Jetbuilt Launches International Version of Popular AV Estimating Software


Jetbuilt launched the US version of its web-based AV proposal software in June 2015 at InfoComm. Integrators from Africa, South America, Canada, the UK and other locations gravitated to the Jetbuilt solution for easy, accurate proposals with elegant presentations. Jetbuilt is now launching an international version that includes currency options, default tax rates by country […]

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Nureva Is Ready to Sign Up Dealers


Nureva announced yesterday that it’s ready to set up a dealer channel in North America. The company offers a compelling proposition for dealers who are focused on building markets for new products that is based on three components — innovative products, strong financial rewards and integrated team approach. The financial rewards recognize the active market-development […]

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Atlona Ships Three New Switchers


Atlona announced that three of the products introduced at InfoComm, the AT-UHD-CLSO-824 matrix switcher, AT-HDVS-150-TX switcher, and AT-HDVS-150-TX-WP wall plate switcher, are now shipping. Atlona’s AT-UHD-CLSO-824 is an eight-input, two-output 4K matrix switcher with mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT outputs aimed at commercial and education applications. It also features two microphone inputs with 48V phantom power, […]

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InfoComm 2015 – The Results are In, Power Point Will Rule For Some Time


Will this be the year that PowerPoint disappears? Well… no. And as was pointed out to me prior to arriving at InfoComm, even if new software comes into play tomorrow, PowerPoint will be here for a long, long time. Much like the demise of analog and the conversion to digital, we in IT/AV need to […]

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Read This First: How to Get the Most from the rAVe InfoComm 2015 MicroSite


The 2015 version of InfoComm has come to a close, but our coverage here will live forever here — on our InfoComm 2015 microsite! We have so much coverage — and there’s so much information on this InfoComm microsite that it can be overwhelming. So, please take moment to read this so we can familiarize […]

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An Interview with Richard Blackwell About InfoComm’s Innovation Pavilion


InfoComm 2015 is now over, with most of our coverage finished up. One unique new feature at the show this year was the Innovation Pavilion, a space for start-up companies exhibiting for the first time at InfoComm (first time for the company, not necessarily the founders, some of whom were actually industry vets). The pavilion […]

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On Privacy, Convenience and Pirate Scanners


Last week, I returned from InfoComm. It was the usual manic event, with the usual results. 39,000 people crowded the aisles to see products and services from over 400 suppliers. Many, many of us took the opportunity to rub elbows with our peers from around the world, increasing the sale of beer and soft drinks […]

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Wainhouse Research at InfoComm 2015 (4 of 4)


By Ira Weinstein Sr. Analyst, Consultant and Partner, Wainhouse Research Collaboration Displays, Video Walls and Interactive White Boards While at the show, we spent a few minutes at the Microsoft booth where the star of the show was Microsoft Surface Hub.  While it doesn’t appear that Microsoft announced any new Surface Hub features at InfoComm, […]

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Covering InfoComm 2015 – A UCC Discussion with Carol Zelkin, Executive Director, IMCCA


It all began for me about 15 years ago in my AV integration sales days (even though I had worked in the AV and IT markets since 1991) when Tandberg and Polycom were of course the main brands for integrated as well as stand-alone hardware-based videoconferencing systems. This continued on of course until 2010, when […]

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Wainhouse Research at InfoComm 2015 (3 of 4)


By Ira Weinstein Sr. Analyst, Consultant and Partner, Wainhouse Research Monitoring / Management / Control Systems As usual, AV control systems were all the rage at InfoComm. This year, we saw control system offerings from a large number of companies including anchor players AMX and Crestron, less known players like Arrive Systems, and control system […]

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rAVe’s InfoComm 2015 in Review Video


This year’s InfoComm Show was the largest to date with 39,105 registered attendees, more than 9,500 exhibitors and more special events than any other ProAV show in history. Here is our InfoComm 2015 review video with highlights from the show and some of the most important products from Orlando — take a look as you […]

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InfoComm 2015 Report: Workspaces For Tomorrow Session


By David Danto AV, Collaboration, Multimedia, Video and UC Technology Leader Change in business and culture is happening at the fastest pace ever. It is all around us, with new processes not just improving the old ones but completely replacing them. Digital downloads replaced record / CD stores, search engines replaced phone books, apps are […]

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AKG Aims New Mic for Staging


Introducing a vocal microphone designed specifically for intensive stage use, AKG by HARMAN is announcing the new D5 C dynamic directional microphone. The D5 C provides the dependability and sonic quality required for all live sound environments. Thanks to its cardioid polar pattern, the D5 C is the most sensitive to sound coming from the […]

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Audio-Technica Intros AT2020USBi Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone


Audio-Technica just debuted its AT2020USBi Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone featuring iOS compatibility. Combining high-resolution audio with increased connectivity options, the AT2020USBi cardioid condenser microphone adds a new level of sound-quality and convenience to Audio-Technica’s USB microphone line. Modeled after the AT2020, this digital output mic features an A/D converter with a 24-bit/96 kHz sampling rate […]

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AKG Intros DMM8 U and DMM14 U Reference Digital Microphone Mixers


AKG is introducing the DMM8 U and DMM14 U reference digital microphone mixers. Ideal for large meeting rooms and conferencing applications, these mixers offer advanced DSP functionality and multiple routing options. DMM8 U and DMM14 U feature built-in DSP to ensure precise mixing of up to 80 and 140 channels, respectively, by cascading up to […]

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Atlona Unveils Lineup of Switchers and Scalers With HDMI and VGA Transmission Over HDBaseT


Atlona introduced two new series of switchers and scalers, the HDVS-150 Series and HDVS-200 Series, with four new switchers. Designed to expand the input capabilities of the company’s UHD-CLSO-824 matrix switcher, the HDVS-150 series includes the AT-HDVS-150-TX, a three-input HDBaseT switcher and AT-HDVS-150-TX-WP, a two-input HDBaseT wall plate switcher, that extend cable runs of both […]

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Wainhouse Research at InfoComm 2015 (2 of 4)


By Ira Weinstein Sr. Analyst, Consultant and Partner, Wainhouse Research The WR video conferencing / AV team took InfoComm 2015 by storm. For those of you keeping track, this is Ira’s 26th (yes — not a typo) InfoComm. As always, InfoComm provides access to a wealth of information about products, services, and companies… as well […]

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We Just Uploaded Over 3000 Photos from InfoComm


We had two professional photographers go around the show floor and they took over 3000 beautiful shots of booths, products, people, technology and, well, all that was InfoComm 2015! We’ve posted them all here and all you need to do is LIKE our Facebook Page and then click on PHOTOS and find the album you are […]

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InfoComm 2015 Sets Record in Orlando


InfoComm 2015, the annual conference and exhibition for professional audiovisual buyers and sellers worldwide, held June 13-19 in Orlando was visited by 39,105 professionals attending from more than 108 countries. This represents a 5.6 percent increase in attendance over InfoComm 2014. We sent over 30 reporters to the show and you can see all our […]

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Wainhouse Research at InfoComm 2015 (1 of 4)


By Ira Weinstein Sr. Analyst, Consultant and Partner, Wainhouse Research Follow me on Twitter at @iweinstein. The Wainhouse Research (WR) video conferencing / AV team took InfoComm 2015 by storm.  For those of you keeping track, this is Ira’s 26th (yes — not a typo) InfoComm.  As always, InfoComm provides access to a wealth of […]

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