Sharp NEC Display Solutions Releases NC2403ML Laser Projector


Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced the availability of the NC2403ML laser projector, the latest upgraded model in its digital cinema projection series. The NC2403ML offers a replaceable RB laser module and a laser light source lifespan of up to 50,000* hours. The model is the ideal projection solution for theaters with medium and large screens […]

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intoPIX Updates JPEG XS Codecs, Adds ‘Flawless Imaging Profile’ in TicoXS FIP Codec


intoPIX has improved its JPEG XS codecs with the addition of something called the Flawless Imaging Profile (FIP) in its “TicoXS FIP” Codec. The JPEG XS codecs are used by many AV-over-IP manufacturers (including Crestron in its NVX lineup).  The lightweight TicoXS FIP FPGA cores and software implementations allow the extension of both 4K and 8K AV […]

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LG Finally Enters UCC Market With New Interactive Displays and Wireless Sharing Tech


LG Business Solutions USA announced the LG One: Quick series of conferencing and collaboration solutions LCDs. The series includes the 55-inch all-in-one LG One:Quick Works videoconferencing display (model 55CT5WJ), a 43-inch LG One:Quick Flex touch display (model 43HT3WJ) and the LG One:Quick Share (model SC-00DA) wireless presentation system. The presentation system plugs into the USB […]

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Snap One Intros Episode WAKE In-wall Bluetooth Amp


Snap One introduced the innovative Episode WAKE Amp, an in-wall amplifier that connects to Bluetooth audio devices and voice assistants to deliver a music solution for new or existing multiroom or single-room audio systems. Episode’s WAKE Amp connects to speakers already set up throughout the property. Featuring Bluetooth connectivity with a 100-foot range, WAKE Amp […]

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DSP Concepts and LG Electronics Partner To Develop GP9 UltraGear Gaming Speaker


DSP Concepts announced its work with LG Electronics to develop the UltraGear Gaming Speaker (GP9), the first gaming speaker with built-in voice communication running Audio Weaver TalkTogether technology. The GP9 speaker delivers full-duplex gameplay, which requires no headset. By partnering with DSP Concepts, LG has been able to accelerate the development process to bring the […]

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NORTEK CONTROL Offers Free Expo Pass to International Business Show 2022


NORTEK CONTROL announced it will attend the 2022 International Builders’ Show, IBS, in booth #W5571. The show will take place Feb. 8-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The NAHB International Builders’ Show is an annual event that educates and connects the residential construction community. The show consists of product launches, construction […]

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C2G Releases Performance Series Ultra Flexible Active High Speed HDMI Cables Portfolio


C2G announced it is now offering a complete portfolio of C2G Performance Series Ultra Flexible Active High Speed HDMI Cables. The cables are available in a variety of lengths from 12 feet to 50 feet and amplify the signal from the source to send it over longer distances without degrading the signal. Active HDMI cables […]

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McIntosh Intros New C12000 Preamplifier


McIntosh announced the C12000 Preamplifier, a two-chassis design that isolates the audio section from the control and power sections, resulting in the purest sound reproduction possible. The C12000 is comprised of the C12000 Controller Module and the C12000 Preamplifier Module. All power control, data ports and external control connections are located within the C12000 Controller, […]

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Bower & Wilkins Offers New Versions of 700 Series Standmounts and Loudspeakers


Bowers & Wilkins has launched two new versions of its 705 Signature standmount and 702 Signature floor-standing loudspeakers. Available in Midnight Blue Metallic paint, the 705 Signature and 702 Signature models feature the same drive unit design and crossover componentry as the existing Datuk Gloss-finished 700 Series Signature models. Both Midnight Blue Metallic loudspeakers feature […]

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CEDIA Recognizes 2021 CEDIA Awards Winners of the Americas Region, Highlights Global Honorees and Manufacturers


During a virtual ceremony commemorating the finest work in home technology integration, CEDIA announced the winners of the 2021 CEDIA Awards in the Americas region as well as global honorees and manufacturers. The virtual show was supported by headline sponsor Savant, Lifetime Achievement sponsor Snap One and associate sponsors Lutron, Sonos and Somfy. Winning projects in the […]

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Automotive Audio Shifting to Software as an All-Electric Future Approaches


By Alexandre Jornod Futuresource Consulting Cars are becoming smart and connected, opening up a wide range of new use cases and business models for the audio industry, as explored in a new report from Futuresource Consulting. Although global car sales were heavily impacted in 2019 and 2020, long-term market growth is expected, with car ownership growing […]

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Digital Projection’s Radiance LED Creates Luxury Pool Space in Hamptons Home


After a long week at the office, few things compare to a comfortable home, a cold drink, and watching your favorite sports team take on their most bitter rival. For many celebrities and New York City’s elite, this often means getting away for the weekend and unwinding in the Hamptons – a community comprised of […]

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ISE 2022 Redesigns Show Floor With Six New Technology Zones


Exhibitors are signing up to take part in ISE 2022! Over 700 exhibitors have already committed, including bellwether brands Barco, Crestron, KNX, Kramer, LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony — to name just a few! The show floor has been redesigned and will also feature a brand-new Discovery Zone, highlighting 40 new companies exhibiting for the […]

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WALL-SMART Now Shipping Flush Mounts Customized for Apple iPad Mini 6 Tablet


WALL-SMART is shipping flush mounts customized for Apple’s recently released iPad Mini 6 tablet. You can order it with or without an audio grille for installation in drywall during construction and mounts with bezels for retrofit applications as well as mounts for installation in solid surfaces like marble, wood and concrete are available. WALL-SMART’s new flush […]

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Crestron Electronics Adds Battery-Powered Shades to Its Home Lineup


Crestron Electronics today announces the expansion of their custom shade portfolio with the addition of Crestron Battery-Powered Shades that natively integrates with the Crestron Home platform. Crestron’s shading portfolio now includes wired, wireless and battery-powered options. As part of the native integration with Crestron Home, battery life will be calculated and proactively communicated to notify […]

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Leon Speakers Partners With Logitech for New Collaboration Program


Continuing to expand its presence in the ProAV market, Leon announced that it has partnered with Logitech as part of the company’s “Logitech Collaboration Program” (LCP). This new partnership between the two companies provides integrators with functional and design-friendly technology solutions for videoconferencing spaces and makes specifying a Leon/Logitech solution simple by pre-validating the fit, […]

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Door Bird Expands D21x Series of Door Intercoms by Incorporating Integrated Fingerprint Sensors


Door Bird is expanding its product portfolio to include door intercoms with an integrated fingerprint sensor. IP video door stations of the D21x series are now equipped with fingerprint technology from Fingerprint Cards AB, a leading global biometrics company based in Sweden. This enables biometric authentication via fingerprint. Each door intercom features an HD wide-angle camera, motion sensor and […]

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Why Partner With Snap One?


THIS IS A PROMOTED POST Who is Snap One? Founded in 2005 by custom integrators, Snap One was created to provide integrators with better technology and smarter solutions for their businesses. Today, Snap One is partnered with over 15,000 AV, IT and security professionals and manufactures and distributes over 5,000 products in multiple technology categories […]

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Modulo Pi Expands Tools Dedicated to 3D Projects, Offers Discounted Month of Kinetic Designer 2D+3D


Modulo Pi announced the reinforcement of its tools dedicated to 3D projection study and show simulation. Modulo Pi’s tools are embedded in the Modulo Kinetic media server platform or are available as a dongle-based license. Creatives and operators can rely on these capabilities to shape their projects and share their vision with teams and clients. […]

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C2G Now Shipping the Performance Series Ultra High Speed HDMI Cables With Ethernet


C2G announced that the Performance Series Ultra High Speed HDMI cables with Ethernet are now shipping. Offering up to 48Gbps (yes, that means you can do full 4K uncompressed), the cables support all HDMI 2.1 features, including uncompressed 8K at 60Hz and 4K at 120Hz, dynamic HDR and eARC. C2G’s Performance Series cables support dynamic HDR […]

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Audio-Technica Now Shipping AT-BHA100 Balanced Headphone Amplifier and AT-DAC100 Digital-to-Analog Converter


Audio-Technica is now shipping its AT-BHA100 balanced headphone amplifier and AT-DAC100 digital-to-analog converter. Audio-Technica’s AT-BHA100 headphone amplifier ($999) builds upon the AT-HA5050H and AT-HA22TUBE models and offers improved sound. The AT-BHA100 employs four JJ Electronic ECC83S vacuum tubes, one for each audio circuit and four power transistors. The left and right channels and the balanced amplifier circuits are […]

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Xyte Hardware-as-a-Service Platform Offers Cloud Services to Hardware Manufacturing Businesses


Xyte is a new company offering what it calls a “Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) cloud platform.” Founders Omer Brookstein and Boris Dinkevich came from separate industries on the way to founding the platform — their common interest in the cloud as a transformational business driver brought them together to establish Xyte, formerly known as SyncPro, in early […]

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What’s Up With LAVNCH: November Events


THE rAVe Agency has been busy planning and preparing tons of new LAVNCH & LEARNs and events. These events are educational and informative to help out both the new and experienced AV pros in our industry. From educational sessions on the newest tech to encouraging series on getting hired, we’ve got something for everyone. Let’s […]

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Viking Electronics Releases E-20TF-IP Touch-Free Entry Phone


Viking Electronics’ surface-mounted VoIP SIP entry phone now has a touch-free option. The E-20TF-IP entry phone replaces the standard push button with a motion sensor to reduce the transmission of germs, bacteria and viruses from shared use of a physical button. When the motion sensor is activated, the built-in five-number autodialer calls through all programmed […]

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Snap One Expands Home Control Experience Through Control4 Partnership With

Snap One is expanding the availability of artificial intelligence in the home via a Control4 driver and exclusive distribution agreement with Immediately available on the online driver database is an updated driver that is now Control4 Certified and SDDP capable. The driver can now import Control4 advanced lighting scenes and offers deeper integration with […]

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McIntosh Releases the MC3500 Vacuum Tube Amplifier Mk II


McIntosh announced the MC3500 Vacuum Tube Amplifier Mk II. The amplifier offers 350 Watts of power and is upgraded with modern components. The MC3500 Mk II uses McIntosh’s Unity Coupled Circuit output transformer, allowing the full 350 Watts to be safely delivered to the speaker. It has a fully balanced driver section that utilizes three […]

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HTA Announces Collaboration With NARI for Educational Remodeling Resources


The Home Technology Association (HTA) announced a collaboration initiative with NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry). Through this new arrangement, HTA will provide NARI members access to HTA’s library of educational resources, including articles, webinars and videos that have proven beneficial in educating, inspiring and engaging general contractors, remodeling professionals, architects, designers and specifiers. In […]

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CEDIA Hires Amanda Beckner as Vice President of Education and Training


CEDIA, the global trade association for the home technology industry, announced that it has hired Amanda Beckner, CTS, as vice president of education and training. Beckner has over two decades of experience in association management, learning program development, and the audiovisual industry. As vice president of learning at AVIXA, she led the digital transformation of […]

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SecuringAV: The iPhone Spyware Vulnerability


What YOU Can Do To Prevent Hackers From Hijacking Your Smart Device’s Microphone   For each column in this series, rAVe writer Paul Konikowski takes a deeper dive into a recent security event or data breach, shedding light on supply chain vulnerabilities, infrastructure and cyber-physical security. OMG, did you watch the Apple “Unleashed” stream? No, not the […]

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