rAVe [TV] — Episode 150: Happy Valentine’s Day! Join rePLAY ISE 2024!

February 14, 2024

  On today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Gary and I prepare you for everything you can expect from rePLAY ISE 2024. It’s Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. CET and EST. You pick the time and join when it works best for you! We also talk about some news from the past week, including some from […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 149: Our Post-ISE 2024 Episode!

February 7, 2024

  On today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Gary and I go over a few of our favorite videos from the ISE show floor (almost done uploading all our product videos, we swear!). We also talk about a few of the product announcements during last week and what you can expect from our upcoming rePLAY ISE […]

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rAVe [TV] LIVE Episode 148.4 — ISE 2024 Day 4

February 2, 2024

On today’s episode, Emily Dean and I finish strong by discussing key trends at the show. Guest Emily Eicher from Q-SYS joins to discuss what the company is showing at ISE, and finally I give you a show floor tour of Halls 6 and 7. 

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rAVe [TV] LIVE Episode 148.3 — ISE 2024 Day 3

February 1, 2024

On today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Emily Dean and I talk about a few of our favorite products on the show floor, but also welcome a few special guests: Robert Cheek from Uvify, Manuel de la Serna from Teradek, Mike Blackman of ISE and Omer Brookstein of Xyte. I also give you a tour of […]

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rAVe [TV] LIVE Episode 148.3 — ISE 2024 Day 3

February 1, 2024

On today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Emily Dean and I talk about a few of our favorite products on the show floor, but also welcome a few special guests: Robert Cheek from Uvify, Manuel de la Serna from Teradek, Mike Blackman of ISE and Omer Brookstein of Xyte. I also give you a tour of […]

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rAVe [TV] LIVE Episode 148.2 — ISE 2024 Day 2

January 31, 2024

On today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Gary and I are thrilled to give you a look at Hall 3. Busy, busy, busy! We also chat with Brian McClimans of Peerless-AV and Lorenzo De Poi of K-array. Then Gary gives you lucky viewers a closer look at what’s going on on the show floor! 

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rAVe [TV] LIVE Episode 148.1 — ISE 2024 Day 1

January 30, 2024

On today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Gary and I talk about a few of our favorite products on the show floor, including ones from Barco, DTEN, Samsung and more. We also feature Frederick Loucks from Domotz as our guest to talk a little bit about remote management. Finally, Gary rounds out the episode with a […]

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rAVe [TV] LIVE Episode 148.0 – ISE 2024 Day 0

January 29, 2024

On today’s pre-ISE-2024 rAVe [TV] episode, Emily Dean and I give you an exclusive tour of Hall 3. This is where you get to see setup and get an idea of what the stands/booths look like before the show officially opens at 10 a.m. Jan. 30. We hope you like our assessment of what booths […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 147: Our Pre-ISE 2024 Episode!

January 25, 2024

  If you know one thing about us? It’s that we’re going to churn out some news before a trade show. ISE 2024 is no different. Gary and I cover a few of the news stories that have stood out to us in the past week — for example, Barco’s new video bar. Also, Ann […]

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rAVe [TV] – Episode 146: Shure Debuts Brand-New Product LIVE

January 17, 2024

  It’s an exciting episode of rAVe [TV] this week, #AVtweeps. Shure’s Chris Lyons joins Gary and me to debut and walk us through a brand-new product. This is a worldwide first look, so if you want to check out a product “Shure” to take the higher-ed market by storm, you’re definitely going to want […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 145: Remembering Jerry Williams, New Line Array from Extron and Our Latest Movie Recommendations

January 10, 2024

Gary and I offer our latest movie recommendations on this episode of rAVe [TV]. From “Saltburn” to “Origin” to movies that won at the Golden Globes, we chat about the latest movies on the market. In terms of AV news, we remind you to register for ISE (as the show is in just a few […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 144: Happy New Year!

January 3, 2024

  On this episode of rAVe [TV] (and our first for 2024!), I host solo as Gary is on vacation. Check out the pieces of news from the New Year and get ready as I prepare for ISE 2024! Plus, we already have some virtual events lined up for the year so I walk you […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 143: Our Last Episode of 2023

December 27, 2023

Gary and I wrap up 2023 in our final rAVe [TV] episode of the year, including going over a few of the news stories from the week. We discuss a new partnership between Appspace and Crestron, the potential for an ISE 2024 sellout and more. Happy holidays, everyone! 

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 142: Preparing for the Holidays!

December 20, 2023

  In this episode of rAVe [TV], guest host Emily Dean and I run through a few pieces of news that have come out right before the holidays. We chat a little more about DSE and LDI and the rePLAY event we held to go over the events from the two shows. We also talk […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 141: Reviewing DSE and LDI 2023 and More

December 13, 2023

  I’m back! And in this episode, Gary and I review DSE and LDI 2023. Only a little bit, though, because I’ll be back to do a full review of the two shows on Dec. 20 for a rePLAY event! So see me go over everything about DSE 2023 at 11 EST and everything about […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 140.2: DSE/LDI 2023

November 29, 2023

The latest trade show episode of rAVe [TV] features both DSE and LDI co-located trade shows. First, I talk to David Drain of Questex, director of event programs at DSE, about the show and his insights. He talks a little about some key differences between this year and the 2022 show and even gives me […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 140.1: DSE/LDI 2023

November 29, 2023

On this episode, I show you a little bit about DSE 2023. This episode includes interviews with Jamie Reilly from Moment Factory and Susan Wilhite from Bluefin (but mostly talking about her work with WAVIT — Women in AV/IT). I also do a short show floor tour, covering a few of my favorite booths from […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 139: Justin Kennington Resigns from the SDVoE Alliance and More

November 24, 2023

  Today, Gary and I opened the show with some very big news: Justin Kennington is stepping down from his position at the SDVoE Alliance. Although we’re both sad because Justin is a dear friend, we’re also excited to see everything that Stephane Tremblay does as the new president. We also chat about Audinate’s recent […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 138: Prepping for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2023

    Gary and I talk about our Thanksgiving plans on the latest episode of rAVe [TV]. We also discuss the latest new column array speaker from Extron, a very chaotic piece of news from OpenAI (creator of ChatGPT) and LG Electronics’ entry into the car-charging market. 

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 137: Security and ProAV

November 15, 2023

  In this episode, Gary and I talk about the importance of security in ProAV (and HomeAV). Physical and cybersecurity are becoming paramount to the greater AV industry — as proven by nearly every trade show we’ve attended this year. We’re even starting a security newsletter (you can subscribe to it here). Watch the full […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 136: Remembering Brad Sousa and More

November 7, 2023

Gary and I began this week’s episode on a somber note. The industry lost a very beloved Brad Sousa Tuesday, and Gary spent a few minutes speaking about some of the memories he shared with Sousa. In the rest of the episode we discuss a new study from Jabra and the London School of Economics, […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 135: Extron’s Products Are in Stock and Shipping — What Does That Mean for the Industry?

November 1, 2023

  Emily Dean is back to guest host with me this week. We chat about the latest news from Extron, that nearly all its products are in stock and shipping. This is obviously good news as many manufacturers experienced shortages during the pandemic. But what does this mean for the greater AV industry? We chat […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 134: LAVNCH WEEK 8 and MORE

October 25, 2023

On our latest episode of rAVe [TV], Gary and I are in the middle of LAVNCH WEEK 8! We talk a little about what the rest of the week holds, including a session on “Security, Privacy and Digital Signage.” (All sessions are now available to watch on demand.) Also, did you hear? We’re coming out […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 133: Announcing the 2023 Best of CEDIA Expo/CIX Award Winners

October 18, 2023

  There is nothing more difficult than having to pick products from a show for awards! Especially when the shows are CEDIA Expo/CIX. I mentioned that we had great fun covering both of these shows, but did I mention how amazing the products were? Check out the winners here. Also, in case you missed it, […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 132: Emily Dean Gives Us Details About the Sony AV Tech Expo

October 11, 2023

  This week, I host the show since Gary is on a plane this time! And Emily Dean joins as my co-host. She just arrived back home after traveling to New York City to check out Sony’s AV Tech Expo. Watch this episode to learn more and also about how to join a rePLAY event […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 131: Steph Is at Zoomtopia 2023, ISE 2024 Registration Opens and More

October 4, 2023

  I host solo this week since Steph is in San Jose, California, for Zoomtopia 2023. She shows a few of her favorite booths on the expo floor to give us an idea of what it’s like! Also, Integrated Systems Events’ Mike Blackman joins to help us announce and promote ISE 2024 registration opening! If […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 130: Legrand AV and Microsoft’s New Partnership, AMX’s New Control Products and Our Favorite ‘80s Songs

September 20, 2023

The wheels have fallen off on today’s episode of rAVe [TV]. Gary and I talk about a brand-new newsletter from [PUBS], all about security. You can go ahead and add yourself to the list by clicking here. We also talked about a new meeting room partnership between Legrand AV and Microsoft. We chat about a […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 129: Gary Reports Live from Exertis Almo’s E4 Experience!

September 20, 2023

In today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Gary’s background looks a little different as he reports live from Teaneck, New Jersey for Exertis Almo’s E4 Experience. Watch this episode to catch a special show floor tour just for you! Plus, learn more about the interesting robot concierge that will live in the Las Vegas Sphere and […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 128: All About rePLAY CEDIA Expo/CIX 2023 and More

September 13, 2023

In today’s episode, Gary and I talk a little about why we are rePLAYing CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo. We also spoke about the latest news, such as Barco and Crestron’s partnership in the BYOM space and more. Enjoy!

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 127.3: Day Three LIVE at CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

September 9, 2023

Here’s our final episode of rAVe [TV] during CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023. On this episode, our guests include Jason McGraw, Group Vice President, CEDIA Expo, Commercial Integrator Expo and KBIS, Emerald, John Henkel, Director of SMB Product Marketing, NETGEAR and Chuck Espinoza, Global Education Director, Aurora Multimedia. We talk about the final show floor […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 127.2: Day Two LIVE at CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

September 8, 2023

On the second day of CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023, Gary and I tell you about a few of our favorite things we’ve seen on the show floor. Our guest for today’s episode is Alexis La Broi, Director, Audio Visual Services Division, MidPoint Technology Group. We continue to talk about the trends we’re seeing and […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 127.1: Day One LIVE at CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

September 7, 2023

It’s the first day of CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023! We’re so excited and Emily Dean and I have so much fun lined up in this episode. Our guests include: Mark Coxon, Business Development Director – XTG, AVI-SPL, Michelle Montazeri, Director, Digital Signage, Legrand AV, Bryan Meszaros, CEO and Founder, OpenEye Global. We talk about […]

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