SDVoE Technology Bolsters Mission-Critical Content for the European Parliament with Over 1,000 Endpoints

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The European Parliament (EP) is one of three legislative bodies of the European Union, a political and economic union of 27 member states. It’s also home to one of its seven institutions. Founded on September 10, 1952, Parliament is responsible for adopting European legislation. It is the European Union’s only directly elected institution. With 705 […]

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European Parliament Integrates IDK Corporation’s IP-NINJAR Pro Series for Switching and Scalability Within Its Chambers

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The European Parliament (EP) is one of three legislative bodies of the European Union, a political and economic union of 27 member states. It’s also home to one of its seven institutions. Founded on September 10, 1952, Parliament is responsible for adopting European legislation. It is the European Union’s only directly elected institution. With 705 members, Parliament […]

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The SDVoE Alliance, Semtech and Audinate Collaborate for Dante Reference Design

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MONTREAL (June 3, 2022) – The SDVoE Alliance, a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, announces a collaboration with Semtech and Audinate for a turnkey reference design that simplifies AV-over-IP by combining the power of SDVoE video and Dante audio, discovery, […]

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SDVoE Alliance Welcomes QSC as New Member

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MONTREAL (May 31, 2022) – The SDVoE Alliance, a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, announces QSC has joined the Alliance as an adopting member. QSC is a globally-recognized technology and software manufacturer of Q-SYS™, a cloud-manageable audio, video, and control […]

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InfoComm Survival Guide- [Un]Compressed Video

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Well it’s trade show season and the press releases are starting to pour in.  Before you head onto the InfoComm ’22 floor, it’s a good idea to polish your armor to best avoid being hit with a poison arrow of misinformation. If you missed my first post on “deceptive specs” you should check it out […]

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PTN Joins SDVoE Alliance As Adopting Member

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The SDVoE Alliance announced PTN has joined the SDVoE Alliance as an adopting member. PTN Electronics is a contract manufacturer that has been focused on ProAV engineering and manufacturing since 2008. PTN provides OEM and ODM services supported through SMT production lines and metal production lines. Originating in Shenzhen, PTN has a factory in a TAA country […]

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What’s Up With LAVNCH: March Events

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THE rAVe Agency has been busy planning and preparing tons of new LAVNCH & LEARNs and events. These events are educational and informative to help out both the new and experienced AV pros in our industry. From educational sessions on the newest tech to encouraging series on getting hired, we’ve got something for everyone. Let’s […]

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WyreStorm Technologies Corp. Upgrades to Contributing Member Status with SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance announces WyreStorm Technologies Corp., has upgraded its membership with the SDVoE Alliance to a contributing member. WyreStorm is a vertically integrated prime manufacturer of award-winning AV distribution and unified communication solutions for commercial pro AV, residential CI and many more various global markets. “We are excited that WyreStorm has upgraded from an […]

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What’s Up With LAVNCH: February Events

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THE rAVe Agency has been busy planning and preparing tons of new LAVNCH & LEARNs and events. These events are educational and informative to help out both the new and experienced AV pros in our industry. From educational sessions on the newest tech to encouraging series on getting hired, we’ve got something for everyone. Let’s […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

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Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Advantech Expands Membership With the SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance announced that Advantech has expanded its membership in the SDVoE Alliance as a contributing member. Advantech has added a range of SDVoE-compliant products to their 4K video processing product portfolio aimed at medical, industrial and professional audiovisual applications. Advantech’s SDVoE-compliant products include a 4K SDVoE hybrid encoder/recorder, an HDMI-over-IP multicast transceiver system […]

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SDVoE Tech and Black Box’s MCX AV-over-IP System Provide Perfect Platform for Esports and Gaming Center at UNC Chapel Hill

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The Carolina Gaming Arena at UNC-Chapel Hill is a place for students to come together, find others within the on-campus gaming community and celebrate everything students do in the area of gaming, be it social, academic or research-oriented. UNC-Chapel Hill has put targeted programming and support models in place to support healthy gaming practices and curtail the negative effects […]

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What’s Up With LAVNCH: January Events

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THE rAVe Agency has been busy planning and preparing tons of new LAVNCH & LEARNs and events. These events are educational and informative to help out both the new and experienced AV pros in our industry. From educational sessions on the newest tech to encouraging series on getting hired, we’ve got something for everyone. Let’s […]

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SDVoE Alliance Drives Content With NETGEAR, Aurora Multimedia and SNA Displays in New York City Retail and Entertainment Complex

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American Dream is an expansive retail and entertainment complex nestled outside of New York City. The mall features an array of entertainment, including the Nickelodeon Universe theme park, Big Snow American Dream ski slopes, a 25,000-square foot “City Under the Sea”-themed aquarium and the DreamWorks Water Park. The ultimate luxury destination, The Avenue, features an […]

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SDVoE Alliance Announces Debut of SDVoE LIVE! Season 2

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  The SDVoE Alliance announced the Nov. 2 debut of SDVoE LIVE!, season 2. The 30-minute shows are scheduled for every other Tuesday and will be hosted by SDVoE Alliance president Justin Kennington from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and co-host Matt Dodd, SDVoE Alliance head of education from Tiverton, UK. Thought leaders from throughout the ProAV industry will join […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1068: SDVoE Now Does 8K, Will Debut APIs at rAVe rePLAY 2021

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The SDVoE Alliance picked THE rAVe Agency’s rePLAY 2021 event — the week after InfoComm (Nov. 2-4 2021) — to not only launch 8K over the SDVoE ecosystem but the organization is also using rePLAY to show you how its new API works! Gary was joined by SDVoE’s Justin Kennington to talk about 8K, the API, Season […]

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Advantech Joins SDVoE Alliance as Adopting Member

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The SDVoE Alliance announced Thursday that Advantech has joined it as an adopting member. Advantech plans to introduce a series of SDVoE-compliant products to its portfolio of 4K video processing and transport products with a particular focus on medical, industrial and ProAV applications. The initial products will include bidirectional HDMI extenders and multi-port equivalents that […]

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VuWall Joins SDVoE Alliance as Adopting Member

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The SDVoE Alliance announced that VuWall, a video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions company, has joined the SDVoE Alliance as an adopting member. VuWall’s TRx management platform has always been compatible with SDVoE technology. However, VuWall’s recent launch of its VuStream 500 Series of receivers and transmitters completes the company’s SDVoE offering. The […]

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SDVoE LIVE! Debut Episodes Glistened & Gleaned, Just in Time for the Holidays

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST  Tired of the same ol’ online content? Miss in-person trade shows and live AV education? SDVoE hears your pain. Instead of sulking over it, the association responded with an idea. No live events in 2020 be darned! (Using our PG language here…) SDVoE’s idea materialized into a fun new project […]

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The SDVoE Alliance Announces 2021 Board of Directors

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced its 2021 board of directors made up of ProAV experts from the six steering member companies — Black Box, Christie, IDK Corporation, NETGEAR, Semtech and ZeeVee — plus Grandbeing who won this year’s election to represent the contributing member companies. Justin Kennington retains his role as president of the SDVoE […]

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SDVoE to Debut Live ProAV Edutainment Program

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced the Dec. 1 debut of “SDVoE LIVE! Tuesday Talk with AV Pros”, a new edutainment program featuring ProAV news commentary, training on a variety of important ProAV concepts, illuminating case studies, panel discussions and more. The 30-minute shows are scheduled for every other Tuesday and will be hosted by SDVoE […]

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A Recap of LAVNCH EMEA’s ProAV Control Session

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Control is an AV topic that doesn’t “show” its glitz and glamor to the masses — but it’s usually the technology doing the hard work in the background. Control is a critical component to successful AV systems, and today’s LAVNCH EMEA Control Session made sure to tell that story. Read on for the session recap. […]

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ProAV Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: CX, Crystal Balls and a Hot Debate on AV-over-IP

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ProAV is at a crossroads today. And it’s not just because so many of us are working from home and don’t know what the commercial/business space will look like in three months, even with well-researched predictions. Big innovations in ProAV were happening long before COVID-19, but the pandemic has expedited — expedited like the first […]

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Kramer Electronics Intros SDVoE-Based, AV-Over-IP Transceiver

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Kramer Electronics’ KDS-8 is a zero-latency, SDVoE-based (10G) AV-over-IP transceiver for distributing AV signals via Ethernet over copper cable. The KDS-8 streams up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) resolution signals over a 10G network interface, providing lossless compression. The KDS-8 is a fully standard and compliant SDVoE codec, and it enables compatibility with other software and hardware […]

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“The SDVoE Show: Adventures in Pro AV Education” Launches

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MONTREAL — April 8, 2020 — The SDVoE™ Alliance today announced “The SDVoE Show: Adventures in Pro AV Education”, a new online initiative that will bring entertaining and informative content to the pro AV community. The kick-off event will be SDVoE Design Partner certification training delivered in two parts on April 21 and 23 by SDVoE […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 930: Justin Kennington and the SDVoE Alliance Will Bring Its 20/20 Training to ISE 2020

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In addition to showing the latest technical advances in 10G AV-over-IP, the SDVoE Alliance, and its 50+ partners, will be at ISE 2020 in Amsterdam. SDVoE will host its free in-stand 20/20 Training Session all show long (and the complete schedule is here). The company is in Hall 1 in Stand F40 at ISE. The […]

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NETGEAR Now Has 10G and 100G AV-Over-IP Network Switches

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NETGEAR just announced new additions to the M4300 line of switches, 16, 24 and 48-port 10 Gigabit models, previously debuted at InfoComm and aimed at the AV-over-IP market. Additionally, the new M4500 Series 100 Gigabit network switches have been added to the NETGEAR managed switch line. All of these new offerings are purpose built for […]

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Registration Opens for Fall Almo Pro AV E4 Experiences

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Almo Pro AV today officially announced that registration is open for the Fall 2019 E4 Experiences, coming to the New York Metro Area on September 25 and Atlanta on October 15. Almo to offer AV courses and certifications worth CTS Renewal Units (RUs) to E4 Experience attendees thanks to their longstanding partnership with AVIXA. This […]

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SDVoE Academy Goes Mobile — App, That Is!

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that its SDVoE Academy learning platform is now available in the app store for iOS and via Google Play for Android. The SDVoE Academy app offers free self-paced courses for AV professionals to help them develop the skills they need to take advantage of the latest technologies for AV signal […]

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SDVoE Had 45 Members, 200 Interoperable Shipping Products and 500 Certified Design Partners at InfoComm 2019

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced its latest organizational milestones. Launched just over two years ago at ISE 2017 with the goal of standardizing the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, the alliance has grown to 45 member companies shipping more than 200 interoperable products. In the run-up to InfoComm, seven […]

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