Experiencing InfoComm 2021 

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The community finally came back together in Orlando, but how did it go? Everyone went into InfoComm 2021 unsure of what they would experience. When I spoke to attendees before this year’s show, many of them didn’t know who would or wouldn’t be attending, what new technology would be available to see and how the […]

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Powersoft to Bring Twenty-Five Italian Made Amplifiers to Expo 2020

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25 Powersoft amplifiers, including five Mezzo 602 AD and five Quattrocanali 2404 DSP+D, are driving the all-Italian sound system at Expo 2020’s popular Italy Pavilion. Twenty-five Italian-made Powersoft amplifiers are handling the audio demands of the award-nominated Italy Pavilion at Expo 2020, one of the highlights of the recently opened world fair in Dubai. Over […]

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Barco Introduces F400-HR Native 4K Projector

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Barco announced the introduction of the F400-HR, calling it the industry’s first single-chip native 4K resolution projector and aiming it at the training and simulation markets. The F400-HR is developed to bring 4K image quality to advanced simulator systems. Using a 4,096 x 2,176 DCI 4K chip, it can also show 6K and higher resolution […]

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Snap One Intros Episode WAKE In-wall Bluetooth Amp

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Snap One introduced the innovative Episode WAKE Amp, an in-wall amplifier that connects to Bluetooth audio devices and voice assistants to deliver a music solution for new or existing multiroom or single-room audio systems. Episode’s WAKE Amp connects to speakers already set up throughout the property. Featuring Bluetooth connectivity with a 100-foot range, WAKE Amp […]

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DSP Concepts and LG Electronics Partner To Develop GP9 UltraGear Gaming Speaker

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DSP Concepts announced its work with LG Electronics to develop the UltraGear Gaming Speaker (GP9), the first gaming speaker with built-in voice communication running Audio Weaver TalkTogether technology. The GP9 speaker delivers full-duplex gameplay, which requires no headset. By partnering with DSP Concepts, LG has been able to accelerate the development process to bring the […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1077: Here’s the Scoop on the 40% Off XTEN-AV Offer Ending Friday, Dec. 3

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Gary had a chance to catch up with XTEN-AV co-founder Sahil Dhingra to talk about the company’s 48-hour Black Friday sale — allowing anyone to get 40% off the cloud-based AV design platform. This is a once-per-year opportunity to upgrade from your on-prem-based design platform to one that is AI-based AND in the cloud. Listen and watch to find out […]

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IBC 2021 in Amsterdam Is Canceled, but It Would Be a Bad Idea to Even Consider Canceling ISE Yet

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The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), the annual global show aimed at broadcasters and content creators of TV and radio programming, has canceled its planned Dec. 3-6 trade show. The show, which usually draws over 50,000 attendees and another 5000 exhibitors, issued a statement yesterday that cited the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in the Netherlands specifically. Starting in […]

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Martin Audio LE100 Assists in Reproducing Eight-Horn Ensemble

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A classic concert took place recently at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theater Concert Hall, featuring Nobuaki Fukukawa. One of the world’s most active horn players, he is also principal player in the NHK Symphony Orchestra and a major name in the orchestral world. At this recent recital Mr. Fukukawa had the clear desire to emulate his […]

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JVC Professional Video Solutions Help Livestream Texas Strongman Competitions

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With the media landscape changing due to COVID, Austin-based live streaming company ADL Productions began searching for reliable and broadcast-quality equipment that would allow them to stream events with a limited team. Owner Don Souza and his wife/business partner, Nancy, were tasked with bringing Strongman competitions back into the mainstream and knew they needed to […]

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DiGiCo Quantum338 Serves as Monitor Mixer for Large Ohio Church

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World Harvest Church is a big deal. The 122,000-square-foot main building is home to a sanctuary that seats over 5,200 people and contains an auditorium, a television studio, a children’s ministry that includes Sunday school for children newborn to sixth grade, the Harvest Preparatory School, the ministry’s administrative offices and more, all on a 57-acre […]

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L-Acoustics L-ISA Technology Immerses Art Fans at Beyond The Road Seoul 2021

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The Hyundai Seoul department store’s ALT.1 Gallery hosted the first exhibition of Beyond The Road in Asia through November. The Seoul outing encompasses 33 different rooms in the department store, culminating with an immersive screening room. The project is a collaboration between creative producer Colin Nightingale, creative director Stephen Dobbie and electronic music artist James Lavelle of the famed […]

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Brompton Technology’s 4K Tessera SX40 LED Processors Power Los Angeles 1DayLA Music Event

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As the very first of its kind, the 1DayLA event was nothing short of a phenomenon, with 20,000 members mobilized between 18 and 24 July to offer communities across the county of Los Angeles help and hope. It culminated in a massive concert named The Freedom Experience, which was hosted at the brand new SoFi […]

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Eastern Acoustic Works PA System Solutions Boost Sound in New Birmingham Live Music Venue

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When The Fennec, Birmingham’s new one-of-a-kind live music venue opened for business, ownership called upon long time audio engineer Michael Panepento, owner of Alabama Music & Audio Supervision, to create and install an unrivaled sound experience at the new Parkside District hot spot. Panepento found the solution The Fennec management was looking for with a state-of-the-art […]

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NSCA Announces the 24th Annual Business & Leadership Conference Will Be Held in Person

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NSCA announced its 24th annual Business & Leadership Conference (BLC), which will be held at the Four Seasons Dallas at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, Feb. 23-25, 2022, will be in person! According to NSCA, 2022 is set to be the most-anticipated BLC in history. Although last year’s virtual event was a success, NSCA has […]

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1 Beyond and Sennheiser Combine Products To Create Voice-Activated Camera Tracking Solution

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Sennheiser and 1 Beyond announced the release of a new camera tracking solution that offers voice-activated camera tracking for rooms of any size such as classrooms, boardrooms, multipurpose meeting spaces and more. 1 Beyond says many systems using the integration of the 1 Beyond Automate VX and Sennheiser’s Team Connect Ceiling 2 (TCC2) have been […]

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NORTEK CONTROL Offers Free Expo Pass to International Business Show 2022

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NORTEK CONTROL announced it will attend the 2022 International Builders’ Show, IBS, in booth #W5571. The show will take place Feb. 8-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The NAHB International Builders’ Show is an annual event that educates and connects the residential construction community. The show consists of product launches, construction […]

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Blockhouse Studios Chooses Epson Pro Series Laser Projectors for Historical Culture Show in Indiana

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As the Columbus Area Bicentennial Commission looked for ways to celebrate 200 years of legacy and culture in Bartholomew County, Indiana, they turned to Blockhouse Studios to create an immersive light projection show that would bring the community together. Blockhouse leveraged seven Epson Pro Series laser projectors to create “200 Years Together: Our Stories Illuminated […]

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Why You Should Be Building Intelligent Network Audio Solutions

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It’s Time to Innovate for a Smarter, Safer World By Chris Wildfoerster Axis Communications Audio technology has come a long way since the early days of eight-track and cassettes. The same is true for communications systems. We’re seeing an industry moving from static 70V audio systems to intelligent network audio solutions that leverage customers’ existing […]

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Almo Pro A/V Announces Details for Hybrid E4 Experience

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Almo Professional A/V, the Pro A/V industry’s most dynamic distributor, today announced more details surrounding its first Hybrid E4 Experience, taking place in Dallas on Nov. 30, 2021. E4 Dallas marks the first time that Almo is combining the regional, in-person educational and product showcase format of an E4 Experience with its virtual E4 Evolution (E4v) into a […]

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Exertis ProAV Enhances Sound with Contacta Bridge Bar Window Intercom System in Australian Health Center

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 Located in Adelaide, South Australia, Hampstead Health is dedicated to delivering high-quality, comprehensive, integrated, multidisciplinary primary health care services to the people of the local community. According to Toni Jones, Human Resources Manager at Hampstead Health Family Practice, the facility has a very large and busy reception area that is often quite noisy, making quick […]

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Avalue Announces ARC Series Ruggedized Touch Monitors

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Avalue Technology Inc., a global industrial PC solution provider, announced its ARC series of ruggedized touch monitors available in 12.1”, 15” and 17” screen sizes with 4:3 square ratio, and 10.1”, 15.6” and 21.5” screen sizes with a widescreen 16:9 ratio, offering a wide variety of sizes, brightness and resolution options. All monitors feature front […]

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C2G Releases Performance Series Ultra Flexible Active High Speed HDMI Cables Portfolio

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C2G announced it is now offering a complete portfolio of C2G Performance Series Ultra Flexible Active High Speed HDMI Cables. The cables are available in a variety of lengths from 12 feet to 50 feet and amplify the signal from the source to send it over longer distances without degrading the signal. Active HDMI cables […]

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Meyer Sound Introduces Spacemap Go Plug-in for VENUE 7 Platform and Pro Tools Digital Audio Workstation

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Meyer Sound announced the introduction of a new Spacemap Go plug-in for the VENUE 7 software platform and the Pro Tools digital audio workstation. Available immediately, the free AAX plug-in enables users of Avid VENUE | S6L systems to directly access functions of the Spacemap Go spatial sound design and live mixing tool from the […]

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Atlona Releases OCS-900N Network-enabled Occupancy Sensor for Automation Applications

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Atlona has expanded its portfolio of touch-free AV control components by introducing a network-enabled, multi-function sensor designed for a wide variety of automation applications. The new AT-OCS-900N detects occupancy, temperature and ambient light to trigger Atlona AV solutions or third-party devices over an IP network. It is available immediately. The ceiling-mounted OCS-900N uses passive infrared […]

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McIntosh Intros New C12000 Preamplifier

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McIntosh announced the C12000 Preamplifier, a two-chassis design that isolates the audio section from the control and power sections, resulting in the purest sound reproduction possible. The C12000 is comprised of the C12000 Controller Module and the C12000 Preamplifier Module. All power control, data ports and external control connections are located within the C12000 Controller, […]

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Spinitar’s Annual Charity Event, Golf for Hope, Sets a New Record — Raising $140,000 for City of Hope

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On Nov. 8, Spinitar (along with its guests and sponsors) raised $140,000 for City of Hope — a nonprofit cancer treatment and research center located in Southern California, during the seventh annual Golf for Hope charity event. The event was held at Yorba Linda Country Club, a private venue located in the northeastern part of […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions‘ ActiveScene Now Runs on XOGO Media Player

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced Thursday that ActiveScene, its AV solution that transforms existing glass walls into dynamic digital signage, can now run on the XOGO media player. “We are proud to work with XOGO to make ActiveScene more accessible to users, and XOGO makes content management as easy as can be,” said Rich McPherson […]

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Aurora Media Worldwide Builds Live Production Workflows for Motorsports Events with GB Labs FastNAS Platform

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GB Labs today announces that sports production specialist, Aurora Media Worldwide, has built live production workflows for three flagship motorsport events around its storage solution. Aurora deployed GB Labs FastNAS platform for the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed and is using the system for the inaugural Extreme E season which kicked off in April 2021. In addition, […]

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