Congratulations to the 2022 Winners of rAVe’s Best of InfoComm Awards

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As we have for the past 12 years, I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every booth at InfoComm 2022 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. No other company went to every single booth. We amassed a cache of more than 1,100 videos, and we […]

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If You Think You Missed Nureva at InfoComm – You’re Wrong! Here’s Gary Kayye’s Review of All-Things Nureva!

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If you didn’t have a chance to make it to InfoComm, here’s a round-up of what you missed in the Nureva booth – one of my favorite ProAV manufacturers of all time. In case you didn’t know, Nureva was founded by the same team who started SMART Technologies – basically the inventors of the interactive […]

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Design Consultants Discuss the State of the ProAV Industry at InfoComm 2022

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At InfoComm 2022, Sony gathered a panel of leading design consultants to discuss the state of the ProAV industry. The panel — which was moderated by rAVe’s Megan A. Dutta and featured Rob Badenoch, Joseph D’Angelo, Bren Walker and Mark Peterson — discussed the changing role of consultants, getting into the design process sooner, driving […]

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Steph Says: What I Think After Attending InfoComm 2021 and 2022

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I’m one of the few who hasn’t missed an InfoComm since my very first one in 2016. Since that year, I’ve gobbled up everything InfoComm that I could get my hands on. I even attended the virtual sessions in 2020! So when there was talk about an in-person InfoComm in 2021, I knew that I […]

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Disguise Debuts a New Flagship Media Server — the vx 4+

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Storytelling technology platform, Disguise, just debuted a new flagship media server: the vx 4+. Built for “the world’s largest and most technically demanding productions, installations and shows, the vx 4+ is designed to ensure maximum content quality and playback performance, enabling productions to push boundaries.” Today, film studios and broadcasters are turning to extended reality […]

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BenQ Launches New BenQBoard Flexible Collaboration Hub

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BenQ just launched a new collaboration board kit in the form of the BenQBoard Flexible Collaboration Hub. The bundle includes BenQ’s 65″ antimicrobial BenQBoard RE6501 UHD Smart Board, collaboration and management software, OPS Intel i7 PC, DVY21 HD video camera with microphone, a TTY22 mobile stand, three-year warranty and shipping for $3,999. The BenQBoard RE6501 […]

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READ THIS FIRST: How to Use the rAVe InfoComm 2022 Microsite

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The 2022 InfoComm show is almost here and our team cannot wait! But while the show will only last for a week, our coverage will last forever — on this rAVe [NOW] InfoComm 2022 microsite! We have so much coverage — and there’s so much information on this InfoComm 2022 microsite that it can be […]

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 Day 3 — Wrapping Up the Week

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Welcome back for Day Three of rePLAY, where we talk about all things InfoComm 2022! Our hosts, Managing Editor Steph Beckett and Marketing Director Emily Dean, are back again for one more day, joined by AV professionals and guests to discuss their perspectives on InfoComm 2022. Some Favorite Products of the Day A big trend […]

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Vanco Introduces the EVSW4K41 Evolution 4K 4×1 Multiformat Collaboration Switcher

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Vanco just introduced the EVSW4K41 Evolution 4K 4×1 multiformat collaboration switcher. The EVSW4K41 allows seamless switching from multiple wired or wireless presenters to one display. Miracast and Airplay allow users to cast wirelessly from BYOD computers, tablets and mobile devices to the display. In addition to wireless input, the EVSW4K41 features two HDMI inputs and a […]

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Snap One Announces New OvrC Connect App

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Snap One has announced the release of a new OvrC Connect app that replaces OvrC Home to strengthen control of OvrC systems for both commercial and residential clients, along with a newly redesigned OvrC Location Dashboard that simplifies Partners’ customer service workflow. Featuring an all-new interface with simple, intuitive navigation, the new OvrC Connect app […]

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SiliconCore Debuts 1.2-Millimeter Ultra-Fine Pixel Pitch LED Floor Display

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SiliconCore last week showed a 1.2-millimeter ultra-fine pixel pitch LED floor display at InfoComm 2022 in Las Vegas. The SiliconCore High-Resolution Modular LED Floor with next-generation LISA technology requires no separate overlay. Viewers could walk directly on the 4′ x 7.4′ LED floor display which features a smooth non-reflective, durable, flat water-resistant surface. The floor […]

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 — Day 2

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Our hosts are back! Today, Director of Marketing Emily Dean joins Managing Editor Steph Beckett for another day of rePLAY InfoComm 2022. They met with AV professionals and guests to discuss their perspectives on the show. A Few Favorite Products “I was honestly impressed with all the UCC solutions in general. Plus, I’m a big […]

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AV Pros Share Their Appreciation for Cory Schaeffer

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As many of you know, industry icon Cory Schaeffer is set to retire at the end of the month. In her honor, rAVe has partnered with AVNation, Commercial Integrator and #AVTweeps like you to share Schaeffer’s impact on the industry. Here’s what AV professionals had to say about her legacy.        

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RF Venue Introduces 2 Channel Remote Antenna Kit for Smaller Installs

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RF Venue has introduced the new 2 Channel Remote Antenna Kit. The remote antenna kit claims to “contain everything needed to enhance the signal quality of smaller wireless microphone system installations by bringing receive antennas to the front of the rack or to the outside of equipment closets.” The kit includes a pair of high-quality […]

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 — We’re Just Getting Started

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 kicked off today, and we have an exciting recap of Day One for you! We had a great time in Las Vegas gathering content (over 1,100 videos and over 12,000 photos) on the show floor that we will be showcasing over the next three days during our InfoComm rewind. Day one started […]

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Peavey Launches Third Generation MediaMatrix SCION Platform at InfoComm 2022

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MERIDIAN, MS — MediaMatrix, a Peavey Commercial Audio® (PCA) brand introduces SCION, the all-new and powerful Media and Control processor. Shaping the third generation MediaMatrix offering, SCION calls upon 30 years of engineering prowess and market expertise in DSP and networked audio to deliver the most powerful media and control system available today. SCION, a descendant […]

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MediaMatrix Launches the SCION Media and Control Processor

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MediaMatrix just launched the SCION Media and Control processor. Shaping the third generation SCION, a descendant of the  MediaMatrix NION platform, transcends its predecessor leveraging ADi’s SHARC DSP architecture providing a fully scalable, configurable and flexible media and control processing system. At the heart of the new Peavey MediaMatrix “S” series ecosystem — PCA announces […]

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Poly Publishes New Report on the ‘Journey to Hybrid Working’

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Poly published a new report called “The Journey to Hybrid Working: Six Things for US Companies to Consider,” in partnership with workplace research platform WORKTECH Academy. The report draws on recent research into the needs and preferences of U.S. workers and explores six considerations for US companies to further navigate hybrid working. Hybrid work is […]

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Optoma used InfoComm to debut the ZU920T and ZU920TST WUXGA Laser Projectors

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Building on the ZU720T series, the Optoma ZU920T is 9800 lumens has a fixed, telecentric lens design and has a 0.65:1 short throw ratio, is designed for 24-hour operation, includes edge-blending, warping and four-corner correction, as well as 360-degree and portrait installation modes. Optoma also unveiled its cloud version of Optoma Management Suite (OMS), an […]

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Canon USA Debuts AMLOS System at InfoComm 2022

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Canon USA debuted the AMLOS (Activate My Line of Sight) System at the InfoComm 2022. The AMLOS solution is a single (camera) hybrid work solution designed to enable in-person meeting participants to guide the focus of a single camera using simple hand gestures and share digitally enhanced, high-resolution images from the room with remote collaborators. […]

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RGB Spectrum Enters the Management of AV-over-IP Installs Market

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RGB Spectrum entered the management of AV-over-IP install market today with something dubbed Multi-Domain AV solutions. The scalable Multi-Domain AV solutions include the end-to-end  Zio AV-over-IP platform, the new Zio 4000 video wall processor, the  QuadView IPXe multi-image processor, the XtendPoint KVM-over-IP control solution and the Zio Mobile App. RGB Spectrum’s second-generation Zio AV-over-IP solutions allow for real-time […]

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Audinate Details Supply Chain Problems in Meeting During InfoComm; Provides Solution Date

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Addressing one of the most important, complex and dynamic commercial issues impacting the global ProAV industry, Audinate today announced the actions the company has been taking to minimize and mitigate the impact of global supply issues. In addition, as part of its strategy to ensure availability of product, the company announced next-generation, drop-in replacements for […]

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PPDS Launches the X-Line Video Wall Display Series

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PPDS (Philips digital signage) just launched the X-Line LED-backlit displays for video walls. The Philips X-Line series consists of six new LED-backlight models (NOT direct-view LED) and size variants, each featuring slim-bezel designs of 0.9 mm to 3.5 mm. The X-Line displays are equipped with a range of updated features and functionalities to support specific […]

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LG Unveils the LG ProBeam BU53PST

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LG Business Solutions USA has introduced the LG ProBeam BU53PST, a 4K UHD short-throw laser projector with 5000 ANSI lumens brightness. It offers a throw ratio that’s more than 25% shorter than LG’s other ProBeam projectors. The ProBeam BU53PST also offers a 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio, HDR10 processing and has 12-point edge adjustment. Dual 5-watt speakers […]

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Signagelive’s Content Management Platform Is One of the First Chrome-Recommended Solutions for Digital Signage

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Signagelive announced today that,after meeting all the technical verifications set by Google, its content management platform has become one of the first “Chrome Recommended” solutions for digital signage. Optimized for the Chrome OS, Signagelive can be integrated with Chrome OS devices for enterprise-class digital signage solutions. Together, Signagelive and Chrome OS devices, powered by Chrome […]

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Vanco International Unveils the PulseAudio Collaboration Video Bar (PA-CVB1)

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Vanco International today unveiled an all-in-one video collaboration product, the PulseAudio Collaboration Video Bar (PA-CVB1). The PA-CVB1 has a modern soundbar form factor, a built-in six-ray beamforming microphone and a 4K ePTZ camera embedded in its center. The PA-CVB1’s camera is equipped with smart framing, which automatically adjusts to frame participants; auto-tracking to automatically follow […]

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The First Church of Christ, Scientist Enhances the Sound in the Visitor Center

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The Publishing House portion of The Mother Church recently underwent renovations. The renovations include new permanent exhibits and an immersive Welcome Hall to the Visitor Center. “The Church wanted everything done right with the sound of the visitor experience” said Kevin Peterson, Senior Acoustic/Audio Consultant for SH Acoustics of Stamford, Connecticut. Luci Creative out of […]

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MediaMatrix Introduces the sTouch 55 Wall Mount Touch-Screen Control Panel

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MediaMatrix, a Peavey Commercial Audio brand, introduced the sTouch 55 Wall Mount Touch-Screen Control Panel. The sTouch 55 delivers a rich graphical user interface that can be tailored to support any local control requirement and is mountable in any number of locations. The primary feature of the sTouch 55 is its functional and responsive IPS […]

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Crest Audio Unveils the CPL T Series of Ceiling Speakers

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Crest Audio, a Peavey Commerical Audio brand, unveiled the CPL T Series of ceiling speakers, which come in a discreet package with a low-recessed profile and widely distributed audio coverage. The CPL T Series is equipped for system designers and architects, delivering on the aesthetics and high performance needed for ceiling-mounted enclosures. The CPL T […]

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Crestron Electronics Debuts the Sightline Room Experience at InfoComm 2022

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At InfoComm 2022, Crestron Electronics debuted the Sightline room experience, which is designed to address meeting equity problems in meetings. Sightline assembles the core platforms of Crestron, including Crestron Flex digital workplace technologies, DigitalMedia content distribution and control and management. Inside the Crestron Sightline, speakers are actively tracked and framed, and multiple displays offer improved […]

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