Extron Now Shipping New ENERGY-STAR-Qualified Audio Power Amplifier

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Extron is shipping its XPA U 3502, a high-performance ENERGY-STAR-qualified audio power amplifier delivering two 350-watt channels into 8 ohms or 4 ohms in a 1U, half-rack device. It is convection cooled, UL 2043 rated for plenum installation, and includes hardware for rack-mount configurations. The XPA U 3502 offers the ability to install high power […]

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Extron Adds USB-A Socket-to-Plug Optical Cable in USBA Pro Plenum Series

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Extron announced the availability of USB-A socket-to-plug optical cables that extend USB 3.2 signals and power over distances up to 65 feet. The cables support a SuperSpeed USB data rate of 5 Gbps and deliver 5 volts and up to 900 mA of power to the USB peripheral device. The ultra-thin 0.24” (6 millimeters) diameter […]

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Comprehensive Connectivity Launches New Wall Plate Extender Kit

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Comprehensive Connectivity just launched the CHE-HDBTWP125MC Pro AV/IT HDBaseT 4K Single Gang HDMI + USB-C, USB 2.0 and Audio Wall Plate Extender Kit. Comprehensive’s CHE-HDBTWP125MC is a 2×1 Wall Plate Extender with HDMI and USB-C inputs. The USB-C input provides an AV interface for connecting with newer Apple notebooks and Windows PCs, as well as […]

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Panasonic Releases Three New Additions to DECT Digital Wireless Microphone System

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Panasonic System Solutions announced three new additions to its DECT Digital Wireless Microphone system. The three new products include a 4four-channel wireless receiver, an expansion receiver and a personal lavalier microphone. Panasonic’s new WX-SR204 four-channel wireless microphone receiver efficiently connects four wireless microphones with the same footprint as the current WX-SR202 two-channel receiver. Both receivers feature […]

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1 Beyond Adds Two New Cameras to Lineup

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1 Beyond announced two new cameras to its lineup: the Hawk and the Falcon. 1 Beyond says that both cameras fill a void for small-to-medium-size classrooms and conference rooms that need a lower-cost automated camera tracking solution. The Falcon is a presenter tracking camera that pans, tilts and zooms to follow a presenter. 1 Beyond […]

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Extron Debuts Digital Canvas Presentation Switcher in MGP 641

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  Extron announced the MGP 641, a multiwindow processor for scaling and presenting up to four 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) source signals on a single screen. Extron’s Vector 4K scaling engine ensures downscaled and upscaled content is presented with unequaled image quality. In addition to four HDMI inputs that support data rates up to 18 Gbps, the […]

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Avocor Announces G Series Edge-to-Edge Displays Without Bezel

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Avocor today announces its G series, a new product family of no-bezel, edge-to-edge interactive displays for collaboration. Available in 65”, 75” and 85”, the G series collaboration displays feature Avocor UiQ single-button touch interface and the latest generation of Avocor InGlass Intelligent Touch. With native 4K resolution, 30-bit color, and 500 nits of brightness, the […]

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AVer’s VC520 Conference Camera Wins 2021 Gold Globee Award for Technology Hardware

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AVer Information announced that The Globee Awards, organizers of the world’s premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, has named AVer’s VC520 Pro2 a winner in the 13th Annual 2021 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards. The annual Golden Bridge Awards program recognizes and honors in categories such as: Organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives […]

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Extron NAV Pro AV-Over-IP and Control Systems Enable Health Sciences Instruction at TRU

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When Thompson Rivers University (TRU) determined they needed more space for their expanding nursing program, they built the Chappell Family Building for Nursing and Population Health at their campus in Kamloops, British Columbia. Each instructional and meeting space includes an AV presentation system with wireless functionality. The rooms are linked over an extensive NAV Pro […]

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Visix Partners With Azure and Freshdesk for Client Support Portal and Cloud Platform

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Visix has chosen Microsoft Azure Cloud Services for its second-generation cloud platform, which will be released later in Q3 2021. The company has also launched a new client support portal powered by Freshdesk. A major deciding factor was Azure’s load-balancing architecture that supports fast-growing digital signage deployments. The upcoming release of AxisTV Signage Suite Cloud will take […]

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JVC Professional Debuts Three New PTZ Cameras

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JVC Professional debuted the new 4K KY-PZ400NW/NB and HD KY-PZ200NW/NB cameras. The three models provide streaming for remote production over the internet and are equipped with NDI HX and SRT streaming, H.265/H.264/MJPEG encoding and VITC (Vertical Interval Timecode) multicamera synchronization technologies and the new HD KY-PZ200W/B is an entry-level camera without NDI HX. All camera […]

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ELMO Releases CVAS Single Room Control System Screen Controller

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ELMO announced the release of the CVAS Single Room Control System. The primary component of CVAS is the TPC-07, a 7-inch touch screen controller using capacitive touch that incorporates both a table and wall mount option. It is powered via PoE. The optional IFBOX interface appliance is a scalable solution for legacy devices that require […]

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Blustream Now Shipping AMF41W 4K Wireless Presentation Switch

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Blustream has started shipping the AMF41W 4K wireless presentation switch. The AMF41W is a BYOD solution for wireless presentation, including AirPlay and Miracast from computers and mobile devices that includes a Wi-Fi hotspot with configurable screen layouts and support for seven concurrent video signals. The AMF41W is a 4K multiformat presentation switch featuring four HDMI, […]

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Absen Releases LED A Series to US and Canadian Markets

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Absen announced that the A Series, a new LED display series designed to be used in medium-to-large outdoor DOOH installations, is now available for the U.S. and Canada markets. Specified with a 10,000-nit brightness claim and with a 1,280mm x 960mm standard panel size (along with three other optional sizes), the six new models of […]

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ClearOne Introduced UNITE 180 4X Zoom ePTZ Camera

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ClearOne introduced the UNITE 180, a 4X zoom ePTZ camera that provides a full 180-degree panoramic field-of-view with “real-time stitching” to achieve a variety of viewing modes. Designed for UCC applications where you need to show the entire room, the new UNITE 180 camera provides six viewing mode options, including one total panoramic view. Modes […]

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PPDS Launches ‘Air Quality Sensor’ Monitoring and Notification System

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PPDS (aka; Philips) announced the launch of “Air Quality Sensor,” an air quality monitoring solution designed to help schools and businesses (including corporate, retail and hospitality) create healthier and more productive working and learning environments, using Philips professional TVs, interactive displays and digital signage solutions. Part of PPDS’ new “Total Solutions” strategy, the PPDS Air […]

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Snap One Introduces New Binary BX 8K Active HDMI Cable Line

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Snap One today announced the introduction of its new line of Binary BX 8K Active HDMI Cables, designed to support 8K UHD at 60Hz 4:2:0 and up to 10K at 30 Hz 4:4:4. They also display 4K at 120Hz and 4K at 60Hz 4:4:4 and handle transmission speeds up to 48Gbps. The new line of Binary BX 8K […]

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YoloLiv Launches YoloBox Pro: The All-In-One Live Production System

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YoloLiv launched YoloBox Pro, an all-in-one live production system. The 8-inch box is an encoder, switcher, recorder and monitor featuring three HDMI inputs, one HDMI output and one USB-C port. It allows users to live switch up to eight sources, of which up to four can be physical local cameras and the other four can […]

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How Virtual Mic and Mic-Array Technologies Revolutionize Meeting Rooms and Classrooms: The Blog

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Hello, #AVtweeps! On June 30, I hosted this webinar with Rob Ziv, vice president of business development and strategy at Almo Pro A/V, as well as Adrian Doughty, director of North American sales at Nureva. For this webinar, we discussed how virtual mic and mic-array technologies revolutionize meeting rooms and classrooms — and this is […]

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Panasonic System Solutions Announces Collaboration-Focused Hybrid Learning Solutions

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Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America (PSSNA) announced several collaboration-focused solutions to support hybrid learning experiences. Project Moonshot To increase learning productivity and student achievement, Panasonic has partnered with cyberlearning pioneer, Dr. Sonny Magana, founder and CEO of Magana Education, to create Project Moonshot. Implementing Dr. Magana’s T3 Framework for Innovation, Moonshot is designed […]

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Epson Shipping Seven New Pro Series Compact Laser Projectors

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Epson announced it is shipping seven new compact laser projectors designed for large venue applications, including the world’s smallest and lightest 10,000-lumen projectors, the EB-PU2010W and EB-PU2010B. It is also shipping the EB-PU1006W, EB-PU1007W, EB-PU1007B, EB-PU1008W and EB-PU1008B. Joining Epson’s existing line of Pro Series interchangeable lens projectors, the new solutions pair with Epson’s lens family. Ranging […]

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Nureva Joins Logitech Collaboration Program for Large Space Audio Performance

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Nureva has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program to bring clear, reliable audio performance to large spaces in combination with Logitech conferencing products. Through the program, Nureva’s HDL300 audio conferencing systems are combined with the Logitech Rally Camera, Logitech Tap meeting room touch controller and the new Logitech RoomMate meeting room appliance (available this summer). Together, the products […]

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PPDS Partners With i3 Technologies for Education Software Solutions

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PPDS (aka Philips) has partnered with education software solutions specialist i3 Technologies. Now, PPDS’ interactive touch screen displays come with access to i3LEARNHUB, i3 Technologies’ cloud-based digital creation and learning platform. The platform is designed to enable teachers to bring digital content to students, stimulate collaboration and prepare students with 21st-century learning skills. Complementing the […]

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Clear-Com Announces FreeSpeak Edge Base IP Station

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Clear-Com announced the FreeSpeak Edge Base Station, an IP base station that supports the full range of FreeSpeak digital wireless intercom solutions. It includes 1.9 GHz (including both E1 and IP transceivers), 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz and third-party Dante devices. The FreeSpeak Edge Base Station provides a stand-alone solution for FreeSpeak Edge 5 GHz systems […]

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Prysm Systems Announces Interactive LPD 6K Seamless Display

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Prysm Systems announced a 225-inch LPD 6K, an interactive large-format display with a panoramic seamless and an image without a bezel. Powered by the Prysm Application Suite, the LPD 6K enables users to present multiple content platforms and third-party applications into one display solution. The LPD 6K is designed for corporate, education, hospitality and retail […]

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Viewsonic Announces ViewBoard 52 Series Android-Based Collaboration Board

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The ViewBoard 52 Series from Viewsonic is a 65”, 75” and 86” Android-based collaboration board on a cart that’s designed for classrooms. Integrated with a sound bar, it has front-facing USB-C ports to connect computers, tablets or phones. It also places functional keys and I/O ports in a direct line of sight. And, the ViewBoard […]

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I Was Right — Epson Releases New Wireless Whiteboard Tech

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In January, as part of my 2021 predictions (dubbed Kayye’s Krystal Ball), I wrote “Epson will debut a new technology.” Well, my prediction came true today as Epson announced a hardware and software solution for enhanced lesson plans and student engagement — the BrightLink GoBoard Wireless Collaboration and Integrated Whiteboard Solution. BrightLink GoBoard will be […]

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Extron Releases IPCP Pro S1 xi Compact Control Processor

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Extron is shipping the IPCP Pro S1 xi compact control processor, which is designed for centralized AV control in small to medium-size applications. Extron says the IPCP Pro S1 xi features greater processing power and twice the memory of the P Link Pro series. Ethernet monitoring and control allows users to manage AV devices using […]

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Nureva Adds Voice Lift to HDL300 Audio Conferencing Systems

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Nureva has added Voice Amplification Mode (aka: voice lift) to its HDL300 and Dual HDL300 audio conferencing systems. With this addition, which is currently available in public beta, the HDL300 systems solve the difficult audio problem of supporting in-room amplification of the instructor or presenter’s voice, while simultaneously providing full-room microphone pickup of in-room voices […]

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Atlona Adds Wall Plate Switcher and Transmitter to HDBaseT AV Integration Omega Series

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Atlona has added new HDBaseT products to its Omega Series of AV integration solutions, the AT-OME-SW21-TX-WPC wall plate switcher and HDBaseT transmitter. The device combines HDMI and USB-C switching with extension of both AV and USB data in a U.S. one-gang wallplate form factor. The OME-SW21-TX-WPC transports video, audio and display control signals. When paired with […]

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Blustream US Now Shipping Contractor Series IP50HD AV-over-IP Portfolio Line

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Blustream US is shipping a new AV-over-IP portfolio line called the Contractor Series IP50HD. Claiming no limitation on project size, the new 1080p transmitter and receiver pair include HD video over IP support for command and control rooms, digital signage and any other networked-AV KVM-based application. The Blustream Contractor HD Video over IP distribution platform […]

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