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"The zero-compression HEX18G-KIT is designed for applications that demand the absolute highest video quality, from the luxury home theater to the executive boardroom," said Martyn Shirley, Blustream General Manager. "By delivering full 18Gbps HDMI 2.0 video and audio over a single Cat6a cable, the HEX18G-IT offers true uncompressed and unconverted performance."
Luminex is taking its unique networking tool to a new level. Previous versions were well accepted by demanding AVL professionals who depend on Araneo to monitor AVL networks equipped with GigaCore switches. This monitoring part has now been greatly enhanced with revamped graphics, improved zoom and pan options, additional workflow enhancements for categorizing devices in zones, and importing and assigning pictures allowing you to navigate and visualize the topology more efficiently.
Masque Sound Helps Welcome Audiences Back to Upstate New York for the Highly Anticipated Return of The Glimmerglass FestivalWhen Cooperstown, NY, came alive for the triumphant return of The Glimmerglass Festival, Sound Designer Andrew Harper called upon Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, to provide a custom audio equipment package for the highly acclaimed summer opera and musical theater festival.
Harper was presented with a unique challenge under the current health and safety standards. “Normally all productions are done inside at the opera house where there is no amplification at all,” says Harper. “This year, the producers created an outdoor stage on the lawn, with the singers and audience outside but the orchestra was located inside. I was tasked with combining the two worlds of the singers and the orchestra, while also creating a great experience for the audience outdoors, all while keeping everyone socially distanced.”
"We're very excited to be back in person at InfoComm 2021 to show installers all they can do with our new lighting control solutions," said Mark Bishop, president of LynTec. "Our LCP Series offers the power control features ideal for lighting and video wall installations. Our Narrow Profile Panelboards are less than half the width of a standard panel, can support either 30 or 42 circuits, and offer incredible flexibility, with the option to be mounted in a structural support column on the rigging of any installation."Vectorworks, Inc. releases Vectorworks 2022 emphasizing product quality improvements, superior performance and the user experience. This latest release includes Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, Braceworks, ConnectCAD and Vision.
In addition, Vectorworks reveals its comprehensive solution for designers working within multiple industries has been renamed to accurately reflect its full range of design and BIM capabilities. Vectorworks Design Suite, formerly Vectorworks Designer, offers all the up-to-date features of Vectorworks Fundamentals, Architect, Landmark and Spotlight, providing the entire suite of technology in one interface.
“We have been receiving incredibly positive feedback from our MicroCom XR customers since its release last year,” says Gary Rosen, Vice President of global sales for Pliant Technologies. “A unanimous, standout feature to MicroCom XR users has been the system’s ease-of-use and flexibility. With the new 4-Wire In/out and Two-way Radio Headset Adapter, we have taken the system’s flexibility and kicked it up a notch, with a user-friendly solution that allows anyone with a pre-existing 4-wire intercom system to add additional users and wireless communication with MicroCom XR.”
With version 5.4, Studio One 5 Professional, Artist, and Prime now offer native support for Apple Silicon processor-based Macs®. The Universal Binary macOS® version is switchable between native Apple Silicon and Rosetta Intel®-emulation modes. Native mode offers additional CPU optimization for overall better performance but requires plug-ins, instruments, and hardware drivers to be native as well. To that end, all PreSonus plug-ins, extensions, and hardware drivers for macOS now offer full native support for Apple Silicon.
From talk shows and live demonstrations to artistic performances and beyond, cameras that support HDMI output will elevate the image quality in livestreams and drive more audience engagement. They have much better lenses than any webcam and often have zoom capability to frame the perfect shot. Users can connect up to two HDMI cameras to the V-02HD MK II and let Roland’s advanced tech handle all the details, eliminating USB conflicts with multiple webcams and HDMI-to-USB encoder adaptors. Other devices with HDMI output are also supported, including computers, mobile devices, and gaming consoles.
ADDITIONS TO SOLOTECH’S U.S. LIVE PRODUCTIONS LEADERSHIP TEAM Key Talent to Bring Solotech to New HeightsAs the dust starts to settle on one of the most challenging years of the Live Production industry, Solotech is more confident and better positioned than ever for the return of live events.
“With brand new facilities in Nashville and Las Vegas opening in December, a huge investment in new equipment and more than a dozen shows already on the road, Solotech is really well positioned for the return of live productions”, says Mickey Curbishley, President, Live Productions, U.S. and U.K. More importantly, Curbishley has made several high level additions to the team to ensure the continued success of Solotech: