Bogen Partners With 6 More Companies for Its Nyquist IP-Based Paging System

Bogen Communications announced a lineup of technology partners, including Early Warning Labs, IPVideo, Lightspeed Technologies, Omnilert, Raptor Technologies and TeachLogic. Bogen Communications’ latest technology partnerships enhance and expand functionality for its Nyquist E7000 and Nyquist C4000 systems, IP-based paging and intercom solutions. Early Warning Labs — an officially licensed partner of the US Geological Survey […]

Bogen Partners With 6 More Companies for Its Nyquist IP-Based Paging System

Powersoft Mover Transducer Now Integrates With VI-Grade COMPACT FSS Simulator

Powersoft has partnered with VI-grade, a provider of real-time simulation and professional driving simulator solutions. This collaboration introduces the integration of Powersoft’s haptic transducer, Mover, into VI-grade’s COMPACT FSS simulator. VI-grade is a provider of software products and services, professional driving simulators and hardware-in-the-loop solutions that “accelerate product development across the transportation industry.” The company […]

Powersoft Mover Transducer Now Integrates With VI-Grade COMPACT FSS Simulator

Here’s How Projection Mapping Helps People See Their Home Before They’re Built — Thanks to Lifesize Plans and Panasonic

Lifesize Plans, that patented 1:1 scale walkthrough building experience using projection mapping, has partnered with Panasonic and signage integrator, Think, to install 11 PT-RTZ990 1-Chip DLP projectors across its showroom, enabling people to view their home through 1:1 scale building plans taken from architect drawings, before it is built. Creating an immersive experience to showcase […]

Here’s How Projection Mapping Helps People See Their Home Before They’re Built — Thanks to Lifesize Plans and Panasonic

New LSKIT-BSC Beale Street Audio Outdoor Speaker Kit for ProAV, HomeAV Debuts

Vanco International announced the launch of the LSKIT-BSC Beale Street Audio Outdoor Speaker Kit. Designed for both commercial and residential applications, the LSKIT-BSC includes four WP4V-BSC 4-inch on-wall/pendant speakers, four WPV-LAND speaker mounting kits and one LS10-BSC 10-inch downfiring subwoofer. This speaker bundle “delivers coverage for areas up to 900 square feet.” Beale Street 4-inch […]

New LSKIT-BSC Beale Street Audio Outdoor Speaker Kit for ProAV, HomeAV Debuts

Draper At Home Adds Chris Sitarov as Director of Sales for Residential Division

Draper At Home appointed Chris Sitarov as its Director of Sales for the residential division. Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home regional residential sales managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the architectural regional sales manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently director of sales for the […]

Draper At Home Adds Chris Sitarov as Director of Sales for Residential Division

Academy Award Nominated Poor Things Shot on PIXERA-Generated & INFiLED-Based XR LED Set

The climactic moments of Poor Things, the smash-hit, critically acclaimed gothic comedy set to sweep next month’s Academy Awards, were brought to life with a mammoth virtual production set-up powered by PIXERA technology. A cinematic tour de force directed by Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, The Favourite) and starring Emma Stone as Bella Baxter, a young […]

Academy Award Nominated Poor Things Shot on PIXERA-Generated & INFiLED-Based XR LED Set

Nanolumens Is the Presenting Sponsor for Themed Entertainment Association’s INSPIRE Conference

Nanolumens announced its role as presenting sponsor of the Themed Entertainment Association’s INSPIRE Conference. The Themed Entertainment Association’s INSPIRE, scheduled to take place from March 14-15, 2024, in Hollywood, California, will unite leaders, innovators and enthusiasts from the themed entertainment industry to explore the latest trends, technologies and best practices in creating immersive experiences. Kurt […]

Nanolumens Is the Presenting Sponsor for Themed Entertainment Association’s INSPIRE Conference

New Connect Series Debuts from LEA Professional with Low-Z, 70V and 100V

LEA Professional announced the Connect Series Half-Rack models featuring onboard DSP, WebUI, Cloud Connectivity, third-party API control and more. Here’s a video we shot of them at ISE 2024: Each of the new half-rack models (CS34, CS64, CS124, CS34D, CS64D, and CS124D) are built with fully-routable analog inputs, four amplifier channels with Low-Z, 70V or […]

New Connect Series Debuts from LEA Professional with Low-Z, 70V and 100V

New Extron HDMI Wallplate Sends USB-C, HDMI, Audio and Control 100 Meters

Extron just launched the DTP3 T 212 D, a two-gang decorator-style transmitter that sends USB-C, HDMI, audio and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CAT6A cable. It supports video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) and is HDCP 2.3 compliant. For maximum image quality and minimal latency, all supported video resolutions are […]

New Extron HDMI Wallplate Sends USB-C, HDMI, Audio and Control 100 Meters

Séura Adds Smart Lights for Lighted Mirrors at Lightapalooza 2024

Séura, unveils its latest in bathroom lighting technology with the introduction of Séura Smart Lights. These tunable integratable LED lights are designed to “seamlessly enhance any custom Séura Lighted Mirror, offering unparalleled control and customization to users’ daily grooming rituals.” Séura Smart Lights include LED color control, brightness control, color temperature adjustments and personalized scene […]

Séura Adds Smart Lights for Lighted Mirrors at Lightapalooza 2024

Optoma Adds UHZ55 4K, 3,000-Lumen Laser Light Source Projector for Work-From-Home

Optoma introduced the Optoma UHZ55, a 4K, 3,000 lumen, 2,500,000:1 contrast ratio laser light source projector aimed at home entertainment, gaming and work-from-home.  The UHZ55 can handle a refresh rate of 240Hz at 1080p for PC gaming and it uses Texas Instruments DLP technology and Optoma’s DuraCore laser technology for up to “30,000 hours of maintenance-free […]

Optoma Adds UHZ55 4K, 3,000-Lumen Laser Light Source Projector for Work-From-Home

CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo Co-Launch The Connectivity Pavilion for IoT Companies

CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo, will establish a new show floor exhibit and attendee education experience at the 2024 events in Denver Sept. 5-7, focusing on connected device technology in AV/IT, IoT, sensors and networking technologies for residential and commercial and application solutions. The development of this new education experience will expand on “attendee’s […]

CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo Co-Launch The Connectivity Pavilion for IoT Companies

Walmart Acquires VIZIO for $2.3 Billion

Walmart and VIZIO entered into an agreement Tuesday for Walmart to acquire VIZIO for $11.50 per share in cash, equating to a fully diluted equity value of approximately $2.3 billion. The acquisition of VIZIO and its SmartCast Operating System (OS) would enable Walmart to connect with and serve its customers in new ways, according to […]

Walmart Acquires VIZIO for $2.3 Billion

Snap One Upgrades Its Luma Series Surveillance Cameras and Processing

Snap One announced the Luma 420 Series and 820 Series NVRs in 16-channel and 32-channel options with better processing and up to 144 TB of storage — the company is aligning them at both residential and commercial projects. The new Luma 420 Series NVR expands on the brand’s x20 line to offer 160 Mbps of […]

Snap One Upgrades Its Luma Series Surveillance Cameras and Processing

C2G Reclassifies Its HDMI Cables for Simplicity

C2G says the company has designed a simplified purchasing experience for HDMI Cables as the three are now organized into three product offerings: the Performance Series, for applications requiring premium reliability; the Plus Series, a broad selection of HDMI cables for a variety of applications; and the Core Series, which includes basic 4K HDMI cables […]

C2G Reclassifies Its HDMI Cables for Simplicity

Planar Updates Venue Pro Series, Venue Pro VX Series, Luminate Pro Series With Built-in Curving Blocks and More

Planar announced new additions to three of its LED video wall solutions designed for indoor and outdoor and on-camera applications such as virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR). The next-generation LED video wall families are the Planar Venue Pro Series, Planar Venue Pro VX Series and Planar Luminate Pro Series, which feature “updated designs […]

Planar Updates Venue Pro Series, Venue Pro VX Series, Luminate Pro Series With Built-in Curving Blocks and More

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

Welcome to my 24th annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! It’s been an honor to have written this for 24 straight years and even more of an honor for it to have so many thousands of readers annually — it’s almost always our most-read article of the year on rAVe [PUBS]. So, if you’re reading this right […]

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

What a show! I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2024 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. We amassed a cache of more than 2,100 videos, and we posted them all on our (beautiful) ISE microsite, which also includes photos, […]

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

January 2024 Temperature Check Results: ProAV Predictions

Welcome to the first results analysis of rAVe’s monthly Temperature Check of 2024! For the month of January, we wanted to get in the spirit of the new year by asking for your predictions for the AV market in 2024. Here’s what you guys had to say! Our first question centered around which segments of […]

January 2024 Temperature Check Results: ProAV Predictions

Legrand Commits to Lightapalooza 2024

Legrand’s Vantage and Legrand Shading Systems today announced a product lineup and learning sessions for Lightapalooza 2024. Held Feb. 26-29 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel and Spa, it is the third annual lighting conference of Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA). Legrand says a booth highlight will be the Experience Room, where installers can […]

Legrand Commits to Lightapalooza 2024

Snap One Disses D-Tools in Favor of Portal.io

Snap One announced a partnership with Portal.io to give its partners access to the web-based product catalog and proposal tool. Through the partnership, Snap One says it will offer partners a customized Portal subscription plan, a $600 annual value, at no cost to partners. The company says the plan mirrors Portal’s ‘Lite’ Plan functionality with […]

Snap One Disses D-Tools in Favor of Portal.io

Extron Debuts HDMI Splitter Amplifier for MS Teams and It Can Do 8K Signals

Extron announced the DA2 HD 8K L, an HDCP 2.3-compliant distribution amplifier for HDMI 2.1 signals. The company says it supports resolutions up to 8K/30 @ 4:4:4, including 5K applications such as for Microsoft Teams 21:9 in Front Row installations. The dual-output distribution amplifier supports data rates up to 40.1 Gbps, HDR, Deep Color up […]

Extron Debuts HDMI Splitter Amplifier for MS Teams and It Can Do 8K Signals

CEDIA Announces 2024 Tech + Business Summits for Smart Home Technology Industry

CEDIA unveiled its 2024 CEDIA Tech + Business Summits (formerly CEDIA Tech Summits), 19 reimagined global events for the smart home technology industry. The new name and theme, “CEDIA Tech + Business Summits: The Tech You Need, The Business You Want,” encompasses the dual focus of these global events in supporting members’ success. With a […]

CEDIA Announces 2024 Tech + Business Summits for Smart Home Technology Industry

Russound Details New AVA-Series Mini Audio Receivers

Russound announced the AVA-Series Mini Audio Receivers (Mini-AVRs). The AVA2.1 and AVA3.1 Mini-AVRs are designed for custom installation specialists, providing them with compact, plug-and-play amplification for 2.1 and 3.1 audio systems with Audio Return Channel (ARC) HDMI. Both models include a fully integrated, highly efficient Class-D amplifier with digital inputs, 100-240V 50/60Hz universal power supply […]

Russound Details New AVA-Series Mini Audio Receivers

Golf Pro Delivered Transforms Plain Spaces Into Immersive Golf Simulator Experiences with Epson Projectors

Golf Pro Delivered has built a business around creating impactful and impressive custom golf simulators across residential, corporate and hospitality locations. As one of the top golf simulator installers in the country, Golf Pro Delivered constructs immersive displays that envelop users in a realistic golf experience. In need of commercial-grade projectors that seamlessly integrate with […]

Golf Pro Delivered Transforms Plain Spaces Into Immersive Golf Simulator Experiences with Epson Projectors

SAVI Controls Adds Two Dozen LG Createboard Digital Whiteboards to New Distribution Center and Systems Testing Lab

SAVI Controls outfitted its new 80,000-square-foot distribution center and systems testing laboratory near Dallas with nearly two dozen of LG’s CreateBoard digital whiteboards to upgrade and simplify meeting and presentation experiences. According to SAVI CEO John Dorsey, the LG CreateBoards’ intuitive controls, wireless capabilities, live annotations and instant file exports improve the flow and productivity […]

SAVI Controls Adds Two Dozen LG Createboard Digital Whiteboards to New Distribution Center and Systems Testing Lab

Snap One Introduces ClareVision Smart Video Doorbell

Snap One just added the NDAA-certified ClareVision Smart Video Doorbell, which the company says gives partners and their customers a self-contained, subscription-free solution to monitor and record activity at the front door 24 hours a day. According to Snap One, the ClareVision Smart Video Doorbell is a surveillance and security upgrade that combines 1080p video […]

Snap One Introduces ClareVision Smart Video Doorbell

Dynacord Debuts V600:2 600 Watt Amplifier for PA and Background Music

Dynacord announced the V600:2, a new member of its V Series family of commercial amplifiers. With a total output capacity of 600 watts, this ultra-compact two-channel amplifier is not only tailored for background music and announcements but also excels whenever higher SPL levels in small to mid-sized fixed installations are required, including educational facilities, hospitality […]

Dynacord Debuts V600:2 600 Watt Amplifier for PA and Background Music

Vivitek Adds Novo DS110/DS310 Simple to Use Digital Signage Players to Lineup

Vivitek just debuted the Novo DS110/DS310 digital signage player that can connect via HDMI to any display in portrait and landscape in 4K@60Hz and dual 4K@30Hz Video decoding. Designed to be easy to deploy — due to the integrated WiFi & Ethernet connection – the series offers interactive signage for a better engagement/two-way interaction with […]

Vivitek Adds Novo DS110/DS310 Simple to Use Digital Signage Players to Lineup

Work Friendlier, Not Harder

There’s a self-help aphorism I keep coming back to that goes, “The universe will keep sending you the same lesson until you finally learn it.” Human nature is what it is; sometimes, even when you think you’ve learned a lesson, you may need to relearn it again. One of the things I’ve learned over time […]

Work Friendlier, Not Harder

Neutrik Launches New Outdoor-Rated RJ45 Data Connectors

The new Neutrik etherCON TOP cable connectors are outdoor-rated RJ45 carriers for 1 Gbit/s / 100W PoE Ethernet and network connections. The D-shape panel mount connectors are designed to “withstand the harshest environment and offer a unique teardrop design.” These cable connectors are robust, RoHS / REACH compliant, flame retardant, UV and corrosion resistant and […]

Neutrik Launches New Outdoor-Rated RJ45 Data Connectors

Oliver Marketing Is the Manufacturer’s Representative for Colorbeam Lighting

Oliver Marketing is now the manufacturer’s representatives for Colorbeam Lighting. Oliver Marketing has a history representing other brands in the lighting control industry, including Vantage, Elemental and Black Nova. With the addition of Colorbeam, the company says it is further strengthening its position as a go-to resource for cutting-edge lighting solutions. “We are excited to […]

Oliver Marketing Is the Manufacturer’s Representative for Colorbeam Lighting