By John Chevalier As the world changes, and the needs for streaming our services and other content increases, I was personally looking for a way to stream with multiple inputs …
FOR-A has combined select products into an integrated, “best of breed” system designed specifically for houses of worship. The volunteer-friendly, intuitive approach is ideally suited for I-MAG and streaming applications. The package is comprised of video production switchers, servers, graphics, playout, and all-in-one production systems.
“This is a tightly integrated series of products, each selected based on their feature sets and the way they address challenges specific to live and pre-produced programming for house of worship A/V teams,” said Adam Daniul, FOR-A director of midwest and south regional sales. “With the huge growth in online viewership, services can no longer afford issues like latency, poor image quality, or not enough inputs and outputs. And they need all of that in an easy-to-use, powerful and cost-effective set up.”
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FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of infrastructure solution products for the audio/video, Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), education, corporate, hospitality, and government markets, has released its new Symphony Pedestal, extending the company’s popular Symphony Collection of power and charging solutions. The new Symphony Pedestal power and charging tower makes waiting areas and workspaces an inviting place to plug in, offering 4 AC outlets for users to remain charged and ready!
The new Symphony Pedestal offers a form factor that allows for customization options to connect a CAT6, 6a or 7 along with AV cables to bulkhead AV connections. This floor standing unit provides AC power and USB charging, along with snap-ins and a cable passthrough. A 9’ AC cord supplies power from a standard 125VAC 15A outlet. Sized to fit under a desk or table, the pedestal can give people peace of mind in waiting areas, at home or at work.
As the world continues to adjust to changing work environments, Marshall Electronics is meeting the increased global demand for remote streaming and collaboration by enhancing the 3GSDI/HDMI to USB 3.0 converter product category. The VAC-23SHU3 USB 3.0 adapter enables any HDMI or 3G/HD-SDI video and audio source to be ingested into a computer for live streaming, video conference, collaboration, video production, and recording. These converters are simple to use and offer a plug-and-play setup that seamlessly integrates professional video sources to the user’s choice of PC-based soft codecs and applications.
“The industries that we service are adapting to a new normal,” says Tod Musgrave, Director of Cameras at Marshall Electronics. “The VAC-23SHU3 converters couldn’t be easier to setup; they become fully functional within seconds of connection. Essentially, you plug your camera into this adapter, then plug it into your computer via USB, and the computer immediately recognizes the capture device.”
Long a standard of the industry for IFB (Interruptable Foldback) systems for broadcast studios, live events, film sets and anywhere a foldback unit is needed, the Lectrosonics IFB T4 base station and R1a receiver are nearing the 20-year mark – almost unheard of for professional electronics in today’s world. Introduced in 2001, the R1a receiver pack set new standards for size, ruggedness, utility, and value. However, especially in today’s fast-paced production environment, the need has been rising for a new receiver pack with a new form factor. The biggest change, other than the small size, is the additional of rechargeable batteries and a modular dock charging system….
Legrand | AV today announced that Apple AirPlay 2 support has arrived for Nuvo Player Portfolio systems worldwide. Available with select Player Portfolio models running software version 2020.2, AirPlay 2 integration allows users to stream content seamlessly from iOS devices to one or more Nuvo players at once, allowing them to enjoy their music throughout the home in perfect sync, and even control playback using their voice with Siri.
“We are thrilled to add AirPlay 2 support to the Player Portfolio’s already robust offering of music sources,” said Gerald Willis, product manager, Nuvo and On-Q Audio at Legrand | AV. “Now, users have the option of making their iOS devices the hub of their multiroom audio systems. They can stream Apple Music throughout their homes, in addition to any other supported service, their iTunes libraries, favorite podcasts, and more. And they don’t even have to set up these capabilities within the Nuvo Player app; they simply choose their content on their device and select the desired Nuvo zone for playback. It couldn’t be easier.”