AVnu Alliance Adds Bose, Arrive, Revolabs and LG


The industry consortium that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for interoperability, has added four new member companies to its alliance: Bose Corporation, LG, Arrive Systems and Revolabs. Standing at 55 global members, AVnu Alliance is a consortium of professional AV, automotive and consumer electronics companies working together to drive certification and interoperability of open […]

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Tightrope Introduces New Compact, Multiformat HD Video Server for Small-Scale Broadcast Operations at $14,995


Tightrope Media Systems announced at InfoComm the Cablecast SXHD LE video server, a new multi-format HD and SD video server that joins Tightrope’s Cablecast family of all-in-one broadcast automation systems. SXHD LE is a single-box, 1 RU solution for video playout that includes 4 TB of storage and built-in branding functions. It’s meant for small-scale […]

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Williams Sound Debuts Personal PA with Network Control


The Williams Sound PPA T45Net transmitter offers control or monitoring capability from any remote location, multiple digital audio input options and an OLED high-resolution screen. It features three microprocessors; offers the ability to select between three modes for DSP: voice, music, or hearing assistance in the application preset menu; and quickly configures itself. With a […]

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IED Adds New Power Amplifiers


Innovative Electronic Designs’ (IED) new IED1581NA-C/IED1581NA-D and IED1542NA-C/IED1542NA-D are single and dual channel power amplifiers designed for use in smaller applications that require full-bandwidth audio and where low power and low cost are considerations. The IED1581 amplifiers have a single channel output that offers 8 watts of power at either 4Ω or 8Ω. Model IED1581C […]

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PrimeView Intros 84″ 4K Display with HDBaseT


Primeview this week is unveiling its new 84” 4K HDBaseT-enabled display, a solution to the 4K distance problem that plagues commercial projects. HDBaseT can deliver 4K video up to 100 meters over a single Ethernet cable, making the installation process much simpler and more cost effective compared to all other cabling options for professional installers […]

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Revolabs Announces Updated Executive Elite Wireless Conferencing Solution


Revolabs Inc. announced at InfoComm 2013 its next-generation Executive Elite four- and eight-channel wireless microphone systems, the company’s new flagship product and latest addition to its family of unified communications solutions for boardrooms and conference rooms. The system’s features include a new distributed architecture, increased density, enhanced integration with room control systems and cloud-based management […]

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Atlas Adds Line of BlueBridge DSP Controllers


Atlas Sound’s new line of DSP controllers are being released under the Atlas Sound BlueBridge brand. The BlueBridge family of products feature drag and drop, open architecture software and can operate on any network. Each model utilizes high quality microphone preamps and 24 bit converters to obtain ultra-low noise floor while still maintaining a smooth […]

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Christie Debuts New 55″ LCD with Gorilla Glass


Here at InfoComm, Christie is launching the next generation of its Jumpstart and a new 55″ video wall using multiple FHD551-X — a 55″ LCD made with Corning Gorilla Glass, and the company’s first multi-touch video wall solution. An industry first with what Christie says is the smallest image-to-image gap of any bonded LCD monitor, […]

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SurgeX SEQ-1U: Smart, Slim Surge Eliminator and Power Conditioner


Here at InfoComm, SurgeX’s is showing the 1U Sequencer (SEQ-1U), a single rack unit power management surge protection, conditioning and sequencing solution for AV, broadcast and computer equipment. The SEQ-1U offers advanced protection for any size AV or IT installation. Proprietary SurgeX technology in the SEQ-1U includes Advanced Series Mode surge elimination, a zero let-through […]

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Vaddio Introduces Complete UC Meeting Room Solutions for Laptops and Tablets: the GroupSTATION and HuddleSTATION


Vaddio has introduced two new unified communications room solutions designed for mobile laptop or tablet users to enable its computer applications for group collaboration and presentation meetings. By just connecting a laptop or tablet directly into the GroupSTATION or HuddleSTATION dock users can add HD video, wideband audio microphones and a loudspeaker system to their […]

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Panamax/Furman Introduces Vertex VT-EXT Eight-Outlet Vertical Power Strip for A/V Racks


Panamax/Furman today introduced a new vertical power strip for A/V equipment racks. The Vertex VT-EXT provides integrators with eight outlets (three with transformer spacing), addresses ground loop issues with specialized mounting brackets and simplifies cord management to reduce installation time. The vertical power strip is designed to be used in conjunction with a Panamax/Furman power […]

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Atlas Sound Intros BlueBridge DSP Accessories


Atlas Sound’s new Atlas Sound BlueBridge DSP controllers are a set of rack and wall mount accessories for the BlueBridge platform. The BB-SM1 is a 1RU rack-mountable system manager that allows for third-party control interpretation as well as Web browser control of the BlueBridge system using a PC or mobile device (iOS or Android). The […]

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Vaddio Intros Controller That Can Transform Any Vaddio High Definition PTZ Camera into a USB or IP Camera


Vaddio’s new Quick-Connect technology that allows any Vaddio camera that supports a Quick-Connect Short-Range (SR) to output USB or Ethernet. Based on Vaddio’s Quick-Connect technology, that allows cameras to be extended up to 150 feet over Cat. 5 cabling, now USB cameras can be deployed in system designs where distance was an issue. Vaddio’s Quick-Connect […]

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Christie Launches iPhone App: Christie InControl


Christie announced the Christie InControl projector iOS App at InfoComm. Christie InControl is aimed at rental and staging customers using Christie 3-chip DLP M Series and J Series projectors in various applications including trade shows, live events and projection mapping. Fixed installation applications such as classrooms and boardrooms, houses of worship, government facilities and museums […]

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rAVe Scoop: Da-Lite’s New ViewShare is a Screen with an Embedded Videoconferencing Camera


The show hasn’t even opened and we already have yet another scoop for you. Da-Lite’s going to launch a new product here at InfoComm called ViewShare. ViewShare is an electric tensioned screen that actually has a 1080p USB compatible screen integrated right into the screen frame. It’s designed for UC applications for rooms where videoconferencing […]

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Aviom AN-16/i v.2 Analog Input Module Ships


Aviom told rAVe today that its new AN-16/i v.2 Input Module, which supports the new A360 Personal Mixer, is now shipping. The AN-16/i v.2 converts 16 line-level analog audio channels to a Pro16e A-Net digital stream. Based on an enhanced version of Aviom’s Pro16 A-Net protocol, Pro16e, the technology driving the new A360 Personal Mixer […]

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New Philips Medical Displays, Digital Signage Displays and ProAV Displays Here at InfoComm


Philips MMD will unveil two new Philips DICOM compliant clinical review displays at InfoComm 2013 — 24″ and 27″ LCD includes anti-microbial housing to inhibit bacterial growth, a medical grade power supply to ensure safety and low emission and D-image preset for consistent DICOM grayscale medical images. Along with these displays, MMD told rAVe it […]

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Extron Introduces New Media Presentation Switcher with DTP Extension


Extron’s new MPS 602 is a six-input media presentation switcher for digital and analog sources. It offers digital video switching with three HDCP-compliant HDMI inputs and one DTP 230 twisted pair input, and analog video switching with two RGB inputs that are digitized for distribution to the digital outputs. In addition, the MPS 602 includes […]

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Christie’s Brio Takes On Barco’s ClickShare


Christie’s press release says: The days of passing cables and adapters across meeting room tables, installing additional software, rebooting laptops and apologizing for delayed or bungled presentations have ended with the launch of Christie Brio, a new meeting presentation and collaboration system that takes the hassles out of single and multi-site workplace meetings. And, they’re […]

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projectiondesign Ships ProNet.precision Projector Auto-Alignment Software


projectiondesign’s long-awaited ProNet.precision software offers a simple and fast solution to aligning multiple projected images side-by-side to form one contiguous display. It supports resolutions up to WQXGA (2560×1600 pixels) per channel and can be used to calibrate any combination of projectors either horizontally or vertically. ProNet.precision also supports image stacking for increased brightness and 3D […]

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Waveguide Consulting Opens Second California Office


Congratulations to Scott Walker and Waveguide on the opening of the company’s San Francisco office and the addition of industry-veteran Scott Fike – who was the managing director at CMS AudioVisual Consultants until last week! The San Francisco office is the fourth new office Waveguide has opened since the economic downturn of 2008, and this […]

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Pakedge Introduces Its First 8-Port Fully Managed PoE Gigabit Switch


More and more AV is going IT. And, Pakedge’s new S8Mpd allows for all resolutions of uncompressed video and audio to be routed simultaneously via Ethernet and fiber. Adding to its flexibility, the S8Mpd can be powered Power over Ethernet (PoE) – a major advantage in a retrofit situation where it may not be possible […]

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Sony Laser Projector Introduced


The Sony laser projector is a major announcement from the company at InfoComm 2013. The Sony VPL-FHZ55 is its first lampless projector using 3LCD imaging technology to achieve a spec of 4,000 lumens of color light output at WUXGA resolution (1920×1200). The new projector uses blue laser as its light source, which in turn generates […]

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Extron Introduces Speaker Innovation for Suspended Ceilings


Extron’s new SpeedMount Ceiling Speaker System is a patented low-profile, plenum-rated, two-piece ceiling tile speaker system for division-of-labor installations. The CS 1226T SpeedMount speaker system features the newest speaker design from Extron, which greatly simplifies ceiling speaker installation and delivers significant time and cost savings. The two-piece system consists of the CS 120P plenum rated […]

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BTX ProBlox Multiconnector System Now Included on BigFoot Mobile Systems Carts


BTX Technologies (BTX) today announced that the company’s ProBlox all-in-one connector system is available on BigFoot Mobile Carts. Designed to bundle several signals through a single connector, ProBlox combines 16 coax and 26 audio/data/control contacts in a single multiconnector to bring BigFoot Mobile Carts even easier transport, safety and flexibility. Originally designed for the NFL, […]

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Panasonic to Debut New LED-Lit LCD Digital Signage Series of Displays at InfoComm


Panasonic will launch a a new line of high definition LED LCDs for hospitality and digital signage, the LRU60 Series. Available in 32”, 39”, 42”, 50” and 65”, Panasonic’s new LED line will be aimed at the hospitality, digital signage and meeting room markets. Panasonic designed the Energy Star-rated LRU60 Series with functions that reduce […]

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Visix RoomBoard Announced


Visix’s newest room sign, called RoomBoard, is a touchscreen wayfinding solution that shows room availability, allows scheduling at the screen and integrates with MeetingMinder conference room signs – and it’s on rAVe’s InfoComm Top 10 Tour! The RoomBoard is custom-built with the client’s logo, colors and map. Maps are interactive and room availability is instantly […]

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Renewed Vision Debuts ProVideoServer at InfoComm


Renewed Vision has debuted at InfoComm something called the ProVideoServer (PVS) — a four-channel HD video server with synchronization. Eight years ago, Renewed Vision introduced ProVideoSync, a dual-channel media server for synchronized playback of two channels of what they call “broadcast-quality” video with select video codecs. Since that time, codecs like H.264 that were originally […]

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Grund Audio Launches New Loudspeaker Line at InfoComm


Grund Audio Design introduced at InfoComm the new ACX Series loudspeaker product line that’s being pitched as a low-cost sound reinforcement line for the 200 – 400 seat house of worship, smaller meeting rooms and similar spaces. The new Grund Audio Design ACX Series encompasses five models. All utilize MDF enclosures and operate at 150 […]

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Magenta Introduces Long Range HDMI Extension Solution at InfoComm 2013


Magenta Research will launch two new HDMI extenders at InfoComm that it claims can send HDMI 500 feet (152 meters) over a single Cat6 cable. The HD-One DX 500 supports the extension of 1920×1200 and 1080p HDMI video plus embedded audio, while the HD-One LX 500 adds support for two-way RS232 and IR signals (36.7, […]

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