Rants and rAVes — Episode 681: Want to See a 128 x 128 AV-over-IP System Work? IDK Has One!

Certainly a debrief about how IDK felt about exhibiting at their first ISE Show in Amsterdam — with their SDVoE-based AV-over-IP solution NINJAR — was required on this podcast with IDK’s Chris Miller and Ryohei Iwasaki, but the best part wasn’t even podcast-related. While preparing for the podcast, they let me see a top-secret IDK […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 680: A Wyrestorm Post-ISE Debrief with James Meredith

Wyrestorm’s EMEA Sales Manager, James Meredith, joined Gary on today’s edition of his podcast to talk all about ISE and their new product launches from last week’s show. Their AV-over-IP line was popular but so were their new fiber optic distribution systems. You can hear about all the new products on this podcast and you […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 679: Vivitek’s Holger Graeff Gives Gary a Post-ISE Show Debrief

Vivitek went to ISE in a combined presence with their parent company, Delta Displays. And they literally had a booth with every display technology represented at every single resolution. From LCD to LED. From DLP to to BYOD. This is a great show wrap-up videocast with Vivitek’s General Manager, Holger Graeff. 

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 190: Nacho Perez of Absen

Victoria Barela chats with Nacho Perez about the success of the show as well as the high volume of foot traffic experienced during the week. Absen is involved with many trade shows, ISE being one of them, and is pleased with the outcome of the show. The show keeps growing and it still continues to […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 189: Robert Lawton of RTI

Robert Lawton and Victoria Barela chat about RTI’s history as well as last year’s celebration of the 25th anniversary. This year, RTI’s commercial line is expanding, and Robert Lawton explains the company’s goals this year for ISE 2018. Robert talks about the technology used in the products, such as data monitoring systems which provides diagnostics, […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 188: Roy Tal of Monitors AnyWhere

Roy Tal and Victoria Barela talk about the young but successful company, Monitors AnyWhere. Roy explains the evolution of the company and its AV over IP solutions. Tune in to hear what Monitors AnyWhere has to showcase at ISE 2018, such as the first USB connected video wall. Victoria asks Roy about his background and […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 187: Chuck Espinoza, Marcus Yarborough, and Jeremy Caldera of AVIXA

The great team of AVIXA, represented on this podcast by Chuck, Marcus, and Jeremy, chat with Victoria about their experiences and expectations of the AV industry. Of course, AVIXA encourages to keep up with certifications, but the team also recommends to look beyond the AV industry – to understand that the AV industry has its […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 186: Kevin Main of Torus Power

Kevin Main and Victoria Barela talk about the new products Torus Power has to offer at ISE 2018. Kevin explains the technology used for larger vs. smaller solutions, as well as the reason behind why Torus Power has launched some of its smaller solutions this year. Kevin goes into the AV industry’s history of clean […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 184: Aaron of EverPro

Aaron and Victoria talk about EverPro’s history, successes, and the company’s future goals  in the upcoming years. Tune in to hear about EverPro’s new FIBBR showcasing at ISE 2018. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 183: Maarten Bais of Elo

Maarten Bais and Victoria Barela talk about new touch solutions Elo is showcasing at ISE 2018. Maarten explains large format signage is in high demand, and customers say “it better be a touch screen.” Elo provides these solutions. Victoria asks Maarten about the evolution of touch technology and some of the hurdles the AV industry […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 179: Mark Rushton of VITEC

Mark Rushton and Victoria Barela discuss 30 successful years of VITEC and about its first year at ISE. VITEC demonstrates solutions to video technology this year at ISE 2018 and the expectations of the company from the tradeshow. Mark also explains to Victoria that new-comers of the industry attending the tradeshows should let themselves go […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 177: Tim Troast of Middle Atlantic

Tim Troast and Victoria Barela talk about what Middle Atlantic, a brand of Legrand, expects from ISE 2018, wrapping one’s new head around the AV industry, and chatting about creating an experience through AV. Twitter: @middleatlantic @Legrand Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 181: Mark Perry of Zytronic

Mark Perry of Zytronic talks about this year’s latest touch solutions, advancements in touch technology, and improvements in signal to noise ratio showcased at ISE 2018. Twitter: @Zytronic Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 182: Nancy Knowlton and Rob Abbott of Nureva

Nureva closes out Day 3 of ISE 2018. Tune in as Nancy and Rob discuss changes and hurdles over the past few years in the AV industry. Nureva showcases collaboration solutions that engage the client naturally. Twitter: @NurevaInc Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 178: Desiree Webster of Nuvo

Nuvo, a brand of Legrand, is a worldwide multi-room audio company. Desiree Webster and Victoria Barela talk about this year’s excitement and expectations of Nuvo at ISE 2018. Tune in to hear about the educational opportunities Nuvo has to offer, as well as the advice Desiree gives newcomers coming into the AV industry. Twitter: @Nuvo_Tweets […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 180: Carl Standertskjold of Sony Professional Solutions Europe

Carl Standertskjold of Sony Professional Solutions Europe talks about next generation’s solutions to improve collaboration and communication. This year at ISE 2018, there is a focus on the corporate and education segments. Twitter: @SonyDisplays Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 175: Jeff Boccaccio of DPL Labs

Jeff Boccaccio educates Victoria Barela on the history of HDMI and DPL Labs. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 176: Patrice Congard of Audio Excellence

Patrice Congard who is part of Audio Excellence, a recent department of Screen Excellence, explains to Victoria Barela the unique design of their small loudspeakers that reproduce the sound quality of commercial cinema but it the residential space. Twitter: @ScreenExcel Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 165: Ron Rouse of Wisdom Audio

Tune in as Victoria Barela takes the Trade Show Minute podcast On-the-Go. At Wisdom Audio’s booth, we see a full media room system displayed in an environment with windows, hardwood floors, and cabinets. With line source technology, Wisdom Audio is able to provide a high end theater experience even if the room doesn’t have the […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 163: Avi Rosenthal of Hogar Controls

This year at ISE 2018, Hogar Controls is showing off Milo, a small smart speaker that has Google Assistant built into it, but also includes Z-Wave, Zigbee, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. No separate gateway needed. Avi Rosenthal emphasizes the importance of creating a hobby into a career. For people entering the industry, Avi explains you do […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 169: Vijita U.G. of Stewart Filmscreen

Vijita U.G. talks about the new products being showcased by Stewart Filmscreen at ISE 2018. Victoria asks about the progress of the company over the past few years and advice for newcomers of the industry. Vijita encourages Victoria to join AV industry’s Women’s Committee just as she had done. Twitter: @StewartFilm Podcast: Play in new […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 171: Paul Dexter of Jetbuilt

Paul Dexter discusses products being showcased by Jetbuilt at ISE 2018. Tune in to listen as Victoria asks about any hurdles Jetbuilt has come across. Twitter: @jetbuilt Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 174: Tim Matthews of Toshiba Business Display Solutions

Tim Matthews and Victoria Barela discuss the new business display solutions Toshiba is showcasing at ISE 2018 from video walls, embedded signage, and content management solutions to name a few. Tim goes into his career background and the evolution of displays in the past years in the AV industry. Twitter: @toshiba Podcast: Play in new […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 173: Gavin Downey of Epson

Gavin Downey discusses the excitement around Epson’s new product launches and ISE 2018. Epson’s new products include 3LCD Laser Native 4K Projector and the new 20,000 Lumen Laser Projector. Victoria asks Gavin about his career background and advice for newcomers of the AV industry. Twitter: @EpsonAmerica Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 167: John Urban of Biamp

John Urban and Victoria Barela talk about Biamp’s new products on the showfloor of ISE 2018. John expands on Biamp’s bright future and the educational opportunities provided. Twitter: @biamp Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 170: Brian Azzano of Stealth Acoustics

Brian Azzano discusses products being showcased by Stealth Acoustics at ISE 2018. Tune in to hear about the new invisible speakers being brought to the market.  Twitter: @StealthAcoustic Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 166: Maurizio Conti of HTE

Tune in as Victoria Barela takes the Trade Show Minute podcast On-the-Go. At the HTE booth, we see a normal living space being acoustically transformed into a beautifully customized home cinema. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 168: Dan Freeman of VDO360

Dan Freeman talks about new products being showcased by VDO360 at ISE 2018. Dan expresses his passion for technology and the love for the industry. He gives Victoria and other newcomers advice and explains his own journey entering the AV industry. Twitter: @vdo360 Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 162: Georgie Walsh of Meridian Audio

Georgie Walsh and Victoria Barela bounce back and forth about their experiences of handling a trade show and what Meridian has to offer this year. Twitter: @MeridianAudio Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 172: Dillan Pattni of HDANYWHERE

Dillan Pattni highlights the video distribution company’s new residential solutions at ISE 2018. Victoria asks about any hurdles overcome by the AV industry of this technology and how did HDANYWHERE overcome it. Twitter: @HDanywhere Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 164: Mike Tolliver of Mersive

Mike Tolliver talks about Mersive’s history and growth of the company. Mersive shifts to focus on the Solstice Pod. Twitter: @Mersive Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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