Audio-Technica Introduces Engineered Sound Wireless System at ISE 2023

Audio-Technica expanded its commercial audio products with the introduction of its new Engineered Sound Wireless system aimed at UCC and EDU applications. Audio-Technica’s Engineered Sound Wireless system is a DECT-based wireless solution that offers scalable audio for wireless microphone applications. At full charge, the batteries offer all-day operation. Installation is via PoE to power the […]

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Epson Introduces PowerLite L Series Projectors

Epson just introduced the new PowerLite L Series projectors, including the PowerLite L570U, L770U and L775U. The new PowerLite L Series will be on display at ISE in Barcelona from Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at Epson’s stand, 3J100 in hall 3. The new 3-chip 3LCD laser projectors offer WUXGA resolution with Epson’s 4K Enhancement technology, a […]

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PPDS Announces Range of Philips Tableaux Advanced Color ePaper Signage Displays

PPDS (aka Philips professional displays) just announced a range of full-size and full-color ‘zero power’ Philips Tableaux advanced color ePaper (ACeP) signage displays. Each is capable of delivering 24/7 content while running entirely unplugged and without using a single kilowatt of electricity. Unveiled on Philips booth (3P600) in Barcelona, these Philips Tableaux displays from PPDS […]

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SoundTube Entertainment Debuts the MCA2004t Audio Distribution Amplifier at ISE 2023

SoundTube Entertainment debuts the MCA2004t Audio Distribution Amplifier at ISE 2023 in Barcelona, Spain, from Jan. 31 through Feb. 3, 2023, at stand 7-A400 in Fira Barcelona Gran Via. The new amplifier is currently in production and scheduled to ship globally later this quarter. The compact MCA2004t amp is designed for continuous use in commercial […]

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Learn How Labor Installation Standards Impact Your Bottom Line

Why are labor installation standards important in ProAV and how do they impact the bottom line? You can find the answer to that question — and more — during a December 20 LAVNCH & LEARN with NSCA. Earlier this fall, NSCA released updated Labor Installation Standard guidelines to help AV professionals improve and maintain project […]

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Sony Receives Crestron and Cisco Certification for BRAVIA 4K Professional Displays

Sony has enhanced its interoperability and integrations with third party alliance partners, by receiving certification from Crestron and Cisco for its BRAVIA 4K Professional Displays. Crestron has developed a global certification program, Crestron Connected, that is turn-key at the engineering level, allowing certified manufacturing partners to natively connect, communicate, and monitor from one central location. With previous certification for […]

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Key Digital Features New Transmitter and Receiver Pairs

The KD-X444LP HDMI CAT5e/6 extender set from Key Digital is a 4K 18G transmitter/receiver pair featuring Power over CAT (PoC) with bi-directional IR and RS232 control extension. The single CAT5e/6 UTP/STP extension, with fully automatic, cable-length-dependent equalization and amplification, has a range of more than 70 meters (230 feet). The KD-X444LP supports video resolutions up […]

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BenQ Expands Its BlueCore Laser Projector Family

BenQ today added two new laser projectors to its BlueCore laser projector family — the LU9750 (8500 ANSI lumens) and LU9800 (10,000 ANSI lumens). These projectors were specifically built for large-venue, simulation and museum applications. Both projectors are native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution and specified to deliver cinematic 95% Rec. 709 color coverage. The projectors use a […]

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Blustream Releases Dante-Enabled Networked Power Amplifier

Blustream announced the release of the NPA100DA Dante-enabled networked power amplifier for both commercial AV or residential AV installations. For conference and meeting rooms, the NPA100DA is a solution for delivering amplification for presentation and background audio. With its microphone input and integrated audio-ducking capabilities, Blustream says it is also ideal for live event applications […]

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Webinar | The Future of Hybrid, HyFlex and Online Learning is All About AV

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. UCC platforms like Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Meet have revolutionized classrooms and meetings. But what about meeting equity? To not consider designing HyFlex spaces, those who join future meetings and classes remotely will feel unequal. They may not participate and could, eventually, […]

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Webinar | From Retail to Restaurants to Restrooms — The AV in DS

Digital Signage has always been linked to the advertising market – replacing menu boards, static signs in airports, bus stops and even delivering messages to captive audiences in bathrooms. But, signage is now driving EV charging stations, wayfinding in grocery stores following COVID-19, managing capacities in retail stores, driving experiential events in malls, on campuses […]

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Webinar | How Virtual Mic and Mic-Array Technologies Revolutionize Meeting Rooms and Classrooms

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Microphones in meeting rooms and classrooms are not new. And it’s always been easy to mic one presenter (unless the battery died on you). But what about when you need to mic five, or even 50, people in the same room? That was […]

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Webinar | The Future of Events Hybrid, In-Person, VR & More

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. The Future of Events Is #Live and #Hybrid — Here’s What to Do Projection mapping, trade shows, roadshows, experiential marketing and events were some of the fastest-growing parts of AV, while 2020 was predicted, by all accounts, to be the biggest year in […]

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Webinar | The State of AV in Education

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Once just a proof of concept, hybrid and hyflex classrooms are now in high demand as universities worldwide look to implement solutions. The college classroom or lecture hall is no longer a confined space within four walls. Every classroom needs hybrid capabilities, while […]

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Webinar | State of the Collaboration Market

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Collaboration technology is, all of a sudden, everywhere. Once relegated to the meeting room or maybe huddle spaces, it’s now allowing digital signage displays to become wireless sharing monitors. Collaboration technology is making it possible to implement IoT and analytics for both meeting […]

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Webinar | Integrating AV Systems to Accommodate Gen Z and Millennials

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. We’ve been living in a tech-renaissance of the AV classroom, boardroom and meeting room for 25+ years. More than two decades in, our industry is designing and installing, for the most part, the exact same way. Sure, the technology and products have changed […]

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Webinar | State of the Display Market

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Just five years ago, LED wasn’t considered a serious contender to projection. Now, LED is considered in applications that used to be exclusively projection and LED is taking business away from the 75″ and 84″ LCDs too! All while the projection is actually […]

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Webinar | Kayye’s Krystal Ball 2021

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. 2021 is NOT going to be like 2020. Or is it?  For the past 20 years, Gary Kayye, founder of THE rAVe Agency and rAVePubs.com, has written the industry’s go-to piece for predicting how the upcoming year will evolve. Every year, Gary asks: […]

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Webinar | The Digital Signage Webinar by Gary Kayye

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. What’s the state of the Digital Signage industry? Well, in case you didn’t know, the digital signage market is going through a renaissance – some due to COIVD and some due to new tech. And, if you’re not in digital signage, you should […]

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Webinar | 4K No Myths, No Exaggerations – Just the Facts

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. The AV Industry is riddled with misinformation about 4K including exaggerated specs, compatibility and performance. Meanwhile, AV integrators are left to sort out what’s real 4K or simulated 4K, only to be left vulnerable to making serious mistakes. Gary Kayye is an expert […]

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Webinar | The State of AV in Education

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. No other segment of the AV market was affected by COVID-19 more than education. One could argue that corporate AV took the greatest hit from the pandemic, but AV in education was thrust into survival mode over the past five months. First, being […]

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Webinar | The Only Unbiased Explanation of AV-over-IP

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Nearly everyone out there is lying to you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy, it’s not lossless compression and it’s not going to happen overnight. But, it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is NO STANDARD that everyone has adopted for sending […]

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Webinar | Gary Kayye’s Best New Products and Tech of 2020 (so far)

**Note: CTS RU credit is only available for LIVE attendees. Although we didn’t have a physical InfoComm this year, we had a virtual one; InfoComm Connected. And, 50+ AV manufacturers have also held their own “virtual shows” focused on launching new products since April. So, the AV industry is filled with new tech, new gear […]

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Webinar | The Ultimate Reality Check AV over IP

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Are you confused about the plethora of AV-over-IP options out there? You should be. The AV-over-IP market is saturated with lies, hype, over-promising and under-delivering technology. Most of it is point-to-point, not actually IP-based, and some of it just sucks. Now that AV-over-IP […]

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Webinar | Audio Tech in Meeting and Conference Rooms

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Nothing in the world has gained the ProAV and UCC markets more attention than what Zoom did to help the world adapt during the new coronavirus shutdown. Zoom went from delivering an average of just under 10 million video calls per day to […]

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Webinar | UCC: Bring Your Own Meeting vs Room Based Meetings, Collaboration Spaces

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Do you design, sell or use UCC-based collaboration systems like Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams or BlueJeans? Do you prefer one ecosystem over the other, or are you tired of interoperability problems? Are you thankful for Zoom’s simplicity and frustrated by Microsoft’s inability to […]

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Webinar | 4K No Myths, No Exaggerations – Just the Facts

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. The AV Industry is riddled with misinformation about 4K including exaggerated specs, compatibility and performance. Meanwhile, AV integrators are left to sort out what’s real 4K or simulated 4K, only to be left vulnerable to making serious mistakes. Gary Kayye is an expert […]

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Webinar | The Only Unbiased Explanation of AV over IP

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Nearly everyone out there is lying to you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy, it’s not lossless compression and it’s not going to happen overnight. But, it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is NO STANDARD that everyone has adopted for sending […]

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Webinar | HOW TO Esports – Part 1

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Esports is giant — did you know that? I realize most of us look at gaming as something that teenagers do in their basements instead of studying but, did you know that universities like Ohio State, Florida, the University of Missouri, Penn, Miami […]

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Webinar | The Exclusive Best UCC Webinar Ever

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Do you design, sell or use UCC-based collaboration systems like Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams or BlueJeans? Do you prefer one ecosystem over the other, or are you tired of interoperability problems? Are you thankful for Zoom’s simplicity and frustrated by Microsoft’s inability to […]

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Webinar | Gary Kayye’s Top 10 at ISE 2020

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Every year, Gary likes to release a top 10 list of his favorite things that he has seen at Integrated Systems Europe. In collaboration with Almo Pro A/V and Barco, Gary hosted a webinar in which he expanded on just that. He also […]

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Webinar | Kayye’s Krystal Ball 2020

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. This is the one webinar you DO NOT want to miss. Gary Kayye’s annual Krystal Ball series, now in its 20th year, is one of the most-read news articles in AV every year. Why? Well, he’s usually right – like 90+ percent of […]

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