Marshall Enters Unified Communications Market with New Broadcast PTZ Camera

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Marshall Electronics has announced the new CV620-PT is a PTZ conference camera with HD video, 20x optical zoom flexibility, easy remote control protocols and versatile outputs. Designed for corporate video conferencing, connected classrooms, lecture halls, medical facilities, houses of worship, studio broadcast, corporate meetings and event spaces, the camera has 20x (4.7 – 94 millimeter) […]

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ALTO Professional Intros TSL115 Spectrum Active Loudspeaker

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Alto Professional today announced the TSL115 Spectrum Active Loudspeaker with Circular LED Array. Using Alto’s 15-inch, 800-watt TS115A Active Loudspeaker, now with the added excitement and capability of built-in interactive LED lighting. There are countless small- to medium-sized events where top-quality PA/DJ sound and celebratory lighting are needed: backyard weddings, graduation parties, karaoke contests, pool […]

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ATOMOS Racks the 4K/UHD Shogun Studio

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Harnessing the latest recorder, monitor and playback technology with class leading Atomos usability and affordability, the Shogun Studio reinvents what is capable within a 3RU rack product. Designed from the ground up with the rack environment in mind, the Shogun Studio has an extensive recorder, monitor and playback deck feature set, making it perfect for […]

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AMX and Microsoft Announce Partnership to Integrate Surface Hub with AMX Meeting Room Control Ecosystem

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At InfoComm, Microsoft and AMX announced that they have entered into a partnership to integrate Microsoft’s Surface Hub collaboration system with AMX control. Microsoft Surface Hub is a collaboration system that features a Windows 10-based 55″ HD or 84″ 4K display serving as a focal point for typical activities that take place during a collaboration […]

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Atlona Intros Eight-Input 4K Classroom Switcher

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Atlona today launched the AT-UHD-CLSO-824, an eight-input, two output, 4K/UHD @ 60 Hz matrix switcher with mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT outputs. The latest addition in the company’s CLSO series of multi-format matrix switchers designed for commercial and education use, the CLSO-824 incorporates three HDBaseT and four HDMI inputs, one VGA analog video input and two […]

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Hitachi’s CP-BW301WN and CP-BX301WN Short Throw LCD Projectors Are Aimed at Classrooms

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Hitachi America is introducing its CP-BW301WN and CP-BX301WN Short Throw LCD projectors designed for classroom installation that demands a projector refresh utilizing the existing wall-arm mount. The new CP-BW301WN provides WXGA 1280×800 resolution with 3,000 lumens brightness and CP-BX301WN provides XGA 1024×768 resolution with 3,200 lumens brightness for more vivid and realistic images up to […]

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HARMAN Acquires Networked AV Company SVSi

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HARMAN International announced today that it has acquired SVSi, a maker of networked AV products, which will be incorporated into HARMAN’s AMX brand. Based in Huntsville, Alabama, SVSi manufactures and sells products for delivering a AV over an IP network. Included among these is a full range of encoders and decoders, windowing/wall processors, an audio […]

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Gary Kayye and Matt Ivey of ATOMOS Catch Up and Talk about the New Shogun Studio

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Shogun Studio is basically a rack-mount version of the ATOMOS Shogun — in a 3RU rack — with two 4K monitors side by side. It is capable of recording 4K, 10-bit at 4:2:2 and outputting either 4K or 1080p. This will not only be used in the rental/staging market, but I believe there is opportunity […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Pro New PD500 Series Loudspeakers Launch

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At InfoComm 2015, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing its new PD500 Series loudspeakers. An extension of the PD Series loudspeakers, which are found in stadiums and arenas around the world, the PD500 Series will feature five new models. The PD500 Series can be used in a variety of applications including sports facilities, performance spaces, auditoriums, […]

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New Versions of Sennheiser’s MobileConnect and CinemaConnect Debut at InfoComm

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The new versions of Sennheiser’s MobileConnect and CinemaConnect apps for accessible streaming allow users to not only adjust volume but also to adapt speech intelligibility and sound quality to their particular requirements for the first time. The apps are intended for users with early-stage hearing loss who have no hearing aid as well as hearing […]

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Eric Cantrell of Medialon Discusses the Overture Cloud-Based Control System

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Medialon Director of Sales Eric Cantrell speaks with Gary about how the Overture control system — control of AV gear over IP — differs from a traditional control system. In addition, because the system is network based, it can be controlled from any device and configured so that people who use the system only have […]

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Powersoft Unveils Its Ottocanali Series Amplifiers at InfoComm

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Audio manufacturer Powersoft announced the expansion of the successful Ottocanali Series, with the addition of three new high-performance eight-channel power amplifiers — under the series Ottocanali DSP+D. The Ottocanali Series DSP+D offers a wide range of system control and monitoring functions as well as sound shaping options, a total of up to 12,000 W output […]

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Sony Adds New PTZ Camera –SRG-120DU With Plug and Play Functionality

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Sony Electronics’ new SRG-120DU is the latest member of its SRG high definition remote-operated camera line-up. Taking its place alongside Sony’s SRG-300SE, SRG-120DH and SRG-300H PTZ cameras, the SRG-120DU is the first in the PTZ line to feature a USB 3.0 interface and is UVC video compatible. The SRG-120DU is designed to easily bring professional […]

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Dynamic Microphones Go Mobile With MXL’s New MM-131 Mic Mate Mobile

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MXL Microphones introduces the MXL MM-131 Mic Mate Mobile, a portable dynamic XLR-to-USB interface that works with computers and mobile devices. The Mic Mate Mobile is compatible with iOS products via the Apple camera kit. The Mic Mate Mobile turns a single dynamic microphone into a USB mic and a Mobile Media microphone, creating three […]

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Biamp Systems Equips Tesira Platform With

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Biamp Systems today announced new Lync Enterprise Voice integration and a new hardware dialer for its flagship Tesira platform. VoIP integration support coupled with the new HD-1 hardware dialer provides an easy-to-install, streamlined conferencing solution. By adding support for Lync Enterprise Voice to the Tesira platform, teleconferencing applications that utilize a Lync Server as their […]

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AtlasIED Launches FS Series of Horn Speakers

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AtlasIED has just released the new FS Series arena horn loudspeakers. Designed to deliver exceptional coverage and sound quality in a lightweight and compact all-weather enclosure that can be used in multiple outdoor and indoor applications. The FS Series is designed to offer integrators an easy to install, high-SPL loudspeaker for use in multiple installation […]

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Barco Tackles 4K in New Line of High-End Media Servers

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Barco today announces the launch of its XPR range of high-end 4K media servers. Together with the XHD range launched last February, these complete the Barco Media Servers range. The Barco Media Servers range will be available in three versions: the XHD-200, XHD-400 and the brand-new XPR-600. The XHD series are shipping now, whereas the […]

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FSR’s HuddleVU Offers Adds Features, Offers New Mini-VU Model

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FSR’s HuddleVU Collaboration system is designed as a meeting room system where users can share and view their multiple inputs; laptops, tablets, and smart phones, on a single or multiple displays. When FSR’s new DV-MFMV-74 DV PRO — MultiVU — Seven Input Multi-Format Windowing Scaler is integrated with the HuddleVU FLEX System. it creates a […]

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EventCollab Launches at InfoComm – Aims to Help Rental/Stagers

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EventCollab today announced it has launched the follow-up to its first released product, ShowBook. Providing a full event project management suite all in one online interface was the ultimate goal for the company, and that has been achieved today. The much-needed cloud-based solution will enable live event professionals to seamlessly collaborate with all event stakeholders […]

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rAVe Founder Gary Kayye Gets Scoop About QSC’s Entry Into Meeting Room Market

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QSC’s Joe Pham, president and CEO, and TJ Adams, install DSP project manager, took time to talk with Gary about their new CORE product line that moves them from just being a staging audio company to a meeting room systems company. In addition, this video gives insight into what QSC has planned for the future […]

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Revolabs FLX UC 1500 IP and USB Conference Phone with Extension Microphones

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Revolabs today announced that it is now shipping its FLX UC 1500 IP and USB Conference Phone with Extension Microphones. Broadening the company’s UC product family to support larger conference rooms, the innovative device includes two extension microphones to create a wider pickup range, incorporates a high-performance speaker to expand sound capabilities, and provides the […]

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Epiphan Announces AV.io HD — an Easy-to-use HDMI Video Grabber

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Epiphan Video just unveiled the AV.io HD — something they are calling a video grabber that lets you capture video from HDMI, DVI and VGA sources. AV.io HD is a video capture device that lets anyone easily connect their device with a HDMI, DVI or VGA output, including cameras, laptops, tablets, projectors, game consoles, and […]

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Sennheiser Signs With 888VoIP to Distribute High-Performance Unified Communications Headsets in the VoIP Channel

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Sennheiser announced it has entered into a new distribution agreement with 888VoIP, an industry leading distributor of IP telephony hardware, software, and services to the VoIP channel. As part of this agreement, 888VoIP will carry Sennheiser’s line of high-performance headsets for the contact center and office (CC&O) marketplace. By adding the Sennheiser products, 888VoIP will […]

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rAVe Announces the 2015 InfoComm TOP 10 TOUR

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Each year, we ask the manufacturers heading to InfoComm to give us sneak-peeks of their new products in an opportunity to be named one of the top-10 new products for the show. Well, this year, we had over 100 new product submissions (a record) and, below, are those that we think are 10 new products […]

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AtlasIED Launches Strategy III Series In-Ceiling Speakers

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AtlasIED just launched the FAP Strategy III Series ceiling loudspeakers integrated with a Safety First Mounting System (SFMS). This technology prevents mounting tab damage during installation that other offerings suffer. The damage is caused by over torqueing during the installation process. This excessive torque can damage the mounting tabs that over time can increase the […]

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We Just Launched Both an iPhone and an Android rAVe NEWS App

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Believe it or not, we’ve had a mobile app for three years. But, it was designed and developed for the iPhone 4 and iOS 6. So, it was time to re-design everything. We started from scratch and looked at the top five news apps on the market and come up with a simple-to-navigate but powerful […]

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Optika Display Launches 65″ UHD Display with Built-in Collaboration

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Optika Display today introduced the Collaborate 65UHD, a pro-grade, 65-inch large format, Ultra-High Definition 4K LCD collaboration device. The Collaborate 65UHD platform combines a stylus with digital writing capability with edge-to-edge, multi-touch technology. Unlike similar products, the Collaborate 65UHD supports multiple operating systems, computing architectures, network environments, protocols and applications. This adaptability enables Avnet, Optika’s […]

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Biamp Systems Introduces the Oreno Suite

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Biamp Systems today unveiled its all-new Oreno platform — one of the products featured on our InfoComm TOP 10 TOUR. Created specifically for conferencing environments, the system has the ability to control any Biamp Tesira — equipped conference room via mobile devices. Designed to simplify the complexity of conference room setups, the Oreno suite is […]

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The UCC Roadmap in 2015 – An Audio Interview with Michael Frendo of Polycom

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Over the last several years we’ve seen the realm of Unified Communications and Collaboration grow exponentially, with new players consistently entering the market and building on technologies in cloud computing, virtualization, mobility/BYOD as well as providing extensive interoperability and integration with Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business. Certain companies, which had existed as long-standing entities in the AV […]

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Aurora Ships QXT-700 Control Panel

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Aurora is now shipping the QXT-700 7-inch HD control panel — a 1280×800 touch screen for their control system. Powered by a quad-core processor with a PoE-enabled 1-Gbps LAN port, multiple on-board RS-232/IR/relay ports, and DIO, the QXT-700 is designed for any conference room, classroom or hospitality A/V control application. Designed for integration with smartphones […]

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