Aveo Systems Updates Mira Connect Smart AV Control System

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Aveo Systems updated its Mira Connect smart AV control system and added support for broadcast TV tuners, sound masking applications and extending Zoom Rooms capabilities. Cable, satellite and off-air TV tuners are now supported via Mira Connect and integrators can add the tuner, define channel favorites, upload channel icons and route the tuners to displays. […]

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Almo Pro A/V Partners With OfficePro to Offer Videoconference Training

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Everyone is using Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex or BlueJeans — so Almo Professional A/V announced it is the first distributor to offer training services for these platforms thanks to a new partnership with OfficePro, Inc. As a result, these training packages can be incorporated into an AV project to add incremental revenue and ensure […]

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Extron to Integrate Select Capabilities With HP Elite Slice G2

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Extron announced that it is working with HP to create scalable meeting solutions for modern workspaces. With these solutions, Extron is integrating room automation, audio and signal extension capabilities with the HP Elite Slice G2, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom Rooms solutions. Its collaboration with HP brings Extron AV control capabilities to the HP Elite […]

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Lumens Digital Optics Unveils VC-BC301P 4K IP POV Camera

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Lumens Digital Optics unveiled its VC-BC301P 4K IP POV camera; a 4K 60-frame-per-second IP camera for live production, sports, HOW and corporate video capture. The VC-BC301P 4K IP POV camera uses the 1/1.8” SONY high sensitive sensor and is capable of capturing a 102-degree viewing angle and sends content via Ethernet, HDMI and USB 3.0. […]

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Kramer Electronics Unveils Two-Gang Decora Wall Plate

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Kramer Electronics’ WP-EN6 is a two-gang Decora wall plate video encoder that claims streaming of 4K@60Hz (4:2:0), HDCP 2.2, HDMI video, IR, RS-232 and USB signals over an IP network in unicast (one-to-one) or multicast (many-to-many) configurations. The WP-EN6 uses Power over Ethernet (POE) and auto-senses the extension line PoE status and accepts power from […]

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Biamp Releases TesiraFORTÉ X Series of Audio-to-IP Solutions

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The Biamp TesiraFORTÉ X series is the latest audio-to-IP addition to Biamp’s range of UCC solutions designed for mid-sized rooms up to the very largest spaces. Including compatibility with AVB and Dante, the TesiraFORTÉ X includes the TesiraFORTÉ X 400 (four channels), the TesiraFORTÉ X 800 (eight channels) and the TesiraFORTÉ X 1600 (16 channels) […]

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AVer Information Launches CAM130 USB Conference Camera Solution With Built-In Mic

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AVer Information announced the launch of the CAM130, a USB conference camera solution with a built-in microphone — meant for huddle rooms, phone booth rooms and those who work from home. The CAM130 is the first of AVer’s new series of solutions which include built-in fill lighting. The CAM130 automatically adjusts brightness and memorizes preferences. […]

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New Features Added to BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams Solutions

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BlueJeans by Verizon announced new features to its BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams solution (BlueJeans Gateway). Additionally Microsoft named Verizon as an early launch partner for its new Operator Connect platform. Operator Connect creates a direct peering relationship between the Microsoft Teams platform and Verizon’s SIP trunking network — claiming a more secure and enterprise-grade, […]

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ViewSonic Launches ViewBoard Cast Button

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ViewSonic Corp launched the ViewBoard Cast Button, a brand-new accessory of ViewSonic’s wireless presentation display (WPD) solution — think: ClickShare button. The ViewBoard Cast Button is designed to make wireless multiscreen collaboration simpler. Once a one-time setup is completed by pairing the Button to ViewSonic’s ViewBoard interactive displays or commercial displays then, all users need […]

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Epson Announces New Moverio AR Smart Glasses

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Epson today announced the Moverio BT-40 and BT-40S, the new generation of Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart glasses. Powered by Epson Si-OLED technology, the new Moverio solutions offer users a number of advances including a wider field of view (FOV), Full HD 1080p display resolution, high contrast, improved connectivity and a more comfortable and an […]

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The Outlook for Home Working Beyond COVID-19

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By Chris Pennell Futuresource Consulting Futuresource’s Home Working survey asked 1,500 employees across America, France, Germany, and the U.K. about the impact COVID-19 has had on their working patterns, as well as the use of work technology in the home. The findings indicate that post-COVID-19, respondents expect the changes to working patterns to continue in […]

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Barco Bets on a Future Filled With Services

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Barco announced the launch of an updated service program that the company says reinforces the its commitment toward its partners and end users. The service framework has been rebranded and the offerings have been revised. “At Barco, we focus on our customer’s needs in everything we do”, said Jan De Witte, Barco CEO. “First and […]

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Almo Adds Jabra

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The Unified Communications Collaboration (UCC) market is the hot market now and Almo ProAV today announced a new distribution partnership adding Jabra’s full line of PanaCast Video Conferencing Cameras and Speak Series of Conferencing Speakerphones. Additionally, Jabra has joined Almo’s spring 2021 E4 Evolution (E4v), a live, digital education event for the design and specification […]

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MAXHUB Releases New PTZ Camera With 12x Optical Zoom, 16x Digital Zoom

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MAXHUB announced the availability of its UC P20 4K 60fps PTZ (Point — Tilt — Zoom) Camera with 12x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom capability. The MAXHUB UC P20 is 4K and 60 frames per second — using an 8.51-megapixel CMOS image sensor that can zoom up to 192 times. The MAXHUB UC P20’s […]

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Lumens Digital Optics Announces Integration With Panopto

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Lumens Digital Optics announced an integration with Panopto video management system. The Lumens LC200 CaptureVision System is compatible with Panopto for recording, livestreaming and managing video content. The Lumens LC200 CaptureVision system supports capturing up to four video sources simultaneously through multiple inputs and also allows switching between them. Lectures, presentations or any video content can […]

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Marshall Cameras Now Compatible With CyanView RCP Control Panel

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Marshall Electronics has collaborated with CyanView, designer and manufacturer of premiere universal camera control systems, to ensure that select Marshall cameras are compatible with its RCP control panel. This cooperation brings advanced color shading control to several Marshall cameras, as CyanView’s RCP supports Marshall Electronics Miniature HD Cameras (CV503, CV506, CV344, CV346, CV380, CV502), Zoom […]

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What The Work-From-Home Movement Means for AV Integrators and Office-Based Businesses

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By Zee Hakimoglu Chair & CEO, ClearOne Over the last 12 months, the ideas of “work from home” and “distributed workforce” have evolved from novel ideas for office workers into necessary structures intended to protect the safety and health of employees while enabling continued business operations. As a result, organizations around the world are poised […]

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ClearOne Adds ‘Voice Lift’ Feature to BMA 360 Beamforming Ceiling Tile Mic

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ClearOne is expanding the applications for its BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile with the addition of a new “Voice Lift” feature that allows audio to be locally amplified and heard throughout classrooms, lecture halls and large meeting rooms. ClearOne’s technologies, FiBeam and DsBeam, already found on the BMA 360, enable new levels of […]

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Audio-Technica Adds New Variations of ES945 Omni and ES947 Cardioid Condenser Mics

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Audio-Technica added new variations of its ES945 Omnidirectional Condenser Boundary Microphone and ES947 Cardioid Condenser Boundary Microphone. All models are intended for surface flush-mount installation and include Audio-Technica’s UniGuard RFI-shielding innovations for unsurpassed immunity from radio frequency interference. First, the existing standard ES945 and ES947 models are being replaced and enhanced by the new ES945O/XLR (omnidirectional) […]

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B-Tech BT7886 Mount Now Available for Mersive’s Solstice Pod

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Mersive Technologies’ Solstice Pod is an in-room collaboration platform, which enables users on any connected device to share, control and annotate content on displays. Users wishing to mount the Solstice pod will now be able to use the BT7886 from B-Tech — apparently an official mounting partner to Mersive — to secure the device in […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications Now Shipping ADECIA Ceiling Solution

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Yamaha Unified Communications is now shipping the ADECIA ceiling solution, a customizable audio solution for meeting spaces. It includes the multi-beamforming RM-CG ceiling microphone and RM-CR audio processor, as well as Yamaha’s PoE switches and VXL Series line array speakers. The complete solution immediately detects all components of the system and configures them to be […]

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AVer Information Launches New Enterprise-Grade Videoconference Camera and Speakerphone

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AVer Information announced the launch of two new products: the CAM520 Pro2 and VC520 Pro2. The enterprise-grade videoconference camera and speakerphone are now available. Keep meetings efficient and safe with AVer’s improved SmartFrame on the AVer CAM520 Pro2. Next-generation facial and body detection ensures that everyone is visible on the screen up to 32 feet […]

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WolfVision Announces New Extension to Cynap System Portfolio

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WolfVision has announced an extension to its Cynap system portfolio called the Cynap Core Pro — a wireless presentation, web conferencing and collaboration system that provides wireless screen mirroring capability, combined with built-in web conferencing, annotation and more. Integrated with BYOD screen mirroring functionality, the Cynap Core Pro provides wireless screen sharing for all iOS, […]

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Poly Releases Rove DECT IP Phone With Antimicrobial Product Protection

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Poly announced the Poly Rove DECT; an IP phone that features built-in Microban antimicrobial product protection. At rAVe, we believe this is likely going to become commonplace with new business products handled by multiple people on a daily basis but, Microban does not say the this product or its other antimicrobial coatings or surfaces prevent […]

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ClearOne Announces Free Version of COLLABORATE Space Lifetime Subscription Messaging App

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ClearOne announced that a version of its COLLABORATE Space lifetime subscription messaging app is now available for free. ClearOne’s COLLABORATE Space is a collaboration tool that delivers a full suite of audio, videoconferencing, web conferencing and meeting tools in a persistent space from any device. “The free version of COLLABORATE Space allows up to ten […]

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Comprehensive Releases New Presentation Adapter for Meetings and Classrooms

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Comprehensive’s SimpliShare SSH-500T 4K is basically a presentation adapter cable to simplify connection of any source in a meeting room, huddle space and classroom. Using a multihead cable adapter design, it includes connections for HDMI, Mini DP or USB-C video to any HDMI 4K display and passes up to Ultra HD 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) 18G. It’s […]

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PPDS Releases New Line of Ultra HD Pro TVs

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PPDS (formerly Philips Professional Display Solutions) has announced the availability of its range of Chromecast built-in and Crestron-Connected certified B-Line Ultra HD pro TVs. The product was first teased at ISE 2020 in Amsterdam with this video: The new Philips B-Line range is PPDS’ most advanced pro TV line to date, equipped out of the […]

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Vaddio Now Shipping New Recessed Ceiling Camera

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A flipping, recessed ceiling camera from Vaddio, the RoboFLIP 30 HDBT, is shipping and fully rotates into its enclosure when in standby mode, allowing room occupants a visual assurance that video feeds are not active. The RoboFLIP is a native 1080p@60 resolution camera (via HDBaseT and HDMI) using the Exmor R CMOS sensor. Equipped with […]

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Almo Pro A/V’s Spring E4v Event Is Set for March 9-11

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Almo Professional A/V revealed its next live, digital education event — the E4 Evolution (E4v) — is taking place March 9-11, 2021. Part of the E4 Experience platform, the E4v features the ability to access six customized subject matter “halls” — digital signage, education, emerging technologies, corporate AV, pro audio and UCC — for a […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 3.0: The New Tech LAVNCH Day Roundup

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The final hurrah of LAVNCH WEEK 3.0 was New Tech LAVNCH Day: a day dedicated entirely to something we’re all (still) desperately missing without trade shows — new product launches. This day looked a little different from the other two LAVNCH WEEK 3.0 days (ProAV Day and End User Day), so this wrap-up story will […]

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MAXHUB Intros Integrated LED Wall Display Line

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MAXHUB just introduced its line of Integrated LED Wall displays (aka: dvLED). Ranging in size from 110 to 220 inches, the MAXHUB Integrated LED Wall are designed for meeting rooms, lecture halls and other large venues. Incorporating interactive and mirroring technology — including multidevice screen sharing and synchronized writing. Unlike many competing LED display products, […]

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Extron Just Launched a Timely New Product

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Extron just launched a timely product — since everything uses USB now — in the form of the UCS 900 Series of fiber optic SuperSpeed USB extenders that extend USB data signals from peripheral devices to a host computer over fiber optic cable. These extenders are compatible with all USB standards up to USB 3.2 […]

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