20 Electronic Holiday Gifts for Tech-Lovers
See 20 Holiday gifts perfect for the tech fan on your shopping list. We’ve included brand new tablets like the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 and favorites like the Nexus 7. This list also includes smartphones, an HD TV, a touch screen laptop and more.
Middle Atlantic Offers Under Table Rackmounting With New TechPed Series
Middle Atlantic Products has introduced the TechPed Series Technology Pedestal. Designed to provide localized and discrete equipment mounting in huddle rooms, conference rooms and other collaboration spaces, the TechPed is designed to be a simply integrated and easily serviced conference table support system that houses equipment and cables.
2014 TechDecisions Guide to Over 20 Wireless Mics for Hospitality Applications
This newly updated TechDecisions guide highlights some of the best wireless microphone systems available on the market for 2014. For presentations, events and other institution specific gatherings, finding the right system is essential for producing the most effective results. Explore and compare systems from manufactures like Audio-Technica, Audix, Beyerdynamic, DPA, Electro-voice, Sennheiser and Shure.
Community Introduces the DP8 Pendant Loudspeaker to its Distributed Design Series
Community Professional Loudspeakers has expanded its Distributed Design Series of ceiling, surface mount and pendant loudspeakers with the new DP8 Pendant. Available in paintable white or black, the DP8 is a high-performance, 8-inch coaxial loudspeaker that provides highly-intelligible voice and musical sound quality for restaurants, lounges, hotels, ballrooms, meeting rooms, retail and commercial establishments, and casinos, hotels and convention centers. With its weather-resistant enclosure, grille and components, the DP8 may also be used outdoors in covered locations.
Extron Announces the TeamWork 601 Digital Collaboration System
Extron Electronics introduces TeamWork 601, the company's newest digital collaboration system. The TeamWork 601 system supports up to four digital laptops or tablets, and two legacy analog computer-video and audio sources. Analog signals are digitized so that they can be switched to the display, along with native HDMI signals, on a single HDMI cable. TeamWork 601 works with most flat panel displays, laptops, and tablets. It also works with virtually any new or existing furniture system. Optional mounting hardware facilitates different collaboration table or work surface designs. Extron TeamWork is a fully customizable collaboration system that is ideal for corporate and education applications. Pre-configured packages, including the TeamWork 601, TeamWork 600, and TeamWork 400 are available for fast implementation with minimal setup.
MindBending AV: Kinetic Audio Installations
Kinetic audio installations feature visual and sonic motion to create a unique audio and sensory experience for the viewer. To create this hybrid experience of noise and visual stimulus, artists can use a variety of different techniques ranging from robotic technology to simple signal processing. However, all of these installations depend on algorithms to move between the visual and the sonic in a coherent way. The definition of a kinetic audio installation is actually quite loose. For example, something as simple as a wind chime could in fact be considered a kinetic audio device as it generates audio content as it is moved without the interaction of direct human contact. But, with such a wide encompassing definition is a large area within which to create.