rAVe Founder Gary Kayye Demystifies 4K at InfoComm with Barco’s New UDX Laser Projector 

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Barco is teaming up with AV industry visionary and rAVe Pubs founder Gary Kayye to support his popular session “4K: No Myths, No Exaggerations – just the Facts,” providing its latest entry into the large venue projector category: the UDX-4K32 laser phosphor projecto. This popular presentation has been a fixture on the Almo E4 AV Tour spanning the nation and is […]

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Christie’s New AV-over-IP Line Aims for AMX, Crestron & Everyone Else

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Today, Christie announced Christie Terra, a line-up of new products that use the Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE) Alliance standard for AV-over-IP system. Comprising of a line-up of transmitters, receivers and control hardware and software, Christie Terra solutions are designed for small, mediums-sized and ever large systems and capable of sending up to 4K […]

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LG Launches More Commercial-Grade 4K Resolution Desktop Monitors at InfoComm

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions has added new 4K UHD and In-Plane Switching (IPS) commercial monitors to its portfolio of cutting-edge desktop monitors.LG’s new family of 4K UHD monitors – 43-, 32- and 27-inch class units (models 43MU79, 32MU99 and 27MU58P, respectively) – all are native 3840×2160 resolution. The new 43MU79 monitor is one of the largest desktop monitors […]

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MuxLab Brings New Selection of Pro Audio Integration Solutions to InfoComm

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Three new products from MuxLab are designed to help integrators create unique, audio-based infrastructures that are IP-based.  Available for the first time at InfoComm are the Dante/Quad Channel Audio PoE Gateway (500765), the Audio/AMP over IP Extender with Mic (500755-AMP) and the 70v Audio Converter (500755-70V).Analog audio sources can be sent to Dante-compatible professional audio equipment using an IP […]

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Arista Corporation Announces 4K MVD-105 UHD Output MultiViewer

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Arista announced the MVD-105 UHD Output MultiViewer, a 4K UHD (3840×2160) resolution MultiViewer Switcher / Scaler. The Arista MVD-105 is designed for control rooms, medical facilities, command centers and other facilities seeking to display four HDMI video sources on a single 4K Ultra High Definition display monitor, with each display window having up to 1920×1080 resolution. The MVD-105 provides […]

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Altia Systems Debuts PanaCast Whiteboard at InfoComm

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Altia Systems, creators of PanaCast 2 — the world’s first Panoramic-4K plug-and-play video camera system, has worked with Intel to launch PanaCast Whiteboard, a computer software that detects content on an existing whiteboard and displays it as an individual screen within a video conference. The software automatically improves image quality and corrects distortion to produce a clear whiteboard image, enhancing […]

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KanexPro Launches UltraSlim HDMI 2.0 Extenders at InfoComm 2017

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KanexPro announces a set of 4K/60Hz extenders, featuring a transmitter and receiver specified with support for HDR, 4:4:4 Chroma (8-bit color) and flexible PoH (Power over HDBaseT). KanexPro’s UltraSlim 4K/60 HDMI 2.0 Extender over HDBaseT (EXT-70SL18G and EXT-100SL18G) is a transmitter and receiver set designed for residential and commercial distribution of 4K UltraHD signals. Enabling integrators to extend 4K Ultra HD signals up […]

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Optoma Intros Two Native 4K Projectors Under $2,500

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Optoma is announcing two industry firsts today. The Optoma UHD60 and UHD65 are native 4K projectors, with both models below $2,500. The Optoma UHD60 and UHD65 are both 3840×2160 UHD resolution, include High Dynamic Range (HDR) compatibility using HDR10, along with REC.2020 wide color gamut and DCI-P3 coverage. They feature vertical lens shift and a […]

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Matrox Announces Availability of Maevex 6150 Quad 4K Enterprise Encoder for InfoComm

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Leading into InfoComm 2017 (Booth #1973), Matrox Graphics Inc. announced immediate evaluation-unit availability of the recently announced Maevex 6150 quad 4K enterprise encoder appliance for interested developers and system integrators. Also immediately available for evaluation and development, the Matrox PowerStream Plus AV-over-IP management application which provides complete reach and control over the entire Maevex network—the Maevex 6150 stand-alone quad 4K […]

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Just Add Power to Demo a 4K Network Video Tiler at InfoComm 2017

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Just Add Power (J+P) will launch the 3G+4+ Tiling Transmitter at InfoComm this month. Claiming it to be the world’s first 4K network video tiler, the 3G+4+ Tiling Transmitter allows any four 4K source devices to be displayed on a single screen instantly. Added to the J+P Ultra HD over IP matrix switching system, it enables users to simultaneously watch […]

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A German Company Will Be at InfoComm With 8K Transmission System, Claims Six Miles

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Germany-based Guntermann & Drunck GmbH and its subsidiary G&D North America Inc. is debuting at InfoComm 2017 an 8K resolution (7680×4320) capable KVM product. One of these 8K solutions is the KVM extender DP1.2-VisionXG. The KVM extender system consists of a computer module and a user module. It allows users to operate their computers remotely while benefitting from the pixel-perfect, uncompressed […]

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Christie Launches New Spyder X80

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Today Christie introduced an all new processor in the Spyder lineup with the Christie Spyder X80. Delivering what Christie says is four times the pixel management capacity of anything else available on the market, the new Spyder X80 is capable of handling 4K at a 60Hz refresh rate on a single channel. The new Christie […]

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FOR-A to Debut Live Video Switchers and a Video Server at InfoComm 2017

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At the upcoming InfoComm 2017, FOR-A will showcase the integration between its range of video switchers with ClassX 2D/3D character generation and live motion graphics/playout software, along with FGP-400 Insight multi-channel video server and FA-505 multi-channel/multi-function signal processor. InfoComm runs from June 14-16 at the Orange Convention Center in Orlando. The FOR-A/ClassX combination will be seen in the FOR-A […]

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Analog Way Exhibits at InfoComm 2017 – Booth #943

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Analog Way will be exhibiting at InfoComm 2017 from June 14-16, 2017 in Orlando, Fla. At booth #943, Analog Way will be showcasing the VIO 4K, a premium multi-format converter along with its new set of optional interfaces, including features able to support 4K60 4:4:4. The Ascender 48 – 4K – PL, a multi-screen seamless switcher based on the LiveCore platform, and […]

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Magewell to Introduce 12G-SDI 4K Capture Card at InfoComm 2017

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Magewell will debut a new model in its popular Pro Capture family of PCIe video capture cards at the InfoComm 2017 show, being held June 14-16 in Orlando, Florida. Capturing 4K video at 60 frames per second over a single-link 12G-SDI, dual-link 6G-SDI or quad-link 3G-SDI connection, the Pro Capture SDI 4K Plus gives users and systems integrators exceptional flexibility in interface […]

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Just Add Power to Demonstrate AV-Over-IP at InfoComm 2017

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Just Add Power (J+P), the leader in Ultra HD over IP, will display the new additions to its family of 2GΩ/3G devices, the new 2GΩ/3G+ Power over Ethernet (PoE) VBS-HDMI-715POE transmitter and VBS-HDMI-515POE receiver. With these solutions, integrators can build a scalable and cost-effective infrastructure to distribute sources up to 1080p resolution or meet evolving 4K requirements by […]

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Google and BenQ Ship Jamboard Collaboration Board

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The category of Collaboration Boards really became big earlier this year with the launch of 10+ new brands into the space at ISE in Amsterdam. One of those was Google. The Google Jamboard is a 55″, 4K (3840×2160) digital whiteboard that teams can use to brainstorm, write notes, sketch plans and receive immediate feedback from remote team members […]

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State of the, Um, Art

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If you move back in history, the human race progresses from crude tool to artform along a predictable path. For instance, once humans learned to break rocks, that path began. We progressed from using the rocks to break each other to turning the broken rocks into crude tools and then to using the crude tools […]

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WyreStorm to Showcase Latest 4K over Modular HDBaseT and Multiple 4K over IP Technologies at InfoComm 2017

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WyreStorm is set to use InfoComm 2017 to demonstrate the “Right Technology for the Application” with its 4K UHD AV signal distribution solutions over modular multi-format HDBaseT and AV over IP technologies over 1Gb and 10Gb. The company will expand on its NetworkHD line of AV over IP solutions with additions to its H.264 platform […]

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Just Add Power to Debuts Third Generation 4K-over-IP Video Distribution Platform

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Just Add Power (J+P) will launch its 3G Ultra HD over IP family of transmitters and receivers at InfoComm 2017. Designed for any size UHD distribution and matrixing application, the expanded 3G Ultra HD over IP family offers a variety of devices that enable integrators to mix and match models to better manage their hardware […]

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Key Digital Intros HDMI Switchers

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Key Digital introduces the KD-PRO2x1 and KD-PRO4x1 HDMI switchers with 4K@60Hz 4:4:4 chroma sub-sampling and features a TMDS bandwidth of 18 Gbps. KD-PRO2x1 is a two-input, one-output HDMI switcher and the KD-PRO4x1 is a four-input and one-output HDMI switcher. Both feature audio de-embedding of analog L/R balanced/unbalanced and digital coaxial audio and are HDR10 (High Dynamic Range) capable. Deep Color is supported with ranges up […]

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Comprehensive Intros 4K 18G HDMI Splitter Family

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Comprehensive launches their new family of Pro AV/IT 18G 4K HDMI Splitters. This new family of 18G UHD HDMI Splitters is made up of the CDA-HD12018G (1×2), CDA-HD14018G (1×4) and CDA-HD18018G (1×8) and all support UHD 4K @ 60Hz 2160p (4:4:2). Comprehensive‘s HDMI 1×2, 1×4 and 1×8 Splitters distribute one HDMI input to two, four […]

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Hall Research Introduces 4K Video Test Generator and Signal Analyzer

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Hall Research has announced the availability of PGA-VHD, its latest Video Pattern Generator and Signal Analyzer. This battery operated instrument provides both analog VGA and the latest HDMI video outputs and also has an HDMI input. The PGA-VHD features a 4K UHD touch screen for user operation that also acts as a TV/monitor for the HDMI input. The HDMI input […]

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The Future of Meeting Rooms and Classrooms is the 4K Digital Canvas

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**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. No technology will impact the future of the meeting room or classroom like 4K. Sure, HD brought us better quality video and images but 4K is way, way more than prettier pictures. 4K projection will mark the dawn of the Digital Canvas. What […]

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Gary Kayye’s “All About 4K” Educational Session Will Come to InfoComm

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If you want to learn everything you need to know to specify, design or sell systems with 4K displays, projectors, signal routing or cabling, you should hurry (as space is VERY LIMITED) and sign up for my 4K educational session at InfoComm in Orlando. Being held on Thursday, June 15th at 10:30 a.m, the 1.5 […]

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Atlona Prepares North American Debut of AV Innovations in Collaboration and Control at InfoComm 2017

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Atlona will debut several key new innovations at InfoComm 2017 in Orlando, with a focus on emerging trends in collaboration and control across commercial AV environments. Cloud-Based Control Atlona will present live demonstrations at Booth 3961 to showcase several technological advances and industry firsts. This includes the North American debut of Velocity, Atlona’s all-new AV system control platform for Atlona and third-party […]

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Extron Introduces Four-Channel DTP Output Card for Quantum Ultra Videowall Processor

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Extron just introduced the new Quantum OUT4DTP, a four-channel DTP output card for the Quantum Ultra videowall processor. The Quantum OUT4DTP card sends video signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over shielded CATx cable. In four-channel mode the unit supports resolutions up to 2K. Dual-channel mode supports two single path 4K/30 signals, while single-channel mode supports one […]

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Matrox Video Announces DSX LE4 IP

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Matrox Video just announced the Matrox DSX LE4 IP video card. The DSX LE4 IP is a low-profile, half-length PCI Express card offering multi-channel (four-input/four-output) HD video over 10 GbE, with the added security of ST 2022-7 redundancy and guaranteed bursting free packets with zero CPU usage. Providing on-card IP encapsulation of HD, 3G and 4K video for all IP […]

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Full Schedule of SDVoE Alliance Training Events to Be Held at InfoComm 2017

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At InfoComm 2017 (Orlando, June 14-16), founding members of the SDVoE Alliance will present a series of training sessions focusing on Ethernet as the transport for AV signals in professional AV environments and the ecosystem around the SDVoE platform which allows software to define AV applications. “Education is a central mission of the SDVoE Alliance and it’s […]

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Atomos 19″ Sumo Monitor-Recorder Delivers 4Kp60 HDR to the Set and the Studio

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Adding HDR and 1200-nit brightness to a 19” monitor at a list price of $2,495 is an amazing feat itself, but the addition of recording, switching and playback is a true revolution, completely redefining how production monitors will be used on set and in studio. This is exactly what the new Sumo Monitor-Recorder from Atomos does. […]

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Canare Intros 12G Produce Line

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Canare launched its new 12G coax solution for economical transport of 4K UHD television signals. 4K UHD is fast becoming the dominant industry standard for sports, live events and commercial production work, placing increasing demands on teleproduction companies and truck operators to provide a 4K product. Canare is ready to assist with an all-new line of coaxial cable and connectors that […]

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Atlona Brings New HDR-Compatible 4K AV Devices to Market

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Atlona’s new 4K capable JunoX Series switcher and two Rondo Series video distribution amplifiers are shipping. All three products support 4K/UHD (up to 3840×2400) video @ 60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling (8-bit color) and HDMI data rates up to 18 Gbps. The JunoX Series (AT-JUNO-451) is a 4×1 HDMI switcher that meets the HDMI 2.0a specification, and passes metadata for HDR content. In addition, its HDCP 2.2 compliant, supports HDMI Audio Return Channel and includes a […]

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