Extron Adds 3G-SDI Transmitters to DTP Extender Line

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Extron just introduced the DTP T 3G-SDI 230 D and DTP T 3G-SDI 330 D — both single-gang Decora-style transmitters for sending 3G-SDI, HD-SDI or SDI, audio and bidirectional RS232 and IR signals over a shielded CATx cable to Extron DTP-enabled products. The DTP T 3G-SDI 230 D extends signals up to 230 feet (70 […]

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Hitachi Intros New PTZ Cameras

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Hitachi America’s Digital Media Division and Security Solutions Group is introducing the PTZ Series Full HD Camera Series. The PTZ Series cameras support clear and lively video conferencing, video recording and net broadcasting, and are aimed at a variety of applications that include boardrooms, classrooms, auditoriums and houses of worship. The PTZ Series is comprised […]

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InfoComm: Three Exceptional Days for Tech Managers

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By Brad Grimes InfoComm International That’s right. It’s time to start planning for June. More specifically, for InfoComm 2015 in Orlando and the exceptional experiences [VIDEO] you’ll enjoy. As you know, there will be about a zillion things you could do at InfoComm 2015. It’s really an all-week affair, when you take into account education, […]

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Listen Ships New IR Solutions

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Listen Technologies has expanded its IR technology offerings with the new LT-84 ListenIR Transmitter-Radiator and LA-141 ListenIR Extended-Radiator, as well as the new iDSP IR Receiver. In creating these new IR solutions, Listen Technologies says its engineers considered all aspects of how the product would be used, focusing on the user experience, ease of dispensing, […]

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Valens Announces Testing Services for Spec 2.0 HDBaseT Products

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Valens, the developer of HDBaseT technology and a Recognized Testing Facility for the HDBaseT Alliance, has announced the availability of testing and certification services for new products incorporating Spec 2.0 of the HDBaseT Standard. The new testing and certification services conform to the Compliance Test Specification for Spec 2.0 of the HDBaseT standard (CTS 2.0) […]

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Premier Ships LMVSP Press and Release Pop Out Ultra-Slim Mount for Portrait Display Applications

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Premier’s new LMVSP mount is a so-called Press and Release Pop Out Ultra-Slim mount that’s designed to be used when mounting a monitor in portrait orientation. Using the industry’s first Press & Release design feature, which offers service access in under five seconds with just a gentle press to the display, the LMVS also has […]

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Crestron Ships RL 2

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Crestron’s RL 2 is the company’s second generation Microsoft Lync and Skype for Business collaboration system. The RL 2 codec claims a number of new features including a fully integrated DigitalMedia receiver, native Crestron Fusion connectivity for room monitoring, multiple audio input configurations, and versatile mounting options. Crestron RL 2 includes a TSW-style touch screen […]

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HARMAN’s dbx Ships 676 Tube Mic Pre Channel Strip

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HARMAN-owned dbx today announced the 676 Tube Mic Pre Channel Strip is now shipping. The dbx 676 is a vacuum tube-based microphone preamplifier that employs a high-gain, Class preamp section based around a 12AU7 vacuum tube that can be adjusted to be clean and pure-sounding or dirty and full of harmonic character. The 676 incorporates […]

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AVF’s T526 RDY2GO Table Is Industry’s Most ‘Huddle-Ready’

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Audio Video Furniture has designed the perfect huddle room. Dubbed the T526 RDY2GO it seats up to 6-people and it features a slim base – which houses PC components, switchers, DAs and even accommodates cable management — and, best of all, it allows for custom cutouts for accommodating your electronics grommets/cubby’s for easy plug in […]

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Revolabs Announces FLX UC 1500 for Large Conferencing Environments

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Revolabs today unveiled its all-new FLX UC 1500 IP conference phone — a USB solution lets users add two directional microphones and bridge calls between VoIP and UC desktop applications. With the option to add two directional microphones, the FLX UC 1500 easily extends the solution’s voice pickup range in order to satisfy the intelligibility […]

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Almo Professional A/V and the HDBaseT Alliance Join to Offer Installer Expert Program

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Almo Pro A/V and the HDBaseT Alliance have announced that the HDBaseT Installer Expert Program will be available for the first time outside a major industry tradeshow during Almo’s E4 AV Tour. The program provides attendees with an HDBaseT Expert Certificate and InfoComm CTS Renewal Units and is available on the spring leg of the […]

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Panasonic’s DSE Debuts Include 4K and Video Walls

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At the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, Panasonic launched the new LFE8U LCD display series that’s aimed at a cost-vs-performance sweet spot. This TH-65LFE8U includes a narrow and even bezel width of 7.5 mm for top and sides and 10.5 mm for bottom and even includes a networked built-in signage player that allows video […]

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Revolabs Ships FLX UC 1000 VoIP Conference Phone Supporting IP and USB Connectivity

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Revolabs is now shipping its FLX UC 1000 IP and USB conference phone that includes UC and collaboration settings with bridging capabilities between VoIP and UC desktop applications. Featuring both VoIP and USB audio support, the Revolabs FLX UC 1000 conference phone is designed for IP telephony environments, both on-premises and in the cloud. The […]

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BenQ Launches New 5,000 Lumen SU917 Projector

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BenQ America has introduced its new SU917 Colorific projector aimed at large venues. Featuring 5,000 lumens of brightness, high 7000:1 contrast ratio and WUXGA resolution, BenQ’s all-new SU917 projector equips presenters with content-display capabilities that make images fly off the screen, even in rooms with ambient light. Incredibly easy to set up, the device’s 1.5x […]

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InFocus Expands Q Series Handheld Tablet Line

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InFocus has released three new 10.1-inch, Windows 8.1 tablets specifically designed for use in school and at work. The second-generation InFocus Q Tablet series now consists of the INP-120Q for consumers, INP-120Q-ED for use in schools and INP-120Q-PR for business. Each of the new models features a 10.1-inch display, a version of the Window 8.1 […]

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Phoenix Audio Technologies Unveils Smart Spider

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Phoenix Audio Technologies just launched something called the Smart Spider, a USB speakerphone for medium- to large-sized conference rooms that can also connect to smart devices, tablets or video codecs with the ability to bridge between the different interfaces. Integrated with echo-cancelling, noise suppression, automatic gain control and an intuitive user interface, Smart Spider’s beamforming […]

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Extron Adds New Architectural Models to USB Extender Plus Series

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Extron just launched new models to the USB Extender Plus Series, a family of products that extend signals from USB peripheral devices located up to 330 feet (100 meters) away from the host computer using a single CATx cable. The USB Extender Plus AAP fits into a double‑space Architectural Adapter Plate – AAP opening, providing […]

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Pakedge Device & Software Intros Three New Lines of Switches

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Pakedge Device & Software has introduced three new lines of switches: the fully managed, top tier SX-Series switches, the powerful and affordable SK-Series switches, and the mid-line SE-Series switches. The SX-Series switches will feature a simple GUI for both traffic management and dynamic configuration to manage large volumes of streaming traffic.  In addition to the […]

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Via Will Debut an Android-Based Sub-$200 Media Player at DSE

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VIA Technologies just told rAVe that it will announce a line of commercial-grade Android digital signage players at DSE 2015, including the VIA ALTA DS 2, which runs dual displays in extended mode and outputs 4K on a single display. The VIA ALTA DS Series features a choice of single and dual display Android-based media […]

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Beale Street Audio Intros In-Ceiling Subwoofers

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Beale Street Audio just launched two in-ceiling powered subwoofers in the form of the 6.5 and 8-inch ICS6 and ICS8. Beale Street says the challenge for in-ceiling and in-wall subwoofers has been to produce deep, low frequency effects without damaging walls and creating sonic artifacts in the room. Beale Street Audio claims that its patented […]

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Extron ShareLink Collaboration Gateway Ships

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Extron is now shipping its new ShareLink 200 N Collaboration Gateway — Network Version, which enables anyone to present content from a personal device. This new version of ShareLink does not include an integrated wireless access point; rather, it works with the facility’s existing wireless network to allow content sharing from mobile devices. Supported devices […]

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Medialon to Launch New Overture Control System at ISE

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Medialon’s new Overture is being marketed as a first of its kind “enterprise-class AV Control Software.” Medialon Overture is an effective enterprise-wide AV control software. It controls, monitors, and automates thousands of AV devices in multiple locations, integrates with IT services, and delivers a dedicated person-based user interface. Overture eliminates the cost and burden of […]

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Boeckeler to Launch CPN-5800 Mini Pointmaker Annotation System at ISE 2015

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Boeckeler Instruments announced that the launch of its smallest annotation system yet and it will debut at ISE. Dubbed the Pointmaker CPN-5800, it’s a small live streaming annotation system designed installations. With two inputs and two outputs (VGA and HDMI), the CPN-5800 can be easily used in large installations as an input to (and output […]

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Extron Ships ShareLink 200 Wireless BYOD Collaboration Gateway

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A couple of months ago, we wrote about Extron’s entry into the wireless sharing world and told you how this one was different than those from Crestron, Barco and AMX since it includes a moderator mode, 30 fps video playback and because of the fact that you can share content to up to four ShareLink […]

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Chief Updates the Integrated Interactive System for Epson BrightLink at ISE 2015

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Chief will show an updated Chief Integrated Interactive System, an all-in-one design that brings together Chief mounts and Da-Lite screen technology to create a unified solution for the new Epson BrightLink Pro 1430Wi and Brightlink 595Wi. For one, the Da-Lite board surface is now optimized for this finger touch capability in addition to the pen […]

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Rotel Introduces New RSP-1582 Reference Surround Processor

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Rotel Electronics has just launched what it’s calling a “reference” surround processor: the RSP-1582. Rotel says the DACs in the RSP-1582 preamp/processor consist of six 24-bit/192kHz  Wolfson WM8740 chips, four dedicated DACs for the front left, front right, center and subwoofer channels and shared stereo DACs for the rear and surround channels. Also included is […]

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7thSense to Show 8K Media Server at ISE 2015

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7thSense Design has announced the latest version of its Delta Infinity Media Server line, the Infinity III, will manage and play 8K (60Hz) resolution content uncompressed 3GB/S playback capable. Features include full timeline control, warp, blend, full dome and abstract mesh screen modes. According to 7thSense, Infinity III promises solid playback for high complex projection […]

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DENON Intros Four New Loudspeakers Aimed at Meeting Room Installs

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Following the introduction of the company’s compact DN-304SAM audio monitors, Denon Professional, introduced four loudspeakers for conference rooms and meeting spaces. The announcement includes the bi-amplified two-way DN-306SA and DN-308SA, and tri-amplified three-way DN-506SA and DN-508SA. Designed for presentations, collaborative discussions and critical multimedia playback, the Denon Professional DN-306SA and DN-308SA offer the following specs: […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Professional Debuts SRX800 Series Portable Powered Loudspeakers

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JBL Professional today announced the introduction of its SRX800 Series portable powered loudspeakers that integrate both JBL transducers and Crown DriveCore amplifiers. JBL SRX800 Series models include the 12-inch two-way SRX812P, 15-inch two-way SRX812P, dual 15-inch three-way SRX835P, 18-inch SRX818SP subwoofer and the SRX828SP, the world’s only dual-18-inch powered subwoofer at this price point. The […]

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Behringer Intros Small Format Mixer With MP3 Player

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The Behringer XENYX QX602MP3 is a 6-input/2-bus small format mixer with XENYX Mic Preamps, British EQs, a built-in MP3 player and a Multi-FX engine. The ultra-compact mixer’s six inputs (two mic, two stereo) feature onboard studio-grade XENYX Mic Preamps with available phantom power, as well as the Company’s so-called “British” channel EQs, which are modeled […]

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