Lumens Digital Optics UHD, Full HD PTZ Cameras Now Integrated With Extron Control Systems

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Lumens Digital Optics announced its UHD and Full HD PTZ cameras are now integrated with Extron control systems. This means that Lumens PTZ cameras now combine with the Extron IPCP, IPL and TLC series controller via RS232 and Ethernet. The control drivers enable the Extron Touch Screen and the Extron App to fully manage the […]

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Broadcast Pix Debuts StreamingPix Streaming Kit for Schools, Churches, Businesses and More

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Broadcast Pix just debuted StreamingPix, a complete live production and streaming solution. StreamingPix is a kit that uses the same acquisition, production, automation and streaming tools as the company’s professional products, but with simpler control interfaces and a library of graphics and clips to give content a polished and professional look. It’s aimed at corporations, […]

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Verizon to Buy BlueJeans, the Rodney Dangerfield of Videoconferencing Companies

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Today Verizon announced that it will acquire BlueJeans, a cloud-based enterprise videoconferencing and event platform, pending regulatory approval. The transaction will combine BlueJeans’ meeting platform with Verizon’s UCaaS business immediately, according to the news release, and will be deeply integrated with Verizon’s 5G product roadmap. Here’s what rAVe founder Gary Kayye had to say: “The […]

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AtlasIED Intros Four New UL 1480-Certified Speakers for Fire Alarm Systems

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AtlasIED has introduced four new UL 1480-certified speakers, which permits the speakers to be used in code-required fire alarm systems (NFPA 72) for fire alarm and signaling. The certification streamlines the bidding process on jobs that require speakers used for fire alarm signaling purposes for security, AV and IT contractors, exempting contractors from having to […]

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BenQ Releases New Line of Entry-Level BlueCore DLP Laser Projectors

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BenQ has introduced the entry-level BlueCore WUXGA and 1080p 4,000- and 5,000-lumen laser projectors: the LU710, LU930, LH710 and LH930. All use laser lighting, and all models use BenQ’s BlueCore IP5X-certified, dustproof, filter-free laser engine that’s spec’d at 20,000 hours of operation. In addition, the DLP chips are hermetically sealed and resist heat for over […]

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Extron Offers New Matrix Switcher With Video Scaling, Switching and Integration Features

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Extron announced the immediate availability of the DTP2 CrossPoint 82, an 8×2 presentation matrix switcher that provides state-of-the-art video scaling, switching and integration features. With a maximum data rate of 18 Gbps, it supports video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) and is HDCP 2.2 compliant. The DTP2 CrossPoint matrix switcher incorporates Extron-patented Vector 4K scaling […]

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Studio Technologies’ New Party-Line Intercom Solution Can Host 16 Users

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Studio Technologies launched the new Model 5421 Dante Intercom Engine, a Dante Audio-over-IP (AoIP) party-line intercom solution for up to 16 users. It incorporates an intercom-specific Auto Mix algorithm that optimizes party-line audio quality and reduces ambient interference from open mics. The compact half-rack enclosure is intended for use with Studio Technologies’ 370-series of Dante-enabled […]

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Flipping Training — Ideas for Better Adoption

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My oldest daughter is extremely smart.  She is artistic, creative and is an amazing writer. She does very well in school; however, her one challenge has always been math. She usually starts slow and then builds steam toward the end of the year. As parents, we always reinforce that the thing that matters most is […]

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AtlasIED Introduces New Line of Portable Indoor/Outdoor Packaged Audio Systems

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AtlasIED introduced its new Temporary Audio Systems (TAS) line of portable indoor/outdoor packaged audio systems. To facilitate quick and easy setup, the TAS systems come packaged with all the necessary components, including all-weather speakers, handheld and desktop microphones, speaker/mic stands, power conditioners, amplifiers, cabling and more. Four different packages are available, designed to serve facilities […]

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New Extron XTP WindoWall Gives Video Wall Capabilities to XTP Systems

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Extron has released the XTP WindoWall, which brings video wall capabilities to XTP Systems. Utilizing XTP scaling receivers, XTP WindoWall enables a mix of full screen and image magnification across multiple displays. Up to eight video walls can be supported within an XTP system and up to eight assignable presets are available per wall for […]

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Legrand | AV Has a New Mounting Plate Accessory, Network Interface Module

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Legrand | AV has introduced a new mounting plate accessory and network interface module for its On-Q plastic structured wiring enclosures. For wired and wireless low-voltage systems, the AC1050 5-inch mounting plate allows a variety of third-party devices to be mounted into the enclosures. Designed to connect a Wi-Fi router or switch to wired networking […]

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David Labuskes, Eric Yuan to Keynote LAVNCH WEEK

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THE rAVe Agency, rAVe [PUBS] and Zoom are collaborating on a one-of-a-kind virtual event. If you receive our newsletter or follow us on social media, you’ve likely heard about it. LAVNCH WEEK (pronounced “launch” week) is a five-day virtual event focused exclusively on AV education through high-level keynotes, interactive discussion panels and new product launches. […]

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Hall Research Releases New Kit for Sending 4K Video Over a UTP Cable

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Hall Research has launched the EX-4KU kit, including a single-gang wall plate HDBaseT transmitter plus receiver. Designed to extend 4K HDMI video and USB data over a single UTP cable, the EX-4KU uses the new HDBaseT 2.0 technology that claims to extend video and USB with zero latency and with no compression. The wall plate […]

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Imagine Turning Your Favorite Car Into Speakers — Genelec Just Did That!

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Genelec is now offering customers the option of a RAW aluminum color finish, available on a selection of models in its Studio, AV and Home Audio ranges. All the models feature the Minimum Diffraction Enclosure (MDE) design, developed by Genelec in close collaboration with leading industrial designer Harri Koskinen and fashioned from recycled aluminum. The […]

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Remote Camera Controls in Zoom Bring Videoconferencing to the Next Level

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM PTZOPTICS   By Paul Richards Chief Streaming Officer, PTZOptics Zoom videoconferencing has many little known features that are quite powerful for specific verticals and power users. One of these little known features is called far-end camera control. Far end cameras control is a feature that Zoom admins can enable […]

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Marshall Electronics Now Offering Four New IP Cameras

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Marshall Electronics just introduced four new IP cameras: the CV730-BK camera, the CV630-IP PTZ camera, the CV420-30X-IP camera and the CV355-30X-IP camera. These new cameras provide a variety of resolution options. The CV730-BK PTZ Camera provides up to UHD (3840×2160) video resolutions at 60fps through IP, HDMI and 12GSDI simultaneous outputs. The CV630-IP PTZ Camera […]

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X2O Media Announces Partnership With FutureDJs — Bringing the Classroom to Music Students

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X2O Media announced a global partnership with music education company FutureDJs this week. X2O Media, part of the STRATACACHE family of marketing technology companies and FutureDJs will make music education widely accessible globally, all through X2O Media’s virtual classroom technology. FutureDJs is providing ways to support teaching music, making music education globally accessible with its […]

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HoverCam Now Shipping Document Camera With 4K Video Output

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HoverCam is now shipping its Ultra 10 document camera, which is a 4K video output, Android computer-integrated, 7.1-inch multitouch tablet screen with a 16-megapixel camera sensor. With Ultra 10, users can connect wirelessly to any display, IFP or projector through the included 4K transmitter to record lessons, capture images and show live video in 4K […]

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ATEN Technology Offers New KVM-Over-IP Solution

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ATEN Technology released the CN9600 Wednesday. It’s a DVI KVM-over-IP switch with one local/remote share access port that allows for remote access of digital, video, audio and virtual media via remote control of a PC or workstation. Here’s how it works: a laptop is connected to the laptop USB console (LUC) port, which is then […]

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NEC Display Releases New Install-Anywhere Laser Projector for Digital Cinemas

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NEC Display announced the release of the NC1402L Monday. A native 2048×1080, it’s a 9500-lumen, install-anywhere laser projector that’s aimed at digital cinemas but could be used anywhere. The NC1402L benefits from NEC Display’s sealed optical engine technology, which creates a dust-proof enclosure around the optical element. With no lamp or filter replacement costs, the […]

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Disguise Updates Its Designer Software

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disguise released the r17.1 update for its software Monday. The update coincides with the launch of a six-month free license for its Designer software. r17.1 enhances the augmented reality workflow to help creative studios and production houses access the market opportunity presented by AR with the solution for delivering immersive visuals. The workflow improvements in […]

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AVIXA Cancels InfoComm 2020 in Las Vegas

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AVIXA sent out an announcement this morning announcing that InfoComm 2020, originally planned to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center June 13-19, 2020, has been canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Show organizers said it had remained optimistic that the show could go on, and was monitoring recommendations from the WHO […]

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Amate Audio Releases New Loudspeaker Management Processor Platform

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The Amate Audio LMS206 is a dual-input/six-output loudspeaker management processor platform using a 64-bit DSP architecture. Fully configurable, each input is assignable to any output, with two crossovers — with selectable Butterworth, Linkwitz-Riley and Bessel filtering — and independent compressor/limiter settings available on each output. With four analog inputs, a two-channel AES/EBU digital input and […]

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Vaddio Ships AV Bridge 2×1 High-Definition Streaming Solution

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Vaddio is now shipping the AV Bridge 2×1, a solution designed to make it easy to record and stream high-definition video and Dante audio networking with two HDMI inputs and multiple outputs. With two HDMI inputs, you can connect either two cameras or a camera and computer, easily switch sources, set side-by-side or picture-in-picture for […]

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Nature, Nurture and Legacy Spaces: The Problem with Design

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So, unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve seen hundreds of posts about remote work, video conferencing and collaboration in the last few days. The craziness of today’s events has forced companies to adopt video conferencing and remote collaboration solutions on a scale that we haven’t seen. Some think that this bodes well for the […]

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AtlasIED Drops New Sound-Masking Speaker

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AtlasIED has introduced the M1000A35 sound masking speaker to its M1000 lineup. The M1000A35 is powered by an internal 5-watt amplifier and produces 30W output to power additional M1000 passive speakers. The M1000A35 includes a non-repeatable pink noise generator and utilizes its EQ curves to make acoustical room calibrations accurate. If integration into an existing […]

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Peerless-AV Offers Bundled Solution in Response to COVID-19

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Peerless-AV is offering a bundled solution available immediately to deploy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As hundreds of testing and treatment stations are opening across the country to meet healthcare needs, the locations call for rapid triage and information sharing, often in inhospitable environments. The bundled solution includes a 49”, 55” or 65” UltraView […]

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Digital Signage Expo Rescheduled for September 15-18, Will Remain in Las Vegas at LVCC

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We announced earlier this month that Digital Signage Expo, originally scheduled for March 31-April 3, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, would be postponed to the fall due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and limitations on domestic and international travel. Show organizers announced today that the show has officially been rescheduled for September 15-18, […]

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Mersive Technologies Announces Solstice Active Learning and Solstice Cloud

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Mersive Technologies announced Tuesday the release of Solstice Active Learning and Solstice Cloud (aka Kepler). These products expand upon Solstice’s wireless content-sharing platform by providing software-based video routing for multiscreen environments and cloud-based management and analytics for administering global Solstice deployments. Mersive’s Active Learning solution brings collaboration to the forefront of the classroom experience by […]

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AI for AV Is Opportunistic for Service, Support and Sales

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Whether your firm has joined the chorus touting “AI” or is more conservatively accurate in the programming of “machine learning,” there’s a non-stop buzz in the industry around the advancements of computing power and advanced algorithms used to analyze dizzying amounts of data from an ever-expanding networked technology install base. Either way, an opportunity for […]

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