected to be completed by the first half of […]

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Midwich Acquires NMK Electronics Enterprise

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Midwich, an audiovisual distributor to the trade market with operations across the U.K. and Ireland, Continental Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire a majority stake in NMK Electronics Enterprise, NMK Middle East FZE and Edge Electronics Trading LLC (“Edge”) (collectively “the NMK Group” or “NMK”). Based in the […]

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LG’s Cinematic Sound OLED Display Now Listed As Korean Standard

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LG Display announced on Dec. 14 that its cinematic sound OLED (CSO) display has been listed as a Korean standard (KS). A CSO display generates sound without a separate speaker; it acts as a vibrating panel. LG Display first unveiled it at CES 2017, the world’s largest consumer electronics and IT exhibition. The technology has […]

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PreSonus Releases the Ampire High Density Pack Add-On

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PreSonus has released the Ampire High Density Pack, the first add-on for Ampire, PreSonus’ acclaimed amp modeling and effects plug-in. The new add-on includes a collection of three State Space Modeled iconic amps and six unique stompbox effects suited for guitarists looking for high-gain sounds and exotic effects. Also included are three new impulse-response-based cabinet […]

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The SDVoE Alliance Announces 2021 Board of Directors

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced its 2021 board of directors made up of ProAV experts from the six steering member companies — Black Box, Christie, IDK Corporation, NETGEAR, Semtech and ZeeVee — plus Grandbeing who won this year’s election to represent the contributing member companies. Justin Kennington retains his role as president of the SDVoE […]

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Pioneer Adds Four New Units to Commercial Monitor Series

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Pioneer’s new Commercial Monitor (CM) Series has added four new units: the 10-inch CM-510ST subwoofer and the IP54-rated 4-inch CM-S54T, 6-inch CM-S56T and 8-inch CM-S58T surface-mount loudspeakers. Since the launch of the XY Series loudspeakers, installers have apparently told Pioneer they’d like to see smaller speakers added to the range to enable turnkey installations at […]

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Evoko Unlimited Launches New Desk-Booking Solution

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Evoko Unlimited, makers of the Evoko Liso and Evoko Pusco workplace management and workplace communication solutions, is launching their latest offering, the Evoko Naso. The Evoko Naso allows Evoko to enter the desk-booking arena in time to help companies and their remote workers to manage the return-to-work phase as the world is entering the new […]

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AmpliVox Releases Titan Portable Wireless PA SW800-96

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The AmpliVox Titan Portable Wireless PA SW800-96 includes a blue back panel that shows off its full range of extensive capabilities — and AmpliVox says it is now made in the U.S. The Titan PA is used everywhere that voice amplification is needed, for schools and churches, athletic fields, corporate events, auctions, emergency services and […]

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America Intros New Collaboration/Interactive Display

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), introduced today the new Sharp 4T-B70CT1U AQUOS BOARD collaboration/interactive display; aimed at a value-priced solution for interactive classrooms and meeting rooms. The TAA compliant 70″ Class (69.5″ diagonal) Sharp 4T-B70CT1U AQUOS BOARD interactive display is manufactured in Mexico and provides […]

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PROLIGHTS Expands ECL Collection Into One-Stop Lighting Solution

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It has been a year since the release of the PROLIGHTS ECL Panel TWC, a 2×1 soft light tunable white and colored LED for TV and studios. With recent product launches of late 2020, PROLIGHTS had expanded the ECL collection into what can be described as a one-stop lighting solution for TV, streaming and motion […]

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Atlantic Technology Now Shipping AT-Series Tower Speaker

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Atlantic Technology is now shipping its AT-Series tower speaker, the AT-3. This two-way speaker is the successor to the AT-1. Like the AT-1, it incorporates Atlantic Technology’s H-PAS technology for enhanced bass performance, yet its cabinet size is 25% smaller. H-PAS has a proprietary cabinet design that directs the woofer’s back wave through an internal […]

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LYNX Technik Expands Yellobrik Fiber Solutions With 2×2 Optical Switch

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LYNX Technik, provider of modular signal processing interfaces, announced a new 2×2 optical switch for its yellobrik line of “throw down” bricks. The OSW 1022 is designed to improve connectivity and security on fiber networks, serve as a fiber line emergency switch, provide restoration and reconfiguration over optical paths, route diversity as well as support […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases CRS-PlugNView-H High-Speed Active Optical Armored Cable

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Kramer Electronics’ CRS-PlugNView-H cable is a high-speed HDMI active optical armored cable (AOC) perfectly suited for the challenging usage expected from rental and staging applications. The CRS-PlugNView-H supports resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) 18 gigabits per second over long cable runs up to 328 feet (100 meters) without the need for an external power supply […]

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ATEN Technology Launches HDMI to USB-C UVC Video Capture With PD3.0 Power Pass-Through

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ATEN Technology has launched its UC3021 CAMLIVE+. Part of ATEN’s growing portfolio of professional-level content creation products, the UC3021 lets users simply capture their professional camera or game console’s video image to an Android smartphone or a PC to livestream in 1080P60 format, making streaming quality immediately outstanding, even when on the go. The UC3021 […]

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Nureva’s Audio Conferencing Systems Now Certified for Barco ClickShare Conference

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Nureva has announced that its HDL300 and Dual HDL300 audio conferencing systems are now certified for Barco ClickShare Conference, a wireless presentation and conferencing solution. Together, they bring platform-agnostic collaboration into any hybrid meeting or classroom environment. Users can wirelessly connect to the AV equipment in the room by plugging a Barco ClickShare Conferencing Button […]

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BrightSign Announces Collaboration With Walls.io

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BrightSign has announced its collaboration with Walls.io, a marketing solution for the creation of social media content hubs. The partnership will enable content managers in retail, live events, education, hospitality and corporate environments to collect and curate user-generated content across multiple social platforms onto a digital signage display, powered by BrightSign players. Walls.io was launched […]

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Studio Technologies Updates Dante Intercom Audio Engine

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Studio Technologies announces the first major update for its Model 5422 Dante Intercom Audio Engine. The Model 5422 is a solution for creating digital party-line (PL) intercom circuits and other specialized audio functions. It is optimized for use with Dante-compatible products such as intercom beltpacks, user stations and announcer’s consoles. The new firmware builds on […]

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Kramer Unveils Corona Tag Wearable Device for Contact Tracing

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Kramer has launched Corona Tag, a compact wearable device designed to eliminate the need for sitewide shutdowns in case of a COVID-19 infection in workplaces, schools or any public venues. Corona Tag frees employees, educators and organizers from unnecessarily isolating large crowds by quickly identifying high risk contacts to help maintain business continuity. Corona Tag […]

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Magewell Now Shipping Newest Members of Pro Convert Family

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Magewell has begun shipping the newest decoder models in its Pro Convert family of low-latency video-over-IP converters. Available immediately, the Pro Convert for NDI(r) to SDI and Pro Convert H.26x to SDI transform live, IP media streams into high-quality SDI outputs for connection to monitors, projectors and legacy production equipment. Magewell’s Pro Convert products bridge […]

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NDI Releases NDI|HX Camera App for Android

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NDI announced the all new NDI|HX Camera for Android app. In a world where video has never been more important, NDI|HX Camera for Android turns Android smartphones and tablets into broadcast-ready camera systems, including 4K-capable devices, by simply downloading the $19.99 app. Having already created an NDI|HX Camera for iOS devices, this technology is now […]

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ProLights Launches Live and Live-to-Online Events Lighting Systems

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ProLights launched some new live events and live-to-online or broadcast events lighting systems. EclProfile FW is the Full White version of the new generation of Ecl Profile LED ellipsoidals, and it is available in the TU (tungsten) and DY (daylight) source variants. The EclProfile FW has been engineered in the same housing and optical design […]

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Renkus-Heinz Announces Products Within New Iconyx Compact Series

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Renkus-Heinz has announced new products in its new Iconyx Compact Series: the Iconyx Compact 36/3-RN and the 48/3-RN — two solutions that bring the benefits of the Renkus-Heinz’s Iconyx family into a compact and architecturally friendly package. The addition of the ICC 36/3 and ICC 48/3 completes the portfolio in the new Iconyx Compact Series, […]

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NSCA Announces Topics and Sessions for 23rd Business & Leadership Conference

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NSCA has announced topics and sessions for the 23rd annual Business & Leadership Conference (BLC), to be held virtually on Feb. 24-25, 2021. NSCA’s BLC is a platform for executive-level education and discussion. The 23rd annual BLC is particularly crucial for the integration community, which is battling through once-unpredictable market challenges, according to the organization. […]

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Sharp/NEC Announces New Large Format MultiSync ME Digital Signage Displays

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions, today announced its new Large Format MultiSync ME Series digital signage displays. These stand-alone displays provide corporate, education and retail environments with NEC quality while also providing a cost-conscious digital signage display integrated with the latest standards. One key feature of the ME Series is the option to mount the display […]

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HoverCam Partners With Learning Glass for Illuminated Writing Glass Solution

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HoverCam announced it has partnered with Learning Glass to bring eGlass, an integrated illuminated writing glass, to the market. eGlass is an all-in-one, transparent writing surface with a built-in camera and adjustable lighting that is designed for remote, hybrid and traditional classrooms. According to HoverCam, eGlass re-imagines the traditional and virtual whiteboard experience. Leveraging HoverCam’s […]

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Violet Road and Alcons Hit the High Seas in Imaginative Touring Solution

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In common with many other countries, the live event industry in Norway has been hit very hard by the global Covid-19 pandemic. With all concert and cultural events either postponed or cancelled, Norwegian artists who had performances booked were left to wait until live shows could resume. But folk/rock band Violet Road came up with […]

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Peerless-AV and Mersive Forge Strategic Global Alliance for VC Market

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Peerless-AV announced its global alliance with Mersive Technologies, a provider of software-based collaboration solutions for corporate, education and government markets. Close research and development with the Mersive team has resulted in the introduction of a new mounting solution from Peerless-AV designed specifically for the Solstice Pod Collaboration Platform. “At Mersive we like to forge alliances […]

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Enplug Launches Post-COVID Tools for Its Digital Signage Platform

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Enplug has launched a suite of post-COVID tools in its digital signage platform keeping employees informed, safe and engaged. Keeping employees informed about the latest workplace safety information is vital, especially in light of frequently updated health guidance. Users can now crop-and-rotate graphics to predefined screen layouts or adjust aspect ratios as images are uploaded, […]

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Modulo Pi’s Media Servers Drive Immersive Experience for the Monte-Carlo Gala 2020

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Organized by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health was held on September 24, 2020 on the terraces of the Monte-Carlo Opera. For this edition dedicated to Ocean, Earth, and Humanity, an audience of patrons, decision-makers, artists, and scientists gathered under an impressive immersive dome. For this event designed […]

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