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  • 27 January, 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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  • 7 December, 2022

    Corporate

    Q-SYS India Now Great Place to Work Certified

    Bengaluru, India (December 8, 2022) – Q-SYS is delighted to announce it has been Great Place to Work Certified™ in India from November 2022 to November 2023. Q-SYS was assessed based on its trust among employees, collaborative work environment, as well as culture of care, and just and equitable practices.   Since 1992, Great Place to Work® has surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and the Institute’s research shows that great workplaces are characterized by great leadership, consistent employee experience, and sustainable financial performance. Organizations deliver a consistent experience to all employees, and leaders believe in the vision of creating and sustaining a great place to work for all.   “At Q-SYS, we strive to provide an inclusive environment that empowers employees to bring their full, authentic selves to work and provide equal…

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  • 6 December, 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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  • 29 November, 2022

    Featured Case Studies

    Churchill Downs Revitalizes Historic Property with Q-SYS Platform

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 29, 2022) – [De, Es, Fr] – To revitalize the historic Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, Q-SYS Professional Services teamed up with integrator Alpha Video to create an AV foundation that spans over one million square feet and delivers exceptional AV experiences to hundreds of thousands of patrons who pass through its gates every year.  This project presented several challenges for the design team as they were tasked with replacing 40 disparate processors, managing 650 amplifier loads, and creating a consistent control system for this massive property. With the software-based, Q-SYS cloud-managed audio, video and control Platform, the team was able to reimagine every zone with a single Q-SYS design file, giving them streamlined control with precise granularity.  In addition, the team was able to simplify end user controls with…

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  • 23 November, 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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  • 21 November, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    Virtualized Q-SYS Control Processing Now Available

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 21, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – Q-SYS is pleased to announce the availability of Q-SYS vCore, the first virtualized processor for Q-SYS and the accompanying Q-SYS Control feature license for vCore, which collectively allows integrators and end users to enlist their own compute device to add Q-SYS Control capabilities for enhanced control, automation, UX capabilities, remote monitoring and helpdesk features to systems.  The Q-SYS vCore / Q-SYS Control feature license is ideal for simple AV systems that do not require dedicated Q-SYS audio or video functionality, or those features that are already fulfilled with standalone hardware, legacy audio-only DSP, as well as those that need to replace aging control systems. Additionally, it creates a bridge for those less complex rooms, that typically have disparate pieces of hardware, to enable…

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  • 27 October, 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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  • 20 October, 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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  • 18 October, 2022

    Corporate

    Q-SYS Expands Regional Office in Bengaluru, India

    Bengaluru, India (October 18, 2022) – Q-SYS is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Bengaluru, India. This 23,620 sq. ft. facility will be the new hub for the SAARC region with sales and marketing, training, support, logistics, operations, as well as software development. In addition, it will house three state-of-the-art testing labs, two software quality assurance (SQA) labs, and a first-class training space for integrators, consultants, and end users to learn more about Q-SYS technologies.   “The adoption of Q-SYS in India has grown tremendously over the past few years, thanks to the increased awareness and business potential in the region,” says Rajesh Mittal, Managing Director, Q-SYS India. “We are pleased to move into this new facility which will accommodate our substantial growth, increase support capabilities to better serve our customers, as…

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  • 13 October, 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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  • 7 October, 2022

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Promotes Markus Winkler to Executive Vice President, EMEA & APAC

    Sinsheim, Germany (October 11, 2022) – [De, Es, Fr] – Q-SYS is pleased to announce the promotion of Markus Winkler to Executive Vice President, EMEA and APAC. In this new role, Winkler will continue to manage the growing business and expand capabilities and operations in both regions.   “Under Markus’ leadership the past six years, Q-SYS has significantly increased its business in EMEA, APAC and SAARC by building high-performing and talented sales and support teams and expanding our footprint with headquarters in Europe and Asia as well as seven regional offices,” says Joe Pham, Chairman and CEO, QSC, LLC. “These efforts have been instrumental to better serve our customers and partners in these regions, and I look forward to the continued expansion of Q-SYS in key markets as we become a truly multi-national business.”  “I am incredibly proud of our team who has…

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  • 22 September, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    Q-SYS Extends AcousticDesign Series to Address Challenging Spaces

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (September 21, 2022) – [De, Es, Fr] – Q-SYS today announces two new AcousticDesign Series™ 6.5-inch two-way ceiling-mount loudspeakers, which offer higher-power handling for challenging environments. The AD-C6T-HC is ideal for high ceilings or reverberant spaces such as ballrooms, airports, atriums and lobbies, while the AD-C6T-HP offers higher SPL at standard ceiling heights, ideal for high-energy restaurants, retail spaces or larger meeting facilities. The AD-C6T-HC and AD-C6T-HP offer a sleek aesthetic design, as well as the same premium, consistent tonal quality as the rest of the AcousticDesign portfolio, allowing users to mix-and-match between form factors. In addition to the blind-mounting, integrators can take advantage of Q-SYS Intrinsic Correction™ to simplify the tuning process with custom Q-SYS loudspeaker voicings via the…

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  • 22 September, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    Next Evolution of Q-SYS Software-based Platform

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (September 21, 2022) – [De, Es, Fr] – Q-SYS is pleased to announce several new innovations to the Q-SYS audio, video and control Platform, expanding features and capabilities at the software level. Q-SYS vCore, the first virtualized processor for Q-SYS and the accompanying Q-SYS Control feature license for vCore, brings scalable Q-SYS Control capabilities directly to the users’ own compute devices. Q-SYS Core 610 network processor combines the Q-SYS OS with an enterprise-grade Dell server. For those installations that require even greater processing capacity, the Q-SYS Core 610 Scaling license scales key feature sets by 50 percent. Q-SYS AV Bridging feature license enables plug-and-play USB connectivity on the Q-SYS TSC Series Gen 3 touchscreen controllers. “Ever since its inception in 2009, the history of the Q-SYS Platform has been forged…

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  • 14 September, 2022

    Corporate

    Q-SYS On Course for Growth in Austria

    Wattens, Austria. (14 September 2022) – [De] – As Q-SYS continues to make substantial progress in Austria, and after a successful "(Frei)Räume 2022", the first Q-SYS  roadshow in the region, the company is pleased to announce the addition of Matthias Burkel  to the  team of Gerd Kostial, Director of Q-SYS Austria, and Patrik Heider, Regional Sales Manager Austria. Matthias will work as Technical Sales Engineer where he will provide support in all phases of a Q-SYS project – from planning and commissioning to after-sales support. "Especially in times of great challenges, as we all have experienced, it is our primary goal to further deepen the daily dialogue and relationships with our customers," says Kostial. "With Matthias' longstanding experience in the industry, we will be able to elevate our consulting offering in the project phase and better facilitate investment…

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  • 8 September, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC EMEA Reaching Next Milestone in BeNeLux

    Sinsheim, Germany (September 8, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC EMEA is pleased to announce the opening of a new BeNeLux office in Nieuwegein, near Utrecht (NL). Slated to open September 20, 2022, this modern office space will serve as the business development and Q-SYS training hub, as well house an experience centre where customers and end users can see the Q-SYS Platform and Ecosystem in real world installations. In addition, this office will include the EMEA service centre, now based under the same roof, with significantly more room to continually support both Q-SYS and QSC Pro Audio divisions.  “Since opening the first regional business development office in 2020, the team has expanded four times, and this new modern office and high-end training facility is the next obvious step to support the growing regional footprint,” says Willem van Zuilekom, Managing Director of…

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  • 25 August, 2022

    Announcement

    Crispin Thompson Joins Q-SYS as Vice President, Sales Enablement and Customer Engagement

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 25, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] - Q-SYS is pleased to welcome Crispin Thompson as Vice President Sales Enablement and Customer Engagement, focusing on providing vision and leadership for our partner and customer care organization. In this role, Thompson will manage the company’s sales operations team in the Americas and support its sales operations and business development teams globally to enhance customer engagement strategy and capabilities.   “Providing quality service to effectively meet the needs of our customers has always been a core value of who Q-SYS is and how we do business,” says Anna Csontos, Executive Vice President, Chief Market Officer, QSC, LLC. “Cris brings tremendous knowledge of supporting the enterprise channel, and we are thrilled to have him on board to help elevate our customer and partner experience.”  “Q-SYS is poised…

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  • 18 August, 2022

    Featured Case Studies

    Q-SYS Delivers Mass-Scale Experiences to Resorts World Las Vegas

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 18, 2022) [De, Es, Fr]– Resorts World Las Vegas, the first integrated resort to be built on the Strip in over a decade, has partnered with Q-SYS to create amazing experiences for patrons in their luxury suites, event spaces and common areas. The Q-SYS Platform delivers a software-based solution that supports large-scale centralized processing comprised of over 2,000 end points throughout two towers, over 3,500 rooms, and multiple dining and event experiences, plus a massive casino floor. In addition, Q-SYS can easily accommodate growth plans and ever-changing requirements.   Powered by two Q-SYS Core 5200 Enterprise Cores, one for each hotel tower, the luxury suites offer twelve different room types with fully automated systems including AV distribution, ceiling loudspeakers, in-wall touch screen controls and environmental controls. To…

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  • 3 August, 2022

    Announcement

    QSC, LLC Names Ronda Ross Vice President Human Resources

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 4, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC, LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of Ronda Ross to Vice President Human Resources. Ross replaces Vicki Arnold who has retired after leading HR for 16 years.   “First, we’d like to thank Vicki for all she has done for QSC, LLC. Her contributions in building our HR team and capabilities have been immeasurable and we appreciate the dedication and care she has always given the organization and our employees,” says Joe Pham, Chairman of the Board and CEO, QSC, LLC. “We are thrilled to have Ronda fulfill this position as she has already made such a large impact over the last five years by delivering many improvements and laying a solid foundation to support the growth of our organization.”   Ross joined QSC, LLC in 2017 as Director of HR Operations and promoted to Senior Director Human Resources in 2021 where…

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  • 8 June, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    Q-SYS Introduces Network Amplifiers Suitable for Smaller Spaces

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (June 8, 2022) - [De, Fr, Es] - Q-SYS is pleased to introduce the SPA-Q Series network amplifiers, which deliver rightsized amplification while adding audio/control I/O options to support a wide range of spaces. The SPA-Q Series joins a host of other Q-SYS products (including the QIO Series network I/O expanders and Q-SYS Feature and Scaling licenses) that pair perfectly with smaller Q-SYS Cores (such as the Q-SYS Core Nano), allowing you to decouple the I/O from the processor for an unmatched degree of customization and scalability. The convection-cooled Q-SYS SPAQ 100-2f (two channel x 60 W) and Q-SYS SPAQ 200-4f (four channel x 60 W) amplifiers provide bidirectional GPIO for control and two onboard software-definable flex channels (either mic/line inputs or line outputs), giving integrators the greatest amount of flexibility for I/O and control…

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  • 1 June, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Introduces Q-SYS Technology Partner Program

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (June 1, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce the Q-SYS Technology Partner Program, which enables software and hardware technology (vendor) partners to create market-ready solutions integrated with the Q-SYS Platform. Q-SYS Technology Partners can have their hardware and software solutions certified or validated and receive unique benefits and resources including dedicated development and technical support, marketing and training.   “The Q-SYS Partner Ecosystem connects systems, technologies, companies and people to redefine what’s possible, in the experiences AV can deliver, with the most flexible and robust cloud-manageable audio, video & control platform on the market,” says Jason Moss, Vice President Corporate Development & Alliances, QSC. “Our next step is to inspire, enable and support the growing number of Q-SYS hardware and…

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