The TRC-1480 from URC Just Became the Best Handheld Remote Control Ever

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URC just debuted the TRC-1480 Handheld Remote with a push-to-talk voice control feature, a 2.4-inch touchscreen LCD including two-way metadata, hard buttons and an ergonomic design. The TRC-1480 features an integrated microphone for easy voice communication with Alexa or Siri (for Apple TV). The new TRC-1480, aimed at both HomeAV and ProAV applications, provides full […]

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Ditto App Allows AppleTVs to Wirelessly Receive Content from Any Device

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Apple TV owners can now screen mirror multiple device types and up to four devices simultaneously with the new Ditto tvOS Receiver app. The Ditto app can screen mirror a number of device types to the Ditto tvOS Receiver including: Chrome OS Android Windows iOS iPadOS macOS Connections to the new Ditto tvOS Receiver are […]

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New Carousel Digital Signage Player Allows for Cloud Signage

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Carousel Digital Signage has extended player support for Carousel Cloud, its recently-introduced subscription-based SaaS platform, to Mersive Solstice wireless displays and BrightSign media players. Previously only available for Apple TV devices, Carousel Cloud users now have a choice of three suppliers for content playout to suit their requirements and preferences. Now shipping, Carousel Cloud brings […]

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Carousel Digital Signage to Debut Cloud Version at DSE 2019 Using AppleTV

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Carousel Digital Signage will come to Digital Signage Expo later this month with a renewed message for its broad customer base: Embrace collaboration and keep your content fresh to ensure a true return on investment. At its Digital Signage Expo booth (2627), Carousel Digital Signage will demonstrate its Carousel Cloud platform for the first time, […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Debuts New Subscription-Based Cloud Platform

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Carousel Digital Signage announced the availability of Carousel Cloud, a new subscription-based SaaS platform. It is designed for an off-premise hosted digital signage service and can be deployed across networks that use Apple TV devices in addition to media players. Carousel Cloud means there is no traditional hardware servers. Instead, Carousel Cloud delivers a software-defined […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Centralizes Systems Integration and Management Work in 7.3

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At InfoComm 2018, Carousel Digital Signage, a division of Tightrope Media Systems, will emphasize the systems integration and IT management benefits of its new 7.3 software release for enterprise-class digital signage. The demonstrations will bring the cost and labor-reducing value proposition of Carousel Digital Signage to the forefront for systems integrators, consultants and dealers/distributors tasked […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Intros tvOS App for Apple TV Deployments With Jamf

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Carousel Digital Signage Software is now available on Apple TV through the company’s Carousel App, which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store. The new Carousel App will allow anyone running a digital signage network, whether they are a small school district or a large enterprise network operating across hundreds of locations, can now use Apple’s Apple TV as a media player. Because of an integration partnership between Carousel Digital […]

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Tightrope Media Systems Integrates Carousel Digital Signage Software with Apple TV

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Tightrope Media Systems claims that it’s providing its customers in education, corporate, hospitality, healthcare and other AV verticals with an easier way to drive presentations, announcements, emergency notifications and other content to all displays through a facility. Tightrope is achieving this with integration of enterprise-level digital signage with Apple TV, we think the first in the industry. Being introduced at InfoComm 2017 (June 14-16, Orange County […]

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Techno-Inversion: What It Means for Companies When Consumer Technology Comes First

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I’m sitting in a midtown hotel lobby in New York surrounded by what I call a technology inversion. What’s that? Well, in general, the evolution of technology follows fairly predictable patterns. Large problems are given attention by large institutions (governments, academic communities, corporate research labs) and their solutions are then productized. These products are then […]

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Extra Vegetables Launches (Or Should It Be Lunches?) AppleTV/Control4 App

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A full two-way Control4 driver for AppleTV is now available from little known firm Extra Vegetables.  iTunes is the leading computer-based music server client and by providing a two-way interface with an Apple TV connected to an iTunes account (via Control4), this is now possible. Music stored in iTunes can now be selected directly on […]

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