Altia Introduces the First Panoramic 5K Real-time Intelligent Vision Platform

Altia Systems, the creators of Panacast 2, the first 4K panoramic camera, have recently launched their next generation panoramic camera, Panacast2s, the very first software-defined panoramic 5K (5120×1440 pixels per frame) video camera system, designed for use in medium to large conference rooms.   Compatible with any video collaboration service, the compact camera system offers a […]

Adaptable Displays Make Upgrades Affordable with OPS

First announced in 2010 by NEC, Intel, and Microsoft, Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) is a computer module plug-in that can transform a plain old flat panel screen by easily adding newer or more advanced technology. An OPS slot enables a display or projector to be easily maintained and upgraded to add or alter capabilities such […]

A New Standard in Projector Brightness

When researching projectors you will most often see the number of lumens referenced as a brightness scale. The lumens metric actually only measures white light and doesn’t reference the rest of the color gamut. A new standard, Color Light Output, also known as Color Brightness, gauges the brightness of colors and shines a spotlight on […]

Extron’s New TeamWork Connect 300 Pre-Configured Collaboration System

Extron announced their new TeamWork Connect 300, a cost effective, pre-configured collaboration system. Designed to support two digital and one analog source, the package includes two HDMI Show Me cables, one VGA Show Me cable, Extron’s new HC 404 Meeting Space Collaboration System, along with all other necessary system cables.   Source switching is enabled with The Show Me […]

The Clear Benefits of Laser Projectors

Ever have to pause during a conference or in the middle of class to change a lamp in a projector? Or wait for the equipment to warm up for several minutes before being able to begin your presentation? These are just some of the frustrations with using lamp projectors, and while their initial cost is […]

ClearOne Awarded Patent for Spatial Audio Conferencing

ClearOne, a company that designs, develops and sells conferencing, collaboration, streaming and digital signage solutions, was awarded a patent in December for its spatial audio rendering technology for conferencing. According to the company’s press release, U.S. Patent number 9,843,455 relates to conferencing systems that help boost intelligibility and reduce listener fatigue in a conference.   […]

Projection Mapping Shines with New Technology

The new Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts show debuted in November at Universal Studios, utilizing projection mapping of dancing ghosts, a giant brilliantly lit Christmas tree, soaring owls, playful snowmen and a multitude of dazzling special effects, all choreographed to a new seasonal music score.  The magnificent display brings the Hogwarts castle to life, despite […]

Extron Introduces HC404 Meeting Space Collaboration System

Extron recently introduced their new HC 404 Meeting Space Collaboration System, extending their line of huddle room products to include this AV system solution for professional and educational spaces. A switching transmitter and a scaling receiver pair enable extension of video, audio, and power over a single cost effective CATx cable up to 230 feet (70 meters). […]

Symetrix Unveils New Control Server, USB Audio Card and Composer v5.6

Symetrix, Inc. recently announced the release of their Control Server platform, as well as the USB Audio Card for their Dante-enabled Radius and Edge DSPs, and an update to their award-winning open architecture design software, Composer v5.6.   With the introduction of the Control Server, a network-based, dedicated control platform for network AV systems, including […]