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QSC now boasts a solid and growing portfolio of networked AV devices that have achieved Microsoft Teams certification

It is with great enthusiasm that we at SFM announce that QSC now boasts a solid and growing portfolio of networked AV devices that have achieved Microsoft Teams certification. QSC’s meeting room solutions help extend the Microsoft Teams experience beyond the norm and into divisible spaces, training rooms, executive boardrooms, and centralized all-hands spaces—providing flexible and high-quality AV transport. “QSC’s Microsoft Teams certification opens up the door for Q-SYS installations in even the most stringent and security-minded enterprise environments,” says Marc St-Jacques, SFM TAG Application Specialist. “Knowing how often other brands achieve certification for only a [...]

2020-09-30T14:29:40-05:00September 30, 2020|

Shure Announces Microflex™ MXN5-C Networked Loudspeaker Is Now Certified for Microsoft Teams

Now Shure Offers an End-to-End Audio Ecosystem Certified for Microsoft Teams Shure is announcing that its new MicroflexTM MXN5-C Networked Loudspeaker is now certified for Microsoft Teams. The MXN5-C joins a select portfolio of Shure networked systems products – the Microflex® AdvanceTM MXA910 Ceiling Array, MXA310 Table Array Microphones, and the IntelliMix® P300 Audio Conferencing Processor – that are now certified for Microsoft Teams, providing a complete audio signal chain. Introduced at InfoComm Connected in June, the networked loudspeaker from Shure provides high-quality speech reproduction for AV conferencing applications. PoE-enabled with an onboard amplifier housed in [...]

2020-10-28T08:47:39-05:00September 15, 2020|

My Style, My Cue: Introducing the HDJ-CUE1 headphones from Pioneer DJ

Styled DJ headphones with DNA from our pro line that let you add an extra-personalized touch Your style and music taste is unique, so why should your headphones be anything near ordinary? Pioneer DJ, the industry leader in DJ technology and software innovation invites aspiring artists to embark on their DJ journey with its new, customizable HDJ-CUE1 DJ headphones. Available in two different models, wired and wireless Bluetooth, these durable, pro-style headphones combine quality audio performance, comfort, and personalization to ultimately deliver the perfect pair of DJ headphones. The HDJ-CUE1 headphones are optimal for beginner DJs [...]

2020-08-24T11:37:40-05:00August 20, 2020|

SFM Appointed Exclusive Distributor of AVPro Global Holdings

SFM is pleased to announce an agreement with Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based AVPro Global Holdings to become their exclusive distributor for Canada. AVPro Global Holdings’ family of brands are on a mission to make life easier on integrators and users of home and industrial technology systems by providing best in class video & HDMI connectivity and distributed video testing solutions. AVPro Global Holdings includes: AVPro Edge — Professional audio video distribution & connectivity equipment Bullet Train — HDMI cables built for 4K and high bandwidths ConferX — End-to-end solutions for conference rooms, classrooms and huddle spaces Murideo [...]

2020-06-15T13:46:44-05:00June 15, 2020|

SFM Congratulates Gregory Rushton, CTS-D on receiving AVIXA’s Young AV Professionals Award.

Montreal, Quebec, May 27, 2020 ─ SFM Congratulates Gregory Rushton, CTS-D on receiving AVIXA's Young AV Professionals Award. On May 19, 2020, AVIXA revealed the recipients of the 2020 AVIXA Awards which recognize outstanding AV professionals for their contributions to the industry. Gregory Rushton, CTS-D, Vice President, Mulvey & Banani Audio Visual Inc. represents Canada among the twelve honorees who will be recognized in a virtual ceremony during InfoComm 2020 Connected on Wed., June 17 at 5 p.m. EDT. Rushton graduated with honours from the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (OIART). He joined Mulvey & Banani [...]

2020-05-27T08:40:39-05:00May 27, 2020|

SFM Announced as Exclusive Canadian Distributor for Two notes Audio Engineering

Regarded as pioneers in the Digital Load Box and Cab Sim / Impulse Response technology space, French company Two notes Audio Engineering is delighted to name Montreal’s SFM as its new, exclusive distributor for Canada. Founded in 2008, Two notes offer guitarists, bass players and sound engineers a suite of studio-grade hardware and software products, all designed for tone hounds. At NAMM 2020, the company released the latest addition to its acclaimed Torpedo range, Captor X. This game-changing tool functions as a compact reactive load box, tube amp attenuator, miked cab simulator, IR loader and stereo expander [...]

2020-04-14T12:54:12-05:00April 14, 2020|

Shure Launches New AONIC Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones and True Wireless Earphones with Adam Levine

Shure and Adam Levine joined forces to officially launch AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones and AONIC 215 True Wireless Sound Isolating™ Earphones. Shure, a leading global audio electronics company with a 95-year history of shaping the industry, has been working with Adam Levine and Maroon 5 for more than a decade – using Shure microphones, in-ear monitoring, and digital wireless systems during live performances and in the studio. This next evolution of the collaboration extends to consumer listening, providing the same high-quality Shure audio for consumers that so many artists like Levine rely on to record [...]

2020-04-08T11:11:37-05:00April 8, 2020|

Now Available in Canada: ADJ’s Powerful and Versatile New LED Strobe / Blinder / Wash Fixture

SFM is pleased to announce that the Jolt 300 multi-functional LED-powered strobe ADJ fixture is now available in Canada. Featuring a distinctive arrangement that comprises a central strip of cool white LEDs which is surrounded on both sides by arrays of multi-colored RGB LEDs, the Jolt 300 provides lighting designers with a wealth of creative potential. Ideal for installation in nightclubs and concert venues, as well as for use on touring productions, festivals and one-off events, it allows both strikingly bright white strobe effects and vibrant color washes from the same compact fixture. The Jolt 300’s central white strobe [...]

2020-05-12T08:29:20-05:00March 9, 2020|

SFM requalifies in 2020 to maintain their status as a Best Managed company

Deloitte Canada has released the winners of the 50 Best Managed Companies for 2020 and SFM has once again been named for its second year in the program. Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is Canada’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in private Canadian-owned companies. SFM provides customized go-to-market solutions to global brands within the audiovisual (AV), live entertainment, and media production industries and maintains a portfolio of 70 brands, holding exclusive Canadian distribution rights for top-tier brands like QSC, Shure, and Pioneer DJ throughout its pro audio, pro visual, CI (custom installation) and MI [...]

2020-03-06T09:46:55-05:00March 5, 2020|

Hillman AV chooses QSC and Attero Tech and brings high technology to senior living at The Williston in Regina

The Williston Harbour Landing is a new and unique senior community located in Regina, Saskatchewan. Its amenities-rich design affords its residents, all aged 55 and up, with resort-style retirement living, rich in options and amenities. The overall IT and audio-visual infrastructure for The Williston was designed and installed by Hillman AV, a full-service audio-visual design and installation firm. The project required significant resources to accomplish specific goals, including the facility’s IT network, AV systems, surveillance system, and access system. The audio system required a high degree of flexibility, as the specific requirements for each [...]

2020-01-31T11:19:13-05:00January 31, 2020|
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