Panasonic Debuts New SOLID SHINE Laser Projectors at InfoComm

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Panasonic Systems Solutions Company will showcase its expanded portfolio of professional laser projectors. The expanded portfolio now includes the new PT-RQ22KU 21,000-lumen, 3-chip DLP laser projector with 4K+ resolution, and two new 1-chip DLP SOLID SHINE laser projectors featuring super high brightness: the PT-RZ120 providing 12,000 lumens of brightness and the PT-RZ870 offering 8,500 lumens […]

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BTX Announces BookIT Room Scheduling Solution (Version 2.5) at InfoComm 2018

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BTX Technologies announced today that their BookIT digital room scheduling sign solution version 2.5 is slated for release and will be shown at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas this week. The BookIT version 2.5 digital scheduling sign solution is used to schedule a conference or meeting room from any BookIT touch panel, mobile device or […]

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NEC Display Debuts C and V Series of Displays

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NEC Display Solutions of America today announced that it has launched six new large-size UHD displays. The new models are the 75-inch C751Q and V754Q; the 86-inch C861Q and V864Q; and the 98-inch C981Q and V984Q. These C and V Series models offer customers an all-encompassing UHD experience at an affordable price. These new models […]

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Peerless-AV Debuts SEAMLESS

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Peerless-AV will be rolling out SEAMLESS at InfoComm. Peerless-AV says SEAMLESS is a bespoke program for LED video walls and offers an all-encompassing support system for Peerless-AV’s partners and customers. Key elements of the program include: Expert Engineering and Design: Experienced engineers and support staff collaborate in a think-tank style environment, creating new and effective […]

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AVI-SPL Launches Rapid Rooms to Accelerate Workplace Collaboration

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AVI-SPL today unveiled Rapid Rooms, a strategic system that optimizes meeting room deployment by intelligently recognizing organizational needs and matching them with the most suitable AV and UC technology, in ready-to-order bundles. With a first of its kind AV-as-a-service model for hardware, software, and managed service contract wrapped into one, fixed, monthly fee, AVI-SPL Rapid […]

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New Crestron AirBoard Allows Capture, Display and Sharing of Whiteboard Content with Anyone, Anywhere

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Crestron is demonstrating its new Crestron AirBoard network whiteboard capture device at InfoComm. Crestron AirBoard enables both local and remote participants to see whiteboard content on the main room display and on their personal display device, and then share it with the touch of a button. Crestron AirBoard is essentially a camera on an arm […]

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Kramer Adds to Control Offering with BRAINware

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Kramer Electronics just launched Kramer BRAINware, a software-only control processor that the company claims simplifies control installations. By containing all of the control logic, design and attributes of the Kramer Control platform, Kramer BRAINware turns a Kramer KT-107 touch panel to a fully functional Kramer Control processor brain, without requiring additional physical processor hardware. Think […]

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Yamaha UC Announces YAI-1 Conference Ensemble Solution for Large Conference Rooms and Boardrooms

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Yamaha Unified Communications announced the debut of a professional audio conferencing solution specifically engineered for seamless and easy installation out of the box into boardrooms and large conference rooms utilizing UC applications. Available only in North America, the Yamaha YAI-1 Conference Ensemble is a preconfigured USB audio system. The audio system comprises an eight-channel Executive […]

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Gary Kayye Delivers Opening Keynote at UBTech, Talks About Designing His Perfect Classroom

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rAVe Founder Gary Kayye opened up the 2018 UBTech Conference to a full house of about 800 in the Mirage Resort in Las Vegas yesterday. UBTech is an annual technology conference aimed at higher education leaders. Gary’s message was all about the journey that led him to design what he hopes is the perfect collaborative […]

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SDVoE Alliance and Audinate Collaborate on AV Control Platform

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SDVoE Alliance and Audinate today announced their collaboration on an integrated AV control environment. In addition, Audinate has joined the SDVoE Alliance as a contributing member. Dante distributes an unlimited number of uncompressed audio channels across IP networks. It is an audio networking standard for pro audio manufacturers and has been adopted by more than […]

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SpinetiX Updates Elementi Digital Signage Software

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SpinetiX has released a new version of Elementi software featuring greater integration with Microsoft Office 365, revamped interactivity widgets and more integrated third-party content services.SpinetiX says its vision of digital signage is data-driven, where engaging screen content is automatically generated and updated by connecting data from user everyday tools for an ultimate digital experience. The company also says this […]

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LG Launches New Color Transparent LED at InfoComm

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions is unveiling a new LED display — the LG Transparent Color LED film display. Making its introduction for the first time in the United States this week at InfoComm 2018, the revolutionary display has the ability to turn any window or glass surface into a customizable digital canvas. The new Transparent Color LED film (LAT240DT1) display […]

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QSC Introduces Premium Business Music Solutions

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QSC is introducing a portfolio of Premium Business Music Solutions, including multi-zone mixers, wall controllers, configurable multi-channel amplifiers, SUB/SAT loudspeakers, as well as accompanying installation and management apps. These new products will be showcased at the QSC Demo Room N115 at InfoComm 2018 (June 6-8, 2018) in Las Vegas, NV. The MP-M Series music and […]

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Tomei AV Consulting and The Sextant Group Announce Launch of the 2018 College & University Staffing Survey

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Tomei AV Consulting and The Sextant Group, two independent technology consulting firms, announced they have partnered to launch the 2018 College & University Staffing Survey. The survey will be open and online starting June 1 through July 31, 2018 here. All participants will receive a detailed summary of the results. First posted in 2014 by […]

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Bose Professional Expands DSP Offerings

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Bose Professional broadens its ControlSpace sound processor line with six new DSP models and three attractive digital wall controllers. The new ControlSpace CSP-1248 and CSP-428 commercial sound processors offer right-sized I/O and simplified configuration for small-to-medium-scale projects. They are designed to serve as standalone DSPs in commercial applications such as retail stores and restaurants or […]

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New Extron 12G-SDI Cable Equalizer Supports 4K Video

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Extron just introduced the 12G HD-SDI 101, a one-input, one-output cable equalizer for multi-rate SDI digital video signals. It offers a solution for sending multi-rate SDI digital video signals over long coaxial cable runs. The 12G HD-SDI 101 supports all common serial digital video data rates up to 11.88 Gbps, while passing HDR, embedded audio […]

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DP’s New INSIGHT LASER 8K Projector to Make USA Debut at InfoComm

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Digital Projection International (DPI) will bring their new INSIGHT LASER 8K (7680×4320) at the 2018 InfoComm show in Las Vegas June 6 – 8 (Booth C2018). DPI’s 25,000 lumen INSIGHT LASER 8K projector, developed in collaboration with Delta Electronics (who owns them), makes a 33 million pixel canvas. To demonstrate this at InfoComm (since little […]

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Williams AV to Debut New Pointmaker Presenter and Pointmaker Audio Presenter

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Williams AV just introduced the all-new Pointmaker Presenter and Pointmaker Audio Presenter presentation systems. Pointmaker Presenter includes wireless video tools designed to for creation via mobile device in a meeting space. Pointmaker Audio Presenter adds audio to the mix, delivering industry first, truly wireless, audio and video connectivity from your computer, tablet or phone. Pointmaker […]

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Nureva Enhances Flexibility and User Control of HDL300 Audio Conferencing Systems

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Nureva has updated its Microphone Mist technology, which is available to all HDL300 audio conferencing system customers. This update includes new customizable audio settings, new auxiliary audio modes for interoperability with third-party systems and refinements to audio performance. HDL300 customers enable these enhancements by downloading the updated version of Nureva Room Manager software, which provides […]

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MuxLab Unveils New Content Management Software on 4K Signage Player

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MuxLab has released its new 4K Signage Player (model 500769) with complete Content Management Software (CMS). This new software system allows users to create, manage and control AV from a variety of sources, including content streaming via the H.264/H.265 codec over a local Ethernet network, Internet, internal memory and external USB 3.0 memory devices. It […]

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rAVe 2018 Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced

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We are excited to announce the winners of our 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Our awards are different than ANY other industry awards and the stats speak for themselves: We had over 92,000 voters for the final awards! The nominations for the awards came SOLELY from you – the AV community. We have a system that […]

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Crest Audio Debuts C1 Series Contracting Amplifiers with DSP and Dante-C

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Crest Audio has unveiled the new C1 Series range of contracting and installation amplifiers — Class D designs with on-board digital signal processing, Dante protocol networking and USB/Ethernet connectivity for monitoring and control. The new C1 Series amplifiers are aimed at contractors thanks to the addition of Euro connector inputs and barrier strip outputs as […]

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Nureva Adds Intelligent Sound Targeting to HDL300 Systems

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Nureva has announced the addition of intelligent sound targeting (IST) to the Microphone Mist technology platform that powers its HDL300 and Dual HDL300 audio conferencing systems. This patent-pending technology adds new intelligence to the thousands of virtual microphones that fill the meeting space and provide full-room audio coverage. Using IST, the system identifies and ignores […]

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Presentation Products, Inc. Joins SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Presentation Products, Inc, an audiovisual design and integration firm headquartered in New York City, has joined the alliance as an adopting member. “At PPI we pride ourselves on leveraging both industry certifications and real world expertise to inform design concepts, implement best practices, and guarantee technical quality during every […]

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Christie Adds Two New 4K HS Series Models to Its 1-Chip DLP Laser Projector Lineup

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Christie is adding to its 1DLP laser lineup with the new 4K7-HS and 4K10-HS models. Featuring 4K UHD resolution and Christie BoldColor Technology for the most accurate color reproduction possible, both models are equipped with Christie Twist warping and blending software and the omni-directional capability to be installed in businesses, public spaces, hotels, higher education […]

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Chief Designs Over-the-Whiteboard Mount for Placing Interactive Displays in Classrooms

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Chief will bring the over-the-whiteboard interactive display mount to InfoComm booth C3683. The mount allows for installation and adjustment of heavy interactive flat panel displays over existing chalkboards or whiteboards. By shipping largely pre-assembled with minimal hardware, Chief designed the OB1U to reduce installation time. Height variability accommodates younger children or those seated at lower […]

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AVMI ACQUIRES Focus 21

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AVMI, an international AV integrator, has acquired the UK-based Focus 21. Founded in 1998, Focus 21 is an engineering company specializing in the integration and servicing of audio visual and video conferencing systems. Focus 21 is widely regarded for its professional approach, technical expertise and quality of service, representing a natural fit for AVMI. Recently […]

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inLighten Introduces StudioPro Design Software for Digital Signage Systems

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inLighten announced today the release of StudioPro, a design software with a specific focus on content creation for digital signage developed for universal compatibility with the digital signage systems of any manufacturer. Content creators simply download StudioPro onto any PC for access to a comprehensive suite of design tools and utilities for use with a […]

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Extron Intros TLS 525M 5″ Scheduling Panel

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The new Extron TLS 525M is a 5″ wall mount TouchLink Scheduling panel. This stand-alone room scheduling panel connects directly to a variety of popular calendar services, and requires no additional scheduling software or external processors. It features a vibrant 800×480 capacitive edge-to-edge Gorilla Glass touchscreen that is especially scratch and smudge-resistant. The TLS 525M […]

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Premier Mounts Debuts Innovative New Mounting Solutions for Samsung FLIP

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Premier Mounts just introduced a new mounting solution for the Samsung FLIP digital flipchart — in three different mount types: the Fixed Floor Stand Kit, the Mobile Stand Kit and the Rotating Wall Mount. Key features include: Fixed Floor Stand Kit: Rotates from landscape to portrait orientation or anywhere in between 35° upward, 10° downward […]

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Leyard and Planar Announce Next-Generation Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System

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Leyard and Planar today introduced the Leyard DirectLight X LED Video Wall System, adding unrivaled video processing and management capabilities into the product. The Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System, introduced in late 2016, was unique at the time as it was one fo the first to offer front-mounting, thin profile, front service access, low […]

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