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Cobalt Digital’s Multi-Faceted Participation at VidTrans20 Includes Presentations, Demonstrations and One-on-One Meetings

Cobalt Digital’s Multi-Faceted Participation at VidTrans20 Includes Presentations, Demonstrations and One-on-One Meetings Company executive VP of engineering, Dr. Ciro Noronha adds expertise to RIST panel and tackles SL-HDR1 in a session, and Cobalt gear supports multi-vendor Interop demos Los Angeles, CA – February 24, 2020 — Cobalt Digital is taking on numerous roles at VidTrans20 Annual Conference and Expo. The provider of a best-of-breed interoperability signal processing platform is supporting the annual event by providing gear for multi-vendor demos focusing on Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST) in the Interop area and holding one-on-one meetings in its booth to discuss the ...

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FSR’s Smart-Way Floor Raceway System Now Hosted By ARCAT

FSR’s Smart-Way Floor Raceway System Now Hosted By ARCAT Solution’s BIM Objects Available to Installers, Architects and Integrators to Spec Projects Woodland Park, NJ — February 20, 2020 – FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of infrastructure solution products for the audio/video, Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), education, corporate, hospitality, and government markets, is proud to announce that Building Information Modeling (BIM) objects from its popular Smart-Way Floor Raceway System are now available on ARCAT, the online source for installer, architects and integrators to find, select, detail and spec building products. ARCAT has incorporated fifteen FSR Smart-Way On-Floor ...

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RUSHWORKS Announces Plans to Launch Portable, Powerful and Affordable Additions to Production, Playback and Streaming Platforms

RUSHWORKS Announces Plans to Launch Portable, Powerful and Affordable Additions to Production, Playback and Streaming Platforms  New pan/tilt head, servo zoom control, robotic dolly, prompter and turnkey production system to head up the line up Flower Mound, TX – February 10, 2020 —RUSHWORKS, provider of cool technology for production, playback and streaming since 2001, will be demonstrating additions to its core solution series at NAB 2020 that will offer easy-to-operate, affordable systems to a broad cross-section of markets including Broadcast, Houses of Worship, Education, Government, Legal and Sports. The Company has revealed plans to introduce its latest generation pan/tilt head, ...

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QComm Demystifies $150 million LPTV Repack Question

QComm Demystifies $150 million LPTV Repack Question Encouraging data analytics indicate the LPTV REPACK allocation may be 100% Kansas City, MO – February 18, 2020 – QCommunications is a leading engineering, project management and installation vendor specializing in The Spectrum Act (REPACK project). According to Tony zumMallen, QComm President, data analytics support a higher allocation than expected. “As of February 17, 2020, ~95% or $142M could be attributed to 825 Eligible and Non-Determined stations,” expained zumMallen. “If the trend holds this would be a much higher than expected allocation and a sigh of relief for hundreds of LPTV and translator ...

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Low-voltage Industry Reference Manual Available

Audio, Video, & Streaming Media Technologies Book Holland, MI. February 19, 2020 — Resource book provides up-to-date material specific to the limited energy, often referred to as low-voltage, industry. This must-have 250+ page textbook is written in plain English with easy-to-understand full-color graphics. Authored by industry expert and instructor, Helen M. Heneveld, it’s the ideal training manual for students, employees, and technicians. This essential guide, Audio, Video, & Streaming Media Technologies, provides a solid foundation on audio and video. Contents embrace A/V concepts, wiring, components, design, and installation. Streaming media principles and performance are discussed to ensure quality entertainment experiences ...

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TAG Video Systems Appoints Paul Briscoe as Chief Architect

TAG Video Systems Appoints Paul Briscoe as Chief Architect Accomplished Industry Veteran to lead product innovation team for next generation of broadcasting solutions Tel Aviv – February 13, 2020 — TAG Video Systems, the world leader in integrated software-based IP Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewer solutions, has appointed industry veteran and accomplished technologist Paul Briscoe as Chief Architect for the Company’s global operations. Tomer Schechter, TAG CTO made the announcement from TAG R&D headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel “We can’t be more pleased that Paul has joined TAG during this period of significant growth,” said Schechter. “Paul’s achievements throughout media and ...

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MSE Audio Announces Line-Up for ISE 2020

Dante ecosystem, EN 54 part 24-rated loudspeakers, outdoor systems, residential audio solutions and targeted audio loudspeakers provide diverse commercial AV solutions to the global community Overland Park, Kan. – Feb. 04, 2020 – MSE Audio, parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, Soundsphere, dARTS, Phase Technology, Induction Dynamics, SolidDrive and Rockustics, announces their pro AV and residential loudspeaker solutions slated for Integrated Systems Europe 2020 in stand 3-C100. SoundTube’s Dante ecosystem will feature the new Dante-enabled Soundbar which is an ultra-thin two-way digital end-point solution in a soundbar configuration. Featuring a built-in amplifier and DSP, the soundbar measures only 1.5” thick where ...

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Jetbuilt Launches Funnel Platform at ISE 2020

A simple and intuitive approach to lead management and organization Newport Beach, Calif. – February 4, 2020 – Jetbuilt, a provider of industry-leading, web-based AV proposal and estimation software, announces Funnel, the new lead tracking platform that helps turn leads into opportunities, into revenue. “Funnel will help you get a solid grasp of your leads while helping to prioritize your time as you work with them,” said Paul Dexter, founder and CEO of Jetbuilt. “Knowing where you stand with your marketing efforts and your ability to care for leads is critical. We felt that we could really help in this ...

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Paramount’s Design and Durability Make it a Game Changer

Q & A with Joe Whitaker, owner of The Thoughtful Home When Joe Whitaker, owner of a home-technology integration business, heard WhyReboot was releasing its Paramount ceiling mount kit for universal access points, he predicted the product would ease installation. He did not expect it would work seamlessly with every type of equipment and ceiling or wall. “There wasn’t a universal enclosure that could hold any type of equipment on the market. Now there is,” said Whitaker, owner of The Thoughtful Home, which has operations in Dallas and St. Louis. He explains how Paramount allows him to offer superior service ...

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Magewell to Staff ISE 2020 Exhibit with Regional Representatives

While personnel from company headquarters in China will not travel to the exhibition, expert staff from other regions will showcase the company’s innovations February 4, 2020 — Nanjing, China: Like most of the professional AV industry, Magewell has been closely monitoring recent discussions of the impact of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on the upcoming ISE 2020 exhibition in Amsterdam. After careful consideration, the company has decided to staff its stand (8-G475) exclusively with regional representatives from Europe and North America. No personnel will travel to the show from the company’s headquarters in China, but attendees will still be able to ...

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Stem Audio Announces the Availability of their Live Demo Showroom

IRVINE, Calif. – Today, Stem Audio announces their live demo showroom is now open at stemaudio.com/live-remote-demo/. During the hours between 7am-4pm PST, visitors can join the virtual showroom and learn from Stem Audio experts. Guests have the opportunity to get a deep dive into the products, installation process, and submit questions to be answered live. “We are very excited to now offer live demos for anyone to see and hear the Stem ecosystem in action,” said Jonathan Boaz, VP of sales and business development at Stem Audio. “For us, providing our customers with a completely frictionless experience is at the ...

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MSE Audio Now Shipping Dante-Enabled IPD-Hub 2 Amplifier

SoundTube Entertainment’s IPD-Hub 2 DSP Amplifier enables IP-based distribution for traditional 70v/100v audio Overland Park, Kan. – Jan. 29, 2020 – MSE Audio, parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, Soundsphere, dARTS, Phase Technology, Induction Dynamics, SolidDrive and Rockustics, announces the SoundTube Entertainment IPD-Hub 2 DSP Amplifier featuring Dante-enabled audio distribution is now shipping. The IPD-Hub 2 can be seen at SoundTube’s stand 3-C100 at Integrated Systems Europe from February 11 – 14, 2020. SoundTube Entertainment’s IPD-Hub 2 Amplifier creates an IP-based audio distribution alternative to traditional 70v or 100v audio systems. Designed for small to medium-sized applications, the IPD-Hub 2 combines ...

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Magewell Debuting Versatile, Multi-Protocol Live Stream Decoder at ISE 2020

New Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI transforms H.264 and H.265 streams into HDMI output with support for wide range of protocols including SRT January 28, 2020 — Nanjing, China: Magewell – the award-winning developer of innovative video interface and IP workflow solutions – today announced a versatile new conversion product that seamlessly brings together the worlds of IP-based streaming and baseband AV presentation equipment. The new Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI multi-protocol, SRT-compatible streaming media decoder will make its first public appearance in stand 8-G475 at next month’s ISE 2020 exhibition in Amsterdam. While earlier Pro Convert models transform professional ...

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How I Stayed Connected on an African Safari Using an Affordable Satellite Terminal

Every integrator takes a vacation (eventually), but how can you stay connected in a remote locale like sailing or on safari? Try a satellite terminal. Bjørn Jensen January 14, 2020 Like many people who own their own business, sometimes work never stops. You can’t get a break, and even taking a vacation is difficult. I always try my best to be available for partners or my team, so that issues can be resolved as quickly as possible, or answers to questions can be given in a timely manner. When my family decided it was time to take a trip to my homeland of South ...

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Tedial Announces Appointment of Manuel Martínez Ruíz as Regional Sales Director, Spain

Tedial Announces Appointment of Manuel Martínez Ruíz as Regional Sales Director, Spain Malaga, Spain – January 22 2020 – Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, has announced that Manuel Martínez Ruíz has been promoted to Tedial’s Regional Sales Director, Spain, effective immediately. Manuel, who is based at the company’s headquarters in Malaga, will be responsible for sales in the region and will manage customer accounts in Spain, ensuring continued profitable growth. “Manuel has been working with Tedial since 2010 and is an integral part of the team. He has a deep knowledge of the company’s products and solutions ...

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Jetbuilt Hosts First Community Summit to Enhance User Experience

The exchange of ideas and solutions from around the globe occurs in Dallas in March Newport Beach, Calif. – January 22, 2020 – Audiovisual designers and integrators using Jetbuilt project software will convene in Dallas March 26 and 27 to for two incredible days of exchanging ideas and concepts. Registration is now open for the first Jetbuilt User Summit with early discounts until January 31. Jetbuilt founder Paul Dexter will delve into the functionality launches over the last year, discuss future possibilities for the platform, and much more. Because it has quickly become a leader for AV designers and sales teams in ...

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MSE Audio to Debut SoundTube’s STNet Soundbar at ISE 2020

Dante-enabled Soundbar designed for conferencing and video installations with MSE Audio’s award-winning sound quality Overland Park, Kan. – January 20, 2020 – MSE Audio, parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, Soundsphere, dARTS, Phase Technology, Induction Dynamics, SolidDrive and Rockustics, announces the SoundTube STNet Soundbar to enable IP-based PoE to a soundbar. The Dante Soundbar will debut at Integrated Systems Europe 2020 in stand 3-C100. SoundTube’s Dante Soundbar is an ultra-thin 2-way Dante-enabled digital end-point solution in a soundbar configuration. Featuring a built-in amplifier and DSP, the soundbar measures only one- and one-half inches thick where the bar meet the TV. It ...

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Boca Theater: Four Years with the Hub

Jeff Galea is the CEO and founder of Boca Theater and Automation, Inc. (BTA), in Boca Raton, Florida. “We are painfully aware of the issues South Florida deals with regarding power quality, so when I learned of the Hub’s existence, I was the first to sign up!” said Galea. Galea installed one of the first Hubs in his showroom in 2015. “When I set out to build BTA’s Design Center, I was determined to create an infrastructure capable of supporting sensitive electronic devices that would not suffer from the usual power issues that inevitably plague important demonstrations turning them into ...

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