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PSB Speakers Announces the Launch of the Alpha IQ, Streaming Powered Speakers with Bluos

Innovative all-in-one audio system integrates control, source, and amplification into a pair of bookshelf speakers PSB Speakers, long renowned for excellence in loudspeaker design, announces the Alpha iQ, Streaming Powered Speakers with BluOS, an all-in-one audio system that sets a new benchmark for modern, tangle-free, audiophile-grade listening. Attendees of the CEDIA Expo will be among the first to experience the product. PSB’s Alpha iQ will be available for pre-order online on October 19, 2022, for US$1,499/ CDN$2,199. Retail availability will begin in late November 2022. Comprising two bookshelf speakers with built-in amplifiers and a network streamer based on the award-winning ...

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Samsung certifies VuWall PAK’s compatibility with The Wall

Samsung’s video wall processing certification programme ensures VuWall’s PAK delivers seamless interoperability and an optimised visualisation experience with The Wall MicroLED displays. Samsung has certified VuWall’s PAK Video Wall Node Series for use with its MicroLED technology, The Wall. Throughout the certification process, Samsung and VuWall have focused on the simplicity of the design and deployment of video wall projects, offering integrators a “control room in-a-box” solution. In addition to signal compatibility, the certification also verifies the ability to manage non-standard resolutions, aspect ratios and communications with The Wall, while maintaining outstanding picture quality and control over image parameters such ...

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Stage Precision streamlines tracking data with AJA I/O cards

Managing large volumes of data from different protocols and technology manufacturers has proven to be an unwieldy task and the biggest workflow hurdle for creative and technical companies. To better manage data in response to production challenges, Stage Precision was born out of a partnership between members of Bright! Studios and creative director and software developer Michael Hantelmann. Stage Precision software connects the virtual and digital worlds in live-production environments by unifying all the data into a single 3D space. Currently available in beta, Stage Precision allows teams to bring data from all workflow devices into a centralised hub for ...

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Next Evolution of Q-SYS Software-based Platform

Q-SYS is pleased to announce several new innovations to the Q-SYS audio, video and control Platform, expanding features and capabilities at the software level. Q-SYS vCore, the first virtualized processor for Q-SYS and the accompanying Q-SYS Control feature license for vCore, brings scalable Q-SYS Control capabilities directly to the users’ own compute devices. Q-SYS Core 610 network processor combines the Q-SYS OS with an enterprise-grade Dell server. For those installations that require even greater processing capacity, the Q-SYS Core 610 Scaling license scales key feature sets by 50 percent. Q-SYS AV Bridging feature license enables plug-and-play USB connectivity on the ...

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Realtek and Irdeto Jointly Develop RDK and Android TV Hybrid Set-Top Box

Realtek Semiconductor, a leading Taiwanese Semiconductor Company, and Irdeto, a world leader in digital platform cybersecurity, have announced a new joint development – Realtek’s RTD1319D with Irdeto hybrid middleware for Android TV and RDK. Irdeto’s shared and proven DVB stack benefits significantly from re-use and offers a deterministic path to a super aggregator platform with continuously integrated and tested end-to-end security solutions. It is therefore best positioned to support truly scalable certification and deployment of next-generation OTT and hybrid video platforms quickly, efficiently, and securely. The collaboration between Realtek and Irdeto began earlier with Realtek’s range of RTD13xx products and ...

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Sustainability in AV (SAVe) Launches Inaugural SAVe Certification Program in Partnership with Tempest Technologies


The SAVe certification consists of a three-part, one-day educational session, workshop, and assessment with the goal of developing a sustainable development plan for companies that complete the program The Sustainability in AV (SAVe) nonprofit organization launched its first SAVe Certification Program on June 21, 2022, in partnership with Washington-based audiovisual integrator, Tempest Technologies. A Pioneering Effort By Tempest Technologies “Tempest Technologies has always recognized our responsibility to the community,” says Owner of Tempest Technologies, Debbie Williamson. “Becoming SAVe Certified is part of our effort to take that commitment a step further. It helps us be proactive with clients and manufacturers ...

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PhaseTech® Premier Lux Audiophile Speakers Debut at CEDIA Expo

Bookshelf speakers are Made in USA Lenexa, Kan. – Sept. 21, 2022 – The culmination of over 65 years of engineering experience brings the release of the pinnacle of the Phase Technology line, the debut of the audiophile-quality Premier Lux speakers. The Premier Lux 150 bookshelf model will be unveiled at CEDIA Expo in Dallas, TX September 29 to October 1. The ultra-luxury bookshelf speaker features a distinctive aesthetic and offers three contemporary finishes. Classic black is a lightly textured matte automotive-grade finish that gives Premier Lux the modern look to accompany its exceptional sound. The Premier Lux models are ...

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CEDIA Expo Unveils Smart Stage and Innovation Hub Programming

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, design and construction professionals connect, learn, and engage, announces the programming schedule for the Smart Stage and the Innovation Hub. The Smart Stage and the Innovation Hub will focus on relevant industry-wide topics, emerging technologies and trending market segments for the residential technology industry. The Smart Stage, sponsored by Nice/Nortek Control, will feature panel discussions from technology experts covering a range of tips, including IoT trends, business management, voice activation, the impact of technology on architecture and design and many others. Jason Knott of CE Pro will commence the Smart Stage Programming ...

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Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 ASPH Has Been Redesigned for Creators

Now even more versatile and flexible. The history of Leica optical design dates back more than 150 years and speaks to innovative engineering, uncompromising precision and outstanding quality. This applies especially to Leica M lenses. One of the most versatile among them has now been redesigned to provide even more flexibility for creators: the Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 ASPH. Whether for detailed landscape shots, high-contrast pictures in difficult lighting conditions or subjects in close-up range with shallow depth of field: the Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 ASPH. produces extraordinary results. Now, eleven instead of nine aperture blades are used for a visibly ...

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Wondershare UniConverter V14.2.0 Release Guaranteed to Work with Advanced Apple Silicon Chips

Wondershare UniConverter released V14.2 with support for M1/M2 chips. The chips, which showcased impressive results at the WWDC 2022 as a part of the Apple Silicon update, bring MacBook significant GPU speed increases and 50% more memory bandwidth than previous generations. Now, on the most advanced MacBook with M1/M2 chips, users can use UniConverter to manage all video formats. UniConverter, a complete video toolbox to convert, compress, edit videos, burn DVDs, and much more, its mission is to simplify everyone’s video editing process.” Stated Kevin Young, Product Director of Wondershare UniConverter. “For all creators, Wondershare wants UniConverter to work perfectly ...

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We’re Held Up By Our Mounts: Video Wall Mounting Options

So you’ve decided on an LCD video wall display for your application, now what? We’ve covered mounting options in the past and for some video walls, mounts can be just as important of a decision as which display to use. Although they’re not visible after installation, they can make or break a project. Think of the mounts as the “bones” of a video wall. The mounts you choose can affect installation speed & cost, the risk of display damage, and the overall ease of serviceability. Most importantly, your choice of mount will affect the physical alignment of the displays throughout ...

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Lockheed Martin Expands Global Deployment of its F-35 Flight Simulators with RGB Spectrum’s New Video Technology

Full-Mission Flight Simulators Provide Safe, Cost-Effective Pilot Training in a Highly Immersive Virtual Environment RGB Spectrum®, a global leader in mission-critical, real-time audio-visual solutions, has continued its partnership with Lockheed Martin to globally deploy and equip all F-35 flight simulators with its latest video processing technology. The Zio® Video-over-IP platform provides distribution, recording, and display of video. With the power of Zio, the U.S. armed forces can stream live and recorded video content between each of the F-35’s main simulator components, including pilot cockpits, Instructor Operator Stations (IOS), and After-Action-Review (AAR) debrief rooms. Lockheed’s F-35 Full-Mission Simulators (FMS) address air-to-air, ...

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Lorex Technology Launches 4K Wi-Fi Security Camera

First ever Wi-fi Camera with Wi-Fi 6 Technology and Smart Security Lighting Lorex Technology, one of the most trusted names in home and business security, is announcing a new addition to their industry-leading line of smart security products: the Lorex 4K Spotlight Indoor/Outdoor Wi-Fi Security Camera with Smart Security Lighting. Clarity with speed. Lorex is first to market with this innovative 4K Wi-Fi security camera with Smart Security Lighting and Wi-Fi 6 Technology. Wi-Fi 6 produces faster transmission with less downloading time to produce the impressive resolution quality without impacting other internet activities. This camera also produces clear nighttime footage ...

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AV LINK Unleashes 4K/60Hz AV Solutions at CEDIA EXPO

AV LINK, an innovative provider of 4K and 8K AV solutions with 34-year experience, exhibits in booth 3043 at CEDIA EXPO showing the award-winning MaitreView™ 4KPro, the MaitreView™ 4KLite, the IPS series (4K/60Hz AV over IP) powered by SDVoE and certified by NETGEAR, the HS-1614W (An 8K/60Hz HDMI Distribution Amplifier), the HRM-1641W (An 8K/60Hz HDMI Switcher), and the HDM-3EXCU, UltraHD4K /KVM (HDBaseT 3.0) & USB 2.0 Extender-100M(PoC). The MaitreView™ 4KPro won Best of Show Awards at ISE and InfoComm 2022 from AV Technology. Winners were awarded according to innovative merits. The MaitreView™ 4KPro and the MaitreView™ 4KLite upgrade huddle rooms, ...

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Laser projectors light up digital exhibition in Korea

Christie® laser projectors have vividly brought to life various deities from ancient Korean folktales at an ongoing exhibition taking place at the National Folk Museum of Korea, which highlights the daily life and culture of Korean people over the ages. Titled “The Mysterious Village”, this immersive digital exhibition consists of six fascinating themed zones that are each dedicated to a specific deity that has lived among people from past till present. Cutting-edge technology such as projection mapping and augmented reality (AR) have been utilized for various displays to invoke a greater sense of realism and immerse visitors in the mythical ...

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Absen advances with the future of MicroLED

MicroLED is the technology set to take LED display into the future. Smaller and more robust than traditional LED, MicroLED confers exponential advancements and improvements to LED display. As an innovation leader, well respected for its extensive R&D commitment, Absen has actively developed IMD and COB technologies since 2016 and recently launched its new MicroLED KLCOB series globally. Absen’s industry product director, Christian Czimny has an extensive understanding of the LED market and how products relate to customer needs, having worked in the professional AV industry for over 25 years. Helping to guide Absen’s strategic growth for the last four ...

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ITEA Innovation Award of Excellence for project IMPACT

Yesterday, research project IMPACT has received the ITEA Award of Excellence for Innovation in Helsinki. IMPACT is a collaborative project that consists of 14 partners, among which Barco, led by Philips. ITEA connects large and small businesses, academia and customer organizations. Together, these partners can work on research and development projects, specifically focused on software innovation. Project IMPACT was one of those projects. It gathered 14 partners from Belgium, The Netherlands and Sweden and ran from October 2018 until September 2021. IMPACT: some context Nowadays, instead of working with standard treatment plans, medical teams will try to specify a patient’s ...

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B-Tech AV Mounts returns to InfoComm India 2022

Last week saw our return to InfoComm India at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre in Mumbai between 5th – 7th September, where we exhibited alongside local distribution partners Mindstec at this ever-popular event. On the B-Tech booth we showcased an impressive selection from our portfolio including our latest dvLED solutions and the industry-leading System X range. The BT9340 dvLED Videowall Mounting System and the BT8312 Pop-Out Videowall Mount drew a lot of attention. But, undoubtedly stealing the show with their convenience and accessibility were our AV Media Storage solutions, BT7883 and BT7885. Designed with slide-out trays and quick release ...

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