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Extron: MediaLink Controllers with Sleek Design

Extron: MediaLink Controllers with Sleek Design

Extron Electronics introduces the MLC 55 Series. These economical, easy-to-use MediaLink controllers are used for common AV functions such as power, input selection, and volume in single display applications. They feature a sleek new look with redesigned backlit buttons and magnetically-attached faceplates that hide the mounting screws and configuration ports, giving the controllers a refined, uncluttered appearance. All models include unidirectional RS-232 and IR display control, as well as discrete ON and OFF display power controls. The M... Read more

Extron Intros Two New IP Link Pro Control Processors

Extron Intros Two New IP Link Pro Control Processors

Extron Electronics introduces the IPL Pro CR88 and IPL Pro IRS8 control processors. The IPL Pro CR88 features eight contact closure inputs and eight relay ports, while the IPL Pro IRS8 features eight one-way IR/serial ports. These compact, high-performance IP Link Pro control processors are loaded with features inherent to the IP Link Pro family, including more power, speed, and memory, as well as Ethernet control and enhanced security. They are compatible with TouchLink Pro touchpanels and are ideally suited to take advantage of the advance... Read more

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 AWG wire cores, while the 10m use thicker 26 AWG wire, and the 15m use even thicker 24 AWG. A difference of 6 AWG represents a doubling of the thickness so the conductors in Vision’s 15m cable is literally twice as thick as what you get in most consumer-class product which is often 30 AWG. Available in lengths from 0.5m patch cables to 15m long cables, all of Vision... Read more

InfoComm 2014 Keynote: The Big Data

InfoComm 2014 Keynote: The Big Data

InfoComm 2014 demonstrates “AV is Moving Forward” by breaking its own attendance record with a 5.5% increase to 37,048 professionals from more than 114 countries. There were 947 exhibitors participating with more than 490,000 net square feet of exhibit and special events space. More than 5700 seats were filled at InfoComm University where popular courses included BYODs: The New Reality, The Future of Video Collaboration,CTS Prep, Designing Classrooms and 4K is Here: Are You Ready For It? With two-thirds of all of the education se... Read more

NASA Beams Video Via Laser

NASA Beams Video Via Laser

NASA proves laser beams can effectively transmit large amounts of data back to Earth from space. The OPALS project (Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science) beamed a 27-second "Hello, World!" video back to Earth for the first time. The transmission lasted 148 seconds, but it took the system only 3.5 seconds (the connection reached a peak of 50 megabits per second) to send each copy of the video clip to the project's ground station at Table Mountain Observatory in California. It would've taken the space station's radio wave technologies 10... Read more

Canon Buys Milestone for Video Security Platform

Canon Buys Milestone for Video Security Platform

Canon Europa NV will acquire Denmark’s Milestone Systems A/S, provider of open platform video management software. Milestone Systems earned the number one global market share position in the VMS category in 2013, recording 32% year-over-year USD revenue growth, according to IHS Technology. This indicates the growing importance of software as the value-added core of a video solution: Milestone’s open platform architecture allows it to integrate with other systems and devices. Milestone says it has documented the accelerating use of n... Read more

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Displays

Christie Introduces High Resolution LED Tiles

Christie Introduces High Resolution LED Tiles

Christie expands its line of high brightness tiled displays with the InfoComm introduction of the Christie Velvet line of built-to-order, high resolution indoor LED panels. Seamless when integrated and available in... Read more

Projection and Screens

Ricoh's New Ultra Short Throw Projectors

Ricoh's New Ultra Short Throw Projectors

Ricoh Americas will demo the new ultra short throw Ricoh PJ WX4141N / PJ WX4141NI business projection system at InfoComm.The Ricoh PJ WX4141NI (the "I" signifies interactive) incorporates an embedded... Read more

Industry News

InfoComm 2014 Keynote: The Big Data

InfoComm 2014 Keynote: The Big Data

InfoComm 2014 demonstrates “AV is Moving Forward” by breaking its own attendance record with a 5.5% increase to 37,048 professionals from more than 114 countries. There were 947 exhibitors participating... Read more

Conferencing

”Mezzanine” Experience Centre Opens in London

”Mezzanine” Experience Centre Opens in London

Oblong Industries opens an experience centre in London this month to showcase Mezzanine — the company’s spatially-aware technology used by firms like IBM, Boeing, and Beats Music to conduct more... Read more

Audio

Sennheiser's CinemaConnect

Sennheiser's CinemaConnect

It's such a good idea you wonder why no one thought of it earlier.Sennheiser launches CinemaConnect, a live-streaming solution that provides cinema-goers with audio description 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

Intel’s Intelligent Pluggable Systems Specification

Intel’s Intelligent Pluggable Systems Specification

The digital signage market is expected to reach $17.1 billion by 2017, according to IHS, but keeping pace with the development and delivery of new, state-of-the-art signage can be time... Read more

Feature

HP’s Role in the Film Industry

HP’s Role in the Film Industry

At the annual Cannes Film Festival, most eyes were on the red carpets instead of the technology. HP says HP technology is in play throughout the movie-making process—from the initial... Read more