The New Extron ShareLink Pro 1000 Is a 4K Wireless and Wired Collaboration Gateway

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Extron has announced the immediate availability of ShareLink Pro 1000, the Wireless and Wired Collaboration Gateway that enables anyone to present content from their computers, tablets or smartphones onto a display for easy collaboration. ShareLink Pro supports simultaneous display of up to four devices including an HDMI‑connected device and dynamically updates the display layout as […]

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Extron and Panopto Partner to Integrate Extron Control Into Their Content Management Platforms

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Extron and Panopto, an enterprise video platform provider, today announced a strategic partnership to integrate Extron’s configurable AV control systems with Panopto’s media capture software and content management system. Extron is now publishing certified drivers for Panopto enterprise video content management systems. Extron configurable control will provide customers with customizable workflows to streamline day-to-day in-room […]

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Extron Ships HC 404 Integrated with Zoom Room Control

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Extron told rAVe that it’s already shipping the HC 404 Meeting Space Collaboration System, which extends control capabilities to Zoom Rooms. It provides a one-touch user experience for conferencing, collaboration and AV room control. A single interface on your Extron TouchLink Pro Series touchpanel is all you need to control every conferencing and audiovisual function. […]

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Extron Ships Industry’s Only Adjustable Width Soundbar (With Built-in Camera, If You Want)

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Extron is already shipping the SB 33 A Adjustable Width Sound Bar, designed to enhance the audio experience in collaboration spaces. With its exclusive adjustable width design, the company’s new sound bar can be customized to precisely match the size of the display, offering high performance audio reinforcement that looks great in any space. Offering […]

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Extron and Logitech Collaborate for AV Control with One-Touch Collaboration

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Extron Electronics has announced that Extron AV control can now be part of Logitech SmartDock and forthcoming Logitech Tap collaboration spaces. Their work with Logitech through the Logitech Collaboration Program allowed them to extend automation and professional control integration capabilities to a workspace. The Logitech SmartDock and, soon Logitech Tap, can be equipped with Extron […]

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Extron Debuts Full-Featured AV Control with Integrated Dolby Audio Conference Phone

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Extron today announced it will work with Dolby on enabling the Dolby Conference Phone to operate seamlessly with the Extron Pro Series AV control solutions. This extends Extron control capabilities to the Dolby Conference Phone, providing complete AV and conferencing control for the modern meeting space. When incorporated with an Extron Pro Series control system, […]

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Extron Now Shipping eBUS Partition Sensor Set for Divisible Rooms

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Extron is shipping the ECM S10, a transmitter and receiver partition sensor set for Extron eBUS-enabled control systems and other devices that feature a digital I/O port. The set connects to an IPCP Pro control processor and uses an infrared beam to sense the position of a movable partition wall within divisible rooms. The position […]

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Extron Adds More Control for Zoom Rooms

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Extron has announced a series of system enhancements and updates to Extron control for Zoom Rooms including a single user interface on an Apple iPad or Extron Pro Series touch panel. This latest release adds a number of enhancements, including improved GUI elements, contact presence information, content sharing, new camera controls and more. Extron and […]

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Extron Ships Ethernet Connected Decorator Series Button Panels

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Extron is now shipping their NBP Decorator Series Network Button Panels, a new product family that brings convenient, easy-to-deploy control to a broad variety of AV applications. Network Button Panels connect to a control processor using standard Ethernet. These customizable, easy-to-use control panels work in conjunction with an IP Link Pro control processor or HC […]

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Extron Ships Its First 5″ Tabletop TouchLink Pro Touchpanel

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Extron is already shipping its new TLP Pro 525T 5″ tabletop TouchLink Pro Touchpanel. The company’s first 5″ tabletop model, it has eight times more memory than previous visions and it also features an 800×480 capacitive touchscreen built with scratch and smudge-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass and an enclosure with a sweeping back. The TLP Pro […]

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Extron GlobalViewer Enterprise 2.8 Debuts as AV Resource Management Software

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Extron Electronics announced the immediate availability of GlobalViewer Enterprise – GVE version 2.8. Among the many features that help you manage systems across the enterprise more efficiently, this new version adds support for SMP Series streaming media products and TLS – TouchLink Scheduling panels. You can easily access the web interface for an SMP, monitor […]

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Extron Now Shipping eBUS Button Panel That Puts Powerful AV Control in the Rack

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Extron has announced the immediate availability of the EBP 108 RAAP Rack Mount eBUS Button Panel. The EBP 108 RAAP is a fully-customizable AV system control interface designed for use with Extron eBUS-enabled control systems. This control panel connects to an IPCP Pro control processor to perform a wide variety of AV system functions such […]

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Extron Debuts Cool In-Ceiling Subwoofer Dubbed the SoundField SF 10C SUB

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Extron just announced a very unique way to add a subwoofer to a meeting room, boardroom or classroom in the form of the SF 10C SUB, an in-ceiling subwoofer that complements the Extron range of ceiling and pendant speakers. A novel suspended-by-wire mounting design completely isolates the subwoofer from the ceiling grid. A 10-inch driver […]

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Extron Gives Away Over $13 Million in Classroom AV Grants

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Extron is continuing its Classroom Technology Grant Programs for the 12th straight year. Through this program, Extron has awarded more than $13 million worth of PlenumVault, PoleVault, WallVault, VoiceLift, ShareLink and GlobalViewer Enterprise systems to U.S. school districts. Over 1,600 classrooms have received instructional technology that enables district technology leaders, administrators, and instructors to evaluate […]

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Extron Debuts Ethernet to KNX Interface

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Extron has announced the availability of the KNX 100G KNX IP Interface. This compact IP KNX Interface provides control and monitoring of multiple building management disciplines with an Extron Pro Series control system. The KNX 100G provides bi-directional communication to control and receive feedback on the status of KNX devices. This enables control of lighting […]

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Extron Collaboration Systems Upgrades LinkLicense Pro Series User Interface

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Extron announced a new LinkLicense Pro Series User Interface Upgrade for Extron HC 400 Series Meeting Space Collaboration Systems. This optional upgrade enables the use of mobile devices such as a tablet to control the system. It gives integrators the freedom to choose control interfaces based on the customer’s specific needs and offers the user […]

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Extron Debuts 18G, 4K/60 Seamless Switcher and Scaler

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Extron just announced the ISS 608, an eight-input seamless switcher for the presentation and scaling of DisplayPort and HDMI content at resolutions up to 4K/60 @ 4:4:4 at a maximum data rate of 18 Gbps. Features include Extron Vector 4K scaling technology and multiple transition effects, as well as logo insertion, video keying and PIP […]

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Extron and Logitech Team to Deliver Conference Room Experiences

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Extron announced that they will deliver some collaboration solutions stemming from its joint work with Logitech through the Logitech Collaboration Program. Logitech collaboration products can be equipped with Extron control systems, audio signal processors, and digital video switching and distribution. Meeting attendees will benefit from a significant expansion of meeting collaboration features and the convenience […]

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Extron Introduces the Industry’s First Adjustable Width Sound Bar

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Extron just announced the SB 33 A, an Adjustable Width Sound Bar, designed to enhance the audio experience in collaboration spaces. With its adjustable width design, the new sound bar can be customized to precisely match the size of the display. Offering high performance sound and professional install features, the SB 33 A accomodates most […]

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Extron TeamWork Adds 4K Configurations

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Extron just announced more 4K versions of its TeamWork collaboration system. All HDMI, DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort Show Me cables and retractors now support 4K signals. When used in conjunction with any of the many TeamWork 4K-capable switchers, TeamWork offers support for the 4K sources and displays found in modern AV environments. To create a […]

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More Extron Amplifiers Go Ultra with Two Channel and 100-Volt Models

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Extron just announced the expansion of its XPA Ultra line of power amplifiers with the two-channel XPA U 1002 Series and 100-volt models for all the XPA Ultra amplifiers. The XPA Ultra line of amplifiers include the world’s first eight channel half-rack amplifier that provides the ability to put more amplifier channels in a smaller […]

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Extron Intros Collaboration Systems with One-Gang Wall Plate Transmitters

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In its second UCC announcement in less than seven days, Extron has introduced the HC 402 Series of Meeting Space Collaboration Systems. They combine video switching, scaling, signal extension, and system control into a one-gang wallplate transmitter paired with a receiver. Wallplate transmitters are available in U.S. decora style and international EU and MK-style form […]

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Extron HC 404 Collaboration System Now Preconfigured for Zoom Room Control

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Extron just announced that the HC 404 Meeting Space Collaboration System is now available preconfigured to extend control capabilities to Zoom Rooms running on an Apple Mac. It provides a one-touch user experience for conferencing, collaboration and AV room control. A single interface on your Extron TouchLink Pro Series touch panel is all you need […]

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Extron Ships Larger Two-Way SoundField Pendant Speaker

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Extron has announced the immediate availability of the Extron SF 26PT, a two-way pendant loudspeaker for program or music playback in high-ceiling and open-ceiling applications. Taking inspiration from modern pendant lighting, the SF 26PT joins the SF 3PT pendant speaker, with an architecturally clean, patent-pending design that complements the aesthetic of contemporary interiors. The SF […]

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2019: The Year of AV-Over-IP — But Don’t Believe the Hype!

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There’s no doubt in my mind that 2019 will be the year we look back on that the industry transitioned from signal routing and distribution via HDMI and so-called “digital-media” to AV-over-IP. Certainly not the entire industry — just most of it. But buyer, specifier, installer and designer beware. Not all AV-over-IP is the same, […]

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Extron Ships New Four-Input 12G‑SDI Switcher for 4K/60 Video

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Extron announced the immediately availability of the SW4 12G HD-SDI, a four-input, two-output 12G-SDI switcher. It switches multi-rate SDI video, embedded audio and other ancillary data between four source devices and delivers simultaneous output signals to a pair of SDI displays or sink devices. The SW4 12G HD‑SDI supports video resolutions up to 4K/60, HDR, […]

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Extron XPA Ultra Amplifiers Are Shipping

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Extron is shipping its new XPA Ultra line of power amplifiers, a breakthrough that provides them with the ability to put more amplifier channels in a smaller space, with less radiated heat than ever before. All XPA Ultra amplifiers run cooler than other Class D amplifiers, extending component life and eliminating the need for ventilation […]

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Extron Debuts XTP HDMI 4K/60 Board with Integrated Dante Audio Output

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Extron just launched the XTP II CP 4o HD AT 4K PLUS, an XTP output board with four HDMI and four Dante digital audio outputs. It is HDCP 2.2 compliant and accommodates data rates up to 18 Gbps for support of video resolutions up to 4K/60 with 4:4:4 color. The Dante output adds the capability […]

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Extron Ships HDMI Optical Cables That Deliver 4K/60 Signals up to 300 Feet

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Extron has announced the availability of the HD Pro Plenum Series of active, hybrid optical-copper cables for high-speed transmission of HDMI digital video and audio signals. They support data rates up to 18 Gbps, video resolutions up to 4K/60 @ 4:4:4, HDR, EDID, HDCP and CEC, as well as all HDMI audio formats. These active […]

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Extron Ships 12G-SDI Cable Equalizer for 4K Video

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Extron announced the availability of the 12G HD-SDI 101, a one-input, one-output cable equalizer for multi-rate SDI digital video signals. It offers an economical solution for sending multi-rate SDI digital video signals over long coaxial cable runs. The 12G HD-SDI 101 supports all common serial digital video data rates up to 11.88 Gbps, while passing […]

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Extron Ships Four-Output 12G-SDI Distribution Amplifier for 4K/60 Video

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Extron is now shipping the DA4 12G HD-SDI, a compact four-output distribution amplifier for multi-rate SDI digital video signals. It supports all common serial digital video data rates up to 11.88 Gbps, while passing HDR, embedded audio and other ancillary data allowed by the SMPTE and ITU standards. Automatic input cable equalization adds up to […]

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