What’s Next for 2020-21? Learnings from SYNNEX’s Latest of the LAVNCH Days

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Thursday marked the third of the SYNNEX COLLABSolv LAVNCH Days (if you need reference material as to what those are, find some previous coverage here), and this event in particular promised to cover a topic at the forefront of all our minds: hybrid connections. What are they? What do they look like in our homes? […]

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DSF AND AVIXA Just Made Sure Digital Signage Will Be Fastest Growing Segment of AV in 2021

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AVIXA has partnered with the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) to bring digital signage education content to the association’s trade shows and events. AVIXA will announce details later this month on events where DSF will bring its content. The Digital Signage Federation is a not-for-profit organization that supports digital signage professionals through education, certification, networking and […]

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SignageOS Now Supports W3C Open Standard SMIL

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SignageOS expands the unification technology platform to support the W3C open standard, SMIL, for content distribution to any digital signage System-on-a-Chip display or media player. signageOS partners can now utilize signageOS and SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language) as an accelerated, cost-effective route to application development, content deployment, and remote management for any digital signage hardware. […]

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DPA Microphones’ 6000 Series Now Has Two Accessories

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DPA Microphones’ 6000 Series of subminiature lavaliers now provides even more versatility with the addition of two new accessories ― an eight-way double clip and a paintable cap. Utilizing the “CORE by DPA” technology in a three-millimeter (0.12 inches) capsule, sound professionals around the world have taken notice of the big sound that comes from […]

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Alcons Extends Studio, Residential Lines — Releases SRHV/9040 System

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Alcons extended its Studio and Residential lines with the new SRHV/9040 system. The CRMS-SRHV/9040 is based on the Alcons pro-ribbon driver with a patented transducer technology. The two-way passive-filtering crosses a vented mid-bass driver with the RBN401 pro-ribbon driver. With a lowest-usable LF response of 58 hertz, the CRMS-SRHV can be used as stand-alone monitor, […]

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Philips Professional Display Solutions Announces Release Dates for Fall 2020 Products

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Philips Professional Display Solutions (Philips PDS) announced release dates for its fall 2020 product lines. Here’s a sneak peek at four of the new products coming to market in Q4. Models from each of these lines are Crestron Connected Version 2 certified, enabling an increase in capabilities of an already robust product offering: X-line: The […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications Adds Barco to Strategic Partner Program

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Yamaha Unified Communications (UC) has added Barco to its Strategic Partner Program. As a strategic partner, customers can be assured that Yamaha’s YVC-200 Portable USB & Bluetooth Speakerphone, YVC-330 USB & Bluetooth Speakerphone and YVC-1000 Mic and Speaker System are tested and certified to combine effortlessly with Barco ClickShare Wireless Conference for a seamless Bring […]

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ARISTA Corporation Announces New 1U Rack-Mount Dual HDBaseT Transmitter/Receiver

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ARISTA Corporation just announced the Alvista RS-124-A07, a 1U rack-mount dual HDBaseT transmitter/receiver system. Available in three configurations, the RS-124-A07 is designed for extending audio, video, IR control, Ethernet, and power over a single Catx cable. With support for video resolutions up to 3840×2160 (4K UHD) video, the RS-124-A07 is capable of sending signals up […]

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Planar Introduces New Lifetime Limited Warranty Program

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Planar introduced the Planar EverCare Lifetime Limited Warranty, a program designed to provide confidence in its LED video wall purchase while reducing their lifetime cost-of-ownership. Included with Planar TVF Series and Planar TVF Complete LED video walls deployed in North America, Planar EverCare is unique in terms of its comprehensiveness and duration of coverage. Planar […]

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BrightSign and NEC Display Solutions Partner for Large-Format Displays With Digital Signage Capability

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BrightSign and NEC Display Solutions have collaborated to deliver a family of large-format displays with integrated digital signage capabilities. The full range of NEC MultiSync V Series large format displays are now available with the BrightSign OPS digital signage media player included. The new NEC/BrightSign combination makes it possible to deliver relevant, targeted digital content […]

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Bedoes ignites the audience lit up by PROLIGHTS

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Bedoes is one of the most popular rappers in Poland and definitely the most successful artist of newschool, who boasts many important collaborations with popular Polish singers. On September 18th, 2020, he held an open-air gig in Warsaw, the last one part of the tour called “Opowieści z doliny smoków” (“Tales from the land of […]

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Malaysia’s Merdeka Race 2020 Streams Live Four-wheel Race Coverage to Fans Across the Globe with AJA HELO

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For four-wheel motorsports fans in Malaysia, Malaysian National Independence Day signals the start of the local racing season as drivers rev up their engines to compete in the annual Merdeka Race at the Sepang International Circuit. Though circumstances prevented spectators from cheering on their favorite drivers in the stands this past August, the event organizers […]

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Marshall Electronics’ CV225 Mini Camera Captures Stunning Inflight Full-HD Video

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Weatherproof Design and Proprietary Pixel Technology Delivers Big Results for Veteran Aviation Industry Video Production Expert, Mark Magin of OnBoard Images SAN ANTONIO, TX, OCTOBER 5, 2020 ̶ As president of OnBoard Images, a full service video production company specializing in top quality in-cockpit video systems for extreme environments including stock car racing, marine sports […]

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HARVEY® processes audio diffusion of the new Galeries Lafayette’s rooftop restaurant

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Berlin, October 5, 2020 – Virtually invisible, the tailor-made sound system has been perfectly integrated into a decor that invites to underwater day dreaming; and to accompany the sustainable gourmet cuisine of chef Julien Sebbag. The acoustics of the room have been tuned to enhance the hip and cozy feel of the place by the […]

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Southard Audio Deploys Flagship Martin Audio Rigs For College Events

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Bridgewater, VA – October 2020. When they invested in Martin Audio’s large format Wavefront Precision Longbow (WPL) early last year, Virginia-based Southard Audio became the first of two co-operative live event production companies in the U.S. to acquire the premium line array. Servicing a wide range of events in the mid-Atlantic region, Southard found much of their workload […]

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Elite Multimedia innovates the Santa Experience for a safe Holiday season

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Nashville-based production provider utilizes its technology capabilities to create a unique virtual and live streaming solution for the annual holiday event Nashville, TN (10/1/2020) – There is no mistaking that the Covid-19 pandemic has altered the landscape of how we interact with all those around us. Never is this such a challenging time to life […]

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Kaho Theater Utilizes Martin Audio Rigs to Break Into Streaming During COVID-19

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The Kaho Theater in Iizuka City, Fukuoka, has survived many difficulties since the original building appeared in 1922 and along the way this playhouse has been designated a Japanese national registered tangible cultural property. The predecessor of the current Kaho Theatre, Nakaza, was originally opened as an entertainment place for people working in coal mines […]

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Communications Design Associates and Telemanagement Resources International Partner for Consultation to Enterprise, Design Clients

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Communications Design Associates (CDA) and Telemanagement Resources International (TRI) have teamed to provide high-level, expert consultation to enterprise clients and design partners. This union delivers guidance surrounding workplace evolution and technology use beyond reentry protocol and provides quantifiable future benefits. Driving this initiative is CDA Principal Michael Goldman, a global integration, enterprise AV, UC&C and […]

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Clear-Com Connects the University Cultural Centre at National University of Singapore

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– FreeSpeak II and HelixNet complete state-of-the-art facility upgrade – ALAMEDA, USA –September 30 – The University Cultural Centre (UCC) is the cultural heart of The National University of Singapore.  Since its opening 2000, the UCC has hosted political and cultural leaders, thought leaders and many well-known artistes and musicians. It is also key asset […]

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Digital media platform delivers fan and employee engagement for Aberdeen FC at Stadium and Training Ground

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When Aberdeen FC originally submitted plans to consolidate and renovate its stadium and training ground they committed to embark on a journey of modernisation and digitalisation. Since then, the club has been through quite a transformation, embracing digital media technology to enhance the match day experience while creating a seamless communications platform for players and […]

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Naim Audio Adds Extra Functionality to Control4 Media Driver

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Naim Audio has added extra functionality to its Control4 Media Driver, giving CI professionals more ways to integrate Naim’s range of music-streaming speakers and systems. The new features sit alongside Zone driver functionality, which allows installers to control connected Naim products from Control4’s range of touch screens, remote controls and apps, so music streaming can […]

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HDBaseT Is About to Go AVaaS and Into the Cloud

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The HDBaseT Alliance and SyncPro, the developer of CloudOS, are working together to enable cloud connectivity capabilities for HDBaseT products. SyncPro’s cloud platform enables IT teams and Managed Service Providers (MSP) to remotely configure, monitor and maintain audiovideo, unified collaboration and digital signage products. With SyncPro’s CloudOS support, HDBaseT manufacturers can add advanced cloud-based features […]

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SYNNEX Corporation Is Now Hiperwall Certified

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Hiperwall, a video wall company, today announced a new distribution agreement with SYNNEX Corporation. The agreement falls within the SYNNEX VISUALSolv business unit. As part of the agreement, SYNNEX becomes a distributor of Hiperwall-certified hardware components, making it seamless for channel partners to procure the computing hardware, displays, and Hiperwall software required to create stunning […]

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ClearOne Updates CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager Software

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ClearOne announced the latest update of the CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager software. The new update now has an organizational portal for multiple user accounts with support for up to 2,048 combined devices and users. It also includes LDAP support and two levels of access — a secure administrator level for full access and a viewer […]

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Visix Launches Safety Message Subscription Service for Digital Signage

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Visix has launched a new safety message subscription service for digital signage clients. And, as an introductory offer, clients who purchase a new AxisTV Signage Suite content management system will receive three months of free OSHA-inspired safety content. This is a $600 value, with a new safety message for each weekday delivered to subscription holders. […]

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Presets for Fulcrum Acoustics Loudspeakers Now Available for Use With Dynacord Electronics

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Fulcrum Acoustic announced that manufacturer presets for the complete portfolio of Fulcrum Acoustic loudspeakers are now available for use with Dynacord electronics via SONICUE sound system software. This adds flexibility for consultants and integrators designing multibrand systems to align with specific application or budget requirements. A Fulcrum loudspeaker installation can now run on a single […]

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Somfy Shades, Blinds and Curtains Now Controllable by URC Products

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URC and Somfy announced they’ve collaborated in a new smart home partnership — creating integrations between Total Control and TaHoma, a gateway hub with embedded Radio Technology Somfy (RTS) and Zigbee 3.0 radio connectivity. This collaboration will allow control of Somfy powered shades, blinds and curtains via URC’s control products. The two-way module supports Somfy […]

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The Touch-Free Future of Interactivity in Retail

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What’s old is new again, at least as it relates to interactive digital signage at retail. Years ago, when touch screen interactivity approached mainstream adoption in retail, customers were adapting to a new workflow. The progression of customers understanding, trusting and ultimately using touch-interactive signage took time. After all, retailers were resetting shopping behavior that […]

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