Steph Beckett

Steph Beckett

Steph Beckett is the managing editor at rAVe [PUBS]. Contact her at

Neptune by Peerless-AV Launches Neptune Shade Series Outdoor TVs


Neptune by Peerless-AV has announced the launch of Neptune Shade Series Outdoor TVs. The new Shade Series product line includes 55″, 65″ and 75″ outdoor TV options, all of which come with a free Neptune Outdoor Tilting Wall Mount. An all-season solution for year-round outdoor entertainment and living, Neptune Shade Series Outdoor TVs can be […]

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Lumens IP PTZ Camera Now Integrated With Bosch Conference Systems


Lumens Digital Optics announced the new partnership with Bosch on the integration of Lumens IP PTZ cameras with Bosch conference systems. The Lumens VC-A71P 4K 60-frames-per-second IP PTZ camera, VC-A61P 4K 30-fps IP PTZ camera, and VC-A50P 1080p IP PTZ camera deliver an ultra-clear live video image quality. Its rotational ability allows it to horizontally […]

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University of North Carolina Greensboro Installs Sony Beamforming Ceiling Mics Across Campus


Despite being in existence for more than 125 years, University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) continues to use the latest cutting-edge technology to innovate and help support its core mission of providing engaging academic programs that unleash student potential and make a meaningful impact in the community and world. Challenged with a year like no […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications Adds RM-TT Wired Tabletop Array Mic As New ADECIA Option


Yamaha Unified Communications has added the RM-TT wired tabletop array microphone as a new option to ADECIA, a family of install products for UCC spaces. The ADECIA tabletop solution, like the ADECIA Ceiling System, integrates the RM-CR remote conference processor, VXL1-16P Dante/PoE-compatible line array speaker, and SWR2311P-10G Yamaha’s long-trusted PoE network switch. Included within the […]

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THX Ltd Debuts Portable Consumer DAC/Amplifier Solution


THX Ltd debuted its first consumer electronics device, THX Onyx. THX Onyx offers higher performance than traditional DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) amplifiers by including THX AAA amplifier technology onboard. THX Onyx has both THX AAA and ESS Pro DAC chips inside, as well as MQA support, creating a portable DAC/Amplifier for powering wired headphones. THX Onyx […]

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BrightSign Collaborates With c3ms Media for New Digital Menu Boards at Bonchon Chicken Restaurants


BrightSign announced a collaboration with c3ms Media to integrate digital menu boards in Bonchon Chicken restaurants throughout the United States. Bonchon Chicken is a Korea-based global fried chicken franchise with more than 100 of its 370 restaurants located in the U.S. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the blending of Bonchon’s traditional fine-casual format with its new fast-casual […]

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LaGuardia Airport Updates Signage Displays With LG Business Solutions USA


New York City’s LaGuardia Terminal B has modernized the passenger experience through the use of more than three dozen digital displays from LG Business Solutions USA. Ranging from multidisplay video walls and vertical info totems to large, custom LED solutions, the displays aim to make it easier for guests to find urgent flight information, navigate […]

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Audio-Technica Now Shipping New Omnidirectional and Cardioid Condenser Mics


Audio-Technica is shipping the new ES945O/XLR omnidirectional condenser boundary microphone and ES947C/XLR cardioid condenser boundary microphone — replacing A-T’s ES945 and ES947. The ES945O/XLR and ES947C/XLR add IPX4 water resistance, protecting the microphones from splashes of water and making them even more ideal conferencing and monitoring solutions for a wide range of applications. With their […]

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Epson Now Shipping New EV-110 and EV-115 LightScene Projectors


Epson is already shipping its LightScene EV-110 and EV-115 Accent Lighting 3LCD Laser Projectors aimed at the digital signage market. A convergence of lighting and display technology, LightScene’s spotlight form factor, combined with laser technology and easy content management tools, allows users to unleash dynamic displays for digital art, commercial signage and decor applications. The new […]

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Planetarium of Brussels Opens Renovated Dome With Barco Projectors


Today, the Planetarium of Brussels opens its newly renovated dome equipped with eight Barco projectors installed by RSA Cosmos along with the latest version of their powerful astronomical software, SkyExplorer 2021. The new installation will provide visitors with a 360° journey through the universe. The project is the result of a collaboration between the Planetarium […]

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LG Releases Medical-Grade Diagnostic Monitor Optimized for 3D Mammography


LG Business Solutions USA has a new medical-grade diagnostic monitor in the form of the 31-inch, 12-megapixel 31HN713D, used for multiple modes of diagnostic study, including 3D mammography. Traditionally, mammography has represented a challenge to digital imaging and diagnostics, requiring high brightness and resolution to discern subtle details in the human breast.The monitor’s 31-inch screen […]

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HETMA Files for 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status


The Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance (HETMA), founded in 2019 by Joe Way, PhD (University of Southern California) and BC Hatchett, M.A.Ed. (Vanderbilt University), has filed formal articles of incorporation as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the State of California. This move positions HETMA to further its mission of advocating for technology managers’ needs and […]

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AVer Information Launches DL30 AI-Based Auto Tracking Distance Learning Camera


AVer Information announced the launch the DL30, an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Auto Tracking Distance Learning Camera. Designed specifically for the K-12 distance learning classroom but can be used in training, houses of worship and UCC spaces, the DL30 boasts advanced AI to automatically detect the teacher’s movement in the classroom, allowing them to focus on […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Releases CDA-16 Amplifier


Bowers & Wilkins just announced the CDA-16; a 16-channel/eight-stereo-zones amplifier in a 1U enclosure that allows you to bridge its Class D stereo amplifier channels to create more mono outputs. The CDA-16 outputs 50 watts to each of its 16 channels in to 8-ohm loads, rising to 100W with 4-ohm speakers. Select the bridging function […]

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Absen Launches MR Series LED Screens Aimed at Rental and Staging


Absen has announced the launch of a new LED solution to the North America market, the MR series, aimed at the rental and staging market as well as the virtual studio market. Available in the 4.8 millimeters, the MR series is a high-impact floor display for interactive rental and staging applications including concerts, trade shows […]

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Nortek Control Adds Integration Drivers for ELAN Solutions


Nortek Control announced an assortment of new integration drivers for ELAN whole-house control solutions. The new drivers continue to expand ELAN system capabilities for dealers who are delivering high-end home and business entertainment, security and control systems. Through the efforts of Nortek Control, other vendors and third-party developers, the following new drivers are now available: […]

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Electrosonic Appoints Lori Cross as Chair of the Board to Fast-Track Expansion


Electrosonic has appointed Lori Cross as chair of the board to fast-track its expansion strategy. Lori Cross has been a board member for more than ten years and has a deep knowledge of the company, its business and its talents. “I am excited to become Chair for the Electrosonic Group as new opportunities are emerging […]

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Mersive Technologies Expands Alliance Partnership Program to Include Huddly Cameras


Mersive Technologies today announced that it has expanded its alliance partnership program to include Huddly cameras. This partnership combines Mersive Solstice, a touchless Bring Your Own Meeting (BYOM) room system, with Huddly’s meeting room camera. Mersive Solstice enables on-site users to host room-based meetings from their laptops, including sharing content to the room display and […]

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Polk Audio Launches Reserve Series Loudspeaker Line


Polk Audio announced the launch of the Reserve Series, a loudspeaker line designed for immersive multichannel home theater systems and classic stereo listening. The series consists of nine models, including three floor-standing models, three center channels, two bookshelf speakers and a wall-and speaker-mountable height module, all designed to give listeners flexibility in terms of configuration […]

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VuWall Appoints Pierre-Yves Desbiens as COO/CFO


VuWall has announced the appointment of Pierre-Yves Desbiens as chief operating officer/chief financial officer, effective immediately. Desbiens is replacing CFO Keith Findlay, who is taking his retirement as of May 3, 2021, allowing six weeks for a smooth transition. Desbiens is responsible for finance, accounting, business intelligence, legal, human resources and overall business operations. As […]

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Studio Technologies Enhances Model 5422A Dante Intercom Audio Engine


Studio Technologies announces the enhanced Model 5422A Dante Intercom Audio Engine. Like the original Model 5422, the new design is a cost-effective solution for creating party-line (PL) intercom circuits when used with Dante-compatible products. The “A” version offers a sophisticated Auto Mix function for enhanced party-line and audio mixing applications. The unit also includes expanded […]

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Broadsign OOH Marketing Platform Now Deployed as Part of OUTFRONT OOH Network


OUTFRONT Media Inc. and Broadsign today announced that they’ve teamed up to deploy Broadsign’s out-of-home (OOH) marketing platform as part of OUTFRONT’s OOH network. As the Broadsign Direct inventory and sales management system and Control content management system (CMS) are onboarded for OUTFRONT’s in-car displays, the company will be able to streamline media sales and operations across […]

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AVIXA Intros ‘AV Industry Pledge for an Equitable Future’ Initiative


AVIXA is introducing the “AV Industry Pledge for an Equitable Future,” a pledge that any individual or company can sign in order to advance inclusive behavior across their company and the industry. AVIXA is calling on the entire audiovisual industry to champion further equity and full representation across every aspect of the AV world, because the […]

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AmpliVox Sound Systems Intros Crescent Digital Adjustable ADA Workstation


AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced the new Crescent Digital Adjustable ADA Workstation with a large work surface and digital height control — so workers may switch from sitting to standing throughout their work day. The workstation is also compliant with the standards of the American with Disabilities Act to accommodate workers in wheelchairs. The SD5430 […]

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DVDO Releases New H264/5-Encoder and Decoder


DVDO introduced DVDO-H264/5-Encoder and DVDO-H264/5-Decoder to convert Full HD 1080p video from any HDMI source into H.264/5 streams over IP for use in video walls, video routing systems and livestreaming broadcasts. An encoder can be paired with a decoder to transmit 1080p video streams up to 100 meters / 330’ via a single Ethernet cable […]

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PPDS Now Shipping T-Line Interactive 4K Touch-Display Range


PPDS, the provider of Philips Professional TV and Digital Signage products and solutions, is now shipping its new T-Line interactive 4K (3840 x 2160) touch-display range, built exclusively for education. Unveiled as a prototype at ISE 2020, the Philips T-Line’s features and functionality have continued to expand and evolve to address the constantly-changing health and […]

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Sharp NEC Solutions Upgrades ME and MC Series Projectors


Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced its upgraded ME and MC Series projectors. Primarily designed for K-12 education, the upgraded projectors leverage new lamp technology that increases the brightness to between 4,000 and 4,500 lumens and features the longest lamp life on the market, extending to 20,000 hours in ECO mode. Increased lumens equals brighter projection, […]

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BrightSign Collaborates With Bluefin International for Video Wall Solution


BrightSign announced its collaboration with Bluefin International, Inc. to deliver a pair of new video wall solutions with integrated digital signage capabilities. The BrightSign Built-In Multi-Screen Displays come in two configurations — a 13.3-inch 3×1 display, and a 15.6-inch 3×1 display. Each of the new Bluefin solutions comes in a 3×1 configuration. The 13.3-inch displays […]

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Utelogy Develops New Driver for LEA Professional’s Pro-Grade Amps


Utelogy Corporation has developed a new driver for LEA Professional’s line of professional-grade amplifiers and technologies supporting audio-video system integrators. The new Utelogy driver joins LEA’s CONNECT SERIES of Application Programming Interfaces (API), a professional control ecosystem for third-party amplifier control and monitoring. This combined technology suite gives system integrators access to a diverse range […]

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