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Hackers Target Power Point

Hackers Target Power Point

What could be more ubiquitous in any AV presentation set-up than Microsoft Power Point? Hated by some, revered by others…and now PowerPoint has a new group of admirers: the hackers. Hackers found a safety flaw in the Microsoft Office suite of software to use PowerPoint files to take control over Windows-based computers.The hack doesn’t (yet) get a clever name like the infamous Heartbleed, but Microsoft released a security advisory admitting they have seen "targeted attacks against Windows users who use PowerPoint."This is classified as "a zero... Read more

Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation

Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation

Regular readers to rAVe Europe know we constantly look out for new business opportunities for our readers. And this is not the first time we mention IPIN(Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation), a market set to grow at a CAGR of 48.37% by 2018.A market research publication by Infinti Research explains how important it is to have a technology to help people navigate within large buildings. IPIN system provides a solution by making use of sensors, magnetic positioning, and BLE technology to accurately track users inside closed spaces. IPIN can... Read more

3D-Haptics Technology

3D-Haptics Technology

Miraisen in Japan wants you not only to see 3D images… but "feel" them as well. Miraisen’s 3D-Haptics Technologyuses a virtual-reality headset and wrist-mounted box connected to an enabled interface device (like a fingertip-attachment, coin-shaped control stick or pen. "With a tiny, featherweight device on your fingertip, you’ll not only be able to bring up a screen out of thin air, but also touch and feel virtual objects as if they were really there," says the company. With a number of possible applications for this touchable 3D technology, Mi... Read more

EMEA Projector Market Up 2% & Here’s Why

EMEA Projector Market Up 2% & Here’s Why

Futuresource says the EMEA projector market expanded by 2% in volume and value in Q3 2014, to reach 584,000 and $676 million. This growth came mainly from the installation and large venue segment as those sales of 5-7 kilolumen product soared nearly 40% over the quarter to reach 13,000 units, especially fuelled by the launch of products by Epson, NEC and Panasonic.Decline in XGA volumes was less than expected, at less than 10% YoY in Q3, resulting in a drop to 32%. XGA sales were bolstered by several brands distributing heavily discounted end-o... Read more

Epson Intros 4K Enhanced Laser Phosphor Projector

Epson Intros 4K Enhanced Laser Phosphor Projector

At CEDIA in USA, Epson introduced two new projector series for home cinema. The first series uses laser phosphor light source and includes the Pro Cinema LS9600e and LS10000 projector. These projectors are similar to each other with a 30,000 hour life and three reflective LCD panels with LC on Quartz technology. The LS9600e offers 1300 lumens while the LS10000 does better at 1500 lumens. The LS9600e features wireless connectivity for up to five HDMI sources. Instead of wireless connectivity, LS10000 offers 4K Enhanced resolution (not a true... Read more

Slimline Lectern for Digital Age

Slimline Lectern for Digital Age

Been to those conferences where the presenter is well-hidden behind a clunky, old podium? That’s why Avteq, represented in Europe by Modul IT, introduces its Slimline Lectern, the latest addition to Avteq’s Multimedia Solutions series. A contemporary complement to an executive table top, the Slimline Lectern brings mobility to conference room multimedia equipment. Built for ease of use, Slimline Lectern’s stable casters make moving the lectern so easy your customers will wonder how they've managed without it.It features sleek light-weight space... Read more

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Displays

MicroTiles Show their Steel-- in Sweden

MicroTiles Show their Steel-- in Sweden

LKAB is the world’s technical leader in supplying iron ore pellets to the global steel industry. LKAB is owned by the Swedish state. With a turnover of about $4.6bn,... Read more

Industry News

Hackers Target Power Point

Hackers Target Power Point

What could be more ubiquitous in any AV presentation set-up than Microsoft Power Point? Hated by some, revered by others…and now PowerPoint has a new group of admirers: the... Read more

Conferencing

6 Ways Video Collaboration Positively Impacts Healthcare

6 Ways Video Collaboration Positively Impacts Healthcare

Polycom outlines the top 6 ways video collaboration, including telemedicine or telehealth, makes a positive impact on the healthcare industry: 1. Changes Patients Outcomes Time is one of the most critical... Read more

Audio

For Sale: The TC Group

For Sale: The TC Group

There’s a new public message coming in over the Tannoy: The TC Group is for sale.With operations spanning 4 continents, TC Group produces consumer and professional sound products under well-known... Read more

Mounts and Accessories

Vision Shipping 4K HDMI Cable

Vision Shipping 4K HDMI Cable

Vision is now shipping new installation cables including Category 2 “high speed” HDMI cable which has gold-plated connectors and is 4K ready. The HDMI cables up to 5m long use 28... Read more

Digital Signage

Scala Drives Retail Wayfinding in Moscow’s Crocus Group

Scala Drives Retail Wayfinding in Moscow’s Crocus Group

Russian developer Crocus Group chose Scala to drive a wayfinding digital signage installation in four shopping centres across Moscow, as well as in a concert hall.Crocus Group, a partner of... Read more

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 HP

HP "Sprout" to Change PCs Forever

When Hewlett-Packard decided to split in two — one company devoted to PCs and printing, the other to enterprise IT — CEO Meg Whitman said the PC side would explore... Read more