Shure Filled the Super Bowl With Audio

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This year’s Super Bowl again included a number of Shure products to help bring quality audio to the more than 100 million viewers worldwide. And with fewer fans in attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions, viewers might have heard more of the game audio than in the past. Shure played a key role in the entire […]

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Poly Releases Rove DECT IP Phone With Antimicrobial Product Protection

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Poly announced the Poly Rove DECT; an IP phone that features built-in Microban antimicrobial product protection. At rAVe, we believe this is likely going to become commonplace with new business products handled by multiple people on a daily basis but, Microban does not say the this product or its other antimicrobial coatings or surfaces prevent […]

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Martin Audio Debuts First Constant Curvature Array — Called TORUS

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Martin Audio debuts first constant curvature array, TORUS, and a new 3D prediction and optimization software called DISPLAY 3. For applications that typically require a throw between 15-30 meters (50-100 feet), a full-blown line array is not always practical, optimal or affordable. Conversely, a point source solution may not be sufficient in coverage and SPL. […]

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ClearOne Announces Free Version of COLLABORATE Space Lifetime Subscription Messaging App

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ClearOne announced that a version of its COLLABORATE Space lifetime subscription messaging app is now available for free. ClearOne’s COLLABORATE Space is a collaboration tool that delivers a full suite of audio, videoconferencing, web conferencing and meeting tools in a persistent space from any device. “The free version of COLLABORATE Space allows up to ten […]

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Comprehensive Releases New Presentation Adapter for Meetings and Classrooms

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Comprehensive’s SimpliShare SSH-500T 4K is basically a presentation adapter cable to simplify connection of any source in a meeting room, huddle space and classroom. Using a multihead cable adapter design, it includes connections for HDMI, Mini DP or USB-C video to any HDMI 4K display and passes up to Ultra HD 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) 18G. It’s […]

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In Surprising Move, Sennheiser Separates Consumer and Professional Groups

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Sennheiser plans to exclusively focus on its professional business and aims to secure a partnership to strengthen its market position in consumer electronics (translation: The company is looking for either a buyer of the consumer products division or an investment partner). With this decision, Sennheiser is consistently continuing on its course to build greater independence […]

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Here’s How to Perfect Zoom’s Audio Settings for a Live Multisite Music Jam Session or Broadcast

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Are you one of the tens of thousands who miss jamming and playing music together? Well, Zoom’s now amped up its audio settings to allow for a more professional music experience for both the participants and the listeners. And, a longtime friend of mine, Brian Huff CTS-D, CTS-I, a Berklee College of Music graduate, and […]

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UPDATED: Borgarting Appeals Court Acquits Norxe AS of Intellectual Property Claims Made by Barco

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Update: Inge Govaerts, corporate public relations manager at Barco, sent rAVe the following statement Tuesday: “It has been a tough case for both parties, but the starting point has been that it was believed that there was such clear evidence of objectionable actions that the outcome was a trial. Barco is of course disappointed not […]

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Extron Intros PlenumVault Direct View System for Classrooms

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Extron has introduced the new PlenumVault Direct View System for classrooms with flat panel displays. This system delivers an experience for students and instructors, providing enhanced audio and video quality for in-person, hybrid and remote learning environments. Customers can add their choice of user interface options, AV signal extension, speakers, mounting hardware and cabling for […]

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PPDS Releases New Line of Ultra HD Pro TVs

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PPDS (formerly Philips Professional Display Solutions) has announced the availability of its range of Chromecast built-in and Crestron-Connected certified B-Line Ultra HD pro TVs. The product was first teased at ISE 2020 in Amsterdam with this video: The new Philips B-Line range is PPDS’ most advanced pro TV line to date, equipped out of the […]

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Vaddio Now Shipping New Recessed Ceiling Camera

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A flipping, recessed ceiling camera from Vaddio, the RoboFLIP 30 HDBT, is shipping and fully rotates into its enclosure when in standby mode, allowing room occupants a visual assurance that video feeds are not active. The RoboFLIP is a native 1080p@60 resolution camera (via HDBaseT and HDMI) using the Exmor R CMOS sensor. Equipped with […]

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Uniguest Acquires Janus Displays

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Uniguest announced the acquisition of Florida-based Janus Displays. The Janus Displays acquisition complements other recent acquisitions by Uniguest, strengthening its position for engagement technology including IPTV, digital signage, mobile apps, secure kiosks and room-booking solutions. Prior to the acquisition, Uniguest operated more than 18,000 managed accounts, over 100,000 managed assets, and 350,000+ licensed assets in […]

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Almo Pro A/V’s Spring E4v Event Is Set for March 9-11

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Almo Professional A/V revealed its next live, digital education event — the E4 Evolution (E4v) — is taking place March 9-11, 2021. Part of the E4 Experience platform, the E4v features the ability to access six customized subject matter “halls” — digital signage, education, emerging technologies, corporate AV, pro audio and UCC — for a […]

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Securing AV: The SolarWinds Attack of 2020 (Actually 2019)

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For each column in this series, rAVe writer Paul Konikowski takes a deeper dive into a recent security event or data breach, shedding light on supply chain vulnerabilities, infrastructure, and cyber-physical security. While most Americans are still processing the recent attack on the United States Capitol building, many cybersecurity researchers and professionals believe the real […]

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RISE Spotlight: Live Events Experiences, Reinvented

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Oh, how much we all miss live events. No matter how much you miss live events, you can’t possibly miss them as much as the people whose entire livelihood is based on live events. The latest thought-leading RISE series by ISE, turned its “Spotlight” on live event experiences and the “reinvention” that will mark their […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 3.0: The New Tech LAVNCH Day Roundup

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The final hurrah of LAVNCH WEEK 3.0 was New Tech LAVNCH Day: a day dedicated entirely to something we’re all (still) desperately missing without trade shows — new product launches. This day looked a little different from the other two LAVNCH WEEK 3.0 days (ProAV Day and End User Day), so this wrap-up story will […]

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MAXHUB Intros Integrated LED Wall Display Line

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MAXHUB just introduced its line of Integrated LED Wall displays (aka: dvLED). Ranging in size from 110 to 220 inches, the MAXHUB Integrated LED Wall are designed for meeting rooms, lecture halls and other large venues. Incorporating interactive and mirroring technology — including multidevice screen sharing and synchronized writing. Unlike many competing LED display products, […]

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What Happens When Gary Kayye Interviews Industry Pros During LAVNCH? GARY: Unscripted

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If you joined us for LAVNCH WEEK 3.0, you likely noticed that we had a new segment dubbed “GARY: Unscripted.” The concept is pretty much explained by the name: Gary Kayye hosted a series of rapid-fire, 10-minute sessions, where he would interview industry professionals with no script — a completely off-the-cuff conversation. Kayye interviewed a […]

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Registration Now Open for ISE 2021

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Registration opened Thursday for Integrated Systems Europe 2021, making its debut at Fira de Barcelona, Gran Vía this June. Coming at a time of anticipation from an industry that is keen to “get back to work” in the second half of the year, it will incorporate both live and online content. Integrated Systems Events Managing […]

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Black Box Releases MCX Gen 2 Controller

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Black Box announced the release of the MCX Gen 2 Controller, an all-in-one network controller and manager for the Black Box MCX AV-over-IP (AVoIP) distribution and management system. Enabling control over the MCX system, the new controller simplifies setup and management of MCX AVoIP systems. The Black Box MCX system takes advantage of software-defined video […]

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Extron Just Launched a Timely New Product

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Extron just launched a timely product — since everything uses USB now — in the form of the UCS 900 Series of fiber optic SuperSpeed USB extenders that extend USB data signals from peripheral devices to a host computer over fiber optic cable. These extenders are compatible with all USB standards up to USB 3.2 […]

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FSR Launches Variable-Speed Temperature-Controlled Fan for Its Wall Boxes

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FSR has announced the launch of its PWB-320-FAN, a variable speed, temperature-controlled fan option for its PWB-320and PWB-320XL wall box series. The option adds a supplemental level of protection for the gear installed in the versatile wall boxes by keeping it cool while in the wall. In addition to connectivity wall, floor, table and ceiling […]

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Yamaha Unified Communications Adds Mersive Technologies to Its Strategic Partner Program

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Yamaha Unified Communications has added Mersive Technologies to its Strategic Partner Program. This new alliance brings Yamaha’s audio and Mersive’s Bring Your Own Meeting room system to hybrid workspaces, allowing onsite and remote workers to work together. Yamaha’s YVC series of conference phones fully integrate with Mersive’s Solstice Pod to deliver a new meeting and […]

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The Marshall AR-DM61-BT Is Now Dante, Too

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Marshall Electronics reintroduced its AR-DM61-BT multichannel digital audio monitor, now available with Dante capabilities. The AR-DM61-BT-64DT also includes built-in live video monitoring and can operate as an audio/video QC solution for a range of applications including TV stations, broadcast trucks, transfer stations and house of worship facilities. The AR-DM61-BT-64DT provides versatile audio analysis functions, and […]

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Planar To Unveil New Line of 4K Commercial LCD Displays at LAVNCH WEEK 3.0

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At LAVNCH WEEK 3.0 Thursday, Planar will unveil its Planar UltraRes X Series, a line of 4K resolution (3840×2160) commercial-grade LCD displays featuring 700-nit brightness and a wide color gamut perfect for High Dynamic Range (HDR) content. Available in 75-inch, 85-inch and 100-inch sizes, Planar UltraRes X Series includes a 24×7 design and, when paired […]

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Marshall Electronics Reintroduces Its AR-DM61-BT Multichannel Digital Audio Monitor — Now With Dante Capabilities

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Marshall Electronics reintroduced its AR-DM61-BT multichannel digital audio monitor, now available with Dante capabilities. The AR-DM61-BT-64DT also includes built-in live video monitoring and can operate as an audio/video QC solution for a range of applications including TV stations, broadcast trucks, transfer stations and house of worship facilities. The AR-DM61-BT-64DT provides audio analysis functions, and professional […]

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Pexip Announces Native Integration With Epic Health Record System

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Pexip announced a native integration with the electronic health record system, Epic. With a focus on providing an easy to use, secure system for patients and healthcare providers, the integration makes it simple to start a scheduled video meeting directly from the Epic interface MyChart, using any mobile device or browser. Pexip is already in […]

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