Extron Adds Wall-Plate Encoders for Its AV-over-IP NAV Line

Extron is pleased to introduce two new NAV encoders, which feature a decorator-style wallplate design and stream ultra-low latency, high quality video, audio and Ethernet signals over a 10 Gbps optical Ethernet interface. These encoders support streaming real-time, lossless video at resolutions up to 4K@60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling. The Extron NAV Series features […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases KIT-400 Auto-Switcher/Scaler Kit

Kramer Electronics’ KIT-400 is an auto-switcher/scaler kit for 4K HDMI and VGA over HDBaseT. The KIT-400 extends video signals to up to 130 feet (40 meters) over CAT copper cables at up to 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) 24bpp video resolution and provides further reach for lower HD video resolutions. The full kit includes the KIT-400T transmitter/switcher and […]

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BrightSign Collaborates With Bluefin International for Video Wall Solution

BrightSign announced its collaboration with Bluefin International, Inc. to deliver a pair of new video wall solutions with integrated digital signage capabilities. The BrightSign Built-In Multi-Screen Displays come in two configurations — a 13.3-inch 3×1 display, and a 15.6-inch 3×1 display. Each of the new Bluefin solutions comes in a 3×1 configuration. The 13.3-inch displays […]

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Vivitek Adds LauncherPlus Button Solution to NovoConnect Lineup

Vivitek has updated the button-solution of its wireless sharing lineup — NovoConnect — called the LauncherPlus. The new LauncherPlus connects to any laptop to establish a direct Wi-Fi connection to all the Wireless Collaboration solutions in Vivitek’s Novo Ecosystem — both Add-On Devices and All-in-One display solutions. The new LauncherPlus is designed with an even […]

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Bambuser Creates New In-Store Solutions Division

Sweden’s Bambuser announces the creation of “In-store Solutions,” a new business unit dedicated to building interactive experiences connecting physical and digital spaces. Bambuser is a software company specializing in interactive live video streaming supporting interactive, shoppable e-commerce experiences for global brands and retailers including Moda Operandi, Farfetch and Samsung. The Company’s primary product, “Live Video […]

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Expander and Polsound Outfit Poland’s Cracovia Stadium With Visionary’s PacketAV Matrix Series

Situated within Kraków, Poland, the Józef Piłsudski Cracovia Municipal Stadium is home to KS Cracovia, one of the oldest and most successful Polish football clubs. KS Cracovia has been recognized as a five-time Polish champion and winner of the Polish Cup and the Polish SuperCup. Initially constructed in 1912, the Cracovia Stadium was rebuilt in 2010 and hosted […]

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MAXHUB Releases BM21 Speakerphone for UCC

MAXHUB just announced the BM21 Conference Speakerphone for UCC. At just under 5 inches in diameter and 1.5 inches high, the MAXHUB BM21 has a 16-foot pickup radius using a 360-degree omnidirectional mic system and is designed to be placed in the middle of the conference room table. With the ability to connect via Bluetooth, […]

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ISE Modifies 2021 Show — Will Now Include Shows in Four European Cities

Integrated Systems Events (and its co-owners AVIXA and CEDIA) has announced ISE Live & Online, a series of local events in Barcelona, Munich, Amsterdam and London — which will be supported by a digital offering via CISCO. This series of events will take place of the traditional in-person large trade show format. Integrated Systems Events […]

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Da-Lite Now Shipping Agility Battery Motor for Designer Contour Electrol

Da-Lite announced that its optional Agility Battery Motor for the new Tensioned Designer Contour Electrol and Designer Contour Electrol ceiling- or wall-mounted electric screens is now shipping. Available in diagonals up to 110 inches in the 16:9 HDTV format and 113 inches in the 16:10 wide format, this motor option is ideal for retrofit installations […]

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NowSignage’s CMS Now Added as a BrightSign BSN.Cloud Integrated Partner

NowSignage‘s CMS has been added as a BrightSign BSN.cloud Integrated Partner. The BSN.cloud platform is a free subscription included with every BrightSign device that allows users to remotely manage their BrightSign device and to install the NowSignage digital signage CMS application. NowSignage already has a compatible application for BrightSign that is deployed across many industry […]

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Bussigny in Switzerland Solves Outdoor Kiosk Need with Peerless-AV’s All-Weather Displays

The municipality of Bussigny, in the Swiss canton of Vaud, borders Geneva, Neuchâtel, Fribourg, Berne and Valais (west to east) and has a population of approximately 9,000. The town authority had worked with Solmani on digital signage projects in the past and approached the Swiss AV solutions provider to implement a new outdoor project for […]

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Using Peerless-AV Xtreme High Bright Outdoor Displays, National Theatre of Iceland Enables Outdoor Digital Signage in Freezing Temps

The National Theatre of Iceland is one of two main theaters in Reykjavík, Iceland, drawing attention for its architectural quality with its contrasting dark gray surfaces and lighter gray decorative elements. The national theater, designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, was formally opened on April 20, 1950. Since 2020, the artistic director is Magnús Geir Þórðarsson — […]

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Atlantic Technology Launches Gatecrasher3 PowerBar

Atlantic Technology just launched the Gatecrasher3 PowerBar, three products in one: a Dolby 3.0 LCR sound bar, a Streaming Music System and a Wireless Multiroom Audio System. Using three ways to be wireless, SKAA, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, the Gatecrasher3 is designed to replace the AV Receiver at $799. This Dolby 3.0 sound bar can be […]

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Crestron Announces New In-Wall, In-Ceiling, Landscape Speaker Line

Crestron announced a lineup of in-wall, in-ceiling and landscape speakers developed through a partnership with Origin Acoustics. Crestron is also announcing the DM NAX matrix/amplifier and streaming music player for high-performance audio-over-IP and native integration with Crestron Home. The new line of Crestron Speakers made by Origin Acoustics fall within two performance tiers: Reference and […]

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SyncPro Launches CloudOS Support Center for Integrators and Tech Managers

SyncPro has launched a new CloudOS Support Center for systems integrators and tech managers that require technical support on a specific product or solution. While SyncPro users could always manage and monitor devices from the CloudOS dashboard, they traditionally had to reach out to the manufacturer if unable to troubleshoot and resolve their technical issues. […]

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Aveo Systems Updates Mira Connect Smart AV Control System

Aveo Systems updated its Mira Connect smart AV control system and added support for broadcast TV tuners, sound masking applications and extending Zoom Rooms capabilities. Cable, satellite and off-air TV tuners are now supported via Mira Connect and integrators can add the tuner, define channel favorites, upload channel icons and route the tuners to displays. […]

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Squirrels Enters Distribution Partnership With Ascentae

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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XTEN-AV Introduces ‘Refer & Redeem Program’

XTEN-AV, the cloud-based, AI-Powered AV Design software, has added a “Refer & Redeem Program” — basically giving users a free month if they recommend a potential user to the platform. The XTEN-AV Referral Program allows users to invite people to register on the platform and in turn, collect points, redeemable as a free monthly subscription. […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Debuts Cloud-Based Software Media Player Solution

Carousel Digital Signage just debuted (and are already shipping) the Carousel Express Players, a new cloud-based software media player solution designed for keeping remote workers and students informed and up to date. The players help organizations extend their digital signage beyond location-based end points, and reach people wherever they work, learn and live. Carousel Digital […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Renkus-Heinz Announces New Compact Stage Monitor

Renkus-Heinz announced the latest product in its C Series line: the CA/CX121M; a compact, cost-effective stage monitor. Available in both passive (CX121M) and powered (CA121M) models, the single 12” stage monitor/multipurpose loudspeaker combines Renkus-Heinz’s standards with coaxial driver technology. With identical horizontal and vertical off-axis performance, the performer is allowed greater freedom of movement without […]

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

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

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

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

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

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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