Rants & rAVes — Episode 1094: Intel Used Enterprise Connect to WOW With the NUC

April 6, 2022

Intel’s NUC team has always impressed; we’ve seen NUCs drive purpose-built computing applications, be used as digital signage media players, as in-room PCs in classrooms and as collaboration systems. However, did you know that you can get one the size of a credit card? Check this out — and check out all the post-Enterprise-Connect show news from Intel in […]

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Intel Releases NUC 11 Essential/Atlas Canyon Mini PC — Check Out Our Product Video From InfoComm 2021!

February 3, 2022

Intel launched a line of compact desktop computers powered by its Jasper Lake processors. The details are here; the computers are now available for preorders and are expected to ship in February. Here are a few specs: 135 x 115 x 36mm (5.3″ x 4.5″ x 1.4″) 32 GB memory Six USB ports The rest […]

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PPDS Collaborates With Intel, Advantech and Navori Labs for AI-Powered ‘Intelligent Signage Solution for Retail’

October 7, 2021

PPDS announced a new collaboration with Intel, Advantech and Navori Labs to create the PPDS Intelligent Signage Solution for Retail. The PPDS Intelligent Signage Solution for Retail is an AI-powered digital signage solution that combines Philips digital signage with context-aware software and camera technologies. PPDS says the solution enables retailers to make informed business decisions based on advanced analytics from […]

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22Miles Launches Digital Signage Ready (DSR) Software Portfolio

July 22, 2021

22Miles announced the availability of Digital Signage Ready (DSR), a portfolio of ready-built software and service bundles that allow for quick setup and deployment of digital signage experiences. DSR encompasses entry-level digital and interactive signage software and content management features that are ready-to-customize, ready-to-bundle and ready-to-deploy. The DSR SaaS portfolio consists of a content management […]

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Intel Embree Wins Academy Scientific and Technical Award

February 12, 2021

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded the Intel Embree ray tracing library, a component of the Intel oneAPI Rendering Toolkit, a Scientific and Technical Achievement Award. The Academy, who hosts the annual Academy Awards, recognizes Intel Embree’s ray tracing for geometric rendering as a contributing innovation in the moviemaking process. “The Intel […]

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Intel Awards Crestron 2020 US Partner of the Year Award

July 14, 2020

Intel recently awarded Crestron the 2020 US Partner of the Year in the program’s IoT Solutions Alliance (ISA) category. Crestron received the award for its achievement in co-marketing through the launch of The Crestron Collaboration Solution, an Intel IoT Market Ready Solution. The Crestron Collaboration Solution is an Intel IoT Market Ready Solution built on […]

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EdTech Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: Hybrid, HyFlex and Where EdTech Is Headed

June 25, 2020

LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 is moving right along, everybody. Thursday’s theme was EdTech Day — possible thanks to all the support from Intel, Nureva, NEC Display and our partner for the day: HETMA (Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance). Read on for our recap of the day. Keynote: Reimagining the Classroom It’s hard to reimagine what the […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 Is Coming. Here’s How to Get In On It.

June 18, 2020

I can’t believe it’s already the middle of June. More specifically, I can’t believe it’s already June 18, because that means LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 is only FOUR days away. You didn’t know there was a LAVNCH WEEK 2.0? Where ya been? This week, we’ve been previewing some of the great presenter content planned for LAVNCH […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 926: Intel Uses ISE to Roll Out New Unite 4.1 Features for UCC and Classroom Collaboration

January 15, 2020

Gary was joined on today’s podcast by Intel’s VP and General Manager, Jason Goecke, and Intel Unite Worldwide Director of Sales & Technical Enablement, Dave Buchholz  to talk about the new Unite Cloud platform, Unite release version 4.1 and the development around the Intel Unite plug-in community. Intel will be at the ISE Show in Amsterdam next month in Hall 11 […]

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Media Day at CES 2020

January 7, 2020

CES 2020 kicked off with some exciting announcements from LG. Last year we were all blown away by LG’s incredible OLED roll-up screens, so this year LG are taking it one step further with a roll-down version that extends from the ceiling, similar to a motorized projection screen. LG also announced all-new gaming displays and […]

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Intel Unite Adds Cloud Option to Unite Collaboration Solution 

June 10, 2019

Intel Corporation launched the Intel Unite Cloud Service today, which enables choice in deployment and management of Intel Unite solution for organizations of all sizes, from large enterprise to small businesses. Customers now have the ability to choose whether to host Intel Unite solution on premise or in the cloud to modernize their collaboration environment. Thus, Intel now offers the […]

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Altia Systems Debuts PanaCast 3 Camera, Setting New Bar for UCC Cameras with 40 Megapixel Camera

January 7, 2019

Altia Systems, known for the PanaCast 2 180° Panoramic-4K USB camera system, today announced the introduction of PanaCast 3, the world’s first UCC panoramic video system with 40 Megapixels capacity. PanaCast 3 integrates three 13-megapixel cameras, stereo microphones and advanced software to deliver 100 percent video coverage, 100 percent audio capture and 100 percent data […]

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ISE 2019 Announces Opening and Closing Ceremony Speakers

December 14, 2018

As Integrated Systems Europe continues to expand its coverage of vertical markets served by the AV industry, the broadest ever range of thought leaders and subject experts will be speaking at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam. ISE is committed to delivering an extensive breadth of expert opinion, analysis and debate across all the market sectors that […]

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Nureva HDL300 System Now Integrates with Intel Unite Platform

December 11, 2018

Nureva announces the integration of its HDL300 audio conferencing system with the Intel Unite solution for content sharing and collaboration. The new V4 plugin for the HDL300 system gives Intel Unite users access to the audio system controls, allowing them to quickly change volume or mute a call directly from their laptop. Intel Unite has […]

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Sharp Australia’s New Huddle Board

July 26, 2018

Sharp has launched a new Huddle Board, dubbed the PN-50TC1. The Huddle Board is a motivating way to collaborate engaging information between work huddle groups by using an intuitive touchscreen exchange of opinions, ideas and information. BYOD meetings are an optional extra with the bonus feature of wireless broadband. When the Huddle Board is not […]

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NEC Display Solutions Unveils New Slot-in PCs for Every Signage Application

July 26, 2018

NEC Display Solutions Europe today announced the launch of its new digital signage devices for media playback and IT operations including a series of new Slot-in PCs based on NEC’s Open Modular intelligence (OMi), the platform that enables smart and seamless connections between source and display, to deliver powerful, tailored and future-proof digital signage. The […]

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Techlash vs Technological Advancements

April 25, 2018

Recently, a friend came to visit and left “The Economist” magazine on my table.  He said he tried to give it to his sons. But as I opened them up, the pages were stiff, as if they had just been retrieved from the printing press.  I flipped to the Editor’s page titled, “The World in […]

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Crestron Rumored to Be Starting an AV-over-IP Alliance with Microsoft and Intel

February 1, 2018

Update: I spoke to Robin van Meeuwen, president and CEO of Crestron EMEA, at ISE 2018, where he confirmed this story to be true. I think it’s possible that Crestron is, behind the scenes, forming an “alliance” of sorts of AV-over-IP companies that focus exclusively (for now) on the 1Gig method of sending AV signals over an IT […]

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NYDSW: NEC Display Partners Talk About Their Media Players and Servers at the New York Showcase

November 8, 2016

Last week at the New York Digital Signage Week, NEC partners had the chance to gather and show their media solutions and integration with NEC at the New York Partner Showcase.   Intel explained their collaboration with NEC and their partners for a different solutions.   Green Hippo presented their projection mapping on the Giant […]

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Smart Conference Room Technology from Intel

June 14, 2016

Intel claims that new features added to their Unite solution aim to give businesses a cost-effective way to transform existing conference rooms into connected meeting spaces. The combination of select Intel Core vPro processor-powered mini PCs and Intel Unite software now offer video playback and audio support, an improved secure guest access plugin and a […]

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DSE 2014 Keynote Address: José Avalos, Intel

February 12, 2014

By Melanie Johnson rAVe Staff Reporter José Avalos, Intel’s visual retail worldwide director, kicked off Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2014 with his Keynote address this morning at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas. The address titled, “Digital Signage Futurecasting: Insights & Predictions,” dealt with current trends and challenges in the digital signage industry […]

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DT Research Intros SA1360 Digital Signage Player

February 12, 2014

DT Research’s latest digital signage media player is the SA1360, a 1080p native player using the Intel Core i-series processor (i3 or i7) in a fabless box with two HDMI ports. Integrated with Microsoft Windows 7, the SA1360 includes 128GB of flash storage and up to 8GB of RAM, with TPM 1.2 support, and a […]

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Omnivision Studios Develops New Windows-Based Multitouch Software

September 27, 2013

Omnivision Studios just launched the Multi-Touch Suite 3.0 at the ‘Intel Touch the Future’ Event in Sweden this week. Omnitapps Business Multi-Touch Suite 3.0 is a software suite targeted at at large-format displays in digital signage applications and operates on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Omnitapps Business Multi-Touch Suite 3.0 now includes more languages than […]

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WSJ Reports Dell and Intel May Buy or Invest in Sharp – And Sharp Debuts 4K IGZO Display

November 30, 2012

According to a recent Wall Street Journal story, Intel and Dell Computer are considering either buying or investing in Sharp Electronics. For now, the two companies are apparently readying an investment of over $240 Million in exchange for some corporate equity or stock exchange. In addition, San Diego-based Qualcomm is considering an investment as well. […]

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Intel’s Avalos to Keynote DSE

January 24, 2011

Intel’s Jose Avalos, Retail & Digital Signage Worldwide Director, Embedded & Computing Division, to keynote at DSE 2011 on Thursday, February 24, 2011, in Las Vegas. In his address titled, “Key Trends Affecting the Future of Digital Signage,” Avalos will talk about trends and challenges facing those operating in this space, including: How to deal […]

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