My InfoComm 2016 Video Interview with Chief

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Chief Marketing Manager Karen Smidt and Product Manager Kathryn Gaskell joined me for a video interview today at InfoComm 2016 to launch their new Fusion Modular Mounts. This system doesn’t seem revolutionary, but it is. Chief has always had a plethora of standard configurations for video walls and menu-board mounts, for example, but now you […]

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An InfoComm 2016 Interview with Digital Visual Artist Rafik Anadol

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Rafik Anadol did an amazing job designing digital art using projection at the Epson Booth here at InfoComm 2016. His creative use of laser-based projection, image mapping and color is used to project digital art on top of printed art to create a moving canvas of image. In addition, he also built an Infinity Room […]

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My InfoComm 2016 Video Interview with Christie

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I love talking to Jeevan Vivegananthan, Christie’s Senior Director of Product Management, Displays & Processing, as it’s clear he loves AV technology – and so do I. But, there’s no question that the best booth at InfoComm 2016 is Christie’s as they constructed a hockey arena onto show floor and integrated with all sorts of […]

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My InfoComm 2016 Video Interview with Anchor Audio

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Anchor Audio’s VP of Sales, Alex Jacobs debuted a wireless version of their Liberty battery-operated powered speaker — called Liberty Air. It’s aimed at the educational and live events market and it’s water resistant, and has a 5-6 hour battery. Oh, and you can daisy-chain up to 10 of them together! Check out my video […]

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My InfoComm 2016 Video Interview with NEC

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I have an annual video interview with NEC’s Rich Ventura as he’s THE expert at digital signage applications. So, he’s a plethora of information. We stood in front their giant 8K video wall made from 16 55” LCDs and talked about NEC’s new analytics system, their digital canvases and how they’ve morphed into the display […]

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My InfoComm 2016 Video Interview Cisco

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Cisco’s Marketing Manager, Kim Nguyen joined me for an awesome overview about their entire product line at InfoComm 2016. Cisco is squarely focused on supporting the AV integrator community and their newest products like PresenterTrack, Spark and their SX and MX room systems prove that. I hope you’ll watch this video interview with Kim:

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My InfoComm 2016 Interview with Powersoft

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I caught up with Powersoft’s Paul Freudenberg, General Manager, who talked about their power amps and how they are able to continue to squeeze more power out of their amplifiers out of the same energy-efficient design. It’s magic! I ache always admired Powersoft for their aesthetics – they aren’t black boxes. Here’s my video interview […]

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My Interrupted Interview With Planar & Leyard (With Numerous Unintentional Guest Appearances)

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You read that right — this is a long interview with Leyard’s CMO, Jennifer Davis, as more than a half-dozen InfoComm attendees literally walking between me and my expert videographer, but worth watching! Their 31-foot wide and 19-foot tall 8K resolution LED served as an amazing backdrop to a stunning display that was packed the […]

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My Interview with TJ Adams and Chris Humphrey of QSC

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QSC used last year’s InfoComm to launch themselves into the installed systems meeting room market with Q-SYS. They are at InfoComm 2016 continuing that launch with their collaborative solutions to address web-cam conferencing as well as more meeting room products. I caught up with QSC’s Director of Installed Systems, TJ Adams, and VP of Marketing, […]

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Middle Atlantic Products Expands Backup Power Solutions

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Middle Atlantic Products today announced its new series of Premium Online UPS Backup Power Systems, broadening its range of UPS products to address more mission-critical, sensitive, and high-end systems needing the ultimate level of backup power protection. Ideal for applications in commercial AV, security or residential AV, the latest Premium Online UPS Backup Power Systems […]

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Biamp Systems Adds Networked 4K Video to Tesira Platform, Enters Video Distribution Market

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Building on the company’s line of digital signal processing (DSP)-based products, Biamp Systems today unveiled TesiraLUX, which introduces low-latency, 4K networked video distribution to the Tesira platform. The solution transports both audio and video signals over a single network through the reliability of AVB/TSN. The TesiraLUX product line will initially include an AVB video encoder […]

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Kramer Introduces New Control Platform at InfoComm 2016

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Kramer has released Kramer Control, the company’s new cloud-based solution for control and analytics. Kramer Control lets users navigate to any room in an organization and easily control AV systems, infrastructures and devices, including Kramer wireless collaboration products, audio products and systems, thermostats, HVAC, lights, shades, alarms, security, video conferencing and more at a fraction […]

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Panasonic Focuses on Visual Experiences at InfoComm 2016

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Panasonic announces the launch of a wide range of visual systems technologies. The booth showcases the latest professional visual systems and professional video technologies through engaging demonstrations, including a new flagship 4K+ SOLID SHINE Laser 3-Chip DLP projector, high-impact projection mapping solutions, an ultra-narrow video-wall display featuring virtually invisible bezels, along with other new professional […]

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Ormiboard Pro Launches at InfoComm 2016

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At InfoComm 2016, EXO U Inc. will launch Ormiboard Pro, a visual creation and collaboration tool. Ormiboard Pro gives teachers and students the freedom to build lessons, activities, and interactive games for use in any classroom that has displays and/or mobile devices. The device-agnostic Ormiboard Pro goes beyond presenting and testing by opening up whole-class […]

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Delta Debuts Several New Vivitek Projectors and Complete Display Solutions at InfoComm 2016

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Delta Group, together with its brand Vivitek, is showcasing its latest projectors and display solutions at InfoComm 2016. Delta is introducing several new Vivitek projectors, including the Qumi Q8, the world’s smallest native 1080p projector; the DU7090Z, one of the world’s quietest 6,000lm WUXGA laser projectors; and the DH759USTi, a 1080p ultra-short throw projector that […]

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Epiphan Video launches AV.io 4K

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Epiphan Video unveiled their latest product in its AV.io line of video grabbers. AV.io 4K is a new portable capture card that lets audiovisual professionals capture video in 4K from HDMI video sources simply and quickly. Use AV.io 4K to capture 4K in perfect fidelity. It doesn’t need any special drivers installed on your computer […]

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Roland Professional A/V Shows New Products at InfoComm

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At this year’s InfoComm Show in Las Vegas, Roland Pro A/V (booth C10536) is displaying its complete range of professional audio and video solutions that bridge the gap between audio and video tasks, providing integrators with a unique A/V infrastructure. The Roland M-5000 and M-5000C Live Mixing Consoles are Roland’s first products based on the […]

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Kramer Network Now on Display atInfoComm 2016

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Kramer Network, the company’s new IP-based enterprise software platform for managing AV networks, streaming and 3rd-party devices, is made its US debut today at InfoComm. Kramer says that with any laptop, PC or tablet, Kramer Network lets IT or AV managers easily and remotely configure, route, control, and manage Kramer Pro-AV devices, room environments, and […]

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Dataton Showcases New Releases at InfoComm 2016

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Dataton will be giving visitors to InfoComm booth N547 a sneak-peek at an upcoming software release and new hardware. Beside a stunning demonstration of the company’s WATCHOUT multi-display software and projection mapping at the booth, visitors are invited to check out the new version of WATCHNET manager software and WATCHPAX 4, the latest addition to […]

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LG Launches Two-Sided OLED Display in U.S.

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions today announced that its brand new Dual-View Flat OLED Display, the first digital signage solution to offer OLED technology to the U.S. commercial marketplace, will begin shipping next month. This high-end display leads LG’s new  commercial OLED portfolio, which also includes the customizable Dual-View Curved Tiling OLED Display, both renowned […]

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Optoma Unveils Laser Phosphor Projectors for ProAV and Home Markets

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Optoma at InfoComm today unveiled two new single-chip DLP laser phosphor projectors for the ProAV and home markets. The company’s yet to be named 4K UHD DLP ultra short throw laser projector claims to be a first of its kind (see below why), and the Optoma ZU510T WUGXA DLP laser projector features 5,500 lumens and […]

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Miravue Unveils IP Video Distribution & Control System

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Today Miravue unveiled its low-cost, IP video distribution and control system for the commercial integrator market at InfoComm 2016. Miravue’s VIP (video over IP) system distributes HDMI sources to HDMI displays and delivers several firsts: Simultaneously transmits video from one source while receiving and displaying video from another source Adds video casting from, and slinging […]

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KODAK Intros PIXPRO SP360 4K Aerial Pack With Made For SOLO 3DR Drone

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JK Imaging Ltd., the worldwide licensee for KODAK PIXPRO Digital Cameras and Devices, today announced the new SP360 4K accessory pack, featuring a made for SOLO Dual Camera Drone Mount. Answering the increasing demand from 3DR SOLO drone pilots who want to capture full spherical 360° VR video in an effortless workflow, the all new […]

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Dataton Highlights Projection Mapping & Expands WATCHOUT Range

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Dataton is putting the focus on projection mapping and control at InfoComm, booth N547, Las Vegas. The Swedish manufacturer will be showcasing the latest features in its WATCHOUT multi-display production and playback system – and debuting brand new hardware. Visitors are invited to join the Dataton team, North American premium partner, Show Sage LLC, and […]

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ViewSonic Debuts New Series of Laser Phosphor-Based Digital Projectors at InfoComm

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ViewSonic introduces its new line of laser phosphor-based projectors for a bright and immersive experience for home entertainment, education, and business applications. The LS810, LS820, and LS830, of LS Series of projectors feature 0.25 ultra-short throw lenses, up to 20,000 hours of operation, 100,000:1 contrast ratio, 3D-ready capabilities, and PortAll – a hidden MHL/HDMI port […]

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InfoComm Presents 2016 Awards with Keynote Speaker Stephen J. Dubner

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The week of exciting exhibitions and new technologies kicked off at The Westgate Paradise Event Center in Las Vegas on Tuesday June 10, 2016. The opening ceremonies held began with a presentation of the InfoComm International Awards. Applications were reviewed by a dedicated Awards Committee to determine the following 2016 winners: Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement […]

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ClearOne Updates Pro Audio Line at InfoComm 2016

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InfoComm 2016 visitors to ClearOne’s booth N1837 will experience completely redefined Pro Audio, new entry-level network media streaming, and compact two-channel wireless microphone solutions. New for InfoComm 2016, the ClearOne CONVERGE Pro 2’s next-gen platform delivers stunningly clear audio thanks to the world’s most advanced audio signal processing. Scalable, reliable, and competitively priced, it delivers […]

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Nureva Launches Microphone Array and Immersive Wrap-Around SPAN System at InfoComm 2016

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Nureva’s new HDL-300 is the company’s first entry into the audio market. It’s basically a microphone array in a speaker-bar-like configuration designed to solve all meeting room mic issues by creating over 8100 virtual mics and allows you to pick up audio (equally) from anywhere in a room (up to 20’x20’). I hooked up with […]

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