Macnica Adopts SMPTE 2110 Standard for AV-over-IP to Deliver 1G, 10G and 25G Options

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Macnica is emphasizing support for AV-over-IP open standards at ISE 2020. Macnica’s message will be supported through three demos that communicate its value proposition around quality, systems management and latency. Macnica is a creator of IP, hardware and software APIs that implement SMPTE ST 2110and AMWA NMOS, a suite of open standards and specifications that […]

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Navori Labs Debuts New QL Digital Signage Innovations

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Navori Labs has debuted several new QL digital signage innovations. The applications address emerging needs that make digital signage more effective for the organization and the audience and leverage the power and flexibility of Navori’s QL software at the core. Now in its second-generation, the newly-branded QL Mobile expands the content management capabilities of the […]

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Ashton Bentley Debuts 43″ and 98″ All-in-One Room Systems Including Huddle Tables

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Ashton Bentley just unveiled its new 43″ and 98″ room systems (turn-key, kitten huddle rooms) at ISE2020; the company already had a 55″, 65″ and 75″ platform. Based on the same modular chassis design the new display solutions will be available in both single and dual-screen configurations. The 43” platform is available in FHD 1080p […]

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Crestron Adds New Features to DM DVX Platform

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Crestron has added features to its DM NVX 1Gbps AV-over-IP platform at ISE 2020, including support for the AES67 and a new switching system that Crestron says is glitchless. The new functionality will be available for existing DM NVX products via a free firmware upgrade. With support for AES67, DM NVX endpoints can send breakaway […]

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Barco Uses the Cloud with Barco Insights Projection Management Platform

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Barco is launching a new cloud-based internet of things (IoT) solution for projector management. Called Barco Insights, Barco says it will simplify and facilitate remote monitoring and serviceability by cutting out time-consuming and error-prone manual administration thanks to the cloud-based storage of projectors’ usage data and light-source run-times. The live dashboards also give real-time information […]

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Uteology Debuts Enterprise Features at ISE 2020

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Utelogy Corporation will use ISE 2020 to add enterprise features to support high-security and mission-critical environments. Dubbed Utelogy 3.0, it will support enterprise features such as high availability (HA) and an on-premise version of U-Manage. Utelogy’s HA implementation employs clustering which has one or more U-Servers working together to provide failover. A typical deployment will […]

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Viking Electronics Intros Discreet PB-3 Panic Button

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The new PB-3 Panic Button from Viking Electronics is designed to mount under a desk or countertop and place discreet emergency phone calls when activated. A built-in auto dialer will roll through up to five phone numbers and two central station numbers until the call is answered. After answering, a prerecorded location announcement is delivered […]

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Sony Joins Logitech Collaboration Program

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Sony has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program. Through the program, Sony BRAVIA 4K Professional Displays are combined with Logitech Room Solutions for Zoom Rooms, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet. The new one-touch conferencing recommended solution creates an optimized, simple and robust video collaboration. Customers who purchase Logitech video collaboration products with a BRAVIA display receive a purpose-built solution. The one-touch conferencing solution offers […]

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DiGiCo Releases Two New Networked Audio Racks at ISE 2020

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DiGiCo has announced two new I/O racks — the A164D Wall LCD and A168D Stage — for its 4REA4 processing engine for networked audio in installations at this year’s ISE show in Amsterdam. Both racks bring all the connectivity of the original A164 Wall LCD and A168 Stage, but with the additional advantage of Dante […]

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Here’s the Major Tech You’ll See at ISE 2020

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As the ProAV sector gears up for ISE 2020, opening its doors on February 11, 2020, here’s a review of what Futuresource sees as the key trends and technologies likely to emerge from the world’s largest exhibition for AV and systems integration professionals. Brought to you by the professional AV team at Futuresource, this pre-show […]

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Barco Showcases New SecureStream Streaming Solution at ISE 2020

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Barco has just released SecureStream, a streaming solution designed to allow users to share content outside of a control room. Using a new user interface, control room operators can drag and drop video or data sources into a SecureStream channel, allowing the content to be shared with field staff or remote experts. Barco says SecureStream […]

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Almo Pro A/V Details 2020 E4 Experience

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Almo Pro A/V detailed the 2020 E4 Experience today and thanks to its longstanding education partnership with AVIXA, the E4 Experience continues to be loaded with valuable, career-changing certifications and courses worth CTS Renewal Units (RUs) that are free to attending AV resellers, integrators, consultants and their end users. Highlights for the spring 2020 E4 […]

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Alcons Audio’s CRMS-SRHV Passive Loudspeaker to Officially Launch at ISE 2020

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The CRMS-SRHV from Alcons Audio is a two-way, passive-filtered loudspeaker, designed to meet all requirements of current and future immersive surround sound formats. Featuring the patented Alcons pro-ribbon driver technology, the CRMS-SRHV combines a benchmark-setting clarity and intelligibility with an unusually high dynamic range, offering a very realistic sound reproduction. Due to the “compressionless” principle […]

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AVI-SPL and Igloo Vision Team Up to Bring VR To ISE 2020

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AVI-SPL and Igloo Vision, the shared virtual reality (VR) company, have partnered to create a new immersive workspace solution, which is on show at AVI-SPL stand #11-C155 during Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam from 11-14 February 2020. UK-based Igloo Vision creates 360° immersive projection environments, such as domes, cylinders and cubes, which enable users […]

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Sony Takes on Shure, Sennheiser, ClearOne, Crestron and Biamp with New Beamforming Mic Array System

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Sony has announced the launch of a new beamforming microphone, dubbed the MAS-A100. Designed for meeting, lecture and presentation environments, the ceiling-mount microphone is for both speech reinforcement and recording with what they claim is a unique combination of beamforming technology and “intelligent feedback reducer” function. The microphone has a dual-channel output for simultaneous recordings […]

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Macnica Announces New Interoperable Approach at ISE 2020

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Macnica has announced a new innovation for ISE 2020 that brings its interoperable, open-standards approach to a broader customer base. To be introduced at ISE 2020, the new ME10 SoC is a 4K AV over 1Gb System on Chip provides a complete, interoperable AV-over-IP solution for high-volume product developers, or those requiring a more compact […]

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BrightSign Will Ship BSN.cloud With CMS Partners

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BrightSign is announcing it will ship BSN.cloud with more than a dozen leading CMS partners integrated into its network management platform being launched at ISE 2020 (8-E200). In the first week of February, BSN.cloud will be publicly available, and the CMS partners will be selectable from a drop-down list within the BSN.cloud UI during player […]

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Medialon Will Demo Showmaster Go at ISE 2020

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Medialon will demo the Showmaster Go for the very first time at the ISE 2020 show next week. Designed specifically for attractions and theme parks, Showmaster Go is designed for ride vehicles and parade floats due to its size. It’s a show control and multi-channel audio playback solution combined into one product, and it comes […]

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Uteology Announces U-Automate Automation Tool

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Utelogy Corporation today announced its automation tool, U-Automate. This module delivers the Room Readiness feature, which enables IT teams to remotely validate the readiness of all connected devices, sensors, etc., in its workspaces. Utelogy’s management portal, U-Manage, released last year, allows operations teams to drill down to see device metrics, documents and events for all […]

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ClearOne Showcases New Touch-Panel Controller at ISE 2020

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The newest Touch-Panel Controller from ClearOne will be showcased at ISE 2020 at Booth #11-D130 in the RAI Centre in Amsterdam. The 10-inch touch-screen device, designed for ClearOne’s CONVERGE Pro 2 audio DSP mixers as well as COLLABORATE Live video conferencing room systems, is aimed at UCC applications. Paired with CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP mixers, […]

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Ashly Audio Adds AW Series On-Wall Speakers, IS Series Dual-Impedence Column Speakers

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Ashly Audio is expanding its product line with two new speaker lines. The new AW Series On-Wall Speakers and IS Series Dual-Impedance Column Speakers, as well as the existing SP Subwoofer will be on display at stand 3-C100 at ISE 2020. Ashly Audio’s AW Series speakers provide on-wall speaker solutions for installations where intelligibility of both speech […]

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Logitech Intros Zone Wired Headset for Personal Collaboration

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Logitech announced it’s expanding its video conferencing solutions for the entire work environment and enhancing the personal workspace with its upcoming Zone Wired headset. Expanding the Logitech personal collaboration portfolio, Zone Wired joins Zone Wireless, both available in a Unified Communications (UC) and Certified Microsoft Teams version. You can use the headset with popular calling […]

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UC Workspace Just Launched the Best New Product for UCC Since Zoom

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UC Workspace’s new UCC product is called WEAV; more information is near the bottom of this product announcement but read this first to understand its positioning. UC Workspace jumped on the scene a few years ago with a universal UX for all collaboration boards. Called Quicklaunch, it’s the maiden product of UC Workspace that allows […]

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UI vs. UX: The Battle for Happier Customers

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Like most folks out there, I spent many years not understanding what UX (User eXperience) was and, more importantly, what the difference between UI (User Interface) and UX was. Over time I came to realize that what was being commonly delivered as a UI in the AV world did not translate to good customer experience. […]

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ClearOne Intros COLLABORATE Versa Room CT

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ClearOne just introduced COLLABORATE Versa Room CT, aimed at making cloud-based conferencing easier. At the heart of the system, is the USB audio-enabled Beamforming Mic Array Ceiling Tile (BMA CTH). The BMA CTH performs acoustic echo cancellation, noise cancellation and beam selection, so no external DSP mixer is required. The array’s adaptive steering (think of […]

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Barco Expands LED Portfolio at ISE 2020

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Barco is expanding its LED portfolio. Last year, Barco claimed a renewed focus in high-res LED technology with the launch of the premium XT series and the announcement of its strategic partnership with Chinese LED manufacturer Unilumin. Today the company is introducing an extended offering with five new models addressing a variety of indoor LED […]

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APG to Launch iX Series of Fixed Installation Speakers

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APG will officially launch its new iX series at the ISE trade show (Amsterdam, 11th-14th February 2020) in Hall 3, Stand B120. Including a full line of fixed installation speakers, the new iX range uses non-diffraction acoustic baffling that allows pure source directivity. For some of the iX models, APG has created coaxial devices that […]

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SDVoE Alliance Announces Module for Crestron Control Systems

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced the availability of an SDVoE module for Crestron control systems. This module makes it easy for system designers and integrators to deploy SDVoE systems of any size while providing a familiar user experience with Crestron control systems and interfaces. The SDVoE module works with any 3-series Crestron control processor to […]

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Audinate Ships Dante AV Product Design Suite in Q1 2020

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Audinate today announced that the new Dante AV Product Design Suite (“Dante AV PDS”) will be shipping in Q1 2020 to manufacturers who have ordered it to develop AV-over-IP products that employ Dante AV technology. The Dante AV Product Design Suite is a complete turnkey recipe allowing OEMs to build a high-quality AV over IP endpoint […]

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Kramer Debuts KDS-10 H.264/H.265 Transceiver for Streaming Video Content

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Kramer just debuted the KDS-10 H.264/H.265 4K60 (4:4:4) transceiver that includes Picture-in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture display for streaming video content. The KDS-10 is equipped with H.265 high-efficiency video coding (HEVC), which uses approximately 50% less bandwidth than H.264. This video compression standard enables AV professionals to deliver 4K streaming over IP more efficiently and reliably. It […]

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Epiphan Video Launches LiveScrypt at ISE 2020

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At ISE, Epiphan Video will be launching something it’s calling LiveScrypt, a live, real-time transcription solution for video. LiveScrypt is an AI-based speech-to-text transcription solution that enables everyone to engage with live events as they happen — regardless of any hearing impediment, native language or distraction. LiveScrypt combines dedicated hardware with an AI-driven transcription service […]

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AVI Systems’ Dascom Team Adds Max Kopsho

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Dascom just announced that Max Kopsho has joined its Dascom Systems Group an executive account manager focused on AV/IP business development. With more than 30 years’ experience working at Legrand, Barco, Kramer, Christie and the U.S. Army, Kopsho has enjoyed many directing roles in sales, program management, business development and technical operations. Kopsho brings extensive […]

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