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June 2012

SVC June 2012

Tech Showcases

Outdoor Speakers

By Bennett Liles

The great outdoors is no barrier to great sound, especially with the newer models of outdoor speakers now available. …

LED/LCD Monitors

By Mark Johnson

Back in the day the word “monitor” was usually used to describe a very accurate broadcast display (though in those days it was a CRT). …

New Products

GefenPRO 8×8 Matrix for HDMI w/4 ELR/POL

The GefenPRO 8×8 Matrix for HDMI w/4 ELR/POL offers full cross-point routing among all eight sources and displays using HDMI….

Mitsubishi 56P-QF65LCU

Mitsubishi’s 56P-QF65LCU monitor offers 4K resolution (3840×2160 pixels)….

Christie SKA-3D

The SKA-3D digital cinema processor delivers high audio performance and 2D/3D image playback from many content source on any brand of projector….

Hitachi TB-1 Wireless USB Tablet

The TB-1 features an 8in. by 5in. touch-sensitive screen that lets users write or draw over video or still images that are projected….

Altinex CNK261, CNK271, CNK361, CNK260

Each Cable-Nook Jr. or Cable-Nook interconnect package installs into a table’s surface and includes a dual AC power plate and a set of retaining grommets….

SunBriteTV Signature Series

The 32-, 55-, and 65in. models are designed to resist rain, humidity, salt corrosion, dust, and insects….

Peavey Impluse 261

The Impulse 261 features two 6.5in. woofers and a 1in. neodymium-loaded, titanium dome tweeter mounted on a waveguide….

Crown Audio I-Tech 4x3500HD DriveCore Series

The I-Tech 4x3500HD incorporates Crown’s Class I engine with DriveCore technology….

Contemporary Research 232-ATSC+1

The 232-ATSC+1 HDTV tuner includes Ethernet, web, RS-232, and IR control, frontpanel USB for updates, and new text-based menus for easy setup….

Point Source Audio CO-5w

The waterproof version features a special water-protected mic element….

Optoma TL30W and TL50W

Both projectors offer wireless connectivity to WiFi-capable PCs, smartphones, or tablets….

Video Mount Products ER-1-4PKIT

The ER-1-4PKIT Expansion Kit for the ER-1 Equipment Rack transforms a two-post rack into a four-post rack….

MultiDyne KVM-1000

The KVM-1000 was designed to transport computer graphics while extending computer control via USB….

Phoenix Audio Technologies Quattro3

All models in the Q3 family can be daisy-chained and powered from a single source, using a standard Ethernet cable….


Mackie ProFX16 Mixer

Reviewer: John McJunkin

A client for whom I recently did a conference room redesign and upgrade specified that the company would like for the conferences to be made available for live streaming over the Internet. …

Roland VR-3 and VR-5 Review

Reviewer: Jan Ozer

If you or a customer are looking for an inexpensive video switcher with a small footprint for embedded or portable use, you need to check out the Roland VR-3 and VR-5 multichannel SD switchers….

Columns & Features

Multipurpose Museum

By Cynthia Wisehart

In the process of the renovation, the New-York Historical Society Museum has not just become a 21st century museum but also a competitive events venue. …

InfoComm 2012: Pro Audio

By Mike McIntyre

In this article I have featured a few new pro audio products that will either be debuting at InfoComm or have recently been introduced and are worthy of your consideration while on the show floor. …

InfoComm 2012: Pro Video

By Jonathan Brawn CTS, ISF, ISF-C, DSCE, DSDE, DSNE

The two things we have come to expect from InfoComm are a trend-setting tradeshow and an excellent curriculum of continuing education courses taught by industry experts from around the world. …

AV/IT Expertise: Sustainable Technology Environments Program

By Patrick Barron

The term “green AV” describes the effort the professional audio/video industry is taking to implement energy efficient and environmentally friendly measures in all aspects of the industry. …

EASE Modeling for a Multipurpose Venue, Part 1

With Bennett Liles

North Carolina’s Elon University had an auditorium designed for a its huge pipe organ, but they needed a sound system that could cope with its multi-use role. …

EASE Modeling for a Multipurpose Venue, Part 2

With Bennett Liles

North Carolina’s Elon University needed a complete sound system upgrade for its revered Whitley Auditorium….

On the Circuit

By Cynthia Wisehart

Looking at the new exhibitors at InfoComm, I see some definite areas of interest: flexible displays, videoconferencing, and Corning Gorilla Glass, to name a few….

Ethernet AVB

By Mike Sims

I sense change coming in the world of AVB, and many of us who have been following its progress are happy to see it. …

The Buzz

NSCA Members Honored During 30th Year Celebration

NSCA will begin its year-long celebration of its 30th year starting at InfoComm during the Member Appreciation Reception at the NSCA booth, C11536, on Thursday, June 14, from 3-5 p.m. …

Business Skills Give Integrators the Advantage

It’s not too late. You can still register for a variety of educational sessions offered through NSCA University during InfoComm 2012. …

Industry Bands Holds Charity Concert at InfoComm

Join the NSCA Education Foundation and The Drunk Unkles from 9-11 p.m. on June 14, at Gilley’s Saloon in Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, during InfoComm 2012. …

NSCA and Women in AV Come Together at InfoComm 2012

Join NSCA and the Women in AV (WAVE) on Wednesday, June 13, from 3 – 4 p.m. for an informal networking reception sponsored by FSR at the NSCA booth, #C11536. …

CEDIA Expo: Why You Need to Be at this Year’s Show

If you’re looking for a place to explore new business opportunities look no further, with 135 Education courses, 121 product categories featured, and 444 exhibitors, CEDIA Expo is a worthwhile investment….

YouTube Channel: BTX Technologies

In this video, you will learn how to terminate the coaxial video contacts, the audio/control contacts and the RJ-45 connectors for the ProBlox and ProBlox-D connectors….

Distributed Worship Audio

Founded nearly half a century ago in Northampton Township, Penn., Saint Bede the Venerable has grown to more than 10,000 parishioners. The church recently underwent a $5 million renovation and expansion….

Videowall Visualization

Dubbed Raidious Control, Raidious’ new office space is located right over the Hard Rock Café in a historic downtown Indianapolis building. …

InfoComm International Mobile App

To make the most of your InfoComm membership year-round, download the new InfoComm International app….

Networked AV System Class Offered at InfoComm University

InfoComm University is offering an important new class, “Networked AV Systems.” …

InfoComm’s Latest Award Winners

InfoComm recognizes this year’s Educator of the Year and Adele DeBerri Award winners….

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