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INDUSTRY 22 CEDIA update Find out about the latest news, education opportunities and tech trends

28 AVIXA update

CONTENTS ISE 2018

INNOVATION

06 Welcome to RISE 08 Plan your visit

34 Technology overview

Make the most of your trip to Amsterdam with our advice on accommodation and things to do in the city

10 Exploring the show With a new technology zone and a new hall, plan your visit now to make sure you don’t miss anything at ISE 2018

The Official Magazine of ISE 2018 Editorial Michael Nicholson Jo Ruddock Joe Hosken Contributors Ian McMurray Cover Shutterstock Photography Maarten Schuth & Team, Shutterstock Design/Layout Dean Cook, The Magazine Production Company Floorplan Thomas Krackl and 3d-berlin Director of Marketing and Communications Stefanie Hanel Sales Ian Morrish Elisabeth Kondakow Printer ZELLE, Your Print-Management, Düsseldorf Publisher Integrated Systems Events LLC, 11242 Waples Mill Road, Suite 200, Fairfax, VA 22030 USA Copyright Integrated Systems Events. All rights reserved

The association discusses professional development, thought leadership and the thinking behind the transition to AVIXA

Discover the technologies you’ll see at ISE 2018 and how they’re shaping the industry

42 New products New products and innovations being shown at ISE 2018

ROADMAP 57 ISE 2018 sponsors and partners Our show supporters

WHAT’S ON? 12 What’s on at ISE 2018 A number of new events, tours and conferences will take place around the show we highlight what to look out for

64 Floorplan Navigate the show more easily and find key locations

67 Exhibitor listing An A-Z of companies exhibiting at ISE 2018

FOLLOW ISE 2018 www.facebook.com/integratedsystemseurope @ISE_Show www.iseurope.org/linkedin ISEamsterdam

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WELCOME TO , THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF ISE 2018 Mike Blackman, Managing Director, Integrated Systems Events

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very year, in those post-show weeks and months, we sit down as a team and analyse where ISE is - what went well and what we can improve on. ISE 2017 gave us new targets, not only in terms of the numbers, but with respect to how we further develop a quality proposition for everyone involved. We’ve kept that thought at the forefront of our minds as we’ve worked towards making ISE 2018 the best show yet. Magazine opens a window onto the show and allows us, the organisers, an opportunity to shine a light on how the market is shaping up, as we look ahead to what is now the largest AV and systems integration show in the world. This edition is full of useful information that we hope will make your visit to Amsterdam in February as enjoyable and as productive as possible. ISE is all about collaboration and connections. These pillars are at the heart of everything - from the organisational effort that goes into the show, to the business relationships that are formed and developed there. This year, we are taking collaboration in a new direction by joining forces with the Amsterdam Light Festival and the RAI Amsterdam to present the final heats of the World Masters of Projection Mapping during ISE. It will be a truly awe-inspiring spectacle that, I believe, will resonate with both visitors and exhibitors. Make sure you’re around for that on the evening of Thursday 8 February. Another exciting new initiative for 2018 is the inaugural XR Summit ISE; a one-day conference that will explore the latest in virtual, augmented, mixed reality and multi-view business strategies, technologies and solutions. I believe these technologies will really impact the AV industry in the coming years, which is why it’s important that we tackle this subject matter in an engaging and comprehensive manner. Though the dates of ISE 2018 are 6-9 February, most of you will know that the Monday before the show starts sees a full day of conferences. Namely, the Smart Building Conference (SBC), AudioForum and, new for this year from AVIXA, TIDE, which is an exploration of the creative forces shaping the AV industry. These are market-defining meetings involving thought leaders and innovators. We’re delighted that revered architect, Carlo Ratti, will take part in SBC before delivering the ISE 2018 Opening Address, capping a thoughtprovoking day, as we look ahead to four days of ISE. We’re expecting more than 75,000 attendees to our biggest ever show floor, and over 1,200 companies in 15 halls. The floor boasts seven different technology zones: Audio & Live Events Technology, Digital Signage & DOOH, Education Technology, Residential Solutions, Smart Building, Unified Communications and XR Technology. The new Hall 15, located at the front of the RAI, has been added to help meet the demand for exhibition space.

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Leading industry associations, AVIXA and CEDIA, will build on their impressive ISE 2017 education programmes. Their offerings will vary from short 20-minute sessions to full-day workshops, masterclasses and conferences. Add to that the Show Floor Theatres - the AVIXA Commercial Solutions Theatre sponsored by Crestron, CEDIA Smart Building Solutions Theatre sponsored by KNX and AVIXA Unified Communications Solutions Theatre sponsored by Crestron - and there really is something to suit everybody’s professional development needs. Look out for special events and initiatives throughout the week, including Tech Tours, the Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit, Stand Design Awards, Digital Signage Summit ISE, InAVation Awards and lots more. ISE 2018 is shaping up to be the most exciting show yet. I hope RISE helps with your preparations and stirs your anticipation at the same time. We look forward to welcoming you to Amsterdam in February.

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EXPLORE AMSTERDAM

PLAN YOUR VISIT TO ISE 2018 With so many world-renowned sights and experiences on offer, Amsterdam provides the perfect backdrop to ISE 2018. Official hotel agent, RAI Hotel Services, is on hand to provide all the information and support you’ll need to get the most out of the city, from booking the ideal accommodation to helping you discover all that Amsterdam has to offer. I AMSTERDAM APPROVED I Amsterdam Approved is a collaboration between local hotels, Amsterdam Marketing and RAI Hotel Services to guarantee accommodation for all participants of events hosted by RAI Amsterdam. The label stands for quality, affordability and reliability, and ensures that visitors secure the best deal possible.

WHERE TO STAY? The Amsterdam area has more than 350 hotels, so you’re sure to find something in a convenient location that fits your budget. Hotels in Amsterdam range from simple 1-star rooms to the ultimate in 5-star luxury. While some are renowned for their state-of-the-art architecture, historical significance, exclusive design or original interiors, others stand out for their high standards and warm hospitality. For ISE 2018, RAI Hotel Services has again enhanced its portfolio. Close to the city centre is the Hyatt Regency Amsterdam, with its 211 spacious rooms and a 24-hour StayFit gym. The hotel’s authentic Mama Makan restaurant offers Dutch and Indonesian cuisines with a modern twist. Rates start at €285 (plus 5% city tax), including breakfast. The Courtyard Arena Atlas is located in the dynamic business and entertainment area of Amsterdam, and has a direct connection to RAI Amsterdam. The hotel’s restaurant has a Scandinavian twist, with inspiration rooted in the old Scandinavian cookbooks and transformed for the contemporary kitchen. Rates start at €193 (plus 5% city tax), including breakfast.


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DISCOVER THE CITY

HOP ON YOUR BIKE

There are over 800,000 bicycles in Amsterdam. That’s more bikes than people! Cycling in Amsterdam is a way of life, made easier by the city’s sophisticated network of cycle routes and the flat landscape. Amsterdam regularly comes out at the top of the world’s most cycle-friendly cities, and there’s no finer way to explore the city’s streets, canals and attractions than by pedal power.

TRY HERRING FROM A HERRING CART

Raw herring may sound a little scary to the uninitiated, but every visitor to Amsterdam should give it a go. You’ll spot haringhandels (herring carts) serving up this Dutch specialty all over the city - ask for a ‘broodje haring’ to get the fish served in a small sandwich with pickles and onions.

Hotel Consultant hotelservices@rai.nl Nina and Gea will help you find the perfect hotel to meet your requirements.

Looking to impress?

RAI Special Events would love to help you organise your product launch, reception, dinner party or another event to highlight your presence at ISE 2018. RAI Special Events is connected with all the city’s coolest venues, finest restaurants and unique locations. For more information, contact: specialevents@rai.nl

There are eight remaining windmills in Amsterdam. The easiest to visit is de Gooyer in the Oostelijke Eilanden (Eastern Islands) neighbourhood. This is no ordinary windmill; under the sails of this striking landmark you’ll find Brouwerij ‘t IJ - an award-winning artisan microbrewery, with a large outdoor drinking terrace, complete with 30-minute guided tasting tours. The brewery produces a range of organic standard and seasonal ales that you’ll find in many Amsterdam bars, though nothing tastes quite as good as beer brewed on the premises.

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Amsterdam has 2 mayors: a ‘daytime’ mayor and a ‘night-time’ mayor

2,500 Living on a boat is common in Amsterdam the city has 2,500 houseboats

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Amsterdam houses 23 Rembrandt paintings the most famous of these, The Night Watch, can be seen in the Rijksmuseum

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There are 207 van Gogh paintings in Amsterdam most of them are on display in the van Gogh museum

900 The famous Royal Amsterdam Zoo houses 900 types of animals

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EXPLORING THE SHOW With its extensive seminar programme, a new technology zone to explore and the introduction of a brand new Hall 15, there has never been more to discover at ISE - and with so much on offer, it’s even more important to plan your trip in advance.

Getting to the RAI Amsterdam

Making your way to the RAI Amsterdam couldn’t be easier. Already well connected by the city’s tram, train and metro networks, a fleet of dedicated ISE shuttle buses are also available on each day of the show. These link the Amsterdam RAI with over 25 hotels across the city, as well as making morning pick-ups and evening drop-offs at Schiphol Airport. The full shuttle bus timetable can be viewed on the ISE website, where you’ll also find details on how to use the city’s cost-effective public transport links. With taxis in high demand during the show, we recommend sidestepping the queues by opting for an alternative - saving you time and money. Onsite parking is available to those travelling by car - including free parking in the RAI Parking on Friday 9 February (limited capacity).

Arrival and Registration

On arrival at the RAI Amsterdam, head to one of the four entrances (B, C, F or L) where a team of friendly staff will help with a swift entry into the show. If you have pre-registered, don’t forget to bring your badge so that you can be scanned straight in. For those who still need to collect their badge, or have not already registered pre-arrival, this can be done at entrances B, C and F, where secure cloakrooms are also available for the storage of coats (€2 per day) and luggage (€3 per day). On your way in, pick up a complementary visitor’s bag, Official Show Guide and foldout floor plan to help you locate specific exhibitors and carry away the information you need. A copy of the floor plan can also be found on page 64 of this magazine. If you still need help orientating yourself once inside the show, speak to a member of staff at any nearby Information Point for guidance, download the ISE Mobile App, or use one of the many interactive way-finding kiosks located across the halls to pinpoint your location and plan a route to any exhibitor, seminar or meeting room in the RAI.

Halls and Zones

Regular visitors to ISE will immediately spot the biggest change to this year’s show: Hall 15, a new pavilion filling the plaza at the front of the RAI, providing an extra 4,000 sqm of space in which to host more than 176 additional exhibitors.


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As in previous years, the show will include a number of themed ‘technology zones’, drawing together exhibitors with a strong focus in a specific area. Following the popularity of last year’s immersive technology exhibits, this year sees the introduction of a dedicated XR Technology zone, taking the total number of themed zones to seven: ●● Audio & Live Events Technology ●● Digital Signage & DOOH ●● Education Technology ●● Residential Solutions ●● Smart Building ●● Unified Communications ●● XR Technology In addition to creating these zones, the ISE 2018 team has put

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together six special Route Planners covering Audio, Building Automation, Communication Collaboration, Digital Signage, Event Technology, and XR Technology. These handy guides provide an edited list of all relevant exhibitors alongside a map highlighting the location of each.

Training and Development

Alongside the free talks on offer in the three Show Floor Theatres, visitors can enrol on a selection of professional development seminars provided by AVIXA and CEDIA. Sessions often prove very popular, so advanced booking is recommended - not least so you can take advantage of the Early

Bird Discount (available until 8 January). For more information on all training and educational sessions at ISE 2018, download the Professional Development Guide from the ISE website or pick up a copy at the show. You can also find more information in the AVIXA and CEDIA Educational Schedule included in this copy of RISE.

Other Essentials

When the hunger hits, you’ll find a diverse range of dining options available throughout the RAI Amsterdam, from quick bites for those on-the-go, to more formal restaurant dining. There will be a brand new food court and

ISE 2018 CONTACTS

If you have any queries about anything to do with ISE 2018, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our website at www.iseurope.org is a good starting point for extra information but if your question is still unanswered you can reach the following people for assistance. l For all enquiries relating to attendee registrations, existing exhibitor bookings, technical requirements and general information on Amsterdam, contact Operations at office@iseurope.org. l For marketing enquiries, please contact Stefanie Hanel, Director of Marketing & Communications, at shanel@iseurope.org. l For all enquiries about exhibitor space bookings, rates and pricing details, contact Tesse van Veldhuyzen, Sales, at tveldhuyzen@iseurope.org.

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restaurant area in the Auditorium Lounges. The first floor will offer many different types of cuisine, while the lower floor will have a luxury Asian restaurant and a sushi bar. Most outlets accept card payment. If you do need to withdraw cash, ATM machines are located at entrance C and in the foyer outside Hall 13. All facilities, including toilets and designated free visitor Wi-Fi access hotspots, are clearly marked on your show floor plan. Need something to read on the way home? Why not drop by the International Media Showcase (in the Business Lounge between Halls 7 and 8) to pick up information and a selection of the latest publications from ISE’s Media Partners.

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WHAT’S ON

WHAT’S ON…

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NEW SHOW FLOOR TOURS TO OFFER UNIQUE MARKET INSIGHTS

TIDE CONFERENCE WILL EXPLORE THE BIGGER AV PICTURE

he ISE 2018 show floor will become the focus of a series of tours exploring two key industry areas. Florian Rotberg and Bob Snyder will delve into digital signage and smart building respectively, mixing their expert insight with the latest technologies from the world’s leading companies. Rotberg is Managing Director of invidis consulting and Chairman of the Digital Signage Summit, while Snyder is Editor-in-Chief at Channel Media Europe and Chairman of the Smart Building Conference. The Digital Signage Tour, which is aimed at digital signage professionals, endusers and newbies, will explore the latest professional display products premiering at ISE 2018; insights into indoor and outdoor LED; content management solutions; and the hottest digital signage innovations at the show. Looking ahead to the Digital Signage Tours, Rotberg said: “The Digital Signage Tour is the perfect way of exploring the digital signage highlights at ISE 2018. The two-hour tour offers insights, explanations and evaluation of how relevant the innovations will be for future digital signage.” The Smart Building Tour will uncover the latest tech for smart buildings and smart homes premiering at ISE 2018; insights into the smart workplace; the latest trends in residential; and where smart building innovations such as IoT will have market impact. It is aimed at AV/IT integrators, end-users and smart building/smart home stakeholders. Snyder commented: “Join me for a two-hour tour of innovations and trends in smart building, homes and offices that will suit both experts and newcomers. The Smart Building Tour could be the ‘smartest’ thing you do at ISE 2018.” ISE Show Floor Tours are free to attend and available on a first come, first served basis. Look out for more details and announcements on the ISE website and social media channels in the coming weeks.

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Digital Signage Tours start from the invidis lounge near Entrance F on Thursday 8 February at 14:00 and Friday 9 February at 14:00 Smart Building Tours start from the CEDIA Smart Building Solutions Theatre sponsored by KNX (Hall 9-F100) on Tuesday 6 February at 16:00 and Friday 9 February at 10:00

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t is my belief that we have a real opportunity in the AV industry to look at true user needs alongside more general technology trends. This is becoming more and more important as technology becomes more and more integrated with building systems. The AV industry must do more to sell the business benefits of what we do in order to ensure customers allocate realistic budgets to AV compared to interior design, furniture, art, lighting and the other budget items when designing rooms and buildings. I was delighted when I heard about the TIDE conference last year as it focused on broader content, value and interaction issues in order to encourage attendees to zoom out and think bigger picture. The conference didn’t disappoint and was very well put together in all respects – content, supporting technology, flow of the day, breaks and food and drinks. As the thought leadership, intentions and execution of TIDE closely align with those of Biamp we are very happy to sponsor the conference and we look forward to seeing it grow and, more importantly, we look forward to seeing the impact of the conference on our industry. It is the most encouraging initiative that we have seen within the industry in some time. TIDE takes place on Monday 5 February at 11:00-17:30 in the Hotel Okura Amsterdam - Ferdinand Bolstraat 333, 1072 LH Amsterdam. Read more about TIDE on p29

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he pro AV industry’s largest drone showcase is set to return to ISE 2018 as Stampede, the global leader in value added distribution, brings a larger and even more broadly focused Drone Arena to ISE 2018. According to Stampede President and COO, Kevin Kelly, the 2018 Drone Arena will feature more models from more manufacturers demonstrating applications across a broad range of vertical markets. What’s more, Stampede will again team up with the Unmanned Vehicle University to provide a full schedule of application-specific presentations, training sessions, as well as small group and one-on-one information sessions. The separate Unmanned Vehicle University classes will cover in-depth discussions of various commercial applications and how drones are being used currently – such as for public safety, infrastructure inspection, survey/ mapping and aerial cinematography. Then there’s the Stampede Fly Cage - a major attraction for ISE attendees. Throughout each day, the Stampede Fly Cage will host short presentations by specific drone-related manufacturers, who will discuss in more detail how their specific models can be used to support commercial applications. “The Stampede Drone Arena is an event unto itself within the umbrella of ISE,” emphasised Kelly. “It offers a complete programme of product and information that is useful for both integrators and end-user customers. Our

goal is to empower integrators to leave the 2018 Drone Arena ready to add drones to their 2018 business strategy.” Visitors to the Stampede Drone Arena will also have a chance to win a drone. In fact, one drone will be given away each day of the show. Attendees can simply drop their business card into the raffle drum - they need to be present during the prize draw to win. The Drone Arena will be in Hall 14, Stand 14-A100


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■ MONDAY 5 FEBRUARY IN THE FORUM, RAI AMSTERDAM

■ MONDAY 5 FEBRUARY IN THE FORUM AND E102

RATTI’S OPENING ADDRESS TO EXPLORE SENSEABLE CITY REVOLUTION

FROM SMART OFFICES TO SMART BUILDINGS TO SMART CITIES

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he ISE 2018 Opening Address, taking place on the day before ISE opens, is to be given by Carlo Ratti, the leading architect, engineer, inventor, educator and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Ratti’s speech is entitled, Senseable Cities. In it he will explore how the increasing deployment of sensors and Credit Daniele Ratti hand-held electronics in recent years is allowing a new Carlo Ratti approach to the study of the built environment. According to Ratti, the way we describe and understand cities is being radically transformed, alongside the tools we use to design them and impact on their physical structure. Ratti will address these issues from a critical point of view through case study projects by the Senseable City Laboratory, a research initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the design office Carlo Ratti Associati. Ratti commented: “Social and technological developments in the evolution of smart cities and smart buildings are quickly shaping how we must plan to work and live in the future. I look forward to sharing my thoughts and experiences with the ISE audience.” Ratti was named one of the ‘50 most influential designers in America’ by Fast Company and highlighted in Wired Magazine’s ‘Smart List: 50 people who will change the world.’ Ratti’s speech will follow shortly after the conclusion of the Smart Building Conference during which Ratti will participate in the one-day conference’s closing roundtable discussion. At MIT, Ratti directs the Senseable City Lab, a research group that explores how new technologies are changing the way we understand, design and ultimately live in cities. He is also a founding partner of the international design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA). The ISE 2018 Opening Address will take place at 18.00 on Monday 5 February in the Forum. Carlo Ratti’s Opening Address takes place on Monday 5 February at 18:00 in the Forum. It will be followed by the ISE Opening Reception in the Forum Lounge.

OPENING RECEPTION The official ISE 2018 Opening Reception will be held on 5 February, the day before ISE begins. It will follow on from the ISE 2018 Opening Address from Carlo Ratti, which takes place in the Forum. The Opening Reception is situated directly outside the Forum in the Forum Lounge. All attendees and exhibitors are welcome to attend from 19:00 to enjoy complimentary food and drinks. The informal reception provides an excellent opportunity for networking, as we look forward to the four show days ahead.

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fter last year’s significant increase in delegates, Smart Building Conference (SBC) at ISE 2018 is the must-attend summit for professionals working in smart homes, smart offices, smart buildings and smart cities. Organised by Integrated Systems Events, SBC 2018 will take place on 5 February in the Forum and E102, the day before ISE 2018 opens its doors. SBC is a full-day event that draws more than 400 executives to explore the latest technologies, business strategies, market research and workflow case studies, and to hear presentations from the world’s leading smart building experts and thought leaders. This year’s theme is From Smart Building to Smart City. Conference Chairman Bob Snyder explained: “As more layers of digital networks blanket urban space, new approaches to commercial and residential built environments are emerging.” The theme will be explored by more than 30 of the world’s leading experts across SBC’s twin tracks. Not bound by the methodologies of a single field, smart building is characterised by an omni-disciplinary approach. SBC brings together experts from IT, AV, building, architecture, facilities management and others. The twin tracks (Residential and Commercial) will offer dual insight to help executives understand that smart building is neither a product nor a standalone technology, but an end-to-end solution that will change our homes, offices, buildings and cities forever. One important topic is smart workplace technology, often associated with the biggest commercial buildings, housing the most high-profile organisations – in buildings like The Edge in Amsterdam. While many managers of small to medium-sized building developments (commercial or MDUs) might discount smart technology, assuming they don’t have the capital or scale to achieve a good return on investment, the reality is quite different. Smart workplace tech may be the best way for smaller commercial buildings and multiple-home-developments to survive and even thrive. Other topics include the transformation of the architectural space into interfaces with the digital world, all you need to know about building automation systems, the battle for retrofit, the new smarter campus, how hackers connect with smart buildings, the opportunity in smart assisted living solutions, wireless connectivity at the edge in the IoT era and today’s possibilities with li-fi. SBC 2018 will include a closing industry panel, entitled From Smart Buildings to Even Smarter Buildings, which will feature a special guest and Carlo Ratti, who will also deliver the ISE 2018 Opening Address. Smart Building Conference takes place on Monday 5 February at 08:30–17:45 in the Forum and E102


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SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS LEAD BESPOKE ISE PROGRAMMES

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ach year the organisers of ISE produce a range of programmes that involve Special Interest Groups. These programmes are a formal partnership between ISE and a range of associations, media partners, companies or consultants, who invite senior executives from a range of vertical market sectors to visit the show and to participate in a specially curated ISE experience. These programmes are tailored to meet the

needs of the visiting executives with planned stand visits, presentations, networking events and dinners, all provided by ISE and its Special Interest Group partners. Seven Special Interest Groups will embark on specially curated programmes at ISE 2018: ●● AV-SOLUTION PARTNER: an audiovisual media technology network with 14 member companies located at 21 locations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland ●● AV USER GROUP: a community of over 650 members comprised of AV and end user professionals ●● C3: the flagship forum from Israeli media company People and Computers and the only official forum for the ICT sector ●● EVENT PARTNER: owned by Musik Media Verlag - a leading media company

■ MONDAY 5 FEBRUARY IN ROOMS L103 AND L104

AUDIOFORUM RETURNS TO TURN UP THE VOLUME ON KEY ISSUES

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he AudioForum conference also takes place at the RAI Amsterdam on Monday 5 February. AudioForum at ISE is a unique summit that brings together the pro audio and installation business communities to focus on integrated technologies and workflows. The full-day conference, which is produced by long-standing ISE media partner Connessioni, is open to all ISE attendees. The 2018 edition is being organised in collaboration with the Audio Engineering Society (AES). It is aimed at anyone interested in knowing more about the latest audio technologies and how they interact with, and impact, AV and systems integration. The conference will focus on three main themes: Digital Audio Transport; Audio Design with Audio over IP; and Digital Audio Protocols. Confirmed sessions and speakers include: ●● Audio networking and digital transport - from the first steps to today’s protocols and techniques with Umberto Zanghieri, Founder, ZP Engineering ●● Audio design with audio over IP systems with Donato Masci, Acoustic Designer, Studio Sound Service ●● Digital audio protocol transport in live systems and events with Ruud Kaltofen, Digital Audio Designer, Event Acoustics and President, AES Dutch Section ●● AV networking – the prospect of one size fits all? with Henning Kaltheuner, Head of Market Intelligence and Strategic Business Development at d&b audiotechnik and Avnu Alliance Pro AV segment member The AudioForum starts at 10:00 on Monday 5 February in Rooms L103 and L104. Register at http://audioforum.connessioni.biz

based in Germany specialising in B2B technology magazines, events and digital products ●● PFM: IML Group’s Premises and Facilities Management magazine reports on the latest developments in the facility sector ●● SCHOMS: the professional body for senior managers working within UK Higher Education ●● SIEC: Systems Integration Experience Community is the Italian association for the systems integration market For exhibitors, this is a unique opportunity to meet leading groups of end-users. For the ISE partners, the programme builds on their reputation in connecting C-level, end-user executives with technology vendors and solutions providers.

OVER 150 SESSIONS SHOWCASED IN ISE SHOW FLOOR THEATRES

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ttendees at ISE can take advantage of a unique opportunity to listen to some of the leading technology and business experts in the ISE Show Floor Theatres. For 2018, there are three theatres in three separate halls, all with the prime aim of delivering cutting-edge content in bitesized chunks on each day of the show. Each theatre will feature a wide range of 30-minute presentations from leading manufacturers, consultants, partners and end users. The focus is on speakers delivering valuable industry knowhow and intelligence, while showcasing cutting-edge project case studies, workflows, technological innovation and business solutions. ISE 2018’s Show Floor Theatres are: AVIXA Commercial Solutions Theatre, sponsored by Crestron - Hall 8; CEDIA Smart Building Solutions Theatre, sponsored by KNX - Hall 9; AVIXA Unified Communications Solutions Theatre, sponsored by Crestron - Hall 11 The Commercial Solutions Theatre will cover the widest area of subject matter and will feature presentations from all sectors, including audio. The Smart Building Solutions Theatre will also include talks on the residential sector, while the Unified Communications Solutions Theatre remains one of the most popular on the show floor. Each theatre is themed to reflect the subject matter being covered. ISE Show Floor Theatre’s production partner, improve, designs and builds the evocative theatres and manages the content before and during the show. All theatre sessions are free to attend and no pre-booking is necessary. Visit the ISE website for the full Show Floor Theatres programme


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TECH TOURS TO EXPLORE STANDOUT AV INSTALLATIONS

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ech Tours will once again take participants on technology-focused tours during ISE. The specially curated trips will reveal the details behind some unique projects, including client objectives, why, how and where technology is used and the core design principals. The first tour, taking place at 13:00-18:00 on Monday 5 February, will explore The Canon of the Netherlands at the Open Air Museum in Arnhem. The partially underground exhibition, which opened in September 2017, examines the highs and lows of Dutch history since the Stone Age, combining historical © Mike Bink / Rapenburg Plaza objects on loan from over 12 museum collections. The installation features intensive deployments of the latest audio-visual, IT network and display technologies. The client and its technical systems designer - Rapenburg Plaza – will join forces to lead the tour. Next up is a tour of This Is Holland on Tuesday 6 February at 18:00-20:00. Participants will go on a virtual flying experience, soaring over the Netherlands’ must-see locations, courtesy of the latest motion and projection technologies. The experience features an interactive and educational © THIS IS HOLLAND pre-show area, meaning those on-board can fly like a bird and marvel at the country’s diversity, beauty and richness. The designer - Leisure Expert Group - will team up with the client to present the tour. Joost van Berkel, Commercial Director at This Is Holland, said: “During the Tech Tour to This Is Holland, VIPs will feel, see, learn and experience the Netherlands in a unique way and in just one hour.” ISE Tech Tours are free to attend and available on a first come, first served basis. Spaces are very limited, so please act quickly to book your place. Look out for more details and announcements on the ISE website and social media channels in the coming weeks.

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he Future AV Professionals Programme, sponsored by Adam Hall, is a career initiative that connects students from the AV industry with exhibitors. It will be held on Thursday 8 February, leaving an additional show day for participants to explore ISE and add further context to the knowledge they gain from the programme. The initiative will also be a platform for introducing students who are studying AV-related subjects to the industry. The aim is to inform and educate the students about the industry, so that they gain an insight into how it works and what they should be prepared for. Participants will hear from leading industry associations, AVIXA and CEDIA, before a representative from Adam Hall delivers a presentation about the industry. A type of ‘scavenger hunt’ will be used as a vehicle for exploring the show floor and a career fair will put the students in direct contact with ISE exhibitors. The students will build an understanding of the possibilities that the industry offers, its diverse product and technology range, and opportunities for professional development. With this programme, ISE would like to make sure that the future generation of AV professionals connects with the industry and creates the foundation for their future career at the world’s largest show for professional AV and systems integration. The Future AV Professionals Programme takes place on Thursday 8 February. The students involved have been invited through their educational institutions

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NEW XR REALITIES: TECHNOLOGY ZONE, SUMMIT AND HUB

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ixed Reality B2B technologies and solutions are a fastdeveloping sector for AV professionals both for use within their own companies, or as options that can be presented to their customers. ISE 2018 will feature a range of exhibition and conference features dedicated to showcasing the latest in augmented, virtual and mixed reality products and solutions. A brand-new 500sqm XR Technology zone will be located in the Park Foyer, at the rear of Hall 8. The centrepiece of the XR Technology zone will be provided by Holovis. The company is a world leader in sensory experience design in the entertainment, industrial, and retail sectors. Using a dedicated 30sqm rig, Holovis will highlight the latest in its wide range of B2B immersive technologies. The focus will be on showing the business opportunities they present for ISE attendees and exhibitors. The XR Hub will be placed at the rear of the Park Foyer and will host a range of workshops and presentations throughout the show. In addition, ISE 2018 will see the launch of the XR Summit ISE on 6 February. This one-day, B2B strategy conference will explore the latest in virtual, augmented, mixed reality and multiview technologies and business strategies. The XR Summit ISE will deliver an invaluable source of market intelligence and best practice case studies from some of the world’s leading XR experts and thought leaders. It will be equally as valuable for ISE exhibitors, attendees from ‘the channel’ and those working in the variety of served vertical market sectors such as healthcare, retail and education. The XR Summit Conference Chairman is Benjamin de Wit, founder of Amsterdam’s highly successful VR Days festival. VR Days works in cooperation with ISE. XR Summit ISE will be held on 6 February 2018 at 10:00-18:00 in Room E102. The XR Technology Zone and XR Hub will be in the Park Foyer, next to Hall 8


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he InAVation Awards returns to Amsterdam’s iconic Gashouder venue on Tuesday 6 February. Now in its 12th year, this event continues to grow from strength to strength, and will once again deliver the recognition that the very best of the global AV industry deserves at this unique and enjoyable event, which runs alongside the biggest AV exhibition in the world. With the much-coveted Project Awards contested by the world’s top integrators and consultants, a ticket to the event provides an all-inclusive evening, so there are no additional costs on the night. After an informal drinks reception, guests will take their seats under the iron dome of the converted industrial building for a four-course gala dinner, during which winners across all Technology and Project categories will be announced. The party can continue after the meal with an open bar and plenty of opportunity to celebrate and enjoy time with colleagues and industry peers. The InAVation Awards is the culmination of a programme that sees manufacturers, integrators, distributors and consultants compete to pick up one of the highly regarded trophies. Project awards highlight the most interesting globally situated AV installations across a range of sectors. Last year’s winners included the United Nations La salle de Emirates, The Maersk Building at Copenhagen University and Integrated Audio Visual (India), which took home the inaugural award for using AVIXA standards. The 2018 Technology awards finalists impressed the judging panel who were less interested in the specifications of a particular technology,

instead placing more emphasis on the benefits that technology brings to designers, integrators, managers and users of AV systems. Categories include Collaboration and Conferencing, Digital Signage, as well as Small and Large Group Presentation. Each Technology category is voted for online and promoted by the readers of various international and national media partners. For further awards information or to book online visit www.inavationawards.com. By email: inavationawards@imlgroup.co.uk or call Dan Jago on +44 1732 359990 The InAVation Awards powered by ISE takes place at 20:00 on Tuesday 6 February at the Gashouder Westergasfabriek BV, Haarlemmerweg 8E, 1014 BE, Amsterdam

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DIGITAL SIGNAGE THOUGHT-LEADERS HEADING TO AMSTERDAM

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igital Signage Summit ISE (DSS ISE) is a half-day conference that will deliver unparalleled insights into digital signage and DooH trends and strategies, gleaned from the industry’s brightest, most talked about and controversial minds. Its inclusion in the ISE 2018 events programme further strengthens the case for digital signage professionals heading to Amsterdam in February. ISE is the world’s largest gathering of digital signage and DooH exhibitors at one show. DSS ISE - which is a collaboration between ISE producer Integrated Systems Events and digital signage consultancy invidis - is part of a market-leading series of conferences that take place at various locations around the world throughout the year. The combination of the ISE exhibition and the DSS conference adds up to a very attractive proposition for those intent on building their understanding of the market and making

important business connections at the same time. DSS ISE will focus on the shift in the digital signage value chain and changes in demand, explained Managing Director of invidis, Florian Rotberg: “DSS ISE will offer a unique outlook at the digital signage year ahead. Attendees will better understand the market leader’s strategies of consolidation, and gain insights into complementing solutions and new business models. The fast-changing digital signage value chain offers new opportunities for existing market players as well as new entrants.” DSS ISE will cover five main topics: ●● CONNECTING: Systems Integrator - Consolidating the Market ●● A VIEW ACROSS THE POND: How Stratacache and Diversified are changing the market and what effects this has on the EMEA markets. ●● CONTENT: SOFTWARE – COMMODITY VS SPECIALIST: Are Adobe and Google taking over the market? How are established digital signage software players adapting to the changes to an increasingly commoditised market. ●● COMPUTING: FUTURE OF THE MEDIA PLAYER: Built-in SoCmedia players have been available for more than five years, but they haven’t really moved the needle. What can we expect from the likes of Samsung and LG? What will be the role of PC-based platforms and what are the alternatives? ●● CONTENT / COMPLEMENTING: Beyond pure technology, how are added services like content, scent and sound complementing digital signage as part of the 360° customer experience? DSS ISE takes place on Wednesday 7 February at 10:00-14:00 in Room E102


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■ THURSDAY 8 FEBRUARY IN ROOM E102

SVG EUROPE AND PANSTADIA SUMMIT TO EXPLORE VENUE AND FAN ENGAGEMENT

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or the past five years, sports broadcast production association SVG Europe has staged the Sports Venue Technology Summit at ISE, providing a valuable opportunity to find out more about the changing technological composition and applications of the modern sports stadium. For 2018, SVG Europe has partnered with leading venue publication PanStadia & Arena Management magazine to create a brand new event, Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit, that expands the focus to consider other areas related to the overall experience of the modern stadium – in particular those technologies geared towards enhancing fan engagement. Now a full-day summit with multiple networking opportunities, Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit will feature panels and presentations from leading broadcasters, service providers, vendors, architects, designers and consultants. With a number of new landmark stadiums and arenas due to open over the next few years, the event will capture an important moment in time as the needs and expectations of the modern sports venue continue to evolve rapidly.

Bob Kronman, Director at Kronman Associates David Davies, Editor of SVG Europe, commented: “From the deployment of display technology and high-end audio, to hugely increased quantities of content accessible on mobile devices, the visitor experience of the modern sports stadium is undergoing a profound shift. “We are delighted to be partnering with the team at PanStadia & Arena Management magazine to explore some of the key technologies underpinning these changes, and

Stuart Fisher, Derby County FC, CTO to consider how venues, broadcasters, clubs and federations can all make the most of the emerging opportunities.” The conference is free to attend and no pre-booking is necessary. For more information, including a full programme, please visit the ISE website.

The Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit takes place at 09:30-16:00 on Thursday 8 February in Room E102

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STAND DESIGN AWARDS RETURN AFTER SUCCESSFUL DEBUT

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fter a successful introduction at ISE 2017, the ISE Stand Design Awards competition returns to the show for its second edition. Created to acknowledge ISE exhibitors and their stand-design efforts, the awards are managed by EXHIBITOR, an award-winning print and online magazine featuring best practices for trade show marketing.

“We were extremely impressed with the calibre of last year’s ISE exhibits, and we look forward to once again honouring the best stands the show has to offer,” said Travis Stanton, Editor of EXHIBITOR magazine. “We hope the competition helps to incentivise companies to bring their ‘A’ game and collectively raise the bar on stand design and experiential marketing.” Stanton, along with Senior Writer and AwardsProgramme Manager, Linda Armstrong, will be onsite for the duration of the show and will complete the initial round of judging to select the finalists. Stanton has served as Editor of EXHIBITOR magazine since 2005. Armstrong has written about exhibit marketing and stand design for more than 15 years. The finalists will be judged by an expert panel of designers and marketers, who will award scores based on a specially defined set of criteria. The judges are: ●● ALP GUMUS, Managing Partner, Burkhardt Leitner Modular Spaces GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany ●● ANDREW SEXTON, Creative Director and Agency Partner, 2LK Design Ltd,

Farnham, United Kingdom ARHAN KAYAR, Co-Founder, Chief Creative and Design Director, Dream Design Factory, Istanbul ●● DICK DE JONG, Manager of Presentations and Collections, NEMO Science Museum, Amsterdam ●● SIMON PHILLIPSON, Art Director/ Designer, Conspiracysinc, Amsterdam Every stand on the ISE show floor is automatically entered and will be judged on site during ISE 2018. There are four categories, Small (49sqm and less), Medium (50-199sqm), Large (200-399sqm), and XL (400sqm and more). Scores will be based on eight different assessment criteria points, including: strength of communications, integration of technology, impact, and effective use of space. Join us as we raise a glass to the winners. ●●

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THE WORLD MASTERS OF PROJECTION MAPPING: ‘A UNIQUE CHALLENGE’

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he World Masters of Projection Mapping is an exciting new competition based in Amsterdam, which will run alongside ISE 2018. It will showcase the finest in 3D projection mapping, artistic creativity and cutting-edge technology. The competition is being produced as a cooperative venture between Amsterdam Light Festival, Integrated Systems Events (ISE), Artifex and the RAI Amsterdam. Panasonic is sponsoring the initiative. The artistic and technical challenge for five shortlisted artists will be to create a work of video art that will be mapped onto the threedimensional architecture of the futuristic EYE Filmmuseum. The ‘shows’ will be viewable from several nearby locations. For projection mapping artists, this represents a unique challenge. The competition will see artists engaging top of the range Panasonic projectors to project their creations on to two 40m x 15m water screens placed in front of the EYE Filmmuseum, situated opposite Amsterdam’s Central Station. Each six-minute video sequence, (which will also include audio on 8 and 9 February), will

start with the water projection. The screens will then drop down for 3D architectural mapping to take place on the EYE Filmmuseum. The judging, led by Amsterdam Light Festival Creative Director Lennart Booij, will take place on Thursday 8 February and the winner will be announced at ISE on the morning of 9 February at a special showcase event featuring the five finalists. On Thursday evening, ISE attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy a two-hour boat cruise (including dinner) from the RAI Harbour to the competition’s location in the centre of the city. The winning entry and those of the other finalists will also be projected onto the EYE Filmmuseum during the Friday evening after ISE 2018 has finished. Full details about how to view the World Masters of Projection Mapping can be found on the ISE website. The World Masters of Projection Mapping show takes place at EYE Filmmuseum on Thursday 8 February from 18:00. The prizegiving ceremony will be held on Friday 9 February at 12:30 in the Forum

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new conference will run at ISE this year on Friday 9 February – the morning after the World Masters of Projection Mapping evening event. blooloopLIVE will explore the latest technologies that are driving the trend for visitor attractions to deliver night-time spectaculars. It will conclude just before the winners of the World Masters of Projection Mapping competition are announced. Visitor attractions across the world, from theme parks to museums, zoos and heritage sites, are increasingly creating night-time spectaculars - live technology powered events to entertain their guests and keep them at the attraction for longer. These events range from lanterns to video mapping shows, and from fountain displays to full-blown theatrical productions. blooloopLIVE at ISE will look at the technology driving this trend and will hear from key operators and the AV companies behind the shows. For more details and ticket prices, visit the ISE website. blooloopLIVE takes place on Friday 9 February at 09:30–12:30 in Room E102

AV MAGAZINE TO DELIVER END USER SHOW FLOOR THEATRE SESSIONS

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V Magazine will host end-user sessions three times daily in the Commercial Solutions, Smart Building and Unified Communications Theatres. These sessions will be made up of panel debates, user presentations, case studies and Q&As. End users are driving an enormous amount of business change. Their companies require clear strategies about how to use technology to support agile working. The AV industry has a vital role to play in helping companies create this ecosystem and manage its development. AV Magazine prides itself on bridging the gap between the channel and enduser, putting it in a good position to help businesses think differently about the way they plan for and then deploy their AV estate so environments are fit for purpose. Clive Couldwell, AV Magazine Editor, said: “We’re asking a range of leading experts to share with us how new technologies can transform traditional environments. We’re also keeping all the sessions free from the usual company and product sell, the fare we get at such events, and instead focus on inspiring the audience with examples of the best.” Planned sessions include presentations from Bloomberg’s Jeff Fairbanks III on creating the perfect user experience and Sanj Surati from digital agency Tiger Heart on mixed reality and the future of AV tech. The panel debates will explore the evolving workspace, featuring panellists from eBay, Deliveroo and Barclays, and will examine the culture clash between AV/IT and how to reinvigorate the retail environment. Visit either the AV Magazine website or ISE website to see the full timetable of events


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CEDIA UPDATE 2018 CEDIA is the leading international trade association representing more than 30,000 industry professionals from over 3,700 member companies who design, manufacture, and install residential technology. Built on community, CEDIA is committed to helping members at every level to set a pathway to prosperity. Drawing on the collective resources and scale of a global organisation, CEDIA represents companies across 78 countries worldwide.

From industry-leading education, training, and certification, and downloadable resources and guides, to providing opportunities to foster community within the industry, CEDIA provides the tools for its members to deliver technology solutions that allow people to have the best moments in life from the comfort of their own home.

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EDIA’s education and training programme is the backbone for professionalism in the home technology industry. With an extensive number of courses available, CEDIA strives to continually raise standards in the market. All courses are purpose-designed to support technical and business skills with not only classroom-led teaching, but practical, hands-on experiences and e-learning. Following a hugely popular ISE 2017, CEDIA’s education programme will build on the previous year and cover a breadth of specialised topics at ISE 2018. In May 2017, CEDIA EMEA opened a new training facility at its headquarters in St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Consisting of an education room, a practical workshop, and a breakout area, the new facility enables CEDIA to provide technology integrators with the latest education in an environment that is set to inspire and engage. Between June and December this year, CEDIA will have hosted nearly 100 days of training at its new facility, with courses including Project and Business Processes; Audio, Video, and RF Systems for Installers; Design Process and Documentation; and 3D Audio and Immersive Sound for Home Cinema. To help integrators market their certifications to both homeowners and to their fellow

industry professionals, CEDIA has recently introduced a new set of CEDIA Certification logos for all levels of certification. This also includes digital badges, which can be easily added to email signatures, LinkedIn accounts, websites, and other social media platforms to showcase to clients. Not only this, but CEDIA has expanded the availability of its certification to reach a global audience, meeting the growing needs of the industry. Now available through Kryterion Global Testing Solutions, which has more than 1,000 testing centres worldwide, CEDIA training is more accessible than ever before. CEDIA sponsored and contributed to the latest Publicly Available Specification (PAS) by the British Standards Institution (BSI) titled, ‘Design and Installation of Telecommunications and Broadcast Infrastructure within the Home’. A credible and useful tool for technology integrators, the PAS includes all the latest technical standards and regulations required when designing and installing a wiring infrastructure. CEDIA also produces white papers, standards, webinars, and reference documents, as well as various education events throughout the year. Expect even more on education from CEDIA in 2018.

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ollowing the launch of the CEDIA Online Community in 2016, the online platform has grown extensively in the past year, making it easier for members to connect with one another year round. This exclusive benefit enables members to sustain connections, both in their own region and worldwide, helping them thrive in the industry from the comfort of their own home. The forum gives members a platform to freely discuss industry news, share ideas, and give expert advice to their peers, as well as access to a variety of downloadable resources. Since its launch, thousands of users worldwide have joined a number of engaging conversations online, with 2,370 active users today. Join the discussion at www.cedia.net/community CEDIA is also investing in market research to support and share useful information across the industry. Both member and non-member installer companies have recently taken part in the CEDIA UK Size and Scope Survey, which will provide a greater understanding of the UK home technology market. The findings will be shared with members, providing strong comparative data and predictions. Find out more at www.cedia.co.uk/research


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EDIA understands the importance of architects, specifiers, and other design professionals for the home technology industry, and strives to foster collaborative relationships between members and industry partners. Today’s demand for smart home installation combines specialist design with a suitable infrastructure of cabling and technology. That’s why CEDIA is dedicated to educating design professionals about what CEDIA members can do. Through CEDIA’s CPD training course, Designing Integrated Future-Ready Homes, members are equipped to communicate the benefits of professionally installed home technologies to the design and build professional audience. Available in English, Italian, Polish, Russian, and Spanish, this CPD welcomes more than 700 design professionals onto the course every year. The Smart Home Cabling Requirements for the Modern Home CPD, accredited by the SAIA (South African Institute of Architects) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), has also proved to be a successful way to

explain the necessary wiring infrastructure needed for a connected, modern home. Experts will be on hand at ISE to advise integrators on promoting home technology to design professionals.

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The success of the home technology industry relies on the skills and qualifications of the workforce entering the industry. CEDIA is raising awareness of career opportunities among jobseekers as well as developing resources to help them prepare for their future. Since CEDIA began the development of a Smart Home Technician Apprenticeship standard 12 months ago, significant progress has been made to encourage young professionals to develop a career within the home technology industry. This standard will put more control in the hands of employers. It will ensure that apprentices are qualifying with the right skills and knowledge, and address skills shortages facing industry, as well as attracting new prospective professionals. To increase the credibility of its training, and make this career path more attractive, CEDIA now has its Smart Home Technician and Smart Home Designer tracks accredited by City & Guilds, a renowned awarding body. City & Guilds evaluates externally accredited training against a comprehensive benchmark that has been developed from over 130 years of experience in managing quality systems and training courses. New for this year, CEDIA developed a partnership with retra, the association for independent electrical retailers, to offer members access to a number of smart home training courses. This collaboration will allow electrical retailers to develop the necessary skills and expertise to enable them to expand their business into the home technology market.

he 2017 CEDIA Awards proved to be the most successful yet. With entries from 18 countries around the world, technology integrators, manufacturers, and distributors from the Asia Pacific, Americas, and EMEA regions were all competing for the top prizes. Celebrating excellence in home technology design, installation and integration, the CEDIA Awards recognise the industry’s top products and projects. In the EMEA region, 430 industry professionals were part of the magic in 2017, enjoying an evening of networking, fine dining, and toasting to the award winners. To find out more about the 2018 awards programme, and what is needed to compete for the industry’s top awards, visit CEDIA at ISE 2018 at booth 1-E20, at the entrance of Hall 1.

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TECH TRENDS FOR THE HOME Peter Aylett, Technical Director at integration firm Archimedia and a member of the CEDIA Technology Council, casts an eye over the future tech trends that visitors should look out for at ISE 2018.

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n the CEDIA Technology Council’s view, one core area of interest is sensors everywhere. What does that mean and how will that impact the home integration business? Well, it’s all about the increasing number of sensors, both on our person and all around us, in the built environment. Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), the modern home is seeing an exponential increase - from video sensing and the new science of audio analytics, to sensors embedded in fabric that measure our bio data, to simple sensors that monitor temperature, water leaks, and occupancy. This breadth of sensing devices will lead to a world where, ultimately, the best user interface will be no user interface. Predictive algorithms and machine learning are enabling this trend. Technology can predict our next move before we’ve even stopped to think about it. Based on sensors’ data capture, predictive analytics are analysing our spending patterns and likes and dislikes, as well as suggesting our next ‘friend’ on Facebook. In the smart home, this will evolve from mere automation to proactive assistance. Another important category to look for at ISE is lighting control, which is already a big driver and will only continue to grow in importance for our industry. From sleep habits and productivity to mental functions and general wellbeing, lighting is crucial to human development, so it’s no surprise that lighting is becoming more than just a flick of a switch. Bio-adaptive lighting combines natural and artificial light to meet the needs of our body’s circadian rhythm. An example is changing the colour temperature of artificial light sources to ease you into sleep, or gently wake you in the morning, or a light source that brightens across a certain portion of the visible spectrum

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to assist eyesight. Moving beyond simple white bulbs, these systems are bound to mature and become largely standard in every home. Speaking of lightbulbs; connected luminaires will communicate with other devices and people in a building or city. With on-board electronics that allow them to integrate with data networks, a luminaire becomes much more than a light source, with technologies such as Li-Fi, serving as a means for collecting and distributing data and services. Data development will continue to drive innovation at a pace never seen before. The 5G network forms part of this expansion, as mobile high bandwidth connections make everything virtualised or stored in the cloud. It is conceivable that for many applications, 5G could replace a fixed internet connection with IPv6 driving the possible end of the LAN. You will soon be able to download movies in seconds, and interconnect different devices in the home, office, and on the move. This will lead to a seamless technology experience wherever

you are as your data and operating system moves with you. This moves us to interoperability - the ability of technology to communicate seamlessly without the programming inherent in conventional systems integration. There are numerous devices from multiple suppliers, using different technologies to communicate, but only within their own ecosystem. Imagine a world where all these devices on different ecosystems connect together, reliably. The conversation continues around whether universal standards will ever happen, but for the near future, there is a massive opportunity for technology integrators to make sense of the currently confusing interoperability landscape for clients. Voice control is becoming the ‘must have’ user interface, ultimately, changing the way we interact with our environment for good. With the likes of Amazon Alexa and Google Home making headway, devices such as these are leading artificial intelligence (AI) into the [


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BUILD EXCELLENCE WITH CEDIA EDUCATION CEDIA brings an extensive four-day training programme to ISE 2018, focused on delivering education excellence for home technology professionals. [ real world with an increasing number of integrations and partnerships. Using the power of cloud-based computing, voice allows you to interact in a way previously not possible. There’s no doubt that 2017 was the year where voice recognition accuracy reached human parity, and 2018 will see further developments. To complement voice control, gesture recognition is an area to watch. Smart technology will interpret your movements, along with voice commands, so if you were to gesture towards a light and say, “turn that off”, hey presto, sensors will do the job for you. Intelligent glass will have the capacity to be used as a control interface, entertainment platform, art display, environmental control, and communications screen. In terms of home entertainment, flexible and movable surfaces for TV and video will soon appear in the home. With the ability to adjust its physical shape to the aspect ratio of whatever you’re watching, screens, countertop, walls, and even bathroom tiles will become interactive surfaces. Full-wall video will turn any wall into an immersive and interactive experience. Think of a wall-sized iPhone with all your favourite apps built in. These large-scale displays will change the face of architecture and interior design forever, finally bringing the famous architect Le Corbusier’s vision of a house as ‘a machine for living in’ to life. Virtual Reality (VR) is another exciting opportunity. As it matures and content is natively developed for a VR platform, it will be integrated into the home. VR taps into education, health consulting, business, and multi-player gaming; and Audioscapes and projection mapping allow for mixed reality spaces. These mixed reality rooms will begin to compete with dedicated home cinemas, as clients seek entirely immersive, 360-degree experiences where you can not only hear and see your favourite movie, but engage all your senses at the same time. We’re also likely to see a rise in augmented reality as digital information overlays aspects of our real-life experiences. Human-centered design and new assistive technologies will allow for ageing in place and bring individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities the opportunity for much greater independence at home. These technologies will enable individuals to perform tasks that they were previously unable to accomplish, or even help to manage someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia by limiting access to anything that could be dangerous. With an increasingly ageing population, we expect to see demand grow in the future to open one of the biggest opportunities the industry has ever had. In this future world, the home technology integrator is more valuable than ever for their knowledge, advice, and integration skills. Be prepared. Make sure you pay a visit to ISE 2018 and get to grips with where technology, and the future, is headed.

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EDIA Education at ISE 2018 will be rich in content for integrators, whatever their level within the industry,” said Aneta Armova-Levin, CEDIA’s Education Manager. “Our expert presenters will cover a varied range of business and technology topics in over 40 sessions at the event. Visitors can buy an All Access Pass that gives them the opportunity to attend as many sessions from the programme as they like for just €250 (excludes full-day training sessions and certification exams), and a Super Pass that will secure free entry to multiple AVIXA training sessions too. We will also offer the opportunity for integrators to sit for a CEDIA Certification exam, demonstrating how they excel within the profession. “It’s a packed CEDIA programme - that tells you ISE 2018 is the place to learn. Many classes sold out very quickly in 2017, so make sure you book your chosen courses early to avoid any disappointment in 2018.” Technology highlights in the CEDIA education programme include full-day Advanced Home Cinema Design and Rack-Building workshops, as well as a two-part Acoustics Treatment training series. Additionally, areas such as power management, power conditioning, local generation and storage, and POE will be covered. Other not-to-be-missed session topics include using VR for smart home designs, high resolution audio, lighting control, video displays, assisted living, interoperability, and much, much more. Business owners can benefit from insights provided by Leslie Shiner, the renowned US author, speaker, and trainer. Leslie’s courses will help shed light on how to grow and maximise profitability for your integration company with sessions entitled: Time Is Money; 25 Ways to Increase Profit; A Project Manager’s Guide to the Financial Stuff, and Using a Dashboard to Steer Your Company on the Right Path. CEDIA Certification will be a major focus for the association throughout 2018. By taking CEDIA’s highly respected Electronic Systems Technician (ESC-T), Designer (ESC-D), or Networking Specialist (ESC-N) Certifications, members can establish their expertise and commitment to best practice. All certification examinations will take place on Friday 9 February at the RAI Amsterdam. Attendees can also take part in CEDIA Talks. These free, 20-minute sessions are designed to introduce you to new disruptive technologies, challenge your way of thinking and, generally, blow your mind. The theme for this year is ‘10 Things You Should Pay Attention to, but Probably Aren’t’, with each Talk focused on one important ‘Thing’. Taking place on the CEDIA booth (1-E20) during every day of ISE, CEDIA Talks are not to be missed. Taking advantage of CEDIA education is quick, simple, and great value for money. CEDIA’s All Access Pass is available for pre-booking at an exclusive Early Bird rate of €250+VAT until 8 January 2018. Alternatively, individual courses can be booked on an à la carte basis. Attendees can also benefit from the joint CEDIA and AVIXA Super Pass, giving integrators access to both CEDIA and AVIXA training sessions at ISE 2018 in one simple, comprehensive ticket for €350+VAT. For more information, to buy an All Access Pass, a Super Pass and to make your booking, go to the Professional Development section of the ISE website, www.iseurope.org/professionaldevelopment. CEDIA looks forward to growing your skill-set at ISE 2018.


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TAKING AV FORWARD By David Labuskes, CTS, CAE, RCDD, Chief Executive Officer of AVIXA

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hen we made the transition from InfoComm to AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, we knew we had thousands upon thousands of people in the AV industry to thank for this progression. Our new direction reflects the industry’s remarkable success and evolution over the past few years, as well as where we expect it to take us over the next 50. Technology has come a long way - fast. Innovative AV integrators have turned technology into solutions, which create experiences that lead to positive outcomes - from collaboration, to communication, to entertainment - for customers all across the world. In becoming AVIXA, we have kept the name of our successful InfoComm tradeshows the same. We achieved record attendance at InfoComm Orlando Florida in June, as well as a string of best-ever shows from China to Mexico. AVIXA is looking forward to InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, with hopes for another high attendance year. AVIXA is also proud to be co-owners with CEDIA of the annual ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) shows. We plough all the resources raised from these shows right back into programmes that benefit our industry. This is a different AV industry than it was in 2005, when we shed the International Communications Industries Association (ICIA) name. A trade organisation that represents the AV industry needs to reflect that change. We are committed to advancing the audiovisual industry, creating a hub of community and collaboration, and acting as a catalyst for market growth around the world. The name AVIXA reflects three important characteristics of the association, its members and the industry that we represent. First, AV is who we are. Despite all the talk about convergence, audio and video are the proud building blocks of everything this industry is about. It was true in 1939 when we were founded, and it’s still true today. Second, integrated experiences - IX - are what we create. Experiences require not just technology, but also the right content and space, integrated together to achieve a desired outcome, whether that outcome is rich communication, a deep understanding or just plain wonder - the ‘wow’ that attracted so many of us to this industry. Finally, that last A in AVIXA underscores our unique role as an association, representing a thriving industry of professionals who operate in a dynamic, growing marketplace. We operate to benefit both the companies and the individuals who’ve built what we call commercial AV. And we’re committed to programmes that maximise their opportunities to succeed, whether they’re AV integrators - the lifeblood of this industry designers, manufacturers or enterprise technology managers. Nearly 80 years ago, a group of people got together to figure out how better to sell film projectors to schools. Just a couple of years ago, the association that group founded - and the association’s members - put the experience of AV at the centre of everything we do. In the modern era of convergence, commoditisation and consumerisation, the experience of AV is this industry’s clear and enduring value. AVIXA reflects that. AVIXA also mirrors the broader community that we want to build the larger ecosystem of creative people who rely on AV experiences to achieve their goals, but who maybe never saw themselves as AV professionals. I’m talking about content creators, multimedia artists,

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graphic designers and others. For us and for them, AVIXA is a chance to make new friends and build an even stronger AV industry through the talents and ideas of so many more companies and individuals, all of whom are committed to creating exceptional experiences. We do this not only to attract new participants to our industry, but also to fulfil our obligation to our core members - the integrators, manufacturers and all in our existing channel - through a recommitment of resources to support them more strongly in delivering solutions and outcomes to their customers. We did not take the decision to change our name lightly. At the start, we didn’t intend this outcome. But we’re excited and rejuvenated by it. The more we looked at serving our industry, the more this new identity and our evolving mission became self-evident. AVIXA remains committed to its core programmes, including tradeshows, certification, standards, professional training, market intelligence and others. Although the name has changed, what the industry has come to expect from AVIXA has not. In fact, AV professionals can now expect even more from their AV association. We’re looking forward to seeing you at ISE. Find out more about AVIXA at www.avixa.org


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TECHNOLOGY. INNOVATION. DESIGN. EXPERIENCE. AVIXA is hosting its TIDE conference at the Hotel Okura Amsterdam on Monday 5 February, the day before ISE 2018 starts. The first of its kind to take place in Europe, TIDE will feature European and global speakers, including a keynote from Dutch artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde.

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UNCOVER KEY INSIGHTS: Discover new ideas for driving business and creative growth. CONTEXTUALISE TECHNOLOGY: Before walking out onto the ISE tradeshow floor, reset with a day spent contextualising AV technology in terms of solutions and end results. NETWORKING: Meet like-minded professionals interested in exploring new ideas to drive business growth, in a comfortable and intimate environment conducive to making new connections.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER DAAN ROOSEGAARDE

Dutch artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde is a creative thinker and maker of social designs which explore the © Willem de Kam relation between people, technology and space. His fascination for nature and technology is reflected in his iconic designs such as Smart Highway (roads which charge from sunlight and glow at night), Waterlicht (a virtual flood) and Smog Free Project (the largest outdoor air purifier in the world, which makes jewellery from smog). Roosegaarde has won numerous awards, including the London Design Innovation Medal, the INDEX Design Award, and the World Technology Award. He exhibited at the Design Museum, London, Stedelijk Museum and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Tate Modern, Tokyo National Museum, Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs Paris, Victoria & Albert Museum, and various public spaces in Europe and Asia. He has been selected by Forbes and GOOD 100 as a creative change maker.

YOUR HOST FOR THE DAY KEVIN JACKSON

A long-standing disruptor and thought-leader, Jackson has been an influential player with some of the world’s most respected marketing services groups, including Interpublic, Grey, Saatchi, and then in the live space with Jack Morton and George P Johnson. Working with a vast range of brands, from Adidas to Zumba and everything in between, he has explored every discipline within the marketing mix.

MONDAY 5 FEBRUARY 

OTHER SPEAKERS JAN-ERIK BAARS

Currently heading the Design Management programme at the University of Applied Science in Lucerne, Switzerland, Baars is also a consultant, supporting organisations to improve effective use of design. Before founding his business in 2011, he worked for Deutsche Telekom and spent over 19 years with Philips. His work has won various design awards, including the Rotterdam Design Award and the IF-award in Gold.

PEDRO GADANHO

Pedro Gadanho is a curator, a writer and an architect. He is the Director of MAAT, the new Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology in Lisbon. Previously curator of contemporary architecture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gadanho holds an MA in art and architecture and a PhD in architecture and mass media.

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Le Bas is an award-winning creative director, architect, and SVP/Executive Creative Director at Jack Morton Worldwide, with more than 15 years of international experience in the experiential marketing industry. He has worked with clients that include Nike, Intel, Novartis, BMW, Honda, GM, and other major companies across most industries.

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AVIXA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AVIXA will offer an engaging professional development programme throughout the four days of ISE 2018. The comprehensive schedule offers something for everyone in a concise format, from education sessions to partner conferences and free FlashTrack sessions.

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he entire breadth of AVIXA education is easily accessible to delegates at the show through an All Access Pass (AVIXA Members Early Bird: €250, Non-members Early Bird €325), which is available through registration on the ISE website. This pass will allow the holder to attend as many sessions as they can fit into their busy show schedule. A joint AVIXA and CEDIA Super Pass is also available for €350 for members and €425 for non-members (Early Bird pricing) which will give attendees access to education content from both associations.

AVIXA Conferences

AVIXA is teaming up with three professional bodies to produce two insightful conferences at ISE 2018. The End User conference with Owen Ellis, Chairman of the AV User Group, will discuss real projects and how to create value by focusing on customer experiences. AVIXA’s Higher Education conference with SCHOMS and EUNIS will look at innovative design in learning and collaboration spaces. These conferences will evaluate real-life examples and discuss key teachings from these, as well as delve deeper into industry trends at the forefront of AV design right now.

Free FlashTrack Sessions

The AVIXA FlashTracks are free 20-minute education sessions that will be held across all four days of ISE 2018 at stand 13-N110 in the RAI (between Halls 10 and 13). FlashTrack education is designed for AV professionals of all experience levels, and will focus on hot topics in the industry such as interactive digital experiences, understanding 4K, user experience and much more. Delegates do not need an All Access Pass to attend the AVIXA FlashTrack sessions and will be able to watch as many as they like on the timetable. Start planning your professional development at ISE 2018 now. AVIXA looks forward to seeing you there.

FOUR KEY EDUCATION TRACKS

Highlighting the changing expectations of the industry, AVIXA has created four distinct tracks within its education programme, which will make it simple for delegates to choose sessions that are relevant to them. Each education session follows one of the four tracks, which are: USER EXPERIENCE: The user experience has emerged as the primary driver of success in project outcomes. This track will help you to examine your work through the eyes of your end user. AVIXA’s stimulating sessions will include highly engaging discussions, case studies and activities to propel you to create exceptional experiences with your clients. AV/IT: The digital capture and transport of AV signals presents both ongoing challenges and opportunities. Keeping up-to-date with the ever-evolving state of play in the digital realm is critical. In the AV/IT track, discover the latest in protocols and applications to keep you ahead of the game.

DESIGN: What makes a great design? Systems design is evolving into integrated experience design, and the rules are changing. The Design track features sessions to help you develop better design strategies.

EMERGING TRENDS: What’s new in technology, business and user culture? Join AVIXA for these informative sessions to stimulate your thinking and stay ahead as the industry evolves.


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HOW WE’RE TALKING UP YOU AND AV By Brad Grimes, AVIXA

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and technology is better than going it alone and just buying a bunch of screens. And we met retail designers who know about our InfoComm tradeshows and have made a habit of attending to stay on top of trends. One asked how our industries could work more together. We said we’d continue to attend their events and more of them should attend ours, where they’ll find new programmes, content, and solution providers that speak to their need to tell a brand’s story through AV. As a global organisation, AVIXA took the message of AV experiences to retailers in Europe at the Retail Week Interiors conference in the UK, with further plans afoot to raise awareness. AVIXA has also reached out to the financial services and hospitality industries to discuss the benefits of AV. The hospitality market is growing faster than retail - more than 10% a year globally according to the IOTA report. In our survey of the hospitality industry, we found a market that was very interested in how AV solutions could make the hotel, restaurant, or cruise experience more engaging. A whopping 74% were interested in working augmented or virtual reality into a future project - an indication that hospitality is a market open to AV innovation. In early December, we were in Berlin for OEB 2017 - a global conference about learning technology - where we stressed the importance

of new AV and collaboration platforms to education. AVIXA already has an engaged community of higher education tech managers in its membership. The goal of speaking at events like OEB, is to underscore to provosts, department heads, administrators and more, how giving additional resources to those tech managers and adopting richer AV solutions can lead to better learning outcomes. I tell you, this is the most fun we have - getting out there and telling decision makers what pro AV can do for them. People understand AV instinctively; they have 65in TVs and surroundsound systems, which can be a blessing and a curse. They don’t need convincing that AV is awesome, but it takes a little horn-tooting on behalf of the commercial AV industry for them to understand there’s value in investing in AV done properly. Have you been involved in a great install recently? As your trade association, we’re happy to brag about it behind your back. Let me know at bgrimes@avixa.org. Brad Grimes is Director of Communications for AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, and the former editor of Pro AV magazine. He edited the McGraw-Hill Education books CTS-D, Certified Technology Specialist-Design Exam Guide; CTS: Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide: Second Edition; and Networked AV Systems.


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ith growth of over 7% per year forecast (by Markets and Markets) for digital signage, there’s still plenty of life in it. The retail industry was among the first to see its value, and it is now said to account for around 40% of all digital signage business, yet researcher Technavio forecasts that the market for displays in stores, food outlets, shopping malls and so on will grow by 15% in the next few years. That’s driven partially, and perhaps remarkably, by new retail users who have yet to embrace the technology.

“Digital signage can be a powerful Big Data application. We’re starting to see more solutions that understand better who’s on the other side of the screen – either through sensing technology or mobile integration – and can create more personal experiences through data. What good is a cool, interactive, hotel wayfinding display that keeps recommending steak restaurants to a vegetarian?” Brad Grimes, Director of Communications, AVIXA The business model in retail is now well established and changes are likely to be incremental rather than revolutionary; the trends already apparent at ISE 2017 are likely to be further developed in 2018. Increasingly, the emphasis back stage is on ease of use and ease of deployment and management, as well as the continuing quest to measure and maximise RoI, with front of house focusing on personalisation, interactivity and engagement.

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR • According to Grand View Research, the Bluetooth beacon market will be worth $58.7 billion by 2025, experiencing CAGR of over 95%. Much of that money is likely to be spent in the digital signage market as users turn to the technology to engage with consumers’ mobile devices to deliver personalised experiences that will engage them and be a key part of the ‘customer journey’, together with technologies such as multi-touch. Expect to see an increased number of digital signage hardware and software solutions specifically designed to heighten engagement. • Proponents of purpose-designed digital signage players point to their innate stability and reliability as a key advantage over other playout mechanisms; a critical attribute for a 24/7 environment. They tend also to be optimally integrated with the leading content management systems, making deployment more straightforward. Dedicated players continue, however, to be under threat from PC-based solutions as well as SoC (system-on-chip) technology embedded in screens. Look out for examples of an evolution (think ‘hybrid’) in digital signage players as evidence that they will not only survive, but thrive. • Increasingly, digital signage screens are being equipped with inbuilt cameras (and other sensors). ‘Behind’ those cameras are AI-based machine recognition algorithms that can detect not only the presence of a viewer, but also the age and sex of that viewer, potentially adapting the communication accordingly. Sophisticated implementations can even detect the viewer’s reaction to on-screen content, changing it rapidly if it is not eliciting a positive response. ISE 2018 is likely to see growing use of AI (and Big Data) across the board to deliver actionable information – especially in digital signage.

• Why do the most successful digital signage implementations feature a mix of content, combining advertising, information and news? Simply: the same content loop repeated again and again becomes background blur, failing to get viewer attention because it is predictable – anathema to digital signage users. Attracting eyeballs is the name of the game. Large, bright screens are one way of doing this but, as ever, content is king, as it is this that drives engagement. New ways of combining and delivering content are likely to be a feature of ISE 2018. • With rapidly diminishing pixel pitches – now down well below 1.0mm – meaning they can be viewed from much closer distances, LED is starting to find favour in places where it could previously not be considered, and that includes in-store digital signage. That alone would not secure competitive advantage: their inherent ruggedness, and the creative opportunity provided by bezel-less displays, are two key benefits. LED will continue to make significant inroads into environments and applications that have long been the stronghold of LCD-based displays. • Market analyst, Research and Markets, says that the 4K technology market will grow at over 26% per year over the next five years. The transition from Full HD to Ultra HD is ongoing, not least because of the demands the higher resolution makes on the supporting network infrastructure; demands that are only now beginning to be met. Digital signage will be in the vanguard of 4K adoption, because image is (almost) everything. 4K resolution is unquestionably the future in displays, and ISE will give visitors the opportunity to find out how the 4K infrastructure is developing.


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“The gamification - enabling learning through games, scoring, competition, and more - of education stands to have a positive impact, leading to better education outcomes, and it’s best facilitated through interactive and immersive technologies. Education sometimes lags behind other markets in its adoption of new technology, but expect to see a growing appetite in schools around the world for all things digital.” Brad Grimes, Director of Communications, AVIXA Image courtesy of Promethean

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o its great credit, the professional audiovisual industry has played a crucial role in transforming how children learn and students are taught; a transformation that, it is widely agreed, has been entirely beneficial. Given its success, it’s unsurprising that EdTechXGlobal predicts that spending on educational technology will reach a massive $252 billion worldwide by 2020, growing at 17% per year. However, notes the company’s study, there is still much to achieve in the digitisation of schools and universities, resulting in a vast, untapped market.

While mobile devices (phones, tablets, laptops and so on) are now widely embedded in the classroom and lecture hall, the goal for many is that every pupil or student should have personal access to one; a goal that is still far from being reached. The buzz phrase here is the ‘flipped classroom’ in which the teacher is no longer the focus, but a facilitator. For those working in, or supplying to, educational organisations and who are looking to find out what’s coming, ISE 2018 holds substantial promise.

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR • In June 2017, during a 24-hour time period, three schools in Birmingham, England, were placed in lockdown. In May 2016, 26 schools were closed on the same day after receiving bomb threats. In the future, educational establishments may spend as much on AV technology protecting their pupils as they do on helping them learn. In the USA, many manufacturers and integrators are delivering a broad range of lockdown systems to schools. It seems likely that such systems will increasingly make their way into Europe as the number of threats continues to rise. • The interactive white board (IWB) has been an educational technology success story since it was first introduced in 1991, creating a new kind of learning environment. Gradually, however, it is being supplanted by large flat panel displays that feature multi-touch interaction and provide support for a wide range of educational applications. Lower cost of ownership, easier installation and greater usability are cited as the key advantages. The IWB is far from dead, however, as ISE 2018 will demonstrate. • A malware payload delivered by a phishing email encrypted every hard drive at University College, London in June 2017 in a socalled ‘ransomware’ attack. The risk to network security is only increasing as the BYOD phenomenon gathers pace. It will be vital for schools and universities to mitigate against this type of attack, through improved device management and authentication and more sophisticated network management. Suppliers of educational technology are embracing the need to maximise the protection

of the network and data that are increasingly at the heart of educational operations. • Gamification is, according to one expert, not about turning learning into games, but about applying the science of motivation to help students stay focused and motivated, rewarding achievement and encouraging collaboration and improving learner engagement. Numerous studies have concluded that gamification achieves its aim of improving educational outcomes. Educators coming to ISE 2018 are likely to be looking for the ‘killer app’ of tomorrow. • The cloud is assuming greater significance for educational institutions. Not only does it provide a more secure approach to storing data, but it also makes that data available from wherever a pupil or student is, thus enabling learning at home to be a natural continuum of learning in the classroom. The cloud is also home to massive online open courses (MOOCs), a market forecast by Frost and Sullivan to be worth $8.5 billion by 2022. In education, as is the case in so many AV environments, the hardware is only a vehicle for the optimum delivery of the appropriate content. • Of all segments of the AV technology marketplace, education perhaps holds the greatest promise for virtual and augmented reality. VR is particularly appropriate for the participative, rather than passive, style of learning that is increasingly being favoured in the classroom in order to drive greater knowledge retention. Visitors to ISE 2018 can expect to see increasing numbers of VR/AR-enabled solutions.


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“Virtual user interfaces (VUIs) such as those popularised by Amazon are still big news, but we’re also seeing a real buzz around ‘aging in place’ and augmented reality, both of which we think can represent real opportunities for the custom install industry.” Walt Zerbe, Senior Director of Technology and Standards, CEDIA Image courtesy of Elan

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ccording to researcher Mordor Intelligence, the global smart home market will be worth an incredible $119 billion in five years’ time, growing at over 14% per year. Other analysts paint a similar picture. There is little doubt that the smart homes market is maturing, with real products and real solutions becoming available. If there is a cloud on the horizon, it’s the relative proliferation of proprietary standards as opposed to open standards such as ZigBee that are designed to facilitate true interoperability.

It could be said that the past year has belonged to Amazon, with an estimated 10 million Echo and Dot units shipped in a 12-month period. Those devices are now an established part of the professional custom install industry, and voice as the preferred method of interacting with home automation and entertainment systems is now fully established. So-called VUIs, however, as widespread as they have become, are merely a front-end for increasingly sophisticated and highly integrated residential solutions.

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR • With each passing month, the internet of things (IoT) becomes more of a reality for the home, allowing us expansive yet detailed control of our living environment. It’s been said before: there is, indeed, an app for everything, as our smartphones become our interface of choice. But for high-end installations, is the purpose-built control panel still the favoured option? It will be interesting to see if ISE witnesses the introduction of new designs, or whether the smartphone is now truly ubiquitous. • Home entertainment has been taking leaps forward, with solid state illumination (SSI) projectors transforming cost of ownership by replacing short-lived lamps with long-lived lasers and LEDs, while Dolby Atmos and its competitors – DTS:X and Auro-3D – are revolutionising what’s possible with truly immersive sound. For many, however, a 7.1.4 speaker configuration, with four ceilingmounted speakers, will be impractical. True Dolby Atmos content is still somewhat thin on the ground. Sound bars are rapidly becoming a ‘must have’ accessory for larger TVs; new bars featuring Dolby Atmos technology are likely to feature at ISE. • The responsibility of integrators to ensure the absolute security of the home networks they install has been put in a new light with domestic customers in the USA having sued their installer for not protecting them against breaches; putting those installers out of business. The challenges are only exacerbated with the advent of the IoT, and the growing aspirations of homeowners. Expect to see more solutions that will help custom installers take the necessary home security steps.

• So far, Google Home hasn’t managed to put much of a dent in the impressive sales of Amazon’s Echo and Dot. Apple has launched its Siri-based HomePod to try to get a slice of the smart speaker action, and Microsoft’s Cortana is featured in the Harman Kardon Invoke. Voice-activated remote controls for TV, for example, struggled to take off, but this new generation of devices seems to have caught everyone’s imagination. It’s hard to see Google, Apple or Microsoft challenging Amazon’s supremacy and making inroads into the market, but those are three industry players you underestimate at your peril. • It’s estimated that two-thirds of all the people who have ever lived to 65 and beyond are alive today. That equates to over 600 million people, comprising just less than 10% of the total population. An aging population presents enormous challenges, verging on crisis, but also opportunities, especially in an era where care outside the home is rapidly becoming unaffordable. ‘Aging in place’ is the new buzz phrase. Custom install solutions designed for this huge and rapidly-growing market seem likely to proliferate, especially those that allow ‘remote care’ by concerned offspring. • There seems little doubt that virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality will assume increasing significance for all of us in the coming years, and it will almost certainly have a profound impact on the AV industry. The same can be said for artificial intelligence. But: how, and where? ISE may help us understand whether AR, VR and MR have a role to play in the residential market beyond entertainment, and what the role of AI might be.


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avigant Research suggests that 2017 was a tipping point in which “building owners and key decision makers accelerated investments in intelligent building solutions that embody the technology foundation of digital transformation”. The scalable, secure and open platforms of these solutions are, the company said, generating cost savings, providing energy efficiency and sustainability improvements, and enhancing occupant satisfaction. Estimates as to its potential size vary wildly, perhaps because of complexities in defining the market. Zion Research put it at $36 billion by 2020, with a CAGR of over 30%, while Technavio puts growth at ‘only’ 12%.

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“Smart buildings and cities stand to be a significant market for the pro-AV industry in the years ahead. Researchers for our IOTA (Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis) report indicate that the drive towards smarter buildings is generating demand for more and better control system technology. And from a solution standpoint, it means the build-out of more and more sophisticated command and control facilities for monitoring all the data and video that smart buildings create.” Brad Grimes, Director of Communications, AVIXA Many commentators note that there is a shift taking place in smart buildings, which takes traditional building management system approaches but adds to them the concept that it’s the people, not the buildings, that are important. Smart software will help establish a superior connection between office space and its inhabitants (air quality management, given its impact on productivity, is likely to become a focus), and may even leverage individual employee IDs to set personalised preferences.

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR • Research and Markets recently issued a report looking at startup companies – often venture capital-funded – targeting the smart buildings market. The company notes the growing significance of IoT as a way of connecting sensors to central building management systems. Smart buildings have long been the market preserve of some of the major industrial players, but will ISE 2018 see increasing numbers of small companies addressing the space with nimble, innovative solutions? • Smart buildings, with their extensive arrays of connected sensors for heating, lighting, security, occupancy and so on, are capable of generating a torrent of data – Big Data. The real value of smart buildings comes, not with the ability to automate day-to-day control of, for example, energy consumption (Siemens says buildings account for 41% of energy consumption worldwide), but by capturing that data, analysing it and turning it into actionable information that can inform strategic and tactical decisions about how to optimise building management. AI has a role to play here and can be expected to underpin new software solutions that ‘bring it all together’, allowing data-driven building management. • The projected growth in the smart buildings market may be hampered by the continuing plethora of connectivity technologies, with no single standard yet agreed. KNX (which combines three previous standards) has a strong position, but other building management protocols such as DALI for lighting and BACnet still have their niches. Smart buildings researcher Memoori calls it a “fragmented ecosystem”. What’s needed is a single ‘do everything’

protocol. Could it be TSN (Time Sensitive Networking), the development of AVB (Audio Video Bridging) which has its sights firmly set on the Internet of Things? ISE may give us a clue. • Estate managers are now able, more than ever before, to assess which spaces are being used, with what frequency, and by how many people. Beyond that, an increasingly mobile or remote working employee base means that demands for traditional office space are changing, and need to be reflected in building management strategy – with the aim of reducing real estate costs. Increasingly, building management systems will not only address energy consumption, security and so on, but also space and asset optimisation. • It is widely agreed that the millennial generation, which constitutes close to half the workforce, has working environment preferences that need to be reflected if talent is to be recruited and retained. That’s why we’ve seen the rise of the so-called ‘huddle room’ – flexible, ad hoc spaces where informal meetings can be quickly convened. New generation facilities management systems will still likely have cost saving and corporate sustainability goals at their heart, but in the future expect more attention to be paid to meeting building occupant expectations. • The smart buildings market is unlikely to remain immune to the progressive IT-ification of the AV industry, with building management systems increasingly leveraging the corporate network, and building/ employee security sitting alongside data/network security as an IT responsibility. Will the solutions on show at ISE 2018 reflect that emerging reality?


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eetings have always been central to the way business works. Over the past two decades, the AV industry has helped transform them. Unified communications (UC), as the name implies, encompasses all of the ways in which we interact and, more importantly, attempts to integrate them into a simple, seamless experience. With a worthwhile goal like that, it’s no surprise that Grand View Research believes the UC market will be worth almost $100 billion in five years’ time. The market is, however, transitioning and with the inexorable rise of huddle rooms, the ‘digital workplace’ and so-called ‘activity-based working’ it is now a far cry from the palatial videoconferencing suites of yesteryear. At the heart of that transition are two key

“At ISE 2018, we’re expecting to see more service-based solutions such as cloud telephony, cloud video, cloud storage, cloud collaboration, an increase in online corporate video streaming hosted services, allied production technologies, and even more Skype for Business solutions.” Gareth Lloyd, Marketing & Communications Manager, Saville AV drivers: the growing population that is no longer office-based (work is no longer a place – it’s an activity), and the working preferences of the millennials who, by 2020, will form the majority of the workforce.

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR • The new way of working is casual, informal, unstructured, with ad hoc meetings convened ‘on the fly’ in the nearest available space, rather than in a formal conference room that needs to be booked weeks in advance. They’re interactive, designed to facilitate sharing and the exchange of ideas, and they leverage AV technology to enable this. The huddle room phenomenon so evident at ISE 2017 will be no less so this year. It’s a market for which almost every UC vendor has an offering. It’ll be interesting to see if ISE shows us only incremental improvements, or something radically new and exciting. • There’s a growing feeling among end users and AV solutions providers that Microsoft’s Skype for Business (SfB) is establishing a dominant position in the UC market, and that a UC solution that doesn’t have it at its heart is unlikely to have a long-term future. Momentum is unquestionably building to the point where it can be considered the industry standard. Previously, a less-than-ideal enterprise voice or video integration platform, it’s now displacing incumbent vendors around the world. ISE 2018 will see the introduction of many more UC solutions based on Microsoft’s offering. • While on-premise UC deployments were said to account for almost 60% of the installed base in 2015, the dynamic is changing with a shift towards hosted, cloud-based, UCaaS implementations. These are claimed to provide better flexibility, enhanced scalability, reduced cost, simpler maintenance and are more appropriate for geographically-dispersed organisations. Further developments in cloud technology will certainly accelerate this trend. Look out for an increasing number of vendors offering integrated support for third party-facilitated solutions.

• In the huddle room environment, the USB interface appears to be ubiquitous with USB-connected cameras, USB-connected microphones and so on, as UC solutions are scaled up from consumer devices rather than scaled down from earlier meeting connectivity solutions; simple user plug ’n’ play is at the centre of the design approach. What many are looking for, however, are real solutions that leverage that simplicity into an integrated whole, together with services that make all those USB devices easier to manage. Will ISE deliver on either of those desires? • AI will increasingly permeate the AV industry, and those who find imaginative, innovative uses for it that deliver compelling business outcomes will likely succeed. In the UC market, the opportunity exists to further facilitate communication between meeting participants if AI can be used for natural language recognition and automatic translation. AI can perhaps also be used for facial recognition for improved participant customisation and personalisation. AI is coming soon to an AV application near you. • With the world of business continually evolving and changing in response to shifts in politics, finance and demographics, there has always been a realisation that today’s solution may not be right for tomorrow. Historically, that has meant value was placed on upgradability, scalability and flexibility, in a bid for ‘future-proof’ solutions. Now, the RoI landscape is changing: the new paradigm is becoming one in which timescales are shorter, so initial investment is lower, with a view to short-term replacement. That’s driving down UC prices, meaning we’ll see new levels of affordability at ISE 2018.


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s in just about every facet of the audiovisual industry, the discussion in the audio world is all about networking and the migration of multichannel audio distribution to Ethernet platforms. It’s also hugely relevant for those involved in live events. Audio, to the undoubted horror of audiophiles, is becoming little more than packets of data and something else to clog up the IT department’s infrastructure; albeit much less than video. While improvements in

“From an audio point of view, we’re hoping ISE 2018 will see more integration of Dante into AV products. We’d also like to see more consideration given to handling surround sound in integrated AV environments such as commercial decoders, down mixers and so on. Our third wish is to see more in the way of controlled-dispersion speakers.” Andi Allan, Senior Design Engineer, Reflex sound quality are still possible, even if highly incremental, the focus for audio manufacturers is increasingly on new applications, aesthetics and ease of installation and use. Audio technologies such as Dolby Atmos offer exciting potential to the live events industry, creating the opportunity of providing captivating sound for enthralling images. Here, though, the real excitement surrounds the ‘phygital’ experience; the new buzzword to describe an environment, often enabled by VR/AR, in which the physical and digital worlds merge and become indistinguishable from each other.

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR • In the competition to establish a networked audio standard, there’s little doubt that the AVnu Alliance, with its open AVB (audio video bridging) offering, currently lags far behind Audinate’s proprietary (but de facto standard) Dante solution in terms of industry acceptance. In theory, an open standard should prevail, plus AVB has aspirations to play in the Internet of Things space, making it potentially very attractive. Will ISE 2018 see numbers of manufacturers declare allegiance to AVB, or will Dante maintain its significant adoption edge? • The Media Networking Alliance – the association behind the AES67 standard – and 14 of its members recently took part in the SMPTE ST 2110 interoperability demonstration, showing how AES67 provides signal interoperability across all of the current leading IP-based audio networking protocols. The SMPTE 2110 standard is expected to have been published before the RAI opens its doors. For anyone who doubts that IP networking of audio is the future, ISE 2018 will be the place to convince them otherwise. Look out for numerous new network-connectable audio platforms. • According to some industry commentators, Dolby Atmos is the future of sound, although competing technologies like DTS:X and Auro-3D may have something to say about that. These 360-degree audio technologies unquestionably have a place in cinema, and are finding their way into increasing numbers of homes, but how will they be deployed in the mainstream pro-AV market? Live events and immersive experiences are obvious candidates, but which other sectors could utilise this technology? ISE will be the place

to find out whether three-dimensional sound can be more than a niche solution. • When it comes to live events, projectors continue to reign. The advent of SSI (solid state illumination) has been transformative, using LEDs and lasers instead of lamps, with brightness now reaching upwards of 30,000 lumens. Those projectors are also getting smarter, providing the functionality and processing performance necessary to deliver the mapping which is central to many of the highest profile events. More manufacturers embracing SSI and higher brightness projectors will be prominent at ISE this time around. • 4K/Ultra HD projectors, capable of delivering more detailed images on larger surfaces, are also becoming commonplace. The higher resolution, however, creates challenges for the supporting infrastructure such as image processors and media servers, not to mention the bandwidth necessary to move those images around. HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2 are key technologies here, as is networked video. New products that support the substantial demands of 4K (and beyond) in a live events environment are expected to feature at ISE. • AI, blended experiences, social media integration via live video and virtual/augmented reality are expected to be among the biggest trends for live events in 2018 and beyond. 3D may not have had the impact many hoped, but virtual reality promises to transform spectacles such as sport and concerts with experiences that are both communal and individual. Live events won’t be the only part of the AV industry that will embrace VR/AR.

OUR THANKS TO… Brad Grimes, Director of Communications, AVIXA

Walt Zerbe, Senior Director of Technology and Standards, CEDIA

Gareth Lloyd, Marketing & Communications Manager, Saville AV

Andi Allan, Senior Design Engineer, Reflex


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PRODUCTS & INNOVATIONS As in previous years, ISE 2018 will play host to numerous product launches and industry firsts. Over the next few pages we highlight some of the technologies and innovations to look out for on the showfloor.

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Introducing the Cameo Zenit B60, iDMX Core and App

Achieve optimum coverage with LD Systems’ Curv 500 Duplex Satellite

With the Zenit B60 and the iDMX Core and App, Cameo combines professional yet affordable lighting performance, compact dimensions, user-friendly control and high battery power to create an extremely versatile lighting solution so you can easily turn your visions into reality. The IP65 rated Zenit B60 sports an LG Chem super-capacity lithium-ion battery, 4x15W long-life Cree RGBW LEDs and a set of light-shaping diffusers, making it suitable for even the most eccentric of lighting projects. Say goodbye to cables and gain efficiency and profitability by going 100% wireless. Say hello to the new Zenit B60 and iDMX Core and App.

Providing tightly focused long-throw coverage, the Curv 500 Duplex Satellite expands the system’s configuration options in on-stage applications and fixed installations. The unique unibody enclosure of die cast aluminium features two 4in midrange drivers and six 1in high frequency drivers with patented WaveAhead technology delivering balanced high-definition audio. The Duplex is primarily intended for creating spiral arrays in combination with multiple standard satellites making up the bottom curvature. This allows you to configure the system for optimum coverage throughout the listening area from front to rear. The Curv 500 Duplex is ready for cableless SmartLink plug-andplay connection and available in black or white.

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Analog Way

Analog Way unveils its new premium media servers Following the recent acquisition of Picturall, a market leader for high-performance media playback systems, Analog Way introduces its own range of premium media servers. Built on Analog Way’s long experience in ruggedised image processing hardware, used for fixed installations and live events, the new Analog Way Picturall Series has been designed to provide a robust, heavy-duty platform that delivers optimised uptimes and durability. This new range is based on the 10-year-old, rock-solid and field proven Picturall software engine, renowned for its extreme reliability, easy setup and flexible control solutions. With resolutions up to 8K, cutting-edge uncompressed playback performances and the ability to drive up to 16 4K@60 projectors or

LED processors from a single server unit, the new Analog Way media servers are the natural choice to drive any corporate events, live shows, high-end theatre productions or large-scale digital signage projects around the world. STAND: 3-B130


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HDBaseT 4-play support on four Midra series models The Midra series of seamless switchers delivers Analog Way’s uncompromising processing and high-quality manufacturing in a costeffective, easy to use range of products with outstanding value-for-price. Introducing HDBaseT support on new models QuickMatriX - H, Pulse2 - H, SmartMatriX2 - H and Saphyr - H further boosts the units’ versatility and offers more flexibility for fixed installations. These four new models feature up to 10 seamless inputs, including two or four HDBaseT inputs supporting video, embedded audio and Ethernet pass through. The two first HDBaseT inputs also support PoE+. Each new model also features two outputs with mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT connectors. In addition to HDBaseT support, these four new models continue to offer advanced video effects for elegant AV presentations; real-time, ultra-low latency image processing; true seamless switching; advanced audio management and a user-friendly drag-and-drop GUI. The Midra series is controllable via standard automation drivers and advanced IT protocols. STAND: 3-B130

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Bang & Olufsen and Origin Acoustics launch high-end outdoor speaker

Unique and wireless music system as interior art

Bang & Olufsen is partnering with Origin Acoustics in the creation of a new outdoor speaker, named Terrestrial, which will be demonstrated at ISE 2018. This speaker aims to give exceptional outdoor acoustic pleasure with customisable options in performance and design to suit different needs and installations. It comes in a package of two basic speaker units and a wall bracket, each unit consisting of two modules as the minimum setup. The Terrestrial speaker is designed by Torsten Valeur, David Lewis Design House. The chosen material of the speaker and front grill is anodised aluminium, crafted with the significant Bang & Olufsen surface lines. Aluminium has been chosen for its signal strength and durability. The sound design is simply the best within outdoor speakers, giving you different excellent sound direction opportunities. Depending on the number of speaker modules, the sound will be optimised according to the installation and surroundings.

The BeoSound Shape is Bang & Olufsen’s new beautiful wireless speaker system, celebrating great sound and design. It is created as a modular art combination of hexagonal shapes that can be custom-designed and placed on the wall as an interior piece. The speaker system is designed by Øiving Alexander Slaatto and consists of a combination of speakers, amplifiers and sound absorbing tiles that can be combined in different patterns, fabrics and colours to make it possible to match any interior and tastes. The colour range will change over time. It is the first sound system that also has a function when switched off. It is simply a piece of art, contributing to comfortable acoustic in the room. When it comes to setup, there are many possibilities - you can go from two speakers to as many as 44 in one setup.

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Basalte

Multiroom audio tailors to high-end home needs At ISE, Basalte will showcase the Asano multiroom audio system: a comprehensive solution for high-quality music and audio around the house. Not only can you freely combine the powerful amplifiers for a custom number of zones, the S4 music server also offers extensive access to Spotify, Deezer, internet radio and your own music library. The Belgian design company doesn’t settle on the controls either. The beautiful app for iOS and Android is very intuitive and easy to use. Besides the app, you can also control Asano within the KNX home automation system through different user interfaces, including switches, touchscreens, etc. Basalte will demonstrate the full system at ISE 2018, including its oncoming range of high-end speakers with a wide choice of finishes, for any type of interior. STAND: 5-R120

Blackmagic Design

High-quality streaming with Blackmagic Web Presenter The Blackmagic Web Presenter is the fastest and easiest way to get live, high-quality video directly onto the web. By making any SDI or HDMI video source appear as a USB webcam, the Web Presenter allows users to stream live via YouTube Live, Facebook Live, Twitch.tv or Periscope. The Web Presenter has a compact 1/3 RU design and can also liveswitch programs using its two-input production switcher, making it a full live production solution for location broadcast. Blackmagic Web Presenter is designed for both a new generation of web broadcasters as well as live events teams. AV professionals can create high-quality

streams of seminars and conferences, event producers can broadcast live from major concerts and tours, and gamers can even share their gameplay with online player communities. The Web Presenter will be showcased at ISE 2018. STAND: 3-C140

Blackmagic Design

The world’s smallest all-in-one broadcast switcher

Featuring an extremely portable design, the ATEM Television Studio HD is the world’s smallest all-in-one broadcast switcher. Packed with high-end features, the switcher makes it possible to create an entire program mix, complete with effects and transitions, right from the front panel. The ATEM Television Studio HD is perfect for AV professionals, live

events teams and the next generation of web broadcasters, and can be used on a variety of productions; from studio shows and live sports, to video blogs, gaming videos, internet talk shows, weddings, seminars and more. As well as eight inputs and built-in DVE, it also features resynchronisation on every input for glitch-free switching. The ATEM Television Studio HD can act as a front-end controller for AV systems and cleanly switch between sources with the press of a button. The ATEM Television Studio HD will be showcased at ISE 2018. STAND: 3-C140


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Bose Professional

Bose Professional EdgeMax in-ceiling loudspeakers with PhaseGuide technology Bose Professional EdgeMax in-ceiling premium loudspeakers feature proprietary Bose PhaseGuide technology, which provides roomfilling coverage while improving overall sound quality compared to the performance of conventional ceiling loudspeakers. Designed for mounting near wall boundaries, EdgeMax loudspeakers project premium sound throughout rooms up to 26-metres wide using only perimeter mounting locations, and can effectively cover an area that would require up to four conventional conical-coverage models. EdgeMax loudspeakers produce excellent intelligibility for speech and full-frequency response for music, making them ideal for retail, commercial, industrial,

institutional and conferencing applications. They are available with two different horizontal coverage patterns: EM90 models provide nominal 90-degree horizontal coverage and are intended for mounting near room corners, and EM180 models provide nominal 180-degree horizontal coverage and are intended for mounting near wall boundaries centred along target coverage zones. Both feature 75-degree asymmetrical vertical coverage, optimised for ceiling heights between 2.5 and 6 metres.

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Install videowalls in any configuration with Chief

Chief Portable Display Stand setup in under two minutes

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Chief allows you to create the eye-catching experience you want with the ability to rotate, adjust and lock the display to any angle on Fusion and ConnexSys mounts. The Freestyle Rotation Adapter (FRA) enables infinite orientation possibilities with 90-degrees of rotation that can be installed in different positions to achieve 360 degrees of range. Positive lockouts are at 15-degree increments. The FRA is compatible with the ConnexSys Video Wall Mounting System, which provides fine adjustment features and allows for a range of sizes and brands to stay flush with each other. The accessory is also compatible with Fusion wall, ceiling and single display freestanding mounts. When combined with the new Fusion Depth Accessory (FCADA) and single-stud Fusion mounts, displays can be set at different depth levels for overlapping possibilities. Additional compatibility information can be found at milestone.com/freestyle.

The PRSU Portable Flat Panel Stand was designed for every stage of use from storage to transport, to setup and teardown. The PRSU incorporates industry-first, intuitive installation features that ensure both installers and end-users can set it up in under two minutes, even the first time. No tools or screws are needed to assemble the stand. The rugged design can withstand the wear and tear that is commonplace in the rental and staging market. Other stands can become marked up over time, particularly on chrome parts. Equally important is the PRSU design when not in use. The PRSU folds up for easy space savings and can be stored in a customised, wheeled case accessory, which can be stacked or set upright to accommodate various truck and warehouse spaces. Features include tilt, tool-less height adjust, cable management, padlock security, and landscape and portrait orientations.

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Crestron

Make meetings more productive with Crestron Mercury tabletop conference system Crestron Mercury is the core of modern meeting spaces. It enables people to call, present and collaborate. It supports any web collaboration service and open SIP calls, plus it features a built-in 7in touchscreen, high-performance speaker, four microphones, Bluetooth, occupancy sensors and more. Crestron Mercury is secure, and can be deployed and managed over the cloud as part of a complete managed enterprise. It can turn any space into a video conference room by simply connecting a laptop running Microsoft Teams, Zoom Rooms, Skype for Business, Cisco WebEx, GotoMeeting, or another web conferencing or UC application. By connecting the laptop via USB, Crestron Mercury provides enhanced audio along with a highdefinition view of the whole room through the included USB camera. It also integrates directly with Microsoft Exchange or Crestron Fusion, allowing seamless room scheduling and automation. Crestron Mercury is everything you need to ensure productive and successful meetings. STAND: 2-C20

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DM-NVX-350 compact video encoder/ decoder on show

Reservation system with scheduling overview and on-premises setup

DigitalMedia NVX technology transports ultra-high definition 4K60 and 4:4:4 video over standard Gigabit Ethernet. Support for HDR video (HDR10) and HDCP 2.2 ensures the ultimate in picture quality and compatibility. Using standards-based Ethernet wiring and switches, DM NVX delivers an infinitely scalable, high-performance solution for enterprise-wide 4K content distribution. DM-NVX employs advanced security features and protocols. The Crestron DM-NVX-350 is a compact video encoder/decoder designed to function as either a transmitter or receiver with the ability to switch between the two modes. Featuring simple browser-based control, configuration, and management, USB 2.0 for cameras, microphones, whiteboards, and KVM routing, and support for copper and fibre LAN connectivity, the DM-NVX-350 offers a one-stop solution for anysized network AV installation. It can also manage video scaling and video wall processing for up to 64 displays and employs highquality JPEG 2000 encoding using a patent-pending technology that scales and decodes simultaneously.

The touchONE is a multilingual reservation system for any meeting place. This technology is suitable for large corporate installations as well as for small offices. Make a simple reservation straight from the touch panel, computer or mobile device through Outlook, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange Server or Google G Suite. The 7in or 12in touch panel shows the current state of the room, such as meeting cancelling or prolongation, and allows a room reservation. Many other functions are available. All touch panels are equipped with green/red indicators for free/occupied rooms. The touchONE can also show an overall summary of all reservations, for example in the lobby or at the reception. No special software and no expert knowledge is necessary as the installation and setup are quick and easy. On-premises setup and room usage statistics are provided through the plug and play unit using an intuitive web interface. More information is available on www.touchONE.eu.

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The new ATEM Television Studio HD is a powerful professional switcher with HDMI and SDI inputs, multiview, talkback, DVE, media players and more! ATEM Television Studio HD is the first production switcher designed for both broadcast and AV professionals! You get 4 SDI and 4 HDMI inputs with re-sync, along with multiview, talkback, DVE, an audio mixer, media players and more. It’s perfect for both traditional and web broadcasters, as a portable AV switcher, or even for covering gaming competitions. Simply plug in cameras, game consoles or computers and start switching live!

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True Professional Switcher

Hardware or Soft ware Control

ATEM Television Studio HD is a true professional switcher with transitions such as cut, dissolve, dip, wipes, graphic wipe and DVE transitions. The DVE can also be used for picture in picture eff ects, making it perfect for interviews and live commentators. The flash based media pool holds 20 RGBA still frames so you can add custom graphics and logos!

You can operate ATEM Television Studio HD directly from the front panel to create HD programs with eff ects and transitions, without the need for any extra hardware! Also included is a soft ware control panel for Mac and Windows for full switcher control, macros, media management, remote camera color correction and control, plus audio mixing!

Connect Up to 8 Sources With 4 HDMI and 4 3G-SDI inputs that support all formats up to 1080p60, you can connect up to 8 cameras, game consoles, computers or other sources. All inputs have frame re-synchronization for clean switching between all sources. You also get 4 SDI program outputs with talkback and tally, as well as multiview and aux out, and inputs for RS-422, reference and analog audio.

Learn more at www.blackmagicdesign.com/nl

You get an upstream keyer with full chroma keying for green screen and blue screen shots so you can add weather maps, graphics, and more behind on-screen talent! You also get 2 downstream keyers for adding graphics, logos and bugs from the built in media pool, or you can use input video with fill and key overlay graphics in real time!

ATEM Television Studio HD €845 ATEM Soft ware Control Panel €Free

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d&b audiotechnik

The d&b Soundscape - powered by the DS100 signal engine The first product release of the d&b Soundscape comprises three component parts: a signal processing engine and two optional software modules. The processing engine hardware is a familiar format of signal processing and matrix, one that any sound designer knows and uses every day. The software components firstly provide the En-Scene object positioning tool, which allows individual placement and movement of up to 64 ‘sound objects’. Secondly, the room emulation software, En-Space, gives a means to add room emulation of reverberation signatures to any given space. The d&b Soundscape is a two-layered technology. The basic layer is the configuration, the setup, done as usual in the d&b ArrayCalc software modelling tool. Then, there is the creative layer, where the sources, the sound objects - the performers and instruments - are placed, where pan and room acoustic are set. And as with any d&b

Da-Lite

solution, the R1 Remote control software gives you all the control and oversight you need. STAND: 7-C195

Datapath

Wireline Advantage eliminates black drop for stunning aesthetic

Instant connectivity with Datapath’s applicationsharing software Quant

When designing large venues, ballrooms or architecturally appealing rooms, one may feel conflicted when installing a traditional screen in a room with high ceilings that will require a lot of black drop to accommodate an appropriate screen viewing height. The Wireline Advantage is an electric projection screen for large venues that eliminates black drop by lowering only the viewing area to an appropriate height with thin steel cables. The result is stunning, with a large screen that is almost invisibly suspended at the right viewing height, leaving the architecture of the room exposed. The Wireline is the only product that can accommodate a screen at the appropriate viewing height while the housing can be ceiling recessed and out of sight. The housing features the sliding installation brackets and self-trimming edge that are inherent to the Advantage line. Available with cable lengths up to 8.8m.

Datapath, world-leading engineers of visual solutions, releases its advanced application-sharing software, Quant. The unique capabilities of Quant allows users to view and share application windows, as well as interact and make changes to original source files. The software provides complete security as it’s within the same network, working behind the firewall and not loading data through company servers. Users also have full control over each application, deciding editing and sharing rights. Any changes are synchronised instantly, meaning updates made by multiple users are seen as they happen. Extensive user advantages make Quant perfect for a number of working environments. In control rooms, for example, real-time information on a workstation can be shared to both a video wall and with workstation personnel who can instantly react to the information provided. Business environments also benefit where project teams from different departments can work on the same application irrespective of where they are located.

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InfoComm International is now AVIXATM – the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association. For more than 75 years, our members have believed that audiovisual technology can change how people communicate. That means, your AV work changes how people experience the world. That’s a lot to take in. Luckily, you have a welcoming community of creative, tech-savvy people to support you. You belong in the AV community.

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DisplayNet DN-200 Series: AV-over-IP – zero compromise, infinite possibilities The DN-200 Series is a dramatic extension of the DisplayNet AV-over-IP product line, leveraging the latest SDVoE technology to distribute uncompressed AV signals with resolutions up to 4K/60p over a 10GbE Ethernet network. The series supports HDMI 2.0 with up to 12-bit colour, HDCP 2.2, DisplayPort 1.2, and high-speed USB 2.0. A high-performance scaler in the transmitters and receivers enables very fast switching, multi-viewer and enhanced video wall processing. Transmitters accept multiple signals that include HDMI, DisplayPort, analogue stereo audio, bidirectional IR, RS-232, 1GbE Ethernet, which can be extended via twisted pair media up to 100 metres (328ft), or via fibre optic media up to 30km (18 miles). Video resolutions up to 4K/60p (8-bit colour) and 4K/60p (10-bit or 12-bit colour) without image

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Discovery Z3 Zone ELAN introduces two Music Speaker remotes for its award- Wireless and winning control system everywhere

The Discovery Z3 Zone Music Speaker is a compact speaker system with WLAN and Ethernet connectivity and unlimited capabilities. Thanks to its small dimensions, the Z3 is the perfect choice in locations where conventional hi-fi systems won’t fit. Locations like offices, kitchens, terraces and bedrooms can be filled with high-quality music. In combination with the Discovery Music Server, the Z3 offers access to a stored music library and the Tidal streaming service. Wherever WLAN or Ethernet is available in house, the favoured music can be listened to and creates great experiences. Discovery your music wireless and everywhere in your home. STAND: 15-S280

Continuing to deliver the ultimate personalised smart home experience, ELAN will introduce two new remote controllers at ISE 2018 - the HR30 for whole home control and the HR10 for media rooms and other single room uses. The HR30 redefines the remote experience with a new level of aesthetics, performance and reliability. Enabling users to easily control the entire home – multiple media rooms, security systems, lighting, climate, and more – it features a flush-mount 2.8in colour touchscreen for a remarkably sophisticated feel. The HR10 is priced to bring the intuitive ELAN user-interface into more areas of the home than ever before. Each remote features three customisable buttons for instant access to music, movies and lighting, with a built-in

accelerometer to wake the remote instantly when needed. For the integrator, ELAN Discovery simplifies setup with auto-discover and auto-configure as soon as the remote connects to the network. STAND: 1-N50


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Elo 5502L multi-touch interactive signage for public venues

A simple and flexible solution for mobile collaboration

Demand is growing for attention-grabbing, immersive interactive experiences in high-traffic and multi-user environments. Elo’s latest 55in touchscreen digital signage display, the 5502L, delivers a largeformat tablet-style platform for applications in markets such as retail, hospitality, corporate and banking. The Elo 5502L display, with the new TouchPro projected capacitive version, is the company’s most responsive 55in touchscreen, with a stylish seamless edge-to-edge glass surface. Optional accessories make it ideal for retail endless aisle, connected fitting rooms, conference rooms, wayfinding, and self-service applications. At a depth of 51mm, the ultra-thin profile integrates seamlessly into modern interiors, and offers integrators and resellers a touchscreen that is easy to deploy, energy-efficient and built to withstand 24/7 use in public environments. The Elo 5502L is compatible with Windows, Linux, MAC OS, Chrome and other proprietary media players. Elo’s own high-performance computer modules are available to transform the 5502L into an integrated, all-in-one – with no additional cables needed.

ListenTALK is the smart two-way tour guide and wireless communication system that extends beyond traditional tour applications to intercom, interpretation, collaboration, or assistive listening. More than a transceiver, ListenTALK is an all-in-one device that facilitates communication and collaboration among two or more people in any setting. ListenTALK is simple to use. Groups can easily be configured using the docking station tray and the push of a button, or on-the-go, thanks to Near Field Communication (NFC) by tapping the leader’s transceiver. Designed with flexibility in mind, leaders can easily designate one of three participant modes to meet the needs of any venue or setting. Best of all, ListenTALK transceivers take less than a second to set up and pair. With ListenTALK, you’re ready to start talking with others in no time. Visit Listen Technologies at ISE to see ListenTALK in action.

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Gefen to highlight its new 4K 600 MHz solutions Reinforcing its commitment to providing commercial integrators with exceptional 600 MHz signal extension solutions, Gefen will display its new 4K 600 MHz line at ISE 2018. This includes the Gefen 4K Ultra HD 600 MHz 8x8 matrix for HDMI – the EXT-UHD-600A-88. This new matrix routes eight 4K 60 Hz 4:4:4 sources to any combination of up to eight 4K 60 Hz 4:4:4 displays. It supports 18.2 Gbps of bandwidth and 600 MHz TMDS clock frequency – the highest specified under the HDMI 2.0 standard. Recognising that audio is just as important as video, the matrix features analogue and digital audio outputs that break out the audio stream from each HDMI source, allowing the de-embedded audio content to be sent to external amplifiers and music distribution

systems for added impact in bars, restaurants, clubs, venues, and corporate offices. See it and the rest of the 4K 600 MHz at the Gefen stand at ISE. STAND: 1-N50


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Meridian Audio introduces the 251 powered zone controller

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Monitor Audio delivers discreet appearance and partycapable audio

After much anticipation, Meridian’s 251 powered zone controller will be on show at ISE 2018. The 251 contains two powerful, cool-running channels of on-board amplification, ensuring superior audio performance for a variety of analogue speaker applications. The 251 can easily integrate into existing systems, making it possible for anyone to experience Meridian’s renowned sound quality. Built-in Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technologies include automatic DSP upsampling and apodising filters, jitter reduction and lip synching to enhance the audio experience and eliminate signal timing issues. It can also operate as an integrated amplifier for two passive loudspeakers or a soundbar for media room projects. Giving home technology integrators greater flexibility when working on single and multi-room projects, the 251 can transform the listening experience by optimising and improving sound quality, integrating into any system. STAND: 7-E210

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Meridian is offering the chance for technology integrators to experience the 271 Digital Theatre Controller. The 271 delivers immersive audio, complete with the highest quality dynamics and clarity, in analogue, digital and 3D format applications. It can integrate any analogue or digital AV processor or receiver with Meridian’s DSP loudspeakers, so regardless of any existing system, high resolution audio is accessible for everyone. Equipped with Meridian High Resolution technology, the 271 offers 16 unbalanced inputs, 16 balanced inputs and the option of 16 digital inputs, depending on the processor. It’s the premium performance option for streaming services, including Atmos, Auro and DTS-X 3D formats, and can be integrated with ease thanks to an intuitive IP controlled configuration platform. The 271 is the link you need to integrate a Meridian DSP Loudspeaker with other products of your choice.

The CF230 is one of Monitor Audio’s most visually discreet speaker systems. The system designer has freedom to choose from a beautifully flush-fit appearance, or discreet retrofit, both with round and square options. You get clean lines with the flush-fit design, with no shadow-creating edges. This design accommodates plasterboard thickness of up to 127mm helping make the entire installation process even easier to plan and implement. The retrofit installation kit includes a patent-pending bracket, which cleverly provides a firm fixing behind plasterboard/Sheetrock and requires just three screws to complete the fit. Forget cutting out huge chunks of material, and say goodbye to expensive bracket assemblies. Using Monitor Audio’s innovative C-CAM metal cone technology and housing both the bassmidrange driver and tweeter within a single assembly unit, the result is superb quality sound from an incredibly compact driver. A complementary ICS-8 subwoofer can be added to extend the lower frequencies.

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Neets Sound Bar brings your message to life Neets Sound Bar – SB1 combines high sound quality with stylish design, enabling presenters to bring their message to life and to have great collaboration with other participants, whether they are presenting a video, an audio track or facilitating a conference call. The Neets Sound Bar turns on/off automatically, which is energy efficient, and eliminates the need for remote control. It works out-of-the-box as a standalone solution via the wake-on-signal, or it can be seamlessly connected to a control system through the RS-232 port. Neets understand that it has to be easy for the users. Therefore, the Neets Sound Bar is designed so that when combined with a control system, the presenters can choose different user scenarios such as Presentation, Video Conference, Unified Communication, and Music modes to improve the audio performance. STAND: 1-F130

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Peerless-AV expands Projecta makes digital signage kiosk range ceiling-recessed screen installation easier than ever

Peerless-AV will showcase an expanded range of indoor portrait kiosks at ISE 2018 with fully integrated solutions, new Back-to-Back models and additional standard options. The elegant design of the integrated kiosk offers a complete solution for any indoor application. Powered by a BrightSign built-in digital signage module, this all-in-one kiosk features an integrated 55in commercial LCD display offering six points of IR touch, to fully engage users. New Back-to-Back models support two commercial displays from 40in to 65in, to effectively double the screen area and user impact from the same footprint, whilst retaining ample space to accommodate media players and other components. Additional standard options for KIPC2 single-sided kiosks include a full HD web camera to detect and measure audience behaviour, and two 35W speakers and amplifier to add ambience or assist the visually impaired. These innovations strengthen Peerless-AV’s digital signage offering for a wide range of wayfinding, advertising, merchandising and self-service applications across a huge variety of vertical markets.

The Projecta Descender went back to the drawing board to make ceiling-recessed projection screen installation even better and easier. With customer-feedback, Projecta redesigned and improved what could be better and kept what was already good. The result is the DescenderPro. The DescenderPro is a ceiling recessed-projection screen that combines new installation features with a new motorised ALR surface option in addition to the high-resolution HD Progressive materials. One of the most noticeable new features is the possibility to just click-in the entire roller that includes the motor and screen surface after installation of the case. The new case design offers a clean finish without gaps or visible screws, after attaching the bottom plate to the case. Other new features include: new direct mounting-option in addition to two-step installation; various mounting positions on the case for more flexibility; and options up to 400cm wide.

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Projecta is rolling with Parallax motorised ALR

Qbic launches TD-0350 Deskbooking Panel-PC workspace management technology

Too much light in a room for quality projection? Now there’s a solution: Parallax for motorised projection screens. Parallax 0.8 ALR is now available in the Tensioned Elpro Concept and Tensioned DescenderPRO, so even an ALR material can be rolled out only when projection is needed. Parallax is a projection technology that features an advanced optical lens system that rejects light, rather than only diffusing light. Up until now, this ALR material was only available in a fixed frame projection screen, but now it can also be selected as a surface option in the two most popular motorised screens. Parallax is made up of multiple micro-layers to achieve its light blocking properties and superior viewing angles. Each micro-layer has a function in creating the brightly lit display. Layers that are black boost contrast and absorb ambient light from the sides, while a specially shaped layer blocks light from above.

Qbic Technology introduces its new product, TD-0350 Deskbooking Panel-PC, a 3.5in panel PC which ensures you maximise the use of your work environment while bringing you a seamless booking experience. The innovative product matches perfectly with hot desking and desk hoteling environments. No matter how you set up your desks, TD-0350 Deskbooking Panel-PC can be fixed on any surface and helps you organise, manage and make them bookable to create a more dynamic work environment. Users can view the occupancy of the workspace types - Available or Occupied - by adjustable chromatic status light and state-of-the-art touchscreen. TD-0350 Deskbooking Panel-PC helps you control your desk effectively in any room, and spend more time on the work and less on the booking.

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MatrixMIX brings live production capabilities to UC applications Vaddio is now shipping its new AV Bridge MatrixMIX multipurpose AV switcher, the industry’s first AV production switcher that brings live event production to UC applications such as Skype for Business, WebEx and Google Hangouts. The AV Bridge MatrixMIX can be used in a host of applications including live production, automated presentation, and unified conferencing and collaboration. The AV Bridge MatrixMIX offers a multi-functional feature set to combine switching, advanced camera control, streaming and graphics mixing capabilities – all from a single appliance. This 8x2 video mixer also provides multiviewer output. Its 11x7 audio mixer supports analogue, HDMI, USB and IP audio channels. It offers embedded RTSP IP and USB 3.0 output streaming, plus four graphic keying layers per output channel. When paired with the PCC MatrixMIX Camera Controller plus Vaddio cameras, audio devices or trigger sensors, an integrator can create customised solutions for a number of specific applications. STAND: 2-C50


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OneLINK Bridge integrates AV sources into your PC OneLINK Bridge is an industry-first crossover appliance that combines a camera extension system with an audio mixer, creating a USB bridge that connects professional AV sources to PCs - all in a single device. It converts an audio/video source from any PTZ camera or AV switcher into a USB 3.0 media stream - allowing end users to use applications like Skype for Business, Google Hangouts, WebEx and Zoom. OneLINK Bridge uses HDBaseT technology to extend power, control and video from PTZ cameras and compatible HDBaseT AV switchers up to 100 metres over a single HDBaseT Cat-5e/6 cable. It includes HDMI and HD-SDI outputs, two mic line inputs with echo cancellation, two line outputs, and

associated digital audio channels. It also provides a composite USB stream with 1080p/60 video and stereo 48kHz audio. STAND: 2-C50

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DIGI-WAVE digital communication - new interpretation modes Williams Sound is pleased to announce the enhanced functionality of its Digi-Wave DLT 300 transceiver. The DLT 300 currently features a true interpretation mode, where an interpreter hears the floor language in his/her headset while simultaneously transmitting the interpreted language on a separate channel. The DLT 300 will now boast even greater flexibility with its new Bilingual and Relay modes. Bilingual Mode enables an interpreter to quickly and seamlessly switch the transmission channel when he/she switches between different target languages. An interpreter can react quickly when the floor language changes - there is no need to change gears, rewire or instruct the audience to change channels. Relay Mode enables one interpreter to act as the relay language - a worldwide first for a completely portable solution. There is no need for an interpreter console or base station to offer relay capability. Both new interpretation modes are fully compatible with DLT 300 transceivers and DLR 360 receivers from earlier firmware versions. STAND: 7-C210

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CRESTRON’S NETWORK AV OFFERS SECURITY AND RELIABILITY

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rganisations are quickly steering away from traditional AV systems and are now utilising their existing Ethernet infrastructure to share and distribute content on the network. Crestron has developed the most secure and reliable solutions that transmit 4K60 signals and H.264 sources anywhere on an existing 1GB network, including Crestron touchscreens, digital signage displays, remote buildings, and global offices. Utilising Ethernet, instead of HDBaseT infrastructure, provides organisations with greater flexibility and scalability allowing you to leverage your existing infrastructure. All other types of infrastructure have inherent limitations, while Network AV makes it easy to distribute AV signal across buildings, campuses, and geographic regions. Most organisations already have a 1GB network installed - by building on the existing network you can reduce time and costs drastically. Network AV eliminates the limitations that arise from using a matrix switcher with a set number of inputs and outputs. Ensuring that you are never stuck, you can always expand and add an encoder or decoder wherever you need it. Earlier this year, Crestron debuted the Crestron DMNVX-350, a compact video encoder/decoder designed to function as either a transmitter or receiver with the ability to switch between the two modes. DigitalMedia NVX technology transports 4K60 and 4:4:4 HDR video over a

standard 1GB Ethernet, and was specifically engineered for demanding conference room and classroom applications to ensure real-time, zero latency, full-motion 4K60 video performance for the presentation of multimedia, videoconferencing, and live camera images. DM-NVX supports standard security protocols and delivers a true enterprisegrade solution that fulfils the demanding IT policies of corporate, university, medical, military, and government clients. It features simple browser-based monitor, control and management, USB2.0 routing for cameras, microphones, and KVM, audio DSP, HDMI source switching, and support for copper and fibre LAN connectivity. DM-NVX offers an infinitely scalable, one-stop solution for any-sized network AV installation. Find out more at www.crestron.com STAND: 2-C20


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ADAPTABLE INTEL UNITE SOLUTION PROVIDES FLEXIBILITY FOR IT AND AV SPECIALISTS

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igital transformation continues to drive new ideas on a smarter workplace that facilitates better ways to collaborate based on where and how employees want to work. We’re seeing that as the workplace evolves, so do the spaces that facilitate communication, with a popularisation of impromptu meeting spaces, including company cafés, lounges and huddle rooms, to name a few. However, for all the promise on the new and smarter workplace, the way we meet and share information today is still overly complex. Employees are often frustrated with the challenges associated with getting a meeting started and sharing information. This accrues to lost time and productivity. Remote participants can often feel isolated from colleagues, due to a different and fragmented meeting experience compared to colleagues in the room. IT and AV specialists experience their own set of frustrations, needing an easier way to

blend a mix of hardware and software to drive a meaningful experience for employees. And while we’re seeing a transformation in using spaces in new and innovative ways, there’s a technology deficit in those spaces - like huddle rooms with limited compute power to strengthen collaboration. Intel is creating a modern way to collaborate based on how employees want to work, while giving IT an easy way to remotely deploy and manage the experience with the Intel Unite solution. Intel Unite is a simple, customisable wireless collaboration solution that enables employees to start meetings quickly. There’s no need for dongles, adaptors or cables and it runs on a breadth of devices, including iPads, Android tablets, Macs, iPhones and PCs. Content is seamlessly shared to meeting rooms and remote users, and guests can easily connect into those sessions in a secure way. Collaboration is easy too, with built-in annotations and the ability to enjoy HD video

and audio for in-room participants. It provides an open architecture for AV specialists to integrate it within a broader portfolio of AV solutions. For IT and AV specialists, the Intel Unite solution is also built on top of the Intel vPro platform for trusted performance, security, and manageability. Learn more about the Intel Unite solution at www.intel.com/unite STAND: 15-K280


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aving started as a one-manshow, LANG AG has grown into a stable company and a reliable employer today. From the small start in 1978, it is now a company with over 235 employees in Lindlar, Germany, the UK and Switzerland and many unique features developed. The strong growth of personnel, apprentices, working students and trainees (of around 15%) in recent years, is the consequence of the dynamic growth of the company. Visual attractions stimulate each observer’s interest and leave a lasting impression. We have made it our business to put customer’s arguments in perspective, concerning their product, their brand and their company. In order to better deliver the content’s impact and to create a lasting impression, the selection as well as the setup of the right hardware is of crucial importance for success. As a solid and capable partner, LANG guarantees the highest quality in its product range and service. Due to continuous research

and development, LANG is always at the cuttingedge of presentation technologies. Under the name SOLUTIONS4AV, LANG develops, designs and produces individual product solutions for professional users in the AV industry. Due to its independence in the market and experienced specialists as contacts, manufacturers as well as customers use the intensive exchange of experience in product development, the design of projects and prior to purchasing decisions. The mechanical solutions by SOLUTIONS4AV generate lots of interest in the industry. Support services - including as official service centres for well-known manufacturers like Panasonic, Barco and AOTO - supplement the sales and complete the range of LANG services. The extensive service of LANG goes far beyond the sale of a new or used product. With the LANG ACADEMY, the company supports further education for event technology, with a focus on ‘visual presentation’. The LANG ACADEMY organises and develops trainings to cope with the

increasing demand of further education. In cooperation with private and public training posts and further education schools, as well as universities, the trainings are realised practically and are user-oriented. The demands of the market act as the criteria for the implementation. In total, there are about 35 training sessions on different topics per year, including LED products, display products, projectors, image processing products, etc. Moreover, LANG ACADEMY is not only one of the European authorised Training Centres for Analog Way and Barco IP products, but also for Panasonic and Epson projectors (Epson 3LCD Laser Phosphor projectors and Panasonic 3 Chip DLP projectors). Therefore, it offers participants the possibility to be certified. In addition, it isn’t only LANG colleagues who use the location to demonstrate products to their customers, but also our customers to theirs. Find out more at www.lang-ag.com STAND: 1-H50


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PLATINUM THE PATH TO TRANSFORMATION 1. Take inventory of your current collaboration technologies and needs Members of your organisation are most likely using tools you don’t know about to solve problems you don’t know about. Identifying what you are already utilising is the most critical (and most overlooked) step in figuring out what tools you need. But considering the specific business needs, priorities and structure is critical in understanding the types of tools the organisation needs. These conversations give you insight into the patterns and preferences of use to assist you in finding the right overall solution. 2. Identify the tools you don’t need After identifying the tools each department deploys, figure out what is actually being used. By evaluating your current solutions, identifying what end users are looking for and getting rid of unnecessary solutions, you can simplify your collaboration needs.

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ollaborating within the workplace is sometimes like trying to communicate in an office where everyone speaks a different language. For IT departments in particular, the list of tools to manage, solutions to maintain and subscriptions to pay for just gets longer, more complicated and more costly, as end-users implement their own tools. Thankfully, there are a few steps you can take to remedy the confusion and transform it into a carefully constructed, cost-saving and resourcesaving collaboration ecosystem.

WHAT IS A COLLABORATION ECOSYSTEM? A collaboration ecosystem is the set of tools and services a company uses to keep employees connected - and those employees connected to customers, partners and suppliers. Your collaboration ecosystem should be carefully interconnected, absent of overlap, consistent across users and incredibly reliable.

3. Consolidate where possible After evaluating the tools across your organisation, it’s likely you’ll find feature overlap. The best thing to do here is reduce the number of vendors and prioritise interoperability. Smoothly integrating and condensing your services not only cuts costs, it makes it easier to control, deploy and manage across your organisation. 4. Gather key stakeholders to drive adoption To successfully consolidate your technology solutions, you also have to get your end users, department leaders and everyone else on board. Find a key partner in each department who can help drive adoption. That way, you can generate excitement about adoption while reducing any hiccups and surprises that would push users away. We know change isn’t easy. But by taking inventory, cutting old and unnecessary tools, and replacing them with a holistic collaboration solution from Lifesize, you can save money, time and stress for you, your team and your company. Lifesize is built with IT in mind. Not only do we have more than a decade of experience designing and developing innovative HD cameras and touchscreen conference phones, we also have features like a shared directory and Skype for Business integrations that make meeting and collaborating with anyone easy. By combining audio, video and web conferencing, chat and the ability to stream and record, Lifesize can help you reach maximum collaboration productivity. For more information, visit www.lifesize.com STAND: 14-B180


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PANASONIC TAKES HOLOGRAPHIC PROJECTION TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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he Panasonic ‘showstopper’ has become a must see at ISE over recent years. From live fashion catwalks to projection mapped sports cars, 4K robotic screens and magic shows featuring moving projection. ISE 2018, will see a reoccurrence of this high level of projection, featuring a live event ‘showstopper’, which will combine visual art performers, laser projection technology and 3D mapping courtesy of Panasonic’s high end, 3-chip DLP laser projectors, developed for the live entertainment market. For the 2018 edition of the show, the Japanese manufacturer is set to create holographic magic. It will produce a mix of dance and projection that will have audiences wondering where the live performers start and the projection finishes. The combination of Panasonic laser projection technology and NovaLine’s invisible holographic screen was most recently used during ‘Holland zingt Hazes’ - four concerts at the Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam. Panasonic and NovaLine brought legendary Dutch crooner, André Hazes, back to life as a captivating hologram.

The star was projected onto a newly developed screen measuring 15m wide and 3m high, which is virtually invisible to the human eye. The screen is injected with the special nanolayer, which when combined with a laser light from Panasonic’s PT-RZ31K laser projector, created a very bright and realistic looking image, producing an extraordinary and memorable concert. “The screen is a completely new solution for holographic displays. The canvas measures 15m by 3m, weighs two-kilos and is invisible to the human eye, but is also very robust. When designing it, we used new nanomaterials with amazing properties. The screen captures only the light from the laser projection and absorbs all other light sources, so the audience not only sees a very accurate hologram but can also see through it,” said Liam Mahon, Market Developer at NovaLine. Photos and videos of André were used to perfectly recreate all his facial features. Black can sometimes be problematic in projections, but the high quality of the colours and images meant the producers could choose a classic projection of André, appearing in his signature black suit

and black hat. “There is a magic surrounding projection mapping, which is hard to achieve with other visual techniques,” said Hartmut Kulessa, Panasonic European Marketing Manager. “Laser projection technology has the ability to engage people and bring objects to life with compelling, storytelling experiences.” Panasonic will, once again, be using ISE 2018 to lead the way for new and fascinating visual experiences that will soon create visitor engagement in many different ways - come and see the Panasonic showstopper. Find out more at business.panasonic.com STAND: 1-H20


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22MILES Wayfinding 8-C146 2N Telekomunikace 5-V110 3d-berlin8-K355 4EVAC - Hacousto Holland 7-V185 4thewall14-H200 7thSense12-A64

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A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd 7-V225 Aavara Innovation Corp. 10-N190 ABB / Busch-Jaeger 9-B120 Abon Touch Systems NEW15-W255 Absen12-C50 ABtUS Singapore PTE Ltd 5-U14 Acclaim LLC 12-F50 Acer15-C220 ACME NEW15-Q254 Acquire Digital NEW15-H290 Acrelec Group bv NEW14-M200 ACT POWER NEW15-U295 Adam Hall Group 7-H220 Adamson Systems Engineering 15-U270 ADB Stagelight NEW7-Z180 Adder Technology 10-P182 Adeo Screen - Adeo Group Screen Research 1-M70 ADJ Supply Europe B.V. 7-P208 ADTECHNO Inc. 8-A166 Advantech 8-G190, 8-K140 advoli NEW5-S100 AED Group 7-C215 AEPEL CO ., LTD NEW15-D233 AEX SYSTEM 15-C250 AG Neovo 8-K430 AGATH5-R35 AGC Glass Europe 12-A60 Agora NEW15-W292 Aimline 7-S231, 7-S225 AIRSCREEN Company 12-A80 AJA Video Systems 8-M130 Akasa (Europe) Ltd. 8-M195 Alchemy NEW15-Q270 Alcons Audio 6-H150 ALFALITE8-M270 ALGAM7-X215 Allocacoc14-M140 Allsee Technologies 8-G120 Altair7-V240 Altia Systems, Inc. 13-E115 Amate Audio NEW7-X228 Ambient-System Sp. z.o. o 7-C250 AMC Baltic 2-A25 Amina Technologies 1-N15 Ampetronic7-C190 Amphenol NEW7-P189 Amphion Loudspeakers Ltd. 7-X185 Amptec7-P240 ANALOG WAY 3-B130 Anevia8-K470 Angekis Technology 15-N268 Antiference Ltd 9-D120 AOPEN Europe 8-E260 AOTO12-C100 APANTAC10-S120 Apart Audio 1-H130 APEX3-A90 APGI1-H130 Applied Green Light Inc. NEW8-M140 Aptiko NEW14-H180 Aquavision5-V120 Arbor Media 1-E120, 1-E125 ARCH12-A110 Architettura Sonora 10-R130 AREC Inc. 13-B110

Argosy10-K160 Armagard8-G275 Armybeat Electronic Co., Ltd 7-M225 Artcoustic5-U70 Arthur Holm 11-F155 Artnovion5-U90 ArtSound - House of Music 15-N285 ARX Systems 6-E160 Ashly Audio, Inc. 3-C110 Ashton Bentley 14-N110, 14-P110, 14-N100 ASL7-C230 ASRock Incorporation 8-C299 Astera LED Technology NEW14-C130 ASUS8-C440 Asystems Corporation 14-K180 Ateis Europe B.V. 7-S210 ATEN NEW5-S100 ATEN8-E200 ATL (Audio Technology Localization) NEW14-H190 Atlona5-U80 ATP Projects Ltd NEW15-G224 Attero Tech 7-N190 AUDAC7-M190 Audinate6-H160 Audio Everywhere 7-T192 Audio Pro NEW1-N5 Audio Visual Furniture International14-B190 Audio XL NEW1-N5 AudioControl5-R115 Audio-Innovations NEW15-Q310 Audiologic NEW15-U250 AudioPressBox7-R217 Audio-Technica LTD 7-N190 Audipack1-F30 Audix Corporation 3-C110 Aurora Multimedia 2-A34 Austin Hughes NEW10-N172 AuviTran15-W292 AV Drop 14-K165 AV EMEA BV 5-R140, 1-Q115, 1-Q120 AV INDUSTRY 3-C130 AV Junction NEW15-G238 AV LINK GROUP LTD. 1-F135 AV Magazine 6-N160 AV Stumpfl 1-H5, 1-H10 AVA Vision Inc. NEW8-C274 AVANZA Corporation 1-Q113 AVCIT Electronics 15-P267 Avenview15-D220 AVer Information Europe B.V. 14-K120 Avers Screens Sp. z.o.o. 2-A90 AVEX1-E85 AVID7-R230 AVI-SPL11-B130 Avitech11-G120 AVIXA 12-N110, 13-N110 AVIXA Commercial Solutions Theatre 8-A470 AVIXA Unified Communications Solutions Theatre 11-A170 AV-LEADER CORPORATION 7-M240 AVMATRIX NEW8-A430 Avocent by Vertiv 15-R265 Avocor13-C110 Avolites Media 7-P227 Avonic15-W300 Axeos11-A120 Axis Communications NEW9-A160 Axitour Communication Systems 15-S323 AZLAB, Inc. NEW14-K145 Azure13-E100

Exhibitor list correct at time of going to press (November 2017)

B

B&K AV Ltd. 15-M230 B.E.G. BRUCK ELECTRONIC GmbH NEW9-F120 Baanto International Ltd. 11-B110 BalanceBox13-D130 Baldwin Boxall Communications Ltd 3-C110 Bang & Olufsen a/s 5-U100 Barco12-F100 Barco Silex NEW14-C134 Barix AG 8-K255 BAROSNT CO., LTD 13-A100 Basalte5-R120 Bayern International NEW14-B120 Beabloo8-E315 BEC Gesellschaft für Produktmanagement mbH NEW15-Q310 Beckhoff9-B150 Beglec NV NEW14-M125 Beijing JS Technology Co., Ltd 1-E75 Beijing Moly NEW Technology Co.,Ltd. 15-N220 Belden NEW15-G246 BenQ Europe B.V. 5-U20 Best Vision Projection Screens 14-C135 Beta Three 15-B230 beyerdynamic GmbH & Co KG 1-M100 Biamp Systems 3-B120 Black Box 10-P155 BLACK NOVA NEW9-F120 Blackmagic Design 3-C140, 3-B155 BluOS15-E200 Blustream5-S140 BMB Fulmer 1-N15 Bolin Technology 13-D145 BookIT / BTX 15-T320 Bosch Security Systems B.V. 3-B90, 3-B100 Bose Professional 7-S200 Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) 10-K130 Boxxline BV 7-M250 Braehler ICS AG 3-A100 Bridgetek Pte Ltd NEW9-D170 BrightSign8-G240 BroadSign8-G330 Brompton Technology 8-C150 Bryant Unlimited 10-N170 B-TECH AUDIO VIDEO MOUNTS 5-R50 Bticino SpA NEW1-N10 BWT (BLUE WAVE TEL) NEW15-U325 BXB8-E180

C

Cabasse7-E237 Cabletime Ltd. 10-P130 Cadac NEW14-N210 Cadaltro15-H288 CALIBRE1-N70 Cambridge Electronic Industries Ltd NEW15-G228 Cambridge Sound Management 7-E220 Canford Audio 7-E180 Canon Europe 1-F90 Casio Europe GmbH 1-F120 CatchBox7-Z200 CEDIA 1-E10, 1-E20 CEDIA Smart Building Solutions Theatre  9-F100 celexon Germany GmbH & Co. KG 5-U17 Central China Display Labs 8-C350 CERASONAR7-T197 Cerevo Inc. 13-F110 Chainzone Technology (Foshan) Co. Ltd 8-K215, 8-M200 Champ Vision NEW12-E80

Changchun Cedar Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. NEW15-C200 Changzhou Hunseen International Trading Co.,Ltd. NEW 15-W325, 15-S320 Charmex AV Technology NEW14-K130 Charvet Digital Media 8-S200 CHAUVET7-R250 CHIAYO7-E175 Chief2-C50 Chipone8-C327 Christie1-H70 CINEAK5-S85 Cinotop Electronics Co., Ltd. NEW14-B164 Cisco11-C130 Clay Paky Spa NEW7-Z180 ClearOne1-N120 clearvoice-systems GmbH 7-S220 Clevertouch13-E170 CLF Lighting 15-R290 Clockaudio Limited 7-E213 Cloud Electronics Ltd 7-H210 CLT Technology 12-N50 C-Mark Audio 7-M227 CMI Communications Ltd. NEW14-N214 Coda Audio 7-V220 Coleder12-N30 Colorlight12-K50 Colorlight (Shenzhen) Cloud Technology Co., Ltd 8-C352 ColosseoEAS NEW8-K480 Colum Electronics Ind. Corp. 7-S198 Comm Product Technologies 10-N120 COMM-TEC GmbH 2-B40 Community Professional Loudspeakers1-H130 Concept8-E410 Conen mounts 11-D130 Connessioni15-U255 Contacta3-C110 Contec - Intelligent Housing Solutions9-D165 Control Envy NEW9-D185 Control410-N130 CoolAutomation NEW9-A130 Cordial GmbH 7-R215 Core Brands 1-N50 Coretronic Corporation 1-N70 Cornered Audio 3-C125 Cotina Co., Ltd. 3-C110 Covid5-V70 CreateLED Electronics Co., Ltd. 8-K200 Creator Corporation China 10-P140 Crestron 2-C20, 2-E20, 2-E30 crowdbeamer14-C173 CTOUCH Smart Innovation 15-K265 Cuanbo5-V90 CUE, a.s. 1-M50 Custom Home Europe 1-N85 CYP UK Ltd 5-U50 Cypress Technology NEW5-S100

D

d&b audiotechnik 7-C195 D.A.S. Audio 7-V205 D38-G470 D3 Technologies 8-K250 Dahua Technology NEW14-M228 Daktronics8-K240 DAL14-C230 Dali A/S 5-R93 Da-Lite2-C50 Dan Dugan Sound Design 7-P180 dARTS Digital Theater NEW5-R80 Data 4 8-C400 Data Display Group 10-N182 Data Modul NEW15-W275


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Datapath LTD 11-B120 Dataton12-E90 Datavideo Technologies Europe BV 7-C193 DATEQ7-X216 DDW NEW15-W290 Deepsky8-K315 DekTec8-C280 Delta Electronics 5-R60 Deltacast8-M390 Deltatech Co. Ltd. NEW8-A277 DEMCO CSI 8-A160 Dension8-K100 designflow1-N85 Destic NEW15-C355 Dexon Systems Ltd. 2-B90 DH NEW15-G284 Dicolor 8-E125, 12-N21 DigiBird 8-G410, 8-E415 digiLED12-C60 Digital Projection 1-F70 Digi-tel doo 15-D370, 13-B160 dimedis GmbH 8-C330 DirectOut Technologies 6-F145 Displax8-G255 Display Solutions NEW15-H284 DISPLAYMEDIA8-E470 DisplayNote Technologies 11-B175 DIVUS9-F120 DK VASCOM 15-C110 dnp denmark 1-E50 Domonetio9-A155 Domotz15-N310 Dong Guan RioTouch Technology Co., Ltd. 13-B100 DoorBird9-D160 DOYSON NEW9-A170 DPA Microphones 7-P240 Dr. W.A. Gunther AG NEW1-N5 Dragon Display 12-N21 Draper, Inc. 15-B250 Dreamvision/Cineversum5-U136 Drone Arena 14-A100, 14-A130 DS Connekt 8-A330 DSpecialists GmbH 14-K195 D-Tools, Inc. 1-N85 DTS NEW14-A180 DUALI INC. NEW8-C470 DVIGear, Inc. 1-N30 Dynacord3-B100 DynaScan Technology Inc.12-K60, 12-K55 Dynaudio7-H215

E

EAGO ENTERPRISE LTD. 8-C271 EARPRO NEW5-R130 Earthquake Sound 5-R95 Earthworks7-H225 easescreen8-K270 Eastern Acoustic Works NEW15-C360 ECEN Electronic Co., Ltd. 3-A120 ECLER7-R210 EDBAK5-S50 ekey biometric systems 5-U137 eKiosk GmbH 8-K355 EKTA12-F85 Elac Electroacustic GmbH 15-S280 ELAN1-N50 Elation Professional Europe B.V. 12-F50, 7-P208 Electrosonic1-H125 Electro-Voice3-B100 E-LIKE Technology Co.,Ltd 8-G270 Elitegroup Computer Systems Co., Ltd. 8-K155 ELIVISION8-C475 ELKO EP, s.r.o. 1-Q70 ELMO Europe SAS 5-R15 Elo Touch Solutions 8-K220 Elsner Elektronik GmbH 9-F120 EM Acoustics 6-F140 EMKO Case a.s. 14-K125 Enping DR.MIC Electronic Factory NEW8-E485 Epiphan Video 11-C115

Epson Europe B.V. 1-H90 ErgoXS NEW11-G130 ESDLUMEN 12-A20, 12-C30 ETC15-R260 Euromet12-P110 EuroNetwork Ltd 1-E130 EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD NEW14-C200 EVERTREE CO.,LTD. NEW8-C473 EvertzAV10-H155 EVN electronic components GmbH 12-F110 EXERTIS Group NEW14-C210 Expromo Europe A/S 8-K195 Exterity Ltd 10-K155 eyefactive GmbH 8-K370 eyevis GmbH 2-B70

F

FACE 7-P213, 7-P225, 8-K250 Famasete8-M165 Fasttel1-Q85 FBT Elettronica SpA 7-P210, 7-C205 FENIX STAGE 7-N180 FIDA S.p.A. 8-G220 FieldCast14-M180 FlatFrog11-D110 Flexson/SoundXtra/ SecurityXtra NEW14-B127 Flylights NEW15-G240 FOCAL NEW14-C145 Focusrite PRO 7-R245 Fohhn Audio AG 7-N210 Fonestar7-E225 Fortress, Inc. 1-N85 Foshan Nation Star Optoelectronics Co. Ltd 8-K410 Four Winds Interactive 8-K310 Front Pictures NEW12-F85 FrontRow Calypso LLC 13-E155 FSR Inc. 1-N85 Furman1-N50 Future Automation 2-B95

G

Gallo Acoustics 14-B175 GAOKE GmbH 5-U57 Gefen1-N50 Genee World 8-G430 Genelec3-C100 General Touch Co., Ltd. 15-T300 Generation Numerique publisher of Mediakwest & Sonovision NEW15-T325 Gerriets GmbH 12-A80 Gestton7-W240 Giada8-E410 Giant iTab 10-N176 GJD NEW15-G286 Global Caché Inc. 9-E150 Global Entertainment NEW Management UK Limited 15-G232 Glory Star Group Ltd. 8-A120 GLP German Light Products GmbH 7-E230 Glux8-G160 Go Audio Visual NEW15-G250 GOAL SPORT software 8-G475 Goget AB 8-M290 Gonsin Conference Equipment Co., Ltd. 15-C262 Goo Systems/Screen Goo 15-W315 Good Way Technology Co. Ltd. NEW 14-M220 GRAND DAGU CO., LTD 7-T193 Grandstream Networks 11-B180 GREAT Britain and Northern Ireland Pavilion 10-N160,  10-N165, 10-N167, 10-N169 Great Hon. Enterprise Co., Ltd. 7-E240 Green-GO / ELC Lighting 7-V245 Groglass NEW15-C350 GSD CO., LTD 8-A310 GTEK GROUP LIMITED. 8-E355 Guangzhou Charming Lighting Co., Ltd 15-C370

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Guangzhou CMX Audio Co., Limited NEW14-K175 Guangzhou DSPPA Audio Co., Ltd 7-H240 GUANGZHOU DTECH 8-C317 Guangzhou Euroshine Electronics CO., LTD NEW15-E370 Guangzhou ITC Electronic Technology Limited 7-S180 Guangzhou Shirui Electronics Co., Ltd 11-D160

H

HAGOR Products GmbH 1-M125 Haitian Electronic Technology Co., Ltd 7-P215 Haivision15-Q265 Hangzhou PJL Cultural And Creative.Co.Ltd 8-M160 Hangzhou Xianrui Digital Technology Co.,Ltd. 1-E60 Hanshin International Ltd 8-K350 Harman Professional 1-F5, 1-F10, 1-N5 Harmonic Design NEW14-C128 HB-Laserkomponenten GmbH 8-E395 HDBaseT Alliance / VALENS 5-S100 HDL9-E160 Helgi NEW14-M150 HH Electronics NEW15-R250 HiBrite Enterprises Ltd. 15-P222 High Definition Golf NEW14-C185 Highlite International 7-X190 HiMedia Technology Limited 15-P240 Hitachi Europe Ltd. 1-F100 HITRY VISION NEW TECHNOLOGY 14-M230 HK Audio 7-R205 Holzmedia14-P120 Home Cinema Modules 5-R122 HotSpot Tech NEW Industrial Limited 10-P185 HRT14-C140 HTP (SUZHOU) OPTOELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. NEW15-W320 Hua Enable NEW15-W270 Huangshan Xinbetle Industrial Co.,Ltd NEW8-A275 Huasun Technology Co., LTD 8-E335 Hubei Anxin Smart Technology Co., LTD NEW8-E475 Huizhou DESAY Intelligent Technology Co.,Ltd. 8-G140 Humantechnik7-C227 Hunan YESTECH Optoelectronic.CO.,LTD8-K160 Hyperactive NEW15-A100 Hypex Electronics BV 7-A200

I

i3-Technologies 11-F180, 11-G170 IAdea Corporation 8-E390 IBASE Technology Inc. 8-C125 ic audio GmbH 7-R225 ICAN ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD 7-S187 ID-AL by Waves System 8-C147 IDK Corporation 10-R180 IDT WORLD CO.,LTD NEW15-D246 iEAST15-U320 IHSE10-R135 iiyama10-N195 Illusy NEW15-G248 ILS13-B170 Imagination AV 7-X228 iMAGsystems15-R300 IMECON ENGINEERING 8-C200 in-akustik5-R98 InAVate1-Q35 Indota-smart education 13-B105 INFiLED 12-K85, 12-P80, 12-P85 Infinitus8-C255 InFocus2-B60 Inmusic Europe Ltd 7-E190 Inneos NEW15-G226 INNES8-K190 INOTOUCH TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD 13-E110 Installation7-A180

Intel15-K280 Intel Corporation (UK) Ltd NEW15-N280 Interactive Scape GmbH 8-K479 Interesting Audio Visual NEW15-G264 Inter-M7-V210 Interspace Industries NEW10-N174 Intesis9-F120 Intevi Ltd. 15-Q250 intoPIX10-H120 InventDesign10-S130 Invict NEW15-G256 IP Digital Signage Solutions 8-G435 iRidium mobile 9-F120 IRTOUCH13-C120 ise Individuelle Software und Elektronik GmbH 9-F120 iSmart Video 13-B155 IsoTek SMART Power 15-T295 ITEC15-T290

J

James Loudspeaker 7-P205 James Visual Electronics Limited NEW12-A100 JD-MEDIA Co., LTD. 7-X205 Jenoptik Inc. NEW15-R325 JERN NEW15-G268 Jiangsu Baihong 9-B105 Jiangsu Derhino Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd 8-E477 Jiangsu Odin Electronic and Technology Co.,Ltd. NEW13-F100 Jiangsu TX Plastic Optical Fibers Co.,Ltd NEW14-B132 Jinwei Wire&Cable Co. 7-S185 JK Jingke International Company Limited 15-B255 JM Supplies 13-B120 Jobtura NEW15-P245 JoeCo7-E250 JTS PROFESSIONAL CO., LTD NEW14-B167 JUNG9-E122 Just Add Power Ultra HD over IP 5-S138 JVC14-B134

K

KanexPro1-N15 KAPTIVO15-G225 KARAK Electronics Co., Ltd 15-U290 K-array7-X204 KAUBER6-H140 Keewin Display Co., Ltd. 8-E430 KEF / GP Acoustics GmbH 7-H190 KENSENCE Technology Development Co., Ltd 2-E60 Keonn8-C310 Kern & Stelly Medientechnik GmbH 5-R130 Key Digital 1-M60 KF SRL 8-K145 Kindermann GmbH 5-R30 Kindwin Opto Electronic (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd 12-K80 Kinglight8-A200 Kino-mo NEW10-N150 Kinoserver NEW15-H220 Kiosk Korea NEW15-D235 KIRRON light components GmbH & Co KG 8-M175 Kiss Box bv 15-W310 Kling & Freitag GmbH 7-E215 Klipsch14-C160 Klotz AIS 6-N140 KNX 1-N130, 9-F120 Konka E-Display 8-K185, 12-P90 KONO Support Technology Ltd 15-C100 KOTRA 8-C476, 15-D240 Kramer Electronics Ltd 1-F20 KS Beschallungstechnik GmbH NEW14-B165 kvm-tec electronic GmbH 14-M165

L

L-Acoustics7-X220 Lang AG 1-H50 Larnitech GmbH 9-B170 Lawo AG 7-P200

Exhibitor list correct at time of going to press (November 2017)


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LCF-RGGLED NEW15-B100 LDA Audio Tech 7-H217 Lectrosonics, Inc. 7-H218 LEDBLADE15-D213 Ledcon Systems GmbH 8-E185 LEDECA8-K270 LedGo Sales BV 8-K120 LED-Hero8-K185 Ledman Optoelectronic Co., Ltd 8-G180 Ledtechnology14-M225 LEEM PRODUCTS CO.,LTD. NEW15-D242 Legamaster International B.V. 10-P170 Legrand 1-N10, 1-M15 Leon Speakers, Inc 1-N85 LEX SYSTEM 8-C313 Leyard12-H80 LG Electronics 12-K90 lifesize NEW14-B180 Lightact NEW15-G280 Lighthouse Technologies Limited 8-G250 Lightking 12-F20, 12-F30, 12-H30 Lightlink 12-K30, 12-K50, 12-H20 Lightware3-B145 Lilin UK 9-E100 LINDY8-G200 Linkx Electronics Co., Ltd 7-P185 Linsn Technology 12-F30 Listen Technologies 7-C190 Listen Vision NEW8-M410 Litemax NEW15-H284 Lithoss9-E170 Lode Audio Ltd 5-R34 LOGIC14-K110 Logic Systems Pro Audio LTD NEW15-G230 Logitech 11-B179, 11-B188 Loxit Ltd. 11-G150 LUCKY TONE, LIKE AUDIO, SPIRIT NEW14-C220 LUMEN LED CO.,LIMITED NEW12-A70 Lumens Digital Optics Inc. 1-M140 Lumi Legend Corporation 1-E95, 1-E90 Lutron1-M120 Luxon NEW8-C290 LUXUL1-Q120 Lynx Innovation NEW15-R327 Lynx Pro Audio 7-M239

M

M.R. LED 12-C20 M2L Co., Ltd 8-A280 MA Lighting 7-P225 MACROBLOCK, INC. 8-C430 Magewell Electronics Co., Ltd. 8-G415 Maior15-U300 Mansion Industry Co., Ltd 7-S192 Marconi14-M120 Martin Audio 7-K200, 7-K190 Marvel Technology (China) Co., Ltd 15-H240 MASCOT NEW14-M210 Mathembedded NEW10-N178 Matrox Electronic Systems GmbH 11-D120 Maverick5-S30 Mdina Media 15-R302 Mean Well 9-D127 MEDER CommTech GmbH 1-Q80 MEDIA Solutions NEW5-S100 Media Vision The Conference Company 3-C105 Mediasite by Sonic Foundry 11-D150 MEDIUM8-G350 Merging Technologies 7-S190 Meridian Audio 7-E210 Mersive 14-N130, 14-N120 METEL s.r.o. 9-A120 Metra Home Theatre 1-Q65 Meyer Sound 1-M90 Middle Atlantic Products 1-N10 Midwich Ltd 5-R130 Mihler Tech Co., Ltd NEW15-W260 Mildex Optical Inc 8-K434 Mimo Monitors 8-C277 Minrray Industry Co, Ltd 13-C130 MIPRO NEW14-B160

Integrated Systems Europe 2018

Miravue2-A30 MiTek Corporation 6-K160 Mitsubishi Electric Europe 2-A20, 2-B20 MMT | HYPEBOX 8-M350 MOBIMA & WAYO 8-M300 MODULO PI 14-K135 molitor GmbH NEW15-G276 MONACOR7-X216 Monitor Audio Ltd. 5-R100 Montarbo NEW7-C235 Moobo NEW15-S300 Mood Media NEW8-G100 Moovia5-S55 Morel7-V198 MU SOLVERS CO., LTD. NEW15-D230 Multi-Caisses Inc 3-A130 MultiCAM Systems 13-F140 MultiTaction11-F170 Multivision Screens NEW14-C175 Murideo15-S286 Music & Lights S.r.l. 7-V215 MuxLab1-F114 MY-Semi Inc. 8-C315

N

Nanjing Lopu Technology Co., Ltd. NEW8-E125 Navaho Technologies Ltd. 10-R120 Navitar2-A40 Navori8-C390 NDS8-E260 NDS Solutions 8-C318 NEAR7-S229 NEC Display Solutions 5-R20 Neets1-F130 Neutrik AG 6-N150 Newline Interactive, Inc 11-C180 Newstar12-N50 NewStar 1-H127, 5-S80 Newtek EMEA 10-K150 NEXCOM International Co., Ltd 8-C145 Nexio Co., Ltd 8-A220 NEXT-proaudio7-V221 Nexus 21 1-N85 Nexxia Audio Solutions NEW15-G242 Nicolaudie France 9-B125 Niles Audio 1-N50 NIMBUS NEW15-U325 Ningbo Top Sound Audio 15-H245 Niveo Professional 15-P280 Nodeark AB 8-K158 NorthVision Technology Inc. NEW13-B130 Novasonar/ML-Audio/Confiwall1-Q100 NovaStar 12-A75, 12-C80 NoviSign Software 8-C316 Novus Dahle 8-K317 NSG Group 8-K475 NTi Audio AG 1-E135 Nü Signage 8-C275 Nureva Inc 13-D110, 13-D115 NuVo Technologies 1-N10 Nuvola Media 8-C490

O

Oblong Industries 11-D170 Observables, Inc. NEW15-G258 OCA Alliance 7-R240 Ocilion IPTV Technologies 15-G110 ODHitec8-C474 Okayo Electronics., LTD. 1-E80 OMB srl 2-E50 Omnitapps Multi-Touch Software 8-E350 One Smart Control NEW9-E176 One Systems 7-E227 OneAV - PureLink GmbH / HDANYWHERE5-R85 OneKing15-R255 Onelan Ltd. 8-C282 Ophit Co. Ltd. 10-H150 Opticis Co. Ltd 5-U60 Opticonn - Inc NEW15-G236 OPTIMAL Co., Ltd. 15-D244 OPTIMUS6-F150 OPTO TECH CORPORATION 8-C320 Optoma Europe 1-N80, 1-N70, 12-E80

Exhibitor list correct at time of going to press (November 2017)

Optowell Co., Ltd 2-E80 Opus Technologies 7-X225 Oray / Erard Pro 3-C90 Origin Acoustics 5-U100 Osborne Technologies 13-C100 Outline7-X210 Owner5-S120

P

P. Audio 7-E227 P59-B127 PA STRONG NEW15-W250 Pallas 12-C110, 11-F110 Pan Acoustics GmbH 7-P220 Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH 1-H20 Paradigm Electronics Inc. 15-E230 Parasound1-Q115 Partilink2-E70 Pascom Co., Ltd 15-H110 PASO SPA 7-P210, 7-C205 PCP Solutions 8-A350 PEAVEY COMMERCIAL AUDIO 7-M210 Peerless by Tymphany NEW14-C100 Peerless-AV12-F90 Penn Elcom Ltd 5-R125 Percon Export S.L.U. 14-H130 Pexip AS 11-C110 Pharos Architectural Controls NEW9-D128 Phcistar8-E475 Philips Dynalite NEW9-D180 Philips Professional Display Solutions 10-K170, 10-H170 Phonak Communications NEW15-W330 PIEGA SA NEW5-R98 Pinanson14-C180 PixelArt NEW15-G254 PKLNS13-E106 Planar, a Leyard company 12-H80 Plantronics NEW9-A180 Plastica Panaro srl 14-B124 Platinum Tools 14-K170 Pliant Technologies 7-X200 POLAR7-S230 Polycom11-B140 PowerFirst Technology Company Limited NEW15-G274 Powersoft15-U265 PQ Labs, Inc 8-G490 Prase1-H135 Presentations 2Go NEW15-G266 PresTop Products 8-E350 Prismaflex International 8-A180 ProAV NEW14-M110 Procella Audio 5-U90 ProDVX Europe BV 8-K415 Proel Spa 7-V190 Proficient1-N50 Profusion PLC NEW15-G222 PROIETTA SRL 15-R267 project: syntropy GmbH / domeprojection.com2-A60 Projecta2-C50 ProKNX9-F120 Promethean NEW13-C150 ProofVision NEW5-V125 Protech Electronics & Technology Limited 15-H200 PROWISE NEW13-E150 Proxiled NEW8-G184 Prysm Inc. 11-C150 Pulse-Eight9-B100 PureDomotica9-E155 PureLink14-M195

Q

Q-Better Lda 8-G310 Qbic Technology Co., Ltd 15-P230 Qidong Vision Mounts Manufacturing Co.,Ltd 15-T305 QMotion1-M15 QOMO13-C155 QSC, LLC 7-E200 QSTECH12-F80 Quarta1-E85 QUEST ENGINEERING NEW14-K200

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Quested7-V222 QUIK LOK NEW7-C235 QUIVIDI8-C319

R

Rako Controls 5-R90 RAM Audio 7-T190 RapidSignage Inc. 8-M140 rAVe Europe 14-H170 RAVELL NEW15-W265 RCF7-R190 RDL Europe B.V. 7-H213 REACH TECH 13-E175 Realfiction15-A250 Rebeam GmbH NEW2-A70 Redfish Group Pty Ltd NEW9-F120 Redleaf5-R83 Relidy Marketing NEW15-G234 Renkus-Heinz7-V192 Restmoment Electron Co., Ltd NEW7-M230 Retop LED Display Co., Ltd. 12-F55 Revolabs, part of Yamaha UC 11-F120 Revolution Acoustics 7-V180 Revox Deutschland GmbH 7-M205 Rextron International Inc. 12-F110 RF TRANSMISSION NEW15-W292 RGBlink 12-F40, 12-P60, 8-C160 Ricoh Europe Plc 9-B176 RIEDEL Communications 6-K150 RME7-M237 RMG Networks NEW8-G169 ROBE7-X195 Robolift3-A125 Rocketsign 8-C205, 8-G290, 12-K82 ROE Visual 12-E60 Roland1-H124 Rong Electric NEW12-F30 ROOMDIMENSIONS NEW14-C125 RSF Europe 5-V20 RTI1-N90 RTS Intercom 3-B90 Russound1-M60 Rutenbeck9-E122 Rythmes & Sons 7-R185

S

S. Siedle & Söhne Telefon- und Telegrafenwerke OHG 9-D150 SAFE S.R.L. NEW14-C120 Salamander Designs Ltd. 1-Q60 SAMCEN7-X250 SAMIL CDS 8-C270 Samsung Display 4-S100 Samsung Electronics 4-S100 SANEL1-N15 Sanming Audio Enterprise (Kunshan) CO., LTD NEW15-Q260 SATSON10-R127 Saubag8-C397 Savant Systems Europe 5-U120 Scala8-E160 Schertler SA NEW15-T250 Schnick-Schnack-Systems GmbH 8-M120 Screen Excellence 1-Q110 Screen Innovations 1-N85 Screenint1-N40 SCREEN-LED Sp. z o.o. Sp. K. 8-G130 ScreenLine1-H120 SDVoE Alliance 3-B150 SEADA Technology Ltd 15-D100 Sean & Stephen Corporation NEW14-C133 SEC NEW15-S255 Sedao8-G167 Seetronic12-N21 Seikaku Technical Group Ltd 7-C200, 7-C198 Seloy Live 15-S290 Sennheiser2-B50 Sensape GmbH NEW14-C123 Servoreeler Systems NEW15-G252 SevenSound7-C240 Shanghai Sansi Electronic Engineering Co., Ltd 15-C230 Shanghai Tianai Acoustics Co., Ltd NEW15-G270


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Sharp12-E100 Shenzhen Auroled Tech. CO., LTD 8-E370 Shenzhen BAKO Optoelectronics Co. Ltd. 12-P60 Shenzhen BesdLED Co., LTD 8-A140 Shenzhen Brighter Optical&Electrical Tech. Co., Ltd. NEW15-P250 Shenzhen Chip Optech Co., Ltd 8-E290 Shenzhen Comte Intellegence Tech Corp Ltd. 15-K250 Shenzhen Donview Electronic Technology Co., Ltd 13-D140 Shenzhen Egreat Tech Co., Limited NEW15-D110 Shenzhen Free Interactive Technology Co., Ltd 13-D120 Shenzhen GCL Electronics Co., Ltd 8-G390, 8-C450 Shenzhen Gloshine Technology 8-C120, 8-C140 Shenzhen HDCVT Technology Co., Ltd 8-M450 Shenzhen Helilai Technology Co.,ltd NEW15-D250 Shenzhen Hwawan Power Co.,Ltd. NEW8-C250 Shenzhen iBoard Technology Co., Ltd. 13-B134 Shenzhen JinJiuTianShi Industry Co.,Ltd 13-B165 Shenzhen Kingaurora Opto-tech Co., Ltd 15-D210 Shenzhen KTC Commercial Display Technology Co.,LTd 8-C410 Shenzhen L&M Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. NEW8-A240 Shenzhen LAMP Technology Co., LTD 12-H50 Shenzhen Lenkeng Technology Co., Ltd 8-A370 Shenzhen Liantronics CO., LTD 12-E30, 12-C30 SHENZHEN LINKO ELECTRIC CO., LTD 8-E475 Shenzhen Magnimage Technology Co., Ltd 8-C220, 8-M160 SHENZHEN NEXNOVO TECHNOLOGY CO, LTD. 8-C250 Shenzhen Pinwei Technology Ltd NEW8-C273 Shenzhen PTN Electronics Limited5-S100 Shenzhen PUAS Industrial Co., LTD NEW15-G282 Shenzhen Rcstars Technology Co., Ltd 8-E435 Shenzhen Ruiling Optoelectronic Co., Ltd. 8-M410 SHENZHEN SCENICO OPTOELECTRONIC CO., LTD NEW15-P255 Shenzhen Skyview Photoelectric Co., Ltd 8-K180 Shenzhen Smart Sphere Technology Co., Ltd. 15-E100 Shenzhen Speedleader Technology Co., Ltd 8-A450 Shenzhen T-Brisun Case Co., Ltd NEW8-C250 Shenzhen TimeLink 11-F150 Shenzhen Uniview Led Co., Ltd 12-N60,  12-N50, 12-N30 Shenzhen VDWALL Co., Ltd NEW12-F20 SHENZHEN VTEAM CO.,LTD 8-A240 Shenzhen WeDo Century Industrial Co., Ltd. 15-U297 SHENZHEN WQSLED PHOTOELECTRIC CO., LTD 8-C276 Shenzhen YingLun NEW Technology co., Ltd. 8-A279 SHENZHEN ZHENGWEI ELECTRONIC CO., LTD NEW7-H250 Shenzhen Zhongrun Optoelectronics Technology Co.,Ltd NEW15-H250 Shenzhen Zorsika Technology Co., Ltd NEW15-G272 Show Theatre Equipment Trekwerk bv NEW7-S196 Showho NEW8-C160 Showlogix15-W310

Shure Europe 3-B110 Shuttle8-G315 Sidev5-R130 Sightcorp8-M180 signagelive8-G335 SigNET NEW7-E235 SiliconCore Technology, Inc. 10-S155 Silora R&D (A.C.S) Ltd. 5-S100 Silvertel NEW5-S100 simax electronics GmbH NEW7-V235 Smart Cabling & Transmission Corp.5-V50 SMART Technologies 13-D155 smart things 9-D189 Smarter Living B.V. NEW15-G244 SmartMetals Mounting Solutions 11-F130 Smartsign15-N230 Smit Visual 14-M130 SMS / Evoko 15-B250 SnapAV NEW5-U140 Snowhite Display Technology Co., Ltd 6-K140 SOLEDGE 5-S95, 5-S90 Solid State Logic 7-S193 SOLTEC11-B170 Sommer cable GmbH 5-S110 Sonance1-N100 Sonifex NEW10-K165 Sonodyne International Pvt Ltd 7-T196 Sony1-N20 Sound Control Technologies 11-F160 Sound Plug Electronic Co., Ltd. NEW15-E380 Soundcast5-R140 SoundGraph Inc. NEW8-C472 Soundking Group NEW14-B100 Soundtube/Solid Drive/Rock 3-C110 SOVICO Professional 7-M245 Soyo Technology Development Co., Ltd 15-E220 SpeakerCraft1-N50 Specktron15-P265 SpinetiX8-E270 spo-comm GmbH 8-C355 Squadrat GmbH 8-A100 Stage Campus 7-C220 Stage Tec GmbH 6-E140 Stardraw.com7-T199 StarLeaf11-C120 ST-DIGITAL8-C370 Stealth Acoustics 5-R110, 5-R115 Steinigke Showtechnic GmbH 15-W295 Steinway Lyngdorf 10-P120 Stewart Audio 7-N190 Stewart Filmscreen 1-F50 STiNO GmbH 8-E190 Stoltzen NEW15-G220 StormAudio1-N122 Stream TV Networks 15-M245 Streamit BV 8-C100 StreamPlay5-S100 StreamUnlimited Eng. GmbH 7-S197 Structured Cable Products Inc. 5-S70 SUMACRO12-K30 Sun Rise Exact Industrial Co. 8-C272 Sunfire1-N50 Suntec Glass NEW8-C471 Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing Co., Ltd 15-A230, 8-C395 Suzhou Handy Audio-Visual Technology Co.,Ltd NEW15-S305 Suzhou Keda Technology Co.,Ltd NEW13-C130 Suzhou t-WIN Technology Service Company 8-E480 SY Electronics Ltd. 5-U65, 5-V65 Symbicon Ltd. NEW15-K245 Symetrix7-N190 Synthax GmbH 15-G100 syscomtec Distribution AG 8-K270

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T+A elektroakustik 5-R98 TAG-HORTUS c/o Audio SUD 7-V200 Taiden Industrial Co., Ltd. 3-C105 Taiwan Carol Electronics CO., LTD. 7-E239 tasker7-R220 Tau Audio Solutions 3-C110, 5-R80 TCI Cables 14-K100 tci GmbH 9-F120 TDG Audio 1-Q120 TDI Group 5-V55 TeamMate13-C140 Tecco10-P180 Techflex, Inc. 7-C180 Technolution B.V. 15-N265 TECO9-D125 Teledyne LeCroy 10-H190 Telelogos8-E310 Telestream NEW15-G200 Televic Conference 3-B140, 3-A140 Televic Education NEW13-A120 Temas Technology 13-F130 Tempest5-V35 Tenderspecs.com NEW15-H223 Tendzone7-R203 Terra Speakers 1-N15 Texas Instruments 1-N70 Theatrixx Technologies 14-H135 Theben AG 9-E155 Thinklogical10-R140 Thinknx9-E155 TMB7-E778 TOA Europe 7-R200 Tonar & Allitone 5-V82 Toner Cable Equipment NEW UK Ltd 15-H280 tonwelt8-G110 TOP-TEC13-E130 TOP-UP INDUSTRY CORP. NEW15-W322 TORUS POWER 1-Q115 Toshiba Business Display Solutions 3-C120 Total Technologies, Ltd. 7-C245 TOTEM5-S135 TOTEM OF DESIGN 15-H265 Transtech LED Co., Ltd 8-K490 Trinnov5-U90 Tripleplay Services Ltd 10-N155 TRIUMPH BOARD a.s. 13-A130 TRIUS Vertrieb NEW 7-S231, 7-S225 TrueConf11-D126 TSD Electronics T echnology Co., Ltd 8-G430 TTL Network GmbH 7-C185 TUTONDO7-H180 TVOne1-M130 TW Audio 1-F110

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U.T.E. Electronic GmbH & Co. KG 14-M165 UDE NEW7-X203 UL International LTD 5-S100 Uniclass Technology Co., LTD 8-M190 Unicol5-S93 Unilumin Group Co., Ltd 12-E60,  12-F60, 12-H50 Unitech Systems 10-H130 UNIVE Co., Ltd. 15-S282 UNIVOX7-S199 UPSILON GROUP NEW15-G278 URBEN NEW14-A140 URC1-N15 Utelogy NEW14-M170

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Vaddio2-C50 ValueHD Corporation 11-A140 Vantage1-N10 VCM8-G480 Ventuz Technology 8-K390 Veo-Labs13-B150 Vestel10-P150 VICOM 10-N180, 8-E120 VidCAD15-K220 VIDELCO Europe Limited 10-R180

Videotree5-V100 VIDERO8-E240 Videxio11-A150 ViewSonic Europe Ltd 11-B150 Visiology14-K150 Vision5-S30 VisionAD S.àr.l 8-G164 Visionary Solutions Inc 15-R320 VisionsConnected11-A110 VisioSign A/S 8-E187 VISIVO GmbH & Co. KG 5-S55 Visual Productions BV 6-K142 VITEC NEW14-B125 VITREA5-S130 VIVALDI GIOVE FREE MULTIROOM15-S289 Viveroo GmbH 5-V60 Vivitek5-R60 VIZ-ART AUTOMATION 5-V25 V-king Technology Co.,Ltd NEW15-G262 VNS NEW8-M140 Vogel’s Product B.V. 1-M30 Voice-Acoustic NEW15-W345 Volume Network 15-S250 VOOME NETWORKS 8-A270 Vue Audiotechnik Europe GmbH 14-H140 VuWall15-N275 VVS14-M135

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Wacebo Europe Srl 13-D125 Wallin.tv8-C312 Wall-Smart2-E90 Waterfall Audio 5-S95, 5-S90 Wealleys Technologies Co., Ltd. 5-U130 WEMOOVE NEW15-W340 Westlab Audio GmbH 7-Z210 Whirlwind NEW14-B130 Williams Sound 7-C210 WINLIGHT8-K110 Winner Wave TW Limited 13-E105 WireGate NEW9-F120 WIRELESS MEDIA TECH CO., LIMITED NEW14-B168 Wireworld1-Q115 Wisdom Audio 5-S120 Wize-AV Mounting Solutions 15-N245 WolfVision GmbH 1-M20 WORK PRO - Equipson S.A. 7-M200 Wuhu Xingdian Industrial Co.,Ltd.15-H100 WUXI LEXIN CO., LTD. 6-K147 WyreStorm Technologies 5-S60

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Xantech1-N50 Xilica Audio Design 7-M220 Xilinx, INC. 15-K222 XOUNTS NEW14-C190 XPO Screens BV NEW15-W335 XR Theatre PF-140 XTA Electronics / MC2 Audio 7-C225 XTREM SCREEN 5-S95, 5-S90 Xtreme Media Pvt. Ltd NEW8-A110

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Yaham Optoelectronics Co.,Ltd 15-C380 Yamaha Commercial Audio 3-C112 YDEA15-A200 Yealink11-A130 Yönnet Bilisim 9-F120 YO-TRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 7-S240 YUAN High-Tech Development Co., Ltd. 8-M170 YUNG INTERNATIONAL NEW INC. 15-G260

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ZeeVee10-H195 ZHEJIANG DGX ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD 8-C225 Zhuhai Lenscen Electric Co., Ltd 1-E70 zioxi NEW15-K230 Z-Wave Alliance 9-F170 Zykronix International Group 9-F80 Zytronic8-M310

Exhibitor list correct at time of going to press (November 2017)


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