Don’t Miss the ET Insights InfoComm 2024 Preview!

On Tuesday, June 4 at 2 p.m. ET, Geoffrey Platt will host ET Insights LIVE: InfoComm 2024 Preview. During the 60-minute LAVNCH & LEARN, Platt will be joined by a host of industry favorites—including AVIXA’s Annette Sandler, Craig Frankenstein of AVI Systems, and tech futurist Rachel Bradshaw—to chat about emerging tech trends attendees will see […]

Don’t Miss the ET Insights InfoComm 2024 Preview!

Join Us for the rAVe [PUBS] Hospitality Symposium

rAVe [PUBS] is set to host a Hospitality Symposium, powered by LAVNCH, on Wednesday, May 15 — and you don’t want to miss out! “We carefully designed and curated this event specifically for AV pros working in the hospitality sector and for those who want to learn more about this lucrative market segment,” said Megan […]

Join Us for the rAVe [PUBS] Hospitality Symposium

LAVNCH WEEK 9: ProAV Day Recap

Hello and welcome to the recap of the final day of LAVNCH WEEK 9, ProAV Day! We’ve saved the best for last: ProAV stands as a cornerstone of the AV industry, providing the essential infrastructure and technology needed to deliver seamless audio and visual experiences across various applications. Whether it’s in corporate settings, educational institutions, […]

LAVNCH WEEK 9: ProAV Day Recap

LAVNCH WEEK 9: Digital Signage Day Recap

LAVNCH WEEK is one of my favorite virtual events put on by the rAVe team. Not only do we get to hear from a wide variety of industry experts, but we get to chat with other attendees on the LAVNCH platform’s networking feature. This time around, LAVNCH WEEK looks a little different for me since […]

LAVNCH WEEK 9: Digital Signage Day Recap

That’s a Wrap on LAVNCH WEEK 9’s EdTech Day!

Did you make it to EdTech Day of LAVNCH WEEK 9? I am taking a quick poll. If the answer is no, click here; if the answer is yes, click here. Like what I did there? This was our first-ever EdTech Day during a LAVNCH WEEK, and I can’t believe we didn’t think of adding […]

That’s a Wrap on LAVNCH WEEK 9’s EdTech Day!

LAVNCH WEEK 9: UCC Day Recap

Having been with THE rAVe Agency since 2022, I’ve had the privilege of covering a handful of industry events in my short time. However, nothing has quite matched the excitement like LAVNCH WEEK 9! Developed nearly three years ago, the LAVNCH platform continues to evolve as a multifaceted digital-event experience, a dynamic virtual product-launch stage, […]

LAVNCH WEEK 9: UCC Day Recap

5 Reasons You Should Join LAVNCH WEEK 9

If you’ve been following us or reading our content for a while, you’ve probably noticed that we host a lot of virtual events. Most notably, twice per year, we host something called LAVNCH WEEK. But really, it’s a “LAVNCH four days.” Why? Because it’s four days of panels, product announcements and fireside chats that we […]

5 Reasons You Should Join LAVNCH WEEK 9

Registration Now Open for LAVNCH WEEK 9

It’s official—registration is now open for LAVNCH WEEK 9, the industry’s flagship virtual event for ProAV, UCC, digital signage and EdTech practitioners! The event will take place on the LAVNCH platform March 18-24, 2024. “We’re thrilled to be returning with what will be another successful LAVNCH WEEK,” said Gary Kayye, founder of rAVe [PUBS] and LAVNCH WEEK 9 […]

Registration Now Open for LAVNCH WEEK 9

Learn All About the Metaverse at this LAVNCH [CODE] Event!

On Wednesday, Dec. 13, LAVNCH [CODE] will host its first-ever chain reaction event where a panel of experts will dig into everything you need to know about the metaverse. The event will begin with Megan A. Dutta, LAVNCH [CODE]’s editor-in-chief, giving a brief intro and then posing a question to an industry expert. The expert will then […]

Learn All About the Metaverse at this LAVNCH [CODE] Event!

The Next Big UCC Platform to Blow Up is Google Meet; Lenovo is Ready, Are You?

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST Ask any Gen-Z’er or Millennial what they use to make a slide deck, write reports, or trade files, and their answer will be Google Workspace. And guess what? They use Google Meet, too. And, as they age up in the corporate world, they will want to make Google Meet calls […]

The Next Big UCC Platform to Blow Up is Google Meet; Lenovo is Ready, Are You?

LAVNCH WEEK 8 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

LAVNCH WEEK 8 is almost here — and you won’t want to miss the industry’s flagship virtual event, which is being held October 23-26. Sponsorship opportunities are available for the industry’s #1 virtual event — watch the video below to learn more about sponsoring LAVNCH WEEK 8. “Each iteration of LAVNCH WEEK is bigger and […]

LAVNCH WEEK 8 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

rePLAY CEDIA Expo 2023 Wrap-Up

Hey #AVtweeps, welcome to the official wrap-up of of rePLAY CEDIA Expo 2023! In this episode of rePLAY, our hosts, Steph Beckett and Emily Dean, walked us through their favorite moments of rAVe’s coverage of CEDIA Expo, the show that showcases the latest and greatest in HomeAV technology. “The great thing about our product videos […]

rePLAY CEDIA Expo 2023 Wrap-Up

Registration Opens for LAVNCH WEEK 8

Registration is officially open for LAVNCH WEEK 8, the ProAV industry’s flagship virtual event; the four-day event will be held October 23-26, 2023. Each of the four days will focus on a particular segment of the industry and will feature multiple panels discussing the latest technology and trends for that segment. Monday is UCC Day, […]

Registration Opens for LAVNCH WEEK 8

rePLAY InfoComm 2023 Day 3 — The Wrap-Up

Welcome to the final day of rePLAY InfoComm 2023, during which our hosts, Megan A. Dutta and Steph Beckett, highlight some of their favorite moments on the show floor at this year’s InfoComm. On the final day of rePLAY, Megan and Steph highlighted product categories that are just beginning to become integrated into the ProAV […]

rePLAY InfoComm 2023 Day 3 — The Wrap-Up

Join IDEA for a Day of AI LAVNCH & LEARN

On Thursday, May 18, a community of educators around the world will celebrate Day of AI, a free, hands-on curriculum of lessons and activities designed to introduce K-12 students to artificial intelligence (AI) and how it shapes their lives. rAVe [PUBS] has partnered with the Illinois Digital Educators’ Alliance (IDEA) to host a LAVNCH & […]

Join IDEA for a Day of AI LAVNCH & LEARN

Shure on Sustainability in 2023

In honor of Earth Day 2023, rAVe [PUBS] has partnered with Commercial Integrator to explore sustainability in ProAV. We sat down with Althea Ricketts, vice president of corporate initiatives at Shure, to discuss the company’s sustainability efforts in 2023. rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us why your company is passionate about sustainability. ALTHEA RICKETTS: Sustainability is a very important to […]

Shure on Sustainability in 2023

Visionary Solutions on Sustainability in 2023

In honor of Earth Day 2023, rAVe [PUBS] has partnered with Commercial Integrator to explore sustainability in ProAV. We sat down with Scott Freshman, COO of Visionary Solutions, to discuss the company’s sustainability efforts in 2023. rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us why your company is passionate about sustainability. SCOTT FRESHMAN: Visionary Solutions has been passionate about sustainability in […]

Visionary Solutions on Sustainability in 2023

Legrand I AV on Sustainability in 2023

In honor of Earth Day 2023, rAVe [PUBS] has partnered with Commercial Integrator to explore sustainability in ProAV. We sat down with Tim Troast, VP of technology and product strategy, at Legrand I AV to discuss the company’s sustainability efforts in 2023. rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us why your company is passionate about sustainability. TIM TROAST: As the […]

Legrand I AV on Sustainability in 2023

Sony on Sustainability in 2023

In honor of Earth Day 2023, rAVe [PUBS] has partnered with Commercial Integrator to explore sustainability in ProAV. We sat down with Rich Ventura, vice president PDSA, at Sony Electronics. to discuss the company’s sustainability efforts in 2023. rAVe: Tell us why your company is passionate about sustainability. RICH VENTURA: This is a core [value] to Sony. […]

Sony on Sustainability in 2023

PPDS on Sustainability in 2023

In honor of Earth Day 2023, rAVe [PUBS] has partnered with Commercial Integrator to explore sustainability in ProAV. We sat down with Martijn van der Woude, vice president of global marketing and business development at PPDS, to discuss the company’s sustainability efforts in 2023. rAVe: Tell us why your company is passionate about sustainability. MARTIN VAN […]

PPDS on Sustainability in 2023

NETGEAR on Sustainability in 2023

In honor of Earth Day 2023, rAVe [PUBS] has partnered with Commercial Integrator to explore sustainability in ProAV. We sat down with Richard Jonker of NETGEAR to discuss the company’s sustainability efforts in 2023. rAVe: Tell us why your company is passionate about sustainability. RICHARD JONKER: NETGEAR is committed to providing our customers with high-quality products […]

NETGEAR on Sustainability in 2023

How Can We Make ProAV More Sustainable? Find Out on April 20

Sustainability is critical to the future of the world — and the world of ProAV. On Thursday, April 20, Commercial Integrator and rAVe [PUBS] have partnered on a LAVNCH & LEARN titled “Sustainability & AV” where industry leaders will gather to chat about their company’s sustainability initiatives and to share actionable tips on becoming carbon neutral. […]

How Can We Make ProAV More Sustainable? Find Out on April 20

What Happened at ISC West 2023

Last week, ISC West was held at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, NV. The show is designed for security professionals looking to expand their networks and explore cutting-edge products, technologies and solutions. As AV professionals often crossover into this market segment with command and control rooms and various government installations, the rAVe [PUBS] team […]

What Happened at ISC West 2023

What We Learned About ProAV & #AVtweeps During AI Month

After three AI Month sessions, a comprehensive survey, articles and more, we’ve explored a lot about AI and how it will affect the future of AV, Digital Signage and UCC. And, thanks to our AI Month partner, Sony, we’ve assembled a resource about AI that no other publication can offer. In fact, take a look […]

What We Learned About ProAV & #AVtweeps During AI Month

AI Month 2023 | The Future of AI in ProAV

The seemingly instant rise in popularity of AI software applications like ChatGPT and DALL-E made AI a household word. But, leading AI-based AV companies have been using AI to help drive room and facility-wide usage analytics for well over a half-dozen years now. And, since the pandemic, AI has been integrated into USB and PTZ […]

AI Month 2023 | The Future of AI in ProAV

AI Month 2023 | AI and Meeting Rooms & Classrooms

Everyone likely already knows that AI can be used to handle repetitive tasks across an organization making everyone more efficient, but that’s just the boring part of AI. AI can, and will, help businesses and schools accelerate voice control, solve ambient noise problems, simplify meeting and class notifications, help integrate NLP (Natural Language Processing), speed-up […]

AI Month 2023 | AI and Meeting Rooms & Classrooms

AI Month 2023 | AI and Digital Signage

AI has been helping advertisers use digital signage to both identify and target messages, but it can do so much more, and will. The future of digital signage isn’t in the resolution of the content or the size of the image. And it’s certainly not going to be determined by the network we use to […]

AI Month 2023 | AI and Digital Signage

LAVNCH Week 7: ProAV Day Wrap-Up

The last day of LAVNCH WEEK has arrived, and today we talked all about ProAV. To finish out the week, we had an amazing lineup of speakers and panels to deliver their wisdom right to your ears and screen. Steph and Megan kicked off the day with a reminder that if you have missed any […]

LAVNCH Week 7: ProAV Day Wrap-Up

LAVNCH WEEK 7 Digital Signage Day: It’s Over Already?

With the conclusion of Digital Signage Day comes the bittersweet reality that tomorrow is our last day of LAVNCH WEEK 7, and today is my last LAVNCH WEEK recap for a while (I know, I’m just as upset about it as you are, but Steph says I have to share the spotlight). Like the last […]

LAVNCH WEEK 7 Digital Signage Day: It’s Over Already?

ICYMI: LAVNCH WEEK 7 — Emerging Tech Day

LAVNCH Week 7 is in full swing, and today we dove into all things emerging technology. The day was packed with interesting panels and discussions about trends in the AV industry including experience design, esports and virtual production. If you weren’t there, emerging tech day of LAVNCH Week 7 is available on demand, so there […]

ICYMI: LAVNCH WEEK 7 — Emerging Tech Day

LAVNCH WEEK 7 UCC Day: You Had to Be There

Another LAVNCH WEEK, another recap by yours truly. Today we kicked off LAVNCH WEEK 7 with UCC Day, and I may be biased, but it was fantastic. Our speakers gave incredible insights, the attendees asked thought-provoking questions and the content was informative and relevant. Now, I’m going to give you a recap of the day […]

LAVNCH WEEK 7 UCC Day: You Had to Be There

Telecine and YCD Multimedia Unveil ‘RAMP Up!’ All-Inclusive Financial Institution Package

Telecine and YCD Multimedia unveiled an all-inclusive financial institution package today, called RAMP Up! Telecine, a media, and software company focused on raising the bar of “great content for digital signage,” and YCD Multimedia, leaders of the “any K” revolution through its digital signage platform, will offer RAMP Up! to banks, and financial institutions looking […]

Telecine and YCD Multimedia Unveil ‘RAMP Up!’ All-Inclusive Financial Institution Package