Listen Technologies Just Bought ExXothermic

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Listen Technologies Corporation has acquired ExXothermic, Inc., a company that makes low-latency Wi-Fi audio technology. ExXothermic has several patents for its Wi-Fi streaming technology and has delivered thousands of Wi-Fi audio channels for use in assistive listening, fitness centers, waiting areas, hospitality and other applications. Listen Technologies and ExXothermic, Inc. have worked together in partnership […]

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T1V Intros T1V Hub, a Stand-alone Wireless Screen-Sharing Device

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T1V just launched T1V Hub (‘Hub’), its first stand-alone wireless screen sharing device, aimed at enterprise and education customers. The Hub leverages T1V’s AirConnect mobile app — a free download available to all Hub users — to enable meeting participants to connect and share content from their desktop and mobile devices. Output is 4K (3840×2160) […]

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Screen Innovations Releases Fontus, Enabling Motorized Screen and Shade Control

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Screen Innovations has announced the immediate availability of Fontus. This new product enables the company’s low-voltage motorized screens and shades to be powered and controlled via any traditional two-conductor wiring. SI’s Fontus allows integrators to utilize wire that may already exist inside a commercial building or home to connect screens and shades to a modern […]

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QSC Debuts Two New Loudspeakers — Both Shipping Now

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QSC is now shipping two new loudspeakers — the AD-P.HALO, an integrated SUB/SAT pendant loudspeaker system, and the AC-C2T-LP, a low-profile ceiling-mount full-range loudspeaker. As part of the AcousticDesign Series, AD-P.HALO features an integrated 6.5” subwoofer and four 2.75” transducers in a single pendant-mount enclosure. The AD-P.HALO is designed for high-end retail or hospitality. At […]

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Ross Video Updates its Carbonite Ultra Production Switcher

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Ross Video has beefed up its Carbonite Ultra production switcher with the V4 update that includes support for all different frame rates. It also sees the addition of adjustable delays on all frame-synchronized inputs in HD and UHD. Also, the new update will offer Wide Color Gamut and HDR conversion in HD as well as […]

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LG Launches 2020 Sound Bars

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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 4, 2020 — LG Electronics USA announced pricing and availability of its 2020 sound bar lineup led by the award-winning premium LG SN11RG and SN9YG, recognized as CES 2020 Innovation Award winners for their enhanced sound quality and usability.   Featuring advanced audio performance, with Meridian sound technology, easy connectivity, smart functionality and sleek designs that integrate perfectly […]

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Crestron Sets New Standard for Collaboration with Dual-Mode Unified Communications (UC) Solution

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Rockleigh, N.J. – May 4, 2020 — Crestron, a global leader in workplace technology, today announced a new addition to its award-winning line of Unified Communications (UC) tabletop conferencing technology: the Crestron Flex MX. The first product to offer both native and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) capability, the Flex MX will completely transform the way businesses provide video conferencing by providing […]

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CP Communications Integrates Multipurpose Studio and Control Room for IRONMAN

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St. Petersburg, Florida, May 4, 2020 — CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions, has completed the systems integration of a custom-designed streaming media studio and control room that enables The IRONMAN® Group—a Tampa-based sports event management company—to deliver live coverage of its branded multisport and marathon events over-the-top (OTT) via its website and Facebook Watch. Owned by […]

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Insider Tech Tips From Industry Experts: The LAVNCH WEEK End User Day Panel — Blog Version

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End users in the AV industry are a unique group that should not be ignored, and last week’s End User Day of LAVNCH WEEK was specifically created for them and only them. The final session of LAVNCH WEEK End User Day — and of LAVNCH WEEK overall! — was our panel discussion. The panel, “Insider […]

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Panasonic’s Virtual Broadcast Airs May 6 Unveiling New Technology for The Future of Video Production

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Panasonic’s Virtual Broadcast Airs May 6 Unveiling New Technology for The Future of Video Production Virtual experience will feature discussions on industry trends, challenges and technologies impacting live and remote video production as well as news and content creation WHO: Experts from Panasonic’s professional video team: John Baisley, senior vice president, Panasonic Professional Imaging and […]

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Listen Technologies Acquires ExXothermic, Inc.

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BLUFFDALE, UTAH – May 1, 2020 – Listen Technologies Corporation, the leading provider of advanced wireless listening solutions for 22 years, has acquired ExXothermic, Inc., the leader in high-quality, low-latency Wi-Fi audio technology. ExXothermic has several patents for its Wi-Fi streaming technology and has delivered thousands of Wi-Fi audio channels for use in assistive listening, […]

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Legrand’s Charlie Derk Now Leading Product and Marketing Strategy for QMotion and Vantage Brands

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CARLSBAD, Calif. — May 4, 2020 — Legrand’s Shading and Residential Controls business today announced that Charlie Derk, Director of Product Marketing for the company’s QMotion brand, is now also leading the product and marketing strategy for Vantage, Legrand’s luxury residential lighting control brand. “The health and wellness category is experiencing tremendous interest across both the […]

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LAVNCH WEEK End User Day Tech Talk — Blog Version: “#DearVendor and #DearCustomer: Two Sides to a Thriving Relationship”

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We’re continuing with our theme of providing corresponding blog posts to go with our LAVNCH WEEK coverage! Scott Tiner, director of client services at Bates College and member of the rAVe BlogSquad, delivered our Tech Talk about the interesting and symbiotic relationship between a vendor and customer. Below are his tips and advice for cultivating […]

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Joe Way Presents From Doom to Zoom — Blog Version of the LAVNCH WEEK Keynote

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We’ve made it, everybody! The last day of LAVNCH WEEK arrived — and it left just as quickly. Our team is tired but proud — we created something brand new and released it much quicker than initially planned. LAVNCH is the industry’s first all-digital event we put on with Zoom and our other partners last […]

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Ways to Sell, Serve and Support AV in Churches — The Blog Version of the LAVNCH WEEK HoW Day Panel

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During our live LAVNCH WEEK Tech Talk, Paul Richards of PTZOptics shared that, these last few months, “connected churches” are discovering just how large their communities really are. And once social distancing is relaxed, many houses of worship won’t be going back to the way things were in their AV systems. For bigger houses of […]

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Extron Introduces XPA Ultra Amplifiers with Switchable Bridging

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Anaheim, California (April 29, 2020) – Extron is excited to introduce the XPA U 1004 SB and XPA U 2002 SB, ENERGY STAR qualified audio power amplifiers, featuring flexible channel pairs that can drive 8 ohm, 4 ohm, 70 volt, or 100 volt loads. The individually bridgeable channel pairs of the XPA U 1004 SB can deliver two 100 watt channels into low impedance systems or one 200 watt channel into low […]

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Mobile County Public Schools Use Extron Collaboration Technology to Create Busy Learning Spaces

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Anaheim, California (April 30, 2020) – Mobile County Public School System in Alabama is repurposing outdated computer labs and libraries into heavily used collaboration spaces equipped with modern AV technology. These spaces embrace the shift in teaching pedagogy away from lecture to collaborative and cooperative learning. Integrator Transport Solutions, Inc. designed and installed the AV systems […]

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Alcons US Network Grows Again With New York’s On The Road Marketing

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Alcons Audio has appointed On The Road Marketing as its representative in the New York / New England region, a company with over 30 years in professional audio sales. Based in Rivervale, a short distance north of New York City, On The Road Marketing was originally established as a musical instrument distributor, quickly expanding its […]

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New Customizable Shelf Light Bars from Environmental Lights

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April 23, 2020, San Diego, CA – Environmental Lights, a leader in LED lighting solutions, announces the launch of new Customizable Shelf Light Bars. Customizable Shelf Light Bars are the ideal lighting solution for convenience store displays, retail gondolas or any shelving system that needs discreet product lighting. They are available in multiple sizes and […]

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The Orpheum Theatre Returns to its Multiuse Programing with the Help of Audinate’s Dante

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PHOENIX, Ariz., April 30, 2020 – The Orpheum Theatre is a 1,364-seat performance space located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. If you’ve seen a performance of most any type – the Orpheum has likely seen it too. Opened in 1929, the ornate, elaborate construction of the Orpheum was adorned within by magnificent murals and moldings that set […]

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L-Acoustics Creations Appoints Business Manager

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London, UK – April 2020 – For 35 years, L-Acoustics has provided the pro audio industry with premium solutions for live events worldwide. L-Acoustics Creations, a new division of the company, brings this concert-grade technology to extraordinary sound spaces in private residential, cultural, and marine AV environments. The appointment of Nick Fichte to the role of Business […]

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Xilica Enhances Hospitality Experience at Dubai’s Hutong DIFC

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Toronto, April 30, 2020 — Xilica®, a global leader in digital signal processing technology for AV and installed sound, continues its forward momentum in the hospitality vertical with a Solaro Series DSP installation at Hutong, a high-end Chinese restaurant located in the busy Dubai International Financial District. Installed by Levels, a regional integrator specializing in the hotel, bar, restaurant and nightlife sectors, the project leverages a Solaro […]

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AudioControl Continues to Support Dealers with Exciting New Products

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Seattle, WA, April 30th, 2020 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has been supporting audio/video and home theater specialists as well as technology integrators for well over 40 years, and the design, manufacture and shipping of best-in-class audio solutions continues safely through the current pandemic. Additionally, AudioControl continues to provide award-winning online training and support services to dealers around […]

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Williams AV Partners with Ampetronic Ltd. For UK Assistive Listening Market

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Williams AV announces a strategic partnership with Ampetronic Ltd. to become the exclusive distributor of its Assistive Listening and conferencing products in the U.K. marketplace. Effective May 1, 2020, resellers in the UK can source Williams AV products through local inventory and utilize the expertise of Ampetronic sales, design and service teams. In addition, Williams AV […]

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Sennheiser and Extron partner for seamless conferencing solutions

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Old Lyme, Connecticut, April 30, 2020 – Sennheiser has partnered with Extron Electronics to create easy-to-deploy audio solutions for modern workspaces. With certified control drivers for Sennheiser’s TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone array added to the Extron DMP Plus series of audio DSPs, customers can create high-quality sound systems that are easy to control and work reliably. […]

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Ross Announces Huge Features Gains for Carbonite Ultra Production Switcher

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Ottawa, Canada, April 30th 2020 – As part of the Ross Live | 2020 program, Ross is today pleased to announce a significant update for the Carbonite Ultra production switcher that brings massive feature additions and offers customers even more flexibility and convenience. The forthcoming V4 update includes support for all different frame rates and sees the addition of […]

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Screen Innovations Now Shipping Fontus; Two-Way Power and Control Over Two-Conductor Wire

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Austin, TX (April 30, 2020) — Screen Innovations (SI), a premier manufacturer of optical screens and designer shades, announces the immediate availability of Fontus, a revolutionary new product that enables their low-voltage motorized screens and shades to be powered and controlled via any type of traditional two-conductor wiring. SI’s Fontus allows integrators to utilize wire […]

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1 Beyond Adds Zoom Rooms Room Control

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1 Beyond has announced Zoom Rooms Room Controls for 1 Beyond cameras and multi-camera solutions, allowing users to change or turn on/off 1 Beyond automation features from the interface on the Zoom Room Controller (an iPad or tablet). 1 Beyond intelligent tracking cameras and smart switching systems create an enhanced Zoom meeting experience, allowing presenters […]

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LAVNCH WEEK UCC Panel: “What’s Next for UCC Integrators and Power Users?” — The Blog Version

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The UCC Panel of our LAVNCH WEEK Wednesday covered some things that everyone has been thinking about but maybe not talking about. “What’s Next for UCC Integrators and Power Users?” It’s one hell of a title because it’s something that keeps us all up at night — we’re living in a weird world right now […]

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Extron Adds Two New Audio Power Amplifiers

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Extron has introduced the XPA U 1004 SB and XPA U 2002 SB ENERGY STAR-qualified audio power amplifiers, which feature flexible channel pairs that can drive 8-ohm, 4-ohm, 70-volt or 100-volt loads. The individually bridgeable channel pairs of the XPA U 1004 SB can deliver two 100 watt channels into low impedance systems or one […]

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