• June 14, 2021

    Featured News

    Remote monitoring & management demo

    Watch QSC demonstrate a real-world use case for Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager, a monitoring and management platform for your campus IT/AV system administrators.

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  • June 13, 2021

    Featured News

    Q-SYS scores in University of Wisconsin Stadium

    Wide-area audio and paging distribution as well as software-based control for Camp Randall and other University of Wisconsin athletic facilities.

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  • June 12, 2021

    Featured News

    Yale addresses multiple audio zones with single Q-SYS system

    Q-SYS adds multi-zone network audio distribution to Yale University.

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  • June 7, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Consolidates Distribution in South Africa

    Sinsheim, Germany (June 7, 2021) – [De] – QSC announces TOMS Sound & Music (Pty) Ltd will become the exclusive distributor of its entire portfolio of solutions throughout South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, effective July 1, 2021. “We are pleased to partner with TOMS in the South Africa region. By consolidating distribution we expect to accelerate our growth within the region while continuing to deliver great customer experiences,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “We would like to thank Stage Audio Works for their partnership distributing our Systems portfolio in South Africa the last few years.” Wild & Marr and MIDI Music, which are the distribution divisions of TOMS Sound & Music, distribute market-leading MI, pro audio, commercial audio, music production, DJ, and broadcast audio brands. Headquartered in…

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  • May 25, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Names Chant Utukian as Director MEA

    Sinsheim, Germany (May 25, 2021) - [De] - QSC is pleased to welcome Chant Utukian as Director MEA. He is based in Dubai and is responsible for managing and developing the Middle East and Africa region. “It is wonderful to have Chant join QSC,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, EMEA & APAC, QSC. “With his knowledge and experience in the pro AV industry, we are confident that we will be able to accelerate the growth of QSC while building closer relationships with local customers and provide even more support.” Prior to joining QSC, Chant held positions as Regional Sales Manager at Sharp, Project Manager at Cyviz and, most recently, as Senior Sales Manager at Shure MEA. “I’m very eager to start this new chapter at QSC,” adds Chant Utukian. “I’m looking forward to deepening the relationships with our partners and helping them achieve new levels of success with…

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  • May 19, 2021

    Featured Installations

    Russia’s Leading Luxury River Cruiser Chooses the Q-SYS Ecosystem from QSC

    [De] - Vodohod Cruises is one of the premier operators of luxury voyages along Russia’s Volga and Neva rivers and in the Sea of Azov. The M.S. Mustai Karim — named after the Bashkir poet, playwright, and national hero — is their newest and most luxurious ship, sailing between Moscow and St. Petersburg. Accommodating up to 329 passengers, this new ship required a networked AV system for all decks plus localized reinforcement for live and recorded music, and system integrator SMS Pro turned to the QSC Q-SYS Ecosystem and Premium Business Music solutions. SMS Pro consulted with MixArt, the QSC distribution partner for Russia, and chose Q-SYS to drive the Panorama Bar which is the social hub of the ship and host to nightly live performances. A Q-SYS Core 110f unified processor was deployed to manage both audio/video distribution and DSP processing for the space, while two…

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  • May 18, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Communities for Developers Goes Live

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 18, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is excited to launch a new online worldwide developer platform, “QSC Communities for Developers”. It enables an engaged and scalable technical community of professionals and organizations to come together to collaborate, create and deliver on the “art of the possible” with the Q-SYS Ecosystem. Through this new platform, a community of active “citizens” will have access to a wide array of unique development tools, direct access to QSC engineers and valued ecosystem partners, and an online forum to exchange ideas with colleagues around the world. QSC Communities for Developers is a one-stop shop with fully searchable access to any Q-SYS development resources including a growing library of approved plugins, code exchange, sample scripts, design files, and user components, as well as an advanced Q-SYS SDK help system.…

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  • May 13, 2021

    Corporate

    Bernd Friedel joins QSC as Director

    Sinsheim, Germany (May 13, 2021) – [De] – QSC is pleased to announce Bernd Friedel has joined QSC as Director Retail and Distribution Management, working out of QSC EMEA headquartered in Sinsheim, Germany. In this new role, Friedel will be responsible for managing direct dealer retail accounts and retail distributors in the Central and Northern European regions. “It’s exciting to have Bernd join the growing QSC EMEA team,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “He is a seasoned audio industry professional with decades of retail channel management experience which makes him an outstanding fit for this role.” Previously, Bernd Friedel held various positions at Shure EMEA, most recently in Market Management, where he was responsible for managing key accounts. "In my previous roles, I worked with QSC and know of the strong brand recognition and…

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  • May 11, 2021

    Featured Installations

    QSC KLA Line Array Makes the Honor Roll at Concordia University Irvine

    Irvine, CA (May 11, 2021) — [De, Fr, Es] — Orange County-based Concordia University Irvine needed a powerful and flexible P.A. system that could cover everything from lectures to live music to worship services. It had to be loud and clear, but also portable enough to move and share among multiple auditoriums and chapels on campus. Their chief engineer Mario Gonzalez — a lifelong audio professional— immediately knew QSC was the solution. He assembled a KLA active line array system consisting of six KLA12 array loudspeakers, two KS118 subwoofers, and six K12.2 plus four K10.2 powered loudspeakers, all integrated with a TouchMix-30 Pro digital mixer. “I’ve used QSC for most of my audio career,” begins the affable Gonzalez. “When I worked at San Diego State University, we used the original K10 and K12 loudspeakers on ten to fifteen shows every semester. They always…

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  • March 31, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Promotes Frank West to VP, Systems Americas

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (March 31, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Frank West to Vice President, Systems Americas (US, Canada and Latin America). In his new position, Frank will play a critical role in continuing to maintain positive sales momentum while helping QSC realize its vision to become a leading AV software platform company. “Frank has been a key driving force in developing and implementing a successful Systems business strategy with the Q-SYS audio, video and control Ecosystem at its fulcrum, which has led to tremendous growth and momentum for QSC,” says Anna Csontos, Executive Vice President, Chief Market Officer, and Chief of Staff. “His business insights, growth mindset, and people leadership skills have become invaluable to shaping our existing market presence and positioning QSC for future go-to-market models.” “QSC is a special place, a…

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  • March 1, 2021

    Featured Installations

    ANDE Convention Center Chooses the Q-SYS Ecosystem

    [De] The National Education Association of Costa Rica is an organization dedicated to the improvement and advancement of Costa Rican education. In May 2019, construction began on a new convention center that would host meetings and events for the over 35,000 members of the organization. Located in Heredia, Costa Rica, the new facility features a 2,200 seat auditorium and 15 conference rooms that can host up to 100 people each. They were looking for a robust and flexible network AV solution that would support conferences, presentations and other live events, and it was clear that the Q-SYS audio, video and control Ecosystem would deliver the best experience. The project was a joint venture between three integration companies, AV Consulting Group Latin America, Diseño Acústico S.A., and Diiler S.Am, and the team was led by Felipe Vargas of AV Consulting Group. The team…

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  • February 8, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC EMEA Changes Distribution in Nordic Countries

    Sinsheim, Germany, February 8, 2021 – [De] – Effective July 1, 2021, QSC will change its distribution model for its integrated systems business in the Nordic countries, moving from a single regional distribution model to a country-specific approach. Audiovision AB will become the exclusive distribution partner in Sweden while Benum Norway AS will become the exclusive distributor for Norway. In Finland, Denmark, and Iceland, QSC will establish direct distribution working with selected in-country integrators. The cooperation with the current distributor for the entire Nordic region, EM Nordic, will conclude on June 30, 2021. “We have been able to further strengthen our position across all business units with additional, dedicated QSC employees focused on serving the region,” says Jan Villumsen, Market Development Manager Nordic, QSC EMEA. “With the new distribution…

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  • January 19, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Announces Availability of New Cloud Management Capabilities and Processing Options

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 19, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is proud to announce the availability of the new Professional Tier feature set for Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager remote monitoring and management service. This advanced feature set enables both remote access to UCI’s for helpdesk applications, as well as remote system and design file update capabilities. In addition, QSC has begun shipping two recently introduced Q-SYS Core processors - the Q-SYS Core Nano, which is a purely network I/O processor and the Q-SYS Core 8 Flex, which offers network and analog I/O processing (available now in North America with availability in EMEASA in the Spring). Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager – Professional Tier Now Available The new Professional Tier for Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager provides additional tools to truly centralize operations support for geographically…

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  • December 18, 2020

    Featured Installations

    Mississippi Aquarium Dives into the Q-SYS Ecosystem

    First opened in August 2020, the Mississippi Aquarium tells the story of Mississippi’s aquatic resources from the Delta to the coastline, delivering an entertainment experience that encourages guests to explore majestic environments, while also playing an active role in research and conservation efforts. As construction of the over 80,000 square feet of exhibits continued, the aquarium began their search for the perfect network AV system to enhance the guest experience, and they chose the Q-SYS Ecosystem, including QSC amplifiers and loudspeakers. Alabama-based integrator ESB Group designed the system around a Q-SYS Core 510i Integrated processor, which manages audio and control processing throughout the facility. The integrator upgraded the audio multi-track player (via Q-SYS Feature License) to play back as many as 32 simultaneous audio tracks of exhibit content and…

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  • December 16, 2020

    Alliances & Partnerships

    Bring The Power of Microsoft Teams Rooms with QSC Room Solutions

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 16, 2020) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC proudly announces new QSC Room Solutions for Microsoft Teams, which deliver all AV elements of the room including, compute, audio, video, and room control capabilities in a singular package certified for Teams, geared for IT departments to easily scale Teams Rooms deployments. As part of this offering, QSC is also announcing new Microsoft Teams certified accessories for the Q-SYS Ecosystem and a host of new Teams Rooms-related software innovations. The QSC Room Solutions are built around the existing QSC portfolio of Teams Rooms certified accessories, along with products from our partners (see blog for more details).  Additionally, the Q-SYS native PTZ-IP conference cameras, which are in the process of testing and validation to attain certification for Teams, can further simplify room deployments in…

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