LAVNCH WEEK 9: ProAV Day Recap

Hello and welcome to the recap of the final day of LAVNCH WEEK 9, ProAV Day! We’ve saved the best for last: ProAV stands as a cornerstone of the AV industry, providing the essential infrastructure and technology needed to deliver seamless audio and visual experiences across various applications. Whether it’s in corporate settings, educational institutions, […]

LAVNCH WEEK 9: ProAV Day Recap

University of Floria Deploys 200+ Screen Signage Network Using Sony BRAVIA

Ranked among U.S. News’ five best public universities in the United States, the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville has been driving innovation and pushing boundaries since 1853. As the diverse and academically rich school evolves, technology plays a key role in enhancing visualization, promoting critical information and facilitating collaboration, while helping to set a […]

University of Floria Deploys 200+ Screen Signage Network Using Sony BRAVIA

Utelogy and Neat Partner for Simplification

Utelogy Corporation announced its integration with Neat where the Neat Pulse API works with Utelogy’s platform, sans programming. Through this partnership, Utelogy’s platform now integrates with Neat devices supported through the Neat Pulse API, offering unprecedented capabilities in people counting, occupancy reporting, and environmental monitoring — elements crucial for today’s smart buildings and collaborative workspaces. […]

Utelogy and Neat Partner for Simplification

Neat and Neowit Offer a Solution to Ghost Meetings in UCC

Ghost meetings refer to meetings and rooms that are booked but not attended. This leads to unused meeting rooms and frustrated employees that are not able to find available rooms even though the rooms are not in use. Additionally, ghost meetings lead to underutilized spaces and resources, causing unnecessary costs for the organization. To combat […]

Neat and Neowit Offer a Solution to Ghost Meetings in UCC

NTI Adds Environment Monitoring System for Smart Building Applications

NTI’s ENVIROMUX Micro Environment Monitoring System (EMS) monitors critical environmental conditions, such as temperature, humidity, liquid/water presence, power, intrusion and smoke. When a sensor goes out of range of a configurable threshold, the system will notify you via email, webpage, network management (SNMP), and/or SMS messages (via email-to-SMS). It features an integrated temperature/humidity sensor, two […]

NTI Adds Environment Monitoring System for Smart Building Applications

Audio-Technica Adds California Office and New Company, Technica Logistics

Audio-Technica announced the formation of a new logistical operations company, Technica Logistics Inc. The announcement was made by Manabu Aoki, Audio-Technica director and CEO/president of Audio-Technica U.S. Inc., and underscores A-T’s long-term strategic business plan for ongoing growth and expansion in the coming years. “This new company is formed to supply enhanced service to our […]

Audio-Technica Adds California Office and New Company, Technica Logistics

PPDS, Digital Video Group, FX Design Group and tvONE Join Forces at NAB 2024

PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips digital signage, interactive displays, videowalls and dvLED, has confirmed its attendance at NAB Show 2024 (April 13-17) in Las Vegas, showcasing its latest suite of solutions for the broadcast industry. Exhibiting on booth C3544 (Central Hall) at the Las Vegas Convention Center — which attracted more than 65,000 […]

PPDS, Digital Video Group, FX Design Group and tvONE Join Forces at NAB 2024

Jason Moss Is Promoted to VP of Marketing at Q-SYS

Q-SYS, a division of QSC, announced the promotion of Jason Moss to vice president of marketing & ecosystem. Concurrently, after nearly a decade of dedicated service, Chris Humphrey, senior vice president of marketing, has announced his retirement in May. Since joining Q-SYS in 2020 as vice president of corporate development and alliances and becoming a […]

Jason Moss Is Promoted to VP of Marketing at Q-SYS

NOW CLOSED: Nominations for the 13th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

It’s that time of year again! The 13th annual Readers’ Choice Awards nominations are now closed. We have given out our annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards on the InfoComm show floor every year, and 2024 in Las Vegas will be no different. Keep an eye on the key dates: Nominations Close: April 5, 2024 Voting […]

NOW CLOSED: Nominations for the 13th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

LAVNCH WEEK 9: Digital Signage Day Recap

LAVNCH WEEK is one of my favorite virtual events put on by the rAVe team. Not only do we get to hear from a wide variety of industry experts, but we get to chat with other attendees on the LAVNCH platform’s networking feature. This time around, LAVNCH WEEK looks a little different for me since […]

LAVNCH WEEK 9: Digital Signage Day Recap

Nanolumens Is Showing How LED Can Do Way More Than Giant Flat Screens Inside Its Immersive Innovation Hub

ProAV manufacturers are no strangers to providing loaner or demo equipment to end users. What the Nanolumens’ Special Projects Group (SPG) didn’t know is that a single Nixel would come back in a big way. Fast-forward six years to a design question from Jeian Jeong and Michael Schneider of Gensler, a global architect and consulting […]

Nanolumens Is Showing How LED Can Do Way More Than Giant Flat Screens Inside Its Immersive Innovation Hub

Picking the Proper Projector Part 2: Beyond Brightness

It’s funny how great minds think alike. No sooner had I posted my first blog on picking the proper projector than I received a comment from Aaron Peterson at Mechdyne pointing out that I missed a crucial part of the puzzle, and that is the misleading marketing around projector resolutions. Warning: If you thought the […]

Picking the Proper Projector Part 2: Beyond Brightness

Crestron Expands Crestron Control Offering

Crestron Electronics expanded its control offerings with Crestron Control, aiming to bring different protocols and technologies into one unified system, even offering cross-compatibility with all room configurations and vendors to enable the same experience in rooms and across campuses. The Crestron Control App for Zoom Rooms software offers new functions that streamline the experience for […]

Crestron Expands Crestron Control Offering

ProjX360 Details New V3

ProjX360 announced today the release of V3, an update includes a new user interface and back-end overhaul. V3 migrates ProjX360 to the latest L.A.M.P. technology stack popular in today’s web platforms, which is “known for its ability to process complex data in real time.” It’s a bundle of four different software technologies — Linux operating […]

ProjX360 Details New V3

Barix Debuts New Broadcast-Quality Audio-over-IP Solution in LX400

Barix continues to build out its next-generation line of Audio over IP encoders and decoders with a new broadcast-specific solution that introduces important new benefits for STL, studio-to-studio and other audio networking applications. The new LX400 is the successor to the Barix Exstreamer 500, a solution that remains in Barix’s broadcast portfolio. The LX400 carries […]

Barix Debuts New Broadcast-Quality Audio-over-IP Solution in LX400

22Miles Adds Trade Show AI Assistant to Its Digital Signage Platform

22Miles released its Tradeshow AI Assistant: a custom-trained conversational AI tool that streamlines event operations and attendee support via an engaging, user-friendly and responsive chat interface. This solution offers a “first-of-its-kind experience, leveraging the 22Miles generative AI solution integrated with the brand’s 3D Wayfinding App and content management capabilities.” Trade show organizers spend countless hours […]

22Miles Adds Trade Show AI Assistant to Its Digital Signage Platform

tvONE Hires Mitch Klein and Jim Reinhardt

tvONE has welcomed Jim Reinhardt and Mitch Klein to its regional sales managers team. Their appointment augments tvONE’s activities in the United States’ Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Both join tvONE with extensive backgrounds in UC/IT Channel management, kernel knowledge of video processing, and end-to-end system design and integration. Jim Reinhardt will serve as Northeast Regional […]

tvONE Hires Mitch Klein and Jim Reinhardt

Picking the Proper Projector

It’s 2024 and despite the proliferation of microLED and the high availability of low bezel LCD screens, projectors are still alive and well in the AV industry. Rumors of their death have been circulated for years, yet, just like they say in Monty Python, they’re “not dead yet!” Interestingly enough, I find that specifying the […]

Picking the Proper Projector

Marshall Targets ProAV and Broadcast With New VMV-402-3GSH Switcher

Marshall Electronics introduced its VMV-402-3GSH Switcher, a four-input, auto-scaling, seamless switch for broadcast and ProAV production applications. The Marshall VMV-402-3GSH can be used in remote news vehicles, edit rooms, AV boardrooms, lecture halls and even as an input expander for existing production switches. Simple command structure allows easy integration with Crestron and other control surfaces […]

Marshall Targets ProAV and Broadcast With New VMV-402-3GSH Switcher

Comprehensive Debuts USB to Dual HDMI Adapter in VHUB-MST2HDA VersaHub

Comprehensive Connectivity Company launched the VHUB-MST2HDA VersaHub USB-C/A to Dual HDMI Multi-Display 4K Universal Adapter, a USB 3.0 to Dual HDMI Multi-Display Universal Adapter that “offers a solution for expanding display capabilities.” The Comprehensive VHUB-MST2HDA enables two additional displays to a computer via the USB 3.0 port. One of the HDMI ports supports resolutions up […]

Comprehensive Debuts USB to Dual HDMI Adapter in VHUB-MST2HDA VersaHub

Sphere in Vegas Will Host InfoComm 2024 Event!

InfoComm 2024 will host An Evening at Sphere on Tuesday, June 11. The event begins with a reception in the Atrium, where, through one-of-a-kind immersive technology experiences created specifically for Sphere, guests will gain a better understanding of how technology amplifies our human potential. The guests will then enter the main venue bowl for a […]

Sphere in Vegas Will Host InfoComm 2024 Event!

Pliant Technologies Just Dropped CrewWare 2.0

Pliant Technologies just debuted CrewWare 2.0 software update, marking the first substantial update since its introduction of CrewCom in 2017. CrewWare is Pliant’s software tool created specifically for CrewCom system construction, device control and live monitoring. This update includes advancements in setup, control and monitoring and includes the additions of multi-platform (Mac and PC), multi-client, […]

Pliant Technologies Just Dropped CrewWare 2.0

Gary’s Favorite Show, ‘Below Deck,’ Uses Lectrosonics Digital Wireless Mics from RGear

Rental house RGear is the supplier of audio and visual equipment to the reality television industry. At first glance, the clients page of their website could be mistaken for a streaming service devoted to the genre. It includes such household franchises as The Bachelor, Real Housewives and Top Chef. Another big fish is Below Deck […]

Gary’s Favorite Show, ‘Below Deck,’ Uses Lectrosonics Digital Wireless Mics from RGear

Logitech Just Shot a Salvo at Every Streaming Camera Company With Launch of Mevo Core

The Logitech Mevo Multicam system includes the new Mevo Core, for livestreaming and creating pro-level multicam content. Mevo Core’s livestreaming camera captures 4K HD video and empowers creators to wirelessly stream directly to their favorite destinations, including YouTube and Twitch as well as 99% of the production-based streaming platforms. Choose any Micro Four-Thirds lens to […]

Logitech Just Shot a Salvo at Every Streaming Camera Company With Launch of Mevo Core

RGB Spectrum Details New Video Recording System for Mission-Critical Environments

RGB Spectrum announced the Zio Recording System, supporting camera, computers and other signals up to 3840×2160, 60Hz. Additionally, it supports third-party playback applications like VLC and playback on its own decoders and multiviewers. Made for 24/7 and mission critical installs, the Zio Recording System is available in 1RU and 2RU configurations, depending on storage requirements […]

RGB Spectrum Details New Video Recording System for Mission-Critical Environments

Clear-Com Adds Dave MacKinnon as Vice President of Product Management

Clear-Com announced the appointment of Dave MacKinnon as its new vice president of product management. With a background spanning over two decades, Dave brings a “wealth of experience in government, broadcast and public safety, making him a valuable addition to Clear-Com’s executive team.” With six years dedicated to working in the US government, including roles […]

Clear-Com Adds Dave MacKinnon as Vice President of Product Management

Fall Out Boy Falls For DiGiCo’s Quantum Consoles

“I don’t know that there’s another desk that we could really do it all with,” says Chad Olech, front-of-house mix engineer for musical group Fall Out Boy, talking about managing the band’s complex comms infrastructure that sees three separate talkback lines coming into his DiGiCo Quantum5 console, as well as mixing a great show for […]

Fall Out Boy Falls For DiGiCo’s Quantum Consoles

Magewell Details Modular Rackmount IP Conversion Family

Magewell‘s announced the Modator family of rack-mount AV-over-IP encoders and decoders housed in a 2U chassis with slots for up to 10 modules. Users can configure frame network settings and monitor the status of the chassis and installed modules through the integrated 4.8-inch LED touch screen or browser-based web interface. Dual power are also available […]

Magewell Details Modular Rackmount IP Conversion Family

MultiDyne Enters the Uncompressed IP Gateway ST 2110 Market for Broadcast

MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems launched a new series of openGear solutions bridge between the SDI and IP worlds. The new MDoG Series offers SMPTE ST 2110 network interface and low-latency JPEG-XS codec modules to manage uncompressed and compressed signals as they move between legacy systems and IP networks. MultiDyne’s MDoG-6060 modules represent the […]

MultiDyne Enters the Uncompressed IP Gateway ST 2110 Market for Broadcast

AVNation and rAVe Partner to Grow the Number of End Users Entering AV

rAVe’s AVBuyers.Club, a news platform dedicated to end users of audiovisual technology, specifically technology managers, IT managers and industry professionals, announces an innovative partnership with AVNation Media, a leading podcasting and audiovisual news service, to expand the market reach by attracting more end users to the audiovisual industry. AVNation has strategically refocused its efforts on […]

AVNation and rAVe Partner to Grow the Number of End Users Entering AV

Like an AV Bridge Over Troubled Water, These Cybersecurity Guidelines Will Ease Your Mind

Back in 2021, I wrote a rAVe column entitled “SecuringAV: The Remote Desktop Attack on a Florida Water Treatment Plant.” In this article, I talked about the different forms of infrastructure being targeted by cyberattacks, and connected the attack on the water treatment plant to similar vulnerabilities in AV systems. I also shared some lessons […]

Like an AV Bridge Over Troubled Water, These Cybersecurity Guidelines Will Ease Your Mind

Studio Technologies Debuts Model 5682 ST 2110 to Dante Bridge

Studio Technologies debuted the Model 5682 ST 2110 to Dante Bridge for SMPTE ST 2110 audio channels with Dante audio-over-Ethernet channels. The Model 5682 is available in two versions: the Model 5682-01 allows up to 32 audio channels to pass in each direction, while the Model 5682-02 supports up to 64 audio channels. The unit […]

Studio Technologies Debuts Model 5682 ST 2110 to Dante Bridge