AV & Presentation


Hitachi Debuts Compact 10,000 Lumen Projector

Hitachi America recently introduced its 9000 Series DLP projectors designed for large-capacity venues at InfoComm 2013. Featuring two different lamps, the compact projectors, which weigh 41 pounds, offer a brightness of up to 10,000 lumens when both lamps are working simultaneously.

NC State's Next-Gen Library Sounds Off About Audio in Collaborative Spaces

North Carolina State University's new James B. Hunt Jr. Library has been showing off its "technology sandbox" operations, which include state-of-the-art audio-visual features intended to inspire visitors to go "wow!" The new 220,000 square-foot facility includes dedicated spaces for large-scale visualization, interactive displays, 3D motion technologies, and other visual elements.

iOS App Puts Teachers in Control of Videoconferencing Systems

Communications tech firm Avizia has launched a new tool specifically for teachers that's designed to give them improved control over videoconferencing technologies in their classrooms.

Crestron Develops Microsoft Lync-Based Conference Room Solution

Crestron has unveiled Crestron RL, its new Lync-based group collaboration solution for conferencing.

Texas Instruments DLP Debuts Multitouch Technology Prototype for Classrooms

Texas Instruments (TI) DLP has unveiled a multitouch technology prototype capable of turning any surface into a fully interactive touch screen for multiple users.



Crestron AirMedia Turns Mobile Devices into Presentation Systems

Crestron has launched a new system that allows groups of presenters to connect their phones, tablets, and laptops to AV systems wirelessly.

Panasonic Intros 8,500-Lumen DLP Projector, Interactive Short-Throw Projector

Panasonic has announced several new projectors, including the company's first interactive ultra-short throw projector and a WUXGA single-chip DLP projector that the company claims as the industry's brightest.

NEC Intros High-Performance 3-Chip DLP Projector

NEC Display Solutions of America has unveiled a new high-resolution, high-light-output digital projector designed for education.

Display Gear Revs Up at InfoComm 2013

Advances in display technology were on parade at this year's InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, including a number of touchscreen devices, wall displays, new LED monitors, and related AV gear.

USC's New Cinema School Comes Alive with Interactive Media

The University of Southern California formally opened a new interactive media facility for its School of Cinematic Arts (SCA), which features a load of technology, including 4K projection, Oblong g-speak, multitouch presentation screens, professional-level game testing rooms, highly configurable spaces, and what it claims to be North America's largest university installation of interactive displays.