ALMA to Move AISE2019 Show to Co-Locate with InfoComm 2019

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ALMA International (Association of Loudspeaker Manufacturing and Acoustics), owner of AISE (ALMA International Symposium & Expo), has entered into a co-location agreement with AVIXA (the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association), owner of InfoComm. The two organizations offer content for the audio industry, but in complimentary ways that will benefit participants who take advantage of the […]

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Extron Debuts 18G, 4K/60 Seamless Switcher and Scaler

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Extron just announced the ISS 608, an eight-input seamless switcher for the presentation and scaling of DisplayPort and HDMI content at resolutions up to 4K/60 @ 4:4:4 at a maximum data rate of 18 Gbps. Features include Extron Vector 4K scaling technology and multiple transition effects, as well as logo insertion, video keying and PIP […]

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Samsung Intros 8K Digital Signage, New Version of The Wall and Multi-Link LED HDR at ISE 2019

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Samsung Electronics just added 8K to the digital signage market by launching the first signage products featuring 8K QLED 8K at ISE 2019. In addition to the QLED 8K Signage, Samsung also showed The Wall 2019 and Multi-Link LED HDR technology for signage. Samsung will present the new 82” QLED 8K Signage, which combines extremely […]

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TASCAM Demos New Dante Compact Processor

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TASCAM’s new Dante Compact Processor series comprises seven half-rack Dante audio converters featuring on-board digital matrix mixers with signal processing. Designed for a wide variety of public facilities, broadcast applications, recording and post production studios, sound-reinforcement systems, corporate boardrooms, these Dante-enabled input/output endpoints deliver up to 24-bit, 96 kHz audio conversion. Dante Compact Processors can […]

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Sonic Foundry Demos Latest Release of Mediasite at ISE 2019

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Sonic Foundry today announced the latest innovations to its Mediasite Video Platform. Updates include enhanced collaborative video capture solutions, real-time video monitoring and DVR capabilities, a caption editor and easily accessible video for any training room, huddle room or classroom. The features include: Comprehensive video and web conference capture with Mediasite Join. Live streaming capabilities, […]

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New TASCAM MX-8A Matrix Mixer Is Aimed at MultiZone Installs

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With eight mic/line inputs, eight line outputs, integrated DSP for audio optimization and a built-in, 2×2 audio interface, TASCAM’s new MX-8A matrix mixer is excellent choice for small to medium-sized installs in applications such as stores, restaurants and banquet rooms. Combine up to ten sources (eight mic/line input channels and two USB audio interface returns) […]

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Canon Debuts Native 4K Projector

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Canon Europe today announced a new 4K laser projector, the XEED 4K5020Z, which is a compact 4K LCoS laser projector. The new projector allows for installation in any 360-degree orientation and uses a spigot lens fitting. It’s compatible with seven interchangeable Canon lenses, including the new RS-SL07RST 4K lens. It features a 1.76x motorized zoom […]

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Roland V-600UHD Multi-Format Video Switcher Includes 4K

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Roland Professional A/V is introducing the V-600UHD Multi-Format Video Switcher, adding 4K (10-bit Color Depth, 260Hz 4:4:4) and scaling all inputs from 1080p to 4K. The V-600UHD includes High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology, supports BT.2020, the highest-specification Wide Color Gamut (WCG) as well as the RGB and BT.709 standards. The V-600UHD’s four HDMI 2.0 and […]

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Epson Debuts Pro L Interchangeable-Lens Laser Projectors at ISE 2019, Including 30K Lumens Version

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Epson today announced a new range of compact, interchangeable-lens Pro L laser projectors. In addition, Epson is introducing new 9,000 and 30,000 lumen laser projectors. Epson’s new projectors will be on display at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam from Feb. 5-8 at Epson’s booth, #1-H90. The new range of Pro L projectors are Epson’s most compact, […]

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Upstage Video Launches V-BRIX- High-End Modular Video System for Rental and Staging

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Upstage Video just introduced a new LED screen solution called V-BRIX. V-BRIX is an indoor modular LED video system for corporate staging, exhibits, retail, house of worship, sports and live event environments. The product combines a contemporary modular framing system with a 2.5-millimeter LED video panel to create an LED video system with a refined, […]

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Sony Intros Three New Laser Projectors in the VPL-FHZ75 and VPL-FHZ70

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Sony just launched two new installation projectors in the VPL-FHZ75 and VPL-FHZ70, both aimed at schools, corporations, churches, museums and entertainment installations. With a native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, the 3LCD projectors are specified at 6,500 lumens and 5,500 lumens, respectively, and use a newly-developed 0.76-inch LCD panel. Both models come with an ‘intelligent setting’ feature […]

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ZyPer4K Silent Decoder Makes ISE Debut in Amsterdam

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The newest addition to the ZeeVee product family of ZyPer4K AVoIP decoders and encoders – the ZyPer4K Silent Decoder – makes its ISE debut in Amsterdam this year. The ZyPer4K Silent decoder has an innovative fanless design that reduces noise in locations where the hum of a fan is problematic. In addition, it eliminates a […]

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Biamp Intros New Amplifiers

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Biamp introduces the first enterprise-ready rack-mounted amplifiers with 100 percent asymmetric power distribution at ISE 2019 in Stand 3-B120. Designed for sound reinforcement, the new amplifiers are offered in two models: Tesira 1200.1 — four-channel, 1200-watt amplifier, single asymmetric bank Tesira 1200.2 — four-channel, 2400-watt amplifier, dual asymmetric banks The only true single-cable amplifier solution, […]

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Canon Intros LX-4K3500Z 4K Laser Projector with 40,000 Lumens

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Canon Europe today announced the launch of the LX-4K3500Z, its first large venue 4K projector. This DLP-based 4K laser projector is compatible with a new set of Canon-branded lenses (capable of projecting from 2m-176m) an it’s aimed at the rental and staging market and high-end install markets. The LX-4K3500Z includes 10-bit color processing that hits […]

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Leyard To Showcase Latest Display Technologies at ISE 2019

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Today, Leyard announced an array of display technologies it will showcase at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 this week in Amsterdam. This marks the first time Leyard and its companies, Planar, eyevis and Teracue, are attending ISE together, demonstrating its comprehensive portfolio of LED, LCD, rear projection and image processing solutions. Leyard will launch its […]

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Wisycom Releases MRK980 Ultra-Wideband True Diversity Receiver

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Wisycom is introducing its MRK980 Ultra-Wideband True Diversity Receiver for the music, install and broadcast industries. The two-channel receiver features a 1090MHz of switching bandwidth covering VHF, UHF and 900MHz bands in one rack mount receiver. This opens up many additional RF possibilities for touring companies, broadcast studios and performance venues that are challenged by […]

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Clear-Com Ships V-Series IRIS Panels with AES67 Audio-over-IP

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The new Clear-Com V-Series Iris Panels, which provide Eclipse HX users with low latency Audio-over-IP (AoIP) using AES67, are now shipping. The V-Series Iris panel can monitor and send communications over three concurrent AES67-compliant uncompressed audio IP streams, enabling systems to deliver high quality, uncompressed audio from intercom user to user with significantly reduced latency. […]

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Jupiter by InFocus Intros Catalyst XL Display Wall Processor

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Jupiter by InFocus just debuted a new flagship Catalyst XL display wall processor featuring a 4K and 8K capture board technology and real-time document and video annotation capability. Catalyst XL is designed for 24/7 control operations. The processor can power up to 48 displays and a maximum of 156 4K IP and direct inputs. The […]

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Philips Enters the LED Market, Adds Android 7 to the D-Line and Intros New Interactive Touch Models

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Philips Professional Display Solutions (Philips PDS) will unveil a host of new display models at ISE 2019. In addition to new LCD displays launched at ISE 2019 in stand 10-K170, Philips will officially enter the LED market. Following the debut of a 110″ prototype LED display at ISE 2018, Philips PDS is launching six new […]

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Christie Debuts New MicroTiles LED

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Nearly a decade after the launch of the original Christie MicroTiles (rear-screen DLP cubes), Christie has launched a new LED version called, appropriately, the MicroTiles LED. Marketed to be smaller, brighter and more flexible than the first-generation, Christie MicroTiles LED makes its global debut at ISE 2019 this week in Amsterdam. Delivering P3 color space […]

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Matrox Expands Video Wall Portfolio, Adds New SDI and DisplayPort Capture Card Options

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Matrox Graphics announces an expansion to its capture card and video wall portfolio. The Matrox Mura IPX 12G-SDI capture and IP encode/decode cards are the product range’s set of SDI cards, while the Matrox Mura IPX 4K DisplayPort capture and IP decode cards extend the DisplayPort-based offering. The new Mura IPX capture cards now allow […]

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TASCAM Enters Video Streaming Market and Debuts Audio Matrix Switchers

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At ISE 2019, TASCAM will showcase a new range of AV products for system integrators and installers on its booth 14-C120. Aimed at education, corporate/industrial users and governmental institutions, these fully AV enabled solutions offer solid, ultra-reliable workhorse platforms similar to the professional products that TASCAM is known for manufacturing. Beyond these new solutions, Tascam […]

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The Golden Year

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Although you are reading this in February 2019, it was written in December of 2018 due to the weird schedules needed for online publishing. December of 2018 was a personally momentous month because it represented a major milestone — my 50th year as a member of the Audio Engineering Society and the professional audio community […]

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Barco to Debut Four New UDX Projectors Aimed at Live Events

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Without providing much in the way of details, Barco has told us that it’s planning to launch four more native 4K UDX projectors, two 26K lumen and two 40K lumen units, to complete its offering of live events projection. With its 40,000 lumens, Barco says the UDX-40K is now the brightest projector under 100 kilograms […]

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SDVoE Alliance and IDK Announce a New Class of Product Linking Dante Audio Networking Technology with the SDVoE Ecosystem

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The SDVoE Alliance and IDK Corporation today announced a new class of product that for the first time links Dante audio networking technology with the SDVoE ecosystem. IDK’s new IP-NINJAR/Dante Audio Bridge (model: NJR-AB08DAN) transcodes audio signals directly between the SDVoE and Dante protocol environments. Audio signal transport is enabled from NJR transmitters to Dante […]

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Sony Launches AI-Based Video Analytics Solution

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Sony today announced its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Edge Analytics solution, the REA-C1000, which allows users to create video content in real time, without the need for specialized training, additional staff or equipment. The REA-C1000 uses AI-based video analytics technology to analyze the input it receives from connected cameras and automatically extracts the object […]

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AV Stumpfl to Debut New Version of PIXERA Version and New Projection Screen Systems at ISE 2019

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AV Stumpfl will show its latest projection screen products and version 1.0 of the company’s next-generation media server system PIXERA at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam. PIXERA is a 64-bit system for real-time media processing, compositing and management, built around the key theme of usability. Users can gradually discover the options and features and can smoothly […]

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Absen to Debut Fine Pixel Generation of Solutions at ISE 2019

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As part of its Fine Pixel Generation solution campaign, Absen will showcase three new narrow pixel pitch (NPP) product series at next week’s ISE (Amsterdam RAI, 5-8 February 2019) on booth 12-C60. Featuring the company’s Integrated Matrix Device (IMD) and Common Cathode (CC) technologies, the new Aries Series (AX 1.5mm) and CR Series (CR 0.9mm) […]

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Digital Projection’s ISE 2019 Plans Include a 35K Lumen 8K Projector and More LEDs

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At ISE 2019 in Amsterdam, Digital Projection says it will have an even brighter 8K (7680×4320) resolution projector than last year’s — in fact, in 2018, they were the only company with an 8K native projector in their booth. In addition, DPI will demo what they are calling the world’s first native 4K Ultra High […]

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Bose Professional Intros ArenaMatch Loudspeakers for Outdoor Installations

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Bose Professional is introducing ArenaMatch DeltaQ array loudspeakers and ArenaMatch Utility loudspeakers for outdoor installations. ArenaMatch arrays incorporate DeltaQ technology, to bring improved sound quality, consistency, vocal clarity and flexibility to outdoor installations — sports stadiums, arenas, outdoor entertainment centers and more. Featuring an IP55 weather rating, ArenaMatch DeltaQ modules make it easy to create […]

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