How to Navigate Your Way Through InfoComm 2020 Connected — Which Starts Today


The schedule for InfoComm 2020 Connected, which starts today, is exciting and full. InfoComm 2020 Connected is this year’s virtual version of InfoComm — with products, education and networking, organizer AVIXA says; it’s being held the same week that InfoComm would have been held (June 16-18) in person this year. Here’s the breakdown of InfoComm […]

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DSS Europe Was Awesome – We Shot Videos There, Too!


Integrated Systems Events today announced the successful return of the Digital Signage Summit Europe (DSS Europe) to the Hilton Munich Airport hotel. DSS Europe, which took place this year 3-4 July, is Europe’s leading strategy conference for the digital signage and digital-out-of-home (DooH) industry. In a packed two-day, two track conference programme nearly 500 attendees […]

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Oblong Announces EMEA-Wide Sales Partnership with TIG


Oblong Industries announced a strategic sales partnership with TIG which is expected to catapult the Oblong business in EMEA. Technological Innovation Group (TIG) is the experienced sales and marketing organization headed up by AV industry stalwart, Robin van Meeuwen, and his European team. Today, TIG will extend its services to one of the most influential […]

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Middle Atlantic Expands Customer Service and Support in EMEA


Middle Atlantic Products is expanding its sales and support infrastructure with additional service and inventory in EMEA. This Legrand | AV service expansion will better serve integration customers globally and help them succeed by reducing lead times and providing local sales representation and support. Customers can also purchase from any of the brands within the […]

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NEC Europe Launches Incentive Program for Integrators


NEC Display Solutions Europe has today launched SolutionsPLUSMORE, a web-based incentive program designed to incentivise its channel partners with target based rewards, an additional benefit alongside its established SolutionsPLUS channel partner programme. New and existing NEC channel partners are invited to join the SolutionsPLUSMORE promotions by registering via the dedicated on-line portal. Participating resellers must first be registered with SolutionsPLUS, NEC’s partner […]

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PureLink Announces New International Distributors


PureLink announced the appointment of three new international distribution partners in Mexico, Brazil, the Middle East and North Africa. As a global solutions provider, PureLink’s presence continues to grow in the Pro-AV market and beyond. These partnerships emphasize our commitment to delivering honesty, simplicity and quality through our innovative products and support services. The New […]

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InFocus Buys VIDCO


InFocus today announced the acquisition of VIDCO, a systems provider of multimedia room and building solutions headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. This acquisition, following recently announced acquisitions of Avistar and Jupiter Systems, is the latest InFocus investment as it expands to serve its global customers as well as its geographic presence worldwide. The acquisition provides new […]

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Middle East’s Audiovisual Market to Post Record Growth to 2016


Demonstrating the strong growth in the Middle East’s audiovisual technology market, InfoComm MEA’s organizers announced today it will become a stand-alone show in 2016. The Middle East’s audiovisual market is set to reach USD 2.76 billion by 2016, up 76 percent from 2012, driven by GCC mega-projects and increasing demand for screens, audio, lighting, and […]

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Here’s the Entire Origin Acoustics Press Conference at ISE 2015


We actually attended the ISE 2015 press conference for Origin Acoustics today, and here’s the entire thing via video we shot. It’s a good look at their philosophy to support the AV channel as well as the engineering behind the design of their unique in-wall and in-ceiling speaker line. Watch the whole thing here.

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2014 Worldwide Projector Market Ends Year with Q4 Volumes Up 3 Percent


Almost every country witnessed a rise in projector sales in 2014, with volumes for the year up 8 percent ‘YoY’ to 8.3 million units. The market benefited from several factors: strong promotional sales around the World Cup; increased demand for SVGA product (not only in developing countries but also in key established ones as the […]

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InfoComm: Global AV: Spotlight Europe


By Monica Heck Special to InfoComm International [Editor’s note: In 2015, InfoComm International will offer snapshots of AV markets around the world, based on InfoComm research and interviews with AV professionals in those markets. Look for future global spotlights in the Resources section of our website.] As AV professionals prepare for Integrated Systems Europe 2015, […]

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Mike Blackman — The Interview


Integrated Systems Europe Managing Director Mike Blackman spoke with Gary Kayye today, the last day of ISE, soon after it was announced that the 2014 edition of ISE marked the biggest AV show ever as attendance topped 50,000. Mike was grinning while speaking to Gary as there wasn’t a disappointed exhibitor to be found. Mike […]

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NEC Europe’s Vukunet Chief Talks EMEA Digital Signage


No one in Europe has done more for the digital signage market in Europe than Dirk Hülsermann. He founded and was president of the Out-of-Home Video Advertising Bureau Europe (OVAB Europe) and now serves as the Digital Media Executive at NEC Display Europe. Gary Kayye caught up with him at Integrated Systems Europe how this […]

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Crestron’s VP of International Talks EMEA 2014


Crestron’s VP of International Robin Van Meeuwen spoke with rAVe founder Gary Kayye yesterday at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show about what he thinks of Crestron’s position in the AV market in the EMEA, as well as the company’s new 4K strategy. You can watch the entire video interview here:

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Atlas A-Line Speakers Available in Europe


Atlas Sound’s family of line array speakers sold and marketed under the Atlas A-line Acoustics brand have made their European debut. Atlas A-Line Acoustics has developed a line of products ideally suited for a diverse variety of venues including arenas, amphitheaters, parks, nightclubs and houses of worship. The company holds multiple patents, including the EZAL […]

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Largest Q3 on Record for Interactive Whiteboards


Sales of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) and interactive flat panel displays in the education and corporate sectors achieved close to 400,000 displays in Q3 2013, up 3 percent on last year and making it the largest Q3 on record, according to the latest quarterly research from Futuresource Consulting. “The interactive whiteboard market has grown at a […]

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AV Market in Middle East and Africa to Double to $4 Billion USD by 2015


With the Middle East and Africa (MEA) among the fastest-growing regions in the world for AV technology, InfoComm MEA 2013, held last month in Dubai, showcased the latest audiovisual communications technology and posted strong growth figures in attendance. Specific product categories with rapid growth in MEA include videoconferencing, control systems, and displays — is increasingly […]

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