LG Debuts Transparent LED-Film

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions today unveiled a unique new LED display with very cool installation capabilities — the LG Transparent LED Film Display. The LG Transparent LED Film display (model LAT300MT1) offers digital content and information while interacting seamlessly with its surrounding environment. The versatile LED Film offers over 1,000 nits brightness, with each 480x480mm panel containing 256 […]

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InFocus Transforms Collaboration With ConX Ecosystem

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InFocus unveils its transformative ConX communication and collaboration ecosystem today, centered around the new ConX Cloud video conferencing service. ConX Cloud connects with ConX display hardware solutions ranging from Mondopad touch-enabled displays and ConX video phones to scalable ConX video conferencing walls supporting up to 96 displays, as well as ConX software and web apps for laptops, iOS and Android smartphones […]

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Atlona to Debut HDR-Capable 4K HDMI-Over-HDBaseT Extender Kit at InfoComm

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  Atlona will unwrap its newest HDBaseT extender at InfoComm 2017 this week aimed at both residential AV applications and commercial installations. The AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS transmitter/receiver kit is spec’d to extend 4K/UHD HDMI signals over HDBaseT with support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) formats. Using what they term as “visually lossless” compression with no latency, the AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS uses HDBaseT to support sending 4K/UHD at 60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling via CAT6a or CAT7 cable up to 130 feet (40 meters). The AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS supports […]

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Premier Mounts Launches Dedicated Custom Division

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Branded as PDS (Premier Dedicated Solutions), Premier Mounts is setting up a new team that includes a set of engineers that work with clients and integrators from concept to installation to design and build any mounting solution. Drawing on 40 years of ProAV experience,PDS designs and manufactures large-scale visual display structures for a wide range […]

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BrightSign Built-In Displays at InfoComm 2017

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BrightSign, LLC today unveiled its plans for InfoComm 2017 (June 14-16 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL). In addition to offering in-booth manufacturer training courses for CTS RUs, the company will showcase several collaborative efforts with leaders in the digital signage space, including: interactive, beacon-integrated digital signage to engage customers via their mobile devices; new displays […]

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HARMAN Introduces Sonique Far Field Voice Input Technology for HomeAV and ProAV Applications

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HARMAN International, as you know, a subsidiary of Samsung, today announced a new Far Field Voice Input Technology, called Sonique. This technology is intended for the fast-growing market of devices in the Consumer Electronics, Enterprise, and Robotics spaces that utilize voice commands, rather than traditional physical inputs via buttons, keyboard inputs, or mouse clicks. Translation: Harman (with Samsung) […]

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LG Launches More Commercial-Grade 4K Resolution Desktop Monitors at InfoComm

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions has added new 4K UHD and In-Plane Switching (IPS) commercial monitors to its portfolio of cutting-edge desktop monitors.LG’s new family of 4K UHD monitors – 43-, 32- and 27-inch class units (models 43MU79, 32MU99 and 27MU58P, respectively) – all are native 3840×2160 resolution. The new 43MU79 monitor is one of the largest desktop monitors […]

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rAVe 2017 Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced

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We are excited to announce the winners of our 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. To be frank, this doesn’t need much written about it as the stats prove its importance. And, here are some stats in case you are doubting the validity of these awards: 1. We had over 86,000 voters for the final awards! 2. […]

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Chief’s Rental and Staging Stand Debuts at InfoComm

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Chief is debuting a new stand designed for the rental and staging market at InfoComm. Chief engineers worked with AV professionals who work in the rental and staging space every day to find out the common problems with display stands. The main issues they discovered were speed, storage and wear. The PRSU was made to be intuitive to […]

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Almo Professional A/V Solidifies Commitment to Global Distribution

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Almo Pro AV (Booth #C3161) is reinforcing its commitment to global distribution at InfoComm 2017 with the introduction of its new Almo Global Business Team. Almo is hosting the InfoComm Opening Reception on June 13 where the new team is being formally introduced. Additionally, Almo is debuting its new Almo Global Website and is conducting booth tours for partners in Spanish throughout the show. “Following our 2016 […]

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Canon Debuts Short Throw REALiS LCOS Projectors With Optical Lens Shift

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Canon introduces two new LCOS Projector models to the REALiS lineup – the REALiS WUX500ST Pro AV LCOS Projector and the REALiS WUX500ST D Pro AV LCOS Projector. These new additions, which include a short throw ratio of 0.56:1 and optical vertical lens shift of 0-75 percent feature: These short throw projectors feature a 0.56:1 throw ratio which allow for 100-inch […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 616: InfoComm Special Podcast: Kramer Control Will Make US Debut at InfoComm

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At the ISE show in Amsterdam earlier this year, Kramer launched Kramer Control – their cloud-based control system that they say is easier to program (or is pre-programmed) than traditional control systems. I asked Itai Ben Gal of Kramer’s control group to join me on today’s Rants and rAVe’s podcast to talk about what makes Kramer’s control solution different from the […]

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Optoma Intros Two Native 4K Projectors Under $2,500

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Optoma is announcing two industry firsts today. The Optoma UHD60 and UHD65 are native 4K projectors, with both models below $2,500. The Optoma UHD60 and UHD65 are both 3840×2160 UHD resolution, include High Dynamic Range (HDR) compatibility using HDR10, along with REC.2020 wide color gamut and DCI-P3 coverage. They feature vertical lens shift and a […]

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Chief Bringing Outdoor Mounts to InfoComm

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Chief developed a new outdoor mount series designed to protect outdoor display investments. The new weatherproof ODM series kicks off with two durable wall mount solutions. The new mounts will be on display at InfoComm booth 2600. Both mounts feature weatherproof design, including outdoor-rated finishing, galvanized plating and stainless steel hardware. They pair perfectly with many outdoor-rated displays for […]

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Peerless-AV Launches ADA-Compliant Vertical Lift Carts for Education and Corporate Markets

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Peerless-AV has a new line of vertical lift carts (SR584VL2, SR584VL3) aimed at corporate and education settings – and all are ADA-compliant, UL rated carts that adjust the height of interactive displays with one-finger touch. Meeting the ADA Standards for Accessible Design, Section 308, Peerless-AV’s new vertical lift carts create a mobile solution that is used in numerous classrooms and conference […]

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ZeeVee Adds DTVGameControl to its Lineup

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ZeeVee today announced a partnership with DTVGameControl, a floorplan-based AV control system. ZeeVee’s IP and RF based products can now be integrated with the DTVGameControl app allowing customers to easily control ZeeVee products and DirecTV receivers on an IP network. Suitable for sports bars and restaurants, ZeeVee’s products integrated with the DTVGameControl app create a channel/program guide to enable venue staff […]

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ZeeVee Expands ZyPer IP Product Suite

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ZeeVee announced recently the expansion of its ZyPer IP based distribution platform with the launch of the new ZyPerUHD. ZeeVee will showcase the full line of ZyPer IP solutions during InfoComm 2017 from June 14th – 16th at booth 1761. ZeeVee will unveil the ZyPerUHD, its newest video distribution platform that delivers ultra-low latency, compressed video with up to Ultra-HD/4K resolution […]

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Peerless-AV Intros New Wall Arm Mount With Set Top Box for Hospitality

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Peerless-AV has announced the launch of its Hospitality Wall Arm Mount with Set Top Box (STB) Enclosure (HA746-STB), ideal for hospitality settings, including lobbies and hotel rooms. Compatible with 43″ to 55″ hospitality TVs, the wall mount conceals the STB or cable box with a vented, secure cover that provides a clean finish, hiding electrical […]

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Hitachi to Show Cameras at InfoComm 2017

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Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. is bringing to InfoComm 2017 with a selection of new and established camera solutions designed for high-quality video acquisition across a wide range of audio-visual environments. Hitachi Kokusai will co-exhibit with the Digital Media Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. in booth 3429 at the event, which will take place June […]

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Premier Mounts Debuts Line of Earthquake-Safe Mounts 

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  Ten of Premier Mounts’ products have been added to the list of products meeting the rigorous standards for pre-approved seismic certification by OSHPD, California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. Included in the newly OSHPD Certified products are the LMV and LMVS Video Wall Mounts. LMV and LMVS are engineered to simplify the video wall installation process and to expedite […]

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Leyard Planar Launches the Industry’s First Seamless LED Touch-Enabled Video Wall

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Today Leyard Planar launched the Leyard LED MultiTouch, the industry’s first seamless LED touch-enabled video wall. This proprietary multi-touch solution revolutionizes interactivity for narrow pixel pitch LED video walls without the disadvantages of front glass — offering a seamless, lightweight and durable LED touch surface enabled by their patent-pending Leyard PLTS (Pliable LED Touch Surface) technology. The Leyard LED MultiTouch brings advanced interactivity […]

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Peerless-AV Introduces New Indoor Portrait Kiosk

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Peerless-AV just launched a new indoor Portrait Kiosk for displays ranging from 40″-55″. Featuring a curved design, the new Portrait Kiosk offers a range of functions, such as wayfinding, entertainment and digital merchandising, for any indoor application setting. The newest addition to Peerless-AV’s line of kiosk solutions, the floor standing, indoor Portrait Kiosk features include: Flat base (free standing or bolted […]

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