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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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CP Communications Acquires SportsCam

CP will include SportsCam’s wearable camera and transmission offerings in its Red House Streaming brand, providing services for thesports, AV, public safety and security markets St. Petersburg, Florida, November 22, 2020 — CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions, has acquired the assets of SportsCam, the groundbreaking innovator and creator of a wide range of wireless and roboticcamera products for live sports production. The acquisition expands CP Communications’ range of wired, wireless and cellular content acquisition and streaming systems for its Red House Streaming brand, while also opening the door for new business opportunities ...

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Atlona Appoints Brownestone, LLC as Manufacturer’s Representative for the Pacific Northwest

SAN JOSE, Calif., November 22, 2020 – Atlona, a Panduit company, has designated Seattle-based Brownestone, LLC as its manufacturer’s representative for the Pacific Northwest region, effective immediately. Brownestone will bring its sales-focused operation closer to commercial AV customers in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska. As an A/V manufacturer’s representative in business since 1999, Brownestone considers Atlona’s product line a perfect complement to its specialized line card. Atlona’s AV over IP based video distribution and networked control solutions especially strengthen Brownestone’s message as a complete AV solutions provider, alongside its range of videoconferencing, audio production, and projection ...

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Revolutionizes Live Networked Music Performance with Visionary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) is a public research institution educating more than 20,000 students on a 729-acre campus. The university offers more than 200 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in varying fields taught by 3,887 faculty members. UNC-Chapel Hill is home to one of the nation’s most vibrant arts programs, the UNC Department of Music. In March 2020, the UNC Department of Music halted in-person studies due to the coronavirus pandemic. This required the department to rethink in-person performances. “Before March 2020, most of our concerts were in person on the same stage with ...

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Atlona Appoints Associated Lighting Reps as Residential Manufacturer’s Representative for the Midwest

Nearly 60-year old firm will represent Atlona’s residential AV businesses in two states, and will leverage Atlona’s innovations for both residential and light commercial installations SAN JOSE, Calif., November 10, 2020 – Atlona, a Panduit company, has designated Associated Lighting Reps as its manufacturer’s representative for residential AV in Central California, Northern California and Northern Nevada, effective immediately. Associated Lighting Reps will work closely with dealers, specifiers and custom installers to support residential and light commercial AV projects. Associated Lighting Reps Sales Representative Bob Foppiano said that their growing light commercial business is a result of their success in residential ...

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Xilica® Enlivens Hong Kong University Medical School with Networked Audio Architecture

Xilica® Solaro QR1 DSP and XTouch control system simplify audio distribution and paging over IP at LKS Faculty of Medicine Toronto, November 10, 2020 — Xilica®, a global leader in digital signal processing technology for AV and installed sound, is fueling audio distribution and live paging over IP at Hong Kong University’s LKS Faculty of Medicine. The new system is part of a larger renovation in the department’s William MW Mong Block, with Xilica’s Solaro QR1 DSP and XTouch control solutions used to process, manage and deliver all content over a Dante network. Xilica channel partner Sound Classy supplied all ...

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New InReality White Paper Provides Holistic Guidance on Safe Space Strategy

“The 6 Ps of Safe Space Strategy” is the latest resource in InReality’s Learning Center to help resellers and their clients navigate the Safe Space landscape. Atlanta, GA, November 2, 2020 – InReality, LLC, a leading venue analytics software solution company, has launched a white paper to support strategic planning when creating a Safe Space ecosystem of prevention. “The 6 Ps of Safe Space Strategy” takes a holistic view and includes guidance on factors relating to people, process, place, pixels, proof and profit. Adding To a Robust Safe Space Resource The white paper is the latest resource in InReality’s recently ...

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Atlona Launches New AV Training Certifications for Educational Technologists and Designers

New learning pathways combine AV and networking fundamentals with uniquely developed content specific to use cases ineducational environments SAN JOSE, Calif., November 2, 2020 – As the convergence of AV and IT technologies continues to sweep across higher education and K-12 facilities worldwide, Atlona – a Panduit company – is introducing two new training pathways to strengthen AV understanding for instructional technologists and systems designers within educational institutions. The AV Education Technician certification sets learners up for success when installing modern AV solutions in educational environments, while the AV Education Designer certification delivers similar benefits for those tasked with planning ...

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Connecti Introduces SaaS-Based Hybrid Learning Technology

Connecti, an innovative software provider for next-generation hybrid learning technology, announces its software platform, Connecti. Designed specifically for education, Connecti is a flexible software solution built to leverage existing PCs in the room to deliver seamless hybrid learning for in-class and remote students. Connecti virtualizes physical teaching tools and makes them available in both software applications (e.g., Zoom and Microsoft Teams) and lecture-capture applications to convert teaching spaces into HyFlex (hybrid-flexible) environments with minimal reconfiguration and cost. Connecti virtualizes physical teaching tools — such as document cameras, wireless presenters, microphones and cameras — and enables them to be centrally configured ...

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beyerdynamic Releases New MIY 2.4 App features to Create Lagoon Reloaded

Software updates build in new features for work- and learn- from home headphones Farmingdale, NY – October 27, 2020 – beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones, and conferencing products, announces new MIY 2.4 app firmware features to optimize the Lagoon headphones for work- and learn- from home – wherever that may be. Lagoon Reloaded firmware updates bring two key features to the flexible-use headphones. The first, Sidetone, improves audibility of one’s voice on the phone or VoIP enabling users to hear themselves better. The Equalizer feature includes preset equalizer profiles or the ability to adjust the ...

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Jetbuilt Unveils Time Tracking for Install Users

Newport Beach, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2020) — Jetbuilt, a provider of industry-leading, web-based AV project software, unveils Time Tracking — a highly-requested feature in its Install platform designed to simplify project management, accounting, payroll and other processes. Time Tracking will enable technicians to log their on-site labor. Meanwhile, managers can oversee profits and losses on existing projects with timesheet data, and build reports to estimate project labor for future proposals efficiently. Time Tracking is designed to streamline data on productivity, project status, future project budgeting, client billing and payroll into a single platform. Jetbuilt’s customizable reporting enables managers and accountants ...

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RoseWater Energy Launches “Next Generation of Energy” Podcast

New podcast focuses on energy issues and solutions for integrators SUNRISE, Fla. — October 26, 2020 – RoseWater Energy Group, a provider of next-generation integrated energy management systems, has launched a new podcast, The Next Generation of Energy, to help integrators better understand power management and how they can eliminate issues for their clients. The podcast series kicked off with a discussion on how the pandemic has made consumers and businesses wake up to their power quality issues. It addresses what you can do to ensure you always have power thus allowing everyone to work and learn effectively.  The second ...

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USSI Global Appoints Anthony Morelli as COO

Transformational services leader will guide worldwide growth strategy, including diversification of USSI Global’s professional services for broadcast, satellite and digital signage Melbourne, Florida, October 22, 2020 — USSI Global announces the appointment of transformational services leader Anthony Morelli as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to CEO and President David S. Christiano, Morelli oversees all daily USSI Global business operations and drives global growth strategy for the Broadcast and Network Solutions, Digital Signage Solutions, and Electronic Business and Consumer Solutions divisions. Morelli joins the USSI Global executive team with 25 years of broadcast industry experience, and has taken on roles of increasing ...

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StreamGear VidiMo Go

StreamGear Wins 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Award for VidiMo Go Live Streaming Production Solution

Smartphone-driven content creation suite recognized in Streaming category as one of this year’s most significant and innovative new offerings October 22, 2020 — Reading, PA: Streaming solutions innovator StreamGear Inc. has been honored as the winner of a 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Award for the company’s smartphone-empowered VidiMo Go handheld, live video production system. Now in their second year, the official NAB Show Product of the Year Awards recognize the industry’s most significant and promising new products and technologies. This year’s winners were announced earlier this week during the NAB Show New York digital experience. The VidiMo ...

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Visionary Redefines Multiview Technology with MV4 IP Multiviewer

Visionary, a manufacturer of reliable, cost-effective AV over IP technologies, announces the MV4 IP Multiviewer, a multi-windowing solution for monitoring or displaying multiple sources simultaneously. The MV4 IP Multiviewer can mix and match input resolutions, scale any video input up to 4K UHD and route to any input window to combine up to four sources in a single 4K image. Designed for small and large commercial venues, the MV4 IP Multiviewer connects to a network and combines up to four AV over IP streams from Visionary’s PacketAV Matrix Series 4K encoders. Each input can be scaled and positioned using default ...

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Renewed Vision ProPresenter Enables Engaging Interactive 4K Presentations at the ASTROLab

Robust software enables smooth, high-resolution media experiences at astronomy activity center ALPHARETTA, Georgia, October 7, 2020 — Located in the stunning landscape of Mont-Mégantic National Park in southern Québec, the ASTROLab offers visually-rich, interactive presentations designed to engage and educate visitors about astronomy. When the ASTROLab upgraded its theater to 4K projection last year, it turned to the ProPresenter live presentation software from Renewed Vision to provide smooth and reliable playback of video and images from the center’s vast media library. The ASTROLab hosts thousands of visitors every year in its 95-seat auditorium for informative presentations about topics including cosmology, space ...

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