Rants and rAVes — Episode 732: Altia Systems Picks rAVe to Debut Intelligence Sensing Technology in 5K Collaboration Cameras


Gary just got a sneak-peek of a new feature launching from Altia Systems – makers of the Panacast camera system – that will debut at InfoComm next week (in booth N1668). Called Intelligence Sensing technology, a new software update from Panacast will allow users to detect who, or even what, is in a meeting. There’s no better way to […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 742: WolfVision Talks CYNAP, vSolution MATRIX and Visualizers on Today’s Videocast


WolfVision will, again, focus on CYNAP – their all-in-on AV/IT appliance – and, athough it’s actually 4-years old, it’s totally new. You’ll see and hear why. In addition they’ll launch GUI 2.0, show the vSolution MATRIX and their VZ-8Neo/VZ-8Neo+ (which have been redesigned too) in booth N1506 at InfoComm. Gary was joined on this videocast with WolfVision, Regional Sales Manager, Michael Lisi, today who […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 736: Polycom and SYNNEX Are All About Trio at InfoComm


Gary was joined by Polycom’s Product Marketing Manager, Kerri Whelan, today who joined the videocast on a Polycom Trio — their Voice and Video Conferencing solution. RealPresence Trio has redefined the conference phone category by serving as the smart hub for your group collaboration and bringing easy-to-use, no-compromise visual collaboration to spaces that were previously cost prohibitive. Watch this […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 726: rAVe Scoop: Paul Harris Debuts New Open Source JavaScript-Based Control Platform for ProAV Market


Aurora Multimedia founder, Paul Harris, is using InfoComm to announce and release a new JavaScript-based control platform for the ProAV market. Dubbed ReAX  his intention is to make it freely available, via a non-profit alliance at www.reax.org, to any and all AV manufacturers that need to have their gear controlled. His reason? He thinks the market is ripe for […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 724: Special InfoComm Videocast: Christie Demos AV-over-IP Terra LIVE on This Videocast


Gary had Christie’s Senior Product Manager, Karl Johnson, actually demo their Terra AV-over-IP system on today’s video version of his podcast. Christie’s Terra solution is unique in that it includes a controller — and a really neat software interface. You can see how easy it is to design AV systems, switch them and stage and moderate routing using […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 722: Watch the Best Video Demo Ever as Peerless-AV Shoots a Paintball Gun and Water at an Xtreme Outdoor Display While It’s On


Peerless-AV’s VP of North American and APAC, Brian McClimans, just delivered the best videocast we’ve ever recorded, seriously. So, he set up a working Xtreme High Bight Outdoor 2500nit Outdoor Display outside in the mid-day sun and then proceeded to shoot it with a paint ball gun to show it’s durability. But, he didn’t stop there. He […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 720: Special InfoComm Videocast: TASCAM Talks Old Audio, New Audio and Future Audio


TASCAM will be at InfoComm in booth C915 and they’ll have everything from cassette recorders (yes, I typed cassette) to Dante Audio on-ramps and adapters. So, why do they still have cassette recorders? What about mixers – what, TASCAM does mixers? And, what can we expect from the industry’s only audio-only company? Listen (or watch) this podcast/videocast with TASCAM’s VP […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 718: Special InfoComm Videocast: Watch InFocus Demo New SimpleShare Wireless System LIVE on rAVe RADIO


InFocus’ new button-based wireless HDMI transmission system for simple connectivity of laptops to to displays is dubbed SimpleShare  And, Gary asked InFocus VP of Marketing Loren Shaw and SimpleShare Product Manager, Michael Liggett, to demo it for him on today’s videocast — and they agreed. No tricks — they connected, paired and displayed an entire system […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 714: Special InfoComm Videocast: Nureva’s InfoComm Plans – You Should Make an Appointment!


Nureva will be at InfoComm with an all-new Nureva SPAN Wall system, the recently launched Dual HDL300 audio conferencing system and a software update that includes a Follow-me feature for meeting leaders. What’s Follow-me and why should you put Nureva’s booth N1276 (inside the UC Pavilion) on your booth tour at InfoComm? Listen (or watch) to today’s videocast/podcast with Nureva President […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 710: Special InfoComm Videocast: Elo Touch Will Be at InfoComm with a Focus on Collaboration Rooms


EloTouch’s Kristin Roubie joined Gary on a pre-InfoComm Videocast to show some of their new collaborative solutions, including a new touch-based Collaboration Board integrated with DisplayNote’s Montage software – including a one-year license for free. EloTouch is unique in that all their touch systems can be mounted in portrait, landscape of flat and they have collaboration boards up […]

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