Legrand Buys Milestone AV

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Legrand (parent company for Middle Atlantic, Luxul, ON-Q and Vantage) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Milestone AV Technologies, the parent company of AV brands including Da-Lite, Vaddio, Sanus, Projecta and Chief, which makes projector mounts, projection screens, PTZ cameras, equipment racks and AV furniture for both the HomeAV and […]

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Almo Professional A/V Expands Distribution

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Almo Professional A/V today announced it has expanded its distribution partnership with Milestone AV Technologies to include the Vaddio brand of PTZ cameras, professional AV solutions, and full suite of communication and collaboration products for the audio visual, videoconference and broadcast markets, effective immediately. Almo Pro A/V offers a large range of Vaddio products, including […]

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NYDSW: Milestone shows off Chief’s, Da-Lite’s and Vaddio’s solutions at the NEC New York Partner Showcase

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Milestone brought Chief, Da-Lite, and Vaddio to present some of it’s products and collaborations with NEC Displays to the New York Partner Showcase at the 2016 NY Digital Signage Week.   Chief demonstrated and the Fusion Series   Chief talked about the LPAUB cart and its configurations.   Milestone explained their free AV consulting service to […]

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What’s To See At InfoComm 2016? Part 2: Some of the (Many) Exhibitors at the Show

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Yes, over 1000 exhibitors for the first time at any InfoComm show. Where to begin? Here are some suggestions: Oblong (N2337) will unveil new capabilities of Mezzanine, the immersive visual collaboration solution for globally connected enterprises that is changing the way teams work at companies including IBM, Accenture, Fujitsu and Dentsu Aegis Network. Dubbed Mezz-In, this […]

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Milestone Buys Vaddio

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Milestone AV Technologies today announced that it has acquired Vaddio. Vaddio, based in Minnetonka, Minn., was purchased by Milestone for an undisclosed amount, and will now join the Milestone family of brands including Chief, Da-lite, SANUS and Projecta.  Milestone is majority owned by the Pritzker Group, alongside management and The Duchossois Group. “Adding Vaddio to […]

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Vaddio’s AV Bridge MATRIX PRO Ships

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Vaddio is shipping its new AV Bridge MATRIX PRO that adds audio and video mixing functionality directly to your PC for any UC application (Skype, WebEx, etc.). It’s an AV encoder with simultaneous IP and USB 2.0 streaming, a four input seamless HD video switcher, three built-in Quick-Connect interfaces for Vaddio cameras, an 8×4 audio […]

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Vaddio Announces a New and Enhanced ZoomSHOT 20 POV Camera

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Vaddio has announced its latest point-of-view camera, the ZoomSHOT 20. Based on Vaddio’s ClearVIEW HD-20SE PTZ camera technology, the ZoomSHOT 20 is fully equipped with an advanced image signal processor, 20x optical zoom and native 1080p/60 high definition video. Manual pan and tilt positioning allow for simple, precise control. The latest 1/2.8-Type Exmor CMOS high […]

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Vaddio Expands RoboSHOT Camera Lineup with New RoboSHOT 12 HDMI and RoboSHOT 30 HDMI

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Vaddio has added two new cameras to the RoboSHOT series, the RoboSHOT 12 HDMI and RoboSHOT 30 HDMI. Both feature HDMI out, Ethernet for IP control, a better image signal processor (ISP) and Vaddio’s Tri-Synchronous Motion. The RoboSHOT HDMI series is designed for simplicity in applications that only need HDMI video. Control functionality is accomplished […]

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Enterprise Connect: The Booth Videos – Day Two

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Day two of the Enterprise Connect show provided more excellent experiences with companies specializing in providing unified communications and collaboration solutions. Here are the booth videos from the second day. AGT AGT has improved the way organizations communicate and collaborate for over 20 years. Our passion for technical innovation, visual communication and customer service – […]

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Vaddio Claims Enterprise Class USB 3.0 Camera with Simultaneous USB and IP Streaming

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Vaddio has just announced the RoboSHOT 12 USB camera — an HD conferencing camera with simultaneous USB 3.0 and IP (H.264) streaming integrated with an HDMI video output.  The RoboSHOT 12 USB video stream is uncompressed up to 1080p. An interesting innovation to the RoboSHOT 12 USB is its focus on IT management across the […]

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BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) to the Conference Room: Is Vaddio the Game Changer?

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BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) has become quite common in the IT world of large organizations. However, BYOD has not been adequately applied to video conference rooms. Vaddio is out to the change the face of video conferencing for the better by creating “adaptable” systems. Vaddio introduced its GroupSTATION and HuddleSTATION at Infocomm 2013. While […]

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Vaddio Ships GroupSTATION

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Vaddio says that GroupSTATION makes it easy to create BYOD-ready meeting rooms by providing a single solution that connects to the user’s device. The Vaddio solution includes the necessary peripherals to create a high-quality multi-use room and group collaboration experience: an HD PTZ camera, loudspeakers, microphones and a control dock. Users simply connect personal devices […]

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InfoComm 2013 Awards: Best Videoconferencing Accessory (tie): Vaddio HuddleStation and GroupStation, Sound Control Technologies RemoteCam3

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        To see a list of all the awards we are giving as part of our 2013 rAVe Best of InfoComm awards, click here. To see all our of InfoComm 2013 coverage, click here. Best Videoconferencing Accessory (tie): Vaddio HuddleStation and GroupStation; Sound Control Technologies RemoteCam3 Vaddio HuddleStation and GroupStation: Vaddio’s HuddleSTATION […]

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Vaddio EasyUSB Now Certified for Cisco WebEx

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Vaddio EasyUSB video solutions have tested compatible with Cisco WebEx Meeting Center. In addition to sharing a desktop, documents or web browser with Vaddio video solutions, WebEx users can now share high definition video up to 720p and have remote pan, tilt and zoom control. “We are committed to assuring that all of Vaddio’s professional […]

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Vaddio Debuts IP Audio and Video Streaming Support for AV Bridge

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Vaddio’s AV Bridge is a room-based, HD media streaming box for USB and IP streaming of content originating from traditional audio and video equipment. The AV Bridge is designed for ProAV applications, offering a flexible audio and video interface all controllable from an embedded web server or front panel menu. A/V Bridge accepts video input […]

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Vaddio Introduces Complete UC Meeting Room Solutions for Laptops and Tablets: the GroupSTATION and HuddleSTATION

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Vaddio has introduced two new unified communications room solutions designed for mobile laptop or tablet users to enable its computer applications for group collaboration and presentation meetings. By just connecting a laptop or tablet directly into the GroupSTATION or HuddleSTATION dock users can add HD video, wideband audio microphones and a loudspeaker system to their […]

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Vaddio Intros Controller That Can Transform Any Vaddio High Definition PTZ Camera into a USB or IP Camera

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Vaddio’s new Quick-Connect technology that allows any Vaddio camera that supports a Quick-Connect Short-Range (SR) to output USB or Ethernet. Based on Vaddio’s Quick-Connect technology, that allows cameras to be extended up to 150 feet over Cat. 5 cabling, now USB cameras can be deployed in system designs where distance was an issue. Vaddio’s Quick-Connect […]

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Vaddio Adds IP Video Streaming Support for ClearVIEW HD-USB Cameras

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In addition to the current USB streaming, Vaddio’s version 2.0 camera software update allows for IP HD video streaming and remote PTZ camera control through the Ethernet network interface. Streaming Protocols supported are Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) and HTTP Live Streaming (HLS). Encoding for video will be H.264 (Main Profile) and the audio encoding […]

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Rants and rAVes – Episode 122: 3 New Product All Integrators Will Want to Know About

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Today I tell you about three new products one from Extron, one from Vaddio and a third is a4K Media Player from a company called Red. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Vaddio Enables the Conversion of Any Mic into a USB Mic

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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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Vaddio Offers Ability to Convert Any Mic Into a USB Mic

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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 cancelation and automatic microphone mixing. The PRO MIC I/O comes equipped with four […]

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Vaddio Combines Echo Cancellation and Automatic Mixing Into TRIO Microphones with SmartMIC Technology

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Vaddio announces its revolutionary TRIO audio line with SmartMIC technology. TRIO SmartMIC technology is the industry’s first microphone system to incorporate Digital Signal Processing and echo cancellation directly into the microphone itself. The internal DSP features microphone gating, equalization, AGC and noise cancellation. With SmartMIC technology, internal DSP and echo cancellation can now be integrated […]

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Vaddio Combines Echo Cancellation and Automatic Mixing Into TRIO Microphones with SmartMIC Technology

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Vaddio’s new TRIO audio line includes what it’s calling SmartMIC technology — a microphone system integrated with Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and echo cancelation directly into the microphone itself — what appears to be an industry first. The internal DSP features microphone gating, equalization, AGC and noise cancelation. Each TRIO SmartMIC is equipped with three electric condenser microphones positioned to form a 360-degree […]

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