We Just Shot 1500+ Videos (and Posted 300+ New Product Articles and Recorded 55 Podcasts) at ISE 2019

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The 2019 ISE show last week in Amsterdam ended with over 80,000 AV and IT professionals walking the 15 show floor halls. And, we had nearly 20 reporters in Europe recording it all so our coverage will live forever — on our dedicated ISE 2019 microsite! We shot 1,500+ new product videos, took 1500+ photos on the […]

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Here Are the Best of ISE 2019 Awards – AV’s Only NOT-Pay-for-Play Awards

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You can’t enter a product in them. And, you can’t ask us to nominate you. And, you can’t get an award by advertising or sponsoring us or paying for it. There are NO award entry fees. We sent reporters to EVERY booth/stand at ISE 2019 and we selected the TOP products in every possible product […]

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rAVe’s ISE 2019 Wrap-Up Video Drops!

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This is what you’ve all been waiting for! The 2019 ISE Wrap-Up video. Each year, we produce a wrap-up video to give you a glimpse of the ISE Show in Amsterdam and get a feel for what the entire show floor is like. Are you in it? Is your company highlighted? Check it out:

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Samsung at ISE 2019: The Wall, Artificial Intelligence-Based Scaling and Digital Signage

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While at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam, I had the opportunity to talk to Hyesung Ha, senior vice president of visual display business at Samsung Electronics, to talk about some of the new products the company had introduced recently and were showing on their stand. Samsung’s “The Wall” has been shown before, including at last year’s […]

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ISE Sets Attendance Record Again, This Time With 81,268 Attendees

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ISE 2019 shows how technology and creativity deliver experience The 16th Integrated Systems Europe, which ran at the RAI Amsterdam from 5-8 February, was the biggest, broadest-reaching and most exciting edition of the show ever – confirming it as the international destination of choice for AV professionals. As well as hosting 15 halls containing the […]

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Key Digital’s KD-VW4x4Pro Video Wall Processor Finally Ships

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The Key Digital KD-VW4x4Pro video wall processor is specified for collaboration and corporate applications. The KD-VW4x4Pro is designed to create video walls featuring eight different user-selectable video wall modes with numerous horizontal and vertical layouts. These modes include: four horizontal: 1×4 rotated, 1×4, 1×3,and two sets of 1×2 and three vertical: 4×1, 3×1, two sets […]

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SiliconCore Launches EZ-HD Series of LED Displays

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SiliconCore has introduced a new product line — the EZ-HD Series of LED Displays. Created for professional and corporate environments,and designed to be installed by two technicians in under three hours, the EZ-HD Series will provide a fast and convenient solution for the specification of HD resolution LED displays for meeting spaces and lobbies. For […]

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Sennheiser Launches Sennheiser Education Solutions Division

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Sennheiser Education Solutions includes all the product portfolio for the education sector. Sennheiser’s solutions include SpeechLine Digital Wireless, Sennheiser Control Cockpit and Sennheiser MobileConnect. The SpeechLine Digital Wireless microphone series offers solutions that are specially customized for speech applications. Depending on the speaker’s preference, different microphone types can be selected: If the professor wishes to […]

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New Crestron TSR-310 Remote Is Better than Anything Control4, URC or Savant Have Ever Released

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Crestron used a Crestron Performance UI (user experience) design release to debut its new TSR-310 handheld touch screen remote — aimed at the HomeAV market. It integrates natively within the Crestron Home operating system (Crestron Pyng OS 2) and, literally, blows away anything Savant, Control4 or URC have ever released. Integrators will appreciate how the […]

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Draper ISE Booth Is About Collaboration

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At ISE 2019 Draper is exhibiting standard and custom solutions developed for and with some of the world’s leading display manufacturers. Visitors to the company’s booth are experiencing their ability to build collaborative relationships, including: A new mounting structure for NEC dvLED LED Mounting Solutions for Leyard and Planar TVF Series video walls SmartTrim for […]

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Crestron Expands Entry Door Security Line and Adds Two New Partnerships

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At ISE 2019, Crestron announced a partnership with 2N, a global provider of IP intercoms and ekey biometric systems GmbH, a provider of fingerprint access solutions. The latest firmware update to 2N IP-based video intercom door stations makes them Crestron Rava SIP intercom and phone technology compliant. As a result, they integrate with Crestron TSW-x60 […]

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Samsung Intros 8K Digital Signage, New Version of The Wall and Multi-Link LED HDR at ISE 2019

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Samsung Electronics just added 8K to the digital signage market by launching the first signage products featuring 8K QLED 8K at ISE 2019. In addition to the QLED 8K Signage, Samsung also showed The Wall 2019 and Multi-Link LED HDR technology for signage. Samsung will present the new 82” QLED 8K Signage, which combines extremely […]

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TASCAM Demos New Dante Compact Processor

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TASCAM’s new Dante Compact Processor series comprises seven half-rack Dante audio converters featuring on-board digital matrix mixers with signal processing. Designed for a wide variety of public facilities, broadcast applications, recording and post production studios, sound-reinforcement systems, corporate boardrooms, these Dante-enabled input/output endpoints deliver up to 24-bit, 96 kHz audio conversion. Dante Compact Processors can […]

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Crestron Expands Room Scheduling Platform at ISE

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At ISE 2019, Crestron debuted its latest hardware and software additions to its room scheduling platform. Two new scheduling panels — 5″ portrait and 5″ landscape — are now available, along with an optional room availability light bar. Like all Crestron scheduling panels, they connect directly to a Microsoft Exchange Server, Office 365 and G […]

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NEUTRIK Shows a Handful of New Products at ISE

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NEUTRIK has introduced the XIRIUM PRO, a dedicated ‘studio quality’ digital wireless audio link and a cable replacement system offering robust, low latency, high-resolution digital audio signals over long distances. NEUTRIK’s new TOP product range addresses the demand for environmentally sealed connectors for use in heavy-duty and harsh environment applications with entertainment equipment like PA […]

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DiGiCo Launches New DMI options and Previews KLANG Integration at ISE 2019

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DiGiCo announced the launch of a number of innovative new products at ISE 2019. These include the expansion of the DMI-AMM (Automatic Mic Mixing) card onto DMI enabled SD-Range consoles, the A3232 DMI for S-Series and the initial steps of the planned integration of KLANG:technologies immersive in-ear mixing into the SD-Range, all this and a […]

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MuxLab Integrates Scheduling with New DigiSign Software

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MuxLab’s on-board CMS system, DigiSign, works with the company’s Digital Signage Media Player (model 500769) to manage and control AV content from a variety of sources. It fully supports streaming content via the H.264/H.265 codec over a local Ethernet or the Internet as well as content loaded onto its internal memory drive and via external […]

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Nureva HDL300 Now Recommended for Zoom Rooms

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Nureva announces that its HDL300 audio conferencing system has been designated by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. as a recommended audio solution for medium to large Zoom Rooms. The addition of the HDL300 system gives Zoom customers an advanced, cost-effective microphone-speaker with thousands of virtual microphones for true full-room pickup. Simple installation, autocalibration and plug-and-play connectivity […]

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ELAN Launches Software Update Featuring Enhanced Surveillance Camera Support

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Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced the introduction of the ELAN 8.3 software update, which features expanded support for the growing line of ELAN Surveillance Cameras, plus advanced IntelliVision video analytics. ELAN 8.3 is making its worldwide debut at ISE 2019 in Nortek Security & Control Stand 1-N50 in the RAI Centre. Most notably, […]

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Sonic Foundry Demos Latest Release of Mediasite at ISE 2019

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Sonic Foundry today announced the latest innovations to its Mediasite Video Platform. Updates include enhanced collaborative video capture solutions, real-time video monitoring and DVR capabilities, a caption editor and easily accessible video for any training room, huddle room or classroom. The features include: Comprehensive video and web conference capture with Mediasite Join. Live streaming capabilities, […]

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Pexip Ranks #1 in Brand Perception Survey from Wainhouse Research

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Pexip today announced it ranks first in a new Wainhouse Research survey measuring end-user perceptions of enterprise video offerings. The results of the survey validate Pexip’s commitment to customer experience and strong position in the collaboration industry. “This survey was based on Net Promoter Score (NPS) methodology, which measures how likely users are to recommend […]

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New TASCAM MX-8A Matrix Mixer Is Aimed at MultiZone Installs

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With eight mic/line inputs, eight line outputs, integrated DSP for audio optimization and a built-in, 2×2 audio interface, TASCAM’s new MX-8A matrix mixer is excellent choice for small to medium-sized installs in applications such as stores, restaurants and banquet rooms. Combine up to ten sources (eight mic/line input channels and two USB audio interface returns) […]

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Crestron FT2 Series FlipTops Debut at ISE 2019

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Crestron just debuted the FT2 Series of FlipTops at ISE 2019. The new FT2 FlipTops fit into almost any standard desk/table cut-out and sit flush on the surface. When presenting in a meeting, a touch of the button on the FT2 FlipTop activates its door (which retracts). All connectors and cables are revealed at table-level […]

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Oblong Announces EMEA-Wide Sales Partnership with TIG

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Oblong Industries announced a strategic sales partnership with TIG which is expected to catapult the Oblong business in EMEA. Technological Innovation Group (TIG) is the experienced sales and marketing organization headed up by AV industry stalwart, Robin van Meeuwen, and his European team. Today, TIG will extend its services to one of the most influential […]

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Optoma Intros ProScene Line of ProAV Laser Projectors

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Optoma today announced three new additions to its ProScene projector series featuring 4K HDR compatibility aimed at houses of worship, museums, entertainment and education settings. The Optoma ZH506T, ZU506T and ZW506-W projectors are spec’d at 300,000:1 contrast ratio, are all 5,000 lumens and can last up to 20,000 hours of operation. In addition, each projector […]

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Sony and UbiCast Join Forces

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Sony and lecture capture solution provider UbiCast have announced the launch of Miris Netcapture software and Miris Video Platform. The new network-based lecture capture solution integrates with Vision Exchange, Sony’s active learning and interactive lecture solution. While Sony’s Vision Exchange allows students and teachers to share and annotate content wirelessly from their laptop, smartphone or […]

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Canon Debuts Native 4K Projector

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Canon Europe today announced a new 4K laser projector, the XEED 4K5020Z, which is a compact 4K LCoS laser projector. The new projector allows for installation in any 360-degree orientation and uses a spigot lens fitting. It’s compatible with seven interchangeable Canon lenses, including the new RS-SL07RST 4K lens. It features a 1.76x motorized zoom […]

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Roland V-600UHD Multi-Format Video Switcher Includes 4K

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Roland Professional A/V is introducing the V-600UHD Multi-Format Video Switcher, adding 4K (10-bit Color Depth, 260Hz 4:4:4) and scaling all inputs from 1080p to 4K. The V-600UHD includes High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology, supports BT.2020, the highest-specification Wide Color Gamut (WCG) as well as the RGB and BT.709 standards. The V-600UHD’s four HDMI 2.0 and […]

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Epson Debuts Pro L Interchangeable-Lens Laser Projectors at ISE 2019, Including 30K Lumens Version

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Epson today announced a new range of compact, interchangeable-lens Pro L laser projectors. In addition, Epson is introducing new 9,000 and 30,000 lumen laser projectors. Epson’s new projectors will be on display at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam from Feb. 5-8 at Epson’s booth, #1-H90. The new range of Pro L projectors are Epson’s most compact, […]

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Upstage Video Launches V-BRIX- High-End Modular Video System for Rental and Staging

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Upstage Video just introduced a new LED screen solution called V-BRIX. V-BRIX is an indoor modular LED video system for corporate staging, exhibits, retail, house of worship, sports and live event environments. The product combines a contemporary modular framing system with a 2.5-millimeter LED video panel to create an LED video system with a refined, […]

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Sony Intros Three New Laser Projectors in the VPL-FHZ75 and VPL-FHZ70

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Sony just launched two new installation projectors in the VPL-FHZ75 and VPL-FHZ70, both aimed at schools, corporations, churches, museums and entertainment installations. With a native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, the 3LCD projectors are specified at 6,500 lumens and 5,500 lumens, respectively, and use a newly-developed 0.76-inch LCD panel. Both models come with an ‘intelligent setting’ feature […]

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Crestron Expands AV-over-IP Product Line at ISE 2019

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Crestron has debuted new additions to the DigitalMedia product family at ISE 2019 this month. The new products include a DM NVX encoder and decoder with PoE+ support and DM NVX encoders/decoders with Dante audio networking. The DM-NVX-E30(C) and DM-NVX-D30(C) are encode- or decode-only units that support HDMI connectivity and analog audio. Compatible with all […]

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