Amate Audio Launches New X102FD High Output Point Source for Small, Medium Applications

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Amate Audio is launching the X102FD, a high output point source active 2x 10” system for medium and smaller size application environments. Capable of power and performance far in excess of its compact form factor, in these applications, a single pair of cabinets will outperform two strings of 4x 8” line array elements. In any […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications’ YVC-330 Speakerphone Now Interoperable With Zoom

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Yamaha Unified Communications has announced that its YVC-330 portable USB and Bluetooth speakerphone is certified by Zoom Video Communications Inc. for use with Zoom. The certification verifies that the YVC-330 is interoperable with Zoom, making it seamless for users to connect and control audio directly from the Zoom interface. The YVC-330 features various expandability and […]

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LG Business Solutions Intros UltraFine Ergo Workstation Monitor

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LG Business Solutions has introduced a new family of ultra-high-definition workstation monitors designed for ever-evolving workspaces. Available now, the new 31.5-inch LG UltraFine “Ergo” monitor (model 32BN88U-B) features a unique stand that easily attaches to work surfaces with the included C-clamp mount. The unit tilts, swivels, pivots or extends to fit virtually any work style. […]

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Almo Pro A/V to (Virtually) Host Fall 2020 E4 Evolution Oct. 27-29

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Next week, Almo Professional A/V is hosting the fall 2020 E4 Evolution (E4v), it’s highly successful virtual program that provides live online education and expert insight on topics resellers and integrators need to evolve and thrive. Part of the award-winning E4 Experience platform, all E4v sessions are first-run and led by the industry’s most sought-after […]

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LG Business Solutions Creates Pro:Centric Connect for Its Healthcare Smart TVs

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As patients, healthcare professionals and medical facilities increasingly embrace videoconferencing as part of the care delivery system, LG Business Solutions USA has launched LG Pro:Centric Connect, a new UCC tool for systems integrators to offer simple and secure video calls through LG’s healthcare smart TVs. This expands the power of LG’s Pro:Centric platform by providing […]

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Demonstrating a Livestreaming Studio Setup at Zoomtopia

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By Paul Richards PTZ Optics It’s been exciting to watch the AV industry evolve over the last 10 years, watching the rapid development of products such as Zoom Video Communications, the sweeping changes that videoconferencing and production technologies have brought and much more. I’ve done deep dives into the worlds of both video production and […]

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Visix Releases New Version of AxisTV Signage Suite Software

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Visix has released version 1.38 of its AxisTV Signage Suite digital signage software. This latest update includes a new template designer in the browser-based CMS, as well as an HTML5 message playlist viewer that’s designed to help communicators better reach remote employees, students and staff. The new HTML5 viewer lets clients publish their digital signage […]

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LG Electronics’ XE4F Now an HDBaseT-Enabled Outdoor Digital Signage Display

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LG Electronics’ XE4F is now an HDBaseT-enabled outdoor digital signage display for all outdoor applications. LG, a co-founder of the HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry association tasked with promoting and advancing the HDBaseT standard. The LG XE4F provides a range of features to customers, including a slim and robust design, upgraded brightness even under strong and […]

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App-less Shrugged

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Given today’s environment and my role with a workplace technology company, I have been exploring a LOT of different collaboration tools as of late. Collaboration devices have officially gone well beyond wireless screen-sharing at this point. In fact, with Zoom, Teams, etc. offering screen-share as part of their software platforms over the Wi-Fi connection, I’d […]

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Visionary Intros MV4 Multiviewer Solution

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Visionary just announced the MV4 IP Multiviewer, a multiwindowing solution for monitoring or displaying multiple sources simultaneously. The MV4 IP Multiviewer can mix and match input resolutions, scale any video input up to 4K UHD and route to any input window to combine up to four sources in a single 4K image. Designed for small […]

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RTS Announces OMS Hybrid Main Station for Party Line Intercom Systems

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RTS just announced the global introduction of OMS (OMNEO Main Station), a hybrid IP/digital/analog main station for party line intercom systems and the core component of a new product family: RTS Digital Partyline. Housed in a compact 1RU enclosure, OMS is a solution capable of interconnecting both wired/wireless and IP/digital/analog devices. Full TCP/IP connectivity is […]

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ClearOne Announces BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile

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ClearOne announced its new BMA 360, claiming it to be the world’s most technologically advanced Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile. The ClearOne BMA 360 is a wideband, frequency invariant beamforming mic array with uniform gain response across all frequency bands. With FiBeam technology, conference participants will experience full fidelity audio across all beams and within […]

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Barix’s IP Former Transforms Analog Loudspeakers Into Networked IP Speakers

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Barix is now shipping its IP Former for transforming analog loudspeakers into networked IP speakers. Enabling upgrades of existing audio deployments to support advanced IP functionality, the new module lets systems integrators and installers offer customers a digital audio environment using their current speakers. Replacing the 70/100-volt transformer traditionally used with analog loudspeakers, IP Former […]

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Lumens 4K and Full HD Videoconference Cameras Join Barco ClickShare Alliance Program

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Lumens announced its 4K and Full HD videoconference cameras and auto-tracking camera have joined the Barco ClickShare Alliance Program. Collaborating with Barco’s ClickShare wireless conferencing system, Lumens videoconference cameras offer the end users a solution and a variety of meeting space options. With the Barco ClickShare button, everyone in the room can instantly see and […]

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PreSonus Releases New AVB-to-Dante Bridge

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A plug-and-play endpoint that bridges AVB and Dante networks, the PreSonus AVB-D16 16×16 AVB-to-Dante Bridge, enables you to send and receive up to 16 audio channels between PreSonus StudioLive Series III mixers and a Dante network. With one or more AVB-D16s, you can easily integrate PreSonus StudioLive Series III mixers, NSB-series stage boxes, and EarMix […]

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Marshall Electronics Introduces CV503-U3 Camera for Professional Broadcast Production

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Marshall Electronics just introduced its CV503-U3 camera model designed around its CV503 camera, which is commonly used in professional broadcast production. The CV503-U3 is a dedicated USB3.0 HD POV camera to meet the demand for USB-based workflows for both work-from-home as well as a range of remote livestreaming applications. It offers plug-and-play connectivity using capture […]

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DTEN Announces New Products at Zoomtopia

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Very little is known about these specific products yet, but, since Zoomtopia was earlier this week, we felt like some information is better than none. So, here it goes: DTEN was at the 2020 Zoomtopia with its new products including DTEN’s expanding Zoom for Home solutions, DTEN ME and DTEN onTV. DTEN ME: Featuring Zoom […]

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BenQ Now Shipping RP02 Series Interactive Flat Panels

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BenQ is now shipping its new RP02 Series interactive flat panels (IFPs), designed for in-person and remote collaborative meetings. The cloud-enabled RP02 Series IFPs feature cloud whiteboarding for Windows and Android, a new user interface and annotation tools, mobile interactivity, duo screen and signage messaging capabilities. The 4K UHD IFP series is available in three […]

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Mood Media Joins DPAA

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DPAA announced today, the third and final day of its annual Video Everywhere Summit, that Mood Media has joined the association. Mood Media, headquartered in Austin, Texas, is an on-premise and connected media solutions company dedicated to elevating the customer experience. The company provides in-store media solutions that help businesses connect with their customers, enhance […]

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Shuttle Expands Product Range With All-in-One Player and Digital Signage Display

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Shuttle has expanded its product range to include an all-in-one player and vertically-oriented digital signage display with an elongated bar-type format. The D230 is a turnkey signage player has been designed specifically for shelf advertising in retail stores. An integrated camera allows target-group-specific content to be played using biometric recognition. The bright 23.1-inch screen can […]

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PSNI Global Alliance Adds Luxul and C2G as Latest Vendor Partners

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PSNI Global Alliance has reinforced its Legrand brand offering by adding Luxul and C2G to its portfolio of preferred vendor partners. Part of the renowned Legrand AV group, Luxul and C2G bring a comprehensive range of wireless networking and connectivity solutions to PSNI’s extensive global operations. The companies will now engage in joint go-to-market strategies, […]

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National CineMedia’s New NCM/DOOH Group Joins DPAA

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DPAA announced at its annual Video Everywhere Summit that National CineMedia (NCM)’s new NCM/DOOH group has joined the association. Colorado-based National CineMedia (NCM) is the largest cinema advertising network in the U.S., with 20,900 movie screens in more than 1,700 theaters across 190 designated market areas (DMAs), including each of the top 50. NCM Digital […]

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Roland Announces Its First Stand-Alone HDMI-to-USB Video Conversion Device

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Roland announced the UVC-01 USB Video Capture, Roland’s first stand-alone HDMI-to-USB video conversion device. Now available as part of exclusive Roland Livestreaming Bundles in North America, the new UVC-01 seamlessly pairs with the most popular products in the Roland V-series lineup, including the V-02HD Multi-Format Video Mixer and the V-1HD, V-1HD+, V-8HD and V-60HD video […]

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Vivitek Adds Two New New Wireless Collaboration NovoProjectors

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Vivitek has announced that it is launching two NovoProjectors, the DH3665ZN and DH858N, both of which feature integrated NovoConnect wireless collaboration capabilities. These projectors are designed to be all-in-one solutions and feature on-board wireless presentation and moderator function, making them ideally suited for the BYOD era without additional equipment. It’s possible to display up to […]

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Poly Intros Poly Sync, a New Line of Smart, Portable USB and Bluetooth Speakerphones

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Today at Zoomtopia 2020, Poly announced the Poly Sync Family – Poly Sync 20, Poly Sync 40 and Poly Sync 60 – a new line of smart, portable, USB and Bluetooth speakerphones. According to Poly, the Poly Sync 20 is one of the first USB and Bluetooth speakerphones to receive Zoom’s Personal USB Speakerphone certification. […]

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Three Reasons Free Isn’t the Answer

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Unfortunately, we’ve hit the second wave of COVID-19. Here’s wishing you, your families and your colleagues are safe and healthy. I like the clarity that comes with hindsight. Now’s a great time to look back at some of the business strategies we either initiated (or considered initiating) way back at the beginning of the pandemic. […]

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September: An Interesting Month for Trade Shows

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In case you were not paying attention during the month of September, a few news stories broke regarding industry trade shows: Sept. 16 — ISE announced it was moving from February to June for 2021. Soon after Sept. 16 — InfoComm announced it was keeping its previously planned June dates. Sept. 21 — DSE announces […]

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Extron Intros New ENERGY STAR Qualified Subwoofer Amplifier

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Extron just introduced the NetPA U 8001 SUB, an ENERGY STAR qualified subwoofer amplifier that outputs 800 watts in a plenum rated enclosure that mounts directly to the Extron SF 10C SUB in‑ceiling subwoofer. Dante Domain Manager and AES67 support ensure wide compatibility with enterprise configurations and other network audio devices. With its integrated DSP […]

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MXL Microphones Releases REVELATION MINI FET Mic

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MXL Microphones released the REVELATION MINI FET. Based on the REVELATION and REVELATION II tube microphones, MXL set out to create a microphone with the “warmth” of a tube mic but using the FET circuit with a smaller footprint. MXL’s REVELATION MINI FET utilizes a 32-millimeter center terminating, gold-sputtered capsule combined with a low noise […]

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Is There Passion in AV?

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Like many people who work in AV, my journey to the industry came about through music. I’m a lifelong, passionate multi-instrumentalist musician, and both a studio and live sound engineer. I’m even lucky enough to have been in a band that had a Billboard chart-topping #1 single some years back. On the business side of […]

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