ClearOne UNITE 50 4K ePTZ Camera for UCC Applications Ships

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ClearOne today announced the immediate availability of its new wide-angle (120-degree), USB video conferencing camera, the ClearOne UNITE 50 4K ePTZ camera. The UNITE 50 4K camera’s wide-angle field-of-view is designed for PC-based video conferencing, web conferencing and unified communications, and other collaboration experiences in huddle spaces and small conference rooms. The camera also supports […]

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ENCO enCaption4 Now Has Lip-Synced Live Captions

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The ENCO enCaption4 automated captioning system has some new features, including a new video delay feature that enables lip-sync grade caption synchronization even when transcribing live feeds. The software-defined ENCO enCaption4 platform enables broadcasters and content producers to quickly, easily and cost-effectively add closed or open captions to live and prerecorded content. Its latest enhancement […]

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NEC Ships the NC2402ML, a 24,000-Lumen 2K RB Laser Projector for Medium-Sized Cinemas

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Designed for theaters with screens up to 72 feet wide, the NEC Display NC2402ML is the company’s latest DCI-compliant RB Laser DLP cinema projector. It delivers precise 2K (2048×1080) resolution, 3D capabilities and high contrast images (2000:1). NEC Display says the NC2402ML is easy to operate, extremely user-friendly and requires minimal maintenance, providing up to […]

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New Vivitek Projectors DU8195Z and DK10000Z Aimed at Museums, Staging

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Vivitek’s new 1-chip DLP-based DU8195Z and the DK10000Z projectors are both designed for 24/7 operation and 360° installations. Intended for large venue and museum applications, the DK10000Z is native 4K-UHD resolution and specified at 10,000 ANSI lumens brightness and weighs only 29 kilograms. The DU8195Z is native WUXGA (1920×1200) and is spec’d at 13,500 ANSI […]

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New Extron IN1804 DI/DO Is a Four-Input 4K/60 4:4:4 Seamless Scaling Switcher with DTP2 Inputs

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Extron just announced the IN1804 DI/DO, the newest member of the IN1804 family of compact, four-input scalers that provide video scaling, switching and integration features. It supports HDMI 2.0 data rates up to 18 Gbps and is HDCP 2.2 compliant. To ensure image quality, the switcher incorporates Extron’s Vector 4K scaling engine with 4:4:4 chroma […]

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Webinar | 4K – No Myths. No Exaggerations. Just the Facts.

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The AV Industry is riddled with misinformation about 4K including exaggerated specs, compatibility and performance. Meanwhile, AV integrators are left to sort out what’s real 4K or simulated 4K, only to be left vulnerable to making serious mistakes. Gary Kayye is an expert at 4K and in this webinar, he will educate you on everything […]

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Sonifex Now Has Dante-Enabled Commentators

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Sonifex just launched new Dante commentary units, the AVN-CU2-DANTE Configurable Dante Commentary Unit for two commentators and the AVN-CU4-DANTE Configurable Dante Commentary Unit for four commentators at AES-NY 2019. Both units use Dante AoIP together with four wire connections so they bridge the gap between old and new technology, allowing the ease of connectivity and […]

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Integrators and Higher Education: An Evolving Relationship

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As long as I have been writing columns for rAVe ED, my aim has been to help integrators understand where they can provide value to the higher education market. The business has changed so drastically over the years, that the value propositions of ten years ago no longer exist. I write about this because I […]

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Vaddio Releases Beta Version of Remote Management and Deployment Tool

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The Vaddio Deployment Tool is now available for AV integrators and AV managers. The Vaddio Deployment Tool is a Windows-compatible software application that simplifies equipment installation by providing configuration management, device discovery, mass firmware updates and remote troubleshooting. The software tool shows all compatible Vaddio products across a deployment on one screen, allows users to […]

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Philips Professional Display Solutions and Meetio Partner for Unique Room Management Concept

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Philips Professional Display Solutions (Philips PDS) today announced its partnership with Meetio. The two now offer a go-to bundled solution for meeting room management that combines Philips’ T-line of displays with Meetio’s room management software. Meeting room conflicts are an everyday occurrence in today’s businesses, especially as they continue to grow. Philips and Meetio aim to solve that problem and […]

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AVer Information Debuts New Camera Controller, the AVer CL01

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AVer Information today announced the company has launched the CL01 Pro AV Camera Controller solution to enable production teams to take control of their video capture, streaming and broadcast projects. The CL01 is compatible with AVer’s Professional Auto Tracking and Live Streaming PTZ cameras along with a variety of other brands. With a simple configuration […]

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Sonifex Debuts DIO Dante Audio Interfaces

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Sonifex is debuting a new range of DIO Audiophile Dante Interfaces today. The DIO Audiophile Dante Interfaces are plug and play devices which all allow for converting legacy connectors and signals to a Dante AoIP audio network. The line includes: XLR to Dante Phono to Dante AES3 BNC to Dante Terminal block to Dante Headphone […]

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Top Five Things to Make Your Digital Signage Content Memorable

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By Jim Nista Almo Pro A/V For digital signage, everything about your content, including design, motion and messaging all go into making a memorable experience for your viewers. There’s no one right set of rules, since digital signage is used for everything from interactive wayfinding to menu boards, design guidelines vary. Creating memorable content for […]

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The Earthworks SR314 Vocal Mic Line Grows

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Released in March 2019, the SR314 delivered a unique design for a vocal microphone using a stainless steel chassis — sort of a retro-meets-futuristic design. Now, the SR314 is available in three combinations — stainless steel, black coated stainless steel with a black windscreen and black coated stainless steel with a stainless windscreen. Key features […]

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The AT4050 Condenser Mic from Audio-Technica Turns 25

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Since its introduction 25 years ago, the AT4050 has been a go-to tool for professional and aspiring recording engineers worldwide. It was designed for the studio, but due to its consistency and durability, it was quickly adopted by live engineers as well and continues to be employed for all manner of live applications. For many […]

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HDTV Supply Debuts Digital Canvasing Box for 1080p Systems via AV-Over-IP Wolfpack 7×16 Kit

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HDTV Supply has announced the WolfPack 7×16 HDMI Matrix Switcher Kit that accommodates multi-source to multi-display systems (i.e., digital canvasing) using Ethernet via AV-over-IP on 1080p displays. Because it is a matrix switcher, it allows any input to be routed to any output or the same input to be routed to all outputs or any combination. This is not […]

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Modulo Pi Delivers KineMotion Optical Tracking System for Projecting on Moving Objects

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Modulo Pi announced it’s shipping the KineMotion, an optical tracking module designed for creative and interactive visual experiences. Available as an option for the Modulo Kinetic series of media servers, KineMotion consists in an add-on software designed by Modulo Pi, beacons, as well as a calibration kit made of a wand and a square. Based […]

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Steinberg Launches UR-C Interfaces

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Steinberg has a new line of audio interfaces for USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1 SuperSpeed) including the UR22C, the UR44C, the UR22C Recording Pack and a UR816C rackmount interface, which will be released in November. The entire lineup of UR-C audio interfaces provides USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1 SuperSpeed) connectivity for connection to […]

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Mackie Drops Portable SRM-Flex Column PA System

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Today Mackie announces its latest entry into the portable PA market, the all-new SRM-Flex Portable Column PA System. Using a lightweight design, SRM Series sound quality, a six-channel digital mixer and wireless control and streaming, SRM-Flex is designed for all portable PA system applications. The modular design of SRM-Flex features a 10″ LF woofer in the molded cabinet […]

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Four Channel Versions of the QSC CX-Q Series Ships, But Eight-Channel Is Delayed

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QSC has announced availability of the CX-Q Series four-channel network power amplifiers. The CX-Q Series network amplifiers utilize a Class-D hybrid powertrain design built upon the PL380 PowerLight amplifier platform, which has been installed in mission-critical installations around the world. They also feature two QSC amplifier innovations — FlexAmp and FAST (Flexible Summing Amplifier Technology) that combine more power distribution options in […]

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QSC Acquires Attero Tech

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QSC announced today that the company acquired Attero Tech, effective September 30, 2019. This combines the portfolio of the Q-SYS audio, video and control ecosystem with Attero Tech’s networked AV endpoints and I/O peripherals. QSC’s development capabilities will grow as Attero Tech’s Fort Wayne-based engineering staff will join the multi-national QSC team. “This acquisition is […]

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One Tester to Rule Them All: Test HDMI AND HDBaseT With One Simple, Future-Proof Device from MSolutions

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM MSOLUTIONS “Get it done right the first time and it’ll pay off in the long run.” How many times have you heard this advice? Have you committed to it in your AV installations? What tools will actually help you get it done right the first time? With HDBaseT, getting […]

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Prismview Is Integrated Into Samsung: All of a Sudden, Samsung Is an LED Leader Now

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Today Samsung Electronics America announced the integration of Prismview, LLC sales and marketing teams into its display business — further strengthening the company’s LED portfolio and salesforce. The Utah-based company manufactures and installs large-format LED video displays, and their products are recognized around the world for outstanding image quality and superior durability. Prior to being […]

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Webinar | A Discussion of the Now & Future of BYOD and Wireless Collaboration

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It all started with Barco’s ClickShare, the market leader in BYOD and wireless collaboration, back in 2012. But, now Crestron, AMX, Extron, Vivitek, Lumens, Kramer and even a tiny company called AirTame all have wireless sharing and BYOD devices aimed at small meeting room and huddle spaces. So, where are we now? Who has what […]

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The Ripple Effect — Your Premeeting Chatter Matters

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The science of meetings is fascinating. How do we best communicate with one another when we find ourselves sitting across from each other in a conference room? How do we solve problems, build confidence in one another, share? It’s an interesting area of our lives to explore — particularly because the workday is composed of […]

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TASCAM Intros Compact MZ-123BT Commercial Grade Multi-Zone Audio Mixer

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TASCAM has announces the new MZ-123BT commercial-grade multi-zone audio mixer. The compact, single rack space MZ-123BT builds on the feature-set of the 2U MZ-223, adding Bluetooth-functionality and an intuitive front-panel control design and layout that makes it as easy to operate as it is to install and set up. Three music playback input channels, including […]

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NSCA Partners with Solutions360 to Help Simplify AVaaS for Integrators

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GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation and Solutions360 said today that they’ve partnered with NSCA in hopes of helping AV system integrators to ease into AVaaS (AV as a Service). Using Solutions360’s Q360 is designed to add monthly payments to AV quotes and proposals theoretically making it easier for their customers to choose a monthly payment option. […]

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What Education and Professional Development Should AV Integrators Be Pursuing to Survive and Thrive in a Post-Convergence World?

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By Brian Rhatigan Director of Business Development, Almo Pro A/V One thing I can say with certainty about the industry we work in is that change is constant. While basic foundations like flat panel displays, projectors and amplifiers, for example, remain stable, the way in which they are used and the way in which we […]

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Another Year, Another Video Wallapalooza: Don’t Miss Leyard and Planar’s Roadshow

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM LEYARD AND PLANAR It’s that time again. Leyard and Planar’s popular Video Wallapalooza Roadshow is back for a fourth year, hitting the most U.S. hot spots in the history of the show for its 2019 tour. The series began in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 23, 2019, and will […]

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Almo Pro A/V Adds ClearOne, Yamaha UC and MXL to Sound Options Audio Group

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Almo Pro A/V today announced ClearOne, Yamaha Unified Communications and MXL as the newest brand additions to its Sound Options dedicated audio sourcing and technical engineering group. All three are showcasing the latest audio products in the “Sound Options Experience” live demo room during the Almo Fall 2019 E4 Experiences, coming to the New York Metro […]

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