Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

February 19, 2024

Welcome to my 24th annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! It’s been an honor to have written this for 24 straight years and even more of an honor for it to have so many thousands of readers annually — it’s almost always our most-read article of the year on rAVe [PUBS]. So, if you’re reading this right […]

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Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

February 15, 2024

What a show! I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2024 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. We amassed a cache of more than 2,100 videos, and we posted them all on our (beautiful) ISE microsite, which also includes photos, […]

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

February 14, 2024

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 […]

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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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Avocor Introduces H Series at ISE 2024

January 29, 2024

Featuring a sleek and contemporary design and captivating software enhancements, the H Series stands as the perfect affordable display solution for organizations seeking to cultivate a workforce that is more connected, creative and collaborative – without breaking the budget. In a bold move in the world of collaborative technology, Avocor introduces the H Series – […]

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Avocor Debuts H Series Ultra-Thin Bezel 4K Collaboration Board

January 23, 2024

Avocor just debuted the H Series, a PCAP touch-based ultra-thin bezel 4K resolution collaboration board. The H Series comes equipped with a suite of integrated software applications including: Montage for Wireless Sharing: Montage enables wireless sharing instantly from laptops, tablets, or smartphones. UiQ Interface: The H Series is designed with a user-friendly interface. RiseVision for […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1278: Avocor and Rise Vision Launch Integrated Digital Signage Product for ProAV Market

October 10, 2023

Both Avocor and Rise Vision joined me on today’s videocast as a platform to launch a new product category — an all-in-one digital signage product that includes the displays (in two sizes), an integrated media player, a CMS and creative signage templates. But, it is interesting that this offering can be sold CapEx or OpEx […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1267: The Highest Rated E4 Keynote — Ever — Is Finally Available as a CTS-Accredited Webinar

August 28, 2023

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, Gary Kayye — thanks to Avocor — will bring his workplace keynote session to the Exertis Almo webinar series at 2 p.m. EDT. So, if you want AVIXA CTS credits or want to know how to integrate better tech into workspaces to make people want to come back to work, register […]

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Xyte Announced Partnership With Legrand, Symetrix and WyreStorm at InfoComm 2023

June 21, 2023

Xyte developers of the Connected Device Platform (CDP), announced its added partnerships with Legrand, Symetrix and WyreStorm at InfoComm 2023. These new customers join Valens, Avocor, AVProEdge, Rebar, Alice Camera, ProAV and others who have partnered with Xyte to create an AV ecosystem that includes “both leading hardware manufacturers and service providers.” Together with additional device manufacturers in various industries that are […]

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Avocor Partners With Rise Vision and AUO Display Plus

June 7, 2023

Avocor (InfoComm booth #3671) has announced a strategic partnership with Rise Vision and AUO Display Plus (ADP). Set to be launched in Q3 of this year, the first release forged by the strategic alliance of Avocor and AUO Display Plus (ADP), will combine the collaboration capabilities of Avocor displays with the functionality of Rise Vision […]

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Avocor Announces Lineup for InfoComm 2023

May 12, 2023

Avocor is set to exhibit at Infocomm 2023, focusing on connected, collaborative meeting experiences. Bringing its latest innovations to the show floor, visitors can get hands-on with Avocor solutions in the Conference and Collaboration Zone, booth 3671. Scott Hix, CEO at Avocor, comments: “InfoComm 2023 continues to be an exciting platform for Avocor to exhibit. […]

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Avocor Appoints New Head of Global Alliances as It Expands Alliances Organization

March 27, 2023

Avocor introduced the expansion of Avocor’s Alliances organization which aims to strengthen the alignment between the company, its solutions and the UCC ecosystems where its interactive collaboration products and partners can thrive. Since its founding in 2016, Avocor has grown quickly to become a major player in the UCC marketplace. The company’s approach to working […]

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Avocor Launches Fuse, a Cloud-Based Software Management Platform

March 15, 2023

Avocor just announced the launch of FUSE, a free, cloud-based software management platform for IT and AV pros to remotely deploy, configure and manage Avocor solutions at scale from anywhere in the world. Built on Xyte’s Technology-as-a-Service (TaaS) cloud platform, FUSE enables teams to configure their device estate and organize products into spaces as they […]

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PSNI Global Alliance Adds Avocor as Global Preferred Vendor Partner

March 3, 2023

PSNI Global Alliance announced Avocor as its latest Global Preferred Vendor Partner (PVP). Avocor provides collaboration boards that integrate Google, Zoom, Microsoft, Logitech, HP and Lenovo along with wireless sharing and whiteboarding. With this new partnership, Avocor has become a global strategic manufacturing partner of the alliance, granting access to its Certified Solution Providers (CSPs) […]

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Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

February 15, 2023

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen a show like this. I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2023 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. No other company went to every single booth. We amassed a cache of more […]

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Avocor Will Debut L Series Ultra-Wide Displays at ISE 2023

November 30, 2022

Avocor is pleased to announce the global debut of its L Series ultra-wide displays will take place at ISE 2023. Designed to derive superior value from hybrid meetings, these 105” 21:9 aspect ratio interactive displays offer users a more spacious, immersive view than conventional dimension displays and deliver exceptional visuals and extra horizontal workspace. Designed […]

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Avocor Opens New Offices in Farringdon, London

November 4, 2022

Avocor has opened new offices in Farringdon, London. Centrally located with transport links across the capital, the new facility will also function as a stylish demo suite. London is the second EMEA HQ announced by Avocor in 2022. Earlier this year, Avocor opened offices in The Netherlands, near Amsterdam. The new facilities coincide with Avocor’s “rising […]

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Avocor Creates CollabTouch Interactive Room Collaboration Solution

October 11, 2022

Avocor announced the launch of its new CollabTouch interactive room collaboration solution; basically Avocor E and G series displays with Logitech meeting room peripherals. The freedom to repurpose gear and swap components without replacing the entire room kit extends the value of Avocor and Logitech’s joint solution. And because a single cable powers CollabTouch, the solution can be easily deployed in a wide range of […]

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Avocor Announces Range of Ultrawide Displays

October 3, 2022

Avocor just launched the L Series, a new range of Ultrawide 21:9 displays. With two models available in the range (touch and non-touch), the L series is aimed at Microsoft Teams Front Row users, as well as the impending wide-screen version of Zoom. Solutions like Microsoft Teams Room new Front Row experience utilize the 21:9 ratio to deliver a more holistic meeting […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1161: Avocor Conquers Teams, Zoom and Even Google Meet

September 15, 2022

Avocor’s senior VP and general manager, Dana Corey, joined me on my latest videocast to talk all about the company. Avocor recently signed an exclusive deal with Google that will allow the AV integrator community to service the Meet video platform as well as MS Teams and Zoom. In fact, Avocor is doing it creatively […]

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Avocor To Exhibit Google Meet Series One Product Portfolio and More at ISE 2022

April 7, 2022

Avocor will exhibit several new innovations at ISE 2022, including the full Google Meet Series One product portfolio. ISE will be the first time, since the strategic partnership with Google was announced in August 2021, that both products will be showcased side-by-side. “ISE is the meeting place for the brightest ideas, smartest people, and most […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

February 8, 2022

Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Avocor and Miro Announce Partnership To Optimize User Experience With Avocor Devices

January 25, 2022

Avocor announced its strategic partnership with Miro for better built-in collaboration on Avocor Devices. Miro currently works on Avocor devices, and the partnership solidifies their intention to jointly develop an optimized user experience for in-person and hybrid collaboration. “Hybrid work environments are now more common now than ever before. Organizations of all types are redefining […]

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Avocor Reveals GroupShare, A Meeting User Interface for Team Video Calls

October 7, 2021

Avocor announced Avocor GroupShare, its new subscription-based meeting user interface designed to help teams manage video calls. Avocor’s GroupShare enables single-button meeting start from Avocor’s interactive display, personal mobile device or a PC; access to your documents securely via a cloud drive; the room’s calendar; secure wireless screen sharing; and one-button start to multiple UC software programs, […]

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5 Things to Know About UCC Ahead of InfoComm 2021

October 5, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing for much longer than anyone expected, it should come as no surprise that conferencing and collaboration is a major focus for AV professionals. According to one report, the unified communication and collaboration (UCC) market size is expected to grow from USD 67.4 billion in 2021 to USD 127.5 billion by […]

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Avocor’s Latest Launch Includes Stealing BenQ’s Thunder via Partnership with Google Workspace

September 9, 2021

Avocor today announced a global partnership with Google Workspace and also launched two new all-in-one videoconferencing and digital whiteboarding devices — the Google Meet Series One Desk 27 and Board 65. Both are touch-enabled video devices designed as part of the Google Meet Series One hardware portfolio (think Zoom Rooms and Microsoft Teams Rooms, but […]

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Avocor Announces G Series Edge-to-Edge Displays Without Bezel

July 14, 2021

Avocor today announces its G series, a new product family of no-bezel, edge-to-edge interactive displays for collaboration. Available in 65”, 75” and 85”, the G series collaboration displays feature Avocor UiQ single-button touch interface and the latest generation of Avocor InGlass Intelligent Touch. With native 4K resolution, 30-bit color, and 500 nits of brightness, the […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1039: What’s the State of the UCC Market?

March 22, 2021

On today’s episode of Rants & rAVes, Avocor’s Dana Corey joined Gary to discuss Almo Pro A/V‘s upcoming State of the Collaboration Market webinar on Wednesday, March 24, at 2 p.m. EDT. Check out this video and then register for the free webinar here. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2021 Edition

January 27, 2021

Welcome to my 21st annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I love writing this annual predictions article — it’s both humbling and rewarding. It requires me to stop and research anything new, evaluate the potential impact it will have and then articulate it in a way that matters to readers. If you’re a regular reader of my […]

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Avocor Announces Its Own Aquarius WorkSpace Intelligence Software

January 21, 2021

Avocor announced its own Aquarius WorkSpace Intelligence software. This subscription-based service (SaaS) works with Avocor’s new AVW-6555 Windows collaboration display that’s Microsoft Teams certified, and the all-in-one AVW-5555 interactive display; both with integrated Azure IoT sensors. Avocor Aquarius provides real-time business intelligence of meeting spaces usage and environmental data, such as presence detection, attendee impact […]

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Avocor Announces WCD for Microsoft Teams

August 24, 2020

Avocor just announced the first Windows collaboration display (WCD) certified for Microsoft Teams. A collaboration integrated with an IoT sensor, the AVW-6555 Windows collaboration display is being marketed by Avocor as the first Teams-certified WCD, and it is also certified for Microsoft Azure IoT. That said, you can still download Zoom, Webex, BlueJeans and use […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 974: Here’s Why You Should Sign Up for Wednesday’s UCC Webinar!

March 13, 2020

This Wednesday, March 18 at 2:30pm, Gary Kayye (with guest star Dana Cory, of Avocor) will deliver an all-you-need-to-know about UCC webinar. So, what? Well, Gary will focus on every single product used in huddle or meeting spaces and call out the best (and not so best) products out there to use and, well, Dana will […]

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