ISE Becomes World’s Largest AV Trade Show and Has Six Clear Tech Themes


Before the doors closed on the 2014 edition of the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) last week in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, nearly every exhibitor already knew it was a record show. NEC reported to us on Day 2 of the show that they’d seen a 40 percent increase on leads on Day 1 over 2013’s totals. […]

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Extron Debuts Five Input Audio Expansion Processor with AEC and Dante


Extron’s new AXP 50 C AT is a five-input audio expansion processor with Extron ProDSP for integrating remote microphones and other sources onto a Dante-enabled Extron DMP 128 audio system. A single Ethernet cable to a central equipment rack can link multiple AXP 50 C AT units, avoiding the effort and expense of pulling one […]

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Aviom’s New D800 and D800-Dante A-Net Distributors Now Shipping


Aviom is shipping its new D800 and the D800-Dante A-Net Distributors. Both units are designed to distribute audio and power to up to eight Aviom personal mixers like their predecessor, the A-16D Pro A-Net Distributor, but these units offer new features and easier to integrate with various consoles. The D800 A-Net Distributor, used in conjunction […]

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Stewart Audio Debuts 2×2 Dante AV/IT Bridge


Stewart Audio’s new NETAV I/O 2X2 is a two-input, two-output network bridge for Dante networks. This network bridge is sort of a digital on- and off-ramp for networked audio applications using the Dante protocol by Audinate. With two balanced analog inputs (line level, mic and available 24V phantom power) that are automatically encoded, any analog […]

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Audinate Adds AEQ to Dante Licensing


AEQ announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Audinate to develop its broadcast products with Dante digital media networking. AEQ manufactures communications equipment, automation systems, audio mixers and routing systems for the radio and television broadcast markets. Built on existing networking protocols and standards, Audinate’s Dante technology is a plug and play […]

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HARMAN Pro Releases HiQnet Audio Architect Version 1.1


HARMAN Professional has announced the introduction of its HiQnet Audio Architect version 1.1 professional audio configuration and control platform, an upgrade that brings new functionality and features, including control of Audinate Dante-enabled devices, enhanced functionality for BSS Audio and Crown products, better on-screen control interfaces and others. Audio Architect is the software element of HARMAN’s […]

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Audinate Announces 100th Dante Adopter


Audinate’s Dante digital media networking solution group has announced that Studio Technologies has become the 100th Dante OEM partner. Built on existing networking protocols and standards, Dante is a plug and play solution which delivers ultra-low latency, tightly synchronized media, while simplifying installation and configuration of digital media networks. Dante is a scalable system widely […]

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Extron Shipping All DMP 128 Audio DSP Models


Extron is now shipping all DMP 128 Series audio digital signal processors, including models with Dante audio networking, AEC — acoustic echo cancellation and analog telephone connectivity. The DMP 128 Series are 12×8 audio mixers featuring Extron ProDSP, automixing and I/O expansion capabilities. The DMP 128 C P and DMP 128 C P AT are […]

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Audinate Goes Mainstream in Partnership with BOSE – So Much for Better Sound Through Marketing


Everyone in ProAV generally makes fun of BOSE Corporation. For years, it’s sold products to consumers without any technical specs, performance details and without any information about how a product it makes is differentiated from another product of a different brand (e.g., Sony, Mitsubishi or Panasonic). But, there’s one thing we universally love with the […]

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Powersoft Licenses Dante AV Networking from Audinate


Powersoft and Audinate announced today that they have entered into a licensing agreement to incorporate Audinate’s Dante media networking into Powersoft’s amplifier products. Powersoft specializes in what the company says are light-weight, high power, single rack space, energy efficient amplifiers for the professional audio market. Its amplifiers can be found in an array of markets, […]

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IED Licenses Audinate for Dante


Innovative Electronic Designs (IED) has licensed Audinate’s Dante digital-media networking technology and will incorporate Dante into several new products in 2013 and beyond. Audinate’s patented Dante solution is a media networking solution suite designed to transport many channels of high-resolution, uncompressed, low-latency digital media over relatively long distances and to multiple locations using a standard […]

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InfoComm: Networked Audio for Live Events


Written by Dan Daley This column was reprinted with permission from InfoComm International and originally appeared here. Networked digital audio has become a goal for many live-event producers, with the Holy Grail being an analog-to-digital conversion that takes place at the stage box, with the audio signal staying digital until it hits an amplifier on […]

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