Steph Beckett

Steph Beckett

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

Biamp Receives Patent for Beamtracking Technology

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Biamp announced Thursday that it has been awarded a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its Beamtracking technology used in its Parlé family of ceiling, tabletop and pendant microphones. The patented technology allows the microphones to track and mix voices intelligently from around a meeting room. “Our Parlé microphones are empowered by […]

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Focusrite Plc. Acquires Martin Audio Ltd.

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Focusrite plc., the holding company for Focusrite, ADAM Audio, Novation and the Ampify Music brands, announced the acquisition of Martin Audio Ltd. Thursday. This acquisition follows on the heels of Berlin-based studio loudspeaker manufacturer ADAM Audio, but has been a consideration for Focusrite Founder and Chairman Phil Dudderidge for years, who said: “I have known […]

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Madison Technologies to Distribute Philips Professional Display Solutions

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Madison Technologies, an Australian owned and operated distributor of specialised Audio- Visual solutions, is proud to announce the addition of Philips Professional Display Panels to their portfolio of world leading brands. Madison Technologies is a respected industry leader with a 28-year track record of delivering the very best smart solutions for the AV Integrator, Professional […]

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CEDIA Launches New Awards Website

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CEDIA has launched a design-forward website to showcase CEDIA Award winners’ and finalists’ projects as well as the year’s Best New Product and Product Hall of Fame winners. In addition to the newly launched website — CEDIA Award winners and finalists have all received a personalized case study to utilize when talking with clients and […]

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Leyard and Planar BrightSign 4K Media Player Featured in New York City Showroom

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Leyard and Planar showcased its latest display and video wall innovations across a network of showrooms worldwide. The New York Showroom is located on 11th Avenue in New York City. The New York showroom occupies the entire fifth floor of a beautiful historic building constructed in 1905. The showroom is separated into approximately one dozen […]

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Voilàp Holding Group Joins DPAA

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DPAA announced Tuesday that Voilàp Holding has joined the association. Italy-based Voilàp Holding that helps to accelerate, facilitate and support the development of Smart Cities around the world. The company’s Smart City Gate intelligent street furniture incorporates all the services, connectivity and functionalities required within a Smart City (including 5G, rescue, surveillance and more). Smart […]

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AVIXA Announces New Categories to Annual Awards Program

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AVIXA announced two new categories to its annual awards program: The Emerging Talent Award and Event Design Professional of the Year Award. The award winners will be recognized during a ceremony at InfoComm 2020 in Las Vegas on June 17, 2020. “The annual AVIXA Awards program honors ProAV professionals making significant impacts in all corners […]

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SYNNEX Raises Over $2 Million for South Carolina Charities in 2019

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SYNNEX’s Share the Magic fundraiser initiative topped $2,063,680 in 2019 for four South Carolina-based charities, including A Child’s Haven, Clement’s Kindness, Make-A-Wish South Carolina, and Pendleton Place. In the last eight years of holding this fundraiser, Synnex has raised more than $12 million cumulatively. “We are very proud of surpassing the $12 million milestone — an achievement that […]

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COMM-TEC to Exhibit Products, Solutions and Services at ISE 2020

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COMM-TEC will once again present its portfolio of products, solutions and services at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam. COMM-TEC will exhibit its innovations and trends in the field of AV/IT media technology to trade visitors in a practical and interactive way on a stand area of around 200 square meters. Integrated Systems Europe 2020 […]

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Hall Research Releases New 4K@60Hz HDMI Fiber Optic Extender

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Hall Research debuted the FXT-460, an entry-level fiber optic extender for full-bandwidth HDMI 2.0 to 10 kilometers. It uses just one strand of LC-terminated fiber optic cable and supports video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz with multi-channel audio. The system provides capabilities such as embedding and de-embedding analog or digital audio, HDCP 2.2, bidirectional RS232 extension […]

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LG Business Solutions Ships New UltraFine IPS LED Monitors

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LG Business Solutions is shipping two new UltraFine IPS LED monitors aimed at macOS users; one is a 24-inch 4K (3840×160) display and the other is a 27-inch 5K (5120×2880) display. Both are commercial-grade displays specified at 500 nits of brightness. The 24MD4KLB-B LG UltraFine IPS LED monitor is a 23.74-inch 4K (3840×2160) model with […]

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L-Acoustics Creates Authorised Calibration Centres for Small, Medium Installations

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L-Acoustics announced Friday the creation of Authorised Calibration Centres. They are designed to both strengthen the technical partnership between L-Acoustics and its Certified Providers (CPs), and to deliver a higher level of system configuration and calibration expertise at a local level for small to medium installations. Companies that become Authorised Calibration Centres can offer their […]

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Almo Professional A/V Acquires NewComm Distributing

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Almo Professional A/V detailed its acquisition of NewComm Distributing (also known as NewComm Technologies). As a result of the acquisition, Almo Pro A/V is now sourcing all of NewComm’s ClearOne inventory. The company is also giving former NewComm customers access to Almo Pro A/V’s more than 60 AV brands, nine warehouse locations, Sound Options dedicated […]

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Atomos Releases Update for Shogun 7 HDR Monitor-Recorder-Switcher

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A new update for the Atomos Shogun 7 HDR monitor-recorder-switcher (AtomOS 10.4) was released today, and it adds touch-controlled switching, quad monitoring and ISO recording functionality. This allows the user to switch back and forth between four live HD SDI video streams (up to 1080p@60Hz). Tapping on an input stream’s window (while in the quad-view […]

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Xantech Now Shipping 4K Video-Over-IP Solution

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Xantech just started shipping its Premium 4K AV-over-IP solution that streams 4K over a 1 GB network with one frame of latency. The solution includes three products — a transmitter, a receiver and a control module — that work together to deliver HDMI signal, bidirectional IR and RS232 over a single category cable at lengths […]

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Key Digital Has a New Line of Plenum-Rated HDMI Cables

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Key Digital launched a line of plenum active optical HDMI fiber cables available in lengths from 10 meters / 33 feet to 100 m / 328 ft. This active optical copper hybrid cable series is 4K-capable and supports up to support up to 4K 24/25/30 Hertz 4:4:4/12 bits or 50/60 Hertz 4:2:0/12 bit, as well […]

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New 3.5″ Wall Mount Touchpanel Puts Powerful, Simplified Control into a Small Package

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Anaheim, California (December 12, 2019) – Extron is pleased to introduce the TLP Pro 300M 3.5″ portrait wall mount TouchLink Pro Touchpanel. The TLP Pro 300M is designed to control video, audio, lighting, shades, HVAC, security, and other systems within virtually any environment. This touchpanel is equipped with a 320×480 resolution capacitive touchscreen built with scratch […]

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Aker BP’s New Flexible and Multipurpose Onshore Collaboration Center

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After 10 years of service, Aker BP’s Onshore Operation Center (OOC) had become too limited in capacity, and an upgraded space was needed to handle more rig lines and improve collaboration. Aker BP’s ambition was to build a new world-leading Onshore Collaboration Center (OCC) in Stavanger for its Drilling & Wells operations, designed to support […]

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Collaboration Squared Launches Portrait Mode for Video Window

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New York, New York, Dec. 12th, 2019 – Collaboration Squared announced today the launch of Portrait Mode for Video Window. Video Window is the world’s first immersive always-on video conferencing portal for teams that enhances human connection, collaboration and improves multi-location team performance. Customers love how personal Video Window feels and how it helps the […]

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Pixelflex™ Doubles-down on the Creative Potential for World Poker Tour®

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Broadcasting globally in more than 150 countries and territories, World Poker Tour (WPT) has ignited the worldwide poker industry. As a leader in the innovation of the sport since 2002, WPT also hosts a number of high-profile corporate and VIP events throughout the year. Needing a design element that could accentuate the visual experience at […]

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BlackTrax Helps Transform Madama Butterfly for Opera Australia

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Toronto, ON. CANADA, December 11, 2019 – Graeme Murphy’s arresting new production of Madama Butterfly by Opera Australia is a contemporary look at Puccini’s alluring heroine. It’s a tale that begins in rapturous love and ends in the cruellest heartbreak. Fragments of film flutter across the stage, creating a dynamic backdrop for Murphy’s vision of […]

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Xantech Now Shipping Premium 4K Video Over IP Solution

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  CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA, December 12, 2019 – In order to provide integrators with superior-quality video distribution solutions that are easy to install and compatible with every modern control system, Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced the immediate availability of a new Xantech® Premium 4K Video Over IP solution that uses Power over Ethernet (PoE) […]

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Luc Petit’s Highly Anticipated Creation of the “Qing Show” Opens in China With Disguise at the Heart of Projection Workflows

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12 December 2019, London, United Kingdom – In April 2019, artistic director and show creator, Luc Petit, has launched a brand new show in Qingdao, China named the ‘Qing Show’. This permanent show was in development for more than 4 years by international teams from Luc PETIT and Art Team Group Asia Ltd. The grand […]

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Polar Graphics to Colocate with Bluefish444 at ISE 2020

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Polar Graphics will be co-located with Bluefish444 for ISE 2020, taking place at the Amsterdam RAI from Feb. 11-14. Bluefish444 is a manufacturer uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, the IngeSTore Server recording appliance supporting SDI, HDMI, NDI, RTP/RTSP and the SMPTE IP capture card. Alongside a focus on Bluefish444, […]

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Logitech Personal Collaboration Kits Now Available

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Recently, a study of 1,500 employees by ResumeLabs showed that companies that offer an open layout with some private offices have high employee morale. As open office plans continue to provide a collaborative work environment and increased job satisfaction, some employees still need to take calls and private meetings from a desk. With the newly […]

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Quividi Launches Targeted DOOH Campaign for Australian Launch of Samsung Galaxy S10

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Paris — December 11, 2019 — Optus, Australia’s second-largest telecommunications group and BrandSpace — a specialist division of Scentre Group, owners and operators of the Westfield Living Centre portfolio in Australia and New Zealand, partnered with Quividi, the World #1 audience & campaign intelligence platform for Digital Out of Home (DOOH), to optimize the recent […]

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Crest Audio® Flies in with Versarray™ PRO for 2020 NAMM Loudspeaker Showcase

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  MERIDIAN, MS — Following the success of the inaugural Loudspeaker System Showcase at the 2019 NAMM Show, Crest Audio®, a Peavey® Commercial Audio brand, is flying in for round two with its Versarray™ PRO powered line array system in tow. The Loudspeaker System Showcase offers NAMM Show attendees a unique opportunity to hear the […]

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Loop light Invests in PIXERA

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  Wallern (Austria), 11th December 2019 – Matt Finke and his loop light team are known for delivering innovative show designs as well as cutting edge fixed installations. Recently, the German company invested in six PIXERA Octo Uncompressed Player licenses, due to the increased demand for reliable playout solutions that can handle ultra high resolutions and […]

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Polar Graphics Takes a Stand at ISE 2020

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  London, UK — December 11, 2019 — Polar Graphics, has taken a stand with one of its longest-serving partners Bluefish444 for ISE, taking place at the Amsterdam RAI from 11-14 February 2020. Bluefish444 is a manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards. Bluefish444 […]

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Biamp Announces New European Distribution Model

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Just ahead of ISE, Biamp announced Tuesday the company was releasing a new streamlined European distribution model to strengthen the company’s sales, support and product distribution in the region. With a continued focus on rapid investment and expansion across Europe, Biamp has transitioned to either a sole distributor or dealer-direct distribution system to better support […]

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AVer Information Enters Technology Partnership with Telestream

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AVer Information announced Tuesday that the company had entered a technology partnership with global digital media solutions provider Telestream. The technology integration with AVer Pro AV cameras and Telestream Wirecast software will allow Telestream customers to control AVer cameras and easily stream live feeds through the company’s award-winning Wirecast software. AVer professional autotracking and PTZ […]

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