dB Technologies Intros Sigma Series Active Speaker Line


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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MIDAS Unveils New Mixtender 2 App for iPad


MIDAS this week announced the availability of its new Mixtender 2 iPad App for the PRO Series and XL8 digital consoles. Providing remote access to virtually all key console functions with smooth and responsive system metering, Mixtender 2 offers support for multiple iPads, allowing FOH and monitor engineers to work collaboratively from any location in […]

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Analog Way Debuts Pulse2


Analog Way’s Pulse2 is a mixer and matrix switcher that’s based on its Midra platform. Pulse2 adds several improvements over the original Pulse, including a size increase — it’s now housed in a 2RU enclosure — with better air circulation and cooling. It now has eight seamless inputs and 14 input plugs: 4x universal analog, […]

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Extron Ships VN-Matrix Codec for 3G-SDI Over IP


Extron has just started shipping the VNC 325 3G-SDI — a VN-Matrix series codec that streams SDI, HD-SDI or 3G-SDI video and embedded audio over standard IP networks. The VNC 325 transports low latency, production-quality SD or HD video with embedded audio. Two channels of audio can be streamed with video in low bandwidth applications […]

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DataVideo Intros 3G-SDI DA


The new DataVideo VP-597 is a two-input, three-output 3G-SDI (with re-clock) distribution amplifier that supports embedded audio. Both inputs can be controlled by an A/B switch or GPI remote (non-locked). A typical application for VP-597 would be to feed six monitors, all in separate locations, with a program output, then use a remote or local […]

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Sony’s NXL-IP55 Takes the Cabling Out of Live Camera Events


Sony’s new NXL-IP55 utilizes IP technology to simplify the camera set-up and cabling of live productions. Now it’s possible to transmit essential broadcast signals from up to three different cameras via a single IP LAN with low latency. That means you save time and money by reducing the number of cables required compared to conventional […]

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JVC Debuts Entirely New Home Theater Projector Line – All 4K Capable


JVC Professional today announced a new line of home theater projectors that incorporate a new imaging device, upgraded version of the company’s e-shift technology, 4K source compatibility and a user-selectable Intelligent Lens Aperture. The entire line is D-ILA based and has a new wire grid polarizer. JVC has also added a user-selectable Intelligent Lens Aperture […]

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NanoLumens Aims Studio Pro Series at Broadcast and Live Events


NanoLumens today announced its Studio Pro Series LED displays for broadcast studio and live events applications. Launched last week at the Atlanta regional section of the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE) September meeting, Studio Pro gives users the flexibility of using a curved or flat LED screen. The company claims to have […]

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New Fujinon Lens with 55x Zoom is Designed for Large Venues


FUJIFILM’s latest lens is the XA55x9.5 HDTV Telephoto box-style lens, which is designed for large venues that require tight shots from long distances. Like the company’s XA50x9.5, this lens is available with a built-in lens support bracket for mounting on an ENG-style camera. Removing the need for additional camera lens support increases the cost efficiency […]

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RTW Debuts SurroundControl Series Upgrade


RTW’s firmware update for its flagship SurroundControl 31900 and 31960 series adds support for current EBU/ITU loudness regulations, including ITU 1770-3. The company says the new firmware simplifies the control of the studio monitoring environment when switching over between various audio formats like stereo, 3.1, 5.1 or 7.1. By enabling the user to select independent […]

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Atomos Announce Spyder Color Calibration Tool


Atomos is debuting its Atomos Spyder, a field monitor and recorder color 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 […]

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RTW Debuts Loudness Logger Software


RTW just debuted its LQL (Loudness Quality Logger) a new tool for logging, true-peak data analysis and reporting that is compatible with the TM7, TMR7 and TM9 TouchMonitor line of products. The LQL license (SW20014) is a natural extension of RTW’s range of innovative software options for the 7- and 9-inch line of TouchMonitor audio […]

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Christie Grows Audio Line


Christie’s new LA3C line array ceiling surround and Christie LA3S line array surround speakers are part of the Christie Vive Audio cinema sound solution that was announced in July. Featuring the combination of ribbon driver technology and a unique parabolic line array design in a single compact cabinet, Christie says the additional speakers deliver exceptionally […]

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Grass Valley Introduces CommandCenter Software Application for Customizing Broadcast Infrastructure Workflows


Grass Valley just introduced its new CommandCenter software application that’s designed to configure, control, monitor, and diagnose a range of broadcast infrastructure devices on-site or remotely. With an intuitive GUI, CommandCenter gives broadcasters and media organizations a set of comprehensive tools to customize their workflows. This flexibility offers time-saving benefits by permitting operators to save […]

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Audinate Announces 100th Dante Adopter


Audinate’s Dante digital media networking solution group has announced that Studio Technologies has become the 100th Dante OEM partner. Built on existing networking protocols and standards, Dante is a plug and play solution which delivers ultra-low latency, tightly synchronized media, while simplifying installation and configuration of digital media networks. Dante is a scalable system widely […]

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RSN Holds Third Annual Leadership Symposium, Focuses on Growth and Collaboration


At the third annual Rental and Staging Network (RSN) Leadership Symposium, at the Omni Houston Westside Hotel from July 23-26, members from 22 companies across the U.S. had the unique opportunity to network with the industry’s leading audio visual equipment and technology providers in a “laser” focused setting. Themed “Focused and Getting Things Done,” the […]

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NUGEN Audio Launches MultiMonitor Loudness and True-Peak Monitoring Software


NUGEN Audio has launched a new loudness and true-peak monitoring software application called MultiMonitor that offers up to 16 individual loudness and true-peak meters in mono, stereo, and 5.1 formats for up to 96 individual audio channels. MultiMonitor is standalone software for Windows or OS X that provides flexible, real-time monitoring in full compliance with […]

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JVC, RGB Spectrum Partner for 4K Real-time Multiviewer System


JVC Professional Products is partnering with RGB Spectrum to jointly develop what they are calling an affordable, “Ultra HD” real-time multiviewer system for a variety of high-end monitoring applications. The system combines JVC’s PS-840UD Professional Series ProVérité or RS‑840UD Reference Series 4K 84-inch LCD monitors with RGB Spectrum’s SuperView 4K Multiviewer. The SuperView 4K is […]

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Christie Launches Android App for Controlling M and J Series


Christie’s Virtual Remote projector app, providing an alternative to the standard IR remote control, is now available for Android devices. The Virtual Remote provides wireless control of all Christie 3-chip DLP projectors in the Christie M Series and Christie J Series projector families. Christie Virtual Remote supports all capabilities of a standard IR remote including: […]

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AXYS Intros New PA Speakers


The AXYS Intellivox ADC Mark II range is intended for use in 70v/100v Public Address and Voice Alarm (PA/VA) systems. AXYS says the ADC range has been designed to maximize listening comfort and provide highly intelligible speech reproduction even within difficult reverberant spaces. Each array consists of 6 carefully aligned 4” full range loudspeakers housed […]

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PreSonus Announces StudioLive AI-Series Digital Mixers with Active Integration


PreSonus has announced its new series of StudioLive AI (Active Integration) hardware/software digital mixing and recording systems. The series consists of three models: the 32-channel StudioLive 32.4.2AI, with 24 dedicated mix buses; 24-channel StudioLive 24.4.2AI, with 20 dedicated mix buses; and 16-channel StudioLive 16.4.2AI, with 16 dedicated mix buses. Using Burr-Brown A/D/A converters and new […]

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BenQ Ships SX914 6000 Lumen Install Projector


BenQ America is shipping a new large-venue install projector dubbed the SX914 — an XGA (1024×768) resolution DLP projector specified to output 6,000 ANSI lumens with a contrast ratio of 6500:1.The projector offers 1.6x zoom capabilities, an embedded test pattern, dual HDMI inputs, a VGA port and an Ethernet port for control and content. With […]

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PESA Intros easyPORT Line of SDI Switchers


PESA has announced four new easyPORT analog/digital multi-point utility converter/switchers that support up to four inputs. The EASY-4ADX4B and EASY-4ADX4F are spec’d to have 10-bit conversion of composite analog video to SDI and both accept NTSC/PAL composite inputs and feature 4x oversampling. The EASY-4BX4DA and EASY-4FX4DA allow SDI video to be converted to analog video […]

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Barco Adds 16:9 LED Video Wall Displays to Economical OverView M Series


Barco has just released two new rear-projection video wall cubes in the OverView M series. The OverView MVL-621 and OverView MVL-721 are industry-standard modules with full HD resolution and screen diameters of 60” and 70”, respectively. These 16:9 models complete the OverView M series, which already features three 4:3 models. Barco’s OverView M series is […]

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Epson Introduces Brighter EX-Series Projectors


Epson today introduced its new EX-Series — four LCD projectors: the EX7220 (WXGA), EX6220 (WXGA), EX5220 (XGA) and EX3220 (SVGA) — all spec’d at 3,000 ANSI lumens and with HDMI inputs. The EX6220 and the EX3220 also have wireless projection capabilities. All the projectors include keystone correction, remote lens control and a 1.2x zoom lens. […]

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Anchor Ships Go Getter Portable Sound System


Anchor Audio’s newest portable sound system, the Go Getter, will begin shipping on Sept. 1, 2013 and like all Anchor products, it’s built and shipped same-day. The Go Getter includes customizable options available on the speaker, including wireless capability and the addition of an MP3/CD player. The Go Getter is battery powered and easy to […]

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Sharp Ships Commercial 90″ Display


Sharp’s PN-R903 is now shipping with no delay on orders. The 90″ display can be displayed in both portrait and landscape modes and uses an LED-lit 1920×1080 LCD panel that’s specified to output 700 cd/m2 of brightness. Specifically designed for commercial AV applications, the PN-R903 is designed for 24/7/365 use so it’s ideal for both […]

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