Is Delta Displays Smart Enough to Pull it Off – Or Has It Already?

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You are likely using a Delta Displays projector — or have recently. But I’ll bet you that you didn’t even know it. How’s this possible? Well, they are one of the largest OEMs of projectors in the world. They have made projectors for Hitachi, NEC, Christie, Barco, BenQ (even though no one know this, it’s […]

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LG Generates Biggest Hype at CES So Far – But, Press Misses Best LG Product Completely!

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Every publication covering CES — including the residential and commercial AV one’s – have covered LG’s demo of a “rollable” or “foldable” screen as if it’s the biggest thing, ever. And, it may very well turn out to be. But, he truth is, it’s nothing but publicity-based hype. Sure, it’s interesting and, look at that […]

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Crestron Ships 15″ Capacitive Touch Screen

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Crestron is now shipping their new TS-1542, a 15.6” HD metal touch screen using capacitive touch. The TS-1542 is aimed at the entry-level of the control market and makes it possible to view security cameras and other video sources over the network on the touch screen. Native support for H.264 and MJPEG formats allows the […]

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rAVe Founder Gary Kayye to Present on Social Marketing at ISE 2016

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The InfoComm FlashTrack entitled Social Media Marketing for AV Pros, takes place on Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 at 15:00-15:20 on Stand 12-N100 at Integrated Systems Europe 2016 – Europe’s largest tradeshow for the professional AV and electronic systems industry. Co-taught by rAVe founder Gary Kayye and Social Media Expert Kayla Blevins, the session is designed to help AV integrators and manufacturers, in […]

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Next Step in Flat Screens? It’s Optical Laser Panels

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At ISE 2016, dnp denmark will present what it calls “the next step in the evolution of flat screens,” optical laser panels. The new generation of dnp LaserPanels offers 100” high-contrast images at around 50 percent of the cost per screen area square inch of LED-backlit LCD screens. And as the dnp LaserPanel uses a laser projector, low running […]

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Video Devices Ships PIX-E7 4K Monitor

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Video Devices has started shipping its PIX-E7 4K recording field monitor. The seven-inch PIX-E7 is the largest model in the PIX-E Series, joining the five-inch PIX-E5 and PIX-E5H. The 4K-compatible PIX-E7 offers a full suite of precision-monitoring tools, SDI and HDMI I/O, plus the ability record the all available Apple ProRes codecs, up to 4444 XQ […]

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Digital Media Outlook for 2016: The Force Pervades

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The Outlook: The term “robust” continues to describe digital signage application and supply. Growth at the double-digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) experienced over each of the past 15 years continues in every important aspect of the business. In any venture, the probability of success must exceed the risks. By this measure, the future for […]

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Premiers on Christie 4K Projectors and 388 MicroTiles

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Christie answered the call Monday night to bring a unique experience to guests attending the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by providing spectacular red carpet displays. “Disney and Christie have been sharing projection and display ideas and innovations for several years now to provide audiences with unparalleled moviegoing experiences” said Michael Kern, Disney’s VP, […]

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Alternative Projection Lamp Technology Survey

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This survey is sponsored by Christie As readers of rAVe your knowledge and thoughts are extremely valuable. So, we would like to know what your thoughts are on alternative projection lamp technology, specifically, solid state illumination as a light source for projectors. The survey below will only take four minutes of your time, we promise. And […]

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YOU NEED TO STAY ALL FOUR DAYS: Dr. Michio Kaku to Present Friday’s Closing Keynote at ISE

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Friday’s Closing Keynote at ISE 2016 will be given by Dr. Michio Kaku, one of the world’s leading scientific figures. He is a recognized expert in Einstein’s unified field theory and his unparalleled skill in predicting trends affecting business, commerce and finance based on the latest scientific research. I’ve assigned Kaku’s book, PHYSICS OF THE […]

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DSE 2016 to Offer Four Professional Certification Programs

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Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced today that its 2016 educational conference will feature four individual full-day educational programs for Digital Signage Expert Group (DSEG) certification or renewal credits. Tuesday, March 15 – 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. […]

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Emerging Liabilities in Dynamic Digital Signage

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By Robert White Manager of Convergent Technologies, Multi-Media Solutions As an integrator providing digital signage have you ever thought about all of the things that can jump up and bite you in the proverbial butt? I mean the kinds of things that can really put you at odds with your customer or even worse land you in […]

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CEDIA’s Tech Forum London Review

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Over 120 industry professionals attended the CEDIA Tech Forum and AGM on 25th November at the British Library, where they benefited from a full day of training, and enjoyed an informative keynote speech from Frost & Sullivan. For CEDIA members, the day concluded with CEDIA revealing its new EMEA Board of Directors and announcing exciting industry news, including an […]

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Service Efficiencies: Don’t Roll A Truck Twice

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Time is money, and, for that matter, money is money. Everything your company does needs to focus on making the best use of both. Efficiency is everything, not just in project design and installation, but in after-install service as well. Your service techs need to follow processes and function as efficiently as your installers do. […]

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Nureva Announces Two New Versions of Span Classroom Collaboration System

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Nureva just announced two models of the Span classroom collaboration system, the WM210e and the WM220e. Aimed at classrooms, media centers and innovation labs, the Span classroom collaboration system draws upon familiar, simple and flexible tools already widely used in paper-based creative processes in the classroom including sticky notes, sketches, images and flip charts. The system […]

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Cisco to Acquire Acano for $700 M

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Today, Cisco announced its intent to acquire Acano Limited, a privately held company based in London that provides collaboration infrastructure and conferencing software. Acano’s hardware and software includes gateways, and video and audio bridging technology that allows customers to connect video systems from multiple vendors across both cloud and hybrid environments. This acquisition will help […]

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