Extron Founder and President Andrew Edwards Moves to Chairman of the Board Position


Extron Founder and President Andrew Edwards announced Tuesday he is moving to the position of chairman of the board. He is also promoting Brian Taraci to chief executive officer, Casey Hall to chief marketing officer, and Ed Ellingwood to chief financial officer. These moves are designed to ensure the company is solidly positioned to face […]

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Extron AV Systems Accommodate All Who Enter Syracuse University’s National Veterans Resource Center


Anaheim, California (October 6, 2022) – The new National Veterans Resource Center – NVRC at Syracuse University provides US service members, veterans, and their families with innovative academic offerings and helps with supportive programs. Housed within the Daniel and Gayle D’Aniello Building, it welcomes and provides space and enhanced technology that is enabling for everyone, including […]

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Five Extron Products Are Now Certified for Zoom Rooms


Extron just announced that several of their audio processors, amplifiers and speakers are now certified for Zoom Rooms. The company has worked together with hardware solutions partners, such as Sennheiser, to develop solutions that deliver an unmatched user experience regardless of room type. The products in the Zoom Rooms Certified Design Solutions have been designed […]

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Extron AV Solutions Help Train and Certify EMT and Paramedic Students at Wake Tech EMS Simulation Suite


Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina, is the largest community college in the state, serving approximately 70,000 students. At the Perry Health Sciences Campus, students take courses that prepare them for certification as emergency medical technicians and paramedics. Instruction is enhanced by a simulation suite where students practice hands-on scenario-based medical procedures on […]

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Extron Fox3 Matrix Switchers Now Feature Integrated IPCP Pro Q Xi Control Processor


Extron announced that FOX3 Matrix Switchers now feature an integrated Extron IPCP Pro Q xi control processor, with all the same advanced features, processing power, security and breakthrough technologies found in the stand-alone Extron IPCP Pro xi Series control processors. The Fox3 line has now been extended to include the Fox3 Matrix 560x and Fox3 […]

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Extron’s ShareLink Pro LinkLicense for Active Learning Now Available


Extron has announced that the ShareLink Pro LinkLicense for Active Learning is now available. This LinkLicense enables users to simultaneously share content between multiple ShareLink Pro 1100 systems. Extron says this is ideal in active learning classrooms with multiple small groups working together with a central instructor station. Content can be assigned to various displays […]

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Extron Updates Fiber Optic Design Guide


Extron announced an update to its Fiber Optic Design Guide, its resource for AV designers and integrators looking to employ fiber optic technology in professional AV installations. This guide is loaded with information including tutorials, common design challenges/solutions, signal flow diagrams, lists of necessary equipment and more. Extron says fiber optic cables have emerged as […]

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Extron Adds Two New Size Options for SB 33A Adjustable Width Sound Bar


Extron has launched two new sizes for its SB 33A Adjustable Width Sound Bar. These new sizes accommodate displays from 82″ to 100″ in width in addition to the existing sizes that support displays down to 46″. The SB 33A can be customized onsite to precisely match the width of the display, offering “high performance […]

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Extron High Performance AV Switching Systems Enable Practical & Emergency Medical Training at VinUniversity


VinUniversity in the Gia Lam district of Hanoi, Vietnam, offers education, skills development, and career placement for its students. The Medical training programs at this new, non-profit university include lecture, team-based learning, and hands-on experience through simulation. Simulation spaces in the two buildings are based on a modern hospital and home-health service, covering diagnostics, procedures, […]

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Third Edition of Extron’s ‘Videowall Systems Design Guide’ Now Available


Extron just released the third edition of its “Videowall Systems Design Guide,” and it is now available for download. This comprehensive reference is for AV professionals tasked with creating high-performance video wall systems. It includes coverage of topics such as space design, video processing features, display technology, system control and cost of ownership. The guide […]

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Extron Quantum Ultra Video Wall Processor Drives Entertainment at Iowa City’s Hotel Chauncey


Hotel Chauncey, located in downtown Iowa City close to the University of Iowa, includes a family-friendly entertainment venue, with movie theaters, an arcade, a restaurant, a full-service bar and two bowling alleys. The two SpareMe bowling alleys are on separate floors and each features a wall-to-wall video wall just above the lanes. They are high-usage […]

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Extron AV Switching, Streaming, and Sound Systems Augment Lab Studies at VinUniversity


The not-for-profit VinUniversity in the Gia Lam district of Hanoi, Vietnam, has a mission to educate and develop the talents and skills of Vietnam’s youth and provide in-country career paths. The campus buildings include lecture halls, classrooms, labs, meeting and multipurpose rooms, a medical simulation center and a technologically enhanced library. The university uses new […]

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Appalachian State University Belk Library Video Recording Center Relies on Extron Switching, Distribution, and Control


Anaheim, California (June 30, 2022) – The video recording Center at the Belk Library and Information Commons is a versatile and convenient resource for students, faculty, and staff at Appalachian State University in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The center is a self-service one-stop shop where users of all skill levels create professional live videos of […]

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Extron Taking Orders for New USB-C 8K Video Optical Cables with USB Data and 60 W Power Delivery


Anaheim, CA (June 22, 2022) – Extron is now taking orders for the high-performance USBC Pro 8K Series, active, hybrid optical-copper USB-C cables that transmit 8K/30 DisplayPort AV, USB 2.0 data, and power signals simultaneously over distances up to 30 feet (9.1 meters). They are ideal for USB-C-enabled devices that support video and audio over four DisplayPort lanes. To streamline integration, […]

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Extron Now Shipping USBC Pro 8K Series USB-C Cables


Extron is starting to ship the new USBC Pro 8K Series, active, hybrid optical-copper USB-C cables that transmit 8K/30 DisplayPort AV, USB 2.0 data, and power signals simultaneously over distances up to 30 feet (9.1 meters). They are ideal for USB-C-enabled devices that support video and audio over four DisplayPort lanes. To streamline integration, they support power delivery […]

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Latest Philips B-Line Business TV Range Brings Sleek Design with Maximum Flexibility and Collaboration


CHARLOTTE, June 2022 — Combining the best of digital signage and professional TVs, PPDS – the exclusive global provider of Philips digital signage, interactive displays, direct view LED and professional TV products and complementary solutions – is showcasing its latest range of remodeled and updated 4K Philips B-Line Business TVs at InfoComm 2022. One of […]

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Citadel Bastin Hall Case Study Reveals Extron’s Latest Technology


The Citadel is one of six senior military colleges in the United States. On a 300-acre campus near downtown Charleston, South Carolina, it educates 2,300 undergraduate students in schools of Business, Education, Engineering, Mathematics, and Humanities within a classical military framework stressing leadership and character development. Bastin Hall, home to the Tommy and Victoria Baker […]

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The Citadel Military College Enlists Extron AV Solutions to Educate Business Majors at New Bastin Hall


Anaheim, California (June 8, 2022) – The Citadel is one of six senior military colleges in the United States. On a 300-acre campus near downtown Charleston, South Carolina, it educates 2,300 undergraduate students in schools of Business, Education, Engineering, Mathematics, and Humanities within a classical military framework stressing leadership and character development. Bastin Hall, home to […]

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Extron Announces Promotion of Joe da Silva to Vice President of Marketing


Extron has announced the promotion of Joe da Silva to the position of Vice President of Marketing. He will be responsible for setting worldwide marketing strategies in line with overall company objectives. A 30-year veteran of the company, da Silva has overseen multiple departments at Extron, including Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Product Marketing. As […]

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Extron Delivers Superior AV to an Advertising Company’s Many Interesting Spaces


Anaheim, California (May 25, 2022) – Through the course of growth and success, Salem North Carolina-based advertising firm, The Variable, had outgrown its previous office location and the staff found themselves in need of more space as well as new AV technology. They wanted AV that was far better, more reliable, and easier to use […]

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InfoComm Survival Guide- [Un]Compressed Video


Well it’s trade show season and the press releases are starting to pour in.  Before you head onto the InfoComm ’22 floor, it’s a good idea to polish your armor to best avoid being hit with a poison arrow of misinformation. If you missed my first post on “deceptive specs” you should check it out […]

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Extron NAV Connects the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s Surgical Education Center


Leaders at the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, tapped UNC AV engineer Christopher Ferrer to design and install state-of-the-art AV systems in a comprehensive renovation of the fourth floor of the Burnett Womack Building on the Chapel Hill campus. Central to the project was the creation of a 140-seat surgical […]

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Extron Qualifies LG DVLED Display Series as ‘Quantum Ultra Certified’


When coupled with the Extron Quantum Ultra 4K Videowall Processor, the flagship direct-view LED (DVLED) display series from LG Electronics has been certified for consistent, stable presentation of source content. The LG MAGNIT MicroLED LSAB009 Series has passed Extron’s extensive testing program and is now identified as “Quantum Ultra Certified.” “Direct-view LED systems are becoming […]

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Extron Updates ‘AV Technology for Learning Environments’ Design Guide


Extron announced an update to its “AV Technology for Learning Environments” design guide that captures the latest AV product innovations and the newest AV applications for learning spaces. This guide is a resource that includes details on AV Technology and its integration within classrooms, huddle spaces, lecture halls, meeting areas, multipurpose rooms, esports spaces and […]

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Extron AV Switching, Distribution and Control Help Renovate NCSU Library


The D. H. Hill Jr. Library on the campus of North Carolina State University has been a resource for students and the surrounding community for decades. The library has constantly reinvented itself over the years and completed its latest major renovation in 2021. Extron AV switching, distribution, and control were successfully deployed in the renovation […]

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Extron’s NAV System and ControlScript Provide Hybrid Learning Support in New Academic Building at UNCW


The University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s (UNCW) newest and largest academic building, Veterans Hall, needed to be filled with flexible spaces that would support “Active Learning” and “Hybrid Distance Education.” Their Integrated Educational Technology team knew the traditional way of large matrix switching cabinets and stand-alone control systems wasn’t meeting their needs, so they […]

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Extron Launches Free Esports System Design Guide


Extron launched the Esports Systems Design Guide. The company said, “unique performance needs of esports facilities require particular AV system design knowledge and expertise to ensure an excellent experience for both players and spectators alike. With an overview of the market potential, important design considerations and a selection of Extron high performance products, this guide […]

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Extron’s Switching, Distribution, Control and Streaming Solutions Revamp Lee University’s School of Nursing


Experiencing growing student enrollment in 2016, Lee University, a private Christian institution in Tennessee, constructed a spacious hall for its School of Nursing to host lectures covering nursing procedures, biology, and life sciences. The hall has soaring ceilings, tiered desk seating for 120+, and an extensive audiovisual system. To meet the challenges of COVID-19 and support […]

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Extron Introduces VCA 100 Virtual Control Appliance for Centralized AV Control


Extron introduced the VCA 100 Virtual Control Appliance with integrated virtual control processors, also known as VCPs. This new virtual control system helps organizations deploy, scale and manage their AV systems by providing the flexibility of hosting AV control resources in a central location. The VCA 100 with VCPs is designed for centralized AV control […]

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Extron DTP System and Pro Series Control System Provide Wireless Audio Processing and Streaming for The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum


The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum includes a state-of-the-art Cinemark Theater that provides a premium viewing environment for the heart-stirring survivor testimonials shown every hour. It includes a theatrical-grade projection system with a wall-to-wall screen and an immersive surround sound system. Museum administrators decided that they wanted to enhance the theater space’s capabilities to […]

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New Extron LinkLicense Upgrade Integrates SMP 300 Series With YuJa Video Platform


Extron announced that the latest LinkLicense upgrade is available. The upgrade integrates SMP 300 Series products with the YuJa video platform to facilitate streaming and publishing of live and on-demand video content. The SMP 300 Series devices ingest recording and livestreaming schedules for publishing to the YuJa video management platform. This experience provides automated publishing workflows that deliver engaging […]

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Extron Accepting Orders For SF 8CT SUB In-ceiling Subwoofer


Extron is taking orders for its SF 8CT SUB in-ceiling subwoofer for the Extron range of ceiling speakers that extend the low-frequency response in music and high-performance audio applications. Designed to be mounted in the ceiling structure, the plenum-rated SF 8CT SUB blends in with other ceiling speakers in the system. The eight-inch (203 mm) […]

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