Emily E Dean

Emily E Dean

Emily is the social media manager of rAVe [Publications]. You can reach her at emily@ravepubs.com.

Vote NOW in the 2019 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards

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Over the past month, we received over 18,000 nominations. And, here are the finalists for the 2019 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards! But, you only have 10 days to vote! So, do it NOW! Voting will close on May 10, 2019 sharply at 2 p.m.! We’ll announce the winners shortly before InfoComm 2019! Go vote here. 

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Webinar | AV Starts with ‘A’ – and the ‘A’ is Way More Profitable than the ‘V’

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This webinar is designed to be the perfect “state of the audio industry” session. AV includes audio. The V in “AV” gets all the glitz and glamour, but the A, ironically, is more profitable. While video is an art, audio is a science — and that science basically grew this industry. AV started with A. […]

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Nominations for the 8th Annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards are OPEN!

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It’s that time of year again! We are now accepting nominations for the 8th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards and we need you (our readers) to tell us who you think the best of the best is in the AV industry. In case you didn’t know every year at InfoComm we give out our annual rAVe Readers’ […]

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Webinar | The Digital Signage Webinar – What’s What and Who’s Who

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The digital signage market is only a decade old but it’s already been anointed “the future of advertising”. Just a few years ago, nearly $180 Billion was spent worldwide on TV ads. But, as fewer people are watching what’s known as “linear TV,” advertising dollars are shifting into social media, digital media and digital signage. […]

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Introduction to Windows Collaboration Displays

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Presented by Joshua Peterson of Avocor at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience On June 2018, Microsoft announced a new category of interactive displays that extended the PC desktop experience to room scale, while bringing IoT sensors into meeting room environments. These collaboration displays bring a unique mix of capabilities and benefits for multiple room designs […]

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AV in an IT World

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Presented by Joe Cornwall of Legrand AV at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience Technology convergence is a manifestation of the fourth industrial revolution, which is the current trend of automation and data exchange and includes cyber-physical links, the Internet of Things, edge computing and the merger of audible, visual and kinesthetic communications. In […]

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Avoiding Pitfalls in Digital Signage Installations and Content

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Presented by Todd Heberlein of Almo Professional AV at the 2019 E4 Experience Almo Business Development Manager and Digital Signage Expert, Todd Heberlein, will define and discuss the five stages of a digital signage deployment, outline potential challenges in the process, and provide keys to avoiding pitfalls in each of the five stages. View the […]

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Universal Serial Bus (USB) Deep Dive Technology Exploration for AV Design and Integration

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Presented by Joe Cornwall of Legrand AV at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience The common USB connector has undergone a radical change in just the last year. The introduction of new Power Delivery standards promises to change everything you think you knew about USB. The new Type C connector will change the way […]

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Installation Issues for Converged AV/IT Systems

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Presented by Tom Kehr of AVIXA at the 2019 Almo Professional AV E4 Experience The success of a converged AV/IT system is dependent on a properly installed and tested structured cabling system. As more and more audiovisual integrators are offering IT infrastructure installation to their clients, it is mandatory that they have an understanding of […]

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An Unbiased An Unbiased Explanation of AV-over-IP | Keynote

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Nearly everyone out there is misleading you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy, it’s not lossless compression and it’s not going to happen overnight. But, it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is no standard that everyone has adopted for sending AV signals (video, audio, control and power) over the network – there are […]

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Digital Signage Content Strategies for Savvy Integrators

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Presented by Jim Nista at the 2018 Almo Professional E4 AV Tour Digital Signage is one of the few areas of AV where “Content is King” and creativity truly shines. Unfortunately, creating content isn’t something many AV integrators offer, which can lead to project challenges.  It’s important for integrators to offer a total solution for […]

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The Future of Digital Signage in Smart Connected Cities

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Presented by Saundra Merollo at the 2018 Almo Professional E4 AV Tour It is estimated that by 2020 approximately 1.5 trillion dollars will go into creating smart connected cities. Intelligent communication will be critical for the infrastructure of these cities, and digital signage will be at the forefront. Learn how to get ready for this […]

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An Introduction and Comparison of Dante, AVB and CobraNet Methodologies

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Presented by Steve Alexander at the 2018 Almo Professional E4 AV Tour Lots of signals, just one cable: Simplify AV installations and lower cost with Audio over IP (AoIP) methods such as Dante, AVB, and CobraNet. This course will serve as an introduction and comparison to three approaches to network-based audio signal distribution. Participants will […]

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Webinar | The State of the LED Market: From Stadiums to Boardrooms

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LED has experienced explosive market growth over the past three years. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find any other display technology that’s experienced the market growth that LED has. And it’s not Just for stadiums, arenas and billboard anymore. Now, LEDs are everywhere — inside and outside. In fact, it’s probably the one technology […]

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We’re LIVE at Integrate 2018 In Sydney – New ProAV and Home AV Gear is Debuting Here

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Integrate turned 10 yesterday when the halls opened at the new International Convention Centre Sydney in Darling Harbour. We have four reporters here covering the show both through extensive social media coverage (see @rAVePubs on Instagram and Twitter) as well as via a dedicated show microsite. In fact, we’ve already shot and posted over 150 […]

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Gary Kayye’s 2018 UBTech Conference Keynote

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For the second year in a row, rAVe Founder Gary Kayye was the opening keynote speaker for the UBTech Conference. UBTech is an annual conference and trade show on higher education technology leadership. UBTech highlights emerging trends in IT and AV technologies and their applications across campus to improve institutional and student success. Each year […]

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rAVe 2018 Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced

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We are excited to announce the winners of our 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Our awards are different than ANY other industry awards and the stats speak for themselves: We had over 92,000 voters for the final awards! The nominations for the awards came SOLELY from you – the AV community. We have a system that […]

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Benefits of Device-agnostic Digital Signage Software

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THIS IS A SPONSORED POST  With the introduction of flexible digital signage players and device-agnostic software options, taking full advantage of digital signage is becoming more affordable and accessible for end users than ever. Until recently, incorporating digital signage into a building or public space required users to shop around for hardware and software from […]

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Voting is OPEN for the 7th Annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards

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Vote NOW for the 7th Annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards The nominations are in and now you can go vote for the 7th Annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards! You nominated them and now it’s time for you to vote for the best of the best. Check out the list of the top companies and products […]

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The 2018 rAVe Readers’ Choice Award Nominations Are Now OPEN!

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It’s that time of year again! Our Readers’ Choice Awards are open for nominations now and we need you (our readers) to tell us who you think the best of the best is in the AV industry. In case you haven’t heard every year at InfoComm we give out our annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards […]

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Rumors of the Demise of the Projector Has Been Greatly Exaggerated: The Future of Projection

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For almost a decade, industry pundits have been predicting the death of the projector – yet, sales keep growing. And, in the biggest irony of all, the projector has invaded the the one-and-only market deemed as a display-only segment: digital signage. That’s right, projectors are now being used to make giant signs, too – at […]

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