Nureva Announces the HDL300 Audio Conferencing System

Nureva announced the Nureva HDL300 audio conferencing system for small to mid-sized rooms. This integrated wall-mounted microphone and speaker system uses Nureva’s patent-pending audio processing technology to provide remote participants with a natural, near-in-room experience. Nureva’s unique processor is 15 times more powerful than conventional systems, which enables the HDL300 system to simultaneously create and […]

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BrightSign Adds Bluetooth Via BrightBeacon

BrightSign will debut at InfoComm 2016 (booth #N2247) Bluetooth integration called BrightBeacon. Bluetooth adds a two-screen experience and enables highly targeted audience participation to digital signage applications. BrightBeacon makes it possible for businesses to create unique, personalized experiences for virtually any application, enabling bi-directional communication between digital signage and their customers’ mobile devices. BrightSign says […]

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Kramer Intros DIP-30 4K Automatic Switcher

The DIP-30 from Kramer is a 4K UHD automatic switcher for HDMI, VGA, Ethernet, data and unbalanced audio signals. DIP-30 supports resolutions up to 4K@60 UHD (4:2:0 chrome sampling) and various modes of input selection and transmits the signal via HDMI cable to a compatible receiver (for example the a UHD Matrix Switcher or when […]

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Gefen Ultra HD HDBaseT 2.0 Extender for HDMI Debuts at InfoComm

Gefen today introduced the EXT-UHDA-HBT2, a new HDMI extender that uses HDBaseT 2.0 technology to extend 4K digital AV, Ethernet, RS232, two-way IR, two-way audio and two-way POH compliant power up to 330 feet over one Cat5e cable. The EXT-UHDA-HBT2’s Sender and Receiver are compatible with all compliant HDBaseT systems and will easily interface with […]

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Wings Portable 4K Player Coming to Your Personal Display

AV Stumpfl introduces Wings Player, an easy to use mini media server that has most of the advanced performance features of today’s high-end media servers. As well as being the most powerful media player on the market today, it is housed in the most compact housing measuring just 335x90x220 millimeters. “We’ve listened to feedback from […]

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FSR+Connectrac Targets Pro AV & ICT Markets with Floor-based Cabling Solutions

Earlier this year, FSR announced its partnership with Connectrac, a manufacturer of the Wireways floor-based series of cable management solutions. Now, the FSR+Connectrac Wireways Line will be making its InfoComm debut at this year’s show and will be on display at FSR’s Booth C7730. FSR+Connectrac offers users in the professional AV/ICT market two ADC Compliant […]

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Matrox Launches C900 Nine-Output Graphics Card to Drive 3×3 Video Wall

The new Matrox C900 is a multi-display graphics card — designed to drive nine 1920×1200 displays simultaneously. Matrox C900 is a special-purpose graphics card designed to power 3×3 and 9×1 video walls. Its single-slot form factor and low power consumption at 75W offer digital signage and video wall vendors simpler integration and a lower cost […]

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L-Acoustics Launches Ultra-Compact Kiva II Line Array

L-Acoustics announced the launch of the Kiva II, a new ultra-compact modular line source, adding 6dB of max SPL versus its predecessor, maximized amplifier density with 16 ohm impedance, and a new rugged enclosure material. Despite its ultra-compact format, the Kiva II features L-Acoustics’ Wavefront Sculpture Technology (WST), giving it a long throw capability and […]

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Electro-Voice is in Two Places at InfoComm

Electro-Voice (EV) is bringing their entire installed sound system line to Las Vegas for InfoComm 2016. At the main booth (C9308) they will show a selection of their ceiling and surface-mount speakers – designed for integration with public address and paging systems from Bosch. In the EV Demo Room (N109) — they will be running […]

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UCC and the Road To InfoComm 2016 – Part 3: An Interview with Jordan Owens at Pexip

In my blog UCC and the Road To InfoComm 2016 I outlined UCC at the show, what you can expect to see at the UCC Pavilion, what the IMCCA will be providing in terms of education and training, as well as mention of certain industry company developments. This part three in the series is an interview with Jordan Owens, […]

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What It Means To Educate The Future

We all have many things in our lives that happen for one reason or another. Some of the greatest and most memorable moments of my life involve both my family and my career. In terms of my career the greatest times have included the first day of teaching a college class I worked so hard to […]

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Alcons Pro-Ribbon at InfoComm 2016

InfoComm 2016 marks the official five-year US anniversary date and leading audio innovator Alcons Audio will have a strong presence in and around the show. Besides being present with a booth (#C12316), Alcons will also be hosting on-site demonstrations, as well as an off-site product launch and a special pre-InfoComm presentation. Immediately prior to InfoComm, […]

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PresTop and Omnivision Studios to Help InfoComm 2016 Attendees Find Their Way

For everyone who has ever visited InfoComm and had trouble finding a particular booth or exhibit feature, InfoComm 2016 will employ new technology to help them find their way. InfoComm has partnered with Netherlands-based solution providers PresTop Group, manufacturer of touchscreen kiosks, and Omnivision Studios, developer of Omnitapps multitouch software, to bring digital wayfinding to […]

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Murideo Launches New 4K UHD & HDR Analyzer

Murideo says it took them over 10 years to develop their latest signal analyzer (that seems like a long time to me). The Murideo-Fresco SIX-A is for testing basic and complex switching solutions (including complete high bandwidth HDMI cable testing, HDBaseT and HDIP link testing up to 18 GBPS — including 8K SUHD, all HDR […]

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Yet Another Industry Acquisition – SMART Technologies, With Some Reflections

Hold on to your hats – it’s just happened again… First the particulars: SMART Technologies Inc. and Foxconn Technology Group announced they have entered into an arrangement agreement under which Foxconn has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of SMART for a cash payment of US$4.50 per Common Share. The US$4.50 per Common […]

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Remember Corporate Sustainability at InfoComm 2016

Another InfoComm Show will soon be upon us with just under a thousand vendors and exhibitors vying for attention from tens of thousands of attendees in the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas. If you are attending this year’s conference, I have a challenge for you. Ask every exhibit you stop by what their corporate […]

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Sony to Debut Totally New Display Technology at InfoComm

Sony will launch a totally new display technology that is an amazingly small (as in width of a human hair thin) crystal LEDs that are encapsulated behind a black sub-structure. The width of each pixel/LED is only 0.003 millimeters squared. Yes, you read that right. Basically, the self-emitting display technology uses R (red), G (green), […]

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The InfoComm 2016 Top-10 Tour Stops Are Announced

For the past five years, we have published the InfoComm Top-10 Tour Guide: the 10 places that we think are MUST-SEEs at each InfoComm show. How did we compile it? Well, each year, we put out all call to EVERY AV manufacturer in the market to tell us what they plan to launch at InfoComm […]

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Audinate Brings Back #DanteEverywhere Contest at InfoComm 2016

What competition? Audinate has announced that 300 manufacturers have now adopted Dante (THE Audio-over-IP networking solution) and that more than 750 Dante-enabled products are now available worldwide. To celebrate these milestones, Audinate will bring back its popular #DanteEverywhere contest at InfoComm 2016, giving attendees the chance to win a variety of prizes by finding Dante […]

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Sennheiser’s InfoComm Plans

Sennheiser will be expanding its new wireless conferencing system, TeamConnect Wireless, with an alternative charging base being launched at InfoComm. TeamConnect Wireless delivers excellent sound quality and unmatched ease of use in a portable system for up to 24 participants. Sennheiser will also be presenting the second new addition to the TeamConnect Family, TeamConnect Ceiling, […]

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QSC Expands SPA Series Amplifier Offerings

QSC will expand its amplifier line. QSC is introducing two new models to the SPA Series amplifiers, well suited for use in corporate AV applications. The SPA2-200 and SPA4-100 offer two 200 watts or four 100 watts per channel into 8Ω and 4Ω outputs, with the ability to bridge channels for 70V and 100V capability. […]

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Datavideo Debuts PTC-150T HDBaseT PTZ Camera

Datavideo just announced a new HD PTZ camera, PTC-150T, with HDBaseT technology. HDBaseT technology allows users to send power, control, uncompressed video, and tally all at once using only one Ethernet (Cat5e) cable. The PTC-150T has a built-in HDBaseT transmitter, and it also comes with an HDBaseT receiver box to be placed at a remote […]

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PixelFLEX to Show LED at InfoComm

PixelFLEX will launch affordable LED video solutions at InfoComm 2016. Located in Booth N2759, PixelFLEX will highlight the FLEXLite NXG and FLEXLite Plus LED video walls, reFLEXion LED video stand, and the TrueFLEX LED video display technologies which are all ideal for a variety of applications in the Pro-AV market worldwide. “Through a demand for […]

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AptoVision BlueRiver NT+ Technology Powers VuWall VSIP-4K Encoder/Decoder

AptoVision, a pioneer of game-changing AV chipset technology, announced today that VuWall, a developer of world-class video wall management software, has selected AptoVision BlueRiver NT+ technology to power its VSIP-4K encoder/decoder, the company’s first branded AV distribution hardware product. The VuWall VSIP-4K, which runs on the AptoVision BlueRiver NT+ platform, enables the distribution of uncompressed […]

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Matrox Graphics to Demo 4K and 8K AV-over-IP Ecosystem at InfoComm 2016

At InfoComm 2016, Matrox Graphics will demo what they claim is a multi-channel Full HD, 4K and 8K real-time encoding for digital signage, control rooms and other AV-over-IP applications. Maevex 2 PCI Express cards that perform quad 4K capture and encoding will be used to stream up to 30 sources from a variety of media […]

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UCC and the Road To InfoComm 2016 – Part 2: An Interview with Brady Bruce at Infocus

In my blog UCC and the Road To InfoComm 2016 I outlined UCC at the show, what you can expect to see at the UCC Pavilion, what the IMCCA will be providing in terms of education and training, as well as mention of certain industry company developments. This part two in the series is an interview with Brady […]

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dnp to demonstrate ALR Screens at InfoComm 2016

dnp denmark will be showcasing their stellar Supernova Screens at InfoComm 2016 (June 4-10, Las Vegas Convention Center). Their lineup will feature eight different ALR (Ambient Light Rejection) Screens, including a large format dnp Supernova Infinity, dnp Supernova XL, dnp LaserPanel Touch, dnp Supernova Blade and three unique solutions from their family of Short Throw […]

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IHSE to Intro KVM/AV Aimed at Command-Center Operations

IHSE today announced the launch of the Draco Tactical VKM-DS (video, keyboard, and mouse distribution system), a compact, rapidly deployable KVM/AV package that offers ultra-fast command-and-control decision capabilities for tactical operations centers and other shelter-based command centers. The VKM-DS system can support up to 36 input sources and two quad-view displays. All electrical components, power, […]

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Digital Signage Summit Joins InfoComm 2016 for First North American Event

InfoComm International announced that the Digital Signage Summit will make its first North American appearance at InfoComm 2016 on June 7, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Presented by Invidis Consulting and Integrated Systems Events, the daylong summit will give attendees a unique opportunity to learn about digital signage trends and use cases from […]

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QSC Debuts New AcousticDesign Series Pendant Loudspeakers

QSC just launched two new pendant mount loudspeakers as part of their AcousticDesign Series. The new QSC AcousticDesign Series pendant loudspeakers (AD-P) utilize the same design philosophy as the recently launched ceiling models (AD-C). Directivity Matched Transition (DMT) has been implemented across platforms for surface, ceiling, and now pendant applications. QSC’s Intrinsic Correction (QSC’s custom […]

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Seura to Show 4K Outdoor 84″ Display at InfoComm

Séura 84-inch weatherproof outdoor displays bring ultra-high definition 4K video quality and cinematic scale to outdoor spaces. The displays are designed to protect against moisture, adverse weather, pests and multi-climate temperature extremes. Séura is currently the only manufacturer to offer 84-inch weatherproof displays for both shaded and direct-sunlight applications. Séura’s 84-inch Storm weatherproof display will […]

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AVnu Alliance InfoComm 2016 Training Focuses on Deterministic Media Networks and Preparing for the Future of Pro AV in the IoT

AVnu Alliance is providing training for the AV community for time-aware media networking at InfoComm 2016. In an effort to encourage people to think about building the right network for today, but also for the future, AVnu Alliance is hosting InfoComm University’s IUX02, a half-day training for integrators, installers, distributors, engineers and tech managers seeking […]

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