PK Sound Details Complete Robotic Sound System

PK Sound announced its forthcoming Tx Series of intelligent, multipurpose point-source modules as a complement to its line of robotic line arrays. Fully configured and controlled via PK .dynamics software, the company says the Tx Series rounds out PK Sound’s Trinity range of robotic line source solutions to provide integrators and customers with a comprehensive […]

PK Sound Details Complete Robotic Sound System

Dynacord Adds 64×64 Dante to Its MXE Matrix Mix Engine

Dynacord has upgraded the MXE Matrix Mix Engine with Dante connectivity. In addition to its standard 12 analog Mic/Line inputs and 8 outputs, the new MXE5-64 model features 64×64 Dante channels, raising the total channel count to 76 inputs and 72 outputs. Building on the previous version, which introduced an open DSP architecture for customizable configuration, […]

Dynacord Adds 64×64 Dante to Its MXE Matrix Mix Engine

Join Us For rePLAY InfoComm 2024

Get ready to rePLAY InfoComm 2024 on Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, with rAVe  [PUBS]’s Steph Beckett and LAVNCH [CODE]’s Megan A. Dutta! “What happened in Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas after InfoComm 2024 — we got it all on video,” exclaimed Beckett. “Join us as we rePLAY our favorite partner, product and […]

Join Us For rePLAY InfoComm 2024

Electro-Voice launches LRC (Line Radiator Column) Series Loudspeakers

The new Electro-Voice LRC series expands the Electro-Voice installed sound portfolio with three passive column loudspeaker models – the LRC-1060, LRC-1100 and LRC-2100. Based around purpose-built 2.5” drivers and proprietary PaSS dispersion control technology, the company says all models provide carefully controlled vertical dispersion and smooth frequency response for environments where both audio quality and […]

Electro-Voice launches LRC (Line Radiator Column) Series Loudspeakers

Breaking Down the 2024 rAVe Readers’ Choice Award Results

As you might have noticed, we announced the winners of the rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards Wednesday. As a tradition we started last year, we began to publish graphs that give you guys the breakdown of the vote percentages, showing you how each winning company, product or person won. Full disclosure: We don’t make you vote […]

Breaking Down the 2024 rAVe Readers’ Choice Award Results

Sound Wave Spotlight with PK Sound

Name: Ralph Mastrangelo Title: Director of Sales, Live Sound Company: PK Sound/ACT Entertainment rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do at PK Sound. RALPH MASTRANGELO: My name is Ralph Mastrangelo. I’m based in Nashville and have worked in the pro audio and live event business for a […]

Sound Wave Spotlight with PK Sound

The Sound Revolution: Unleashing the Power of Audio Tech at Festivals

At the heart of every memorable festival lies a potent—and often invisible—force that captivates and energizes the crowd: sound. Over the years, advancements in pro audio technology have drastically improved how festival goers experience live music. From microphones to loudspeakers, these technologies work hard to transport listeners into an auditory wonderland. Festivals in a Post-Pandemic […]

The Sound Revolution: Unleashing the Power of Audio Tech at Festivals

EventTech Insights: AV Chicago

Name: Amanda Eberle Title: General Manager Company: AV Chicago rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us a little bit about who you are and what AV Chicago does. AMANDA EBERLE: AV Chicago is an event production company based out of Chicago. We work with event/meeting planners, DMCs, colleges/ universities, other event producers and more. While Chicago is in our name, we […]

EventTech Insights: AV Chicago

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

Sound Devices Sets Sights on Live Sound Market With New Product Line

Sound Devices says it has been a big player in the location sound marketplace for 25 years, manufacturing wireless audio gear, digital recorders and portable audio mixers trusted on sound stages around the world. Now the company says it is launching new products for the live sound market. Joining Sound Devices’ location sound audiences are […]

Sound Devices Sets Sights on Live Sound Market With New Product Line

Matrox Video Adds Network Interface Cards for ProAV and Broadcast SMPTE ST 2110 Applications

Matrox Video introduced low-density versions of the Matrox DSX LE5 D25 LP and DSX LE6 D100 network interface controller (NIC) cards, new additions to its lineup of SMPTE ST 2110 cards supporting the broadcast and ProAV industries’ shift to IP workflows. Offering multi-channel video inputs and outputs (I/O) over 10/25/100GbE networks, along with the media […]

Matrox Video Adds Network Interface Cards for ProAV and Broadcast SMPTE ST 2110 Applications

TEAC Corporation Details New TASCAM IF-ST2110 Expansion Card

TEAC Corporation announced the development of the TASCAM IF-ST2110 Expansion Card that will provide support for the SMPTE ST 2110 AV networking standard. Access to 64 input and output audio channels is provided, with full network redundancy according to SMPTE ST 2022-7 and support for NMOS, AES67 and SAP. While Broadcasters are increasingly implementing SMPTE […]

TEAC Corporation Details New TASCAM IF-ST2110 Expansion Card

Studio Technologies Ships the Model 5312 Intercom Station

Studio Technologies announced that its Model 5312 Intercom Station is now shipping. The company says the Model 5312 is a rack-mounted unit that is designed to serve as an audio control center for production and support personnel in numerous applications including on-air television sports and news broadcasting, live events, theater, industrial, aerospace and corporate AV. […]

Studio Technologies Ships the Model 5312 Intercom Station

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

ISE 2024: Facts and Figures Broken Down

ISE 2024 has come and gone, and we definitely left a mark on the show with our coverage this year (over 2,000 product videos — crazy). But now that the show is over, ISE released a report reviewing many of its figures. This piece wraps up a few of those highlights. First of all, ISE […]

ISE 2024: Facts and Figures Broken Down

Electro-Voice Perfects Portability With New ZLX G2 Loudspeakers

Electro-Voice has announced the ZLX G2, the second generation of the ZLX series of portable loudspeakers. Building on the already-existing ZLX series, the ZLX G2 lineup offers a range of next-level features and functionality and includes 8” (new for the series), 12” and 15” two-way models in both powered and passive versions. When Electro-Voice introduced […]

Electro-Voice Perfects Portability With New ZLX G2 Loudspeakers

January 2024 Temperature Check Results: ProAV Predictions

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 […]

January 2024 Temperature Check Results: ProAV Predictions

Extron Debuts HDMI Splitter Amplifier for MS Teams and It Can Do 8K Signals

Extron announced the DA2 HD 8K L, an HDCP 2.3-compliant distribution amplifier for HDMI 2.1 signals. The company says it supports resolutions up to 8K/30 @ 4:4:4, including 5K applications such as for Microsoft Teams 21:9 in Front Row installations. The dual-output distribution amplifier supports data rates up to 40.1 Gbps, HDR, Deep Color up […]

Extron Debuts HDMI Splitter Amplifier for MS Teams and It Can Do 8K Signals

Avocor Introduces X Series All-in-One LED for High-End Corporate and Retail Spaces

Avocor introduced the X Series, an all-in-one large-format LED. The X Series designed for high-end corporate environments as well as retail spaces. With two size options available, 132” (21:9) and 138” (16:9), the Avocor X Series is powered by a built-in processor, the same used in Avocor’s commercial collaboration displays. Here’s a video we shot […]

Avocor Introduces X Series All-in-One LED for High-End Corporate and Retail Spaces

New Extron XPA U 4004 FX is Four-Channel, Multi‑Zone Power Amplifier

Extron introduced the XPA U 4004 FX four-channel, multi‑zone audio power amplifier. The company says this ENERGY STAR-qualified amplifier can deliver 400 watts simultaneously into 8-ohm, 4-ohm, 70-volt and 100-volt loads, independently configurable per channel. Each channel of an adjacent pair dynamically draws power from the pair’s total wattage, delivering optimal power where it’s needed […]

New Extron XPA U 4004 FX is Four-Channel, Multi‑Zone Power Amplifier

LEWITT Improves the CONNECT 6 Audio Interface

LEWITT has released a firmware update for the CONNECT 6 audio interface. The company says the CONNECT 6 audio interface was released in 2022 and aims at content creators and streamers with software that allows management of hardware input/output channels, DSP effects, virtual stereo channels, independent mix buses and loopback. LEWITT says the new firmware […]

LEWITT Improves the CONNECT 6 Audio Interface

Panasonic Shows New RQ7 Series 1-Chip DLP Projector

Panasonic Connect unveiled the RQ7 Series 1-Chip DLP Projector positioned between the FRQ60 Series (6,000lm) and the REQ12 Series (12,000lm), the RQ7 Series (7,500lm) but still aimed for mapping in galleries, museums and Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) attractions. The company says the new projector RQ7/RQ6 is native 4K and uses a 0.65-inch (16:9) DLP chip and […]

Panasonic Shows New RQ7 Series 1-Chip DLP Projector

Listen Tech and Ampetronic Debut New AURI Assistive Listening System

Listen Technologies and Ampetronic just debuted AURI as the first installed assistive listening system utilizing Auracast broadcast audio technology shipping later this year. The companies say Auracast is a new standard for Bluetooth Low Energy audio. It can broadcast audio simultaneously to an unlimited number of Auracast-compatible devices, including receivers, hearing aids, earbuds and smartphones. […]

Listen Tech and Ampetronic Debut New AURI Assistive Listening System

Panasonic Connect Debuts Media Production Suite for Live Events

Panasonic Connect announced its new software-based Media Production Suite to consolidate PC software for Panasonic’s professional camera systems into one convenient platform. The company says it provides access to multiple functions on a single GUI screen for highly intuitive and efficient on-site video production. The Media Production Suite, available free of charge, also offers various […]

Panasonic Connect Debuts Media Production Suite for Live Events

Panasonic Updates KAIROS Live Production Platform

Panasonic Connect updated its KAIROS live production platform to add up to 4x AT-KC20M1 units to each Kairos Core, increasing the capacity to a maximum of 48 Input/Output (32 in x 16 out) with 3G SDI and 4 boards, supporting larger and more complex productions. In addition, Panasonic Connect says new firmware (V1.6) for KAIROS, […]

Panasonic Updates KAIROS Live Production Platform

7thSense Updates Medialon Manager Show Control Software

7thSense updated the Medialon Manager show control software which includes support for interfacing with Beckhoff PLCs using the Automation Device Specification (ADS) protocol. The company says Beckhoff programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and industrial automation technologies are used widely in theme park attractions, nighttime spectaculars, parade floats and stage shows. The new integration allows data to […]

7thSense Updates Medialon Manager Show Control Software

PPDS Enters Outdoor LED Market

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) announced its expansion into the outdoor display market, with the launch of the new 10,000 nit, Ultra High Bright, Philips Urban LED 6000 Series. The Philips Urban LED 6000 Series is aimed at sporting venues. Designed to take centre stage in any environment the Ultra High Bright Philips Urban LED […]

PPDS Enters Outdoor LED Market

L-Acoustics Adds AI-powered Mixhalo Translate

L-Acoustics added new capabilities for the L-ISA platform with AI-powered Mixhalo Translate. The company says Mixhalo’s real-time audio streaming software unlocks a new creative dimension with high-fidelity, low-latency audio for audiences at conferences, sporting events, museums and more. Mixhalo Translate combines real-time streaming capabilities with the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, transforming the way interpretation […]

L-Acoustics Adds AI-powered Mixhalo Translate

Samsung Wows With Crazy Good Transparent MicroLED; Like Seriously Good

Samsung debuted Transparent MICRO LED in the form of an actual commercial display using an extremely small MICRO LED chip, and it looks crazy good. The transparent MICRO LED can be customized to any size or ratio, offering another level of customization for customers. This technology could revolutionize the retail and exhibition spaces (depending on […]

Samsung Wows With Crazy Good Transparent MicroLED; Like Seriously Good

Panasonic Connect Finally Announces Details for Its ET-FMP50 Series Media Players

Panasonic Connect announced the ET-FMP50 Series of three media processors that simplify workflows and enhance multi-projection experiences in immersive environments. The series includes two box-type devices (ET-FMP50/FMP20) and an Intel SDM specification slot-compatible function board (ET-SBFMP10). Exclusively designed for multi-projection, the series features manual or camera-based automatic warping and blending as well as media playback […]

Panasonic Connect Finally Announces Details for Its ET-FMP50 Series Media Players

Cooler Master Announces the X Mighty Platinum PSU for Demanding Applications

Cooler Master announced the X Mighty Platinum. The company says the power supply unit (PSU) is engineered to meet the needs of the most power-intensive tasks in computing. The X Mighty Platinum PSU combines practical functionality with efficient performance, ensuring reliability for the most demanding applications, according to the company. Cooler Master says key features […]

Cooler Master Announces the X Mighty Platinum PSU for Demanding Applications

Panasonic Connect Focuses on Sustainability With New Projector

Panasonic Connect announced its most sustainable projector to date with the introduction of the LCD MZ882 Series. With brightness up to 8,200 lumens, the company says the MZ882 Series “sets a new benchmark for visual quality in education and workspaces while placing a strong emphasis on sustainability and cost performance.” Panasonic says the MZ882 Series […]

Panasonic Connect Focuses on Sustainability With New Projector