Extron Adds New Features to NAV Pro AV-over-IP Series

Extron announced new features to its NAV Pro AV-over-IP Series. These new features include the latest evolution of the NAV PURE3 codec. PURE3 is a codec developed by Extron, exclusively for the ProAV market. PURE3 offers “improved network resiliency; able to tolerate the bursty network traffic found on converged networks.” Competitors rely on delicate third-party […]

Extron Adds New Features to NAV Pro AV-over-IP Series

Audio-Technica Debuts A-T LINK for Its ATND1061LK Beamforming Ceiling Array Microphone

Audio-Technica announced the release of its new A-T LINK proprietary communication protocol for digital interconnection of compatible A-T Commercial Audio microphone and mixing solutions. Audio-Technica says A-T LINK transmits uncompressed multi-channel digital audio and control information via category cables with minimal latency. A-T LINK is natively supported by Audio-Technica’s ATND1061LK beamforming ceiling array microphone, providing […]

Audio-Technica Debuts A-T LINK for Its ATND1061LK Beamforming Ceiling Array Microphone

LG Adds 5 Projectors That Include WebOS and Include 16:9, 16:6 and 21:9 Aspect Ratios

LG Business Solutions has introduced its new five-model RG series of ProBeam laser projectors up to 4K UHD resolution and 6,000 lumens, integrated with Crestron RoomView compatibility as well as LG’s webOS digital signage platform. Using this announcement, LG redesigned the entire ProBeam RG series lineup with multi-aspect-ratio control that allows users to switch between […]

LG Adds 5 Projectors That Include WebOS and Include 16:9, 16:6 and 21:9 Aspect Ratios

AVPro Edge Releases New 24-Port AV-over-IP 10G Network Switch for NVX, NAV and SDVoE

AVPro Edge introduced the AC-MXNET-10G-SW24C, a 24-port 10 Gig hybrid PoE++/PoE+ switcher. The 24-port, 10 Gig network switch is designed for AV-over-IP applications and support the AVPro Edge MXnet, AES67, Dante and SDVoE, Extron NAV, Crestron NVX, etc. The AC-MXNET-10G-SW24C is pre-configured with Quality of Service (QoS) settings optimized for AES67, Dante and SDVoE multicasting. […]

AVPro Edge Releases New 24-Port AV-over-IP 10G Network Switch for NVX, NAV and SDVoE

Carlton University Uses Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 to Solve Tricky Sound Issue

Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, underwent a total renovation to revamp its antiquated Senate Room into a modern meeting space equipped with cutting-edge AV technology, featuring superior audio solutions from Sennheiser. The university selected Sennheiser’s TeamConnect Ceiling 2 (TCC 2) microphones to create a seamless environment for Senate meetings and conferences. The ceiling microphones’ ease […]

Carlton University Uses Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 to Solve Tricky Sound Issue

Walla Walla University Builds XR Stage Using Unreal Engine and Scalable Display Technologies

Based in College Place, Washington, Walla Walla University (WWU) is a private Adventist university with four campuses located throughout the Pacific Northwest. The main campus sits on 83 acres in the Walla Walla Valley in southeastern Washington state, where cultural arts, vibrant dining, and recreational opportunities abound. Founded in 1892, the university offers more than […]

Walla Walla University Builds XR Stage Using Unreal Engine and Scalable Display Technologies

Academy Award Nominated Poor Things Shot on PIXERA-Generated & INFiLED-Based XR LED Set

The climactic moments of Poor Things, the smash-hit, critically acclaimed gothic comedy set to sweep next month’s Academy Awards, were brought to life with a mammoth virtual production set-up powered by PIXERA technology. A cinematic tour de force directed by Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, The Favourite) and starring Emma Stone as Bella Baxter, a young […]

Academy Award Nominated Poor Things Shot on PIXERA-Generated & INFiLED-Based XR LED Set

LEA Professional Amps Up LEA Cloud Platform

LEA Professional announced multiple updates to its LEA Cloud platform, a part of LEA Professionals’ technology catalog, featuring IT solutions, DSPs and smart power management. The new cloud-specific features will expand capabilities for all LEA Cloud users. Here’s a video we shot of it at ISE 2024: LEA Cloud provides remote monitoring and control for […]

LEA Professional Amps Up LEA Cloud Platform

New Connect Series Debuts from LEA Professional with Low-Z, 70V and 100V

LEA Professional announced the Connect Series Half-Rack models featuring onboard DSP, WebUI, Cloud Connectivity, third-party API control and more. Here’s a video we shot of them at ISE 2024: Each of the new half-rack models (CS34, CS64, CS124, CS34D, CS64D, and CS124D) are built with fully-routable analog inputs, four amplifier channels with Low-Z, 70V or […]

New Connect Series Debuts from LEA Professional with Low-Z, 70V and 100V

Shure Microflex Wireless neXt 2 (MXW neXt 2) Microphone System is MS Teams Certified

Shure announced that the new Microflex Wireless neXt 2 (MXW neXt 2) Microphone System is certified for Microsoft Teams. This certification signifies the “seamless compatibility and reliable performance of the MXW neXt 2 with Microsoft Teams, providing users with exceptional audio quality in hybrid teaching and conferencing environments.” The MXW neXt 2 is an all-in-one […]

Shure Microflex Wireless neXt 2 (MXW neXt 2) Microphone System is MS Teams Certified

New Extron HDMI Wallplate Sends USB-C, HDMI, Audio and Control 100 Meters

Extron just launched the DTP3 T 212 D, a two-gang decorator-style transmitter that sends USB-C, HDMI, audio and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CAT6A cable. It supports video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) and is HDCP 2.3 compliant. For maximum image quality and minimal latency, all supported video resolutions are […]

New Extron HDMI Wallplate Sends USB-C, HDMI, Audio and Control 100 Meters

Chief Adds New Accessories to Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System

Chief added to its Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System with accessories that “further support and streamline the flat panel solution.” The new accessories include the Camera Shelf, 650mm Interface Extenders, Crestron UC Bracket Accessory and Video-Sound Bar Mount. The Chief Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System is designed with feedback from integrators for faster […]

Chief Adds New Accessories to Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System

Sony Announces New Dedicated Portable Data Transmitter

Sony announced a new dedicated portable data transmitter, the PDT-FP1, that allows high-speed, low-latency video and still image data transport over 5G networks. When attached to a camera, this wireless communication device will be used in situations where speed is required from image capture to delivery, broadcasting and distribution, such as news or events photography […]

Sony Announces New Dedicated Portable Data Transmitter

Utah Tech University Integrates Extron Technology in Its Campus

Utah Tech University (formerly Dixie State University) in St. George, Utah outfitted its new 163,000 square-foot Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) building with the latest AV technology. Extron AV switching, distribution, control and audio amplification equipment was installed in 35 classrooms, labs, lecture halls and conference rooms. Beyond the new-build SET building, an AV standardization […]

Utah Tech University Integrates Extron Technology in Its Campus

Emerson Takes Aim at Intel NUC with Ruggedized Tiny PC

Emerson announced the new PACSystems IPC 2010 Compact Industrial PC (IPC), a rugged computer designed to handle a wide range of “machine and discrete part manufacturing automation applications.” The new solution is designed to serve manufacturing sites and OEM machine builders who need a ruggedized, compact, durable IPC to cost-effectively support its Industrial Internet of […]

Emerson Takes Aim at Intel NUC with Ruggedized Tiny PC

Middle Atlantic Products Adds Forum Lectern

Middle Atlantic Products announced the Forum Lectern, the latest solution in the company’s configurable AV furniture product line, Forum Collaboration Suite. Compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the electrically height-adjustable Forum Lectern is perfectly suited for higher education and training or presentation spaces. It offers customization to fit any space, like logo panels, […]

Middle Atlantic Products Adds Forum Lectern

Extron Launches Third Edition of the Esports Systems Design Guide

Extron announced the immediate availability of the third edition of the Esports Systems Design Guide. Due to the diversity and customized nature of esports systems, designing them demands a tailored approach to meet the specific needs of each space. Whether you are well-versed in esports environment development or just exploring your options, starting with a […]

Extron Launches Third Edition of the Esports Systems Design Guide

Planar Updates Venue Pro Series, Venue Pro VX Series, Luminate Pro Series With Built-in Curving Blocks and More

Planar announced new additions to three of its LED video wall solutions designed for indoor and outdoor and on-camera applications such as virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR). The next-generation LED video wall families are the Planar Venue Pro Series, Planar Venue Pro VX Series and Planar Luminate Pro Series, which feature “updated designs […]

Planar Updates Venue Pro Series, Venue Pro VX Series, Luminate Pro Series With Built-in Curving Blocks and More

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

Welcome to my 24th annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! It’s been an honor to have written this for 24 straight years and even more of an honor for it to have so many thousands of readers annually — it’s almost always our most-read article of the year on rAVe [PUBS]. So, if you’re reading this right […]

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

AVer Information Announces VC520 Pro3 Pro-Grade Videoconferencing Solution

AVer Information announced the VC520 Pro3, a pro-grade videoconferencing solution combining a high-quality camera and speakerphone. Designed for medium-to-large meeting rooms, the VC520 Pro3 features a pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) design to elevate videoconferencing experiences. AVer’s VC520 Pro3 features a 12X optical lens and a 36X total zoom, including 24X lossless zoom for exceptional […]

AVer Information Announces VC520 Pro3 Pro-Grade Videoconferencing Solution

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

What a show! I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2024 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. We amassed a cache of more than 2,100 videos, and we posted them all on our (beautiful) ISE microsite, which also includes photos, […]

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

January 2024 Temperature Check Results: ProAV Predictions

Welcome to the first results analysis of rAVe’s monthly Temperature Check of 2024! For the month of January, we wanted to get in the spirit of the new year by asking for your predictions for the AV market in 2024. Here’s what you guys had to say! Our first question centered around which segments of […]

January 2024 Temperature Check Results: ProAV Predictions

New Atlona HDBaseT Wallplate Fits Into Its Omega Series

Atlona expanded its Omega Series with the AT-OME-TX11-WP HDBaseT wallplate transmitter aimed at meeting rooms, classrooms and auditoriums. The company says the OME-TX11-WP transmits HDMI video at up to 4K60 4:2:0 with embedded audio up to 330 feet (100 meters) using CATx cable. Atlona says the OME-TX11-WP is primarily intended as a companion to the […]

New Atlona HDBaseT Wallplate Fits Into Its Omega Series

Extron Debuts HDMI Splitter Amplifier for MS Teams and It Can Do 8K Signals

Extron announced the DA2 HD 8K L, an HDCP 2.3-compliant distribution amplifier for HDMI 2.1 signals. The company says it supports resolutions up to 8K/30 @ 4:4:4, including 5K applications such as for Microsoft Teams 21:9 in Front Row installations. The dual-output distribution amplifier supports data rates up to 40.1 Gbps, HDR, Deep Color up […]

Extron Debuts HDMI Splitter Amplifier for MS Teams and It Can Do 8K Signals

Russound Details New AVA-Series Mini Audio Receivers

Russound announced the AVA-Series Mini Audio Receivers (Mini-AVRs). The AVA2.1 and AVA3.1 Mini-AVRs are designed for custom installation specialists, providing them with compact, plug-and-play amplification for 2.1 and 3.1 audio systems with Audio Return Channel (ARC) HDMI. Both models include a fully integrated, highly efficient Class-D amplifier with digital inputs, 100-240V 50/60Hz universal power supply […]

Russound Details New AVA-Series Mini Audio Receivers

Vivi Adds Digital Signage to Its Wireless Sharing Platform; Still Aimed at Education

Vivi announced it has expanded into a communication tool that can connect an entire school. With Vivi Video Announcements, a school leader can deliver morning announcements, ad-hoc messaging in response to incoming news or any other messaging “made more powerful with video.” Vivi Text Announcements enable a school’s administrative team to send “concise, non-disruptive yet […]

Vivi Adds Digital Signage to Its Wireless Sharing Platform; Still Aimed at Education

Visionary PacketAV Matrix Series Simplifies AV In Colorado School District

Founded in 1957, Academy School District 20 is the largest school district in the Pikes Peak Region. With over 50 traditional schools across 130 square miles, the district serves over 26,000 students from Kindergarten through 12th Grade. Academy School District 20 houses additional facilities, including a preschool program, summer enrichment program and two charter schools […]

Visionary PacketAV Matrix Series Simplifies AV In Colorado School District

NETGEAR is Now Plug & Play with Panasonic Connect KAIROS

NETGEAR announced an interoperability partnership with Panasonic Connect for the KAIROS IT/IP Platform for live production. The M4350 series ST 2110-capable switches are part of NETGEAR’s ongoing initiative to develop AV-over-IP solutions for the broadcast and Pro AV industries. KAIROS is an IT/IP Platform for live production that gives professionals unlimited control to deliver content […]

NETGEAR is Now Plug & Play with Panasonic Connect KAIROS

TASCAM Announces MA-BT240 Multifunctional Mixing Amplifier

TASCAM announced the MA-BT240 Multifunctional Mixing Amplifier. Part of the company’s Compact Commercial Series, the new MA-BT240 includes the ability to switch between low and high amplification impedance, Bluetooth reception for content streaming, a microphone input for paging, ducking capability — it’s aimed at commercial spaces including retail stores, restaurants, cafes, office environments, educational facilities […]

TASCAM Announces MA-BT240 Multifunctional Mixing Amplifier

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe Adds Sharp-Branded 4K UHD

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe debuted the new Sharp-branded P721Q 4K UHD projector, part of a completely new projection family consisting of two new models, the Sharp P601Q and Sharp P721Q, both using DLP technology and having a brightness of up to 6000 ANSI lumen and 7200 ANSI lumen, respectively. The two projectors are aimed […]

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe Adds Sharp-Branded 4K UHD

Da-Lite’s Tensioned Advantage Electric Screen is Available in the Modus VR Visual Experience Platform

Da-Lite announced its Tensioned Advantage electric screen with SightLine cable drop is available in the latest release of the Modus VR visual experience platform. Available as an option with the company’s Tensioned Advantage and Advantage electric screens, SightLine gives the impression of a floating screen. The single roller design suspension system features three or four […]

Da-Lite’s Tensioned Advantage Electric Screen is Available in the Modus VR Visual Experience Platform

Snap One is Aiming Access Networks Networking Lineup at ProAV Market Now

Snap One today announced that Access Networks is expanding to the commercial AV market and hopes to compete with NETGEAR and Luxul for ProAV applications. Access Networks has a portfolio of products that span project needs from simple to complex and include secure networking with Wi-Fi 6 access points, multi-gig switches and Sophos router/firewalls. For […]

Snap One is Aiming Access Networks Networking Lineup at ProAV Market Now