Lithe Audio To Make Debut at CEDIA Expo 2022

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Lithe Audio announced that it will be making its U.S. debut at CEDIA Expo 2022, taking place from Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Dallas. In booth 29093, the company will be displaying its lineup of all-in-one ceiling, surface and garden speakers — including its — Pro Series WiFi Multiroom Ceiling Speaker. Featuring an amplifier, connectivity and […]

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Auralex Acoustics Adds Three Finish Options for T’Fusor Sound Diffusor

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Auralex Acoustics just announced three new finishes for its T’Fusor sound diffusor: Carbon Fiber, Sports Car Red and Matte Black. The new T’Fusor models “retain the diffusive T’Fusor surface profile while complementing the aesthetics of any studio, stage, theater or control room.” The T’Fusor is made from highly durable ABS and is available as single […]

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America Debuts Synappx Collaboration Hub Experience

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), today announced the debut of the Synappx collaboration hub experience. Combining the power of Synappx Go and Synappx Meeting, the Synappx collaboration hub creates a mobile-first experience, enabling participants to start a scheduled or ad hoc meeting on a meeting […]

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SoundTube Entertainment Adds Flangeless Grilles for Many SoundTube CM In-Ceiling Speakers

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SoundTube Entertainment just announced flangeless grilles for many of the SoundTube CM in-ceiling speakers. Using a magnetic attachment with an additional clip-on safety harness, the grilles are still UL approved and are now standard on the CM-BGM-II series and are available as an option on the CMi series of speakers. The CM speakers are designed specifically for low and suspended ceilings. SpeedWing constant-tension mounting ensures rapid […]

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Pure Resonance Audio Announces S10 All-Weather Speaker

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Pure Resonance Audio just introduced the S10, a 10″ compact all-weather speaker; a two-way full-range 70-volt outdoor speaker designed for harsh environments. Receiving an IP66 rating means the S10 is fully protected against dust or dirt particles and direct high-pressure water. Its fiber-reinforced plastic and metal enclosure with a metal grill give it durability. This […]

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Snap One Acquires Clare Controls

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Snap One announced the acquisition of Clare Controls, maker of the ClareOne smart home and security systems. This is a big deal, obviously, as SnapOne already owns Control4. Since Snap One entered an exclusive distribution partnership with Clare Controls in 2019, the ClareOne system has been providing a hybrid smart home and security solution for […]

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BrightSign Partners With IKEA to Enhance Shopping Experience With First Digital Display

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The IKEA brand is synonymous with fresh ideas. From inspirational living spaces to meatballs and children’s activities, a visit to an IKEA store is meant to feel like so much more than a shopping trip; the aim is to provide a fun, family day out. It’s no surprise, then, that when the design team at […]

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Legrand Shading Systems Adds New Fabrics, Includes Designer Collections

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Legrand Shading Systems has announced the launch of its new fabrics featuring designer collections from Coulisse, Twitchell, Phifer and more. The curated collections feature new decorative, solar screen, sustainable and room-darkening options. With this latest release, Legrand now offers 753 fabrics in its portfolio. These collections from Legrand Shading Systems will dress up any space. […]

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Ever Wanted an In-ceiling Speaker Embedded With Bluetooth and Alexa? Lithe Audio Just Launched One

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Lithe Audio today announced that its lineup of all-in-one ceiling, surface and garden speakers is now available to the U.S. market. Lithe Audio’s in-ceiling speakers feature woven glass fiber woofer cones, titanium tweeters and Class D amplifiers pretuned for in-ceiling use, while Alexa and OK Google support provides voice control. The company’s Bluetooth 5.0 Ceiling […]

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Marshall Electronics Adds CV420e Digital PTZ Camera

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Marshall Electronics added a 4K resolution ePTZ camera in the form of the CV420e, its first-ever digital PTZ (ePTZ) camera. The CV420e is designed for professional broadcast and ProAV applications including professional sporting events, reality television, broadcast trucks, weather vehicles and a range of AV installations that require an ultra-high quality networkable video source. The […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 6 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

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LAVNCH WEEK is back and better than ever with LAVNCH WEEK 6! Held virtually Oct. 24-27, this is the must-attend event for ProAV professionals.  Sponsorship opportunities are available for the industry’s #1 virtual event — watch the video below to learn more about sponsoring LAVNCH WEEK 6. “LAVNCH WEEK has been the ProAV industry’s flagship […]

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What is USB4 and Why Should You Care? Legrand’s White Paper Tells You

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C2G is helping to educate AV and technology professionals on the ins and outs of USB4 and Type-C interfaces in its latest white paper, “A Comprehensive Guide to USB4 & Type-C for AV Pros.” The white paper, written by Legrand’s AV Technology Evangelist Joseph D. Cornwall, CTS-D/I, provides foundational knowledge of these new standards so […]

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Prolights Releases ArcShine Series Architectural Lighting Fixtures for Permanent Outdoor Installations

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Prolights adds to its range of architectural lighting fixtures for permanent outdoor installations with the new ArcShine series. These are linear LED fixtures are available in four sizes, 100-centimeter with 18 LEDs (split in two sections) and 50-centimeter with nine LEDs. The medium power M18FC and M9FC units have 72W or 36W RGB+WW LED emitters, […]

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DTEN Releases PoE Version of DTEN Mate

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DTEN announced a new PoE version of DTEN Mate; an Ethernet-enabled DTEN Mate (PoE) joins its wireless counterpart as a personal certified Zoom Rooms device. Both versions of DTEN Mate can serve as Zoom Rooms Controller (ZRC) and Zoom Rooms Scheduler (ZRS). Both PoE and Wi-Fi versions offer solutions for managing meetings through Zoom Rooms […]

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Are You Taking Guitar Center Seriously in ProAV? If Not, You Should

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Guitar Center announced that its Business Solutions division has acquired Cutting Edge Systems Corporation, a technology installation firm in New England as a part of its aggressive growth strategy for the company’s Business Solution Group. The acquisition brings Cutting Edge’s comprehensive integration services under the umbrella of the Audio Visual Design Group (AVDG), a commercial […]

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Are You A New ProAV, HomeAV or UCC Company — Consider The Launchpad at CEDIA Expo

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CEDIA Expo just announced “The Launchpad.” The Launchpad creates “a necessary platform for new companies to introduce their brand and technology to the residential technology industry.” The Launchpad is designed to highlight brands that have been in business for less than three years and have never exhibited at CEDIA Expo. CEDIA Expo introduced The Launchpad […]

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ProAV Market to Reach $263 Billion According to 2022 AVIXA IOTA Report

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According to AVIXA, 2022 the ProAV market will be reaching $263 billion globally; all published in AVIXA’s 2022 Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA). Growth moderates in the coming years to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9% from 2022 to 2027. While this is due in part to the slow-down in economic expansion […]

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HDTV Supply Releases WolfPackSilver 16×32 HDMI Matrix Switcher

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HDTV Supply added a WolfPackSilver 16×32 HDMI Matrix Switcher to their family of HDMI Matrix Switch products. The WolfPackSilver 1080p 16×32 HDMI Matrix Switch allows switching and distribution of 16 HDMI inputs to 32 HDMI outputs in any combination (any input to be routed to any output or same input to be routed to all output). Features: Supports 1080p at […]

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Crestron Electronics Adds DM Lite Transmitters, Receivers for Extending HDMI and USB-C Signals

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Crestron Electronics today announced the DM Lite transmitters and receivers for extending HDMI and USB-C signals. DM Lite transmitters and receivers support peripheral extensions of video resolutions up to 4K@40 (4:4:4) and supports enterprise-grade security protocols and the latest security standard in enterprise content protection, HDCP 2.3. Because USB-C is a connection point in personal […]

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Covid Releases EC-HD31 8K HDMI Cable

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Covid has announced a new HDMI cable, the EC-HD31 8K HDMI, a non-plenum cable but is capable of passing 8K signals. Backward compatible for 4K/60 4:4:4 resolutions, the new 15-foot high-quality 48-Gbps HDMI cable supports ultra-high-speed 8K@60 (7680×4320) 4:4:4 deep color sampling as well as 8K100/120, 10K50/60, and up to 10K/100/120. Covid’s flexible 48-Gbps 8K […]

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Maxhub Intros New Integrated LED Wall Display With Picture-by-Picture and Picture-in-Picture Functionalities

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Maxhub introduced the LM165A07 Integrated LED Wall Display. As a member of the company’s Raptor Series, Maxhub says the LM165A07 is native 1920 x 1080 in a 165-inch form factor. Featuring integrated video processing, support for PBP (Picture By Picture) functionality, which separates the screen in half — displaying output from two different source devices […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Return of Innovation Hub

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CEDIA Expo announced the return of the Innovation Hub, a programming feature focused on emerging technologies and industry-trending presentations from show exhibitors. The Innovation Hub will feature topics focused on resimercial, work from home, outdoor living, lighting, security solutions and others. CEDIA says the Innovation Hub is designed as an all-in-one platform to provide attendees […]

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Want to Put on a Hybrid Event Seen by Thousands (Not Hundreds)? Do What DPAA Did — Use LAVNCH

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DPAA is a global trade marketing association connecting out-of-home media with the advertising community while moving out-of-home (OOH) to digital. The member-based association is a business accelerator that fosters collaboration between agencies and the DOOH community, providing industry-wide research and best practices in mobile integration and programmatic areas, and promoting the effectiveness of DOOH advertising. […]

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AVer Information Releases New NDI AI Auto Tracking PTZ Streaming Camera

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AVer Information announced the TR323NV2 4K 21X NDI AI Auto Tracking PTZ Streaming camera. The TR323NV2 includes 21X optical zoom and an 8MP camera with 4K Ultra HD resolution and features built-in advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technology with a “human detection” algorithm that allows you to track your speaker (full or half body) or pre-set […]

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Why You Should Consider Selling Office Furniture, Or at Least Consider Space Design

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I’ve read Barco’s new survey of 1200 executives across 13 countries to find out how the office is changing and how workspaces are used — and it’s enlightening. My biggest takeaway? The business I want to be in right now is selling office furniture and the tech to support it! In my opinion, that’s exactly where AV […]

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Starke Sound Fiera Multichannel Amplifiers Now Available

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Starke Sound introduced the Fiera multichannel amplifiers, built for very high-end sound and surround audio as well as immersive systems for both film soundtrack and music reproduction in their homes. The Fiera4 ($1,499) is a second-generation, four-channel, Class D amp using the architecture and proprietary technology found in previous Starke designs, and can be bridged for two- […]

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