Barco Launches Updated and Reengineered MVL-721 LED RPC Video Wall

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Barco launched the next-generation MVL-721, a reengineered version of the LED RPC video wall. The updated product features high brightness, low power consumption, long life expectancy and updated image quality and sustainability. The LED light sources of the MVL-721 improve the video wall’s brightness and safeguard futureproof manufacturing and supply. The 55% increase in brightness does […]

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Pliant Technologies Announces 4-Wire I/O Interface and Two-Way Radio Headset Adapter

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Pliant Technologies announced the new 4-Wire I/O Interface and Two-Way Radio Headset Adapter (PAC-MC4W-IO). The new solution adds additional users by connecting a MicroCom XR system to a variety of wired and wireless intercom systems that use an industry-standard four-wire connection. In addition, it also offers a direct intercom interface from the MicroCom XR to […]

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MLA Folds Back the Years at Rewind Festival

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Dating back to 2009, the Rewind Festival is an annual ‘80s music extravaganza that today generally takes place in three different locations. Although this year Rewind Scotland had to be cancelled, the events at Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield (Rewind North) and Temple Island Meadows, outside Henley (Rewind South) went ahead within a month of each other. The event […]

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Nominations Have Opened for Tenth Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

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  It’s that time of year again — the Readers’ Choice Awards! Though COVID-19 and its variants are still present, we wanted to keep some sense of normalcy going for our readers. These awards are a way for our audience to tell us about the products and manufacturers that truly make a difference in the […]

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Christie Announces New 25,000-Lumen 4K UHD RGB Laser Projector

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Christie announced the M 4K25 RGB pure laser projector. The new M 4K25 RGB continues the original M Series. First introduced in 2007, “the M Series packed a lot of features in a small package,” said Larry Paul, executive director, Technology and Custom Solutions, Christie. “Features like the intelligent lens system and embedded Twist for […]

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Roland Releases V-02HD MK II Streaming Video Mixer Solution for Computer-based Livestreaming

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Roland announces the V-02HD MK II Streaming Video Mixer, an affordable solution for bringing higher production values to computer-based livestreaming. The V-02HD MK II allows users to connect up to two HDMI cameras and send them directly to a favorite streaming platform over USB-C. It’s also possible to mix in audio sources via dedicated inputs […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Introduces NC1803ML Laser Projector to Digital Cinema Projection Series

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions today announced the availability of the NC1803ML laser projector in its digital cinema projection series. The NC1803ML is ideal for theaters with small and medium screens, museums, houses of worship and higher education applications. The NC1803ML offers a replaceable laser module and laser light source lifespan of up to 50,000 hours. […]

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Polygiene and Catchbox Partnership Creates Antimicrobial Wireless Microphones for Safer Use

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The last thing people want to do in a post-COVID-19 world is share a microphone. Catchbox, creators of the throwable microphone, have attempted to fix this by partnering with Swedish company Polygiene to create an antimicrobial cover for its wireless microphones. Both the Catchbox cover fabric and microphone foam cap are treated with Polygiene ViralOff, […]

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Absen Inc Expands AX Series With AX 1.5 Pro Display

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Absen Inc is announcing the launch of the new AX 1.5 Pro as an upgrade to the AX series for rental and staging solutions. Applications include virtual studios, broadcasting, high-end trade shows and events.   AX 1.5 Pro has a 1.58-millimeter pixel pitch, a brightness of 850 nits, a contrast ratio of 5500:1 and a refresh rate of 3840 […]

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Portrait Displays Releases Calman Verified ASUS ProArt Projector A1

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Portrait Displays announced the release of the Calman Verified ASUS ProArt Projector A1. The projector comes precalibrated for a Delta E < 2 color difference. A tangible Calman Verified report also accompanies each projector to authenticate calibration standards. ASUS ProArt Projector A1 features include: FHD visuals via a 3000-lumen LED light source Wireless mirroring for […]

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VuWall TRx Version 3.1 Offers Software Performance Updates and Video Wall Stitching Capabilities

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VuWall announced the release of TRx version 3.1, the company’s centralized video wall management platform. The TRx platform delivers video wall management and AV distribution together. The enhancements found in the TRx 3.1 release include: Video Wall Stitching — Users can build unlimited-sized video walls by stitching multiple VuScape video wall nodes or build an […]

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MSE Audio Updates Casing of SoundTube’s LA880i-II and LA808i-II Line Array Speakers

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MSE Audio has updated the aluminum casing to SoundTube’s LA880i-II and LA808i-II line array speakers. The speakers now come with aluminum cabinets for a contemporary look and cleaner aesthetic. The LA880i-II and LA808i-II line array speakers are currently available in black with plans to release a white version at a future date. There are no […]

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Barco Expands Laser Projection Portfolio With New XDM and XDX RGB Projectors

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Barco has expanded its laser projection portfolio with a pair of RGB projectors, the XDM and XDX. Just like its UDM and UDX projectors, the new portfolio members can be managed through Barco’s cloud-based Projector Management Platform with remote health condition monitoring. The projectors are aimed at theaters and theme parks. Features of the new […]

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INFiLED Launches Outdoor Touring LED Rental Cabinet Solution, TITAN-X

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INFiLED just launched a new outdoor rental solution, the TITAN-X. TITAN-X high-transparency large-format outdoor touring LED solution features a pixel pitch of 8.3 millimeters and a transparency rate of 70%. INFiLED says each cabinet offers extensive load capacity and stability due to its rear triangular foldable wind bracing system. The system can resist wind speeds of 20 […]

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GDC Technology Joins Home Theater Market with Debut of Espedeo Projector Family

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GDC Technology is expanding into the home theater market with a projector family called Espedeo. The Supra-5000 RGB Plus Laser Phosphor Cinema Projector, VM-1140 VESA Ceiling Mount and Espedeo PM-2000B 3D Polarized System will be at CEDIA Expo 2021. Features of the Supra-5000 include: Ceiling-mounted, DCI-compliant laser projector Certified by Hollywood studios to playback encrypted […]

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DPA Microphones and Klang:technologies Collaborate on Live Event Sound System

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DPA Microphones and KLANG:technologies have teamed up to create a system that will enable live event teams to immerse singers and musicians in their on-stage performances. The solution integrates DPA’s 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone and KLANG’s Immersive Mixing Processor for a fully engaging experience. The collaboration came to fruition during a series of workshops between KLANG and DPA. […]

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Part 2: Simple Expectations of InfoComm 2021 — Exhibit Only 1 Product

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In Part 1 of my “Simple Expectations of InfoComm 2021,” series of blogs, I explained some of the elements of how InfoComm 2021 will be like no other InfoComm we’ve had in history — for OBVIOUS reasons. And, my advice to exhibitors to help them maximize their ROI and reach the attendees well was simple […]

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Marshall Electronics to Debut CV420-30X Camera at NAB Show 2021

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Marshall Electronics announces its CV420-30X 12GSDI camera will be at NAB Show 2021 in booth C5636. The model features 12GSDI, HDMI and IP (HEVC/SRT) simultaneous outputs for various AV workflow applications. The CV420-30X utilizes a Sony Exmor-R sensor to capture 4K (UHD) video up to 3840×2160 pixels at 60fps through a 30x optical zoom range. […]

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The World of Events: AV Gets Complicated

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From my experience, AV installations are permanent. The rooms, digital signage, multipurpose rooms and auditoriums that line my portfolio of installations have that in common: They are set up and left for use for many years. At most, there is one specialist that will interface with the controls to make sure the audio and video […]

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MultiDyne Releases New Edition to Series of Camera Adaptors, SilverBack-VB

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MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Solutions is bringing a new version of its SilverBack-V series fiber camera adapters to market. Designed for content producers of live concerts, sports and church services, the new SilverBack-VB retains the main features required for HD, 4K and 8K productions but fits a smaller budget. The SilverBack-V and SilverBack-VB both […]

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512 Audio Releases Two New XLR Microphones for Podcasts and Livestreaming

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512 Audio, a new audio brand, announced two XLR microphones 一 Limelight and Skylight 一 and a lineup of studio products for creating podcasts, livestreams, vocal recordings and more. Developed by the team behind Warm Audio’s microphones, preamps, guitar pedals and more, 512 Audio launches from Austin, Texas. For its initial debut, 512 Audio is […]

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Electro-Voice Introduces MTS Loudspeaker System Series for Stadiums and Sports Venues

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Electro-Voice is expanding its portfolio of sound solutions for stadiums and sports venues with the global introduction of the MTS series of full-range, high-output, long-throw, point-source loudspeaker systems. Each MTS model is equipped with four 15-inch woofers and dual coaxial mid/high-frequency compression drivers. The system is capable of generating more than 151 dB peak SPL […]

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DVIGear Introduces DVI-7570 Wildcat, First In New Family of HDMI extenders

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DVIGear has introduced the DVI-7570 Wildcat, the first in a new family of value-priced HDMI extenders. DVIGear Wildcat Extenders utilize a new technology that enables them to extend HDMI signals for a fraction of the cost of other twisted-pair extenders. This is achieved using visually lossless compression that allows resolutions of 3840 x 2160 /60p […]

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Extron Updates DTP Line With New Transmitter and Receiver Series

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Extron announced the availability of the DTP3 Series, the newest 4K/60 HDMI products to join the DTP line. The DTP3 T 202 transmitter and DTP3 R 201 receiver provide a long-distance signal extension of HDMI and bidirectional RS-232 signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over the new Extron XTP DTP 22 shielded twisted pair […]

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Extended Reality Technologies Offer a New Stage for the Entertainment Industry

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Emerging technologies that combine reality with virtual environments are making a remarkable breakthrough across many applications. Extended Reality, or XR, is the term used to describe this blend of technologies. It is one of the most exciting developments in film, television and real-world applications where virtual and real worlds combine around the talent. The goal […]

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PROLIGHTS Releases Latest EclProfile FWVW Lighting Fixture

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PROLIGHTS released its latest EclProfile FWVW lighting fixture. The latest release is a variable white LED ellipsoidal with linear color correction temperature (CCT) between 2,700K to 5,600K. This new unit uses the same body and optical accessories as the EclProfile CT+ (the six-color mixing version) and the EclProfile FW (a fixed-white unit in tungsten or […]

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PreSonus Releases Revelator io24 USB-C Audio Interface for Recording and Streaming

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PreSonus is shipping the new Revelator io24 USB-C audio interface, which integrates high-headroom mic preamps, a two-channel loopback mixer and processing to deliver results for streaming, podcasting and music production. Revelator io24 is an audio interface designed for both recording and streaming. Its mixer lets users record Zoom calls or Skype interviews and add backing […]

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SynAudCon Releases New Online Training Course for Speech Intelligibility

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SynAudCon released a new online training course, “Course 140 – Speech Intelligibility for Public Address Systems.” The new course will be available online through the SynAudCon website here. Course 140, “Speech Intelligibility for Public Address Systems,” is designed for audio professionals who install public address systems. The course is approved for Renewal Units and CEDIA […]

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NUGEN Audio Releases ‘Focus Elements’ Plug-in Bundle with New Features

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NUGEN Audio announces the availability of its “Focus Elements” plug-in bundle, which offers a collective of audio tools ideally suited for small/home studios. Powered by NUGEN technology, this version of the brand’s Focus bundle plug-ins include a Stereoizer, Stereoplacer and Monofilter. Stereoizer Elements provides instant stereo enhancement with the assurance of mono compatibility and no […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Studio Cameras Family for Live Production

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Blackmagic Design announced a new family of Studio Cameras for live production. The new Blackmagic Studio Cameras include design features such as carbon fiber reinforced polycarbonate and integrated 7-inch viewfinders. Blackmagic Studio Cameras have the same features as large studio cameras, miniaturized into a compact and portable design. The cameras are equipped with digital film […]

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Audio-Technica Releases AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Podcast Microphone

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Audio-Technica is now shipping its new AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Podcast Microphone. Inspired by the performance of Audio-Technica’s BP40 Large-Diaphragm Dynamic Broadcast Microphone, the AT2040 claims to bring professional-quality sound with exceptional vocal reproduction to podcasters and other content creators at an affordable price point. Featuring an all-metal construction, Audio-Technica says the AT2040 excels at isolated/up-close vocal […]

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