Universal Remote Control (URC), a pioneer in control technology, today introduced its first ZigBee products. The MX-880z is a wand-style ZigBee RF (radio frequency) and IR (infrared) hard-button remote control with a two-inch color LCD screen, while its companion piece, the MRZ-260, is a ZigBee RF-to-IR base station. To further reinforce its commitment to ZigBee technology, URC also announced today that it has joined the ZigBee Alliance, an association of companies working together to enable reliable, cost-effective, low-power, wirelessly networked monitoring and control products based on an open global standard. Read on at The Briefing Room
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Powersoft, Italy, a world-leading manufacturer of superior quality power amplifiers for the professional audio market, is proud to announce the official release and immediate availability of Powersoft Audio Suite software at InfoComm 09 (Booth 6384). Audio Suite provides total PC-based control of the numerous parameters found in Powersoft amplifiers and represents the framework control protocol for current and future products. Visually representing all control and signal processing features, the software is downloadable free of charge from the Powersoft website and will allow users to manage and monitor all K-series and remote versions of the Q, D, and QTU series amplifiers. Read on at The Briefing Room
At InfoComm 09 Booth #6321, Revolabs announced that three premier providers of conferencing technology products for education and business collaboration have certified Revolabs as a partner in their value-added solution programs. Read on at The Briefing Room
Ashly Audio is celebrating its 35th Birthday at InfoComm. Central to the history of Ashly Audio is Billy Thompson, the maverick engineer who, in 1974, inspired the five owner/operators of a struggling live sound company to redirect their talents toward the production of live sound equipment. It was Thompsonâ€™s passion for designing and building processors and amplifiers of unparalleled functionality, musicality, and reliability that cemented Ashlyâ€™s enduring reputation in both the fixed installation and live sound markets. And it was Thompsonâ€™s prescience that moved Ashly to the forefront of the digital revolution, where its current array of network-ready products provide solutions of power, reliability, and economy for the modern integrator. Read on at The Briefing Room
Sony Electronics is highlighting its full line of LCD projectors at InfoComm 2009 (booth # 4761). The projectors include affordable compact entry-level models; units designed specifically for education; mobile and premium models, basic and advanced installation units and projectors designed for larger venues. Read on at The Briefing Room
The editors of Sound & Video Contractor would like to welcome you to our annual BlogLive @ InfoComm, sponsored by Sony. SVC will once again cover the show from all angles and report to you throughout the show live, here at our blog site. Given technological and economic waves rolling across the AV world, the InfoComm 09 is a crucial event for serious industry professionals looking for an edge. Here, SVC will spread information direct from the show floor as quickly and seamlessly as possible to all corners of the AV community, whether you made it to InfoComm this year or not.
In the blog, weâ€™ll be posting information about the latest happenings, information on who is using what technology, and interviews with key industry players. To get yourself up to speed with the latest news, and to keep up with news as it happens throughout the show, check out blog.svconline.com/briefingroom/category/2009-infocomm-newslink.
Weâ€™ll be updating BlogLive @ InfoComm 09 multiple times throughout the day, starting Wednesday, June 17, so be sure to check back often. Have a great InfoComm, and make BlogLive @ InfoComm 09 is your source for realtime coverage of the show.
ARCHIVE: Featured News from the Briefing Room: Liberty Wire and Cable Introduces First Guide to Fiber Optic Products and Solutions for AV Pros
Liberty Wire & Cable, worldwide supplier of a broad range of wire and cable products for the audio/video trade, including custom installers and systems integrators, has announced publication of its first-ever guide to fiber optic products and solutions, available for the first time at InfoComm 2008. Read on at The Briefing Room
ARCHIVE: Featured News from the Briefing Room: KLEIN + HUMMEL INTRODUCES CLS SERIES OF SLIM LINE LOUDSPEAKERS
Klein + Hummel introduces the visually appealing CLS Series of slim-line loudspeakers at InfoComm08. With special features like a power amplifier and plenty of virtual effects on the FX version, the CLS-2 Series is ideal for such applications as point-of-sale digital displays or multi-media shows. In addition Klein + Hummel is also debuting the CLS-3 Series column loudspeakers for wall-mounting in locations where high ceilings or the architectural or visual design limits speaker placement for distributed public address or background music applications. Read on at The Briefing Room
ARCHIVE: Featured News from the Briefing Room: Audio Enhancement Introduces SoloSolution At InfoComm 2008
Audio Enhancement, one of the education industryâ€™s leaders in enhanced classroom learning systems, has introduced a unique new portable solution here at InfoComm 2008. The new self-contained system â€“ SoloSolution powered by Panasonicâ€™s world renowned audio technology â€“ allows educators to easily employ the proven benefits of enhanced learning systems anywhere in the field while at the same time providing a high quality system for multi-media playback. Itâ€™s an ideal tool for off-site instruction, classrooms with installation challenges, seminars and conferences across a wide range of applications. Read on at The Briefing Room
ARCHIVE: Featured News from the Briefing Room: Premier Mounts Introduces Cable Management Accessory for PDS Series Projector Mounts
Based on input from system integrators and its dealer network, Premier Mounts has introduced the PWH Series of cable management accessories for its popular PDS Series Projector Mount. Ideally suited for education and commercial applications where appearance and security are paramount, the PWH Series minimizes the visibility of cords and plugs to present a unified and professional mount-to-projector solution. Read on at The Briefing Room