Author: AV News

Verge Aero’s military-grade drones were out in force over the weekend as the annual Thunder Over Evans event complemented a massive firework show with drone displays to salute America’s service members. Thousands of families and service personnel travelled to the Towne Center Park in Evans, Georgia to witness the celebrations, as the Verge Aero team perfectly coordinated 180 drones to complement the pyrotechnics and fireworks. The drones were programmed to deliver sky-high messaging, spelling out a massive ‘U-S-A’ and morphing into precision-animated 3D volumetric shapes, which displayed the Stars and Stripes and military crests, as well as patriotic patterns of…

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Sonus faber announces the continuation of its partnership with Maserati, showcased in the audio system integration within the new Spyder MC20 Cielo. The system’s technology has been specifically optimised from the EISA award-winning MC20 Coupè to fit the unique acoustic and positioning needs of the RHT cabin, adjusting the sound based on the car’s roof positioning, to ensure the driver experiences the highest quality sound. The Sonus faber High Premium audio system recognises the MC20 Cielo configuration and adapts automatically, updating time-alignment, equalisation and sound levels, instinctively offering the best possible performance, in line with Sonus faber’s DNA and signature sound. The…

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2021 had a huge impact on the office, speeding up a way of working that was already in motion. Many businesses were already looking at solutions to provide staff with workspaces that supported activities and collaboration (activity-based working or “ABW” for short) rather than seating and meeting rooms. 2021 moved ABW forward to a new era, that of “experience-based-working” (EBW) and the “destination office”. Enterprises need their office locations to become a “destination”; somewhere employees want to hang out and collaborate, not somewhere they have to be. Needless to say, enterprises with fully integrated audio-visual displays, touchscreens and collaborative solutions,…

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Absen made a sterling comeback at Integrated Systems Europe 2022, marking the international premiere of its latest LED series, including the new AX Pro series of MiniLED, the MR series of professional floor tile screens and the new 0.9mm Clear Cobalt (CL) MicroLED – alongside an impressive real-time virtual studio set. ISE visitors were greeted by two triangular shaped LED screens rigged above the reception area made of Absen’s award-winning Polaris series: the rental staging PL2.5 workhorse was provided courtesy of Publitec. On either side of the stand, Absen showcased dedicated LED solutions for various markets (including retail, entertainment, corporate…

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The People’s Property Portfolio (PPP) is a community benefit society with a mission centred on urban regeneration. Determined to create real community spaces in a way that is unique, social and authentic, the society aims to secure buildings through community ownership to help develop social enterprise and support cultural activity. The society recently launched its work in Bradford, marking the occasion with an event at Assembly Bradford, a creative work space for freelancers, remote workers, small businesses and creative organisations. To complement the presentation of its vision inside the building, PPP engaged arts company The Brick Box and artist Fabric Lenny…

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Maverick AV Solutions, a specialist division of Tech Data, a TD SYNNEX Company, has announced a distribution agreement with world-leading audio and microphone manufacturer and communications specialist Sennheiser at Integrated Systems Europe 2022. The Sennheiser solutions now available through Maverick address the growing market demand for best-in-class audio experiences in the modern meeting space and will be available across the distributor’s whole European footprint. The selection of meeting room technologies includes the newly announced TeamConnect Intelligent Speaker (TC ISP) for Microsoft Teams Rooms and bestselling TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone (TCC2). The agreement introduces Sennheiser to the IT channel, extending the…

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The Church at Sterchi Hills is enhancing its spiritual mission with immersive worship experiences, delivered by Avolites and its fully integrated Synergy package. The growing ministry in Knoxville, TN has continually upgraded its A/V infrastructure since splitting off from Second Baptist Church in neighbouring Clinton, TN in 2019. The church believes that effectively communicating a message begins with embracing new technologies to create a high-energy, highly engaging worship environment. For its latest growth project — building a new worship center — the church turned to Andre Huff, a veteran lighting designer with national touring experience and also the architect of…

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Morgan Motor Company announce technology partnership with audio specialist, Sennheiser. Working jointly with the support of Continental Engineering Service’s Ac2ated Sound System, the long-term project will transform the sound experience of future generations of Morgan sports cars. Both companies have extensive experience in their field as well a legacy of craftsmanship, heritage and attention to detail, their expertise, jointly with Continental’s, will help to establish an innovative level of audio quality for lightweight Morgan sports cars. The partnership with Sennheiser continues Morgan’s philosophy of combining traditional craftsmanship with innovation, and the latest technology. This approach to 21st Century coachbuilding is…

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Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities focuses on supporting the health and wellbeing of sick or injured children and their families. The Atlanta-area chapter adopted digital signage several years ago as an efficient way to communicate important, time-sensitive information with families, volunteers, and donors, though were limited by the capabilities of their digital signage software. The Atlanta chapter addressed these challenges by upgrading to Visix AxisTV Signage Suite, which was recently deployed at the organization’s Peachtree Dunwoody House and Gatewood House. Communication of healthcare information is one important priority for all Ronald McDonald Houses, which are located close to leading children’s hospitals…

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AV technology pioneer Peerless-AV® announced the EMEA launch of its new Motorised Trolley (PR598-M) for large format displays up to 98”. This new addition is easy to install and use, offering a unique feature set in line with modern presentation requirements, including digital height control settings and a built-in pressure sensor for safe use in any Education or Corporate setting. See the new trolley on stand 3F700 at ISE 2022. “As classrooms and meeting rooms transition to more immersive and collaborative environments, there is a need for AV support solutions that enable presenters and teachers to maximise the full potential of…

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