Basalte Deseo Line of Room Controllers Is Now Crestron Connected

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Crestron announced today that through its partnership with Basalte, the Deseo line of room controllers are now Crestron Connected devices. That means Crestron residential dealers can now integrate them in their system designs to control lights, temperature, shades, and more in luxury homes, condos and yachts. Discrete and minimalistic, the handmade Deseo line provides an […]

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Major Update to Crestron Pyng OS Adds Support for Video – Available Soon in New CP3-R 3-Series® Control System

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Rockleigh, NJ – August 15, 2018 – Crestron, a global leader in residential control and automation technology, announced the upcoming release of Crestron Pyng® OS 2, the operating system of the world’s smartest homes. Built into the new CP3-R 3-Series Control System, a secure enterprise-grade control system for residential applications that’s shipping in September, Crestron […]

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Basalte Deseo Line of Room Controllers is Now Crestron Connected

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Rockleigh, NJ – August 20, 2018 – Crestron, the global leader in custom home automation and control technology, announced today that through its partnership with Basalte, the innovative Deseo line of room controllers are now Crestron Connected® devices. That means Crestron residential dealers can now seamlessly integrate them in their system designs to control lights, […]

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Clevertouch introduces STAGE: a collaborative workspace meeting solution

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Clevertouch is pleased to announce the launch of Stage, a lightweight quick to launch collaboration and meeting tool that gets rid of the pain and frustration of difficult meeting access, now available on the Pro Series E-CAP panels. Stage is a real-time collaborative workspace meeting solution that gives any organisation the opportunity to collaborate and […]

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Peerless-AV® Announces New Smart City Kiosk

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AURORA, Ill. – August 15, 2018 – Peerless-AV®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of innovative audio and video solutions and accessories, is pleased to announce its Smart City Kiosk (KOP2549-XHB, KOP2555-XHB). With a focus on functionality and aesthetics, the Smart City Kiosk is designed to be modern, approachable, practical, and endure the rigors of everyday use when unattended. […]

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Peerless-AV Announces New Smart City Kiosk for All-Weather Applications

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Peerless-AV just announced its Smart City Kiosk (KOP2549-XHB, KOP2555-XHB). The Smart City Kiosk is designed to be an all-weather-rated solution for sharing community information, travel and weather details, as well as wayfinding, advertising and entertainment. The Smart City Kiosk includes an Xtreme High Bright Outdoor Display (in 49″, 55″ or 65″) and an optional 10-point […]

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Projection Isn’t Out Despite Rumors, Gary Kayye To Share Future of Projection at Integrate 2018

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For almost a decade, industry pundits have been predicting the death of the projector – yet, sales keep growing. And, in the biggest irony of all, the projector has invaded the the one-and-only market deemed as a display-only segment: digital signage. That’s right, projectors are now being used to make giant signs, too – at […]

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Clevertouch Intros STAGE Collaborative Workspace Meeting Solution

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Clevertouch just announced the launch of Stage, a lightweight quick to launch collaboration and meeting tool available on the Pro Series E-CAP panels. Stage is a real-time collaborative workspace meeting solution that gives any organization the opportunity to collaborate and annotate on shared documents seamlessly within a live video conferencing environment. Designed for both on-site and distributed […]

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Vivitek Adds UCC Features to NovoTouch Displays

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Vivitek has announced that it will release a free upgrade for its NovoTouch Collaborative touch panels. Available now for users of the NovoTouch 4K-UHD touch screens, the update adds a host of collaboration features for UCC applications including full BYOD support and connectivity. The new firmware upgrade brings added functionality to Vivitek’s popular NovoTouch, including: Remote meetings […]

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Extron Ships Compact Modular 4K Videowall Processor

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Extron has announced the availability of the Quantum Ultra 305, a 3U, 5-slot card frame that supports any combination of Quantum Ultra input and output cards. The Quantum Ultra 305 features a high-speed video bus with the same Extron HyperLane technology and real-time performance as the 6U, 10-slot Quantum Ultra 610. A single card frame […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Adds Support for BrightSign 4K Media Players

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Carousel Digital Signage has announced the immediate availability of its new 7.4 software release for enterprise-class digital signage. The new release adds support for BrightSign’s complete range of 4K media players.. Carousel and BrightSign have partnered on digital signage network deployments for several years. The previous release (7.3) was designed to reduce the amount of […]

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Extron Expands Pendant Speaker Line with New Larger Two-Way Model

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Extron has introduced the Extron SF 26PT, a two-way pendant loudspeaker for high performance program or music playback in high-ceiling and open-ceiling applications. The SF 26PT is available in black or white, but is also paintable to fit in with any décor. The included Extron-exclusive PendantConnect speaker cable combines the speaker wires and steel support […]

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New Moverio BT-35E HDMI and USB-C Smart Glasses Use Si-OLED Wearable Display Technology

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Designed for use with existing hardware devices, Epson today launched the new Moverio BT-35E AR (augmented reality) Smart Glasses. Featuring an interface unit with HDMI and USB Type-C ports, Moverio now functions as a wearable display for any standard HDMI (HDMI1.4) output device, as well as any USB Type-C output device supporting DisplayPort Alt Mode, […]

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Vaddio Launches PrimeSHOT 20 HDMI High Definition PTZ Camera

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After its debut at InfoComm 2018, Vaddio has now officially launched the new PrimeSHOT 20 HDMI Camera. With 1080p/60 image quality, PrimeSHOT 20 HDMI is designed to replace existing standard definition PTZ cameras or as an initial system upgrade. The PrimeSHOT 20 HDMI Camera is well-suited for large conference rooms, lecture halls and houses of […]

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rAVe Founder Gary Kayye to Lead AV-over-IP Panel, Teach Two Classes at Integrate in Australia

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We will be heading to Sydney, Australia, next week to cover the entire Integrate Show — ANZ’s largest AV show. We have already set-up a show microsite here: rAVePubs.com/Integrate2018 and it’s populated with new product news and will, eventually, host the 500+ videos we will shoot on the show floor. Integrate is not a show […]

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Extron Intros 12G-SDI Distribution Amplifier

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Extron has introduced the new DA4 12G HD‑SDI, a compact four‑output distribution amplifier for multi‑rate SDI digital video signals. It supports all common serial digital video data rates up to 11.88 Gbps, while passing HDR, embedded audio, and other ancillary data allowed by the SMPTE and ITU standards. Automatic input cable equalization adds up to […]

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New Extron 12G-SDI Distribution Amplifier

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Anaheim, California (August 9, 2018) – Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the new DA4 12G HD‑SDI, a compact four‑output distribution amplifier for multi‑rate SDI digital video signals. It supports all common serial digital video data rates up to 11.88 Gbps, while passing HDR, embedded audio, and other ancillary data allowed by the SMPTE and […]

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Epson Ships PowerLite L-Series Laser Projectors

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Epson today announced it is now shipping its new compact PowerLite L-Series laser projectors within the 4,500 — 6,000 lumen range. Weighing between 17 and 19 pounds, the PowerLite L-Series are aimed at installation in educational institutions, corporate spaces and houses of worship with high ambient lighting. Epson’s PowerLite L-Series laser projectors are spec’d for […]

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Extron Intros IN1808 Series 4K/60 Presentation Switchers

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Extron just introduced the new IN1808 Series of eight-input seamless presentation switchers with 18 Gbps support and 4K/60 @ 4:4:4 video scaling. They feature the Extron’s Vector 4K scaling engine with 30-bit internal video processing and inputs like DisplayPort, HDMI and DTP2 along with an assignable input loop-through and simultaneous HDMI and DTP2 outputs. These […]

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New Amazon Echo Dot Wall-Mount for Origin Acoustics Valet System Debuts

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Origin Acoustics is adding a wall-mount for the Amazon Echo Dot to its Valet system — the Dot Wall Mount. It will debut at CEDIA Expo. This is a simple way to integrate the Dot for music distribution and automation. In this offering is a clever mounting system that hides the Dot behind a speaker […]

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Extron Debuts Larger 4K/60 HDMI Switchers with Ethernet Monitoring and Control

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Extron has introduced two new high-performance HDMI switchers that support data rates up to 18 Gbps and signals up to 4K/60 with 4:4:4 color sampling. The six-input SW6 HD 4K PLUS and the eight-input SW8 HD 4K PLUS are HDCP 2.2 compliant and support HDR, 12‑bit Deep Color, 3D and HD lossless audio formats. The […]

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Extron Adds IN1806 with 4K/60 @ 4:4:4 Scaling to Presentation Switcher Lineup

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Extron has added the new IN1806, a six-input seamless presentation switcher that delivers 4K/60 video scaling, ProDSP audio processing and integration features. It supports HDMI 2.0 data rates up to 18 Gbps and incorporates Extron Vector 4K scaling engine with 4:4:4 chroma sampling and 30-bit internal video processing. The IN1806 is integrated with seamless switching […]

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Extron Adds IN1806 with 4K/60 at 4:4:4 Scaling to Presentation Switcher Lineup

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Anaheim, California (August 7, 2018) – Extron is pleased to introduce the new IN1806, a six-input seamless presentation switcher that delivers uncompromised 4K/60 video scaling, ProDSP audio processing, and integration features that set a new benchmark standard for the industry. It supports HDMI 2.0 data rates up to 18 Gbps and incorporates the Extron-exclusive Vector […]

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