rAVe’s Guide to Educational Sessions at InfoComm 2024

InfoComm 2024 is fast approaching, and we’ve done the legwork for you. We’ve combed through the educational session offerings to compile a list of sessions we believe you shouldn’t miss. These sessions offer an opportunity to delve into the hottest topics in the audiovisual industry today. Be sure to check them out to ensure you’re […]

rAVe’s Guide to Educational Sessions at InfoComm 2024

April 2024 Temperature Check Results: Sustainability

Welcome to our monthly breakdown of the results of the rAVe Temperature Check! Since Earth Day was on April 22, we chose to center our survey questions around sustainability in the AV industry. This theme holds particular relevance for our industry, given its significant contribution to the planet’s e-waste. And while e-waste is not entirely […]

April 2024 Temperature Check Results: Sustainability

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1331: Here’s Everything Jupiter Will Show at InfoComm 2024, Including More 21:9 Displays

Jupiter is a 40+-year-old company that started with video wall processors. But Jupiter also offers UCC and collaboration software. The company is also famous for pioneering the 21:9 display. Jupiter’s acting vice president of global sales, Craig Stumbaugh, joined me on this pre-InfoComm-2024 videocast today to get some hints on where the company is headed […]

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1331: Here’s Everything Jupiter Will Show at InfoComm 2024, Including More 21:9 Displays

The Benefits of All-in-One dvLED Solutions

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST Sydney Paulk TD SYNNEX With the quest for a simplified “wow” factor, the use of all-in-one dvLED solutions continues to grow. These solutions offer stunning displays and unparalleled performance coupled with seamless integration and easy maintenance — in other words, an integrator’s dream. Keep reading to dive into the captivating […]

The Benefits of All-in-One dvLED Solutions

March 2024 Temperature Check Results: Unified Communications

Congratulations on surviving another April Fools! Welcome to our monthly breakdown of the results of our Temperature Check survey. For the month of March, we focused our questions on the ever-changing market of Unified Communications. We spoke with Jeremy Caldera of Pearl Technology and Ben Slattery of McCann to get some professional insight on the […]

March 2024 Temperature Check Results: Unified Communications

April 2024 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED

This survey is now closed. Be sure to come back for next month’s Temperature Check Survey! Earth Day is April 22, and we want to celebrate by asking you about sustainability in AV. In case you haven’t noticed, sustainability has become more and more of an important subject within our industry. Which is a good […]

April 2024 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED

Here’s Your Chance to See Everything DTEN at Enterprise Connect 2024

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST This is my third year covering Enterprise Connect. I love this show because it’s different than any other trade show I cover — it’s heavily attended by end users and IT professionals. At a show that, at its most basic level, is about communicating in various forms, unified communication technology […]

Here’s Your Chance to See Everything DTEN at Enterprise Connect 2024

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

This Yamaha ADECIA Ceiling Mic Demo Might Just Be the Best One I’ve Ever Done, Live!

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST It’s not often we get to do LIVE demos. Most of the time, brands want to pre-record demos just to make sure everything goes well. I don’t blame them. But not Yamaha. They joined me on LAVNCH WEEK 9 this week and insisted on doing it live. LAVNCH WEEK is […]

This Yamaha ADECIA Ceiling Mic Demo Might Just Be the Best One I’ve Ever Done, Live!

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

Learn How ViewSonic’s Display Lineup Can Elevate Your Meeting Experience

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST In today’s world, it’s more important than ever to pick the right tools for the right meeting room. And in ProAV, it’s our job to make sure that happens. But how can you be sure you’re selecting the right display for the right type of room? Is there a right […]

Learn How ViewSonic’s Display Lineup Can Elevate Your Meeting Experience

February 2024 Temperature Check Results: AV Integration in Stadiums and Arenas

Hey #AVtweeps! It’s the beginning of a new month, which means it’s time to break down the results of last month’s Temperature Check survey. In February, we asked you guys about AV integration in stadiums and arenas. Let’s see what you all had to say. In our first question of the survey, we asked how […]

February 2024 Temperature Check Results: AV Integration in Stadiums and Arenas

rAVe March 2024 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED

Unified Communications are an important part of our industry and community. These technologies catapulted us through the dark days of COVID-19, and now that we are back in the office (or figuring out whether or not the hybrid model works for us), this technology is helping us to find our place in this “Wild, Wild […]

rAVe March 2024 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

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 […]

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

My 2024 E4 Keynote Includes 9 Cool New Products and 4 Cool New Technologies That Will Change AV Forever

I love opening up the Exertis Almo E4 Experience with a keynote presentation — and, I always give attendees the opportunity to see and hear the products and tech I talk about following my speech when they walk on to the E4 show floor. And this year, more than any other in the past, I […]

My 2024 E4 Keynote Includes 9 Cool New Products and 4 Cool New Technologies That Will Change AV Forever

rAVe February 2024 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED.

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. […]

rAVe February 2024 Temperature Check — Survey CLOSED.

Samsung’s VXT Platform Makes Creating and Managing Engaging Digital Signage Content a Piece of Cake

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST Digital Signage is one of the most important markets within AV technology. No one disputes that. You see everything from the signs outside your favorite drive-thru and your child’s classroom to the highest-security control rooms — all transforming to LEDs. That’s a lot of content. Making this content look good […]

Samsung’s VXT Platform Makes Creating and Managing Engaging Digital Signage Content a Piece of Cake

INOGENI’s New TOGGLE ROOMS: An Advanced BYOM/BYOD Videoconferencing Switcher at ISE 2024 and More!

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By Jean-Pierre Simard Chief Marketing Officer, INOGENI Mastering USB pro-AV applications: From the award-winning TOGGLE and CAM230 to the new advanced TOGGLE ROOMS, INOGENI redefines BYOM/BYOD meetings at ISE 2024. Simplifying Videoconferencing Management In the dynamic landscape of videoconferencing, the recurring challenge lies in bridging the gap between complex technical […]

INOGENI’s New TOGGLE ROOMS: An Advanced BYOM/BYOD Videoconferencing Switcher at ISE 2024 and More!

December Temperature Check Results: ProAV in 2023

Now that December has come and gone and we’ve officially rung in the new year, it’s time to review the results of rAVe’s December Temperature check. For this survey, we wanted to get our readers’ perspective on how the world of ProAV has changed in 2023. We interviewed Mark Coxon of AVI-SPL, who helps give […]

December Temperature Check Results: ProAV in 2023

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of DSE Awards

The rAVe team is thrilled be able to announce this year’s Best of DSE Awards! Earlier this month, the DSE (now dubbed the Digital Signage Experience) show was held alongside of the LDI (a massive lighting show) in Las Vegas. We literally shot videos of every product on the show floor —they’re all here: https://www.ravepubs.com/dse/ […]

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of DSE Awards

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of LDI Awards

The rAVe team is thrilled to announce our very first Best of LDI awards in 2023! We did get to cover a bit of this show last year, but this was the first time we covered the entire show floor, and we are thrilled to bring that coverage to you now in terms of our […]

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of LDI Awards

Yealink MVC S90 Videoconferencing Bundle Adds AI Features for Boardrooms, Training Rooms and More

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST Yealink has announced the MVC S90, a videoconferencing system bundle for Microsoft Teams Rooms. The MVC S90 is designed to “transform a ProAV room,” no matter the room type. The MVC S90 offers AI features for a “seamless experience.” This includes a Multi-Camera Intelligence feature for the boardroom, presenter tracking […]

Yealink MVC S90 Videoconferencing Bundle Adds AI Features for Boardrooms, Training Rooms and More

November Temperature Check Results: Digital Signage

As November draws to a close, it’s time to review the results of this month’s Temperature Check focused on the ever-changing landscape of digital signage. For November’s survey, we were interested in learning about what the digital signage industry looks like from our reader’s perspectives and how this segment of the AV industry is framing […]

November Temperature Check Results: Digital Signage

We’re Closing Out 2023 with this LAVNCH & LEARN!

As the year comes to a close, the rAVe [PUBS] team is excited to present 2023 ProAV Wrapped, a LAVNCH & LEARN covering all facets of the industry. Led by Megan A. Dutta, a panel of experts — including Xzavia Killikelly, CTS, Peerless-AV’s Kevin McDonald and Southtown AV’s Heather Sidorowicz — will discuss ProAV trends, […]

We’re Closing Out 2023 with this LAVNCH & LEARN!

Yealink’s MeetingBoard All-in-One Whiteboard: One Whiteboard to Rule Them All?

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST The days of the long-tabled conference room are over. Well, maybe not completely over. But conference rooms come in many shapes, sizes and layouts these days. From huddle rooms to flex spaces to conference room setups of all sizes — we really do meet just about anywhere. So, what’s the […]

Yealink’s MeetingBoard All-in-One Whiteboard: One Whiteboard to Rule Them All?

rAVe November 2023 Temperature Check – Survey CLOSED

Digital signage is an ever-changing landscape. And not only is it part of the greater AV industry, it’s a major part of the advertising industry too. From DooH to QR codes to shoppable video ads, the updates and technological innovations never end. We’re curious about what the digital signage industry looks like from your perspective […]

rAVe November 2023 Temperature Check – Survey CLOSED

Funding Tools for Digital Signage and Display Solutions

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By Haley Woods TD SYNNEX Money is the bottom line when it comes to business transactions. As much as we all want to bring solutions to the market that are the most user-friendly and needs-focused, the elephant in the room is often the budget. We know what we want and […]

Funding Tools for Digital Signage and Display Solutions

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

Congratulations to the (very first) winners of the Commercial Integrator Expo Awards! It was an amazing expo for the rAVe team. Not only did we have the pleasure of covering CEDIA Expo 2023, but we got to cover this entirely new trade show as well! Commercial Integrator Expo was born out of the need for […]

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

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

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1278: Avocor and Rise Vision Launch Integrated Digital Signage Product for ProAV Market

Both Avocor and Rise Vision joined me on today’s videocast as a platform to launch a new product category — an all-in-one digital signage product that includes the displays (in two sizes), an integrated media player, a CMS and creative signage templates. But, it is interesting that this offering can be sold CapEx or OpEx […]

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1278: Avocor and Rise Vision Launch Integrated Digital Signage Product for ProAV Market

SACO LED and HOLOPLOT Will Highlight New Sphere Experience Show in Las Vegas Starting Next Week

Sphere Entertainment Co just debuted The Sphere Experience, a new genre of live entertainment that they said will transform the shared experience and put Sphere’s 22nd-century immersive technologies on full display. The approximately two-hour program begins in the Atrium, which tells a universal story of how culture, technology, science, art and the natural world have […]

SACO LED and HOLOPLOT Will Highlight New Sphere Experience Show in Las Vegas Starting Next Week

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1272: Videri Is the Simplest Signage Company — Watch and You’ll Agree

Videri might be the AV market’s only true end-to-end signage company, as it makes every part of the digital signage ecosystem — from creation software to displays — and it’s all on the cloud. Don’t believe me? Watch this as Videri’s platform includes the signage displays (wireless, too), the CMS (including a content creation platform), […]

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1272: Videri Is the Simplest Signage Company — Watch and You’ll Agree