Disguise’s r20 Software Update Now Offers Designer Software in Six Additional Languages


disguise has added the r20 software release in six new languages. In addition to English, disguise’s Designer software is now available for use in Spanish, German, French, Korean, Japanese and Simplified Chinese. The localization represents the next step in the company’s move towards remote, cloud-based collaboration following its recent acquisition of leading 3D content previsualization […]

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AVIWEST and Vodalys Partner for Cloud-Native Livestreaming Platform


AVIWEST and Vodalys have teamed up to offer a cloud video production and low-latency delivery solution for corporate live events. Using AVIWEST’s video contribution system and the Vodalys.Studio cloud production web platform, users can simplify content production and web streaming for corporate communication. With the Vodalys and AVIWEST systems, video professionals can produce footage of […]

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RF Venue Develops Free Online Performance Calculator Tool


RF Venue, Inc. announced the development of the RF Venue Performance Calculator. The free online tool is designed to reduce the complexity of wireless system performance prediction. Users of the Performance Calculator select system components via a handful of drop-down menus, including microphone make and series, distance from mic to antenna, cabling type and length, RF Venue […]

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intoPIX Updates JPEG XS Codecs, Adds ‘Flawless Imaging Profile’ in TicoXS FIP Codec


intoPIX has improved its JPEG XS codecs with the addition of something called the Flawless Imaging Profile (FIP) in its “TicoXS FIP” Codec. The JPEG XS codecs are used by many AV-over-IP manufacturers (including Crestron in its NVX lineup).  The lightweight TicoXS FIP FPGA cores and software implementations allow the extension of both 4K and 8K AV […]

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A Deeper Dive Into Loudspeaker Directivity


By Mike Sims QSC There’s a saying in our industry – “Flat frequency response on-axis is necessary, but not sufficient, to make a good sounding loudspeaker.” OK, maybe you don’t hear this idea tossed around all the time, but it’s true nonetheless. This edition of the Consultant Courier will explore off-axis frequency response, directivity, and […]

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DiGiCo Names Austin Freshwater as Managing Director


Austin Freshwater has been appointed as the next managing director of digital audio mixing console specialist, DiGiCo, effective immediately. The directors of DiGiCo’s parent company, Audiotonix, made this decision due to Austin’s unprecedented performance against the unpredictable landscape of the Covid-19 pandemic. “We were talking about Austin moving into the MD position just before COVID-19 […]

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Barco Introduces F400-HR Native 4K Projector


Barco announced the introduction of the F400-HR, calling it the industry’s first single-chip native 4K resolution projector and aiming it at the training and simulation markets. The F400-HR is developed to bring 4K image quality to advanced simulator systems. Using a 4,096 x 2,176 DCI 4K chip, it can also show 6K and higher resolution […]

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Blockhouse Studios Chooses Epson Pro Series Laser Projectors for Historical Culture Show in Indiana


As the Columbus Area Bicentennial Commission looked for ways to celebrate 200 years of legacy and culture in Bartholomew County, Indiana, they turned to Blockhouse Studios to create an immersive light projection show that would bring the community together. Blockhouse leveraged seven Epson Pro Series laser projectors to create “200 Years Together: Our Stories Illuminated […]

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C2G Releases Performance Series Ultra Flexible Active High Speed HDMI Cables Portfolio


C2G announced it is now offering a complete portfolio of C2G Performance Series Ultra Flexible Active High Speed HDMI Cables. The cables are available in a variety of lengths from 12 feet to 50 feet and amplify the signal from the source to send it over longer distances without degrading the signal. Active HDMI cables […]

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Meyer Sound Introduces Spacemap Go Plug-in for VENUE 7 Platform and Pro Tools Digital Audio Workstation


Meyer Sound announced the introduction of a new Spacemap Go plug-in for the VENUE 7 software platform and the Pro Tools digital audio workstation. Available immediately, the free AAX plug-in enables users of Avid VENUE | S6L systems to directly access functions of the Spacemap Go spatial sound design and live mixing tool from the […]

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Panasonic To Release PT-VMZ71 Series of LCD Projectors To Replace PT-VMZ60 Series


Panasonic announced its latest series of LCD projectors to meet the emerging needs of education and business for collaboration and clear and vivid images. The PT-VMZ71 Series offers four WUXGA resolution models ranging from 5200-7000 lumens and offers 3,000,000:1 contrast. Panasonic says the series is ideal for well-lit classrooms, hybrid learning environments, new workspaces and […]

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Protecting the Supply Chain to Serve Integrators and End Users


By Bryce Dunn Audinate Supply chains — once solely the domain of product managers and procurement specialists — are now being discussed in the evening news as disruptions impact the availability of a wide range of consumer and commercial goods. Semiconductors, in particular, have been affected by a significant uptick in demand that has not […]

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ISE 2022 Redesigns Show Floor With Six New Technology Zones


Exhibitors are signing up to take part in ISE 2022! Over 700 exhibitors have already committed, including bellwether brands Barco, Crestron, KNX, Kramer, LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony — to name just a few! The show floor has been redesigned and will also feature a brand-new Discovery Zone, highlighting 40 new companies exhibiting for the […]

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OmniGear Debuts Additional Wearable Vest in Two Had Touch Line, SafeTHT


OmniGear has debuted the SafeTHT, the latest addition to the Two Hand Touch line of the wearable iPad and tablet harnesses. The SafeTHT secures to the chest via an adjustable harness, leaving both hands available to interface with other equipment. The new SafeTHT features reflective, high-visibility striping on both the outside of the harness and the […]

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Fulcrum Acoustic Releases AHS Series of High Output Speaker Systems


Fulcrum Acoustic has released the AHS Series, a modular, scalable system targeted at applications where very high output and precise pattern control are required. The AHS440 (45-degree horizontal width) utilizes four high-frequency horns, each paired with a coaxial compression driver. The AHS460 (60-degree horizontal beamwidth) uses three high-frequency horns. Both models incorporate four 10-inch woofers […]

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Studio Technologies Now Shipping StudioComm System With Model 792 Center Controller and Model 793 Control Console


Studio Technologies is now shipping the StudioComm System with Dante Support, consisting of the Model 792 Central Controller and the Model 793 Control Console. With the variety of audio formats and channel counts used in modern production workflows, audio personnel have a heightened need for specialized source selection and level control equipment. StudioComm System allows […]

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Absen Now Shipping Clear Cobalt Series of MicroLED Displays First Introduced at InfoComm 2021


Absen is already shipping the new Clear Cobalt (CL) Series or miniLED products. These were introduced live with rAVe during InfoComm 2021. Here’s a video covering the series: The Clear Cobalt Series (CL Series) supports 2K/4K/8K applications and is designed for control rooms, corporate lobbies, TV studios, large conference rooms and luxury homes. Features of […]

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Epson Laser Projectors Turns Audio Into Light at Arizona Art Experience Exhibit


Scottsdale Public Art’s annual art experience, Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light, will once again light up the city of Scottsdale, Arizona, on Nov. 5-14, 2021. MASARY Studios’ art installation “Say What You Will” (SWYW) transforms voices into art to illuminate the Scottsdale Waterfront with their enchanting, large-scale projection mapping installation leveraging Epson laser […]

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GLP Creative Light 1 Plus Lights the Way for Ellie Goulding Album Tour


When Ellie Goulding announced a short, six-date tour this autumn to promote her most recent album, “Brightest Blue,” the artist’s long-standing lighting designer, Cate Carter, started working on a design. She had been looking into color-tunable LED sources with a CRMX receiver. Andy Scott from Lite Alternative, the designer’s equipment vendor, introduced her to GLP’s […]

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Broadcast Pix Launches Integrated Production Solution, MX Hybrid


Broadcast Pix launched its latest Integrated Production Solution, MX Hybrid. According to the company, the infrastructure supporting live productions is gradually changing from primarily SDI Video to IP networks, as more computer-generated content, IP cameras and other NDI or IP sources become commonplace. The MX Hybrid is meant to help integrate a mix of SDI, […]

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DPA Microphones Shipping New Mic Stands and Updated Color Options for Headset Mics


DPA Microphones is shipping the brown version of its new 4466 CORE Omnidirectional and 4488 CORE Directional Headset Microphones and a new mic stand mount for the 4099 instrument mic. The MS4099 can be used on both three-eighths inch and five-eighths inch threads. The barrel of the MS4099 mic holder makes it quick and easy […]

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Salsa Sound Releases MIXaiR 2.0, a Software Version of the Live Spatial Audio Mixer for Sports Broadcasting


Salsa Sound has released MIXaiR version 2.0 to deliver multiple automated spatial audio mixes for the same listening experience, whether over headphones or loudspeaker setups. It requires no tracking or manual operation as the system takes audio feeds from existing broadcast microphones at a stadium. It relies on AI algorithms to detect, mix in and enhance […]

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3Dot Technologies Signs Distribution Agreement With LianTronics


3Dot Technologies announced it has signed an agreement with LianTronics to distribute commercial Direct View LED displays (dvLEDs) in North America. The lineup of LianTronics products will include Metago HD Solution Bundles, Indoor Fine Pitch products, Indoor / Outdoor Digital Signage and others in the Rental product categories. 3Dot Technologies provides end-to-end display wall solutions utilizing a […]

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Audio-Technica Intros BP898 Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone and BP899 Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone


Audio-Technica introduced the low-profile BP898 Subminiature Cardioid Condenser Lavalier Microphone and BP899 Subminiature Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone. The BP898 and BP899 are available in a number of different terminations (for wired or wireless use) that suit them to the entire range of lavalier mic applications. The BP898 is available in five black-finished models, all with permanently attached cables and varying […]

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AVIXA Announces AV Professional Awards Winners During InfoComm 2021


During an awards ceremony at InfoComm 2021 on Thurs., Oct. 28, at the Orange County Convention Center, AVIXA announced the winners of the 2021 AV Professional Awards. The AVIXA Awards recognize outstanding AV professionals for their contributions to the industry. Members of the ProAV industry nominate individuals for the Adele De Berri Pioneers of AV, CTS Holder of the […]

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Sharp NEC Display Launches Two New C Series Displays, MultiSync C750Q and C860Q


Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced the launch of two new C series large format displays, MultiSync C750Q and C860Q. The new displays are ideal for digital signage and presentations in corporate, retail or educational settings. The NEC large C series displays are UHD native 3840 x 2160 resolution and HDR and have a contemporary mechanical […]

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Renkus-Heinz Updates DC 12/2 Loudspeakers To Improve Multi-unit Configurations and Performance Modes


Renkus-Heinz announced updates to the company’s steerable DC12/2 loudspeaker. The upgrades bring improvements to multi-unit configurations and a new “full range” performance mode. These firmware and software updates will apply to all DC12/2 units and will be available in Q4 of 2021. The DC12/2 is an ultra-compact steerable array that brings clarity and control to various applications. […]

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Prolights Introduces Astra Wash7Pix IP Moving Wash Light


Prolights has introduced the Astra Wash7Pix IP, a new IP-rated moving wash. The Astra Wash7Pix IP contains 7 x RGBW 40-Watt LED emitters, outputting upwards of 4,000 lumens with a default 8,000K cool-white beam or 6,000K in studio mode. The fixture includes the same proprietary front lens and glass lighting rods as the indoor version. It is […]

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Ashly Audio Releases PC-based Version of AquaControl Software, Known as AquaControl Portal, for Offline Work


Ashly Audio released its AquaControl software to all PC users as a stand-alone offer under the name AquaControl Portal. The software was first launched as part of the company’s integrated mXa-1502 mixer amp. AquaControl Portal allows users to work offline and to replicate work done on the software to multiple hardware units. Ashly’s AquaControl software is typically […]

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FLUX::Immersive, L-Acoustics and Radio France Join ADM-OSC Initiative for Open Sound Control


FLUX::Immersive, L-Acoustics and Radio France have joined in an initiative to standardize Open Sound Control as a streaming protocol for interoperability among immersive audio systems. The ITU BS.2076-2 Audio Definition Model (ADM) is a solution for the archiving and interoperability of immersive audio productions. ADM-OSC provides an implementation that follows the ITU standard, allowing to stream positioning information of audio objects […]

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RF Venue Releases Diversity Omni Antenna for Omnidirectional Wireless Mic Coverage


RF Venue announced the release of the Diversity Omni Antenna. The antenna is an all-new, patent-pending antenna designed for omnidirectional coverage of any manufacturer’s wireless microphones operating across 470–616 MHz. It is designed for indoor multi-zone projects or outdoors where large areas of coverage are needed, such as sports venues, theme parks and amphitheaters. The Diversity Omni […]

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