EventTech Insights With Christie

Name: Joseph Conover Title: Director, Immersive Entertainment, Live Event Production Company: Christie rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us a little bit about your role at Christie. JOSEPH CONOVER: Last year, I was brought in as director, Immersive Entertainment, Live Event Production to help support Christie’s global efforts. My mission here is two-fold: first is to develop strategic relationships […]

EventTech Insights With Christie

EventTech Insights with Green Hippo

Name: Mercedes Stevao-Boase Title: Marketing Director Company: Green Hippo rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us a little bit about your role at Green Hippo. MERCEDES STEVAO-BOASE: As the marketing director, I lead tvONE’s creative MarComm team — designing and implementing communication strategies, education and trade events to promote all tvONE brands and services. I started working with Green Hippo in […]

EventTech Insights with Green Hippo

EventTech Insights: Shure

Editor’s Note: Welcome to the first edition of EventTech Insights where the rAVe [PUBS] team will explore the state of the live events with industry experts. Name: Ben Escobedo Title: Senior Market Development Specialist Company: Shure rAVe [PUBS]: Tell us a little bit about your role at Shure. BEN ESCOBEDO: Over the past seven years, my […]

EventTech Insights: Shure

AVer Information Inc. USA Adds PTZ231, PTZ211 Cameras for Collaboration, Live Events

AVer Information Inc. USA announced the PTZ231 and PTZ211, the latest generation of pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) cameras, aimed at collaboration and live events. The PTZ231, an enhanced version of the PTZ330W, features 1080p resolution and 30X optical zoom. Meanwhile, the PTZ211, based on the PTZ310W, includes 1080p resolution and 12X optical zoom. The […]

AVer Information Inc. USA Adds PTZ231, PTZ211 Cameras for Collaboration, Live Events

Revenge-Concertgoing Boosts Europe’s Live Events

This is the summer of blockbuster music tours. Just as “revenge travel” saw tourists hellbent on traveling post-pandemic, “revenge concertgoing” is packing Europe’s outdoor live events, arenas and stadiums. It’s a post-pandemic boom for live events, boosted by some of the world’s biggest entertainers who have emerged with post-pandemic projects. And it’s not just the […]

Revenge-Concertgoing Boosts Europe’s Live Events

They’re Coming for Your Business

They’re coming for your business. Flattened by the pandemic and bolstered by the ProAV market trend towards experiential, Europe’s live events companies will broaden their businesses to include systems integration. For decades, it was an exception if you saw a specialized AV events company with a full business unit in the more static business of […]

They’re Coming for Your Business

DSE 2022 Overall Experience Was Great for Me

I attended DSE 2022, and my agenda for the show was to meet with people whom I had either only met over video, had not seen in a long time, or people I had not met before to find more opportunities direct or indirect. This was my first event show in the past few years […]

DSE 2022 Overall Experience Was Great for Me

If You’re in Live Events, Be More Creative …

We’ve got to stop being so reactive. Stop giving them just what they want. “If you don’t tell them it exists, they certainly won’t buy it from you!” Our clients just aren’t that creative. LED Imaging ✅ Stage ✅ LED Lighting ✅ Loud ✅ As Gen Z continues to emerge as the most creative generation […]

If You’re in Live Events, Be More Creative …

InfoComm 2022 Will Explore the ProAV Solutions and Trends for Audio and Live Events

InfoComm 2022 on June 4-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center will explore the ProAV solutions that power live events in addition to the latest advancements in audio solutions. The show will feature an extensive lineup of leading solution providers across the trade show floor, a comprehensive education program, audio demo rooms, and tours of […]

InfoComm 2022 Will Explore the ProAV Solutions and Trends for Audio and Live Events

No Relief for European Events Industry

While some parts of our industry thrive in the pandemic, we should not forget our brothers and sisters in the events business. A year-end 2021 study just released by KdG Expert (Centre of Expertise for the Event Sector) highlights the pain with some research results in Belgium that will sound familiar to many in Europe […]

No Relief for European Events Industry

How Live Events Are Set To Revive the System Camera Market

By Helen Matthews Futuresource The System camera market was brought to a standstill by the Coronavirus pandemic in FY2020. Strict Government-mandated lockdowns in many countries resulted in live events being canceled or postponed across the globe, original content production stalled and as a result, the demand for system cameras plummeted. As professional broadcasters turned to […]

How Live Events Are Set To Revive the System Camera Market

1.5 Decisions to Make Now About Your Next HOW Event

If you are supporting a HOW event in the next, let’s say, three to six months, it’s time to plan for it to be both in-person and virtual. In fact, that’s the decision we recently made for Pilgrimage 2021, the regional HOW event of the NC Conference of the United Methodist Church. With the increased […]

1.5 Decisions to Make Now About Your Next HOW Event

The Return of the Roadie and the Roar of the Industry

I was in the middle of writing a blog post on a different topic altogether when I came across an article in the Wall Street Journal that immediately captured my attention. Published Monday, March 29, the piece is titled, “As Concerts Prepare to Return From Pandemic Lockdown, Roadies Have Moved On.” I was curious to […]

The Return of the Roadie and the Roar of the Industry

As Churches Return To Live Events and Services, What Next?

A year ago, churches nationwide unexpectedly were thrust into exclusively doing virtual events and services, over many months. With churches recently returning to live services, and the worst relating to the pandemic seemingly behind us … what now? Over these past 12 months, churches have adapted on the fly. Many have begun hosting live services […]

As Churches Return To Live Events and Services, What Next?

When Do I Think Live Events Will Return?

Simply stated, mid-September 2021. Decimated by COVID-19, most that are still standing have turned to virtual events. But, in those cases, you are trading dollars for dimes. Live events will not make any sort of significant recovery in 2021, I am sad to say. I miss them as much as anyone. But until we have […]

When Do I Think Live Events Will Return?

A Pandemic Success Story — What AV Can Learn From WWE

World Wrestling Entertainment is a sport that relies on fan engagement and interaction more than any other. A big reason for that is the fact that it is staged. Yes, there is a substantial degree of physicality that goes into it, along with choreography and excellent timing. Yet, in the end, we know it is […]

A Pandemic Success Story — What AV Can Learn From WWE

Crew Call: Event Planning During a Pandemic

Time marches on, but not fast enough. Our industry has been adept in helping clients transition from live events to virtual events, thereby keeping us all in business to some degree. However, some types of events — training, demos, straightforward business meetings — may never return to the live stage. Videoconferencing offers all the efficiency […]

Crew Call: Event Planning During a Pandemic

Disguise Launches r17 Update to Live-Events Design Software

disguise launched the r17 update to its live-events design software Wednesday. disguise software enables users to previsualize every pixel of a project before an event or installation. Doing this helps users align every stakeholder ahead of time and deliver on schedule. R17 introduces previsualization to Manipulators that give users the ability to select multiple objects […]

Disguise Launches r17 Update to Live-Events Design Software

DPA Takes Aim at Live Events Market with DPA 2028 Vocal Mic

DPA Microphones added to its live events microphone lineup with the 2028 vocal microphone. The 2028 is designed for live stage performances, broadcast and pro AV applications. The 2028 needs no (or very little) EQ to sound just like you are standing next to the singer listening to their performance. This allows the artist to […]

DPA Takes Aim at Live Events Market with DPA 2028 Vocal Mic

Could the Acquisition of DeltaLive UK by L-Acoustics Have a Trickle-Down Effect?

L-Acoustics announced its intent to take a majority stake in DeltaLive UK (Delta Sound Incorporated (UK) Ltd.), an audiovisual services and rental company. This operation follows the November 2018 acquisition by L-Acoustics Group of HGP, a manufacturer of precision sheet metal, and its sibling entity, API, specialized in powder coating. For the founders of DeltaLive […]

Could the Acquisition of DeltaLive UK by L-Acoustics Have a Trickle-Down Effect?

Zhiyun Debuts DSLR Camera Stabilizer Dubbed CRANE 3 LAB

Zhiyun has announced the CRANE 3 LAB gimbal for professional DSLR and cinema-grade cameras. The CRANE 3 LAB features an L-shaped design, an integrated wireless image transmission system and ViaTouch control system for operation. The CRANE 3 LAB has a protruded control stick to help provide stability and comfort. Zhiyun says it creates a natural […]

Zhiyun Debuts DSLR Camera Stabilizer Dubbed CRANE 3 LAB

Mackie Expands DL Series Lineup With Two New Models

Mackie today announced two all-new DL Series digital mixers, the 16-channel DL16S and 32-channel DL32S Wireless Digital Live Sound Mixers with Built-In Wi-Fi for Multi-Platform Control. The DL16S and DL32S offer an all-new affordable, Built-Like-A-Tank stagebox form factor with built-in Wi-Fi. Both models have built-in Wi-Fi networking and multi-platform support on the Master Fader control app. The DL32S and DL16S offer Onyx+ mic preamps, fully loaded DSP […]

Mackie Expands DL Series Lineup With Two New Models

Waves Audio Debuts MultiRack Software

Waves Audio has debuted Waves MultiRack, a software host that lets FOH and monitor engineers run multiple, simultaneous instances of the same Waves plugins used in recording studios and mixing rooms. MultiRack application is designed for live sound, broadcast, post-production facilities and more. With easy setup and advanced preset capabilities, MultiRack delivers all the flexibility […]

Waves Audio Debuts MultiRack Software

Waves Offers Dugan Automixer + Dugan Speech Plugin Bundle

Waves Audio just debuted its Dugan Automixer + Dugan Speech plugin bundle. Using these two plugins for auto-mixing several mics in real time (one for the eMotion LV1 mixer and one for other live consoles via MultiRack) makes mixing microphones simple. Dugan Speech and Dugan Automixer are a solution for broadcast news panels, radio and […]

Waves Offers Dugan Automixer + Dugan Speech Plugin Bundle

Want to Use Both Hands to Control Live Events While Standing?

Gig Gear has announced the addition of the Two Hand Touch Harness, a wearable iPad and tablet case that is secured to the chest via a flexible harness, leaving both hands available to interface with remote mixing apps and other apps necessary during live production. These days remote mixing on an iPad or tablet is […]

Want to Use Both Hands to Control Live Events While Standing?

Delvcam 12G-SDI Monitor Supports 4K Single Link and Features a Four Screen Multiviewer

Delvcam introduces a new rack-mountable LCD monitor with 12G-SDI interfaces that supports 4K single link connections. The Delvcam DELV-12GSDI-15 6RU rack mountable broadcast monitor features a 15.6-inch IPS LCD screen with split, quad and full screen viewing options, as well as a picture-in-picture function and a high contrast display. With multiple 12G-SDI, 3G-SDI, and HDMI interfaces, this monitor is […]

Delvcam 12G-SDI Monitor Supports 4K Single Link and Features a Four Screen Multiviewer

RCF Adds to TT+ Theater & Touring Series with New TTS15-A and TTS18-A MK2

According to RSF, the design philosophy for the RCF TT+ Series is based on offering the sound engineer solutions with the ability to provide controlled and consistent sound definition at high output levels for applications ranging from concert halls and houses of worship to touring and stadium situations. The strength of the product is based on the fact that […]

RCF Adds to TT+ Theater & Touring Series with New TTS15-A and TTS18-A MK2

Roland Ships V-60HD Multi-Format Video Switcher

Roland Professional A/V is now shipping the V-60HD, a compact, integrated video switcher and audio mixer. Its feature set is designed for live event production as well as broadcast, recording and streaming. The V-60HD supports SDI camera inputs plus scaled HDMI inputs for data, computer, tablet and other video sources via a variety of video connections, plus a Program and independent […]

Roland Ships V-60HD Multi-Format Video Switcher

Allen & Heath’s New SQ Series Is a Compact, 96kHz Digital Mixing Solution

With its 96kHz XCVI FPGA engine, Allen & Heath’s new SQ Series Digital Mixers bring the high-resolution audio performance of the company’s dLive Digital Mixing System to a compact, cost-effective and customizable platform.  SQ Series mixers are designed for a wide range of applications. Live sound engineers can customize the mixer’s workflow using a capacitive touchscreen, illuminated rotary […]

Allen & Heath’s New SQ Series Is a Compact, 96kHz Digital Mixing Solution

New AmpliVox Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus PA System Debuts

AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced an upgraded version of its all-in-one PA system, adding a better battery and better sound quality for large venues. The SW925 Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus can support wireless microphones, stream music from Bluetooth-equipped devices and pair with supplementary speakers to provide customized sound coverage for audiences up to 7500 people or areas up to 15,000 square […]

New AmpliVox Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus PA System Debuts

Ferrofish A32 Dante AD/DA Converter Ships

Ferrofish announced that its new A32 Dante interface is now shipping. With a 368-channel capacity that supports AD/DA Dante, MADI and ADAT formats, the A32 Dante is designed for broadcast, live and installed sound environments. With its Dante networking capability and support for MADI and ADAT formats, the Ferrofish A32 Dante works in professional broadcast environments, complex AV installations and live sound productions. The […]

Ferrofish A32 Dante AD/DA Converter Ships

RHC’s Stagemaster Debuts Line of USB Adapters for Audio Applications

StageMASTER has introduced three brand new USB Record/Play Adapters to its line of sound solutions. These adapters allow customers to plug directly into a computer without the need for additional driver/software installation. The first of the three USB Record/Play Adapters is the SMA-USB-8GB-10. This product functions as two adapters in one, with an XLRF for analog to digital […]

RHC’s Stagemaster Debuts Line of USB Adapters for Audio Applications