InfoComm 2013: Attend with Attitude!

Required disclaimer: This represents the opinion and experience of me personally and does not represent any specific policy, law or official guidance. We’ve all been there during an installation when your customer on the project says, “Hey, let’s add a drop here!”   It doesn’t matter if your project was a design/build or some reiteration […]

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TV One to Launch Video Wall Processor at InfoComm

TV One’s new CORIOmaster mini fits up to 12 DVI or HDBaseT ports within a only 1 RU frame, therefore allowing for a 3×3 video wall while eliminating a rack’s worth of discrete video components. And, according to TVOne, video transfers between the CORIO video layer(s) and video I/O processors occur at an industry-leading 4 […]

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InfoComm Spotlight: Do You Realize How Big the HOW Market Is?

In today’s rANts and rAVe’s, Gary Kayye interviews rAVe HOW [House of Worship] columnist Anthony Coppedge to get an update on where the house of worship market is. And, he not only offers tools and tips for selling systems to churches and other houses of worship, but also explains the value proposition pitch to the […]

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rAVe Scoop: ZeeVee Adds HDMI Modulation at InfoComm 2013

ZeeVee launched four new ZvPro models that are all built on the HDbridge 2000 Series backbone. The first two are the ZvPro 820 and 810 both of which can encode and modulate (and send) unencrypted HDMI signals via coax (RF). The other two, the 620 and 610, only do component and VGA inputs. All of […]

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Atomos Debuts Killer Production Tools at InfoComm

Atomos, known for the camera-mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the pocket-sized Connect converters, was at InfoComm debuting its new Samurai Blade HD-SDI recorder with 1280×720 IPS ‘SuperAtom’ touchscreen. It is the first truly professional monitor that records, offering full waveform functionality, including vectorscope and RGB/luma parade displays. Last month rAVe RADIO featured Atomos on […]

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Visit the InfoComm Digital Signage Presentation Stage

In the heart of InfoComm 2013’s Digital Signage Pavilion is a stage (and chairs for relaxing) that promises some of the show’s most compelling content. The Digital Signage Presentation Stage, sponsored by Marshall Electronics, Multi-Media Solutions and Samsung, brings you more than 25 sessions over three days, from Delivering Great User Experiences to Emergency Notification. […]

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Philips Digital Signage’s InfoComm Plans

Philips is promising to demo the “Future of Display Technology” at its product unveiling at InfoComm 2013 next month in Orlando. The press will get a first-hand look on Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the company’s booth (1743). Philips tells us that it’s not only demo’ing its new glasses-free 4K 3D displays (we saw these […]

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Delta’s Plans for InfoComm

Delta Products’s InfoComm booth is its biggest booth ever and the company will show its entire portfolio of display solutions in Orlando from June 12-14, 2013. At the front of the Delta booth will be the bright, high impact LED displays: The IB-4 4-millimeter black SMD is a high-contrast solution for interior areas with short […]

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Chief to Debut More Menu Board Mounts at InfoComm

Chief’s new FUSION Large Ceiling Mounted Menu Board solutions make it possible to construct menu boards in prominent locations where walls aren’t available. Available in 2×1 and 3×1 configurations with options for landscape and portrait orientation, they are designed to fit 40″-65″ flat-screens and can be installed by one person. They are also UL listed […]

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Last Chance to Register for the Projection Summit at InfoComm

On Monday, June 10, the InfoComm Projection Summit will kick off with two dynamic sessions. One will cover the market opportunities projector makers, suppliers and integrators can capitalize on and the second will focus on one of the hottest topics in the display industry: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) collaboration. Presentations in the Projection Market […]

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InfoComm Spotlight: The Projection Summit

Not to be confused with the Projection ShootOut, the Projection Summit is in its 12th year at InfoComm – but will feature a shoot-out of the new hybrid LED-Laser projectors. Sony, Casio, Panasonic and Mitsubishi will all show their new versions of the light technology that’s sure to become the defacto standard for all projectors […]

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A Different Kind of Green Trade Show Checklist

In each of the last two years, in the month approaching the annual InfoComm trade show, I have provided you with lists of the best questions to ask your manufacturers to help you with your sustainable procurement. In 2011, it was really my best stab at an organized list, based off of my personal experience. […]

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InfoComm Spotlight: ALMO ProAV’s Museum-Like InfoComm Booth – The Digital Canvas Collection

I was at Almo Pro A/V last week for a meeting and happen upon the company’s plans for InfoComm and was wow’d by its approach to the booth this year. For lack of a better way of describing it, Almo is basically creating a museum-like environment and hoping to spark creative design ideas by showing […]

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Tradeshows and Education: Infocomm 2013

Required disclaimer: This represents the opinion and experience of me personally and does not represent any specific policy, law or official guidance. Having just wrapped up last month with discussions on sequestration, it doesn’t seem possible to jump to discussing InfoComm 2013. We’re just weeks away from invading the city of Orlando, Florida, when tens […]

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rAVe’s Gary Kayye Added to AV Networking World Speaker Lineup

rAVe founder Gary Kayye has been added to the speaker lineup at this year’s AV Networking World. AV Networking World focuses on network convergence and will be taking place on Tuesday, June 11 in the ballroom of Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando. Gary Kayye, a Certified Technology Specialist, is the founder of Kayye Consulting, a […]

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PESA Claims to Be Debuting 4K Matrix at InfoComm

PESA’s new Cheetah 4K, a fiber optic routing switcher, will debut at InfoComm. PESA says it will route 4K up to 600 meters over multi-mode cable. Each 4K source is connected to an outboard (PESA branded) easyPORT-4KX1F coax to fiber media converter that PESA tells rAVe supports up to 12 Gbps per port over a […]

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FSR to Intro Compact Table Boxes, iPad Table Mounts, HDMI Ribbon Cables at InfoComm

FSR is going to use InfoComm next month to launch new compact table boxes for conference and classrooms, an iPad table mount aimed at digital signage applications and very cool and very thin HDMI cables. Power Coaster Mini Table Box Series FSR’s new so-called Power Coaster mini table boxes are designed for meeting, conference and […]

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New OmniWall Display Processor from RGB Spectrum Will Debut at InfoComm

RGB Spectrum’s new OmniWall display processor is a video wall processor that’s designed to accommodate wall arrays of virtually any configuration (and it’s spec’d to handle video sources up to 4K (UltraHD) resolution). In addition, multiple walls can be managed from the same processor and an image can be scaled across any number of displays […]

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Tecom to Launch a Multi-Touch Lectern at InfoComm

Tecom is introducing at InfoComm the TecPodium AV Lectern, which will integrate multi-touch screen capabilities supporting Microsoft Windows 8 and HD resolution. The TecPodium TPI-12W is an all-in-one lectern with a single control panel controlling all AV gear. It has a built-in optical, multi-user touch screen system. The new touch screen also offers extended educational […]

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InfoComm Spotlight: PLANAR’s Steve Seminario Talks with rAVe RADIO’s Joel Rollins About Where Planar Is and Where It’s Going

In today’s InfoComm Spotlight Podcast Series, rAVe RADIO’s Joel Rollins sits down and talks to PLANAR’s Senior Director, Global Product Marketing, Steve Seminario. Planar’s latest includes an 84″ 4K display and its Mosaic series of variable-sized flat-panel displays. The Mosaic Series is billed as a set of architectural video displays that are available in sizes […]

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Audinate’s AV Networking World to Showcase Digital Media Networking (Video and Audio via the Network) at InfoComm

AV Networking World 2013, which will be held in Orlando on June 11th, announced its panel speakers for the informative networking conference. This free all-day event at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando is sponsored by Allen & Heath USA, Attero Tech, Audinate, Bosch Communication Systems, Focusrite, Innovative Electronic Devices, Peavey Commercial Audio, Stewart Audio, […]

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IMCCA Has GIANT InfoComm 2013 Plans with Multiple Educational Sessions

The IMCCA is a non-profit association aiming to strengthen and grow the collaborative conferencing and unified conferencing markets through education and they’re gearing up for a bigInfoComm next month in Orlando. The organization kicks off Wednesday at 8 a.m. with a session entitled, “The Merger of AV and IT – What Works, What Doesn’t” moderated by Dr. S. Ann Earon, […]

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An Industry Special Report & InfoComm 13 Preview

As I write this article, there are just a few weeks to go before the 2013 InfoComm conference and exposition in Orlando. The conference is a great opportunity to become educated, network with industry peers and see the latest in AV, collaboration and multimedia technology. This year, however, there will be a unique opportunity to see a […]

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Rants and rAVes – Episode 69: It’s all about InfoComm 2013

It’s time to register for InfoComm 2013 as registration is now OPEN! Listen why: Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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InfoComm Sets Dates for U.S. Shows Through 2019

InfoComm International has announced its future rotation plans for its annual InfoComm exposition and conference. InfoComm 2013 will be held at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center’s West Building, June 12 to 14. InfoComm 2014 will be held at Las Vegas Convention Center’s North and Central Halls, June 18 to 20. The show will rotate between […]

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