Join Us For rePLAY InfoComm 2024

Get ready to rePLAY InfoComm 2024 on Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, with rAVe  [PUBS]’s Steph Beckett and LAVNCH [CODE]’s Megan A. Dutta! “What happened in Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas after InfoComm 2024 — we got it all on video,” exclaimed Beckett. “Join us as we rePLAY our favorite partner, product and […]

Join Us For rePLAY InfoComm 2024

Xilica and Yamaha Partner for UCC Bundle

Xilica and Yamaha Unified Communications say the brands have partnered designed to simplify the installation of ceiling audio systems in medium and large collaboration spaces. The joint room solution focusses on integration between the Xilica ecosystem of processors, speakers and control, and Yamaha’s ADECIA RM-CG ceiling-mounted beamforming microphone array, which provides coverage for rooms up […]

Xilica and Yamaha Partner for UCC Bundle

ClearOne Debuts DIALOG 20 USB Presenter and Shared Audience Mic

ClearOne announced DIALOG 20 USB microphone for hybrid meetings that require a dedicated presenter microphone and a shared audience microphone with simultaneous sound reinforcement, such as any type of hybrid training or presentation session. The DIALOG 20 USB works in spaces up to 2500 square feet. ClearOne says there are lower cost two-channel wireless microphones […]

ClearOne Debuts DIALOG 20 USB Presenter and Shared Audience Mic

PPDS Takes Aim at Education With New Monitors, Collaboration Boards and Software Tools

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) launched a suite of K-12 and higher-ed applications and products today. Available in 65”, 75” and 86” sizes across both model variants, the new Philips Collaboration Series for education  features “a tailored design with the latest advances in educational software delivering unrivalled levels of engagement and inclusivity inside any learning […]

PPDS Takes Aim at Education With New Monitors, Collaboration Boards and Software Tools

THE rAVe Agency Launches THE rAVe Esports Show with Bubba Gaeddert

THE rAVe Agency announced THE rAVe Esports Show with Bubba Gaeddert, the audiovisual industry’s first and only esports show. The live-streamed show is the first and third Thursday of each month at 12 p.m. Eastern Time, in USA. THE rAVe Esports Show will feature gamers, tech experts, esports venue designers, esports technologists, futurists and more, […]

THE rAVe Agency Launches THE rAVe Esports Show with Bubba Gaeddert

New PlenumVault Direct View System From Extron Is Now Shipping

Extron announced that its new PlenumVault Direct View System is now shipping. This system is designed to maximize flat panel displays in educational spaces. Whether your classroom is used for in-person, hybrid, or remote learning, PlenumVault Direct View provides students and instructors with an intuitive user interface and unsurpassed audio and video quality that create […]

New PlenumVault Direct View System From Extron Is Now Shipping

Rocket League Hosts Annual Esports Championship

The 12th season of the annual Rocket League esports Championship took place in August 2023 at Düsseldorf’s PSD Bank Dome. The eagerly awaited tournament marked its biggest season yet, with a huge $6,000,000 in prize money up for grabs to some of the most reputable esports teams in the world. A truly spectacular and all-encompassing […]

Rocket League Hosts Annual Esports Championship

Registration Now Open for LAVNCH WEEK 9

It’s official—registration is now open for LAVNCH WEEK 9, the industry’s flagship virtual event for ProAV, UCC, digital signage and EdTech practitioners! The event will take place on the LAVNCH platform March 18-24, 2024. “We’re thrilled to be returning with what will be another successful LAVNCH WEEK,” said Gary Kayye, founder of rAVe [PUBS] and LAVNCH WEEK 9 […]

Registration Now Open for LAVNCH WEEK 9

Webinar | The Future of Hybrid, HyFlex and Online Learning is All About AV

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. UCC platforms like Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Meet have revolutionized classrooms and meetings. But what about meeting equity? To not consider designing HyFlex spaces, those who join future meetings and classes remotely will feel unequal. They may not participate and could, eventually, […]

Webinar | The Future of Hybrid, HyFlex and Online Learning is All About AV

Webinar | From Retail to Restaurants to Restrooms — The AV in DS

Digital Signage has always been linked to the advertising market – replacing menu boards, static signs in airports, bus stops and even delivering messages to captive audiences in bathrooms. But, signage is now driving EV charging stations, wayfinding in grocery stores following COVID-19, managing capacities in retail stores, driving experiential events in malls, on campuses […]

Webinar | From Retail to Restaurants to Restrooms — The AV in DS

Webinar | How Virtual Mic and Mic-Array Technologies Revolutionize Meeting Rooms and Classrooms

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Microphones in meeting rooms and classrooms are not new. And it’s always been easy to mic one presenter (unless the battery died on you). But what about when you need to mic five, or even 50, people in the same room? That was […]

Webinar | How Virtual Mic and Mic-Array Technologies Revolutionize Meeting Rooms and Classrooms

Webinar | The Future of Events Hybrid, In-Person, VR & More

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. The Future of Events Is #Live and #Hybrid — Here’s What to Do Projection mapping, trade shows, roadshows, experiential marketing and events were some of the fastest-growing parts of AV, while 2020 was predicted, by all accounts, to be the biggest year in […]

Webinar | The Future of Events Hybrid, In-Person, VR & More

Webinar | The State of AV in Education

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Once just a proof of concept, hybrid and hyflex classrooms are now in high demand as universities worldwide look to implement solutions. The college classroom or lecture hall is no longer a confined space within four walls. Every classroom needs hybrid capabilities, while […]

Webinar | The State of AV in Education

Webinar | State of the Collaboration Market

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Collaboration technology is, all of a sudden, everywhere. Once relegated to the meeting room or maybe huddle spaces, it’s now allowing digital signage displays to become wireless sharing monitors. Collaboration technology is making it possible to implement IoT and analytics for both meeting […]

Webinar | State of the Collaboration Market

Webinar | Integrating AV Systems to Accommodate Gen Z and Millennials

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. We’ve been living in a tech-renaissance of the AV classroom, boardroom and meeting room for 25+ years. More than two decades in, our industry is designing and installing, for the most part, the exact same way. Sure, the technology and products have changed […]

Webinar | Integrating AV Systems to Accommodate Gen Z and Millennials

Webinar | State of the Display Market

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Just five years ago, LED wasn’t considered a serious contender to projection. Now, LED is considered in applications that used to be exclusively projection and LED is taking business away from the 75″ and 84″ LCDs too! All while the projection is actually […]

Webinar | State of the Display Market

Webinar | Kayye’s Krystal Ball 2021

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. 2021 is NOT going to be like 2020. Or is it?  For the past 20 years, Gary Kayye, founder of THE rAVe Agency and rAVePubs.com, has written the industry’s go-to piece for predicting how the upcoming year will evolve. Every year, Gary asks: […]

Webinar | Kayye’s Krystal Ball 2021

Webinar | The Digital Signage Webinar by Gary Kayye

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. What’s the state of the Digital Signage industry? Well, in case you didn’t know, the digital signage market is going through a renaissance – some due to COIVD and some due to new tech. And, if you’re not in digital signage, you should […]

Webinar | The Digital Signage Webinar by Gary Kayye

Webinar | 4K No Myths, No Exaggerations – Just the Facts

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. The AV Industry is riddled with misinformation about 4K including exaggerated specs, compatibility and performance. Meanwhile, AV integrators are left to sort out what’s real 4K or simulated 4K, only to be left vulnerable to making serious mistakes. Gary Kayye is an expert […]

Webinar | 4K No Myths, No Exaggerations – Just the Facts

Webinar | The State of AV in Education

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. No other segment of the AV market was affected by COVID-19 more than education. One could argue that corporate AV took the greatest hit from the pandemic, but AV in education was thrust into survival mode over the past five months. First, being […]

Webinar | The State of AV in Education

Webinar | The Only Unbiased Explanation of AV-over-IP

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Nearly everyone out there is lying to you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy, it’s not lossless compression and it’s not going to happen overnight. But, it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is NO STANDARD that everyone has adopted for sending […]

Webinar | The Only Unbiased Explanation of AV-over-IP

Webinar | Gary Kayye’s Best New Products and Tech of 2020 (so far)

**Note: CTS RU credit is only available for LIVE attendees. Although we didn’t have a physical InfoComm this year, we had a virtual one; InfoComm Connected. And, 50+ AV manufacturers have also held their own “virtual shows” focused on launching new products since April. So, the AV industry is filled with new tech, new gear […]

Webinar | Gary Kayye’s Best New Products and Tech of 2020 (so far)

Webinar | The Ultimate Reality Check AV over IP

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Are you confused about the plethora of AV-over-IP options out there? You should be. The AV-over-IP market is saturated with lies, hype, over-promising and under-delivering technology. Most of it is point-to-point, not actually IP-based, and some of it just sucks. Now that AV-over-IP […]

Webinar | The Ultimate Reality Check AV over IP

Webinar | Audio Tech in Meeting and Conference Rooms

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Nothing in the world has gained the ProAV and UCC markets more attention than what Zoom did to help the world adapt during the new coronavirus shutdown. Zoom went from delivering an average of just under 10 million video calls per day to […]

Webinar | Audio Tech in Meeting and Conference Rooms

Webinar | UCC: Bring Your Own Meeting vs Room Based Meetings, Collaboration Spaces

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Do you design, sell or use UCC-based collaboration systems like Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams or BlueJeans? Do you prefer one ecosystem over the other, or are you tired of interoperability problems? Are you thankful for Zoom’s simplicity and frustrated by Microsoft’s inability to […]

Webinar | UCC: Bring Your Own Meeting vs Room Based Meetings, Collaboration Spaces

Webinar | 4K No Myths, No Exaggerations – Just the Facts

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. The AV Industry is riddled with misinformation about 4K including exaggerated specs, compatibility and performance. Meanwhile, AV integrators are left to sort out what’s real 4K or simulated 4K, only to be left vulnerable to making serious mistakes. Gary Kayye is an expert […]

Webinar | 4K No Myths, No Exaggerations – Just the Facts

Webinar | The Only Unbiased Explanation of AV over IP

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Nearly everyone out there is lying to you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy, it’s not lossless compression and it’s not going to happen overnight. But, it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is NO STANDARD that everyone has adopted for sending […]

Webinar | The Only Unbiased Explanation of AV over IP

Webinar | HOW TO Esports – Part 1

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Esports is giant — did you know that? I realize most of us look at gaming as something that teenagers do in their basements instead of studying but, did you know that universities like Ohio State, Florida, the University of Missouri, Penn, Miami […]

Webinar |  HOW TO Esports – Part 1

Webinar | The Exclusive Best UCC Webinar Ever

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Do you design, sell or use UCC-based collaboration systems like Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams or BlueJeans? Do you prefer one ecosystem over the other, or are you tired of interoperability problems? Are you thankful for Zoom’s simplicity and frustrated by Microsoft’s inability to […]

Webinar | The Exclusive Best UCC Webinar Ever

Webinar | Gary Kayye’s Top 10 at ISE 2020

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Every year, Gary likes to release a top 10 list of his favorite things that he has seen at Integrated Systems Europe. In collaboration with Almo Pro A/V and Barco, Gary hosted a webinar in which he expanded on just that. He also […]

Webinar | Gary Kayye’s Top 10 at ISE 2020

Webinar | Kayye’s Krystal Ball 2020

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. This is the one webinar you DO NOT want to miss. Gary Kayye’s annual Krystal Ball series, now in its 20th year, is one of the most-read news articles in AV every year. Why? Well, he’s usually right – like 90+ percent of […]

Webinar | Kayye’s Krystal Ball 2020

Webinar | The Only Unbiased Explanation of AV over IP

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. A lot of people are lying to you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy. It’s not lossless compression. And it’s not going to happen overnight. But it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is currently NO adopted standard for sending AV signals (video, audio, […]

Webinar | The Only Unbiased Explanation of AV over IP