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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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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 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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