Extron Launches New Portrait Wall Mount TouchLink Pro Touchpanel

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Extron has launched the TLP Pro 300M 3.5-inch portrait wall mount TouchLink Pro Touchpanel. The TLP Pro 300M can control video, audio, lighting, shades, HVAC, security and other systems within virtually any environment and uses a native 320×480 capacitive LCD that’s scratch and smudge-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass. The TLP Pro 300M also features Power over […]

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Xantech Now Shipping 4K Video-Over-IP Solution

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Xantech just started shipping its Premium 4K AV-over-IP solution that streams 4K over a 1 GB network with one frame of latency. The solution includes three products — a transmitter, a receiver and a control module — that work together to deliver HDMI signal, bidirectional IR and RS232 over a single category cable at lengths […]

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Just Add Power Now Shipping 1G AV-over-IP Solution

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Just Add Power (J+P) has started to ship its 1G AV-over-IP accessory called Warp Engine. It’s a 1RU transmitter/receiver explicitly designed for video walls to allow the content to be displayed at any imaginable angle — thus, allowing you to use varying display configurations to create “shapes” or “galleries” of monitors making up one wall. […]

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Key Digital Has a New Line of Plenum-Rated HDMI Cables

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Key Digital launched a line of plenum active optical HDMI fiber cables available in lengths from 10 meters / 33 feet to 100 m / 328 ft. This active optical copper hybrid cable series is 4K-capable and supports up to support up to 4K 24/25/30 Hertz 4:4:4/12 bits or 50/60 Hertz 4:2:0/12 bit, as well […]

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Why Everyone Has “as a Service” Wrong — Including (and Especially) AVaaS

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After writing a couple blogs in 2017 about the equally loved and hated potential of “as a Service” (aaS) models to take off in AV, I took a break for a while and watched as the industry discussed the idea. If you missed my original posts on this, you can catch up here: AV as […]

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AVer Information Enters Technology Partnership with Telestream

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AVer Information announced Tuesday that the company had entered a technology partnership with global digital media solutions provider Telestream. The technology integration with AVer Pro AV cameras and Telestream Wirecast software will allow Telestream customers to control AVer cameras and easily stream live feeds through the company’s award-winning Wirecast software. AVer professional autotracking and PTZ […]

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Extron 300 Series Can Now Connect with Panopto Enterprise Video Platform

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Extron just added features to connect the Extron SMP 300 Series Streaming Media Recorder to Panopto enterprise video management systems. The LinkLicense for Enhanced Panopto Features enables users to livestream to Panopto and fully manage SMP recording schedules for lectures and presentations with the Panopto video platform. This brings additional capability to the existing control […]

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Atlona Releases New 4K/UHD HDBaseT Receiver

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  Atlona just told us about the AT-OME-RX11 4K/UHD HDBaseT receiver with audio de-embedding capabilities, as part of its Omega Series. Atlona will demonstrate the OME-RX11 alongside other Omega Series innovations in stand 5-T50 at the upcoming ISE 2020 show in Amsterdam. Paired with an Atlona HDBaseT transmitter or HDBaseT-output switcher, the OME-RX11 enables the […]

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Eiki Debuts Two New HDR Large Venue Laser Projectors

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Eiki International just debuted two WUXGA (1920×1200) 1-chip DLP laser projectors with HDR: the EK-818U and the EK-812U, both aimed at digital signage, auditoriums, large conference rooms, theaters, houses of worship and other large venue applications. The EK-818U is specified at 9,500 lumens brightness with a 100,000:1 contrast ratio while the EK-812U laser projectors is […]

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dnp Intros New “Floating” Version of dnp Supernova XL Projection Screen

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The dnp Supernova XL is a large optical front projection screen that’s available as a single-screen solution in sizes up to 230″ (vertical). dnp has announced a new version of the Supernova XL which, thanks to a new frame design, now appears to be floating 10 millimeters from the wall to which it is mounted. […]

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Yamaha UC Announces Integration With Intel Unite

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Yamaha Unified Communications announced today that its CS-700 Video Sound Collaboration System and USB speakerphones now integrate with Intel Unite, a customizable wireless collaboration solution that enables users to start meetings quickly and securely without the need for dongles, adaptors or cables. From the Intel Unite app, users can control Yamaha audio and video products […]

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Waves Audio Releases eMotion LV1 V11

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Waves Audio just announced the eMotion LV1 V11, an updated version of its eMotion LV1 live software mixer with new user-requested features, including the new MyMon Personal Monitor Mixing App. Based on Waves SoundGrid technology, each of the mixer’s channels has its own plug-in rack capable of running up to eight Waves and third-party plug-ins. […]

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Sony Electronics Introduces TEOS Workplace Management Solutions

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Sony Electronics announced Tuesday the North American launch of TEOS, a suite of new workplace management solutions that gives AV, IT and facilities managers full control over devices, signage and content across the entire workplace ecosystem. From meeting rooms to reception areas, the TEOS workplace management solutions offer a simple, scalable and cost-effective way to […]

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INOGENI Announces Ultra HD to USB 3.0 and HDBaseT to USB 3.0 Converters

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INOGENI has announced the release of the 4KXUSB3 Ultra HD (4K) to USB 3.0 and Magni HDBaseT to USB 3.0 converters. It features an HDMI loop output, analog audio I/O and a VISCA port for PTZ cameras. It requires no drivers, making it a reliable and convenient tool to capture uncompressed video with audio from […]

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Visix Ships Version 3.8 of Its Connect Meeting Room Sign

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Visix is shipping version 3.8 of its Connect meeting room sign with expanded administrative controls, more on-screen features and UI workflow and design enhancements. Connect room signs show schedules and allow bidirectional booking from Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, EMS Platform Services, Google Calendars and Live25 by CollegeNET. The interactive touchscreen lets users book, start, […]

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Nureva Adds 13 Agile-Based Templates to Span Workspace

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Nureva announced that it has added 13 agile-based templates to Span Workspace, Nureva’s cloud-based digital canvas for visual planning and team collaboration. These customizable templates are designed to help teams accelerate common, recurring agile and scrum activities while improving team engagement and collaboration. They cover a broad range of activities including persona development, empathy mapping, […]

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ATEN Technology Launches UC9020 StreamLIVE HD

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ATEN Technology today launched the UC9020 StreamLIVE HD, an all-in-one multi-channel AV mixer that allows users to capture, stream and switch between two full HD inputs over the Internet. The UC9020 is designed for commercial product promotion, conferences and meetings, lectures and seminars and individual live event broadcasting. The UC9020 integrates dual-source 1080p video capture, […]

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DSaaS: An Opportunity in Higher Education

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Every time I start to write a piece for rAVe ED, I try to think about what the broader AV industry wants to know about the education market. I always try to put forward ways that companies can partner with schools to provide value for all parties. As many people know, one area that I […]

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Vivitek Intros NovoTouch EK Series of Collaboration Boards for Education

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Vivitek’s NovoTouch EK Series is a collaboration board aimed specifically at the education markets. The new NovoTouch EK Series interactive flat panels combine wireless collaboration, a digital whiteboard and active digital signage into one display in sizes ranging from 65″, 75″ to 86″. The displays are native 4K-UHD (3840×2160) resolution, and include wireless mirroring (Windows, […]

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Making Deeper Connections at ISE 2020

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM INTEGRATED SYSTEMS EVENTS By Anastasia Burdeeva Public Relations Executive, ISE ISE returns to Amsterdam next February with a programme that will attract AV end-user and channel professionals alike.  Tuesday, 11 February 2020 sees Integrated Systems Europe – the world’s largest exhibition for AV and systems integration – return to the […]

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URC Integrates Total Control System with Russound MCA Controllers

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URC launched a two-way IP module Thursday. The module is for integration of its Total Control system with Russound MCA controllers. The module — available immediately to authorized URC installers via URC’s dealer portal and also on Russound’s dealer portal — provides easy control of Russound’s MCA-66/MCA-88 controller amplifiers using any URC Total Control touch screen, […]

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Epson Shipping Pro L10-Series Interchangeable-Lens Laser Projectors

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Epson announced availability Thursday for its Pro L10-Series interchangeable-lens laser projectors that offer a compact solution packed with robust features and premium projection technology. The new 6,000-lumen Pro L1060U, and 7,000-lumen Pro L1070U and Pro L1075U combine advanced installation features with bright, detailed imagery in a minimalist, discreet design to offer sharp, true-to-life images and […]

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ClearOne Ships COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT and CONSOLE AI Software

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ClearOne today said that its COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT and CONSOLE AI configuration software are both available globally. COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT is a room solution for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) collaboration using any cloud-based service such as COLLABORATE Space, Microsoft Teams, WebEx, Zoom and more. The simple CONVERGE Huddle audio DSP and the […]

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FSR Smart-Way Raceway Adds In-Floor Capabilities

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FSR announced Thursday that its Smart-Way Raceway wire management system can now be used as an in-floor solution in addition to its original on-floor installation configuration. The system is the most cost-effective and easiest way to get power, data and AV across the room to where it’s needed — making it prime for offices, conference […]

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HoverCam Pilot X Digital Teaching Station Now Shipping

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HoverCam announced Wednesday that its new Pilot X digital teaching station is now shipping. With the HoverCam Pilot X, teachers and presenters can intuitively work from an ergonomic and mobile teaching podium featuring a slide-out keyboard. The 13-inch, Windows-based 10-point-touch tablet can be unlocked and used anywhere in the classroom and can be used as […]

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BrightSign Introduces BrightVoice Digital Signage Solution

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BrightSign unveiled BrightVoice Tuesday — the company’s voice-activated digital signage solution that enables a unique, hands-free interactive experience. BrightVoice allows audiences to interact verbally with digital signage using wake words followed by natural voice commands that trigger playback of on-screen content, music, lighting and other devices. And while this type of interaction mimics the workflow […]

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Visix Releases New Update for AxisTV Digital Signage Suite

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Visix has released version 1.27 of its AxisTV Signage Suite enterprise digital signage platform. The release includes support for SAML 2.0 and Astra Schedule by Ad Astra, as well as new design widgets, enhanced workflows and improved functionality. AxisTV Signage Suite v.1.27 supports SAML 2.0 for single sign-on (SSO) in both cloud and on-premise deployments. […]

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Barco Launches Canvas 3D Visualization System

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Barco has launched something called Canvas, a VR-based system that allows companies to conceptualize projects. The Canvas is applicable in all markets where 3D images are coupled with business objectives, with a focus on AEC (architecture, engineering and construction). Many VR users want to enhance their 3D visualization capabilities and shake off the disadvantages of […]

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Social Media – Blessing or Curse?

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Like so many industries, the AV industry has a robust and valuable community in the social media sphere. Many of us have dozens, if not hundreds of contacts and “friends” that we know only via social media. While we have opportunities to catch up and meet during industry events, including the always popular tweet-ups, the […]

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New Updates for ScreenBeam 1100 Feature Native Google Cast Support

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ScreenBeam Inc. released its latest firmware update Tuesday, now featuring new native Google Cast support. The Version 11.0.6.0 update will allow ScreenBeam 1100 users to wirelessly display over the network with the Google Cast function on these devices: All Android devices (whether Google Cast or Miracast) All Chromebook/ChromeOS devices (whether Intel-based or ARM-based) Windows 7 […]

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