Announcing the 2024 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

Exciting news! The winners of the 2024 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards have been announced. As always, we’re here to spotlight the brands that made a real impact in the industry this year. We take into account only the votes and nominations from the AV community. Each winning company will receive a unique plaque, which we’ll […]

Announcing the 2024 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

Barco ClickShare Range is Nearly Carbon-Neutral; Earns CO2logic Label

Barco announced a major step in ClickShare’s path towards a full carbon-neutral offering for meeting collaboration. The ClickShare Bar has been granted the carbon-neutral label by leading climate advisory organization CO2logic, a South Pole company, and is the second ClickShare product to receive the carbon-neutral label after the ClickShare Conference CX-50 2nd generation. With this […]

Barco ClickShare Range is Nearly Carbon-Neutral; Earns CO2logic Label

I Just Toured the Smartest Smart Building in Switzerland — All Its Content Is Managed By SpinetiX

Last month, I flew to Lausanne, Switzerland, to spend two days understanding how a digital signage company, SpinetiX, is totally managing the content for every single room in the Millennium. The Millennium isn’t your average workplace. In addition to housing a TV station and about a dozen corporations, it also includes: ALL of this is […]

I Just Toured the Smartest Smart Building in Switzerland — All Its Content Is Managed By SpinetiX

Barco Promotes Jan van Houtte to Executive Vice President of Barco’s Meeting Experience Business Unit

Barco announced that Jan van Houtte has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Barco’s Meeting Experience Business Unit. In this pivotal role, Jan will strengthen ClickShare’s strategy, driving further innovation and sales expansion. Jan van Houtte has a strong track record of building world-class organizations and leading strategic initiatives. He most recently served as Barco’s Vice President […]

Barco Promotes Jan van Houtte to Executive Vice President of Barco’s Meeting Experience Business Unit

rAVe [TV] — Episode 154: Gary Tours Barco

In today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Gary Kayye tours Barco’s headquarters and goes over the latest news solo (Steph is on a plane, attending SAVe’s conference). Watch this to see some special behind-the-scenes footage and learn more about Logitech’s MX Brio, Pioneer’s new immersive sound AV receivers and more. 

rAVe [TV] — Episode 154: Gary Tours Barco

Barco ClickShare Now Provides Usage Insights Directly to Microsoft’s Teams Rooms Pro Management Portal

Barco entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft around Teams devices that will enable ClickShare devices to provide data that will be available through Microsoft’s Teams Rooms Pro Management Portal. As you likely know, the Barco ClickShare solution enables users to host calls from their own laptop with their preferred videoconferencing platform, using the audio […]

Barco ClickShare Now Provides Usage Insights Directly to Microsoft’s Teams Rooms Pro Management Portal

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

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 […]

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

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

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, […]

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

Barco and Green Hippo Collaborate on LUX Helsinki Light Festival

The celebrated LUX Helsinki light festival took place at venues across the Finnish capital during January, with a highlight being the specially created projection mapped visual display onto the intricate façade of the National Gallery Ateneum. The looping, five-hour graphic animations formed a large, 8000px-wide canvas and were projected by six Barco UDX 4K32 projectors […]

Barco and Green Hippo Collaborate on LUX Helsinki Light Festival

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

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 […]

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

Barco Just Entered the UCC Video Bar Market with Two New Products

Barco just launched the ClickShare Bar, two different video bars for UCC applications in small and medium-sized meeting rooms. Both video bars integrate a ClickShare Conference (plus a wired USB-C input) with a camera, speakers, and mic array. The all-in-one video bar features noise suppression and acoustic echo cancellation for audio along with video speaker […]

Barco Just Entered the UCC Video Bar Market with Two New Products

Barco Adds New F400-4K Solid-State Projector

Barco launched a new projector in its solid-state F400 range. The F400-4K joins the F400-N4K (native 4K), couples laser projection, high-speed processing, and reliability with 4K UHD resolution. You may recall that the F400 range is designed for training and simulation applications. The F400 range is designed specifically for the demanding training and simulation market […]

Barco Adds New F400-4K Solid-State Projector

The Latest AV Technology for Command and Control Rooms

Command and control rooms are where information, technology and human expertise converge to enable effective decision making, resource management and responses to different scenarios. The importance of control rooms extends across a wide and growing range of sectors, and they help contribute to safety, security and operational efficiency. Let’s explore key trends in command and […]

The Latest AV Technology for Command and Control Rooms

Barco, Crestron Enter Global Patent License Agreement for BYOM Market Growth

Barco and Crestron have entered into a global patent license agreement earlier this year. This enables Crestron to utilize some of Barco’s ClickShare patents for Crestron’s own collaboration solutions, including AirMedia wireless conferencing and presentation systems. Barco will continue to develop collaboration technologies but the point of the agreement between Barco and Crestron is to […]

Barco, Crestron Enter Global Patent License Agreement for BYOM Market Growth

Barco Just Debuted All-New UniSee II LCD Video Wall System

Barco just announced its new LCD video wall, Barco UniSee II. This new generation of the Barco UniSee platform combines improved image performance with precise and predictable installation and maintenance. The color gamut has been significantly increased by applying quantum dot technology. In addition, the video wall’s contrast is increased to High Dynamic Range (HDR) levels […]

Barco Just Debuted All-New UniSee II LCD Video Wall System

Barco Residential Debuts Nerthus Projector at CEDIA Expo 2023

Barco Residential is at CEDIA 2023 with the debut of Nerthus, the flagship projector in their Series 4 projector line-up. Barco says that Nerthus, named after the deity associated with prosperity and peace, is poised to “redefine” the home theater experience. With 32,000 lumens and enhanced contrast, the projector covers 100% of the REC.2020 color […]

Barco Residential Debuts Nerthus Projector at CEDIA Expo 2023

Barco Relocates Its Fredrikstad Offices

Barco announced its Fredrikstad offices relocation to a “brand-new, state-of-the-art building.” With a rich history in the area and a talented local workforce, Barco says this move represents a commitment to its ongoing mission of pushing the boundaries of technology while creating a great workplace. The new local headquarters, situated at the entrance to Fredrikstad […]

Barco Relocates Its Fredrikstad Offices

Wildfire Technology Exhibits at APCO 2023 Highlighting Visualization Integration Services for Control Rooms

Wildfire, leading audiovisual integration company, will present cutting-edge visualization solutions at APCO 2023, Aug. 6-9, in Nashville, in Booth 1640, in collaboration with VuWall, a technology leader in video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions. Public safety communication professionals will see best-in-class display technology, consoles, video processing, and video wall management technology. “We are […]

Wildfire Technology Exhibits at APCO 2023 Highlighting Visualization Integration Services for Control Rooms

Barco Woos Daniel Root Away From Wainhouse Research to Head-up ClickShare

Barco just announced that industry veteran Daniel Root has joined Barco to lead the Meeting Experience division’s global alliance team. Root will be responsible for driving strategic alignment as ClickShare accelerates its momentum. With his experience and deep understanding of the market, Root is well-equipped to lead ClickShare’s partnership and alliance program into the future. Here’s an exclusive […]

Barco Woos Daniel Root Away From Wainhouse Research to Head-up ClickShare

Biamp Parlé VBC 2500 Videoconferencing Bar Earns Barco Certification

Biamp announced that the all-in-one Parlé VBC 2500 videoconferencing bar has earned certification from Barco. Barco certification ensures that products have been tested and validated by Barco, providing assurance to IT professionals and end users that certified products will work as expected and perform to Barco standards. Now Barco ClickShare customers are empowered to augment wireless […]

Biamp Parlé VBC 2500 Videoconferencing Bar Earns Barco Certification

Barco Enters Distribution Partnership With LANG IBERIA

Barco now has a distribution partnership with LANG IBERIA. The announcement follows a successful agreement between Barco and LANG AG as its preferred distribution partner for projection and image processing in the DACH region. The new contract with LANG IBERIA covers the distribution rights for Barco projection and image processing solutions in Spain. LANG IBERIA is a […]

Barco Enters Distribution Partnership With LANG IBERIA

Barco Reworks Services Offering for Control Rooms Market

Barco has reworked its services offering for the control rooms market. First, the company reworked the SmartCare offering, which includes the Video wall Management Suite. This cloud-based remote management platform allows to monitor and manage Barco’s latest generation of LED, LCD and rear-projection video walls from a central location. Through this tool, users can consult […]

Barco Reworks Services Offering for Control Rooms Market

Barco Launches G50 Laser “Smart Line” Projector

Barco just announced the launch of its new G50 laser “smart line” projector. Earlier this year, Barco shared that sales numbers of its single-chip G-series laser projectors hit 10,000 units. Today, Barco launched three new G50 projectors, all spec’d for compactness in a lightweight design, weighing 11-13kg (25-30 pounds). But Barco is also labeling it […]

Barco Launches G50 Laser “Smart Line” Projector

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1249: You’re Using Barco’s ClickShare; Why Not Use XMS Cloud Too?

Barco’s ClickShare has become a ubiquitous UCC product — having won yet another rAVe Reader’s Choice Award, but did you know that Barco has an entire IT-based management platform for ClickShare that’s entirely cloud-based? Dubbed XMS Cloud, the company just improved it with a new update, and it’s designed to give IT professionals device control, […]

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1249: You’re Using Barco’s ClickShare; Why Not Use XMS Cloud Too?

Barco and Evolve Technology Announce Acquisition of 100th Barco E2

Barco and its partner Evolve Technology, a live events video solutions provider, have announced the acquisition of the 100th Barco E2. The achievement underscores Evolve’s commitment to delivering top-of-the-line video technology to clients and marks a significant milestone in their journey as a premier provider in the industry. A technology-focused sales, rental, leasing and training […]

Barco and Evolve Technology Announce Acquisition of 100th Barco E2

Barco Amps Up XMS Cloud Platform With New Version

Managing, monitoring and optimizing meeting experiences using Barco has just got easier and better, thanks to its new XMS Cloud platform. XMS Cloud is designed for IT professionals to give them device control, proactive intervention, remote management of any Barco CklickShares used in a facility. Here are the improvements: A better UI: Key system health […]

Barco Amps Up XMS Cloud Platform With New Version

Barco ClickShare CX-50 Gen-2 Gets CO2 Neutral Silver Labeling

ClickShare CX-50 2nd generation was granted the CO2 Neutral Silver label by leading climate advisory organization CO2logic. Barco ClickShare CX-50 2nd generation is one of the first carbon-neutral wireless conferencing solutions in the market. The carbon-neutral label guarantees that Barco has significantly reduced the CO2 emissions throughout the product lifecycle of the CX-50 2nd generation. […]

Barco ClickShare CX-50 Gen-2 Gets CO2 Neutral Silver Labeling

Tricolor India Schauspiel Unlocks Wow Experience at Andaman & Nicobar’s Historical Cellular Jail using Barco’s Projection Technology

New Delhi, 1st June 2023 –The Cellular Jail in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an immensely popular and historic tourist site boasting over 1500 daily visitors, has unveiled an immersive multimedia projection mapping based sound and light show to enhance the tourist experience and support the local industry. The project’s System integrator and creative team Tricolor […]

Tricolor India Schauspiel Unlocks Wow Experience at Andaman & Nicobar’s Historical Cellular Jail using Barco’s Projection Technology

Barco and Culturespaces Open New Digital Art Center — Phoenix des Lumières

Barco has partnered again with Culturespaces to open a brand-new digital art centre: Phoenix des Lumières in Dortmund. The two companies have a history of many years working together to visualize immersive art in unique locations. The new Germany-based center deploys a mix of more than one hundred Barco laser projectors. Since 2012, the Culturespaces […]

Barco and Culturespaces Open New Digital Art Center — Phoenix des Lumières

New Barco-Commissioned Study Finds NOC and SOC Operators May Be Stuck On Premises Due to Old Tech

Remote working. It has rapidly found its way into the business routine of many. Especially since the COVID-pandemic and the 2020-2021 lockdowns, remote working has become a given in many sectors. So, what about control rooms? Are professionals there allowed to log in from home, or are they expected on-site during working hours? That was […]

New Barco-Commissioned Study Finds NOC and SOC Operators May Be  Stuck On Premises Due to Old Tech

Barco Launches CTRL — a Control Room Software Platform

Last week, Barco launched something dubbed Barco CTRL, its new control room software platform. The ambition is to simplify workflows, deployment and serviceability, allowing users to securely connect to their sources, from any location, and interact with the content on any video wall or operator desk. Barco says CTRL is very powerful, it is also […]

Barco Launches CTRL — a Control Room Software Platform

Signagelive Offers Free 6-Month Subscription for Barco ClickShare Users

Signagelive offers a free six-month digital signage solution for anyone using the Barco ClickShare Present and Conference devices, managed by Barco’s XMS Cloud Platform. Giving organizations a unique opportunity to trial digital signage, free of charge, Signagelive will offer ClickShare customers a complimentary six-month Signagelive Standard Licence for each of their compatible ClickShare Present and […]

Signagelive Offers Free 6-Month Subscription for Barco ClickShare Users