Cybersecurity Lessons Learned from Zoom, Logitech and Draper

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By Paul Konikowski, CTS-D Last week was a big week for cybersecurity news pertaining to the audiovisual industry. Vulnerabilities in Zoom’s Mac desktop client were disclosed, hijacking flaws in Logitech’s Unifying USB dongles hit the mainstream and Draper, Inc. announced that its computer systems and communications networks were being held hostage by ransomware. Let’s take […]

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Draper to Intro AV Mounts and Structures for Leyard, Sony, Barco and DPI at InfoComm

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At InfoComm 2019, Draper is concentrating on AV mounts and structures with several universal solutions for LCD displays and custom structures for LED video walls. The Video Wall Mount is a cost-effective and simple way of building a video wall or mounting several screens in a row. Simply choose as many mounts as you need. […]

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Draper ISE Booth Is About Collaboration

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At ISE 2019 Draper is exhibiting standard and custom solutions developed for and with some of the world’s leading display manufacturers. Visitors to the company’s booth are experiencing their ability to build collaborative relationships, including: A new mounting structure for NEC dvLED LED Mounting Solutions for Leyard and Planar TVF Series video walls SmartTrim for […]

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Draper Intros SmartTrim for Barco UniSee

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Draper is launching a trim solution for the Barco UniSee video wall system. SmartTrim for Barco UniSee is a patent-pending, design protected solution co-developed with SMS Smart Media Solutions, a Draper subsidiary in Sweden. It provides a simple and elegant trim remedy for a wide range of standard and custom Barco UniSee configurations. Standard kits […]

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Draper Brings Silent Partner

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Today’s digital projectors can put out a lot of heat and cooling fan noise can be a big distraction — especially in home cinemas where shorter throw distances put the projector closer to the audience. With Draper’s Silent Partner, projector heat and noise are no longer a problem. The Silent Partner is a projector enclosure […]

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Comprehensive Adds Screens to Product Line – Takes Aim at Draper and Da-Lite

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Comprehensive Connectivity Company has added the Alltec Projector Screen line to its portfolio. The company says its line is a combination of affordability and performance. It’s aiming at 90 percent of the market rather than the high-end 10 percent that Stewart serves and the customization that Da-Lite and Draper accommodate. The company is also rolling […]

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Draper to Debut Digital Signage Casing and Videowall Structure at InfoComm

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Draper is now the exclusive source for the broad Smart Media Solutions (SMS) line of casings, mounts and structures for LCD displays in North America. This offering complements and strengthens Draper’s Custom Audiovisual Solutions range and is represented at InfoComm. The Smart Media Solutions (SMS) Shadow Casing is an advanced outdoor system for digital signage […]

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Draper Brings Silent Partner and Fly Cages to InfoComm

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Draper announces projection solutions, including the Silent Partner and Fly Cages, which are both set to debut in the USA at InfoComm 2018 – these were shown at ISE earlier this year. Today’s digital projectors can put out a lot of heat, and cooling fan noise can be a big distraction—especially with shorter throw distances putting the projector […]

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Draper Adds SMS to Digital Signage and Videowall Structure Line

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Draper is now the exclusive source for the broad Smart Media Solutions (SMS) line of casings, mounts and structures for LCD displays in North America. This offering complements and strengthens Draper’s Custom Audiovisual Solutions range and is represented at InfoComm. The Smart Media Solutions (SMS) Shadow Casing is an advanced outdoor system for digital signage displays measuring 55”. Featuring unbreakable Hammerglass, […]

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Draper Eliminates Black Drop with Ropewalker

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Draper announces Ropewalker – a projection screens designed for large events. Built for large venues, particularly those with tall ceilings where the screen has to be mounted high above the floor, Ropewalker lowers a motorized screen housing from the ceiling using durable steel cables. A motorized projection screen will descend from the housing to an appropriate height for the audience while […]

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Draper Launches Ambient Light Rejecting Surface for Ultra-Short Throw Projectors

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Draper has announced TecVision XH800X UST ALR and CS1000X ALR, the latest additions to their TecVision line of ISF-certified, 8K-ready viewing surfaces. The TecVision XH800X UST ALR will debut at InfoComm 2018. TecVision XH800X UST ALR is a premium ambient light rejecting surface formulated for use with Ultra-Short Throw (UST) and short throw projectors in moderate to high […]

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Draper Announces New AV Shade Pricing, Partnership with Herman

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Draper has released an updated window shade price list for commercial and residential AV dealers. In addition to updated pricing, the price list includes information on the FlexShade Recharge, Draper’s rechargeable battery-operated shade that debuted earlier this year. With long-lasting charges, the FlexShade Recharge battery is hidden safely inside the roller tube and can be recharged from a 110V outlet […]

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Draper Shows Larger, Quieter Battery Shade with FlexShade Recharge

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Draper announces FlexShade Recharge, a quiet, battery-operated shade with rechargeable batteries, will be on display at CEDIA 2017, September 7-9 in San Diego.Draper’s FlexShade Recharge is designed for flexible installations and can be installed in a variety of places, including larger window openings. Available up to 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the FlexShade Recharge features simple installation, similar to […]

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Draper Introduces Larger, Quieter Shade with FlexShade Recharge

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Draper announces FlexShade Recharge, a quiet, battery-operated shade with rechargeable batteries, here at InfoComm. Draper’s FlexShade Recharge is designed for flexible installations and can be installed in a variety of places, including larger window openings. Available up to 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the FlexShade Recharge features simple installation, similar to a manual window shade. The batteries last longer […]

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Draper to Debut An All New Look at InfoComm

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Today, Draper announced a corporate rebranding aimed at highlighting and strengthening the company’s focus on innovation – but, you’ll have to wait until InfoComm to see it. “A year ago, we began to examine how we do things as we continue to strive to provide our customers with quality products and expert service,” said company President John Pidgeon. “We […]

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Draper Unveils New Video Conferencing Camera Lift

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Draper’s redesigned solution for hiding videoconferencing cameras above the ceiling will be on display at InfoComm 2017, June 14 – 16 in Orlando. The redesigned Video Conferencing Camera Lift – Ceiling can now lower the camera up to 10 feet below the ceiling, and the camera remains centered. The “down” position of the camera also is more […]

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Draper Launches Acoustical Shading Solution

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Draper has announced EchoControl, an innovative acoustical treatment that improves the acoustics within rooms by utilizing sound-absorptive materials. Draper’s EchoControl will “officially” debut at InfoComm 2017, June 14 – 16 in Orlando.  Sound-absorptive methods are already used to improve a room’s acoustics, but Draper claims that with EchoControl sound reverberating off windows now can be reduced. EchoControl fabric offers a […]

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Draper Debuts Industry’s Biggest Thin Bezel Screen

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Draper announces Profile+, the industry’s biggest ½-inch-thin bezel screen, which will officially debut at InfoComm 2017. Draper’s Profile+ fixed screen include a ½-inch-thin bezel, which frames any Draper flexible viewing surface. Available in sizes up to 30 feet wide, as well as standard HDTV (16:9), 16:10 and CinemaScope 2:35.1 aspect ratios, the Profile+ provides the industry’s biggest flat panel look. […]

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Draper Introduces Larger, Quieter Shade With FlexShade Recharge

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Draper announces FlexShade Recharge, a quiet, battery-operated shade with rechargeable batteries, which is set to display at InfoComm 2017, June 14-16 in Orlando. Draper’s FlexShade Recharge is ideal for flexible installations and can be installed in a variety of places, including larger window openings. Available up to 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the […]

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Draper’s New TecVision Grey Surface Projection Screen Tackles Ambient Light

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Draper’s new TecVision CH1200X ALR is a grey surface designed specifically to address ambient light rejection (ALR) applications. With an ALR rating of 20, the Draper says its TecVision CH1200X ALR rejects 80 percent of the ambient light not being produced by the projector. Designed for environments with high ambient lighting and controlled viewing angles, the CH1200X ALR is a high-contrast surface helping black retention […]

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Draper to Showcase Commercial Shades at InfoComm 2017

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Style and function blend seamlessly with the InfoComm 2017 debut of Draper window shades. Known as a leading manufacturer of projection screens and projection and flat-panel display lifts, Draper is taking aim at the needs of AV integrators with Motorized FlexShades, which will on display at InfoComm 2017, June 14-16 in Orlando. Draper’s Motorized FlexShades, […]

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Draper Claims Industry’s Biggest Thin-Bezel Screen

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Draper’s thin bezel frame screen experience is now shipping. The Profile+ fixed screen has only a ½ inch thin bezel frame. Available in sizes up to 30 feet wide, the Profile+ provides the industry’s biggest “flat panel look.” The frame is lighter and easy to assemble, and the new sliding hook-and-loop viewing surface attachment system […]

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Draper to Launch Shades at CEDIA

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During CEDIA Draper will be showing off its new line of integrator targeted shades — the quiet and flexible Motorized FlexShades — 115v, 24V and battery operated — for both interior and exterior applications. Draper shade products have hundreds of possible operation/control variations — including the ability to react to current sun conditions and tie […]

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