Another InfoComm has come and gone, and below is our InfoComm 2018 wrap-up including new products to look for, show awards and other news from our manufacturers.


Introducing the Atlona IP Meeting Space.

IP networks are the future for AV systems integration, bringing virtually unrestricted scalability and flexibility for AV distribution.

If you’re planning for AV over IP distribution throughout a facility or enterprise, then why not also plan for individual rooms? The Atlona IP Meeting Space dramatically simplifies AV system designs for any small or large meeting room, saving you and your customers time and cost.

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Cisco Webex Board Solutions

AVTEQ offers a range of mobile carts, stands and mounts for the Cisco™ Webex Board. Our solutions provide the flexibility to maximize your collaborative experience within the office, classroom or other interactive environment. Whether you are looking for mobility, adjustable height or ADA compliant options, AVTEQ has the solution for your Webex Board needs.

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Revolutionizing the LCD video wall experience with Barco UniSee

With the Barco UniSee platform, Barco completely redesigned and optimized every component of the LCD video wall, resulting in a new way to look at large screen visualization.

The Barco UniSee platform consists of: UniSee ViewUniSee Mount and UniSee Connect. These three elements come together to define the future of LCD video walls.

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Barco seamlessly integrates Clickshare with Zoom Rooms

Barco ClickShare now seamlessly integrates with Zoom Rooms – the software-based video conference room solution from Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ClickShare will be part of the Zoom Technology Ecosystem Program and will also share common channel partners. This integration allows ClickShare users to easily share content to their Zoom Room and remote attendees.

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Dante Tri-element suspended microphone array

Designed for audio or video conferencing, the C303W-D offers consultants and designers a new option when specifying hanging microphones in applications that demand the highest sound quality.

The C303W-D uses the same tri-element microphone array, covering a 360 degree pick up pattern, but packaged in a Dante/AES67 version. Each independent capsule is RF immune, will capture approximately 120 degrees and is optimized for speech intelligibility. Its three channel, Dante transporter is powered by Power over Ethernet.

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Contemporary Research Shows New IPTV Products

Contemporary Research is excited to announce the addition of three new IPTV products: QIP-D IPTV Decoder/Controller, QIP-YPB 2 IPTV Encoder, and Venue Vizion IPTV.

Venue Vizion IPTV was modeled after CR’s easy to use RF coax video distribution solution with display control, Venue Vizion. The AV over IP video solution includes the QIP-D IPTV Decoder/Controllers, ICE-HE-DXL Display Control Center and QIP IPTV Encoders. Rack-ready, preset, and operational out-of-the-box, Venue Vizion IPTV is cost effective, easy to install, simple to maintain,and can be utilized in various applications. Venue Vizion IPTV distributes 8 IP streams and 20 displays but can be scaled to accommodate larger projects.

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Contemporary Research 232-ATSC 4K Tuner with Streaming

The newest product in the popular 232-ATSC HDTV Tuner Series, the 232-ATSC 4K, offers HDMI output scalable up to 4K and includes an IP streaming output via the Ethernet port. The 232-ATSC 4K HDTV Tuner will be available Q3.



Take your video production to the next level with the Epiphan Pearl Mini

Epiphan Pearl Mini is the newest member of the Pearl family that contains all the qualities customers have come to love about Pearl-2, but on a miniaturized scale. The popular “all-in-one” design is represented proudly in the heart of Pearl Mini, offering users everything they need to capture, encode, livestream, and record professional-quality video.

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Logitech Rally Sets New Standard For 4K USB-Connected Video Conferencecams

Logitech Rally delivers studio-quality video, unmatched vocal clarity, and RightSense™ automation for better, more natural meetings with most any software-based video conferencing service. Beautifully finished in matte black with slate gray metal accents, Rally components deliver elite performance and exceptional versatility with sleek style.

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The future of work is here with MT Canvus

Designed to naturally enhance the way teams work together. With MT Canvus teams can visualize big data, socialize ideas, educate clients and work collaboratively.

With Multitaction Canvus, teams get better results when they work together. It will always be the most productive part of the working day. Giving employees the opportunity to brainstorm, create and share ideas on the unlimited collaborative work space. Using our unique collaboration tool is as natural as using a traditional whiteboard as our market leading technology can pick up any number of fingers, pens or objects at any one time. Create, save and share your MT Canvus content with whoever you want.

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New TRUTOUCH X6, X8 and X9 4K Unified Collaboration System

Experience meetings on an interactive display that allows for the whole team to interact without limitations by sharing not only voice and video, but also data and annotation. Take notes on a digital whiteboard with the most comfortable writing experience available on a touch screen and share information all with one button. Collaborate with anyone, anywhere no matter what device or system they use with the TRUTOUCH X Series' non-proprietary all-in-one design that combines advanced technology with elegance. From taking notes to sharing ideas, your company is always one button away from collaboration like you’ve never experienced before.

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TRUTOUCH VN Series Interactive Displays

TRUTOUCH VN Series is designed for an intuitive user experience that evokes inspiration. Write seamlessly over your own device’s content with a brand-new user interface design which brings you less clutter and more efficiency. With more responsive IR touch technology, 4K Ultra-High Definition resolution, and its non-proprietary nature, TRUTOUCH VN lets you collaborate on content better - without limits.



Pexip Brings Native Video, Audio, and Content-sharing Interoperability to Google's Hangouts Meet

Pexip has partnered with Google Cloud to provide native video interoperability capabilities for Hangouts Meet. With this update, the Pexip Infinity cloud enterprise application will enable non-Meet video conferencing solutions such as traditional SIP/H.323 systems and other modern software applications users to join Meet video calls as fully featured Meet participants.

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XP-8V Control Processor

The XP-8v is a high-end remote control processor for automating the operation of electronic systems such as A/V, lighting, security and HVAC in homes and office buildings. The third generation of the popular XP-8v advanced control processor, the accelerated XP-8v kicks control into highgear with even more processing power, additional memory and an HDMI output for an OSD (on-screen-display) interface. Increased performance combined with a real time/multitasking operating system, tremendous expandability and compatibility with any RTI controller or app, make the XP-8v the perfect solution for large-scale and complex projects.

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Zio AV/IP Solution Expands to Include Multiviewers and Video Walls

Many vendors of AV/IP solutions think in terms of a video stream being encoded on one end and decoded for display on the other. But if you need a lot of IP encoded video, the single monitor/single decode paradigm quickly becomes unwieldly. Leveraging over 30 years of video wall processor and multiviewer expertise, RGB Spectrum’s award-winning networked video system has been expanded to include multiviewers and wall processors for multi signal decoding and display.

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Zio IP Decoder App for Smart Displays

RGB Spectrum is excited to announce the new Zio Decoder App for Smart Displays. The Decoder App enhances the capabilities of smart displays by allowing you to decode an IP stream directly on the display, without external hardware and offers access to the Zio system’s advanced GUI and features.


Quadview KVM Multi-Image Processor

RGB Spectrum’s QuadView® KVM system combines a high-performance multi-image video processor with remote keyboard/mouse control of connected computers. It is designed for displaying and controlling up to four sources simultaneously in a variety of window layouts. Touch-enabled routing with synchronized control switching provides fast access to any of up to seven computer sources.



Professional Series In-Ceiling, Pendant and Surface Mount Speakers

From Sonance, the company that invented the architectural audio category comes arange of professional loudspeakers that set a new benchmark in sound quality and aesthetics for commercial environments.

Sonance Professional Series includes a range of 70V, 100V, 8 Ohm selectable In-Ceiling, Pendant and Surface Mount Speakers that deliver unequalled fidelity, extremely low distortion, wide dispersion and smooth power response. The range also shares consistent voicing, ensuring seamless sonic integration when used together throughout a space.

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Videxio Announces Interoperability Service for Hangouts Google's Meet by G Suite

Videxio partners with Pexip to help break down communication silos by offering a cloud-based service for video conferencing interoperability for Google Hangouts Meet.

One of the key benefits of the Videxio service is the level of interoperability it provides to those utilizing videoconferencing solutions on different platforms and devices, ensuring maximum return on investment for videoconferencing users. Videxio is delighted to announce that it has signed an agreement with Google Cloud, in partnership with Pexip, and will be one of the first to offer video conferencing interoperability for Hangouts Meet.

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Videxio Joins Logitech Collaboration Program

Videxio has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program (LCP) as an integration partner. This partnership will give Videxio customers an easy-to-use, seamless experience when using Logitech collaboration products.



Impulse Dual Sit/stand Consoles

We are meant to move!  Sit/stand control room consoles are a great choice for an ergonomic upgrade to your technical furniture. Impulse Consoles take ergonomics and operator comfort to a whole new level by offering two independently adjustable, ergonomically curved work surfaces.  Studies have shown that too much sitting can be detrimental to your health.  Movement throughout the day is important to maintaining good health.  Alternating between sitting and standing is a healthy activity that increases energy and reduces fatigue.  Impulse sit/stand control room consoles also provide adjustability to meet the needs of each individual operator.



rAVe Readers’ Choice Award Winners

SCN InfoComm Award Winners

  • Most Innovative Video Display: Barco UniSee
  • Most Innovative AV Automation/Show Control Product: RTI XP-8v

AV Technology Best of Show Winners

Commercial Integrator BEST Award Winners

SVC Best of Show Winners


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