Jacob Blount

Jacob Blount

Jacob is the Special Projects Manager at rAVe [Publications] overseeing rAVe [NOW] (rAVe's trade show operations); leading projects ranging from web design, mobile application build-to-launch, information-technology implementations and digital design and development; and creating on-time, opinionated editorial content for our readers.

Ashly Audio Details InfoComm 2019 Plans for 11 New Products

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Ashly Audio unveiled 11 new products at InfoComm 2019 (booth #6374) that are the result of purposeful innovation focused on delivering selling solutions and improving the user and integrator experience with professional audio. The new solutions include the mXa-1502 Mixer Amp, CA and FA Series of Amplifiers, which work for multiple types of integrations and […]

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Extron and Lifesize Announce Partnership in UCC Spaces

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Extron says that Extron AV control can now be part of any Lifesize videoconferencing room. You can now add Extron control to the Lifesize Icon meeting room systems, providing enhanced control functionality to their video conferencing solutions. This collaboration with Lifesize allows our TouchLink Pro touchpanels to provide a familiar Lifesize interface to control audio […]

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Jetbuilt Adds Project Management Functionality for InfoComm 2019

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Jetbuilt today announces Project Management 2.0 to provide Jetbuilt users with a single platform for sales and project management. Project Management 2.0 features a management task list to create an enhanced visualization of steps, conversation, photos and documents between project managers and technicians. Users can comment on individual tasks from the Desktop software or with […]

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Bose Pro Details InfoComm 2019 Plans

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Bose Professional has significantly expanded its portfolio of loudspeakers, amplifiers, DSPs, controllers and software products. With more than 50 new products specifically produced for a wide range of applications. Bose Professional audio systems also elevate the experience for system designers, installers and end users with products designed for easier installation and simplified operation. The complete […]

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VuWall and TBC Consoles Partnership Will See Turn-Key Control Room Systems Including Furniture

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VuWall and TBC Consoles today announced a partnership to provide customers with affordable control room kits that addresses the specific requirements of small to midsize control rooms. Engineered to simplify the design, quoting and purchasing and installation process for small and medium size control rooms, the new visualization kit includes TBC SmartTrac Console System and […]

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Zigen Joins SDVoE Alliance, Debuts New Product Line at InfoComm 2019

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Zigen has joined the alliance as an adopting member. At InfoComm 2019 (Orlando, June 12-14), Zigen will debut its new IP-Logic product line in the SDVoE Alliance booth 1143. Zigen’s IP-Logic platform gives users the ability to deliver any HDMI source to any display. The IP-Logic encoder/decoder units come […]

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AIMS to Demonstrate AV-Over-IP Interoperability at InfoComm 2019

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At InfoComm 2019, the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) will present two key demonstrations of AV-over-IP interoperability. Both demos will take place in booth 375 and will use real-world technology solutions based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standards suite for video, audio and data transport. Exhibiting for the first time at InfoComm, AIMS will […]

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New Klipsch Sound Bar Line Is High-End

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Klipsch just announced the debut of two new high-end sound bars that look and sound like the brand’s premium Reference speakers. The Klipsch BAR 48 is a 3.1 sound bar, featuring a dedicated center channel speaker for enhanced clarity, a wireless 8″ subwoofer for powerful, deep bass and built-in surround sound processing technologies such as […]

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XTEN-AV’s First Platinum OEM Partner is AtlasIED

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AtlasIED has become the first Platinum OEM partner on the XTEN-AV platform. As part of this association, XTEN-AV and AtlasIED will work towards bringing regular updates and product information to users of the platform for designing AV solutions. This constant information flow to users about AtlasIED products will empower them to achieve higher client success […]

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Audinate Adds Dante-As-Software Products for Manufacturers and Developers

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Supporting the AV industry’s shift from purpose-built hardware to software-based solutions running on standardized hardware, Audinate — developer of the Dante AV networking technology – today announced two new software-based Dante products. Dante Embedded Platform enables manufacturers to add full Dante functionality in software running on Linux for x86 and ARM processors. The Dante Application […]

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Ross Video Details InfoComm 2019 Plans

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Ross Video will be attending the InfoComm tradeshow and will be demonstrating a range of live production solutions that bring new life and creativity to productions in houses of worship, corporate board rooms, auditoriums, classrooms and TV studios. This year’s exhibition (Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, June 12-14th) will see Ross Video demonstrating a […]

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Yamaha and Huddly Announce Partnership at InfoComm 2019

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At InfoComm 2019, Yamaha Unified Communications announced a partnership with UCC camera company Huddly. With the partnership, the new Yamaha ESB-1080 Enterprise Sound Bar will bundle with Huddly’s AI wide-angle USB camera to create the Yamaha Collaboration Kit. The Yamaha Collaboration Kit (currently available only in North America) combines Yamaha’s ESB-1080 Enterprise Sound Bar and […]

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MXL, Urbentech and DTEN Partner at InfoComm

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MXL Microphones’ Unified Communications Division is announcing a new partnership with Urbentech, a UK-based custom panel designer that manufactures stand-alone, all-in-one solutions for indoor Zoom Rooms and huddle rooms, and DTEN, an interactive monitor manufacturer, to bring a new turn-key collaboration solution. Urbentech will be installing new MXL VC-404Ks into the top of its Urben […]

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Almo ProAV to Celebrate 10th Birthday at InfoComm

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Almo Professional A/V (InfoComm Booth #1111) the Pro AV industry’s favorite distributor, is celebrating its decade-long milestone of providing value-added distribution services to the AV industry at the AVIXA 2019 InfoComm Show, taking place June 12-14, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. As part of the celebration, Almo is the exclusive sponsor for the InfoComm opening reception […]

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1 Beyond Debuts Auto-Tracking Mic System Called AutoFinder

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1 Beyond has announced the 1 Beyond AutoFinder camera that automatically finds any handheld microphone equipped with a 1 Beyond MicLocator unit and adjusts to show the person holding it. Using patent-pending beam-finding technology, the AutoFinder camera’s embedded secondary locater camera constantly scans for and detects active 1 Beyond MicLocator units without being distracted by […]

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Gary Kayye Is UB Tech’s Opening Keynote Speaker for Third Year in a Row

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On Monday, rAVe co-founder, Gary Kayye, will address the 1,000+ registered attendees of 2019 UB Tech Conference, the top conference for higher education leaders, technology gurus and tech professionals. His topic? It’s sort-of about how the ubiquitous “network” is changing everything on campus — specifically, how we can leverage the always-connected network to teach to […]

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DEXON Details InfoComm 2019 Plans

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Hungary-based DEXON Systems Ltd. will mark its first appearance at InfoComm 2019 with its exclusive North American distributor DEXON USA. As a video wall technology and solution supplier, DEXON Systems will showcase its products in booth 871. DEXON Systems will highlight DIMAX-Pro, a modular, all-in-one solution in its hybrid presentation matrix family; DIVIP16-Pro, a modular […]

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Symetrix Adds Features at InfoComm 2019

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Symetrix’s Composer 7.2 DSP- and control-programming application adds a number of important features, including monitoring of Powersoft Duecanali, Ottocanali, X4 and X8 amplifiers and Panasonic WP-9XX amplifiers. A new emailer control output module, when triggered, can send an email message with predetermined subject and body copy to a predetermined email address via a predetermined email […]

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DisplayNote and Newline Partner at InfoComm

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DisplayNote has announced today it has signed a four-year software partnership with display manufacturer Newline Interactive. The partnership will see DisplayNote create and supply Newline with a suite of Newline branded collaboration solutions for its touch and non-touch display. Each solution is designed to simplify how people in meeting spaces and classrooms share content, interact […]

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AIMS Uses InfoComm to Push for AV-over-IP Interoperability Standards in Pro AV

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The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced the release of a new positioning paper titled “AV Over IP: It’s Real, and It’s Transformational.” The paper takes a closer look at the impact of the media-over-IP movement on the pro AV and installed systems markets. A key focus is AIMS’ efforts to promote a […]

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Oblong’s New Collaboration System, Rumpus, Adds Webex (Still in Beta)

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Oblong Industries has added support for Cisco Webex to its Rumpus meeting application for collaborative screen sharing. With the popularity of Cisco Webex solutions for businesses globally, more users can now enjoy a seamless Rumpus experience that brings multi-share capabilities to online meetings. Rumpus is the meeting solution letting virtual teams feel more connected and […]

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Matrox Adds SRT Streaming Video Support to Mura IPX Encoder Cards

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Matrox Graphics announced Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) streaming protocol support on its complete range of Matrox Mura IPX capture and IP encode/decode cards. The SRT open-source protocol and technology stack focuses on performance, reliability and security for video delivery over private and public networks. As SRT-ready products, the high-density Matrox Mura IPX capture and IP […]

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Barix Adds AudioPoint Pro Server at InfoComm 2019

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Streaming to on-site mobile listeners with the lowest possible latency, Barix’s AudioPoint 3.0 audio-to-mobile platform has been deployed in venues around the globe to enhance digital signage and live presentation applications with high-quality, IP-delivered audio. At InfoComm 2019, the company will amplify these benefits with the launch of the companion AudioPoint Pro server, which extends […]

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Peerless-AV at InfComm 2019 Is All About Signage Solutions

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Peerless-AV will be testing the limits of its Xtreme High Bright Outdoor Displays (XHB432, XHB492, XHB552) through a water dunk tank, impact test chamber and dust chamber. Available in 43″, 49″, and 55”, the Xtreme High Bright Outdoor Displays offer a maintenance-free design and are rugged enough to withstand the harsh outdoor elements, while still […]

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Sennheiser Details InfoComm 2019 Plans

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At InfoComm 2019 (booth 5561), Sennheiser will highlight its business and education solutions portfolio, with a focus on its new TeamConnect Ceiling 2 (TCC2) microphone array. Sennheiser will offer live booth demonstrations of TeamConnect Ceiling 2, which uses its patented automatic, dynamic beamforming technology. TeamConnect Ceiling 2, which has been shipping since April, is Sennheiser’s […]

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AV Stumpfl’s AT64-SHIFT and PIXERA Mini Server Will Make U.S. Debut

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AV Stumpfl will show its new AT64-SHIFT system for large mobile projection screens and the new PIXERA mini media server at this year’s InfoComm 2019. With the AT64-SHIFT, AV Stumpfl says it’s possible to assemble a large mobile projection screen and to adjust its’ height in a matter of minutes and they claim that no […]

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