Nugen Audio Releases New Version of Its Paragon Plug-In

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Nugen Audio releases Version 1.1 of its 3D-compatible convolution reverb plug-in, Paragon. Included among the updates is the addition of outdoor Impulse Responses (IRs) and improved balancing of early reflections. Version 1.1 also features new presets and an improved browser, with “search,” “tagging” and “favorite” functions. Unlike any other convolution reverb on the market, Paragon […]

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Epson Partners With Spinar America

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Epson announced a partnership with Spinar America. In an effort to make today’s altered work environments easier for professionals, Epson and Spinar America are spearheading AR remote assistance and collaboration experiences through easy-to-use tools. Utilizing Epson Moverio AR smart glasses and Spinar America’s “Remote Vision” SaaS product with Zoom videoconferencing, businesses can allow a remote […]

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AVer Information Launches New Enterprise-Grade Videoconference Camera and Speakerphone

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AVer Information announced the launch of two new products: the CAM520 Pro2 and VC520 Pro2. The enterprise-grade videoconference camera and speakerphone are now available. Keep meetings efficient and safe with AVer’s improved SmartFrame on the AVer CAM520 Pro2. Next-generation facial and body detection ensures that everyone is visible on the screen up to 32 feet […]

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Utelogy Corporation Unveils New Utelligence Program

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The new Utelligence program is Utelogy’s metrics, analytics and insights platform for AV and UCC installs. As you likely know, a major component of the Utelogy platform is device drivers. Drivers communicate with the AV hardware and UC soft codecs that Utelogy monitors, manages and controls. This is the point where metric data is first […]

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WolfVision Announces New Extension to Cynap System Portfolio

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WolfVision has announced an extension to its Cynap system portfolio called the Cynap Core Pro — a wireless presentation, web conferencing and collaboration system that provides wireless screen mirroring capability, combined with built-in web conferencing, annotation and more. Integrated with BYOD screen mirroring functionality, the Cynap Core Pro provides wireless screen sharing for all iOS, […]

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MediaStar Systems Adds New Media Player to 782 Family

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MediaStar Systems has added a new Media Player to its 782 family. The MediaStar 782-LT is used for 4K IPTV, multi-zone digital signage and digital media delivery but at a lower price point. As users would expect from a 782 model, the 782-LT decodes H265, H.264 and MPEG-2 network streams and plays locally stored video […]

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Gamber-Johnson Acquires Premier Mounts

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Gamber-Johnson, a supplier of rugged mounting systems for fleet vehicles and other mobility applications, announced today that they have purchased Premier Mounts. “We are looking forward to joining forces with Premier Mounts,” said Brian Wagner, president, and CEO of Gamber-Johnson. “Gamber is a market leader in mounting technology in mobile environments where Premier is a leader in […]

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Shure Filled the Super Bowl With Audio

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This year’s Super Bowl again included a number of Shure products to help bring quality audio to the more than 100 million viewers worldwide. And with fewer fans in attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions, viewers might have heard more of the game audio than in the past. Shure played a key role in the entire […]

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Acme Tools Utilizes Carousel Digital Signage in Headquarters and Six Stores

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Carousel Digital Signage has both simplified and centralized corporate and customer communications for Acme Tools, a retailer of tools and equipment. The retailer’s Carousel Cloud digital signage network currently spans across six of its ten brick-and-mortar stores and the company’s headquarters, with additional store rollouts expected. Founded in 1948, the Midwest retailer had long relied on DVDs to share information with staff and shoppers inside their […]

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Poly Releases Rove DECT IP Phone With Antimicrobial Product Protection

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Poly announced the Poly Rove DECT; an IP phone that features built-in Microban antimicrobial product protection. At rAVe, we believe this is likely going to become commonplace with new business products handled by multiple people on a daily basis but, Microban does not say the this product or its other antimicrobial coatings or surfaces prevent […]

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HB Communications Publishes Free (and Awesome) How-To Digital Workplace Guide for Businesses and Schools

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As organizations around the world rethink the design of their workplace, technology continues to play a pivotal role in this transformation. Though the workplace is constantly evolving technologically, current needs such as deploying a remote workforce, increasing adoption in videoconferencing, and deploying digital signage for communication is causing a rapid increase in this evolution. Being […]

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Martin Audio Debuts First Constant Curvature Array — Called TORUS

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Martin Audio debuts first constant curvature array, TORUS, and a new 3D prediction and optimization software called DISPLAY 3. For applications that typically require a throw between 15-30 meters (50-100 feet), a full-blown line array is not always practical, optimal or affordable. Conversely, a point source solution may not be sufficient in coverage and SPL. […]

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Broadsign Helps Captivate (and AV Integrators) Get Into Programmatic Digital Signage Advertising in Canada

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Captivate and Broadsign announced a collaboration that will expand programmatic access to Captivate’s network of elevator and large format displays in highly-trafficked office buildings via the Broadsign Reach supply-side-platform (SSP). More than 1,800 of Captivate’s displays across Canada have been onboarded and are now available to more than 30 demand-side-platforms (DSPs) globally that are integrated […]

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ClearOne Announces Free Version of COLLABORATE Space Lifetime Subscription Messaging App

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ClearOne announced that a version of its COLLABORATE Space lifetime subscription messaging app is now available for free. ClearOne’s COLLABORATE Space is a collaboration tool that delivers a full suite of audio, videoconferencing, web conferencing and meeting tools in a persistent space from any device. “The free version of COLLABORATE Space allows up to ten […]

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Comprehensive Releases New Presentation Adapter for Meetings and Classrooms

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Comprehensive’s SimpliShare SSH-500T 4K is basically a presentation adapter cable to simplify connection of any source in a meeting room, huddle space and classroom. Using a multihead cable adapter design, it includes connections for HDMI, Mini DP or USB-C video to any HDMI 4K display and passes up to Ultra HD 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) 18G. It’s […]

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In Surprising Move, Sennheiser Separates Consumer and Professional Groups

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Sennheiser plans to exclusively focus on its professional business and aims to secure a partnership to strengthen its market position in consumer electronics (translation: The company is looking for either a buyer of the consumer products division or an investment partner). With this decision, Sennheiser is consistently continuing on its course to build greater independence […]

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Here’s How to Perfect Zoom’s Audio Settings for a Live Multisite Music Jam Session or Broadcast

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Are you one of the tens of thousands who miss jamming and playing music together? Well, Zoom’s now amped up its audio settings to allow for a more professional music experience for both the participants and the listeners. And, a longtime friend of mine, Brian Huff CTS-D, CTS-I, a Berklee College of Music graduate, and […]

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UPDATED: Borgarting Appeals Court Acquits Norxe AS of Intellectual Property Claims Made by Barco

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Update: Inge Govaerts, corporate public relations manager at Barco, sent rAVe the following statement Tuesday: “It has been a tough case for both parties, but the starting point has been that it was believed that there was such clear evidence of objectionable actions that the outcome was a trial. Barco is of course disappointed not […]

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Extron Intros PlenumVault Direct View System for Classrooms

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Extron has introduced the new PlenumVault Direct View System for classrooms with flat panel displays. This system delivers an experience for students and instructors, providing enhanced audio and video quality for in-person, hybrid and remote learning environments. Customers can add their choice of user interface options, AV signal extension, speakers, mounting hardware and cabling for […]

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PPDS Releases New Line of Ultra HD Pro TVs

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PPDS (formerly Philips Professional Display Solutions) has announced the availability of its range of Chromecast built-in and Crestron-Connected certified B-Line Ultra HD pro TVs. The product was first teased at ISE 2020 in Amsterdam with this video: The new Philips B-Line range is PPDS’ most advanced pro TV line to date, equipped out of the […]

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Vaddio Now Shipping New Recessed Ceiling Camera

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A flipping, recessed ceiling camera from Vaddio, the RoboFLIP 30 HDBT, is shipping and fully rotates into its enclosure when in standby mode, allowing room occupants a visual assurance that video feeds are not active. The RoboFLIP is a native 1080p@60 resolution camera (via HDBaseT and HDMI) using the Exmor R CMOS sensor. Equipped with […]

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Uniguest Acquires Janus Displays

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Uniguest announced the acquisition of Florida-based Janus Displays. The Janus Displays acquisition complements other recent acquisitions by Uniguest, strengthening its position for engagement technology including IPTV, digital signage, mobile apps, secure kiosks and room-booking solutions. Prior to the acquisition, Uniguest operated more than 18,000 managed accounts, over 100,000 managed assets, and 350,000+ licensed assets in […]

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Almo Pro A/V’s Spring E4v Event Is Set for March 9-11

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Almo Professional A/V revealed its next live, digital education event — the E4 Evolution (E4v) — is taking place March 9-11, 2021. Part of the E4 Experience platform, the E4v features the ability to access six customized subject matter “halls” — digital signage, education, emerging technologies, corporate AV, pro audio and UCC — for a […]

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Securing AV: The SolarWinds Attack of 2020 (Actually 2019)

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For each column in this series, rAVe writer Paul Konikowski takes a deeper dive into a recent security event or data breach, shedding light on supply chain vulnerabilities, infrastructure, and cyber-physical security. While most Americans are still processing the recent attack on the United States Capitol building, many cybersecurity researchers and professionals believe the real […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Launches Music App

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Bowers & Wilkins has launched a music app available to both Android and iOS users — the app will initially offer support for Qobuz, TIDAL, TuneIn, Dash Radio, NTS Radio and SoundCloud, with more subscription services and streaming platforms to be added in the coming months. High-resolution (24-bit/96 kilohertz) performance is also available, via Qobuz. […]

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RISE Spotlight: Live Events Experiences, Reinvented

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Oh, how much we all miss live events. No matter how much you miss live events, you can’t possibly miss them as much as the people whose entire livelihood is based on live events. The latest thought-leading RISE series by ISE, turned its “Spotlight” on live event experiences and the “reinvention” that will mark their […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 3.0: The New Tech LAVNCH Day Roundup

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The final hurrah of LAVNCH WEEK 3.0 was New Tech LAVNCH Day: a day dedicated entirely to something we’re all (still) desperately missing without trade shows — new product launches. This day looked a little different from the other two LAVNCH WEEK 3.0 days (ProAV Day and End User Day), so this wrap-up story will […]

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Could the KLANG:kontroller Be the Perfect “Personal” Mixer for Schools and Houses of Worship?

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KLANG:technologies has announced the release of its new KLANG:kontroller, a hardware controller that is compatible with all KLANG immersive in-ear mixing processors, and its new processor, KLANG:vokal, as a personal monitoring solution for musicians. KLANG:kontroller uses tactile user control for channel selection, groups and mixing via an intuitive interface. The studio-grade headphone amplifier delivers audio […]

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