Planar Adds Leyard Product Line to Expand LED Offerings and Grow Its Reach

Planar announced an expansion to the company’s product portfolio with a new family of Leyard LED display solutions Wednesday. The solutions are designed to support “standard pitch, outdoor and rental and staging applications.” Available in the U.S. and Canada for digital-out-of-home (DOOH), retail, hospitality, sports and entertainment, and other mainstream applications, the new Leyard LED […]

Planar Adds Leyard Product Line to Expand LED Offerings and Grow Its Reach

Maniac’s MEP100 Card Can Deliver AV-over-IP Uncompressed or With JPEG-XS Compression

Macnica released of the MEP100, a new 100Gb SmartNIC solution targeted for hardware and software product developers in the broadcast and ProAV industries. Macnica says it has equipped the MEP100 SmartNIC card with resources to optimize performance and reliability of uncompressed media transport over ST 2110 IP networks. That begins with an FPGA hardware acceleration […]

Maniac’s MEP100 Card Can Deliver AV-over-IP Uncompressed or With JPEG-XS Compression

Neutrik Americas Intros Three Line-Level DLINE Audio Interfaces with Dante Compatibility

Neutrik Americas introduced three new line-level DLINE audio interfaces: the NA-2I2O-DLINE, the NA-2I-DLINE and the NA-2O-DLINE. All three interfaces are designed to connect legacy audio gear to the newer Dante protocol. The NA-2I2O-DLINE includes two inputs and two outputs (similar to the prior NA2-IO-DLINE). For environments where both inputs and outputs are not required, the NA-2O-DLINE […]

Neutrik Americas Intros Three Line-Level DLINE Audio Interfaces with Dante Compatibility

The Enterprise IT Program Is Back at InfoComm 2024

Enterprise IT will make its return at InfoComm 2024, this June 8-14 (exhibits 12-14) at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s program will feature a new two-day AVoIP Foundations workshop, plus education sessions on topics such as IoT solutions, IT and AV system design and integration, network design, and more, […]

The Enterprise IT Program Is Back at InfoComm 2024

New PTZ Cameras from JVC Include 40X Zoom and UCC Compatibility

JVC Professional Video debuted its new KY-PZ540 Series PTZ Cameras with 40x zoom. As the company’s first PTZ cameras to incorporate this focal depth, the KY-PZ540 and KY-PZ540N with integrated NDI HX3 capabilities are designed with JVC’s 4K imager. The cameras also feature JVC’s Variable Scan Mapping technology, which dynamically scans the 4K sensor to […]

New PTZ Cameras from JVC Include 40X Zoom and UCC Compatibility

AVNation and rAVe Announce Partnership Aimed at Growing the Number of End Users Entering AV, UCC and Signage Markets

rAVe’s AVBuyers.Club, a platform dedicated to end users of audiovisual technology, specifically technology managers, IT managers and industry professionals, announced an innovative partnership with AVNation Media, a 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 delivering exclusive […]

AVNation and rAVe Announce Partnership Aimed at Growing the Number of End Users Entering AV, UCC and Signage Markets

I’m Coming to Chicago on April 16th to Keynote the E4 Experience; Boston in September, Anaheim in October

The E4 Experience is like a mini-InfoComm – in fact, it’s the only ProAV trade show nearly 75% of those who attend every peruse. If you’re an integrator and have the funds to budget for one show a year, InfoComm in that one show everyone should go to. But, the truth is, out of the 155,000+ AV […]

I’m Coming to Chicago on April 16th to Keynote the E4 Experience; Boston in September, Anaheim in October

SDVoE Alliance Gains Medical Tech Company is Adding VG Medical

The SDVoE Alliance added VG Medical Technology to the SDVoE Alliance as an adopting member. Founded in 1993, VG Medical Technology is a technology-forward solutions provider for healthcare applications. VG Medical Technology prioritizes the needs of patients and medical staff through the development of modern, safe and cost-effective medical equipment, including shadowless lamps, operating tables, […]

SDVoE Alliance Gains Medical Tech Company is Adding VG Medical

Barco Promotes Jan van Houtte to Executive Vice President of Barco’s Meeting Experience Business Unit

Barco announced that Jan van Houtte has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Barco’s Meeting Experience Business Unit. In this pivotal role, Jan will strengthen ClickShare’s strategy, driving further innovation and sales expansion. Jan van Houtte has a strong track record of building world-class organizations and leading strategic initiatives. He most recently served as Barco’s Vice President […]

Barco Promotes Jan van Houtte to Executive Vice President of Barco’s Meeting Experience Business Unit

Medical Pros Mental Health in Decline as Patient Backlog to Remain Through 2027; Sony Survey Finds

Medical professionals across Europe are experiencing mental health issues on par with levels seen in 2021, when the professionals were in the depths of the pandemic aftermath, new research from Sony Healthcare Europe has found. The survey of 600 oncologists and surgeons from the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the Nordics found 95% had […]

Medical Pros Mental Health in Decline as Patient Backlog to Remain Through 2027; Sony Survey Finds

Congrats to Nureva Founders for Earning Canada’s Meritorious Service Medal

Nureva announced that its founders, Nancy Knowlton and David Martin, have each been awarded a prestigious Meritorious Service Medal. As part of the Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division), the medals were awarded to the couple for their exceptional contributions to improving educational opportunities for young people in Canada and abroad. Presented by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, […]

Congrats to Nureva Founders for Earning Canada’s Meritorious Service Medal

Panasonic Connect Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Projection Mapping Install in Tokyo

Panasonic Connect announced that Panasonic’s projection system was chosen to power the world’s largest permanent projection mapping display at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Shinjuku. Certified by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS as the largest architectural projection-mapped display (permanent), operation commenced on February 25, 2024. Going forward, the system will decorate the building with diverse content […]

Panasonic Connect Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Projection Mapping Install in Tokyo

Video Window Debuts Video Window Immersive for 21:9 and Even 48:9 Videoconferencing

Video Window just launched a new feature dubbed Video Window Immersive – adding 4k video and compatibility with the 21:9 aspect ratio and display sizes from 81” to 105”. Video Window claims to be the first video UCC provider to support both 16:9 landscape and 9:16 portrait immersive support. In addition to 21:9 support, Video Window can […]

Video Window Debuts Video Window Immersive for 21:9 and Even 48:9 Videoconferencing

Tateside Trusts in Taurus UCX to Power Smart Meeting Spaces at Landmark Offices

International business property developer and winner of the 2023 Sunday Times Best Place to Work award, Halkin, recently unveiled another sought-after project at King William Street, London. The landmark workspace, nestled in the heart of the City of London’s financial district, has undergone extensive refurbishment to revolutionize the meeting room experience at the premises. The integration […]

Tateside Trusts in Taurus UCX to Power Smart Meeting Spaces at Landmark Offices

FingerWorks Computer Vision Gets Major Upgrade and Targets Esports and NASCAR

FingerWorks Telestrators announced updates to its FingerWorks Computer Vision real-time player- and field-tracking software. The latest enhancements include iOS support for iPads and iPhones and an improved Tagboard control surface that integrates social media assets into a live production. Building off its success in the professional and collegiate football market, the software is now being used […]

FingerWorks Computer Vision Gets Major Upgrade and Targets Esports and NASCAR

Victory Church One-Ups the Typical HoW with L-Acoustics K2’s

“This system can handle anything,” says Skylark AV Senior Design Engineer Tyler Mergy of the L-Acoustics K2 loudspeaker rig newly installed at Victory Church. “Any genre of music, any conference they need to put on, it’ll do it. It’s rider-ready for anything.” The nondenominational evangelical church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, went into the audio upgrade seeking a single solution for various […]

Victory Church One-Ups the Typical HoW with L-Acoustics K2’s

Q-SYS Readies Control for Zoom Rooms App

Q-SYS announced that the Q-SYS Control for Zoom Rooms App is available. The comapny says customers can now enable third-party room controls using the new Q-SYS Control for Zoom Rooms App on all supported Zoom Rooms controller consoles. Q-SYS claims this enhances the Zoom Rooms Controller already deployed in-room with the ability to display a […]

Q-SYS Readies Control for Zoom Rooms App

LG Debuts Bespoke Line of Virtual, XR Production LEDs

LG Business Solutions has launched LG Studio Series DVLED, a new family of giant-screen displays that offer production studios, broadcasters and corporate marketing departments unprecedented opportunities to create professional-grade content using life-sized virtual production stages for on-camera color and clarity. Featuring various MicroLED models with genlock technology, brightness capabilities up to 5,000 nits and pixel […]

LG Debuts Bespoke Line of Virtual, XR Production LEDs

Optoma Launches Three New All-Purpose ProAV Projectors; One with Short Throw

Optoma announced three high brightness WUXGA laser projectors for the ProAV market, the ZU607TST, ZU607T and ZU707T. With 6,000, 6,500 and 7,000 lumens of brightness, respectively, the company says the projectors are aimed at large venues, higher education classrooms and lecture halls, museums, houses of worship, digital signage and immersive installations. For professionals seeking a […]

Optoma Launches Three New All-Purpose ProAV Projectors; One with Short Throw

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