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VuWall Launches CoScape, Wireless Presentation System

VuWall Launches CoScape, Wireless Presentation System

The developer of video wall management software, VuWall jumps into the meeting room with the launch of CoScape, a wireless presentation system designed for meeting rooms. CoScape allows easy collaboration and sharing of computer content on a video wall, a large monitor or a projector-- whatever device you customers are using, be it a laptop, a smartphone or a tablet. With CoScape, there are no cables cluttering the meeting room table and no training is required to understand how it works. Just plug and go. The user who wants to give a pres... Read more

Ricoh's Unified Communication System, the P3500M

Ricoh's Unified Communication System, the P3500M

In USA, Ricoh announces its Unified Communication System, the P3500M — a portable, all-in-one system the size of a laptop. The device weighs 1.58kg device and includes an HD camera, microphone and speakers (inside a soft carrying case). An upgrade to the P3500 which won the IF Design Award in 2015, the P3500M’ s 2.0 megapixel camera includes a 125-degree wide-angle lens. It can be unpacked, plugged in, connected and ready in one minute. Additionally Mobile workers can stay connected no matter what WebRTC-supportive platforms their collabor... Read more

There's NO Polycom-Mitel Deal; Siris Capital Steps In

There's NO Polycom-Mitel Deal; Siris Capital Steps In

There's NO Polycom-Mitel deal and it's probably just as well. Siris Capital steps in, killing a deal engineered by activist hedge fund Elliott Management, which bought stakes in both Polycom and Mitel. But there will be no tears as Mitel walks away with $60 million in deal-cancellation fees (and Elliott Mangements' has been busy with its recent victory, selling EMC Corp. to Dell Inc.) The new deal (still subject to regulatory approval, shareholder approval and other customary closing conditions) sees Siris Capital pay $12.50 per share for P... Read more

Nortek Sell-Off May Face Lawsuits

Nortek Sell-Off May Face Lawsuits

Nortek, the diversified industrial company that holds 9 of our industry's brands in its Audio, Video & Control group, will sell the entire company to a British turn-around specialist for $2.6 billion...or maybe not... Nortek's Audio, Video & Control brands include ELAN, Furman, Gefen, Niles, Panamax, Xantech, Speakercraft, Proficient and Sunfire. Another division, Ergonomic & Productivity Solutions, also includes brands in our channels, Ergotron, Anthro and OmniMount. (Which always raises the question for AV: "What, we aren't ergonomic or ... Read more

DSS Europe 2016 Breaks Own Record

DSS Europe 2016 Breaks Own Record

This year’s Digital Signage Summit Europe broke its own records: the event saw more attendees, more exhibitors and more speakers discussing more important topics for the future of the sector than ever before. All in all, 503 attendees filled the two-day DSS Europe conference to listen to 40 plus speakers and the 40 exhibitors making their way to the Munich-based conference. Despite summer temperatures, all presentations and panels were well attended. This year’s DSS Europe was also historic: the largest and most successful conference to-d... Read more

New PoleVault Digital Systems Feature 4K Local HDMI Inputs and Network Enhancements

New PoleVault Digital Systems Feature 4K Local HDMI Inputs and Network Enhancements

Extron Electronics introduces a new generation of PoleVault Digital Classroom AV Systems, powered by an upgraded ENERGY STAR compliant switcher/amplifier with enhanced capabilities. The new systems provide 4K video switching to ensure compatibility with both current and future sources and displays. They also feature local HDMI inputs that are ideal for sources that do not need direct user access, including Extron ShareLink, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast, as well as CATV tuners and streaming decoders. In many cases, these devices can also ... Read more

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Control & Integrator Solutions

Crestron PinPoint App and Cloud-based Enterprise

Crestron PinPoint App and Cloud-based Enterprise

At InfoComm16, Crestron demonstrated two solutions that, together, address the problems and costs related to unproductive meetings-- and unused, underused, and misused meeting spaces. Crestron Fusion Cloud, the enterprise management... Read more

Displays

Newline Interactive’s Ultra-High Definition Interactive Displays

Newline Interactive’s Ultra-High Definition Interactive Displays

Newline Interactive launched their new line of TRUTOUCH 4K Ultra-High Definition interactive displays (designed specifically for the education market) at InfoComm 2016. Along with last year’s ward-winning TRUTOUCH X7 (Newline’s flagship... Read more

Industry News

InfoComm's New Standard for Display Image Size

InfoComm's New Standard for Display Image Size

InfoComm International announces the release of a new standard for sizing displayed images for audiovisual systems: ANSI/INFOCOMM V202.01:2016, Display Image Size for 2D Content in Audiovisual Systems. The methods audiovisual professionals... Read more

Conferencing & Collaboration

VuWall Launches CoScape, Wireless Presentation System

VuWall Launches CoScape, Wireless Presentation System

The developer of video wall management software, VuWall jumps into the meeting room with the launch of CoScape, a wireless presentation system designed for meeting rooms. CoScape allows easy collaboration and... Read more

Audio

Attero Tech Releases UCP 2.0

Attero Tech Releases UCP 2.0

Attero Tech releases its unIFY Control Panel 2.0 (UCP 2.0). Attero Tech provides audio I/O endpoint solutions using Dante audio networking. Analog audio, USB, and AES3 are some of the connectivity options... Read more

Mounts and Accessories

V-Towers, Portable LED Screen Support

V-Towers, Portable LED Screen Support

The V-Tower is a four-legged, insect-looking video tower --and when completely erected, the bottom of the screen can reach as high as 3 meters (10 feet). At almost 2 meters (6.5... Read more

Digital Signage

Scala Names Harry Horn as General Manager of EMEA

Scala Names Harry Horn as General Manager of EMEA

Scala names Harry Horn as VP and General Manager to lead their EMEA operations. Horn will oversee efforts in sales, marketing, finance, services and support and daily activity in the... Read more

Feature

How Protecting Your Data Privacy Will Affect Your Cloud & Managed Services Business

How Protecting Your Data Privacy Will Affect Your Cloud & Managed Services Business

While many pro AV companies still consider cloud business, others leapt to the cloud for their own use or for providing services for their customers. Just as we are entering an... Read more