Five Extron Products Are Now Certified for Zoom Rooms

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Extron just announced that several of their audio processors, amplifiers and speakers are now certified for Zoom Rooms. The company has worked together with hardware solutions partners, such as Sennheiser, to develop solutions that deliver an unmatched user experience regardless of room type. The products in the Zoom Rooms Certified Design Solutions have been designed […]

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Logitech Debuts Brio 500 Webcams, Zone Vibe Headphones for Hybrid Workers

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Logitech debuted two new product series, Brio 500 webcams and Zone Vibe headphones, designed for hybrid workers. Created for those who want enterprise-grade audio and video quality on at-home video calls, Brio 500 series (Brio 500 and Brio 505) is a new class of webcams that solve the most common video conferencing challenges. Brio 500 series introduces the Show […]

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Shure Adds Improvements to Stem Ecosystem Audio Components

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Shure says it has tuned and refined the Stem Ecosystem audio components in certified acoustic labs at its headquarters. These advancements, available to Stem users today via Firmware v2.5, have yielded significant improvements in clarity, more consistent speech levels, and enhanced intelligibility for a more natural and transparent communication experience. The Stem Ecosystem provides a […]

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ViewSonic Corp Adds 135-Inch All-in-One Direct-View LED Display Solution Kit With Foldable Screen

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ViewSonic Corp just debuted a 135” All-in-One Direct View LED Display Solution Kit with a foldable screen. The foldable design reduces the packaging size by nearly 50%, compared to the previous generation. With pre-assembled systems and a built-in motorized stand, this solution kit is designed for rental, live events, exhibitions or any short-term usage. The […]

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Huddly Releases Studio USB-Based Camera

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The new Huddly Studio USB-based camera captures conversations with multiple cameras. Rather than focusing only on the people speaking, Studio also cuts to the other people in the room, capturing non-verbal reactions and responses. Huddly says this ensures that all attendees are part of the conversation — even the less outspoken ones — making for […]

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Seervision Suite Now Integrates with Shure Ceiling Array Microphones

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Seervision has entered a technical collaboration with Shure to offer an integration of Seervision Suite and Shure’s ceiling array microphones. This collaboration enables users bundling Seervision’s AI-powered camera automation software with Shure’s microphones to create adaptive and autonomous videoconferences and events that enhance the hybrid meeting experience for both remote and in-person participants. “We are […]

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Sony Electronics Announces AV Tech Expo 2022

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Sony Electronics’ B2B group will be live and in-person Tuesday, Oct. 11 (9 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT) and Wednesday, Oct. 12 (9 a.m.-3 p.m. EDT) in New York City at the company’s second AV Tech Expo. Attendees will have access to newly announced products, as well as a sampling of the company’s most popular AV products […]

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ScreenBeam Partners With Maxhub for Wireless Screen-Sharing and Conferencing Solution

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ScreenBeam announced its partnership with Maxhub to combine ScreenBeam 1100 Plus, its wireless screen-sharing and conferencing solution, with Maxhub’s cameras. The companies say this technology alliance aims to grant organizations access to effortless videoconferencing and Bring Your Own Meeting (BYOM) experiences in any working space. The ScreenBeam 1100 Plus wireless presentation platform also provides agnostic […]

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VuWall’s PAK Series Now Proven Compatible With Samsung’s The Wall MicroLED Technology

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VuWall says it is expanding the benefits of its PAK Video Wall Node Series with proven compatibility with Samsung’s The Wall MicroLED video wall technology. The certification process tests critical functions and integration, providing peace of mind when selecting certified video wall processors with The Wall. Consultants and integrators will benefit from a simple integration […]

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Jabra Launches New SaaS Solution, Engage AI

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Jabra is launching a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, Engage AI, using Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology that provides real-time insights to improve customer calls and support employee wellbeing. Engage AI assesses both the caller and agents’ conversation and levels of engagement. The solution, which works well with most contact center systems, provides an instant measurement of […]

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New MS Teams Certified Headsets From Jabra Give Integrators a Way Into Call Centers

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Jabra expanded the Engage line with two new products set to empower digital contact centers to enhance customer experience. The Jabra Engage 50 II promises to be the best headset for clear customer calls and claims that no calls will ever be missed with its SmartRinger feature. Meanwhile, the Jabra Engage 40 delivers innovative speech […]

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Maxhub Adds Amie Phipps as Director of Marketing

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Maxhub just added Amie Fipps as director of marketing. In this newly created position, Fipps will oversee the company’s marketing plan and budget while monitoring return on investment. She will also be responsible for the development, implementation and management of comprehensive marketing campaigns, plus the creation of print marketing media. She will manage the company’s […]

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Pearl Tech Hosts Successful 2nd Annual Showcase

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Earlier this week, #AVTweeps descended upon the Peoria Riverfront Museum for the Second Annual Pearl Technology Showcase. Over 150 AV professionals gathered to check out the latest ProAV solutions from companies like AtlasIED, Q-SYS, Absen, Sonance, Top Shelf Digital Media and more. “This year’s Showcase was a success,” proclaimed Jeremy Caldera, CTS-D, CTS-I, senior vice […]

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Optoma Launches Creative Touch Interactive Flat Panel Displays for Education and Corporate

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Optoma launched its new Creative Touch Interactive Flat Panel Displays (IFPDs) for education and corporate environments. Creative Board is a whiteboard with a floating toolbar. And, the new Creative Board provides users with an infinity canvas feature that allows users to embed browser pages to the screen thus, you can pull information such as images […]

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Crestron Responds to Aurora’s Latest Marketing Email

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You might remember the conversation that took #AVtweep LinkedIn by storm last month, all stemming from an Aug. 10 marketing email from Aurora Multimedia. Social Media Recap: Aurora Calls Out Crestron in Recent Marketing Email This week, Crestron responded by issuing a cease-and-desist order. Aurora then sent out the following second marketing email Sept. 13: […]

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DTEN Hires David Angel as General Manager, North America Channel Sales and LATAM

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DTEN has hired David Angel as General Manager, North America Channel Sales and LATAM.  In this expanded role, Angel will be responsible for growing and nurturing channel partnerships, plus building strong and productive relationships throughout the Americas. “David Angel brings deep industry knowledge and proven expertise to his new role at DTEN,” said Wei Liu, the company’s founder and CEO. “His […]

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Prowise Releases Touchscreen Ten G2 Interactive Whiteboard Aimed at ‘Secure Educational Environments’

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The Prowise Touchscreen Ten G2 is promoted as the first interactive whiteboard aimed at secure educational environments. But, it acts just like a normal IFP as the new interactive whiteboard is equipped with Android 11, four pens with pick-up recognition, an anti-bacterial glass plate and hundreds of educational tools and apps. The Prowise Touchscreen Ten G2 […]

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Shure MV7 Is Now a Zoom Personal Workspace Certified ‘ProMic’

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Shure designed the MV7 microphone specifically for UCC applications. The MV7 microphone enhanced its status as a top microphone for hybrid work, becoming one of the first to be certified under the “ProMic” category of Zoom’s Personal Workspace Certified Hardware. As you likely know, the Zoom Hardware Certification Program helps customers identify hardware solutions that […]

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PTZOptics Announces Move Line and Studio Pro, HuddleCamHD Announces MiniTrack 4K Pro

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PTZOptics, and sister company HuddleCamHD, announced a slate of new camera releases. The PTZOptics Move line is a new line of PTZ cameras designed for universal compatibility, so every Move camera has outputs for SDI, HDMI, USB and IP. PTZOptics will offer the Move line with either 12X, 20X or 30X optical zoom, all with […]

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Will Supply Chain and Inventory Problems Change AV?

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In mid-August, Gary Kayye shared an advertisement from Aurora on his LinkedIn page. In the advertisement, Aurora took on Crestron’s well-known stock issue directly. You can read more about the various reactions in Steph Beckett’s blog post here. The comments are interesting as a real-life experiment regarding what works with advertising — or what doesn’t. […]

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AVer Information Receives Zoom Rooms Hardware Certification for TR333V2 AI Auto Tracking Camera

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AVer Information today announced the company has received Zoom Rooms Hardware Certification for the AVer TR333V2 AI Auto Tracking Camera. The TR333V2 features 30X optical zoom and 4K resolution for sharp focus and imagery. The Artificial Intelligence (AI) auto tracking (full or half body) allows for presenters to move freely and deliver engaging presentations without the need for a professional camera […]

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Why CEDIA Expo, a Home Tech Show, Added UCC to Its 2022 Event

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I have been attending CEDIA Expo since 1991; I think it was the first-ever CEDIA show, in fact. It was in Dallas, Texas, and (if my memory serves me right) it was in the Dallas Market Center. It’s always been one of my favorite trade shows. It’s like the state fair of trade shows — […]

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Maxhub Releases UC BM35 Teleconference Speakerphone

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Maxhub announced the UC BM35 Bluetooth Teleconference Speakerphone — the latest iteration of the company’s line of teleconference speakerphone systems. Obviously designed for teleconferencing, online training and work-from-home scenarios, the UC BM35 is, like all Bluetooth devices, plug-and-play and has a 30-hour battery life. At 5 inches square by 1.5 inches high, the Maxhub UC […]

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BlueJeans by Verizon Named Leader by Aragon Research in the Globe for Intelligent Video Conferencing

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Verizon Business today announced that BlueJeans by Verizon has been named a Leader by Aragon Research in the Globe for Intelligent Video Conferencing for the third year in a row. Recognized for the platform’s quality of service —including BlueJeans Telehealth, BlueJeans Meetings, and BlueJeans Rooms as a Service — BlueJeans received high marks in the report for […]

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HP Completes Acquisition of Poly

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HP Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Poly, a global provider of workplace collaboration solutions. The deal claims to “accelerate HP’s strategy to create a more growth-oriented portfolio, further strengthen its industry opportunity in hybrid work solutions, and position the combined organization for long-term sustainable growth and value creation. HP expects the transaction, […]

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Nice/Nortek Control Releases Panamax C3-IP

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Nice/Nortek Control announces the release of the Panamax C3-IP, a 12 Amp BlueBOLT enabled compact power conditioner and power sequencer that provides individual control for three separate outlets. With remote power management via the BlueBOLT cloud platform, installers can monitor, control and program from anywhere. Fifty percent smaller than its predecessor, the Panamax C3-IP has […]

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Avocor Introduces Collaboration at Contra Costa County Administration Building

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  The impressive Contra Costa County Administration building sits on the edge of downtown Martinez, California. The elegant-looking building is home to a variety of county departments including a large assembly chamber, offices, conference rooms, work stations, and support spaces. The building has been awarded LEED Gold certification in line with its sustainable construction, while […]

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CEDIA Expo Will Host Annual IMCCA Work From Home Showcase at Fall 2022 Show

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CEDIA Expo announces the second annual IMCCA Work from Home Showcase at CEDIA Expo 2022. Through a partnership with CEDIA Expo, the Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance (IMCCA) will bring “insights, subject matter experts and interactive demonstrations to CEDIA Expo 2022.” Unified communications and collaboration technologies have emerged in the residential space as business professionals and […]

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RTI Releases KX4 Touch Panel With Built-In Processor

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RTI announced the KX4 touch panel with a built-in processor for single-room commercial installations from boardrooms to lecture halls that require both on-wall control and processing power to control multiple devices. Shipping Nov. 1, the KX4 combines a 4-inch capacitive touch screen and five-button interface with a control processor for fast and cost-effective installations in […]

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Shure Microflex Ecosystem Now Integrates With Netgear M4250 Switches

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With the goal of simplifying network integration of its product line, Shure is teaming up with Netgear to deliver faster and more reliable integration when installing Shure Microflex Ecosystem products with the Netgear AV Line M4250 switches. The combination of Shure’s legacy in AV, along with Netgear’s commitment to AV-over-IP will help integrators with limited […]

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