Barco Adds Remote Management and Monitoring to Overture Control

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At InfoComm 2019 next week, Barco will announce that they’ve integrated remote monitoring and automated analytics to their Overture control platform. Adding an RMM solution that allows remote monitoring and control of these devices, will be a key marketing tool they will use to try to get adoption of Overture — mostly aimed at small […]

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Barco’s Overture AV Monitoring and Control Software Adds Automation and Increased Security

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Barco has announced that its AV monitoring and control solution, Overture, now includes Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange. This latest update to Barco’s AV control solution uses ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) and LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) for Cloud and On-Premise deployments respectively. These two elements offer increased security through enterprise level access control, […]

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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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Barco’s Overture Dilemma

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  Update: Just two days following the publication of this blog, Barco announced exactly what I suggested — they’ve integrated Overture into ClickShare! It will be shown at InfoComm. Click here to read more about the announcement. At least year’s ISE show in Amsterdam, Barco officially launched itself into a (potentially) competitive fight with the […]

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Barco Picks Global Cache as Hardware Partner for IP-Based Overture Control System

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One could argue that Global Caché might have just won the AV-lottery with a new partnership with Barco to supply Overture control software and Global Caché hardware to integrators. The new partnership provides what global cache calls seamless compatibility of Global Caché hardware from within Barco’s IP based Overture control software. Thus, Overture, is shipping now with Global Caché support and connectivity built-in. […]

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Barco’s A/V Control Solution Gets Upgrade

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Barco announced an update to its A/V control solution Overture. New automation features that allow users to better schedule events and automate behaviors are now available to existing and new customers. Released in February 2017, Overture created a revolution in A/V control solutions. Because it’s an IP-based software system where any network-connected device can be controlled via a browser. By introducing […]

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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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Barco Launches Software-Based AV Control system

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Barco just launched a new version of their Overture software-based AV control solution. Any network-connected device with a browser can use Overture to control and monitor equipment. As you likely know, Overture is an IP-based software system that can be connected via an IP network. To add a network-enabled device (projector, display, audio system, blinds, retractable projector screen) you connect it […]

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

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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

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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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Medialon’s Alex Carru Talks Innovative Overture

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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

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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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