Visit our other websites:    Consumer IT    On CE    eSP    Mobile Channels    ECI news    Digital Signage News EMEA    iChannels

Top News

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

Econocom to Buy BIS Group in Benelux

Econocom to Buy BIS Group in Benelux

Econocom Group will acquire 100% of the shares of BIS Group, a leading AV systems integrator in the Benelux market, for about €18.5 million in cash ($20.2 million in cash less escrow and fees). The seller is Mood Media, based in USA. Subject to the approval of the competition authorities, this would add the €50 million turnover from BIS Group (220+ employees) to Econocom's  €2.5 billion (10,000+ employees). For Econocom, this deal strengthens their "dynamic media market" (indoor and outdoor digital signage, video conference rooms, smart bu... Read more

How to Design Brilliant Meeting Room AV in 3 Easy Steps

How to Design Brilliant Meeting Room AV in 3 Easy Steps

by Ian Benneyworth, Project Manager at Anna Valley Over 15 years in the industry I’ve Installed, designed and serviced my fair share of meeting room AV solutions. It’s not just about installing a screen onto a wall, with a cable connected to a laptop, there are many other factors that affect not only the room, but the people that use it. After overseeing hundreds of meeting room AV installations across Google offices in EMEA between 2011 and 2015, I’ve come to believe that, the only difference between designing a boardroom, conference room ... Read more

CEDIA Sells Off Its Annual Trade Show

CEDIA Sells Off Its Annual Trade Show

CEDIA announces the sale of its USA flagship trade event, just two weeks before the ISE 2017 in Amsterdam which CEDIA co-owns. With 19,000 attendees visiting more than 500 exhibitors (and 100 of them first time exhibitors), CEDIA 2016 was clearly a successful event. So why sell it? Obviously CEDIA decided they weren't in the trade show business. It's hard when you have a big annual event. It's "only once a year" but you need staff working 12 months on it. That drains the profitability of the event but also drains valuable staff resources. ... Read more

JOAN, the ePaper Meeting Room Solution

JOAN, the ePaper Meeting Room Solution

JOAN is the first ePaper solution for meeting rooms and has already won a Red Dot design award. While JOAN is all about improving office productivity, most buyers focus on the energy-savings and the pricing. Meanwhile the installers point to the wireless operation, the easy-to-mount system (even works for glass doors). We interviewed Jasna Klemenc Puntar, Product Manager for Joan, Meeting Room Assistant… It now seems like there are a lot of meeting room solutions out there...where does JOAN fit in? Joan is perfect for glass walls and huddle... Read more

Vision Targets Buyer Expectations with Core Promises

Vision Targets Buyer Expectations with Core Promises

You may know the VISION brand (it's been around since 2001) but their 2017 New Year's Resolution is to capture the essence of the brand and share that with the marketplace. We talked to Managing Director, Stuart Lockhart, about the brand, its 2017 range and what's coming at ISE 2017. Stuart, what's on the 2017 agenda for Vision brand? Well, every brand starts off and then finds itself defined by the market and its customers. We took an inventory last year, focusing on our brand and the brand assets that have developed over time and at gre... Read more

Use Android Devices with Extron AV Control Systems

Use Android Devices with Extron AV Control Systems

Extron Electronics announces immediate availability of Extron Control for Android. Extron Control is an easy-to-use AV control system app that gives users complete access to Extron control systems directly from an iPad and now from Android devices. Tap the Extron Control icon and connect to your chosen room. Extron Control automatically loads the user interfaces present on many Extron control products without a lengthy setup and customization process. The familiar interfaces emulate the TouchLink Pro touchpanel, eBUS button panel, or MediaLi... Read more

Categories

Displays

When It Comes to Video Walls, Bigger is Better

When It Comes to Video Walls, Bigger is Better

The VWPOP85 pop-out universal multi-screen video wall mount has been a large success for Edbak. A big part of the reason for its success is…well, how large it is. This unit... Read more

Industry News

Econocom to Buy BIS Group in Benelux

Econocom to Buy BIS Group in Benelux

Econocom Group will acquire 100% of the shares of BIS Group, a leading AV systems integrator in the Benelux market, for about €18.5 million in cash ($20.2 million in cash less... Read more

Conferencing & Collaboration

JOAN, the ePaper Meeting Room Solution

JOAN, the ePaper Meeting Room Solution

JOAN is the first ePaper solution for meeting rooms and has already won a Red Dot design award. While JOAN is all about improving office productivity, most buyers focus on... Read more

Audio

Extron’s New AXI Series Dante Audio Interfaces

Extron’s New AXI Series Dante Audio Interfaces

Extron Electronics introduces two new products in the Extron AXI family of Dante audio interfaces. The AXI 22 AT and the AXI 44 AT analog audio to Dante interfaces feature... Read more

Mounts and Accessories

Peerless-AV to Intro New Solutions at ISE 2017

Peerless-AV to Intro New Solutions at ISE 2017

Peerless-AV will be showcasing numerous new product innovations, including the SmartMount Universal Full Service and Flat Wall LED Mounting System, a 75" indoor digital signage kiosk, a 49" High-bright Xtreme... Read more

Digital Signage

Avenview’s Newest Signage Player

Avenview’s Newest Signage Player

Avenview Corp releases a digital signage player, the AVSignPro (MP-1080HD). With a hardware based, fanless design, the AVSignPro is positioned as an easy-to- use, plug-and-play device that comes with... Read more

Feature

How to Design Brilliant Meeting Room AV in 3 Easy Steps

How to Design Brilliant Meeting Room AV in 3 Easy Steps

by Ian Benneyworth, Project Manager at Anna Valley Over 15 years in the industry I’ve Installed, designed and serviced my fair share of meeting room AV solutions. It’s not just about installing... Read more