Read This First: We Just Covered the Biggest AV Show in History — And We Shot 1,300+ Videos You Can Watch for Free!

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The 2018 version of ISE has come to a close, but our coverage will live forever — on our dedicated Integrated Systems Europe 2018 MicroSite! We shot 1,300+ new product videos, took 2,000+ photos on the show floor, recorded 50+ podcasts and wrote up 300 or so news stories covering the show. Check it all out on our ISE 2018 Microsite […]

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THE ISE 2018 Awards Are Announced

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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 or paying for it. And, there are NO Awards entry fees! We sent reporters to EVERY booth/stand at ISE 2018 and we selected the TOP products in every possible product category […]

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ISE Sets All-New Records – rAVe’s Coverage Is More Than All Other Publications Combined

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The largest and busiest Integrated Systems Europe in its 15-year history drew record numbers of exhibitors and attendees from around the world for four days of business, education and networking at the RAI Amsterdam between 6-9 February. And the rAVe ISE Microsite covered it all — we have videos from every exhibitor here. Throughout 15 halls, visitors experienced a […]

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The Highly-Anticipated ISE In-Review Video Drops!

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Each year, we try and produce a fun (and different) way to see the shows we attend and cover with out rAVe NOW live show coverage team. We were at ISE in Amsterdam last week and we put together a video that we think you’ll not only love as much as we do, but it’ll […]

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NEC Celebrates Creating Endless Impressions at ISE 2018

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NEC Display Solutions Europe showcased a range of new display and projection technologies for creating “Endless Impressions” at the record-breaking ISE 2018. The annual show in Amsterdam saw its biggest-ever turnout, with the NEC stand proving to be very popular. The stand was organised around three distinct areas, comprising technologies for retail signage (“Engage”), corporate […]

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Kindermann Still Debuted Klick & Show Wireless Presentation System @ ISE 2018 in Amsterdam – Regardless of What Barco Wanted

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The Kindermann Klick & Show wireless presentation solution was originally launched into the market in October 2017. During the course of the ISE 2018 the product was presented to a larger AV community for the first time and immediately turned out to be a tremendous success — even though Barco issued a press release claiming to ask Kindermann to […]

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PureLink Joins SDVoE Alliance at ISE 2018

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that PureLink GmbH joined the alliance as an adopting member at ISE 2018 and introduced its first products based on SDVoE technology, the IPAV PRO line. It is the first SDVoE-enabled product to include copper and fiber ports in a single SKU and it can become an AV extender, splitter, seamless switcher or videowall controller. Its aluminum housing, Neutrik-style […]

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Optoma Intros 10K Lumen Laser ProScene Projector for Large Venues

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Optoma today announced the ZU1050 WUXGA 10,000 lumens laser projector. The ZU1050 has seven interchangeable optical lens options, MultiColor laser (MCL) technology for a wider color gamut and Optoma’s DURACORE laser phosphor light source for virtually maintenance-free operation. The Optoma ProScene ZU1050 is a WUXGA laser phosphor projector that’s designed for large venues is spec’d at 10,000 lumens, a 2,000,000:1 contrast […]

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TrueConf Adds Support for Open H.264

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TrueConf has added support for Cisco’s Open H.264 video codec. This implementation of H.264 provides wide compatibility of TrueConf solutions with third-party video conferencing endpoints and enhanced web conferencing experience. Cisco open-sourced it’s H.264 codec implementation as a license-free alternative solution to allow its use in WebRTC standard along with VP8 video codec. Open H.264 ensures compatibility between […]

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Nureva Audio Manager Adds New Functionality to the HDL300

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Nureva Inc. announces the Nureva audio manager, software for the HDL300 audio conferencing system that automatically detects and performs updates to the HDL300 system’s firmware and to the audio manager itself. This means that HDL300 system customers will always have the latest advancements in the system’s Microphone Mist technology, which simultaneously processes audio from 8,192 virtual microphones that fill the meeting space. This is the first of a planned […]

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Vivitek Adds New NovoCast to NovoConnect Family of Wireless Content Products

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A new era of presentation flexibility comes to smaller classrooms and teaching spaces thanks to Vivitek’s introduction of NovoCast. NovoCast brings wireless presenting for up to eight participants in a classroom. With NovoCast, anyone in a classroom that’s using the system can connect to a projector or flat panel display and instantly share content and collaborate to the main screen […]

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Samsung Intros The Wall Professional, a 3D LED Screen for Movie Theaters, New LCDs and Shows the Flip at ISE

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Using MicroLED (think: Sony CrystalLED) technology, Samsung Electronics showed something at ISE called “The Wall Professional” — a modular, large-format indoor MicroLED display that can extend to hundreds of inches in size and is designed to replace projectors in movie theaters. The Wall Professional’s modular design allows for customized configurations beyond or below its 146-inch size standard. Users can […]

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DiGiCo Unveils New 4REA4 Installed Audio Solution At ISE 2018

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DiGiCo recently unveiled its new 4REA4 installed audio solution at ISE 2018. 4REA4 is designed for the performance requirements of large entertainment venues, houses of worship, theaters and shared stages at festivals and music venues. At the heart of the system is the 4REA4 processing engine with DiGiCo connectivity options and powerful 4REA4 control software, providing routing, processing and mix […]

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LG Launches New Signage Solutions in Transparent OLED and Color Transparent LED

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At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018, LG Electronics (LG) launched a host of new signage products including Transparent OLED, Open Frame OLED, OLED Video Walls with ultra-slim bezels and even added color to their transparent LED film. The centerpiece of LG’s ISE booth was a 55-inch Transparent OLED signage but the most amazing aspect of this advanced product is […]

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Bose Professional Releases Update to ControlSpace Designer Software

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Bose Professional ControlSpace Designer software (CSD) version 5.0.1 is now available for download today from PRO.BOSE.COM. This latest release features a powerful suite of new features, tools and algorithms, allowing designers to effectively and quickly create versatile audio systems. CSD 5.0.1 includes specific functions aimed at streamlining the workflow of audio conferencing installations with the new ControlSpace EX conferencing processor […]

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ClearOne Streamlines VIEW Pro Network Streaming Systems Set-Up and Configuration

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In an effort to provide systems integrators with easy-to-use configuration platforms for AV over IP streaming and distribution solutions, ClearOne has introduced a new software upgrade to its VIEW Pro system, making it easier than ever to configure. The system upgrade includes several enhancements. A convenient web-based GUI is now available for installers to access from a web browser. […]

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SpeakerCraft Launches New Landscape Audio Series with 70 Volt and 100 Volt Options

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SpeakerCraft this week announced the launch of its new Landscape Audio Series. The new outdoor line includes satellite speakers, in-ground subwoofers, and accessories that seamlessly bring the SpeakerCraft signature sound and indoor quality to outdoor living spaces. The SC-OG-6 6” (152mm) and the SC-OG-4 4” (100mm) two-way All-Weather Outdoor Satellite Speakers both feature a durable […]

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A Day(s) In the Life of ISE 2018

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We took to Instagram – and their STORIES feature in fact – to ‘storify’ what it’s like to attend the world’s largest AV trade show, the Integrated Systems Europe expo in Amsterdam. But, most of our readers don’t have Instagram accounts [if you don’t, follow-us NOW, here: @rAVePubs or at instagram.com/rAVePubs], yet, so we’ve created another way for you […]

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Avocor Joins the Zoom Rooms for Touch Program

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Avocor announced at ISE that it’s joined Zoom Video Communications to add an option to Zoom Rooms via the Zoom Rooms for Touch program. As you likely know, Zoom Rooms features wireless content sharing, up to 4K video and audio conferencing with up to 500 interactive video participants while integrating with most calendaring systems. Zoom Rooms for Touch is a mode […]

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Coretronic Reveals Future Store Scenario, Immersive Curved Interactive Wall and 4K Signage Display Solutions at 2018 ISE

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The Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) saw Coretronic Corporation’s vision for the future store scenario, an immersive curved interactive wall and a seamless signage display as well as a family of 4K digital signage display products. In the future, facial recognition and cloud services will become the next baseline in the retail industry. The scenario for a future store allowed everyone […]

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VIA Launches New Vtric Active Optical Cable Brand

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VIA Technologies today announced the launch of the Vtric Active Optical Cable brand. Initially, three Vtric products will be available — all fiber-optic based cables for high-resolution applications: HDMI 1.4 10m AOC, HDMI 2.0 10m AOC and USB 3.0 10m AOC for $139, $229 and $239 respectively. Vtric Active Optical Cables are spec’d for bandwidth up to 18Gbps for the HDMI […]

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Kramer Debuts New 8×8 and 6×2 Matrix Switchers at ISE

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Kramer Electronics just launched the VS-88UT (8×8) and VS-622DT matrix switchers. Both are HDBaseT 2.0 based and support Power over Ethernet (PoE). The VS-622DT also includes the Kramer Maestro room automation software. VS-88UT is designed for boardrooms, hotels, multi-purpose divisible spaces, video conferencing applications, visitor centers and showrooms. VS-622DT is aimed at small to mid-sized meetings spaces. The VS-88UT is a 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) […]

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Dan Dugan Sound Design Debuts Model E-2A Automixer

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Dan Dugan Sound Design Inc. (ISE stand 7-P180), today, announced the Model E-2A, an automatic microphone mixing controller with analog and ADAT I/O. The E-2A incorporates 28 channels of processing (12 balanced analog plus 16 ADAT) and supports all Dugan algorithms: Speech System, Music System and Gain Limiting. Channels may be grouped into three independent automixers. A […]

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New Dynacord IPX Series Power Amplifiers with OMNEO Debuts

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Dynacord just launched their IPX series multi-channel power amplifiers incorporating the OMNEO IP networking architecture  The IPX series is comprised of three four-channel models and one eight-channel model, offering a power density of 5 kW, 10 kW and even 20 kW from a single amplifier with all channels driven. The IPX series amplifiers is designed for high-end fixed install venues, from concert […]

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Alliance Demonstrates Expanding AES70 Interoperability at ISE

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The OCA Alliance – the AV trade association promoting awareness and implementation of the AES70 open network control standard – is demonstrating the very latest developments in the AES70 standard and the technologies supporting it, on booth #7-R240 at ISE 2018. Alliance member companies Archwave, Bosch, d&b audiotechnik GmbH, DeusO, Focusrite, Suzhou Fitcan Technology and Your Audio Systems GmbH are exhibiting numerous […]

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Calibre Launches HQUltra4030 Seamless Scaler and Switcher

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At ISE 2018, Calibre UK (now owned by Coretronic) launched the HQUltra4030 seamless scaler-switcher. The new scaler-switcher is able to support up to 40 sources grouped into 23 discrete input channels, with four program outputs plus an independent confidence monitor output. The HQUltra4030 is spec’d to support 4K/UltraHD scaling up to 4K50/60 4:4:4 RGB formats (8-bit color). Calibre’s HQUltraFast technology claims typical […]

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Kramer Updates Maestro to V1.5

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Kramer Electronics announced the release of Kramer Maestro V1.5 at ISE 2018. The Maestro room automation software is a pre-configured meeting room environment that does not require any programming. Kramer Maestro enables a series of actions (think macros) to occur when a specific condition or trigger is met. Maestro V1.5 has added a more extensive range of triggers including scheduling, input/output […]

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New Eiki LED-Lit 3LCD EK-350U Projector Lasts 25K Hours

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Eiki International just debuted the EK-350U Meeting Room projector. This WUXGA resolution projector is spec’d at 4,500 ANSI Lumens brightness and uses a ColorSpark HLD LED lighting system that allows it to last over 25,000 hours. With its HLD LED technology, the new EK-350U emits four times the light of current LED technology and includes rapid power on and off capability. With a […]

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Indy Audio Labs Launches Acurus 20-Channel Immersive Audio Processor

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Indy Audio Labs announced newly expanded Acurus ACT 4 audio processing capabilities. As of Q2 2018, the Acurus ACT 4 will natively decode Dolby Atmos 9.1.6 plus support up to four additional configurable channel outputs, for maximum layouts of 9.5.6 or 9.7.4, all with the attention to audio detail Acurus products are known for worldwide. Available in April 2018 as a […]

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Acoustic Geometry Presents Home Room Packs

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Acoustic Geometry announces the launch of Home Room Packs, a grouping of acoustical products designed for residential audio spaces. Offering five different options at various price points, these new product packages are designed for multiple rooms in the home. The Home Room Packs were designed to address a range of common residential acoustical challenges. Home Room Packs 1 […]

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Google Updates Jamboard by Adding AI-Powered AutoDraw Integration as Well as a Mobile App

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Google’s Jamboard is the company’s version of a collaboration board — exclusively for Google’s G-suite of apps. In addition to adding new country availability, Google has added an AI-powered feature called AutoDraw. AutoDraw is a new drawing tool in Jamboard that auto-detects sketches you make and pairs them with images. This works with both local and rooms […]

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Legrand Nuvo P30 Touch Screen Controller Makes EMEA Debut

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Legrand is launching its Nuvo P30 touch screen system controller, a fully functioning seven-inch Android tablet housed in a custom enclosure that runs the existing Player Portfolio app. The model, available in white and black (NV-P30-WH and NV-P30-BK), gives users the choice between handheld control via the apps for Android and iOS or in-wall use to suit all music listening experiences. In addition to being the access point […]

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