Microsoft Teams Now Available for Linux

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Starting today, Microsoft Teams is available for Linux users in public preview, enabling collaboration experiences for the open source community at work and in educational institutions. Users can download the native Linux packages in .deb and .rpm formats here. The Microsoft Teams client is the first Microsoft 365 app that is coming to Linux desktops, […]

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CTOUCH to Launch Leddura 2Share Pro Collaboration Board at ISE 2020

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At ISE, CTOUCH will officially launch a new member of the BRIX family of collaboration boards in the form of the Leddura 2Share Pro. The Leddura 2Share Pro is an interactive whiteboarding (with built-in wireless content sharing) that adds ideation in the form of digital sticky notes and text recognition in addition to the capability […]

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MuxLab Ships AV-Over-IP PoE Transmitter

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MuxLab just started shipping its 1Gbps AV-over-IP PoE Transmitter integrated with Dante conversion (model 500759-TX-Dante), which is specified to deliver HDMI at up to 4K@30Hz (4:4:4) together with Dante audio signals with HDR. It uses JPEG 2000 compression, which is specified to only use up to 5000Mbps. Installation requires a connection to a 1G Ethernet […]

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AVIXA Announces New Categories to Annual Awards Program

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AVIXA announced two new categories to its annual awards program: The Emerging Talent Award and Event Design Professional of the Year Award. The award winners will be recognized during a ceremony at InfoComm 2020 in Las Vegas on June 17, 2020. “The annual AVIXA Awards program honors ProAV professionals making significant impacts in all corners […]

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LG Business Solutions Ships New UltraFine IPS LED Monitors

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LG Business Solutions is shipping two new UltraFine IPS LED monitors aimed at macOS users; one is a 24-inch 4K (3840×160) display and the other is a 27-inch 5K (5120×2880) display. Both are commercial-grade displays specified at 500 nits of brightness. The 24MD4KLB-B LG UltraFine IPS LED monitor is a 23.74-inch 4K (3840×2160) model with […]

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Vaddio Ships Plenum-Rated USB 3.0 Active Optical Cable

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Vaddio just started shipping its plenum-rated USB 3.0 Active Optical Cable. Vaddio’s shielded Type C to Type A active optical fiber cable supports the full bandwidth of USB 3.0 and can be used to extend products up to 30 meters without additional hardware or external power. Since it is port-powered and does not utilize any […]

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Barco Announces Critical Security Update to ClickShare, Addressing Vulnerability Discovered by “Ethical Hackers”

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Barco announced this week that a security vulnerability was discovered within its ClickShare product, which is fixed with an update available immediately, ClickShare update 1.9.1. This vulnerability was discovered by security consultants F-Secure through a process known as “ethical hacking.” “In October of this year, consultants from reached out and shared that they had managed […]

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Atomos Releases Update for Shogun 7 HDR Monitor-Recorder-Switcher

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A new update for the Atomos Shogun 7 HDR monitor-recorder-switcher (AtomOS 10.4) was released today, and it adds touch-controlled switching, quad monitoring and ISO recording functionality. This allows the user to switch back and forth between four live HD SDI video streams (up to 1080p@60Hz). Tapping on an input stream’s window (while in the quad-view […]

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Just Add Power Now Shipping 1G AV-over-IP Solution

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Just Add Power (J+P) has started to ship its 1G AV-over-IP accessory called Warp Engine. It’s a 1RU transmitter/receiver explicitly designed for video walls to allow the content to be displayed at any imaginable angle — thus, allowing you to use varying display configurations to create “shapes” or “galleries” of monitors making up one wall. […]

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Key Digital Has a New Line of Plenum-Rated HDMI Cables

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Key Digital launched a line of plenum active optical HDMI fiber cables available in lengths from 10 meters / 33 feet to 100 m / 328 ft. This active optical copper hybrid cable series is 4K-capable and supports up to support up to 4K 24/25/30 Hertz 4:4:4/12 bits or 50/60 Hertz 4:2:0/12 bit, as well […]

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Collaboration Squared’s Video Window Now Features Portrait Mode

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Collaboration Squared announced the addition of portrait mode usage for its Video Window video collaboration system. The Video Window is an always-on videoconferencing portal for teams that need multi-location communications without having to schedule it. Collaboration Squared says it added a portrait mode to make personal interactions more immersive and feel even more like the […]

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Logitech Personal Collaboration Kits Now Available

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Recently, a study of 1,500 employees by ResumeLabs showed that companies that offer an open layout with some private offices have high employee morale. As open office plans continue to provide a collaborative work environment and increased job satisfaction, some employees still need to take calls and private meetings from a desk. With the newly […]

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Extron 300 Series Can Now Connect with Panopto Enterprise Video Platform

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Extron just added features to connect the Extron SMP 300 Series Streaming Media Recorder to Panopto enterprise video management systems. The LinkLicense for Enhanced Panopto Features enables users to livestream to Panopto and fully manage SMP recording schedules for lectures and presentations with the Panopto video platform. This brings additional capability to the existing control […]

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Panasonic Laser Projectors Featured in New Disney World Star Wars Ride

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Panasonic’s laser projectors are all over the place inside the new Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. And we want to show you! So, here’s the footage we took riding the ride earlier today — it includes story spoilers so, if you’re going to experience the ride totally for […]

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ShowMeCables Launches L-com Cat6 Angled Patch Cables

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ShowMeCables has launched a line of patented right-angle Cat6 patch cables called L-com. These new angled Ethernet cables are designed for better cable management while protecting the connection within the cable. Non-angled patch cables risk damage when they are bent near the boot, breaking the wires inside the cord and severing the connection. L-com cables […]

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Eiki Debuts Two New HDR Large Venue Laser Projectors

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Eiki International just debuted two WUXGA (1920×1200) 1-chip DLP laser projectors with HDR: the EK-818U and the EK-812U, both aimed at digital signage, auditoriums, large conference rooms, theaters, houses of worship and other large venue applications. The EK-818U is specified at 9,500 lumens brightness with a 100,000:1 contrast ratio while the EK-812U laser projectors is […]

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dnp Intros New “Floating” Version of dnp Supernova XL Projection Screen

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The dnp Supernova XL is a large optical front projection screen that’s available as a single-screen solution in sizes up to 230″ (vertical). dnp has announced a new version of the Supernova XL which, thanks to a new frame design, now appears to be floating 10 millimeters from the wall to which it is mounted. […]

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MXL Microphones Releases Overstream Bundle for Livestreaming, Gaming

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MXL Microphones is shipping its Overstream and Overstream Pro Bundles for livestreaming and gaming. The bundles include a choice of either the 990 Blaze or 990 Blizzard condenser microphone with a desk-mounted, hinged-arm mic stand and an integrated all-in-one pop filter and shock mount. The Overstream Pro Bundle includes all the products within the Overstream […]

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Yamaha UC Announces Integration With Intel Unite

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Yamaha Unified Communications announced today that its CS-700 Video Sound Collaboration System and USB speakerphones now integrate with Intel Unite, a customizable wireless collaboration solution that enables users to start meetings quickly and securely without the need for dongles, adaptors or cables. From the Intel Unite app, users can control Yamaha audio and video products […]

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Kandao Technology Now Shipping Kandao Meeting 8K Conferencing Camera

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Kandao Technology is now shipping its 8K, 360-degree videoconferencing camera dubbed Kandao Meeting. Kandao Meeting combines two high-quality fisheye lenses, eight mic arrays and a speaker. It can be put in the center of a meeting room to capture all the attendees at 8K resolution, while automatically focusing on people as they speak. The remote […]

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Sony Electronics Introduces TEOS Workplace Management Solutions

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Sony Electronics announced Tuesday the North American launch of TEOS, a suite of new workplace management solutions that gives AV, IT and facilities managers full control over devices, signage and content across the entire workplace ecosystem. From meeting rooms to reception areas, the TEOS workplace management solutions offer a simple, scalable and cost-effective way to […]

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INOGENI Announces Ultra HD to USB 3.0 and HDBaseT to USB 3.0 Converters

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INOGENI has announced the release of the 4KXUSB3 Ultra HD (4K) to USB 3.0 and Magni HDBaseT to USB 3.0 converters. It features an HDMI loop output, analog audio I/O and a VISCA port for PTZ cameras. It requires no drivers, making it a reliable and convenient tool to capture uncompressed video with audio from […]

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Visix Ships Version 3.8 of Its Connect Meeting Room Sign

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Visix is shipping version 3.8 of its Connect meeting room sign with expanded administrative controls, more on-screen features and UI workflow and design enhancements. Connect room signs show schedules and allow bidirectional booking from Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, EMS Platform Services, Google Calendars and Live25 by CollegeNET. The interactive touchscreen lets users book, start, […]

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ATEN Technology Launches UC9020 StreamLIVE HD

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ATEN Technology today launched the UC9020 StreamLIVE HD, an all-in-one multi-channel AV mixer that allows users to capture, stream and switch between two full HD inputs over the Internet. The UC9020 is designed for commercial product promotion, conferences and meetings, lectures and seminars and individual live event broadcasting. The UC9020 integrates dual-source 1080p video capture, […]

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Vivitek Intros NovoTouch EK Series of Collaboration Boards for Education

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Vivitek’s NovoTouch EK Series is a collaboration board aimed specifically at the education markets. The new NovoTouch EK Series interactive flat panels combine wireless collaboration, a digital whiteboard and active digital signage into one display in sizes ranging from 65″, 75″ to 86″. The displays are native 4K-UHD (3840×2160) resolution, and include wireless mirroring (Windows, […]

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Smarter Systems Designated as AV Provider of Excellence (APEx) from AVIXA

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Smarter Systems received the AV Provider of Excellence (APEx) designation from AVIXA, which it earned by demonstrating a high level of service quality, using a trained team that includes Certified Technology Specialists (CTS) and practicing AVIXA performance standards. “Smarter Systems is dedicated providing quality work with industry specialists, and this designation just reinforces our commitment […]

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Tripleplay Intros PLAY3R-P1 4K Media Player

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Tripleplay has debuted its second media player, the PLAY3R-P1, which is an entry-level 4K, interactive IPTV portal set-top-box. It’s compatible with Tripleplay’s hospitality solution, with full RF or IR remote control optimized for use in hotel and accommodation, senior living communities and guest room entertainment environments. Some key features of the PLAY3R-P1 include: Tripleplay interactive […]

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ZeeVee’s ZyPer4K Wins SDVoE Alliance Award With Quadram Institute Installation

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SDVoE Alliance members voted to honor special achievement by member companies in two broad categories — project excellence and product innovation — at the organization’s annual general meeting. The winner of the project excellence award is ZeeVee’s installation of ZyPer4K encoders and decoders at Quadram Institute, one of Europe’s largest endoscopic screening suites. The system supports […]

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APG Debuts iX Range of Fixed Install Speakers

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APG debuted its new iX range of fixed installation speakers, which have a combination of drivers and a non-diffraction acoustic baffling that allows pure point source directivity. For some of the iX models, APG has created coaxial devices that have a physical alignment between low and high transducers. The iX line is made up of […]

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Epson Shipping Pro L10-Series Interchangeable-Lens Laser Projectors

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Epson announced availability Thursday for its Pro L10-Series interchangeable-lens laser projectors that offer a compact solution packed with robust features and premium projection technology. The new 6,000-lumen Pro L1060U, and 7,000-lumen Pro L1070U and Pro L1075U combine advanced installation features with bright, detailed imagery in a minimalist, discreet design to offer sharp, true-to-life images and […]

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AVIXA Announces 2020 Board of Directors and Leadership Search Committee

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AVIXA has announced the election results for the 2020 AVIXA Board of Directors and Leadership Search Committee. Samantha (Sam) Phenix, AV tech executive, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the board by AVIXA membership. AVIXA members also elected to the board Alexis Bryant La Broi, CTS, director of sales, mid-Atlantic and New England for VER, and […]

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ClearOne Ships COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT and CONSOLE AI Software

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ClearOne today said that its COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT and CONSOLE AI configuration software are both available globally. COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT is a room solution for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) collaboration using any cloud-based service such as COLLABORATE Space, Microsoft Teams, WebEx, Zoom and more. The simple CONVERGE Huddle audio DSP and the […]

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