BenQ Releases Latest Golf Simulator Projector, the LH600ST

BenQ announced its latest golf simulator projector, the $1,099 BenQ LH600ST, a 4LED light engine that can be placed about 10 feet from the screen. In addition, BenQ says it is making it easy to calculate and see the room dynamics for almost any golf-sim setup, including 1:1, with its new 3D Golf Simulation Room […]

BenQ Releases Latest Golf Simulator Projector, the LH600ST

Key Digital Adds KD-FIX418A-2 HDMI Fixer

Key Digital has introduced the KD-FIX418A-2, an update to its in-line Ultra HD/4K 18G HDMI Fixer, a connectivity repair and audio de-embedding device for HDMI related to Hot Plug Detection, EDID handshaking, HDCP authentication and signal degradation. The third-generation KD-FIX418A-2 offers switchable 4K down-conversion to 1080p to support legacy monitors and projectors and de-embedded digital […]

Key Digital Adds KD-FIX418A-2 HDMI Fixer

Onkyo Adds TX-SR3100 5.2-Channel AVR

Onkyo just introduced the TX-SR3100, a 5.2 channel AVR with HDMI 2.1a support that includes resolutions and refresh rates as high as 8K60 and 4K120 as well as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X audio formats. In addition to support for Dynamic HDR formats, ALLM, VRR, QFT and SBTM (Source-Based Tone Mapping), the Onkyo TX-SR3100 incorporates Dolby […]

Onkyo Adds TX-SR3100 5.2-Channel AVR

Viking Announces X-205 Series of Intercoms With HD IP Video, Two-Way Voice Communication

Viking’s new X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication — all in a “compact chassis.” The intercoms feature a built-in HD video camera with H.264 video compression, low light sensitivity, and a wide viewing angle. Dual 1080p video streams can be viewed on a desktop monitor or IP video phone; […]

Viking Announces X-205 Series of Intercoms With HD IP Video, Two-Way Voice Communication

LG Business Solutions Announces ProBeam BU53RG Short-Throw 4K UHD Projector

LG Business Solutions announced the LG ProBeam BU53RG short-throw 4K UHD projector as a replacement to the LG ProBeam BU53PST projector. The new ProBeam BU53RG includes webOS 6.0 Signage, a web-based digital signage platform that has display features including support for streamlined tools to tie into a larger webOS digital signage network. With the ability […]

LG Business Solutions Announces ProBeam BU53RG Short-Throw 4K UHD Projector

Sony Expands BRAVIA 4K Professional Display Lineup With EZ20L Series

Sony announced the expansion of its BRAVIA 4K Professional Display lineup with the introduction of the EZ20L series for commercial environments. The EZ20L 4K series, designed for corporate and retail applications, comes in sizes ranging from 43 to 75 inches. As the introductory offering in the lineup, the EZ20L models will provide professional features including […]

Sony Expands BRAVIA 4K Professional Display Lineup With EZ20L Series

PPDS Introduces 32″ Version of Philips Tableaux 5150I

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) officially announced a 32” version of its ePaper signage range, the Philips Tableaux 5150I. The new 32” Philips Tableaux 5150I signals a larger form factor full-color ePaper displays, with PPDS in a market forecast to be worth almost $43.2 billion by 2030*. Here’s a video we shot of the ePaper […]

PPDS Introduces 32″ Version of Philips Tableaux 5150I

Conquering the Basics

When I was in junior high, our baseball coach constantly impressed upon us the importance of conquering the basics, or the fundamentals of the sport. The reason was that consistently and successfully executing the basics on the field is what wins games. Here’s what he had to say about showboating or trying to be fancy, […]

Conquering the Basics

Leon Offers All-Weather Covers For Its Terra LuminSound Outdoor Audio and Lighting Solutions

Leon announced a new optional accessory for its Terra LuminSound line of outdoor audio and lighting solutions, an all-weather cover that the company claims helps protect and maintain Terra LuminSound products “in even the harshest of environments.” Available in two sizes for both the Terra LuminSound TrLS50 and taller LuminSound Bollard, Leon says the Terra […]

Leon Offers All-Weather Covers For Its Terra LuminSound Outdoor Audio and Lighting Solutions

SoundTube Entertainment Launches XT850-Sub Outdoor Subwoofer With 70/100v Technology

SoundTube Entertainment just launched of the XT850-Sub, an 8″ outdoor subwoofer that uses 70/100v technology. The XT850-Sub features SuperT transformerless technology, which delivers bass without the losses in low-end frequency performance due to traditional 70.7/100 Volt subwoofer transformer behavior. This means that users can enjoy deep, powerful bass to 30 Hz with peak output of […]

SoundTube Entertainment Launches XT850-Sub Outdoor Subwoofer With 70/100v Technology

Screen Innovations Debuts Short Throw Lift For Smaller Media Rooms and Corporate Boardrooms

Screen Innovations just debuted a Short Throw Lift that addresses the need for “large but discreet” displays in smaller media rooms and corporate boardrooms. Unlike traditional projection systems that require ample distance from the projector to the screen or work best in dark rooms, the pop-up laser TV sits just inches from a short-throw projector. […]

Screen Innovations Debuts Short Throw Lift For Smaller Media Rooms and Corporate Boardrooms

Extron Introduces DTP3 T 101 D Transmitter

Extron just introduced the new DTP3 T 101 D, a one-gang decorator-style transmitter for sending HDMI up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CAT 6A cable. Extron claims the product extends video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) without compression, ensuring optimal image quality. This HDCP 2.3-compliant transmitter includes EDID Minder, a comprehensive EDID […]

Extron Introduces DTP3 T 101 D Transmitter

Blackwire Designs Launches WiZ Pro Driver for Control4

Blackwire Designs recently announced the launch of its WiZ Pro Driver for Control4, bringing customization to smart lighting control. By integrating all WiZ smart lighting devices into the Control4 ecosystem, the driver enables users to manage brightness, color and scenes using their Control4 touch panel, remote or smartphone app. The WiZ Pro for Control4 Driver […]

Blackwire Designs Launches WiZ Pro Driver for Control4

RTI Adds Brittany Delgado as Regional Sales Manager

RTI announced the appointment of Brittany Delgado as its new regional sales manager. Delgado will oversee sales activities in the central U.S. region for both RTI and Blustream. “We are excited to welcome Brittany to our sales team,” said Josh Litwack, RTI vice president of global sales. “She’s a consummate AV sales professional with a […]

RTI Adds Brittany Delgado as Regional Sales Manager

Acurus Launches Acurus M4 Amplifier

Acurus launched a 2RU, four-channel, bridgeable, 200W Class D amplifier aimed at both home cinemas or multi-purpose media rooms. Acurus says the Acurus M4 boasts 200W per channel, all channels driven, with ultra-low noise and distortion using a Class D amplifier. The company also claims M4’s control is via trigger, IR, RS-232 and Ethernet. The […]

Acurus Launches Acurus M4 Amplifier

SoundTube Entertainment Adds MCA2004t Class D Amplifier

SoundTube Entertainment announced the availability of the MCA2004t Class D amplifier. The amplifier is designed for continuous use in commercial and professional audio settings from performance venues to retail spaces and educational institutions. The MCA2004t Class D amplifier claims 200W at 8 ohms direct or 70/100V constant voltage output per each of its four channels […]

SoundTube Entertainment Adds MCA2004t Class D Amplifier

Picking the Right Clients

Some solid advice I received long ago was that “you can’t chase every rabbit.” My dogs would disagree, and I see their point, but as business advice goes, it holds up. You need to cultivate long-term relationships with the people you can do business with, not just to look after their needs on a repeat […]

Picking the Right Clients

Window to the Future

Megapixel Brings Hollywood Tech to Architectural Applications With Launch of Ventana MicroLED Displays With Hollywood’s rapid adoption of virtual production studios, you’ll find Megapixel whose core technology (with more than 200 patents) for LED displays and video processing helped transform the way Hollywood produces its visual effects. Megapixel’s Emmy- and Oscar-winning technologies have become the […]

Window to the Future

R_volution Introduces PlayerOne Media Player

R_volution unveiled the PlayerOne, a new 4K Ultra HD Media Player compatible with both Dolby Vision and HDR10+. R_volution is a new brand specializing in consumer electronic devices. In the US, R_volution is distributed by Let’s Get Physical Distribution Inc. and in Europe, the brand is distributed by HD LAND. Equipped with the professional quad-core […]

R_volution Introduces PlayerOne Media Player

CEDIA Expo Recognizes Dejero With TechStarter Grand Prize and Specifi IO With TechStarter Best Startup Award

CEDIA Expo introduced new residential technology brands through the Launchpad and TechStarter programs at CEDIA Expo 2023. This year, CEDIA Expo recognized Dejero with the TechStarter Grand Prize and Specifi IO with the TechStarter Best Startup Award. Brands in The Launchpad participated in the TechStarter Competition, presenting short business pitches to CEDIA Expo’s panel of […]

CEDIA Expo Recognizes Dejero With TechStarter Grand Prize and Specifi IO With TechStarter Best Startup Award

Key Digital Intros New HDMI 4K 60Hz 100ft Wireless Extender Kit With IR

Key Digital has introduced the KD-4KWHCEX HDMI 4K 60Hz 100 ft Wireless Extender KIT with IR. The KD-4KWHCEX extends up to 4K HDMI signals with the latest standards — 18G, 3840×2160 60 Hz resolution, HDR10 at 4:4:4 chroma, and deep color. The KD-4KWHCEX supports HDCP 2.2 and features TMDS re-clocking and signal regeneration. The two-unit […]

Key Digital Intros New HDMI 4K 60Hz 100ft Wireless Extender Kit With IR

Acurus Introduces M4 Amplifier

Acurus just debuted a 2RU, four-channel, bridgeable, 200W Class D amplifier dubbed the M4. Acurus says this new product meets the demands of home environments, whether it be home cinemas or multi-purpose media rooms. At the heart of the Acurus M4 is Class D amplification that can be controlled for home theater applications via a […]

Acurus Introduces M4 Amplifier

Viking Introduces X-35 Series SIP VoIP Phone System

Viking added to its access control products this week with the new X-35 Series, an HD video and voice SIP VoIP phone system. Viking says the intercoms feature a built-in HD video camera with H.264 video compression, low light sensitivity and a wide viewing angle. Dual 1080p video streams can be viewed on a desktop […]

Viking Introduces X-35 Series SIP VoIP Phone System

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of CEDIA Expo Awards

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of CEDIA Expo Awards! When rAVe covers a show, we actually cover the ENTIRE show. I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every booth at CEDIA Expo 2023 to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. No other company went to every […]

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of CEDIA Expo Awards

Lightware Visual Engineering Announces 2 USB-C Extender Active Optical Cables

Lightware Visual Engineering just announced two USB–C extender Active Optical Cables in 8- and 10-meter lengths, the CAB-USBC-AOC800K and the CAB-USBC-AOC1000K. The cables are compatible with all major operating systems and support USB 3 Gen2 10Gbps “SuperSpeed,” making them ideal for high-speed data transfer use cases such as 4K webcam use and transfer to and […]

Lightware Visual Engineering Announces 2 USB-C Extender Active Optical Cables

Women in Consumer Technology Hosts All-Day Networking Event ‘New Year, New You! The Power of Executive Coaching’

Women in Consumer Technology (WiCT) is hosting an all-day networking event, “New Year, New You! The Power of Executive Coaching,” on Nov. 16 at the CEDIA headquarters in Fishers, Indiana. The event will give attendees insight into what coaching is and how a professional coach can help take their career and life to a new […]

Women in Consumer Technology Hosts All-Day Networking Event ‘New Year, New You! The Power of Executive Coaching’

Leon Speakers Adds Leon Studio Frame for BRAVIA XR

Leon Speakers announced a new Leon Studio Frame for BRAVIA XR. The Leon Studio Frame and the exclusive Sony Art Frame Gallery app come together to transform the Sony BRAVIA XR TV’s 4K HDR display into a framed “work of art.” This newly unveiled Studio Frame is designed exclusively to work with the BRAVIA XR […]

Leon Speakers Adds Leon Studio Frame for BRAVIA XR

McIntosh Launches MQ112 Environmental 8-Band Stereo Equalizer

McIntosh announced the launch of the new MQ112 Environmental Equalizer, an eight-band stereo equalizer. The MQ112 includes analog equalization features, which enable listeners to adjust audio signal levels by an ±12dB range at eight key bands between 25Hz and 10kHz. Rather than tinkering with room treatments, speaker placement, or even reorganizing the entire room to […]

McIntosh Launches MQ112 Environmental 8-Band Stereo Equalizer

Answer the Phone

It’s an annual tradition that at the start of the New Year my wife makes a Facebook post that goes: “Hey other realtors: want to make more money this year? Then answer your phone when I call!” We’ll get back to why that’s important in just a minute. It’s a weird rule of the cosmos […]

Answer the Phone

Draper Launches Ascend ‘Manual Roller Shade of the Future’

Draper just launched something they are calling the manual roller shade of the future — one without hanging cords, bead chains, or locking springs — it’s called Ascend. The all-new Ascend is a cordless shading system that uses a light touch of one hand upwards at the bottom of the hembar to move the shade […]

Draper Launches Ascend ‘Manual Roller Shade of the Future’

CEDIA to Host CEDIA Legislative Day at Michigan State Capitol

CEDIA is set to host the CEDIA Legislative Day at the Michigan State Capitol on Oct. 18. The event will emphasize the importance of skilled trades in Michigan and the need for a proper regulatory environment to support the smart home technology industry. CEDIA’s leadership will join Michigan integrators to explain to policymakers the essential […]

CEDIA to Host CEDIA Legislative Day at Michigan State Capitol

HARMAN Luxury Audio Group Launches ARCAM Radia Series

HARMAN Luxury Audio Group announced the launch of the ARCAM Radia Series of audio products consisting of the ARCAM A5, A15 and A25 integrated amplifiers; the ARCAM CD5 CD player; and the ARCAM ST5 high-resolution streamer. With an initial offering comprising Class AB and G integrated amplifiers and a matching streamer and CD player, HARMAN […]

HARMAN Luxury Audio Group Launches ARCAM Radia Series