Kramer Releases VIA Site Management

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Kramer today released something they are calling VIA Site Management (VSM), an enterprise-wide management platform that lets VIA administrators control and configure all VIA devices in a network from a single window. VSM is part of the Kramer VIA family of Wireless Presentation & Collaboration Solutions. VSM’s web-based interface gives users at-a-glance visibility from any […]

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Listen Technologies Introduces ListenWiFi — TV Audio in the Palm of Your Hand

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Listen Technologies is now shipping its new line of ListenWiFi products. ListenWiFi allows venues such as fitness clubs and others with multi-screen deployments offer a personal listening experience by streaming audio content from multiple TV or audio sources directly to their customers’ smartphones via the Personal Listening Wi-Fi network. ListenWiFi delivers unprecedented audio quality, manageability […]

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Sharp’s Relationships@Work at DSE 2016 Includes Debut of 8K LCD Display

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At last year’s Digital Signage Expo (DSE), Sharp demonstrated how to “Engage with Sharp.” For DSE 2016, the company’s theme, “Relationships@Work,” will show how Sharp’s strategic technology alliances can help take digital signage and deployment to a whole new level. Sharp’s booth (#1223) from March 16 to 17 and we’ll show attendees how open architecture […]

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ATEN Adds 4K to CS782DP DisplayPort KVM Switch

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ATEN International today released a new addition to its KVM product line — the CS782DP 2-Port USB DisplayPort KVM Switch. The CS782DP supports resolutions up to 3840×2160 at 60Hz (4:2:0). The device allows users to access two 4K-enabled USB computers from a single USB keyboard, USB mouse and DisplayPort monitor. The CS782DP provides effortless switching […]

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Sharp Launches PN-V550 Full-HD Professional LED Display

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Sharp expands its PN-V video wall series with the launch of its 55″ Class (54.6″ diagonal) PN-V550 LED Ultra-Slim Bezel professional monitor. With a bezel-to-bezel width of just 3.5mm, the PN-V550 features Sharp’s Uniform Color Calibration Technology (UCCT), Sharp claims the industry’s first and only factory calibration process that delivers out-of-the box pixel to pixel […]

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The 2016 Almo E4 AV Tour Video

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The Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour is, by far, the industry’s premier distributor event. We’ve been covering it LIVE through this rAVe NOW microsite for 6-years and it includes free education that earns you InfoComm CTS RU credits, a cutting-edge keynote – including the 2016 events first-and-only presentation delivered totally in 4K – and […]

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Epson Debuts 25,000-Lumen 3LCD Laser-Phosphor Projector

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Epson currently sits as the number-one selling projector company in all but one category: rental/staging. But the company’s new 25,000 lumen Pro L25000 is part of a seven-model lineup of the Pro L-Series that aims to take on that vertical with a price/performance mix that Epson believes will help establish them as the number one […]

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Epson Takes Aim at Staging Market with New Laser Phosphor Projector

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Epson today announced its new Pro L-Series large venue laser projectors, including the world’s first 3LCD projector with 25,000 lumens of color brightness and 25,000 lumens of white brightness. The Pro L-Series projectors are also the first to integrate a laser-light source with an inorganic phosphor wheel in combination with inorganic LCD panels for outstanding […]

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Kramer Introduces Kramer Network — An AV Over IP System — at ISE 2016

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Kramer Electronics is introducing something called Kramer Network, an enterprise management platform for AV over IP solutions at ISE 2016. This new solution from Kramer enables the routing, management and control of standard AV and AV over IP systems and it’s being launched in the Kramer booth, F20 in Hall 1 at the ISE show […]

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Bose Pro Expands the F1 Loudspeaker Family

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Bose Professional has expanded its F1 Flexible Array Loudspeaker product line, to include a new passive full range model and a full suite of mounting brackets. Together with a powered model introduced in 2015, both Bose F1 loudspeaker models are ideal for portable and installed applications. The F1 Model 812 Loudspeaker is the first portable […]

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Kramer Launches Kramer@Work at ISE

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Kramer is introducing something called Kramer@Work at ISE 2016. Kramer@Work consists of packaged solutions from Kramer for any size meeting room from huddle spaces to large boardrooms but it’s all network-based. With Kramer@Work users connect either wired or wireless using any laptop or mobile device and it’s designed to allow for document editing as well […]

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ZeeVee Launches Next Generation Video Distribution Products at ISE 2016

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ZeeVee will launch new video distribution products at ISE 2016 in Amsterdam this month, including: ZyPer4K: Only uncompressed 4K/UHD solution available using off-the-shelf 10Gb Ethernet switches Available in Fiber and CATx versions Deliver video, audio, and control Distribute and control content from up to 99 miles away 1Gb Ethernet port at every end-point Change sources […]

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Premier Intros Large Universal Tabletop Stand for TVs up to 70″

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Premier Mounts just launched a new Large Universal Tabletop Stand for Flat Panels (PSD-TTS-L). Building on the PSD-TTS-B Universal Tabletop Stand, the new PSD-TTS-L was developed to meet the market need to easily mount larger displays between 55”-70”. The PSD-TTS-L features adjustable mounting arms that can be positioned anywhere along vertical poles to achieve the […]

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Peerless-AV Announces Unique LED Wall Mounting System

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Peerless-AV today announced that it’s CLAIMING as the industry’s first Universal Modular LED Wall Mounting System. Featuring a pop-out mechanism that can be adapted to support various brands and display sizes, Peerless-AV’s LED Wall Mounting System is a modular design enabling custom installs for specific configurations. Key features of the Universal Modular LED Wall Mounting […]

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Sharp Isn’t Dead Yet, Intros Three New Monitors

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There’s a lot of talk around the tech industry about how Sharp’s HQ is hemorrhaging money. We even wrote a story two weeks ago about the potential of them being bought by Foxconn who’s now offering $5.5 Billion for them. But, all the while, Sharp continues to crank out new models — including three this […]

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Planar Launches New PlanarView Visualization App

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Planar Systems today introduced the PlanarView Visualization App, an augmented reality tool that they say transforms the way people envision and plan their display environments. The free app for display solutions, PlanarView makes it possible to virtually design and visualize display solutions into a user’s actual environment. Utilizing augmented reality technology, this app enables customers […]

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Sharp to Debut 85″ 8K Monitor at ISE

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Sharp will be one of a few stands to debut 8K (7680×4320) displays at ISE. Technically, Sharp’s 8K officially debuted last fall but most people have never seen the 85” monitor since only shipped a handful of them. It lists around $150,000 (137,000 Euros) Part of the Super H-Vision line, the LV-85001 uses Sharp’s IGZO […]

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Panasonic Expands SOLID SHINE Series With 5,000-Lumen Laser Phosphor Projector

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Panasonic today introduced a new PT-RZ570U 1-Chip DLP Laser Phosphor projector as part of its new SOLID SHINE series aimed at education. Utilizing the latest WUXGA DLP resolution chip (1920×1200), the PT-RZ570U’s is specified at 5,000 lumens and a 20,000:1 contrast ratio. Features include Dynamic Mode (designed to increase image brightness) and Standard Mode/Graphic Mode […]

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ClearOne Intros UNITE 200 PTZ Camera for USB, HDMI, and IP Streaming

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ClearOne has launched the ClearOne UNITE 200 PTZ Camera, a professional-grade, HD video camera complete with USB (3.0 or 2.0), HDMI, and IP connections that can be used for nearly any AV application. Features: As a USB camera, ClearOne UNITE 200 PTZ can be used for PC-based applications in meeting rooms, such as Cisco Jabber […]

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Almo Professional A/V to Distribute Bose Professional Audio Gear

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Almo Professional A/V today announced it was selected by Bose Professional Americas to distribute the audio company’s full line of BMS speakers, IZA amps, ControlSpace signal processors and PowerMatch amps. With the goal of giving AV resellers new opportunities to thrive in 2016, these premium audio solutions are now available through Almo with the added […]

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Planar Brings Transparent OLED Display to Market, LookThru Now Available for Pre-Orders

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This morning Planar announced the new Planar LookThru OLED transparent display, based on a prototype display first shown at ISE 2015 (and which earned a rAVe Best of ISE 2015 award for Best Overall New Product). The product will first be available in one size, a 55″ 1080p display, and available with and without touch […]

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Almo Professional A/V Makes Final E4 AV Tour 2015 Stop in New York Metro Area Next Week

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Philadelphia, PA — October 1, 2015 — Almo Professional A/V is wrapping up its 2015 “Fully Charged” E4 AV Tour next week in its most popular location, the New York Metro area. The event, which takes place at the Teaneck Marriott New Jersey on October 8, is also the official launching platform for Almo’s third […]

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Almo Professional A/V and Toshiba Solidify Distribution Agreement to Offer Commercial Display Solutions

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Philadelphia, PA — September 9, 2015 — Almo Professional A/V and Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. today announced a new relationship that gives Almo partners access to Toshiba’s complete line of commercial digital displays, including the new TD-E EasySeries. Toshiba is showcasing the new displays during the fall leg of Almo’s E4 AV Tour, taking […]

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Almo Pro A/V Expands Content Creation Service Offering

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This week Almo Professional A/V expanded its exclusive Content Creation Services to include a new option, thereby deepening the range of revenue-generating content creation choices for partners looking to add this service into their digital signage mix. Almo will give resellers and integrators the opportunity to try out the new ”Almo Content Creator” option during […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 416: Almo Pro A/V Reveals New Workshops at E4

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Watch Gary’s videocast today with ALMO’s Brian Rhatigan as he tells you about two (limited to 10 people) workshops at the Fall E4 AV Tours in Houston next month and in New Jersey in October. Both are hands-on and one will literally teach you how to build creative content for digital signage systems in less […]

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Almo Professional A/V Takes E4 AV Tour To Houston and New York This Fall

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Almo Professional A/V announced it is taking its “Fully Charged” E4 AV Tour to Houston for the first time on September 11 and to the New York Metro area on October 8. In addition to the same refreshing training, electrifying new products and powerful networking opportunities that bring local resellers, integrators and consultants to the […]

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Almo Professional A/V’s E4 AV Event in Los Angeles to Feature New Da-Lite Parallax Ambient Light Rejecting Screen

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Philadelphia, PA — April 20, 2015 — Almo Professional A/V today announced that Da-Lite’s Parallax 0.8 Ambient Light Rejecting Technology will be featured this week on the E4 AV Tour, coming to Los Angeles on April 21. “E4 exhibitors frequently choose our show to feature new products because they know those products will be exposed […]

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Almo ProAV Breaks E4 AV Tour Attendance Records in Chicago; Coming to Los Angeles on April 21

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Last month, Almo Professional A/V “fully charged” saw nearly 500 resellers, integrators and consultants with an action-packed day of training, networking and new products on the first stop of its spring 2015 E4 AV Tour. The award-winning traveling event will make its next stop in Los Angeles on April 21. E4 Chicago featured the HDBaseT […]

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My Smart Building BIM Keynote for the 2015 Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour Is a Must Attend

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The concept of Smart Buildings is not new. For over two dozen years, the construction design and management industries have been implementing the standards of Building Information Modeling and making each building “smarter” than the next. Gone are the days with manual security systems, manual fire control systems, camera-less buildings or floors and nowadays everything […]

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Almo ProAV is CHARGED

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The two upcoming stops on the Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour include Chicago and downtown Los Angeles and this is a must-see show for anyone in those two areas. Why? Almo’s E4 AV Tour is unlike any other distributor’s regional show — that’s a fact. It’s not just glitz and glamor, claims of “first-evers” […]

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Almo Professional A/V and the HDBaseT Alliance Join to Offer Installer Expert Program

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Almo Pro A/V and the HDBaseT Alliance have announced that the HDBaseT Installer Expert Program will be available for the first time outside a major industry tradeshow during Almo’s E4 AV Tour. The program provides attendees with an HDBaseT Expert Certificate and InfoComm CTS Renewal Units and is available on the spring leg of the […]

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Almo Professional A/V Signs on ADTI Media

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Philadelphia, PA — November 13, 2014 — Almo Professional A/V today announced it has brought on premium-quality, American-made, outdoor LED display provider ADTI Media. As the first distribution partner for ADTI Media, Almo now carries the company’s complete SkyPanel™ line of outdoor LED modules, structural frames and accessories, enabling virtually unlimited size displays. The ADTI […]

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