Snap One Announces Investments in Its Cloud Infrastructure

Snap One announced it is accelerating investments in its cloud infrastructure, including its management and remote operations platform OvrC servers. Snap One says partners and users benefit from the consistent development of new features that improve connection reliability and scalability, with recent cloud investments targeting load-balancing and multi-cloud architectures to offer “heightened global resiliency and […]

Snap One Announces Investments in Its Cloud Infrastructure

Savant Systems Launches Savant Power Storage Energy Storage System

Savant Systems announced that it has launched its new energy storage system (ESS) – Savant Power Storage. Savant Power Storage is a smart home technology that consists of an integrated inverter and LFP battery system and intelligent software that offers power source management, energy storage and load management that can be tailored to meet the […]

Savant Systems Launches Savant Power Storage Energy Storage System

Blackwire Designs Announces Control4 Drivers

Blackwire Designs recently announced the release of two new Control4 drivers that provide an interface for Just Add Power and ProAV systems that use video walls or tilers. The drivers integrate natively into the Control4 UI on both T4 touch screens and mobile devices, allowing an end user to take control of these complex systems […]

Blackwire Designs Announces Control4 Drivers

As InfoComm Attendance Tops 29,000, rAVe’s Coverage Includes 1560+ New Product Videos

InfoComm 2023 brought together the ProAV industry for a week of showing 350+ new products while educating over 2,000 #AVtweeps, June 10-16 in Orlando, Florida. The total registrants for InfoComm 2023 reached 36,639, and 29,325 showed up from 115 countries. International attendance made up 20%. In addition, 37% were first-time attendees. More than 2,000 unique […]

As InfoComm Attendance Tops 29,000, rAVe’s Coverage Includes 1560+ New Product Videos

C SEED N1 Outdoor TV Makes Official Debut on the Market

The C SEED N1 Outdoor TV officially made its debut after a couple of years of being shown as a proof-of-concept at CEDIA. The N1 Outdoor TV takes only 60 seconds to rise to its height of three meters and five MicroLED panels unfold in the next 25 seconds to create a seamless monumental 165 […]

C SEED N1 Outdoor TV Makes Official Debut on the Market

Snap One Unveils Binary 960 Series MoIP Solutions

At InfoComm 2023, Snap One unveiled its new Binary 960 Series MoIP solutions, providing integrators and end users with AV-over-IP for residential and commercial projects. The new series enables the distribution of 4K60 video content, video tiling for up to 16 sources, simplified setup through OvrC, and reduced video compression for 10G-capable networks. The 960 […]

Snap One Unveils Binary 960 Series MoIP Solutions

SAVI Enters Lighting Control Market

SAVI just added QoraLux Lighting to its commercial product offering with both high and low-voltage solutions that enable Dealers to install more lighting systems. The QoraLux Low-Voltage Series delivers a lighting solution to commercial applications with energy-efficient and cost-effective drivers and fixtures. Featuring a full spectrum of customizable colors or variable whites, SAVI says integrators can […]

SAVI Enters Lighting Control Market

Dirac Live Active Room Treatment (ART) Now Available in All StormAudio Processors

Dirac and StormAudio announced the availability of the new Dirac Live Active Room Treatment (ART) add-on in all StormAudio processors. As you likely know, Dirac Live Active Room Treatment leverages Dirac’s expertise in MIMO mixed-phase impulse response correction technology. It enables spatial optimization, whereby all speakers in a sound system cooperate with each other to accomplish what […]

Dirac Live Active Room Treatment (ART) Now Available in All StormAudio Processors

Breaking Down the 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards Results

Last week, rAVe announced the winners of our 12th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Our awards are different from ANY other industry awards. All votes and nominations come from the AV community, meaning our winners are chosen via good old-fashioned popular vote. That’s why we’ve decided to share the breakdown of votes in each category. As […]

Breaking Down the 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards Results

Blackwire Designs Deploys Yamaha MTX Universal Driver

Blackwire Designs has designed and deployed its Yamaha MTX Universal Driver, which allows installers to utilize both the Yamaha MTX3 and MTX5-D audio processors with Control4 systems. The easy-to-install driver not only controls an MTX processor like any other audio matrix, but it is also the only solution that includes a customizable mixer interface that […]

Blackwire Designs Deploys Yamaha MTX Universal Driver

Visionary Partners With NETGEAR to Introduce Custom Profile for AV-over-IP Endpoints

Visionary and NETGEAR have partnered to provide integrators with a custom profile for Visionary’s AV-over-IP endpoints in NETGEAR’s line of professional AV-enabled switches. With this enhancement, NETGEAR’s switches can now automatically recognize Visionary devices as soon as they are connected, simplifying the configuration process and offering a plug-and-play experience to the end users. This integration […]

Visionary Partners With NETGEAR to Introduce Custom Profile for AV-over-IP Endpoints

Tempering The Need To Win

Everybody likes to win, right? At least that’s what I tell myself. And that’s fine, as far as it goes. But there are times when it can be taken too far. There are different ways of negotiating deals. Some are fairly universal, while others are more applicable to specific circumstances. Without going off on a […]

Tempering The Need To Win

SoundTube Brings NextGen Pendants to InfoComm 2023

SoundTube is at InfoComm with a set of patented NextGen pendants dubbed the Designer Sleeve and Mighty Mite. The Designer Sleeve DS31-EZ pendant speakers were developed to offer shape options for closed-ceiling applications that require a design element to meet décor needs. The Designer Sleeve starts with a base speaker that can be covered with […]

SoundTube Brings NextGen Pendants to InfoComm 2023

Announcing the 2023 rAVe Readers’ Choice Award Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of our 12th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Our awards are different from ANY other industry awards. First of all, the votes and nominations come from the AV community — we don’t believe in pay for play. We believe in winning because of a good old-fashioned popular vote — […]

Announcing the 2023 rAVe Readers’ Choice Award Winners

Dirac Live Bass Control Now Integrates Into Premium Audio Company’s Onkyo, Pioneer, Elite, Integra AVR Units

Dirac today announced another collaboration with Premium Audio Company to incorporate the company’s Dirac Live Bass Control solution into PAC’s Onkyo, Pioneer, Elite, and Integra AVR units. Specifically, Dirac Live Bass Control is now integrated into the Integra DRX-8.4; the Elite VSX-LX805, Pioneer VSA-LX805; and the Onkyo TX-RZ70 — all of which are now available. […]

Dirac Live Bass Control Now Integrates Into Premium Audio Company’s Onkyo, Pioneer, Elite, Integra AVR Units

Snap One Announces Next Chapter of Triad

Snap One recently announced the next chapter of Triad, beginning with the introduction of a line of soundbars that provide the premium audio performance and customization that Triad is known for, with elevated design and options. With its Triad Passive Soundbars line, Triad is entering a new era of precision engineering and design. Snap One […]

Snap One Announces Next Chapter of Triad

Planar Introduces DirectLight Pro Series at InfoComm 2023

Planar today announced the Planar DirectLight Pro Series at InfoComm 2023. The LED platform uses a high-bandwidth video transport and delivers high brightness, outstanding image performance and a range of popular pixel pitches down to sub-1 millimeter. The Planar DirectLight Pro Series is offered in the Planar Complete display configurations, including 109-inch, 137-inch,164-inch, 198-inch and […]

Planar Introduces DirectLight Pro Series at InfoComm 2023

SoundTube Entertainment Unveils XT850-LED 2-Way Outdoor Loudspeaker System

SoundTube Entertainment unveiled the XT850-LED, a two-way outdoor loudspeaker system. This system features integrated LED landscape lighting, creating a blend of high-quality sound and aesthetic lighting suitable for outdoor environments. The XT850-LED 8”, two-way speaker distinguishes itself from standard speaker systems with its UV-, scratch-, chlorine- and weather-resistant features. More than just a speaker, the […]

SoundTube Entertainment Unveils XT850-LED 2-Way Outdoor Loudspeaker System

Blustream Will Debut IP300UHD and IP350UHD at InfoComm 2023

Blustream is debuting its latest commercial video distribution solutions at booth 4173 at InfoComm 2023 in Orlando, Florida, including the new IP300UHD and Dante-enabled IP350UHD video over IP for transmitting 4K@60 (4:4:4) HDMI 2.0 18Gbps over a 1Gb network. Blustream will also highlight its entire Dante line, from amplifiers to wall plate audio converters. Available […]

Blustream Will Debut IP300UHD and IP350UHD at InfoComm 2023

Eclipse Audio’s SpeakerMeasure Automates the AES75 Test Procedure to Determine Maximum SPL

SpeakerMeasure is a free software tool from Eclipse Audio that automates the AES75 test procedure used to determine maximum SPL. SpeakerMeasure says it speeds up the measurement process and results in both repeatable and objective measurements. The Audio Engineering Society standard, released in 2022, details a test procedure for measuring maximum linear sound levels of […]

Eclipse Audio’s SpeakerMeasure Automates the AES75 Test Procedure to Determine Maximum SPL

Snap One Announces Entry-Level Control4 Bundle for Single-Room Installations or Expansions

Snap One just announced a new entry-level Control4 bundle to help partners tackle single-room installations or expansions, leveraging the new CORE lite Controller and popular Halo remote to deliver full functionality for any budget. The CORE lite is a new Control4 system controller designed explicitly for single-room use with ports including ethernet, one USB, one […]

Snap One Announces Entry-Level Control4 Bundle for Single-Room Installations or Expansions

CEDIA Expo Announces Programming for 2023 Show

CEDIA Expo announces expanded educational programming for CEDIA Expo 2023. Curated by CEDIA, the global membership association for the home technology industry, CEDIA Expo Conference features over 90 sessions, half of which are brand new. “The pace of change is accelerating,” said Mandy Beckner, vice president of education and training for CEDIA. “This year’s conference […]

CEDIA Expo Announces Programming for 2023 Show

RoseWater Energy Power Management Course for Luxury Homes Approved for CEU

RoseWater Energy Group announced that its new course, Providing Protection Via Power Management for Luxury Homes, focusing on the significance of stable and reliable power, has been approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for Continuing Education Units (CEU) in the Health, Wellness, and Safety category. The course designated RW2023, is now available and […]

RoseWater Energy Power Management Course for Luxury Homes Approved for CEU

Sonance Line of Professional Series Speakers Now Available Through SAVI

SAVI has announced its new partnership with Sonance; with the full line of Professional Series Speakers now available through SAVI, integrators. SAVI and Sonance work together to completely streamline the programming and installation experience, making it easier, faster, and more cost-effective than ever. Sonance’s sleek line of professional speakers, combined with SAVI’s revolutionarily simple audio […]

Sonance Line of Professional Series Speakers Now Available Through SAVI

Registration Opens for CEDIA Expo 2023

Registration is now open for CEDIA Expo 2023. The largest North American event for the channel, CEDIA Expo takes place September 6–9, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. CEDIA Expo is the must-attend annual gathering of the residential systems integration technology community, according to show organizers. CEDIA Expo 2023 will feature over 350 exhibiting […]

Registration Opens for CEDIA Expo 2023

Luxul to Debut SW Series PoE+ AV Switches at InfoComm 2023

Luxul will officially debut its new SW Series PoE+ AV switches lineup in the Legrand AV Booth 2201 in Orlando, Florida. The eight new managed switches allow system integrators to quickly set up, install and manage any AV-over-IP (AVoIP) infrastructure with enough PoE+ to power many network devices, according to Luxul. At InfoComm 2023, Luxul […]

Luxul to Debut SW Series PoE+ AV Switches at InfoComm 2023

May Temperature Check Results: InfoComm 2023

InfoComm 2023 is less than three weeks away — and it’s the most talked about topic in the ProAV industry right now. That’s why InfoComm 2023 was the focus of our May Temperature Check. The first question we asked you, our readers, was “What is your interest in attending InfoComm 2023?” And it should come […]

May Temperature Check Results: InfoComm 2023

Savant Systems Acquires POMCube Inc.

Savant Systems announced today that it has acquired POMCube Inc. This is a substantial announcement that will help the HomeAV market grow closer to the smart car market. “As part of our vision to create brighter lives and a more sustainable world, we’re continually looking to improve energy efficiency and independence on the path to […]

Savant Systems Acquires POMCube Inc.

Atlona Releases Upgrade to OmniStream AV-over-IP Platform

Atlona has released a free upgrade to its OmniStream AV-over-IP platform. The new OmniStream 2.0 firmware adds support for 4K@60 video with 4:4:4 color sampling alongside i­mproved bitrate efficiency and integrated multiview processing capabilities. OmniStream 2.0 features the new VCx codec, enabling 4K/60 4:4:4 streams with what the company claims is “artifact-free presentation” of both […]

Atlona Releases Upgrade to OmniStream AV-over-IP Platform

LG Display to Supply High-End TV Panels to Samsung Electronics — What Does This Mean?

In a wild twist of fate, Reuters is reporting that, “South Korea’s LG Display Co Ltd (034220.KS) will start supplying high-end TV panels to Samsung Electronic Co Ltd (005930.KS) from as early as this quarter, three sources said, in a deal that would help the loss-making flat-screen maker turn profitable.” Well, what do we have […]

LG Display to Supply High-End TV Panels to Samsung Electronics — What Does This Mean?

AtlasIED Just Made Genius Move with Investment in Fyne Audio; Look Out!

AtlasIED today announced a strategic investment in UK-based loudspeaker manufacturer, Fyne Audio. The partnership combines AtlasIED’s expertise in integrated solutions with Fyne Audio’s premium transducer technologies to open broader market opportunities for both companies. Fyne Audio of Glasgow, Scotland, was founded in 2017 with support from investors including Scottish Enterprise, Scotland’s national economic development agency. […]

AtlasIED Just Made Genius Move with Investment in Fyne Audio; Look Out!

Audio-Technica Launches AT2040USB Hypercardioid Dynamic USB Microphone

Audio-Technica announced the launch of the AT2040USB Hypercardioid Dynamic USB Microphone — the latest addition to A-T’s lineup of 20 Series content creation products. The AT2040USB microphone combines broadcast-quality performance with plug-and-play USB Type-C functionality. The microphone connects directly to the user’s computer for immediate use—no audio interface or additional cabling is required. The mic […]

Audio-Technica Launches AT2040USB Hypercardioid Dynamic USB Microphone