Listen Tech and Ampetronic Debut New AURI Assistive Listening System

Listen Technologies and Ampetronic just debuted AURI as the first installed assistive listening system utilizing Auracast broadcast audio technology shipping later this year. The companies say Auracast is a new standard for Bluetooth Low Energy audio. It can broadcast audio simultaneously to an unlimited number of Auracast-compatible devices, including receivers, hearing aids, earbuds and smartphones. […]

Listen Tech and Ampetronic Debut New AURI Assistive Listening System

Philips Professional Displays Announced Its First All-in-one Direct Led Displays, Available in 4k or 8k Resolutions

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) announced its first All-in-One direct LED displays and it’s available in either 4K and 8K resolutions; dubbed the Philips Unite LED All In One (AIO) Series. The new Philips Unite LED AIO 16:9 range consists of – at launch –of four new models, including the 4000, 4200, 5000 and 7000 […]

Philips Professional Displays Announced Its First All-in-one Direct Led Displays, Available in 4k or 8k Resolutions

Panasonic Connect Debuts Media Production Suite for Live Events

Panasonic Connect announced its new software-based Media Production Suite to consolidate PC software for Panasonic’s professional camera systems into one convenient platform. The company says it provides access to multiple functions on a single GUI screen for highly intuitive and efficient on-site video production. The Media Production Suite, available free of charge, also offers various […]

Panasonic Connect Debuts Media Production Suite for Live Events

Xilica and Yamaha Partner for UCC Bundle

Xilica and Yamaha Unified Communications say the brands have partnered designed to simplify the installation of ceiling audio systems in medium and large collaboration spaces. The joint room solution focusses on integration between the Xilica ecosystem of processors, speakers and control, and Yamaha’s ADECIA RM-CG ceiling-mounted beamforming microphone array, which provides coverage for rooms up […]

Xilica and Yamaha Partner for UCC Bundle

Harman Announces JBL DA Series of Amplifiers

HARMAN Luxury Audio Group announced the JBL DA Series of amplifiers, including the 8-channel DA850 and 16-channel DA1650 that provide four and eight zones of audio, respectively, in a compact 1U design, while offering bridgeable outputs to meet high power requirements. Both the DA850 and DA1650 offer 50W for each of their Class D channels […]

Harman Announces JBL DA Series of Amplifiers

AudioControl Director Model M6800 Has Dante Now; Aimed at ProAV

AudioControl announced that its Director Model M6800 multi-zone amplifier is available with Dante digital audio networking capability. AudioControl says the Director Series amplifiers deliver 100 watts/8-Ohms and 200 watts/4-Ohms per channel into 16 channels. The Model M6800 also features a powerful DSP engine that includes graphic and parametric equalization by zone, plus a switching matrix. […]

AudioControl Director Model M6800 Has Dante Now; Aimed at ProAV

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 2 Thoughts

Hello, everyone! Welcome to ISE 2024 and therefore, your ISE 2024 Day Two Daily Raff article. I’ll be honest. Today, I mostly ran around the show floor (quite frequently between Halls 3 and 5) and GOOD LORD. Hall 3 was so packed, you couldn’t move. It was almost like a general admission concert. And maybe […]

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 2 Thoughts

AVer and Shure Collaborate on Voice Tracking Integration

AVer Information has partnered with Shure to integrate AVer’s PTZ Link and MT300(N) Matrix Tracking Box with Shure’s Microflex Advance MXA920 Ceiling Array Microphone, enabling simple-to-use voice tracking functionality for AVer’s AI Auto Tracking and Professional PTZ cameras. The companies say the AVer PTZ Link and the MT300(N) with PTZ Link Premium are designed to […]

AVer and Shure Collaborate on Voice Tracking Integration

Xilica and AVer Partnership Allows for Voice-Based PTZ Camera Tracking

Xilica and AVer Information announced a technology partnership to support the growing demand for voice-based Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera tracking functionality in medium and large collaboration spaces, such as conference rooms, multi-purpose rooms, auditoriums and classrooms. The manufacturers have integrated control and monitoring of AVer’s VISCA-based PTZ camera range into Xilica’s room audio systems, offering a […]

Xilica and AVer Partnership Allows for Voice-Based PTZ Camera Tracking

Panasonic Updates KAIROS Live Production Platform

Panasonic Connect updated its KAIROS live production platform to add up to 4x AT-KC20M1 units to each Kairos Core, increasing the capacity to a maximum of 48 Input/Output (32 in x 16 out) with 3G SDI and 4 boards, supporting larger and more complex productions. In addition, Panasonic Connect says new firmware (V1.6) for KAIROS, […]

Panasonic Updates KAIROS Live Production Platform

Logitech Takes Bold Steps Towards Sustainability; Gives Tech Away for Free

Today, Logitech announced that all video collaboration devices that run on the CollabOS operating system will now be manufactured with next-life plastics, helping enterprise customers support their sustainability objectives. Existing products– Rally Bar, Rally Bar Mini, Tap IP, Tap Scheduler and Scribe– are being refreshed with materials that lower the carbon impact of each product. […]

Logitech Takes Bold Steps Towards Sustainability; Gives Tech Away for Free

Kramer Adds to Series 3 Product Line of 4K60 USB-C Interfaces

Kramer expanded the Series 3 product line of uncompressed 4K@60 4:4:4 video switching, single-cable extension and USB-C interfaces. Series 3 integrates multiple product lines, forming a unified foundation for any deployment, according to the company. Product Highlights, according to Kramer: Matrixes: Modular, fixed and all-in-one matrixes Switchers: Multi-format Series 3 Switchers optimize connectivity for presentations, […]

Kramer Adds to Series 3 Product Line of 4K60 USB-C Interfaces

Kramer Debuted a Cloud-Based Management Platform for Its AV-over-IP System Dubbed Panta Rhei

Kramer announced Panta Rhei, a single, centralized, cloud-based platform designed to “reform the audiovisual ecosystem experience.” Kramer says Panta Rhei features include: Setup and Management: Quickly build, configure and manage audiovisual environments. Monitor and Support: Enables effective tracking, monitoring and health reporting of audiovisual. environments to boost uptime and utilization. The platform’s integration with IT […]

Kramer Debuted a Cloud-Based Management Platform for Its AV-over-IP System Dubbed Panta Rhei

7thSense Updates Medialon Manager Show Control Software

7thSense updated the Medialon Manager show control software which includes support for interfacing with Beckhoff PLCs using the Automation Device Specification (ADS) protocol. The company says Beckhoff programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and industrial automation technologies are used widely in theme park attractions, nighttime spectaculars, parade floats and stage shows. The new integration allows data to […]

7thSense Updates Medialon Manager Show Control Software

AMX Adds to Its SVSI N3300 AV-over-IP Product Line With New Dante AV-H System

The new AMX SVSI N3300 Series Encoders and Decoders are capable of H.26x 4K@60 4:4:4 Dante AV-H video content. In addition to transmitting HDCP content from N3300 Encoders to Decoders, the company says the Series also features transport of full-bandwidth USB 2.0 signals between encoders and decoders, recording of video to a USB 3.0 external […]

AMX Adds to Its SVSI N3300 AV-over-IP Product Line With New Dante AV-H System

ISE 2024 Keynote: Kicking Open All the Doors

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, I attended the first keynote of ISE 2024. This was extremely exciting and one of the first household names (since my time) I’ve seen give a keynote address at this show. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is a journalist turned documentary filmmaker turned big blockbuster director. I was so excited to hear about her […]

ISE 2024 Keynote: Kicking Open All the Doors

Sony Professional Displays Announces BRAVIA Displays, PTZ Cameras With AI and Environmental Initiative

Sony Professional Displays debuted the new BRAVIA BZ-L lineup and PTZ cameras (including the SRG-A12, SRG-A40, with enhanced AI PTZ Auto-framing capabilities) today. It also launched the BZ50L, BZ35L, BZ30L and EZ20L in various sizes, with the premium signage model being the BZ40L. Sony says the products are all aimed at making lessons more engaging, […]

Sony Professional Displays Announces BRAVIA Displays, PTZ Cameras With AI and Environmental Initiative

PPDS Enters Outdoor LED Market

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) announced its expansion into the outdoor display market, with the launch of the new 10,000 nit, Ultra High Bright, Philips Urban LED 6000 Series. The Philips Urban LED 6000 Series is aimed at sporting venues. Designed to take centre stage in any environment the Ultra High Bright Philips Urban LED […]

PPDS Enters Outdoor LED Market

CECOCECO Unveils ArtMorph Luminous Wall Panel

CECOCECO unveiled something called ArtMorph to help with digital visual storytelling that will add immersive experiences in any room using projection or LED. CECOCECO’s ArtMorph luminous wall panel combines lighting and display technology with a range of more than 150 textures. The company says it gives architects and interior designers the ability to express their […]

CECOCECO Unveils ArtMorph Luminous Wall Panel

L-Acoustics Adds AI-powered Mixhalo Translate

L-Acoustics added new capabilities for the L-ISA platform with AI-powered Mixhalo Translate. The company says Mixhalo’s real-time audio streaming software unlocks a new creative dimension with high-fidelity, low-latency audio for audiences at conferences, sporting events, museums and more. Mixhalo Translate combines real-time streaming capabilities with the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, transforming the way interpretation […]

L-Acoustics Adds AI-powered Mixhalo Translate

Samsung Wows With Crazy Good Transparent MicroLED; Like Seriously Good

Samsung debuted Transparent MICRO LED in the form of an actual commercial display using an extremely small MICRO LED chip, and it looks crazy good. The transparent MICRO LED can be customized to any size or ratio, offering another level of customization for customers. This technology could revolutionize the retail and exhibition spaces (depending on […]

Samsung Wows With Crazy Good Transparent MicroLED; Like Seriously Good

Samsung Helps Cisco Stay in the Videoconferencing Market with a MS Teams Room Solution, Huh?

Samsung expanded its partnership with Cisco using a105-inch, 21:9 Smart Signage QPD-5K model that is compatible with Cisco Room Kit EQ, which is certified for Microsoft Teams. Yes, MS Teams. Read into this whatever you want but, it appears that Cisco realizes people want MS Teams more than WebEx. Samsung’s new 105” QPD-5K model has […]

Samsung Helps Cisco Stay in the Videoconferencing Market with a MS Teams Room Solution, Huh?

Samsung Intros Display Compatibility With Google Enterprise Devices Licensing Agreement (EDLA)

Samsung debuted its fort Google Enterprise Devices Licensing Agreement (EDLA)-certified interactive displays (model name: WAD) expected to launch in the first half of 2024. Powered by Android 13, the WAD series — available in 65-, 75-, and 86-inch models — provides a “seamless and intuitive learning experience” for teachers and students alike. Samsung says the […]

Samsung Intros Display Compatibility With Google Enterprise Devices Licensing Agreement (EDLA)

Samsung Details New SmartThings for Business for the ProAV Market

Samsung is bringing SmartThings to its B2B displays with “SmartThings for Business” that enables business owners to leverage their digital signage to connect and gain more control of their smart devices across various landscapes. SmartThings connectivity feature to commercial display products such as Smart Signage and Hotel TVs, users can experience the convenience of hyper-connectivity […]

Samsung Details New SmartThings for Business for the ProAV Market

Panasonic Connect Finally Announces Details for Its ET-FMP50 Series Media Players

Panasonic Connect announced the ET-FMP50 Series of three media processors that simplify workflows and enhance multi-projection experiences in immersive environments. The series includes two box-type devices (ET-FMP50/FMP20) and an Intel SDM specification slot-compatible function board (ET-SBFMP10). Exclusively designed for multi-projection, the series features manual or camera-based automatic warping and blending as well as media playback […]

Panasonic Connect Finally Announces Details for Its ET-FMP50 Series Media Players

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 1 Thoughts

Hello, everyone! Welcome back to our ISE 2024 coverage and officially Day One of the show! What a first day it has been. I made sure to carve out some time to run around and grab some information on some newly released products, I interviewed executives at Shure, Xyte and Lenovo and I even met […]

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 1 Thoughts

Crestron Will Celebrate 1 Million NVX Products with Technology Awards Program

Crestron Electronics says by the end of 2024 it will have sold one million of the products in the DM NVX AV-over-IP family. As Crestron gears up to ship its one-millionth device this year, the company will be honoring the experiences that have led up to this point and says it looking ahead to all […]

Crestron Will Celebrate 1 Million NVX Products with Technology Awards Program

Cooler Master Announces the X Mighty Platinum PSU for Demanding Applications

Cooler Master announced the X Mighty Platinum. The company says the power supply unit (PSU) is engineered to meet the needs of the most power-intensive tasks in computing. The X Mighty Platinum PSU combines practical functionality with efficient performance, ensuring reliability for the most demanding applications, according to the company. Cooler Master says key features […]

Cooler Master Announces the X Mighty Platinum PSU for Demanding Applications

Panasonic Connect Focuses on Sustainability With New Projector

Panasonic Connect announced its most sustainable projector to date with the introduction of the LCD MZ882 Series. With brightness up to 8,200 lumens, the company says the MZ882 Series “sets a new benchmark for visual quality in education and workspaces while placing a strong emphasis on sustainability and cost performance.” Panasonic says the MZ882 Series […]

Panasonic Connect Focuses on Sustainability With New Projector

Panasonic Connect Debuts Cloud-Based Remote Managed Service (RMS) for Multi-Projector Installs and Events

Panasonic Connect announced its cloud-based Remotely Managed Service (RMS) designed to help partners manage multi-projection environments. Aimed at IT managers in location-based entertainment, events production, edutainment, education and enterprise, the company says RMS helps deliver system reliability, device longevity and imaging consistency to support stable long-term operations. RMS brings Panasonic’s Central Monitoring Center to customers […]

Panasonic Connect Debuts Cloud-Based Remote Managed Service (RMS) for Multi-Projector Installs and Events

Jabra Adds a Cloud-Based API — Jabra+ for Admins

Jabra announced Jabra+ for Admins, a cloud-based API-first software platform for remote monitoring and management of meeting rooms and devices, at ISE 2024. Jabra+ for Admins offers a seamless experience from start to finish, allowing users to manage their communication devices easily and saving time on administration and troubleshooting. IT administrators will have visibility and […]

Jabra Adds a Cloud-Based API — Jabra+ for Admins

New Bosch Dicentis Hybrid Meetings for Large Conferences Debuts With GDPR-Level Security

Bosch introduced Dicentis Hybrid Meetings, a solution that combines in-person and remote conference attendance. Dicentis Hybrid Meetings combines the stationary, IP-based Dicentis conference system with remote participation into a native hybrid meeting solution. As a cloud-hosted single supplier solution with hybrid participation at the core of the conference system, Dicentis Hybrid Meetings creates a meeting […]

New Bosch Dicentis Hybrid Meetings for Large Conferences Debuts With GDPR-Level Security