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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Panasonic’s DSE Debuts Include 4K and Video Walls

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At the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, Panasonic launched the new LFE8U LCD display series that’s aimed at a cost-vs-performance sweet spot. This TH-65LFE8U includes a narrow and even bezel width of 7.5 mm for top and sides and 10.5 mm for bottom and even includes a networked built-in signage player that allows video […]

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Revolabs Ships FLX UC 1000 VoIP Conference Phone Supporting IP and USB Connectivity

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Revolabs is now shipping its FLX UC 1000 IP and USB conference phone that includes UC and collaboration settings with bridging capabilities between VoIP and UC desktop applications. Featuring both VoIP and USB audio support, the Revolabs FLX UC 1000 conference phone is designed for IP telephony environments, both on-premises and in the cloud. The […]

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BenQ Launches New 5,000 Lumen SU917 Projector

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BenQ America has introduced its new SU917 Colorific projector aimed at large venues. Featuring 5,000 lumens of brightness, high 7000:1 contrast ratio and WUXGA resolution, BenQ’s all-new SU917 projector equips presenters with content-display capabilities that make images fly off the screen, even in rooms with ambient light. Incredibly easy to set up, the device’s 1.5x […]

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InFocus Expands Q Series Handheld Tablet Line

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InFocus has released three new 10.1-inch, Windows 8.1 tablets specifically designed for use in school and at work. The second-generation InFocus Q Tablet series now consists of the INP-120Q for consumers, INP-120Q-ED for use in schools and INP-120Q-PR for business. Each of the new models features a 10.1-inch display, a version of the Window 8.1 […]

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Phoenix Audio Technologies Unveils Smart Spider

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Phoenix Audio Technologies just launched something called the Smart Spider, a USB speakerphone for medium- to large-sized conference rooms that can also connect to smart devices, tablets or video codecs with the ability to bridge between the different interfaces. Integrated with echo-cancelling, noise suppression, automatic gain control and an intuitive user interface, Smart Spider’s beamforming […]

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Extron Adds New Architectural Models to USB Extender Plus Series

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Extron just launched new models to the USB Extender Plus Series, a family of products that extend signals from USB peripheral devices located up to 330 feet (100 meters) away from the host computer using a single CATx cable. The USB Extender Plus AAP fits into a double‑space Architectural Adapter Plate – AAP opening, providing […]

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Pakedge Device & Software Intros Three New Lines of Switches

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Pakedge Device & Software has introduced three new lines of switches: the fully managed, top tier SX-Series switches, the powerful and affordable SK-Series switches, and the mid-line SE-Series switches. The SX-Series switches will feature a simple GUI for both traffic management and dynamic configuration to manage large volumes of streaming traffic.  In addition to the […]

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Via Will Debut an Android-Based Sub-$200 Media Player at DSE

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VIA Technologies just told rAVe that it will announce a line of commercial-grade Android digital signage players at DSE 2015, including the VIA ALTA DS 2, which runs dual displays in extended mode and outputs 4K on a single display. The VIA ALTA DS Series features a choice of single and dual display Android-based media […]

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Beale Street Audio Intros In-Ceiling Subwoofers

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Beale Street Audio just launched two in-ceiling powered subwoofers in the form of the 6.5 and 8-inch ICS6 and ICS8. Beale Street says the challenge for in-ceiling and in-wall subwoofers has been to produce deep, low frequency effects without damaging walls and creating sonic artifacts in the room. Beale Street Audio claims that its patented […]

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Extron ShareLink Collaboration Gateway Ships

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Extron is now shipping its new ShareLink 200 N Collaboration Gateway — Network Version, which enables anyone to present content from a personal device. This new version of ShareLink does not include an integrated wireless access point; rather, it works with the facility’s existing wireless network to allow content sharing from mobile devices. Supported devices […]

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Medialon to Launch New Overture Control System at ISE

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Medialon’s new Overture is being marketed as a first of its kind “enterprise-class AV Control Software.” Medialon Overture is an effective enterprise-wide AV control software. It controls, monitors, and automates thousands of AV devices in multiple locations, integrates with IT services, and delivers a dedicated person-based user interface. Overture eliminates the cost and burden of […]

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Boeckeler to Launch CPN-5800 Mini Pointmaker Annotation System at ISE 2015

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Boeckeler Instruments announced that the launch of its smallest annotation system yet and it will debut at ISE. Dubbed the Pointmaker CPN-5800, it’s a small live streaming annotation system designed installations. With two inputs and two outputs (VGA and HDMI), the CPN-5800 can be easily used in large installations as an input to (and output […]

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