Michael Williams

Michael Williams

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

Panasonic’s Virtual Broadcast Airs May 6 Unveiling New Technology for The Future of Video Production


Panasonic’s Virtual Broadcast Airs May 6 Unveiling New Technology for The Future of Video Production Virtual experience will feature discussions on industry trends, challenges and technologies impacting live and remote video production as well as news and content creation WHO: Experts from Panasonic’s professional video team: John Baisley, senior vice president, Panasonic Professional Imaging and […]

Read more

Listen Technologies Acquires ExXothermic, Inc.


BLUFFDALE, UTAH – May 1, 2020 – Listen Technologies Corporation, the leading provider of advanced wireless listening solutions for 22 years, has acquired ExXothermic, Inc., the leader in high-quality, low-latency Wi-Fi audio technology. ExXothermic has several patents for its Wi-Fi streaming technology and has delivered thousands of Wi-Fi audio channels for use in assistive listening, […]

Read more

Legrand’s Charlie Derk Now Leading Product and Marketing Strategy for QMotion and Vantage Brands


CARLSBAD, Calif. — May 4, 2020 — Legrand’s Shading and Residential Controls business today announced that Charlie Derk, Director of Product Marketing for the company’s QMotion brand, is now also leading the product and marketing strategy for Vantage, Legrand’s luxury residential lighting control brand. “The health and wellness category is experiencing tremendous interest across both the […]

Read more

Extron Introduces XPA Ultra Amplifiers with Switchable Bridging


Anaheim, California (April 29, 2020) – Extron is excited to introduce the XPA U 1004 SB and XPA U 2002 SB, ENERGY STAR qualified audio power amplifiers, featuring flexible channel pairs that can drive 8 ohm, 4 ohm, 70 volt, or 100 volt loads. The individually bridgeable channel pairs of the XPA U 1004 SB can deliver two 100 watt channels into low impedance systems or one 200 watt channel into low […]

Read more

Mobile County Public Schools Use Extron Collaboration Technology to Create Busy Learning Spaces


Anaheim, California (April 30, 2020) – Mobile County Public School System in Alabama is repurposing outdated computer labs and libraries into heavily used collaboration spaces equipped with modern AV technology. These spaces embrace the shift in teaching pedagogy away from lecture to collaborative and cooperative learning. Integrator Transport Solutions, Inc. designed and installed the AV systems […]

Read more

Alcons US Network Grows Again With New York’s On The Road Marketing


Alcons Audio has appointed On The Road Marketing as its representative in the New York / New England region, a company with over 30 years in professional audio sales. Based in Rivervale, a short distance north of New York City, On The Road Marketing was originally established as a musical instrument distributor, quickly expanding its […]

Read more

New Customizable Shelf Light Bars from Environmental Lights


April 23, 2020, San Diego, CA – Environmental Lights, a leader in LED lighting solutions, announces the launch of new Customizable Shelf Light Bars. Customizable Shelf Light Bars are the ideal lighting solution for convenience store displays, retail gondolas or any shelving system that needs discreet product lighting. They are available in multiple sizes and […]

Read more

The Orpheum Theatre Returns to its Multiuse Programing with the Help of Audinate’s Dante


PHOENIX, Ariz., April 30, 2020 – The Orpheum Theatre is a 1,364-seat performance space located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. If you’ve seen a performance of most any type – the Orpheum has likely seen it too. Opened in 1929, the ornate, elaborate construction of the Orpheum was adorned within by magnificent murals and moldings that set […]

Read more

L-Acoustics Creations Appoints Business Manager


London, UK – April 2020 – For 35 years, L-Acoustics has provided the pro audio industry with premium solutions for live events worldwide. L-Acoustics Creations, a new division of the company, brings this concert-grade technology to extraordinary sound spaces in private residential, cultural, and marine AV environments. The appointment of Nick Fichte to the role of Business […]

Read more

Xilica Enhances Hospitality Experience at Dubai’s Hutong DIFC


Toronto, April 30, 2020 — Xilica®, a global leader in digital signal processing technology for AV and installed sound, continues its forward momentum in the hospitality vertical with a Solaro Series DSP installation at Hutong, a high-end Chinese restaurant located in the busy Dubai International Financial District. Installed by Levels, a regional integrator specializing in the hotel, bar, restaurant and nightlife sectors, the project leverages a Solaro […]

Read more

AudioControl Continues to Support Dealers with Exciting New Products


Seattle, WA, April 30th, 2020 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has been supporting audio/video and home theater specialists as well as technology integrators for well over 40 years, and the design, manufacture and shipping of best-in-class audio solutions continues safely through the current pandemic. Additionally, AudioControl continues to provide award-winning online training and support services to dealers around […]

Read more

Williams AV Partners with Ampetronic Ltd. For UK Assistive Listening Market


Williams AV announces a strategic partnership with Ampetronic Ltd. to become the exclusive distributor of its Assistive Listening and conferencing products in the U.K. marketplace. Effective May 1, 2020, resellers in the UK can source Williams AV products through local inventory and utilize the expertise of Ampetronic sales, design and service teams. In addition, Williams AV […]

Read more

Sennheiser and Extron partner for seamless conferencing solutions


Old Lyme, Connecticut, April 30, 2020 – Sennheiser has partnered with Extron Electronics to create easy-to-deploy audio solutions for modern workspaces. With certified control drivers for Sennheiser’s TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone array added to the Extron DMP Plus series of audio DSPs, customers can create high-quality sound systems that are easy to control and work reliably. […]

Read more

Ross Announces Huge Features Gains for Carbonite Ultra Production Switcher


Ottawa, Canada, April 30th 2020 – As part of the Ross Live | 2020 program, Ross is today pleased to announce a significant update for the Carbonite Ultra production switcher that brings massive feature additions and offers customers even more flexibility and convenience. The forthcoming V4 update includes support for all different frame rates and sees the addition of […]

Read more

Stampede to Host First Virtual Big Book of AV Event for Cleveland Resellers on May 14, 2020


AMHERST, NEW YORK, April 30, 2020 — Demonstrating creativity and resiliency in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, Stampede, the global leader in value added ProAV distribution, is turning its Cleveland, Ohio Big Book of AV tour stop into a live virtual event on May 14, 2020 that will focus on pre-arranged one-to-one manufacturer-reseller focused […]

Read more

Screen Innovations Now Shipping Fontus; Two-Way Power and Control Over Two-Conductor Wire


Austin, TX (April 30, 2020) — Screen Innovations (SI), a premier manufacturer of optical screens and designer shades, announces the immediate availability of Fontus, a revolutionary new product that enables their low-voltage motorized screens and shades to be powered and controlled via any type of traditional two-conductor wiring. SI’s Fontus allows integrators to utilize wire […]

Read more

Marketron Offers Programs to Support Radio Broadcasters Through COVID-19 Crisis


HAILEY, Idaho — April 22, 2020 — Marketron, the leading provider of enterprise revenue management and digital software solutions, has launched several new programs designed to support its customers during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing tools that maintain business continuity from traffic management to electronic invoicing. “As we all face the challenge of navigating the coronavirus […]

Read more

Moki’s Cloud-based Mobile Device Management Platform Now Integrated with BrightSign BSN.cloud


BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced that Moki’s cloud-based Mobile Device Management (MDM) software now offers support for BrightSign media players via BSN.cloud Control Cloud. Moki Device Management for BrightSign brings extensive remote management capabilities to BrightSign devices and gives Moki customers the ability to easily manage fleets […]

Read more

L-Acoustics reaches for the stars at Melkweg with K2


AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – April 2020 – Located in the prime nightlife area of Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam, Melkweg (Dutch for ‘Milky Way’) is the second largest venue in Holland and one of the capital’s most unique music and culture hubs, attracting more than half a million visitors each year. The large building is housed in a former milk […]

Read more

PureLink Releases New Products for Live Production


FAIR LAWN, N.J. – April 17, 2020 – — PureLink™, the leader in AV and IP distribution, has released new products to help simplify live broadcasts and productions. The BS-601 is a full HD, 6×1 broadcast switcher. This high-performance broadcast switcher features (2) HDMI inputs, (4) 3G-SDI inputs, audio inputs and outputs, Multiview preview output, and HDMI program output. The BS-601 also […]

Read more

Steven Sauer to Lead Toshiba Business Solutions


LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 15, 2020 —Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) today names Steven Sauer president of Toshiba Business Solutions (TBS), the company’s direct sales operation. Sauer is now fully responsible for the sales, professional services and operational management of TBS’ four regional offices with nearly 100 locations across the United States.  He is specifically tasked with […]

Read more

AtlasIED Introduces New UL Listed Speakers for Fire Signaling and Alarms


PHOENIX, AZ – (April 15, 2020) –  AtlasIED continues to strengthen its presence and participation in the commercial security and audio-video marketplace with the introduction of four new UL 1480 certified speakers. The certification permits these speakers to be used in code-required fire alarm systems (NFPA 72) for fire alarm and signaling.   The certification […]

Read more

Drew Horowitz Joins Marketron Board of Directors


HAILEY, Idaho — April 16, 2020 — Marketron, the leading provider of enterprise revenue management and digital software solutions, today announced that Drew Horowitz has joined the company’s board of directors. A prominent figure in radio broadcasting, Horowitz will help guide Marketron as the company explores new opportunities for revenue growth and pursues further innovation in […]

Read more

ClearOne Awarded New Strategic Patent for Power over Ethernet Systems


SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2020 — ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a global provider of audio and visual communication solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a strategic new patent relating to power transmission for Power over Ethernet (PoE) systems by the US Patent and Trademark Office.  Awarded on April 14, 2020, the patent describes a simple […]

Read more

SDVoE Alliance Partnering on LAVNCH WEEK, Sponsoring End User Day


MONTREAL — April 16, 2020 — The SDVoE Alliance® today announced its participation in LAVNCH WEEK, created by THE rAVe Agency in partnership with Zoom Video Communications.  LAVNCH WEEK (pronounced “launch” week) is a live five-day virtual event (April 27-May 1) that combines keynote presentations, interactive panels and video content with a focus on a different […]

Read more

Videotel Digital Outsmarts the Coronavirus With An NON-Touch Interactive Solution That Triggers & Displays Digital Content on Any Screen


SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) APRIL 14, 2020 Ramping up their efforts to help the healthcare industry provide for the influx of patients dealing with COVID-19, Videotel Digital has once again thought outside the box. With the pandemic in full flux, they keep their position as a leading manufacturer of interactive digital signage solutions with the WAVE to Play product. […]

Read more

Magenta Research by tvONE ships armored active optical cables


Cincinnati, OH, April 15, 2020 – tvONE™ (www.tvone.com), a leading designer and manufacturer of cutting-edge video and multimedia processing equipment and home of Magenta Research, announces armored and watertight rugged active optical cables are now shipping. The new armored active optical cables feature both DisplayPort 1.4 (MG-AOC-88A) and HDMI 2.0 (MG-AOC-66A) options, from lengths of 10, 30, […]

Read more

Magewell Adds SRT Streaming to Free Capture Express Software


April 15, 2020 — Nanjing, China: Magewell today announced a new upgrade of its free Capture Express recording application that expands the software’s streaming capabilities. Version 3.2 adds new support for multiple streaming technologies including the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol developed and open-sourced by Haivision. While Magewell capture devices feature extensive compatibility with popular […]

Read more

Peerless-AV® Launches Upgraded 86″ UltraView™ UHD Outdoor TV


AURORA, Ill. – April 14, 2020 – Peerless-AV®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality audio and video solutions and accessories, is pleased to present the newest addition to its expanded line of all-season outdoor TVs for entertainment and living, the 86″ UltraView™ UHD Outdoor TV (UV862). Providing 4K resolution and a brightness that […]

Read more

Sustainability at the Heart of New Genelec RAW Loudspeakers


NATICK, MA, April 9, 2020 — Genelec, the global leader in professional loudspeakers, is now offering customers the option of a special RAW aluminum color finish, available on a selection of the most popular models in its Studio, AV and Home Audio ranges. All the models feature the timeless Minimum Diffraction Enclosure (MDE) design, developed by […]

Read more