ZeeVee Announces Encoder Interoperability With LG webOS IP-Enabled Displays

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ZeeVee, Inc. has developed an interface and certification process for the LG webOS for Signage platform, assuring interoperability between its iSeries and ZyPerMX IP encoders and IP-enabled commercial displays from LG Electronics. Using the webOS application in conjunction with LG displays and ZeeVee IP encoders eliminates the need for an external IP decoder at each display, allowing integrators to […]

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Sony Demos Vision Exchange and Debuts New PTZ Cameras, 4K Projectors and Digital Signage Monitors at InfoComm

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Under the theme “Beyond Definition,” Sony is showing its display, A/V and presentation technologies, including 4K and laser light source projection, pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras, AV over IP, 4K display panels and live event production systems. Sony’s Vision Exchange is a new collaboration solution for education and corporate users. Designed for higher education and corporate conference rooms, Vision Exchange […]

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Wednesday (Opening Day) Morning

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Well, the show opened with the usual ribbon cutting, and we are off and running. I have done my first turn around the floor, and here are my morning observations: First, I ran into David Labuskes, InfoComm’s executive director. Besides a nice conversation about the friendly “sibling rivalries” among some of our mutual friends, he mentioned […]

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Epson’s InfoComm Surprise Includes Two Interactive Short-Throw 3LCD Laser Projectors

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Get ready for the industry’s one and only short-throw laser projector in the form of two new versions of the Epson BrightLink line. BrightLink is their Interactive line of short-throw projectors and Epson, this morning, rolled out one aimed at education and one aimed at corporate applications in the form of the BrightLink 710Ui and BrightLink Pro 1470Ui, […]

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Crestron and Zoom Partner – Zoom Is Native on Crestron Mercury

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Crestron announced today a new partnership with Zoom, a provider of enterprise video and web communications technology, to simplify the Zoom Room experience by offering an integrated solution for AV presentation, conferencing and collaboration with the Crestron Mercury conferencing system. A Zoom Room features a dedicated computer running the Zoom application. Instead of carrying a laptop or tablet running […]

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Xantech Intros EX Series High-Speed HDMI Cables With X-GRIP Technology

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Xantech today introduced its EX Series High-Speed HDMI Cables with X-GRIP Technology at InfoComm 2017 in Orlando, Fla. Xantech’s new HDMI Cables are available in .7-meter, 1-meter, 1.5-meter, 2-meter, 3-meter and 4-meter lengths. They are equipped with the company’s patented X-GRIP technology that is spec’d to resist up to 10 pounds of pull force (to keep cables […]

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ClearOne Introduces Two New Expander Solutions for CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP Mixers

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ClearOne is introducing a duo of compact yet powerful interface expanders — the CONVERGE Pro 2 USB and the CONVERGE Pro 2 GPIO — that increase the number of ports available for conferencing connectivity and room control for all CONVERGE Pro 2 DS mixers. The USB expander acts primarily as a USB audio interface, connecting a laptop directly to the […]

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Gefen Introduces Two New 4K Ultra HD Extenders

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Gefen from Core Brands today announced the introduction of two new 4K Ultra HD Extenders, the GTB-UHD600-HBT and GTB-UHD600-HBTL, which extend the full bandwidth of HDMI 2.0 over UTP/STP cabling. Combined with HDBaseT technology, Gefen says both the GTB-UHD600-HBT and GTB-UHD600-HBTL have compression technology to extend an HDMI 2.0 signal in resolutions up to 4096×2160 at 60Hz and 4:4:4 chroma […]

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Furman Adds Local IP Control to BlueBOLT

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Furman today announced the introduction of the BlueBOLT CV-2, a new interface enabling energy management features of the Furman F1500-UPS and select Panamax PRO products to be managed from the local network without requiring a cloud connection. The BlueBOLT remote energy management cloud has long been enabling integrators to remotely monitor, reboot and power-cycle connected equipment. […]

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Dynacord Launches New Power Amplifiers for Live Events

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Dynacord will launch a new two new dual-channel power amplifier series at InfoComm 2017: the L Series and the C Series. Both amplifier series comprise a linear amp design and have a software tool that allows for full configuration, control and supervision of sound systems with multiple amplifiers. Four different models per series are available, […]

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Comprehensive Intros New 4K Certified 18G Commercial HDMI Cables 

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Comprehensive Connectivity Company launches their new Pro AV/IT HD18G series of 4K 18G HDMI Cables (HD18G-xxPROBLK). Certified 18Gbps 4K (end-to-end) HDMI cables are specifically for commercial applications and have Comprehensive’s ProGrip connector and SureLength indicators right on the connector head. Comprehensive Pro AV/IT Certified 18Gbps 4K (End to End) HDMI cables are HDMI ATC certified and come equipped with all the latest HDMI […]

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Bluescape Debuts Situational Awareness Reference Architecture 

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Bluescape today announced a new reference architecture for situational awareness to help organizations plan effectively in managing disruptive or emergency situations. The situational awareness solution aggregates real-time, visual assets into a single digital workspace that can be shared with internal and external resources, so teams can quickly collaborate on a strategy and mount a response. Every organization faces […]

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Draper Introduces Larger, Quieter Shade with FlexShade Recharge

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Draper announces FlexShade Recharge, a quiet, battery-operated shade with rechargeable batteries, here at InfoComm. Draper’s FlexShade Recharge is designed for flexible installations and can be installed in a variety of places, including larger window openings. Available up to 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the FlexShade Recharge features simple installation, similar to a manual window shade. The batteries last longer […]

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The InfoComm 2017 Top 10 Tour Guide Is Published

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Top10Guide-17 For the past six years, we have published the only InfoComm Top 10 Tour Guide, the 10 places that we think are MUST-SEES at each InfoComm show. ALL of these products are totally-new! How did we compile it? Well, each year, we put out all call to EVERY AV manufacturer in the market to […]

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Crestron DM NVX Series Is 4K60, 4:4:4 and HDR AV-Over-IP System on a 1Gb Network

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Crestron is here at InfoComm four months after ISE where they had the original launch of their new DM NVX Series. Crestron says that DM NVX Series makes it possible to securely transmit stunning 4K60, 4:4:4 and HDR video over standard 1 Gigabit Ethernet, with no latency. A key component of the company’s secure Enterprise Room Solutions, DM NVX Series provides for […]

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CBORD Offers Useful Access Options for University Students and Staff

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CBORD, arguably the leader in campus card solutions for higher education institutions, debuted its Mobile Identification Application at UBTech 2017. This new solution allows for a student (or staff member) to receive access to a space if they do not have their access card with them. We’ve certainly seen a trend in electronic wallets and […]

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Kramer Claims Industry’s First Digital Sound Processor (DSP) over IP at InfoComm

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Kramer just announced the KN-DSP100 Kramer Sound Server, claiming to be the industry’s first ever digital sound processor (DSP) over IP networks. KN-DSP100 enables simultaneous processing of 64 input channels and distribution of over 1000 outputs. The product is compatible with any Dante audio signal and provides auto-detection of all Kramer devices and their functionality. This new single-box, plug-and-play […]

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New Crestron DM XiO Director Is for Enterprise Provisioning and Management of AV-over-IP

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Crestron will debut the DM XiO Director, an enterprise-grade network appliance that serves as a centralized “virtual switcher,” for configuration, control and management of large-scale DM NVX Series AV networks. DM NVX Series is the their AV-over-IP system for sending 4K60, 4:4:4, and HDR video over standard 1Gb Ethernet. The DM XiO Director emulates the functionality of a traditional hardware-based DigitalMedia matrix switcher, routing […]

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LG Debuts Transparent LED-Film

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions today unveiled a unique new LED display with very cool installation capabilities — the LG Transparent LED Film Display. The LG Transparent LED Film display (model LAT300MT1) offers digital content and information while interacting seamlessly with its surrounding environment. The versatile LED Film offers over 1,000 nits brightness, with each 480x480mm panel containing 256 […]

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ClearOne Adds Two New DSP Mixers to Its CONVERGE Pro 2 Lineup

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ClearOne launches two new and affordable CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP mixers, joining the already impressive lineup. The new CONVERGE Pro 2 48V provides four mic/line inputs with ClearOne’s next-generation Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) technology, eight mic/line outputs and a VoIP interface with two default phone lines — and three more available through a software upgrade. The 48V shares an important distinction […]

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Key Digital Introduces Video Wall Processor

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The new Key Digital KD-VW4x4PRO is designed to bring video wall capabilities to all displays and digital signage. This processor supports seamless switching and features eight different user-selectable video wall modes with many horizontal and vertical layouts. These modes include: four horizontal: 1×4 rotated, 1×4, 1×3 and two sets of 1×2; and three vertical: 4×1, 3×1, two sets of 2×1 […]

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Spectrum Industries Introduces a New Cart for Virtual Reality Charging and Storage

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With the introduction of virtual reality, the world of education is changing. As instructors are trying to bring this technology into their classroom, the one piece that has been missing has been how to store and charge both the VR goggles and phones safely and securely. Spectrum is addressing this with the debuting the new Immersion Series of VR […]

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Absen’s New Indoor/Outdoor LED Line of Xv-Series Debuts at InfoComm

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Absen Inc announced today to launch of its next generation in mobile indoor/outdoor LED solutions called the Xv-Series. The Xv-Series is aimed at the rental and staging market, with the ultra-fine 2.6-millimeter, 3.9-millimeter and 5.2-millimeter pixel pitch versions that provide a viewing angle of 160°/140° with a brightness level of 5,000 nits. Features include easy installation and dismantle, quick-to-swap power/data core and front […]

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Professional Wireless Intros New Rental Company Packages

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  Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) will be at InfoComm with new equipment and rental packages. The new PWS VX-4 Antenna Combiner is an expansion of the GX series. Users are now able to combine up to four VHF range transmitters into a single antenna. The VX-4 is the perfect complement to pair with four rack-mounted Lectrosonics VHF IFB transmitters. Also new […]

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Here’s What Crestron Is Highlighting at InfoComm

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Crestron will show a lot of new products at InfoComm 2017, including Crestron Mercury, the tabletop meeting room solution, and DigitalMedia NVX Series, a 1Gb Ethernet network AV solution using IntoPix. New enterprise-grade TSW room scheduling touch screens, the SSW Room Availability Hallway Sign, and Vector performance loudspeakers, designed specifically for larger spaces in the enterprise, will also be showcased.   Crestron […]

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Oblong Announces New Features for Mezzanine

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Oblong Industries will demonstrate this week at InfoComm 2017 new touch annotation capabilities for its Mezzanine 200 Series visual collaboration solution.  It’s another key step in the evolution of the Mezzanine meeting room experience from the technology firm that places human-centered design thinking at the core of its approach to product innovation and development. Touch annotation on the Mezzanine 200 Series […]

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Barco Debuts New Overture AV Control System Aimed at Meeting Rooms at InfoComm

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Barco will provide an opportunity for visitors at InfoComm to test drive the new Overture solution. The new version of Overture will be available to ship by Aug. 31, 2017. This new system is an attempt for Barco to take a position in the control system market — competing with Crestron, Extron, AMX, Utelogy, etc. Overture is an enterprise-wide AV control software solution. It controls […]

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AVaaS is the Future of AV and the Econocom Buyout of BIS Group Will Trigger This First in Europe

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Last week, in an acquisition that was barely mentioned by the AV trades, Econocom Group purchased 100 percent of BIS Group, an AV and Smart Buildings integrator mostly focused in the Netherlands and Belgium. And, Econocomm also purchased a 40 percent stake in JTRS,  an Apple and Google partner focused in the education market in the UK, as well as 100 percent […]

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