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  • November 13, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Delivers First Certified for Microsoft Teams Solution Supporting Spatial Audio in a Microsoft Teams Room

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 13, 2023) – [De] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC, LLC, is pleased to introduce the first Certified for Microsoft Teams solution for Microsoft Teams Rooms that supports spatial audio. This solution includes any Teams-certified Q-SYS Core processor, SPA Series amplifiers, AcousticDesign Series surface mount loudspeakers, and the Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 (TCC2) beamforming microphone array. By adopting this innovative solution, organizations can enjoy crystal-clear spatial audio in their meetings, with voices coming from their relative positions on the Signature Teams Rooms screen. This advancement enhances meeting equity by creating natural and engaging discussions for in-room and remote participants. "Spatial audio is another example of the advanced features and functionality Q-SYS brings to elevate experiences in high-impact spaces,”…

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  • November 9, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Expands Network I/O Peripherals

    COSTA MESA, Calif., (November 9, 2023) – [De] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, introduces the latest additions to its QIO Series I/O peripheral portfolio: the QIO-AES8x8 and QIO-TEL2.   These new modular devices expand Q-SYS system capabilities to enable streamlined interoperability with non-networked audio and analog telephony systems. By decoupling local I/O from processing hardware, QIO Series devices allow users to place the I/O exactly where it is needed to support the desired topology.  The QIO-AES8x8 features eight (8) AES3 digital inputs and eight (8) AES3 digital outputs, allowing users to integrate a wide range of digital sources into their systems, including media servers, mixing consoles, digital audio workstations (DAWs), or other digital recording and playback devices.  The QIO-TEL2 integrates two PSTN (POTS) phone lines on standard RJ-11 connectors to…

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  • November 9, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Launches Zero-Bezel Models of AcousticDesign Series Loudspeakers

    COSTA MESA, Calif., (November 9, 2023) – [De, Es, Zh] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, is thrilled to announce a “zero-bezel” refresh of the 4-inch and 6-inch AcousticDesign (AD) Series ceiling loudspeakers.   The new models, including the AD-C4T-ZB, AD-C4T-LPZB, AD-C6T-ZB, and AD-C6T-LPZB, feature a white grille without a bezel, designed to meet the architectural needs of modern applications while preserving the premium acoustics that the AD Series is renowned for. Additionally, retrofit accessories are available to add the new grille to recent Q-SYS loudspeaker models (NL-C4, AD-C6T-HC, AD-C6T-HP), and black grilles are also available separately for all models.  “We are thrilled to announce the new models that not only add a touch of modern elegance to any space, but also deliver the same premium audio quality that our customers expect from the AD Series,” says Dan…

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  • October 2, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Opens Experience Center in Austin, Texas

    COSTA MESA, Calif., (October 2, 2023) – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, is thrilled to announce the grand opening of the Q-SYS Experience Center in Austin, Texas. This state-of-the-art facility offers customers an immersive, curated experience through the Q-SYS Platform and its ever-expanding Ecosystem of partners. Visitors can also take advantage of live in-person Q-SYS training led by knowledgeable Q-SYS training staff.  Located in the heart of Austin's thriving tech community, the Q-SYS Experience Center is a hub of innovation and collaboration. This 2500 square feet facility caters to industry professionals, technology enthusiasts, and prospective customers and partners, providing a unique opportunity to engage with the latest advancements in audio, video and control solutions.  "From the lighting and immersive audio to the digital tour guides that greet you at the…

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  • September 20, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Appoints Prase as Exclusive Systems Distributor in Italy

    Sinsheim, Germany (September 20, 2023) – [It] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC, EMEA GmbH, is delighted to announce the appointment of Prase Media Technologies as its exclusive Italian distributor for its Q-SYS portfolio commencing on October 15, 2023. Exhibo S.p.A will continue on as the exclusive distributor of QSC Pro Audio products in the country. "Prase is widely recognized as one of the premier systems distributors in Europe," says Ron Marchant, General Manager, Q-SYS EMEA. "Given their business focus, acknowledged technical capability, market coverage and customer focus, Prase is uniquely positioned to accelerate the development of the Q-SYS business in the country. We are excited to partner with them." "The new distribution partnership between Prase and Q-SYS represents a crucial strategic initiative. Q-SYS is a renowned brand globally recognized for its scalable…

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  • September 11, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager Now Available in Additional Countries

    Sinsheim, Germany. (September 11th, 2023) – Q-SYS, a division of QSC EMEA GmbH, announces the UAE and KSA. 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, which enables a centralized support team to easily resolve issues without sending technicians on site. Having the ability to…

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  • August 29, 2023

    Announcement

    Junya Kawai Joins Q-SYS Japan as National Sales Manager

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 29, 2023) – [Ja] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC Asia, Ltd., is pleased to welcome Junya (Jun) Kawai as National Sales Manager, Japan. With the growing Q-SYS business in Japan, Kawai will be responsible for the system integration market in the region. Kawai has been part of the AV/IT industry for over 20 years and was instrumental in bringing various Q-SYS products to Japan during his time as Marketing Manager for Onkyo Tokki. Kawai is not only a skilled marketeer, but he also gradually shifted focus to become Sales Manager, Integrated Systems for Shure Japan. Kawai’s experience and background will help take Q-SYS Japan to the next level of business growth. “We are very excited to have Jun joining our team in Japan,” says Andy Pearce, Senior Director, Southeast Asia and Pacific, Q-SYS. “With the increasing need for a cloud-based and fully…

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  • August 24, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Promotes Ron Marchant to General Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa

    Sinsheim, Germany (August 24, 2023) – [De, Es, Fr] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC EMEA GmbH, announces the promotion of Ron Marchant to General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In tandem with Markus Winkler, Marchant will also be heading up operations as Managing Director, QSC EMEA GmbH, further driving the success of Q-SYS in the region.  Ron Marchant, who joined QSC in 2017 as Senior Director, EMEA Sales, has forged an impressive career in the AV industry and at Q-SYS. Since 2022, he has been jointly responsible for the dynamic business growth and orchestrated strategic development projects along the entire value chain. Under his leadership, numerous regional initiatives were launched, including the expansion of new company locations and strategic restructuring in the sales and customer service areas.  Following this successful groundbreaking work,…

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  • August 3, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Completes Acquisition of Seervision

    COSTA MESA, Calif., (August 3, 2023) – [Es, Fr, De] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, is pleased to announce the completion of its acquisition of Seervision, a Swiss-based industry pioneer in AI-driven camera automation software. This first integrated AI solution for Q-SYS will deliver a more engaging real-time remote experience, setting new standards for intelligent video in hybrid learning and high-impact collaboration spaces.  Starting August 7, 2023, Q-SYS customers will have the option to purchase Seervision solutions through Q-SYS sales channels in a select number of countries with a planned global phased rollout in additional countries in the coming months.   Seervision’s AI and computer vision-based scene analysis enables best-in-class presenter tracking in higher ed or corporate collaboration spaces. Combined with Q-SYS Automatic Camera Preset Recall (ACPR)…

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  • June 12, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Announces Agreement to Acquire Seervision

    COSTA MESA, Calif. and ZURICH, (June 12, 2023) – [De, Es, Zh, Gr, Fr] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, today announces a definitive agreement to acquire Seervision, a Swiss-based industry pioneer in AI-driven camera automation software. The acquisition accelerates the Q-SYS strategy to develop and deliver a scalable and flexible software platform with intelligent audio, video and control technology that supports integration with leading unified communications & video conferencing applications in the era of post-pandemic hybrid work. Seervision's camera automation software combines years of research in multi-camera control with deep expertise in real-time optimization, machine learning, and predictive motion models to automatically predict and track a person's movements. Seamlessly integrating into existing AV/IT ecosystems, the software can control multiple…

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  • May 22, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS and Lenovo Collaborate to Deliver Complete UC Solutions

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 22, 2023) – [De, Fr, Es] – Q-SYS is pleased to announce its collaboration with Lenovo to provide a seamless way to purchase and deploy high-impact spaces by bundling Lenovo room compute solutions with Q-SYS audio, video and control. This will be available through Q-SYS channels and partners to better serve the needs of the UC market.  “Lenovo is an ideal partner for Q-SYS as they deliver an advanced compute solution for the major UC vendors,” says Jason Moss, Vice President, Corporate Development and Alliances, Q-SYS. “Working together, we can expand the reach of both Q-SYS and Lenovo and bring our solutions to even more customers looking to deploy high-impact spaces for their employees.  “Integrating Q-SYS innovative audio, video and control platform with Lenovo ThinkSmart’s intelligent computing provides customers with a complete offering,”…

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  • May 1, 2023

    Announcement

    Christopher Jaynes Joins Q-SYS as Senior Vice President of Software Technologies

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 1, 2023) – [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – The Q-SYS division of QSC is pleased to welcome Christopher Jaynes as Senior Vice President of Software Technologies. In this role, Chris will lead Q-SYS software engineering as well as advanced research and technologies including artificial intelligence/machine learning, cloud and data. Jaynes is a passionate and accomplished leader who believes the innovative use of current and emerging technologies can solve complex challenges in human-technology interaction, create new market opportunities, and positively impact our world. He founded Mersive Technologies in 2006 to support a more collaborative and engaging workplace, and grew the company into a leader in wireless media streaming with over 300,000 locations around the globe. Before founding Mersive, Jaynes was a professor of computer science and Director of the…

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  • April 12, 2023

    Announcement

    Rajesh Mittal Promoted to Vice President Q-SYS and QSC Pro Audio South Asia Region

    Bengaluru, India (April 12, 2023) – The Q-SYS and QSC Pro Audio divisions of QSC are pleased to announce the promotion of Rajesh Mittal to Vice President SAARC. From the newly expanded regional sales, marketing and product development headquarters in Bengaluru, India, Mittal will oversee both the QSC Pro Audio and Q-SYS brands and continue to hold the position of Managing Director QSC India Pvt Ltd.   Mittal has been part of the AV and IT industry for almost 23 years, and since joining the company in February 2018 as Managing Director, India, he has played a vital role in driving SAARC’s successful growth. He has been instrumental in building a best-in-class sales, marketing and business team to enable the company to scale. He also established the vertical-oriented go-to-market strategy which is now a fundamental part of the business and will serve as a benchmark for…

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  • April 5, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Introduces Newest Network Video Endpoint

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (April 5, 2023) – [De, Fr, Es] – Q-SYS announces the latest addition to its native Q-SYS network video solutions with the introduction of the NV Series NV-21-HU, a two-input, one-output endpoint with support for HDMI and USB-C. The NV-21-HU simplifies installation with a single-cable solution for video distribution, AV bridging and device charging via USB-C. Its compact design and reduced I/O make the NV-21-HU ideal for supporting meeting rooms, learning spaces, hospitality and entertainment installations.  As a software-configurable solution, the NV-21-HU can be defined as an encoder or decoder (in Q-SYS Designer Software) offering the ability to operate with either HDMI or USB-C connectivity. This enables integrators to provide a more flexible system that supports a broader range of devices while eliminating the need for adapters and, in some…

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  • January 31, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS to Support Spatial Audio for Microsoft Teams Rooms

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 31, 2023) – [De, Fr, Es] – Q-SYS is pleased to support spatial audio capabilities for Microsoft Teams Rooms, including Signature Teams Rooms.   For systems utilizing certified Q-SYS audio, video and control processing in Teams Rooms environments, users can now experience spatial audio allowing the audio of the remote participants to come from the direction of where the specific person talking is located on the screen, creating a more immersive and natural experience for in-room participants. Furthermore, the spatial audio feature with Teams Rooms can be supported at the software level via Q-SYS Designer Software, eliminating the need for additional hardware.   “Spatial audio support is yet another example of our growing partnership between Q-SYS and Microsoft to deliver features and solutions that elevate equitable collaboration…

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  • December 6, 2022

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Launches Technology Partner Program

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 6, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – Q-SYS launches its Technology Partner Program with integration partners representing a growing list of Q-SYS plugins. As part of the Program, plugins will receive endorsement badges indicating they have been verified or certified and offer seamless integration with the Q-SYS Platform.   These partners now have access to the Q-SYS Technology Partner Hub, a centralized portal with relevant, up-to-date resources for training, solution development and marketing. These resources make it easier to collaborate with Q-SYS, get support and accelerate go-to-market reach. In early 2023, Q-SYS will expand its Ecosystem to include Developer Partners with proven expertise to develop plugins on behalf of Technology Partners.  “Q-SYS Technology Partners are essential for the growth of the Q-SYS Platform and we are thrilled to…

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  • November 23, 2022

    Announcement

    Jatan Shah Elected Secretary-Treasurer of 2023 AVIXA Board of Directors

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 23, 2022) – [De, Es, Fr] – Q-SYS is delighted to announce Jatan Shah, President and COO of QSC LLC, has been elected as secretary-treasurer of the 2023 AVIXA Board of Directors. In addition, Mike Brandes, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Q-SYS has been elected by AVIXA members to join the Leadership Search Committee.  “AVIXA continues to be a catalyst for the growth for the AV industry by being forward looking and progressive in thought leadership and connecting exceptional talent from the AV and IT professional communities,” says Shah. “I am excited and proud to continue to support these efforts on the AVIXA board along with some of our industry’s most dedicated leaders who are passionate to serve our member organizations.”  For a complete list of 2022 AVIXA Board of Directors, please visit: www.avixa.org. About Q-SYS  Make AV smarter.…

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  • October 27, 2022

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Promotes Patrick Heyn to Vice President Marketing, Americas

    Costa Mesa, California (October 27, 2022) – [Fr, Es, De] – Q-SYS is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrick Heyn to Vice President of Marketing, Q-SYS Americas. In this new role, Heyn will continue to lead the Product & Platform Marketing team and Training department for the Americas while continuing to support and collaborate with Q-SYS Marketing teams in all regions. “Patrick led the charter effort to redefine the training experience in our industry with a distinctly different focus on engaging, memorable human learning experiences, resulting in the award-winning Q-SYS Training Series. He later applied a similar experiential approach in marketing to the Q-SYS audio, video and control Platform,” says Chris Humphrey, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Q-SYS. “Just recently, he designed a state-of-the-art Q-SYS production and remote training studio and debuted it…

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  • October 20, 2022

    Announcement

    QSC, LLC Appoints Hibino Intersound as Authorized Dealer in Japan

    Hong Kong, China (October 20, 2022) – QSC, LLC. is delighted to announce the appointment of Hibino Intersound, a subsidiary of Hibino Corporation, as an authorized dealer for the Q-SYS cloud-manageable audio, video and control platform as well as QSC Pro Audio products in Japan. “With the increasing demand for an intuitive, scalable and flexible AV&C platform and ecoystem across different industries, Q-SYS is the ideal solution for our partners and customers in the region,” says William Chan, Managing Director, North Asia, Q-SYS. “With Hibino’s deep knowledge and extensive industry experience, combined with our exceptional partnership, we are confident they will secure new opportunities to create exceptional experiences in many different high-impact spaces and live sound environments across Japan.” “Over the years, QSC and Q-SYS continues to bring innovation to the…

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  • October 13, 2022

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Promotes Karon Evanoff to Senior Vice President, Global Operations

    Costa Mesa, California (October 13, 2022) – [Fr, Es, De] – Q-SYS is pleased to announce the promotion of Karon Evanoff to Senior Vice President, Global Operations. In this new role, Evanoff will be responsible for all aspects of operations including global supply chain, manufacturing, quality, facilities, and product data management. “Over the past six years, Karon has been instrumental to the success of the Q-SYS business by navigating the unprecedented disruptions created in supply chain the past two years and working cross functionally to ensure we continue to deliver products to our customers,” says Jatan Shah, President and Chief Operating Officer, QSC, LLC. “In addition, she has spearheaded efforts to transform our supply chain to a fully digital engine. We are thrilled to have Karon at the helm of global operations as she continues to work with her team to…

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