Atomos Launches Connect — A Bridge for 4K Video Capture and UVC Streaming Over USB

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Atomos just launched Connect, an affordable bridge between professional 4K video capture and UVC streaming over USB (up to 1080p@60Hz). Connect works with any HDMI device, including the entire Atomos range. It has universal support from popular streaming platforms. At only $79 USD, it’s a way for gamers, vloggers and education facilities to up their […]

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Boxlight Corporation Acquires Sahara Presentation Systems

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Boxlight Corporation, a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, today announced it has acquired Sahara Presentation Systems PLC. The total purchase price was GBP 74,000,000 (approximately USD 94,900,000) in the form of GBP 52,000,000 (approximately USD 66,700,000) cash and GBP 22,000,000 (approximately USD 28,200,000) preferred stock. Headquartered in the United […]

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Extron’s New NetPA U 2002 SB Amplifier Is ENERGY STAR Qualified

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The new Extron NetPA U 2002 SB is an amplifier with bridgeable outputs that can deliver two 200 watt channels into low impedance systems or one 400 watt channel into low or high impedance systems. It is an ENERGY STAR qualified, Dante-enabled audio power amplifier in a half rack, convection cooled, plenum rated enclosure that […]

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Bose Professional Announces Pro-Level Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 UC

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Bose Professional has announced its new pro-level Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 UC are now shipping in the U.S. and Latin America, and will also be available in Asia and Europe in September and October respectively. Certified for Microsoft Teams and compatible with both Zoom and Google Meet, the NCH 700 UC equip users for better […]

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Extron Introduces SSP 200 Surround Sound Processor

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Extron introduced the the SSP 200 high-performance Surround Sound Processor designed for pro AV applications in corporate and commercial environments. The new processor automatically decodes Dolby and DTS formats from HDMI sources to discreet audio outputs. Providing up to ten built-in outputs, plus additional outputs via an EXP port, the SSP 200 provides the flexibility […]

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Axis Communications Launches Feature-Rich Bullet Camera

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Axis Communications launched the AXIS P1455-LE Network Camera, a feature-rich bullet camera offering HDTV 1080p resolution at up to 60 frames per second. Ideal for a wide range of surveillance scenarios, it’s particularly suitable for capturing scenes with lots of motion. Featuring Axis Forensic WDR, this outdoor-ready camera captures high-quality images even when there’s both […]

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Barco and 3D perception Partner for Jet Simulator

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Barco and 3D perception, a designer of turn-key seamless visual display systems, have expanded their partnership with the adoption of Barco’s newest simulation projector for their latest multi-system contract for military jet trainers. “3D perception is recognized throughout our global industry for precision-driven and highly reliable, high-performance display systems,” says Knut Krogstad, CEO of 3D perception. “To […]

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Savant Establishes Exclusive Partnership With Devialet

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Savant has established an exclusive partnership with Devialet, an acoustic engineering company, to distribute the Phantom Reactor Custom active loudspeaker to the CI channel. The Phantom Reactor Custom includes a series of innovations including Devialet’s ADH amplification and SAM technology, working together to generate output levels (97 dB) from a compact loudspeaker. The amplifier drives […]

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Select Models of Extron’s FOX3 Series Fiber Optic Extenders, Matrix Switchers Now Available

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Extron has announced the availability of select models of the FOX3 Series, the latest family of fiber optic extenders and matrix switchers for end-to-end distribution of 4K video, audio, control, USB and 3D sync. This enterprise fiber platform supports HDMI 2.0 data rates up to 18 Gbps and is HDCP 2.3 compliant for the secure […]

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Nureva Starts SaaS Collaboration Company Called Nialli; Debuts First Product Already

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Nureva has announced the formation of Nialli Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary focused on enabling SaaS-based collaboration. Nialli (pronounced NY-ALL-EE) will bring a suite of collaboration applications to market, the first of which launches Monday, Sept. 21. Called Nialli Visual Planner, it’s a cloud-based application that’s aimed at digitally transforming the paper-based planning processes used […]

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InstaShow WDC20 Offers iOS / Android Support and Touch Back Control for Cross-Device Wireless Presentations

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BenQ, a DLP projector brand and innovator of professional display technology, today InstaShow WDC20, a wireless presentation device designed to free corporate IT staff and meeting participants from setup delays and limitations to collaboration. Empowering synergistic interactions among diverse devices, InstaShow WDC20 innovates instant plug-and-play wireless presentation for mobile devices and interactive displays in addition […]

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Office Based Headsets — A Key Element of the Home Working Revolution

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By Kane McKenna Futuresource Consulting The rate of growth in the office based headset market has been steadily increasing in recent years. A key driver of this has been the rising importance of video conferencing, explored in Futuresource’s 2020 Video Conferencing report. Many end users have been looking to improve their videoconferencing experience, leading to […]

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Williams AV Ships WiFi-based IR+ Assisted Listening System

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Williams AV just started shipping the industry’s first IR system that combines an infrared WaveCast audio over Wi-Fi system in one box. This scalable Infrared System uses a Distributed Emitter Array (DEA) design to accommodate up to 16 emitters with flexible coverage in up to 288,000 square feet (26,750 square meters). The IR Plus features […]

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Extron Announces New DTP2 Switchers, Receivers

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Extron announced the availability of the DTP2 R 212 and the DTP2 R 212 SA, two next generation DTP2 switcher/receivers with all-new performance and capabilities. Both models feature DTP2 inputs designed to work with Extron DTP-enabled products for extending HDMI, audio and control signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CATx cable. […]

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Mimo Provides PoE Touch Controller for New Lenovo Google Meet UCC Appliance

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Mimo Monitors has launched a Ethernet-powered Series One Touch Controller is included in the new Series One Google Meet hardware kit from Lenovo. Designed from the ground up by Google Cloud and Mimo Monitors, this new touch screen controller is connected and powered over a single Ethernet (CAT5e) cable. Combining software and hardware together, the […]

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BenQ Teams up With Zoom to Deliver Certified Videoconferencing Displays

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BenQ today announced that the company will deliver Zoom Rooms touch displays. The displays (no specific models listed yet) will be compatible with Zoom Rooms through OPS. The large-format displays comprise digital signage and interactive displays and will integrate the Zoom Rooms app. BenQ displays with Zoom Rooms will enable remote screen sharing, content collaboration […]

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Visavvi Joins PSNI Global Alliance as Its Newest CSP

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The PSNI Global Alliance has added U.K. integrator Visavvi to its worldwide member network of certified solution providers (CSPs). Visavvi, part of the Saville Group, joins PSNI as its newest CSP in the U.K. Chris Miller, executive director at PSNI, said: “With technology changing at an unprecedented pace, and with the arrival of COVID, the […]

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New ISE 2021 Dates Set for June

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It looks like the industry pundits that predicted the ISE’s demise for 2021 were wrong as Integrated Systems Events, today, issued a statement that their new 2021 dates are 1-4 June and it will still be held at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. The decision to reschedule ISE 2021 from February to June […]

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World’s Largest Digital Camera Snaps 3200-Megapixel Images

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By Bob Snyder It’s an image so large it would take 378 4K ultra-high-definition TV screens to display. The resolution is so high you could see the dimples’ texture on a golf ball even if it was 24 kilometers away. This month, a lab at Stanford University, operating on behalf of the U.S. Department of […]

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Barco May Have Just Set the Bar for Cloud — The Ad Industry Will Love This

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Barco just announced that its WallConnect Cloud, a new cloud-based remote monitoring and management platform for its video walls portfolio, is going live next month! WallConnect Cloud allows system integrators and AV dealers to monitor and diagnose their installed base of video walls, enabling them to remotely check the status, diagnose and control a number […]

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Apantac Launches UHD Splitters for openGear Platform

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Apantac, a manufacturer of multiviewers, video walls, extension and signal processing solutions has launched two UHD splitters for the popular openGear platform. Apantac is the first openGear partner to introduce HDMI and HDMI 2.0 products in the openGear platform. The OG-HDM2.0-1×4 and OG-HDM2.0-1×8 allows high quality HDMI 2.0 signals to be transmitted or distributed to […]

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Updated: ISE 2021 Moves to June — Still in Barcelona

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Update from rAVe Editor Sara Abrons: We reached out to AVIXA to see how the rescheduling of ISE would affect InfoComm and if there were any plans to delay, with ISE moving to June, the same month InfoComm is scheduled to take place. Rochelle Richardson, senior vice president of expositions and events for AVIXA, said […]

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Midwich Group Enters Global Distribution Agreement With DTEN

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Midwich Group Plc, an audiovisual (AV) distributor to the trade market, has announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with collaboration solutions manufacturer, DTEN. The full range of DTEN products is available to Midwich Group channel partners in the U.K. and Ireland starting Sept. 8, 2020, with a phased rollout across Continental Europe and […]

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Maxell Expands Distribution Network in Europe

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Maxell has expanded its presence in Europe — due to an agreement with EET Group for the entire professional range of video projectors, lamp and laser, and displays. The agreement aims to expand the distribution of Maxell solutions in Europe, thanks to the widespread presence of EET Group on the territory: both by relying on […]

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Irisity to Launch New Algorithm For Increased Security in Public Places

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Irisity AB (publ) is launching the deep-learning algorithm IRIS Violent Behavior for increased safety in public places. Real-time detection of potentially harmful behavior in public and private areas is a sought-after but challenging task for surveillance systems and security providers. So far, this detection has mostly been done manually at high cost and low precision. […]

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Fraunhofer IIS Presents 8K Video-over-IP Transmission With JPEG XS at the Virtual IBC 2020

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The standardized JPEG XS codec was developed to handle media workflows from acquisition to the distribution encoder by using internet settings and Ethernet infrastructure only. The Fraunhofer IIS expert team for video coding successfully implemented a pilot project for streaming of 8K video-over-IP in cooperation with the Japanese public broadcaster NHK. JPEG XS — the […]

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According to Forrester, EU Tech Spending Could Decline By 9% Due to COVID-19

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Forrester predicts that, due to the coronavirus and resulting recessions, tech spending in the United Kingdom, France and Germany will decline by 5% to 7% in 2020 from 2019 levels in the most optimistic case. Forrester also forecasts that the U.K. will be the most vulnerable out of the three countries, with a deeper decline […]

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Eyefactive Develops Cloud Features for Touch Screen App Platform

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Eyefactive’s app platform for large touch screen systems will receive an update beginning Oct. 1, 2020. Fundamental innovations constitute the introduction of online functions for the central cloud management of systems, apps and projects. The conversion of the former software licensing model to “Software as a Service” (SaaS) is also a direct result of these […]

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Exertis Provides £10 Million of Credit to Support Its AV Channel

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Exertis, a distributor of technology products for the B2B, enterprise, mobile and retail markets announced a boost for its ProAV resellers with the release of an additional £10 million of credit. Its ProAV division has also announced further enhancements to its solutions bundles for home working, huddle spaces, meeting rooms and boardrooms with a choice […]

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Dexon Systems Releases DXN5400 Video Wall Controller for Any Sized Control Rooms

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Dexon Systems has released the DXN5400 video wall controller for any sized control rooms with video intensive visualization. This processor drives a video wall of multiple screens, and displays live video overlay windows. The company integrated: Large video-wall area for Windows 10 applications. Live input videos displayed over the video wall surface in real-time. PIP4 […]

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Cradlepoint Releases Findings From State of Wireless WAN Report

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Cradlepoint, a company in the cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solution business, released findings from its annual State of Wireless WAN Report, compiled by IDG. According to Cradlepoint, the results confirm that the era of Wireless WAN has firmly arrived and is the critical infrastructure in driving innovation, including playing a role in […]

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The Crowdfunded Cinera Edge HMD Could Bring a 5K OLED Display and Dolby Digital 5.1 Headphone Right to Your Face

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A crowdfunded head mounted display (HMD) developed by Cinera could give consumers a 5K OLED display with a Dolby Digital 5.1 headphone. The Cinera Edge is a dual 2.5K-micro OLED and a Dolby Digital certified headphone with 5.1 channels of surround sound with each of its displays providing 2560×1440 pixels in a two-centimeter area, using […]

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