Integrated Systems Europe 2018

ISE, Integrated Systems Europe, has become the first stop of the year for manufacturers and integrators throughout the world. There were over 200 new product announcements last year. This gives you a running start on designs and system refreshes starting in the next few months. We will be there and we want to meet you. If you are not making the trek, no worries. This ISE 2018 special section of the AVNation website will have all our shows, interviews, booth tours, and more. It’s a great way to get the integrator’s perspective of Integrated Systems Europe 2017. Coverage of ISE 2018 is made possible thanks to Control4 and our underwriters.

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At Integrated Systems Europe 2018 Tim Troast from Middle Atlantic talks with us about their vertical mounting solution. It is a modular rack system that allows audiovisual integrators to install adjustable rack solutions. The solution comes with various options that allow for wire management, vertical mounting, and other options. There are pre-packaged skews as well … Read more

Laser projectors, PixelNet 2.0, and MultiTaction partnership at ISE 2018

Torus power describes their dedicated cinema and multimedia room isolated power for audiovisual dealers to provide clean, uninterrupted power.

Jason Evans from Legrand’s Nuvo discusses their new Din Rail audio system. The new distributed audio product allows you to put together up to four zones of streaming audio in one Din Rail rack. You can control the various zones from the app as well as a Nuvo control system. To watch the rest of … Read more

Justin Kennington from SDVoE talks with Matt Scott about the alliance’s first year anniversary. With so many video over the network, what are the benefits of SDVoE’s 10 Gb network? Matt and Justin talk about 4:4:4, compression, and 4K over the network. Plus the addition of SDVoE’s first residential member. To watch the rest of … Read more

Peerless AV’s Nick Belcore talks with Matt Scott about their new kiosk solutions and how they are able to manage the heat involved with outdoor displays. Peerless AV also has a new LED mounting solution that provides audiovisual installers obvious connection points when installing. To watch the rest of our ISE 2018 videos click here.

Power is universal, but power is handled differently in different parts of the world. Lauren Simmen from SurgeX talks about the basics of surge elimination, power anomalies, and power across the globe. Simmen discusses how SurgeX helps audiovisual integrators diagnose the health of the power coming into a facility. To watch the rest of AVNation’s ISE … Read more

Matt Scott talks with Samsung and Harman about a partnership for Samsung LED Cinema displays at ISE 2018. Currently, the sound system lives behind an acoustically transparent screen. With the partnership between Samsung and Harman Professional, their new LED coupled with Harman audio provides a unique audio and video experience that is already being rolled … Read more

Listen Technologies’ Doug Taylor talks with Matt Scott about the one year anniversary of Listen Talk. Listen Talk started out as a tour product but has evolved over the last year as audiovisual integrators have started deploying the system. Taylor also discusses translation products and hearing assist systems that are sent over Wi-fi networks. To … Read more

Projecta relies on their audiovisual dealers to help drive the development of screens, housing, and control protocols. ISE 2018

AVNation’s Matt Scott learns what Legrand Integration Solutions is and how it helps audiovisual integrators. Legrand’s various companies come together under one centralized program. The company aims to take their disparate products and shows AV dealers how they can work together to create integrated solutions for their clients. To watch the rest of AVNation’s ISE … Read more

Barco’s Suchit Rout gives AVNation a tour around what Barco hopes is the future of enterprise audiovisual meetings.

Daniel Schwartzberg from the HDBaseT Alliance talks with Tim Albright about the network of companies and the transport network at Integrated Systems Europe 2018. They also discuss a new chip that allows switching of HDBaseT signals inside the chip. Schwartzberg also discusses the development of HDBaseT networking video technology. To watch the rest of our … Read more

Talking with Melissa Rone of Da-Lite about how the Legrand brand is helping audiovisual dealers design and install ProAV systems for future resolutions; up to 16 K.

Chaz Porter from FSR talks with AVNation’s Matt Scott about the infrastructure company’s return to Integrated Systems Europe. Porter discusses the various skews they have for the different parts of the world. FSR also showed off their Huddle Room enclosures that allow equipment to be used and then hidden away. To view the rest of … Read more

Presentation switching, HDBaseT extenders, and expanding into the EMEA market.

Auto-magical fixing edge-blending projectors at ISE 2018.

Product manager, Gerrit Vermeir from Barco talks about their newest video wall, UniSee. UniSee won two AVNation Readers’ Choic Awards. Gerrit talks about the ease of installation, constant color correction, and modular nature of the video wall product. He also explains what the “power of gravity” means to the team at Barco. To watch the … Read more

Harman talks about audiovisual signals being sent over IP and the flexibility for ProAV installers using a 1 gig network.

ISE growth, InfoComm Show 2018, redefining InfoComm to AVIXA

Frank Pelkoffer from Utelogy announces their expansion into the European market with partner U-Topia. Jonathon Mangnell from U-Topia talks with Pelkoffer and Steve Greenblatt about the software platform’s plans for the EMEA market. Pelkoffer also gets into the newest iteration of their platform. To watch the rest of AVNation’s ISE 2018 coverage click here.

Greg Mattson from QSC’s programming team talks about “lifting the veil” on the control parts of QSys. With an army of QSC DSP programmers, Mattson discusses the time and investment audiovisual integrators will need to make to turn their team into QSys control programmers. To view the rest of our ISE 2018 videos click here.

Josh Thurman from Luxul explains the Epic Platform and how it helps the audiovisual dealers monitor and maintain AV networks. One aspect of the platform is embedded Domotz into the Luxul platform. Thurman also explains how Luxul is extending wireless and the multi-WAN devices are extending wireless throughout large footprint home installations. To watch the rest … Read more

Exterity’s Colin Farquhar talks with AVNation about how they work with audiovisual integrators. Exterity helps AV dealers with training and help with the presentation of the content. The Exterity training takes place around the world and is best experienced in-person, according to Farquhar. To watch the rest of AVNation’s ISE 2018 coverage click here. 

At Integrated Systems Europe 2018, John Ivey from Atlas IED shows us his newest invention.

Berry Shields from Meridian Audio talks with Matt Scott about their new HDMI processor and how Meridian is handling the audio from Blu Ray. Shields also discusses their new streaming solution speaker that allows dealers to incorporate music streaming from consumer devices into their audiovisual systems. To watch the rest of our coverage from ISE … Read more

We talk with Jeff Singer from Crestron about their DM NVX video transport, how selling room systems differ from selling boxes, and cloud audiovisual at Integrated Systems Europe 2018.

The biggest problem with LED display technology today is not which screen is better. The biggest problem is deciding who to buy from.

Rob Houston from Biamp talks with Control Concepts’ Steve Greenblatt about new microphone technology, audio processing, and more at Integrated Systems Europe 2018.

Steve Choi from Samsung North America talks about the Harman acquisition, leveraging multiple brands, and large format LED installations. “The Wall” is their modular micro-LED display system that was shown first at CES 2018. The brightness and color depth can be seen in the video. Choi also discusses the newest collaboration between Samsung and Harman … Read more

We came to you live from ISE 2018, the world’s biggest audiovisual trade show. With over 80,000 attendees, ISE has become an important milestone in an AV professional’s year. We sat down with Polycom to discuss unified communication, collaboration, and working in far-flung locations. We also talked about how manufacturers can help dealers solve the … Read more

Integrated Systems Europe 2018 had Beth Peterson from Vaddio talking with Tim Albright about Vaddio’s new ceiling doc cam. The camera frees up teaching space by placing the camera in the ceiling. They also discussed new camera options for traditional codecs, and hiding PTZ cameras when they are not in use.

Taking their successful line array speakers, Harman has released a smaller version for the commercial audiovisual market. These speakers are rated for outdoor or indoor use. The new JBL line arrays can be used in sports venues for zoned audio, gymnasiums, and more. The speakers should be available in mid-2018.  

A Newbie’s First Impressions of #ISE2018 ISE, International Systems Europe, is an exceptional trade show experience. So much so that, should I have to choose only one AV exhibition to attend next year, it will be ISE. Amsterdam is a better host city than Orlando or Las Vegas; more interesting, more intimate and much more … Read more

In the summer of 2017 Legrand purchased Milestone. Since then, the brands have worked together integrating the various brands. At Integrated Systems Europe 2018 we were presented with one of the results of that integration. Karen Smidt from Chief shows a new display mount with integrated mounting technology, the result of Chief and Middle Atlantic … Read more

At Integrated Systems Europe last year, Harman announced a new huddle space device, Acendo. This year they are expanding on that product with an Acendo for a bigger space. Harman is also integrating the camera and speaker system with a BSS DSP for echo cancellation and more.

DSP and AV on the network with Kramer Electronics at #ISE2018

Control4 has developed new training for Control4 and Pakedge dealers to get audiovisual industry professionals up to speed on networking in an AV space. The program is currently only open to Control4, Pakedge, or Triad dealers. Control4 is up to their third training level and is looking to expand even more. Matt Scott talks with … Read more

CEDIA’s Tabatha O’Connor talks education and expansion at #ISE2018

From the award-winning Triad One to custom speakers, we talk with Control4 about their first ISE showing Triad Speakers. The control company purchased Triad in the second half of 2017. We discuss streaming and custom-made speakers.

Biamp’s Zack Snook discusses new beam forming mics at #ISE2018

On the first day of Integrated Systems Europe, Control4 announced a new wireless controller, the CA-1. The unit can be used to control wirelessly controlled devices throughout the home. The CA-1 is shipping as of this writing. You can control the devices through the Control4 app or any number of Control4 controllers.

Previewing Nureva’s interactivity, UCC, and more before #ISE2018

RTI moving into commercial control and automation ahead of #ISE2018

Metra Home Theater talks HDMI problem solving ahead of #ISE2018

Expect Wi-Fi extenders, Domotz embedded, and network monitoring from Luxul at #ISE2018

Listen Technologies and Wi-Fi audio ahead of ISE 2018

Brady Bruce of InFocus on new products, updated software, and projectors for ISE 2018

Coffee, beam microphones, and more. Biamp previews ISE 2018

Barco talks #ISE2018 with golden ClickShare buttons, Unisee, and more

A preview of Projecta’s projection screen innovations ahead of ISE 2018

KanexPro talks about HDBaseT, HDMI 2.1, and a 9-input presentation switcher ahead of ISE 2018.

Previewing ISE 2018, control, DSP, and more with QSC

Talking a return to ISE 2018, global products, and more with FSR’s Chaz Porter.

Join AVNation for a live broadcast at ISE 2018 in the Polycom stand. February 6 from 5 – 6 pm local time we will be broadcasting live from the Polycom stand.

Monitoring, control, and expanding internationally. Previewing ISE 2018 with utelogy

Enables 4K Video Tiling Over the Network to an Infinite Number of Screens  LARGO, Fla. — Jan. 23, 2018 — Just Add Power (J+P), the leader in Ultra HD over IP, today announced it will demonstrate its award-winning 3G+4+ Tiling Transmitter at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam. The world’s first 4K network video tiler, it allows … Read more

Previewing ISE 2018 and Middle Atlantic’s stand in Hall 1.

Video and control company, Key Digital announces move to 4K as they preview ISE2018

Our friends at Vaddio shows off new products ahead of Integrated Systems Europe

Network education, hands-on speaker demos, and more.Control4 preview of their ISE 2018 stand.

What to expect from the SDVoE Alliance at ISE 2018

Previewing Kramer Electronics’ stand at ISE 2018

AVIXA previews their stand at ISE 2018

Previewing RevoLabs ISE 2018 experience with Meghan Kennelly

Previewing TIDE at ISE 2018.

HDBaseT Alliance previews their stand in Hall 5 at ISE 2018

A preview of Harman Professional’s ISE 2018 stand.

Previewing ISE 2018 with Mitch Klein and the Z-Wave Alliance.

A preview of Chief’s stand at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam.

As we gear up for Integrated Systems (ISE) 2018 we are rolling out short conversations with exhibitors at the world’s largest audiovisual trade show. We start out by talking with ISE director, Mike Blackman, about new halls, education opportunities, and the World Championship of Projection Mapping taking place during the show. The projection mapping championship … Read more

Next-generation studio monitors retain the best qualities of the original 3 Series, but now offer better performance in more production environments—along with a sleek new look. NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — HARMAN Professional Solutions, the global leader in audio, video, lighting and control systems, including networked AV, today unveiled JBL by HARMAN 3 Series MkII powered studio … Read more

SDVoE Alliance Highlights Converged Networks at ISE 2018  Demonstrations prove that true AV/IT convergence is impossible on 1G infrastructure MONTREAL — Jan. 8, 2018 — At ISE 2018 (Amsterdam, February 6-9, stand 3-B150), the SDVoE™ Alliance will feature a series of interactive, head-to-head demonstrations that highlight the pitfalls of trying to use a single 1G … Read more

Luxul’s Dual-Band Epic 3 Wireless AC31000 Router and XAP-810 AC1200 Wireless Access Point to Make European Debut at ISE 2018 DRAPER, Utah — Jan. 8, 2018 — Luxul, the leading innovator of IP networking solutions for custom installation professionals, today announced that the company will be exhibiting at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 (stand 1-Q120), … Read more

The best all-around experience AMSTERDAM, 18 DECEMBER 2017: The Smart Building conference at ISE features some of the leading names working in smart homes, offices, buildings and cities. The one-day summit features 25 experts and thought leaders including: Ger Baron, CTO, City of Amsterdam; Phil Zito, Founder, Building Automation Monthly and Cees Links, GM of … Read more

Delivering an expanded, immersive experience in 2018 AMSTERDAM, 30 NOVEMBER 2017: Integrated Systems Europe 2018 will see the premier of a range of new show initiatives designed to make the fifteenth edition of the world’s largest AV and systems integration show the most compelling so far. The move has come as the show organisers Integrated … Read more

Integrated Systems Europe has become a premiere event since its inception fifteen years ago. What started out as a 4,000 attendee show has grown to over 70,000. ISE is the most attended audio visual trade show in the world. AVNation has covered ISE for the last three years and we are excited to be returning … Read more

Ever since AVNation’s team first set foot on the show floor in Amsterdam, we could tell there was something different about ISE. The connections being made, the deals being done, and the opportunities. This was not just about audio visual integrators in the UK, or Europe, it was connecting AV professionals from all over the … Read more

Heading up and down Manhattan for a week covering all things digital signage for you. Here is our wrap up of five days in New York talking digital signage.

Video & Audio Coverage

Live staging and drones. North Americans going to ISE. When/If lasers will overtake lamp-based projectors.

From the show floor of Integrated Systems Europe 2018, we talk about how to manage projects outside your home country. The pitfalls you will have to overcome and how to get the most out of international audiovisual projects. We also talk about the best, and worst, of the biggest AV show in the world, ISE … Read more

How the ISE 2018 World Championship of Projection Mapping will help audio visual integrators.

We wrap up NYDSW 2017 with a rotating roundtable. From content creation to issues of privacy; how integrators can incorporate digital signage into their business.

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