ClearOne Awarded New Patent for Beamforming Microphone Array Technology


ClearOne just announced Wednesday that it has been awarded another new patent relating to beamforming microphone array technology by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. ClearOne’s new patent, US Patent No. 10,728,653 (the “’653 Patent”), is entitled “Ceiling Tile Microphone.” It describes a ceiling tile microphone that includes beamforming, acoustic echo cancellation and adaptive acoustic […]

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Alexis AV Talk — Episode 1: How Studio-4 and Norbert Kreuzer Are Helping Future #AVtweeps Find the AV Market


Although this is, officially, the first episode of Alexis La Broi’s all-new workforce-development-focused series for rAVe RADIO, it’s really her second. Last month, Alexis was asked to join Gary Kayye on the 988th episode of Rants & rAVes to talk about her mission to bring young people into the AV industry — that episode also […]

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AGA – Privacy Policy

rAVe [PUBS] Privacy Policy This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit, interact with or make a purchase from (the “Site”). PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, […]

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Panasonic Expands Studio Camera Lineup with New 4K Solution


Panasonic announced an expansion to its studio camera lineup with the AK-UC3300, designed to provide production teams with a 4K solution for inside studios and live events. (The AK-UC3300 camera was designed specifically for live production, broadcast, houses of worship, rental and staging and esports environments.) Like Panasonic’s flagship AK-UC4000 studio camera, the AK-UC3300 supports […]

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Spectrum Industries Announces Adjustable Height Slim Lectern


Spectrum Industries has announced the release of its newest lectern, the new Adjustable Height, Slim Lectern. The Adjustable Height Slim Lectern features 10 inches of electrical height adjustment to the top surface and can be specified with an optional 6RU removable rack to support AV environments. The removable rack, along with a removable audience panel, […]

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EnGenius Technologies Releases Cloud-managed Wi-Fi 6 Wireless AP


EnGenius Technologies detailed the release of its new EnGenius ECW260 Cloud Managed Wi-Fi 6 Outdoor Dual-Band Wireless AP designed to handle large crowds on multiple devices using the fastest speeds available. The AP uses Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) technology and is aimed at airports, smart cities, campuses, parks and large industrial sites — and can maintain […]

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Atomos Enables 4K ProRes RAW Recording With Sony Alpha 7S III


Atomos just announced RAW recording at up to 4K@60Hz via HDMI from Sony’s new Alpha 7S III (ILCE-7SM3) full-frame mirrorless camera to the Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder. The Alpha 7S III has a CMOS image sensor, and the Ninja V can record its full dynamic range in Apple ProRes RAW for maximum detail and latitude […]

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The Aesthetics of Atlas’ New Atmosphere Product Line Shows It’s Different


AtlasIED says its new Atmosphere digital audio platform is designed for use in restaurants, bars, hotels, school campuses, houses of worship, retail establishments and other commercial environments. Atmosphere claims its digital audio processors, amplifiers, graphical user interfaces, and programming software and controls — which are designed with touchless control, automation and artificial intelligence — are […]

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New L-Acoustics M1 Suite Pairs System Measurement and Control Software for One Solution


L-Acoustics just introduced the M1 suite of measurement and monitoring tools for data acquisition and live monitoring. The M1 suite pairs system measurement and control software to work natively as one solution for calibration. Tuning of a venue requires both data capture and analysis and calibration processes typically involve estimating optimum EQ and alignment settings, […]

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AV LinkPro Adds Automated Attendant to Video Intercom Systems


AV LinkPro just launched the V-Sense, a new touch-less intercom add-on, basically adding an automated attendant to video intercom systems. This contactless and hygienic solution combines facial recognition technology and a voice-activated system and works with door intercom products from DoorBird, Aiphone, 2N, Holovision, Siedle, Came BPT and others by providing the added feature of […]

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Want to Learn More About the Industry’s Only Proposed AV-over-IP Standard, IPMX?


The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) launched a new website Monday dedicated to the alliance’s Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) proposed set of open standards and specifications. “The IPMX website makes it easy for anyone to learn more about this exciting approach to AV over IP,” said David Chiappini, working group chair, Pro AV […]

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Sony Debuts VPL-GTZ380 Flagship Projector Using New 4K DCI Chip — Capable of 120Hz Refresh Too!


Sony Electronics launched the VPL-GTZ380 Monday — marketed as its new flagship elective 3LCD, SXRD projector with a native 4096×2160 4K DCI chipset. Integrated with 10,000 ANSI lumens, the VPL-GTZ380 features a newly developed 0.74” Native 4K SXRD panel that Sony specs at 16,000:1 contrast ratio. By adopting a new liquid crystal material for the […]

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LG Business Solutions Releases BIM Drawings


LG Business Solutions USA has launched a library of Building Information Modeling (BIM) online resources to help architects, systems designers and AV contractors spec LG gear into building projects. The library was developed through a new partnership with BIMsmith, a product research platform for building professionals. According to Dan Smith, LG’s vice president of business […]

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Updated: Digital Signage Software Platform Provider, SignageOS, Received $2 Million in Funding From Reflex Capital


  An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Reflex Capital was rumored to now own around 40% of signageOS. The ownership percentage has been confirmed as “less than 15%” according to signageOS CEO Stan Richter. SignageOS just told rAVe that the company received $2 million in early-stage funding from Reflex Capital, a private […]

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[COVID-19 IMPACT] How will Universities navigate the post pandemic world? | Panel Discussion + more


Join us for a panel discussion featuring T1V partners and leaders in education as we address COVID-19 and the impact on education, from undergraduate education to graduate and research programs. As leaders are faced with the impossible task of how to ‘go back’ this fall, our panel will address some of the biggest challenges they […]

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L-Acoustics Releases M1 Suite of Measurement and Monitoring Tools


MARCOUSSIS, France – July 2020 – In tandem with the recent release of LA Network Manager 3, L-Acoustics takes its industry-leading sound reinforcement system control and monitoring software to a new level with the introduction of the M1 suite, a comprehensive set of measurement and monitoring tools. From data acquisition through system tuning to live […]

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AV LinkPro Launches Intelligent Touch-less Intercom Solution for Covid-19 Safety


AV LinkPro, the maker of SIP audio / video intercom solutions launches the V-Sense, a new touch-less intercom add-on solution to complement existing manufacturer products. This contactless and hygenic solution combines the convenience of facial recognition technology and the automation of a voice activated system. This specialized technology works together with existing world class door […]

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Sony Unveils Flagship 4K Professional SXRD Laser Projector, VPL-GTZ380, for Large Display Applications


The Versatile VPL-GTZ380 Delivers Stunning Imagery and an Immersive Viewing Experience Highlighted by 10,000 Lumens Brightness, 16,000:1 Contrast, DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut and HDR Support   PARAMUS — July 27, 2020 — Sony Electronics’ newest professional projector, the VPL-GTZ380, enhances the company’s lineup of powerful native 4K (4096×2160) SXRD models to include its highest brightness, […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 996: Bridge the Pre-Sale and Integration Services Gap with SYNNEX Corporation


SYNNEX Vice President of Design and Support Services Kirk Nesbit & Vice President of Services Joe Pittillo discuss how integrators can lean on SYNNEX to fill gaps in today’s complex business climate while extending their reach with customers. From pre-sales support to installation and maintenance, SYNNEX can help integrators enhance or extend their current offering.  SYNNEX can also help integrators take advantage of […]

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18Gbps Wall Plate Product Launch


Flexible and comprehensive professional HDMI and RGBHV Wall plate extender with HDBaseT CAT 6/6A distribution system for Commercial, Education and Residential use 444K-912 Wall Plate Extender Pair Double Gang UK 70m CAT6 cable HDMI 2 4K@60Hz 4:4:4 SubSampling HDBaseT Lite CEC compliant Wall Plate TX Single CAT cable HDCP 2.2/1.3 18Gbps & HDR10 Bi-directional RS232/IR The 444K-912 is […]

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Williams AV Launches Caption Assist


(Minneapolis, Minn. July. 22, 2020) – Williams AV announces Caption Assist – An AI-based Real-time open captioning and audio archiving system. Powered by Google’s artificial intelligence platform, Caption Assist has the ability to transcribe up to 27 languages and 70+ dialects with up to 94% accuracy. “Williams AV is constantly working on ways to help […]

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Bring your vision to life with CORIOmaster2


CORIOmaster2 for Every Application Control rooms Corporate Sports books Retail and museums Broadcast Rental and staging Live events Esports Control Rooms CORIOmaster2 provides low latency H.264 & H.265 IP decoding and secure, assured HTTPS connection. Corporate Control multiple walls from one CORIOmaster2 and achieve seamless 8K workflows when every detail matters. Broadcast Synchronize your video […]

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Enplug Art Brings Classic and Contemporary Art to TV Screens Around the World


Enplug, a leading cloud-based digital signage software provider, today announced Enplug Art – an initiative to collaborate with contemporary artists and some of the world’s most notable museums to bring more than 1,000 works of contemporary and classic art to Internet-connected displays and TVs. This is the first initiative of its kind to bring professionally […]

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NewTek Launches Official Product Training And Certification; Online, OnDemand, 24/7


—Video production professionals now have the opportunity to train, certify and receive the official NewTek seal of approval with exclusive online courses—   SAN ANTONIO, TX––July 16, 2020—NewTek, the leader in IP-based video technology and part of the Vizrt Group, today announced exclusive learning and certification opportunities through NewTek University. Available to resellers and end […]

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Absen America Launches New Products to North American Market


Orlando, FL (USA), 22nd July 2020 – Absen America is excited to announce the launch of two new LED display products to the North American market, HC0.9, a MiniLED product incorporating 4-in-1 IMD and common cathode technology, and K Plus series, a cost-effective commercial display product.     (HC0.9 pictured) HC0.9 – Next-generation MiniLED display […]

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NetPA Ultra Four Channel Dante Amplifier with DSP Now Shipping


Anaheim, California (July 23, 2020) – Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the NetPA U 1004 four channel audio power amplifier. This Dante enabled amplifier delivers 100 watts per channel in a half rack, 1U, convection cooled, plenum rated enclosure that includes rack mount hardware. With the NetPA U 1004, you get […]

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New Zappiti Drivers Offer Seamless Integration of High-Performance 4K Media Players with Leading Home Control Systems


With software drivers available for Control4, Crestron, Savant, RTI, URC, and other home control platforms, Zappiti’s range of media players can easily become part of a complete smart home ecosystem. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (July 23, 2020) Zappiti, an award-winning manufacturer of 4K media players, is helping AV integrators worldwide deliver to their customers an enriched, […]

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Dante Solutions from Neutrik


NA2-IO-DLine I/O Connect your legacy audio gear to the Dante world. The NA2-IO-DLINE is an end-of-network device. It is a breakout box that allows two channels of audio to be integrated into a Dante network. NA2 – IO-DPRO The NA2-IO-DPRO is a 2IN, 2OUT breakout box designed to connect legacy audio equipment with the Dante network. It features […]

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Séura Releases Follow-up to Shade Series Outdoor TV


Séura just released the Shade Series 2 Outdoor TV, a follow-up to its original Shade Series Outdoor TV. The Shade Series 2 features improved brightness and contrast, a micro-edge design, better integration with streaming devices and a higher waterproof rating. Shade Series 2 enhancements include: 43-inch TV size option for $1,999 MSRP, soundbar included IP56 […]

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