The 2018 rAVe Readers’ Choice Award Nominations Are Now OPEN!

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It’s that time of year again! Our Readers’ Choice Awards are open for nominations now and we need you (our readers) to tell us who you think the best of the best is in the AV industry. In case you haven’t heard every year at InfoComm we give out our annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards […]

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Black Box Introduces Emerald KVM Platform

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Black Box today introduced the Emerald Unified KVM Platform. Emerald is a converged KVM solution for distributing  video, audio and peripheral signals throughout expanding hybrid environments that include both IP and proprietary direct-connect networks. Emerald supports DisplayPort 1.2 4K video at 60 Hz and 10-bit color depth over standard IP network switches and connections and offers virtual machine support […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Mini Converter Optical Fiber 12G

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Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Mini Converter Optical Fiber 12G, a new bi directional SDI to optical fiber converter that lets customers extend SDI connections up to 10 miles away for US$155. Blackmagic Mini Converter Optical Fiber 12G is a compact converter that extends SDI connections over distances by converting SDI to optical fiber and optical fiber to SDI […]

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Focusrite Debuts Red 16Line Audio Interface

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Focusrite is debuting its Red 16Line audio interface supporting 64-in/64-out Pro Tools | HD and dual Thunderbolt 3 ports. With its Dante and analog connectivity, Red 16Line interfaces with your live sound or production console to capture multichannel audio broadcasts into Pro Tools or other native audio DAWs. The Red 16Line features ultra-low latency A-D/D-A conversion for 16 line level ins and […]

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Roland Ships the XS-62S Six-Channel Video Switcher and Audio Mixer

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Roland Professional A/V is now shipping the XS-62S, an integrated six-channel video switcher and audio mixer with PTZ camera control capabilities designed for installed or portable live event, recording, broadcast and streaming productions. The XS-62S dis in a 1RU form factor and can be operated by a single user or remotely from a Mac or PC or programmable interface. […]

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Epson Intros Ultra Short-Throw Lens for 12k Lumen and Higher Pro L1000-Series Laser Projectors

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Epson today announced the ELPLX02 Ultra Short-Throw Lens for 12K lumen and higher Pro L1000-Series laser large venue projectors. With a 0.35 throw ratio, negative offset and extensive lens shift range, the ELPLX02 facilitates easy installation and positioning flexibility. The new ELPLX02 lens joins the ELPLX01 to provide an ultra short-throw lens solution for the entire line of Pro L1000-Series […]

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AVIXA Joins International Hotel Technology Forum to Promote Audiovisual Solutions in Hospitality

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AVIXA has announced its participation in the International Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF). The event, taking place May 15-17 in Mallorca, Spain, aims to tackle the most pressing issues facing the industry with a lineup of interactive experiences, workshops, debates, roundtables, case studies, and interviews. As part of its strategic effort to increase awareness of audiovisual solutions in a variety of […]

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Atlona to Strengthen AV-over-IP Line at InfoComm 2018

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Atlona will come to InfoComm 2018 (June 6-8, Las Vegas Convention Center) with several new network-based solutions to switch, distribute, configure and manage video and audio content over IP in virtually any AV environment. The latest Atlona Management System (AMS) and OmniStream AV over IP solutions, now shipping, will respectively receive their global and North American debuts at InfoComm in Booth C3576. AMS is an easy-to-use resource for AV integrators, AV/IT system administrators and technology […]

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Audio-Technica Adds Handheld Transmitter to 6000 Series Line

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Audio-Technica is now offering the ATW-T6002x Handheld Transmitter for the 6000 Series High Density Wireless System — a spectrum-efficient solution that allows 31 channels in 4 MHz of bandwidth. The ATW-T6002x handheld transmitter offers low handling noise and features a metal construction body, high-visibility OLED screen, soft-touch controls and switchable RF power (2 mW/10 mW/50 mW). Its industry-standard thread mount […]

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Atomos Introduces Ninja V 5.2″ 4Kp60 HDR Daylight-Viewable 1000-nit Monitor/Recorder

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  Atomos just launched the Ninja V, a new compact 5.2″ 1000nit high bright HDR monitor/recorder that weighs just over 11 ounces (320 grams) and is designed for mirrorless cameras, DSLRs and gaming. The near edge-to-edge high bright 5.2 inch screen has a 1000nits of output coupled with an anti-reflection finish. And, Ninja V includes histogram, false color, peaking, movable 1:1 […]

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Blackmagic Design Introduces New Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI

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Blackmagic Design today introduced Blackmagic Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI, a pocket-size, broadcast quality video converter that simultaneously converts SDI to HDMI and HDMI to SDI in all SD and HD formats up to 1080p60 for $65. The Blackmagic Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI converts signals between professional SDI broadcast equipment and HDMI sources such as computers, projectors and big screen […]

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Zoom NA Adds F1-SP Field Recorder and Shotgun Mic

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Zoom North America now offers its new F1-SP Field Recorder + Shotgun Mic system, which comes with the F1 Field Recorder and the SGH-6 shotgun mic. The recorder and mic system mounts to DSLR cameras with a hot shoe. The Zoom F1 Field Recorder + Shotgun Mic bundles the F1 Field Recorder with the SGH-6 Shotgun Mic […]

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New Clear-Com E-IPA Is Audio-over-IP Card

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Clear-Com has introduced a high-density audio-and-intercom-over-IP connection card for the Eclipse HX series, called E-IPA. Natively AES67 compliant and SMPTE2110-30 ready, the E-IPA card provides 64 streams of low-latency and high audio bandwidth connections for linking existing and new IP-based Clear-Com products as well as for interoperating with AES67 compatible products. With this card, Clear-Com can deliver up to 256 […]

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JVC Professional Video Announces Three Additions to Its 4KCAM Cameras

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JVC Professional Video today announced three new additions to its family of 4KCAM cameras. Among other new features, the new GY-HM250U offers integrated graphics and live streaming, while the GY-HM250SP adds sports-specific score overlays. Also new, the GY-HM180U sets a new benchmark for professional compact cameras without built-in streaming or graphics. Designed for enhanced single-camera production, the GY-HM250U offers lower-third and full-screen […]

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Marshall Adds Newtek NDI

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Marshall Electronics’ new CV620-NDI high-definition PTZ camera is now equipped with NewTek NDI and is recognizable as a source by other NDI-enabled applications and devices connected to a standard Ethernet local area network. Marshall’s new CV620-NDI utilizes the same smooth tri-synchronous pan-tilt-zoom control as other Marshall PTZ cameras, while adding improved video performance and multi-level fine tune adjustments. Adding NewTek’s […]

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Neuroscientist Dr. Beau Lotto and Creative Technologist Rana June to Headline TIDE Conference at InfoComm 2018

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Neuroscientist Dr. Beau Lotto and pioneering creative technologist Rana June will headline AVIXA’s TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience) conference at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. On June 5 at the Park MGM Las Vegas, the day before the InfoComm floor opens, Lotto and June will join a lineup of innovative minds to explore the creative forces shaping the AV industry. The conference will […]

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Magewell to Debut Standalone Streaming Encoder

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Expanding beyond its video capture and playout cards, Magewell will show company’s first standalone, hardware-based streaming encoder at the 2018 NAB Show next month. Dubbed the Ultra Stream HDMI, it’s capable of recording or streaming video and audio from a variety of sources with one-click using on-device buttons or a smartphone app. Designed for users who want to stream but may […]

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Matrox and IBASE Power Booming 3×3 Digital Signage Video Wall Demand

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Matrox Graphics and IBASE have partnered on something called the IBASE SI-61S, a nine-monitor system. Designed specifically to drive 3×3 video walls for digital signage applications, this Matrox C900-powered bundle features nine HDMI ports as well as a dedicated graphics processor designed to power all nine displays as one contiguous desktop at the full 5760×3240 resolution. This 18.7 megapixel […]

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InfoComm 2018 Welcomes Ground-Breaking C2 Experiences to the Las Vegas Show

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AVIXA, organizers of InfoComm 2018, announced that developers of C2 Montréal, a business conference merging commerce and creativity, will bring their innovative brand of immersion and collaboration to the InfoComm show floor in Las Vegas June 6-8. “We are thrilled that the creative thought-leaders at C2 International are joining us for InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas,” said David Labuskes, CTS, […]

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InfoComm 2018 Welcomes Ground-Breaking C2 Experiences to the Las Vegas Show

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FAIRFAX, VA – March 20, 2018 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association and organizers of InfoComm 2018, announced that developers of C2 Montréal, a ground-breaking business conference merging commerce and creativity, will bring their innovative brand of immersion and collaboration to the InfoComm show floor in Las Vegas June 6-8. “We are thrilled […]

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Berk-Tek Joins SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Berk-Tek has joined the alliance as an adopting member. Berk-Tek manufactures all the latest infrastructure products with offerings ranging from Category 6A cables for 10GBaseT to loose tube and tight buffered fiber optic cables that are designed for applications ranging from data center to campus LAN environments. “Berk-Tek’s mission is to provide our customers with solutions that […]

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Wireless Presentation Solutions Market to See 16 Percent CAGR

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The Wireless Presentation Solutions Global Market Report reveals that sales of WPS, which is a segment of the rapidly evolving meeting and classroom collaboration market, grew 35 percent from 2016 to 2017, accounting for over $480 million in revenues, with further growth forecast in the short to medium term. “The opportunities available in this space are vast,” […]

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Campus Technology Conference to Merge with UBTech Conference; rAVe Founder Invited to Deliver 2018 Welcome Address

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Professional Media Group, producer of the annual UBTech higher education technology conference, which will take place June 4-6, 2018 at the Mirage, Las Vegas, today announced an agreement to substantially grow the event’s size and influence through the incorporation of the Campus Technology Conference. The merger of these two conferences under the UBTech banner benefits higher education leaders and technology solution providers […]

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Gig Gear to Make InfoComm Debut in Innovations Showcase

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Gig Gear LLC, known for its unique Gig Gloves (protective work gloves designed specifically for live event and entertainment production professionals), has been selected for the InfoComm 2018 Innovations Showcase which highlights new, hi-tech companies and products to the commercial AV market. While not a technology-based enterprise like most companies traditionally selected to the Innovations Showcase, the innovative design of […]

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Peerless-AV Launches New HDS-WHDI100 PeerAir System

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Peerless-AV just launched its next generation of its PeerAir Wireless HD Multimedia System (HDS-WHDI100). Upgraded with a new metal case design, integrated with 802.11n technology (5.745GHz) and external directional antennas that are spec’d to penetrate multiple walls, floors, and ceilings to offer complete wireless coverage, the PeerAir HDS-WHDI100 is also an IR extender for the receiver, ensuring a clean aesthetic where the receiver […]

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AVIXA Announces Agenda for Integrated Life Program at InfoComm 2018

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AVIXA has announced the agenda for its new Integrated Life program at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. Taking place June 5 at the Westgate Las Vegas, this one-day thought-leadership event will feature interactive panel discussions and presentations focused on the crossover opportunities between the commercial and residential audiovisual markets. The program sessions will cover topics […]

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What Keeps an AV Professional Awake at Night

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I still remember my first concerns about user engagement with the technology we provide. It was over a decade ago; we were fitting out four conference rooms per floor over about a dozen floors. Video teleconferencing in two, local presentation in the other. Pack up, head for the elevator, repeat. It was one of my […]

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Dan Dugan Sound Design Launches 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Dan Dugan Sound Design is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018 and has launched a year-long celebration. Company founder Dan Dugan, CEO of Dan Dugan Sound Design, Inc. will be at the company’s display booth for several trade shows this year (including ISE, NAB, InfoComm, AES and others) to greet attendees and conduct his “killer demo” of legendary […]

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AVIXA Partners With Parks Associates to Bring the Integrated Life Program to InfoComm 2018

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AVIXA has partnered with Parks Associates, an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services, to support the inaugural Integrated Life program at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. Parks Associates hosts CONNECTIONS Summits in the U.S. and Europe, as well as Connected Health and Smart Energy Summits, attracting thousands of executives interested […]

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Integrated Systems Europe to debut compelling range of conferences and events

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AMSTERDAM, 30 NOVEMBER 2017: Integrated Systems Europe 2018 will see the premier of a range of new show initiatives designed to make the fifteenth edition of the world’s largest AV and systems integration show the most compelling so far. The move has come as the show organisers Integrated Systems Events and its association co-owners AVIXA […]

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