A diagram of Sennheisers MobileConnect Assisted Listening Solution
A diagram of Sennheisers MobileConnect Assisted Listening Solution

Sennheiser’s MobileConnect brings Assistive Listening over WiFi to Smartphones

Michael Eddy

WEDEMARK, GERMANY—At the recent ISE 2017 show, Sennheiser demonstrated its MobileConnect, which creates a simple assisted listening solution that works over WiFi and with audience member’s smartphones. As part of its ongoing commitment to inclusion, this Sennheiser offering advances the availability of an assisted listening solution to theatre spaces of all levels. By offering the ability to live stream audio via WiFi to a user’s own device, the system is ideally suited to facilities that wish to quickly and cost effectively enable access to hearing impaired people.

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A panel of the new Staging Concepts' Aria™ Acoustical Shell System
A panel of the new Staging Concepts' Aria™ Acoustical Shell System

Staging Concepts Launches Aria Acoustical Shell System

Michael Eddy

Staging Concepts launched the Aria™ Acoustical Shell System, which offers engineered towers and ceiling panels to shape the sound of a performance space. Aria is designed as an easy to use and cost-effective solution for performing arts venues, school auditoriums and community theatres. The Aria Acoustical Shell towers span approximately eight feet wide and are offered in 16-foot (4.9m), 17-foot (5.2m), 18-foot (5.5m), 19-foot (5.8m) and 20-foot (6.1m) heights. The towers incorporate panels with a honeycomb core, allowing for easy transport and assembly since the system comes standard with casters that lock into place. Also, the design allows operators to readily reconfigure or move the shell within minutes by inserting a T-handle into the base of each tower.

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Acclaim Lighting' LED Pixel Bar™
Acclaim Lighting' LED Pixel Bar™

Acclaim Lighting Introduces the Outdoor-Rated Pixel Bar LED Fixture

Michael Eddy

Acclaim Lighting introduces the Pixel Bar™, an outdoor-rated, pixel-controllable, direct-view LED fixture that creates strips of light for both interior and exterior applications. With a IP rating of IP66, the Pixel Bar is available in Spectrum RGBW, RGBA, dynamic white (2,700 – 6,000K), and single colors. The unit comes with both rounded and flat diffused lens options, offering beam angles of 180˚ and 120˚ respectively. An internal 90-277VAC auto switching power supply with DMX/RDM controls operates the LED fixture.

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ASL Intercom's New Enchorus
ASL Intercom's New Enchorus

ASL Launches Enchorus, the Dante-Based Audio Network with Integrated Mixing

Michael Eddy

ASL Intercom, a Riedel Communications company, launched the Enchorus, the Dante™-based audio network for AV professionals. Enchorus offers a flexible and scalable Dante solution for end-users. The network-based Enchorus I/O modules can be conveniently located close to performers to provide the necessary inputs and outputs for any situation. Dante uses conventional IP networks, making configuration quick and easy — lowering costs and facilitating efficient network design for touring.

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The Drop™ PC (powerCON™ compatibility) power drop box from Blizzard Lighting
The Drop™ PC (powerCON™ compatibility) power drop box from Blizzard Lighting

Blizzard Lighting Introduces Drop Power Distribution Boxes

Michael Eddy

Blizzard Lighting launched their Drop™ power drop boxes, which come in a choice of either Drop™ PC (Neutrik powerCON™ compatibility), or Drop™ TRUE (Neutrik powerCON™ TRUE1 compatibility.) Each model provides In/Out power thru connections on either end, plus a total of 4x 20A Edison power outlets (two per side.)

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The City Theatrical DMXcat Multi-Function Test Tool
The City Theatrical DMXcat Multi-Function Test Tool

City Theatrical’s DMXcat Multi-Function Test Tool

Michael Eddy

The DMXcat Multi-Function Test Tool is designed for a wide variety of tasks that lighting designers and technicians deal with on a regular basis. The system consists of a small hardware interface device and a suite of mobile applications for both Android and iPhone devices. Together, they combine to bring DMX/RDM control plus several other functionalities to the user’s smartphone for use wherever and whenever they are needed. 

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Christie’s new 3DLP Boxer 4K20 Projector
Christie’s new 3DLP Boxer 4K20 Projector

Christie Extends its 4K Boxer Line with New 4K20 Model

Michael Eddy

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. extends its 4K Boxer line with the new 3DLP® Boxer 4K20 projector, which comes complete with full native 4K resolution, a wide selection of 4K connectivity, and the same compact design as the rest of the Boxer product line. It includes a High Bandwidth Multi-Input Card that is capable of delivering 4K 60Hz over a single cable. The Boxer 4K20 features 20,000 lumens and an updated and simplified GUI.

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 Cerwin Vega’s new CVXL Powered Speakers
Cerwin Vega’s new CVXL Powered Speakers

Cerwin Vega Launches Three New Powered Speaker Lines

Michael Eddy

Cerwin Vega recently unveiled the CV Series powered PA line that are classed in three distinct speaker groups—CVE, CVX, and CVXL. Cerwin Vega optimized each group’s audio and build quality for specific applications, from small to medium-sized venues and auditoriums, to stages requiring power to spare, the CV Series PA provides a match.

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PixelFLEX’s new TrueFLEX 1.9mm flexible LED product
PixelFLEX’s new TrueFLEX 1.9mm flexible LED product

PixelFLEX Introduces TrueFLEX 1.9mm flexible LED Video Product

Michael Eddy

PixelFLEX has launched the 1.9mm TrueFLEX LED flexible LED video panel. The 1.9mm pixel pitch creative LED product is available in a 400mm wide by 300mm high panel and joins the other TrueFLEX products—2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 6mm, and 10mm pixel pitch options—all of which are designed for indoor applications. The TrueFLEX system mounts quickly using magnets and is designed for fanless operation so there isn’t any noise created by this product.

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