On-Stage Releases RKD-Series Wall-Mount Knock-Down Racks

On-Stage has released the RKD-Series Wall-Mount Knock-Down Racks, which secure rack-mount audio components in an enclosed cabinet while providing authorized access through a lockable front door and removable side panels. Available in 6U, 9U and 12U sizes, these racks feature eight vents on the top, front, and sides that promote proper airflow to ensure that […]

On-Stage Releases RKD-Series Wall-Mount Knock-Down Racks

Extron Now Shipping DTP3 T 101 D One-Gang Decorator-Style Transmitter

Extron is shipping the new DTP3 T 101 D, a one-gang decorator-style transmitter for sending HDMI up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded Cat6A cable. It extends video resolutions up to 4K/60 at 4:4:4 without compression, ensuring optimal image quality. This HDCP 2.3-compliant transmitter includes EDID Minder, a comprehensive EDID management technology for […]

Extron Now Shipping DTP3 T 101 D One-Gang Decorator-Style Transmitter

Nureva Joins Q-SYS Technology Partner Program

Nureva joined the Q-SYS Technology Partner Program. The program enables technology companies to create “market-ready solutions that integrate with Q-SYS, a cloud-manageable audio, video and control platform.” Nureva has developed a Q-SYS-certified plug-in for its HDL310 and HDL410 audio conferencing systems (the HDL pro series) to deliver audio control that the companies say will “enhance […]

Nureva Joins Q-SYS Technology Partner Program

Tascam Launches MA-BT240 Multifunctional Mixing Amplifier

Tascam launched the MA-BT240 Multifunctional Mixing Amplifier, part of the company’s new Compact Commercial Series. Designed for sound distribution, presentations and announcements in commercial environments, the product is aimed at installations in restaurants, cafes, offices, facilities, retail stores, educational facilities and similar venues. With its compact half-rack form factor, the MA-BT240 can be placed on […]

Tascam Launches MA-BT240 Multifunctional Mixing Amplifier

C2G Adds C2G54540 USB-C to Dual HDMI MST Hub

C2G added new solutions to support USB-C devices and setups with its new C2G54540 USB-C to Dual HDMI MST Hub. Designed for graphic design, spreadsheet analysis and digital signage applications, the C2G hub allows a USB-C-enabled device to connect to two HDMI-enabled displays for video mirroring, video extension or viewing a single video image across […]

C2G Adds C2G54540 USB-C to Dual HDMI MST Hub

Xyte, One of the Best-Kept Secrets in the Industry, Is No Longer a Secret With $30M Funding Round

I have been writing about the opportunity for AVaaS and cloud-based AV for years. And, finally, Xyte has a dedicated platform that any AV manufacturer can adopt. I will talk about them more when I publish my 2024 Kayye’s Krystal Ball prediction article, but here’s a preview of what I say about Xyte in the […]

Xyte, One of the Best-Kept Secrets in the Industry, Is No Longer a Secret With $30M Funding Round

Marshall Electronics Announces Camera Controller With Ability to Manage Multiple Protocols

Marshall Electronics announced the release of its VS-PTC-300 PTZ camera controller, providing the ability to manage multiple protocols, including NDI, RS232/RS422/RS485 and IP, VISCA over IP and ONVIF. The VS-PTC-300 IP POE PTZ controller allows users to control multiple cameras using the same or different protocols, which is beneficial while migrating to a larger setup. […]

Marshall Electronics Announces Camera Controller With Ability to Manage Multiple Protocols

Extron Launches Smallest 1G AV-over-IP Encoder in the World — the NAV E 121

Extron just debuted the smallest AV-over-IP Encoder in the world (literally handheld-sized) into its NAV ecosystem with the NAV E 121, and it’s already shipping. The NAV E 121 streams ultra-low latency and high-quality HDMI video and audio over 1 Gbps copper Ethernet and standard IP networks. This new economical NAV encoder is just half […]

Extron Launches Smallest 1G AV-over-IP Encoder in the World — the NAV E 121

Visix Offers 4 Interactive Digital Signage Packages for Touch Screen Designs on a Budget

Visix now offers four interactive digital signage packages for clients wanting touchscreen designs on a budget. The new “Templated Donor Board” and “Templated Hall of Fame Board” packages join the company’s “Templated Wayfinding” and “Templated Directory packages,” which have been refreshed with new designs and options. Wayfinding and directories are two of Visix’s most popular […]

Visix Offers 4 Interactive Digital Signage Packages for Touch Screen Designs on a Budget

Lightware Visual Engineering Simplifies Connectivity for EAFIT University

Established in 1960, Escuela de Administración, Finanzas e Instituto Tecnológico (known as EAFIT University) is a private university in Colombia’s second-largest city, Medellín. When founded, the university was a school of management and finance and aimed to educate professionals seeking to overcome new challenges in technology, management and finance. Today, EAFIT University has grown immensely, […]

Lightware Visual Engineering Simplifies Connectivity for EAFIT University

Solent University Adopts Quicklink Studio (ST55) to Upskill the Next Generation of Sports Broadcast Journalism

Solent University, known for its rich educational legacy from 1855, is advancing student learning experiences through innovative broadcasting techniques. Recently, during their Sports Day event, Solent University successfully utilized Quicklink Studio (ST55) to elevate the quality of live sports broadcasting and equip students with industry-standard skills in remote contribution. Through the integration of Quicklink Studio […]

Solent University Adopts Quicklink Studio (ST55) to Upskill the Next Generation of Sports Broadcast Journalism

New EnGenius ECW536 Wireless Access Point is Capable of Routing Wireless 4K AV-over-IP

EnGenius announced its shipping the ECW536, a Cloud Wi-Fi 7 4x4x4 Wireless Access Point powered by the Qualcomm Networking Pro 1220 Wi-Fi 7 platform. This is its first enterprise-level Wi-Fi 7 access point. Leveraging Wi-Fi 7 (IEEE 802.11be) Standard, the ECW536 delivers speeds of up to 18.8 Gbps, making it possible to route uncompressed 4K […]

New EnGenius ECW536 Wireless Access Point is Capable of Routing Wireless 4K AV-over-IP

Screencastify Partners With Modern Classroom Project to Provide Unlimited Premium Access to Its Software

Screencastify announced a partnership with Modern Classrooms Project, a nonprofit organization that “empowers educators to build classrooms that respond to every student’s needs.” Screencastify says its partnership provides all educators who are enrolled in Modern Classrooms Project’s Virtual Mentorship Program with unlimited premium access to Screencastify, which the company says helps more teachers open new […]

Screencastify Partners With Modern Classroom Project to Provide Unlimited Premium Access to Its Software

Extron’s Unique Line Array for Install in Large Spaces Ships

Extron is already shipping its new CA 163, an easy-to-install column array speaker, designed to combine excellent speech intelligibility, a contemporary aesthetic and integration-friendly mounting options. Two mounting systems are available to accommodate different room layouts and sizes. Ideal for acoustically challenging environments, it features a focused vertical dispersion that efficiently directs sound to listeners […]

Extron’s Unique Line Array for Install in Large Spaces Ships

PK Sound Debuts T8 Robotic Line Source Element

PK Sound debuted the T8 robotic line source element, the sub-compact member of the industry’s first robotically controlled line source range. Featuring PK’s patented multi-axis robotics, T8’s output — with peak SPLs reaching 143.5 dB — is controlled down to 400 Hz in both the vertical and horizontal planes. The result is an unparalleled degree […]

PK Sound Debuts T8 Robotic Line Source Element

AV Community Is Caring, and it Matters

I am a native Mainer. I was born in Lewiston, attended school, got married, had children, work and live in the city. For me, there is no other place that I will ever be able to call home like Lewiston, Maine. Infamously, the country got to know the name of Lewiston on Oct. 25 as […]

AV Community Is Caring, and it Matters

Sony Electronics, GeniusXR, Levan Center of Innovation Collaborate for Volumetric Capture Studio

The Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation (Levan Center of Innovation), announced the opening of its cutting-edge Volumetric Capture Studio (VCS), a game-changer in 3D content creation. In a groundbreaking collaboration between Sony Electronics, GeniusXR, and the Levan Center of Innovation, this state-of-the-art studio represents a new era in immersive storytelling. Sony […]

Sony Electronics, GeniusXR, Levan Center of Innovation Collaborate for Volumetric Capture Studio

rAVe January 2024 Temperature Check Survey — Now CLOSED

This survey is now closed — keep a lookout for our February 2024 temperature check survey! Welcome to the first Temperature Check Survey of 2024! This month, we’re setting the scene by asking a few questions that gauge your predictions for the AV market. Gary always makes predictions with his Kayye’s Krystal Ball article (coming […]

rAVe January 2024 Temperature Check Survey — Now CLOSED

Sharp Adds ‘Most Advanced’ AQUOS BOARD Interactive Series to Date

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) unveils its “newest and most innovative” set of AQUOS BOARD interactive displays. The PN-LA series provides a solution for “enterprise customers looking for the ultimate solution in performance, security and sustainability.” The PN-LA series comes equipped with an integrated range of software, including Windows 11 Pro, SHARP […]

Sharp Adds ‘Most Advanced’ AQUOS BOARD Interactive Series to Date

AVer Information Inc.’s CAM520 Pro3, VB350 Receive Certification for Zoom

AVer Information Inc. USA just announced the CAM520 Pro3, a professional-grade, full high-definition conferencing camera, and the VB350, a dual-lens enterprise-grade video bar, have received certification for Zoom. AVer says this will create an enhanced user experience with high-quality performance when pairing the CAM520 Pro3 or VB350 with Zoom services. AVer’s CAM520 Pro3, the first […]

AVer Information Inc.’s CAM520 Pro3, VB350 Receive Certification for Zoom

Leicester College Deploys nsign.tv Software Platform for Its Digital Signage Network

Leicester College, one of the largest colleges in the UK with more than 26,000 students and 1,600 staff, has taken a step toward sustainability and efficiency by deploying the nsign.tv software platform for its new digital signage network. The initiative is part of the College’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by minimizing paper usage and […]

Leicester College Deploys nsign.tv Software Platform for Its Digital Signage Network

THE rAVe Esports Show — Episode 4: Designing the Future: Building an Esports Lab in Schools

It’s time to build the future of education during THE rAVe Esports Show with Bubba Gaeddert. Learn how to create cutting-edge esports labs in schools. We cover everything from infrastructure and equipment to practical steps for getting started. Through detailed discussions and exclusive interviews with educators who have successfully established esports labs, we’ll provide you […]

THE rAVe Esports Show — Episode 4: Designing the Future: Building an Esports Lab in Schools

JVC Professional Video Releases Firmware Update for KY-PZ510 and KY-PZ510N Connected Cam PTZ

JVC Professional Video has released Firmware Version 3 for its KY-PZ510 and KY-PZ510N CONNECTED CAM PTZ Cameras. With this latest update, users now have access to five different settings of auto tracking, including standard, area, stage, wide area and fine adjustment options. The company says the new firmware will also make it possible for users […]

JVC Professional Video Releases Firmware Update for KY-PZ510 and KY-PZ510N Connected Cam PTZ

AVer Information Inc. USA Adds PTZ231, PTZ211 Cameras for Collaboration, Live Events

AVer Information Inc. USA announced the PTZ231 and PTZ211, the latest generation of pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) cameras, aimed at collaboration and live events. The PTZ231, an enhanced version of the PTZ330W, features 1080p resolution and 30X optical zoom. Meanwhile, the PTZ211, based on the PTZ310W, includes 1080p resolution and 12X optical zoom. The […]

AVer Information Inc. USA Adds PTZ231, PTZ211 Cameras for Collaboration, Live Events

Are Dedicated Computers Going Away?

I am on a mail list that has recently had a thread about whether dedicated computers are still necessary. There are several arguments for and against this, although in this particular thread most of the arguments seemed to be for removing the dedicated computers. For some background, higher education has a long history of providing […]

Are Dedicated Computers Going Away?

Aurora Debuts 2×2 Ceiling Tile Speaker

Aurora SKR-22T-XFR is a lightweight 2×2 ceiling tile speaker that can produce a 180-degree sound field in a room for mono operation. Aurora says installation is quick; drop the tile into a 2×2 ceiling grid, connect the speaker wire and you are done. For 4×2 ceiling grids, all that is required is to cut the […]

Aurora Debuts 2×2 Ceiling Tile Speaker

Endicott College Partners With Integrated Multimedia Solutions to Deploy Extron Products to Support Active Learning

When Endicott College wanted to identify the best technology to support active learning classrooms throughout campus, the AV staff selected the Team Building classroom as a pilot room for a proof of concept design. While its existing AV switching system was adequate, the intent for the new design was to streamline communication within the room […]

Endicott College Partners With Integrated Multimedia Solutions to Deploy Extron Products to Support Active Learning

Contacta to Launch New Wireless RF Assistive Listening System at ISE 2024

Contacta Systems unveiled its Contacta RF 865/915 range, an upgrade to the company’s current RF system, offering improved sound quality, extended transmission range, inbound Bluetooth streaming, a hand-held RF transmitter and a software suite for fast group programming via smart chargers. Known for its hearing loop products, Contacta also debuted the ID-7, a low-profile loop […]

Contacta to Launch New Wireless RF Assistive Listening System at ISE 2024

Extron Releases DTP3 T 203 Transmitter

Extron announced the DTP3 T 203, a three-input twisted pair transmitter for sending USB-C video, HDMI and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CAT 6A cable. The company says it includes technologies that extend video with optimal image quality. This DTP3 transmitter supports 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) signals and is HDCP 2.3 compliant. […]

Extron Releases DTP3 T 203 Transmitter

NDI Adds Interoperability Certification Program and Searchable Database of Compatibility

NDI says it is shaping the next generation of products through its “NDI Certified program.” Designed to increase interoperability, NDI says its certification program is instrumental in the  NDI ecosystem of devices, applications and workflows. Among surveyed broadcast professionals who are leveraging IP around the world, NDI is the most used IP-based technology (Source: Haivision’s […]

NDI Adds Interoperability Certification Program and Searchable Database of Compatibility

Lectrosonics Introduces SRDB25AES Digital Output Adapter for SR Series Recievers

Lectrosonics announced the introduction of the SRDB25AES Digital Output Adapter for Lectrosonics SR Series receivers. The company says the SRDB25AES digital output adapter mounts onto any Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless SR Series 2-channel slot receiver and converts the analog audio outputs from the receiver to AES digital at 48 kHz. Lectrosonics says the adapter is […]

Lectrosonics Introduces SRDB25AES Digital Output Adapter for SR Series Recievers

ViewSonic Details Its Environmental and Social Impact Strategy for Line of Interactive Displays

ViewSonic Corp detailed its global environmental and social impact strategy centered around its line of interactive displays. Like PPDS has already done, ViewSonic plans to integrate sustainability into the company’s devices and solutions. ViewSonic aims to achieve a 42% reduction in carbon footprint by 2030 and to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Other key initiatives […]

ViewSonic Details Its Environmental and Social Impact Strategy for Line of Interactive Displays