TEKVOX News

TEXVOX Adds HTML5 Compatibility Across Its Camera Range

December 4, 2020

TEKVOX Cameras

TEKVOX has announced that its large complement of cameras is now compatible with the HTML5 standard. With Adobe ceasing to distribute and update Flash Player after December 31, 2020, HTML5 is recognized as a viable alternative for Flash content, and major browsers have integrated the open standard. TEKVOX has recognized this industry shift by providing HTML5 compatibility for camera control via web portals.

The wide array of cameras offered by TEKVOX forms part of the company’s Drop-In A/V solutions for videoconferencing and distance learning; cameras may also be purchased separately for video capture in classrooms and conference rooms. Read More…

TEKVOX Introduces the 1201-MV Presentation Switcher with 4K Compatibility and Many Advanced Features

November 16, 2020

1201-MV 4K Presentation SwitcherThe latest in TEKVOX’s prestigious line of 1201 presentation switchers, the 1201-MV offers even more advanced features to further enhance the company’s popular Drop-In A/V systems.

“The new 1201-MV has all the power and sophistication customers have come to expect from a 1201 switcher, plus an array of cutting-edge features designed for easier integration and more versatile, responsive operation,” says TEKVOX CEO Jim Reinhart. Read More…

TEKVOX Launches the Wunderbar All-in-One Conferencing Bar

November 5, 2020

Wunderbar All-in-One Conferencing BarIn order to deliver more simply designed, fully consolidated videoconferencing systems with fewer pieces of equipment, TEKVOX has introduced the Wunderbar All-in-One Conferencing Bar. The elegant, streamlined Wunderbar features a 4K auto-tracking camera, an array microphone, and an audio speaker, all in a single, convenient package that’s easy to install and use. Ideal for small conference rooms or huddle rooms, the Wunderbar can be combined with a PC & display to deliver all the essentials needed for videoconferencing. Read More…

TEKVOX Introduces Room Mics Booster Pack, Fully-Integrated System of Array Microphones for Videoconferencing

October 29, 2020

Room Mics Drop-In Booster PackTEKVOX has announced the release of 710BP-Room_Mics, a Drop-In booster pack designed to add a system of microphones to a new or existing AV system. This booster pack consists of a fully-integrated system of array microphones for capturing crystal clear audio in any room, plus an audio digital signal processor (DSP) for performing automatic echo cancellation and mixing. All ceiling microphones come mounted on clear Plexiglas plates for easy installation and high-quality sound pickup. Read More…

TEKVOX Supports Innovative INCubatoredu Program for High School Entrepreneurs with 4K Collaboration Station Drop-In Systems

September 23, 2020

INCubatoredu Program

TEKVOX is supporting Uncharted Learning’s national INCubatoredu program—which offers high school students an authentic entrepreneurship experience as they make presentations and build proposals—with sophisticated 4K collaboration systems at two Texas high schools.

Uncharted Learning launched the first INCubatoredu program in Barrington, Illinois in 2013. Since then, many more high schools nationwide have adopted this rigorous curriculum, enabling students to learn foundational business concepts from entrepreneurs and business experts. These coaches guide student teams through the processes of ideation, market research, and business plan development. Students conduct a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) presentation to secure funding to test their product, and innovative ideas have the possibility of securing additional funding that will help turn their business plans into a reality. Read More…

TEKVOX Launches ShareView Wireless Presentation System For Conference Rooms And Collaboration Systems

September 2, 2020

ShareView Video Conferencing PCTEKVOX has introduced the ShareView Wireless Presentation System (79060-WPS), the perfect option for conference rooms and collaboration systems. The new ShareView Wireless allows multiple users to share content on a single display at once, and supports exceptional 4K resolution, all without requiring any wires or cabling.

Wireless presentation systems are ranked one of the Top 10 strategic technologies to improve BYOD collaboration in professional spaces. They allow users to mirror the content of their notebooks or mobile devices on a shared projector, flat panel or TV screen without plugging in any cables. Presenters can be switched at the click of a button to share ideas, concepts and media with no time wasted. Read More…

TEKVOX Launches Three-in-One ShareView Video Conferencing PC

August 12, 2020

ShareView Video Conferencing PCTEKVOX has introduced the ShareView Video Conferencing PC (P/N 79402), a one-box solution that combines a powerful video conference–ready PC, TEKVOX’s ShareView software, and the TEK-PC software-based system controller in a compact package for unparalleled videoconferencing and distance engagement.

The ShareView PC is a highly integrated, three-in-one solution that accomplishes what individual TEKVOX components have previously offered customers, but with a significantly higher degree of integration. “The ShareView PC is ideal for those looking for a one-box product to provide videoconferencing and remote learning capabilities,” says TEKVOX CEO Jim Reinhart. Read More…

TEKVOX Offers Full Range of Distance Engagement Solutions to Meet New Demands of the Corporate and Educational Sectors

July 7, 2020

TEKVOX Distance Engagement SolutionsInvesting in Distance Engagement solutions has never been more important. The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that the need for distance learning, videoconferencing, remote collaboration and live streaming has not only grown, but is likely to be long lasting. The way we learn and work has changed, and new modes of meeting, collaborating, and teaching are now part of the corporate and educational landscape.

Schools and businesses shopping for Distance Engagement solutions may be overwhelmed by the array of components and premium systems on the market today. Numerous technical systems purport to provide them with the AV capabilities they need, but many come with hidden costs. In addition to the initial investment in equipment, more time and money are required for programming and installation.

Only TEKVOX, known for its innovative Drop-In solutions, offers a high-quality, cost-effective range of options to meet the increased demand for Distance Engagement across all market sectors and levels. Only TEKVOX integrates videoconferencing and live streaming in easy-to-use systems that are universally compatible with all popular software.

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TEKVOX and SKG Forge Partnership to Offer One-Stop Technology-Workspace Solutions

June 18, 2020

TEKVOX CEO Jim Reinhart and SKG President Diana KellerIt was serendipity when Jim Reinhart, CEO of TEKVOX, met Diana Keller, Co-founder and President of SKG Inc. while they were walking their dogs about four years ago. During the ensuing conversation they discovered that TEKVOX’s unique A/V control solutions and SKG’s innovative workspace designs were complementary businesses and natural partners. Thoughtfully integrating A/V technology with well-designed office furniture makes for better overall office design and a more efficient and engagingorkplace and avoids destroying expensive tables and consoles to adapt them to A/V use. Read More…

TEKVOX Introduces Quick-Setup Live Streaming Mobile Kits

March 24, 2020

TEKVOX's 71208-DI Live-Streaming Drop-In A/V® KitLive streaming solutions are increasingly crucial for business continuation, and TEKVOX has introduced two easy-to-use Live Streaming Mobile Kits for quickly equipping any room with live-streaming capabilities. No professional installation is required.

The TEKVOX 71206-DI and 71208-DI Drop-In solutions are affordable, professional-quality, self-contained packages suitable for any space. With all equipment pre-programmed and mounted and with minimal cabling, it’s never been easier to add live broadcasting to an existing facility without requiring a permanent installation or specialized programming. Read More…

TEKVOX and the COVID-19 Virus

March 18, 2020

TEKVOX has been operating under virus mitigation procedures for the past two weeks and is implementing additional steps today. In addition to having our technical staff work increasingly remotely, our factory staff have constructed decontamination chambers that will allow us to sterilize both inbound and outbound shipments to protect our team and our customers. We take the threat posed by this disease very seriously.

We are on the job, we have inventory, and we are prepared to support you.

TEKVOX Introduces 81200-DLC Distance Learning Drop-In Solution

March 17, 2020

TEKVOX's 81200-DLC Distance Learning Drop-In A/V® SolutionWith educators more interested than ever in exploring learning options, the 81200-DLC Drop-In A/V® Solution from TEKVOX is the most versatile choice for those looking for complete control of their advanced, modern classroom.

TEKVOX’s Distance Learning Drop-In offers powerful capabilities and extensive customization options at a revolutionary low price. The system features flexible matrix switching, controllable PTZ cameras, content broadcasting and recording, and occupancy-based automation for the utmost in classroom A/V control. Read More…

TEKVOX Introduces World’s Lowest Cost Fully Managed Classroom Solution

February 3, 2020

TEKVOX's 71202-DI Drop-In A/V® SolutionTEKVOX, Inc. announced the release of its 71202 and 71204 Drop-In AV® Classroom solutions featuring a revolutionary hardware/software fusion that migrates its award-winning TekMonitor control system to the classroom PC.

Rather than employing a typical hardware control and management system, the 712xx utilizes the classroom PC as the host for the secure PC-TekMonitor application and further uses USB I/O to control external devices such as projectors and switchers.

“As we continue to lower the barriers to adoption of managed AV systems in the K-12 markets, we’ve embraced hardware minimization by using spare cycles in the powerful PCs already resident in most classrooms” said Jim Reinhart, CEO of TEKVOX. “The new 71202 and 71204 require very little hardware to provision a fully managed and remotely supportable classroom system. They are both economical and eco-friendly.” Read More…

Tekvox Facilitates Historic Intercontinental Celebration with 4K Drop-In Solution

January 17, 2020

New Braunfels Raises a Glass to Braunfels, and to Prince SolmsTo celebrate the 175th anniversary of the founding of New Braunfels, Texas, by Prince Solms of Braunfels, Germany, a special event and toast were organized by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce.

Among the unique features of this toast was a beer recipe agreed-upon and made by breweries in the two cities at the same time. Furthermore, the celebration and toast took place in the two cities at the same time, was simulcast between them and also streamed live to Facebook.

AV systems manufacturer TEKVOX was approached by the planning team to provide advice on the technology required to facilitate the event. The TEKVOX 81200 Distance Learning Classroom (DLC) is a 4K drop-in with a fast-growing following in higher education. Read More…

TEKVOX Partners with PCS Telecom on AV Solutions for New Library Learning Center at Texas Southern University

January 15, 2020

Houston-based HBCU Texas Southern University (TSU) has opened its marquis Library Learning Center featuring the latest in innovative and collaborative teaching and learning spaces. TEKVOX designed and supplied state-of-the-art AV technology for the library partnering with PCS Telecom, which handled the installation and integration. Earlier this year TEKVOX and PCS Telecom teamed on the upgrade of the Earl Carl Courtroom at TSU’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

The $43 million Library Learning Center has a distinctive angular design by Moody Nolan Architects. The 137,000-square-foot structure will serve as an intellectual hub for the university and the community at large. A soaring five-story atrium is at the heart of the building; the entire structure encompasses classrooms, book stacks, computer labs, study areas, offices, meeting and boardrooms, and gallery space. It also houses TSU’s faculty senate, Board of Regents IT department and alumni suite and serves as an honors college. Read More…

Texas Southern University Upgrades Earl Carl Courtroom w/ TEKVOX Drop-In A/V Solutions

December 2, 2019

When it came time to renovate the Earl Carl Courtroom at Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, TSU selected a TEKVOX Drop-In A/V solution to provide students and teachers with advanced audio and video capabilities in an easy-to-use, powerful system.

“We have been working with TSU for quite some time replacing campus classroom systems with sophisticated distance learning solutions,” Jim Reinhart, CEO of TEKVOX said. “As the centerpiece of the law school, the faculty wanted to add distance learning capabilities to the Earl Carl Courtroom , too.” Read More…

TEKVOX Introduces New 3×1 HDMI/USB-C Wall Plate Switcher/HDBase-T Transmitter

November 1, 2019

TEKVOX, Inc. announced the release of its 79066-H2U HDBaseT™ Wall Plate Switcher. The 79066-H2U is capable of sending full HD or 4K video with high fidelity over a standard Cat6a cable run (40M @ 4K, 70M @ 1080P). With a maximum power consumption of only 22W, and a convenient double-gang form factor, the TPUH701T makes it simple to connect distant digital video sources to a display with no need for armored cable or intermediate equipment. It features 2 HDMI connections and 1 USB-C (Slimport) connection, and allows for manual or automatic switching among them.

“Upgrading to an all-digital system is now in reach for nearly every school,” Jim Reinhart, CEO of TEKVOX, said. “More importantly, this technology can be built upon and upgraded with confidence.” Read More…

TEKVOX Drop-In A/V Solutions Enable PCS Telecom to Expand Business Without Expanding Infrastructure

September 26, 2019

PCS Telecom, a Houston-based network cable design and installation company, is successfully using TEKVOX Drop-In A/V solutions to offer AV services to a wide array of clients. A trusted technology partner for voice, data, fiber optics and other IT needs, PCS Telecom is now deploying TEKVOX solutions to meet the needs of sophisticated AV installations.

“The traditional wall between IT companies and AV companies is crumbling,” says Jim Reinhart, CEO of TEKVOX. “Thanks to our Drop-In A/V solutions savvy companies specializing in data cabling are now able to expand their business without significantly changing their resource base. By using TEKVOX-designed and programmed systems IT companies can easily install and configure AV solutions to offer more services to their existing customer base or gain a new AV market for their business.” Read More…

TEKVOX Debuts ShareView, an Innovative Web-Based Videoconferencing Technology

September 9, 2019

TEKVOX, Inc. debuted its innovative ShareView™ technology for streamlining and empowering PC-based web videoconferencing. ShareView allows meeting attendants who are in the same room to share sources to the web-based conference video stream, adding a capability previously reserved for proprietary and expensive professional videoconferencing systems.

Web-based videoconferencing typically allows active participants to share programs from their computer as long as each user who wants to share video is a participant in the call. For large meetings, multiple people in a single room sharing video simultaneously can lead to audio feedback, video issues, and greater bandwidth usage. Read More…

TEKVOX Releases New 4×4 Matrix Switcher Kit

September 4, 2019

TEKVOX, Inc. announced the release of its TEK 79055-K, a complete kit featuring the very capable 79055-H 4×4 matrix switcher supporting up to 4Kx2K UHD video resolution, four premium quality cables and four matched receivers. The switcher accepts up to four HDMI inputs, and routes them to 4 independent HDBase-T outputs with HDMI mirrors. All signals support common HD and UHD formats and the HDBaseT outputs include embedded RS232 control. Read More…

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