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Enabling artainment experiences with new UST lenses

When talking to our customers about their needs for immersive installations, there’s one thing that always comes back. It’s the importance of having invisible technology. Besides the obvious requirements such as high-quality and reliability, integrators and end-customers are looking for solutions that are versatile. We listen. We hear your needs. And so, we launch two new ultra short-throw lenses and an additional G62 projector. The main purpose of technology is to support your story. The Barco projectors are designed to be least intrusive in your set-up. With their compact size, the G62 and F80 models are the perfect match for ...

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Building an Immersive Retail Shopping Experience Through Projection and Digital Signage

Retailers today are tasked with creating engaging and entertaining shopping, as customers desire more memorable events and experiences. Many retailers have turned to experiential digital signage to provide interactive, dynamic and eye-catching moments that heighten shoppers’ experiences and ultimately drive an increase in sales. Lighter, smaller and brighter, laser projectors today are adapting and innovating with new technology to meet the demand of elevating retail stores and spaces to better enhance the overall shopping experience and make it more personal, unique and interactive. Dallas-based Glass-Media, helps brands enhance customer experiences by transforming retail environments through proprietary, projection-based illuminations. CEO and ...

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New! Datacolor Spyder Checkr Photo; Helps You to Get Color Right from the Start

Datacolor expands its popular Spyder Checkr product line to include Spyder Checkr Photo – a color reference tool that provides a fast, easy way to ensure accurate, consistent color from your first shot. It allows you to automatically create Hue, Saturation and Luminance (HSL) presets to use with your photo editing software, streamlining your post-production workflow, as well as ensuring color consistency across a variety of cameras, lenses and sensor combinations. Spyder Checkr Photo offers the company’s most comprehensive collection of color targets that includes 62 target patches in 4 interchangeable cards for all types of photography: expanded skin tones ...

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Pro Audio Systems Support Fastline Mosque Installations

For more than thirty years, Pro Audio Systems (PAS) has been supplying professional audio, lighting and AV equipment for purchase, hire and installation. PAS’s reputation for friendly and helpful service has enabled it to forge strong relationships with a wide range of customers, both locally and nationally. PAS is based in the vibrant and diverse city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, where demand for its expertise and comprehensive product portfolio is strong. One area which has seen consistent growth on the audio front is the house of worship sector, where PAS has assisted with the supply and design of a number ...

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PTZOptics and HuddleCam HD Announce Four New Cameras

PTZOptics, leading manufacturer of affordable broadcast-quality robotic cameras, and sister company HuddleCamHD, a manufacturer of affordable USB-based video conferencing cameras, today announce an ambitious slate of new camera releases. With innovative options for broadcast studios, individual creators, and enterprise applications, all at competitive price points, there is a new camera for every deployment scenario from the PTZOptics family. A New Standard for PTZ Cameras: The PTZOptics Move The PTZOptics Move line is a new line of advanced PTZ cameras. Designed for universal compatibility, every Move camera has outputs for SDI, HDMI, USB, and IP. PTZOptics will offer the Move line with ...

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Blackmagic Design Reveals New Ultimatte 12 Models at IBC 2022

Blackmagic Design today announced 4 new models of Ultimatte 12 real time compositing processors that are all designed for creating the next generation of broadcast graphics. Also announced was a new Ultimatte Software Control app for Mac and Windows that’s available for download free of charge. This software lets you control all Ultimatte 12 models without the additional cost of a hardware control panel. Ultimatte 12 models will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2022 stand 7.C49. The new Ultimatte 12 models are designed at lower cost while retaining the same high quality processing for incredible edge handling, greater color separation, amazing color ...

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Trinnov to Host the Ultimate Immersive Audio Demo at CEDIA 2022 Booth 26097

Trinnov Audio, the market leader in the design and manufacture of reference audio processors for home theaters, high-end hi-fi, professional audio and commercial cinemas, announces that at CEDIA Expo 2022, in booth 26097, Trinnov will host the ultimate CEDIA immersive audio demo. Exceeding all previous years’ presentations, Trinnov is partnering with McIntosh Labs, Sonus faber, madVR Labs, Kaleidescape and Officina Acustica for an amazing 11.12.6 demo system that will powerfully showcase the high level of immersive sound and vision that today’s best-of-breed private cinema systems can deliver. Trinnov Audio’s award-winning Altitude32, the unchallenged reference processor for immersive audio systems, is ...

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CEDIA Expo 2022 Launches Networking App

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, design and construction professionals connect, learn, and engage, announces a state-of-the-art matchmaking application to connect attendees with peers and exhibitors. Powered by Grip, the first artificial intelligence powered event networking solution, CEDIA Expo’s mobile app is designed to facilitate intelligent business matchmaking, product discovery and relevant content to engage attendees pre-show, onsite and post-show. “There has been a pent-up demand to return to live, face-to-face meetings where attendees can reconnect with exhibitors and peers, see the latest products first-hand, learn from industry experts, discuss business opportunities and network,” said Jason McGraw, CTS, ...

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AVer Announces AI Auto Tracking Camera Receives Zoom Certification

AVer Information Inc. USA, the award-winning provider of video collaboration and education technology solutions, today announced the company has received Zoom Rooms Hardware Certification for the AVer TR333V2 AI Auto Tracking Camera. The TR333V2 features 30X optical zoom and 4K resolution for sharp focus and imagery. The Artificial Intelligence (AI) auto tracking (full or half body) allows for presenters to move freely and deliver engaging presentations without the need for a professional camera operator. With 3G-SDI/HDMI/IP/USB output, PoE+, Visca control, and now Zoom Rooms Certified Hardware, you have all you need to connect with ease in any environment. The Zoom ...

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Carousel Digital Signage and Indiana School District Get into the School Spirit

Elkhart Community Schools leverages Carousel Cloud for streamlined messaging about school activities  MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, September 6, 2022 – Carousel Digital Signage has provided Elkhart Community Schools with a seamless way to communicate timely, up-to-date messages to its diverse network of students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The K-12 public school district now uses Carousel Cloud to distribute department-specific messaging throughout its high school. The school district is also working with Carousel partner Jamf to securely convert Apple TV devices into media players, and providing access to meeting room schedules on mobile devices. Based in Elkhart, Ind., Elkhart Community Schools serves approximately ...

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Wilhelm and Willhalm supply CODA Audio Solution for prestigious German Football Stadium

With a capacity of 30,210, the BayArena is the definition of a modern sports venue. Home of Bayer 04 Leverkusen, one of Germany’s leading professional football clubs, the stadium is noteworthy for spectator proximity to the on-field action. First opened in 1958, it has undergone successive redevelopments, and was most recently remodelled during 2008 and 2009, when it was expanded to its current capacity and added its unique nest-like roof structure. Over the years the club has always looked towards innovative and sustainable solutions when it comes to stadium technology, and one of its most recent advances was to replace ...

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Magewell Ultra Encode AIO

Magewell to Launch Advanced Live Encoder for Streaming and IP Workflows at IBC2022

New Ultra Encode AIO builds on versatility and feature-richness of other Ultra Encode models with HDMI and SDI connectivity, 4K encoding, file-based recording and more August 31, 2022 — Nanjing, China: Magewell is poised to unveil a powerful new flagship model in its Ultra Encode family of universal live media encoders for applications ranging from live streaming to IP-based production and AV-over-IP. The new Ultra Encode AIO builds on the flexibility of the company’s original Ultra Encode models with expanded features including HDMI and SDI input connectivity in a single unit; 4K encoding and streaming from the HDMI input; simultaneous ...

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Bruce MacIntosh

AV Veteran Bruce MacIntosh Joins Jetbuilt

The audiovisual veteran teams up with Jetbuilt to present the value of the innovative platform to manufacturers Newport Beach, Calif. – August 30, 2022 – Jetbuilt, the global leader in project sales and management software is pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran Bruce MacIntosh to the Jetbuilt team as Director of Vendor Partnerships. Bruce’s diverse background from his work with manufacturers, systems integration, to early developer of AViQ give him a unique appreciation for the needs of integrators and manufacturers alike and the extraordinary value Jetbuilt provides for both.  “This position fits right into my wheelhouse,” said MacIntosh. ...

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VITEC Reveals Diamond+ OG Encoder and Highlights Future Thinking at IBC 2022

VITEC, a market-leading provider of IPTV, Video Streaming and Digital Signage Solutions, will showcase its latest products and initiatives at IBC 2022 on Stand 7.A39 (RAI, Amsterdam 9-12 September, 2022). Under the spotlight will be the company’s newest, best-in-class IP video products and services – including its MGW Diamond+ OG Encoder – as well as an increased focus on how these solutions can help enterprises move towards carbon neutrality. Since the last IBC in 2019, VITEC’s IPTV and digital signage product portfolio has been strengthened by the acquisition of Exterity. This deal has opened a new chapter for VITEC and ...

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CEDIA Expo 2022 to Feature the Hottest Outdoor Technology at Destination Backyard

Alpharetta, GA (August 22, 2022) – CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, design and construction professionals connect, learn, and engage, announces Destination Backyard, an outdoor oasis highlighting the hottest A/V technology from Coastal Source and Séura. Coastal Source, a manufacturer of outdoor audio and lighting systems, has partnered with Séura, a manufacturer of outdoor TVs, indoor waterproof TVs, TV mirrors, and lighted mirrors, to host Destination Backyard at CEDIA Expo 2022. Destination Backyard is a 24,000-square-foot area that provides a first-hand look at what is possible for outdoor spaces. The one-of-a-kind area is designed to showcase Coastal Source ...

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Jetbuilt AV-iQ

Jetbuilt Partners with AV-iQ to Standardize Product Categories

Two leading companies align product categories to streamline workflows. Newport Beach, Calif. – August 17, 2022 – Jetbuilt, the global leader in project sales and management software is now partnering with veteran product research tool, AV-iQ, to align with their product categories, thus solidifying a standardization within the industry. This synergy between platforms will streamline workflows and simplify the search process by maintaining familiar categories that many in the industry are already accustomed to. Thus, whether in AV-iQ or Jetbuilt, a search for Speaker will produce the congruent categories of Horns, Large Format Stand Speakers, Line Arrays, and so forth.  ...

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RGB Spectrum Focuses on Advanced Data Visualization for Public Safety

RGB Spectrum®, a global leader in mission-critical, real-time audio-visual solutions, has announced enhancements to its data visualization platform to maximize situational awareness for public safety organizations. The company’s core video processing technology allows public safety personnel to collect data from multiple sources, view that data on a single- or dual-screen monitor setup and share that intelligence, throughout a facility or to a tactical workforce. Rapid response and effective communication can make a significant difference when lives are at stake. In complex and fast-moving environments, such as emergency communications and operations centers, how information is presented is critical. RGB Spectrum’s unified ...

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Pixotope Launches Education Program for Virtual Production Students

The Pixotope Education Program is a community-building initiative that establishes partnerships in higher education and the media industry to expand the Virtual Production talent pool  Pixotope, the leader in live augmented reality, extended reality, and virtual production solutions, today announced the launch of the Pixotope Education Program (PEP), a collegiate-level educational and community-building initiative designed to help enable the next generation of Virtual Production talent. Developed as a response to the limited talent pool, the PEP provides access to the software and tools that drive Virtual Production while connecting educators to experts from the global Pixotope community who can add ...

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