Stewart Filmscreen to Launch New Phantom High Ambient Light Rejecting Screen at CEDIA

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Stewart Filmscreen will unveil something they are calling Phantom HALR, a high ambient light rejecting projection screen material. A flexible front projection material ideally designed for fixed-frame wall screen or electric roller screen applications, Phantom HALR is designed for day and night applications. The Phantom HALR black screen technology has what Stewart is saying are […]

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BrightSign Unveils New Digital Signage Players

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BrightSign today announced the first major overhaul of the company’s players in nearly two years. BrightSign’s lineup of digital signage media players has been completely redesigned and will ship with a portfolio of technology updates including an M.2 interface for Wi-Fi antennae or a solid-state drive (M.2 SSD). BrightSign’s free BrightAuthor software and the BrightSign […]

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Eiki’s New EK-300 Series is Aimed at Meeting Rooms

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Eiki International just debuted the EK-300 Meeting Room Series Projectors — all three models are 3LCD and include their new flagship EK-300U with 5,000 ANSI lumens (at WUXGA resolution) the EK-301W with 5,100 ANSI lumens (WXGA resolution) and the EK-302X with 5,600 ANSI lumens (XGA resolution). Common to all three models in the EK-300 Series […]

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Creating Visual Experiences Through Sightlines — Part 1: The Need for Collaboration

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In a recent article in Church Designer Magazine, author and design leader Chuck Hultstrand provides an excellent overview of the key elements required to create visual experiences through the use of integrated sightlines. With this article as our inspiration, we will use his writings as a launch pad for a series of upcoming blogs. The […]

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Draper’s New Profile Design Is Industry’s Biggest Thin Bezel Screen

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Draper’s completely redesigned Profile fixed screen has only a ½ inch thin bezel frame yet, is available in sizes up to 30 feet wide — this is perfect for HomeAV and digital signage applications as the Profile gives the projected image a “flat panel look.” Draper says that size isn’t the Profile’s only advantage as […]

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TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO Line Ships

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Internet broadcasting and production are easier than ever with new TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO-series personal audio interfaces. The TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO Personal US-32 is an easily affordable solution for Internet broadcasting, supplying the key tools you need, while delivering excellent audio quality. The MiNiSTUDIO Creator US-42 has all the podcasting features of the MiNiSTUDIO Personal and adds a […]

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Stratacache Acquires Scala — Good News in the Jungle

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The August 15, 2016 announcement by Dayton-headquartered STRATACACHE of its acquisition of Scala, the high-profile digital signage software supplier is good news for end users, providers of the place-based media and the industry at large. STRATACACHE operates over 1.5 million software and appliance installations for more than 425 end user organizations including Wal-Mart, McDonalds, Lowes, […]

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Elite Screen’s Manual Grande Large-Venue Screens Debut

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Elite Screens believes there’s a strong demand for manual screens again — so they are launching a new line of them. The Manual Grande is designed to accommodate large group presentations and its operation incorporates a bead-chain-clutch system similar to the mechanism used in controlling large window drapes. Elite Screens claims this is important because […]

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Apogee Intros MiC 96K USB Microphone

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Apogee Electronics has announced the MiC 96k for Windows and Mac. MiC 96k is a professional 96kHz, 24-bit USB microphone that’s designed to capture vocals, voice overs, podcasts and acoustic musical instruments on a Windows or Mac computer. With MiC 96k and your laptop you can make studio-quality recordings anywhere. Features: Cardioid condenser microphone Up […]

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TURBOSOUND Ships Flagship FLASHLINE Monitors

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TURBOSOUND has today announced the shipping of its flagship FLASHLINE MONITORS range of two-way loudspeakers. Designed primarily as stage monitors, they also accommodate a wide range of portable speech and music sound reinforcement applications. The flagship range consists of four models, two 12” and two 15” models, the TFM122M and TFM152M switchable passive/bi-amp loudspeakers, as […]

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Audinate’s Dante Provides “Rock Solid” Audio Networking for Coca-Cola London Eye and Southbank Attractions

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LONDON, UK — AUGUST 2016: Leading visitor experiences company Merlin Entertainments has revealed that it is making extensive use of Audinate’s Dante audio networking technology at a variety of its London attractions. These include a number of popular sites on the city’s South Bank, including the Coca-Cola London Eye, SEA LIFE London Aquarium and Shrek’s […]

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James Loudspeaker Adds a High-Output Small Aperture Architectural Speaker

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James Loudspeaker has added to their lineup of Small Aperture (SA) architectural speakers with the introduction of the 63SA-7HO high-output in-ceiling loudspeaker. The 63SA-7HO is a three-way speaker system featuring greater sensitivity than prior models and a new 6.5-inch woofer capable of higher output. The James Loudspeaker 63SA-7HO features what hey claim is “aircraft-grade” aluminum […]

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Image Colors Matter — Choose an Inorganic LCD Projector

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In a side by side comparison of color display, the Inorganic LCD Projector was far superior to a single chip DLP projector.  This is most noticeable for customers who are creating marketing materials for display use.  Just imagine spending hours on creating a new brand with a variety of colors, handpicked by you and your […]

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BenQ Launches CH100 LED Projector Aimed at Meeting Room Market

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BenQ America today announced the availability of the 1080p resolution CH100, the company’s first portable LED projector and using single-chip DLP. Covering a wide color gamut of 90 percent NTSC, the CH100 reproduces the sRGB color standard and has five picture modes — Graphic sRGB, Motion Graphics, Lectures, Vivid Color and Cinema settings. Powered by […]

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Extron Thinks Globally with New Flex55 System Featuring Worldwide AV Connectivity

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Extron’s new Flex55 series of connectivity mounting solutions is globally-focused in that it works to specify in any country in the world! Flex55 consists of modules, mounting frames, and enclosures that work with all standard EU mounting systems. Designed for global-compatibility, Flex55 modular, interchangeable components can be installed almost anywhere, including Europe, Asia, North America […]

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InFocus Intros Mondopad Ultra

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InFocus today announced Mondopad Ultra — a new line of what InFocus is calling “premium” of high-end multi-touch collaboration displays. The Mondopad Ultra is available in 80-inch and 85-inch screen sizes. The InFocus Mondopad offers both digital whiteboard and videoconferencing capabilities as well as it allows team members in multiple locations to see and hear […]

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Comprehensive Intros CHE-HDBT300U HDBaseT 2.0 4K Extender with USB

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Comprehensive Connectivity just debuted a 4K-capabale HDBaseT 2.0 Extender with USB convergence and Transmitter and Receiver (CHE-HDBT300U) capable of sending HDMI up to 330 feet using Cat5e/6/7 cable. The CHE-HDBT300U allows the transmission of HDBaseT (5Play) features that include 4K2K@60Hz (YCbCr 4:2:0) video, audio, control (IR or RS232), Power over Ethernet (PoE) and an Ethernet […]

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Canon Unveils New REALiS 4K501ST 4K Projector

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Canon today unveiled the REALiS 4K501ST LCoS (reflective LCD) 4K resolution projector that includes two HDMI 2.0 inputs with HDCP 2.2 support. Using a native 4K LCoS chip at 4096×2400, the projector si spec’d at 5,000 lumens and is capable of displaying 4K content at 60Hz via a single HDMI cable (4:2:0 chroma sampling, however) […]

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Symetrix Enables the Call of the Wild at Omaha Zoo

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Omaha, NE – July 2016… Named the “world’s best zoo” by TripAdvisor in 2014, the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is Nebraska’s biggest paid-attendance attraction. Exhibits include one of the world’s largest indoor rainforest exhibits, the world’s largest indoor desert (housed in the world’s largest glazed geodesic dome), the largest cat complex in North America, and […]

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Eiki Adds Three New DLP Projectors to Conference Series — the EK-610U, EK-611W, and EK-612X

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Eiki introduces the EK-610U, EK-611W, and EK-612X are part of Eiki’s Conference Series Projectors – all single-chip DLP’s. The EK-610U is spec’d at 6,500 ANSI lumens and WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, the EK-611W is a 6,500 ANSI lumens at WXGA (1280×800) resolution and the EK-612X offers 7,000 ANSI lumens with XGA (1024×768) resolution. All three models […]

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New BenQ Entry-Level Projectors Aimed at Home and Small Business

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BenQ America today introduced new additions to its M5 Series – the MS527E, MX528E and MW529E projectors. All three are spec’d at 3,300 lumens, have two HDMI ports, and are also integrated with BenQ’s Colorific image technology and SmartEco technology. The MS527E is SVGA (800×600) ‎resolution, the MX528E is XGA (1024×768) ‎resolution and the MW529E […]

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Chief Adds Dynamic Height Adjust to Fusion

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Chief is now shipping the new Fusion Dynamic Height Adjust Mounts to provide instant, tool-free height adjustment and greater accessibility to interactive displays. DHA Mounts are faster to position than electric display mounts and can be combined with a range of fusion accessories. Features include: Mobile, wall and floor-supported solutions available Height adjustable box allows […]

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Digital Projection Adds Two New High-Brightness Budget Laser Projectors to E-Vision Series

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Digital Projection International (DPI) recently launched two new high-lumen, budget-oriented E-Vision laser projectors. Building on the success of the E-Vision Laser 8500, DPI debuted an E-Vision Laser 6500 and 7500. These displays bring a variety of price points, capabilities and installation flexibility to the already recognized E-Vision series. The E-Vision Laser 6500 is specified at […]

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InfoComm Releases New Standard for Display Image Size

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InfoComm International has announced the release of a new standard for sizing displayed images for audiovisual systems: ANSI/INFOCOMM V202.01:2016, Display Image Size for 2D Content in Audiovisual Systems. Displays are essential to the working process in many environments, and viewers depend on the displayed image to convey information efficiently. Currently, the methods audiovisual professionals use […]

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Audio-Technica Intros ATUC-50 Digital Wired Discussion System

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Audio-Technica has introduced the ATUC-50 Digital Wired Discussion System – including the ATUC-50CU control unit, ATUC-50DU discussion units and the ATUC-M43H and ATUC-M58H gooseneck microphones. The ATUC-50 system provides 24-bit/48 kHz uncompressed digital audio, multi-mode operation, a 12-band feedback suppressor, ability to record a meeting directly to a mass storage device on the front of […]

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Audio-Technica Offers New ES931 Six-Inch Condenser Gooseneck Microphone

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Audio-Technica has introduced its new ES931 Six-Inch Condenser Gooseneck Microphone, available in multiple configurations to meet the varied needs of system integrators and their end users. Broadly, there are three classifications under the ES931 umbrella: the ES931PM gooseneck microphone with standard AT8534 wall/ceiling plate power module; ATND931 Dante model with ATND8734 Dante wall/ceiling plate power […]

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Epson Now Shipping Pro G7000-Series Large Venue Projectors

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Epson today announced the new Epson Pro G7000-Series large venue projectors are now shipping. The new Pro G7000-Series features 8,000 lumens of color brightness and 8,000 lumens of white brightness and is the world’s first zero-offset ultra short-throw lens with 0.35 throw ratio. Perfect for digital signage applications as well as large venues like auditoriums, […]

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Catchbox Is Proof that Simplicity (and Creativity) Matters

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There’s no mic that’s simpler than the Catchbox – literally a crowd-microphone that is housed in a custom box that you throw around a room to allow attendees to actively participate in a meeting by asking questions (and mic’ing them so the rest of the room can hear them. The mic quality is decent, but […]

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NEC Adds Touch Table Display to 55″ and 65″ 4K InGlass Touch Displays

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NEC Display Solutions Europe has announced a series of 55- and 65-inch Ultra High Definition (UHD) displays that feature advanced filtering techniques, ensuring a consistent and responsive multi-touch experience. The new MultiSync X551UHD and X651UHD-2 InGlass touch displays are designed to be used as touch tables, making them ideal for industries where applications are used […]

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