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Audio Highlights from InfoComm 2013: Notes from the Show Floor
A three-day journey through the audio world at InfoComm 2013. Here are some notes on the most interesting audio products on the floor. Check out news from Atlas Sound, Harman, Innovox, DPA Microphones and more. This article will be updated throughout the show.

Shure Shows New Line of Microflex Wireless Microphone Systems
The system is designed to blend into diverse room setups and is networkable to remotely monitor battery life.

One CTS’s Perspective: InfoComm 2013, Day One
InfoComm 2013 Christopher Neto, CTS traveled the show floor on his first visit to see this years exhibitors. He saw quite the cross-section of products, snapped some photos and sent them to us. Whether it is an 84-inch touch screen from Planar or a Crestron room system that uses Microsoft Lync's unified communications capabilities, he pinpointed the vendors to keep an eye on. Vendors include Vaddio, Stewart Filmscreen, Planar, Listen Technologies, Mersive Solstice, Panasonic, Delta, Crestron, ClearOne and Barco.

Kudos to Da-Lite for Rebranding
InfoComm 2013 was the launch of Da-Lite's new branding. The effort deserves huge kudos for this 100-plus year-old screen manufacturing company.

Revolabs to Ship Elite Wireless Conferencing Solution in Q3
The new wireless microphone system promises easier deployments and better audio.

InfoComm 2013: From the Show Floor — Presentation Systems for All Your A/V Needs
InfoComm 2013 features presentation needs that fulfill a variety of your A/V needs. Products like the Mitsubishi TW21U and the ViewSonic PJD8633ws allow users to present via the cloud or USB, eliminating the need for a PC. Other highlights include the InFocus BigTouch, the Canon LE-5w, Samsung MEC Series displays Prysm video wall collaboration, a Planar 4K touch display and more.

Sony VPL-FHZ55 Laser Projector Ships in August
Sony has introduced the VPL-FHZ55 Laser Projector, its first lamp-less projector that uses 3LCD technology.

Leon Speakers’ Sound Sculpture Wows at InfoComm
A 6 x 8-foot sound sculpture from Leon Speakers has multicolored LED lights, famous Leon sound and an eye-catching design.

Crestron Rolls out New Speakers, Videoconferencing Collaboration and Streaming Technologies
Crestron debuted new products and update existing ones this InfoComm. The company added the line of Saros speakers to its sound product offerings and upgrade DigitalMedia to include a 64 x 64 switcher with 4K support, and wireless presentation capability for mobile technology.

12 Hiddens Gems of InfoComm 2013
At InfoComm 2013, be sure see these new products from: NTX, Mimeo Monitors, Salamander Designs, Bitwise, Exothermic, Ricoh, Attero Tech, Platinum Tools, Coolux, Aavara Innovation Corp., BrightSign and Matrox Graphics.

Vaddio Makes the Union of BYOD Users and Videoconferencing Really Easy
InfoComm 2013, Vaddio Introduces Complete Unified Communications Meeting Room Solutions for Laptop and Tablet Computers: the GroupSTATION and HuddleSTATION, making it easy for BYOD users to participate in a videoconferencing meeting.

InfoComm Watch: 3 Key Trends in Loudspeakers and Sound Reinforcement
InfoComm 2013 Watch: 3 Key Trends in Loudspeakers and Sound Reinforcement: Small Format Line Arrays; Active Digitally Steered Columns/Arrays; Smart Active Loudspeaker Systems

Magenta Debuts Long-Range HDMI Extension Solution
The HD-One DX 500 and LX 500 can deliver digital signals up to 500 feet.

Is 4K Ready for Your Prime Time?
The 4K format is starting to appear in areas where large screens are being used and in applications where the wow factor is important to an organization. 4K is defined as a generation of video technology beyond the 1920 x 1080 resolution of HDTV. The high-end signage has smoother edges, crisper images and improved bigger pictures. Current users include Iowa State University's Virtual Reality Applications Center and the Mirage Hotel and Casino Race and Sports Book, yet there are applications for nearly any organization.

DPI Showcases a 3D-Capable Projector That Supports HDBaseT
New projector offers the latest technologies with 7,500 lumens of brightness output.