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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 392: Jeff Hastings of BrightSign

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Jeff Hastings of BrightSign joins the Trade Show Minute to talk about the BSN.cloud, a free subscription included with every BrightSign player that delivers cloud connectivity for real-time player control from anywhere using the new remote diagnostic web server. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 959: So, Where Can You Find Da-Lite and Projecta Screens at ISE 2020? 

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Gary was joined via video with Rhen Taylor of Da-Lite to talk about both Projecta and Da-Lite at the ISE 2020 show in Amsterdam next week. Both companies are the screen leaders in AV and will be integrated, again, into the Legrand booth in Hall 2 stand C50, along with Chief, Luxul, Middle Atlantic and Vaddio. Watch this ISE preview and make sure you plan […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 958: So, What’s the Difference in the Barco ClickShare CS vs CX Series?

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This is a promoted post Last week, Barco launched a totally new series of ClickShare products dubbed the ClickShare Conference (the CX series); and, of course, Barco still has the CS series – the original wireless sharing products for presentation rooms. The new CX series is aimed at UCC spaces — watch this videocast with Barco’s VP of Channel Sales, Kurt DeYoung, […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 957: Hear of MAXHUB Yet? Oh, You Will Soon!

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MAXHUB is a new company that’s exclusively focused on unique solutions in the UCC space. For example, they don’t just have an all-in-one Collaboration Board designed to replace projectors and flat panels in meeting spaces, they have a 32 x 9 all-in-one immersive-LED that brings a giant LED digital canvas to the front of any room — no videowall processor needed, […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 956: Extron Talks DSPs, FOX3, NetPA Ultra and IPCP Pro xi Series Control Processors

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As the ProAV industry heads into Amsterdam for the ISE 2020 show, Extron is reminding AV integrators of their latest innovations. Gary was joined, today, on this videocast with Extron‘s VP of EMEA Sales, Jerome Gueras, to talk about its latest moves in control, DSP and Dante adoption, the new, small but powerful NetPA Ultra amplifiers and FOX3 fiber matrix switchers. Listen […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 955: Here’s Why You Need to Go to the ZeeVee Stand at ISE 2020

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There are only five companies in the entire world that do every flavor of AV-oveer-IP. There are 30+ that only do SDVoE, 11 that only make 1G AV-over-IP and 50+ that make H.264/H.265 streaming products – but, ZeeVee is one of those companies that makes a little bit of everything. So, as ZeeVee‘s EMEA sales director, Rob Muddiman, tells Gary on his videocast today, coming […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 954: Crestron Adds Future Vision Pavilion to ISE 2020 Along with New Versions of NVX and DMPS Products

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Gary was joined by Crestron’s EVP Products and Technology, Ranjan Singh, as well as Dan Jackson, Crestron’s Senior Director, Digital Workplace Products to talk all about their ISE 2020 stand in Amsterdam next month. Crestron has had the largest booth at ISE for years and, for the first time ever, Crestron will bring a future-concept section to their booth where […]

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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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