The “Can I” Question

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Anyone who has ever sat in on a project meeting with end users, purchasers, IT, corporate, architects (and all the other professionals likely to be at the table) knows that perspectives are often significantly distorted. How? They’re distorted by either too much or too little understanding of the technologies involved. In this hypothetical project meeting, […]

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Extron Launches XTP II CP 4i HD DMA 4K PLUS Input Board

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Extron announced the launch of its XTP II CP 4i HD DMA 4K PLUS, an XTP input board that provides four HDMI inputs with multi-channel audio downmixing and stereo audio connectivity. It’s HDCP 2.2 compliant and accommodates data rates up to 18 Gbps for support of video resolutions up to 4K/60 at 4:4:4 color sampling. […]

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Vivitek Previews Its ISE 2020 Plans

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At ISE 2020, Vivitek, a brand of Delta, together with Delta Display Solutions, will exhibit under the banner ‘Beyond Visual Communication’ on its stand in Hall 5-S30. In addition to it showing its NovoConnect Solution ecosystem, Vivitek will also introduce three new additions to its existing visual display and collaboration solutions. Debuting at ISE 2020, […]

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Leyard and Planar BrightSign 4K Media Player Featured in New York City Showroom

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Leyard and Planar showcased its latest display and video wall innovations across a network of showrooms worldwide. The New York Showroom is located on 11th Avenue in New York City. The New York showroom occupies the entire fifth floor of a beautiful historic building constructed in 1905. The showroom is separated into approximately one dozen […]

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Voilàp Holding Group Joins DPAA

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DPAA announced Tuesday that Voilàp Holding has joined the association. Italy-based Voilàp Holding that helps to accelerate, facilitate and support the development of Smart Cities around the world. The company’s Smart City Gate intelligent street furniture incorporates all the services, connectivity and functionalities required within a Smart City (including 5G, rescue, surveillance and more). Smart […]

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Extron Adds to PLUS Series of Matrix Switchers

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Extron just added the DXP 42 HD 4K PLUS to the DXP HD 4K PLUS Series of high-end HDMI matrix switchers. This 4×2 model supports data rates up to 18 Gbps and video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling. To maintain signal integrity and reliability, it provides automatic cable equalization on each input […]

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LG Business Solutions Ships New UltraFine IPS LED Monitors

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LG Business Solutions is shipping two new UltraFine IPS LED monitors aimed at macOS users; one is a 24-inch 4K (3840×160) display and the other is a 27-inch 5K (5120×2880) display. Both are commercial-grade displays specified at 500 nits of brightness. The 24MD4KLB-B LG UltraFine IPS LED monitor is a 23.74-inch 4K (3840×2160) model with […]

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Christie Adds 64-Bit Processing to Pandoras Box Version 6.4

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With the release of the new Pandoras Box Version 6.4, Christie introduces its new 64-bit processing software to the video server market. The Christie Pandoras Box is a family of hardware and software tools for real-time video processing and show control, excelling in live events, projection mapping, image compositing and interactive applications. The new version is […]

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Extron Launches New Portrait Wall Mount TouchLink Pro Touchpanel

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Extron has launched the TLP Pro 300M 3.5-inch portrait wall mount TouchLink Pro Touchpanel. The TLP Pro 300M can control video, audio, lighting, shades, HVAC, security and other systems within virtually any environment and uses a native 320×480 capacitive LCD that’s scratch and smudge-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass. The TLP Pro 300M also features Power over […]

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Xantech Now Shipping 4K Video-Over-IP Solution

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Xantech just started shipping its Premium 4K AV-over-IP solution that streams 4K over a 1 GB network with one frame of latency. The solution includes three products — a transmitter, a receiver and a control module — that work together to deliver HDMI signal, bidirectional IR and RS232 over a single category cable at lengths […]

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Just Add Power Now Shipping 1G AV-over-IP Solution

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Just Add Power (J+P) has started to ship its 1G AV-over-IP accessory called Warp Engine. It’s a 1RU transmitter/receiver explicitly designed for video walls to allow the content to be displayed at any imaginable angle — thus, allowing you to use varying display configurations to create “shapes” or “galleries” of monitors making up one wall. […]

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Key Digital Has a New Line of Plenum-Rated HDMI Cables

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Key Digital launched a line of plenum active optical HDMI fiber cables available in lengths from 10 meters / 33 feet to 100 m / 328 ft. This active optical copper hybrid cable series is 4K-capable and supports up to support up to 4K 24/25/30 Hertz 4:4:4/12 bits or 50/60 Hertz 4:2:0/12 bit, as well […]

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Here’s a List of All the Keynotes, Conferences and Workshops at ISE 2020

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Integrated Systems Europe 2020’s professional development program will feature over 200 leading experts (from a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas) across five days of keynotes, conferences, masterclasses, workshops and presentations. Presented under the slogan, “Learn. Discover. Be Inspired,” the program has been produced by Integrated Systems Events working in close co-operation with AV […]

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Atlona Releases New 4K/UHD HDBaseT Receiver

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  Atlona just told us about the AT-OME-RX11 4K/UHD HDBaseT receiver with audio de-embedding capabilities, as part of its Omega Series. Atlona will demonstrate the OME-RX11 alongside other Omega Series innovations in stand 5-T50 at the upcoming ISE 2020 show in Amsterdam. Paired with an Atlona HDBaseT transmitter or HDBaseT-output switcher, the OME-RX11 enables the […]

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Panasonic Laser Projectors Featured in New Disney World Star Wars Ride

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Panasonic’s laser projectors are all over the place inside the new Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. And we want to show you! So, here’s the footage we took riding the ride earlier today — it includes story spoilers so, if you’re going to experience the ride totally for […]

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dnp Intros New “Floating” Version of dnp Supernova XL Projection Screen

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The dnp Supernova XL is a large optical front projection screen that’s available as a single-screen solution in sizes up to 230″ (vertical). dnp has announced a new version of the Supernova XL which, thanks to a new frame design, now appears to be floating 10 millimeters from the wall to which it is mounted. […]

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Sony Electronics Introduces TEOS Workplace Management Solutions

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Sony Electronics announced Tuesday the North American launch of TEOS, a suite of new workplace management solutions that gives AV, IT and facilities managers full control over devices, signage and content across the entire workplace ecosystem. From meeting rooms to reception areas, the TEOS workplace management solutions offer a simple, scalable and cost-effective way to […]

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Visix Ships Version 3.8 of Its Connect Meeting Room Sign

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Visix is shipping version 3.8 of its Connect meeting room sign with expanded administrative controls, more on-screen features and UI workflow and design enhancements. Connect room signs show schedules and allow bidirectional booking from Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, EMS Platform Services, Google Calendars and Live25 by CollegeNET. The interactive touchscreen lets users book, start, […]

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DSaaS: An Opportunity in Higher Education

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Every time I start to write a piece for rAVe ED, I try to think about what the broader AV industry wants to know about the education market. I always try to put forward ways that companies can partner with schools to provide value for all parties. As many people know, one area that I […]

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Tripleplay Intros PLAY3R-P1 4K Media Player

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Tripleplay has debuted its second media player, the PLAY3R-P1, which is an entry-level 4K, interactive IPTV portal set-top-box. It’s compatible with Tripleplay’s hospitality solution, with full RF or IR remote control optimized for use in hotel and accommodation, senior living communities and guest room entertainment environments. Some key features of the PLAY3R-P1 include: Tripleplay interactive […]

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White Paper: Take A New Approach With Draper’s AV Mounts and Structures

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM DRAPER By Penny Sitler Director of Marketing, Draper Video walls and other digital signage can go anywhere. That means the mounts and structures behind video walls must also go well beyond “universal” or catalog solutions. Draper’s AV mounts and structures initiative provides unique mounting solutions to interface with buildings, workspaces […]

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Making Deeper Connections at ISE 2020

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM INTEGRATED SYSTEMS EVENTS By Anastasia Burdeeva Public Relations Executive, ISE ISE returns to Amsterdam next February with a programme that will attract AV end-user and channel professionals alike.  Tuesday, 11 February 2020 sees Integrated Systems Europe – the world’s largest exhibition for AV and systems integration – return to the […]

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Selling AV: Everything Is Amazing and No One Is Happy

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Comedian Louis CK once said: “Everything is amazing, and no one is happy.” In the neverending quest for the technology that makes everyone happy, no one is happy because the expectation is often that all technology should be perfect by now and that any issues with current technology (or lack thereof) could be fully remedied […]

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University of North Carolina Chooses RTS Intercoms For New ACC Network Production Facilities

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Burnsville, MN, November 2019 – With ESPN’s launch of the ACC Network, which covers all Atlantic Coast Conference college sports, the participant schools were required to step up their production game. In order to fulfill the needs of both live national broadcasts and its associated online platform, the University of North Carolina and its GoHeels Productions […]

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Epson Shipping Pro L10-Series Interchangeable-Lens Laser Projectors

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Epson announced availability Thursday for its Pro L10-Series interchangeable-lens laser projectors that offer a compact solution packed with robust features and premium projection technology. The new 6,000-lumen Pro L1060U, and 7,000-lumen Pro L1070U and Pro L1075U combine advanced installation features with bright, detailed imagery in a minimalist, discreet design to offer sharp, true-to-life images and […]

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BrightSign Introduces BrightVoice Digital Signage Solution

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BrightSign unveiled BrightVoice Tuesday — the company’s voice-activated digital signage solution that enables a unique, hands-free interactive experience. BrightVoice allows audiences to interact verbally with digital signage using wake words followed by natural voice commands that trigger playback of on-screen content, music, lighting and other devices. And while this type of interaction mimics the workflow […]

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Why AV Integrators Absolutely Need to Be Thinking About Content Creation

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM MVIX By Lillyan Wamaitha Marketing Manager, Mvix In the past, clients would come to integrators knowing precisely what they wanted. They’d ask for specific monitor “A,” speaker “B” and microphone “C.” They knew what their creation was to be; they only needed an AV integrator for the hardware. Today, things […]

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Visix Releases New Update for AxisTV Digital Signage Suite

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Visix has released version 1.27 of its AxisTV Signage Suite enterprise digital signage platform. The release includes support for SAML 2.0 and Astra Schedule by Ad Astra, as well as new design widgets, enhanced workflows and improved functionality. AxisTV Signage Suite v.1.27 supports SAML 2.0 for single sign-on (SSO) in both cloud and on-premise deployments. […]

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Christie Extends Flat Panel LCD Lineup

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Christie extended its flat panel LCD lineup Monday with two new 55-inch Extreme Series flat panels and a 98-inch flat panel. The 55-inch flat panels, dubbed the FHD554-XZ-H and FHD554-XZ-HR, have 0.44-millimeter (combined .88-mm gap)  narrow bezels and are TAA-compliant. Plus, they’re 4K at 60Hz delivery. The Extreme Series flat panels are aimed at: military/government […]

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NEC Display Solutions Europe Announces All-in-One LED Screens

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NEC Display Solutions Europe has announced two new ranges of direct view all-in-one LED screens — the FE Series LED Bundles start at 110 inches, ranging from 1.2-millimeter to 3.5-millimeter pixel pitch. The bundles can be wall-mounted or have free-standing capability. The LED FE Series is for business applications, while NEC’s LED A Series digital […]

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