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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