HARMAN Luxury Audio Group Announces JBL Stage Architectural Series Loudspeakers

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HARMAN Luxury Audio Group today announced the introduction of the JBL Stage Architectural Series loudspeakers crafted to be visually discreet, with Zero Bezel magnetic grilles and easy installation that allow the speakers to be heard and not seen. Featuring high-performance design elements including 1-inch/25-millimeter aluminum acoustic lens tweeters, JBL’s patented High-Definition Imaging (HDI) waveguides, baffles […]

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Magewell Intros Pro Convert AES67 Multiformat IP Audio Encoder, Decoder, Capture Device

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Magewell just launched its Pro Convert AES67 multiformat IP audio encoder, decoder and capture device. Supporting AES67, NDI and SRT, the device can convert between different IP media technologies while also offering a bridge between analog audio, software and IP networks. Magewell will showcase Pro Convert AES67 in booth N1833 at InfoComm 2022, taking place […]

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PPDS Intros Wave, a Cloud Platform for Control and Management of Its Displays

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PPDS (i.e., Philips) has announced the launch of Wave, a cloud platform for control and management of its displays. Philips said in its press release that Wave helps reduce installation and service times for multiple displays. Built to scale for fleets, both locally and globally, it can securely provision and monitor hundreds of thousands of […]

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PPDS Intros Philips 6000 Series of 8K dvLED Displays

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PPDS (i.e., Philips Digital Signage), just announced the Philips 6000 Series: a range of 8K, dvLED displays in either 16:9 or 32:9. Unveiled at ISE 2022 in Barcelona (stand 3Q600), the new Philips 6000 Series LED is bezel-free so, technically, it can be designed in any shape, size or resolution and is aimed at meeting […]

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Sony Intros SLA-1A Power Line Array Speaker for Large-Format Installs

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Sony today announced the launch of its new powered line-array speaker the SLS-1A, which is purpose-built to create a new sound field when paired with large format displays in ProAV installs. One key feature of the modular bar-style speaker is its wide “sweet” spot, which creates a clearer sound field in larger spaces. The SLS-1A is equipped […]

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Samsung Showcases Future of Micro LED Technology at ISE 2022

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Samsung Electronics is showing what it calls the future of Micro LED technology at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2022 in Barcelona, with three new models of The Wall. At ISE this year, Samsung introduced three new versions of The Wall (Model name: IWB) – a modular Micro LED display that will now be available in 0.63 […]

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Barco ClickShare Is Now Also a Digital Signage Player

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Barco has added new functionality to its popular UCC and presentation device, ClickShare, allowing it to now become a digital signage player. Meeting room displays that are connected to ClickShare can now be leveraged as corporate branding tools or to distribute digital signage messages. The first digital signage partners are Signagelive, Seenspire and Korbyt. Digital signage messages can […]

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PPDS Intros Android-Based SoC Phillips E-Line Series of Touch Displays for Education at ISE 2022

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PPDS (also known as Philips Digital Signage), just announced a new lineup of interactive touch displays for education, launching the brand-new Android SoC Philips E-Line series. Unveiled at ISE 2022 in Barcelona (Philips Booth 3Q600), the Phillips E-Line is PPDS’ most complete SoC (system on a chip) education display range to date. It’s aimed at […]

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Up Your Whiteboard Game by Combining the Best of Analog and Digital

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Trade show season is back. ISE is going on in Barcelona as I type, and Infocomm 2022 in Las Vegas is just 25 days away. This means that manufacturers, integrators and *gasp* end users are all converging to explore new partnerships and help people bridge the analog-to-digital gaps that have been isolated during the great […]

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Kramer Debuts a New Ecosystem of AV-Over-IP Solutions, Including KDS-7 Family

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At ISE, Kramer debuted a new ecosystem of AV-over-IP solutions including the KDS-7 family of encoders and decoders, which send 4K60 4:2:0 video at 1G across a network AV installation. In the booth’s UCC section, this is the first time people can see Kramer’s new collaboration devices including a speakerphones, video cameras and all-in-one collaboration […]

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Audinate Announces the Adoption of Dante AV for New AV-Over-IP Extenders from Cypress Technologies

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Audinate announced that Cypress Technology (CYP), a leader in the design and manufacturing of innovative Pro-AV solutions has adopted Dante AV for a new family of AV-over-IP extenders designed for use in multiple markets including HOW, education and conferencing. As an ODM, Cypress Technology’s extenders with Dante AV are expected to launch by the end of 2022. Compatible […]

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Snap One Intros New Strong 30″ Custom Series Racks

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Snap One announced this week new products added to its Strong Racks product line — the 30” Custom Series Racks (as well as new Side Panels) and On-Wall Racks. These racks are designed to enhance an integrator’s ability to pursue any size project and still deliver optimized equipment. The Strong On-Wall Racks will be on […]

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Barco Intros All New Line of dvLED Video Wall Displays Called TruePix

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Barco today launched a new LED video wall platform dubbed TruePix. TruePix is designed completely from the ground up to create a purpose-built video wall for a variety of enterprise applications. It’s aimed at control rooms, television studios, lobbies, boardrooms, auditoriums and other corporate applications. Key product highlights: Seamless display tech that LED is known […]

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Blaze Audio Announces Entry Into Professional Audio Market in North America

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Following an initial launch in Europe, Blaze Audio is announcing its formal entry into the professional audio market throughout North America. As a subsidiary of Pascal A/S of Copenhagen, Denmark, Blaze Audio enters the field with its PowerZone Connect series of fully matrixed, DSP-loaded network power amplifier products. PowerZone amplifiers enable control from a wide […]

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VOD Visual Debuts LED Dubbed EDGE CONNECT

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VOD Visual just debuted an all-in-one LED dubbed the EDGE CONNECT. Using HDMI ports, the EDGE CONNECT allows users to connect sources just like you would if it were an LCD monitor. The EDGE series, designed to be a direct replacement for LCDs, uses 55″ panels. Most LED display models come in 27.5” form factors. […]

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Pliant Technologies Will Debut “High Density Mode” for Its Wireless Intercom System at ISE 2022

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Pliant Technologies is debuting its “high density” mode, which the company describes as a selectable mode of operation that greatly increases user densities, for both CrewCom and CrewCom CB2 wireless intercom systems at ISE 2022 (Booth 7Q970). For CrewCom, this new software-selectable mode supports up to 32 radio packs (RPs) on a single radio transceiver […]

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Zoom Introduces Zoom Whiteboard to Solve Equality in Meetings

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A term you’re going to hear a lot the rest of 2022 is “Meeting Equity.” Heck, Barco even owns the website and it’s filled with a podcast series that I host. It’s 12 episodes — you should check it out. Zoom’s approach to solving equality in meetings, so that remote and in-person attendees have the […]

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Key Digital Intros KD-WP8 Programmable IP Control Wall Plate

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Just introduced, the KD-WP8 from Key Digital is an eight-button web-UI-programmable IP control wall plate keypad for system configuration and control. The keypad can control any IP networked Key Digital device and third-party systems through the Compass Control Pro protocol or Open API. The KD-WP8 natively sends TCP and UDP commands in ASCII or HEX format for controlling IP-enabled devices […]

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AudioControl Launches New Audio Amplifier Platform Leveraging GaN Semiconductors

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AudioControl just launched an audio amplifier platform leveraging GaN (Gallium Nitride) semiconductors from GaN Systems. AudioControl engineers have created a circuit that establishes a new bar for power and sound quality, now available in the CM Series four-channel, three-channel, and two-channel 70-volt Dual-Mode amplifiers. The AudioControl engineering team was tasked with elevating the performance standard […]

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A (Fictional) Integrator’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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Unless you’ve been shortlisted for a Nobel prize or you’re waiting on the birth of a baby, early morning phone calls are never a good thing. When Joe (the owner of the company that I just made up in my head) got a call from Kate (his equally made-up service manager) at 6:30 a.m., he […]

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RF Venue Intros Diversity Architectural Antenna

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RF Venue is introducing its Diversity Architectural Antenna, a new system component for wireless microphones that offers the core capabilities of the company’s Diversity Fin Antenna in a virtually invisible footprint. The patented cross-polarized Diversity Architectural Antenna is an unobtrusive, solution to the problem of wireless microphone signal dropouts, multipath interference and IMD issues plaguing […]

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Shure Intros MXA920 Ceiling Array Microphone

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Shure announced the introduction of the MXA920 Ceiling Array Microphone. With Automatic Coverage technology, MXA920 provides pre-configured audio capture with minimal setup required, dramatically reducing the time and cost of deployments for integrators. The MXA920 also employs Next Generation Array Architecture for enhanced directional pick-up and more natural speech. Plus, the onboard IntelliMix DSP delivers […]

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Extron Updates ‘AV Technology for Learning Environments’ Design Guide

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Extron announced an update to its “AV Technology for Learning Environments” design guide that captures the latest AV product innovations and the newest AV applications for learning spaces. This guide is a resource that includes details on AV Technology and its integration within classrooms, huddle spaces, lecture halls, meeting areas, multipurpose rooms, esports spaces and […]

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Extron AV Switching, Distribution and Control Help Renovate NCSU Library

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The D. H. Hill Jr. Library on the campus of North Carolina State University has been a resource for students and the surrounding community for decades. The library has constantly reinvented itself over the years and completed its latest major renovation in 2021. Extron AV switching, distribution, and control were successfully deployed in the renovation […]

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Crest Audio CPX Series Amplifiers Now Available in Four Models

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Crest Audio has added to its CPX Series of professional power amplifiers. Geared toward the needs of the touring and installation markets, the CPX Series offers versatile solutions designed to serve as the backbone of a mobile sound system, studio, and many other install applications requiring dynamically powerful yet affordable amplifiers. The CPX Series is […]

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Netgear Announces Three New AV-over-IP Products

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Netgear announced three new AV-over-IP products including the new Netgear Engage Controller application, which builds on the AV graphical user interface (GUI) found in the M4250 series managed switches and two new, smaller M4250 desktop switches to allow for streamlined installation in a range of space-limiting applications. The Netgear M4250 AV Line Series switches are […]

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Audio-Technica Adds New Family of Line + Gradient Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphones

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Audio-Technica is debuting its BP28 14-inch (355.6 mm) and BP28L 22.4-inch (569 mm) Line + Gradient Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphones. These microphones combine a large-diaphragm condenser element with a 28-millimeter diameter shotgun design for low-noise performance. With tight polar patterns and a patented acoustic port design that maintains directionality across the entire frequency range, Audio-Technica […]

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Panasonic Connect North America To Develop Cloud-Based Solution for Video Production in KAIROS Ecosystem

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Panasonic Connect North America announced plans to develop a cloud-based solution for video production within the KAIROS ecosystem for the U.S. market that allows crews to take advantage of the KAIROS IT/IP production platform’s video processing and distribution capabilities without confining them to an on-premise studio. The cloud-based solution works with the on-premise KAIROS IT/IP platform […]

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Marshall Electronics Intros New Lineup of Professional Broadcast Monitors

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Marshall Electronics just introduced its latest lineup of rack-based professional broadcast monitors, including the new V-702W/V-702W-12G, ML-702 and ML-503 models and several audio monitoring solutions. The V-702W, which also comes in a 12G-compatible model (V-702W-12G), is a dual 7″ LCD professional broadcast monitor with a feature-packed, economical solution for fly-packs, control rooms, routing rooms and […]

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DVIGear Now Offering DVI-7365 4K Multiport Optical Extender

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DVIGear has introduced the DVI-7365, a 4K Multiport Optical Extender that supports 4K (UHD) at 60Hz (4:4:4). The DVI-7365 Extenders support HDMI 4K /60p, embedded audio, bidirectional IR, RS 232 and two 10/100 BaseT Ethernet ports. Resolutions up to 4096×2160 /60p (4:4:4) are realized without using any compression. These extenders provide long-distance extension over a […]

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PreSonus Launches Eris E5 BT Active Media Reference Monitors with Bluetooth

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PreSonus announced the launch of the new Eris E5 BT Active Media Reference Monitors with Bluetooth. The Eris E5 BT includes 50 watts of Class D power for each speaker and has both analog and aptX Bluetooth wireless inputs. The monitors are aimed at in-house production studios. The Eris E5 BT offers the following: 5.25-inch […]

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Hall Technologies Intros Apollo Technology Room Kit

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Hall Technologies announced the launch of its Apollo Technology Room Kit (TRK1). The Apollo TRK1 is a turnkey solution for 4K Smart Classrooms, which Hall says complements its education and corporate vertical offerings. The three-piece kit claims to deliver enhanced connectivity and control features while remaining highly intuitive and easy to use. The kit is […]

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