Lumens Unveils New Videoconference Camera With 4K Ultra HD Sensor


Lumens unveiled the VC-B11U videoconferencing camera Tuesday, using a native 4K Ultra HD sensor and WDR technology. In a video call, movement can be visually disturbing. The VC-B11U has a fast-focusing mechanism that allows the focus function to be completely stable even with major online meeting movement. It provides a stable video image. Also, the […]

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Luxul Wireless Mesh Solution Will Be Available to Integrators This Fall


Luxul announced Tuesday that its highly anticipated Epic Mesh wireless mesh solution will be available to integrators mid-September 2020. Epic Mesh is the first wireless mesh solution designed for the AV integration channel. Epic Mesh combines a mesh node acting as a router and additional satellite nodes that require no wired link between them. Each […]

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AmpliVox Sound Systems Upgrades 3230 Multimedia Lectern Series


AmpliVox Sound Systems has upgraded its 3230 Multimedia Lectern series with custom colors and finishes and optional rack rails for securely mounting electronic components. The 3230 series offers six standard colors: mahogany, oak, maple, walnut, cherry and black. And now, there are also 10 premium colors such as beechwood, dark gray, ivory and more. There […]

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Visix Revamps Its Professional Services; Offers More Support to Digital Signage Clients


Visix has overhauled its professional services offering to better support digital signage clients by consolidating multiple teams under one manager, revamping the client onboarding process, streamlining client contacts and improving internal systems. Everyone who purchases the company’s AxisTV software and MeetingMinder room signs is now partnered with a client success manager who acts as their […]

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Extron and Lutron Announce Seamless Control Partnership


Extron announced its partnership with Lutron, a lighting control and automated shading solution company — combining Extron control with the Lutron Vive Wireless in smart-building projects. Facility managers and AV Pros can use the same Vive hub they have installed for lighting control flexibility and add an Extron control processor and a touch panel — […]

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Thoughtful Deployment of Temperature Screening During COVID-19


Throughout the world, organizations of all sorts are grappling with the challenge of safely operating against the backdrop of COVID-19. Retail establishments, restaurants, professional offices, public spaces – they’re all looking for ways to resume operations while mitigating pathogen spread. A basic but all-important precaution of doing so is to screen temperatures upon entry. It’s […]

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Beyerdynamic Releases Unite Wireless Intercom Bundles


Beyerdynamic announced its new Unite Wireless Intercom Bundles. The new bundles include: 1-TP Unite Bodypack Transmitter — Optimized for speech and includes an external microphone or headset connector. It has DSP function, three audio interfaces (USB, analog and Bluetooth), and a mute function. 3-, 7- or 11-RP-T Unite Bodypack Receivers — The receiver includes a […]

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Vanco International Announces AV-over-IP Solution for Light Residential and Commercial Applications


Vanco International just announced EVO-IP LITE: an entry-level AV-over-IP solution aimed at light residential and commercial for resolutions up to 1080p. The EVO-IP is basically an HDMI-over-IP system that’s scalable for AV device management in installations. Installers can use EVO-IP to manage, automate, transmit and receive audio/video signals, set up digital signage solutions such as […]

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Macnica Announces Evaluation and Development Kit for Product Developers


Macnica, the industry’s first IPMX (AV-over-IP’s only proposed standard) chip company, announced the availability of an evaluation and development kit for product developers. The new EASYSS10 EVK allows any manufacturer to accelerate the creation of broadcast and ProAV products with SMPTE ST 2110 interoperability built-in. According to Macnica, the company is a vocal proponent of […]

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Crestron Says Its 4-Series Control Systems Are Its Fastest Ever


Crestron just released its line of 4-Series control systems, marketing them as the fastest, and most secure the company has ever built. With 15 times faster processing and up to four times more memory, the 4-Series includes the ability to manage anything with a network connection, including AV, voice and data, lighting, security, streaming media […]

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Panasonic Releases New 4K PTZ Camera for Production


Panasonic announced the availability of its AW-UE100 Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) camera aimed at production. The AW-UE100 claims it’s the industry’s first PTZ camera to support 4K@60p for high-bandwidth NDI and Secure Reliable Transport (SRT), enabling users to capture and stream high-quality images and video over public internet securely and in real-time. The AW-UE100 PTZ camera features […]

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beyerdynamic Launches Unite Wireless Intercom Bundles


Bundles designed for K-12/universities with stages, houses of worship and performance venues  Farmingdale, NY – August 31, 2020 – beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones, and conferencing products, announces their new Unite Wireless Intercom Bundles are now available. “We developed the 4- ,8-, and 12-unit Unite wireless intercom bundles to help […]

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FOH Engineer Johnny Torchy on Advancing the Wavefront of Neko Light Orchestra with Spat Revolution


Toulouse, France – August 2020… Veteran live sound engineer Johnny Torchy has spent many years mixing shows across his native France and the rest of Europe. He’s also known as an early adopter, and isn’t afraid to try out new tools and technologies in his work. Most recently Torchy has been driving the faders for […]

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SYNNEX Corporation Expands Unified Communications and Collaboration Portfolio with Mitel


Greenville, S.C. – August 31, 2020 – SYNNEX Corporation, a leading business process services company, today announced the expansion of its Unified Communications and Collaboration portfolio with Mitel, a global market leader in business communications. The agreement gives SYNNEX customers access to Mitel’s leading Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) solutions to support the transition from on-premise to cloud-based […]

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Atomos final release version for Ninja V update to enable Apple ProRes RAW recording up to 120fps with the SIGMA fp, available now for free


August 28, Melbourne, Australia: Atomos is excited to release today, RAW recording over HDMI with the SIGMA fp mirrorless camera and Atomos Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder. Together the fp and Ninja V will record Apple ProRes RAW at 4k DCI p24 or 4k UHD up to p30 directly from the camera’s full-frame sensor. It will […]

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Atomos release version for Ninja V to enable large format 12-bit 4K ProRes RAW recording with Fujifilm GFX100, available now for free


August 28, Melbourne, Australia: Atomos is thrilled to be releasing today RAW over HDMI recording with the Fujifilm GFX100 and Ninja V 5” HDR monitor-recorder. The Ninja V will record up to 4Kp30 12-bit Apple ProRes RAW video from the GFX100’s state-of-the-art medium format CMOS sensor. This makes it the world’s first commercially available medium format RAW video […]

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NTT Ltd. to power virtual ‘global stadium’ experience for Tour de France fans


London, United Kingdom – 26 August 2020 – Today NTT Ltd., the official technology partner to A.S.O., announced it will bring the Tour de France 2020 to fans through innovative technology, which will allow them to watch the race from their homes in a unique way and be part of a ‘global stadium’ experience. Due […]

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FSR Releases New Symphony Pedestal Charging Station


FSR has released its new Symphony Pedestal, extending its Symphony Collection of power and charging solutions. The new Symphony Pedestal offers a form factor that allows for customization options to connect a CAT6, 6a or 7 along with AV cables to bulkhead AV connections. This floor standing unit provides AC power and USB charging, along […]

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Revitalized Home Entertainment Seating Brand RowOne Gains Momentum in the CEDIA Channel


With ample inventory during COVID-19, just-in-time delivery, a new home theater configurator tool, participation in the upcoming AVB/BrandSource virtual tradeshow and more, RowOne is on the move. Ann Arbor, MI – August 27, 2020 – Home theater and home entertainment seating company RowOne® — which relaunched February under the new ownership / direction of former […]

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FSR Extends Symphony Collection with Release of New Pedestal


New multiple-device charger keeps users powered-up and ready  Woodland Park, NJ  — August 27, 2020 – FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of infrastructure solution products for the audio/video, Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), education, corporate, hospitality, and government markets, has released its new Symphony Pedestal, extending the company’s popular Symphony Collection of […]

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SnapAV Integrator Dynamic Productions Provides Critical Internet Access and Security to More Than 200 Pop-Up Covid-19 Testing Sites


CHARLOTTE, NC, August 27, 2020 – When Covid-19 hotspots began to stress the health care systems and testing capabilities of several U.S. states, pop-up testing sites became a crucial weapon in the fight against the virus. The success of these temporary testing facilities relies on many factors, but, according to New York-based Dynamic Productions, they […]

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Andover Introduces SpinStand: A Compact Stand for Audio Components and Records


Andover, MA—August 2020—Andover is pleased to announce the latest addition to its Spin Collection of products and accessories for vinyl fans. SpinStand ($169) provides a lightweight yet robust storage solution for audio components and up to 150 vinyl records. SpinStand is compatible with all common turntable models, but it’s particularly well-suited to Andover’s own SpinDeck turntable, SpinBase […]

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EVOKE utilises Mo-Sys extended reality technology for 2020 AIM Awards


Mo-Sys, world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for virtual studios and augmented reality, provided key technology to EVOKE Studios (, which allowed it to develop exciting extended reality environments for the performances at this year’s AIM Awards, from the Association for Independent Music, on 12th August 2020. Mo-Sys’ StarTracker provided the precision camera tracking […]

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Sony Upgrades BRC-X1000 and BRC-H800 Remote PTZ Cameras to Support Free-D Protocol


As part of ongoing efforts to help productions work safely and remotely, Sony is upgrading its BRC camera range with a new set of features.   More Creative Options, Simplified Workflow Designed for remote production and efficient operations, the V2.1 firmware upgrade to the BRC-X1000/1, BRC-X1000/WPWand BRC-H800/1, BRC-H800/WPW will allow producers and operators to simplify […]

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Point Source Audio Partners With Studio Connections Australia


Thornbury, Victoria, Australia – August 2020… Studio Connections will be the new home for Point Source Audio’s unique range of award-winning microphones and headsets in Australia. The move is a result of Point Source Audio looking to build on its already strong reputation in the country with the appointment of a new distributor dedicated to the […]

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L-Acoustics A Series is the secret ingredient for great sound across 13 venues for Le Circuit


A Series provides unmatched versatility and perfect acoustical performance across Cherbourg-en-Cotentin’s venues  CHERBOURG-EN-COTENTIN, France – August 2020 – Managed by the Buisson Cultural Space, Le Circuit is a newly created network of five cities in the north-western region of France on the Cotentin peninsula. It offers its inhabitants an eclectic programme of cultural events including national […]

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Rotel Launches Two New Editions of Integrated Amplifier and CD Player


Rotel just revealed the launch of two editions of the company’s A11 integrated amplifier and CD11 CD player,. The A11 Tribute and the CD11 Tribute include an increase in resolution and detail, while delivering a more musical presentation with both improved rhythm and timing. The upgraded A11 Tribute and CD11 Tribute products are available now, […]

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Sony to Upgrade BRC Camera Range with New AR/VR Features


As part of ongoing efforts to help productions work safely and remotely, Sony is upgrading its BRC camera range with a new set of features. Designed for remote production, the V2.1 firmware upgrade to the BRC-X1000/1, BRC-X1000/WPW and BRC-H800/1, BRC-H800/WPW will allow producers and operators to simplify their VR/AR production workflows. Through this update, the […]

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BrightSign’s Control App to Now Work with Embed Signage CMS


BrightSign today announced that it has expanded its list of available CMS partners in Control Cloud to include embed signage. Control Cloud is a free subscription included with every BrightSign player running BrightSign OS 8. It delivers cloud connectivity for real-time player control from anywhere, as well as simple setup and provisioning features […]

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When the Landscape Changes, So Should Your Business


THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM HD DISTRIBUTING The playing field for the AV industry changes fast. Not too long ago, we started seeing the emergence of trends like direct-view LED moving indoors (whereas, before, most AV integrators were not even talking about LED for indoor spaces). Other major shifts have included mass deployments of […]

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Signature Sale, Firmware Updates, Drive in Concerts, Hybrid Analog/Digital Mixers in the Studio from Soundcraft


Unleashing Studio Creativity with Hybrid Analog/Digital Mixers From lower latency, to tactile control, to the rich, classic sound of analog summing there are many benefits to integrating a hybrid analog/digital mixer into your studio production workflow. Sarah Jones, former editor of Mix and Electronic Musician magazine presents a series of tips on how to unleash […]

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Growth Leads Indy Audio Labs’ to Expand US Sales Team


Indianapolis, IN – August 21, 2020 – In response to increasing demand for Acurus and Aragon top-performing, high-performance audio solutions, Indy Audio Labs (IAL) has reorganized its US sales territories and hired Joey Peacock as Vice President of Sales, Southern US. To better focus on relationships with Aragon and Acurus reps and dealers, IAL has […]

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