Legrand Vantage Works With Josh.ai Now

Legrand‘s lighting control brand, Vantage, today announced it has partnered with Josh.ai. This partnership will ensure feature parity across Josh.ai‘s intuitive app and natural voice control interfaces. Vantage customers will be able to adjust the brightness, color, and temperature of their lights, along with precise percentage level adjustments for opening or closing shades to manage […]

Legrand Vantage Works With Josh.ai Now

Legrand AV Announces New Partners for Vantage Fixture Alliance Program

Legrand’s Vantage announced that it is working with the a bunch of manufacturers to join Vantage’s lighting fixture and keypad alliances: Aculux, Q-Tran, and Black Nova. Vantage’s Lighting Fixture and Keypad alliances serve to partner with leading light fixture and keypad manufacturers to provide AV installers, interior designers, architects, and other home design professionals with […]

Legrand AV Announces New Partners for Vantage Fixture Alliance Program

Chief Adds New Accessories to Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System

Chief added to its Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System with accessories that “further support and streamline the flat panel solution.” The new accessories include the Camera Shelf, 650mm Interface Extenders, Crestron UC Bracket Accessory and Video-Sound Bar Mount. The Chief Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System is designed with feedback from integrators for faster […]

Chief Adds New Accessories to Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System

Middle Atlantic Products Adds Forum Lectern

Middle Atlantic Products announced the Forum Lectern, the latest solution in the company’s configurable AV furniture product line, Forum Collaboration Suite. Compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the electrically height-adjustable Forum Lectern is perfectly suited for higher education and training or presentation spaces. It offers customization to fit any space, like logo panels, […]

Middle Atlantic Products Adds Forum Lectern

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

Welcome to my 24th annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! It’s been an honor to have written this for 24 straight years and even more of an honor for it to have so many thousands of readers annually — it’s almost always our most-read article of the year on rAVe [PUBS]. So, if you’re reading this right […]

Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

What a show! I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2024 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. We amassed a cache of more than 2,100 videos, and we posted them all on our (beautiful) ISE microsite, which also includes photos, […]

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

Legrand Adds Pam Hoppel as President of Legrand AV

Legrand just named Pam Hoppel as president of Legrand AV. As part of the LNCA CEO Executive Committee, Pam will drive all aspects of the AV business, including increasing customer satisfaction, operational excellence, sales and market share growth. Prior to joining Legrand, Pam held various leadership positions at Delta Faucet Company where, most recently as […]

Legrand Adds Pam Hoppel as President of Legrand AV

Legrand AV Passes Certification for ISO/IEC 27001:2013

Legrand AV announced it has passed certification for ISO/IEC 27001:2013, the world’s renowned standard for information security management systems. This certification confirms that Legrand AV achieved the most rigorous international standards for protection and security within the software and firmware used for its connected devices, embedded systems, and IT systems that are created at its […]

Legrand AV Passes Certification for ISO/IEC 27001:2013

C2G Adds C2G54540 USB-C to Dual HDMI MST Hub

C2G added new solutions to support USB-C devices and setups with its new C2G54540 USB-C to Dual HDMI MST Hub. Designed for graphic design, spreadsheet analysis and digital signage applications, the C2G hub allows a USB-C-enabled device to connect to two HDMI-enabled displays for video mirroring, video extension or viewing a single video image across […]

C2G Adds C2G54540 USB-C to Dual HDMI MST Hub

Chief Helps AVI-SPL Support Nanolumens Video Wall With TiLED Wall Mounting System

Chief announced that its TiLED Video Wall Mounting System played a pivotal role in the successful deployment of Nanolumens’ Engage dvLED display at the new AVI-SPL Dallas showroom. Nanolumens recommended the TiLED video wall mounting system when the showroom wall could not securely support the dvLED display independently. The Chief TiLED solution ensured a safe, […]

Chief Helps AVI-SPL Support Nanolumens Video Wall With TiLED Wall Mounting System

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1287: How Design Thinking Innovated the New Chief Tempo Wall Mounts From Legrand AV

My latest episode of Rants & rAVes features Nathan Bohl, VP & GM and Dorian Haro, product manager at Chief | Legrand AV to talk about how the process of Design Thinking innovated the new Chief wall mount lineup, dubbed Tempo. It’s interesting how Legrand AV uses real-time relationships with integrators, design consultants and even […]

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1287: How Design Thinking Innovated the New Chief Tempo Wall Mounts From Legrand AV

C2G Adds USB-C 7-in-1 Dual Display MST Docking Station

C2G has expanded its family of docking stations with its new USB-C 7-in-1 Dual Display MST Docking Station (C2G54543). Designed for USB-C-enabled laptops, it supports up to two displays and, with Multi-Stream Transport (MST) technology, allows two different display configurations when using a Windows-based laptop. It provides essential connectivity for multiple devices, such as keyboards, […]

C2G Adds USB-C 7-in-1 Dual Display MST Docking Station

rAVe [TV] — Episode 127.1: Day One LIVE at CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

It’s the first day of CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023! We’re so excited and Emily Dean and I have so much fun lined up in this episode. Our guests include: Mark Coxon, Business Development Director – XTG, AVI-SPL, Michelle Montazeri, Director, Digital Signage, Legrand AV, Bryan Meszaros, CEO and Founder, OpenEye Global. We talk about […]

rAVe [TV] — Episode 127.1: Day One LIVE at CEDIA Expo/Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

Legrand To Debut Backup System for Connected Smart Home at CEDIA Expo 2023

Legrand will debut a new battery backup system for the connected smart home in the Legrand | AV Booth 1506 at CEDIA Expo 2023. The Legrand Structured Wiring Enclosure UPS (UPS-SC600) features six surge-protected outlets with three outlets connected to a battery backup system, and comes in a small form factor to fit practically anywhere, […]

Legrand To Debut Backup System for Connected Smart Home at CEDIA Expo 2023

Here’s What All the Legrand AV Brands Have Planned for CEDIA Expo, Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

Legrand | AV will bring together the latest products from Chief, Da-Lite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic, SANUS, On-Q, and Vaddio, alongside Legrand Shading Systems and Vantage brands in Booth 1506 at CEDIA Expo 2023 and the co-located Commercial Integrator Expo in Denver, Sept. 7-9. Presenting industry-leading brands that work together to provide entertainment, comfort, and control to all the places where people live, work, and play, the Legrand […]

Here’s What All the Legrand AV Brands Have Planned for CEDIA Expo, Commercial Integrator Expo 2023

C2G Adds HDMI HDBaseT + USB-B to A and RS232 Over Cat Extender

C2G announced its new HDMI HDBaseT + USB-B to A and RS232 Over Cat Extender (18Gbps), model C2G30055. It’s a solution for when USB must also be extended alongside HDMI video and audio to interactive whiteboards and displays, or in any installation that goes far beyond the length limitations of standard HDMI and USB cabling. […]

C2G Adds HDMI HDBaseT + USB-B to A and RS232 Over Cat Extender

C2G Debuts New C2G50348 AV Controller

C2G announced its new AV Controller (C2G50348), a full-featured in-wall solution designed to streamline audio and video equipment control in classrooms and conference rooms. The C2G AV Controller claims to eliminate the need for multiple remotes while simplifying installation and programming for integrators. C2G says the design of its AV Controller prioritizes both ease of operation and […]

C2G Debuts New C2G50348 AV Controller

C2G Announces New Options for Family of HDMI Dongle Adapters

C2G announced new options in its family of HDMI dongle adapters: the USB-C to USB-A Dongle Adapter Converter, Mini HDMI to HDMI Dongle Adapter Converter, and Micro HDMI to HDMI Dongle Adapter Converter. These solutions allow users to connect any device outfitted with a USB-A, Mini HDMI, or Micro HDMI port to an existing HDMI […]

C2G Announces New Options for Family of HDMI Dongle Adapters

Legrand Brand Vantage Announces Alliance With Elemental LED

Legrand‘s lighting control brand Vantage today announced a strategic alliance with the Lucetta brand from Elemental LED, a new partner in the Vantage LHUMAN Light Fixture Alliance. The partnership ensures Lucetta’s robust low-voltage linear lighting solutions pair with Vantage’s LHUMAN human centric lighting (HCL) solution, allowing installers to “create lighting scenes with precise color temperature […]

Legrand Brand Vantage Announces Alliance With Elemental LED

Legrand Brand Vantage Adds Specialty Lighting to Lighting Fixture Alliance

Legrand‘s lighting control brand Vantage has strengthened its lighting fixture alliance with new member Specialty Lighting. The strategic partnership pairs Vantage’s customizable lighting controls with Specialty Lighting’s high-end architectural lighting solutions, including standard and custom downlights, accent lights, linear lights and picture lighting. Together, they provide a complete and aesthetically pleasing lighting design and user […]

Legrand Brand Vantage Adds Specialty Lighting to Lighting Fixture Alliance

Legrand AV Updates Fabric Sampling Portal

Legrand Shading Systems announced its newly updated Fabric Sampling Portal. The latest evolution of the portal adds functionality and intelligent search and filtering options that enable dealers to quickly find and order fabric samples to fit their shading project’s specifications. The new digital experience is part of Legrand Shading Systems’ ongoing commitment to providing excellent shading […]

Legrand AV Updates Fabric Sampling Portal

C2G Announces Its InfoComm 2023 Lineup at the Legrand AV Booth

C2G is in the Legrand | AV booth with a new series of Performance Series Cables, new USB-C cables, and dongle adapters to keyboard, video, mouse (KVM) switches, as well as docking stations. The new C2G 40Gbps Thunderbolt 4 USB-C Cables, which include 4K video support and power delivery of up to 100W connects to […]

C2G Announces Its InfoComm 2023 Lineup at the Legrand AV Booth

Middle Atlantic Announces RackLink Cloud, an Intelligent Platform Powered by Xyte

Middle Atlantic just announced RackLink Cloud, an intelligent platform enabling remote monitoring and management of the Premium+ Series PDUs via the cloud. RackLink Cloud, powered by Xyte, makes it easier for integrators to proactively monitor and manage the company’s enterprise-grade, IP-based monitoring and control power products from anywhere and without rolling a truck. Existing Premium+ […]

Middle Atlantic Announces RackLink Cloud, an Intelligent Platform Powered by Xyte

Chief Will Debut Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount at InfoComm 2023

Chief will debut its latest mount, the Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount System, at InfoComm 2023 in the Legrand | AV Booth 2201 in Orlando. This all-in-one configurable wall mounting system is designed to improve efficiency by streamlining installation workflows. AV professionals can “increase productivity and cost savings with this new system, especially for mass […]

Chief Will Debut Tempo Flat Panel Wall Mount at InfoComm 2023

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1230: Legrand AV and AVIXA Will Offer an Entry-Level Digital Signage Class at InfoComm 2023!

On my latest videocast, Michelle Montazeri, manager of digital signage at Legrand AV, joins to talk about her “Digital Signage: Where Do I Start?” class at InfoComm 2023 on Wednesday, June 14 at 8 a.m. EDT. Digital Signage is one of the fastest-growing segments of AV, and this session will help a beginner integrator or […]

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1230: Legrand AV and AVIXA Will Offer an Entry-Level Digital Signage Class at InfoComm 2023!

Vaddio Will Demo EasyIP Line in Legrand AV Booth at InfoComm 2023

Vaddio will be demo’ing its EasyIP line, including the new EasyIP 5 ePTZ camera in the Legrand | AV Booth 2201 at InfoComm 2023. The EasyIP 5 is a “low-profile, professional camera offering integrated with Vaddio’s IntelliFrame motion-based auto-framing technology,” or it can be used as a second camera to see ultra-wide shots of the […]

Vaddio Will Demo EasyIP Line in Legrand AV Booth at InfoComm 2023

Vaddio Will Demo RoboSHOT 30E-M PTZ, IntelliSHOT ePTZ at InfoComm 2023

Vaddio will demo the RoboSHOT 30E-M PTZ and IntelliSHOT-M ePTZ in the Legrand | AV Booth 2201 at InfoComm 2023. The IntelliSHOT-M ePTZ and RoboSHOT 30E-M PTZ cameras offer integration with Microsoft Teams, and “unique customization settings including a 30x zoom.” Vaddio says the RoboSHOT 30E-M has advanced PTZ capabilities, making it perfect for rooms […]

Vaddio Will Demo RoboSHOT 30E-M PTZ, IntelliSHOT ePTZ at InfoComm 2023

Middle Atlantic Announces New Options Forum Collaboration Suite, Will Showcase at InfoComm 2023

Middle Atlantic will showcase the new options available within its Forum Collaboration Suite in booth 2201 at InfoComm 2023 in Orlando, Florida. The configurable AV furniture product line now supports more display sizes and tabletop finishes and shapes to achieve the perfect configuration to suit any meeting application. “The conferencing space needs to reflect the […]

Middle Atlantic Announces New Options Forum Collaboration Suite, Will Showcase at InfoComm 2023

Legrand AV Announces InfoComm 2023 Plans and Lineup

Legrand | AV will bring together the latest products from its commercial brands C2G, Chief, Connectrac, Da-Lite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic, Vaddio, and Wiremold, in booth 2201 at InfoComm 2023 in Orlando, Florida. Focused on ensuring amazing AV experiences in conferencing and collaboration, command and control, digital signage, and active connectivity, the company will showcase solutions […]

Legrand AV Announces InfoComm 2023 Plans and Lineup

Luxury is On Tap With New Dealer Demo Case for Vantage Keypads

Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division released its new dealer demo case for its Vantage keypad collections. The demo cases are the epitome of style, design, and luxury. The durable powder-coated aluminum portable case opens to feature two removable trays that securely hold and elegantly showcase Vantage’s EasyTouch II, EasyTouch Glass, RPTouch, and adorne® keypad […]

Luxury is On Tap With New Dealer Demo Case for Vantage Keypads

Legrand I AV on Sustainability in 2023

In honor of Earth Day 2023, rAVe [PUBS] has partnered with Commercial Integrator to explore sustainability in ProAV. We sat down with Tim Troast, VP of technology and product strategy, at Legrand I AV to discuss the company’s sustainability efforts in 2023. rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us why your company is passionate about sustainability. TIM TROAST: As the […]

Legrand I AV on Sustainability in 2023

How Can We Make ProAV More Sustainable? Find Out on April 20

Sustainability is critical to the future of the world — and the world of ProAV. On Thursday, April 20, Commercial Integrator and rAVe [PUBS] have partnered on a LAVNCH & LEARN titled “Sustainability & AV” where industry leaders will gather to chat about their company’s sustainability initiatives and to share actionable tips on becoming carbon neutral. […]

How Can We Make ProAV More Sustainable? Find Out on April 20