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Magewell Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI

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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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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MSE Audio Now Shipping SoundTube® STNet Pendant Speakers

IP-addressable and Dante-enabled pendant speakers are available worldwide Overland Park, Kan. – January 14, 2020 – MSE Audio, parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, Soundsphere, dARTS, Phase Technology, Induction Dynamics, SolidDrive and Rockustics is pleased to announce that STNet IP-enabled pendant speakers are now shipping to dealers and distributors worldwide. One of the first pendants in the pro AV industry with Dante capability, the IPD-RS62-EZ and IPD-RS82-EZ use SoundTube’s BroadBeam Ring™ high-frequency dispersion technology for clear, understandable messaging and music over a wide area, even off-axis from the speakers. The high-power IPD-HP82-EZ uses a BroadBeam HP™ compression driver with waveguide for ...

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Magewell Pro Convert for NDI to HDMI

Magewell to Showcase New Capture, Conversion and Streaming Innovations at ISE 2020

Worldwide product debuts to be demonstrated alongside recently announced video interface and AV-over-IP solutions January 8, 2020 — Nanjing, China: The final ISE exhibition in Amsterdam before the show’s move to Barcelona is shaping up to be a big one for video capture, conversion and streaming innovator Magewell. Exhibiting in stand 8-G475 from February 11 to 14, the company will feature the global debuts of two new products alongside the first ISE showings of several recently unveiled solutions. Highlighted demonstrations will span all three of company’s main product categories: Capture – Making its world premiere at ISE 2020, the ultra-compact, ...

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StreamGear VidiMo Go

StreamGear Bringing Next-Level, Smartphone-Empowered Streaming Video Production to CES 2020

New VidiMo hardware and app let anyone with a smartphone and camera become a social media video star or citizen journalist by putting a full live production toolkit in their hands December 12, 2019 — Reading, PA:  Hot on the heels of its successful company launch at the StreamGeeks Summit in New York City, streaming solutions startup StreamGear Inc. is bringing its innovative VidiMo solution to the consumer electronics industry’s biggest stage. At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, the company will demonstrate how the new hardware-and-app combination provides an easier way for video and social media enthusiasts to create and ...

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Magewell Eco Capture SDI 4K Plus M.2

Magewell to Premiere Ultra-Compact, 12G-SDI M.2 Capture Card at ISE 2020

Power-efficient new Eco Capture model supports 4K video at 60 frames per second over single-link SDI connectivity December 10, 2019 — Nanjing, China: Magewell will launch a powerful new model in its Eco Capture family of ultra-compact, power-efficient, M.2 video capture cards at the upcoming ISE 2020 exhibition in Amsterdam. The high-performance Eco Capture SDI 4K Plus M.2 captures one channel of 4K video up to 4096×2160 at full 60 frames per second over a single-link, 12G-SDI interface. The new card will make its global debut in stand 8-G475 at the event, which will take place from February 11 to ...

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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. – Dec. 5, 2019 – 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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INOGENI Launches 4K UHD and HDBaseT to USB 3.0 Converters at CES 2020

New USB 3.0 dongle products now available to ship Québec City, Québec – December 03, 2019 – INOGENI, an industry-leading provider of multi-input video conferencing connectivity products, announces the release of the 4KXUSB3 HDMI to USB 3.0 and Magni HDBaseT to USB 3.0 converters. These products can be seen at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas January 7-10 at the LVCC South Hall booth 35824 with the Québec Ministry of Economy and Innovation exhibit. The 4KXUSB3, 4K HDMI to USB 3.0 converter, improves INOGENI’s USB 3.0 dongle series with the addition of this new enhanced capture tool. It features ...

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KanexPro’s Multiview KVM Switches Now Available

Monitor and control up to four host devices with two advanced KVM processor. Brea, Calif. – November 14, 2019 – KanexPro, an industry-leading provider of connectivity solutions to the IT and AV markets, announces the 4k Quad Multiview 4X1 KVM Switch and the Multiview 4X1 KVM Switch. With KanexPro’s Multiview KVM Switches, users can connect up to 4 host sources to the multi-window processors which can support 1080p or 4k resolutions to a single monitor or display. The processor supports four host devices in 4K/60hz resolution through a single HDMI output. The Multiview functionality provides real-time control of the four connected host devices ...

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StreamGear VidiMo Go

StreamGear Fuses Smartphone and Dedicated Cameras into New Live Video Production Paradigm with VidiMo

New hardware-and-app solution turns a phone and external video source into a complete production platform, making it easier than ever before to create high-quality live content November 7, 2019 — Reading, PA:  Video content creators ranging from professionals to social media enthusiasts can soon have a better way to share their vision with their audience through high-quality live productions. Streaming solutions startup StreamGear Inc. will come out of stealth mode at tomorrow’s StreamGeeks Summit conference in New York City by launching VidiMo, a new hardware-and-app combination that turns a smartphone and external video source into a full-fledged, virtual video production ...

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beyerdynamic’s Unite AP4 Access Point Now Shipping

Designed for the wireless Unite communication system from beyerdynamic  Farmingdale, NY. – October 28, 2019 – beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, is now shipping Unite  AP4 Access Point, a multifunctional device which can be used either as a 4-channel transmitter or as a 4-channel receiver for microphone operation with an individual return channel. Unite AP4 expansion component via access point creates the ultimate solution for fixed installation applications. With the AP4, users can rely on Unite in applications where a fixed installation is required. Featuring Dante-functionality and Phoenix inputs and outputs, Unite is ...

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Partnership with SafeGraph will Enhance Audience Measurement Precision of Vibenomics’ Audio Out-of-Home Advertising Marketplace

INDIANAPOLIS (October 15, 2019) Vibenomics, a cloud-based managed service provider of audio experience solutions to location-based businesses and connected cities, today announced a partnership with SafeGraph, the leader for points-of-interest (POI) and business listing data in the U.S., that will result in greater precision for marketers leveraging audience-targeting and measurement in Vibenomics’ newly-launched Audio Out-Of-Home Advertising Marketplace. Vibenomics enables location-based businesses and connected cities to create and control their background musical “vibe” to enhance sales and enrich the visitor experience. Scientific studies show that background music influences how much time spent in a store, what to buy, how much to ...

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Magewell Eco Capture

Magewell Bringing New Eco Capture Models and North American Debuts to 2019 NAB Show New York

Company will showcase new offerings across all of its major product groups — capture, conversion and streaming October 10, 2019 — Nanjing, China: Continuing its whirlwind world tour after highly-successful exhibits in China, Australia and Europe the past three months, Magewell is heading to the Big Apple next week with a full slate of new and recently-introduced solutions. Demonstrations in booth N354 at NAB Show New York (October 16 and 17) will include two products making their North American debuts, along with previously-unannounced new model variants in the company’s Eco Capture family of ultra-compact, power-efficient, M.2 video capture cards. Already ...

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beyerdynamic to Attend Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo

beyerdynamic will showcase the Unite Digital Wireless Communication System and the Phonum Bluetooth/USB-C Speakerphone Farmingdale, NY. – October 3, 2019 – beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, is set to attend the Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo in Denver, Colorado October 16-17, 2019. beyerdynamic will showcase the Unite Digital Wireless Communication System and the Phonum Bluetooth/USB-C Speakerphone, along with additional products from their high-quality, award-winning product lineup. beyerdynamic’s Unite Digital Wireless Communication System offers a simple solution for wireless communication. From tour guides, through voice transmission for speeches, to interpreter applications – Unite ...

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Hitachi Kokusai Makes Broadcast-Class 1080p Acquisition More Affordable with New Camera System Accessories

Debuting at NAB Show New York, CU-HD550 CCU and CA-HF550 camera adapter lower system cost for progressive capture with popular Z and SK-series cameras Woodbury, NY, October 2, 2019 — Broadcast and production cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America,Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) have long been renowned for delivering rich features and outstanding quality with exceptional price/performance value. At the upcoming NAB Show New York, the company will make full-HD, 1080p60 video acquisition even more economical with the unveiling of the new CU-HD550 camera control unit (CCU) and CA-HF550 camera adapter. The new accessories will make their worldwide debut in booth N438 ...

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