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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: Extron Unleash the Power of 4K with Our Multi-Channel Recording and Streaming Processor

Extron is excited to introduce the SMP 401 Multi-Channel 4K Recording and Streaming Media Processor, the latest addition to our SMP family. The SMP 401 is a high-performance all-in-one 4K/60 processor that easily captures, switches, scales and distributes AV sources and presentations. Powerful processing with H.264/H.265 encoding provides up to five recordings and six streams concurrently. The SMP 401 captures a variety of sources from three HDMI 2.0 inputs, two RTP/RTSP virtual inputs, and an optional 12G-SDI input. Additionally, the advanced audio DSP facilitates independent mixing per channel and supports line or mic level audio, with phantom power for microphones. The user-friendly front panel LCD screen enables video preview for confidence monitoring, and simple menu navigation for ea...

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ProAVNews: Introducing JBL Venue Synthesis 3D Acoustic Simulation Software

Venue Synthesis is JBL's next-generation 3D acoustic simulation software, designed from the ground up to allow system designers and engineers to accurately predict the acoustical and mechanical performance of JBL sound systems. The streamlined and intuitive user interface expedites the entire design process, allowing system designers to transition from conception to deployment in record time. The new, advanced acoustic engine generates high-resolution simulations to accurately match real-life performance, while the sophisticated mechanical engine generates precise system reports and array statistics. Offering unparalleled simplicity, accuracy, and speed, Venue Synthesis stands as the ultimate sound system design tool for any situation.

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ProAVNews: Introducing AMX SVSI N3300 Encoders & Decoders with Dante AV-H and New USB-C Modules for AMX HydraPort

AMX SVSI N3300 Encoders & Decoders with Dante AV-H The AMX SVSI N3300 series offers 4K60 H.26x and Dante AV-H streaming and is ideal for classrooms, casinos, courtrooms, and to provide the best video quality locally and the lowest bandwidth video for remote viewing or recording when required. The N3300s also feature USB 3.0 external drive video recording, and high-security network support. Three New USB-C Modules for AMX HydraPort Architectural Connectivity A new USB-C to HDMI Module with Retractable Cable provides a dedicated video connection for outputting content from laptops and mobile devices to in-room video networks. Additionally, two new USB-C charging modules are available – with or without an included power supply. To learn more about these products, get a free quote or to sc...

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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping DTP3 Family Expands with One-Gang Wallplate Transmitter

Extron is now shipping the DTP3 T 101 D one-gang decorator-style transmitter sends HDMI up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CAT 6A cable. It extends video resolutions up to 4K/60 at 4:4:4 without compression, ensuring optimal image quality. This HDCP 2.3-compliant wallplate transmitter provides comprehensive EDID management that supports dependable content display. It also supports multiple embedded audio formats. Installation is easy; it can be powered remotely by a DTP3-enabled product or with the included Extron Everlastâ„¢ power supply. Loaded with features and capabilities, the DTP3 T 101 D wallplate transmitter enables placement of an HDMI input connection precisely where you need it. Key FeaturesTransmits HDMI up to 330' (100 m) over a shielded CAT 6A cableSupports computer an...

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ProAVNews: Vaddio Thin Profile Wall Mount Bracket for Poly Studio E70

ADA-compliant thin profile wall mounting bracket for Poly Studio E70 with less than 4" protrusion from the wall with the camera attached. Easily mount to carts or monitor arms with the 75mm or 100mm VESA mounting patterns or connect to duplex electrical boxes with convenient leveling slots. Key Features:ADA-compliant designPowder-coated heavy gauge steel construction75mm and 100mm VESA mounting patternsDuplex electrical box mounting pattern with leveling slots 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

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