LAVNCH Sets Virtual Event Engagement Bar By Delivering 57,000+ Group Conversations and Chats During the D=SIGN Virtual Conference

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AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) hosted its first event collaboration, D=SIGN: the Digital Signage Conference, on Dec. 8-9, 2020. The virtual event brought together AV professionals from around the world to explore the digital signage ecosystem with 30 speakers across 18 sessions. And, it was served-up on THE rAVe Agency’s LAVNCH Platform! Total registrations for D=SIGN came to […]

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Extron Now Shipping DTP2 T 202 FB Two-Input Transmitter

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Extron announced it is shipping the DTP2 T 202 FB, a two‑input transmitter that sends DisplayPort or HDMI, audio and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CATx cable to a DTP-enabled product. Its unique form factor provides a flexible, floor box mounting solution that is compatible with offerings from OBO Bettermann, […]

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GLP Releases Streamer LED Light Source

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GLP has released something called Streamer; a small LED light source with a sole purpose of presenting hosts, interviewees and collaborators in professional, studio type lighting with the ability to be fully remote controlled by a lighting designer, if required. UL-listed, the spec includes flicker free high intensity output, with a color temperature range of […]

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SynAudCon Updates Famed Audio 100 Course

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SynAudCon announced and update to its “Course 100 – Principles of Audio” and it’s already on live on the website. “Course 100 – Principles of Audio” is the fifth course to undergo such renovations by SynAudCon in the last 24 months. The newly released Course 100 underwent a six-month transformation process — expanding on topics […]

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SoundTube Releases 2-Channel Dante Amp With Built-In DSP

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SoundTube’s IPD-Hub 2 Amplifier is a two-channel Dante amp with DSP built-in. The amp is AES67 compatible and powered by PoE, PoE+ or 40-watt PoE. It includes an RJ45 Ethernet connection and can be used with Radio Design Labs Format A (RDL) or Attero Tech Axiom line level, mic level, balanced XLR or Bluetooth input […]

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AVer Information Releases PTZ Control Panel App for iPad

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AVer Information today announced the release of the AVer PTZ Control Panel application for iPad. The mobile application removes the need for complicated controllers, heavy software programs or professional AV operators to control AVer PTZ and TR series cameras. The AVer PTZ Control Panel is free for iPad users to manage AVer PTZ cameras through their network. […]

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Tascam Intros New Series of High-Resolution USB Audio Interfaces

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Tascam just introduced the US-HR Series High Resolution USB Audio Interfaces; including three models — the US-1x2HR, the US-2x2HR and the US-4x4HR, all including 24-bit/192-kilohertz audio performance, ultra-low latency (four-sample driver buffer), Ultra-HDDA mic preamplifiers with +48V phantom power and a software control suite. In addition, all the US-HR Series interfaces have a loopback function […]

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Are We Gonna Talk About Zoom ‘Being on Probation’ for 20 Years by the FTC, or Nah?

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So…are we gonna talk about Zoom “being on probation” for 20 years by the FTC, or nah? — Erica Williams (@haircutfw) November 13, 2020 On Nov. 9, 2020, the United States Federal Trade Commission announced a pending settlement with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. According to FTC Matter/File Number: 192 3167, “Zoom Video Communications, Inc. will […]

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Extron Announces SoundField XD Ceiling Speaker

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Extron just announced availability of the SoundField XD model SF 26CT LP, a low profile 6.5-inch two-way ceiling speaker featuring a 4.2-inch (107-millimeter) deep composite back can for use in restricted height plenum environments. The driver complement includes a 6.5-inch (165-millimeter) woofer coupled to a 3/4-inch (19-millimeter) ferrofluid-cooled dome tweeter. The SF 26CT LP offers […]

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AmpliVox Releases Titan Portable Wireless PA SW800-96

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The AmpliVox Titan Portable Wireless PA SW800-96 includes a blue back panel that shows off its full range of extensive capabilities — and AmpliVox says it is now made in the U.S. The Titan PA is used everywhere that voice amplification is needed, for schools and churches, athletic fields, corporate events, auctions, emergency services and […]

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America Intros New Collaboration/Interactive Display

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), introduced today the new Sharp 4T-B70CT1U AQUOS BOARD collaboration/interactive display; aimed at a value-priced solution for interactive classrooms and meeting rooms. The TAA compliant 70″ Class (69.5″ diagonal) Sharp 4T-B70CT1U AQUOS BOARD interactive display is manufactured in Mexico and provides […]

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Sessions We Loved from D=SIGN, Day 2

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It’s not every day that we get a brand new conference in the AV industry. Especially from industry-leading associations like AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF). ESPECIALLY in a pandemic year. That’s why we were so excited for the debut of D=SIGN, which kicked off Tuesday on Day 1 with a flurry of fantastically […]

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Martin Audio Announces New Additions, Upgraded Voicing for CDD Series

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Martin Audio has announced new additions and upgraded voicing for its CDD series — as well as improved production capacity — as part of a concerted effort to meet the growing needs of installation applications. CDD was original launched in 2015, combining curved enclosures with patent protected Coaxial Differential Dispersion technology. Martin Audio further extended […]

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ATEN Technology Launches HDMI to USB-C UVC Video Capture With PD3.0 Power Pass-Through

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ATEN Technology has launched its UC3021 CAMLIVE+. Part of ATEN’s growing portfolio of professional-level content creation products, the UC3021 lets users simply capture their professional camera or game console’s video image to an Android smartphone or a PC to livestream in 1080P60 format, making streaming quality immediately outstanding, even when on the go. The UC3021 […]

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Epson LightScene Product Line Grows and Adds Bluetooth

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Epson introduced its LightScene EV-110 and EV-115 Accent Lighting 3LCD Laser Projectors at the virtual D=SIGN: The Digital Signage Conference. A convergence of lighting and display technology, LightScene’s spotlight form factor, combined with laser technology and easy content management tools, allows users to unleash dynamic displays for digital art, commercial signage and decor applications. The […]

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Nureva’s Audio Conferencing Systems Now Certified for Barco ClickShare Conference

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Nureva has announced that its HDL300 and Dual HDL300 audio conferencing systems are now certified for Barco ClickShare Conference, a wireless presentation and conferencing solution. Together, they bring platform-agnostic collaboration into any hybrid meeting or classroom environment. Users can wirelessly connect to the AV equipment in the room by plugging a Barco ClickShare Conferencing Button […]

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Studio Technologies Updates Dante Intercom Audio Engine

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Studio Technologies announces the first major update for its Model 5422 Dante Intercom Audio Engine. The Model 5422 is a solution for creating digital party-line (PL) intercom circuits and other specialized audio functions. It is optimized for use with Dante-compatible products such as intercom beltpacks, user stations and announcer’s consoles. The new firmware builds on […]

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LG Business Solutions Releases New 136-Inch Model All-in-One LED Display

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On the heels of its 130-inch All-in-One LED display, LG Business Solutions USA has expanded the category with a brand new 136-inch model that the company says is even easier to install — and is portable when integrated with an optional mobile stand. The LG LED All-in-One 136-inch display (model LAEB015) comes ready to assemble […]

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Sessions We Loved from D=SIGN, Day 1

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History’s first-ever D=SIGN: The Digital Signage Conference — an exciting new event created by AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) — began Tuesday. The two-day conference, delivered virtually this year,* was packed with products, education and networking for those in the digital signage industry: think AV integrators, retail/hospitality/healthcare/QSR operators, media and content professionals, and […]

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Renkus-Heinz Announces S Series Subwoofer

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Renkus-Heinz has announced the latest product in its S Series Subwoofer line: the SX/SA28 — a compact, low profile subwoofer suitable for applications that require deep, powerful bass. Available in both passive (SX28) and powered (SA28) models, the compact dimensions and low profile allow the new subwoofer to be positioned under seating, under low stages, […]

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Magewell Now Shipping Newest Members of Pro Convert Family

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Magewell has begun shipping the newest decoder models in its Pro Convert family of low-latency video-over-IP converters. Available immediately, the Pro Convert for NDI(r) to SDI and Pro Convert H.26x to SDI transform live, IP media streams into high-quality SDI outputs for connection to monitors, projectors and legacy production equipment. Magewell’s Pro Convert products bridge […]

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Extron Adds Windows 10 Miracast Support to ShareLink Pro 1100

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In the Extron ShareLink Pro 1100, a 4K Wired and Wireless Presentation System that enables anyone to present content from computers, tablets or smartphones, the company added support for Windows 10 sharing via Miracast, using an optional adapter. Miracast enables users with Windows 10 computers to share content without the need to download software. ShareLink […]

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NDI Releases NDI|HX Camera App for Android

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NDI announced the all new NDI|HX Camera for Android app. In a world where video has never been more important, NDI|HX Camera for Android turns Android smartphones and tablets into broadcast-ready camera systems, including 4K-capable devices, by simply downloading the $19.99 app. Having already created an NDI|HX Camera for iOS devices, this technology is now […]

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QSC Intros New Two-Way Loudspeaker System

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QSC introduces the AD-S5T, a 5.25ʺ two-way loudspeaker system that offers integrators an option for a variety of foreground and background sound reinforcement applications. The AcousticDesign Series includes a variety of sizes and enclosure types (surface-mount, pendant-mount, ceiling-mount, columnar and SUB/SAT) and provides sonic characteristics across the entire line, allowing the ability to mix-and-match enclosures […]

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Strong Showing From Interactive Displays Market, as Futuresource Announces Q3 Results

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By Matthew Ledgerwood Futuresource Consulting Interactive Displays Market Insights, Analysis and Commentary Interactive display sales soared in Q3, with strong performances across the globe, according to the latest quarterly tracking report from Futuresource Consulting. “The market has well and truly bounced back,” said Colin Messenger, senior market analyst, Futuresource Consulting. “Particularly when we consider the […]

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Sharp/NEC Announces New Large Format MultiSync ME Digital Signage Displays

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions, today announced its new Large Format MultiSync ME Series digital signage displays. These stand-alone displays provide corporate, education and retail environments with NEC quality while also providing a cost-conscious digital signage display integrated with the latest standards. One key feature of the ME Series is the option to mount the display […]

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Newline One-Ups (No, Blows Away) DTEN ME With New At-Home UCC Appliance Called FLEX

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Newline Interactive entered a new market category today with its first desktop collaboration solution called FLEX. The Newline FLEX is an all-in-one 27-inch touch monitor designed for desktop UCC for small office, home office and school office settings. The 27” desktop monitor is literally an all-in-one collaboration (UCC) appliance with capacitive touch, full device touchback […]

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Arista Corporation Intros New HDMI Audio, Dante Audio Stream Converters

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ARISTA Corporation announced the ARS-200-HD HDMI Audio to Dante Audio converter and the ARS-200-DH Dante Audio Stream to HDMI Audio converter. Both are designed for presentation environments where audio needs to be converted from one format to the other where long-distance transmission is involved. The ARS-200-HD is a tool for extracting audio from, for example, […]

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HoverCam Partners With Learning Glass for Illuminated Writing Glass Solution

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HoverCam announced it has partnered with Learning Glass to bring eGlass, an integrated illuminated writing glass, to the market. eGlass is an all-in-one, transparent writing surface with a built-in camera and adjustable lighting that is designed for remote, hybrid and traditional classrooms. According to HoverCam, eGlass re-imagines the traditional and virtual whiteboard experience. Leveraging HoverCam’s […]

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Extron Intros New One-Gang Decorator-Style Transmitter

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Extron introduced new DTP2 T 201 D Monday. It’s a one-gang decorator-style transmitter for sending HDMI signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CatX cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) color sampling and complies with HDCP 2.3. The one-gang wall-mountable form factor of the […]

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Can Hologram Technology Help Us Be More Present? Almo and ARHT Think So

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST  The infamous 2020 is the year of social distancing. Limited travel. Working from home. Dogs barking at the mailperson. Videoconferencing fatigue. No doubt, today, there’s a certain “art” to being present. How do you stay engaged in our current climate of 2D meetings and, er, less-than virtual meetings and events? […]

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