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  • December 14, 2018

    Announcement

    QSC Hosts Charity Golf Classic to Benefit Orange County United Way

    Costa Mesa, CA (December 14, 2018) – QSC recently hosted its third annual QSC Charity Golf Classic, benefiting Orange County United Way (OCUW) and their initiative to end homelessness in Southern California. The event was held at Tustin Ranch Golf Club in Tustin, CA on Monday, October 22, 2018. Through the efforts and contributions of QSC partners, guests, and employees, the event raised more than $20,000 to benefit the United to End Homelessness Initiative. Attendees joined QSC to benefit this worthwhile cause in a variety of ways including player packages and corporate sponsorships. The schedule started with a golf show, and following the tournament, guests were invited to dinner and an awards ceremony. “QSC is honored to support a cause such as Orange County United Way, working to solve one of the most pressing issues in our community,” says Joe Pham, QSC…

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  • November 26, 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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  • November 14, 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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  • October 11, 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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  • September 19, 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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  • September 1, 2018

    In The News

    Installation - Mind the Gap

    The industry’s gradual drift towards interoperability is making it easier to design futureproofed networks, but increasing levels of traffic and ongoing convergence with IT mean that it’s hardly without challenge.

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  • August 13, 2018

    Systems-Installation

    Q-SYS Platform and Visionary Solutions Deliver Integration in AV Paradise

    From the waterpark and pool to the tiki bars and restaurants, there’s no shortage of ways to spend an afternoon at “Margaritaville at Lanier Islands”, the Jimmy Buffet-themed entertainment theme park for the whole family. With construction nearly completed, it was time to implement an AV solution that would serve the entire park, and QSC was prepared for the challenge with the Q-SYS Platform. The network was designed around a Q-SYS Core 110f Unified Processor, which handles audio processing and distribution and third-party control over video routing for the entire park. System integrator dB Integrations deployed AV encoders and decoders from Visionary Solutions along with Q-SYS Control plugins that enable seamless integration of those devices within Q-SYS. Most notably from a control perspective, Q-SYS controls third-party video distribution devices from Visionary…

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  • August 1, 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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  • July 11, 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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  • June 7, 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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  • June 6, 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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  • June 1, 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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