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RoseWater Energy Brings EMI Onboard

Michigan now has manufacturer’s representation SUNRISE, FL – July 28, 2022 – RoseWater Energy Group, manufacturer of the residential energy storage Hub™, an all-in-one 24/7 solution to clean energy, power conditioning, surge protection, solar battery storage, office and home battery backup with remote monitoring and redundant industrial-grade systems, has brought Electrical Materials Inc. (EMI) onboard as the manufacturer’s representatives to cover Michigan. EMI was founded in 1969 and formed AV Integrated Services in 1996 to address the growing needs of AV specialists and custom installation companies in their territory. As the Lutron rep for over 40 years, EMI is one ...

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Amino and Innovative Systems Complete Android TV Integration to Offer Managed Video Solution Ideal for Independent Service Providers

Amigo 7X Set-top Enhanced by Amino Engage and InnoStream TV Platform Provides Access to Linear and Streaming Channels, and Offers Significant OPEX Savings Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, and Innovative Systems today announced the availability of their integrated Android TV managed service offering to bring a wider variety of content to a diverse population of subscribers. This powerful technology combination provides a carrier-grade system with a modern user experience for linear and streaming content, while supporting legacy Pay TV infrastructures, giving independent service providers a cost-efficient, competitive edge. The Amigo 7X features Amino Engage, a SaaS management ...

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TMC names AVer a 2022 Communications Solutions Products of the Year Award Winner

Fremont, Calif. (July 21, 2022) — AVer Information Inc. USA, the award-winning provider of education technology and video collaboration solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded the CAM550 a 2022 Communications Solutions Products of the Year Award. The AVer CAM550 features 4K dual lens technology with 12X optical zoom (24X total zoom) to offer precise and clear viewing of meeting rooms and participants. The second lens is an AI lens with 95° FOV to provide a panoramic view of the room. Picture-in-picture functions to simultaneously view the speaker and a panoramic view of the room. ...

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Utelogy expands Utelligence Program with latest edition of Sennheiser, announcing support for TeamConnect Ceiling 2 (TCC2)

July 25, 2022 Utelogy Corporation, a visionary provider of management, monitoring, and analytics software for the connected workspace, has further expanded its innovative Utelligence Program for A/V and UC Device Standardization by introducing new support for the Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 (TCC2) and upcoming support for the Sennheiser SpeechLine series. This alliance with the high-quality manufacturer of sound and professional audio will provide end-user customers, integrators, and Managed Service Providers with the following benefits: Easy and fast integration of Sennheiser TCC2 ceiling microphone in Utelogy Proactive alerts and monitoring for an “always available” and enhanced user experience Insight and management ...

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Prodrive Technologies Joins SDVoE Alliance as an Adopting Member

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 Prodrive Technologies, Eindhoven – The Netherlands, has joined the SDVoE Alliance as an Adopting member. Founded in 1993, Prodrive Technologies is a 2,000 FTE-sized company, which designs and manufactures high-tech electronics, software, and mechatronic products and systems. Prodrive has six dedicated technology programs and three highly automated manufacturing sites globally. In close cooperation with customers, Prodrive develops and delivers a wide range of high-tech products, systems, and solutions for different markets. Moreover, Prodrive has been ...

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AVer Unveils VC550, 4K Dual Lens PTZ Conferencing Camera

AVer Information Inc. USA, the award-winning provider of education technology and video collaboration solutions, announces the AVer VC550, a 4K dual lens conference camera with scalable speakerphone technology. The VC550 combines automated PTZ functionality, dynamic framing technology and Smart Gallery capabilities to create a reliable and versatile solution for medium to large rooms. Designed for medium to large conference rooms, the VC550 delivers unprecedented audiovisual quality to empower impactful collaboration experiences. The VC550 boasts 4K dual lens technology with 12X optical zoom (24X total zoom) to offer precise and clear viewing of meeting rooms and participants. Featuring dynamic framing technology, ...

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CEDIA Expo to Include Over 150 Sessions on New Markets and Emerging Trends

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, design and construction professionals connect, learn, and engage, announces reinvigorated educational programming. CEDIA Expo will feature over 150 sessions, including the CEDIA Expo Conference, manufacturer product trainings and show floor stage sessions. Curated by CEDIA, the global membership association for the home technology industry, CEDIA Expo Conference will feature many brand-new sessions, including all-new wellness track and lighting tracks. The program includes the return of “Ask the Experts,” a popular open forum session, and a Spanish-language track. This year’s CEDIA Expo includes the debut of the CEDIA Advocacy Town Hall, a free ...

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AVer Receives 2022 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award

Fremont, Calif. (July 18, 2022) — AVer Information Inc. USA, the award-winning provider of education technology and video collaboration solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, has named AVer CAM550 as a 2022 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award winner. The CAM550 is AVer’s first ever conferencing camera featuring a secondary AI camera. 4K dual-lens camera technology captures the room in its entirety, providing a premium conferencing experience for mid-to-large scale rooms. Optimized for professional-quality video calls, the CAM550 brings brilliantly sharp, detailed video to any medium ...

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Jetbuilt Vectorworks

Jetbuilt and Vectorworks Announce Integration Partnership

Two best-in-class applications partner to improve designer’s workflow. Newport Beach, Calif. – July 19, 2022 – Jetbuilt, the global leader in project sales and management software announces a partnership with Vectorworks, the award-winning international design and BIM software provider, to offer a uniquely customized integration between the two powerful platforms. A Jetbuilt project can now seamlessly export into Vectorworks ConnectCAD to create CAD drawings, BIM models, 3D renderings and more. Alternately, a Vectorworks design in ConnectCAD can be efficiently pushed into Jetbuilt for fast and powerful quoting.  Respected globally as a leader in CAD solutions, Vectorworks played a formative role ...

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Resideo Acquires Electronic Custom Distributors

Acquisition builds upon growing AV and Smart Home product category within ADI Global Distribution Resideo Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of home comfort and security solutions and distributor of commercial and residential security and audio-visual products, today announced it has acquired privately held Electronic Custom Distributors, Inc. (“ECD”), based in Houston, Texas. ECD was founded in 1960 and is a leading regional distributor of residential audio, video, automation, security, wire and telecommunication products. With four branch locations and a 30,000 sq. ft. distribution center, ECD serves AV contractors across the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas (TOLA) region, and will ...

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AVer Announces Zoom Certification for DL10 and PTC310UV2

AVer Information Inc., the award-winning provider of video collaboration and education technology solutions, announces today that the innovative DL10 and PTC310UV2 cameras are certified as Zoom Rooms Certified Hardware by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. The DL10 is the newest Distance Learning Tracking Camera from AVer that features a 6X total zoom, camera tracking AI, and USB plug-and-play functionality, allowing educators to teach classes anywhere without having to worry about manual framing or tracking adjustments. Weighing only 745 grams, the DL10 is the ideal choice for space-conscious rooms and hybrid teaching environments, perfectly balanced between classroom needs and school budgets. The ...

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Snap One Launches Triad PDX Speaker Series To Bring Premium Sound & Easy Installation to Architectural Projects

Snap One today announced the launch of the Triad PDX Series of architectural speakers to provide Partners with a solution that pairs the premium audio performance that Triad is known for with a simplified installation experience made possible by Push Lock by Swarm technology. Coined “PDX” in homage to the Portland Airport – the city in which each speaker is custom-designed and engineered – the series includes thirteen speakers and nineteen accessories, including optional custom-colored grilles, rear enclosures and pre-construction brackets. “The PDX series marks the first Triad launch since the Snap One and Control4 merger in 2019, and it ...

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Vanco Unveils Expandable Microphone and Audio Extension Solution

Vanco International LLC, an industry leader in AV distribution and electronic accessory products, today announces additions to the PulseAudio line that will allow audio technicians to extend multiple audio sources up to 984 feet (300 m) over a single Cat 5e/6 cable. Perfect for either installed or live applications, these two new products enable simple and affordable analog audio capture and transmission. PA-EXMIX Mixing Microphone and Analog Audio Extender The PA-EXMIX extends analog audio signals up to 984 feet (300m). It is comprised of two units: a transmitter and receiver. The transmitter captures up to two audio inputs (XLR and ...

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New Lectern Design Promises to “Future-Proof” Your Classroom

This wheelchair-friendly lectern also handles a wide variety of classroom technology CCI has announced the latest addition to its family of lecterns designed for the Education Market. “What makes this product unique is its modular design,” says Frank Kolavo, Founder of CCI. “Our customers challenged us to create a product that was adjustable for sit-to-stand use, wheelchair-friendly, and could also manage a wide variety of today’s classroom technology. Oh, and did I mention it needs to be affordable?” says Kolavo. This innovative product was created in collaboration with the University of North Carolina. On July 10th, the Configure-IT Lectern was ...

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Panasonic Connect Introduces New Offerings to Enhance Engagement and Collaboration in Higher Education and Corporate Environments

New AV Solutions bring ultra-connected, interactive engagement to in-person and hybrid environments Panasonic Connect North America, today announced several collaboration-focused solutions to its professional audiovisual (AV) portfolio to create interactive experiences for students, educators and professionals across in-person and remote environments. The new audio and display solutions join Panasonic’s holistic ecosystem of professional AV technology on display at InfoComm in booth #N1629, aimed at improving work and learning experiences. “Flexible technology that creates opportunities for workers, educators and students to engage more seamlessly and create deeper connections is no longer a nice to have, but a necessity across corporate environments ...

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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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Yamaha Becomes Adopting Member of the SDVoE Alliance

Yamaha Corporation has announced that it has joined the SDVoE Alliance, a non-profit consortium of technology providers, which is collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet for transporting AV signals in professional AV environments. Yamaha has been manufacturing network equipment in Japan for more than 25 years*. In 1987, the company introduced its first large-scale integrated circuit (LSIC) for communication, based on its digital audio processing technology, and went on to develop its own network devices. Adopted in a range of applications, including offices and retail stores, Yamaha network switches quickly became renowned for their reliability. More recently, the company ...

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SoundTube Adds Electro-Acoustics Systems Pte Ltd for Southeast Asia

EAS will cover Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Brunei Lenexa, Kan. – July 11, 2022 – MSE Audio, parent company of seven leading commercial and residential loudspeaker brands including SoundTube, is pleased to announce the new partnership with Electro-Acoustics Systems Pte Ltd (EAS) as their distributor for Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Brunei for SoundTube, SolidDrive, Soundsphere and Rockustics. “EAS is a great company with a long, rich history in the AV industry,” said Ken Hecht, VP at MSE Audio. “With EAS’ extensive design and installation experience in pro AV, broadcast, sound reinforcement, and other commercial audio solutions, our brands will be ...

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