Michael Williams

Michael Williams

Michael is a project manager at rAVe [PUBS]. You can reach him at michael@ravepubs.com.

Nortek Security & Control Names Quantum Sphere Distributor of Gefen Products for Australia

Carlsbad, California, May 12, 2020 — Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC) today announced the appointment of Quantum Sphere as a distributor of Gefen® products for Australia. Moving forward, Quantum Sphere will supply the full range of Gefen audio and video distribution and management products to their customers. Horacio Morales, international sales director for NSC announced, “We are […]

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Tripleplay Releases Caveman 3.0 Software

London, UK, 13/05/2020: Leading Enterprise Video, IPTV and Digital Signage manufacturer, Tripleplay, has released its latest software platform, Caveman 3.0, bringing an unrivalled level of integration and unparalleled feature capabilities to the AV/IT market. With 25 new features and improvements and enhancements across the platform, one of the platform’s most significant software releases to date. Tripleplay has continued to develop even more simple innovations, ensuring that […]

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Long Distance Production and Performance Made Possible with Dante Domain Manager

PORTLAND, Ore., May 13, 2020 – The annual Innovation In Music conference is an international music event that brings together researchers and professionals who are shaping the future of the music industry. The event welcomes academics, artists, producers, engineers, music industry professionals, and manufacturers to come together and hear presentations and discussions on a wide range […]

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Nureva Span Workspace adds key functionality to support scaling agile frameworks and remote PI Planning

Calgary, Alberta — May 13, 2020 — Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, announces the addition of connectors in Span Workspace to allow users to show dependencies between notes with red lines, as would be done during analog brainstorming sessions and structured activities like PI Planning. Companies that have implemented frameworks such as Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) […]

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Visix Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Products, Swag and Free Services Prize

ATLANTA, GA – MAY 12, 2020 – Visix, Inc. is celebrating its 40th anniversary by releasing new products, branded swag and free services to commemorate four decades of achievements and milestones. With over 4000 digital signage solutions on three continents, the company has continually evolved to meet the ever-changing landscape of visual communications and audience […]

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In Demand Music Takes High-Quality, Compliant Audio Up a Notch With NUGEN

LIVERPOOL, UK, MAY 12, 2020 – With a list of artists that includes Beyoncé, Jason Derulo, Cascada, Armin Van Buuren and Basshunter, productions from In Demand Music are regularly featured on the top dance, club and pop charts across the U.S. and Europe. As co-owner/producer of In Demand Music, Chris Rudall takes pride in delivering […]

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Top CEDIA Channel Home Entertainment Seating Company RowOne Changes Ownership

Ann Arbor, MI – May 12, 2020 – Home theater seating company RowOne® has relaunched with its former Director of Sales and Marketing Todd Girdis leading the charge as new owner and CEO. Since acquiring the company from founder Robert Cribbs in February of this year, Todd and team are busy supporting dealers, making some […]

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Israeli President’s House Equipped with Visionary Solutions Network

Jerusalem, Israel—May 2020. Inaugurated in 1971, the Israeli President’s House (Beit Hanassi) is much more than the official residence of the nation’s President. The building, located in Jerusalem’s Talbiya residential neighborhood, is also a museum and a facility for hosting a variety of high-profile events. World leaders and journalists converge at Beit Hanassi, which includes […]

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Panasonic Introduces AK-HC3900 HD HDR Studio/Field Camera System, with Upgrade Path to Native 4K

NEWARK, NJ (May 6, 2020) – In an expansion to its AK series studio/field camera line, Panasonic has announced the cost-effective AK-HC3900GJ/GSJ 1080p HDR studio camera system, which will be upgradable to native 4K 60p/50p. The new HC3900 follows in the footsteps of the company’s AK-HC3800, a model that has defined high-quality professional systemization and […]

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Lutz Rathmann Takes Over Managed Technology Division at Riedel Communications

WUPPERTAL, Germany — May 7, 2020 — Riedel Communications today announced that Lutz Rathmann has joined the Riedel Group management team as director of the Managed Technology division, effective June 1. An engineering graduate, Rathmann most recently served as CEO at APS, a leading agency in the field of automotive events. He also previously held several management […]

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Hitachi Kokusai to Present HDR Expertise During NAB Show Express

Woodbury, NY, May 8, 2020 — Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) was one of the first manufacturers to deliver High Dynamic Range (HDR) capable broadcast cameras, and has been a leader in promoting and educating industry professionals about HDR video acquisition. The company will continue this tradition next week with an informative presentation during the NAB Show Express digital experience. While HDR is most commonly mentioned in conjunction with […]

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Ross Camera Motion Systems Make A Splash with International Swimming League

Ottawa, Canada, May 8th 2020 – Founded in 2019, the International Swimming League (ISL) is an annual professional swimming series that brings international teams together to compete in both individual and relay events across two day matches. The inaugural season (running from October to December 2019) included eight teams across two conferences: four from the United States and […]

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Crestron Returns to CEDIA Expo

(Alpharetta, Ga.) May 8, 2020 – CEDIA Expo announces Crestron Electronics will return for the 2020 show, taking place Sept. 8-12 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo. As a leader in the industry and a veteran CEDIA member, Crestron will work with CEDIA Expo to continue the advancement and success of the custom integration […]

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ChyronHego’s Click Effects PRIME Is a Confirmed Partner for Panasonic’s New IT/IP Open Architecture Platform

MELVILLE, N.Y. — May 7, 2020 — ChyronHego today announced that its Click Effects PRIME fan engagement engine is a confirmed partner for Panasonic’s new IT/IP-centric next-generation live production platform. Designed for high-quality video production and delivery, either live or in the studio, the new modular and open architecture platform from Panasonic allows users to optimize […]

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Epic hardstyle music festival revs up with L-Acoustics

ANTWERP, BELGIUM – May 2020 – Reverze exploded onto the hardstyle music scene in 2006. Its trajectory has been epic and the international event is now the biggest indoor gathering for the harder styles of music in Belgium, drawing in the best artists from the genre. This year’s sold-out edition, Reverze – The Power of Perception, […]

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Ross Video Updates Innovative Ultrix Platform to Add Even More Flexibility

Ottawa, Canada, May 7th 2020 – As part of the Ross Live | 2020 program, Ross is today pleased to announce the latest updates to the innovative Ultrix routing and AV processing platform. The Ultrix has been a magnet for awards since its launch and has changed the industry’s perception of what a routing system can do. Ultrix reduces both capital […]

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Tightrope and ENCO Forge Partnership to Bring Automated Closed Captioning to Cablecast Community Media Workflows

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA and SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN, May 7, 2020 – Tightrope Media Systems – the pioneering developer of the Cablecast Community Media automation platform – and ENCO Systems, a leading innovator in AI-enabled captioning solutions, today announced a new strategic partnership designed to help community media organizations easily and cost-effectively incorporate automated closed captioning into their broadcast, online and OTT workflows.   The new agreement makes tailored configurations of ENCO’s award-winning enCaption automated captioning solution – optimized for the evolving needs of public, education and government […]

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Densitron becomes alliance partner with Panasonic IT/IP Platform

Kent, UK, 7 May 2020 – Densitron, a creator of HMI technologies and a global leader in display, monitor, and embedded computing solutions, today announced that it has become an alliance partner with Panasonic IT/IP Platform. Panasonic has chosen Densitron’s new UReady Touch Control Surface with Embedded Ethernet to be used as an AUX monitor. […]

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Yamaha UC Helps Connect Assisted Living Facility Residents to Loved Ones

SUDBURY, Mass. — May 7, 2020 — Yamaha Unified Communications is helping the residents of Cornerstone at Milford Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support in Milford, Massachusetts, stay connected during the coronavirus and beyond. The company donated a CS-700 Video Sound Bar™ to the facility as way for residents who struggle to see and hear calls on […]

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Extron Now Shipping Powerful, Simplified Control in a Compact 3.5″ Wall Mount Touchpanel

Anaheim, California (May 6, 2020) – Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the TLP Pro 300M 3.5″ portrait wall mount TouchLink Pro Touchpanel. The TLP Pro 300M is designed to control video, audio, lighting, shades, HVAC, security, and other systems within virtually any environment. This touchpanel is equipped with a 320×480 resolution capacitive […]

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Samsung MagicINFO Remote Management keeps QSRs operational

With the MagicINFO Remote Management Solution (RMS), Samsung aids restaurant owners and quick service restaurant (QSR) franchisees in meeting their patrons’ ever-changing needs by allowing for remote access to their Samsung OH55F/OH46F outdoor digital displays so they can update settings, troubleshoot and proactively monitor the device. The license offers increased flexibility for employees and property managers so they can […]

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Savant Unveils the Pro Remote X2

HYANNIS, MASS. May 6th, 2020 — Savant®, a leader in smart home technology, launched the new Pro Remote X2, delivering an unprecedented smart home experience from a hand-held remote. The Savant X2 delivers a full range of control for Services and Scenes, including Entertainment, Lighting, Climate, Shades and more.  And with Siri voice control, color control, […]

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ClearOne Defeats Shure’s Groundless Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order

SALT LAKE CITY, May 5, 2020 — ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a leading global provider of audio and visual communication solutions, today comments on the Report and Recommendation issued by the Honorable Christopher J. Burke of the U.S. District Court of Delaware recommending the denial of Shure Incorporated’s (“Shure’s”) emergency motion for a temporary restraining order (“Motion”) to […]

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Legrand Appoints Steve Durkee to Lead Legrand | AV

Eden Prairie, MN —John Selldorff, President and CEO of Legrand North and Central America is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Durkee as Legrand | AV’s next President. Durkee brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and an array of experiences in the AV industry. “Steve has been a key leader running the […]

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Almo Professional A/V “Evolves” E4 Experience with Addition of E4 Evolution Virtual Events

Philadelphia, PA — May 4, 2020 — Almo Professional A/V, the Pro A/V industry’s most dynamic distributor, has evolved its award-winning E4 Experience with the addition of the E4 Evolution (E4v), a set of regional, virtual events that unveil this month. The next evolution in live educational and networking experiences, the E4v allows resellers and […]

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Genelec RAW loudspeakers to help AES fundraising initiative

NATICK, MA, May 4, 2020 — Genelec – the global leader in professional loudspeakers – is set to donate a percentage of every sale of its new RAW loudspeaker range to the Audio Engineering Society (AES), for the remainder of this year. Additionally, Genelec will be funding ten one-year AES memberships for those individuals whose lives […]

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Post Malone’s Recent Tour Was A Runaway Success With L-Acoustics

DETROIT, Michigan – May 2020 – Shortly following his Beerbongs & Bentleys Tour, which wrapped up in August of last year after more than 100 shows around the globe, Post Malone took only a brief, three-week hiatus from the road before heading back out on the 38-date fall Runaway Tour in support of Hollywood’s Bleeding, his third […]

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Homeowners Go All-In on Their First Home Control System with an NSC Flagship Installation

Carlsbad, California, May 5, 2020 — A North Carolina couple has turned the phrase “go big or go home” on its head by going big in their home with a fully integrated NSC Flagship system, anchored by an ELAN® control system. Having never owned a smart home system before, the homeowners have completely transformed how they interact with their lighting, […]

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Safe Zone Appoints Brian Stobbe National Director of Distribution Sales

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, May 5, 2020 — Safe Zone, the industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of the next-generation Safe Zone Gunfire Detection System, today announced the appointment of industry veteran and former law enforcement officer Brian Stobbe to the position of National Director of Distribution Sales. Reporting directly to Safe Zone President Mike Anderson, Stobbe is responsible for the development, […]

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LG Launches 2020 Sound Bars

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 4, 2020 — LG Electronics USA announced pricing and availability of its 2020 sound bar lineup led by the award-winning premium LG SN11RG and SN9YG, recognized as CES 2020 Innovation Award winners for their enhanced sound quality and usability.   Featuring advanced audio performance, with Meridian sound technology, easy connectivity, smart functionality and sleek designs that integrate perfectly […]

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Crestron Sets New Standard for Collaboration with Dual-Mode Unified Communications (UC) Solution

Rockleigh, N.J. – May 4, 2020 — Crestron, a global leader in workplace technology, today announced a new addition to its award-winning line of Unified Communications (UC) tabletop conferencing technology: the Crestron Flex MX. The first product to offer both native and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) capability, the Flex MX will completely transform the way businesses provide video conferencing by providing […]

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CP Communications Integrates Multipurpose Studio and Control Room for IRONMAN

St. Petersburg, Florida, May 4, 2020 — CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions, has completed the systems integration of a custom-designed streaming media studio and control room that enables The IRONMAN® Group—a Tampa-based sports event management company—to deliver live coverage of its branded multisport and marathon events over-the-top (OTT) via its website and Facebook Watch. Owned by […]

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