Attero Tech Ships Bluetooth Audio Networked Solutions

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Attero Tech is shipping two new Bluetooth audio interfaces. Not to be confused with consumer Bluetooth interfaces, the Attero Tech unBT2A and unD6IO-BT are the first Bluetooth-enabled audio devices designed specifically for use with commercially installed AV systems. Attero Tech also released its new unDNEMO-BT, the world’s first Bluetooth-enabled, Dante network audio monitor. Both Attero […]

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Planar Systems Acquires NaturalPoint

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Planar Systems, a Leyard company, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire NaturalPoint, a company that’s in the optical tracking and motion capture solutions markets, for $125 million in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition brings Planar closer to strategic opportunities in augmented and virtual reality and in other market […]

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Fulcrum Acoustic Helps Musicians and Audiences Connect at the Stone Mountain Arts Center

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Brownfield, ME – November 2016… The Stone Mountain Arts Center is a 200-seat, timber frame music hall nestled in the scenic foothills of the White Mountains in Brownfield, Maine. A labor of love and dream fulfilled for owner/musician Carol Noonan, the Center provides a unique venue for national artists who love the idea of connecting with small […]

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Datapath x4 at the heart of dazzling Mercedes-Benz launch event

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Datapath technology proved central to a highly creative, multimedia launch event for the new Mercedes-Benz Travego at the company’s Turkish dealership in Istanbul. Two Datapath x4 display controllers were deployed in the set-up by regional system integrator, Front Pictures Studio, in order to output signals to a large number of projectors from a single server. […]

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Optoma Launches Redesigned Line of Projectors Built for Small Business, Education and Corporate Markets

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Optoma today announced 10 new and redesigned projectors aimed at education, small business and corporate markets. The new projectors are: Optoma S321 is an entry-level SVGA projector designed for small classrooms and meeting rooms. It has 3,200 lumens of brightness and a 22,000:1 contrast ratio, weighs four pounds, has a VGA input, and costs $289. […]

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Audinate Announces Dante Via and Dante Virtual Soundcard Bundle for $59.95

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Audinate has announced the availability of its Dante Software “Combo Pack,” combining licenses for Dante Via and Dante Virtual Soundcard for only $59.95. This bundle apparently represents a 25 percent savings over purchasing the software separately. The Dante Software Combo Pack provides the ultimate in computer-based audio flexibility and creativity, including: Record up to 64 […]

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Epson Debuts New PowerLite 2000-Series Portable Projectors

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Epson today announced the new Epson PowerLite 2000-Series. The series features nine projectors that are designed for business meetings, large boardrooms, lecture halls, classrooms, and houses of worship. The PowerLite 2000-Series includes up to 5,500 lumens of color brightness and 5,500 lumens of white brightness, in addition to full HD 1080p support and comes equipped […]

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Nureva Launches Mobile HD Collaboration Cart

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Nureva Inc just launched the new Nureva Span MC306i visual collaboration system, a full HD mobile cart. The MC306i is purpose-built for Span software, which supports ideation, design, planning and other activities by groups that need to be immersed in visual information. The mobile Span system integrates a full HD 1080p solid-state, interactive projector and […]

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Cinemas Procinal brings the excellence of Christie Vive Audio sound and Christie Solaria projection to its new multiplex in La Ceja

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Bogota, Colombia – (October 26, 2016) – Christie®, a leader in creating and delivering the world’s best visual and audio experiences, is pleased to announce that Cinemas Procinal La Ceja is Colombia’s first multiplex to adopt the Christie Vive Audio™ sound system. This four-screen theater is located in the Viva La Ceja shopping mall in […]

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NEC Europe Launches Another WUXGA Native But 4K-Capable, Laser Installation Projector

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NEC Display Solutions Europe today launched the PX1004UL laser phosphor projector. Offering maintenance-free operation for up to 20,000 hours and spec’d at up to 10,000 ANSI lumens brightness, the PX1004UL completes NEC’s Solid State Light (SSL) source line-up of projectors with 5,000, 6,000, 8,000, 10,000 and 12,000 ANSI lumens. Using Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology […]

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BenQ Gets Distribution Deal with Google’s Collaboration Panel, Jamboard

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BenQ America today announced it will exclusively bring to market Jamboard, a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) touch-enabled device aimed at enhancing collaboration in the enterprise workplace. Headlining BenQ’s portfolio of interactive flat panels (IFPs), the 55-inch Jamboard is part of Google’s collaboration line of products called G Suite — designed for conference room or […]

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Award-Winning and ‘Technically Perfect,’ A Revolutionary Building That Has It All

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Recipient of the prestigious Building Office Management Owner’s Toby Award for outstanding building of the year, the KBS-owned Spear Street office building in San Francisco managed by Cushman and Wakefield provides tenants with everything they need to work smarter and more effectively, featuring amenities such as world class video conferencing and touchscreen display-powered conference rooms. […]

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Why & When to Hire a Third-Party AV Consultant

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By Victoria Ferrari Account Executive at Synergy CT Sometimes, choosing a technology partner feels like going on a blind date. You may have some idea of what they’re all about, you might even meet once or twice and get to know them a little more, but in the end, it’s scary. How do you really […]

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Sennheiser Expands SpeechLine Digital Wireless Product Line

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Sennheiser is expanding its SpeechLine Digital Wireless system with new products including two fully wireless Tablestand units, a Qi-based wireless charging solution and a new network enabled charging unit. SL Tablestand 153-S DW and SL Tablestand 133-S DW: Sennheiser has created two new wireless base units featuring wireless charging by induction, the SL Tablestand 153-S […]

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Barco Intros weConnect Aimed at Colleges and Universities

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Barco today launched something I saw at InfoComm, but they waited until today to debut — it’s called weConnect. This collaborative learning solution (aimed exclusively at higher education) gives both teachers and students all the connectivity, interactivity and information exchange tools they need to enable educational institutions to evolve from a teacher-centric to a student-centric […]

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All Things Post Podcasts with TASCAM MiNiSTUDIO Creator

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Tampa, FL – October 2016…Founded by digital media producer and director Niel Guilarte, Wildstyle Media Group specializes in creating high-end digital content for film, TV, and more. In addition to serving as Chief Creative Officer, Guilarte is also the host of All Things Post, a highly acclaimed podcast for people working in audio post-production. When […]

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K-array Helps Siena College Power Up Student Union

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Siena College, an independent liberal arts college in Loudonville, New York, recently underwent renovations to its audio system and selected K-array as its choice for unobtrusive, high-quality loudspeakers. The school required a sound system at its multipurpose student lounge “Casey’s” for public addresses as well as sound reinforcement for DJ and live performances with many […]

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TANNOY QFlex Tames Acoustics for Albuquerque Church

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The sanctuary at Central United Methodist Church, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a long, shot gun style room that seats up to 1,000 congregants at every service. The room features traditional architecture with an abundance of hard surfaces that create a reverberant space and wreaks havoc on vocal intelligibility. During a recent sanctuary renovation, […]

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Diversified Launches Visual Huddle Cloud-Based Collaboration Service

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Diversified’s cloud-based conferencing solution, Visual Huddle, is the re-launch of their TI-VMRplus service. They are offering three different licensing models: My Meeting Video Content sharing Integrated directories Visual Huddle provides video, voice and recording capabilities on a secure, redundant and high capacity private global network enabling connectivity to over 12,000 cities across more than 190 […]

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K-array Parties on the Vegas Strip with TAO Group’s Beauty & Essex

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Just opened at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Beauty & Essex is a partnership with TAO Group and acclaimed chef personality and restaurateur Chris Santos. A sophisticated, jewel-toned spot with vintage decor offering New American plates, drinks and wine, Beauty & Essex is a pawn shop-themed concept restaurant and the latest to open right off […]

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NEC Targets Health-Conscious with TCO Certified Desktop Displays

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NEC Display Solutions today launched the MultiSync EA245WMi and EX241UN, a series of 24-inch ultra-narrow bezel desktop displays suitable for use in environments such as corporate office and finance trading floors. NEC says these are designed with attention to healthcare in mind. Thanks to the built-in ‘Low Blue Light Plus’ technology, users’ eyes are protected […]

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Audio-Technica ATUC-50 Digital Wired Discussion System Gives STR-Miami Ultimate Control

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STOW, OH, September 28, 2016 — STR-Miami, a leading South Florida AV systems integration company that specializes in live-event production, has been an ardent fan of Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology, products and systems for over 50 years. The company, which provides AVL services and design production for meetings, conventions, conferences, resorts, fashion […]

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Extron Room Scheduling Now Integrates with Microsoft Office 365

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Extron just announced the their Room Agent version 1.2 software turns TouchLink Pro touchpanels into full-featured booking appliances that conveniently display a room’s meeting information and availability. With Room Agent, the touchpanels require no programming, as they simply become a client of Microsoft Exchange. In addition to supporting Microsoft Exchange, the latest version of Room […]

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K-array’s Firenze System Impresses at Rock In Rio Festival in Lisbon

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Rock in Rio is one of the largest, most recognized music festivals in the world, with several global affiliations. With K-array featured at this year’s Rock In Rio in Lisbon, there was something noticeably missing from the festival lineup: large, heavy speaker boxes! Held in Portugal’s capital at Parque da Bella Vista, K-array’s top-of-the-line Firenze […]

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Audinate Updates Dante Via with Multichannel and ASIO Support

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Audinate has announced the immediate worldwide availability of Dante Via version 1.1, an update that includes ASIO support. Other features include: Multichannel application support – up to 16×16 channels per application Support for high performance ASIO device drivers on Windows PCs Source mixes with individual level controls for stereo destinations Ability to append channels when […]

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Kramer Launches Short-Range Wireless System for HDMI in KW-14

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The Kramer KW-14 is a pre-associated (pre-programmed to match) HDMI transmitter/receiver pair for short-range wireless AV distribution for presentation and multimedia environments such as meeting rooms, event spaces and classrooms. The KW-14T and KW-14R are a high-definition, wireless, HDMI transmitter/receiver pair for indoor use. Up to four KW-14R receivers can receive from one KW-14T transmitter […]

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