Viking Electronics Debuts New IP Video Intercoms

October 5, 2023

Viking Electronics has added the X-35 Series provides HD video and voice communication for SIP VoIP phone systems and service providers to its line of access control products. “There is an increasing demand for reliable yet affordable video intercoms, and the Viking X-Series is a great fit for our customers,” said James Catt, product specialist […]

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ClearOne Receives Patent for PoE Method That Eliminates 100-Meter Distance Constraint

April 16, 2020

ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a strategic new patent relating to power transmission for Power over Ethernet (PoE) systems by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Awarded on April 14, 2020, the patent describes a simple method for providing power to multiple devices in a “daisy-chain” series connection using PoE. Use of […]

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Ocean Matrix Releases New H.264-based AV-Over-IP Extenders

November 5, 2019

Ocean Matrix released a new series of H.264-based AV-over-IP extenders with several options, including units with PoE, IR control, H.264 video compression, two-channel audio and more. All of the new series are HDMI, HDCP compliant and transmit signals up to 394 feet over a single Cat5e/6 cable for point to point transmission and support multi-layered […]

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Biamp Gets Patent for Burst Mode

August 21, 2019

Biamp says it has been awarded a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the burst mode technology used in several of its Tesira conferencing solutions. Burst mode is an element of its single cable-connection solution, which is designed to provide simpler installation with standard CAT cables via PoE. The patent covers a […]

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Hall Research Adds 1G AV-Over-IP Versa Product Line

July 9, 2019

The VERSA-4K from Hall Research is an AV-over-IP product line for 4K video, IR, RS232, audio and USB over a 1 Gigabit network. The system also offers automatic KVM switching, Telnet and web GUI control, USB device class filtering and PoE (Power over Ethernet) support. The sender/encoder accepts any HDMI resolution including 4K, 60 Hz […]

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Sony Grows IP-Based, Pan-Tilt-Zoom Camera Lineup and Adds NDI/HX Capability

June 24, 2019

At InfoComm 2019, Sony Electronics introduced two new PoE+ cameras to its IP-based, pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera family. The SRG-X400 and SRG-X120 are both new models that offer a 4K upgrade option — a first for PTZ cameras — to make them future-ready. The SRG-X400 and SRG-X120 are designed for corporate, education, healthcare, faith and government […]

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Micro Aperture Speakers from Savant Debut

April 24, 2019

Savant has introduced its Micro Aperture architectural loudspeaker lineup, providing integrators with the capability to deliver entertainment content anywhere with single Ethernet cable connectivity. Savant’s Power over Ethernet (PoE) self-powered Micro Aperture architectural speakers drastically reduce the complexity associated with distributed audio system design and installation. Each powered speaker contains a highly efficient amplifier, which […]

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Extron Introduces Ethernet Connected and Fully Customizable AV Control

December 4, 2018

Extron just announced the NBP Series Network Button Panels, a new product family that brings control to a broad variety of AV applications. Network Button Panels connect to a control processor using standard Ethernet. These customizable, easy-to-use control panels work in conjunction with an IP Link Pro control processor, HC 403 or HC 404 to […]

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BrightSign and Bluefin Intro Built-In Room Booking Solution Bundled with Signagelive

October 5, 2018

BrightSign and Bluefin announced the first BrightSign built-in room booking solution bundled with Signagelive. Available for $899, this bundle includes a 10.1″ BrightSign Built-In power over Ethernet (PoE+) commercial-grade touch screen with perimeter status lights and a one-year license to Signagelive’s powerful software for room scheduling and digital communication. Compatible with Office 365 and G […]

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Savant Intros PoE IP_Enabled Speakers and Soundbars

September 6, 2018

Savant has announced new architectural loudspeaker and soundbar solutions. Savant’s Power over Ethernet (PoE) self-powered Micro Aperture architectural speakers include three in-ceiling versions available, each using Balanced Mode Radiator that delivers more sound per watt. There is a self-powered PoE speaker, a companion PoE satellite speaker, as well as a passive (4-ohm) speaker for interface […]

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Somfy Introduces SDN Power over Ethernet Gateway

August 9, 2018

Somfy Systems is launching the SDN Power over Ethernet (PoE) Gateway. The SDN PoE Gateway is a low-voltage power distribution and network-connected module that utilizes 60-watt PoE technology to power and control the Somfy 24V RS485 motorization offer for interior shades and draperies. The compact SDN PoE Gateway is capable of powering single or multiple […]

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Extron Introduces Its First 5″ Tabletop TouchLink Pro Touchpanel

August 2, 2018

Extron just introduced the TLP Pro 525T 5″ tabletop TouchLink Pro Touchpanel. The new 5″ tabletop model features a high-performance·quad-core processor and eight times more memory, an 800×480 capacitive touchscreen built with scratch and smudge-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass and a new enclosure design. The TLP Pro 525T accepts PoE — Power over Ethernet, which allows […]

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Just Add Power Adds Daisy Chain Receiver to 3G Ultra HD-Over-IP Series

July 18, 2018

Just Add Power (J+P) today announced the new VBS-HDIP-3G 509POE Daisy Chain Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Receiver. The receiver allows installers to add multiple network devices at the endpoint or to add more receivers for customized installations. The port also passes PoE to connected devices. The new J+P VBS-HDIP-3G 509POE daisy chain receiver distributes Ultra HD and […]

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Biamp Adds AVB USB Expander With Bluetooth Wireless Technology to Tesira Platform

June 8, 2018

Biamp today announced its new AVB USB audio expander, the Tesira EX-UBT. Designed for use in Tesira systems, the new expander provides a digital audio interface via USB. Designed for installations requiring USB connections not located in a rack or near other equipment, the Tesira EX-UBT is not limited by the specification-defined maximum USB connection […]

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Just Add Power Expands 3G Ultra HD Over IP Portfolio With New HD-SDI Transmitter

June 6, 2018

Just Add Power (J+P) has unveiled the 725POE 2GΩ/3G+ SDI Power over Ethernet (PoE) transmitter at InfoComm, adding SDI video sources to a 4K system. The new J+P 725POE 2GΩ/3G+ SDI PoE transmitter provides SD-/HD-/3G-SDI format support to Just Add Power’s 3G HD over IP system. Eliminating the need for an SDI-HDMI converter in the […]

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Just Add Power Adds More Installation Flexibility to the 3G Ultra HD Over IP Platform at InfoComm 2018

June 1, 2018

Just Add Power (J+P) announced that it will debut the new 725POE 2GΩ/3G+ SDI Power over Ethernet (PoE) transmitter alongside the new rackmount 3G Ultra HD over IP PoE transmitter and award-winning 3G+4+ Tiling Transmitter at InfoComm 2018, June 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in booth N464. The company will also host Luxul, […]

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Key Digital’s Enterprise AV Over IP KD-IP1080TX and KD-IP1080RX Deliver Digital Video Over IP Signage Solutions

May 31, 2018

Key Digital introduces KD-IP1080TX and KD-IP1080RX, an HDMI over IP encoder and decoder with support for PoE (Power over Ethernet). To keep up with the growing trends, integrators are pushing to update and incorporate video over IP digital signage, creating new environments and scenes. End-users love their results with vivid digital content for their targeted […]

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USB-C: Powering Macbooks Today, AV Tomorrow

August 16, 2017

The latest Macbook uses a USB-C port for both power and USB communications, and rumors are that the iPhone 8 will also switch over to the USB-C. Wait…what!? Yup, just when you finally got everything you own converted to the one cable style it’s going to change, but this time you may be a little […]

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Atlona Adds Backlit Keypad

October 20, 2016

Atlona just introduced an eight-button network keypad, Model AT-ANC-108D, for Atlona IP-controlled AV switchers equipped for single channel output, including single channel mirrored output components. Designed for remote configuration, the keypad uses Power over Ethernet technology a single CATx cable handles both signal and power. Combined with Atlona IP-controllable switching products for huddle spaces, classrooms […]

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On Controls Adds Onlink Pro Family of Ethernet Gateway Devices

October 20, 2015

On Controls has announced today the introduction of the Onlink Pro family of gateway devices. Derived from a platform engineered for commercial-grade applications, the first three Onlink Pro models available to integrators are the OLP-101, OLP-102 and OLP 201 — each with unique configurations to suit specific applications. All three models are available now. Onlink […]

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SnapAV Brand Araknis Networks Adds 300 Series Control to OvrC App

June 4, 2015

Araknis Networks has announced that its 300-series switches line is enabled for the cloud-based OvrC app. OvrC (pronounced over-see) is an innovative cloud app designed to streamline the integrator’s life. Araknis Networks and OvrC are brand divisions of Charlotte-based SnapAV, a designer and manufacturer of more than 1,800 electronic home solutions for residential and commercial […]

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Pakedge to Debut AVB Capable Layer 3 Switch at InfoComm

May 22, 2015

Pakedge Device & Software has announced that it will debut its upcoming Layer 3 switch at InfoComm in June. A true Layer 3 switch, it will come equipped with dynamic routing protocols for management of complex networks, making it ideal for commercial and enterprise networks. The switch will support multicast functionality – a necessity for […]

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Pakedge Intros New Access Point in WK-1

May 5, 2015

According to Pakedge, the WK-1 is an enterprise-grade 802.11ac wireless access point with a built-in 2×2 radio (claiming speed three times the speed and throughput of wireless-N access points). Available in white, making it ideal for most indoor installations, the new wireless-AC access point can also be painted to blend in to almost any architectural […]

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Pakedge Device & Software Intros Three New Lines of Switches

March 5, 2015

Pakedge Device & Software has introduced three new lines of switches: the fully managed, top tier SX-Series switches, the powerful and affordable SK-Series switches, and the mid-line SE-Series switches. The SX-Series switches will feature a simple GUI for both traffic management and dynamic configuration to manage large volumes of streaming traffic.  In addition to the […]

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Extron Ships ShareLink 200 Wireless BYOD Collaboration Gateway

February 4, 2015

A couple of months ago, we wrote about Extron’s entry into the wireless sharing world and told you how this one was different than those from Crestron, Barco and AMX since it includes a moderator mode, 30 fps video playback and because of the fact that you can share content to up to four ShareLink […]

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FSR Ships HDBaseT 70-Meter Transmitter/Receiver Set

December 2, 2014

FSR has started shipping its new HD-H70-SP HDBaseT Extender Set. The extenders are designed to send uncompressed full HD digital HDMI video, audio and IR and RS-232 control signals up to 70-meters via a single CAT-5e / CAT-6 / CAT-6A / CAT-7 cable. Input resolutions include 4K (2160p @30 Hz), 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p, […]

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Zigen Launches New PoE Extender

October 15, 2014

The Zigen POE-70 is a 70-meter (230′) HDMI extender (using HDBaseT) over single UTP/STP, with IR and RS232 and POE (48V). Zigen claims that the POE-70 is for 24/7 operation. The ZIG-POE-70-TX provides a complete solution for detection and powering of POE IEEE 802.3af devices such as the ZIG-POE-70-RX. The ZIG-POE-70-TX POE solution will safely […]

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Pakedge Adds to PoE Lineup

September 5, 2014

Pakedge Device & Software’s new line of PoE Pass-Through switches will debut at CEDIA and the first to see production is the SE-5P2-EP. The Pakedge PoE Pass-Through switches address a problem that they say has long plaguing AV technicians — the inability to install switches and devices at the edge of the network, near the […]

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IED Intros IED1581 and IED1542 Power Amps

June 19, 2014

Innovative Electronic Designs has announced that the IED1581NA-C/IED1581NA-D and IED1542NA-C/IED1542NA-D single and dual channel PoE power amplifiers are now available. These amplifiers are designed for use in smaller applications that require full-bandwidth audio and where low power and low cost are considerations. The IED1581 amplifiers have a single channel output that offers 8 watts of […]

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ihiji Adds Real-Time Remote Network Management Tools for Integrators at InfoComm 2014

June 18, 2014

ihiji will introduce its network management solution to the commercial market here in Las Vegas at InfoComm 2014. With features like ConnectNinja, Auto-Discovery, and Speed Test, they are all designed to help integrators remotely monitor, service, and maintain all aspects of a client’s network and connected devices more efficiently and securely. ConnectNinja makes the ihiji […]

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Extron’s TLI Pro 101 TouchLink Interface Allows Third Party Touch Panel Use

March 14, 2014

Extron’s TLI Pro 101 TouchLink Interface allows a third-party touch screen display to be used as a user-interface to an Extron Pro Series control system. Integrated with scaled HDCP-compliant HDMI input for video preview and a scaled output that supports displays from 800×600 to 1920×1200, as well as HDTV 1080p/60, it also includes Power over […]

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Extron Adds 12 New TouchLink Pro Touch Panels

March 11, 2014

Extron today introduced 12 new TouchLink Pro touch panel models with faster processing, more memory and enhanced security. Five of these models are available in new 5″, 12″, and 15″ sizes with capacitive touchscreens. The four largest models feature edge-to-edge glass and video preview inputs that support high resolution HDCP-compliant video from HDMI sources and […]

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