Nureva Launches Microphone Array and Immersive Wrap-Around SPAN System at InfoComm 2016

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Nureva’s new HDL-300 is the company’s first entry into the audio market. It’s basically a microphone array in a speaker-bar-like configuration designed to solve all meeting room mic issues by creating over 8100 virtual mics and allows you to pick up audio (equally) from anywhere in a room (up to 20’x20’). I hooked up with […]

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Our Exclusive Interview with Barco CEO Eric Van Zele

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Just a day after announcing their 2015 financial results and earnings,  Barco CEO Eric Van Zele sat down with me in an exclusive video interview at ISE 2016 in Amsterdam. In addition to discussing the earnings report, he’s very frank about what they plan invest in with the over €250 Million in cash Barco is […]

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Worried About Security with Control Systems? We Asked Crestron’s Security Expert What to Do

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Crestron’s Toine Leerentveld is the control system security expert. I caught up with him at ISE and asked him about the industry’s current concerns with the security of control systems and what Crestron is doing to address it. He also tells me about a security guide that Crestron has to help integrators deal with this […]

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dnp Debuts LaserPanel and LaserPanel Touch All-in-One Box Packaged Systems

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dnp is packaging an optical 100” screen and a short-throw laser-phosphor 1-chip DLP projector in a packaged system called LaserPanel. LaserPanel is a prepackaged system that dnp is marketing towards AV integrators looking for a box-systems approach to selling against flat-panel systems in meeting rooms and schools. A 100″ Interactive LCD would cost well over […]

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Medialon Wows ISE 2016 with Overture Freebies and Templates

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Medialon first exhibited at ISE 2015 to launch into the EMEA market. Medialon Overture is a cloud-based control system that allows you to control from one to hundreds of rooms, see real-time data from devices, and serve dynamically generated HTML interfaces (GUIs that are user-specific). The convergence of AV and IT is no longer just […]

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Newline Interactive Demos TRUTOUCH X7

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Newline launched its 70” TRUTOUCH X7 last year at ISE and this year they’re debuting their X5 Interactive display with integrated videoconferencing, touch, wireless content transmission and whiteboarding. Newline Chief Marketing Officer Betty Lu demo’d both their new 50” X5 with their built-in interactive software as well as its X7 with third-party interactive touch software […]

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Why Crestron Stopped Exhibiting at CEDIA – The Facts and My Opinion of the Impact on CEDIA

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                  Update: So, now there’s no more guessing as to why Crestron pulled out of CEDIA as I literally got the one (and only) interview with Crestron President and CEO Randy Klein, who spends 10 minutes outlining exactly how the decision was made and why. Watch the […]

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We Get the Pre-Show Scoop from Barco at ISE

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I caught up with Barco’s Peter Pawels, director of strategic marketing ProAV, who explained that Barco believes that they’re on the verge of changing everyone’s perspective about AV technology — and, if you judge that from their ClickShare success, they’re right. ClickShare certainly pioneered the collaboration market and the company is at ISE 2016 with […]

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Is Delta Displays Smart Enough to Pull it Off – Or Has It Already?

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You are likely using a Delta Displays projector — or have recently. But I’ll bet you that you didn’t even know it. How’s this possible? Well, they are one of the largest OEMs of projectors in the world. They have made projectors for Hitachi, NEC, Christie, Barco, BenQ (even though no one know this, it’s […]

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LG Generates Biggest Hype at CES So Far – But, Press Misses Best LG Product Completely!

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Every publication covering CES — including the residential and commercial AV one’s – have covered LG’s demo of a “rollable” or “foldable” screen as if it’s the biggest thing, ever. And, it may very well turn out to be. But, he truth is, it’s nothing but publicity-based hype. Sure, it’s interesting and, look at that […]

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