iRoom’s New Features Make iPad Docking Stations Smarter and More Secure

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iRoom recently added new features to iRoom’s iPad Docking Stations that can be activated through a firmware update. The new feature set improves iPad security and adds convenience in using the docking stations. Some of the features require communication with the iPad’s operating system and have been implemented by iRoom as an Apple-certified manufacturer. The […]

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Want to Use Both Hands to Control Live Events While Standing?

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Gig Gear has announced the addition of the Two Hand Touch Harness, a wearable iPad and tablet case that is secured to the chest via a flexible harness, leaving both hands available to interface with remote mixing apps and other apps necessary during live production. These days remote mixing on an iPad or tablet is […]

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Apple Could Fail to Recapture K-12 Market for the Same Reason It Owns the SmartPhone Market

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Kids love the Apple iPhone. And most kids in schools who have smartphones have an iPhone — this, all while Android is the world’s leading smartphone platform. And, they mostly don’t use them as a phone. They text on them, Snapchat on them, they post on Instagram and they store their photos on them — lots of photos. And, […]

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WyreStorm Targets Sports Bar Market with New Touch Control App

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WyreStorm is launching a new app, called Touch, for iPad that enables live video preview and control of an their NetworkHD 100 and 200-Series. The Touch App allows for switching along with real-time I/O video previews on an iPad screen. A live preview of all selected content is displayed in main video placeholders on the […]

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KUBI Turns iPad into Robotic Telepresence Platform

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Revolve Robotics today announced KUBI Video 2.0 — the latest version of its video collaboration app for its flagship KUBI telepresence platform. Japanese for neck, KUBI is a robotic cradle plus app for tablets that is basically a telepresence solution. KUBI leverages the consumer conferencing capabilities of tablets by introducing a robotic platform or cradle […]

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Extron Introduces iPad Control App for TouchLink and MediaLink

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Extron is pleased to introduce Extron Control, a new app that gives users complete access to any Extron control system, directly from their iPad. After a quick initial setup, the iPad connects to the desired room, allowing for complete control. The app automatically loads the user interfaces present on any Extron control product without a […]

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Extron Releases TouchLink Interface for iPad

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Extron has put the TouchLink interface in the Apple App store for the iPad. TouchLink for iPad provides users with an additional point of control for rooms equipped with any TouchLink touchpanel. The app is compatible with projects created using Global Configurator 3.5, which is also available now. With this app, presenters can wirelessly control their AV system using a Wi-Fi network, allowing them the freedom […]

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BEHRINGER Introduces iSTUDIO and iSTUDIO THUNDER Docks for all iPad Versions

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BEHRINGER has introduced its new iSTUDIO family of professional docking stations for Apple iPad versions with 30-pin and Lightning connectors. iSTUDIO provides straightforward and direct connectivity for microphones, guitars and basses, MIDI devices, line level sources and even turntables — all with adjustable gain, independent output and headphone controls plus a superb direct monitoring option. […]

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LocPad Turns iPad Into Interactive, Self-Service Kiosk for Events

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Bloomfield Knoble Inc., Harbor and StreamZap teamed up to create software that would enable the iPad to be used as a self-service kiosk for end users across a series of events. The primary goal was to have the iPad serve as digital signage, but enable users to click through the modified iPad for additional information. The LocPad solution for […]

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Sonos Launches iPad App

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Although Sonos launched an iPad interface for their wireless whole-house music system earlier this week, it won’t be available until August. However, it is a very sleek use of the iPad technology integrated into a HomeAV application.  If you want to see the demo, go here:  http://www.sonos.com/landing/ipad/default.aspx?rdr=true&LangType=1033

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Crestron Launches iPad App

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Last week, Crestron announced an App that transforms the Apple iPad into a full Crestron touch panel. A tap on the Apple tablet screen provides real-time control of Crestron control systems, lighting, shades, room temperatures and more, from any location (it literally looks identical to their iPhone App blown up to iPad screen size). Just […]

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