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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Extron Ships ShareLink 200 Wireless BYOD Collaboration Gateway

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A couple of months ago, we wrote about Extron’s entry into the wireless sharing world and told you how this one was different than those from Crestron, Barco and AMX since it includes a moderator mode, 30 fps video playback and because of the fact that you can share content to up to four ShareLink […]

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Chief Updates the Integrated Interactive System for Epson BrightLink at ISE 2015

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Chief will show an updated Chief Integrated Interactive System, an all-in-one design that brings together Chief mounts and Da-Lite screen technology to create a unified solution for the new Epson BrightLink Pro 1430Wi and Brightlink 595Wi. For one, the Da-Lite board surface is now optimized for this finger touch capability in addition to the pen […]

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Rotel Introduces New RSP-1582 Reference Surround Processor

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Rotel Electronics has just launched what it’s calling a “reference” surround processor: the RSP-1582. Rotel says the DACs in the RSP-1582 preamp/processor consist of six 24-bit/192kHz  Wolfson WM8740 chips, four dedicated DACs for the front left, front right, center and subwoofer channels and shared stereo DACs for the rear and surround channels. Also included is […]

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7thSense to Show 8K Media Server at ISE 2015

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7thSense Design has announced the latest version of its Delta Infinity Media Server line, the Infinity III, will manage and play 8K (60Hz) resolution content uncompressed 3GB/S playback capable. Features include full timeline control, warp, blend, full dome and abstract mesh screen modes. According to 7thSense, Infinity III promises solid playback for high complex projection […]

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DENON Intros Four New Loudspeakers Aimed at Meeting Room Installs

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Following the introduction of the company’s compact DN-304SAM audio monitors, Denon Professional, introduced four loudspeakers for conference rooms and meeting spaces. The announcement includes the bi-amplified two-way DN-306SA and DN-308SA, and tri-amplified three-way DN-506SA and DN-508SA. Designed for presentations, collaborative discussions and critical multimedia playback, the Denon Professional DN-306SA and DN-308SA offer the following specs: […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Professional Debuts SRX800 Series Portable Powered Loudspeakers

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JBL Professional today announced the introduction of its SRX800 Series portable powered loudspeakers that integrate both JBL transducers and Crown DriveCore amplifiers. JBL SRX800 Series models include the 12-inch two-way SRX812P, 15-inch two-way SRX812P, dual 15-inch three-way SRX835P, 18-inch SRX818SP subwoofer and the SRX828SP, the world’s only dual-18-inch powered subwoofer at this price point. The […]

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Behringer Intros Small Format Mixer With MP3 Player

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The Behringer XENYX QX602MP3 is a 6-input/2-bus small format mixer with XENYX Mic Preamps, British EQs, a built-in MP3 player and a Multi-FX engine. The ultra-compact mixer’s six inputs (two mic, two stereo) feature onboard studio-grade XENYX Mic Preamps with available phantom power, as well as the Company’s so-called “British” channel EQs, which are modeled […]

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Audio-Technica Introduces System 10 PRO Rack-Mount Digital Wireless System

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Audio-Technica just launched a new System 10 PRO rack-mountable Digital Wireless System, the latest addition to the growing range of A-T System 10 wireless solutions. Like all System 10 models, the System 10 PRO Rack-Mount operates in the 2.4 GHz range and the rack-mount chassis houses one or two receiver units that can be operated […]

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BenQ Now Shipping RP840G Interactive 4K Display

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On the heels of Microsoft’s release, BenQ America has announced that it is now shipping its 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) RP840G 84″ flat-panel display. Designed for classrooms and collaborative boardroom settings, as well as digital signage applications, the 84-inch multitouch panel provides an exceptional 10 interactive touch points, multi-PC touch control via USB, and uses their […]

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HARMAN’s Crown Ships XLi Series Affordable Power Amplifiers

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HARMAN’s Crown is now shipping its XLi Series, four amplifiers that are aimed at the entry-level system buyer. The new XLi3500, XLi2500, XLi1500 and XLi800 deliver 1,000, 500, 330 and 200 watts per channel, respectively (into 8 ohms; 2,700, 1,500, 900 and 600 watts in bridged mode into 8 ohms). All models feature user-selectable input […]

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Extron Introduces NetPA Compact Audio Power Amplifiers with Dante

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Extron’s new NetPA 502 AT and NetPA 1001-70V AT are both half rack 1U, convection cooled power amplifiers equipped with Dante digital audio networking. The NetPA 502 AT delivers two channels of 50 watts into 4 ohms, and the NetPA 1001-70V AT provides a single channel of 100 watts at 70 volts. NetPA amplifiers can […]

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Mackie Intros New DL32R Digital Live Sound Mixer

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Mackie just debuted its new DL32R 32-Channel Wireless Digital Mixer with iPad Control. The Mackie DL32R features a mix of professional I/O in an compact 3U rackmount design. Each of the 32 inputs (24 XLR, 8 XLR/TRS combo) feature Mackie’s all-new Onyx+ recallable mic preamps, with remote control over preamp gain and phantom power. Fully-assignable […]

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Casio Aims New LED Projector at ED Market

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Casio America just launched a new entry-level projector with its EcoLite XJ-V1, aimed at the education market and featuring Casio’s 5th generation LASER & LED Hybrid Light Source technology. This LampFree light source combines a laser, fluorescent element and LEDs to generate high brightness spec of 2,700 lumens and a 20,000 hour estimated lifespan. Casio’s […]

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Cambridge Sound Management Announces Qt Command Center Software that Allows Control of Sound Masking Across Multiple Locations

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Cambridge Sound Management (CSM) has announced the Qt Command Center – an enterprise software application that allows administrators to manage multiple networked QtPro sound masking systems anywhere in the world from a single dashboard. The Qt Command Center allows facility managers or IT administrators to set up and update the settings on any Qt Control […]

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Extron Adds DTP CrossPoint 84 Presentation Matrix Switcher Model

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Extron’s all-new DTP CrossPoint 84 is a new 8 x 4 switcher with an integrated control processor or amplifier, adding another model to the company’s family of DTP CrossPoint matrix switchers. The 2U (rack-unit) DTP CrossPoint 84 is basically a system hub as it’s an 8×4 matrix switcher with 4K inputs and outputs, includes two […]

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Extron Introduces iPad Control App for TouchLink and MediaLink

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Extron is pleased to introduce Extron Control, a new app that gives users complete access to any Extron control system, directly from their iPad. After a quick initial setup, the iPad connects to the desired room, allowing for complete control. The app automatically loads the user interfaces present on any Extron control product without a […]

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TFCinfo’s 2015 Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study Hits Market

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TFCinfo today announced the completion of its “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2015.” This is the 13th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted to measure projector brand strength among experienced projector users and purchasers across the five most important market segments in the AV industry: large corporations, small/medium […]

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Boeckeler Instruments Annotation Switcher Adds Streaming to iPad

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Boeckeler Instruments’ latest upgrades to the Pointmaker CPN-6000 includes there ability for live streaming on the annotation system allow it to perform as what they refer to as “the heart of an AV system.” The HDCP-compliant CPN-6000 scaler receives up to nine video inputs in composite, Y/C, VGA and HDMI formats, and scales them to […]

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DENON Introduces ENVOI

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Denon Professional today launched something it’s calling Envoi, which is basically a portable, wireless sound system. Perfect for entertainment events and public speaking engagements, this compact, easily­ transportable system solves the dilemma of amplifying voices and music to a large audience when there is no access to AC power. The Envoi is fully wireless, with […]

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Samsung, Oculus and the Other “Rift”

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Oculus (the Facebook-owned virtual reality company) has teamed up with Samsung to create the Gear VR Innovator Edition, a development kit for mobile virtual reality. Leveraging only the Samsung GALAXY Note 4 (Samsung will have to do additional engineering work to make the new Innovator Edition work with other phones), the Gear VR Innovator Edition […]

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Plugfest Shows AES67 Is “Not Vaporware”

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We know what you’re thinking: What’s AES67? AES67, a standard for audio over IP, promises interoperability between previously competing audio-over-IP systems and could solve network interoperation between systems. AES67 is a “Switzerland” of standards so the different IP based audio networking products currently fighting it out in the market, such as Dante, Livewire, Q-LAN and […]

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Extron Ships Two New IP Link Pro Control Processors

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The new Extron IPL Pro CR88 and IPL Pro IRS8 control processors are now shipping. The IPL Pro CR88 features eight contact closure inputs and eight relay ports, while the IPL Pro IRS8 features eight one-way IR/serial ports. These compact, high-performance IP Link Pro control processors are loaded with features inherent to the IP Link […]

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Extron Shipping MediaLink Plus Controller with Ethernet Device Control

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Extron is already shipping its new MLC Plus 84 D — a two-gang Ethernet controller used for controlling common AV functions such as power, input switching and volume. As part of the new MediaLink Plus Series, it is designed with more powerful features, enhanced security and Ethernet control. It has eleven back-lit soft touch buttons […]

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Audinate to Hold AV Networking World Conference Again at ISE

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Dante AV Networking World is taking place Feb. 9 at the Amsterdam Holiday Inn starting at 9 a.m. This event will feature panel discussions, presentations and workshops showing Dante in action. The interactive panel discussions and presentations will be conducted by leading industry design consultants, AV installation contractors, IT networking experts, and well-known professional audio […]

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