Panasonic Laser Projectors Featured in New Disney World Star Wars Ride

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Panasonic’s laser projectors are all over the place inside the new Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. And we want to show you! So, here’s the footage we took riding the ride earlier today — it includes story spoilers so, if you’re going to experience the ride totally for […]

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Crestron Shipping Wireless Horizon EX Keypads and Dimmers

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Crestron is shipping its wireless Horizon EX keypads and dimmers. Featuring matching dimmers and keypads, the new line of wall-box controllers provides a custom control solution as part of a complete Crestron smart home. Horizon EX universal dimmers have no minimum load requirement and can do LED dimming. Featuring what Crestron calls a “designer aesthetic,” […]

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How to Select the Right PTZ Camera for Live Streaming Events

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM AVER USA By James Salter Marketing Director, AVer USA Today’s AV integrators and managers serve or work in a wide range of industries across enterprise, higher education, government, houses of worship and more. There are a number of areas they must address in AV production environments to ensure professional quality […]

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NorthVision to Demo VisionShare Transmitter/Receiver at ISE 2020

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NorthVision will be at ISE 2020 again to demo its VisionShare 60G WirelessHD HDMI transmitter/receiver and its new security features, including: As WirelessHD doesn’t require any internet connection and cannot be found in the Wi-Fi searching list, it is not possible to hack into the presentation you are transmitting. All content in VisionShare system is […]

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Eiki Debuts Two New HDR Large Venue Laser Projectors

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Eiki International just debuted two WUXGA (1920×1200) 1-chip DLP laser projectors with HDR: the EK-818U and the EK-812U, both aimed at digital signage, auditoriums, large conference rooms, theaters, houses of worship and other large venue applications. The EK-818U is specified at 9,500 lumens brightness with a 100,000:1 contrast ratio while the EK-812U laser projectors is […]

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Contacta to Launch V PRO Series Loop Drivers at ISE 2020

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At ISE 2020, Contacta will launch the new V PRO series of large area hearing loop drivers, alongside a new range of integrated OEM hearing loop systems. According to Contacta, the V PRO series will include the V22a, V34 and V34a, which all feature a guided loop setup to reduce installation time. They also include […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 920: Let’s Talk About [STORYTELLING] and Why We Do It

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As you may know, rAVe [PUBS] is now part of THE rAVe Agency — a full-service creative agency that serves the AV and UCC markets exclusively. We just launched a new service called [STORYTELLING] that helps you tell your brand, product or service story using words, video or voice. No, it’s not PR — there […]

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CEDIA Names Michael Sherman 2019 Young Professional of the Year

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CEDIA has announced Michael Sherman as the recipient of the 2019 CEDIA Young Professional of the Year award. Sherman is the owner/director of Henri, a CEDIA Member of Excellence company based in France. The award recognizes Sherman as an emerging leader who is making an impact on the home technology integration industry. The award elevates […]

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George Strait Checks “Yes” For A DiGiCo SD12 96 FOH Console

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas – December 2019 – Known as “The King of Country” and considered one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time, George Strait keeps going and going. While he officially retired from touring after his 2012-2014 Cowboy Rides Away tour, Strait—who has amassed a total of 60 number-one hits, […]

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Just Add Power Ships HDMI AV-Over-IP Wall Plate

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Just Add Power (J+P) announced this week that its new third-generation (3G) thin two-gang HDMI wall plate transmitter is now shipping. The VBIS-HDIP-707WP2 allows users to incorporate laptops and other HDMI devices as sources for its 1G AV-over-IP systems at a depth of only 1.5 inches. Offering ultra-low latency (JPEG2000 compression), the VBIS-HDIP-707WP2 wall plate […]

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NSCA Continues Ethical Awards Program with No Entry Fees (Which We Celebrate!)

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NSCA just opened its 2020 Excellence in Business Awards entry period. Submissions will be accepted through Jan. 17, 2020; there are no entry fees. Winners will receive recognition in various NSCA and industry publications, blogs, social media channels and newsletters, as well as recognition at NSCA’s 22nd annual Business & Leadership Conference on Feb. 26-28, […]

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D-Tools Enables AV as a Service (AVaaS) Through Integration with GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation

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CONCORD, CA (December 5, 2019) – D-Tools, Inc. and GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation, a nationwide provider of commercial technology financing and value-added services, have worked together to provide electronic systems integrators using D-Tools System Integrator (SI) the ability to offer their clients flexible payment options for projects and services, and present them as part of […]

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MXL Microphones Releases Overstream Bundle for Livestreaming, Gaming

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MXL Microphones is shipping its Overstream and Overstream Pro Bundles for livestreaming and gaming. The bundles include a choice of either the 990 Blaze or 990 Blizzard condenser microphone with a desk-mounted, hinged-arm mic stand and an integrated all-in-one pop filter and shock mount. The Overstream Pro Bundle includes all the products within the Overstream […]

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Datapath Intros Arqa KVM-Over-IP System

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Datapath today introduced a new KVM-over-IP solution called Arqa, the company’s first hardware-based KVM solution. Designed for command and control environments, as well as any application for those who need to monitor, control and share access from a variety of workstations, Arqa gives operators access to multiple remote sources without sacrificing video quality or round-trip […]

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Kandao Technology Now Shipping Kandao Meeting 8K Conferencing Camera

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Kandao Technology is now shipping its 8K, 360-degree videoconferencing camera dubbed Kandao Meeting. Kandao Meeting combines two high-quality fisheye lenses, eight mic arrays and a speaker. It can be put in the center of a meeting room to capture all the attendees at 8K resolution, while automatically focusing on people as they speak. The remote […]

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Waves Audio Releases eMotion LV1 V11

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Waves Audio just announced the eMotion LV1 V11, an updated version of its eMotion LV1 live software mixer with new user-requested features, including the new MyMon Personal Monitor Mixing App. Based on Waves SoundGrid technology, each of the mixer’s channels has its own plug-in rack capable of running up to eight Waves and third-party plug-ins. […]

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Sony Electronics Introduces TEOS Workplace Management Solutions

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Sony Electronics announced Tuesday the North American launch of TEOS, a suite of new workplace management solutions that gives AV, IT and facilities managers full control over devices, signage and content across the entire workplace ecosystem. From meeting rooms to reception areas, the TEOS workplace management solutions offer a simple, scalable and cost-effective way to […]

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INOGENI Announces Ultra HD to USB 3.0 and HDBaseT to USB 3.0 Converters

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INOGENI has announced the release of the 4KXUSB3 Ultra HD (4K) to USB 3.0 and Magni HDBaseT to USB 3.0 converters. It features an HDMI loop output, analog audio I/O and a VISCA port for PTZ cameras. It requires no drivers, making it a reliable and convenient tool to capture uncompressed video with audio from […]

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Riedel Bolero and MediorNet Provide Comprehensive Comms for Winterthurer Musikfestwochen

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WUPPERTAL, Germany — Dec. 5, 2019 — For the seventh straight year, Riedel Communications Switzerland AG provided a comprehensive communications infrastructure for the Winterthurer Musikfestwochen, held last August in the historic old town of Winterthur, Switzerland. In its biggest commitment to date for the world-famous music festival, Riedel supplied a communications and signal routing backbone […]

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Temple Church Is A Fan Of Alcons

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Located in the north-west suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee, Temple Church is a striking, angular building where music features heavily in worship services. Featuring a gospel choir, full band, soloists and enthusiastic participation from the congregation, a high-quality sound reinforcement system was needed, but one which could seamlessly fill the large fan-shaped nave of this modern […]

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Atlantic Technology Brings to Market First Headphones

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Norwood, MA – December 4, 2019 – Atlantic Technology recently exhibited over 30 new products which begin to roll out this holiday season and throughout 2020. The first to hit the market is the FS-HAL1 Hi-Res Audio Certified In-Ear monitors. These lightweight, stylish in-ear monitors are designed for users to upgrade to the audiophile sound […]

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Live Streaming Audio Blazes Through NAMM 2020 With MXL Overstream Bundles

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ANAHEIM, CA, DECEMBER 4, 2019 – MXL Microphones, a leading manufacturer of consumer and professional audio products, will be showcasing its Overstream and Overstream Pro Bundles for live streaming and gaming at NAMM 2020 (Booth 14302). The bundles include a choice of either the 990 Blaze or 990 Blizzard condenser microphone with a desk mounted, […]

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Christie Terra ties it all together at Montgomery Emergency Operations Center

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CONROE, Texas – (December 4, 2019) – The Christie® Terra solution has formed the backbone of a major technological overhaul at Montgomery County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Conroe, Texas. The mission critical EOC acts as a central point for government officials and local agencies to analyze incoming data and manage response efforts to large […]

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Blackmagic Design Cameras and Switcher Powers South Africa’s Rocking the Daisies

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Fremont, CA – December 3, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that South African music festival, Rocking the Daisies, was powered by an end to end Blackmagic Design workflow, featuring Blackmagic URSA Broadcast and ATEM Constellation 8K. Held at the Cloof Wine Estate in Cape Town and incorporating comedy, music, art and film, Rocking the Daisies (RTD) […]

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Denon Announces DHT-S216 Sound Bar With DTS Virtual:X

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Denon today announced its first full-range sound bar with DTS Virtual:X, the DHT-S216 (priced at $249). The sound bar leverages psychoacoustic algorithms, developed by DTS, to realistically simulate a multi-channel soundtrack played on a home theater surround sound system. The DHT-S216 is easily connected to any TV and media player via 4K UHD HDMI with […]

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BenQ Unveils DuoBoard Corporate Interactive Flat Panel

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BenQ today unveiled DuoBoard (CP8601K), an all-in-one interactive display solution designed for the modern meeting room. DuoBoard includes BenQ’s Collaboration+, a suite of features designed to maximize efficiency, productivity and teamwork, including: Duo Boards: Connect two DuoBoards together to create one large continuous workspace, giving ample room for multiple collaborators. Duo Windows: Partition a single […]

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Middle Atlantic Products Adds European Inventory of High Power DC Power Distribution Series

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Middle Atlantic Products is building upon its commitment of delivering more solutions and support in the E.U. with local inventory and shipment of region-specific power plugs for its High Power DC Power Distribution Series. The higher-power-capacity solution was first introduced at ISE 2019 and provides maximum power to support more devices while also eliminating messy, […]

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Visix Ships Version 3.8 of Its Connect Meeting Room Sign

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Visix is shipping version 3.8 of its Connect meeting room sign with expanded administrative controls, more on-screen features and UI workflow and design enhancements. Connect room signs show schedules and allow bidirectional booking from Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, EMS Platform Services, Google Calendars and Live25 by CollegeNET. The interactive touchscreen lets users book, start, […]

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Nureva Adds 13 Agile-Based Templates to Span Workspace

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Nureva announced that it has added 13 agile-based templates to Span Workspace, Nureva’s cloud-based digital canvas for visual planning and team collaboration. These customizable templates are designed to help teams accelerate common, recurring agile and scrum activities while improving team engagement and collaboration. They cover a broad range of activities including persona development, empathy mapping, […]

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