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


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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Wisycom Announces BFL1 RF-over-Fiber Interface


Wisycom just announced the BFL1 RF-over-fiber interface. A compact module, the BFL1 is a new way for users to support RF coverage and distribution requirements without concern for cable loss. Expanding on Wisycom’s existing RF-over-fiber solutions, the BFL1 features selectable filters, expanded dynamic range, and a long-range Bluetooth 5 programming link. Replacing the need for […]

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Extron Adds Two New Size Options for SB 33A Adjustable Width Sound Bar


Extron has launched two new sizes for its SB 33A Adjustable Width Sound Bar. These new sizes accommodate displays from 82″ to 100″ in width in addition to the existing sizes that support displays down to 46″. The SB 33A can be customized onsite to precisely match the width of the display, offering “high performance […]

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


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


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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Portable, Powered, PERFECT! The Need for ‘Anywhere Audio’


By Rob Voorhees Exertis Almo Allow me to paint a picture for you: The weather outside is in the high 80s — bright sun, not a cloud in the sky and you decide to take full advantage and head to the beach for the day. You pack all the essentials: sunscreen, drinks/food, maybe a book […]

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Professional Amplifiers Market Still in Disarray, Though Lucrative Future Ahead


By James Kirby Futuresource Consulting As live events return in force, the professional amplifiers market continues to see strong levels of recovery. There remain some significant challenges for the industry, however revenues are on track to reach new heights over the coming years. A new report from Futuresource Consulting sets the scene for full recovery […]

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YoloLiv Launches YoloCast Cloud-Based Service Platform for Production Applications


YoloLiv just launched something called YoloCast, a cloud-based service for production applications. YoloCast is aimed at broadcasters who are looking to embed a player inside their own websites with just copy and paste. YoloCast supports both live and on-demand streaming on every plan and can stream up to 1080p@60fps. YoloCast allows users to multistream their […]

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Optoma Intros ZH507 5,500-Lumen Native 1080P Projector


Optoma just introduced the ZH507 native1080p laser projector with 5,500 lumens that the company is aiming at large venues, museums, houses of worship and ProAV. It’s a one-chip DLP. The Optoma ZH507 is spec’d at 300,000:1 contrast ratio with up to 30,000 hours of operation along with built-in vertical lens shift, four-corner correction, auto keystone […]

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Sound Devices Releases A20-RX Two-Channel Diversity Receiver


Sound Devices is shipping the A20-RX, a two-channel diversity receiver with SpectraBand technology. SpectraBand gives the A20-RX receiver and A20-Mini transmitter a tuning range: 470 MHz-1525 MHz. Sound Devices says the A20-RX also features high-discrimination front-end filtering for better performance in noisy RF environments and Frequency AutoAssign for faster setup. The receiver is compatible with […]

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


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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Kiloview Debuts N50 12G-SDI Bidirectional Converter


Kiloview debuted a 12G-SDI bidirectional converter dubbed the N50 —it will be able to convert 12G-SDI to NDI and NDI to 12G-SDI, and will also support the direct transmission of USB to NDI signals by integrating both NDI and NDI|HX into one converter. Kiloview aims the AV-over-IP converter with no compression at video transmission environments, […]

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Part 2: What I Learned About the Industry by (Not Attending ISE or InfoComm, But) Watching 2,000 Product Videos


Part 2: AV-Over-IP, Software-Based AV and AI This is part 2 of an article about all the things I noticed from ISE and InfoComm this year, two shows to which I didn’t go, but as the editor in charge of video titling for rAVe [PUBS] for both, I did watch pretty much every video the […]

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Looking to the Future: Standardization May Offer More Wins Than Losses


As AV designers, we naturally want to find ways to standardize things. Whether it’s a process, hardware design, finding IO (input and output) “typicals” or programming and control protocol standards, the goal is to simplify the entire workflow process. It’s like this for our entire industry: Technicians become familiar with the typical deployments and related […]

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Clear-Com Upgrades Intercom System at King Jesus Church in Miami, Florida


King Jesus Church in Miami, Florida is taking their production to the next level with a recent upgrade to its Clear-Com intercom system. The upgrade incorporated their existing Clear-Com Encore analog partyline intercom system and now additionally includes an Eclipse HX digital matrix system fitted with an E-IPA card, FreeSpeak II digital wireless transceivers and belt packs, HelixNet digital partyline, LQ Series of IP interfaces and […]

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AVer Information Releases New NDI AI Auto Tracking PTZ Streaming Camera


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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Wisycom App for Symphony Series Wireless Mic Now Available


Wisycom Srl announced the availability of its new Wisycom App for the Symphony Series wireless microphone system, available for iOS and Android. Accompanying the release of the app are firmware enhancements to the line, which includes the MCR54 four-channel and MCR54-Dual two-channel true-diversity portable receivers, and the MTP60 bodypack transmitter. Similar to the Wisycom Manager […]

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Waves Audio Cloud MX Audio Mixer Now Available


Waves Audio just announced the availability of the Cloud MX Audio Mixer, a 100% cloud-based audio mixer for cloud broadcast environments. Cloud MX Audio Mixer delivers audio, mix control and creative processing capabilities with Waves plug-in integration — all in a scalable, remotely operated, broadcast-ready cloud workflow Broadcasters and media organizations can now add audio […]

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Blaze Audio Releases PowerZone Connect Power Amplifiers


Blaze Audio announced the PowerZone Connect Series of power amplifiers. They include four models — the PowerZone Connect 122, PowerZone Connect 252, PowerZone Connect 254 and PowerZone Connect 504. Blaze says all are considered “smart amplifiers” that offer ultra-compact, half rack, 1RU form factors, can drive both conventional low impedance (4Ω to 16Ω) loudspeakers and […]

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Want to Send DisplayPort Signals up to 8K Over 5 Miles for Less Than $1200? DVIGear Can Do That!


DVIGear has introduced the DVI-7380, a cost-effective DisplayPort Optical Extender that supports a wide array of signal types, provides long-distance extension over a single fiber cable and boosts ultra-high resolutions up to 8K (UHD) at 30Hz (4:4:4). The DVI-7380 supports DisplayPort 1.4 HBR3 signals with data rates up to 8.1Gbps/channel (32.4Gbps aggregate), resolutions up to […]

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Vanco International’s New PA-EXMIX Can Extend Audio Signals Up to 984 Feet


Vanco International announces additions to the PulseAudio line that will allow audio technicians to extend multiple audio sources up to 984 feet (300 m) over a single Cat 5e/6 cable. Perfect for either installed or live applications, these two new products enable simple and affordable analog audio capture and transmission. The PA-EXMIX extends analog audio signals […]

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The Church For All Nations Solves Wireless Challenges With Components From RF Venue


Ashland, MA, USA, June 22, 2022 — The Church For All Nations in Colorado Springs, CO, had a problem. Actually, they had a multifaceted problem: its RF wireless microphone and IEM systems were experiencing regular dropouts and signal fades during services and even rehearsals. The RF products the church was employing, such as antennas and combiners, were […]

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C2G Releases Retractable Universal Mount 4K HDMI Dongle Adapter Ring


C2G just debuted a Retractable Universal Mount 4K HDMI Dongle Adapter Ring. Available through ConnectXpress, Legrand’s on-demand cabling connectivity expert, integrators can “select and build an Adapter Ring with the exact connectors they need for any installation.” Using ConnectXpress, building a custom HDMI Adapter Ring is done in three easy steps: Select the mount. Choose between […]

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Part 1: What I Learned About the Industry by (Not Attending ISE or InfoComm, But) Watching 2,000 Product Videos


Part 1: UCC and Display Technologies I didn’t go to ISE in Barcelona this year, or InfoComm in Las Vegas just a few weeks later, but as the editor in charge of video titling for rAVe [PUBS] for both, I did watch pretty much every video the team shot from both show floors, which was […]

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Sennheiser Adds Merging Technologies; Will Align With Neumann.Berlin

Chalk it up to the list of strangely worded press releases, but acquisitions sometimes have to tread carefully because they are works in progress rather than completed deeds. A joint announcement declares Germany’s Georg Neumann GmbH and Swiss digital audio specialist Merging Technologies will be working closer together — because both are now fully part […]

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DiGiCo Announces the Release of Its Latest Version 3.0 Software Update


DiGiCo just announced the release of its latest Version 3.0 software update, increasing the processing power of its small-footprint, cost-effective S-Series consoles. Version 3.0 offers an optional software expansion that increases the channel count from 48 to 60 flexi channels and 24 flexi busses, turning S-Series consoles into an S21+ or an S31+. V3.0 includes two new […]

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Blaze Audio Announces the PowerZone Series of Install Power Amplifiers


  Blaze Audio, a subsidiary of Pascal A/S of Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark, just announced the PowerZone Series of install power amplifiers. Consisting of three models — the PowerZone 252, PowerZone 505 and PowerZone 1004. These power amplifiers can deliver both Lo-Z (4/8 ohm) or Hi-Z (70/100V) loads on any channel. Integrated with Powershare technology, the amplifier’s total […]

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PTZOptics and MIDI Association to Bring Configurable MIDI Control to the Line of PTZOptics Robotic Cameras


PTZOptics and the MIDI Association are bringing fully configurable MIDI control to the line of PTZOptics robotic cameras. Starting with the PTZOptics 12X-NDI and SDI cameras, PTZOptics will roll out direct MIDI control to their current generation camera line via a free firmware update. Users will be able to map camera commands including setting presets, call, pan, tilt, zoom in, zoom out, […]

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Trade Show Season Is a Time to Support Diversity


rAVe [PUBS] and many other industry publications have written recently about the great work of the AVIXA Women’s Council and its partnership with Rosie Riveters. Since this has been written about in many places, I won’t rewrite everything here. There are a few points I would like to make, however. First, it is fantastic to […]

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Crest Audio Introduces the PCX Series of Digital Matrix Speaker Management Processors


Crest Audio introduced the PCX Series of digital matrix speaker management processors. Each of the three units in the PCX Series offers processing technology with inputs/outputs that can be routed in multiple configurations to meet virtually any requirement. Harnessing power and flexibility to perform loudspeaker management functions as well as matrix mixing, room combining, and […]

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Maxhub Introduces the 98-Inch DLED ND98PNA 4K Commercial Display


Maxhub just introduced the ND98PNA 4K Commercial Display. Maxhub says this 98-inch diagonal Direct LED (DLED) display is recommended for presentations, UCC and digital signage. Featuring 4K resolution, Bytello DMS for remote device management and wireless BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) capabilities, the ND98PNA also has a 5000:1 contrast ratio. In terms of connectivity, the […]

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PROLIGHTS Debuts the EclNanoPanel TWC, New Smallest Member in EclPanel Range


PROLIGHTS has debuted the EclNanoPanel TWC, the smallest member of the EclPanel range, containing all the features of the larger format soft lights in a compact-sized, battery-operated luminaire. The new fixture has a 30W RGB+WW source, producing a 1,800-lumen output. The EclNanoPanel TWC is also Spektra calibrated, matching in color and whites as the other fixtures in the soft light range. […]

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