rAVe [TV]’s AV Weakly – Episode 2: How to Handle Expense Reports

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In today’s episode of AV Weakly, Joel Rollins addresses the complicated world of justifying trade show attendance – specifically InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas. It’s a hilarious look at how to convince your boss to let you attend and, best of all, it ends with an ad that you’ll love – trust us, it’s funny! […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 521: InfoComm Special Videocast: Sony to Debut Two New Laser-Phosphor Projectors at InfoComm

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Sony’s launch at InfoComm (booth C7708) includes the VPL- GTZ270, designed for entertainment use including planetariums, theme parks, museums and retail; and the VPL- GTZ280 for simulation, visualization and training. Both are laser-phosphor based projectors. Both 5,000 lumen models have native SXRDTM 4K (4096×2160) resolution and both can also operate in 4K 3D mode. Like all Sony laser projectors, the VPL-GTZ270 […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 520: InfoComm Special Videocast: LG’s Karl Jackson Talks The 58:9 Ultra-Stretch Monitor and InfoComm

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Gary was joined on his podcast today – in a special video version – by LG s B2B Enterprise Account Manager, Karl Jackson, who explained why LG built an 83” (3,840 x 600) UHD 58:9 aspect ratio “Stretch” monitor  LG will be in booth C8303 at InfoComm and they will not only be showing their dual-sided OLED monitor but […]

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AV Power Up! – Episode 57: A Show About The Show – #InfoComm16

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Join the Crew on this special InfoComm 2016 podcast: Corey Moss, Justin Watts, Victoria Barela and Christa Bender as they welcome their guests: Jason McGraw – Sr. Vice President of Expositions at InfoComm International Brad Grimes – Director of Communications at InfoComm International Penny Sitler – Marketing Manager at Draper, Inc. Here we are less […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 519: InfoComm Special Podcast: Sony to Debut TOTALLY New Display Technology at InfoComm

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Calling it CLEDIS (Crystal LED Integrated Structure), Sony will launch a totally new display technology that is an amazingly small (as in width of a human hair thin) crystal LEDs that are encapsulated behind a black sub-structure. The width of each pixel/LED is only 0.003 mm2. Yes, you read that right. Basically, the self-emitting display technology […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 518: InfoComm Special Podcast: dnp’s InfoComm Plans

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In today’s podcast, Gary talks to dnp’s Senior Product Manager, Johnny Jensen, about they InfoComm plans.  dnp has the best ALR (Ambient Light Rejection) screens on the market – everyone knows this. And, this year at InfoComm, they plan to prove it as they’ll be doing a screen shoot-out each day at 11am in their booth in the […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 517: InfoComm Special Podcast: FSR is Giving Away Frozen Fruit Bars at InfoComm!

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OK, that’s not the only reason to stop by their booth (C7730) at InfoComm 2016, but FSR will be popular as the heat rises to above 100-degrees in 2- weeks from today! FSR has patented a new Frame-box install system, aptly called THE FRAME, has something called THE MUD and a plethora of outdoor install boxes, too. […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 516: InfoComm Special Podcast: The Display Summit at InfoComm 2016

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There’s still time to register for the Display Summit at InfoComm 2016. Gary talked to Display Summit founder, Chris Chinnock about the 2016 event and, what is certainly going to be the buzz at this year’s event, Compound Photonics. Don’t know who that is or what they did? Listen to the podcast AND consider registering […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 515: InfoComm Special Podcast: Prysm’s InfoComm Presence will Absolutely Impress

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Prysm recently launched their first (and the industry’s first) Cloud-Based collaboration solution in Prysm Enterprise and at InfoComm they’ll demo this, but also show Prysm Mobile – giving your clients web-browser access for any mobile device including Apple iOS, Android, and Windows. Gary Spoke to Prysm’s CMO, Paige O’Neill, about their InfoComm plans and launches in […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 514: InfoComm Special Podcast: QSC Debuts New Pendant Speaker Line on rAVe RADIO, Talks Ladder-Rage

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QSC gave us a sneak peek into its InfoComm launch by telling us it plans to launch a new line of pendant loudspeakers. The new line is nearly identical to its new ceiling speaker line, but in a pendant design. The company will demo the line at InfoComm in its Sound Demo Room N101 as […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 513: InfoComm 2016: Special InfoComm Videocast: Prysm’s Paige O’Neill

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Gary was joined by Prysm Chief Marketing Officer, Paige O’Neill, and they talked InfoComm 2016 and what Prysm is doing. Prysm builds complete packaged solutions from a boardroom to the two-person huddle room and everything in between all using the Prysm Application Suite  At InfoComm 2016, Prysm will be focusing on Prysm Mobile that extends the Prysm Visual Workplace […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 510: An InfoComm Special Podcast: Nureva Talks InfoComm 2016 Plans; Hints at New Launch

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In today’s podcast, Gary talks to Nureva’s President and CEO, Nancy Knowlton, about their plans for InfoComm 2016. Nureva debuted their SPAN product line to the ProAV community at last year’s show and at the 2016 event, they will be exhibiting in the North Hall in booth N2847 and will be launching a new software update that will include […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 509: InfoComm Special Podcast: An Interview with Kramer’s New CEO, Steve Biegacki

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Gary’s the first member of the industry’s press to speak to Kramer’s new CEO, Steve Biegacki, and, even though he’s new to the ProAV market, he’s been pretty close as his last gig was as Sr Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing at Belden – the world’s largest AV wire manufacturer. Biegacki has been at Kramer for a week and […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 508: InfoComm Special Podcast: NSCA’s Drunk Unkles Concert and Their New Ignite Program

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Gary was joined by NSCA’s Executive Director, Chuck Wilson, who is excited that the Drunk Unkles will, again, perform an NSCA benefit concert at InfoComm 2016. The concert will be at the Hard Rock Hotel, it’s free and will help fund a brand-new program NSCA is launching, officially, on June 8th, called IGNITE. All the details are in this […]

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AV Power Up! – Episode 54: We rAVe About the Readers Choice Awards and InfoComm16!

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In this special extended podcast, not only do we have three terrific guests but we also have two excellent guest Crew members! Join the Crew: Corey Moss, Johnny Mota, Stacy Kringlen, Victoria Barela, Justin Watts along with guest Crew members Alison Maxson and Gina Sansivero as the welcome their guests: John Antanaitis – Vice President, Marketing at Polycom Penny Sitler – Marketing Manager at […]

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