Visionary AV-Over-IP Installation Powers All-New Connectivity in Resorts World Las Vegas

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Resorts World Las Vegas is the first ground-up resort built on the Las Vegas Strip in over a decade. The near 88-acre property boats 3,506 guest rooms and suites in three distinct hotels, over 40 world-class food and beverage outlets, a 5,000-capacity theatre and a two-story dining and retail promenade. It is equipped with an AV-over-IP […]

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Extron and Somfy Partner to Integrate AV and Environmental Controls

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Extron announced a partnership with Somfy, the world’s largest manufacturer of tubular motors for interior window coverings, projection screens and exterior solar protection. Extron control capabilities will be combined with Somfy powered products for smart-building projects, aiming to offer product integrations that simplify installation, setup, automation and control. A simple press on the Extron touchscreen will allow users to […]

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Prysm Systems Debuts ‘All-In-One Single Room Solution’ For Customer Data Privacy and Security

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Prysm Systems announced an All-In-One Single Room solution for on-premise deployment designed to streamline customer data privacy and security. The All-In-One provides customers with a pre-configured system that delivers an immersive experience to enhance collaboration between in-person and remote participants. The All-In-One is the latest addition to the Prysm Application Suite family of products. This […]

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Optoma Introduces ZX300 and ZW350 Laser Projectors With Updated Lighting and Input Options

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Optoma introduced the Optoma ZX300 and ZW350,  two new compact XGA and WXGA laser projectors designed for K-12 classrooms, corporate environments and small-to-medium-sized venues. The Optoma ZX300 and ZW350 offer updated brightness, image quality, operation and a variety of built-in features to provide flexibility and enhanced performance. Optoma says these projectors provide integrators and end […]

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VuWall Releases VuScape VS10 Video Wall Controller for AV, IP and IT Sources

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VuWall announced its new VuScape VS10 Video Wall Controller. The VS10 is designed for small-and-medium-sized video wall deployments and powers up to 16 displays. It can be used as a destination or to capture and manage hybrid AV, IP and IT sources, including web pages, RSS feeds, VNC and more. It allows them to be encoded […]

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Powersoft Releases ArmoníaPlus Version 2.2 With Remote Project Collaboration Capabilities

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Powersoft announced that version 2.2 of ArmoníaPlus is available. The update is designed to give systems integrators, designers and installers access to collaborate on projects remotely from anywhere in the world. The new feature allows users to save projects in a Microsoft-based cloud in addition to a local drive and is available in both ArmoníaPlus skins (Install and […]

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Atomos Releases AtomX CAST Modular Companion and Ninja CAST Bundle for Video Production

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Atomos announced the AtomX CAST is now available. The AtomX CAST is a modular companion for the Atomos Ninja V monitor-recorder that uses the AtomX expansion port on the Ninja V to transform it into an advanced multi-input switcher. AtomX CAST is small and fits the needs of a small crew or one-man multicamera production company. Users can now also benefit from the Ninja CAST […]

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Sennheiser, Barco and QSC Collaborate to Update Gateway Innovation Hub in New York

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On the 29th floor of 900 Third Avenue in Manhattan is Gateway, a co-working and innovation hub. As part of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACCNY) — the oldest international chamber of commerce in the U.S. — Gateway’s mission is to help Scandinavian companies gain a strategic foothold and become more successful in the U.S. market. […]

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The Great Resignation in Higher Ed

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For the past 18 months, firms in most industries have struggled with the dual challenge of hiring new employees and retaining current employees. Retaining employees has become a major issue across our country as the number of people quitting their jobs has been dubbed “The Great Resignation.” The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that […]

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Meyer Sound Loudspeaker Systems Expands Impact of ‘Immersive Van Gogh’ Exhibits

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The Immersive Van Gogh exhibitions currently selling out in nine North American cities are coming to at least eight more before the end of 2021. What the visitors hear is integral to the complete experience, with the all-enveloping projections of the legendary artist’s paintings enhanced by an original musical score reproduced through Meyer Sound loudspeaker systems. […]

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DVDO Air-2K and Air-4K 60GHz Wireless HDMI Adapters Now Shipping

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DVDO announced the Air-2K and Air-4K 60GHz wireless HDMI adapters are in stock and shipping. The DVDO Air adapters provide wireless sending of 1080p or 4K video and 7.1-channel audio connections for TVs, large-format displays and projectors. DVDO Air utilizes 60Ghz millimeter wave technology. Air wireless HDMI adapters work independently of any existing Wi-Fi infrastructure […]

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ClearOne’s UNITE 50 4K AF Camera Is Zoom Certified

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ClearOne announced that the UNITE 50 4K AF camera is now Zoom Certified. The UNITE 50 4K AF camera introduces ClearOne’s new Auto-Framing technology that automatically frames meeting participants to maximize screen use through image algorithms and electronic PTZ automation. The UNITE 50 4K AF ePTZ is designed to be used at the home or workplace […]

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Epson Releases 880X 3LCD Smart Portable Projector

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Epson introduced the 880X 3LCD 1080p smart portable projector. The 8880X 3LCD comes with a carrying case and is equipped with Android TV1 and built-in Chromecast. The 880X offers 3,300 lumens of color, white brightness and Full HD 1080p resolution. Additional features include: Compact design. Versatile for virtual meetings. Display images up to 300 Inches. […]

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How to Get the Job You Want — Selling Your Value: Part 2

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This is the second article in my “How to Get the Job You Want” series. To view the other articles in this series, click here. I had been working in data storage and backup for about 10 years when I got a Dell catalog in the mail. When I opened and skimmed through it, I […]

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Verizon Business and Yealink Announce One Talk T67LTE Wireless Desk Phone for the Hybrid Office

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Verizon Business and Yealink co-announced the One Talk T67LTE wireless desk phone, the first advanced desk phone with embedded 4G/LTE cellular technology available in the U.S. The T67LTE is designed to support the hybrid worker and is only available with Verizon’s One Talk service. The One Talk T67LTE offers users a wireless experience in a […]

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JBL Professional Debuts JBL-LCT 81C/TM Lay-In Ceiling Tile Speaker

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JBL Professional debuted the JBL-LCT 81C/TM, a broad-range metric lay-in ceiling tile speaker. This is a metric version of the LCT 81C/T 2-feet-by-2-feet lay-in ceiling tile speaker. Sized to fit standard 600-millimeter x 600-millimeter metric ceiling grids, this ceiling speaker is designed for classrooms, offices, paging systems, airports, retail stores and anywhere that speech and […]

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TrueConf’s Kiosk Safety Version Software Keeps Hospital Workers Safe in Moscow

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TrueConf has debuted the TrueConf Kiosk Safety Version (SV) with RFID and NFC access control designed for contactless communication in emergency hospitals. Powered by Linux or Windows, TrueConf Kiosk SV is a communication bridge for frontline medical workers fighting COVID-19. The solution is used in the Bakulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery to ensure safe […]

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Vivitek Debuts DU8395Z Large Venue Laser Projector

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Vivitek debuted the DU8395Z large venue laser projector with 15,000 lumens. The Vivitek DU8395Z is a native WUXGA @ 60 Hz (1920 x 1200) projector and displays image sizes ranging from 40 to 500 inches. Features of the DU8395Z include: Eight motorized lenses with Lens Positioning Memory (LPS). equipped with Vivitek’s PJ-Control software as well […]

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Barco and Audinate Partnership Adds Dante-Enabled Presentation Switcher to Barco Portfolio

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Barco has partnered with Audinate to add Dante digital audio switching into Barco’s image processing portfolio. The collaboration has resulted in the launch of an audio option card for the PDS-4K, which makes it Barco’s first Dante-enabled presentation switcher. The PDS-4K switchers offer 4K processing and switching in small to mid-sized event settings, boardrooms, auditoriums and other corporate environments. The […]

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Studio Technologies Releases Model 209 Talent Console for Dante Integration

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Studio Technologies debuted the Model 209 Talent Console, a combination of microphone input, headphone output, remote control and tally-output resources using Dante. The unit supports AES67 and Dante Audio-over-Ethernet technology for integration into contemporary applications and is compatible with Audinate’s Dante Domain Manager software application. The Model 209 integrates directly into Dante environments. An installation requires […]

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Verizon Business Redesigns BlueJeans Spaces Platform for Hybrid Workspaces

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Verizon Business introduced the redesigned BlueJeans platform for the hybrid workplace. Centered around BlueJeans Spaces, this collaboration platform was developed to provide a virtual environment for teams working in multiple places. With the introduction of Spaces, BlueJeans offers the ability to collaborate virtually in today’s hybrid work environment. Spaces provides users with a catalog of […]

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Barco Expands LED Video Wall Portfolio With IEX Series

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Barco introduced its new IEX series narrow pixel pitch indoor LED video walls. The IEX series comes in four narrow pixel pitch options (1.2, 1.5, 1.8 and 2.5 mm) that use a screw-free setup and are adjustable for various room experiences. The video walls are supported by cable-free inter-cabinet connectivity with optional power and data redundancy. The models […]

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Barco Launches Updated and Reengineered MVL-721 LED RPC Video Wall

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Barco launched the next-generation MVL-721, a reengineered version of the LED RPC video wall. The updated product features high brightness, low power consumption, long life expectancy and updated image quality and sustainability. The LED light sources of the MVL-721 improve the video wall’s brightness and safeguard futureproof manufacturing and supply. The 55% increase in brightness does […]

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Nortek Control Launches 4-channel Onboard Network Video Recorder Software for ELAN Surveillance Systems

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Nortek Control launched a new ELAN 4-Channel Onboard Network Video Recorder (NVR), a software-based recording solution for ELAN surveillance systems. It is tailored to mid-market and smaller installations and expands offerings for custom integrators, builders and homeowners.  Features of the ELAN 4-Channel Onboard NVR include faster installation, setup and operation; 24/7 remote access and control via the ELAN […]

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Nureva Adds Voice Amplification Mode to HDL300 and Dual HDL300 Audio Conferencing Systems

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Nureva announced Voice Amplification Mode for its HDL300 and Dual HDL300 audio conferencing systems. The feature has been in public beta since June and solves the problem of supporting in-room amplification of the instructor or presenter’s voice while also providing full-room microphone pickup of in-room voices. A video of how it works can be found on the […]

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Extron Products Enhance Twitch Workflow and Collaboration Spaces in New York Headquarters

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Twitch builds communities by providing a platform for millions of people to come together live every day to chat, interact and make their own entertainment. To help their employees work in fluid combinations of teams, the meeting rooms at the new regional headquarters in New York (referred to as HQ 2.0), include high-performance AV presentation […]

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Extron Updates DTP Crosspoint and IN Presentation Switcher Series for Enhanced Deployment and Functionality

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Extron announced that its presentation switchers have been upgraded with quad-core control processors. This includes the new IPCP Q models within the DTP CrossPoint Series and the IN Presentation Switcher Series. The Extron DTP CrossPoint 4K Series matrix switchers are available in 10×8, 8×6, 8×4 and 8×2 sizes. They include 4K inputs and outputs, built-in […]

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ClearOne Releases UNITE 200 Pro PTZ HD Camera With Extended Zoom Capabilities

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ClearOne recently announced the availability of the UNITE 200 Pro PTZ HD camera. The UNITE 200 Pro is ideal for use in large spaces for close-up, high-resolution video capture. It is suited for streaming applications through RTSP, RTMP and Multicast and supports UVC 1.1, TCP-IP, HTTP and DHCP industry-standard protocols. It can be installed using a wall […]

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Create Opportunities for Young People to Enter the AV Industry

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One of the reasons I advocate for internship and apprenticeship opportunities for young people is because of the opportunities that I experienced myself as a young person starting out. When I graduated from high school, I enrolled in the tech program in college to become a chemical engineer.  I applied for and joined an organization […]

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Shure IntelliMix Room DSP 3.1 Blocks Keyboard Tapping and Chip Bag Noise from UCC Meetings

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Have you ever heard or been the person addressed as, “What’s that noise? Could you mute your mic, please?” That “noise” can range from someone tapping on the microphone or opening a bag of chips to silverware clinking when meals are served during meetings that span international time zones. Now, Shure IntelliMix Room DSP (version 3.1) […]

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Nureva Releases New XT Classroom Solutions Combo

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Nureva announced the Nureva XT classroom solution, an integrated combination of audio, video, device management and product services designed specifically for educators who want the flexibility to extend the in-classroom experience to remote students. The solutions enable live participation of remote students, while also supporting full-classroom audio pickup — all via a single USB connection […]

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems Partners With Proluxe by American Lighting

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division today announced that its Vantage brand has formed a strategic alliance with Proluxe by American Lighting. The alliance pairs Vantage’s industry-leading, customizable lighting controls with Proluxe by American Lighting’s innovative lighting fixtures to create a dynamic end-to-end solution. The results of innovation, research and attention to detail, Proluxe by […]

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