Vivitek Announces DU4871Z DLP and BrilliantColor Technology Projector

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Vivitek just announced the DU4871Z DLP and BrilliantColor Technology projector delivering 7,000 ANSI lumens and a spec’d Dynamic Contrast Ratio of 2,500,000:1. The DU4871Z supports large screen projection (36.7”~ 322.97”) without image distortion and DCR Mode, while its Constant Brightness claims to “keep a uniform brightness consistent at all times.” The DU4871Z has a number […]

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Full MIDI Control Now Available to PTZOptics Robotic Cameras

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PTZOptics and the MIDI Association today announce a new frontier for MIDI control. In a joint project, rapidly executed over the past six weeks, they are bringing fully configurable MIDI control to the award-winning line of PTZOptics robotic cameras. Starting with the PTZOptics 12X-NDI and SDI cameras, PTZOptics will roll out direct MIDI control to their current generation camera line via […]

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MSolutions Releases Remote USB Powering Option for Multiple Products

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MSolutions just announced a remote USB powering option for its new 4K Ultra HD USB camera, all-in-one 4K sound bar and third-party PTZ camera systems. MSolutions will also unveil a new USB module for its MSTestPro AV tester that will help installers verify USB cable and signal integrity. MSolutions’ new remote powering option was developed […]

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AV Stumpfl Will Debut Monolyte and PIXERA at InfoComm 2022

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AV Stumpfl will debut the Monolyte unibody screen system to the USA and the new PIXERA four media server on June 8-10, at this year’s InfoComm show. AV Stumpfl says the new unibody screen system Monolyte is designed for small meeting rooms and can be assembled, even by non-specialists. The product design means that setting up a Monolyte screen can […]

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Worre Studios Sets the Future for Live and Virtual Events with Lightware and their UBEX Portfolio

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Worre Studios is a state-of-the-art 25,000 square-foot facility that shifts virtual and traditional events into the future. Situated near the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, Worre Studios provides a unique approach for producers to reach a global audience in the most efficient and impressive ways. From live television broadcasts, product launches, live concerts, awards shows, press conferences, […]

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AUDAC Debuts Dual-Channel Power Amplifiers

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AUDAC just debuted dual-channel power amplifiers for ProAV applications. These half-rack amps can be used in both low impedance or 70V / 100V bridge mode. There are three different models with power ratings between 240W up to 600. The SCP series include both passive cooling on the SCP212 and active cooling on the SCP224 and SCP230 in order to improve thermal performance. Included with […]

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AUDAC Launches VIRO5 2-Way Coaxial Loudspeaker

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AUDAC just launched the VIRO5 — a two-way coaxial loudspeaker that comes in both 8-ohm and 16-ohm options with optional toroidal transformer modules. Available both in black & white, they use a silk-domed tweeter for smooth tonality with a 5”2-way coaxial speaker driver to achieve coverage range and high excursion. With the VIRO5 you can […]

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NewTek Announces CaptureCast Multi-Input Multiroom Recording and Livestreaming Technology

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NewTek announces CaptureCast, a multi-input, multiroom recording and livestreaming technology to drive active participation, engagement and experience for remote and hybrid learning. The IP-based lecture capture and micro-broadcasting services that connect any room on campus or any meeting room in the business to anywhere in the world — thanks to the power of NDI. Easy […]

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NEARITY Will Debut New Ceiling Array Microphone at InfoComm 2022

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NEARITY will be at InfoComm for the first time in booth W2639 debuting the A50 beamforming ceiling array microphone. The NEARITY A50 is an integrated ceiling array microphone designed to provide audio for video conferencing using a 91-element, omnidirectional microphone array and sound pickup for up to 12 independent lobes. NEARITY’s AI-enhanced noise suppression and echo cancellation technologies enable sound while reducing background noises […]

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Airtame Announces Airtame Rooms Subscription-Based Platform

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Airtame Rooms is a subscription-based platform allowing users to join Microsoft Teams and Zoom calls using the same hardware and interface using the Airtame Hub and an Airtame App on your BYOD device. The Airtame Hub uses PoE or USB to connect the room camera and microphones and, leveraging the Airtame Cloud, IT can manage […]

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VIOLET Launches Two New Core Plug-Ins

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VIOLET announced the launch of two new Core plugins, expanding its Works With list to include both FIBARO and HDANYWHERE. These systems can now be controlled from the company’s wall-mounted touch panel which is intended to replace a standard light switch. The “Core” plug-ins claim to provide the core functionality to integrate with the systems […]

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Dynaudio’s Focus Series of Wireless Speakers to Come ‘Dirac Ready’

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Dirac and Dynaudio today announced that Dynaudio’s new Focus series of wireless speakers will come “Dirac Ready” to run Dirac Live Room Correction for studio-grade sound. The three models — Focus 10, Focus 30 and Focus 50 — mark the first collaboration between the two audio innovators, and each in the speaker series is now […]

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Benq Reaches Leading Position As Vendor in Sales Volume, According to Futuresource Report

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BenQ says the company is now the “No.1 4K projector company in Europe in Q1 2022.” According to Futuresource Consulting Quarterly Market Track Reports, BenQ reached the leading position as a vendor by sales volume in Europe. Also, it achieved a market share of 23.42% for 4K, and of 24.5% for Full HD. Royce Lye, […]

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Audinate Announces First Deployment of Dante Ready Via K-array’s New Amplifiers

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Audinate announced the first available product using Dante Ready, a licensing program that “empowers end-users to add channels of Dante audio to supported products in the field.” The first deployment is with K-array, the professional audio powerhouse, on its new Kommander, Thunder and Mugello amplifiers. Dante Ready is available for devices built using Dante Embedded […]

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Full Sail University Utilizes Visionary’s PacketAV Matrix Series for ‘Dubbing Stage’

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Located in Winter Park, Florida, Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader offering programs designed for the world of entertainment media and emerging technologies. The university’s campus features over 880,000 square feet of real-world media production facilities. Full Sail graduates have worked behind the scenes for many of the world’s most well-known corporations and on widely acclaimed entertainment industry […]

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InfoComm 2022 Will Examine ProAV Solutions for Evolving Learning Space

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InfoComm 2022 on June 4-10 (exhibits June 8-10) at the Las Vegas Convention Center will examine the ProAV solutions that drive the ever-evolving learning space. The show will feature a vast program of education sessions and leading solution providers across the trade show floor focused on enhancing the teaching and learning experience. There will also […]

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Part 2: A Fictional Integrator, a Cyberattack and Next Steps

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When we last saw our intrepid integrator, they were working through some hard choices. Their company had fallen victim to a ransomware attack. They were locked out of all of their files, and the attackers were threatening to put all of their sensitive information on the internet if they didn’t pay a hefty ransom. What […]

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rePLAY ISE 2022 — That’s a Wrap

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rePLAY ISE 2022 has officially come to a close, but first, a quick recap of session two. This time, the session contained curated content aimed toward our viewers in the United States rather than Europe. Our hosts, Steph Beckett and Emily Dean, picked out some great content we gathered in Barcelona at ISE 2022 to […]

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Biamp Announces New Line of Amplified Loudspeaker Controllers Without Dante

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Biamp’s ALC-404D, ALC-1604D, and ALC-3202D Amplified Loudspeaker Controllers with DSP and Dante but, are in short supply, mainly due to the temporary unavailability of the Dante chipset used within these models. So, today, Biamp announced three new ALC models that will assure ALC system design continuity for the majority of users, ALC-404AN, ALC-1604AN, and ALC-3202AN. […]

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rePLAY ISE 2022 — We’re Back

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rePLAY ISE 2022 was a success and we’ve got an exciting recap of session one for you! We had an awesome time gathering content in Barcelona for the live event, and we had even more fun showing it to you on the LAVNCH platform. One of the highlights from the trip was Emily Dean stepping […]

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PROLIGHTS Releases Astra Hybrid420 Moving Head

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PROLIGHTS has released the Astra Hybrid420, an all-in-one hybrid moving head that excels as a bright beam fixture, a flat field spotlight or a wide wash projection. The Astra Hybrid420 comes with a 420W long-life discharge lamp, enabling a bright light output, aided by the Italian-designed optical system that boasts a zoom range from 2.4º to 40º. The internal […]

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Celestion Announces New 10-Inch Diameter Ferrite Magnet Professional Audio Driver

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Celestion just announced the CF1025BMB 10-inch (254mm) diameter ferrite magnet, cast aluminum chassis professional audio driver. Designed for both bass and mid-bass applications, the new CF1025BMB is spec’d as a bass unit in compact subwoofer applications. The Celestion CF1025BMB features a 2.5”/64mm multi-layer voice coil providing 300W (AES standard) power handling and 92.5 dB sensitivity with an output frequency range […]

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AIMS Alliance To Host First Interoperability Demonstration of IPMX

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The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) will host its first live interoperability demonstration of Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) — a set of standards-based protocols designed to ensure interoperability for AV-over-IP — at InfoComm 2022, June 8-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Booth W106. The demo will feature networking equipment and hardware […]

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IEI Integration Corporation Joins SDVoE Alliance as Adopting Member

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The SDVoE Alliance has announced that IEI Integration Corporation, a leading industrial computer provider, has joined the SDVoE Alliance as an adopting member. IEI is an industrial computer provider with a focus on artificial intelligence of things (AIoT), digital healthcare, networking and edge computing. IEI joins the SDVoE Alliance to partner with some of the most innovative […]

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Densitron Enters Distribution Partnership With Global Distribution

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Densitron has signed a distribution partnership with Global Distribution. Headquartered in Cambridge, U.K. and with a worldwide presence via its extensive list of resellers and regional partners, Global will focus on the promotion and delivery of Densitron solutions including the Intelligent Display System (IDS). Set to celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2025, Global Distribution is a specialist distributor […]

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ISE Tops 43,600+ Attendees!

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After a ton of anticipation, ISE finally arrived at the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Vía (10-13 May). With a total of 43,691 unique attendees from 151 countries, making 90,372 visits to the show floor. This was the first full ISE show since February 2020, when ISE said farewell to its previous home in Amsterdam and initial signs […]

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PPDS Intros Wave, a Cloud Platform for Control and Management of Its Displays

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PPDS (i.e., Philips) has announced the launch of Wave, a cloud platform for control and management of its displays. Philips said in its press release that Wave helps reduce installation and service times for multiple displays. Built to scale for fleets, both locally and globally, it can securely provision and monitor hundreds of thousands of […]

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McIntosh Launches New Digital-to-Analog Convertor

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McIntosh just launched the MCD12000 SACD/CD Player. While classified as a CD player, the MCD12000 serves as a reference level digital-to-analog convertor (DAC) that includes reference level SACD/CD playback capabilities. Music played through MCD12000’s digital inputs or compact discs is processed by professional-grade, eight-channel DACs. The MCD12000 offers both balanced and unbalanced fixed analog outputs […]

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Group One Limited Appoints Dan Housel to Pro Audio Sales

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Group One Limited has appointed Dan Housel to the post of Pro Audio Sales to support four of the company’s manufacturers: DiGiCo, KLANG, MC2 and XTA. The news comes from Matt Larson, Group One vice president of professional audio, to whom Housel directly reports. Working primarily from the distributor’s west coast office in Chatsworth, Calif., […]

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Logitech Is Now Nearly a $5.5 Billion US Company

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Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full Fiscal Year 2022, ended March 31, 2022. The highlights include: Sales were Logitech’s highest ever at $5.48 billion, up 4% in U.S. dollars and 4% in constant currency compared to the prior year. This growth is on top of last year’s […]

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Crestron Announces Additions to DM NVX AV-Over-IP Platform

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Crestron today announces additions to the DM NVX AV-over-IP platform. The newest DM NVX features include: Faster refresh rates (up to 240 Hz at 1080p) for fast-motion video, and real-time control of peripherals, such as a mouse, joystick, or game controller. Variable Bit Rate (VBR) encoding optimizes network bandwidth consumption across a multitude of spaces. Custom hot-key shortcuts from your keyboard […]

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INOGENI Hires Jeff Meyer as New Chief Revenue Officer

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INOGENI today announced the appointment of experienced AV executive Jeff Meyer as Chief Revenue Officer. The appointment comes during a period of growth for INOGENI, known for its suite of products and its co-development of products with partners such as Cisco and Huddly. Jeff has decades of experience in the AV industry as well as international business development […]

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