Rants & rAVes — Episode 1085: The ISE 2022 Postponement Interview

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ISE broke the news Tuesday that the show, scheduled for Barcelona Feb. 1-4, 2022, will be postponed until May 10-13, 2022. In this episode of Rants & rAVes, I sit down with Mike Blackman, managing director of Integrated Systems Events, to talk about the reasoning behind the decision. We talk about the importance of health and […]

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Macnica To Demo IPMX Product and Software Developments and IPMX Development Kit at ISE 2022

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Macnica will celebrate the two-year anniversary of IPMX at ISE 2022 in space 5N200 with demonstrations that emphasize the standard’s flexibility across hardware and software implementations. Macnica has worked closely with the AIMS Alliance and other standards organizations to drive IPMX product development since AIMS introduced the standard at ISE 2020. Macnica has prepared an IPMX […]

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MSolutions To Showcase MS-TestPro AV Test Device, Unveil New Camera at ISE 2022

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MSolutions will come to ISE 2022 to exhibit in space 2P200. MSolutions will show its all-in-one MS-TestPro AV test device (MS104B) and also unveil a range of PTZ cameras and signal extenders built for meeting and learning spaces of all sizes. “We are problem-solvers focused on helping our customers test the integrity of video and […]

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ISE Releases Details on Thought Leadership Program for 2022 Show

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ISE announced details of its extensive thought leadership program for 2022. The content offering will help attendees learn about issues affecting market verticals, get up to speed with the latest technology developments and discover what the future holds for the industry. ISE 2022 is designed to ensure that all attendees, whether from the AV channel […]

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Nureva Inc To Present Worldwide Debut of Nureva XT at ISE 2022

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Nureva Inc. announced it will participate in ISE 2022 and present its worldwide debut of  Nureva XT, an integrated end-to-end solution combining Nureva audio with a camera and premium services for hybrid classrooms. Visitors to ISE on Feb. 1-4, 2022, can visit Nureva’s stand at 2F250 in the Unified Communications and Education Technology Zone to learn […]

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ISE 2022 Redesigns Show Floor With Six New Technology Zones

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Exhibitors are signing up to take part in ISE 2022! Over 700 exhibitors have already committed, including bellwether brands Barco, Crestron, KNX, Kramer, LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony — to name just a few! The show floor has been redesigned and will also feature a brand-new Discovery Zone, highlighting 40 new companies exhibiting for the […]

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AVI-SPL Enters Experiential Advertising Market With New XTG Team

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AVI-SPL announced the debut of XTG (Experience Technology Group), a new business unit specializing in experiential technology design, integration, installation and support. The unit will work in partnership with an ecosystem of architects, experience designers, brand agencies, fabricators, consultants and technology vendors. We here at rAVe think this is an excellent move in the right direction for […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1073: ISE 2022 in Barcelona Opens Reg — We Got the First Interview With Mike Blackman!

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Gary was joined by Integrated Systems Events‘ own Mike Blackman to talk about the opening of ISE 2022’s registration — the first-ever ISE Show in Barcelona. So, what’s new, what should you expect and why should you attend? Well, besides the fact that February is usually in the high 60s in Barcelona, this interview includes the scoop […]

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ISE Opens Registration for 2022 In-Person Event

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Integrated Systems Europe announced that it has opened registration for its in-person trade show in 2022. This will be the first of its trade shows to take place in Barcelona. ISE also says, “As well as five large halls of exhibition stands, there will be a full programme of paid and free-to-attend content. You can […]

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The ISE Barcelona Numbers Are In — Smiles All Around!

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ISE Live & Online (June 1 and 2) closed its doors at the Fira de Barcelona after a successful two-day physical exhibition, with face-to-face attendees perusing about 55 booths, in-person keynotes and roundtables as well as a concurrent ISE Digital program. You can find rAVe’s coverage of ISE 2021 in Barcelona here. “This event is […]

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ISE Responds to InfoComm Postponement

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As many of you are aware, AVIXA has postponed InfoComm to Oct. 27-29, 2021. In response to that, Mike Blackman, managing director of Integrated Systems Europe, made the following announcement regarding ISE 2021. The show is still confirmed to take place June 1-4, 2021 in Barcelona, Spain. If anything changes regarding COVID-19 and the ability […]

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Welcome to LAVNCH EMEA — Disrupt, Create and Innovate

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Us rAVe-rs woke up bright and early — some of us never went to sleep, actually — to get online today. The occasion: LAVNCH EMEA, which kicked off Wednesday in an exciting start to two full days of AV innovations and solutions launched virtually through our live, online event platform called LAVNCH. If you’ve been […]

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rAVe’s ISE 2019 Wrap-Up Video Drops!

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This is what you’ve all been waiting for! The 2019 ISE Wrap-Up video. Each year, we produce a wrap-up video to give you a glimpse of the ISE Show in Amsterdam and get a feel for what the entire show floor is like. Are you in it? Is your company highlighted? Check it out:

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ISE: Create Real Value From Your Trip

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This year at ISE, AVIXA will present a conference called, “What’s Next In Higher Ed.” AVIXA has presented unique sessions like this for the higher ed attendees of ISE for a couple of years, but this year looks like the best one AVIXA has presented yet. It has several well known educational technologists and will […]

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Blippar’s Ambarish Mitra to Deliver Opening Address at ISE 2019

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Integrated Systems Europe has announced that Ambarish Mitra, the co-founder and CEO of augmented reality technology company Blippar, will present the ISE Opening Address on 4 February 2019. Blippar’s mission is to enhance everyday life with augmented reality and computer vision – a field of artificial intelligence. Since 2011, Blippar has been pushing the boundaries […]

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ISE Show Opens Registration

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Integrated Systems Europe has announced that visitor registration for ISE 2019 is now open. The show, which takes place at the RAI Amsterdam on 5-8 February 2019, features more exhibition space and a bigger conference program than ever before. It is expected to draw numbers in excess of 2018’s totals of 80,923 registered attendees and […]

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ISE Is Moving From Amsterdam to Barcelona

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It’s the worst-kept secret in the AV industry with hundreds of people openly talking about it at InfoComm. But, as we are under an NDA (non-disclosure agreement) with ISE (Integrated Systems Europe), we couldn’t disclose what we knew. To our readers, we apologize. rAVe will never sign another press-based NDA again. Interestingly enough, a Spanish newspaper broke the […]

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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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Integrated Systems Europe Debuts New Conferences and Events

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Integrated Systems Europe 2018 will see the premier of a range of new show initiatives designed to make the fifteenth edition of the world’s largest AV and systems integration show the most compelling so far. Some of the ISE 2018 debuts include: Launching on the day before ISE 2018 opens its doors, the TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) conference, produced by AVIXA, is […]

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20 Square Feet of Raw Power!

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Working for a manufacturer in commercial AV, it can seem like the whole year revolves around two trade shows, ISE and InfoComm. Considering the scale of these two events and the amount of new product introductions, it’s not surprising that it feels that way. Over the last few years however, I have started to appreciate […]

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ISE Adds NEC and Barco Execs from EMEA to Its Board

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Integrated Systems Events, the producers of the Integrated Systems Europe trade exhibition, has announced that Stefanie Corinth, senior VP marketing and business development NEC Display Solutions Europe and Piet Candeel, senior VP EMEA, BARCO, have joined the ISE Board of Directors as of July 1, 2017. They will replace outgoing ISE board members Wolfgang Lenz from Comm-Tech and Ollie French from […]

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BREAKING NEWS! New Voice Control Product to Debut at ISE 2017

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AMSTERDAM and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CALIF., FEBRUARY 2, 2017 — With the emergence of voice control as the hottest new trend in AV, AVPhenom will be introducing a new voice control product at ISE 2017. “Ever since Alexa’s debut at CEDIA, I have been obsessed with voice control as the future of the user interface […]

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The ISE Opening Keynote

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The ISE Opening Keynote claims to have one the “world’s leading architects.” Ole Scheeren is currently working on a series of projects, including Guardian Art Center, the new exhibition space and headquarters for China’s oldest art auction house currently under construction in close proximity to the Forbidden City in Beijing; DUO, a contemporary twin-tower mixed-use […]

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MUSIC Bails on (Some) Trade Shows

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In a LinkedIn post yesterday, MUSIC Group Chief, Uli Behringer, said they are going to focus, in the future, on bringing customers to them (to their Customer Experience Centers) rather than sending that same money on some future trade shows. MUSIC includes brands like Midas, Klark Teknik, Lab Gruppen, Lake, Turbosound, Tannoy, TC Electronic, TC […]

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ISE 2017 Will See Over 130 New Companies Exhibiting

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With over three months to go before it opens its doors Integrated Systems Europe 2017 has been confirmed as the biggest exhibition in the event’s 14-year history following an increase in show-floor space, exhibitors and halls. A true indication of the event’s international pulling power is the fact that ISE 2017 will see 135 first […]

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Three Reasons to Visit ISE

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I only attended my first Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in 2014, so I’m hardly the best qualified to preach about the benefits it brings any smart home installation business but I’ve drawn on those experiences to put pen to paper for this blog post. In the early years of forming my install business, I […]

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ISE 2016 — You GOTTA Go! This Is an ACTUAL International Show

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Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), the largest AV trade show in THE WORLD, will deliver an unprecedented experience for exhibitors and attendees in 2016 through a wide selection of events, conferences and innovative new features around the show. These are scheduled to take place before and during the exhibition that will take place from 9-12 February 2016 at the RAI, Amsterdam. […]

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ISE Has Plethora of Learning Opportunities

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Branding it as “professional development,” Integrated Systems Europe 2016 will provide attendees and exhibitors with an unprecedented opportunity for education and personal development. Central to this are the comprehensive range of conferences, workshops and training sessions being produced at the exhibition by ISE‘s co-owners InfoComm International and CEDIA. Both are internationally recognised trade associations with a […]

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