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  • 25 March, 2024

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Control for Zoom Rooms App Now Available

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (March 25, 2024) – [Es, Zh] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, is pleased to announce the Q-SYS Control for Zoom Rooms App. Integrators and IT end users can now enable third-party room controls using the new Q-SYS Control for Zoom Rooms App on all supported Zoom Rooms controller consoles.   This enhances the Zoom Rooms Controller already deployed in-room with the ability to display a Q-SYS user control interface (UCI) and enable users to effortlessly control room devices and services connected to the Q-SYS Core Processor, including displays, lighting, shades, and HVAC.   By leveraging the robust Q-SYS Control Engine, integrators and IT end users can create fully customized two-way control with user feedback available directly from the familiar Zoom Rooms interface. Additionally, the app enables Zoom Rooms to fully utilize the Q-SYS Ecosystem of…

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  • 21 March, 2024

    Corporate

    Q-SYS Promotes Jason Moss to Vice President, Marketing & Ecosystem

    COSTA MESA, Calif., (March 21, 2024) – [Es, Zh] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Moss to Vice President of Marketing & Ecosystem. Concurrently, after nearly a decade of dedicated service, Chris Humphrey, Senior Vice President of Marketing, has announced his retirement for May.  Since joining Q-SYS in 2020 as Vice President of Corporate Development and Alliances and becoming a member of the executive team, Moss has significantly impacted the company’s leadership. His extensive experience across marketing, sales, and product divisions has been instrumental in strengthening the Q-SYS brand through strategic partnerships with industry leaders like Google, Intel, and Microsoft, and expanding its presence in the IT industry. His proven track record of developing successful marketing strategies that improve user adoption and brand…

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  • 17 January, 2024

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Expands PL Series Performance Installation Loudspeakers

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 17, 2024) – [De, Es, Zh, Fr] - Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, expands its PL Series performance loudspeaker portfolio with the introduction of PL-CA full-range coaxial loudspeakers. This launch enhances the delivery of premium sound anywhere in an entertainment, corporate or higher ed venue that requires higher performance audio as part of a Q-SYS system.  With five new models ranging from 5-inch to 15-inch, PL-CA models offer wide, symmetrical coverage in a compact enclosure, making them ideal for applications where they are closer to the listener and/or controlled coverage is not a requirement. They also offer extended bass response compared to point-source models of similar size, ensuring full-range audio coverage for a broad range of applications.    "We're thrilled to introduce the PL-CA models that ensure the premium sound performance…

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  • 14 December, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS and Lenovo Collaborate to Deliver UC Compute Bundle Certified for Microsoft Teams

    COSTA MESA, Calif., (December 14, 2023) – [De, Es, Zh, Fr] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, is delighted to announce the Q-SYS UC Compute Bundle for Microsoft Teams Rooms, now Certified for Microsoft Teams. This bundle streamlines the design, procurement and deployment of solutions for high-impact spaces.    Q-SYS is a software-based audio, video and control platform that delivers a holistic user experience in high-impact spaces. With features like room automation, automatic multi-camera switching, HDMI video distribution, and more, Q-SYS enables elevated collaboration experiences based on the needs of the space.  In collaboration with Lenovo, Q-SYS delivers the UC Compute Bundle which features the Lenovo ThinkSmart Core and ThinkSmart Controller for Teams Rooms. Pairing the UC Compute Bundle with the most comprehensive portfolio of Certified for Teams Q-SYS devices…

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  • 13 November, 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, Es, Zh, Fr] – 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…

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  • 9 November, 2023

    Announcement

    Q-SYS Expands Network I/O Peripherals

    COSTA MESA, Calif., (November 9, 2023) – [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – 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…

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  • 9 November, 2023

    Announcement

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

    COSTA MESA, Calif., (November 9, 2023) – [De, Es, Zh, Fr] – 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…

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  • 1 November, 2023

    Corporate

    QSC Recognized by Great Place to Work™ on Certification Nation Day

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 1, 2023) – [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – QSC is proud to celebrate Certification Nation Day, along with the community of Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies across the country. Certification Nation Day is designated to honor and acknowledge companies working to create great places to work for all.  In celebration of Certification Nation Day, QSC reflects on its certification as a Great Place to Work in multiple countries, including the United States, Germany, India, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom. This prestigious recognition reaffirms the commitment QSC has to bringing people together through impactful experiences and a better-connected world.  The Great Place to Work certification is a testament to the dedication QSC has to providing its employees with an environment where they can thrive both personally and professionally. The…

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  • 2 October, 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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  • 20 September, 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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  • 11 September, 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 Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager remote monitoring and management platform is now available in 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…

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  • 29 August, 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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  • 24 August, 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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  • 3 August, 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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  • 17 July, 2023

    Corporate

    Q-SYS Launches UK Experience Centre

    London, England (July 17, 2023) - [De, Es, Fr] - Q-SYS, a division of QSC UK & Ireland Limited, has officially launched Q-SYS House, a 12,000 square foot UK Experience and Training Centre just outside London, England. Q-SYS House, Egham, is just 10 minutes from Heathrow Airport and 30 minutes from central London, and will offer customers a hands-on experience of the Q-SYS audio, video & control Platform and Ecosystem. The Experience Centre showcases solutions for a variety of high-impact spaces including divisible rooms and a large auditorium, while the dedicated Training Centre is home to the award-winning Q-SYS training curriculum. “I am delighted to open the Q-SYS UK Experience and Training Centre,” says Duncan Savage, Managing Director for UK & Ireland, Q-SYS. “We believe in fostering strong partnerships and providing our customers with the tools and resources…

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  • 22 June, 2023

    Corporate

    Tom Spearman Joins Q-SYS as Vice President, Business Development

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (June 22, 2023) – [De, Es, Fr] – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, is pleased to welcome Tom Spearman as Vice President, Business Development. In this new role, Spearman will be focused on building business development capabilities across targeted end customer verticals in key markets, while working with teams around the globe to ensure a seamless go-to-market strategy for end customers. Spearman has been part of the AV industry for several decades, most recently serving as Executive Vice President of Sales at Diversified where he steered strategic end customer sales initiatives and go-to-market strategies while driving significant revenue. Prior to that, Tom served as a Regional Sales Director at both Technical Innovation (TI) and Whitlock and was a co-founder of Avyve, a company that was acquired by AVI Systems. “Over the years Q-SYS has been…

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  • 12 June, 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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  • 22 May, 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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  • 17 May, 2023

    Products & Solutions

    Q-SYS Introduces PL Series Performance Installation Loudspeakers

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 17, 2023) – [De, Fr, Es] – Q-SYS announces the PL Series, a portfolio of performance installation loudspeakers designed to enhance any Q-SYS system in a broad range of entertainment applications, including auditoriums, houses of worship, theaters, small sports venues and more. Q-SYS PL Series includes a wide range of form factors (line array, point source, and subwoofer), allowing integrators to ensure an optimal audio experience for each unique space. When paired with the power of the Q-SYS Platform, including Q-SYS processing and network amplifiers, PL Series lets integrators take advantage of simplified setup and custom voicings (Intrinsic Correction™), advanced telemetry, monitoring, and customizable end-user control. For applications requiring higher performance audio, PL Series feature a weatherized enclosure (IP54 rating) in a range of…

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  • 1 May, 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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