Calling All Audio Pros: What’s THE Sound of All Human Knowledge?

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What is the Sound of All Human Knowledge? Here’s a challenge for audio pros and everyone else: Through an open contest, the Wikimedia Foundation invites you to create nothing less than “The Sound of All Human Knowledge.” The Wikimedia Foundation is the global nonprofit that hosts Wikipedia and Wikimedia, the movement behind Wikipedia and 12 […]

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PPDS Adds Elise Hardouin and Romain Gentile

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PPDS (aka: Philips Digital Signage) has announced the appointments of LED and digital signage sales specialists, Elise Hardouin and Romain Gentile. Gentile becomes PPDS’ new digital signage key account manager for France and Iberia, with Hardouin taking the position of LED key account manager for France. Reporting to César Sanz, sales director for Iberia and […]

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Powersoft Adds AES67-Compatible Versions of Duecanali and Quattrocanali Amplifier Platforms

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Powersoft has enhanced its fixed-install product range by introducing AES67-compatible versions of its popular Duecanali and Quattrocanali amplifier platforms. The new models, called Duecanali DSP+ and Quattrocanali DSP+, are able to receive audio-over-IP (AoIP) streams compliant with the AES67 standard, which allows high-performance streaming AoIP interoperability across different networking systems. The new Powersoft DSP+ models […]

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Avnu Alliance Opens TSN Test Tool Program to New Vendors

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Avnu Alliance announced expansion of its time sensitive networking (TSN) Test Tool program by opening the test tool ecosystem to new vendors. As part of this expansion, third party vendor test tools can be verified and validated through Avnu’s rigorous process, which is designed and maintained by experienced certification management professionals and TSN subject matter […]

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Lightware Visual Engineering Adds Siegfried Hermann

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Lightware Visual Engineering just hired Siegfried Hermann as Lightware’s vice president of business development in the EMEA region. Siegfried’s responsibilities will embrace the further expansion of Lightware into EMEA, the development of new partnerships with global corporations, and strategic planning of Lightware’s presence in the region. Siegfried has been successful in various leading positions in […]

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Barix Adds Upgrades to IP Audio Decoder and Amplifier Family

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Barix has announced new features for its IPAC (IP Audio Client) family of IP audio decoders and amplifiers. New functionality includes integrated scheduling for recurring announcements, rotational advertisements and background music playlists; a REST-based application programming interface (API) for integration with third-party solutions; a built-in parametric audio equalizer; and RTP stream forwarding. The new updates […]

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Quividi Partners With Plumerai, Integrates People Detection Into AVA Solution

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Quividi — an audience and campaign intelligence platform for DOOH and retail media — has integrated Plumerai’s people detection AI into its latest Anonymous Video Analytics (AVA) solution. With this partnership, Quividi now offers real-time, long-distance impression counting in its Audience Measurement Platform on entry-level CPUs, which commonly power smart machines or retail shelf screens. […]

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Alcons Audio Releases LR24/120 Mid-Size Line Speaker Array

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The latest Alcons Audio LR24/120 mid-size line speaker array is aimed at medium to larger live applications. The LR28 larger format line array module, designed for arenas, stadiums and major outdoor events is based around the company’s pro-ribbon transducer technology. The three-way, bi-amped LR24/120 features the bespoke RBN1202rs 12-inch pro-ribbon transducer with acoustically and electronically […]

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Prowise Releases Touchscreen Ten G2 Interactive Whiteboard Aimed at ‘Secure Educational Environments’

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The Prowise Touchscreen Ten G2 is promoted as the first interactive whiteboard aimed at secure educational environments. But, it acts just like a normal IFP as the new interactive whiteboard is equipped with Android 11, four pens with pick-up recognition, an anti-bacterial glass plate and hundreds of educational tools and apps. The Prowise Touchscreen Ten G2 […]

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Origin Acoustics Is Now the Brand Manager for Bang & Olufsen’s Full Portfolio

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Origin Acoustics has announced an expanded partnership with Bang & Olufsen. Since 2016, Origin Acoustics (OA) has been collaborating with Bang & Olufsen on the co-design and manufacturing of certain architectural loudspeakers, now Origin has been named to U.S. Brand Manager for Bang & Olufsen’s full portfolio in the custom channel. The companies say the new relationship will […]

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NewTek Announces Free Trial of Flowics HTML5 Graphics for TriCaster Products

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NewTek, an IP-based video technology company and part of the Vizrt Group, announced an exclusive free trial of Flowics’ HTML5 graphics for its flagship TriCaster’s TriCaster 1 Pro and TriCaster 2 Elite. This announcement follows the recent acquisition of Flowics by Vizrt Group, enhancing Vizrt’s end-to-end graphics portfolio. TriCaster 1 Pro and TriCaster 2 Elite […]

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Prolights Adds ArcPod VW Line of Tunable Floods

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Prolights’ new ArcPod 15VW, ArcPod 27VW, and ArcPod 48VW exterior floods have a tunable white range between 2,700K to 6,500K, benefiting from their bi-color capabilities to deliver a white output while preserving a high CRI and TM30 value. The ArcPod 15VW has a 15,000lm output, while the ArcPod 27VW has a 26,000lm output. As for […]

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Riedel Communications Acquires SDNsquare

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Riedel Communications says it has expanded its competence team in the area of real-time IP network orchestration and SDN (Software Defined Networks) control with the acquisition of SDNsquare. Belgium-based SDNsquare is a technology provider of Software Defined Network solutions for “complex and demanding” IP-based media installations. The companies say its technology has been proven in numerous […]

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Nixer Pro Audio Debuts RS32 32-Channel Dante Switch

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Nixer Pro Audio just debuted the RS32; a 32-channel Dante switch in a 1RU frame where each switch has two inputs that can be routed to any one output. One input is active at any given time, and these switches can be ganged together to create a maximum 32-pole switch. The RS32 is designed for […]

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How Tripp Lite Ended Up in the Global News

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We all know the brand Tripp Lite with its product line of power strips, UPS and other IT peripherals. If you don’t know the brand made popular at PC retail chains and residential installers, you may know Tripp Lite as a leading supplier of “power quality” products and connectivity solutions including single-phase uninterruptible power supply […]

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Igloo Vision and Barco Partner to Deliver Immersive Workspaces

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Igloo Vision was founded in 2008 with a focus on projection mapping software for live events and experiences. Later its focus shifted to corporate rooms and shared virtual reality. From its bases in the U.K., the USA, Canada and Australia, the company says it has delivered hundreds of immersive workspace installations around the globe for […]

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TrueConf Intros New Software-Based MCU Server for Up to 100 Videoconferencing Participants

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TrueConf has introduced TrueConf MCU Free, a software-based MCU server for legacy videoconferencing endpoints that brings unlimited video communication experience for up to 100 active connections. This solution is designed to provide customers from government, finance, education and other industry verticals with a UC hub that can bring together multiple geographically dispersed branches in a […]

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PVA to Host Calibration Training in Amsterdam This September

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The Professional Video Alliance (PVA) will host its calibration training in Amsterdam on Sept. 13-16, 2022. Space is limited for this comprehensive four-day class, endorsed and certified by the International Colorist Academy (ICA). Advance registration is preferred. The ICA Video Training, with PVA Certification, is an extensive training program held over four days. Students experience […]

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Audac Announces Vexo Series High-Output Loudspeaker

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Audac announced its new Vexo series high-output loudspeaker. The Vexo family consists of six models: Vexo110(A), Vexo112(A), and Vexo115(A) which are available both in active and passive versions. The low-frequency transducer, which is made out of “high-quality materials,” is combined with a 1.7” voice coil compression driver, enabling high sound pressure levels and a tight […]

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Is There a Place for Large Sensor Video Acquisition in Live Production?

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By Helen Matthews Futuresource Consulting As the broadcast system camera market has started to recover from the impact of COVID-19, a notable development has emerged. Broadcasters are increasingly utilizing large sensor system cameras for live productions alongside traditional three-chip 2/3” cameras. This can be seen with the reception to the release of Sony’s HDC-F5500 in […]

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PPDS Provides Range of Solutions for Munich Seat Cupra Showroom

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PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) just announced its range of Philips LED and digital signage solutions have been selected and used to help redefine the car showroom experience for Seat Cupra customers in Munich. With over 350 authorized dealers and over 390 service partners, Spanish automobile powerhouse Cupra is fast becoming a driving force in the electric car world, […]

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Jabra and Lenovo Launch the Jabra PanaCast 50 Room System for Microsoft Teams

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Jabra and Lenovo are expanding their collaboration to offer more options for Microsoft Teams Rooms, adding the Jabra PanaCast 50 Room System. The purpose-built, modular room kit includes the Jabra PanaCast 50 and Lenovo ThinkSmart Core Kit. The PanaCast 50 is a 180-degree Panoramic-4K video camera and works seamlessly with Microsoft Teams Rooms’ front row […]

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Maxhub Introduces the ND86PNA 4K Commercial Display

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Maxhub just introduced the ND86PNA 4K Commercial Display, an 86-inch diagonal direct-view LED (dvLED) display for presentations, online conferencing and digital signage. Featuring 4K resolution, Bytello DMS for easy remote device management, a wealth of connections, and wireless BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) capabilities, the ND86PNA delivers an LED solution to meetings. The new Maxhub […]

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Audio-Technica Designs AT2020USB-X Microphone to Meet Needs of Content Creators

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Audio-Technica announced the release of its AT2020USB-X cardioid condenser USB microphone. A redesign of its AT2020USB+, the AT2020USB-X microphone is specially designed to meet the needs of musicians, streamers, podcasters and other content creators, offering the sound of the original AT2020 upgraded to 24-bit/96 kHz sampling rate with the convenience of plug-and-play USB-C operation. Improvements […]

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University at Buffalo Creates Engaging Learning Environments Using LED Displays

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As one of the largest and most comprehensive universities in New York state, the University at Buffalo is a premier educational institution. The flagship university of the SUNY system, this research-intensive university hosts a wide variety of sought-after programs for its 32,000 students, including Medicine, Pharmacy, and Law. With an esteemed reputation in both academic […]

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Visix Updates AxisTV Signage Suite Software

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  ​​Visix has released version 1.62 of their AxisTV Signage Suite software. This latest update gives content creators new and improved web widgets, more calendar display and booking options and improved visibility and workflows. The new Web Image widget allows content creators to pull in images by pointing to a URL, so graphics refresh on […]

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TriCaster Mini X Launches with New Live Link Feature

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  Today, NewTek announced the TriCaster Mini X with something called Live Link — a new feature that brings the internet directly into TriCaster. TriCaster Mini X is the first in the TriCaster line of products to offer Live Link, and this means users can easily pull any web page elements into a production without […]

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BrightSign Adds Two Models to XD5 Media Player Lineup

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BrightSign today unveiled the company’s new XD5 media players, which join the previously announced XC5 players to round out the first wave of Series 5 media players expected to ship in Q4 of this year. The new BrightSign XD5 lineup is comprised of two models, the XD235 and XD1035. Both are 4K and designed for […]

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Re Mago Announces Strategic Partnership With LG Business Solutions

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Re Mago, a software development company for visual collaboration solutions, including Valarea, has announced a strategic partnership with LG Business Solutions. This new partnership integrates Valarea inside LG interactive displays. “Our partnership with Valarea delivers a set of tools that enhance business results,” said Joao Moreira, partner alliances manager at LG Business Solutions Europe. “Thanks […]

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Canon Europe Announces Live Production Imaging Ecosystem

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Canon Europe today announced a Live Production Imaging Ecosystem, XR studio and VR solutions at the IBC Show. Canon’s Live Production Imaging Ecosystem: Addressing the growing demand for solutions that support remote and live production, Canon will showcase its customizable multicamera setup. From large format cinema cameras to remote control PTZ cameras, visitors to the […]

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Datapath Joins SDVoE Alliance as Adopting Member

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The SDVoE Alliance has announced that Datapath has joined it as an adopting member. Datapath offers video wall and control room solutions and a range of processors, video wall controllers and graphics and capture cards. Datapath’s fully integrated Aetria platform allows design, management and control of various systems — all AV-over-IP. And, Datapath’s solutions offer […]

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Hall Technologies Enters Global Distribution Partnership With TD Synnex

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Hall Technologies has announced a global distribution partnership with AV/IT distributor, TD Synnex. “We specifically chose TD Synnex for their capabilities to grow and expand as Hall Technologies continues to broaden our product line around the globe,” said Hal Truax, VP of sales and marketing at Hall. “With our strong stock status position, this partnership allows […]

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