Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of LDI Awards

December 20, 2023

The rAVe team is thrilled to announce our very first Best of LDI awards in 2023! We did get to cover a bit of this show last year, but this was the first time we covered the entire show floor, and we are thrilled to bring that coverage to you now in terms of our […]

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ACT Entertainment Buys tvONE

December 7, 2023

ACT Entertainment acquired tvONE, aiming at the live events market with the Green Hippo line of media servers and digital display products. The acquisition marks the first foray into video equipment for ACT Entertainment, a manufacturer and distributor of products to the entertainment industry. Since 2017, the company has completed multiple acquisitions bringing RapcoHorizon, AC […]

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The Daily Raff: DSE/LDI Day 1 Thoughts

December 5, 2023

Hello everyone! You might know me as the managing editor of rAVe [PUBS], co-host of rAVe [TV] or, if you attended DSE and/or LDI 2023, perhaps you know me as that woman who came around and strong-armed you into shooting product videos. Just kidding! I know you all secretly love being the star of a […]

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rAVe December 2023 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED

December 2, 2023

As the year comes to a close, we want to know your thoughts on how ProAV has changed throughout 2023. You can check out the results of last month’s rAVe Temperature Check here. This month’s survey is now CLOSED. Keep an eye out for this month’s results and for next month’s survey! 

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rAVe’s Guide to DSE and LDI 2023

December 1, 2023

As DSE and LDI are swiftly approaching on Dec. 3-5, we’ve crafted a guide to help you make the most of your time at both shows. We consulted with the respective show directors of DSE and LDI, along with input from past attendees and exhibitors, to compile the must-see highlights from these co-located trade shows. […]

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AV Stumpfl Will Show New PIXERA Features at LDI 2023

November 21, 2023

The Austrian AV technology manufacturer AV Stumpfl will present new PIXERA 2.0 media server features and its BLACKPEAK projection screen surface Dec. 3-5 at the LDI exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. One of the highlights of AV Stumpfl’s PIXERA version 2.0 is its multi-user workflow capability, which will allow media server operators to be much […]

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In Concert Productions Turns to Pliant Technologies for New Intercom Division, ICP Comms

October 6, 2023

ATLANTA, SEPTEMBER 26, 2023 — With some of the most experienced engineers and technicians in the southeastern United States, In Concert Productions (ICP) has been at the forefront of technology and service for many years. While the company was built on providing expert sound production and audio services, ICP has quickly scaled into a full-service […]

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The Outside LEDs on the Las Vegas Sphere are Driven by 7thSense Media Servers

October 5, 2023

  Sphere opened to the public on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023. Two of the Las Vegas venue’s signature features — its 160,000 sq. ft interior LED display plane, and its 580,000 sq. ft. exterior, the Exosphere – are powered by technologies from 7thSense, a global leader of leading-edge media serving, pixel processing and show control […]

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Sony Electronics Debuts New Remote Production Unit, Software Switcher

September 18, 2023

Sony Electronics just debuted two new products: a remote production unit, CBK-RPU7, for high-quality video transport over 5G networks and a software switcher, M2L-X, for use in on-premises and cloud environments. In addition, Sony is providing updates to existing products in its Networked Live portfolio. The NXL-ME80 Media Edge Processor, featuring Sony’s HEVC ultra-low latency […]

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New Vectorworks Platform, Vectorworks 2024, Allows for Faster BIM Rendering and More Design Features for AV

September 15, 2023

Vectorworks announced the availability of Vectorworks 2024, featuring improvements that automate processes and use more AI. The 2024 release includes Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Design Suite, Fundamentals, ConnectCAD, Braceworks and Vision, with the English-language editions of these versions available today. Featuring advancements in its core technology, Vectorworks says Vectorworks 2024 saves designers time. It starts […]

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INFiLED Launches STUDIO Series LED Solutions

September 6, 2023

INFiLED announced the launch of a new LED solution dubbed the STUDIO Series. This modular LED system aims to create tailor-made stages for broadcast, extended reality and virtual production. INFiLED says the benefits of the INFiLED STUDIO Series are focused on providing better tools to build immersive and realistic virtual environments that help create memorable […]

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Environmental Lights Adds Continuous Side View RGB PixelControl Strip Light in a Black Finish

August 21, 2023

Environmental Lights just announced the launch of Continuous Side View RGB PixelControl Strip Light in black finish. The Continuous Side View RGB PixelControl Strip Light emits a continuous line of light from the strip’s edge. The neon-like appearance of the light is only visible when viewed from the side. The highly narrow profile combined with […]

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