Crestron and Zoom Partner – Zoom Is Native on Crestron Mercury

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Crestron announced today a new partnership with Zoom, a provider of enterprise video and web communications technology, to simplify the Zoom Room experience by offering an integrated solution for AV presentation, conferencing and collaboration with the Crestron Mercury conferencing system. A Zoom Room features a dedicated computer running the Zoom application. Instead of carrying a laptop or tablet running […]

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Gefen Introduces Two New 4K Ultra HD Extenders

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Gefen from Core Brands today announced the introduction of two new 4K Ultra HD Extenders, the GTB-UHD600-HBT and GTB-UHD600-HBTL, which extend the full bandwidth of HDMI 2.0 over UTP/STP cabling. Combined with HDBaseT technology, Gefen says both the GTB-UHD600-HBT and GTB-UHD600-HBTL have compression technology to extend an HDMI 2.0 signal in resolutions up to 4096×2160 at 60Hz and 4:4:4 chroma […]

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Furman Adds Local IP Control to BlueBOLT

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Furman today announced the introduction of the BlueBOLT CV-2, a new interface enabling energy management features of the Furman F1500-UPS and select Panamax PRO products to be managed from the local network without requiring a cloud connection. The BlueBOLT remote energy management cloud has long been enabling integrators to remotely monitor, reboot and power-cycle connected equipment. […]

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Dynacord Launches New Power Amplifiers for Live Events

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Dynacord will launch a new two new dual-channel power amplifier series at InfoComm 2017: the L Series and the C Series. Both amplifier series comprise a linear amp design and have a software tool that allows for full configuration, control and supervision of sound systems with multiple amplifiers. Four different models per series are available, […]

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Comprehensive Intros New 4K Certified 18G Commercial HDMI Cables 

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Comprehensive Connectivity Company launches their new Pro AV/IT HD18G series of 4K 18G HDMI Cables (HD18G-xxPROBLK). Certified 18Gbps 4K (end-to-end) HDMI cables are specifically for commercial applications and have Comprehensive’s ProGrip connector and SureLength indicators right on the connector head. Comprehensive Pro AV/IT Certified 18Gbps 4K (End to End) HDMI cables are HDMI ATC certified and come equipped with all the latest HDMI […]

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Bluescape Debuts Situational Awareness Reference Architecture 

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Bluescape today announced a new reference architecture for situational awareness to help organizations plan effectively in managing disruptive or emergency situations. The situational awareness solution aggregates real-time, visual assets into a single digital workspace that can be shared with internal and external resources, so teams can quickly collaborate on a strategy and mount a response. Every organization faces […]

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Draper Introduces Larger, Quieter Shade with FlexShade Recharge

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Draper announces FlexShade Recharge, a quiet, battery-operated shade with rechargeable batteries, here at InfoComm. Draper’s FlexShade Recharge is designed for flexible installations and can be installed in a variety of places, including larger window openings. Available up to 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the FlexShade Recharge features simple installation, similar to a manual window shade. The batteries last longer […]

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The InfoComm 2017 Top 10 Tour Guide Is Published

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Top10Guide-17 For the past six years, we have published the only InfoComm Top 10 Tour Guide, the 10 places that we think are MUST-SEES at each InfoComm show. ALL of these products are totally-new! How did we compile it? Well, each year, we put out all call to EVERY AV manufacturer in the market to […]

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InfoComm to Live the Integrated Life in 2018 With New Content, Exhibits 

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InfoComm organizers have announced the new Integrated Life content program and exhibition for InfoComm 2018, which returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center June 2-8, 2018. Integrated Life @ InfoComm 2018 comprises a special track of workshops and sessions, plus a dedicated area on the InfoComm 2018 show floor, for spotlighting smart building, smart home, mobile, security and related audiovisual solutions that […]

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Kramer Claims Industry’s First Digital Sound Processor (DSP) over IP at InfoComm

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Kramer just announced the KN-DSP100 Kramer Sound Server, claiming to be the industry’s first ever digital sound processor (DSP) over IP networks. KN-DSP100 enables simultaneous processing of 64 input channels and distribution of over 1000 outputs. The product is compatible with any Dante audio signal and provides auto-detection of all Kramer devices and their functionality. This new single-box, plug-and-play […]

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New Crestron DM XiO Director Is for Enterprise Provisioning and Management of AV-over-IP

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Crestron will debut the DM XiO Director, an enterprise-grade network appliance that serves as a centralized “virtual switcher,” for configuration, control and management of large-scale DM NVX Series AV networks. DM NVX Series is the their AV-over-IP system for sending 4K60, 4:4:4, and HDR video over standard 1Gb Ethernet. The DM XiO Director emulates the functionality of a traditional hardware-based DigitalMedia matrix switcher, routing […]

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ClearOne Adds Two New DSP Mixers to Its CONVERGE Pro 2 Lineup

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ClearOne launches two new and affordable CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP mixers, joining the already impressive lineup. The new CONVERGE Pro 2 48V provides four mic/line inputs with ClearOne’s next-generation Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) technology, eight mic/line outputs and a VoIP interface with two default phone lines — and three more available through a software upgrade. The 48V shares an important distinction […]

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Key Digital Introduces Video Wall Processor

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The new Key Digital KD-VW4x4PRO is designed to bring video wall capabilities to all displays and digital signage. This processor supports seamless switching and features eight different user-selectable video wall modes with many horizontal and vertical layouts. These modes include: four horizontal: 1×4 rotated, 1×4, 1×3 and two sets of 1×2; and three vertical: 4×1, 3×1, two sets of 2×1 […]

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Spectrum Industries Introduces a New Cart for Virtual Reality Charging and Storage

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With the introduction of virtual reality, the world of education is changing. As instructors are trying to bring this technology into their classroom, the one piece that has been missing has been how to store and charge both the VR goggles and phones safely and securely. Spectrum is addressing this with the debuting the new Immersion Series of VR […]

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Absen’s New Indoor/Outdoor LED Line of Xv-Series Debuts at InfoComm

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Absen Inc announced today to launch of its next generation in mobile indoor/outdoor LED solutions called the Xv-Series. The Xv-Series is aimed at the rental and staging market, with the ultra-fine 2.6-millimeter, 3.9-millimeter and 5.2-millimeter pixel pitch versions that provide a viewing angle of 160°/140° with a brightness level of 5,000 nits. Features include easy installation and dismantle, quick-to-swap power/data core and front […]

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Professional Wireless Intros New Rental Company Packages

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  Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) will be at InfoComm with new equipment and rental packages. The new PWS VX-4 Antenna Combiner is an expansion of the GX series. Users are now able to combine up to four VHF range transmitters into a single antenna. The VX-4 is the perfect complement to pair with four rack-mounted Lectrosonics VHF IFB transmitters. Also new […]

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Here’s What Crestron Is Highlighting at InfoComm

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Crestron will show a lot of new products at InfoComm 2017, including Crestron Mercury, the tabletop meeting room solution, and DigitalMedia NVX Series, a 1Gb Ethernet network AV solution using IntoPix. New enterprise-grade TSW room scheduling touch screens, the SSW Room Availability Hallway Sign, and Vector performance loudspeakers, designed specifically for larger spaces in the enterprise, will also be showcased.   Crestron […]

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Oblong Announces New Features for Mezzanine

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Oblong Industries will demonstrate this week at InfoComm 2017 new touch annotation capabilities for its Mezzanine 200 Series visual collaboration solution.  It’s another key step in the evolution of the Mezzanine meeting room experience from the technology firm that places human-centered design thinking at the core of its approach to product innovation and development. Touch annotation on the Mezzanine 200 Series […]

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Barco Debuts New Overture AV Control System Aimed at Meeting Rooms at InfoComm

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Barco will provide an opportunity for visitors at InfoComm to test drive the new Overture solution. The new version of Overture will be available to ship by Aug. 31, 2017. This new system is an attempt for Barco to take a position in the control system market — competing with Crestron, Extron, AMX, Utelogy, etc. Overture is an enterprise-wide AV control software solution. It controls […]

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ClearOne’s VIEW Pro Multimedia Network AV Streaming Line Goes 4K

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ClearOne has introduced VIEW Pro 4K, a new line of 4K-capable, IP-based, multimedia streaming products. Consisting of the E110 4K Encoder and D110 4K Decoder, VIEW Pro 4K employs both H.264 lossless compression and H.265 high-efficiency video coding compression, supports 4K resolution at 60 fps, and provides integrators and end-users with a customizable, scalable and affordable 4K multimedia streaming […]

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InFocus Transforms Collaboration With ConX Ecosystem

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InFocus unveils its transformative ConX communication and collaboration ecosystem today, centered around the new ConX Cloud video conferencing service. ConX Cloud connects with ConX display hardware solutions ranging from Mondopad touch-enabled displays and ConX video phones to scalable ConX video conferencing walls supporting up to 96 displays, as well as ConX software and web apps for laptops, iOS and Android smartphones […]

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B-Tech Debuts New Floor Stand Monitor Mounts for Signage and Rental

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B-Tech Audio Video Mounts just launched a new range of “premium” (aka: high-end) freestanding stands for mounting monitors in portrait and landscape format. Designed for digital signage and video conferencing, the line is part of its  B-Tech’s System X range. The BT8380-FSB is a premium base which supports BT8380 columns and can also be used with B-Tech’s […]

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Atlona to Debut HDR-Capable 4K HDMI-Over-HDBaseT Extender Kit at InfoComm

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  Atlona will unwrap its newest HDBaseT extender at InfoComm 2017 this week aimed at both residential AV applications and commercial installations. The AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS transmitter/receiver kit is spec’d to extend 4K/UHD HDMI signals over HDBaseT with support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) formats. Using what they term as “visually lossless” compression with no latency, the AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS uses HDBaseT to support sending 4K/UHD at 60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling via CAT6a or CAT7 cable up to 130 feet (40 meters). The AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS supports […]

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Christie’s Use of SDVoE Validates Standard, But rAVe Gets Scoop Bigger Than That

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The SDVoE just got the biggest endorser yet. SDVoE is currently the only off-the-shelf technology that offers a “full stack solution” for AV-over-IP.  SDVoE addresses the full seven-layer OSI network stack and offers solutions at every layer. SDVoE technology creates a flexible hardware and software platform which can enable many applications including matrix switches, KVM switches, video walls controllers and multiview image processors. It can also be integrated […]

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Premier Mounts Launches Dedicated Custom Division

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Branded as PDS (Premier Dedicated Solutions), Premier Mounts is setting up a new team that includes a set of engineers that work with clients and integrators from concept to installation to design and build any mounting solution. Drawing on 40 years of ProAV experience,PDS designs and manufactures large-scale visual display structures for a wide range […]

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BrightSign Built-In Displays at InfoComm 2017

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BrightSign, LLC today unveiled its plans for InfoComm 2017 (June 14-16 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL). In addition to offering in-booth manufacturer training courses for CTS RUs, the company will showcase several collaborative efforts with leaders in the digital signage space, including: interactive, beacon-integrated digital signage to engage customers via their mobile devices; new displays […]

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Wiremaid Intros the Cable-MGR Pro-10 Cable Tray

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Vutec Corporation’s Wiremaid Products will be introducing the Cable-MGR Pro-10 Cable Tray at this year’s InfoComm. The Cable-MGR Pro-10 Cable Tray is a patented, one-tool system that doesn’t require any cutting or bending for installation. Mounting options are available for the ceiling, wall or floor and the whole systems has a powder coated finish in four standard colors, with custom color […]

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Meyer Sound Demos LINA Line Array and New Self-Powered, In-Ceiling Speakers

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Meyer Sound will feature the InfoComm of its new LINA compact linear line array loudspeaker and companion 750-LFC compact low-frequency control element. Previewed earlier this year at ISE, LINA marks the entry of Meyer Sound’s LEO Family of line arrays into a much broader market. With its diminutive dimensions (20.27”/515 millimeters wide) and minimal weight (43 pounds./ 19.5 kilograms), […]

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HARMAN Introduces Sonique Far Field Voice Input Technology for HomeAV and ProAV Applications

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HARMAN International, as you know, a subsidiary of Samsung, today announced a new Far Field Voice Input Technology, called Sonique. This technology is intended for the fast-growing market of devices in the Consumer Electronics, Enterprise, and Robotics spaces that utilize voice commands, rather than traditional physical inputs via buttons, keyboard inputs, or mouse clicks. Translation: Harman (with Samsung) […]

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