What I Accomplished at InfoComm 2021 — Part 1

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This is part 1 of a series discussing the power of the relationships you can make at an in-person trade show. After attending InfoComm 2021, I decided to write about my experience. Enjoy! I have been attending/participating in trade shows for a very long time in every industry I’ve been part of (film/video production, data […]

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Calibre LEDFusion Pro A130C-15 Wins Best in Market Award at InfoComm 2021

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Calibre UK was once again recognised by the industry with two Best in Market awards from Future Publishing for the company’s LEDFusion Pro A130C-15 130-inch all-in-one LED display. LEDFusion Pro A130C-15 won the Best in Market Award for the Digital Signage category as well as the Best in Market Award for the Installation category. Best […]

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Experiencing InfoComm 2021 

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The community finally came back together in Orlando, but how did it go? Everyone went into InfoComm 2021 unsure of what they would experience. When I spoke to attendees before this year’s show, many of them didn’t know who would or wouldn’t be attending, what new technology would be available to see and how the […]

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InfoComm 2021: Connect, Learn and Celebrate the Industry’s Resilience

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InfoComm 2021 welcomed the ProAV industry back together Oct. 22-29 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. “InfoComm is the home for commerce, networking, and learning in the AV industry,” said David Labuskes, CTS, CAE, RCDD, CEO of AVIXA. “It was incredible to be back in person and play host for AV professionals […]

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Absen Now Shipping Clear Cobalt Series of MicroLED Displays First Introduced at InfoComm 2021

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Absen is already shipping the new Clear Cobalt (CL) Series or miniLED products. These were introduced live with rAVe during InfoComm 2021. Here’s a video covering the series: The Clear Cobalt Series (CL Series) supports 2K/4K/8K applications and is designed for control rooms, corporate lobbies, TV studios, large conference rooms and luxury homes. Features of […]

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My First InfoComm

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Each year, thousands of AV professionals gather together for InfoComm in either Las Vegas or Orlando. The show can feel like a giant reunion for your AV family, with networking events galore, new products to explore and classes to attend. #AVtweeps will proudly tell you how many years they’ve attended the show. But what about […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1075: Here’s the Status of the AV-over-IP Standard

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Many people don’t know that there is actually a “proposed” AV-over-IP standard, called IPMX, that’s moving through the process of becoming an “adopted standard” for ProAV. Developed from SMPTE 2110 and managed by the AIMS Alliance, IPMX already exists. Also, a company called Macnica has a reference board, dubbed the MPA1000, that you can buy today — and, […]

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rePLAY: Featuring My Must-See Products From InfoComm 2021

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It has been 18 long months since we last met in person for an InfoComm show. It’s no secret that rAVe takes hundreds of product videos at every trade show; it’s one of the things we’re known for! We were so excited to head to Orlando for this year’s InfoComm 2021 and see all the new tech […]

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Poly Releases New Studio Kit Lineup of Poly Room Solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms

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Poly unveiled its updated Poly Room Solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms with a new lineup of Poly Studio Kits. The kits offer premium audio and video for focus, small, medium and large rooms and feature Poly DirectorAI technology. Poly Studio Kits for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows are simple to deploy and offer an optimized room view, speaker […]

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Steph Says: InfoComm Day 2 Thoughts

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Hi, everyone! This is a continuation of my short wrap-up articles about the different things I like, see and experience from the three days of InfoComm 2021. So if you couldn’t come down this year, sit back, relax and have fun reading about the things I say stick out. Socializing Continued As I said in my […]

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eGlass Changes Classroom Design

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Due to continuing travel restrictions at my institution, I was not able to attend InfoComm in person this year. However, thanks to an amazing social network of #AVtweeps and rAVe [PUBS], I was able to attend virtually. Higher ed is certainly a vertical that has felt the change since March 2020. As I watch products […]

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Biamp Launches Line of Parlé Audio and Videoconferencing Bars

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Biamp announced the launch of Parlé audio and videoconferencing bars, a line of professional-grade conferencing solutions for small- to medium-sized rooms. The family of Parlé conferencing bars includes the ABC 2500 Audio Bar and the VBC 2500 Video Bar. The ABC 2500 Audio Bar offers the following features: Biamp Audio Intelligence; a 27-element microphone array that creates […]

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