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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: Chief - Foster a safe return to public spaces

Safe SpacesVirtual Reception for Public Buildings and BusinessesWhen it comes to helping people feel at ease in public spaces, protocols have changed in many cases for the long term. Virtual reception is an economical solution to implementing a safe return to public buildings and businesses by guiding visitors to safe spaces.Learn what safe spaces are and how to enhance visitor experiences by integrating Chief Tablet Stands with temperature-screening devices and accessories.To learn more about this product, get a free quote or to schedule a demo send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 800.554.5539 Download PDF File Here

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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Ultra-Wide Touchscreen Puts Everything Within Reach

Extron is excited to announce that our ultra-wide touchpanel, the TLP Pro 1230WTG is now shipping. Featuring a vibrant 12" 1920x720 resolution touchscreen, the ultra-wide format enhances user experiences since it allows multiple tasks to be seen and managed at the same time. The TLP Pro 1230WTG provides ample screen space to simultaneously display full AV system controls, video preview and annotation controls. The TLP Pro 1230WTG features an HDMI video preview input that supports high resolution HDCP compliant video from an HDMI source. It also supports annotation when used in conjunction with any Extron Annotator. The sleek, low-profile design minimizes visual obstructions and improves collaboration engagement in a wide variety of applications. Key Features12" ultra-wide capacitive touchs...

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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Simplify Your Rack Designs with Our New 8 Output, 60-Watt Power Supply

Extron is pleased to announce that the new PS 125 60-watt power supply is now shipping. Delivering 5 amps of total current, this 12 VDC, rack-mountable supply provides power consolidation and centralized power management for up to eight devices. Since there are no per-port current limitations, each connected device receives power based on individual load requirements. Power and overload status LEDs on the front and back panels facilitate visual status for troubleshooting. Designed and manufactured by Extron, this high-performance Everlast™ power supply provides ultimate reliability and energy efficiency. Key FeaturesProvides eight 12 V outputs with 5 amps total current deliveryNo per-port current limitationsPower and overload status indicator on front and rear panelsGallium Nitride compone...

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ProAVNews: Vaddio Introducing the EasyIP TableMIC D with Dante Networked Audio

Key FeaturesThe EasyIP TableMIC D microphone is an excellent choice for improving the audio quality in videoconferencing rooms.Designed to reduce distracting noises that arise in the conference room, the microphone's solid metal base construction and engineered feet diminish table vibration noise that other table microphones experience.The top of the EasyIP TableMIC D features a capacitive touch control surface for silent button operation and a VU meter. The ability for AV Integrators to enable and disable button functionality during configuration can further simplify the end user's videoconferencing experience.With 360-degree coverage from three unidirectional condenser microphone elements, a single EasyIP TableMIC D microphone provides excellent coverage for a small meeting room. Pair up...

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ProAVNews: Planar Introducing Planar MGP Series Affordable, High Resolution, LED Video Walls

The new Planar® MGP Series is an indoor fine pixel pitch LED video wall ideal for budget-conscious organizations looking for a bright, bezel-free digital canvas to replace legacy technology such as front projection or tiled LCD video walls.  A Seamless Alternative Tiled LCD video walls have long delivered an affordable large canvas with high resolution that works well in many applications. However, many viewers struggle to see past the bezels—even when they're narrower than 1mm—which can disrupt on-screen content and tarnish the visual experience. Planar MGP Series' attractive price point lets organizations upgrade from legacy tiled LCD technology to a large, seamless LED canvas that offers similar resolution and brighter images, without the bezels. The Right Resolutions The Planar MG...

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