The Netherlands - tvONE launches the CORIO matrix mini at ISE 2015 this week. The new, 1 RU, routing switcher is more than just a matrix router, it provides a 12-port matrix router, scaler, format converter, audio router and HDBaseT extender all in one unit. The C3-310, CORIOmatrix mini uses modular hardware with five (or 16 with the larger 4 RU, C3-340) configurable AV module slots that offer a wide mix of top-quality signal management options plus two fixed, universal inputs.

The CORIOmatrix mini is also equipped with a powerful new web browser user interface (also now integrated in the larger, 32-port C3-340), which allows users to choose from 4 different views and be able to drag and drop inputs or outputs to these views to monitor and adjust the video and audio routing from a

The Netherlands - Digital fibre solutions specialists, Optocore has entered into an agreement with fellow German manufacturers Fohhn Audio AG, to provide multi-channel digital connectivity to their pioneering Linea Focus electronically steerable loudspeakers.

Explaining the background to the partnership, Fohhn's public relations & marketing manager, Daniela Bohl, stated, "We were looking for a solution to provide our speaker systems with a digital signal and control data; up to now we only had an analogue solution.

"We chose Optocore because they are the pioneers of that t

UK - Since launching back in September 2014, over 250 rental businesses in the AV, lighting, events and broadcast sectors are now signed up to Current RMS, quickly identifying the benefits of cloud rental management software.

At the end of January 2015, Current RMS officially became a partner of the popular cloud accounting software Xero, offering seamless integration with this easy to use product, streamlining the rental cycle that one step further.

Prior to launching Current RMS, rental experts came onboard to test the system, working with the team to ensure it was entirely ready

USA - British loudspeaker manufacturer PMC played a key part in ensuring that the US Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing got the 2015 Grammy Week celebrations off to a flying start.

PMC is a Silver Sponsor of the P&E Wing's annual party at The Village Studios in Los Angeles, an event that traditionally kicks off Grammy Week and regularly attracts over 500 industry VIPs.

All sponsors are given the opportunity to host a technical demonstration and in PMC's case this took the form of a joint presentation with Auro Technologies, which showcased its Auro-3D audio format. Five

The Netherlands - Tannoy is introducing two additions to the the QFlex range, specifically engineered to offer fully optimised solutions for life safety applications.

Tannoy has developed the new QFlex Life Safety (LS) models as a cost effective solution for critical, life safety applications, a solution that balances complex power consumption needs with the high performance and intelligibility that is the core of the proven QFlex range. The new models have an optimised driver placement and improved current draw, making them suitable for applications where emergency voice alarms or co

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