Atomos Develops Apple ProRes RAW Recording From Sony’s Alpha 1 Camera

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Atomos just announced the development of Apple ProRes RAW recording from the new full-frame mirrorless camera recently announced by Sony, the Alpha 1. This is all made possible with the Atomos Ninja V which will record pristine ProRes RAW images from the camera’s RAW output at up to 4.3Kp60. Sony’s Alpha 1 is a new […]

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Aveo Systems Updates Mira Connect Smart AV Control System

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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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Visionary’s PacketAV Duet Wallplate Encoder Wins 2021 NSCA EPI Award

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Visionary has announced the PacketAV Duet Wallplate Encoder with Bluetooth (DuetE-WP-BT) as a recipient of NSCA’s seventh annual Excellence in Product Innovation awards. The Excellence in Product Innovation (EPI) awards are NOT pay-for-play awards and recognize products that have a profound impact on systems integrators. Visionary’s PacketAV Duet Wallplate Encoder with Bluetooth was honored as […]

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LifeQuest Church Finds “perfect” Projector to Fit Its Needs With Maxell Pro AV

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Chula Vista, Calif., March 2, 2021— Outside of Kansas City, MO, is LifeQuest Church, otherwise known as the “Perfect Church for Imperfect People.”  The church opened in 2003 and over the last 18 years has grown its congregation to have 300+ active members. Led by Pastor Chris Pinion, Worship & Student Pastor Tim Goulet, and […]

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Almo Pro A/V Partners With OfficePro to Offer Videoconference Training

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Everyone is using Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex or BlueJeans — so Almo Professional A/V announced it is the first distributor to offer training services for these platforms thanks to a new partnership with OfficePro, Inc. As a result, these training packages can be incorporated into an AV project to add incremental revenue and ensure […]

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Czech Radio Freshens up for 2021 With DiGiCo Quantum338

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Nearly a century old, Czech Radio (Český rozhlas (ČRo)) is the largest public radio broadcaster in the Czech Republic and Europe’s second oldest radio broadcaster after the BBC. Established in 1923, Czech Radio offers four national services, 14 regional channels, numerous channels covering classical and jazz music, sports, children’s and youth radio services and external […]

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RIVIAN Selects Meridian Audio for Electric SUVs and Trucks

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British audio pioneer, Meridian Audio, is delighted to announce that it has been chosen by Rivian, the adventurous new electric vehicle maker and technology company, to provide the branded audio system for its electric vehicle platform. This exciting, long-term relationship sees the two companies working together to challenge convention and redefine the in-car audio experience […]

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In Person, Online and Tough Choices

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People often throw around the expression that “history repeats.” In truth, the original axiom — it’s attributed to Mark Twain, although I suspect it’s even older — states that “history doesn’t repeat, but it does rhyme.” It’s certainly true that if you stick around long enough, you begin to see patterns — that what’s happening […]

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Epson to Sponsor Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition

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Epson announced it is sponsoring Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition. For over a century, Crayola has sparked imagination and ignited creativity all over the world. Best known for their iconic box of crayons, the spectrum of Crayola products is rooted in innovation and invention. To support the Crayola IDEAworks exhibition, Epson printers and projectors will […]

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Squirrels Enters Distribution Partnership With Ascentae

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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’

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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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AmpliVox Sound Systems Releases New Curved Capri Lectern

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AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced the new Capri Lectern featuring a sweeping curved design. The new lectern also features: Scratch-resistant melamine finish available in twelve different colors to match any decor; click here for colors and more information. Edge banding trim in eleven different colors to add a creative flair! Generous 24-inch-wide and 18-inch-deep reading […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Debuts Cloud-Based Software Media Player Solution

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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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Vestel Visual Solutions Adds Q Series Display Range

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Vestel Visual Solutions announced the expansion of its display range Thursday with the arrival of the new Q Series family. Featuring four new 24/7 models — the 65” QN65, 55” QN55 and QP55, and 49” QP49 — the Q Series is UHD resolution (3,840×2,160) and HDR 10 on the QN65 and QN55, and FHD resolution […]

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AVI-SPL Launches Microsoft Teams UX Services Will Be Co-Delivered With Unify Square

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AVI-SPL announced the launch of Microsoft Teams user experience services to be co-delivered with Unify Square. AVI-SPL and Unify Square are combining their offerings to deliver a global software and managed services package to manage and analyze meeting room usage. “As Microsoft Teams continues to gain momentum at the desktop and in the meeting room, […]

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

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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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New Las Vegas Church Opens — Main Auditorium Outfitted With Alcons Pro-Ribbon System

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Attracting around 4,000 worshippers each week, Hope Church in Las Vegas opened a new, 1,750-seat auditorium worship center and sanctuary in December 2020. The technical infrastructure was designed and installed by church technology specialists Stark Raving Solutions (SRS), who installed an Alcons Audio pro-ribbon system in the main auditorium. At Hope Church, growth has been […]

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Legrand AV Partners With NuTech Group

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Legrand AV announced that the company has partnered with the NuTech Group, a Philadelphia-based manufacturer’s sales rep firm to the residential and light commercial markets. Under the partnership, NuTech Group will represent Legrand AV’s Chief, Da-Lite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, On-Q and SANUS brands to its network of dealers in the Mid-Atlantic region of […]

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Barco Receives Upgraded MSCI ESG Rating — Now an AA Company

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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

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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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Canopy by Hilton Downtown Utilizes DAS Audio Systems Throughout

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Offering unique leisure and business facilities, the Canopy by Hilton Downtown is the new boutique lifestyle hotel to open in Tempe, Arizona. To ensure sound reproduction throughout, they invested in the installation of an assortment of DAS Audio systems. In charge of the project were “Skinny” Greg Gilman, who has wide experience in the world […]

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Extron to Integrate Select Capabilities With HP Elite Slice G2

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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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AJA Video Systems Releases T-TAP Pro Thunderbolt-3-Connected Device

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AJA Video Systems just unveiled T-TAP Pro, a compact and portable Thunderbolt-3-connected device that is designed to simplify 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD/SD monitoring and output over 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 on compatible Mac or PC computers. Designed for a range of production scenarios, T-TAP Pro provides video monitoring, including High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for high […]

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Lumens Digital Optics Unveils VC-BC301P 4K IP POV Camera

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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