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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.

ProAVNews: In-Stock now: Vaddio ConferenceSHOT ePTZ Auto-Framing Camera

Ready to Ship: Vaddio ConferenceSHOT ePTZ with Auto-Framing CameraVaddio's ConferenceSHOT ePTZ delivers a dynamic, hands-free video experience that recreates the one-to-one videoconference experience perfect for hybrid working environments. The unique custom settings included with the camera make it ideal for enterprises that want professional-quality video for various meeting room environments.Perfect for Small SpacesThe ConferenceSHOT ePTZ USB camera has a wide 129° field of view, making it perfect for small collaboration rooms, huddle spaces and areas where employees are socially distant, and you want to ensure everyone is in view. The camera has a USB 3.0 Type C port, HDMI and audio I/O for easy integration with existing room audio systems. The built-in microphone is a convenient ...

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ProAVNews: Extron USB-C 8K/30 Video Optical Cables with USB Data and 60 W Power Delivery

Introducing the high-performance USBC Pro 8K Series, active, hybrid optical-copper USB-C® cables that transmit 8K/30 DisplayPort AV, USB 2.0 data, and power signals simultaneously over distances up to 30 feet (9.1 meters). They are ideal for USB-C-enabled devices that support video and audio over four DisplayPort lanes. To streamline integration, they support power delivery of up to 60 watts and can draw power from either connected USB device. The ultra-flexible, 0.26" (6.5 mm) thin diameter and narrow bend radius cable construction enable easy installation in tight spaces. The USBC Pro 8K Series is available in popular lengths from 12 feet up to 30 feet (3.6 meters up to 9.1 meters). Key FeaturesTransmits 8K/30 DisplayPort video and embedded audio signalsSupports a USB 2.0 data rate of 48...

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ProAVNews: tvONE Releases Powerful CORIOmaster 4K60 Capabilities

Cincinnat, OH – tvONE, the world-class developer and manufacturer of video conversion and AV signal distribution technology, releases a new 4K60 output module for CORIOmaster®, CORIOmaster mini and CORIOmaster micro. New versions of firmware and software are also available, continuing the evolution of the CORIOmaster family of multi-window video processors.The new 4K60 output module (CM-HDMI-4K-SC-2OUT) gives a smoother, more immersive video experience for up to 14 outputs for high-end LED installations, projection edge blends or monitor walls. Other new output choices using the new module include 4K60 output cloning or for dual, independent, 4K30 outputs. Our dual 4K30 outputs double the amount of 4K outputs available, to allow connection to up to 28 4K displays, while the new cloning fea...

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ProAVNews: Announcing Extron Audio DSPs, Amplifiers, and Speakers Certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms

Extron is pleased to announce that many of our audio processors, amplifiers, and speakers are now certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms. We've worked together with our partners, such as Sennheiser, to develop solutions that deliver an unmatched user experience regardless of room type. The products in our Microsoft Teams Rooms Certified Design Solutions have been designed and meticulously tested for best-in-class performance and ease of use. Products Certified for Microsoft Teams RoomsDMP 128 Plus Series Digital Audio Matrix ProcessorsDMP 64 Plus Series Digital Audio Matrix ProcessorsXPA U 1002 Power AmplifiersXPA U 1004 SB Power AmplifiersSF 26CT Series Ceiling SpeakersSF 3CT LP and SF 3C LP Ceiling SpeakersCertified for Microsoft Teams Rooms Solution CapabilitiesConnects the room with a Mic...

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ProAVNews: Extron Virtual Control is Here

Extron is pleased to introduce our new VCA 100 Virtual Control Appliance with integrated Virtual Control Processors - VCPs. This new virtual control system helps organizations easily deploy, scale, and manage their AV systems by providing the flexibility of hosting AV control resources in a central location, right alongside the resources your organization's IT team already manages. The VCA 100 with VCPs is designed for centralized AV control across the organization. It's everything you love about Extron control, scalable for the enterprise. AV/IT teams can host up to 50 IPCP Pro xi Series virtual control processors on a single VCA 100. As an organization scales their AV control system needs, new VCPs can be activated and configured or programmed to accommodate. While an entry level VC...

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