AV, Presentation & Display
New System Enables Cloud Control of AV Assets
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Technologies has introduced HIVE
Cloud Control, a new suite for managing AV assets,
including legacy hardware and IP-enabled and wireless devices. Under
one subscription a school or college can control any number of rooms
and AV devices.
provides users with 24/7 control for configuring, managing and
servicing AV clients located anywhere. The program uses a node-based
design that doesn't require the need to maintain a centralized server
or the purchase of gateway devices. Using HIVE Control, teachers or
instructors can automatically record classroom feeds that are
streamed to students in the cloud, to create a library of class
The system includes
HIVE Touch, a 10.1-inch touch panel interface for controlling AV in a
room. Once the software is configured, the user can turn on HIVE
Touch and start teaching. HIVE Node is an IP controller for handling
jobs in HIVE Cloud, available in Ethernet and Wi-Fi versions.
advanced design and features make the system truly unique in the AV
industry," said CEO Jason Schwartz, in a press release. "We
are the first to bring REST API to the pro AV industry, and feel
proud to offer a world-class solution that sets a new standard in AV
control and integration."
The company said it
expected to begin shipping the suite of HIVE Control products in
early the second quarter of 2021.
Dian Schaffhauser is a former senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning.