3 Often Overlooked AV Design Considerations

In a world of highly repeatable, commoditized solutions, the art of good design can definitely get lost. In the current market, we see a lot of products being kitted together and marketed based on the size of the room.  A small room kit, a medium room kit, a large room kit, etc. In other cases, […]

3 Often Overlooked AV Design Considerations

TV Personality and Music Journalist Allison Hagendorf’s Outdoor Patio Gets ‘The Right Sound’ With Leon Terra Speakers

[Ann Arbor, MI] – June 20, 2022 – Music is everything to television personality and music journalist Allison Hagendorf, and it’s easy to see why. Hagendorf’s love of music and renowned ear for rock has led to a career of dream music industry jobs. From VJing on MTV to scouting talent for Sony and Columbia […]

TV Personality and Music Journalist Allison Hagendorf’s Outdoor Patio Gets ‘The Right Sound’ With Leon Terra Speakers

Listen Up: Aperion Audio Verus II Grand Speakers

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the number of home speakers on the market these days. I know I was. Upon deciding that I was going to buy new speakers, I knew I needed to narrow down potential choices. To do this, I visited the homes of several friends–friends who keep tabs on latest tech–to […]

Listen Up: Aperion Audio Verus II Grand Speakers

Community’s R SERIES Expands with Three New Models at ISE 2016

Community’s R SERIES loudspeakers are designed for extreme weather conditions. Now, two new full-range R-MAX models and a high-output R-MAX bass horn offer higher output levels than previous versions. These new loudspeakers offer consistent coverage patterns, smooth frequency response, and very high output levels making them ideally suited for sporting venues, race tracks, outdoor theaters, […]

Community’s R SERIES Expands with Three New Models at ISE 2016

Zealth Audio: Employing Homeless Veterans

If you’re like me, little things sometimes frustrate you. Maybe the kids left the cap off the soda again and it went flat. Or your spouse put a small scratch in the bumper of your car. Possibly the cat left you a present in a remote corner of a spare bedroom… Then you learn about someone like […]

Zealth Audio: Employing Homeless Veterans

Terra Speakers Updates AC Series

Terra, a manufacturer of all-climate loudspeakers, has updated the look and durability of its AC series enclosure models. The new AC grilles are made from aluminum in place of the molded resin types previously used. The grilles incorporate carefully sized micro-perforations in order to balance attractiveness and speaker protection while having a minimal impact on […]

Terra Speakers Updates AC Series

Innovative or InfoCommon?

OK, so I took my first spin around the InfoComm floor just to get a feel for what is out there this year. To be fair, I didn’t do a deep dive with anyone yet, so I am going to reserve my judgments and just offer some praise at this time. I found my self […]

Innovative or InfoCommon?

Extron Introduces Speaker Innovation for Suspended Ceilings

Extron’s new SpeedMount Ceiling Speaker System is a patented low-profile, plenum-rated, two-piece ceiling tile speaker system for division-of-labor installations. The CS 1226T SpeedMount speaker system features the newest speaker design from Extron, which greatly simplifies ceiling speaker installation and delivers significant time and cost savings. The two-piece system consists of the CS 120P plenum rated […]

Extron Introduces Speaker Innovation for Suspended Ceilings

2010 rAVe Best of InfoComm Awards: Best New Rental/Staging Product

Electro-Voice Tour X Speakers. EV has always been the leader in live sound and the new Tour X tops the top for staging applications.

2010 rAVe Best of InfoComm Awards: Best New Rental/Staging Product

Audio One Launches Custom In-Wall and In-Ceiling Speaker Line

Almost every audio company has added an in-wall and in-ceiling line of speakers and now it’s David Frangioni’s turn. A professional musician and founder of Audio One, Frangioni launched his own personal line of in-wall and in-ceiling speakers last week, specifically designed for the distributed audio market. With broad off-axis dispersion (-6 dB at 45 […]

Audio One Launches Custom In-Wall and In-Ceiling Speaker Line

WAT’s Thin, Thin Speakers Get Fat Funding

Warwick Audio Technologies just received £1.5 million (British Pounds) to develop its “Bend-it-Like Beckham” speaker technology.  WAT developed “flat flexible laminate” (FFL) speakers and launches its first commercial product this year. Between 0.25 to 1mm thick, the FFL speaker is lightweight and flexible enough to fit into most contoured spaces (such as car interiors or […]

WAT’s Thin, Thin Speakers Get Fat Funding

BG Radia Finally Debuts In-Wall Surround Speakers

BG Radia announced last week the debut of two new planar ribbon surround speakers for in-wall or in-ceiling applications. The SS-202 and the SS-303 are priced at $1000 and $2000 respectively and will ship next month. The SS-202 and the SS-303 are bipolar speakers designed to be used in-wall or in-ceiling and BG claims that […]

BG Radia Finally Debuts In-Wall Surround Speakers

Sanyo Launches Two New Short-Throw Lens Mounts with Built-in Speakers

Targeted to the educational market, the MT-EDU 101 and MT-EDU 102 eliminate the need to use the projector’s internal speakers  (does anyone actually build systems to use the internal speakers?) or a separate audio system by incorporating a 50-watt two-channel amplifier and two powerful 25-watt rated two-way speakers into the chassis of the wall mount. […]

Sanyo Launches Two New Short-Throw Lens Mounts with Built-in Speakers

Polk Debuts In-Ceiling Speakers

Dubbed the Vanishing Series, Polk showed a line of oval and round in-ceiling speakers that they say are as good as their stand-alone speakers.  One of the last holdouts for in-ceiling speakers (they have in-wall speakers already), Polk says the speakers will ship by the end of Q2 2010 and will be priced between $230 […]

Polk Debuts In-Ceiling Speakers