JVC Professional Now Shipping KY-PZ510 Series PTZ Cameras


JVC Professional is now shipping its KY-PZ510 Series PTZ Cameras. The latest addition to JVC’s CONNECTED CAM remote production solutions, the new series includes four models with 4K60P HEVC Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) streaming, perfect for studios, classrooms, corporate settings, event facilities, sports venues and houses of worship. The cameras also feature enhanced SMART auto-tracking that follows one […]

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Biamp Now Shipping Cambridge QT X Sound Masking Solution


Biamp is shipping the Cambridge Qt X sound masking solution. Every Qt X controller, including the in-plenum Qt X 800 model, the rackmount 805 models and the Dante-compatible versions, are available today. The Qt X is an all-in-one sound masking solution that protects speech privacy, reduces noise distractions, improves office comfort and claims to boost […]

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Draper Announces 20% Expansion to Manufacturing Headquarters


Draper has announced a major expansion that will add 20% to its manufacturing headquarters located in central Indiana. The 100,000-square-foot addition will bring the total size of the facility to over 500,000 square feet. “We see a lot of good growth opportunities, and this building is going to allow us to continue to take care and […]

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Avocor Announces Range of Ultrawide Displays


Avocor just launched the L Series, a new range of Ultrawide 21:9 displays. With two models available in the range (touch and non-touch), the L series is aimed at Microsoft Teams Front Row users, as well as the impending wide-screen version of Zoom. Solutions like Microsoft Teams Room new Front Row experience utilize the 21:9 ratio to deliver a more holistic meeting […]

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BEST Demo at CEDIA Expo 2022: A Collab Between Trinnov, McIntosh, Sonus Faber, Kaleidescape and madVR


I’ve been attending CEDIA Expo for 20+ years. In case you don’t know what it is, CEDIA Expo is the industry’s premier high-end residential AV show — filled with stuff to make your home smarter, build the ultimate home cinema or tech that makes nesting a home better. No, this isn’t CES — the Consumer […]

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It’s Not Just About Your SSN — It’s About Protecting Your PII


TL;DR Tech giant Samsung suffered two major data breaches this year. It alerted those customers who were affected. Now there’s a class-action lawsuit against the company. On Sept. 6, 2022, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (hereinafter “Defendant” and/or “Samsung”). Plaintiff Shelby Harmer and thousands of individuals (hereinafter referred to as […]

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Zoom Adds Sign Language Interpretation, New Features for Zoom Whiteboard


Zoom has added Sign Language Interpretation, new features for Zoom Whiteboard and the availability of Workspace Reservation on its mobile app. Bring everyone into the conversation and create a more accessible environment with Sign Language Interpretation. Meeting and webinar hosts can designate multiple participants as sign language channel interpreters, and participants can choose which sign language interpretation they see. To give […]

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Sony Electronics Releases FX30 4K Super 35 Compact Cinema Camera


Sony Electronics added to its Cinema Line with the FX30 (model ILME-FX30). The new FX30 is a 4K Super 35 compact cinema camera that offers many professional features of the Cinema Line, such as Dual Base ISO, Log shooting modes, and user-imported LUTs (Look Up Tables) at a price point that appeals to many aspiring filmmakers. In addition to introducing the […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Commercial Integrator Expo in Denver Sept. 6-9, 2023


CEDIA Expo’s parent company, Emerald Expositions, announced the launch of a new commercial AV show to take place Sept. 6-9, 2023, in Denver, alongside CEDIA Expo. Commercial Integrator Expo will be an expo and conference addressing the needs of today’s fixed installation AV systems professionals and technology managers in corporate, higher education, hospitality, retail and […]

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PK Sound Adds Fourth-Generation DSP Presets


PK Sound has improved the performance of all Trinity Series robotic line source systems with the introduction of new fourth-generation DSP presets. Developed in collaboration with Paul Bauman, PK Sound CEO Jeremy Bridge, and some of the world’s top designers and FOH engineers, the new V4 presets deliver increased max SPLs; smoother coverage across all […]

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Just Add Power’s 718KVM/749KVM Transmitters to Offer Full AVP Functionality with Dolby Chipsets


Just Add Power is increasing the capabilities of its 718KVM/749KVM transmitters to offer full AVP functionality with Dolby chipsets. The 718KVM/749KVM transmitters support keyboard, video, and mouse (KVM) — as well as stereo audio breakout — right out of the box. With the installation of the new Dolby chipset, the transmitters can be modified in […]

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Snap One Debuts Control4 Vibrant Linear Lighting Family


Snap One debuted a lighting family under its Control4 line dubbed Vibrant Linear Lighting. Control4 Vibrant Linear Lighting provides partners with a complete product line and offers LED tape in a full selection of white, tunable white, color, and color + tunable white options. The company also provides all the accessories needed to create sophisticated lighting […]

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LG Showcasing World’s Largest OLED TV, World’s First Bendable 42-inch OLED TV at CEDIA 2022


CEDIA Expo 2022 is filled with new LG TVs including two “world’s first” LG OLED TVs – the world’s largest OLED TV — the 97-inch G2 OLED evo Gallery Edition TV (OLED97G2) — and the world’s first bendable 42-inch OLED TV — the LG OLED Flex (LX3). Both will be on display at LG’s CEDIA […]

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Middle Atlantic Products Provides Rack Systems for Immersive Demo at CEDIA Expo 2022


Middle Atlantic Products is providing the rack systems in an immersive demo at CEDIA Expo 2022. The demo will feature Middle Atlantic’s tried-and-true racks and rack accessories — including the CEDIA Hall of Fame honored RSH Custom Rackshelf — all installed in alignment with industry-best practices and designed with the Middle Atlantic 3D Design Tool. […]

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Vantage from Legrand Adds Retrofittable Lamp Manufacturer Soraa


Legrand’s lighting control brand Vantage has added retrofittable lamp manufacturer Soraa to its growing lighting fixture alliance. With this partnership, customers can expect a seamless pairing between Soraa best-in-class spectral technology and Vantage lighting controls. Soraa VIVID Brilliant and Warm Dim lamps are guaranteed to work with Vantage’s InFusion controller and the company’s customizable keypads […]

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Seymour-Screen Excellence Unveils Retro Masking System CEDIA Expo 2022


Seymour-Screen Excellence is unveiling its Retro Masking System to the CEDIA channel home theater designers and installers at CEDIA Expo 2022. Retro Masking System is a purpose-built custom solution to add motorized 16:9 masking to any brand’s 2.40:1 fixed-frame screen. For clientele already in love with the native scope ratio screen, from any manufacturer, the […]

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JBL Stage 2 Architectural Series from HARMAN Luxury Audio Group Now Shipping


HARMAN Luxury Audio Group announced that its JBL Stage 2 Architectural Series and Stage XD Series loudspeakers are now shipping. Featuring eight models in various configurations for both in-wall and in-ceiling installations, Stage 2 Architectural Series loudspeakers are crafted to be visually discreet. Offered in two sizes and built for durability, Stage XD Series all-weather […]

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Screen Innovations Introduces Updated Nano 2


Screen Innovations (SI) recently introduced a new version of its Nano 2. The Nano 2’s removable front cover provides access to the motors, technology and shading fabric inside the cassette. This feature enables leveling adjustments, maintenance, and fabric swaps to be handled easily without detaching the cassette from the window. The Nano 2 motor, power […]

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Leon Speakers Debuts Taller Bollard Model to Terra LuminSound Line


Building off its Terra LuminSound outdoor speaker portfolio, Leon Speakers adds a new, taller model to the line. The Terra LuminSound Bollard speaker features the same handcrafted components and built-in low-voltage lighting as the shorter landscape version but stands taller, thanks to a 21-inch aircraft-grade aluminum base. At an overall height of 32 inches and available with […]

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Leon Speakers Adds New TcBar to Tonecase Product Line


Leon Speakers just debuted a new product in the Tonecase line of technology concealment products: the TcBar for soundbars from Sonos, Bluesound and others. Wall-mounted to fit any display size up to 98” diagonal, the TcBar is designed to accommodate four of the most prevalent soundbars on the market: the Sonos Beam, Sonos Arc, Bluesound […]

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WALL-SMART Offers Mounting Hardware for Seamless Access Point Installation


WALL-SMART now offers systems integrators mounting hardware that makes Wi-Fi access points (AP) disappear. Customized for several leading AP brands, including Araknis, Ruckus, Ubiquiti, and Savant network AI powered by Juniper APs, the mounts enable a device that ordinarily protrudes from the ceiling to be hidden within the surface. The cover included with the mount can […]

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WALL-SMART Announces Custom Wall Mounts for Savant Ascend Keypads


WALL-SMART has a new line of custom-designed wall mounts enabled by Savant Ascend keypads to be installed completely flush with any wall surface. WALL-SMART introduces the new flush-mounts for Savant Ascend keypads at CEDIA Expo 2022 in booth #24055. By utilizing these mounts, systems integrators can deliver a control solution that’s as discreet as it is […]

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Planar Adds Luminate Fine-Pitch, High-Bright Outdoor LED Video Wall Series


Planar just announced a new addition to the company’s portfolio of outdoor fine-pitch LED display solutions with the release of a fine-pitch, high-bright outdoor LED video wall designed for up-close viewing. The Planar Luminate Ultra Series LED video wall display features coated LEDs to deliver ruggedness and exceptional image detail for high-ambient light environments. The Planar […]

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LED Studio Launches V-Poster Freestanding Digital Poster Display on Wheels


LED Studio just launched something the company is calling the V-Poster, an all-in-one, freestanding digital poster display on wheels.  At 1800mm (70” H) x 600mm (23” W) and with an ultraslim profile of 25mm, the V-Poster is available in 1.8mm and 2.5mm LED pixel pitches. The V-Poster can be installed in a single formation or a […]

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Utelogy Corporation Partners With EOS IT Solutions for IT/Collaboration Support in 175+ Countries


Utelogy Corporation has announced its partnership with EOS IT Solutions, a global technology and logistics company, providing collaboration and IT support services through forward-thinking solutions in 175+ countries. The Utelogy and EOS partnership intends to play a key role in providing collaboration and business IT Support services. By leveraging the power of the Utelogy platform […]

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Snap One Returns to CEDIA Expo 2022 to Debut Several Innovative Solutions


Snap One is returning to CEDIA Expo 2022 with the debut of several innovative solutions across the control, audio, surveillance, and networking categories – all of which will be on display in Booth #16055. Notable new product introductions include the Control4 Halo Remotes, Control4 Vibrant Lighting, Episode Radiance Audio & Lighting System, Luma x20 Surveillance, […]

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Screen Innovations Debuts Zen 2 at CEDIA Expo 2022


Screen Innovations (SI) debuted motorized shading for outdoor applications via the Zen 2, developed to blend into outdoor environments. The Zen 2 motorized cassette accommodates a wide selection of outdoor shading fabrics (up to 25 feet wide and 16 feet tall) is available in several designer colors and can be primed to paint for a […]

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The Washington, DC E4 Experience Might Well Have Been the Best-Ever


Coming back out of this long nightmare known as the pandemic has been painstakingly slow and that’s an understatement. We’ve had a number of starts and stops in and all over the live events market. And, attendance at every event along the way — from ISE, to NAB to InfoComm and a host of regional […]

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Nice/Nortek Control Is Now Nice North America


Nice announced the completed transition from Nortek Control to Nice North America. Nice says that partners, including dealers, integrators, builders and distributors, will benefit from its broad portfolio for residential, commercial, and industrial solutions, deeper partner programs, and expanded training and certification for the field.  As part of this transition, the company is sunsetting Nortek […]

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Five Extron Products Are Now Certified for Zoom Rooms


Extron just announced that several of their audio processors, amplifiers and speakers are now certified for Zoom Rooms. The company has worked together with hardware solutions partners, such as Sennheiser, to develop solutions that deliver an unmatched user experience regardless of room type. The products in the Zoom Rooms Certified Design Solutions have been designed […]

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Logitech Debuts Brio 500 Webcams, Zone Vibe Headphones for Hybrid Workers


Logitech debuted two new product series, Brio 500 webcams and Zone Vibe headphones, designed for hybrid workers. Created for those who want enterprise-grade audio and video quality on at-home video calls, Brio 500 series (Brio 500 and Brio 505) is a new class of webcams that solve the most common video conferencing challenges. Brio 500 series introduces the Show […]

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Shure Adds Improvements to Stem Ecosystem Audio Components


Shure says it has tuned and refined the Stem Ecosystem audio components in certified acoustic labs at its headquarters. These advancements, available to Stem users today via Firmware v2.5, have yielded significant improvements in clarity, more consistent speech levels, and enhanced intelligibility for a more natural and transparent communication experience. The Stem Ecosystem provides a […]

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