The Zigbee Alliance Rebrands as Connectivity Standards Alliance

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The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced its organizational rebrand to the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA). The organization announced a second brand, Matter, formerly known to the industry as Project Connected Home over IP (CHIP), the future of […]

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Peerless-AV Appoints Martin Romanowski as Regional Sales Director EMEA

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Peerless-AV announced the appointment of Martin Romanowski as regional sales director EMEA, responsible for the Nordics, Baltics, Eastern Europe and Russia. Based in Sweden, Martin has AV sales and marketing experience having worked in manufacturing and distribution for businesses across all areas of the industry from software to displays and digital signage to mounting solutions. […]

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Shure Announces Microphone as Microsoft Team Certified

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Shure announced its MXA710 Linear Array Microphone is now certified for Microsoft Teams. The MXA710 joins Shure’s portfolio of Conferencing Solutions already certified for Microsoft Teams, giving installers and end users even more options for their environments. The MXA710 is designed for audio capture in premium AV conferencing environments. Patented Steerable Coverage technology captures audio […]

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Shure and Barco Partner for Conference Clarity Solutions

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The Shure Audio Ecosystem now pairs with Barco ClickShare Conference, allowing customers to combine high-quality audio for remote communication with easy-to-use wireless in any meeting space. ​Shure and ClickShare work with leading third-party video conferencing platforms, including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex and many others. Benefits​ include: Ready for any collaboration platform from your device ​ The […]

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BlueJeans Announces Upgraded Features in New Video Conferencing Plan

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BlueJeans just announced the availability of the BlueJeans Enterprise with Meetings plan for $16.66 per host per month (billed annually). Building on BlueJeans Standard ($9.99/month) and BlueJeans Pro ($13.99/month), the new BlueJeans Enterprise plan delivers a video conferencing experience that is optimized to support hybrid work. BlueJeans Meetings is an enterprise-grade video conferencing performance for […]

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HDTV Supply Offers New Ethernet Extender Set

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HDTV Supply added the WolfPack 4K HDMI Ethernet Extender set that sends HDMI video and audio signals up to 175 feet in a 4K 30 HDMI format. The set includes one HDMI Sender (TX), one HDMI Receiver (RX) and two Universal Power Supplies. Each device is installed using one Cat 6 cable with AV signals […]

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Extron and Digital Projection Announce Certification Collaboration and Processor

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Extron and Digital Projection announced a strategic collaboration to guarantee consistent, stable presentation of source content when using select Digital Projection professional display solutions with the Quantum Ultra 4K Videowall Processor. Displays that pass an extensive testing program are identified as Quantum Ultra Certified. The first Digital Projection products to earn Quantum Ultra Certification include the Radiance LED […]

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Viking Releases New Analog to IP Speaker Adaptor

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Viking’s new PSA-IP is an analog to IP speaker adapter that works with 8-ohm, 25-volt or 70V systems. The PSA-IP features a high-efficiency 6-watt class D amplifier. A single PSA-IP can power up to six paging speakers in a single paging zone, providing approximately 1W of paging power to each speaker. The PSA-IP mounts magnetically […]

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Epson Releases New Ultra-Short-Throw Projector Lens

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Epson’s ultra-short-throw (UST) lenses accommodate a variety of projection installations, including low-ceiling, rear-projection and stealth applications where only the projector’s lens is visible. The new ELPLX03 joins the ELPLX02S and ELPLX01S UST lens family. The new lens still offers the same .35 throw ratio and pairs seamlessly with Epson’s Pro Series laser projectors from 6,000 […]

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Access Networks Adds Unmanaged Services Option to ARCC Solution

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Access Networks, now part of SnapAV, just added an unmanaged services option that can be added to any access point purchase to its cloud-based solution ARCC (Advanced, Resilient Cloud Controller). ARCC delivers simplicity during deployment, a higher level of control with more tools to customize each job and a lower cost of entry for industry-leading […]

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Motek Medical Develops Rehabilitation Equipment Using VR and Scalable Software

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Motek Medical, a division of DIH, develops rehabilitation equipment that patients experience in a virtual reality environment. Based in The Netherlands, Motek Medical works closely with clinicians and therapists to create innovative devices — like the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) system, designed to enhance clinical and research setups. CAREN is a customer-assisted research environment […]

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K-array Launches New Brand, ‘KGear’

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K-array today launched a new brand called KGEAR aimed at the Home AV, ProAV install and rental markets. KGEAR’s product portfolio can be divided into two main areas: High Performance and Installed Sound. These include column systems, line-arrays, ceiling and wall mount speakers, subwoofers and amplifiers for applications ranging from large venues and commercial buildings […]

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Exertis Pro AV Adds Spottune Audio Products

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Exertis Pro AV has added the Spottune brand of audio products. Spottune is primarily used in the hospitality and PoS sound reinforcement space and focuses on wireless streaming systems for commercial applications. Spottune is a young company from Denmark and manufacturer of a new speaker streaming system, which is specially designed for use in three-phase […]

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Extron Announces Collaboration With Yealink

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Extron just announced a collaboration with Yealink to create simple control and collaboration solutions for UCC workspaces. With these scalable solutions, Extron is integrating room automation, audio and signal extension capabilities with the Yealink MCore Mini-PC, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom Rooms solutions. Its collaboration with Yealink brings Extron AV and room control capabilities to […]

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Barix Chosen as Sonic Branding Partner for Swedish Restaurant Chain

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Brodernas, one of Sweden’s fastest-growing restaurant chains, has found its sonic branding partner in Music in Brands. The Stockholm-based provider offers customized background music services to retail, hospitality, fitness and healthcare businesses throughout Europe. The custom channels are programmed and livestreamed to nearly 30 Brodernas restaurants throughout Sweden using Barix’s RetailPlayer solution, all of which opened in […]

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AtlasIED Upgrades Atmosphere Digital Audio System

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AtlasIED just upgraded its Atmosphere digital audio system with a new 2.0 firmware update (available here for free). The updated version enables many performance and installation enhancements, including stereo and subwoofer support, self-healing accessories, room combine and bell scheduling. These and other updates offer integrators even greater opportunities to customize, deliver and control audio to […]

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Registration Now Open for Integrate 2021

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Registration is open for the annual Integrate Show in Australia — serving both the Australia and New Zealand ProAV, HomeAV, Digital Signage and UCC markets. New for 2021, Integrate will return to Sydney and for the first time ever, be co-located with its sister show, the Security Exhibition & Conference — Australia’s largest security industry […]

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DPA Microphones Announces One-Size-Fits-All Headset Mics

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DPA Microphones just announced the 4466 CORE Omnidirectional and 4488 CORE Directional Headset Microphones. Based on the design of the company’s 6066 Subminiature Headsets, the new solutions feature the brand’s 5-millimeter round microphone capsule. These latest offerings provide the security, durability and flexibility necessary for use in theatre, broadcast, worship and corporate conferencing. With a […]

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tvONE Releases Software, Firmware Update for Coriomaster2 Video Processor

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tvONE has released a new software and firmware update for its CORIOmaster2 video processor that’s 4K/8K (4K@60Hz 4:4:4) for high-end LED installations, projection edge blending or monitor walls. And, the new updates are aimed at the healthcare, broadcast, esports, live events, education and corporate environments. The biggest updates add a new Quad 4K HDMI Input […]

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Adamson Systems Engineering Releases New Range for Installation Market

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Adamson Systems Engineering just introduced a range of new products aimed at the installation market, including an extension to its IS-Series of installation loudspeakers and a suite of design tools for architects, integrators and sound designers. With the introduction of the IS-Series Weatherized line, Adamson offers AV pros a loudspeaker family built to withstand extreme […]

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Densitron Intros Two New Variations of UReady 2RU Control Surface

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Densitron has introduced two new variations of its UReady 2RU universal control surface. Designed to provide control for broadcast and telecommunications, the new surfaces are available in one- and three-row variations. The UReady 2RU Control Surface, Ethernet Connectivity, X86 Platform, triple-row buttons incorporate a total of 54 buttons — divided into three equal rows of […]

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Two Biamp Conference Room Audio Bundles for Zoom Rooms Are Now Zoom-Certified

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Biamp says that Zoom has certified two conference room audio bundles aimed at medium and large Zoom Rooms. Each bundle includes Parlé Beamtracking microphones for the ceiling and all the connectivity required. The system includes automated EQ, minimal cable requirements (with zero termination), zero network setup and what Biamp is calling a simper install aimed […]

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Beyerdynamic Adds Firmware Update for Phonum

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Beyerdynamic just announced a firmware update for Phonum, its wireless Bluetooth and USB speakerphone. This firmware update actually brings new features to its conferencing tool. One of the most notable updates is the improved button synchronization using Microsoft Teams when a USB connection is active (including easier answering/hanging up calls and synchronous mute functionality). It […]

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DVDO Introduces PSE-1 AV Extender

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DVDO introduced the $1,399 DVDO-PSE-1, an HDBaseT AV extender aimed at classrooms, boardrooms, lecture halls and houses of worship. DVDO-PSE-1 comprises a slimline transmitter featuring dual HDMI. It also features an analog VGA input to host laptops, Blu-ray players, set-top and streaming boxes including legacy VGA devices. A single Ethernet cable run carries these audiovisual […]

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Audio-Technica Introduces New Microphones

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Audio-Technica has introduced four new condenser boundary microphones: the ES945O/FM3 omnidirectional, ES947C/FM3cardioid, ES945O/FM5 omnidirectional and ES947C/FM5 cardioid condenser boundary microphone. These mics feature a capacitive-type user switch that enables muting of the microphone – making them especially ideal for conferencing applications. The FM3 models replace the existing ES945/LED and ES947/LED and feature local muting, while the FM5 models represent an entirely new product for […]

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Kinly to Join Sharp NEC One Global Partner Program

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions has announced the first European partner to join the Sharp/NEC Global Partner Program. Designed for global enterprises, the One Global Partner Program adopts global performance standards and environmental sustainability to ensure a consistent experience across international locations via a single source, striving to make international enterprises more productive and efficient. The new partnership between Sharp […]

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Extron Launches PowerCage 411 Series

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  Extron just launched the PowerCage 411, a compact 1U rack-mountable, 4-slot enclosure that supports the FOX3 T 201 PC, FOX3 T 301 PC and FOX3 T 311 PC fiber optic transmitters. The compact PowerCage enclosure provides an efficient way to power, manage and mount up to four extender modules to meet system needs, making […]

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Loxone Intros New Intercom With HD Camera, Hidden Speaker and More

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Loxone’s new Intercom looks very different than any other intercom you’ve likely seen before. In addition to the aesthetic, it has an HD camera, hidden speaker, protected microphone and built-in proximity sensor that lights up an interactive bell button. The Intercom is on-prem-based, (so Loxone says there is no cloud dependence or risk of unprotected […]

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Tripleplay Releases Caveman 3.1 for Digital Signage Content Production

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Tripleplay just released Caveman 3.1 for digital signage content production. The new features include: New Site Profiles switching feature for shared venues enables multiple tenants to use the system independently of one another and for the whole display network to change profile with a single mouse click. Mersive integration bringing IPTV and digital signage to […]

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HOLOPLOT Launches X1 Line Full-Range, Loudspeaker and Sub

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HOLOPLOT announced the launch of its X1 product line, including the X1 Modul 96 full-range and the X1 Modul 80-S loudspeaker + sub. The company says these speakers claim full sound control with ultra-high precision over large distances; the X1 optimizes the listening experience for every audience member while eliminating spillover and external noise pollution. […]

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Extron Launches New IPCP Pro S1 xi Processor for Centralized AV Control

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Extron just launched a tiny fully featured control system in the form of the IPCP Pro S1 xi, a control processor designed for centralized AV control in small to medium-size applications. Extron says the IPCP Pro S1 xi features enhanced performance with greater processing power and twice the memory of its IP Link Pro series. […]

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