Williams AV Debuts Three New Assistive Listening Products; Classrooms and Meeting Rooms Benefit

Williams AV debuted three new products that expand its existing hearing loop, intercom and infrared audio product lines: the Digi-Loop 104 small room hearing loop amplifier, the Digi-Wave ACM production intercom and the SoundPlus T3 infrared transmitter for assistive listening. The Digi-Loop 104 is an ultra-compact, budget-friendly perimeter loop amplifier for small rooms. This Class […]

Williams AV Debuts Three New Assistive Listening Products; Classrooms and Meeting Rooms Benefit

Audio Industry Icon, Jerry Williams, Dies; Leaves Legacy in Williams AV

Gerald Ivar “Jerry” Williams, a pioneer in the field of assistive listening technology, passed away Nov. 30, 2023, at the age of 96. A native Minnesotan, Jerry’s journey into the world of electronics began during World War II when he enlisted in the Navy and served as an electronic technician’s mate aboard the USS Artemis. […]

Audio Industry Icon, Jerry Williams, Dies; Leaves Legacy in Williams AV

Williams AV Signs Audiologic Ltd. For Distribution Partnership

Williams AV has signed on UK-based Audiologic Ltd. for a distribution partnership covering the UK and Ireland beginning Jan.1, 2024, and the company’s Digi-Loop hearing loop products will once again be available in the UK and North American markets beginning January 2024. The company says the change in distributors and reintroduction of Digi-Loop into key […]

Williams AV Signs Audiologic Ltd. For Distribution Partnership

Williams AV Debuts Digi-Wave AIM Transceiver for Bilingual Wireless Audio Applications

Williams AV just debuted the Digi-Wave AIM transceiver at InfoComm 2023 in Orlando, Florida. Digi-Wave AIM (AIM = Advanced Interpretation Module) was developed to support a variety of bilingual and multilingual scenarios. While the current Digi-Wave 400 transceivers include an interpretation mode, the new Digi-Wave AIM transceiver streamlines two-way interpretation and includes advanced functionality customers […]

Williams AV Debuts Digi-Wave AIM Transceiver for Bilingual Wireless Audio Applications

Williams AV Adds Julian Young as International Technical Sales Manager for Europe and Africa

Williams AV just added ProAV veteran Julian Young as its international technical sales manager for Europe and Africa, further increasing the representation of its assistive communication technology. This marks the second recent addition to Williams AV’s international sales organization, following the announcement of Norhisham (Nori) Iskhandar, International Technical Sales Manager for APAC and the Middle […]

Williams AV Adds Julian Young as International Technical Sales Manager for Europe and Africa

Williams AV Demos Assistive Communication Concept With Bluetooth Auracast at InfoComm 2023

Williams AV is demonstrating an assistive communication concept using Bluetooth Auracast here at InfoComm 2023 — it’s a concept that is not available for purchase yet but gives attendees a glimpse into the technology and its potential applications in the ProAV industry. The new Bluetooth-capable Auracast was announced by the Bluetooth SIG in June 2022. […]

Williams AV Demos Assistive Communication Concept With Bluetooth Auracast at InfoComm 2023

Williams AV Appoints Brian Bunkenburg to Senior Global Product Manager

Williams AV announced the appointment of Brian Bunkenburg to senior global product manager. Bunkenburg, who holds electrical engineering and computer science degrees, has over 30 years of product management and development experience. Before joining Williams AV, Bunkenburg was a global product manager at MTS Systems, where he crafted product strategies and managed the complete product […]

Williams AV Appoints Brian Bunkenburg to Senior Global Product Manager

Williams AV Announces Partnership with MIPRO in Distribution

Williams AV, the leader in assistive communications technology, announced that MIPRO Germany GmbH has joined their international distribution network. MIPRO Germany will represent Williams AV’s complete line of commercial AV products in the German market. Williams AV has seen increased demand for its products in Europe recently, with interpretation events and tours rebounding and key […]

Williams AV Announces Partnership with MIPRO in Distribution

Williams AV Reveals Product Lineup for ISE 2023

Williams AV announced its technology lineup for ISE 2023 in Barcelona and is again exhibiting with partner Ampetronic at the show and showcasing the following technology in stand 3B900. Since 2016 with the introduction of its WaveCAST system, Williams AV says it’s worked to enhance the capabilities of its ProAV Wi-Fi offerings and will showcase […]

Williams AV Reveals Product Lineup for ISE 2023

Williams AV Adds New Wi-Fi Audio Receiver for Assistive Listening

Williams AV announced the launch of its second-generation dedicated Wi-Fi audio receiver for assistive listening — the WAV Pro Wi-Fi Receiver. The WAV Pro Wi-Fi Receiver uses a new mobile device optimized to be a dedicated assistive listening device. Williams says the WAV Pro Wi-Fi Receiver’s 6.8″ HD+ Infinity display and long runtime make it […]

Williams AV Adds New Wi-Fi Audio Receiver for Assistive Listening

Williams AV Announces Convey Video for Language Translation, Open Captioning and More

Williams AV announced Convey Video — literally, real-time language translation, open captioning, and archiving system for the ProAV industry. Powered by Google’s artificial intelligence platform, Convey Video eliminates the barriers of language with real-time translation and has the ability to transcribe up to 27 languages and 70+ dialects with up to 94% accuracy. In addition […]

Williams AV Announces Convey Video for Language Translation, Open Captioning and More

Williams AV Ships WiFi-based IR+ Assisted Listening System

Williams AV just started shipping the industry’s first IR system that combines an infrared WaveCast audio over Wi-Fi system in one box. This scalable Infrared System uses a Distributed Emitter Array (DEA) design to accommodate up to 16 emitters with flexible coverage in up to 288,000 square feet (26,750 square meters). The IR Plus features […]

Williams AV Ships WiFi-based IR+ Assisted Listening System

Williams AV Announces Caption Assist for Real-time Open Captioning and Audio Archiving

Williams AV announced something called Caption Assist, an AI-based, real-time open captioning and audio archiving system. Powered by Google’s artificial intelligence platform, Caption Assist can transcribe up to 27 languages and 70+ dialects with up to 94% accuracy. Caption Assist employs a simple iOS and Android app for easy system setup and control. Billing is […]

Williams AV Announces Caption Assist for Real-time Open Captioning and Audio Archiving

Williams AV Names Brad Kautzer as New President and CEO

Williams AV announced the appointment of Brad Kautzer to the position of president and CEO. Kautzer is an executive with a passion for building teams, growing global businesses and driving high tech innovation. Kautzer’s skills and abilities developed during a series of executive-level roles as the senior leader of various global businesses at Honeywell. In […]

Williams AV Names Brad Kautzer as New President and CEO

Williams AV Partners with Ampetronic Ltd. For UK Assistive Listening Market

Williams AV announces a strategic partnership with Ampetronic Ltd. to become the exclusive distributor of its Assistive Listening and conferencing products in the U.K. marketplace. Effective May 1, 2020, resellers in the UK can source Williams AV products through local inventory and utilize the expertise of Ampetronic sales, design and service teams. In addition, Williams AV […]

Williams AV Partners with Ampetronic Ltd. For UK Assistive Listening Market

Williams AV Launches Digi-Wave 400 Digital Intercom and Tour Guide System

Williams AV just launched the next generation Digi-Wave Series of digital intercom and tour guide communication systems, the Digi-Wave 400 with the new OLED display. The Digi-Wave 400 Series expands on the success of the previous generation 300 Series by adding a new intuitive user-interface, upgraded charging dock with an easy in-and-out feature, and a […]

Williams AV Launches Digi-Wave 400 Digital Intercom and Tour Guide System

Williams AV Adds Annotation Pro, Annotation Pro Plus

Williams AV is adding Annotation Pro and Annotation Pro Plus (non-HDCP or HDCP-compliant, respectively) to its line of professional annotation systems. Annotation Pro brings true 4K video to system designers who wish to add annotation to their professional 4K video designs. With the enhanced broadcast graphics capabilities of the NVIDA processor, the Annotation Pro provides […]

Williams AV Adds Annotation Pro, Annotation Pro Plus

New Annotation Pro Debuts from Williams AV

Williams AV just introduced the Annotation Pro (AN-C5), its next generation of annotation systems aimed at both ProAV and broadcast applications. Annotation PRO adds 4K for system designers as well as a new NVIDA processor with 256 NVIDIA CUDA cores. This processor can deliver processing with less than two frames of latency. The embedded software […]

New Annotation Pro Debuts from Williams AV

The Williams AV BluePOD Solo Dante System Ships

The BluePOD Solo Dante is designed to simplify making conference calls in your meeting rooms with your computer, laptop and mobile phone just by tapping the Bluetooth connect button on your device. And, the volume, muting and connecting is all done on the standard volume control on your device. BluePOD gets its name from the […]

The Williams AV BluePOD Solo Dante System Ships

Williams AV Debuts Presenter HUB and Audio Presenter HUB Wireless Presentation Systems

The Presenter HUB is a wireless video hub designed for connecting laptops, tablets and mobile phones to displays using Airplay, Google Chromecast and Miracast. The Presenter HUB has a 4K HDMI output and five USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI input, two Comm ports and one Ethernet network port for networked sources. The Presenter HUB performs […]

Williams AV Debuts Presenter HUB and Audio Presenter HUB Wireless Presentation Systems

Williams AV Debuts BluePOD Bluetooth Audio Conferencing Systems

The BluePOD system from Williams AV is a Bluetooth-based conferencing system for making conference calls using a computer, laptop or mobile phone. No special software is needed — a user just tap the Bluetooth connect button on his/her device. Adjusting the volume, muting and connecting is all done on the standard volume control on the […]

Williams AV Debuts BluePOD Bluetooth Audio Conferencing Systems

Three AV Companies to Watch in 2019

I have tried to avoid writing one of these blogs. I resisted the temptation to wrap up my top moments of 2018. I stayed clear of making tech predictions for 2019. I even managed not to comment on others’ top moment lists and predictions. All in all, I was doing pretty well… until yesterday. Yesterday I […]

Three AV Companies to Watch in 2019

Williams AV Debuts BLUE POD and BLUE POD AIR

  The BLUE POD and BLUE POD AIR from Williams AV aim to simplify conference calls in your meeting rooms using your mobile device. Make a call by touching the Bluetooth connect button on your phone; no special software is needed. Use the iOS and Android apps for complete system setup control. Select the speakers […]

Williams AV Debuts BLUE POD and BLUE POD AIR

Williams AV to Debut New Pointmaker Presenter and Pointmaker Audio Presenter

Williams AV just introduced the all-new Pointmaker Presenter and Pointmaker Audio Presenter presentation systems. Pointmaker Presenter includes wireless video tools designed to for creation via mobile device in a meeting space. Pointmaker Audio Presenter adds audio to the mix, delivering industry first, truly wireless, audio and video connectivity from your computer, tablet or phone. Pointmaker […]

Williams AV to Debut New Pointmaker Presenter and Pointmaker Audio Presenter