Rants & rAVes — Episode 1147: Mike Blackman and ISE Are One and the Same


>Gary caught up with ISE’s Mike Blackman at the InfoComm 2022 show to talk about the 2022 ISE event as well as what he expects for 2023. This was literally an impromptu interview of Mike as he walked through the show floor in early June. Enjoy a happy Mike!  Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Eyefactive Presents Multi-User Software at ISE 2022 in Barcelona


At the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) Eyefactive presented a multi-user software on an interactive LED video wall. The software could be operated simultaneously by several users on the huge touchscreen surface. • Multi-user touchscreen software in a playful space setting • L-Shaped LED video wall with touchscreen functionality • Interactive collaboration solution on a 86” […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1121: Here’s Everything Barco Showed and Debuted at ISE 2022


In case you missed ISE, Barco was one of the busiest booths at the show. The company launched a totally new concept in LED, dubbed TruePix, Barco showed new features integrated into the ClickShare Conference (including the ability to make it a digital signage player), it demo’d weConnect — a true HyFlex solution for education — and the company had two of the coolest projection […]

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ISE Tops 43,600+ Attendees!


After a ton of anticipation, ISE finally arrived at the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Vía (10-13 May). With a total of 43,691 unique attendees from 151 countries, making 90,372 visits to the show floor. This was the first full ISE show since February 2020, when ISE said farewell to its previous home in Amsterdam and initial signs […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1115: PTZOptics and HuddleCamHD Will Use ISE 2022 to Debut New Products and Announce Distribution Strategy


Gary was joined on this pre-ISE videocast by William Golde, director of channel marketing for both PTZOptics and HuddleCamHD to talk about some new products they will launch at ISE 2022 (in stand 5S200) as well as a new distribution partnership with Midwich. They’re focused on solving a lot of problems in using cameras for live events and for UCC applications and […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1114: Sharp NEC Display Will Focus on 5 Application Areas at ISE 2022


Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe will make its global debut (of sorts) at ISE 2022 — it will be the first time both companies will display together at a global trade event. In fact, they will bring together the entire range of their visual display solutions. Sharp NEC’s SVP of marketing & product management EMEA, Ian Barnard, and its […]

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Gran Via and ISE Launch ISE 2022 App To Inform Delegates During The Show


There are just days to go until ISE 2022 opens its doors for the first time at the Fira Barcelona, Gran Vía 10-13 May and ISE has launched ISE 2022 – the official show app to keep delegates fully briefed with all the latest information. With seven conferences, over 800 exhibitors across six Technology Zones and a […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1113: Jupiter Will Be at ISE 2022 With the Only 21:9 Display in the World


When Jupiter introduced the 21:9 aspect ratio display some years ago everyone was like, “what?” But now, following Microsoft Teams Front Row launch specifying at least a 21:9 ratio, Jupiter is sitting pretty — and alone. The company will be at ISE 2022 on stand 3E250 showing the display along with its video processors for media, signage and video […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1112: Equipson Has Something for Everyone at ISE 2022: It’s Three Companies in One!


Gary was joined with Equipson COO (and 2021’s AVIXA Harold Thiel award winner), Juan José Vila, to talk about BikeFest — oh, and ISE too. BikeFest was a fundraiser he headed up that benefited the live events market — raising over 6000 euros. At ISE 2022, he’ll be recognized for this but, more importantly, he will be in the Equipson stand (7K600) showing both install […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1111: DTEN Will Debut ONboard Dedicated-Zoom Collaboration Board at ISE 2022


DTEN will be on stand 2C400 at ISE 2022 with a brand-new product, the ONboard. ONboard, unlike other Zoom-based collaboration boards, gives remote and in-office participants equal access to its digital canvas. In addition, DTEN will show the ME, ME Pro, the DTEN Mate and the D7 Series of collaboration products. In the meantime, here’s an inside […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1110: See an Integrated Collaboration Workspace (Running Natively on a 21:9 Display) at ISE 2022!


Inside the Jupiter stand at ISE 2022, Valarea will demo its BYOM solution for meeting spaces running on Jupiter’s native 21:9 monitor — fully collaborative, too. Not only does it include complete UC compatibility, whiteboarding and remote analytics, but its Version 4 also includes mixed reality. Once again, this will all be on the ISE show floor (stand #3E250), but […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1109: SpinetiX Will Focus on Hospitality at ISE 2022


SpinetiX’s CEO, Francesco Ziliani, spoke to Gary today about his ISE 2022 show plans. SpinetiX will be on stand 3R100 in Barcelona and will also exhibit in the Intel booth. And this year’s theme will be all about hospitality — like hotels and restaurants — but the company will also focus on another kind of hospitality. Listen and watch for […]

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Modulo Pi Will Exhibit Updates to Modulo Kinetic Media Server Platform at ISE 2022


Modulo Pi will exhibit updates to its Modulo Kinetic media server platform with new real-time interactive capabilities at ISE 2022. An exclusive preview of the new features will be demonstrated through a playful demo experience using different types of sensors at ISE 2022 in hall 5, booth Q420. Modulo Pi continues to enhance its Modulo Player and […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1107: Vivitek’s ISE 2022 Plans: A Discussion With Holger Graff


Vivitek will return to ISE for the 2022 show in Barcelona with new projectors, new NovoConnect products and a 220” 4K all-in-one LED! Gary catches up with Vivitek’s General Manager EMEA, Holger Graff, to review its ISE 2022 plans and give us an update on both entry-level and high-end projection along with an expanded wireless […]

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Expectations for ISE 2022: Press Briefing and More


This year’s ISE Show arrives in Barcelona on 10-13 May 2022. Speaking at a press briefing last week, Integrated Systems Events managing director, Mike Blackman, said: “I’m delighted, and honoured, to be standing here today five years since Integrated Systems Events, and its co-owners AVIXA and CEDIA, decided to relocate the Integrated Systems Europe show […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1106: ISE Managing Director Mike Blackman Joins Gary To Talk Expectations of Barcelona Event


ISE 2022 will mark the first large-scale AV event in over 26 months. According to Integrated Systems Events Managing Director Mike Blackman, the show will include over 800 exhibitors in its Barcelona debut. Yes, 800. 800. That means this show will be bigger than most of the AVtweeps thought. Therefore, there are plenty of reasons […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1104: WyreStorm Will Show Its NHD, Synergy and Apollo product Lines at ISE 2022


In today’s pre-ISE-2022 videocast, WyreStorm’s Alex Martin joined Gary Kayye to detail the company’s ISE stand (3J700) plans in Barcelona. WyreStorm is one of those “glue” manufacturers that carries all flavors of AV-over-IP including 1G and even 10G SDVoE. In addition to showing its entire AV-over-IP lineup — dubbed the NHD Series — WyreStorm will also show its Apollo […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1103: Christie Will Use ISE 2022 to Feature Its Entire New Product Lineup


Christie’s heritage in AV is projection; at ISE the company will show everything from its entry-level 1-chip DLP line, the Inspire Series, to its Griffyn 4K32-RGB pure laser projectors. Of course, you’ll see its MicroTiles LED and an awesome projection-mapping demo, but you’ll also get a chance to see Version 8 of its acclaimed Pandoras Box player/server connected via SDVoE and even NDI (and […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1100: Matrox Will Use ISE 2022 to Show Its ConvertIP AV-over-IP Ecosystem


Matrox took the lead in embracing the SMPTE 2110 standard (what’s currently used in broadcast video) for ProAV AV-over-IP and helped form the AIMS Alliance. AIMS, in turn, created the IPMX proposed standard for sending AV-over-IP that hopes to be ratified in late 2022, becoming the first and only AV-over-IP standard for ProAV installs. However, Matrox’s ConvertIP does more than that — it […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1099: Nureva XT, CV30, Console and HDLs Will Be Available to See (and Hear) at ISE 2022


Gary’s series of pre-ISE-2022 videocasts includes this one with Nureva’s VP of products, Rob Abbott. ISE 2022, in Barcelona next month, will be the place most people will see both the Nureva XT Educational Bundle and Nureva’s first USB-based camera, the CV30 (and Console, its room insights software package). (By the way, all these were launched in just the […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1098: Logitech Will Be at ISE 2022 — Having Tripled in Size Since 2019 — With a Family of New UCC Products


Few companies experienced the growth that Logitech did in 2020 and 2021; this is primarily due to its UC portfolio. With a perfectly positioned product set for small, medium and large rooms in the form of the Rally Bar Mini, the Rally Bar and the Rally Bar Plus, respectively, Logitech is well-positioned to have another record year in 2022. […]

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SDVoE Alliance To Showcase High-Performance AV That Promotes Sustainability at ISE 2022


The SDVoE Alliance is set to showcase high-performance AV that promotes sustainability at ISE 2022 from May 10 –13, 2022, at the FIRA Barcelona, Gran Vía. During the three-day event, the SDVoE Alliance will welcome Certified SDVoE Design Partners and Developers for free networking with the SDVoE Alliance’s members. During ISE 2022, the SDVoE Alliance […]

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WolfVision Will Intro Two New Cynap Systems and Multiplatform Web Conferencing Solution at 2022 ISE and InfoComm Shows


WolfVision announced it will introduce two new Cynap systems and a new multiplatform web conferencing solution at ISE and InfoComm USA 2022 shows. The new Cynap Pure Mini is a BYOD wireless screen mirroring system, providing comprehensive wireless screen sharing for all iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Chrome OS devices onto a central shared screen. […]

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VuWall To Spotlight PAKTM Video Wall Node, TRx 3.1 Management Software and More at ISE 2022


VuWall will spotlight its latest products that allow operators and managers to build robust, modular video walls at booth 3R200 at ISE 2022 in Barcelona. The show will be the first in-person demonstration of VuWall’s new PAKTM Video Wall Node. Visitors can also expect a demonstration of the latest TRx 3.1 management software, managing all the […]

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ISE 2022 To Showcase New Projection Mapping Installation from Flaix Studio


ISE 2022 will light up Barcelona in May with a new projection mapping installation. Created and produced by Barcelona-based Flaix Studio, the projection mapping will take place on one of the curved buildings on the Plaça d’Espanya by the Fira Montjuïc, the sister venue to ISE’s new home, the Fira Gran Vía. The Plaça d’Espanya […]

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Utelogy Corporation To Highlight New Programs, Initiatives and Products at ISE 2022


Utelogy Corporation is returning to the ISE Show in 2022 with a full exhibit planned to highlight its new product innovations and explosive company growth. Utelogy has recently published a number of significant product releases that will be featured at ISE, including High Availability, U-Manage Analytic Tiles, Microsoft Teams Integration and enhanced cybersecurity measures. The […]

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ISE Announces List of Experiences to Light Up Barcelona


Integrated Systems Europe has announced a raft of activities set to Light Up Barcelona, highlight creativity and technical prowess and showcase the power of the AV experience. ISE’s keynote speakers have been chosen to reflect creativity using technology and three projects will perfectly showcase to visitors how, when integrated into a collaborative solution, the ProAV […]

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We’re Going to ISE 2022 — Join Us There and for rePLAY ISE 2022!


ISE 2022 is set for May 10-13, and we couldn’t be more excited to announce that rAVe will be attending the show in person! We’re going to get to see the ISE show floor in person for the first time in years, and we hope to see you there. Don’t forget to register to attend […]

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ISE Adds Retail Digital Signage Experience Center and Demo to 2022 Show Floor


Running alongside the Digital Signage Avenue in Hall 6, the ISE Retail Showcase, sponsored by Econocom, will be an experience-based journey through the retail experience. Focused on usability and real-world scenarios, this 1,722-square-foot booth recreates a series of retail environments to best highlight the latest technologies. Mock-ups of fashion and grocery stores will feature best-in-class […]

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Day Two of LAVNCH WEEK 5: Digital Signage Day!


We’ve just finished Day Two of LAVNCH WEEK 5! Wednesday was Digital Signage Day — we covered all the ins and outs of digital signage trends and products in the industry. The day was filled with digital signage demos, conversations, panels and much more. Read on below to find a recap of the whole day, […]

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Interactive Scape and DISPLAX Partner To Offer Large-Scale Multitouch Surfaces to EMEA Market


Interactive Scape and DISPLAX announced a partnership to offer large-scale multitouch screens and surfaces to the EMEA market. “We are thrilled that the integration of DISPLAX MESH sensors works so well, even on our largest screens,” said Hauke Helmer, CEO and founder of Interactive Scape. “The world-class performance of the sensors has enabled us to […]

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Integrated Systems Europe and IOT Solutions World Congress Join Forces


Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) and IOT Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) have agreed to join forces this year to provide what they call an “unparalleled ecosystem for digital transformation to professionals from many industries.” The joint celebration of the two events will provide a unique opportunity to explore the crossroads between two different sets of disruptive […]

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