Portugal - NEXT Audiogroup has introduced the Moka System, a compact plug´n´play line array system optimised for flexible, high power and modular array configurations to fit a diverse range of sound reinforcement applications.
The system comprises three fundamental elements — the Moka Array, Moka Sub and the Moka Sub A.
Its capabilities span from a small to large event, extending all the way to flown line array systems for professional live sound reinforcement at concerts and festivals, complete with adaptable subwoofer arrangements on the ground, or flown if needed.
The Moka Array speaker, encased in a polyurea painted multi-laminate birch plywood enclosure, serves as a line array element. It accommodates a 9” neodymium woofer with a 3” neodymium driver coaxially mounted. The wave guide ensures minimal interference among the arrays, creating a classic li

Spain - Audinate has announced that Dante Director, a SaaS solution for remote Dante network administration and management, is available as a pre-release beta. Dante Director enables management of Dante networks from a simple, convenient web dashboard accessible from anywhere.
Designed to meet the needs of users with small to medium-sized Dante networks, Dante Director enables IT and AV administrators to remotely configure Dante channel subscriptions, control user access, ensure network security, and monitor multiple Dante networks from a single account. Dante Director joins the Audinate suite of products that bring professional management to AV solutions and includes Dante Domain Manager, which serves enterprise and on-premise network management needs.
Dante Director works closely with Dante Controller to enable remote AV management capabilities. After initial setup,

Spain - Prolights is promoting the expansion of its successful Astra Hybrid330 range with a new addition, the Astra Hybrid330IP. This unit stands as the market's first IP65 LED moving hybrid, engineered for mixed use indoor and outdoor.
The Astra Hybrid330IP is billed as the most versatile Prolights moving light to date. Constructed from durable magnesium alloy, the luminaire maintains an ultra-compact profile at just 25kg, still delivering a small form factor, bright output and extensive effect sections.
This luminaire is designed with a powerful 330-Watt LED module, providing a high output of luminous flux and a zoom ratio that spans from three degrees to fifty degrees. The large zoom range ensures that the Astra Hybrid330IP can adapt from long-throw beams to wide spot projections, making it a versatile choice for various staging requirements.
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Spain - With the PX series, audio specialist Pan Acoustics from Wolfenbüttel is presenting further solutions for sound reinforcement from conference rooms to live applications. The components in the series are designed for fast system integration, installation and simple operation.
To launch the series, loudspeaker solutions for AoIP applications with the specially developed Pan Power Core technology will be shown at ISE 2024 in Barcelona.
“These solutions are characterised by proven Pan Acoustics quality in audio, design and workmanship,” says the company. The first family members of the PX series will be available in Q3/24.

USA - City Theatrical has announced its first 2024 product launch with QolorFLEX Quad Chip RGB Amber Plus Deep Red LED Tape. As an expansion to the QolorFLEX line of LED Tapes, Dimmers, and Accessories, QolorFLEX Quad Chip RGB Amber Plus Deep Red LED Tape is designed for lighting designers looking to achieve a true deep red colour in their lighting design projects. This LED tape can be used for live entertainment, film and video, architainment, as well as many other creative applications.
Developed to suit lighting designer requests for a true deep red coloured light from an LED tape, the QolorFLEX Quad Chip RGB Amber Plus Deep Red LED Tape (P/N 5050-24-RGBAD-60-5-20-1) is an interior grade 24V Quad Chip 4-in-1 RGB Amber plus Deep Red LED tape with a high output brightness and the ability to create a wide spectrum of colours, including deep red, when used with a DMX color co

Spain - Visitors to Brompton’s stand 3A750 in Multi-Technology Hall 3 will experience different zones, each highlighting key features tailored to Touring & Live Events, Broadcast, Fine Pixel Pitch Installation, and Virtual ProductionAdditionally, there will be an exclusive preview of its upcoming Gen 3 8K processing range
The Touring & Live Events demo zone will feature an Absen PL1.9 LED wall, allowing attendees to experience the latest Tessera hardware and software solutions, which have long been the industry choice for providing a reliable and robust toolkit for live events and touring productions, offering easy setup and limitless creative possibilities.
Moving to the Fine Pixel Pitch zone, a Leyard ultra-fine 0.9mm pixel pitch LED screen will demonstrate Brompton’s suitability for fixed installation fine pitch applications, such as corporate meeting ro

Spain - Amadeus is debuting debut three new models of its A470 Avignon Columns Series line array speakers including Straight, Focus, and Wide versions. All models are available for ordering now, with delivery starting in Q2 2024.
Initially specifically designed for the Avignon Festival – and used within the Courtyard of the Palace of the Popes each summer – the Avignon Columns Series line array from Amadeus is now available for every venue.
For two years, experts and specialists in culture-oriented facilities, craftsmen, and industrials of different trades and domains have worked together to create and install this new system for the festival. The system which is installed and used each summer at the Avignon Palace of the Popes features 10 A 470 Focus column modules, installed in a stereophonic configuration, offering two high-fidelity, line-source speaker columns

Spain - Naostage will welcome ISE 2024 attendees to an immersive and interactive experience on stand #5D750. The company’s award-winning tracking solution, K System, forms the cornerstone of the Naostage stand, where a dedicated ‘black box’ live tracking experience will present visitors with an immersive, interactive show in four parts.
The show will begin with an immersive video made by Naostage partner Cutback, with video mapping handled by SMODE (Naostage’s technical partner at ISE) and tracking and interaction managed by K System. Comprising three scenarios and designed to be interactive and contemplative, the segment caters to professionals in cultural tourism markets, such as museum spaces, as well as those in marketing looking for cutting-edge solutions.
The subsequent two sequences are cooperative games, where entertainment professionals – for example

Spain - At ISE 2024, TT+ Audio is putting the spotlight on the new GTX Line Array System.
Unlike previous TT+ Audio products, the new GTX system separates the power amplification from the loudspeaker enclosure, relocating it to newly designed touring racks. Each rack accommodates up to three RCF XPS 16K 4-channel DSP amplifiers and seamlessly integrates the externally-powered GTX system with self-powered TT+ modules all controlled by the RDNet management platform.
TT+ Audio's newly developed Precision Transducers, used in all GTX models, incorporate advanced motor structures, multi-layer voice coils, and oversized magnets for high performance and extreme power handling. Proprietary waveguides provide precision coverage for the wide-range compression drivers. The GTS 19 subwoofer, designed for extremely fast acceleration, boasts two 48 cm (19") cone drivers, each with a

Spain - Shure has announced the launch of the Microflex Advance MXA901 Conferencing Ceiling Array Microphone, featuring a low profile round form factor, available in white, black and aluminium finishes. Following the launch of MXA902 in 2023, MXA901 expands the Microflex Ecosystem TM portfolio with a modern audio solution for delivering enhanced directional voice capture and reproduction with minimal setup required.
Additionally, Shure announced a preview of Designer 6.0, the next generation of the Designer configuration software. Designer 6.0 represents a complete overhaul of the software’s workflows and user experience, making it easier than ever to configure, deploy, and manage hardware devices within the Microflex Ecosystem portfolio, including the MXA901.
“Organisations are currently faced with upgrading their meeting spaces to adapt to today’s work environ

Spain - Cadac Consoles is returning to ISE, after a four-year hiatus, with a realignment of its product offering in the form of the brand- new CM system, centred around the CM-J50 mixer. The result of an extensive re-engineering programme, the CM system offers enhanced connectivity, control and flexibility, all packaged in a lighter but familiar form factor showcasing an all-new design language.
Audio-first is the core design principle of Cadac Consoles, married with an intuitive user interface and workflow. The interface has undergone a significant evolution on the CM-J50, including the addition of a number of new user led features, allowing faster creative control of Cadac’s unprecedented audio quality, while maintaining an industry-leading 0.4ms through-system latency. Resulting in an unparalleled mixing experience for engineers of all levels.
Though smaller and l

USA/Europe - At ISE and NAMM 2024, Nexo is introducing a compact, lower-powered, combined amplification and processing solution.
Available in standard and Dante-equipped versions, the 4-channel nanoNXAMP4 and nanoNXAMP4-D deliver 4 x 250W utilising highly reliable, ultra-low distortion Class D amplifiers and SMPS with PFC to provide the same sound quality and sonic signature as NEXO’s larger NXAMPMK2 TD Controllers. Processing uses FIR filtering for precise system EQ and linear phase compatibility, with pre-sets available for an edited range of speakers drawn exclusively from NEXO’s popular ID and ePS Series.
With a universal mains voltage range of 100 to 240 Volts, the nanoNXAMP4 occupies just half a rack width, increasing channel density. The integrated DSP offers a true 4x In / 4x Out architecture with optional Dante connectivity, all without the need of externa

USA - At NAMM 2024, DiGiCo announced that it will soon be offering second-generation software updates for its Quantum338, Quantum338T, and Quantum225 mixing consoles. Available in April for a nominal fee, the Mk 2 software packages, known as Pulse, will increase the input channel and buss counts of each desk model, plus add other notable features.
On the Quantum338 and Quantum338T, the new upgrade will increase the number of input channels to 156 (from 128), busses to 72 (from 64), Mustard Processors to 48 (from 36), and Nodal Processors to 72 (from 64). Other perks include the addition of Mix Minus functionality, plus a larger 36x36 Matrix on the ‘T’ theatre-software model of the console (up from 24x24).
Similarly, Pulse will bump up the Quantum225’s power and versatility, raising its input channel count to 96 (from 72), buss count to 48 (from 36), and Mustard a

Spain - Audio-Technica has launched a new version of its ATND1061 beamforming microphone, compatible with the company’s proprietary Audio-Technica Link communication protocol. The ATND1061LK benefits from Audio-Technica Link’s IP technology for transmission of uncompressed multi-channel digital audio and for information control with minimum latency.
A solution for conference rooms, boardrooms, lecture theatres and more, the ATND1061LK searches for the speaker’s position, allowing for accurate tracking of - and switching between – participants who move during meetings or presentations. It also detects unwanted sounds during a meeting and automatically adjusts the beam so that it is not pointed in that direction.
The ATND1061LK can be flush- or surface-mounted in a drop ceiling or hard ceiling or mounted in open architecture spaces via a standard VESA mount. The

Spain - At ISE 2024, Holophonix will debut its new 2.2 software version for all its immersive platforms – including hardware processors, and the Holophonix Native app for macOS – plus a new touring-ready hardware processor, called Holophonix Ultra. The Ultra offers higher performances for real-time spatialisation, with up to 512 inputs and outputs, an embedded touch screen, redundant power supplies, and more. The new Ultra platform also introduces a new scalable licensing model. The new version 2.2 software update is free and will be available on 5 February, 2024, at https://holophonix.xyz/
The Ultra hardware processor – now available for order with deliveries starting in Q2 2024 – features a redesigned chassis machined from aluminium blocks, integrating a powerful and touring-ready hardware configuration tailored for demanding setups.
Featuring ultra-low audi

Spain - Claypaky will be showcasing its recently launched products for all kinds of events from touring to theatre productions. Booth 1D150 at Fira Barcelona is where visitors can see and learn about the latest products and innovative technologies for the entertainment industry. It is also the first time since ARRI’s acquisition of Claypaky, that two companies will be exhibiting together at ISE and presenting an even broader portfolio together.
With demand for IP-rated fixtures continuing to grow, Claypaky will feature the Shield Family IP66 product range with fixtures such as Arolla Aqua and HY B-EYE K15 Aqua. The Shield Family - which included Skylos, Arolla Aqua, Mini-B Aqua, Xtylos Aqua - launched a new standard of weather-resistant, high-performance, ultra-durable and long-lasting fixtures. These IP66-certified lights have advantages in performance, handling and use.

Spain - Sennheiser will focus on its industry partnerships and alliances at ISE 2024. Located in Hall 3 of the Fira Barcelona, Gran Via, the Sennheiser booth (3C500) will feature an interactive touchscreen for attendees to easily discover the Sennheiser technology and collaborations that streamline integration and deliver engaging experiences.
Integrators, consultants, and end-users can explore the full potential of Sennheiser products when paired with solutions produced by its global partners and alliances. Throughout the event, Sennheiser is collaborating with 20 leading manufacturers from their partner network, including Airtame, Audac, AVer, Crestron, Lightware, Lumens, Q-SYS, Xilica, and more, to deliver an in-show campaign that highlights the benefits of their combined solutions.
ISE attendees are encouraged to participate in an app-led scavenger hunt across Senn

Spain - Christie will showcase how its smart technologies help to deliver ‘unforgettable experiences for customers’ at ISE 2024.
In Hall 3, on stand 3K500, Christie will present its latest visual solutions, including LED video walls, 1DLP laser projectors, RGB pure laser projectors, and powerful content management and processing solutions. With several first-time product showings in the region, visitors will see how the latest technologies perform in a range of engaging applications, under this year’s theme of ‘Experience is Everything.’
“As founding members of ISE, we’re delighted to be part of the show’s 20th anniversary,” says Arlonna Seymour, executive director, corporate marketing, at Christie. “Fuelled by 95 years of experience and know-how as a technology innovator, our solutions allow creatives and partners to deliver exceptional immersive e

Spain - Robe Lighting will exhibit on booths 1C700 and 1D700 in Hall 1 at ISE 2024, where it and sister businesses - Anolis, Avolites and Artistic Licence - will share a present an interesting array of new and popular products.
Robe highlights several new products including from its award-winning IP rated i-series - the iForte and iForte LTX, iPainte, iESprite, iBeam 350, iTetra2 and iT12 Profile - for all environments - characterised by their innovative features, rugged weather resistance and for being identical to non-IP rated versions of the same products, allowing the flexibility of easy mixing on the same lighting plot.
A new variant of the T32 Cyc will be previewed, as will the latest in the Footsie1 and Footsie2 footlight range, the Footsie TM Slim.
Also previewed is Robe’s much anticipated iBolt. With the same feature set as Robe’s groundbreaking an

Europe - Following its release as an infrastructure matrix, DirectOut has announced the first major upgrade of its PRODIGY.MX. The upgrade will be shown for the first time at The NAMM Show 2024 and ISE 2024.
Bundled in the ‘Advanced’ system licence, the DirectOut development team has added a number of new features to extend the scope of its latest PRODIGY mainframe. The smart platform now offers a 64x64 Matrix Mixer (MatMix) and 64 Flex Channels, which can be loaded with IIR Filters, Dynamics and Delay PlugIns. 64 Input Managers and EARS for all Input channels add an extraordinary level of redundancy and resilience to the system. To tailor cost-effective solutions, all features can be purchased as part of smaller plugin bundles or in combination as part of the ‘Advanced’ system licence.
“We are excited to see how our Audio Solution Model (ASM) comes to life w

Spain - ISE 2024 is set to be a busy show for the OCA Alliance with news of new products from member companies, new presentations from technical experts, and a new update to the AES70 control standard. Throughout the show, the OCA Alliance will be demonstrating the benefits and possibilities of an open public control standard at booth #7G400 in Hall 7 at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.
On hand during the show will be representatives of member companies showcasing products and solutions that support AES70. Software, hardware, finished products, and development platforms will all be on offer, highlighting the vast OCA ecosystem of AES70-supporting technologies from all areas of the industry. For integrators, developers, and users alike, these demonstrations will highlight the flexibility, ease, and opportunities that open public standards bring to product development and syste

Spain - Follow-Me Tracking Solutions is exhibiting on their own booth for the first time at ISE. Since Follow-Me began with the development of their first remote follow-spot software, the company has gone on to develop full systems for both manual and auto-tracking.
The Follow-Me product range allows for growth within the scope of manual tracking right through to full auto tracking. Follow-Me is fixture independent: it can control any manufacturers type of moving light via Art-Net, sACN and includes OSC & PSN to integrate with sound systems and motion control. A manual Follow-Me 3D System is completely scalable to also include the additional FollowMe Track-iT System for auto-tracking.
Follow-Me enables multiple performers, unlimited fixtures per performer, sizeable performance area (from small theatre to a large stadium) and also the requirements of both manual an

Spain - Artistic Licence will showcase its current range of products. “From the distinctive 'skinny rack' octoboxes to the channel-dense and feature-rich dataLynx range, we have multiple rack mount products designed to meet a variety of budgets and technical requirements,” says the company.
The rackSplit octo is an optosplitter/data-fixer for DMX/RDM with eight outputs, featuring Neutrik XLR5 connectors. Specifically designed for 19" racks, it conveniently occupies a 1U slot with a slim depth of only 50mm. The compact metal case is ideal for saving space on wall-mounted overhead racks.
The rackLynx octo serves as an eight-port Ethernet gateway, proficient in converting up to 8 Universes of Art-Net/sACN to DMX512/RDM. Tailored for 19" racks, it occupies a 1U slot with a slim depth of 50mm. Its compact metal case is designed for efficient space utilization, making it

Spain - disguise brings its integrated ecosystem of software, hardware and services to ISE 2024, with new product releases and integrations, demonstrating its market positioning to unlock the next dimension of entertainment.
Tom Rockhill, chief commercial officer at Disguise, said, “We are delighted to be back at ISE to showcase some fantastic new developments to our technology ecosystem, bringing even more power and engagement to live shows and experiences of all sizes and levels of complexity.”
The Disguise stand (3H210) will feature numerous product and service showcases, giving ISE visitors a view of its latest solutions that have enabled some of the world’s most talked about live shows, including U2’s show at the Las Vegas Sphere, and the BBC Earth Experience in London.
ISE will mark the first public reveal of Disguise’s soon-to-be-released VX 3 h

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