• March 21, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Brings Q-SYS Control to Google Meet Hardware Ecosystem

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (March 21, 2022) – [Fr, De, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce new Q-SYS Control solutions for Google Meet. Now, integrators and IT end users can take advantage of the robust Q-SYS Control engine to deliver Q-SYS user control interface (UCI) on Google Meet-supported controller consoles with the new third-party control integration. In addition, Google Cloud has certified Q-SYS video capabilities and Google Meet will now support the integration of multiple Q-SYS conference cameras, with automatic switching capabilities. “Technologies that provide collaboration equality in the hybrid workplace are incredibly important to how teams work today,” says Dave Citron, Director of Product for Google Meet. “We’re pleased to have the QSC in-room control capabilities available on Google Meet so customers have access to the tools they need to connect and…

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  • March 1, 2022

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    QSC Celebrates Prime Connections’ 30th Anniversary as A Distribution Partner in China

    Sinsheim, Germany (March 1, 2022) – [Zh] – QSC is pleased to announce that Beijing Oriental Prime Connections Film/TV Technology Co. Ltd. (PCI) is celebrating its 30th anniversary as QSC distributor. PCI was appointed as a distributor in China by QSC founders – Pat Quilter, Barry Andrews, and John Andrews – back in 1992. Starting with selling amplifiers only, PCI followed the path QSC has travelled over the years. Today, it offers customers in China the full line of QSC and Q-SYS product portfolio to serve various vertical markets. “It is indeed exciting to have PCI celebrate its 30th year as a QSC distributor in China,” says William Chan, Managing Director, North Asia, QSC. “Since then, the China market has evolved and grown significantly. PCI has done an excellent job in helping QSC to grow its market share in China and has exhibited a strong passion and dedication…

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  • February 22, 2022

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    QSC Appoints NMK Electronics as Distribution Partner in GCC Region and Iraq

    Sinsheim, Germany (February 22, 2022) – QSC is delighted to announce the appointment of NMK Electronics Trading LLC as its new distribution partner in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) area, as well as the Republic of Iraq. NMK will offer the company’s full line of professional audio products as well as the renowned Q-SYS™ cloud-manageable audio, video and control Platform. The collaboration will commence on April 1, 2022.  “With more than 30 years of experience in AV distribution in the region, NMK has strong connections with partners and a deep understanding of the market,” says Chant Utukian, Director MEA at QSC. “Together, we will further strengthen the QSC brand in the Middle East region and offer customers technology to fit various markets and applications. Whether it’s a high-value conference space, expansion of lecture halls in higher education or deployments…

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  • February 16, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Introduces Q-SYS Scaling Licenses

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (February 16, 2022) [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – QSC is pleased to announce Q-SYS Scaling licenses, enabling integrators and IT administrators to expand DSP processing power and application-specific features on the Q-SYS Core Nano and Core 8 Flex. By utilizing the flexible software-based architecture of the Q-SYS Platform, Q-SYS users can upgrade and customize these Q-SYS Cores to meet the evolving needs of specific applications and use cases.  “The Q-SYS Core OS was designed to utilize the processing power of an Intel-based hardware platform, which continues to increase processing power and headroom to support current and future features and capabilities. As we introduced our latest Q-SYS Core processors, including the Core Nano and Core 8 Flex, we were able to once again take advantage of the latest improvements in hardware speed, performance and overall…

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  • February 16, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Launches First Network Microphone and Loudspeakers Native to Q-SYS

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – QSC announces the NM Series tabletop network microphone and the NL Series network loudspeakers for the Q-SYS cloud-manageable audio, video and control platform. Powered by the Q-SYS OS, these new products join the recently introduced Q-SYS NC Series conference cameras and Q-SYS TSC Series Gen 3 network touch screen controllers to provide a complete suite of native IP-based Q-SYS collaboration products for designers, consultants, integrators and IT end users. Q-SYS NM Series network microphones The Q-SYS NM Series NM-T1 is a tabletop PoE network microphone that features advanced beamforming technology with four software-configurable zones and up to 360° coverage, allowing designers to minimize noise and refine intelligibility for optimal collaboration experiences. The NM-T1 enables users to easily manage…

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  • February 16, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Introduces Network I/O Expanders for Q-SYS

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 24, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – QSC announces the QIO Series network I/O expanders for the Q-SYS cloud-manageable audio, video and control Platform. These new I/O expanders provide simple and scalable I/O customization for users who need to easily add non-networked audio and control connectivity to a Q-SYS system without complicated programming. The QIO Series includes three Audio I/O models and three Control I/O models, each supporting a specific connectivity type. Designed to support distributed, centralized or hybrid networks and processing architectures, these I/O expanders enable designers to decouple the location of device I/O from the audio, video and control processing. This expands the I/O customization possibilities of the newer Q-SYS Core processors that have fewer onboard I/O options, including the Core Nano, Core 8 Flex and…

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  • February 16, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Adds Premium Outdoor Landscape Loudspeaker System to its AcousticDesign Series

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – QSC introduces the AcousticDesign™ Series Direct Weather Landscape (AD-DWL) loudspeakers featuring a sleek, elevated bollard enclosure design that allows sound to travel above obstructions while providing a rugged, impact-resistant solution for customized outdoor installations, all without comprising sound quality. The Direct Weather Landscape Series includes the AD-DWL.180 loudspeaker (180° directional coverage) and the AD-DWL.360 loudspeaker (360° directional coverage), enabling designers to address individual space requirements by directing sound where it’s needed most, while the companion AD-DWL.SUB subwoofer enriches and extends the low-frequency sound profile. All models feature tamper-resistant base support and a subtle green enclosure to match most landscaping aesthetic, which is also paintable to…

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  • February 9, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Promotes Bart Wood and Ray Biba to Key US Senior Management Roles

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (February 9, 2022) – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Bart Wood to Senior Director, Strategic Accounts and Ray Biba to Senior Director, US AV Channel. Working in collaboration, these two roles will support the company’s evolving go-to-market strategy in the US to better serve partners and end users. In Wood’s new role, he will lead the Strategic Accounts team and focus on increasing business with large, multinational integration partners while expanding US field training efforts to create a greater adoption of Q-SYS and its Ecosystem. Biba will lead the US AV Channel team focusing on channel management sales and scaling up its regional channel management team. “Both Bart and Ray have made significant contributions to QSC over the last several years, which has led to incredible sales growth throughout the US,” says Frank West, Vice…

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  • January 13, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Promotes Ron Marchant to VP EMEA Sales and Marketing

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 13, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Ron Marchant to Vice President EMEA Sales and Marketing. In his new position, Ron will oversee the company’s sales and marketing activities and initiatives throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. “Ron has played an instrumental role in the development and growth of QSC throughout the EMEA region,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, EMEA & APAC, QSC. “During his tenure, he has driven the regional growth strategy which includes several office expansions, strategic distribution changes, and customer and sales restructuring. In addition, he has helped build a strong sales and marketing team as well as a go-to-market model to enable future growth in the region.” Ron joined QSC in 2017 as Senior Director EMEA Sales. Prior to QSC, he held several senior sales and…

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  • January 6, 2022

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    QSC Names Ichi Katsumoto National Sales Manager, Japan

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 6, 2022) – QSC  is pleased to welcome Ichi Katsumoto as National Sales Manager located in Japan. In this new role, Katsumoto will manage channel partner relationships and market development, reporting to Alan Chang, Director of Country Development, Japan and Korea. “We are very excited to have Katsumoto join the APAC sales team as the first QSC employee located in Japan,” says William Chan, Managing Director and Senior Director, North Asia. “Katsumoto is a highly-respected professional audio industry veteran and brings tremendous knowledge and sales expertise to QSC, and will play an instrumental role in our growth efforts throughout the Japanese market.” Previously, Katsumoto held several management positions at various professional audio companies, including Roland, Shure Japan, and Yamaha. Most recently, he served as Sales Director of…

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  • December 22, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Names Jatan Shah President and Chief Operating Officer

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 21, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Jatan Shah to President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition, Joe Pham has been named Chairman and CEO. “Jatan has made a tremendous impact on QSC and the AV industry, working smartly with leaders across QSC to build new capabilities, increase scale and guide many strategic initiatives to success across our growing multi-national organization,” says Pham. “His persistence, patience, and vision have not only guided our company but also our people to become stronger and more resilient. Jatan exemplifies the company’s core values, which guide our thinking and actions, and is the ideal person to help lead QSC into its next chapter of success.” Jatan joined QSC in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer and has since taken on additional responsibilities in various aspects of…

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  • December 9, 2021

    Featured Case Studies

    The British Museum Exhibits Success Using the Q-SYS Platform with Autograph Sound

    [De] Over two hundred and fifty years ago, the first national public museum in the world opened its doors. Truly an exercise in astonishing facts and figures, since that time the British Museum has cared for more than eight million works of art, historical artefacts, and archaeological finds. British Museum Exhibitions must be displayed to their full potential, and the full museum experience must be seamless for all guests. This goal is difficult to achieve with non-standardized equipment and systems. To tackle the challenge, the British Museum team selected systems integrator and production company Autograph Sound to update the control system for exhibition audio and video content. Autograph’s long experience with QSC led them to propose Q-SYS as the audio, video and control solution to providing consistent incoming exhibition experiences. With QSC, Autograph Sound…

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  • December 7, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Appoints Girhoma as Distribution Partner in Jordan

    Sinsheim, Germany (December 7, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Girhoma as its distribution partner in Jordan for the company’s full line of professional audio products and the Q-SYS™ audio, video and control portfolio. “As we continue to expand the QSC footprint in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), we are now able to provide customers in Jordan with a qualified partner to assist in selecting the ideal QSC solution for any installation – from a high-value space in corporate or higher education, to a large performance venue, or anything in between,” says Chant Utukian, Director MEA at QSC. “With the addition of QSC to our extensive and innovative product portfolio, we are now able to supply our customers in Jordan best-in-class audio, video and control solutions to help them design and deliver exceptional collaboration and…

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  • December 2, 2021

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    Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager Now Available in Additional Countries

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 2, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC announces the launch of Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager remote monitoring and management platform in Italy, France, Spain, the Nordics, Benelux countries and Singapore. These new countries join the growing list of over 20 countries that already have access to Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager. Enterprise Manager allows users to remotely monitor and manage their entire Q-SYS system, including connected third-party devices using one single, secure connection from any Q-SYS Core processor to the Q-SYS Reflect cloud. With three different feature tiers, end users and managed service providers have a range of cloud-based service options to select from, including the ability to gain real-time status of connected systems to more advanced features such as Remote UCI helpdesk capabilities and remote system design,…

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  • November 18, 2021

    Featured Case Studies

    Q-SYS Scores for SchücoArena

    [De] The Arminia Bielefeld soccer team has been playing their home games at SchücoArena in Bielefeld, Germany for almost a century. Through the decades their loyal fanbase grew and the stadium required multiple expansions to accommodate, today offering space for over 26,000 attendees. This trend of upgrades continued to include VIP boxes and even autism-friendly boxes for neurodivergent fans. Now with the Arminia Bielefeld’s recent promotion to the Bundesliga league, the stadium welcomes a new level of improvements to keep up with its success, which are manifesting as a Q-SYS led boost to their AV infrastructure. The SchücoArena team commissioned the renewal and expansion of their sound system, in part to comply with the German Football League’s official requirements that a Bundesliga stadium must be improved yearly. The aim was to implement both the monitoring of the…

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  • November 17, 2021

    Corporate

    Karon Evanoff Recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain

    Costa Mesa, CA (November 17, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce that Karon Evanoff, Vice President of Global Supply Chain has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain” by Global Women Supply Chain Leaders. The award aims to recognize global women leaders who have achieved extraordinary successes in the supply chain domain through furthering frontiers and breaking barriers. Karon’s expansive career in supply chain includes leadership roles at Western Digital, HID Global, SolFocus and Powerwave Technologies. For the past five years, she has served as Vice President of Global Supply Chain at QSC, responsible for all supply chain activities inclusive of demand and supply planning, strategic sourcing and purchasing, global logistics, and trade compliance. “Karon is an innovative and highly accomplished leader, guiding her team to success…

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  • November 10, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Introduces New Q-SYS Video & Control Products

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 10, 2021) – [De, Es, Fr] – QSC adds new product series to the Q-SYS Platform – NC Series network conference cameras and TSC Series Gen 3 network touch screen controllers. Native to the Q-SYS OS, these scalable products seamlessly integrate with any Q-SYS system to meet the unique needs of any modern, high-value collaboration space. Q-SYS NC Series Conference Cameras The new NC Series includes three models that empower integrators and IT administrators to rightsize camera selection for their Q-SYS installation. The Q-SYS NC-110 is the first fixed-lens, ePTZ camera available for Q-SYS, featuring a 110° horizontal field-of-view (hFOV) with digital zoom capabilities for smaller, wider rooms. The new Q-SYS NC-12x80 (12x optical zoom, 80° horizontal FOV) and Q-SYS NC-20x60 (20x optical zoom, 60° horizontal FOV) both offer motorized pan, tilt,…

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  • November 10, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Launches Professional Services in the US

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 10, 2021) – QSC launches Professional Services for US markets, expanding the ability for integrators and consultants to take advantage of QSC programming expertise along with additional support services for any high-value installation. QSC Professional Services is ideal for projects that require manufacturer involvement in the system programming and deployment, or those firms looking to bridge gaps in their in-house expertise. Its also for those projects that require cutting-edge third-party device integration, or any highly specific system automation or user control interface (UCI) needs, as well as projects that are looking for extended programming warranty beyond initial terms. Professional Service enlists trained QSC experts to provide complete Q-SYS solution programming, including DSP configuration, third-party control, video…

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  • November 2, 2021

    Corporate

    Cory Schaeffer Receives 2021 Adele De Berri Pioneer Award from AVIXA

    Costa Mesa, CA (November 2, 2021) - QSC is proud to announce that Cory Schaeffer was named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV award from AVIXA, the trade association representing the audiovisual industry worldwide. The Adele De Berri award highlights the AV and information communications industries by recognizing pioneers who made scientific breakthroughs resulting in new AV technologies that impacted the manufacture and sales of novel products enjoyed by audiences worldwide. “The impacts of Cory’s contributions to AV are evident across the industry,” says Anna Csontos, Executive Vice President, Chief Market Officer, and Chief of Staff, QSC. “She possesses the hallmarks of a transformational leader and pioneer including deep technical knowledge and experience, a strategic mindset, and a passion for championing and mentoring others.”…

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  • October 26, 2021

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    QSC further expands sales team for Germany and Austria

    Sinsheim (26. Oktober 2021) – [De] – QSC is expanding its existing sales operations for Germany and Austria. Daniel Schröfel has been promoted to Sales Director and will look to expand QSC integration business throughout the region, while Gerd Kostial will focus on QSC business in Austria. In addition, the company welcomes Norman Seith and Clemens Clausen as Business Development and Application Managers. These two experienced product and industry experts will assist customers in planning complex installations and providing holistic project support. Seith was previously Technical Sales Manager for the DACH region at Extron, while Clausen most recently worked as Project Manager for Shure EMEA. "These personnel changes and new additions will provide more comprehensive support to our customers in Germany and Austria," says Clemens Sturm, Director Sales Engineering, QSC.…

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