NEC Display Releases New Native 4K Resolution RB Laser Projectors


NEC Display Solutions today announced the release of two new projector models, the 30,000 Center (26,000 ANSI) lumen PH2601QL and the 40,000 Center (35,000 ANSI) lumen PH3501QL. Both are native 4K (3840×2160) resolution projectors. Both projectors are designed for auditoriums, theaters, lecture halls, museums, sanctuaries and other large venues. NEC says they have dust protection for artifact free images and […]

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Optoma’s Newest Projector Aimed at Both Corporate and House of Worship Installs


Optoma today announced two new ProScene projectors – the WU615T and EH615T are WUXGA (1920×1200) and 1080p, respectively, fixed lens projectors that are specifically aimed at both the corporate and houses of worship markets. These new Optoma ProScene projectors both have 1.8x zoom (throw Ratio: 1.2 – 2.16:1), 360-degree and portrait mode operation, four corner geometric correction, vertical and horizontal lens shifts and keystone […]

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VESA Readies 8K Resolution Ecosystem With DP8K Certified DisplayPort Cables Certification


The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced that DP8K Certified DisplayPort cables — native DisplayPort cables that are guaranteed to support DisplayPort High Bit Rate 3 (HBR3) — are now available in the marketplace. HBR3 is the highest bit rate (8.1 Gbps per lane) supported by DisplayPort standard version 1.4 and provides the speed required to drive 8K video […]

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Extron Introduces Pre-Configured Collaboration System in TeamWork Connect 300


Extron is pleased to introduce TeamWork Connect 300, a cost effective, pre-configured collaboration system for two digital and one analog source. The package includes two HDMI Show Me cables, one VGA Show Me cable, an HC 404 Meeting Space Collaboration System and other system cables. The Show Me cables facilitate simple source switching using the Share button at each […]

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QSC Debuts AcousticCoverage Ceiling-Mount Loudspeaker


QSC‘s AcousticCoverage Series loudspeaker, the AC-C2T, is a 2.75″ full range loudspeaker with 70/100V transformer and 8 ohm bypass designed for conferencing, paging and business music applications. It’s spec’d with an effective frequency range of 70 Hz to 20 kHz, the noise power / voltage rating is 16 watts / 11.3 volts (rms) and the maximum continuous SPL is 96 dB with maximum peak SPL […]

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Vaddio Launches DocCAM 20 HDBT In-Ceiling Document Camera


Vaddio has launched the DocCAM 20 HDBT Camera, a new high definition, recessed in-ceiling overhead document camera which features 20x optical zoom and high-definition 1080p/60fps resolution. Equipped with a OneLINK HDBaseT port, the DocCAM easily connects to Vaddio’s OneLINK extension systems or other HDBaseT-compatible devices to simplify cabling installation and extend video, power, control and network up to […]

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Extron TLP Pro 1025T Is All-New 10″ Touchpanel Design


Extron just launched the TLP Pro 1025T 10″ Tabletop TouchLink Pro Touchpanel. Extron redesigned this latest touchpanel inside and out with a new, high-performance quad-core processor, eight times more memory, a higher resolution, 1280×800 capacitive touchscreen built with scratch and smudge-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass, and a sweeping back design. The TLP Pro 1025T also features PoE – Power over […]

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advoli Launches HDBaseT Certified PCIe Graphics Card


Advoli Limited announced this week the advoli TA6 Graphics Card, claiming it to be the world’s first HDBaseT certified PCIe 16x graphics card. The TA6 Graphics Card, powered by the AMD Embedded Radeon E9550 Series GPU, delivers six HDBaseT channels with independent 4K (UHD) resolution videos over 100 meters distance, using CAT cables. The full commercial launch of […]

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AVIXA Announces Results of 2018 Certification Committee Elections


AVIXA just announced the election results for the 2018 Certification Steering Committee. Certified Technology Specialists elected new committee members Heather Corbin, CTS, AV Edge (a division of EDCO LLC), David Petrelle, CTS-D, CTS-I, HB Communications and Ronald Willis, CTS-D, Shen Milsom Wilke LLC. CTS holders re-elected John Lamberson, CTS, Biamp; Rodrigo Ordonez, CTS-D, K2 Audio; and Farrell Wood, CTS-D, CTS-I, Whitlock. […]

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VESA Defines New Standard to Help Speed PC Industry Adoption of HDR in Laptop and Desktop Monitors


The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced it has defined the display industry’s first fully open standard specifying high dynamic range (HDR) quality, including luminance, color gamut, bit depth and rise time, through the release of a test specification. The new VESA High-Performance Monitor and Display Compliance Test Specification (DisplayHDR) initially addresses the needs of laptop displays and PC desktop monitors […]

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Gefen Ships 4K Scaler


Gefen from Core Brands today announced that its 4K 600 MHz 1:2 Scaler with EDID Detective and Audio-De-Embedder (EXT-UHD600A-12-DS) is now shipping. Gefen says that it has independent scalers built into each of its two HDMI outputs and one output can downscale a 4K 600 MHz signal to 1080p  while the other can upscale an HD signal to 4K Ultra HD […]

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Delta Launches Indoor LED With New FE Series Family


Delta Display Solutions’ new FE Series Fine Pitch Indoor LEDs are designed for high ambient light environments and come in 1.26, 1.58, 1.9 and 2.5mm pixel pitches. And Delta now offers the LED cabinets in pre-configured sizes ranging from 110” to 220” in full HD and 220” up to 440” in UHD resolution. The fine-pitch pixels choices and size configurations […]

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Altinex Debuts TNP327 and TNP327C Interconnect Boxes


Altinex just launched the TNP327 and TNP327C Tilt ‘N Plug tabletop interconnect boxes. Available in both standard and custom configurations, the TNP327 is designed for mounting into tables, podiums or other furniture as part of a presentation system. Inputs are accessed by pushing down on the top cover, allowing the unit to tilt open. The inputs are hidden […]

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Optoma Intros New Line of High Brightness Projectors for Classroom and Corporate Environments


Optoma today announced five new projectors designed to bring high brightness into classrooms, corporate boardrooms and multipurpose offices: the WU465, EH465, EH460ST, W460 and X460. The Optoma WU465 and Optoma EH465 are WUXGA (1920×1200) and 1920×1080 HD resolution projector spec’d at 4,800 lumens of brightness, a 20,000:1 contrast ratio and a 1: 1.5x zoom ratio. Pricing is $1,299 and $1,199, respectively. The Optoma EH460ST is 1920×1080 HD […]

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Avenview Intros New Video Wall Solution — AVXWALL+


Developed to be flexible, scalable and customizable, the AVXWALL series is a video wall solution that uses a modular processor, hot swappable I/O cards and is custom built and customized for each project. AVXWALL+ is Avenview’s second-generation modular videowall processor that they say has a more powerful processor, more bandwidth and more featuresrequired for control rooms. Built on a hardware platform, the […]

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Extron Introduces Compact Two-Channel Dante Audio Interface


Extron Electronics just launched the new AXI 02 AT, a compact audio interface that extracts two channels from a Dante audio network. This 1/8 rack width Dante audio interface provides two channels of output to devices without Dante connectivity. It features two line level analog outputs and a mirrored two-channel S/PDIF output. The AXI 02 AT interfaces with any Dante-equipped […]

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Artist, Designer Monika Bielskyte Joins TIDE Conference at Integrated Systems Europe 2018


Artist and designer Monika Bielskyte will join AVIXA’s TIDE conference at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 in Amsterdam as the closing keynote speaker. On Feb. 5, the day before the ISE show floor opens, Bielskyte will join a roster of innovators, designers and marketers at Hotel Okura Amsterdam to explore the creative forces shaping the AV industry. Bielskyte creates future-world prototypes […]

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Sharp Launches Ultra-Thin Bezel 55″ PN-V550A Monitor


Sharp expands its PN-V video wall series with the launch of its 55″ Class (54.6″ diagonal) PN-V55 0A LED ultra-slim bezel professional monitor. With a bezel-to-bezel width of just 3.5 millimeters, the PN-V550A features Sharp ’s Uniform Color Calibration Technology (UCCT). The PN-V550A monitor is native HD (1920×1080) resolution with a brightness spec of 500 cd/m2 designed for digital, signage and video wall applications. Sharp says their video walls are easy to assemble and control via RS232C or the network. Four monitors set up in a 2×2 configuration, for example, is 4K (3840×2160 pixels), equivalent to a 110″ Class (109.2″ diagonal) screen. Optional Mirror Frames in video walls […]

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Christie Expands D Series, Its 3LCD Value Line


Christie is expanding its D Series lineup with three new value-priced single-lamp models, which are available with up to 8100 ISO lumens and both WUXGA (1920×1200) and HD (1920×1080) resolutions. The new Christie D Series projectors offer 65,000:1 contrast ratio, 3,000 hours of lamp life, and easy integration – designed for higher education, business, museums, houses of worship, government facilities […]

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DisplayNote Technologies Launches Montage as a Software-First Wireless Presentation System


DisplayNote Technologies announces an update to Montage which sees the product available as a software only solution. This update includes a new streaming protocol, a cloud based management portal, and enhanced security and network features. Designed for the meeting spaces of large enterprises, Montage allows multiple users, whether they’re in room, remote or on separate networks to wirelessly […]

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Attero Tech Ships AES67 Networked Audio Products


Attero Tech is now shipping its recently-announced line of AES67 networked audio endpoint products. Built from the ground up, these AES67 products enable Attero Tech’s innovative audio connectivity technologies to interface with the AES67 enabled Q-SYS Platform from QSC. The new AES67 enabled products are also designed for interoperability with all Dante AES67-enabled technologies, providing maximum flexibility for systems leveraging […]

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Bittree Launches ProStudio PS9625i Audio Patchbay Family


Bittree’s latest introduction is the ProStudio 9625i 2×48 TT audio patchbay. Like other ProStudio models, the PS9625i is designed specifically for pairing with transportable 500 Series modular chassis. Listing for $1,095,  the ProStudio is in a 1RU rackmount form factor. The PS9625i offers 96 TT (bantam) jacks in a high-density 2×48 configuration, with DB25 rear interfaces for Avid ProTools and Tascam connectivity. The unit’s metal front […]

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Epiphan Video Launches Post-Production Cloud Service


Epiphan Video announced their new post-production service, AV Studio. AV Studio is a SaaS product that streamlines post-processing of recorded video through remote operation and monitoring of simple on-site capture hardware. AV Studio doubles revenue for AV service companies by enabling ultra low-cost recording and post-production of live seminars and conference breakout rooms using cloud-based infrastructure. AV Studio minimizes the total […]

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Zoom with Alexa for Business: Meet Without Lifting a Finger


Today at AWS re:Invent 2017, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced Alexa for Business. Alexa for Business lets you use Amazon Alexa to voice-enable your workplace by providing the tools you need to manage Amazon Alexa devices, skills, and users at scale, and an API to build custom, context-aware voice skills for your organization. Zoom has collaborated with AWS to enable […]

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Prysm In Financial Trouble, Could Shut Down Early Next Year


Prysm, the unified communications company headquartered out of San Jose, Calif., may be forced to shut down if it does not receive new investor funding by January 2018. Company representatives warned employees and state officials that it may be shutting down operations and laying off all its employees, with the closure happening on Jan. 21, […]

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Marshall Expands Miniature Camera Line with USB-Powered Camera for Streaming and Collaborative Applications


Marshall Electronics announces the release of a new addition to its line of miniature cameras for broadcast and ProAV, the CV502-U3 High-Definition USB POV Camera. Designed for plug-and-play connectivity on any Mac, PC or Linux system supporting USB 3.0 input infrastructure, the CV502-U3 uses video capture drivers included with common computer software and soft codecs. Through the use of UVC 1.5, common teleconference […]

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ClearOne Debuts DIALOG 20 Wireless Mic System With Native Integration For CONVERGE Pro 2 Mixers


ClearOne today announced that the recently shipping, small-form-factor DIALOG 20 wireless microphone system now features native compatibility with the ClearOne CONVERGE Pro 2 line of mixers. The ability to natively integrate with CONVERGE Pro 2 mixers makes the DIALOG 20 the an interesting two-channel wireless microphone system. All current owners of the ClearOne DIALOG 20 wireless system will be able to upgrade […]

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Key Digital’s Conference and Board Room Wall Plate Solution Ships


Key Digital has introduced the KD-X422WP wall plate HDBaseT extender set. KD-X422WP includes KD-X422WPTx wall plate transmitter and KD-XWPRx black-box receiver. This HDCP2.2 compliant set extends UHD 4K/30 4:4:4 and UHD 4K/60 4:2:0 signals up to 125′ over a single CAT5e/6 UTP/STP cable. For non-4K applications 1080p/60 signals can be extended up to 230′. KD-X422WP is designed for conference rooms, […]

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Christie and Avollusion light up iconic landmarks at the inaugural Lumieres Hong Kong Festival


HONG KONG, China – (November 23, 2017) – Christie, a leader in creating and delivering the world’s best visual and audio experiences, together with its valued partner Avollusion, are presenting stunning light installations and video projections at various landmark sites and buildings during the inaugural Lumieres Hong Kong festival. Asia’s World City, Hong Kong, is […]

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MIPRO Adds Dante Options and Expands 8 Series


Avlex Corporation has announced that Dante audio networking capability has been added to select MIPRO wireless products. This new feature is available on two ACT 7 Series wireless receivers as well as the dual channel variant of the company’s ACT 8 Series product line. Additionally, the MIPRO ACT 8 Series product line has been expanded with the introduction of the new ACT […]

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A Sub-$2,000 4K DLP Projector Debuts from BenQ


BenQ America just launched the CineHome HT2550 DLP projector that they say is capable of hitting 96 percent Rec 709 color and is native 3840×2160 (4K UHD) resolution using single-chip DLP. BenQ’s HT2550 projector uses 0.47″ single-DMD-chip DLP technology and employs BenQ CinematicColor technology and a RGBRGB color wheel to hit the 96 percent coverage of Rec. 709 color gamut. The HT2550’s 4K video includes […]

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QSC CEO Named President-Elect of 2018 AVIXA Board of Directors


QSC’s CEO and President, Joe Pham, has been named President-Elect of the 2018 board of directors for AVIXA (formerly InfoComm International). This will be Pham’s fourth year serving on the board where he served as secretary-treasurer in 2017. “Part of AVIXA’s rebranding is to reinvigorate the market and focus more on the user experience,” says Pham. “As this industry shifts […]

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