How Tripp Lite Ended Up in the Global News

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

  ​​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

  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

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

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

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

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

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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Professional Amplifiers Market Still in Disarray, Though Lucrative Future Ahead

By James Kirby Futuresource Consulting As live events return in force, the professional amplifiers market continues to see strong levels of recovery. There remain some significant challenges for the industry, however revenues are on track to reach new heights over the coming years. A new report from Futuresource Consulting sets the scene for full recovery […]

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Allo, Google?

Google’s Duo will rebrand as Meet with the features from both apps. But Google’s Meet’s will remain Meet. Yes, there will be just two Google Meet apps: Meet (let’s call it 1.0, the Meet app to be soon phased out) and the new Meet (let’s call it “2.0,” the new Meet app that combines both […]

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Re Mago and Lenovo Collaborate for ThinkSmart Core Plug-and-Play Meeting Room Appliance Powered by Valarea

Re Mago Ltd. announced that it is collaborating with Lenovo, a technology solutions company and manufacturer (OEM) of PCs and smart devices. The Valarea Room System bundle offers a ThinkSmart Core plug-and-play meeting room appliance powered by Valarea software that supports multi-videoconferencing (VC) providers for online meetings. By allowing users to join meetings through Microsoft […]

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Lightware Expands Integrations Partner Initiative; Adds ADI Icron, Utelogy, Xyte

Lightware Visual Engineering announced the expansion of the company’s Integrations Partnership initiative with key global industry players. Complementing the announced relationship with Cisco last year, a rapidly growing list of integration partners is headed by ADI Icron, Utelogy Corporation and Xyte. The program, made possible through Lightware’s Open API capabilities, “unlocks unprecedented creative opportunities for […]

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Prolights Releases ArcShine Series Architectural Lighting Fixtures for Permanent Outdoor Installations

Prolights adds to its range of architectural lighting fixtures for permanent outdoor installations with the new ArcShine series. These are linear LED fixtures are available in four sizes, 100-centimeter with 18 LEDs (split in two sections) and 50-centimeter with nine LEDs. The medium power M18FC and M9FC units have 72W or 36W RGB+WW LED emitters, […]

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Edge Announces Michael Boettcher as President

Edge, formerly USAV, announced the hiring of Michael Boettcher as its president. Boettcher brings over 20 years of audiovisual industry experience to Edge’s team, most recently serving as president of Global VC – US division of New Era Technology. “We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the organization,” said Matt Barnette, CEO of the PSA […]

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ProAV Market to Reach $263 Billion According to 2022 AVIXA IOTA Report

According to AVIXA, 2022 the ProAV market will be reaching $263 billion globally; all published in AVIXA’s 2022 Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA). Growth moderates in the coming years to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9% from 2022 to 2027. While this is due in part to the slow-down in economic expansion […]

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MSE Audio Extends Distribution With Apex-Tech to Include Spain, Portugal and France

MSE Audio has announced the extension of its existing distribution with Apex-Tech. The new territories to be covered by Apex-Tech International are Spain, Portugal and France with Apex-Tech UK remaining for U.K. and Ireland. Apex-Tech supplies integrators with outstanding home cinema and audio solutions that feature MSE Audio’s dARTS, PhaseTech and SolidDrive invisible speakers. “Having […]

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Sessions: European Company Aims to Upgrade Video Meetings

It’s the Holy Grail of videoconferencing. Or maybe more like “Lord of the Rings:” One Platform to Rule Them All. Any way you look at it, it adds up to the same concept: How do we get a single platform that incorporates all the benefits of the single-purpose solutions we now use? The first company […]

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PPDS Appoints Jae O Choi Park as European Sales Director

PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) has announced the appointment of Jae O Choi Park as its new European sales director. Part of a five-year growth strategy, and an ongoing global expansion and recruitment drive, Jae is “one of the AV industry’s leading international talents,” achieving extensive financial, sales and account management experience within the world’s […]

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Part 2: What I Learned About the Industry by (Not Attending ISE or InfoComm, But) Watching 2,000 Product Videos

Part 2: AV-Over-IP, Software-Based AV and AI This is part 2 of an article about all the things I noticed from ISE and InfoComm this year, two shows to which I didn’t go, but as the editor in charge of video titling for rAVe [PUBS] for both, I did watch pretty much every video the […]

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Densitron Updates Software for IDS Platform

Densitron announced a new version of its software for the Intelligent Display System (IDS) platform. The new IDS Cloud software engine allows the same studio environment to be controlled and managed instantly and seamlessly, to or from anywhere. Previously, the use of IDS had been restricted to on-premise installations, with interpremise or multipremise applications only […]

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Datapath Releases Dedicated SDVoE Capture Card for Real-Time Streaming Applications

Datapath released a new dedicated SDVoE capture card for real-time streaming applications. The VisionSC-S2 card meets the SDVoE Alliance’s parameters for minimum latency and compatibility with the SDVoE Alliance’s range of multimanufacturer hardware solutions that provide “quality, networked video to the highest standards.” With 4K/60 capability, the VisionSC-S2 card claims to deliver an important part […]

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Wisycom App for Symphony Series Wireless Mic Now Available

Wisycom Srl announced the availability of its new Wisycom App for the Symphony Series wireless microphone system, available for iOS and Android. Accompanying the release of the app are firmware enhancements to the line, which includes the MCR54 four-channel and MCR54-Dual two-channel true-diversity portable receivers, and the MTP60 bodypack transmitter. Similar to the Wisycom Manager […]

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