These are the official ISE 2016 Award Winners!


You can’t enter a product in them. You can’t ask us to nominate you. And, you can’t get an award by advertising or sponsoring us. We literally sent reporters to EVERY booth/stand at ISE 2016 and we select the TOP products in every possible product category for our 2016 Best of ISE Awards. No other publication, […]

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Our Exclusive Interview with Barco CEO Eric Van Zele


Just a day after announcing their 2015 financial results and earnings,  Barco CEO Eric Van Zele sat down with me in an exclusive video interview at ISE 2016 in Amsterdam. In addition to discussing the earnings report, he’s very frank about what they plan invest in with the over €250 Million in cash Barco is […]

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Prysm Launches Prysm Enterprise for Scalable Collaboration


Prysm today unveiled Prysm Enterprise, a hardware and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution which enables businesses and their employees to easily collaborate in-real time across every size screen — from mobile devices to custom large-scale video walls. With Prysm Enterprise, the newest offering in Prysm’s Visual Workplace portfolio, applications, content, video conferencing and the web are all […]

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ClickShare Celebrates Selling 100,000 ClickShare Systems


Barco announced today that it’s sold over 100,000 of its ClickShare wireless presentation and collaboration systems – celebrating the milestone with rAVe’s own Gary Kayye, who helped Barco launch it three years ago. (Watch the announcement party video shot at ISE here.) Barco introduced ClickShare to the market over three years ago to enable better […]

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Prysm Intros 98″ Collaboration Display


Prysm today introduced a new 98” collaboration-based LCD display that will enhance the collaboration across the enterprise. The company will demonstrate the display in conjunction with the new Prysm Enterprise solution and Skype for Business integration at ISE 2016. Today’s collaborative decision-making process is increasingly reliant on combining data from multiple locations and sources in […]

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Joel Rollins’ Observations of Day One at ISE 2016


Today’s interviews: Well, first of all, Annabelle and I had a chance yesterday evening, before the show opened, to interview Steve Montgomery of IHSE about their new distributed KVM technology, which allows secure access to keyboard, video and mouse over an encrypted network. Today we first interviewed Steve Scorse of SiliconCore about their new high […]

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Barco Expands Super-Narrow Bezel Tiled LCD Line


Barco has announced a new product in its super-narrow bezel LCD video wall portfolio. The OverView IVD range joins the existing OverView OVD and KVD ranges, Barco’s worry-free LCD video wall displays tailored for use in control rooms. With its high brightness (700 cd/m²), low TCO, and special display surface optimized for displaying bright backgrounds […]

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Barco’s Dirk Hendrickx Gives Gary a Booth Tour at ISE 2016


Gary stopped by the Barco stand at ISE 2016 and got his annual booth/stand tour from VP and GM, Dirk Hendrickx. What’s interesting about Barco’s stand this year is that projection only comprises about 25 percent of it. Of course, Dirk demos their new 4K resolution, 40,000 hour F90 projector, but they’re focus in the […]

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Kramer Launches Kramer@Work at ISE


Kramer is introducing something called Kramer@Work at ISE 2016. Kramer@Work consists of packaged solutions from Kramer for any size meeting room from huddle spaces to large boardrooms but it’s all network-based. With Kramer@Work users connect either wired or wireless using any laptop or mobile device and it’s designed to allow for document editing as well […]

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ISE 2016 Keynote: “IT in AV: Interconnecting For Smart Solutions”


By Leah McCann This year’s 2016 ISE opening panel began with a nice “thank you for being here” and a warm welcome from Mike Blackman, managing director of Integrated Systems Events and head organizer of ISE 2016. But the primary topic of Monday evening’s keynote — and a recurring theme of this year’s show — […]

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We Get the Pre-Show Scoop from Barco at ISE


I caught up with Barco’s Peter Pawels, director of strategic marketing ProAV, who explained that Barco believes that they’re on the verge of changing everyone’s perspective about AV technology — and, if you judge that from their ClickShare success, they’re right. ClickShare certainly pioneered the collaboration market and the company is at ISE 2016 with […]

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HARMAN Pro Offers Free Series of Speed Learning Sessions at ISE 2016


HARMAN Professional Solutions is making available a series of ISE Speed Learning sessions at Integrated Systems Europe, February 9-11, 2016. With the goal of helping all attendees make the most of their ISE experience, HARMAN has assembled an impressive roster of award-winning industry experts, including consultants, integrators and HARMAN employees. These experts will impart their […]

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SiliconCore Demos 0.95MM LED Display Technology at ISE 2016


Common Cathode LED manufacturer SiliconCore will showcase its smallest LED pixel pitch display yet — a 0.95mm prototype. At ISE 2016, this technology demonstration will be held at booth 10-K110, from 9th — 12th February at the RAI in Amsterdam. SiliconCore’s 0.95mm LED prototype is a fine pixel pitch display for extremely close proximity viewing. […]

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Vivitek Intros NovoDS for Digital Signage


Vivitek is launching the NovoDS a wireless digital signage media player for text, photos, audio, video and Web content and it’s fully customizable. Key features include: An easy-to-manage digital signage solution for creating dynamic multimedia content Complete with a user-friendly interface to generate signage content with text, photos, audio, video,feeds, widgets, IP streams, USB and IP camera […]

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Control4 Buys Pakedge


Today, Control4 announced the acquisition of Pakedge Device & Software, Inc., a network switch and routing company that was like the Cisco of AV networking as they’ve focused on HomeAV and ProAV IT infrastructure. Why Pakedge? Market Dynamics:  Networks are the foundation of everything connected, but most home networks today are not fully ready for […]

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ISE 2016: AV Stumpfl Updates Wings Engine Raw, Exhibits at ISE


While the exact nature of several technology launches are a closely guarded secret, Austrian engineering company AV Stumpfl will release new feature updates to Wings Engine Raw. Wings Engine Raw offers uncompressed 4K media serving. Media serving and control highlights At ISE 2016, AV Stumpfl will showcase Avio Manager 2 control network and architecture software […]

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BARCO Introduces Two New ClickShare Models at ISE


Barco’s new CS-100 and CSE-200 join the current lineup of ClickShare models — you may remember that ClickShare lets you share your content on the large meeting room screen by simply pushing a button — whether of a USB-device you connect to your laptop PC or MAC, or by using the user-friendly app for iPhone, […]

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InfoComm Releases New Standard to Harmonize Cable Labeling Practices


InfoComm announced the publication of a new audiovisual standard, Cable Labeling for Audiovisual Systems (CLAS). The new standard defines requirements for labeling cables used in installed AV systems and provides guidance for the easy identification of all power and signal paths in a completed system. Proper cable labeling aids in the operation, support, maintenance and […]

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Lutron Ships Apple HomeKit Lighting and Shades in Serena and Sivoia QS Triathlon


The affordably priced Caséta Wireless smart home system from Lutron Electronics provides control of lights, shades and temperature anytime, anywhere. This month, the company announced the ability to control Lutron shades using its HomeKit-enabled Caséta Wireless Smart Bridge. In 2015, Lutron released one of the world’s first Apple HomeKit-enabled products – its Caséta Wireless Smart […]

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The Small World of AV


Well, February has come around again and I am in the process of preparing for rAVe’s annual odyssey to the ISE show in sunny Amsterdam. As with any trip of this length (especially overseas), I begin with the technology items that I need to take with me for my podcasts, my videography, and my photography, […]

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Preparing for ISE 2016


I am preparing to attend the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam on February 9th – 12th.  Now this is not my first time attending a tradeshow, but it is my first time attending an international tradeshow in another country. So there is slightly more research that is required for preparing for ISE than for a tradeshow […]

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dnp Ships Supernova Blade


The dnp Supernova Blade is a frameless front projection screen designed for use in meeting rooms, retail environments and residential applications to create a floating-like image. Only 3 millimeters thick and available in sizes 100”, 110” and 120” in 16:9, it’s also available in custom sizes. The screen has a clean look and slim-line format […]

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