Michael Williams

Michael Williams

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

Savant Enhances Partners in Excellence Program


HYANNIS, MASS. August 29th, 2019 — Savant®, a leader in smart home technology, has refined its Partners in Excellence program, providing integrators and their clients with a comprehensive selection of best-in-class connected devices to create a seamless smart home ecosystem. The objective of the program is to provide integrators and their clients with the best […]

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Bryston Introduces the BDA-3.14 Multi-Function Streaming DAC


Peterborough, Ontario August 29th, 2019 – Bryston (bryston.com) has introduced the BDA-3.14 multi-function DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) that adds an array of impressive features to the much heralded BDA-3 DAC platform. The BDA-3.14 delivers the performance and unmatched build quality that music aficionados have come to expect from Bryston. The BDA-3.14 will be available […]

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Magewell to Reveal New NDI® Hardware Decoder Model at IBC2019


August 29, 2019 — Nanjing, China: Continuing to empower broadcast and AV professionals’ transition to IP-based workflows with the industry’s broadest range of standalone NDI(r) converters, Magewell will unveil the second powerful NDI decoder device in its Pro Convert family at the upcoming IBC2019 exhibition. The new Pro Convert for NDI(r) to HDMI model will […]

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AudioControl Set to Conquer the 2019 CEDIA Expo


Seattle, WA, August 29th, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets will be showcasing their outstanding and extensive new product lineup at the 2019 CEDIA Expo in Denver. Attendees are encouraged to come to booth 1813 to see a completely new line of home theater […]

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The Ci4C4 Process by Simply Reliable Saves Control4 Dealers Two Days Work


SAINT PETERSBURG, FL – August 28, 2019 – Simply Reliable, the leader in cloud-based business process management, announces robust new features to debut prior to the upcoming trade show. Simply Reliable will showcase smartOFFICETM and designMACHINETM, created specifically for the custom integration industry in booth 3020 at CEDIA 2019. The Ci4C4 ProcessÔ (Control Integration for […]

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Audio Veteran Relies on DPA for Live Sound and Recording Applications


ORINDA, CA, AUGUST 28, 2019 – As the co-founder of Diablo Digital, which provides turnkey live recording systems and services for concert, touring, festival, installation and broadcast applications, Brad Madix has accumulated an impressive resume. He has worked alongside artists such as U2, Shania Twain, Shakira, Van Halen, Rush, Alanis Morissette, Jessica Simpson, Linkin Park, […]

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Almo Corporation Names Gary Bannett Chief Financial Officer


Philadelphia, PA — August 28, 2019 —Almo Corporation, the nation’s leading independent distributor of appliances, consumer electronics, Pro A/V equipment and housewares, has named Gary Bannett Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 1, 2019. Bannett will succeed Matt Elkes, who is retiring after serving as CFO at Almo Corporation for 25 years. “Gary brings experience […]

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Leading Swiss Integration Firm Adds Modus VR to its High-End Home Theater Design Toolkit


DRAPER, UTAH, August 28, 2019 — When the core of your business relies on high-end clients spending large sums on integration projects, it pays to use the latest tools available for sales and design. For IntelliHOME, a leading Swiss home integration firm with a growing focus on home theaters, the newest tool in their kit […]

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MuxLab Solidifies Commitment to US Markets with Duty-Free, Custom-Free Shipping


MONTREAL, QUEBEC – MuxLab today announced a new partnership with Fedex Trade Networks (FTN) that affirms its long-term commitment to US-based markets.  MuxLab has committed to the collaboration with FTN to eliminate pesky duty and custom fees previously encountered when shipping product from the manufacturer’s headquarters in Montreal, Quebec. Effective Sept 3, 2019, MuxLab’s duty-free and custom-free shipping will […]

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Immersive Audio with Trinnov and Meridian Audio


Meridian will be co-hosting an Immersive Audio event with Trinnov at the Meridian HQ in Huntington on Thursday 5th September, the focus for the event is to help attendees sell and integrate higher rendered channel count cinema systems into their client’s home. “We are delighted to be co-hosting this event with Trinnov,” said Barry Sheldrick, […]

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Luxul to Showcase Reliable, High-Performance Networking Solutions for the Smart Home at CEDIA Expo 2019


DRAPER, Utah — Aug. 27, 2019 — Luxul, the leading innovator of IP networking solutions for AV integrators, today announced its technology lineup for CEDIA Expo 2019, taking place September 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In Legrand | AV’s booth 905, Luxul will exhibit a wide range of solutions that deliver reliable, […]

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QSC Promotes TJ Adams to Vice President, Systems Product Strategy and Development


Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 27, 2019) – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of TJ Adams to Vice President, Systems Product Strategy and Development. In this new role, Adams will continue to oversee strategy development and execution of product development for its Systems portfolio, including the Q-SYS Ecosystem. “Since TJ joined QSC over six […]

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Stewart Filmscreen Debuts New Balón Edge Projection Screen With a Sleek, Modern-Looking Ultra-Thin Frame


TORRANCE, Calif. — Aug. 27, 2019 — Stewart Filmscreen, the only two-time Academy Award®-winning manufacturer of professional projection screens and reference-standard projection screen materials for the audiovisual industry, today introduced the all-new Balón Edge. This new addition to the Balón series combines the best projection screen surface available with an ultra-thin frame, providing a minimalistic […]

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AIMS Introduces Updated IP Standards Roadmap, Adding the JT-NM Tech Stack


BOTHELL, Wash. — Aug. 27, 2019 — The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today released a significant update to the AIMS roadmap for a standards-based approach to applying IP technologies in broadcast operations. The latest roadmap includes an important addition: JT-NM TR-1001-1, also known as the JT-NM Tech Stack Part 1. Developed by the […]

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CHICAGO – Aug. 27, 2019 – NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial digital signage solutions, is taking its popular annual NEC Showcase on the road, bringing the latest in visual technology and solutions directly to its partners and end users across North America. This year, in addition to the New York […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Innovation Alley Brands


Alpharetta, GA (August 27, 2019) — CEDIA Expo announced today the final list of brands exhibiting in Innovation Alley, the area on the show floor which celebrates new-to-market brands making their CEDIA Expo debut at the 2019 show. All Innovation Alley exhibitors have been in business less than three years and will receive a one-year […]

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e2i Design Selects LynTec RPC Series Panel for Beachcities Church


LENEXA, Kan. — Aug. 27, 2019 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, announced that its award-winning RPC Series remote control circuit breaker panel was specified by AV systems designer e2i Design and successfully installed at Beachcities Church in Huntington Beach, California. The […]

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Yamaha UC Expands Distribution Presence in North America With Almo Professional A/V


SUDBURY, Mass. — Aug. 27, 2019 — Yamaha has announced the addition of Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s largest professional audio visual distributor, to its North American distribution partners. Almo is the first to be added since the transition to the Yamaha Unified Communications’ brand last year and will expand access to the company’s broad […]

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RoseWater Energy Group Expands Partnership with Alpine Power Systems with Logistics Management


SUNRISE, Fla. – August 26, 2019 – RoseWater Energy Group, a provider of next-generation integrated energy management systems, announces an expansion in their partnership with Alpine Power Systems. Alpine Power Systems, a nationwide solutions provider specializing in backup power, telecom, cable and motive power, currently manages RoseWater Energy Group’s installations of the HUB SB20 Energy […]

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MSI Drives VUE Line Array Through a 27-show Victory at the San Diego Fair


August 23rd, 2019 – Escondido, Ca. When Meeting Services, Inc. (MSI) won the bid to provide full production services for the San Diego County Fair, Production Account Manager, Birch Caffee, immediately spotted an opportunity to take the VUE al-12 Acoustic Linearity Line Array for a spin. Running for a full five weeks from May into […]

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Liberty AV Solutions Enters Distributor Agreement with TOA Electronics


SECAUCUS, NJ, August 1, 2019 –Liberty AV Solutions, a subsidiary of WESCO International, Inc., a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company and a leader in the professional AV marketplace, has entered into a distribution agreement with TOA Electronics, Inc., a manufacturer of professional high-performance commercial audio products. Liberty AV Solutions will be responsible for distributing […]

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Now Launching: Jabra PanaCast Real-Time Intelligent Video Solution Certified for Microsoft Teams


Jabra, leader in audio and communications solutions, today launches the Jabra PanaCast, which is engineered to be the world’s first smart panoramic-4K plug-and-play video solution certified for Microsoft Teams. With its real-time immersive intelligent vision system, Jabra PanaCast provides unique value for huddle rooms and meeting spaces, delivering wall-to-wall video, audio and data that is […]

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InFocus Executive Jim Reddy to Lead Newly Formed Stampede United States Field Sales Team


AMHERST, NEW YORK, August 22, 2019 — Demonstrating its continued ability to attract the very best talent, Stampede, the global leader in value added distribution, today announced the appointment of InFocus General Manager, Vice President of Sales-Americas, EMEA Jim Reddy to serve as the Vice President of Sales of a newly formed Stampede United States […]

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Electro Voice loudspeakers solve audio challenges at Leicester City Football Club


Leicester UK, August 2019: Just as Leicester City Football Club’s historic 2015/16 Premier League win transformed the 111-year old club’s fortunes, the quality of presentations at the King Power Stadium has been similarly revolutionized by the superiority of a new Electro-Voice sound system installation. The big task for Birmingham-based installer DMX Productions was to achieve […]

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MSE Audio Launches Rockustics OneSub and DubSub At CEDIA


Overland Park, Kan. – August 22, 2019 – MSE Audio, parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, Soundsphere, dARTS, Phase Technology, Induction Dynamics, SolidDrive and Rockustics, announces the Rockustics OneSub and DubSub subwoofers to enhance outdoor audio experiences with visceral, low-frequency bass. The Rockustics OneSub and DubSub are designed with durable, rock enclosures and built with high-quality […]

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Denon Introduces New Integrated Amplifier and CD Player


VISTA, Calif. (August 22, 2019)—Denon® today announced two new Hi-Fi listening products, the PMA-600NE Integrated Amplifier and DCD-600NE CD Player. Enabling music aficionados to enter the next level of music enjoyment with high fidelity playback, the new products deliver superb sound and connectivity at an accessible price. With carefully chosen components and more than 100 […]

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Martin Audio celebrates double-digit growth following management buyout


High Wycombe, UK – August, 2019.  LDC-backed Martin Audio, the designer and manufacturer of premium high-performance loudspeaker systems has recorded double-digit sales growth following a series of product launches and overseas expansion. The Buckinghamshire-based business, which provides sound systems for some of the UK’s biggest festivals, reported a 22 per cent increase in sales in its […]

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Harmonic Brings Real-World OTT and Broadcast Success to IBC2019


SAN JOSE, Calif. — Aug. 22, 2019 — At IBC2019, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) will demonstrate real-world deployments of its unified OTT and broadcast delivery solutions. A variety of deployment strategies will be showcased, including cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments, to demonstrate how service providers, broadcasters and content owners originate and distribute video channels smarter, faster […]

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Offshore Oil Platforms Improve Multi-Partner Collaboration and Mainland Communication with Gefen KVM over IP System


CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA, August 8, 2019 – Offshore oil platform operators may be separated from multiple mainland partners by hundreds of miles, so it is crucially important that platforms have a simple, reliable and secure digital infrastructure that enables clear and instant communications with their various collaborators. In Norway, the technology integration firm Option has blazed […]

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MantelMount introduces its Automated MM860 Robotic Mount


CARLSBAD, CA (August 19, 2019) – Relying on feedback from both the installer and consumer communities, MantelMount introduces its Automated MM860 Robotic Mount with unparalleled functionality. This Smart Home Ready™ motorized TV mount automatically lowers and swivels a TV to eye level, for a comfortable home theater viewing experience. It’s the ideal solution for upscale […]

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VIOSO Goes Above and Beyond with State of the Art Projection Dome for GEOMAR


Duesseldorf (Germany), 20 August 2019 – Since its opening in 1987, the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel has established itself as a world leader in the investigation of the chemical, physical, biological and geological processes of the seafloor, oceans and ocean margins and their interactions with the atmosphere. The institute has around 1000 […]

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