AmpliVox Sound Systems Intros Two New Lectern Models

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AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced two models of its lecterns with built-in digital display screens, giving the lectern plug-and-play visual meeting support for their message or brand. The lecterns are also great for instructional messages, such as COVID testing sites, security check-in, etc. The 43-inch display features 1920 x 1080 native resolution, and has an […]

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Almo E4v Roundup Part 2: Digital Signage, Public Health and COVID-19

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Earlier this year, Almo Professional A/V pioneered something amazing on behalf of the AV and IT distributor markets: a top-rate, digital version of its award-winning regional experience, E4. Yes, as was the case with pretty much all shows this year — with the exception of the last great live event of 2020, ISE Show — […]

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Marshall Electronics Intros New Rack Monitor With Four High-Resolution Screens

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Marshall Electronics’ new ML-454 Quad 4.5 inch Rack Monitor features four high-resolution screens in only two rack units, making it ideal for fly packs and broadcast trucks. It supports a range of inputs including HDMI, 3G-SDI and composite. Both SDI and composite inputs have active loop through with independent tallies and controls on each screen. […]

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AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation to Host D=SIGN: The Digital Signage Conference Dec. 8-9

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AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) will host D=SIGN: the Digital Signage Conference, powered by LAVNCH, Dec. 8-9, 2020. This free, virtual conference will explore the solutions, innovations and big ideas around digital signage and digital out-of-home (DOOH). Since registration opened on Oct. 22, more than 1,000 people […]

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VuWall Just Packaged Gary Kayye’s Digital Canvas Concept Inside Its VuTrex Platform

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VuWall announced VuTrex technology Wednesday — a solution to bridge AV, IT and IP systems to manage and control any visual content across any type of display or video wall. VuTrex is now embedded in each component of the VuWall ecosystem of products. Basically, this means that, no matter the source (AV or IP-based) it […]

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Crestron Releases New Line of On-Wall, Tabletop Touch Screens

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Crestron announced a new line of on-wall and tabletop “cloud-connected” Touch Screens for AV, UCC, lighting and building automation to be used in sports stadiums, command centers, classrooms, boardrooms, training rooms and more. The 70 Series on-wall and tabletop Touch Screens feature an industrial design with a thin bezel and black and white finishes. The […]

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22Miles’ TempDefend Thermal Screening Solution Now Available Via Elo Platform

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22Miles announced its integration with Elo as a recommended hardware solution for deployment with 22Miles TempDefend software. The combined solution including Elo I-Series touch-screen computers, Mounting Solutions, Temperature Sensor Pro, EloView — and 22Miles software brings plug-and-play, self-service thermal detection capabilities to a wide range of industries and applications, from enterprise and hospitality, to education […]

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5 Technology Opportunities for AV/IT — Trends from SYNNEX Top Tech Day

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Did you catch SYNNEX’s latest LAVNCH event, Top Tech Day, this Wednesday? Yes or no, we tuned into all the live sessions to bring you this story on the technology opportunities, products and solutions of 2020, 2021 and beyond. Among Top Tech Day’s presenters, moderators and panelists included SYNNEX Vice President of Product Management Sandi […]

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Almo Pro A/V to (Virtually) Host Fall 2020 E4 Evolution Oct. 27-29

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Next week, Almo Professional A/V is hosting the fall 2020 E4 Evolution (E4v), it’s highly successful virtual program that provides live online education and expert insight on topics resellers and integrators need to evolve and thrive. Part of the award-winning E4 Experience platform, all E4v sessions are first-run and led by the industry’s most sought-after […]

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Visix Releases New Version of AxisTV Signage Suite Software

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Visix has released version 1.38 of its AxisTV Signage Suite digital signage software. This latest update includes a new template designer in the browser-based CMS, as well as an HTML5 message playlist viewer that’s designed to help communicators better reach remote employees, students and staff. The new HTML5 viewer lets clients publish their digital signage […]

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LG Electronics’ XE4F Now an HDBaseT-Enabled Outdoor Digital Signage Display

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LG Electronics’ XE4F is now an HDBaseT-enabled outdoor digital signage display for all outdoor applications. LG, a co-founder of the HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry association tasked with promoting and advancing the HDBaseT standard. The LG XE4F provides a range of features to customers, including a slim and robust design, upgraded brightness even under strong and […]

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Visionary Intros MV4 Multiviewer Solution

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Visionary just announced the MV4 IP Multiviewer, a multiwindowing solution for monitoring or displaying multiple sources simultaneously. The MV4 IP Multiviewer can mix and match input resolutions, scale any video input up to 4K UHD and route to any input window to combine up to four sources in a single 4K image. Designed for small […]

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Barix’s IP Former Transforms Analog Loudspeakers Into Networked IP Speakers

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Barix is now shipping its IP Former for transforming analog loudspeakers into networked IP speakers. Enabling upgrades of existing audio deployments to support advanced IP functionality, the new module lets systems integrators and installers offer customers a digital audio environment using their current speakers. Replacing the 70/100-volt transformer traditionally used with analog loudspeakers, IP Former […]

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Moments that Matter — a DPAA Video Everywhere Summit Recap

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A quick introduction to my DPAA introduction: I knew a bit about the association before my time in the AV industry; I started working in advertising in New York City in 2013. Seven-ish years in ad agencies later (I worked here, then here, and now here), working mostly in digital media with some print mixed […]

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Creativity and Disruptivity During COVID-19 — A DPAA Video Everywhere Summit Recap

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Hello everyone — I am your host for today’s recap of the DPAA Video Everywhere Summit. If you joined us last time, you’ll see that the event, was, in fact, virtual this year. And it was hosted on rAVe’s own LAVNCH platform! Exciting! If you’re not familiar, DPAA is the global trade marketing association that […]

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SNA Displays Supplies Indoor Digital Displays for Bradley University

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SNA Displays provided three indoor digital displays for Bradley University’s newly developed Business and Engineering Convergence Center (BECC) in Peoria, Illinois. Management and installation of each of the new LED screens was coordinated by Conference Technologies, a provider of audiovisual, information technology and communications services. The BECC offers 270,000 square feet of academic space, featuring […]

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BenQ Now Shipping RP02 Series Interactive Flat Panels

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BenQ is now shipping its new RP02 Series interactive flat panels (IFPs), designed for in-person and remote collaborative meetings. The cloud-enabled RP02 Series IFPs feature cloud whiteboarding for Windows and Android, a new user interface and annotation tools, mobile interactivity, duo screen and signage messaging capabilities. The 4K UHD IFP series is available in three […]

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Mood Media Joins DPAA

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DPAA announced today, the third and final day of its annual Video Everywhere Summit, that Mood Media has joined the association. Mood Media, headquartered in Austin, Texas, is an on-premise and connected media solutions company dedicated to elevating the customer experience. The company provides in-store media solutions that help businesses connect with their customers, enhance […]

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Shuttle Expands Product Range With All-in-One Player and Digital Signage Display

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Shuttle has expanded its product range to include an all-in-one player and vertically-oriented digital signage display with an elongated bar-type format. The D230 is a turnkey signage player has been designed specifically for shelf advertising in retail stores. An integrated camera allows target-group-specific content to be played using biometric recognition. The bright 23.1-inch screen can […]

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National CineMedia’s New NCM/DOOH Group Joins DPAA

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DPAA announced at its annual Video Everywhere Summit that National CineMedia (NCM)’s new NCM/DOOH group has joined the association. Colorado-based National CineMedia (NCM) is the largest cinema advertising network in the U.S., with 20,900 movie screens in more than 1,700 theaters across 190 designated market areas (DMAs), including each of the top 50. NCM Digital […]

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Three Reasons Free Isn’t the Answer

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Unfortunately, we’ve hit the second wave of COVID-19. Here’s wishing you, your families and your colleagues are safe and healthy. I like the clarity that comes with hindsight. Now’s a great time to look back at some of the business strategies we either initiated (or considered initiating) way back at the beginning of the pandemic. […]

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September: An Interesting Month for Trade Shows

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In case you were not paying attention during the month of September, a few news stories broke regarding industry trade shows: Sept. 16 — ISE announced it was moving from February to June for 2021. Soon after Sept. 16 — InfoComm announced it was keeping its previously planned June dates. Sept. 21 — DSE announces […]

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Meaningful Engagement During a Pandemic — a DPAA Video Everywhere Summit Recap

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Every year, the DPAA, or Digital Place Based Advertising Association, hosts an event called the Video Everywhere Summit. The event is traditionally held in New York City, positioned as “the largest one-day omnichannel marketing event of the year.” It usually, impressively, includes big household names — last year, it was Adidas, Deloitte, IBM, HP and […]

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Peerless-AV Recognized With Environmental Management System Implementation and Certification

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Peerless-AV has been recognized with the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System (EMS) implementation and certification. ISO 14001:2015 helps organizations achieve the intended outcomes of its EMS to: Protect the Environment and achieve established environmental objectives to reduce harm, pollution and emergency accidents while preventing adverse impact from materials and resources used in daily activities. Enhance […]

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Videotel Digital Adds Infrared Buttons to Its Touchless Interactive Products

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Videotel Digital has now added Infrared “Touchless” Buttons to its full array of touchless interactive products. Because today’s consumers are now reluctant to interact with public-facing surfaces, Videotel Digital offers a choice of touchless alternatives that allow customers to continue to interact with no fear of contamination. Videotel’s MOVE, SENSE, WAVE, TAP and QR give […]

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How Resellers Can Price Digital Signage

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM MVIX DIGITAL SIGNAGE By Lillyan Wamaitha Mvix Digital Signage Digital signage presents a multitude of opportunities for AV integrators and other managed service providers. From financial institutions and corporate offices to educational institutions, health care, manufacturing, cinemas, restaurants, retail stores, transport, car dealerships, fitness centers and salons — the […]

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DPAA Launches Ad Campaign to Support DOOH Advertising

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DPAA will announce tomorrow at its annual Video Everywhere Summit that it is launching an ad campaign to support digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising. The campaign breaks tomorrow and was developed by DPAA in conjunction with legendary advertising creative executive Jon Bond and the independent ad agency, Madwell, with sponsorship support from Ubimo, the location intelligence […]

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DSF AND AVIXA Just Made Sure Digital Signage Will Be Fastest Growing Segment of AV in 2021

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AVIXA has partnered with the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) to bring digital signage education content to the association’s trade shows and events. AVIXA will announce details later this month on events where DSF will bring its content. The Digital Signage Federation is a not-for-profit organization that supports digital signage professionals through education, certification, networking and […]

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SignageOS Now Supports W3C Open Standard SMIL

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SignageOS expands the unification technology platform to support the W3C open standard, SMIL, for content distribution to any digital signage System-on-a-Chip display or media player. signageOS partners can now utilize signageOS and SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language) as an accelerated, cost-effective route to application development, content deployment, and remote management for any digital signage hardware. […]

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Philips Professional Display Solutions Announces Release Dates for Fall 2020 Products

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Philips Professional Display Solutions (Philips PDS) announced release dates for its fall 2020 product lines. Here’s a sneak peek at four of the new products coming to market in Q4. Models from each of these lines are Crestron Connected Version 2 certified, enabling an increase in capabilities of an already robust product offering: X-line: The […]

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Planar Introduces New Lifetime Limited Warranty Program

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Planar introduced the Planar EverCare Lifetime Limited Warranty, a program designed to provide confidence in its LED video wall purchase while reducing their lifetime cost-of-ownership. Included with Planar TVF Series and Planar TVF Complete LED video walls deployed in North America, Planar EverCare is unique in terms of its comprehensiveness and duration of coverage. Planar […]

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BrightSign and NEC Display Solutions Partner for Large-Format Displays With Digital Signage Capability

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BrightSign and NEC Display Solutions have collaborated to deliver a family of large-format displays with integrated digital signage capabilities. The full range of NEC MultiSync V Series large format displays are now available with the BrightSign OPS digital signage media player included. The new NEC/BrightSign combination makes it possible to deliver relevant, targeted digital content […]

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