Enplug Launches Post-COVID Tools for Its Digital Signage Platform

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Enplug has launched a suite of post-COVID tools in its digital signage platform keeping employees informed, safe and engaged. Keeping employees informed about the latest workplace safety information is vital, especially in light of frequently updated health guidance. Users can now crop-and-rotate graphics to predefined screen layouts or adjust aspect ratios as images are uploaded, […]

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Modulo Pi’s Media Servers Drive Immersive Experience for the Monte-Carlo Gala 2020

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Organized by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health was held on September 24, 2020 on the terraces of the Monte-Carlo Opera. For this edition dedicated to Ocean, Earth, and Humanity, an audience of patrons, decision-makers, artists, and scientists gathered under an impressive immersive dome. For this event designed […]

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Utelogy Corporation Releases High Availability Software Component

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Utelogy Corporation has announced the release of High Availability, a new component of its software system that works in the background to eliminate single points of failure by utilizing the N+1 architecture providing redundancy across geolocated data centers. According to Utelogy, High Availability (HA) was developed as a direct response to customer demand and to […]

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Extron Intros New One-Gang Decorator-Style Transmitter

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Extron introduced new DTP2 T 201 D Monday. It’s a one-gang decorator-style transmitter for sending HDMI signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CatX cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) color sampling and complies with HDCP 2.3. The one-gang wall-mountable form factor of the […]

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The Impact of AV in Motorsports

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This year, traditional working environments changed overnight as everyone shifted from an office to their homes. However, my household has always been far from a traditional work environment. My husband, Cameron, is a professional race car driver. He’s had a pretty successful career over the last ten years. He’s won the Rolex 24 Hours of […]

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Avaya Upgrades UCC App With More Zoom- and Teams-Like Features — But, One-Ups Them With 61-People View

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Avaya announced that Avaya Spaces, the all-in-one video collaboration app for the digital workplace, has added new capabilities including an industry-best 61-participant “concert” view. Avaya Spaces is changing the way work gets done, enabling “work from anywhere” by centralizing voice, video, messaging, chat and task management in one app to improve productivity and increase employee […]

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SignageOS and Nexmosphere Partner for Sensor Compatibility

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SignageOS, the only unification technology platform in digital signage, and Nexmosphere, a developer and manufacturer of interactive sensors for retail, have partnered to offer cross-platform compatibility of Nexmosphere sensors to a variety of digital signage smart displays and media players. Through this partnership, companies can now create interactive digital signage experiences with Nexmosphere sensors to […]

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Extron Just Became the First Full-Bandwidth, Uncompressed 8K Switcher Company

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Extron just announced (and says it is ready to ship) the XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards — yes, 8K resolution (up to 7680×4320). The XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards accept HDMI 2.1 data rates up to 40.1 gigabits per second, enabling support of uncompressed 8K video with HDR. These HDCP 2.3-compliant […]

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QSC Announces Availability of the Attero Tech by QSCsolutions

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QSC announced the availability of new Attero Tech by QSCsolutions, including additions to the Axon family of network audio interfaces and Axiom family of analog audio I/O extenders, as well as a new purpose-built network amplifier. Axon Series Network Audio Interfaces: The Axon D2i is a single-gang Dante/AES67 network audio I/O wallplate, allowing for integration of […]

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Sanus Now Shipping New In-Wall Cable Management Kit

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Sanus announced that its new In-Wall Cable Management Kit and In-Wall Cable Management Kit for Mounted TV & Soundbar are now shipping. The solutions allow installers to neatly conceal power and AV cables inside the wall for a clean and professional look and include everything needed for a 30-minute installation without requiring hardwiring or an electrician. […]

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Extron Ships Its Most Powerful NetPA Ultra Amplifier With 2×200 Watts, Dante and DSP

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Extron is now shipping its most powerful and flexible NetPA Ultra amplifier, the new NetPA U 2002 SB with bridgeable outputs that can deliver two 200-watt channels into low impedance systems or one 400-watt channel into low or high impedance systems. It is an ENERGY STAR qualified, Dante-enabled audio power amplifier in a half rack, […]

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Salamander Designs FPS Series Mobile Stands Now Microsoft-Certified, Authorized

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Salamander Designs announced that its FPS Series Mobile Stands, designed for Microsoft Surface Hub 2S are now certified and authorized by Microsoft. Offering both fixed and adjustable heights plus storage for all AV components/wiring, these are the only electric stands built to integrate with Surface Hub 2S while offering a mobile, ADA-compliant solution. The Microsoft […]

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Floor-Standing Speaker Lines From Definitive Technology and Polk Audio Achieve IMAX Enhanced Certification

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Sound United, parent company to Bowers & Wilkins, Denon, Marantz, Polk Audio, Definitive Technology, Classé, and Boston Acoustics, today announced several floor-standing and select center channel speakers from the Definitive Technology Demand Series and Polk Audio Legend Series are the first speaker lines in the home theater market to garner IMAX Enhanced Certification. Sound United […]

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BETT 2021 Canceled

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BETT 2021 is the latest in-person trade show to be canceled — but is preparing virtual content in the show’s absence. The organization released the following statement: “After exhaustive conversations with our customers and visitors, as a consequence of changing government restrictions following the significant escalation of Covid-19 cases in the UK, we have reached […]

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Diversified Builds Out Workplace Safety Ecosystem

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With 2000+ employees, 50 worldwide locations, and more than $1 billion in an annual revenue, Diversified is a technology solutions provider delivering innovations in digital media, collaborative technology, broadcasting, electronic security and OTT solutions to a global clientele. rAVe Europe’s Bob Snyder chats with Michael Parker, director, strategic accounts EMEA at Diversified in London. Parker […]

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The Impact of Organizational Trust

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By Jon Sidwick Collabtech Group Back in March, the world started to close down. Traditional working environments changed overnight with knowledge workers shifting from the office to their homes, retail outlets closing or putting in strict protocols and the events industry all but disappearing. This has brought about an incredible shift in power. Suddenly, the […]

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Atomos Unveils New HDR Monitor Recorders

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Atomos just unveiled the NEON 17” and NEON 24” HDR monitor-recorders. The NEON series will start shipping in two sizes, the 17” and the 24” addressing the increased need for accurate monitoring in both production and post. Accessibility and consistency across the monitoring allows all key image stakeholders to have the shot and maintain the […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications Says ADECIA Family of UCC Products Will Ship in 2021

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Yamaha is taking on Crestron with its ADECIA family of UCC products. The company (Yamaha Unified Communications) said the products included in the line — the multi-beamforming RM-CG ceiling microphone and RM-CR audio processor, PoE switches and the VXL Series line array speakers, will ship in Q1 2021. Every component of the system, from the […]

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TASCAM Releases Professional-Grade 4K Blu-ray/Media/Network Player

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TASCAM’s new BD-MP4K is a professional-grade Blu-ray/media/network player for 4K/UHD resolution. The BD-MP4K is designed for commercial installations and touring applications requiring 4K (3840 x 2160) image quality and up to 7.1 surround sound. Requiring only one height unit in the rack, the BD-MP4K saves space by eliminating the need for discrete audio/video playback devices […]

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Sanus Now Shipping Mounts Designed for Sonos Arc

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SANUS announced that it’s now shipping two new mounts designed specifically for the Sonos Arc. Whether attaching the sound bar to a TV mount or directly to the wall, the flexible solutions allow installers to fine-tune their height and depth to ensure optimal performance for the Arc’s Dolby Atmos speakers. Compatible with most displays from […]

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Binary Releases New MoIP Audio Transmitter and Receiver

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Binary has released its all-new Media-over-IP Audio transmitter and receiver. Designed for residential-based audio distribution, these new components create a multiroom audio experience using the same controller and network as a MoIP A/V system. MoIP is Binary’s media distribution technology that lets integrators build an AV distribution system for its customers using a network. With […]

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PPDS Announces Philips T-Line Touch Displays for Education

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PPDS announced the availability of the Philips T-Line — a new range of interactive touch displays designed exclusively for education. First unveiled at ISE 2020 in February, the new Android-powered T-Line integrates an Android-based processor in a 65”, 75”and 86” interactive LCD display. Mounted to the wall like a traditional whiteboard or blackboard, T-Line displays […]

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Audio Collaborative 2020 — The Blog Version, Pt. 2

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By: Leah McCann & Steph Beckett Audio Collaborative 2020 kicked off Wednesday with some excellent insights into the audio sector of the AV industry. (In case you missed it, our day one recap is here.) Thursday, we were excited for more. Day two of the show would bring forth topics from esports and the music […]

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CEDIA Announces Propel Affinity Program to Connect Members to New Brands

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CEDIA announced the launch of CEDIA Propel, an affinity program designed to connect members to new brands. CEDIA’s integrator members will receive preferential pricing and product training across all brands enrolled in Propel. The Propel program will enable current CEDIA manufacturer members to drive adoption, while also attracting new brands to the CI channel. Propel […]

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Extron Introduces Two NAV Encoders With Decorator-Style Wall Plate Design

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Extron has introduced two new NAV encoders in a decorator-style wall plate design. These models support streaming visually lossless 4K video with ultra-low latency. With support for 1-gigabit-per-second Ethernet networks and optional Ethernet expansion ports, the NAV wall plate encoder series uses the Extron-patented PURE3 codec to deliver groundbreaking performance with real-time, visually lossless video […]

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Audio Collaborative 2020 — The Blog Version, Pt. 1

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By: Steph Beckett & Leah McCann Wednesday marked the start of the seventh-annual Audio Collaborative conference put on by UK-based Futuresource Consulting. Over two days, the 2020 conference, a virtual version of the show this year, tapped a lineup of industry experts to inspire a listening audience. Who was that audience? AV, technology and IT […]

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VuWall Releases TRx 3.0 Software Platform for AV-over-IP Content Distribution

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VuWall just announced the release of TRx 3.0, now powered with VuTrex technology, a single software platform that can distribute AV-over-IP content thus, create a digital canvas. TRx 3.0 also introduces a redesigned architecture, with its hybrid VuTrex technology, that can manage multiple sources in any source format and route them to single displays or […]

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Extron Releases New Four-Input Switcher With Integrated DTP2 Transmitter

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Extron just announced it’s shipping the DTP2 T 204, a four-input switcher with integrated DTP2 transmitter for sending HDMI and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded Catx cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports computer and video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz at 4:4:4 color sampling. This HDCP 2.3-compliant switcher includes […]

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Vivitek Announces Three New NovoTouch 4K Resolution Panels

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Vivitek has announced three new NovoTouch 4K resolution panels with both wireless collaborative touch and digital signage in one display. Aimed at both corporate and education users, the NovoTouch EK653i, NovoTouch EK753i and the NovoTouch EK863i give users the ability to choose between corporate or education modes and also include a switch between Wireless Collaboration […]

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DPA Microphones Upgrades Its 4098 Gooseneck Microphone

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DPA Microphones recently upgraded its 4098 Gooseneck Microphone to include its CORE by DPA technology. With this update, the 4098 CORE mic will join DPA’s other CORE products in offering minimal distortion across the entire dynamic range, increasing audio clarity and openness and further enhancing DPA’s sound. Perfect for both podium and conference room mic’ing, […]

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ARX Systems Launches New USB-Analog Interface

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ARX Systems announced the launch of the USB DI-Q USB-Analog interface; a solution for interfacing and monitoring the playback of audio evidence files in a courtroom or similar environment. The USB DI-Q allows the user to monitor and cue audio files in a closed headphone environment and switch/enable the audio output to a public address/sound […]

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Martin Audio Now Shipping ADORN Series Loudspeakers

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Martin Audio is shipping the ADORN series ceiling loudspeakers to Europe and North America (following the first shipments to the APAC territories in September). Along with the ceiling speakers is the availability of the company’s first ever pendant speaker, which comes in black or white as standard. Featuring Martin Audio’s sound characteristics, the ADORN in-ceiling […]

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