Navori Labs Updates Its Digital Signage Software

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Navori Labs’ new QL 2.2.5 is the latest version of its digital signage software with 16 innovations that emphasizes an improved user experience across its core components while integrating new features that address emerging digital signage trends. Navori’s QL is offered in two versions, QL Express and QL Professional. The platform comprises three main components: […]

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AUDAC to Intro Two Pendant-style Loundspeakers at InfoComm 2020 Connected

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AUDAC is announcing two pendant-style loudspeakers during InfoComm 2020 Connected. The ALTI series are two-way pendant loudspeakers, designed for background and foreground music applications with open architectures and high ceilings. Typical applications are large-scale retail environments, warehouses and other open spaces. Engineered for a wide range of installations, these new pendant models deliver audio and […]

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Epson Boosts Digital Signage Projector Lineup with Eight New Models

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Epson expanded its lineup of digital signage projectors Monday with new PowerLite models with 2000-5000 ANSI lumens. All of them are 3LCD laser projectors with native 1080p resolution. The new PowerLite 250F, 750F and 800F are powered by a virtually maintenance-free 20,000-hour laser light source, along with 360-degree placement and a full stack of connectivity […]

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AtlasIED Adds New Line of IP-addressable Power Conditioners

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AtlasIED just added a new line of IP-addressable power conditioners that utilizes power management, distribution and monitoring to safeguard connected equipment from Radio Frequency Interference and unstable AC voltage. Each of the new IP addressable power conditioners also features programmable outlets, a web-based user interface, and remote monitoring capabilities to ensure optimal performance of connected […]

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Hall Research Adds to its Javelin Active Optical Cable Line

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Hall Research has announced a new addition to its Javelin active optical cables and has introduced the CUSB3V1-AP for extending USB 3.0. Available in lengths of 15, 30 and 50 meters, the CUSBV1-AP cables support the transparent extension of USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen1) signals at data rates of up to 5 Gbps. The cables […]

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Peerless-AV Launches New Solutions for Public Health Preparedness

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Peerless-AV launched new solutions for public health preparedness and viral transmission prevention Thursday. The new products include an Occupancy Control Kiosk, three variations of Temperature Sensing Digital Signage Kiosks, as well as Temperature Sensor Tabletop and Floor Stand Mounts that will allow businesses to communicate and implement proper health standards in real-time. Peerless-AV’s Temperature Sensor […]

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Environmental Lights Launches New 4-in-1 LED Strip Light

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Environmental Lights announced the launch of its new MaxRun 4-in-1 5050 LED Strip Light on Thursday. MaxRun 4-in-1 5050 LED Strip Light is designed to solve the creative challenges where a continuous run of color is needed. According to the company, MaxRun 4-in-1 is one of the first 4-in-1 LED strip lights that can light […]

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Renkus-Heinz Has a New Single-Array Module — the Iconyx Compact Series 12/3-RN

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Renkus-Heinz just introduced what may be the best single-array module ever in the form of the Iconyx Compact Series 12/3-RN. The Iconyx Compact Series brings the flexibility of the Iconyx to a smaller footprint array, filling a need for integrators seeking integration options in the “medium-sized” installations typical in the house of worship, corporate, transportation, […]

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Facial Recognition Is DEAD in the Digital Signage Market

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Technology seems to be able to do nearly everything — unless the government steps in and says, “No, it can’t.” And, that’s precisely what happened with the concept of facial recognition. Everyone’s experienced it. Everyone’s probably used it, too, if they have a Facebook account or use Apple devices — facial recognition is a giant […]

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BrightSign’s New BSN.cloud Virtual Partner Pavilion Showcases CMS Workflows

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BrightSign has taken the wraps off its new BSN.cloud Virtual Partner Pavilion, showcasing select partners’ work demonstrating how they’ve integrated their respective CMS workflows into BSN.cloud. BrightSign had planned to showcase these partners within a live partner pavilion at DSE this past March. However, those plans were placed on hold once the show was postponed. […]

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NEC Unveils Brightest Projector in its PA Laser Projector Series

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NEC Display Solutions of America launched the brightest projector in its PA laser projector series, the PA1004UL. It has 10,000 lumens of brightness. The WUXGA resolution PA1004UL’s claim-to-fame is how quiet it is — at a 35 dB operating noise level — like 30% quieter than any other projector in its brightness category. This quiet […]

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The Status of ProAV, As Told By AVIXA’s “COVID-19 Impacts to ProAV Businesses” Webinar

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Last week, AVIXA (the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association) held an important and data-driven webinar based on consolidated findings from the past 12 weeks of its Impact Survey — a weekly assessment of proAV industry trends, attitudes and perceptions in light of the pandemic. The “COVID-19 Impacts to Pro AV Businesses Webinar,” available to AVIXA […]

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Sony Electronics Releases New BRAVIA 4K Displays for Commercial Market

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Sony Electronics launched its new BRAVIA 4K HDR BZ40H series of professional displays for the commercial market. The new models include 55-inch (FW-55BZ40H), 65-inch (FW-65BZ40H), 75-inch (FW-75BZ40H) and 85-inch (FW-85BZ40H) options for use in various B2B applications. The BZ40H series integrates Sony’s system on a chip platform with features including a redesigned with input from […]

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Navori Labs Launches QL Access Control Add-on to Its Signage Software

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Navori Labs announced the launch of QL Access Control, a new feature developed in response to COVID-19, as an add-on to its QL digital signage software. According to Navori, QL Access Control enables retailers and public spaces to monitor and secure entry and exit traffic in compliance with the latest health regulations. QL Access Control […]

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Digital Projection Launches Satellite Modular Laser System

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Digital Projection launched the Satellite Modular Laser System (Satellite MLS) for the North American market on Thursday. This allows the separation of the pure laser light engine, with the associated power and thermal management, to a remote location. It then enables a compact and virtually silent projection “head” that primarily contains optics, video processing and […]

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Visix Releases New Electronic-Paper Room Sign

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Visix has announced the release of its newest electronic-paper room sign, the EPS 125. This 12.5-inch E Ink sign is the third e-paper sign from Visix, alongside its EPS 60 and EPS 74 models. New EPS 125 room signs have a large display surface with a resolution of 1304 x 984 pixels (4:3), which is […]

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NEC Display Solutions Announces New 4K Projector Aimed at Higher Ed, Retail, Corporate

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NEC Display Solutions announced its P506QL projector Tuesday. Joining the P Series, the P506QL provides native 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution with 5,000 lumens of brightness. The first in the NEC P Series projector lineup to offer Native 4K UHD resolution, the P506QL uses laser-based projection, eliminating the need for bulb replacement. The projector’s 1-Chip […]

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Almo Pro A/V Virtual E4 Brought Together 1,400 AV Pros

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Last week, Almo Professional A/V unveiled the first E4 Evolution (E4v), a predominantly live, regionally-focused virtual learning event — part of the E4 Experience. Attended virtually by more than 1,400 participants, the three E4vs (West Coast, Central, East Coast) included live sessions worth AVIXA CTS Renewal Units (RUs) delivered by presenters who tackled topics such […]

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Nominations Now Open for Ninth Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

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We weren’t sure whether to continue with the Readers’ Choice Awards this year. To be honest, with COVID-19 affecting so many different aspects of our work and our lives, it didn’t seem like the right time. That’s when it hit us. We began giving out these awards as a way to let our audience tell […]

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Future of the Integration Business: Corporate Market Solutions

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By Tom LeBlanc National Systems Contractors Association Integration firms looking beyond the COVID-19 crisis need to strategize for a corporate client base with re-prioritized technology demands. As integration companies battle through a COVID-19-depleted market, there is much uncertainty about what the future of the integration industry holds. One feeling, however, has been consistent throughout NSCA’s […]

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Haven’t Registered for InfoComm Connected 2020 Yet? Here’s the Info

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AVIXA has announced registration is open for its virtual show InfoComm 2020 Connected, taking place June 16-18. The show will gather thought leaders from multiple ProAV disciplines — and it will host conversations on the opportunities and challenges facing the industry. Here are a few sneak peeks of what the sessions will include: Kay Sargent, […]

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Matrox Announces KVM Extender With WAN Support

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Matrox just announced wide-area-network (WAN) support with its high-performance Matrox Extio 3 IP KVM extenders. This new mode of operation enables organizations to introduce new remote work and collaborative workflow infrastructures by allowing users to access, share and control any centralized workstation located in another building or city. Featuring 4K and multidisplay extension and switching […]

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I Attended Almo’s E4v — Here’s What I Learned

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As with many events in the world right now, Almo Professional A/V canceled its E4 Experience(s) that was supposed to happen this spring. Instead, the distributor held an totally online version — calling it the E4 Evolution or E4v. I wrote a sneak preview about it a couple of weeks ago. But in case you […]

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Philips Professional Display Solutions Hires Tim Allen as Director of Business Development

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Philips Professional Display Solutions just hired Tim Allen as its director of business development, LED. A 30-year AV industry veteran, Allen is leading the LED strategy at Philips in a market expected to be $7 billion by 2024 (according to the company). “We are extremely excited to welcome Tim to our team to develop our […]

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Mimo Monitors and Revel Digital Software Teamed Up to Make a Touch-Free, Temperature-Taking Platform

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Mimo Monitors joined forces with Revel Digital software to create a touch-free, temperature-taking platform using its digital signage tech. Designed for entrances to grocery stores, office buildings, schools, assisted living facilities and more, this so-called “enterprise-grade platform” is customizable to ensure it can optimize every business’s needs. It contains the premium Mimo Monitors hardware display […]

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Products, Perceptions and Jupiter Systems

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Over the years, I’ve noticed an odd trend with companies and products. Simply stated, everyone and everything gets pigeonholed. As users, we tend to focus on the same companies when it comes to certain types of products. Even within categories of products, we tend to use the same ones all the time and rarely reach […]

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Matrox Now Shipping D-Series D1480 Multi-Display Graphics Card

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Matrox announced Friday that the Matrox D-Series D1480 multi-display graphics card is now shipping. Purpose-built to power next-generation video walls, this new single-slot graphics card supports up to four 4K@60Hz DisplayPort monitors. It can be combined to drive an output video wall of up 16 synchronized 4K displays. Along with an assortment of video-wall software […]

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Visix Is First Company to Launch Voice-Activated Digital Signage for Any Display

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Visix, Inc. has released version 1.32 of its AxisTV Signage Suite digital signage software with a new Voice Recognizer Widget that turns any screen into a hands-free interactive sign. AxisTV Signage Suite users can drag and drop the new Voice Recognizer Widget (VRW) onto any layout and then set custom parameters that instruct the sign […]

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Tripleplay Announces TripleView Server as Part of Its Caveman 3.0 Software

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Tripleplay announced its TripleView Server monitoring functionality as part of the latest Caveman 3.0 software release. Designed for large clients with multisite rollouts, this feature is another simple innovation that allows Tripleplay clients to stay ahead of the competition. For clients that have installed the Tripleplay solution in multiple offices and locations around the globe, […]

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Planar to Expand LED Display Options With FX Series Line

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Planar announced an expansion Wednesday to the company’s portfolio of LED display solutions with the Planar FX Series’ introduction. Planar FX Series fine pixel pitch LED video wall displays bring image detail and resolution historically reserved for lower light private spaces (in indoor and outdoor applications). The Planar FX Series offers outdoor models available in […]

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Quividi Publishes Global DOOH Indoor Traffic Index

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Quividi has published Pulse, its first Global DOOH Indoor Traffic Index, aggregating its customers’ real-time audience data — and data from their screens across the globe. In this first release, Quividi shares that DOOH indoor audiences are progressively back, with an increase of +26% since hitting a low point in week 17 (April 20-26). Quividi’s […]

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Verizon Media Joins DPAA Association

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The Digital Place-Based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced Wednesday that Verizon Media has joined the association. Verizon Media offers an omnichannel digital media platform to help advertisers and media owners plan, buy and scale digital media across screens. The company also offers the industry’s first full-stack digital-out-of-home (DOOH) solution through its demand-side and supply-side platforms. In […]

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