Can Hologram Technology Help Us Be More Present? Almo and ARHT Think So

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST  The infamous 2020 is the year of social distancing. Limited travel. Working from home. Dogs barking at the mailperson. Videoconferencing fatigue. No doubt, today, there’s a certain “art” to being present. How do you stay engaged in our current climate of 2D meetings and, er, less-than virtual meetings and events? […]

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Portrait Displays Announces Release of Calman 2020 R2

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Portrait Displays announced the anticipated release of Calman 2020 R2. Calman color calibration software is recognized across the content creation industry as the foremost software for color accuracy, designed to make the jobs of color professionals easier by streamlining calibration methods, providing verification tools and supporting new developments in display technology. The latest release of […]

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JVC Expands Livestreaming Features for GY-HM250 4K Camcorders

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JVC Professional Video expands its livestreaming features for its GY-HM250 Series 4K camcorders. As the first camera manufacturer to provide streaming directly from the camera, JVC’s 250 Series 4KCAMs will now include SNS video streaming with vertical and square guidelines on the viewfinder to ensure an ideal image capture on a variety of platforms and […]

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Extron Just Became the First Full-Bandwidth, Uncompressed 8K Switcher Company

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Extron just announced (and says it is ready to ship) the XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards — yes, 8K resolution (up to 7680×4320). The XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards accept HDMI 2.1 data rates up to 40.1 gigabits per second, enabling support of uncompressed 8K video with HDR. These HDCP 2.3-compliant […]

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Sony Electronics Releases Two New Compact WUXGA Laser Projectors

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Sony Electronics’ newest WUXGA laser projectors, the VPL-PHZ60(6,000lm) and VPL-PHZ50 (5,000lm) are both compact models — less than four inches high and approximately 15 pounds — designed for corporate, education and entertainment applications. Sony says the VPL-PHZ60 is the industry’s smallest WUXGA 3LCD laser projector in its lumen class and it includes lens shift. Both […]

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Epson Intros Its Brightest Projector — the Pro L30000UNL

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Epson today announced its brightest projector — the Pro L30000UNL — is now available. Delivering 30,000 lumens of color and white brightness, it is apparently one of Epson’s most technologically advanced projectors. The Pro L30000UNL offers native WUXGA resolution with 4K Enhancement technology. It is designed for events, rental and staging, auditoriums, lecture halls and […]

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Extron Ships Its Most Powerful NetPA Ultra Amplifier With 2×200 Watts, Dante and DSP

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Extron is now shipping its most powerful and flexible NetPA Ultra amplifier, the new NetPA U 2002 SB with bridgeable outputs that can deliver two 200-watt channels into low impedance systems or one 400-watt channel into low or high impedance systems. It is an ENERGY STAR qualified, Dante-enabled audio power amplifier in a half rack, […]

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Salamander Designs FPS Series Mobile Stands Now Microsoft-Certified, Authorized

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Salamander Designs announced that its FPS Series Mobile Stands, designed for Microsoft Surface Hub 2S are now certified and authorized by Microsoft. Offering both fixed and adjustable heights plus storage for all AV components/wiring, these are the only electric stands built to integrate with Surface Hub 2S while offering a mobile, ADA-compliant solution. The Microsoft […]

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Atomos Offers Apple ProRes RAW Recording Support for Sony FX6

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Atomos just announced Apple ProRes RAW recording support for Sony’s new FX6 professional camera with full-frame sensor; which natively outputs RAW over SDI. This is all made possible with the Atomos Shogun 7 which will record pristine ProRes RAW images at up to DCI 4Kp60. Recording over SDI from the FX6 to the Shogun 7 […]

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Peavey Electronics Intros Aureus Digital Mixer

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The new Aureus digital mixer from Peavey Electronics includes a 10’’ multitouch display and access to almost any control and users can get up and running within minutes by simply touching the feature they want. Aureus packages presets for channels, EQ, gate, compressor, scenes and shows and provides the ability to save and store presets, […]

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Symetrix Expands In Control Solution — Adds Lua Scripting to Composer 8.0

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Symetrix has expanded its control solution, Symetrix In Control. After releasing the T-5 Glass Touchscreen remote and the W Series IP remotes this year, the addition of Lua Scripting in Symetrix Composer 8.0 software completes the Symetrix In Control Solution. Everything needed to get started is available on the Symetrix website for instant access to […]

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Eastern Acoustic Works Intros MKD1200 Series Full Range Loudspeakers

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Eastern Acoustic Works unveils the MKD1200 Series, the newest additions to the MKD Series of full range loudspeakers created for installation applications. The MKD1294 and MKD1264 are three-way designs engineered to produce high output levels and outstanding fidelity while maintaining broadband pattern control for use in applications ranging from stadiums to small music venues. Both […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases 18G 4K HDR Presentation Switcher/Scaler

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Kramer Electronics’ VP-440X is an 18G 4K HDR presentation switcher/scaler with four HDMI inputs and one VGA input. The VP-440X scales video, embeds the audio and outputs the signal to two ports — one HDMI and one HDBaseT — together with an analog stereo audio output. Via HDBaseT, it extends video signals to up to […]

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Atomos Unveils New HDR Monitor Recorders

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Atomos just unveiled the NEON 17” and NEON 24” HDR monitor-recorders. The NEON series will start shipping in two sizes, the 17” and the 24” addressing the increased need for accurate monitoring in both production and post. Accessibility and consistency across the monitoring allows all key image stakeholders to have the shot and maintain the […]

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Two New Loudspeakers Join Pioneer Professional Family

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Two new loudspeakers are joining the Pioneer Professional Audio XY Series: the XY-1 and XY-2E. The XY-1 and XY-2E represent the LF and MHF sections, respectively — Pioneer says that using individual enclosures enables installers, rental houses and touring companies to easily build ground stacked point-source arrays and deploy systems in venues with low ceilings […]

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22Miles Offers Post-COVID Touchless Interactivity Using a Smartphone and Protection-as-a-Service

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22Miles announces that its Secure Mobile Control (SMC) touchless remote control feature is now available for free to new clients leveraging interactive solutions, as well as all current 22Miles clients upgrading to the latest Publisher Pro V6 software. A feature of the 22Miles Protection as a Service software solutions suite, SMC allows users to control any digital display […]

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7thSense Releases Medialon Marquee Software Application for GUIs

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7thSense has released Medialon Marquee — a software application that enables users to create dynamic graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for installations that use Medialon Manager and Showmaster show control solutions. Built using the Unity game engine, Marquee includes a library of modern user interface elements and is designed for users to quickly and intuitively build […]

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Roland Announces P-20HD Video Instant Replayer

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Roland announced the P-20HD Video Instant Replayer, a hardware solution for bringing professional instant replay capabilities to any live production setup. Offering simple operation and integration with most Roland A/V switchers and HDMI camcorders and cameras, the P-20HD transforms everyday video production for school sports, coaches, trainers, esports and more. When watching a sporting event […]

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TASCAM Releases Professional-Grade 4K Blu-ray/Media/Network Player

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TASCAM’s new BD-MP4K is a professional-grade Blu-ray/media/network player for 4K/UHD resolution. The BD-MP4K is designed for commercial installations and touring applications requiring 4K (3840 x 2160) image quality and up to 7.1 surround sound. Requiring only one height unit in the rack, the BD-MP4K saves space by eliminating the need for discrete audio/video playback devices […]

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Vanco International Intros Two New HDMI Extenders Over Fiber

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Vanco International has introduced two new HDMI extenders over fiber: the EVEXFBR1 with bidirectional IR and RS-232, and the EVEXFBK1, which adds KVM over USB 2.0 passthrough. Both products are 4K HDR capable and can send signals up to 984 feet/300 meters over multimode fiber optic cables and 6.2 miles/10 kilometers over single mode fiber […]

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Studio Technologies Announces Model 5482 Dante Bridge

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Studio Technologies has announced the Model 5482 Dante Bridge bridging up to 64 AoE channels between LANs or Dante domains. Each of the Model 5482’s independent interfaces provide three Gigabit Ethernet network ports, allowing support for both switched and redundant Dante operation along with a separate management network connection. Each “side” of a Model 5482 […]

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Lumens Unveils the VC-TR1 Auto-Tracking Camera

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Lumens unveiled the VC-TR1 auto tracking camera. The VC-TR1 is equipped with an exclusive auto-tracking facial detection technology. There are three advanced tracking modes; Stage Tracking, Everywhere Tracking and Partition Tracking. Each advanced tracking mode has its own unique function. Each tracking mode has its own unique style making the camera applicable for multiple video […]

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Matrox Video Releases New 1G AV-over-IP Encoders, Decoders

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Matrox Video just announced that its Maevex 6152 quad 4K decoders and Maevex 6100 Series encoders can decode H.264/MPEG-4 and display up to four 4K streams of ultra-low-bitrate, 4:4:4 and 4:2:0 AV content over LAN, WAN or internet — with what the company says is as little as 50 milliseconds of latency. It’s a 1G […]

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Audio Collaborative 2020 — The Blog Version, Pt. 2

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By: Leah McCann & Steph Beckett Audio Collaborative 2020 kicked off Wednesday with some excellent insights into the audio sector of the AV industry. (In case you missed it, our day one recap is here.) Thursday, we were excited for more. Day two of the show would bring forth topics from esports and the music […]

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Ross Releases New TouchDrive Control Panels

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The new Ross TouchDrive is a family of control panels that has been designed with the technical director in mind — the company says the control panels will completely reinvigorate the relationship between the TD and their production switcher. According to the company, TouchDrive brings the same touch technology from smart phones to video production […]

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Marshall Electronics Releases Two New NDI 4K PTZ Camera Models

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Marshall Electronics has released two new NDI 4K PTZ camera models; the CV730-NDI and CV630-NDI. The CV730-NDI features 4K@60Hz over simultaneous 12G-SDI, HDMI 2.0 and NDI |HX with up to 3840x2160p UHD resolution at 60 frames per second. The CV630-NDI features up to 3840x2160p UHD resolution at 30 fps with 3G-SDI, HDMI and NDI |HX. […]

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Extron Releases New Four-Input Switcher With Integrated DTP2 Transmitter

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Extron just announced it’s shipping the DTP2 T 204, a four-input switcher with integrated DTP2 transmitter for sending HDMI and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded Catx cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports computer and video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz at 4:4:4 color sampling. This HDCP 2.3-compliant switcher includes […]

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Atomos and Panasonic Develop 5.9K Full Frame Apple ProRes RAW Recording From LUMIX S5

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Atomos and Panasonic have announced the development of up to 5.9K full frame Apple ProRes RAW recording from the new LUMIX S5, Panasonic’s new hybrid 35-millimeter full-frame mirrorless camera. Atomos’ Ninja V will record up to 5.9K@30Hz, 4K@60Hz and 3.5K@50Hz from the LUMIX S5 full-frame mirrorless camera when combined with the Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder. […]

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Epson Intros VS260 3LCD XGA Projector

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Epson introduced the new, entry-level, VS260 3LCD XGA Projector that the company is aiming at an emerging application need for larger videoconferencing spaces either at home or ad-hoc spaces in the office, since it’s portable. From home offices to videoconference rooms in today’s hybrid workspaces, this compact projector uses Epson’s three-chip 3LCD technology for native […]

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Sharp Introduces New 120” Class LCD Display

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America just introduced today the new 120” class (diagonal) 8M-B120C 8K Ultra-HD Professional LCD display. The 8K monitor packs in 33 million pixels, four times more than a 4K panel, and is aimed at applications like corporate lobbies, showrooms, museums and video production. The 8M-B120C provides continuous operation for […]

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AVer Information Announces New AI Auto Tracking PTZ Streaming Cameras

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AVer Information announced it has released the TR311 and TR313 AI Auto Tracking PTZ Streaming cameras, the latest in its lineup of artificial intelligence tracking cameras. Building on the TR311HN, the TR311 and the TR313 both include 12x optical zoom and 12x digital zoom to offer the range and picture quality to produce big-time productions. […]

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Environmental Lights Intros RS232 to DMX Converter

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Environmental Lights released its RS232 to DMX Converter Monday. The RS232 to DMX Converter is a tool for AV integrators who want to incorporate low voltage LED lighting into their whole-house control systems. It receives the RS232 signal from the master control system and converts it into a DMX signal which can then be routed […]

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