Yorktel Adds Two New Services — Univago Teams Voice Service and Microsoft Teams Gateway Service

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Yorktel will unveil two new services at Microsoft Ignite 2019 that are designed to enhance the use of Microsoft Teams. Both services will be added to Yorktel’s portfolio of Univago Cloud Service offerings. The Microsoft Teams Gateway Service, built on the Microsoft certified Pexip platform, enables companies deploying Microsoft Teams to achieve a fully modern […]

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Spinitar Golf for Hope Donates Over $100K to City of Hope Cancer Treatment and Research Center

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On October 24th, 2019, Spinitar, with their guests and sponsors, raised a record-breaking $113,000 for the City of Hope Cancer Treatment and Research Center located in Southern California during the annual Spinitar Golf for Hope charity event. Celebrating the five-year anniversary of Golf for Hope at Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, California, Spinitar is […]

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Haivision Buys LightFlow Media Technologies

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Haivision just announced the acquisition of a company you’ve probably never heard of but have certainly seen its work: LightFlow Media Technologies. This Haivision Lightflow Media acquisition adds artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies to Haivision’s portfolio for content-aware video encoding, content indexing and object detection, as well as optimization of video contribution, distribution […]

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Horizontal Video Mirroring LinkLicense Upgrade Available for Extron SMP 111

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Extron announced the immediate availability of the Horizontal Video Mirroring LinkLicense Upgrade for Extron SMP 111 Streaming Media Processors. This optional upgrade adds functionality that enhances and streamlines the recording of video/audio presentations. Horizontal Video Mirroring flips video content horizontally, which supports lightboard or other applications that require a reversal of video images (due to […]

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Tascam Announces DR‑10L Micro Audio Recorder

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Tascam has announced that it is bundling its black DR‑10L Micro Audio Recorder with a free full version of RX 7 Elements, iZotope’s audio repair and noise reduction tool. The DR-10L recorder and RX 7 Elements software together address common live production and recording challenges. The bundle can reduce stress while on location by helping […]

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AVIXA Recognizes AVI Systems With the APEx award

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AVIXA has recognized AVI Systems with the APEx award — a designation for integration companies that meet high standards of excellence in service. “The APEx designation gives AV companies a mark of distinction in the marketplace,” said David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, AVIXA’s executive director and chief executive officer. “Customers of APEx companies can be confident […]

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Beyerdynamic Ships Unite AP4 Access Point

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Beyerdynamic is now shipping Unite AP4 Access Point, a multifunctional device that can be used either as a four-channel transmitter or as a four-channel receiver for microphone operation with an individual return channel. The Beyerdynamic Unite AP4 expansion component via access point creates the ultimate solution for fixed installation applications. With the AP4, users can […]

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Sharp Ships Windows Collaboration Display With Microsoft Skype for Business

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) announced it’s shipping the world’s first Windows Collaboration Display (WCD) with Microsoft’s Skype for Business certification. The native 4K 70-inch is integrated with Microsoft Azure Digital Twins to monitor collaboration spaces. The Sharp Windows Collaboration Display is marketed as the world’s first large-format interactive display to achieve […]

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Chief Ships Tempo Series Flat Panel Floor Support System

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Chief is now shipping the Tempo Series Flat Panel Floor Support System. Dubbed the AVSFSS, it allows quick flat panel installation by using the floor to support the weight instead of the wall. This eliminates the need for wall inspection and remediation, which saves time and money, particularly across enterprise rollouts. Chief engineers created a […]

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ScreenScape Networks Releases ScreenScape5

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ScreenScape Networks announced ScreenScape5, a SaaS digital signage solution, is available. ScreenScape5 is a complete overhaul of the ScreenScape system. In 2014, ScreenScape launched what they called a “smart device” designed for use alongside a subscription to its SaaS-based service. The device, called ScreenScape Connect, was designed to turn any TV into a digital sign […]

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Bose Professional DesignMax Family Loudspeakers Now Shipping

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Bose Professional announced it is shipping the DesignMax family of loudspeakers. The speakers have begun shipping in Europe and will be available in the USA in November. DesignMax includes 10 loudspeakers and two subwoofers — there are ceiling- and surface-mounted options available in either black or white. Designers can tailor DesignMax to fit applications of […]

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Two Atlona Omega Switchers Shipping Now

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Atlona is shipping two new Atlona Omega switchers, including the AT-OME-MS42 4×2 matrix switcher with USB extension and the AT-OME-RX21 HDBaseT receiver and 4K/UHD scaler. Available on its own or bundled in the AT-OME-MS42-KIT with an AT-OME-EX-RX HDBaseT receiver, the OME-MS42 delivers exceptional performance and value for 4K/UHD presentation and video conferencing applications in small-to-medium […]

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Elo I-Series 2.0 for Windows Announced

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The Elo I-Series 2.0 for Windows, an enhanced version of Elo’s multi-purpose fixed-tablet form factor, was released this week. Built on Elo’s unified architecture, the new Elo I-Series 2.0 for Windows is designed with what they say is a higher level of security and enterprise infrastructure than most other collaboration boards. Available with either 15- […]

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TASCAM BD‑MP1 Blu-ray Player and RC-1800 Remote Control Introduced

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Tascam just launched the Tascam BD‑MP1 professional-grade Blu-ray player and a new remote control. The BD‑MP1 Blu-ray player includes HDCP support, power-on playback as well as protective user control options. The RC-W100 is a wall-mountable programmable remote controller that extends a sound reinforcement system where the Tascam MX-8A matrix mixer is at the center. Both […]

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Alertus Mass Notification System Added to Enplug Digital Signage Platform

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Enplug has announced integration of the Alertus Mass Notification System into its digital signage platform. The collaboration brings one of the most trusted solutions for critical infrastructure to the Enplug platform, making it possible for users to leverage their existing digital signage networks to quickly disseminate critical safety information in times of need. For more […]

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Elo 5553L 4K Interactive Display Announced

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Elo announced the launch of the Elo 5553L 4K touch screen, a 55-inch interactive display and the latest addition to its 4K line. With a new design built for 24/7/365 use, the Elo 5553L is designed for interactive applications, including digital signage, self-service, corporate collaboration, whiteboarding and huddle rooms. Both the 65-inch display introduced in […]

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Vivitek Launches Two New Models in Its DU7000Z Laser Projector Series

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Vivitek has launched two new projects as part of its DU7000Z laser projector series, including the DU7295Z and the DU7098Z. The DU7295Z is spec’d at 9,000 lumens with a WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, while the DU7098Z provides 7,000 lumens at the same resolution. Both are maintenance-free laser projectors, are specified to display Rec. 709 color space […]

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QSC Now Shipping Attero Tech Synapse D32Mi

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The QSC Attero Tech Synapse D32Mi networked audio interface is now shipping. QSC has also released a supporting update to uniFY Control Panel software. This newest model in the Synapse series of 1U rack-mount network audio interfaces provides 32 mic/line analog inputs with microphone preamps and Dante/AES67 connectivity, including up to 24-bit, 96 kHz analog-to-Dante […]

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Epson Pro L20000UNL Projector Ships

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The Epson Pro L20000UNL, its new WUXGA (1920×1200) large-venue laser projector with 20,000 lumens brightness, is now shipping. The Epson Pro L20000UNL is expanding Epson’s large venue Pro L laser projector lineup. The Pro L20000UNL features interchangeable interface boards, a sealed light engine and optical unit and compatibility with Epson’s current lens family to allow […]

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5G and Wi-Fi 6: New Wireless Technologies Offer Advantages for AV

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Two new wireless technologies are offering potentially important advantages for the audiovisual industry. 5G and Wi-Fi 6 have slowly become released and used over the past year. These technologies will both continue to spread in 2020 and beyond. Many of us have likely heard of 5G as it’s been regularly in the news over the […]

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Vaddio RoboSHOT PTZ Cameras Now Integrated With Echo360

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Vaddio has confirmed that all RoboSHOT PTZ cameras equipped with RTSP streaming work with Echo360 to record video directly into the higher education video platform. With Vaddio Echo360 IP camera support, instructors can now use any Vaddio camera that supports RTSP streaming to record video in the Echo360 platform. Cameras connect to the Echo360 platform […]

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New RTI ADA-1 Audio Distribution Solution Ships

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RTI is shipping its new audio distribution solutions: digital audio converters (DACs), a delay module and an extender kit, including the RTI ADA-1 Dolby digital-to-analog downmixer and the VDM1x HDMI downscaler with downmixer. The RTI ADA-1 decodes audio signals from sources with S/PDIF coaxial or TOSLINK optical outputs, such as Blu-ray players and media streamers […]

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TrueConf Announces TrueConf Group Videoconferencing Solution

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TrueConf announced this week a new offering called TrueConf Group, a videoconferencing endpoint with built-in MCU that boasts high-quality video and audio clarity. TrueConf Group will be available for shipping globally sometime this fall in multiple configurations as ready-to-use kits for meeting rooms. TrueConf Group includes: 1080p60 video and content and enables users to share […]

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Nureva Microphone Mist Patents Announced

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Nureva announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued three new patents for the Nureva Microphone Mist technology platform. Patents numbered 10,063,987 and 10,397,726 describe the ability to focus sound signals in a shared 3D space and patent 10,387,108 describes the use of sound source positional information to derive automatic gain control output […]

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Panopto Video Content Management System Now Available on Zoom App Marketplace

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Panopto today announced a new release of its integration with Zoom Video Communications, Inc., available for the first time on the Zoom App Marketplace. The integration brings together Zoom’s video communications solutions with Panopto’s video content management system, providing organizations with a way to manage, search and securely share Zoom recordings. Many organizations have begun […]

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LG Digital Signage Soon To Enhance The Shopping Experience at all 125 FAREWAY Grocery Stores

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Having successfully tested new digital signage solutions from LG Business Solutions and ADFLOW at a Nebraska concept store last year, Fareway Stores, Inc., a growing, family-owned Midwest grocery company currently operating 125 grocery store locations in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota, is now in the process of deploying integrated signage solutions from both […]

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MXL AC-44 Audio Tracking System for Zoom Rooms Released

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MXL Microphones is coming out with the MXL AC-44 Audio Tracking System, which will integrate with most Zoom-certified cameras. The bundle consists of a three-microphone array utilizing MXL’s new AC-44 miniature USB microphone, which boasts an extra-small footprint, (measuring only 2.5” x 3”), while delivering exceptional sound clarity in a wide pickup arc. The three […]

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LundHalsey, Middle Atlantic Partner to Bring Ergonomic Work Stations to U.S.

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Earlier this year, LundHalsey announced a partnership with Middle Atlantic Products to make LundHalsey’s products available in the U.S. for first time. Ergonomically designed, the Kontrol Command, Kontrol Air, and E-Type II all feature a modular steel bay system architecture and a .5-inch-thick compact laminate work surface with what LundHalsey says is unmatched durability, manufacturability […]

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Zoom Is the Apple of AV, Cisco Is Microsoft and Poly Is Motorola

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I had this thought back at Zoomtopia 2018, but after Zoomtopia 2019, it’s clear: Zoom is the Apple of the AV industry. Zoom is what? All of the eyes in AV were looking at Zoom yesterday. If you don’t believe me, look at the social stats of tweets and LinkedIn posts about Zoom Video Communications, […]

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Zoom Rooms Speaker Switching Adds Jabra PanaCast Compatibility

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Jabra announced today that Zoom Video Communications, Inc. selected the Jabra PanaCast as the video solution for its new telepresence capability, Zoom Rooms Speaker Switching. Announced this week at Zoomtopia, Zoom’s user conference, the Zoom Rooms Speaker Switching is an added feature to Zoom Rooms. (Zoom Rooms equips every sized conference room with all of […]

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DTEN ON 55″ Zoom Rooms for Touch Appliance Announced at Zoomtopia

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Functioning as a Zoom Rooms for Touch Appliance, the DTEN ON 55’’ is a dedicated 4K resolution touch Zoom-based Collaboration Board (think Google Jamboard, but for Zoom) that includes video conferencing, a mic-array, speakers, a camera and interactive whiteboarding as well as annotation. But, instead of buying the board outright, you an lease it or […]

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