Cybersecurity and the Problem with OEMs


Last year, Crestron was the focus of some cyber activists who found vulnerabilities in Crestron touch controllers that could theoretically allow someone to use touch screens to spy on the person in the same room. This was covered in a class at a hacktivist conference called DEFCON and subsequently was written up in WIRED Magazine. […]

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Extron Launches ShareLink Pro 1000 Wireless and Wired Collaboration Gateway


Extron just introduced the ShareLink Pro 1000 Wireless and Wired Collaboration Gateway, which enables anyone to present content from their computers, tablets or smartphones onto a display. And, its 4K 4096×2160 output (4:4:4 8 bit color) and wireless compatibility will differentiate them. Some unique features include something called WebShare, in which a technology displays slide images on attendee’s personal […]

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Barco Hints at New ClickShare and We Know What It Will Be Like


Exactly three years ago, Barco announced its wireless presentation and collaboration (BYOD) system called ClickShare. The product has generated a lot of buzz and steady sales growth since it was launched, and it is now the reference for wireless presentation and collaboration. With an exciting product development roadmap ahead, Barco is determined to facilitate collaboration […]

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Extron Enters Wireless Presentation/Collaboration Market with ShareLink 200


If you’re using or spec’ing the Barco ClickShare or the Crestron AirMedia, you’re going to really like Extron’s ShareLink 200. Extron’s entry into the wireless presentation market is both a quad-screen (like most of the other systems), network-based presentation system AND a stand-alone wireless access point. Like most of the other systems out there, ShareLink […]

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Barco Buys Wireless Company AWIND


Without much fan fair, Barco bought one of the leading wireless transmission (wireless high-resolution video and audio) company today for $7.1 million dollars. AWIND, based in Taiwan, was founded in 2003 and employs about 60 people. Currently, it’s the technology that’s used in the majority of the projector manufacturers that do wireless video and audio […]

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