Looking Back at InfoComm 2022 Ahead of InfoComm 2023

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Although InfoComm 2022 was over five months ago, I wanted to share some of the unique things I saw and events I experienced — as InfoComm 2023 in Orlando will be different and many are starting to prepare now. First thing’s first, I decided to stay at the Vdara Hotel during the week of InfoComm […]

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HETMA Announces Prism Scholarship Recipients

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The Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance (HETMA) has announced the recipients of the Prism Scholarship. HETMA, with the support of AVIXA, created the Prism Scholarship to support the growth of underrepresented communities within the U.S. higher education technology workforce. The intent of the Prism Scholarship is to encourage women, LGBTQIA+, Black, Latino, Asian, Indigenous, disabled […]

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The Future of AV is Software; That’s Why We Gave Valarea a Best of InfoComm Award

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST If you haven’t heard of Valarea yet, you will likely, soon. The future of AV is software — whether you like it or not. You likely already know this. Remember when videoconferencing required tens of thousands of dollars of camera gear and a “codec?” What do we use now? Software. […]

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Planar Dominated the XR Stage at InfoComm 2022

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST The LED-centered stage market isn’t just relegated to TV shows like “The Mandalorian,” “Obi-Wan Kenobi” and the new “Game of Thrones” spinoff, “House of the Dragon,” that all use virtual production to render fictional environments (without going on location or using green screen). LED stages can be used in much […]

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Part 2: What I Learned About the Industry by (Not Attending ISE or InfoComm, But) Watching 2,000 Product Videos

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Part 2: AV-Over-IP, Software-Based AV and AI This is part 2 of an article about all the things I noticed from ISE and InfoComm this year, two shows to which I didn’t go, but as the editor in charge of video titling for rAVe [PUBS] for both, I did watch pretty much every video the […]

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You Didn’t Miss LG at InfoComm; We Documented Its Entire Booth in 14 Short Videos

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LG Commercial was one of the most popular booths at InfoComm 2022 last month in Vegas. In fact, the company debuted robots for the hospitality industry that AV integrators can sell! Dubbed CLOi, there are two versions: One that can do things like room service delivery, bring patients food in a hospital or function as […]

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InfoComm for the First Time: Finding the Unexpected and Wonderful

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Even though I’ve been in AV for 20+ years, it was not until June 2022 that I attended my first InfoComm in person. To be honest, for the first 15 years in the industry, I was supporting operations for corporate videoconferencing. I had never even heard of InfoComm and the organization that became AVIXA. To […]

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Part 1: What I Learned About the Industry by (Not Attending ISE or InfoComm, But) Watching 2,000 Product Videos

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Part 1: UCC and Display Technologies I didn’t go to ISE in Barcelona this year, or InfoComm in Las Vegas just a few weeks later, but as the editor in charge of video titling for rAVe [PUBS] for both, I did watch pretty much every video the team shot from both show floors, which was […]

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If You Missed Sony at InfoComm 2022, Here’s What You Missed: My Review of All Things Sony!

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Sony not only had one of the biggest booths at InfoComm 2022 but, also one of the largest new lineups of products not seen by most #AVtweeps. Although much of the new gear was launched pre-InfoComm, thanks to the pandemic, most people in AV hadn’t seen it up close and there were nearly no videos […]

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Congratulations to the 2022 Winners of rAVe’s Best of InfoComm Awards

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As we have for the past 12 years, I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every booth at InfoComm 2022 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. No other company went to every single booth. We amassed a cache of more than 1,100 videos, and we […]

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If You Think You Missed Nureva at InfoComm – You’re Wrong! Here’s Gary Kayye’s Review of All-Things Nureva!

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If you didn’t have a chance to make it to InfoComm, here’s a round-up of what you missed in the Nureva booth – one of my favorite ProAV manufacturers of all time. In case you didn’t know, Nureva was founded by the same team who started SMART Technologies – basically the inventors of the interactive […]

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Design Consultants Discuss the State of the ProAV Industry at InfoComm 2022

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At InfoComm 2022, Sony gathered a panel of leading design consultants to discuss the state of the ProAV industry. The panel — which was moderated by rAVe’s Megan A. Dutta and featured Rob Badenoch, Joseph D’Angelo, Bren Walker and Mark Peterson — discussed the changing role of consultants, getting into the design process sooner, driving […]

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Steph Says: What I Think After Attending InfoComm 2021 and 2022

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I’m one of the few who hasn’t missed an InfoComm since my very first one in 2016. Since that year, I’ve gobbled up everything InfoComm that I could get my hands on. I even attended the virtual sessions in 2020! So when there was talk about an in-person InfoComm in 2021, I knew that I […]

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READ THIS FIRST: How to Use the rAVe InfoComm 2022 Microsite

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The 2022 InfoComm show is almost here and our team cannot wait! But while the show will only last for a week, our coverage will last forever — on this rAVe [NOW] InfoComm 2022 microsite! We have so much coverage — and there’s so much information on this InfoComm 2022 microsite that it can be […]

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 Day 3 — Wrapping Up the Week

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Welcome back for Day Three of rePLAY, where we talk about all things InfoComm 2022! Our hosts, Managing Editor Steph Beckett and Marketing Director Emily Dean, are back again for one more day, joined by AV professionals and guests to discuss their perspectives on InfoComm 2022. Some Favorite Products of the Day A big trend […]

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 — Day 2

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Our hosts are back! Today, Director of Marketing Emily Dean joins Managing Editor Steph Beckett for another day of rePLAY InfoComm 2022. They met with AV professionals and guests to discuss their perspectives on the show. A Few Favorite Products “I was honestly impressed with all the UCC solutions in general. Plus, I’m a big […]

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 — We’re Just Getting Started

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rePLAY InfoComm 2022 kicked off today, and we have an exciting recap of Day One for you! We had a great time in Las Vegas gathering content (over 1,100 videos and over 12,000 photos) on the show floor that we will be showcasing over the next three days during our InfoComm rewind. Day one started […]

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Peavey Launches Third Generation MediaMatrix SCION Platform at InfoComm 2022

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MERIDIAN, MS — MediaMatrix, a Peavey Commercial Audio® (PCA) brand introduces SCION, the all-new and powerful Media and Control processor. Shaping the third generation MediaMatrix offering, SCION calls upon 30 years of engineering prowess and market expertise in DSP and networked audio to deliver the most powerful media and control system available today. SCION, a descendant […]

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MediaMatrix Launches the SCION Media and Control Processor

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MediaMatrix just launched the SCION Media and Control processor. Shaping the third generation SCION, a descendant of the  MediaMatrix NION platform, transcends its predecessor leveraging ADi’s SHARC DSP architecture providing a fully scalable, configurable and flexible media and control processing system. At the heart of the new Peavey MediaMatrix “S” series ecosystem — PCA announces […]

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Canon USA Debuts AMLOS System at InfoComm 2022

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Canon USA debuted the AMLOS (Activate My Line of Sight) System at the InfoComm 2022. The AMLOS solution is a single (camera) hybrid work solution designed to enable in-person meeting participants to guide the focus of a single camera using simple hand gestures and share digitally enhanced, high-resolution images from the room with remote collaborators. […]

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RGB Spectrum Enters the Management of AV-over-IP Installs Market

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RGB Spectrum entered the management of AV-over-IP install market today with something dubbed Multi-Domain AV solutions. The scalable Multi-Domain AV solutions include the end-to-end  Zio AV-over-IP platform, the new Zio 4000 video wall processor, the  QuadView IPXe multi-image processor, the XtendPoint KVM-over-IP control solution and the Zio Mobile App. RGB Spectrum’s second-generation Zio AV-over-IP solutions allow for real-time […]

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Optoma Introduces ZU920T Series and Optoma Management Suite at InfoComm 2022

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LAS VEGAS, June 8, 2022– Optoma, a world-leading manufacturer of large display products, elevates its InfoComm 2022 presence with an array of products that showcase the company’s leadership in developing innovative professional display solutions and projection products. As the 1 DLP® brand worldwide and in the Americas, and the #1 4K UHD projection brand worldwide,* […]

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TvONE Introduces New Upgrades to CORIOmaster Video Processors at InfoComm 2022

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Cincinnati, OH – TvONE, manufacturers of cutting-edge video processing, signal distribution and media playback, will showcase new HDMI quad input and quad output modules for CORIOmaster, CORIOmaster mini, and CORIOmaster micro at InfoComm 2022 (Booth N2523). In addition, the latest version of CORIOgrapher set-up and control software will be available to demo on the show floor. The new HDMI quad input […]

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Modus VR Announces New Software Plus Four New Enterprise Partners Join the Modus Match Program at InfoComm 2022

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INFOCOMM LAS VEGAS, NV, BOOTH W361 — June 8, 2022 — Modus VR, further delivering on its commitment to provide best-in-class, practical application of advanced Virtual Reality software for professional technology integrators, designers, and architects, today made a trio of announcements for the commercial sectors. Leading the wave of news, four new commercial manufacturers have joined […]

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Audinate Details Supply Chain Problems in Meeting During InfoComm; Provides Solution Date

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Addressing one of the most important, complex and dynamic commercial issues impacting the global ProAV industry, Audinate today announced the actions the company has been taking to minimize and mitigate the impact of global supply issues. In addition, as part of its strategy to ensure availability of product, the company announced next-generation, drop-in replacements for […]

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PPDS Launches the X-Line Video Wall Display Series

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PPDS (Philips digital signage) just launched the X-Line LED-backlit displays for video walls. The Philips X-Line series consists of six new LED-backlight models (NOT direct-view LED) and size variants, each featuring slim-bezel designs of 0.9 mm to 3.5 mm. The X-Line displays are equipped with a range of updated features and functionalities to support specific […]

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LG Unveils the LG ProBeam BU53PST

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LG Business Solutions USA has introduced the LG ProBeam BU53PST, a 4K UHD short-throw laser projector with 5000 ANSI lumens brightness. It offers a throw ratio that’s more than 25% shorter than LG’s other ProBeam projectors. The ProBeam BU53PST also offers a 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio, HDR10 processing and has 12-point edge adjustment. Dual 5-watt speakers […]

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Signagelive’s Content Management Platform Is One of the First Chrome-Recommended Solutions for Digital Signage

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Signagelive announced today that,after meeting all the technical verifications set by Google, its content management platform has become one of the first “Chrome Recommended” solutions for digital signage. Optimized for the Chrome OS, Signagelive can be integrated with Chrome OS devices for enterprise-class digital signage solutions. Together, Signagelive and Chrome OS devices, powered by Chrome […]

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Vanco International Unveils the PulseAudio Collaboration Video Bar (PA-CVB1)

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Vanco International today unveiled an all-in-one video collaboration product, the PulseAudio Collaboration Video Bar (PA-CVB1). The PA-CVB1 has a modern soundbar form factor, a built-in six-ray beamforming microphone and a 4K ePTZ camera embedded in its center. The PA-CVB1’s camera is equipped with smart framing, which automatically adjusts to frame participants; auto-tracking to automatically follow […]

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LG Announces New 54-inch DVLED Solution at InfoComm 2022

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LAS VEGAS, June 8, 2022 – LG Business Solutions USA has unveiled a new video wall solution using 54-inch bezel-free LED Bloc displays that simplify installation and open up new design possibilities. In addition to a cutting-edge appearance with no dividing lines, the new LSAC series direct-view LED (DVLED) cabinets are designed to allow integrators […]

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D-Tools to Demonstrate Latest Release of System Integrator Software at InfoComm

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CONCORD, CA, May 25, 2022) — D-Tools, Inc., the leading provider of core business management software that improves financial results for thousands of system integrators worldwide, will demonstrate its award-winning System Integrator (SI) solution for commercial integrators at InfoComm 2022 in booth N1037, June 8-10, in Las Vegas. D-Tools SI helps integrators win more bids […]

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