MAXHUB Uses Extron to Add Control to Its MAXHUB XCore Kit

Extron is working with MAXHUB to help the company create collaboration solutions using MAXHUB UCC products. Extron is integrating room automation, audio and signal extension capabilities with the MAXHUB XCore kit, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom Rooms solutions. The collab with MAXHUB brings Extron control capabilities to the MAXHUB XCore kit so now a tap […]

MAXHUB Uses Extron to Add Control to Its MAXHUB XCore Kit

MS Teams Tracker: June 2024

Welcome, readers, to this June 2024 Microsoft Teams Tracker article, where each month, I round up some of the latest and greatest updates to the application. Whether you’re an MS Teams user or you integrate tech that works with Teams, this will be a perfect monthly article for you to find all the information you […]

MS Teams Tracker: June 2024

Atlona Ships New 3×1 USB and HDMI Switcher

Atlona is shipping its OME-CS31-SA-C switcher that works with both USB-C and HDMI sources. The new AT-OME-CS31-SA-C is a 3×1 AV switcher featuring one USB-C input plus two HDMI inputs. The OME-CS31-SA-C consolidates AV switching, USB routing, audio mixing, amplification and control into one enclosure sized for placement behind a display, in a lectern, or […]

Atlona Ships New 3×1 USB and HDMI Switcher

Biamp Amps Up Its Conference Room Designer App

Recent enhancements to Biamp‘s DSP technology effectively increased the performance and capabilities of Parlé microphones. These improvements are now reflected in Conference Room Designer, the free online application from Biamp that lets designers determine the best products for high-performance AV in meeting rooms of any size. Users can use the Conference Room Designer to layout […]

Biamp Amps Up Its Conference Room Designer App

The New MAXHUB Raptor Is a 165” All-in-One LED Display for UCC Applications

MAXHUB just introduced the Raptor LX165V07 165-inch all-in-one LED display. The company says the Raptor LX165V07 includes wireless screen sharing with built-in Miracast, Chromecast and Airplay — plus a wireless BYOM function. This feature can be used to share one’s device screen or to function as remote control to navigate the interface. MAXHUB says the […]

The New MAXHUB Raptor Is a 165” All-in-One LED Display for UCC Applications

Jabra’s Research Details Impact Audio Has on Performance and Overall Office Culture

New research released by Jabra analyzed the role audio plays on cognitive, emotional and physical wellbeing in the workplace and found return to office initiatives can create unintended consequences if not managed well. The research was carried out among 2,000 knowledge workers across the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Germany. The findings revealed […]

Jabra’s Research Details Impact Audio Has on Performance and Overall Office Culture

Learn How to Create the Ultimate Meeting Room Audio Experience

Next week, a panel of ProAV experts will unveil their top secrets for crafting flawless audio experiences for meeting attendees during a LAVNCH & LEARN session titled “Creating the Ultimate Meeting Room Audio Experience.” Moderated by LAVNCH [CODE]’s Megan A. Dutta, the panelists will explore the essential elements for achieving optimal audio levels in any […]

Learn How to Create the Ultimate Meeting Room Audio Experience

Revisiting ADA Mounting Requirements

By Tom Kehr CTS-D, CTS-I, LEED Green AssociateExertis Almo Recently, I saw where a manufacturer provided the following installation requirements for web and PTZ cameras: “Mount cameras at a height between 15 inches and 48 inches from the floor to comply with ADA standards for operable parts” and that cameras and their mounts should not […]

Revisiting ADA Mounting Requirements

Sennheiser TC Bars Are Zoom Certified

Sennheiser says that its TeamConnect Bars (TC Bars) are now Certified for Zoom Rooms. The company says this certification enables Zoom users to conduct hybrid meetings with superior Sennheiser audio and 4K video. Sennheiser says the integration between TC Bars and Zoom supports flexible meeting solutions aimed at hybrid work environments. As part of the […]

Sennheiser TC Bars Are Zoom Certified

Planar Intros 122-Inch Touch Version of Its UltraRes L Series

Planar announced an addition to its Planar UltraRes L Series all-in-one LED platform with the release of a 122-inch display model. The company says the 122-inch display is designed to support smaller, medium-sized conference rooms and classrooms, with the same new and improved benefits of the Planar UltraRes L Series. The newest size features the […]

Planar Intros 122-Inch Touch Version of Its UltraRes L Series

Microsoft Copilot Roundup: May 2024

Welcome to my roundup of the latest updates to Microsoft Copilot, the company’s virtual AI assistant, as of May 2024. In this article, I will highlight a few updates to Copilot that I consider to be most helpful to those in the AV industry. I will also include the full list of updates at the […]

Microsoft Copilot Roundup: May 2024

rAVe [PUBS]’s ProAV Guide to American-Made Products

As we celebrate Independence Day, there’s no better time to honor the innovation and craftsmanship of American-made AV products. In the spirit Independence Day, we wanted to spotlight the audiovisual solutions developed right here in the USA! These products are a testament to the creativity, dedication and technical expertise that American manufacturers bring to the […]

rAVe [PUBS]’s ProAV Guide to American-Made Products

Extron Releases Free USB-C Design Guide

Extron announced that its new USB-C for ProAV Design Guide is now available. The company says this handbook navigates the reader through the evolution of USB technology, from its inception to the latest USB-C standards. Extron says it covers cables, connectors and communication protocols essential for “seamless connectivity” between USB hosts and peripherals. The guide […]

Extron Releases Free USB-C Design Guide

July 2024 Temperature Check — Survey OPEN!

I hope everyone is having a great summer, rAVe readers! This month, we’re taking a look at the corporate environment. This environment spans a huge range of tech: videoconferencing systems, digital signage, security/access control, networked AV, projection, room-booking tech and more. I want to know the type of corporate AV solutions you’re most interested in! […]

July 2024 Temperature Check — Survey OPEN!

Sennheiser TeamConnect Bars Now Certified for Microsoft Teams

Sennheiser today announced that its TeamConnect Bars (TC Bars) are now Certified for Microsoft Teams. The company says this certification enables Microsoft Teams users to experience hybrid meetings that combine  Sennheiser audio with 4K Ultra HD video, marking a “significant step” in unified communications. As the latest additions to the Sennheiser TeamConnect (TC) Family, Sennheiser […]

Sennheiser TeamConnect Bars Now Certified for Microsoft Teams

Lightware Achieves EcoVadis Bronze Rating

Lightware Visual Engineering announced it has been awarded the EcoVadis Bronze sustainability rating. Lightware says this places the company in the top 35% of assessed businesses for sustainability performance and above the industry average. EcoVadis is a sustainability assessment platform designed to help companies measure and improve sustainability performance. The company also enables comparing and evaluating […]

Lightware Achieves EcoVadis Bronze Rating

INOGENI Launches TOGGLE ROOMS XT, U-BRIDGE 3.0 at InfoComm 2024

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST INOGENI introduced two solutions for collaboration in larger spaces at InfoComm 2024: The TOGGLE ROOMS XT 3 host switcher and the U-BRIDGE 3.0 multi-device extender. Both are built with INOGENI’s TOGGLE series technology. Today’s boardrooms and classrooms require seamless technology integration to facilitate efficient and productive collaboration and learning. How […]

INOGENI Launches TOGGLE ROOMS XT, U-BRIDGE 3.0 at InfoComm 2024

Atlona Ships AT-OME-MS42-HDBT: a 4×2 Matrix Switcher and USB Hub

Atlona is shipping the new AT-OME-MS42-HDBT 4×2 matrix switcher with an HDBaseT input alongs with local USB-C and two HDMI connections. The product includes HDMI and HDBaseT outputs (one each) with selectable switching modes to simplify configuration and user operation for presentation requirements. The OME-MS42-HDBT supports HDBaseT extension for video up to 4K/60 4:2:0 over […]

Atlona Ships AT-OME-MS42-HDBT: a 4×2 Matrix Switcher and USB Hub

Announcing the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of InfoComm Awards

We’ve been giving away our Best of InfoComm Awards for a long time — since before my time at rAVe. And every year, after InfoComm, the team sits down and discusses the products that stuck out to us. Not ~just~ because they’re cool (but these are all really cool), but because of the potential they […]

Announcing the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of InfoComm Awards

AVPhenom’s InfoComm 2024 Recap

The dust has settled, we’ve all returned home, and hopefully most of us came home healthy or have recovered from any bug we may have caught in last week’s gathering of 30,000+ people. Vegas Vegas’d, our social tanks were filled, steak dinners and late night cocktails fueled early morning rehydration efforts, and the overwhelming sentiment, […]

AVPhenom’s InfoComm 2024 Recap

MS Teams Tracker: May 2024

Welcome, readers, to this May 2024 Microsoft Teams Tracker article, where each month, I round up some of the latest and greatest updates to the application. Whether you’re an MS Teams user or you integrate tech that works with Teams, this will be a perfect monthly article for you to find all the information you […]

MS Teams Tracker: May 2024

Huddly CEO Says Price Cuts Aimed at Creating Greater Access to AI-Driven Cameras to All End Users

Huddly is known for its AI-driven camera solutions, all Microsoft Teams-certified devices. In a move to expand the use of intelligent AI cameras in more spaces in the hybrid workplace, Huddly has adjusted pricing downwards by up to 25% to allow use of more video in the workplace. I reported this story earlier this month […]

Huddly CEO Says Price Cuts Aimed at Creating Greater Access to AI-Driven Cameras to All End Users

Dynacord Launches U Series of Budget-Friendly, Single-Zone Amplifiers for ProAV Applications 

Dynacord introduced the U Series of budget-friendly single-channel mixer amplifiers and power amplifiers. These are aimed at installers and consultants specifying background music and paging applications that do not require life safety compliance, complex networking or higher SPL levels. The U Series delivers single-zone audio in high-impedance installations in smaller commercial spaces such as cafes, shops […]

Dynacord Launches U Series of Budget-Friendly, Single-Zone Amplifiers for ProAV Applications 

Join Us For rePLAY InfoComm 2024

Get ready to rePLAY InfoComm 2024 on Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, with rAVe  [PUBS]’s Steph Beckett and LAVNCH [CODE]’s Megan A. Dutta! “What happened in Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas after InfoComm 2024 — we got it all on video,” exclaimed Beckett. “Join us as we rePLAY our favorite partner, product and […]

Join Us For rePLAY InfoComm 2024

Uniguest Aims New 4K Streaming Encoder at Installs and Live Events

Uniguest announced the Low Latency 4K Encoder for encoding and streaming 4K content for live events and business applications. With a latency “better than 170ms glass to glass,” the Low Latency 4K Encoder includes a single-channel or dual-channel option and include HDMI and SDI inputs. As a stand-alone hardware appliance, the encoder is fully supported […]

Uniguest Aims New 4K Streaming Encoder at Installs and Live Events

Philips Professional Displays Intros Flip Chip LEDs From 0.78mm to 1.8mm

PPDS (Philips Professional Displays) announced a new flip chip COB-based LED dubbed the Philips Unite LED 5000 Series. The company says the Philips Unite LED 5000 Series is PPDS’ second elementary-level dvLED launched this year, complementing the Philips Public LED 5000 Series designed for larger public indoor spaces, which was announced in April. The company […]

Philips Professional Displays Intros Flip Chip LEDs From 0.78mm to 1.8mm

Sennheiser Ships TeamConnect Bars; Dante Included

Sennheiser told rAVe it’s shipping its TeamConnect Bars (TC Bars) all-in-one conferencing devices. ​The solution is available in two models depending on the meeting room size — TC Bar S and TeamConnect Bar M, scaling to the largest meeting rooms campus-wide. The TC Bar S features four microphones and two speakers, while the TeamConnect Bar […]

Sennheiser Ships TeamConnect Bars; Dante Included

Taylorleds New Wafer Nexus Pro Series of LEDs Use Flip Chip CoB for Interactive Touch Applications

ATS-Pro is launching Taylorleds LED systems new Wafer Nexus (WN) Pro Series of LEDs that include flip chip COB technology. With its smooth surface, the company says the WN Pro Series is designed for applications where touch-interactivity is the goal. The product features Taylorled’s most advanced flip-chip COB technology, offering more than 30% energy savings […]

Taylorleds New Wafer Nexus Pro Series of LEDs Use Flip Chip CoB for Interactive Touch Applications

Audio-Technica Adds ATDM-1012 Digital SmartMixer

Audio-Technica has expanded its range of Digital SmartMixer products with the introduction of the ATDM-1012. The ATDM-1012 Digital SmartMixer is for a wide variety of installed audio applications where mix-minus operation or audio pickup from specific zones within a space is required. The ATDM-1012 is a 14 input / 12 bus matrix mixer featuring 10 […]

Audio-Technica Adds ATDM-1012 Digital SmartMixer

Audio-Technica Intros Table-Top ES964 Boundary Array Microphone

Audio-Technica introduced the ES964 boundary array microphone, the latest addition to the brand’s line of Engineered Sound solutions. The company says the table-top ES964—developed for companies concerned about audio quality for small-group online conferences and considering installing or expanding shared or permanent conference spaces—provides audio for multi-person video conference environments. Audio-Technica says the ES964 employs […]

Audio-Technica Intros Table-Top ES964 Boundary Array Microphone

Epson Debuts ELPCS01 Mobile Projector Cart for PowerLite 810E and 815E UCC Projectors

Epson introduced the ELPCS01 Mobile Projector Cart it says is designed exclusively for the PowerLite 810E (white) and the PowerLite 815E (black) extreme short throw display. The ELPCS01 is an integrated AV furniture solution that, when combined with the PowerLite 810E or 815E, transforms a wall into a UCC meeting room at either 16:9 or […]

Epson Debuts ELPCS01 Mobile Projector Cart for PowerLite 810E and 815E UCC Projectors

Biamp Debuts Eight Products

Biamp announced eight new products and updates ranging from software to new loudspeakers for large spaces to controllers and conferencing equipment for larger rooms. Here is a quick overview of what is new: Biamp says the Workplace is a new cloud-based platform that represents the next stage in the company’s unified ecosystem strategy, consolidating capabilities […]

Biamp Debuts Eight Products