June 2024 Temperature Check Results: Outdoor AV

Happy summer, everyone! For the month of June, we wanted to get your insight on the thing that makes our favorite summer activities possible — outdoor AV technology. From weddings to concerts and music festivals, we got your thoughts on the prevalence of outdoor AV technology and where it’s headed. For our first question, we […]

June 2024 Temperature Check Results: Outdoor AV

MS Teams Tracker: June 2024

Welcome, readers, to this June 2024 Microsoft Teams Tracker article, where each month, I round up some of the latest and greatest updates to the application. Whether you’re an MS Teams user or you integrate tech that works with Teams, this will be a perfect monthly article for you to find all the information you […]

MS Teams Tracker: June 2024

Sharp Releases 27” USB-C Monitor in New MultiSync DD-EA272U

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) announced the launch of the new MultiSync DD-EA272U 27” desktop display, aimed at corporate, finance, healthcare and education. Sharp says the DD-EA272U features an IPS LCD panel and a 4K UHD native resolution. With a 3-sided ultra-narrow bezel, the DD-EA272U is designed to eliminate distractions when used […]

Sharp Releases 27” USB-C Monitor in New MultiSync DD-EA272U

Here’s Why a Maryland Casino Picked tvONE for Its Sportsbook

Live! Casino and Hotel, Maryland’s Sports & Social sportsbook and sports bar, The R Bar (the centerpiece of the casino floor) and the hotel’s entrance have been equipped with tvONE’s CORIOmaster and CORIOmaster2 video processors, outputting multiple 4K feeds of live sports and graphics 24 hours a day. tvONE says the casino’s The R Bar, […]

Here’s Why a Maryland Casino Picked tvONE for Its Sportsbook

LG Launches 5MP Breast Imaging Monitors

LG Electronics (LG) is accelerating its B2B medical device business, expanding its lineup of diagnostic monitors with the new 21HQ613D-B, which was recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for sale in the U.S. Intended for digital mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis, LG says the 21HQ613D-B is a 21.3-inch 5-megapixel (MP) IPS diagnostic […]

LG Launches 5MP Breast Imaging Monitors

Here’s Why NBC Sports is Using Planar for Its Olympic Coverage

NBC Sports selected Planar to provide LED video walls for its production of the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics, July 24 – Aug. 11 and Aug. 28 – Sept. 8, respectively. NBCUniversal says its coverage of the Olympic Games Paris 2024 will feature multi-platform offerings across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, E!, CNBC, GOLF Channel, Spanish-language […]

Here’s Why NBC Sports is Using Planar for Its Olympic Coverage

The New MAXHUB Raptor Is a 165” All-in-One LED Display for UCC Applications

MAXHUB just introduced the Raptor LX165V07 165-inch all-in-one LED display. The company says the Raptor LX165V07 includes wireless screen sharing with built-in Miracast, Chromecast and Airplay — plus a wireless BYOM function. This feature can be used to share one’s device screen or to function as remote control to navigate the interface. MAXHUB says the […]

The New MAXHUB Raptor Is a 165” All-in-One LED Display for UCC Applications

Jabra’s Research Details Impact Audio Has on Performance and Overall Office Culture

New research released by Jabra analyzed the role audio plays on cognitive, emotional and physical wellbeing in the workplace and found return to office initiatives can create unintended consequences if not managed well. The research was carried out among 2,000 knowledge workers across the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Germany. The findings revealed […]

Jabra’s Research Details Impact Audio Has on Performance and Overall Office Culture

Luanda Science Center in Angola Goes 4K and Dolby Atmos

Christie technologies are powering immersive educational experiences at the Luanda Science Center (CCL) in Angola. The CCL, built on the site of a former soap factory, features powerful audio and visual technology inside and out to engage visitors and inspire future generations. An auditorium at the CCL has been equipped with two Christie Griffyn 4K35-RGB pure laser projectors and […]

Luanda Science Center in Angola Goes 4K and Dolby Atmos

Learn How to Create the Ultimate Meeting Room Audio Experience

Next week, a panel of ProAV experts will unveil their top secrets for crafting flawless audio experiences for meeting attendees during a LAVNCH & LEARN session titled “Creating the Ultimate Meeting Room Audio Experience.” Moderated by LAVNCH [CODE]’s Megan A. Dutta, the panelists will explore the essential elements for achieving optimal audio levels in any […]

Learn How to Create the Ultimate Meeting Room Audio Experience

Extron Ships the FOX3 Matrix 560x; Fiber Matrix of Video, Audio and USB Up To 560 x 560

Extron told rAVe that it’s shipping its FOX3 Matrix 560x Modular Fiber Optic Matrix Switcher, with high-performance switching of 4K@60 video, audio, USB, control and 3D Sync over fiber optic cable. Expandable in sizes from 8×8 up to 560×560, Extron says this modular matrix switcher also features an integrated IPCP Pro Q xi control processor. […]

Extron Ships the FOX3 Matrix 560x; Fiber Matrix of Video, Audio and USB Up To 560 x 560

Sennheiser TC Bars Are Zoom Certified

Sennheiser says that its TeamConnect Bars (TC Bars) are now Certified for Zoom Rooms. The company says this certification enables Zoom users to conduct hybrid meetings with superior Sennheiser audio and 4K video. Sennheiser says the integration between TC Bars and Zoom supports flexible meeting solutions aimed at hybrid work environments. As part of the […]

Sennheiser TC Bars Are Zoom Certified

Reflecting on Pride Month in the Audiovisual Industry

June was Pride Month, and many of our audiovisual companies and organizations showed support for the LGBTQ+ community during this month. Yet, since we are in such a polarized world, there is often a blowback to doing something as simple as flying a flag to show support for fellow human beings. I flew the rainbow […]

Reflecting on Pride Month in the Audiovisual Industry

Microsoft Copilot Roundup: May 2024

Welcome to my roundup of the latest updates to Microsoft Copilot, the company’s virtual AI assistant, as of May 2024. In this article, I will highlight a few updates to Copilot that I consider to be most helpful to those in the AV industry. I will also include the full list of updates at the […]

Microsoft Copilot Roundup: May 2024

Sony Partners With Gremsy for Drone Solution With High-End Imaging

Sony and Gremsy announced an all-in-one solution for drone users and manufacturers: the Pixy LR S-Port gimbal, developed for a plug and play integration with Sony’s dedicated drone camera, the ILX-LR1. The companies say it will bring reliability and lightness to any drone payload to further optimize drone operation in terms of flight time versus […]

Sony Partners With Gremsy for Drone Solution With High-End Imaging

Here’s How Extron Provided a Complete Esports Solution to West Point

Leaders at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point recognize that a robust esports program is valuable for teaching cadets how to become skilled tacticians, make decisions under pressure and work as a team. Cadets compete from a futuristic esports facility within the West Point Simulation Center. Extron AV signal processing, switching, distribution, control and […]

Here’s How Extron Provided a Complete Esports Solution to West Point

rAVe [PUBS]’s ProAV Guide to American-Made Products

As we celebrate Independence Day, there’s no better time to honor the innovation and craftsmanship of American-made AV products. In the spirit Independence Day, we wanted to spotlight the audiovisual solutions developed right here in the USA! These products are a testament to the creativity, dedication and technical expertise that American manufacturers bring to the […]

rAVe [PUBS]’s ProAV Guide to American-Made Products

Extron Releases Free USB-C Design Guide

Extron announced that its new USB-C for ProAV Design Guide is now available. The company says this handbook navigates the reader through the evolution of USB technology, from its inception to the latest USB-C standards. Extron says it covers cables, connectors and communication protocols essential for “seamless connectivity” between USB hosts and peripherals. The guide […]

Extron Releases Free USB-C Design Guide

Lightware Achieves EcoVadis Bronze Rating

Lightware Visual Engineering announced it has been awarded the EcoVadis Bronze sustainability rating. Lightware says this places the company in the top 35% of assessed businesses for sustainability performance and above the industry average. EcoVadis is a sustainability assessment platform designed to help companies measure and improve sustainability performance. The company also enables comparing and evaluating […]

Lightware Achieves EcoVadis Bronze Rating

Sound Wave Spotlight With Sound Devices

Name: Matt Anderson Title: President & CEO Company: Sound Devices rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do at Sound Devices. MATT ANDERSON: I’m Matt Anderson, the president and CEO of Sound Devices. I’m one of the company founders and I’ve been the primary designer of every product we’ve […]

Sound Wave Spotlight With Sound Devices

Leveraging Your AV Inventory

Technical Debt has been the topic of several of my blogs recently, and I was able to speak about it during LAVNCH WEEK 9, a weeklong virtual event put on by rAVe. A critical aspect of being able to manage technical debt, and keep your systems running well, is being able to tell a solid […]

Leveraging Your AV Inventory

White Paper: Beyond the Classroom Walls

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST Are you in the higher ed space? Are you in the process of adapting traditional learning spaces to meet the demand for remote and flexible learners? If so, this white paper is for you. While the pandemic created an accelerated shift to provide a range of learning options within the […]

White Paper: Beyond the Classroom Walls

Scalable Display Technologies Now Integrates With Realmotion Media Servers

Scalable Display Technologies announced an integration with Realmotion, a real-time media server and software platform that “empowers ideation through the prototyping, execution and monitoring of next-generation immersive and interactive environments.” Scalable says its integration with Realmotion is designed to simplify the user experience, improve workflow efficiency and support ongoing maintenance. With this integration, Realmotion users […]

Scalable Display Technologies Now Integrates With Realmotion Media Servers

Disguise and Meptik Co-Design Mobile and Portable Virtual Studio in a Turnkey Rack

Disguise company Meptik announced its first turnkey virtual production studio solution, Meptik Studio Pro. By packing a pre-configured Disguise studio control stack, ROE LEDs, camera tracking, comprehensive creative and technical support and training into one = solution, Meptik says its Studio Pro hopes to streamline virtual production studio installation, enabling creative teams to take their […]

Disguise and Meptik Co-Design Mobile and Portable Virtual Studio in a Turnkey Rack

Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Talking Stick Resort Lobby Experience

On July 25, tech pros will be treated to a behind-the-scenes look at the Talking Stick Resort lobby experience. In a 60-minute episode of #avIRL, LAVNCH [CODE]’s Megan A. Dutta will chat with Bryan Meszaros, CEO and founder of OpenEye Global, and Zack Szabo, CTS-D, design engineer at CCS Presentation Systems, about how the resort’s […]

Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Talking Stick Resort Lobby Experience

Macom Grows Again; Adds SYNC to Cover Benelux and France for AV and IT Design Consulting

Luxembourg-based design consulting firm SYNC became part of macom (a Drees & Sommer company) as of July 1, 2024. macom says it has already been collaborating with SYNC in the design of AV and IT projects within the Benelux region of Europe for years – so the merger between the two companies seems logical. SYNC […]

Macom Grows Again; Adds SYNC to Cover Benelux and France for AV and IT Design Consulting

Magenium is a 2024 Microsoft Global Partner of the Year Finalist

Magenium, a subsidiary of AVI Systems, received Microsoft’s top partner honor as 2024 Microsoft Global Partner of the Year Finalist. Magenium says it received the recognition in the category for Modern Work – Converged Communications and for demonstrating excellence in implementation and support of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. “Receiving recognition from Microsoft as […]

Magenium is a 2024 Microsoft Global Partner of the Year Finalist

Check Out Christie’s Projection Mapping of the Suzhou Creek Bridges

Christie says its HS Series 1DLP laser projectors are illuminating major bridges along the scenic Suzhou Creek in Shanghai, making them come alive at night with content that “enhances the city’s aesthetic appeal.” As a cornerstone of the municipal government’s vision to enhance the allure of this waterway, Christie says this initiative not only beautifies […]

Check Out Christie’s Projection Mapping of the Suzhou Creek Bridges

MS Teams Tracker: May 2024

Welcome, readers, to this May 2024 Microsoft Teams Tracker article, where each month, I round up some of the latest and greatest updates to the application. Whether you’re an MS Teams user or you integrate tech that works with Teams, this will be a perfect monthly article for you to find all the information you […]

MS Teams Tracker: May 2024

Huddly CEO Says Price Cuts Aimed at Creating Greater Access to AI-Driven Cameras to All End Users

Huddly is known for its AI-driven camera solutions, all Microsoft Teams-certified devices. In a move to expand the use of intelligent AI cameras in more spaces in the hybrid workplace, Huddly has adjusted pricing downwards by up to 25% to allow use of more video in the workplace. I reported this story earlier this month […]

Huddly CEO Says Price Cuts Aimed at Creating Greater Access to AI-Driven Cameras to All End Users

Congratulations to the Winners of the Top 10 at InfoComm 2024

For the first time ever, AV Buyers.Club and AVNation have teamed up to present the Top 10 at InfoComm 2024 Awards. This collaboration is designed to celebrate and highlight the most innovative and user-centric products within the AV industry. We’re excited to unveil the standout products that have excelled in keeping the end user at […]

Congratulations to the Winners of the Top 10 at InfoComm 2024

Sound Wave Spotlight With HOLOPLOT

Name: Gareth Davies Title: Lead Projects Engineer Company: HOLOPLOT rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do at HOLOPLOT. GARETH DAVIES: I’m the projects lead at HOLOPLOT, overseeing a team of project engineers located in both our Berlin headquarters and our offices in Las Vegas. The team oversees […]

Sound Wave Spotlight With HOLOPLOT