Atomos Develops Apple ProRes RAW Recording From Sony’s Alpha 1 Camera

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Atomos just announced the development of Apple ProRes RAW recording from the new full-frame mirrorless camera recently announced by Sony, the Alpha 1. This is all made possible with the Atomos Ninja V which will record pristine ProRes RAW images from the camera’s RAW output at up to 4.3Kp60. Sony’s Alpha 1 is a new […]

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Aveo Systems Updates Mira Connect Smart AV Control System

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Aveo Systems updated its Mira Connect smart AV control system and added support for broadcast TV tuners, sound masking applications and extending Zoom Rooms capabilities. Cable, satellite and off-air TV tuners are now supported via Mira Connect and integrators can add the tuner, define channel favorites, upload channel icons and route the tuners to displays. […]

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Visionary’s PacketAV Duet Wallplate Encoder Wins 2021 NSCA EPI Award

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Visionary has announced the PacketAV Duet Wallplate Encoder with Bluetooth (DuetE-WP-BT) as a recipient of NSCA’s seventh annual Excellence in Product Innovation awards. The Excellence in Product Innovation (EPI) awards are NOT pay-for-play awards and recognize products that have a profound impact on systems integrators. Visionary’s PacketAV Duet Wallplate Encoder with Bluetooth was honored as […]

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Almo Pro A/V Partners With OfficePro to Offer Videoconference Training

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Everyone is using Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex or BlueJeans — so Almo Professional A/V announced it is the first distributor to offer training services for these platforms thanks to a new partnership with OfficePro, Inc. As a result, these training packages can be incorporated into an AV project to add incremental revenue and ensure […]

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Epson to Sponsor Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition

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Epson announced it is sponsoring Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition. For over a century, Crayola has sparked imagination and ignited creativity all over the world. Best known for their iconic box of crayons, the spectrum of Crayola products is rooted in innovation and invention. To support the Crayola IDEAworks exhibition, Epson printers and projectors will […]

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XTEN-AV Introduces ‘Refer & Redeem Program’

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XTEN-AV, the cloud-based, AI-Powered AV Design software, has added a “Refer & Redeem Program” — basically giving users a free month if they recommend a potential user to the platform. The XTEN-AV Referral Program allows users to invite people to register on the platform and in turn, collect points, redeemable as a free monthly subscription. […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Debuts Cloud-Based Software Media Player Solution

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Carousel Digital Signage just debuted (and are already shipping) the Carousel Express Players, a new cloud-based software media player solution designed for keeping remote workers and students informed and up to date. The players help organizations extend their digital signage beyond location-based end points, and reach people wherever they work, learn and live. Carousel Digital […]

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Vestel Visual Solutions Adds Q Series Display Range

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Vestel Visual Solutions announced the expansion of its display range Thursday with the arrival of the new Q Series family. Featuring four new 24/7 models — the 65” QN65, 55” QN55 and QP55, and 49” QP49 — the Q Series is UHD resolution (3,840×2,160) and HDR 10 on the QN65 and QN55, and FHD resolution […]

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Barco Receives Upgraded MSCI ESG Rating — Now an AA Company

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Barco accomplished another step in its sustainability ratings. With an upgrade in the MSCI ESG rating from A to AA, the company is now in the top 12% sustainability performers in the industry. MSCI is a global rating agency. Its ESG rating is designed to measure a company’s resilience to long-term, industry material environmental, social […]

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DAS Audio Systems Provides Sound for Kazakhstan Martial Arts Palace

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The young capital of Kazakhstan is one of the fastest growing cities in the country in the business, health, academic and cultural sectors. This growth has sparked the appearance of unique and impressive sport infrastructures, like the Martial Arts Palace in the Asian capital. With a total of 32,000 m2, the palace is designed to […]

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Canopy by Hilton Downtown Utilizes DAS Audio Systems Throughout

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Offering unique leisure and business facilities, the Canopy by Hilton Downtown is the new boutique lifestyle hotel to open in Tempe, Arizona. To ensure sound reproduction throughout, they invested in the installation of an assortment of DAS Audio systems. In charge of the project were “Skinny” Greg Gilman, who has wide experience in the world […]

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Extron to Integrate Select Capabilities With HP Elite Slice G2

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Extron announced that it is working with HP to create scalable meeting solutions for modern workspaces. With these solutions, Extron is integrating room automation, audio and signal extension capabilities with the HP Elite Slice G2, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom Rooms solutions. Its collaboration with HP brings Extron AV control capabilities to the HP Elite […]

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AJA Video Systems Releases T-TAP Pro Thunderbolt-3-Connected Device

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AJA Video Systems just unveiled T-TAP Pro, a compact and portable Thunderbolt-3-connected device that is designed to simplify 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD/SD monitoring and output over 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 on compatible Mac or PC computers. Designed for a range of production scenarios, T-TAP Pro provides video monitoring, including High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for high […]

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Lumens Digital Optics Unveils VC-BC301P 4K IP POV Camera

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Lumens Digital Optics unveiled its VC-BC301P 4K IP POV camera; a 4K 60-frame-per-second IP camera for live production, sports, HOW and corporate video capture. The VC-BC301P 4K IP POV camera uses the 1/1.8” SONY high sensitive sensor and is capable of capturing a 102-degree viewing angle and sends content via Ethernet, HDMI and USB 3.0. […]

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Kramer Electronics Unveils Two-Gang Decora Wall Plate

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Kramer Electronics’ WP-EN6 is a two-gang Decora wall plate video encoder that claims streaming of 4K@60Hz (4:2:0), HDCP 2.2, HDMI video, IR, RS-232 and USB signals over an IP network in unicast (one-to-one) or multicast (many-to-many) configurations. The WP-EN6 uses Power over Ethernet (POE) and auto-senses the extension line PoE status and accepts power from […]

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Biamp Releases TesiraFORTÉ X Series of Audio-to-IP Solutions

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The Biamp TesiraFORTÉ X series is the latest audio-to-IP addition to Biamp’s range of UCC solutions designed for mid-sized rooms up to the very largest spaces. Including compatibility with AVB and Dante, the TesiraFORTÉ X includes the TesiraFORTÉ X 400 (four channels), the TesiraFORTÉ X 800 (eight channels) and the TesiraFORTÉ X 1600 (16 channels) […]

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Renkus-Heinz Announces New Compact Stage Monitor

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Renkus-Heinz announced the latest product in its C Series line: the CA/CX121M; a compact, cost-effective stage monitor. Available in both passive (CX121M) and powered (CA121M) models, the single 12” stage monitor/multipurpose loudspeaker combines Renkus-Heinz’s standards with coaxial driver technology. With identical horizontal and vertical off-axis performance, the performer is allowed greater freedom of movement without […]

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AVer Information Launches CAM130 USB Conference Camera Solution With Built-In Mic

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AVer Information announced the launch of the CAM130, a USB conference camera solution with a built-in microphone — meant for huddle rooms, phone booth rooms and those who work from home. The CAM130 is the first of AVer’s new series of solutions which include built-in fill lighting. The CAM130 automatically adjusts brightness and memorizes preferences. […]

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New Features Added to BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams Solutions

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BlueJeans by Verizon announced new features to its BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams solution (BlueJeans Gateway). Additionally Microsoft named Verizon as an early launch partner for its new Operator Connect platform. Operator Connect creates a direct peering relationship between the Microsoft Teams platform and Verizon’s SIP trunking network — claiming a more secure and enterprise-grade, […]

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AJA Video Systems Releases Desktop Software v16

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AJA Video Systems has released Desktop Software v16, a free update that introduces new features to AJA’s lineup of KONA, Io, and T-TAP products, such as High Dynamic Range (HDR) signaling over SDI, expanded IP video functionality, support for the just announced T-TAP Pro Thunderbolt 3 output device and increased compatibility with the latest hardware […]

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PSNI Global Alliance Announces 2021-22 Global Board of Directors

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PSNI Global Alliance has announced its 2021-22 Global Board of Directors to reflect the global strength of its Certified Solution Provider (CSP) network. With PSNI’s global Certified Solution Provider (CSP) network now tipping the scales at 50 countries, the Alliance has elected Toby Wise, managing director at Snelling Business Systems as a global director-at-large and […]

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Growth Opportunities Lie Ahead for Pro Displays After an Unprecedented Year

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By Matthew Rubin Futuresource Consulting The past year has been one of the most volatile on record for the professional displays industry. As COVID-19 spread across the globe, supply chains were interrupted and end-user demand plummeted in some of the biggest markets. Add into the mix the increasing appeal of LED, which makes it a […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Announces MultiSync Message Series

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced its new MultiSync Message Series, which features displays from the ME, M and MA Series; aimed at presentation and signage. Introduced in December, the ME Series is the ideal large format display with all the features needed at a cost-conscious price point. The ME series is a mainstream digital signage […]

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ViewSonic Launches ViewBoard Cast Button

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ViewSonic Corp launched the ViewBoard Cast Button, a brand-new accessory of ViewSonic’s wireless presentation display (WPD) solution — think: ClickShare button. The ViewBoard Cast Button is designed to make wireless multiscreen collaboration simpler. Once a one-time setup is completed by pairing the Button to ViewSonic’s ViewBoard interactive displays or commercial displays then, all users need […]

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Epson Announces New Moverio AR Smart Glasses

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Epson today announced the Moverio BT-40 and BT-40S, the new generation of Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart glasses. Powered by Epson Si-OLED technology, the new Moverio solutions offer users a number of advances including a wider field of view (FOV), Full HD 1080p display resolution, high contrast, improved connectivity and a more comfortable and an […]

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RTI Now Shipping HDMI 2.0 Matrix Solutions With HDBaseT 18Gpbs Option

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RTI is shipping its new HDMI 2.0 matrix solutions using HDBaseT’s 18Gbps option featuring color space conversion (CSC) technology; the 4×4 VX44-18G-Kit, 8×8 VX88-18G and matching VRX70-18G receiver automatically integrate with the RTI control system. The new switchers support 4K UHD resolutions at a 60Hz refresh rate and 4:4:4 chroma sampling and are HDCP 2.2-compliant […]

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Strand Announces Standardized Vision.Net Line For Use With 35-Millimeter DIN Rail

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Strand announced that the company is standardizing its portfolio Vision.Net architectural lighting components to use 35-millimeter DIN rail for mounting. Strand’s new, modular family of hardware devices consists of nine new products, including control modules, rack trays, enclosures, power supplies and other components. This new solution can be customized to any size application, making it […]

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The Outlook for Home Working Beyond COVID-19

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By Chris Pennell Futuresource Consulting Futuresource’s Home Working survey asked 1,500 employees across America, France, Germany, and the U.K. about the impact COVID-19 has had on their working patterns, as well as the use of work technology in the home. The findings indicate that post-COVID-19, respondents expect the changes to working patterns to continue in […]

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Professional Audio in Broadcast and Video Production: Through the Pandemic and Beyond

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By James Kirby Futuresource Consulting The Industry Begins to Recover The broadcast and video content industries have experienced significant changes over the past 12 months. The outbreak of COVID-19 has come as a substantial external shock, hindering the creation and supply of premium content. At the same time, demand for video content in the home […]

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