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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 New Product Three-Input DTP3 Transmitter with USB-C Charging

Meet the DTP3 T 203, a three-input twisted pair transmitter for sending USB-C®video, HDMI, and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CAT6A cable. It includes proven technologies that extend video with optimal image quality. This DTP3 transmitter supports 4K/60 4:4:4 signals and is HDCP 2.3 compliant. To maximize image quality and eliminate latency, all supported video resolutions are transported without compression. Capabilities such as 60 W of USB-C charging, dual buffered HDMI and DTP® outputs, and flexible control options facilitate integration in professional environments. Integrator-friendly features include EDID Minder®, auto-switching between inputs, and bidirectional RS-232 pass-through for control of remote AV devices. As with other DTP3 transmitters, the DTP3 T 203 ...

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ProAVNews: Announcing Planar DirectLight Pro Series Fine Pitch LED Video Walls

Redefining Mainstream Introducing Planar DirectLight Pro Series Fine Pitch LED Video Walls For large, bezel-free digital content, fine pixel pitch LED video walls have become the standard for premier conference rooms, lobbies, classrooms and control rooms. The new Planar® DirectLight™ Pro Series sets a new bar for indoor fine pitch LED video walls with higher brightness, truer color reproduction and higher bandwidth than its predecessors. Its convenient sizes and resolution options make deploying an LED video wall even easier. Planar DirectLight Pro Series Features 109", 137", 164", 198" & 219"Full HD, Double Full HD or 4K1,000-nit Brightness5x Video BandwidthHDR Ready90° Corners24x7 ReliabilityTAA & ADA CompliantRange of Video Controller OptionsPlanar® EverCare™ Lifetime Warr...

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ProAVNews: Extron's New Network Button Panels Offer Convenient Volume Control

Extron is pleased to introduce the NBP VC1 D and NBP VC2 D Network Button Panels. These fully customizable AV system control interfaces are designed for volume control when used with Extron control systems and HC 400 Series products. They connect to your control processors via standard Ethernet and bring convenient, easy-to-use volume control within reach. Key FeaturesFully customizable Network Button Panel interfaces with volume controlVolume adjustment: NBP VC1 D is equipped with a rotary volume control knob that provides smooth, precise volume levels and a dual color, illuminated soft touch button for muting.NBP VC2 D offers system and microphone volume control via six customizable, soft-touch buttons that are backlit for easy operation in low-light environments. Compatible with all Ext...

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ProAVNews: BOSE VIDEOBAR VB-S

Simple Setup, Crystal-clear Experience Bose Videobar VB-S is a compact all-in-one USB conferencing device that's easy to install and brings premium audio and video to rooms up to 3 × 3 meters (10 × 10 feet). With four beam-steering microphones, a 4K ultra-HD camera, and signature Bose sound, VB-S delivers a meeting experience so clear you can read the room from across the globe. 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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ProAVNews: Whiteboard collaboration for hybrid environments

Huddly Canvas makes it easy to bring whiteboards into video calls so that everyone can see what's on the board and contribute their ideas, no matter where they are. Perfect for collaboration meetings and distance learning Certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom RoomsIdeal for whiteboards up to 2 x 1.2 m / 6′ x 4'USB plug-and-playFlexible installation with the new free-standing Heckler mount Using AI technology, Canvas intelligently enhances the whiteboard image in real-time to ensure easy readability for everyone.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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