Crestron Announces Additions to DM NVX AV-Over-IP Platform

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Crestron today announces additions to the DM NVX AV-over-IP platform. The newest DM NVX features include: Faster refresh rates (up to 240 Hz at 1080p) for fast-motion video, and real-time control of peripherals, such as a mouse, joystick, or game controller. Variable Bit Rate (VBR) encoding optimizes network bandwidth consumption across a multitude of spaces. Custom hot-key shortcuts from your keyboard […]

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Crestron Unveils George Feldstein Technology Center

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Crestron unveiled the George Feldstein Technology Center last week with speeches from President and CEO Dan Feldstein (George Feldstein’s son) and COO Dan Brady. The building, located at 22 Link Drive, has been renamed to honor George Feldstein, who founded Crestron over 50 years ago and paved the way for Crestron’s growth. The company said […]

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Sony Receives Crestron and Cisco Certification for BRAVIA 4K Professional Displays

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Sony has enhanced its interoperability and integrations with third party alliance partners, by receiving certification from Crestron and Cisco for its BRAVIA 4K Professional Displays. Crestron has developed a global certification program, Crestron Connected, that is turn-key at the engineering level, allowing certified manufacturing partners to natively connect, communicate, and monitor from one central location. With previous certification for […]

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Crestron Releases Version 7 of DM NVX AV-Over-IP Platform

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Crestron announced a firmware upgrade (version 7) to the DM NVX AV-over-IP platform. The newest DM NVX features include: Refresh rates up to 240 Hz at 1080p allow for real-time control of peripherals, such as a mouse, joystick or game controller. Variable Bit Rate (VBR) encoding optimizes network bandwidth consumption across a multitude of spaces. […]

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Crestron Takes Aim at QSC With New VC-4 Virtual Control System

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Crestron announced the expansion of their room control portfolio with key enhancements to Crestron VC-4 Virtual Control. VC-4 is a scalable software control platform while maintaining support for existing hardware-based solutions. Capable of supporting up to 500 spaces on a single server, VC-4 enables mass deployment of customized or standardized configurations to save time and labor costs […]

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Crestron’s DM NVX Solutions Now NIAP Certified and Common Criteria Compliant

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Crestron announced that its DM NVX solutions are now NIAP certified and Common Criteria Compliant. Crestron says this evaluation opens up new avenues for DM NVX products, including Federal Civilian agencies and agencies supporting the DoD, as well as government entities around the world while reaffirming Crestron’s dedication to delivering the most secure solutions. NIAP, […]

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Crestron to Acquire Camera and Intelligent Video Technology from 1 Beyond

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Crestron is set to acquire the intelligent video technology developed by 1 Beyond. According to the companies, the integration of this technology will strengthen the Crestron ecosystem and core competency in videoconferencing, AV and control and automation for collaboration rooms of all sizes, styles and purposes. “To enable productive and effective hybrid meetings, the modern […]

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Crestron’s AirMedia Solution Now Supports Wireless Conferencing

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Crestron added conferencing features to the Crestron AirMedia solution. Crestron AirMedia now does BYOM (think ClickShare Conference) to support wireless presentation and wireless conferencing from a single solution. For organizations using multiple video conferencing platforms, wireless conferencing allows employees to use the cameras and microphones in the room from any personal device on any platform. […]

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Crestron Intros Fully Tunable LED Light Fixtures to 
Support Improved Health and Wellness in the Home

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Crestron has introduced new LED Light Fixtures created to meet the design, intelligence, elegance and customization that homeowners demand; the new fully tunable light fixtures add real-time personalized lighting control fit into the Crestron Home operating system.  Through the Crestron Home platform, users have full control of the color of their lights including hue, saturation, […]

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Nureva Audio Systems Now Integrates With Crestron 3-Series and 4-Series Control Systems

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Nureva announced that the Crestron 3-Series and 4-Series control systems now include controls for Nureva audio systems. Created using the Nureva Developer Toolkit, this certified module is available through the Creston Application Market to streamline the operation of Nureva audio systems from Crestron’s room control panels. Once configured, customers can adjust volume and treble, mute and unmute their […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

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Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1078: The New President of Crestron Has Worked There Since He Was Only 5 Years Old

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Dan Feldstein, only the second president and CEO in Crestron‘s history, is no newcomer to ProAV or Crestron, for that matter. He used to “help” his dad design control systems when Crestron was still in, founder, George Feldstein’s garage — at the age of 5. But, do you know him? What’s his management style? What does […]

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ISE 2022 Redesigns Show Floor With Six New Technology Zones

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Exhibitors are signing up to take part in ISE 2022! Over 700 exhibitors have already committed, including bellwether brands Barco, Crestron, KNX, Kramer, LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony — to name just a few! The show floor has been redesigned and will also feature a brand-new Discovery Zone, highlighting 40 new companies exhibiting for the […]

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Modus VR Adds 20 Crestron Products To Product Library, Will Demo VR Platform at InfoComm 2021

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Modus VR announced the addition of 20 Crestron products to the Modus VR product library as an initial offering. The solutions span the enterprise, unified communications and residential market segments. Visitors to InfoComm 2021 in Orlando, Florida, can experience the live use of the Modus VR platform to create room layouts using Crestron products. Modus […]

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Crestron Launches New Cloud-Connected Network Power Controllers and Remote Temperature Sensor

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Crestron announced the launch of two new cloud-connected Crestron Network Power Controllers and an accompanying remote temperature sensor. The Crestron Home OS provides a new Device Health Dashboard, a remote power management platform for alerts and to assess and fix devices from the Crestron Home app. Users can also troubleshoot network and IP device problems, […]

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PPDS Confirms InfoComm 2021 Attendance With Business Updates and Announcements

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PPDS confirmed its participation in InfoComm 2021 with a series of business updates and new product and partnership announcements. The company will be located in Booth 3421. The exhibit event will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, on Oct. 27-29, 2021. “After last year’s cancellation, we are delighted to be […]

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Jabra and Huddly Join Crestron Flex Platform for Enhanced Meeting Technology Capabilities

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Crestron has partnered with Jabra and Huddly to add them to the Crestron Flex platform. The addition adds more intelligent camera technology for meetings. The Crestron Flex platform integrates videoconferencing, content sharing, scheduling, management, support and more into one platform. The addition of intelligent video integration to the Crestron Flex platform offers features that enhance the […]

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5 Things to Know About UCC Ahead of InfoComm 2021

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With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing for much longer than anyone expected, it should come as no surprise that conferencing and collaboration is a major focus for AV professionals. According to one report, the unified communication and collaboration (UCC) market size is expected to grow from USD 67.4 billion in 2021 to USD 127.5 billion by […]

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PPDS Partners with Crestron XiO Cloud Certification for Display Control and Management

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PPDS has announced it has partnered with Crestron to attaint the Crestron XiO Cloud certification. Part of PPDS’ adoption of Crestron’s ecosystem means PPDS will bring the XiO Cloud control and management solution to most Philips displays. With Crestron technology now compatible across almost all Philips professional displays, PPDS has become one of the world’s few display manufacturers to support […]

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Crestron Updates Flex Digital Workplace Platform with New AirMedia Presentation System

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Crestron announced the next generation of AirMedia Presentation Systems to add connect present, collaborate and display capabilities to the Crestron Flex digital workplace platform. AirMedia supports wireless content sharing and conferencing from any device, whether BYOD or on in-room displays, and between either internal teams or guests. The new AirMedia includes several new features to enhance […]

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Crestron Will Not Attend CEDIA 2021

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Crestron will not attend the 2021 CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis, citing rising case numbers of both COVID-19 and the delta variant.  “In light of the re-escalating COVID health crisis and the spread of the delta variant, we have made the difficult decision to fully cancel our presence at this year’s CEDIA Expo, including our booth, […]

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22Miles Launches Digital Signage Ready (DSR) Software Portfolio

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22Miles announced the availability of Digital Signage Ready (DSR), a portfolio of ready-built software and service bundles that allow for quick setup and deployment of digital signage experiences. DSR encompasses entry-level digital and interactive signage software and content management features that are ready-to-customize, ready-to-bundle and ready-to-deploy. The DSR SaaS portfolio consists of a content management […]

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AudioControl Releases Certified Drivers for Crestron Home Integration

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AudioControl announced the availability of a certified driver that brings Crestron Home integration to their Director D Series and M Series amplifiers. It will also be available for the Concert and Maestro Series home theater AVRs and preamp/processors. The new AudioControl driver for Crestron Home enables integrators to provide clients control of their entertainment system. […]

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Crestron Control Module Now Available for ClearOne BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array and UNITE 200

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ClearOne announced the availability of a new camera control module, Crestron Pro 3, for Crestron control systems that is designed to work with ClearOne’s BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile and ClearOne’s UNITE 200. It also works with any other Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera that complies with the VISCA control protocol. The Crestron Pro 3 […]

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Crestron Releases DM NAX AoIP Amplifier to Residential Market

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Crestron announced the Creston DM NAX distributed Audio-over-IP (AoIP) amplifier is shipping. This all-in-one AoIP solution is aimed at the residential market. The DM NAX allows a homeowner to toggle between TV audio, streaming music, podcasts, alarms, doorbells and even paging and intercom usage to any speaker in the house. Dealers who have worked with […]

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Maverick AV Solutions and Crestron Partner for European Distribution of UCC Product Line

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The AV division of Tech Data, Maverick AV Solutions, is now distributing the Crestron Flex lineup of UCC products in 16 European territories as well as the U.S. and Canada. The agreement covers the Crestron Flex Enterprise UC products, including Microsoft Teams certified devices. The range includes video and audio room solutions, audio conferencing, personal communication devices, […]

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