EduCOMM Expo 2015 to Debut In Atlanta This Fall

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EduComm Expo (ECE), is a new trade show debuting in Atlanta in September, described by show planners as an “educational conference and tradeshow exclusively focused on the needs of those responsible for implementation, oversight, and management of internal digital campus communication technology initiatives in higher education.” It takes place at the Georgia World Congress Center […]

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Beale Street Audio Reveals Beale Xpress Line, Adds New Distributors

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Beale Street Audio is broadening its product line to include Beale Xpress, a line of amplifiers, subwoofers and speakers designed for integration and featuring its Sonic Vortex Technology. The line includes residential audio solutions, 70/100v speakers for commercial applications and products for the international market. Initial Beale Xpress speaker offerings will include: 4, 6.5 and […]

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Extron Ships Room Scheduler

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Extron is now shipping the Extron Room Scheduling application. Extron says it has simplified the room booking experience by pairing standard TouchLink Pro touch panels with Microsoft Exchange to create a complete, easy-to-use solution. While competitive devices rely on additional scheduling software or external processors, TouchLink Pro touch panels only require free Room Agent software […]

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Clockaudio Ships Retractable Motorized Ceiling Microphone CCRM4000

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Clockaudio is now shipping its CCRM4000 Retracta Motorized Ceiling Microphone. Designed for use in boardrooms, conferencing and nearly any audio conferencing application, the CCRM4000 offers an alternative to installations that can’t have any microphones on the table, but still need high quality sound. The unit comes virtually pre-assembled and allows you to bring the microphone […]

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Barco Capital to Provide Equipment Financing

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Barco just launched a new program called Barco Capital, its brand-new portfolio of equipment financing options. Barco Capital opens up new ways for customers to finance their investment in cutting-edge Barco technology to boost their business while balancing the payment spike. The Barco Capital portfolio is initially available for the Digital Cinema, Venues and Hospitality, […]

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Chief Ships Fusion Wall Mounts and Accessories

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Chief is now shipping the newest Fusion mounts — everywhere in the world — and a new line of accessories is also available and works across wall, free-standing and ceiling mounted Fusion solutions. According to Chief, their engineers and designers held extensive interviews with installers and also watched installations in process to note any trouble […]

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Auralex Now Shipping ProKit-1 and ProKit-2 ProPanel Kits

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Auralex Acoustics is now shipping its ProPanel ProKit-1 and ProKit-2 kits — all-in-one acoustical room treatment systems designed to address the acoustic and aesthetic needs of the small and medium-sized project studio (ProKit-1) as well as the most demanding professional mix/mastering environments (ProKit-2). Consisting of beveled-edge 2’x4’x2” ProPanel fabric-wrapped Class A absorptive fiberglass panels, these […]

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New Extron H.264 Media Player and Streaming Decoder Ships

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Extron is shipping its new SMD 202, the latest addition to the company’s H.264 Streaming AV product line. The SMD 202 is a compact, high performance media player and live stream decoder used in H.264 streaming applications. It provides the flexibility to present the signal from a locally connected AV device, decode a live streaming […]

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HARMAN’s dbx Introduces PowerRack8 Power Supply for 500 Series Processors

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dbx recently introduced the PowerRack8 power supply for its new 500 Series processors. The PowerRack8 is an eight-slot, 19-inch rack-mount power source designed to hold up to eight 500 Series processors in a vertical configuration. The dbx PowerRack8 provides eight slots of balanced XLR inputs and outputs along with eight slots of unbalanced 1/4-inch inputs […]

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Screen Innovations Intros Short Throw Screen for Sony’s LSPX-W1S

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Screen Innovations (SI) has launched the Short Throw (ST) projection screen designed exclusively for bottom-throw, ultra short throw projectors. The ST 5 Series screens will be sold to authorized SI dealers and distributors worldwide. SI has also partnered with Sony to distribute the 5 Series Zero Edge ST screens with its new 4K ultra short throw projector for commercial installations and is available […]

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HARMAN’s Crown Introduces XLS DriveCore 2 Amplifiers With Upgraded Features and Flexibility

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HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced the introduction of the XLS DriveCore 2 Series two-channel power amplifiers, offering a host of upgraded features including more flexible DSP band pass filtering, selectable input sensitivity, remote sleep mode trigger and sleek new styling. Four new XLS DriveCore 2 models are available including the XLS 2502, XLS 2002, XLS 1502 and […]

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Mackie Upgrades and Expands ProFX Series

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Mackie today announces the launch of ProFXv2 Series Professional Effects Mixers. The redesigned ProFXv2 series features an all-new preamp design and powerful new effects engine, delivering unmatched sonic performance for live sound applications. The series has been expanded with two new models, the four-channel ProFX4v2 and the 30-channel ProFX30v2, opening up the no-compromise ProFX toolkit […]

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The World’s First 50 Gbps Digital Backplane Comes from Extron’s New XTP II Switchers

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Extron’s new XTP II CrossPoint matrix switchers claim the world’s first 50 Gbps digital switching backplane (think: uncompressed 4K).Extron says the XTP II enables the deployment of an AV system infrastructure with a switching bandwidth that exceeds the data rate required to distribute 4K/60 video with 4:4:4 chroma sampling at 16 bits per color. These […]

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Vaddio Announces a New and Enhanced ZoomSHOT 20 POV Camera

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Vaddio has announced its latest point-of-view camera, the ZoomSHOT 20. Based on Vaddio’s ClearVIEW HD-20SE PTZ camera technology, the ZoomSHOT 20 is fully equipped with an advanced image signal processor, 20x optical zoom and native 1080p/60 high definition video. Manual pan and tilt positioning allow for simple, precise control. The latest 1/2.8-Type Exmor CMOS high […]

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Meyer Sound Announces New LEOPARD and 900-LFC Line Array System

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Meyer Sound introduced two new line array systems in the form of the LEOPARD and the 900-LFC as part of their LEO Family; these two are its smallest and most versatile members. Boasting what Meyer claims as tremendous power-to-size ratio with ultra-low distortion, the patent-pending LEOPARD line array loudspeaker and the 900-LFC low-frequency control element­ […]

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CEA, CEDIA, InfoComm Release Joint Architectural Drawing Symbols Standard

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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association’s (CEDIA) R10 Residential Systems committee and InfoComm International today announced the publication of ANSI Standard J-STD-710 Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols. This new standard defines a common set of blueprint icons that represents all facets of pre-wire and installation of electronic systems, […]

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Christie to Debut 60,000 Lumen Projector Next Week

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Christie is setting a new visual display standard at NAB in Las Vegas with a brand-new 60,000 lumens using 3P laser. Yes, 60,000. It will be demo’d in the Christie Innovation Theater where — using RGB laser technology in a large, open theater — Christie will demonstrate Rec2020 content and 60,000 lumens of brilliant light […]

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Peerless-AV Shows New Desktop Mounts

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Peerless-AV just launched a new product called the LCT620A Desktop Mount. Aimed at education, commercial office space and gaming applications, the LCT620A Desktop Mount can be customized to fit users’ needs, with the ability to be configured in single, double, triple and quad arrangements. The LCT620A uses polished aluminum articulating arm(s) with chrome and gloss […]

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Extron Adds 3G-SDI Transmitters to DTP Extender Line

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Extron just introduced the DTP T 3G-SDI 230 D and DTP T 3G-SDI 330 D — both single-gang Decora-style transmitters for sending 3G-SDI, HD-SDI or SDI, audio and bidirectional RS232 and IR signals over a shielded CATx cable to Extron DTP-enabled products. The DTP T 3G-SDI 230 D extends signals up to 230 feet (70 […]

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Hitachi Intros New PTZ Cameras

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Hitachi America’s Digital Media Division and Security Solutions Group is introducing the PTZ Series Full HD Camera Series. The PTZ Series cameras support clear and lively video conferencing, video recording and net broadcasting, and are aimed at a variety of applications that include boardrooms, classrooms, auditoriums and houses of worship. The PTZ Series is comprised […]

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InfoComm: Three Exceptional Days for Tech Managers

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By Brad Grimes InfoComm International That’s right. It’s time to start planning for June. More specifically, for InfoComm 2015 in Orlando and the exceptional experiences [VIDEO] you’ll enjoy. As you know, there will be about a zillion things you could do at InfoComm 2015. It’s really an all-week affair, when you take into account education, […]

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Listen Ships New IR Solutions

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Listen Technologies has expanded its IR technology offerings with the new LT-84 ListenIR Transmitter-Radiator and LA-141 ListenIR Extended-Radiator, as well as the new iDSP IR Receiver. In creating these new IR solutions, Listen Technologies says its engineers considered all aspects of how the product would be used, focusing on the user experience, ease of dispensing, […]

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Valens Announces Testing Services for Spec 2.0 HDBaseT Products

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Valens, the developer of HDBaseT technology and a Recognized Testing Facility for the HDBaseT Alliance, has announced the availability of testing and certification services for new products incorporating Spec 2.0 of the HDBaseT Standard. The new testing and certification services conform to the Compliance Test Specification for Spec 2.0 of the HDBaseT standard (CTS 2.0) […]

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Premier Ships LMVSP Press and Release Pop Out Ultra-Slim Mount for Portrait Display Applications

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Premier’s new LMVSP mount is a so-called Press and Release Pop Out Ultra-Slim mount that’s designed to be used when mounting a monitor in portrait orientation. Using the industry’s first Press & Release design feature, which offers service access in under five seconds with just a gentle press to the display, the LMVS also has […]

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Crestron Ships RL 2

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Crestron’s RL 2 is the company’s second generation Microsoft Lync and Skype for Business collaboration system. The RL 2 codec claims a number of new features including a fully integrated DigitalMedia receiver, native Crestron Fusion connectivity for room monitoring, multiple audio input configurations, and versatile mounting options. Crestron RL 2 includes a TSW-style touch screen […]

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HARMAN’s dbx Ships 676 Tube Mic Pre Channel Strip

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HARMAN-owned dbx today announced the 676 Tube Mic Pre Channel Strip is now shipping. The dbx 676 is a vacuum tube-based microphone preamplifier that employs a high-gain, Class preamp section based around a 12AU7 vacuum tube that can be adjusted to be clean and pure-sounding or dirty and full of harmonic character. The 676 incorporates […]

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AVF’s T526 RDY2GO Table Is Industry’s Most ‘Huddle-Ready’

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Audio Video Furniture has designed the perfect huddle room. Dubbed the T526 RDY2GO it seats up to 6-people and it features a slim base – which houses PC components, switchers, DAs and even accommodates cable management — and, best of all, it allows for custom cutouts for accommodating your electronics grommets/cubby’s for easy plug in […]

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Revolabs Announces FLX UC 1500 for Large Conferencing Environments

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Revolabs today unveiled its all-new FLX UC 1500 IP conference phone — a USB solution lets users add two directional microphones and bridge calls between VoIP and UC desktop applications. With the option to add two directional microphones, the FLX UC 1500 easily extends the solution’s voice pickup range in order to satisfy the intelligibility […]

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Almo Professional A/V and the HDBaseT Alliance Join to Offer Installer Expert Program

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Almo Pro A/V and the HDBaseT Alliance have announced that the HDBaseT Installer Expert Program will be available for the first time outside a major industry tradeshow during Almo’s E4 AV Tour. The program provides attendees with an HDBaseT Expert Certificate and InfoComm CTS Renewal Units and is available on the spring leg of the […]

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