Extron’s Compact Two-Channel Dante Audio Interface Ships

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Extron has announced the immediate availability of the new AXI 02 AT, a compact audio interface that extracts two channels from a Dante audio network, providing an easy way to connect devices that don’t offer Dante connectivity. It features two line level analog outputs on captive screw connectors with a mirrored two-channel S/PDIF output on a coaxial RCA connector. The AXI […]

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Kramer Debuts Kramer Network 2.0 at ISE

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Kramer Electronics Ltd. just announced Kramer Network 2.0 – an enterprise management platform for IT/AV professionals to configure and manage their entire Kramer product range, Dante devices and third-party devices from anywhere in the world. Kramer Network 2.0 has all the features and capabilities for managing any AV deployment. Configuration time is reduced due to automated device […]

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Audinate Dante Domain Manager Now Available

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Audinate announced today that its Dante Domain Manager Platform is now commercially available through a global network of authorized resellers. Dante Domain Manager is Audinate’s new network management solution that brings enterprise-grade system administration to the AV world and makes audio networking more secure, scalable and manageable than ever before. This game-changing technology provides AV and IT professionals with the ability […]

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QSC Partners with Visionary Solutions

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QSC, LLC has formed a partnership with Visionary Solutions, Inc. for native control and audio integration options for the Q-SYS Platform. The integration for Visionary Solutions PacketAV Matrix Products includes a video control plug-in as well as multiple options for audio integration via native AES67, Dante or Q-SYS Media Stream Receivers. Developed and supported by Visionary Solutions, the PacketAV plug-in includes pre-configured components for switching, […]

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New Dante AVIO Profit Should Be Earmarked to Help Their Partners – Not Go to Audinate’s Bottom Line

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Last week, Audinate introduced the Dante AVIO series of endpoint adapters that enable legacy analog and digital audio equipment to be networked to the Dante system. Starting at $129, the Dante AVIO series features six new adapters including line-in and line-out analog adapters, a bi-directional AES3/EBU adapter and a bi-directional stereo USB adapter. Each Dante AVIO adapter acts as a completely […]

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Symetrix Composer 6.0 Adds Dante Enhancements

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Symetrix has released the latest version of its Composer programming software for Edge, Radius, Prism and Solus NX DSPs. In addition to DSP design, Composer v6.0 for Windows natively configures the setup and routing of Symetrix Dante I/O expanders, along with select third-party Dante devices. With Composer, integrators can program a complete end-to-end DSP signal path using just one application. Composer 6.0 […]

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Dante AV Networking World Conference Expanded for ISE 2018

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Audinate, creator of the industry-leading Dante media networking technology, is expanding its Dante AV Networking World conference at ISE 2018 with a new track course covering tips, tricks and best practices. Taking place 5 Feb. at the Amsterdam RAI, the free day-long training event will offer training sessions geared at every experience level, as well […]

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TASCAM Expands Dante-Enabled Lineup With New Multichannel Interfaces

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TASCAM has unveiled two new additions to its line of Dante-enabled offerings. Designed to provide flexible connectivity between analog and digital components, the TASCAM ML-32D and ML-16D are multichannel Line Level to Dante and Dante to Line Level interfaces. With Dante-enabled devices becoming increasingly ubiquitous in professional AV systems, TASCAM’s ML-32D and ML-16D allow audio engineers and systems integrators to […]

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Audinate Releases Dante IP Core for Xilinx FPGAs

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Audinate has announced the availability of Dante IP Core, a soft IP solution for audio manufacturers. It allows OEMs working with FPGA-based designs to add Dante audio connectivity to AV products at a lower cost and with greater flexibility than ever before. Development teams can save time, reduce BOM costs and minimize their internal footprint by using a single […]

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Biamp Now Has Dante Wall Plates for Tesira — Built By Attero

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Biamp Systems has announced a new line of Dante wall plates specifically available for Tesira. Developed in collaboration with Attero Tech, this new offering enables audio connectivity and control, as well as individual device monitoring. The wall plates are available in three models. The Tesira 3.4 software allows customers to control specific wall plate elements, such as audio input signal types, […]

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Extron Introduces Compact Two-Channel Dante Audio Interface

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Extron Electronics just launched the new AXI 02 AT, a compact audio interface that extracts two channels from a Dante audio network. This 1/8 rack width Dante audio interface provides two channels of output to devices without Dante connectivity. It features two line level analog outputs and a mirrored two-channel S/PDIF output. The AXI 02 AT interfaces with any Dante-equipped […]

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MIPRO Adds Dante Options and Expands 8 Series

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Avlex Corporation has announced that Dante audio networking capability has been added to select MIPRO wireless products. This new feature is available on two ACT 7 Series wireless receivers as well as the dual channel variant of the company’s ACT 8 Series product line. Additionally, the MIPRO ACT 8 Series product line has been expanded with the introduction of the new ACT […]

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Control4 Ships New Pakedge S3 Series Switches for Layer 2 and Layer 3 Routing in Professional AV Applications

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Control4 Corporation announces the Pakedge S3L-24P Layer 3 Lite Switch and the updated S3-24P Layer 3 Switch, both with Avnu-certification and support for quick setup for DanteTM and Q-LAN technology.Support of time-synchronization technologies such as Audio Video Bridging (AVB)/Time Sensitive Networking, Dante, and Q-LAN provides professional AV integrators with an interoperable platform providing seamless management for performance-sensitive audio and […]

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Ferrofish A32 Dante AD/DA Converter Ships

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Ferrofish announced that its new A32 Dante interface is now shipping. With a 368-channel capacity that supports AD/DA Dante, MADI and ADAT formats, the A32 Dante is designed for broadcast, live and installed sound environments. With its Dante networking capability and support for MADI and ADAT formats, the Ferrofish A32 Dante works in professional broadcast environments, complex AV installations and live sound productions. The […]

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Extron Ships AES67-Based DMP 128 Series – And, Here’s Why This Matters…

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Several competing Audio over IP protocols have emerged over the last several years and have been implemented in certain markets by various manufacturers. However, equipment using incompatible audio over IP protocols often needs to be part of a single system. Without an interoperability standard, designers and integrators have been forced to modify their equipment choices or abandon audio networking […]

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Synthax and Ferrofish Announce New Verto Series Dante Digital Converters

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Synthax, the Americas distributor for Ferrofish, has introduced the new Ferrofish Verto 32, Verto 64 and Verto MX Dante format converters. The Verto 32 and Verto 64 offer ADAT (32×32 or 64×64 channels) while the Verto MX has MADI. With the ability to easily integrate ADAT and MADI into an existing Dante network, the Verto converters feature word […]

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Audinate Unveils Multiple Editions of Dante Domain Manager

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Audinate today announced that the upcoming Dante Domain Manager platform will be available in three editions: Silver, Gold and Platinum. Dante Domain Manager enables integrators to define custom domains — specific AV device groupings, by room, building and site — regardless of physical network infrastructure. Dante Domain Manager also provides security for IT departments and […]

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Q-SYS Platform Offers Control and Monitoring Integration with Attero Tech Dante and AES67 Endpoints

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QSC and Attero Tech have jointly announced the availability of Q-SYS plug-ins for specific Dante and AES67-enabled devices from Attero Tech. Developed and supported by Attero Tech, the plug-ins provide comprehensive audio and control integration with QSC’s Q-SYS Platform. Plug-ins will be available for a range of Attero Tech devices including the unHX2D HDMI audio-to-Dante de-embedder/embedder, the unD6IO-BT and the new unAX2IO+ […]

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Renkus-Heinz Intros New SA Series Amplifiers at InfoComm

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Renkus-Heinz will introduce their next generation of amplification at InfoComm. Renkus-Heinz SA Series amplifiers include the new C and T Series point source loudspeakers with full networking capabilities, RHAON II control and monitoring, and connection via a choice of Analog, AES/EBU or Dante single or redundant network input. Renkus-Heinz SA Series amplifiers will be available in three models. The SA-625 amplifier outputs 500W + […]

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Audinate Intros New Advanced Level Certification Program at Dante AV Networking World at InfoComm

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To help AV professionals develop the key skills needed to better understand best practices for installing Dante audio networks, Audinate is introducing its new advanced Level 3 Dante Certification Training program. The new training curriculum launched at the Dante AV Networking World event, will be held the day before the InfoComm 2017 exhibition on Tuesday June 13, 2017 at the Rosen Centre in Orlando. The new in-depth Advanced Track will feature the following sessions: Advanced Dante […]

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Audinate Introduces New Dante Broadway Networking Chip

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Audinate, developer of Dante media networking technology, has announced the immediate availability of its new Dante Broadway networking chip designed for mid-channel count audio products. Available in 8×8 and 16×16 channel options, Dante Broadway is designed for adding Dante audio networking to products such as small mixers, power amplifiers, DSPs, hardware interfaces and conferencing solutions. Dante Broadway blends the small form factor of Audinate’s Ultimo products with the most popular features of the Brooklyn II module, including […]

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Audio-Technica’s Alteros Debuts GTX Series Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Microphone System

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Alteros, an Audio-Technica company, just introduced the GTX Series Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Microphone System. The Alteros GTX Series is a fully digital 6.5 GHz system that provides reliable, interference-free performance and license-free operation, supporting up to 24 simultaneous, high-quality, low-latency (< 3ms), uncompanded 48 kHz/24-bit audio channels in any indoor or outdoor broadcast environment. The GTX Series operates beyond the […]

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Atlona Starts to Ship OmniStream AV-over-IP Products 

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The Atlona OmniStream product line is their first foray into the its first line of AV-over-IP products. The OmniStream family consists of five products to integrate and distribute 4K/UHD video (@60Hz 4:2:0 Chroma Sub-sampling), audio, and RS-232 control over Gigabit Ethernet networks — albeit compressed. The OmniStream line has dual-channel encoding and decoding, redundant AV networks and streams, encrypted content distribution, broadcast-quality 4K video compression (if you […]

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Dante Compatibility Added to Amate Audio’s DSP608

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A new version of Amate Audio’s DSP608 digital loudspeaker management system has debuted — and it now features on-board support for Dante AoIP (audio over IP) multi-channel streaming signals. The six-in / eight-out, 1U 19” rackmount unit now additionally features a two-channel Dante input, via its RJ45 Ethernet port. Dante enables streaming of multiple channels […]

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Yamaha TF Series Digital Mixers Get Firmware Update

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Yamaha today released a major firmware update for the company’s TF series digital mixers with intuitive TouchFlow Operation. The firmware update (v 3.1) allows TF consoles and the recently released TF-RACK equipped with an NY64-D Dante interface card to connect to audio networks, such as Ravenna, that support the AES67 audio-over-IP interoperability standard. The Dante […]

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Studio Technologies Expands Dante Beltpack Range

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Studio Technologies just introduced the new Model 371 Intercom Beltpack. The compact, lightweight unit combines the features offered by broadcast-style, two-channel party-line (PL) intercom user devices with a single-channel listen output and a four-pin male XLR headset interface connector. The flexibility of Dante and its inherent support of standard IP networks mean that multiple Model […]

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On Biamp and Baseball: Second Thoughts on the TesiraFORTÉ DAN

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Last week, I wrote about Biamp and the announcement that Dante will now be an option in their smaller TesiraFORTÉ DSP units. While it is an interesting story and the TesiraFORTÉ DAN units do fill a niche, it might not be as important as it appeared to me at first reading. I’ll tell you why […]

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Bosch Expands DICENTIS IP-Based Conference Line

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Bosch announced the expansion of its IP based conference system portfolio with four new, wired devices under the DICENTIS name. As part of this expansion, Bosch will integrate its DCN multimedia system into the DICENTIS Conference System family. The DICENTIS Conference System is part of Bosch’s open media networking architecture, OMNEO. With OMNEO, the DICENTIS Conference System makes […]

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The SDVoE Alliance Explained

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There’s a lot of confusion about AV-over-IP in the AV market right now — with the only “standard” being Dante — and that’s basically all-audio. But, the SDVoE Alliance  started by AptoVision, is trying to explain why they think the AptoVision way of doing AV-over-IP is best. I had a chance to speak to SDVoE’s […]

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At ISE, Crestron Goes Big (and Small), and Biamp Steps Towards Dante

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Editor’s Note: Leonard Suskin has additional thoughts on Biamp’s TesiraFORTÉ DAN, which you can read here. ISE has never been quite as big to me as InfoComm, though not for any particular reason. Perhaps it’s that time-zone differential is even worse heading East across the ocean than West to Las Vegas [or due South to […]

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MC2 Audio Debuts Delta Series Amplifiers

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MC2 Audio has launched six models in a new Delta Series of networkable audio processing power amplifiers. Incorporating XTA’s 96kHz DSP, MC2 Audio says the line are DSP-enabled and have three input options: analog, AES3 and Audinate’s Dante networked audio. The units have four inputs and eight outputs and four of the outputs driving the […]

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