The JBL Pro EON700 Series Receives True Wireless Stereo Audio Streaming Update

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Launched earlier this year, the JBL Pro EON700 Series has become a popular portable PA solution for houses of worship and corporate AV providers. JBL Professional just announced that True Wireless Stereo (TWS) Audio Streaming has just been added to all EON700 Series speakers, via a free firmware update, using the JBL Pro Connect app. […]

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C2G’s New Thunderbolt 4 Docking Station Transforms Laptops into Desktop Solutions

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Today C2G announced the availability of its new Thunderbolt 4 USB-C 10-in-1 Dual Display Docking Station Featuring Ethernet, USB, an SD card reader, 3.5mm audio and power delivery up to 90W — 4K 60Hz, the new docking station is designed to transform Thunderbolt 4-enabled laptops into total desktop solutions. The TAA-compliant Thunderbolt 4 USB-C 10-in-1 […]

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Snap One’s WattBox is Now Available to the APAC and EMEA Markets

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Snap One has announced the international launch of all IP-enabled WattBox SKUs into the APAC and EMEA markets for the first time since the brand’s inception. These new devices are available for immediate purchase in the EMEA region and APAC regions. International availability will enable Partners across the globe to utilize the power protection, surge […]

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Nice is Now Shipping its Gefen Matrix Controller for Large-Scale Applications

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Today Nice announced it’s shipping the Gefen AVoIP Matrix Controller for controlling compatible video- and KVM-over-IP-based extenders within the same network. Now available to integrators, the new Matrix Controller can control and distribute content for environments such as sports arenas and is flexible enough to also manage large video walls, digital signage, luxury entertainment and […]

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Sidekick for Shades, Sidekick Scene Offers Integrators a Versatile Solution to Home Control

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Bond Home has launched two keypads for home tech professionals: Sidekick for Shades and Sidekick Scene. Sidekick for Shades ($79 MSRP) is a universal remote capable of operating window shades and awnings that utilize Rollease, Somfy, Dooya, Nice and AMP motors. Sidekick’s 5-channel buttons can be programmed for individual or batch control. No bridge or […]

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Legrand’s Vantage Lighting Fixture Alliance Notes Continued Growth

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Legrand’s lighting control brand Vantage announced that its lighting fixture alliance has been a marked success with continued growth. Introduced in 2021, the alliance enables partnerships with leading light fixture manufacturers to provide AV installers, interior designers, architects and other home design professionals with color-tunable fixtures to fit any project need and seamlessly integrate with […]

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Learn How Labor Installation Standards Impact Your Bottom Line

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Why are labor installation standards important in ProAV and how do they impact the bottom line? You can find the answer to that question — and more — during a December 20 LAVNCH & LEARN with NSCA. Earlier this fall, NSCA released updated Labor Installation Standard guidelines to help AV professionals improve and maintain project […]

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Dealerscope Magazine Selects Melody Craigmyle for ‘2022 Most Powerful Women in Consumer Technology’ Award

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Almo Corporation announced Monday that Vice President of Marketing and Communications Melody Craigmyle has been selected as one of Dealerscope Magazine’s 2022 Most Powerful Women in Consumer Technology. Dealerscope’s Most Powerful Women in Consumer Technology is an annual program that acknowledges the “contributions of women to the betterment of the consumer technology business.” Despite challenging […]

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Why Pay Equity Matters in ProAV

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Pay equity is the concept of providing equal pay to employees with similar job functions, regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity or other status. Seems like a no-brainer, but recent AVIXA research has indicated there is a large wage gap in ProAV — one in terms of race and the other in terms of sex. […]

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Nanolumens Receives DCI Certification for Its Engage Series dvLED Product

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Nanolumens has announced that they have received DCI certification for its Engage Series dvLED product. Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) was created in March 2002 and is a joint venture of Disney, Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal and Warner Bros. Studios. DCI’s primary purpose is to establish and document voluntary specifications for an open architecture […]

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SANUS’ New HDMI Cables Provide Single-cable Solution for Home Theater Audio and Video

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SANUS added 8K and 4K HDMI cables to its lineup. Now shipping, the SANUS 8K Ultra High Speed and 4K Premium High Speed HDMI cables provide a throughput for home theater audio and video in a single-cable solution. Offering an ideal way to connect devices such as streaming boxes, Blu-ray players and gaming consoles to […]

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WiCT Extends Legacy Award Submission Deadline

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Women in Consumer Technology (WiCT) has extended the submission deadline for its annual Legacy Awards until November 22. The awards, held annually, celebrate inspirational women who are pioneers in the consumer technology field. “Who are the women in our industry that have inspired you? Who do you want to emulate in your career? These are […]

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Luminii HŌM Curated Products Now Available

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Luminii announced the immediate availability of the company’s Luminii HŌM brand of curated products to the residential AV integrator channel. Luminii says residential integrators can expect “configuration tools, step-by-step lighting design guides, available design services, product knowledge in the form of presentations, specification sheets, scheduled trainings, showroom discounts and demo kits featuring the Luminii HŌM […]

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CEDIA Appoints Stephan Goodhue, Jennifer Mallett, James Ratcliffe to Board of Directors

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CEDIA announces three newly elected directors who will join the CEDIA board of directors for the 2023-2025 term: Stephan Goodhue, Jennifer Mallett and James Ratcliffe. “Stephan, Jen, and James bring an abundance of home technology experience and much-needed, fresh perspectives to the board,” said David Weinstein, chair of the CEDIA board of directors. “Their resumes […]

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Ryan Knavel Joins Nice as the Director of Sales, USA-West

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Nice today announces that Ryan Knavel has joined the company as Director of Sales, USA-West. Knavel will lead sales for the western United States with a focus on establishing and growing the local markets. Teams under Knavel’s direction will assist Nice partners in accessing innovative solutions — all from a single source. The announcement follows […]

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Snap One Enters Partnership With Digital Watchdog

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Snap One announced a partnership with Digital Watchdog, a surveillance and video analytics company. There have been 51 Digital Watchdog SKUs added to Local Partner Stores nationwide, and Snap One will be releasing this curated product mix on its eCommerce platform in Q1. Digital Watchdog offers complete solutions including a Video Management System (VMS), edge analytics […]

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Pure Resonance Audio Debuts BTR1 Bluetooth Audio Receiver

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Pure Resonance Audio just debuted a Bluetooth audio receiver — the BTR1 with a wireless range of up to 100 feet. The BTR1 streams high-resolution audio to a commercial sound system from any Bluetooth-enabled device. Key features of the BTR1: Full dynamic range with low background noise, distortion and reduced audio delay. Integrated with Bluetooth […]

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ClearOne Announces Unite 60 Wide-Angle 4K USB Camera

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ClearOne announced a wide-angle 4K USB camera featuring AI-powered face and voice tracking, along with electronic PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom) capabilities, in the form of the ClearOne Unite 60 4K camera. With a 120-degree field of view, and a plug-and-play USB 3.0 connection for video, control and power, the new Unite 60 camera is ideally suited for […]

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Legrand’s Vantage Adds Lucifer Lighting, Pairs With LHUMAN Human Centric Lighting Solution

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Legrand’s lighting control brand Vantage added Lucifer Lighting — known for unobtrusive architectural lighting fixtures, the company’s lighting fixtures are created with a deep understanding of architecture and design that pairs with Vantage’s LHUMAN Human Centric Lighting (HCL) solution. Lucifer Lighting products include AtmosTM, 2 Series, Fraxion3, Fraxion4, Monopoint, Cylinder, Squillinder, Track and more. These fixtures […]

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Poly Announces Studio X Are the First Android-Based Single-Codec Video Appliances for Google Meet

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Poly announced that its Studio X video bars will be the first Android-based, single-codec video appliances for Google Meet. The Studio X Family joins Poly’s growing list of devices certified for Google Meet, Google Voice and Chrome OS, so users can look and sound their best on every call. The entire Poly Studio X family, […]

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Electro-Voice Announces Everse 8 Battery-Powered Loudspeaker With Bluetooth Audio, Control

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Electro-Voice has announced the Everse 8; a weatherized battery-powered loudspeaker with Bluetooth audio and control. The first battery-powered loudspeaker from Electro-Voice and the first weatherized model of its type, Everse 8 can be used for live music, vocal reinforcement and/or audio playback, musicians, DJs, production/rental companies, fitness/activity instructors and other professional, amateur and recreational users. […]

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The Music People Debuts On-Stage DB100 Laptop DI Box

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The Music People has debuted On-Stage’s new DB100 Laptop DI Box, which eliminates noise and ground loops that often occur when using consumer audio devices with a P.A. system. Users can simply connect the DB100 Laptop DI Box’s 3.5-mm plug into the headphone jack of a laptop or digital music player, and the compact DI will automatically convert […]

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Deep Innovations’ PoolScout Wins Launchpad TechStarter Program at CEDIA Expo 2022

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CEDIA Expo introduced new residential brands with the Launchpad and TechStarter programs. During CEDIA Expo 2022, the TechStarter program offered Launchpad exhibitors the opportunity to pitch their business models to a panel of industry judges. PoolScout, powered by Deep Innovations, was selected as the grand prize winner of the Launchpad’s TechStarter program at CEDIA Expo 2022. Deep Innovations […]

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Snap One Acquires Parasol

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Snap One announced the acquisition of Parasol Tuesday, a 24/7 remote support service based on OvrC, creating new opportunities for Snap One Partners to focus on running their business while “increasing profitability, productivity and service levels to their customers.” The acquisition builds on Snap One’s strategic investment in Parasol last year and affirms its commitment to […]

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SoundTube Entertainment Adds New Line Array Speakers in White With Updated Aluminum Casing

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SoundTube Entertainment has released the LA880i-IIand LA808i-II line array speakers in white with an updated aluminum casing. The new array aesthetic was initially introduced in 2021. SoundTube LA880i-II’s proprietary LAPS (Line Array-Point Source) three-way design provides a “very short near-field extent and hearty far-field performance to create clear and concise sound.” The LA880i-II maintains a more consistent ratio of array […]

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Snap One Joins ONVIF Forum

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Snap One has joined the ONVIF open forum, a group for standards of interoperability of IP-based physical security products. The company’s inaugural ONVIF-supported product lines include the new Luma x20 surveillance cameras and ClareVision security solutions, enabling Snap One Partners to immediately add these products to existing ONVIF-compatible systems. Snap’s initial ONVIF-compatible products include a full range of Luma x20 […]

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Mackie Adds to M•Caster Studio, New Flagship of M•Caster Series

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Mackie, a world leader in high-quality professional audio products, announces M•Caster Studio, the new flagship of its M•Caster Series of livestreaming mixers. Designed to be the heart and hub of your livestreaming setup, M•Caster Studio was created to be the ultimate professional audio solution for Twitch-based gamers, YouTube Live creators, podcasters and livestreaming professionals. Mackie’s […]

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Join Us for a Fact-Based Supply Chain Discussion

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Are you sick of supply chain issues and wondering when they will end? Join Gary Kayye as he leads a panel of AV professionals in a fact-based discussion on the supply chain crisis and when product shortages will be solved during LAVNCH WEEK 6. “The problematic supply chain is important to all of us, because […]

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