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Utelogy releases Analytic Tiles

January 15, 2021 Utelogy Corporation, a visionary provider of control, monitoring and analytics software for workspace management, is pleased to announce the release of Analytic Tiles, a new deep insights tool for users of its leading U-Manage Dashboard Platform. Available on all existing and future dashboards, Analytic Tiles improve the management of companies’ AV and UC estates by providing deep-level insights into device usage, space utilization, system performance, asset management, alert data, and much more. Fully configurable visual tiles provide actionable data analysis allowing campuses and enterprises to have full visibility into current and future performance and utilization trends and take ...

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Barix Speeds and Simplifies IP Speaker Installations with New Remote Configuration Toolset

Intuitive deployment dashboard for IP Former analog-to-IP speaker conversion solution enables rapid setup of multiple devices ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, January 13, 2021 — IP audio innovator Barix has added a powerful new remote configuration toolset in its award-winning IP Former analog-to-IP speaker upgrade solution that makes multi-unit installation faster and easier. Built into each IP Former device and accessible through a web browser, the new toolset enables efficient, centralized configuration of all IP Former units on the same network. The IP Former hardware transforms analog loudspeakers into feature-rich, networked IP speakers. The cost-efficientdevice provides an IP network interface, audio stream decoder, ...

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Visix Ships New Four-Output Digital Signage Media Player

ATLANTA, GA – January 12, 2021 – Visix, Inc. is now shipping a new digital signage media player that allows for two-, three- or four-output playback. The new modeal standardizes the company’s multi-output player lineup on Nvidia Pascal GPUs, providing a consistent hardware selection and experience for clients. “This new player rounds out and standardizes our hardware offering,” says Joe Murray, systems engineer for Visix. “With this, we’re making it easier for our clients to implement, update and expand their digital signage systems. Most importantly, the player was built for enterprise-class applications and provides stellar playback of dynamic content.” The ...

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A2v consulting Transforms Auditorium Acoustics at Broadcom’s Irvine Campus

San Antonio, Texas (Jan. 7, 2021) — Broadcom, a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions, recently relocated to a nearly 1.1-million–square-foot facility in Irvine, California. The Broadcom campus sits on a 73-acre site that will, in the future, provide entry to the Orange County Great Park. The impressive facility features two five-story laboratory office buildings, a fitness center and an all-hands gathering area for 2,000 employees. Broadcom selected EOS IT Solutions to integrate new technology, including acoustical treatments, speakers and video components. “EOS IT Solutions has a great relationship with Broadcom — They ...

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SoundTube’s BGM Speaker Line Get Cosmetic Updates

Magnetic grilles will be available on CM-BGM models globally by Q1 Lenexa, Kan. – Jan. 5, 2021 – MSE Audio announces cosmetic upgrades to its SoundTube BGM (background music) in-ceiling loudspeakers with upgraded flangeless magnetic grilles. SoundTube’s CM-BGM background music in-ceiling loudspeakers are designed specifically for low and suspended ceilings. The CM-BGM speakers dramatically reduce installation time with SpeedWing™ constant-tension mounting systems. The CM series incorporates low profile styling and seamless coverage in a one-piece integrated unit. Applying BroadBeam Ring technology, the CM-BGM models greatly expand the coverage area providing full frequency dispersion. Four models are available including 5.25” regular ...

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IMS Technology Services Strengthens Managed Services Layer with SyncPro CloudOS Platform

IMS adopts SyncPro’s CloudOS platform, gaining broader insight into the health and performance of its AV installations Tel-Aviv, Israel – January 6, 2021 – SyncPro announces that IMS Technology Services (IMS) has joined its growing AV community of CloudOS-connected integrators. Leveraging SyncPro’s managed services platform, IMS can now remotely monitor and troubleshoot its commercial AV installations, strengthening its value proposition for end users. Based near Philadelphia, IMS often monitors the health and performance of its AV projects post-installation. In addition to standard troubleshooting and diagnostics, IMS monitors how often and when equipment is used to determine when systems should be replaced, ...

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Visionary Partners with SFM for Canadian Distribution

Santa Barbara, Calif. (Jan. 6, 2021) — Visionary, a manufacturer of reliable, cost-effective AV over IP technologies, has announced a distribution partnership with Canadian-based firm SFM. As part of the partnership, SFM will help expand the availability of Visionary’s award-winning AV over IP solutions throughout Canada. “We’re proud to partner with SFM to strengthen Visionary’s presence for our customers in Canada,” said Scott Freshman, chief operations officer for Visionary. “SFM has an outstanding reputation for providing excellent customer service and product distribution over the last 40 years. I expect our joint industry expertise, customer service and product support will help ...

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Carousel Digital Signage Strengthens Corporate Communications for TriOak Foods

Carousel Cloud software and Express Players help Midwest company clearly communicate industry and company news across five locations and an internal company website MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, January 5, 2021 – Carousel Digital Signage has introduced a Midwest food and grain production company to the benefits of digital signage as a reliable and efficient corporate communications platform, helping TriOak Foods create a consistent and compelling communications program that has captivated employees company-wide. The Iowa-based pork producer, feed manufacturer and grain marketer deployed its Carousel Cloud network in Q3 2020, presenting English and Spanish-language company messages across farms and business locations in five ...

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Visionary’s PacketAV Matrix Series Takes Networked AV to New Heights in the J Hotel, Shanghai Tower

Santa Barbara, Calif. (Jan. 4, 2021) — Situated within the central business district of Lujiazui, the Shanghai Tower is the largest building in China and the second-tallest building in the world. Measuring 2,073 feet (632 meters) tall with 128 floors, the Shanghai Tower features a unique outer layer that twists as it rises above downtown Shanghai. Within the Shanghai Tower lies the newly opened J Hotel, an ultra-luxury accommodation with 240 guest rooms spanning many of the skyscraper’s highest floors. The J Hotel is the centerpiece of the stunning Shanghai Tower. No detail was overlooked in the design of the ...

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Visix Wins DIGI Award for Best Digital Signage Product Innovation

ATLANTA, GA – December 21, 2020 – Visix, Inc. has been awarded a 2021 DIGI Award for their Voice Recognizer Widget for AxisTV Signage Suite in the category of Best Digital Signage Product: Innovation. The DIGI Awards recognize the best digital signage applications and the most innovative new products for the digital signage market. “Continual innovation is one of our core values,” says Debbie DeWitt, marketing communications manager for Visix. “We started working with voice user interface for custom projects in 2019. With the arrival of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to provide safe interactive experiences for all of ...

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MediaStar’s Media Manager Added to Utelogy’s Standards-Based Utelligence Program

December 18, 2020 Utelogy Corporation announced that it has added Media Manager, the fully integrated content management system developed by MediaStar Systems, to its Utelligence Program. The Utelligence Program is Utelogy’s way of driving the industry to meet a higher level of standards-based security in connectivity and communications for AV and UC devices, offer more robust APIs, as well as improve the user experience by generating meaningful metrics. “Utelogy’s appeal to the enterprise, actionable intelligence notwithstanding, is its agnostic and standards-based approach to the meeting room and beyond” commented Frank Pellkofer, President and Co-Founder at Utelogy. “MediaStar understands the importance of ...

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SoundTube’s STNet IPD-Hub 2 DSP Amplifier Receives UL 2043 Certification for Use in Plenum Spaces

Certified amps are ready for global shipping Lenexa, Kan. – Dec. 16, 2020 – MSE Audio announces the UL 2043 certification of the SoundTube IPD-Hub 2 Amplifier for use in plenum spaces. SoundTube’s IPD-Hub 2 Amplifier is a 2-channel Dante amp with DSP built in. The amp is AES67 compatible and powered by PoE, PoE+ or 40W PoE. It includes an RJ45 Ethernet connection and can be used with Radio Design Labs Format A (RDL) or Attero Tech Axiom line level, mic level, balanced XLR or Bluetooth input devices – stereo or mono, virtually any type of input. With the ...

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The Sinclair – a Historic Hotel from the Future and a Building Blueprint for the World

When Sinclair Holdings began the extensive building renovation of the 1929 iconic art deco Sinclair office building in Fort Worth, Texas, their vision was to build an efficient luxury hotel while creating an upscale and unique experience for their guests. The Sinclair, Autograph Collection in Fort Worth, Texas opened in early 2020.  And, the one thing makes it different from any other luxury hotel is that virtually every system is based on PoE devices including lighting, motorized shades and curtains, door locks, fiber GPON connectivity, mini fridges, USB-C charging outlets, HVAC, smart bathroom mirrors, loudspeakers and more. There are over ...

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The City of Savage Embraces Hybrid Meetings with Visionary

Santa Barbara, Calif. (Dec. 8, 2020) — The City of Savage is a suburban city 20 miles south of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, in a region commonly known as South of the River. Savage is a vibrant community with approximately 30,000 residents. Situated within Savage, the City Council Chambers serves as a meeting facility for the Savage City Council, Planning Commision (PC), Parks, Recreation and National Resources Commission (PRNRC) and additional community boards.  Earlier this year, Advanced Systems Integration, a Minnesota-based integrator serving the Twin Cities area, completed an initial integration in the City of Savage’s council chambers. With ongoing COVID-19 ...

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Magewell Pro Convert for NDI to SDI

Magewell Ships New AV-over-IP and Live Streaming Decoders with SDI Outputs

Latest models convert NDI®, H.264, or H.265 streams into high-quality SDI signals for output to baseband display and distribution equipment December 7, 2020 — Nanjing, China: Magewell has begun shipping the newest decoder models in its Pro Convert family of low-latency video-over-IP converters. Available immediately, the Pro Convert for NDI® to SDI and Pro Convert H.26x to SDI transform live, IP media streams into high-quality SDI outputs for connection to monitors, projectors and legacy production equipment. Magewell’s Pro Convert products seamlessly bridge traditional video signals with IP-based production, distribution, and streaming workflows. Offering the high reliability, assured performance and compact ...

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Sound Sense India – THE DARK NIGHT

Sound Sense is an award-winning CEDIA, HAA, ISF and THX certified technology integrator that specializes in custom design of high-end home theaters and automation solutions. Established in Ahmedabad, GJ India in 2007, Sound Sense continues to service its’ customers with their code of ethics and commitment to excellence. Recent accolades for their work include a CEDIA Award and nomination in 2020, CEDIA Global Awards in 2019 and 2018 as well as a CTA 2019 Mark of Excellence Award for various home cinema projects. The Sound Sense team knew The Dark Night project in Anand was one that would test its ...

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Magewell 4K NDI Encoders Win 2020 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award

Pro Convert products honored as best hardware input devices for live production; company’s Ultra Stream live streaming encoder also a finalist in its category November 23, 2020 — Nanjing, China: Magewell is proud to announce that the company’s 4K Pro Convert NDI® encoders have been chosen by online video professionals as winners of a 2020 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award. The low-latency converters, which enable users to easily and reliably bring traditional HDMI or SDI video signals into IP-based media workflows, were honored in the ‘Hardware Input Devices for Live Production’ category. Magewell’s remarkably intuitive Ultra Stream live streaming encoders ...

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Atlona Ships 5×2 Matrix Switcher for Wired and Wireless Sources with USB Extension

Available immediately, new AT-OME-MS52W simplifies collaboration across wired and wireless inputs and connects USB devices at remote locations SAN JOSE, California, November 22, 2020 – Atlona, a Panduit company, has begun shipping the AT-OME-MS52W 5×2 matrix switcher. Streamlining BYOD collaboration in today’s dynamic AV environments, the new switcher combines wired and wireless AV input support, integrated USB extension and rich integration features to empower applications ranging from video conferencing to multi-participant presentations. The OME-MS52W features HDMI, DisplayPort and USB-C inputs alongside mirrored or matrixed HDBaseT and HDMI outputs with selectable switching modes. All wired AV inputs and the local HDMI ...

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