CAST Group Unveils BlackTrax Real-Time Tracking Solutions

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At ISE 2020 in Amsterdam, the CAST Group of companies unveiled the latest product in their line of BlackTrax Real-Time Tracking solutions. Mounted directly onto a camera, BlackTrax will allow users to place BTSensors in vantage points and areas that best suit the specific environment of any production. HELIOS is a PoE device that gen-locks […]

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Optoma Releases New Projectors for Gaming and Entertainment

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Optoma today unveiled three new projectors designed for gaming and home entertainment. The GT1090HDR and HZ39HDR, Optoma’s first laser gaming and entertainment projectors, are native 1080p. With 4,200 lumens brightness, 300,000:1 contrast ratio and 0.50:1 short-throw ratio, the compact Optoma GT1090HDR is designed for space-constrained environments. Input options include HDMI 2.0 and VGA. The Optoma […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Integrates Carousel Cloud with BrightSign’s BSN.cloud

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Carousel Digital Signage has announced the integration of Carousel Cloud with BrightSign’s BSN.cloud, a network management platform from BrightSign. Carousel Digital Signage introduced Carousel Cloud last year as a subscription-based SaaS platform. Carousel Cloud is ideal for any business or enterprise seeking an off-premise hosted digital signage service with limitless scalability. Interoperability with BSN.cloud means […]

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ClearOne Announces Zoom Certification for UNITE 200 PTZ Camera

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ClearOne announced its third Zoom Certification for its camera lineup, now for the UNITE 200 PTZ, its top-of-the-line model. The UNITE 200 PTZ professional conferencing camera is optimized for a wide range of applications and environments requiring professional-quality visual collaboration at an affordable price. The UNITE 200 provides four network connectivity options, supporting USB 2.0, […]

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Atlantic Terminal Goes Digital

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(Montclair, New Jersey) Pearl Media, an award-winning Out-Of-Home Advertising and Marketing Agency, in partnership with Madison International Realty, has unveiled a new place-based digital network at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal.  The Atlantic Terminal Network (ATN) went live on February 2nd, providing a dynamic digital canvas inside Downtown Brooklyn’s premier retail destination.  Pearl Media is the exclusive […]

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ATEN Technology Announces Three Presentation Switchers

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ATEN Technology today introduced three presentation switches aimed at small- to medium-sized meeting rooms and educational spaces. The VP1420  is 4×2 4K presentation matrix switch and features include: Connect up to four sources (three HDMI, one VGA) to two HDMI outputs Control via front-panel pushbuttons, IR remote control, RS232, contact closure and web-based GUI through […]

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Steinberg Now Shipping the UR24C Audio Interface

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Steinberg today announced its shipping the UR24C. As with each UR-C interface, the UR24C provides USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1 SuperSpeed) connectivity to ensure universal compatibility with both PCs and Mac computers, as well as iOS devices. It features 32-bit/192 kHz audio resolution, MIDI and delivers DSP power for using effects when monitoring audio […]

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Digital Signage Expo Says Coronavirus Will Not Stop the Show

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Show management of Digital Signage Expo (DSE) issued a statement Thursday to address recent concerns surrounding the coronavirus. The full announcement is below: “With our trade show and conference staging March 31-April 3, and no outbreak of this virus in the U.S., we can confirm that DSE 2020 will take place as planned. We have […]

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It’s 2020, And People Are Still Choosing Projectors Over Flat-Panel Displays

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM CASIO By: Wayne Borg Marketing Manager, Casio A familiar question in the AV industry: How do projectors compare to flat-panel displays? Before you answer that, first establish what kind of projector you’re referencing. Therefore, the better question is, How do lamp-free projectors compare to flat-panel displays? Because once you […]

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The 20th Annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2020 Edition

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Welcome to my 20th Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I know, I was shocked too. Twenty years of this. But I love writing this annual predictions article. If you’re a regular reader, you already know this, but for those who don’t, my Kayye’s Krystal Ball piece is an annual article where I not only tell you what […]

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Kramer Releases Omnivore KM-2B Microphone Aimed at UCC

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Kramer’s Omnivore KM-2B is a microphone designed for UCC applications. The patent-pending Omnivore KM-2B is a dual boundary microphone that eliminates comb filtering and has three selectable polar patterns, allowing versatility for any installation: Omnidirectional — For use in small/medium meeting spaces Sub-cardioid — Under the display in a huddle space Cardioid — On the […]

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MSE Audio Announces New 70-Volt-Based SuperT Subwoofer

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MSE Audio has announced the 70-volt-based RS1201i-SuperT subwoofer from SoundTube. SoundTube’s RS1201i SuperT, available in black and white, is designed for use in an open ceiling or can be surface-mounted into the ceiling to produce low frequencies to the surrounding listening area. The RS1201i SuperT uses a 70/100v technology that the company claims is devoid […]

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DPAA to Hold 2020 Video Everywhere Summit at New Venue

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DPAA announced Tuesday that the 2020 Video Everywhere Summit would be held Tuesday, Oct. 13, at a new venue: Pier Sixty on Manhattan’s Hudson waterfront. The event will once again be part of New York Digital Signage Week (Oct. 12-16). The event will be attended by more than 900 delegates representing brands, agencies, digital out-of-home, […]

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Caldwell University Opens Professional-Grade Esports Arena with Best-In-Class Commercial Gaming Monitors from LG Business Solutions

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Responding to the rapid growth of interest in Esports, the innovative educators at Caldwell University in Caldwell, New Jersey turned to LG Business Solutions USA to bring a professional feel to its brand new Esports arena with LG’s best-in-class commercial-grade gaming monitors and digital signage displays. According to Caldwell University’s IT Operations and Digital Communications […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 964: Mvix Details ISE Launches and Its Cloud-based Digital Signage System

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If you don’t already have a cloud-based signage partner, Mvix should be your go-to. Gary was joined with Mvix Senior Solutions Consultant, Dan Mersberger, today to talk about their system, the new ISE 2020 launches last week and why you should consider cloud-based vs. on-premises-based signage platforms. Listen! Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Martin Audio Adds New In-Ceiling and Pendant Speakers to ADORN Series

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Martin Audio has added five new products targeting the commercial installation market with in-ceiling and pendant loudspeakers joining the ADORN series. The ADORN commercial series of on-wall loudspeakers was first introduced in 2019. This has now been expanded by three in-ceiling loudspeakers and the company’s first-ever pendant speaker, available in white or black as standard. […]

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Nureva Adds New Agile Canvas Templates to Span Workspace

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Nureva announced that it has added new agile canvas templates to Span Workspace, including a heat map developed by Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum and founder of Scrum Inc. and Scrum Scale. These canvases will save scrum masters and agile coaches prep time when working on common, recurring agile activities, such as user story […]

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Studio Technologies Intros StudioComm Dante Multichannel Monitoring System

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Studio Technologies just introduced the StudioComm Dante Audio-over-IP-enabled multichannel monitoring system, the Model 792 Central Controller and the Model 793 Control Console. The new system combines a rack-mounted main electronics unit with a desktop-user control surface. The so-called “fully-pro” signal path uses programmable logic to support both digital and analog audio. An extensive set of […]

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Visix Releases Version 1.30 of AxisTV Signage Suite

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Visix has released version 1.30 of its AxisTV Signage Suite enterprise digital signage platform. In addition, they have released version 3.11 of their Connect Room Sign software, adding JSON and XML calendar types and improving device management. The new AxisTV Signage Suite release adds a new Adjust Message and Adjust Layout workflows that allow users […]

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The Golden Rules of Sound System Implementation and Design

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Disclaimer: This is one of those topics that seems to require periodic reminders and refreshers. Why this is the case is one of the great mysteries of the AV life, but we seem to lose sight of the core principals reasonably regularly, and thus — the following is your scheduled reminder that the foundational rules […]

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ScreenCloud Adds New Features Including Smart Scheduling and Branded Content

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ScreenCloud has added a host of new features to its digital signage SaaS platform. The key new features include: Smart scheduling: Managers can schedule content in advance and choose expiration dates for automatic content removal to ensure better content governance. Screen takeovers: Users can now cast content to one screen nearby – or hundreds of […]

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Access Networks Intros Access-Branded Stackable Switches, Replacing Ruckus ICX Switch Series

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Access Networks has released its own line of Access Networks-branded stackable switches available individually and as part of its custom Core Systems (replacing the Ruckus ICX Switch series). The ANX 7150 line of switches caters to integrators who need reliable and scalable networking solutions for residential and commercial applications. The new ANX 7150 line has […]

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Vivitek Expands Novo Ecosystem

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Vivitek has announced the expansion of its Novo Ecosystem, which offers wireless collaboration and digital signage functionalities. The NC-X700 and the NC-X900 are new additions to Vivitek’s range of NovoConnect devices. Both add-on devices are ideally suited to those who already have a screen or a projector, but wish to enhance or extend their existing […]

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Listen Technologies Partners with Disney for Custom Experiences

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Listen Technologies is collaborating with Disney Parks, Experiences and Products to develop technology that provides a more inclusive experience for guests. Listen Technologies will develop assistive technologies and tour solutions utilizing the Disney MagicALL suite of Disney SyncLink Technologies. MagicALL is an accessibility platform featuring a suite of proprietary technologies, intellectual property and patents that […]

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CasaTunes Ships CasaTunes 12X8 matrix

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CasaTunes just started shipping the CasaTunes 12X8 matrix for high-end home audio distribution. The CasaTunes 12X8 combines an audio matrix switch with six stereo 110W power amplifiers and two dedicated pre-amplified outputs. The number of rooms configured can easily be expanded by adding up to seven additional CasaTunes 12X8 matrix amplifiers, for a total of […]

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SpinetiX Announces Partnership with Littlebit Technology

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SpinetiX has announced a partnership with Littlebit Technology to offer SpinetiX ARYA cloud service and DSOS operating system on axxiv computing devices. As a result, axxiv computing devices running SpinetiX ARYA and DSOS will be offered to Littlebit Technology customers in Europe. The Littlebit Technology collaboration opens SpinetiX technology and expertise to even more business […]

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TASCAM Updates USB Audio Interface Driver

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TASCAM announced an update to its USB Audio Interface Driver, Version 4.0 for Windows. Available now as a free download, the 4.0 driver update reflects TASCAM’s firm commitment to improving driver stability and performance based on user input and technology/OS updates while delivering an ultra-low latency solution for a streamlined workflow during recording and mixing. […]

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Radiance LED Wall Enhances Community and Culture in Westport, CT

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Along the shores of Long Island Sound and in the middle of Connecticut’s Gold Coast lies the city of Westport. As one of the early colonial settlements in North America, Westport is steeped in a rich history for both English and Native American peoples. Now a vibrant community, Westport is a cultural hub for the […]

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Premier Mounts Expands LED Mount Options for Barco XT

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Premier Mounts announced the expansion of its LED mounts product line with the new Convergent XT modular LED mount for Barco XT. Premier Mounts adds Barco to a long list of major LED manufacturers who have solutions that can be paired with Convergent. In the Fall of 2018, PM added to the Convergent product line […]

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Focusrite RedNet Interface Employed for Arcadia Earth Art Installation

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Los Angeles, CA, February 19, 2020 – Visitors to Arcadia Earth can’t help but feel at one with the assortment of environments represented in the art installation’s 15 rooms in Manhattan’s NoHo district, ranging from the depths of the sea to the tops of glaciers. They will also be touched by the dangers posed to […]

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