Macnica Adds New Software and Hardware for SMPTE 2110 Suite

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Macnica has unveiled new hardware and software for its SMPTE 2110 suite of products including a new media streaming software development kit (SDK) that offers users greater flexibility when developing IP transport applications. Both are made possible by Macnica’s FPGA IP Cores, a series of hardware gateway solutions for IP product development that implement up-to-date […]

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Wisycom Announces BFL1 RF-over-Fiber Interface

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Wisycom just announced the BFL1 RF-over-fiber interface. A compact module, the BFL1 is a new way for users to support RF coverage and distribution requirements without concern for cable loss. Expanding on Wisycom’s existing RF-over-fiber solutions, the BFL1 features selectable filters, expanded dynamic range, and a long-range Bluetooth 5 programming link. Replacing the need for […]

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Atomos’ Latest Update for Shogun Connect and Atomos Connect Allows Frame.io C2C Workflows

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Atomos has released the latest firmware update for the Shogun Connect and Atomos Connect that will now enable Frame.io Camera to Cloud (C2C) workflows. The company says this means a number of digital cinema, mirrorless and DSLR cameras can deliver media directly from production to post. Conventional workflows require a significant amount of media movement, […]

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Portable, Powered, PERFECT! The Need for ‘Anywhere Audio’

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By Rob Voorhees Exertis Almo Allow me to paint a picture for you: The weather outside is in the high 80s — bright sun, not a cloud in the sky and you decide to take full advantage and head to the beach for the day. You pack all the essentials: sunscreen, drinks/food, maybe a book […]

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Professional Amplifiers Market Still in Disarray, Though Lucrative Future Ahead

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By James Kirby Futuresource Consulting As live events return in force, the professional amplifiers market continues to see strong levels of recovery. There remain some significant challenges for the industry, however revenues are on track to reach new heights over the coming years. A new report from Futuresource Consulting sets the scene for full recovery […]

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YoloLiv Launches YoloCast Cloud-Based Service Platform for Production Applications

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YoloLiv just launched something called YoloCast, a cloud-based service for production applications. YoloCast is aimed at broadcasters who are looking to embed a player inside their own websites with just copy and paste. YoloCast supports both live and on-demand streaming on every plan and can stream up to 1080p@60fps. YoloCast allows users to multistream their […]

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Marshall Electronics Adds CV420e Digital PTZ Camera

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Marshall Electronics added a 4K resolution ePTZ camera in the form of the CV420e, its first-ever digital PTZ (ePTZ) camera. The CV420e is designed for professional broadcast and ProAV applications including professional sporting events, reality television, broadcast trucks, weather vehicles and a range of AV installations that require an ultra-high quality networkable video source. The […]

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Portrait Displays Releases Calman 2022 Software

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Portrait Displays has announced the release of Calman 2022 software. Portrait Displays’ says its Calman color calibration solutions are used by professionals across the globe to ensure that content is accurately displayed across all screens. Calman is “designed to make the users’ job easier by streamlining calibration methods and providing consistent updates with the latest […]

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What is USB4 and Why Should You Care? Legrand’s White Paper Tells You

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C2G is helping to educate AV and technology professionals on the ins and outs of USB4 and Type-C interfaces in its latest white paper, “A Comprehensive Guide to USB4 & Type-C for AV Pros.” The white paper, written by Legrand’s AV Technology Evangelist Joseph D. Cornwall, CTS-D/I, provides foundational knowledge of these new standards so […]

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Sound Devices Releases A20-RX Two-Channel Diversity Receiver

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Sound Devices is shipping the A20-RX, a two-channel diversity receiver with SpectraBand technology. SpectraBand gives the A20-RX receiver and A20-Mini transmitter a tuning range: 470 MHz-1525 MHz. Sound Devices says the A20-RX also features high-discrimination front-end filtering for better performance in noisy RF environments and Frequency AutoAssign for faster setup. The receiver is compatible with […]

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Maxhub Intros New Integrated LED Wall Display With Picture-by-Picture and Picture-in-Picture Functionalities

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Maxhub introduced the LM165A07 Integrated LED Wall Display. As a member of the company’s Raptor Series, Maxhub says the LM165A07 is native 1920 x 1080 in a 165-inch form factor. Featuring integrated video processing, support for PBP (Picture By Picture) functionality, which separates the screen in half — displaying output from two different source devices […]

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Kiloview Debuts N50 12G-SDI Bidirectional Converter

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Kiloview debuted a 12G-SDI bidirectional converter dubbed the N50 —it will be able to convert 12G-SDI to NDI and NDI to 12G-SDI, and will also support the direct transmission of USB to NDI signals by integrating both NDI and NDI|HX into one converter. Kiloview aims the AV-over-IP converter with no compression at video transmission environments, […]

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Want to Put on a Hybrid Event Seen by Thousands (Not Hundreds)? Do What DPAA Did — Use LAVNCH

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DPAA is a global trade marketing association connecting out-of-home media with the advertising community while moving out-of-home (OOH) to digital. The member-based association is a business accelerator that fosters collaboration between agencies and the DOOH community, providing industry-wide research and best practices in mobile integration and programmatic areas, and promoting the effectiveness of DOOH advertising. […]

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Part 2: What I Learned About the Industry by (Not Attending ISE or InfoComm, But) Watching 2,000 Product Videos

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Part 2: AV-Over-IP, Software-Based AV and AI This is part 2 of an article about all the things I noticed from ISE and InfoComm this year, two shows to which I didn’t go, but as the editor in charge of video titling for rAVe [PUBS] for both, I did watch pretty much every video the […]

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Densitron Updates Software for IDS Platform

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Densitron announced a new version of its software for the Intelligent Display System (IDS) platform. The new IDS Cloud software engine allows the same studio environment to be controlled and managed instantly and seamlessly, to or from anywhere. Previously, the use of IDS had been restricted to on-premise installations, with interpremise or multipremise applications only […]

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Looking to the Future: Standardization May Offer More Wins Than Losses

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As AV designers, we naturally want to find ways to standardize things. Whether it’s a process, hardware design, finding IO (input and output) “typicals” or programming and control protocol standards, the goal is to simplify the entire workflow process. It’s like this for our entire industry: Technicians become familiar with the typical deployments and related […]

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Blackmagic Design Releases New Family of Portable ATEM SDI Production Switchers

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Blackmagic Design announced a new family of portable ATEM SDI live production switchers with professional 3G-SDI connections. The ATEM SDI Switchers are available in stock and start at $345. Customers get four SDI inputs on the ATEM SDI and ATEM SDI Pro ISO models and eight SDI inputs on the ATEM SDI Extreme ISO model. […]

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AVer Information Releases New NDI AI Auto Tracking PTZ Streaming Camera

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AVer Information announced the TR323NV2 4K 21X NDI AI Auto Tracking PTZ Streaming camera. The TR323NV2 includes 21X optical zoom and an 8MP camera with 4K Ultra HD resolution and features built-in advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technology with a “human detection” algorithm that allows you to track your speaker (full or half body) or pre-set […]

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Datapath Releases Dedicated SDVoE Capture Card for Real-Time Streaming Applications

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Datapath released a new dedicated SDVoE capture card for real-time streaming applications. The VisionSC-S2 card meets the SDVoE Alliance’s parameters for minimum latency and compatibility with the SDVoE Alliance’s range of multimanufacturer hardware solutions that provide “quality, networked video to the highest standards.” With 4K/60 capability, the VisionSC-S2 card claims to deliver an important part […]

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Wisycom App for Symphony Series Wireless Mic Now Available

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Wisycom Srl announced the availability of its new Wisycom App for the Symphony Series wireless microphone system, available for iOS and Android. Accompanying the release of the app are firmware enhancements to the line, which includes the MCR54 four-channel and MCR54-Dual two-channel true-diversity portable receivers, and the MTP60 bodypack transmitter. Similar to the Wisycom Manager […]

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Waves Audio Cloud MX Audio Mixer Now Available

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Waves Audio just announced the availability of the Cloud MX Audio Mixer, a 100% cloud-based audio mixer for cloud broadcast environments. Cloud MX Audio Mixer delivers audio, mix control and creative processing capabilities with Waves plug-in integration — all in a scalable, remotely operated, broadcast-ready cloud workflow Broadcasters and media organizations can now add audio […]

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Vanco International’s New PA-EXMIX Can Extend Audio Signals Up to 984 Feet

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Vanco International announces additions to the PulseAudio line that will allow audio technicians to extend multiple audio sources up to 984 feet (300 m) over a single Cat 5e/6 cable. Perfect for either installed or live applications, these two new products enable simple and affordable analog audio capture and transmission. The PA-EXMIX extends analog audio signals […]

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Prolights Releases EclPanel TWCXL ‘Ultra-Bright’ LED Soft Panel

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Prolights has released the EclPanel TWCXL, its largest soft light to date — a so-called “ultra-bright” LED soft panel with a large light aperture for large-scale productions and long-throw applications. The 1,500W RGB+WW LED source outputs over 136,000 lumens and includes a full range of white tones, from daylight to tungsten, “attaining a superior light […]

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Part 1: What I Learned About the Industry by (Not Attending ISE or InfoComm, But) Watching 2,000 Product Videos

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Part 1: UCC and Display Technologies I didn’t go to ISE in Barcelona this year, or InfoComm in Las Vegas just a few weeks later, but as the editor in charge of video titling for rAVe [PUBS] for both, I did watch pretty much every video the team shot from both show floors, which was […]

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Leasing Makes Cents

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By Cory’s Audio-Visual Many businesses face large expenses and limited choices when needing essential audiovisual production equipment and technology. Whether your business is adding live music capabilities, streaming services or needs a technology facelift, it doesn’t have to keep you sitting on the fence long. There are options with financial advantages. However, one option makes […]

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Atomos Now Shipping Three Cloud Studio Products in CONNECT Range

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Three of the Atomos Cloud Studio products in the new CONNECT range are now shipping. The ZETO CONNECT has support for HDMI and USB UVC sources. Atomos CONNECT is a network accessory designed to attach to the Atomos NINJA V and NINJA V+ production devices for monitoring and recording. SHOGUN CONNECT is an all-in-one production […]

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Sennheiser Adds Merging Technologies; Will Align With Neumann.Berlin

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Chalk it up to the list of strangely worded press releases, but acquisitions sometimes have to tread carefully because they are works in progress rather than completed deeds. A joint announcement declares Germany’s Georg Neumann GmbH and Swiss digital audio specialist Merging Technologies will be working closer together — because both are now fully part […]

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Enco Acquires Vox Frontera’s TranslateTV

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Enco expands its portfolio of captioning and translation solutions with the acquisition of Vox Frontera’s TranslateTV (TTV) and Sentinel solutions. The TTV acquisition provides Enco with a broader reach into the growing multi-generational Hispanic television market inside the U.S. and abroad by offering broadcasters an on-premises option for advanced translation of live Spanish-language TV captioning, […]

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tvONE Announces HDMI Quad Input, Output Modules CORIOmaster, CORIOmaster Mini and CORIOmaster Micro

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tvONE has announced new HDMI quad input and quad output modules for CORIOmaster, CORIOmaster mini, and CORIOmaster micro. In addition, new firmware (version M412) and CORIOgrapher set-up and control software are available. The new HDMI quad input (CM-HDMI-4IN)  and output modules (CM-HDMI-SC-4OUT) allow set up across all three CORIOmaster chassis. This allows users to create enormous video walls, projector edge blends, and LED installations […]

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VuWall Releases PAK 20 Video Wall Processor That Can Support Two 1920×1080@60Hz Outputs

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VuWall is expanding its scalable PAK video wall processing appliance family with a new model, the PAK 20. Featuring the same hardware as the existing PAK 10 model, PAK 20 supports two 1920×1080@60Hz outputs or one 3840×2160@60Hz output, along with multiformat decoding. VuWall says integrators can now deploy the PAK appliance that suits their project’s […]

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DiGiCo Announces the Release of Its Latest Version 3.0 Software Update

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DiGiCo just announced the release of its latest Version 3.0 software update, increasing the processing power of its small-footprint, cost-effective S-Series consoles. Version 3.0 offers an optional software expansion that increases the channel count from 48 to 60 flexi channels and 24 flexi busses, turning S-Series consoles into an S21+ or an S31+. V3.0 includes two new […]

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Congratulations to the 2022 Winners of rAVe’s Best of InfoComm Awards

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As we have for the past 12 years, I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every booth at InfoComm 2022 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. No other company went to every single booth. We amassed a cache of more than 1,100 videos, and we […]

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