Pete Coman

Pete Coman

Pete Coman is a contributor to rAVe [PUBS]. Email him at pete@theraveagency.com and keep up with him on Twitter @peTECoMAN

Media Day at CES 2020

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CES 2020 kicked off with some exciting announcements from LG. Last year we were all blown away by LG’s incredible OLED roll-up screens, so this year LG are taking it one step further with a roll-down version that extends from the ceiling, similar to a motorized projection screen. LG also announced all-new gaming displays and […]

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Virtual Reality (VR) Company Igloo Vision Wows in Epson Booth

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Igloo Vision, the UK-headquartered Shared VR company, has set-up home in the Thornbury suburb of Melbourne. The company designs and develops immersive 360° projection spaces, which act a little like a giant virtual reality (VR) headset. With wraparound sound and vision, entire teams can be immersed in any 360° or VR content. And, ranging in […]

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CEDIA Announces APAC Award Winners

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During Integrate 2019 in Melbourne, CEDIA unveiled the winners of the 2019 CEDIA Awards Home Technology Professional competition for the Asia Pacific region. Winning projects were recognized in 12 categories and four subcategories at a cocktail reception at Melbourne Public in South Wharf. The celebration, sponsored by Control4, ran in conjunction with Integrate, Australia’s premier […]

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Stampede Is Now Exertis ProAV in Australia and Asia

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Stampede introduced a new name and new management for Australia and Asia on August 29th at a pre-Integrate 2019 Vendor Breakfast in Melbourne, Australia. President and CEO Kevin Kelly formally ushered in the name Exertis ProAV and introduced Nick Cocks, the new general manager of Australia, to attending manufacturers, resellers and other invited guests. Kelly […]

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Panopto Now Has Extron LinkLicense for the SMP 300 Series

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Extron just introduced a new LinkLicense Upgrade for Extron SMP 300 Series Streaming Media Processors. This optional upgrade allows connection to Panopto enterprise video management systems, enabling users to live stream to Panopto and fully manage SMP recording schedules for lectures and presentations with the Panopto Video Platform. This brings additional capability to the existing […]

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Jabra Releases Certified PanaCast for Microsoft Teams

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Jabra today launches the Jabra PanaCast, a smart panoramic-4K plug-and-play video solution certified for Microsoft Teams. Jabra PanaCast is aimed as a UCC camera for huddle rooms and meeting spaces as well as collaboration. Jabra PanaCast uses three 13-megapixel cameras that work together as one via core technology embedded in the built-in Jabra PanaCast Vision […]

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A Partnership Between VuWall and LG Is Aimed at Control Rooms

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VuWall has announced a partnership with LG Electronics to offer customers a fully integrated control room solution that combines VuWall’s advanced VuScape video wall processor with LG’s latest 55SVH7F video wall display. The LG 55SVH7F video wall display features a 0.44mm bezel or 0.88mm when measured from bezel to bezel. Moreover, it features smart calibration, […]

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Stampede Rebrands to Exertis in Australia and Nick Cocks Takes Over as GM

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Stampede today announced the appointment of former Hills Limited AV National Sales Manager Nick Cocks to serve as general manager of Exertis Australia ProAV, the new name of Stampede Australia that is making its debut at Integrate 2019 (August 27-29). “Integrate 2019 marks the start of the next great chapter in the history of our […]

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New KD-X2x1WVTx Debuts from Key Digital

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Key Digital just introduced the KD-X2x1WVTx, an HDBaseT wall-plate transmitter and presentation switcher with one HDMI and one VGA + Analog audio input for professional video installations. The KD-X2x1WVTx has two native Rx integration options. For point-to-point extension KD-X2x1WVTx can be received by KD-X40MRx black box HDBaseT Rx. For larger video systems requiring additional source […]

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Using Microsoft Teams? Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 Is Certified

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The Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone is now certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms when deployed with Microsoft-certified DSPs. The ceiling array microphone, which offers easy installation and patented dynamic beamforming technology, will be available from Microsoft as a solution for Microsoft Teams Rooms complete with a Microsoft-certified DSP. TeamConnect Ceiling 2 delivers flexibility and performance […]

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Sony and Kramer BRAVIA Partnership Expands to Australia

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Sony Australia and Kramer Electronics announce integration with Exterity — an IP video and digital signage technology provider. The additional collaboration with Exterity provides users with a seamless, interoperable and versatile all-in-one solution. Additional details and demos will be available in Melbourne at Integrate 2019 on 27-29 August 2019, at Sony stand – E10. Two […]

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Extron Releases Network Button Panel Controller Combined with Cable Cubby

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Extron just debuted the NBP 1200C, a furniture-mountable Cable Cubby enclosure that has a network button panel integrated directly into the lid. It combines intuitive AV control, connectivity and power, and works with all Extron Pro Series control systems and HC 400 Series products. This customizable control panel supports communication with a control processor to […]

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Nureva with Jira Software Integration on Span Workspace Drops

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Nureva Inc. announced the availability of Jira Software integration with Span Workspace, an expansive, cloud-based digital canvas for visual collaboration. The integration helps development teams visualize sprints and work faster together in real time. Teams use their personal devices or shared displays to quickly add stories, epics and bugs to a Span canvas using notes […]

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CEDIA Award Winners Announced

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CEDIA has announced the winners of the 2019 CEDIA Home Technology Professional Awards competition for the Americas region. Twelve projects received recognition Thursday during the CEDIA Awards Celebration & Leadership Conference at the historic Drake Hotel in Chicago. Each honoree represents the best work over the last year from CEDIA members in the global organization’s […]

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