Prolights EclCyclorama 100 at the Concerto di Natale

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The yearly Italian musical event “Concerto di Natale” has taken place once again, gathering international pop, rock, soul, gospel and opera voices and broadcasted on Canale 5 on Christmas Eve. The 28th edition took place at the Auditorium Conciliazione in Rome. Show Designer Francesco De Cave was responsible for the lighting, adding to his portfolio […]

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Weston College Invests in Virtual Classroom to Put Pedagogy “front and Center” for 30k Learners

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Kortrijk, Belgium – 14 January 2021: Britain’s Weston College of further and higher education provides education and vocational training to nearly 30,000 learners across the country. As this includes school leavers, on-work apprentices, degree students, prisons and adult learners, they needed a remote learning solution that is flexible, engaging and focused on pedagogy. They recently […]

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Logitech Gives Us a Glimpse of How Well At-Home UCC Products Are Doing During COVID: +85%

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Logitech International announced financial results for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2021. Q3 sales were $1.67 billion, up 85 percent in U.S. dollars and 80 percent in constant currency, compared to Q3 of the prior year. Q3 GAAP operating income grew 248 percent to $448 million, compared to $129 million in the same quarter […]

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ClearOne Expands Installation Flexibility for Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile

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ClearOne expanded the installation flexibility for its Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile with a new, optional VESA Mount Bracket. The VESA Mount Bracket is designed to allow pole mount or projector mount options for the BMA CT and the Versa BMA CTH solutions. The VESA mounting options facilitate installation on non-drop, “hard” and angled ceilings […]

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FUSION FS20 Sticks Highlight Budapest Pool for International Swimming League

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LD Aldo Fayard displays technical dynamism for top audience-free broadcast event. San Fernando, CA (United States), 19th January 2021: Production designer Frédéric ‘Aldo’ Fayard (of Concept K) deployed FUSION by GLP FS20 Sticks for the first time—and to great effect—when lighting the recent ISL (International Swimming League) event in Budapest, Hungary. Born from the initiative […]

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LynTec Releases LCP Lighting Control Panel Series

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LynTec is kicking off the first phase of its new lighting control product lineup with the LCP Lighting Control Panel Series. Designed exclusively for lighting and video wall installations, the LCP Series is built on the same Square D G3 Powerlink controllable circuit breaker platform as the patented RPC Power Control Series, but with the […]

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Vanco International Intros New Line of Matrix Switches, 4K Receivers

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Vanco International today introduces a new family of matrix switches and 4K receivers under its Evolution line of pro audio and video distribution products. The new line uses HDBaseT technology. All four new models feature 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) and HDR and provides a variety of distribution products that work together to support various functions and price […]

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New Black Box KVM Switch Line Products Under Evaluation for US Government Approved Protection Profile

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Black Box announced that new products in the Black Box Secure KVM Switch line have officially been listed as under evaluation for the latest U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile — Protection Profile for Peripheral Sharing Device Version 4.0. Designed to address the more stringent requirements of the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) Protection Profile 4.0, […]

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I Got the Pfizer Vaccine in September; Here’s What You Should Know

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Some of my closest #AVtweeps know that back last summer, I volunteered to be one of the 43,448 people within the global trial to get injected with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine (aka: BNT162b2 0.3 ml). Yes, I received the actual vaccine rather than the placebo (21,720 people in the study received BNT162b2 and 21,728 received […]

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Arista Releases New E-Vocal Duo Audio-Over-IP Interfaces

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Arista Corporation, in conjunction with DMX Pro Sales, announced the availability of Arista’s E-Vocal Duo Audio-over-IP interfaces. The models (available on Amazon) include 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. Arista’s E-Vocal Duo ARS-0002-A00 converts a Dante stream into two channels […]

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Visionary Announces Two New PacketAV DUET Wallplate Encoders

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Visionary announced two new PacketAV DUET Wallplate Encoders, one featuring Bluetooth (DuetE-WP-BT) and the other featuring simplified HDMI only connectivity (DuetE-WP-H). The DuetE-WP-BT, the first of its kind, combines powerful 4K UHD video and Dante/AES67 audio embedding and de-embedding over a single gigabit ethernet (PoE) port, with built-in Bluetooth wireless audio connectivity. With Bluetooth 5.0 […]

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Electro-Voice Launches EVOLVE 50M Column Loudspeaker System

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Electro-Voice is expanding its EVOLVE series with the launch of the EVOLVE 50M column loudspeaker system. The EVOLVE 50M features Electro-Voice’s new QuickSmart Link digital audio and control technology, an onboard mixer, DSP and effects — all combined within the EVOLVE 50 format. The EVOLVE 50M is designed specifically for AV rental companies or other […]

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How One New dvLED Launch Could Inspire All of the Industry to Grow

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST  By: David Naranjo ViewSonic  We are, as an industry, how many years into innovating on direct-view LED now? For context, this technology is — for all the people out there reading this who geek out about display technology, like me — nothing less than beautiful. And, to be sure, it […]

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Pexip Partners With Logitech for Secure Videoconferencing in Meeting Rooms

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Pexip announced a partnership with Logitech to deliver a secure videoconferencing experience for meeting rooms. Pexip will natively integrate with Logitech’s new generation portfolio of videoconferencing solutions adding One-Touch Join. Thus, users can join Pexip Meetings from a Pexip Room, the Pexip app on a mobile device or laptop, or through any web browser that […]

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What Is Smart? 

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Defining the word that has had so many meanings over the past one hundred years. By: Kate Couch Audio Visual Bend “Okay, Einstien.” “That was smart!” “Your baby is so smart.” These are all common sayings we’ve heard that center around the idea of smart or intelligence. But what is smart? As we progressed further […]

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LG Business Solutions Releases New High-Brightness LED Signage Displays

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LG Business Solutions has introduced a new line of high-brightness outdoor LED Signage displays designed for arenas, stadiums, retail stores, restaurants, hospitals, schools, transit centers, hotels and more. Featuring standard pixel pitches ranging from 3.9 millimeters to 16 millimeters, the six models in the GSCA Versatile Series, GSCC Essential Series and GSCD Ultra Light Series […]

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International African American Museum to Feature Sony Technology to Inspire and Facilitate Education

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The International African American Museum (IAAM) announced today that Sony Corporation of America will be making a $1.7 million product donation to the museum. The in-kind donation is made possible through the Sony Global Social Justice Fund, on behalf of Sony Corporation and its U.S. affiliates. Sony Electronics’ industry-leading technology will be used to create […]

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DAS Audio Loudspeakers Usher in a New Level of Engagement at the House of Praise

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Event series line arrays provide superior speech intelligibility and music reproduction attributes Mississauga, Ontario, Canada – January 2021… Established in 2000, House of Praise is one of the parishes of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, which is one of the fastest-growing churches in the world, with over 32,000 parishes in over 180 countries. Guided […]

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Logitech Intros All-in-One Speaker Bar, Mic and Camera Configurations for UCC

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Logitech just launched its next generation portfolio of appliance and PC-based solutions for UCC including the new Logitech Rally Bar, purpose-built for mid-sized rooms and the Logitech Rally Bar Mini for small rooms. Rounding out large meeting rooms, the new Logitech RoomMate is a computing appliance that allows customers to run videoconferencing services on Logitech […]

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Administrative Tools Are the New K-12 Ed Tech Battleground

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By Chris Pennell Futuresource Consulting As the number of electronic devices in use across North American schools continues to proliferate, K-12 curriculum leaders and IT decision makers are turning to administrative tools to manage data assets, track progress and provide support. A new end user study from Futuresource Consulting explores the impact of these tools, […]

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Spring ISD Selects BenQ BlueCore LW Series Laser Education Projectors

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The BenQ LW720 and LW820ST Deliver Unparalleled Value, Color, and Brightness to Every Classroom COSTA MESA, Calif. — Jan. 13, 2021 — BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of visual display and collaboration solutions, today announced that Spring Independent School District (ISD) replaced its costly, failing lamp-based classroom projectors with BenQ’s LW Series LW720 and LW820ST […]

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Martin Audio CDD for Italy’s Famous North-east Covo Nightclub

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Santa Margherita Ligure , Italy – January 2021. Martin Audio’s ever-popular CDD loudspeaker series, has found another high-profile home … this time on the Italian Riviera in Santa Margherita Ligure at the famous Il Covo Di Nord-Est nightclub. The venue features both indoor and outdoor spaces: the main bar is located in the former, while the dance floor […]

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Industry Trailblazer Spectre Studios Uses Brompton Technology for Unreal Build: Virtual Production Event

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January 13, 2021. Looking back at 2020, this has been a year of many ups and downs, with companies undergoing radical transformations from facilitating physical events to adopting pioneering technologies used for remote productions, virtual set ups and generally tapping into the world of virtual production. For Spectre Studios, however, virtual production (VP) is not […]

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Tascam Announces TM-70 Dynamic Microphone

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Tascam announced the TM-70 Dynamic Microphone designed as a hybrid of super-cardioid and dynamic elements. According to the company, TM-70 is resistant to ambient noise and is ideally voiced to handle the nuances of the human voice — making this microphone a choice for live broadcasting, podcasting, film dialog and audio streaming. The Tascam TM-70 […]

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Riedel’s Bolero Is Wireless Intercom of Choice for Denmark’s European Tour Production

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WUPPERTAL, Germany — Jan. 13, 2021 — European Tour Production (ETP), a Danish provider of live event production services and equipment, has chosen Riedel Communications’ Bolero as its go-to wireless intercom solution. With Bolero in its rental inventory, ETP is able to offer its clients a native IP wireless comms solution that delivers maximum coverage […]

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Clear-Com Breaks a New Kind of Sound Barrier Delivering Wireless Intercom Systems for Boom Supersonic’s Revolutionary Flight Tests

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HelixNet Digital Partyline Products Help Increase Team Member Safety Clear-Com wireless intercom systems are designed for speedy communications, but a recent application at Boom Supersonic is one for the record books. Boom Supersonic is redefining what it means to fly with Overture, the world’s fastest airliner designed to make supersonic air travel widely accessible and […]

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BlueJeans By Verizon Upgrades BlueJeans Interface With Engagement Features

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One of the last big announcements from BlueJeans was the acquisition by Verizon last year. Today, the company released some new features that make the UCC platform more user-friendly and unique when compared to industry leaders MS Teams and Zoom. The new features are: Participant Reactions: Meeting participants can now express their feelings without interrupting […]

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