1 March 2021

Hall Technologies Scoop Tech & Learning Awards

Hall Technologies have picked up two awards from Tech & Learning for its soon to be released, HIVE Control and EMCEE200. HIVE Control was awarded both the ‘Best Remote/Blended Learning Tools for Primary Grades’ and ‘Best Remote/Blended Learning Tools for Secondary Grades’ titles, whilst the EMCEE200 was solely awarded latter. Tech & Learning’s judges deemed these products as standouts for helping students, parents, and teachers succeed in these new learning environments.

“Despite the many challenges schools have had to face this past year, technology continues to be one of the key drivers for innovation,” says Tech & Learning Group Publisher, Christine Weiser. “The winning products recognised here have supported continuous instruction throughout the pandemic, and we expect this momentum to continue into next year and beyond.”

HIVE Control

The next chapter in AV control, HIVE is the industry’s first cloud-based AV control platform engineered from the cloud down. HIVE’s system leverages the best in modern IoT, legacy control, and automation systems to deliver a superior end-to-end AV solution.

HIVE gives the user the ability to innovate freely, with no upfront fees and per room licenses, ready to use control templates, centralised control and monitoring and control 3rd party AV and automation devices.

The system is comprised of 3 components; and all-in-one touch panel, HIVE Touch, an IP controller, HIVE Node, and an IoT-based control platform, HIVE Cloud Control.


EMCEE200 is a seamless multi-view presentation switcher scaler, with Picture-in-Picture (PIP) and Picture-over-Picture(POP) capabilities. It can process up to four 4K@60 video sources with zero latency and gives *CONFIDENCE* and *PRESENT* HDMI outputs in different window layouts.

With a built-in dual MIC mixer and a wide range of Audio Embedding and De-Embedding options, EMCEE is perfect for any type of presentation. EMCEE not only records the presentation to an external storage device, but also provides USB 3.0 4K capture to stream live without the need for additional hardware.