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  • 15 January, 2019

    In The News

    QSC Now Shipping Premium Business Music Solutions

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 15, 2019) – [Es, Fr, De] QSC is excited to announce it has begun shipping its recently announced Premium Business Music Solutions - the MP-M Series paging and music mixers, including wall-mount controllers and smart device apps, the MP-A Series multi-channel amplifiers, and AcousticDesign™ Series SUB/SAT loudspeakers. These components offer a complete end-to-end audio solution for background and foreground music reinforcement in retail, restaurant, hospitality and other commercial spaces. “QSC Premium Business Music Solutions represent a blend of QSC’s long history of quality and product leadership across amplification, processing, mixing, control and loudspeaker technologies,” says David Fuller, Senior Director of Product Management - Live Sound, QSC. “We’ve set out to reimagine the business music category by dramatically simplifying the…

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  • 8 January, 2019

    In The News

    QSC Introduces Native Video Distribution within the Q-SYS Ecosystem

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 8, 2019) – [Es, De, Fr] QSC today announced the Q-SYS™ NV Series (NV-32-H) network video endpoint for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. This native, multi-stream, software-defined HDMI encoder/decoder enables network-based video distribution, optimized specifically for the meeting room. It features the new QSC Shift™ video compression codec, which provides low latency video streaming with resolutions up to 4K60 4:4:4 over a standard gigabit network by dynamically adjusting network bandwidth consumption based on video content. This provides flexible and network efficient compression and distribution of common meeting room video content without sacrificing the ability to stream full motion video. As a single SKU solution, the NV Series is software-defined as either an HDMI video encoder or decoder, and allows for several unique I/O configurations. This…

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  • 26 November, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Awarded Patent for Simplifying Web Conferencing Integration

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 26, 2018) – [Es, Fr, De] – QSC is pleased to announce it has been awarded a utility patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its unique Q-SYS Web Conference Integration Solution. This patent (USA 9,973,638) recognizes the solution’s ability to bring an IP camera stream from Q-SYS PTZ-IP conference cameras into soft codec applications (like Zoom, Skype for Business, GoToMeeting, etc.) via a driverless USB connection. The patent also recognizes the unique ability of the Q-SYS Platform to discover and control Q-SYS IP conference cameras on a standard Ethernet network. This allows users to quickly and easily leverage their network to transmit professional quality video from Q-SYS conference cameras to at any PC, offering a simple, plug-and-play experience for meeting room applications.  “This patent is a testament of our…

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  • 14 November, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Opens New Training Center in Boulder, Colorado

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 1, 2018) – [Es, Fr, De] – QSC is excited to announce the opening of its Boulder Training Center in Boulder, CO. This modern facility provides a hands-on learning environment to deliver QSC ecosystem training to integrators, programmers, consultants and end users. “Training is one of the most effective ways QSC connects with its customers. We have worked hard to create best-in-class training opportunities that are interactive, fun and accessible,” says Patrick Heyn, Director of Marketing, QSC Systems. “Furthermore, this new training facility is mere footsteps away from our Q-SYS development team, which has allowed us to incorporate Q-SYS product managers and engineers as adjunct professors. This presents a unique opportunity for attendees to learn about Q-SYS straight from the people developing the platform roadmap!” The Boulder Training…

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  • 11 October, 2018

    Press Release

    New Q-SYS Networking Solutions Now Available from QSC

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (October 11, 2018) – [De, Es, Fr] – QSC introduces new Q-SYS Networking Solutions, including Q-SYS NS Series network switches and additional networking resources to help integrators simplify installation and increase profitability of Q-SYS-based networked audio, video and control (AV&C) systems. Q-SYS NS Series Network Switches For integrators looking to expedite deployment of Q-SYS on a local network, QSC introduces the Q-SYS NS Series, a range of enterprise-grade, fully managed 1/10GbE network switches that are pre-configured to meet the performance requirements of the Q-SYS Platform and associated third-party networking technologies. Available in 8-port, 24-port and 48-port models, these Dell EMC network switches provide real-time transport of Q-SYS AV&C, as well as AES67 and Dante audio streams simultaneously within the same VLAN, all without…

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  • 19 September, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces New Q-SYS Control Training Series

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (September 19, 2018) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is excited to announce the Q-SYS Control Training series. Much like the award-winning Q-SYS Training Level 1 & 2, this new series includes Q-SYS Control 101, which is an online introductory course with 20 new videos that help lay the foundation for programming, and Q-SYS Control 201 classroom training, which applies this foundation onto common third-party meeting room devices and control scenarios, ultimately unleashing the power of Q-SYS Control. Q-SYS Control 101 is ideal for those integrators looking for their first exposure to control programming training, or for those programming experts who want to apply their existing knowledge specifically to the Q-SYS Platform. The online course covers Q-SYS plugins, custom control components, the new Block Controller visual coding tool, and a basic introduction to…

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  • 1 August, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Launches Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 1, 2018) – [De, Es, Fr] – QSC announces the addition of Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager as part of the latest release of Q-SYS Designer Software v7.1. This new cloud-based feature allows system designers to quickly and easily download and install new Q-SYS assets, including plugins for third-party device control, all without having to wait for new Q-SYS Designer Software releases. “One of the key strengths of the Q-SYS Platform is the ability to integrate nearly any IP-based third party device via its open API with custom scripting and plugins,” says Greg Mattson, Product Manager, Installed Systems, QSC. “The addition of the Asset Manager will empower QSC, as well as approved third-party manufacturers and independent Q-SYS programmers, to contribute to a growing Q-SYS asset library and ultimately expedite the delivery of these resources to…

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  • 11 July, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Breaks Ground on New EMEA Headquarters & Experience Center

    Sinsheim, Germany (11 July 2018) – [Es, De, Fr] – QSC is excited to announce plans for a new EMEA headquarters in Sinsheim, Germany. Located near its current location, this new office is in close proximity to hundreds of enterprise customers in metropolitan areas in Germany, as well as neighboring European countries. “Over the last six months, we have made major investments in expanding our reach throughout EMEA including a new showroom and training center in London,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, QSC Systems. “Part of our Systems growth strategy is expanding our reach in Europe and focusing on the end user experience along with providing our channel partners additional support and best-in-class training. This kicks off the next phase of this growth in an effort to strengthen customer relationships and provide even deeper levels of support.” The new…

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  • 7 June, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces Analog Telephony I/O Card for use with Q-SYS Core Processors and I/O Frame

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (June 7, 2018) [Fr, Es, De] – At InfoComm 2018 (June 6-7, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV), QSC introduces a new Analog Telephony Card (CTEL4) for use with Q-SYS Core processors or Q-SYS I/O Frames. It includes four RJ-11 interfaces (POTS) for integrators to easily connect Q-SYS to analog telephony environments. “As Q-SYS continues to proliferate into a wide range of meeting rooms, this new I/O card provides integrators additional options for connecting audio in teleconferencing environments,” says Mike Brandes, Product Management, Installed Systems, QSC. “Whether your installation needs audio via USB, VoIP or analog telephony integration, the Q-SYS Platform has a viable solution for nearly every remote communication requirement.” Visitors can learn more about the telephony solution in the QSC Conference Room at its booth N634. To sign up for a demo or to…

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  • 6 June, 2018

    Press Release

    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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  • 1 June, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Begins New Distribution for Systems Business with Industry Market Partners

    Sinsheim, Germany (1 June 2018) – [De, Es] – QSC today announced it has begun its partnership with new Industry Market Partners (IMPs) for its systems business, COMM-TEC in Germany and Audiologic in the UK and Ireland. As end users expect direct contact with manufacturers, QSC developed new business processes to better support and meet the needs of both end users and channel partners. The development of IMPs supports this initiative with two specific roles: act as full-service traditional distributors when dealing with national customers, and function as flexible service providers when dealing with the end user’s integrator in country. COMM-TEC serving Germany and Austria COMM-TEC, headquartered near Stuttgart, is a leading pan-European distribution partner and manufacturer of innovative communication technologies. As of January 2018, COMM-TEC also began distributing…

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  • 31 May, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces Premium Business Music Solutions

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (May 31, 2018) – [Fr, Es, De] – QSC introduces a portfolio of Premium Business Music Solutions, including multi-zone mixers, attractive wall controllers, configurable multi-channel amplifiers, SUB/SAT loudspeakers, as well as accompanying installation and management apps for easy configuration and system management. These new products will be showcased at the QSC Demo Room N115 at InfoComm 2018 (June 6-8, 2018) in Las Vegas, NV. “For over 50 years, QSC has been the trusted professional brand for corporate meeting rooms, cinema, sports stadiums, theme parks and everything in between,” says David Fuller, Senior Director Product Development, QSC. “When developing this portfolio, we worked closely with key influencers to really understand the needs of background and foreground music installations.” A recent report from LP Information has shown that…

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  • 16 May, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Founders Receive 2018 Adele De Berri Pioneer Award from AVIXA

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (May 16, 2018) – [De, Es] – QSC is proud to announce its founders, Pat Quilter, Barry Andrews and John Andrews were named this year’s recipients of the prestigious Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV award from AVIXA, the trade association representing the audiovisual industry worldwide. Each year AVIXA recognizes outstanding AV professionals for their contributions to the industry. The Adele de Berri award champions AV and information communications industries by recognizing pioneers who have made scientific breakthroughs resulting in new AV technology that impacts our industry. “In QSC’s first 50 years in business - Pat, Barry and John built a legacy in our industry with powerful, bulletproof and intuitive technologies,” said Joe Pham, President and CEO, QSC and Vice Chairman of the AVIXA Board of Directors. “In addition to our ground-breaking…

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  • 11 May, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Opens New Offices and Training Centre in London

    Sinsheim, Germany (11 May, 2018) [Fr, Es, De] – QSC today announced two new facilities in the UK - the QSC Showroom in London and a QSC Office and Training Centre in Weybridge. As the company continues to focus on building direct relationships with end customers and channel partners, these facilities allow QSC to expand its footprint in the UK and bolster in-region training, demonstration and support services for system customers. Located in the heart of the financial district in London, the QSC Showroom allows customers to experience a holistic QSC approach to the modern meeting room. The demonstration showcases the Q-SYS Platform, a software-based audio, video and control (AV&C) eco-system that enables centralized processing and integration of popular native and third-party end points on a managed, IT-centric platform. It features native PTZ conference cameras,…

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  • 3 May, 2018

    Press Release

    Diablo Sound Depends on QSC for the Demanding World of Theme Park Sound

    Pasadena, CA (May 3, 2018) — If you’ve recently enjoyed a ride or other immersive attraction at a major theme park near you, your ears likely owe a lot to Diablo Sound and its founder Drew Dalzell. The LA area sound company counts on QSC products including K Series powered loudspeakers, KLA Series powered line array loudspeakers, TouchMix Series compact digital mixers along with the Q-SYS™ Platform and CXD-Q Series power amplifiers to create realistic and impactful sound experiences for audiences. Dalzell was the first to graduate with a MFA in theatrical sound design from a program at University of Cincinnati in the mid-’90s.  Immediately thereafter, he was hired by Walt Disney Imagineering, the division of Disney that crafts all the technology for their park attractions, eventually going on to create his own firm, Diablo Sound, which now “gets pulled back in as a…

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  • 30 April, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC to Showcase IT Centric Conference Room Solutions at UC EXPO 2018

    Sinsheim, Germany (April 30, 2018) – QSC will make its debut at the UC EXPO in London 16-17 May 2018. Show attendees will experience the QSC Conference Room solution as part of the Q-SYS Platform, a scalable, software-based audio, video, and control (AV&C) platform designed on mainstream, standards-based IT technology. Leveraging the power of Intel™ processing, the robustness and mission-critical reliability of a Linux™ real-time operating system, and the interoperability of IEEE networking standards, the Q-SYS Platform goes beyond the status quo of proprietary AV hardware-based solutions, to deliver a truly integrated AV&C software / hardware ecosystem that the IT end user can deploy within their environment. The Q-SYS Platform, provides world-class audio processing and native video conference cameras for integration with popular soft codec applications like Zoom,…

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  • 6 March, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Names New Director Sales and Marketing in India

    Costa Mesa, CA (March 6, 2018) – QSC announces Rajesh Mittal as Director Sales and Marketing, QSC India. In this role, Rajesh will lead the local sales and marketing team that serves the Systems, Live Sound and Cinema businesses for QSC. Rajesh joins QSC following his career at Samsung India Electronics where he served as General Manager of Visual Display Solutions. During his tenure, Rajesh played a key role in developing Samsung into a market leader in Large Format Displays. “We opened offices in India last year to offer a local and dedicated sales and support team to our customers in the SAARC region,” said Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales, QSC Systems, EMEASA. “Rajesh brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to QSC, and we look forward to his integral role in helping us further develop our sales and marketing capabilities in the region.” “I am honored to…

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  • 6 February, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces New Distribution Model for Systems Business in EMEA

    Sinsheim, Germany (6 February 2018) – [De, Es]– Following the opening of its regional headquarters in Sinsheim, Germany and the announcement of new business development offices in the UK and Germany, QSC today announces the introduction of its new systems distribution model for the EMEA region. “The corporate market is a major focus of long-term growth strategy for QSC,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, QSC Systems and Managing Director, QSC EMEA. “Multinational companies, in particular, will be a significant driver of that growth and our distribution model is evolving to align with how those clients want to conduct business.” Winkler adds, “With AV/IT convergence long underway, multinational clients and their regional subsidiaries increasingly expect direct contact from manufacturers to inform both technology investment decisions and to support global…

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  • 6 February, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Expands EMEA System Sales Team

    Sinsheim, Germany (6 February 2018) – [De, Es] – QSC, LLC, names Duncan Savage as the Director UK and Ireland, QSC Systems and Torsten Haack as the Director Germany and Austria, QSC Systems. In their new roles, they will help support local distribution channels while working to expand QSC’s reach with multinational end users. “We are very excited to add these two seasoned AV sales professionals to our growing Systems team in EMEA,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, QSC Systems and Managing Director, QSC EMEA. “As we continue to expand our capabilities and offerings worldwide, we are happy to provide our customers with more access to local sales and support resources, and more importantly we strive to develop relationships and establish deeper brand recognition with key customers in the region. Duncan and Torsten’s collective knowledge, relationships and…

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  • 6 February, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Establishes EMEA Headquarters in Germany

    Sinsheim, Germany (6 February 2018) – [De, Es] – QSC, LLC, a globally recognized manufacturer of audio, video and control (AV&C) solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of its EMEA headquarters in Sinsheim, Germany. The office will serve as the management and support hub for its Systems business in the Europe, Middle East, Africa and SAARC sub regions, and is a central element to the company’s international growth strategy. “QSC maintains a leading position in North America as a solutions provider for corporate meeting rooms, hospitality, large-scale performing and sports venues, government applications and more. Establishing a regional headquarters in Europe brings us closer to key geographic markets and enables us to expand in-region services to better serve our distributors, channel partners, influencers and end customers,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice…

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