The Rumors Are False: CEDIA Is Not Merging With AVIXA, Appoints Daryl Friedman As CEO


CEDIA has named Daryl Friedman as global president and CEO. He will assume the role on Nov. 29, 2021. Friedman has spent more than 30 years in nonprofit leadership roles and has overseen membership, advocacy, industry relations and the technical wing for the 25,000-member Recording Academy. The Academy, known globally for the GRAMMY Awards, represents […]

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Alcons Audio Announces QRP20 2-Way Column Array System With Increased Projection


Alcons Audio announced the QRP20, a two-way column array system with high-Q directivity for increased projection control to be used as a vertical sound system. It is designed for both permanent and portable applications and where fidelity response needs to be projected with wide horizontal and narrow vertical coverage. Using the RBN401 4-inch pro-ribbon driver on a […]

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AtlasIED Highlights Products To Be Presented at InfoComm 2021


AtlasIED announced that the new products introduced at InfoComm 2021 are fully stocked and are shipping from the company’s worldwide distribution centers. InfoComm 2021 attendees are invited to Booth #2311 to see AtlasIED’s Atmosphere platform as well as several new product introductions. Integrators can order most of the following InfoComm introductions today for timely delivery: […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Releases New Zeppelin Wireless Speaker


Bowers & Wilkins launched its Zeppelin wireless speaker, a stereo system in one component. It features “reference quality drive unit technologies” arranged in dedicated left and right speaker assemblies around a central subwoofer powered by 240 watts of amplification.  Other features of the Zeppelin wireless speaker include: AirPlay 2 and aptX Adaptive Bluetooth for iOS and Android […]

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Extron Opens Orders for SF 28PT Two-Way Pendant Loudspeaker


Extron announced its taking orders for the SF 28PT, a two-way pendant loudspeaker for music or program playback in high-ceiling and open-ceiling applications. Features include: A silk dome tweeter 8-inch woofer UL listed SF 28PT offers both direct 8-ohm and 70/100-volt operation Available in black or white Paintable to fit in with any decor Included […]

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Crestron Launches New Cloud-Connected Network Power Controllers and Remote Temperature Sensor


Crestron announced the launch of two new cloud-connected Crestron Network Power Controllers and an accompanying remote temperature sensor. The Crestron Home OS provides a new Device Health Dashboard, a remote power management platform for alerts and to assess and fix devices from the Crestron Home app. Users can also troubleshoot network and IP device problems, […]

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PSNI Global Alliance Adds Audinate as Global Preferred Vendor Partner


PSNI Global Alliance is expanding its worldwide portfolio by adding Audinate as a global Preferred Vendor Partner (PVP). Audinate is a leading innovator of professional digital audio networking technologies.  The PSNI Global Alliance Preferred Vendor Partner Program connects vendors and integrators to pursue market opportunities, cultivating relationships and increased sales within member organizations. It represents […]

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ISE Highlights Opportunities for 2022 Show


Visitor registration for ISE 2022 is now open, offering the international AV and systems integration community a long-awaited opportunity to “Rise up. Reconnect. Ignite the Future” at its new home at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía. Integrated Systems Europe, ISE 2022, will take place Feb. 1-4, 2022. The ISE Conference program runs from Monday, Jan. […]

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L-Acoustics Sound Memorializes Musician’s Music in Berlin Tribute Concert


Other than Hans Zimmer, no film composer has as many live orchestral concerts to his name as Ennio Morricone. The composer, lovingly called ‘The Maestro’, died in 2020 after a storied career that featured over 400 scores for film and television, more than 100 classical works and musical compositions for artists such as Paul Anka, […]

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Panasonic 3-Chip DLP Laser Projectors Light Up 2021 French Monumental Tour


Panasonic projectors are helping to bring to life some of France’s most iconic architectural landmarks with an electronic music and light show as part of the Monumental Tour 2021. The spectacular sensory experience combines a show of light and creative projection mapping on historic landmark buildings such as lighthouses, castles and abbeys to the music […]

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IK Multimedia Partners With TASCAM To Produce T-RackS TASCAM Tape Collection of Plug-Ins


IK Multimedia announced the T-RackS TASCAM Tape Collection, a collection of AAX, VST and AU plug-ins for mixing and mastering. The new T-RackS TASCAM Tape Collection draws upon the strengths of four restored TASCAM analog recording systems.  The TASCAM Tape Collection offers four analog tape machines: The TEAC A-6100 MKII: an upgraded version of the […]

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Panasonic Develops Agile I/O to Update Kairos IT/IP With More Input and Output Capacity


Panasonic announced the development of Agile I/O, a new feature to its KAIROS IT/IP video processing platform to provide AV professionals with additional input and output capacity to create larger and more complex productions. The feature will be available in early 2022 as a free upgrade. The software upgrade will allow KAIROS to utilize the 100Gb […]

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iRoom Intros Dynamic Room Sensor Package for iRoom iO touchDock and Other Mounting Products


iRoom has announced a new Dynamic Room Sensor Package to be included with all iRoom iO touchDock models, the iTop OnWall, iTop Pro and iTop Plus tabletop models. iRoom’s docking stations feature a built-in sensor package for room temperature, humidity, light and air quality (CO2). The iRoom iPad dashboard gives the user sensor status information […]

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Panasonic Debuts New Line of Integrated PTZ Cameras and Other Operation Products


Panasonic is introducing a new line of integrated PTZ cameras aimed at home office, corporate, education and live content creation environments. The camera lineup consists of five new models. (Other new products also accompany the new line.) The products and their features include:  AW-UE40, AW-UE50 and AW-UE80 The three models are compact, dome-shaped and offer […]

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RingCentral Finds Creative Way to Compete With Zoom, Meet and Teams: A White-Label UCC Platform


RingCentral announced RingCentral Rise, a new platform designed for service providers worldwide that will allow users to basically white-label (technically, co-brand) a UCC service. Service providers can offer their own co-branded unified cloud communications solutions to businesses in a flexible and scalable manner. Communications solutions include team messaging, video meetings, cloud phone systems and contact […]

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NDI Now Fully Compatible With Microsoft Teams


NDI is now fully compatible with Microsoft Teams, allowing Teams users access to the full capabilities of NDI 5 enabled technologies for broadcasts, webinars and other video applications. NDI 5 is a high-performance connectivity and control standard that allows NDI devices to operate on a single IP network for ultra-low-latency video production. The NDI Tools […]

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iRoom Announces New Color Options for iTop Docking Stations


iRoom announced four new color options for its iTop on-wall and tabletop docking stations. iTop OnWall and iTop Tabletop, made from aluminum and glass materials that match the Apple design, are now available in 14 color combinations. The two glass bezel selections, black or white, and seven aluminum base color options, green (new), blue (new), […]

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Neutrik Group Restructures As a Multibrand Company


In a reorganization of its global operations, the Neutrik Group has restructured as a multibrand company under the NEUTRIK, REAN and CONTRIK brands. The reorganization took several months and has expanded and diversified the group’s product offering across a breadth of technologies and applications; including both within and beyond the entertainment and broadcast production sectors the company has […]

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Jabra and Huddly Join Crestron Flex Platform for Enhanced Meeting Technology Capabilities


Crestron has partnered with Jabra and Huddly to add them to the Crestron Flex platform. The addition adds more intelligent camera technology for meetings. The Crestron Flex platform integrates videoconferencing, content sharing, scheduling, management, support and more into one platform. The addition of intelligent video integration to the Crestron Flex platform offers features that enhance the […]

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ClearOne Releases Two Camera Control Modules for Extron Control Systems


ClearOne announced the availability of two new camera control modules for Extron control systems that work with ClearOne’s BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile and ClearOne’s UNITE 200. The modules also work with other Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera that complies with the industry-standard VISCA control protocol. The new Extron modules will be available as free software […]

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Marshall Electronics Releases CV605 IP PTZ Camera With Updated Professional-grade Features


Marshall Electronics introduced the CV605 5X HD60 IP PTZ Camera, an entry-level PTZ camera that features a 5X optical zoom range with a simultaneous 3GSDI and IP interface. The CV605 utilizes a professional-grade two Megapixel sensor to capture HD video at up to 1920x1080p resolution at 60fps. A wide-angle optical zoom lens offers an 85-degree […]

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ISE Opens Registration for 2022 In-Person Event


Integrated Systems Europe announced that it has opened registration for its in-person trade show in 2022. This will be the first of its trade shows to take place in Barcelona. ISE also says, “As well as five large halls of exhibition stands, there will be a full programme of paid and free-to-attend content. You can […]

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Trinnov Audio and ICEpower Release Amplitude16 High Channel Count Amplifier


Trinnov Audio announced the release of a new high-channel-count power amplifier, the Amplitude16. The Amplitude16 was designed in partnership with ICEpower. It maximizes the performance of their class D modules to deliver high-quality sound and an immersive experience in a compact form. Features of the Amplitude16 include: Dual Tascam pinout DB25 connectors. Two eight-channel amplifiers […]

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Broadsign and DOOHX Launch Programmatic DOOH Advertising Certification Program


Sponsored education initiative to drive new DOOH industry growth with comprehensive training curriculums for digital advertisers, agencies, and media owners Building on its Programmatic University (Programmatic U) education initiative, digital-out-of-home (DOOH) marketing technology developer Broadsign has joined forces with DOOHX, an online learning platform dedicated to DOOH education, to launch a new programmatic DOOH training […]

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Extron and Somfy Partner to Integrate AV and Environmental Controls


Extron announced a partnership with Somfy, the world’s largest manufacturer of tubular motors for interior window coverings, projection screens and exterior solar protection. Extron control capabilities will be combined with Somfy powered products for smart-building projects, aiming to offer product integrations that simplify installation, setup, automation and control. A simple press on the Extron touchscreen will allow users to […]

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Optoma Introduces ZX300 and ZW350 Laser Projectors With Updated Lighting and Input Options


Optoma introduced the Optoma ZX300 and ZW350,  two new compact XGA and WXGA laser projectors designed for K-12 classrooms, corporate environments and small-to-medium-sized venues. The Optoma ZX300 and ZW350 offer updated brightness, image quality, operation and a variety of built-in features to provide flexibility and enhanced performance. Optoma says these projectors provide integrators and end […]

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VuWall Releases VuScape VS10 Video Wall Controller for AV, IP and IT Sources


VuWall announced its new VuScape VS10 Video Wall Controller. The VS10 is designed for small-and-medium-sized video wall deployments and powers up to 16 displays. It can be used as a destination or to capture and manage hybrid AV, IP and IT sources, including web pages, RSS feeds, VNC and more. It allows them to be encoded […]

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Powersoft Releases ArmoníaPlus Version 2.2 With Remote Project Collaboration Capabilities


Powersoft announced that version 2.2 of ArmoníaPlus is available. The update is designed to give systems integrators, designers and installers access to collaborate on projects remotely from anywhere in the world. The new feature allows users to save projects in a Microsoft-based cloud in addition to a local drive and is available in both ArmoníaPlus skins (Install and […]

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Barix Audio Devices Updated with Two New Capabilities for Broadened Range of IP Audio Applications


Barix has added two new capabilities to its recently launched Exstreamer M400 decoder and IP Former analog-to-IP speaker conversion hardware, enabling the devices to address a broader range of IP audio applications. Direct integration with Barix’s IC Paging solution enables Exstreamer M400 and IP Former devices to be easily added as audio playout endpoints in the company’s paging […]

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Sennheiser, Barco and QSC Collaborate to Update Gateway Innovation Hub in New York


On the 29th floor of 900 Third Avenue in Manhattan is Gateway, a co-working and innovation hub. As part of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACCNY) — the oldest international chamber of commerce in the U.S. — Gateway’s mission is to help Scandinavian companies gain a strategic foothold and become more successful in the U.S. market. […]

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Zappiti Debuts Neo, Reference and Signature 4K HDR Media Players


Zappiti debuted the Zappiti Neo, Zappiti Reference and Zappiti Signature, three new 4K HDR media players featuring Dolby Vision and HDR10+ powered by the latest Realtek RTD1619DR chipset. The new media players are also media servers capable of streaming content to other Zappiti devices in a network through the Zappiti Share streaming protocol. Zappiti Video […]

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Meyer Sound Loudspeaker Systems Expands Impact of ‘Immersive Van Gogh’ Exhibits


The Immersive Van Gogh exhibitions currently selling out in nine North American cities are coming to at least eight more before the end of 2021. What the visitors hear is integral to the complete experience, with the all-enveloping projections of the legendary artist’s paintings enhanced by an original musical score reproduced through Meyer Sound loudspeaker systems. […]

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