AVStumpfl Intros Desert Screen for Extreme Temperature Environments

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Basically a mobile projection screen married with a three-piece projector mount, the AVstumpfl Desert Screen is meant to be used in harsh environments. Using the Monoblox64 profile frame and projector arms for the installation of short throw projectors directly to the screen, it’s designed for edge-blending three projectors together on one screen. The Desert Screen […]

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BEHRINGER Ships X32 PRODUCER

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BEHRINGER is now shipping the new X32 PRODUCER, a rack-mountable console with 16 MIDAS-designed mic preamps, eight stereo FX engines and a 32×32 USB 2.0 audio interface. It can be controlled via computer, iPad or iPhone, or with the built-in LCD interface. The most compact of the X32 family of consoles, the X32 PRODUCER features […]

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Atomos Ships Spyder Color Calibration

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Atomos is now shipping the Spyder calibration tool. Developed in partnership with New Jersey-based Datacolor, the Atomos Spyder gives Samurai Blade one button color calibration normally only found on high end monitors. With Spyder, the Samurai Blade gains the ability to accurately calibrate to the SMPTE Rec 709 color space with a D65 white point […]

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Kramer Intros VP-460 Presentation Scaler/Switcher

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Kramer’s new VP-460 is a three-input and two-output switcher/scaler that outputs up to 2K resolution. The VP-460 supports HDMI and HDCP, as well as HDMI Deep Color. It also includes EDID management and an option for selectable power saving modes. Other features include picture-in-picture functions, luma-keying, picture zooming, RS232 and IR control. The VP-460 lists […]

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Meyer Sound Introduces Its Lightest Self-Powered Stage Monitor: the MJF-210

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Meyer Sound has expanded its on-stage solutions with the new self-powered MJF-210 — a so-called low-profile high-power stage monitor. The MJF-210 measures less than 14 inches high and weighs 67 pounds and provides the sonic and practical advantages of a self-powered system, including reliability, low distortion and ease of setup and configuration. With the amplifier […]

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Haivision Updates InStream Mobile for iOS and Android Live Video Streaming

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Havision has released the latest version of InStream Mobile, which brings iPad, iPhone and Android users live, high definition video streaming on their mobile devices. Supporting end-to-end latency of less than 500 milliseconds for 1080p60 video (when coupled with Haivision’s Makito X HD H.264 encoder), InStream Mobile is designed for live collaboration in mission critical […]

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Denon Ships DN-700R Network SD/USB Audio Recorder

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Denon is now shipping its new DN-700R network SD/USB audio recorder that records WAV and MP3 audio files to solid state media storage drives including SD/SDHC and USB. A network-based device, the DN-700R allows users to easily program the unit for scheduled events, record and play back material automatically, and designate locations for audio transfer […]

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Atlas Sound ControlKom 2.0 Used for 2013 NYC Marathon

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Atlas Sound announced this week that its ControlKom 2.0 software and paging relays were selected to run the on-site paging system at the 2013 New York City Marathon on Nov. 3rd, 2013. The New York City Marathon is one of the most prestigious marathon events in the world featuring a course that navigated all five […]

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Kramer Electronics and Calibre UK Partner

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Kramer Electronics and Calibre UK have announced a global joint sales, supply, development and business co-operation agreement. Basically, Calibre’s proAV and broadcast products will be marketed and sold by Kramer sometime by the end of this year. That includes Calibre’s scalers, video processing products, warping, geometry correction and edge-blending with models for fixed installation and […]

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BEHRINGER Intros New PMP Powered Mixer Series

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The new PMP Series from BEHRINGER is a family of compact powered mixers with three features that the company claim aren’t on its competitors’ models: 2.4 GHz “wireless-ready” operation, high-end KLARK TEKNIK digital Multi-FX Processors and a FBQ Feedback Detection System. The four models provide input configurations ranging from 5 to 12 channels and come […]

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Analog Way Announces QuickVu, a Tri-Scaler Mixer / Switcher

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Analog Way’s new QuickVu is a Mixer / Seamless Switcher with three built-in scalers. QuickVu is based on Analog Way’s new Midra platform and includes eight seamless-switching inputs and 14 source ports: 4x universal analog, 4x DVI-D, 4x HDMI and 2x 3G-SDI. According to Analog Way, a feature called CleanCut allows it to switch between […]

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LynTec Launches Intelligent Mobile Power Distribution Panel

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LynTec this week introduced its new Remote Power Control Mobile (RPCM), an intelligent power distribution panel offering three distinct new features to the mobile power distribution market. With motorized circuit breakers, current monitoring at the branch circuit level and remote monitoring capabilities, LynTec says the RPCM brings smarter mobile power distribution to houses of worship, […]

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The Evolution of Large-Venue Projection: Is Laser the Next Frontier?

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By Richard Marples Strategic Marketing Director, Venues & Attractions for Barco The entertainment world has a virtually unquenchable thirst for innovative media, embracing new technologies as soon as they’re introduced to power their creative visions. Today’s large venue projectors have evolved in technical sophistication to the point whereby visual entertainment is limited only by show […]

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SceneX Lighting Introduces LED Tape with Individual Pixel Control

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GLP US has just launched a Pixel LED Tape with individual pixel control via DMX as part of its SceneX line of LED products. Used in a wide range of live, scenic and architectural applications, the SceneX range of LED solutions now offers greater control and creative possibilities. The new Pixel LED tape adds individual […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces UltraStudio 4K with Thunderbolt 2 Technology

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Blackmagic Design’s newest offering is the $995 UltraStudio 4K, which uses Thunderbolt 2 technology. The UltraStudio 4K is a rack mount capture and playback device based on Thunderbolt 2 technology, which was developed by Intel and used in most Apple computers. Featuring a machined aluminum front panel with an integrated color LCD, video and audio […]

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BEHRINGER UltraLink ULM100USB Ships

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BEHRINGER’s new ULTRALINK ULM100USB wireless microphone has a tiny transmitter dongle that can be connected directly to any BEHRINGER UFX, QX or Q-Series “wireless-ready” mixers, as well as similarly equipped EUROLIVE active loudspeakers. The hand-held mic’s built-in transmitter, which works anywhere in the world in the license-free 2.4 GHz range, and digital encryption ensure the […]

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InfoComm: Wireless Sound Systems Find Their Niche

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By Dan Daley Special to InfoComm International The phrase “portable PA system” conjures up images of an ancient E-V bullhorn speaker with a handgrip connected by a thick curly-Q wire to the kind of microphone Broderick Crawford used on Highway Patrol in the 1950s. And anything that conjures up images of Broderick Crawford isn’t actually […]

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GLP Intros LED Spot Fixture, the Volkslicht Spot

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GLP’s newest LED-based Spot fixture, the Volkslicht Spot, is based on the company’s impression Spot One but is a smaller, lighter and less expensive version. GLP says the Volkslicht Spot Fixture features a 300-watt RGB LED engine that offers a high output through an optical system with gobo projection, even field distribution and smooth dimming […]

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BEHRINGER X32 CORE Digital Live/Recording Mixer Ships

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The BEHRINGER X32 CORE 40-Input, 25-Bus Digital Mixer, fitting into a single rack space, integrates with BEHRINGER’s Cat5e digital audio systems, including S16 Stage Boxes, P16 personal monitoring, iQ-Series intelligent loudspeakers and other X32 family products. Up to six S16 Digital Stage Boxes, each containing 16 MIDAS-design pre-amps, can be connected to two of KLARK […]

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A Brief History of Broadcasting

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By Aldo Cugnini DisplayDaily Broadcast & Distribution – It is sad that we must relay the news that a longtime friend will be leaving the publishing scene: Broadcast Engineering magazine. In all sincerity, I write on this here not for personal reasons (I’ve been a contributing columnist to the publication for seven of the magazine’s 54 years, and […]

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HARMAN Professional Introduces JBL HiQnet Performance Manager Version 1.6

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HARMAN Professional today announced the latest update to its live sound system configuration and control application software, JBL HiQnet Performance Manager. Version 1.6 features improved group muting controls and a new library cleanup tool, along with several other updates including the ability to save files with EQ in Line Array Calculator Tapering/Shading mode and open […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Professional Introduces 9320 Large-Format Cinema Surround Loudspeaker

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HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced the introduction of its 9320 Cinema Surround loudspeaker, a large-format loudspeaker designed for high power handling, extended bass response and wide dynamic range in professional cinema applications. The two-way JBL 9320 features a 12-inch MB12-8 low-frequency driver and 2408H-1 high-frequency compression driver. The large JBL Progressive Transition rotatable waveguide ensures […]

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Neumann Introduces TLM 107 Microphone

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At this year’s Audio Engineering Society convention, Neumann announced its newest studio microphone: the TLM 107 large diaphragm microphone. The TLM 107 features what Neumann calls a “surprisingly fresh design and a novel operating concept.” All of the microphone switch functions are controlled through a navigation switch. The contemporary, intuitive operating concept includes an illuminated […]

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Earthworks Now Shipping 521 500 Series Pre-Amp

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Earthworks’ 521 ZDT Preamps for its 500 series racks are now in stock and shipping. Based on the ZDT Pre-amp technology designed by David Blackmer, the Earthworks 521 brings the exacting standards of the ZDT Zero Distortion Pre-amplifiers to the convenient 500 series format, providing a pristine amplification option to the 500 series rack. The […]

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Premier Mounts Ships Heavy Duty Mounts

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Premier is now shipping its FPS-200 and PSD-HDCA. The PSD-HDCA’s claim to fame is a one-step process with no special tools required. The PSD-HDCA adapter proves versatile with its ability to adapt to any of Premier Mounts PSD dual pole stands, UFA adapter plates or AV shelves, providing a wide array of mounting options. With […]

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2 B or not 2 B (What Makes the Next Gen Client Different)

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Last month, we talked about the idea that the next generation of client will have changing standards in quality, production values and even the very nature of work and communication. I proposed that these changes would create fundamental differences in the way they made purchase decisions, especially those involving the public communications aspect of what […]

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Chief Adds Extra-Large Mobile Monitor Cart to Fusion Line

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Chief has launched the Extra-Large Fusion Mobile Cart. Using rounded edges, the new Chief XPAU is part of its Fusion series that includes features for easy customization. The cart was designed for extra-large and touch panel displays from 55” to more than 100” and up to 300 pounds (136 kilograms). The cart also can be […]

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Elite Screens Intros Airflex 5D Mobile Projector Cart

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Airflex5D (a division of Elite Screens) has launched its ZAF-Cart, a wheeled stage case that can accommodate up to six projectors simultaneously. It was developed to make multiple-projector set ups a whole lot easier and less time consuming for rental and staging professionals. With time being a finite element in professional stage production, this solution […]

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Extron Now Shipping Scalers for 3G-SDI and HDMI Cross Conversion

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Extron is now shipping the DSC 3G-HD A and the DSC HD-3G A scalers for 3G-SDI and HDMI. The DSC 3G-HD A converts 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SDI video signals to HDMI, while the DSC HD-3G A converts HDMI to 3G-SDI/HD-SDI/SDI. Both products feature advanced Extron video signal processing with 1080i deinterlacing, Deep Color processing, aspect […]

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dB Technologies Intros Sigma Series Active Speaker Line

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The new Sigma Series of loudspeakers from dB Technologies is a new portable audio system for live sound that the company says can be set up quickly and can be easily tweaked after rigging. The Sigma Series features new custom speaker components designed exclusively for the series by RCF, as well as the latest generation […]

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