EventTech Insights: AV Chicago

Name: Amanda Eberle Title: General Manager Company: AV Chicago rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us a little bit about who you are and what AV Chicago does. AMANDA EBERLE: AV Chicago is an event production company based out of Chicago. We work with event/meeting planners, DMCs, colleges/ universities, other event producers and more. While Chicago is in our name, we […]

EventTech Insights: AV Chicago

Trailblazer Zone: Introducing Design Huddle at InfoComm 2024

This year, InfoComm 2024 will shine a spotlight on first-time exhibitors by adding them to a special section on the show floor, the “Trailblazers Zone.” This section of the trade show features new exhibitors who have undergone a thorough vetting process. According to the InfoComm site, these exhibitors demonstrate innovation, offer unique or compelling value […]

Trailblazer Zone: Introducing Design Huddle at InfoComm 2024

Extron Ships New XPA U 4004 FX — a 4-Channel, Multi‑Zone Audio Power Amplifier

Extron is shipping its XPA U 4004 FX four-channel, multi‑zone audio power amplifier. Extron says the ENERGY-STAR-qualified amplifier can deliver 400 watts simultaneously into 8-ohm, 4-ohm, 70-volt and 100-volt loads, independently configurable per channel. Each channel of an adjacent pair dynamically draws power from the pair’s total wattage, delivering optimal power where it’s needed according […]

Extron Ships New XPA U 4004 FX — a 4-Channel, Multi‑Zone Audio Power Amplifier

Trailblazer Zone: Introducing Parker Group at InfoComm 2024

This year, InfoComm 2024 will shine a spotlight on first-time exhibitors by adding them to a special section on the show floor, the “Trailblazers Zone.” This section of the trade show features new exhibitors who have undergone a thorough vetting process. According to the InfoComm site, these exhibitors demonstrate innovation, offer unique or compelling value […]

Trailblazer Zone: Introducing Parker Group at InfoComm 2024

Extron Ships ShareLink Pro ConferenceShare for UCC Applications

Extron announced that ConferenceShare is now available to integrate local room cameras and microphones into Unified Communications meetings. With ConferenceShare, video and audio captured by in-room USB devices can be effortlessly shared with Windows or macOS laptops during Teams or Zoom meetings. Participants with ConferenceShare enabled on their laptops gain access to USB devices connected […]

Extron Ships ShareLink Pro ConferenceShare for UCC Applications

Sound Devices Releases 8-Series v10.0 Firmware Update Including 32-Bit Float Recording

The Sound Devices 8-Series v10.01 firmware includes 32-bit float recording, the ability to record ISO tracks in 32-bit floating point, eliminating clipping in the file, no matter the gain setting. In addition, the update includes a new Daylight Mode thus a brighter LCD color scheme, making it “easier to see important information and navigate menus, […]

Sound Devices Releases 8-Series v10.0 Firmware Update Including 32-Bit Float Recording

Flock Audio Ships 8-Channel CX Level Boost for Mics

Flock Audio is shipping its CX, a line level boosting module with eight channels of transparent level boost for microphones, instruments and other analog devices. The compact booster unit, available either stand-alone or rackmount, brings all of these devices up to the +4 line level standard and provides increased control and interconnectivity with Flock’s PATCH-series […]

Flock Audio Ships 8-Channel CX Level Boost for Mics

Bogen Communications Unveils the CSD1X2U-V2 Drop-In Ceiling Panel Speaker

Bogen Communications announced the CSD1X2U-V2, a Drop-In Ceiling Panel Speaker designed to meet diverse audio needs with unmatched flexibility and ease of installation. The CSD1X2U-V2 is a passive speaker with “versatile operation modes,” supporting either 8-ohm low impedance (15W max) or 25V/70V with tapped power setting input. This dual capability makes it an ideal choice […]

Bogen Communications Unveils the CSD1X2U-V2 Drop-In Ceiling Panel Speaker

MS Teams Tracker: April 2024

Welcome, readers, to this month’s Microsoft Teams Tracker article, where each month, I round up some of the latest and greatest updates to the application. Whether you’re an MS Teams user or you integrate tech that works with Teams, this will be a perfect monthly article for you to find all the information you might […]

MS Teams Tracker: April 2024

Screen Innovations Debuts ST Moto Short Throw Motorized ALR Projection Screen

Screen Innovations announced the ST Moto, a short-throw motorized ALR projection screen that allows you to use an ultra-short throw UST projector and have the screen appear and disappear on command. The ST Moto offers up to 120’ in size diagonal, and up to 15” of black drop masking. With the customizable black drop option, […]

Screen Innovations Debuts ST Moto Short Throw Motorized ALR Projection Screen

Chief Debuts TiLED dvLED Universal Wall Mounts for Simpler Video Walls

Chief, a brand of Legrand AV, announced the release of the TiLED dvLED Universal Wall Mounts, the next generation of TiLED dvLED wall mounts that includes compatibility across a multitude of interlocking panels. Designed for adaptability, scalability and precision, Legrand says these universal wall mounts simplify the installation process, reduce installation time from days to […]

Chief Debuts TiLED dvLED Universal Wall Mounts for Simpler Video Walls

Audio-Technica Details AT-UMX3 Livestreaming USB Audio Mixer

Audio-Technica announced the AT-UMX3 livestreaming USB audio mixer — Audio-Technica’s first USB audio mixer for streaming and other applications. Audio-Technica says the AT-UMX3 is a compact, desktop audio mixer equipped with all the functions needed for livestreaming. The AT-UMX3 is basically an all-in-one interface with one XLR / 1/4-inch microphone input, two LINE inputs and […]

Audio-Technica Details AT-UMX3 Livestreaming USB Audio Mixer

Lets Glow SF Projection-Mapped San Francisco With Panasonic Projectors and Modulo Pi Media Servers

Let’s Glow SF returned to San Francisco in 2023 for its third edition and each day from 5-10PM, the facades of Downtown San Francisco’s most iconic buildings were transformed through the projection of large-scale artworks created by local and international creative studios and artists. A3 Visual worked with Modulo Pi’s media servers to do the […]

Lets Glow SF Projection-Mapped San Francisco With Panasonic Projectors and Modulo Pi Media Servers

Now You Can Remotely Manage and Do Room Booking of Logitech UCC Products Via Logitech Sync

Logitech introduced software tools for remote access, room booking, usage insights and automations to simplify space and device management through Logitech Sync. Introduced last year, Logitech’s existing desk booking solution with Logi Dock Flex makes it simple for employees to find the right spot near their colleagues in flex desking environments. Now, Logitech’s new room […]

Now You Can Remotely Manage and Do Room Booking of Logitech UCC Products Via Logitech Sync

Logitech Intros MeetUp 2 — AI-Powered USB Conference Camera

Logitech announced the MeetUp 2, an AI-powered USB conference camera designed for BYOD and PC-based setups in huddle and small meeting rooms. With the rise in huddle rooms comes the need for video conferencing tech that fits multiple scenarios, including those who prefer dedicated PC-based deployment or using their laptop in a BYOD setup. And […]

Logitech Intros MeetUp 2 — AI-Powered USB Conference Camera

Trailblazer Zone: Introducing TiGHT AV at InfoComm 2024

This year, InfoComm 2024 will shine a spotlight on first-time exhibitors by adding them to a special section on the show floor, the “Trailblazers Zone.” This section of the trade show features new exhibitors who have undergone a thorough vetting process. According to the InfoComm site, these exhibitors demonstrate innovation, offer unique or compelling value […]

Trailblazer Zone: Introducing TiGHT AV at InfoComm 2024

PPDS (aka: Philips) Adds Appspace to the Wave Platform

PPDS announced that Appspace is certified as an official PPDS Wave ProStore premium application, making it easier to deploy with Philips Android SoC displays, including the Philips Signage 3000 Series (Q-Line), Philips Signage 4000 Series (D-Line) and the Philips Interactive (T-Line). Features: Digital signage: Get information across on workplace displays, allowing visitors and staff to […]

PPDS (aka: Philips) Adds Appspace to the Wave Platform

EAW Debuts SBX118F Powered Arrayable Subwoofer

Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) just debuted its new SBX118F 1 x 18″ Powered Arrayable Subwoofer. This new subwoofer can be used to enhance any EAW full-range enclosure and is designed to rig directly to the popular NTX Series of professional solution products. With SBX118F, the NTX series offers “rider-ready performance fit for touring productions and […]

EAW Debuts SBX118F Powered Arrayable Subwoofer

Xyte Adds Device Cloud Aimed at Colleges and Universities That Want to Manage AV From One Platform

Xyte announced a new offering for universities and colleges. Now, IT directors can manage all their AV devices from any location. The offering leverages a new capability within Xyte Device Cloud (XDC). Through this new offering, CIOs and IT directors working with XDC-powered AV manufacturers gain access to a fully scalable cloud infrastructure, one with […]

Xyte Adds Device Cloud Aimed at Colleges and Universities That Want to Manage AV From One Platform

Gordon Moore Is Back at Lectrosonics

Lectrosonics announced the appointment of Gordon Moore as chairman of the board of directors. He retired as president of Lectrosonics in September 2024 after a 35-year career with the company. To those of us in the industry who know and have worked with him, this appointment hardly comes as a surprise since Moore has never […]

Gordon Moore Is Back at Lectrosonics

SurgeX Now Works on Utelogy

Utelogy Corporation announced the addition of AMETEK SurgeX to its Utelligence Alliance Partner Program for AV and UC device integration. SurgeX integration with the Utelogy platform brings the capability to monitor and manage the power of connected systems. With features like real-time monitoring of port status, device temperature and power consumption, coupled with the ability […]

SurgeX Now Works on Utelogy

Nanolumens Debuts 4K CoB 0.9 All-in-One Captivate Series LED

Nanolumens announced the 4K Captivate Series, an all-in-one chip-on-board (COB) LED platform that’s native 4K resolution. The Nanolumens Captivate Series is 165” and the company says it features tighter pitches, achieving a 0.9 pixel pitch to ensure that images on Nanolumens’ displays feature “smoother borders and finer detail.” Nanolumens says this also allows viewers to […]

Nanolumens Debuts 4K CoB 0.9 All-in-One Captivate Series LED

Vivitek and AVer Collaborate on NovoConnect Integration

Vivitek and AVer have partnered to make using the Vivitek NovoConnect with AVer cameras seamless. NovoConnect enables users to integrate wireless sharing into any display in any type of room. NovoDisplay and NovoTouch displays have built-in NovoConnect functionality, with the latter being a touch panel. The NovoConnect NC-X900 and NC-X500, in particular, are communication hubs […]

Vivitek and AVer Collaborate on NovoConnect Integration

HOLOPLOT Intros New Speech-Focused X2 Speaker Array at InfoComm 2024

HOLOPLOT will attend InfoComm 2024 and will show its Matrix Array products, the X1, which powers the sound of Sphere, and the smaller speech-focused X2 product line. While X1 is equally at home in large, high SPL environments like Sphere, and smaller, more intimate settings, X2 is targeted at speech-based and multi-content applications, allowing a […]

HOLOPLOT Intros New Speech-Focused X2 Speaker Array at InfoComm 2024

Barix Launches the Exstreamer MR400 to Bring Conventional Paging Systems to the IP World

Barix launched the Exstreamer MR400, which acts as a bridge between IP-based technologies and conventional paging systems, speakers or amplifers. The Exstreamer MR400 also represents the latest Dante-enabled Barix device, offering three distinct modes for interoperability with Dante networks. Building on the features of the Barix Exstreamer M400 and on Barix’s programmable IPAC firmware, the […]

Barix Launches the Exstreamer MR400 to Bring Conventional Paging Systems to the IP World

Sound Wave Spotlight With Allen & Heath

Name: Nicola Beretta Title: Director of Product Company: Allen & Heath rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do at Allen & Heath. NICOLA BERETTA: I’ve been in product management at Allen & Heath since 2010. As director of product, I lead a talented team of product managers, […]

Sound Wave Spotlight With Allen & Heath

L-Acoustics Details Updates to Its L-ISA Immersive Production Platform

L-Acoustics announced updates to L-ISA immersive production platform for the live sound and music creation markets, including 16 free outputs in L-ISA Studio, integration of Mixhalo’s AI-powered translation services with L-ISA Processor II subscription model and more. ​The addition of 16 free outputs to L-ISA Studio aim to facilitate immersive monitoring setups at minimal cost, […]

L-Acoustics Details Updates to Its L-ISA Immersive Production Platform

Navori Labs Debuts Tiny AI-Powered 4K Res Digital Signage Player

Navori Labs just introduced the StiX 3800 ultra-compact, AI-powered digital signage media player. The StiX 3800 includes audience measurement capabilities that help users “better understand their audience and how content performs.” Navori says users can tailor content on-the-fly to meet viewer preferences and behaviors, leveraging immediate feedback from footfall, dwell time, people and vehicle analytics […]

Navori Labs Debuts Tiny AI-Powered 4K Res Digital Signage Player

Here’s How Logitech and Microsoft Are Integrating Copilot AI into Meetings

Using Logitech‘s videoconferencing device capabilities and Microsoft Teams’ Ai-based features accessible through both personal computers and native Teams Rooms, the two companies have a partnership in AI using Copilot. How does Copilot work in Microsoft Teams? In Microsoft Teams environments, Copilot enhances collaboration and helps employees get the most out of their Teams chats and […]

Here’s How Logitech and Microsoft Are Integrating Copilot AI into Meetings

Don’t Miss the ET Insights InfoComm 2024 Preview!

On Tuesday, June 4 at 2 p.m. ET, Geoffrey Platt will host ET Insights LIVE: InfoComm 2024 Preview. During the 60-minute LAVNCH & LEARN, Platt will be joined by a host of industry favorites—including AVIXA’s Annette Sandler, Craig Frankenstein of AVI Systems, and tech futurist Rachel Bradshaw—to chat about emerging tech trends attendees will see […]

Don’t Miss the ET Insights InfoComm 2024 Preview!

rAVe’s Guide to Educational Sessions at InfoComm 2024

InfoComm 2024 is fast approaching, and we’ve done the legwork for you. We’ve combed through the educational session offerings to compile a list of sessions we believe you shouldn’t miss. These sessions offer an opportunity to delve into the hottest topics in the audiovisual industry today. Be sure to check them out to ensure you’re […]

rAVe’s Guide to Educational Sessions at InfoComm 2024

Middle Atlantic Releases Crestron Module for Its NEXSYS Series of UPSs

Middle Atlantic Products, part of Legrand AV, today announced that its NEXSYS Series UPS Backup Power System with RackLink now features full integration with Crestron control systems. Developed by Control Concepts, the company says the new module certified by Crestron enables native control of NEXSYS UPSs from Creston control systems. The new module, certified by […]

Middle Atlantic Releases Crestron Module for Its NEXSYS Series of UPSs