Georgia Career Institute Selects Google Jamboard for Hybrid Learning

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The BenQ Exclusive Cloud-Based Digital Whiteboard Enabled Georgia Career Institute to Resume Classes Remotely Amid COVID-19 COSTA MESA, Calif. — Nov. 11, 2020 — BenQ, the global exclusive distributor of Google Jamboard, is providing the cloud-based display and collaboration tools that career and technical schools need to seamlessly adapt to hybrid and remote learning models. […]

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Music Curricula in Colombia Focuses on Contemporary Production With Dante-backed Audio-over-IP Workflow

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– Universidad ICESI has created a cutting-edge production studio for students to master every element of music production; key to the coursework is utilizing industry-standard Dante workflows – Cali, Colombia, Nov. 11, 2020 – Universidad ICESI in Cali, Colombia is one of Colombia’s premier universities, with programs in multiple fields of engineering, pharmaceutical chemistry, and law. […]

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Communications Upgrade for Houston’s Wortham Theater Center by Clear-com

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– Complex Integration of Cue Lights and Intercom Systems Redefines Production Workflow –   ALAMEDA, USA – November 4, 2020 – One of the biggest challenges for a theatrical stage manager is eliminating missed cues during a performance. Integrating a  theater’s cue light system with new digital  communications technology – while repairing severe hurricane damage […]

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Soundworks Feel Full Force of Diminutive WPS With Richmond Symphony Orchestra

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Richmond, VA – November 2020. When Richmond, VA-based Soundworks took delivery of their Martin Audio WPS and WPC line array systems in February this year, they little knew that the world was within one month of lockdown. “The pandemic shut down all of our bookings from mid-March forward,” recalls CEO, Steve Payne. The company had to wait until […]

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Diversified Builds Out Workplace Safety Ecosystem

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With 2000+ employees, 50 worldwide locations, and more than $1 billion in an annual revenue, Diversified is a technology solutions provider delivering innovations in digital media, collaborative technology, broadcasting, electronic security and OTT solutions to a global clientele. rAVe Europe’s Bob Snyder chats with Michael Parker, director, strategic accounts EMEA at Diversified in London. Parker […]

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SDVoE to Debut Live ProAV Edutainment Program

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced the Dec. 1 debut of “SDVoE LIVE! Tuesday Talk with AV Pros”, a new edutainment program featuring ProAV news commentary, training on a variety of important ProAV concepts, illuminating case studies, panel discussions and more. The 30-minute shows are scheduled for every other Tuesday and will be hosted by SDVoE […]

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#PositAVity: Gary Kayye, Tim Albright, Megan Dutta and Alesia Hendley Are Bringing It!

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Yes, we compete professionally. But, together, we BELIEVE in #AV. We know that, due to COVID, many of you have been laid off, but 2020 will NOT define you, and it will not define us. Even though we may compete for your eyes and ears, we are joining forces to bring #PositAVity to the AV […]

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Case Study: LG’s LED Signage ‘On Exhibit’ in a Growing Science Museum

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By: LG Business Solutions Some of the most interesting stories in AV are the ones you can visualize. That’s why industry case studies or success stories (or whatever you want to call them) are great. While many case studies often just talk about how audiovisual technology improved a space, the best […]

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Worship Streaming Projects on the Rise for ProAV Integrators

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By Paul Richards PTZOptics The ProAV industry is pivoting to find new sources of revenue following a year that has hit professional integrators hard. While boardrooms and corporate locations are not filled with people, livestreaming projects have captured the attention of enterprising AV professionals. Now is the time for them […]

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The Impact of Organizational Trust

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By Jon Sidwick Collabtech Group Back in March, the world started to close down. Traditional working environments changed overnight with knowledge workers shifting from the office to their homes, retail outlets closing or putting in strict protocols and the events industry all but disappearing. This has brought about an incredible shift in power. Suddenly, the […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases 18G 4K HDR Presentation Switcher/Scaler

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Kramer Electronics’ VP-440X is an 18G 4K HDR presentation switcher/scaler with four HDMI inputs and one VGA input. The VP-440X scales video, embeds the audio and outputs the signal to two ports — one HDMI and one HDBaseT — together with an analog stereo audio output. Via HDBaseT, it extends video signals to up to […]

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Almo Professional A/V Announces New Distribution Partnership

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Almo Professional A/V today announced a new distribution partnership with professional amplifier and audio technology company, LEA Professional. In stock and ready for order today, Almo now carries LEA Professional’s complete line of NETWORK CONNECTSERIES IoT-enabled amplifiers with cloud connectivity. LEA Professional is also the latest manufacturer to join Almo’s Sound Options dedicated audio sourcing […]

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An AV Integrator Just Created a Driver to Allow Control4 to Steer Yamaha MTX DSPs for Commercial Installs

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The new MTX Universal Driver by Blackwire allows integrators to use Control4 systems and Yamaha MTX DSPs together in their commercial projects. The two-way driver allows for audio matrix and zone volume control while providing the ability to mix in microphones into a zone. Blackwire has been distributing the Yamaha Commercial Installed Solutions (CIS) product […]

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Epson Announces Availability of Six New Laser Displays

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Epson announced availability of six new laser displays — two interactive BrightLink models and four non-interactive PowerLite ultra-short-throw models. The new PowerLite 755F and750F are available now and the BrightLink 735Fi and 725Wi and PowerLite 725W and 720 will be available Nov. 23. Offering up to 85 percent more interactive space than a 75-inch flat […]

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Atomos Unveils New HDR Monitor Recorders

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Atomos just unveiled the NEON 17” and NEON 24” HDR monitor-recorders. The NEON series will start shipping in two sizes, the 17” and the 24” addressing the increased need for accurate monitoring in both production and post. Accessibility and consistency across the monitoring allows all key image stakeholders to have the shot and maintain the […]

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Two New Loudspeakers Join Pioneer Professional Family

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Two new loudspeakers are joining the Pioneer Professional Audio XY Series: the XY-1 and XY-2E. The XY-1 and XY-2E represent the LF and MHF sections, respectively — Pioneer says that using individual enclosures enables installers, rental houses and touring companies to easily build ground stacked point-source arrays and deploy systems in venues with low ceilings […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications Says ADECIA Family of UCC Products Will Ship in 2021

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Yamaha is taking on Crestron with its ADECIA family of UCC products. The company (Yamaha Unified Communications) said the products included in the line — the multi-beamforming RM-CG ceiling microphone and RM-CR audio processor, PoE switches and the VXL Series line array speakers, will ship in Q1 2021. Every component of the system, from the […]

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Updated: Barco ‘Freezes’ Overture Control System Development

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Updated Nov. 16, 2020: I reached out to both Kevin Morrison, CEO and Frank Pellkofer, president, Utelogy Corporation for their thoughts and, interestingly enough, they praised Barco and the Overture system with this quote: “Barco is a fantastic company that make world class products. These are extraordinary times and companies across all industries including AV […]

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22Miles Offers Post-COVID Touchless Interactivity Using a Smartphone and Protection-as-a-Service

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22Miles announces that its Secure Mobile Control (SMC) touchless remote control feature is now available for free to new clients leveraging interactive solutions, as well as all current 22Miles clients upgrading to the latest Publisher Pro V6 software. A feature of the 22Miles Protection as a Service software solutions suite, SMC allows users to control any digital display […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Adds to Its Desktop Portfolio

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced two new additions to its NEC MultiSync EA Series desktop portfolio. The 24” EA242F and 27” EA272F include USB-C charging capabilities, a feature that NEC has implemented in advance of industry standards. USB-C helps users with connectivity by replacing video, audio, power and USB cabling with a single cable to […]

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New Black Box Desktop KVM Switch Designed for the Multiple-Computer User

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Black Box introduced the KVD200-2H 4K HDMI dual-head desktop KVM switch. Handling dual HDMI and DisplayPort signals from the computers (Microsoft Windows/Mac OS X/Linux) and dual output video signals (up to UHD 4K@60Hz) to one or two 4K HDMI monitors, the KVD200-2H KVM desktop switch is designed for users who require control over multiple computers […]

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7thSense Releases Medialon Marquee Software Application for GUIs

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7thSense has released Medialon Marquee — a software application that enables users to create dynamic graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for installations that use Medialon Manager and Showmaster show control solutions. Built using the Unity game engine, Marquee includes a library of modern user interface elements and is designed for users to quickly and intuitively build […]

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Roland Announces P-20HD Video Instant Replayer

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Roland announced the P-20HD Video Instant Replayer, a hardware solution for bringing professional instant replay capabilities to any live production setup. Offering simple operation and integration with most Roland A/V switchers and HDMI camcorders and cameras, the P-20HD transforms everyday video production for school sports, coaches, trainers, esports and more. When watching a sporting event […]

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Videotel Digital Updates Touchless WAVE Solution

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Videotel Digital has improved its Touchless WAVE digital signage solution to integrate both its VP71XD and VP90 4K HD interactive media players. And, you an also use it with most digital signage media players with some simple customization. WAVE, a proximity sensor that requires no direct line of sight, was originally designed to touchlessly trigger […]

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TASCAM Releases Professional-Grade 4K Blu-ray/Media/Network Player

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TASCAM’s new BD-MP4K is a professional-grade Blu-ray/media/network player for 4K/UHD resolution. The BD-MP4K is designed for commercial installations and touring applications requiring 4K (3840 x 2160) image quality and up to 7.1 surround sound. Requiring only one height unit in the rack, the BD-MP4K saves space by eliminating the need for discrete audio/video playback devices […]

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Vanco International Intros Two New HDMI Extenders Over Fiber

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Vanco International has introduced two new HDMI extenders over fiber: the EVEXFBR1 with bidirectional IR and RS-232, and the EVEXFBK1, which adds KVM over USB 2.0 passthrough. Both products are 4K HDR capable and can send signals up to 984 feet/300 meters over multimode fiber optic cables and 6.2 miles/10 kilometers over single mode fiber […]

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Studio Technologies Announces Model 5482 Dante Bridge

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Studio Technologies has announced the Model 5482 Dante Bridge bridging up to 64 AoE channels between LANs or Dante domains. Each of the Model 5482’s independent interfaces provide three Gigabit Ethernet network ports, allowing support for both switched and redundant Dante operation along with a separate management network connection. Each “side” of a Model 5482 […]

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L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound in the Round at Salzburg’s OVAL

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GERMANY – November 2020 – In 2005, the OVAL, designed by lauded Roman architect Massimiliano Fuksas, opened its doors at the EUROPARK shopping mall in Salzburg, Austria. The 227-seat cultural showcase stages unique shows ranging from music, drama, cabaret, cinema and more, and has earned a firm place in Salzburg’s already rich calendar of events. […]

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Just Add Power Drives Seven-zone Video Distribution System in Award-winning Memphis Smart Home

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Miestro Home Integration Relies on 3G Ultra HD Over IP System for Fast Switching and Cost-Effective Scalability SEMINOLE, Fla. — Nov. 10, 2020 — Just Add Power, a leader in video-over-IP distribution, announced that its 3G Ultra HD Over IP system has been installed in an award-winning Memphis smart home to drive seven zones of […]

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Lean-pro Relies on Prolights: EclPanel TWC JR for Own Livestream Studio

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Lean-pro GmbH & Co. KG has invested in Prolights EclPanel TWCJr. With the new LED softlights, the Paderborn-based company has equipped its livestream studio for trade fairs, product presentations, workshops, lectures, concerts, general meetings and much more, thus further expanding its professional image, lighting and sound technology. Joachim Flottmeier, Managing Director and Partner, explained why […]

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APG’s Uniline Compact Adaptability Key for French Cellist

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Nantes (France), 10th November 2020 – When his international tour with the San Francisco symphonic orchestra got cancelled due to the spread of the pandemic, renowned French cellist, Gautier Capuçon, decided to bring music back to the towns and villages of France – all while respecting healthcare and social distancing measures – with a free tour […]

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