Sharp Intros 70″ 4K Ultra HD With PN-H701


Sharp has launched its first pro-grade 70″ UHD resolution (3,840 x 2,160) display first professional grade LED-lit LCD. Using an ultra-slim aluminum bezel, it’s designed for 24/7 operation. Measuring just 9 millimeters (top/right/left), Sharp says it’s the narrowest, thinnest and lightest display in its class. It can be used in both portrait and landscape formats, […]

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AptoVision’s ISE Splash


AptoVision’s technology – carrying AV signals via the network – will be demo’d in multiple partner’s booths during the ISE tradeshow in Amsterdam (February 10th to February 12th, 2015). These include Aurora Multimedia (booth 4-T18), DVI-Gear (booth 1-F44), Grandbeing (booth 10-S122), IDK Corporation (booth 9-C111), Opticomm-EMCORE, (booth #10-K123), and ZeeVee (booth 10-N149). “As a young […]

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SurgeX Introduces Axess Elite with International Electrical Standards


ESP/SurgeX will launch the Axess Elite web-enabled mains conditioning and energy management system for the 16 amp CEE7/7 and 10 amp AS3112 international electrical standards. Available in Q2 2015, the Axess Elite is one of the first IP-enabled smart energy solutions to carry these standards and it addresses a growing demand for connected power products […]

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2014 Worldwide Projector Market Ends Year with Q4 Volumes Up 3 Percent


Almost every country witnessed a rise in projector sales in 2014, with volumes for the year up 8 percent ‘YoY’ to 8.3 million units. The market benefited from several factors: strong promotional sales around the World Cup; increased demand for SVGA product (not only in developing countries but also in key established ones as the […]

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


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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rAVe Scoop: Jupiter Systems Debuts Canvas CRS-4K Wireless Collaboration System at ISE


We have an ISE scoop as high-end videowall and collaboration system manufacturer, Jupiter Systems brings technology down to small meeting room-sized applications with its new Canvas CRS-4K. Yes, 4K stands for 4K resolution. This will be the only huddle-room system that does 4K BYOD – so you can display found 1080p native screens simultaneously with […]

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Barco Partners with Vidyo and Gets Deeper into UCC Market


Barco and Vidyo jointly announced a partnership this week. In case you don’t know Vidyo, it’s a provider of cloud-based HD and UHD video conferencing solutions. The plan is to integrate Vidyo into Barco’s TransForm C enterprise collaboration solution to enable high-quality universal VTC communications. This will be demo’d at ISE next week in Amsterdam […]

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BenQ Unveils Latest Classroom IQ Solutions


The new BenQ MX723 is aimed at small- to medium-sized classrooms in that it’s an XGA resolution (1024×768) 1-chip DLP projector that’s spec’d at 3,700 ANSI lumens and 13,000:1 high contrast ratio. Integrated with both vertical and horizontal keystone correction, as well as 1.6x zoom functionality, the MX723 automatically adjusts lamp power by up to […]

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Planar to Unveil Cutting-Edge Transparent OLED Technology at Integrated Systems Europe 2015


Planar Systems will be demo’ing their new transparent OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) technology at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2015. Since the 55” prototype at ISE will use OLED, and it’s designed to be a see-through display, there’s no need for a backlight or enclosure like you have in a standard transparent LCD. This will […]

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Chief Says It’s Made Fusion Mounts Even Better


Chief has just announced a major upgrade to their Fusion mounts to include more installer-friendly. The new fixed and tilt mounts still include the original features of Fusion including Centerless lateral shift, ControlZone height and roll adjustment, Centris low profile tilt and ClickConnect tool-free latching. The new features include: Super stability — included set screws […]

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Medialon to Launch New Overture Control System at ISE


Medialon’s new Overture is being marketed as a first of its kind “enterprise-class AV Control Software.” Medialon Overture is an effective enterprise-wide AV control software. It controls, monitors, and automates thousands of AV devices in multiple locations, integrates with IT services, and delivers a dedicated person-based user interface. Overture eliminates the cost and burden of […]

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Stewart Filmscreen Launches LuminEsse ‘Edgeless’ Fixed Frame Wall Screen


Stewart Filmscreen today announced the availability of LuminEsse — a new rigid front-projection wall screen system with an ‘edgeless’ design. Stewart says LuminEsse can be configured with any of Stewart Filmscreen’s 4K+ rated front projection materials, including FireHawk G4, GrayHawk RS G4 and StudioTek 130. With an 3/8-inch thin bezel, LuminEsse has a seamless and […]

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Barco to Debut HDF-W30 FLEX 30,000 Lumen Xenon Projector at ISE


Barco is expanding its projector portfolio for events and large venues with a three-chip DLP that’s spec’d at 30,000 lumens. The WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200) resolution HDF-W30 FLEX shares its modular design, preview mode, and ImagePRO scaling with the other HDX, HDF, and HDQ product family members and will ship in April. The 3-chip DLP […]

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Clear-Com Intros FreeSpeak II, Features Other Wireless Intercom Systems at ISE 2015


At ISE 2015, Clear-Com will showcase its IP capabilities within the Eclipse HX matrix intercom systems, as well as its new line of IP interface devices, LQ Series, for linking intercom and audio over IP networks, and the FreeSpeak II wireless intercom system. The LQ Series is a new family of Intercom Connectivity (ICON) devices […]

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Boeckeler to Launch CPN-5800 Mini Pointmaker Annotation System at ISE 2015


Boeckeler Instruments announced that the launch of its smallest annotation system yet and it will debut at ISE. Dubbed the Pointmaker CPN-5800, it’s a small live streaming annotation system designed installations. With two inputs and two outputs (VGA and HDMI), the CPN-5800 can be easily used in large installations as an input to (and output […]

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rAVe Europe Editor to Lead Smart Building Conference Again at ISE


The Smart Building Conference, taking place on the eve of Integrated Systems Europe, is bringing together its strongest ever group of over 20 expert speakers and panelists for the full-day conference being held at the Amsterdam RAI. Registration is still open but seats are selling out quickly so we urge you to register today to […]

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NEC Shows MultiSync X981UHD at ISE


Launched originally at InfoComm 2014, NEC will show the MultiSync X981UHD for the first time officially in Europe at this month’s ISE show. At last year’s InfoComm, we shot the world’s first video of it. The 98” UHD (3840×2160) resolution S-IPS panel is an LED-lit LCD with 10-bit color processing that uses NEC’s Spectraview Engine […]

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JBL Intros Drivepack


JBL’s new DrivePack incorporates Crown Audio’s BCA (Balanced Current Amplification) Class I circuitry, with temperature-compensated modulation. Crown says its feedback circuitry enables lower noise and distortion specifications than any other high-power switching amplifier on the market. Three-channel units offer a full rated output power of at least 6,000-watt peak, 3,000-watt continuous. Each JBL DrivePack is […]

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Crestron Ships New Wireless 6″ Touch Screen with Voice Recognition


Crestron today announced it is now shipping its new TST-602 Wireless Touch Screen. The TST-602 delivers dedicated wireless control, voice command recognition, and web browsing all in a stylish, ergonomic design. The TST-602 uses a 5.7″ capacitive touch screen and H.264 streaming video as well as 15 customizable tactile push-buttons, including two-button up/down for volume […]

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Absen Debuts 4K LED Displays at ISE 2015


Absen Optoelectronics showcased a new range of super high resolution LED displays for rental and fixed installation at ISE 2015. Absen will be giving a demo of its smallest pitch outdoor LED display for the high end rental market – the X5.  Another major stand highlight will be the new A1.9 4K LED display, the […]

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Vivitek Intros Dual-Lamp Projector at ISE 2015


Vivitek launched a new large venue WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution projector, the DU6675, at next week’s ISE show in Amsterdam. Designed for high-end installation and ruggedized applications, it’s spec’d at 6000 ANSI lumens and a contrast ratio of 3000:1. As a dual lamp projector, the DU6675 is able to display larger/brighter images beyond what a single […]

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Revolabs Now Shipping Elite Wired Microphones


Revolabs today announced that the company is now shipping its new line of Elite Wired Microphones. Available in black, white, and brushed nickel, Revolabs’ tabletop Elite Wired Microphones bring sound capture to any conferencing or unified communications (UC) application. Released in omnidirectional or directional (cardioid) models, the devices follow the same form-factor and design as […]

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Three Show-Floor Seminar Rooms Open and Free to ISE Attendees


Over 90 free-to-attend seminar sessions presented on the show floor by leading technology and business experts will be open to ISE attendees over the three days of the exhibition. The free-to-attend presentations will take place in three purpose-built ISE show floor theatres. The Residential Solutions Theatre and the Commercial Solutions Theatre (sponsored by Microsoft) are […]

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Chief’s ConnexSys is Designed Solves Common Video Wall Installation Problems


Chief’s ConnexSys Video Wall Mounting System solves the most common video wall problems installers often run into on the worksite — speed, alignment, serviceability and rigidity. Features include strut channel install, six points of tool-free adjustment, RapidDraw display release, depth adjustment for recessed installations and landscape or portrait options. The ConnexSys story started several years […]

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K-array’s Unique Owl Is Most Innovative Live-Events Speaker We’ve Seen in Years


K-array’s new Owl (aka KW8) is one of the first audio moving head speakers to market. It’s outfitted with an 8″ coaxial transducer and a newly built-in camera tool to allow users to accurately focus their directivity of sound. This feature bridges the gap between AV in a revolutionary concept. The Owl provides up to […]

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Chief Updates the Integrated Interactive System for Epson BrightLink at ISE 2015


Chief will show an updated Chief Integrated Interactive System, an all-in-one design that brings together Chief mounts and Da-Lite screen technology to create a unified solution for the new Epson BrightLink Pro 1430Wi and Brightlink 595Wi. For one, the Da-Lite board surface is now optimized for this finger touch capability in addition to the pen […]

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