Cloud-managed WiFi isn't new, but it's still underutilized.
In the AV world, we’ve all seen a back-and-forth between the importance of the “A” (audio) versus the “V” (video) over the years. It’s easy to say that in “AV” both sides are equally important. And they are. But not only has the video side seen a greater surge of new technology in recent years—audio and video have always been, and will continue to be, very different animals.
Originally built in 1929, Iron City underwent major AV upgrades to rock hard with bands like Slayer.
Austin, TX-based Bazaarvoice has added a 3x3 video wall to increase the "wow" factor in its lobby.
Carnival Cruise Lines completed its new fleet operations center (FOC), courtesy of systems integrator Constant Technologies.
AV technology is fundamental layer GM World in Detroit, MI.
The Gorecki Center faced a problem familiar to the tech integration industry—the aging technology that controlled the projectors, speakers, and microphones was failing, too old to repair, out of manufacture, and far less capable than modern solutions. Integration firm J. Becher & Associates came to the rescue by installing an ELAN control system, giving managers far better control, reliability, and new mobile access
Two big industry trends were top of my mind, as my plane touched down in South Carolina last week to attend the Synnex Strategic Partner Summit in Greenville, that took place May 16-18. And as the Summit progressed–hosted by the big AV distributor Synnex with hundreds of attendees from the AV integrator and reseller community– the trends came to the foreground in interesting and some unexpected ways.
AVIXA has named Mike Weems, CTS, MCP the winner of the 2018 Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement Award.
The 2018 InfoComm Rental & Staging New Product Awards are open for online entry. The Awards recognize the best new products introduced from June 2017 to April 2018, for either the Staging market, or the AV rental market. And with the increasing use of digital signage/display for live events, digital signage products are eligible for entry.