Atlona and Symetrix Partner on AV over IP Deployments

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Atlona and Symetrix have struck a strategic alliance headed into InfoComm 2018 (June 6-8, Las Vegas Convention Center). Specifically, the companies say their new collaboration will simplify how systems integrators design and deploy networked systems to and from the digital signal processor (DSP), with intelligent on-off ramps for audio, video and peripherals. At InfoComm, Symetrix will specifically demonstrate AES67 ingest from an HDMI source via an Atlona […]

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AV Stumpfl to Present Next-Generation Media Server Software and Hardware at InfoComm 2018

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AV Stumpfl will allow InfoComm visitors a first look at their next-generation media server software solution PIXERA, scheduled to be released later this year. The 64-bit system for real-time media processing, compositing and management is built around the key theme of usability, with users being able to gradually discover options and features and transition from being a […]

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Middle Atlantic Wants to Help Solve AV Integration Challenges and Achieve Customer Goals at InfoComm 2018

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As part of the newly formed Commercial AV Brands of Legrand, Middle Atlantic Products today announced it will launched a new AV portfolio in booth C3683 at InfoComm 2018. Middle Atlantic will unveil its new high-power-capacity units of its DC Power lineup, the height-adjustable L7 Series Lectern, and the FlexView Series IFP display carts available […]

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EAW UX Amplifiers Make US Debut At InfoComm

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Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) will showcase the UX Series, a complete amplification and processing solution for installation and production applications using EAW loudspeakers, at the upcoming InfoComm in Booth C352 and Demo Room N116. The amplifier series consists of two four-channel amplifiers – the UXA4406 and UXA4410 – as well as the eight-channel UXA4810. These Class D amplifiers […]

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Design Thinking: How Does it Relate to AV?

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Any good MBA student from the last decade can tell you about design thinking. It seemed to be one of the buzzwords of the business world for several years. But more than just in engineering and product design, it has started to leak into all areas of business. It can help determine strategy, it can […]

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Epson Is Laser, Laser, Laser at InfoComm 2018

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Epson today announced it will showcase its advanced laser projector solutions at this year’s InfoComm, including the world’s first 12,000 lumen native 4K 3LCD laser projector and the LightScene accent lighting laser projector. Demonstrating the power of laser technology across multiple markets, including rental and staging, spatial design and signage, education, and corporate, Epson will highlight its extensive lineup of laser projector technology and software […]

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Tripleplay Returns to InfoComm with Latest Software Platform Release

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At InfoComm, Tripleplay will be demonstrating the latest features and functionality of its digital signage & IPTV platform, available as part of the latest software release, Caveman 1.1. Tripleplay’s Caveman 1.1 software platform was originally released in April 2018. The solution includes: Full 4K workflow solution Low latency HD and new 4K IP video encoders […]

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Chief Debuts the TiLED Series for Samsung IFH Displays

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Chief will showcase the TiLED LED Video Wall Mounting System at InfoComm booth C3683. Chief’s latest design for digital signage solutions, the TiLED Series, is a modular, LED mounting system to support creative video wall configurations. The system can include any of three mounts that support one, two or threeLED displays and connect together to […]

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Powersoft to Demo Duecanali Amplifier Models and Updated M-Force Transducer at InfoComm

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Powersoft is launching several new products targeted at the fixed installation and OEM markets at this year’s InfoComm exhibition, where the company will exhibit in booth C628. New products include an extension of its two-channel amplifier platform, Duecanali, as well as its M-Force transducer, which brings integration possibilities to more OEM partners. The Duecanali 804 […]

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Leyard and Planar Announce Fully Integrated Video Wall Synchronization

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Leyard and Planar today announced Leyard WallSync, a set of technologies integrated into the Clarity Matrix G3 Video Wall System, which address a range of common video synchronization needs and make it easier for video playback across entire video walls without manual configuration. Leyard WallSync claims to solve many of the common video synchronization challenges […]

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Vogel’s Buys SmartMetals

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Vogel’s just announced its intention to take a majority ownership stake in SmartMetals Mounting Solutions. SmartMetals is a well-known European-based manufacturer of floor, wall and ceiling mounting solutions for projectors, displays and whiteboards. With this majority interest, Vogel’s wants to position itself even more as a specialist in AV product solutions. It is strengthening its […]

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PTN Becomes Contributing Member of the SDVoE Alliance in Advance of InfoComm 2018

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that PTN Electronics Limited, a global ODM/OEM supplier to the pro AV industry, has joined the alliance as a contributing member. “SDVoE technology is the best high-end solution for video/audio distribution in a wide variety of applications ranging from control rooms to enterprise, education and government applications,” said Robert Zeng, the product manager at PTN. […]

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Christie Demonstrates AV Experiences at InfoComm 2018

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Christie technology will be on display in Booth N706 during InfoComm 2018. The show takes place June 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and will see the official launch of Christie Guardian as an option in the new, globally debuting, Mystique Install 2.0. Other global launches include the introduction of three new Christie HS Series projectors — including a 4K ultra high […]

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ENCO Expands Control Options for Instant Playout Solutions at InfoComm

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ENCO comes to its second InfoComm show (June 6-8, Las Vegas Convention Center) with a new physical control surface for its instant playout and automation solutions. Blending IP-based innovation with traditional tactile control, ENCO will demonstrate the new hardware controller, ClipBoard, in live production applications with its ClipFire (video) and HotShot3 (audio) instant playout solutions. […]

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TASCAM Unveils 202mkVII Dual Cassette Deck with USB

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TASCAM‘s new 202mkVII dual cassette deck is the latest generation of the company’s professional cassette recorders. The 202mkVII’s most noteworthy new feature is a rear-panel USB output that enables recording and archiving cassettes to digital media. A front-panel ¼-inch, high-impedance (200 kΩ) microphone input with dedicated level control enables live input to be mixed with […]

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InfoComm: A Wild Kingdom

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When I was a kid, “family television” meant television to be watched by the family, and not television about families rehearsing for their court date or climbing over each other’s bodies to get to the throne. No, “family television” meant “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom,” hosted by noted zoologist Marlin Perkins. Each week, the show […]

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Eiki Intros the EK-306U and EK-307W Meeting Room Projectors

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Eiki International has debuted the EK-306U and EK-307W 3LCD meeting room projectors. The EK-306U offers 5,000 ANSI-lumens brightness and WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution while the EK-307W delivers 5,100 ANSI-lumens and WXGA (1366×768) resolution. Common to both the EK-306U and EK-307W, are the projectors’ 10,000:1 contrast ratio, lens shift capabilities, with manual adjustments of up to 45 […]

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ClearOne Will Debut Seven New Solutions and One New Major Software Upgrade at InfoComm

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ClearOne is debuting seven new solutions and one new major software upgrade at InfoComm 2018 in Booth #N1628 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Derived from ClearOne’s latest CONVERGE Pro 2 line of DSP mixers, the new CONVERGE Huddle conferencing solution for huddle rooms and similarly sized meeting spaces will be debuted at InfoComm 2018. […]

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Alteros Expands GTX Series L.A.W.N. Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Microphone System with New Handheld Transmitters

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Alteros has introduced two new handheld transmitters: the GTX24-HHP (performer handheld) and GTX24-HHB (broadcast handheld), along with a remote and network control platform for its GTX Series L.A.W.N. (Local Area Wireless mic Network) Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Microphone System. The GTX Series L.A.W.N. UWB system is a broadcast/live performance solution that they claim offers immunity to […]

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ProCo Sound to Show Latest Dante-Enabled AoD I/O Modules at InfoComm 2018

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ProCo Sound is introducing its new Dante AoD I/O Modules for a simple connection to a Dante network while also providing studio-quality, low-latency audio, at this year’s InfoComm show (Booth C1734). ProCo is also showcasing two new Dante interface enclosure options for both mobile and fixed applications. Built with uncomplicated designs and the highest quality […]

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The Global Presence Alliance Turns 10 at InfoComm Vegas

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The Global Presence Alliance (GPA), the “Star Alliance” of the Integrated Audio-Visual Experience Industry, celebrates a decade of market and thought leadership in global enterprise delivery strategy at InfoComm this year. The requirement for a consistent delivery model to serve global customers led to the inception of the GPA 10 years ago. What started out […]

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Da-Lite Intros New Electric Screen

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While custom and made-to-order products are a cornerstone of the Da-Lite business, sometimes a customer needs a screen fast. The new Da-Lite Descender Pro will be the first product that Da-Lite stocks ready to ship same day.The non-customizable electric screen will be available in 16:9 and 16:10 formats in sizes from 106”-164” diagonal with four surface options – HD […]

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NoviSign’s Digital Signage Software Now Compatible with LG webOS Commercial Displays

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Stream live TV around your digital signage content using NoviSign’s digital signage software and LG’s webOS SoC platform. NoviSign announced today that its cloud-based digital signage software has been tested and verified for compatibility with LG Electronics’ webOS for Signage system-on-a-chip (SoC) digital signage platform. Comprised of a full online Studio, drag and drop widgets, […]

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Biamp Systems and Shared_Studios Create Collaboration Experience at TIDE 2018

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Biamp Systems today announced that Portals will be featured at the 2018 TIDE (Technology | Innovation | Design | Experience) Conference as a component of its global partnership with Shared_Studios. Portals — in the form of gold shipping containers or inflatable rooms — are equipped with immersive audiovisual technology that allow visitors to connect with […]

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AVIXA Names Hamlet Ambarsoom Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association has announced Hamlet Ambarsoom as the organization’s new vice president of sales and marketing. Ambarsoom will manage AVIXA’s strategy for sales and marketing activities, ensuring growth in product and service areas. Ambarsoom has extensive experience in marketing and sales, including market development, corporate/brand strategy and product and sales […]

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MSE Audio Launches Outdoor Smart Amplifier Weatherproof OS-440

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MSE Audio just announced the OS-440, a smart amplifier that’s made to be outside. Debuting at InfoComm 2018, the OS-440 from MSE Audio is an outdoor smart amplifier featuring IP55 certification. The OS-440 is entirely weatherproof and includes on-board Bluetooth functionality and a Wi-Fi direct mode is it can wirelessly connect to an existing network […]

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Barco Adds Option to Integrate Overture Into ClickShare

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Just two days following one of my most popular blogs, Barco’s Overture Dilemma, Barco announced exactly what I suggested inside the blog — they’ve integrated Overture into ClickShare! In a blog post from ClickShare Product Manager Steven Lampshear, shrouded as an educational piece about how ClickShare can make meetings simpler, near the bottom, is a section […]

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Prime Image Debuts Time Tailor Software

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Prime Image just released new Software Time Tailor (STT) that provides broadcasters with a software-based time optimization tool that optimizes the run-time of broadcast-quality video in order to create time to allow additional ad insertions into programs as well as for content trimming. STT has the same functionality of Prime Image’s established hardware-based Time Tailor 3500 and Time Tailor […]

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AV Stumpfl Establishes AV Stumpfl USA

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AV Stumpfl GmbH, the Austrian AV technology manufacturer, has officially announced the establishment of AV Stumpfl Inc. ahead of this year’s InfoComm exhibition in Las Vegas. The new AV Stumpfl Inc. headquarters will be based in Atlanta and will be supported by a nationwide network of distributors, dealers and technology specialists. This is the first time that […]

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Microsoft Fixes Surface Hub and Sets New Bar with the New Surface Hub 2 Collaboration Board

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Taking a page from the Samsung playbook, Microsoft’s new Surface Hub 2 is thinner, lighter and now being primarily promoted to be used like a digital flip-chart — in addition to being marketed as a “traditional” Collaboration Board for Huddle Spaces and meeting rooms. Microsoft says the Surface Hub 2 was designed from the ground up to be […]

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