The world of business video is becoming a three-ring circus, with the folks at Cisco, Microsoft, and Adobe all vying for the big-top spotlight. At least that’s the conclusion that one may draw after walking the floor of the Streaming Media West trade show held in Los Angeles in early November. Sure, more vendors tha
If this year’s Consumer Electronics Show can be taken as a gauge, you should expect the clamor surrounding this part of the digital marketplace to grow into an absolute roar in the next couple months as we see the roll-out of a new version of Apple’s iPad and multiple devices based on Google’s Android operating system
A demonstration of Meyer Sound's new Constellation Electroacoustic Architecture system at the company's Berkeley, CA headquarters offers an insight into how performance spaces will be used in future -- and how our industry might deal with a reduction in available wireless mic frequency bandwidth.
In recent years, many audio and video manufacturers in the consumer, recording, MI, or just about any space began to show more than a little interest in the market that seemed like it just wouldn't quit: commercial installation. Today it looks like they made the right guess. As for the AV integrators themselves, compa
This is an industry founded by self-proclaimed "tinkerers" whose favorite swag at trade shows is tiny screwdrivers -- or better yet, tiny screwdrivers with bright LED flashlights that make it possible to see tiny screws in dark equipment closets. So it's not entirely surprising that in good times and bad, the innovati
When people talk about the impending convergence of AV and IT, they're forgetting one thing. "We're the 'I' in 'IT' -- we're the audio and video. We're the information," emphasized David Silberstein, national product sales specialist, at Crestron's Rockleigh, NJ headquarters last week. If Crestron's expanding Digita