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

ISE 2023 From Across the Pond: A Detailed, In-Depth Look at Trends From the Show

Welcome back to another installment of my reviews of a trade show I didn’t attend, in which I stay home in North Carolina and spend many, many hours watching (and titling and categorizing) every single product video that the rAVe videos shooters collected while roaming the floor of Integrated Systems Europe in Barcelona. This year’s […]

ISE 2023 From Across the Pond: A Detailed, In-Depth Look at Trends From the Show

rAVe Jan Temperature Check: #AVtweeps 2023 Predictions

This month, we began a temperature check where we put out a survey on the newest AV tech topics to gauge your thoughts and opinions. In January, we took a look at the expected 2023 trends and the results are in! First up: the IPMX standard for AVoIP which sets open specifications for the transport […]

rAVe Jan Temperature Check: #AVtweeps 2023 Predictions

Looking for a New Display? Save Your Energy!

By Mitchell Rosenberg PPDS If you’re in the business of buying visual displays, you already know of the various considerations you need to make depending on how the device will be used, where and by whom. Is the screen big enough to be seen clearly from the other side of the room? Is the pixel […]

Looking for a New Display? Save Your Energy!

SiliconCore Technology Debuts 1.2mm Ultra-Fine Pixel Pitch LED Floor Display at InfoComm 2022

SiliconCore Technology debuted a 1.2mm ultra-fine pixel pitch LED floor display at InfoComm 2022 this week in Las Vegas. The SiliconCore High Resolution Modular LED Floor uses the company’s LISA technology, is a breakthrough for the dvLED display industry, and the only durable 1.2mm floor available for fixed installation, requiring no separate overlay. Viewers can […]

SiliconCore Technology Debuts 1.2mm Ultra-Fine Pixel Pitch LED Floor Display at InfoComm 2022

More Reasons to Tour the CrimsonAV Booth at InfoComm

Chicago, IL – May 26, 2022 – CrimsonAV, a leading pro AV Manufacturer and dvLED distributor, is offering their “Top Five (5) Reasons” to visit their InfoComm booth at the upcoming Las Vegas tradeshow. Beyond their exceptional mounting solutions, Crimson is offering more – more products, more service, more value, and more profits for system […]

More Reasons to Tour the CrimsonAV Booth at InfoComm

PPDS Intros Philips 6000 Series of 8K dvLED Displays

PPDS (i.e., Philips Digital Signage), just announced the Philips 6000 Series: a range of 8K, dvLED displays in either 16:9 or 32:9. Unveiled at ISE 2022 in Barcelona (stand 3Q600), the new Philips 6000 Series LED is bezel-free so, technically, it can be designed in any shape, size or resolution and is aimed at meeting […]

PPDS Intros Philips 6000 Series of 8K dvLED Displays

Old Dog, New Tricks: What I’ve Learned About dvLED

By Brian Rhatigan Exertis Almo One thing that keeps me interested in my career is that our industry is ever-evolving as technologies are introduced and evolve over time. After 17 years of working in the world of ProAV distribution, I never stop learning new things. Most recently, I was tasked with learning about dvLED to […]

Old Dog, New Tricks: What I’ve Learned About dvLED

Planar Intros Luminate Pro Series and Venue Pro Series of LED Displays for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

Planar has launched two new LED video wall display families in the form of the Planar Luminate Pro Series and Planar Venue Pro Series. The new displays feature mechanical elements that accelerate setup and takedown for temporary and mobile events, but also feature full front installation and serviceability, opening the door to more permanent wall-mounted […]

Planar Intros Luminate Pro Series and Venue Pro Series of LED Displays for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

The Last Day of LAVNCH WEEK 5: ProAV Day!

Well, we’ve made it, #AVtweeps — the final day of LAVNCH WEEK 5! Thursday was ProAV Day, and we saw product demos, had discussions and learned tons about the upcoming trends in ProAV. Read on below to find a recap of the whole day, and don’t forget you can also watch the entire day on […]

The Last Day of LAVNCH WEEK 5: ProAV Day!

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

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. […]

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

5 Things to Know About Digital Signage Ahead of InfoComm 2021

Digital signage is poised for strong revenue growth, with a forecast of $32 billion in 2021, increasing to $44.7 billion in 2026, according to AVIXA’s 2021 Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis. With this in mind, it’s no surprise Digital Signage will be a major focus at InfoComm 2021. To start, AVIXA (producers of InfoComm), along […]

5 Things to Know About Digital Signage Ahead of InfoComm 2021

Draper Releases Foundation Mount System for LED Video Wall Installations

Draper Inc. announced Draper Foundation, a mounting system for LED video wall installations. The FoundationMount System is designed and manufactured with two levels of adjustability. Adjustability at the wall allows it to absorb inconsistent flatness to create a flat attachment surface. The second level allows fine Z-adjustment at the panel to overcome tiny imperfections between […]

Draper Releases Foundation Mount System for LED Video Wall Installations

Those Popular ‘3D’ Signs Explained in Seven Easy Steps

If you frequent LinkedIn or YouTube and you’re into audiovisual tech, you’ve likely seen the videos of the signs on a street corner with a lion jumping out, a spaceship landing or a Jeep spinning brodies where the subjects of the video seem to escape the edges of the screen and break the fourth wall. […]

Those Popular ‘3D’ Signs Explained in Seven Easy Steps

Storm The Studio

A few months back, I wrote a piece on the 3 environments integrators should be offering to their customers.  One of those 3 environments is the studio. In the piece, I stated, “Whether producing marketing content like podcasts and unboxing videos, teaching hybrid classes, doing worldwide company events or introducing new products and services to […]

Storm The Studio

The Struggle for ‘Seamless’ Hybrid Experiences

There are 1,001 blogs on the hybrid workplace and hybrid classrooms. Heck, I may have even contributed to that total. But before you dismiss this one, I’ll tell you it’s short, intuitive and not quite the same as the others. If you’re doing hybrid meetings or classrooms, you already know the main components: Audience facing […]

The Struggle for ‘Seamless’ Hybrid Experiences

ViewSonic Intros Pre-Assembled Kit Solution for All-in-One dvLED Displays

ViewSonic Corp just launched a pre-assembled solution kit (with a movable flight case) for its All-in-One Direct View 108” and 135” LED Displays. ViewSonic’s All-in-One Direct View LED Display integrates the display, image stitching, power supply and control systems into one device. Its design includes a 35 mm ultra-slim ID and 10mm edges comes in […]

ViewSonic Intros Pre-Assembled Kit Solution for All-in-One dvLED Displays

White Paper: Finding the Right Display Technology for Your Space — Projection or dvLED?

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM EPSON  A lot can go into choosing the right display technology for a venue of any size. Often, the primary decision comes down to this: projection or direct-view LED? This is an important choice, and with more on the line for end users than ever, it shouldn’t be taken […]

White Paper: Finding the Right Display Technology for Your Space — Projection or dvLED?

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2021 Edition

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 […]

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2021 Edition

How One New dvLED Launch Could Inspire All of the Industry to Grow

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST  By: David Naranjo ViewSonic  We are, as an industry, how many years into innovating on direct-view LED now? For context, this technology is — for all the people out there reading this who geek out about display technology, like me — nothing less than beautiful. And, to be sure, it […]

How One New dvLED Launch Could Inspire All of the Industry to Grow

NEC Display Adds New Indoor and Outdoor LEDs in F- and Q- Series dvLED

NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the launch of its new F-Series indoor fine pitch direct view LED (dvLED) and Q-Series indoor and outdoor dvLED panels that offer customers a complete video wall solution. The F- and Q-Series mark the first NEC Display dvLED products to be launched from the company’s acquisition of S[quadrat] […]

NEC Display Adds New Indoor and Outdoor LEDs in F- and Q- Series dvLED

Webinar: A Deep Dive in Direct-View LED Technology

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST We get it. Understanding Direct-View LED can be a challenge. Pixels,  modules, the cabinet, controller and system diagrams..it can quite complicated. But don’t worry, Almo Pro AV and LG can help! Don’t miss this webinar as Dan Wheeler, LG’s Key Account Manager for Vertical Signage demystifies this technology and highlights […]

Webinar: A Deep Dive in Direct-View LED Technology

Webinar: Dive Into Direct-View LED Technology

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST We get it. Understanding Direct-View LED can be a challenge. From pixels to modules, to the cabinet, controller and system diagrams it can quite complicated. But don’t worry, Almo Pro AV and LG can help! Don’t miss this webinar as Dan Wheeler, LG’s Key Account Manager for Vertical Signage demystifies […]

Webinar: Dive Into Direct-View LED Technology