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Travis Tuttle, Key Account Manager at Absen
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AVT Question: Please share insight into display technology trends, new form factors, and applications.

Thought Leader: Travis Tuttle, Key Account Manager at Absen

AV/IT decision makers stand at the crossroads of technological evolution, facing an array of choices that will shape their organizations' communication and presentation capabilities. Whether considering interactive, touch-enabled, or immersive solutions, several key trends should be foremost in their minds when charting the course for their next AV/IT purchases.

Decision makers should seek solutions with robust cybersecurity features, safeguarding sensitive information and ensuring the integrity of their systems." —Travis Tuttle, Key Account Manager at Absen

First, user experience emerges as the paramount consideration. In an era where seamless interaction is expected, touch-enabled and interactive technologies offer intuitive interfaces that foster engagement. These tools not only facilitate collaboration but also enhance presentations by enabling dynamic content manipulation. AV/IT choices should focus on empowering users, and encouraging active participation and knowledge sharing.

Another critical consideration is flexibility. The modern workspace demands adaptable tools that seamlessly integrate with existing systems and accommodate evolving needs. Interoperability between different devices and platforms ensures smoother communication and enhances productivity. Decision makers should prioritize solutions that offer compatibility and scalability, safeguarding their investments in the long term.

Additionally, the trend towards immersive experiences cannot be ignored. Virtual and augmented reality are transforming how information is presented and absorbed. Forward-thinking decision makers should explore the potential of immersive technologies to create captivating and memorable experiences. These innovations hold the promise of transporting users to new realms of learning and communication.

Security must remain a steadfast concern. As AV/IT landscapes become increasingly connected, the risk of breaches and data leaks heightens. Decision makers should seek solutions with robust cybersecurity features, safeguarding sensitive information and ensuring the integrity of their systems.

The AV/IT landscape is undergoing rapid transformation, with interactive, touch-enabled, and immersive technologies leading the way. As decision makers plan for their next purchases, they must keep in mind the user experience, trends of flexibility, immersion, and security. By embracing these trends, organizations can position themselves at the forefront of innovation, fostering collaboration, communication, and success in an ever-evolving digital landscape.

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Cindy Davis
Brand and content director of AV Technology

Cindy Davis is the brand and content director of AV Technology (AVT). She was a critical member of the AVT editorial team when the title won the “Best Media Brand” laurel in the 2018 SIIA Jesse H. Neal Awards. Davis moderates several monthly AV/IT roundtables and enjoys facilitating and engaging in deeper conversations about the complex topics shaping the ever-evolving AV/IT industry. She explores the ethos of collaboration, hybrid workplaces, experiential spaces, and artificial intelligence to share with readers. Previously, she developed the TechDecisions brand of content sites for EH Publishing, named one of the “10 Great Business Media Websites” by B2B Media Business magazine. For more than 25 years, Davis has developed and delivered multiplatform content for AV/IT B2B and consumer electronics B2C publications, associations, and companies. A lifelong New Englander, Davis makes time for coastal hikes with her husband, Gary, and their Vizsla rescue, Dixie, sailing on one of Gloucester’s great schooners and sampling local IPAs. Connect with her on LinkedIn