LG Business Solutions USA Unveils dvLED Video Wall Solution Using 54″ LED Bloc Displays

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LG Business Solutions USA has unveiled a new video wall solution using 54-inch bezel-free LED Bloc displays that the company says simplify installation and open up new design possibilities. The new LSAC series direct-view LED (dvLED) cabinets are designed to allow integrators to use existing VESA mounting hardware from previous LCD installations. Introduced at InfoComm […]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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**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

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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

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**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 State of AV in Education

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**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

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**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

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

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

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**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

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

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**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

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**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

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**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 | The Exclusive Best UCC Webinar Ever

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**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 | The Only Unbiased Explanation of AV over IP

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**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. A lot of people are 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 currently NO adopted standard for sending AV signals (video, audio, […]

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

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**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 | A Discussion of the Now & Future of BYOD and Wireless Collaboration

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**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. It all started with Barco’s ClickShare, the market leader in BYOD and wireless collaboration, back in 2012. But, now Crestron, AMX, Extron, Vivitek, Lumens, Kramer and even a tiny company called AirTame all have wireless sharing and BYOD devices aimed at small meeting […]

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