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beyerdynamic’s UNITE Helps Nurses Treating COVID-19 Patients

Communications system allows nurses to receive emergency patient notifications Farmingdale, NY – April 16, 2020 – beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, is sharing how its UNITE system allows hospital nursing staff to wirelessly transmit emergency signals from their patient’s monitoring devices directly to them. At a prominent hospital in NYC that currently has multiple floors treating COVID-19 patients, nurses needed to be able to hear the monitor alarms of the equipment that their patients were connected to while they worked and moved around the hospital floor. The hospital contacted their A/V integrator ...

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Magewell Capture Express 3.2

Magewell Adds SRT Streaming to Free Capture Express Software

Support for robust, open source protocol expands streaming options in free application  April 15, 2020 — Nanjing, China: Magewell today announced a new upgrade of its free Capture Express recording application that expands the software’s streaming capabilities. Version 3.2 adds new support for multiple streaming technologies including the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol developed and open-sourced by Haivision. While Magewell capture devices feature extensive compatibility with popular third-party software for streaming, live production, web conferencing, lecture capture and more, the Capture Express software offers Magewell users a lightweight, dedicated tool for recording, previewing or streaming input sources. Originally designed to help ...

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WhyReboot Launches Wi-Fi 6 Certified Remotely Deployed Networks

Products and programs available to help integrators while social distancing Miami, Fla. – April 13, 2020 – WhyReboot is launching its Ruckus Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6™ Access Point Program with the latest 802.11ax Ruckus models on the market as well as details on the new WhyReboot Cumulus6 and Cirrus Wireless programs. “We realize integrators are struggling right now,” said Bjørn Jensen, CEO of WhyReboot. “We’re launching these products and services now because they can potentially help integrators to service, upgrade, and give users more reliable ways to connect while they are accommodating social distancing – without their techs needing to go ...

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Implementing Integrative Technology in Dentistry

New designs help kids at the dentist When Deschutes Pediatric Dentistry prepared the design of their new office building, they knew they would need to approach their office technology needs differently. The young patients who are seen in the office can be difficult to keep occupied during procedures. The dentist had previously utilized old 4:3 television sets and Bluetooth headsets for the kids during visits but encountered issues with connectivity and the practice had sanitation concerns with the headphones. Additionally, the equipment was difficult for patients to use. A Fresh Approach The senior dentist and owner, Steve Christensen, DMD, reached ...

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Tarpon River Brewing Company – An 11,000 Square Foot

A SoundTube Project in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A SoundTube Project in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Cleverly located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Tarpon River Brewing is probably the most local-friendly pub you’ll ever find. It’s also incredibly dog-friendly; patrons can bring their furry friends into the exterior portion of the brewery as they mingle and share drinks. But they needed an integrated audio system and had an issue on how to do it within their 1920s-style large space venue. Tarpon River Brewing Company + SoundTube Tarpon’s team wanted to add integrated audio to the 11,000+ square foot venue for a while, ...

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beyerdynamic Announces Staff Additions

Communications and consumer sales managers join the beyerdynamic team Farmingdale, NY. – March 16, 2020 – beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, announces the expansion of their North American team with key hires of David Fisk, Sales Manager for Consumer Products and Chris Norris, Sales Manager for Communications Products. “We’re excited to announce staff expansion in our US office with the addition of two new hires,” said Alan Feckanin, Director Americas for beyerdynamic. “beyerdynamic US continues to invest in resources to expand the reach of our highly successful consumer and communications product lines. Dave ...

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Lin Buck Joins MSE Audio as Business Director

Seasoned industry veteran to drive global sales Overland Park, Kan. – March 12, 2020 – MSE Audio, parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, Soundsphere, dARTS, Phase Technology, Induction Dynamics, SolidDrive and Rockustics, announces the appointment of Lin Buck to Director of US Sales and Global Business Development. Buck provides 20+ years of sales experience to MSE Audio in the professional audio video markets. “We are thrilled to have Lin join our team,” said Lindsey Humphrey, president of MSE Audio. “Lin has a proven track record of success in the commercial audio industry and his leadership, experience and customer-centric philosophies will provide ...

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StreamGear VidiMo Go

StreamGear to Make NAB Show Debut with Hotly Anticipated VidiMo Live Streaming Production Solution

Smartphone-enabled content creation platform combines innovative hardware and feature-rich app to put live, multi-camera production power in users’ hands March 9, 2020 — Reading, PA: Excitement around the smartphone-empowered VidiMo handheld, live production system from streaming solutions startup StreamGear Inc. has been rapidly building since its first private showings in the fall and its public debut at CES 2020. Now, with beta units in the hands – literally – of Early Adopter Program members, attendees at the 2020 NAB Show will have their first chance to experience VidiMo’s elegant ease for themselves. StreamGear will make their first-ever appearance at the ...

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Magewell Pro Convert for NDI to HDMI 4K

Magewell to Launch Flexible 4K Decoder for NDI® and SRT at 2020 NAB Show

New converter transforms 4K IP source streams in multiple production or distribution formats into high-quality HDMI output March 5, 2020 — Nanjing, China: Magewell will unveil its most powerful decoder hardware to date in booth SU5724 at the 2020 NAB Show (April 19-22 in Las Vegas). Believed to be the industry’s first hardware decoder to support both Newtek’s NDI® technology for production-grade media transport and the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol – developed and open-sourced by Haivision – for internet-delivered H.264 and H.265 streams, the Pro Convert for NDI® to HDMI 4K transforms IP streams up to 4Kp60 for baseband ...

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Fonn Group companies Mjoll and 7Mountains bring new breed of newsroom workflow tools to NAB Show

Fonn Group, a technology group headquartered in Media City Bergen, Norway, will bring a new breed of journalistic tools, focusing on efficiency and creative freedom to this year’s NAB show, which takes place April 18-22 in Las Vegas, USA. It will be exhibiting it’s latest newsroom tools Mimir and DiNA by Fonn Group companies Mjoll and 7Mountains, on booth SU8524. NAB will also be the first major show for the recently launched Fonn Group Americas operation, which is being led by media industry veteran Isaac Hersly to serve the North and South American markets. Mjoll offers cloud-based media management tools ...

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MSE Audio’s SoundTube Unveils Pendant-Style Lossless Subwoofer

12-inch subwoofer works in an open-ceiling or surface-mount and is shipping Overland Park, Kan. – Feb. 25, 2020 – MSE Audio, parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, Soundsphere, dARTS, Phase Technology, Induction Dynamics, SolidDrive and Rockustics, announces the lossless RS1201i-SuperT subwoofer. SoundTube’s RS1201i SuperT, available in black and white, is designed for use in an open-ceiling or can be surface-mounted into the ceiling to produce superior low frequencies to the surrounding listening area. The RS1201i SuperT uses a revolutionary non-traditional 70/100v technology that vastly improves subwoofer performance. Without the losses in sensitivity and low-end frequency response due to typical transformer behavior, ...

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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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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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