DPA Microphones Upgrades Its 4098 Gooseneck Microphone

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DPA Microphones recently upgraded its 4098 Gooseneck Microphone to include its CORE by DPA technology. With this update, the 4098 CORE mic will join DPA’s other CORE products in offering minimal distortion across the entire dynamic range, increasing audio clarity and openness and further enhancing DPA’s sound. Perfect for both podium and conference room mic’ing, […]

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ARX Systems Launches New USB-Analog Interface

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ARX Systems announced the launch of the USB DI-Q USB-Analog interface; a solution for interfacing and monitoring the playback of audio evidence files in a courtroom or similar environment. The USB DI-Q allows the user to monitor and cue audio files in a closed headphone environment and switch/enable the audio output to a public address/sound […]

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Almo E4v Roundup Part 5: Kehr and Guzauckas Just Provided the Keys to AV Bringing Back Live Events and In-Person Meetings in 2021

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The live events and the in-person meetings markets were, well, decimated in mid-March due to the COVID pandemic. And no one seemed to know what to do — well, almost no one. Don Guzauckas, of HB Live, joined Tom Kehr today at the Almo ProAV E4v virtual show, during his “The Future of Meetings and Events” session and explained […]

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7thSense Completes Merger with Medialon

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In June 2019, the team behind 7thSense acquired the Medialon brand and ShowControl activities from Barco to form Medialon Limited. Since then, the Medialon team and product line has expanded from offices in North America, Canada and the United Kingdom. As part of the integration strategy, which became effective on Oct. 1, 2020, all Medialon […]

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Futuresource’s Audio Collaborative 2020 — The Accelerated Growth of Livestreaming

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Focusing on the positives during what has certainly been a challenging time to date, Audio Collaborative will offer a range of thought-provoking panels and presentations discussing the future of audio, outlining the many opportunities in this space. Taking place 14:00-18:00 GMT on Nov. 4-5, the two-day exclusive event will promise to share industry insights and […]

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Marshall Electronics Intros New Rack Monitor With Four High-Resolution Screens

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Marshall Electronics’ new ML-454 Quad 4.5 inch Rack Monitor features four high-resolution screens in only two rack units, making it ideal for fly packs and broadcast trucks. It supports a range of inputs including HDMI, 3G-SDI and composite. Both SDI and composite inputs have active loop through with independent tallies and controls on each screen. […]

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Meyer Sound Releases Spacemap Go App for Spatial Sound Design and Mixing

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Meyer Sound has officially released Spacemap Go for spatial sound design and mixing. Available Oct. 28 as a free app for Apple iPad, Spacemap Go can transform the thousands of Meyer Sound GALAXY Network Platform processors in the field into user-friendly tools for spatial sound design and mixing. Spacemap Go works with multiple GALAXY processors, […]

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Bose Pro Intros L1 Pro Portable Line Array Systems

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Bose Pro today introduces the Bose L1 Pro portable line array systems. The L1 Pro systems are designed for on-the-go audio applications for singer-songwriters, mobile DJs and bands. The three new systems are the L1 Pro8, the L1 Pro16 and L1 Pro32 with its choice of two subwoofers. A RaceTrack woofer design integrated into the […]

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Eventide to Release Pro Tools | HD Expansion Card for Multichannel Effects Platform

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Eventide is releasing its Pro Tools | HD Expansion Card for its multichannel effects platform, the H9000. The user-installable expansion card allows Pro Tools | HDX or HD Native users to connect the H9000 directly for up to 32 channels of direct I/O with Pro Tools|HD via its Primary DigiLink port. It can alternatively be […]

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Amate Audio Launches New X102FD High Output Point Source for Small, Medium Applications

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Amate Audio is launching the X102FD, a high output point source active 2x 10” system for medium and smaller size application environments. Capable of power and performance far in excess of its compact form factor, in these applications, a single pair of cabinets will outperform two strings of 4x 8” line array elements. In any […]

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RTS Announces OMS Hybrid Main Station for Party Line Intercom Systems

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RTS just announced the global introduction of OMS (OMNEO Main Station), a hybrid IP/digital/analog main station for party line intercom systems and the core component of a new product family: RTS Digital Partyline. Housed in a compact 1RU enclosure, OMS is a solution capable of interconnecting both wired/wireless and IP/digital/analog devices. Full TCP/IP connectivity is […]

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Ashly Audio Updates AquaControl Software Suite

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Ashly Audio has launched the first major update to its new AquaControl software suite. Among the new changes are templates, additional filter types and link groups — and they are all provided free of charge. The updates include: Template capabilities allow for Mic/Line Input, Stereo Input and Output DSP signal chain configurations to be stored […]

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PreSonus Releases New AVB-to-Dante Bridge

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A plug-and-play endpoint that bridges AVB and Dante networks, the PreSonus AVB-D16 16×16 AVB-to-Dante Bridge, enables you to send and receive up to 16 audio channels between PreSonus StudioLive Series III mixers and a Dante network. With one or more AVB-D16s, you can easily integrate PreSonus StudioLive Series III mixers, NSB-series stage boxes, and EarMix […]

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Fulcrum Acoustic Releases New Coverage Pattern for AH Series of High Output Coaxial Horns

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Fulcrum Acoustic has released a new coverage pattern for their AH series of High Output Coaxial Horns. The AH66 is a bi-amplified two-way, high sensitivity, arrayable coaxial horn loudspeaker that provides a precise 60° x 60° pattern with control to below 400 hertz, low frequency extension to 75 Hz, and extremely high output with modest […]

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Panasonic Releases New White Paper, Says Projectors Perform Over LED Displays at European Events

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LED displays for live event backdrops are being replaced by the latest generation of three-chip DLP laser projectors because of their creative, commercial and operational benefits, according to the latest white paper from Panasonic. The paper draws on the experiences of rental and staging companies in Europe, including The AED Group in Belgium and STS […]

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Roland Announces Its First Stand-Alone HDMI-to-USB Video Conversion Device

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Roland announced the UVC-01 USB Video Capture, Roland’s first stand-alone HDMI-to-USB video conversion device. Now available as part of exclusive Roland Livestreaming Bundles in North America, the new UVC-01 seamlessly pairs with the most popular products in the Roland V-series lineup, including the V-02HD Multi-Format Video Mixer and the V-1HD, V-1HD+, V-8HD and V-60HD video […]

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Three Reasons Free Isn’t the Answer

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Unfortunately, we’ve hit the second wave of COVID-19. Here’s wishing you, your families and your colleagues are safe and healthy. I like the clarity that comes with hindsight. Now’s a great time to look back at some of the business strategies we either initiated (or considered initiating) way back at the beginning of the pandemic. […]

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MXL Microphones Releases REVELATION MINI FET Mic

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MXL Microphones released the REVELATION MINI FET. Based on the REVELATION and REVELATION II tube microphones, MXL set out to create a microphone with the “warmth” of a tube mic but using the FET circuit with a smaller footprint. MXL’s REVELATION MINI FET utilizes a 32-millimeter center terminating, gold-sputtered capsule combined with a low noise […]

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Is There Passion in AV?

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Like many people who work in AV, my journey to the industry came about through music. I’m a lifelong, passionate multi-instrumentalist musician, and both a studio and live sound engineer. I’m even lucky enough to have been in a band that had a Billboard chart-topping #1 single some years back. On the business side of […]

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Futuresource Consulting Studies Future of Professional Speakers Post-COVID-19

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The market for professional loudspeakers posted global revenues of nearly $3 billion in 2019, an increase of almost 7%, according to the latest professional loudspeaker industry report from Futuresource Consulting. One of the report’s key themes this year was the impact of COVID-19 and its significant effects on forecasts moving forward. The segment most affected […]

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Matrox Video Announces Matrox VERO Signal Generator

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Matrox Video today announced Matrox VERO, an ST 2110 signal generator and diagnostic appliance for SMPTE ST 2110-networked environments. Combining an adjustable signal generator, a PCAP recorder, and signal diagnostics integrating EBU LIST into a single appliance, VERO allows broadcasters, system integrators and manufacturers of ST 2110 devices and environments to validate ST 2110 devices […]

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The Nicest Guy in AV, Dan Dugan, Just Won an Emmy!

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Dan Dugan, the inventor of the automatic microphone mixer, will be awarded an Emmy at the upcoming 72nd Engineering Emmy Awards. His award, for “Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development”, honors his invention of gain sharing automixing technology and will be presented in a live-streamed ceremony on Thursday, October 29. In a press release issued earlier […]

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AmpliVox Introduces Acrylic Safety Shields for Work Surfaces

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AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced acrylic safety shields for lecterns, podiums, tables and other work surfaces. The new shields are designed to help protect single individuals or many individuals standing or sitting from airborne virus transmission potentially spread by talking, coughing or sneezing. They are perfect for all conference and meeting rooms, hospitality settings, schools, […]

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Alcons Extends Studio, Residential Lines — Releases SRHV/9040 System

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Alcons extended its Studio and Residential lines with the new SRHV/9040 system. The CRMS-SRHV/9040 is based on the Alcons pro-ribbon driver with a patented transducer technology. The two-way passive-filtering crosses a vented mid-bass driver with the RBN401 pro-ribbon driver. With a lowest-usable LF response of 58 hertz, the CRMS-SRHV can be used as stand-alone monitor, […]

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BrightSign and NEC Display Solutions Partner for Large-Format Displays With Digital Signage Capability

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BrightSign and NEC Display Solutions have collaborated to deliver a family of large-format displays with integrated digital signage capabilities. The full range of NEC MultiSync V Series large format displays are now available with the BrightSign OPS digital signage media player included. The new NEC/BrightSign combination makes it possible to deliver relevant, targeted digital content […]

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SYNNEX Corporation Is Now Hiperwall Certified

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Hiperwall, a video wall company, today announced a new distribution agreement with SYNNEX Corporation. The agreement falls within the SYNNEX VISUALSolv business unit. As part of the agreement, SYNNEX becomes a distributor of Hiperwall-certified hardware components, making it seamless for channel partners to procure the computing hardware, displays, and Hiperwall software required to create stunning […]

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Presets for Fulcrum Acoustics Loudspeakers Now Available for Use With Dynacord Electronics

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Fulcrum Acoustic announced that manufacturer presets for the complete portfolio of Fulcrum Acoustic loudspeakers are now available for use with Dynacord electronics via SONICUE sound system software. This adds flexibility for consultants and integrators designing multibrand systems to align with specific application or budget requirements. A Fulcrum loudspeaker installation can now run on a single […]

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AmpliVox Founder Survives Cancer and Offers Free Pink Podiums to Cancer Orgs

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AmpliVox Sound Systems is renewing its offer of a free Pink Podium to cancer organizations for October Breast Cancer Awareness month. AmpliVox’s Pink Podium Promise has been in place since 2010, placing pink podiums with hundreds of cancer society chapters, foundations, hospitals and local governments. The offer is effective until Thanksgiving, 2020. “AmpliVox products are […]

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Dynacord Updates SONICUE Software for Setup of Sound Systems

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SONICUE sound system software addresses the entire sound system and encapsulates Dynacord’s core design philosophies of simplicity, clarity and transparency. Its design provides a comprehensive system overview, making it quicker to set up, tune and operate sound systems with minimal effort. Dynacord significantly expands the scope of SONICUE with the version 1.2 update. The new […]

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L-Acoustics Adds to K Series With Small Full-Range Enclosure

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L-Acoustics added to its K Series with the introduction of K3, the manufacturer’s smallest full-range enclosure, designed to deliver big sound for midsize events with audiences ranging from 1,000 to 10,000. K3 provides full-range bandwidth, without the need for a flown companion subwoofer. Its highly efficient design reduces amplification needs. Providing the full-range L-Acoustics contour […]

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BOSS Releases New Multi-Effects Pedal Based on GT-1000 Processor

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BOSS just introduced the GT-1000CORE, a new multi-effects pedal based on the flagship GT-1000 Guitar Effects Processor. GT-1000CORE houses the complete internal sound processing of the GT-1000 in a single stompbox and a range of premium BOSS amp and effects. Designed for both guitar and bass, GT-1000CORE fits into any pedalboard setup and works well […]

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Waves Audio Now Shipping HY Slot Card for Yamaha RIVAGE PM Series Consoles

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Waves Audio is now shipping the WSG-HY128 Card for Yamaha RIVAGE PM Series Consoles. The Waves WSG-HY128 is a card for HY slots that makes it possible to run Waves plug-ins on Yamaha RIVAGE PM series consoles at ultra-low latency, using Waves SoundGrid technology. Together with a SoundGrid DSP server, a Mac or PC, and […]

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