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.
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.
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.
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.