BrightSign Announces Collaboration With Walls.io

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BrightSign has announced its collaboration with Walls.io, a marketing solution for the creation of social media content hubs. The partnership will enable content managers in retail, live events, education, hospitality and corporate environments to collect and curate user-generated content across multiple social platforms onto a digital signage display, powered by BrightSign players. Walls.io was launched […]

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LG Business Solutions Releases New 136-Inch Model All-in-One LED Display

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On the heels of its 130-inch All-in-One LED display, LG Business Solutions USA has expanded the category with a brand new 136-inch model that the company says is even easier to install — and is portable when integrated with an optional mobile stand. The LG LED All-in-One 136-inch display (model LAEB015) comes ready to assemble […]

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Sessions We Loved from D=SIGN, Day 1

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History’s first-ever D=SIGN: The Digital Signage Conference — an exciting new event created by AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) — began Tuesday. The two-day conference, delivered virtually this year,* was packed with products, education and networking for those in the digital signage industry: think AV integrators, retail/hospitality/healthcare/QSR operators, media and content professionals, and […]

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Kramer Unveils Corona Tag Wearable Device for Contact Tracing

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Kramer has launched Corona Tag, a compact wearable device designed to eliminate the need for sitewide shutdowns in case of a COVID-19 infection in workplaces, schools or any public venues. Corona Tag frees employees, educators and organizers from unnecessarily isolating large crowds by quickly identifying high risk contacts to help maintain business continuity. Corona Tag […]

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Ibsenhuset in Norway Takes PROLIGHTS

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Ibsenhuset, a culture venue in Skien, Norway, has taken delivery of over one hundred fixtures from PROLIGHTS. The venue houses facilities for concerts, theatre performances, opera, exhibits, conferences and other events. The Italian-designed fixtures were used in the foyer, Peer Gynt hall and stage areas. A total of 136 fixtures were supplied, including Pixie WashXB, […]

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Binary Pushes 8K Video Into the Mainstream With New BX Line of High-value 8K, 60Hz HDMI Cables

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SnapAV’s leading brand of CI cables reasserts industry dominance with cables that deliver maximum performance, value and longevity.  CHARLOTTE, NC, December 3, 2020 – Binary, long considered the best HDMI cable maker in the custom installation industry, today announced its new line of BX 8K HDMI Cables, giving integrators a future-proof solution to satisfy the […]

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Extron Adds Windows 10 Miracast Support to ShareLink Pro 1100

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In the Extron ShareLink Pro 1100, a 4K Wired and Wireless Presentation System that enables anyone to present content from computers, tablets or smartphones, the company added support for Windows 10 sharing via Miracast, using an optional adapter. Miracast enables users with Windows 10 computers to share content without the need to download software. ShareLink […]

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Why You Should Hire an Acoustics Specialist at the Outset

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Not long ago, while on LinkedIn, I had a brief but interesting exchange that made me stop and think. A seemingly innocuous post and an ensuing comment by a connection on the platform generated an internal dialogue that I’m not sure I’ve completely resolved. I share it here because it may not only have ramifications […]

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QSC Intros New Two-Way Loudspeaker System

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QSC introduces the AD-S5T, a 5.25ʺ two-way loudspeaker system that offers integrators an option for a variety of foreground and background sound reinforcement applications. The AcousticDesign Series includes a variety of sizes and enclosure types (surface-mount, pendant-mount, ceiling-mount, columnar and SUB/SAT) and provides sonic characteristics across the entire line, allowing the ability to mix-and-match enclosures […]

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ProLights Launches Live and Live-to-Online Events Lighting Systems

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ProLights launched some new live events and live-to-online or broadcast events lighting systems. EclProfile FW is the Full White version of the new generation of Ecl Profile LED ellipsoidals, and it is available in the TU (tungsten) and DY (daylight) source variants. The EclProfile FW has been engineered in the same housing and optical design […]

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Meridian Audio Announces Technology Upgrade for Architectural Range

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Meridian continues to challenge convention and break new ground through research by announcing the launch of High-Power Array (HPA), a technology upgrade that optimises the output and coverage of sound when three Meridian architectural loudspeakers are arranged in a close-proximity array configuration. When designing large home cinemas, integrators aim to achieve high SPL targets across […]

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Renkus-Heinz Announces Products Within New Iconyx Compact Series

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Renkus-Heinz has announced new products in its new Iconyx Compact Series: the Iconyx Compact 36/3-RN and the 48/3-RN — two solutions that bring the benefits of the Renkus-Heinz’s Iconyx family into a compact and architecturally friendly package. The addition of the ICC 36/3 and ICC 48/3 completes the portfolio in the new Iconyx Compact Series, […]

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Business Transformation Company Publicis Sapient Picks BrightSign for Signage Premise Platform

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BrightSign announced that digital transformation consultancy Publicis Sapient has fully optimized “Premise”, its digital in-venue platform, on BrightSign’s XD and XT media players. Premise is Publicis Sapient’s fully adaptable, in-venue experience enablement platform, delivering digital signage management capabilities with real-time analytics and A/B testing capabilities. For more than a decade, Premise has been enabling data-driven, […]

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Sharp/NEC Announces New Large Format MultiSync ME Digital Signage Displays

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions, today announced its new Large Format MultiSync ME Series digital signage displays. These stand-alone displays provide corporate, education and retail environments with NEC quality while also providing a cost-conscious digital signage display integrated with the latest standards. One key feature of the ME Series is the option to mount the display […]

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Newline One-Ups (No, Blows Away) DTEN ME With New At-Home UCC Appliance Called FLEX

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Newline Interactive entered a new market category today with its first desktop collaboration solution called FLEX. The Newline FLEX is an all-in-one 27-inch touch monitor designed for desktop UCC for small office, home office and school office settings. The 27” desktop monitor is literally an all-in-one collaboration (UCC) appliance with capacitive touch, full device touchback […]

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Arista Corporation Intros New HDMI Audio, Dante Audio Stream Converters

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ARISTA Corporation announced the ARS-200-HD HDMI Audio to Dante Audio converter and the ARS-200-DH Dante Audio Stream to HDMI Audio converter. Both are designed for presentation environments where audio needs to be converted from one format to the other where long-distance transmission is involved. The ARS-200-HD is a tool for extracting audio from, for example, […]

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HoverCam Partners With Learning Glass for Illuminated Writing Glass Solution

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HoverCam announced it has partnered with Learning Glass to bring eGlass, an integrated illuminated writing glass, to the market. eGlass is an all-in-one, transparent writing surface with a built-in camera and adjustable lighting that is designed for remote, hybrid and traditional classrooms. According to HoverCam, eGlass re-imagines the traditional and virtual whiteboard experience. Leveraging HoverCam’s […]

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Better Late Than Never: ClearOne Finally Sells Prepackaged Home UCC Solution

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To meet the home office market demand for professional-quality audio and video UCC solutions ClearOne just launched Aura, a set of “good, better, best” packages of enterprise quality audio, video, audio-video options with a free COLLABORATE Space lifetime subscription. ClearOne says its data indicated that 88% of employers globally have encouraged or required employees to […]

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You’ve Got to Have Seoul

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Seoul extends its “destination marketing” by being the first city to offer a virtual meetings platform for event organizers. In response to the COVID-19 era, Seoul Convention Bureau (SCB) launches the “Virtual Seoul Platform” to be used for holding MICE events in the digital world. According to the organization (and our own knowledge), this is […]

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Violet Road and Alcons Hit the High Seas in Imaginative Touring Solution

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In common with many other countries, the live event industry in Norway has been hit very hard by the global Covid-19 pandemic. With all concert and cultural events either postponed or cancelled, Norwegian artists who had performances booked were left to wait until live shows could resume. But folk/rock band Violet Road came up with […]

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Delta Controls Wins 2020 Global Building Automation Systems Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan

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Delta announced Delta Controls, Inc., a Delta Group company and provider of cutting-edge building automation systems, has won Frost & Sullivan’s 2020 Global Building Automation Systems Company of the Year Award. The honor by the market research firm recognizes Delta Controls’ ability to provide value to worldwide customers with its technologies that offer a full […]

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Peerless-AV and Mersive Forge Strategic Global Alliance for VC Market

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Peerless-AV announced its global alliance with Mersive Technologies, a provider of software-based collaboration solutions for corporate, education and government markets. Close research and development with the Mersive team has resulted in the introduction of a new mounting solution from Peerless-AV designed specifically for the Solstice Pod Collaboration Platform. “At Mersive we like to forge alliances […]

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Enplug Launches Post-COVID Tools for Its Digital Signage Platform

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Enplug has launched a suite of post-COVID tools in its digital signage platform keeping employees informed, safe and engaged. Keeping employees informed about the latest workplace safety information is vital, especially in light of frequently updated health guidance. Users can now crop-and-rotate graphics to predefined screen layouts or adjust aspect ratios as images are uploaded, […]

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Modulo Pi’s Media Servers Drive Immersive Experience for the Monte-Carlo Gala 2020

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Organized by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health was held on September 24, 2020 on the terraces of the Monte-Carlo Opera. For this edition dedicated to Ocean, Earth, and Humanity, an audience of patrons, decision-makers, artists, and scientists gathered under an impressive immersive dome. For this event designed […]

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Utelogy Corporation Releases High Availability Software Component

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Utelogy Corporation has announced the release of High Availability, a new component of its software system that works in the background to eliminate single points of failure by utilizing the N+1 architecture providing redundancy across geolocated data centers. According to Utelogy, High Availability (HA) was developed as a direct response to customer demand and to […]

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Extron Intros New One-Gang Decorator-Style Transmitter

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Extron introduced new DTP2 T 201 D Monday. It’s a one-gang decorator-style transmitter for sending HDMI signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CatX cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) color sampling and complies with HDCP 2.3. The one-gang wall-mountable form factor of the […]

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The Impact of AV in Motorsports

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This year, traditional working environments changed overnight as everyone shifted from an office to their homes. However, my household has always been far from a traditional work environment. My husband, Cameron, is a professional race car driver. He’s had a pretty successful career over the last ten years. He’s won the Rolex 24 Hours of […]

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Avaya Upgrades UCC App With More Zoom- and Teams-Like Features — But One-Ups Them With 61-Person View

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Avaya announced that Avaya Spaces, the all-in-one video collaboration app for the digital workplace, has added new capabilities including an industry-best 61-participant “concert” view. Avaya Spaces is changing the way work gets done, enabling “work from anywhere” by centralizing voice, video, messaging, chat and task management in one app to improve productivity and increase employee […]

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SignageOS and Nexmosphere Partner for Sensor Compatibility

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SignageOS, the only unification technology platform in digital signage, and Nexmosphere, a developer and manufacturer of interactive sensors for retail, have partnered to offer cross-platform compatibility of Nexmosphere sensors to a variety of digital signage smart displays and media players. Through this partnership, companies can now create interactive digital signage experiences with Nexmosphere sensors to […]

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Extron Just Became the First Full-Bandwidth, Uncompressed 8K Switcher Company

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Extron just announced (and says it is ready to ship) the XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards — yes, 8K resolution (up to 7680×4320). The XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards accept HDMI 2.1 data rates up to 40.1 gigabits per second, enabling support of uncompressed 8K video with HDR. These HDCP 2.3-compliant […]

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QSC Announces Availability of the Attero Tech by QSC

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QSC announced the availability of new Attero Tech by QSC, including additions to the Axon family of network audio interfaces and Axiom family of analog audio I/O extenders, as well as a new purpose-built network amplifier. Axon Series Network Audio Interfaces: The Axon D2i is a single-gang Dante/AES67 network audio I/O wallplate, allowing for integration of […]

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