Barco Claims World’s Quietest Laser Phosphor in the World With PGWX-62L

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Producing less than 35 decibels, Barco says that when someone integrates its new laser phosphor projector, meeting participants will hardly hear that they’re there. Available in two models — WXGA or WUXGA resolution — these projectors are spec’d to have a 6,000 ANSI lumens and 20,000-hour lifetime. The 1-chip DLP Present-P series projectors use a […]

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rAVe RADIO Checks Out the Projection Mapping Demo on a Tesla Car in the Panasonic Stand

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Panasonic has one of the best projection mapping demos here at ISE. It uses a Tesla that’s wrapped with gray material and projected on so that you can see the car driving in different environments as well as see the inside of the car without opening any doors or taking off any panels. This video […]

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Gary Interviews Director Product Marketing Andrew Stillman for Microsoft Surface Hub

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Ever since we broke the story that Microsoft would launch the 84” Surface Hub in their booth at ISE, everyone in the AV market’s been talking about what Microsoft would do with it and what features it would have. Well, now you’ll know as Gary did a one-on-one interview with their Director of Product Marketing […]

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SMART CEO Neil Gaydon Hints at More New Product Categories in 2015

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SMART kapp was a hit at InfoComm 2014 — not just because it was new, but because it invented a totally new product category for the industry. It has been 20-something years since SMART invented the entire category of what is now known SmartBoards — more broadly known as interactive whiteboards. Well, in 2014, SMART […]

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Kramer’s Ari Gorlin Talks to Gary Kayye

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Kramer wants to be known as more than a glue company in the AV market. Started as a video and audio accessory company, the company has now ventured into control, BYOD wireless collaboration and HDBaseT signal distribution. I took the opportunity to speak with Ari Gorlin this morning at ISE about where Kramer is positioned […]

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ISE’s Managing Director Mike Blackman Talks Record Breaking Show and Exciting 2015 Show

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Following an exciting keynote by Lars Thomsen, I caught up with ISE Managing Director Mike Blackman and talked about the 2015 show. Not only is it assured to be a record-breaking year for the event — we’ve predicted 58,000, but the world’s largest mega-AV show has more than 1,050 exhibitors, including more than 200 brand […]

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ISE 2015: Keynote Speaker and Futurist Lars Thomsen Looks 200 Weeks Ahead

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By Sara Carter rAVe Reporter “Look around in your home, your office, when you walk through the streets. You’ll be surrounded by stupidity and dumbness.” Lars Thomsen, chief futurist at Future Matters, a leading research and analysis consultancy in the management of business innovations and disruptive technologies, and Integrated Systems Europe 2015 keynote speaker, wasn’t […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 348: An ISE Special Videocast: rAVe Scoop — Jupiter Systems to Debut Huddle Room System

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On today’s podcast, we actually bring you a videocast all about a new product that Jupiter is debuting at next week’s ISE show in Amsterdam. Aimed at small huddle rooms, Jupiter will bring its high-end technology down to the small meeting room market with a wireless collaboration system dubbed the Canvas CRS-4K. Watch this videocast with Jupiter […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | ISE 2015 News, a couple blog posts and more!

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If you are getting ready for the world’s largest AV trade show, Integrated Systems Europe, you may have miss some news this week. A lot was announced this week. So, as we do every week, we’ve wrapped up this week’s most important news. The stories below are those that you can’t miss or are those […]

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17 Stands You Must See at ISE 2015

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As you may know, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is Europe’s — and the world’s — largest AV show. Combining both residential and commercial AV technology in one giant trade show venue at the Amsterdam RAI, the show is nicely spread out in 12 easy-to-navigate halls that you can walk without back-tracking as it’s laid-out in […]

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Microsoft Has Figured Out What Sharp, InFocus, SMART Technologies and Clary Icon Already Knew

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Although SMART Technologies invented the interactive whiteboard market, and therefore indirectly invented the interactive display market, companies like InFocus — with Mondopad — and Clary Icon as well as Sharp have developed it into more of a mainstream product category in recent years. So much so that Microsoft has now, well, copied it — but, […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | A Microsoft scoop, AV People: Anthony Coppedge and a couple blogs

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What happened this week? Well, a lot happened. Every week we give you some of the top stories we think deserve a second look. This week there was a lot of news so we packed a lot into this edition of the Weekly Wrap-Up. Some ISE 2015 news, a blog from InfoComm’s David Labuskes and […]

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Microsoft Will Fill Its ISE Show Stand with 84″ Surface Hub Monitors

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Microsoft is officially in the AV market, launching an 84” LED-lit LCD display called the Surface Hub. Surface Hub is integrated with the brand-new Windows 10 that launched today and is a multi-touch 4K resolution 84-inch display that it’s aiming to have AV integrators (yes, you read that right — a source told us that […]

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Our 2014 Year-In-Review Video is Out!

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One of the most anticipated videos we produce, annually, is our Year-In-Review video where we take a look at everything that shaped the year in ProAV, Home AV and Digital Signage. Well, without further delay, here it is – the official debut of rAVe’s 2014 Year in Review – watch it as you very-well may […]

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ISE 2015 Will Set Records and Has an Amazing Program — Aren’t You Going?

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ISE 2015 will offer a wide range of events, presentations and training sessions. On Feb. 9, at 6.00 pm in the RAI Forum, on the eve of opening of the exhibition, the Keynote Address for ISE 2015 will be given by Lars Thomsen. Thomsen is a respected and influential futurist and international speaker whose company […]

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