THE WEEK – Episode 89: Gary and Joel Recap InfoComm 2014

Gary and Joel wrap up our coverage of InfoComm14. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 88: InfoComm Special: A Conversation With Michael Hassett

Joel sits down with Michael Hassett, Managing Director of TDC – Technical Direction Company, a top provider of video solutions to the events and entertainment industry about the trek to InfoComm14 and the business in Australia. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 87: InfoComm Special: Bobby Swartz of Starin Visits rAVe RADIO

We speak with Bobby Swartz of Starin about a new and very flexible IP Paging system. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 86: InfoComm Special: An Interview With Geoff Abbott of Crestron

On day two, Joel interviews Geoff Abbott, who manages the Japanese market for Crestron, about doing business as an American manufacturer in Asian markets. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 85: Gary and Joel Talk Day 3 InfoComm 2014

Gary and Joel wrap up day 2 of InfoComm 14 with comments on the show so far and an outlook for the final day. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 270: Matt’s Favorite Things at InfoComm14

My favorite blog so far of the InfoComm 2014!  Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 84: Gary And Joel Talk Day Two InfoComm 2014

Gary and Joel begin day two of InfoComm 14 with a wrap up of day one, and a look ahead at the show and what the various new trends mean for the industry. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 268: How to Sell Creative Content Services in the Digital Signage Market

Today’s podcast is all about teaching integrators how to get in to digital signage content creation services and re-sell it to clients. Listen and learn how. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 269: NEC’s Ashley Flaska Wins Top-100 Award

NEC Display Solutions has announced today that Ashley Flaska, vice president of marketing, has been named to the CRN 2014 Women of the Channel, and has been recognized as one of this year’s Power 100. Wow! Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 83: InfoComm Special: Interview With Jim Smith of Polycom

We talk with Jim Smith of Polycom about current developments in the videoconferencing, telepresence, and UC world, Microsoft Lync and what it means to the AV industry. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 82: InfoComm Special: Steve Thorburn Visits rAVe RADIO

Joel Speaks with Steve Thorburn, longtime InfoComm Institute instructors and one of the first drivers of the CTS-D program, about the state of the consulting profession in AV, industry certification, and his plans for the future. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 81: InfoComm Special: A Conversation With Joe Stopka

rAVe RADIO host Joel Rollins speaks with Joe Stopka of Starin, otherwise known as “Mr. Mipro”, about the Mipro line of portable sound. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 267: Extron steals some InfoComm thunder, but There’s Plenty of InfoComm news to go around

We’ve already posted over 100 news stories about new products and technologies and people here at InfoComm – even though the show opens tomorrow. We’ve also uncovered a lawsuit between Extron and Crestron. Listen to today’s podcast to hear what’s going on the day before InfoComm opens! Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 80: InfoComm Special: Joel Rollins and Gary Kayye Talk InfoComm 2014

It’s the night before the show opens, and Gary Kayye and Joel Rollins talk about the show, the day’s news, and their predictions for InfoComm 2014. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 79: InfoComm Special: Joel Talks With Mark Coxon

Joel Rollins speaks with Mark Coxon, fellow rAVe Blogger, about the show, his new role at Milestone, and the difference between working for an integrator and working for a manufacturer. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 266: Barco Launches 35K Lumen Projector!

Yes you read that right, Barco is here at InfoComm launching a 35,000 ANSI lumen projector. Is it LCD or DLP? Listen and you’ll find out. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 78: InfoComm Special: Joel speaks with Rick Kamlet of Harman

Joel speaks with Rick Kamlet of Harman about the company, new products, and their exhibit and demo room program for this year’s show. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 77: InfoComm Special: Joel speaks with Brady Bruce of Jupiter Systems

Joel speaks with Brady Bruce of Jupiter Systems about their products for visual collaboration and display walls, and their plans and announcements for InfoComm ’14. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 76: InfoComm Special: Jeff Hastings, CEO of Brightsign Stops By rAVe RADIO

We speak with Jeff Hastings, CEO of Brightsign, about their products, their new capabilities, and Brightsign’s place in the digital signage market. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 75: InfoComm Special: Interview With Cy Bates of Anchor Audio

On this episode of THE WEEK, we speak with Cy Bates of Anchor Audio about their product lineup and new product developments to be shown at InfoComm 2014. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 74: InfoComm Special: A Conversation With Paul Ingebrigtsen of Williams Sound

We speak with Paul Ingebrigtsen of Williams Sound about an exciting new product and their plans for InfoComm 2014. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 73: InfoComm Special: Interview With George Preston of Spinetix

On this episode of THE WEEK, we speak with George Preston of Spinetix about their products, the digital signage market, and their plans for InfoComm 2014. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 72: InfoComm Special: Interview With Fredrik Svahnberg of Dataton

Joel speaks with Fredrik Svahnberg of Dataton about new WatchNet product. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 265: Our InfoComm Coverage had Already Started

Although InfoComm is next week, we already have a dedicated MicroSite for all the products that have been launched and will be launched at InfoComm next week. We already have over 100 new product news stories up on the website as well as blogs, podcasts and a few videos. Find out where it is by […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 263: InfoComm Special VideoCast: An Interview with Christie’s Paul Salvini About the Book of Transformations

If you haven’t heard, Christie has published a second coffee-table book with its “The Book of Transformations.” Available as a hard-bound, iPad (interactive), Android (interactive) or downloadable PDF, “The Book of Transformations” is all about image mapping and includes a chapter on how to get started in the image mapping market. In today’s special video-version […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 262: Christie Takes A Huge Move Towards Digital Signage, Again

Arguably, Christie has always been the digital signage market – certainly people use displays like MicroTiles and Christie’s flat-panel displays in digital signage applications. But with the purchase of Arsenal Media, clearly the company has bigger plans.   Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 261: InfoComm 2014 Special: Starin President Bill Mullin Talks InfoComm

Starin helped Barco launch ClickShare years ago and then helped Wow Vision launch Collab8 — both BYOD and network-based connectivity solutions. Starin will be at InfoComm 2014 with some new collaboration products as well as a new streaming video server. Today Starin President Bill Mullins talks about Starin’s plans in this special InfoComm 2014 Edition […]

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