Sony Expands Laser Projector Line with Five New Models

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Sony is adding five new WUXGA resolution models to its family of laser light source projectors. Each is aimed at commercial mid-range installation applications in schools, including education, faith, corporate and museums. The new models include the VPL-FHZ120L (12,000 lumens) for larger venues, the VPL-FHZ90L (9,000 lumens) for mid-sized classrooms, and the compact VPL-FHZ66 (6,100 lumens), VPL-FHZ61 (5,100 lumens) and VPL-FHZ58 (4,200 lumens). These […]

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Legrand Intros Nuvo P20 Valena Life Keypad

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Legrand is demo’ing it’s new Nuvo P20 Valena Life Keypad (NV-P20-VL) for its Player Portfolio whole home audio system at ISE 2018. Pairing operational simplicity with contemporary style, the P20 is designed to complement the company’s Valena Life wall plates, which are popular throughout the EMEA markets. With a capacitive backlit display, the keypad offers convenient in-wall control of volume, play, pause and next/previous track functions of […]

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Barco Launches AVaaS Service Aimed at Education and Meeting Room Control Markets

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Barco has become the first manufacturer to launch a AVaaS (AV as a service) model for integrators that involves real hardware that the client never has to purchase. Here at ISE today, Barco announced the launch of what it’s calling, in the press announcement, a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) offering — something I predicted back last fall. Powered by […]

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Kramer Intros 4K Tx and Rx in DGKat 2.0

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Kramer Electronics launched DGKat 2.0 at ISE 2018. DGKat 2.0 is featured in the Kramer PT-871/872 transmitter and receiver pair and supports 4K HDR, HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 signals and two-way powering over twisted pair. This compact extension solution delivers video signals up to 40 meters (130 feet) over Kramer CAT copper cables at up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) at […]

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NEC Launches Native 4K UHD Laser Projector at ISE 2018

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NEC Display Solutions Europe today debuted a 4K new projector as part of it’s PX Series, the NEC PX1005QL, at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam. The new laser projector is based on the latest NEC scaler chip that they are marketing as having a “pixel free” image. The projector heritage comes from NEC’s work as one of the three companies supplying the digital […]

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KissBox Was at ISE to Launch Two New Transceivers for Digital Audio, MIDI

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Show control company KissBox launched two new products aimed at those responsible for the design and implementation of control systems in theme parks, museums, visitor attractions, live shows and many other types of venues, as well as those involved in music technology. The AU6TR is the first of a new range of KissBox transceivers, developed to transport digital audio […]

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ClearOne CONVERGE Pro 2 Series Now Supports Built-In Skype for Business

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Skype for Business has been available on ClearOne‘s COLLABORATE Pro product line and a new update adds it to the CONVERGE Pro 2 48V, 128V and 128VD DSP Mixers. The announcement was made at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam in Stand #1-N120 of the RAI Exhibition Centre. Skype for Business in CONVERGE Pro 2 VoIP units is available through a free upgrade for […]

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Focal Introduces Ci-Fi at ISE 2018

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ISE sees the launch of two new built-in speaker ranges from Focal, with the introduction of the new entry-level 100 Series and additional products added to the mid-priced 300 Series. These new solutions integrate into the home with discretion, just like the in-ceiling loudspeakers of the 100 Series.  Featuring an impressively compact design, the speaker driver’s basket and chassis […]

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Epson Launches New PowerLite L-Series Laser Projectors Aimed at Education and Corporate

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Epson continues to drive the laser projection market with the introduction of the new PowerLite L-Series designed for corporate, education and houses of worship. The new Epson PowerLite L615U, L610U, L510U, L400U, L610W, L500W and L610 deliver use a laser light source, are spec’d at up to 6,000 lumens of color and white brightness, resolutions up to WUXGA and a new wireless technology to connect […]

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Leyard and Planar Expand Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System Line

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At Integrated Systems Europe, Leyard and Planar announced they are expanding its Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System product line to include the smallest fine pitch LED video wall display in the industry: a pixel pitch of just 0.7 millimeters. The is significant as the so-called pixel-pitch of an LCD monitor would be approximately the equivalent of .67mm — so this is nearly the identical resolution […]

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Lifesize Adds Features and Updates

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As the doors open at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 in Amsterdam, Lifesize has unveiled new innovations to help customers maximize their collaboration investment and work more efficiently and productively in the ways in which they actually work. The new integrations, features and updates are based on direct customer feedback, a nod to the company’s key value of “Leading with Customer […]

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Matrox Unveils Monarch LCS Radar Centralized Monitoring Application at ISE 2018

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Matrox Video today announced Matrox Monarch LCS Radar, a centralized monitoring application that provides a streamlined overview of multiple Monarch LCS lecture capture appliances. The easy-to-use web application allows IT administrators to monitor the status, health and activity of all encoders from a single dashboard. Overseeing the critical functions of every single encoder simplifies the maintenance and upkeep of the […]

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Hogar Controls Debuts Pro Solutions Line for Smart Homes and Buildings at ISE 2018

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Hogar Controls is launching their new Pro Solutions lineup of control and automation products for the residential and commercial markets at ISE 2018. At the core of Hogar Pro Solutions suite is the Home Controller (HC) Pro, a compact hub that uses Z-Wave Plus, Zigbee and Wi-Fi to connect and control smart home devices. This plug-in controller is small enough […]

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Bose Professional Ships Panaray MSA12X Modular Steerable Array Loudspeaker

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Bose Professional is now shipping its Panaray MSA12X modular steerable array loudspeaker. The self-powered Panaray MSA12X features a slim, unobtrusive acoustic design with 12 full-range 2.25-inch transducers in a columnar array configuration, to provide consistent audio levels with outstanding vocal intelligibility and full-range music reinforcement in acoustically challenging spaces. The MSA12X includes 12 internal power amplifiers (50 […]

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Epson Debuts Native 4K 12,000 Lumen and a Compact 20K Lumen WUXGA 3LCD Projectors

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Designed for rental and staging, Epson announced a 12,000-lumen native 4K 3LCD laser projector, the Pro L12000Q. In addition, Epson also added the compact Pro L20000U to its large venue projector line — a  20,000-lumen WUXGA resolution 3LCD projector. Epson’s new 3LCD laser projectors were launched at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam. Epson’s Pro L-Series laser projectors are designed for demanding environments, including rental and staging events, lecture halls and digital signage […]

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Origin Acoustics’ New Deep Subwoofer Collection Ships

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Origin Acoustics just told us its new line of freestanding subwoofers is now available. The Deep subwoofer collection features four models that blend the performance qualities necessary for both music and cinema sound. The single driver models will feature 8, 10 and 12-inch aluminum drivers with accompanying passive radiators. They will be driven by 300, 600 and 1,000 watts of […]

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Matrox Video Wall Portfolio Now Compatible with Neets Control Systems

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Matrox Graphics Inc. has announced that its portfolio of Matrox Mura capture, encode, decode and display cards is now compatible with the complete range of intuitive, user-friendly control systems from Neets. Enabled through a dedicated Neets device driver that is automatically accessible within the Neets software, system integrators and AV builders now have a simple, centralized and cost-effective option […]

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Control4 Announces Release of the CA-1 Automation Controller

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Control4 Corporation announces the immediate availability of the Control4 CA-1 Automation Controller. The CA-1 is specifically for lighting, temperature control and security in a home. At $350 list, the new controller is designed to appeal to homebuilders, MDU developers and hoteliers, giving them a way to differentiate with the inclusion of the most sought-after smart home experiences.Designed specifically for […]

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NEC Creates Endless Impressions at ISE 2018

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NEC Display Solutions Europe today unveiled a range of new technologies at ISE 2018 around the theme of “Creating Endless Impressions,” focusing on retail signage technologies and meeting and collaboration solutions as well as large venue display products. These display solutions include direct-view LED signage for huge visual surfaces and walls for in-/outdoor advertising – in the stand here at the […]

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BenQ Launches Four New Monitors, Three With HDR

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BenQ America today introduced four new models in its popular E-Series of entertainment monitors — including three (HDR) video. Featuring BenQ’s patented Brightness Intelligence Plus technology, the new EX3501R, EW3270U, EL2870U and Brightness Intelligence EW3270ZL each provide a single display for work and play. The BenQ EX3501R (curved 35″ Ultra-Wide QHD), EW3270U (32″ 4K UHD) and EL2870U (28″ 4K UHD) monitors all support AMD FreeSync — […]

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InFocus Releases Jupiter StreamPoint Line of Streaming Encoders

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InFocus Corporation today announces its line of Jupiter StreamPoint streaming encoders. Available in two models, StreamPoint 4K and StreamPoint HD, the encoders enable users to upgrade nearly any display wall and collaborative visualization system with industry-leading technology for streaming and recording video. The encoders are designed for Jupiter by InFocus PixelNet 2.0, Catalyst, and Canvas installations. StreamPoint provides high-density content distribution […]

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Origin Acoustics’ New VALET Amplifier Uses Alexa Voice Control

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Origin Acoustics just launched the four-zone system Valet amplifier designed to integrate with an Amazon Echo Dot. Featuring eight 50-watt channels, the Valet amp can be connected to a broad range of speakers and provide the power necessary to drive them to substantial volume levels. The Valet is now available and shipping. Each of the four stereo zones […]

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New Marine Speakers From Origin Acoustics Are 100 Percent Weatherproof

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Origin Acoustics just announced its new line of marine loudspeakers. The Explorer collection features seven models that are specifically designed for the harsh environments presented by installations on ocean going vessels. Utilizing proprietary coatings, the Explorer collection will withstand direct exposure to saltwater as well as extreme temperature and humidity conditions. They will produce incredible musical fidelity while […]

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Biamp Systems Tries Again With New Version of Devio Collaboration Platform

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If you don’t succeed, you try again, right? Well, Biamp Systems today announced the next generation of the company’s Devio collaboration platform. Devio is the first collaboration solution that integrates Beamtracking microphones. Many conference rooms feature microphones or integrated audio devices that are static. Equipped with Biamp’s patented beamtracking technology, Devio microphones not only identify and lock onto a […]

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InFocus Debuts Range of Laser Projectors at Integrated Systems Europe

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InFocus Corporation just entered the laser projector market including everything from large venue to ultra-short throw options. For large venue installations such as auditoriums, lecture halls and houses of worship, the INL5350 Series has two models — the 6,000-lumen INL5359 and the 8,000-lumen INL5369. Using InFocus Quantum Color Laser technology the INL5350 Series provides installers with six interchangeable lenses that […]

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Updated: Barco Again Instructs Bailiffs to Remove Product from ISE Show Floor for Patent Infringement, This Time from Kindermann

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Update: The Klick & Show was shown at ISE 2018 on Kindermann’s stand. A new story is here. Today, on the opening day of ISE, Barco instructed bailiffs to approach the booth of Kindermann and collect evidence of its Klick & Show wireless presentation system present at the show. Barco will now use this evidence […]

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InFocus Adds 55-Inch Model to Mondopad Collaborative Display Line

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InFocus Corporation announced an addition to their Mondopad family in the form of a 55-inch Mondopad INF5522AG. The 55-inch Mondopad is an all-in-one collaboration system that supports HD video conferencing, interactive whiteboarding, web browsing, data sharing, presentation, document annotation and wireless casting. The 55-inch Mondopad features Total Touch Control, a system management interface that eliminates the need for […]

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ClearOne Intros New Ceiling Microphone Array Product Line at ISE 2018

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ClearOne today introduced a new addition to its ceiling microphone array line up — the ClearOne Ceiling Microphone Array Analog X. The new model joins the original ClearOne Ceiling Microphone Array and offers systems integrators more options in their system design. All ClearOne Ceiling Microphone Arrays feature three wide-range microphones that are mounted together into a single unit array […]

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ELAN Launches 8.2 Software Update

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ELAN today introduced the 8.2 software update to the ELAN UI at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam in the Nortek Security & Control Stand 1-N50. The new ELAN Discovery feature simplifies set-up with the auto-discovery and auto-configuration of compatible devices on the network. Discovery scans the system’s IP networks – including wireless – to find all devices by IP and MAC addresses. Devices with the ELAN […]

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Peerless-AV Intros SmartMount Supreme Full Service Video Wall Mount with Quick Release

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PeerlessAV is introducing at ISE 2018 the SmartMount Supreme Full Service Video Wall Mount with Quick Release (DS-VW775-QR). Designed with the needs of integrators and end-users in mind, the DS-VW775-QR offers what Peerless-AV says is innovative, time-saving installation and maintenance features, including tool-less micro adjustment, easy hang wall plate, quick release mechanism and reusable spacers for […]

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Crestron FreeForm Turns Enterprise Spaces Into Meeting Spaces

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Crestron announced FreeForm (CCS-F-2) at ISE 2018, a new addition to its line of Enterprise Room Solutions. FreeForm enables secure wired and wireless presentation in lobbies, lounges and other public spaces and integrates with popular calendaring platforms. Crestron is demonstrating FreeForm in Hall-2, Stand 2-C20 at ISE 2018, 6 – 9 February, 2018. FreeForm mounts invisibly behind wall mount displays […]

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Crestron Unveils Cloud-Based Deployment, Provisioning and Management Platform

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Crestron just launched XiO Cloud, its cloud-based provisioning platform, in Hall-2, Stand 2-C20 at ISE 2018 today. XiO Cloud enables centralized enterprise-wide configuration, monitoring, management and control of Crestron products including Crestron Mercury, 3-Series Control Systems, DigitalMedia products (including DMPSs) and TSW touch screens. XiO Cloud provides IT managers with a centralized tool that enables them to deploy and manage thousands […]

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