• 30 November, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Appoints Algam as Live Sound Distribution Partner in France and Benelux

    Sinsheim, Germany (November 30, 2021) – [De] – QSC is pleased to announce an expanded distribution relationship with Algam France, as they become the exclusive distribution partner for the company’s live sound portfolio in France effective January 1, 2022. With this expanded partnership, Algam becomes the sole distributor of the entire QSC product portfolio including systems products which Algam has distributed since 2016. QSC has also appointed Algam Benelux as distributor for its live sound products in the Benelux region starting January 1, 2022. Algam Benelux will focus its efforts on the MI / Retail channel. In both regions, Algam will be responsible for sales, service, warranty, repair, and technical support of live sound products. “We are thrilled to work with Algam as they are the leading distributor of live sound products and solutions in the region,” says…

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  • 18 November, 2021

    Featured Installations

    Q-SYS Scores for SchücoArena

    [De] The Arminia Bielefeld soccer team has been playing their home games at SchücoArena in Bielefeld, Germany for almost a century. Through the decades their loyal fanbase grew and the stadium required multiple expansions to accommodate, today offering space for over 26,000 attendees. This trend of upgrades continued to include VIP boxes and even autism-friendly boxes for neurodivergent fans. Now with the Arminia Bielefeld’s recent promotion to the Bundesliga league, the stadium welcomes a new level of improvements to keep up with its success, which are manifesting as a Q-SYS led boost to their AV infrastructure. The SchücoArena team commissioned the renewal and expansion of their sound system, in part to comply with the German Football League’s official requirements that a Bundesliga stadium must be improved yearly. The aim was to implement both the monitoring of the…

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  • 17 November, 2021

    Corporate

    Karon Evanoff Recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain

    Costa Mesa, CA (November 17, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce that Karon Evanoff, Vice President of Global Supply Chain has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain” by Global Women Supply Chain Leaders. The award aims to recognize global women leaders who have achieved extraordinary successes in the supply chain domain through furthering frontiers and breaking barriers. Karon’s expansive career in supply chain includes leadership roles at Western Digital, HID Global, SolFocus and Powerwave Technologies. For the past five years, she has served as Vice President of Global Supply Chain at QSC, responsible for all supply chain activities inclusive of demand and supply planning, strategic sourcing and purchasing, global logistics, and trade compliance. “Karon is an innovative and highly accomplished leader, guiding her team to success…

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  • 10 November, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Introduces New Q-SYS Video & Control Products

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 10, 2021) – [De, Es, Fr] – QSC adds new product series to the Q-SYS Platform – NC Series network conference cameras and TSC Series Gen 3 network touch screen controllers. Native to the Q-SYS OS, these scalable products seamlessly integrate with any Q-SYS system to meet the unique needs of any modern, high-value collaboration space. Q-SYS NC Series Conference Cameras The new NC Series includes three models that empower integrators and IT administrators to rightsize camera selection for their Q-SYS installation. The Q-SYS NC-110 is the first fixed-lens, ePTZ camera available for Q-SYS, featuring a 110° horizontal field-of-view (hFOV) with digital zoom capabilities for smaller, wider rooms. The new Q-SYS NC-12x80 (12x optical zoom, 80° horizontal FOV) and Q-SYS NC-20x60 (20x optical zoom, 60° horizontal FOV) both offer motorized pan, tilt,…

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  • 10 November, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Launches Professional Services in the US

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 10, 2021) – QSC launches Professional Services for US markets, expanding the ability for integrators and consultants to take advantage of QSC programming expertise along with additional support services for any high-value installation. QSC Professional Services is ideal for projects that require manufacturer involvement in the system programming and deployment, or those firms looking to bridge gaps in their in-house expertise. Its also for those projects that require cutting-edge third-party device integration, or any highly specific system automation or user control interface (UCI) needs, as well as projects that are looking for extended programming warranty beyond initial terms. Professional Service enlists trained QSC experts to provide complete Q-SYS solution programming, including DSP configuration, third-party control, video…

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  • 2 November, 2021

    Corporate

    Cory Schaeffer Receives 2021 Adele De Berri Pioneer Award from AVIXA

    Costa Mesa, CA (November 2, 2021) - QSC is proud to announce that Cory Schaeffer was named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV award from AVIXA, the trade association representing the audiovisual industry worldwide. The Adele De Berri award highlights the AV and information communications industries by recognizing pioneers who made scientific breakthroughs resulting in new AV technologies that impacted the manufacture and sales of novel products enjoyed by audiences worldwide. “The impacts of Cory’s contributions to AV are evident across the industry,” says Anna Csontos, Executive Vice President, Chief Market Officer, and Chief of Staff, QSC. “She possesses the hallmarks of a transformational leader and pioneer including deep technical knowledge and experience, a strategic mindset, and a passion for championing and mentoring others.”…

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  • 1 November, 2021

    Corporate

    Olivier Roure Joins QSC as Director, Live Sound Sales U.S. - East

    Costa Mesa, CA (November 1, 2021) –  QSC, LLC. is very pleased to announce that Olivier Roure has joined QSC as U.S. Sales Director for the Eastern Region for the company’s Live Sound business. In his new role, Olivier will be responsible for managing the day to day direct manufacturer to channel partner relationship for the company’s diverse portfolio of live sound products and solutions. Roure, a 20-plus year veteran of the professional audio industry, holds a mechanical engineering (BTS) from Lycée Claude Lebois. A native of France, Roure moved to the U.S. where he lived in New Jersey for more than 24 years.  He started his career in music working at stores including Sam Ash in the metro Philadelphia area. Afterwards, he was owner of Ozone Recording, a production company with recording studios above Studio 54 in NYC and in New Jersey, working with major record…

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  • 26 October, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC further expands sales team for Germany and Austria

    Sinsheim (26. Oktober 2021) – [De] – QSC is expanding its existing sales operations for Germany and Austria. Daniel Schröfel has been promoted to Sales Director and will look to expand QSC integration business throughout the region, while Gerd Kostial will focus on QSC business in Austria. In addition, the company welcomes Norman Seith and Clemens Clausen as Business Development and Application Managers. These two experienced product and industry experts will assist customers in planning complex installations and providing holistic project support. Seith was previously Technical Sales Manager for the DACH region at Extron, while Clausen most recently worked as Project Manager for Shure EMEA. "These personnel changes and new additions will provide more comprehensive support to our customers in Germany and Austria," says Clemens Sturm, Director Sales Engineering, QSC.…

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  • 19 October, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Opens Office to Support MEA

    Costa Mesa, CA (October 19, 2021) – [De] – QSC is pleased to announce the opening of the QSC MEA regional office in Dubai. This new office will serve as the business development and training hub for the Middle East and Africa and will manage the distribution of the expansive QSC product portfolio to support various verticals including corporate, higher education, live entertainment, and cinema. Chant Utukian, Director MEA, will lead the Dubai office, supported by Applications Manager Angelo Arbilo. Both will work closely with distribution partners in the region and hold close relationships with key direct accounts, providing Q-SYS training in a dedicated space as well as general support. “With this new modern office space located in the heart of Dubai, we are now able to locally support our customers with a dedicated team and give them the opportunity to learn more…

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  • 15 October, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC EMEA Appoints New Distribution Partner for Denmark

    Sinsheim, Germany (October 15, 2021) – [De] – QSC announces the appointment of Kinovox Scandinavia as its new distribution partner for Denmark, effective January 1, 2022. Based in Herlev, close to Copenhagen, Kinovox is one of Denmark’s leading providers of pro audio and AV solutions. “We are thrilled to partner with such an experienced and highly professional distribution partner to expand the QSC footprint in the Danish AV industry,” says Duncan Savage, Regional Director Northern Europe, QSC. “With their history spanning over 70 years, they hold close and well-established relationships with key customers in their country which can now benefit from our leading Q-SYS audio, video and control solutions.”  Christian Kirkegaard Jensen, CEO at Kinovox adds, “We’re looking forward to the partnership with QSC and to offer the Q-SYS Platform to our customers. The…

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  • 11 October, 2021

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Appoints Hibino Imagineering Corporation as System Integration Partner

    Costa Mesa, CA (October 11, 2021) – QSC appoints Hibino Imagineering Corporation to expand the reach of QSC cinema solutions in Japan. “Hibino Imagineering Corporation is the premiere AV installation service provider in Japan, bringing a vast amount of experience in the cinema market,” says William Chan, Managing Director, North Asia, QSC. “The traditional cinema complex has grown into a cinema entertainment center, requiring technology for lobbies, restaurants, bowling lanes, and arcades. Hibino will help expand Q-SYS and the extensive QSC product portfolio into the entire cinema complex.” “QSC delivers the cutting edge technology for the cinema industry, which makes them an ideal addition to our firm,” says Kobayashi Mizuo, President of Hibino Imagineering Corporation. “We look forward to delivering immersive movie-going experiences across the country with QSC.” …

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  • 30 September, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Solution Drives the Sounds of the Gibson Garage Experience Center

    Nashville, TN (September 30, 2021) — [De, Fr, Es] — Visiting the Gibson Garage should be on any guitarist’s bucket list. The iconic instrument maker’s new experience center features a central concert stage ringed by retail of all Gibson brands, repair and restoration, and even a custom shop where customers can work with a luthier on a bespoke guitar. To ensure a seamless sonic experience throughout, Gibson turned to Nashville integrator Systems Innovation, who installed a complete QSC solution, including a Q-SYS Core 110f processor at the system’s heart to distribute audio. The stage — featuring powered K12.2 and K10.2 loudspeakers with KS212C cardioid subwoofers — can receive audio from the Core or the TouchMix-30 Pro digital mixer. In parallel, the Core feeds satellite rooms via an eight-channel CX-Qn 4K8 power amp driving passive speakers including 20 surface-mount…

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  • 15 September, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Appoints ZinoPro as Distribution Partner in South Korea

    Costa Mesa, CA (September 15, 2021) – [Ko] – QSC is pleased to announce ZinoPro will begin distributing its Systems product portfolio in South Korea, effective September 1, 2021. ZinoPro will join the list of existing QSC distributors in South Korea, including Sama CDS, Inc., Soundhub Co. LTD and Sovico System Corporation. “We are pleased to partner with ZinoPro in South Korea,” says William Chan, Managing Director, North Asia, QSC. “With ZinoPro we now have a partner in the region that can offer complete QSC solutions for high-value spaces. With the ability to offer both Q-SYS and the Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone, we can improve the pre and post sales experience and deliver the most comprehensive set of certified solutions for conferencing applications like Microsoft Teams Rooms." “As demand for high-values spaces continues to grow, we look forward to…

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  • 30 August, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC EMEA Goes Direct in Benelux

    Sinsheim, Germany (August 30, 2021) - [De] - As of January 1, 2022, QSC will take over direct distribution for all QSC systems solutions, including the Q-SYS audio, video and control platform, in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. This shift will give customers direct access to the QSC Netherlands BV training facilities, business development, as well as service and repair under one, dedicated brand. To support the new distribution model, Mark Ebing has joined QSC as sales director, reporting to Willem van Zuilekom, Managing Director of QSC Netherlands BV. Prior to QSC, Ebing held sales leadership positions at Biamp and Shure Benelux, and brings more than 10 years of experience in the AV/IT industry. “I am thrilled to have Mark bring his extensive industry knowledge and experience working with Benelux integrators and end users to QSC,“ says van Zuilekom. “His…

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  • 24 August, 2021

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Q-SYS Platform Now Certified for Google Meet

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 24, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC announces that Google has certified the Q-SYS Platform for use with Google Meet hardware kits. This certification allows integrators and IT end users to select from any Q-SYS Core processor or USB audio bridging endpoint, regardless of processing or I/O requirements, to ensure seamless integration with Google Meet hardware. All Q-SYS Core processors are driven by Q-SYS OS, which was architected around standard IT protocols, a flexible and comprehensive control engine, with an intuitive and easy-to-use design software suite (Q-SYS Designer Software). This allows features to be developed at the software level, including best-in-class AEC and audio processing, eliminating the need for dedicated pieces of hardware, and simplifying the integration process. Most importantly, it gives integrators and IT end users the…

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  • 19 August, 2021

    Featured Installations

    The Q-SYS Ecosystem performs for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

    [De] - The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. In 2022 the charity plans to relaunch its year-round learning and talent development programme, engaging over ten million learners online and equipping eighty thousand people per year with the tools to develop a career in film, games and television via events, competitions and initiatives. In addition, year-round support will be given to four thousand talented individuals through initiatives including BAFTA Breakthrough, BAFTA Crew, Young Game Designers and newly-developed initiatives to help talent realize their potential. The expansion is made possible by the ongoing redevelopment of BAFTA’s headquarters at…

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  • 17 August, 2021

    Featured Installations

    Alabama Community College System leverages Q-SYS to widen access to education

    [De] - Established in 1925, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) is Alabama’s gateway to world-class, affordable education and technical training. The system consists of twenty-four community and technical colleges, including the Alabama Technology Network and Marion Military Institute, and services more than 168,000 people per year. Recently, ACCS embarked on an ambitious upgrade of their system-wide distance learning facilities, with the goal of creating high-value hybrid spaces to be leveraged by in-person and distance learners alike. In the end, that meant a transformation of over seventy-four rooms across all ACCS campuses. They partnered with The ESB Group for design and installation, who quickly selected QSC as their solution provider. “We knew we needed a repeatable design that was very user-friendly. The faculty are the main users of these rooms, and…

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  • 12 August, 2021

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Further Expands Microsoft Teams Rooms Certified Solution Portfolio for High-Value Spaces

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 12, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC expands its portfolio of Microsoft Teams Rooms certified meeting room accessories with the addition of several new Q-SYS products. This completes the certification of its existing portfolio of collaboration devices for high-value spaces, including classrooms, executive boardrooms, divisible rooms, flexible spaces, immersive video conferencing rooms, and training spaces. The certified solutions include additional Q-SYS Core processing options, the Core 8 Flex, Core Nano, and NV-32-H (Core Capable), which provides more options to rightsize processing needs for a particular room size and I/O requirements. For video camera streams, the certified Q-SYS PTZ-IP conference cameras integrate with the Q-SYS Cores or newly certified Q-SYS I/O-USB Bridge to deliver professional-quality conference feeds, as well as the…

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  • 3 August, 2021

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Brings Audio Adventure to the World Premiere of Disney’s “Jungle Cruise”

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 3, 2021) - [De] - QSC was proud to provide the audio system for the world premiere of Disney’s “Jungle Cruise”, held at the Fantasyland Theater in Disneyland on July 24, 2021. A small team of dedicated QSC experts designed, built, and installed the enormous QSC audio system, helping transform the 5,000 square foot outdoor amphitheater into a state-of-the-art movie theater, setting the stage for moviegoers to travel deep into the heart of the Amazon jungle. The QSC system for Disney was brought to fruition by a small team of five, dedicated QSC designers and technicians, led by QSC product manager and veteran studio/live sound system designer and recording engineer, Jon Graves. Before the build, the QSC team spent weeks designing and testing the system at an offsite facility, which helped expedite the rapid install over seven after-hours…

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  • 30 July, 2021

    Featured Installations

    University of Florida graduates to the Q-SYS Platform

    [De] The Reitz Union within the University of Florida heralds from humble origins – a simple campaign back in 1922 to raise funds for an on-campus YMCA. Since then, the student union has grown to over 630,000 square feet servicing over 50,000 students. Named after former University President Dr. J. Wayne Reitz, this facility continues to serve as the community center of the campus, providing services and programs to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Within this expansive space is Grand Ballroom, one of the most versatile areas available in the Union – split into eight 45x45-foot salons with the total area measuring roughly 20,000 square feet. The Grand Ballroom is rented out for a host of events but unfortunately, the audio wasn’t living up to the space’s requirements. “I’ll get straight to it – the audio was bad,” explained Lon Vance, Senior…

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