ScreenCloud Adds New Features Including Smart Scheduling and Branded Content

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ScreenCloud has added a host of new features to its digital signage SaaS platform. The key new features include: Smart scheduling: Managers can schedule content in advance and choose expiration dates for automatic content removal to ensure better content governance. Screen takeovers: Users can now cast content to one screen nearby – or hundreds of […]

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SpinetiX Announces Partnership with Littlebit Technology

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SpinetiX has announced a partnership with Littlebit Technology to offer SpinetiX ARYA cloud service and DSOS operating system on axxiv computing devices. As a result, axxiv computing devices running SpinetiX ARYA and DSOS will be offered to Littlebit Technology customers in Europe. The Littlebit Technology collaboration opens SpinetiX technology and expertise to even more business […]

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Premier Mounts Expands LED Mount Options for Barco XT

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Premier Mounts announced the expansion of its LED mounts product line with the new Convergent XT modular LED mount for Barco XT. Premier Mounts adds Barco to a long list of major LED manufacturers who have solutions that can be paired with Convergent. In the Fall of 2018, PM added to the Convergent product line […]

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LG Releases Bracket Accessories for OLED Commercial Displays

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Responding to customer demand for a way to create video walls with the transparent LG OLED commercial displays, LG Business Solutions USA has introduced new bracket accessories that enable customers to combine transparent OLED displays into video walls in sizes that meet unique installation requirements. With its 55-inch transparent OLED display, LG has given integrators […]

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Effectively Reaching New Customers

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In December, I was a panelist for a session of the HETMA conference. I can not recall the exact conversation that led to us discussing getting cold calls from vendors. Several of us who are “customers” replied how much we dislike getting the cold calls or emails. What struck me most about the conversation and […]

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SpinetiX Partners With Simply NUC to Put SpinetiX ARYA and DSOS on the Intel NUC

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SpinetiX announced a partnership with Simply NUC to offer SpinetiX ARYA cloud service and DSOS operating system on the Intel NUC. As a result, the Intel NUC running SpinetiX ARYA and DSOS will be offered to Simply NUC customers in North America and Europe. Commercial-grade Intel NUCs are combined with the SpinetiX DSOS operating system […]

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Extron Introduces Interactive Wayfinding Interface

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Extron just introduced the TLSI 201, an interactive wayfinding interface that provides real-time meeting space availability, status and location information using a centralized display. Designed to connect directly with Extron Room Scheduling panels, the interactive wayfinding interface enables users to easily locate and book meeting spaces and make ad hoc meeting reservations. Simply configure the […]

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How Dante Could Disrupt the AV-Over-IP Market

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By Aviad Cohen Founder, Comeet I’ve been a fan of AV-over-IP ever since I first worked with the technology — but the number of vendors and different solutions out in the market make it very hard for customers to choose. How could an AV investment be protected if there is no standard? You can be […]

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An AV-Over-IP Update

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By Adam Cox Senior Analyst, Futuresource Consulting Low-latency AV-over-IP solutions are on the rise across a range of key verticals, presenting clear advantages over competing technologies. Yet, technology continues to struggle to achieve mass-market acceptance. Adam Cox, senior analyst at Futuresource Consulting, explores some of the challenges and takes us through the detail. AV-over-IP has […]

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Sony Expands Laser Projector Line, Introduces Six New Models

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Sony has expanded its laser projector lineup with the introduction of six new models, ranging from a 13,000-lumen high brightness model to 5,000-lumen mid-range compact models. Three are WUXGA models: VPL-FHZ131L (13,000lm), VPL-FHZ101L (10,000 lumen) and VPL-FHZ91L (9,000lm) and two are 5,000-lumen: the VPL-PHZ12 (WUXGA), which has a 0.76-inch LCD panel and the VPL-CWZ10 (WXGA) […]

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Leyard Planar Enters microLED Market With 0.6-mm 8K Display

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At ISE 2020, Leyard Planar has introduced an ultra-fine pitch LED display with a 0.6-millimeter video wall featuring microLED, which was previously previewed at CES 2020. The display measures 216 inches and features 8K resolution.In addition to the 0.6-millimeter technology demonstration, Leyard Planar showed other fine pitch LED innovations, including the next-generation DirectLight X LED […]

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Squirrels Adds Digital Signage to Ditto Screen Sharing Solution

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Squirrels today announced the addition of digital signage to the company’s Ditto screen sharing solution. Ditto digital signage includes screen mirroring integration, free templates, emergency alerts, scheduling, central management and more. Ditto differentiates itself with the ability to instantly transition from digital signage to screen mirroring as well as utilize popular devices as receivers. Ditto […]

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Navori Labs Debuts New QL Digital Signage Innovations

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Navori Labs has debuted several new QL digital signage innovations. The applications address emerging needs that make digital signage more effective for the organization and the audience and leverage the power and flexibility of Navori’s QL software at the core. Now in its second-generation, the newly-branded QL Mobile expands the content management capabilities of the […]

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Matrox Intros 6152 Quad 4K Decoder for Decoding Up to Four 4K Streams

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Matrox has introduced the Maevex 6152 quad 4K decoder that decodes up to four 4K streams across up to four 4K displays from a single source. Maevex 6152 also includes HDCP support to decode and display multiple streams of protected content. In addition, the Maevex encoder and decoder pairing offers exceptionally high-quality, low-latency streaming, while […]

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AV Industry Social Media: Quantity vs. Quality

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AV marketing professionals spend countless hours pursuing more reader likes, more engagement, more content, more metrics and frankly more of the same in a never-ending hype cycle. Social media is merely another function where marketers are stuck in tactical due to feeling the pressure to produce something — anything — in order to somehow drive […]

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Almo Pro A/V Details 2020 E4 Experience

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Almo Pro A/V detailed the 2020 E4 Experience today and thanks to its longstanding education partnership with AVIXA, the E4 Experience continues to be loaded with valuable, career-changing certifications and courses worth CTS Renewal Units (RUs) that are free to attending AV resellers, integrators, consultants and their end users. Highlights for the spring 2020 E4 […]

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BrightSign Will Ship BSN.cloud With CMS Partners

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BrightSign is announcing it will ship BSN.cloud with more than a dozen leading CMS partners integrated into its network management platform being launched at ISE 2020 (8-E200). In the first week of February, BSN.cloud will be publicly available, and the CMS partners will be selectable from a drop-down list within the BSN.cloud UI during player […]

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Barco Expands LED Portfolio at ISE 2020

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Barco is expanding its LED portfolio. Last year, Barco claimed a renewed focus in high-res LED technology with the launch of the premium XT series and the announcement of its strategic partnership with Chinese LED manufacturer Unilumin. Today the company is introducing an extended offering with five new models addressing a variety of indoor LED […]

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Mersive’s Solstice Integrates Signagelive

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Mersive’s Solstice has integrated Signagelive to manage digital signage content while your meeting room or huddle space display is not in use. Simply replace your Solstice default image content with Signagelive’s Browser player URL and publish content using the comprehensive features included. With no additional hardware, Signagelive’s Web Content Licence can be used to deliver […]

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Extron Introduces ShareLink Pro 500 Wired and Wireless Presentation Gateway

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Extron just announced the ShareLink Pro 500 Wired and Wireless Presentation Gateway for wireless collaboration and sharing. It features advanced technology that supports simultaneous display of up to four devices, including an HDMI-connected device (meaning, it has an HDMI input that can be switched through it, too). The HDMI input supports wired devices, such as […]

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Listen Technologies Expands Offering With Listen Audio Guide System Solution

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Listen Technologies is expanding its offering in the tour space with the Listen Audio Guide System, a self-guided tour solution. Listen Audio Guides are the result of Listen Technologies’ recent acquisition of AudioConexus and its GPS commentary products, audio guides and tour guide systems. Listen Audio Guides eliminate the challenges tour participants face when they […]

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LG Business Solutions Intros XS4F Series of Window-Facing Displays

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LG Business Solutions has introduced a new series of 4,000-nit high-brightness displays specifically designed for visibility in window-facing installations. Featuring a thin profile, slim bezels and smart brightness control with ambient light detection and technology that allows visibility through polarized sunglasses, the LG XS4F series of 1080p displays deliver superior performance in bright and sun-lit […]

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SpinetiX ARYA at ISE

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SpinetiX, at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), will announce new business, technology and product innovations. Building on the success of SpinetiX ARYA, introduced 18 months ago, SpinetiX expands its cloud-based services providing more businesses access to the benefits of digital signage. In addition to the already existing fully functional FREE Discovery plan, SpinetiX launches two new […]

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AVI-SPL and Whitlock to Merge into One Giant Global AV Integrator

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AVI-SPL and Whitlock have jointly announced an intention to merge (technically, it’s a “definitive agreement to merge”) — both will be held by portfolio company, Marlin Equity Partners (a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management). As you likely know, this means the second-largest AV integration firm is merging with the third-largest — jointly creating […]

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Martin Audio Announces Five New Products Ahead of ISE 2020, Including New Pendant Speaker

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Martin Audio announced five new products targeting the commercial installation sector with in-ceiling and pendant loudspeakers joining the ADORN series. The ADORN commercial series of on-wall loudspeakers was first introduced in 2019, but now it has been expanded by three in-ceiling loudspeakers and the company’s first-ever pendant speaker, available in white or black as standard. […]

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Matrox Announces D-Series Multi-Display Graphics Cards

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Matrox announced the D-Series, a new family of multi-display graphics cards designed to power video walls in commercial and critical 24/7 environments. These new single-slot graphics cards drive up to four 4K@60Hz displays. They can be combined to output up to 16 4K monitors for high-density video walls in control rooms, enterprises, industries, government, military, […]

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Genelec to Showcase Two Smart IP Loudspeaker Models at ISE 2020

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Genelec will showcase two Smart IP loudspeaker models at the ISE 2020 show next week in Amsterdam. The 4420 and 4430 loudspeakers are single-cable connections via the network with onboard Smart IP technology for power, audio and loudspeaker configuration. Having been unveiled before a select audience of specially invited Nordic integrators in Helsinki in December, […]

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Tripleplay Announces Integration with Mersive Solstice

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Tripleplay announced integration with Mersive Solstice, enabling content sharing and digital signage displaying via the collaboration platform. This integration will be demonstrated for the first time at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) on Feb. 11-14 on stand 10-N155. This new integration will allow seamless transitioning between Solstice meeting room content sharing and Tripleplay’s digital signage solution. […]

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Pearl Media Extends Exclusive Media Partnership with Chelsea Market

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Pearl Media extended its engagement to be the exclusive media partner for Chelsea Market. Chelsea Market is an enclosed modern food hall, office building and television production facility located in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Pearl Media has been the exclusive media partner since 2014. As part of the extension agreement, all of the individual digital screens […]

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ISE 2020: Brompton Technology Will Launch Tessera S8 LED Processor

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At ISE 2020, Brompton Technology will be launching its new Tessera S8 LED processor. The Tessera S8 is a cost-effective solution for high-profile projects that do not require the large output capacity of the Tessera SX40 processor. However, it is also made for users who want to benefit from the flexibility of Brompton’s Tessera feature […]

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Extron Says Daktronics Achieves Quantum Ultra Video Wall System Certification

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Extron has added Daktronics to the Extron Quantum Ultra Certification program. Extron is working with display manufacturers to guarantee consistent, stable presentation of source content when using professional displays with the Quantum Ultra 4K Video Wall Processor. Displays that pass an extensive testing program are identified as Quantum Ultra Certified. The first Daktronics product to […]

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