BenQ’s Latest Are Aimed at Home Theaters and Boardrooms with Built-in BYOD Wireless

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BenQ America just introduced its new MH680 and MH740 projectors, both of which are 1920×1080, 1-chip DLP projectors claiming a lamp life of 6,500 hours. Designed using the company’s “Colorific” picture system, the MH680 is spec’d at 10,000:1 contrast ratio and 3,000 lumen brightness, while the MH740 features a spec of 11,000:1 contrast ratio and […]

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Sharp Introduces the wePresent WiPG-1500 Interactive Presentation Gateway

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Sharp’s new wePresent WiPG-1500 is a wireless interactive presentation gateway for wirelessly connecting content and devices (BYOD) to the Sharp AQUOS BOARD interactive display system. With the WiPG-1500, users can wirelessly display documents, presentations, photos and videos from a PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet directly onto the Sharp AQUOS BOARD interactive display system, without using […]

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HARMAN’s AKG Launches WMS420 Wireless Microphone System

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HARMAN’s AKG today launched the WMS420 wireless system, a single-channel wireless system designed for smaller venues such as schools, town halls and houses of worship. There are four targeted product packages: Vocal Set with AKG D5 handheld microphone, Head-worn Set with AKG C555L, Lavalier Set with AKG C417 and Instrument Set with AKG MKG L […]

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CAD Audio Debuts New 1600 Series UHF Wireless Mics

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CAD Audio launched this week the new StagePass 1600 Series UHF wireless system. The new StagePass provides 100-channel frequency UHF operation and is integrated with CAD’s own ScanLink technology (for auto scan, select and link to the optimum channel in any RF environment). Other features include something they are calling True Diversity that apparently cuts […]

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Peerless-AV Launches PeerSound Rack Mount Wireless Audio Transmission System with Remote Antenna

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Peerless-AV’s new PeerSound Wireless Audio System (ADS100-B) is a rack-mountable wireless audio transmission system with a remote antenna that can send up to eight channels of audio wirelessly to receivers/speakers up to 140+ feet away. In addition, PeerSound’s remote antenna capability allows installers to move the antenna up to 10 feet away from structures that […]

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Bose Intros Wireless SoundTouch Music System

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Bose is taking on Sonos head-on with its new SoundTouch system, which is available in three different sizes: the SoundTouch 30 for big rooms, the SoundTouch 20 for medium-sized rooms and the SoundTouch Portable for small rooms or portable applications. Bose tells rAVe that its SoundTouch system is a custom-wireless audio system that automatically links […]

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Kramer Introduces the KW-11 Wireless High Definition Transmitter/Receiver Set

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Kramer’s KW-11 is a transmitter/receiver set that sends the HDMI signal wirelessly, up to 40 feet (12 meters) using WHDI technology and is capable of sending uncompressed video resolutions up to 1080p @60Hz. The transmission of the wireless HDMI signal is compatible with any copy-protected HDCP content. EDID and CEC information is supported as well. […]

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rAVe SCOOP: At CEDIA, Core Brands to Integrate DTS’ Play-Fi Technology in Speaker Brands Speakercraft, Niles & Proficient

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At this week’s CEDIA, Core Brands will launch modular whole-home systems based on Play-Fi technology, creating what the company is calling a next-generation audio streaming experience for new and currently installed architectural and wired speakers. New products from Core Brands will specifically serve the custom installer market with high-value offerings that enable wireless music streaming […]

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KEF to Debut Wireless Speaker System at CEDIA

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KEF will launch at CEDIA the X300A Wireless Digital Hi-Fi Speaker System, which is basically a wireless version of the company’s X300A desktop speakers. This speaker system is capable of streaming via Airplay or DLNA from Apple or Android devices and includes four dedicated amplifiers (two per speaker), two discrete DACs and a high resolution […]

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Barco Adds Android App and Microsoft Office Support for ClickShare

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Barco has extended BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) support for its ClickShare product with the release of a new Android app. The app extends ClickShare support for mobile devices beyond Apple’s iOS – the iOS app debuted in the Spring. With ClickShare, Barco’s wireless meeting room collaboration system, users can present their content on the […]

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RTI Now Shipping T2x Wireless Controller

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Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) announced today that it’s now shipping the fifth generation of its popular T2 wireless control interface: the T2x. The T2x features a flush-mount, edge-to-edge 2.8-inch color TFT LCD touchscreen interface that is customizable via RTI’s Integration Designer software, while providing users with improved gesture support for actions such as swiping through […]

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InfoComm: AirPlay, AirMedia or Something Else? Parsing Wireless Presentation Systems

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By Brad Grimes InfoComm International Earlier this summer, Google came out with a gadget called Chromecast, which plugs into the HDMI port of a flat-panel HDTV and allows users to control the TV wirelessly from a mobile device and send video content to the screen. The mainstream media rejoiced. It was another technological step toward […]

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BenQ Ships SX914 6000 Lumen Install Projector

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BenQ America is shipping a new large-venue install projector dubbed the SX914 — an XGA (1024×768) resolution DLP projector specified to output 6,000 ANSI lumens with a contrast ratio of 6500:1.The projector offers 1.6x zoom capabilities, an embedded test pattern, dual HDMI inputs, a VGA port and an Ethernet port for control and content. With […]

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Crestron Adds New IOEX Control Modules for IR, Series, Relay Devices

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Crestron has announced the release of two new infiNET EX IOEX Wireless Control Modules. Designed for retrofit applications, the IOEX modules offer a way to add wireless control of serial, IR and relay devices in homes and commercial buildings. The INET-IOEX-IRCOM enables long distance wireless communication between 3-Series control systems and devices such as TVs, […]

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Epson Introduces Brighter EX-Series Projectors

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Epson today introduced its new EX-Series — four LCD projectors: the EX7220 (WXGA), EX6220 (WXGA), EX5220 (XGA) and EX3220 (SVGA) — all spec’d at 3,000 ANSI lumens and with HDMI inputs. The EX6220 and the EX3220 also have wireless projection capabilities. All the projectors include keystone correction, remote lens control and a 1.2x zoom lens. […]

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Crestron Adds to Commercial Wireless Lighting Control Product Line

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Crestron has announced several additions to its line of infiNET EX wireless lighting control products. The Green Light Power Pack (GLPP-EX) is an intelligent room controller available with infiNET EX wireless technology to provide quick, reliable wireless communication with a central control system. It’s designed to communicate with photocells, occupancy sensors and control stations. Part […]

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CEDIA Releases Wireless Speaker White Paper

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According to CEDIA, ninety-six percent of home technology professionals offer distributed audio as a service of their company. Wireless audio has consistently represented a smaller piece of the audio installation market, but CEDIA is offering resources to help home technology professionals learn about the opportunities wireless audio presents. “At one time, wireless audio solutions were […]

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Dukane Offering Avocent Wireless Extender

Dukane Corporation announced the company now offers the Avocent LongView Wireless Extender as a wireless solution to Dukane’s ImagePro data video projectors as well as the complete line of LCD and plasma displays. Audio, video and PC content are transmitted wirelessly from the source computer to the output device using the Avocent patented proprietary compression engine […]

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