Katie Clark

Katie Clark

Katie Clark is the assistant editor at rAVe [PUBS]. Contact her at katherine@ravepubs.com.

Nice/Nortek Control Announces Software Upgrade 8.7 for ELAN Control Systems


Nice/Nortek Control announced the release of its Software Upgrade 8.7 for ELAN Control Systems. New features include Direct Control functionality, Bluetooth player capability, an entirely new subcategory of utility products integration and integration with the 2GIG EDGE Security Panel. The new Direct Control feature claims to allow ELAN Remote Controls to communicate natively with an ELAN […]

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AVIXA Will Present Multi-Language Education and Networking Program at ISE 2022


At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2022, May 10-13, at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía, AVIXA will present a robust, multi-language education and networking program for AV professionals to enhance their careers and business connections. The week will feature the AV Experience Zone event, many council gatherings, Certified Technology Specialist preparation and test-taking, and much more. “AVIXA […]

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Datapath Updates Functionalities of Aetria Video Management Solution for Video Wall Support, Switchover Failsafe and More


Datapath has added functionality to its Aetria solution, including support for video walls via its Aligo receivers, automatic VSN processor switchover failsafe and graphics support via the Aetria Workstation. Aetria is Datapath’s solution for multipoint video management and control, and it now supports video walls driven directly by its Aligo receivers. These receivers are installed […]

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INOGENI Introduces New U-CAM For USB Camera and Audio To HDMI Conversions


INOGENI has just introduced the all-new U-CAM, a USB 3.0/2.0 converter that enables you to connect USB camera and audio to HDMI input for your CODEC, matrix or display with embedded audio. Available now at BTX.com, this versatile solution, perfectly suitable for professional videoconferencing installations, has multiple functionalities, such as a video loop on USB […]

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HOLOPLOT Appoints Tom Barker-Harrold as Head of Marketing, Ryan Penny as Head of Sales EMEA


HOLOPLOT announced the appointment of Tom Barker-Harrold as head of marketing and Ryan Penny as head of sales EMEA. These hires follow a substantial period of growth and product commercialization for the company. Tom Barker-Harrold joins the HOLOPLOT leadership team off the back of a fifteen-year marketing career, working with established pro audio brands including […]

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Extron’s NAV System and ControlScript Provide Hybrid Learning Support in New Academic Building at UNCW


The University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s (UNCW) newest and largest academic building, Veterans Hall, needed to be filled with flexible spaces that would support “Active Learning” and “Hybrid Distance Education.” Their Integrated Educational Technology team knew the traditional way of large matrix switching cabinets and stand-alone control systems wasn’t meeting their needs, so they […]

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InfoComm 2022 To Host Integrated Experience Tours in Las Vegas


InfoComm 2022, the largest technology exhibition and conference in North America focused on the pro AV industry, will host Integrated Experience Tours around Las Vegas where attendees can see stunning AV deployments in the real world and hear from the creators behind them. The tours include the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Arcadia Earth, Resorts World Las […]

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YoloLiv Debuts YoloBox Mini, An All-in-One Encoder, Monitor, Recorder and Multidestination Streamer


YoloLiv debuted the YoloBox Mini, an H.264 encoder, monitor, recorder and multidestination streamer, in one. The size of any iPhone, the Mini can watermark logos, lower-thirds, picture-in-picture, scoreboard and rolling captions. It can also stream side-by-side, split view and one-up broadcasts. YoloBox Mini can stream 1080p60 video to Facebook, YouTube, Twitch or any RTMP platform […]

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Sony Electronics Introduces New SRG-X40UH PTZ Camera


Sony Electronics has expanded its PTZ camera lineup by introducing the new SRG-X40UH. The camera adopts a 4K Exmor R CMOS image sensor and delivers 4K with zoom capability, UVC and HDMI connectivity.  It is planned to ship in North America in November 2022. Sony says this is an affordable 4K PTZ camera with a […]

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Xyte Appoints Andrew Gross as VP of Sales for North American Expansion


Xyte recently announced its global expansion with the launch of dedicated operations in North America. The company’s U.S. office will now be led by Xyte’s new VP of sales, Andrew Gross. The company says Gross comes to Xyte with over a decade of experience driving revenue growth and building successful sales teams. Most recently, he […]

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Setting the Stage for a New Standard in IP Signal Management — Meet STAGENET


Meet STAGENET, a community of people who believe that, today, audio and video signal management must be intuitive, reliable and flexible! Five industry leaders teamed up to create a solution that sets the standard for user-friendly, intuitive web interface-based software that is easy to use. So what does it do? STAGENET is IP made simple. It […]

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WolfVision Will Intro Two New Cynap Systems and Multiplatform Web Conferencing Solution at 2022 ISE and InfoComm Shows


WolfVision announced it will introduce two new Cynap systems and a new multiplatform web conferencing solution at ISE and InfoComm USA 2022 shows. The new Cynap Pure Mini is a BYOD wireless screen mirroring system, providing comprehensive wireless screen sharing for all iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Chrome OS devices onto a central shared screen. […]

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Hall Technologies Receives Additional Equity Investment by Gun Lake Investments to Support Growth and Product Expansion


Hall Technologies announced it received an additional equity investment by Gun Lake Investments (“GLI”) to support the company as it pursues a rapid organic growth plan centered around new product expansion. GLI’s initial investment into Hall Technologies dates back to 2018, and effective April 1, GLI increased its majority share of the business while assuming […]

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RF Venue Technology Provides Wireless Audio Technology for Easter Events in Multiple Churches


Wireless audio is an essential component of all styles of modern worship, from contemporary to traditional, but it takes on even higher levels of importance for special and seasonal event production. That will be on display on Sunday, April 17, this year, when thousands of churches worldwide undertake their annual Easter productions. These will range from […]

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VuWall To Spotlight PAKTM Video Wall Node, TRx 3.1 Management Software and More at ISE 2022


VuWall will spotlight its latest products that allow operators and managers to build robust, modular video walls at booth 3R200 at ISE 2022 in Barcelona. The show will be the first in-person demonstration of VuWall’s new PAKTM Video Wall Node. Visitors can also expect a demonstration of the latest TRx 3.1 management software, managing all the […]

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PTN Joins SDVoE Alliance As Adopting Member


The SDVoE Alliance announced PTN has joined the SDVoE Alliance as an adopting member. PTN Electronics is a contract manufacturer that has been focused on ProAV engineering and manufacturing since 2008. PTN provides OEM and ODM services supported through SMT production lines and metal production lines. Originating in Shenzhen, PTN has a factory in a TAA country […]

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The Meeting Equity Podcast by Barco ClickShare — What Does It Take To Have an Effective Meeting in the Hybrid Era?


Barco ClickShare is sponsoring a new series of episodes titled “The Meeting Equity Podcast.” The podcast is part of Barco’s effort to address meeting equity in hybrid workspaces. Unfortunately, one in three remote workers feel disengaged in hybrid calls. How can equity be boosted? In episode two in a series of 12 about meeting equity brought […]

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LG Business Solutions Unveils New 4,000-nit High-brightness Displays for Multiple Uses


LG Business Solutions unveiled three models of 4,000-nit high-brightness displays specifically designed for visibility in window-facing installations. The 49-, 55- and 75-inch class models claim to deliver images where direct sunlight shines on displays, and all three are able to be integrated in double-sided installations to provide both high-brightness window-facing and standard-brightness interior-facing messaging and […]

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ISE 2022 To Showcase New Projection Mapping Installation from Flaix Studio


ISE 2022 will light up Barcelona in May with a new projection mapping installation. Created and produced by Barcelona-based Flaix Studio, the projection mapping will take place on one of the curved buildings on the Plaça d’Espanya by the Fira Montjuïc, the sister venue to ISE’s new home, the Fira Gran Vía. The Plaça d’Espanya […]

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Renkus-Heinz Installs CX62 and CA62 Loudspeakers in Washington, D.C. Hotel and Events Venue


With today’s expectations for high-quality, AV-driven presentations, event planners often must rely on renting expensive sound systems to meet their audio requirements. The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel has installed a new, high-performance audio system in the hotel’s Potomac Ballroom to better serve customers and features unique loudspeakers from Renkus-Heinz. The new sound system delivers […]

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PK Sound Brings T10 and Trinity Black Robotic Systems To Arizona Events Venue


PK Sound, the robotic line array company, has announced that Tempe, AZ’s Diamond Juice LLC has joined the PK Alliance with an investment in a T10 robotic line source system. In addition to operating a host of popular nightlife venues with existing PK Sound installations, Diamond Juice can now offer T10 and Trinity Black robotic […]

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DiGiCo Quantum7 Consoles Deliver Updated Audio at Winter Olympics Ceremonies


The first international multi-sport event to be held as scheduled since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic, organizers of the highly anticipated 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China promised to deliver a “simple, safe and wonderful” event, flanked by spectacular opening and closing ceremonies. Renowned director and producer Zhang Yimou, alongside chief sound designer He […]

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StageConnect to Showcase Cloud-based Audience Interaction Software for Hybrid Events at NAB Show 2022


StageConnect Inc. is an emerging player in the professional event, production, and video streaming technology market. At the 2022 NAB Show in Booth C1822, the company will show attendees how to enable real-time, two-way interaction with any configuration of up to 1 million concurrent remote attendees during live hybrid events — all using cloud-based software […]

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Chris Patton Joins Christie Lites as VP Rentals


Chris Patton Joins Christie Lites as VP RentalsChristie Lites, a global provider of stage lighting services, announced it has welcomed Chris Patton as its VP Rentals. Patton’s new role comes as part of a wider expansion of the Christie Lites management team, bringing increased focus to both client and rep support. Patton will join Ken […]

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Extron’s Switching, Distribution, Control and Streaming Solutions Revamp Lee University’s School of Nursing


Experiencing growing student enrollment in 2016, Lee University, a private Christian institution in Tennessee, constructed a spacious hall for its School of Nursing to host lectures covering nursing procedures, biology, and life sciences. The hall has soaring ceilings, tiered desk seating for 120+, and an extensive audiovisual system. To meet the challenges of COVID-19 and support […]

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Disguise Announces RenderStream Plug-In With Benefits for Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5


Following the highly anticipated launch of Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5, users of visual storytelling platform Disguise can, with the help of Disguise’s new RenderStream plug-in, immediately benefit from the game engine’s next-generation photorealistic visual capabilities. Disguise says it has been working closely with Epic Games to develop and launch the latest version of its free, […]

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Carousel Digital Signage’s Carousel Cloud Provides Content Management, Digital Messaging and Class Scheduling for University of Connecticut


Carousel Digital Signage is continuing to streamline digital signage content delivery and management at the University of Connecticut (UConn). Recently, UConn upgraded its existing on-premise Carousel 7 system to Carousel Cloud, further simplifying the creation, scheduling, and management of messaging throughout its campus and regional locations. Brien Woodaman, AV Technician and Digital Signage Service Manager […]

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Avocor To Exhibit Google Meet Series One Product Portfolio and More at ISE 2022


Avocor will exhibit several new innovations at ISE 2022, including the full Google Meet Series One product portfolio. ISE will be the first time, since the strategic partnership with Google was announced in August 2021, that both products will be showcased side-by-side. “ISE is the meeting place for the brightest ideas, smartest people, and most […]

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Utelogy Corporation To Highlight New Programs, Initiatives and Products at ISE 2022


Utelogy Corporation is returning to the ISE Show in 2022 with a full exhibit planned to highlight its new product innovations and explosive company growth. Utelogy has recently published a number of significant product releases that will be featured at ISE, including High Availability, U-Manage Analytic Tiles, Microsoft Teams Integration and enhanced cybersecurity measures. The […]

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Nice/Nortek Control Announces Nice Soon Pro Commercial Door Operator


Nice/Nortek Control today announces the Nice Soon Pro, a versatile commercial door operator (CDO) engineered to provide professional installers with an all-in-one control unit solution that is reliable, fast-to-install and contains in-demand features that optimize customer door operation – like LED lighting and optional battery backup. Designed for sectional doors up to 16 feet high with lighter […]

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VuWall Expands North American and European Headquarters to Support International Demand


VuWall, a global technology leader in video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, announces an expansion at their North American and European headquarters. The expanded footprint now accommodates the thirty percent increase in employees in the last fifteen months and the need for a larger production facility. Through its substantial investment in international operations, […]

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Magewell Announces USB Fusion Multi-Input Video Capture Device


Magewell announced USB Fusion, a multi-input USB video capture device with integrated source switching and layout control that lets users combine camera and wired screen share sources into live presentations for online lectures, webinars, live streaming, video conferencing, news reporting and other applications. USB Fusion is slated to begin shipping later in Q2. The USB […]

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