Sennheiser Launches CHG 2N Charger, Updates to Control Cockpit Software for Remote Device Management

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Sennheiser has announced two updates, saying the company wants to make “digital workflows on campus as simple and productive as possible.” With the new CHG 2N charger, Sennheiser says it meets the requests of higher education institutions for a two-bay networkable charger for its SpeechLine Digital Wireless microphone system. The company has also launched a […]

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Extron Updates DTP Line With New Transmitter and Receiver Series

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Extron announced the availability of the DTP3 Series, the newest 4K/60 HDMI products to join the DTP line. The DTP3 T 202 transmitter and DTP3 R 201 receiver provide a long-distance signal extension of HDMI and bidirectional RS-232 signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over the new Extron XTP DTP 22 shielded twisted pair […]

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AVer Information’s Videoconferencing Cameras and Speakerphones Now Barco-Compliant

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AVer Information announced Barco compliance certification on its videoconferencing cameras and speakerphones, including the CAM130 4K Camera, VB130 Video Bar, CAM520 Pro2 Camera, VC520 Pro2 Camera and FONE540 Speakerphone. The certification ensures AVer’s USB gear integrates wirelessly with Barco’s ClickShare Conference. Barco’s ClickShare Conference (CX-20, CX-30, and CX-50) enables users to connect automatically to AVer’s […]

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PreSonus Releases Revelator io24 USB-C Audio Interface for Recording and Streaming

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PreSonus is shipping the new Revelator io24 USB-C audio interface, which integrates high-headroom mic preamps, a two-channel loopback mixer and processing to deliver results for streaming, podcasting and music production. Revelator io24 is an audio interface designed for both recording and streaming. Its mixer lets users record Zoom calls or Skype interviews and add backing […]

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Panasonic Launches ‘Complete Digital Signage Solution’ Ecosystem for Customized Content Management

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Panasonic launched what it is calling the “Complete Digital Signage Solution” ecosystem of products that includes customized products, software and services. The company claims the solution streamlines set up and maintenance and creates flexibility in workflows like controlling content locally or remotely. Panasonic aims the new lineup at House of Worship (HOW), Education, Corporate and […]

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ClearOne Announces New Camera Control Module for AMX Netlinx Series

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ClearOne announced a new camera control module for AMX Netlinx series control systems. It is designed to work with ClearOne’s BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile, the UNITE 200 or any other PTZ camera that complies with the industry-standard VISCA control protocol. The new module simplifies the configuration of the BMA 360’s camera control […]

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AVer Information Announces CAM130 and CAM520 Pro2 Cameras Certified for Microsoft Teams

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AVer Information announced both the CAM130 and CAM520 Pro2 are now Certified for Microsoft Teams as a Microsoft Teams Room peripheral for small and medium or large rooms, respectively. The AVer CAM130 is a dynamic and versatile 4K conference camera. Features include: Lightweight and portable design Multi-lens glass for 4K video Built-in unidirectional microphones Plug-and-play […]

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DisplayNote Releases New and Updated Launcher Meeting Software

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DisplayNote announced the release of its meeting room software Launcher. Launcher is a smart interface for the meeting room display that allows users to view calendars, launch calls and access content. Launcher allows users to access their files and launch calls across multiple video platforms in the meeting space. In their latest software update, Launcher […]

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LogMeIn Announces New Administrative Portal for GoToConnect

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LogMeIn, Inc. a provider of cloud-based solutions such as GoToMeeting, LastPass and Rescue, announced a brand-new administrative portal for its UCC product, GoToConnect. The new admin center will give IT better visibility, simplicity and customization while adding new features and the ability to preemptively address issues with a new system health dashboard. With this launch of the new […]

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ViewSonic Launches ViewBoard 4320 Collaborative Display Board

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ViewSonic launched the ViewBoard 4320 Collaborative Board. Aimed at smaller spaces, the ViewBoard 4320 is a 43-inch Ultra HD 4K display with in-cell touch technology and 10-point, multitouch functionality. Using a single USB-C connection for two-way touch, power and source connectivity, the ViewBoard 4320 includes the myViewBoard suite to create a secure environment to collaborate in […]

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What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been

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Jerry Garcia and crew certainly had it right when they sang, “What a long, strange trip it’s been.” Seventeen months ago, colleges and universities around the country abruptly shut down in-person learning and sent students home. Over the summer of 2020, they worked to make sure their faculty and students were prepared to learn and […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Studio Cameras Family for Live Production

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Blackmagic Design announced a new family of Studio Cameras for live production. The new Blackmagic Studio Cameras include design features such as carbon fiber reinforced polycarbonate and integrated 7-inch viewfinders. Blackmagic Studio Cameras have the same features as large studio cameras, miniaturized into a compact and portable design. The cameras are equipped with digital film […]

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Xilica Launches Xilica Gio Line for Personal Device and AV System Connection

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Xilica launched Xilica Gio, a range of three networked endpoints for bridging personal devices to installed AV systems. The initial Xilica Gio series features three Dante interface products for USB, Bluetooth and XLR connectivity within collaborative and reconfigurable AV environments. All three Xilica Gio interfaces claim to drive greater adoption of bring-your-own-meeting (BYOM) strategies and […]

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Audio-Technica Releases AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Podcast Microphone

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Audio-Technica is now shipping its new AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Podcast Microphone. Inspired by the performance of Audio-Technica’s BP40 Large-Diaphragm Dynamic Broadcast Microphone, the AT2040 claims to bring professional-quality sound with exceptional vocal reproduction to podcasters and other content creators at an affordable price point. Featuring an all-metal construction, Audio-Technica says the AT2040 excels at isolated/up-close vocal […]

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Diversified Now Largest Global AV Integration Firm with Acquisition of HB Communications

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Diversified just acquired HB Communications, a leading audiovisual integration firm headquartered in North Haven, Connecticut. “Expanding our footprint in the Northeast is a strategic step in sustaining the necessary growth to deliver the best possible service for our customers,” said Fred D’Alessandro, founder and CEO of Diversified. “I am excited to welcome the team at […]

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Ashly Audio Updates AquaControl Software Suite With Virtualized WR-5 Remote

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Ashly Audio is upgrading its AquaControl software suite again with firmware release v1.2.4 — and it’s still free. One of the upgrades is a virtualized version of the company’s WR-5 remote. The virtual WR-5 remote operates on commonly used touch screen devices, allowing end users to quickly and easily control their on-site audio systems. The […]

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Extron Introduces the TLI Pro 201 TouchLink Interface

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Extron introduced the TLI Pro 201 TouchLink Interface. The TLI Pro 201 allows a third-party 4K touchscreen display to be used as a point of control within an Extron IP Link Pro or Pro xi control system. This interface includes a scaled HDCP 2.2-compliant HDMI input for video preview, supporting resolutions up to 4K/30. The […]

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Sony’s In-Person AV Tech Expo Did Not Disappoint

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I took my third business trip post-vaccination today and headed up to New York City for Sony’s first-ever AV Tech Expo at its 25 Madison Ave. location. I’d say it was worth the masking, walking and mouth-sweating (inside the mask). The expo was primarily focused on the new B (for high-brightness) and C (for high-contrast) […]

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Audinate Releases Dante Domain Manager Version 1.2

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Audinate announced the availability of Dante Domain Manager version 1.2. This new version improves how AV and IT managers use and maintain their Dante-based AV network and supports a more flexible range of purchase options. All editions of Dante Domain Manager are now expandable to accommodate growing needs for Dante nodes or Dante domains. Features previously […]

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BenQ and Peerless-AV Partner for New Mounting Solutions

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BenQ has partnered with Peerless-AV to provide mounting solutions for all BenQ corporate meeting room products. The partnership claims to bring additional safety to the company’s new CS Series for corporate meeting room displays, CP DuoBoard Series, SL Series of Pantone-validated signage, ST Series professional signage, IL Series interactive signage and PL Series of super-narrow-bezel video […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Releases NC1202L Laser Projector

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced the availability of the NC1202L laser light source projector, an addition to its digital cinema projection series. Designed specifically for smaller screens at 7,000 lumens, the NC1202L is the ideal projection technology for standard-sized movie theatres or projection booths that require high-quality cinema projection. The built-in laser light source provides […]

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Extron Releases IPL EXP I/O Series of Control System Expansion Interfaces

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Extron announced the availability of select models of its IPL EXP I/O Series of control system expansion interfaces. These are a convenient way to put extra control ports and functionality where you need them in your system. These expansion interfaces pair exclusively with the IPCP Pro xi Series of control processors, which are securely configured […]

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Vivitek Announces D6000Z Series of Large Venue Laser Projectors

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Vivitek announced the new D6000Z Series of WUXGA large-venue laser projectors made up of the DU6198Z and the DU6298Z, both single-chip DLP that uses a laser light source. Built to deliver a brightness of 8,500 and 10,000 ANSI Lumens respectively, they include Vivitek’s new color technology, multiple modes of operation and High Dynamic Range (HDR10) […]

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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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