Extron IPL 500. Loaded with 8-RS 232 ports, 8-IR Serial ports, 8-relays, 4 I/O ports and four switched 12-volt DC power ports, the network-controllable IPL 500 pits Extron against any other control system on the market.
Crestron’s Flash-Powered Touch Panel Interface. Crestron’s Flash-based touch panel interface is a dream for interface designers. Since Flash is already a widely-used web standard, you can now buy Flash objects (e.g., a turning knob) inexpensively or hire a Flash programmer (much easier to find inexpensively) to design custom objects, not to mention all the cool […]
Best Booth (tie): There were some really cool booths this year at InfoComm 2010. And, we had a touch time choosing just one, so we chose two: Christie. Highlighting their MicroTiles product, Christie set up venue-based application areas that included 3D, Digital Cinema, Restaurant and Bar, TV Set and Meeting Room applications. Kudos to whomever […]
Christie MicroTiles. This was the product everyone talked about at some point during the show. Although shown in a top-secret private suite at InfoComm 2009, MicroTiles didn’t actually ship until a few months ago and InfoComm 2010 was the first opportunity most ProAV’ers had to actually see it. It’s very creative, simple to build in […]
Networked AV. InfoComm 2010 will be remembered as the year that just about every manufacturer had an IP-addressable or “streamable” product. For years, companies like AMX, Crestron and Extron have had IP-addressable control systems; others like Christie, Sony, Sanyo and NEC have had IP-controllable displays and networked audio made its debut almost a decade ago. […]
PolyCom OTX. We continue to be wowed by Telepresence and the fact that it truly gives you an immersive videoconferencing experience. Using 50 percent less bandwidth than the RPX, the new OTX system is a complete turnkey room solution for telepresence.