Extron DTP3 T 202 EU/MK Sends HDMI, USB-C and Audio 100 Meters in EU and MK-Type Form Factor

Extron introduce the DTP3 T 202 EU/MK, a two-input wallplate transmitter for sending USB-C video, HDMI, audio and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CAT6A cable. It includes proven technologies for extending video signals with optimal image quality. This DTP3 transmitter supports 4K@60 (4:4:4) signals and is HDCP 2.3 compliant. To […]

Extron DTP3 T 202 EU/MK Sends HDMI, USB-C and Audio 100 Meters in EU and MK-Type Form Factor

Shure Microflex Wireless neXt 2 (MXW neXt 2) Microphone System is MS Teams Certified

Shure announced that the new Microflex Wireless neXt 2 (MXW neXt 2) Microphone System is certified for Microsoft Teams. This certification signifies the “seamless compatibility and reliable performance of the MXW neXt 2 with Microsoft Teams, providing users with exceptional audio quality in hybrid teaching and conferencing environments.” The MXW neXt 2 is an all-in-one […]

Shure Microflex Wireless neXt 2 (MXW neXt 2) Microphone System is MS Teams Certified

Sora Text-to-Video AI Changes the World: Artists Dread It, Producers Love It, Governments Both Fear and Embrace It

We all knew it was coming, but we didn’t expect it so soon. OpenAI, famous for its ChatGPT and Dall-E free-to-use AI system, unveiled a new text-to-video service to select researchers, beta testers, developers and policymakers. “Sora” generates up to one-minute videos from text prompts. You type in a sentence or two as a prompt […]

Sora Text-to-Video AI Changes the World: Artists Dread It, Producers Love It, Governments Both Fear and Embrace It

Barco ClickShare Now Provides Usage Insights Directly to Microsoft’s Teams Rooms Pro Management Portal

Barco entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft around Teams devices that will enable ClickShare devices to provide data that will be available through Microsoft’s Teams Rooms Pro Management Portal. As you likely know, the Barco ClickShare solution enables users to host calls from their own laptop with their preferred videoconferencing platform, using the audio […]

Barco ClickShare Now Provides Usage Insights Directly to Microsoft’s Teams Rooms Pro Management Portal

Sennheiser Invests $7.5 Million in sensiBel Microphone Company

Sennheiser is investing 7 Million Euros ($7.5 Million USD) in the Norwegian MEMS microphone company sensiBel. The company has developed optical MEMS microphones, the miniature microphones enable a new and improved experience in application areas such as consumer electronics, automotive, conferencing solutions and medical devices. Driven by this aim, the company says it is further expanding […]

Sennheiser Invests $7.5 Million in sensiBel Microphone Company

Jetbuilt Intros Portal

Jetbuilt announced Portal, a resource for real-time communication and information sharing between integrators and clients. Portal, which was unveiled at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2024, will further ignite “industry-wide collaboration among every industry professional,” according to the company. Jetbuilt’s Portal enables integrators to share pertinent information, such as project status, drawings and designs, equipment manuals […]

Jetbuilt Intros Portal

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

Welcome to my 24th annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! It’s been an honor to have written this for 24 straight years and even more of an honor for it to have so many thousands of readers annually — it’s almost always our most-read article of the year on rAVe [PUBS]. So, if you’re reading this right […]

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

What a show! I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2024 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. We amassed a cache of more than 2,100 videos, and we posted them all on our (beautiful) ISE microsite, which also includes photos, […]

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

Dark Matter Wins German Systems Integration Award

Not all Dark Matter is found in outer space. This Dark Matter can be found in an industrial area in southeast Berlin, Germany. In the pitch-black rooms of a former factory site, visitors embark on a journey through seven immersive rooms brought to life with elaborate light installations, kinetic elements, projection mapping and 3D sound. […]

Dark Matter Wins German Systems Integration Award

AVer Information Now Offers Cameras Compatible With Vivitek NovoConnect Ecosystem

AVer Information now offers cameras compatible with Vivitek’s NovoConnect ecosystem for an interactive wireless collaboration experience. NovoConnect allows users to integrate wireless sharing into any display in any type of room. It was created to allow large format display devices to have wireless collaboration and digital signage capabilities through any NovoConnect product. NovoDisplay and NovoTouch […]

AVer Information Now Offers Cameras Compatible With Vivitek NovoConnect Ecosystem

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 4 Thoughts

Wow. Wowowowowow. The show is officially over. We did it! Our final video count? 2,128. It’s been years since we shot this many videos and I am so impressed with how hard our team has worked to achieve such a feat. Let’s talk about ISE for a second, shall we? The show officially announced that […]

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 4 Thoughts

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 2 Thoughts

Hello, everyone! Welcome to ISE 2024 and therefore, your ISE 2024 Day Two Daily Raff article. I’ll be honest. Today, I mostly ran around the show floor (quite frequently between Halls 3 and 5) and GOOD LORD. Hall 3 was so packed, you couldn’t move. It was almost like a general admission concert. And maybe […]

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 2 Thoughts

ISE 2024 Keynote: Kicking Open All the Doors

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, I attended the first keynote of ISE 2024. This was extremely exciting and one of the first household names (since my time) I’ve seen give a keynote address at this show. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is a journalist turned documentary filmmaker turned big blockbuster director. I was so excited to hear about her […]

ISE 2024 Keynote: Kicking Open All the Doors

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 1 Thoughts

Hello, everyone! Welcome back to our ISE 2024 coverage and officially Day One of the show! What a first day it has been. I made sure to carve out some time to run around and grab some information on some newly released products, I interviewed executives at Shure, Xyte and Lenovo and I even met […]

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 1 Thoughts

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 0 Thoughts

Hi, everybody! Welcome to our ISE 2024 coverage and your first Daily Raff of the show. (If you are new here, Gary sends a show wrap-up newsletter each day called “The Daily Riff” and we named this blog series to match. Get it? Riff-Raff? Because that’s what Gary and I are? (Gary, if you’re reading […]

The Daily Raff: ISE 2024 Day 0 Thoughts

My Review of the Projection Mapping Show at Casa Batlló for ISE 2024

On Jan. 28, most of the rAVe team was spending their first full day in Barcelona, enjoying free time and exploring the city. We chose to end our day by visiting Casa Batlló, on the iconic Passeig de Gràcia avenue. A special event to mark the beginning of ISE 2024, there would be a projection […]

My Review of the Projection Mapping Show at Casa Batlló for ISE 2024

Disney Debuts HoloTile; a Game Changer in both VR and MR Gaming And Maybe Live Events Too!

Usually, Disney is very secretive with the new tech it develops but, in this case, it wants brands to make it better, faster and start integrating with it in real-life VR environments. It’s called HoloTile. So, here’s the scenario … You develop a VR or XR game — one where the players wear either a […]

Disney Debuts HoloTile; a Game Changer in both VR and MR Gaming And Maybe Live Events Too!

rAVe’s Guide to Educational Sessions at ISE 2024

Integrated Systems Europe 2024 is right around the corner, and there is no shortage of things to keep you entertained. Once you’re on the show floor for a while, though, you may find yourself eager to take a load off of your feet. Here is a quick list of educational sessions you should consider attending […]

rAVe’s Guide to Educational Sessions at ISE 2024

Barco Just Entered the UCC Video Bar Market with Two New Products

Barco just launched the ClickShare Bar, two different video bars for UCC applications in small and medium-sized meeting rooms. Both video bars integrate a ClickShare Conference (plus a wired USB-C input) with a camera, speakers, and mic array. The all-in-one video bar features noise suppression and acoustic echo cancellation for audio along with video speaker […]

Barco Just Entered the UCC Video Bar Market with Two New Products

NDI Announces Daniel Nergård as New President

NDI announced Daniel Nergård as the new president, who will drive the company’s continued expansion. As the community of users keeps growing and adopting NDI into more segments, Nergård will “lead the team to harness that growth and bring NDI to many more industry-leading companies, devices and software applications.” Nergård previously served as the chief […]

NDI Announces Daniel Nergård as New President

Here’s What AUO Will Do With Its LED Dome at ISE 2024

AUO Corporation (AUO) will showcase its LED Dome Display solution at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2024, stand 5K200. The spherical 3m immersive display features AUO LED (ALED) technology, which offers high brightness, high resolution, high dynamic range and a wide colour gamut for simulations and amusement applications. The technology has recently been deployed in several […]

Here’s What AUO Will Do With Its LED Dome at ISE 2024

DTEN Intros Small Meeting Space Solution That Works With Any Display

DTEN adds the new DTEN Bar and DTEN Mate, a “complete videoconferencing solution designed explicitly for small meeting spaces and for use with any display.” The Small Room Solution consists of the new DTEN Bar, an all-in-one videoconferencing solution paired with the DTEN Mate, the tabletop meeting controller. It delivers “advanced AI-powered audiovisuals, simplicity of […]

DTEN Intros Small Meeting Space Solution That Works With Any Display

Audio Industry Icon, Jerry Williams, Dies; Leaves Legacy in Williams AV

Gerald Ivar “Jerry” Williams, a pioneer in the field of assistive listening technology, passed away Nov. 30, 2023, at the age of 96. A native Minnesotan, Jerry’s journey into the world of electronics began during World War II when he enlisted in the Navy and served as an electronic technician’s mate aboard the USS Artemis. […]

Audio Industry Icon, Jerry Williams, Dies; Leaves Legacy in Williams AV

Renkus-Heinz Celebrates New Experience Center in The Hague

Renkus-Heinz announced the launch of an immersive Experience Center in the heart of Europe in The Hague, Netherlands. The Experience Center evinces an exciting new chapter for the company in Europe, providing a new way to connect directly with Dutch and European system integrators, consultants and distribution partners and let visitors experience the loudspeaker solutions […]

Renkus-Heinz Celebrates New Experience Center in The Hague

Optimism for Enterprise AV as Companies Seek to Strengthen Office Value

By Scarlett Woodford Futuresource Consulting As corporates continue to implement return-to-office mandates, next-generation collaboration technology will become a key component of the post-COVID office environment. A new report from Futuresource Consulting shows that corporate AV budgets were squeezed during 2022 and into 2023, and the situation was exacerbated by chipset price hikes and supply chain […]

Optimism for Enterprise AV as Companies Seek to Strengthen Office Value

Europe’s New AV Brand: Gather

There’s someone who is betting that lots of European companies need a new AV brand. The multibillion-dollar Econocom Group launches Gather, its new AV brand. As one of Europe’s leading tech providers, the publicly listed group announces Gather will create intelligent audiovisual, unified communications and information technology solutions from state-of-the-art collaboration spaces to smart digital […]

Europe’s New AV Brand: Gather

Epson Will Showcase Full Range of Projectors, Visual Communication Technology at ISE 2024

Epson will showcase its full range of projectors and visual communication technology on stand J100, Hall 3, in Barcelona from 30 January to 2 February 2024. Visitors to the Epson stand at ISE can experience Epson’s latest wonderful immersive projection feature – a giant umbrella that unfolds in a cascade of vivid technicolor in celebration […]

Epson Will Showcase Full Range of Projectors, Visual Communication Technology at ISE 2024

Leading Technologies Becomes Exclusive AtlasIED Distributor in Italy

AtlasIED announced a partnership with Leading Technologies to be the exclusive distributor for AtlasIED products and solutions in Italy. As part of the agreement, Leading Technologies will sell and distribute AtlasIED’s entire portfolio of products, including audio, security and mass notification technologies, for use across a wide range of markets. Based in Monza, Italy, Leading Technologies […]

Leading Technologies Becomes Exclusive AtlasIED Distributor in Italy

Snap One Announces Lineup for ISE 2024

Snap One, the industry-leading manufacturer of Smart Living solutions, today announced it will showcase at ISE 2024 its expanding ecosystem of business opportunities anchored by Control4 and the revenue-creating possibilities offered through OvrC remote monitoring and management. Integrators can demo a broad variety of Snap One control, AV, lighting, security, power management and networking solutions […]

Snap One Announces Lineup for ISE 2024

rAVe December 2023 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED

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! 

rAVe December 2023 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED

Behind the AV Lectern

While this article features two lectern companies, it’s really about all lecterns. The author has no commercial involvement with any of the companies mentioned in this article. There it is, always on stage. Standing on a podium for so long and so often, some of the users even call it a podium. But it’s not […]

Behind the AV Lectern

Sennheiser Announces New Components for EW-DX Mic System Are Now Shipping

Sennheiser has announced that new components of the EW-DX microphone system are shipping and available to customers. With initial components released last year, EW-DX “simplifies professional workflows by utilizing refined technologies to deliver a digital UHF system that can be scaled with ease.” Among the newly available products are a two-channel Dante receiver in a […]

Sennheiser Announces New Components for EW-DX Mic System Are Now Shipping