• 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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  • 23 July, 2021

    Featured Installations

    Virginia Tech selects the Q-SYS Platform to standardize for the future

    [De]  As a public land-grant university, Virginia Tech remains committed to teaching, learning, research, and outreach. In 2007, they articulated their long-term future vision with their Advancing Beyond Boundaries ethos. One of the main strategic objectives was to ensure institutional excellence by continually developing “the physical campus and technology infrastructure”. A part of this upgrade in technology infrastructure is the standardization of their audio, visual and control systems across campus. Rob Viers, New Classroom Building AV Manager and Building Manager, explains, “Our system was starting to age. Some of our auditoriums didn’t even have digital signal processing – we still needed to cobble together a USB integration solution for presentations. We knew this was an opportunity for standardization, and we already had a building leveraging the Q-SYS…

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  • 20 July, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Consolidates Distribution in Australia

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 20, 2021) - [De] - QSC announces TAG is the exclusive distributor of its entire portfolio throughout Australia, including its systems, live sound and now cinema solutions. “As the modern cinema entertainment complex is expanding beyond the traditional auditorium into adjacent areas for dining, bowling, gaming and more, it makes perfect sense to empower a single distributor like TAG to serve the entire complex with a unified QSC solution,” says Andy Pearce, Senior Director of Sales, Asia Pacific, QSC. “As one of our longest-standing partners, TAG is well equipped to fuse their deep technology knowledge of the Q-SYS Platform with this ever-expanding opportunity for cinema customers.” “We now offer our customers full access to the QSC portfolio, giving them the opportunity to explore cinema-quality solutions in multi-purpose auditorium,…

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  • 8 July, 2021

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Offers Meeting Room Solutions for Zoom Rooms

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 8, 2021) - [De, Fr, Es] - QSC announces new Meeting Room Solutions, which have been fully certified for use with Zoom Rooms. QSC has worked with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. and Q-SYS™ Ecosystem partner Sennheiser to create a solution that simplifies integration complexity and allows users to easily scale their Zoom Rooms deployment in high value spaces, while providing an intuitive and consistent user experience. The QSC Meeting Room Solutions for Zoom Rooms centers around the Q-SYS Core 8 Flex processor, which uniquely combines audio, video and control capabilities into a single integrated appliance. It also includes the QSC SPA Series two- and four-channel power amplifiers and the QSC AcousticDesign™ Series AD-C4T ceiling loudspeaker delivering unmatched sonic fidelity and ease of installation. QSC and Sennheiser have also partnered to…

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  • 6 July, 2021

    Alliances & Partnerships

    Double A Productions Draws Raves From Artists and Clients Alike With High Performance Systems From QSC

    Pensacola, FL (June 6, 2021) — [De, Fr, Es] — Double A Productions is a one-stop shop for medium to large events across the U.S. Southeast. They’ve provided audio-visual support to country stars, theatre-sized rock revues, political inaugurations, and worship services — always to rave reviews from clients and attendees. Notably, they were able to keep socially distanced productions afloat while observing Covid precautions. Owners Chris Albrecht and Greg Adams, along with Production Pros Chip Thompson and Wes Rutland credit their integration of QSC active and passive line arrays. On the passive side, WideLine 10 and WideLine 8 array loudspeakers pair with GP218 subwoofers, all of which are powered by PLD4.5 multichannel amplifiers. Active elements include KLA12 array loudspeakers, KLA181 and KW181 subwoofers, with KW122 as wedges and K10.2 loudspeakers for fills and…

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  • 1 July, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Announces NS Series Gen 2 Network Switches

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 1, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC introduces the Q-SYS NS Series Gen 2 enterprise-grade, NETGEAR-manufactured AV network switches. These switches are pre-configured to meet the requirements of the Q-SYS audio, video and control Platform, providing an out-of-box solution for faster, more reliable deployment of stand-alone AV networks. These new network switches provide real-time transport of Q-LAN, AES67, and Dante audio streams in addition to Q-LAN video streaming and distribution, simultaneously within the same VLAN, without the need to manually configure or adapt QoS settings. Each Q-SYS NS Series Gen 2 network switch features standard PoE on each of its ports (excluding the uplink and SFP ports) providing combined power, data, and control for your Q-SYS devices. Furthermore, two NS Series Gen 2 models support PoE ++ for use with Q-SYS devices…

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  • 23 June, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC EMEA Names Algam Nordic as Distributor

    Sinsheim, Germany (June 23, 2021) - [De] - QSC announces Algam Nordic as its new Live Sound distribution partner for Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland, effective July 1, 2021. “We are pleased to partner with Algam Nordic given their market expertise, well-established reseller network and experienced staff,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “They are a great fit for QSC.” “For over 50 years, QSC has been a leading Pro Audio manufacturer, and its Live Sound portfolio will be a wonderful addition to our distribution offering,” says Örjan Kylhammar, CEO, Algam Nordic. “We look forward to representing QSC and providing our customers with their innovative amplifiers, digital mixers and loudspeakers.” Algam Nordic is part of Algam Group, the largest MI and Pro Audio distribution company in Europe, and distributes musical…

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