Barco Projection and Igelkott Studios Create Next-Generation Car Scene Solution

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In 2019, Eric Hasso from Igelkott Studios, a company specializing in car scene productions, and Vello Hermann, Barco projection specialist at Projection Pro Image, joined forces to create next-generation digital car scene solutions. They believed it was time to complement the traditional trailing solutions with new technologies and techniques. For the first time, it’s possible […]

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Pan Acoustics Releases P SW-112 Compact Subwoofer

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Pan Acoustics just added the P SW-112 compact subwoofer to its lineup. The 12” HQ woofer chassis made of birch plywood can drive up to 3600 watts (peak) power and 131 dB (peak) output levels. Ergonomic handles as well as a M20 pole mount for attaching a distance rod makes the design for both installs and rentals. The subwoofer is […]

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Portrait Displays Releases Calman 2021, Adds New Aurora Color Engine

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Portrait Displays announced this week the release of Calman 2021 with the introduction of the brand-new Aurora Color Engine. Calman 2021 offers the Aurora Color Engine, which the company say has been built from the ground-up by implementing the latest in color science research. It uses next-generation Unity Grayscale technology for 3D neutral spline bypass […]

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Barco Intros Next Generation of OverView LCD View Wall Displays

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Barco just announced the next generation of its OverView range LCD video walls. The new OverView LVD-5521C and OverView KVD-5521C evolve the existing Overview LCD range and can now be remotely monitored and controlled and support 4K streaming content. These new features make this series even more suitable for a wider range of applications, including control rooms, broadcast studios, corporate lobbies, experience centers and […]

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ViewSonic Intros Pre-Assembled Kit Solution for All-in-One dvLED Displays

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ViewSonic Corp just launched a pre-assembled solution kit (with a movable flight case) for its All-in-One Direct View 108” and 135” LED Displays. ViewSonic’s All-in-One Direct View LED Display integrates the display, image stitching, power supply and control systems into one device. Its design includes a 35 mm ultra-slim ID and 10mm edges comes in […]

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Epson Intros Three New EX-Series Business Projectors

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Epson today introduced three new business projectors – the EX5280, Pro EX7280 and EX9230. The 4000 lumen Pro EX7280 is native WXGA (1200×768), the 3500-lumen EX9230 is 1920×1080 and the 3800-lumen EX5280 is native XGA (1024×768) and are all designed for portable or fixed office applications. From home offices to video conference rooms, these compact […]

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TASCAM Enters Massively Overcrowded Shotgun Mic Market

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It seems as though microphone companies think no one will ever want to touch a mic again as the new TM-200SG shotgun microphone, from TASCAM, is yet another addition to its expanding line of microphones. The new TM-200SG is aimed at DIY videographers. The microphone incorporates a built-in low-cut filter for environmental noise reduction, claiming […]

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Atomos Adds New Product to Ninja Lineup

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Atomos has added a new product to the Ninja lineup — the Ninja V. Ninja V supports ProRes RAW across a variety of cameras alongside other features like a 5” 1,000-nit brightness HDR screen and 4Kp120 ProRes RAW recording. In addition, the Ninja V can view ProRes RAW images in HDR in a choice of […]

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Panasonic Upgrades KAIROS Live Production and Esports Platform

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Panasonic has announced new upgrades to KAIROS, its live production and esports platform, including a more powerful mainframe option (doubling the processing capacity), twice the total available layers/keys, 4K inputs/outputs and increased video and still image recording capacity. Panasonic says the new KAIROS Core 1000 (AT-KC1000) mainframe option offers a higher-performance CPU and GPU thereby […]

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Luxul Intros Three New L2/L3 Gigabit Switches

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Luxul introduced three new additions to its portfolio of managed L2/L3 Gigabit switches: the 48 PoE+ SW-510-48P-F; 24 PoE+ SW-610-24P-R; and 48 PoE+ SW-610-48P-F. Designed for large residential and commercial networks, the units are packed with features for simple network expansion and management, while offering switching capacities of 104Gbps, 128Gbps and 176Gbps, respectively. To accommodate […]

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Prolights Debuts Astra Wash Series Moving-Wash Lights

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Prolights debuted its new Astra Wash series of two new moving washes, the 7Pix and 19Pix. The new fixtures contain 7 and 19 x 40-watt LED emitters, made by Osram, with additive RGBW color mixing. The Astra Wash7Pix can output 4,000 lumens and the Astra Wash19Pix 10,000 lumens, considerably brighter than their predecessors, and the […]

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Tripleplay Releases Low-Latency Encoder for Streaming Live Events

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Tripleplay released a new low-latency 3R-LH2 encoder for streaming live events. Tripleplay’s new Encoder ensures the time delay between video input and IPTV stream output is as low as possible, delivering sub-frame latency at 1080p60. When used in combination with the optimized Tripleplay PLAY3R-SP1 player, a glass-to-glass latency as low as 100 ms can be […]

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Williams AV Announces Convey Video for Language Translation, Open Captioning and More

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Williams AV announced Convey Video — literally, real-time language translation, open captioning, and archiving system for the ProAV industry. Powered by Google’s artificial intelligence platform, Convey Video eliminates the barriers of language with real-time translation and has the ability to transcribe up to 27 languages and 70+ dialects with up to 94% accuracy. In addition […]

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Lectrosonics Intros DBSM Single Battery and DBSMD Dual-Battery Body-Pack Transmitters

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Lectrosonics introduced the two newest members of the digital wireless microphone system family, the DBSM single battery and DBSMD dual-battery body-pack transmitters. The new units are compatible with the DSQD digital receiver, DCHR digital portable receiver and DCR822 compact dual-channel digital receiver and feature a tuning range covering both the A1 and B1 bands from […]

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Prolights Launches Flagship Astra Beam260IP Beam Light

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Prolights just launched a new flagship Astra Beam260IP, an IP-rated moving beam light. According to Prolights, the Astra Beam260IP is sharper, brighter and more resistant to the elements than any fixture in its class, and yet more compact and lightweight. The Astra Beam260IP includes a new lamp, made by OSRAM. Prolights says the Sirius HRI […]

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ARX Debuts Ultra deBalancer

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ARX just debuted the Ultra deBalancer, a two-channel audio de-balancer and switchable +4dB or -10dB Level Optimizer, specifically designed to handle the critical task of converting Pro Audio balanced outputs to unbalanced signals. With so many different consumer products in today’s “BYOD” environment, you need to be prepared with the right equipment on hand to […]

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Here’s the World’s First Non-Socially Distanced Concert, Thanks to L-Acoustics

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“Haere Mai Wellington, welcome to the biggest show on earth!” exclaimed Six60’s lead singer Matiu Walters to an exhilarated 32,000-strong audience at Wellington’s Sky Stadium. In fact, crowds at open-air venues welcomed the homegrown band on each of their six shows for their Six60 Saturday’s tour in early 2021. Throughout the tour, fans enjoyed the band’s electrifying […]

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PS Audio Now Shipping PerfectWave SACD Transport (PST)

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PS Audio is shipping its PerfectWave SACD Transport (PST), designed for disc playback from SACD, CD and other optical disc formats. The new PerfectWave SACD Transport is capable of playing stereo audio from most types of optical discs, including SACD, CD, CD-R, CD-RW and DVD-R*/-RW*/+R*/+RW*(*audio data file only). In addition, the PST will play the […]

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THX Ltd Debuts Portable Consumer DAC/Amplifier Solution

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THX Ltd debuted its first consumer electronics device, THX Onyx. THX Onyx offers higher performance than traditional DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) amplifiers by including THX AAA amplifier technology onboard. THX Onyx has both THX AAA and ESS Pro DAC chips inside, as well as MQA support, creating a portable DAC/Amplifier for powering wired headphones. THX Onyx […]

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Planar Releases MGP Series Fine-Pitch LED Displays

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Planar expanded its fine pitch LED display solutions with the release of the Planar MGP Series. With the new Planar MGP Series, Planar is trying to make fine pitch LED a closer alternative (cost-wise) to projection or tiled LCD environments including retail settings, classrooms, lecture halls and houses of worship, as well as digital signage […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Upgrades E Series Stand-Alone Large Format Displays

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced its upgraded E Series stand-alone large format displays. Designed with corporate, education and indoor digital signage applications in mind, the improved E Series is native 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160) resolution with a slim bezel design, giving users the opportunity to share content, whether in small information installations or built-in […]

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Absen Launches MR Series LED Screens Aimed at Rental and Staging

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Absen has announced the launch of a new LED solution to the North America market, the MR series, aimed at the rental and staging market as well as the virtual studio market. Available in the 4.8 millimeters, the MR series is a high-impact floor display for interactive rental and staging applications including concerts, trade shows […]

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Atomos Updates AtomOS 10.63 for Ninja V

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Atomos just released Apple ProRes RAW recording from the LUMIX BGH1 with the latest firmware update AtomOS 10.63 for the Ninja V. When combined with the Ninja V the LUMIX BGH1 Box camera is now capable of recording 4K DCI ProRes RAW. Panasonic LUMIX BGH1 is the new Cinema 4K Box style camera recently released, […]

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Dynacord Intros MXE5 24 x 24 Matrix for IP-Based Peripherals With Dante and AES70-Compliant Control

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Dynacord’s MXE5 is a 24×24 matrix/communications hub for IP-based peripherals integrated with Dante and AES70-compliant control aimed at fixed installations in stadiums, sports venues, convention, conference and event centers, churches and larger educational facilities. Dynacord just improved the MXE5’s DSP configuration by adding the SONICUE sound system software for control. In addition, MXE5 now features […]

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Listen Technologies Announces ListenTALK 2.0, Expanding Possibilities for Multi-Language Interpretation

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Listen Technologies Corporation has announced ListenTALK 2.0, adding functionality to overcome the challenges that distance, background noise, hearing loss and face coverings pose to communications. The new functionality makes it easier for interpreters using ListenTALK to listen to audio in one language and speak the words in another language without having to carry additional equipment. […]

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Sony Intros XVS-G1 Entry-Level Live Production Switcher with 4K

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The newest addition to Sony’s switcher family, the XVS-G1, is an entry-level compact live production switcher that includes a new video processing engine, 4K and 1080p support with a modern design. Optimized for live production needs including news, entertainment, sports as well as houses of worship, corporations and educational institutions, the XVS-G1 system is intended […]

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Extron Announces Availability of the SSP 200 Surround Sound Processor

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Extron announced the availability of the SSP 200 Surround Sound Processor designed for pro AV applications in corporate and commercial environments. This new processor automatically decodes Dolby and DTS formats from HDMI sources to discrete audio outputs. Providing up to ten built-in outputs, plus additional outputs via an EXP port, the SSP 200 provides the […]

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Resources for Becoming Your Best AV Self

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By Tom Kehr Almo Pro A/V During the spring E4v, I was asked about my resources. For me, that’s an almost overwhelming question. Yes, I’m a bit of a bookhound, but there are also people, organizations, websites and papers that I’ve found invaluable over the years. Like many of you, I tripped into this whole […]

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ANC to Become Exclusive North American Distributor, Integrator and Servicer for digiLED

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ANC and digiLED today announced the formation of a strategic partnership that makes ANC the exclusive North American distributor, integrator and service partner for digiLED’s LED products, including the company’s custom flexible LED, ultra-thin line of products and other experiential LED solutions. The partnership will combine the robust manufacturing capabilities of digiLED with ANC’s nation-wide service arm […]

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A Fully Virtual Regional HOW Event

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As you may recall from previous columns, I serve on the overall planning committee for a regional faith-based event in North Carolina. Pilgrimage, a large-scale event for United Methodist youth and their adult leaders, traditionally takes place in person during the second weekend in November each year. As you can imagine, that was not the […]

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Studio Technologies Enhances Model 5422A Dante Intercom Audio Engine

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Studio Technologies announces the enhanced Model 5422A Dante Intercom Audio Engine. Like the original Model 5422, the new design is a cost-effective solution for creating party-line (PL) intercom circuits when used with Dante-compatible products. The “A” version offers a sophisticated Auto Mix function for enhanced party-line and audio mixing applications. The unit also includes expanded […]

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Squirrels Releases Reflector 4 Screen-Mirroring and Media Streaming Receiver App

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Squirrels released Reflector 4, a screen mirroring and media streaming receiver application for Mac and Windows that wirelessly receives content from AirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast devices. Reflector 4 is the first new iteration of the software receiver Reflector 3. Key improvements include better performance, new device frames for customizable content-sharing and a redesigned app […]

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