Barix AG News

Barix unveils Exstreamer M400 IP Audio Decoder, powered by IPAM 400 audio module

Barix has unveiled the Exstreamer M400 IP Audio Decoder, the first model in a new generation of the company’s renowned Exstreamer IP audio decoder family. The new hardware continues the Exstreamer series traditions as robust and reliable, but also cost-effective devices. It offers end users and systems integrators, a modern, extensible, and easy-to-deploy decoder platform, supporting the latest technology standards. Exstreamer M400 IP Audio Decoder Our earlier Exstreamer products helped...

Barix announces Q2 webinar schedule for audio-over-IP insights and innovations

Barix has announced the schedule for its newest series of webinars, which are designed to inform and inspire systems integrators, installers, service providers and AV managers with in-depth, technical insights about key trends in audio over IP. Two of the sessions will focus on key considerations and opportunities in upgrading analog speakers and audio installations to IP, while the remaining webinars explore the use of streaming audio over IP for background music systems in retail environments...

Barix celebrates 20 years of audio over IP innovation

IP audio and control pioneer Barix this month celebrates its 20th anniversary. Over two decades, the Swiss company has grown from a control and automation upstart into a globally recognised Audio over IP innovator primarily serving the professional AV, broadcast and security industries, while supporting a variety of vertical markets within each. Barix has shipped nearly one million devices to serve control, streaming and transport applications for end-users, OEM vendors, service providers and sy...

Barix announces IP Former for transforming analogue loudspeakers to networked IP speakers

Barix is now shipping its cost-efficient IP Former for transforming analogue loudspeakers into feature-rich, networked IP speakers. Enabling easy upgrades of existing audio deployments to support advanced IP functionality, the new module lets systems integrators and installers offer customers a digital audio environment without jettisoning their current speakers. Replacing the 70/100V transformer traditionally used with analogue loudspeakers, IP Former adds IP networking capabilities to new or...

Barix launches Annuncicom PS Touch IP paging, intercom talk station and VoIP application with PoE support

IP audio innovator Barix has unveiled Annuncicom PS Touch, the company’s newest universal desktop master station for IP intercom, paging, and VoIP applications. The successor to the venerable Annuncicom PS16, the Annuncicom PS Touch is ideal for use in new IP-based communications systems or as a drop-in replacement for the PS16 in existing installations of Barix’s popular Simple Paging and IC Paging solutions. The Annuncicom PS Touch builds on the proven functionality of the PS16 wi...

Barix Introduces RackBox IP Paging and Intercom station for critical communications

IP audio and control innovator Barix is bringing its IP paging and intercom expertise to large broadcast and emergency response networks with RackBox, a universal cloud-based, any-to-all platform for widespread delivery of critical messages. Initially custom-developed for a large national US TV broadcaster, Barix has now productized RackBox to serve a broader set of paging and intercom needs inside and outside the broadcast industry. In addition to TV and radio networks, RackBox is ideal for p...

Barix slated to showcase IP Audio Visual solutions and host meetings with end users in ‘Virtual InfoComm’ webinar

Following on the success of its entertaining and informative ‘Virtual NAB Booth’, audio over IP solutions innovator, Barix will present its latest products for the professional Audio Visual (AV) market and host individual meetings with end users and systems integrators during its ‘Virtual InfoComm’ webinar event, slated to be held on June 22 and 24, 2020. ‘Virtual InfoComm’ webinar “While we will miss not being able to meet with AV professionals, integ...

IP audio and control innovator Barix opens Innovation Centre in Aveiro, Portugal

IP audio and control innovator Barix announces the opening of a new research and development centre for next-generation, intelligent audio technologies. Based in Aveiro, Portugal, the Barix Innovation Centre focuses on “what’s next” for the company, including audio analytics, anomaly detection, predictive maintenance, and environmental sound monitoring. Barix Founder and CTO Johannes Rietschel identified Aveiro as the ideal location given its proximity to the University of Ave...

Barix to highlight IP audio and control innovations plus third-party integrations at ISC West 2020

IP audio and control interface innovator Barix is heading to the ISC West 2020 security industry trade show with a wide range of powerful yet cost-efficient new hardware innovations and third-party integrations. The company will exhibit in booth 19140 at the event, taking place from March 17 to 20 at the Sands Expo and Conference Center in Las Vegas. SIP Audio Endpoint hardware A centerpiece of Barix’s new product demonstrations will be the North American debut of the SIP Audio Endpoint...

Barix launches Paging Cloud SaaS solution to bring paging to smartphones

Audio over IP pioneer Barix is highly regarded for the reliability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of its IP-based paging and intercom solutions. Building on this rich history, the company announced Paging Cloud, an innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that brings paging into the smartphone-enabled mobile era. Integrating easily with almost all existing paging and public address systems, Paging Cloud records paging messages and sends them directly to registered smartphones, enab...

Barix AG appoints Reto Brader as CEO to expand IoT solutions and products portfolio

Audio over IP pioneer Barix announced that the company has promoted Reto Brader to CEO, following a highly successful tenure as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. The change in company leadership correlates with the availability of new products that Barix introduced in 2018, including its award-winning RetailPlayer platform for background music distribution. Barix appoints Reto as new CEO The remaining Barix management team, which has worked together effectively for the past several years,...

Barix to showcase IP audio and control security integration solutions at ISC West 2018

Barix returns to ISC West in Las Vegas with an array of new IP audio and control innovations to help security integrators and end users accelerate the transition to network-based security and surveillance operations, affordably and with minimal labor. At Booth 15141, Barix will demonstrate new advances in SIP-based communications and Linux-based control and monitoring, as a new openly programmable module to allow OEMs and integrators to build their own audio over IP devices. IP paging and inte...