Arista Corporation Announces the Emerald Series HDBaseT 2.0 Family of Tx & Rx

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Arista Corporation just introduced the Emerald Series HDBaseT 2.0 Family of Transmitter/Receiver Products. Consisting of four products, with each based on the HDBaseT 2.0 architecture and controllable via either Telnet or an RS232 interface, each product has a built-in web server and can be controlled via a common web browser. The four products that constitute […]

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AVIXA Reaches 1,000 Certified Technology Specialists in Europe

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AVIXA is pleased to announce that there are now 1,000 AV professionals with a Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) certification in Europe. For more than 30 years, AVIXA has administered the CTS program, which is recognized worldwide as the leading AV professional credential, helping businesses to elevate themselves and deliver value to their clients. There are […]

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Navori to Unveil QL 2.1 Digital Signage Software at DSE 2019

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Navori will launch QL 2.1 software at Digital Signage Expo, incorporating a host of new features that capture the trend of greater intelligence in digital signage today. The updates allow customers to take advantage of data integration and high-resolution image processing, while also making digital signage easier to control and manage directly from the software. […]

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Matrox Intros Fanless Mura IPX 4K IP Decode and Display Card

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Matrox Graphics announces a fanless cooling version of their 4K IP decode and display card. The new fanless, single-slot Matrox Mura IPX card for IP-based multiviewers and personal video walls features best-in-class decoding of multiple 4K and Full HD streams for display across up to four 4K outputs. Matrox Mura IPX multiviewer cards boast a […]

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Extron Ships Ethernet Connected Decorator Series Button Panels

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Extron is now shipping their NBP Decorator Series Network Button Panels, a new product family that brings convenient, easy-to-deploy control to a broad variety of AV applications. Network Button Panels connect to a control processor using standard Ethernet. These customizable, easy-to-use control panels work in conjunction with an IP Link Pro control processor or HC […]

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IBASE Technology Debuts IP68 Waterproof Digital Signage Player for Outdoor Applications

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IBASE Technology just launched its latest SW-101-N waterproof digital signage player designed for both indoor and harsh outdoor environments. This is designed to be a rugged and fanless signage player and it’s integrated with a 1.91GHz Intel Atom Processor E3845 Quad-Core Processor and Intel HD graphics (Gen 7-LP) 4EU. The SW-101-N is built to withstand […]

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Extron Ships Its First 5″ Tabletop TouchLink Pro Touchpanel

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Extron is already shipping its new TLP Pro 525T 5″ tabletop TouchLink Pro Touchpanel. The company’s first 5″ tabletop model, it has eight times more memory than previous visions and it also features an 800×480 capacitive touchscreen built with scratch and smudge-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass and an enclosure with a sweeping back. The TLP Pro […]

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Phoenix Vision Joins DPAA

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DPAA announced today that Phoenix Vision has joined its membership ranks. Phoenix Vision is a growing digital out-of-home (DOOH) provider and technology administrator for its Digital Billboard Network (DBN). Phoenix Vision has placed over 380 screen installations and is expected to grow to over 1,000 by the end of 2019. Screens are located on point-of-purchase […]

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Carousel Digital Signage to Debut Cloud Version at DSE 2019 Using AppleTV

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Carousel Digital Signage will come to Digital Signage Expo later this month with a renewed message for its broad customer base: Embrace collaboration and keep your content fresh to ensure a true return on investment. At its Digital Signage Expo booth (2627), Carousel Digital Signage will demonstrate its Carousel Cloud platform for the first time, […]

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MuxLab Expands 4K Signage Player DigiSign CMS

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MuxLab has a new digital signage player — the 4K Digital Signage Media Player (model 500769) that’s integrated with DigiSign CMS software. MuxLab says that DigiSign has a simple interface to gather, load and schedule content and that it’s designed for any size signage system. Content from various sources can be autonomously scheduled for weeks, […]

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Vaddio Ships CeilingMIC Microphones

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Vaddio has introduced (and is already shipping) its new CeilingMIC overhead microphones. Each CeilingMIC unit is designed with three microphone elements enclosed in a single pendant hanging enclosure, designed for 360-degree pickup coverage with integrated acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) and digital signal processing (DSP). The DSP interface box provides AEC reference from the far end […]

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AVIXA to Explore the Business Benefits of Audiovisual Experiences at Passenger Terminal Expo 2019

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Attendees of Passenger Terminal Expo 2019, March 26-28 in London, will get an in-depth look into the ways audiovisual solutions can improve the travel experience. David Labuskes, CTS, chief executive officer of AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, will host a session titled “The Audiovisual Future of the Passenger Terminal Experience,” with speakers from […]

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SpinetiX Announces New ARYA Cloud-Based Signage Solution

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SpinetiX announces the availability of its new turnkey solution for small and midsize businesses called SpinetiX ARYA. SpinetiX ARYA is what the company says is an affordable visual communication solution that combines professional grade cloud and hardware-based technologies. Entrepreneurs can quickly set up spectacularly visual experiences from their devices and deliver content in a highly […]

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The Best Design for Digital Signage

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By Graham Gilhooley Senior Creative at 20/20 Productions When it comes to digital signage, it’s easy to get hung up on the latest innovations. But while investing in new technology is certainly important, to really get the most out of digital signage, good design is key. Digital signage lends itself to engaging and captivating displays […]

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DPAA Announces Date and New Venue for 2019 Video Everywhere Summit

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DPAA announced today that its annual Video Everywhere Summit will be held this year on Tues., Oct. 15 at a larger venue, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, to accommodate the anticipated record number of delegates and waiting list of exhibitors. The event will once again be part of New York Digital Signage Week […]

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B-Tech Launches Heavy Duty Pop-Out Screen Mount

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B-Tech AV Mounts just launched a heavyweight version of its BT8310 pop-out mount, designed for super-sized displays. Dubbed the BT8310XL, the heavy duty mount is capable of mounting screens up to 125 kilograms in weight — and 120” in size — in both landscape and portrait orientation. Using B-Tech’s pop-out technology, the wall mount is […]

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InfoComm 2019 to Explore Pro AV in Hospitality and Retail; Registration Opens

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InfoComm 2019, the largest ProAV show in North America, will explore the fast-growing markets for audiovisual solutions in hospitality and retail, June 8-14 in Orlando, Fla. The show will host more than 30 education sessions focused on the ways that companies in hospitality and retail and the AV solution providers that serve them are using […]

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AVIXA Names Rochelle Richardson Senior Vice President of Expositions and Events

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AVIXA has named Rochelle Richardson, CEM, as the association’s senior vice president of expositions and events. Richardson will lead the strategy and operations for the annual North American InfoComm show, in addition to all conferences and events in North America. Richardson is a strategic leader in exhibition and events management, with more than 20 years […]

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rAVe’s ISE 2019 Wrap-Up Video Drops!

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This is what you’ve all been waiting for! The 2019 ISE Wrap-Up video. Each year, we produce a wrap-up video to give you a glimpse of the ISE Show in Amsterdam and get a feel for what the entire show floor is like. Are you in it? Is your company highlighted? Check it out:

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Samsung at ISE 2019: The Wall, Artificial Intelligence-Based Scaling and Digital Signage

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While at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam, I had the opportunity to talk to Hyesung Ha, senior vice president of visual display business at Samsung Electronics, to talk about some of the new products the company had introduced recently and were showing on their stand. Samsung’s “The Wall” has been shown before, including at last year’s […]

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Welcome to Gary Kayye’s 2019 Krystal Ball – What Will Happen in AV in 2019

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I love writing this annual predictions article. If you’re a regular reader, you already know this but for those that don’t, my Kayye’s Krystal Ball piece is an annual article where I not only tell you what I think is going to happen in the AV market for the upcoming year, but I also go […]

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Our ISE Show Coverage Is More Than Every Other AV Publications’ in the World Combined

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rAVe [PUBS] and rAVe [NOW] just returned from the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show last week in Amsterdam and we covered the show floor with nearly 20 reporters. You want proof? Well here you go: We shot over 1,500 new product videos on the show floor — yes, 1,500 We wrote up over 350 new […]

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Visix Introduces Ultra-Small Nano Digital Signage Player

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Visix has added a new Nano player to its digital signage hardware offering. The ultra-small form factor appliance is purpose-built to provide reliable 1080p playback for digital signs in the smallest package available, measuring just 2.75”w x 2.75”d x 1.25”h. The Nano player is Visix’s smallest and most affordable media player and it includes 64GB […]

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Key Digital’s KD-VW4x4Pro Video Wall Processor Finally Ships

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The Key Digital KD-VW4x4Pro video wall processor is specified for collaboration and corporate applications. The KD-VW4x4Pro is designed to create video walls featuring eight different user-selectable video wall modes with numerous horizontal and vertical layouts. These modes include: four horizontal: 1×4 rotated, 1×4, 1×3,and two sets of 1×2 and three vertical: 4×1, 3×1, two sets […]

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Samsung Intros 8K Digital Signage, New Version of The Wall and Multi-Link LED HDR at ISE 2019

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Samsung Electronics just added 8K to the digital signage market by launching the first signage products featuring 8K QLED 8K at ISE 2019. In addition to the QLED 8K Signage, Samsung also showed The Wall 2019 and Multi-Link LED HDR technology for signage. Samsung will present the new 82” QLED 8K Signage, which combines extremely […]

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Crestron Expands Room Scheduling Platform at ISE

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At ISE 2019, Crestron debuted its latest hardware and software additions to its room scheduling platform. Two new scheduling panels — 5″ portrait and 5″ landscape — are now available, along with an optional room availability light bar. Like all Crestron scheduling panels, they connect directly to a Microsoft Exchange Server, Office 365 and G […]

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MuxLab Integrates Scheduling with New DigiSign Software

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MuxLab’s on-board CMS system, DigiSign, works with the company’s Digital Signage Media Player (model 500769) to manage and control AV content from a variety of sources. It fully supports streaming content via the H.264/H.265 codec over a local Ethernet or the Internet as well as content loaded onto its internal memory drive and via external […]

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Crestron Expands AV-over-IP Product Line at ISE 2019

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Crestron has debuted new additions to the DigitalMedia product family at ISE 2019 this month. The new products include a DM NVX encoder and decoder with PoE+ support and DM NVX encoders/decoders with Dante audio networking. The DM-NVX-E30(C) and DM-NVX-D30(C) are encode- or decode-only units that support HDMI connectivity and analog audio. Compatible with all […]

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ZyPer4K Silent Decoder Makes ISE Debut in Amsterdam

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The newest addition to the ZeeVee product family of ZyPer4K AVoIP decoders and encoders – the ZyPer4K Silent Decoder – makes its ISE debut in Amsterdam this year. The ZyPer4K Silent decoder has an innovative fanless design that reduces noise in locations where the hum of a fan is problematic. In addition, it eliminates a […]

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BrightSign Media Players Now Integrate with Adomni’s Digital Out-of-Home Selling Platform

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BrightSign today announced that its media players are now fully supported by Adomni, an open online platform to find and buy digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising. BrightSign operators can also choose how much of the share-of-voice can be opened up to purchase by outside advertisers, from as little as 10 percent to as much as 100 […]

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BrightSign Announces Partnership with AdMobilize

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BrightSign announces a partnership with AdMobilize, an audience intelligence company that focuses on powering DOOH and retail networks with real-time, fully anonymous audience intelligence. The partnership comes after more than a year of collaboration in an effort to bring this industry-evolving solution to market. BrightSign Series 3 and 4 XT, XD and HD expanded I/O […]

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Jupiter by InFocus Intros Catalyst XL Display Wall Processor

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Jupiter by InFocus just debuted a new flagship Catalyst XL display wall processor featuring a 4K and 8K capture board technology and real-time document and video annotation capability. Catalyst XL is designed for 24/7 control operations. The processor can power up to 48 displays and a maximum of 156 4K IP and direct inputs. The […]

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