Carousel Digital Signage Centralizes Systems Integration and Management Work in 7.3

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At InfoComm 2018, Carousel Digital Signage, a division of Tightrope Media Systems, will emphasize the systems integration and IT management benefits of its new 7.3 software release for enterprise-class digital signage. The demonstrations will bring the cost and labor-reducing value proposition of Carousel Digital Signage to the forefront for systems integrators, consultants and dealers/distributors tasked […]

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SDVoE to Offer Limited Seating for In-booth Education Sessions at InfoComm 2018

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At InfoComm 2018 the SDVoE Alliance will feature industry experts presenting 20-minute, in-booth education sessions on a variety of topics essential for system integrators, designers, consultants, installers and manufacturers who want to understand the new AV-over-IP paradigm — Software Defined Video over Ethernet. Presentations will start on the hour and half hour throughout all three […]

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AdMobilize to Showcase Artificial Intelligence, Audience and Crowd Analytics Solutions at InfoComm 2018

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Following on the heels of its European market roll-out at ISE 2018, AdMobilize, the artificial intelligence and computer vision company, today announced it will showcase its artificial intelligence, audience analytics and crowd analytics solutions at InfoComm 2018 in Booth #N3536 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. According to AdMobilize co-founder and CEO Rodolfo Saccoman, InfoComm […]

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NoviSign’s Digital Signage Software Now Compatible with LG webOS Commercial Displays

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Stream live TV around your digital signage content using NoviSign’s digital signage software and LG’s webOS SoC platform. NoviSign announced today that its cloud-based digital signage software has been tested and verified for compatibility with LG Electronics’ webOS for Signage system-on-a-chip (SoC) digital signage platform. Comprised of a full online Studio, drag and drop widgets, […]

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Biamp Systems and Shared_Studios Create Collaboration Experience at TIDE 2018

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Biamp Systems today announced that Portals will be featured at the 2018 TIDE (Technology | Innovation | Design | Experience) Conference as a component of its global partnership with Shared_Studios. Portals — in the form of gold shipping containers or inflatable rooms — are equipped with immersive audiovisual technology that allow visitors to connect with […]

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AVIXA Names Hamlet Ambarsoom Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association has announced Hamlet Ambarsoom as the organization’s new vice president of sales and marketing. Ambarsoom will manage AVIXA’s strategy for sales and marketing activities, ensuring growth in product and service areas. Ambarsoom has extensive experience in marketing and sales, including market development, corporate/brand strategy and product and sales […]

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MSE Audio Launches Outdoor Smart Amplifier Weatherproof OS-440

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MSE Audio just announced the OS-440, a smart amplifier that’s made to be outside. Debuting at InfoComm 2018, the OS-440 from MSE Audio is an outdoor smart amplifier featuring IP55 certification. The OS-440 is entirely weatherproof and includes on-board Bluetooth functionality and a Wi-Fi direct mode is it can wirelessly connect to an existing network […]

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Clear-Com to Debut 800 Series Encore

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Clear-Com will launch its new weatherproof 800 Series Encore Analog Partyline beltpacks at InfoComm 2018. Designed for Industrial and Marine settings, the 800 Series single and dual-channel beltpacks are uniquely engineered and IP-53 rated to be more durable than other Encore models against environmental elements such as water and dust, while maintaining high-quality audio for […]

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BrightSign to Demo LED-Based Digital Signage Technology with NanoLumens at InfoComm

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NanoLumens won’t have booth at InfoComm, but they will be at InfoComm. BrightSign will feature a NanoLumens ENGAGE Series LED display at its InfoComm 2018 booth to demonstrate the performance capabilities of a BrightSign HD223 media player integrated with a direct-view NanoLumens display. BrightSign’s InfoComm exhibit will feature a 2.5mm ENGAGE Series NanoLumens LED display. […]

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SDVoE Alliance Highlights Breadth of AV Software Apps Built on SDVoE Platform at InfoComm 2018

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At InfoComm 2018 (Las Vegas, June 6-8, booth N720), the SDVoE Alliance will feature demonstrations of AV network management and control software, designed to run on the SDVoE platform, from leading AV manufacturers and software developers. Demos will include VuWall TRx, ZeeVee MaestroZ and iMAGsystems Lightning applications, all built on the SDVoE API and running […]

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Barco Adds Option to Integrate Overture Into ClickShare

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Just two days following one of my most popular blogs, Barco’s Overture Dilemma, Barco announced exactly what I suggested inside the blog — they’ve integrated Overture into ClickShare! In a blog post from ClickShare Product Manager Steven Lampshear, shrouded as an educational piece about how ClickShare can make meetings simpler, near the bottom, is a section […]

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KanexPro Debuts New Lineup of AV-over-IP Encoders and Decoders

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KanexPro has announced a new line of AV-over-IP Encoders and Decoders that will debut in booth C3944 at InfoComm 2018. The Network AV over IP Decoder and Receiver (EXT-NETAVKIT) is a set with one HDMI input, one local HDMI output with multiple phoenix connectors for audio output and a LAN (Ethernet) port with RS232 control port for […]

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Sennheiser Will Debut TeamConnect Ceiling 2 at InfoComm

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At InfoComm 2018, Sennheiser is previewing the next generation of its ceiling microphone, TeamConnect Ceiling 2. The new ceiling array microphone, available from October 2018, will offer better audio quality for voice and video conferences using an automatic adaptive beamforming technology. This automatically focuses on the voice of a speaker in the room -‑ regardless of their position. TeamConnect Ceiling […]

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Extron Intros IN1804 Series of 4K/60 Seamless Scaling Switchers

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Extron just launched the new IN1804, a series of compact four-input scalers that support HDMI 2.0b data rates up to 18 Gbps and incorporate the Extron-exclusive Vector 4K scaling engine with 4:4:4 chroma sampling and 30-bit internal video processing. Offering a host of features including seamless switching effects, logo keying, still image recall, and optional twisted pair input/output capability, the IN1804 Series scalers provide the performance and […]

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Prime Image Debuts Time Tailor Software

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Prime Image just released new Software Time Tailor (STT) that provides broadcasters with a software-based time optimization tool that optimizes the run-time of broadcast-quality video in order to create time to allow additional ad insertions into programs as well as for content trimming. STT has the same functionality of Prime Image’s established hardware-based Time Tailor 3500 and Time Tailor […]

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InfoComm Comes (or Goes) Home

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AVIXA is going out of its way to say that its new Integrated Life @ InfoComm isn’t competitive to the industry’s defacto HomeAV show, CEDIA. But, I call bulls*t. First, look at this. That’s basically the what’s new at InfoComm page — letting everyone know what all the new things AVIXA added to the industry’s top […]

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AV Stumpfl Establishes AV Stumpfl USA

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AV Stumpfl GmbH, the Austrian AV technology manufacturer, has officially announced the establishment of AV Stumpfl Inc. ahead of this year’s InfoComm exhibition in Las Vegas. The new AV Stumpfl Inc. headquarters will be based in Atlanta and will be supported by a nationwide network of distributors, dealers and technology specialists. This is the first time that […]

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QSC Founders Receive 2018 Adele De Berri Pioneer Award from AVIXA

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QSC founders, Pat Quilter, Barry Andrews and John Andrews were named this year’s recipients of the Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV award from AVIXA the trade association representing the audiovisual industry worldwide. Each year AVIXA recognizes outstanding AV professionals for their contributions to the industry. The Adele de Berri award champions AV and information […]

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Microsoft Fixes Surface Hub and Sets New Bar with the New Surface Hub 2 Collaboration Board

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Taking a page from the Samsung playbook, Microsoft’s new Surface Hub 2 is thinner, lighter and now being primarily promoted to be used like a digital flip-chart — in addition to being marketed as a “traditional” Collaboration Board for Huddle Spaces and meeting rooms. Microsoft says the Surface Hub 2 was designed from the ground up to be […]

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Hitachi Kokusai to Show Camera Solutions for Key Technology Transitions at InfoComm

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Continuing to support new standard, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) is heading to InfoComm 2018 with new solutions for integrators and content producers. Hitachi Kokusai will co-exhibit with the Digital Media Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. in booth C2736 at the event, taking place in Las Vegas from June 6 to 8. Helping […]

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MXL Debuts New AC-360-Z Web Conferencing Mic

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MXL Microphones introduces its new USB-powered table-top web conferencing microphone, the MXL AC-360-Z. The new MXL AC-360-Z has been co-developed with engineers from Zoom, a leading web conferencing and communications software provider, to enhance the microphone solution for Zoom Rooms and Zoom-enabled conference rooms. The AC-360-Z expands upon the popular three capsule boundary microphone, the AC-404, through its 180° sound […]

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Crestron Adds VTouch Keypad Featuring Cresnet Connectivity

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Crestron announced today that, through its new partnership with Vitrea, the VTouch keypad featuring Cresnet connectivity is now a Crestron Connected devices. Crestron Connected devices can be connected to any home network using standard Ethernet cable. Crestron keypads deliver an advanced custom control solution as part of a complete Crestron smart home. The Vitrea VTouch keypad featuring Cresnet connectivity […]

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Clear-Com to Debut E-IPA Connection Card for Eclipse HX Intercom

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Clear-Com will debut the E-IPA connection card at InfoComm 2018 — a high-density audio-over-IP connection card for the Eclipse HX digital matrix intercom family. Natively AES67 compliant and SMPTE2110-30 ready, the E-IPA card provides 64 streams of low-latency and high audio bandwidth connections for linking existing and new IP-based Clear-Com products. With this card, Clear-Com can deliver up to 256 IP ports […]

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Draper Brings Silent Partner and Fly Cages to InfoComm

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Draper announces projection solutions, including the Silent Partner and Fly Cages, which are both set to debut in the USA at InfoComm 2018 – these were shown at ISE earlier this year. Today’s digital projectors can put out a lot of heat, and cooling fan noise can be a big distraction—especially with shorter throw distances putting the projector […]

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Middle Atlantic Expands DC Power Distribution Portfolio

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Middle Atlantic Products has expanded its DC Power Distribution Series — a universal DC Power solution for commercial and residential AV. Now featuring higher power capacity and availability for both North American and European installations, the portfolio’s new 200W and 300W models deliver the same features as the 45W DC compact and 125W DC 1RU systems, eliminating the need for […]

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Atlona Makes Push for an All AV-over-IP Future

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Atlona will come to InfoComm (June 6-8, Las Vegas Convention Center) with a new strategy aimed at accelerating the AV-over-IP room design and adoption process. Dubbed the Atlona All-IP Meeting Space, they say their all-in-one approach is adaptable to everything from basic meeting rooms to advanced spaces such as divisible and overflow rooms. The central message of the All-IP Meeting Space is that the network switch becomes […]

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Crestron Ships DM Lite

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Crestron announced today it is now shipping DM Lite, a new set of signal extender products. DM Lite is designed to be a low cost version of their DM systems that are available in both one-gang and standalone boxes. DM Lite products are designed for basic point-to-point and small auto-switching applications. They can extend 1080p signals up to 70 meters and […]

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Rotary Keypad by Tyba Is Now a Crestron Connected

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Crestron announced a new partnership with Tyba, Turn, a new generation of rotary keypads developed by Tyba, is now a Crestron Connected device. With its uncluttered configurable interface, intuitive rotary control, and clean design, Turn adds style and finesse to any residential space. When connected to a Crestron control system, Turn performs just like any native Crestron control device. Crestron […]

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Symetrix and Visionary Solutions Expand Strategic Alliance

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Symetrix and Visionary Solutions have announced native integration of Visionary Solutions’ PacketAV Duet Dante-enabled IP video encoder and decoder products into Symetrix’ Composer DSP programming and control software. The integration, co-developed by Symetrix and Visionary Solutions, enables PacketAV Duet and E/D4100 video encoders and decoders to appear as native units in Composer 7.1 and later. Harnessing the flexibility and scalability of […]

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