ClearOne Announces COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT Ceiling Tile

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ClearOne announced the release of the new COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT, a ceiling tile that includes the Huddle DSP mixer for small to medium-sized rooms. The system also comprises ClearOne’s BMA CTH Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile with built-in AEC. The COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT system also includes mic/line inputs with AEC, line outputs, four […]

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Theresa Alesso Named Sony Electronics Working Mother of the Year

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Working Mother magazine added Sony Electronics to its 2019 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list in September. Working Mother cited for Sony for its culture and workplace programs, as well as its benefits for parents. Concurrent to this distinction, Sony Electronics’ Theresa Alesso, who serves as the professional division’s president, was honored by the publication as […]

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Optoma Releases ZW403 and ZH403 Projectors

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Optoma announced two new projectors aimed at the K-12 and higher education markets. The Optoma ZW403 and ZH403 are affordable solutions ($1,029 and $1,299, respectively) that offer either 4,500 or 4,000 lumens and a 300,000:1 contrast ratio that includes HDR10 and HLG (Hybrid-Log Gamma) compatibility. The 1280×720 resolution ZW403 and the 1920×1080 resolution ZH403 both […]

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rp Visual Solutions Now Shipping Wallmate 32MAX

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rp Visual Solutions (RPV) is shipping its Wallmate 32MAX system for mounting displays that are 65 inches and larger, up to 300 pounds. The rigid, no-shake structure includes features for simplified, in-wall installation and service access. This new mount joins the Wallmate 16 and Wallmate 32, creating a complete line of mounting systems that enable confident […]

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LG Wraps Up LG Tech Tour

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LG Business Solutions USA just wrapped up its 2019 coast-to-coast “LG TechTour” with a technology pop-up experience on New York’s Fifth Avenue that drew hundreds of attendees to experience the full array of LG business and partner solutions. At the day-long event, guests experienced the industry’s broadest assortment of digital signage displays along with a […]

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Five Things to Look For in Your Next KVM Switch

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM tvONE By Mark Trevena Global Communications and Training Manager, tvONE KVM switches can vastly improve your efficiency, keep your PCs safe and secure, and de-clutter workstation desks — all great benefits unless you choose a KVM that doesn’t support the features that today’s users demand. When you are choosing […]

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Web Version of Stem Audio RoomDesign Released

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Earlier this year, start-up Stem Audio launched a UCC-based audio ecosystem for conference rooms and meeting rooms that uses an app-based design tool, called RoomDesign, to specify and calibrate the placement of their combo- mic and speaker sets (for table-top, ceiling or on-wall configurations) — to cover an entire room. In fact, we shot a […]

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Stop Sending Your People Out to Fix Stuff When They Can Use Teleportivity Instead (And Did We Mention You Can Try It for FREE?)

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM TELEPORTIVITY When people think of remote support, they don’t often think good things. Actually, most people really hate automated support systems. No one likes being pushed through a robot before getting to a real person on the other end of the line. To date, remote tech support, whether AV […]

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Haivision Buys LightFlow Media Technologies

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Haivision just announced the acquisition of a company you’ve probably never heard of but have certainly seen its work: LightFlow Media Technologies. This Haivision Lightflow Media acquisition adds artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies to Haivision’s portfolio for content-aware video encoding, content indexing and object detection, as well as optimization of video contribution, distribution […]

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InFocus Is Back – But Only From Ingram Micro

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InFocus have announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. to market, promote, sell and support the entire portfolio of projectors and collaboration solutions. The InFocus Ingram Micro partnership will include the new JTouch 4.0 interactive displays and Mondopad 4.0 to channel partners throughout the U.S. “We are extremely happy to sign this new […]

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Horizontal Video Mirroring LinkLicense Upgrade Available for Extron SMP 111

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Extron announced the immediate availability of the Horizontal Video Mirroring LinkLicense Upgrade for Extron SMP 111 Streaming Media Processors. This optional upgrade adds functionality that enhances and streamlines the recording of video/audio presentations. Horizontal Video Mirroring flips video content horizontally, which supports lightboard or other applications that require a reversal of video images (due to […]

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Nortek Security & Control LLC Announces BlueBOLT Mobile

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Nortek Security & Control LLC, today announced that the new BlueBOLT Mobile, a mobile version of the company’s real-time, cloud-based power control and monitoring platform, is available for Apple and Android mobile devices. The new BlueBOLT 2.0 IP Power Management Platform pairs with Panamax and Furman power conditioners to minimize service calls with remote reboots […]

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Tascam Announces DR‑10L Micro Audio Recorder

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Tascam has announced that it is bundling its black DR‑10L Micro Audio Recorder with a free full version of RX 7 Elements, iZotope’s audio repair and noise reduction tool. The DR-10L recorder and RX 7 Elements software together address common live production and recording challenges. The bundle can reduce stress while on location by helping […]

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Fail Faster to Succeed Sooner

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In order to deliver the highest value possible at scale and velocity to the house of worship market, your AV firm will need to learn how to fail faster and succeed sooner. ‘Failing faster’ may seem counter-intuitive because the idea of failing evokes strong, negative emotional responses. And failure is often seen as something to […]

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Sharp Ships Windows Collaboration Display With Microsoft Skype for Business

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) announced it’s shipping the world’s first Windows Collaboration Display (WCD) with Microsoft’s Skype for Business certification. The native 4K 70-inch is integrated with Microsoft Azure Digital Twins to monitor collaboration spaces. The Sharp Windows Collaboration Display is marketed as the world’s first large-format interactive display to achieve […]

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Extron Launches DTP2 CrossPoint 82

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Extron just launched DTP2 CrossPoint 82, an 8×2 presentation matrix switcher that provides video scaling, switching and integration features. With a maximum data rate of 18 Gbps, the DTP2 CrossPoint 82 supports video resolutions up to 4K/60 at 4:4:4 chroma sampling and is HDCP 2.2 compliant. The DTP2 CrossPoint matrix switcher incorporates Extron-patented Vector 4K […]

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Timecode Systems Merges With Atomos

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Timecode Systems and Atomos have announced the two companies are merging. Together, Timecode Systems and Atomos are building tightly integrated multi-camera workflow solutions that unify all recording devices on set, allowing these devices to work together more cohesively. This allows production teams to experience, for the first time, the full impact of truly collaborative video […]

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Chief Ships Tempo Series Flat Panel Floor Support System

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Chief is now shipping the Tempo Series Flat Panel Floor Support System. Dubbed the AVSFSS, it allows quick flat panel installation by using the floor to support the weight instead of the wall. This eliminates the need for wall inspection and remediation, which saves time and money, particularly across enterprise rollouts. Chief engineers created a […]

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Digital Signage Expo 2020 Registration Now Open

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DSE 2020 registration is now open. DSE will be held March 31 – April 3, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. DSE 2020 offers more than 100 educational opportunities, including 12 pre- and post-show events, 21 industry-specific peer networking luncheon round-tables, 32 general conference sessions, 52 free on-floor workshops and a program of study […]

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Marketing Barometers for AV Sales

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Ask any AV firm’s marketing team this question: “How consistently do we create deliverables that have a significant impact on our AV business?” The answers to that question will frequently reveal a focus on activities (deliverables) instead of business outcomes (such as ROI). The reason there’s such a disconnect between what’s asked for and what’s […]

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Bose Professional DesignMax Family Loudspeakers Now Shipping

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Bose Professional announced it is shipping the DesignMax family of loudspeakers. The speakers have begun shipping in Europe and will be available in the USA in November. DesignMax includes 10 loudspeakers and two subwoofers — there are ceiling- and surface-mounted options available in either black or white. Designers can tailor DesignMax to fit applications of […]

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Two Atlona Omega Switchers Shipping Now

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Atlona is shipping two new Atlona Omega switchers, including the AT-OME-MS42 4×2 matrix switcher with USB extension and the AT-OME-RX21 HDBaseT receiver and 4K/UHD scaler. Available on its own or bundled in the AT-OME-MS42-KIT with an AT-OME-EX-RX HDBaseT receiver, the OME-MS42 delivers exceptional performance and value for 4K/UHD presentation and video conferencing applications in small-to-medium […]

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Elo I-Series 2.0 for Windows Announced

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The Elo I-Series 2.0 for Windows, an enhanced version of Elo’s multi-purpose fixed-tablet form factor, was released this week. Built on Elo’s unified architecture, the new Elo I-Series 2.0 for Windows is designed with what they say is a higher level of security and enterprise infrastructure than most other collaboration boards. Available with either 15- […]

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Eiki EM Series Wireless Conference System Announced

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The Eiki EM Series Wireless Conference System has been announced. It’s made up of two microphones (the EMC02 chairman unit and the EMD02 delegate unit), the EMMU02 main processing unit, the EM63 directive antenna and the EM48 charger case. The Eiki EM Series Wireless Conference System uses the 2.4G wireless frequency, which employs 24-bit PCM […]

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TASCAM BD‑MP1 Blu-ray Player and RC-1800 Remote Control Introduced

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Tascam just launched the Tascam BD‑MP1 professional-grade Blu-ray player and a new remote control. The BD‑MP1 Blu-ray player includes HDCP support, power-on playback as well as protective user control options. The RC-W100 is a wall-mountable programmable remote controller that extends a sound reinforcement system where the Tascam MX-8A matrix mixer is at the center. Both […]

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Crestron Mercury Update Announced

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Crestron today announced a Crestron Mercury update for the tabletop meeting and UCC solution. Crestron says the new UI features a more modern-looking, cleaner design that provides users with a simpler experience, including more intuitive navigation. The redesigned UI will ship with all new Crestron Mercury units and is available for existing units via a […]

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Elo 5553L 4K Interactive Display Announced

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Elo announced the launch of the Elo 5553L 4K touch screen, a 55-inch interactive display and the latest addition to its 4K line. With a new design built for 24/7/365 use, the Elo 5553L is designed for interactive applications, including digital signage, self-service, corporate collaboration, whiteboarding and huddle rooms. Both the 65-inch display introduced in […]

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Vivitek Launches Two New Models in Its DU7000Z Laser Projector Series

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Vivitek has launched two new projects as part of its DU7000Z laser projector series, including the DU7295Z and the DU7098Z. The DU7295Z is spec’d at 9,000 lumens with a WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, while the DU7098Z provides 7,000 lumens at the same resolution. Both are maintenance-free laser projectors, are specified to display Rec. 709 color space […]

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QSC Now Shipping Attero Tech Synapse D32Mi

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The QSC Attero Tech Synapse D32Mi networked audio interface is now shipping. QSC has also released a supporting update to uniFY Control Panel software. This newest model in the Synapse series of 1U rack-mount network audio interfaces provides 32 mic/line analog inputs with microphone preamps and Dante/AES67 connectivity, including up to 24-bit, 96 kHz analog-to-Dante […]

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Epson Pro L20000UNL Projector Ships

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The Epson Pro L20000UNL, its new WUXGA (1920×1200) large-venue laser projector with 20,000 lumens brightness, is now shipping. The Epson Pro L20000UNL is expanding Epson’s large venue Pro L laser projector lineup. The Pro L20000UNL features interchangeable interface boards, a sealed light engine and optical unit and compatibility with Epson’s current lens family to allow […]

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