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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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  • October 12, 2020

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Expands Q-SYS Control Plugin Library with Cisco and Barco Meeting Room Endpoints

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (October 12, 2020) – [Fr, De, Es] – QSC today announces the availability of two new Q-SYS™ Control plugins, enabling quick integration and a consistent user experience for the Cisco conferencing & collaboration endpoints and the Barco ClickShare Conference family of devices within the Q-SYS Ecosystem. Both plugins are available through the Asset Manager portal within Q-SYS Designer Software. The Cisco In-Room plugin enables expanded control capabilities of Cisco collaboration endpoints, including Cisco Touch 10 and Webex Desk Series devices, while maintaining  a consistent user experience by combining Cisco controls with in-room AV controls provided by Q-SYS. Through Cisco’s Interface Extension Editor, programmers can create custom panels and buttons to trigger specific actions through Q-SYS, while offering the ability to provide a consistent user…

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  • September 22, 2020

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Announces Portfolio of Meeting Room Accessories, certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (September 22, 2020) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC proudly announces a complete portfolio of meeting room accessories certified for Microsoft Teams. QSC has worked with Microsoft Teams certified partners Sennheiser and Logitech to provide complete room solutions that simplify installation and management for high-value divisible spaces, training rooms, executive boardrooms, and all-hands spaces while delivering a high quality Microsoft Teams experience for end users. “These newly certified solutions give IT and AV Managers the opportunity to extend their Microsoft Teams experience into rooms that traditionally required complicated programming, separate DSP and control integration schemes”, says Jason Moss, VP of Alliances & Market Development, QSC. “We have worked with Microsoft to remove the guesswork out of specialty room design and deployment for Teams…

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  • June 30, 2020

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Announces New Q-SYS Control Plugins to Simplify Meeting Room Device Integration

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (June 30, 2020) – [Es, De, Fr] – QSC announces two new Q-SYS™ Control plugins now available in Q-SYS™ Designer Asset Manager. The Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone plugin and the UCI QR Code plugin allow for drag-and-drop integration into the Q-SYS Ecosystem, saving programming time and resources for AV integrators, programmers and consultants. New to Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager, the Sennheiser plugin offers configuration and management capabilities for its TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone inside the Q-SYS Ecosystem. This plugin allows users to easily discover the microphone on the same subnet as the Q-SYS Core processor, monitor audio levels, and view in realtime the vertical and horizontal angle of the detected person speaking. All these capabilities can be exposed as graphic elements and drag and dropped onto any custom UCI. …

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  • June 23, 2020

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Joins Microsoft Teams Device Certification Program

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (June 23, 2020) – [Es, De, Fr] – QSC is proud to announce that it has joined the Microsoft Teams Device Certification Program and is working towards completing specific solution certifications aimed at further empowering effective meetings and collaboration with Microsoft Teams Rooms and the Q-SYS™ Ecosystem in larger, more complex room types.    “The Q-SYS™ Ecosystem has always provided solutions for audio, video and control for a multitude of installations and room types, however it has become critical to our customers to bring the full potential of Microsoft Teams Rooms to these installations,” says Jason Moss, VP of Alliances & Market Development, QSC. “We are thrilled to work with Microsoft to deliver tremendous customer experiences for Microsoft Teams to high-value spaces like all-hands, divisible and training rooms along with specific needs…

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  • December 17, 2019

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC EMEA takes Live Sound business direct in Germany, the UK and Ireland

    Sinsheim, December 16, 2019 - [De] - As of January 1, 2020, QSC EMEA will become the exclusive distributor of its live sound portfolio in Germany and in the UK and Ireland. QSC is pleased to announce its new distribution organization. Freddy Sicko, Director Live Sound Central Europe, will lead the organization in those countries. Sicko, who joined QSC EMEA at the beginning of 2019, brings decades of pro-audio industry experience in various leadership positions to the company. Most recently, he was General Manager of Shure MEA’s office in Dubai. QSC EMEA welcomes two seasoned sales professionals Carsten Schiedeck, Sales Manager Retail, Germany, and Emma O’Sullivan, Sales Manager Retail, the UK and Ireland, who will be responsible for MI retailers in those countries respectively. Jens Stellmacher, Director Business Development, AV Rental, will be responsible for…

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  • September 5, 2019

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Showcases Premium Audio and Control Solutions at Nationwide USA Today Wine & Food Experience Festival

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (September 5, 2019) – QSC is excited to announce its sponsorship of the USA Today Wine & Food Experience, which kicks off September 7, 2019 in New York. As the official audio solutions provider for this 10-city nationwide tour, QSC will support the sprawling festival’s music and live demonstrations with its premium audio and control solutions. Throughout the festival grounds, an immersive compliment of local music and scheduled announcements will be processed, managed and controlled by the new MP-M Series music and paging mixer, which is part of the QSC Premium Business Music Solutions. Perfect for music reinforcement in retail, restaurant, hospitality and other commercial spaces, the MP-M Series mixers offer a holistic systems approach with an intuitive, wizard-based configuration tool for integrators, and a customizable end user control…

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  • August 7, 2019

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Consolidates Distribution in Australia with TAG

    Costa Mesa (August 7, 2019) – QSC announces that TAG will distribute its Live Sound and Systems solutions in Australia, effective August 7, 2019. As a leading full-line supplier of professional audio equipment, TAG will stand as the single, strategic distribution partner for Australia, offering a complete portfolio of award-winning loudspeakers, digital mixers, power amplifiers, audio processors, and software-based audio, video & control processing with remote monitoring and management capabilities. “We are thrilled to expand our 25-year strategic partnership with TAG,” says Andy Pearce, Director of System Sales – Asia Pacific and Greater China, QSC, who will be managing the transition. “TAG brings the same level of expertise and passion to the new CP Series loudspeakers, the expanding “World of K” loudspeakers/subwoofer portfolio and TouchMix Series, as it brings to…

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  • May 16, 2019

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Announces New Distribution Partner for Iberia

    Sinsheim, Germany (May 16, 2019) – [De, Fr, Es] QSC announces the appointment of Earpro, S.A. as a new distribution partner for the Iberian region, effective June 1, 2019. As a leading global AV Pro solutions distributor (audio, lighting, video and control), Earpro will represent both QSC Live Sound and Systems solutions in Spain, Portugal and Andorra. “We are excited to partner with such an experienced and highly professional distribution partner to expand the QSC brand for both the Live Sound and Systems businesses in the Iberian region,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Distribution Management QSC EMEA. “As part of this transition, we would also like to thank SoundLight for their commitment and partnership during the last years.” Miguel Mezquita, Managing Director of Earpro says, "After leading the professional audio distribution for the last 30 years in Iberia,…

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  • March 19, 2019

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Announces New Distribution Partner in the Middle East

    Sinsheim, Germany. (March 19, 2019) [Fr, Es] – QSC today announced GSL Professional will begin distributing QSC Systems and Live Sound portfolios in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region, including Iraq, beginning 1 July 2019. “As QSC continues to expand the Q-SYS Ecosystem and Live Sound portfolio and focus on specific vertical markets, we look forward to working with GSL Professional to provide new and existing customers the service and support needed in order to accelerate growth in the region,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales Management, QSC EMEASA. “We want to thank our existing distribution partners SGTC Professional (Systems) and PAXT Ltd (Live Sound) for helping establish QSC as a globally recognized leader in audio, video & control solutions for business partners and end users alike.” “QSC has a very impressive line of solutions that are…

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  • January 31, 2019

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC and Audinate Announce Technology Development Partnership

    Costa Mesa, Calif. and Portland, Ore. (January 31, 2019) – QSC and Audinate are thrilled to announce their partnership to develop cross-platform technology that will promote truly unique integrations between QSC solutions and Audinate licensed products. The first round of co-developed solutions are scheduled for availability later this year. “QSC is committed to bridging the gap between disparate AV systems, peripherals and protocols by providing an agnostic, open-standard approach to audio, video and control,” says Trent Wagner, Audio Product Manager, QSC. “By partnering directly with industry-leading manufacturers like Audinate, we are able to pursue unique solutions that will not only advance the capabilities of the QSC portfolio, but also push the entire industry towards providing more native interconnectivity options. Audinate has already been a tremendous…

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  • January 17, 2019

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Appoints Brands on Stage as Live Sound Distribution Partner in Latin America

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 17, 2019) — [Es] — QSC is pleased to announce the expanded role of Brands on Stage as its Latin American distribution partner for the company’s Live Sound division. With many years of expertise as leading distributors in the region, Brands on Stage will now manage the QSC Live Sound Portfolio throughout Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, and Paraguay,  enabling new QSC brand-growth opportunities with Latin American channel partners and their customers.  “We are very excited to be part of the QSC family. Our work philosophies are 100% aligned. For many years, Brands on Stage have continually strived to keep improving ourselves and today we have our reward – the honor of carrying the flag of QSC and its representation throughout Latin America,” says Guillermo Promesti, Principal of Brands on Stage. “We have plans to offer…

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  • June 6, 2018

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Expands Reach of Q-SYS Platform with Global Caché Partnership

    Costa Mesa, CA and Jacksonville, OR - (June 6, 2018) [De, Es, Fr] – QSC and Global Caché are excited to announce a partnership that enables the Q-SYS Platform from QSC to easily control Global Caché iTach devices and GC-100 Network Adapters, as well as a connection to its Control Tower IR cloud database. Through these co-developed plugins, integrators can finally bridge the networking gap to IR devices by bringing software-based network control to over 200,000 non-networked IR devices via the Q-SYS Platform, and placing any of these controls onto native Q-SYS touch screen controllers. “The Q-SYS Platform is built around an open standard infrastructure, which has allowed us to advance our integrated control engine to connect to virtually any third-party end point with an available API,” says Greg Mattson, Product Manager for Installed Systems, QSC. “The new…

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  • July 27, 2017

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC and WyreStorm Announce Software Partnership for Easy Integration Between the Q-SYS Platform and NetworkHD Products

    ALBANY, NY – 27th July 2017 – [De, Fr, Es] - QSC, LLC and WyreStorm, a leading specialist in AV signal management and control over IP, HDBaseT and HDMI, have announced integration between the QSC Q-SYS™ Platform and WyreStorm’s award-winning NetworkHD™ AV over IP solutions. This technical partnership enables two distinct technologies to seamlessly integrate WyreStorm Video over IP distribution with the Q-SYS Platform. First, the Q-SYS Media Stream Receiver software component within Q-SYS Designer Software has been updated to allow for simple connection to the audio stream generated by any NetworkHD 100 and 200 Series AV over IP encoder. This allows Q-SYS to ingest the audio content presented to the encoder by its HDMI source device, and then process and route to any destination on the network. Second, QSC will release plugins for the NetworkHD Series to allow for…

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  • June 12, 2017

    Alliances & Partnerships

    Q-SYS Platform Offers Integration with Atlona Solutions

    Costa Mesa, CA and San Jose, CA - (June 12, 2017) – QSC, LLC, and Atlona today announce a collaboration to co-develop plugins for the Q-SYS™ Platform. These plugins provide networked audio stream compatibility with Atlona OmniStream™ AVoIP products, and offer direct system control for CLSO Series video switchers. This integration will be on display in the QSC booth (5645) and Atlona booth (3961) at InfoComm 2017. The OmniStream plugin allows the Q-SYS Platform to ingest a direct audio stream from encoders as it does for any other input, and Q-SYS can process, route and mix those audio channels anywhere on the network. The CLSO Series plugin enables direct control of switcher operations from within Q-SYS user control interface. “Atlona is an ideal partner for QSC as they offer a solid and reliable video distribution infrastructure that pairs perfectly with Q-SYS,”…

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  • June 8, 2017

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Joins Logitech Collaboration Program

    Costa Mesa, Calif. - (June 8, 2017) – [Fr, Es] – QSC, LLC, today announced that it has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program (LCP) as a Integration partner in the program’s Complementary Technology Provider track. The companies have joined forces to integrate the QSC Q-SYS™ Platform and Logitech SmartDock for Skype Room System meeting room solution. When SmartDock is combined with the Q-SYS Platform, meeting room users can launch a meeting with a single touch while taking advantage of the enterprise capabilities found in the Q-SYS Platform. Q-SYS uses standard networking technology to add scalability and install flexibility to the best-in-class in-room meeting experience provided by Logitech SmartDock. Network-based processed audio, including discrete acoustic echo cancellation, noise reduction and meeting room specific automixer technology are presented from…

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  • May 24, 2016

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Expands its European Presence with the Appointments of French Distributors Algam and AED

    Costa Mesa, CA (May 19, 2016) —QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of two new distribution partners in France, Algam Entreprises and AED Distribution.  Algam will represent the QSC Systems Division and AED will represent the QSC Professional Division, respectively, to offer the company’s renowned portfolio of integrated systems and live sound products and solutions to customers throughout the country.  Both firms bring many years of expertise as leading distributors in the region, enabling premium manufacturers of professional audio visual products to consistently gain top market share positions in the region.  The new appointments follow a long and successful collaboration between QSC and Sennheiser France, who, by mutual agreement, will end their distribution arrangements at the beginning of July 2016. This decision, taken at the highest level in each…

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  • October 12, 2015

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Announces Partnership with VIVID AV Media

    Costa Mesa, CA, October 2015 —QSC, a leader in professional audio manufacturing, has expanded its global influence by bringing AV marketing & sales consultancy VIVID Audiovisual Media onto its team. Glen Harris, QSC Director of Sales EAME (Systems Group), said, “I am delighted to be working with VIVID AV Media at a very exciting time for QSC Systems. With VIVID’s knowledge of the systems business in the Middle East, they are an ideal partner to build a strong sales channel for the company’s recently announced Corporate AV solution based around the new Q-SYS™ Core 110f, TSC-7t and SPA amplifiers”.  Those corporate solutions made a big splash in the U.S. market in 2015, winning several rewards at the InfoComm release, including rAVe Best New Audio Product and Sound & Video Contractor Best of Show for the Q-SYS Core 110f DSP Appliance. QSC looks forward to helping…

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  • August 28, 2015

    Alliances & Partnerships

    Klock Entertainment and QSC

    Klock Entertainment, based in Harrisburg, PA, is a fully-time full-service entertainment and production company specializing in social events (mostly weddings). Founder and CEO Jason Klock and his 35 employees provide DJ entertainment, lighting, and photo booth services for over 600 events a year. “We are a total QSC company when it comes to loudspeakers and our DJ's couldn't be happier. Our go-to rig for a wedding reception are two K12 powered loudspeakers,” says Klock. “We also add the KW181 subwoofers for larger parties. Additionally, we use K10’s and K8’s for Cocktail Receptions. A majority of our weddings also hire us to provide audio for the ceremony as well. For this we use the TouchMix-8 combined with either the K8 or K10 series speakers.” “For our applications, we most appreciate the versatility that the QSC K Series offers, such as multiple types of inputs,…

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  • June 30, 2015

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC and IDEA Create Technical Partnership for Industry Leading Sound Solution

    Beginning July 1, 2015, all IDEA Pro Audio passive, bi-, tri- and quad-amp loudspeakers and loudspeaker systems will be powered by a new set of system amplifier racks named IDEA ProRack Series, featuring PLD Series amplifiers from QSC. The result of a technical partnership between QSC and the Galicia, Spain-based European loudspeaker manufacturer, this collaboration brings to market advanced, complete professional sound reinforcement systems, optimized for maximized performance of the IDEA loudspeaker portfolio. The IDEA engineering team had been searching for the most powerful and feature rich, cost-sensible processing and amplification platform available in the market today, and determined that the QSC PLD Series represent an absolutely perfect match with all existing IDEA loudspeaker configurations. Ideally suited as the optimal system amplifier solution for IDEA…

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