Atlas Adds Line of BlueBridge DSP Controllers

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Atlas Sound’s new line of DSP controllers are being released under the Atlas Sound BlueBridge brand. The BlueBridge family of products feature drag and drop, open architecture software and can operate on any network. Each model utilizes high quality microphone preamps and 24 bit converters to obtain ultra-low noise floor while still maintaining a smooth […]

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SurgeX SEQ-1U: Smart, Slim Surge Eliminator and Power Conditioner

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Here at InfoComm, SurgeX’s is showing the 1U Sequencer (SEQ-1U), a single rack unit power management surge protection, conditioning and sequencing solution for AV, broadcast and computer equipment. The SEQ-1U offers advanced protection for any size AV or IT installation. Proprietary SurgeX technology in the SEQ-1U includes Advanced Series Mode surge elimination, a zero let-through […]

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Vaddio Introduces Complete UC Meeting Room Solutions for Laptops and Tablets: the GroupSTATION and HuddleSTATION

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Vaddio has introduced two new unified communications room solutions designed for mobile laptop or tablet users to enable its computer applications for group collaboration and presentation meetings. By just connecting a laptop or tablet directly into the GroupSTATION or HuddleSTATION dock users can add HD video, wideband audio microphones and a loudspeaker system to their […]

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Panamax/Furman Introduces Vertex VT-EXT Eight-Outlet Vertical Power Strip for A/V Racks

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Panamax/Furman today introduced a new vertical power strip for A/V equipment racks. The Vertex VT-EXT provides integrators with eight outlets (three with transformer spacing), addresses ground loop issues with specialized mounting brackets and simplifies cord management to reduce installation time. The vertical power strip is designed to be used in conjunction with a Panamax/Furman power […]

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Atlas Sound Intros BlueBridge DSP Accessories

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Atlas Sound’s new Atlas Sound BlueBridge DSP controllers are a set of rack and wall mount accessories for the BlueBridge platform. The BB-SM1 is a 1RU rack-mountable system manager that allows for third-party control interpretation as well as Web browser control of the BlueBridge system using a PC or mobile device (iOS or Android). The […]

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Vaddio Intros Controller That Can Transform Any Vaddio High Definition PTZ Camera into a USB or IP Camera

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Vaddio’s new Quick-Connect technology that allows any Vaddio camera that supports a Quick-Connect Short-Range (SR) to output USB or Ethernet. Based on Vaddio’s Quick-Connect technology, that allows cameras to be extended up to 150 feet over Cat. 5 cabling, now USB cameras can be deployed in system designs where distance was an issue. Vaddio’s Quick-Connect […]

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rAVe Scoop: Da-Lite’s New ViewShare is a Screen with an Embedded Videoconferencing Camera

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The show hasn’t even opened and we already have yet another scoop for you. Da-Lite’s going to launch a new product here at InfoComm called ViewShare. ViewShare is an electric tensioned screen that actually has a 1080p USB compatible screen integrated right into the screen frame. It’s designed for UC applications for rooms where videoconferencing […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #7: Samsung MagicIWB (Booth 3343)

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Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #4: Digital Audio Labs (DAL) Livemix Personal Monitoring System (Booth 1380)

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Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #1: Visix RoomBoard (Booth 4142)

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Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #3: FSR HDMI Ribbon Cables (Booth 2259)

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Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #5: VUE al-8 Line Array System (Booth 221)

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Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Extron Introduces New Media Presentation Switcher with DTP Extension

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Extron’s new MPS 602 is a six-input media presentation switcher for digital and analog sources. It offers digital video switching with three HDCP-compliant HDMI inputs and one DTP 230 twisted pair input, and analog video switching with two RGB inputs that are digitized for distribution to the digital outputs. In addition, the MPS 602 includes […]

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Christie’s Brio Takes On Barco’s ClickShare

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Christie’s press release says: The days of passing cables and adapters across meeting room tables, installing additional software, rebooting laptops and apologizing for delayed or bungled presentations have ended with the launch of Christie Brio, a new meeting presentation and collaboration system that takes the hassles out of single and multi-site workplace meetings. And, they’re […]

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Video Rants and rAVe: All These Dang Connectors & HDBaseT vs. AVB

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Gary’s popular Rants and rAVe video series is back! You may remember that in 2011 and 2012, he produced some hilarious, some serious, but all educational videos that addressed subjects like the GreenAV movement, reasons to hire young people, how HomeAV is infiltrating the ProAV market and his disdain for 3D. All in all, over […]

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Waveguide Consulting Opens Second California Office

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Congratulations to Scott Walker and Waveguide on the opening of the company’s San Francisco office and the addition of industry-veteran Scott Fike – who was the managing director at CMS AudioVisual Consultants until last week! The San Francisco office is the fourth new office Waveguide has opened since the economic downturn of 2008, and this […]

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Sony VPL-E2x6 Series of Projectors Debuts, Aimed at ED Market

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The Sony VPL-E2x6 series is aimed totally at the classroom. It’s available in two resolution options, WXGA series and XGA series, each spec’d at 3,100-3,700 lumens of color light output. The WXGA series consists of the VPL-EW276 (3,700 lumens) and EW246 (3,100 lumens), while the XGA series consists of the VPL-EX276 (3,700 lumens), EX246 (3,200 […]

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Pakedge Introduces Its First 8-Port Fully Managed PoE Gigabit Switch

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More and more AV is going IT. And, Pakedge’s new S8Mpd allows for all resolutions of uncompressed video and audio to be routed simultaneously via Ethernet and fiber. Adding to its flexibility, the S8Mpd can be powered Power over Ethernet (PoE) – a major advantage in a retrofit situation where it may not be possible […]

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Sony Laser Projector Introduced

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The Sony laser projector is a major announcement from the company at InfoComm 2013. The Sony VPL-FHZ55 is its first lampless projector using 3LCD imaging technology to achieve a spec of 4,000 lumens of color light output at WUXGA resolution (1920×1200). The new projector uses blue laser as its light source, which in turn generates […]

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Extron Introduces Speaker Innovation for Suspended Ceilings

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Extron’s new SpeedMount Ceiling Speaker System is a patented low-profile, plenum-rated, two-piece ceiling tile speaker system for division-of-labor installations. The CS 1226T SpeedMount speaker system features the newest speaker design from Extron, which greatly simplifies ceiling speaker installation and delivers significant time and cost savings. The two-piece system consists of the CS 120P plenum rated […]

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Comprehensive to Launches New 4K Capable HDMI Cables at InfoComm

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Comprehensive says its new Pro AV/IT series of HDMI cables are specifically designed for ProAV systems integrators. The features the company claims differentiate these cables in the ProAV market include aProGrip HDMI connector, which helps secure the connection with just enough resistance (up to 16 pounds of retention force) to prevent the cable from being […]

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Panasonic to Debut New LED-Lit LCD Digital Signage Series of Displays at InfoComm

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Panasonic will launch a a new line of high definition LED LCDs for hospitality and digital signage, the LRU60 Series. Available in 32”, 39”, 42”, 50” and 65”, Panasonic’s new LED line will be aimed at the hospitality, digital signage and meeting room markets. Panasonic designed the Energy Star-rated LRU60 Series with functions that reduce […]

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RP Visual Solutions’ InfoComm Plans Include Giant Randy

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RP Visual Solutions’ InfoComm booth will be impressive — all applications-based. We especially love the GIANT Randy Pagnan image planned for their booth (see pic). Other features include: A free-standing, double-sided LED array featuring multiple service positions—an RPV first A flex mount holding an interactive, touch-enabled 2×2 NEC flat panel display A rear-projection tabletop enclosure […]

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rAVe Scoop: Almo Pro A/V to Distribute Barco ClickShare — Gary’s Skype Video Interview

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Barco and Almo Pro A/V have jointly announced that Almo is going to distribute Barco’s ClickShare product. Almo will have an authorized dealer program for those  interested in selling and integrating projects with the ClickShare product.  Dealers can click here to become an authorized Almo dealer. What’s ClickShare? Well, basically it’s a wireless content sharing […]

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Clary Icon to Launch the Clary OneScreen Interactive Video Whiteboard at InfoComm

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Although SMART Technologies won’t be at InfoComm, Clary Icon will, and it will be showing the OneScreen Series, which is is pitching as a complete voice, video and data collaboration solution. Basically, it’s an interactive touch screen that can initiate a video, audio or web conference, running Windows 7 at its core. So, what does […]

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Grund Audio Launches New Loudspeaker Line at InfoComm

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Grund Audio Design introduced at InfoComm the new ACX Series loudspeaker product line that’s being pitched as a low-cost sound reinforcement line for the 200 – 400 seat house of worship, smaller meeting rooms and similar spaces. The new Grund Audio Design ACX Series encompasses five models. All utilize MDF enclosures and operate at 150 […]

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PMA Releases April’s Projector Sales Reports

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PMA Research, the worldwide market information experts on front projectors, has posted its most recent Projector Tracking Service results to the “Top-Selling Projectors” area of its website. For more than 15 years now, PMA Research has collected monthly sell-through data from leading North American projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. Its Tracking Service family […]

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Contemporary Research Intros Three New QMOD Modulators at InfoComm

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Dubbed the QMOD-SDI1.5, QMOD-HDMI1.5 and the QMOD-YPB2, Contemporary Research’s newest QMOD HDTV modulators are all based on totally new architecture. New QMOD 1.5 modulators start at single-channel operation and price, yet can be upgraded to two channels by entering an optional software key, while QMOD 2 products start out with two channels. In addition, the […]

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Play THE GAME 4 at InfoComm with rAVe [Publications]

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At this year’s InfoComm, we’re giving away tons of prizes, including 10,000 t-shirts, awesome superhero collectibles, tons of iStuff and gift cards, and even a SMART Car. Yes, that’s right! So want to know how to play? Check out our site for THE GAME 4, where you can get detailed instructions on how and when […]

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