7thSense Completes Merger with Medialon


In June 2019, the team behind 7thSense acquired the Medialon brand and ShowControl activities from Barco to form Medialon Limited. Since then, the Medialon team and product line has expanded from offices in North America, Canada and the United Kingdom. As part of the integration strategy, which became effective on Oct. 1, 2020, all Medialon […]

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Medialon Announces Micro-Embedded Solution for Museum Audiovisual Applications


Medialon has launched a new micro-embedded solution for museum audiovisual (AV) control applications — Showmaster Mini. Showmaster Mini is for simple AV control applications and installation types. It uses a fanless design so it can mount where AV racks aren’t suitable. The ultra-compact design solution is available as standard, with a reduced feature version of […]

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Medialon Will Demo Showmaster Go at ISE 2020


Medialon will demo the Showmaster Go for the very first time at the ISE 2020 show next week. Designed specifically for attractions and theme parks, Showmaster Go is designed for ride vehicles and parade floats due to its size. It’s a show control and multi-channel audio playback solution combined into one product, and it comes […]

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Barco Sells Medialon (Live Control) – Not Overture Though


7thSense Design has reached an agreement in principle with Barco regarding the intended sale of the Medialon brand and ShowControl activities. The team behind 7thSense Design has led the acquisition to form a new company, Medialon Ltd., which will acquire the Medialon brand and ShowControl activities from Barco. The new company will join the 7thSense […]

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Barco Buys Control System Company Medialon


Barco has purchased Florida-based Medialon. Medialon is known as a control system company that’s 100 percent cloud-based. “For us, Barco has the piece we were missing — a sales channel,” Medialon North American Sales Manager, Eric Cantrell, told rAVe today. He continued, “It’s been an interesting several months. We are profitable and this gives Barco […]

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Medialon Releases New Plugin to Control Videro Media Players


Medialon says that its MxMVideroMediaPlayer is a new device driver plugin that makes it easy for Medialon control systems to communicate with and synchronize shows to video playback from VideroMediaPlayer. The plugin communicates with VideroMediaPlayer software over the network, allowing Medialon systems to play Channels, Playlists, and Compositions, as well as jump to the next […]

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Medialon Wows ISE 2016 with Overture Freebies and Templates


Medialon first exhibited at ISE 2015 to launch into the EMEA market. Medialon Overture is a cloud-based control system that allows you to control from one to hundreds of rooms, see real-time data from devices, and serve dynamically generated HTML interfaces (GUIs that are user-specific). The convergence of AV and IT is no longer just […]

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Medialon Demos Overture at ISE


Since its introduction last year and having won three awards, Medialon Overture advances AV control again with Overture release 2.0 at ISE 2016. Medialon Overture is an enterprise class AV control software which controls, monitors, and automates thousands of AV devices in multiple locations, integrates with IT services, and provides personalized user interfaces to tablets […]

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Wainhouse Research at InfoComm 2015 (3 of 4)


By Ira Weinstein Sr. Analyst, Consultant and Partner, Wainhouse Research Monitoring / Management / Control Systems As usual, AV control systems were all the rage at InfoComm. This year, we saw control system offerings from a large number of companies including anchor players AMX and Crestron, less known players like Arrive Systems, and control system […]

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Eric Cantrell of Medialon Discusses the Overture Cloud-Based Control System


Medialon Director of Sales Eric Cantrell speaks with Gary about how the Overture control system — control of AV gear over IP — differs from a traditional control system. In addition, because the system is network based, it can be controlled from any device and configured so that people who use the system only have […]

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Medialon to Demo AV Management System, Overture, at InfoComm


Medialon will be demo’ing its Overture facility-wide AV Management system to the U.S. market at InfoComm 2015 next week. Medialon’s Overture won a rAVe Best of ISE Award earlier this year and they attribute the award to the system being integrated into a multitude of places including a conference center and a theme park. Available […]

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Making a Case for Software Based AV Management


By Eric J. Cantrell Medialon Audiovisual systems in classrooms, meeting rooms and huddle spaces have been steadily moving into the world of IT, replacing separate displays, playback, matrix switchers and DSPs with simple interactive whiteboards and soundbars, or even Microsoft’s new Surface Hub touch screen. The question of whether an AV control system is even […]

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Medialon’s Alex Carru Talks Innovative Overture


Medialon’s founder, Alex Carru, is more excited about their new Overture network-based control system than anything they’ve ever done. There’s no question that Overture will have an impact on the control world as Medialon is now where the rest of the control system market wants to be. Here’s a one-on-one interview with Medialon’s Alex Carru.

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Medialon to Launch New Overture Control System at ISE


Medialon’s new Overture is being marketed as a first of its kind “enterprise-class AV Control Software.” Medialon Overture is an effective enterprise-wide AV control software. It controls, monitors, and automates thousands of AV devices in multiple locations, integrates with IT services, and delivers a dedicated person-based user interface. Overture eliminates the cost and burden of […]

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Medialon Starts AV System Monitoring Service Dubbed LonCloud


Medialon has announced LonCloud, a new web service to monitor Network-based audiovisual installations equipped with a Medialon controller. Data, such as lamp hour usage of video projectors or video server operations, are permanently monitored by Medialon controllers. Now it is possible to regularly send snapshots of those values to the LonCloud service where users can […]

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