HDMI Switchers From Key Digital Target Ease of Integration for Sound Bars

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KD-S2x1X and KD-S4x1X boast 18G bandwidth and full feature set MOUNT VERNON, NY – January 20, 2021 – Key Digital, the leaders in digital video and control systems is excited to highlight KD-S2x1X and KD-S4x1X 4K/18G HDMI switchers. These economical and space-efficient HDMI switchers are engineered to offer the best in quality, performance, and reliability, while […]

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Visionary Teams With MediasPro for German Distribution

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Visionary selects MediasPro to represent its award-winning AV over IP technologies in Germany Santa Barbara, Calif. (Jan. 20, 2021) — Visionary, a manufacturer of reliable, cost-effective AV over IP technologies, has announced a distribution partnership with MediasPro. Through the partnership, MediasPro will expand and strengthen Visionary’s presence throughout Germany. “MediasPro is one of Germany’s leading […]

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Meyer Sound Extends Flexibility and Versatility With New LEOPARD Solution

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Meyer Sound has announced immediate availability of LEOPARD-M80 narrow coverage linear line array, a new variant of the LEOPARD loudspeaker designed for focused coverage and long-throw applications. LEOPARD-M80 is identical to the existing LEOPARD design except that it provides a precisely controlled 80° horizontal pattern instead of the 110° coverage of the original model. “LEOPARD […]

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Ocubo Chooses PIXERA for Klimt and Monet Exhibition

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AV Stumpfl technology was used extensively at the Mãe D’Água das Amoreiras Reservoir in Lisbon, which has been transformed into a fully immersive, 360º projection canvas. Wallern (Austria), 20th January 2021 – Following the success of the Immersivus Gallery Porto (IGP) – a first-of-its-kind, projection-mapped art experience in the heart of Portugal’s second largest city […]

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Konftel Partners up With Barco ClickShare Conference for Certified Wireless Meeting Solutions

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UMEÅ, Sweden, January 20, 2021 – The global market leader in products for effective distance meetings, Konftel, has launched a close partnership with Barco, which offers the leading solution for wireless video conferencing. Konftel’s conference cameras and speakerphones are now certified for and compatible with Barco’s series of ClickShare Conference products. Konftel and Barco have […]

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Georgetown Embraces Integrated Technologies to Support Innovative Teaching Methods

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Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C., was founded in 1789 and is the oldest Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education in the United States. It is also among the most forward-thinking universities when it comes to applying new technology to learning. Twenty years ago, Georgetown launched its Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), […]

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B-Tech AV Mounts & Midwich Australia Pty Ltd Announce Official ANZ Distribution Partnership

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B-Tech AV Mounts are delighted to announce a new distribution partnership with Midwich Australia Pty Ltd for the Australia and New Zealand region. Midwich Australia Pty Ltd, a specialist trade-only audio-visual and IT distributor, will be supplying orders of B-Tech’s award-winning AV mounting solutions throughout Australia and New Zealand, starting as soon as the end […]

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Worship Streaming Shows No Sign of Slowing Down

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By Paul Richards PTZOptics Following a socially distanced holiday season, houses of worship are continuing to look to AV professionals for the best tools to create livestreams or recorded videos of their worship services for the benefit of those viewing remotely. As the pandemic continues and these formerly in-person services […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1031: Get Ready for Kayye’s Krystal Ball Webinar Presented by Almo Pro A/V — With Some Help from LG!

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Get ready for Gary’s annual Krystal Ball webinar presented by Almo Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at 2 p.m. EST. LG’s Adam Coleman and Dan Baker joined Gary in the latest Rants & rAVes videocast and gave a sneak peek of what to expect in 2021 from LG, related explicitly to microLED and webOS technologies. Register […]

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DVDO Now Shipping Line of ProAV Connectivity Tools

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DVDO announced that its commercial-grade ProAV connectivity tools are now shipping including DVDO Keyboard / Video / Mouse (KVM) and HDMI switches, splitters, matrix multiplexers and extenders. The DVDO KVM and HDMI switches, splitters, and matrix multiplexers that enable single operators to control multiple PCs, distribute a single content source to multiple AV outputs, or […]

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Atlona Adds 10-Inch Touch Panel Velocity System Family

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Atlona has added a 10-inch touch panel to its Velocity System family of IP-enabled AV control system products. Now shipping, the AT-VTP-1000VL can also be used as a room scheduling panel for lobbies, hallways and meeting spaces that need a quick and easy way to visualize room availability. It features surround bezel lighting ensuring that […]

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Avocor Announces Its Own Aquarius WorkSpace Intelligence Software

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Avocor announced its own Aquarius WorkSpace Intelligence software. This subscription-based service (SaaS) works with Avocor’s new AVW-6555 Windows collaboration display that’s Microsoft Teams certified, and the all-in-one AVW-5555 interactive display; both with integrated Azure IoT sensors. Avocor Aquarius provides real-time business intelligence of meeting spaces usage and environmental data, such as presence detection, attendee impact […]

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Did You Miss Th!nk AV? Read Our Coverage on Part I, the Influencer Panel, Here

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST  The first major AV, UCC and digital signage event of the year was a virtual one. But a virtual format didn’t prevent us from digging in and getting some answers on the uncertainty that lies ahead. Th!nk AV, a three-part thought-leadership event, came to us from Sony, a company who […]

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Viking Releases New Paging Amplifier

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The new Viking PA-250-IP is a paging amplifier is designed to add louder ringing, voice paging and background music to VoIP SIP hosted phone service or a premise-based PBX. The PA-250-IP is a 250-watt rack mounted paging amplifier for 25-volt and 70-volt paging speakers and horns. Initiate voice paging with the PA-250-IP as a Unicast […]

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Dueling Automation

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  This blog post is a twofer: brief commentary on two related subjects. So I’ve been messing around on a fairly casual basis with different DYI home control. Currently my house is home to Apple Home, Google Home, Roomie Remote, and a plethora of IP-controllable devices around the house. Without passing judgment on any one […]

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The “Ins” and “Outs” of Selling Technology

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As technology salespeople, it is very tempting to have early conversations around technology itself. I’ve attended job walks or integrator interviews where the representative of a technology company quickly turns a discussion about a room into questions about how many inputs and outputs the company needs on their switcher or what brand of control system […]

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Zooming Right Along

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Skype, FaceTime and now Zoom. Each of the past several iterations of videoconferencing have a few things in common. First, they became part of the consumer lexicon, becoming verbs, in fact. Second, they became popular because of their use by, and availability to the general consumer. Only Zoom, however, grew at what can be described […]

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KRK Releases New Generation of Powered Subwoofers

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KRK announces the latest addition to its range of studio gear with a new generation of powered subwoofers. Coming spring 2021, the new series of KRK Studio Subwoofers will be available in 8-, 10- and 12-inch variations: S8.4, S10.4 and S12.4. Building on KRK’s legacy of sonic accuracy and performance, the new KRK subwoofers deliver […]

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PreSonus Releases Retro-Inspired Analog Effects Collection

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PreSonus released five retro-inspired effects with the Analog Effects Collection. The collection includes Analog Delay, Analog Chorus, Red Light Distortion, Rotor and Tricomp. Each effect plug-in in the collection used State-Space Modeled drive stages with sonic textures to their user interfaces. Formerly only available in Studio One Professional and Artist, these plug-ins are now available […]

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Meyer Sound Now Shipping LEOPARD-M80 Narrow Coverage Line Array

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Meyer Sound is shipping its LEOPARD-M80 narrow coverage linear line array, a new variant of the LEOPARD loudspeaker designed for focused coverage and long-throw applications. LEOPARD-M80 is identical to the existing LEOPARD design except that it provides a controlled 80° horizontal pattern instead of the 110° coverage of the original model. Because the vertical coverage […]

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Visionary Enters Distribution Partnership With MediasPro

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Visionary has announced a distribution partnership with MediasPro. Through the partnership, MediasPro says the company will expand and strengthen Visionary’s presence throughout Germany. “MediasPro is one of Germany’s leading distributors for installed audio and video products,” said Scott Freshman, chief operations officer for Visionary. “Its extensive industry knowledge and strong customer relationships make them an […]

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E4v in the Rearview Mirror — The Future of Events and Meetings

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By Tom Kehr Almo Pro A/V The Almo Pro A/V Fall E4v was my first E4 as an Almo employee. I had the privilege of co-presenting with Donald Guzauckas of HB Live on “The Future of Events.” We touched on everything from corporate meetings to larger live events. We all know things are and will […]

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Access Networks Names Staub Electronics As Exclusive Distributor in Canada

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Staub Electronics selected for their expertise, exceptional level of service, and understanding of the home networking industry. LOS ANGELES, CA (January 19, 2021) – Access Networks continues to strengthen its support of integrators and the evolution of the modern smart home through a new distribution partnership with Canadian electronics provider Staub Electronics. As the exclusive […]

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ProSource to Feature DMF Lighting in New Lighting Technology and Learning Center

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DMF Lighting Products on Display to Include Award-Winning CI Channel Exclusive DID Series, OneFrame, SquareFrame, DCC LED Cylinder, and DRD5 LED Downlights SOUTHLAKE, Texas — Jan. 19, 2021 — ProSource, the largest audio, video, and integration buying group in the United States, today announced that it will feature vendor partner DMF Lighting — a provider […]

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42 Digital Signage Is Pleased to Launch the Contact Tracing for Digital Signage Utility

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As businesses look to attract customers back into their stores, restaurants, gyms etc… we’ve created a simple way to enable business owners to capture contact information that can be used in the event of exposure to a positive Covid-19 case. It works by pointing your smartphone camera at a QR code which will then take […]

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Don Zadunayski Joins Symetrix As Regional Sales Manager

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MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA — Symetrix Inc., manufacturer of AV hardware, software and control systems, announced that Don Zadunayski has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager, overseeing Hawaii, Northern California and Northern Nevada. “We are very happy to welcome Don Zadunayski to the Symetrix team,” said Scott Wrege, Symetrix U.S. National Sales Director. “Don spent the last […]

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LynTec Introduces the LCP Lighting Control Panel Series

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LynTec’s Upgraded, Space-Efficient LCP Panel Series Is Purpose-Built to Support Lighting and Video Wall Installations LENEXA, Kan. — Jan. 19, 2021 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, is kicking off the first phase of its new lighting control product lineup with the LCP […]

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Michael Green Promoted to Chief Revenue Officer at Primeview

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NEW YORK, NY, USA, January 6, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Primeview, a global leader in advanced display solutions, today announced the promotion of Michael Green to Chief Revenue Officer. In the newly created role, he will oversee the US sales and marketing efforts. Green has been with Primeview for more than three years serving as Director of […]

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Densitron Adds Two New Products to Acclaimed UReady Control Surface Range

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CRAWLEY, UK, 19 JANUARY 2021: Densitron, the global leader in innovative Human Machine Interaction (HMI) and display technology, has announced two significant new additions to its popular UReady range of control and monitoring solutions. Both designed for a wide array of broadcast and media applications, the new launches are the UReady 4RU 19” Rack Control […]

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