Michael Williams

Michael Williams

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

Audio-Technica U.S. Joins ProSource as a New 2020 Vendor


SOUTHLAKE, Texas — March 24, 2020 — ProSource, the largest audio, video, and integration buying group in the United States, today announced the addition of Audio-Technica as a new 2020 vendor partner. Established in 1962 as a producer of handcrafted phono cartridges, Audio-Technica has grown to become a leading manufacturer of high-quality audio products for the […]

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VuWall Responds to COVID-19 With Free Visualization Tool to Help Coordinators on the Front Lines


MONTREAL — March 24, 2020 — As the current situation caused by COVID-19 remains fluid, managing the overflow of information has become a complex challenge. VuWall is looking to partner with those who are on the front lines working to keep communities safe and healthy by offering its VuWall2 visualization tool as a free download, allowing […]

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Polar Graphics announces product support and technical sales appointments


LONDON UK, 24 March 2020 — Polar Graphics, a UK leading distributor for the broadcast, post and pro-AV industries, has announced the appointments of Alexandros Galanos and Christopher Stone to further enhance ongoing business growth. Galanos joins Polar Graphics as a product support specialist with responsibility for providing technical liaison with resellers and end users […]

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12th Man Productions Provides Access to All Texas A&M Fans Thanks to Dante and Dante Domain Manager


PORTLAND, Ore., March 18, 2020 – Located in the heart of the Houston-Dallas-Austin triangle, within a two-hour drive of most of the state’s 28 million residents, Texas A&M’s main campus in College Station is home to more than 62,500 students. Another 5,700 are at branch campuses in locations across Texas – and as far away […]

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ClearOne Now Offers Seamless Workflows by Integrating COLLABORATE Space Cloud-based Video App with Microsoft Teams


SALT LAKE CITY, UT, Mar 24, 2020 — ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO) provides seamless access to COLLABORATE® Space, its video cloud-based collaboration application, within the Microsoft Teams environment through the use of Microsoft Teams bots commands. Microsoft Teams users can now enjoy a richer experience with COLLABORATE Space than that available within the Teams environment today. This richer collaboration experience […]

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Atlantic Technology is Shipping New Patented Quad Driver Headphones That Create a Personal Music Sanctuar


Norwood, MA – March 23, 2020 – Atlantic Technology is now shipping their third new headphone of the year, part of a dramatic 30+ new product expansion revealed late last year and rolling out in 2020. The new FS-HR280 is a premium headphone with sound quality and ergonomic design that rival more expensive products. Developed for music […]

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AIMS Welcomes Silex Insight as Newest ProAV Alliance Member


BOTHELL, Wash. — March 23, 2020 — The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced that Silex Insight, a market-leading independent supplier of video IP codec and custom OEM solutions for AV, has become an AIMS member ̶̶ just as AIMS’ new Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) set of open standards and specifications gains traction in the AV industry. […]

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Creating Digital Graffiti at Samsung KX: Tangible Interaction and BlackTrax


Located in Vancouver, Canada, Tangible Interaction’s footprints are found throughout the city in the form of public artworks displayed for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Science World, Capilano Suspension Bridge, and the Vancouver Aquarium. As an interactive art installation studio, Tangible’s mission goes above and beyond: “Reigniting people’s sense of wonder is at the heart […]

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NanoLumens names Ney Corsino as New CEO


ATLANTA, GA – March 17th, 2020 – NanoLumens, Inc., the award-winning creators of LED visualization solutions in any size, shape or curvature, today announced the appointment of Ney Corsino as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Corsino is a highly respected industry veteran with 20 years of executive leadership experience who bested an exceptionally strong field of candidates […]

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Martin Audio Announces Two High-Performance Cardioid Subwoofers


High Wycombe, UK – March, 2020. Martin Audio has announced the release of two new compact, high performance cardioid subwoofers, the SXCF118 and the SXC115, suitable for both live sound reinforcement and fixed installations. The SXCF118 is a flyable version of the SXC118 released last year and has been purpose designed to accompany the WPS optimized […]

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Point Source Audio Family Continues to Grow


Petaluma, CA – March 2020… The dedicated team at Point Source Audio has grown once again with three new additions across the education and customer service teams. Joe Cota has joined the manufacturer as Customer Education Specialist while Justin Hall becomes Key Account Manager and Mitchell Ho is named as Account Manager, Western US. On top of a […]

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Chief Adds to TiLED LED Video Wall Mounting System


Eden Prairie, Minn., USA (MARCH 2020) – Chief, an industry leader in AV mounting solutions, has expanded its award-winning TiLED LED Video Wall Mounting System to include the Samsung® IFH Series, Absen™ Acclaim Series (including Acclaim Plus and Acclaim Pro), Unilumin® UpanelS™ and Barco XT Series, and LG LAS Fine-pitch and Leyard TVF Series. Chief’s […]

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NoviSign Digital Signage Releases New Hand Sanitizer Kiosks to Combat Coronavirus


NoviSign Digital Signage introduces a new line of sleek freestanding and wall mountable hand sanitizing digital kiosks. Equipped with an internal auto-dispenser that supports gel, foam or liquid sanitizer, the kiosks feature a sturdy metal enclosing and an integrated commercial grade 21.5” digital sign that is managed using NoviSign’s cloud-based digital signage software New York, […]

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Toshiba Spotlights New Rugged Portable Printer at MODEX 2020


ATLANTA, March 9, 2020 —Toshiba America Business Solutions will unveil its new rugged, lightweight and portable barcode printer at MODEX 2020, March 9-12, booth 7324, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.  Toshiba’s high-speed (up to six inches per second) FP2 printer delivers best-in-class performance producing two-inch receipts, tickets and labels for supply chain, logistics, material handling and retail applications. […]

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Optoma Unveils UHD50X, World’s First 240Hz 4K UHD Home Theater Projector


Fremont, Calif., March 9, 2020 – Optoma, the No. 1 Top-Selling Home Theater Projector Brand in Retail and the leading brand worldwide in 4K UHD projection technology*, today unveiled the state of the art UHD50X, the world’s first 240Hz, 4K UHD home theater projector. Designed to provide unrivaled cinematic and gaming experiences, the Optoma UHD50X […]

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Arista Corporation Announces Projection Mapping Partnership with RabCup


Fremont, CA – March 2020… Arista Corporation, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of audio and video related products for the commercial AV installation market, and Los Angeles, CA-based RabCup have formed a strategic partnership to address the challenges and misconceptions common in the area of video projection mapping technology. By combining the strengths of […]

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BrightSign-powered Digital Signage Elevates the Customer Experience in Colorado’s Cannabis Dispensaries


BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced its collaboration with Onward Content and Ping HD to integrate digital signage in Lightshade’s cannabis dispensaries. Lightshade is a Colorado-based premier dispensary of recreational and medical cannabis products. Each of the company’s eight dispensaries is outfitted with screens that deliver rich educational […]

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Coca-Cola Digital Shelves by SpinetiX


In a feat to differentiate their product line of drinks on supermarket shelves, Coca-Cola HBC Russia employed innovative digital signage technology from SpinetiX to redefine in-store messaging at a major Moscow supermarket called “Perekryostok”. The results are more than promising. Coca-Cola HBC Russia selected SpinetiX HMP players for their proven track record of uninterrupted 24/7 […]

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Almo Professional A/V Cancels E4 Experience Santa Clara


Philadelphia, PA — March 5, 2020 — Almo Professional A/V, the Pro A/V industry’s most dynamic distributor and creator of the award-winning E4 Experience, today announced it has cancelled E4 Experience Santa Clara, scheduled for March 13 due primarily to company-mandated travel restrictions placed on E4 Experience exhibitors and educators. According to Melody Craigmyle, vice […]

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ClearOne Enables Seamless Collaboration in Newly Renovated Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (FMTC) Tech Center


SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, February 18, 2020 – When Farmers Mutual Telephone Company, an Iowa-based fiber optic internet, video, and phone services provider, wanted to redesign and reconfigure their main conference room as part of a whole building renovation, they knew that they needed to work with a company that could offer a complete audio […]

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Somfy and OSRAM Create Unified Experience for Managing Natural and Artificial Light


Dayton, NJ – March 4, 2020 — Somfy Systems, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of tubular motors for interior window coverings and exterior solar protections, is proud to partner with Osram, a leading global high-tech company with a diverse array of products including connected lighting solutions. The partnership between Osram and Somfy allows natural and […]

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“Notoriety Live” Positions the Las Vegas Music Scene for Performance with Renkus-Heinz’ ICLive X Series


Foothill Ranch, California, Feb. 24, 2020 —Las Vegas entrepreneur Ken Henderson’s 15-year-old dream to empower the city’s music scene has come to life: his newly opened Notoriety Live music hall – featuring multiple performance stages on the third floor of Fremont Street’s Neonopolis – is primed to be a great enabler for musicians of all […]

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Technotrix Joins L-Acoustics Rental Network As New Certified Provider


CALUMET CITY, Illinois – March 2020 – From its humble, garage-based beginnings in 1992 as a mobile DJ service, Technotrix Inc. has grown over the decades into one of Chicago’s premier event services providers, supplying audio, lighting and staging systems for everything from relatively modest productions to arena-sized concerts, large festivals and major corporate events. […]

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Tonight’s the Night for DiGiCo — The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is a Full House with Three SD7 Consoles and Five SD-Racks


NEW YORK CITY – March 2020 – Every week for the past seven years, Jimmy Fallon steps onstage in Studio 6B at Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan and leads a viewing audience of over 2.4 million through an hour of comedy, talk, and music, always opening and closing the show with “Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey,” […]

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Gig Gear Expands European Distribution in Germany, Austria with Pro Audio-Technik


BROOKLYN, NY — March 2, 2020 – Gig Gear LLC — manufacturer of accessories designed for audio, live event and entertainment production professionals — has named Pro Audio-Technik its exclusive distributor in Germany and Austria, effective immediately. Headquartered in Gelnhausen, Germany, just outside of Frankfurt, Pro Audio-Technik offers distribution of top pro-audio and DJ equipment […]

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COVID-19 Update from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority


The LVCVA continues to actively monitor COVID-19 and is diligently working with the Southern Nevada Health District and the U.S. Travel Association to share updates as the health and safety of our employees and guests of the destination remains our utmost priority. Yesterday, the CDC began to proactively prepare the public for the potential spread […]

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Solotech Chooses PIXERA for Canadian Tourist Attraction


Wallern (Austria), 2nd March 2020 – Inaugurated in June 2019, La Maison du Kamouraska is a cultural and tourist attraction that highlights the rich history, culture and nature of Canada’s Bas Saint-Laurent region. This innovative tourist experience, and in particular the immersive 360° dome, attracts both local residents and visitors from Québec and elsewhere. In late 2018, […]

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Safe Zone Introduces Next Generation of its Affordably Priced, Easy-to-Install Gunfire Detection System


MELBOURNE, FLORIDA, March 2, 2020 — Reaffirming its commitment to enable customers to affordably and easily blanket every square foot of their buildings with gunfire detection coverage, Safe Zone today announced the immediate availability of its next-generation Safe Zone Gunfire Detection System, which now features a patent-pending tri-mode data capture system and automated rapid 9-1-1 connection. The next-generation […]

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FSR’s Smart-Way Raceway System Earns First Place at BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition Technology Showcase


Tampa, FL February 28, 2020 — FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of signal management and infrastructure solutions for the AV/IT, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), corporate, education, hospitality, government, and religious markets, has earned First Place in the Physical Support Category for the Smart-Way Raceway System at the 2020 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition Technology […]

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Crestron Opens New Training Center in Atlanta Area


Rockleigh, NJ – March 2, 2020 – To help meet the tremendous demand for specialized training and advanced certifications for AV industry professionals, Crestron, a global leader in workplace technology, today announced the opening of a new world-class Crestron Training Institute (CTI) facility in Duluth, Georgia, just outside of Atlanta. Courses will commence on March 23, […]

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