NST Audio Launching New 16-In/16-Out Audio Installation Processor at ISE 2020

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NST Audio will launch its new VMO16 16-in/16-out audio installation processor at Integrated Systems Europe 2020 in Amsterdam on Feb. 11. Designed using NST second-generation DSP designs, the VMO16 brings no-compromise audio performance and system control to Dante networked audio installations. The VMO16 provides a total of 16 discrete inputs and a full 16×16 matrix, […]

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Atomos Partners With Roland to Make Recording and Monitoring an HD Live-Switched Multicamera Shoot Possible

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Today, Atomos announced a new technical collaboration that makes recording and monitoring an HD live-switched multicamera shoot on Roland video possible. When recording a feed on an Atomos monitor-recorder from the new Roland V-8HD HD Video Switcher you can now trigger recording directly from the switcher. The Roland V-8HD is the smart eight-input, all HDMI […]

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Magewell Debuts 1080p Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI H.265 Streamer

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Magewell today announced a new Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI multi-protocol, SRT-compatible streaming media decoder — and it will make its debut in Hall 8-G475 at ISE 2020 exhibition in Amsterdam next month. While earlier Pro Convert models convert AV signals to and from NewTek’s NDI(r) AV-over-IP technology, the new Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI […]

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Williams AV Launches Digi-Wave 400 Digital Intercom and Tour Guide System

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Williams AV just launched the next generation Digi-Wave Series of digital intercom and tour guide communication systems, the Digi-Wave 400 with the new OLED display. The Digi-Wave 400 Series expands on the success of the previous generation 300 Series by adding a new intuitive user-interface, upgraded charging dock with an easy in-and-out feature, and a […]

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Esports: Mom Lied When She Said I’d Never Make Money Playing Halo

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By: Morgan Alley Account Manager, Almo Professional A/V We millennials sure love to ruin everything, don’t we? First, we came in with participation trophies, we moved on to tank the economy and now we have come for sports! *Queue diabolical laughter* According to this Reuter’s article, global esports revenues will rise above one billion dollars by […]

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Vivitek Introduces the NovoDisplay

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Vivitek has announced NovoDisplay, an all-in-one flat screen solution — a collaboration board with built-in wireless connectivity via the NovoConnect ecosystem. NovoDisplay integrates three key functions — 4K-UHD display, wireless collaboration capabilities and digital signage — to create one collaboration board. Designed for huddle rooms and offices, NovoDisplay provides a seamless gateway to effortless wireless […]

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VuWall will Debut ControlVu Touch Panel, VuScape Video Wall Controller at ISE 2020

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VuWall will debut its new ControlVu touch panel for a multi-video wall management platform and new VuScape video wall controllers with KVM support at ISE 2020. The company will also show its video wall solutions that allow operators and managers to “control what they see” on its ISE stand (15-K250) in Amsterdam next month. The […]

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Extron Introduces XTP CP 4i 12G‑SDI Board

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Extron just introduced the XTP CP 4i 12G‑SDI board that enables 12G-SDI connectivity within XTP systems. It supports multi-rate SDI digital video signal data rates up to 11.88 Gbps and passes HDR, embedded audio, along with other ancillary data allowed by the SMPTE and ITU specifications. Incoming signals are automatically equalized to provide optimal signal […]

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Pliant Technologies Will Feature MicroCom M and MicroCom XR at ISE 2020

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Pliant Technologies will feature its latest digital wireless intercom systems, MicroCom M and MicroCom XR, at ISE 2020 (Stand 7-V229). The newly released MicroCom systems offer an intercom solution where solid wireless performance is required. Available in 2.4 GHz and 900 MHz (where legal), MicroCom M and MicroCom XR provide full-duplex, multi-user intercom for applications […]

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Optoma Intros 8500-Lumen ProScene ZU860 Large Venue Projector

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Optoma introduced this week one of its brightest projectors, the new Optoma ProScene ZU860. Featuring 8,500 lumens of brightness and a DuraCore laser light source, the Optoma ProScene ZU860 is the company’s first WUXGA projector with an interchangeable lens that supports 4K inputs. It’s designed to light up museums, large meeting rooms, auditoriums, houses of […]

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PreSonus Releases New ioStation 24c Audio Interface and Production Controller

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The new PreSonus ioStation 24c audio interface and production controller delivers the tools needed for both audio recording and DAW control in a compact, ergonomic desktop design that will fit into any home studio. The new interface/controller combines the recording capabilities of the Studio Series USB-C 24-bit, 192 kHz audio interfaces with the functionality of […]

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Audio-Technica to Expand 3000 Series of True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems

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Audio-Technica has announced the expansion of its 3000 Series Frequency-Agile True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems with the addition of a network port, which now allows network control and monitoring. Expanding on the functionality of the standard 3000 Series Wireless System, the new network control and monitoring option is unique for a wireless system in this […]

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Absen’s ISE 2020 Plans

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Absen will return to the RAI in Amsterdam for ISE 2020 (12-C50) to debut its newest MiniLED products for both the fixed installation and rental markets next month. Absen’s MiniLED is ultra-fine pixel pitch LED panels, incorporating four-in-one pixel configuration (IMD) and common cathode technology; mini-LED claim 2.5x stronger than standard SMD (surface mount) LED […]

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L-Acoustics Launches Kara II Modular Line Source, Adds Panflex

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L-Acoustics launched a new Kara II modular line source, adding Panflex and giving Kara four-in-one directivity: one box covers any audience geometry. Kara II morphs to fit any design, offering coverage and SPL distribution with a focus in four different directivity patterns: 70° or 110° symmetrical and 90° asymmetrical, steering to either the left or […]

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L-Acoustics Reveals New Flyable Touring Rack

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L-Acoustics announced the new LA-RAK II AVB flyable touring rack Friday, offering twelve channels of amplification in a 9U frame. Contained within are three Milan-certified LA12X amplified controllers, two LS10 AVB switches and power and signal distribution panels that are internally prewired to offer plug-and-play, reliable and redundant networked audio. The presence of two LS10 […]

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Waves Audio Announces FIT Controller for eMotion LV1 Live Mixer

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Waves Audio has announced the Waves FIT Controller for the eMotion LV1 Live Mixer. FIT is a control surface that operation of the eMotion LV1 mixer to live sound engineers who prefer the tactile response of faders, knobs and buttons for console operations. Co-engineered by Waves and MIDI controller manufacturers MIDIPLUS, FIT is the ultimate […]

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Extron Releases FOX3 Series of Fiber Optic Extenders, Matrix Switchers

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Extron has announced the FOX3 Series family of fiber optic extenders and matrix switchers for end-to-end distribution of 4K video, audio, control, USB and 3D sync. This enterprise fiber platform supports HDMI 2.0 data rates up to 18 Gbps. It is HDCP 2.2 compliant for the secure transmission of uncompressed 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) video over two […]

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RME to Launch New 12Mic, AVB Tool and M-1610 Pro at ISE 2020

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RME will launch the new 12Mic, AVB Tool and M-1610 Pro at ISE 2020 next month. The three new audio networking products provide professionals with mic preamps, flexible conversion and recording solutions for AVB and MADI applications that ensure pristine audio. RME’s first microphone preamplifier designed for audio networks, the 12Mic 12-channel digitally controlled mic […]

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Electro-Voice Releases PXM-12MP Stage Monitor for Live Performances, Rental Companies

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The PXM-12MP marks Electro-Voice’s debut in the powered stage monitor market. Designed for live performances and rental companies, PXM-12MP is a rugged loudspeaker that’s acoustically optimized with a two-way stage wedge that features coaxially aligned 12-inch low-frequency and 1.75-inch high-frequency transducers. With a small footprint and a weight of 13.5 kilograms (29.8 pounds), it’s a […]

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Sennheiser to Launch “Link Density Mode” for Its Digital 6000 Wireless Microphone Series

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In the face of an ever-shrinking UHF spectrum available for the program-making and special events (PMSE) sector, Sennheiser is launching a “link density mode” for its Digital 6000 wireless microphone series. “Virtually everywhere the world over, production companies, theaters and touring artists and their engineers have lost more UHF spectrum than can be compensated for,” […]

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Mackie Enters Microphone Market, Intros EleMent Series

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Mackie has now entered into the microphone market introducing their new EleMent Series microphones. The EleMent Series consists of three models: the EM-89D live vocal dynamic, EM-91C large-diaphragm condenser and EM-USB USB condenser microphones. The EM-89D dynamic microphone features a cardioid polar pattern and is primarily designed for stage use but also works for a […]

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Extron DXP HD 4K PLUS Series of HDMI Matrix Switchers

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Extron just launched 16×8 and 16×16 models to the DXP HD 4K PLUS Series of HDMI matrix switchers. They support data rates up to 18 Gbps and video resolutions up to 4K/60 with 4:4:4 color sampling, HDR, Deep Color up to 12-bit, 3D, HD lossless audio formats and CEC. Extron technologies such as EDID Minder […]

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TASCAM Ships Model 12 Audio and Multimedia Production Switcher

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After a year of talking about it, TASCAM is finally shipping the Model 12 desktop-style audio and multimedia production switcher for live performances as well as podcasting and live streaming. The Model 12 has 10 inputs for microphones and instruments with channels one through six featuring combo XLR/1/4-inch inputs utilizing TASCAM’s Ultra-HDDA microphone preamplifiers with […]

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Christie Intros Crimson Series of 3DLP Laser Projectors

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The new Christie Crimson Series of 3DLP laser projectors are specified to deliver 31,500 ISO lumens for the same price as the Crimson 25 models with the same 60Hz processing and Christie BoldColor Technology in a compact, rugged package for rental, staging and fixed installation customers. These projectors offer the same Christie TruLife electronics and […]

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A Worthy New Year’s Resolution

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At the turn of every year, I often think of blogging about the big stories or products of the past year, or the promising products of the coming year. I have never written about my resolution for the new year, as they are often personal and not business- or AV-related. However, this year is different. […]

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The Importance of Language and Communication in Technical Industries (Particularly AV)

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For this article, I wanted to step away from AV and all that fun stuff and talk about a far bigger issue, which is communications. One thing that became very clear to me very quickly when I moved from being a long term “AV guy” to being an end user is that we have some […]

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AmpliVox Upgrades Digital Audio Partner Plus Wireless Portable PA System

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AmpliVox just upgraded its Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus wireless portable PA system, adding a 96-channel wireless receiver; it formerly had 16 channels. The SW925-96 includes a full range of features include: A 96-channel digital wireless receiver that operates in the UHF 514-544 megahertz frequency range. A 250-watt amplifier, delivering clear sound to up to […]

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Mackie Intros CR Series Multimedia Monitors

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Mackie is expanding its CR Series Multimedia Monitors, adding new models and a subwoofer to the line of compact nearfields. New to the CR Series is the CR3-X 3-inch, CR4-X 4-inch, and CR5-X 5-inch, as well as the Bluetooth-enabled CR3-XBT 3-inch, CR4-XBT 4-inch, CR5-XBT 5-inch, and CR8-XBT 8-inch models and finally, the CR8S-XBT Bluetooth-enabled Subwoofer. […]

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Alcons to Debut LR24 Pro-Ribbon Line-Array System at ISE

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The new Alcons LR24 pro-ribbon line-array system will be making its global debut at ISE. The LR24 is a three-way, bi-amped “mid-size” format line-array system with Alcons’ patented pro-ribbon technology for mid and high frequencies and the system features an unusually high dynamic range with a fast impulse response with up-to-90% less distortion. The all-natural […]

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Exploring Your Organizational DNA: Combining Inside and Outside Studies for Effective Results That Pay Real Dividends

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Understanding the complex relationships between the inside perceptions of your organization and its culture and the equally vital external perceptions of those same elements is the key to empowering long-term strategic growth and expansion. If you do not have a good reference for both aspects of this crucial data, it’s impossible to develop a plan […]

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Tripleplay Launches Multiview Multicast Streaming Feature for Its Digital Signage Product

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Tripleplay just launched a new six-way multiview multicast streaming feature for its TripleSign digital signage product ahead of ISE 2020. Six-way Multiview will be available as part of Tripleplay’s Caveman 3.0 software release and will allow end users to simultaneously stream up to six multicast videos on one single endpoint, a game-changer in video delivery […]

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DPA Microphones Adds Color Options to 6000 Series of Subminiature Mics to Better Match Skin Tones

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DPA Microphones is unveiling new color options for its 6000 series of Subminiature Microphones so that they can be more closely matched to the wearer’s skin tone and clothing. At ISE 2020 (Amptec Booth 7-V245), DPA will show its 6066 Subminiature Headset Microphone, in brown, black and beige, and its 6060 and 6061 Lavalier Microphones, […]

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