Sony Debuts New C-Series, B-Series Crystal LEDs

Sony Electronics just debuted two new Crystal LEDs in the form of the C-series (ZRD-C12A/C15A) with high contrast and B-series (ZRD-B12A/B15A) with high brightness. Both new displays are available in two pixel pitch sizes (P1.26-millimeter and P1.58-millimeter) for different installation needs and expand the lineup of Sony’s Crystal LED for various applications including corporate showrooms, […]

Sony Debuts New C-Series, B-Series Crystal LEDs

My New Year’s Resolution Is to Obtain a CTS Certification. Come Study With Steph!

It’s that time of year again where everyone makes ridiculous resolutions they probably won’t keep. Instead of doing all that this year, I wanted to make a resolution that would be achievable — no matter how hard it seems. So, I am studying to get my CTS! To keep me accountable, my co-workers at rAVe […]

My New Year’s Resolution Is to Obtain a CTS Certification. Come Study With Steph!

The Top 10 Stories of 2020

2020 sucked! So, now that we got that out of the way, let’s review the top 10 AV, UCC and Digital Signage stories, according to data, in 2020! The top story of 2020 was the the acquisition of Whitlock by AVI-SPL. Marketed as a merger, this didn’t appear to be one in hindsight. Whitlock is now […]

The Top 10 Stories of 2020

Carousel Digital Signage Helps TriOak Foods Create New Communications Program

Carousel Digital Signage has introduced a Midwest food and grain production company to the benefits of digital signage as a reliable and efficient corporate communications platform, helping TriOak Foods create a consistent and compelling communications program that has captivated employees company-wide. The Iowa-based pork producer, feed manufacturer and grain marketer deployed its Carousel Cloud network […]

Carousel Digital Signage Helps TriOak Foods Create New Communications Program

Ideum’s Interactive Tables Get a Significant Upgrade With Zytronic’s ZyBrid Sensor

Zytronic announced its patented multitouch projected capacitive technology (MPCT) has been selected by the designer of creative public installations, Ideum, for its next-generation Pano Duo 49” interactive touch table. One of the first deployments is at the Röntgen Museum in Remscheid, Germany, where visitors can view and interact with both terrestrial and celestial objects and […]

Ideum’s Interactive Tables Get a Significant Upgrade With Zytronic’s ZyBrid Sensor

Atomos Enables Apple ProRes RAW Recording Support for Sony FX6

Atomos has enabled Apple ProRes RAW recording support for Sony’s new FX6 professional camera with full-frame image sensor; which natively outputs RAW over SDI. This is all made possible with the Atomos Shogun 7 AtomOS 10.43 update which now allows users to record ProRes RAW images at up to DCI 4K@60Hz. The resulting images have […]

Atomos Enables Apple ProRes RAW Recording Support for Sony FX6

Listen Technologies Announces Listen EVERYWHERE: a Private Channels Feature

Listen Technologies has announced a private channels feature in Listen EVERYWHERE. The new feature is part of a firmware upgrade to Listen EVERYWHERE, the wireless system that streams audio and customized content directly to smartphones and smart devices. Listen EVERYWHERE private channels provide a convenient way for venues to create confidential, password-protected audio channels on […]

Listen Technologies Announces Listen EVERYWHERE: a Private Channels Feature

LAVNCH Sets Virtual Event Engagement Bar By Delivering 57,000+ Group Conversations and Chats During the D=SIGN Virtual Conference

AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) hosted its first event collaboration, D=SIGN: the Digital Signage Conference, on Dec. 8-9, 2020. The virtual event brought together AV professionals from around the world to explore the digital signage ecosystem with 30 speakers across 18 sessions. And, it was served-up on THE rAVe Agency’s LAVNCH Platform! Total registrations for D=SIGN came to […]

LAVNCH Sets Virtual Event Engagement Bar By Delivering 57,000+ Group Conversations and Chats During the D=SIGN Virtual Conference

Extron Announces SoundField XD Ceiling Speaker

Extron just announced availability of the SoundField XD model SF 26CT LP, a low profile 6.5-inch two-way ceiling speaker featuring a 4.2-inch (107-millimeter) deep composite back can for use in restricted height plenum environments. The driver complement includes a 6.5-inch (165-millimeter) woofer coupled to a 3/4-inch (19-millimeter) ferrofluid-cooled dome tweeter. The SF 26CT LP offers […]

Extron Announces SoundField XD Ceiling Speaker

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America Intros New Collaboration/Interactive Display

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), introduced today the new Sharp 4T-B70CT1U AQUOS BOARD collaboration/interactive display; aimed at a value-priced solution for interactive classrooms and meeting rooms. The TAA compliant 70″ Class (69.5″ diagonal) Sharp 4T-B70CT1U AQUOS BOARD interactive display is manufactured in Mexico and provides […]

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America Intros New Collaboration/Interactive Display

Paul Harris Gives Gary Kayye a Walkthrough of Aurora Multimedia’s TAVIS Temperature Sensing Digital Signage Tablet

In case you missed it, I recorded a live demo of the Aurora Multimedia TAVIS: Temperature Sensing digital signage tablet. Paul Harris was kind enough to join me on LinkedIn Live and give rAVe a tour of all the features.   Watch this — but only if you want to learn how the TAVIS uses […]

Paul Harris Gives Gary Kayye a Walkthrough of Aurora Multimedia’s TAVIS Temperature Sensing Digital Signage Tablet

DOOH Technology Platforms Team Up to Standardize Data

Six digital-out-of-home (DOOH) technology platforms — Adomni, Broadsign, Place Exchange, Verizon Media, VIOOH and Vistar Media — announced that they are coming together to bring standardization to digital-out-of-home venue (DOOH) data and help drive programmatic DOOH forward. Today, the consortium of ad tech innovators released a new set of recommendations, aligned with OpenRTB2.5, for labeling […]

DOOH Technology Platforms Team Up to Standardize Data

Sessions We Loved from D=SIGN, Day 2

It’s not every day that we get a brand new conference in the AV industry. Especially from industry-leading associations like AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF). ESPECIALLY in a pandemic year. That’s why we were so excited for the debut of D=SIGN, which kicked off Tuesday on Day 1 with a flurry of fantastically […]

Sessions We Loved from D=SIGN, Day 2

Epson LightScene Product Line Grows and Adds Bluetooth

Epson introduced its LightScene EV-110 and EV-115 Accent Lighting 3LCD Laser Projectors at the virtual D=SIGN: The Digital Signage Conference. A convergence of lighting and display technology, LightScene’s spotlight form factor, combined with laser technology and easy content management tools, allows users to unleash dynamic displays for digital art, commercial signage and decor applications. The […]

Epson LightScene Product Line Grows and Adds Bluetooth

BrightSign Announces Collaboration With Walls.io

BrightSign has announced its collaboration with Walls.io, a marketing solution for the creation of social media content hubs. The partnership will enable content managers in retail, live events, education, hospitality and corporate environments to collect and curate user-generated content across multiple social platforms onto a digital signage display, powered by BrightSign players. Walls.io was launched […]

BrightSign Announces Collaboration With Walls.io

LG Business Solutions Releases New 136-Inch Model All-in-One LED Display

On the heels of its 130-inch All-in-One LED display, LG Business Solutions USA has expanded the category with a brand new 136-inch model that the company says is even easier to install — and is portable when integrated with an optional mobile stand. The LG LED All-in-One 136-inch display (model LAEB015) comes ready to assemble […]

LG Business Solutions Releases New 136-Inch Model All-in-One LED Display

Sessions We Loved from D=SIGN, Day 1

History’s first-ever D=SIGN: The Digital Signage Conference — an exciting new event created by AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) — began Tuesday. The two-day conference, delivered virtually this year,* was packed with products, education and networking for those in the digital signage industry: think AV integrators, retail/hospitality/healthcare/QSR operators, media and content professionals, and […]

Sessions We Loved from D=SIGN, Day 1

The Importance of Investing in the Future

One thing that’s become clear to me over the past several months is how critically important it is that each and every one of us stay engaged and involved through this tough time. Despite the promising vaccine news that’s been trickling out recently, we still have a long road to recovery. And how quickly we […]

The Importance of Investing in the Future

Extron Adds Windows 10 Miracast Support to ShareLink Pro 1100

In the Extron ShareLink Pro 1100, a 4K Wired and Wireless Presentation System that enables anyone to present content from computers, tablets or smartphones, the company added support for Windows 10 sharing via Miracast, using an optional adapter. Miracast enables users with Windows 10 computers to share content without the need to download software. ShareLink […]

Extron Adds Windows 10 Miracast Support to ShareLink Pro 1100

SpinetiX and Almo Pro A/V Announce Distribution Partnership for US Market

SpinetiX and Almo Professional A/V announced a new distribution partnership in the USA effective immediately. As part of the agreement, Almo is offering SpinetiX’s complete solution, ranging from award-winning HMP media players, DSOS operating system, SpinetiX ARYA cloud, Elementi digital signage software with its 250+ widgets to a series of professional services. “The appointment of […]

SpinetiX and Almo Pro A/V Announce Distribution Partnership for US Market

NSCA Announces Topics and Sessions for 23rd Business & Leadership Conference

NSCA has announced topics and sessions for the 23rd annual Business & Leadership Conference (BLC), to be held virtually on Feb. 24-25, 2021. NSCA’s BLC is a platform for executive-level education and discussion. The 23rd annual BLC is particularly crucial for the integration community, which is battling through once-unpredictable market challenges, according to the organization. […]

NSCA Announces Topics and Sessions for 23rd Business & Leadership Conference

Business Transformation Company Publicis Sapient Picks BrightSign for Signage Premise Platform

BrightSign announced that digital transformation consultancy Publicis Sapient has fully optimized “Premise”, its digital in-venue platform, on BrightSign’s XD and XT media players. Premise is Publicis Sapient’s fully adaptable, in-venue experience enablement platform, delivering digital signage management capabilities with real-time analytics and A/B testing capabilities. For more than a decade, Premise has been enabling data-driven, […]

Business Transformation Company Publicis Sapient Picks BrightSign for Signage Premise Platform

Sharp/NEC Announces New Large Format MultiSync ME Digital Signage Displays

Sharp NEC Display Solutions, today announced its new Large Format MultiSync ME Series digital signage displays. These stand-alone displays provide corporate, education and retail environments with NEC quality while also providing a cost-conscious digital signage display integrated with the latest standards. One key feature of the ME Series is the option to mount the display […]

Sharp/NEC Announces New Large Format MultiSync ME Digital Signage Displays

D=SIGN Is Around the Corner. Here’s What to Expect

It’s officially December, but the year isn’t over yet. Neither are the virtual events. Taking place Dec. 8-9, D=SIGN: The Digital Conference, powered by LAVNCH, is one to look forward to. And it starts just a week from today. D=SIGN was born from two key industry associations — AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation — […]

D=SIGN Is Around the Corner. Here’s What to Expect

Enplug Launches Post-COVID Tools for Its Digital Signage Platform

Enplug has launched a suite of post-COVID tools in its digital signage platform keeping employees informed, safe and engaged. Keeping employees informed about the latest workplace safety information is vital, especially in light of frequently updated health guidance. Users can now crop-and-rotate graphics to predefined screen layouts or adjust aspect ratios as images are uploaded, […]

Enplug Launches Post-COVID Tools for Its Digital Signage Platform

Extron Intros New One-Gang Decorator-Style Transmitter

Extron introduced new DTP2 T 201 D Monday. It’s a one-gang decorator-style transmitter for sending HDMI signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CatX cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) color sampling and complies with HDCP 2.3. The one-gang wall-mountable form factor of the […]

Extron Intros New One-Gang Decorator-Style Transmitter

iRoom iO Announces New Docking Station for Apple iPad Air 4

iRoom iO just launched a five-ways-to-mount docking station options for the New Apple iPad Air 4 (2020). The iRoom iO store-charge-control-connect features enable secure and instant access to information and content in residential and commercial venues and applications. The iTop USB-C Tabletop, iTop USB-C OnWall, touchDock motorized InWall dock, fixDock and surDock fixed InWall and […]

iRoom iO Announces New Docking Station for Apple iPad Air 4

New Atlona Matrix Switcher Includes HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C Inputs and HDBaseT, HDMI Outputs

Atlona has begun shipping the AT-OME-MS52W 5×2 matrix switcher. The OME-MS52W features HDMI, DisplayPort and USB-C inputs alongside mirrored or matrixed HDBaseT and HDMI outputs with selectable switching modes. All wired AV inputs and the local HDMI output support High Dynamic Range (HDR) formats and 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) video at HDMI data rates up to 18 […]

New Atlona Matrix Switcher Includes HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C Inputs and HDBaseT, HDMI Outputs

SignageOS and Nexmosphere Partner for Sensor Compatibility

SignageOS, the only unification technology platform in digital signage, and Nexmosphere, a developer and manufacturer of interactive sensors for retail, have partnered to offer cross-platform compatibility of Nexmosphere sensors to a variety of digital signage smart displays and media players. Through this partnership, companies can now create interactive digital signage experiences with Nexmosphere sensors to […]

SignageOS and Nexmosphere Partner for Sensor Compatibility

Extron Just Became the First Full-Bandwidth, Uncompressed 8K Switcher Company

Extron just announced (and says it is ready to ship) the XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards — yes, 8K resolution (up to 7680×4320). The XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards accept HDMI 2.1 data rates up to 40.1 gigabits per second, enabling support of uncompressed 8K video with HDR. These HDCP 2.3-compliant […]

Extron Just Became the First Full-Bandwidth, Uncompressed 8K Switcher Company

Sony Electronics Releases Two New Compact WUXGA Laser Projectors

Sony Electronics’ newest WUXGA laser projectors, the VPL-PHZ60(6,000lm) and VPL-PHZ50 (5,000lm) are both compact models — less than four inches high and approximately 15 pounds — designed for corporate, education and entertainment applications. Sony says the VPL-PHZ60 is the industry’s smallest WUXGA 3LCD laser projector in its lumen class and it includes lens shift. Both […]

Sony Electronics Releases Two New Compact WUXGA Laser Projectors

Aurora Multimedia Unveils USA-Made Thermal Temperature Tablet

Aurora Multimedia just launched what the company is claiming to be the AV industry’s first USA-made thermal temperature tablet. The TAVIS is an all-in-one infrared temperature sensing tablet offering 5x resolution of other tablet brands adorning an 80×64 thermal sensor. It is offered in 10.1” (TAV-10), 15.6” (TAV-15), 21.5” (TAV-21) sizes with a variety of […]

Aurora Multimedia Unveils USA-Made Thermal Temperature Tablet