JustAddPower Announces MaxColor 4K60 Series of Transmitters and Receiver

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Just Add Power announced its new MaxColor 4K60 Series is now available for preorder. The new transmitter and receiver provide integrators with a scalable 4K UHD distribution platform to natively support 4K source content with high frame rates over existing network infrastructures. The products are available for preorder now and will begin shipping in early […]

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AVIWEST and Vodalys Partner for Cloud-Native Livestreaming Platform

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AVIWEST and Vodalys have teamed up to offer a cloud video production and low-latency delivery solution for corporate live events. Using AVIWEST’s video contribution system and the Vodalys.Studio cloud production web platform, users can simplify content production and web streaming for corporate communication. With the Vodalys and AVIWEST systems, video professionals can produce footage of […]

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RF Venue Develops Free Online Performance Calculator Tool

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RF Venue, Inc. announced the development of the RF Venue Performance Calculator. The free online tool is designed to reduce the complexity of wireless system performance prediction. Users of the Performance Calculator select system components via a handful of drop-down menus, including microphone make and series, distance from mic to antenna, cabling type and length, RF Venue […]

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Key Digital Intros New ‘Conference Room in a Box’ Solutions

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With the return of face-to-face conferencing and education, along with the continued necessity of incorporating remote participation, integrators and their customers are increasingly looking to update and modernize their systems. The “Conference Room in a Box” family of products from Key Digital, a developer and manufacturer of digital video processing, video signal distribution and AV-over-IP […]

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intoPIX Updates JPEG XS Codecs, Adds ‘Flawless Imaging Profile’ in TicoXS FIP Codec

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intoPIX has improved its JPEG XS codecs with the addition of something called the Flawless Imaging Profile (FIP) in its “TicoXS FIP” Codec. The JPEG XS codecs are used by many AV-over-IP manufacturers (including Crestron in its NVX lineup).  The lightweight TicoXS FIP FPGA cores and software implementations allow the extension of both 4K and 8K AV […]

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DTEN Appoints Romain Vital as Country Manager for France and Southern Europe

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DTEN announced the appointment of Romain Vital as country manager for France and Southern Europe. Vital comes with experience in channel sales across the AV, UC and collaboration space and has previously worked for LifeSize, Polycom and Pexip before joining DTEN. “We are thrilled to have Romain join our EMEA Team. Romain’s natural drive, passion […]

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LG Finally Enters UCC Market With New Interactive Displays and Wireless Sharing Tech

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LG Business Solutions USA announced the LG One: Quick series of conferencing and collaboration solutions LCDs. The series includes the 55-inch all-in-one LG One:Quick Works videoconferencing display (model 55CT5WJ), a 43-inch LG One:Quick Flex touch display (model 43HT3WJ) and the LG One:Quick Share (model SC-00DA) wireless presentation system. The presentation system plugs into the USB […]

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Learning From the Exercise Industry

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After all the guessing, prognostication and assumptions, it actually happened. InfoComm 2021 took place in Orlando the last week in October. What surprised me most during the event was the social media banter that went back and forth between the “should” and “should not” crowds. That is those who thought that AVIXA “should have” InfoComm […]

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Experiencing InfoComm 2021 

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The community finally came back together in Orlando, but how did it go? Everyone went into InfoComm 2021 unsure of what they would experience. When I spoke to attendees before this year’s show, many of them didn’t know who would or wouldn’t be attending, what new technology would be available to see and how the […]

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Barco Introduces F400-HR Native 4K Projector

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Barco announced the introduction of the F400-HR, calling it the industry’s first single-chip native 4K resolution projector and aiming it at the training and simulation markets. The F400-HR is developed to bring 4K image quality to advanced simulator systems. Using a 4,096 x 2,176 DCI 4K chip, it can also show 6K and higher resolution […]

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IBC 2021 in Amsterdam Is Canceled, but It Would Be a Bad Idea to Even Consider Canceling ISE Yet

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The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), the annual global show aimed at broadcasters and content creators of TV and radio programming, has canceled its planned Dec. 3-6 trade show. The show, which usually draws over 50,000 attendees and another 5000 exhibitors, issued a statement yesterday that cited the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in the Netherlands specifically. Starting in […]

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1 Beyond and Sennheiser Combine Products To Create Voice-Activated Camera Tracking Solution

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Sennheiser and 1 Beyond announced the release of a new camera tracking solution that offers voice-activated camera tracking for rooms of any size such as classrooms, boardrooms, multipurpose meeting spaces and more. 1 Beyond says many systems using the integration of the 1 Beyond Automate VX and Sennheiser’s Team Connect Ceiling 2 (TCC2) have been […]

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Atlona Releases OCS-900N Network-enabled Occupancy Sensor for Automation Applications

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Atlona has expanded its portfolio of touch-free AV control components by introducing a network-enabled, multi-function sensor designed for a wide variety of automation applications. The new AT-OCS-900N detects occupancy, temperature and ambient light to trigger Atlona AV solutions or third-party devices over an IP network. It is available immediately. The ceiling-mounted OCS-900N uses passive infrared […]

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Vivitek Introduces NovoStage Collaboration Software for Windows To Allow For Multiscreen Presentation

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Vivitek introduced NovoStage, a Windows-based wireless collaboration software solution, to enable users to present to multiple screens simultaneously on the main display. NovoStage combines applications like Zoom and content from Windows Computers and iPads. Engineered to be compatible with content from iOS, MacOS, Android, Windows, Chromebook and Ubuntu, NovoStage transforms any Windows Display into a collaboration solution […]

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Panasonic To Release PT-VMZ71 Series of LCD Projectors To Replace PT-VMZ60 Series

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Panasonic announced its latest series of LCD projectors to meet the emerging needs of education and business for collaboration and clear and vivid images. The PT-VMZ71 Series offers four WUXGA resolution models ranging from 5200-7000 lumens and offers 3,000,000:1 contrast. Panasonic says the series is ideal for well-lit classrooms, hybrid learning environments, new workspaces and […]

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Almo and MuxLab Enter Product Distribution Partnership

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Almo Professional A/V has entered a distribution partnership with MuxLab to provide integrators and resellers with a range of equipment for production-centric use. “Live events are happening and livestreaming remains critical to effectively broadcast these events around the globe,” said Rob Ziv, Almo’s vice president of business development and strategy. “This distribution alignment expands Almo’s […]

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eGlass Changes Classroom Design

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Due to continuing travel restrictions at my institution, I was not able to attend InfoComm in person this year. However, thanks to an amazing social network of #AVtweeps and rAVe [PUBS], I was able to attend virtually. Higher ed is certainly a vertical that has felt the change since March 2020. As I watch products […]

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MAXHUB Releases P22MB Smart Lectern for Wireless Presentation Control

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MAXHUB announced the P22MB Smart Lectern for centralized and wireless control of meeting or presentation spaces.  Presenters can control their presentation system and integrated lectern microphones via a 21.5-inch interactive touch screen from the podium. The P22MB podium also features whiteboarding and collaboration software, along with wireless sharing that enables a laptop to be included in the presentation. […]

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AVIXA Announces AV Professional Awards Winners During InfoComm 2021

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During an awards ceremony at InfoComm 2021 on Thurs., Oct. 28, at the Orange County Convention Center, AVIXA announced the winners of the 2021 AV Professional Awards. The AVIXA Awards recognize outstanding AV professionals for their contributions to the industry. Members of the ProAV industry nominate individuals for the Adele De Berri Pioneers of AV, CTS Holder of the […]

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HETMA Partners With AVIXA to Create Scholarship for Supporting Growth of Underrepresented Communities

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HETMA (Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance), with the support of AVIXA (Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association), has created the Prism Scholarship to support the growth of underrepresented communities within the U.S. higher education technology workforce. The intent of the Prism Scholarship is to encourage women, LGBTQIA+, Black, Latino, Asian, Indigenous, disabled persons, and others to […]

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ViewSonic Launches ViewBoard Box Media Player Version of myViewBoard Ecosystem

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ViewSonic has launched the ViewBoard Box, a palm-sized media player that is basically the hardware version of the myViewBoard ecosystem that’s designed to bring collaboration to learning spaces. The ViewBoard Box is designed to upgrade existing displays to enable digital classrooms with myViewBoard Suite for better collaboration while offering centralized control over display devices with the […]

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SDVoE Alliance Announces Debut of SDVoE LIVE! Season 2

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  The SDVoE Alliance announced the Nov. 2 debut of SDVoE LIVE!, season 2. The 30-minute shows are scheduled for every other Tuesday and will be hosted by SDVoE Alliance president Justin Kennington from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and co-host Matt Dodd, SDVoE Alliance head of education from Tiverton, UK. Thought leaders from throughout the ProAV industry will join […]

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Extron Introduces IPL EXP PDU4H Control System Power Expansion Interface for Centralized Power Management

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Extron introduced the IPL EXP PDU4H control system power expansion interface designed to provide centralized power management for small and medium-sized AV systems. It delivers the ability to control individual AC outputs remotely and allows for aggregate current sensing. The IPL EXP PDU4H is Ethernet enabled and features four AC outputs, four manual control ports and a […]

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Key Digital Debuted Range of HDBaseT Switchers and Extenders at InfoComm 2021

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At InfoComm 2021, Key Digital debuted a new range of HDBaseT switchers and extenders that are soft-codec-enabled to create a connectivity hub for USB cameras and mics, audio DSP and keyboard/mouse/touchscreen extension. Connected computers interface with extended devices by way of USB host and device ports on receiver units and device ports on select KD […]

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Key Digital Debuted Its KD-BYOD4K Wireless Presentation Gateway at InfoComm 2021

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Key Digital is here at InfoComm with its new KD-BYOD4K Wireless Presentation Gateway, an all-in-one 4K streaming device for sending HDMO sources wirelessly in a classroom, auditorium, learning lab and other educational environments.  The KD-BYOD4K is a single-chassis Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) collaboration solution, allowing participants and guests to cast content contact-free to any designated display or projector via Wi-Fi from […]

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Verizon Business Offers Updated BlueJeans Meeting Enhancements for Hybrid and Remote Learning

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While at InfoComm, Verizon Business announced new BlueJeans Meetings enhancements, including a bundle of features to support hybrid and remote learning. The new BlueJeans Remote Learning feature pack allows instructors to build a custom teaching experience without the overhead associated with hosting traditional online classes. The updates are available as part of specific BlueJeans Meetings plans […]

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HoverCam Debuts Pilot S Digital Teaching Station at InfoComm 2021

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HoverCam‘s Pilot S is currently on display at InfoComm 2021. The wireless teaching lectern for classrooms uses the Qualcomm QCS8210 System-on-Chip (SoC) and offers an extended battery life, quieter operation and support for Windows 11. The new mobile device combines every essential classroom technology into one wireless station that replaces the traditionally messy AV cart. The Pilot […]

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Nureva Products Enhance Audio and Hybrid Learning at University of North Carolina Hussmann School of Journalism and Media

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Nureva Inc. announced the University of North Carolina Hussmann School of Journalism and Media chose Nureva audio for all the learning spaces in its Carrol Hall building on UNC’s campus. 18 Nureva HDL300 systems are deployed in the building with plans to add up to six more. Standardizing on Nureva audio throughout the journalism school allows UNC […]

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Ashly Audio Releases PC-based Version of AquaControl Software, Known as AquaControl Portal, for Offline Work

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Ashly Audio released its AquaControl software to all PC users as a stand-alone offer under the name AquaControl Portal. The software was first launched as part of the company’s integrated mXa-1502 mixer amp. AquaControl Portal allows users to work offline and to replicate work done on the software to multiple hardware units. Ashly’s AquaControl software is typically […]

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Pathway Innovations Will Debut eGlass Illuminated Glass Writing Board at InfoComm 2021

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Pathway Innovations announced its eGlass illuminated glass writing board will debut at InfoComm 2021. eGlass is an all-in-one communications tool featuring a built-in camera and adjustable LED lighting. It merges the presenter’s face and writing, along with presentation media, into a single picture for in-person or remote collaboration. Pathway Innovations will demonstrate the tool in booth 3943 […]

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Kramer Electronics and Sony Electronics Collaborate to Design Augmented Reality Teaching Studio Solution

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Kramer Electronics has collaborated with Sony Electronics to integrate an Augmented Reality (AR) Teaching Studio Solution. It is designed for virtual or hybrid learning experiences that incorporate AR software with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. The solution combines Kramer’s control solutions and other various audio, video and management products with Sony’s Edge presentation, visualization and analytics […]

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Fulcrum Acoustic Releases AHS Series of Modular Array Loudspeakers

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Fulcrum Acoustic has released the AHS Series, a modular, scalable system targeted at applications where very high output and precise pattern control are required.  The AHS440 (45° horizontal beamwidth) utilizes four high-frequency horns, each paired with a coaxial compression driver. The AHS460 (60° horizontal beamwidth) uses three high-frequency horns. Both models incorporate four high-power 10-inch woofers loaded […]

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