It’s Official: Bose Enters Audioconferencing Market with ControlSpace EX


Bose Professional just launched themselves into a new market with the new ControlSpace EX audio conferencing system. The system includes the new ControlSpace EX-1280C conferencing signal processor and three new Dante-based ControlSpace under-table endpoints (EX-4ML, EX-8ML and EX-UH). Bose says it was designed with input from integrators and thus, the system features connectivity for various […]

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Revolabs to Showcase Range of Communication and Conferencing Solutions at ISE 2017


Revolabs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, today announced it will display its diverse portfolio of products at booth 11-D113, at ISE 2017, Feb. 7-10 in Amsterdam. Revolabs will demonstrate microphone and conference phone systems designed to meet the demands of education and unified communications (UC) applications as well as a lineup of conference […]

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Altia Systems Claims to Kill the PTZ with Integrated Three-Camera Solution


Everyone knows the value of a PTZ in conference room solutions. But, in small rooms, what if you had an integrated solution that used three cameras that covered the entire room — would you need an PTZ? That’s what Altia Systems is hoping will replace the PTZ — the company’s three-camera packaged solution called PanaCast […]

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Communication is Key


Communicating is a part of life. Whether you are at the grocery store, a sporting event, or work, at some point in the day you communicate your likes, dislikes, needs, and wants. Effective communication is important, especially in the workplace. So why is it that we are still trying to figure out how to communicate […]

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Audio-Technica Intros ATUC-50 Digital Wired Discussion System


Audio-Technica has introduced the ATUC-50 Digital Wired Discussion System – including the ATUC-50CU control unit, ATUC-50DU discussion units and the ATUC-M43H and ATUC-M58H gooseneck microphones. The ATUC-50 system provides 24-bit/48 kHz uncompressed digital audio, multi-mode operation, a 12-band feedback suppressor, ability to record a meeting directly to a mass storage device on the front of […]

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Revolabs Conference Phone Fully Interoperable With Chrome


Revolabs announced today that its FLX UC 500 USB conference phone is fully integrated and interoperable with Google Chrome devices for meetings, a video conferencing system that lets colleagues connect and collaborate, no matter where they are located. The integrated solution ensures that calling functions such as answer, hang up, volume control, and mute are […]

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Crestron Intros Audio Products for Simplifying Audio


Crestron introduced a set of products they say are aimed at simplify audio in conference rooms, lecture halls, sports and entertainment venues, courtrooms and other spaces. Headlining the new audio technology is the full line of Avia Digital Signal Processors (DSPs) featuring a DSP programming tool, as well as a selection of amplifiers that support […]

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Sennheiser Intros TeamConnect Ceiling for Conference Rooms


At InfoComm 2016, Sennheiser launched the new TeamConnect Ceiling aimed at fixed-installation conferencing systems. With its SpeechLine Ceiling microphone that is virtually invisible, TeamConnect Ceiling offers a high performing, discrete alternative to classic table mounted systems for installation in medium to large conference rooms. Using beamforming technology, the ceiling mounted microphone focuses automatically on a […]

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ClearOne Updates Pro Audio Line at InfoComm 2016


InfoComm 2016 visitors to ClearOne’s booth N1837 will experience completely redefined Pro Audio, new entry-level network media streaming, and compact two-channel wireless microphone solutions. New for InfoComm 2016, the ClearOne CONVERGE Pro 2’s next-gen platform delivers stunningly clear audio thanks to the world’s most advanced audio signal processing. Scalable, reliable, and competitively priced, it delivers […]

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Nureva Announces the HDL300 Audio Conferencing System


Nureva announced the Nureva HDL300 audio conferencing system for small to mid-sized rooms. This integrated wall-mounted microphone and speaker system uses Nureva’s patent-pending audio processing technology to provide remote participants with a natural, near-in-room experience. Nureva’s unique processor is 15 times more powerful than conventional systems, which enables the HDL300 system to simultaneously create and […]

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QSC to Unveil New Q-SYS AV-to-USB Bridging Solution at InfoComm 2016


QSC has added PTZ-IP Cameras and a AV-to-USB Bridging box to its Q-SYS line. The Q-SYS PTZ-12X72 and Q-SYS PTZ-20X60 are designed as soft codec conferencing by allowing camera feeds and audio by introducing IP-based cameras and USB bridge into the Q-SYS platform. The Q-SYS AV-to-USB Bridging solution is driverless USB 2.0 for webcam video […]

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Sennheiser Launches TeamConnect Wireless, Mobile Audio Conferencing Solution for Up to 24 Participants


Sennheiser’s TeamConnect Wireless claims to bring to an end the age of conference call frustrations, delivering unmatched ease of use and excellent sound quality in a portable system for up to 24 participants. TeamConnect Wireless offers peerless connectivity options, making any device immediately capable of establishing a professional quality conference call in seconds. Users can […]

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UC&C Requires a T.E.A.M Approach


The audiovisual industry has been converging and will continue to converge with the IT industry to deliver unified communications and collaborative solutions. The convergence of these markets bring the best of what AV has to offer with the best of IT has completely together. AV brings to bear the enhanced lighting, acoustics and collaboration technology […]

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Pexip’s Enterprise Collaboration Platform Deploys on Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Pexip today announced that the newest version of its Infinity platform will enable deployment directly on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform. Pexip says their Infinity platform allows organizations to improve work efficiency by simply enabling everyone in organizations of any size to benefit from visual communication and collaboration tools. It seamlessly ties together […]

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Polycom Ships RealPresence Trio Aimed at HuddleRooms


The Polycom RealPresence Trio 8800 is billed as a smart-hub for group collaboration — it looks like a three-point conference phone but adds voice to it for small spaces. Polycom says the RealPresence Trio is aimed at group collaboration as you can share voice (it’s a conference phone) HD content sharing (as you can use it like an iPhone […]

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Revolabs Announces Echo Cancellation for FLX UC Conference Phones


Revolabs today announced it has improved the acoustic echo canceller (AEC) technology in its FLX UC line of conference phones to support up to 16 kHz audio. The enhanced echo cancellation allows the microphones to match the performance of the dual-speaker system in the FLX UC product line, creating a robust, high-performance audio platform for UC that allows […]

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An Evening with Polycom — On Software and Experience


Last week my fellow consultants and I were invited to an event at conferencing stalwart Polycom’s New York City experience center. It’s a pretty and shiny new spot at One Penn Plaza, with a nice river view outside and their technological toys inside. For me the more interesting part isn’t the specifics of a single […]

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Extron Debuts Industry’s First Conferencing, Collaboration and Control Interface


Extron’s new CCI Pro 700 is marketed as the industry’s first control system user interface optimized for conferencing, collaboration and AV control. Right off the bat, when you look at the CCI Pro 700, you see it’s different than any other control system on the market. In fact, it reminds us of a speakerphone — […]

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Extron Takes Aim at Vaddio and ClearOne With New MediaPort 200 AV to USB Box


Extron is launching into a completely new market category with their new MediaPort 200, an HDMI (and audio) to USB bridge for integrating pro AV sources or systems with software codec conferencing applications. The cool thing about this product is it will give integrators a way to make money integrating consumer videoconferencing products and apps […]

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Wainhouse Research at InfoComm 2015 (1 of 4)


By Ira Weinstein Sr. Analyst, Consultant and Partner, Wainhouse Research Follow me on Twitter at @iweinstein. The Wainhouse Research (WR) video conferencing / AV team took InfoComm 2015 by storm.  For those of you keeping track, this is Ira’s 26th (yes — not a typo) InfoComm.  As always, InfoComm provides access to a wealth of […]

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Revolabs FLX UC 1500 IP and USB Conference Phone with Extension Microphones


Revolabs today announced that it is now shipping its FLX UC 1500 IP and USB Conference Phone with Extension Microphones. Broadening the company’s UC product family to support larger conference rooms, the innovative device includes two extension microphones to create a wider pickup range, incorporates a high-performance speaker to expand sound capabilities, and provides the […]

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New beyerdynamic Revoluto Vertical Array Microphone Introduced


In 2006, beyerdynamic presented the first microphone with its patented Revoluto technology that was integrated with both horizontal array microphone capsules. At InfoCommn 2015 in Orlando, beyerdynamic introduced the newly developed vertical array microphone. With the vertical array, a horizontal corridor characteristic is created (horizontal cardioid, vertical lobar). This gives the speaker even more freedom […]

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Crestron Ships RL 2


Crestron’s RL 2 is the company’s second generation Microsoft Lync and Skype for Business collaboration system. The RL 2 codec claims a number of new features including a fully integrated DigitalMedia receiver, native Crestron Fusion connectivity for room monitoring, multiple audio input configurations, and versatile mounting options. Crestron RL 2 includes a TSW-style touch screen […]

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Revolabs Ships FLX UC 1000 VoIP Conference Phone Supporting IP and USB Connectivity


Revolabs is now shipping its FLX UC 1000 IP and USB conference phone that includes UC and collaboration settings with bridging capabilities between VoIP and UC desktop applications. Featuring both VoIP and USB audio support, the Revolabs FLX UC 1000 conference phone is designed for IP telephony environments, both on-premises and in the cloud. The […]

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Vaddio Claims Enterprise Class USB 3.0 Camera with Simultaneous USB and IP Streaming


Vaddio has just announced the RoboSHOT 12 USB camera — an HD conferencing camera with simultaneous USB 3.0 and IP (H.264) streaming integrated with an HDMI video output.  The RoboSHOT 12 USB video stream is uncompressed up to 1080p. An interesting innovation to the RoboSHOT 12 USB is its focus on IT management across the […]

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SnapAV Launches Two New Brands — Nearus Conferencing Cameras and Sense Microphones


SnapAV has announced the launch of two new brands: Nearus, a line of user-friendly conferencing cameras; and Sense, a complete line of microphones for use in presentations, conferencing and commercial environments. Nearus cameras will provide “BYOD” — or bring your own device — service that makes it easy for users to stay connected. These smart […]

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InfoComm 2013 Awards: Best New Conferencing System Product: Listen Technologies Multi-Media Touch Conferencing System


        To see a list of all the awards we are giving as part of our 2013 rAVe Best of InfoComm awards, click here. To see all our of InfoComm 2013 coverage, click here. Best New Conferencing System Product: Listen Technologies Multi-Media Touch Conferencing System This is a complete live conferencing system […]

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