Michael Williams

Michael Williams

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

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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Energy City Exhibit with Vivitek Projectors Energizes 110-year-old Houston Museum of Natural Science


Overview Houston’s Museum of Natural Science strives to fulfill a singular mission: to “enhance in individuals the knowledge and delight in natural science and related subjects.” This pursuit underlies every project, program and exhibition associated with the museum and is exemplified in the institution’s Wiess Energy Hall. Recently enlarged from 8,500 square feet to 30,000 […]

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SI Releases V2 of “Flow” Including Zen Outdoor Shading Design System


Austin, TX—April 4, 2019—First introduced at CEDIA in September 2018, the Flow™ design ecosystem was developed by Screen Innovations® (SI®) to function as the missing link for dealers to eliminate the guesswork when designing, specifying, and ordering SI’s indoor Shades. Today, SI announces the release of Flow V2.0, which includes Zen, the company’s outdoor line […]

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New Crestron CP4-R Control System Unleashes Full Potential of Crestron Home Operating System


Rockleigh, NJ – April 4, 2019 – Crestron, the global leader in advanced smart home technology, announced today it is now shipping the new CP4-R, the fastest, most powerful residential control system the company has ever built. Crestron’s first 4-Series product, the CP4-R is the ultimate “central brain” of the all-new Crestron Home operating system, […]

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Major News Network Purchases AVIWEST Solution from VidOvation for Contribution and Distribution of Live News Over Public Internet


LAKE FOREST, Calif. — April 2, 2019 — VidOvation today announced that a major U.S. news network has made a significant purchase of AVIWEST video-over-IP transport technology. The network will use the Emmy Award-winning AVIWEST HE4000 HEVC live encoder for contribution and distribution of live news content bidirectionally between master control and remote affiliates using […]

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GoBright B.V. announces a Outlook plugin for an integrated room management application (+ catering & services)


GoBright is proud to announce the launch of a plugin that will integrate our platform into Microsoft Outlook and gives you powerful search and booking possibility’s directly in your personal Outlook calendar. At GoBright, manufacturer of room and desk management solutions, we aim to make office life easier and more efficient. With this plugin you […]

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Leverage the Power of Extron Configurable Control with Panopto Video Content Management Systems


Anaheim, California (April 2, 2019) – Extron, the leader in integrated AV solutions, and Panopto, the leading enterprise video platform provider, today announced a strategic partnership to seamlessly integrate Extron’s configurable AV control systems with Panopto’s media capture software and content management system. Extron is now publishing certified drivers for Panopto enterprise video content management […]

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VITEC to Introduce Zero-Latency HEVC Contribution at the 2019 NAB Show


ATLANTA — March 27, 2019 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video solutions, will demonstrate the zero-latency MGW Ace Encoder and MGW Ace Decoder solution, achieving video contribution with no visible delay. Powered by the VITEC HEVC GEN2+ codec, the multiple award-winning solution delivers 16-millisecond glass-to-glass latency. This innovative codec provides best-in-class HEVC video […]

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Christie brings powerful tools for the live event industry to Prolight + Sound


PROLIGHT+SOUND/FRANKFURT, Germany – (March 27, 2019) – Prolight + Sound attendees will see the tools to create powerful experiences first hand on the Christie® stand C30, Hall 4.0, from April 2-5 at Messe Frankfurt, including the game-changing Christie MicroTiles® LED, Christie Pandoras Box media server, Spyder X80 multiscreen windowing processor, and the newest addition to […]

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ATEN Enhances Android Mobile Gaming Experience


IRVINE, CA – March 27, 2019 – ATEN Technology, Inc., the technology leader and global manufacturer of KVM and Pro AV connectivity solutions, today launched its newest USB-C Multiport Mini Dock, the “UH3236”. With multi-task capabilities, the powerful and versatile portable docking solution provides a lag-free and intense PC-like gaming experience for mobile gamers via […]

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Avocor Expands How It Makes Collaboration And Enterprise Integration Seamless Through New Alliance With Lenovo


Enterprise Connect, Orlando, March 18, 2019 — At Enterprise Connect, Avocor, the world’s fastest-growing collaboration display solution company, announced an alliance with global technology leader Lenovo that will not only enable seamless integration of Avocor interactive displays across Lenovo Enterprise clients but also expand Avocor’s market presence. As part of the alliance, Lenovo will include […]

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New AtlasIED ARCAT Library and BIM Content Makes It Easy for Architects and Specifiers to Incorporate AtlasIED Audio Solutions Into Their Projects


Phoenix, AZ – (March 28, 2019) – AtlasIED— a global manufacturer of comprehensive audio solutions for commercial business environments, announces that Building Information Modeling (BIM) objects, families, and system files for AtlasIED products are now available through ARCAT, the leading online resource of free building product information. Making it easier for members of the architectural, […]

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