Collaboration 2018 AV Seminars

Inland AV is bringing major AV manufacturers' experts to collaborate directly with you on developing your organizations ability to work and communicate. Come for the seminars, explore displays, enjoy lunch and enter to win a prize.

Collaboration 2018 Video Overview


Review the Seminar and Trade Display information below and register for the educational sessions that interest you. If you are planning to attend the Trade Display Demonstrations but not the Seminars, please register your name, company, phone and email so we can ensure we have lunch ready for you.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
8:30am - 4:00pm

Centennial Hall A & B
TCU Place
35-22nd Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0C8

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Please note that there are two simultaneous seminars at 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm and 2 pm.

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Streaming Technologies 101 Sold Out!
9:00 am, Dan Zimmer, DataVisual

Digital Signage Best Practices
10:00 am, Jordan Rosenthal, Navori

Epson: New Directions In Laser Projection
10:00 am, Chris Germain, Epson Canada

AV Over IP
11:00 am, Omar Prashad, Atlona

Planning and Designing AV for Huddle Room Spaces
11:00 am, Glenn Corthey, AMX Canada

Video Security Analysis
1:00 pm, Mark Kulas, Bosch

Collaboration in 4K Resolution and Beyond
1:00 pm, Joe Ng, Sharp Electronics

Mass Notification Systems for Schools, Government Installations and Public Spaces
2:00 pm, Derek Collier, Mitek Canada

Designing for Network AV
2:00 pm, Jonathan Garcia, Crestron

SMARTer Meetings – Better Results
3:00 pm, Henning Moe



Seminar Overview:

Streaming Technologies 101 - 9:00 am, Dan Zimmer, DataVisual

How to get your content across a LAN or WAN to the rest of the world. We’ll look briefly at AV over IP streaming technology – what it is and why we want to be delivering our content this way. In particular we’ll examine appliances from Epiphan & WolfVision that either add streaming capabilities to an existing AV system, or offer AV streaming as part of a larger set of collaboration features.

Digital Signage Best Practices - 10:00 am, Jordan Rosenthal, Navori

Program management — centralize for peace of mind. Once a program has been designed, consider how that program will be managed within an organization.

Epson: New Directions in Laser Projection - 10:00 am, Chris Germain, Epson Canada

Chris Germain will provide insight into Epson's latest laser technology. He will discuss the PowerLite L-Series Laser Projectors award-winning compact laser projectors deliver incredible value for Education, Corporate and Houses of Worship. Chris will also discuss the LightScene™ Accent Lighting Laser Projectors that captivate your audience by simultaneously illuminating and projecting on virtually any surface or material, unleashing dynamic, experiential content for digital art, commercial signage and décor applications.

Planning and Designing AV for Huddle Room Spaces - 11:00 am, Glenn Corthey, AMX

Attend this session to learn about:

  • Increasing collaboration in decreasing spaces
  • Why single user devices fail for collaboration
  • Meeting spaces designed for inspiration
  • Audio, video and conferencing considerations

AV Over IP - 11:00 am, Omar Prashad, Atlona

What exactly is AV over IP and why all the hype? What are the critical considerations in developing a AV over IP strategy? Compressed or uncompressed signal? What is the intersection of latency, bandwidth and image quality? What potential network and security issues? Register for this session and learn the answers to these and more!

Video Security Analysis - 1:00, Mark Kulas, PAG

Learn how smart video cameras can now initiate action and make for a safer and more enjoyable environment. Example: An airport no parking area only plays a "no parking in the yellow area" message when the video camera detects a car parked in the prohibited area instead of playing the same message every 30 seconds.

Collaboration in 4K Resolution and Beyond - 1:00 pm, Joe Ng, Sharp Electronics

Learn the benefits of using a 4K resolution interactive display and what new technology is coming soon , including the Sharp 8K ecosystem!

Designing For Network AV - 2 :00 pm, Jonathan Garcia, Crestron

From control to content, design for systems that live on the network.  Crestron will discuss requirements for a robust network architecture that can support DANTE Audio, DigitalMedia™ NVX Video, and Control, while meeting stringent security expectations.

Mass Notification Systems for Schools, Government Installations and Public Spaces - 2:00 pm, Derek Collier, Mitek Canada

Are you ready for the CAN-ULCS576 Mass Notification laws? This seminar will focus on this new law and systems and solutions that meet these requirements, in education, government institutions and any public space.

SMARTer Meetings – Better Results - 3:00 pm, Henning Moe, SMART Technologies

How can we turn meetings from gatherings were work is discussed to gatherings where work is actually accomplished? Join us as we explore the future of meetings by integrating the benefits of interactive displays , in-room, device sharing and remote collaboration.



Highlights of the participating companies and representatives:

DataVisual logo DataVisual will be showing the latest in technologies for Unified Communication & Collaboration, Digital Signage, Video production & streaming, Conferencing, Collaborative Learning & more. Represented manufacturers will include Barco, Vaddio, Yamaha, Epiphan, Evoko, Tightrope Systems/Carousel, BrightSign, WolfVision & Listen.

Epiphan Pearl-2™ is the easiest way to do 4K live streaming, switching and recording. Record, stream, and switch up to 3* HD inputs simultaneously and take your video production to the next level with Epiphan Pearl Mini™. Live streaming shouldn’t be complicated! Epiphan Webcaster X2™ is a dedicated encoder designed from the ground-up for live streaming to YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch, making streaming a breeze.

Pearl 2 Overview


Webcaster X2


Cynap is a powerful all-in-one wireless collaboration and presentation system, offering media player, web conferencing, recording, streaming, BYOD screen sharing, and annotation functionality. It is an ideal centrepiece for new and adapted classrooms and meeting spaces.



AMX Canada logo Learn the Truth About Networked AV-AMX SVCI products lead the market by providing the most experienced, scalable, secure and manageable networked video distribution system in the industry.  Distribute video up to 4K60 4:4:4 over a standard gigabit network with imperceptible latency, and have video where you need it without compromise.  In addition, the AMX Acendo Core delivers flawless meeting experience, with one-click Skype for Business meeting launch, document sharing, web browsing, room scheduling and more.


Chief logoShowing new sit to stand desktop solution from Chief.

Fast Fold NXT from Da-Lite.


Middle Atlantic logoLegrand AV infrastructure solutions from: Middle Atlantic Products, C2G and Wiremold.

TOA logoTOA’s HX-7 Line Array Speaker System permits both constant directivity control over a wide frequency range and changes in directivity. When in need of a compact, indoor-use subwoofer look no farther than the FB-150 for the dynamic low frequency sound you need. The M-864D digital stereo mixer comes with Digital Signal Processing (DSP) such as Automatic Resonance Control (ARC). TOA’s DP-SP3 is a dedicated speaker processor maximizing the performance of each speaker. The SO-MIX-T-24V remote mixer is an all in one solution with the capabilities of various adjustments in one place. Enhance classroom learning with the IR-800 voice lift system. Check out TOA’s video on the AM-1SET Real-time Steering Array Microphone System.

A standalone signage solution with the flexibility and expandability to support various applications and usage styles. Thanks to its built-in SoC (System on a Chip) controller, the 50" Class (49.5" diagonal) PN-B501 and 40" Class (39.5" diagonal) PN-B401 monitors deliver out-of-the-box digital signage solutions even without external devices such as PCs. What’s more, the PN-B501/B401 monitors come standard with original software for simple content distribution.

sennheiser logoSennheiser is proud to showcase Speechline Digital Wireless solutions and the SL Ceiling Mic for corporate applications as well as the acclaimed Digital 6000 Series Wireless Microphone Solution. For more than 70 years Sennheiser has been engineering microphone and headphone products combining cutting edge technology with style and elegance.

SL Ceiling Microphone Video


LIGHTVU LED Displays is one of only a few direct view LED display manufacturers that actually builds products in North America, Sherwood Park, AB to be exact.  Our team can design and build your vision.  LIGHTVU exists to create impactful experiences; to bring a vision to life through the use of LED technology. More than that, LightVU delivers value. We use our knowledge and talent to build a dream.

We ensure that our products work in the hands of our clients, that they hold the power to bring them to life. We equip them for long-term success. We represent quality over quantity and the right solution for a custom LED experience.  We build everything from indoor to outdoor LED Video walls, custom shapes, sizes, designs and much more.  We have the right LED video wall product for your needs.

Our impact is felt the moment a client’s face lights up when they see their vision as reality. In all that we do, we strive to leave a positive impact.

Visit our booth to see the Rhea LED Wall. is your first step to see what we can bring to your vision.

As the #1-selling projector manufacturer worldwide, Epson's projectors and displays have outstanding image quality that enhance communication, inspire collaboration, and offer a low total cost of ownership with excellent reliability and service.

Canadian manufacturers' representative for Batko indoor and outdoor monitor enclosures & kiosks, CyberTouch monitors & videowalls and ProDisplay window films and touch foils.

Navori digital signage logo With over 20 years of experience, Navori Labs is committed to providing the most reliable and user-friendly software application available in the Digital Signage industry. We have experience in numerous verticals. Our clients include: Cargill, Honeywell, KPMG, Citibank, Daimler, Jaguar, Bank of Montreal, Swatch Group and many others. To learn more about how our Digital Signage Solution can help your business better communicate, please contact us at or at 514-395-8999.


Staub Electronics is a progressive and innovative technology distributor with a simple plan. We fill our team with passionate AV professionals, we invest heavily in world-class technology, we only partner with leading or emerging brands – and we do it all with the goal of being your number one supplier.  Our portfolio includes:

BookIT is a division of BTX Technologies, a 51- year old technology company dedicated to the AV and IT marketplace. The BookIT division was founded in 2015 to bring simplicity and elegance to room scheduling technology.

Purpose AV high quality cables, mounts and speakers can be an essential part of every project, but you don’t need to spend a fortune to get great quality, reliability and premium features. We’ve partnered with leading manufacturers to bring you the latest specifications, certified to the highest standards, at everyday low prices.

Phoenix Audio Technologies is an innovator of audio communication solutions for Voice Over IP (VoIP), Web Conferencing, Distance Learning, and Video Conferencing applications. Featured products are the Condor Microphone Array and the Stingray Distributed Array Mixer.

Mersive provides the leading wireless content sharing and collaboration solution that makes meeting rooms, workspaces, and classrooms more engaging and productive.

Avenview is continuously designing and developing quality innovative products to bring to the Pro AV market. Their product line currently includes solutions for video walls, multi-viewing, matrix switching applications, signal extension, distribution, conversion, scaling and control.

ZeeeVee is a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology for ProAV and IT markets. The ZeeVee team has transformed the digital video industry with its award-winning, HD to Ultra-HD/4K solutions delivering innovative, cost-effective, and easy to install distribution platforms.

As a leading manufacturer of video distribution and control solutions, Atlona provides incredible value with our industry leading 10-year warranty.  With unique solutions that are designed and engineered in California we help solve audio visual connectivity and distribution issues throughout your organization.  Look at our SW-510W a robust meeting room solution providing connectivity for HDMI, USB-C, DisplayPort, along with having a built-in wireless gateway for BYOD support that doesn’t require an app or download!  Or our HDVS-300, an award winning soft-codec conferencing and USB asset sharing solution that provides a solution that is soft-codec agnostic and will support any platform and any user.  OmniStream is an innovative AV over IP solution delivering full HDR resolution on 1Gbps infrastructure with the lowest latency in the category at sub-8 milliseconds.

ClearOne logo See live demonstrations of ClearOne's latest products including the new Converge Huddle, Ceiling Microphone Arrays Dante & Analog-X, the new Collaborate Space, Converege PA Amps and more!

Roland logoOn hand we will have a selection of our powerful multi-channel mixing switchers for live event production and streaming as well as the XS series Multi-Format Matrix Switchers designed for fixed installations.  Come visit our booth to see the latest technology from Roland Pro AV today.

Roland V-60HD HD Video Switcher



Thorvin Electronics has been distributing quality audio electronic products and Digital Signage systems to Canadian communications dealers since 1974. This year will be demonstrating three different Video Wall methods and video distribution solutions. We will have these three lines on display:

Muxlab AV over IP and Signal distribution and switching products.

Brightsign Digital Signage. The leader in Digital Signage Media players.

Datapath offers innovative videowall controllers and capture cards.

Datapath: Fx4 - Next generation video wall controller



A division of JAM Industries, Erikson Audio has been distributing audio and music equipment in Canada for over 25 years. Through our dedicated sales rep force located across Canada, Erikson Audio provides the quality representation demanded by the world-class manufacturers that we represent. 

Hitachi Hitachi will feature two new solid state projectors: LP-TW4001 and the LP-EU5002.

We will have the TapShare TS20 wireless presentation system and the VC-B10U, USB 3.0, ePTZ, 3X Sensor Zoom products on display.

AtlasIED is the combination of two widely recognized leaders in the commercials audio world, Atlas Sound and Innovative Electronic Designs (IED).  Both companies have been collaborating for decades and have grown to be two of the most successful commercial audio manufacturers. Atlas Sound has become the largest commercial audio provider spanning small businesses to the largest enterprises while innovative Electronic Designs (IED) has been know as the leader in mass notification systems in airports, schools, corporations, and government institutions.  For 80+ years, both companies have been installed in more than one million businesses.  AtlasIED will be showcasing our latest Innovation for Mass Notification systems, Sound Masking and the industry first (SHS) Strategically Hidden Speakers coming in Q4, 3018.


Bose Professional will be demonstrating the EdgeMax 180 with a PowerShare PS602P amp, the Panaray MSA12X, and the S1 Pro.- and will also show the new ControlSpace EX Conferencing system and EdgeMax 90.

Born on the Canadian Prairies in 1992, SMART Technologies is the global leader in interactive learning solutions for meeting, training and classrooms in Education, Government and Corporate environments. Check out our booth to learn more about the new SMART Board MX-series Interactive Display, SMART Learning Suite Online and the new SMART TeamWorks™ collaboration suite. Whether you are designing the collaboration room of the future or trying to use technology to unlock the potential of your students - we have the solution for you.


Polycom Trio is the smartphone for your modern conference room needs. Marrying our legendary HD voice quality with powerful video and content performance, Polycom Trio is scalable for all your meeting spaces.

Rane Commercial- Since 1981 musicians, DJs, contractors and integrators have chosen Rane products as an established innovator in problem-solving pro audio tools, affordably priced with unequalled reliability and customer service. Rane’s primary marketplaces are DJ (performance, club, mobile & recording) and Commercial (installed sound, paging, BGM, room-combining and associated systems) featuring innovative analog and digital audio products for each category.

Denon Professional- Making Extraordinary AV Solutions Perfectly Clear

Denon Professional leads the way in professional AV solutions for commercial integration, custom install, and pro audio needs. With a history of firsts, including digital audio recorders, solid state media players and networked streaming media players, Denon Professional fuses unheralded quality and experience with dynamic, intuitive technology. Now a part of inMusic, with a re-energized team and a cutting-edge product roadmap, Denon Professional is poised to blaze ahead in the audio, video, media, and control markets.

Denon DN-300Z Media Player


Marantz Professional is a leading manufacturer of no-compromise AV recording and playback solutions. Check out the PMD-706 6-channel DSLR mixer video from the Marantz YouTube channel below.

Marantz PMD-706 Overview



LG will be showcasing the OLED wallpaper display (55EJ5D) which is extremely light and only 3.65mm thick. OLED provides self-lighting pixels which switch off completely to reproduce a true black. Absolute black offers infinite contracts with any colour. It can also be used as a video wall by attaching it with a magnetic mat. You have to see it to believe it.


Kramer logo