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26 January 2015

Sensaphonics 3D aids hearing-impaired musicians

Sensaphonics 3D aids hearing-impaired musiciansUSA - At NAMM 2015, Sensaphonics showcased two advanced IEM systems designed specifically for hearing-impaired musicians. 3D-ME is a Music Enhancement method for those with significant hearing loss, while the 3D-CROS addresses the more profound issue of unilateral deafness. These game-changing systems are specifically designed to keep musicians on stage and employed despite mild-to-severe hearing issues, and both are based on the patented Sensaphonics 3D Active Ambient technology platform. "These new systems demonstrate the power of ... More >>

ATC debuts reference monitor at NAMM 2015

ATC debuts reference monitor at NAMM 2015USA - ATC, the UK loudspeaker manufacturer led by Billy Woodman and renowned for building reference monitors that are "unflinchingly truthful", introduced the ATC SCM45A at NAMM 2015. The SCM45A is a completely new design but shares many features with the highly-successful SCM25A. It fills a gap in ATC's product range for a mid-size three-way that can be used in near- or mid-field positions, has high output and extended low frequency for its size but without compromising the overall balance for which ATC is so well known. Like the ... More >>

23 January 2015

Sennheiser debuts evolution wireless D1

Sennheiser debuts evolution wireless D1USA - At NAMM, Sennheiser has launched evolution wireless D1, a range of digital wireless microphone systems that lets bands go wireless the easy way. With systems for vocals or for instruments, a band's life is made simpler: transmitters and receivers automatically pair and select suitable transmission frequencies, while multiple D1 systems can automatically coordinate themselves. ew D1 operates in the 2.4 GHz range, which is license-free worldwide. "D1 instantly readies you for making music - and takes the complexity out of wireless," ... More >>

Midas expands M32 digital platform

Midas expands M32 digital platformUSA - Midas announced at NAMM the addition of the M32R and M32C digital consoles, and the DL32 32 x 16 stage box to the company's well received M32 platform. Both the M32R and M32C are 40-input / 25-bus digital mixers with a host of connectivity options sure to appeal to audio professionals in need of advanced live sound and recording solutions. The M32R features the same award-winning Midas Microphone Preamplifiers and '1-million cycle' motorised faders as the PRO Series consoles. The mixers also feature ULTRANET connectivity for "... More >>

Allen & Heath launches ultra compact digital mixer

Allen & Heath launches ultra compact digital mixerUSA - Allen & Heath has extended its successful Qu range with the launch at NAMM of Qu-Pac, an ultra-compact digital mixer with both a built-in touchscreen and iPad control app. Designed for live music and installed sound, Qu-Pac is a freestanding or rack mount mixer, providing a flexible solution for bands and in multi-purpose environments such as schools, hotels and bars. Qu-Pac connectivity offers 16 mono inputs, three stereo inputs and 12 mix outputs on the rear panel, but that can be expanded up to 38 in / 28 out by connecting to ... More >>

Electro-Voice unveils EKX portable loudspeaker series

Electro-Voice unveils EKX portable loudspeaker seriesUSA - Launching at NAMM 2015, the EKX series is the newest member of the Electro-Voice portable loudspeaker family, and combines EV sound quality and reliability with the latest technology - all in a lightweight, compact package suitable for a wide range of sound reinforcement scenarios, including musicians, DJs, and live/club/installed sound applications. The EKX series features eight models (four powered and four passive), including 12" and 15" two-way models and 15" and 18" subwoofers. EKX is positioned above the ZLX and ELX series ... More >>

Fohhn gears up for ISE

Fohhn gears up for ISEThe Netherlands - At this year's ISE in Amsterdam, Fohhn Audio will present its technologies which demonstrate beam steering, 3D sound and the intelligent active and the fully digital audio network AIREA. AIREA is a network-based active solution developed specifically for high-quality, flexible and future-oriented sound reinforcement applications. "The system is based on the most up-to-date speaker technology with integrated DSP technology and 2-channel class D amplifiers which guarantee excellent sound quality, maximum dynamic range, ... More >>

Turbosound adds modular column loudspeakers

Turbosound adds modular column loudspeakersUSA - At Winter NAMM 2015, British professional loudspeaker manufacturer Turbosound introduced the Company's first modular column loudspeakers and subwoofers. The INSPIRE Series features Klark Teknik SST Spatial Sound Technology, an onboard remote controllable digital mixer, plus Bluetooth stereo audio streaming - all controllable via iPhone / iPad. Designed for commanding performance, the iNSPIRE Series consists of three full-range powered column loudspeakers, the 800-Watt iP500, 1,000-Watt iP1000 and 1,000 Watt iP2000 - plus two ... More >>

22 January 2015

Yamaha sponsors Dante AV networking event

Yamaha sponsors Dante AV networking eventThe Netherlands - Audinate is running a free, day-long event about its Dante audio networking solutions in Amsterdam prior to ISE 2015. As a major Dante user with its CL and QL digital mixing systems, among other products, the event is being co-sponsored and supported by Yamaha Commercial Audio. Taking place on 9 February at the Amsterdam Holiday Inn, the event will feature presentations, training workshops and interactive panel discussions led by industry design consultants, AV installation contractors and IT networking experts. It ... More >>

Avolites unveils Ai V8's Autoblend feature at ISE

Avolites unveils Ai V8's Autoblend feature at ISEThe Netherlands - Avolites is heading to Amsterdam's Integrated Systems Europe tradeshow this February to exhibit its range of control consoles and servers and unveil the new features of its Ai V8 software. The Avolites team will be on stand 8-K300 at ISE. Also exhibiting Avolites' range of products will be Avolites' new Dutch dealer, Improve, which will be on stand 8-L395. Running on Avolites' range of Ai media servers, the new V8 software includes the new Autoblend feature, distinctly setting Ai apart from the competition by allowing ... More >>

Ovation 6 gets 3D panning for added realism

Ovation 6 gets 3D panning for added realismThe Netherlands - Merging Technologies' Ovation finished 2014 with an impressive roster of new users and many of these are highly relevant to ISE. Major new museum installations, live events, theatres, opera houses and broadcasters realised that the combination of reliable and repeatable operation coupled with the ease with which all parameters can be programmed and interfaced with other devices, provided compelling reasons for specifying Ovation. However, the industry's requirements move ahead at a pace and sound designers were ... More >>

Mackie and Audinate announce Dante Expansion for DL32R

Mackie and Audinate announce Dante Expansion for DL32RUSA - Mackie and Audinate have joined forces to bring high performance networked audio to the DL32R wirelessly controlled digital live sound mixer with the new DL Dante Expansion Card. The pioneering DL32R is controlled completely wirelessly, using the Mackie Master Fader control app for iPad, freeing sound engineers to mix from any location in a venue. The DL32R delivers 32-channels of powerful digital mixing with convenient direct-to-drive multi-track recording/playback, new Onyx+ recallable microphone pre-amps, in an ultra-compact 3U ... More >>

21 January 2015

Martin Audio goes live at ISE 2015

Martin Audio goes live at ISE 2015The Netherlands - Martin Audio has been a long-time exhibitor of the ISE Show, but this year will see it take its presence a stage further with its inaugural year of live demonstrations of its products. As well as exhibiting in Hall 7 Stand K175, Martin Audio will also be demonstrating its products for the installation market with everything from its ceiling speakers through to its award winning MLA Mini system. The demo takes place near Hall 10, in Room 104. Combining an engaging presentation covering the acoustic innovation behind the ... More >>

Pro Light Concepts introduces eLumen8 Beam 2R

Pro Light Concepts introduces eLumen8 Beam 2RUK - New from eLumen8 comes the Beam 2R, a compact and fast beam moving head with an extremely long-throw beam. Housed inside is a powerful 132W Platinum 2R lamp with a high precision reflector for a bright and narrow beam. Its well-focused 3 degree beam is strong enough to keep pace with many larger fixtures. The Beam 2R features 14 dichroic colour filters plus open and 17 gobo patterns plus open including multi-sized beam gobos. "Extremely fast three-phase motors make the Beam 2R at home in any small to medium-size venue or event. The ... More >>

Hitachi highlights projection mapping technology

Hitachi highlights projection mapping technologyThe Netherlands - At ISE 2015, the centrepiece of the Hitachi Digital Media Group stand will be a spectacular curved display that highlights the use of projection mapping technology with multiple stacked 9000 series projectors. "While Hitachi continues to bring new, innovative and sustainable projection solutions to customers, our emphasis at ISE this year is to demonstrate thought provoking and inspirational ways to use the products," said Axel Kutschke, senior manager, presentation products for Hitachi Digital Media Group. "With a ... More >>

Miami-based Luis Duque joins Eurotruss team

Miami-based Luis Duque joins Eurotruss teamUSA - Eurotruss has announced that Luis Duque has joined the l Sales team in the USA. He is based in Miami, Florida and is the point of contact for existing and potential customers for the whole Latin American Area. Luis is a well known entrepreneur in the region and will continue selling lighting fixtures, consoles and sound systems through his own company Wholestage - D&B Group. He has considerable knowledge and experience in the staging and rental business in Latin America. Luis plans on furthering his education and practical ... More >>

Refreshed Audient gears up for NAMM

Refreshed Audient gears up for NAMMUSA - Seventeen years since its inception, British audio equipment manufacturer Audient brings exciting new products, a fresh, dynamic team, a progressive new owner and a new distribution partner to the United States. No stranger to NAMM, Audient comes to this year's show having picked up its third TEC-Award nomination, this time for the eight-channel mic pre, ASP880. Another recipient of much acclaim is the feature-packed USB AD/DA interface and monitoring system, iD22 which visitors to the show should be able to get a look at. It all ... More >>

20 January 2015

DPA focus on speech intelligibility at ISE 2015

DPA focus on speech intelligibility at ISE 2015The Netherlands - DPA Microphones, in partnership with its Netherlands distributor Amptec, will show its microphones aimed at the installation market at this year's ISE exhibition in Amsterdam (Stand 7-V240). DPA's Podium Microphone range consist of the d:screet Miniature Podium Microphone, which provides the installation market with an elegant, directional microphone based on the company's renowned miniature microphones. "We were contacted by an organization that had simultaneous interpreters refusing to use their existing microphones ... More >>

Fohhn takes beam steering & 3D sound to ISE 2015

Fohhn takes beam steering & 3D sound to ISE 2015The Netherlands - At this year's ISE in Amsterdam Fohhn Audio will present technologies regarding beam steering, 3D sound and the intelligent active and fully digital audio network AIREA. The intelligent sound and audio network system AIREA will be available for demonstration to visitors and customers. AIREA is a network-based active solution developed specifically for high-quality, flexible and future-oriented sound reinforcement applications. The system is based on the most up-to-date speaker technology with integrated DSP technology ... More >>

ArKaos to show GrandVJ 2.1 at NAMM 2015

ArKaos to show GrandVJ 2.1 at NAMM 2015USA - ArKaos will present the latest version of its famous GrandVJ software at NAMM 2015 this week at Anaheim Convention Centre, California. GrandVJ 2.1 will be presented as a Beta version on the shared booth of ArKaos' US distributor American DJ and Elation Lighting (#5774 Hall B). Customers will have the opportunity to try out the latest features for themselves ahead of GrandVJ 2.1's full launch just one month after the show. In a new development, GrandVJ 2.1 now includes compatibility with many new controllers from Akai. ... More >>

DDA 4.2 and WinControl 2.75 now available

DDA 4.2 and WinControl 2.75 now availableThe Netherlands - DDA (Digital Directivity Analysis) is a dedicated electro-acoustic tool that allows sound system designers to design, simulate, visualise and optimise the directional behaviour of JBL Intellivox, JBL AXYS products and JBL point source loudspeakers. JBL Intellivox, JBL AXYS and AXYS Tunnel by Harman products are configured using the proprietary WinControl software, communication between the PC running WinControl and the products is via a RS-485 network or Ethernet (Tunnel products only). WinControl allows users to make ... More >>

Hacousto debuts 4EVAC LoopDrive at ISE 2015

Hacousto debuts 4EVAC LoopDrive at ISE 2015The Netherlands - Hacousto International will introduce the 4EVAC LoopDrive system at ISE 2015 on stand no: 7-S163. The 4EVAC LoopDrive system boasts technology, which meets the exacting demands of voice alarm control and indicating equipment for short circuit isolators. Fully compliant and certified with both EN54-16 and EN54-17 regulations, 4EVAC offers the potential to maximize all PA/VA evacuation systems that are installed with any two- wire, return-loop systems' design principle. It's a modular 'plug in and play' system that's not ... More >>

DirectOut releases updated MADI.BRIDGE

DirectOut releases updated MADI.BRIDGEGermany - DirectOut has announced the launch of an updated version of the highly popular MADI.BRIDGE interface. Initially developed as a simple link between MADI devices from any manufacturer, MADI.BRIDGE acts as a patchbay, signal distributor, signal buffer and input selector all in one device. The latest incarnation sports a complete redesign and has gained a number of extra features including redundant power supplies, a USB port to enable firmware updates for future enhancements and additional remote control capabilities. MADI.BRIDGE ... More >>

19 January 2015

Vectorworks 2015 released in Japanese

Vectorworks 2015 released in JapaneseUSA - Nemetschek Vectorworks has announced the release of the Japanese-language version of the award-winning Vectorworks 2015 product line that includes Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals and Renderworks®. To supplement localized European and Spanish-language releases of Vectorworks 2015 last fall, Nemetschek Vectorworks' Japanese distributor, A&A Co., Ltd., hosted events at six major cities in Japan in the weeks leading up to the launch, attracting crowds of hundreds of designers wanting to test out the ... More >>

Elation Sniper targets NAMM 2015

Elation Sniper targets NAMM 2015USA - The upcoming NAMM Show (22-25 January at the Anaheim Convention Centre) presents an opportunity to see the much-talked-about Sniper multi-effect light, along with a number of other lighting products from Elation Professional. Specified on a growing number of shows and events since its launch last October, the award-winning Sniper's hybrid abilities as a beam, scanner and laser simulator has proven it can liven up any stage. Also showing at Elation Booth #5774 at NAMM will be two other new lighting innovations, the energy-efficient ... More >>

Innovation at heart of Kramer's ISE 2015 presence

Innovation at heart of Kramer's ISE 2015 presenceThe Netherlands - Kramer Electronics will exhibit over 13 real-world solutions and technologies at ISE 2015. They will also provide training, education and networking opportunities and make several product introductions on stand 1.F20. "To demonstrate working solutions in real-life settings, each with a presenter, is the best way to communicate the value - both business and technical - of our extensive product range in numerous vertical markets," said Aviv Ron, vice president business development and strategy at Kramer Electronics. "We ... More >>

ArKaos PRO brings flagship products to NAMM 2015

ArKaos PRO brings flagship products to NAMM 2015USA - ArKaos PRO will exhibit at NAMM 2015 where it will show the latest versions of its flagship products MediaMaster and LEDMaster. The ArKaos team will be present on the shared booth of Elation Lighting and American DJ (#5774 Hall B). LED Master 1.1, the latest version of the all-in-one LED lightshow controller, will be released. The new update offers better support to enable users to switch between multiple projects. A preview version of MediaMaster Express 4.2, which includes a cue player, will also be on display. MediaMaster ... More >>

16 January 2015

Meyer Sound stages immersive sonic event at ISE 2015

Meyer Sound stages immersive sonic event at ISE 2015The Netherlands - At ISE in Amsterdam, the Meyer Sound stand will feature some of the latest Meyer Sound loudspeaker and digital solutions in action. Headlining the presentation is Countdown, an immersive multichannel sonic adventure that brings the company's advanced show technology from the world's most ambitious spectacles to the exhibit floor. Visitors are also invited to experience the exceptional control and sonic fidelity of the steerable CAL column array loudspeaker-now officially the industry's first AVnu-certified AVB ... More >>

Yamaha gets installed at ISE 2015

Yamaha gets installed at ISE 2015The Netherlands - Designed for all sizes and kinds of installed applications, Yamaha Commercial Audio's range of installation market products continues to increase, with the company showing many of them at ISE 2015. Exhibiting on Stand 2-A40, two of the most recent additions to the company's Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) series are the MA2030 and PA2030 compact 2 x 30W mixer amplifiers. Both feature a high-efficiency Class D amplifier, silent operation and direct support for both low and high impedance speaker systems. For ... More >>

PR Lighting launches new XRLED 1200 Spot

PR Lighting launches new XRLED 1200 SpotChina - PR Lighting has announced an important addition to its growing LED moving head range with the release of the XRLED 1200 Spot. This is designed as a replacement for a conventional 1200W discharge fixture. Containing all the features of a conventional 1200W fixture the XRLED 1200 Spot also boasts many advantages in terms of output and energy saving. It derives its high-power output, with sharply-defined, saturated colours, from an 800W RGB 3-in-1 LED module with 20,000 hours lamp life. In addition, the fixture offers an impressive ... More >>

Event Concept launches wireless Concept 6 SD battery uplight

Event Concept launches wireless Concept 6 SD battery uplightUK - London-based production company Event Concept has announced the arrival of the latest technology in wireless battery lighting - the Concept 6 SD. This new LED fixture takes the versatility of a wireless battery uplight a step further - its unique design allows the unit to be hung, which combined with an adjustable head provides a whole host of new applications for battery lighting. As an accredited production supplier to some of London's most sought after venues, Event Concept developed this new LED fixture to speed set up times ... More >>

15 January 2015

Coda highlights installation products at ISE 2015

Coda highlights installation products at ISE 2015The Netherlands - Coda Audio is exhibiting many of its installation loudspeaker and control solutions at ISE 2015 in Hall 7, booth S220. The company manufactures products to suit all types and sizes of installed sound, from small bars to the biggest auditoriums. Engineered to the highest standards, they ensure that optimum sound is delivered, whatever the venue. Coda's compact line array systems and line source column speakers will be a focus of the company's presence at ISE 2015. Ultra-compact line array TiRAY and the TiLOW bass ... More >>

Elation to debut LED solutions at ISE 2015

Elation to debut LED solutions at ISE 2015The Netherlands - Elation Professional will feature the latest in versatile, energy efficient LED and Platinum Series lighting solutions will be showcased at !SE 2015.. On display will be three new professional LED-based luminaires - the Satura Spot CMY, Platinum Profile LED with framing and WW Profile warm white luminaire - as well as the new hybrid Platinum SBX 3-in-1 luminaire and powerful Platinum BX beam fixture. Also on show will be a new high-powered LED strobe, the Protron 3K, along with fixtures in Elation's SixPar Series of ... More >>

Barix debuts integrated SoundScape solution

Barix debuts integrated SoundScape solutionThe Netherlands - Barix last year introduced SoundScape, a solution to centrally manage and distribute branded audio over IP networks of any size. At ISE 2015, Barix will demonstrate the complete cost-reducing, revenue-generating capabilities of SoundScape as the company brings the fully integrated solution to market - including cloud-based content management and live status monitoring via the SoundScape Portal; and new compact, multi-format Exstreamer SoundScape IP audio players for location-based media playout. SoundScape is capable ... More >>

Mojo Barriers unveils High Fence

Mojo Barriers unveils High FenceThe Netherlands - Mojo Barriers launches its new reinforced barrier system High Fence to the European events sector at Eurosonic Noorderslag today, 15 January. High Fence is billed as an exceptionally strong and durable reinforced aluminium barrier system, with a Polycarbonate upper section that can be adapted transparent, black or white. It allows event organisers and venues to create robust restricted zones such as stage access areas for artists, either giving security personal and the audience uninterrupted views, or creating ... More >>

AC-ET showcase at BSC Expo 2015

AC-ET showcase at BSC Expo 2015UK - A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd. will be featuring new film and television lighting & grip innovations from Chroma-Q, Fiilex, Mole-Richardson and Manfrotto at the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC) Expo 2015 tradeshow, held at the Richard Attenborough Stage, Pinewood Studios UK, near London on 30-31January (stand 77). The award-winning Chroma-Q Studio Force premium performance soft light range is designed to provide a beautifully soft, even light source in a choice of daylight, tungsten and variable white LED ... More >>

14 January 2015

D.A.S. launches compact line array at NAMM

D.A.S. launches compact line array at NAMMUSA - D.A.S. has announced the launch of its new Aero 20A compact powered line array system. The new system joins the third generation of Aero line arrays systems born with the introduction of the Aero 40A Advanced Line Array System (ALASTM) in 2014. Incorporating the ALASTM philosophy, the Aero 20A draws from the success of the "all-purpose" capabilities of the Aero 12A, launched in 2009. The Aero 20A incorporates a new D.A.S. 12" loudspeaker optimized to provide high output and reliability. A light aluminum voice coil bonded to a new ... More >>

13 January 2015

Meyer Sound CAL is first AVnu-certified AVB loudspeaker

Meyer Sound CAL is first AVnu-certified AVB loudspeakerUSA - Meyer Sound has announced that its CAL column array loudspeakers are the first loudspeaker products to receive the AVnu certification by AVnu Alliance, the industry consortium that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) devices for interoperability. This certification is the global seal given to devices that have implemented the IEEE AVB standards and passed AVnu Alliance's rigorous testing for interoperability and compliance. CAL can be heard live at the Meyer Sound stand at the 2015 ISE trade show in Amsterdam. CAL is widely ... More >>

Hippotizer V4 makes European debut at ISE 2015

Hippotizer V4 makes European debut at ISE 2015The Netherlands - Green Hippo has released Hippotizer Version 4 which saw its official launch at LDI in Las Vegas in November 2014. At ISE 2015 the company will be showcasing the new systems to the European market. Every V4 system features front panel indication of system status, removable hard drives as part of the STRATA Caddy System, all Solid State Drives as standard and the latest graphics technology to deliver unmatched performance. The powerhouse of the range, Hippotizer Taiga redefines the possibilities within a single media ... More >>

Peerless-AV latest solutions debut at ISE 2015

Peerless-AV latest solutions debut at ISE 2015The Netherlands - AV technology pioneer Peerless-AV will be exhibiting new additions to its portfolio of mounts, stands and emerging technology solutions in Hall 11, Stand H70 at ISE 2015. New at this year's show is the Xtreme fully sealed, triple display outdoor kiosk, the next generation HDFlow wireless multimedia kit, and a range of video conferencing stands offering increased mobility, reduced system cost and improved aesthetics. Additionally, visitors will see first time demonstrations of an Xtreme display built into an outdoor ... More >>

Intellitix introduces the InstaBand

Intellitix introduces the InstaBandUK - Intellitix continues its innovative ethos by launching the InstaBand, a thermal transfer RFID wristband printed at the moment of purchase at a venue Box Office. The new InstaBand product takes Intellitix into the reserved seated environment of permanent venues and stadia, offering clients the ability to receive their own RFID wristband instantaneously, instead of a ticket, at the moment they purchase entry to an event. Intellitix technologies link directly to the ticketing software used by a venue, which means that having paid ... More >>

Next-proaudio extends warranty to five years

Next-proaudio extends warranty to five yearsUK - On the first month of this year 2015, Next-proaudio has decided to announce a new period of warranty and is extending the warranty on all Next-proaudio speakers from the standard two-year warranty to five years. "The decision to extend the warranty period reflects our confidence in the quality of Next-proaudio and this gives our customers an additional argument to trust on the reliability of our products", says Andre Correia, Next-proaudio's assistant manager. The warranty on the electronic products (such as power amplifiers, ... More >>

12 January 2015

Global Fire & Security Systems reaches BB Gold Status

Global Fire & Security Systems reaches BB Gold StatusUK Baldwin Boxall reports that Global Fire & Security Systems has reached Customer Gold Status level. Working closely with Baldwin Boxall for over 12 years, Global Fire & Security Systems has gained an exceptional knowledge of the company's systems and products. The Gold Status reinforces the commitment between the two companies to promote, build, install and maintain systems of high quality with exceptional service. Global Fire & Security Systems is the first company to achieve this status and managing director Ian Grantham commented, "... More >>

9 January 2015

d&b Y-Series: Glasgow Product Presentation

d&b Y-Series: Glasgow Product PresentationUK - Following the introduction of Y-Series loudspeakers from d&b audiotechnik at PLASA Focus Glasgow 2014, The Warehouse Sound Services are delighted to announce two product presentations to offer the opportunity to see and hear this brand new Series of loudspeakers "up close and personal" in Glasgow. The new Y-Series presents both point source and line array loudspeakers. Steve Jones of d&b GB Education & Application Support explains why this is an event not to be missed: "Y should you come? Because it's the Y-Series. This is a unique ... More >>

7 January 2015

Adamson launches Blueprint AV software suite

Adamson launches Blueprint AV software suiteCanada - Blueprint AV is a multi-use predictive software suite from Adamson that operates both in the 2D and 3D realm. Designed to provide Adamson clients with a user-defined level of detail, the software delivers extreme precision in any operating mode. After extensive beta testing with key network partners, Adamson is releasing Blueprint AV via a licensing system that will allow end users to distribute a pre-determined number of copies to their team of technicians. "The precision of the software has been proven in the field and we're ... More >>

Audinate adds new capabilities for Dante Ultimo

Audinate adds new capabilities for Dante UltimoUSA - Audinate has announced new enhancements to the Dante Ultimo low-channel chipsets, now shipping. The new revision of Dante Ultimo incorporates support for Marvell 88E6320 gigabit switch, enabling robust daisy chaining of Dante devices with multicast filtering capability. Audinate has also released new Ultimo 2.1 firmware, adding several new features for Audio Video (AV) equipment manufacturers building low channel-count products with Dante Ultimo. The new Release 2.1 firmware adds device control capabilities enabled by the Dante ... More >>

D.A.S. brings new portable system to NAMM

D.A.S. brings new portable system to NAMMUSA - At NAMM this month, D.A.S. is set to launch the new Vantec series of portable systems. The Vantec series is comprised of four models available in both powered and passive configurations. The completely new series incorporates 12", 15" powered two-way systems, a double 15" powered three-way system employing a "dual-band" configuration and a single 18" powered subwoofer system. The Vantec series is equipped with the new 'F' series loudspeakers, developed by D.A.S. to provide exceptional performance and reliability. The new M-28 ... More >>

6 January 2015

PMC extends TwoTwo range at NAMM 2015

PMC extends TwoTwo range at NAMM 2015The Netherlands - UK-based reference monitor manufacturer PMC will be launching a new addition to its twotwo range of active nearfields at NAMM 2015, as well as giving West Coast audio professionals another chance to see the QB1-A large-scale studio monitor, launched in Los Angeles in Autumn 2014. The new twotwo sub2 is a subwoofer designed to complement the twotwo range, providing greater headroom and dynamics than its smaller sibling, the twotwo sub1. The new sub2 is a low-distortion, active subwoofer featuring PMC's ATL bass-loading ... More >>

Avolites releases feature-rich Ai Version 8

Avolites releases feature-rich Ai Version 8UK - Having won awards from Live Design, PLASA and Prolight & Sound for their products and innovation, Avolites could be forgiven for simply tweaking some minor features in their Ai software. Rather than rest on their laurels, though, they have introduced a host of new features and improvements for latest iteration, Version 8, which they're describing as "everything you always wanted" in a media server. Building on their initial success, Avolites Ai V8 is the result of a feature rich development programme lead by intensive user feedback.... More >>

5 January 2015

PrimeTime maintains heritage of KW/2 predecessor

PrimeTime maintains heritage of KW/2 predecessorUSA - Glen Harn and his wife, Cynthia Harn acquired PrimeTime Lighting Systems in 2013 and learned that the company had changed the brand name from KW/2 to PrimeTime five years ago without marketing the new brand name. "The same Texas team continues to design, engineer and manufacture the broadcast studio lighting products resulting in the KW/2 and PrimeTime legacy of high performance, superior quality and lasting durability," according to Glen Harn, PrimeTime CEO. Throughout 2014 the PrimeTime team has been focussed on developing ... More >>

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