CTOUCH Introduces New Collaboration Solutions

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CTOUCH just introduced two new collaboration solutions to the corporate market, the CTOUCH For Teams Go and For Teams Talk. Both solutions bring interactivity and engagement into offices spaces, meeting rooms and board rooms. CTOUCH For Teams Go and CTOUCH For Teams Talk is for companies that are using Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams […]

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DTEN Introduces DTEN ME

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DTEN finally introduced DTEN ME, a new desktop-sized collaboration device that runs Zoom natively on a 27-inch panel that is basically a personal, dedicated UCC appliance. DTEN ME features: 27-inch multi-touch HD display, that can serve as a secondary monitor. 3 wide-angle cameras and an 8-microphone array One touch to connect with built-in Zoom Rooms […]

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EdTech Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: Hybrid, HyFlex and Where EdTech Is Headed

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LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 is moving right along, everybody. Today was EdTech Day — possible thanks to all the support from Intel, Nureva, NEC Display and our partner for the day: HETMA (Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance). Read on for our recap of the day. Keynote: Reimagining the Classroom It’s hard to reimagine what the classroom […]

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C2G Introduces New Set of Adapter Rings

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C2G has just introduced a new set of HDMI Adapter Rings. These patent-pending HDMI Adapter Rings are designed to add flexibility by connecting a USB-C, DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort device to an in-room HDMI display to support collaboration in boardrooms, conference rooms, lecture halls or any other collaborative space. Key features of these new HDMI […]

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Screen Innovations Adds Motorized Shades to Product Line for Commercial AV Integrators

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Screen Innovations (SI) just added to the motorized shade market by offering its extensive product line to commercial AV integrators. The move represents a growing demand for motorized shades for both residential and commercial applications and SI’s commitment to providing integrators with the products, technologies, and tools they need to add a new category to […]

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Screen Innovations Develops New Attachment System for Zero Edge Pro Frame

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Screen Innovations (SI) has developed a new attachment system to ensure predictable results when affixing Black Diamond and Short Throw (BD&ST) optics to SI’s Zero Edge Pro frame. The new BD&ST Zero Edge Pro snap attachment system replicates the installation method used on SI’s popular Zero Edge Slate screens, offering a simpler way to attach […]

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Extron Debuts New Series of Hybrid Optical-Copper Cables

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Extron just debuted the DP Pro Plenum Series of active, hybrid optical-copper cables for the ultra high-speed transmission of DisplayPort 1.4 signals. They support data rates up to 32.4 Gbps, video resolutions up to 8K@30Hz (4:4:4), HDR, EDID, HDCP, and CEC as well as 32 channels of audio. These active cables draw ultra-low power from […]

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New Tech LAVNCH Day: Temperature Checks, Holographic Tech and a Whole Lot of UCC

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Today’s LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 theme was New Tech LAVNCH Day: a day dedicated entirely to something we’re all desperately missing by not being able to attend conferences this year — new product launches, like those you typically see on the trade show floor. This day looked a little different from all our other LAVNCH WEEK […]

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The Great AVoIP Debate

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I spend some time on Twitter, and yesterday I noticed a lot of online chatter happening around a panel rAVe put together for LAVNCH WEEK 2.0. Kudos to the staff at rAVe for curating the speakers, because to my knowledge, the people on the panel and the groups they represent had never been assembled together […]

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Almo Has a New Partnership With ARHT Media

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Almo Professional A/V is taking virtual business and events to a new level through an exclusive partnership with ARHT Media. Almo will offer ARHT’s HoloPresence technology, which is capable of delivering lifelike holograms, as well as ARHT’s premium online presentation platform known as the Virtual Global Stage (VGS). In a video to demo the platform, Almo […]

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Telos Alliance Providing Free Update to Omnia VOLT Broadcast Audio Processor

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Telos Alliance today announced the free v2.0 update for the its broadcast audio processor, Omnia VOLT. It’s been nearly three years since Telos Alliance introduced Omnia VOLT, the successor to the Omnia ONE. When VOLT was created, the goal was for it to be fast and easy to set up, with minimal adjustments needed to […]

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Powersoft Amplifiers Now Certified for Use in PAVA Systems

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Powersoft today announced it has gained certification for its amplifiers to be used in Public Address and Voice Alarm (PAVA) systems according to the European EN 54-16 requirements. The EN 54-16 certification describes the required testing and performance criteria for a Voice Alarm Control and Indication Equipment (VACIE) for use in alarm systems installed in […]

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Here’s an Updated List of Key Digital’s Compass-Alliance-Partners-Approved Drivers, Modules, GUI Templates

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Key Digital just released its updated list of Compass Alliance Partners pre-configured drivers, modules and GUI templates. Compass Control Pro is Key Digital’s integrated control system that uses iOS devices to replace traditional control interfaces. Featuring a newly updated GUI, Compass Control Pro delivers an even more modern and user-friendly interface, and with the option […]

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Nortek Security Announces New ELAN IP-Enabled Audio Distribution System

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The new ELAN IP-Enabled Audio Distribution System that uses Dante audio technology was announced by Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC). The new ELAN IP-enabled Audio Distribution System leverages Dante for distributing audio long distances over an existing network, thereby simplifying whole-house audio and reducing cabling and labor costs. The comprehensive new ELAN audio distribution […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Releases 700 Series Floor-Standing and Stand-Mount Speakers

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Bowers & Wilkins has launched the 700 Series range of speakers. These include the stand-mount 705 Signature and floor-standing 702 Signature; both new Signature models include a Solid Body Tweeter-on-Top assembly, Continuum cone drivers and Aerofoil profile bass drivers. Both models claim to feature specially treated and upgraded bypass capacitors sourced from Mundorf, larger heatsink, […]

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Extron Introduces New Way to Control Room AV — All From Your Mobile Phone

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Extron has announced a new way to control your room AV from your mobile phone or personal device. According to Extron, the company understands concerns about returning to workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic — that’s why it developed some new solutions to make workers feel more comfortable with the transition. For instance, there are instances […]

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ARISTA Corporation Announces New Dante-equipped Stage Boxes

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ARISTA Corporation has announced the E-Vocal ARS-1616S-A00 and ARS-1616S-A10 multiple channel analog input and analog output Dante-equipped stage boxes. These stand-alone units — the size of a 3U rackmount enclosure — are designed to connect as many as 16 analog microphones and other audio sources and then feed a mixing console via Dante using a […]

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Optoma and Navitar Partner to Release Two Projection Lenses

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Optoma and Navitar have partnered to offer two lenses, an interchangeable ultra-long-throw and a fisheye lens for dome projection. These are compatible with Optoma’s ZK1050 and ZK750 4K UHD high lumen ProScene projector models. Featuring 10,000 and 7,500 lumens of brightness, respectively, and a 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, Optoma’s ProScene ZK1050 and ZK750 interchangeable lens projectors […]

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Nureva Now Shipping HDL200 Huddle-Room-Sized Audio System

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Nureva is now shipping its HDL200 audio-conferencing system, the newest addition to the company’s line of audio-conferencing products. Designed for rooms and open spaces up to 18’ x 18’ (5.5 x 5.5 m), the HDL200 system delivers the same audio pickup that Nureva’s HDL300 systems deliver for larger spaces. All Nureva audio systems are powered […]

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LG Now Offering Hotels a Free “Clean Remote” With Every LG Hotel TV

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Addressing American travelers’ health concerns and confidence, LG Business Solutions USA is offering hotel operators a free “Clean Remote” with every new LG hotel TV. The particular remote control is designed to be safer thanks to a non-porous, sealed membrane surface that can reduce bacteria and germs by as much as 99 percent compared to […]

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New Lumens Digital Optics IP UHD Camera Now Shipping

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Lumens Digital Optics launched the VC-A71P 4K IP UHD camera Tuesday. The camera is designed for livestreaming, broadcasting, events staging, house of worship and lecture recording. It connects via IP instead of USB — allowing for remote connections. Using a 1/1.8 type progressive scan CMOS sensor with 8-megapixel output resolution, the VC-A71P is native 3840 […]

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Magewell Releases New SDK — Expanding its Support for Apple

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Magewell has expanded its support for the Mac platform with a new SDK for its PCI Express capture cards, plug-and-play and external capture devices. Available immediately, the SDK lets third-party developers directly access the advanced capabilities of Magewell capture devices in their macOS and OS X software applications. Magewell’s USB Capture Gen 2, USB Capture […]

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USAV Builds New International Partner Program

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USAV, a PSA division, announced the release Monday of its International Partner Program (IPP), expanding its global presence with integrators and vendors. The IPP creates a more substantial business networking opportunity for all members across the globe in delivering collaboration solutions. USAV aims to provide a more comprehensive network of resources and opportunities to its […]

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Hovercam’s Redesigned Flex 11 Fully Integrates With Zoom

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HoverCam announced that it has redesigned its Flex 11 software to integrate with Zoom fully. HoverCam was already compatible with Skype, Google Hangouts, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams. Now, teachers can initiate and schedule Zoom calls directly from HoverCam’s free, comprehensive document camera software. HoverCam’s redesigned Flex 11 document camera software now incorporates Zoom’s familiar […]

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DPAA Announces Creation of Advisory Board to Help Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Out-of-Home Industry

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DPAA — the global trade marketing association connecting out-of-home media with the advertising community — announced Monday that it has created a Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board. The board’s mandate is to develop programs and recommendations to help out-of-home companies boost minority representation across all executive levels. Barry Frey, DPAA president and CEO, said, “As […]

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ProAV Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: CX, Crystal Balls and a Hot Debate on AV-over-IP

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ProAV is at a crossroads today. And it’s not just because so many of us are working from home and don’t know what the commercial/business space will look like in three months, even with well-researched predictions. Big innovations in ProAV were happening long before COVID-19, but the pandemic has expedited — expedited like the first […]

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Sony Hires Rich Ventura to Lead B2B Strategy

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Sony Electronics announced the appointment Monday of Rich Ventura as vice president of B2B for Sony Imaging Products and Solutions Professional Division. In this role, Ventura will provide insight, strategy and leadership to Sony’s display, remote camera and solutions product portfolio directly overseeing business and product management as well as all B2B marketing communications strategies. […]

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UCC Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: Revolution, ‘Next Normals’ and Marriage

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Wow, what a way to kick off LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 — UCC Day today included three fantastic education sessions and amazing partner content from AVer, Nureva and Bluescape throughout the day. There wasn’t a minute I didn’t feel like I was learning, growing, soaking in something new related to the UCC space of AV. So […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: 5 Questions With Colin Birney

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Colin Birney is the principal at Birney Consulting and is an adjunct instructor for AVIXA — but before that, he worked for Google, Linn Energy and Hess. His career trajectory, like so many others in our industry, is super interesting. So, I’m pleased that he’ll be giving the LAVNCH & Learn discussion during EdTech Day […]

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Extron Has a New Customizable AV System Control Interface

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Extron introduced the NBP 50 Network Button Panel on Friday — it’s a customizable AV system control interface for Extron Pro Series control systems and HC 400 Series products. Network Button Panels connect to a control processor using standard Ethernet. These customizable control panels work in conjunction with a control processor to perform a wide […]

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