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.

John Kurtinecz

ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Easily Extend 8K Signals Up To 150 Feet With New DisplayPort Fiber Optic Cables

DP Pro Plenum Series Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the DP Pro Plenum Series of active, hybrid optical-copper cables for the ultra high-speed transmission of DisplayPort 1.4 signals. They support data rates up to 32.4 Gbps, video resolutions up to 8K/30 @ 4:4:4, HDR, EDID, HDCP, and CEC, as well as 32 channels of audio. These active cables draw ultra-low power from the connected source or display device. At just 0.18" (4.7 mm) in diameter, the narrow bend radius cable construction facilitates easy installation in tight spaces, including plenum air spaces. Offering the benefits of fiber optics with the simplicity of traditional copper cable, the DP Pro Plenum Series supports 8K video signals over long distances up to 150 feet (45.7 meters). Key FeaturesConforms ...
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ProAVNews: Extron Streaming Solutions Enable Flexible Learning for Online and Virtual Classrooms

SMP Series Streaming Media Processors Extron SMP Series solutions simplify recording and streaming to connect students and employees to live or on-demand content anytime, anywhere, on any device. Robust, easy to use SMP Streaming Media Processors fit easily into any workflow for both ad-hoc and scheduled activities. Simply publish to a USB drive, video platform, or network share. The purpose-built scalable SMP processors integrate directly into video platforms like Kaltura, Panopto, and OpenCast and support streaming to popular hosting platforms such as YouTube, Facebook Live, Wowza, Twitch, and Vimeo.  Key Features Lecture/Event CaptureLive StreamingOnline/Distance LearningFlipped classroom initiativesActive learning – medical, legal, forumsSkills capture – clinical, sportsOn-demand ...
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ProAVNews: Extron VoiceLift Pro Microphone EB Now Shipping! VoiceLift Microphones Now Integrate with Extron Control Systems

The VoiceLift® Pro Microphone EB system integrates with eBUS enabled control systems to provide voice amplification for a wide variety of installations. The VoiceLift receiver connects to the eBUS port on an Extron IPCP control processor for power and customizable control. State-of-the-art wireless technology for voice amplification utilizes digital transmission and pairing in a dedicated spectrum to provide superior performance over traditional systems. VoiceLift Pro EB integrates seamlessly with IPCP control processors and an audio power amplifier to provide a complete voice amplification solution. Key FeaturesIntegration with Extron control systems provides flexible control capabilities.The pendant microphone buttons can trigger events such as an Instant Alert or start/stop recordings o...
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping XMP240 - Fast and Easy Channel Count Expansion For Dante Systems Now Available

The XMP 240 Expansion Matrix Processor features an extensive mix matrix with 24 channels of AEC and 48x48 Dante connectivity in only a half rack space. The XMP 240 can also be used standalone for matrix processing in an all network audio system. When connected to a DMP Plus Series processor via Dante or the EXP expansion port, a complete system is created that offers up to 36 channels of AEC, a USB audio interface, analog connectivity, and optional VoIP. A system expanded with an XMP 240 is capable of supporting multiple beam forming microphone arrays alongside numerous other Dante sources, with enough outputs to support multiple zones and destination devices. Ideal for network audio systems based on Dante or AES67, the XMP 240 allows for high channel count audio input and output processin...
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Outdoor LED Video Walls - The Perfect Solution for Drive-In Events

As we all try to adapt to the new normal caused by this unprecedented pandemic, we are also looking to return to some sort of normalcy in our lives. Our live event team has created a COVID-19 solution which offers a drive-in style solution for graduation, religious service, wedding, movie night or sporting event. The solution allows for group gatherings which adhere to social distancing guidelines and creates a memorable experience. Drive-In movie theaters, parking lots, open fields and tracks are becoming a popular venue for such events utilizing the existing screen or adding an inflatable projection screen which can be an effect solution. However, there is one downside, the event has to wait until it is dark enough so you can see the image on the screen. Enter our solution, the outdoor d...
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