Rants & rAVes — Episode 1203: Epson Will Launch 8 New Products at ISE. The Coolest Is a 4K Projector That Makes a 120-inch Image From a 3-inch Throw!

On today’s pre-ISE 2023 videocast with Epson’s group product manager, Gavin Downey, we talk about how the company is using ISE 2023 to launch products aimed at every market. The one that may garner the most attention is the new L810E Ultra — a 5,000-lumen 4K projector that makes giant images from inches away from […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1202: Wow, Sharp/NEC Will Be the Talk of ISE 2023; Watch This!

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe took to my Rants & rAVes videocast today to detail its ISE 2023 plans — starting with a 100% recyclable and sustainable booth. Yep, the company is using a booth in which everything in it is either recyclable or has already been recycled. Also, it will include new 21:9 aspect-ratio […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1201: DTEN Will Attend ISE — Will Also Launch a New Dual D7X UCC System with a Vertical-Mount Mic and Camera

Today’s videocast features DTEN’s head of strategic alliances, Scott Krueckeberg, and on this pre-ISE 2023 videocast, we discussed the new dual D7X solution with a vertically mounted camera and mic array! Why vertical? Watch this videocast, as Scott explains the system concept as well as how the company will use the all-new InclusiView Zone feature […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1200: Logitech Brings Logi Dock, the New Brio 305 and Logitech Sight to ISE 2023

On episode 1200 of my Rants & rAVes videocast, Logitech’s director, business strategy, Nathan Coutinho, joined to talk about what the company has planned for ISE 2023. In addition to making its worldwide debut with the new Brio 305 (a 1080p camera available in four colors), Logitech will being its meeting equity solution in the […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1199: Re Mago Will Use ISE to Launch Three Software-Based Collaboration Solutions Under Mago Brand

My latest Rants & rAVes episode features Re Mago’s chief technology officer and co-founder, Cristiano Fumagalli. He introduces me to the all-new Mago cloud-based collaboration product line — dubbed Mago (formerly Valarea). Winner of our 2022 Best of InfoComm Award for best collaboration software, Mago will be in three booths at ISE, and Cristiano used […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1198: Matrox Video Will be at ISE 2023 With a Family of IPMX-based AV-over-IP Products

Matrox Video EMEA business development manager, Rob Moodey, joins today’s pre-ISE-2023 Rants & rAVes videocast. Matrox Video will be at ISE 2023 on stand 5C500 showing, among other things, the ConvertIP product line of AV-over-IP encoders, decoders and controllers — all based on the AIMS Alliance proposed standard, IPMX. You should plan to go see […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1197: Here’s Everything Christie Digital Has Planned for ISE 2023, Including a New Product Launch!

On my latest videocast, I chat with Christie Digital’s director of product management, Joel St-Denis, about what you can expect in stand/booth 3K600 at ISE 2023 in Barcelona. The company will, again, tie the entire booth together using its AV-over-IP platform — Terra — that’s based on 10G SDVoE and drive it all with Pandora’s […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1196: NETGEAR Heads to ISE 2023, Will Debut Engage AV Controller and More!

On my latest pre-ISE-2023 videocast with NETGEAR’s John Henkel and Laurent Masia, the three of us talk about the new NETGEAR AV team. We cover its free AV-over-IP System Design Services, its Wireless Network Design Services, more switches and the new Engage AV Controller. This videocast covers it all — check it out and see […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1195: Why You Should Check Out WyreStorm at ISE 2023

Gary was joined by Andy Herron from WyreStorm for the latest pre-ISE-2023 videocast to talk about the new products you can expect to see in its stand (3Q725) on the show floor Jan. 31-Feb. 3. One unique offering from WyreStorm will be the industry’s first (and still the only) weatherproof, outdoor enabled AV-over-IP decoder. But, […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1194: Here’s What Nureva Has Planned for ISE 2023

Gary was joined with Nureva’s VP of products, Rob Abbott, on this pre-ISE-2023 videocast to talk about plans in stand/booth 2N450 in the Unified Communications & Education Technology zone. Nureva will be back with live demos of its Microphone Mist technology, but the company has also added five product stations to explain both the product […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1193: Watch Us Use Alleo to Explain Its Deep Collaboration Platform in Prep for ISE 2023

I asked Alleo EMEA Director Glenn Wastyn to join me on this pre-ISE 2023 videocast to explain what the company means by “Deep Collaboration.” Here’s the best part: We actually recorded the episode inside an Alleo digital-canvas-based session. This is worth watching — it will make you want to add stand 2Q610 to your ISE […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1147: Mike Blackman and ISE Are One and the Same

>Gary caught up with ISE’s Mike Blackman at the InfoComm 2022 show to talk about the 2022 ISE event as well as what he expects for 2023. This was literally an impromptu interview of Mike as he walked through the show floor in early June. Enjoy a happy Mike!  Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1121: Here’s Everything Barco Showed and Debuted at ISE 2022

In case you missed ISE, Barco was one of the busiest booths at the show. The company launched a totally new concept in LED, dubbed TruePix, Barco showed new features integrated into the ClickShare Conference (including the ability to make it a digital signage player), it demo’d weConnect — a true HyFlex solution for education — and the company had two of the coolest projection […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1115: PTZOptics and HuddleCamHD Will Use ISE 2022 to Debut New Products and Announce Distribution Strategy

Gary was joined on this pre-ISE videocast by William Golde, director of channel marketing for both PTZOptics and HuddleCamHD to talk about some new products they will launch at ISE 2022 (in stand 5S200) as well as a new distribution partnership with Midwich. They’re focused on solving a lot of problems in using cameras for live events and for UCC applications and […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1114: Sharp NEC Display Will Focus on 5 Application Areas at ISE 2022

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe will make its global debut (of sorts) at ISE 2022 — it will be the first time both companies will display together at a global trade event. In fact, they will bring together the entire range of their visual display solutions. Sharp NEC’s SVP of marketing & product management EMEA, Ian Barnard, and its […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1113: Jupiter Will Be at ISE 2022 With the Only 21:9 Display in the World

When Jupiter introduced the 21:9 aspect ratio display some years ago everyone was like, “what?” But now, following Microsoft Teams Front Row launch specifying at least a 21:9 ratio, Jupiter is sitting pretty — and alone. The company will be at ISE 2022 on stand 3E250 showing the display along with its video processors for media, signage and video […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1112: Equipson Has Something for Everyone at ISE 2022: It’s Three Companies in One!

Gary was joined with Equipson COO (and 2021’s AVIXA Harold Thiel award winner), Juan José Vila, to talk about BikeFest — oh, and ISE too. BikeFest was a fundraiser he headed up that benefited the live events market — raising over 6000 euros. At ISE 2022, he’ll be recognized for this but, more importantly, he will be in the Equipson stand (7K600) showing both install […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1111: DTEN Will Debut ONboard Dedicated-Zoom Collaboration Board at ISE 2022

DTEN will be on stand 2C400 at ISE 2022 with a brand-new product, the ONboard. ONboard, unlike other Zoom-based collaboration boards, gives remote and in-office participants equal access to its digital canvas. In addition, DTEN will show the ME, ME Pro, the DTEN Mate and the D7 Series of collaboration products. In the meantime, here’s an inside […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1109: SpinetiX Will Focus on Hospitality at ISE 2022

SpinetiX’s CEO, Francesco Ziliani, spoke to Gary today about his ISE 2022 show plans. SpinetiX will be on stand 3R100 in Barcelona and will also exhibit in the Intel booth. And this year’s theme will be all about hospitality — like hotels and restaurants — but the company will also focus on another kind of hospitality. Listen and watch for […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1107: Vivitek’s ISE 2022 Plans: A Discussion With Holger Graff

Vivitek will return to ISE for the 2022 show in Barcelona with new projectors, new NovoConnect products and a 220” 4K all-in-one LED! Gary catches up with Vivitek’s General Manager EMEA, Holger Graff, to review its ISE 2022 plans and give us an update on both entry-level and high-end projection along with an expanded wireless […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1106: ISE Managing Director Mike Blackman Joins Gary To Talk Expectations of Barcelona Event

ISE 2022 will mark the first large-scale AV event in over 26 months. According to Integrated Systems Events Managing Director Mike Blackman, the show will include over 800 exhibitors in its Barcelona debut. Yes, 800. 800. That means this show will be bigger than most of the AVtweeps thought. Therefore, there are plenty of reasons […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1104: WyreStorm Will Show Its NHD, Synergy and Apollo product Lines at ISE 2022

In today’s pre-ISE-2022 videocast, WyreStorm’s Alex Martin joined Gary Kayye to detail the company’s ISE stand (3J700) plans in Barcelona. WyreStorm is one of those “glue” manufacturers that carries all flavors of AV-over-IP including 1G and even 10G SDVoE. In addition to showing its entire AV-over-IP lineup — dubbed the NHD Series — WyreStorm will also show its Apollo […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1103: Christie Will Use ISE 2022 to Feature Its Entire New Product Lineup

Christie’s heritage in AV is projection; at ISE the company will show everything from its entry-level 1-chip DLP line, the Inspire Series, to its Griffyn 4K32-RGB pure laser projectors. Of course, you’ll see its MicroTiles LED and an awesome projection-mapping demo, but you’ll also get a chance to see Version 8 of its acclaimed Pandoras Box player/server connected via SDVoE and even NDI (and […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1101: Don’t Miss X2O Media’s Turnkey HyFlex Solution, OneRoom, at ISE 2022!

X2O Media has the industry’s only totally turnkey answer to HyFlex meetings with its OneRoom solution. Order a OneRoom from X2O media, and the company will do the rest: spec it, design it, deliver it and help install it. What does HyFlex mean, what is OneRoom and how does the X2O Media system get around the limitations of hybrid participants and live participants […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1100: Matrox Will Use ISE 2022 to Show Its ConvertIP AV-over-IP Ecosystem

Matrox took the lead in embracing the SMPTE 2110 standard (what’s currently used in broadcast video) for ProAV AV-over-IP and helped form the AIMS Alliance. AIMS, in turn, created the IPMX proposed standard for sending AV-over-IP that hopes to be ratified in late 2022, becoming the first and only AV-over-IP standard for ProAV installs. However, Matrox’s ConvertIP does more than that — it […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1099: Nureva XT, CV30, Console and HDLs Will Be Available to See (and Hear) at ISE 2022

Gary’s series of pre-ISE-2022 videocasts includes this one with Nureva’s VP of products, Rob Abbott. ISE 2022, in Barcelona next month, will be the place most people will see both the Nureva XT Educational Bundle and Nureva’s first USB-based camera, the CV30 (and Console, its room insights software package). (By the way, all these were launched in just the […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1098: Logitech Will Be at ISE 2022 — Having Tripled in Size Since 2019 — With a Family of New UCC Products

Few companies experienced the growth that Logitech did in 2020 and 2021; this is primarily due to its UC portfolio. With a perfectly positioned product set for small, medium and large rooms in the form of the Rally Bar Mini, the Rally Bar and the Rally Bar Plus, respectively, Logitech is well-positioned to have another record year in 2022. […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1095: ISE Will Be the First Time Most People in the World Will See the New Da-Lite/Projecta SightLine

  Legrand’s SightLine screen may simultaneously be the simplest and most creative launch from a screen company in years. It’s a simple concept: Get rid of the black fabric drop above every electric screen, ever. When the screen is projected on, it appears to “float” in the air — therefore freeing up that space for speakers, mics […]

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cAValry Rides – Episode 12: An ISE Special: Mark and Corey Chat with Gary Kayye at ISE 2015

Corey Moss and Mark Coxon talk with rAVe founder Gary Kayye live from the ISE show. They discuss the latest products from the ISE 2015 show and the future of AV. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 352: An ISE Special Podcast: Gary and Joel Discuss Day Three at ISE 2015

Gary and Joel wrap up ISE 2015 with commentary on the best and worst stands, the show in general, and the coolest products… don’t miss this one. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 96: An ISE Special Podcast: Gary and Joel Recap Day Two At ISE 2015

Joel and Gary sit down to wrap up ISE 2015 Day 2 – and discuss the exhibits, new standards for evaluating projected images, and the show in general. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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THE WEEK – Episode 95: An ISE Special Podcast: Joel Interviews the designer of Catchbox, the world’s first throwable microphone!

On this episode of THE WEEK, Joel sits down with the designer and manufacturer of a unique new product – Catchbox, the soft, THROWABLE wireless microphone! Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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