Michael Williams

Michael Williams

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

VidOvation Appoints NYC-Based Bruce Levine as Vice President, Strategic Account Development

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LAKE FOREST, Calif. — March 29, 2019 — VidOvation today announced that Bruce Levine has joined the company in the newly created position of vice president, strategic account development based in New York City. With more than 30 years of experience at technology companies covering the gamut of product lines in the broadcast industry — […]

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MultiDyne Flips the Switch on Next-Generation LightBox at 2019 NAB Show

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Hauppauge, NY, April 1, 2019 — MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions will bring a modern, rugged redesign of its legacy LightBox field fiber transport solution the 2019 NAB Show. The latest version of its globally used, battery-powered solution retains its existing benefits and feature set for long-distance, remote production requirements, while strengthening durability and configurability for […]

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Logic Supply Unveils Karbon 300 Compact Rugged PC, Built For IoT

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Global industrial and IoT hardware manufacturer Logic Supply (http://www.logicsupply.com) has combined the latest vision processing, security protocols, wireless communication technologies, and proven cloud architectures to create the Karbon 300 rugged fanless computer. The system has been engineered to help innovators overcome the limitations of deploying reliable computer hardware in challenging environments. “Computing at the edge […]

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Almo Professional A/V Unveils Digital Signage Services as Products at DSE 2019

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Philadelphia, PA — March 25, 2019 — Almo Professional A/V (DSE Booth #DC4), the Pro AV industry’s Favorite Distributor, is showing its newest Digital Signage Services during the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) in Las Vegas, March 27-28. These services are now available as products on Almo’s line card, enabling AV integrators to incorporate them at […]

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Epson Illustrates the Possibilities of Digital Experiences Powered by Laser Projection at DSE 2019

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LONG BEACH, Calif., March 19, 2019 — Epson is showcasing an array of laser projectors at DSE 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center from March 27-28 at Epson’s booth, #1218. In addition to a booth display, Remi Del Mar, senior product manager at Epson, will lead an on-site workshop titled “Projection Technology Transforming the Customer Experience” on Wednesday, March 27 at 11:15 a.m. “Capturing the attention of a […]

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NEC Display Solutions Announces New 55 Inch Professional UHD Displays

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NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc., a leading provider of commercial LCD displays and projectors, today announced the V554Q, a large-format 4K UHD display packed with commercial-grade features and a slim new design to blend into any environment. Like other new models in the C & V Series, the V554Q features an industry-best anti-reflective high […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 831: AVIXA’s CTS-Master, Chuck Espinoza, to Deliver 2 RUs at Almo’s E4 Experience in California

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If a 45+ booth Tradeshow floor filled with 4K, 8K and AV-over-IP, Gary Kayye’s Keynote, 11 CTS credits or free breakfast and lunch aren’t enough of a draw for you to come to Costa Mesa on Friday, April 5th for the Almo ProAV E4 Experience, maybe the CTS-Master himself, Chuck Espinoza, coming to the E4 Experience is!! Chuck […]

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Bose Professional Now Shipping ControlSpace Engineered Sound Processors

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Framingham, MA, March 20, 2019 – Bose Professional is now shipping its four recently introduced ControlSpace engineered sound processors: ESP-880A, ESP-880AD, ESP-1240A and ESP-1240AD [the “A” designation indicates Bose AmpLink connectivity, and the “AD” designation indicates both AmpLink and Dante connectivity]. These open-architecture DSPs offer enhanced flexibility for a wide variety of applications — from […]

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Hitachi Kokusai Unveils SK-HD1800 Studio and EFP Camera with Advanced CMOS Technology and Remotely-Controlled Filter Wheel

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Woodbury, NY, March 21, 2019 — Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) today announced the SK-HD1800 HDTV studio and field production camera, the latest model in its highly-acclaimed broadcast camera line. Combining the advanced CMOS imaging technology first implemented in Hitachi Kokusai’s award-winning Z-HD5500 camera with a motorized, four-position filter wheel for remote operation, […]

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TrueConf Appoints New CEO

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TrueConf, a leading video conferencing vendor, has appointed Dmitry Odintsov as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Former CEO Michael Gotalsky, who has been at the helm of TrueConf since 2007, will continue to serve as President and Chief Commercial Officer at TrueConf’s group of companies. With more than 10 years experience in […]

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Nummax Releases 3 New Products At The Digital Signage Expo

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Montréal, March 18th 2019 – Nummax, a design and build innovation display manufacturer in expansion, releases 3 new products at the 2019 Digital Signage Expo (DSE) to connect public spaces with consumers. More than ever, DOOH Operators and Retailers can count on affordable indoor small pitch LED displays of any shape or size to broadcast […]

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Tempest Technologies Revolutionizes Medical Interaction with KanexPro

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Brea, Calif. – March 21, 2019 – The medical market is experiencing a dramatic shakeup as we move into a digital age where technology is becoming a part of our everyday lives. Advances in medical technology are changing the way patients interact with their physicians, receive information regarding their health, and experience their medical visits. And, technological […]

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BrightSign Unveils Plans for DSE 2019, Will Demo New BSN.cloud Platform for the First Time in the U.S.

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BrightSign LLC, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today unveiled its plans for Digital Signage Expo 2019 (DSE), which takes place March 27th and 28th at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company’s technology will power rich digital experiences in BrightSign’s booth and across the show floor. “To demonstrate the full potential […]

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D-Tools to Demo System Integrator (SI) Updates at ISC West 2019 Booth 34045

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CONCORD, CA — March 22, 2019 — D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in data-driven system integration software, today announced the company will demonstrate powerful new capabilities to its award-winning, estimation, design, and project management System Integrator (SI) software solution – System Integrator v12 – at ISC West 2019 in booth 34045. ISC West is the […]

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VUE PA Enhances Worship Night for Nashville-Area Church

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March 21st, 2019 – Nashville, Tn. — Equal parts spirit-filled worship and community gathering, the ‘Here Again’ worship night at Experience Community Church, just south of Nashville, brought prayer and worship to more than 2,000 attendees in late February. VUE Audiotechnik was there with Nashville-based network partner, Myers Concert Productions, to bring both spoken word and […]

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Alteros, an Audio-Technica Company, Appoints Jonathan Novick Director of Sales & Marketing

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Stow, OH, March 21, 2019 — Alteros, an Audio-Technica company, announces the appointment of Jonathan Novick to the position Director of Sales & Marketing. As a longtime veteran of the audio industry, Novick is uniquely qualified to help propel sales of Alteros UWB wireless technology and will work closely with the rest of the Alteros […]

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Alcons Audio at Prolight + Sound 2019

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Alcons Audio comes to Prolight + Sound 2019 with a number of new pro-ribbon loudspeaker developments, bringing enhanced benefits to small, medium and large scale live productions. Exhibiting at Hall 8.0, Stand G71, Alcons is highlighting it’s steadily increasing expansion into the live touring and festival markets with significant additions to its L-series of true […]

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Extron and Logitech Combine AV Control with Powerful One-Touch Collaboration

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Anaheim, California (March 15, 2019) – Extron Electronics is pleased to announce that Extron AV control can now be part of Logitech SmartDock and Tap collaboration spaces. Our work with Logitech through the Logitech Collaboration Program allows us to extend easy automation and professional control integration capabilities to your modern workspace. The Logitech SmartDock and, […]

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Avaya Will Showcase Experiences That Matter at Enterprise Connect 2019

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Santa Clara, Calif. – March 14, 2019 – Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA) will showcase its comprehensive portfolio of solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, and feature its subject matter experts as key speakers at the 2019 Enterprise Connect Conference and Expoheld at Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, FL from March 18-21. Avaya […]

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Sonos Product Catalog and Dealer Specific Pricing Now Available in D-Tools Cloud

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Concord, Calif. – (March 14, 2019) — D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in data-driven system integration software, announced today that Sonos has joined the D-Tools i3 (Industry Information & Insight) Program. One of the world’s leading sound experience brands, Sonos’ affiliation with D-Tools provides D-Tools Cloud users access to the company’s complete, detailed product specifications […]

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VoIP Innovations Launches Showroom, First CPaaS Marketplace for the Channel

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Pittsburgh, PA – March 14, 2019 – VoIP Innovations (VI) is proud to announce that it has launched its VoIP Innovations Showroom platform. The VI Showroom is an extension of the capabilities available within VI’s Apidaze CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) offering. The VI Showroom allows developers to distribute the apps and services they […]

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Sennheiser To Showcase TeamConnect Ceiling 2 At Enterprise Connect 2019

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Wedemark/Orlando, March 14, 2019 – Audio specialist Sennheiser will be demonstrating its innovative TeamConnect Ceiling 2 at the Dante AV Networking Pavilion (booth 535) at the Enterprise Connect 2019 exhibition, to be held in Orlando next week between March 18 and March 20.  TeamConnect Ceiling 2 is Sennheiser’s flagship A/V conferencing solution, employing the company’s patented […]

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Yealink Announces New Conference and Desktop Phones Qualified for Microsoft Teams

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Xiamen, China – Feb 28, 2019 – Yealink, a global leading unified communications (UC) solution provider, is pleased to announce enhanced interoperability with Microsoft Teams. Three new Yealink Teams phone devices are now compatible for use with Teams – the entry-and-mid-level desk phone T56A, the premium desk phone T58A, and conference phone CP960 for huddle […]

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Yamaha UC Showcases Industry’s First SIP-Compatible Video Sound Bar at Enterprise Connect

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SUDBURY, Mass. — March 14, 2019 ― Yamaha Unified Communications has announced that it will show the CS-700 SIP Video Sound Collaboration System at Enterprise Connect. Broadening the capabilities of Yamaha Unified Communications’ UC innovation, the CS-700 SIP is the first Video Sound Bar™ to integrate PBX and UC applications to deliver high-quality audio from […]

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PixelFLEX redefines LED video durability with FLEXUltra PixelShield

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Created to overcome the challenges associated with the protection and performance longevity of ultra fine pixel pitch LED displays, the award-winning LED video manufacturer PixelFLEX™ is excited to introduce the new FLEXUltra with PixelShield™. A true COB technology, PixelShield offers an industry-leading impact and scratch resistant coating for your FLEXUltra display and provides a dramatic […]

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Pexip to launch cloud-based video interoperability service for Microsoft Teams

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Oslo, Norway, March 14, 2019 – Pexip, a leading provider of video conferencing and collaboration solutions, today announced it will provide Cloud Video Interop (CVI) for Microsoft Teams as a globally available service. The company already provides Microsoft-certified CVI as a dedicated application, and will, with the new service, extend its capabilities to an easy-to-consume […]

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NDI support on Pearl-2 video production systems from Epiphan Video

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Palo Alto, CA, March 13, 2019 – Epiphan Video, a leader in professional audiovisual capture and video production equipment announces they’re adding NDI® and NDI|HX support to the Epiphan Pearl-2 all-in-one video switching, streaming, and recording system. Pearl-2 all-in-one video encoders are versatile AV solutions that promise easy professional results. Adding NDI is another step […]

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Bannister Lake Announces MAM Integration Into Its Zeus Digital Media Storage and Playout Solution

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CAMBRIDGE, Ontario — March 14, 2019 — Bannister Lake announced today that its browser-based media storage and playout solution, Zeus, can be fully integrated with popular media asset management (MAM) systems. With minimal customization the Zeus solution can access content within a MAM and still take full advantage of Zeus’ impressive search features and its […]

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