Barco Announces New CMS, Third Generation of TransForm N

Barco announced a new version of its networked visualization system – including both Barco’s CMS (control room management software) and the TransForm N family of networked controllers at InfoComm 2013. The new 2.5 release of Barco’s CMS offers maximum IP camera compatibility and use case flexibility, as well as expansion of its application management. With […]

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MultiTouch Announces SUR40 Migration Guide for Users, Developers and Integrators

MultiTouch Ltd. announced this week that it has released a ‘Migration Guide for SUR40/Pixelsense Users to MultiTaction,’ a comprehensive documentation for software developers with applications already launched on SUR40 displays. The guide addresses a number of issues varying from total protection of external lighting conditions to the use of real-life objects and optical markers on […]

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Everything Wireless — What About Security?

Required disclaimer: This represents the opinion and experience of me personally and does not represent any specific policy, law or official guidance. Do you need secure wireless audio system that is great sounding and secured with military grade AES 256 encryption? If you haven’t seen Sacom/Sabine Inc. (Booth 1275) and you’re in the market for […]

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Shuttle Computer Intros Fanless and Rugged DS47 Digital Signage Player

Shuttle Computer Group announced today its DS47 digital signage media player designed for harsh business environments, and is showing it for the first time at InfoComm. No fan means that no grease or particles are drawn into the device, which makes for cleaner, more efficient, longer-lasting operation, especially in harsh working environments like fast food […]

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Revolabs Announces Updated Executive Elite Wireless Conferencing Solution

Revolabs Inc. announced at InfoComm 2013 its next-generation Executive Elite four- and eight-channel wireless microphone systems, the company’s new flagship product and latest addition to its family of unified communications solutions for boardrooms and conference rooms. The system’s features include a new distributed architecture, increased density, enhanced integration with room control systems and cloud-based management […]

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Aviom Partners with Yamaha, Intros D800-Dante A-Net Distributor

Aviom has introduced the D800-Dante A-Net Distributor, a product designed in collaboration with Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems at InfoComm 2013. The new D800-Dante A-Net Distributor offers Dante connectivity for integration of Aviom Personal Mixing Systems with Yamaha CL Series consoles and Rio Series I/O racks. With a D800-Dante A-Net Distributor connected to the Dante network, […]

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DPA Microphones Launches New Podium Microphones

DPA Microphones is launching two new Podium Microphones at InfoComm 2013 this week in Orlando. These are based on the company’s d:dicate Recording Microphones (formerly known as Reference Standard) and its 4060 Miniature/d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones, both solutions give AV installers and conference organizers the clear, transparent and precise sound they demand. DPA is offering […]

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Atlas Adds Line of BlueBridge DSP Controllers

Atlas Sound’s new line of DSP controllers are being released under the Atlas Sound BlueBridge brand. The BlueBridge family of products feature drag and drop, open architecture software and can operate on any network. Each model utilizes high quality microphone preamps and 24 bit converters to obtain ultra-low noise floor while still maintaining a smooth […]

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SurgeX SEQ-1U: Smart, Slim Surge Eliminator and Power Conditioner

Here at InfoComm, SurgeX’s is showing the 1U Sequencer (SEQ-1U), a single rack unit power management surge protection, conditioning and sequencing solution for AV, broadcast and computer equipment. The SEQ-1U offers advanced protection for any size AV or IT installation. Proprietary SurgeX technology in the SEQ-1U includes Advanced Series Mode surge elimination, a zero let-through […]

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Vaddio Introduces Complete UC Meeting Room Solutions for Laptops and Tablets: the GroupSTATION and HuddleSTATION

Vaddio has introduced two new unified communications room solutions designed for mobile laptop or tablet users to enable its computer applications for group collaboration and presentation meetings. By just connecting a laptop or tablet directly into the GroupSTATION or HuddleSTATION dock users can add HD video, wideband audio microphones and a loudspeaker system to their […]

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Pexip: A New Software-Centric UC Company

Pexip says it’s determined to revolutionize the unified communications industry. That’s a strong statement, but its founders are industry veterans from Tandberg and Cisco who are all experts in their fields — so they might just pull it off. The company’s got a small 10×20 presence here at InfoComm and rAVe founder Gary Kayye caught […]

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Mersive Debuts Solstice 1.1

Yesterday Mersive announced a new version of Solstice software (version 1.1). Solstice enables multiple users to connect simultaneously to a shared display using a range of devices and applications over an existing Wi-Fi or Ethernet network, which fundamentally changes how people are able to use displays in meeting rooms. Three key new features of Solstice […]

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REALLY Gutsy Move by Barco at InfoComm 2013

OK, this is what I call product confidence. Barco has set up a number of free meeting rooms with large displays, and no way to connect to them except the provided ClickShare systems. I tried it (full disclosure: I DO know ClickShare already), but was also around when new users tried it. And it worked, […]

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InfoComm 2013: The Early Verdict from Joel

Great show so far — the crowd on the floor seemed a little light at first, but after many years of staging shows here, I can tell you that that is often illusionary, because the convention center is spread out so far. This place is one enormous barn – I remember the first time I […]

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Knocking Down Barriers to Pervasive Video Collaboration: Comprehensive Interoperability

By John Restrick Cisco I am a strong believer in the power of video; video can transform the relationships we have with our colleagues, partners, suppliers and customers. Our goal is to make video as universally available and easy to use as voice and data are today. Recent developments  make it possible to scale video […]

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Atlas Sound Intros BlueBridge DSP Accessories

Atlas Sound’s new Atlas Sound BlueBridge DSP controllers are a set of rack and wall mount accessories for the BlueBridge platform. The BB-SM1 is a 1RU rack-mountable system manager that allows for third-party control interpretation as well as Web browser control of the BlueBridge system using a PC or mobile device (iOS or Android). The […]

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Vaddio Intros Controller That Can Transform Any Vaddio High Definition PTZ Camera into a USB or IP Camera

Vaddio’s new Quick-Connect technology that allows any Vaddio camera that supports a Quick-Connect Short-Range (SR) to output USB or Ethernet. Based on Vaddio’s Quick-Connect technology, that allows cameras to be extended up to 150 feet over Cat. 5 cabling, now USB cameras can be deployed in system designs where distance was an issue. Vaddio’s Quick-Connect […]

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Christie Launches iPhone App: Christie InControl

Christie announced the Christie InControl projector iOS App at InfoComm. Christie InControl is aimed at rental and staging customers using Christie 3-chip DLP M Series and J Series projectors in various applications including trade shows, live events and projection mapping. Fixed installation applications such as classrooms and boardrooms, houses of worship, government facilities and museums […]

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Community Sound Announces WET X Series of Outdoor Speakers

Community has announced “WET X” – thirteen new models of its acclaimed WET Series featuring innovative next generation techniques that redefine outdoor loudspeaker construction and improve sonic performance. WET X’s exclusive hand-laid fiberglass enclosures are internally lined with marine-grade plywood and use innovative drivers to provide premium sound quality for both outdoor and indoor venues. […]

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rAVe Scoop: Christie Adds 1080p to 70″ Entero Cube and 72″ WUXGA to Line

In addition to adding a 70″ native 1920x1080p LED rear-screen cube, Christie will also launch a 72″ WUXGA (1920×1200) LED-based video display wall cube to the Entero line. The addition of the WUXGA 72″ display wall cube and engine rounds out the Entero HB platform by offering SXGA+, HD and WUXGA resolutions for the greatest […]

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RGB Spectrum and JVC Professional to Demonstrate an 8 MP MultiViewer with Stunning UltraHD Content

RGB Spectrum and JVC Professional will provide attendees of InfoComm 2013 with an opportunity to experience the new SuperViewTM 4K, a real-time multiviewer designed specifically for 4K or “Ultra HD” displays. To illustrate the impressive capabilities of a 4K multiviewer, RGB Spectrum’s exhibit will demonstrate a working system using a JVC Pro 84-inch 4K UltraHD […]

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Aviom AN-16/i v.2 Analog Input Module Ships

Aviom told rAVe today that its new AN-16/i v.2 Input Module, which supports the new A360 Personal Mixer, is now shipping. The AN-16/i v.2 converts 16 line-level analog audio channels to a Pro16e A-Net digital stream. Based on an enhanced version of Aviom’s Pro16 A-Net protocol, Pro16e, the technology driving the new A360 Personal Mixer […]

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New Philips Medical Displays, Digital Signage Displays and ProAV Displays Here at InfoComm

Philips MMD will unveil two new Philips DICOM compliant clinical review displays at InfoComm 2013 — 24″ and 27″ LCD includes anti-microbial housing to inhibit bacterial growth, a medical grade power supply to ensure safety and low emission and D-image preset for consistent DICOM grayscale medical images. Along with these displays, MMD told rAVe it […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #10: Avaya Collaboration Solution for IP Office (Booth 1859)

Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #9: Polycom RealPresence Capture Station Portable Pro (Booth 1759)

Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #8: Williams Sound PPA T45Net – Personal PA FM Base Station Transmitter (Booth 953)

Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #7: Samsung MagicIWB (Booth 3343)

Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #6: Sony’s Laser Projector (Booth 2200)

Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #4: Digital Audio Labs (DAL) Livemix Personal Monitoring System (Booth 1380)

Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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InfoComm, InfoComm, InfoComm!

Well, here we are! Less than 24 hours before the InfoComm13 show floor opens and our AV industry lights up like New York Times Square!! Having been here since Sunday, I can tell you things have surely been steadily picking up. First and foremost, I want to send a HUGE shout-out to the crews of […]

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Da-Lite’s Wendy Cox Speaks with rAVe Founder Gary Kayye About Da-Lite’s New Branding

Although the 2013 InfoComm show floor isn’t yet open, Wendy Cox spent a few minutes with rAVe founder Gary Kayye to not only talk about its new branding/logo, but she gave him a status update on how the Milestone integration is progressing and how they’re innovating towards more and more systems products and technology. Here’s […]

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Top-10 Tour Feature #1: Visix RoomBoard (Booth 4142)

Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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