AV & Presentation


Art Schools Keep IT Departments on Their Toes

With the sheer variety of ever-changing tech needs combined with the limited staff and budget of small institutions, art schools may be an IT leader's perfect storm.

Crestron Debuts Ultra-Compact Room Media Controller

Crestron has debuted its smallest AV and environmental systems room controller to date, the RMC3.

EchoSystem Lecture Capture Tool Adds Android 4 Support, On-Air Checks

Echo360 has released an update to its flagship lecture capture tool, EchoSystem. The latest release, version 5.4, adds new support for Android 4.0 (or higher) and reduces storage requirements.

Christie Debuts Two 65-Inch Thin-Profile Flat Panels

Christie has introduced two 65-inch HD flat-panel displays: the touch-enabled FHD651-T and non-touch FHD651-P.

Epson Rolls Out Interactive Touch Projector

Epson has launched seven new projectors for education, including three LCD-based interactive projectors (one of which supports pen-free interactivity) and four ultra-short-throw models.



Mersive Updates Solstice 1.2 Software

Mersive has announced enhancements to its Solstice product, display software that enables multiple users to connect simultaneously to a shared display using a range of devices and applications over an existing WiFi or Ethernet network.

Cornell Researchers Develop 3D-printed Loudspeaker

A team of researchers at Cornell University has successfully produced a fully functional loudspeaker using a 3D printer.

Brief: NEC Launches 42" Touchscreen Display

NEC has launched the V423-TM display with a touch capable LCD screen and support for up to four simultaneous touches.

BenQ Debuts Monitors for Mobile and Cloud Content

BenQ's new EW series monitors allow users to stream media -- including cloud-based content -- from their smartphones, laptops or game consoles for large-screen viewing.

USC To Begin AV Systems Installation for New Journalism Facility

The University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism will open a new 88,000-square foot building this fall. Wallis Annenberg Hall, scheduled to open fall 2014, will include technology-enabled classrooms, multi-purpose rooms, auditorium, newsroom and media center, research labs, and public forum space.