Biamp’s New Parlé Beamtracking Microphones Launch

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At ISE 2019, Biamp (Stand 3-B120) intros the new Parlé family of Beamtracking microphones. The new TCM-X ceiling and TTM-X tabletop models join the TCM-1 pendant speaker launched today, as well. Only Biamp’s patent-pending Beamtracking technology follows meeting participants as they move around the room, ensuring the highest quality voice pick up wherever the person […]

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Vivitek Intros NovoProjector at ISE 2019 — Industry’s First Collaborative Laser Projector

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Vivitek just launched a laser projector with in NovoConnect wires collaboration solution in the form of the NovoProjector DH3665ZN, which is technically the first wireless collaborative laser projector on the market. The NovoProjector officially debuted in Vivitek’s stand 5R60 at ISE 2019. The NovoProjector is aimed at meeting rooms and it can be managed along […]

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Biamp’s New desono Entry-Level Pendant Speakers Debut

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At ISE 2019, Biamp (in stand 3-B120) has announced two pendant style models in its new desono speaker family — the P6 and P6-SM — designed for retail, restaurants, casinos and virtually any application that requires background and foreground music or paging. The desono pendant series is mechanically steerable, providing a cost-efficient way to achieve […]

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QSC Introduces CX-Q Series Network Amplifiers

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QSC today announces new network power amplifiers for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. As a native peripheral of the Q-SYS Ecosystem, The CX-Q Series network amplifiers can take advantage of network routing capabilities as well as advanced processing, control, monitoring and loudspeaker output load. These amplifiers also assist Q-SYS in deploying signature QSC technologies like Intrinsic Correction, […]

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Canon Intros LX-4K3500Z 4K Laser Projector with 40,000 Lumens

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Canon Europe today announced the launch of the LX-4K3500Z, its first large venue 4K projector. This DLP-based 4K laser projector is compatible with a new set of Canon-branded lenses (capable of projecting from 2m-176m) an it’s aimed at the rental and staging market and high-end install markets. The LX-4K3500Z includes 10-bit color processing that hits […]

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ClearOne Debuts Patented Ceiling Tile Beamforming Mic Array

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ClearOne just launched a patented Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile, the BMA CT. The BMA CT also has a unique feature in that it includes a built-in 2×10-watt power amplifier to drive loudspeakers. The BMA CT debuted at ISE 2019 from February 5-8 at ClearOne’s Stand #D-130 in Hall 11 at the RAI Centre in […]

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Logitech Tap Brings One-Touch Video to Collaboration Platforms

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Today, Logitech introduced Logitech Tap, a touch control display that makes collaboration rooms easy to deploy and use. Tap is part of pre-configured room solutions for major collaboration platform providers such as Google Hangouts Meet Hardware, Microsoft Teams Rooms (formerly Skype Room Systems) and Zoom Rooms. Like other Logitech conferencing equipment, Tap is built on […]

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ZeeVee and NETGEAR Enable 10G Ethernet Switch with Integrated HDMI Connectivity

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ZeeVee was revealed today to be the manufacturer of the plug-in module to enable the world’s first Ethernet switch featuring integrated HDMI connectivity for video sources, including the capacity to distribute uncompressed 4K/UHD and HDR content via SDVoE. Utilizing ZeeVee ZyPer4K technology in conjunction with the 96-port NETGEAR 10G M4300-96X Modular Managed Ethernet switch, the […]

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InFocus Is Back in the Home Theater Market with New ScreenPlay Line of Projectors

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InFocus Corporation is re-introducing the ScreenPlay projector line for the residential market with two models. The SP2080HD is specified at 4,000-lumens at 1920×1080 resolution and a high 32,000:1 contrast ratio. The SP1081HD, also 1080p resolution, has 3,800 lumens and 28,500:1 contrast. Both the SP1081HD and SP2080HD use 1-chip DLP technology. In addition to an HDMI […]

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Jupiter by InFocus Intros Catalyst XL Display Wall Processor

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Jupiter by InFocus just debuted a new flagship Catalyst XL display wall processor featuring a 4K and 8K capture board technology and real-time document and video annotation capability. Catalyst XL is designed for 24/7 control operations. The processor can power up to 48 displays and a maximum of 156 4K IP and direct inputs. The […]

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CTOUCH Launches a Collaboration System for Microsoft Teams

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CTOUCH entered the UCC market with a collaboration system for Microsoft Teams called Leddura 2Meet Teams. Following up on their Leddura 2Meet Skype for Business back in 2017, CTOUCH aims to make the transition to Microsoft Teams collaboration easy. The integrated system allows you to draw, meet, share and book a room directly on a […]

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Christie Debuts New MicroTiles LED

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Nearly a decade after the launch of the original Christie MicroTiles (rear-screen DLP cubes), Christie has launched a new LED version called, appropriately, the MicroTiles LED. Marketed to be smaller, brighter and more flexible than the first-generation, Christie MicroTiles LED makes its global debut at ISE 2019 this week in Amsterdam. Delivering P3 color space […]

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Extron Introduces the Industry’s First Adjustable Width Sound Bar

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Extron just announced the SB 33 A, an Adjustable Width Sound Bar, designed to enhance the audio experience in collaboration spaces. With its adjustable width design, the new sound bar can be customized to precisely match the size of the display. Offering high performance sound and professional install features, the SB 33 A accomodates most […]

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AVI-SPL Launches Symphony as a Service (SYaaS)

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AVI-SPL today formally announced the launch of its Symphony as a Service (SYaaS) offering, providing an alternative consumption model for organizations to conduct proactive monitoring and management of their collaboration estate via Symphony. Here’s a video on how it works: The newly launched SYaaS model will allow organizations to enable integrated collaboration workflows, providing a […]

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SurgeX Defender Series Gets Bigger

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection (ESP) today announces additions to the SurgeX Defender Series line. With models designed to provide installations globally with “cost-effective” (translation: cheaper than the earlier versions) protection and conditioning, the SurgeX Defender Series includes the SX-DS1011i, a 10-amp / 230-volt plug configuration with 11 IEC outlets, and the SX-DS-1611i with a 16-amp […]

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Bose Professional Introduces DesignMax Loudspeakers

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Bose Professional is introducing DesignMax loudspeakers aimed at serving any commercial space. DesignMax loudspeakers range from 2-inch low-profile models to 8-inch high-SPL compression-driver loudspeakers. All models deliver instantly-impressive sound, with no EQ or DSP required. SmartBass processing can also be enabled to deliver enhanced sound at any listening level. On select models, the Dispersion Alignment […]

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Userful Accelerates Channel Focus through Launch of Visual Network Platform Architecture

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Userful Corporation announced today that it has expanded its channel program to take advantage of the opportunity with enterprise customers to provide innovative visual communications solutions, which can improve operating efficiency up to 80 percent and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) up to 40 percent. A cornerstone of this initiative is the naming of […]

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Sony Launches AI-Based Video Analytics Solution

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Sony today announced its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Edge Analytics solution, the REA-C1000, which allows users to create video content in real time, without the need for specialized training, additional staff or equipment. The REA-C1000 uses AI-based video analytics technology to analyze the input it receives from connected cameras and automatically extracts the object […]

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U.S. Patent Office Reaffirms Barco’s ClickShare Patent: The Button Is the Thing!

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office reconfirmed the patentability of the Barco ClickShare button and refused to invalidate Barco’s related US patent. Early 2018, a U.S. law firm acting on behalf of an undisclosed party had instituted a reexamination procedure with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in an attempt to invalidate Barco’s […]

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SpinetiX Announces Cloud-Based Solution Called ARYA, Seems More Like DIY Signage to Us

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SpinetiX announces the release of an end-to-end, cloud-based digital signage solution called SpinetiX ARYA. SpinetiX ARYA is marketed as an easy-to-use visual communication solution that combines professional grade cloud- and hardware-based technologies. SpinetiX ARYA features a guided user experience and enables creation of visual content with a personalized color code and logo, as well as […]

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Extron TeamWork Adds 4K Configurations

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Extron just announced more 4K versions of its TeamWork collaboration system. All HDMI, DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort Show Me cables and retractors now support 4K signals. When used in conjunction with any of the many TeamWork 4K-capable switchers, TeamWork offers support for the 4K sources and displays found in modern AV environments. To create a […]

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Alcons Adds to Pro-Ribbon Horizons Line

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The Alcons CRMSC-SRHV/120 reference surround is a two-way passive-filtered full range loudspeaker, designed to meet all requirements of current and future surround sound formats. The CRMSC-SRHV/120 system consists of one RBN202 pro-ribbon driver for HF and a vented 6.5″ mid-bass for LF reproduction. The HF section has a 500-watt peak power input, enabling a 1:16 […]

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Nureva Unveils Active Zone Control for HDL300 Systems

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Nureva announced the addition of Active Zone Control to the Microphone Mist technology platform that powers its HDL300 and Dual HDL300 audio conferencing systems. Using a visual interface in Nureva Room Manager software, IT staff can designate a zone within the room to be optimized for audio pickup. The system reduces the pickup outside the […]

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ClearOne Introduces COLLABORATE Space

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ClearOne today announced the COLLABORATE Space collaboration solution. With COLLABORATE Space, users can work together one-on-one or in groups of hundreds with integrated file sharing, searchable archives and user presence information. They can connect with colleagues and contacts, via audio and video. Users can meet immediately or schedule a meeting and access a full suite […]

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InFocus Launches New LED and Laser Projector Lines

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InFocus Corporation debuts two new projector lines — the LED IN1100 Series and the laser INL3100 Series — along with the new IN119HDG projector aimed at both business and education applications. The InFocus Quantum Color Engine gives the IN1100 Series and INL3100 Series over 200 unique color parameters to illuminate the DLP chip. The IN1100 […]

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RTI Names Mattera Design Inc. as 2018 Dealer of the Year

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RTI today announced that Joe Mattera, owner of New York-based Mattera Design Inc., has received the company’s inaugural Dealer of the Year Award. Mattera has been in the custom installation industry for almost 20 years. He started Mattera Design in 2009 to provide AV and automation system design and installation services for both commercial and […]

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Almo’s E4 Experience Sets New Bar for Regional Events; Chicago Is March 12, California Is April 5

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Almo Professional A/V, the Pro AV industry’s Favorite Distributor, today introduced the 2019 E4 Experience, a rebranded, expanded version of the award-winning E4 AV Tour. Almo is continuing its education partnership with AVIXA by offering high quality courses worth CTS Renewal Units (RUs), while bringing new certification opportunities with the SDVoE Alliance and the Digital […]

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BrightSign Announces BSN.cloud; Cloud Management Platform for Digital Signage Networks

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BrightSign just announced the new BSN.cloud, a player-management platform driven by BrightSign OS 8.0, the commercial-grade operating system purpose-built for digital signage. BSN.cloud really consists of three clouds. At the base level, the Control Cloud subscription is included with every player. It offers BrightSign customers simple provisioning and setup options and real-time data about player […]

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Nureva Adds In-Demand Functionality (and PDFs) to Span Workspace

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  Nureva has announced new features and enhancements to Span Workspace, the company’s cloud-based solution for collaborative teams. This latest update enables users to import and interact with multipage PDF documents in a Span canvas. Span canvases are more easily shared with people inside and outside of an organization with a new guest user feature. […]

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Bose Professional Expands its ControlSpace EX Line with Three New Processors

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Bose Professional is expanding its ControlSpace EX range with two new processors optimized for conferencing rooms (EX-440C and EX-12AEC) and a high-powered general purpose digital signal processor (EX-1280).ControlSpace EX-440C conferencing signal processor: With an open-architecture all-in-one design, the ControlSpace EX-440C conferencing signal processor facilitates high-quality microphone integration and audio processing for small-to-medium standalone meeting rooms. Various inputs and outputs allow for […]

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Dante Finally Adds Video to Spec with Dante AV 1Gbps 4K Module

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Audinate, developer of the Dante audio networking technology has announced Dante AV, adding a video-over-IP solution for manufacturers. Dante AV means the networking platform supports audio and video over the network. Technically, this becomes the first 1G standard for AV-over-IP — the only other standard in AV-over-IP is the SDVoE Alliance platform of 10G. Audinate […]

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