BrightSign Updates To Improve Control and Remote Management


BrightSign announced updates to, the company’s cloud-based digital signage network management platform. The updates improve workflow in two primary areas: player setup and player control and remote management. streamlines media player setup with simple on-screen instructions for player activation and provisioning for any number of players simultaneously. includes a free subscription […]

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Embed Signage Kick Starts Climate Positive Action Plan


The U.K.-based digital signage software company, embed signage, has put in place a “Climate Positive” action plan with immediate effect that’ll see the company make regular contributions for its workforce and to correlate business operations to the planting of trees + CO2 reduction with Ecologi. Embed has outlined its commitment, which includes: For every license […]

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LG Finally Enters UCC Market With New Interactive Displays and Wireless Sharing Tech


LG Business Solutions USA announced the LG One: Quick series of conferencing and collaboration solutions LCDs. The series includes the 55-inch all-in-one LG One:Quick Works videoconferencing display (model 55CT5WJ), a 43-inch LG One:Quick Flex touch display (model 43HT3WJ) and the LG One:Quick Share (model SC-00DA) wireless presentation system. The presentation system plugs into the USB […]

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IBC 2021 in Amsterdam Is Canceled, but It Would Be a Bad Idea to Even Consider Canceling ISE Yet


The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), the annual global show aimed at broadcasters and content creators of TV and radio programming, has canceled its planned Dec. 3-6 trade show. The show, which usually draws over 50,000 attendees and another 5000 exhibitors, issued a statement yesterday that cited the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in the Netherlands specifically. Starting in […]

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Almo Pro A/V Announces Details for Hybrid E4 Experience


Almo Professional A/V, the Pro A/V industry’s most dynamic distributor, today announced more details surrounding its first Hybrid E4 Experience, taking place in Dallas on Nov. 30, 2021. E4 Dallas marks the first time that Almo is combining the regional, in-person educational and product showcase format of an E4 Experience with its virtual E4 Evolution (E4v) into a […]

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Avalue Announces ARC Series Ruggedized Touch Monitors


Avalue Technology Inc., a global industrial PC solution provider, announced its ARC series of ruggedized touch monitors available in 12.1”, 15” and 17” screen sizes with 4:3 square ratio, and 10.1”, 15.6” and 21.5” screen sizes with a widescreen 16:9 ratio, offering a wide variety of sizes, brightness and resolution options. All monitors feature front […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions‘ ActiveScene Now Runs on XOGO Media Player


Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced Thursday that ActiveScene, its AV solution that transforms existing glass walls into dynamic digital signage, can now run on the XOGO media player. “We are proud to work with XOGO to make ActiveScene more accessible to users, and XOGO makes content management as easy as can be,” said Rich McPherson […]

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Digital Signage Federation To Join DSE 2022 Conference as Industry Association Partner


Questex’s Digital Signage Experience 2022 (aka: the DSE Show) announced the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) will join the conference as an Industry Association partner. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022, in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. DSF is a not-for-profit independent voice of the digital signage industry. Since its inception in 2010, […]

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ISE 2022 Redesigns Show Floor With Six New Technology Zones


Exhibitors are signing up to take part in ISE 2022! Over 700 exhibitors have already committed, including bellwether brands Barco, Crestron, KNX, Kramer, LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony — to name just a few! The show floor has been redesigned and will also feature a brand-new Discovery Zone, highlighting 40 new companies exhibiting for the […]

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Valuable Updates to Digital Signage Service Systems and the Popularity of Hands-On Trainings


By Sophie Gustafson Almo Pro A/V In the age of the growing hybrid workspace, the ProAV industry is responsible for more than just product fulfillment. Digital content services, specifically for media player technology, have become increasingly popular and necessary for user success, facilitated by company-offered installations and trainings. Historically, digital content services have often existed […]

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Absen Now Shipping Clear Cobalt Series of MicroLED Displays First Introduced at InfoComm 2021


Absen is already shipping the new Clear Cobalt (CL) Series or miniLED products. These were introduced live with rAVe during InfoComm 2021. Here’s a video covering the series: The Clear Cobalt Series (CL Series) supports 2K/4K/8K applications and is designed for control rooms, corporate lobbies, TV studios, large conference rooms and luxury homes. Features of […]

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C2G Now Shipping the Performance Series Ultra High Speed HDMI Cables With Ethernet


C2G announced that the Performance Series Ultra High Speed HDMI cables with Ethernet are now shipping. Offering up to 48Gbps (yes, that means you can do full 4K uncompressed), the cables support all HDMI 2.1 features, including uncompressed 8K at 60Hz and 4K at 120Hz, dynamic HDR and eARC. C2G’s Performance Series cables support dynamic HDR […]

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Epson Laser Projectors Turns Audio Into Light at Arizona Art Experience Exhibit


Scottsdale Public Art’s annual art experience, Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light, will once again light up the city of Scottsdale, Arizona, on Nov. 5-14, 2021. MASARY Studios’ art installation “Say What You Will” (SWYW) transforms voices into art to illuminate the Scottsdale Waterfront with their enchanting, large-scale projection mapping installation leveraging Epson laser […]

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Video Window’s pOrtal Opens a New Kind of Doorway Thanks to Benediktas Gylys Foundation Partnership


Video Window announced pOrtal, an 11-ton outdoor video art installation designed to unite people across time and space, thanks to a new partnership with the Benediktas Gylys Foundation. Video Window powers pOrtal’s 24/7 connection between residents of two European cities, who can see and interact with each other via a live broadcast. Collaboration Squared, makers […]

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PPDS’ 4K X-Line Videowall Displays Redefine the Shopping Experience in Warsaw Store


PPDS recently announced 110 of its advanced 4K Philips X-Line Videowall displays have been selected and installed inside the new futuristic new Modivo store in Warsaw the world’s first fully automated “phygital” retail store. Opened in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Modivo store (the first under the Modivo brand) has been designed to […]

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3Dot Technologies Signs Distribution Agreement With LianTronics


3Dot Technologies announced it has signed an agreement with LianTronics to distribute commercial Direct View LED displays (dvLEDs) in North America. The lineup of LianTronics products will include Metago HD Solution Bundles, Indoor Fine Pitch products, Indoor / Outdoor Digital Signage and others in the Rental product categories. 3Dot Technologies provides end-to-end display wall solutions utilizing a […]

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SDVoE Alliance Announces Debut of SDVoE LIVE! Season 2


  The SDVoE Alliance announced the Nov. 2 debut of SDVoE LIVE!, season 2. The 30-minute shows are scheduled for every other Tuesday and will be hosted by SDVoE Alliance president Justin Kennington from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and co-host Matt Dodd, SDVoE Alliance head of education from Tiverton, UK. Thought leaders from throughout the ProAV industry will join […]

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Sharp NEC Display Launches Two New C Series Displays, MultiSync C750Q and C860Q


Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced the launch of two new C series large format displays, MultiSync C750Q and C860Q. The new displays are ideal for digital signage and presentations in corporate, retail or educational settings. The NEC large C series displays are UHD native 3840 x 2160 resolution and HDR and have a contemporary mechanical […]

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Extron Introduces IPL EXP PDU4H Control System Power Expansion Interface for Centralized Power Management


Extron introduced the IPL EXP PDU4H control system power expansion interface designed to provide centralized power management for small and medium-sized AV systems. It delivers the ability to control individual AC outputs remotely and allows for aggregate current sensing. The IPL EXP PDU4H is Ethernet enabled and features four AC outputs, four manual control ports and a […]

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AVI-SPL Enters Experiential Advertising Market With New XTG Team


AVI-SPL announced the debut of XTG (Experience Technology Group), a new business unit specializing in experiential technology design, integration, installation and support. The unit will work in partnership with an ecosystem of architects, experience designers, brand agencies, fabricators, consultants and technology vendors. We here at rAVe think this is an excellent move in the right direction for […]

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Media Artist Refik Anadol To Keynote DSE Show in March 2022


Questex’s Digital Signage Experience 2022 (DSE) announced that Refik Anadol, media artist, director and pioneer in aesthetics of data machine intelligence, will keynote the event. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022, in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Anadol owns and operates Refik Anadol Studio and RAS LAB, the Studio’s research practice centered around discovering and developing […]

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Use Cases for Digital Signage During and Post-Pandemic


One of the many challenges of this pandemic is not knowing how people will react to different environments in an office, building lobby, hotel, mall, retail store, an arena/stadium, a train, a plane or even outside. If you are fully vaccinated, wearing a mask and inside a fully ventilated area (or outside), should you still […]

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Voting for the 10th Annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards Is Open!


Voting for the 2021 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards is now closed as of Nov. 3, 2021 at 5 p.m. EDT. Winners will be announced Nov. 4 during rePLAY 2021. We’ve counted up the nominations for our annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards, and here are your finalists! But your work here is not done, readers — […]

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rp Visual Solutions Introduces Wallmate T-Up Panel Display Mount


rp Visual Solutions added the Wallmate T-Up to its line of panel display mounts. The T-Up is designed to simplify on-wall mounting of 75- to 100-inch heavyweight panel displays.  The T-Up system is part of the company’s plan to create products for the installation of displays and additional peripherals such as video receivers, signage players or UC […]

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Planar Announces MicroPalooza 2021 Tour Dates and Featured Products


Planar announced the MicroPalooza 2021 Tour, a six-city U.S. product tour presenting the company’s newest display solutions. Running November through mid-December, the showroom event series will highlight the company’s recently released LED and LCD display solutions, headlined by the premium Planar DirectLight Ultra Series with MicroLED technology. The tour will start in Denver and end in Los Angeles. […]

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Kramer Electronics Partners With Zignage for Emergency Notification Alert Solution


Kramer Electronics has partnered with Zignage to market an emergency notification solution integrating with the Kramer VIA and Kramer Control platforms. The solution is designed to manage hybrid campuses and workplaces and to escalate alerts in all existing and new displays used for content sharing. It can be integrated with any established emergency management system and enables the […]

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PPDS Appoints Vince Schuster as Commercial Vice President of Professional Displays North America


PPDS announced the appointment of Vince Schuster as its new commercial vice president of Professional Displays North America. With a career spanning more than 25 years, Vince brings invaluable additional industry knowledge and experience to the PPDS team in North America, as well as the wider global company. Vince has a proven track record for driving increased revenue, […]

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Part 4: Simple Expectations of InfoComm 2021 — Just Relax


In Part 1 of my “Simple Expectations of InfoComm 2021” series of blogs, I explained some of the elements of how InfoComm 2021 will be like no other InfoComm we’ve had in history — for OBVIOUS reasons. In part 2, I explained why showing only one product in your booth is critical to success at InfoComm […]

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Graham Partners’ Investment Theme Program Invests in Brightsign’s Digital Growth Initiative


BrightSign announced that Graham Partners has made a significant investment in the company. Graham Partners is a private investment firm targeting technology-driven manufacturing companies. The investment is expected to fuel BrightSign’s growth initiatives to continue providing digital experiences for a variety of markets, including retail, healthcare, education, attractions, stadiums, transportation and others. BrightSign was sourced […]

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Sony Electronics Releases Two New Mid-Range 3LCD Laser Models, VPL-FHZ85 and VPL-FHZ80


Sony Electronics recently released its two newest WUXGA 3LCD laser projectors, the VPL-FHZ85 and VPL-FHZ80. The new projectors combine installation flexibility and updated operational capabilities for a wide range of corporate, education, faith and esports applications. The new projectors are planned to be available in January 2022. The VPL-FHZ85 offers 7,300 lumens (8,000 lumens center) and the VPL-FHZ80 offers 6,000 […]

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Scalable Display Technologies Releases Software Version 8.0 With New Integration and Calibration Features


Scalable Display Technologies announced a new software update, version 8.0, with new integration and features to simplify edge-blending and projection mapping. Scalable will showcase 8.0 at InfoComm 2021 in Orlando, Florida, on Oct. 27-29, 2021. Scalable’s latest software update is available with new features for Scalable Desktop, a simple blending solution for scaling with Windows; Scalable Panel […]

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