Shure Microphones Receive Barco ClickShare Certification

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Shure has announced that microphones from its Stem Ecosystem, Stem Wall, Table and Hub, have received full certification with the Barco ClickShare Conference room system. Stem Ceiling is also compatible with the Barco solution. With this certification, Shure and Barco have partnered to make it even easier for users to seamlessly turn any “Bring Your […]

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Shure Joins International Telecommunication Union and UK Spectrum Policy Forum Steering Board

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Shure has recently joined the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the UK Spectrum Policy Forum Steering Board. “Shure has been a leader in advocating for regulations impacting the audio industry,” said Prakash Moorut, global head of spectrum and regulatory affairs at Shure. “And we continue to take a more aggressive role to help with overall collaboration with regulators and […]

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Shure Debuts Shure Audio Institute Training Programs for Integrated Systems

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At ISE, Shure debuted the Shure Audio Institute (SAI), a certification and training program for Integrated Systems. It consists of a series of in-person, hands-on workshops covering technical sales and support, from how to respond to an RFP to how to setup, configure and troubleshoot Shure systems and solutions. The topics covered in the course […]

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Shure Brings Premium Audio to PSNI Global Meeting at ISE 2022

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The PSNI Global Alliance has named Shure as the official audio provider for PSNI’s annual global meeting at ISE 2022. A Global Preferred Vendor Partner for the Alliance, Shure will provide its Microflex Complete Wireless (MXCW) Conference System to enable discussions during the off-site meeting. This solution combines microphone, loudspeaker, interpretation audio and user controls […]

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Shure Intros MXA920 Ceiling Array Microphone

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Shure announced the introduction of the MXA920 Ceiling Array Microphone. With Automatic Coverage technology, MXA920 provides pre-configured audio capture with minimal setup required, dramatically reducing the time and cost of deployments for integrators. The MXA920 also employs Next Generation Array Architecture for enhanced directional pick-up and more natural speech. Plus, the onboard IntelliMix DSP delivers […]

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Shure Intros KSM11 Wireless Vocal Microphone Capsule With New Condenser Mic Transducer Technology

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Shure introduced the KSM11 Wireless Vocal Microphone Capsule, using new condenser microphone transducer technology. The KSM11 offers a combination of low and mid-range clarity and essential high-end detail. Shure says it developed the KSM11 to provide the most natural, transparent and high-clarity sound without necessitating additional processing for in-person, broadcast, simulcast and livestreamed performances. Here’s […]

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Day Two of LAVNCH WEEK 5: Digital Signage Day!

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We’ve just finished Day Two of LAVNCH WEEK 5! Wednesday was Digital Signage Day — we covered all the ins and outs of digital signage trends and products in the industry. The day was filled with digital signage demos, conversations, panels and much more. Read on below to find a recap of the whole day, […]

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Super Bowl 56 Dominated by Shure Mics

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On the biggest stage in football — with 70,000 in-person fans at LA’s SoFi Stadium and more than 100 million TV viewers tuning in from around the world — RF coordinators, referees and performers relied on Shure gear. The lineup featured the Axient Digital Wireless System, which captured pristine, uninterrupted audio from the game’s most […]

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ClearOne Patent Remains Valid In Latest Decision from U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

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The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) issued a written decision Monday in case no. PGR2020-00079 confirming the patentability of all claims of U.S. Patent No. 10,728,653 (the “’653 Patent”) owned by ClearOne Inc. The ’653 Patent covers aspects of ClearOne’s technology in beamforming microphone arrays (BMAs). Specifically, the ’653 Patent relates to “a ceiling […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

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Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Shure and Logitech Partner for Compatibility Assurance of Collaborative Meeting Solutions

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Shure is collaborating with Logitech for compatibility assurance. By connecting select Logitech devices with Shure’s Microflex Advance microphone range, users can manage their meeting room audio, mute sync, LED status and volume control without the need for complex programming. Compatibility for each of these features has been verified and tested by Shure and Logitech. The […]

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Shure Joins WInnForum and 5G-MAG To Expand Access of Wireless Mics to Spectrum

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Shure has joined WInnForum and 5G-MAG. WInnForum, also known as Wireless Innovation Forum, focuses on standards and advancing technologies to better utilize spectrum and continued development of wireless communications systems. Shure believes that getting involved with the organization will help develop new technologies that would allow wireless microphones to get access to “free” or “affordable” spectrum to satisfy […]

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Jury Rules in Favor of ClearOne in Shure Patent Trial

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In a press release published Thursday, ClearOne announced that a jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware returned a verdict of no infringement by ClearOne’s Ceiling Tile Beamforming Mic Array product line on Shure Incorporated’s U.S. Patent No. D865,723 (the “’723 patent”). The jury also declared the “’723 patent” to be invalid. […]

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Shure IntelliMix Room DSP 3.1 Blocks Keyboard Tapping and Chip Bag Noise from UCC Meetings

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Have you ever heard or been the person addressed as, “What’s that noise? Could you mute your mic, please?” That “noise” can range from someone tapping on the microphone or opening a bag of chips to silverware clinking when meals are served during meetings that span international time zones. Now, Shure IntelliMix Room DSP (version 3.1) […]

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Federal Circuit Dismisses Shure’s Appeal of District Court Order, Holds Shure in Contempt

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ClearOne today comments on an opinion issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (the “Federal Circuit”) regarding an appeal filed before that court by Shure Incorporated. Through the appeal, Shure sought to overturn an order of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois that held Shure in contempt […]

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PSNI Global Alliance Awards 2021 Quality Cup Awards to Preferred Vendor Partners

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PSNI Global Alliance awarded Shure, Biamp, Samsung and Anixter | Wesco its Quality Cup awards for 2021. “During the pandemic challenges of the past year, PSNI’s Preferred Vendor Partners have once again excelled, and these accolades reinforce the incredible work and support they continue to provide to our CSP network around the globe,” said Chris […]

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Shure Announces Microphone as Microsoft Team Certified

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Shure announced its MXA710 Linear Array Microphone is now certified for Microsoft Teams. The MXA710 joins Shure’s portfolio of Conferencing Solutions already certified for Microsoft Teams, giving installers and end users even more options for their environments. The MXA710 is designed for audio capture in premium AV conferencing environments. Patented Steerable Coverage technology captures audio […]

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Shure and Barco Partner for Conference Clarity Solutions

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The Shure Audio Ecosystem now pairs with Barco ClickShare Conference, allowing customers to combine high-quality audio for remote communication with easy-to-use wireless in any meeting space. ​Shure and ClickShare work with leading third-party video conferencing platforms, including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex and many others. Benefits​ include: Ready for any collaboration platform from your device ​ The […]

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Shure Filled the Super Bowl With Audio

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This year’s Super Bowl again included a number of Shure products to help bring quality audio to the more than 100 million viewers worldwide. And with fewer fans in attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions, viewers might have heard more of the game audio than in the past. Shure played a key role in the entire […]

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Shure’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction Against ClearOne Appears To Be Stopped

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ClearOne has commented on the Order issued by the Honorable Richard G. Andrews of the U.S. District Court of Delaware adopting a Report and Recommendation denying Shure Incorporated’s (“Shure’s”) motion for a preliminary injunction (“PI Motion”) to stop the sale of ClearOne’s innovative Ceiling Tile Beamforming Mic Array (“BMA CT”) and Huddle-compatible Ceiling Tile Beamforming […]

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Shure Acquires Stem Audio

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Shure has acquired California-based Midas Technology, Inc., also known as Stem Audio, which specializes in table, ceiling and wall microphones as well as loudspeakers, control interfaces and hubs. According to the press release from Stem Audio, Shure will expand and its solution offering for organizations of all sizes with the acquisition. At the same time, […]

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Shure Held in Contempt Over August 2019 Mic Patent Order

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ClearOne and Shure continue to battle via the courts — with the latest ruling that Shure is held in contempt over its MXA910-A ceiling microphone. A judge in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois ruled that “Shure has violated the preliminary injunction order and is found in contempt because it designed […]

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In Most Recent Patent Battle, ClearOne and Shure Claim Partial Victories

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The ClearOne and Shure legal battle continues with a new decision filed Friday. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) issued a decision regarding Shure’s U.S. Patent No. 9,565,493 (the “’ 493 Patent”). However, this most recent legal battle confirms that both ClearOne and Shure claimed […]

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UPDATED: Shure Denied Emergency Motion for Restraining Order Over ClearOne BMA CTH

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Update: Shure sent rAVe the following response to this story: “Attempting to confuse the market, ClearOne continues to publicize every play by play of this litigation, like this recent decision, no matter how inconsequential. Of importance here is Shure’s track record of innovation and market leadership, and ClearOne’s efforts to unlawfully imitate Shure’s products.  Shure’s request […]

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Updated: ClearOne Wins Another Patent Judgment Against Shure

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This story has been updated with a statement from Shure. ClearOne has announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) issued a judgment last Friday affirming a January 2019 decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) confirming the patentability […]

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Updated: ClearOne Says Shure’s Redesigned MXA910 Still Infringes Patent

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Update: See below for Shure’s response to ClearOne’s statement. ClearOne, in a statement sent to rAVe Monday, said it’s confident that Shure’s redesigned MXA910, the MXA910W-A released in December 2019, still infringes ClearOne’s U.S. Patent No. 9,813,806 (the “Graham Patent”). ClearOne has added the MXA910W-A as an accused product to its currently pending lawsuit against […]

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Shure MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone Relaunched After ClearOne Injunction

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Shure is relaunching an all-new design for the MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone with Intellimix DSP, which the company will ship in December — and preorders are now open. You may recall that, in August of this year, the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois granted ClearOne an injunction against Shure for the […]

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AVIXA Foundation Is Inviting Students and Educators to Behind-the-Scenes Look at the New Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

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The AVIXA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, will host 140 students, educators, and community leaders from Southern California for an AV experience event at the newly renovated Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sept. 12. Attendees will tour the Coliseum to get an up-close look at the new AV technology […]

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Updated: Court Orders Shure to Stop Selling the MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone in ClearOne Preliminary Injunction Win

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ClearOne today got word that the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois granted ClearOne’s request for a preliminary injunction preventing Shure Incorporated from manufacturing, marketing, and selling the Shure MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone for use in its “drop-ceiling mounting configuration.” The Court determined that such sales are likely to infringe ClearOne’s U.S. Patent No. 9,813,806 (the “Graham Patent”). […]

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Updated: Shure Fights Back — Files Suit Against ClearOne Alleging False Statements

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Shure, Inc. today announced that it has filed a lawsuit against ClearOne in the U.S. Court for the District of Delaware. The lawsuit alleges ClearOne’s BMA CT product, launched in February of 2019, infringes Shure’s U.S. Patent No. 9,565,493 (“‘493 Patent”). The ‘493 patent, which protects the architecture of Shure’s ceiling array microphone offering powerful acoustic benefits with flexible mounting options and minimal aesthetic […]

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ClearOne Says It Isn’t Done Suing Shure; Shure Calls Allegations Meritless (Updated)

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ClearOne told us today that it has filed a lawsuit against Shure Incorporated for trade secret misappropriation and willful patent infringement of a third ClearOne patent — U.S. Patent No. 9,264,553 (“’553 Patent”) — in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. This patent covers each cancelation in beamforming mic arrays. You […]

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