Extron Releases New LinkLicenses for Select TouchLink Products

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Extron just introduced an Extron LinkLicense for TouchLink Control and the TLCA 1 TouchLink Control Adapter. These Pro Series control options will transform your wall mount, tabletop and Cable Cubby TouchLink Pro touch panels into an all-in-one control system. They will add flexibility to Extron’s latest TouchLink Pro touch panels, including the TLP Pro 525 […]

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Neonode Gets Another $13.9 Million in Private Capital Investment

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Neonode Inc. announced Wednesday that it has entered into definitive agreements with institutional and accredited investors, including insiders of the company, for the private placement of $13.9 million of Neonode’s common stock and convertible preferred stock (the “Private Placement”). Neonode provides advanced optical sensing solutions for touch, gesture control and remote sensing. You’ll eventually see […]

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Glass-Media Launches New Offering Dubbed “Digital Activation as a Service”

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Glass-Media launched a new Digital Activation as a Service (DAaaS) Wednesday, an offering designed to help create engaging storefront displays using digital signage. Glass-Media’s digital displays are said to be designed to bring more shoppers into the stores when consumer traffic is down. The displays serve to drive incremental foot traffic, build brand awareness and […]

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AV Buddy Application Now Re-Built for iPhone

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AV Buddy, an AV application for iOS and Android that features pin-outs, calculators, tools and AV education, has just been re-built for iPhone. It now includes a new design, adds augmented reality, elevations, jobs, an AV glossary, frequency generator, interactive 3D connectors, a cable guide, and ADM/BDM calculators. New tools aiming to help AV sales, […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 998: Almo Adds a Streaming Company, Cattura, to Its Portfolio — Here’s Why

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Gary was joined on his podcast Tuesday by Almo Pro A/V’s vice president of business development & strategy, Rob Ziv, who took the opportunity to introduce a new partner to the ProAV market — Cattura Video. Cattura has three different H.264 streaming appliances for personal, corporate, education and even live events streaming applications. Watch this […]

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Visix Adds Updates to Its AxisTV Signage Suite Software

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Visix has released version 1.35 of its AxisTV Signage Suite digital signage content management software. The release expands the speed and functionality of AxisTV Signage Suite with new and improved widgets, new content creation tools and back-end enhancements. These include: New drag-n-drop Google Sheets widget Expanded options for Voice Recognizer widget Office 365 Modern Authentication […]

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Remote Support Suddenly Sounds Like a Much Better Idea

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Back in the late fall of 2019, I first heard of Teleportivity. It was in a demo video that Gary Kayye posted right here on rAVe [PUBS]. My initial thought was that the idea was great, but I wondered about the product’s efficacy at smaller institutions like mine, or even mid-size colleges and universities. My […]

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Vivitek Announces Free One-Year NovoDS Cloud Subscription With Select Solutions

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Vivitek has announced that some of its NovoConnect and all of its NovoDisplay solutions are now available with a free, one-year NovoDS Cloud subscription. This initiative is valid until Dec. 31, 2020. In addition to being used to display content wirelessly from users’ devices, the selected NovoConnect and NovoDisplay devices transform into digital signage functionality. […]

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5 Things You’ll Learn on SYNNEX VISUALSolv Education Day

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SYNNEX VISUALSolv Education Day is just two days away. What is this day, you ask? Oh, maybe you forgot! Or maybe you haven’t heard! Happy to fill you in. Distributor SYNNEX launched a full series of events called SYNNEX LAVNCH Days this season — one set for SYNNEX VISUALSolv, another for SYNNEX COLLABSolv. With themes […]

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Logitech Takes Aim at Barco ClickShare Conference With New Logitech Swytch

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Logitech introduced Logitech Swytch Tuesday, an enhancement to Logitech room solutions, including Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom Rooms, enabling you to join meetings for other videoconferencing systems from your laptop. Using a single USB connection, you can switch control of the camera, audio devices and display in meeting rooms to your computer. Sound familiar? This […]

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This Audio Solutions Company Is Expanding Its Offering in the UCC Market With a New Speakerphone Solution

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The newly established audio brand, EPOS, unveiled the first meeting room solutions in its own-branded product portfolio, with a speakerphone series designed for medium to large-sized meeting rooms: The EXPAND 80 Series. The EXPAND 80 Series is a scalable Bluetooth speakerphone for up to 16 in-room participants. Using six adaptive, beamforming microphones and a DSP […]

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Renkus-Heinz Announces Newest Iconyx Compact Digital Amplifier

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Renkus-Heinz announced the latest product in its new Iconyx Compact Series: the Iconyx Compact 24/3-RN for “medium-sized” installations. Aimed at offering more opportunities for integrators in the house of worship, corporate, transportation, education and government markets, the Iconyx Compact Series has a narrow profile that the company says blends into nearly any environment, while maintaining […]

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Meridian Has a New Digital Active In-Wall Subwoofer With Onboard DSP Technology

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Meridian’s new DSW600 Digital Active In-Wall Subwoofer integrates onboard DSP technology. It provides thermal and dynamic bass protection, meaning (according to the company) that even when the subwoofer is played at high levels or over prolonged periods, it always delivers a precise sound for complete audio immersion. Meridian’s Enhanced Bass Alignment technology also uses two […]

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Chowmain Details New Control4 Driver and Panel for EMEA

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Chowmain just released a bidirectional IP driver for Lightwave RF for Control4 OS 3. Lightwave manufactures a range of smart lighting, power and heating solutions. The new driver allows the Lightwave home automation system to expand Control4’s smart home offering in the U.K. and EU regions using existing wiring. The integration brings some new solutions […]

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Jon Sidwick and Jane Hammersley, of Maverick AV and TechData Fame, Join USA-Based Collabtech

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Collabtech has appointed Jon Sidwick as president — as part of a growth and innovation strategy designed to help people work better together. As the largest independent solutions business in the AV market, Collabtech says its mission is to provide “best-in-class, physical and virtual enablement services” in over 110 countries. Working through the channel to […]

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LDA Audio Tech Releases New Series of Speakers for Public Address and Voice Evacuation Installs

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LDA Audio Tech has launched a new series of speakers marketed as “the most profitable option for public address and voice evacuation installations” worldwide. Aiming to make money for integrators, the range of certified speakers includes five models: acoustic projectors, ceiling speakers, and wall-mount and surface-mount speakers for small, medium, or large installations. All of […]

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Marshall Electronics Collaborates with BR Remote to Create CV-PT-HEAD Micro Pan/Tilt Mount Head for Miniature Camera Line

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Pan and Tilt Camera System Fits in the Palm of Your Hand and Features Sturdy Weatherproof Body and Unique Ability to be Mounted Inverted TORRANCE, CA, JULY 27, 2020 ̶ Marshall Electronics has joined forces with high-end pan/tilt head designer BR Remote, to design and build a micro P/T head, the CV-PT-HEAD, for Marshall miniature […]

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Meeting Room & Huddle Space AV Flexibility – Introducing the PUV-1600 Series from CYP

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Designed exclusively for huddle spaces, meeting rooms and learning environments, the PUV-1600 Series offers everything the user requires to successfully run and control the AV technology. 4K UHD AV pass through, simple plug-and-play installation with PoH (Power-over-HDBaseT™), Auto Switching of HDMI, VGA and DisplayPort sources along with control of other local devices makes this one […]

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Spectrum Expands Audio-Visual Furniture Line with Release of Slim-Footprint, Adjustable Lectern

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  July 8, 2020 8:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin – Spectrum Industries, a leading audio-visual furniture manufacturer, announces the release of their newest AV-ready lectern, the new Adjustable Height, Slim Lectern. “We’ve seen a reduction in the amount of space that professors, teachers, and guest lecturers have to function within many environments. […]

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Tune in TODAY for a COVID-19 PANEL DISCUSSION with leaders in education | Thursday for the Hybrid Classroom Model

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Join us for a panel discussion featuring T1V partners and leaders in education as we address COVID-19 and the impact on education, from undergraduate education to graduate and research programs. As leaders are faced with the impossible task of how to ‘go back’ this fall, our panel will address some of the biggest challenges they […]

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Panasonic Expands Studio Camera Offering with the Introduction of AK-UC3300 Studio Camera

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Panasonic Expands Studio Camera Offering with the Introduction of AK-UC3300 Studio Camera Delivering 4K image quality with high-sensitivity and vivid color reproduction NEWARK, NJ (July 28, 2020) – As the demand for 4K video content continues to grow across industries, the need for a flexible, 4K, feature-rich studio camera has become more desired. Panasonic today […]

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Sonosphere captures immersive nature sounds with the quietest rig on Earth

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KNOWSLEY, UK – July 2020 – Everyone knows that having any type of excessive noise can be troublesome when doing field recording. This especially applies to nature recording when one wants to encounter and capture as much natural soundscape as possible.   Henrik Oppermann, Creative Director at immersive content specialist Sonosphere, has been building up […]

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WHO criteria rate ISE 2021 COVID-19 risk as ‘low’

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ISE publishes safety measures for exhibitors and exhibition staff    MUNICH, 31 JULY 2020: A risk assessment carried out to World Health Organization guidelines has rated the overall risk of transmission and further spread of COVID-19 at ISE 2021 as ‘low’. The assessment takes into account the risk factors associated with the event and the impact […]

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AtlasIED Product Launch

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AtlasIED’s new platform sets a new standard for digital audio systems. Touch-less control, automation, and artificial intelligence offer AV integrators and end-users an intuitive, effortless way to deliver audio to restaurants, bars, hotels, school campuses, houses of worship, and other commercial environments. The new system is modular, scalable, and customizable, giving integrators a solution for […]

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Crestron Now Offering Cameo Universal Wireless Dimmers

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The new Crestron Cameo Universal Wireless Dimmers are entry-level lighting control options that offer residential systems integrators the flexibility to design lighting projects before the load types have been defined. Cameo dimmers auto-select the ideal dimming voltage for LED, incandescent and magnetic or electronic low-voltage connections. (According to Crestron, this is so integrators no longer […]

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Marshall Electronics Partners With BR Remote to Create Micro P/T Head

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Marshall Electronics has partnered with pan/tilt head designer, BR Remote, to design and build a micro P/T head — the CV-PT-HEAD — for Marshall miniature cameras. The new P/T head is compatible with all Marshall 500 series cameras, including the CV503, CV503-WP, CV506, CV506-H12, CV565 and CV566. According to Marshall, the CV-PT-HEAD body is fewer […]

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ISE 2021 Looking Optimistic After WHO Risk Assessment

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A risk assessment carried out to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines has rated the overall risk of transmission and further spread of COVID-19 at ISE 2021 as “low.” The assessment considers the risk factors associated with the event and the impact of specially formulated safety measures. Fira de Barcelona, risk consultancy AON and the Hospital […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 997: Here’s a LIVE Demo of the VDO360 2SEE USB Camera Integrated with a Far-Field Mic Array

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Almo Pro A/V’s Stephen McKay joined Gary on his videocast to do a LIVE demo of the VDO360 2SEE USB Camera — designed to be a work-from-anywhere personal conferencing device. Using a native 1080p (30fps) camera and four integrated mics, the 2SEE includes echo cancellation and automatic gain control; you’ll see (and hear) it demonstrated […]

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Vision launches F-31 stand designed for retail applications

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Vision Audio Visual has launched the latest addition to its portfolio of stands; the Vision VFM-F31, designed for additional height and rapid deployment in retail applications. Based on the effective engineering of its popular stand, the F30, the F31 offers a taller, non-motorised version which enables users to mount displays two metres off the ground […]

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Key Digital Offers AV Solution for Healthcare Facilities During Global Pandemic

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KDM Monitoring System allows healthcare professional to safely care for infectious patients MOUNT VERNON, NY – July 29, 2020 – Approaching the healthcare and medical industry from an AV perspective requires an in-depth understanding of not only the infrastructure and technical requirements and hurdles, but also an extensive familiarity of the needs of the healthcare […]

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