Residio, Owners of ADI and Honeywell Home, Just Entered the Commercial AV Market By Buying Herman ProAV

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Resideo Technologies (the $4.8 billion owners of ADI and Honeywell Home) announced Tuesday it has acquired privately-held Herman ProAV, based in Miramar, Florida. Herman ProAV is a distributor of ProAV gear but also offers procurement services and labor resources to AV systems integrators in the commercial AV industry. Herman ProAV serves customers across the United States and will be part […]

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Biamp Streamlines Inclusion of Dante in System Designs

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AMSTERDAM — Feb. 11, 2020 — Biamp today announced the expansion of the TesiraCONNECT line to include the TesiraCONNECT TC-5D. The new dual network device allows designers to seamlessly incorporate both AVB and Dante® into their AV solutions, underscoring Biamp’s commitment to multi-protocol support and providing integrators with the tools they need to deliver complete […]

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SnapAV to Release the Signature by Episode Custom Install Speaker Line

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SnapAV just announced the Signature by Episode custom install speaker line. Signature by Episode offers 32 models across three series, one and two-step installation options, with seven optional cradle accessories that can be paired with pre-construction brackets, back boxes, and a plethora of grille options. The Signature by Episode 3 Series models feature polypropylene woofers […]

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Just Add Power Announces Release of 3G 708POE Transmitter

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Just Add Power has announced the release of its 3G 708POE transmitter. Like its predecessor, the 708POE distributes video resolutions up to 4K Ultra HD with low latency over a single Cat5e cable. The unit supports HDCP 2.2, HDMI 2.0, HDR, HDR10 and all lossless audio formats, including Dolby Atmos. Video wall functionality is built-in […]

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Crestron Updates the Crestron Home Platform

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Crestron announced updates to its Crestron Home platform this week. Part of the announcement includes the new MC4-R 4-Series control system, designed to meet the needs of small to mid-sized homes and MDU installations. Designed for flexibility, the MC4-R is powered via PoE, has a full complement of built-in control ports, and includes an infiNET […]

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L-Acoustics Launches First Install-Specific Amplified Controller at ISE 2020

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L-Acoustics launches its first install-specific amplifier controller at ISE. Primarily designed to power compact L-Acoustics loudspeakers, the bridgeable 4×4-channel LA2Xi offers anywhere from one to four outputs, allowing it to also drive medium and large format loudspeakers, in full or reduced SPL, for various types of applications. LA2Xi can power background music in leisure installations, […]

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Crestron Releases New Series of Modular Audio Amplifiers at ISE 2020

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Crestron just unveiled a new line of X Series modular audio amplifiers at ISE 2020. The new product line is aimed at meeting spaces and classrooms of all sizes. All Crestron modular amplifiers are 1 RU high and the AMP-X300 (1/2-space wide) and AMP-X50MP (1/4-space wide) can be ganged together with any other modular amplifier […]

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ISE and The Next Web Partner for ISE in Barcelona

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Integrated Systems Europe and global media brand TNW (The Next Web) today announced a multi-year strategic relationship aimed at bringing the best of tech and innovation to ISE 2021 and its new Barcelona home. Formed in 2006 and now one of the world’s largest online media brands, TNW is primarily known for its news outlet thenextweb.com and […]

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VuWall Adds to VuStream Family of Encoders and Decoders at ISE 2020

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VuWall has broadened its family of VuStream encoders and decoders. Demonstrated for the first time at ISE 2020 in Booth 15-K250, VuStream encoders and decoders support H.264 and Software-Defined Video-over-Ethernet (SDVoE) standards. The VuStream family includes the Series 100, 200, 300 and 500 to suit almost any AV-over-IP encoding or decoding requirements. The product line offers a mix […]

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Extron Intros TLI Pro 201 TouchLink Interface

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Extron has introduced the TLI Pro 201 TouchLink Interface. The TLI Pro 201 allows a third-party 4K touchscreen display to be used as a point of control within an Extron Pro Series control system. This unique interface includes a scaled HDCP 2.2-compliant HDMI input for video preview, supporting resolutions up to 4K/30. The scaled output […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 392: Jeff Hastings of BrightSign

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Jeff Hastings of BrightSign joins the Trade Show Minute to talk about the BSN.cloud, a free subscription included with every BrightSign player that delivers cloud connectivity for real-time player control from anywhere using the new remote diagnostic web server. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Salamander Designs Intros Mobile Display Stands

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Salamander Designs today announced that the Salamander range of Mobile Display Stands are compatible with all three sizes of Cisco Webex Boards. The new offering provides mobility to the largest Cisco Webex Board, the 85-inch, which is designed for big spaces in enterprise environments. Salamander Designs now offers FPS-series display stands to support all three […]

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The New SMART Board Pro Series: Democratizing Digital Contribution for True Collaboration

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM SMART TECHNOLOGIES By Frazer Couzens Manager, Enterprise Strategy at SMART Technologies You know SMART Technologies for the original SMART Board — the AV industry’s first-ever interactive whiteboard. A lot has changed since this category was created, from its roots in front projection and “side of room” whiteboarding to an […]

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TASCAM Shows Line-Up at ISE 2020, Issues New System Design Guide

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Tascam showed a line-up of install products at ISE 2020 this month and has issued a new System Design Guide (Tascam booth X226 in Hall 7). Alongside the brand new Model 12, an all-in-one audio mixer, interface, recorder and controller, Tascam will be showing its live video streamers, a range of Dante/AES67-equipped products such as […]

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ISE Opening Keynote: Learning How to “Embed Innovation” in the Workplace at ISE 2020

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Since its first show in 2004, ISE has fostered a culture of innovation in the products its exhibitors bring to the show floor. At ISE 2020, the opening keynote speaker, Duncan Wardle, had a lot to say about how we (in B2B, B2C or what have you) can promote this culture in our own places […]

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CTOUCH Intros New Collaboration Solutions for IFPD Market

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During ISE 2020, CTOUCH is introducing a plethora of new collaboration solutions for the IFPD market. Presenting its ‘BRIX’ concept, a family of modular products, CTOUCH provides companies with a future proof collaboration experience. On top of that, CTOUCH reveals two brand new touchscreen platforms, the CTOUCH Riva and CTOUCH Canvas, which seamlessly integrate with […]

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Salamander Designs Announces New Compatibility and Mobility with Cisco Webex Board 85

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Bloomfield, CT – February 10th, 2020 – Salamander Designs, a leader in premium AV furniture that’s engineered to make all of today’s technology and people collaborate better, today announced that the Salamander range of Mobile Display Stands are fully compatible with all three sizes of Cisco Webex® Boards. The new offering provides mobility to the largest […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 959: So, Where Can You Find Da-Lite and Projecta Screens at ISE 2020? 

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Gary was joined via video with Rhen Taylor of Da-Lite to talk about both Projecta and Da-Lite at the ISE 2020 show in Amsterdam next week. Both companies are the screen leaders in AV and will be integrated, again, into the Legrand booth in Hall 2 stand C50, along with Chief, Luxul, Middle Atlantic and Vaddio. Watch this ISE preview and make sure you plan […]

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Kramer Launches Two New Collaboration Products at ISE 2020

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Kramer is launching two new collaboration products at ISE 2020; the VIA GO and VIA Campus. Designed for classrooms, huddle spaces and small meeting spaces, the VIA GO² includes wireless presentation functionality in a compact form factor at an entry-level cost. With 4K HDMI output, 1024-bit encryption, 60Hz video streaming and native AirPlay, Miracast and […]

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CEDIA Accepting Entries for 2020 CEDIA Best New Products Awards

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Entries are now being accepted for the 2020 CEDIA Best New Products Awards and Product Hall of Fame programs. The honors, open to CEDIA member manufacturing companies and trade suppliers, include hardware and software categories. The Best New Products Awards recognize hardware and software technology that offer exceptional innovation and installation value for the industry, enhancing the lifestyle of […]

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Squirrels Adds Digital Signage to Ditto Screen Sharing Solution

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Squirrels today announced the addition of digital signage to the company’s Ditto screen sharing solution. Ditto digital signage includes screen mirroring integration, free templates, emergency alerts, scheduling, central management and more. Ditto differentiates itself with the ability to instantly transition from digital signage to screen mirroring as well as utilize popular devices as receivers. Ditto […]

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SurgeX Intros Squid Power Management Device

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SurgeX has introduced the new Squid power management device at ISE (SurgeX booth 1-F60). Squid includes networked control and analytics of AC and DC, front-end protection with SurgeX’s patented Multi-Stage surge suppression technology as well as monitoring and management capabilities. Squid includes two 5-volt USB ports for charging and network troubleshooting, eight outputs, four of […]

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Mike Blackman of ISE Endorses Ashton Bentley Collaboration Products

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Ashton Bentley is launching new 43” and 98” kitted Collaboration Spaces (includes table, monitor, stand, speakers, mic and camera). And, they’ve been endorsed by ISE Managing Director Mike Blackman too — apparently, ISE has two new meeting rooms using the all-in-one Ashton Bentley systems. The modularity of the Ashton Bentley systems made it simple to […]

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Vaddio Enters AV-Over-IP Market with EasyIP

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Vaddio’s EasyIP Ecosystem is a 1Gbps 1080p-based AV-over-IP conferencing system that Vaddio is launching. With EasyIP you can connect multiple cameras in your conference room and easily switch camera views via the network — both cameras and video are on the same IP infrastructure. And, you can share a camera with multiple PCs too. de […]

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Z-Wave Alliance Hosts Pavilion at ISE 2020

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The Z-Wave Alliance will host the Z-Wave Pavilion at ISE 2020. ISE attendees will have the opportunity to learn about new member products for the pro channel and speak with Z-Wave Alliance representatives and spokespeople on-site to learn more about recent Z-Wave initiatives and ecosystem updates, including the decision to open up the Z-Wave specification as a ratified, multi-source wireless […]

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The Industry’s First Official Open AV-Over-IP Standard Is Launched, IPMX, Based on SMPTE 2110

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At ISE 2020 in Amsterdam in stand 15-B250, the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) ProAV Working Group introduced Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX), a set of open standards and specifications designed to enable carriage of compressed and uncompressed video, audio and data over IP networks. IPMX addresses the ProAV industry’s need for a single […]

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Macnica Adopts SMPTE 2110 Standard for AV-over-IP to Deliver 1G, 10G and 25G Options

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Macnica is emphasizing support for AV-over-IP open standards at ISE 2020. Macnica’s message will be supported through three demos that communicate its value proposition around quality, systems management and latency. Macnica is a creator of IP, hardware and software APIs that implement SMPTE ST 2110and AMWA NMOS, a suite of open standards and specifications that […]

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