InfoComm: Global AV: Spotlight Europe

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By Monica Heck Special to InfoComm International [Editor’s note: In 2015, InfoComm International will offer snapshots of AV markets around the world, based on InfoComm research and interviews with AV professionals in those markets. Look for future global spotlights in the Resources section of our website.] As AV professionals prepare for Integrated Systems Europe 2015, […]

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D.A.S. Expands Event Series

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D.A.S. just launched the new Event M210A — a three-way stage monitor in a double 10” “dual-band” configuration. The dual-band configuration allows twin 10″ loudspeakers to work in tandem for maximum power at low frequencies. Above the low frequency range, the advanced digital signal processing allows the 10″ speakers to operate independently in specific frequency […]

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Become an ISE InfoComm Guest Member and Get Access to 30 ISE Training Sessions for Free

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InfoComm International is offering all ISE 2015 attendees the chance to become a ‘Guest Member’ for the duration of the show, free of charge. Guest Membership entitles all who sign up to a range of benefits including FREE admission to all and any of 30 regular InfoComm education sessions, normally priced at €40 each. There […]

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Christie Announces Boxer Projector Series

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Christie’s new Boxer Series will officially launch and will make its worldwide debut at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam, but we have the details now. Technically, there was a private launch back in November and Christie has already taken orders for more than 200 projectors — without a public launch! The first […]

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Barix Introduces OEM Module at ISE 2015

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Barix’s new IPAM302 is designed as an OEM for vendors and systems integrators seeking cost-efficient, openly programmable modules to build their own IP audio products — as well as for companies interested in private-label products manufactured by Barix. The IPAM302 is the board-level technology at the core of Barix’s latest-generation Instreamer IP encoders and Annuncicom […]

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Rotel Introduces New RSP-1582 Reference Surround Processor

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Rotel Electronics has just launched what it’s calling a “reference” surround processor: the RSP-1582. Rotel says the DACs in the RSP-1582 preamp/processor consist of six 24-bit/192kHz  Wolfson WM8740 chips, four dedicated DACs for the front left, front right, center and subwoofer channels and shared stereo DACs for the rear and surround channels. Also included is […]

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ClearOne Updates Digital Wireless Microphone System, Adds Built-In Dante

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ClearOne has introduced a new version of its Digital Wireless Microphone products, now with support for Dante technology. As you know, Dante is the industry’s fastest growing media networking protocol for digital audio networking. This newly released microphone system complements other audio products from ClearOne in that it uses radio-frequency (RF) digital wireless signal transmission […]

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17 Stands You Must See at ISE 2015

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As you may know, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is Europe’s — and the world’s — largest AV show. Combining both residential and commercial AV technology in one giant trade show venue at the Amsterdam RAI, the show is nicely spread out in 12 easy-to-navigate halls that you can walk without back-tracking as it’s laid-out in […]

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Christie H Series Joins 1-Chip DLP Lineup at ISE

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Christie introduces its brightest 1-chip DLP projector line today with the new Christie H Series that include two projectors that are both spec’d with 12,000 lumens. Weighing only 52.5 pounds (24 kilograms) each, both the dual-lamp Christie D12HD-H (1080p) and Christie D12WU-H (1920×1200) projectors are designed for mid-to-large rental staging and fixed applications such as […]

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7thSense to Show 8K Media Server at ISE 2015

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7thSense Design has announced the latest version of its Delta Infinity Media Server line, the Infinity III, will manage and play 8K (60Hz) resolution content uncompressed 3GB/S playback capable. Features include full timeline control, warp, blend, full dome and abstract mesh screen modes. According to 7thSense, Infinity III promises solid playback for high complex projection […]

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SMART Technologies Launches 84″ kapp Along with New Premium Services

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On the heels of last week’s Microsoft Surface Hub 84-inch multi-touch collaboration board announcement, SMART Technologies has launched its own 84” product with the kapp 84. SMART is also announcing something called SMART kapp Premium Services, which enables SMART kapp app users to unlock a range of enhanced features to the already revolutionary SMART kapp […]

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Microsoft Has Figured Out What Sharp, InFocus, SMART Technologies and Clary Icon Already Knew

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Although SMART Technologies invented the interactive whiteboard market, and therefore indirectly invented the interactive display market, companies like InFocus — with Mondopad — and Clary Icon as well as Sharp have developed it into more of a mainstream product category in recent years. So much so that Microsoft has now, well, copied it — but, […]

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CEDIA Returns to ISE 2015 With New Training Courses

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Building on a successful show in 2014, CEDIA, joint venture partner of ISE, will be delivering an extensive training program, incorporating several new courses at ISE 2015. The aim of this year’s training program is to educate attendees on the latest industry developments in short bite size sessions. With over twenty courses available, installers will […]

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Visual Productions Brings Cuety iPad Lighting Controller to ISE

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At ISE, Visual Productions will be exhibiting their range of lighting control software for Mac, PC and Linux and solid-state hardware controllers including the CueCore and Cuety iPad lighting control system. According to Visual Productions, Cuety is a new generation lighting controller that turns an iPad into a lighting console. The Cuety LPU-1 controller is […]

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ARTHUR HOLM to Debut DYNAMIC1H TALK and DYNAMICNAMETAG at ISE

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ARTHUR HOLM will unveil two new motorized monitor products at ISE next month in the form of the DYNAMIC1H TALK and DYNAMICNAMETAG. The DYNAMIC1H TALK is a motorized, foldable and “unfoldable” monitor, where the screen is always visible. It is constructed with milled aluminum and the multi-touch screen is covered with a protective, edge-to-edge glass. […]

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DENON Intros Four New Loudspeakers Aimed at Meeting Room Installs

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Following the introduction of the company’s compact DN-304SAM audio monitors, Denon Professional, introduced four loudspeakers for conference rooms and meeting spaces. The announcement includes the bi-amplified two-way DN-306SA and DN-308SA, and tri-amplified three-way DN-506SA and DN-508SA. Designed for presentations, collaborative discussions and critical multimedia playback, the Denon Professional DN-306SA and DN-308SA offer the following specs: […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Professional Debuts SRX800 Series Portable Powered Loudspeakers

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JBL Professional today announced the introduction of its SRX800 Series portable powered loudspeakers that integrate both JBL transducers and Crown DriveCore amplifiers. JBL SRX800 Series models include the 12-inch two-way SRX812P, 15-inch two-way SRX812P, dual 15-inch three-way SRX835P, 18-inch SRX818SP subwoofer and the SRX828SP, the world’s only dual-18-inch powered subwoofer at this price point. The […]

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Turbosound Debuts iQ Series Acoustic Integration Loudspeakers

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Turbosound launched its all-new iQ Series networked loudspeaker product line. The iQ Series features what Turbosound is calling “Acoustic Integration”, enabling digital mixers, personal monitor systems and loudspeakers to communicate directly with each other via the company’s proprietary ULTRANET Technology. Acoustic Integration allows users to change the sound system without ever leaving the mixing desk. […]

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dbx Intros 500 Series Processors

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HARMAN subsidiary dbx is introducing its 500 Series processors — five half-rack-space recording studio signal processors. The new 500 Series models include the 560A Compressor/Limiter, 530 Parametric EQ, 580 Mic Pre, 520 De-Esser and 510 Sub Harmonic Synth. The dbx 560A Compressor/Limiter provides control of dynamics including threshold, compression ratio and output gain. It offers […]

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ARTHUR HOLM to Show New DynamicX2 and Dynamic3 Design at ISE

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ARTHUR HOLM’s DynamicX2 has been re-designed with what the company is calling a new ultra-thin design — they say it makes it the slimmest retractable monitor on the market. The DynamicX2 is a retractable monitor that literally can be installed to completely silently retract into the table surface. Using a patented automatic tilting system, ARTHUR […]

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Behringer Intros Small Format Mixer With MP3 Player

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The Behringer XENYX QX602MP3 is a 6-input/2-bus small format mixer with XENYX Mic Preamps, British EQs, a built-in MP3 player and a Multi-FX engine. The ultra-compact mixer’s six inputs (two mic, two stereo) feature onboard studio-grade XENYX Mic Preamps with available phantom power, as well as the Company’s so-called “British” channel EQs, which are modeled […]

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Stealth Acoustics Ships SA255 350W Mono Amp

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Built as a replacement of Stealth Acoustics’ 255R model, the new SA255 includes Stealth’s new blue back-lit front panel graphics and features a variable low-pass filter for use with Stealth, or other passive subwoofer speakers, and provides 350 watts of power at 4 ohm loads. The filter stage can be bypassed to allow for full […]

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dbx Introduces DriveRack VENU360 Loudspeaker Management System

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HARMAN brand dbx has announced the introduction of its DriveRack VENU360 Loudspeaker Management System, which enables a live or installed sound speaker system to be optimized from anywhere in a room. Successor to the DriveRack 260, the new VENU360 adds a host of additional features including mobile device control, additional input channels, improved DSP and […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | A Microsoft scoop, AV People: Anthony Coppedge and a couple blogs

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What happened this week? Well, a lot happened. Every week we give you some of the top stories we think deserve a second look. This week there was a lot of news so we packed a lot into this edition of the Weekly Wrap-Up. Some ISE 2015 news, a blog from InfoComm’s David Labuskes and […]

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Turbosound Unveils Modular Column INSPIRE Loudspeaker Series

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Turbosound introduced the company’s first modular column loudspeakers and subwoofers called the INSPIRE Series. The iNSPIRE Series consists of three full-range powered column loudspeakers, the 800-watt iP500, 1,000-watt iP1000 and 1,000-watt iP2000 — plus two 1,000-watt powered subwoofers, the 12” iP12B and 15” iP15B with integrated dual-channel 200-Watt amplifiers for satellite speakers. Equipped with an […]

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Audio-Technica Introduces System 10 PRO Rack-Mount Digital Wireless System

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Audio-Technica just launched a new System 10 PRO rack-mountable Digital Wireless System, the latest addition to the growing range of A-T System 10 wireless solutions. Like all System 10 models, the System 10 PRO Rack-Mount operates in the 2.4 GHz range and the rack-mount chassis houses one or two receiver units that can be operated […]

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Midas Introduces New M32 Digital Console Series and a Stage Box

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Midas’ new M32R and M32C are both digital consoles while the DL32 is a 32×16 stage box. Both the M32R and M32C are 40-input / 25-bus digital mixers with a host of connectivity options — and the M32R features the same Midas microphone pre-amplifiers and “1-million cycle” motorized faders as the PRO Series consoles. The […]

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DENON Launches New Mixer Line

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Denon Professional announced two new audio mixers today in the form of the 8-channel DN-408X and 12-channel DN-412X — both in a 2-bus portable tabletop format. Both mixers offer DyNamic Audio (DNA) mic preamps and built-in audio compression. Both the DN-408X and DN-412X include over 100 studio-grade effects and 9-band graphic EQ for enhancing a […]

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DENON Launches Audio Extractor — DN-271HE

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The new DN-271HE is an audio extractor that essentially isolates the encoded audio content from HDMI so it can be routed separately — for example, to a mixer or sound reinforcement system. With support for ultra-high definition signals, the DN-271HE enhances the flexibility of any display-plus-speakers system up to 4K2K video with 192kHz audio. Unique […]

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HARMAN’s Soundcraft Intros New Line of Analog Mixing Consoles

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HARMAN’s Soundcraft today introduced its Signature Series and Signature Series Multi-Track analog mixing consoles. Signature Series consoles are available in four frame sizes: 10-channel, 12-channel, 16-channel and 22-channel while the Signature Series Multi-Track consoles are available in 12-channel (14-in/12-out USB interface) and 22-channel (24-in/22-out USB interface). Both models include a wide variety of built-in Lexicon […]

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BenQ Now Shipping RP840G Interactive 4K Display

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On the heels of Microsoft’s release, BenQ America has announced that it is now shipping its 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) RP840G 84″ flat-panel display. Designed for classrooms and collaborative boardroom settings, as well as digital signage applications, the 84-inch multitouch panel provides an exceptional 10 interactive touch points, multi-PC touch control via USB, and uses their […]

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DENON Demos New Flagship Loudspeaker Line

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Denon Professional just launched what it’s calling the Delta Series professional loudspeakers. DENON says these speakers are custom-designed with purpose-built components, as well as studio-grade with extensive power to handle events and performing arts venues of any size. Each model features wireless control over internal digital signal processing (DSP), giving operators powerful sound-shaping capabilities in […]

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