Squirrels Enters Distribution Partnership With Ascentae

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Squirrels announced a new partnership with Ascentae that will allow the U.K.-based distributor to include Squirrels’ screen mirroring and digital signage software in its service offering. Ascentae Managing Director Jon Knight said the distributor plans to add Squirrels technology including Ditto, Reflector and AirParrot to its existing technology portfolio to build more diverse and comprehensive […]

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PSV Philips Stadium Adds Eight PPDS Displays to ‘Jan Heintze Kick Box’

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Coming out of COVID and needing flexible working spaces, the luxury “Jan Heintze Kick Box” at PSV’s 35,000-capacity Philips stadium in The Netherlands, just installed eight new smart Philips professional displays from PPDS. These Android-powered Philips signage displays were selected and installed to create one of soccer’s most luxurious suites inside Dutch footballing giant PSV. […]

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Barco Receives Upgraded MSCI ESG Rating — Now an AA Company

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Barco accomplished another step in its sustainability ratings. With an upgrade in the MSCI ESG rating from A to AA, the company is now in the top 12% sustainability performers in the industry. MSCI is a global rating agency. Its ESG rating is designed to measure a company’s resilience to long-term, industry material environmental, social […]

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DAS Audio Systems Provides Sound for Kazakhstan Martial Arts Palace

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The young capital of Kazakhstan is one of the fastest growing cities in the country in the business, health, academic and cultural sectors. This growth has sparked the appearance of unique and impressive sport infrastructures, like the Martial Arts Palace in the Asian capital. With a total of 32,000 m2, the palace is designed to […]

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Extron to Integrate Select Capabilities With HP Elite Slice G2

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Extron announced that it is working with HP to create scalable meeting solutions for modern workspaces. With these solutions, Extron is integrating room automation, audio and signal extension capabilities with the HP Elite Slice G2, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom Rooms solutions. Its collaboration with HP brings Extron AV control capabilities to the HP Elite […]

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Lumens Digital Optics Unveils VC-BC301P 4K IP POV Camera

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Lumens Digital Optics unveiled its VC-BC301P 4K IP POV camera; a 4K 60-frame-per-second IP camera for live production, sports, HOW and corporate video capture. The VC-BC301P 4K IP POV camera uses the 1/1.8” SONY high sensitive sensor and is capable of capturing a 102-degree viewing angle and sends content via Ethernet, HDMI and USB 3.0. […]

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Kramer Electronics Unveils Two-Gang Decora Wall Plate

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Kramer Electronics’ WP-EN6 is a two-gang Decora wall plate video encoder that claims streaming of 4K@60Hz (4:2:0), HDCP 2.2, HDMI video, IR, RS-232 and USB signals over an IP network in unicast (one-to-one) or multicast (many-to-many) configurations. The WP-EN6 uses Power over Ethernet (POE) and auto-senses the extension line PoE status and accepts power from […]

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Biamp Releases TesiraFORTÉ X Series of Audio-to-IP Solutions

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The Biamp TesiraFORTÉ X series is the latest audio-to-IP addition to Biamp’s range of UCC solutions designed for mid-sized rooms up to the very largest spaces. Including compatibility with AVB and Dante, the TesiraFORTÉ X includes the TesiraFORTÉ X 400 (four channels), the TesiraFORTÉ X 800 (eight channels) and the TesiraFORTÉ X 1600 (16 channels) […]

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AVer Information Launches CAM130 USB Conference Camera Solution With Built-In Mic

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AVer Information announced the launch of the CAM130, a USB conference camera solution with a built-in microphone — meant for huddle rooms, phone booth rooms and those who work from home. The CAM130 is the first of AVer’s new series of solutions which include built-in fill lighting. The CAM130 automatically adjusts brightness and memorizes preferences. […]

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New Features Added to BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams Solutions

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BlueJeans by Verizon announced new features to its BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams solution (BlueJeans Gateway). Additionally Microsoft named Verizon as an early launch partner for its new Operator Connect platform. Operator Connect creates a direct peering relationship between the Microsoft Teams platform and Verizon’s SIP trunking network — claiming a more secure and enterprise-grade, […]

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Maverick AV Solutions Enters Distribution Partnership With Airtame

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Maverick AV Solutions has announced a distribution partnership with Airtame, a wireless screen-sharing and collaboration platform. Following a successful partnership in the DACH region, this move introduces Airtame’s wireless screen sharing and digital signage solution into 15 more countries with the European AV distribution specialist. Airtame offers a combined wireless screen sharing, digital signage and […]

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Growth Opportunities Lie Ahead for Pro Displays After an Unprecedented Year

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By Matthew Rubin Futuresource Consulting The past year has been one of the most volatile on record for the professional displays industry. As COVID-19 spread across the globe, supply chains were interrupted and end-user demand plummeted in some of the biggest markets. Add into the mix the increasing appeal of LED, which makes it a […]

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B-Tech AV Mounts Now Shipping Mount Aimed at Digital Signage Market

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B-Tech AV Mounts is shipping its new BT7555 Flat Screen Mount aimed at the digital signage market — as it can be mounted to angled walls at any inclination, or flat to a ceiling so that the display faces towards the floor. In addition, the BT7555 can be used like any of B-Tech’s “standard” wall […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Announces MultiSync Message Series

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced its new MultiSync Message Series, which features displays from the ME, M and MA Series; aimed at presentation and signage. Introduced in December, the ME Series is the ideal large format display with all the features needed at a cost-conscious price point. The ME series is a mainstream digital signage […]

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Strand Announces Standardized Vision.Net Line For Use With 35-Millimeter DIN Rail

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Strand announced that the company is standardizing its portfolio Vision.Net architectural lighting components to use 35-millimeter DIN rail for mounting. Strand’s new, modular family of hardware devices consists of nine new products, including control modules, rack trays, enclosures, power supplies and other components. This new solution can be customized to any size application, making it […]

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The Outlook for Home Working Beyond COVID-19

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By Chris Pennell Futuresource Consulting Futuresource’s Home Working survey asked 1,500 employees across America, France, Germany, and the U.K. about the impact COVID-19 has had on their working patterns, as well as the use of work technology in the home. The findings indicate that post-COVID-19, respondents expect the changes to working patterns to continue in […]

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Professional Audio in Broadcast and Video Production: Through the Pandemic and Beyond

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By James Kirby Futuresource Consulting The Industry Begins to Recover The broadcast and video content industries have experienced significant changes over the past 12 months. The outbreak of COVID-19 has come as a substantial external shock, hindering the creation and supply of premium content. At the same time, demand for video content in the home […]

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Kramer Releases Two Hybrid Solutions For Education

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Kramer has launched two new hybrid solutions aimed at the education market. The Kramer EDU-Hybrid-ZR is a Zoom Rooms solution that starts lessons with no personal device needed — and the Kramer EDU-Hybrid-1 is a software-agnostic wireless presentation and collaboration solution that can run any Windows-based UCC application including Zoom or Microsoft Teams. Both integrate […]

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Barco Bets on a Future Filled With Services

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Barco announced the launch of an updated service program that the company says reinforces the its commitment toward its partners and end users. The service framework has been rebranded and the offerings have been revised. “At Barco, we focus on our customer’s needs in everything we do”, said Jan De Witte, Barco CEO. “First and […]

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ISE Maintains That Show Will Happen in June 2021 With Latest Announcement

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Integrated Systems Events released a new statement Monday via Managing Director Mike Blackman, regarding the planned ISE 2021 event in June. In case you don’t have the time to read it, I’ll summarize — and then tell you our plans. First, the summary: ISE had previously announced to all exhibitors that the organization would make […]

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DVIGear Appoints Clifford Broekhuisen as European Business Development Manager

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DVIGear, has announced that AVsion’s Clifford Broekhuisen has been appointed as its European business development manager. His goal is to expand the distribution of DVIGear’s successful DisplayNet and HyperLight product lines, as well as a myriad of other new digital signal distribution products. Clifford Broekhuisen has more than 20 years of experience in the ProAV […]

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Legrand AV Releases On-Q Dual-Purpose Wall Encoders

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Legrand AV announced that its new On-Q Dual-Purpose In-Wall Enclosures are now available. The solutions are offered in 9-inch (ENP0900-NA) and 17-inch (ENP1700-NA) form factors and can be used for AV storage behind a TV or as enclosures for structured wiring. When placed behind a TV, the Dual-Purpose In-Wall Enclosures are designed to conveniently house […]

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ViewSonic Intros New Smart Portable LED Projector

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ViewSonic is introducing its latest M2e Instant Smart 1080p Portable LED Projector. This new addition to the company’s M series of smart portable LED projectors uses Time-of-Flight (ToF) technology to achieve instant auto focus in an ultralight and portable design. ToF technology enables the M2e to instantly auto focus in what ViewSonic claims is only […]

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Barco Adds In-Wall Consoles for Hospital Operating Rooms

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After having integrated 4K and 3D imaging within Nexxis’ functionalities, Barco expands its medical product portfolio with a family of in-wall consoles for the operating room. Just like Barco’s other surgical displays, the MDMX series can be added on a plug-and-play basis to any new or existing Nexxis integration. Every year, more things are possible […]

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MAXHUB Releases New PTZ Camera With 12x Optical Zoom, 16x Digital Zoom

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MAXHUB announced the availability of its UC P20 4K 60fps PTZ (Point — Tilt — Zoom) Camera with 12x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom capability. The MAXHUB UC P20 is 4K and 60 frames per second — using an 8.51-megapixel CMOS image sensor that can zoom up to 192 times. The MAXHUB UC P20’s […]

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C SEED Releases the First Foldable Large-Format LED-Based TV

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The C SEED M1 is literally the first foldable large-format LED-based TV. At 165”, it uses microLED technology (think Sony’s Crystal LED and Samsung’s Wall) and it’s in a sculpture-like column that rises from the floor, unfolding a 165-inch 4K (3840×2160 resolution) TV made out of aviation-grade aluminum alloy. A special screen surface treatment displays […]

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Nsign.tv Launches New Version of Omnichannel Signage Platform

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Nsign.tv has launched a new version of its omnichannel signage platform that allows users to store, organize, program and play digital content in a on any screen — with AI and analytics. It can integrate into a scalable digitalization project through AI, Big Data and IoT to create differential experiences with customers and employees in […]

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Adder Technology Updates ADDERLink Ipeps+

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Adder Technology improved its ADDERLink ipeps+, allowing users to visualize and control up to four monitors from a single computer. The ipeps+ operates over an existing IP network with video at up to 30 frames per second (24-bit color depth). The hardware-based remote access solution can be configured to give users access to the same […]

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Lumens Digital Optics Announces Integration With Panopto

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Lumens Digital Optics announced an integration with Panopto video management system. The Lumens LC200 CaptureVision System is compatible with Panopto for recording, livestreaming and managing video content. The Lumens LC200 CaptureVision system supports capturing up to four video sources simultaneously through multiple inputs and also allows switching between them. Lectures, presentations or any video content can […]

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Prolights Releases EclDisplay LED Spotlight Series

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Prolights just released its latest EclDisplay series, an LED spotlight for galleries, retail, hotels, exhibitions and any high-profile installations. The fixtures in the EclDisplay range come in a new housing, with multiple control options, sources, colors, lenses and accessories; with over 7,000 possible fixture configurations. The EclDisplay units are available in three control configurations: DAT, […]

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AV Stumpfl Appoints Two Executive Directors

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AV Stumpfl GmbH recently appointed two executive directors as part of restructuring measures aimed at maximizing the company’s management efficiency. At the core of the new executive directors’ tasks will be the operative coordination of the screen and media server departments. In her new role as executive director, Stefanie Niederwimmer will be responsible for projection […]

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