Rants & rAVes — Episode 1148: Matrox Featured the Matrox QuadHead2Go Digital Signage Content Mapping Controller at IC22

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Among the many products Matrox was showing at InfoComm 2022, one that received a lot of attention was a creative digital signage controller known as the QuadHead2Go. The QuadHead2Go is a 1-input (HDMI or DisplayPort) to 4-output (HDMI) controller that allows you to re-map the input content to any configuration of 4 displays similar to a mini-monitor wall […]

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AV LINK Wins Awards at ISE and InfoComm 2022

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Since 1988, AV LINK has been a manufacturer of cutting-edge 4K and 8K video processing. With 100% made in Taiwan quality, AV LINK has provided many different technologies and solutions in the industry. At ISE and InfoComm 2022, the industry flocked to see AV LINK’s products and asked about the situation of the stock. During […]

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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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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1147: Mike Blackman and ISE Are One and the Same

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>Gary caught up with ISE’s Mike Blackman at the InfoComm 2022 show to talk about the 2022 ISE event as well as what he expects for 2023. This was literally an impromptu interview of Mike as he walked through the show floor in early June. Enjoy a happy Mike!  Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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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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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1146: For Epson, InfoComm 2022 Was All About Experiences With Projectors

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Epson’s booth at InfoComm 2022 was abuzz due to its debut of the show’s only 21:9 projection-based Microsoft Teams Rooms Front Row demo. We shot a video of it — the complete system includes a bundled solution from MS Teams, Jabra Heckler and Epson (you should watch it; it gives you a glimpse into the future of HyFlex […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1145: Sennheiser Used InfoComm to Launch the New EW-DX Wireless Family

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On the latest post-InfoComm-2022 videocast, Gary’s guest is David Missall, Sennheiser’s insights manager consultants & technical application engineer manager. The two talk about the new EW-DX Wireless Mic family debut as well as the massively popular UCC-based TeamConnect family of products. We actually captured four videos in the Sennheiser booth — one included an in-depth tour of the new EW-DX. Check out […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1144: NETGEAR Might Be Gary’s Favorite ProAV Company

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Gary was joined on today’s post-InfoComm 2022 videocast with both NETGEAR’s John Henkel and Laurent Masia to talk about the company’s presence in over 60 booths at the IC22 show. According to Gary, the importance of IP in AV cannot be overstated and he, John and Laurent explain how the services that NETGEAR is providing are a big differentiator for them […]

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Clear-Com Sponsors AVIXA Women’s Council Breakfast at InfoComm 2022

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ALAMEDA, USA – June 21, 2022 – Clear-Com, a global leader in voice communications systems, was a first-time sponsor of the popular annual AVIXA Women’s Council Breakfast at the InfoComm 2022 trade show.  A long-time supporter of Rise, a group promoting gender diversity within the Broadcast and media technology industry, Clear-Com is now adding their support […]

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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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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1142: The Post-InfoComm Aurora Multimedia Interview With Paul Harris

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Aurora launched a product at InfoComm that Gary has been talking about for years. What is it, what does it do and why does he think it’s going to be big? Watch this! Also, don’t forget: We shot nine videos at Aurora‘s booth at InfoComm. You can watch them all here: https://www.ravepubs.com/?s=Aurora&cat=29068&post_type%5B%5D=rave-video. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1141: CEDIA Is Exactly 100 Days Away — Here’s What’s Happening

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Gary caught up with CEDIA’s Jason McGraw to talk all about this year’s expo. The 2022 show will take place Sept. 29 – Oct. 1. By the way, it’s no longer just a home tech conference. Since being acquired by Emerald Expositions, CEDIA Expo has added work-from-home and resimercial and wellness categories — plus it signed a […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1140: Here’s Why You Should Be a Dealer for PTZOptics and HuddleCamHD

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PTZOptics Chief Revenue Officer Paul Richards joined Gary Kayye on the latest Rants & rAVes episode to talk about the company and its sister company, HuddleCamHD. There is one new product that many wanted to order on the show floor, but it’s still 60-90 days away from shipping. Watch and see why. Plus, Paul reviews […]

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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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PSNI Announces Quality Cup Award Winners at InfoComm

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PSNI Global PVPs rewarded for their outstanding contributions PSNI Global Alliance, the global network of premier technology integrators and service providers, has awarded Biamp, Lightware, Shure and NETGEAR with its ‘Quality Cup’ award following a year of outstanding AV industry contributions. The accolades were announced at InfoComm 2022 during PSNI’s prestigious Preferred Vendor Partner (PVP) […]

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Meyer Sound Showcases PANTHER Large-Format Linear Line Array Loudspeaker at InfoComm 2022

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Exclusive IntelligentDC Technology Continues to Expand and Evolve The Meyer Sound booth at InfoComm in Las Vegas pulled steady crowds throughout the show as audio consultants and system integrators gathered to examine and discuss the company’s expansive line of installation loudspeakers, system processors, and associated software platforms. “This was our first major trade show presence […]

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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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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1139: Lenovo Used InfoComm to Launch the World’s Only Mic/Speaker/Camera Bar with Windows 10 Inside

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Gary was joined by Lenovo’s own Brian Mignault to talk about its all-new Think Smart 1 All-in-One Videoconferencing Bar With Built-in Windows 10, which made its debut at InfoComm 2022. It’s the only bar-based product with Windows 10 built right in and allows for a computer, camera, mic and speakers as an all-in-one solution for small to medium-sized rooms. We shot this, […]

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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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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1138: ROE Visual Was All About LED at InfoComm 2022. Here’s Why.

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Gary was joined by ROE Visual’s East Coast account manager, Nick Jevons, to talk LED. When entering the ROE booth at InfoComm, attendees were greeted by a three-story high Black Pearl II giant LED wall designed for XR virtual production sets. This videocast covers that along with the plethora of both rental and install LED products shown at […]

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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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