Michael Williams

Michael Williams

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

Optoma Breaks New Ground with High Brightness, 1080p HD Laser Gaming and Entertainment Projectors


Fremont, Calif., March 2, 2020 – Optoma today unveiled three new projectors designed to deliver fast-action gaming and live action entertainment to living rooms and home theaters. The GT1090HDR and HZ39HDR, Optoma’s first laser gaming and entertainment projectors, offer a full HD 1080p image, cinema-quality projection, exceptional brightness and brilliant colors – effectively transporting both gamers […]

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Atlantic Terminal Goes Digital


(Montclair, New Jersey) Pearl Media, an award-winning Out-Of-Home Advertising and Marketing Agency, in partnership with Madison International Realty, has unveiled a new place-based digital network at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal.  The Atlantic Terminal Network (ATN) went live on February 2nd, providing a dynamic digital canvas inside Downtown Brooklyn’s premier retail destination.  Pearl Media is the exclusive […]

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Distributed by Meridian (DbM) worked with its partners at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2020 to demonstrate the latest innovations in home cinema and media room technology. Together, they enjoyed a rewarding and engaging show. Most recent DbM partner and French manufacturer, Waterfall Audio, showcased a range of cutting-edge glass and aluminum speakers on its booth. Waterfall Audio, […]

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Zeplay Releases Version 4.2 Instant Replay Software for 2020 NAB Show


BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA, February 27, 2020 – Zeplay LLC today announced Version 4.2 software for its Zeplay instant replay systems. Among other improvements, the upgrade adds presets for exporting video files, which streamlines content sharing workflows. “Version 4.2 solves the challenge of sending video files to different locations in different formats, without the tedious process of changing the […]

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Caldwell University Opens Professional-Grade Esports Arena with Best-In-Class Commercial Gaming Monitors from LG Business Solutions


Responding to the rapid growth of interest in Esports, the innovative educators at Caldwell University in Caldwell, New Jersey turned to LG Business Solutions USA to bring a professional feel to its brand new Esports arena with LG’s best-in-class commercial-grade gaming monitors and digital signage displays. According to Caldwell University’s IT Operations and Digital Communications […]

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St. Joseph’s Chapel Revamps with Martin Audio CDD


Ipswich, UK – February, 2020. Old Barn Audio (OBA) recently turned to Martin Audio’s CDD series to overcome a challenging situation at the refurbished St. Joseph’s College Chapel in Ipswich. The majestic Ipswich chapel, forced to close for three years when it fell into disrepair, has finally been brought back to life after a major revamp costing £750,000. Written into […]

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KNX IP Secure becomes the world’s first vendor-independent security standard for building automation


KNX, the internationally leading technical standard in the smart home and building sector, has achieved a new milestone in its development. As the world’s first vendor- and application-independent security solution for smart buildings, KNX IP Secure has been recognised as an international security standard, the EN ISO 22510. The new ISO standard was published at […]

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Nureva adds agile canvas templates including a Scrum@Scale heat map to Span Workspace


Calgary, Alberta — February 25, 2020 — Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, announces that it has added new agile canvas templates to Span Workspace, including a heat map developed by Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum and founder of Scrum Inc. and Scrum@Scale. These ready-to-use canvases will save scrum masters and agile coaches prep time when working on common, recurring agile activities, […]

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XTEN-AV and Xilica collaborate to automate AV Designs


California, February 24th, 2020: XTEN-AV announced the commencement of its partnership with Xilica, a leading manufacturer of digital signal processing and control solutions, to strengthen its platform library of manufacturer products and technologies. With a focus on automation & seamless information flow on the platform, this collaboration with Xilica empowers XTEN-AV to leeway the brand’s supremacy […]

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CAST Group’s 2020 Education Schedule Available Now


Toronto, ON. CANADA, February 24, 2020 – With the launch a new education program, scheduled and on-demand training and education sessions are offered again through CAST Group. Our brand new 2020 training schedule is now available. We offer In-Person Training, Online Training, and Custom Training to suit individual needs so you can gain the skills […]

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Atlona Expands Commercial AV Distribution Role for EET Europarts to Finland


SAN JOSE, Calif., February 26, 2020 – Atlona, a Panduit company, has designated EET Europarts as its new commercial AV distribution partner throughout Finland. The appointment expands EET Europarts’ Atlona distribution role to a broader Northern European territory that encompasses Norway and the Baltics region, including Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania. EET Europarts Finland represents a broad portfolio of leading brands in commercial AV, digital signage, home entertainment electronics, video surveillance, and IT computers and printing […]

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L-Acoustics A Series Goes Underground on Nashville Rooftop


NASHVILLE, Tennessee – February 2020 – When Nashville Underground first opened its doors on Lower Broadway two years ago, the four-level music venue, restaurant, bar, and event space co-owned by singer-songwriter brothers Joey and Gavin DeGraw added a new and exciting justification for Nashville’s Music City moniker. Boasting the city’s highest and largest rooftop deck—a […]

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Kramer’s versatile Omnivore KM-2B provides a single mic solution for corporate applications


Jerusalem, Israel, February 26, 2020 – Seen at ISE2020 for the first time, Kramer’s Omnivore KM-2B is a revolutionary microphone, designed to be the go-to microphone for meeting and conferencing spaces. The patent pending Omnivore KM-2B is a multi-purpose dual boundary microphone that eliminates comb filtering and maximizes acoustic energy, providing unmatched clarity and flexibility. Omnivore KM-2B has […]

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ClearOne Announces Pricing Availability and Ship Date for COLLABORATE® Versa Room CT and COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT Industry-Forward Solutions


SALT LAKE CITY, February 26, 2020 — ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO) today announces that COLLABORATE Versa Room CT and COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT will ship the first week of May. These two new industry-forward room solutions enhance the audio experience for any cloud-collaboration application such as COLLABORATE® Space, Zoom™, Microsoft® Teams, and Webex™, without the need for an external DSP mixer. Pricing for […]

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MSE Audio’s SoundTube Unveils Pendant-Style Lossless Subwoofer


Overland Park, Kan. – Feb. 25, 2020 – MSE Audio, parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, Soundsphere, dARTS, Phase Technology, Induction Dynamics, SolidDrive and Rockustics, announces the lossless RS1201i-SuperT subwoofer. SoundTube’s RS1201i SuperT, available in black and white, is designed for use in an open-ceiling or can be surface-mounted into the ceiling to produce superior low frequencies […]

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BTX Technologies and Stem Audio Announce Distribution Partnership


BTX Technologies, an award-winning distributor of professional AV and IT products, has partnered with Stem Audio as they launch their exciting new audio conferencing ecosystem. “It’s with great pleasure that I announce our new partnership with Stem Audio,” said Greg Schwartz, CEO of BTX. “Their dedication to raising the bar on conference room audio is what […]

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Focusrite RedNet Interface Employed for Arcadia Earth Art Installation


Los Angeles, CA, February 19, 2020 – Visitors to Arcadia Earth can’t help but feel at one with the assortment of environments represented in the art installation’s 15 rooms in Manhattan’s NoHo district, ranging from the depths of the sea to the tops of glaciers. They will also be touched by the dangers posed to […]

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Ryder Keeps Customers Safe and Informed with BrightSign and Creative Realities


Los Gatos, CA, February 19, 2020 – BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced its continued collaboration with Creative Realities Incorporated (CRI) to integrate its digital signage solutions into hundreds of Ryder’s truck rental locations. Since 2013, CRI has relied on BrightSign’s media players to display interactive content at […]

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Barix Integrates Reliable IP Audio and Control Hardware with Syn-Apps’ Revolution Notification Platform


ZURICH, SWITZERLAND and PORTLAND, OREGON, February 19, 2020 — Barix – a leading developer of innovative IP audio and control solutions – and Syn-Apps LLC, a pioneer in emergency mass notification solutions, today announced that Barix’s latest hardware devices have been certified as endpoints for Syn-Apps’ Revolution mass notification platform. Barix will highlight the two companies’ seamless integration capabilities in booth 19140 at the upcoming ISC West security industry trade show in Las Vegas from March 17 to 20, 2020. […]

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Pioneers of High Resolution audio, Meridian has partnered with D-Tools, Inc., to offer US dealers access to its leading core business software solutions, intended to increase efficiencies and streamline project workflows for system integration companies. D-Tools’ award-winning on-premises software, System Integrator (SI), and cloud-based platform, D-Tools Cloud, manage all aspects of an integrator’s business, including […]

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Peavey Commercial Audio Welcomes Back Shayne Thomas as General Manager


MERIDIAN, MS — Peavey Commercial Audio (PCA) is proud to announce the rehiring of Shayne Thomas and his appointment to the role of General Manager. Thomas will be responsible for overseeing the MediaMatrix® and Crest Audio® product lines, and rejoins the organization during an exciting time of innovation Powered by Peavey™. Thomas most recently served as Consultant/Project Director […]

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Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo Saddles Up With Pliant Technologies’ CrewCom


HOUSTON, FEBRUARY 19, 2020 — When Jason Martin, coms A1, and Dave Cheramie, coms A2, were tasked with integrating a new, modern intercom system for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at NRG Stadium, the duo found a solution to meet all of their production needs with Pliant Technologies’ CrewCom wireless intercom system. For the […]

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United Center and Ross Video Captivate Fans at Basketball’s Star-studded Weekend


Ottawa, Canada, February 14th 2020 – Home to the Blackhawks (NHL) and the Bulls (NBA), the United Center in Chicago became a Ross customer in October of last year, installing a Ross Unified Venue Control System to drive all of the LED displays, both inside and outside the venue. One of the standout features of […]

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Jackson, Mississippi’s First Baptist Church Installs Its Second DiGiCo Console


JACKSON, Mississippi – February 2020 — Approaching the centennial of its current building, the First Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi has been an institution in the area since it was built in 1926. Facing the lawn of the Mississippi State Capitol in downtown Jackson, the church’s sanctuary seats 3,000 worshippers and streams and broadcasts its […]

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Amina Technologies Spread-Source Loudspeaker Technology Offers Distinct Performance


Worldwide VP of Engineering Technologies and VP of Sales for the Americas Keith Vanderkley details how the company’s spread-source speakers differ from conventional point-source in their ability to more evenly disperse sound throughout the room, including rooms acoustically challenged by hard surfaces, glass walls and obstructions, and how integrators are applying the speakers with great […]

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Ty Fy Studios’ Dan Scott Creates Immersive Experiences with Spat Revolution


Orlando, FL—February 2020… Acclaimed audio engineer and sound designer Dan Scott has helped create Emmy award-winning television programs, as well as films, rides, and Broadway-caliber theater shows in venues around the world. A member of the Orlando-based Ty Fy Studios team since 2007, Scott has worked for such elite clients as LucasFilm, Cartoon Network, Fox, […]

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Biamp Streamlines Inclusion of Dante in System Designs


AMSTERDAM — Feb. 11, 2020 — Biamp today announced the expansion of the TesiraCONNECT line to include the TesiraCONNECT TC-5D. The new dual network device allows designers to seamlessly incorporate both AVB and Dante® into their AV solutions, underscoring Biamp’s commitment to multi-protocol support and providing integrators with the tools they need to deliver complete […]

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Salamander Designs Announces New Compatibility and Mobility with Cisco Webex Board 85


Bloomfield, CT – February 10th, 2020 – Salamander Designs, a leader in premium AV furniture that’s engineered to make all of today’s technology and people collaborate better, today announced that the Salamander range of Mobile Display Stands are fully compatible with all three sizes of Cisco Webex® Boards. The new offering provides mobility to the largest […]

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Ashton Bentley unveil their new 43” and 98” Room Systems at ISE2020


Little and Large – 43” & 98” Room Systems Ashton Bentley unveil their new 43” and 98” Room Systems at ISE2020, that add to the current 55”, 65” and 75” platforms. Based on the same modular chassis design the new display solutions will be available in both single and dual screen configurations. The 43” platform […]

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