Systems News

QSC News  |  Systems News  |  Press Releases | Recent Installations |
In The News  |  Case Studies  |  Blogs  |  Awards |

  • January 15, 2019

    Press Release

    QSC Now Shipping Premium Business Music Solutions

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 15, 2019) – [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…

    Read More

  • January 14, 2019

    Systems-Installation

    New Jersey State House Elects the Q-SYS Ecosystem for Networked Audio and Control

    Built in 1790, the New Jersey State House is the third-oldest state house in continuous legislative use in the United States.  With a 30 year old card-based AV system in need of an upgrade, QSC enlisted the Q-SYS Ecosystem to provide software-based audio and control throughout the State Senate and Assembly Chambers. System integrator JD Sound & Video chose the Q-SYS Ecosystem because it offers software-based audio, video and control in a single processor.  Both the Assembly and Senate chambers are equipped with a Q-SYS Core 510i Integrated Processor, which handles audio processing and distribution, as well as control capabilities throughout each room.  “With a historical building, the less hardware the better,” explains Joe DiSabatino, President of JD Sound & Video. “Because Q-SYS features audio and control in a single processor, we were able to deploy more…

    Read More

  • January 8, 2019

    In The News

    QSC Introduces Native Video Distribution within the Q-SYS Ecosystem

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 8, 2019) – [Es, De] 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…

    Read More

  • 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…

    Read More

  • 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…

    Read More

  • 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…

    Read More

  • 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 SwitchesFor 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…

    Read More

  • 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…

    Read More

  • 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.

    Read More

  • 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…

    Read More

  • 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…

    Read More