24 Jun 2017

Q-SYS and AV-over-IT

Accelerating the AV-over-IT revolution QSC has launched an AV-to-USB bridging solution for use with soft codec applications. Long story short, if your computer has a USB port, Q-SYS can serve it audio and video for software-based conferencing.

Evolving from an ‘audio DSP’ to an ‘AVC, Audio Video Control, solution’ QSC has expanded the Q-SYS platform with PTZ-IP Cameras and an AV-to-USB bridging peripheral. The QSC I/O USB Bridge leverages driverless USB 2.0 for webcam video emulation and AEC speakerphone audio. No additional software or drivers are required to make the solution work with soft codec applications such as Skype for Business™, ClickMeeting™, Adobe Connect™, GotoMeeting™, WebEx™, and others.

The I/O USB Bridge and two models of PTZ IP cameras with 12x or 20x optical zoom, integrate with a Q-SYS Core to professional quality audio and video feeds.

With these additional products Q-SYS now leverages network technology for audio/video transport and switching and uses USB as the final connection to your PC. An audio/video stream can be distributed over USB to multiple computers (installed PCs and BYOD devices) simultaneously.

QSC’s Q-LAN network technology allows as many cameras and bridging peripherals as required to be added to the system. End users can preview, switch and control video streams using QSC touch screen controllers, PCs and iOS devices. In addition designers create the user control interface using the same simple drag’n’drop software used to design the system!

QSC I/O USB Bridge will retail for $3,499 and the PTZ-IP 12×72 and PTZ-IP 20×60 cameras for $7,999 and $9,999 respectively. QSC is distributed in Australia by Technical Audio Group, 43-53 Bridge Road, STANMORE NSW 2048. Phone (02) 9519 0900. Email:


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