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February 24, 2022

【ProAV Lab】introNDI#04 - NDI 5 in ProAV

NDI

Until the advent of NDI 5, the format was used overwhelmingly in event and broadcast production. This is not just because of NDI's heritage in the media industry. It's also because of specific AV requirements, many of which have now been addressed in NDI Tools, version 5. Now, NDI offers AV managers an enhanced AV over IP technology.

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February 22, 2022

【ProAV Lab】introNDI#03 - Lumens' Guide to NDI|HX3

NDI

NDI|HX 3 is a brand-new version of NDI protocol released by NDI part of Vizrt Group. NDI is a video-over-IP protocol that shares video streams on existing IP networks.

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February 16, 2022

【ProAV Lab】Will Power over Ethernet Save the Planet? An AV Guide to PoE

PoE

Power over Ethernet is a widely adopted technology, popular for doing away with the need for multiple power adapters and plug sockets. PoE simply transmits up-to 15.4W of DC power on each network port.

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January 14, 2022

【ProAV Lab】introNDI#02 - Beyond the Network: NDI over the Internet and WAN

NDI Camera PTZ Camera

Producing, sharing, and streaming video over wide area networks and the Internet. Why would organizations and production companies want to connect cameras in one location to a switcher in another? Remote production (REMI or Remote Integration Model) has many advantages. 

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January 12, 2022

【ProAV Lab】3minAV#02 - What is NDI?

NDI

In our second Lumens 3-Min AV University video, we look at the NDI technology, a popular high-efficiency protocol that transmits video at low bandwidth across Ethernet networks.

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December 22, 2021

【ProAV Lab】Towards a Covid-Safe Classroom

Document Camera K-12 Education

After two years of global pandemic, schools and colleges are learning to live with Covid-19. While schools around the world closed completely or opened only for the children of key workers, most classrooms are now back, with teachers and students adapting to policies that range from masks to daily swab testing.

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December 15, 2021

【ProAV Lab】Getting Back to the Workplace (slowly). Why Meeting Equity is Now More Important than Ever

Hybrid Meeting Corporate Conferencing Camera

As the world opens up and teams adjust to new ways of working, it is clear that AV is going to have a bigger role than ever. Before the pandemic, meetings were generally held in person. The more important the meeting, the more likely that guests would travel to the meeting place to attend in the flesh.  

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December 13, 2021

【ProAV Lab】introNDI#01 - Lumens' Guide to NDI

PTZ Camera NDI

NDI uses standard IT networking technology (including already installed routers, switchers, and Cat5/6 Ethernet cabling) to transport HD and 4K video signals. This holds out the promise of low-cost infrastructures, cost-effective cabling, and plug and play rollout of new hardware whenever required.

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November 05, 2021

【ProAV Lab】What's the Difference between A Consumer and A Professional Webcam? Top 10 Things to Consider.

Conferencing Camera Corporate Video Conference

Online stores and high street retailers are full of webcams. Some are developed by household names, other are from lesser-known manufacturers, but they all make similar claims for their video quality, ease of use and wide compatibility with video conferencing software.

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Lumens AV Unversity What is Live Streaming?

November 02, 2021

【ProAV Lab】3minAV#01 - What is Live Streaming?

Live Streaming Media Processor PTZ Camera

With the rapid growth of streaming media, consumers, businesses, worshippers and educators are watching video, TV and events live. With live streaming, viewers can watch an event live on their smartphones, tablets, smart televisions and computers, rather than having to download it after the event has finished

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