FUJIFILM Enters Projector Market with Creative Rotating, Short Throw FUJINON Lens

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FUJIFILM Corporation has developed, from what we at rAVe can tell, the world’s first projector equipped with a rotating FUJINON lens to project images in various directions without moving the projector. FUJIFILM will release this product in 2019 and newly enter into the projector market. The new projector appears to feature the world’s first “two-axial […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 689: Christie Demos and Explains Terra Controller Software on rAVe RADIO

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Gary was joined for a follow-up of last month’s ISE show by Christie Senior Product Manager Karl Johnson on a special videocast. Today rAVe RADIO listeners (and viewers) will learn about Christie’s build-out of simplifying AV-over-IP infrastructure. In this videocast, Karl shows us Christie Terra software, which enables the transport, processing and control of audiovisual […]

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Read This First: We Just Covered the Biggest AV Show in History — And We Shot 1,300+ Videos You Can Watch for Free!

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The 2018 version of ISE has come to a close, but our coverage will live forever — on our dedicated Integrated Systems Europe 2018 MicroSite! We shot 1,300+ new product videos, took 2,000+ photos on the show floor, recorded 50+ podcasts and wrote up 300 or so news stories covering the show. Check it all out on our ISE 2018 Microsite […]

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THE ISE 2018 Awards Are Announced

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You can’t enter a product in them. You can’t ask us to nominate you. And, you can’t get an award by advertising or sponsoring us or paying for it. And, there are NO Awards entry fees! We sent reporters to EVERY booth/stand at ISE 2018 and we selected the TOP products in every possible product category […]

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ISE Sets All-New Records – rAVe’s Coverage Is More Than All Other Publications Combined

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The largest and busiest Integrated Systems Europe in its 15-year history drew record numbers of exhibitors and attendees from around the world for four days of business, education and networking at the RAI Amsterdam between 6-9 February. And the rAVe ISE Microsite covered it all — we have videos from every exhibitor here. Throughout 15 halls, visitors experienced a […]

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The Highly-Anticipated ISE In-Review Video Drops!

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Each year, we try and produce a fun (and different) way to see the shows we attend and cover with out rAVe NOW live show coverage team. We were at ISE in Amsterdam last week and we put together a video that we think you’ll not only love as much as we do, but it’ll […]

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NEC Celebrates Creating Endless Impressions at ISE 2018

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NEC Display Solutions Europe showcased a range of new display and projection technologies for creating “Endless Impressions” at the record-breaking ISE 2018. The annual show in Amsterdam saw its biggest-ever turnout, with the NEC stand proving to be very popular. The stand was organised around three distinct areas, comprising technologies for retail signage (“Engage”), corporate […]

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PureLink Joins SDVoE Alliance at ISE 2018

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that PureLink GmbH joined the alliance as an adopting member at ISE 2018 and introduced its first products based on SDVoE technology, the IPAV PRO line. It is the first SDVoE-enabled product to include copper and fiber ports in a single SKU and it can become an AV extender, splitter, seamless switcher or videowall controller. Its aluminum housing, Neutrik-style […]

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Vivitek Adds New NovoCast to NovoConnect Family of Wireless Content Products

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A new era of presentation flexibility comes to smaller classrooms and teaching spaces thanks to Vivitek’s introduction of NovoCast. NovoCast brings wireless presenting for up to eight participants in a classroom. With NovoCast, anyone in a classroom that’s using the system can connect to a projector or flat panel display and instantly share content and collaborate to the main screen […]

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LG Launches New Signage Solutions in Transparent OLED and Color Transparent LED

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At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018, LG Electronics (LG) launched a host of new signage products including Transparent OLED, Open Frame OLED, OLED Video Walls with ultra-slim bezels and even added color to their transparent LED film. The centerpiece of LG’s ISE booth was a 55-inch Transparent OLED signage but the most amazing aspect of this advanced product is […]

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A Day(s) In the Life of ISE 2018

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We took to Instagram – and their STORIES feature in fact – to ‘storify’ what it’s like to attend the world’s largest AV trade show, the Integrated Systems Europe expo in Amsterdam. But, most of our readers don’t have Instagram accounts [if you don’t, follow-us NOW, here: @rAVePubs or at instagram.com/rAVePubs], yet, so we’ve created another way for you […]

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Avocor Joins the Zoom Rooms for Touch Program

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Avocor announced at ISE that it’s joined Zoom Video Communications to add an option to Zoom Rooms via the Zoom Rooms for Touch program. As you likely know, Zoom Rooms features wireless content sharing, up to 4K video and audio conferencing with up to 500 interactive video participants while integrating with most calendaring systems. Zoom Rooms for Touch is a mode […]

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Coretronic Reveals Future Store Scenario, Immersive Curved Interactive Wall and 4K Signage Display Solutions at 2018 ISE

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The Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) saw Coretronic Corporation’s vision for the future store scenario, an immersive curved interactive wall and a seamless signage display as well as a family of 4K digital signage display products. In the future, facial recognition and cloud services will become the next baseline in the retail industry. The scenario for a future store allowed everyone […]

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VIA Launches New Vtric Active Optical Cable Brand

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VIA Technologies today announced the launch of the Vtric Active Optical Cable brand. Initially, three Vtric products will be available — all fiber-optic based cables for high-resolution applications: HDMI 1.4 10m AOC, HDMI 2.0 10m AOC and USB 3.0 10m AOC for $139, $229 and $239 respectively. Vtric Active Optical Cables are spec’d for bandwidth up to 18Gbps for the HDMI […]

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Kramer Debuts New 8×8 and 6×2 Matrix Switchers at ISE

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Kramer Electronics just launched the VS-88UT (8×8) and VS-622DT matrix switchers. Both are HDBaseT 2.0 based and support Power over Ethernet (PoE). The VS-622DT also includes the Kramer Maestro room automation software. VS-88UT is designed for boardrooms, hotels, multi-purpose divisible spaces, video conferencing applications, visitor centers and showrooms. VS-622DT is aimed at small to mid-sized meetings spaces. The VS-88UT is a 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) […]

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Dan Dugan Sound Design Debuts Model E-2A Automixer

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Dan Dugan Sound Design Inc. (ISE stand 7-P180), today, announced the Model E-2A, an automatic microphone mixing controller with analog and ADAT I/O. The E-2A incorporates 28 channels of processing (12 balanced analog plus 16 ADAT) and supports all Dugan algorithms: Speech System, Music System and Gain Limiting. Channels may be grouped into three independent automixers. A […]

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Alliance Demonstrates Expanding AES70 Interoperability at ISE

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The OCA Alliance – the AV trade association promoting awareness and implementation of the AES70 open network control standard – is demonstrating the very latest developments in the AES70 standard and the technologies supporting it, on booth #7-R240 at ISE 2018. Alliance member companies Archwave, Bosch, d&b audiotechnik GmbH, DeusO, Focusrite, Suzhou Fitcan Technology and Your Audio Systems GmbH are exhibiting numerous […]

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Kramer Updates Maestro to V1.5

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Kramer Electronics announced the release of Kramer Maestro V1.5 at ISE 2018. The Maestro room automation software is a pre-configured meeting room environment that does not require any programming. Kramer Maestro enables a series of actions (think macros) to occur when a specific condition or trigger is met. Maestro V1.5 has added a more extensive range of triggers including scheduling, input/output […]

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New Eiki LED-Lit 3LCD EK-350U Projector Lasts 25K Hours

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Eiki International just debuted the EK-350U Meeting Room projector. This WUXGA resolution projector is spec’d at 4,500 ANSI Lumens brightness and uses a ColorSpark HLD LED lighting system that allows it to last over 25,000 hours. With its HLD LED technology, the new EK-350U emits four times the light of current LED technology and includes rapid power on and off capability. With a […]

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IHSE to Demonstrate the Extension and Switching of Virtual and Augmented Reality Signals

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At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam, IHSE will be introducing a solution to extend and switch immersive reality signals over long distances using Draco KVM systems. The new solution addresses growing interest in virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) systems in a wide variety of pro AV market sectors; in corporate and education applications such as product design and prototyping; in situational training […]

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Google Updates Jamboard by Adding AI-Powered AutoDraw Integration as Well as a Mobile App

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Google’s Jamboard is the company’s version of a collaboration board — exclusively for Google’s G-suite of apps. In addition to adding new country availability, Google has added an AI-powered feature called AutoDraw. AutoDraw is a new drawing tool in Jamboard that auto-detects sketches you make and pairs them with images. This works with both local and rooms […]

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Barco Releases New 4K60 Tri-Combo Output Card for Event Master

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Barco is releasing a new 4K@60 output card, a new Super-Destination programming mode and an enhanced system expansion capability for its Event Master screen management systems. The new output card, along with software release 5.1, launched at ISE 2018. Barco Event Master screen management systems offer event professionals flexible and scalable solutions for shows of all sizes. The E2 is […]

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Sony Expands Laser Projector Line with Five New Models

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Sony is adding five new WUXGA resolution models to its family of laser light source projectors. Each is aimed at commercial mid-range installation applications in schools, including education, faith, corporate and museums. The new models include the VPL-FHZ120L (12,000 lumens) for larger venues, the VPL-FHZ90L (9,000 lumens) for mid-sized classrooms, and the compact VPL-FHZ66 (6,100 lumens), VPL-FHZ61 (5,100 lumens) and VPL-FHZ58 (4,200 lumens). These […]

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Legrand Intros Nuvo P20 Valena Life Keypad

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Legrand is demo’ing it’s new Nuvo P20 Valena Life Keypad (NV-P20-VL) for its Player Portfolio whole home audio system at ISE 2018. Pairing operational simplicity with contemporary style, the P20 is designed to complement the company’s Valena Life wall plates, which are popular throughout the EMEA markets. With a capacitive backlit display, the keypad offers convenient in-wall control of volume, play, pause and next/previous track functions of […]

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Kramer Intros 4K Tx and Rx in DGKat 2.0

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Kramer Electronics launched DGKat 2.0 at ISE 2018. DGKat 2.0 is featured in the Kramer PT-871/872 transmitter and receiver pair and supports 4K HDR, HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 signals and two-way powering over twisted pair. This compact extension solution delivers video signals up to 40 meters (130 feet) over Kramer CAT copper cables at up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) at […]

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NEC Launches Native 4K UHD Laser Projector at ISE 2018

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NEC Display Solutions Europe today debuted a 4K new projector as part of it’s PX Series, the NEC PX1005QL, at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam. The new laser projector is based on the latest NEC scaler chip that they are marketing as having a “pixel free” image. The projector heritage comes from NEC’s work as one of the three companies supplying the digital […]

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Focal Introduces Ci-Fi at ISE 2018

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ISE sees the launch of two new built-in speaker ranges from Focal, with the introduction of the new entry-level 100 Series and additional products added to the mid-priced 300 Series. These new solutions integrate into the home with discretion, just like the in-ceiling loudspeakers of the 100 Series.  Featuring an impressively compact design, the speaker driver’s basket and chassis […]

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Leyard and Planar Expand Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System Line

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At Integrated Systems Europe, Leyard and Planar announced they are expanding its Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System product line to include the smallest fine pitch LED video wall display in the industry: a pixel pitch of just 0.7 millimeters. The is significant as the so-called pixel-pitch of an LCD monitor would be approximately the equivalent of .67mm — so this is nearly the identical resolution […]

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Lifesize Adds Features and Updates

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As the doors open at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 in Amsterdam, Lifesize has unveiled new innovations to help customers maximize their collaboration investment and work more efficiently and productively in the ways in which they actually work. The new integrations, features and updates are based on direct customer feedback, a nod to the company’s key value of “Leading with Customer […]

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