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April 21, 2014
SMART Introduces the SMART Board 6065 4K Interactive Flat Panel
SMART Technologies has announced the release of the new SMART Board 6065 ultra HD, 4K interactive flat panel for the education vertical.

April 16, 2014
Signiant Launches SkyDrop Hybrid SaaS Solution to Accelerate Movement of Large Data Sets Into and Out of Cloud Storage
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement, today announced a significant extension of the company’s cloud portfolio with the introduction of Signiant SkyDrop – the first and only commercially available hybrid SaaS solution that accelerates the movement of big data and professional media files into and out of cloud storage.

April 10, 2014
Dalet Acquires AmberFin - Purchase Strengthens Dalet’s Leadership in MAM
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for broadcasters and content providers, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Advent Venture Partners to acquire AmberFin, the highly regarded, UK-based company that specializes in video ingest, complex media manipulation, transcoding and quality control (QC) solutions.

April 8, 2014
The new Grass Valley
On April 1, 2014, a new leader in the broadcast technology industry was born, created from the merger of two of the market’s most respected and dynamic firms – Grass Valley and Miranda.

April 7, 2014
AJA Debuts CION: 4K/UHD/2K/HD Professional Camera at NAB 2014
AJA Video Systems announces an entirely new professional camera, the CION. CION features an ergonomic design and is capable of shooting at 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD resolutions.

April 3, 2014
Ross Video Introduces Telestration and Touchscreen Applications for XPression
Today, Ross Video announced that it will be showcasing state-of-the-art Touchscreen and Telestration applications for XPression at NAB 2014.

April 1, 2014
Barnfind Partners with Applied Electronics To Extend Canadian Reach: Press Release
Barnfind Technologies, Norwegian manufacturer of a revolutionary multi-functional, signal neutral transport platform, is proud to announce a new, strategic partnership with Canadian-based Applied Electronics Limited,

March 28, 2014
TFO: Content factory for social and digital media
Télévision Francophone de l'Ontario is an independent agency of the provincial government of Ontario in Canada, set up originally to run a French-language television channel. In recent years it has dramatically developed its remit and now delivers bright, attractive and engaging content quickly, across multiple platforms, from multiple origination sources. To mark this shift, it is now known as Groupe Média TFO.

March 25, 2014
New Career Opportunity - Unified Communications Sales Representative
In our ongoing efforts to provide the most advanced visual communication solutions to our customers, Applied Electronics is seeking to complement our Mississauga team with a Unified Communications Sales Representative to cover the GTA and south western Ontario region.

March 25, 2014
Applied Electronics adds to Lawo Distribution in Canada
Lawo North America Corp. today announced that Applied Electronics Limited, Canada's leading designer, supplier and integrator of professional audio visual, broadcast and data management technology has joined Lawo's network of authorized resellers.

March 20, 2014
Harris Broadcast is Now Imagine Communications and GatesAir
On March 17, one market leader is now two : Discover Imagine Communications' software-defined vision for the industry and the new generation of over-the-air innovation from GatesAir.

March 14, 2014
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March 12, 2014
SMPTE Announces 2014 Director Appointments
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the 2014 SMPTE directors.

March 7, 2014
Planar provides Crestron, AMX and Savant Modules for Clarity Matrix Video Walls
Planar has released its first modules for the Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall System for some of the most popular automation systems available. Modules are available on these partner companies websites, making it even easier for resellers to integrate and consultants to recommend Planar and Runco Products.

February 24, 2014
Christie Makes Executive Appointments, Names New CEO
Christie® today announced that Kenji Hamashima, Chairman, President and CEO of the Christie group of companies will step down from his current role effective April 1, 2014.

Jack Kline, President and COO, Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. will assume the role of Chairman, President and CEO of all of Christie’s operating companies, worldwide.

February 19, 2014
Planar Introduces Two New Simplicity Series Digital Signage Displays
The new 46” and 55” displays round out the Planar Simplicity Series, offering a full range of sizes for digital signage applications Today Planar announced the addition of two new sizes to its Planar® Simplicity™ Series line of edge-lit LED displays, offering customers a broad range of choices for deploying simple, sleek and affordable digital signage displays

February 14, 2014
BARCO Sees Vision for Social Media Command and Control Systems
Command and control systems have traditionally been designed, built and marketed towards governments, utilities and security applications where 24/7/365 monitoring could mean the difference between life and death. But Barco’s Senior VP and GM Industrial & Government Jacques Bertrand explained that the future of command and control includes corporate social media marketing and monitoring as well as a lot more collaboration and interactivity with video walls than the industry has offered in the past.

February 11, 2014
New Crestron Smart Space™ simplifies enterprise-wide communication and HD video conferencing
Crestron introduces Smart Space, a multi-person, multi-display solution that delivers advanced enterprise-wide communication and HD video conferencing.

February 11, 2014
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February 6, 2014
6 Mega Trends Tech Managers Can't Ignore in 2014
By Margot Douaihy
As stewards of day-to-day system operations and the user experience (bless the Help Desk), tech managers in 2014 will need to stay agile, relevant, and responsive to the year's hot topics: IP, 4K, smart(er) building control, unified communications, cloud-based services, and more connectivity options. Here are six mega trends that fold in those aforementioned topics; I hope they help provide an aerial view and context for tech managers and decision-makers.

February 4, 2014
Christie Adds Intuitive Touch and Affordable Commercial-Grade 1080p Panels
Christie’s new 65-inch flat panel digital display debuted at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam today.

January 30, 2014
Applied Electronics Keynote Seminar featuring Orad TD Control and PowerWall
Applied Electronics will be showcasing two very powerful studio and production solutions – Orad's PowerWall and TD Control.

Learn how Orad TD Control can enhance your on air product while reducing the operational complexity. Book your private 1-hour demo with Applied Electronics today. Scheduling is limited, so please register now to secure a spot for your production or technical team.

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February 18-20, 2014

January 29, 2014
Orad releases its Morpho 4K cost effective video wall solution
Orad released today Morpho 4K, a powerful yet affordable real-time 4K video wall solution. Using Orad’s unique canvas concept, Morpho 4K outputs can be arranged in different aspect ratios and layouts according to the shape of the video wall. The resolution can range from 3840 x 1080 in the 2 x 1 setup, to 3840 x 2160 in the 2 x 2 setup, and 7680 x 1080 in the 4 x 1 setup all from a single Morpho 4K station.

January 22, 2014
AJA's TruZoom
AJA’s new TruZoom™ application and Corvid Ultra hardware come together in a revolutionary system for unparalleled real-time 4K recording, scaling, playback, and high-quality Region of Interest selection with AJA TruScale image processing and complete timeline-based keyframe control.

January 15, 2014
Learn the Basics of File-based Video Technology, Workflows and QC with this Guide
File-based workflows are gaining wider acceptance by offering new methods of content distribution and potential savings in operational costs. However, these workflows also come with challenges - including new quality control (QC) requirements.

To help you understand the basics of file-based workflows and quality control, download the Guide to Automating Quality Control in File-based Workflows primer and learn:
•     The typical file-based workflow configuration
•     Common file-based video error types and how content analyzers identify and correct them
•     The anatomy of a digital video container format
Download the Guide to Automating Quality Control in File-based Workflows primer today and ensure delivery of high quality file-based video content.

January 15, 2014
The best in presentation and collaboration become one
Today, Barco introduced a brand-new option that couples two of its cutting-edge products: the ClickShare wireless presentation system and the stylish Present projectors.

January 15, 2014
Christie has expanded our line-up of high brightness video wall cubes.
The Christie® Entero™ HB leads the industry in performance, reliability and confidence for control room video walls. With the first, and only, LED control room display to offer Wi-Fi® capability, these cubes allow you to make adjustments, control the wall or perform diagnostic monitoring through a wireless device, like an iPad or similar wireless device.

January 13, 2014
The face of Ross Video has changed!
After 40 years Ross has changed their logo.
Ross' original logo with the distinctive cross-fade "X" design was very relevant when the name Ross was synonymous with video production switchers - the cross-fade being a basic switcher function.

January 10, 2014
Thinking of using Digital Signage? Use these Digital Signage guides to help with the decision making process.
Brought to you by Digital Signage Magazine, The Digital Signage Guide to... series presents an in-depth look into the most important areas of digital signage systems design, integration and installation.

January 7, 2014
The Video Conference Codec is Dead (Or At Least the Writing Is on the Wall)
New VC technology lets everyone into the party

January 3, 2014
EMC Newsroom: Even Though 79% Think Big Data Will Improve Decision Making, One-Third Have No Big Data Plans
EMC Corporation today released the findings of its global survey that asked thousands of IT decision makers from 50 countries for their perspective on the challenges and opportunities that Big Data and IT transformation – and related skills – can present to their companies.

January 3, 2014
Crestron's adds an assortment of Output Cards for DigitalMedia Matrix Switchers
The DMCO series is a family of output cards for Crestron® DigitalMedia™ Matrix Switchers. A complete selection of cards is offered to allow numerous combinations of DigitalMedia, HDBaseT®, HDMI®, H.264 streaming, and analog audio outputs on a single switcher chassis.

December 19, 2013
Ross Introduces Inception News
Whether you are looking for a new system for content creation and have never had one before, or are looking for a replacement of an existing system with a more modern one, Inception News is designed to make your team more productive.

December 18, 2013
Wohler's MPEG Monitoring Now Shipping
Only the MPEG series decodes, displays, and monitors MPEG transport streams carrying MPEG-2, MPEG-4/H.264 encoded video plus all associated data tables for complete confidence monitoring in places it was previously impractical or very costly to do so.

December 17, 2013
Middle Atlantic introduces TechPed Technology Pedestal
Discrete Equipment Mounting for Meeting Rooms

December 16, 2013
Applied Electronics' Calgary Office Has Moved!
Applied Electronics is pleased to announce that we have moved to larger facility to better serve our customers!

We look forward to showcasing our new facility in Summer 2014, stay tuned for more information about our Open House.

December 16, 2013
Christie Cuts Seams Nearly in Half with New S310 MicroTiles
The new S310 screen from Christie now pushes the seams between MicroTiles that are stacked on top or next to one another to less than .07 millimeter thin — from 1.3 millimeters on the original S300 screen.

December 13, 2013
Christie introduces Brio
Christie® Brio makes it effortless to meet, share information and work together across multiple sites while automatically coordinating up to five simultaneous video and audio presentations on meeting room displays.

December 11, 2013
Crestron delivers new table FlipTops for conference room cable management and control
Ingenious, easy-to-install, recessed tabletop FlipTops turn any room into a smart conference room

December 9, 2013
Three Ways to get a Big Bang Out of Big Data
Almost 40 percent of the companies are seeing a rapid return on investments, usually within the first six months of rolling out the Big Data and analytics. Article published on

December 6, 2013
A Complete Overview of the Christie MicroTiles Display System
Christie® MicroTiles® are the original digital canvas, known for amazing image quality, vibrant, true-to-life colors, brilliant displays and any-size, any-shape design. Find out why MicroTiles captivate audiences and turn heads in the world of digital display technology.

December 5, 2013
3 Ways to Avoid Bad Digital Signage Installations
Avoid these #AVFails to make sure your digital signage message gets across.

December 4, 2013
Panasonic Moves Away From Consumer Products
Panasonic will abandon consumer electronics to focus on professional products only. Article by Weezer Group.

December 3, 2013
Thinklogical introduces a monthly newsletter.
Thinklogical introduces a company newsletter, thinknews, to keep customers and business partners updated on new products and company news. Follow the link to join the mailing list.

November 29, 2013
Middle Atlantic releases Multi-Mount Rackmount Power
Designed to optimize space and efficiency in power management, these single circuit, 15 Amp and 20 Amp rackmount power distribution systems (maximum total current draw) provide up to 20 total outlets within a shallow depth.

November 21, 2013
Barco Adds to ClickShare Product Line With New Smaller Version
Barco launched a smaller, entry-level version in the form of the new CSM (ClickShare for Meeting rooms) Base Unit at a list price of $1,750.

November 12, 2013
Crestron's AirMedia - Complete wireless HD presentation from any mobile device and any platform
Using AirMedia you can walk into any meeting space and wirelessly present PowerPoint®, Excel®, Word and PDF documents, as well as photos, from your personal iOS® or Android™ mobile device on the room display. Macbook® and PC laptops can be connected seamlessly, too. It makes presentations from almost any device fast and easy.

November 6, 2013
Content mobility: redefined - Christie Phoenix
A true game changer for the industry, Christie Phoenix breaks through the physical walls of the control room to encompass a global workplace.

October 30, 2013
Attending the WABE 2013 Conference?
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October 30, 2013
Applied Electronics Keynote Seminar: Leverage MXFsever and EMC Isilon for Collaborative Edit Environments
In partnership with EMC Isilon, Applied Electronics hosted two successful Keynote Seminars featuring EMC Isilon storage solutions and FilmPartners’ MXFserver with remarkable attendee turnouts.

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