By Mark Johnson
While conference mics usually share a common form factor (gooseneck mic attached to a base), the implementations and technology can vary widely. …
By Bennett Liles
Just as with their view of the world, PTZ cameras seem to have gotten a piece of the action from every direction with each new wave in technology. …
Studio Six Digital iTestMic Review
Reviewer: John McJunkin
Studio Six Digital has developed a calibrated test microphone known as the iTestMic, and an iPhone app that features a suite of audio tools that are eminently useful to the audio pro….
Eos Commercial Wireless Audio System Review
Reviewer: John McJunkin
IntelliTouch’s Eos Commercial Wireless has introduced a wireless commercial music/paging system intended primarily for applications in professional offices, spas, cafes, restaurants, and bars. …
Columns & Features
Integrated Emergency Response
By Don Kreski
Extreme weather, fire, and earthquakes can be costly and tragic realities. The right technology—properly integrated—can significantly improve preparedness and response. …
By Cynthia Wisehart
As we were going to press, Hurricane Sandy hit our Lower Manhattan offices, taking out our power, phones, and email for one week, and affecting some of our colleagues in their homes and neighborhoods. …
A Closer Look at Streaming Servers
By Jan Ozer
How to choose between the candidates? The obvious first question is whether it can deliver video to the platforms that you’re targeting using the technologies and protocols that you want to use. A quick review of the origins of each server will shed some light here. …
By Betsy Jaffe, Director of Public and Government Relations for InfoComm International
Like a cartoon character followed by a persistent black cloud, the Washington, D.C., area (along with other cities and towns reliant on federal or military spending) is under the threat of sequestration, set to dive off a “fiscal cliff.”…
BenQ MS517, MX518, and MW519 SmartEco Projectors
BenQ has announced the MS517, MX518, and MW519 SmartEco projectors for small- to medium-sized spaces….
Christie G Series is ideal for board and conference rooms, government, houses of worship, higher education facilities, and more. …
RTI RKM-1+ Multi-room Audio Keypad
RTI has announced the RKM-1+, the latest version of the RKM-1 multi-room audio keypad….
FSR Digital/Analog Wall Plate Interface
The FSR Digital/Analog Wall Plate Interface fits in a standard two-gang electrical box and has a dual Decora faceplate available in white, black, and ivory to match the décor of the installation….
PixelFLEX LED Curtain
PixelFLEX has expanded the LED Curtain line to include 18mm, 30mm, 50mm, and 100mm screens….
Revolabs Hybrid HD Microphone and XLR Adapter
The wired Hybrid microphone and XLR adapter takes the guesswork out of microphone placement, resulting in optimized audio pick up during meetings….
Community DA6 Surface-Mount Loudspeaker
The Community DA6 offers a 115-degree cone-shaped coverage pattern that emanates from the face of the loudspeaker downwards at a 26-degree angle from the wall….
Fairlight XSTREAM Desktop Control Surface
Picture keys on the Fairlight XSTREAM self-label instantly for easy navigation, which means the control surface reinvents itself for each task. …
BenQ VW30 Monitor
The VW30 LED Monitor series features MacBook compatibility, LED backlighting, VA panel technology, and all-white construction….
Shure SBC210 Portable Charger and SBC-DC Bodypack Power Insert
Shure has announced rechargeable accessories: the SBC210 portable charger and SBC-DC bodypack power insert….
The Mini Audio Amplifier is a quarter-rack-width digital amplifier (Class D) with equalizer control and mic mixer….
DVEO MultiStreamer Flypack
The MultiStreamer Flypack is a portable video production and streaming unit in a rolling rackmount TSA-certified case….
AKG C451 65th Anniversary Edition Microphone and K702 Anniversary Edition Headphones
AKG has introduced a line of limited edition products….
Stagelite Stereo is suitable for polarized 3D projection systems including RealD….
Altinex AC301-250 Dual-Button Controller
The AC301-250 works in conjunction with external video and audio inputs mounted into the boardroom table, underneath the table, or anywhere else in the room….
Platinum Tools Threaded Screw Bridle Rings
Platinum Tools Threaded Screw Bridle Rings attach with beam clamps on flanges up to .5in….
Peerless-AV Equipment Racks
The Peerless-AV series includes standard AV frame racks from 18RU to 44RU with a choice of closed, open, or extra-large open side panels for varying budgets and cabling requirements….
Audinate Dante-MY16-AUD Mini-YGDAI
The updated version of the Audinate Dante-MY16-AUD Mini-YGDAI allows the head amps in the Rio3224-D and Rio1608-D I/O rack units to be remotely controlled….
Lumenix GigaCore Ethernet Switches
The three new models of Lumenix GigaCore line—GigaCore 12, GigaCore 14R, and GigaCore 16Xt—are managed through a web interface….
Outbid the Competition and Boost Your Profits
NSCA needs your help in completing the final stage of the Labor Installation Standard that includes providing information on average times for installing specific systems in the AV, security, video, digital signage, and more sectors in the low voltage electronic systems industry. …
CEDIA has ways to help take the guess work out of choosing the right business tools. …
Finding money to finance new products and technologies is a challenge your customers face on a regular basis. …
Be the first to read the results of InfoComm International’s October 2012 Economic Snapshot Survey. …
A brand-new guide to implementing ANSI/INFOCOMM 2M-2010, Standard Guide for Audiovisual Systems Design and Coordination Processes. …
Your company could join the list of AV companies that are sponsoring scholarships for U.S. veterans to enroll in AV Heroes, a six-week training program that ends with the CTS exam. …
InfoComm is seeking experienced speakers for its 2013 Regional Roundtable and webinar series. …
The Board of Directors of InfoComm International has announced David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, will become the next executive director/CEO of InfoComm International, effective Jan. 1, 2013….
New Book: iTunes Music
In iTunes Music, author and world-class mastering engineer Bob Katz starts out with the basics, surveys the recent past, and brings you quickly up to the present—where the current state of digital audio is bleak. …
The $2.4 billion Revel casino resort in Atlantic City is an impressive sight, with its gleaming 47-story tower, more than 1,000 rooms, and 130,000 square feet of gaming floor. …