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After COVID-19 delays, TNDV has returned to ‘The Caverns’ to help produce an 11th season of music from the underground amphitheater for PBS television viewers NASHVILLE, May 4, 2022 — TNDV, a division of Live Media Group Holdings, has just wrapped TV production services for new episodes of Bluegrass Underground: The Caverns Sessions, which will return to PBS this year for its 11th season. TNDV has now provided all equipment and technical crew for 10 seasons of the venerable, nationally syndicated series. The live concerts were captured by the TNDV production crew from March 18-20 at The Caverns, which became ...

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Navori Labs unveils QL 2.7, the latest release of QL Software

Navori Labs announces the immediate availability of QL 2.7, the company’s first major digital signage software release in several years. QL 2.7, which introduces an expansive suite of new features that cross all core software elements (QL Content Manager, QL Player and QL Server), will receive its public debut at the upcoming ISE and InfoComm shows in Barcelona (May 11-14, Fira Barcelona Gran Via, Stand 6K350) and Las Vegas (June 8-10, Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth N3318), respectively. Featuring a near complete overhaul of its content management user interface, expanded player functionality and direct integration to Navori’s homegrown Aquaji marketing ...

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Teamwork Brings Retailer’s Vision to Life

PDC AVL is well known in the pro AV industry for their unique installation methods. When the job calls for it, they will design and fabricate custom mounts and brackets specific for the needs of the project. In the commercial and church audio visual and lighting world they work in, it happens frequently. AOTO, a leading global LED application products manufacturer, was recently contacted by Sound Solutions for help with an unusual LED video panel installation at one of their long-term clients. The retailer was designing and constructing a brand-new location in Los Angeles and had a unique vision with ...

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nsign.tv will demonstrate the business impact of its digital signage platform at ISE 2022

The Barcelona-based digital signage technology start-up nsign.tv is pleased to announce its participation at ISE 2022 at Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía, from May 10-13 in stand # 6G175, where it will be showcasing the new functionalities and improved usability of its digital signage platform—winner of Digital Signage Technology of the Year at the AV Awards—and the positive impact the technology can have on businesses.   “At this year’s ISE, as well as exhibiting our platform’s technological advances, we are going to demonstrate that digital signage is much more than simply showing content on a screen. It has evolved to ...

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Epson Now Shipping Breakthrough High Lumen Projectors Offering up to 20,000 Lumens for Live Event and Large Venue Installations

Epson Pro Series Now Includes World’s Lightest and Smallest 20,000-Lumen Projectors Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced it is now shipping the new EB-PU 2100 and 2200 Pro Series interchangeable lens projectors for live event and large venue installations. Offering 13,000, 16,000 and 20,000 lumen2 options, the new lineup includes the world’s smallest and lightest 20,000 lumen projectors3 – EB-PU2220B and EB-PU2120W – which are 60% smaller and 50% lighter than their predecessors. Representing a new era in large venue and live event projection, the new compact, ultra-lightweight, 3LCD projectors join Epson’s existing Pro Series interchangeable lens ...

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Scalable Display Technologies and Q4 Services Unite in Teaming Agreement

Scalable Display Technologies, an industry-leading application provider that automatically calibrates the color, intensity and geometry of images from multiple projectors, announces a teaming agreement with Q4 Services, an independent manufacturer and provider of innovative visual display systems for the global flight simulation and training industry. Scalable has worked closely with Q4 Services to develop a new collimated screens panel to calibrate even the most demanding displays. Traditional mirror-based collimated displays present several challenges for an automated alignment system. This can be exacerbated when the collimating mirror is stretched mylar instead of glass. Collimated displays present a unique set of challenges ...

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ViewSonic’s New ViewBoard 62 Series Awarded EPEAT Silver Certification, Leading the Interactive Flat Panel Industry

 ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, today announced that its next-generation ViewBoard 62 series of interactive displays has been awarded the EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) Silver certification—the highest environmental rating achieved by any interactive flat panels currently on the market. In ViewSonic’s commitment to sustainability, the company’s products have continuously been designed to be energy efficient and eco-friendly. “ViewSonic leads the way with our innovation in interactive displays, with functionality, product design and sustainability in mind. The ViewBoard 62 series’ EPEAT silver certification is a clear recognition of our environmental commitments,” said Bonny Cheng, Chief Operating Officer, ...

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Pure IP Launches Zoom Phone Solution

Pure IP, a leading global provider of enterprise voice communications, is now available on the Zoom Phone Provider Exchange program from Zoom Video Communications Inc. The recently announced program allows customers to have the flexibility and choice to retain Pure IP as their PSTN provider and leverage their telephony network reach in new regions. Access Pure IP’s powered voice services by selecting and adding Pure IPs new app to Zoom on the Zoom App Marketplace. “We have always been proud to flexibly work with our customer’s choice of UC solutions, to build the best communications stack for their individual business,” ...

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Lightware Simplifies Meeting Room Connectivity for Florida Municipality

Florida is home to more than 267 cities and over 21 million people. Situated within Florida’s southern Atlantic coast is a large municipality, known as the Venice of America. The particular municipality is at the center of marine, manufacturing, finance, real estate and tourism industries along the Atlantic coast. It is establishing itself as a world-class international business center and one of the most desirable locations for new, expanding or relocating businesses. Situated within the municipality, the City Hall serves as a meeting facility for staff members, elected officials, advisory boards and committees. The City Hall utilizes Cisco Webex Room ...

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Family of ATEM Constellation HD Switchers, New Models of the ATEM 2 M/E Advanced Panel and Cintel Scanner Light Source

Blackmagic Design today announced a variety of new products at NAB, including a new family of ATEM Constellation HD switchers, 30 and 40 button models of the ATEM 2 M/E Advanced Panel, and a new high intensity light source for Cintel film scanners, New family of ATEM Constellation HD live production switchers (available now; from $995): The new models are a 1 M/E model with 10 x 3G‑SDI inputs, 2 M/E model with 20 x 3G‑SDI inputs and a 4 M/E model with 40 x 3G‑SDI inputs. All models include full standards conversion on every SDI input, 4 ATEM advanced ...

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Level 42 level-up with Electro-Voice and Dynacord for UK tour

The recent Level 42 UK tour called on the versatility of Electro-Voice and Dynacord equipment to ensure that every audience had the best-possible experience, no matter what kind of venue the band was performing in. The British jazz-funk band toured with an Electro-Voice X2 system as its main PA, driven by Dynacord TGX amplifiers with control from SONICUE sound system software. The tour marked the first time that the band’s FOH engineer, Mark Clements, had moved away from Level 42’s usual equipment supplier for 25 years. However, the band had been working with Merlin PA on overseas and festival packages, ...

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Visionary’s PacketAV Duet Promotes Unified Connectivity for the City of Prairie Village

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (April 20, 2022) — The City of Prairie Village is a suburban city located in Northeast Johnson County, Kansas. Developed in the 1940s, the City of Prairie Village is a quaint community with approximately 20,000 residents. It is recognized as one of America’s Best Suburbs. Situated within Prairie Village, the city council chambers, police department and other government agencies are housed in a single facility. Advanced Sound and Communication, a Kansas-based integrator serving the Midwest, was selected to redesign the City of Prairie Village’s main facility. “The City of Prairie Village contacted us for a completely new ...

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AVer Upgrades USB Management Software, EZManager 2

Fremont, Calif. (April 20, 2022) — AVer Information Inc. USA, the award-winning provider of education technology and video collaboration solutions, announces EZManager 2, a new system with an upgraded interface for managing AVer USB Cameras. AVer EZManager 2 is an easy-to-use central management tool to enable simplified control for all AVer USB video solutions. AVer EZManager 2 supports a comprehensive approach to IT management with a simplified user experience. This updated version features an improved user interface that enables users to quickly manage AVer devices. EZManager 2 allows users to flexibly manage, and control AVer USB devices via any user ...

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SDVoE Alliance to Highlight Sustainable Approach to High-Performance AV at ISE 2022

MONTREAL (April 19, 2022) – The SDVoE Alliance, a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, is set to showcase high-performance AV that promotes sustainability at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2022 from May 10–13, 2022, at FIRA Barcelona, Gran Vía. During the three-day event, the SDVoE Alliance will welcome Certified SDVoE Design Partners and Developers for free networking with the SDVoE Alliance’s members. During ISE 2022, the SDVoE Alliance will be focusing on an industry-trending topic —sustainability. The SDVoE catalog of products offers a mix of FPGA-based and ...

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PTN Joins SDVoE Alliance

The SDVoE Alliance, a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, announces PTN has joined the SDVoE Alliance as an adopting member. PTN Electronics is a contract manufacturer that has been focused on Pro AV engineering and manufacturing since the year 2008. Empowered by the latest technologies, PTN provides OEM and ODM services supported by our strong engineering team, SMT production lines, and metal production lines. Originating in Shenzhen, PTN has a factory in a TAA country and customer service located in the US. “Customer satisfaction is ...

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WhyReboot Wins RUCKUS Technical Family Partner of the Year for 2022

75% annual growth and a plethora of certifications drive accolades Miami, Fla. – April 12, 2022 – WhyReboot, an industry-leading network specialist that creates commercial-grade networks for advanced control and automation technologies in connected residential, commercial and luxury marine environments, is excited to announce they have been awarded RUCKUS’ Technical Family (RTF) Partner of the Year for 2022. “The RTF Partner of the Year Award is the most prestigious award in the region, which we give to the partner who most distinguishes themselves in the overall values of the Ruckus Technical Family: technical competence, vision and technological innovation, contribution to ...

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NETGEAR AV Line M4250 Network Switch

Mobile Video Devices (MVD) Adds NETGEAR Pro AV Optimized Network Switches to Distribution Roster

Full-service distributor to combine purpose-built managed switches, complementary product lines, and extensive NDI® expertise into easy-to-deploy AV over IP solutions Reading, PA and San Jose, CA – April 12, 2022 – Experienced audio/video technology distributor Mobile Video Devices Inc. (MVD) today announced a new distribution partnership with NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR), the leading provider of networking products that power businesses both large and small. The new agreement will see MVD distribute NETGEAR’s AV Line of managed network switches to Pro AV integrators and resellers across the United States, including the popular M4250 series of switches for AV over IP applications. NETGEAR’s ...

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Broadcast Pix introduces FX Hybrid, a new model to the 4K Hybrid line up

April 7, 2022 Broadcast Pix™ today announced the FX Hybrid, bringing the new Hybrid architecture to the AV market with the most powerful performance for the price in its class. The latest in the hybrid range, the FX Hybrid delivers incredible flexibility, from HDMI to SDI to network inputs at 4K resolution at an affordable price point and replaces the legacy FX series with a single more powerful and flexible model. The FX Hybrid also includes Commander, the totally configurable browser-based remote user interface, media-aware macros, and the recently released GuestPix as standard providing industry-leading control, automation, and connectivity. The ...

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