The Social Business Sphere (of AV) – A Discussion

When we look out at the landscape of the AV industry, we first and foremost see the manufacturers, integrators and consultants that comprise the space. When we talk about #AVTweeps, as there’s been so much discussion about in the last month especially, we are of course talking about what many of us like to refer to […]

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Check Out Our Top Ten (+1) Videos from ISE 2015

Before each and every major trade show, we publish a top ten most watched video list from the previous year’s event. So, here are the top ten most watched videos from ISE 2015: 1- Planar Details 55″ Transparent OLED Display 2- Vivitek Exhibits the Qumi Q7 Plus and Qumi Q5 LED Projectors 3- Bang & […]

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Four Day ISE 2016 Sells Out

With the first four-day Integrated Systems Europe exhibition now open for attendee registration attendees can look forward to the biggest and busiest show so far. With four months to go before the show opens over 43,000 square metres have been sold to exhibitors — an increase of 11 percent on the 2015 edition. ISE 2016 […]

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Atlona Ships Three More 4K Products

Atlona has announced that three of its new products unveiled last month at ISE in Amsterdam, the AT-UHD-M2C-BAL converter, AT-UHD-SW-52 switcher, and AT-UHD-SW-51 switcher, are already shipping. The AT-UHD-M2C-BAL is a 4K-compatible converter which extracts and down-mixes Dolby and DTS audio tracks and provides balanced analog audio output in stereo or mono. It uses a […]

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Top 10 Videos from ISE 2015

We shot over 1,350 videos at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show of new products and technology. Yes, over 1,350! Now that it’s been 45 days since the show closed, we thought we’d bring you the top-10 most viewed videos from his year’s show. If you haven’t seen these, this represents some of the most […]

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rAVe’s ISE 2015 in Review Video

It’s here! Check out our ISE 2015 Review Video that includes highlights of everything we saw, everything we did and everything you may have missed at ISE 2015 in Amsterdam next month. It’s only three minutes long and includes a fun look at everything that was the Integrated Systems Europe Show!

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Best of ISE 2015 Awards

It has been almost one month since Integrated Systems Europe closed the doors on its 2015 show. This year’s show was the largest to date with 59,350 registered attendees, more than 1,000 exhibitors and over 40,000 square meters of event space. As we have for other industry shows such as InfoComm and CEDIA, we have chosen the […]

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Microsoft Shows Up To ISE

Last summer one of the biggest stories (non-stories) was the large, vacant booth from Microsoft at InfoComm. It was almost as if they planned to release a product, but it was not ready. By the time that ISE rolled around this winter, we had already heard of the Surface Hub, but this show was their […]

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On the Other Hand

Last month, we talked about the idea that the big voice in marketing and product success is now the small voice, the collective voice, and largely as established by social media. I gave many readers to think that I was in favor of the voice of the masses being the loudest voice. Not necessarily. A […]

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NEC Display Solutions brings cinema quality laser technology to professional projector range

Munich, 12 November, 2014 – NEC Display Solutions Europe has announced the release of the refined PX602UL and PX602WL projectors with Laser Light Source technology. The innovative blue laser light source provides the projectors with an effective, high quality image, boasting no lamp exchange and energy saving benefits that simplify management. The features of the new projectors are […]

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NEC Display Solutions enhances ultra-short-throw projector series for improved interactive collaboration

Munich, 20 January, 2015 – NEC Display Solutions Europe has launched four additions to its UM Series of ultra-short-throw LCD projectors. This is in response to the growing need for better collaboration and greater interactivity in schools and the workplace. The new products, UM301W, UM301X, UM351W and UM361X, offer significant improvements in terms of performance and cost of […]

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NEC sets new standards in visual experience with launch of 98-inch Ultra High Definition display

Munich, 23 January, 2015 – NEC Display Solutions Europe has launched the MultiSync® X981UHD, a 98-inch 4K UHD display for heavy-duty business or commercial use. The professional display, which is suitable for applications such as control rooms, life-size digital signage, medical review, conferencing or creative multimedia design, provides four times the resolution of full HD, and upscales content with lower […]

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NEC Display Solutions sets new benchmark with sunlight-readable professional MultiSync X474HB display

Munich, 09 December, 2014 – NEC Display Solutions Europe has launched the MultiSync® X474HB, a large format display bringing an engaging digital signage option for high brightness environments and sunlight-readable operation. The 47-inch specialty LCD display is designed to intelligently adapt to its surroundings, offering a bright, clear image when required, without wasting energy when […]

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NEC launches new 4K UHD SpectraView Reference display for demanding colour-critical applications

Munich, 30 January, 2015 – NEC Display Solutions Europe has launched the latest in its SpectraView®Reference Series, specially created to obtain the best picture quality for professionals who cannot accept compromise on colour accuracy. The SpectraView® Reference 322UHD display is 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD), 31.5-inch, and has a 3840×2160 resolution. The SpectraView® Reference 322UHD has the NEC REFERENCE designation, which is […]

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Read This First: How to Use the rAVe ISE 2015 MicroSite

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

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NEC Launches Laser Phosphor Line of Projectors

NEC Display Solutions’ new PX602UL and PX602WL projectors use Laser Light Source technology. Integrated with NEC’s NV1301 Scaler Chip and 4K picture processing, both projectors can be mounted to display images in either landscape or portrait mode. With capabilities for signal daisy chaining (HDMI out), edge blending and a tiling function without any additional device, […]

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NEC Display Solutions brings 4K Ultra-High Definition to desktops, large format displays and large venue projectors

Munich, 03 July, 2014 – NEC Display Solutions Europe is set to deliver the broadest range of 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) displays and projectors with several additions to its portfolio. This product strategy reinforces NEC’s leading role in creating leading visual applications and to continue the dedication to achieve the best visual experience. Each boasting an […]

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NEC Display Solutions brings Ultra High Definition to the most demanding professional applications

Munich, 14 November, 2014 – NEC Display Solutions Europe is giving creative professionals and mission critical managers an extra edge with the launch of the MultiSync® PA322UHD, a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) professional desktop display that delivers uncompromising image quality. The 32-inch PA322UHD display delivers a stunning 3840 x 2160 resolution, providing more visual workspace, […]

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NEC Display Solutions unveils multi-touch large format displays for reliable use in busy environments

Munich, 13 October, 2014 – NEC Display Solutions Europe has announced the addition of innovative ShadowSense™ touch technology to five displays in its Professional (P) Series large format range available in sizes from 40- to 80-inches. The displays bring the high performance, brightness and feature set that customers expect from NEC’s flagship large format range together […]

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Mike Blackman Wraps Up ISE 2015 with His Observations

ISE’s managing director, Mike Blackman, was the happiest person in Amsterdam as the show closed — he declared a show attendance record of over 59,000 attendees. The HomeAV and ProAV mega trade show had over 1,200 exhibitors — nearly 250 new ones — and over 400,000 square feet of exhibition space. This interview with Mike […]

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Sennheiser Introduces SpeechLine Digital Wireless

At ISE 2015, Sennheiser has unveiled SpeechLine Digital Wireless – a wireless digital microphone designed exclusively for speech applications. And, SpeechLine Digital Wireless has an Automatic Frequency Management feature that automatically searches for free frequencies on-site, thus eliminating the need for time-consuming frequency planning in advance. Integrated Audio Level Management automatically adapts the system to […]

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Barco Intros New Line of High Resolution Indoor LED Walls

Barco introduced a new range of high-resolution indoor LED video walls. With a pixel pitch of only 1.6 mm, 1.9 mm, and 2.7 mm, the X series couples the benefits of LED visualization with very high resolution. They are positioning these for emerging video wall markets and new markets, including control rooms and boardrooms. The […]

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ISE 2015: The Executive Tech Talk Show

The show is over and it looked to be a very successful venture for many of the manufacturers and solutions providers in the industry. Collaboration, digital signage, high end projection, interactive display technologies and more seemed to be the major focus and the largest draw looked to be Microsoft with their 84″ Surface Hub interactive […]

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LANG’s Christian Kuntze Talks 4K Everything at ISE

rAVe’s Joel Rollins interviewed LANG’s Christian Kuntze and it seems that nearly every client LANG has is at least interested in seeing their stuff in 4K resolution. In this video of their stand, you will see a real-time 4K resolution pinball machine that anyone can walk up to and start playing – it marries high-resolution […]

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Bose Professional Introduces ControlSpace Remote App

Integrated Systems Europe, Amsterdam, February 10, 2015 – Taking a major step forward in audio system control, Bose® Professional (Stand 7-P190) introduces ControlSpace® Remote, a new installer-configured mobile device app, designed specifically for end-user wireless control using Android™ and iOS mobile devices. ControlSpace Remote is a free download on the Google Play™ and the Apple App Stores, which […]

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Sharp Is Back in Europe

There were many rumors about Sharp’s demise in Europe, but they were wrong. Although the company did have a re-organization, its strong new interactive and 4K product portfolio will help boost it in 2015. Here, Sharp’s director of marketing in Europe, Michael Bailly, talks about the company’s new line and all that is going on […]

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Oblong’s Collaborative Meeting Room Systems Are Big at ISE

In a way, ISE 2015 was an official launch for Oblong Industries as, although they were at InfoComm last June, now they have a shipping product called Mezzanine. Oblong’s Global VP of Sales Mike Brown talked with Gary in this one-on-one interview about the company’s strategy.

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