The Outlook for Home Working Beyond COVID-19

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By Chris Pennell Futuresource Consulting Futuresource’s Home Working survey asked 1,500 employees across America, France, Germany, and the U.K. about the impact COVID-19 has had on their working patterns, as well as the use of work technology in the home. The findings indicate that post-COVID-19, respondents expect the changes to working patterns to continue in […]

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Professional Audio in Broadcast and Video Production: Through the Pandemic and Beyond

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By James Kirby Futuresource Consulting The Industry Begins to Recover The broadcast and video content industries have experienced significant changes over the past 12 months. The outbreak of COVID-19 has come as a substantial external shock, hindering the creation and supply of premium content. At the same time, demand for video content in the home […]

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Kramer Releases Two Hybrid Solutions For Education

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Kramer has launched two new hybrid solutions aimed at the education market. The Kramer EDU-Hybrid-ZR is a Zoom Rooms solution that starts lessons with no personal device needed — and the Kramer EDU-Hybrid-1 is a software-agnostic wireless presentation and collaboration solution that can run any Windows-based UCC application including Zoom or Microsoft Teams. Both integrate […]

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Barco Bets on a Future Filled With Services

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Barco announced the launch of an updated service program that the company says reinforces the its commitment toward its partners and end users. The service framework has been rebranded and the offerings have been revised. “At Barco, we focus on our customer’s needs in everything we do”, said Jan De Witte, Barco CEO. “First and […]

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Legrand AV Releases On-Q Dual-Purpose Wall Encoders

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Legrand AV announced that its new On-Q Dual-Purpose In-Wall Enclosures are now available. The solutions are offered in 9-inch (ENP0900-NA) and 17-inch (ENP1700-NA) form factors and can be used for AV storage behind a TV or as enclosures for structured wiring. When placed behind a TV, the Dual-Purpose In-Wall Enclosures are designed to conveniently house […]

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ViewSonic Intros New Smart Portable LED Projector

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ViewSonic is introducing its latest M2e Instant Smart 1080p Portable LED Projector. This new addition to the company’s M series of smart portable LED projectors uses Time-of-Flight (ToF) technology to achieve instant auto focus in an ultralight and portable design. ToF technology enables the M2e to instantly auto focus in what ViewSonic claims is only […]

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Barco Adds In-Wall Consoles for Hospital Operating Rooms

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After having integrated 4K and 3D imaging within Nexxis’ functionalities, Barco expands its medical product portfolio with a family of in-wall consoles for the operating room. Just like Barco’s other surgical displays, the MDMX series can be added on a plug-and-play basis to any new or existing Nexxis integration. Every year, more things are possible […]

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When Things Reopen, AREA15 in Vegas Will Be THE Place to See

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At AREA15, the new art and entertainment district located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, visitors should expect the unexpected. Behind the looming exterior façade, the vast, 200,000-square-foot-interior houses a collection of themed retail and entertainment options, all surrounded by an air of cosmic mystery. One principal attraction is a space called “The Portal” where, […]

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MAXHUB Releases New PTZ Camera With 12x Optical Zoom, 16x Digital Zoom

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MAXHUB announced the availability of its UC P20 4K 60fps PTZ (Point — Tilt — Zoom) Camera with 12x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom capability. The MAXHUB UC P20 is 4K and 60 frames per second — using an 8.51-megapixel CMOS image sensor that can zoom up to 192 times. The MAXHUB UC P20’s […]

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C SEED Releases the First Foldable Large-Format LED-Based TV

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The C SEED M1 is literally the first foldable large-format LED-based TV. At 165”, it uses microLED technology (think Sony’s Crystal LED and Samsung’s Wall) and it’s in a sculpture-like column that rises from the floor, unfolding a 165-inch 4K (3840×2160 resolution) TV made out of aviation-grade aluminum alloy. A special screen surface treatment displays […]

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Nsign.tv Launches New Version of Omnichannel Signage Platform

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Nsign.tv has launched a new version of its omnichannel signage platform that allows users to store, organize, program and play digital content in a on any screen — with AI and analytics. It can integrate into a scalable digitalization project through AI, Big Data and IoT to create differential experiences with customers and employees in […]

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Lumens Digital Optics Announces Integration With Panopto

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Lumens Digital Optics announced an integration with Panopto video management system. The Lumens LC200 CaptureVision System is compatible with Panopto for recording, livestreaming and managing video content. The Lumens LC200 CaptureVision system supports capturing up to four video sources simultaneously through multiple inputs and also allows switching between them. Lectures, presentations or any video content can […]

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Prolights Releases EclDisplay LED Spotlight Series

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Prolights just released its latest EclDisplay series, an LED spotlight for galleries, retail, hotels, exhibitions and any high-profile installations. The fixtures in the EclDisplay range come in a new housing, with multiple control options, sources, colors, lenses and accessories; with over 7,000 possible fixture configurations. The EclDisplay units are available in three control configurations: DAT, […]

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Marshall Cameras Now Compatible With CyanView RCP Control Panel

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Marshall Electronics has collaborated with CyanView, designer and manufacturer of premiere universal camera control systems, to ensure that select Marshall cameras are compatible with its RCP control panel. This cooperation brings advanced color shading control to several Marshall cameras, as CyanView’s RCP supports Marshall Electronics Miniature HD Cameras (CV503, CV506, CV344, CV346, CV380, CV502), Zoom […]

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ClearOne Adds ‘Voice Lift’ Feature to BMA 360 Beamforming Ceiling Tile Mic

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ClearOne is expanding the applications for its BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile with the addition of a new “Voice Lift” feature that allows audio to be locally amplified and heard throughout classrooms, lecture halls and large meeting rooms. ClearOne’s technologies, FiBeam and DsBeam, already found on the BMA 360, enable new levels of […]

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White Paper: Finding the Right Display Technology for Your Space — Projection or dvLED?

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM EPSON  A lot can go into choosing the right display technology for a venue of any size. Often, the primary decision comes down to this: projection or direct-view LED? This is an important choice, and with more on the line for end users than ever, it shouldn’t be taken […]

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Navori Labs Intros New Aquaji AI-Driven Marketing Analytics Software

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Digital signage software pioneer Navori Labs launched Aquaji — an AI-driven marketing analytics software for improving the customer experience in physical environments, including brick-and-mortar stores, restaurants and shopping malls, and enhance digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising. Aquaji counts unique visitors and gathers demographic data, length of stay, wait time and attention span KPIs over segmented time […]

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Densitron Announces ‘Intelligent Display System’ Touch Screen Line

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Densitron announced five new products in its touch screen line, dubbed “Intelligent Display System,” or IDS for short. Developed to provide control of both IDS and third-party broadcast systems, Densitron says the display and control surfaces are ideal for tasks such as production and offset timing, clocks and tally information and live visual feedback. Simultaneously, […]

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Audio-Technica Adds New Variations of ES945 Omni and ES947 Cardioid Condenser Mics

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Audio-Technica added new variations of its ES945 Omnidirectional Condenser Boundary Microphone and ES947 Cardioid Condenser Boundary Microphone. All models are intended for surface flush-mount installation and include Audio-Technica’s UniGuard RFI-shielding innovations for unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. First, the existing standard ES945 and ES947 models are being replaced and enhanced by the new ES945O/XLR (omnidirectional) […]

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The touch screen behind the touchdown 

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Photo By: Robert H. Pexels.com  Solving problems of outdoor electronic screens and touch screens.  Written By: Kate Couch with collaboration with Tony Sprando  Outdoor TVs, touch screens, and monitors are nothing new. They’ve been used for decades to display things like game scores, travel plans, city maps, advertisements, bus and train routes, and general outdoor […]

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Roland Adds JUNO-60 Software Synthesizer to Roland Cloud

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Roland announces the JUNO-60 Software Synthesizer, the latest addition to the Legendary series of software-based Roland instruments available through Roland Cloud. With the JUNO-60 Software Synthesizer, the authentic experience of this influential keyboard is now available as a modern software instrument for Mac and Windows DAWs. Released in 1982, the JUNO-60 was among the earliest […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces Web Presenter HD Self-Contained Streaming Solution

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Blackmagic Design announced the new Blackmagic Web Presenter HD, a self-contained streaming solution that includes a broadcast quality H.264 processor for direct streaming to platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and more. The new Web Presenter HD is a compact design that includes a 12G-SDI input with down converter, so customers can connect to HD […]

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Blackmagic Design Releases New Larger Model of ATEM Mini Live Production Switcher

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Blackmagic Design announced ATEM Mini Extreme, a new larger model of the company’s ATEM Mini live production switcher. This new model features eight inputs, four ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers, a total of six independent DVEs, two media players, two downstream keyers, 16 way multiview, two USB connections and multiple HDMI aux outputs. There is also […]

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Pearl Technology Acquires IAS Technology

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Pearl Technology, one of the Pearl Companies, has acquired IAS Technology, which has provided integrated audiovisual (A/V) solutions to Central Illinois for 28 years. “We are pleased to welcome a leader in audiovisual technology like Integrated Audio Systems (IAS) to the Pearl Technology family,” Gary P. Pearl, chairman/CEO of Pearl Companies, said. “Adding IAS to our core capabilities positions us […]

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Key Digital Launches New Hybrid-Conferencing Courtroom Solution

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Key Digital just launched a new hybrid-conferencing courtroom solution, Courtroom Communication System. Key Digital’s Courtroom Communication System includes both communication and document sharing, participant management via any popular videoconferencing software, management of all public and private communications and distribution of participant’s voice, video and shared laptop content. Due to the nature of courtroom proceedings, Key Digital’s […]

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B-Tech BT7886 Mount Now Available for Mersive’s Solstice Pod

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Mersive Technologies’ Solstice Pod is an in-room collaboration platform, which enables users on any connected device to share, control and annotate content on displays. Users wishing to mount the Solstice pod will now be able to use the BT7886 from B-Tech — apparently an official mounting partner to Mersive — to secure the device in […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications Now Shipping ADECIA Ceiling Solution

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Yamaha Unified Communications is now shipping the ADECIA ceiling solution, a customizable audio solution for meeting spaces. It includes the multi-beamforming RM-CG ceiling microphone and RM-CR audio processor, as well as Yamaha’s PoE switches and VXL Series line array speakers. The complete solution immediately detects all components of the system and configures them to be […]

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Mo-Sys Releases Six-Axis Camera and Lens-Tracking System

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The new StarTracker is Mo-Sys’s precision six-axis camera and lens tracking system, designed for use with XR stages, LED volumes, and green/blue screens, for broadcast or for film VFX production. Along with real-time photo-realistic graphics, and real-time compositing, these three technologies have enabled the current explosion in virtual production for both VFX-heavy feature films, television […]

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Nugen Audio Releases New Version of Its Paragon Plug-In

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Nugen Audio releases Version 1.1 of its 3D-compatible convolution reverb plug-in, Paragon. Included among the updates is the addition of outdoor Impulse Responses (IRs) and improved balancing of early reflections. Version 1.1 also features new presets and an improved browser, with “search,” “tagging” and “favorite” functions. Unlike any other convolution reverb on the market, Paragon […]

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Epson Partners With Spinar America

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Epson announced a partnership with Spinar America. In an effort to make today’s altered work environments easier for professionals, Epson and Spinar America are spearheading AR remote assistance and collaboration experiences through easy-to-use tools. Utilizing Epson Moverio AR smart glasses and Spinar America’s “Remote Vision” SaaS product with Zoom videoconferencing, businesses can allow a remote […]

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