Shure Announces Microphone as Microsoft Team Certified

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Shure announced its MXA710 Linear Array Microphone is now certified for Microsoft Teams. The MXA710 joins Shure’s portfolio of Conferencing Solutions already certified for Microsoft Teams, giving installers and end users even more options for their environments. The MXA710 is designed for audio capture in premium AV conferencing environments. Patented Steerable Coverage technology captures audio […]

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Shure and Barco Partner for Conference Clarity Solutions

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The Shure Audio Ecosystem now pairs with Barco ClickShare Conference, allowing customers to combine high-quality audio for remote communication with easy-to-use wireless in any meeting space. ​Shure and ClickShare work with leading third-party video conferencing platforms, including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex and many others. Benefits​ include: Ready for any collaboration platform from your device ​ The […]

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BlueJeans Announces Upgraded Features in New Video Conferencing Plan

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BlueJeans just announced the availability of the BlueJeans Enterprise with Meetings plan for $16.66 per host per month (billed annually). Building on BlueJeans Standard ($9.99/month) and BlueJeans Pro ($13.99/month), the new BlueJeans Enterprise plan delivers a video conferencing experience that is optimized to support hybrid work. BlueJeans Meetings is an enterprise-grade video conferencing performance for […]

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HDTV Supply Offers New Ethernet Extender Set

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HDTV Supply added the WolfPack 4K HDMI Ethernet Extender set that sends HDMI video and audio signals up to 175 feet in a 4K 30 HDMI format. The set includes one HDMI Sender (TX), one HDMI Receiver (RX) and two Universal Power Supplies. Each device is installed using one Cat 6 cable with AV signals […]

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Extron and Digital Projection Announce Certification Collaboration and Processor

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Extron and Digital Projection announced a strategic collaboration to guarantee consistent, stable presentation of source content when using select Digital Projection professional display solutions with the Quantum Ultra 4K Videowall Processor. Displays that pass an extensive testing program are identified as Quantum Ultra Certified. The first Digital Projection products to earn Quantum Ultra Certification include the Radiance LED […]

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Viking Releases New Analog to IP Speaker Adaptor

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Viking’s new PSA-IP is an analog to IP speaker adapter that works with 8-ohm, 25-volt or 70V systems. The PSA-IP features a high-efficiency 6-watt class D amplifier. A single PSA-IP can power up to six paging speakers in a single paging zone, providing approximately 1W of paging power to each speaker. The PSA-IP mounts magnetically […]

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Epson Releases New Ultra-Short-Throw Projector Lens

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Epson’s ultra-short-throw (UST) lenses accommodate a variety of projection installations, including low-ceiling, rear-projection and stealth applications where only the projector’s lens is visible. The new ELPLX03 joins the ELPLX02S and ELPLX01S UST lens family. The new lens still offers the same .35 throw ratio and pairs seamlessly with Epson’s Pro Series laser projectors from 6,000 […]

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Finding the Blue Sky in 2020 (and Beyond)

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When looking back on last year, the best description that neatly wrapped up our collective experience in a bow was from Leslie Jones on a 2020 recap show on Netflix. Her character said, “I’d say it was a train wreck and a s*&tshow, but that would be unfair to trains and s*&t.” Seriously though, let’s […]

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Motek Medical Develops Rehabilitation Equipment Using VR and Scalable Software

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Motek Medical, a division of DIH, develops rehabilitation equipment that patients experience in a virtual reality environment. Based in The Netherlands, Motek Medical works closely with clinicians and therapists to create innovative devices — like the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) system, designed to enhance clinical and research setups. CAREN is a customer-assisted research environment […]

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BrightSign Unveils New Media Connection Solution

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BrightSign unveiled BrightSign Mobile Wednesday, a new solution to connect media players to the cloud where traditional methods of network connectivity are difficult to achieve. The solution is available as an accessory to BrightSign players that includes a low-profile USB modem with an installed SIM card. Customers have a choice of data plans which are […]

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Extron Announces Collaboration With Yealink

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Extron just announced a collaboration with Yealink to create simple control and collaboration solutions for UCC workspaces. With these scalable solutions, Extron is integrating room automation, audio and signal extension capabilities with the Yealink MCore Mini-PC, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom Rooms solutions. Its collaboration with Yealink brings Extron AV and room control capabilities to […]

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Monterey Conference Center and Immersive Design Studios Partner for CANVAS Studio Solution

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The Monterey Conference Center partnered with Immersive Design Studios to build a new 10,000-square-foot CANVAS Studio, a state-of-the-art space available for virtual or hybrid meetings and events. The Studio will open in June, abiding by all local safety protocols. The CANVAS Studio at Monterey sets a new standard for professional events, providing an immersive and […]

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Barix Chosen as Sonic Branding Partner for Swedish Restaurant Chain

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Brodernas, one of Sweden’s fastest-growing restaurant chains, has found its sonic branding partner in Music in Brands. The Stockholm-based provider offers customized background music services to retail, hospitality, fitness and healthcare businesses throughout Europe. The custom channels are programmed and livestreamed to nearly 30 Brodernas restaurants throughout Sweden using Barix’s RetailPlayer solution, all of which opened in […]

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AtlasIED Upgrades Atmosphere Digital Audio System

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AtlasIED just upgraded its Atmosphere digital audio system with a new 2.0 firmware update (available here for free). The updated version enables many performance and installation enhancements, including stereo and subwoofer support, self-healing accessories, room combine and bell scheduling. These and other updates offer integrators even greater opportunities to customize, deliver and control audio to […]

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DVIGear Introduces New Active Optical Cable

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DVIGear, a manufacturer of digital connectivity products, has introduced the latest member of its growing family of HyperLight Active Optical Cables (AOC) that supports both full-size and Mini DisplayPort connections. These cables enable the extension of DisplayPort 1.4 signals with aggregate data rates up to 32.4 Gbps (HBR3) and are HDCP 1.4 / 2.2 compliant. […]

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BenQ Joins Microsoft Azure Certified Device Program

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BenQ has joined Microsoft’s Azure Certified Device program. The CP Series DuoBoard 4K UHD interactive displays are the first of BenQ’s display family to be validated as an Azure Certified Device. BenQ’s CP Series DuoBoard interactive displays and OPS slot-in PCs have been tested for functionality and interoperability, ensuring that these devices have used the […]

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AVer Conference Camera, Pro Conferencing System Receive Zoom Hardware Certification

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AVer Information has announced that its CAM520 Pro2 Conference Camera and VC520 Pro Conferencing system have been granted official hardware certification by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. Before approving the CAM520 Pro2 and VC520 Pro2 for official certification, Zoom put them through lab tests to verify its imaging quality and ensure that its intuitive features can […]

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Sharp NEC Announces New RB Laser Projector in Digital Cinema Projection Series

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced the availability of the NC2443ML RB Laser Projector in its digital cinema projection series today. The NC2443ML is a projection solution for theaters with medium to large-sized screens or projection booths that are looking for high-quality cinema projection. The NC2443ML uses an RB laser light source to produce a rich […]

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UNCW Opens New AV-packed Building

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The new 145,000 square-foot Allied Health Veterans Hall at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) features a variety of AV systems that are carefully tailored for each unique space. The building houses UNCW’s first instructional spaces designed from the ground up as active learning classrooms. It also houses state-of-the-art health labs, problem-based learning […]

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ATEN Technology Intros New 4K HDMI-over-IP Extender With PoE

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ATEN Technology today announced the launch of its new 4K HDMI over IP Extender with Power over Ethernet, the VE8952. The VE8952T (Transmitter) and VE8952R (Receiver) provide power via ethernet cables and are AV-over-IP solutions using a 1G infrastructure. From a point-to-point set up to hundreds of endpoints, the VE8952 combination can be used as […]

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DPA Microphones Announces One-Size-Fits-All Headset Mics

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DPA Microphones just announced the 4466 CORE Omnidirectional and 4488 CORE Directional Headset Microphones. Based on the design of the company’s 6066 Subminiature Headsets, the new solutions feature the brand’s 5-millimeter round microphone capsule. These latest offerings provide the security, durability and flexibility necessary for use in theatre, broadcast, worship and corporate conferencing. With a […]

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tvONE Releases Software, Firmware Update for Coriomaster2 Video Processor

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tvONE has released a new software and firmware update for its CORIOmaster2 video processor that’s 4K/8K (4K@60Hz 4:4:4) for high-end LED installations, projection edge blending or monitor walls. And, the new updates are aimed at the healthcare, broadcast, esports, live events, education and corporate environments. The biggest updates add a new Quad 4K HDMI Input […]

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Geobox Intros New Hardware Solution for Control and Edge-Blending

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GeoBox just introduced the GeoBox UD10X, a hardware solution for control and edge-blending of 8K/2K using 4K UHD projectors. UD10X is a modularized design to control up to four projectors from one UD100 and can be daisy-chained to support unlimited UHD projectors. Each module is equipped with four inputs (3x HDMI2.0 & 1x DP1.4) and […]

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Adamson Systems Engineering Releases New Range for Installation Market

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Adamson Systems Engineering just introduced a range of new products aimed at the installation market, including an extension to its IS-Series of installation loudspeakers and a suite of design tools for architects, integrators and sound designers. With the introduction of the IS-Series Weatherized line, Adamson offers AV pros a loudspeaker family built to withstand extreme […]

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ARX Launches USB Ultra I/O VSR Broadcast Pro Audio Interface

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Australian-based ARX just launched the USB Ultra I/O VSR Broadcast — a 24-bit USB two-channel play and record digital/analog pro audio interface. The USB Ultra I/O VSR Broadcast removes the need to use any existing sound card outputs in systems or live production. Designed for interfacing USB-equipped computers with the balanced inputs and outputs of […]

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Two Biamp Conference Room Audio Bundles for Zoom Rooms Are Now Zoom-Certified

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Biamp says that Zoom has certified two conference room audio bundles aimed at medium and large Zoom Rooms. Each bundle includes Parlé Beamtracking microphones for the ceiling and all the connectivity required. The system includes automated EQ, minimal cable requirements (with zero termination), zero network setup and what Biamp is calling a simper install aimed […]

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DVDO Introduces PSE-1 AV Extender

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DVDO introduced the $1,399 DVDO-PSE-1, an HDBaseT AV extender aimed at classrooms, boardrooms, lecture halls and houses of worship. DVDO-PSE-1 comprises a slimline transmitter featuring dual HDMI. It also features an analog VGA input to host laptops, Blu-ray players, set-top and streaming boxes including legacy VGA devices. A single Ethernet cable run carries these audiovisual […]

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Audio-Technica Introduces New Microphones

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Audio-Technica has introduced four new condenser boundary microphones: the ES945O/FM3 omnidirectional, ES947C/FM3cardioid, ES945O/FM5 omnidirectional and ES947C/FM5 cardioid condenser boundary microphone. These mics feature a capacitive-type user switch that enables muting of the microphone – making them especially ideal for conferencing applications. The FM3 models replace the existing ES945/LED and ES947/LED and feature local muting, while the FM5 models represent an entirely new product for […]

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ClearOne Announces CONVERGENCE AV Cloud

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Adding to the performance capabilities of its CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager solution, ClearOne announced the availability of CONVERGENCE AV Cloud which significantly expands AV Practitioner recurring revenue opportunities for remote, real-time Management as a Service (MaaS). AV Practitioners can now remotely support multiple clients such as corporate multinationals, universities and governments across local, regional and […]

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Hitachi Launches Hospitality Displays

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Hitachi has announced the launch of a line of hospitality displays from 32”-65”. When combined with the Hitachi Hospitality Content Management Solution (CMS), each connected display is enabled with a centrally controlled entertainment and communications hub that delivers personalized interaction, tailor-made content and additional revenue for the hotel or hospital. The entire line can also […]

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PreSonus MicroStation BT Bluetooth Offers Updated Abilities

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The new PreSonus MicroStation BT Bluetooth 5.0 stereo monitor controller receives audio from a phone, tablet or other Bluetooth source and feeds it to your full-range powered speakers. The MicroStation BT can also be hardwired to a powered subwoofer to create a 2.1 listening environment. Pair your Bluetooth-enabled device with the press of a button. […]

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Extron Launches PowerCage 411 Series

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  Extron just launched the PowerCage 411, a compact 1U rack-mountable, 4-slot enclosure that supports the FOX3 T 201 PC, FOX3 T 301 PC and FOX3 T 311 PC fiber optic transmitters. The compact PowerCage enclosure provides an efficient way to power, manage and mount up to four extender modules to meet system needs, making […]

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