The Hospitality Industry Grows More Hospitable to Music — and Pro AV

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By Dan Daley Special to InfoComm International Hotels have been a stalwart of event production for decades, hosting trade shows, conferences and everything in between. They’re also no strangers to live music: The hotel lounge bar has long been the setting for a wide variety of acts — cheesy and otherwise. But a cohort of […]

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Christie Launches the Ultimate Service for Integrators – Called MYSTIQUE

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At InfoComm, Christie launched a new service and set of tools to help integrators augment their offerings to customers called Mystique. Christie Mystique makes it simpler to create spectacular large-scale visual experiences by applying Christie’s expertise, knowledge and technology to support the design, installation and operation of complex projection systems. Mystique can help with large scale experiences […]

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Video Devices to Update PIX-E 4K Series at InfoComm

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Video Devices will demo a new set of PIX-E Series 4K recording field monitors and accessories at InfoComm 2016 (Booth C6443). Video Devices will show two new features including an integrated H.264 codec and the ability to simultaneously recording and edit-ready Apple ProRes file and a much smaller size H.264 MP4 file. Universally supported for […]

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AV Stumpfl Launches Wings Vioso RX

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AV Stumpfl has announced its next generation Wings Vioso RX software is available. Aimed at quick and easy adoption by existing users, the familiar user interface has been given an extensive facelift with several performance and feature optimizations. The new render engine is based on x64 architecture and includes several base level algorithms, replacing standard […]

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Sound Devices Adds Features to CL-12 Linear Fader Controller

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Sound Devices has expanded support for its CL-12 Linear Fader Controller with the release of Firmware Version 2.11, which offers compatibility to both the 664 and 633 Field Production Mixers. Initially introduced only for the 688 mixer/recorder, the CL-12 is an optional accessory that features smooth-gliding 100 millimeter linear faders and is ideal for live […]

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Barco’s Event Master Controller Enables Faster Show Programming

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Barco has released the EC-200, a full-sized hardware controller that’s part of its Event Master series of screen management systems. Thanks to its new syntax-based programming, the EC-200 offers easier and faster show programming. The EC-200 event controller will be shipping from mid-February. The EC-200 leverages the ease of use of its smaller brother, the […]

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Epiphan Video Launches Three New Products at ISE

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Epiphan Video showed at ISE 2016 three new products: Pearl Rackmount, Pearl Rackmount Twin and Epiphan PTZ cameras. The two new Pearl models are designed specifically for users who prefer to travel with portable rackmount flight cases or who are installing their video production system in fixed environments. Pearl Rackmount offers the same features as […]

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Delvcam Introduces 4K UHD Multi-Format, Quad-View Broadcast Monitor

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Delvcam today launched its new broadcast-quality 4K UHD 28-inch monitor that offers full screen, split screen, and quad viewing options as well as inputs for 3G‐SDI, HDMI, VGA, DVI and audio. The monitor is designed for in-studio and in-field ENG news crews or live event’s monitoring for TV stations, production studios and directors for live […]

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Roland Now Shipping Its V-1HD High-Definition Video Switcher

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Roland announced it’s shipping its V-1HD Video Switcher, a four input HDMI switcher with compositing effects and creative video switching capabilities and HDCP copy protection. The V-1HD can also be controlled by the companion PC/Mac or iPad application when connected by USB. The V-1HD includes two HDMI program and preview outputs and a stereo audio output. The […]

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Barco Ships Event Master Line Aimed at Rental

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Barco’s latest Event Master image processing products are now shipping. Launched at this year’s InfoComm, the S3-4K compact screen management system and EC-50 controller are currently available through all major rental companies. The S3-4K, the smaller version of the E2, but has the same processing performance and image quality and features 12 input channels, four program outputs, […]

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GLP’s New Entry Level X1 Moving Head LED Ships

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GLP’s tiny, lightweight and budget-conscious impression X1 is now in production. The X1 marks a departure from other products in GLP’s X range, featuring four high powered, 15-watt RGBW LEDs, with a narrow fixed beam output that offers continuous pan and tilt motion in a compact housing; it’s this continuous motion that gives the product […]

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Showlogix Releases Version 1.6 With Multi-Display Timeline Allowing Time Based Shows With Interactivity

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Showlogix has released its version 1.6, designed for producing multi-display shows and interactive attractions in museums, visitor centers, trade shows, live shows, etc. The new Timeline Object includes numerous layers of videos, images or sound, synchronized to one centralized timecode. This is done across displays and computers. Several timeline objects can be added and can run simultaneously. While […]

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Clear-Com Debuts HelixNet 3.0

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Clear-Com just launched HelixNet Version 3.0, a free software-only update to the HelixNet digital network partyline platform. The company says the new version unlocks the HelixNet system in response to the growing need for more communication channels to support live performances and live productions. With this new update, the HelixNet multiplies its basic channel count […]

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InfoComm Releases 2015 Live Events Industry Insights Study

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InfoComm International has released its 2015 Live Events Industry Insights Study. It is the first such report that InfoComm has produced specifically for the live-events market. This study of the global live-events industry, conducted by InfoComm and Acclaro Growth Partners, covers trends and dynamics from the perspective of pro-AV rental, staging and live-events service providers in the North American, European, […]

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Extron Ships XTP CP 4i 3G-SDI Board

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The Extron XTP CP 4i 3G-SDI board provides four inputs for connection of 3G-SDI signals into any XTP II or XTP CrossPoint matrix switcher. Each input features automatic equalization to optimize signal quality over long cable runs, plus buffered loop-throughs with reclocking to support local monitors or additional distribution needs. Also, four analog stereo audio […]

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Studio Technologies Introduces Portable Truck-End Unit for its Live-Link Mini Camera Interface System

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Studio Technologies has introduced a new, portable truck-end unit for its Live-Link Mini Remote Camera Interface System. Broadcasters now have three options to interconnect with the system’s compact camera-end unit, including two rack-mount truck-end units and the new portable truck-end version. Each allows a system to be optimized to get the right “fit” for a […]

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AKG Aims New Mic for Staging

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Introducing a vocal microphone designed specifically for intensive stage use, AKG by HARMAN is announcing the new D5 C dynamic directional microphone. The D5 C provides the dependability and sonic quality required for all live sound environments. Thanks to its cardioid polar pattern, the D5 C is the most sensitive to sound coming from the […]

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Roland Debuts V-1200HD Multi-Format Video Switcher

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The Roland Pro A/V V-1200HD Multi-Format Video Switcher is a hybrid 2 M/E switcher that combines the features of a production switcher with the power of a presentation switcher. Users can switch and control functions on the Roland V-1200HD using the dedicated V-1200HDR Control Surface or free downloadable Remote Control Software (RCS). Users can also […]

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AV Stumpfl Launches 4K Wings Engine

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AV Stumpfl announced its next generation Wings Engine that allows an operator’s system can be distributed over multiple physical machines. This means that multiple operators to control specific elements of a show. New multi-timeline and multi-master design enables ‘hot backups’ to be saved for critical jobs. The new 64-bit architecture software core includes native support […]

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K-array’s Unique Owl Is Most Innovative Live-Events Speaker We’ve Seen in Years

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K-array’s new Owl (aka KW8) is one of the first audio moving head speakers to market. It’s outfitted with an 8″ coaxial transducer and a newly built-in camera tool to allow users to accurately focus their directivity of sound. This feature bridges the gap between AV in a revolutionary concept. The Owl provides up to […]

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D.A.S. Expands Event Series

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D.A.S. just launched the new Event M210A — a three-way stage monitor in a double 10” “dual-band” configuration. The dual-band configuration allows twin 10″ loudspeakers to work in tandem for maximum power at low frequencies. Above the low frequency range, the advanced digital signal processing allows the 10″ speakers to operate independently in specific frequency […]

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Visual Productions Brings Cuety iPad Lighting Controller to ISE

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At ISE, Visual Productions will be exhibiting their range of lighting control software for Mac, PC and Linux and solid-state hardware controllers including the CueCore and Cuety iPad lighting control system. According to Visual Productions, Cuety is a new generation lighting controller that turns an iPad into a lighting console. The Cuety LPU-1 controller is […]

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Audio-Technica Introduces System 10 PRO Rack-Mount Digital Wireless System

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Audio-Technica just launched a new System 10 PRO rack-mountable Digital Wireless System, the latest addition to the growing range of A-T System 10 wireless solutions. Like all System 10 models, the System 10 PRO Rack-Mount operates in the 2.4 GHz range and the rack-mount chassis houses one or two receiver units that can be operated […]

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Midas Introduces New M32 Digital Console Series and a Stage Box

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Midas’ new M32R and M32C are both digital consoles while the DL32 is a 32×16 stage box. Both the M32R and M32C are 40-input / 25-bus digital mixers with a host of connectivity options — and the M32R features the same Midas microphone pre-amplifiers and “1-million cycle” motorized faders as the PRO Series consoles. The […]

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DENON Launches New Mixer Line

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Denon Professional announced two new audio mixers today in the form of the 8-channel DN-408X and 12-channel DN-412X — both in a 2-bus portable tabletop format. Both mixers offer DyNamic Audio (DNA) mic preamps and built-in audio compression. Both the DN-408X and DN-412X include over 100 studio-grade effects and 9-band graphic EQ for enhancing a […]

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