Gateway Church Steps Up to Innovative Mono-Stereo “Hybrid” LYON and LEOPARD System from Meyer Sound

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Gateway Church is ranked among the nation’s largest multi-site congregations with an average of more than 30,000 worshippers weekly attending 29 weekly services at nine campuses — eight in the Dallas-Fort Worth area plus an extension campus in Wyoming. To keep pace with the latest audio technology, and to further enhance worship at Gateway’s flagship […]

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Digital Signage Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: ‘Gotchas,’ Watch-outs and Getting Safely Through the Doors

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Digital Signage Day was our fifth and final day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0. With support from our partners Samsung, NEC Display and Epson — and a great partnership with DSE and the DSF — the content from these supporters and our session educators was fantastic today. Read on for the story. Keynote: Digital Signage Gets […]

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Rants and rAVes – Episode 988: Need IT Expertise? NPower Has a Unique Way for You to Find It

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Alexis La Broi, of VER, introduced us to nPower last week and we decided to highlight the nPower program as part of today’s videocast. nPower creates pathways for launching digital careers for military veterans and young adults from underserved communities. And, they focus on developing and teaching IT expertise. This provides AV integrators with an […]

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Announcing the 2020 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

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We are excited to announce the winners of our ninth annual 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards. Our awards are different from ANY other industry awards, and the stats speak for themselves: We had more than 205,000 votes for the final awards! Nominations for the awards came SOLELY from you — the AV community. We don’t charge […]

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Waves Audio Announces Waves FIT Controller for eMotion LV1 Live Mixer

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Waves Audio announced the Waves FIT Controller for the eMotion LV1 Live Mixer. FIT is the ultimate hands-on control unit for the Waves eMotion LV1 live software mixer. Developed specifically for the LV1, the FIT controller helps you combine the best of both worlds: the pristine sound quality, unparalleled digital workflow, plugin integration, portability and […]

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Extron Introduces Three New Series of Touch Panels

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Extron just introduced three new series of touchpanels with enhanced processing power and more memory. The TLP Pro 1225, TLP Pro 1525, and TLP Pro 1725 Series are designed to easily handle today’s AV control needs, but with their quad core processing and abundant memory, they are also ready for whatever AV demands lie ahead. […]

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AmpliVox Sound Systems Upgrades Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus

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AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced an upgraded version of its SW925-96 Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus with even greater sound quality and audience reach. The Made-in-the-USA, 96-channel wireless portable PA system now has a second wireless antenna that increases sound coverage while reducing interference when using multiple wireless receivers. The new system can reach up […]

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AJA Video Systems Expands Family of 12G-SDI Mini-Converters

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AJA Video Systems has expanded its portable family of 12G-SDI Mini-Converters, including new models that extend Fiber connectivity to transfer of 12G-SDI over long distances (up to 10 km) via a single optical cable with lockable ST connectors. FiDO-T-12G-ST and FiDO-R-12G-ST enable single-channel conversion between 12G-SDI and ST Fiber; the HA5-12G-T-ST and Hi5-12G-R-ST support conversion […]

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LG Business Solutions USA Has Two New All-in-One Thin Client Solutions

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LG Business Solutions USA has introduced two new all-in-one Thin Client solutions, a 27-inch 16:9 model and a 34-inch 21:9 ultrawide model, each with full HD resolution, IPS panels and quad-core Intel processors designed as workstations for corporate environments. Both the 27-inch (model 27CN650N-6A) and 34-inch (model 34CN650N-6A) displays deliver computing with an Intel Celeron […]

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CTOUCH Introduces New Collaboration Solutions

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CTOUCH just introduced two new collaboration solutions to the corporate market, the CTOUCH For Teams Go and For Teams Talk. Both solutions bring interactivity and engagement into offices spaces, meeting rooms and board rooms. CTOUCH For Teams Go and CTOUCH For Teams Talk is for companies that are using Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams […]

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DTEN Introduces DTEN ME

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DTEN finally introduced DTEN ME, a new desktop-sized collaboration device that runs Zoom natively on a 27-inch panel that is basically a personal, dedicated UCC appliance. DTEN ME features: 27-inch multi-touch HD display, that can serve as a secondary monitor. 3 wide-angle cameras and an 8-microphone array One touch to connect with built-in Zoom Rooms […]

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Three New TouchLink Pro Series Elevate Your Systems with Powerful AV Control

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Anaheim, California (June 25, 2020) – Extron is pleased to introduce three new series of vibrant and powerful touchpanels with enhanced processing power and more memory. The TLP Pro 1225, TLP Pro 1525, and TLP Pro 1725 Series are designed to easily handle today’s AV control needs, but with their quad core processing and abundant […]

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AJA Introduces New 12G-SDI Mini-Converters

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AJA Video Systems has expanded its powerful, portable family of 12G-SDI Mini-Converters, including new models that extend Fiber connectivity to simplify the transfer of 12G-SDI over long distances (up to 10 km) via a single optical cable with lockable ST connectors. FiDO-T-12G-ST and FiDO-R-12G-ST enable single-channel conversion between 12G-SDI and ST Fiber; the HA5-12G-T-ST and […]

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CTOUCH launches two innovative For Teams touchscreen solutions for meeting rooms

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  Eindhoven, 25th of June 2020 – CTOUCH introduces two new collaboration solutions to the corporate market: CTOUCH For Teams Go and For Teams Talk. Both solutions bring interactivity and engagement into offices spaces, meeting rooms and board rooms. They provide a frictionless connection between Microsoft Teams environments and interactive touchscreens.  What’s so special? All […]

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LG LAUNCHES NEW 27- AND 34-INCH ALL-IN-ONE THIN CLIENTS

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  LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., June 25, 2020 – LG Business Solutions USA has introduced two new all-in-one Thin Client solutions, a 27-inch 16:9 model and a 34-inch 21:9 ultrawide model, each with full HD resolution, IPS panels and quad-core Intel® processors that make them ideal workstations for demanding corporate environments. According to Stephen K. Hu, Senior […]

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EdTech Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: Hybrid, HyFlex and Where EdTech Is Headed

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LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 is moving right along, everybody. Today was EdTech Day — possible thanks to all the support from Intel, Nureva, NEC Display and our partner for the day: HETMA (Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance). Read on for our recap of the day. Keynote: Reimagining the Classroom It’s hard to reimagine what the classroom […]

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Duolink Speakerbuds: Launch offers the future of music for every lifestyle

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Duolink Speakerbuds: Launch offers the future of music for every lifestyle The world’s first Speakerbuds aim to create a new category in the audio hardware marketplace. Duolink is launching the world’s first Speakerbuds, a speaker and true wireless earbud hybrid, this summer (29 July 2020), creating a new category within the audio hardware market. Music […]

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Is the office open?

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Wireless Presentation & Conferencing Technology More virtual meetings? Fewer chairs? BYOD? The staggered return to the office is creating new challenges for IT professionals especially when trying to connect in-office and remote team members together. The good news? ClickShare Conference was built to solve exactly that. It enables one-click connections to video conferencing equipment in […]

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WhyReboot Exclusively Launches New Ruckus R550 and R850 Cloud Platform Wi-Fi Networks

        New products require Cumulus6 compatibility for deployment   Miami, Fla. – June 25, 2020 – WhyReboot announces the temporary exclusive industry launch of two new Ruckus Wi-Fi Certified 6™ products, the R550 and the R850 Indoor Access Points. These new access points replace an industry staple – the R510, and the […]

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Hypersign, Planar and Crestron Team Up with Launch of “the Arena”, Virtual Events Platform

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In an age of social distancing, everyone is re-imagining what it means to communicate with each other. Virtualization is on the rise as more and more people realize the value, efficiency, safety and convenience of doing things remote. Hypersign has provided a tool that gives individuals the power to broadcast live presentations to their audiences […]

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Radiance LED Creates Massive Upgrade for Technology Juggernaut

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Big name-brands carry with them big reputations. Developed over many years, they form the core of their brand identity and help mold the company’s values. So, when the technology juggernaut IBM wanted to update their main auditorium display in the Thomas J. Watson Research Center, they needed a solution with world-class quality and performance to […]

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Extron Now Shipping DisplayPort Optical Cables that Deliver 8K Signals Up To 150 Feet

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Anaheim, California (June 24, 2020) – Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the DP Pro Plenum Series of active, hybrid optical-copper cables for the ultra high-speed transmission of DisplayPort 1.4 signals. They support data rates up to 32.4 Gbps, video resolutions up to 8K/30 @ 4:4:4, HDR, EDID, HDCP, and CEC, as well as 32 channels of […]

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Almo Professional A/V Partners with ARHT Media to Offer HoloPresence & Virtual Global Stage

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Philadelphia, PA — June 24, 2020 — Almo Professional A/V, the Pro A/V industry’s most dynamic distributor, and creator of the award-winning E4 Experience, is taking virtual business and events to a new level through an exclusive partnership with ARHT Media.  The global leader in the development, production and transmission of high-quality, low latency hologram […]

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Press Release: Chenbro RB133G13-U10: Barebone 1U Dual Xeon NVMe SSD Server System

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Product Highlights: Level 6 1U barebone Support for 10x hot-swappable NVMe U.2 drives Pre-fitted with dual Intel Xeon motherboard Offering Intel VROC, Apache Pass, and Redfish compliance Ready For Scalable Storage Server Setup Global Availability Starting NOW Global Distributors and Partners Chenbro RB133G13-U10: Barebone 1U Dual Xeon NVMe SSD Server System Chassis and Motherboard Ready […]

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C2G Introduces New Set of Adapter Rings

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C2G has just introduced a new set of HDMI Adapter Rings. These patent-pending HDMI Adapter Rings are designed to add flexibility by connecting a USB-C, DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort device to an in-room HDMI display to support collaboration in boardrooms, conference rooms, lecture halls or any other collaborative space. Key features of these new HDMI […]

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Screen Innovations Adds Motorized Shades to Product Line for Commercial AV Integrators

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Screen Innovations (SI) just added to the motorized shade market by offering its extensive product line to commercial AV integrators. The move represents a growing demand for motorized shades for both residential and commercial applications and SI’s commitment to providing integrators with the products, technologies, and tools they need to add a new category to […]

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Screen Innovations Develops New Attachment System for Zero Edge Pro Frame

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Screen Innovations (SI) has developed a new attachment system to ensure predictable results when affixing Black Diamond and Short Throw (BD&ST) optics to SI’s Zero Edge Pro frame. The new BD&ST Zero Edge Pro snap attachment system replicates the installation method used on SI’s popular Zero Edge Slate screens, offering a simpler way to attach […]

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Extron Debuts New Series of Hybrid Optical-Copper Cables

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Extron just debuted the DP Pro Plenum Series of active, hybrid optical-copper cables for the ultra high-speed transmission of DisplayPort 1.4 signals. They support data rates up to 32.4 Gbps, video resolutions up to 8K@30Hz (4:4:4), HDR, EDID, HDCP, and CEC as well as 32 channels of audio. These active cables draw ultra-low power from […]

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The Great AVoIP Debate

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I spend some time on Twitter, and yesterday I noticed a lot of online chatter happening around a panel rAVe put together for LAVNCH WEEK 2.0. Kudos to the staff at rAVe for curating the speakers, because to my knowledge, the people on the panel and the groups they represent had never been assembled together […]

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