John Kurtinecz is Vice President of JP Lilley focusing on technical products and services facing the audio, video and presentation communities. John is a member of InfoComm International, ICIA which is now known as AVIXA, a member of various business chambers throughout the region, and Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau. In 1995 John was among the first 26 people in the world to achieve CTS-I certification by InfoComm International. He has been actively serving the AV industry for 31 years. His drive and vision will continue to lead the audio, video and presentation industry for many years to come.

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ProAVNews: Extron and Dolby Extend Their Powerful AV Control and Conferencing Capabilities

Extron is pleased to announce that Extron and Dolby have completed work on a new scalable architecture where Extron Audio DSP can be used to directly integrate with Dolby Voice Room. This collaboration extends Extron Pro AV control capabilities beyond the Dolby Conference Phone, to include the Dolby Hub and Dolby Voice Cameras. Extron DMP Series and other audio products can now be connected to these Dolby systems, and each Dolby service provider will benefit from these audio system enhancements. Working together, all these elements provide effortless conferencing capabilities as well as convenient, centralized control of multiple in-room AV devices, all with the goal of delivering exceptional collaboration solutions. Key FeaturesEffortlessly combine Rooms with Dolby Voice with our powerful...
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping Quantum Ultra Connect! Streamlined 4K Videowall Processing for Small to Mid-Sized Applications

Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Extron Quantum® Ultra Connect 84 and Quantum Ultra Connect 128, videowall processors with eight and twelve HDMI inputs for systems with up to four or eight displays. They deliver the same high-quality scaling and real-time performance as Extron's Quantum Ultra processors. Vector™ 4K scaling and HyperLane® high-speed video bus technologies produce sharp, accurate output and deliver real-time performance unattainable by other videowall processors. A few of their many designer-friendly features include custom output resolutions, input and output image rotation, bezel compensation, and flexible window placement, which allows side-by-side, overlap, and picture-in-picture image positioning. For HDCP-encrypted content, Extron Key Min...
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Feature-Packed 4K/60 4:4:4 HDMI Matrix Switchers in New 16x8 and 16x16 Sizes

Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new 16x8 and 16x16 models to the DXP HD 4K PLUS Series of high-performance HDMI matrix switchers. These new HDCP 2.3-compliant models complement the current 4x2 to 8x8 offerings, featuring the same performance and capabilities. They support data rates up to 18 Gbps and video resolutions up to 4K/60 with 4:4:4 color sampling, HDR, Deep Color up to 12-bit, 3D, HD lossless audio formats, and CEC. The matrix switchers also facilitate easy integration into a wide variety of professional AV applications, with audio de-embedding and audio breakaway capabilities. Automatic cable equalization and output reclocking ensures signal integrity. These features combined with multiple control options make the DXP HD 4K PLUS Series ideal for ap...
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ProAVNews: Cleaning & Disinfecting Planar Displays

More and more people are returning to their offices and places of business, and it's important that they know their Planar displays are safe to use. This short video offers some simple steps for cleaning and disinfecting displays. 
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ProAVNews: Extron and Poly Partner to Deliver Scalable Meeting Experiences for Any Space

Extron is pleased to announce that through our new partnership with Poly, we are developing new, scalable integration options for Extron control systems, audio devices, and signal switching for Poly Room Solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms® and Zoom Rooms™ solutions. Together, Extron and Poly are poised to deliver complete AV and conferencing control across the enterprise. As one of our first developments, a simple tap on the Poly GC8 touchpanel can manage the meeting experience as well as send commands that trigger automation events for display power, shades, lighting, and more. Key FeaturesEffortlessly combines Poly meeting room products with Extron's powerful AV device control for an ideal Microsoft Teams Rooms, Zoom Rooms, or BYOD meeting experienceEnables scalability of Poly conferenc...
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