ClearOne Receives Zoom Certification for UNITE Video Conferencing Cameras

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ClearOne has received Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (“Zoom”) certification for its UNITE professional video conferencing cameras. The Zoom-certified UNITE 50 4K camera is USB plug-and-play ready with a 120-degree field-of-view, digital zoom and the ability to pair with any microphone/speaker combination. The camera’s ultra-wide-angle field-of-view is ideally suited for visual communication and collaboration in huddle […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications to Debut New Bluetooth Conference Phone, Video Sound Bar at ISE 2020

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Yamaha Unified Communications will debut its UC YVC-330 Portable USB & Bluetooth Conference Phone with SoundCap technology and the CS-700 Video Sound Bar family at ISE 2020. The new YVC-330 Portable USB & Bluetooth Conference Phone with SoundCap technology converts background noise prevalent in open workspaces into a signal that makes the meeting sound as […]

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Extron Now Shipping Latest Addition to Series of HDMI Matrix Switchers

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Extron just announced it’s shipping the DXP 42 HD 4K PLUS, the latest model added to the DXP HD 4K PLUS Series of high-performance HDMI matrix switchers. As you may remember from our earlier coverage, this 4×2 model supports data rates up to 18 Gbps and video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4). It provides automatic […]

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Navori Labs and BrightSign Partner to Create New QL Player

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Navori Labs has partnered with BrightSign — designing its QL Player for BrightSign’s 4K and HD digital signage media players — leveraging Navori’s proprietary software and operating system on a standard SD card. The software is available for new BrightSign shipments or as a field upgrade for existing players from 2016 forward, bringing Navori innovations […]

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dnp’s Supernova Infinity Screen Now With Unlimited ALR Screen Option

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At ISE 2020, dnp has announced that its Supernova Infinity Screen, a modular screen system that creates screen images of any size, can now be made in any size with ambient light rejection (ALR) projection screen material. Previously, although the Supernova Infinity Screen was available in any size, ALR screen projection material was limited to […]

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Esports: Mom Lied When She Said I’d Never Make Money Playing Halo

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By: Morgan Alley Account Manager, Almo Professional A/V We millennials sure love to ruin everything, don’t we? First, we came in with participation trophies, we moved on to tank the economy and now we have come for sports! *Queue diabolical laughter* According to this Reuter’s article, global esports revenues will rise above one billion dollars by […]

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Vivitek Introduces the NovoDisplay

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Vivitek has announced NovoDisplay, an all-in-one flat screen solution — a collaboration board with built-in wireless connectivity via the NovoConnect ecosystem. NovoDisplay integrates three key functions — 4K-UHD display, wireless collaboration capabilities and digital signage — to create one collaboration board. Designed for huddle rooms and offices, NovoDisplay provides a seamless gateway to effortless wireless […]

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MSE Audio Announces SoundTube STNet Soundbar

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MSE Audio has introduced the SoundTube STNet Soundbar to enable IP-based PoE to a soundbar. The Dante Soundbar will debut at Integrated Systems Europe 2020 at stand 3-C100. SoundTube’s Dante Soundbar is an ultra-thin, two-way Dante-enabled digital end-point solution in a soundbar configuration. Featuring a built-in amplifier and DSP, the soundbar measures only 1½ inches […]

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LG Business Solutions USA Introduces Two New 55-Inch LCD Video Walls

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LG Business Solutions USA introduced two new 55-inch LCD video wall panels that feature a 0.44-millimeter bezel for virtually seamless video wall installations and a new embedded Smart Calibration tool that drastically reduces both installation and maintenance time. The 55SVH7F Even Bezel Video Wall combines LG’s IPS technology with the new automated Smart Calibration tool. […]

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ScreenBeam Releases New Version of Classroom Commander with Chromebook Support

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ScreenBeam will preview its latest version of ScreenBeam Classroom Commander (SBCC) with new support for Chromebook student devices at BETT 2020 in London. The platform combines the ScreenBeam 1000 EDU wireless display receiver with Classroom Commander student device orchestration software. ScreenBeam 1000 EDU plus Classroom Commander for Chromebook features include: Auto-rostering with Google Classroom or […]

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Optoma Intros 8500-Lumen ProScene ZU860 Large Venue Projector

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Optoma introduced this week one of its brightest projectors, the new Optoma ProScene ZU860. Featuring 8,500 lumens of brightness and a DuraCore laser light source, the Optoma ProScene ZU860 is the company’s first WUXGA projector with an interchangeable lens that supports 4K inputs. It’s designed to light up museums, large meeting rooms, auditoriums, houses of […]

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PreSonus Releases New ioStation 24c Audio Interface and Production Controller

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The new PreSonus ioStation 24c audio interface and production controller delivers the tools needed for both audio recording and DAW control in a compact, ergonomic desktop design that will fit into any home studio. The new interface/controller combines the recording capabilities of the Studio Series USB-C 24-bit, 192 kHz audio interfaces with the functionality of […]

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Audio-Technica to Expand 3000 Series of True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems

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Audio-Technica has announced the expansion of its 3000 Series Frequency-Agile True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems with the addition of a network port, which now allows network control and monitoring. Expanding on the functionality of the standard 3000 Series Wireless System, the new network control and monitoring option is unique for a wireless system in this […]

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Want to Use Zoom to Broadcast a Meeting via an Entire Digital Signage Network? Enplug Can Do That

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Enplug has added the ability to broadcast Zoom video conferences via Enplug’s digital signage platform. Enplug’s new Zoom App is freely available to Enplug users via the company’s App Market. Enplug’s new Zoom App streamlines the process of broadcasting live events and presentations to multiple screens. From within Enplug’s Zoom App, users create a new […]

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Pexip Adds Auto-Framing via AI to UCC Meetings

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Pexip announced the release of “Adaptive Composition” to add real-time face detection, auto-framing and optimized use of screen real estate during UCC calls. The features seem pretty straightforward, but a lot of artificial intelligence went into making this happen: Participant auto-framing: Often, users do not realize how their video camera is framed in a meeting, […]

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Nureva Received Fourth Patent for Microphone Mist Technology

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Nureva just announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued patent number 10,499,151 for embedding additional information in a sound mask noise signal. This is the company’s fourth patent for its Microphone Mist technology platform, which powers its HDL300 audio conferencing systems and the HDL200 system that was announced earlier this week. The […]

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AtlasIED to Demo GLOBALCOM Portfolio of Products at ISE

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AtlasIED will be at ISE 2020 in stand #7-N190 to demo its new GLOBALCOM portfolio of products. Specifically, AltasIED is bringing to the EMEA market the GLOBALCOM 5400 Series products and features, designed for use in transportation facilities. To ensure that the solutions can be implemented in the European market, the GLOBALCOM 5400 Series was […]

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Epson Aims New Projectors at Education Markets

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Epson expanded its classroom projector lineup this month with seven new PowerLite projectors built specifically for the K-12 education environment to increase student engagement and collaboration. The PowerLite E20, X49 and W49 are budget-friendly classroom projectors; the PowerLite 118, 119W, 982W, and 992F are networkable classroom projectors and the new PowerLite 992F includes Miracast enterprise-level […]

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Barco Improves UniSee Line, Releases UniSee 500

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Barco just expanded and improved the UniSee line of LCD video wall displays. You may recall that UniSee claims the world’s smallest optical seam, and almost eliminating the “black raster” that traditionally borders the content shown on LCD video walls. Now that the platform has been completely redesigned, Barco says the new UniSee has improved […]

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Viking Electronics’ PB-3-IP Offers VoIP Emergency Phone Panic Button

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Discreetly place emergency calls at the touch of a button with the PB-3-IP Panic Button from Viking Electronics. Designed for VoIP SIP systems, this PoE panic button can be programmed using Viking’s IP Programming software and receives automatic firmware updates. The PB-3-IP includes an onboard relay for activating security cameras, emergency lighting or any other […]

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AtlasIED Releases New ALA Line of Loudspeakers Aimed at Houses of Worship, Conference Rooms

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AtlasIED’s new ALA line of column line array loudspeakers are specifically designed for houses of worship, transportation hubs, retail spaces, conference rooms, museums and convention centers. The lightweight speakers, available in a variety of sizes and configurations, can be wall-mounted or attached to an optional pole mount bracket for portability. The back of the speaker […]

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MSE Audio Ships SoundTube STNet Pendant Speakers

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MSE Audio just announced that its STNet IP-enabled pendant speakers are now shipping. The IPD-RS62-EZ and IPD-RS82-EZ use SoundTube’s BroadBeam Ring dispersion technology for messaging and music over a wide area, even off-axis from the speakers. The IPD-HP82-EZ uses a BroadBeam HP compression driver with waveguide for use in rooms with extra high ceilings. Applications […]

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A Worthy New Year’s Resolution

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At the turn of every year, I often think of blogging about the big stories or products of the past year, or the promising products of the coming year. I have never written about my resolution for the new year, as they are often personal and not business- or AV-related. However, this year is different. […]

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Nureva Intros Console, a Cloud-Based Product Management Platform, Adds Mac Support

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On the heels releasing a new mic-array/speaker-bar combo, the HDL200, Nureva has also introduced Console. Console is a cloud-based platform for organizations to manage their Nureva audio conferencing systems across multiple locations, from a single dashboard. Nureva Console combines a web client that installs on Windows and Mac meeting room computers and a cloud-based dashboard […]

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AmpliVox Upgrades Digital Audio Partner Plus Wireless Portable PA System

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AmpliVox just upgraded its Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus wireless portable PA system, adding a 96-channel wireless receiver; it formerly had 16 channels. The SW925-96 includes a full range of features include: A 96-channel digital wireless receiver that operates in the UHF 514-544 megahertz frequency range. A 250-watt amplifier, delivering clear sound to up to […]

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Aveo Systems Now Shipping Mira Connect 10

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Aveo Systems has started shipping the Mira Connect 10, a touch-based control system aimed at UCC rooms. Mira Connect 10 offers the same extensive functionality as Aveo Systems’ original Mira Connect, adding new options for table-top, on-wall or in-wall installations. In collaboration rooms, the PoE-based Mira Connect 10 allows for one-touch calling from calendar invitations […]

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Mackie Intros CR Series Multimedia Monitors

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Mackie is expanding its CR Series Multimedia Monitors, adding new models and a subwoofer to the line of compact nearfields. New to the CR Series is the CR3-X 3-inch, CR4-X 4-inch, and CR5-X 5-inch, as well as the Bluetooth-enabled CR3-XBT 3-inch, CR4-XBT 4-inch, CR5-XBT 5-inch, and CR8-XBT 8-inch models and finally, the CR8S-XBT Bluetooth-enabled Subwoofer. […]

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Nureva Enters Small and Medium-Sized UCC Space with New HDL200 

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Nureva is announcing the HDL200 audio conferencing system, the newest addition to the company’s line of audio solutions. Using a all-new industrial design, the HDL200 covers any meeting room up to 18′ x 18′ (5.5 x 5.5 meters), in a 10-pound speakerbar-like form-factor that’s designed to fit above or below a monitor (or even on […]

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Wireless USB and My Take on the HRT Huddle Hub

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A couple months ago, I saw a post from Liberty AV on social media. It showed a picture of a device that seemed to wirelessly share a laptop to a larger display. There are a lot of devices that allow someone to share their screen wirelessly to a display — Barco ClickShare, Crestron Air Media, […]

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Updated: ClearOne Says Shure’s Redesigned MXA910 Still Infringes Patent

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Update: See below for Shure’s response to ClearOne’s statement. ClearOne, in a statement sent to rAVe Monday, said it’s confident that Shure’s redesigned MXA910, the MXA910W-A released in December 2019, still infringes ClearOne’s U.S. Patent No. 9,813,806 (the “Graham Patent”). ClearOne has added the MXA910W-A as an accused product to its currently pending lawsuit against […]

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Tripleplay Launches Multiview Multicast Streaming Feature for Its Digital Signage Product

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Tripleplay just launched a new six-way multiview multicast streaming feature for its TripleSign digital signage product ahead of ISE 2020. Six-way Multiview will be available as part of Tripleplay’s Caveman 3.0 software release and will allow end users to simultaneously stream up to six multicast videos on one single endpoint, a game-changer in video delivery […]

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DPA Microphones Adds Color Options to 6000 Series of Subminiature Mics to Better Match Skin Tones

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DPA Microphones is unveiling new color options for its 6000 series of Subminiature Microphones so that they can be more closely matched to the wearer’s skin tone and clothing. At ISE 2020 (Amptec Booth 7-V245), DPA will show its 6066 Subminiature Headset Microphone, in brown, black and beige, and its 6060 and 6061 Lavalier Microphones, […]

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