Michael Williams

Michael Williams

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

BrightSign Unveils Voice-activated Digital Signage Capabilities, Announces First CMS Integration of Innovative New Solution

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BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today unveiled BrightVoice – the company’s voice-activated digital signage solution that enables a unique, hands-free interactive experience. BrightVoice allows audiences to interact verbally with digital signage using wake words followed by natural voice commands that trigger playback of on-screen content, music, lighting and other […]

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Christie helping recreate the historic Apollo 11 Mission Control room and moon landing

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HOUSTON – (November 19, 2019) – Christie laser projectors are part of a stunning restoration of the Apollo Mission Control room at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Almost exactly 50 years after the historic moon landing, the decommissioned room – known as MOCR 2 – has been recreated meticulously back to its 1969 state, […]

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DPA Hits the Road with Khalid on the Free Spirit World Tour

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LOS ANGELES, NOVEMBER 19, 2019 – After auditioning nearly every industry standard microphone capsule for multi-platinum recording artist Khalid, Production Manager and FOH Engineer CJ Blair found that DPA Microphones’ d:facto 4018VL Vocal Microphone perfectly complemented the singer’s deep R&B tones. Now out on Khalid’s Free Spirit World Tour, Blair initially sought out a new vocal […]

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Nureva to debut new audio product and service at ISE 2020

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Calgary, Alberta — 19 November 2019 — Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, announces its participation in ISE 2020 with the worldwide debut of new audio conferencing products that will be announced in January. Visitors to ISE at the RAI Amsterdam from 11 to 14 February, can visit Nureva’s stand 11-D160 in the Unified Communications […]

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Visix Releases AxisTV Signage Suite v1.27 with Support for SAML 2.0, Astra Schedule and More

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ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 19, 2019 – Visix, Inc. has released version 1.27 of their AxisTV Signage Suite enterprise digital signage platform. The release includes support for SAML 2.0 and Astra Schedule by Ad Astra, as well as new design widgets, enhanced workflows and improved functionality.   “Support for single sign-on with SAML 2.0 helps ease the user account […]

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Visionary Solutions Raises “the Roof” at Hollywood Casino

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Lawrenceburg, IN-November 2019… Lawrenceburg, about 25 miles west of Cincinnati, was an important trading center for riverboats on the mighty Ohio River in the 19th century. In a way, the Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg harkens back to that tradition: It’s built on a big boat, permanently tethered to a pier on the bank of the Ohio, because […]

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Immersive Design Studios Expands Senior Management Team

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Immersive Design Studios today announced a significant expansion with the hiring of Timothy Leyne as Chief Financial Officer and Juan Pablo Di Lelle as Chief Product Officer, both newly-created positions for the company. Immersive’s expanded management team will support the company’s goals of aggressive growth and development of the next generation of its innovative CANVAS […]

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Italy’s CLS Upgrades To Martin Audio Wavefront Precision Mini

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Florence, Italy – November, 2019. Italian rental company CLS has upgraded its Martin Audio inventory by investing in a new Wavefront Precision Mini (WPM) PA rig. The sale to the company, which was set up in the Florence region last year by Duccio Mitola, was handled by Audiosales, Martin Audio’s Italian distributor. However, Duccio’s experience of […]

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Key-supplier invests in first DiGiCo SD7 Quantum for Germany

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The first DiGiCo SD7 Quantum console sold in Germany is to Protones Veranstaltungstechnik, a newly appointed DiGiCo rental and installation supplier in northern Germany. Protones is an established rental company with many well-known German pop and rock bands on its client list, such as Fury in the Slaughterhouse, as well as servicing and audio refurbishment contracts […]

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Atlona Announces Second-Generation Velocity AV Control Platform

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SAN JOSE, California, November 18, 2019 – Atlona has significantly updated its groundbreaking Velocity™ IP-enabled AV control platform, with exciting new features and flexible deployment options for commercial AV environments. Available in January and making its debut at ISE 2020 (February 11-14, Amsterdam RAI, Stand 5-T50), Velocity will transition into an expanded and enhanced platform […]

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Barco reveals Insights for the Digital OR at Medica 2019

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Precise images, efficient workflow, and real-time information are all essential components of the modern, digital operating room. This year at Medica (Hall 10, F67 booth), Barco will showcase our next-gen surgical solutions that embody the innovative technology and creative concepts to support better healthcare outcomes. The central information hub for the OR Barco’s new Smart […]

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Primeview Expands Product Offerings with New Portable Line of Narrow Pixel Pitch LED Systems

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Primeview Global has launched a new generation of the company’s FusionMAX narrow pixel pitch LED video wall systems, including pixel pitches of 1.2, 1.5, and 1.9 millimeters that are now completely portable. As sports venues, government and corporate end-users are increasingly adopting LED video technology as a viable alternative to LCD technology, this new product […]

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PixelFLEX helps define the Longhorn culture at the University of Texas

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Nashville, TN (11/14/2019) – Located in the Red McCombs Red Zone at Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium, the new Frank Denius Family University of Texas Athletics Hall of Fame recently celebrated its grand opening. As the University’s first-ever sports Hall of Fame, the $17.1 million project tells the story of Texas Athletics from its first […]

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Doni Myers Takes the Helm as Head of EliteProAV®, the Commercial Division of Elite Screens Inc.

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Garden Grove, Calif. Nov. 14, 2019 — EliteProAV®, the dedicated commercial products division of Elite Screens Inc., is proud to name Doni Myers as the new managing director. As a founding member of Elite Screens Inc., Doni Myers brings over 20-years experience in the Audio Visual Technologies industry. Her extensive background and key contacts make […]

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Epson Announces Availability for New BrightLink Interactive Ultra Short-Throw Laser Displays

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 14, 2019 – Epson, the number one projector manufacturer in the world,1 today announced availability for its new award-winning BrightLink® interactive laser displays – the BrightLink 1485Fi is now shipping and the BrightLink 1480Fi will ship in March 2020. These 3LCD interactive laser displays provide 5,000 lumens of color and […]

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D&H Distributing Headquarters Leads by Example with New Video Wall Powered by Gefen AV Over IP

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CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA, November 14, 2019 – As a leading distributor of IT and Pro AV solutions for integrators, resellers and retailers, D&H Distributing is always looking for new tools to help its clients achieve their technology goals. When the company recently moved to a new headquarters in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, they saw an opportunity to demonstrate […]

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NEC Display Launches PA311D, 31″ 4K Color Accurate Desktop

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CHICAGO, Nov. 13, 2019 – NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial displays and projectors, today announced the launch of the MultiSync PA311D, a new 31-inch IPS wide color gamut display with a 4K (4096×2160) resolution. “The MultiSync PA311D will take its place as our flagship monitor in the PA Series of […]

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WolfPack 4K/30 HDBaseT Input Card to 220′ & 1080p to 330′ Announced by HDTV Supply, Inc.

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Los Angeles, CA, November 13, 2019 — HDTV Supply, one of the nation’s top Internet providers of consumer electronics devices and related products, announced their new HDTV Supplys WolfPack HDTV Supplys WolfPack 4K/30 HDBaseT Input Card is a 4K 4:2:0 compliant, 1-port input card designed to work with our WolfPack Matrix Switchers. The 4K HDBaseT Input […]

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Visix Interactive Digital Signage Wins Davey Award for User Experience Design

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ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 13, 2019 – Visix, Inc. has been honored with a Silver Davey Award for their custom interactive signage design for the Adele H. Stamp Student Union at the University of Maryland. The award is in the feature category of Best User Experience, recognizing superior design and navigation as a whole. The project is displayed on touchscreens in 11 different sites […]

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Dante and Dante Domain Manager Help Streamline Workflows, Elevate the Curriculum at the University of Colorado – Denver

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PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 13, 2019 – Audinate, developer of the industry-leading Dante® media networking technology, has helped enable the University of Colorado, Denver to streamline audio production workflows, manage student projects, and advance the university’s curriculum thanks to a Dante audio network. Dante and Dante Domain Manager have become integral technologies within the school’s Music […]

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WolfPack 4K/30 HDBaseT Input Card to 220′ & 1080p to 330′ Announced by HDTV Supply, Inc.

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Los Angeles, CA, November 13, 2019 — HDTV Supply, one of the nation’s top Internet providers of consumer electronics devices and related products, announced their new HDTV Supplys WolfPack HDTV Supplys WolfPack 4K/30 HDBaseT Input Card is a 4K 4:2:0 compliant, 1-port input card designed to work with our WolfPack Matrix Switchers. The 4K HDBaseT Input […]

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AudioControl and Josh.ai Partner to Transform the Home Entertainment Experience

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Seattle, WA, November 12th, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has announced a collaboration with Josh.ai, enabling users to effortlessly control their AudioControl-powered entertainment systems utilizing Josh.ai’s natural language and privacy-focused voice automation technology. Features of the integration include auto-discovery of AudioControl products, power […]

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CEDIA Announces New Elected Board of Directors

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CEDIA has announced four new elected directors to serve on the CEDIA Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term. Following a 41-day voting period for CEDIA members, Melanie Malcolm was elected to fill the open EMEA position and Jamie Briesemeister, Bill Skaer, and Amanda Wildman were elected to fill the open positions for the rest of the […]

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World’s First Guitar-Shaped Hotel Comes to Life with Dramatic Visuals Powered by a RealMotion 4 Karat Server

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, November 12, 2019 — RealMotion™, the pioneering designer of content management and creation software and hardware, recently brought its expertise to the launch of the world’s first guitar-shaped hotel, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Powered by a single RealMotion 4 Karat Gold Series server, the entire facade […]

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Christie to Demonstrate Experiences Designed to Spark Creativity at IAAPA Expo 2019

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ORLANDO, Fla. – (November 12, 2019) – Showcasing immersive experiences designed to inspire attraction designers and theme park operators, Christie will demonstrate the latest LED and projection technologies at IAAPA Expo November 19-22 in Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center. “Christie continually pushes the boundaries of display and processing technology, and we work closely with our […]

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Creator Corporation Joins SDVoE Alliance

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MONTREAL — Nov. 12, 2019 — The SDVoE™ Alliance today announced Creator Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AV solutions based in Guangzhou City, China, has joined the alliance as an adopting member. “We’re proud to join the SDVoE Alliance and to work with the innovative SDVoE technology,” said Jing Long, R&D dept. manager, Creator Corporation. […]

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AtlasIED Offers Education, Inspiration to Commercial AV Integrators at Technology Managers’ Summit

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Phoenix, AZ (November 12, 2019) – AtlasIED, a global electronics manufacturer providing comprehensive audio and security solutions for commercial markets, will provide a full day of training and professional development at the Technology Managers’ Summit, Nov. 19, in Atlanta. The program will include informative peer-to-peer panel discussions and compelling roundtable dialogue. Leading the presentations will […]

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ClearOne’s CONVERGE Pro 2

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ClearOne today announced the availability of its wall-mount Bluetooth Expander that enables Bluetooth audio conferencing and streaming from mobile devices to ClearOne’s CONVERGE Pro 2 and Huddle Audio DSPs. NFC tap-to-Pair allows fast and simple connectivity with mobile devices, and the Bluetooth pair name can be customized. P-Link simplifies wiring on both the CONVERGE Pro […]

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Symetrix Radius Manages Audio Network at Luxurious Kudadoo Island

Kudadoo, Maldives-November 2019… When Luxury Travel Intelligence named Kudadoo the world’s best new luxury hotel for 2019, it greatly understated the case. Kudadoo isn’t just a luxury hotel; it’s a stunningly gorgeous, private, adults-only, tropical island resort. Part of the Republic of Maldives in the southeastern Indian Ocean, Kudadoo offers 15 private over-water bungalows with […]

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Black Box to Show High-Performance KVM and Video Wall Solutions for Homeland Security and Safety at Milipol Paris

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Nov. 11, 2019 — Black Box, an industry-leading provider of IT connectivity solutions, today announced that it will feature its secure, high-performance KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) solutions, NIAP 3.0-certified KVM switches, and HDMI-over-IP distribution and video wall control solutions on Stand 4 A 052 at Milipol Paris 2019. Dedicated to homeland security […]

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