K-array to Debut Fully Connected Software Suite at InfoComm 23

May 26, 2023

K-array will return to InfoComm this June where it will launch its latest technology in the form of a fully connected software suite. These new software offerings are designed to complement K-array’s hardware and enhance the user experience of professionals across the audio industry. “As we expand our group of K-array brands, including K-array, KGEAR […]

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Q-SYS Partners With Lenovo to Improve Workplace Collaboration

May 22, 2023

Q-SYS just announced a collaboration with Lenovo to provide a way to purchase and deploy Lenovo room compute solutions with Q-SYS audio, video and control. This will be available through Q-SYS channels and partners to better serve the needs of the UC market. “Lenovo is an ideal partner for Q-SYS as they deliver an advanced […]

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Q-SYS Announces PL Series Family of Installation Loudspeakers

May 19, 2023

Q-SYS just announced the PL Series, a new family of installation loudspeakers designed for entertainment, auditoriums, houses of worship, theaters, small sports venues and more. Q-SYS PL Series includes a wide range of form factors (line array, point source and subwoofer), allowing integrators a way to install audio in unique spaces. When paired with the […]

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Mersive Founder Leaves and Joins Q-SYS

May 1, 2023

The Q-SYS division of QSC just hired Christopher Jaynes as senior vice president of Software Technologies. In this role, Chris will lead Q-SYS software engineering as well as advanced research and technologies, including artificial intelligence/machine learning, cloud and data. Jaynes founded Mersive Technologies in 2006 to support a “more collaborative and engaging workplace and grew […]

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Q-SYS Announces New 2-Input, 1-Output Endpoint That Supports HDMI, USB-C

April 6, 2023

Q-SYS announced a video network device in the form of the NV Series NV-21-HU, a two-input, one-output endpoint with support for HDMI and USB-C. The NV-21-HU “simplifies installation with a single-cable solution for video distribution, AV bridging and device charging via USB-C.” Q-SYS says its compact design and reduced I/O make the NV-21-HU ideal for […]

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Audio-Technica ATND1061DAN Ceiling Array Combined with Q-SYS System Now Certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms

March 20, 2023

Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 60 years, announces that the Audio-Technica ATND1061DAN Ceiling Array is now certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms as part of a Q-SYS system. A-T partnering with Q-SYS unifies and streamlines network configuration and control, resulting in a simplified integration and setup process for installers and end users as […]

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Q-SYS NM Series NM-T1 Features Proximity Motion Sensor

March 17, 2023

The Q-SYS NM Series NM-T1 is a tabletop network PoE microphone native to Q-SYS and designed for collaboration spaces. The microphone features beamforming technology, ensuring clarity and separation for all surrounding talkers. It also offers onboard call controls, a programmable user button and touchless muting capability, which lets users mute or unmute with the wave […]

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Audio-Technica’s ATND1061DAN Ceiling Array is Now Certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms

March 15, 2023

Audio-Technica just announced that the Audio-Technica ATND1061DAN Ceiling Array is now certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms as part of a Q-SYS system. A-T partnering with Q-SYS unifies and streamlines network configuration and control, resulting in a simplified integration and setup process for installers and end users, as well as remote monitoring and management and more. […]

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Q-SYS to Support Spatial Audio for Microsoft Teams Rooms

January 31, 2023

Q-SYS software-based Platform drives elevated experiences for hybrid meeting spaces Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 31, 2023) – Q-SYS is pleased to support spatial audio capabilities for Microsoft Teams Rooms, including Signature Teams Rooms. For systems utilizing certified Q-SYS audio, video and control processing in Teams Rooms environments, users can now experience spatial audio allowing the […]

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Control Concepts Joins Q-SYS Developer Partner Program

January 31, 2023

Control Concepts has joined the Q-SYS Developer Partner Program. This program supports the rapid deployment of Q-SYS plugins and API integrations on behalf of Q-SYS Technology Partners. The collaboration among Ecosystem partners enables them to create market-ready certified or verified solutions that integrate seamlessly with Q-SYS, a cloud-manageable audio, video and control Platform. “Control Concepts […]

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Q-SYS to Support Spatial Audio for Microsoft Teams Rooms

January 31, 2023

Q-SYS now supports spatial audio capabilities for Microsoft Teams Rooms, including Signature Teams Rooms. For systems utilizing certified Q-SYS audio, video and control processing in Teams Rooms environments, users can now experience spatial audio allowing the audio of the remote participants to come from the direction of where the specific person talking is located on […]

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LynTec Joins Q-SYS Technology Partner Program

January 19, 2023

LynTec announced it has joined the Q-SYS Technology Partner Program. This program enables software and hardware technology partners to create market-ready solutions that integrate seamlessly with Q-SYS, a cloud-manageable audio, video, and control platform. As part of the program, LynTec has worked closely with Q-SYS, which has fully vetted and endorsed the LynTec Plugin for […]

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23 Things AV Manufacturers Have Planned For 2023

January 1, 2023

A new year has begun. 2023 will usher in a chance for the ProAV industry to create, innovate and grow. We spoke with 23 different manufacturers—like AtlasIED, Shure and Legrand—to see what’s on they have in store for the year ahead. Here’s what they had to say… Atlona celebrates its 20th anniversary with the launch […]

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Q-SYS Launches its Technology Partner Program, Offering Certified Integration to Q-SYS Platform

December 6, 2022

Q-SYS launches its Technology Partner Program with integration partners representing a growing list of Q-SYS plugins. As part of the program, plugins will receive endorsement badges indicating they have been verified or certified and offer integration with the Q-SYS Platform. These partners now have access to the Q-SYS Technology Partner Hub, a centralized portal with […]

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Q-SYS Professional Services Teams Up With Alpha Video to Revitalize Churchill Downs

November 29, 2022

To revitalize the historic Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, Q-SYS Professional Services teamed up with integrator Alpha Video to create an AV foundation that spans over one million square feet and delivers exceptional AV experiences to hundreds of thousands of patrons who pass through its gates every year. This project presented several challenges for the design […]

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Q-SYS Announces vCOre Virtualized Processor and Control Feature License

November 21, 2022

Q-SYS announced the availability of Q-SYS vCore, the first virtualized processor for Q-SYS and the accompanying Q-SYS Control feature license for vCore, which allows integrators and end users to enlist their own compute device to add Q-SYS Control capabilities for enhanced control, automation, UX capabilities, remote monitoring and helpdesk features to systems. The Q-SYS vCore […]

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Q-SYS Promotes Markus Winkler to Executive Vice President, EMEA and APAC

October 12, 2022

Q-SYS announced the promotion of Markus Winkler to executive vice president, EMEA and APAC. In this new role, Winkler will continue to manage the growing business and expand capabilities and operations in both regions. “Under Markus’ leadership the past six years, Q-SYS has significantly increased its business in EMEA, APAC and SAARC by building high-performing and […]

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Q-SYS Announces Two New AcousticDesign Series Ceiling-Mount Loudspeakers

September 22, 2022

Q-SYS announced two new AcousticDesign Series 6.5-inch two-way ceiling-mount loudspeakers Thursday, which claim to offer higher-power handling for challenging environments. The AD-C6T-HC is “ideal for high ceilings or reverberant spaces such as ballrooms, airports, atriums and lobbies,” while the AD-C6T-HP offers “higher SPL at standard ceiling heights, ideal for high-energy restaurants, retail spaces or larger […]

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Pearl Tech Hosts Successful 2nd Annual Showcase

September 15, 2022

Earlier this week, #AVTweeps descended upon the Peoria Riverfront Museum for the Second Annual Pearl Technology Showcase. Over 150 AV professionals gathered to check out the latest ProAV solutions from companies like AtlasIED, Q-SYS, Absen, Sonance, Top Shelf Digital Media and more. “This year’s Showcase was a success,” proclaimed Jeremy Caldera, CTS-D, CTS-I, senior vice […]

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Q-SYS Adds Crispin Thompson as Vice President Sales Enablement and Customer Engagement

August 26, 2022

Q-SYS just added Crispin Thompson as vice president sales enablement and customer engagement, focusing on partner and customer care organization. In this role, Thompson will manage the company’s sales operations team in the Americas and support its sales operations and business development teams globally to enhance customer engagement strategy and capabilities. “Providing quality service to […]

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Q-SYS Delivers Mass-Scale Experiences to Resorts World Las Vegas

August 19, 2022

Resorts World Las Vegas, the first integrated resort to be built on the Strip in over a decade, has partnered with Q-SYS to create “amazing” experiences for patrons in its luxury suites, event spaces and common areas. The Q-SYS Platform delivers a software-based solution that supports large-scale centralized processing comprised of over 2,000 end points […]

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Cory Schaeffer: A Legacy of Help, A Legacy of Change

June 27, 2022

By Dan Ferrisi, Editor in Chief, Commercial Integrator As commercial AV has matured, it has become increasingly clear that ours is an industry not of technology, per se, but of people. At our best, commercial AV professionals are committed to creating experiences that tell compelling stories and leave indelible memories. In that way, the technologies […]

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Q-SYS Debuts the SPA-Q Series Network Amplifiers

June 9, 2022

Q-SYS just debuted the SPA-Q Series of network amplifiers integrated with I/O options to support a wide range of spaces. The SPA-Q Series is designed to pair to the smaller Q-SYS Cores (such as the Q-SYS Core Nano), allowing you to decouple the I/O from the processor for an unmatched degree of customization and scalability. […]

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QSC Adds New Q-SYS Control Solutions for Google Meet

March 22, 2022

QSC announced this week new Q-SYS Control solutions for Google Meet, namely that thanks to a new third-party control integration, users will be able to use the Q-SYS user control interface on Google-Meet supported controller consoles. In addition, Google Cloud has certified Q-SYS video capabilities and Google Meet will now support the integration of multiple […]

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QSC Debuts Zoom-Certified Meet Room Solution

July 8, 2021

QSC just debuted Meeting Room Solutions certified for use with Zoom Rooms. QSC has worked with Zoom and Q-SYS Ecosystem partner Sennheiser to create a solution that allows users to easily scale their Zoom Rooms deployment in high-value spaces. The QSC Meeting Room Solutions for Zoom Rooms centers around the Q-SYS Core 8 Flex processor, […]

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QSC Adds Q-SYS Control Plugins for Cisco and Barco ClickShare

October 12, 2020

QSC today announced the availability of two new Q-SYS Control plugins, enabling integration and a consistent user experience for the Cisco conferencing and collaboration endpoints and the Barco ClickShare Conference family of devices within the Q-SYS Ecosystem. Both plugins are available through the Asset Manager portal within Q-SYS Designer Software. The Cisco In-Room plugin enables […]

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It’s Official: QSC Ships Q-SYS NV, Entering the AV-Over-IP 1G Market and Competing Head-On with Crestron

August 22, 2019

QSC says the Q-SYS NV Series (NV-32-H) 1G-based AV-over-IP system (AES-128 encryption) is shipping. As a native peripheral to the Q-SYS Ecosystem, NV Series allows integrators to add HDMI video distribution to an existing Q-SYS system without any control programming. The NV Series video endpoint is software-definable as either a video encoder or decoder. The […]

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QSC Develops Soft(ware)-Based Dante for the Q-SYS Ecosystem

June 5, 2019

QSC is launching a software-based Dante for the Q-SYS ecosystem — thus, Q-SYS feature licenses will enable native Dante networked audio integration without hardware I/O or external configuration software. Integrators can add Dante audio natively as an extension of the Q-SYS and still have device discovery, synchronization, control and management for Dante — directly within […]

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QSC Introduces CX-Q Series Network Amplifiers

February 5, 2019

QSC today announces new network power amplifiers for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. As a native peripheral of the Q-SYS Ecosystem, The CX-Q Series network amplifiers can take advantage of network routing capabilities as well as advanced processing, control, monitoring and loudspeaker output load. These amplifiers also assist Q-SYS in deploying signature QSC technologies like Intrinsic Correction, […]

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QSC Awarded Patent for Web Conferencing Integration

November 26, 2018

QSC just announced it has been awarded a utility patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its Q-SYS Web Conference Integration Solution. This patent (USA 9,973,638) recognizes the solution’s ability to bring an IP camera stream from Q-SYS PTZ-IP conference cameras into soft codec applications (like Zoom, Skype for Business, GoToMeeting, etc.) […]

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New Q-SYS Networking Switches Compete with NETGEAR’s M4300 Series for AV-over-IP Networks

October 11, 2018

QSC introduces new Q-SYS Networking Solutions, including Q-SYS NS Series network switches and networking resources aimed at integrators doing AV-over-IP. Prior to this, the only purpose-built AV-over-IP was from NETGEAR in the form the M4300 Series. QSC’s Q-SYS NS Series is a range of enterprise-grade, manageable 1/10GbE network switches that are pre-configured for the Q-SYS […]

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QSC Launches Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager

August 2, 2018

QSC has announced the addition of Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager as part of the latest release of Q-SYS Designer Software v7.1. This new cloud-based feature allows system designers to download and install new Q-SYS assets, including plugins for third-party device control, all without having to wait for new Q-SYS Designer Software releases. The Asset Manager […]

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