Rants and rAVes — Episode 900: SnapAV’s OvrC Platform is Aimed at Commercial AV Market

THIS IS A PROMOTED POSTLongtime HomeAV distributor and manufacturer, SnapAV, is now aiming its sights on the Commercial AV market. And, their plan includes using their OvrC support platform to do it. What’s OvrC and how does it work? Well, watch this video cast with SnapAV’s Scott Normand, Director of Commercial, who demo’s OvrC live […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 899: If You Integrate Control Rooms or Digital Signage, You Should Know Who Monitors Anywhere Is!

Monitors Anywhere basically makes the ClickShare of monitor walls. Using USB to HDMI adapters or thin-client Android computers, you can build network-based digital signage systems or fill video walls with content – in any configuration. So, no digital or analog signal processing – all network-based. If you don’t know Monitors Anywhere, this is the podcast for […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 898: The Post Visix InfoComm 2019 Videocast

In this episode of Rants and rAVes, Gary is joined by Visix founder Sean Matthews. They discuss (and shows) viewers all six new products Visix launched at this years InfoComm, including explaining VUI voice activated wayfinding, and a four output video player. Watch as Sean shows everything that Visix brought to InfoComm 2019. You can […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 897: Why AV-over-IP Should Be On a Separate Network

Will you succeed in putting video onto your existing data network? Laurent Masia, of Netgear, thinks not! See the full blog post here. Make sure you listen to this episode of Rants and rAVes to hear from Justin Kennington and Gary Kayye as they talk about why #AVoverIP should be on a separate network.   […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 896: When Will LEDs Truly Replace LCDs and Projectors? Not As Soon As You Think!

For years, industry pundits have predicted the immediate demise of the projector, due to flat panels. Now, there’s a cry that the flat panels will disappear, any day now, due to LEDs. Do you believe the hype? Well, here’s what Absen’s Director of Sales, Mitch Rosenburg, thinks — and this matters as, not only is Absen the […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 895: Nureva Divulges New Product Development Plan Exclusively on rAVe RADIO

Normally, Nureva is tight-lipped with future product development plans, but on today’s post-InfoComm 2019 podcast with Nureva’s VP of Products, Rob Abbott, he clearly outlines what new products we will see launched at ISE 2020 in Amsterdam. And, it’s a logical transition into a new market category for them. So, listen to see why it’s likely […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 894: The Peerless-AV Post-InfoComm Podcast

Peerless-AV’s Nick Belcore joined Gary for a post-InfoComm Podcast and, we here around rAVe, this it’s the best podcast Gary’s every recorded. Seriously. Listen. Nick wraps up their presence at the show and explains the logic of their booth. And, as you may know, rAVe partnered with Peerless-AV and actually integrated the rAVe RADIO podcast […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 893: The NEC Display Post-InfoComm 2019 Podcast

NEC Display’s Keith Yanke joined Gary on today’s post-InfoComm podcast to talk InfoComm 2019 impressions. NEC had a record number of visitors to their booth and they had a very unique way of tracking this — in fact, no other booth was able to track the attendees the way NEC did — so, this is worth […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 892: The Shure Post-InfoComm Podcast

Gary was joined with Shure’s Chris Lyons to talk about all they did at InfoComm 2019. Shure, the dominant mic company in the ProAV market for over 50-years, focussed their InfoComm presence on both the UCC market as well as the traditional ProAV presentation market. With Shure’s new “Make Connections Feel Effortless” initiative, Shure has […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 891: The Kramer Post-InfoComm Podcast

InfoComm 2019 was apparently Kramer‘s best InfoComm in many years — in addition to launching a plethora of new products. On today’s post-InfoComm 2019 podcast, Kramers VP of Marketing, David Margolin, talks with Gary about his show impressions, Kramer’s new cloud and software offerings, wireless and AV-over-IP strategy as well as their new partnerships – including […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 890: Leyard and Planar’s Post-InfoComm Podcast is All About Being Transparent and .7

If you didn’t to go by Leyard‘s booth at InfoComm 2019, you missed the industry’s only commercially available 0.7mm LED – that’s a pixel pitch that’s good enough to go in nearly any meeting room or classroom in the world. In fact, 0.7mm is arguably right at the perceived pixel pitch of a direct-view LCD […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 889: BlackMagic Demos ATEM Constellation 8K in Real-Time

On today’s post-InfoComm 2019 podcast, BlackMagic Designs demos their new ATEM Constellation 8K – a 10 input and 6 output 8K SDI-based production switcher. That means you get 4 M/Es, 40 x 12G‑SDI inputs, 24 x 12G‑SDI aux outputs, 4 DVEs, 16 Keyers, 4 media players, 4 multi viewers, 2 SuperSource and standards conversion on […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 888: Black Box Delivers Real-Time Video Demo of MCX

Recorded before InfoComm 2019, Black Box‘s Keith Pelkey and Jonathan McCune deliver a real-time demo of its new 10G-based AV-over-IP MCX system. The MCX is an SDVoE-based AV-over-IP product lien that include transmitters, receivers and a controller. In addition to this real-item video demo here, we actually shot a video of the MCX at InfoComm […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 887: The Casio Post-InfoComm 2019 Podcast

Only a few manufacturers on the InfoComm 2019 show floor actually had native 4K projectors; Casio was one of them — and, their 4K center-mounted-lens, 5K lumen 4K projector is less than $8000. Gary was joined on today’s post-InfoComm podcast with Joe Gillio of Casio to talk about his new XJ-L8300HN LampFree 4K projector as well as […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 886: Logitech is the King of Collaboration; A Logitech Post-InfoComm Podcast

Did you know that Logitech had product in over 50 booths at InfoComm 2019? Well, they did. Gary was joined by Logitech’s Head of Marketing, Joan Vandermate, on today’s podcast and she not only reviews Logitech’s InfoComm 2019 impressions but, also talked about its partnerships. Of course, in addition to supporting 50+ companies to make collaboration happen […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 885: Here’s a Post-InfoComm Wrap-up Podcast with Epson

What did Epson think was their game-changer at InfoComm 2019? And, what were most people that toured their booth interested in? Well, today’s podcast is with Epson’s Senior Product Manager, Gavin Downey  who talks Epson at InfoComm and why we shot 16 videos in their booth this year. Oh, and he and Gary talk about how and why 4K will […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 884: At InfoComm 2019, Anchor Audio Was All-About 1.9 and 2

Whenever you see the number “2” at the end of any Anchor Audio product, it means the product is using Anchor’s new lithium ion battery technology (now with 2,000 charge cycles) and a 1.9 GHz wireless frequency. Anchor’s integrated the “2” throughout the entire product line, so we shot six videos on Anchor products at […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 883: Kurt DeYoung of Barco Reviews InfoComm 2019 Launches

Barco’s VP of Channels, Kurt DeYoung, joined Gary’s podcast today to talk about their plethora of product launches, including a new XT LED line, a 40K lumen UDX 4K projector, and the new UDM line of projectors, at InfoComm 2019. Also, Gary noticed something in Barco’s booth that barely anyone at the show saw – did you notice it? Watch […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 882: Thomas Loza of Intel Talks Unite Cloud Portal and InfoComm 2019 on rAVe RADIO

Intel’s VP of Global Sales, Thomas Loza, joined Gary on this port-InfoComm 2019 podcast to talk about his impressions of the show and their launch of the new Intel Unite Cloud Portal  Intel was one of the best represented companies on the InfoComm 2019 show floor as they were in at least 12 other booths, in […]

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 389: Bart DeCanne of Sophatar

Victoria Barela & Johnny Mota interview Bart DeCanne of Sophatar Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 388: Aaron Pompey of AOPEN America

Johnny Mota interviews Aaron Pompey of AOPEN America Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 387: Nir Shomroni of Monitors AnyWhere

Victoria Barela and Johnny Mota interview Nir Shomroni of Monitors AnyWhere Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 386: Paul Harris of Aurora

Paul Harris, CEO of Aurora sits down to talk ReAX and Aurora Multimedia at InfoComm 2019 Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute —Episode 385: Mark Delguidice of MediaCentric

Mark Delguidice of MediaCentric joins The Trade Show Minute. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 384: Jordan Owens of Pexip

Jordan Owens of Pexip joins The Trade Show Minute. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute —Episode 383: Eric Bodley of Future Ready Solutions

Eric Bodley of Future Ready Solutions joins The Trade Show Minute. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute —Episode 382: Douglas Nestler of Reflex Marketing

Douglas Nestler of Reflex Marketing to talk InfoComm 2019. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 381: Danny Santiano of Multitaction

Danny Santiano of Multiaction joins The Trade Show Minute to talk InfoComm 2019. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute —Episode 380: Blake Vackar of Screen Innovations

Blake Vackar of Screen Innovations talks with The Trade Show Minute. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 379: Gary Kayye and Gary Kirk talking about AV in Higher Education

Gary Kayye & Gary Kirk talk about AV in the higher education world. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 378: Kevin Ancelin of Vitec

Gary Kirk interviews Kevin Ancelin of Vitec Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute—Episode 377: Gary Kayye interviews Nick Belcore of Peerless-AV

Gary Kayye interviews Nick Belcore of Peerless AV Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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