Audinate Dante AV Is a Thing

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Audinate today announced that the new Dante AV Module and the Dante AV Product Design Suite are now commercially available for order by manufacturers. Patton Electronics has announced that they will adopt the platform into a new generation of AV-Over-IP products. Dante AV is an integrated audio and video networking solution, bringing to video all the benefits that have […]

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IDK Ships AV-Over-IP Bridge for IP-NINJAR and Dante Audio Network

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IDK is now shipping its IP-NINJAR / Dante Audio Bridge (NJR-AB08DAN). The bridge transcodes audio signals directly between its AV-Over-IP 10G SDVoE-based IP-NINJAR and Dante environments. Audio signal transport is enabled from NJR transmitters to Dante devices and from Dante device to NJR receivers. The new IP-NINJAR Bridge eliminates the need for third-party converters and […]

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The Themes of InfoComm 2019

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Over the years I’ve been in this industry (this was my 33rd InfoComm — 34th annual show with InfoComm/AVIXA though as my first, back in 1987, the show was called COMTEC — before the name was changed to InfoComm in 1988), the show has evolved from a technology-based show to a product-based show and, more […]

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AV Industry EOL: Planned Obsolescence (Part Two)

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See part one of Anthony’s Planned Obsolescence column here. Since planned obsolescence for pro AV gear harms sales, service contracts and product support, the future for the AV industry may be headed toward the “as a service” model borrowed from the software industry. Should there be standards for planned obsolescence? Even the IT industry, with […]

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SDVoE Had 45 Members, 200 Interoperable Shipping Products and 500 Certified Design Partners at InfoComm 2019

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced its latest organizational milestones. Launched just over two years ago at ISE 2017 with the goal of standardizing the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, the alliance has grown to 45 member companies shipping more than 200 interoperable products. In the run-up to InfoComm, seven […]

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ZeeVee ZyPer4K HDMI Module for NETGEAR Switch Makes U.S. Debut at InfoComm

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Following the official launch at ISE, ZeeVee plans to use InfoComm to debut of its four-input Zyper4K HDMI Module for the NETGEAR M4300 Series Ethernet — basically, it’s four SDVoE AV-over-IP encoders on one module. Embracing its InfoComm show theme ‘Level Up Your AV Distribution,’ ZeeVee has recruited several e-sports players to demonstrate its zero-latency […]

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Crestron Debuts an NVX Receiver in an OPS slot for Monitors and Projectors

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Crestron is debuting DM-NVX-D80-IoAV at InfoComm. Basically it’s an OPS slot box with an integrated NVX AV-over-IP receiver (1G) for monitors and projectors with OPS inputs like LG, NEC, Philips, Avocor and Smart. The DM NVX decoder plugs into the OPS port and is powered by the display. This eliminates the need for cables and […]

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Zigen Joins SDVoE Alliance, Debuts New Product Line at InfoComm 2019

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Zigen has joined the alliance as an adopting member. At InfoComm 2019 (Orlando, June 12-14), Zigen will debut its new IP-Logic product line in the SDVoE Alliance booth 1143. Zigen’s IP-Logic platform gives users the ability to deliver any HDMI source to any display. The IP-Logic encoder/decoder units come […]

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AIMS to Demonstrate AV-Over-IP Interoperability at InfoComm 2019

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At InfoComm 2019, the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) will present two key demonstrations of AV-over-IP interoperability. Both demos will take place in booth 375 and will use real-world technology solutions based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standards suite for video, audio and data transport. Exhibiting for the first time at InfoComm, AIMS will […]

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Luxul Debuts Gigabit AV-Over-IP Switches at InfoComm 2019

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At InfoComm 2019, in the Legrand | AV Commercial Solutions booth, Luxul showcased its latest family of Gigabit switches designed for AV-over-IP applications. Luxul’s newest 18-port/16 PoE+ L2/L3 AMS-1816P and 12-port/8 PoE+ XMS-1208P managed Gigabit switches, featuring Self-Healing with PoE Auto-Recovery and PoE Power Scheduling, will be on display. Auto-Recovery allows the switch to power […]

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AIMS Uses InfoComm to Push for AV-over-IP Interoperability Standards in Pro AV

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The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced the release of a new positioning paper titled “AV Over IP: It’s Real, and It’s Transformational.” The paper takes a closer look at the impact of the media-over-IP movement on the pro AV and installed systems markets. A key focus is AIMS’ efforts to promote a […]

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AVPhenom Introduces New Workplace Software at InfoComm19

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5/30/2019 Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Every year, Phenomenal Industries introduces at least one new GAMECHANGING product before InfoComm, AV’s premier commercial trade show.  Last year, there was an explosion of activity around ShareChair, the revolutionary huddle room collaboration product that blurred the lines between technology and furniture to change the way we share information. It […]

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SDVoE Alliance Adds Theatrixx in Advance of InfoComm 2019

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Theatrixx Technologies Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of technical equipment for the professional audio-visual and performing arts industry, has joined the alliance as an adopting member. Theatrixx will be exhibiting at InfoComm 2019 (Orlando, June 12-14, booth 1121). The SDVoE Alliance will be in booth 1143. “The pro video […]

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FOR-A Adds AV-Over-IP at InfoComm 2019

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A range of video production switchers, video servers, and graphics systems that consistently support both 12G-SDI/4K and 3G-SDI/HD resolution will be a focal point of the FOR-A booth at the upcoming InfoComm Show in Orlando. Demonstrating video production solutions for corporate video, worship, sports and live event applications, FOR-A will exhibit in booth 1861 during […]

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SDVoE at InfoComm 2019 Includes Education, Education, Education & Gary Kayye on How HDBaseT Is Dead

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At InfoComm 2019 (Orlando, June 12-14, booth 1143) the SDVoE Alliance will feature industry experts presenting 20-minute, in-booth education sessions on a variety of topics essential for system integrators, designers, consultants and tech managers who want to take advantage of the flexibility, scalability, interoperability and cost benefits of the SDVoE platform for networked AV. “Our […]

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Cable and Connector Infrastructure Company Siemon Joins SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Siemon, a leading manufacturer of IT infrastructure solutions, has joined the alliance as an adopting member. At InfoComm 2019 (Orlando, June 12-14, booth 1143), industry experts will share Siemon’s vison for the AV industry in two SDVoE 20/20 in-booth education sessions: Going the Distance: AV over Fiber Made Easy […]

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Atlona AV-over-IP Line to Grow at InfoComm

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Atlona, a Panduit company, will debut a series of new value-priced AV-over-IP products at InfoComm 2019. InfoComm also marks the North American debut of OmniStream’s integrated processing functionality to enhance video wall performance. The embedded scaling, video processing and advanced video synchronization mechanisms in OmniStream decoders ensure precise synchronization of content between each decoder and […]

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Black Box Enters the 10G AV-over-IP Market with MCX Using SDVoE

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Black Box today announced the release of its new MCX, a 10G AV-over-IP system. Using what they say is a unique “enterprise level with use of the 10G SDVoE” platform, the MCX includes nine products — four decoders and five encoders that either handle copper, fiber or both. Some of the models add Dante Audio […]

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InfoComm Will See Atlona and New Owner Panduit Co-Located

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Atlona, now owned by Panduit, will focus on its AV-over-IP ecosystem at InfoComm 2019 in booth (3012). Products shown will include: Panduit Two-Post Rack System: This dual-column data rack offers a reliable foundation for mounting AV and data center equipment, and is ideal for installation in enterprise-wide IT distribution closets. Its modular design offers side […]

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Black Box Joins SDVoE Alliance and Will Launch AV-over-IP Products at InfoComm 2019

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Black Box has joined the alliance as a contributing member. “The decision to join the SDVoE Alliance was simple for us at Black Box. SDVoE makes AV over IP what it is supposed to be — true network AV without sacrificing performance, functionality or capability,” said Jonathan McCune, director […]

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Black Box Details InfoComm 2019 Plans

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At InfoComm 2019, Black Box will showcase solutions for modern IP-based and 4K AV visualization and distribution. Radian Flex is a fully software-based video wall processing platform that delivers future-proof flexibility and scalability for digital signage, corporate, education and mission-critical visualization applications. The intuitive software from Black Box makes it easy to display high-quality content […]

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A VuWall / IHSE Partnership Will Bring Virtual Video Walls to Everyone

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IHSE announced a partnership with VuWall, a provider of virtual video walls software and systems, for the integration of the IHSE KVM matrix and VuWall systems to control and visualize all sources from the matrix switcher onto the video wall. With this system, multiple sources can be switched and displayed simultaneously on the video wall. […]

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ReAX Is Industry’s First Open-Platform Control System

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM AURORA MULTIMEDIA Aurora Multimedia has had control systems for years — aimed mostly at controlling their own produce line in systems. But, at ISE 2019, they debuted something they are calling the world’s first open-platform control system in their ReAX control line — and it’s compatible with Windows, Android and Linux. Using […]

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Dante AV Networking Pavillion debuts at Enterprise Connect

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Dante will be demonstrating how networked audio can revolutionize conferencing and collaboration at Enterprise Connect 2019. The inaugural Dante AV Networking Pavilion will showcase how Dante-enabled products from Bose, Sennheiser and SoundTube can transform enterprise conferencing and collaboration. In addition, Zoom Video Conferencing will be demonstrating how Dante networking can bring audio to conference spaces […]

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Welcome to Gary Kayye’s 2019 Krystal Ball – What Will Happen in AV in 2019

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I love writing this annual predictions article. If you’re a regular reader, you already know this but for those that don’t, my Kayye’s Krystal Ball piece is an annual article where I not only tell you what I think is going to happen in the AV market for the upcoming year, but I also go […]

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Crestron Expands AV-over-IP Product Line at ISE 2019

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Crestron has debuted new additions to the DigitalMedia product family at ISE 2019 this month. The new products include a DM NVX encoder and decoder with PoE+ support and DM NVX encoders/decoders with Dante audio networking. The DM-NVX-E30(C) and DM-NVX-D30(C) are encode- or decode-only units that support HDMI connectivity and analog audio. Compatible with all […]

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Here’s How Audinate Added Video to Dante: intoPIX

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intoPIX announced today that Audinate will use intoPIX’s ProAV JPEG 2000 technology within their new Dante AV Design Suite for use with the newly announced Dante AV Module. At ISE 2019, Audinate is launching Dante AV as a video-capable extension to the world’s most popular audio-over-IP ecosystem Dante. This is the same 1G technology being […]

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SDVoE Alliance and IDK Announce a New Class of Product Linking Dante Audio Networking Technology with the SDVoE Ecosystem

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The SDVoE Alliance and IDK Corporation today announced a new class of product that for the first time links Dante audio networking technology with the SDVoE ecosystem. IDK’s new IP-NINJAR/Dante Audio Bridge (model: NJR-AB08DAN) transcodes audio signals directly between the SDVoE and Dante protocol environments. Audio signal transport is enabled from NJR transmitters to Dante […]

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