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Legrand Signs Deal to Buy Luxul Wireless

Legrand Signs Deal to Buy Luxul Wireless

From now on, Luxul will be more than "Simply connected." It will be largely connnected to an industry powerhouse: Legrand signed an agreement to acquire Luxul Wireless. The Luxul networking family includes a full line of router, switch and wireless solutions for custom integration systems for residential as well as small-to-medium business (SMB) markets. With sales of $5.3 billion in 2015, Legrand's portfolio of product lines include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, QMotion, Quiktron, Rarit... Read more

Portrait Displays Buys SpectraCal

Portrait Displays Buys SpectraCal

Two display enhancement and calibration tool developers become one as Portrait Displays acquires SpectraCal, creating a "leading end-to-end provider of display control, custom software and colour accuracy-solutions." “Joining forces with SpectraCal was a natural next step for us in broadening our product offering to meet more sophisticated customer requirements,” Portrait Displays says. “SpectraCal’s success with CalMAN color calibration software applications and turnkey integration with the leading color measurement devices is highly compl... Read more

The Calibre of a Winner

The Calibre of a Winner

Don’t you hate those trade show contests where you never find out the winner? If you were at the Calibre stand at ISE 2016 and took their retro video arcade challenge, we’ve got the details of the winner right here. Chris Parnell, hitting a remarkable high-score of 23,330 points in the Calibre retro arcade game challenge won for his company a Calibre LEDView730 4K LED screen scaler-switcher (optimized for driving LED video walls of any size). Coinciding with Calibre’s move to Hall 11, Calibre had a fun retro-themed booth where hundreds of ... Read more

The “Bentley” of Aerial Platforms

The “Bentley” of Aerial Platforms

With its agile but elegant flight characteristics, Aerotain calls its UAV Skye, and describes it as “the Bentley of aerial platforms.” Lifted by helium and with movements powered by electrical motors, Skye is an eye in the sky offering new horizons in aerial entertainment. Thanks to patented technology, makers say it offers “astonishing movements” that “no currently available UAV allows.” We’ll let you look at the videos and decide for yourself. Scalable payloads enable it to carry heavy cameras for live streams and aerial cinematography, ... Read more

Solus Robots at DSE 2016

Solus Robots at DSE 2016

Solus Robots, maker of life-size robots between $5,000 & $12,000, were on show at DSE 2016. This supports, once more, our contention here at rAVe EUROPE that “robotics” is a new category of digital signage that should be recognized—and exploited by integrators. We are hardly over the battle of “Are We in the IT Business?” and reluctant to start the new dialogue about drones and AV… but the truth is we must go where video goes in order to thrive. Solus wants to provide commercial enterprises with affordable and easy to use robots to engage i... Read more

Industry Interview: Gordon Dutch, MD, Peerless-AV EMEA

Industry Interview: Gordon Dutch, MD, Peerless-AV EMEA

rAVe EUROPE catches up with Gordon Dutch, MD at Peerless-AV EMEA to pose questions about ISE 2016, European expansion and the latest products. Peerless-AV is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of AV solutions. From its global HQ in USA (Aurora, IL), Peerless-AV manufactures more than 3,600 products and their installation products are found in most major sports stadia in USA. For the past seven years, since Peerless-AV acquired its UK distribution company BBG, Dutch has been charged with growing the business in EMEA from its Eur... Read more

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Portrait Displays Buys SpectraCal

Portrait Displays Buys SpectraCal

Two display enhancement and calibration tool developers become one as Portrait Displays acquires SpectraCal, creating a "leading end-to-end provider of display control, custom software and colour accuracy-solutions." “Joining forces with SpectraCal... Read more

Industry News

Legrand Signs Deal to Buy Luxul Wireless

Legrand Signs Deal to Buy Luxul Wireless

From now on, Luxul will be more than "Simply connected." It will be largely connnected to an industry powerhouse: Legrand signed an agreement to acquire Luxul Wireless. The Luxul networking family includes a... Read more

Conferencing & Collaboration

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Microsoft's "Holoportation" Could Change Communication

Microsoft shows a new proof-of-concept: holoportation. Microsoft wants to make holographic phone calls and video conferences as natural as face-to-face communication. Using 3D capture technology and their new HoloLens, they hope... Read more

Audio

Amate Audio’s Curved Compact Array Cabinet

Amate Audio’s Curved Compact Array Cabinet

Amate Audio challenges the market-leaders in compact line-arrays with a radical new compact curvature array cabinet: the Xcellence. X12CLA is an ultra-compact, self-powered, DSP controllable constant directivity array cabinet-- one... Read more

Mounts and Accessories

V-Towers, Portable LED Screen Support

V-Towers, Portable LED Screen Support

The V-Tower is a four-legged, insect-looking video tower --and when completely erected, the bottom of the screen can reach as high as 3 meters (10 feet). At almost 2 meters (6.5... Read more

Digital Signage

Extron's Room Scheduling Software Adds Multi-Language Support

Extron's Room Scheduling Software Adds Multi-Language Support

Extron Electronics announces the availability of Room Agent version 1.1. Room Agent software turns TouchLink Pro touchpanels into full-featured room booking appliances that display a room’s meeting information and availability. With Room... Read more

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Industry Interview: Gordon Dutch, MD, Peerless-AV EMEA

Industry Interview: Gordon Dutch, MD, Peerless-AV EMEA

rAVe EUROPE catches up with Gordon Dutch, MD at Peerless-AV EMEA to pose questions about ISE 2016, European expansion and the latest products. Peerless-AV is a leading designer, manufacturer... Read more