Philips SoC Now Includes NoviSign Digital Signage Software

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NoviSign Digital Signage today announced that NoviSign’s Digital Signage Android app is now available on Philips Q, D, P & T-Line Android SoC displays. Starting at 10” and going all the way up to 86” Philips Android SoC displays, come in both 18/7 and 24/7 usage ratings. Available for direct download onto Philips SoC displays […]

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Extron Only ProAV Manufacturer to Pass Accreditations for New UL Standard

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Extron is among a select group of professional audio/video companies to have passed the UL DAP – Data Acceptance Program accreditations for the new UL 62368-1 standard. The new standard covers a broad range of products. It applies to all Information Technology Equipment and Audio Video products rated fewer than 600 volts, as well as […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 858: BrightSign Will Demo BSN.cloud at InfoComm 2019

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BrightSign will be in booth 343 at InfoComm 2019 showing their new BSN.cloud,  their 3-part cloud management platform for digital signage including Control Cloud, Management Cloud and Content Cloud. The Control Cloud is a free subscription service for use with all connected BrightSign players. The Management Cloud offers a fee-based, data-driven cloud service that delivers a complete set of […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 857: T1V Demos ThinkHub Connect and the Awesomeness of Its MultiSite Collaboration Feature

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I love doing video demos (or what we call videocasts (podcasts) as it helps me visualize the market for something. And collaboration-baed products are my favorites right now. Well, yesterday, I did a video demo with T1V’s EVP Sales + Marketing, Adam Loritsch, and CTO Jim Morris in real-time. So, what you’re about to watch […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 856: Matrox Will Bring AV-over-IP Portfolio to InfoComm 2019; Talks SMPTE 2110 Standard

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Matrix is solidly being the AIMS (Alliance for IP Media Solutions) and their interest in the SMPTE ST 2001 standard for AV-over-IP interoperability. Matrox’s Director of Sales, Samuel Recine, joined Gary on his podcast today for an in-depth discussion on why he believes the SMPTE ST 2110 is the best path fro the commercial AV industry. It’s already […]

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Cablecast to Debut Online and OTT Publishing at InfoComm 2019

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Cablecast Community Media is heading to InfoComm 2019 with an efficient new solution that lets video producers easily build a library of VOD and live-streaming content, presenting it attractively in controlled, customizable interfaces for online or OTT viewing. Cablecast will demonstrate the automated offering in the booth (number 333) of fellow Tightrope Media Systems division […]

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Black Box Enters the 10G AV-over-IP Market with MCX Using SDVoE

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Black Box today announced the release of its new MCX, a 10G AV-over-IP system. Using what they say is a unique “enterprise level with use of the 10G SDVoE” platform, the MCX includes nine products — four decoders and five encoders that either handle copper, fiber or both. Some of the models add Dante Audio […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 855: DVIGear to Bring Formula IP Racing Simulator to InfoComm to Demo AV-over-IP

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One of the most unique applications to demo AV-over-IP no-latency at ISE was DVIGear‘s racing simulator using their DN-200 series DisplayNet Series SDVoE-based 10G AV-over-IP processing. It, alone, is a great reason to make sure you stop by booth 1725 – oh, by the way, they’ll be giving away an iPad Pro to the highest […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 854: Anchor Audio at InfoComm With Improved Battery Performance 10X and Happy Hour

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There are three reasons to head over the Anchor Audio‘s booth (6053) at InfoComm this year. First, they’re having Happy Hour in the booth on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4. Second, according to Anchor’s Director of Sales, Nick Craig  they’re demoing their new battery technology that delivered a 10-fold improvement with over 2000 charge cycles in the Beacon […]

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ZyPer4K HDMI Encoder Will Add Loop-Out at InfoComm 2019

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ZeeVee is introducing the ZyPer4K encoder with switchable dual HDMI inputs and an HDMI loop-out at InfoComm 2019. The new model enables users to switch between input sources, with an additional HDMI loop-out port that provides monitoring of the first HDMI input source to a local monitor or the streaming of this content to mobile […]

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New Dante Intercom Beltpacks Debut from Studio Technologies

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Studio Technologies introduces two new Dante-enabled intercom beltpacks, the Model 372A and Model 373A. Both units, which combine a single talk channel with two channels of listen, are capable of supporting professional and consumer-grade, single- and dual-channel headsets with audio quality that far exceeds typical party-line intercom equipment. The Model 372A is intended to connect […]

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New TASCAM TH-06 Bass XL Monitoring Headphones Deliver Exceptional Bass

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Santa Fe Springs, CA-May 2019… TASCAM unveiled its TH-06 Bass XL Monitoring Headphones, which offers enhanced bass response for the smooth, deep lows needed for producing genres such as EDM, Hip Hop, Metal, and R&B. These comfortable, versatile headphones deliver excellent audio quality for recording and mixing, as well as listening to music for pleasure. […]

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Black Box MCX Multimedia Management System Enables True Convergence of AV and Data on a Single IT Network

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PITTSBURGH — May 23, 2019 — Black Box, an industry-leading provider of pro AV connectivity and signal distribution systems, today announced the release of its new MCX multimedia distribution and management system, which takes advantage of modern 10 GbE infrastructure to allow AV and data payloads to exist on the same IT networks. While enabling […]

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Acoustic Magic to launch its Voice Tracker III scanning array microphone at InfoComm

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Acoustic Magic has been manufacturing and selling the Voice Tracker I scanning-beamforming array microphone since 2002. More than 18,000 have been sold. It has been proven to be reliable, easy to use and capable of picking up talkers clearly at ranges of 30 feet, with a 360 degree field of view. We are now introducing […]

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Aveo Systems Brings New Form Factor to Mira Connect A/V Control

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InfoComm 2019, Booth 4480 — Aveo Systems has introduced Mira Connect 10, a touch display and integrated control system, with versatile wall and tabletop mounting options for the company’s intuitive Mira Connect family. Mira Connect 10 provides simple setup and easy use in collaboration rooms of all kinds, allowing one-button dialing from calendar invitations, display […]

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Studio Technologies Introduces New Dante Intercom Beltpacks

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SKOKIE, IL, MAY 22, 2019 – Studio Technologies, manufacturer of high-quality audio, video, and fiber-optic solutions, introduces two new Dante®-enabled intercom beltpacks, the Model 372A and Model 373A. Both units, which combine a single talk channel with two channels of listen, are capable of supporting professional and consumer-grade, single- and dual-channel headsets with audio quality […]

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MXL Microphones Announces New Miniature USB Conferencing Microphone for Telemedicine, OEM and Specialty ProAV Applications

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TORRANCE, CA, MAY 22, 2019 – MXL Microphones, a leading manufacturer of consumer and professional audio products for the recording, broadcast, post, production and live sound markets, announces the latest addition to its popular line of USB conferencing microphones, the MXL AC-44 USB Conferencing Microphone, at the 2019 InfoComm Show (Booth 3725). With a compact […]

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Ocean Matrix Introduces 3 New Cost-Effective 4K HDMI Interface Tools

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SAUGERTIES, N.Y. – May 22, 2019 Ocean Matrix, a provider of cost-effective interface solutions for video and pro-AV users, releases two new 4K HDMI audio extractors which are ideal for venues such as conference rooms, stadiums, and auditoriums. Ocean Matrix also introduces a 4K HMDI splitter to distribute one HDMI source output to four HDMI […]

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Digital Projection and Mechdyne Join Forces to Demonstrate New Immersive Multi-view 3D Solution at InfoComm 2019

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May 20, 2019 – Booth #1642 – Digital Projection, the Emmy-award winning manufacturer of high performance laser projection and fine-pitch LED solutions, together with Mechdyne, an advanced visualization powerhouse and pioneer in immersive display systems, will be redefining the concept of ‘immersive 3D’ at InfoComm 2019 with a demonstration of DP’s new INSIGHT 4K HFR […]

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Digital Projection Bringing an Arsenal of New Visual Solutions to InfoComm 19

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May 20, 2019 – Booth #1642 – Digital Projection, the Emmy award winning manufacturer of high- performance display solutions, will be pushing the boundaries of imaging technology at InfoComm 2019 with a wide-range of new, application enabling visual solutions. The Return of the TITAN Series Headlining the show this year is the return of the […]

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Cablecast Bringing Easy Online and OTT Video Publishing to AV Users at InfoComm 2019

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MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, MAY 23, 2019 – Cablecast Community Media is heading to InfoComm 2019 with an efficient new solution that lets video producers easily build a library of VOD and live-streaming content, and presents it attractively in controlled, customizable interfaces for online or OTT viewing. Cablecast will demonstrate the automated and intuitive offering in the […]

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AIMS Members to Provide Educational Sessions on Open Standards for AV Over IP at InfoComm

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BOTHELL, Wash. — May 22, 2019 — The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced that at InfoComm 2019, representatives from AIMS member companies will be providing three days of educational presentations on the subject of adopting open standards for AV over IP. The presentations will take place in the AIMS Theatre at Booth […]

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LynTec Integrates with Platformatics PoE Building Control Platform

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LENEXA, Kan. — May 22, 2019 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, announced that Platformatics, a leading technology company that specializes in lighting controls and commercial building IoT applications, selected LynTec’s award-winning RPCR web-enabled relay panels as part of the lighting design for […]

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New Crestron Partnership with Domotz Delivers Best-in-Class Remote Monitoring and Management

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Rockleigh, NJ – May 22, 2019 – Crestron, the global leader in advanced smart home technology, today announced a new strategic partnership with Domotz, Inc., a leading developer of remote home and network monitoring and management solutions. The seamless integration of the Domotz suite of products with Crestron smart home systems will empower Crestron residential […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 853: Intel Unite 4 Will Not Be All That Intel Shows at InfoComm

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Intel Unite’s VP of Sales, Thomas Loza used today’s podcast to tease a new product launch at InfoComm 2019 in booth 3300. The Unite lets you create and manage a secure content sharing and collaboration platform for your organization. Wirelessly connect displays, employees, and mixed technology environments so your team can share and collaborate seamlessly, wherever they are. But, you need […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 852: Aurora’s Paul Harris Shows ReAX Control Platform Family of Products

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A little over a year ago, Paul Harris launched something called ReAX — a Javascript and HTML 5-based control platform that he felt would simplify control programming in the AV space. Well, now it’s ready for prime-time and his company Aurora Multimedia will head to InfoComm 2019 with 8 ReAX products to show. And, he’s still willing to […]

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Miniature USB Mic Debuts from MXL Microphones

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MXL Microphones announced the MXL AC-44 USB Conferencing Microphone today as a product that will officially debut at InfoComm (booth 3725). With a compact footprint measuring only 2.5×3″ (and 1″ tall), the AC-44 is an ideal solution for any limited space application. It can easily be affixed to medical carts for telemedicine, placed in robotics […]

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My Friend (and Projection Shootout Partner) Steve Somers Named AVIXA 2019 Distinguished Achievement Winner

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Extron and AVIXA jointly announced that Steve Somers, recently retired vice president of engineering from Extron, the winner of the 2019 Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement Award. Each year the trade association representing the commercial AV industry worldwide recognizes outstanding AV professionals for their contributions, leadership and commitment to excellence. The Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement Award […]

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Aveo Systems Redesigns Mira Connect Panel

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Aveo Systems has introduced Mira Connect 10, a 10″ touch display and integrated control system with wall and tabletop mounting options for the company’s Mira Connect family. Mira Connect 10 provides simple setup and easy use in collaboration rooms of all kinds, allowing one-button dialing from calendar invitations, display management, video switching, volume and mute […]

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Vidyo Acquired by Enghouse Systems Limited

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Enghouse Systems Limited announced today it has acquired Vidyo for around $40 million. Vidyo’s annual revenue is approximately $60 million. Headquartered in Hackensack, New Jersey, Vidyo is a provider of video software solutions that support visual communications across diverse end-points, networks of varying bandwidth and geographically dispersed locations. The company’s infrastructure software platform leverages patented […]

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