Mackie Unveils New MC Series Headphones

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Bothell, WA—January 2020… Mackie has expanded its popular MC Series headphone line with the new MC-350 and MC-450 professional headphones. Both models offer full range 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response, boast Mackie’s classic rugged design, and feature premium, real leather adjustable headbands and conforming ear pads to provide an ergonomic fit for hours of […]

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Electro-Voice Releases PXM-12MP Stage Monitor for Live Performances, Rental Companies

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The PXM-12MP marks Electro-Voice’s debut in the powered stage monitor market. Designed for live performances and rental companies, PXM-12MP is a rugged loudspeaker that’s acoustically optimized with a two-way stage wedge that features coaxially aligned 12-inch low-frequency and 1.75-inch high-frequency transducers. With a small footprint and a weight of 13.5 kilograms (29.8 pounds), it’s a […]

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Vanco Now Shipping BAV4250 and BAV2500 Beale Street Audio Amps

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Vanco (which acquired Beale Street Audio in 2017) is now shipping the Beale Street Audio BAV4250 is a four-input, four-channel amplifier with an output of 250 watts per channel and compatibility with 4-ohm, 8-ohm, 70-volt and 100-volt speaker systems. Featuring DSP processing and a matrix mode that allows any source to be routed to any […]

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Sennheiser to Launch “Link Density Mode” for Its Digital 6000 Wireless Microphone Series

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In the face of an ever-shrinking UHF spectrum available for the program-making and special events (PMSE) sector, Sennheiser is launching a “link density mode” for its Digital 6000 wireless microphone series. “Virtually everywhere the world over, production companies, theaters and touring artists and their engineers have lost more UHF spectrum than can be compensated for,” […]

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Entry Now Open for 2020 CEDIA Awards

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The entry system is now open for the 2020 CEDIA Awards program. These awards spotlight the exceptional work of residential technology integrators. This year, CEDIA is launching a new awards platform that streamlines the entry process. This new system walks entrants through each step of the submission, and project details can be entered in stages […]

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Mackie Enters Microphone Market, Intros EleMent Series

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Mackie has now entered into the microphone market introducing their new EleMent Series microphones. The EleMent Series consists of three models: the EM-89D live vocal dynamic, EM-91C large-diaphragm condenser and EM-USB USB condenser microphones. The EM-89D dynamic microphone features a cardioid polar pattern and is primarily designed for stage use but also works for a […]

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Camplex Ships TAC-N-GO Tactical Signal Extender

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Camplex is shipping seven new versions of its popular TAC-N-GO tactical signal extender systems. Camplex TAC-N-GO systems convert and extend 4K HD/3G/6G/12G-SDI, HDMI, 100BaseT Ethernet or audio signals over tactical fiber optic cable, depending on the model. Each system is comprised of a field-deployable fiber optic converter system that is connected to a cable reel […]

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AtlasIED to Demo GLOBALCOM Portfolio of Products at ISE

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AtlasIED will be at ISE 2020 in stand #7-N190 to demo its new GLOBALCOM portfolio of products. Specifically, AltasIED is bringing to the EMEA market the GLOBALCOM 5400 Series products and features, designed for use in transportation facilities. To ensure that the solutions can be implemented in the European market, the GLOBALCOM 5400 Series was […]

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Epson Aims New Projectors at Education Markets

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Epson expanded its classroom projector lineup this month with seven new PowerLite projectors built specifically for the K-12 education environment to increase student engagement and collaboration. The PowerLite E20, X49 and W49 are budget-friendly classroom projectors; the PowerLite 118, 119W, 982W, and 992F are networkable classroom projectors and the new PowerLite 992F includes Miracast enterprise-level […]

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Barco Improves UniSee Line, Releases UniSee 500

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Barco just expanded and improved the UniSee line of LCD video wall displays. You may recall that UniSee claims the world’s smallest optical seam, and almost eliminating the “black raster” that traditionally borders the content shown on LCD video walls. Now that the platform has been completely redesigned, Barco says the new UniSee has improved […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 926: Intel Uses ISE to Roll Out New Unite 4.1 Features for UCC and Classroom Collaboration

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Gary was joined on today’s podcast by Intel’s VP and General Manager, Jason Goecke, and Intel Unite Worldwide Director of Sales & Technical Enablement, Dave Buchholz  to talk about the new Unite Cloud platform, Unite release version 4.1 and the development around the Intel Unite plug-in community. Intel will be at the ISE Show in Amsterdam next month in Hall 11 […]

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AtlasIED Releases New ALA Line of Loudspeakers Aimed at Houses of Worship, Conference Rooms

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AtlasIED’s new ALA line of column line array loudspeakers are specifically designed for houses of worship, transportation hubs, retail spaces, conference rooms, museums and convention centers. The lightweight speakers, available in a variety of sizes and configurations, can be wall-mounted or attached to an optional pole mount bracket for portability. The back of the speaker […]

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TrueConf Reveals ISE 2020 Plans

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TrueConf will debut new video collaboration solutions at ISE 2020 in Amsterdam next month, Feb. 11-14, on stand 13-D150 (the education technology hall). The highlight of the show, TrueConf Group, is a videoconferencing endpoint based on open standards. TrueConf Group is designed for the ultimate video collaboration experience and comes with a built-in MCU that […]

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MSE Audio Ships SoundTube STNet Pendant Speakers

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MSE Audio just announced that its STNet IP-enabled pendant speakers are now shipping. The IPD-RS62-EZ and IPD-RS82-EZ use SoundTube’s BroadBeam Ring dispersion technology for messaging and music over a wide area, even off-axis from the speakers. The IPD-HP82-EZ uses a BroadBeam HP compression driver with waveguide for use in rooms with extra high ceilings. Applications […]

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MSE Audio Now Shipping SoundTube STNet Pendant Speakers

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Overland Park, Kan. – January 14, 2020 – MSE Audio, parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, Soundsphere, dARTS, Phase Technology, Induction Dynamics, SolidDrive and Rockustics is pleased to announce that STNet IP-enabled pendant speakers are now shipping to dealers and distributors worldwide. One of the first pendants in the pro AV industry with Dante capability, the IPD-RS62-EZ […]

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Nureva Intros Console, a Cloud-Based Product Management Platform, Adds Mac Support

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On the heels releasing a new mic-array/speaker-bar combo, the HDL200, Nureva has also introduced Console. Console is a cloud-based platform for organizations to manage their Nureva audio conferencing systems across multiple locations, from a single dashboard. Nureva Console combines a web client that installs on Windows and Mac meeting room computers and a cloud-based dashboard […]

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The Importance of Language and Communication in Technical Industries (Particularly AV)

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For this article, I wanted to step away from AV and all that fun stuff and talk about a far bigger issue, which is communications. One thing that became very clear to me very quickly when I moved from being a long term “AV guy” to being an end user is that we have some […]

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AmpliVox Upgrades Digital Audio Partner Plus Wireless Portable PA System

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AmpliVox just upgraded its Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus wireless portable PA system, adding a 96-channel wireless receiver; it formerly had 16 channels. The SW925-96 includes a full range of features include: A 96-channel digital wireless receiver that operates in the UHF 514-544 megahertz frequency range. A 250-watt amplifier, delivering clear sound to up to […]

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Aveo Systems Now Shipping Mira Connect 10

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Aveo Systems has started shipping the Mira Connect 10, a touch-based control system aimed at UCC rooms. Mira Connect 10 offers the same extensive functionality as Aveo Systems’ original Mira Connect, adding new options for table-top, on-wall or in-wall installations. In collaboration rooms, the PoE-based Mira Connect 10 allows for one-touch calling from calendar invitations […]

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Hey, Do You Own an AV Integration Firm? If So, Read This!

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NSCA has just released a new white paper: “Mergers & Acquisitions — Don’t Grow Your Business into the Ground.” Over the past few years, the systems integration industry has seen an active climate of mergers and acquisitions. Approximately 30 NSCA integrator members have been acquired in the last year alone. Although a successful acquisition or […]

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Mackie Intros CR Series Multimedia Monitors

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Mackie is expanding its CR Series Multimedia Monitors, adding new models and a subwoofer to the line of compact nearfields. New to the CR Series is the CR3-X 3-inch, CR4-X 4-inch, and CR5-X 5-inch, as well as the Bluetooth-enabled CR3-XBT 3-inch, CR4-XBT 4-inch, CR5-XBT 5-inch, and CR8-XBT 8-inch models and finally, the CR8S-XBT Bluetooth-enabled Subwoofer. […]

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Meridian Partners with Barco and LG at ISE 2020

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Meridian Audio will be working alongside its partners to showcase and demonstrate the latest innovations in high resolution audio at ISE 2020. Meridian has teamed up with Barco Residential to provide high-performance audio solutions in Room E-107. Upon entering the room, visitors will be able to enjoy the Architectural Integration Zone. Split into two areas […]

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Exploring Your Organizational DNA: Combining Inside and Outside Studies for Effective Results That Pay Real Dividends

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Understanding the complex relationships between the inside perceptions of your organization and its culture and the equally vital external perceptions of those same elements is the key to empowering long-term strategic growth and expansion. If you do not have a good reference for both aspects of this crucial data, it’s impossible to develop a plan […]

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HoverCam Kick-Starts Classroom of the Future at FETC 2020

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SAN DIEGO — Jan. 14, 2020 — HoverCam, an innovative technology leader in the education market, will showcase its family of intuitive classroom learning technologies in booth 2425 at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2020 in Miami. The company will demonstrate its Pilot X tablet-based digital teaching station, 16-megapixel Ultra 10 document camera, […]

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IHSE’s Draco tera KVM Switch Anchors State-of-the-Art High School TV Station in Fort Worth, Texas

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CRANBURY, N.J. — Jan. 14, 2020 — IHSE USA’s Draco tera 16-port matrix switch is a core element in a newly upgraded, state-of-the-art broadcast facility for NHSTV, a Texas-based television station run entirely by high school students and funded by the Northwest Independent School District (NWISD). By allowing the students and their instructor to control […]

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Nureva Console supports broadscale deployment of Nureva audio systems

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Calgary, Alberta — January 14, 2020 — Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, announces Nureva Console, a new cloud-based platform that makes it easy for organizations to manage their Nureva audio conferencing systems across multiple locations, from a single, secure dashboard. Nureva Console combines a simple web client that installs on Windows® and Mac® meeting […]

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Nureva brings advanced audio conferencing into small spaces with new HDL200 system

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Calgary, Alberta — January 14, 2020 — Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, announces the HDL200 audio conferencing system, the newest addition to the company’s line of advanced audio solutions. Beautifully crafted and specifically designed for the needs of meeting spaces up to 18′ x 18′ (5.5 x 5.5 m), the HDL200 system delivers the […]

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Nureva Enters Small and Medium-Sized UCC Space with New HDL200 

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Nureva is announcing the HDL200 audio conferencing system, the newest addition to the company’s line of audio solutions. Using a all-new industrial design, the HDL200 covers any meeting room up to 18′ x 18′ (5.5 x 5.5 meters), in a 10-pound speakerbar-like form-factor that’s designed to fit above or below a monitor (or even on […]

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Updated: ClearOne Says Shure’s Redesigned MXA910 Still Infringes Patent

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Update: See below for Shure’s response to ClearOne’s statement. ClearOne, in a statement sent to rAVe Monday, said it’s confident that Shure’s redesigned MXA910, the MXA910W-A released in December 2019, still infringes ClearOne’s U.S. Patent No. 9,813,806 (the “Graham Patent”). ClearOne has added the MXA910W-A as an accused product to its currently pending lawsuit against […]

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Tripleplay Launches Multiview Multicast Streaming Feature for Its Digital Signage Product

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Tripleplay just launched a new six-way multiview multicast streaming feature for its TripleSign digital signage product ahead of ISE 2020. Six-way Multiview will be available as part of Tripleplay’s Caveman 3.0 software release and will allow end users to simultaneously stream up to six multicast videos on one single endpoint, a game-changer in video delivery […]

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