How Dante Could Disrupt the AV-Over-IP Market

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By Aviad Cohen Founder, Comeet I’ve been a fan of AV-over-IP ever since I first worked with the technology — but the number of vendors and different solutions out in the market make it very hard for customers to choose. How could an AV investment be protected if there is no standard? You can be […]

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Sennheiser Debuts New Version of MobileConnect Streaming Solution

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At this year’s ISE, Sennheiser debuted a new version of its MobileConnect streaming solution, offering students an individual assistive listening capability through the convenience of their own smartphone. The system provides operators the ability to implement complex architectures and to manage them from a central location. The Wi-Fi-based MobileConnect system delivers high audio quality with […]

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Sony Expands Laser Projector Line, Introduces Six New Models

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Sony has expanded its laser projector lineup with the introduction of six new models, ranging from a 13,000-lumen high brightness model to 5,000-lumen mid-range compact models. Three are WUXGA models: VPL-FHZ131L (13,000lm), VPL-FHZ101L (10,000 lumen) and VPL-FHZ91L (9,000lm) and two are 5,000-lumen: the VPL-PHZ12 (WUXGA), which has a 0.76-inch LCD panel and the VPL-CWZ10 (WXGA) […]

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L-Acoustics Launches First Install-Specific Amplified Controller at ISE 2020

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L-Acoustics launches its first install-specific amplifier controller at ISE. Primarily designed to power compact L-Acoustics loudspeakers, the bridgeable 4×4-channel LA2Xi offers anywhere from one to four outputs, allowing it to also drive medium and large format loudspeakers, in full or reduced SPL, for various types of applications. LA2Xi can power background music in leisure installations, […]

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Leyard Planar Enters microLED Market With 0.6-mm 8K Display

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At ISE 2020, Leyard Planar has introduced an ultra-fine pitch LED display with a 0.6-millimeter video wall featuring microLED, which was previously previewed at CES 2020. The display measures 216 inches and features 8K resolution.In addition to the 0.6-millimeter technology demonstration, Leyard Planar showed other fine pitch LED innovations, including the next-generation DirectLight X LED […]

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VuWall Adds to VuStream Family of Encoders and Decoders at ISE 2020

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VuWall has broadened its family of VuStream encoders and decoders. Demonstrated for the first time at ISE 2020 in Booth 15-K250, VuStream encoders and decoders support H.264 and Software-Defined Video-over-Ethernet (SDVoE) standards. The VuStream family includes the Series 100, 200, 300 and 500 to suit almost any AV-over-IP encoding or decoding requirements. The product line offers a mix […]

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Barco Uses the Cloud with Barco Insights Projection Management Platform

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Barco is launching a new cloud-based internet of things (IoT) solution for projector management. Called Barco Insights, Barco says it will simplify and facilitate remote monitoring and serviceability by cutting out time-consuming and error-prone manual administration thanks to the cloud-based storage of projectors’ usage data and light-source run-times. The live dashboards also give real-time information […]

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Matrox Intros 6152 Quad 4K Decoder for Decoding Up to Four 4K Streams

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Matrox has introduced the Maevex 6152 quad 4K decoder that decodes up to four 4K streams across up to four 4K displays from a single source. Maevex 6152 also includes HDCP support to decode and display multiple streams of protected content. In addition, the Maevex encoder and decoder pairing offers exceptionally high-quality, low-latency streaming, while […]

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L-Acoustics Opens L-ISA Auditoria Demos

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L-Acoustics is rolling out L-ISA Auditoria in strategic locations around the globe. Now, demonstrations, training or mixing sessions of L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology can be accessed in dozens of locations in L-ISA Auditoria designed to stringent L-Acoustics specifications. Two versions of the packages are available: a frontal system that delivers the resolution required for optimized source […]

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DiGiCo Releases Two New Networked Audio Racks at ISE 2020

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DiGiCo has announced two new I/O racks — the A164D Wall LCD and A168D Stage — for its 4REA4 processing engine for networked audio in installations at this year’s ISE show in Amsterdam. Both racks bring all the connectivity of the original A164 Wall LCD and A168 Stage, but with the additional advantage of Dante […]

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Alcons Audio’s CRMS-SRHV Passive Loudspeaker to Officially Launch at ISE 2020

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The CRMS-SRHV from Alcons Audio is a two-way, passive-filtered loudspeaker, designed to meet all requirements of current and future immersive surround sound formats. Featuring the patented Alcons pro-ribbon driver technology, the CRMS-SRHV combines a benchmark-setting clarity and intelligibility with an unusually high dynamic range, offering a very realistic sound reproduction. Due to the “compressionless” principle […]

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Sonifex to Feature DIO Audiophile Dante Interfaces at ISE 2020

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Sonifex’s new DIO Audiophile Dante Interfaces are plug and play audio interfaces, which provide a convenient method of connecting legacy analog and digital audio equipment to the Dante AoIP audio network. There are nine products in the range which cover mono and stereo analog and AES3 inputs and outputs, together with a microphone amplifier and […]

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Sony Launches a New Set of High-grade Monitors At ISE 2020

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Sony will launch a new set of high-grade picture monitors from its TRIMASTER range at the ISE 2020 Show. The PVM-X2400 (24’’) and the PVM-X1800 (18.4’’) monitors provide high picture quality and accurate color reproduction due to Sony’s specified and dedicated panels, which offer a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels and a brightness of all-white luminance […]

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Extron Introduces XMP 240 Expansion Matrix Processor

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Extron just introduced the XMP 240 Expansion Matrix Processor, featuring an extensive mix matrix with 24 channels of AEC and 48×48 Dante connectivity in only a half-rack space. The XMP 240 can also be used standalone for matrix processing in an all network audio system. When connected to a DMP Plus Series processor via Dante […]

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Sonifex Releases Three New Multi-Channel Dante Audio Interfaces

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Sonifex has released three multi-channel Dante audio interfaces that convert balanced analog audio line inputs and outputs to Dante AoIP. The range consists of three products: AVN-AIO4, AVN-AIO8 and the AVN-AO16. The AVN-AIO4 four-input, four-output Dante interface provides four analog audio inputs and four analog audio outputs on Neutrik XLR connectors. Similarly, the AVN-AIO8 eight-input, […]

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Ashly Audio Adds AW Series On-Wall Speakers, IS Series Dual-Impedence Column Speakers

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Ashly Audio is expanding its product line with two new speaker lines. The new AW Series On-Wall Speakers and IS Series Dual-Impedance Column Speakers, as well as the existing SP Subwoofer will be on display at stand 3-C100 at ISE 2020. Ashly Audio’s AW Series speakers provide on-wall speaker solutions for installations where intelligibility of both speech […]

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Barco Expands LED Portfolio at ISE 2020

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Barco is expanding its LED portfolio. Last year, Barco claimed a renewed focus in high-res LED technology with the launch of the premium XT series and the announcement of its strategic partnership with Chinese LED manufacturer Unilumin. Today the company is introducing an extended offering with five new models addressing a variety of indoor LED […]

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Audinate Ships Dante AV Product Design Suite in Q1 2020

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Audinate today announced that the new Dante AV Product Design Suite (“Dante AV PDS”) will be shipping in Q1 2020 to manufacturers who have ordered it to develop AV-over-IP products that employ Dante AV technology. The Dante AV Product Design Suite is a complete turnkey recipe allowing OEMs to build a high-quality AV over IP endpoint […]

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Kramer Debuts KDS-10 H.264/H.265 Transceiver for Streaming Video Content

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Kramer just debuted the KDS-10 H.264/H.265 4K60 (4:4:4) transceiver that includes Picture-in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture display for streaming video content. The KDS-10 is equipped with H.265 high-efficiency video coding (HEVC), which uses approximately 50% less bandwidth than H.264. This video compression standard enables AV professionals to deliver 4K streaming over IP more efficiently and reliably. It […]

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Epiphan Video Launches LiveScrypt at ISE 2020

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At ISE, Epiphan Video will be launching something it’s calling LiveScrypt, a live, real-time transcription solution for video. LiveScrypt is an AI-based speech-to-text transcription solution that enables everyone to engage with live events as they happen — regardless of any hearing impediment, native language or distraction. LiveScrypt combines dedicated hardware with an AI-driven transcription service […]

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Extron Introduces ShareLink Pro 500 Wired and Wireless Presentation Gateway

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Extron just announced the ShareLink Pro 500 Wired and Wireless Presentation Gateway for wireless collaboration and sharing. It features advanced technology that supports simultaneous display of up to four devices, including an HDMI-connected device (meaning, it has an HDMI input that can be switched through it, too). The HDMI input supports wired devices, such as […]

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Audio-Technica Expands 3000 Series Wireless Systems

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Audio-Technica announced the expansion of its acclaimed 3000 Series Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems with the addition of a network port, which now allows network control and monitoring along with the same features as standard 3000 Series components. Expanding on the functionality of the standard 3000 Series Wireless System, the new network control and […]

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Marshall Electronics to Debut Three IP Cameras At ISE 2020

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Marshall Electronics will debut three new IP cameras, the CV630-IP PTZ camera, the CV420-30X-IP camera and the CV355-30X-IP camera at ISE 2020 (stand 11-D150). The CV630-IP PTZ Camera is 4K Ultra HD output at 30fps and 1080p output at 60fps; the CV420-30X-IP is 4K (3840x2160p) resolution at 60fps through simultaneous HDMI and IP streams; and […]

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Listen Technologies Expands Offering With Listen Audio Guide System Solution

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Listen Technologies is expanding its offering in the tour space with the Listen Audio Guide System, a self-guided tour solution. Listen Audio Guides are the result of Listen Technologies’ recent acquisition of AudioConexus and its GPS commentary products, audio guides and tour guide systems. Listen Audio Guides eliminate the challenges tour participants face when they […]

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LG Business Solutions Intros XS4F Series of Window-Facing Displays

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LG Business Solutions has introduced a new series of 4,000-nit high-brightness displays specifically designed for visibility in window-facing installations. Featuring a thin profile, slim bezels and smart brightness control with ambient light detection and technology that allows visibility through polarized sunglasses, the LG XS4F series of 1080p displays deliver superior performance in bright and sun-lit […]

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Sonifex to Debut 3G/HD/SD-SDI to Dante Embedder

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At ISE 2020, Sonifex will debut the AVN-DIO10, a 3G/HD/SD-SDI to Dante Embedder/De-Embedder in a single product solution. This is an AV interface that provides conversions of 3G/HD/SD-SDI to the Dante AoIP audio network. The AVN-DIO10 takes any SDI feed, de-embeds the 16 audio channels and places them on channels 1 to 16 of the […]

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AVI-SPL and Whitlock to Merge into One Giant Global AV Integrator

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AVI-SPL and Whitlock have jointly announced an intention to merge (technically, it’s a “definitive agreement to merge”) — both will be held by portfolio company, Marlin Equity Partners (a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management). As you likely know, this means the second-largest AV integration firm is merging with the third-largest — jointly creating […]

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Waves Audio Announces X9 With More Processing Power

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Waves Audio announces X9 versions with more processing power for three SoundGrid DSP Servers. With X9, users now get more processing power for the same price; these three units have been updated with 9th-generation Intel Core CPU, for processing audio through hundreds of plugins at ultra-low latency. Waves immediately starts shipping Intel 9th-generation processors with […]

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Matrox Announces D-Series Multi-Display Graphics Cards

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Matrox announced the D-Series, a new family of multi-display graphics cards designed to power video walls in commercial and critical 24/7 environments. These new single-slot graphics cards drive up to four 4K@60Hz displays. They can be combined to output up to 16 4K monitors for high-density video walls in control rooms, enterprises, industries, government, military, […]

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Extron Introduces HAE 100 4K Plus Audio Embedder, De-Embedder

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Extron introduced the HAE 100 4K Plus audio de-embedder and HAI 100 4K Plus audio embedder. The HAE 100 4K Plus extracts audio from a 4K HDMI source. It provides outputs for stereo and dual-mono analog audio signals, as well as digital audio multi-channel or two-channel formats. The HAI 100 4K Plus embeds two-channel analog […]

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InfoComm 2020 Will Introduce the Live Events Experience (LEX) to the Show

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InfoComm 2020, the largest ProAV show in North America, returns to Las Vegas on June 13-19, 2020, and will introduce the Live Events Experience (LEX). This new show feature will present a breadth of AV technology in live events through performances. It will provide behind-the-scenes access to an interactive tech playground for attendees to test […]

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