MSolutions IP Network Analyzer Software Now Available

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MSolutions announced the availability of its IP Network Analyzer software, originally introduced at ISE 2020 in February. In fact, here’s a video of it we shot at ISE: Available for use on its MS-TestPro portable test device, the specialized, secure software gives integrators an affordable toolset to test AV signal integrity and performance over IP […]

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Extron’s Virtual Remote Control Panel Gives Presenters Movement Flexibility

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Extron just introduced the vRCP, a new Virtual Remote Control Panel, which enables remote control of any Extron SMP Streaming Media Processor using the browser on any mobile device. With the vRCP FlexOS App, users can remotely control SMP Series products without the need for a physical RCP 101 remote control panel. It can also […]

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Neumann.Berlin Intros Mic Preamp With Industry’s Best Product Photography, Ever!

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Neumann.Berlin (a division of Sennheiser) just introduced the V 402, a microphone preamplifier with integrated headphone monitoring. The V 402 is Neumann’s first stand-alone microphone preamp — although the company has created several generations of preamp modules for its mixing consoles (such as the V 476 B of the 1980s). The V 402 is a […]

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Barco’s Virtual Classroom at UCL: A Case Study for the Future of All University Classrooms?

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Come fall 2020, every university will be approaching students’ return to campus a little differently. What’s clear is that the notion of the hybrid/HyFlex classroom (or whatever you want to call it) is rapidly gaining traction among the AV community — especially as we start to realize how integral audiovisual technology will be to the […]

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Savant Systems Completes Acquisition of GE Lighting

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It’s official; Savant Systems announced today that it has completed the acquisition of GE Lighting from GE, creating GE Lighting, a Savant company. Financial details were not disclosed. Bill Lacey, president and CEO of GE Lighting, a Savant company, said, “For more than a century we’ve been bringing the future to light as part of […]

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New Extron App Combines SMP and Kaltura Management Tools

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Extron has announced the Kaltura FlexOS App, which enables SMP 300 Series streaming media processors to ingest recording and livestreaming schedules for publishing to the Kaltura video management platform. This integration with Kaltura creates a unified and integrated experience with automated publishing workflows that ensure each recording and livestream is seamlessly delivered to viewers. The […]

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New AmpliVox Maestro Adjustable Presentation Center Includes Reading Table and Other Features

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The new AmpliVox Maestro Adjustable Presentation Center (lectern) not only adjusts to presenters of different height (via touch) but includes 31” wide reading table that comfortably accommodates a laptop and other paperwork. Other features include: Cable pass-through grommets from the reading table to inside the cabinet’s lower storage compartment and the bottom of the lectern […]

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Plantronics and Poly Now Offer Microsoft Teams Natively on the Studio X Video Bars

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Plantronics and Poly announced Tuesday that the Poly Studio X30 and Poly Studio X50 video bars now run Microsoft Teams natively. Poly Studio X30 and Poly Studio X50 are both now available for order with native Teams running right out of the box. Organizations that have already purchased and/or deployed the Poly Studio X and […]

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Waves Audio Adds MOTU Support for Its SoundGrid BR1

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Waves Audio announced the addition of MOTU support to its Waves SoundGrid BR1, a device bridging AVB and Waves SoundGrid networks. This now enables Waves real-time plug-in processing on any MOTU-based AVB network with MOTU’s AVB-enabled audio interfaces. The Waves SoundGrid BR1 is an AVB-to-SoundGrid bridge that adds real-time audio processing capabilities to AVB networks […]

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ClickShare Conference Is As If the Barco UCC Engineers Saw COVID-19 Coming

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Like many of you, we’ve decided to keep THE rAVe Agency’s physical offices closed at least through the end of the summer, but I think it’s unlikely that we will actually gather our team together, physically, fall. In fact, nearly every business will face the significant hurdle of dealing with people who are creeped out […]

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Extron Offers Special Pricing to Customers for its Online Learning Solutions

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Extron is offering education customers special pricing and grants for its online learning solutions, including the SMP Series. SMP Series high-performance recording and streaming products extend the power of live and on-demand video for lessons and training far beyond traditional walls. The SMP Series makes it easy for instructors to quickly and inexpensively record and […]

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SynAudCon Releases Two Online Training Courses on Equalization

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SynAudCon announced the release of two new online training courses: “Equalization” and “Advanced Equalization.” Both courses will be approved for renewal units (RUs). Exact course credits are scheduled for public release soon. Both course additions will include the new integrated learning experience utilizing lectures and hands-on demonstrations mentioned by the company in January 2020. Developed […]

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Planar Announces Advancements to Planar TVF Series of Video Wall Displays

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Planar announced the latest advancements to the Planar TVF Series family of fine pitch LED video wall displays Tuesday. By introducing a new 0.9-millimeter pixel pitch model, improved power design and new models to Planar TVF Complete, the enhanced Planar TVF Series incorporates feedback from customers and preserves visual performance and simplified installation maintenance. The […]

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QSC Has Two New Plug-ins for Q-SYS Asset Manager

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QSC announces two new Q-SYS Control plug-ins now available in Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager. The Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone plug-in and the UCI QR Code plug-in allow for drag-and-drop integration into the Q-SYS Ecosystem, saving programming time and resources for AV integrators, programmers and consultants. New to Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager, the Sennheiser plug-in […]

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Disguise’s Newest Software Release Improves Workflows With COVID-19 in Mind

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Disguise launched version r17.3, a software release that delivers an improved workflow for public and private spaces post-COVID-19. New features include Indirections, Multi-layer Editing, Object Assignment Hotkeys, Crossfaded Loop Section Mode and several improvements and bug fixes to streamline the user experience. Headlining the release is “Indirections,” which gives all the ability to change keyframe […]

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Dnp Denmark Introduces the Supernova One 2.0 ALR Screen

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In my opinion, dnp Denmark basically invented the Ambient Light Rejecting (ALR) screen category when the company launched the original Supernova One in 2005. Now, it has released a new version: the Supernova One 2.0. This new version comes with a 20-millimeter or 30-millimeter frame that is up to 66% narrower than the original screen. […]

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Vivitek Adds Two Native 1080p Projectors to its Ultra Short Throw Line

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Vivitek has added two native 1080p projectors to its Ultra Short Throw (UST) range. Both models — the DH772UST and DH773USTi — are ideal for the budget-conscious education sector. For interactive collaboration and in-class learning, the DH773USTi comes with built-in interactivity support for multi-users thanks to two pens or an optional Finger Touch Unit with […]

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PSA Adds Infrared Cameras Inc. to its Network

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PSA today announced the addition of Infrared Cameras Inc.(ICI) to its network. ICI is in the infrared product space with a line of thermal cameras as well as multi-spectral infrared cameras and complete package systems. ICI cameras can be set up at entry points in all types of businesses to take screen temperatures in less […]

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Cavlo Enters the AV Trade Show Game — for Casinos and Entertainment

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Miss AV trade shows? Well, enter Cavlo, a new AV-based trade show aimed at the casino and entertainment industry. As Las Vegas’ hotels, casinos and restaurants continue to reopen their doors and resume business, the convention and trade show market is waking up as well. Cavlo will debut at the Ahern Hotel on September 14 […]

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Barco Develops New Series of Medical Display Controllers

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Barco just launched a new series of medical display controllers. The MXRT-x700 series integrates the workflow support required for diagnostic imaging workstations as images often come from multiple modalities, both in color and in greyscale. The boards support higher refresh rates and resolutions than their predecessors to ensure compatibility with evolving protocols and modality requirements. […]

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New Matrox Multi-monitor Controller Card Now Shipping

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Matrox is now shipping its Matrox QuadHead2Go Q155 multi-monitor controller card that outputs four Full HD displays from a single HDMI video source — including the HDCP device. QuadHead2Go Q155 controllers capture a single video signal — of up to 4K@60Hz and 8Kx8K — to display across up to four screens, at resolutions up to […]

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Waves Audio Announces Waves FIT Controller for eMotion LV1 Live Mixer

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Waves Audio announced the Waves FIT Controller for the eMotion LV1 Live Mixer. FIT is the ultimate hands-on control unit for the Waves eMotion LV1 live software mixer. Developed specifically for the LV1, the FIT controller helps you combine the best of both worlds: the pristine sound quality, unparalleled digital workflow, plugin integration, portability and […]

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Extron Introduces Three New Series of Touch Panels

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Extron just introduced three new series of touchpanels with enhanced processing power and more memory. The TLP Pro 1225, TLP Pro 1525, and TLP Pro 1725 Series are designed to easily handle today’s AV control needs, but with their quad core processing and abundant memory, they are also ready for whatever AV demands lie ahead. […]

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AmpliVox Sound Systems Upgrades Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus

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AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced an upgraded version of its SW925-96 Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus with even greater sound quality and audience reach. The Made-in-the-USA, 96-channel wireless portable PA system now has a second wireless antenna that increases sound coverage while reducing interference when using multiple wireless receivers. The new system can reach up […]

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AJA Video Systems Expands Family of 12G-SDI Mini-Converters

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AJA Video Systems has expanded its portable family of 12G-SDI Mini-Converters, including new models that extend Fiber connectivity to transfer of 12G-SDI over long distances (up to 10 km) via a single optical cable with lockable ST connectors. FiDO-T-12G-ST and FiDO-R-12G-ST enable single-channel conversion between 12G-SDI and ST Fiber; the HA5-12G-T-ST and Hi5-12G-R-ST support conversion […]

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LG Business Solutions USA Has Two New All-in-One Thin Client Solutions

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LG Business Solutions USA has introduced two new all-in-one Thin Client solutions, a 27-inch 16:9 model and a 34-inch 21:9 ultrawide model, each with full HD resolution, IPS panels and quad-core Intel processors designed as workstations for corporate environments. Both the 27-inch (model 27CN650N-6A) and 34-inch (model 34CN650N-6A) displays deliver computing with an Intel Celeron […]

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CTOUCH Introduces New Collaboration Solutions

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CTOUCH just introduced two new collaboration solutions to the corporate market, the CTOUCH For Teams Go and For Teams Talk. Both solutions bring interactivity and engagement into offices spaces, meeting rooms and board rooms. CTOUCH For Teams Go and CTOUCH For Teams Talk is for companies that are using Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams […]

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DTEN Introduces DTEN ME

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DTEN finally introduced DTEN ME, a new desktop-sized collaboration device that runs Zoom natively on a 27-inch panel that is basically a personal, dedicated UCC appliance. DTEN ME features: 27-inch multi-touch HD display, that can serve as a secondary monitor. 3 wide-angle cameras and an 8-microphone array One touch to connect with built-in Zoom Rooms […]

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C2G Introduces New Set of Adapter Rings

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C2G has just introduced a new set of HDMI Adapter Rings. These patent-pending HDMI Adapter Rings are designed to add flexibility by connecting a USB-C, DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort device to an in-room HDMI display to support collaboration in boardrooms, conference rooms, lecture halls or any other collaborative space. Key features of these new HDMI […]

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Screen Innovations Adds Motorized Shades to Product Line for Commercial AV Integrators

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Screen Innovations (SI) just added to the motorized shade market by offering its extensive product line to commercial AV integrators. The move represents a growing demand for motorized shades for both residential and commercial applications and SI’s commitment to providing integrators with the products, technologies, and tools they need to add a new category to […]

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Screen Innovations Develops New Attachment System for Zero Edge Pro Frame

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Screen Innovations (SI) has developed a new attachment system to ensure predictable results when affixing Black Diamond and Short Throw (BD&ST) optics to SI’s Zero Edge Pro frame. The new BD&ST Zero Edge Pro snap attachment system replicates the installation method used on SI’s popular Zero Edge Slate screens, offering a simpler way to attach […]

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