CEDIA Expo 2023, Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Release Post-Show Report

January 17, 2024

CEDIA Expo 2023 returned to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO, and introduced the inaugural Commercial Integrator Expo 2023, expanding its audience to include fixed installation audiovisual systems professionals and technology managers in commercial markets. The combined events drew a crowd of nearly 13,000 industry professionals and hosted hundreds of exhibitors, sound rooms and […]

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Recapping CEDIA Expo 2023: Key Trends and Product Introductions From Emerging Market Categories

November 20, 2023

At CEDIA Expo 2023, lighting control, automation, security and outdoor technology took center stage as the hottest categories in the custom installation industry. Here are a few key trends and innovative product introductions that CEDIA Expo highlighted from this year’s emerging market categories. Lighting Control CEDIA Expo 2023 featured a wealth of new lighting trends […]

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Commercial Integrator Expo Shines a Light on Emerging Commercial and Resimercial Trends

November 8, 2023

The convergence of residential and commercial technology, coined “resimercial,” has provided an opportunity for crossover between manufacturers, integrators and many other business facets. Resimercial has accelerated the adoption of technology integrations in nearly every industry and application, including home/hybrid offices, flex spaces and commercial spaces, specifically office, retail and mixed-use facilities. As a result, ProAV […]

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Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of Commercial Integrator Expo Awards

October 16, 2023

Congratulations to the (very first) winners of the Commercial Integrator Expo Awards! It was an amazing expo for the rAVe team. Not only did we have the pleasure of covering CEDIA Expo 2023, but we got to cover this entirely new trade show as well! Commercial Integrator Expo was born out of the need for […]

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CEDIA Expo, Commercial Integrator Expo Announce 2023 Attendance Numbers

September 22, 2023

CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo announced that 12,848 industry professionals showed up earlier this month for both shows. Show attendees came from all 50 U.S. states and 21 countries. “CEDIA Expo 2023 and Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 were bustling with industry professionals experiencing the newest tech and learning about trends in the residential and […]

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Key Digital Launches Second-Generation KD-Pro4x1X-2 HDMI Switcher

September 14, 2023

Key Digital launched the second-generation KD-Pro4x1X-2: a 4×1 UHD/4K/18G HDMI switcher with 4×1 auto switching, audio de-embedding and a “plethora” of control options. In addition to auto-switching that, when enabled, automatically selects a newly detected source or switches away from a newly disconnected source, Key Digital says the KD-Pro4x1X-2 offers front-panel-button, IR, RS-232, TCP/IP and […]

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MultiView Pro and VideoWall Pro Drivers Pair With Leading Just Add Power and AVPro Systems to Give Residential Installers an Intuitive and Easy-to-Use Interface

September 9, 2023

  PHOENIX — Sept. 7, 2023 — Blackwire Designs, a leading distributor in the custom installation and Pro AV markets, recently announced the release of two new Control4 drivers, MultiView Pro and VideoWall Pro, that provide an easy-to-use interface for Just Add Power and AVPro Edge MXNet systems using video walls or multi-view video tilers. The […]

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The Daily Raff: CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Day 3 Thoughts

September 9, 2023

For the last Daily Raff of CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo, I don’t have a ton of new products to show you. I always find it hard to just wander a show floor. What am I supposed to look at? I receive so many press releases before a show that sometimes it’s overwhelming to just walk […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 127.3: Day Three LIVE at CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

September 9, 2023

Here’s our final episode of rAVe [TV] during CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023. On this episode, our guests include Jason McGraw, Group Vice President, CEDIA Expo, Commercial Integrator Expo and KBIS, Emerald, John Henkel, Director of SMB Product Marketing, NETGEAR and Chuck Espinoza, Global Education Director, Aurora Multimedia. We talk about the final show floor […]

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The Daily Raff: CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Day 2 Thoughts

September 8, 2023

I don’t know what it is about trade shows. You’re so tired at the end of the day no matter what! I could be doing a million interviews one after the other or just walking around and seeing all the products for myself. Either way, I’m spent by the time the show floor closes. Let’s […]

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rAVe [TV] — Episode 127.2: Day Two LIVE at CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

September 8, 2023

On the second day of CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023, Gary and I tell you about a few of our favorite things we’ve seen on the show floor. Our guest for today’s episode is Alexis La Broi, Director, Audio Visual Services Division, MidPoint Technology Group. We continue to talk about the trends we’re seeing and […]

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