BenQ’s TH671ST HD Projector Aimed at Budget-Conscious Buyers

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BenQ America today announced the availability of its new budget-friendly TH671ST HD home entertainment projector. Designed for console gaming, the TH671ST claims smooth gaming and something called LumiExpert — intelligent ambient lighting technology. The BenQ TH671ST is HD 1920×1080 resolution and it has a low 16.67-ms input lag and microsecond DMD response helping to eliminate motion blur and image lag. In […]

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CEDIA Breaks Ground on New Global Headquarters

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Today CEDIA broke ground on its new global headquarters in Fishers Indiana. CEDIA staff and leadership were joined by Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness and representatives of architecture firm American Structurepoint and Mayer Najem construction for the ceremony. “We are incredibly excited about this next chapter for CEDIA,” said Dennis Erskine, CEDIA Chairman. “The new global […]

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Eiki International Announces EK-820U 10K Lumen Laser Projector with HD-SDI

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Eiki just launched the EK-820U WUXGA (1920×1200) laser projector. Featuring 10,000 Lumen brightness, a 100,000:1 contrast ratio, and using both blue and red lasers, the EK-820U supports LAN control and carries the added benefits of a sealed optical engine design (IP6X) that provides protection against dust without using a filter design. The new Eiki EK-820U […]

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Atlona Ships AT-HDR-H2H-44M HDMI 4K with HDR Matrix Switcher

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Atlona is now shipping the AT-HDR-H2H-44M HDMI matrix switcher, a 4K HDR-capable 4×4 matrix switcher for HDR in a 1RU form factor. The HDR-H2H-44M supports all video resolutions, audio formats, and color space formats encompassed in the HDMI 2.0b specification. Atlona claims that it has fast switching and that it supports 4K/UHD video at 60 […]

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Christie Intros Crimson Series Projector

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Designed specifically for staging and high-usage applications, the new Christie Crimson projector line uses 3DLP laser phosphor technology and have lumens outputs up to 25,000. Featuring an IP5X sealed, solid-state laser light source, all Crimson projectors weigh 165-pounds and are spec’d at 2000:1 contrast ratio. The launch includes two models – the 1920 x 1200 […]

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ACER Buys Most of AOPEN

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AOPEN and Acer announced today a private placement of shares. With this private placement, Acer becomes the largest corporate shareholder in AOPEN, followed by Wistron Corporation. AOPEN is known for its expertise in high-reliability devices. This move brings to the table AOPEN’s deep commercial knowledge in applied computing platforms, IOT edge devices, and its vast network of […]

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AVIXA Announces ISE 2018 Professional Development Program

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At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018, Feb. 6-9 at the RAI Amsterdam, AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, will present a comprehensive professional development program, featuring a variety of education sessions, partner conferences and free FlashTrack sessions. ISE is a joint venture between AVIXA and CEDIA, the two leading industry associations for the global audiovisual industry. In 2017, the fast-growing […]

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Roland Professional A/V Introduces the XS-62S Six-Channel Video Switcher and Audio Mixer

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Roland Professional A/V is introducing the XS-62S, an integrated six-channel video switcher and audio mixer with PTZ camera control capabilities in a space-saving design, optimized for installed or portable live event, recording, broadcast and streaming productions. This latest addition to Roland’s comprehensive line of video production solutions delivers a powerful feature set in a compact 1RU form factor and […]

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AVIXA Announces 2018 Board of Directors, Leadership Search Committee Members

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AVIXA is pleased to announce election results for the 2018 AVIXA board of directors and leadership search committee (LSC). Jeff Day, chief executive officer of Bluewater Technologies, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the board by AVIXA membership. AVIXA members also elected to the board, Samantha (Sam) Phenix, vice president of research and development, Planar Systems […]

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Google Enters the Videoconferencing Market With Hardware Kit

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Google has had Hangouts — a software-based SORT-OF videoconferencing suite for years. But hardly anyone uses it. But now the company’s launched a hardware kit hardware including an ASUS Chromebox, USB camera (10.1” diagonal, IPS, 16:10, 1280×800 resolution), controller, speaker and mic set, known as the Speakermic. The Speakermic, custom designed and built by Google, […]

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InFocus Intros Six New IN110 Series “Value” Projectors

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InFocus Corporation announces the immediate availability of six new entry level projectors for use in boardrooms, classrooms and on the go. The IN110xa series and IN110xv series round out InFocus’ line of “value” solutions, now upgraded with improved image performance, up to 3,500 lumens, dual-HDMI inputs and a 15,000-hour lamp that adjusts to the perfect level of brightness based on […]

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Hitachi Intros 5,000-Lumen Laser Projector

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Today Hitachi America introduced the LP-WU6500 laser projector as its newest member of the solid-state laser (SSL) projector line, specified at 5,000 lumens and a native WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution. Solid state laser projectors have a maintenance-free life, up to 20,000 hours and no changing lamps or replacing filters. With WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution, the new 5,000-lumen laser projector […]

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Wisycom Launches New Two-Channel MPR52-ENG

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Wisycom introduced its new MPR52-ENG Dual Diversity Receiver today. This addition to Wisycom’s range of products was designed for professional applications. The new MPR52-ENG now has two built-in diversity receivers with both analog and digital outputs. With up to 790 MHz bandwidth in the 470/1260 MHz range, the MPR52-ENG features next generation multi-band front-end filtering. […]

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Audio-Technica Ships Spectrum-Efficient 6000 Series Wireless System

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Audio-Technica is now shipping its 6000 Series High Density Wireless System, a spectrum-efficient solution that allows users to use 31 channels in 4 MHz of bandwidth. The 2016 FCC Incentive Auction has resulted in a repack of the broadcast spectrum, reducing the amount of spectrum available for wireless microphone operations and driving the need for spectrum-efficient technology to operate a high […]

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Hisense Debuts 100″ DLP Projection Package with 110 Watt Harman Kardon Speakers

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The Hisense Laser TV is a pre-packaged system that includes a 3000 lumen 1-chip 4K resolution DLP projector, a built-in 110 2.1 surround Watt Harman Kardon speakers and wireless subwoofer, a 100″ Screen Innovations anti-glare screen and a scaler/processor. The entire system is short-throw so the projector sits 10” from the wall. The actual projector in the […]

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Luxul Announces New XAP-1440 Dual-Band AC1200 Outdoor Access Point

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For the extension of Wi-Fi coverage to outdoor areas, Luxul today announced a new dual-band AC1200 outdoor wireless access point. Compatible with the company’s XWC-1000 wireless controller, the IP-65-rated XAP-1440 employs multi-stream 802.11ac technology to deliver high data rates up to 1200 Mbps. For smaller networks where budgets are a concern, Luxul has also introduced the XAP-810, something they […]

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Allen & Heath’s New SQ Series Is a Compact, 96kHz Digital Mixing Solution

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With its 96kHz XCVI FPGA engine, Allen & Heath’s new SQ Series Digital Mixers bring the high-resolution audio performance of the company’s dLive Digital Mixing System to a compact, cost-effective and customizable platform.  SQ Series mixers are designed for a wide range of applications. Live sound engineers can customize the mixer’s workflow using a capacitive touchscreen, illuminated rotary […]

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Audio-Technica Ships U841R Boundary Microphone

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Audio-Technica is now shipping its new U841R Omnidirectional Condenser Boundary Microphone. A new addition to Audio-Technica’s UniPoint line of microphones, the U841R is an update to and replacement of A-T’s U841A microphone. While retaining the feature set that has made the U841A such a successful tool, the new U841R microphone is enhanced with the addition of internal electronics that do […]

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The World Masters of Projection Mapping to Debut in Amsterdam

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A new competition dedicated to showcasing the finest in projection mapping has been launched as a cooperative venture between Amsterdam Light Festival, Integrated Systems Events and the RAI Amsterdam. The World Masters of Projection Mapping competition will take place from 14 January until 9 February 2018. Work from five competing artists will be shown on the facade of EYE Filmmuseum. The […]

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Carlo Ratti to Present Opening Address at ISE in Amsterdam

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Integrated Systems Europe has announced that Carlo Ratti, a leading architect, engineer, inventor and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will present the ISE Opening Address on 5 Feb. 2018. Ratti said, “I am delighted to be giving the Opening Address at ISE 2018. Social and technological developments in the evolution of smart cities and smart buildings […]

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