Absen Wins Jury Verdict Against Ultravision In Patent Infringement Lawsuit


On June 12, 2021, a federal jury in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas rendered a decision in favor of Absen in a patent infringement lawsuit. In the case, Ultravision alleged that Absen LED display products exported to the United States infringed certain patents. The jury verdict found that none of the nine […]

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Crestron Control Module Now Available for ClearOne BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array and UNITE 200


ClearOne announced the availability of a new camera control module, Crestron Pro 3, for Crestron control systems that is designed to work with ClearOne’s BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile and ClearOne’s UNITE 200. It also works with any other Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera that complies with the VISCA control protocol. The Crestron Pro 3 […]

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rAVe To Use Patent-Pending Tech for Digital Coverage of InfoComm 2021; Register Today! 


After a more than two-year hiatus (and you know why), InfoComm 2021 registration is finally open! Set for October 27-29, the show will be in its most familiar location: Orlando, Florida. For the first time in history, the show will be in the fall. This year marks the 24th time the show has been hosted […]

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Barco Introduces Next Generation of UniSee LCD Video Walls


Barco introduced the next generation of its high-brightness Barco UniSee LCD video wall. This is the last step in the full LCD video wall portfolio renewal. This new generation builds on the unique strengths of Barco UniSee and further optimizes the state-of-the-art image quality for use in a broader range of applications. The next generation […]

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DVDO Announces New Lineup of Video Handling Devices for Simplified Integration


DVDO announced a new lineup of “video handling devices” designed to simplify integration and installation of public information displays. The new line of DVDO HDMI splitters, switches and matrix multiplexers distribute video from a single content source to multiple displays, select among multiple sources for output to a single display or route multiple sources to […]

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Maverick AV Solutions and Crestron Partner for European Distribution of UCC Product Line


The AV division of Tech Data, Maverick AV Solutions, is now distributing the Crestron Flex lineup of UCC products in 16 European territories as well as the U.S. and Canada. The agreement covers the Crestron Flex Enterprise UC products, including Microsoft Teams certified devices. The range includes video and audio room solutions, audio conferencing, personal communication devices, […]

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DVIGear Updates DisplayNet Software for Code-Free Programing and EDID Management


DVIGear released the latest version of its DisplayNet Software, DisplayNet 3.1. Available to all DisplayNet customers, this update includes a new scripting engine that enables Code-Free system programming, as well as enhancements to DisplayNet’s EDID Management functionality. DisplayNet 3.1 introduces two types of recallable Presets: Snapshots and Scripts. Snapshots capture the state of an entire system […]

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Sharp NEC Display Releases InfinityBoard for UCC Collaboration


Sharp NEC Display’s latest collaboration board, the IB754Q-2.1 InfinityBoard is shipping. The 75-inch 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution UCC board includes an ultra-high-definition InGlass touch display and two passive pens. Its design also includes an ultra-wide angle Huddly IQ videoconferencing camera and high-end conference speakers. The included PC and Windows 10 Pro so you can […]

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AUDAC Releases ASP20 Series of Specialized Sound Projectors


AUDAC started shipping its ASP20 series of sound projectors (specialized speakers) designed for speech intelligibility and background music in a wide variety of applications. The ASP20 is a 20-watt spherical loudspeaker, fitted with an 8-inch driver and a 70/100V line transformer with different power tappings for 20 watts, 10 watts and 5 watts. According to AUDAC, […]

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VERO Production Studio and Production AV Produce New BMW Car Promo


Bristol’s VERO virtual production studio was the setting for a new promo film for BMW’s new all-electric iX3 Premier Edition recently — using its Desay 2.6-millimeter pixel-pitch LED screen technology for the road visuals. The VERO team was approached by BMW to create a studio space to house the iX3 Sports Activity Vehicle with an […]

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Atlantic Technology Expands AZURE Line of In-Ceiling Speakers


Atlantic Technology added a new line of in-ceiling speakers as part of the AZURE line. AZURE includes three 6.5-inch and two 8-inch, two-way loudspeakers that are timbre-matched to Atlantic Technology’s range of in-room and in-wall speakers. With the launch of the five AZURE speakers atop the eight IC Series, the company now offers 13 architectural solutions […]

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Planar Launches Planar Studios Initiative for VP and XR Productions


Planar announced the launch of Planar Studios, an initiative designed to revolutionize the virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR) markets. Planar Studios combines the advanced technologies, industry partnerships and personnel that today’s customers require to create realistic on-screen content in the ever-expanding VP and XR industries. Through the Planar Studios initiative, Planar is empowering […]

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Extron to Ship DTP2 T 201 D HDMI Transmitter


Extron is shipping the DTP2 T 201 D, a one-gang decorator-style transmitter for sending HDMI signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CatX cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports video resolutions up to 4K@60 at 4:4:4 color sampling and complies with HDCP 2.3. The one-gang, wall-mountable form factor of the […]

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PSNI to Offer ‘Global Services Certification’ for Worldwide AV Support Mechanisms


PSNI Global Alliance has introduced its Global Services Certification — a certification that will respond to the need for streamlined, standardized and common support mechanisms on a global scale. The certification is offered in response to a recent worldwide survey of its Certified Solution Providers (CSPs) and follows its Global Deployment Certification. This certification establishes […]

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Angekis Releases One Touch Video Collaboration Bar for UCC Applications


Angekis has debuted a video collaboration bar dubbed One Touch. Incorporating an AI-powered 4K camera and a beamforming microphone array with AEC and loudspeakers, One Touch is designed for UCC applications from huddle rooms to meeting rooms. Using an integrated 4K image sensor that has a 120-degree field of view (without fisheye or image distortion), […]

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PPDS Announces Philips L-Line 7000 Series of LED Displays


PPDS has announced the launch of the Philips L-Line 7000 series of LED displays. The new high-brightness and bezel-free 7000 series includes a more simplified mounting and calibration system, built-in cable and data wiring, an IP30 rating (protection against dust, dirt and moisture) and fire retardancy. Making its debut in North America, the Philips 7000 […]

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Roland’s Professional A/V Announces V-160HD Streaming Video Switcher for Hybrid Production


Roland Professional A/V’s division announced the V-160HD Streaming Video Switcher, a multichannel HD video switcher with built-in streaming capabilities. Designed for hybrid production, the V-160HD allows users to connect with live audiences in Full HD with comprehensive HDMI and SDI I/O and simultaneously stream to any popular web platform via USB-C. The V-160HD also features […]

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Powersoft Expands Amplifier T Series With T902 and T904


Powersoft announced two additions to its touring amplifier platform under the T Series. The T902 is a two-channel amplifier specified to deliver 4000W at 2 ohms, 3200W at 4 ohms or 1800W at 8 ohms. Its high rail voltage and peak current on the outputs make it ideal for driving large 4-ohm subwoofers (like dual […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Announces LCD Laser Projector for Corporate, Higher Ed and Rental


Sharp NEC Display Solutions today announced the availability of the PA804UL LCD laser projector. Aimed at corporate, higher education and rental/staging applications, the first of the PA Series projectors is 8,200 lumens, dubbed the PA804UL, and is native 4K 60P resolution. Its dual blue laser systems offer white balance over the life of the projector […]

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The “New” Workspace Is Really Just Digital Transformation


In my March 2020 blog, written before COVID-19 changed the world, I wrote about “Digital Transformation.” At the time, very few organizations had truly invested in a digital transformation strategy. It was still a buzzword corporate leaders did not understand or were not able to fully implement. Before we move any further, let’s get a […]

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Biamp Releases ‘Desono EX’ Line of Surface Mount Loudspeakers


Desono EX is Biamp’s newest line of surface mount loudspeakers, designed for a range of distributed applications, including presentation spaces, restaurants, hotels, bars, multipurpose spaces and themed entertainment and sports facilities. Desono EX is for indoor and outdoor use and includes three full-range models and one matching enclosure subwoofer. The 6.5-inch model is available to […]

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Eastern Acoustic Works Releases NTX Series Line Array and SBX Subwoofer


Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) announced its NTX Series Line Array and SBX Series Subwoofer. EAW’s NTX201L is a 2-by-10-inch articulated array with an integrated 1600-watt two-channel amplifier and universal PFC power supply. The NTX210L operates in the 55hz-18khz range with a max SPL of 140db and has a 90-degree horizontal and 12-degree vertical nominal beam […]

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Jupiter Systems Celebrates 40th Birthday


Jupiter Systems kicked off its 40th birthday celebration with three upgrades to its business: a new brand identity, a redesigned website and an enhanced channel partner program. “Our new branding reflects Jupiter’s evolution while also acknowledging the reasons our global base of customers and partners trust us with their business,” explains Justin Shong, Jupiter vice […]

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Sony Electronics Releases Updated Virtual Webcam Driver for Transmission Support


Sony Electronics released Version 3.0 for the BRC-X400, SRG-X400 and SRG-X120 cameras, which will support the SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) protocol. This brings high-quality video transmission with low latency in a wide range of applications and uses including remote production, seminars, live events, education and faith. The SRT Alliance, which Sony joined in January 2021, offers an open-source protocol that combines […]

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Pixel Artworks and WrightTech Media Partner for Rock of Gibraltar Projection Mapping Project


Pixel Artworks created an immersive light and sound installation within St Michael’s Cave on the Rock of Gibraltar. The Gibraltar Government awarded the project to WrightTech Media, a local digital marketing solutions company with extensive knowledge of the site. Pixel Artworks collaborated with WrightTech Media on the pitch as well as the design and delivery […]

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‘Networks of Tomorrow’ Drone Show Achieves Guinness World Record


When the energy group E.ON SE launched its “Networks of Tomorrow” campaign to highlight the importance of energy networks for the success of energy transition, it decided to stage a drone show in which a new world record was set: 150 drones flew 13 dynamic and static formations in a row over the Berlin Olympic […]

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Almo Pro A/V Reveals “HoloPod,” Expands Hologram Technology


Almo Pro A/V has announced the expansion of its hologram technology offering for businesses. Through its exclusive U.S. distribution partnership with ARHT Media, Almo now offers ARHT’s newest addition, HoloPod, a permanent version of the already available HoloPresence display. It is capable of delivering lifelike holograms that give a sense of presence in any room. […]

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Vestel Visual Solutions Launches NFT Art Collection for IFX 4K Interactive Display Series


Vestel Visual Solutions has marked the launch of its next-generation IFX Series of 4K interactive displays with the creation and showcase of its own NFT art collection. Depicting some of the greatest thought leaders of all time, including Aristotle, Socrates and Hippocrates, the tokenized artwork has been designed using the IFX displays’ Whiteboard application. Made […]

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THE rAVe Agency Welcomes Bruce MacIntosh as Brand Alliance Director


THE rAVe Agency is pleased to announce Bruce MacIntosh as brand alliance director. MacIntosh will align manufacturer and designer interests, champion data partnerships and lead business development for THE rAVe Agency’s joint venture with XTEN-AV: the only AI-powered AV design platform. THE rAVe Agency and XTEN-AV recently announced a joint venture to provide additional resources — […]

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MAXHUB Announces New Raptor Series LED Wall Displays


MAXHUB announced the new Raptor Series Integrated LED Wall Displays. Consisting of seven models ranging in size from 120-inches diagonal to 220-inches diagonal, the new Raptor Series integrates studio-quality speakers and a 30-watt internal audio amplifier with dual loudspeakers. The series also adds SPDIF audio output capability, making it an all-in-one LED monitor. The Raptor […]

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