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Vaddio New OneLINK HDMI for RoboSHOT HDMI and Third-Party Videoconferencing Cameras and Codecs – Now Shipping

​ MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 22, 2015) – Vaddio's revolutionary OneLINK™ HDMI, utilizing HDBaseT™ technology is now shipping. The OneLINK HDMI extends power, video and control over a single Cat. 5e cable up to 100 meters, eliminating complex and expensive methods traditionally required during an installation. Designed to fit a variety of applications, the OneLINK HDMI offers enhanced flexibility when specifying room solutions. Using HDBaseT connectivity, the OneLINK HDMI has the ability to transmit and receive uncompressed HDMI digital video up to, and including, 2160p/30 on one single Cat 5e/6 cable. Additionally, the OneLINK HDMI system sends and regulates power plus provides bi-directional control channels for Ethernet and RS-232. Vaddio has created four distinct OneLINK HDMI solutions ...
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Vaddio’s Expanding RoboSHOT Camera Line Now Offers HD-SDI with Remote Operation

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 9, 2015) – Vaddio today announced it's latest camera in the RoboSHOT series, the RoboSHOT 12 HD-SDI and RoboSHOT 30 HD-SDI. Available in 12x and 30x optical zoom ranges, the RoboSHOT HD-SDI is equipped with simultaneous HD-SDI and HDMI digital video outputs, and Full HD IP (H.264) streaming capabilities.

Equipped with a built-in PoE+ Gb Ethernet port, the enterprise-class RoboSHOT HD-SDI has the ability to be powered over the PoE+ network or with a PoE+ Midspan power injector. The camera's built-in web-server allows for simplistic configuration and control. Just enter the camera's streaming URL into any standards based media player and you can now watch Full HD (1080p) IP stream while controlling your RoboSHOT simultaneously.

"We added the RoboSHOT HD-SDI camera to the mix because our customers are demanding a native HD-SDI PTZ video solution that can handle the complexities of broadcast and live performance applications," explained Ed Ellett, President and CEO of Vaddio. "With smooth, production-quality motion and a full feature set, this camera rivals the best PTZ cameras in the industry."

Available in 12x optical zoom with a 73-degree wide horizontal field of view or 30x optical zoom with 2.3-degree tele end to 65-degree wide end, the RoboSHOT HD-SDI cameras are perfect in most any application including video studios, UC conferencing, House of Worship services, large auditorium AV systems, IMAG for performances, large lecture theatres and more.

Like all RoboSHOT series cameras, The RoboSHOT 12 HD-SDI and RoboSHOT 30 HD-SDI come fully equipped with the latest generation Exmor 1/2.8" 2.38 Megapixel, Full HD, high-speed, low noise CMOS image sensor, an advanced ISP and Vaddio's Tri-Synchronous Motion technology – a silent, direct drive motor system that allows all three axes of the camera (pan, tilt and zoom) to move simultaneously for ultra smooth, natural camera motion.

For more information or to request a demo of this product, please checkout our website at www.vaddio.com or contact the Vaddio office at (800) 572.2011

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About Vaddio:

Vaddio is the premier global manufacturer of PTZ cameras, professional AV solutions and a full suite of Unified Communication and Collaboration products for the audiovisual, videoconference and broadcast marketplaces. Combining enterprise-class performance and industry-leading support with system-configured design for simplicity of installation and operation, Vaddio products enhance any AV experience by elevating the science of communication with the Art of Easy. More information can be found on the Vaddio website, www.vaddio.com or at (800) 572.2011. 

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Vaddio™ Announces a New OneLINK™ Extension System for Cisco Telepresence Systems

Vaddio, a market leader and trusted provider of Cisco Precision HD camera extension, today announced its OneLINK HDMI system that extends HDMI video, power and network control on a single Cat-5e or better cable for the Cisco Precision 60 with SX-series codecs.Using HDBaseT™ digital technology, the OneLINK HDMI System is able to transport power to the PTZ camera, provide bi-directional Ethernet communication up to 100m (328ft) and return uncompressed HDMI from the Cisco camera."We are pleased to announce Vaddio's next generation of camera extension technology for the new Cisco Telepresence systems," explained Ed Ellett, President and CEO of Vaddio. "Spurred by the successes of our first generation OneLINK for the Cisco C-series system, the new OneLINK HDMI has been optimized to extend the C...
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Bridging the Technology Gap: How to Support Unified Communications in an Audiovisual Environment

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 27, 2015) – Remote collaboration is easier than ever before. From desktops and mobile devices, employees hold ad hoc audio and video conference calls, present and share content, send instant messages, schedule meetings and more. They use cloud-based applications and unified communications (UC) platforms such as Microsoft's Skype for Business (formerly Lync) or Cisco's Jabber, to conduct their communication activities. These kinds of tools are intuitive and familiar to users; they consistently have high adoption rates within the business environment because they are so easy to use. But when employees move to a traditional audiovisual (AV) group collaboration venue, they are frequently disappointed and frustrated. Whether it's an executive boardroom, a training facility...
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Meeting Room Upgrades to Digital

If you use laptops, PC’s, or Apple Mac's for your meetings and presentations and have conference rooms or meeting spaces that are more than 2 years old, I ask that you consider contacting JP Lilley. Here are some things that have changed in the business world with computers and displays.

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