Emerson Takes Aim at Intel NUC with Ruggedized Tiny PC

February 21, 2024

Emerson announced the new PACSystems IPC 2010 Compact Industrial PC (IPC), a rugged computer designed to handle a wide range of “machine and discrete part manufacturing automation applications.” The new solution is designed to serve manufacturing sites and OEM machine builders who need a ruggedized, compact, durable IPC to cost-effectively support its Industrial Internet of […]

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Sennheiser Invests $7.5 Million in sensiBel Microphone Company

February 21, 2024

Sennheiser is investing 7 Million Euros ($7.5 Million USD) in the Norwegian MEMS microphone company sensiBel. The company has developed optical MEMS microphones, the miniature microphones enable a new and improved experience in application areas such as consumer electronics, automotive, conferencing solutions and medical devices. Driven by this aim, the company says it is further expanding […]

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Cadac Console Unveiled Brand-New Product Portfolio at ISE 2024

February 21, 2024

Cadac Console’s return to ISE and the unveiling of an entire new product portfolio, in the form of its flagship CM-Series integrated audio mix and network system. Here’s a video we shot of it at ISE 2024: An initial milestone on day one was the signing, at the show, of a US distribution agreement with […]

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Middle Atlantic Products Adds Forum Lectern

February 21, 2024

Middle Atlantic Products announced the Forum Lectern, the latest solution in the company’s configurable AV furniture product line, Forum Collaboration Suite. Compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the electrically height-adjustable Forum Lectern is perfectly suited for higher education and training or presentation spaces. It offers customization to fit any space, like logo panels, […]

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Extron Launches Third Edition of the Esports Systems Design Guide

February 20, 2024

Extron announced the immediate availability of the third edition of the Esports Systems Design Guide. Due to the diversity and customized nature of esports systems, designing them demands a tailored approach to meet the specific needs of each space. Whether you are well-versed in esports environment development or just exploring your options, starting with a […]

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Pasternack Announces Standard Gain Horn Antenna Radome Covers

February 20, 2024

Pasternack announced standard gain horn antenna radome covers designed to protect a wide array of waveguide horn antennas for functionality in outdoor settings. They are outdoor rated and weatherproof. The material’s low relative permittivity “ensures minimal reflection or attenuation of signals, maintaining pristine integrity and performance of the waveguide system.” Moreover, the covers are constructed […]

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NADiV Audio Launches Dante-Enabled Audio Interfaces

February 20, 2024

NADiV Audio has launched its NADiV range of Dante-enabled audio interface and control devices for portable and installed AV and pro audio environments, including houses of worship, recording studios and live event venues. The NADiV family is anchored by two rack-mount interface products, 8 Squared and 16 Squared, that support multiple channels (8×8 and 16×16, […]

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Need Live Support? Call Jen Watman at Solid State Logic

February 20, 2024

Solid State Logic appointed Jen Watman as live product specialist. Watman is responsible for providing user support for the entire SSL Live product line. Since joining SSL, Watman has delivered SSL Live User Training to SSL’s touring and house of worship customers, resellers and end users alike. One of her primary objectives will be to […]

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

February 19, 2024

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 […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

February 19, 2024

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 […]

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Shure Issues Statement In Support of New FCC Wireless Mic Order

February 18, 2024

In a new release, Shure says it supports the recently released Federal Communications Commission (FCC) order which expands opportunities for wireless microphone users. Shure has been active in FCC proceedings over the past few years advocating on behalf of a wide array of customers who rely on wireless microphones. Wireless microphones continue to play an […]

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

February 15, 2024

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, […]

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January 2024 Temperature Check Results: ProAV Predictions

February 15, 2024

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 […]

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NETGEAR is Now Plug & Play with Panasonic Connect KAIROS

February 14, 2024

NETGEAR announced an interoperability partnership with Panasonic Connect for the KAIROS IT/IP Platform for live production. The M4350 series ST 2110-capable switches are part of NETGEAR’s ongoing initiative to develop AV-over-IP solutions for the broadcast and Pro AV industries. KAIROS is an IT/IP Platform for live production that gives professionals unlimited control to deliver content […]

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Scalable Display Technologies Partners With VVVV for Media Server Acceleration

February 12, 2024

Scalable Display Technologies announced an integration with VVVV, a platform designed for creating custom media servers. As a result, Scalable Display Manager provides users with smooth integration, precise edge blending, color matching and intuitive calibration for engaging and immersive experiences — all directly within VVVV. Scalable Display Technologies and VVVV have partnered to provide a […]

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rAVe February 2024 Temperature Check — Survey Open!

February 8, 2024

Stadiums and arenas are an important part of AV. With the Super Bowl this weekend to Taylor Swift’s worldwide Eras Tour, none of these things would be possible without our industry. That’s why we’re curious to know if you work on any stadium projects and how big of a part of your business this is. […]

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AVI Systems Signs Agreement With Audiovisual Associates of New Jersey to Further Expand the AVI Footprint in the Northeast United States

February 8, 2024

AVI Systems, the global audiovisual and unified collaboration systems integrator, announced that Audio Visual Associates (AVA) will join AVI Systems as it 32nd location in the U.S. Located in New Jersey, AVA will serve its clients going forward as AVI Systems. The majority of AVA employees will become employee owners at AVI Systems when the […]

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Astera Launches ProjectionLens Accessory for Battery-Powered LED-Based Light

February 8, 2024

Astera announced the launch of ProjectionLens, as accessory designed to add capabilities to its battery-powered, LED-based light, allowing to convert quickly into a Profile Spotlight. The lightweight, portable PlutoFresnel — which operates on a completely wireless basis with built-in battery pack — can be “transformed in less than a minute simply by slipping on the […]

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Planar Announces Next-Generation Series LED Video Wall Solutions

February 7, 2024

Planar announced the enhancement of three 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 and enhanced […]

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Extron Just Made Sending HDMI Through Fiber a Lot Easier

February 7, 2024

Extron announced that the FOX3 T 101 and FOX3 R 101 are now in stock and available. This compact fiber optic transmitter and receiver pair offer long haul transmission of HDCP-compliant HDMI video with embedded audio over fiber optic cabling. Engineered for exceptional high-resolution image performance, they use Extron all-digital technology to deliver mathematically lossless […]

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

February 7, 2024

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 […]

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Studio Technologies Releases 3 New Models of Announcer’s Consoles

February 7, 2024

Studio Technologies announced the release of its new Model 214A, 215A, and 216A Announcer’s Consoles. The three units are designed to serve as the audio control center for announcers, commentators and production personnel. The Model 214A, 215A, and 216A incorporate upgraded capability and performance while maintaining compatibility with the well-regarded Model 214, 215 and 216 […]

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Screen Innovations Announces CarbonBlack Screen Material for Large Venue Projection

February 7, 2024

Screen Innovations announced its CarbonBlack screen material for large venue projection is available. CarbonBlack screen fabric used in our Hybrid Pro Screens is a large-format imaging solution that delivers the superior contrast, color accuracy, and sharpness of LED displays with the imaging flexibility (ultra-short-throw, standard-throw, edge blending) of projection screens and installation versatility of motorized […]

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Marshall CV730 30x UHD60 NDI PTZ Camera Now Works With Quicklink Remote Studio

February 6, 2024

Marshall Electronics announced that its CV730 30x UHD60 NDI PTZ camera is compatible with the Quicklink Remote Studio and ST250 multi-camera remote studio solution, allowing for “complete remote control of the camera and other elements of a studio from a single, easy and intuitive web-based user interface.” Quicklink Remote Studio controls camera pan/tilt/zoom/pedestals with automatic […]

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New Extron XTP II CP 4o HD AT Includes 8K Output Board With Dante and HDCP 2.3

February 1, 2024

Extron is shipping the XTP II CP 4o HD AT 8K output board, the newest product to join the XTP Systems family. The company says this XTP output board provides four HDMI outputs and four Dante digital audio outputs. It is HDCP 2.3 compliant and supports HDMI 2.1 performance at video resolutions up to 8K@30 […]

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MSolutions MS-41Q is 18G 4K Compatible Quadview Video Processor for Digital Canvassing

January 29, 2024

MSolutions introduced a quadview video processor to scale and display four video sources in a single screen. The company says the new MS-41Q can accept four HDMI sources and upscale any input resolution to 4K@60 4:4:4 with up to 18Gbps bandwidth for monitoring of live production, security and other applications. The MSolutions MS-41Q provides six […]

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Neutrik Has EN/IEC 60799 Standard Cables; Use Them!

January 25, 2024

Under the latest legally binding international safety regulations, power connection and interconnection cord sets, for use with and within the full range of professional AV and IT devices and applications, require to be certified to the EN/IEC 60799 standard. Neutrik’s new preassembled, fully certified cord sets series provide a ready-made solution across a range of […]

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Shure Intros the Axient Digital ADX3 Transmitter

January 25, 2024

Shure just introduced the Axient Digital ADX3 plug-on transmitter, which the company says ADX3 transforms any XLR-terminated microphone into a portable Axient Digital ADX Series wireless microphone. Whether the microphone and ADX3 are in the hand of a reporter or suspended above an actor with a boom pole, ShowLink allows comprehensive, real-time control of all […]

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Barix Drops First Native Dante Hardware Solution

January 24, 2024

Barix just dropped its first native Dante hardware solution six months after announcing plans to bring wide and local area networking closer together through Dante. Now available, the new entry-level IP Former TPA400 Native Dante decoder/amplifier provides ultra-low-latency delivery for synchronized audio playout across many endpoints. Barix introduced the original IP Former TPA400 to help […]

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Shure Expands Its SLX-D Digital Wireless Family

January 24, 2024

Shure announced the expansion of its SLX-D Digital Wireless family by introducing SLX-D Portable Systems, including the new SLXD5 Portable Digital Wireless Receiver and SLXD3 Plug-On Digital Wireless Transmitter. The company says the SLX-D Portables deliver scalability, high-performance wireless, superior digital audio, reliable RF performance and convenient power management of SLX-D in new, durable form […]

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Lux Machina Consulting Produces Riot Game’s League of Legends World Championship Esports Competition

January 24, 2024

Lux Machina Consulting, specialists in virtual production and official authorized service-based partners of Stage Precision, recently wrapped up work on the production of Riot Game’s League of Legends World Championship e-sports competition. Through the implementation of Stage Precision’s flagship SP software into their workflow, the team were able to manage a complex and multi-layered AR […]

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Clear-Com Moves to the Cloud With Its Gen-IC Cloud Intercom System

January 24, 2024

Clear-Com introduces the Gen-IC Cloud Intercom system, a secure and flexible virtual intercom solution that allows users to easily integrate on-premise hardware with virtual intercom clients. Designed for scalability, the company says the Gen-IC Cloud Intercom will be sold through Clear-Com’s global network of Reseller Partners and will allow end users to quickly ramp up […]

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