Chief Adds New Accessories to Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System

February 26, 2024

Chief added to its Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System with accessories that “further support and streamline the flat panel solution.” The new accessories include the Camera Shelf, 650mm Interface Extenders, Crestron UC Bracket Accessory and Video-Sound Bar Mount. The Chief Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System is designed with feedback from integrators for faster […]

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Televic: The Secret’s Out

February 26, 2024

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST Transforming Conferencing Solutions Beyond Traditional Settings I get it. In today’s meeting climate, there are a million brands and a bajillion models of cameras and microphones, all ready to transform your conferencing experience. But when we take a step back from huddle rooms and what we consider to be “traditional […]

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Barco ClickShare Now Provides Usage Insights Directly to Microsoft’s Teams Rooms Pro Management Portal

February 22, 2024

Barco entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft around Teams devices that will enable ClickShare devices to provide data that will be available through Microsoft’s Teams Rooms Pro Management Portal. As you likely know, the Barco ClickShare solution enables users to host calls from their own laptop with their preferred videoconferencing platform, using the audio […]

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Sennheiser and Q-SYS Solution Achieves Certification for Use With Cisco Collaboration Devices

February 20, 2024

Sennheiser announced that its combined solution with Q-SYS, a cloud-manageable audio, video, and control (AV&C) Platform, has achieved certification for use with Cisco’s Collaboration Devices. ​This certification represents “the integration of Cisco’s Collaboration Devices with Sennheiser’s TCC 2 and the Q-SYS Core Nano processor, delivering audio connectivity and control features for contemporary meeting and learning […]

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AVer Information Announces VC520 Pro3 Pro-Grade Videoconferencing Solution

February 18, 2024

AVer Information announced the VC520 Pro3, a pro-grade videoconferencing solution combining a high-quality camera and speakerphone. Designed for medium-to-large meeting rooms, the VC520 Pro3 features a pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) design to elevate videoconferencing experiences. AVer’s VC520 Pro3 features a 12X optical lens and a 36X total zoom, including 24X lossless zoom for exceptional […]

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My 2024 E4 Keynote Includes 9 Cool New Products and 4 Cool New Technologies That Will Change AV Forever

February 16, 2024

I love opening up the Exertis Almo E4 Experience with a keynote presentation — and, I always give attendees the opportunity to see and hear the products and tech I talk about following my speech when they walk on to the E4 show floor. And this year, more than any other in the past, I […]

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Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

February 15, 2024

What a show! I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2024 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. We amassed a cache of more than 2,100 videos, and we posted them all on our (beautiful) ISE microsite, which also includes photos, […]

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January 2024 Temperature Check Results: ProAV Predictions

February 15, 2024

Welcome to the first results analysis of rAVe’s monthly Temperature Check of 2024! For the month of January, we wanted to get in the spirit of the new year by asking for your predictions for the AV market in 2024. Here’s what you guys had to say! Our first question centered around which segments of […]

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New Atlona HDBaseT Wallplate Fits Into Its Omega Series

February 15, 2024

Atlona expanded its Omega Series with the AT-OME-TX11-WP HDBaseT wallplate transmitter aimed at meeting rooms, classrooms and auditoriums. The company says the OME-TX11-WP transmits HDMI video at up to 4K60 4:2:0 with embedded audio up to 330 feet (100 meters) using CATx cable. Atlona says the OME-TX11-WP is primarily intended as a companion to the […]

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Extron Debuts HDMI Splitter Amplifier for MS Teams and It Can Do 8K Signals

February 15, 2024

Extron announced the DA2 HD 8K L, an HDCP 2.3-compliant distribution amplifier for HDMI 2.1 signals. The company says it supports resolutions up to 8K/30 @ 4:4:4, including 5K applications such as for Microsoft Teams 21:9 in Front Row installations. The dual-output distribution amplifier supports data rates up to 40.1 Gbps, HDR, Deep Color up […]

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Avocor Introduces X Series All-in-One LED for High-End Corporate and Retail Spaces

February 14, 2024

Avocor introduced the X Series, an all-in-one large-format LED. The X Series designed for high-end corporate environments as well as retail spaces. With two size options available, 132” (21:9) and 138” (16:9), the Avocor X Series is powered by a built-in processor, the same used in Avocor’s commercial collaboration displays. Here’s a video we shot […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe Adds Sharp-Branded 4K UHD

February 12, 2024

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe debuted the new Sharp-branded P721Q 4K UHD projector, part of a completely new projection family consisting of two new models, the Sharp P601Q and Sharp P721Q, both using DLP technology and having a brightness of up to 6000 ANSI lumen and 7200 ANSI lumen, respectively. The two projectors are aimed […]

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Da-Lite’s Tensioned Advantage Electric Screen is Available in the Modus VR Visual Experience Platform

February 8, 2024

Da-Lite announced its Tensioned Advantage electric screen with SightLine cable drop is available in the latest release of the Modus VR visual experience platform. Available as an option with the company’s Tensioned Advantage and Advantage electric screens, SightLine gives the impression of a floating screen. The single roller design suspension system features three or four […]

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Extron Just Made Sending HDMI Through Fiber a Lot Easier

February 7, 2024

Extron announced that the FOX3 T 101 and FOX3 R 101 are now in stock and available. This compact fiber optic transmitter and receiver pair offer long haul transmission of HDCP-compliant HDMI video with embedded audio over fiber optic cabling. Engineered for exceptional high-resolution image performance, they use Extron all-digital technology to deliver mathematically lossless […]

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Vivitek Adds Novo DS110/DS310 Simple to Use Digital Signage Players to Lineup

February 7, 2024

Vivitek just debuted the Novo DS110/DS310 digital signage player that can connect via HDMI to any display in portrait and landscape in 4K@60Hz and dual 4K@30Hz Video decoding. Designed to be easy to deploy — due to the integrated WiFi & Ethernet connection – the series offers interactive signage for a better engagement/two-way interaction with […]

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22Miles Adds Microsoft Teams App, Outlook Plug-In

February 7, 2024

22Miles released its Microsoft Teams app and Outlook plug-in. The latest expansion of employee engagement offerings from 22Miles, the new app and plug-in will enhance workplace productivity and efficiency for 22Miles customers using Microsoft Teams, Outlook and Exchange. The 22Miles Teams app and Outlook plug-in expand the footprint of the company’s Microsoft integration stack, complementing […]

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Comprehensive Connectivity Company Launched a 3×2 USB-C and HDMI Switcher

February 6, 2024

Comprehensive Connectivity Company launched the CSW-302PSMC Pro AV/IT Integrator Series 3×2 USB-C + HDMI 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 Matrix Switcher with USB 3.0 Hub, IP & RS232 Control and 60W PD. The CSW-302PSMC is a flexible 3×2 matrix switcher that they company says offers the two most used video input interfaces, HDMI and USB-C, along with […]

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AVer VB350 Receives Microsoft Teams Certification

February 6, 2024

AVer Information announced the VB350, a dual-lens enterprise-grade video bar, has been certified for Microsoft Teams. AVer’s VB350 integrates dual 4K lenses, delivering an expansive 113-degree field of view and versatile 18X optical zoom capability to capture vivid, detailed images across wide and deep perspectives. With its cutting-edge lens-shifting technology, the VB350 aptly captures all […]

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Marshall CV730 30x UHD60 NDI PTZ Camera Now Works With Quicklink Remote Studio

February 6, 2024

Marshall Electronics announced that its CV730 30x UHD60 NDI PTZ camera is compatible with the Quicklink Remote Studio and ST250 multi-camera remote studio solution, allowing for “complete remote control of the camera and other elements of a studio from a single, easy and intuitive web-based user interface.” Quicklink Remote Studio controls camera pan/tilt/zoom/pedestals with automatic […]

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AVer Information Now Offers Cameras Compatible With Vivitek NovoConnect Ecosystem

February 5, 2024

AVer Information now offers cameras compatible with Vivitek’s NovoConnect ecosystem for an interactive wireless collaboration experience. NovoConnect allows users to integrate wireless sharing into any display in any type of room. It was created to allow large format display devices to have wireless collaboration and digital signage capabilities through any NovoConnect product. NovoDisplay and NovoTouch […]

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Audio-Technica Adds VISCA-over-IP and Voice Lift to Its ATND1061 Beamforming Ceiling Array Microphone

February 1, 2024

Audio-Technica announced that the ATND1061 Beamforming Ceiling Array Microphone has received upgrades with its latest firmware update, including VISCA (Video System Control Architecture)-over-IP and Voice Lift technology. The company says VISCA offers synchronized control of multiple video peripherals, improving interoperability and meeting equality. Using VISCA-over-IP, users can position the camera to match with the audio […]

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ViewSonic ViewBoard IFP62 series is Now Crestron Connected

February 1, 2024

ViewSonic and Crestron partnered to bring better control to ViewSonic’s ViewBoard IFP62 series of interactive displays and CDE30 series of presentation displays; now Crestron Connected. ViewSonic says it has developed myViewBoard Manager, a web-based platform allowing quick and efficient centralized management and remote control of ViewSonic’s displays. This partnership enables Crestron’s customers to adopt and […]

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Xilica and Yamaha Partner for UCC Bundle

January 31, 2024

Xilica and Yamaha Unified Communications say the brands have partnered designed to simplify the installation of ceiling audio systems in medium and large collaboration spaces. The joint room solution focusses on integration between the Xilica ecosystem of processors, speakers and control, and Yamaha’s ADECIA RM-CG ceiling-mounted beamforming microphone array, which provides coverage for rooms up […]

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AVer and Shure Collaborate on Voice Tracking Integration

January 31, 2024

AVer Information has partnered with Shure to integrate AVer’s PTZ Link and MT300(N) Matrix Tracking Box with Shure’s Microflex Advance MXA920 Ceiling Array Microphone, enabling simple-to-use voice tracking functionality for AVer’s AI Auto Tracking and Professional PTZ cameras. The companies say the AVer PTZ Link and the MT300(N) with PTZ Link Premium are designed to […]

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Xilica and AVer Partnership Allows for Voice-Based PTZ Camera Tracking

January 31, 2024

Xilica and AVer Information announced a technology partnership to support the growing demand for voice-based Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera tracking functionality in medium and large collaboration spaces, such as conference rooms, multi-purpose rooms, auditoriums and classrooms. The manufacturers have integrated control and monitoring of AVer’s VISCA-based PTZ camera range into Xilica’s room audio systems, offering a […]

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Biamp Debuts Voltera D Series of Networked Amplified Loudspeaker Controllers and Zoom Certification Across Lineup

January 30, 2024

Biamp debuted the new Voltera D series of networked amplified loudspeaker controllers that include an onboard DSP, tools for tuning rooms, and a host of other features that drive reliability and audio performance. They are configurable by either Tesira or the new Biamp VenueTune software, depending on user preference and audio network protocols, making setup […]

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Samsung Helps Cisco Stay in the Videoconferencing Market with a MS Teams Room Solution, Huh?

January 30, 2024

Samsung expanded its partnership with Cisco using a105-inch, 21:9 Smart Signage QPD-5K model that is compatible with Cisco Room Kit EQ, which is certified for Microsoft Teams. Yes, MS Teams. Read into this whatever you want but, it appears that Cisco realizes people want MS Teams more than WebEx. Samsung’s new 105” QPD-5K model has […]

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Samsung Intros Display Compatibility With Google Enterprise Devices Licensing Agreement (EDLA)

January 30, 2024

Samsung debuted its fort Google Enterprise Devices Licensing Agreement (EDLA)-certified interactive displays (model name: WAD) expected to launch in the first half of 2024. Powered by Android 13, the WAD series — available in 65-, 75-, and 86-inch models — provides a “seamless and intuitive learning experience” for teachers and students alike. Samsung says the […]

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Jabra Adds a Cloud-Based API — Jabra+ for Admins

January 30, 2024

Jabra announced Jabra+ for Admins, a cloud-based API-first software platform for remote monitoring and management of meeting rooms and devices, at ISE 2024. Jabra+ for Admins offers a seamless experience from start to finish, allowing users to manage their communication devices easily and saving time on administration and troubleshooting. IT administrators will have visibility and […]

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New Bosch Dicentis Hybrid Meetings for Large Conferences Debuts With GDPR-Level Security

January 30, 2024

Bosch introduced Dicentis Hybrid Meetings, a solution that combines in-person and remote conference attendance. Dicentis Hybrid Meetings combines the stationary, IP-based Dicentis conference system with remote participation into a native hybrid meeting solution. As a cloud-hosted single supplier solution with hybrid participation at the core of the conference system, Dicentis Hybrid Meetings creates a meeting […]

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Biamp Parlé VBC 2500a Certified for Intelligent Director for Zoom Rooms

January 30, 2024

Biamp announced that its Parlé VBC 2500a conferencing bar and Vidi 250 conferencing camera are now certified for Intelligent Director for Zoom Rooms. For hybrid meetings with a Zoom Room, Intelligent Director uses AI and multiple cameras to give each participant within a meeting room their own space in Zoom Meetings, with the best image […]

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Shure Announces Microflex Advance MXA901 Conferencing Ceiling Array Microphone

January 30, 2024

Shure announced the launch of the Microflex Advance MXA901 Conferencing Ceiling Array Microphone, featuring a low profile round form factor, available in white, black and aluminum finishes. Following the launch of MXA902 in 2023, Shure says the MXA901 expands the Microflex Ecosystem TM portfolio with a modern audio solution ideal for delivering enhanced directional voice […]

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