Google and BenQ Ship Jamboard Collaboration Board


The category of Collaboration Boards really became big earlier this year with the launch of 10+ new brands into the space at ISE in Amsterdam. One of those was Google. The Google Jamboard is a 55″, 4K (3840×2160) digital whiteboard that teams can use to brainstorm, write notes, sketch plans and receive immediate feedback from remote team members […]

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Middle Atlantic Upgrades L5 Series Lectern and Streamlines Ordering Process


Middle Atlantic Products has added the integrator-focused L5 Series Lectern to its lineup. Users can customize the L5 and streamline the ordering process through the website, addressing any system requirements with the products and accessories available for the series — including new storage, shelving, and cable management options. If a simpler solution is needed, customers can choose from a […]

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Digital Signage Expo Opens Call for 2018 APEX Awards Nominations


DSE is now accepting nominations for its 15th Annual APEX Awards. Designed to recognize and honor achievement in the installation of digital displays and interactive technology and the creation of compelling viewer content, the DSE APEX Awards have honored hundreds of companies for their innovation throughout the years.The APEX Awards will be presented to three outstanding entries – Gold, Silver […]

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Acoustic Geometry Ships CornerSorber


  Acoustic Geometry’s new Acoustic Bass Management (ABM) line, the CornerSorber, is now shipping. This corner-placement bass absorber utilizes a Mass-Loaded Vinyl (MLV) absorption membrane in a cutting-edge design that mitigates low-frequency room modes for accurate sound reproduction in a room. The CornerSorber is a bass absorber design that allows maximum pressure-zone room-mode reduction due to close-corner […]

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Make an Affordable Interactive Videomapped Installation


By Meghan Athavale CEO, Lumo Interactive Have you seen walls and floors that look like they’re coming to life, pulsating and casting shadows in ways that seem to defy the laws of physics? You’re probably seeing video mapping (AKA projection mapping) in action — a technique that uses carefully aimed light to make illusions. While […]

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AmpliVox Introduces Fitness and Waterproof Packages


AmpliVox Sound Systems now offers fitness industry accessory packages, specially designed for aquatics and fitness instructors. Available in both waterproof and moisture-resistant styles, the new packages include headset microphones, transmitter beltpacks and wireless transmitters to pair with AmpliVox’s SW915, SW800, SW610 and SW615 portable PA systems. These accessories allow teachers to lead large swim and exercise classes without vocal strain or […]

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BrightSign and Felbro Partner for Turn-Key QSR Self-Order Kiosk


BrightSign today announced that it has teamed up with Felbro Displays to develop a new self-serve ordering kiosk aimed at the QSR market. The kiosk itself measures 18 inches wide, 40 inches high and just 4 inches deep. Felbro Displays designed the kiosk with a variety of installation options for restaurants to consider. The unit can be freestanding, attached to a […]

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New Prysm Go Is Designed to Turn All Meeting Rooms Into a Collaboration Room


Prysm today announced Prysm Go, a new product that turns any meeting room into a collaboration room. For meeting rooms that are already enabled with video conferencing codecs such as those from Cisco, Polycom and Logitech, Prysm Go enables meeting participants to accept or reject incoming calls, control meeting room volume, share content with other participants, and dial […]

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Displaylite Unveils Smart Interactive Mirror


Displaylite launched a new 32” Smart Interactive Mirror last week. Dubbed the Displaylite Reflect 32, it’s a digital sign mounted behind a real mirror meant for touch-insertion applications in digital signage or retail. Using a 32” 1920×1080 display, 12 point PCAP touch, stereo speakers, a camera and motion detector, it’s all housed in a mount case that can be positioned […]

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Barco Ships New ClickShare CSE-800


Launched at this year’s Integrated Systems Europe in Amsterdam, the new Barco CSE-800 is now shipping. Designed for large meeting rooms seating 15 people and up, the CSE-800 is, like eat current generation of ClickShare products, a wireless BYOD system but it is different in that it has dual 4K DCI outputs (4096×2160). The CSE-200 won our ‘Best of ISE award’ in […]

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Premier Mounts Debuts Line of Earthquake-Safe Mounts 


  Ten of Premier Mounts’ products have been added to the list of products meeting the rigorous standards for pre-approved seismic certification by OSHPD, California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. Included in the newly OSHPD Certified products are the LMV and LMVS Video Wall Mounts. LMV and LMVS are engineered to simplify the video wall installation process and to expedite […]

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Metra Home Theater Group’s Hybrid Security Surveillance DVRs Ship


Metra Home Theater Group is now shipping their new line of hybrid surveillance DVRs. This new product line includes options for four-, eight- and 16-channel DVRs, each available with or without hard drives. The 16-channel hybrid DVR (SPY-DVR16HYB2) provides dealers with more flexibility due to its compatibility with four types of video technology, including AHD, TVI, analog and […]

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Creams Cafe unveils cutting edge customer entertainment system


1950s styled Creams Cafe has unveiled a cutting edge AV system in its Whitechapel franchise, designed by Elite Engineering with LG commercial displays, interactive digital signage applications and integrated sound design. Retail designers and installers Elite Engineering specified an AV system that can be changed throughout the day to reflect the demographic of customers in […]

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Cisco Has Most of Its Collaboration Videoconferencing Products in Revit Now


Cisco has posted its videoconferencing collaboration products for use in all Revit programs created by Autodesk. These CAD program tools are used by architects, integrators and design consultants in building design and are required in the Smart Building Technologies (SBT) market.  Now Cisco video solutions can “drag and drop” in those designs.  The modules are found in the online database. Products that […]

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Extron Ships 60-Watt ENERGY STAR Qualified Mini Power Amplifier


Extron is already shipping their MPA 601, an ENERGY STAR qualified mono audio amplifier spec’d at 60 watts rms output. Housed in a compact convection cooled and UL 2043 plenum enclosure, it meets UL requirements for in-ceiling installations. The MPA 601 employs a Class D amplifier design featuring their patented CDRS — Class D Ripple Suppression technology which they […]

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Display Summit 2017: Expanded Focus and New Date – rAVe to Sponsor


Insight Media, the organizers of the annual Display Summit conference, announced today that the event will now expand its focus and move the date one week further out to October 4-5, 2017. The location remains the same; the Rockwell Collins facility in Sterling, Va. “The expanded focus is best described as Immersive Displays,” noted Chris Chinnock, founder of Insight Media. […]

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Hoylu AB Acquires the Huddlewall Business from Scalable Display Technologies


Little-known Hoylu (a public Swedish company) has announced the acquisition of Huddlewall from its partner Scalable Display Technologies, Inc. Included in the transaction is a sales team of four team-members in Boston, U.S., as well as customer base, intellectual property and trademarks, current book of business and prospects. The total purchase price is estimated to USD $800,000. The sellers will receive […]

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SpinetiX Announces 2017 Release of Elementi Digital Signage Software


The new Elementi digital signage software from SpinetiX includes a new level of security and is made for any of the company’s digital signage players. It’s aimed at verticals such as education, hospitality and healthcare. Elementi is designed to match the SpinetiX range of digital signage players to optimize reliability and network security. 2017 release of Elementi […]

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Yamaha Intros CS-700 Video Conferencing System


The Yamaha CS-700 video sound collaboration system is specifically designed as an all-in-one unit to equip huddle rooms with audio, video and screen sharing capability. The Yamaha CS-700 combines ultra-wideband audio with video to fulfill video, audio, and collaboration requirements in one, wall-mounted system addressing all communication and collaboration requirements of the huddle room. Audio, […]

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Canadian Volkswagen Dealership Goes Digital With Advanced’s Help


In the constantly-evolving world of consumer tastes and purchasing trends, static signage and advertisements often leave retailers behind the competitive curve — particularly when it comes to selling automobiles, where full motion video is becoming a requirement to present and market the latest new car models to a style craving audience of buyers.At the Humberview Volkswagen dealership […]

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Epiphan Video Adds Workplace by Facebook Integration


Today at the annual F8 developer conference, Facebook announced new partnerships and integrations for Workplace, its collaboration platform, to help organizations simplify day-to-day workflows and enable richer collaboration with live video. Epiphan Video also announced integration of their video capture and streaming products with Workplace. Using either Windows or Mac OS, desktop users can use Epiphan’s family of portable capture cards to share […]

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Nomadix Media Launches New iWalker Digital Signage Platform


The iWalker from Nomadix is what the company is calling an experiential digital signage platform. Basically, what it is is a digital signage display mounted over a person’s head (while the person walks around. I can’t think of a better way to describe it — just look at the photo I have included with this. And, […]

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Gefen Ships 4K AV-Over-IP Solution


Gefen from Core Brands today announced that it is now shipping its two new 4K Ultra HD Video Over IP products. The sender and receiver KVM units (the EXT-UHDV-KA-LANS-TX and EXT-UHDV-KA-LANS-RX) that are designed to send 4K video (and audio) content up to 3840×2160 at 60 Hz and 4:2:0 Chroma subsampling. This new pair utilizes a compression codec and support HDMI input resolutions up to 4K 60Hz […]

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2017 Digital Signage Expo Has Record 20% Increase in Attendance and We Covered it ALL


Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest dedicated digital signage show, announced its 2017 (held 2-weeks ago in Las Vegas) event broke previous records in attendance and exhibit space. And, we noticed it with our rAVe NOW coverage as we shot a record number of videos – you can see them all here. The conference […]

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Zylight Introduces Pro-Cyc Color 350-Watt Cyclorama Light  


Zylight is debuting its Pro-Cyc Color asymmetric wall washer later this month. Designed for TV studios and theatres, the 350-watt Pro-Cyc Color produces a soft, even field with enough output to cover 25-foot cyc walls. It shines pure white for a clean chromakey wash and features Zylight’s Color Mode to produce millions of colors without gels or filters. Built […]

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New Shuttle PC Designed for Sharp AQUOS BOARDs


The new Shuttle PN-SPCi7W10S PC is now available as an add-on solution for the entire AQUOS BOARD interactive display line. Equipped with an Intel Core i7-6700 Skylake Processor and 8GB RAM/256GB internal SSD, the PN-SPCi7W10S can operate up to three AQUOS BOARD interactive displays from this single PC. When using three PN-L803C AQUOS BOARD interactive displays, the Shuttle PC uses Sharp Pen Software with […]

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Altinex Expands Cable Nook Product Line With New CNK220 and CNK222


Altinex has added two new interconnect boxes to its Cable Nook product line: the CNK220 and CNK222. Both the CNK220 and CNK222 provide a way of enabling the user to access connections to AC power, USB charging, HDMI, network and other media sources from a table-mounted box. The Altinex CNK220 includes the CNK200 Cable-Nook Modular Tabletop Interconnect […]

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We’re Back from DSE 2017 – The Largest Digital Signage Expo Ever


  The 2017 Digital Signage Expo (DSE) was their biggest, ever. And, we covered it all here.So, what’s there? We shot about 300 videos of new products from the show floor. These included a 55” OLED display (called Wallpaper) from LG Business Solutions that is the less than the thickness of a dime. BrightSign had […]

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BenQ Ships Industry’s First Color-Critical Monitor With Single-Cable USB-C Connectivity


BenQ America has launched a new 100 percent sRGB and Rec. 709 monitor offering a range of features aimed at creative professionals. The new 27” PD2710QC includes a USB-C Docking Station for MacBook and PC users, allowing designers to charge devices, transfer data, transmit audio and video, and connect to the internet, all through  a single cable. Simultaneously delivering up […]

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Harman JBL Intros EON ONE PRO Rechargeable Portable PA


HARMAN Professional Solutions today unveiled the JBL EON ONE PRO rechargeable portable personal linear-array PA. The EON ONE Pro combines the sound quality of a professional system with the convenience and portability of a self-contained, battery-powered solution. Featuring Bluetooth audio, a seven-channel mixer and a rechargeable lithium battery that lasts six hours, EON ONE Pro is designed for portable and rental applications […]

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