Sound Devices Joins Audiotonix Group


Audiotonix, the group which comprises the Allen & Heath, Calrec, DiGiCo, DiGiGrid, Group One Limited, KLANG:technologies, and Solid State Logic entertainment technology brands, announces the acquisition of US-based Sound Devices LLC as part of its expanding group. The transaction, which was concluded today, further extends the Audiotonix professional solutions for audio production environments. James Gordon CEO […]

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McIntosh Introduces MI1250 12-Channel Power Amplifier for Home Entertainment


McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 70 years, is proud to introduce the MI1250 12-Channel Power Amplifier. The versatile McIntosh MI1250 12-Channel Amplifier can distribute pristine music playback in multiple rooms in a home. It delivers 50 Watts into 8 Ohm speakers or 90 Watts into 4 Ohm […]

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TopDirector Corporation Advances Software-Driven IP Workflows with NDI


NDI, a Vizrt Group brand, announces its full support for software-driven IP workflows using NDI with TopDirector Corporation. Joining the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling IP-based customer workflows, TopDirector Corporation will integrate NDI into its switching and streaming solutions to be recognizable as a source by […]

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BenQ Installs 12 RP Series Interactive Displays for Minnesota State University’s Iron Range Engineering Bell Program


BenQ, an internationally renowned leader in visual display solutions, has been chosen to supply its 4K UHD RP Series of interactive displays to one of the most innovative engineering schools in the nation, Iron Range Engineering. Part of Minnesota State University in Mankato, Iron Range Engineering’s Bell Program is kicking off the university’s new school […]

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Riedel’s Intercom and Audio Distribution Systems Assists Crealine’s Live Productions


Crealine Media Systems AG is taking its live event productions to the next level with Riedel Communications’ Artist digital matrix intercom system, Bolero wireless intercom system, and SmartPanel intelligent intercom and control panels for real-time video, audio, data, and communications. Ensuring flexible, reliable communications within the Crealine control room, as well as connections to off-site […]

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AVer Information’s FONE540 Speakerphone Is Now Zoom Certified


AVer Information announced its FONE540 Speakerphone received official certification from Zoom Video Communications, Inc. The FONE540 is the latest in a growing collection of AVer audio and videoconferencing innovations to pass Zoom’s certification process. FONE540 went through various laboratory tests to ensure it integrates with Zoom’s conferencing platform. Zoom users can upgrade from built-in laptop […]

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AVIWEST Launches PRO460 5G Transmitter for Live Remote Production


AVIWEST, a leading provider of live video contribution solutions, today unveiled its new PRO460, the next evolution of its flagship PRO bonded cellular transmitter series for remote and at-home video production over 5G networks. The AVIWEST PRO460 addresses all the challenges that broadcasters face in expanding their remote production for live events, including sports, entertainment, […]

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GLP LEDs Light Up the Stage for German Multi-Performer Concert


Jazzopen Stuttgart has been one of the highlights in the event calendar of the Baden-Württemberg state capital since 1994. The recipe for success: Renowned jazz musicians and top international acts from the worlds of rock, pop, soul and blues performing on six stages spread across the city. With the help of 250 GLP moving heads, […]

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Extron Opens Orders for SF 28PT Two-Way Pendant Loudspeaker


Extron announced its taking orders for the SF 28PT, a two-way pendant loudspeaker for music or program playback in high-ceiling and open-ceiling applications. Features include: A silk dome tweeter 8-inch woofer UL listed SF 28PT offers both direct 8-ohm and 70/100-volt operation Available in black or white Paintable to fit in with any decor Included […]

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Meyer Sound Spacemap Go Links Michael Bublé Concert Sound Across Multiple Stages


The North American leg of “An Evening with Michael Bublé” tour resumed in August, enthralling fans with 23 shows in A-level arenas through late October. The tour continues to rely on a Meyer Sound reinforcement system as provided by global production company Solotech, and once again the massive system is deployed in a novel “dual […]

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Mo-Sys Engineering StarTracker Technology Used in BBC Sport’s Coverage of Tokyo Games


Mo-Sys Engineering, a world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for virtual studios and augmented reality, today announces that its StarTracker technology was front and center of the innovative virtual studio production for BBC Sport’s coverage of the Tokyo Games. The entire virtual graphics production was implemented by MOOV, the UK-based sports and events graphics […]

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Martin Audio MLA Loudspeaker Array Provides Sound for London Festival


A unique festival in Cardiff Bay is being seen as the precursor to reviving a once-popular venue at the City’s Alexandra Head. The four-day extravaganza, promoted by Live Nation, combined the two-day electronic Titan Festival at the weekend, book-ended by Bay Series on the Friday and Monday. In residence throughout the entire event and broadcasting sound from […]

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disguise gx 2 Media Servers Drive VFX-filled ‘Back to the Future’ Musical 


When pop culture movie phenomenon ‘Back to the Future’ arrived in the West End, it was a time-traveling dream come true for the many fans of the original movie. Following its world premiere at the Opera House in Manchester in February 2020, the VFX-filled show set up its residency at London’s Adelphi Theatre in August […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Launches Updated Zeppelin Wireless Speaker


Renowned British audio brand Bowers & Wilkins has launched its all-new Zeppelin wireless speaker, reborn and reimagined for the streaming age. The new Zeppelin is now both smarter and more flexible, while its high-resolution sound is more detailed and dynamic than ever.  First introduced in 2007 as the ultimate iPod dock, the Zeppelin is returning […]

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VITAL Welcomes Lawrence Davis as VP Business Development


VITAL, a Custom Integration centric business coaching and software company newly acquired and rebranded (previously Vital Management), is pleased to announce the first step in their growth plan with the hiring of industry veteran, Lawrence Davis, as VP Business Development. Lawrence Davis has held executive roles at some of the CE industry’s top brands.  His most […]

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Viaccess-Orca’s Vialis Platform Offers Hybrid DTT and OTT Service


Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, announced today that French operator Vialis has launched a new hybrid DTT and OTT service powered by VO TV Platform. Featuring TV Business Analytics and Multi-DRM support, VO’s TV Platform enables Vialis to deliver personalized viewer experiences on every screen, including Ultra HD, […]

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Blackmagic Design Deliver Screen and Video Content for Hella Mega Music Tour


Blackmagic Design today announced that the Hella Mega Tour headlined by Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer, relied on an acquisition, control and delivery solution from Blackmagic Design for live big screen content and unique video backdrops. The 21 date US leg of the tour played to up to 45,000 fans each night at […]

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AVer’s FONE540 Speakerphone Earns Zoom Certification Badge


AVer’s FONE540 brings professional grade audio to remote collaboration setups AVer Information Inc. USA, the award-winning provider of education technology and video collaboration solutions, announced today that its FONE540 Speakerphone received official certification from Zoom Video Communications, Inc. The FONE540 is the latest in a growing collection of AVer audio and video conferencing innovations to […]

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What’s Up With LAVNCH: October Events


THE rAVe Agency has been busy planning and preparing tons of new LAVNCH & LEARNs and events. These events are educational and informative to help out both the new and experienced AV pros in our industry. From educational sessions on the newest tech to encouraging series on getting hired, we’ve got something for everyone. Let’s […]

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Extron Announces SF 28PT Pendant Speaker Available For Ordering


Extron is pleased to announce that they are now taking orders for the SF 28PT, a two-way pendant loudspeaker for impactful music or program playback in high-ceiling and open-ceiling applications. Featuring a silk dome tweeter and powerful 8″ woofer, the SF 28PT brings studio quality sound to pendant speaker applicaitons. Taking inspiration from modern pendant […]

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PK SOUND Appoints Trevor Grenier & Darryl Ross to New Posts


PK SOUND, the robotic line array company, has announced the appointments of Trevor Grenier and Darryl Ross to the newly created positions of Senior Partner Support and Senior Applications Support, respectively. The two comprise the core of the company’s Brand Team alongside Andrew King, recently appointed as PK’s Senior Brand Support, and report to Chief […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1065: Absen Will Be at InfoComm 2021 With New Products!


Yes, Absen will physically be at InfoComm 2021 with one of the biggest booths on the show floor, and, yes, the company will be launching new products. With the rise in virtual sets using LEDs and the move toward replacing LCDs with LEDs in meeting rooms, Absen is perfectly positioned for a big-time 2022. Gary caught up […]

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Crestron Launches New Cloud-Connected Network Power Controllers and Remote Temperature Sensor


Crestron announced the launch of two new cloud-connected Crestron Network Power Controllers and an accompanying remote temperature sensor. The Crestron Home OS provides a new Device Health Dashboard, a remote power management platform for alerts and to assess and fix devices from the Crestron Home app. Users can also troubleshoot network and IP device problems, […]

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BOSS Announces Two New Models in Loop Station Product Lineup, RC-505mkII and RC-600


BOSS announced the RC-505mkII and RC-600, two new flagship models in the Loop Station product lineup. Features of the new lineup models include: The RC-505mkII Each of the RC-505mkII’s five stereo tracks now includes customizable FX and Track buttons Users can set up various parameters and trigger them with a press, hold or double-click Pressing the […]

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PSNI Global Alliance Adds Audinate as Global Preferred Vendor Partner


PSNI Global Alliance is expanding its worldwide portfolio by adding Audinate as a global Preferred Vendor Partner (PVP). Audinate is a leading innovator of professional digital audio networking technologies.  The PSNI Global Alliance Preferred Vendor Partner Program connects vendors and integrators to pursue market opportunities, cultivating relationships and increased sales within member organizations. It represents […]

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Blustream Releases Line of HDMI-Over-HDBaseT Extension Solutions, the HEX18GARC-KIT Extender Set


Blustream announced its line of uncompressed 18Gbps HDMI-over-HDBaseT extension solutions, the HEX18GARC-KIT extender set. It uses the latest HDBaseT technology for the distribution of bit-for-bit 4K HDMI video and audio up to 328 feet over a single Cat6A cable. The set also offers support for USB 2.0/KVM, eARC, ARC and 1Gb Ethernet pass-through. The HEX18GARC-KIT […]

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ISE Highlights Opportunities for 2022 Show


Visitor registration for ISE 2022 is now open, offering the international AV and systems integration community a long-awaited opportunity to “Rise up. Reconnect. Ignite the Future” at its new home at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía. Integrated Systems Europe, ISE 2022, will take place Feb. 1-4, 2022. The ISE Conference program runs from Monday, Jan. […]

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PSNI Global Alliance Adds Audinate as Global Preferred Vendor Partner


PSNI Global Alliance, the global network of premier technology integrators and service providers, continues to expand its worldwide presence and portfolio as it welcomes Audinate as a global Preferred Vendor Partner (PVP). Known and respected by AV professionals around the globe, Audinate is a leading innovator of professional digital audio networking technologies. Their widely used […]

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IMAGENICS Joins SDVoE Alliance as an Adopting Member


The SDVoE Alliance today announced that IMAGENICS, a leading Japanese developer and manufacturer of audio/video solutions, has joined the SDVoE Alliance as an adopting member. The company’s NEX-SMART series of products is built on SDVoE technology and includes CAT6A, single-mode optical fiber and multi-mode optical fiber transmitters and receivers, control units, and Windows configuration applications. […]

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