Rants and rAVes — Episode 500: Why 3 Specific Products Won Our 2016 Best of ISE Awards

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Although we handed out dozens of 2016 Best of ISE Awards yesterday, today’s podcast is all about why three particular manufacturers won: LG, Newline and Sharp. Gary specifically talks about those. Check out all the award winners at http://www.ravepubs.com/ise2016 and he’s going to spend the next two months, every once in a while, talking about […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 485: ISE Special Podcast: Recapping Day Four of ISE 2016

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On this special edition of Rants and rAVes, Gary and Joel discuss day four at Integrated Systems Europe. They talk overall impressions of the ISE show and their favorite products of the day. Joel’s favorite product of the day is ClearOne’s new distributed microphone system, while Gary’s is the Biamp Devio. Podcast: Play in new […]

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THE WEEK – Episode 112: ISE Special Podcast: Joel and Annabelle talk ISE and Social Media

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On this special edition of THE WEEK, Joel Rollins sits down on the final day of Integrated Systems Europe 2016 to talk with Annabelle Kayye. In this podcast they discuss their impressions of the ISE show and also understanding the “why” of social media. Tune in! Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | […]

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THE WEEK – Episode 111: ISE Special Podcast: Joel Talks With Bob Snyder of rAVe Europe

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On this episode of THE WEEK, Joel Rollins is joined by Bob Snyder of rAVe Europe to discuss the Integrated Systems Europe show. Listen in as Joel and Bob talk about this year’s show, the products they say, and the booths that impressed them. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 484: ISE Special Podcast: Gary and Joel’s Day Four Must-see Products

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On this special edition of Rants and rAVes Gary Kayye is joined by rAVe RADIO host Joel Rollins to talk about the products they’ve seen on the final day of Integrated Systems Europe that caught their eye. Gary’s favorite product of the day is the AV Stumpfl 8k media server, while Joel’s favorite product is great […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 483: ISE Special Podcast: An Interview with Angela Murphy of Cisco

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On this ISE 2016 special edition of Rants and rAVes, Gary Kayye sits down with Angela Murphy, Solutions Marketing Manager for Cisco, to talk about all the new products and collaboration solutions Cisco launched at this year’s Integrated System Europe show. Tune in to hear what Cisco has to offer! Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 482: ISE Special Podcast: Recapping Day Three of ISE 2016

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On this special edition of Rants and rAVes, Gary and Joel discuss day three at Integrated Systems Europe. They talk OLED and laser phosphor as well as favorite products seen today. Joel’s favorite product of the day is the Savant remote while Gary’s is the inorganic EPSON projectors. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 481: ISE Special Podcast: Gary Interviews Christa Bender of AVT

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On this special edition of Rants and rAVes, Gary sits down with Christa Bender, inside sales and marketing coordinator of AVT to discuss ISE day three. This year’s show is Christa’s first trip to ISE and her first trip to Amsterdam. They talk about Epson, LG, Samsung, Oblong, Nureva, Kramer and others. Listen in to […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 480: ISE Special Podcast: Gary and Joel Day Three Must-see Products

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Live from the ISE 2016 show floor in Amsterdam on day three, at the Kramer booth (#1 F-20), Gary Kayye is joined by rAVe RADIO host Joel Rollins to talk about the products they’ve seen today that caught their eye. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 479: ISE Special Podcast: Recapping Day Two of ISE 2016

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Live from the ISE 2016 show floor in Amsterdam, at the Kramer booth (#1 F-20), Gary is once again joined by rAVe RADIO host Joel Rollins to discuss products and booths they saw on day two of the Integrated Systems Europe show. Tune in to hear what they have to say! Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 478: ISE Special Podcast: Gary Hosts #LiveInstall’s Kris Gamble

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UK-based custom smart home integrator, Kris Gamble, creator of the #LiveInstall hashtag on Twitter joins Gary on today’s podcast. Kris accidentally created a worldwide AV phenomenon. Listen to Gary and Kris discuss the story behind #LiveInstall and what’s happened since. And, you’ll be hearing more from Kris as he’s about to become a regular podcaster […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 477: ISE Special Podcast: Gary and Joel Discuss Day Two Impressions From ISE 2016

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Live from the ISE 2016 show floor in Amsterdam, at the Kramer booth (#1 F-20), Gary is once again joined by rAVe RADIO host Joel Rollins as they talk day two of Integrated Systems Europe. On this podcast Joel and Gary discuss their impressions of the second day, and pick the one product that they saw on […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 476: ISE Special Podcast: Gary Interviews Aviv Ron of Kramer

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On this ISE special podcast, Gary sits down with Kramer’s Aviv Ron, VP of Strategy and Business Development for Kramer Electronics, who discusses how Kramer fared on Day-1 of ISE 2016. He highlights their top new products as well as what was the most popular products from ISE visitors. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 475: ISE Special Podcast: Gary and Joel Recap ISE Opening

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At the close of day one of Integrated Systems Europe Gary is joined by rAVe RADIO host Joel Rollins to recap the shoes first day. They discuss products seen and booths visited as well as their initial first impressions of the show. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 474: ISE Special Podcast: Gary and Joel Talk Day One of ISE

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Live from the ISE 2016 show floor in rainy Amsterdam, at the Kramer booth (#1 F-20), Gary and Joel discuss opening day of the Integrated Systems Europe 2016 show. They talk products and booths they saw during opening day that are a must-see at this years show. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 473: ISE Special Videocast: Epson Launches 25K Lumen Projector & More

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Epson just launched itself into the rental and staging market, and well as expanded its large-venue offerings by introducing 25K and 12K lumen projectors. Gary was joined by Epson’s Senior Product Manager for Projectors Sean Gunduz, who gives us all the specifics of the new projectors. The new projectors are laser 3LCD and use an inorganic phosphor […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 470: ISE Special Podcast: Epson Discusses Big 2016 Plans Including ISE Debuts

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Gary is joined by Epson’s VP of North American Marketing, Rajeev Mishra, who took the time to not only review 2015, but also talked about their aggressive plans in 2016 – including a totally new market entry. Epson has over 50% worldwide marketshare in projectors and is Mishra talks about their focus on news Laser projectors using 3LCD […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 471: ISE Special Podcast: An Interview With Brady Bruce of InFocus

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Gary talks to Brady Bruce, formerly of Jupiter Systems, now vice president of marketing at InFocus, about InFocus’ acquisition of Jupiter, Avistar and BitCo, as well as what InFocus is showing this year at ISE 2016 in Amsterdam. To find out more about how InFocus is incorporating Jupiter technology into InFocus products such as the […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 472: ISE Special Podcast: Gary and Joel Talk ISE 2016 On A Pre-show Podcast

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Live from the ISE 2016 show floor in Amsterdam, in the Kramer booth (#1 F-20), Gary is joined by rAVe RADIO host Joel Rollins. Gary and Joel discuss what they expect to see from this years Integrated Systems Europe and the booths and products they’ve seen the day before the show opening that caught their […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 469: ISE Special Videocast: InFocus Discusses Recent Acquisitions and ISE 2016 Plans

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Gary was joined on a special ISE Videocast by InFocus’ VP or Marketing, Brady Bruce, who discusses the recent acquisitions of Avistar and VIDCO and how they help expand InFocus’ reach in UC, collaboration and videoconferencing, in addition to offering more professional services. This follows InFocus’ purchase of Jupiter Systems last fall. And, Brady hints at some new products to be launched […]

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AV Power Up! – Episode 41: We Talk About the Connected Technology Experience With Crestron (A Pre-ISE Special)

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Welcome to a special pre-ISE episode and join the Crew: Corey (@Cbmoss) Moss and Hope (@BeerAndPie) Roth as they welcome their guests: Jeff Singer – Director, Global Marketing at Crestron Electronics Tim Hymans – EMEA Marketing Director at Crestron International Host Corey Moss along with Crestron Master Certified programmer Hope Roth are joined on this special podcast […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 468: ISE Special Videocast: KanexPro Demos 7×2 Video Tiling Collaboration Scaler

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Next week, KanexPro will debut its HDBT- VTSC72-4K that’s aimed at collaboration of 2K and 4K sources. And, on this videocast, Gary is joined by KanexPro’s Product Development Manager, Kashyap Khetia, who actually demos the system for you. They will be exhibiting in the Discovery Zone at ISE in Hall 6 Stand M166.

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 467: ISE Special Podcast: KanexPro to Make EMEA Debut at ISE 2016

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KanexPro will be looking for dealers and distributors at ISE and they will be exhibiting in the new company Discovery Zone at ISE in stand 6-M166. They were one of the early HDBaseT adopters (since 2010) and they will be showing new 4K technology at ISE. Gary was joined by KanexPro’s VP of Sales and Marketing Mathew Bute […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 465: ISE Special Podcast: Just Add Power’s ISE Plans

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Gary Skyped in with Just Add Power’s Daniel Adams today to discuss the company’s booth/stand plans for next week’s ISE Show in Amsterdam. In addition to focusing on 4K over IP, the company has some simplified integrator tools they’ll launch, all of which are detailed in this podcast. Just Add Power will be in stand […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 464: ISE Special Podcast: Crestron Talks ISE 2016 Plans

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Gary was joined today by Crestron’s (http://www.crestron.com) head of marketing for EMEA, Tim Hyman, who detailed Crestron’s big ISE 2016 plans. Instead of being product focused, Crestron plans to surprise everyone at ISE with a different booth plan than any other show before (listen in and be in the know). Of course, Crestron has some […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 463: ISE Special Podcast: BARIX Details the Soundscape

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BARIX launched Soundscape at lSE 2015 and it’s been shipping since the Fall. Soundscape is IP-based audio distribution to multiple locations simultaneously (think retail music controlled from the headquarter’s office). But, it’s more than just that as their have a complete on-line CMS that allows you to not only manage the music playing in each store, but also […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 459: ISE Special Podcast: dnp Unveils ISE Plans

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dnp will use ISE to highlight two new packaged systems using their LaserPanel screen technology. These are pre-packaged systems that include a 1080p native laser-based DLP projector, a 100” screen and a short-throw mount system (as well as an optional touch-screen version) that provides a competitive (and larger) option to large-screen LCD monitors. dnp is […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 458: ISE Special Videocast: Vivitek’s Holger Graeff Talks ISE Plans

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Vivitek will use ISE to launch a new 8K lumen projector, two new wireless collaboration tools and a handful of other new projectors. Vivitek has gone from a traveling presenter projector company to a major player in less than six years, using DLP projection to do it all. Gary was joined in today’s ISE videocast […]

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