Chief Debuts Electric, Height-Adjustable Cart for Monitors

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Chief has designed new height adjust carts and floor support mounts to add accessibility to interactive technology in the K-12 education market. The Large Capacity Height Adjust Flat Panel Cart (LPE1U) mounts with height adjust capability for 26” (660 millimeters) of vertical lift. The Large Capacity Height Adjust Flat Panel Floor Support Mount (LFE1U) provides […]

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Chief’s Floor-to-Ceiling Cable Adds New Option to Make Signage Look Like it’s Floating

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Chief is launching the FCS1U Cable Floor-to-Ceiling Flat Panel Mount to provide QSRs and retail with more aesthetic options for digital signage. The mount will be on display at InfoComm booth 2500. The FCS1U supports both portrait and landscape orientations in a single SKU, with the option to retrofit a second, back-to-back display with the […]

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First Ever Flat Panel Floor Support System Debuts from Chief at InfoComm

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Chief will debut the AVSFSS Flat Panel Floor Support System at InfoComm booth 2500. The AVSFSS allows quick flat panel installation using the floor to support the weight instead of the wall. This eliminates the need for wall inspection and remediation, which saves time and money, particularly across enterprise rollouts. Chief engineers created a slim […]

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WolfVision Adds Room Scheduling, Wireless Presentation & Visualizer Solutions at InfoComm 2019

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WolfVision will be introducing three new product lines into the U.S. market at InfoComm 2019: the Cynap Pure, a 4K version of its wireless presentation appliance; vSolution Meeting, a room-scheduling and meeting management tool; and the VZ-8.UHD Visualizer, a native 4K UHD Visualizer system; their first foray into 4K document cameras. Cynap Pure is a […]

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Christie Adds Four New LCD Monitors — One Includes an SDVoE (Terra) Input

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Christie is introducing four new flat panels including the Christie UHD654-X-HR 65-inch with Christie Terra (SDVoE-based AV-over-IP) that allows routing and scaling 4K sources. Combined with Christie Terra, Christie’s AV-over-IP solution, the UHD654-X-HR delivers a turnkey videowall solution using a 65″ monitor — instead of a 55″ like every other monitor company. Debuting at InfoComm […]

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Almo ProAV Pulls Coup by Landing Absen

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Almo Professional A/V (InfoComm Booth #1111) has been chosen as the largest national distributor for Absen, the world’s largest producer and exporter of LED displays. The complete line of Absen products are available in the U.S. through Almo Professional A/V, with an emphasis on the following: Absenicon: Launched at ISE 2019, Absenicon is an all-in-one […]

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InfoComm Takes Aim at DSE with New Digital Signage Educational Series

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AVIXA will bring a comprehensive digital signage education program to InfoComm 2019, June 12-14 in Orlando, Fla. The program features five sessions that explore entering new markets with digital signage, taking a close look at transportation and smart cities. The sessions also examine digital signage content strategies and the best approach to analytics. “Digital signage […]

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Arista Debuts Analog to Dante and Dante to Analog Converters at InfoComm 2019

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Arista Corporation introduced at InfoComm the Apollo Duo Audio-over-IP product line. Consisting of three products, the Apollo Duo product group includes the ARS-0200-A00 analog audio to Dante interface, the ARS-0002-A00 Dante to analog audio interface and the ARS-0002-A01 interface, which facilitates lip-sync delay to enable sound and picture to be synchronized. The Apollo Duo ARS-0200-A00 […]

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Premier Mounts Debuts Two ADA Compliant LED Mount Systems for Unilumin and Samsung

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Premier Mounts just launched two ADA Compliant LED mounts for Unilumin’s Upanels (UNI-UPS ADA) display and the PFC-OMND Mount for Samsung’s dual-sided 46″ and 55″ OMN-D displays take on a functional approach to answering the current demands of the AV market. Premier Mounts says it’s currently the only AV industry manufacturer to make a more […]

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Canon Replaces 4K XEED Projector Line

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Canon Europe today announced the launch of the XEED 4K6021Z — a high brightness, native 4K laser projector, building on the success of the XEED 4K5020Z (which launched in December 2018). Further expanding Canon’s extensive range of 4K solutions, this projector with dual DisplayPort connectivity. Using LCoS, this laser projector is spec’d at 6,000 lumen […]

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Visix Will Debut a Four-Output Signage Player at InfoComm 2019

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Visix will launch a new signage media player in booth 2321 at InfoComm 2019. It uses a small form-factor but can be ordered in two, three or four outputs. The yet-to-be-named new player combines an SFF device with the power and features of a video wall player, allowing display of up to four video streams. […]

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This Is Why You Can’t Trust Most AV Awards (Except Those From InAVate and rAVe)

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It’s called “pay-for-play” and it’s simply unethical — and even illegal in some industries. But in the 70+ year-old AV industry, it’s business as usual. Most of our industry’s awards are not real awards. Sure, manufacturers promote winning them as if they are. And, the magazines that dole them out pretend like they are, too. […]

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Peerless-AV at InfComm 2019 Is All About Signage Solutions

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Peerless-AV will be testing the limits of its Xtreme High Bright Outdoor Displays (XHB432, XHB492, XHB552) through a water dunk tank, impact test chamber and dust chamber. Available in 43″, 49″, and 55”, the Xtreme High Bright Outdoor Displays offer a maintenance-free design and are rugged enough to withstand the harsh outdoor elements, while still […]

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Extron’s New TouchLink Pro Touch Panels Have a Built-In Control Processor

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Extron has launched a new line of TouchLink Pro control systems that combine a TouchLink Pro touchpanel with an integrated IP Link Pro control processor. This all‑in‑one approach streamlines system designs by consolidating essential control system components, freeing up space and easing integration. Multiple devices can be controlled directly from the Ethernet port and the […]

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New LookThru Transparent Display from Leyard and Planar Uses OLED

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Leyard and Planar are introducing Planar LookThru Transparent OLED Display, which leverages the latest in transparent organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology to provide a self-emitting transparent display for true see-through installations without the need for backlighting or enclosures. The new Planar LookThru display builds on the frameless glass design of the original version, enabling customers […]

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AV Stumpfl’s AT64-SHIFT and PIXERA Mini Server Will Make U.S. Debut

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AV Stumpfl will show its new AT64-SHIFT system for large mobile projection screens and the new PIXERA mini media server at this year’s InfoComm 2019. With the AT64-SHIFT, AV Stumpfl says it’s possible to assemble a large mobile projection screen and to adjust its’ height in a matter of minutes and they claim that no […]

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Don’t Bring Me Gadgets… Bring Me Data!

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By and large, our industry has four players… we have manufacturers, we have dealers/integrators and consultants (let’s be honest though, they are really two sides of a coin) and then we have the end user.Twenty years ago, a user would come to a consultant or a dealer and say… “I need a room built out!” […]

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Magewell Debuts Three New Software Tools for Video Capture

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Magewell Bridge for NDI(r) enables users to convert source video into NDI streams for live, IP-based production, while version 3.0 of Capture Express records video to files at up to 4K resolution. The third tool, a plug-in for Adobe Premiere Pro CC, provides direct access to Magewell capture devices through the popular non-linear editing software. […]

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Catch DSF Board Member Laura Davis-Taylor at InfoComm 2019

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We are excited to announce that DSF board member, co-founder of HighStreet Collective Retail and digital signage guru Laura-Davis Taylor will be continuing the popular #DSFLive interview series with rAVe [PUBS] at InfoComm 2019. Laura will walk the show floor to conduct interviews with exhibitors that have interesting and innovative digital signage products and solutions […]

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Atlona AV-over-IP Line to Grow at InfoComm

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Atlona, a Panduit company, will debut a series of new value-priced AV-over-IP products at InfoComm 2019. InfoComm also marks the North American debut of OmniStream’s integrated processing functionality to enhance video wall performance. The embedded scaling, video processing and advanced video synchronization mechanisms in OmniStream decoders ensure precise synchronization of content between each decoder and […]

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Visix Will Add Voice to Wayfinding Digital Signage at InfoComm 2019

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Visix will premiere its new voice-activated wayfinding in booth 2321 at InfoComm 2019. The new offering expands the company’s digital signage design services to include voice-user interface (VUI) options. VUI will be showcased in the booth in a wayfinding project for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A voice-user interface uses speech recognition to understand spoken […]

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Philips SoC Now Includes NoviSign Digital Signage Software

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NoviSign Digital Signage today announced that NoviSign’s Digital Signage Android app is now available on Philips Q, D, P & T-Line Android SoC displays. Starting at 10” and going all the way up to 86” Philips Android SoC displays, come in both 18/7 and 24/7 usage ratings. Available for direct download onto Philips SoC displays […]

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Cablecast to Debut Online and OTT Publishing at InfoComm 2019

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Cablecast Community Media is heading to InfoComm 2019 with an efficient new solution that lets video producers easily build a library of VOD and live-streaming content, presenting it attractively in controlled, customizable interfaces for online or OTT viewing. Cablecast will demonstrate the automated offering in the booth (number 333) of fellow Tightrope Media Systems division […]

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Macnica to Launch SMPTE ST 2110-Based MPA1000 1G AV-Over-IP Module at InfoComm 2019

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Macnica Technology will debut its MPA1000 AV-over-IP Module at Booth 474 during InfoComm 2019. The MPA1000 is a full-stack module that brings low-latency IP video transport to OEM manufacturers and an array of professional AV products. Macnica is a creator of hardware and software APIs that implement SMPTE ST 2110, a widely followed open standard […]

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Vivitek Debuts New D3600Z Series of Small, Laser Projectors, One Includes NovoConnect

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The new D3600Z Series from Vivitek includes three new models — the DH3660Z, DU3661Z and the DH3665ZN. The DH3660Z is aimed at most common meeting rooms, while the DU3661Z adds an HDBaseT connection and the DH3665ZN is being marketed as a “smart projector” as it includes the built-in NovoConnect solution wireless presentation collaboration solution; thus, […]

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Barco’s New XT Series Indoor LEDs Are Wall-Mountable, 16:9, Feature Pixel Pitches from 0.9 to 1.99mm

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Barco just launched its newest LED series, dubbed the XT Series. The XT series is aimed at indoor applications including meeting rooms, lobbies and visitor centers, boardrooms, television studios, design centers and control rooms. Each cube is a native 16:9 aspect ratio, which does make it easier to make HD or UHD (4k) screens. It […]

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BIS | Econocom Just Landed the Install Everyone in Europe Wanted

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Following the success of light-as-a-service, Royal Schiphol Group and BIS | Econocom will be partnering to arrange the use of over 3,000 digital information screens according to a similar construction. In the ‘as-a-service’ model, Schiphol will pay for use, while the supplier retains ownership of the product in question. In this way, Schiphol is encouraging […]

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Marshall’s CV420-CS Just Blew By Every Other Compact 4K Camera by Adding HDR

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Marshall Electronics has added High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for its CV420-CS, a compact native 4K60 camera. Integrated with a 12.4-Megapixel, 1/1.7-inch sensor, the Marshall CV420-CS uses a 4096×2160 chip. The CV420-CS is designed for use in live events, where large projection screens require true 4K resolution image capture and HDR capabilities, as well as […]

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The Entire Digital Signage Market Could be Pummeled by the Stupidity of San Francisco

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The city of San Francisco, via its board of supervisors voted yesterday to ban using facial-recognition technology. The actual ordinance deals specifically with city governmental organizations and divisions, but it will have long-lasting ramifications that could easily (and quickly) ben emulated all over the country. Designed to protect the average-guy/gal member of the community from […]

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Startup XTEN-AV Will Debut Cloud-Based AV Design System at InfoComm 2019

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Built for AV system integrators, XTEN-AV today announced the launch of its cloud-based platform to transform how AV system integrators design and execute their projects. The platform follows AVIXA’s published standards and guidelines to enable users to design for different spaces more accurately and efficiently. XTEN-AV offers an extensive library of audio-visual brands and products […]

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Got Christie? Almo ProAV Does — And It’s the Entire Lineup

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Almo Professional A/V and Christie have expanded their Latin American distribution partnership into the U.S. As a result, Christie’s high lumen and laser projectors, LCD panels and Christie MicroTiles LED are now available to Almo resellers and integrators nationwide. Christie has also joined the fall 2019 Almo E4 Experience, which takes place in the New […]

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Mersive Integrates Carousel Digital Signage

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Carousel Digital Signage has added media player support for Mersive Solstice, allowing users to simplify the management of digital signage content in meeting spaces and other corporate AV environments. Officially launched at InfoComm 2019, Carousel provides Solstice users a toolset to output HTML-based signage content to Solstice-enabled displays in huddle rooms, conference rooms, lecture halls […]

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