Extron Releases New Four-Input Switcher With Integrated DTP2 Transmitter

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Extron just announced it’s shipping the DTP2 T 204, a four-input switcher with integrated DTP2 transmitter for sending HDMI and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded Catx cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports computer and video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz at 4:4:4 color sampling. This HDCP 2.3-compliant switcher includes […]

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Epson Intros VS260 3LCD XGA Projector

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Epson introduced the new, entry-level, VS260 3LCD XGA Projector that the company is aiming at an emerging application need for larger videoconferencing spaces either at home or ad-hoc spaces in the office, since it’s portable. From home offices to videoconference rooms in today’s hybrid workspaces, this compact projector uses Epson’s three-chip 3LCD technology for native […]

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Vivitek Announces Three New NovoTouch 4K Resolution Panels

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Vivitek has announced three new NovoTouch 4K resolution panels with both wireless collaborative touch and digital signage in one display. Aimed at both corporate and education users, the NovoTouch EK653i, NovoTouch EK753i and the NovoTouch EK863i give users the ability to choose between corporate or education modes and also include a switch between Wireless Collaboration […]

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Kramer Electronics’ VIA GO² Is Shipping

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Kramer Electronics’ VIA GO² is shipping. The VIA Go² gives iOS, Android, Chromebook, PC and Mac users instant wireless connectivity with 4K and features content streaming with mirrored images and video playback (15 frames per second) while also allowing for iOS mirroring via AirPlay, Windows & Android mirroring via Miracast, as well as Chromebook mirroring. […]

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Sharp Introduces New 120” Class LCD Display

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America just introduced today the new 120” class (diagonal) 8M-B120C 8K Ultra-HD Professional LCD display. The 8K monitor packs in 33 million pixels, four times more than a 4K panel, and is aimed at applications like corporate lobbies, showrooms, museums and video production. The 8M-B120C provides continuous operation for […]

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AVer Information Announces New AI Auto Tracking PTZ Streaming Cameras

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AVer Information announced it has released the TR311 and TR313 AI Auto Tracking PTZ Streaming cameras, the latest in its lineup of artificial intelligence tracking cameras. Building on the TR311HN, the TR311 and the TR313 both include 12x optical zoom and 12x digital zoom to offer the range and picture quality to produce big-time productions. […]

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COVID Will Have a Positive Lasting Experience on Accessibility

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For years, many of us in higher ed have used the various laws associated with the Americans with Disabilities Act to determine what was required for accessibility in classroom and campus spaces. We thought about things like closed captioning for movies, support for hearing aids and the ability to view a screen properly. However, this […]

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DPA Microphones Upgrades Its 4098 Gooseneck Microphone

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DPA Microphones recently upgraded its 4098 Gooseneck Microphone to include its CORE by DPA technology. With this update, the 4098 CORE mic will join DPA’s other CORE products in offering minimal distortion across the entire dynamic range, increasing audio clarity and openness and further enhancing DPA’s sound. Perfect for both podium and conference room mic’ing, […]

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Martin Audio Now Shipping ADORN Series Loudspeakers

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Martin Audio is shipping the ADORN series ceiling loudspeakers to Europe and North America (following the first shipments to the APAC territories in September). Along with the ceiling speakers is the availability of the company’s first ever pendant speaker, which comes in black or white as standard. Featuring Martin Audio’s sound characteristics, the ADORN in-ceiling […]

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It’s Official! NEC and Sharp Joint Venture Creates Sharp NEC Display Solutions

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Effective Nov. 1, 2020, Sharp Corporation (hereinafter “Sharp”) and NEC Corporation (hereinafter “NEC”) completed the previously announced transaction to form a joint venture by Sharp acquiring 66% of shares for NEC Display Solutions Ltd. (hereinafter “NDS”), a subsidiary of NEC. The new website is here. In connection with the completion of the transaction, NDS has […]

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PreSonus Releases New CDL12P Sound-Reinforcement Loudspeaker

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PreSonus’ new CDL12P full-range, constant-directivity, powered sound-reinforcement loudspeaker combines the attributes of point source and line array technology to provide a unique speaker system in sound-reinforcement applications. Its patent-pending constant-directivity design enables it to radiate a focused pattern with consistent SPL throughout the frequency-response range, both on and off-axis. Here’s a video explaining how this […]

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Jupiter Systems Enters New Display Category with 21:9 Aspect Ratio UCC Display Dubbed PANA

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In launching something called PANA today, Jupiter is  no longer just a video wall company. PANA is a series of ultra-widescreen (21:9) LCD-based collaboration displays. PANA’s native  5K  resolution LCD is 5120 x 2160 with the first of the series measuring 105” (dubbed the PANA 105); creating a digital canvas that’s 8 feet wide, but […]

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Legrand AV, InReality, BrightSign and Elo Partner for Digital Signage White Paper Aimed at AV

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InReality has launched a white paper to support strategic planning when creating a Safe Space ecosystem of prevention. “The 6 Ps of Safe Space Strategy” takes a holistic view and includes guidance on factors relating to people, process, place, pixels, proof and profit. rAVe had a chance to preview this white paper before it was […]

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AmpliVox Sound Systems Intros Two New Lectern Models

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AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced two models of its lecterns with built-in digital display screens, giving the lectern plug-and-play visual meeting support for their message or brand. The lecterns are also great for instructional messages, such as COVID testing sites, security check-in, etc. The 43-inch display features 1920 x 1080 native resolution, and has an […]

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Connecti Releases Software Platform for Education and Hybrid Learning

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Connecti just announced its software platform, designed specifically for education. Connecti is a software solution built to leverage existing PCs in the room to deliver seamless hybrid learning for in-class and remote students. Connecti virtualizes physical teaching tools and makes them available in both software applications (e.g., Zoom and Microsoft Teams) and lecture-capture applications to […]

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Futuresource’s Audio Collaborative 2020 — The Accelerated Growth of Livestreaming

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Focusing on the positives during what has certainly been a challenging time to date, Audio Collaborative will offer a range of thought-provoking panels and presentations discussing the future of audio, outlining the many opportunities in this space. Taking place 14:00-18:00 GMT on Nov. 4-5, the two-day exclusive event will promise to share industry insights and […]

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RTI Now Shipping New All-in-One Control Processor and Presentation Switcher

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RTI announced that it is now shipping the new VXP-82 All-in-One Control Processor and Presentation Switcher, a presentation solution aimed at conference rooms, meeting spaces, classrooms and lecture halls. It combines an 8×2 multiformat video switcher with an RTI control processor and handles video signals from up to eight sources and enables presentations on two […]

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Marshall Electronics Intros New Rack Monitor With Four High-Resolution Screens

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Marshall Electronics’ new ML-454 Quad 4.5 inch Rack Monitor features four high-resolution screens in only two rack units, making it ideal for fly packs and broadcast trucks. It supports a range of inputs including HDMI, 3G-SDI and composite. Both SDI and composite inputs have active loop through with independent tallies and controls on each screen. […]

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Meyer Sound Releases Spacemap Go App for Spatial Sound Design and Mixing

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Meyer Sound has officially released Spacemap Go for spatial sound design and mixing. Available Oct. 28 as a free app for Apple iPad, Spacemap Go can transform the thousands of Meyer Sound GALAXY Network Platform processors in the field into user-friendly tools for spatial sound design and mixing. Spacemap Go works with multiple GALAXY processors, […]

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VuWall Just Packaged Gary Kayye’s Digital Canvas Concept Inside Its VuTrex Platform

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VuWall announced VuTrex technology Wednesday — a solution to bridge AV, IT and IP systems to manage and control any visual content across any type of display or video wall. VuTrex is now embedded in each component of the VuWall ecosystem of products. Basically, this means that, no matter the source (AV or IP-based) it […]

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Black Box Releases New KVM Extender Kits

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Black Box introduced six new KVX Series KVM extender kits, each providing control over a remote server or computer from a local workstation with one or two screens. In addition to extending KVM signals over distances up to 328 feet (100 meters) over CATx cable or 18.6 miles (30 kilometers) over fiber with an SFP […]

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BenQ Receives ISO 27001 Certification for InstaShow Wireless Presentation System

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BenQ’s InstaShow wireless presentation system just got ISO 27001 certification. ISO 27001 is an international standard that specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of an organization, thereby ensuring that data remains secure, complete and usable. After undergoing stringent reviews by the British Standards […]

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QSC Releases New Native Network Video Endpoint for Q-SYS Ecosystem

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QSC announced the release of the NV-32-H (Core Capable) native network video endpoint for the Q-SYS Ecosystem, which now allows you to toggle between “Core Mode,” which transforms the device into a fully capable Q-SYS processor with local HDMI switching capabilities, and its existing “Peripheral Mode,” which is designed for network HDMI video distribution over […]

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Brookwood School Upgrades Entire Campus Communications Network With Multipurposed Digital Signage

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Learn how Brookwood School modernized its bulletin boards and printed paper signage to rich and dynamic digital displays across 14 screens throughout the school: cafeteria displays, concession stand menu boards, student-facing notification displays and a touch-screen Athletic Hall of Fame display. The Challenge For decades, Brookwood School used traditional paper announcements taped to columns, lockers […]

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5 Technology Opportunities for AV/IT — Trends from SYNNEX Top Tech Day

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Did you catch SYNNEX’s latest LAVNCH event, Top Tech Day, this Wednesday? Yes or no, we tuned into all the live sessions to bring you this story on the technology opportunities, products and solutions of 2020, 2021 and beyond. Among Top Tech Day’s presenters, moderators and panelists included SYNNEX Vice President of Product Management Sandi […]

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LG Business Solutions Intros UltraFine Ergo Workstation Monitor

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LG Business Solutions has introduced a new family of ultra-high-definition workstation monitors designed for ever-evolving workspaces. Available now, the new 31.5-inch LG UltraFine “Ergo” monitor (model 32BN88U-B) features a unique stand that easily attaches to work surfaces with the included C-clamp mount. The unit tilts, swivels, pivots or extends to fit virtually any work style. […]

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Visix Releases New Version of AxisTV Signage Suite Software

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Visix has released version 1.38 of its AxisTV Signage Suite digital signage software. This latest update includes a new template designer in the browser-based CMS, as well as an HTML5 message playlist viewer that’s designed to help communicators better reach remote employees, students and staff. The new HTML5 viewer lets clients publish their digital signage […]

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Japanese Nursery School Picks TAURI Temperature Check Tablet to Monitor Students

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Glory Star announced that after experiencing stressful and time-consuming temperature checks that caused traffic jams and lack of proper social distancing in schools, the Sakura Nursery School in Japan selected the TAURI Temperature Check tablet. With a patent-pending, TAURI is a contactless tablet that instantly and autonomously screens the school’s 370 kindergarten students and doubles […]

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Visionary Intros MV4 Multiviewer Solution

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Visionary just announced the MV4 IP Multiviewer, a multiwindowing solution for monitoring or displaying multiple sources simultaneously. The MV4 IP Multiviewer can mix and match input resolutions, scale any video input up to 4K UHD and route to any input window to combine up to four sources in a single 4K image. Designed for small […]

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How EdTech Is Changing — Perspectives from Panasonic

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Earlier this year, I learned that one of my favorite Netflix documentaries of 2020, “Cheer,” was shot in 4K on four Panasonic VariCam LT and EVA1 cinema cameras. So around the time when I got a lead regarding another story from Panasonic Visual Systems — a story about all the work the company has been […]

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RTS Announces OMS Hybrid Main Station for Party Line Intercom Systems

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RTS just announced the global introduction of OMS (OMNEO Main Station), a hybrid IP/digital/analog main station for party line intercom systems and the core component of a new product family: RTS Digital Partyline. Housed in a compact 1RU enclosure, OMS is a solution capable of interconnecting both wired/wireless and IP/digital/analog devices. Full TCP/IP connectivity is […]

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Ashly Audio Updates AquaControl Software Suite

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Ashly Audio has launched the first major update to its new AquaControl software suite. Among the new changes are templates, additional filter types and link groups — and they are all provided free of charge. The updates include: Template capabilities allow for Mic/Line Input, Stereo Input and Output DSP signal chain configurations to be stored […]

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