PPDS Adds Philips Signage 4650 D-Line Series 4K Displays

PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) announced the latest evolution in its strategy to bring ever more sustainable digital display solutions to market with the launch of the new and enhanced Philips Signage 4650 D-Line Series of 4K displays. The new Philips 4650 Signage Series brings together the “best of Philips D-Line,” with new features designed […]

PPDS Adds Philips Signage 4650 D-Line Series 4K Displays

Backpacks and Shiny New Sneakers

Late August to early September is the time when students flood back onto college campuses, many of them bringing with them their shiny new sneakers and their brand-new backpacks. They have had a summer filled with fun (hopefully) and are ready to dive into another year of learning. For the tech managers in higher education, […]

Backpacks and Shiny New Sneakers

Lightware Visual Engineering Launches Lightware Academy

Lightware Visual Engineering announced the launch of Lightware Academy, its new free certified e-learning resource for students and professionals at every level who have a thirst for specializing in the AV market and gaining or advancing their knowledge of the entire industry. Based on Lightware’s core principles of openness and knowledge-sharing, Lightware Academy is open […]

Lightware Visual Engineering Launches Lightware Academy

Vivitek Announces D2000 Series Portable Projectors for Small, Medium-Sized Meeting Rooms

Vivitek announced the D2000 Series of value-priced portable projectors. Designed for small and medium-sized meeting rooms, the DW2650Z and the DH2661Z have multiple I/O ports, a long-life light source and weigh only 4.8kg (10.5-pounds). Both the DW2650Z and the DH2661Z feature DLP DarkChip3 and BrilliantColor technologies combined with manual zoom and focus. The DW2650Z and […]

Vivitek Announces D2000 Series Portable Projectors for Small, Medium-Sized Meeting Rooms

Poly Intros New Solutions That Work With Google Cloud, ChromeOS

Poly is introducing new solutions designed to work with Google Cloud and Google ChromeOS. You may recall that, earlier this year, Poly announced a public preview of the Poly Lens Web App for Chrome OS. The Poly Lens Web App is now available to ChromeOS users and customers worldwide, allowing users to manage their devices […]

Poly Intros New Solutions That Work With Google Cloud, ChromeOS

Origin Acoustics, WiiM Partner for Professional CI Line of HomeAV, ProAV Audio Solutions

Origin Acoustics announced a strategic partnership with WiiM, a technology brand that provides smart home experiences through accessible AI-connected products. Origin Acoustics and WiiM have joined forces to co-develop WiiM Professional CI Series products, designed to cater to both residential and commercial custom installations. WiiM’s expertise in streaming audio software and hardware has led to […]

Origin Acoustics, WiiM Partner for Professional CI Line of HomeAV, ProAV Audio Solutions

Extron Releases 4th Edition of Its Digital Design Guide

Extron just unveiled the fourth edition of its Digital Design Guide. This handbook delves into the nuances of “contemporary digital video formats and breakthrough technologies.” It presents the fundamentals of digital design principles and delineates systematic strategies for addressing the myriad challenges in AV design. These can range from reliable digital video transmission over extended […]

Extron Releases 4th Edition of Its Digital Design Guide

Airtame Partners With AVer to Integrate Airtame Hybrid Conferencing Solution

Airtame announced a strategic alliance with AVer to offer integration of the Airtame Hybrid Conferencing Solution with a wide array of AVer’s core camera and video bar solutions. Airtame claims businesses, educational facilities and end users have come to expect highly customizable, reliable collaboration tools to ensure experiences for all users regardless of skill level or […]

Airtame Partners With AVer to Integrate Airtame Hybrid Conferencing Solution

AVPro Edge Adds New Transmitter-Receiver Combo for Audio Signal Codec Transfer

AVPro Edge just added a product capable of extracting the audio signal from within the eARC channel of HDMI 2.1 and transmitting the data up to 100 meters (328 feet) over category cable to a centralized audio distribution system. The AC-AEX-DEARC-KIT is a transmitter-receiver combo designed for audio signal codec transfer (no video data is […]

AVPro Edge Adds New Transmitter-Receiver Combo for Audio Signal Codec Transfer

Rise Vision Offers Digital Signage As a Service

Rise Vision announced the Rise Vision Media Player Hardware as a Service. With this solution, schools can eliminate managing digital signage hardware by having Rise Vision manage the media player software and provide technical support, send out advanced replacements if an issue can’t be fixed over the phone, and upgrade the devices regularly. The Rise […]

Rise Vision Offers Digital Signage As a Service

Automation and AI Are Powering the Next Generation of Pro PTZ Upgrades

By Shubham Kumar and Olivia Lowden Futuresource Consulting After a spell of limited innovation during the pandemic, professional pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras are entering a new technological era. Futuresource Consulting’s brand-new report reveals that AI and automation are the powerhouses behind many of the new-generation products entering the market, with auto-tracking, facial recognition, and automated camera […]

Automation and AI Are Powering the Next Generation of Pro PTZ Upgrades

Biamp Now Shipping New AV Network Switch for 1G Systems

Biamp is shipping a new AV network switch, the NMS-NG26GPX-AVB (NETGEAR model M4250-26G4XF-POE+) is a pro-grade managed switch designed for 1G networked AV systems. The switch provides 26 1G ports and four 10G SFP+ ports that all support AVB and Dante. 24 of the ports are PoE+ capable with 480W of total power budget. The […]

Biamp Now Shipping New AV Network Switch for 1G Systems

Pliant Technologies Adds MicroCom 863XR Wireless Belt Pack for Use in Europe

Pliant Technologies announced a new addition to its MicroCom family of products: the MicroCom 863XR wireless belt pack. This product is designed for use in Europe as it operates in the 863-865 MHz ISM band, allowing unlicensed use in most European countries. The 863XR features “excellent range, two intercom channels and the capability to support […]

Pliant Technologies Adds MicroCom 863XR Wireless Belt Pack for Use in Europe

AVer Information, Nureva Collaborate to Create Plug-and-Play Hybrid Meeting Bundles

AVer Information announced a collaboration with Nureva to streamline hybrid meeting room connectivity. The plug-and-play hybrid meeting bundles include AVer’s CAM550, a 4K dual lens PTZ camera, and Nureva’s HDL300 audio system, an integrated microphone and speaker bar. AVer’s CAM550 equips two 4K lenses to create a wide-angle room view. Claiming to be the “first […]

AVer Information, Nureva Collaborate to Create Plug-and-Play Hybrid Meeting Bundles

Sony Electronics Professional Display Solutions Creates Roadshow Through US, Canada

Sony Electronics’ Professional Display Solutions team is heading to 10 major cities across the United States and Canada from August 2023 through February 2024. During Sony’s AV Solutions Roadshow, attendees can experience new products and technologies including displays and display-related solutions, PTZ cameras, and line array speakers, learn about compatible partners, and speak with sales […]

Sony Electronics Professional Display Solutions Creates Roadshow Through US, Canada

Airtame Adds ‘Share From Browser’ Feature

Airtame launched a new screen-sharing feature that makes Bring Your Own Meeting (BYOM) environments and presentations “simpler and more secure than ever before.” With the new “Share from Browser” feature, users can use any popular web browser to instantly initiate screen sharing from personal devices to Airtame-powered displays without requiring any new app downloads, installations, […]

Airtame Adds ‘Share From Browser’ Feature

Christie Launches M 4K15 RGB, M 4K+15 RGB Projectors

Christie just launched two new RGB pure laser projectors: the M 4K15 RGB and M 4K+15 RGB. Part of the M 4K RGB Series, they deliver 15,750 lumens and are “designed for the most demanding applications, including staging and live events, projection mapping spectacles, and theme park attractions.” In addition to being RGB laser, Christie […]

Christie Launches M 4K15 RGB, M 4K+15 RGB Projectors

Technical Debt in Higher Ed

In the IT world the phrase “technical debt” is a well-known phrase and it is used effectively to describe problems and why they are so difficult (expensive) to fix. The term first came about in 1992 and was coined by Ward Cunningham. Cunningham was particularly referring to software coding, and that is a common way […]

Technical Debt in Higher Ed

German School-Safety-Focused Ed-Tech IT Firm, Prowise, Wins Bid to Add AV Tech to 15,000 Classrooms

The Dutch IT and education company Prowise will equip 15,000 classrooms in seven German federal states with large screens over the next four years. The contract was awarded after a European tender by the German cooperative ProVitako, which consists exclusively of public IT service providers. The contract is worth around 45 million euros and is […]

German School-Safety-Focused Ed-Tech IT Firm, Prowise, Wins Bid to Add AV Tech to 15,000 Classrooms

Extron NAV Pro AV over IP Helps Tie it All Together for Medical School in the Bahamas

The Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) is an international medical school located in Freeport, Bahamas. The 40,000-square-foot campus consists of two interconnected buildings with about 22 distinct spaces that required Extron AV solutions. The integrator, Multimedia Technologies, recommended Extron equipment because of their technologies for collaborative learning and Pro AV over IP solutions. […]

Extron NAV Pro AV over IP Helps Tie it All Together for Medical School in the Bahamas

Sony’s MAS-A100 Beamforming Microphone Makes a Significant Impact on the University of Guelph

The University of Guelph has always been a hub of academic excellence, and its classrooms buzz with discussions and debates. With the advent of new beamforming innovations coupled with the need to broadcast classroom activities to remote participants, the University of Guelph turned to advanced technology to provide the same quality of education to all […]

Sony’s MAS-A100 Beamforming Microphone Makes a Significant Impact on the University of Guelph

C2G Adds HDMI HDBaseT + USB-B to A and RS232 Over Cat Extender

C2G announced its new HDMI HDBaseT + USB-B to A and RS232 Over Cat Extender (18Gbps), model C2G30055. It’s a solution for when USB must also be extended alongside HDMI video and audio to interactive whiteboards and displays, or in any installation that goes far beyond the length limitations of standard HDMI and USB cabling. […]

C2G Adds HDMI HDBaseT + USB-B to A and RS232 Over Cat Extender

Extron Now Shipping NBP VC1 D, NBP VC2 D Network Button Panels

Extron is already shipping its NBP VC1 D and NBP VC2 D Network Button Panels. These customizable AV system control interfaces are designed for use with Extron control systems and HC 400 Series products. They connect to your control processors via standard Ethernet and provide “convenient volume control within a room.” The NBP VC1 D […]

Extron Now Shipping NBP VC1 D, NBP VC2 D Network Button Panels

Lumens Digital Optics Announces Interoperability With NETGEAR AV Switches

Lumens Digital Optics Inc. has announced interoperability with NETGEAR AV switches, enabling “easier deployment of AV devices over IP networks.” NETGEAR and Lumens have certified the M4250 and M4300 series switches to work with IP-connected Lumens products, including models that leverage NDI|HX, high bandwidth NDI and Dante AV-H standards. Using NETGEAR Engage, which is built […]

Lumens Digital Optics Announces Interoperability With NETGEAR AV Switches

Whitman College Installs AtlasIED’s Atmosphere Audio Distribution Platform

Located in the heart of Washington State’s wine country, Whitman College in Walla Walla boasts an impressive academic record and an outstanding array of state-of-the-art facilities to attract and retain students and faculty. One of the most popular facilities on campus is The Louise and Harvey aquatic facility, or indoor pool, which provides students with […]

Whitman College Installs AtlasIED’s Atmosphere Audio Distribution Platform

ArtPlayer Chooses LG SuperSign Cloud to Deploy Cloud Art Service

ArtPlayer has decided to use the LG SuperSign Cloud for collaboration to deploy its cloud art service in places including retail, hospitality, transportation, healthcare, education and corporate environments where the benefits of art “can be advantageously displayed.” ArtPlayer can be used for digital signage or for displaying artwork. Additionally, the company says ArtPlayer can “contribute […]

ArtPlayer Chooses LG SuperSign Cloud to Deploy Cloud Art Service

Videotel Digital Intros VP72 Industrial-Grade Interactive Digital Signage Player

Videotel Digital just introduced the VP72 4K industrial-grade interactive digital signage media player. The VP72 4K provides multiple resolution options — 4K, 2K or 1080 — and high bit-rate playback as well as the following features: The unit auto-powers on, auto-plays, auto-loops and repeats without manual interaction. It has a built-in scheduler allowing content to […]

Videotel Digital Intros VP72 Industrial-Grade Interactive Digital Signage Player

Extron Now Shipping MGP 641 xi Multi-Window Processor

Extron is shipping its new MGP 641 xi multi-window processors for scaling and presenting up to four 4K/60 source signals on a single canvas. Extron’s Vector 4K scaling engine ensures that downscaled and upscaled content is presented with “unequaled image quality.” In addition to four HDMI inputs that support data rates up to 18 Gbps, […]

Extron Now Shipping MGP 641 xi Multi-Window Processor

C2G Announces New Options for Family of HDMI Dongle Adapters

C2G announced new options in its family of HDMI dongle adapters: the USB-C to USB-A Dongle Adapter Converter, Mini HDMI to HDMI Dongle Adapter Converter, and Micro HDMI to HDMI Dongle Adapter Converter. These solutions allow users to connect any device outfitted with a USB-A, Mini HDMI, or Micro HDMI port to an existing HDMI […]

C2G Announces New Options for Family of HDMI Dongle Adapters

Carousel Digital Signage Keeps Campus Messaging Lively and Engaging for Butler University

Carousel Digital Signage has been integrated into the Butler University campus with an 80-screen signage network across 15 departments. With just over 5,000 students, Butler University markets itself as a “relatively small” university that places a strong emphasis on student engagement. That message resonates for students, staff and visitors that regularly see fresh and timely digital signage content […]

Carousel Digital Signage Keeps Campus Messaging  Lively and Engaging for Butler University

Sound Devices Releases New Digital Wireless Receiver, Digital Wireless Transmitter

Sound Devices has launched the A20-Nexus Go digital wireless receiver and the A20-TX digital wireless transmitter. Designed to “streamline wireless audio processes,” Sound Devices says the products bring innovative features like its proprietary SpectraBand, GainForward and NexLink technology into a versatile ecosystem of portable, rugged and wireless audio devices that function across a variety of […]

Sound Devices Releases New Digital Wireless Receiver, Digital Wireless Transmitter

Denon Launches 8K AVRs For Small, Mid-Sized Home Cinema Applications

Denon just launched two 8K audio/video receivers (AVRs) “ideal for small to mid-sized home cinema applications” — the 7.2-channel AVR-S770H and the 5.2-channel AVR-S670H. The Denon AVR-S770H 7.2-channel 8K AV receiver combines 3D surround sound featuring Dolby Atmos and DTS:X with the picture quality of 8K video processing. The Denon AVR-S670H is a 5.2 AVR […]

Denon Launches 8K AVRs For Small, Mid-Sized Home Cinema Applications