FSR Ships HDBaseT 70-Meter Transmitter/Receiver Set

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FSR has started shipping its new HD-H70-SP HDBaseT Extender Set. The extenders are designed to send uncompressed full HD digital HDMI video, audio and IR and RS-232 control signals up to 70-meters via a single CAT-5e / CAT-6 / CAT-6A / CAT-7 cable. Input resolutions include 4K (2160p @30 Hz), 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p, […]

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Barco Develops Portable Simulation Dome

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Barco just introduced a new range of dome displays for the training and simulation market. Using high-tech screens and optics, and lightweight support structures, Barco says these new simulation domes are easy to transport and to set up. Available in different configurations, with varying number and type of projectors, the TD series brings high quality […]

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Sennheiser Adds D 10 Headset Designed for Conference Calls and Webcasting

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Sennheiser’s new D 10 Series wireless headset was created specially for office professionals who use either a desk phone or a softphone/PC for their calls. D 10 Series headsets provide exceptional sound quality and a streamlined design that brings DECT headset solutions within reach of even more business users. Together with Sennheiser’s existing wireless DECT […]

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Audio-Technica Intros SonicPro ATH-MSR7 Headphones

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Audio-Technica today announced its SonicPro ATH-MSR7 Over-Ear Hi-Res Audio Headphones, a pair of smartphone-compatible headphones using a 45 mm driver with a lightweight, highly responsive voice coil and diaphragm. The ATH-MSR7’s Multi-Layer Air Damping Technology utilizes a two-layer aluminum/magnesium housing that provides a lightweight yet rigid structure for the drivers to reduce unwanted internal vibrations […]

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New H.264 Streaming Media Processor With FlexOS Now Shipping

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Extron is shipping its new SMP 351 Streaming Media Processor with FlexOS, an H.264 streaming media processor that captures and distributes live AV sources and presentations. With five available inputs, the SMP 351 creates high-impact content by combining two high resolution signals, a background image and metadata into dynamic layouts that enhance a presentation’s message. […]

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BenQ’s Target’s Pro AV Install Market with New Projector Line

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BenQ America has introduced three new projectors aimed at the ProAV market in the PX9710, PW9620 and PU9730, spec’d at 7,700, 7,000, and 6,700 ANSI lumens and XGA (1024×768), WXGA (1280×800), and WUXGA (1920×1200) resolutions, respectively. All the projectors have a 2800:1 contrast ratio. To increase setup convenience for installers, the P-Series models are equipped […]

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STEP Foundation, Green Building Initiative Team to Promote Building Sustainability

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The STEP Foundation (STEP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing technology industry benchmarks for sustainability practices in the built environment, and the Green Building Initiative (GBI),a nonprofit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of sustainable building practices, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. STEP and GBI, the organization behind the Green Globes building certification program, […]

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Christie Adds 45K Lumen Projector

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Christie unveiled its new Roadie 4K45 — a 4K (4096×2160) resolution and 45,000 lumens at 60 Hz with optional 120 Hz capability. Rugged, reliable, and road tested, the 45,000 lumen Christie 4K45 offers a higher level of image brightness for rental staging and fixed applications including concerts, casinos, sports events, amusement parks, conventions, annual meetings […]

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Séura Intros New GEO Collection of Lighted Mirrors for HDTVs

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Known for its HDTVs embedded behind mirrors, Séura’s introduction of the Séura Design Series, a family of etched designs called the Geo Collection, is way more than the typical mirror with a TV inside. In the Geo Design Collection, the first in the Design Series, Séura uses geometric shapes and patterns that accentuate the elegance […]

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Hitachi Adds CP-HD9320 and CP-HD9321 to DLP Projector Lineup

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Hitachi America is introducing two new DLP projectors, the CP-HD9320 and CP-HD9321 — both with full HD 1080p (1920×1080) resolution and they’re designed for large auditoriums, conference rooms, museums, and concert or stage productions. Hitachi’s new projectors provide six interchangeable lenses and brightness outputs up to 8,200 ANSI lumens. Two built-in color wheels enable users […]

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BYOD Part 2: Enterprise Mobility Management and Mobile Security

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The first part of this two part series discussed BYOD Enterprise strategy and Policy. A few references in the article were made to enterprise mobility management and mobile security in this article and policy is a key factor in management, enforcement and resulting overall security for mobile device usage within the organization. This could apply to organization-owned […]

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QSC Unveils New Processing Amplifiers

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QSC has announced the addition of GXD Series Processing Amplifiers to their line of amplifiers for entertainment and production applications. Featuring what QSC is calling “contemporary styling,” multiple routing options and advanced protection circuitry, GXD Series Amplifiers are housed in a 2U rack-mount configuration, feature class-D power output in a so-called lightweight chassis design. The […]

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NEC Intros 84” 4K Commercial Display

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NEC Display just introduced the X841UHD, an 84-inch ultra-high-definition (UHD) commercial-grade monitor with a 3640×2160 native resolution at 60 Hz through the DisplayPort connection. Designed for videoconferencing and command and control centers (but certainly capable of a meeting room or digital signage applications), the X841UHD can display up to four simultaneous images with its Multi-Picture […]

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Why Digital Signs Are Important

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David Little Director or Marketing, Keywest Technology Digital signage has become an important new communications medium. Here’s a look at the basics of why that’s so. We often read so much about the technology of digital signage that we can forget what this technology is all about — getting communication results that go above and […]

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WOW! InFocus Sets New Bar in Price with Sub-$1,000, 4,000-Lumen Projector Line

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InFocus Corporation just broke the sub-$1,000 price point in ultra-bright IN3130a network projectors. Spec’d with up to 4,500 lumens, the IN3134a, IN3136a and IN3138HDa are all one-chip DLPs that are priced below $1,000 at $849, $949 and $999, respectively. The IN3136a is spec’d as a widescreen WXGA (1366×768) resolution with 4,500 lumens. The IN3134a is spec’d […]

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AudioControl Ships HDBaseT Extenders

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AudioControl is shipping its new range of HDBaseT extenders including the HDBT-S1 Sender and the HDBT-R1 Receiver. Both are sold independently or combined into a complete set-package called the HDBT-SR1. Capable of extending HDMI signals to 70 meters over a single CAT5e/CAT 6 cable, they are HDBaseT certified for up to 4K (@30Hz) resolutions, as […]

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Next AVnu-Certified Switches Hit the Market

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Extreme Networks and AVnu Alliance are announcing a new series of AVnu-certified AVB switches. The Extreme Networks Summit X460 Series of stackable switches has passed all testing for certification and will now bear the AVnu-certified Logo. AVnu Alliance says they have built comprehensive testing requirements for products based on the market requirements and they claim […]

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dnp Debuts Supernova XL, Large Optical Front Screen

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dnp Denmark has launched what it’s calling the Supernova XL — the world’s largest optical front projection screen available as a single screen solution. With an image area of up to 5.3×3 meters (that’s a 240” diagonal 16:9 screen, by the way), the Supernova XL Screen is designed to be rolled up during transportation. The […]

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RTI Adds eGauge Two-Way Driver for Real-Time Energy Monitoring

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Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) has introduced a new two-way driver for eGauge Systems products. Developed by RTI, the driver allows installers to integrate the eGauge 3 Series and eGauge2 electric energy meters into an RTI control system, giving real-time measurements of a building’s electrical consumption. The new driver allows customers to use eGauge solutions to […]

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Arrive Systems Delivers One Room Sign

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ARRIVE‘s room reservation system, the InfoPoint, is now available in a stand alone model, the SA-800. The SA-800 is a room sign (designed to be placed at the door of a room in a hotel meeting room, corporate conference room or outside a classroom) integrated with Google Calendar. The Arrive InfoPoint system provides the ability […]

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Extron Ships eLink 100 Professional Grade Wireless HDMI Extender

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Extron has started to ship its “professional-grade” eLink 100 — an HDCP-compliant wireless transmitter and receiver set for extension of HDMI video and multi-channel audio signals up to 100 feet (30 meters). This extender features a wireless communication technology that provides reliable operation and exceptional image quality that Extron says has a latency of less […]

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Roland Intros New Dante-Enabled M-5000 Live Mixing Console

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Roland has announced support for Audinate’s Dante audio networking solution as an optional expansion card in its new M-5000 Live Mixing Console. Supporting Dante in addition to REAC, MADI and Waves SoundGrid positions, the new Roland M-5000 Live Mixing Console and the O.H.R.C.A platform as one of the most openly networked audio consoles on the […]

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BenQ Steps Up Digital Signage Game with 10 New Products Including a Double-Sided Display

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BenQ America announced that it is now shipping its all-new line of digital signage solutions consisting of three main product lines, the D Series dual-side, BH Series bar-type, and TL Series transparent display models. Allowing the flexibility to place screen-based content in narrow spaces, deliver highly interactive user experiences, and provide front-and-back imaging capabilities, the […]

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