Issue 27

Apprimo Touch 8i & Impera Range Launched

Biamp control panels & announced at ISE 2023.


17 February 2023

A range of Biamp control solutions were announced at this year’s ISE 2023 show, including an 8-inch touchscreen panel and a family of push-button control pads that provide user-friendly interfaces.

Apprimo Touch 8i Control Panel
The Apprimo Touch 8i is an 8-inch touchscreen control panel capable of controlling up to 20 IP-based devices, enabling fully customisable solutions that perfectly match customer requirements. The user interface is easily configurable with Project Designer software, which includes a selection of themes and customisable templates.

Key Features:

  • 8-inch capacitive touch LCD interface
  • Scratch-resistant glass
  • Integrated controller
  • Customisable user interface to fit customers’ control requirements & corporate identity
  • Fits standard single gang US, EU, & DK back boxes
  • Screen turns on automatically as someone approaches
  • Display brightness can adjust automatically to the ambient light level
  • Tabletop mount included
  • PoE powered (IEEE 802.3at Class 3, 15W) for simple, single CAT5e/CAT6 cable installation

Impera Control Pads
Impera Echo, Impera Echo Plus and Impera Uniform enable intuitive room control across a wide range of environments. The push-button simplicity of Impera control pads provide user-friendly interfaces for controlling technology in meeting rooms and learning spaces. Configured using the Project Designer drag-and- drop software, Impera control pads are easy to install, easy to operate and integrate into new and existing AV installations.

Key Features:

  • Include on-board controllers; no external processor required
  • Software-configurable via Project Designer software
  • 4- & 8-button models available in EU, DK, & US form factors
  • Control devices via LAN, RS-232, IR, or GPIO
  • Support email notifications for lamp/filter hours & warning

Impera Tango
The Impera Tango controller for Biamp touch panels provides an easy and versatile AV control system for medium and large conference rooms. The Impera Tango is equipped with three bi-directional RS-232 interfaces for sending commands to AV devices with feedback functionality. It is additionally equipped with two uni-directional RS-232 interfaces for serial or infrared communication, and 8 GPIO for control of relays, switches, and sensors.

Key Features:

  • Software-configurable via Project Designer software
  • 3x bi-directional RS-232 ports or 6 IR ports
  • 2x uni-directional RS-232 ports or 4 IR ports
  • 4x built-in assignable relays
  • 8x GPIO for control of relays, switches, and sensors
  • PoE powered (IEEE 802.3at Class 3, 15W)

Impera Connect-X MP6
Easily extend the versatile control of Impera controllers or the Apprimo Touch 8i control panel with the addition of more AV interfaces. This small device adds one bi- directional RS-232 port for sending commands to an AV device with feedback functionality, and two uni- directional RS-232 ports. It also includes three GPIO ports. These additional ports are easily configured from with the Project Designer software.

Key Features:

  • Easily extend the control capabilities of the Apprimo Touch 8i
  • Can also be used with other Biamp Impera controllers to easily add more ports
  • Control devices via RS-232, IR, or GPIO
  • Software-configurable via Project Designer software

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31 Jan – 3 Feb 2023

ISE 2023

Integrated Systems Europe is the world’s leading AV and systems integration exhibition. ISE 2023 showcases the world’s leading technology innovators and solutions providers, and includes four days of inspiring conferences, events and experiences.

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