Demand for Virtual Studios up 90% YoY since Pandemic


Pandemic restrictions have made broadcasters rethink traditional studio productions. The demand for virtual studios has increased exponentially since March 2020, with companies and broadcasters looking to shift to a virtual production due to ongoing restrictions. Historic analysis of the keyword ‘virtual studio’ shows that search volume is up 90% YoY since March 2020, a report […]

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New Shared VR Centre opens in Melbourne


Igloo Vision, the UK-headquartered Shared VR company, has set-up home in the Thornbury suburb of Melbourne. The company designs and develops immersive 360° projection spaces, which act a little like a giant virtual reality (VR) headset. With wraparound sound and vision, entire teams can be immersed in any 360° or VR content. And, ranging in […]

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QSC Promotes TJ Adams to Vice President, Systems Product Strategy and Development


Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 27, 2019) – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of TJ Adams to Vice President, Systems Product Strategy and Development. In this new role, Adams will continue to oversee strategy development and execution of product development for its Systems portfolio, including the Q-SYS Ecosystem. “Since TJ joined QSC over six […]

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Steve James Promoted to Vice President of Engineering at Extron


Anaheim, California (August 19, 2019) – Extron has announced the promotion of Steve James to Vice President of Engineering. James has a long track record of design innovation with more than 25 years of experience at Extron. “Steve has proven his ability to lead and manage a large part of Extron’s Engineering Department,” says Andrew […]

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Crestron to Launch Specialized Marine Program


Rockleigh, NJ – August 20, 2019 – Crestron, a global leader in smart home technology, is about to make even bigger waves in the marine automation market and set a new course in the very specialized marketplace. The soon-to-be-launched Crestron Marine Program will provide huge advantages to shipbuilders, specifiers, and ETOs, with Crestron set to […]

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Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 certified for Microsoft Teams


Wedemark, 15 August 2019 – The Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone is now certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms when deployed with Microsoft-certified DSPs. The ceiling array microphone, which offers easy installation and patented dynamic beamforming technology, will be available from Microsoft as a solution for Microsoft Teams Rooms complete with a Microsoft-certified DSP. TeamConnect Ceiling […]

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Kramer And Sony Add New Interactive Features to Professional Displays with Exterity


Jerusalem, Israel, August 13, 2019 — Further to the latest announcement during InfoComm 2019, Sony Australia and Kramer Electronics announce integration with Exterity – a leading IP video and digital signage technology provider. The additional collaboration with Exterity provides users with a seamless, interoperable and versatile all-in-one solution. Additional details and demos will be available […]

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D-Tools Introduces System Integrator Enhancements to Australian Integrators at Integrate 2019 with Upcoming Major Release of SI v13


CONCORD, CA, USA — August 13, 2019 — D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in data-driven system integration software, will introduce powerful new capabilities of the forthcoming release of its award-winning System Integrator (SI) software solution – System Integrator v13 – to the Australian audiovisual integration community in stand P14 at Integrate 2019, August 27-19, 2019.  […]

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Crestron DM NVX First and Only AV-over-IP Solution to Receive JITC and FIPS 140-2 Certifications


Rockleigh, NJ – August 12, 2019 – Crestron, a global leader in workplace technology, announced today that its DM NVX™ AV-over-IP product line has received Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) approval by the U.S. Department of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), and FIPS 140-2 validation by the NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), an […]

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Extron Introduces New Advanced Four Input 4K/60 4:4:4 HDCP 2.2 Switcher with Integrated DTP2 Transmitter


Anaheim, California (August 6, 2019) – Extron is pleased to introduce the DTP2 T 204, a four-input switcher with integrated DTP2 transmitter for sending HDMI and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CATx cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports computer and video resolutions up to 4K/60 at 4:4:4 chroma sampling. This HDCP 2.2-compliant switcher […]

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Crestron Smart Home Delivers Even More Lifestyle-Changing Enhancements with New Support for Apple TV


Rockleigh, NJ – August 5, 2019 – Crestron, a global leader in advanced smart home technology, announced today that Apple TV®, Siri®, and HomeKit™ technologies can now be leveraged to enhance the experience of Crestron smart home clients. The new and seamless integration delivers lifestyle-changing new functionality, starting with IP control of Apple TV, including […]

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Extron Ships Advanced Three-Input 4K/60 4:4:4 Switcher with Integrated DTP2 Transmitter


Anaheim, California (July 31, 2019) – Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the DTP2 T 203, a three-input switcher with integrated DTP2 transmitter for sending DisplayPort, HDMI, audio, and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CATx cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports video signals at resolutions up to 4K/60 at […]

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Jira Software integration with Nureva Span Workspace now available


Calgary, Alberta — August 1, 2019 — Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, announces the availability of Jira Software integration with Span Workspace, an expansive, cloud-based digital canvas for visual collaboration. The integration helps development teams visualize sprints and work faster together in real time. Teams use their personal devices or shared displays to quickly […]

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Eiki International Appoints Schippers Chief Operating Officer


Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – July 2019… Eiki International, Inc. a world leader for over 40 years in projection technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Schippers to the position of Chief Operating Officer. As an Eiki employee for over 11 years, Schippers is well-versed in the company’s operations, making him well-suited to […]

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Bose Professional is Now Shipping New Conferencing and General Purpose Processors


Framingham, MA, July 24, 2019– Bose Professional is now shipping new ControlSpace EX processors – two designed specifically for conference rooms (EX-440C and EX-12AEC) and one dedicated for general purpose applications (EX-1280). ControlSpace Conferencing Processors (EX-440C and EX-12AEC): With an open-architecture, all-in-one design, the ControlSpace EX-440C conferencing processor facilitates high-quality microphone integration and audio processing […]

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Sharp Launches Next Generation 4K Aquos Board Interactive Display Systems


MONTVALE, N.J., July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, today launched three new 4K Ultra HD resolution large-format AQUOS BOARD interactive display systems with built-in wireless and whiteboard functionality utilizing its embedded SoC (system-on-chip) controller. Sharp’s new 85″ Class (84 9/16″ diagonal) PN-L851H, 75″ Class (74 1/16″ diagonal) […]

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Yamaha Now Shipping New Enterprise Sound Bar and Collaboration Kit


SUDBURY, Mass. — July 23, 2019 — Yamaha has announced its new ESB-1080 Enterprise Sound Bar and Collaboration Kit are now shipping. Available in North America, the Yamaha Collaboration Kit bundles an AI wide-angle USB camera from Huddly, a leading manufacturer of award-winning, AI-powered conference cameras, with the ESB-1080 Enterprise Sound Bar. Moving into the […]

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