Michael Williams

Michael Williams

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

Hall Research New 4K HDMI and USB Wall-Plate Extender Kit


Tustin, California, USA – April 10, 2020 — The Hall Research EX-4KU is a kit comprised of a single-gang wall plate Transmitter plus a compact Receiver.  The product is used to extend 4K HDMI video and USB data over a single UTP cable. The EX-4KU incorporates HDBaseT 2.0 technology in order to extend video and USB with zero latency and zero […]

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Xilica Appoints Mark Ullrich as Senior Manager, Application Sales, Promotes Joe Orlando


Toronto, April 13, 2020 — Xilica®, a global leader in digital signal processing (DSP) technology for AV and installed sound, has hired Mark Ullrich as Senior Manager, Application Sales, and promoted Joe Orlando to Product Manager, Systems, effective immediately. Based in Bend, Oregon, Ullrich will lead application support and major project sales for dealers, distributors, and systems […]

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French Lick Casino Bets on Visionary Solutions


French Lick, IN—March 2020… French Lick became nationally recognized as the hometown of legendary basketball superstar Larry Bird. Casinos have long been an attraction in this central Indiana town of about 1,800 residents. In the early 20th century, celebrities such as heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis, composer Irving Berlin, and notorious gangster Al Capone came to […]

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Toshiba Elevates Larry White to Chief Operating Officer


LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 13, 2020 — Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) today announces the promotion of Larry White to chief operating officer effective immediately.  The highly respected industry leader and 24-year Toshiba executive previously served as the company’s chief revenue officer. White assumes more oversight and strategic planning responsibilities across the TABS business.  He will specifically oversee […]

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Xilica Adds Quantum Sales and Technology to US Rep Network


Toronto, April 7, 2020 — Xilica®, a global leader in digital signal processing technology for AV, IT and installed sound, continues to add proven talent to its global channel partner network with the appointment of Quantum Sales and Technology as Manufacturer’s Representative for Arizona, Hawaii, southern California and southern Nevada. The partnership raises visibility of Xilica’s broad range […]

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AudioControl’s New X Series Immersive Audio Receivers and Preamp/Processors Available Now


Seattle, WA, April 7th, 2020 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has announced the availability of three new A/V receivers (AVRs) and two new A/V processors that were recently unveiled at recent industry trade events. All five units share a stunning industrial design along with the most advanced technologies available, painstakingly engineered to be the ideal foundation of any […]

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Legrand | AV Introduces New Mounting Accessory and Networking Component for On-Q Plastic Structured Wiring Enclosures


MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — April 9, 2020 — With orders to stay at home in effect across the world, a reliable home network connection has never been more important, whether it’s for the home office, video chatting with friends and family, or streaming online content. To help support a strong network connection, Legrand | AV today introduced a new […]

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DPA Microphones Offers Online Training, Expert Interviews and Virtual Performances


ALLEROED, DENMARK, APRIL 8, 2020 — With the increased need of remote/at-home productions, DPA Microphones is providing a variety of creative online resources and virtual entertainment in the wake of the current COVID-19 situation. DPA is also supporting its customers and industry professionals by continuing to stock and service equipment. “DPA is working diligently to […]

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Waveworks Elevating The Californian Dance Experience With Alcons


Brad Katz, founder of California audio company Waveworks, has spent his career searching for a true high-fidelity audio system for use at events ranging from block parties to dance events, which can be anything from all-night raves to multi-day festivals. He found what he was looking for in Alcons Audio pro-ribbon technology. Based in Oakland, […]

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Key Digital’s PTZ USB Camera Brings Audiences Together


MOUNT VERNON, NY – April 9, 2020 – In response to the global pandemic of Covid-19, Key Digital offers a look into how the company may be of service to help build a sense of normalcy within the requirements of mandatory teleconferencing. Key Digital, the leaders in digital video and control systems, recognizes the importance of […]

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Extron XTP Systems Deliver Powerful Capabilities for Videowall Applications


Anaheim, California (April 9, 2020) – Extron is pleased to introduce XTP WindoWall, an exciting enhancement that brings videowall capabilities to XTP Systems. Utilizing XTP scaling receivers, XTP WindoWall enables a mix of full screen and image magnification across multiple displays. Up to eight videowalls can be supported within an XTP system, and up to eight assignable presets are […]

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“The SDVoE Show: Adventures in Pro AV Education” Launches


MONTREAL — April 8, 2020 — The SDVoE™ Alliance today announced “The SDVoE Show: Adventures in Pro AV Education”, a new online initiative that will bring entertaining and informative content to the pro AV community. The kick-off event will be SDVoE Design Partner certification training delivered in two parts on April 21 and 23 by SDVoE […]

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Exertis Adds ScreenBeam to its Collaboration Solutions


Basingstoke, United Kingdom: 31st March 2020: – Exertis, a leading route-to-market and supply chain partner for global technology brands across consumer, business and enterprise, today announced an exclusive, UK, supplier agreement with ScreenBeam Inc., a global leader in wireless display and collaboration solutions, to bring best-in-class wireless presentation to customers. Greg Bennett, head of Exertis […]

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Transtector Releases New USB Surge Protectors to Safeguard Sensitive Computer Ports


IRVINE, Calif. – Transtector Systems, an Infinite Electronics brand and an industry-leading provider of end-to-end power and signal integrity solutions, today launched a comprehensive line of USB surge protectors engineered to protect sensitive computer ports from surges and spikes generated by attached devices. The TSJ-series provides a simple, cost-effective layer of strong surge protection for PCs connected to Wi-Fi […]

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Marshall Electronics Addresses the Latest Broadcast Production Workflows With Four New IP Cameras


TORRANCE, CA, APRIL 7, 2020 – Marshall Electronics continues to support the industry’s evolving digital broadcast and production workflows with the introduction of four new IP cameras, the CV730-BK Camera, the CV630-IP PTZ Camera, the CV420-30X-IP Camera, and the CV355-30X-IP Camera. These new offerings give Marshall Electronics customers the ability to easily integrate versatile HD […]

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X2O Media Partners with FutureDJs to Deliver Immersive Remote Learning Experiences


Montréal—April 7, 2020—X2O Media today announced a global partnership with pioneering music education company FutureDJs to deliver an immersive remote learning experience. X2O Media, part of the STRATACACHE family of marketing technology companies, and FutureDJs will make world class music education widely accessible globally, all powered by X2O Media’s virtual classroom technology. FutureDJs are providing […]

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Interra Systems Solves Critical Lip Sync Issues for Media Companies


CUPERTINO, Calif. — April 7, 2020 — Interra Systems, a leading global provider of software products and solutions to the digital media industry, today announced BATON LipSync, an automated tool for lip sync detection and verification. BATON LipSync leverages machine learning (ML) technology and deep neural networks to automatically detect audio and video sync errors. Using […]

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Peavey Commercial Audio Announces New UK Sales Strategy


MERIDIAN, MS — Peavey Commercial Audio® announces that moving forward, the company will handle its own sales and consulting for its commercial audio division in the United Kingdom. These core functions were handled previously by the company’s UK distribution partner, Barnes & Mullins, which will continue to distribute the Peavey® line of musical instruments and […]

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Brompton Technology powers NME Awards’ greatest LED display to date


April 07, 2020. One of the highlights of the music industry’s calendar, the annual NME Awards, took place last month in London with its most ambitious AV design to date, centred around a 158 panel ROE Black Onyx staggered LED display lining the perimeter of the stage, and employing four Tessera SX40 high capacity processors combined […]

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Solid-State Digital Control of Electricity Now Possible in Every Powered Product with Amber Solutions’ Patented Technologies


DUBLIN, CALIFORNIA, April 7, 2020 – Amber Solutions, a cutting-edge creator of modern, hyper-intelligent electrical architecture, today announced that the solid-state digital control of electricity is now possible in every device, appliance, power cord and endpoint with the immediate commercial availability of its newly-patented Amber AC/DC Enabler™ and Amber AC Switch™. The AC/DC Enabler is a patented, UL-certified and globally […]

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Dropkick Murphys’ St. Patrick’s Day Concert Live Streamed with Events United and Blackmagic Design


Fremont, CA – April 3, 2020 – Blackmagic Design today announced that New Hampshire based live streaming and AV production company Events United used a Blackmagic Design live production workflow to produce Dropkick Murphys’ St. Patrick’s Day live stream “Streaming Up From Boston,” reaching a total of more than 10 million viewers.   For the first time in 24 […]

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L-ISA Delighted Audiences’ Ears on Bon Iver Tour


EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin – April 2020 – Bon Iver’s fourth and most recent studio album, i,i, showed up on numerous music critics’ “best of” lists at the end of 2019, widely praised for its mélange of acoustic instrumentation, otherworldly electronic and experimental elements, and, of course, front man Justin Vernon’s inimitable voice. To be expected, Bon Iver […]

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Symantec Corporation Completed the Symantec Experience Center


Symantec Corporation recently completed the Symantec Experience Center at their corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley. The center enables Symantec to share their strong brand story while educating customers on network risks and next generation solutions. Integrator EOS IT Solutions designed the center’s AV systems based on several Extron technologies. Their systems utilize Extron XTP II […]

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HoverCam Now Shipping Ultra 10 Document Camera


SAN DIEGO — April 2, 2020 — HoverCam, an innovative technology leader in the education market, is now shipping its award-winning Ultra 10, the latest addition to the company’s family of best-in-class document cameras. The solution features pain-free wireless connectivity; smooth, lag-free 4K Ultra HD (UHD) video output; a fully integrated, powerful Android computer; a […]

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Almo Professional A/V Launches Almo Financial Relief Alliance


Philadelphia, PA — April 1, 2020 — To assist its partners during these uncertain times, Almo Professional A/V, the Pro A/V industry’s most dynamic distributor and creator of the award-winning E4 Experience, today introduced the Almo Financial Relief Alliance in partnership with some of its leading manufacturing vendors. As part of this program, Almo is offering an additional 30 days of […]

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Tarpon River Brewing Company – An 11,000 Square Foot Soundscape


Cleverly located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Tarpon River Brewing is probably the most local-friendly pub you’ll ever find. It’s also incredibly dog-friendly; patrons can bring their furry friends into the exterior portion of the brewery as they mingle and share drinks. But they needed an integrated audio system and had an issue on how […]

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Vaddio starts shipping new AV Bridge 2×1 Presentation Switcher


Minnetonka, Minn., USA (March 2020) – Vaddio® is now shipping the AV Bridge 2×1, a solution designed to make it easy to record and stream high-definition video and DanteTM audio networking with 2 HDMI inputs and multiple outputs for maximum flexibility. The AV Bridge 2×1 joins our popular AV Bridge family of products including the […]

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Zoom Certifies Yamaha UC CS-700 Video Sound Bar


SUDBURY, Mass. — March 26, 2020 — Yamaha Unified Communications today announced that its CS-700 Video Sound Bar is certified for use with Zoom Video Communications, Inc., Zoom Rooms. The all-in-one video conferencing system passed Zoom’s extensive testing process, ensuring the audio, camera, and USB interface seamlessly integrates with the video conferencing software. The certification verifies that […]

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NEC and Sharp Announce Joint Venture to Combine Display Solution Businesses


Tokyo, March 25, 2020 – NEC Corporation (NEC, TSE: 6701) and Sharp Corporation (Sharp, TSE: 6753) have agreed to create a joint venture by combining NEC Display Solutions, Ltd. (NDS), a subsidiary of NEC, with Sharp. NDS and Sharp are two market-leading brands in the production and development of visual solutions. The Sharp-NEC joint venture will allow […]

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