Magewell’s USB Fusion device sports new features and educational resources

January 31, 2023

Magewell has just released a NEW firmware version and updated companion tablet app that add powerful new features to the award-winning USB Fusion multi-input video capture and mixing device. Read on for a recap of its USB Fusion’s key benefits, details of new enhancements, and some valuable new learning resources. The versatile USB Fusion hardware and accompanying app let users easily combine camera, wired screenshare, […]

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USB Headaches

June 29, 2021

Written By: Kate Couch and Tony Sprando  In 2019, Fox News reported the following: “Ajay Bhatt, who led the intel team that created the Universal Serial Bus [USB], told NPR the design of USB ports used to plug in devices such as keyboards, mice, printers and thumb drives is a bit annoying. Frustrated users have […]

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Neutrik Debuts mediaCON Family of USB Connections

April 1, 2019

Neutrik USA has announced the mediaCON product family for interconnecting devices such as hard drives, cameras, video monitors, media capture equipment, audio interfaces and computer hardware with a lockable USB Type-C cable. Specified to handle all components designed for data rates up to 10 GB/s (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 100 watts power and 10,000 mating […]

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Universal Serial Bus (USB) Deep Dive Technology Exploration for AV Design and Integration

March 15, 2019

Presented by Joe Cornwall of Legrand AV at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience The common USB connector has undergone a radical change in just the last year. The introduction of new Power Delivery standards promises to change everything you think you knew about USB. The new Type C connector will change the way […]

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Christie Launches Multi-Touch 86-inch 4K UHD LCD Display

September 19, 2018

Christie has announced the official launch of the Christie UHD861-LT, an 86-inch UHD LCD panel with an integrated touch screen. The panel is part of Christie’s Access Series family of displays, which are available in 55-, 65-, 75- and 86-inch sizes. The new display is Crestron Connected and features integrated touch. It’s designed for 16/7 […]

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Techlogix Networx Intros Backwards Compatible USB Over Fiber Extender

February 19, 2018

TechLogix Networx is expanding its USB over fiber optic line card with the introduction of the TL-FO-USB3-02, the first extender set to be backwards and forwards compatible with USB 3.1, USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 signals. The TL-FO-USB3-02 extends USB 3.1, 2.0 and 1.1 devices simultaneously up to 200 meters (650 feet) over duplex multimode fiber. Swappable SFP fiber […]

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April 14, 2017

There’s nothing more aggravating than having a full battery in the morning only to find it completely drained when you really need it. I don’t have time to play the guessing game of how much power my USB is drawing. The DROK USB 2.0 is a power savior. The model allows you to test USB […]

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Magewell Launches New USB Video Capture Devices

January 16, 2017

Magewell just launched its new USB Capture Plus series, which it will showcase in booth 8-F235 at ISE 2017, taking place 7-10 February in Amsterdam. Magewell’s USB Capture Plus devices enable all types of computers including laptops to capture professional video and audio signals through a standard USB 3.0 interface. Featuring a driver-free design and […]

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Extron Ships FOX USB Extender Plus

December 17, 2014

Extron’s FOX USB Extender Plus extends signals from USB peripheral devices extreme distances over fiber optic cabling. The extender supports USB 3.0, 2.0, 1.1 and 1.0 devices with data rates up to 480 Mbps. Used in conjunction with an Extron FOX Series DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI, or VGA extender, the FOX USB Extender Plus is capable […]

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InfoComm Leads USB in AV Applications Webinar

August 20, 2014

If it says “interactive” you can bet that USB is being leveraged. From interactive white boards and displays, to teleconference systems and collaborative meeting spaces, they all feature USB connectivity as a core technology. In this second of a four-part webinar series from InfoComm, learn to specify, integrate and troubleshoot USB technology:  Discover the limitations […]

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Extron Intros New USB Extender That Supports Everything

July 28, 2014

Extron’s new USB Extender Plus extends signals from USB peripheral devices located up to 330 feet (100 meters) away from the host computer using a single CATx cable. The extender supports USB 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, and 1.0 devices with data rates up to 480 Mbps. Direct connection of USB peripherals to a remote host eliminates […]

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Dukane Intros Power Strip with Two USB Ports

December 2, 2013

In the not-exactly revolutionary but still useful product category, Dukane has introduced a new power strip (part number 597-609), aimed at simple educational installs, that comes with six outlets and two USB charging ports. The power cord is 6 feet long and the surge protection is 900 Jules. Lighted on/off switch with reset function is […]

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Vaddio Enables the Conversion of Any Mic into a USB Mic

May 22, 2013

Vaddio this week launched what it’s calling the EasyUSB PRO MIC I/O Interface, designed to integrate any professional microphone with Vaddio’s EasyUSB audio solutions. The PRO MIC I/O Interface incorporates Vaddio’s unique SmartMIC technology into the device, providing distributed multi-channel acoustical echo cancellation and automatic microphone mixing. The PRO MIC I/O comes equipped with four […]

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Extron Debuts Cat5e-Based USB Extender

February 10, 2010

Yesterday, Extron showed a Cat5e-based USB Extender, a two-piece transmitter and receiver set for extending USB up to 450 feet (135 meters) on a single, standard CAT 5/5e/6 or CAT 7 cable. The USB Extender is compatible with USB 1.0, 1.1, or 2.0 and includes a four-port hub supporting simultaneous connection of up to four […]

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