The Trade Show Minute – Episode 159: Keith Jones of Designflow


Keith Jones of Designflow closes out Day 1 of ISE 2018 with Victoria Barela. Designflow has revamped its proposal service and made it more client friendly. Keith talks about the future of the company and hopes for moving more into the commercial market. Twitter: @designflowco Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 158: Nathan Moyal of FlatFrog


Nathan Moyal of FlatFrog and Victoria Barela talk about new products being showcased at ISE 2018. This year, FlatFrog adds interactive collaboration product line for the meeting room. Nathan explains the technology being used and how it changes the experience in the meeting rooms. Nathan tells Victoria to not believe him but to go experience […]

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The Trade Show Minute – Episode 157: Robert Ventresca of Thinklogical


Robert Ventresca of Thinklogical and Victoria Barela talk about the new products being showcased at ISE 2018. Victoria asks about the company history and any hurdles the company had to overcome. Robert highlights projects that Thinklogical has been involved in. Twitter: @thinklogical Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 156: Tim Burnham of Tempest


Tim Burnham of Tempest talks about the new products being showcased at ISE 2018. Tune in as Tim Burnham teaches Victoria Barela that sea salt maybe good for hair beach waves, but definitely not for projectors in paradise. Tempest has enclosures that keep products safe, even in the saltiest of places. Podcast: Play in new […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 152: Philip Stanley of Revolabs


Philip Stanley of Revolabs joins Victoria Barela on the Trade Show Minute to talk about the company’s history and its new products being showcased at ISE 2018. The new products being launched focus on the user experience in the meeting room – simplifying and making the experience more natural. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 677: ISE Special Videocast: Logitech Heads to ISE with New SmartDock Flex


Logitech’s SmartDock  a touch-enabled meeting room console designed for Skype Room Systems, debuted in late 2016 and they’ll head to ISE 2018 with the new SmartDock Flex. If you use ANY cloud-based videoconferencing solution, you’ll want to watch this video cast as their new SmartDock Flex not only allows the SmartDock to be integrated into Zoom but also […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 676: ISE Special Videocast: iMAG Systems Heads to ISE with New iPress Button Solution for AV-over-IP


iMAG used rAVe RADIO today to launch a product no one else has ever seen! It’s a single-button approach to controlling an AV-over-IP function – literally any function. Gary was joined by iMAG founder, Gerry Raffaut, today on his Rant’s and rAVe podcast on a special video-version to demo their iPress and show him how their new analytics […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 675: ISE Special Podcast: Barco is All About Collaboration and Meeting Experiences at ISE with Focus on ClickShare and WePresent


In addition to their obvious array of new display gear – and the first time most AV people will see UniSee – Barco will use Hall 12 Stand F100 at the ISE Show to demo their new ClickShare products, software vision 1.5 and the family of WePresent products – now branded as Barco. Version 1.5 includes new audio lip-syncing timing, 30fps video for […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 674: ISE Special Podcast: BrightSign Heads to ISE with New Series 4 HDR10+ and Dolby Vision Digital Signage Players


Gary was joined by BrightSign‘s CEO, Jeff Hastings, today who explained what they will show in their booth in Hall 8 Stand G240 at next week’s ISE Show in Amsterdam. There are two focuses (new 4K players and software compatibility) — so listen to today’s podcast and check them out at  Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 673: ISE Special Podcast: ZeeVee Will Bring H.264, 1Gig and 10Gig AV-over-IP Solutions to ISE


Most AV-over-IP companies have embraced one technology over the others. But, ZeeVee can send AV over an IP network in all three flavors – H.264, over a 1Gig and over a 10Gig network. So, depending on the application, the client chooses — the NFL, for example, chose H.264 for the Super Bowl. Listen to today’s podcast with […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 672: ISE Special Videocast: Mike Blackman Shares Details on Next Week’s ISE Show in Amsterdam


ISE Managing Director, Mike Blackman, joined Gary on a special video edition of his Rants and rAVe’s podcast today to share details on the two new ISE Halls, how to register for exclusive Projection Mapping Shows and on every special event at the show. This year’s show will be the biggest AV show ever- he even […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 671: ISE Special Podcast: InFocus Will be at ISE With New Jupiter PixelNet 2.0


InFocus will not only focus their ISE stand on the family of Mondopad collaboration boards but they’ll use the annual mega-AV-show to highlight they new Jupiter PixelNet 2.0 distributed display wall system – an AV-over-IP video wall system including 4K, audio and fiber support. And, InFocus’ CMO, Brady Bruce, joined Gary on today’s podcast and hinted at new projectors for InFocus […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 670: ISE Special Podcast: HDMI 2.1 Means Cleerline Fiber Could Explode in Growth


In case you haven’t heard, the HDMI Alliance’s new 2.1 standard passed and it means that, unless you take HDMI over the network, you’ll likely be distributing it via fiber. Cleerline Fiber not only has a family of fiber cable, but also a test kit designed specifically for AV integrators, the SSF-TKITE-100  and a new super-thin, fishing-line-like fiber (SSF-CLEER900UM) cable […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 668: ISE Special Podcast: Absen’s ISE Launch Includes Chip-on-Board Technology


Absen’s Polaris 1.9mm COBALT (Chip-on-Board Advanced Light Technology) is Absen’s first Chip-On-Board solution. Everyone’s been talking about this technology for years and now Absen plans to make it mainstream. What is Chip-on-Board and why does it matter? Listen to today’s podcast with Absen Europe’s Product Director, Liam Winter, as he explains that as well as what they have planned […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 667: ISE Special Videocast: Aurora Will Debut HDBaseT Supercharged at ISE


Aurora CEO, Paul Harris, was a guest on a special video-edition of Gary’s podcast today to talk about their new HDBaseT Supercharged system that will debut in Hall 2 Stand A34 at the ISE Show in Amsterdam next month. Supercharged HDBaseT ism exclusive to Aurora and he explains how it’s different and how it not only provides a high-bandwidth version […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 665: ISE Special Podcast: Christie is All About SDVoE at ISE


Last year, Christie Digital announced their intention to develop SDVoE AV-over-IP products and they debuted at InfoComm in the form of the Terra Series including a transmitter, receiver and controller. At ISE 2018, according to Christie’s Senior Product Manager, Karl Johnson, we will see SDVoE inputs on both the BOXER and CRIMSON series of projectors — furthering their alliance with the SDVoE standard as well […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 664: ISE Special Podcast: Crestron Buried the Lead in Today’s ISE Podcast: An In-Booth Shootout with AMX and SDVoE


In today’s podcast with Crestron Director of Enterprise Technology Dan Jackson, Dan wanted to talk about Crestron’s new XiO Cloud and XiO EdgeControl services. But when he mentioned that “a large portion of their ISE booth” will be taken up with a side-by-side demo of their NVX (1Gig AV-over-IP solution) alongside the AMX SVSi and SDVoE solutions, shootout-style, […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 663: ISE Special Podcast: NEC Has Big Plans and New Stand at ISE 2018


Gary was joined by NEC Display Europe’s Strategic Product Marketing Manager, Thomas Walter, who explains what it will be like tour through Hall 5 Stand R20 at ISE Europe next month. NEC’s theme at the show is Create Endless Impressions and they’ll do that with three sections in the stand: Digital Signage, Corporate Meeting and […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 662: ISE Special Videocast: A Video Demo of VuWall’s Universal AV-over-IP Virtual Matrix Controller


VuWall’s founder and president, Paul Vander Plaetse, used rAVe RADIO to Launch their new TRx — a software platform for AV integrators and operators alike, who need to deploy and manage small to large-scale AV networks of encoder and decoder boxes. Just like all other VuWall products, VuWall’s TRx is open to multiple hardware platforms. It supports not only […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 661: ISE Special Podcast: Kramer’s ISE Plans Include More AV-over-IT, More Kramer Control and, Well, Listen


Gary was joined on today’s Rants and rAVe podcast by Kramer Electronic‘s David Margolin who explained how the ISE Show will be used to further their AV-over-IT product strategy as well as to debut dozens of new products in their stand — Hall 1 Stand F20. Kramer used last year’s ISE to debut Kramer Control and their Enterprise Management solutions […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 660: ISE Special Podcast: Vivitek Heads to ISE with Projectors and Monitors But Will Also Debut LEDs!


Vivitek used rAVe RADIO to talk about their brand-new LED lineup of fine-pixel-pitch displays from 1.2mm to 2.5mm. Of course, they’ll have their new laser-phosphor projection displays there, too — including a new 18K lumens projector and new laser-based rear-screen projection cubes. Vivitek’s General Manager EMEA for Vivitek, Holger Graeff, explained how Vivitek has leveraged their parent company, Delta […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 659: ISE Special Videocast: Panacast Details ISE Plans and Demos 5K USB Camera System


Panacast, a USB-based camera line from Altia Systems, used rAVe RADIO to detail their ISE Show plans – they will be in Amsterdam in Hall 13 Stand E115. Panacast’s USB cameras literally repack the need for any PTZ camera in a meeting or huddle room. And, it’s all demo’d here on a special video edition of Gary’s […]

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