Studio Technologies Intros 5412 Audio Interface and 5418 Mic/Line Interface

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Studio Technologies introduces the Model 5412 Audio Interface and the Model 5418 Mic/Line Interface, two new Dante-compliant solutions for applications that use Audio-over-Ethernet (AoE) network connectivity. The Model 5412 supports analog line-level inputs and outputs, and is available in two versions — one with eight input and eight output channels, and the other with 16 […]

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AtlasIED Introduces SHS Ceiling Speaker

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AtlasIED has introduced the SHS Series (AKA: Strategically Hidden Speaker). The concealed design of the SHS is achieved by Adaptive Dispersion Lens Technology, something AtlasIED patented. Only a 3-inch diameter lens and a micro trim ring are visible on the ceiling. The dispersion lens can be easily painted or replaced with material to match the […]

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Optoma Intros New 4K550 and 4K550ST Native 4K DLP Projectors

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Optoma today is unveiling two new 4K UHD projectors designed for corporate and house of worship environments. The Optoma 4K550 and 4K550ST are powered by Texas Instruments DLP chipset with XPR technology and both are native 3840×2160. Both projectors offer HDR10 and REC.2020 compatibility for color precision and advanced features, including vertical lens shift and […]

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Flex Rental Solutions Announces Flex5 Phone is Released

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Flex Rental Solutions announced that Flex5 Phone — its newly designed phone app — has been released to all customers. Flex5 is the company’s new HTML5 user interface and features a complete rewrite of Flex’s user interface and backend architecture. Flex5 will eventually replace Flex’s current Flash UI by adding a new desktop environment. Flex5 […]

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Extron Introduces Ethernet Connected and Fully Customizable AV Control

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Extron just announced the NBP Series Network Button Panels, a new product family that brings control to a broad variety of AV applications. Network Button Panels connect to a control processor using standard Ethernet. These customizable, easy-to-use control panels work in conjunction with an IP Link Pro control processor, HC 403 or HC 404 to […]

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Yamaha UC Ships New YAI-1 Conference Ensemble for UC Applications

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Yamaha Unified Communications announces the availability of the Yamaha YAI-1 Wireless Microphone Conference Ensemble for installation out of the box into boardrooms and large conference rooms utilizing UC applications. Available in North America, the conferencing solution is a preconfigured USB audio system that achieves premium audio experience for an organization’s chosen UC platform. The professional […]

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Visix Unveils Beta Release of AxisTV Alert for CAP-Compliant Digital Signage Messaging

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Visix, Inc. has released a beta version of its new AxisTV Alert software application for digital signage. The new alerting platform gives customers time-saving workflows to deliver important updates and critical alerts across their digital signage system. AxisTV Alert is designed as a stand-alone platform for high reliability, scalability and performance. It can be used […]

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Luxul Strengthens Partner Program for Integrator Advantages

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Luxul today announced that it has strengthened its partner program with the recent addition of several strategic, integration and industry partnerships that deliver added value to the company’s integrators and their customers. The list of partners has recently increased to include Kramer, Crestron, Sonos, Atlona, Key Digital, WyreStorm, Blustream, Just Add Power, URC, Chief, Contemporary […]

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New PrimeView Fusion Max Aims at Using LEDs to Replace Projectors with Purpose-Built Sized Displays

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Primeview claims to be creating a new category in the display market with its Fusion MAX Display (FSNM) Solutions of stand-alone displays aimed at replacing projectors in a room. Primeview’s new line are a series of 1920×1080, bezel-free LEDs available in 110″, 138″, 165″ or 220″ sizes. They are aimed at auditoriums, theaters, rental, classrooms […]

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IntelliVision Launches Video Analytics Channel Partner Program

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IntelliVision Technologies today announced the launch of its Channel Partner Program. Capitalizing on the millions of cameras, dashcams and video doorbells that leverage IntelliVision software, from companies including Ring, Netgear and Pelco, IntelliVision is now providing a full set of services enabling dealers and integrators to build video analytics into CCTV, security and surveillance systems […]

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Klipsch Heritage Wireless Speaker ‘The Three’ Adds Google Assistant

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Klipsch has added Google Assistant functionality to its new Heritage Wireless table-top speaker, The Three. The Three with Google Assistant built in offers nostalgic mid-century modern design with the addition of a personal, helpful digital assistant. Functionality includes the ability to ask questions and get information, stream music, hear the news, weather and traffic, add […]

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TrueConf Releases an Open Source Application for Video Enabled Kiosks

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TrueConf has released the TrueConf Kiosk source code. TrueConf hopes this will make video kiosk software more accessible by providing developers with an open source application for real-time customer service via video conferencing. Embedded video conferencing systems traditionally require recruiting skilled software engineers, commissioning a custom development or learning SDK. To make the process easier, […]

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QSC Awarded Patent for Web Conferencing Integration

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QSC just announced it has been awarded a utility patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its Q-SYS Web Conference Integration Solution. This patent (USA 9,973,638) recognizes the solution’s ability to bring an IP camera stream from Q-SYS PTZ-IP conference cameras into soft codec applications (like Zoom, Skype for Business, GoToMeeting, etc.) […]

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Crestron Partners With ekey for Fingerprint Door Entry System

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Crestron announced today that ekey biometric systems is now an official Crestron integration partner. The wall-mounted ekey finger scanners integrate with Crestron 3-Series control systems. Crestron residential integrators can now introduce one-touch door entry to their smart home designs. Fingerprint door entry also enhances security by eliminating hackable four-digit codes and the possibility of key […]

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InfoComm 2018 Show Receives Award from International Association of Exhibitions and Events

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AVIXA and host of InfoComm 2018, the largest professional audiovisual trade show in North America, received two awards in the annual International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Art of the Show Competition. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world. InfoComm 2018 won awards for show brand design/development […]

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NEC Display Solutions Launches 27″ EA271U 4K Display

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NEC Display Solutions today announced the availability of the 27″ MultiSync EA271U, a native 4K UHD (3840×2160) LCD-based desktop monitor with USB-C connectivity. The 350cd/m2 brightness monitor has a 1000:1 contrast ratio and is ENERGY STAR 7.0 and TCO 7.0 compliant. The EA271U features a three-sided ultra-narrow bezel of just 1 millimeter. It’s compatible with NEC […]

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Avonic Launches CM20 Wide-Angle Huddle Camera with Built-in Mic Array

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Avonic today announced the availability of the CM20-VCU high-quality 4K camera with a built-in microphone array. Integrated with auto-framing, a digital PTZ (with selectable presets) and a 120 degrees viewing angle, the CM20 is aimed at videoconferencing and recording applications in huddle and meeting rooms. Users can create presets to capture a whiteboard or flip-over […]

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Barco Uses Danish Court to Stop Another ClickShare Copy

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The Maritime and Commercial High Court of Copenhagen, Denmark, ruling in summary proceedings, has granted Barco’s leave for a preliminary injunction against the Danish distributor Unit.DK to market and sell Wireless Media. In Barco’s view, this Chinese wireless presentation system is a look-alike of Barco’s ClickShare. The court has found it probable that the product […]

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Video Conferencing Market to Surpass USD $20 Billion by 2024

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Global videoconferencing market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $11 billion to over $20 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The falling price of the video conferencing products (and also soft-codec-based systems) is also driving the growth in the video conferencing […]

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Egan Visual Adds 1,000+ Colors to Glass Options

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Egan Visual just introduced what it’s calling the Egan Infinite Color Palette — 1,050 standard colors that can be specified with any Egan Glass product — Egan GlassWrite and EganAero. To introduce the Egan Infinite Color Palette, Egan is releasing a custom fan deck displaying all 1,050 colors. The Egan fan deck is an accessible […]

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Savant Partners with USAI Lighting for Education and Design of Lighting Systems for Homes

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Savant has introduced an educational platform featuring online tools in support of Savant integrators seeking to add lighting fixture sales and installation as part of their services. Savant’s new interactive Fixture Designer tool is available to all authorized integrators via the Savant Store. This resource has been designed to help integrators understand the variety of […]

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AVIXA Fills 2019 Board of Directors, Leadership Search Committee Members with Women

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AVIXA has announced the election results for the 2019 AVIXA Board of Directors and leadership search committee (LSC). We’re excited to see that most of the new positions were filled with Women! Bravo! Jon Sidwick, global senior vice opresident of Maverick AV Solutions, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the board by AVIXA membership. AVIXA members […]

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New MuxLab IP H.264/H.265 PoE Transmitter Supports 4K@30Hz AV-over-IP

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MuxLab’s new HDMI over IP H.264/H.265 PoE Transmitter is specified to transmit 4K/30 AV-over-IP. It also claims less than 200ms latency (in low latency mode) with H.265 compression of 4K. Each of MuxLab’s transmitters can connect AV equipment to a network from up to 100 meters in distance using a standard Cat5e/6. Once on the […]

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22Miles Launches Carry2Mobile – Moving Digital Signage Content to Mobile Screens

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22Miles, Inc. has unveiled an interesting new product called Carry2Mobile. Carry2Mobile uses HTML5 technology to seamlessly transition the user experience from a digital sign to a mobile device’s web browser. 22Miles is one of the first DS companies to move content from a digital sign to a mobile phone without requiring the user to download […]

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Studio Technologies Offers Flex-Use Audio Resources with Model 5330 Interface

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Studio Technologies introduces the Model 5330 Flex-Use Dante Audio Interface. Four line-level analog sources can be connected to the unit and then, after conversion to digital, output by way of four output (transmitter) channels associated with the Dante interface. Four signals that arrive by way of Dante can be converted to analog and then output […]

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KanexPro Debuts HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT Switcher for Home Theaters

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KanexPro has announced an HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT 8×8 matrix switcher, the MX-HDBT8X818G, aimed at the home theater market. KanexPro’s 8×8 HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT matrix switcher shifts inputs to outputs over CAT5e/6 utilizing an HDBaseT including HDR10 and Dolby Vision. The HDMI 2.0 switcher is HDCP 2.2 compliant and supports video resolutions up to […]

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Da-Lite Intros Same Day Shipping of Electric Screens

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Da-Lite’s new DescenderPro will be the first electric screen product that Da-Lite stocks ready to ship same day. The ceiling recessed electric screen will be available in 16:9 and 16:10 formats in sizes from 106”-164” diagonal with four surface options – HD Progressive 0.9, HD Progressive 1.1, Da-Mat and Matte White. The black drop for […]

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Peerless-AV Launches New Diamond Level of the Certified Installer Training Program

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Peerless-AV has announced the launch of the newest level of its its Certified Installer Training Program — the Diamond Level. This level, entitled, “Video Wall Mounting Systems for Direct View LED Displays,” is led by long-time industry experts who have the sales application and engineering experience to make every job successful for those who attend. Peerless-AV’s […]

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BrightSign Digital Signage Media Players Now Support Foot-Traffic Analytics from BlueFox.io

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BrightSign today announced that BlueFox has integrated its real-time mobile phone sensing technology into BrightSign’s digital signage media players. BlueFox pioneered the use of mobile phone signals to measure foot traffic, and the integration announced today adds that capability to any Wi-Fi enabled BrightSign player, making it possible to measure and optimize the ROI of digital signage […]

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Zhiyun Debuts DSLR Camera Stabilizer Dubbed CRANE 3 LAB

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Zhiyun has announced the CRANE 3 LAB gimbal for professional DSLR and cinema-grade cameras. The CRANE 3 LAB features an L-shaped design, an integrated wireless image transmission system and ViaTouch control system for operation. The CRANE 3 LAB has a protruded control stick to help provide stability and comfort. Zhiyun says it creates a natural […]

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