Q-SYS Announces vCOre Virtualized Processor and Control Feature License

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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L-Acoustics Enhances Interoperability Between Q-SYS Platform from QSC and LA Amplified Controllers

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L-Acoustics announced integration between its LA4X and LA12X amplified controllers and the Q-SYS Platform from QSC, allowing users to control and monitor the LA4X and LA12X through Q-SYS. Whether addressing the demands of conference facilities, houses of worship, theaters, or educational institutions, installation markets demand versatility, ease of use, reliability, and interoperability. Over the years, […]

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QSC Partners with Visionary Solutions

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QSC, LLC has formed a partnership with Visionary Solutions, Inc. for native control and audio integration options for the Q-SYS Platform. The integration for Visionary Solutions PacketAV Matrix Products includes a video control plug-in as well as multiple options for audio integration via native AES67, Dante or Q-SYS Media Stream Receivers. Developed and supported by Visionary Solutions, the PacketAV plug-in includes pre-configured components for switching, […]

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QSC Expands Q-SYS Platform Control Portfolio

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QSC, LLC today announced expanded control capabilities for its Q-SYS Platform. The Q-SYS platform now offers new programming tools, native touch screen controllers, drag-and-drop visual programming capabilities, as well as a scalable management and monitoring capability. The new launch includes: Technology Announcement for Q-SYS Reflect – Q-SYS Reflect is a powerful, simple-to-use monitoring and management platform built using modern web […]

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QSC Introduces Q-SYS Small-Format Touch Screen Controller

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QSC just introduced the TSC-47W-G2, a color 4.7” in-wall touch screen dialer/controller. The new touch screen uses capacitive LCD touch with a 960×540 display and Power over Ethernet (PoE – IEEE 802.3af class 3 device) for a single-cable installation. The TSC-47W-G2 can operate in both portrait or landscape mode and can be mounted to US and European standard wall and […]

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Q-SYS Platform Offers Control and Monitoring Integration with Attero Tech Dante and AES67 Endpoints

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QSC and Attero Tech have jointly announced the availability of Q-SYS plug-ins for specific Dante and AES67-enabled devices from Attero Tech. Developed and supported by Attero Tech, the plug-ins provide comprehensive audio and control integration with QSC’s Q-SYS Platform. Plug-ins will be available for a range of Attero Tech devices including the unHX2D HDMI audio-to-Dante de-embedder/embedder, the unD6IO-BT and the new unAX2IO+ […]

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QSC Intros Eight-Channel CXD-Q Series Network Processing Amplifiers for the Q-SYS Platform

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QSC has introduced the CXD-Q and CXD-Qn eight-channel network processing amplifiers. Designed specifically for integration with the Q-SYS Platform, these amplifiers can take advantage of a “whole system” design philosophy where they can be configured and managed like all other elements of a Q-SYS system. The CXD-Q Series also features its Flexible Amplifier Summing Technology (FAST), which enables the ability to combine up to […]

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QSC Announces Next-Generation Q-SYS Enterprise Core Processors

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QSC has added new products to the Q-SYS Enterprise Core category. Running exclusively on Dell server hardware, these industry-first solutions combine the processing capabilities of the Q-SYS realtime operating system with the Dell R730XL hardware platform. The result is the only IT-grade solution available on the market that brings audio, video and control (AV&C) processing into the datacenter. These new Q-SYS Enterprise Core […]

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QSC Announces New Online Training Platform

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QSC has just launched of its new online training platform. QSC says the site offers several new features to help improve the end user experience and make learning simpler for the company’s award-winning training programs. The launch coincides with the release of Q-SYS Level 1 Training in German and French, adding to the existing English, Spanish and Mandarin versions. The platform also provides training on the QSC TouchMix digital […]

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An Announcement from QSC, the Death of Hardware and Where We Go Next

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I’ve been writing for some time about how the days for dedicated hardware in the commercial AV realm might be numbered. We will always, of course, need edge devices: loudspeakers and amplifiers, microphones and audio digitizers. Video encoders, video decoders. Displays. Between all of these devices, however, live the entire world of AV switching, control, […]

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QSC Will Demo a Glimpse Into the Future of Audio, Video and Control Processing at ISE

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QSC announced a technology demo that will run existing fourth-generation Q-SYS software on a standard Dell EMC PowerEdge R730 server. This is designed to provide a glimpse into the future of a market where larger installations use centralized data center processing, nearly hardware-free. QSC will demonstrate this for attendees at the Integrated Systems Conference (ISE) […]

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QSC Announces New Q-SYS Flex I/O Expander

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QSC has introduced the Q-SYS I/O-8 Flex Channel Expander. Featuring eight flexible audio I/O channels, a QSC exclusive technology first seen on the Q-SYS Core 110f, I/O-8 Flex allows users to easily configure each channel via Q-SYS Designer Software as either a fully balanced mic/line input with phantom power or a line level output. It […]

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QSC Intros Q-SYS Core 510i Integrated Core Processor

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QSC just introduced the Q-SYS Core 510i Integrated Core processor. An evolution of the Q-SYS Platform, the Core 510i processor leverages the latest Intel platform using a QSC-developed Linux realtime operating system (RTOS) to deliver the most powerful audio, video and control (AVC) solution available. The Core 510i processor offers the most flexible audio I/O […]

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QSC Q-SYS Platform Software Release to Support AES67

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QSC just told rAVe that the entire Q-SYS Platform will support AES67, an interoperability standard for audio-over-IP between various networking solutions. This new feature will be added to the Q-SYS Platform as part of the upcoming Q-SYS Designer v5.3 software release. AES67 allows high performance audio streaming between Q-SYS and third-party products supporting different native […]

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QSC to Unveil New Q-SYS AV-to-USB Bridging Solution at InfoComm 2016

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QSC has added PTZ-IP Cameras and a AV-to-USB Bridging box to its Q-SYS line. The Q-SYS PTZ-12X72 and Q-SYS PTZ-20X60 are designed as soft codec conferencing by allowing camera feeds and audio by introducing IP-based cameras and USB bridge into the Q-SYS platform. The Q-SYS AV-to-USB Bridging solution is driverless USB 2.0 for webcam video […]

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