Michael Williams

Michael Williams

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

Extron Now Shipping XTP I/O Boards with Increased Remote Power Capability


Anaheim, California (April 17, 2019) – Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of upgraded XTP CP 4K I/O boards with higher remote power support. The new XTP CP 4i 4K input board and XTP CP 4o 4K output board now provide up to 26 watts of remote power to XTP transmitters and receivers. The increased remote power capability enables the newest XTP T USW 103 4K […]

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Panasonic Laser Projectors Create Immersive Experience at Oraya Movement Yoga, Pilates and Wellness Studio


Challenge: Nicole Drakulich, founder and owner of Oraya Movement, Inc. has always had a passion for breaking boundaries in traditional territories; finding a way to stand out. With a background in graphic design and a love for fitness, health and wellness, Nicole was looking to combine her passions to propel the global movement of wellness. Entering […]

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Tripleplay enhances IPTV encryption support for Sky Bright Box


London, UK, 17/04/2019: Tripleplay has announced that its platform now offers compatibility for the Sky Bright Box, the technology behind Sky Select, which delivers amazing HD entertainment across hotels from one centralised HD system, ensuring end-to-end encryption for Sky’s world-class TV content for its IPTV and Interactive IPTV Portal solution. Sky Business and Tripleplay have worked […]

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Zylia Takes Portable 360-Degree Recording to New Territory With Tablet-Based Control of Its Acclaimed ZM-1 Microphone


POZNAN, Poland — April 17, 2019 — Making high-resolution 360-degree recording in the field easier than ever, Zylia today introduced a Windows tablet-compatible version of ZYLIA software for the company’s acclaimed ZYLIA ZM-1 microphone. Convenient tablet-based control over the ZM-1, a compact 3rd order Ambisonics microphone, gives sound engineers and musicians a lightweight and highly […]

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Form Meets Function in RTI’s New KA8 and KA11 Tabletop/Wall-Mounted Touchpanels


SHAKOPEE, Minn. — April 17, 2019 — RTI, a global leader in control and automation, today announced that the company is now shipping its new KA8 and KA11 tabletop/wall-mounted touchpanels for simple, intuitive control over electronic systems in residential and commercial applications. The KA8 and KA11 combine vivid widescreen LCD displays with integrated capacitive touchscreens […]

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KanexPro Partners with DTVGameControl for Enhanced Matrix Control


Brea, Calif. – April 17, 2019 – KanexPro, an industry-leading provider of connectivity solutions to the IT and AV markets, announces a partnership with DTVGameControl, a solution designed for controlling and managing video tiling and video walls in sports bars and restaurants. KanexPro will feature DTVGameControl in select AV over IP products, including the Network AV over IP […]

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Tripleplay’s Digital Signage and IPTV on display at InfoComm Southeast Asia (SEA) debut


Singapore, 16/04/2019: Tripleplay is proud to be exhibiting at the very first AVIXA exhibition dedicated exclusively to the Southeast Asia region; InfoComm SEA. A huge milestone for the region’s AV industry, Tripleplay will showcase its ground-breaking IPTV, digital signage and interactive technology at the inaugural show, exhibiting on stand D20. InfoComm is North America’s largest, […]

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Pliant Technologies CrewCom Receives a Standing Ovation at The Red Earth Arts Precinct


AUSTRALIA, APRIL 16, 2019 — HME Services develops high level AV, lighting design, staging and venue system integration, and has built valued relationships with a wide variety of clients, including theaters, opera houses, universities, performing arts centers, convention centers and houses of worship. When HME Services was tasked to work on the new Red Earth […]

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IBASE Unveils Two AMD RyzenT Embedded R1000-Based Solutions


Taipei, Taiwan, April 16, 2019 – IBASE Technology Inc. (TPEx: 08050), a world leader in the manufacture of industrial motherboards and embedded systems, has unveiled two new AMD Ryzen™ Embedded R1000-based offerings, including the IB918 3.5-inch form factor SBC and the SI-323-N digital signage player with three HDMI. The models use the AMD Ryzen Embedded […]

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Savant Releases Next Generation Lighting Control and Energy Management Solutions


HYANNIS, MASS. April 16th, 2019 — Savant, a leader in smart home technology, has introduced lighting and energy control modules that offer functionality found with no other solution. These 2-channel energy reporting modules have been engineered to deliver control and energy management of lighting as well as other electrical loads such as household appliances throughout […]

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Black Nova Keypads and Touch Panels Join Family of Crestron Connected Products


Rockleigh, NJ – April 15, 2019 – Crestron, the global leader in advanced smart home technology, announced today that through its strategic partnership with Black Nova Ltd., the ARIA®, ALBA®, and ANY® collections of stylish, innovative keypads and touch panels are now Crestron Connected® products. Crestron residential dealers can now integrate them in their system […]

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SI Adds Six New Easy Ways to Become a Shade Dealer Nationally


Austin, TX—April 11, 2019—Six months after quietly launching their innovative Nano indoor and Zen outdoor roller shade lines, the aptly named Screen Innovations (SI) today formally announced the full national rollout of both lines. In addition to national onboarding of dealers, SI is also making it simple to become an authorized dealer with six easy ways for to get onboard. “Dealers demand to […]

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Introducing Event Boosterapp, an app for the Pro AV Rental channel to boost networking at events


California, USA, 15 April 2019.- Booster Technology Solutions, the tech company based in California, announces the launch of Event Boosterapp, an innovative SaaS event organization platform for the Pro AV Rental industry that facilitates entertaining and profitable networking for participants. With Event Boosterapp, visitors to fairs and congresses can contact each other and exhibitors, save […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 839: TASCAM Demos New MM-2D Live on rAVe RADIO


Gary was joined on his podcast today, via video, with TASCAM’s Chris Wright and Dirk Born, to demo their new MM-2D and DCP Connect Software appliance  The MM-2D-X is a compact converter that converts 2-channel mic/line input/output signals into Dante signals. The TASCAM DCP CONNECT is a remote control software designed for system integrators to configure AND control any TASCAM […]

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AtlasIED Bolsters Sales Team with New Regional Sales Managers


Phoenix, AZ – (April 11, 2019) – AtlasIED— a global manufacturer of comprehensive audio solutions for commercial business environments, is once again expanding its team with the addition of Bob Lichty and Patrick Nunnally as regional sales managers. Lichty, Regional Sales Manager, North Central will apply his sales and marketing leadership talents, along with his […]

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“Nonconformist” Advertising Agency Says Videotel Digital Product Makes Installations Anything But Status Quo


SAN DIEGO APRIL 09, 2019 Founded in 2011 and with high end clients, the renegade advertising agency, Misfit, knows of what they speak. Comfortable keeping company with the likes of the American Red Cross, Hitachi, Adobe, and Drexel University the company is adept in creating marketing installations that resonate with their target audience. This is […]

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LinkedIn and David Carroll Associates Meet at the Frontier of Remote Media Production


Richmond, CA-April 2019… LinkedIn, the business-oriented professional network platform, is riding a technology wave with the recent introduction of LinkedIn Live, a platform for live video streaming. To support LinkedIn Live and other media ventures, Gary Schneider, LinkedIn’s Lead Media Systems Architect, has spent four years spearheading an initiative to enable LinkedIn to produce video […]

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Bryston Adds Qobuz Streaming Capability to BDP Music Players


Peterborough, Ontario April 8th, 2019 – Bryston (bryston.com) has introduced native support for the Qobuz streaming music service as an available firmware update for Bryston’s award-winning BDP Music Players. Qobuz, the world’s first certified high-resolution (24-bit/up to 192 kHz) streaming service, enables users to stream uncompressed content from a library of well over 40 million […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Constellation


NAB 2019, Las Vegas, USA – Monday, April 8, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Constellation 8K a major new high end live production switcher with 8K capability that lets customers create content for the next generation of the television industry. ATEM Constellation 8K is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$9,995. The ATEM Constellation […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR


NAB 2019, Las Vegas, USA – Monday, April 8, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR a new innovative broadcast deck with advanced H.265 8K recording combined with touch screen user interface and traditional broadcast deck controls. HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR will be available in June 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$4995. The […]

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New SDI Converters from MuxLab Enable Equipment Integration


LAS VEGAS, NV BOOTH C8948 – MuxLab unveils two new SDI converters at NAB, giving broadcasters the ability to quickly up and down scale signals to enable a high-quality, very stable signal transmission. By converting different resolutions, these solutions provide an easy method of integrating broadcast equipment and displays. The 12G-SDI to Quad/Dual Link SDI […]

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InSync Technology Partners With Dalet on a Software Standards Conversion Within Dalet AmberFin


LAS VEGAS — April 8, 2019 — InSync Technology and Dalet today announced integration of FrameFormer, motion compensated frame rate conversion, into the industry-leading Dalet AmberFin media processing platform. Dalet AmberFin is an orchestrated, scalable media processing platform with fully integrated ingest, mastering, QC, and review functionality, enabling facilities to make great pictures in a […]

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Avid and Bannister Lake Enter Into Sales and Distribution Agreement


LAS VEGAS — April 7, 2019 — Bannister Lake announced today it has entered into a joint sales, marketing, and distribution agreement with Avid®. Avid will serve as a non-exclusive distributor of Bannister Lake’s Chameleon data aggregation and management solution. With integration between Chameleon and the Avid Maestro™ Graphics, Avid users will be able to […]

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Yamaha Now Shipping CS-700 SIP Video Sound Bar


SUDBURY, Mass. — April 8, 2019 ― Yamaha is now shipping the CS-700 SIP Video Sound Collaboration System. Part of Yamaha’s award-winning Video Sound Bar family, the CS-700 SIP model is the industry’s first video collaboration solution to integrate PBX and UC applications. With this innovation, customers can bridge telephone calls and web conferences, achieving […]

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BenQ Expands True 4K UHD HDR Home Cinema Lineup With Midrange Projector


COSTA MESA, Calif. — April 8, 2019 — BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of visual display solutions, today announced the new CinePrime HT5550, the latest 4K DLP projector in BenQ’s home cinema portfolio capable of precisely reproducing 4K UHD HDR movies. Perfectly suited for dedicated home theaters and living rooms, the projector combines BenQ’s HDR-PRO™ […]

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NEW from Williams Sound…The FM+ Assistive Listening System


Minneapolis, MN – Williams Sound is ready to revolutionize the world of assistive listening with the introduction of FM+, the industry’s first system able to broadcast both FM and Wi-Fi audio from a single source. The new FM+ integrates professional WaveCAST Wi-Fi audio server technology into a Williams Sound FM assistive listening system.  End users can now […]

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