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EARN AND LEARN WITH CHIEF

EARN AND LEARN WITH CHIEF

Chief has launched a training course that focuses on digital signage solutions in commercial spaces. The course is designed to help maximise the impact of content through Chief digital signage solutions including its ConnexSys video wall mounting system, and provides free industry credits – 1 InfoComm CTS RU, 1.5 CEDIA CEUs and 1 DSEG credit
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August 12, 2014 Industry, Training

HEARING HOTSPOT

HEARING HOTSPOT

Williams Sound’s Hearing HotSpot is a new listening technology that allows any venue to stream audio via in-house wi-fi from TVs, music sources or live programmes, directly to a patron’s smartphone or tablet. To listen, a patron simply connects to the venue’s wi-fi, downloads the free Hearing Hotspot app from the Google Play or Apple
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August 6, 2014 Products

BYOD WITH KRAMER VIA COLLAGE

BYOD WITH KRAMER VIA COLLAGE

Designed for the growing education, hospitality and corporate markets, Kramer’s new VIA Collage wireless collaboration device enables up to 256 users to connect and collaborate wirelessly from any mix of devices. Meeting attendees can easily create and edit a common document using computers, tablets or phones and at any time, anyone connected to the VIA
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August 6, 2014 Products

AV Industry Awards (AVIAs) 2014 Finalists Announced

AV Industry Awards (AVIAs) 2014 Finalists Announced

How do you compare an opera house stage management system with a national retail video narrowcast network, or a virtual chamber orchestra with a city-wide event control network? That was the task set for the AV Industry Awards (AVIAs) judging panel to arrive at the list of finalists for the 2014 awards. The substantial increase in
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August 5, 2014 Shows

ABOVE-CEILING BOX REDESIGNED

ABOVE-CEILING BOX REDESIGNED

Chief has released new plenum-rated above-ceiling storage boxes designed to eliminate swing down doors. “The new boxes are easy to work with on site and allow installers to better place projectors and equipment,” says product manager Luke Westin. “It’s a great solution for non-permanent conference rooms.” The boxes include a drop-down feature that lowers the
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August 1, 2014 Products

NEW SONY PRO COMPACT

NEW SONY PRO COMPACT

Sony’s newly launched 4K-ready PXW-X70 is the first compact XDCAM professional camcorder and expands the file-based XDCAM family to a smaller form factor and lower price point. Suited to a range of applications from news-gathering and documentary to events work, the model features a 1-inch Exmor R CMOS sensor with 20 megapixel resolution, improved low
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July 31, 2014 Products

GOTTA WEAR SHADES

GOTTA WEAR SHADES

At the forefront of the 4K launches at InfoComm this year was Digital Projection’s Insight 4K Laser projector, delivering 12,000 lumens of solid state illumination – no consummables required – and 20,000 hours of lamp life. A single unit is able to project large, detailed images where previously edge blending two or more projectors would
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July 30, 2014 Innovations

OTTO JOINS ANYA

OTTO JOINS ANYA

EAW has debuted the first subwoofer in its Adaptive Performance Series headlined by the Anya three-way full-range loudspeaker system. Loaded with two 18-inch woofers – with acoustic energy exiting from four spaced apertures in the corners of the enclosure – each Otto module provides plenty of LF energy with an output of 131dB and response
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July 30, 2014 Products

MORE APPLE PRO RES FOR BLACKMAGIC

MORE APPLE PRO RES FOR BLACKMAGIC

Blackmagic Design’s newly released free Camera 1.8.2 software adds three new Apple ProRes file formats for its Cinema Camera, Pocket Cinema Camera and Production Camera 4K, giving users significantly smaller video file sizes while preserving full frame 10-bit 4:2:2 quality. The update adds ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT and ProRes 422 Proxy to the existing
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July 29, 2014 Products

KRAMER CONVERSIONS

KRAMER CONVERSIONS

The new FC series of Kramer’s bidirectional hardware and software interface systems enable control of RS-232 and/or RS-485 controllable machines via an Ethernet LAN, giving installers the ability to implement simultaneous control over multiple AV devices spread throughout an installation by offering bidirectional Ethernet to serial conversion. Each product operates as a network server, which
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July 29, 2014 Products