L-Acoustics K2 Loudspeaker Rig Brings Concerts to Life in New Missouri Event Venue

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It’s been a difficult and challenging two years for concert and event spaces during the Covid pandemic, but what’s emerging at the other end of a long, gloomy tunnel is a new, more sonically shaped generation of venues. The Factory, which anchors a new entertainment and dining destination known as The District in the St. […]

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Key Digital Reveals New Range of HDMI Over CAT5e/6 Extenders, Switchers and Transmitters

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Key Digital has a new range of three-, two- and single-gang wall-plate/desktop box-mount switcher/transmitters. These products provide a range of input options, local and remote control, CEC display control and signal extension via HDBaseT and UHDoTP technology. The KD-X4x1WUTx is a 4×1 4K/18G Wall Plate Switcher featuring front-panel dual HDMI, Display Port and USB-C inputs. […]

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CEDIA Announces David Weinstein as Chair of Board of Directors, Names 2022 Executive Committee Officers

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The CEDIA board of directors announced the unanimous election of David Weinstein as its new chair and listed new officers that will serve as its 2022 executive committee. The appointments are as follows: David Weinstein, chairperson: vice resident, residential sales at Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. He is responsible for product specification and sales across Lutron’s […]

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Symetrix Offers ‘Professional Services’ Team To Provide Project Design Support for Integrators

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Symetrix has added a team called “Professional Services,” available for integrators to leverage the knowledge of Symetrix Applications Engineers to provide engineering support for projects. An in-house team of Symetrix Applications Engineers is available to review a system design to ensure the selected hardware will work in a system. Services from Symetrix Professional Services include […]

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ClearOne Beamforming Microphone Arrays Enhance Distance Learning at University in Saudi Arabia

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Driven by a variety of market forces, distance learning is becoming more and more of a mainstay at institutions of higher education around the world, including Taif University in Saudi Arabia, which recently completed a major upgrade of its audio capabilities in partnership with Smart Cities Technologies (SCT) and ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a global market […]

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Clear-Com’s HelixNet and FreeSpeak II Help Host National Paralympic Games XVI

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The 16th National Paralympic Games were hosted in Indonesia this year from November 2nd – 13th at the Mandala Stadium in Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia. Clear-Com’s Indonesian-based Partner, 86 Inc., was contacted by the Organizing Committee of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies (OCC) to assist with the show management and live broadcast communications for the complex events. 86 Inc. recommended a solution […]

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L-Acoustics Kara II System and Other Solutions Upgrade Performance Hall in Tokyo Cultural Center

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Located in the east end of the Tokyo metropolis, opened in 1992, Katsushika Symphony Hills cultural center serves the ward with a range of cultural programs. The center consists of two halls. The main 1,318-seat Mozart Hall, which was named in honor of the ward’s friendship city agreement with the Floridsdorf district of Vienna. The […]

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Vanco Expands Beale Street Audio Line With Landscape Subwoofer, Speaker and Accessory Stake Kit

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Vanco has expanded its Beale Street Audio line with three new products: a ten-inch Down-Firing Landscape Subwoofer, four-inch Landscape Speaker and a Landscape Accessory Stake Kit. The four-inch Pendant Speaker joins its six-inch predecessor in this line, offering a smaller form factor but the same indoor/outdoor rating and a mounting system that allows it to […]

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Meyer Sound Deploys LINA Loudspeakers in Italian Cinema

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Two premium large format auditoriums at Italy’s new ARCADIA Stezzano Cinemas are the first global deployments of Meyer Sound LINA line array loudspeakers as screen channels for the Dolby Atmos immersive audio format. The five screen channels are each comprised of six element LINA arrays which anchor sonic imagery across the front end. An additional […]

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Extron DTP and Streaming Systems Assist Arizona County Bridge Collegiate Communication Gap

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The governing board of the Maricopa County Community College District – MCCCD of Arizona required an enhanced AV system in their board room in order to better serve and guide the county’s ten community colleges. The room features a high-end projection system, displays on the side walls, and a conference table on a dais with a […]

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SpinetiX Appoints Tony W. Strong as Eastern Regional Sales Manager

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SpinetiX announced the appointment of Tony W. Strong as Eastern region sales manager, effective immediately. The appointment will strengthen the existing U.S. team and accelerate SpinetiX’s growth strategy in the largest digital signage market worldwide. With this newly created position, Tony is responsible for channel sales and business development activities for the Eastern region of […]

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AmpliVox Sound Systems Now Offering Lecterns and AV Equipment Rack Carts

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AmpliVox Sound Systems is now offering lecterns and AV equipment rack carts. In fact, they say it’s the old Da-Lite lineup, too. The lecterns, engineered and manufactured in AmpliVox’s wood manufacturing facility using CAD/CAM technology, are available in several basic series as well as an extended offering of over fifty standard and custom models. A […]

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Gaming Accessories Market Growth Aided by a Growing End-User Group: At-Home Workers

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By Maxym Dmytriyev Futuresource Consulting According to Futuresource Consulting’s latest Gaming Headset Market H2 2021 report, the overall gaming accessories market is expected to grow 10% year-on-year in 2021, despite a deceleration in volume and value growth compared to 2020. Onset by the continuous efforts in combating COVID-19’s spread, work-from-home trends have supported market growth, […]

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Yamaha Releases VSP-2 Speech Privacy System For Personalized Privacy Settings

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Yamaha released the VSP-2 Speech Privacy System that uses audio technology to prevent speech privacy problems by reducing human voice intelligibility with customizable sound options. System components include the VSP-CU2 control unit with user-selectable sound types and volume levels, supporting two, four or eight VSP-SP2 speakers. Yamaha’s VSP-2 Speech Privacy System prevents information leakage and […]

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Fumasoli Audio & Lights Rental Invests in Adamson Live Sound System Solutions

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Fumasoli Audio & Lights Rental recently invested in 24 x S7, 4 x S118, and 4 x PC5 from Adamson Systems Engineering, after more than 30 years at the forefront of live music in Italy. General Manager Enrico Fumasoli, son of the company’s founder Renato Fumasoli, acknowledged, “Adamson has always been a true benchmark of professional […]

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Remote Recording Network Completes Beethoven Symphony No. 10 with AI

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In yet another demonstration of the company’s unique remote production capabilities, Remote Recording Network (RRN) delivered exceptional audio fidelity for a hybrid live and streaming performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 10 — newly completed 194 years after the composer’s death — on Oct. 27, 2021, at Hamburg’s renowned Elbphilharmonie. The event was a revolution on […]

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LynTec RPCR Automated Relay Panels Power Lighting and Video of Alaskan Broadcast Studio

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LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, is delivering proper lighting and video wall power control for Alaska’s News Source broadcast studios. Installed by Alaska Universal Productions (AUP), two LynTec RPCR Automated Relay Panels provide 32 circuits of automated power control, enabling fast and […]

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Logitech’s Sync Device Management Platform Now Supports Personal Collaboration Devices

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Logitech announced a major update to its Sync device management platform. Sync now supports personal collaboration devices, such as webcams, headsets and docking stations. Sync also provides insights such as meeting room occupancy. Sync is designed to simplify IT work in supporting distributed teams. Through a single web-based platform, IT managers can push firmware updates […]

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DPA Microphones’ 4099 CORE Instrument Mics and 2028 Vocal Mics Take Center Stage for Veteran Sound Engineer

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As one of Hungary’s leading veteran sound engineers, László “Taki” Takács prides himself on capturing and delivering crystal clear, pristine audio quality for his clients’ various music projects. For the music-based television show, Turnébusz, Taki turned to a selection of microphones. This included 4099 CORE Instrument mics, 2011C Twin Diaphragm Cardioid mics and 2028 Vocal […]

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Pixel Power Provides End-to-End Solution for TV Content Coverage for NCME

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Pixel Power, the global leader in master control playout, automation, graphics & branding, has been contracted to deliver an end-to-end ingest, storage and playout solution to NHK CosmoMedia (Europe) Limited [NCME]. NCME’s JSTV services provide audiences in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa with premium television content in the Japanese language. The broadcaster is implementing a […]

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Rohde & Schwarz and FormFactor Partner with UT Austin to Research and Improve RF Switches for 5G and 6G

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The University of Texas at Austin, Rohde & Schwarz and FormFactor have collaborated to characterize a new technology for RF switches that improves battery life performance and supports higher bandwidths and switching speeds. In 2020, the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) published ground-breaking research results on a new RF switch technology based on […]

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MAXHUB Introduces UC M40 360-degree All-in-One Camera for Immersive Meeting Experience

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MAXHUB introduced the UC M40 360-Degree All-in-One camera. Designed for huddle to small-sized meeting spaces, the UC M40 tracks every face and follows every word when placed in the center of the table. The UC M40 integrates four 4k cameras to create a 360-degree camera with speakers and voice-tracking microphones. It combines this with four-lens […]

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Planar and OptiTrack Join Advisory Board for On-Set Virtual Productions Initiative

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Planar and sister company OptiTrack have joined other industry leaders and SMPTE to form The Advisory Group of the On-Set Virtual Production (OSVP) Initiative. This initiative is the first project within the society’s new Rapid Industry Solution (RIS) program. Planar and OptiTrack both take part in SMPTE’s new initiative for the RIS program, focused on […]

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Nanolumens Announces New NanoDesigner Room Configurator Tool for Online Project Design and Planning

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Nanolumens has developed a new online tool geared towards the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry of AV Designers. The new NanoDesigner Room Configurator Tool can offer a place to visualize and develop the scope and scale of a project and deliver the necessary files for a construction bid all at one time. The tool […]

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Barix Announces Paging Gateway M400 Hardware to Enable Paging from Smartphones to Analog PA Systems

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Barix announced its newest paging and public address application, the Paging Gateway M400 hardware. The new device enables paging from smartphones into almost any existing analog PA system. The new gateway also integrates into Barix’s fully IP-based IC Paging solution for zone-based paging from web browsers and mobile devices. Integrating with most existing analog paging […]

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Visix AxisTV Signage Suite Informs Patients and Staff of Important Messaging in Washington Health Clinic

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The Jamestown Family Health Clinic in Sequim, Washington, has deployed a Visix AxisTV Signage Suite digital signage system to provide patients with real-time messaging on its services and protocols. The centrally managed system is a step up from its previous communications method, which relied on staff members manually posting written notes in the facility’s waiting room as time allowed. The […]

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Digital Projection and Display Devices Partner for Projection Mapping Project that Shines Art and Messaging on Denver Tower

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Denver, Colorado, has a rich history of infrastructure and cultural development. What started as a small gold-rush town now boasts the 10th largest downtown area in America. But even with its status as a major metropolis, the Mile High City has always tried to maintain a healthy balance of population, urban beauty and ecological impact. […]

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ATOMOS Develops Feature to Record Apple ProRes RAW Via HDMI

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ATOMOS introduced a feature to expand recording options for Sony’s FX6 full-frame Cinema Line camera. With Sony’s latest firmware release (V.2.00) for the FX6, it’s possible to record Apple ProRes RAW over HDMI to the NINJA V and NINJA V+. The convention has been for compact cameras to output RAW via SDI only. ATOMOS has developed […]

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Viking Electronics Releases 300-IP SIP Paging Horn

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Viking Electronics announced that the 300-IP SIP Paging Horn is designed for voice paging via SIP and multicasting. It allows for background music, mass notification tones and messages via multicast. The 300-IP registers as a third-party SIP endpoint device to a hosted or local VoIP SIP phone system. The paging horn can automatically answer inbound […]

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