InfoComm from Afar

And… one more quick one post-InfoComm post. For the second consecutive year, family obligations kept me away from the big show. Last year it was my lovely bride’s recovery from major back surgery; this year was a more joyous occasion as my son graduated pre-school (and yes, this is important; another tradeshow will always come, […]

InfoComm from Afar

Biamp Expands Devio Collaboration Tool With New Microphone Option

Today at InfoComm 2016, Biamp Systems introduced the Devio DCM-1 ceiling microphone, the latest addition to the Devio collaboration portfolio. Created specifically for huddle rooms and small gathering spaces, Devio enables fast, simple, and intuitive collaboration. With Devio’s easy-to-connect device (Devio CR-1) and advanced beamforming microphones, meetings are equipped with high-quality, laptop-based audio and video […]

Biamp Expands Devio Collaboration Tool With New Microphone Option

AV Manufacturers Partner for The Higher Education Technology Summit

Four well known audiovisual and classroom technologies manufacturers, FSR, Inc, Biamp Systems, Utelogy Corp. and SpinetiX, have partnered to create the first Higher Education Technology Summit (HETS). Created specifically for college and university managers of educational technology, HETS is designed to combine a day of product training, networking and peer-to-peer discussions in a fast moving […]

AV Manufacturers Partner for The Higher Education Technology Summit

Captured at #ISE2016 Part 2: The Show

In Part 1 I explained that I’ve previously written blogs capturing Twitter and Facebook moments at InfoComm 2015, InfoComm Connections in NYC and other trade shows. This time I decided to do a “4000 mile” social media view of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam – the AV industry’s largest trade show event which takes place […]

Captured at #ISE2016 Part 2: The Show

Captured at #ISE2016 Part 1: The Pre-Show

As I’ve written blogs before capturing Twitter and Facebook moments at InfoComm 2015, InfoComm Connections in NYC and other trade shows, I decided, while remaining in the U.S., to do a “4000 mile” social media view of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam – the AV industry’s largest trade show event which takes place over four […]

Captured at #ISE2016 Part 1: The Pre-Show

Biamp Systems Launches Devio Audio Collaboration Tool for Huddle Rooms

Biamp Systems today unveiled its new Devio collaboration system, created specifically for huddle rooms. With as little as a single USB 3.0 connection to a Windows or Mac OS X-based computer, Devio brings an audio input and output and easy connectivity to in-room technology including displays, Web cameras and more. Once connected to the CR-1, […]

Biamp Systems Launches Devio Audio Collaboration Tool for Huddle Rooms

This Week (In AV and IT) 12/11

While this could be considered last week’s news, I did say there would be a followup to the final story from my previous This Week blog. Here’s what it looks like when your startup passes a make-or-break test (12/4) The future is looking very bright now for videoconferencing company Blue Jeans Network after “Big Papi” […]

This Week (In AV and IT) 12/11

Biamp Adds to Tesira Amplifiers

Biamp Systems introduced four new amplifier models to it’s Tesira’s network amplifiers lineup. The four include the four-channel 175-watt AMP-4175R, the eight-channel 150-watt AMP-8150R, the four-channel 350-watt AMP-4350R, and the four-channel 300-watt AMP-4300R CV with constant voltage. The amplifiers feature dual AVB/TSN ports for tnetwork redundancy and feature slots for optional analog failover cards to continue signal flow if the […]

Biamp Adds to Tesira Amplifiers

Biamp Publishes Huddle Room White Paper

Biamp Systems announced a new white paper, “Huddle Spaces: Bridging the Gap Between Desktops and Large Conference Rooms.” Written by Frost & Sullivan in collaboration with Biamp and now available for download, the paper explores how organizations can expand the desktop into a conferencing space by pairing high-quality audio and video with traditional desktop services […]

Biamp Publishes Huddle Room White Paper

A Pixel-And-Ink-Stained Mini-Update: Infocomm 2014

Some super-quick pixel-and-ink stained impressions from Day 1 of my InfoComm experience. Expect a longer update when I return to New York and have the time to digest the events of the show and figure out what the overall story is. For now, quick impressions: Pat Brown remains smart. I had the pleasure of a […]

A Pixel-And-Ink-Stained Mini-Update: Infocomm 2014

Biamp Acquires Dev-Audio

Biamp Systems announced this week the acquisition of Dev-Audio, a developer of advanced microphone processing technologies, as well as the Microcone. Microcone and its associated software application, Microcone Recorder, are conferencing products that actively track and enhance voice quality, adaptively reduce background noise and record directly to any computer. Using a high-quality beamformed microphone array […]

Biamp Acquires Dev-Audio

Biamp Ships TesiraFORTÉ

Biamp Systems is now shipping its TesiraFORTÉ series of audio processors. TesiraFORTÉ consists of eight models — four AVB models and four non-AVB models — with fixed input and output configurations. These processors are a part of Biamp’s Tesira family of DSP-based media systems. Also shipping is Biamp’s new Dante-enabled DAN-1 digital server networking card, […]

Biamp Ships TesiraFORTÉ

Biamp Systems Announces New Paging Input Options and Adapters for VoIP and Analog Paging Systems

Biamp Systems today announced the launch of Vocia 1.6, a significant addition to the company’s networked public address and voice evacuation system. Vocia 1.6 provides three new hardware devices — the eight-channel Vocia Input (VI-8) for analog and digital paging inputs, the VoIP-1 telephone-paging adapter and the POTS-1 analog telephone-paging adaptor. A large number of […]

Biamp Systems Announces New Paging Input Options and Adapters for VoIP and Analog Paging Systems

Biamp Systems Repositions Nexia to Support a More Robust DSP Product Family

Biamp Systems today announced the repositioning of Nexia and the launch of TesiraFORTÉ, a new family of digital signal processor (DSP)-based media systems. Biamp’s Nexia products are pitched as “affordably priced” boxes for single-room provision of video- and teleconferencing, speaker processing and multimedia presentations. In addition to the Nexia repositioning, the AudiaSOLO discontinuation (announced Oct. […]

Biamp Systems Repositions Nexia to Support a More Robust DSP Product Family

Biamp Debuts Four New Vocia Amplifiers

Biamp Systems today introduced four new small amplifiers as part of its Vocia networked public address and voice evacuation system. The concept of Vocia is decentralized, networked paging system without one home-run for all signals to terminate. So, for example, a building on campus with a bunch of small classrooms where each one needs amplified […]

Biamp Debuts Four New Vocia Amplifiers