The ISE Show Floor as No One Else Saw It — At 2 AM!

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rAVe Editor Sara Abrons took to the ISE 2014 Show in Amsterdam after midnight on Day 1 of the three-day ProAV and HomeAV extravaganza opened and shot several dozen photos of what the Amsterdam-based show looks like when only ghosts attend. Not a single soul was around when she shot these photos and it’s a […]

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ISE Becomes World’s Largest AV Trade Show and Has Six Clear Tech Themes

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Before the doors closed on the 2014 edition of the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) last week in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, nearly every exhibitor already knew it was a record show. NEC reported to us on Day 2 of the show that they’d seen a 40 percent increase on leads on Day 1 over 2013’s totals. […]

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Home Again After ISE 2014

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I arrived home last night after a whirlwind day of post-show meetings and goodbyes in Amsterdam. Now, with a profound case of jet-lag, I am sitting down with all my notes and recordings to put this year’s show into some perspective. First, however, let me say something about the effort in which I was fortunate […]

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Lighthouse Shows LED-Wrapped Mini Cooper Car

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Here at ISE, we’ve spotted one of the most creative applications for flexible LED technology — wrapping a car (a Mini Cooper, in fact). Lighthouse has one of the largest line of outdoor LED signage systems in the world and now the company has introduced a set of flexible LEDs. And, flexible LEDs are finding […]

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Crestron Differentiates Itself in Panel Market with 20” and Adds Voice Command to TSW Line

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Crestron TSW touch screens all just got upgraded. The new TSW-552, TSW-752 and TSW-1052 replace the TSW-550, TSW-750 and TSW-1050 models with support for voice command recognition and on-screen web browsing. TSW touch screens feature capacitive touch technology, H.264 streaming video, and edge-to-edge glass as well as single-wire PoE (Power over Ethernet) connectivity and standard […]

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Biamp Systems Repositions Nexia to Support a More Robust DSP Product Family

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Biamp Systems today announced the repositioning of Nexia and the launch of TesiraFORTÉ, a new family of digital signal processor (DSP)-based media systems. Biamp’s Nexia products are pitched as “affordably priced” boxes for single-room provision of video- and teleconferencing, speaker processing and multimedia presentations. In addition to the Nexia repositioning, the AudiaSOLO discontinuation (announced Oct. […]

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Christie Upgrades Christie G Series, Launches New Christie Q Series

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At ISE, Christie announced three upgraded Christie G Series projectors, as well as the all new Christie Q Series. Providing 6,000 lumens and WXGA/HD/WUXGA resolution, the three new Christie G Series models are each high brightness 1-chip DLP projectors, while the Q Series ranges from 8,500 to 10,000 lumens and XGA, WXGA, and WUXGA resolutions […]

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EPSON’s BrightLink Pro Gets Boardroom Makeover, Thanks to Chief

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EPSON and Chief Manufacturing have partnered to debut what it will call BrightLink for Boardrooms — although the official name for it is the Epson Brightlink Pro 1410Wi. In case you don’t know, the BrightLink Pro is like a SmartBoard on steroids — it’s an interactive whiteboard with an integrated short-throw projector (PowerLite 1410Wi). The […]

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rAVe Sponsored AV Networking World Conference Announces Panel Speakers

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AV Networking World conference, to be held in Amsterdam on 4 Feb., 2014, announced this week its lineup of panel speakers for the informative networking educational event. Participants will be eligible to receive four InfoComm CTS RU credits. Sponsors include Allen & Heath, Attero Tech, Audinate, Behringer, Bosch, Bose, BSS Audio, Focusrite RedNet, Harman, Nexo, […]

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CEDIA Adds Technical and Business Development Training at ISE 2014

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As a key part of the professional development program at Integrated Systems Europe, CEDIA has announced its education schedule for the 2014 show, which will incorporate 15 courses focusing on technical training and business development. At ISE 2013, CEDIA had more than 200 visitors attending its training courses. Keen to build on this momentum, CEDIA […]

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CEDIA Europe Announces Training at ISE 2014

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CEDIA has announced its training line-up for the ISE 2014 show in Amsterdam in early February. We highly recommend two of the sessions: 1. Residential Networking: The purpose of this course is to provide a foundation for understanding IP (Internet Protocol). It is appropriate for both beginners and individuals looking to formalize and increase their […]

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Integrated Systems Europe – the Mega-Tradeshow – Opens Registration

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ISE 2014 will be the best-attended AV and IT systems integration trade show held anywhere in the world, with more than 45,000 attendees drawn to Amsterdam by innovations from over 900 exhibitors. The 2013 show was amazing and we covered it all with this dedicated MicroSite. ISE was launched in 2004 to fulfill the need […]

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Professional Development to Take Center Stage at ISE 2014

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The 11th edition of Integrated Systems Europe will boast a more comprehensive training and development offering than any previous ISE, the show’s organizers announced this month. Focal points for the new Professional Development program will include two new theater spaces on the show floor of ISE 2014 — one in Hall 7 aimed at the […]

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