Key Digital Reveals New Range of HDMI Over CAT5e/6 Extenders, Switchers and Transmitters


Key Digital has a new range of three-, two- and single-gang wall-plate/desktop box-mount switcher/transmitters. These products provide a range of input options, local and remote control, CEC display control and signal extension via HDBaseT and UHDoTP technology. The KD-X4x1WUTx is a 4×1 4K/18G Wall Plate Switcher featuring front-panel dual HDMI, Display Port and USB-C inputs. […]

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Yamaha Releases VSP-2 Speech Privacy System For Personalized Privacy Settings


Yamaha released the VSP-2 Speech Privacy System that uses audio technology to prevent speech privacy problems by reducing human voice intelligibility with customizable sound options. System components include the VSP-CU2 control unit with user-selectable sound types and volume levels, supporting two, four or eight VSP-SP2 speakers. Yamaha’s VSP-2 Speech Privacy System prevents information leakage and […]

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Logitech’s Sync Device Management Platform Now Supports Personal Collaboration Devices


Logitech announced a major update to its Sync device management platform. Sync now supports personal collaboration devices, such as webcams, headsets and docking stations. Sync also provides insights such as meeting room occupancy. Sync is designed to simplify IT work in supporting distributed teams. Through a single web-based platform, IT managers can push firmware updates […]

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MAXHUB Introduces UC M40 360-degree All-in-One Camera for Immersive Meeting Experience


MAXHUB introduced the UC M40 360-Degree All-in-One camera. Designed for huddle to small-sized meeting spaces, the UC M40 tracks every face and follows every word when placed in the center of the table. The UC M40 integrates four 4k cameras to create a 360-degree camera with speakers and voice-tracking microphones. It combines this with four-lens […]

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Extron Now Shipping USBC Pro Series Cables


Extron is now shipping its USBC Pro Series USB-C cables. The active hybrid optical-copper cables are USB 3.2 compliant and are compatible with previous USB standards. The cable has a diameter of 0.26 inches (6.5 millimeters) and Extron says it has a bend radius that allows for installation in tight spaces. The cables are available […]

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AVer Information Announces VB130, CAM520 Pro2 and CAM130 Videoconferencing Cameras Now Microsoft Teams Certified


AVer Information announced the company has three videoconference cameras certified for Microsoft Teams, including the VB130 enterprise-grade USB video bar, the CAM520 Pro2 an enterprise-grade conference camera and the CAM130 4K conference camera. All of the cameras are optimized to work with Microsoft Teams Rooms. AVer certified videoconference cameras are being used by enterprises, universities, K-12 classrooms and government […]

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ISE Show Postponed to May 2022


Due to the rise of COVID-19 and variant cases, and in an effort to promote safety amongst all attendees, Integrated Systems Europe announced ISE, scheduled for Feb. 1-4, 2022, has been postponed and is now rescheduled for May 10-13, 2022. The exhibition will remain in Barcelona and take place at the FIRA Barcelona, Gran Vía. […]

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Marshall Electronics Adds IP-network, USB-C and HDMI Connectivity to CV605-U3 PTZ Camera


Marshall Electronics has added IP-network connectivity to its USB-based CV605-U3 PTZ Camera along with USB-C and HDMI connectivity. The CV605-U3 PTZ camera is ideal for operations in videoconferencing, video collaboration, livestreaming, OBS Studio, Zoom and more. The CV605-U3 also operates with low-light sensitivity for a clear picture in variable lighting conditions. The camera utilizes a high-performing […]

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Sharp/NEC Reorg Details Announced


Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America and Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America teams will be integrated starting in Q1 of 2022. A statement sent out to the market detailed the reorganization of Sales and Marketing, Finance/Accounting, Business Operations, Service/Support and IT departments. After discussions and analysis, the companies decided to make the following […]

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Extron Taking Orders for ISS 612 Seamless Switcher


Extron announced it is now taking orders for the new ISS 612, a 12-input seamless switcher for the dynamic presentation and scaling of HDMI, DisplayPort and 12G-SDI content at resolutions up to 4K/60. It supports a maximum data rate of 18 Gbps and features advanced Extron Vector 4K scaling technology. Separate Preview and Program outputs […]

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Atlona to Debut New Collaboration, Connectivity and Control Devices at ISE 2022


Atlona announced it will be at ISE 2022 in Barcelona next month to highlight new innovations in three core product areas: collaboration, connectivity and control. The company will roll out its OmniStream AV-over-IP codec, new internet-enabled Velocity control services and a new product family to enhance communication and productivity for UC applications. Atlona will also […]

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ClearOne Now Shipping DIALOG 10 USB Single-Channel Wireless Microphone System


ClearOne announced it is shipping the DIALOG 10 USB, a single-channel wireless microphone system offering professional-quality audio with USB connectivity. ClearOne claims the DIALOG 10 USB is the industry’s only single-channel wireless mic system that offers pro-quality audio with USB connectivity. The DIALOG 10 USB is designed for webcasting and cloud-based collaboration through Microsoft Teams, Zoom, […]

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Collaboration Is About Workflows — Not Screen Sharing


As we navigate the reasons to get together in person, collaboration seems to be one of the main terms used as to why we still need physical spaces. We’ve seen a multitude of solutions pop up in this arena, typically consisting of a screen, cameras, microphone, speakers and screen sharing software. Some systems take this […]

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EnGenius Technologies Releases ECW336 Wi-Fi 6E Access Point


EnGenius Technologies announced the release of the Wi-Fi 6E access point designed for the SMB market. Featuring the Qualcomm Networking Pro 1210 platform, the ECW336 Wi-Fi 6E indoor ceiling mount tri-band access point was developed for use in the recently unleashed 6 GHz spectrum. The EnGenius Cloud ECW336 access point marks the company’s first venture into […]

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THE rAVe Agency and HB Live Inc. Partner to Create LAVNCH HYBRID


THE rAVe Agency and HB Live Inc., a full-service event production company, have partnered to create LAVNCH HYBRID, an on-site and remote event production resource. LAVNCH combines virtual events, press conferences, shows, meetings, webinars and a publication to grab the audience’s attention — both in person and virtually. THE rAVe Agency unveiled LAVNCH nearly two […]

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Extron Now Shipping Power Management Solution for Small, Medium AV Systems


Extron is shipping the IPL EXP PDU4H control system power expansion interface. This compact interface is designed to provide centralized power management for small and medium-sized AV systems. It delivers the ability to control individual AC outputs remotely and allows for aggregate current sensing. The IPL EXP PDU4H is Ethernet enabled and features four AC […]

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Log4j Could Drive New Business for AV


In late December, a flaw in software that is ubiquitous around the world was reported, and it sent cybersecurity pros into a frenzy and turned the hairs of technology pros gray. There are countless articles about this vulnerability, so I am not going to go deep into the technology of what occurs. Here is what […]

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Shure and Logitech Partner for Compatibility Assurance of Collaborative Meeting Solutions


Shure is collaborating with Logitech for compatibility assurance. By connecting select Logitech devices with Shure’s Microflex Advance microphone range, users can manage their meeting room audio, mute sync, LED status and volume control without the need for complex programming. Compatibility for each of these features has been verified and tested by Shure and Logitech. The […]

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C2G Releases 1-Port USB-C Extender Transmitter to Receiver Kit


C2G recently released a much-needed product that many of you #AVtweeps have been asking for — a USB-C Extender Transmitter to Receiver Kit for classrooms, conference rooms and huddle spaces. Almost every laptop and mobile device available now has USB-C, and we need to be able to leverage it. The C2G 1-Port USB-C Extender Transmitter […]

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Extron Intros SF 8CT SUB for Low-Frequency Response Extension in Audio Applications


  Extron introduced the SF 8CT SUB, an in-ceiling subwoofer that complements the Extron range of ceiling speakers by extending the low-frequency response in music and high-performance audio applications. The plenum-rated SF 8CT SUB blends in with other ceiling speakers in the system and is designed to be mounted in the ceiling structure. The 8-inch […]

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INOGENI Intros 4KX-PLUS HDMI to USB 3.0 Converter for BYOM Integration With Cisco Webex Room Series


INOGENI introduced the 4KX-PLUS, an HDMI to USB 3.0 converter that enables third-party meetings (BYOM and BYOD, such as Microsoft Teams or Zoom) with Cisco Webex Room Series and connects cameras and microphones to any laptop. The 4KX-PLUS integrates with Cisco room equipment (screens, cameras and audio) to resolve interoperability issues, optimize all meeting room […]

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MAXHUB Introduces LM150A07 LED Wall Display to Raptor Series


MAXHUB has introduced the LM150A07, an all-in-one integrated LED wall display, as part of the LED Wall Raptor Series. The MAXHUB LM150A07 control unit integrates a sending card, an Android OS card and the video processor. The unit incorporates the power supply, the receiving card and the hub board, while the power unit includes the […]

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ClearOne Awarded Two Patents for PoE Devices


ClearOne announced it has been awarded two new patents relating to PoE by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent #11,181,959 and Patent #11,188,133.The two new PoE patents describe systems and methods for providing power to multiple devices in a daisy-chain configuration, allocating power distribution among devices without disturbing the standard PoE handshaking protocol. The technology advancements […]

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Barco Announces ClickShare Alliance Program for Enhanced Customer Experience With Hybrid Meetings


Barco announced the ClickShare Alliance Program to help customers create a hybrid experience in and outside the meeting room. The program enables video conferencing powered by the ClickShare portfolio and 331 validated peripherals from alliance partners. The ClickShare Alliance Program includes a total of 50 alliance partners and added new brands like QSC, Sharp, Dell, […]

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Utelogy Corporation Now Supports Microsoft Teams UC Soft Codec to Offer Device Control


Utelogy Corporation is now capable of controlling Windows-based Microsoft Teams Rooms (MTR) devices. In conjunction with hardware support, Utelogy supports the Microsoft Teams UC soft codec. Its platform monitors the status of MTR peripherals, connections, calls in progress, presence and more. Operations teams can gather detailed analytics on MTR-equipped rooms directly from the Utelogy platform, […]

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Pexip Acquires Skedify


Pexip Holding ASA (“Pexip”, Oslo Børs Ticker: PEXIP), a leading enterprise video communication platform provider, today announced the acquisition of Skedify, a Belgium-based Software-as-a-Service customer engagement solution. The utilization of video as a core communication tool has accelerated over the last few years, not only for internal meetings in organizations but also increasingly in customer-facing […]

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Konftel Earns Customer Value Leadership Accolade For ‘World-Class’ Performance


Konftel has achieved a Customer Value Leadership award from global consultation experts Frost & Sullivan. It reflects “excellence in best practices” with Konftel praised for “world-class performance” following a rigorous analytical process. Frost and Sullivan’s senior industry analyst, Vaishno Srinivasan, said, “It is critical for vendors to provide a range of flexible, plug-and-play A/V options as […]

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Key Digital Intros New ‘Conference Room in a Box’ Solutions


With the return of face-to-face conferencing and education, along with the continued necessity of incorporating remote participation, integrators and their customers are increasingly looking to update and modernize their systems. The “Conference Room in a Box” family of products from Key Digital, a developer and manufacturer of digital video processing, video signal distribution and AV-over-IP […]

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intoPIX Updates JPEG XS Codecs, Adds ‘Flawless Imaging Profile’ in TicoXS FIP Codec


intoPIX has improved its JPEG XS codecs with the addition of something called the Flawless Imaging Profile (FIP) in its “TicoXS FIP” Codec. The JPEG XS codecs are used by many AV-over-IP manufacturers (including Crestron in its NVX lineup).  The lightweight TicoXS FIP FPGA cores and software implementations allow the extension of both 4K and 8K AV […]

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DTEN Appoints Romain Vital as Country Manager for France and Southern Europe


DTEN announced the appointment of Romain Vital as country manager for France and Southern Europe. Vital comes with experience in channel sales across the AV, UC and collaboration space and has previously worked for LifeSize, Polycom and Pexip before joining DTEN. “We are thrilled to have Romain join our EMEA Team. Romain’s natural drive, passion […]

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