Gary’s Rants & rAVes

Listen to Gary Kayye’s exclusive podcast – Rants & rAVes. Every episode, Gary talks with some of the biggest names in the AV industry and covers all the latest trends. Tune in, #AVTweeps!

Rants and rAVes – Episode 94: Image Mapping on a Dress? Yep!

At the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, singer Carrie Underwood wore a dress that was image mapped using two projectors. Read rAVe’s coverage here: From Wearable Electronics to Wearable Projections Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 94: Image Mapping on a Dress? Yep!

Rants and rAVes – Episode 93: Live from Almo’s E4 AV Tour

We’re here live at the Almo E4 show in Chicago and I tell you about two products that caught my eye – from MITSUBISHI and Peerless-AV. Watch rAVe’s coverage here: rAVeNowE4.com Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 93: Live from Almo’s E4 AV Tour

Rants and rAVes – Episode 92: We Need Your Help By Registering and Attending InfoComm

I have an article that I just posted today at rAVePubs.com about why you need to register for InfoComm. Why now? Listen! Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 92: We Need Your Help By Registering and Attending InfoComm

Rants and rAVes – Episode 91: Nothing Goes Away on the Internet

That’s the subject of Joel Rollins’ latest blog at rAVePubs.com, however I tell you even a deeper secret about the Internet’s future. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 91: Nothing Goes Away on the Internet

Rants and rAVes – Episode 90: LCD Sales Fall for First Time Ever in 2012

The LCD TV market has almost reached saturation in terms of consumer televisions. However, the digital signage market will see huge growth in 2013. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 90: LCD Sales Fall for First Time Ever in 2012

Rants and rAVes – Episode 89: Invenshare is a Creative Systems Integrator Inventory Sharing Website

Invenshare is a creative way to share your inventory in the cloud with other systems integrators and sell excess inventory. http://invenshare.com/ Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 89: Invenshare is a Creative Systems Integrator Inventory Sharing Website

Rants and rAVes – Episode 88: InfoComm is Not Just a Tradeshow

At this year’s InfoComm show in Orlando, they’ll be over 300 courses that you can take and during the show. Don’t just go to the show to walk the show floor make sure you’re taking educational courses. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 88: InfoComm is Not Just a Tradeshow

Rants and rAVes – Episode 87: Come See Me Speak at Next Week’s Almo E4 AV Tour Stop in Chicago

I’ll be in Chicago next Thursday along with 32 AV manufacturers on the Almo E4 AV Tour. Listen to this podcast and you can find out how to sign up for free; and why you should attend. http://www.almoproav.com/Events/e4/ Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 87: Come See Me Speak at Next Week’s Almo E4 AV Tour Stop in Chicago

Rants and rAVes – Episode 86: A Day in the Life

In today’s podcast I tell you about a fun Day in the Life of ISE video we made for entertaining you as well as how you can submit a cool digital signage system for a DSA Award! Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 86: A Day in the Life

Rants and rAVes – Episode 85: Christie’s NAB Plans Call for Unique Theater Experience and a 4K Demo Too

I had a chance to sit down with Christie’s Director of Experiential Marketing Steve Capling last week and he told me about a very cool theater the company will be building inside its NAB booth next month in Vegas. Ever since the debut of The Hobbit, where they released the movie in both a traditional 24 fps […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 85: Christie’s NAB Plans Call for Unique Theater Experience and a 4K Demo Too

Rants and rAVes – Episode 84: A Digital Signage Roundtable

The Digital Signage Foundation is hosting four regional events in 2013 to help integrators understand the opportunities in the digital signage market. They’re free and the first one is in Dallas next week, while the other three are in Toronto, Minneapolis and southern California. Sign up to attend ASAP. Having trouble listening to the podcast on […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 84: A Digital Signage Roundtable

Rants and rAVes – Episode 83: Cisco’s CCENT Certification

If you want to understand networks better and you want to talk to IT professionals, you need to consider taking Cisco’s CCENT certification classes – listen to my podcast to hear why and click here to read about the CCENT: https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/community/certifications/ccent Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 83: Cisco’s CCENT Certification

Rants and rAVes – Episode 82: The Importance of Partnerships

There are a lot of partnerships and alliances happening in our industry right now. I’m a big fan of partnerships and alliances. Why? Well, listen to this podcast to see. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 82: The Importance of Partnerships

Rants and rAVes – Episode 81: All About Houses of Worship

I am joined today by Digital Projection’s VP of Business Development, George Walter, who explains their Good, Better, Best approach to the HOW (Houses of Worship) market and what they have to offer as they have three lines of products specifically aimed at HOW installs. Here’s their HOW line: http://www.digitalprojection.com/MainNavModule/HousesofWorshiptab/tabid/173/Default.aspx Having trouble listening to the podcast […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 81: All About Houses of Worship

Rants and rAVes – Episode 80: Extron’s Three-Input Scaler/Switcher

Dubbed the DSC 301HD, it’s a cool, small scaler/switcher that’s HDCP compliant — no matter the signal type! Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 80: Extron’s Three-Input Scaler/Switcher

Rants and rAVes – Episode 79: My Top Two Products from Day Two of DSE

As promised, here are the top-2 things I saw on Day-2 of the Digital Signage Expo. Listen and then watch the videos we shot of each product here: Perch RP Visual Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can or subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 79: My Top Two Products from Day Two of DSE

Rants and rAVes – Episode 78: Corning’s Gorilla Glass is Coming to DSE

Yesterday during the opening of the Digital Signage Expo here in Las Vegas, we recorded the keynote address delivered by Dr. Bocko of Corning. Corning is entering the ProAV market to help display manufacturers deliver better, stronger displays that was last longer using Gorilla Glass – the same kind of glass used on high-end smartphones. Having trouble listening to the podcast […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 78: Corning’s Gorilla Glass is Coming to DSE

Rants and rAVes – Episode 77: My Top Two Products from Day One of DSE

Listen to my podcast from Day One of the Digital Signage Expo here in Las Vegas. In this podcast I let you know the top two products I saw during my first day of the Digital Signage Expo – one is from a company you know well and the other is from a company of […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 77: My Top Two Products from Day One of DSE

Rants and rAVes – Episode 76: Bookmark our DSE Coverage

We are here in Vegas with our own booth on the show floor at the Digital Signage Expo. We are here covering the show live and I’d like for you to bookmark the page ravenowdse.com so you can follow along with our coverage. We have 6 reporters here and we’ll shoot a few hundred videos of all […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 76: Bookmark our DSE Coverage

Rants and rAVes – Episode 75: A Wi-Fi Thermostat and a $799 1080p Gaming Projector

Today I talk about two new products from Acer and Savant AV Systems – one’s a Wi-Fi thermostat and the other is a 1080p home theater projector aimed at the home gaming market. Story Links: Savant Calls Ube’s Bluff with Wi-Fi Thermostat  Acer Attacks Home Gaming Projector Market with $800 Projector Having trouble listening to the podcast on this […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 75: A Wi-Fi Thermostat and a $799 1080p Gaming Projector

Rants and rAVes – Episode 74: The DSE Party Hosted by Peerless-AV

I give you details on how to register for Peerless-AV’s DSE party next Wednesday night at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas. Listen and register as we’ll all be there covering the party too. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 74: The DSE Party Hosted by Peerless-AV

Rants and rAVes – Episode 73: All About rAVe

I talk about what we have going on at our website including our coverage of next week’s Digital Signage Expo. Link: rAVeNOWdse.com Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can or subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 73: All About rAVe

Rants and rAVes – Episode 72: The Digital Signage Expo

We have a team of reporters heading to Las Vegas at the end of the month to cover the Digital Signage Expo. DSE, as it is known, is the industry’s largest digital signage show covering not just hardware but also software and content providers. Here’s how to follow ourDSE coverage: Having trouble listening to the podcast on […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 72:  The Digital Signage Expo

Rants and rAVes – Episode 71: Mitsubishi Goes Laser

Mitsubishi’s newest introduction is laser-based DLP projectors and there are three different models. In this podcast, I tell you why these are important to the AV market. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 71: Mitsubishi Goes Laser

Rants and rAVes – Episode 70: The Best Podcast Ever

We don’t even want to tell you why… Just listen!! Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 70: The Best Podcast Ever

Rants and rAVes – Episode 69: It’s all about InfoComm 2013

It’s time to register for InfoComm 2013 as registration is now OPEN! Listen why: Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 69:  It’s all about InfoComm 2013

Rants and rAVes – Episode 68: CEDIA’s Lifestyle Awards

Want some great free PR for a home theater system you’ve either designed or integrated? Then listen in… Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 68: CEDIA’s Lifestyle Awards

Rants and rAVes – Episode 67: Christie’s Book of Shapes

One of the most unique marketing tools for a manufacturer has to be this new Book of Shapes from Christie. Listen to why: Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 67: Christie’s Book of Shapes

Rants and rAVes – Episode 66: ISE Day 3

I review the top-3 things I saw on day-3 of the Integrated Systems Europe Tradeshow in Amsterdam. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App   Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 66: ISE Day 3

Rants and rAVes – Episode 65: ISE 2013 Day 2 Observations

I review the top-3 things I saw on day-2 of the Integrated Systems Europe Tradeshow in Amsterdam. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 65: ISE 2013 Day 2 Observations

Rants and rAVes – Episode 64: ISE 2013 Day 1 Observations

I review the top-3 things I saw on day-1 of the Integrated Systems Europe Tradeshow in Amsterdam. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

Rants and rAVes – Episode 64: ISE 2013 Day 1 Observations

Rants and rAVes – Episode 63: Do You Do Webinars and Where’s ISE?

Do you watch and learn from the plethora or webinars now offered in AV? We want to know what you do and don’t like as we’ve gotta plan! And, it ain’t your father’s Webinar! And, today I discuss our ISE live podcast plans and where you can hear them. Take the rAVe survey and let us know! Having trouble listening to […]

Rants and rAVes – Episode 63: Do You Do Webinars and Where’s ISE?