AVI-SPL Allies with Asia’s Top AV and UC Solutions Provider Vega

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AVI-SPL has formalized its strategic partnership with Asia-based AV/IT leader, Vega. An extension of AVI-SPL’s Global Accounts Management Program that was announced earlier this year, the inclusion of Vega’s widespread talent and resources in Asia will greatly enhance AVI-SPL’s high-end, high-touch global delivery model. Under the terms of the agreement, Vega will be the primary source for supporting AVI-SPL’s […]

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Optoma Debuts UHZ65 Laser Phosphor 4K Projector for $4,999

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At InfoComm, Optoma introduced two new 4K UHD resolution (3840×2160) projectors to bring the ultimate in crisp, sharp images to the market. With the laser phosphor-based Optoma UHZ65, the $4,999. In addition, the company unveiled availability and pricing for its 4K500 lamp-based 4K UHD projector at $6,999. The UHZ65 is spec’d at 2,800 lumens, a 1,500,000:1 contrast ratio, compatibility with HDR10 and […]

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Sony Announces New 4K HDR TV KD-X720E and KD-X690E Series

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Sony Electronics announced two new 4K HDR Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) TV series today, the X720E and X690E. The X720E and X690E series televisions support 4K HDR content and are equipped with 4K X-Reality PRO engine as well as Sony’s MotionFlow XR refresh rate technology. Sony KD-X720E 4K HDR Ultra HD TV Series Line Models and Prices Sony KD-43X720E 43” […]

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LG Debuts 88-Inch Stretch Display and 55-Inch Ultra Bright Monitor

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions today launched an 88-inch Ultra Stretch and 55-inch Ultra-Bright Video Wall digital signage displays. The 88-inch LG Ultra Stretch (model 88BH7D) — joins the 86-inch Ultra Stretch to offer an expanded portfolio of displays from LG that address an array of installation needs. The new 700-nit display measures over seven feet long and […]

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Crestron DM NVX Series Is 4K60, 4:4:4 and HDR AV-Over-IP System on a 1Gb Network

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Crestron is here at InfoComm four months after ISE where they had the original launch of their new DM NVX Series. Crestron says that DM NVX Series makes it possible to securely transmit stunning 4K60, 4:4:4 and HDR video over standard 1 Gigabit Ethernet, with no latency. A key component of the company’s secure Enterprise Room Solutions, DM NVX Series provides for […]

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LG Debuts Transparent LED-Film

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions today unveiled a unique new LED display with very cool installation capabilities — the LG Transparent LED Film Display. The LG Transparent LED Film display (model LAT300MT1) offers digital content and information while interacting seamlessly with its surrounding environment. The versatile LED Film offers over 1,000 nits brightness, with each 480x480mm panel containing 256 […]

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Spectrum Industries Introduces a New Cart for Virtual Reality Charging and Storage

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With the introduction of virtual reality, the world of education is changing. As instructors are trying to bring this technology into their classroom, the one piece that has been missing has been how to store and charge both the VR goggles and phones safely and securely. Spectrum is addressing this with the debuting the new Immersion Series of VR […]

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Ford AV Acquires Audio Video Resources

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Ford Audio-Video Systems, LLC (Ford), a national AV integrator that specializes in enterprise level audio visual systems integration and collaboration solutions, announced today the acquisition of Audio Video Resources (AVR) based in Phoenix, AZ. The acquisition will enhance Ford’s service capabilities in Phoenix as well as its ability to provide award-winning design and technical installation throughout the western United States. […]

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Barco Debuts New Overture AV Control System Aimed at Meeting Rooms at InfoComm

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Barco will provide an opportunity for visitors at InfoComm to test drive the new Overture solution. The new version of Overture will be available to ship by Aug. 31, 2017. This new system is an attempt for Barco to take a position in the control system market — competing with Crestron, Extron, AMX, Utelogy, etc. Overture is an enterprise-wide AV control software solution. It controls […]

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InFocus Transforms Collaboration With ConX Ecosystem

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InFocus unveils its transformative ConX communication and collaboration ecosystem today, centered around the new ConX Cloud video conferencing service. ConX Cloud connects with ConX display hardware solutions ranging from Mondopad touch-enabled displays and ConX video phones to scalable ConX video conferencing walls supporting up to 96 displays, as well as ConX software and web apps for laptops, iOS and Android smartphones […]

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Wiremaid Intros the Cable-MGR Pro-10 Cable Tray

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Vutec Corporation’s Wiremaid Products will be introducing the Cable-MGR Pro-10 Cable Tray at this year’s InfoComm. The Cable-MGR Pro-10 Cable Tray is a patented, one-tool system that doesn’t require any cutting or bending for installation. Mounting options are available for the ceiling, wall or floor and the whole systems has a powder coated finish in four standard colors, with custom color […]

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HARMAN Introduces Sonique Far Field Voice Input Technology for HomeAV and ProAV Applications

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HARMAN International, as you know, a subsidiary of Samsung, today announced a new Far Field Voice Input Technology, called Sonique. This technology is intended for the fast-growing market of devices in the Consumer Electronics, Enterprise, and Robotics spaces that utilize voice commands, rather than traditional physical inputs via buttons, keyboard inputs, or mouse clicks. Translation: Harman (with Samsung) […]

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VuWall Debuts Personal Videowall Solution in New VuStation

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VuWall’s new VuStation is a KVM solution for “personal” video walls, that allows for multi-source control inside the operator’s personal working surface. It enables the operator to interact with multiple sources on a monitoring and control level from a single station with a single keyboard and mouse. The collaborative VuStation interface supplies the operator with all critical […]

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VuWall’s TRx Now Supports Multi-Stream Decoding Devices

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VuWall has announced that its software platform TRx now also supports Picture-in-picture IP decoding, and scaling across multiple decoders. VuWall TRx is a software platform is a software platform to deploy and manage small to large-scale AV networks of encoder and decoder boxes. The TRx software platform claims to make it easy to configure, to […]

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Crestron Adds Amazon Alexa Integration to Commercial AV Control Systems

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Crestron announced today an expanded partnership with Amazon that brings the power of Alexa to the meeting space. The integration allows employees to start a meeting – from dialing in to the voice or video call to pulling up presentation materials on-screen – with one command. Meeting attendees can also ask Alexa to adjust the […]

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ClearOne Debuts PC-Based Kit Aimed at Huddle Spaces and Small Rooms

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ClearOne launched the ClearOne COLLABORATE Versa 150, PC-based video and web conferencing applications in huddle spaces and conference rooms. Versa 150 includes: • CHAT 150 speakerphone (HDConference audio processing with Distributed Echo Cancellation) • UNITE 150 PTZ camera (1080p@30fps 12x optical zoom, 73° wide angle) • Central Versa hub — Features single USB 3.0 connectivity […]

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beyerdynamic Launces Quinta TB Wireless Boundary Microphone

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beyerdynamic, inc. will launch their new Quinta TB Wireless Boundary Microphone at InfoComm 2017next week. The Quinta TB wireless boundary microphones from the beyerdynamic Quinta product line is specifically for voice transmission during video conferences. Different operating modes can be set using the system software. In microphone mode, the Quinta CU acts as a multi-channel […]

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Bose Professional Intros Panaray MSA12X Modular Steerable Array Loudspeaker

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Bose Professional announces the introduction of its Panaray MSA12X Modular Steerable Array Loudspeaker. The self-powered Panaray MSA12X features a slim, unobtrusive acoustic design with twelve full-range 2.25-inch transducers (with 75 Hz – 14 kHz response) in a columnar line array configuration, to provide consistent audio levels with outstanding vocal intelligibility and full-range music reinforcement in acoustically challenging spaces.  The MSA12X model […]

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Extron Ships EBP 1200C — Room Control with Cable Cubby Convenience

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Extron has announced the immediate availability of the EBP 1200C Cable Cubby Enclosure with eBUS button panel. This new button panel is neatly-integrated into the lid of the enclosure and combines intuitive AV control, connectivity, and power all in one, furniture-mountable device. The easy-to-use control panel works with all eBUS-enabled control systems and connects to an IPCP Pro control processor […]

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Research Study: Millenials Ask for More Assistance with IT Support

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Millennials ask for more assistance than baby boomers when it comes to resolving IT problems at work. Despite the widespread belief that IT issues are only associated with older, c-suite members of the workforce, research today reveals that two thirds (66 percent) of IT decision makers claim that Generation X or millennials ask for the most assistance when […]

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Epiphan Video Launches Streaming Device Aimed at Facebook Live and YouTube creators

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Epiphan Video is launching Epiphan Webcaster X2 at InfoComm 2017. A dedicated hardware encoder for live streaming, Webcaster X2 enables creators on YouTube and Facebook Live to create high-quality live content directly from their cameras or any HDMI source. Using the respective live streaming APIs, Webcaster X2 is fully integrated with these social streaming platforms. From pairing with […]

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Media Vision Will Debut a Digital Infrared Audio System with Wireless Mics at InfoComm

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The TES-5600 series by TAIDEN is a high fidelity voice amplification solution for the presenter or instructor with all the advantages of infrared over RF: inherently secure transmissions, no RF/DECT interference and ability to use in multiple adjacent rooms without need for frequency management.  The solution is presented in convenient all-inclusive packages with pendant or handheld wireless microphones. […]

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Bluescape Visual Collaboration Software Now Optimized for Microsoft Surface Hub

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Bluescape announced today its software is now available for Microsoft Surface Hub. Bluescape’s visual collaboration software gives teams a virtual place to meet, share, and develop ideas and is accessible using any internet-enabled device such as smartphones, computers, and interactive displays, now including Microsoft Surface Hub. The company was born to meet a real need within Haworth to provide a better […]

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Bose Professional Introduces EdgeMax In-Ceiling Loudspeakers with PhaseGuide Technology

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Bose Professional announces the introduction of its EdgeMax in-ceiling loudspeakers. EdgeMax loudspeakers feature proprietary Bose PhaseGuide technology, which Bose says provides room-filling coverage while improving overall sound quality compared to the performance of conventional ceiling loudspeakers. Designed for mounting near wall boundaries, EdgeMax loudspeakers project high-frequency sound throughout rooms up to 65 feet (20 meters) wide using only perimeter mounting locations, and […]

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Which Is Better: Higher Pixel Density or Wider Field of View?

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This is one of the key VR headset design decisions that product developers have been wrestling with. So far, most have chosen a wider field of view leading to images that can look pixelated or have a “screen door effect.”  But with recent hardware advancements, it may be time to rethink this trade-off. In a […]

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Our InfoComm 2017 Coverage Is Already ON!

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Even though the show doesn’t start until a week from today, our InfoComm coverage is already packed already. This year’s show will, no doubt, be the biggest ever. We have received more pre-InfoComm new product launch stories from the manufacturers than ever before – nearly twice as many as we have in the past. That means companies […]

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Q-SYS Platform Offers Control and Monitoring Integration with Attero Tech Dante and AES67 Endpoints

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QSC and Attero Tech have jointly announced the availability of Q-SYS plug-ins for specific Dante and AES67-enabled devices from Attero Tech. Developed and supported by Attero Tech, the plug-ins provide comprehensive audio and control integration with QSC’s Q-SYS Platform. Plug-ins will be available for a range of Attero Tech devices including the unHX2D HDMI audio-to-Dante de-embedder/embedder, the unD6IO-BT and the new unAX2IO+ […]

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NEC and Hiperwall Partner

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NEC Display Solutions of America and Hiperwall Inc. today announced a new hardware-software partnership to provide large-display video wall solutions for control rooms and other venues. To offer customers integrated solutions from either company, as well as a seamless purchasing experience, sales representatives from both companies will be cross-trained, allowing them to share knowledge, expertise and experience. Hiperwall, […]

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Anchor Audio Debuts Battery-Powered, Wireless, Portable Line Array Systems at InfoComm 2017

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Anchor Audio’s newest arrival to the Anchor AIR product line – the Bigfoot and Beacon AIR – will debut at InfoComm. The company first released AIR wireless companion speakers in their flagship Liberty Platinum product line in June 2016, and throughout the year added the battery-powered wireless connection technology into the MegaVox Pro, Go Getter, and lastly the Bigfoot Line Array and Beacon Line Array. All systems with […]

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wePresent Intros New WiCS-2100

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wePresent re-announced the launch of their newest model, the WiCS-2100. First shown at Integrated Systems Europe in February, the WiCS-2100 is the first in the new line of wireless collaboration systems. The WiCS-2100 is a wireless presentation and collaboration solution that allows presentation, interaction and collaboration between users with any kind of device. WiCS-2100 supports Windows or Mac computers, smartphones, tablets and Chromebooks for […]

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QSC Intros Eight-Channel CXD-Q Series Network Processing Amplifiers for the Q-SYS Platform

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QSC has introduced the CXD-Q and CXD-Qn eight-channel network processing amplifiers. Designed specifically for integration with the Q-SYS Platform, these amplifiers can take advantage of a “whole system” design philosophy where they can be configured and managed like all other elements of a Q-SYS system. The CXD-Q Series also features its Flexible Amplifier Summing Technology (FAST), which enables the ability to combine up to […]

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