These are just a few of the exceptional new products that you can see on the show floor. Whether you are a user, installer, or show producer, InfoComm 2015 is where you need to be.
Content Insider #391 - New Content Leaders: Indie Filmmakers Grow in Importance at NAB Booths, Sessions
You didn't have to be a Jedi at NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) to know there was a giant tear in the M&E (media and entertainment) industry this year.
We know the demand for more bandwidth will continue, so how can wired infrastructures adapt to these demands?
Almost everywhere you turned at NAB there was a booth featuring products/tools for indie filmmakers, educational sessions to cover anything/everything and a loosely connected next generation of producers, directors, filmmakers.
Hitachi America, Ltd. today announced the debut of three stylish new Wi-Fi enabled speakers powered by the AllPlay™ smart media platform, a wireless whole-home audio solution developed by Qualcomm®. AllPlay is a complete hardware and software whole home audio platform that offers manufacturers and consumers a unified solution for local media and cloud based Wi-Fi streaming across iOS and Android platforms. Hitachi’s smart speakers offer seamless streaming of high-quality local and cloud-based audio content – with the high performance and versatility of Wi-Fi – at three affordable price points. Industry-leading audio streaming music services such as Spotify®, Rhapsody® and others have committed to supporting speaker products powered by AllPlay this year.
Large flat panel TV and home theater projectors offer stunning images and sound quality, so how can the theater differentiate the experience enough to entice consumers to leave the comfort of their home?
Here is a summary of what Tradeshows, Conferences & Exhibitions to look forward to in the coming months.
CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) has produced a new video Guide to Smart Home Wiring which introduces consumers, builders and design professionals to the benefits that a properly designed and installed cabling infrastructure can provide in homes today. "We all dream of living in a comfortable, secure and energy efficient home," says Matt Nimmons, CEDIA EMEA's Operations Director. "The reality is that technology can now be seamlessly integrated and controlled to deliver these benefits to us all. By following the Best Practice advice within CEDIA's Smart Home Recommended Wiring Guidelines, this video shows how the right cabling infrastructure is an essential requirement for the internet-connected smart home." CEDIA's Guide to Smart Home Wiring looks at how technology is an integral part of a typical family's lifestyle in today's home. It then explains how the right wiring infrastructure can manage and distribute audio-visual, lighting, heating, security and other data hungry services effectively within a property whilst, at the same time, helping to minimise electronic box and cable clutter in the home.
Laser projectors offer longevity, constant brightness and lower maintenance costs which all help positively impact their future in the projector industry.
Since the beginning of 2013, the biggest buzz in the A/V industry was and still is surrounding the future of 4K. To address the rapid oncoming of this new era of immersive visual experiences, manufacturers have developed and marketed not-so-ready 4K products and solutions as the only answers to 4K connectivity.
Sony has announced an extensive line-up of new audio products for both in the home and on the go. The home audio products — new sound bars, wireless speakers, and audio/video receivers — have prioritised high-resolution audio, multiroom connectivity and expanded music streaming capabilities. For example the range will offer Google Cast and Spotify Connect. The new Google Cast platform allows you to control music directly from music streaming apps like Deezer, Rdio, Pandora and Google Play Music. To cater to growing consumer demand for multiroom audio, a complete home sound system can be set up and controlled throughout multiple rooms with the Sony app SongPal. “Imagine stepping into your home and being greeted by your favourite music being streamed seamlessly throughout every room. With a touch of a button, you can access a world of music options and control all the connected speakers within in your home,” said Abel Makhraz, head of video, sound & tablet, Sony Australia & New Zealand. For inside or outside the home Sony has announced a range of portable wireless speakers. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours with Bluetooth and NFC to stream music from your smartphone or tablet.
Ideal for highly demanding facilities such as post-production, broadcast, telecommunications and government, Gefen's HD KVM over IP can help improve performance, increase productivity and streamline equipment.
This paper examines what constitutes and drives useful interoperability in audio networks, and examines the state of the audio industry from this perspective.
Control4 Corporation is now bringing 4K Ultra HD content distribution to smart homes across the world by providing fully HDCP 2.2 compliant 4K UHD audio and video matrix switches for home automation installations. 4K UHD is the new standard for high-definition video, and is redefining the home entertainment experience for consumers by providing four-times the resolution of standard 1080P HD video content. Available for order today, the new line of Control4® 4K UHD Matrix Switches provides the ability to distribute 4K content, including copy-protected content, to every room in the Control4 Smart Home without the need for additional hardware or software. “We are committed to delivering on the promise of 4K by offering compelling video distribution solutions to homeowners who expect the very best in entertainment,” said Martin Plaehn, Control4 Chairman and CEO. “Our recent acquisition of Leaf, the Australia-based provider of audio/video distribution products, helped us get to market faster with a comprehensive media distribution solution that is truly 4K-ready today.”
With all eyes on 4K distribution and transport, manufacturers are now beginning to promise HDMI 2.0 support for complete 4K/60 connectivity. The truth or a reassuring lie?
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Home Tech - Featured Product
Get wired for sound throughout your home with a new state-of-the-art communications and entertainment system! The I2000 Music Distribution and Intercom Systems provide a wide variety of features at an affordable price so you can enjoy the luxury of music throughout every room in your home without moving a muscle. Interested in wireless music streaming? See our optional Bluetooth Receiver