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Rants and rAVes — Episode 953: Here is What NEC Europe Will Do at ISE 2020

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NEC Europe’s Simon Jackson joined Gary on an exclusive videocast all about ISE 2020. NEC Europe has won the best booth/stand award for the past two years and they put a lot into telling a story with their products — not just showing them. Want to know this year’s theme? And, what about what new products and collaborations NEC will highlight at ISE 2020? […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 952: IDK to Launch New, Small, AV-over-IP IP-NINJAR 10G Platform at ISE 2020

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IDK Corporation will use ISE 2020 to launch an all-new IP-NINJAR series of AV-over-IP products – they will still be 10G SDVoE-based but they will be smaller, more efficient, fan-less and PoE capable! Both IDK‘s Chris Miller and Ryohei Iwasaki joined Gary on his podcast today to talk about this new line – and they gave quite a few details on it even […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 951: Kramer to Enter Microphones Market and Launch New VIA Line at ISE 2020

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We got the scoop on today’s pre-ISE 2020 videocast that — Kramer is entering the microphone market. The first family will be aimed at UCC spaces and will be integrated into Kramer@Work pre-designed meeting spaces. But, that’s not all, on today’s videocast with Kramer Vice President Marketing. David Margolin, he also teases that we’ll see at […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 950: Viewsonic Demo Both Display and UCC-Based Collaboration LineUp at ISE 2020

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Gary was joined on today’s pre-ISE videocast with ViewSonic‘s EMEA Marketing Manager, Kevin Cheng, who explained what hey have planned for ISE 2020. Viewsonic is one of the few display manufacturers who has both projection and flat-panel along with wireless and touch-based collaboration integrated into its product line. And, they’ll bring it all to Hall 1 […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 949: Peerless-AV’s Thomas Fenton Details ISE 202 Plans

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Peerless-AV is one of those “glue” companies in the AV industry and one that you should ALWAYS plan to see at any AV show. In addition to having solutions to manage and mount any kind of display, Peerless-AV also has the top-of-the-line outdoor displays with its Xtreme line — and, at ISE 2020, they will introduce a 65″ […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 948: This May Be the Biggest ISE for SpinetiX, Ever

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SpinetiX is already a well-established leader in digital signage but, at this year’s ISE 2020 show next week, they will roll-out some major industry-wide innovations. If you watch this videocast with SpinetiX CEO, Francesco Ziliani, you’ll hear that cloud-based solutions will be a central theme but, not as just another option to deliver content. Nope, it’s way, way bigger than that. Watch! Oh, and […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 947: Got LED? Well, Barco Does and Here Is What To Expect for Barco’s LED Team at ISE 2020

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Gary spoke to Barco‘s Vice President LED, Bram Dieryckx, on today’s pre-ISE 2020 podcast about Barco’s LED plans at the show. As you may remember, Barco took a giant stake in Unilumin back in 2019 and the new XT Series was a huge performer for Barco over the last year. Barco wants to become an all-in-one LED […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 946: Eventually You Will Be a NETGEAR Dealer So…

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Gary was joined by NETGEAR’s Product Marketing Manager, John Henkel, who talked about what NETGEAR will be doing at ISE 2020. NETGEAR trumps all other network switch companies right now in ProAV as they have a tear solely focused on ProAV systems — so much so that they will actually design AV-over-IP systems for you (for FREE) […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 945: Christie Will Focus on AV-over-IP Terra at ISE 2020

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Christie will be at ISE 2020 focused on its Terra SDVoE-based 10G AV-over-IP platform and has integrated it into even more products — including input cards for nearly its entire projector lineup too. And, of course, the new MicroTiles LED is SDVoE. Listen to this podcast with Christie’s Product Management and Business Development rep, Karl […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 944: Want to Know What Black Box is Debuting at ISE 2020?

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Gary was joined on his daily podcast by Black Box‘s own Jonathan McCune who actually tells us what Black Box will be debuting at ISE 2020. Black Box is going to use their booth at ISE (Hall 10 stand P155) to do a side-by-side comparison between their AV-over-IP platform and the market leader, Crestron (even though […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 943: If You Want an Open AV-over-IP Standard? Then, Watch This Videocast with Macnica

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Macnica doesn’t make AV-over-IP gear – they make the chips that make AV-over-IP gear work. But, they happen to be using the SMPTE 2110 standard to drive AV-over-IP signals and have built an entire interoperable ecosystem of 1G AV-over-IP raw component systems for companies to integrate into projectors, monitors, switches, routing gear, video wall processors and even media players. Watch this videocast with Macnica’s […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 942: Here’s a LIVE Zoom Demo to Prepare You for Zoom’s ISE Launches

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Gary was joined with Zoom’s own David Calvo  live, from Amsterdam to tease some new Zoom features, in addition to showing how easy Zoom Rooms are to use. Zoom is exhibiting at ISE 2020 in Hall 15 Stand B225 — make sure you go by there as their new releases trump what Microsoft Teams and Cisco’s WebEx Rooms have!

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 941: The T1V HubVC Collaboration System is Ready; Here’s a LIVE Demo

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Ever wanted to see a collaboration board that was interoperable Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Cisco — using just ONE CLICK? Well then, we have the video for you!  This pre-ISE 2020 Videocast includes a LIVE demo of the T1V HubVC collaboration board switching, in Rea-time, between Teams cal and a Zoom call — using the same […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 940: Have You Heard of DTEN Yet?

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If you don’t know who DTEN is, you’re about to. DTEN is a collaboration board company that’s tightly integrated with Zoom Rooms — in fact, one of DTEN’s investors is Zoom founder, Eric Yuan. DTEN so tightly integrated with Zoom, software and firmware updates are automatic, white boarding and black boarding is built-in, the interface […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 939: BrightSign Heads to ISE 2020 with a BSN.Cloud Mission

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In 2019, BrightSign launched the concept of BSN.Cloud but now, it’s shipping — a completely cloud-based digital signage platform. But, it’s not just an exclusively BrightSign player platform — it’s being opened to most 3rd party CMS content partners as well as player manufacturers too, explained BrightSign’s CEO Jeff Hastings! They’ll be at the ISE Show in Hall 8 in stand […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 938: Have You Registered for Kayye’s Krystal Ball 2020 Webinar Yet?

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This videocast is all about why you should register for rAVe’s very-own Gary Kayye’s annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball webinar Wednesday, January, 29th at 2:30pm EST — register here. As a benefit for registering, you will get a copy of the Krystal Ball article before ANYONE ELSE in the industry – a full 24-hours! Can’t beat […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 937: DVIGear to Bring Real-Time Race Car Simulator to ISE 2020; Oh, and New Products, too!

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One of the most popular booths at ISE 2019 was DVIGear‘s due to its race car simulator. It was there to show attendees that its AV-over-IP and digital processing products don’t have latency — and, it was an effective demo. But, they’ll also be at ISE 2020 to demo new products in their AV-over-IP lineup as […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 936: Been Wanting an AV-over-IP Standard? Well, the AIMS Alliance Says Stand-By, Soon

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If you’ve been begging for an AV-over-IP standard, this is THE PODCAST for you. The AIMS Alliance is trying to do this in the ProAV market. “Instead of reinventing the round wheel,” says AIMS Alliance Chair of the ProAV Working Group, David Chiappini, “AIMS will focus on promoting and supporting AV-over-IP standards, not closed-platforms.” By the wya, […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 935: James Rempel of Nureva Says ISE 2020 Will Be All-About-Audio!

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As Nureva is exhibiting at ISE 2020 in the UCC hall (Hall 11) in stand D160, they will use this opportunity to focus exclusively on their audio conferencing products; including the brand-new HDL200. Nureva’s Director of Product Management, James Rempel, joined Gary on his podcast today to talk about the new HDL200, the new Neurva Console management platform and […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 934: SMART Technologies Will Launch Major New Products At ISE 2020

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SMART Technologies has always been in the collaboration market but now, they’re about to stake a big claim in the UCC market — in a big, big way. We can’t tell you too much but you will hear hints of it in this pre-ISE 2020 podcast as SMART will use ISE — and its presence in the Amstel Boathouse […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 933: Sandi Stambaugh Shares Insights on Top Industry Trends and how SYNNEX can Support Integrators to Grow their Businesses in 2020

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SYNNEX Vice President of Product Management Sandi Stambaugh catches up with Gary Kayye to share 2019 highlights for the SYNNEX VISUALSolv business unit as well as what’s to come in 2020. Hear about top industry focuses SYNNEX will address including collaboration, fully connected solutions and the challenges that come with increasing network complexities, top trends […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 932: XTEN-AV Demos New AI-Based Drawing Tool to Debut at ISE 2020

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XTEN-AV chose rAVe to debut X-DRAW — an AI-based drawing tool for AV systems of all sizes — a new feature added into the XTEN-AV cloud based software platform with artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop AV system designs based on AVIXA published standards and design guidelines. This is the future of AV systems design […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 931: Gavin Downey Says Expect an Experience in Epson’s Stand at ISE 2020

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Building on its history of demo’ing amazing experiences suing 3LCD, Epson heads to ISE 2020 with a booth filled with applications-based projection and one big-time attendee greeting experience. On this podcast, Epson‘s Senior Product Manager, Gavin Downey, hints at this big-reveal in the booth as well as a plethora of other reasons to make sure the Epson stand in Hall 1 (booth H90) […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 930: Justin Kennington and the SDVoE Alliance Will Bring Its 20/20 Training to ISE 2020

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In addition to showing the latest technical advances in 10G AV-over-IP, the SDVoE Alliance, and its 50+ partners, will be at ISE 2020 in Amsterdam. SDVoE will host its free in-stand 20/20 Training Session all show long (and the complete schedule is here). The company is in Hall 1 in Stand F40 at ISE. The […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 929: James Meredith of WyreStorm Details ISE 2020 Plans

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Wyrestorm is about to become the oldest AV company to have a family of 1G and 10G AV-over-IP products as they will celebrate their 6th year with the lineup. And, at ISE 2020 next month in Amsterdam, the line will nearly double in size and will also include a new family of H.264 streaming products, too. Want […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 928: An Interview with Sam Taylor of Almo Professional A/V

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Are you wondering the AV market in 2020? The AV economy? The UCC Market? The E4 Experience? When will LEDs overtake projection? How the developments in UCC will affect your business? And, what’s the scoop on this new Barco ClickShare coming at the end of the month? Well, ALL that’s in this videocast, watch!

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 927: TeamBoard Is Going International

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Today’s pre-ISE 2020 show podcast was with TeamBoard’s International Sales Manager Andy Penman — if you think that name TeamBoard (as a product line) sounds familiar, it is! Listen as you’ll learn about their 10-year history in the ProAV and UCC markets and their plans for the International launch of the TeamBoard — an all-new turn-key Collaboration Board system (and, yes, they […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 926: Intel Uses ISE to Roll Out New Unite 4.1 Features for UCC and Classroom Collaboration

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Gary was joined on today’s podcast by Intel’s VP and General Manager, Jason Goecke, and Intel Unite Worldwide Director of Sales & Technical Enablement, Dave Buchholz  to talk about the new Unite Cloud platform, Unite release version 4.1 and the development around the Intel Unite plug-in community. Intel will be at the ISE Show in Amsterdam next month in Hall 11 […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 925: What’s the NovoConnect Ecosystem? Holger Graeff Details Vivitek’s Focus at ISE

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Gary was joined by Vivitek’s GM, Holger Graeff, to talk about its upcoming ISE 2020 stand (Hall 5-S30) and what we can expect. For ten years Vivitek has focused on display technology and, although there will be plenty of monitors, LCDs, projectors and OLEDs in their stand in Amsterdam next month, they’ll focus on the […]

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