Is SiliconCore About to Kick Everyone’s Ass in LED?


  At ISE, I had a chance to get a behind-the-scenes, top-secret look at the new SiliconCore LISA technology. LISA is basically an LED video-wall material (modular, like all the others) where the electronics and board drivers use Chip On Board (COB) manufacturing technology. So, on one side of the PCB is the LED array and on the other are […]

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Vivitek Debuts Two New Laser-Based Large Venue Projectors and a Dual-Lamp Meeting Room Projector


Vivitek has announced two new large venue laser projectors, the DK8500Z and the DU8190Z, both using 20,000 laser light sources. The DK8500Z is 3840×2160 resolution and is 7,500 ANSI lumens and the DU8190Z is a WUXGA projector with 10,000 ANSI lumens brightness. Both projectors offer motorized lens shift and lens position memory function with eight optional lenses ranging from 0.38:1 to 5.31-8.26:1 throw […]

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ISE 2017… The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


The good was the ISE show itself; the bad was going through security at the airport with a carry-on bag filled with small electronic devices and the ugly? Well — read on. Miravue was new to ISE this year so we decided to exhibit in the Discovery Zone (a one-time option for new exhibitors that […]

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On Biamp and Baseball: Second Thoughts on the TesiraFORTÉ DAN


Last week, I wrote about Biamp and the announcement that Dante will now be an option in their smaller TesiraFORTÉ DSP units. While it is an interesting story and the TesiraFORTÉ DAN units do fill a niche, it might not be as important as it appeared to me at first reading. I’ll tell you why […]

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Screen Innovations Rollable Television Now Shipping Worldwide


Amsterdam—ISE Show 2017—Screen Innovations (SI) has announced the future of television with Zero-G, a  new motorized projection screen that, when deployed, literally appears to be floating in midair and rolls out of the way when not in use. “Zero-G has created a lot of buzz in the industry, and many competitors are already taking pictures […]

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Screen Innovations Reinvents the Video Wall


Amsterdam—ISE Show 2017—Screen Innovations (SI), the innovators who introduced Black Diamond®, the first-ever ambient-light rejecting screen which revolutionized the video projection screen industry, has announced the introduction of Tiles, a new screen tiling system that redefines the video wall category.  Built with the award-winning Black Diamond® screen technology, Tiles can go as large as 288” […]

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Is My Favorite ISE Product Good or Bad for ProAV?


You’ll read a lot about ISE over the next few months. It was the biggest ProAV and HomeAV show ever. Over 73,400 people attended in Amsterdam and it is NO LONGER A EUROPEAN SHOW. ISE is truly an international show. And, you’ll read about all the 4K stuff, all the new software codecs, all the new wireless stuff, all the […]

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The Numbers Are In: ISE Was HUGE!


By the time the show closed its doors last Friday, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) had proven unequivocally why it is the international destination of choice for AV and systems integration professionals. ISE 2017 saw 1,192 of the world’s leading AV equipment vendors and service suppliers showcase the latest  technology for the digital signage, unified communications, […]

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DELTACAST Debuts HDMI 2.0 Capture Card


DELTACAST has a new HDMI 2.0b capture card with two inputs with support for any HDMI formats, including HDMI 2.0 (600 MHz TMDS) with 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 8-bit simultaneously on both ports. Designed for applications such as dual 4K (and UHDTV) 60Hz capture and HDR formats (GB 4:4:4, YUB 4:4:4, YUV 4:2:2, YUV 4:2:0), the […]

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