Riedel’s Expands Vienna Research and Development Hub

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Extending its global leadership in IP-enabled hardware and software solutions, Riedel Communications has expanded the company’s new R&D hub in Vienna and ramped up its capacity to drive technical innovation and accelerate Riedel customers’ path toward the IP future. The expansion doubles the size of Riedel’s Vienna offices, which neighbor the Euro Plaza technology park, […]

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WALL-SMART Now Shipping Flush Mounts Customized for Apple iPad Mini 6 Tablet

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WALL-SMART is shipping flush mounts customized for Apple’s recently released iPad Mini 6 tablet. You can order it with or without an audio grille for installation in drywall during construction and mounts with bezels for retrofit applications as well as mounts for installation in solid surfaces like marble, wood and concrete are available. WALL-SMART’s new flush […]

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Almo and MuxLab Enter Product Distribution Partnership

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Almo Professional A/V has entered a distribution partnership with MuxLab to provide integrators and resellers with a range of equipment for production-centric use. “Live events are happening and livestreaming remains critical to effectively broadcast these events around the globe,” said Rob Ziv, Almo’s vice president of business development and strategy. “This distribution alignment expands Almo’s […]

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Studio Technologies Now Shipping StudioComm System With Model 792 Center Controller and Model 793 Control Console

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Studio Technologies is now shipping the StudioComm System with Dante Support, consisting of the Model 792 Central Controller and the Model 793 Control Console. With the variety of audio formats and channel counts used in modern production workflows, audio personnel have a heightened need for specialized source selection and level control equipment. StudioComm System allows […]

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Absen Now Shipping Clear Cobalt Series of MicroLED Displays First Introduced at InfoComm 2021

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Absen is already shipping the new Clear Cobalt (CL) Series or miniLED products. These were introduced live with rAVe during InfoComm 2021. Here’s a video covering the series: The Clear Cobalt Series (CL Series) supports 2K/4K/8K applications and is designed for control rooms, corporate lobbies, TV studios, large conference rooms and luxury homes. Features of […]

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C2G Now Shipping the Performance Series Ultra High Speed HDMI Cables With Ethernet

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C2G announced that the Performance Series Ultra High Speed HDMI cables with Ethernet are now shipping. Offering up to 48Gbps (yes, that means you can do full 4K uncompressed), the cables support all HDMI 2.1 features, including uncompressed 8K at 60Hz and 4K at 120Hz, dynamic HDR and eARC. C2G’s Performance Series cables support dynamic HDR […]

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GLP Creative Light 1 Plus Lights the Way for Ellie Goulding Album Tour

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When Ellie Goulding announced a short, six-date tour this autumn to promote her most recent album, “Brightest Blue,” the artist’s long-standing lighting designer, Cate Carter, started working on a design. She had been looking into color-tunable LED sources with a CRMX receiver. Andy Scott from Lite Alternative, the designer’s equipment vendor, introduced her to GLP’s […]

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Video Window’s pOrtal Opens a New Kind of Doorway Thanks to Benediktas Gylys Foundation Partnership

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Video Window announced pOrtal, an 11-ton outdoor video art installation designed to unite people across time and space, thanks to a new partnership with the Benediktas Gylys Foundation. Video Window powers pOrtal’s 24/7 connection between residents of two European cities, who can see and interact with each other via a live broadcast. Collaboration Squared, makers […]

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Matt Shaw Joins Collabtech Group as Vice President of Business Development

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Matt Shaw has joined Collabtech Group as vice president of business development. Matt’s previous experience includes him working as the lead on major projects at Microsoft within the unified communications arena. He was the global marketing lead for the Microsoft Surface Hub and was responsible for establishing it as a front-of-room collaboration device for the modern […]

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AVIXA’s September ProAV Sales Index Shows Decrease in Sales From August

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According to AVIXA’s ongoing ProAV market research, September’s so-called “AV sales index” (AVI-S) was down from 68.2 in August to 62.6 in September. AVI-S respondents claimed a number of issues, including the pandemic, supply chain issues and a general uncertainty. However, the light in the month was a positive trend in return to live events, preparation of offices […]

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Salsa Sound Releases MIXaiR 2.0, a Software Version of the Live Spatial Audio Mixer for Sports Broadcasting

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Salsa Sound has released MIXaiR version 2.0 to deliver multiple automated spatial audio mixes for the same listening experience, whether over headphones or loudspeaker setups. It requires no tracking or manual operation as the system takes audio feeds from existing broadcast microphones at a stadium. It relies on AI algorithms to detect, mix in and enhance […]

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IHSE Acquires kvm-tec To Expand Product Portfolio and Customer Base

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IHSE announced the company has acquired IT security specialist kvm-tec. Founded in 2006, kvm-tec develops and distributes KVM-over-IP solutions (KVMoIP) to extend and switch computer signals. The company enables the transmission of the signals via the standard IP protocol in existing networks. IHSE is a global technology provider for KVM solutions (keyboard, video and mouse) via proprietary […]

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SDVoE Alliance Announces 8K AV-over-IP Transport Solution in Upcoming Transmitter and Receiver Products

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The SDVoE Alliance announced what it calls the “world’s first 8K AV-over-IP transport solution.” Soon-to-be-released SDVoE transmitters and receivers deliver 8K video across a standard network and are entirely backward compatible with 4K SDVoE systems. HDMI 2.1 defines many 8K formats with varying bit depth, chroma subsampling, frame rate and color space. SDVoE 8K supports […]

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HP Wants To Put ‘Presence’ in the Hybrid Work Era

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If you’re late to the party, you’d better bring something special. HP Inc. launched “HP Presence,” a portfolio of conferencing and collaboration solutions. In 2015, HP split its operation: on one side is HP Inc., the printer and PC company. The other side, HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) company, deals with enterprise products and services. This launch […]

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Audio-Technica Intros BP898 Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone and BP899 Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone

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Audio-Technica introduced the low-profile BP898 Subminiature Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone and BP899 Subminiature Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone. The BP898 and BP899 are available in a number of different terminations (for wired or wireless use) that suit them to the entire range of lavalier mic applications. The BP898 is available in five black-finished models, all with permanently attached cables and varying […]

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MAXHUB Releases P22MB Smart Lectern for Wireless Presentation Control

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MAXHUB announced the P22MB Smart Lectern for centralized and wireless control of meeting or presentation spaces.  Presenters can control their presentation system and integrated lectern microphones via a 21.5-inch interactive touch screen from the podium. The P22MB podium also features whiteboarding and collaboration software, along with wireless sharing that enables a laptop to be included in the presentation. […]

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ViewSonic Launches ViewBoard Box Media Player Version of myViewBoard Ecosystem

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ViewSonic has launched the ViewBoard Box, a palm-sized media player that is basically the hardware version of the myViewBoard ecosystem that’s designed to bring collaboration to learning spaces. The ViewBoard Box is designed to upgrade existing displays to enable digital classrooms with myViewBoard Suite for better collaboration while offering centralized control over display devices with the […]

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SDVoE Alliance Announces Debut of SDVoE LIVE! Season 2

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  The SDVoE Alliance announced the Nov. 2 debut of SDVoE LIVE!, season 2. The 30-minute shows are scheduled for every other Tuesday and will be hosted by SDVoE Alliance president Justin Kennington from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and co-host Matt Dodd, SDVoE Alliance head of education from Tiverton, UK. Thought leaders from throughout the ProAV industry will join […]

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Sharp NEC Display Launches Two New C Series Displays, MultiSync C750Q and C860Q

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced the launch of two new C series large format displays, MultiSync C750Q and C860Q. The new displays are ideal for digital signage and presentations in corporate, retail or educational settings. The NEC large C series displays are UHD native 3840 x 2160 resolution and HDR and have a contemporary mechanical […]

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Extron Introduces IPL EXP PDU4H Control System Power Expansion Interface for Centralized Power Management

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Extron introduced the IPL EXP PDU4H control system power expansion interface designed to provide centralized power management for small and medium-sized AV systems. It delivers the ability to control individual AC outputs remotely and allows for aggregate current sensing. The IPL EXP PDU4H is Ethernet enabled and features four AC outputs, four manual control ports and a […]

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Key Digital Debuted Range of HDBaseT Switchers and Extenders at InfoComm 2021

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At InfoComm 2021, Key Digital debuted a new range of HDBaseT switchers and extenders that are soft-codec-enabled to create a connectivity hub for USB cameras and mics, audio DSP and keyboard/mouse/touchscreen extension. Connected computers interface with extended devices by way of USB host and device ports on receiver units and device ports on select KD […]

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Key Digital Debuted Its KD-BYOD4K Wireless Presentation Gateway at InfoComm 2021

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Key Digital is here at InfoComm with its new KD-BYOD4K Wireless Presentation Gateway, an all-in-one 4K streaming device for sending HDMO sources wirelessly in a classroom, auditorium, learning lab and other educational environments.  The KD-BYOD4K is a single-chassis Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) collaboration solution, allowing participants and guests to cast content contact-free to any designated display or projector via Wi-Fi from […]

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Just Add Power Announces New Advanced Matrix Programmer Software for Multicast Switching Systems

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Just Add Power was at InfoComm and announced a new Advanced Matrix Programmer (AMP) software for multicast switching systems. Just Add Power’s AMP software is designed for environments with existing infrastructure or special network requirements that don’t allow for a dedicated AV distribution switch. AMP consolidates the process of setting up individual Just Add Power […]

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ShowMeCables Announces Line of Fiber Optic Transceivers for Data Communications Industry

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ShowMeCables announced its new line of fiber optic transceivers designed for telecom service providers, the data communications industry and IT departments. These new fiber optic transceivers are MSA-compliant and compatible with most switch and router platforms. They represent a wide selection of form factors, distances supported and data rates. Form factors offered are GBIC, SFP, SFP+ […]

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Verizon Business Offers Updated BlueJeans Meeting Enhancements for Hybrid and Remote Learning

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While at InfoComm, Verizon Business announced new BlueJeans Meetings enhancements, including a bundle of features to support hybrid and remote learning. The new BlueJeans Remote Learning feature pack allows instructors to build a custom teaching experience without the overhead associated with hosting traditional online classes. The updates are available as part of specific BlueJeans Meetings plans […]

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HoverCam Debuts Pilot S Digital Teaching Station at InfoComm 2021

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HoverCam‘s Pilot S is currently on display at InfoComm 2021. The wireless teaching lectern for classrooms uses the Qualcomm QCS8210 System-on-Chip (SoC) and offers an extended battery life, quieter operation and support for Windows 11. The new mobile device combines every essential classroom technology into one wireless station that replaces the traditionally messy AV cart. The Pilot […]

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Nureva Products Enhance Audio and Hybrid Learning at University of North Carolina Hussmann School of Journalism and Media

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Nureva Inc. announced the University of North Carolina Hussmann School of Journalism and Media chose Nureva audio for all the learning spaces in its Carrol Hall building on UNC’s campus. 18 Nureva HDL300 systems are deployed in the building with plans to add up to six more. Standardizing on Nureva audio throughout the journalism school allows UNC […]

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Ashly Audio Releases PC-based Version of AquaControl Software, Known as AquaControl Portal, for Offline Work

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Ashly Audio released its AquaControl software to all PC users as a stand-alone offer under the name AquaControl Portal. The software was first launched as part of the company’s integrated mXa-1502 mixer amp. AquaControl Portal allows users to work offline and to replicate work done on the software to multiple hardware units. Ashly’s AquaControl software is typically […]

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Logitech International Announces Q2 Financial Results For Fiscal Year 2022, Details 4% Sales Growth at $1.3 Billion in US

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There aren’t many public companies in AV, so it’s a good indicator for our market conditions when one announces earnings. Yesterday, Logitech International announced its financial results for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2022. The highlights were that sales were $1.31 billion, up 4% when compared to 2021 (split calendar year 2019-2020). Q2 GAAP operating […]

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FLUX::Immersive, L-Acoustics and Radio France Join ADM-OSC Initiative for Open Sound Control

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FLUX::Immersive, L-Acoustics and Radio France have joined in an initiative to standardize Open Sound Control as a streaming protocol for interoperability among immersive audio systems. The ITU BS.2076-2 Audio Definition Model (ADM) is a solution for the archiving and interoperability of immersive audio productions. ADM-OSC provides an implementation that follows the ITU standard, allowing to stream positioning information of audio objects […]

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Modus VR Adds 20 Crestron Products To Product Library, Will Demo VR Platform at InfoComm 2021

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Modus VR announced the addition of 20 Crestron products to the Modus VR product library as an initial offering. The solutions span the enterprise, unified communications and residential market segments. Visitors to InfoComm 2021 in Orlando, Florida, can experience the live use of the Modus VR platform to create room layouts using Crestron products. Modus […]

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Pathway Innovations Will Debut eGlass Illuminated Glass Writing Board at InfoComm 2021

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Pathway Innovations announced its eGlass illuminated glass writing board will debut at InfoComm 2021. eGlass is an all-in-one communications tool featuring a built-in camera and adjustable LED lighting. It merges the presenter’s face and writing, along with presentation media, into a single picture for in-person or remote collaboration. Pathway Innovations will demonstrate the tool in booth 3943 […]

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