Key Digital Reveals New Range of HDMI Over CAT5e/6 Extenders, Switchers and Transmitters

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Key Digital has a new range of three-, two- and single-gang wall-plate/desktop box-mount switcher/transmitters. These products provide a range of input options, local and remote control, CEC display control and signal extension via HDBaseT and UHDoTP technology. The KD-X4x1WUTx is a 4×1 4K/18G Wall Plate Switcher featuring front-panel dual HDMI, Display Port and USB-C inputs. […]

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CEDIA Announces David Weinstein as Chair of Board of Directors, Names 2022 Executive Committee Officers

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The CEDIA board of directors announced the unanimous election of David Weinstein as its new chair and listed new officers that will serve as its 2022 executive committee. The appointments are as follows: David Weinstein, chairperson: vice resident, residential sales at Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. He is responsible for product specification and sales across Lutron’s […]

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Symetrix Offers ‘Professional Services’ Team To Provide Project Design Support for Integrators

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Symetrix has added a team called “Professional Services,” available for integrators to leverage the knowledge of Symetrix Applications Engineers to provide engineering support for projects. An in-house team of Symetrix Applications Engineers is available to review a system design to ensure the selected hardware will work in a system. Services from Symetrix Professional Services include […]

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Maverick AV Solutions To Distribute Absen LED Products in Europe

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Maverick AV Solutions, also known as TechData Europe, has announced it will be distributing Absen across Europe. Maverick AV says this is the largest Pan-EU distribution partnership for the brand. “This is a landmark new partnership for Maverick as LED displays to become more suited to a distribution model, with shorter delivery schedules and an exploding number […]

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Vanco Expands Beale Street Audio Line With Landscape Subwoofer, Speaker and Accessory Stake Kit

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Vanco has expanded its Beale Street Audio line with three new products: a ten-inch Down-Firing Landscape Subwoofer, four-inch Landscape Speaker and a Landscape Accessory Stake Kit. The four-inch Pendant Speaker joins its six-inch predecessor in this line, offering a smaller form factor but the same indoor/outdoor rating and a mounting system that allows it to […]

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Yamaha Releases VSP-2 Speech Privacy System For Personalized Privacy Settings

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Yamaha released the VSP-2 Speech Privacy System that uses audio technology to prevent speech privacy problems by reducing human voice intelligibility with customizable sound options. System components include the VSP-CU2 control unit with user-selectable sound types and volume levels, supporting two, four or eight VSP-SP2 speakers. Yamaha’s VSP-2 Speech Privacy System prevents information leakage and […]

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MAXHUB Introduces UC M40 360-degree All-in-One Camera for Immersive Meeting Experience

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MAXHUB introduced the UC M40 360-Degree All-in-One camera. Designed for huddle to small-sized meeting spaces, the UC M40 tracks every face and follows every word when placed in the center of the table. The UC M40 integrates four 4k cameras to create a 360-degree camera with speakers and voice-tracking microphones. It combines this with four-lens […]

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Planar and OptiTrack Join Advisory Board for On-Set Virtual Productions Initiative

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Planar and sister company OptiTrack have joined other industry leaders and SMPTE to form The Advisory Group of the On-Set Virtual Production (OSVP) Initiative. This initiative is the first project within the society’s new Rapid Industry Solution (RIS) program. Planar and OptiTrack both take part in SMPTE’s new initiative for the RIS program, focused on […]

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Nanolumens Announces New NanoDesigner Room Configurator Tool for Online Project Design and Planning

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Nanolumens has developed a new online tool geared towards the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry of AV Designers. The new NanoDesigner Room Configurator Tool can offer a place to visualize and develop the scope and scale of a project and deliver the necessary files for a construction bid all at one time. The tool […]

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Barix Announces Paging Gateway M400 Hardware to Enable Paging from Smartphones to Analog PA Systems

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Barix announced its newest paging and public address application, the Paging Gateway M400 hardware. The new device enables paging from smartphones into almost any existing analog PA system. The new gateway also integrates into Barix’s fully IP-based IC Paging solution for zone-based paging from web browsers and mobile devices. Integrating with most existing analog paging […]

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ATOMOS Develops Feature to Record Apple ProRes RAW Via HDMI

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ATOMOS introduced a feature to expand recording options for Sony’s FX6 full-frame Cinema Line camera. With Sony’s latest firmware release (V.2.00) for the FX6, it’s possible to record Apple ProRes RAW over HDMI to the NINJA V and NINJA V+. The convention has been for compact cameras to output RAW via SDI only. ATOMOS has developed […]

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Technological Innovations Group Appoints Onur Esame as Sales Engineer to Expand Team in Turkey

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Technological Innovations Group (TIG) is expanding its sales team in Turkey with the appointment of Onur Esame. Onur joins the team as sales engineer and will work to grow the existing Crestron dealer network in the region by inspiring customers with technical knowledge and industry expertise. “I was very excited to hear that TIG was […]

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WeVideo Launches WeVideo Classroom as Cloud-based Multimedia and Educational Resource

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WeVideo has launched WeVideo Classroom, a cloud-based multimedia creation platform customized for educators to help drive student engagement and learning. WeVideo Classroom features organizational tools that allow teachers to create and assign multimedia projects, set up student groups, monitor progress and share feedback. WeVideo Classroom offers a real-time, collaborative video editor; a drag-and-drop timeline; and […]

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Bogen Communications Announces Nyquist E7000MCR Paging and Intercom System

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Bogen Communications announced the new Nyquist E7000MCR Preconfigured Rack-Mounted Paging and Intercom System. The Nyquist E7000MCR is designed to meet the communication needs of today’s K-12 school campus environments. The Nyquist E7000MCR is an extension of the Nyquist E7000 solution. Able to leverage existing facility wiring, 25-Volt speakers and call switches, the pre-rack-mounted solution provides a quick […]

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Pliant Technologies Announces CrewCom v1.10 Firmware and Software Update

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Pliant Technologies announced the CrewCom v1.10 Update. Version 1.10 is the latest firmware and software update and adds two new major features and several enhancements. The new upgrade is free of charge and is now available for direct download from the company website. Included in the update is the new High Density mode, a selectable mode […]

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Draper Sells Subsidiary Company, Draper Europe AB

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Draper announced the sale of its subsidiary company, Draper Europe AB, located in Halmstad, Sweden, to members of their current management team. Draper purchased Bjurab AB (now Draper Europe) in October 2002. At that time, Bjurab was a manufacturer of projection screens with sales throughout Europe. During the 19 years that Draper owned the company, Draper Europe […]

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Acquisition of Majority Stake in Cooper Projects Limited

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Midwich Group, a global specialist audiovisual distributor to the trade market, announced it has acquired a controlling stake in Cooper Projects Limited (“the Company”), the parent company of DVS Limited (“DVS”), a UK based distributor of video security products. Midwich has acquired 65% of the Company’s share capital for an initial cash consideration of £8.6 […]

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8K Association Announces Certified 8K TV Specification Update; Prime Video Now a Member

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The 8K Association (8KA), the cross-industry group dedicated to promoting the growth of the 8K ecosystem, has published an updated certified 8K TV performance specification for the 8K Association Certified mark program. The updated specification adds new decoding requirements, image quality metrics and a game mode. The 8KA also announced new member growth in the […]

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QSC Promotes Ron Marchant to Vice President EMEA Sales and Marketing

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QSC promoted Ron Marchant to vice president EMEA, sales and marketing. In his new position, Ron will oversee the company’s sales and marketing activities and initiatives throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. “Ron has played an instrumental role in the development and growth of QSC throughout the EMEA region,” said Markus Winkler, senior vice president, […]

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Legrand Announces New Name for QMotion Shading Solutions Brand, ‘Legrand Shading Systems’

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Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) unveiled a new name for its QMotion brand of shading solutions: Legrand Shading Systems. The new brand will streamline Legrand’s product offering by bringing the company’s commercial and residential shading solutions together under one roof, providing dealers with a one-stop shop and greater access to new products. “Everything our dealers […]

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Exertis Pro AV and Studio Network Solutions Partner To Expand Product Portfolio to 8 New Countries

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Exertis Pro AV is expanding its portfolio in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the Baltic States in the area of shared media workflow solutions. They will expand with products from American manufacturer Studio Network Solutions (SNS). SNS is a media technology company. SNS solutions empower post-production, broadcast and VFX teams […]

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Electrosonic Announces Ewan Smith as Global President and Managing Director

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Electrosonic Group, an audiovisual and technology professional services company, announces that Ewan Smith has been appointed the global group president and managing director effective Jan. 1, 2022. In announcing the promotion, Electrosonic Group interim CEO and Chair of the board Lori Cross commented: “I am delighted to announce that Ewan Smith has agreed to serve […]

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OnQ Expands Converge Display Control Platform for Touchless Shopping Experience

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OnQ expanded its Converge platform to enable retailers to deliver touchless interactive experiences in-store. Converge Display Control lets shoppers control interactive content on any connected TV by scanning a QR code on their phone. “Today’s retail climate demands a fresh approach to in-store interactivity, and retailers are desperate for new ways to engage customers in […]

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Extron Now Shipping USBC Pro Series Cables

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Extron is now shipping its USBC Pro Series USB-C cables. The active hybrid optical-copper cables are USB 3.2 compliant and are compatible with previous USB standards. The cable has a diameter of 0.26 inches (6.5 millimeters) and Extron says it has a bend radius that allows for installation in tight spaces. The cables are available […]

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Datapath Announces Three New Leadership Appointments for Global Team Support

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Datapath announced a trio of new appointments to its global team. For Southern Europe, covering Spain, Portugal and Italy, Datapath welcomes Carmen Jerez as regional sales manager. Based in Madrid, Carmen brings extensive experience in AV technical support and management following a strong history of success at Aplein Ingenieros. Carmen will manage Datapath’s key accounts […]

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Downstream and Scalable Partner To Install Interactive, Art-Centric Project at Boise State University

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Founded in 1988, Downstream has created a global community of designers, production managers, content designers, developers and other creatives. With offices in the U.S., Amsterdam and Melbourne, Downstream serves customers with localized design, project management, build and installation capabilities. Downstream has created brand experiences for companies such as Microsoft, Verizon and the Atlanta Braves. “Downstream […]

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AV Stumpfl to Debut New Screen Systems, Media Server Hardware and XR Production Solutions at ISE 2022

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AV Stumpfl will debut its latest ALR (ambient light-rejecting) projection screen systems, the new PIXERA four media server hardware and new XR virtual production solutions at this year’s ISE show in Barcelona, Spain. In addition to demonstrating the benefits of its latest ALR screen systems, AV Stumpfl will also present its AT64-SHIFT screen system legs […]

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BenQ Releases 4K LK936ST Laser Projector as Part of Laser DLP Lineup

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BenQ released the first 4K laser projector in its Laser DLP lineup, the LK936ST laser projector. The 4K UHD 5100 ANSI lumen projector is built for home and commercial golf simulators and is available for $5,849. It features 92% Rec. 709 color coverage for more realistic golf course hues, 20,000 hours of maintenance-free use and […]

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ISE Show Postponed to May 2022

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Due to the rise of COVID-19 and variant cases, and in an effort to promote safety amongst all attendees, Integrated Systems Europe announced ISE, scheduled for Feb. 1-4, 2022, has been postponed and is now rescheduled for May 10-13, 2022. The exhibition will remain in Barcelona and take place at the FIRA Barcelona, Gran Vía. […]

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Omron Electronic Components Europe to Showcase Image, Thermal, Digital and Environment Sensors at ISE 2022

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Omron Electronic Components Europe will showcase sensor solutions to enhance digital signage installations and systems at ISE 2022 in stand 2R430. Solutions will include human vision privacy-sensitive facial recognition technology and people detection and environmental sensors. Omron will present the HVC-2 image sensors, which can detect faces, facial features and human bodies. It can also […]

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Sharp/NEC Reorg Details Announced

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America and Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America teams will be integrated starting in Q1 of 2022. A statement sent out to the market detailed the reorganization of Sales and Marketing, Finance/Accounting, Business Operations, Service/Support and IT departments. After discussions and analysis, the companies decided to make the following […]

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Extron Taking Orders for ISS 612 Seamless Switcher

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Extron announced it is now taking orders for the new ISS 612, a 12-input seamless switcher for the dynamic presentation and scaling of HDMI, DisplayPort and 12G-SDI content at resolutions up to 4K/60. It supports a maximum data rate of 18 Gbps and features advanced Extron Vector 4K scaling technology. Separate Preview and Program outputs […]

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