Smart Building Conference at ISE to Show How Technology Makes Buildings Smarter and Better

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The Smart Building Conference (SBC) at ISE 2019 will take place the day before Integrated Systems Europe 2019 opens its doors at 9:00 on February 4th at the RAI Amsterdam. SBC is a one-day, twin track event that explores the latest technologies, business strategies, market research and workflow case studies through presentations from the world’s […]

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Joel Rollins’ Afternoon Observations of Day Three of ISE 2016

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This afternoon, Annabelle and I had the opportunity (a rare one) to stop Amanda Beckner, vice president of learning at InfoComm, to talk about the direction being taken by InfoComm’s education department. Amanda is a person of rare energy and enthusiasm. I have at times in the past been critical of InfoComm’s educational department and […]

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rAVe Europe Editor to Lead Smart Building Conference Again at ISE

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The Smart Building Conference, taking place on the eve of Integrated Systems Europe, is bringing together its strongest ever group of over 20 expert speakers and panelists for the full-day conference being held at the Amsterdam RAI. Registration is still open but seats are selling out quickly so we urge you to register today to […]

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Ten Years: Pro AV Integrators in a Networked World

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By Bob Snyder Editor, rAVe Europe Editor’s Note: This story was taken from our European publication (rAVe Europe) from last week’s issue. Wow, it doesn’t seem long ago but rAVe EUROPE is finishing 10 years of publishing with its original tagline still in place: pro AV integrators in a networked world. Ten years on and […]

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Smart Building Conference Adds Four New Events

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The Smart Building Conference — a joint venture of InfoComm International and CEDIA — will expand significantly in the coming months with the staging of four events addressing some of Europe’s most energetic markets for audiovisual technology and systems integration. Conference organizer Integrated Systems Events, the company responsible for the globally acclaimed ISE trade show, […]

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A Review of the 2014 Smart Building Conference

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By Samantha Halle rAVe Staffer The Smart Building Conference was created with one clear goal: to promote the ways in which the AV industry can make intelligent contributions to innovations building design. Before delegates split into the parallel tracks of commercial or residential application, the Smart Building Conference @ ISE 2014 kicked the day off […]

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Smart Building Conference 2013 Draws Sellout London Crowd

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More than 140 delegates packed into London’s Dexter House last week to attend the Smart Building Conference 2013 — a joint venture of InfoComm International and CEDIA. Attendees were treated to insights from some 20 speakers, with separate tracks dedicated to the commercial and residential building markets book-ended by plenary sessions open and relevant to all. In the […]

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Smart Building Conference to Take Place in London in October

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Integrated Systems Events announced recently that its Smart Building Conference will come to London on Tues., Oct. 15. A joint venture of the company’s not-for-profit association owners, CEDIA and InfoComm, the conference was held for the first time in Amsterdam in January of this year (during ISE 2013), where it drew a sell-out attendance of […]

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Christie Shows World’s First 72,000-Lumen Laser Projection

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By Bob Snyder The last record for lumens in laser projection was Christie’s own 63,000-lumen record, set at IBC Show in September. Now Christie raises the bar again for achieving the world’s brightest laser projection. In Beijing, Christie did a demo of its prototype laser projector: the world’s first 72,000-lumen laser projection. Short movie clips of […]

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rAVe Europe Editor Bob Snyder Delivers InfoComm MEA Seminar: I Will Survive IT in 2015

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As part of the InfoComm University Seminars, rAVe Europe’s Bob Snyder will present the seminar “I Will Survive IT in 2015.” How will the AV/IT systems integration world look in 2015? If you think the commercial road ahead will be straight, it won’t be. Technology shifts are now carving out the big curves ahead. You […]

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The Future of the Classroom

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George Kembel, cofounder and executive director of Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, says publicly, “Our education system is not broken, but it is becoming obsolete. We’re still running an educational model developed for the industrial revolution, designed to prepare workers for factory jobs.” He may be right. Today’s classrooms feature professors or teachers […]

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Different Shades of Green

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By Bob Snyder Editor, rAVe Europe It’s time to expose Green for what it is. Like in real life, “green” comes in many shades. You’ve probably noticed these days how your hotel plays a Green card to trump its guests. A placard placed strategically in your hotel bathroom might read: “We join the hotels of the world that want to […]

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