Learning From the Exercise Industry

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After all the guessing, prognostication and assumptions, it actually happened. InfoComm 2021 took place in Orlando the last week in October. What surprised me most during the event was the social media banter that went back and forth between the “should” and “should not” crowds. That is those who thought that AVIXA “should have” InfoComm […]

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Experiencing InfoComm 2021 

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The community finally came back together in Orlando, but how did it go? Everyone went into InfoComm 2021 unsure of what they would experience. When I spoke to attendees before this year’s show, many of them didn’t know who would or wouldn’t be attending, what new technology would be available to see and how the […]

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Barco Introduces F400-HR Native 4K Projector

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Barco announced the introduction of the F400-HR, calling it the industry’s first single-chip native 4K resolution projector and aiming it at the training and simulation markets. The F400-HR is developed to bring 4K image quality to advanced simulator systems. Using a 4,096 x 2,176 DCI 4K chip, it can also show 6K and higher resolution […]

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Snap One Intros Episode WAKE In-wall Bluetooth Amp

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Snap One introduced the innovative Episode WAKE Amp, an in-wall amplifier that connects to Bluetooth audio devices and voice assistants to deliver a music solution for new or existing multiroom or single-room audio systems. Episode’s WAKE Amp connects to speakers already set up throughout the property. Featuring Bluetooth connectivity with a 100-foot range, WAKE Amp […]

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DSP Concepts and LG Electronics Partner To Develop GP9 UltraGear Gaming Speaker

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DSP Concepts announced its work with LG Electronics to develop the UltraGear Gaming Speaker (GP9), the first gaming speaker with built-in voice communication running Audio Weaver TalkTogether technology. The GP9 speaker delivers full-duplex gameplay, which requires no headset. By partnering with DSP Concepts, LG has been able to accelerate the development process to bring the […]

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IBC 2021 in Amsterdam Is Canceled, but It Would Be a Bad Idea to Even Consider Canceling ISE Yet

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The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), the annual global show aimed at broadcasters and content creators of TV and radio programming, has canceled its planned Dec. 3-6 trade show. The show, which usually draws over 50,000 attendees and another 5000 exhibitors, issued a statement yesterday that cited the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in the Netherlands specifically. Starting in […]

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L-Acoustics L-ISA Technology Immerses Art Fans at Beyond The Road Seoul 2021

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The Hyundai Seoul department store’s ALT.1 Gallery hosted the first exhibition of Beyond The Road in Asia through November. The Seoul outing encompasses 33 different rooms in the department store, culminating with an immersive screening room. The project is a collaboration between creative producer Colin Nightingale, creative director Stephen Dobbie and electronic music artist James Lavelle of the famed […]

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NSCA Announces the 24th Annual Business & Leadership Conference Will Be Held in Person

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NSCA announced its 24th annual Business & Leadership Conference (BLC), which will be held at the Four Seasons Dallas at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, Feb. 23-25, 2022, will be in person! According to NSCA, 2022 is set to be the most-anticipated BLC in history. Although last year’s virtual event was a success, NSCA has […]

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1 Beyond and Sennheiser Combine Products To Create Voice-Activated Camera Tracking Solution

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Sennheiser and 1 Beyond announced the release of a new camera tracking solution that offers voice-activated camera tracking for rooms of any size such as classrooms, boardrooms, multipurpose meeting spaces and more. 1 Beyond says many systems using the integration of the 1 Beyond Automate VX and Sennheiser’s Team Connect Ceiling 2 (TCC2) have been […]

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Blockhouse Studios Chooses Epson Pro Series Laser Projectors for Historical Culture Show in Indiana

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As the Columbus Area Bicentennial Commission looked for ways to celebrate 200 years of legacy and culture in Bartholomew County, Indiana, they turned to Blockhouse Studios to create an immersive light projection show that would bring the community together. Blockhouse leveraged seven Epson Pro Series laser projectors to create “200 Years Together: Our Stories Illuminated […]

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Why You Should Be Building Intelligent Network Audio Solutions

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It’s Time to Innovate for a Smarter, Safer World By Chris Wildfoerster Axis Communications Audio technology has come a long way since the early days of eight-track and cassettes. The same is true for communications systems. We’re seeing an industry moving from static 70V audio systems to intelligent network audio solutions that leverage customers’ existing […]

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Almo Pro A/V Announces Details for Hybrid E4 Experience

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Almo Professional A/V, the Pro A/V industry’s most dynamic distributor, today announced more details surrounding its first Hybrid E4 Experience, taking place in Dallas on Nov. 30, 2021. E4 Dallas marks the first time that Almo is combining the regional, in-person educational and product showcase format of an E4 Experience with its virtual E4 Evolution (E4v) into a […]

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Avalue Announces ARC Series Ruggedized Touch Monitors

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Avalue Technology Inc., a global industrial PC solution provider, announced its ARC series of ruggedized touch monitors available in 12.1”, 15” and 17” screen sizes with 4:3 square ratio, and 10.1”, 15.6” and 21.5” screen sizes with a widescreen 16:9 ratio, offering a wide variety of sizes, brightness and resolution options. All monitors feature front […]

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C2G Releases Performance Series Ultra Flexible Active High Speed HDMI Cables Portfolio

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C2G announced it is now offering a complete portfolio of C2G Performance Series Ultra Flexible Active High Speed HDMI Cables. The cables are available in a variety of lengths from 12 feet to 50 feet and amplify the signal from the source to send it over longer distances without degrading the signal. Active HDMI cables […]

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Meyer Sound Introduces Spacemap Go Plug-in for VENUE 7 Platform and Pro Tools Digital Audio Workstation

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Meyer Sound announced the introduction of a new Spacemap Go plug-in for the VENUE 7 software platform and the Pro Tools digital audio workstation. Available immediately, the free AAX plug-in enables users of Avid VENUE | S6L systems to directly access functions of the Spacemap Go spatial sound design and live mixing tool from the […]

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Atlona Releases OCS-900N Network-enabled Occupancy Sensor for Automation Applications

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Atlona has expanded its portfolio of touch-free AV control components by introducing a network-enabled, multi-function sensor designed for a wide variety of automation applications. The new AT-OCS-900N detects occupancy, temperature and ambient light to trigger Atlona AV solutions or third-party devices over an IP network. It is available immediately. The ceiling-mounted OCS-900N uses passive infrared […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions‘ ActiveScene Now Runs on XOGO Media Player

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced Thursday that ActiveScene, its AV solution that transforms existing glass walls into dynamic digital signage, can now run on the XOGO media player. “We are proud to work with XOGO to make ActiveScene more accessible to users, and XOGO makes content management as easy as can be,” said Rich McPherson […]

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Vivitek Introduces NovoStage Collaboration Software for Windows To Allow For Multiscreen Presentation

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Vivitek introduced NovoStage, a Windows-based wireless collaboration software solution, to enable users to present to multiple screens simultaneously on the main display. NovoStage combines applications like Zoom and content from Windows Computers and iPads. Engineered to be compatible with content from iOS, MacOS, Android, Windows, Chromebook and Ubuntu, NovoStage transforms any Windows Display into a collaboration solution […]

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SDVoE Alliance and Xyte Partnership Will Provide Monitoring and Management Service for Alliance Members

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Cloud services company Xyte announced a strategic partnership with the SDVoE Alliance that will bring Xyte’s cloud connectivity platform to all 54 SDVoE Alliance members, providing a unified monitoring and management platform for more than 700 members products. SDVoE Alliance members now have access to the standardized monitoring and management platform to launch revenue-generating managed […]

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AVer Information Enters Technology Partnership With Sennheiser for Enhanced Video Collaboration Experiences

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AVer Information announced a technology partnership with Sennheiser. The combination of Sennheiser’s TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone with AVer ProAV auto-tracking and PTZ series cameras and AVer PTZ Link software adds voice tracking functionality for collaboration and video presentation experiences. AVer PTZ Link is an app for Windows and Mac that delivers voice-based camera tracking technology. […]

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Panasonic To Release PT-VMZ71 Series of LCD Projectors To Replace PT-VMZ60 Series

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Panasonic announced its latest series of LCD projectors to meet the emerging needs of education and business for collaboration and clear and vivid images. The PT-VMZ71 Series offers four WUXGA resolution models ranging from 5200-7000 lumens and offers 3,000,000:1 contrast. Panasonic says the series is ideal for well-lit classrooms, hybrid learning environments, new workspaces and […]

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Shure Joins WInnForum and 5G-MAG To Expand Access of Wireless Mics to Spectrum

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Shure has joined WInnForum and 5G-MAG. WInnForum, also known as Wireless Innovation Forum, focuses on standards and advancing technologies to better utilize spectrum and continued development of wireless communications systems. Shure believes that getting involved with the organization will help develop new technologies that would allow wireless microphones to get access to “free” or “affordable” spectrum to satisfy […]

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Digital Signage Federation To Join DSE 2022 Conference as Industry Association Partner

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Questex’s Digital Signage Experience 2022 (aka: the DSE Show) announced the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) will join the conference as an Industry Association partner. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022, in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. DSF is a not-for-profit independent voice of the digital signage industry. Since its inception in 2010, […]

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AQAV Names Bill Lawrence as Executive Director, Welcomes Kelly Perkins To Board of Directors as VP of Marketing

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AQAV announced the election of its new executive director, as well as an addition to its board for 2021-2022. Bill Lawrence, vice president of engineering at Kinly U.S. and current VP of programs at AQAV, assumed the role of AQAV executive director Nov. 1, 2021. Lawrence replaces Gina Sansivero, whose four-year term ended Oct. 31, […]

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Protecting the Supply Chain to Serve Integrators and End Users

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By Bryce Dunn Audinate Supply chains — once solely the domain of product managers and procurement specialists — are now being discussed in the evening news as disruptions impact the availability of a wide range of consumer and commercial goods. Semiconductors, in particular, have been affected by a significant uptick in demand that has not […]

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SDVoE Alliance Drives Content With NETGEAR, Aurora Multimedia and SNA Displays in New York City Retail and Entertainment Complex

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American Dream is an expansive retail and entertainment complex nestled outside of New York City. The mall features an array of entertainment, including the Nickelodeon Universe theme park, Big Snow American Dream ski slopes, a 25,000-square foot “City Under the Sea”-themed aquarium and the DreamWorks Water Park. The ultimate luxury destination, The Avenue, features an […]

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VuWall’s Video Wall Management Software Certified To Run With Genetec Security Center 5.10

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VuWall announced that its video wall management software is now officially certified by the Genetec Development Acceleration Program to run with Genetec Security Center 5.10. The plug-in ensures VuWall’s functionality within the Genetec ecosystem, letting operators control content without the need to switch applications. Working with the Genetec software interface, operators can remotely display and […]

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Room Acoustics Testing — Do I Need a Sub?

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By: Pat Brown SynAudCon Prior to designing a sound system, room acoustics testing needs to be done. Pat Brown answers the question, “Do I need a sub when testing the acoustics in the room?” You will also learn what Pat uses in his test kit. The dependence of a sound system’s performance on the room’s acoustics […]

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