Crestron Introduces MediaManager Presentation Systems

At InfoComm, Crestron introduced a major new product called MediaManager Presentation System (MPS). There are four models in the new series and each is a complete presentation in a stand-alone box. MPS has an integrated 2-Series Ethernet control system, multimedia switcher, audio amplifier, balanced audio with professional DSP, mic inputs, discrete touchpanel preview out and […]

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Grass Valley to Incorporate Iomega REV Storage in ProAV Products

Grass Valley and Iomega announced a joint development at InfoComm that will result in the incorporation of Iomega REV removable storage technologies in Grass Valley’s ProAV products, beginning with the Turbo iDDR. Iomega and Grass Valley will also work to develop REV technologies for a broader set of professional applications. REV storage solutions are high-density, […]

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NetStreams Official Enters ProAV Market With InfoComm Debut

NetStreams, a company with media-over-IP streaming products, has been a prominent player in the home entertainment market for some time. At InfoComm, NetStreams officially entered the ProAV market, where the company showed its products. The DigiLinX IP-Based Multi-Room Audio distribution distributes audio over CAT5e using TCP/IP on a segmented section of an Ethernet network. The […]

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Polycom Announces Recording, Streaming and Archiving System for HD Conferences

Polycom announced the RSS 2000, a network server that enables customers to record, stream and archive multimedia content on demand. The Polycom Readi Streaming Server 2000 helps enterprise customers access recorded multimedia content — including presentations, interviews, demonstrations, or training materials. It supports recording, archiving, streaming and H323 playback of high definition video content, and […]

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JBL Introduces MRS500 Lightweight Pro Speakers

JBL Professional introduced the lighter, more compact and better performing MRX500 Series. class. The new line consisting of five passive sound reinforcement loudspeakers use JBL Professional 400W Differential Drive transducers. The JBL MRX515 15″ two-way, multi-purpose speaker system has 70° x 70° nominal coverage with a power capacity of 400/800/1600 watt (continuous/ program/peak), a new […]

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Vogel’s Wall Support Holds Panels up to 103 Inches

At ISE, Vogel’s Professional introduced a new universal LCD/Plasma wall support safely fitting large screens from 55” – 103” inches. Large screens for public use — like shopping malls, waiting rooms and airports — are becoming commercially available as technology drops the price level. As a result, there is a growing demand for wall supports […]

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LodgeNet Partners With Panasonic, Sharp, on HD for Hotel Guest Rooms

LodgeNet, one of the largest interactive TV and broadband provider to hotels, and Panasonic, announced a partnership in which Panasonic will provide plasma TVs for LodgeNet’s HDTV platform for HD free-to-guest and video-on-demand services. To do this, Panasonic will adopt Pro:Idiom premium content copy protection technology to accommodate LodgeNet hotels with HD premium satellite and […]

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NEC Corporation of America Debuts

NEC has done its share of shifting divisions over the past years, and here comes another. But it makes a lot of sense. The newly-formed NEC Corporation of American comprises IT, networking, and visual displays, creating an IT-AV convergence model. The new company is located in Irving, Texas. Company officials tell rAVe the visual solutions […]

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Lectrosonics Introduces Audio Processor

Lectronics introduced the DM84, a digital audio processor with LecNet2 control software, at InfoComm. The company says it’s designed to provide easily configurable processing, mixing, and routing capabilities for sound reinforcement and conferencing applications often requiring multiple microphones and loudspeakers. The new DM84 can route any combination of inputs to any combination of outputs, in […]

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