rAVe [TV] Episode 76 – Exertis Almo’s E4 in D.C., Leaving for CEDIA Expo 2022 and Study With Steph Season 2!

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Gary and I squeezed in a quick episode of rAVe [TV] before we both hop on planes to Dallas to attend CEDIA Expo 2022! Before we leave, Gary tells me all about his experience at Exertis Almo’s most recent E4 Experience in D.C. (don’t worry — there’s another coming up in Boston in October if […]

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rAVe [TV] Episode 75 – Getting Ready for CEDIA Expo 2022, Special Guests Hank Alexander and Paul Harris and Steph’s 10-Year High School Reunion

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I attended my 10-year high school reunion over the weekend, and I recount that experience on today’s episode of rAVe [TV]. Since Gary and I are from the same small town in North Carolina, we talk about what it’s like every time we go back. In other news, CEDIA Expo 2022 begins next week, so […]

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rAVe [TV] – Episode 74: Steph and Gary Review “Barbarian,” an Epson Tour and Special Guests Carter Music and Brad Hintze

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On today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Gary and I chat about a movie they both happened to see over the weekend, “Barbarian.” While I think it’s the best horror movie I’ve seen on the silver screen in years, Gary just thought it was weird. Also earlier this week, Gary toured Epson’s U.S. headquarters in Long […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 73: Gary (Still) Loves a State Fair, a Busy Month of LAVNCH Events and Announcing New Sponsor AVer Pro AV!

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  Gary Kayye recounts his first state fair visit of the year on our latest episode of rAVe [TV]. From cheese curds to pickle pizza(?), he tells us all what his favorite parts were. Also, fun news: AVer Pro AV joins Shure and Legrand AV as our newest rAVe [TV] sponsor! So watch this episode […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 73: Gary (Still) Loves a State Fair, a Busy Month of LAVNCH Events and Announcing New Sponsor AVer Pro AV!

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  Gary Kayye recounts his first state fair visit of the year on our latest episode of rAVe [TV]. From cheese curds to pickle pizza(?), he tells us all what his favorite parts were. Also, fun news: AVer Pro AV joins Shure and Legrand AV as our newest rAVe [TV] sponsor! So watch this episode […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 72: Gary Loves a State Fair, What’s Happening With Tripp Lite and Special Guests John Henkel, Chris Lyons and Ann Ewoldt

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Gary Kayye reveals his deep love for a state fair on our latest episode of rAVe [TV]. He paused mid-packing for a trip to Minneapolis (to attend the Minnesota State Fair with Sony’s Rich Ventura) to discuss the latest AV news. On this episode, we discuss a new partnership between Netgear and Shure — and […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 71: Steph Visits DMF Lighting, Special Guest Lee Distad and Our Opinions on MoviePass’ Return

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School is back in session and Gary Kayye is quite busy! He takes time out of his back-to-school schedule to hop on this week and discuss the latest news in AV. First thing’s first though: Did you hear that MoviePass is making a return? The waitlist opens tomorrow, and I will be joining because in […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 68: ‘Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience,’ Announcing LAVNCH WEEK 6 and Special Guest Scott Tiner

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Due to Gary Kayye being stuck in a meeting (oh, the joys of owning a company), I hosted this week’s episode all by my lonesome. Just kidding, Scott Tiner joined me to catch up and chat about our favorite TV shows but also to talk about his recent article on identifying a customer’s needs. Check […]

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 Day 3 — Wrapping Up the Week

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Welcome back for Day Three of rePLAY, where we talk about all things InfoComm 2022! Our hosts, Managing Editor Steph Beckett and Marketing Director Emily Dean, are back again for one more day, joined by AV professionals and guests to discuss their perspectives on InfoComm 2022. Some Favorite Products of the Day A big trend […]

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 — Day 2

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Our hosts are back! Today, Director of Marketing Emily Dean joins Managing Editor Steph Beckett for another day of rePLAY InfoComm 2022. They met with AV professionals and guests to discuss their perspectives on the show. A Few Favorite Products “I was honestly impressed with all the UCC solutions in general. Plus, I’m a big […]

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Announcing the 2022 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

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We are excited to announce the winners of our 11th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Our awards are different from ANY other industry awards. First of all, the votes and nominations come from the AV community — we don’t believe in pay for play. We believe in winning because of a good old-fashioned popular vote — […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 594: InfoComm Special Videocast: The Drunk Unkles Concert Details for InfoComm

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For the 12th year in a row, the industry’s most famous (and only) band will play a benefit concert during InfoComm. With the money going directly towards financing the NSCA Educational Foundation and Ignite program, the Drunk Unkles will put on a show with a 9 p.m. concert at BB King’s across the street from the Orange […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 592: InfoComm Special Videocast: LG Talks InfoComm 2017 Plans

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I had a chance to catch up with LG’s Head of Marketing, Garry Wicka  during their Roadshow launch event in Washington DC last week and he shared their InfoComm 2017 plans with me. LG’s OLED Wallpaper will, no doubt, make its InfoComm debut but they have a few more large-format surprises planned as well as a totally new type of […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 572: ISE Special Videocast: Gary and Joel Recap Day 2 of ISE

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Gary is joined by rAVe BlogSquad’er Joel Rollins and they talk about some of the things they saw at ISE 2017 on Day-2. This is a special video-version of Gary’s Rants and rAVe’s podcast recorded LIVE in Amsterdam. To see all the rAVe coverage of ISE 2017, go to www.ravepubs.com/ise2017

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 571: ISE Special Videocast: ISE 2017 Day-1 Wrap-up

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Gary is joined by rAVe BlogSquad’er Joel Rollins and they talk about some of the things they saw at ISE 2017 on Day-1. This is a special video-version of Gary’s Rants and rAVe’s podcast recorded LIVE in Amsterdam. To see all the rAVe coverage of ISE 2017, go to www.ravepubs.com/ise2017 

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Watch Cisco Debut Their Spark Board on a LIVE VIDEO STREAM here; Tuesday at 11am EST (17:00 hrs CET time)

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rAVe has been given exclusive access to LIVE STREAM the launch of the Cisco Spark Board – their biggest product launch in years – and we will post it on our Facebook Page. Just save this page and come back to it at 11AM EST Tuesday, 8am PST and 17:00hrs CET (central European time). We are […]

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